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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta T5e Lethbridge DaUyHerald Number 13 BECK IS IN THE FIELD FOR MAYOR Likely lo Be a Municipal Contest :it Fcrnir, n.c. THE TORY SANTA CLAUS Her.lnn, Dec. 25. Fllllny Kennudy, Dominion Lands in- was Jnsi sill Inn down 't- will, his family to his Christ- mas dinner when be received word from Ihe Department of tho Interior. Ottawa, that be had been dismissed from his position. AGAINST THE RENEWAL OF CHARTER jl'tiH-lu'r Creek Council Places Kst'll on GOOD TRADE Mm'lianls HIM! tin liuix- jHHttariiy Lsirg'e Holi- day- Business (Special to The Herald.) city schools closutl for the Christ mas holi- tlnyti yefetcnlay. The rooms were (leconiiod for llio occasion, amlj BUILD HUDSON BAY ROAD Hon. Itofot. Rogers Makes Annoiuice- inent ALBERTA PACIFIC X'o Sympathy in Foolhiil Town for This Kail- i way (.Snrcial to lllc Pinchcr Crrck. Dec. rail- way. mailers agnin tW subject j debate in the Alhi-rlil NEW STREET RAILWAY ROUTE Extension of Line lo SI. on Baroness Komi London, Dec. despatch to thn Mail from Calcutta given the rumor that Sir Krlshua (lobinda Cnptn, member of Ihc Indian council, will be appoint- eij governor of the new prov- inc.: of Dougal. A native has never before held such an position. WILL IT PAY? Winnipeg, Ucc. an'tlip effect oi the resolution passed by special qxercises were conducted interview with .1. U. McArtliur. con-1 tia. pint-tier Creek town council the various icacliera. mid over onuj for Hudson's liny Railway, the! ,llu.sl.jrfjr that U-r govrrnnicnt refuse hundred visitc-rs were present lo wil-i ,i__ n... v itnn-i-i-pnciiic char- ikm. Uoljt. Ro3ors, .Minister ol ness the exa'ininations ami exercises. aiiounced that coiislructlon From the primary department, pre-j would proceed at once, Delay In's; sided over, by Miss Nicholson, up been due to the '.'act that the Minis-1 ihrviigli. all the grades, the visit _. folluv.'cd Principal Bruce to the High heeu 1__.....t school class, taught by Miss Daniels, railway pro] Albl, char- Estimated Cost of Operat- ing Trolley Paving Contracts llepresentalions have been made lo Mayor Adams by parties interested in Uaroness Road and Call street, properly, asking thai Ihe slreel. rail- way be'built on those streets. Their suggestion h-as been carefully considered by the mayor, with the re- slfltes that the A NATIVE GOVERNOR SIFTON WILL VISIT THE CAPITAL CHRISTMAS IN THE LOCAL CHURCHES Special and Appropriate Sermons Preached by Pastors ,tr ol Railways f "K FAMOUS SURGEON IS iRIOUSLY ILL New niglu bullc- tinder tho knife twice at the j e an. s i o.. SPECIAL MUSIC Large Congregations ill Attendance at j Services Does Not Tear Attempt! The birth o( the Christ child wa. ,i i fittingly commemorated at all the to Overrule A. j Legislation Winnipeg, Dec. illi.-Hon. A. b. Sif-l m ton, premier oi' Alberta, who is visit- Doitt morning and evenings Ing his father, Hon. .1. .W. Sit'tou, Sunday, all thepas- i'n's tclliPE more the old story, ivhich centres about the little village of Juries. Ail Knox Bi'bility would rest will, the govern mem for Miss Nicholson, had provided a Christmas' tree, decorated with work o.' bcr litlle lols, and hud the black- boards covered with samples of work, In colors done by the Juveniles. I __-------------------- In each, room, exercises R. BOYLE'S OPPONENT nature of the special work licliiBJ lice. Williamson were conducted by the teachers. I night nominated by imj 3llll unhis lino wilh hospital boil, for appen.; guH BtoIlcSi T8ad as fo d am, ..Doctor Mayo passed a collectively, are' up in arms against day; his condition is very satis auv furl her concessions hcinB grunt- ory. Temperature and ave me, and then east, coinp'iet, c transportation for handful uf promoter mem for p'rovni? a t (-u tm.. i liroduce when it reaches a jn lino of railway which up tn i. nK gr.in o g v favomble." interest- .f-iospeci., o, i. point on Hudson's I (laic exists only in name. This expression nl opinion (be of the council was sought lor in- Premier Sifion in order to learn were lllc i ayior i tju, oi the people in this this feature of school work being most ,hj CollsrVvaiivt' delegates from every ,m- interesting lo the vsitors. section of the Sturgeon constituency I'J In the Fourth room, taught by Miss Klnncy, the subject treated was Xiiliiro study, will, tho vegetable klnK ilom as the basis. Tills exercise was accompanied by .drawings by the nn- pils of the more common garden veg- etables. A enrollment of (100, with, an average aUeud-ance of over 500. is Ihe, attendance record for the Fall term, and tnis'wili he improved upon during' the next term. There, arc. thirteen teachers, besides Principal firnco, and tUe twelve school rooms are proving inadequate for the large attendance. Two rooms are now rent- ed for the overflow, and these will soon prove insufficient for Iho inn pose. to be (heir candidate in the inci-.ll general e (hat and Ihe uite in tne IMU- or hy-'-elec-1 provincial n-pr.-scala.livc inc nl- jinu, .lolta Kcminis, were delegated to COALDALE HAD A BAD FIRE OFFICE AND SHEDS Of THE CITI- ZENS LUMBER COMPANY WERE DESTROYED About II o'clock last nigbl "re broke out' in tile ollicc of the Citi- j be present at the special meeting call- fa1 by the council iur their approval or rejection uf tin' pr.inosi-uloii. The council is backed by a strong feeling of ratepayers and citizens in! the stand (lie. matter. Mo emphatic does .that; feeling exist here that it is fervently j hoped-Premier- Sifton and the govern-i nicnt will new-lie to. the wishes oi the: iuany or settlements in-, volvcd. i Failing to hoodwink Hie railway this bunch of irers honed lo TABER OPERA HOlE WAS llRNED ing the loop corner of Fifth street and Third av- vices were taken by Rev. Mr. Shear- umicipal iiowers to: mas. adoption of single! His evening text was taken .IroBK "to" all Jlattlu-w 3, which told, of the great and Ihe placing of men and women 'on influence tho birth of the little child terms of absolute equality far as in Danger at. llct-lllehmi! had up- cuss-! eiiue. ed at this session of the; 1egi .Mayor Adams Elves as his reasons' that all of them appear to bo ".a- by the house that have been discuss-! fot stirred up. nations, and brought wise men, isopbers nud scholars from for Tecommendiiig this loop that it j voi-ably received both by the house influence'then felt is will serve three hotels, the Iron :lmi the country. -Mr. Sifion manifest lodav, and .Ihe Works and the brewery, thus adding vlBit Ottawa during the recess in moie n couslderablv traffic for a small (.omlectiol, wiu, the application made, speaker lioint d out as examp ol n it__ ___ ...u.. _. _r ,i.......n.i-.Ti- tin. nricc.t. (tf the 0 (I stotv me considerably urlho traffic for a small with the application maue capital outlay. Many of the men who L of the railway leg.s- eflcct- of the old btoty Hie s work in the latter I wo places live In liuioll of last session, but does not pormosa, ijadagascai and the N'ovtl, Lethbridge, an-d the building ofllinticipate any interference as the trial Korean n in favor of Ihe car line, to their places of em- suniciejic ,01- UK; jnu- t it irape-rativc ainon the Mas Lumber fo. at, Coaldalc, ca h- Bc Smith goes to Lethbridge tonight. ,wav Miss Babbitt visits Oranbrook; Miss irmilpss, but by cleanni, a> a; Iloss and Miss McDonald go to Ol- lumber between the sheds and nit blocking iary.'and Miss Murray has gone to piles, tlic larger part ot ,t L Barons, Alta. lumber -in slock was save, 1 1. e sheds 1 has been tooU'd railW'.iy schoun'. too Imlg the session besins on onicc. were completely burned as -ll ary and Principal and Mrs. Hrnee will, which; Inciuiries at the local olllce of are remaining at home to keep the house in ordtir, while the teachers are having their'outings. Mr. Bruce, ,odav however, says he will have his innings t wlxSn the runaways Tettirn. j "K'c{ Fernie merchants report a surpris- ingly heavy ChrislWas trade, where a lew weeks" ago Ihe outlook tor n mer- ry Christmas was not bright. Good Christmas Trade All the stores hnvo made extra ef- forts to have their places look like "Old. Time and It would sur- many to see how well they1 have construction is going inlo actual prac-j .i lice through whatever sections it has! decided to traverse. Fine Large limMing Fire Unknown (Special to the Herald) Taber, Dec. fine, com- modious brick opera'house, owned and 'conducted by Joljn Shirts, was practically destroyed by fire early this morning. The walls are stitl'standing but the remainder of the building is a complete wreck. Exactly when the fire started is not known, nor is the cause either. A big dance was held in trie opera house last even- ing "ind it was an early hour ti.i- mornlrig when the affair broke T'-e opera house was valued t cisht thousand dollars. sti-ance'was carried. Later reports indicate that tne fire started at about four o'clock. When the fire brigade arrived on the scene it was too late to pre- vent stemming the flames. nal-inu. IllMI JilTl ployment will add greatly to their its. validity, comfort in going to and from llleir work. .Mayor 'Adams is also consid- ering other schemes which will tend to add greatly to the earnings of ihe street railway. the Road Pay? There have .-been some sharp crit- icisms passed.sincc the stTeei railway will not be a paying concern for some time to' come. Commenting upon this this morning the mayor said lhal in his opinion it'would at least pay the p t nns .given jtldamenl in favor commenting upon the great intlu- BUSY BUY1NGLAND FOR A PORT ARTHUR AND- FORT- WILLIAM ii-nee which Ihe birth of Christ has !had on the world, the speaker went to say, that it is often tho unon- lightened those'whom one would hardly expect to accept the who arc the first lo-show the yreat changes wrought by it. "There is -a day he said, "when tile Or- iental nations, .-thi! tlic 'Hindus, will Anglo-Saxons to shame in the matter for when they I t'r'u'Ui.'C they will accept them to ,1 i truths, they w.u, accept men, LU viu Winnipeg, Man., Dec. jnlluencc w.ill.- lake terminal of the Midland- MM- ihe'nations of thi operating expenses and interest on the about: aireaay me ,st. cnuron was- h m an about j Mill have secured options on .properly Uvd, witll wreat-l, S'50 nor ,hv or fM per car. This that location io the extent ot Hun-, jllgi alld uatcissi for th tile opinion of bolli Ihe mayor and! teds of acres and that dally mote, Christm.ls festivai. The. music o festival. The. music on ig was appropriate The anthem, "Thus Ills dim' i than ,night be oxpeclcd. and they think cll; According to the rumor, the Hill; his hearers not to leave Christ put be thousand dollars, whicb is mostly insured. Ucsi'des oul the offices and sheds of the company, Manager lard also lost his furniture, as his residrnce was in part of the otlicc huildine. Mis loss will amount .rise, many lo see how well they nave mcceeded. The windows and counters bright.1 with Kcmniis cnmc under careful scrutiny, j JAW CASE OF MYSTERY IpoEsiblo a special meeting poEso 'council will be held before the end o! tho week .when the contracts will he awarded The awarding ot these con- tracts will" complete the system, and racs if the contractoiB gel the malarial on Ihe! will be able to tap Ilic projected in- !the ground during the next, twi Dec. M-Th. police are i months they wiV, he able lo Bet suet tuyslerious di'iiih ofjan to allow them to Hre more than usuall Christmas goods, and Ihe sales have been moat gratifying. The churches are preparing for I heir i onBregalionn, and all will be decorated for'tlic Greatest, of all Days' in the places of worship. As the time.for'clric elections draw near the town begins tomtit- itself and to spccttlale upon who rfnd how many the candidates for civic honors are soinK lo be. Thomas Heck lias announced him- self as a candidate for tho office ul mayor, will be at. least DUKE ATTENDED CHURCH TWICE ;OBSEBVED CHRISTMAS IN ENGLISH TO BORDEN (Ittawa, Dec. day uu u.. was spent quietly in the capital, the Ihrec new inen out for aldermen.' being against much nuiilonr Most, of the preseiH council will be in hciug sloppy mill mild. I Gabriel mine, situated thirty five mlli-n from the month of Ihe Bad Throat riv er up Lake Winnipeg. They claim u [large body of ore in sight assaying !sy there will be a big rush oi' ,-r. 'iwctors into Ihc ,Hairier, ucxt of Christmas and appealed to then to throng CJod's bouse on Christmas morning to make, their communion with God. Christmas morning Win tcr-ciiy canal, and in .that way gain direct- access to Ihc Great-Lakes, which would otherwise be .only ac- complished with a great deal of (lit-1 ,lfc Augustiu's were par- dcnlty owing to the fact that pjrtjcularly impressive. They lake frontage in thai district is sjstod ol- celebrations of the ed by the Canadian Northern and (.ommuilkin 7 and. 8" o'clock, and Canadian Pacific railroads. The pro-i at, 11 o'clock, posed inter-city canal will be an ar- u the'ch'olu. lilieial cliannel cut from the lake -in- "Thus spcakelN land to point just back of Fnrt liaro and will serve as an iiullcl lo industries requiring water Ironlage 11} uv taking in a reducing mill ANDREW HUDSON DEAD AT MAGRATH jand'a bis fans ofni'Ml over the ice. the field for re-election, and it is un- were well altcud- deratood that. Mayor BlcasdeH will try to euccced himsel-r. With such a be- .ginning i.t Ihe way of a contest it bids fll. At Didcau Hall II. li- II- The Duki- of Ctonnanglil spwn wasou j in llu- old Hnglish slylr.. Kvcry cm-1 co'imci'l is Ihc chief oi dissntls- added somol-hiug subsraiMUl I" faction, and the church settlement, are handshake. The laborers gut taking'nn active, interest ill the v.hilc others bail n'aign. Igivn, to Ilirai, and Jiisher i.nifials, ---------r----------- ijot stickpins wilh tlic Oonnaught I KEPT THE ITALIANS SUSY I monogram surmounted by Ilii- crest in I London. Malta pondent of the j ter anack bv tii.OOM ,inv. lion. K. I.. Honlcn received i artillery on The niallj. ,m.ssngi-s of good-will by mail Iil'ack was so hoi that, the Italians ,wo cables, one from 'were- able to repulse the enemy only xc.iland, and six.hours of hard flRhluiK dnrniB Mr ,.iie Aus- wliicl) tli'ev wiuesled rn- Mr' Arrests are J B. PERSEE'S SON DEAD Dec. Pci SI son of J. II. ,1'erase, of lYce i_________ and a well known anmlcu, I died loday from eo.....lieu- I lious following measles. Ho win Pit-mbor of Winnipeg. HowiUK fii.-.tball .team and phiyod "'ill, them in recently. -3 TUAN FONG A noted Chinese General who hi been aisdtairtated by hii own lltldicri ELECTIONS IN B. C. i-jiie, I lee. prov in- rial lefislature is to meet on tin- nib of Januury, and it is an o.'ien secret that