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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ON SQUARE waiv sought W.C. WES APPEARS k Placing a Tbere sale if the proposal were to .____ j buildings thereon. I The Mayor advised tiiat a commit- tee be appointed to go into the mat- tei thoroughly with the cwupany, as the poodle of the city were to doing anything while the company held the plot in. centre. City to I purposes and parucularly to the use! j of any part of it for business pur- j -poses. Large cities had sosn their I mistake in -this.''matter' and Loth-! bridge should learn from the experi- ence of others and preserve the- square for park use only. Aid. Cunningham- reminded the iSg council that several years ago Mr. Gait had expisssed a, willingness, to fmvc the plot in the centre used as a site for a public library, and said that 'the low' fire iusurSuce basis .by the city was in a large due to the fact that, the square was a great iir? protection. A motion asking for the desired -tfiiMKlment to the. city charter was passed and Aid.'..Cunningham, Wat- son and Macbeth were appointed u j committee, to communicate with the- A. P.. I. Co. to find out their'mind i ia the matter. i BUILDINGS ONJHE SQUARE Mayer GaSraifa hkmm (be Genera! Meager cf (From Friday's Daily.) At the city council last night W. C. Jvos spoke, regarding the 'use of the public square. He asked the cily eouncil if it would not be advisable io instruct the city solicitor to in- clude in the amendments to charter out giving ihe council power to take advantage of any offers for sites for pub'-ic buildings. He came. be said, of his own volition and merely to suggest that immediate ac- tion be that the might Se secured" during the present session of the legislature. The Mayor said that the matter had bven taken up along the Raymond, DOC. Day Sir. Ives' suggestion, jlr. Conybeare quietly- in Raymond, a i asked to have the power given him 1 twrfcey .shoot in. the afternoon, and'a to include this amendment with the ciarice tuning- -being the only! TSa question of arranging for a sits for tha proposed Court House has been occupying the attention of Mayor Galbraith and Corwbaare, the latter of whom wanted matter into in onJur that, if it be have the building located on the pubMe square, he might be able to ask at the next session of the Legislature fcr ths necessary arr-idment to the city charter, giving the city specific power to dispose of the park property for such purposes. Mayor Galbralth interviewed P. L. genera! manager of the A. R. Co., but nothing regarding tho position of tJia-company -n ths matter couid fas ascertained. The company owns a lot two hundred .'feet square in. the centre of'tha'oark, pert of ths plot being on whet would be -the Ford Street were' th3 street opened up. It Is thaught that company reserved plot in order to have rights that would bs the means of preserving intact the whale square. Whiie unr.bia to exwrsss' the vbwc of for.'NaU smith opposed ths Id22 cf having 'any builcinss on the scviar-3- He waufcj have the north end thickly trees and the south end a more opsn park, that the be preserved as a b'raath-ng pfacc for the city. w- THE NEW COAL TOWN Situated midway between Medicine Hat and 'Lethbridge on Crows Nest Pass Line, vr (Special The" Herald.) iACOILl isfiBS teult Upou1 Hanj they were asking ihi.s: session, j InlWic events. A ball was ar-jAIgn Keturr.ia? later to the question for. but -for some reason fell the court house site, Mayor Galbraith though, "akhouarh the weather was said that Jlr. Simmons had been for any kind oi' out-of-door j locking for sites for the government A .number oi dinner parties and had spoken to him about them. are reported. -j He the secretary to write j. Great preparations have been madef Hon. Mr. Gushing, the minister of -t for the Xermiss which opens today I works, asking him if he would .and a good to a Ovic ligfefeg Plant Bested by M Oliver Cheaper Wafer _ _ v w t iiinr u fl.1 ill! j 1 consider the proposition oi purehas-I who attend. The drawing for queen 1 I" IRtr A ,______ M TOi-On. cO Friday's Daiiy.) Aid Oliver presented the following (Tern Friday's Daiiy.) The primary cause of the Christ- ins Day riot- was aired in the court this morning when Jim Lea and John Lee weire up before. Magistrate Humphries charged with committing assault and doing: bodily harm to j Harry Smith. Although some ped- j pie were positive Harry Smith was jdeail-as'a result of the blow received 'at the hand of the Celestial, yet he much alive. fed with assaul-t sifaie jtigjitioa avowed, f Sferdiants report- that item has ia''operation just three i-six others went i a and ord-rM sup xne master .involved the satisfae- has been'the .'.b'eet ia the history of j this that ,'pcr. 'telling the Chinaman to hurry rfon oi tne A.-E. I. Co.'s claim to the town for the of holiday itime there have bcen break-downs One of the Chinamen -tried-to put tne eneiosnre m the centre of thej-oods. tfic machinery or pipe lines out. Witness told him he could- He had interviewed the en- eral manager, but the office here did not know the purpose of the company in holding the land, but would refer 1: to the head offiew if a definite pro- posal were made to the company by Tvoald Mr. Keillor was fM- Christmas turkey h came across se- delay pumping- operations rwhich I think, shuwr-, due credit' to n't- put- hiiA out. cai7ie from behind The other felloe the counter and T It" "I- T_ J.X (X. i vcral pieces of bright yellow in i' c- E-- of Tpron- hit him on the head with ar hauuner. the gizzard. Visions of gold being- Uiisipatad however, as the acid be tie showed them to be copper only. Several of our local Masons tO' desiV-ed. and 1he city. Mr. Jfaismith had said'that were referred to him be to take in the in adversely to the grant on Friday nj ht_ t p. pump against, namely some [three hundred and fifty feet (some- unknown in Canadian systems; it is a very cre j ditable record and one to be acknov- -fledged by the city to >Ir.' Chipman. diri not remember anything- more the lift or until, he was .'at the police station. To air. Harris., witness denied kick I Jim Lee but had sen him. O, Huiton 'resated the restaur- ant incident: The.. Chinaman tried to Smith out. Another struck him I Two miles 7rojn -town LI Hi 3ir. Chipman, in.designing this sys- on the a >econd blow was re. "had to cut the garment accord- ceived by a'stranger. Witness took fingrto his cloth, to a'certain Smith outside and saw the wound on j expenditure which he guaranteed head. He saw a policeman on j .-o'uid not excead five pei- cent, over the strew and went back into the res f J his estimate. The Council at that to inquire about the rime knew that the town could The Chinaman admitted -hitting raise a certain amount of money for Smith witK a hammer., [waterworks and instructed MK Chip- j D. was with Smith j man to govern himself accordingly, j Rr- the CoaldaJe and the Columbia jVvnile doing this the council were con restaurant. He too related inci- j versant with the fact that Lethbridge which vg._s substantially j a western town rapidly Crowing- same as the others. 'Counsel for and that in a jew years the systepi defense tried to break down his would be inadequate and I am agree- j evidence vith little-avail, i aijiy surprised that these predictions, John 2tfcArthur, who works for GREAT INDUCEMENTS y' kinds of business opening! 'FOR SHORT TIME Further Particulars, apply to B BORING. Mere Rapid Progress from ndw on ia the fcr Gas. A Good Half-Section for r Mj-iu. lor j alter only three years, have been al- was with him from nine o'-. most realized. Mr. Chipman claimed, with-the mo-i They VVCTe at Columbia (From Friday's Daily.) the city council meeting: last I in the evening until they went Mayor Galbraith gave out the Will bV Located in Irrigated District :and Engage in Sugar Beets. (Gleichen Call.) ,Mr. Xagataney, a native of Japan, spent several days last week in the rfeWii.) The voters of Slaclwd riding will hav ea choice nf the system would sup- together. jply a. population of ten Sm'th got away Chink rushed out with a hammer, kidney Connop, who also works for i erms W. R.. DOBBIN a- population of tea thousand peo I pie -but with the demand for water jby the coal mines and railroads and other industrial enterprises it looks sis if we would be with a population of five thousand. And. let. me say here that while the waterworks is pumping a'great deal of water and supplying- it at a low thwse informatioa that well-boring opera- In the scuffle tions were well under way again. The when the other borers had experienced considerable and. struck him difficulty in getting the pive down to but yesterday they had done so of Namaka and Strathmore, for sugar beet land on which to locate d colony of Japanese and, like the wily Jap, no one knew any- of his intentions up to the limit Harry Smitn' was Smith after and last night had got down to o clock. His story of the -fracas Jeet or ten feet below the s the same as that of the previous in all important details. Cal- It mark, borill nicely thev Smith was standing between the more" rapid om industries I think it anrt stove when struck with short time until ffl Block, and ndsre. Alta. Properties. rate can txr reduced to the small j Consumer. The waterworks financial j report shows a balance on the right side, Notwithstanding nothing is I charged to the city for fire protection which is a of irrigable land, on the best authbrit j he informed the company that he had j examined the land and -was satisfied it was quite suitable for sugar beets and that he wanted acres in a block to start with, but would require i altogether on which to locate and three parties at; the next elec- tion, for the Socialists .will certainly nominate a candidate and he will poll a considerable vote among the miners. The candidate in all prob- ability will be Frank H. Sherman, president of the district miner's union. item, and which At court this aftvi-nOon Jim Lee Phone 122 should be credited to the'waterworks I Committed. V The Material for your shed, barn" or house until! youjhavo seen our %in. Ship-Jap Finest material on the market at closest '-price7' yet Carload each cf fresh Lime. Wood Fibre Piaster and Cement in stock. during the three years it has bean in operation. I would say a fair charge to the city for fire protection would be two thousand dollars per year. j As Engineer drew your atten- j tion to the expiration of fhe contract in Dvs-ecmber, 1909, I i recommend in the event of gas not j being obtained -that the city make [provision to have .an electric plant i-of their vwn installed on t-he River i HoUom at the Pump House early in .VJ09 to enable the city to operate the pumps and also for street light- ing. I would also recommend the cay to enter into negotiations with Mr. Ashcroft for purchase of his j coal mine across the rivor, thereby j acquiring cheap fuel for wateworks j ami lighting for years to come. This, of course will be unnecessary if gas cused for trial at the next sitting of the Supreme Court. The preliminary hearing of Jim case is being Finding of Arbitration Beard Received at heard this afternoon. j Ottawa (Western Associated Press! Ottawa, Dec. boards of conciliation held in connection with the'Canada West Coke Coal Co Duggan Heubracks Co. and Domestic Coal Co. of Taber, have reported to the Department of Labor. Judge Stewart of Calgary was chairman of all three boards and questions at is- sue in the some. Two hundred men were effected. The finding in each case represents the agreement be- tween the company and men which have been accepted. The Canada CoTce and Coal Co. concede to the re- _, cognition-of the union and accept the CaanStS the jSharmer "check-ofr system and the company For the-fair hav-e'the or-i dedlicts union dues from the men's naments over in Gold and Sil- Wa8'cs. No made in hours, vor that will charm company will pay by cheque and fairest Presents for I monthly. (Special to thft Herald Edmonton, Dc-c. Whit- Pincher Creek, has been ap- pointed license inspector for the Pin- cher Creek district, to succeed R. J. in large quantities is obtained and her wiil make hor think tenderly we at an j of the giver long after the present ate- bfstowed. We have, in j In conclusion, gentlemen, arid on I short, a groat, and glittering Rogers- Curiningliain T ant: on JUKI Riiiu-nng (Clare? Pt-timiMjnt from your body. T wish ;of bea-otiful Rings and Watches; 1 Tf to thank yourself, Mr. Mayor, and Chains, Bracelets, Hair and. nf i. A..----------i i 'Cie 1 he (ICatil T J lalgp, Sapsiiil, dqntt, (Claresholm orrow that w of the Council, also the Se- j'Throat" i' of onc of oui cretary Engineer onrt Km-1! Also Sifver-PIatrd tltizcnsv Tclerson, who lived ployees of the city for the courtly j and Coffee S.-rvicvs, milcs east __.. g.KJOI1Si eic> fo. fie nitrations in trying to work and builc! city." buildings' on the square is .1 good idon. Business blocks on the "quaro is not a gocxi! idea. 'W.'J. Armstrong JEWELER ENGRAVER OPTICIAN.; Agent for BELL" PIANOS shnlM. -After n. brief cau.sod by congestion of the II'VCT, Jfr. Potorson gave up his fight on earth and ar.sxverc'd the, call of his maker, last. -Friday morning. The fun- oral services were conducted froin the Methodist Monday by Hjlk-nul. a Japanese colony "CAST1LIAN BOOTS" TKE trend of fashion in women's shoes is best expressed by bur new "Qceen Quality" Czstilia.n Boots. The foreparts and vamps are shorter; the shanks more heels higher. On the foot this gives the ef- fect of a smaller size. Women every- where admire these pretty styles. They art now "ail the rage." The genuine are to be had only at this store, i Patents, other Quean Quality" styles ;