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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1921, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL TO LOCAL KIWI WBERI TOV tXPBCT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD I MM 0V UKUt HlWi FEIMIUARY UETHHU1DGK. ALBKHTA. PAGF SEVEN Citizens Ask That Final Decision On Library Site Be Deferred Until AH Proposals Are Fully Considered CLEARINGS Bank clearings for the wcuk ending today totalled against for the cor- responding week a year ago. Considerable recovery in the as for some weeks past the 1020 clearings wera higher. This would seem to Indicate that the de- lUK to mend. to Gal. Garden.'Site Jjt of V to Meet iWMtl and Z.noo people are mem- Library Board and City Council bers of the library. "It !U befits any prominent lo put anything in tho wily ot the he oon- to place the Carnegie Library a in Gait Gardens. Several speakers f i "i am anxious to vee a Carnegie the proposal. I here There are S. J. Shepherd led the attack and ot j am we tre was by Judge Jackson and BtBrtfog something that will mar the J. W. McNichol. The outcome ot the most beautiful park in Western Can- discussion was the passing of a re- adti., he continued. In reference to solution asking the city commission- ers and the Library Hoard to defer theif consideration ot the site for the building, and the appointing ot a committee to meet with these officials. The members of the committee ot building to look at. the Board of'Trade are 13 0. MiinKen- "1 think it is a very unwise thing sle, S. -T. Shepherd. R. A. Smith, J. W. placing the building opposite Sixth street, Mr. Shepherd said It would Is It Proof of Original IS QuCS- mar the best entrance to the park." T_ ,_ Instead of having the best view of Gait Gardens we will have t Judge Jackson, McNicol, Peter Lund and II. M. Wiinldingiou. 'nu3 committee met directly after the luncheon and met the city conamis- aioners and tho Library Board at 4.80 today. to do and I think It should be nip- ped the at t'.ie start Mr. j. W. McNicol followed add said: "I am opposed and I thiok Oalt Gardens should not be cut up. As for the Idea of putting a or even J. Nelson, chairman of the Lib-' to it." a library there I am opposed 1 rary Hoard made Kn appeal to go carefully aa, he said, any strenuous might kill for a long time at least, any chance of getting assistance from the Carnegie Foundation com- pany. "There are a'great many mat- ters that enter into a library question which 1 don't thinic advisable to make public at tha present time. I think that if live citliens knew all the ins ahd of library question they would take different views tlmn what have been expressed. "I think the Board of Trade should go slow on their recommendations to tlie city commissioners. The selec- tion of the site has been left to the city commissioners. Our mayor was the man who finally got the consent of the Carnegio Foundation company to ninlte this grant which thejr had canrplied. "Tilts is the last chance we ate go- Ing to have to get a public library through funds and i don't liktt In see anything done that la go- ing 10 block our chances. It will take very little opposition to lose the amount of money we are going to get ami in considering this we have to Mr. McKetiiie Was the first ipeaker to put up any resemblance ot defence tion To Be Decided in Guerin Case Whether a carbon copy of a docu- stated that he did not see it igalu un> til It wan found by .his father. He could not say how his father fount] It. In answer to Mr. bonnet to whether it was not found by his mothnr, witness thought It might have been. Mr. she "re- jojlccd and was exceeding glad." Mrs. Schwartz on atind Mrs. Hchwartt In her evidence swore that she had not visited Sweet Grasy on thfl occasion when it is claimed by the plaintiff that tho mort- Mr. Oiiiriu, procured one Dunbloxier purporting to be a notary public in the State of Montana to certify that the platntjjt and his wife took oath before him, whereas In fact, as alleged, the said DunbloKier was not present when the plaintiff nor when his wife signed the affidavits, nor did they ever swear to It before him. She stated that the only occas- ion she had been to Sweet Grass in the summer was on a Sunday when she went into an tee cream parlor. In starting his cross-examination thin morning, Mr, Bennett asked the witness William Schwartz whether he knew what was conveyed when he swore to toll the truth, tho whole truth, and nothing but the truth. The witness said that it meant the pen- alty of the court if 'he did not. keep to the truth. Mr. Bennett, ''Anything Witness: "Not that I know of." The whole, morning was taken raent is proof of the original contents llp Dy the cross-examination of the is a question which la raised In the; witness in regard to the signing of the case of Schwartz vs. Guerin. wMch is' receipt and the mortgages to the Far- now proceeding In the Supreme Court mera and Merchants Bank, Sweet The Incident transpired over a re- Grass. ceipt, purported to have been by OueHn to Schwartz, in respect toj Mrs. G. M. Hill, of Frutttand, died the IniBsactlotis that are under dls-; suddenly on radial car on her way to Piter The original receipt, produced for the proposal. sions where he __________ _____ He told of discus- 1 court, did not conform to the car- ras sitting, which were led a great deal by Mr. Neleon. He had changed hit views somewhat, he said, and cautioned slow move- ment. It had been pointed out, the ipeaker said, that the building will bon copy In the hands of the defence. It Was claimed that the receipt in the bands of Schwarti bore the marks of having part ot It cut off and the date line Milk River, substituted in place of Sweet Grass. lu addition to this not mar the tree .life or the garden there were the words "If the money lite In the park. etpressed tha fear that an agitation might'kill the library proposal for all, time, as he said, the Carnegie officials will hot stand for Lethbridge dilly-dallying much longer. was not obtained the mortgages will which were hot in. the The question of the re- be Carbon copy. ceipt and the carbon copy formed a great part of the interrogation ot the witness William Schwarll In cross- H. Whlddlngton the ityla examination by Mr. Bennett. -many bylaws and Utility Commissioner, which tho are blocks in tlie way of any library pro- position. "We have also takan up tho matter of this silo with the C.P.R. From my roadins; of the agreement in re- gard to Gait Gardens it would appear the cit'zens of- Lethbridge 'have lit- tle to say in the matter except to put UN tho monny.to keep the gardens la said Mr. Nelson. Pom inning the chairman of tlie Lib- rary Board said the present cramped accommodation holda books, and of building would be an Imprpvemenl to Gait Gardens, It will have, a good front and he thought the library should be situated cloee to the shop- ping district, as wall ai being on a street car line, the building will he sixty feet long and thirty-four feet wide, one storey Uifh with base, ment. Mr.. McNicol again rose and aald ha still objects to Gait Gardens being cut up and suggested, putting it oil the city hall site. Judge Jackson said: "I don't think that for the sum of we should mar our Gait We been proud of It. Years ago it Wai made a public trust." The ipeaker asked the city commissioners to go slow. "t feel very strongly about It." Commissioner Meech explained that the library building will ha'placed hinfl first row of trees, Me thought It Is necessary to have the" library conven- ient to the shopping district ae well as the street cars, Joe Bawilen said a building of good style should be assured. If you are healthy you can laugh and the fel- low who tells the joke will love you, Health goes with a good spine. See us today. SMITH and SMITH THE CHIROPRACTORS SHERLOCK BLDG. PHONES 1441. FISH SPECIALS FOR FRIDAY Whits Fish, per .16c Halibut, per Ib...........................26c Salmon, 2 Ibs. for .55C Finnan Haddie, per Ib.....................22c Filletted Haddie, 2 Ibs. for...............55c FREE DELIVERY. MARLOFS MEAT MARKET 1110 6TH AVE. PHONE 796. Witness that he did not re- member the date on which tbe receipt and the mortgage were signed. He disputed that it was on August 25th, stating in the end that It was a false) date. Jlo said that he did not sea Hamilton. Guerin on that day and remembered! this as he was In Lethbridge along I with Tolloy and Mis> Tolley. The re-1 ceipt in question was missing for some I time, and after he had first seen it, ho' O. COX MO 1119 Income Tax SPECIALISTS Financial ANALYSTS Business RITCHIE PATERSON AND CO. W Acadia Building ill Third Muth Good Bread, But- ter and Milk Are Perfect Foods Phone ut and we will deliver you the good butter and milk. Crystal Dairy Phone 1578. LIMITED CONCERT AND LECTURE On Newfoundland By Rev. T. D, Jones Tomorrow (Friday) Evening by splendid set of elides, In thi United Church At 8 o'clock 35c; 'Child- ren 1Bc. ORGAN RECITAL WESLEY METHODIST CHURCrl FRIDAY, FEB. BY DR. J. E. HODGSON, F.R.C.O., CALGARY ASSHTED BY MRS. 1. T. LAYTON SOPRANO MR. FREDERICK BLACKBURN LYRIC TENOR General Admiwion DOORS OPEN AT 7.15 P.M. RECITAL AT 8.00 P.M. WOMEN OF MOOSEHEART LEGION and LOYAL ORDER OF MOOSE ARC HOLDING A GRAND VALENTINE'S DANCE IN THE MASONIC HALL ON FRIDAY, FEBRUARY HTH.1921 Canadian anrf Scutch Dancing till 2. BLUE BIRD ORCHESTRA (formerly Cannoneer.' Bind) One Dollar........................ Udtai, N Children under 11 yean not idmltted. V0ood rtfreahmintt. Major Jack Ross Chapter, i o. D. E. MASONIC HALL ONIGHT, THURSDAY BLUE BIRD ORCHESTRA. REFRESHMENTS SERVED. EACH. Anyone wishing Invltetlene, inane 618. Half of the proceed! of thli will ke liven to thf NiVy Litgul, Former Local Pastor Doing port of Ike meeting in a Toronto the keen interest or the parishioners iti tbe progress of the church shown by the j of 136. The receipts for the "year JWO. with expenditures of I Increasing tho cue. on hand to J7.338. Tho new church to take charge of which Canon MUrroll-Wrljht left Lethbridge, anil which is to bo erect- ed at a cost of is now nearly half completed. COL. SISSONS MAY BE (iOVT. CANDIDATE IN HAT CONSTITUENCY LOCAL MAN ONCE IN EMPLOY OF BIG PARIS CONCERN At tho annual meeting of the vestry of St. Martln's-in-the-FlEid, Toronto, the salary of the rector, Key. J. B. Murrell-Wright, formerly of St, Aug- ustin'a, Lethbridge, was increased from a year to A re- The celebrated Bon Marche la Paris, known all the world over, is about to go Into liquidation. It has Informed the banks that this will be the Inevitable result If loans are not renewed. The Bon Marche is the largest of the departmental stores In Europe, and has been largely patron. by Canadians and by Am- ericans. The shares are all held by past and present employees, who numbered about 3000 twenty years ago, when tho establishment paid out 40 per cent, on the shares. Mr. Sydal now in tho employ of the ci4y office, was formerly an employee in the fion Marche as salesman. Word comes from Medicine Hat that. In addition to the ItraM of (host already canvassed as possible govern- ment candidates In the comlni bye- election ia that federal constituency, Col. F. O. Sisgons, who went overseas in command of the 13th 0. M. R., Is considered farorably in many qMrtors. It Is said the nomination Is for in? asking. Col. Biasoni has the ad' vantage of a very wide acquaintance throughout tho constituency by reason of his many yearn of residence la Medicine Hat and hla entry into tha field would upset quite a few tions already made as the result ot the election. LOCAL ENGINEER HONORED Sam a. Porter, .ent of the O.P.K. Lethbridge irrigation project was honored Wednesday in Toronto by tie 35th annual convention of ttw Engineers' Institute of Canada by being elected out of the vice presidents. BREAD LIKE MOTHER'S Who Is there that doesn't like a good piece bt Bread. If it ia made with the right flavor and m a sanitary way? QUAKER BREAD Is, and It's to your liking. 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DO NOT FAIL TO LOOK US UP Western Canada Hardware Company, Limited 1216 1st Av ;