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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 19, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridge Dafly Herald Yolunie III. Lethbridge, Alberta. Wednesday, January 19,1910. Number 32. ELECTRIC UGHT AND POWER SUPPLY FOR THE WHOLE CIH WILL RETAIN COUNTY SEATS Premier Asquith Is Satisfied With Result Change In The Comparative Standing Of The Parties P^T^^ * ------------ OPERATING E^cted to Parliament Monday By Enormous Vote London, Jan. 18.-At 4 o'clock this afternoon the stawlinR of parties was Unionists 98; Liberals 80; Laborites Ifi; Nationalises 26; Unionists gain 39; Liberal gain fl. The following were returned by ac 'amation in Ireland today: Mid-Attrim, Uapt. A. O'Neil, Unipnist; Lcitrin North, J,, Mcehan, Nationalist; Londonderry N., H. T. Barris, Unionist; Louth south. .7. Nolan, Nationalist; King's *;oun-ty, Birr Division, M. Rcddy, Nationalist; Wicklaw West, Jas. O'Connor. Nationalist, Waterford West, P. J. Power, Nationalist; Donegal .South. J. a. McNeill, Nationalist; SUro S.,' T. Scanlon, Nationalist; Armagti N., W. Moore, Unionist; Meath S., n. Sheehy, Nationalist; Tipperary E., F. J. Conder, Nationalist; Limerick W., Y. J. Oshugan, Nationalist: Ca-van W., P. J. Kennedy, Nationalist; Clare E., John Redmond, Natioialist. Also, Major Rat'clifle, Unionist, returned unopposed in Burion hi vision, Staffordshire. Sir Hibhert's Opinion London, Jan. 18.-Sir Hibbert Tup- PrOVideS For InVesti-per writes: "If-the campaign against the Lords is successful and Mr. Llord* George is upheld there will be an end of the monarchial syst�m here in twenty-five years, which will im^n --- the disintegration of the Empire.' I  On the,result of the election in Y.rlc ^*''/^r^**"' being announced, Mr. Rowantrec, Li- ^ Anti-Com beral candidate expressed regret at J^",^" """f today and it losing his colleague Mr. Hamar Green '^'^"^ formality of its first reading. The measure is a corapre-henside one, being set forth as a bill REPORTS FROM LAST YEAR; PjANS FOR PRESENT YEAR Received and Discussed By the Council-Real Estate License By-Law "Chinese In North Ward�Salary Increases ^ Asked For The regular meeting of the cfty countil was held on Monday night. There were present Maixv Adams and Aid! Oliver, King, Frayne and Hate}) nuisance ground be made higher and that a contract for removing asha^ be drawn up preferably In conjuntr-t!on wMlv-tbe p-rcBsnt u;avsnging eon-tract. He also advised the prohibit Messrs. Aslicroft and Hutton ad-' ing of keeping cows inside the^clty ANTI-COMBINE kL WAS READ gation Into Restraint .Of Trade dressed the council regarding the poultry show to be held here on the i;6th, 27th and 28t!) of this month. They wished to secure the lighting of the market building and if possible the hundred dollar grant which was usually given for this purpose. On motion of Aid. Hatch, Supt. Reid was asked to see that the light be turned for those dates. The request for the grant was referred to the finance committee for report. A letter was read Jrom W. J. Stome asking ' the council reimburse him to the amount of thirty dollars for clothing lost In the fire at the power house. The matter was referred to the finance committee. F. W .Downer wrote asking for a reduction in the plumbing fees tor the Victoria Mansions. The secretary was Instructed to inform him that the regular charges had been made and that no reduction could be given. P. L. Nalsmith wrote stating that lie was prepared to meet the council at any time on the park question. On motion of Mayor Adams, Mr. Nalsmith will be asked to be present at Wednesday night's meeting when all park questions will be discussed. E. G. Weller, the city storekeeper, wrote advising the purchasing of as city yards for storing material and also tne construction of a spur track Mr. Jos. Martin, successful Liberal to provide for the investigation "oij ^^^blf unUl ^'xf Thrsdly's candidate in St. Pancras, says he was combines, monopolies, and mergers meeting. never in doubt. From the first he ,yj,ich may enhance prices or restrict An application from the sanitary felt he -would surely be returned. He competition to the detriment of con- inspector was received for an in- spcaks at Stratford-on-Avon tonight, gumers. Mr. King explained that the I crease In salary from ?85 to |100 a One of the chief hustlers yesterday proposed legislation was an effort to mon. The request will be consider- at Portsmouth was George Gooder- make a law sufficiently broad to em-ham, of Toronto, who set two mo- j,race all forms of combines. It fol-tors, high geared, in carrying voters lows in many ways the legislation into the polls in favor of Lord Charlet troduced in other countries and as Beresford. T. T. Elected London, Jan. 18.-T. P. O'Conner a^ginst unfair methods. "It is be- was reclcctod for the Scotland divi- licvcd," said Mr. King, "that the bill sion of Liverpool by a majority of ^ill afford consistent means whereby 2,l(i7 an increase of -500. The right parties who have reason to believe Hon. Colonel J. E. E. Secly, under that any combination which is unduly secretary for the colonies was defeat- enban'in- prices or unfairly restrict- c-d by Colonel R. G. W. Chaloner, Un- ing competition will be able to ob- ionist, tor the Abercrombie division tain -n investigation and an effective of Liverpool. remedy aeainst any evils which may Protection Impossible be found,to exist. London, Jan. 19.-Premier Asqnith '.Jt jg sought to be obtained in the speaking at Lcven asks what could be first place by providing that six or more remarkable than the verdict gi-^ more persons who feel that a com- vcn by Great Ports and centres of in- { bine exists and that prices have been ed on Tliuisday night, when the salaries question comes up. A petition was read from the rate-payeis asking for a cement walk on Ford street and one for the laying of HI, L--  J -i � ... , 1 water mains in the North Ward from Mr. K,n- cxplamed it is not aimed. 3^,,^^. ^cBeth streets. The pe- agamst combmcs as such, but rather titlons were referred to the city engineer. The Sanitary Inspector's Report for the year ending Dec. 31st was read. The inspector reported considerable difficulty on account of waste paper and ashes left lying around. He suggested that the fence at the dustry. "I wish to put it on record at the earliest possible moment that I draw from it this inference that whatever enhanced o'' competition restricted bv reason of such combine. "There are certain classes of evils in the remclying of which it is bc- may happen in the remainder of the.jjpvpd ^.h-.* nublicity is more efTective elections one thing is absolutely cer-'than penalty. After investigation a tain and that is that in the new par-1 |,oard must draw up a report and sub liamcnt tarifl reform in the sense it to the minister, who in turn which the phrase was used that it is. jg reciuired to make public through the abandonment of free trade and the substitution for it of a fiscal system more or less disguised as protection is a political impossibility. (Cheers.) No statesmanship, however ingenious and audacious, can attempt to construct a tariff in defiance of opinion of "'^ man" great industrial reprcsMi-tative centres." "I wish to put it on record at the earliest possible moment that I draw from it this inference that whatever may happen in the remainder of the elections, one thing is absolutely certain, and that is that in the new parliament tarin reform in the.sense in (Continued *n Page Five.) MANY ENTRIES AT MILK RIVER the official gazette. "There is another class of combination which it is hoped this measure will be the means of preventing, name ly the case of a person holding a patent and making use of his exclusive rights to unduly limit the manufacture or supply of such patented article so as to injure trade or commerce. In such a case the patent is liable to be revoked. Milk River, Jan. IT.-Sunny Southern Alberta. Over e hundred registered here at the Land Office (or homesteads east o( here, which were opened last week. Some of the filers bad gone to Lethbridge to flic but the large crowtt at the land office scared them back and Monday and Tuesday were busy days �for Mr. Fitzmaurice, the land agent here. School started last week with Miss McCreary of . Medicine Hat as teacher. FINED FIFTY DOLLARS FOR ASSAULT Wm. Rudlak was charged before Inspector West with assaulting Chas. Smith, a peace ofHcer while In the discharge of his duty, and fined fifty dollars and costs, besides a three-months' suspended sentence. In default of puyment of the fine he must gpetid three months at the barracks. The assault took place at Royal View at a drunken gathering after a wedding. There was a large crowd, Biany more or less drunk, and Constable McBrayne of the mounted police found It necessary to call the assistance of Charles Smith to quell the disorder. Wm. Rudlak and others who were present will now realize that any citizen who is called to help a policeman is entitled to the same respect and is protected to the full extent of the law. HOSPITAL DONATIONS The following donations to the Gait Hospital are acknowledged by the Hospital Board: Bmptoyees of the Ellison Milling Co., Ltd.-2 bags flour, 1 bag r. oats, 1 bag germade. R. N, W. M. P. Canteen-110.00. Mr. Geo. Heathershaw, Magrath-15. limits. The Ice being taken front the river was thoroughly sanitary. The present plumbing by-law was not satisfactory and needed raising. There had been a steauy improvement in the sanitary conditions In the city during the year. Boulevard Plans Mr. Mitchell; the boulevard inspector, submitted a statement of plans In connection with the boulevards for the coming year.- The total amount required, irrespective of any expenditure on the park, for trees, grass seed and materials, was estimated at ?2,-698.00. On motion of Aid. Hatch the discussion of the boulevard question was postponed until Wednesday evening's meeting. Accounts to the amount of |9,037 were passed on the approval of the chairman of the finance committee. Aid. Oliver stated that he had received a copy of the "Contract Record" and that the amount of building in all the cities in Canada was there, except that of Lethbridge. He thought this should have been sent to the paper. The secretary stated that Mr. Meech had sent a copy of his annual report to the Contract Record last week but it was probably too late for that issue. Much Water Pumped Supt. Reld's report for the month of December showed 20,000,722 gallons of water pumped for the month of December. " He requested an increase in the salary of F. B. Garrett and also that of the linemen. He NICttY Residential Section To Receive Light-Tests Made HAMAR OREENWOOO Well Known Canadian Who Was Defeated at York SERVICE ON A.R.&.1.C0. im To Be Improved-Two Daily Trains To Cardston ���� SIFTON ADVISES FOREST RESERVES Ottawa, ^in. 18.-In the conservation meeting, Hon. Clifford Sifton advocctted the creation of two forest reserves, first on each slope of the Rocky mountains, the second embracing all the provincial government land south of tlie Height of Land, from Sudbury to Port Arthur. ELECTION STANDING London, Jan. 18.-The standing of the parties at the conclusion of the polls today was: Unionists, 120; Liberals, ni-ssAges reoeived in Canada as well as those 'sent from Canada pending the establishment of state-owned cables between Canada and the Motherland, (Signed) D'ARCY SCOTT, Asst. Chief Commissioner, Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada. BOARD OP RAILWAY COMMISSIONERS FOR CANADA. W.L CURRIE DISCHARCED which is the ultimate object of Mr. Examined and certified as a true copy under section 23 of "The Railway Lcmieux. T. Turner has taken out a building permit for an eight hundred dollar residence on Torrance Avenue. Act." A. D. CARTWRIGHT Sec. of Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada. OTTAWA, DEC. 27, 1909. The case of W. L. Currie, charged with obtaining money under false pretenses from Mah Tom after he had assigned to the Union Bank, was tried at the District Court yesterday and ended with the discharge of the prig-oner on the ground that the cheque he had received from Mah Tom had never been cashed, being worthless and hence had received no money from him, according to the evidence of Mah Tom himself. STATEHOOD GRANTED Washington, Jan. 18.-The house today passed by viva voce vote a bill granting separate statehood to the territories of New Mexico and Arizona. ;