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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Lcthbridge. Alta.. .Tuesday, January 17, 1911 SHOWS A GENEROUS SPIRIT CAPITAL NOT ENCOURAGED TWO LINES FOR LETHBRIDGE MAYOR EVANS' COUNCIL IS MUM Winnipeg, Jan. The city council tonight filed the re- port of Judge Robson on the recent segregation, investiga- tion without comment. The stenographer's bill of. was not so fo'rlunale. ALBERTA PUT UP MORE CASH Pays Second Installment of Interest for the BANK'S ACTION Will Be Adjourned Un- til the End of the Month Edmonton, Jan. province ,of Alberta this week, paid the second V i- i j that waited on the citv halt-yearly installment of interest due to the bond holders Of the Albacia that lhc Clos- G-reat Waterways railway bonds be left as ic was when At- the rate of five per'cent, per an- "f ,lhat.the num. the half .yearly installments .amount to S1S5.000, That.means that SUS' thft Pe.nded be allowed tq. remain "three. NOT THE BUSINESS OF THE COUNCIL To Settle The Differences Between Clerks and Merchants Messrs. Robert Bajdry, J. J. Brown and E. Tabrum composed a delegation from the Retail Clerks council last the provincial treasury was depleted this week to the extent of that which was paid through Morgan and company to the bond .holders. r .The half yearly payments fill "due Two petitions from merchants in con- nection with the bylaw'were also re- ceived. The one signed'by fancy goods dealers urged that the number be changed and the other petition largely signed by other asked that the by- i J 'Alberta and Great :Water- law be left as.itris. ways Railway" Company deiaul ted in gan's Jas Fiste. that it Aid. Sage explained .the reasons that gan's; representative, Jas. Fisher, of Winnipeg, coming to the city -to col- lect it. The second installment, fell -due appeared somewhat unfair that the should "put it up .to -the council to and suggested that the ...merchants he and -1 mat: mi; anu this week, and in. view Of the fact that clerks get together and arrive at. -a compromise. A motion was deferring the third reading of the bv- law 'and' asking those aCected to .ret the province -has assumed the' respon- sibility of thc bonds, ancl has passed legislation appropriating the to the provincial treasury, the prov- togetlier iTthc mwntirarand ince assumes bonds as a provfo- !'at something acceptable to all cial debt, and must pay the interest thereon, notwithstanding the fact that the. courts have not- yet decided whether the bond money shall belong to the province, or still belongs to the railway company. The province pays yearly as interest on the bonds. It collects from the banks- 3i-' per cent.' yearly, which is about leaving a net cost to the province of In tlie meantime, since the province commenced action against the banks to secure control oi the money, the province is attempting to collect 5 per cent, from the banks on the mon- ey, until such tinrc as it is turned ov- er. If the province wins in its suit. TO CONSIDER COMMISSION the banks will be compelled to pay the Full 5 per cent, to the province, if the banks win, they pay only 31 per cent. Application Postponed The-solicitors of the Royal Bank- have consented to an adjournment un- til .the 27th of this month, of the hearing of their application to include the Morgans, the Standard Trust company and the Watt-rways company as in the suit brought by the province. Tho application will come before Chief Justice Harvey on Tuesday next, and will then be ad- journed till the 27th. This is in order that the two appli- cations, _ that by the Roral.Bank, and the applications under inter-pleaders by the other two banks, may be heard upon one day, and thus obv ate the necessity Of the solicitors for the var- ious parties making two trips to the city. MANGY WHISKERS BETRAY BAD MONEY tn Washington, Jan. 16.-A mangy 5pot Present BenJamUi Harrisons a portrait of him. bn a ?S bill-has betrayed a gang of conn- tertelters. Tne secret 'service nen picked np trip new bogog r.ote. It is a connter- telt. on the Citizens' National bank of watcrbnry. Conn, it was made by a pnoto-mechanica! process upon a fair quality of paper, but has none of the little tell-tale silk so >e very easy to detect. to Recommend Plans The presidents oi the Board oi Trade, of the Citizens League, of thc Trades and Labor Council, together with the Mayor anrt Aid. Bowman and Tiliey were last night appointed a special commission to draw up a draft plan whereby the Commission Form of Govcrnrrent can be inaugurated in accordance with the decision oi the ratepayers recorded at the plebiscite, taken in December lasfc. 4- T -h -f 4- SHOTS FIRED AT FRENCH PRESIDENT Paris, Jan. revolv- er shots, were fired at Premier Uriand in the Chamber of De- putles this afternoon. He was ..unharmed. :The director of public relief received one of the -bullets in his leg. Will KILL THE BOARD OF TRADE No Advocates of Coun- cil's Publicity Scheme IT IS RIDICULED If Carried Out Members of B. of T. Council Will Quit The members of the Board oC Trade, W6re seen with the Bank Jrlera fl rhfc mnrntn.v JjdUK Syndicate to Sink Twenty Gas Wells DR. NESBITT ACROSS THE LINE Well JCnown Politician Mixed Up With Farmers Bank Toronto, Jan. is stated here oa pretty good authority that Dr. ueattle Nesbftt, who is wanted here ilerald this morning, do not very favorably the publicity scheme A SYNDICATE STARTS TO "BORE HITCLAYD6N IN THE EYE Hot Time at the Annual Meeting of Newlands School District There were lively-times at the ant nual school-meeting, in the Newlands school district last Friday. Robert of the city council as adopted.at last tuat a. has gone to Buffalo over.ihe'natural gas franchise obtain-j was UP for re-election opposed hy Mr. j Preparations Co m mence for Bringing Gas to Lethbridge TWENTY WELLS To. be- Sunk to Supply the Needs of Two Cities That -the Calgary Natural Gas com- CLARESHOLM ONE; HIGH RIVER-THREE Claresholra, Jan. fast hockey game was playej here between Claresholm and High Hiver, the latter winning 3-1. Moffat and the Bowman boys cut-up considerable in adding to the game. the A. night's meeting. la fact they think to they did not wish published for fear ,v they might be called upon to Tor speaking disrespectfully the United- States cd from the city oi Lethbridge belief is that at is'the news as quickly last Kynck. but ashe is a man who cannot from. by Creorge There was some dispute as oi non-resident landowners in the district Island y ester- stood finally if for Todd z .10 for liiamopcuumiy oi mem- cauiioL ___.__{ f t n bers of the council. Then they pro- possibl-v avbidlldentificatlon should he: propnetor Ol the Bow to-.vn- ceeded as they C. G. K. j. LU" V UJTO- UALL j. to give their views as mildly.Wish to dP "think he will come j r could. jas close to the border as possible and! spent but a K. Noursa. the J inePe' await Buffalo' hours iri the city, returning horn Kynock. The supporters pf claimed that Todd was elected by a few noa-resideat" to? 'the j---- -_. __ v fcw Cti UU O i (J I tj illlQ J u u u v a. (j tCl. LI Cll V the president of aWait Buffalo' hours ia the city, returning home yes- i school ordinance. 'There may DC is the and afternoon, says that twentyr protest. iJoard of Trade, when th'. Herald for" .an expression of said "The idea of the city ..council utterly impracticable. The known mw.B1 of the city council and the Board of would never occ'ur I rads are entirely separate and should man and a man it is at" once, supposed'he would go' carloads of machinery "and'yipel Th-climax camP tnere. The .feelfag iD. the already arrived at Bow. Island.J in-qlimas Came CIa-- G. T. P. LINES TO THIS CITY One From the East and- One From The North OFFICIAL TALKS Tells of the Plans of Company in Canada Calgary, Jan. Albeftaa says: Calgary, the radiating point at That was tie cheerful inTonaadott W. A. Lowry, who." has the oC Qandling many G T. P brought with him from Winnipeg whea ne retnnied to the city Saturday. There will be one line from Tofleld to Calgary, that is the Edinontoa line; there wiU bet. another from Bfr- TThlch is ifcg T. P. mgfn wwn, and a jnnction point far tonl to Calgary; tiere will be another rrom Letnbriiige to Calgary; d this last year and resigned from tlie' Board of Trade for that -very purp --e. The city council, I-believe, have ample work of their own to take care of with- out butting in on the Board of _ue and how any sensible body of men could sit down and formula'te such a scheme is beyond me. It seems'like a bad dream and I would suggest that Alderman Sage should be aiveu all of the Board of Trade -building instead of half of it. Needless to say at the end of the Board of Trade year next month, I will not be a candidate for any 'office under such a scheme as that proposed by the council." "Spoonfeeding. Arrangements" Special Committee Named 2 S declaration. "Such a spoon-feeding ar- rangement like that will not appeal to business men. The Board Trade nas got to know .at the beginnin- SStlS' 2? Id never occur He is a wealthv S Mr... Todd right-on some .point and a man bf'inflaence-and they a'r u'henv accordin5.to the story told the never get him deoortPH -l. states, that he Herald, Mr. Todd walked-down SOMEBODY IS CKING m LJiJl Talked Against Us at The Hague Last Slimmer'. informed bored at once, j when, states, that he manager in 31st one hun- f cuttinc j caigaiy-Tbfield- "line st to Calgary; there wffl from iioosa Ja-ar to Cal- down T0 :Siry; there .will.he another Eronx fie- and strucrc nun on the eye, jgina to Calgary via Lethbridee: there the skin sad blackening the will n V l? 1CSS than twcntr i cJaFdoaMs in the citv todav- with >ns to. a point 'on the wclb at rhe present time. some others of tic districc'and a It is generally admitted that the case in court is the expected recuit-of An important InncUon 2: cd by C.P.R. interests. The com- pany plans pipe the gas from 3ow Island to Lethbridge and thence tn Calgary, taking in a number of thc towns on the C.. and E. branch on the way, the total cost of the pipe line being in the neighborhood oi three and a half million dollars. The sup- ply oi gas at Bow Island is believed by experts to he practically inexhaus- tible and the well known as "Old sunk by the C.P.R. a year ago is thc most powerful in the Sou- [thern Alberta eras field. London, Jan. 17.-Bcrnard Marcuse. A bylaw amending the .franchise o[ ing. STREET RAILWAY AGAIN MOOTED Aid. Tilley Brings the TrhlcJi hai is projected for a point on the boundary Detween Al- terta and Saskatchewan, where the tfiisar to Calgary, BattJeford to Cat gary and Hegiaa. to the roads meet. The line from iloose JITT ilr. Lowry cJaims, -anil have effect of nsakias- the shortest rente between Calgary and Winnipeg In existence, and he- says teat permissioa tc build ntst session amount of money they have aiiicmmtg me irancnise ot to spend. Under the plan proposed V Monir'al' is Ailing on the Maure- the Calgary Natural Gas Co. ami at- f the city council they cannot tell how Jan. 21st, having returned lowinS it to charge 20 cents per thous to. have or whe- from he has been and for gas suPPHetl in quanti- an. are going to have anv- il is an unheard of proposal. negotiating for i never knew of a Board of Trade andicapital in thc pr a city council working together pr ter to the Attention of the Council In conformity with the ''street rail-] way'r'piank in his election platform.} publicity sure, they will not have my senses on the Board of Trade under siiph arrangements." Throw-Down for Board B. Stafford was verj- emphatic in Dutch "e ratepayers. The in i informs the Canadian Assoc.ialed ally read 15 cents per thousand feet Press thai thc Canadian Land Co. for Power purposes and 25 cents for wiih a capital of a million dollars domestic supply, the same rate cmpiiaim in Aid. Tilley moved and Aid. opinion- said: "My opinion of South of the G. T. P. main aid of Regina it is intended to make the foccssmar point anc the radiating point of all the said -Mr. Lowry. Much Constructfon Thii Year This will mean a great deal fbr 7 vraich will nave Use produce j j-' surroaadicg country sbJpucd possible date, to council on the in here lor distribution. Som'ihit cnangrs 01 tne sewer and other un- j I saw in Winnipeg, the G. T. P. necessary, looking to making great preparations roV.puih-: bv was formed to purchase lands near Regina, between the C.P.R. and C.N. itijuvaL- R. and also lo loan money on farm ed because Of the distance of Oow mortgagcs. Among the directors were Island from Calgary, the original iran Y of Lcthbridge. The charge acd' part of Tbird Ave_f SQUthf {Red. be a great deal garr was request- and on such other slreets as I done this PLAYFAIR INTERESTS BUYING NORTHERN NAVIGATION CO. SarnJa, Jan. Interest was excited in Sarnia by the announce raent that the Inland Lines, Limited, or the Playfair interests, had offered' to purchase the Northern Navigation and that the directors of the com- pany agreed to the proposal subject to the stockholders' endors.ttion. wtvs reported on hoped to obtain eas nearer Vice-Consul l-lartcvelt, I Calgary, Ij-nv Island being the pjint seconded the motion appointing the. !j.he matter is it is simply a throw- several prominent Xcthcrland capital-ichisr having been obUnined when mayor the heads oi the various hod- "f ies and two aldermen to he named by thc mayor. The motion carried and thc mayor promptly named Aid. Bow- man and Tiiiey as the two aldermen to sit on the commission. the Board of Trade's work j ists and thc last year. The evident purpose of the j fav0rablv bv city council is to take the work out! the Netherlands in Sas- This issue was placed on Such being the case, the result will he that the city council will make a pub- licity department with Aid. Sage at r.n. Amsterdam stock exchange for was obiainrd and the ralf last nnd 25 cents for this city, Lcth- subscriptions so insis- Bridge will have the advantage of i its head, making him really tbVpub- 1 nificaRt that thc Project was with- ratr lower by five cents per thousand t rawn' MarciLse result was for Power purposes and ten cents per Jlclty commissioner of the city. A31 a member of the Board of Trade 11 about by rumors of disparag- for domestic supply hOT- no desire to work under the pro-' statements attributed to infiuen- Calgary. 1 arrangement under the censor-! tia5 representatives at The Hague last summer. over Aid. Sage as to our responsible to the city coun- cil for the money spent, but I objecl to any such arrangement as provided 5n the clause of the motion passed j which reads 'sums of money of the four hundred.stockholders. Jt rraao will be recommc.ndol fmm is believed that the proposal is due to time by tbo publicity tte between the head of the lakes, and in the passenger business on down and out and let the city council i run the publicity work of the citv." Uj. (Continued on hack pase> -Medicine Hat, Jan. city council of Medicine Hat Iru-t night voted a yearly sal- wirh remuneration to thc sid- e-men of ten dollars for earh regular meeting of ths coun- cil attended. Messrs. Dihcman and Ronnar two weeks njo formally notified the of Lethbridgc that active operations for tlit niiTposf of srcurini; had been commr-ncM in arcordanco the claupp of the franchise which pro- pd that such operations should hi? roTnmrnrpd within six months of thn o' tho passage the hv-lav- civ- ing the irar.rhisc. such street railway is installed. While the motion discus- may have to be paved at the time Somewhere between Calsary and Tofield on the projected line "of the G- T-.p- is to be a diyisipnkl sed the mayor mentioned that the ipolnt- and Mr. Lowry was able -to water mains in part ot the business it at present, was-.that It fiistrict would have to be changed. At j somewhere in the vicinity of the time oi the Balraoral Hotel fire I d Deer river> it was said that the water pressure! Tbis have connection witi Chi- was not as 5oort as it should havft and the American cities by been. AS a matter of fact there TOnte ruimiT1S through North a 250-lb pressure at 'the pump house.! RCglDa' and a TOlat on tha hut the water mains in the section were not big enough full benefit, oi the pressure. Aid. TiUry's mof'.on was seconded by Aid. Goode and ras carried. to BAD ST STORMS RAGJNG IN ALL PAttTS OF SPAIN Madrid. Jan. storms prevailed throughout; Spain yesterday, in some parts or the country extreme- ly heavy snow falls cdmnletcly hlock- of Tclegr.iph on nil lines. Trav-; isllJlF slightly northwest from there. He also points out that if the G. T. iV.once ran a line through the moun- tains opposite Calgary, it will aean a ISOjmile ne.irer jciimcr from Ed- o tht roast than taking tiio route through to Prince OREGON TOWN DESTROYED fc'enttlo, Jan. following >cing sent from Marshall SOUTH D.< Seattle Tan T w" i ffiui, trum Aiarsnaii Kr.n'--- 'M-'V n openers caughi by the storm wore corc-inpi.i. Oregon, to Roseberg, was pick- ror so-raor'of t0 food ariri shdtcr "p the here ucUc this morning: "Have been hJ die" ,n "he hS 11? fsosne hhOTPB rormcd th.t tho town of HI tne nere last ed from the oKtsido worlri. Tho FJccI-. Oregon is totalIv destroved bv lim. -nu.. to Seattle threo va dam broke. ,nd damage doubt many" people'In weeks ago to be operated on for pendicltis. Cone to property ru Cuorvas Ten persons were drowned Mcro.! Almost, impossible lor jtbeni us to react ;