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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PPww ?ywbe necessary to open the question of the extension of time for rebate again. Will Not Pay Lawyer's Bill A bill was presented from W. C. j ascertain whether it is entitle! to x Ivcs for for services 'in preparing, j delivery or not. the street railway agreement and at-j Tne matter was laid over for the ten-ding council meetings to consider i new cmmcn to consider. a site for a post: office on the square, and the other asking tLe council to take a, census of the city during the coming winter so as to the same. It was moved that the bill be referred to Mr. Conybeare for payment as had been agreed, and such a concession, as their land had that the bill in connection with ad- been bought and the line used with the understanding that it was to be exclusively for city use. Mr. Taylor gas-company for payment. was informed that the council could take no action in the matter. Want to Build a Tramway A communication from the C. F. Spencer Company, of London, Eng- land, making an offer to tay down a tramway track and lease the same to the city, was received and filed. A communication was read from Mrs. William Henderson, expressing to the people of the city, through the council, the heart-felt thanks of her- vertising the gas franchise by-law foe referred to Mr. Reid the promoter of CITY AND DISTRICT The Sunday of St. Angus- tin's Church will hold their Christ- mas entertainment in the Parish Hall on Thursday eveniag at 8 p.m. The marriage of W. E. Bartlett to Miss E. Dunn of Devonshire, Eng., took place in the parsonage of "Wes-j ley Churck last night. The couple j were attended by J. Jones and Miss Ina Morrison. Rev. T. P. Perry con- ducted the ceremony. Mr. and Mrs.j Bartlett will reside at Sundial. I The Caledoaians will pull off a cou- j pie of good snorting events on Christ-1 mas Day. The feature will 'be a five- mile road race, .starting at eleven o'clock from the Hudson's Bay cor- ner, out Baroness to Westminster, down London and up Round, finishing up by four laps of the public square. A football match will be played in the afternoon at three o'clock with Taber as the Gallics' opponent. The Wesley Church Sunday School Christmas entertainment will be held in Wesley Church on Wednesday evening at 7.30 p.m. A good pro- gramme .has been prepared and each class is making an of- fering for benefit of the poor in the city. The entertammfnt will -be free and treats will be distributed to the ckiWten the close. Joe Hemm and Tony Keller of Al- bion Ridge were tried before Inspec- tor West yesterday -and fined J5 and costs each for creating a disturbance at 'Albion Ridge School House after a dance on Dec. 3rd. On Wednesday evening Dec. 22n4 the "Christmas Treat" and entertain ment of the combined Sunday Schools of Knox Chureh and the new Presby- terian Chorch in the North Ward will be held in the basement of Knox Church from 7.30 to 9.60 p.m. It is hoped that all the children will be present and as many of the parents as possible. BUILDING PERMITS following buildlnp permits were issued this morning: J.E. Terrill, store and office build- ing for florist on Ashmead street, to cost C. Matchett, a stable and granary on Barnes street for ELECTIONS IN MANITOBA Winnipeg, Dec. are to be held today throughout Mani- toba in cities, towns and villages and rural municipalities. Considerable Interest is taken In the contests In Asslniboia. St. Vital and St Boniface there being a large number of Wlnnl- peters who have votes In these elec- tions. A bill from Robert Nimmons for rent of Kennedy's Hall for the public meeting in the North Ward and for advertising the meeting was also pre- sented. Alderman Bowman stated that -he did not think the city was justified in paying this bill, as the meeting had been called without being au- thorised by the mayor. It was moved that the account be paid, but that further accounts on- self and family for their sympathy. curred by ratepayers without the au- and tributes of respect- The letter I thoritr of the mayor or eoumcil was filed on motion. should not be Supt. -Reid's Report The report of Supt. A. Reid i read showed that gallons as Managua, Nicaragua, Dec. Jose Madriz, the newly elected presi- dent of Nicaragua, who took the oatb. of office this morning, was formerly- minister of foreign affairs. He is a comparatively young man, lawyer and author. He represented Nicaragua at the Central American court of jus- tice at Cartage and was chairman of the Nicaraguan delegation of the Cen- tral American peace conference held in Washington in 1907 being elected secretary of the conference. Madriz is said to hare been closer to Zelaya than any of the-former president's as- sociates. He is considered an able man." RECORD OF ACCIDENTS Ottawa, Dec. returns is- the number of industrial accidents in Canada during November as 422, of which 143 were fatal. There were eight trade disputes, a decrease from previous months. RECORD RECEIPTS AT POLICE OFFICE Chief Gillespie Makes An in- teresting Report To the APPRECIATION OF THE LATE The report of the chief of police, Gillespie, at the council meeting last night stated that seventy .seven cases had been tried during the month. Five hundred and twenty-five dollars had been received in, .fines at the police court, the largest amount for month on record. Of the number of j his Resolution Passed By City Council Last Night Before taking up the regular order of business at the council meeting last night Alderman. Bowman, acting as Mayor, stated that he wished to pay a tribute to the late Mayor and express Ms deep regret of the city's loss in his .death. The following res- olution was presented by. Alderman Hatch and. endorsed by the council: "Whereas by the lamented deatfi of the late .Wm. Henderson, it has pleas ed remove from our midst the Mayor of this city: And whereas during his ierm of of- fice, extending over the past two years, great progress and municipal improvements have taken place which are chiefly due to his practical know- ledge and foresight in the initiation and construction of public works and his aggressive constructive municipal and we freely and gladly ack- nowledge the benefits which have accrued to the community at large from the untiring, and intelli- gent public service of out late Mayor at all times. And whereas our late Mayor was possessed oi those personal qualities which deservedly endeared -him to -his friends and commanded the respect of arrests for disorderty conduct a very small number had been residents in the city most of them being from -the gansrs of workingmen employed out- side the city. Of these while tbcy had most' of them their season's pay on their persons while drunk in the city there had not .been one complaint under -the Be it therefore resolved that we, as, the representatives of the city of Lethbridge in council assembled do extend to Mrs. Henderson and family the 'heartfelt sympathy -of the people of the city in the -loss they have sus- tained by the death of a loving hus- band and father. And be it further resolved that 'this of being robbed. One case bad come up market bylaw, that of Wan Hop utes.of the council and a copy for- w-hich had been, appealed. This case i warded to Mrs. Henderson by the when, tried 'by the supreme court i Secretary-Treasurer. would test the validity of the ;bylaw. There -had been only cso case of al- lowing animals to run at large, that one a goat. Ten men had; been arrested under the criminal code. Only two cases of vagrancy had been reported during the month, Both these! men had been ;ent out ot the city. The chief also referred to Sergeant Edey's leaving the force. He felt that his departure meant a distinct loss to the city. The receipts for the month for lic- enses, fines and pound fees were resolution be transcribed in the min- utes, of the warded to Secr-etary-T: RAILROADS BUSY IN ALT! Alderman King enquired what hadj been done at the North Ward police tation. It was some time ago not in a condition for a policeman to stop there. The chief stated that he of water had been pumped during thcj sending two men every nigbt, month as compared with a attic over to North Ward from this parti seventeen million for the previous month. Fiftv-three new C.N.R.andG.T.P.New Lines For Next Year. Dec. year Ward from this part} ft big one for railway The building had been deveiopment in the lines guaranteed of the city. banked up and a policeman would be had been made during the month. Stati0ncd there soon. The work was progressing very fav- orably in the new power house, and by the Provincial said Hon. C. W. Cross this morning. Mr. J 4. Cross returned yesterday morning Alderman Oliver stated that the ap- from Toronto where he has been for propriation had run out so nothing j several weeks. the chances were good for its done this year in the matter able to be in operation before the n -nilt. wnuld have to bo end of the year. Alderman Hatch stated that he had visited the power house a few ago am! that everything appear- ed very satisfactory. The report was received and adopted. A communication was read F. D. Shaw stating that his property, (Continued en Want Ad. Page.) C. N. R. will build their lines from Edmonton to Athabasca Land THE STANDING OF THE CANDIDATES FIRST GRAND ius Player Piano. SECOND GRAND Winter Trip. THIRD GRAND 25-Foot Lots in Parkdalft. DISTRICT NO. Including all the City One Diamond Ring One Writing Desk. One Gold Watch One Suit Case. one Morris Chair One Silk Umbrella MISS ROSE HEATHER MISS FLORENCE LAUMAN MISS BESSIE CRONKITE MISS OLIVE DAVIES MISS EDNA ALLEN MISS VIVIAN GIBSON i.-. MISS SUSAN H. G. KILNEft MISS HANNAH KERR 34.505 MISS MINNIE LAVERICK ARTHUR HUMPHRIES MISS VIRA DOWSETT 4.09J) MISS WINNIE HARRISON 1-050 C. CHARLES %025 MISS MARGARET SMlTK 1.000 DISTRICT NO. all surrounding towns and territory outside of Lethbridge: One S100 Diamond Ring One Writing Desk. One Gold Watch One Suit Case. One Morris Chair One Silk Umbrella HUGH JOHNSON, Tabcr JAMES H. CAMPBELL, Macleod MISfS ETHEL M. McKAY, Cranbrook, B.C. MIS'SMARY L. SUNSTRUM, Blairmore MISS VILDA MATSON, Magrath MISS SUSAN WITBECK, MISS JEAN DOBBIE, Pincher MRS. D. E. COTTON, WM. E. SIMPSON, Coleman MISS ARLIE HUDSON, Purple JAMES GREAVES, Hat MISS GRACE ROBINSON, Ftrnk MISS ANNIE TOMFOHrt, Milk River MISS EDITH SINCLAIR, Medielne Hat A. A. COWIE, ......................1.205 MISS MAE SOIC1, Edmonton to Fort Assina. boine and from Strathcona to Cam- rose> Tbe c. N. R. and the G. T. P. wm also build to Calgary thus giving 01 a building but would looked into next year. The report was adopted as read. The chief addressed the council at the conclusion of the business on a couple of cases at. the police court inj also that the Canad- regard to the removing of signs. Northern will build from Edmon- city sol citor had been engaged toiton to the mountains but upon that I prosecute in this case which comes jam MaWf to up today. The other was the mat" j birth G. T. P. and the tcr of arresting of two' womea of ill c N> R throughout the province. "While in the continued Mr. Cross, "I met representatives of the repute who had broken out of the bounds of the segregated district Of Mont They had engaged counsel and he Toronto to discuss the in- that it was very urgent that every i surance under the Workmen's Insur- step be taken to carry the case act erwise it would simply mean that no "There Is a strong probability of regulations regarding could be enforced. segregation The council expressed themselves in favor of the chief's views on the mat- ter and stated that they would urge the city solicitor to spare no in conducting the case. SIGN BY-LAW CASES a considerable reduction In the cur- rent rates and the companies will is- sue a simple policy covering all the terms of the Alberta Workmen's Compensation act." Speaking or the coming session of ff legislature Mr. Cross said that :tne big: item of business would be the new Municipal Act which will have application to villages, towns and cities. The act will not be made com. pulsory but may be adopted by the BEFORE THE COURT J dijferent municipalities as they see fit. J. K. Cornwall, M.P.P., and Capt Barker of the Northland Sun, leave The city streets by-law requires that no person shall erect a sign ex- tending over any street unless the person obtains permission of the city engineer, and no such sign shall be more than 2 1-2 feet wide or three today for Germany where they will remain for some time obtaining the latest ideas in river navigation and feet long and must be at least eight wireless telegraphy. It is the North- feet above the sidewalk and must! era Transportation Co.'s Idea to in- not extend over three feet from the stall a system of wireless telegraphy building. Five cases were up court yesterday. The cases came up before Magistrate MacDougal yester- day. All pleaded guilty except one, and he returned this morning and changed his plea to guilty. The cases were remanded to give the men a chance to comply with the by-law and thus mitigate the sentence which would be imposed. The signs in question are being tern down or remodelled. in connection with the operation of the company's steamers on the north era rivers. POLICE COURT Two cases of drunk and disorderly were tried before Magistrate Mac- Dougal this morning and fines of and costs imposed. A woman given till noon to quit the clty: One citizen was fined and cbits for allowing his cows to run at larje. ;