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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta VUt I. LETHBRJLfGe; ALTAv, TUESDAY, JULY 2i, NO. MUST TAKE OUT A CITY Owners of leans Employed on City Work Haw to Pay Up to colltet license for all KB jrovided by the bylaw, and Mr, Bro- dic will 1x3 informed that as long as ho teams do dray'ing work, it will bo necessary to for them. This action means that tho- sixty or teams working on the grading and the twenty or more haul ing gravel for the cement walk work wiii have to pay their license. This amount 'to a good many hund- red .dollars us the rate- is tor each ol the first four 12 for of the next four and for team-over, eight teams. DATE OF ELECTIONS IN SASKATCHEWAN COLLEGIATE AT REGINA Rcghw, July new colle- giate institute contract was let this morning to Wilson Wilson, local 111211, for one hundred and five thou- sand dollirs. Tho owners of the .team's working on this city work will have to pay licenses. This was tho decision of the council lust night, or at least, they determined that according to the license bylaw they could do no- thing else but collect tlie license the bylaw distinctly states that all teams doing such work as "they are doing must have licenses. This ever live issue came up in two wayf. John Brodie wrote Asking the council to refund him of license on three -teams as they were working- under contract. Chief Gil lespie in a, report said that' the teams working on the city work had taken .out no, licenses.. He had told them that licenses cwere required and they see about it but as yet had npt done so. He asked for the advice of the council in the mat ter. Then curae "the discussion. Aid. Hutton, the '.chairman.'of the license and police committee said that ail the. licensed draymen, are kicking ag- ainst "tennis -being allowed to come in from outside to do the city mork nnd not pay any. license. Aid. Ivcsr.thought that -the Con- tractors'should have made themselves aware of the city bylaws in this re-_ gard when., tendering and make allow ance for the license. "Let them- all take out he said. One oE; the-aldermen remarked that the draymen had .hauled gravel 'for Sl.1'0 and a load but when it camy to city work they wanted 91.15 and ?i.25 and felt sore did not get Aid. Iluttbn thought it hardly.fair to make Iqcal men pay license and then let Gutsidersjcome'in and without license. The PANIC IN A SCHOOL Pittshurg, July in the Holmes Public School caused a panic today, among the ISO children atti-nd ing the vacation term. Many were thrown down and trampled wltfle leaving the building but none wore seriously hurt. Regina, July first >cgiila United States of-America which tried to win it from the British and failed. Yesterday th.2 ships of these nations met on the scene of "their former com- bats, while after the official cer.- monies were over the sailors of the various ships were fraternizing nol only with en eh other, but with -ianc Caret's picturesque good fellowship. Ths DuffvJn Terrace, the Ram- pnrts" and the citnde.l were thronged with spectators, as the TJ. S. Battle- ship New Hampshire forged her way iroke the tri colors from her mizzeh- mast and salui.ed Admiral Jaureguil beery with sixteen guns. .The Leon Garabetta replied from her fighting lop, at the same time Hying the stars and stripes. When .rithin a cable length of the Admiral Aube's stern the New Hampshire's band struck up the Marsellaise and the French warship answered the Star Spangled Banner. Steaming ahead slowly with tho bands now playing ''The Maple Leaf" "God Save the King" and "Rule Bri- the tJhited States .ship dropped anchor botwecn the Alber- marle and Loon Gambetta. The new addition to the fleet'in front of the city, with her white; hull outlined with red on the water's edge, and her yellow fnnnelsj representing a strik ing contrast to the of tho The city council has gone as far as it can without getting the sanction of. the, ratepayers toward acquiring the plant and business of the Leth- bridge Electric Company.. lEver since the council got Cecil B, Smith's re- "port-'advising.-that the plant be ac- quired, the special committee appoint- ed to deal-with the matter, have been considering it .and negotiating with the company. At a special meeting of the council a week ago Saturday, July llth, this committee made" a Report was adopted by the council. An offer was "made to the company" for their pjant and business basing their offer on the valuation given, by' Mr. Smith' and on the facts they, had gleaned from a study of the company's "books and plant. The directors of the company met i consider the offer but could not accept it as it made no provision for he .business as concern. This nth other considerations of site, sup plies and capital outlay since -Mr Smith made his report made a differ- ence .of ,about seven thousand dol- ars betwec'n the city's offer and wha the company thought it could afford to take. Before ,the council meeting last night, a mooting of the council's up 'Iroam. .slowly Tho battleship proceeded the river and anchored for the nir.M near Grosse Isle. Koundmg St. Joseph's Be the the other two nations' with their sombre crev colors. All the and river afternoon the presented a city fron lively ap pear.ince as a Sunday afternoon with the added holiday feature of the mil itia men uniforms and the gay bunt ing. of the surrounding streets anc buildings. bentures at the optioa; of nanv. Youra'rtruly, F. H. MEWBTJRtf, President. FREEMAN, Manager. LETHBBIDGE TRICXIGHT CO- v Aid. Ives moved tEat the. offer of the company be accepted and; that a by-law be drafted including the pur- chase of the plant, "site .and business of the Electric Company: together with amounts for its removal and exten- for a new unit a -second force main and metres ttiaMt be 'ad- and submitted to-- the. rate- payers -Upon" only two otrihese there' any viz., the, metres removal to; the pumping station, but on these .Jhe argument was long 'and varied, no aion, was the water should be put on. metre as it was not right to pump more water than was necessary. The consumer should pay for what he no more. The installation oL meters would rectify the question, ot .rates and enable the council to fix iiiem so as to make provision for the sink- ing fund and depreciation of the plant. Aid. Cunningham said that a metre bad been put in at the pump-- ing station to find out the actual cost of the water and the installa- tion of metres would not aid in- giving the cost of water. Aid. Ives claimed and was aupport- ed by the Mayor t.hat the city is los- ing, money on the waterworks today, .lie believed that the ratepayers were almost unanimous in favor of the rac' tires'. Aid. Hutton favored the metre sys- tem but thought that they would cost too much at the present time; The champion of the metrss said- STREET RAILWAY IN NORTH 'Edmonton, July present indications there is a strong, probabil- ity that Eufnonton and Strathcona this fall will have an interurban the grain. In all parts the farmers are wear- ing the .smile that won't come off, for prospects look the best they ever have. street with its main along Jasper avenue, the road Hue to Strathcona by the Edmonton bridge and White avenue and a branch ex- tending to the University site on the Strathcona side. OIL'S STORY OF STABBING decision being reached on the was.a shame, to see the lawn hose special committee and a committee from the company including Dr. Mew- burn and Messrs. Freeman, Nourse and Naismith, mei to discuss the situation. As a. result of consid- erable discussion a price and terms were agreed upon, the difference of seven thousand dollars being split. JThe company then submitted to the council their amended offer which is as follows: To the Mayor and Council, City of _.__ Gentlemen In" reply to your communication of July 13th re purchase of the Electric Light Plant, we beg to submit for your consideration the following pro- position from tho Electric Company: (1) That the Electric plant (ex- cept supplies on good will and question. i The mayor tlu-ught that they should go easy on the metres., The whole cost woulii be about which is too much to pay all at once.. r Aid. Cunningham thought the prin ciple of metres vat right' but doubted whether it was advisable to put them, all in at once. There is plenty of wa- ter and when writer-is" dirty all the metres would havo to- be-deanesi-en- tailing a lurge expense. The metres should not be installed until tty possibility of -water rs over- come. Alderman Ives maintained that ill running day and night ter, but the mayor held that. water was plentiful and that the people should be encouraged to beautify the city. If any of the citizens are wast ing water they should be put on me- tre. The system they are putting in with an extra unit to be put-in later would provide an abundance ot wa- ter for thirty thousand ox. a-popala-- Preliminary Trial in Attempt at Murder Case Proceeding -Counsel Engaged for the Prisoners At the Barracks yesterday, John Graham was charged before Inspect- or Wets with having made on the evening of Thursday, July 17, an at- tempt to murder Mary Ferenz. The man Rudiak was charged with being an accomplice in the deed. The pre- liminary hearing did not progress very far as the prisoners both wanted lawyers and as yet had succeed- ed in securing ona. The victim, Mary started tion. AW Hutton feaTed that it .metres _. 1 Jl i i- in the people would qmt using the hose on their lawns. Aid: Adams agreed there might.be some in detail the history of the occurence. When she the circus and left her companions she had gone only a short distance when she felt something heavy fall on her neck and saw the man, whom she again recognized in court, run- ning across the yard. She ran into the house and up to Martha Oleson's room and called to her. Mr. Miebach soon same in and inquired what was the matter arid 'to give her evidence, but in-! seeing what was wrong telephoned to terrupted in order to alow. Dr. Gal- braith to give his and get away again. tho doctor. Witness ?ays she did not know what had happened. Her shoulder pained her. The police and X-w Hampclrlsr General in 'he citadel with a salute j 3 o'clock Rear Admiral Cowles whose the same time flag the Hampshire flies and The cita- who is a brother in law of President del with liV'c salute and tho slowly steaming ahwul Inere were more of -na- present site be offered to you for the val ceremony in the At of niivneon at ilvin the British on to visit the Governor General and he was greei- iiml a second of -sixteen gunsjod with a salute of V16 guns as he to Admiral Curaeon Howe, the'' Kxniouth replying. Strtt proceeding up the river and coming within hail irip distance Ailniintl a French vessel, the New Hampshire at King's Wharf. ;hft afternoon he presented his res poets to Vio. Admiral Curzeon-Howci, on board the Kxmouth, .tho guns of the: flagship saluting. ;um of (2) Supplies on hand at date of taking over of plant be purchased at Lethbndge Won a Great Game From Pincher er price. That th_o city reimburse the company for any capital expr-mliturp made between the date of Mr. Smith's report and date of taking over the plant. (4) Thnl. plant IKT token over on 1st, 1903, and paid for in cash or 6 per cent, twenty year de- Lethbridge r.-tri ved itself at Pincb- Creek last evening by defeating the baseball team of that town in a Crow's Nest Leapue by a score of 7 to 3. Pulley distinguished him- self by making two singles and a double in five limes-at.bat and was a factor in winning the game. The leapue took another fall out of TalK-r Macleod, defeat- ing them 15 to Lethbridg at Mncleod this evening, A game will result and a large bunch of fans are going up to choer th boys to victory. to do that but not and would pay for the water they used. The Mayor explaned that he was lot against metres but rather tho contrary. He -was in favor or spo.nd- ng a thousand dollars or so for, me- tres this year and putting hem in where asked for and next year get- ting some more and so on until the whole system wa? under Aid. Cunningham in supporting this plan pointed out that the in- crease in tho use of water meant an increase in the cost of power only as the same plant and men would be re- quired anyway. He opposed tha in- stallation of the whole system be- cause of the expense being greater than the benefit derived. The city Mary of going to theji'ie doctor came and told the people that'evening with Martha Ole-jof the house to put her to bed. son, Wm. Treleaven and Fred JEe-j The she went to the bnch. Sudiak and Graham followed j police station with Chief Gillespie them along Baroness Road identified the prisoner Rudiak behind them at the circus. j as the man who had walked up and Dr. Galbraith stated that at 11.30 j down the sidewalk when she returned Thursday night he was called to at- the circus, tend Mary Ferenz and found her suf- She had no idea the men were go- iering trom a. vround at the base pi j ing to do her any harm. Neither of 1 re the left shoulder' them had ever made any threats inch and a half or j against her. She first met Rudiak "a couple at the two inches long and as many inches j at her home in North Ward deep. It was a clean cut with one of months ago. He visited deep. slight jag.. The cut penetrated the house quite frequently where he used underlying muscle and could have to talk to father and spoke to her been produced by the knife produced j whro she was in. He and she went taken from Graham, if suf-! out together three or four times before mpelline force had us-Uhn went to the Winder jsed! work about weeks ago. She no- anditiced him sitting awl walking around in court ficient ed. Considerably force had bwn used! work about five weeks ago. to make the wound inflicted might have been fatal. The court ad-j tho hotel a Rood deal after she went .__ CTVOrt If. _______ should go plow in charging its credit. .journwl until ton ,ycloek this mora j there. She did not speak- There has been enough placed against j. ing to him during thai it-this year already. It was finally agreed to insert an, estimate for in the Ly-Iaw for (Continued on Pagc.X When the court resumed tins Speaking of the 'return Jhe ing- W. C. Simmons appeared for the .1 prisoners, Graham and Rudiak. Miss Ferenx. continued her evidence giving circus witness said that it was about a quarter to eleven, night was (Continued en Back ;