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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 28, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, IW9. LOCAL OPTION IN B. C. Vancouver. JuJy 11 o- BrkJo, in replying to :i li-tt.-r K. B. Morgan and Dr. SpvtKvr thr j subject of local option "I can assure you it is thv iiov.-rii- ment's intention to take a ou thi? (jmotion. At present I am j not in a position u> make a public j announcement in this regard. You may rest, satisfied that ample time will b-3 given between the and the taking of the plebiscite." The 2sew Restaurant with the New Management is called Tie Sew Restaurant chocolate md toothsome deliciously scribably AN OUT) INE OF THE WORK OF THE MUNICIPAL UNION It's making a good pression iru- NEW HILL BLOCK Union Restaurants old stand Ji 4 The Menu at The Illierts ilestaorent in is as extensive as any tTie city." Open dny and night. Everything in season. ICE-CREAM Fresh from Calgary every dav at The Fashion Cafe The place to get a tasty square meal. FORD STREET to Post Office Block Annual Report Of the Secretary-Treasurer Deals With Some Interesting Points The annual report of the Hon. Sec- ami more to meet and solve, with the rctary-Tmisurer, of tho Union of Ca- aid of .the knowledge derived from the jnudian Municipalities, presented, at Motherland and the United Statos. Hut. Alta., was us follows: bud already J The past yeur has seen events of i appeared in Montreal and Toronto, jijreat importance in the in Winnipeg. Nor are these i municipal'sphere. The compk-tioa of cities alone in that respect. The prc-- ownership of tek-phones datory forces of'society will also in- fin the western provinces iiuxrks a step with the richness of the pluu- iof untold bonclit to runxl as well as 'der hoped for, and therefore perhaps j outcome of the, tho most serious struggle for .freedom j 'original movement of the Union the citizen arc those oi' the near j the removal of the evils of telephone I'vUuiv. Experience shows that those j monopoly. Another movement which j predatory forces are now very much' >ow efforts have hu'gvly brought nb- j a live, notwithstanding our success of for ffovernment the past years. The Ontario anil of public made .Michigan l-'ower Company scheme is j marked advance jn tho passage of part of an immense water powrfr creating Public Utility Boards'trust campaign which recently !in tho provinces of Clueboc and Nova .described in'McClurc's, the Century, j .Scotia, which we hope will soon be i-and other magazines, and has come! imitated by all the other" provinces, jto the attention of the United States I Ontario oi course already has its government. It is seizing with the1 important this continent with the money of three or four groups of capitalists, one of which is the Gener- We would ut- 1. Summer Home for the Children of Paris 2. Legead of Forget-Me-Nots 3. Turning the Tables 4. Parley Yous Francais S O N G CONTINUOUS PERFORMANCE Harry Kingston In a novelty Wire Act HENRY EDWARDS, The Great Equilibrist and Hand Balancer. PRICES I5c AND 25c government. It is seizin 'Railway and Municipal Board. The utmost rapidity all the Hydro-Electric Commission of Onta-'water powers of rio is also one of our forged steadily (ahead to the completion of its patri-jal Electric Company, .otic work, through ihe self-devotion 'tor this vital uf our Past-President, the H .n. Adam i whose name, it may be pre- ;dieted, will always he remembered in Warning To The West Xever sell or cede a water power. Al- wavs-lease them. Do not sell or Canadian political ,-coriomy. your rcsourccSi apart from fiU-m i nsanipulators are ilghnng it hard in nelajn tho people's ownership of the people. On their organs and in ihe courts, but in tht: heritage the other hand. the people, in the future we may I we know who are the instigators behind their campaign. We trust we ;t.xpect a Jar-gor larger number of j are also about to lay the fotm- persons among the public who will dations of j nave educated upon munici- jpal subjecrs. They will help us to go on ami maintain the advantage jwe have won in preserving our IPjtr- ities. I hope they will so strengthen us that our Canadian municipalities Uniform Municipal Accounting in the Dominion, through the labors of our special committee, whose port constitutes one of the chief it- 1 ems on the pro-gramme of this Con- vention. 1 trust also that my pro- never fall back into the serious iiS JEAMN'E at tho Lyceum "S'.crst TA3ER NOTES HAZELWOOD'S (Spokane) ICE-dAN A. McWilHa.jv.. ..if R.-.'gina. i? in the ciiy on business. R. W. TdOil. is ithtr city with a big bunch of land as i? also Mr. Snrilie of t i same place. Taber had" another fire scar? today 'when a small blaze started behind the i Palace Hotel, caused sonic lit- tle excitement when the tin- bell rang as the wind was blowing strong, but fortunately it was extiripuLshfl be- fore the firemen had time to get_out. Mrs. D. Jenkins is spending a few days with her friend, Mrs. Danforth, in the country. Mr. Geo. E. our popular manager of the Eastern Townships Bank, is spending the end at Goleman. Mr. Wilcox, of California, is in the city on business rrr connection with his mining interests here. G. J. is getting the mater- ial on the ground for a new res- Recognized as the best, fresh every day. All kinds of posal for an International Municipal position of many American cities. Congress and Bureau, when explained j where monopoly and graft are so en- will be adopted as a further work trenched and systematized that their the Union. In legislation, honors, 'workers are astonished to learn of have been somewhai easy this year, ;our freedom from at least certain but a good deal of injurious charter i fundamental evils, such as the party grabbing has been prevented. The'system with all it entails. Ontario and Michigan Tower Compa- j ;vhile are glad to see municipal Bill, a charter aiming at granting iand government ownership of certain the Coakial- school. aru-r a !to an American power tr.ust the prin- things in suitable places, it seems to -if in the- mountains has dpal water-powers in one of the rich- !be necessary to constantly rebut a her an'd latest portions oi sedulously cultivated by cer- jan Empire in steadily op- itain interested people, -that we are __ !posed by the friends of the people, Bigots A'bout Public Ownership and the political jobbers who had it and want it in all places and times in charge were compelled to see it for all sorts of matters; that -we. reduced to comparatively small pro- are enemies of private enterprise, of I portions. Had municipalities been 'lighting an-d power companies and all TOO DRUNK TO KNOW The L ,yceurn Tent Theatre Corner Redpath and Glyn Streets The coolest place in town. We are always studying yeur Comfort. TO-NIGHT, JULY 28 Wm. Gillettes Most Successful Military Drama "SECRET SERVICE" By Augustus Thomas. A story of Old Richmond or the Apex of the Great Civil War ALSO 5 Feature Vaudeville Acts 5 COMlNG-The Little Minister and An Englishman's Home. ALL AT POPULAR PRICES 25c. 50c. 75c. Remember our temporary quarters .are on corner of G-lyn and Redpath Streets FERRY MISHAP AT TRAIL Sorrowful Tale of Drowning of Two Giris Near Ottawa Ottawa. July sorrowful siory of the drcnvninjr of two girls in Lake Deseht-nerf in the morning On Cable Carried Down the River Trail. July incident, which might, have been attended with ser- ious results, happened to the Trail ferry this morning at o'clock and furnished considerable excite- ment, not-only for the passengers but also those who were in a position to witness the mishap. S. F. McKay, who has been operating the ferry for the past week, undertook to take G. L. Merry and a load of supplies across the river at the above mention- ed .hour. All went well until mid- stream was reached when the large cable, which is strung across the river for the purpose of operating the ferry snapped and allowed the ferry and its on Julv 21 was revealed at the in-' _ _. treal Terminal Railway, seekin of their bodies today. Tiie young men who took tliem in the j bo'it across the lake for a carousal testified. It was stated that the girls refused to go unless the men took drink. So with quart bottles of ale and haif a pine of high wines were shipped with the party. There was apparently no quarreling and no one j directly affected, we could without railway companies and of 'doubt have fully annihilated this I capital. This is not the case. i scheme of all its -bad features. A contrary, we are the true friends j occupants to drift down stream, .'number of minor bills were kept with- !of capital and all private enterprises. j in proper limits. That of the Mon- i Municipal men in general are respon- i sible and conservative. Thev wish Tlu-ir of distress attracted at- tention and several small boats were- immediately-launched and started in pursuit. Fortuately the smaller ca- bles attached to the trolley, dragged on the bottom of the stream and thus retarded the progress of the ferry in its wild dash down the Columbia and also had a tendency to swing the ferry to the north or opposite shore. With the assistance of the small boats a landing was made about a mile below the city and the occupants, save for an exciting ten minutes were unin- jured. It is fortunate that the land- ing wa.< made "as had the ferry gone a short distance further down the river it would have been dashed to pieces on the rocks at Eock Island, where could ulent- waters. even the strongest swimmer not hope to survive the turb- establish two elevated lines across [private capital to have a liberal Montreal and adjoining municipalities chance. They only -desire a fair deal was a subject of considerable fighting the public; and all sound and so- but with, the li'd capitalists should recognize this Aid of the Montreal M. !and help them oppose the common and others it was rendered inocuous in the end. The Montreal Bridge and Terminal Company Bill, for making- seemed to know what really did hap- n. One witness said all of themikept tunnels across Montreal, -was also proper limits. The Quebec and VEGETABLES Jjt '4 1 idence on 4th St. Mrs. J. B. White has gone on visit to Medicine Hat. H. Hc-athrington's three brothers from Saskatchewan are visiting in the city. They express themselves as r0w being delighted with the country and its prospects and contemplate selling their property in the east and tak- ing up land here and moving out in the near future. H. P. our est' cmed past-1 master has secuml ;i site' on St. where he will put UD a buil'.Hns for the post office. Mis? Pot's oi the teaching of i were drunk, another that it was not The boat leaked and the men they held them up on it for a long and- then they sank. The affair happened between 11 and 2.15. They were indistinct about the time. Th-.- inquest will be resumed tomor- msht. I Provincial Legislature was the scene jot very-active battling, resulting in. j a number of electric lighting und power companies being granted entry into Greater Montreal, ostensibly to break the monopoly of Heat and Power Co-. J reckless charter pirate and the occasional dishonest company j which abuses the public, defies the people, grasps their property, corrupt jly or and is consequently !a danger to their freedom. In most i cases there are fair bargains, good re- lations and mutual respect between municipalities and corporations. This Union has always carefully drawn the. .distinction. i The establishment of the Provincial are. how- -on- t'-mons has been a mos ever -to be made subject to a Public i _ I series oi events in our historv. The Utilities Commission, the Act lor VANCOUVER MAGISTRATE FINED HIMSELF Vancouver. July Mtigis- trau- Williams adjudicated tm own case yesterday morning. Wit'-i two others h.c wns accused of sp1.- ing hi-; aufx He pleaded guilty, the same as the rest. Chow Sam Co. ALL YOU HAVE TO DO to get To Eat is phone 381 THE not a Flaw In a Pall or Tub of EDDY'S FIBRE- WARE will deliver the vory promptly. ROBT. SCOTT, PROP. Phone 381 Solid. Hardened, Lasting without a Hoop or .Many other Exclusive Features are too. when you Positively Persist in Retting Eddy's. All Good Gjocers can supply you. Alviyt, m Canrfi. atk for (DOT'S MATCMtS. Commission, the Act which was passed. This concentra- tion upon. Montreal, our largest city, is a. forecast of what the others must inevitably all expect- Several Brit- ish Columbia charters also had to re- ceive attention. Wo an? rnc-t Today in the Groat West upon the making of which the Unions of municipal jnen have had some lit- Ue influence and hope to have more. In th'- original convention of this un- ion, in 1001. the West was actively represented hy the then flavor of Win The West Was The First Part j of Canada to form a Provincial Un-1 treal, and our ion. The West was the first to es- tried like series of events in our history. signal public spirit, Fleming of Man- itoba, Stevens of British Columbia, Sears of Xew Brunswick, MacTireith and Doane of -STova Scotia, JIcAra of Saskatchewan and Emerson of Alber- J ta. thc-se energetic and far-seeing men their provinces will surely honor as j loaders and builders. Other like men j of the older provinces have rendered the no-blest service, among whom j may be named that most unselfish of I all, Dyke of Fort William, who has sacrificed his health and strength for the Cook of Ot- tawa. Lavalce an-d Gelinas of Mon- own George Wilson old in the fire tabiish a government telephone sys- j anfi pecrs of many of the purest souls tern. All the questions of municipal j of the world. And I cannot forget organization which hav-e been discuss- One to whom, as my personal .friend. ed in our conventions or through the 7 looked first for aid in founding the Journal have been readily taken up Union, who gave it like a prince, in the West, and the results, put into I the genial Oliver Howlaml. whose operation where practical. "West" 'heart was deeply in our work until public and "Best" are rhyme and reason. am Your Bosorn Friend Wo guarantee oor work. Givo ns ft trial with your next bundle. LETHBRIDGE LAUNDRY Co. TERMS STRICTLY CASH S. FARROW, Manager therefore, both a disease incurred in public service Here with the 'destroyed him. Let us honor our future before us so rapidly forming, great men and be proud of them. And we are led to consider the municipal let us all remember that our greatest future of all Canada. The municipal honor is to serve, and our greatest government has come to stay and to :delight to see the people happier. One grow. It is a fat and crowing infant Of the best outcomes of all our work Our cities and towns will never be has beer, the Canadian Municipal less or smaller, but will go on for Journal, which has not only been a many years increasing rapidly in num Valuable support and spokesman but ber and size; new places will spring, js now universally recognized as the i up in great numbers, small villages comprehensive record and his- will become towns, and aljl the prob- tOry of Canadian municipal matters. Icms of crowding and of urban life, its originator was George Wilson, will go on increasing. As a conso- We ought to all stand by it loyally quence. the present municipal move- anrl give it hearty aid. ments for union and improvement finances during the past year have not only come to stay, but are have been a little better than usual, required, to fill a larger and yet iar trust our future will be not only as larger want. This Union, an'i its bright as nt the present, but go on branches will bo ever increasingly improving without limit. powftn'ul'and fcencficient. If it should die in its present form ir ivssur- roct in some A share in the making of Canada -.s jours in wise guidance