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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 29, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME 3 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JULY 29, 1908. NUMBER M. WTE ON BYLAW .JO SUBMIT A BYLAW MONDAY, AUGUST 17 Council Decide on Date at a Special D f DateofVohng to be Fixed at: a Special Meeting" lime ot Meeting Provision tor a s r Septic Tank STARTLING CASE AT MACLEOD (From Daily.) August 17 is the- date of the vot- jnentioned in the by-law to be sub- mitted to the vote of the" ratepayers ing on the by-law to provide 500 for the erection and installation of a new standpipe and a new force niaiii, for the purchase, extension and removal of the site, plant and business of the Lethbridge Electric Company and the erection and in- stallation of a septic tank. This was decided upon at a special meeting of the Council on Saturday night, at which the Mayor, Aid. Ivee, Cun- ningham, Adams and Hutton were present. The last named item has been, add- ed because the city has received no- tice from the Public Health Depart- ment of the "Government of Alberta Removal of Plant Settled Aid. Cunningham Against Removal re- C-'t on Aug. 17. When the figures stating the am- ount of the city's present debenture i indebtedness were to be inserted, it was noted that the debentures cently voted but not sold wire included. Including these the amount j is which amount was inserted in the by-law. In the stat-- ment of the city's fina.nr.os -vhlch is always given th'5 various brokering firms tendering, the of this fact m-ill be When .thu provided by the by-law is added the total indebtedness will be while the Borrowing power on the present assessment is of The city council has done all it can toward the purchase of the elec- trie plant and it is now up to the ratepayers to say whether or not they approve of the coun- cil's action. Last night at a of the council passed to in- ia troduco a bylaw authorizing the city to raise by debenture repayable at the end of twenty the sum of for the purchase of the plant, site and property of the Leth- bridge Electric Co., the installatiDn znain. and the removal of the plant from the present site to the river of a second tank and a second force (From Dmily.) ment said that expenditure of the money would not mean any ad- ditional cost to ratepayers. Tht plant would pay for itself. The wa- ter rates and light rates would not be raised and in a few years they could be reduced. The revenue from the water consumers along -the new the twenty years provided by the de- bentures. The Mayor, howevenn thought that by providing a sinking fund, the plant would pay for itself. All hands set to figure out deben- tures, sinking funds, etc., Secretary Treasurer Robinson finally determin- ed that the citv would have to set force main on London Road would I aside a year as a Sinking meet that expenditure. Aid. Ives figured that a year would' not meet "all the -city's liability occasioned by the expendi- ture, while the Electric Company's profits are running at; a larger than this. The success of the oper; ation of its plant will ve due to its will cost little less than one hundred thousand1 that one must be put in before the I leaving- a first of March next. It more than the published, ar, ing required. Of the voted The debentures were inacJe payable j in the resolution, only was j at Lethbridge as well as at Ment- I the items named.. a (real and Toronto, to for the J i bottom at the pump house provided j management. such removal be deemed wise in the opinion of the council at such time jastallation are complote and pro- A -motion to submit a bylaw TO raise by debentare for the as the plans and specifications for purchase, removal, extension of the the building of a tank, ?v force required for clerical error being responsible for probability of the members of for a reliable coal sup-j fete., was .placed proposed! new site, oid council. before! the the wrong sum going into the reso- Electric Co. exercising thrir option j lution. The cost of the septic tank, of taking the debentures instead of further that until the question of re- is determined upon finally no Aid. Cunningham expressed himself as in sympathy every particu- however, added to the sum intended brings the total up to the nu-nt the cash for their share of tbs pay- HEQUE FORGER ROAD IS IS CAUGHT [expenditure on capital account at the' lar except the, removal of the plant present site is to be -undertaken i to the river bottom. He had arriv- which would require to be fully at the point .where he.was partially abandoned in case of re-1 vinced that the council should move movai. I along the most .conservative The motion was not passed with- His question is to whether it is ad- plant. -Via. put considerable discussion, but was visable to spend the money now. It (From Monday's Daily.) Sergt. Egan made another .-ii'vvr capture a lew days ago and brought his man back yesterday. This lime he found his R. Nicholson __W110 forged Wm. Oliver's name to three cheques and passed them on Wm. Porter at the' Arlington Hotel on July 18th, The Sergt. got information irom the Immigration Agent at Coutts.. that a man' answering to the description of -Nicholson had passed through. He thereupon went on to Great Falls and found a fake name in Nichol- son's handwriting on one of the hotel registers. (From Tuesday's Daily.) R. K. Nicholson was committed for trial at the next sitting.of the' Su- preme Court by Inspector "West on a charge of forging the name of Wm. Oliver to three cheques, which he cashed at the Arlington Hotel. Wm. Porter, the proprietor of the hotel, John Graham, clerk. J. W. Bawden, who writes the cheques for the firm, and" Camoose Taylor who drove Ni- cholson to the station were examin- ed at the preliminary hearing yester- day. IMMIGRATION DECREASES Ottawa July The total Jmmigrri- .iion into Canada for the month o June was as compared with for June, 1007, a decrease of Immigration for first three finally passed' unanimously) Aid. Hutton and Watson were not present, rectors of meeting of the di- the Agricultural So- mniT Wm. Whyte Declares Road will be Proceeded With Calgary, July Albertan says: Although the line connecting Calgary and Lethbridge direct way not be built this year, the final lo- cation will be made, and next year will see.it in operation. Such was the information given out yesterday by Mr. Whyte, who spent the day in the city, and leaves j pany. this morning for Vancouver. Mr. Whyte was interviewed yester- i must be done eventually and there is no doubt that it .would be better to have the whole plant under one roof. He believed that the question of re- ciety requiring the former's presence. moval should be left open until a So he stayed only long enough to i trial had been made to see if it renew his request that he given would be to the city's advantage to j llie irlieii'ue so often promised :liie so- ciety by the city and to be told that it would be r-eady for him at ten o'clock this morning. The meeting opened with the reading of a state- ment of tie items of expenditure that go to make up the requir- ed according- to the proposed bylaw. This statement is as follows: COST 1. That the Electric Plant (except supplies on good will and pre- sent site be offered to you for the sum of Supplies on hand at date of tak- ing over of plant be purchased at cost price S2.000.00. S That Plant be taker, over on Sep teniber 1st, 190S and be paid for in 'cash or in 6 per cent, twenty year debentures at the option nf the Corn- INDIANS WILL AT DADAItC f fund to meet debt at the end of the twenty years, the differ- ence being made up by the interest allowed by the'bank on the amount at three per cent. To this must be ad'ded the interest at 6 per cent, which amounts to a year, making a total annual cost of about nineteen thousand dollars. This sum would of course be materially lessen- ed by the saving the city would make in using its sinking fund in- stead of borrowing money at a high- er rate of interest. After due discussion o" the finances, the aldermen all agreed that it will be a paying proposition, not only paying for itself but yielding a good profit to the city. Aid. Cunningham wished to have Aid. Ives' motion slightly changed so as to defer tne removal of the 5 said that he was basing his opinion on the expert ev- Boy of Tender Years Serving a Term in Mounted Police Barracks There Sentenced at Pincher Creek (From Monday's Daily.) In the course of a strong sermon I him in a jail thereby telling him he on "Ye Are Not Your Own" at Wesley Church last night, Kev. W. A. Lewis, B.A., of Macleod made a startling statement the fact of which horrified the audience to think that such could be true. To illustrate his point that one is worse off'not to bt owned or cared for by some one, the speaker said that when he visited the Macleod jail last Sunday morning, he saw there in the cell next to the one previously occupied by one accused of the murder of Monte Lewis, boy only nine years of age, who had been sentenced to sixty days in jail by a magistrate in Pincher Creek for some offence. If he had not seen it he could not have believed such a thing possible in Canada, and in our own province of Alberta. The attention of the government should be called to the outrage and some provision made for such a one who evidently is a convict, a criminal, a jail-bird, he will believe you and be these things.' This statement by the preacher de- mands an investigation for it is generally expressed opinion that a magistrate that could send a nine- year-old child to the common jail for sixty days is not fit to hold po- sition. BAR OPEN AFTER TEN July first.roo- vjction under the new clause ia the Liquor License Ordinance for the ten o'clock closing of hotel bars, was made in Calgary last when the proprietor o' the Grand Union hotel, Calgary, was lined ?50 by Magistrate Crispian Soiilh, for keeping the bar in his lotel open during prohibited hours. He was al- had no one to care for him. A boy j so fined S100 for keeping a at that age could not be held mor- ally responsible for any crime. "Any said the preacher, "will be bar open. The conviction was secur- ed upon information furnished tiie license branch of the Attorney Gen- wHat you tell him he is. If you put i eral's department. day by A. E. Cross, president of the Calgary board of trade, and Sec- retary Webster, as to the intentions of the C.P.R. in regard to railway building in Alberta. He assured the delegation that the road from Letbbridge would most MAUHlMJiKY Iv. W. Steam Turoine engine generator sett having 50 per cent one hour over-load capacity. K. W. Steam Driven Exciter: H. P. 'B. W. Boilers with surface condenser, hot well circulat- ing and vacuum pumps, steam fitting etc., to operate at 150 Ibs. pressure and preparations months of present calendar year there j made for its construction next ye was a decrease of or 48 per cent, the figures being 1908, certainly be built at an early data, and 160 super heat. but would not state positively whe- j Re-installation of. generator setts. ther it would be commenced this year, exciters and Jl: boiler of present or not. The linal location will, how-J ever, be made. 1SG7, The decrease via. CUTTING Ocean the immigration from the United States decreasing one per day i MACLEOD cent. Get my "Book Ho. 4 For Women." It will give weak women- many val-j uable suggestions of and vtftft strictly confidential medical js entirely free. Simply wiitfe Dr. Slfo'op, Racine, Wis. No. 4 tells all about -Dr. Shoap'-s 'Night Cure and how these sootM'iig, healing, an- can be succes- fully applied 'to Correct these weak- nesses. Write fer the book. The Night Cure !is :told by J. J Johnson. 'Altav. -Suly On vftfeon, of the Blood Re- to cut his 600 lores of Today F. A.-nWams of serve fall Vi SOtfc Century Real Estate thm started 'to cut his 100 acres of fall -wheat, he confidently expects will yield be- tween 40 and 50 bushels U, Tre acie. The windows of the 20th Onturv Real Estate office present .'t very con- spicuous attraction. They ere dec- orated and filled with fall and spring wheat, oats and barley, all on F. A. Adams' farm just one mile from town. The fall wheat is dead ripe and is a very fine sample. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAD OFFICE. B. E. WALKER, President ALEX. LAIRD, General Manager ESTABLISHED 1867 Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England i n-rnv D11 CM I! CC C Everv facility afforded to farmers and COUNTHY DUbilVtOO others for the transaction of their banking business. Sales notes xvill be cashed or taken for collection. DA II M P DV MAI! Accounts may be opened by mail, and DAIilVllMU PI WIMIL monies deposited or withdrawn in 11 r this way with equal facility, Lethbridge Branch C. G. K. Nourse, Manager Re-installation of present switch board "frith extensions of improve- ments. BUILDING- Brisk and steel fireproof, designed o_30o K. W. Generating setts. 1 250 K. AV. old generating setts (belt 1 200 K. W. old generating setts (di- fFrom Friday's Daily.) There was a good turn out at the ppftiTj fit ox ricultural Society last nighty meeting was called to receive The the reports of the committees on sports, and a ways and committee was appointed to interview the council and ask for a grant of said grant to be paid at a definite time The committee consists idence of Engineer Smith, who is supported in his evidence by several other experts who have given opin- ion. Xo expert opinion has been gi- ven' to the contrary and it seems to be the view of all who study things and' know about them. the-council is- not c.ar'-y out the expert evidence in toto they should get more expert advice on the whole matter and Aid. Ives declared further that there is no question but before the bylaw passes there would be sufficient expression by the j ratepayers and their views as to the removal of the plant would be plain- ly stated. Aid. Cunningham said that Aid. Ives' position is weil taken but he has forgotten that Mr. Smith's re- port is providing for a population of people. If the large expendi- ture can be deferred for a few years by the expenditure of a smaller am- ount now. it should be done. S The Mayor said that the mistake of most municipalities was that they went into things too and had to keep adding- and patching. He told of Hr. KcBurney oi Winnipeg, an expert, saying that the electric plant should be where the water is. Mr. Kenswick and other experts agreed nVER BY A DISC NO ELECTIONS N ALBERTA Nanton, July A very distres- sing accident occurred Saturday at START SEEDING WINTER WHEAT every year. of Messrs. Colpman, with these opinions. Pairfield and Whitney. j Aid. Cunningham Mr. Hatch reported that the turf of the clanger of association had a surplus of pendent on a which would be handed over to the.! river coal also spoke being de- mine across the but it shown 56ciely- tthat In thc estimates provision was Mf." Oiver stated that donations made for the storage of coal to last woud ahiount to somewhere in the three months. Aid. Cunningham neighborhood of not say that be was willing It was the opinion of the major- r. to have money spent on the old ity of the directors that the society plant; shoud get all tlv revenue from the j Finally Aid. Ives amended his res- booths, etc., at the grounds and that olution as it is given above and Aid. a revenue could be derived weekly Cunningham declared his satisfaction for six months during the year if a with the change. It then passed un- platform for dancing were erected and animously. rented. G. M. Hatch informed the society that the Government would run poles out to the ground and install the telephone if asked to do so. They will be asked. A few other minor matters -were presented by the secretary and some of them dealt with. C. G-. Nim- mons, weed inspector, wrote the coun cil that he had been instructed by T. i B. R. Henderson, chief provincial 2 350 H.P. B. W. Boilers. 1 300 H.P. B. W. Boiler. 1 210 H.P. old B. W. Boiler. Chimney, coal bunkers, hand crano foundations, -including engineer- ing and contingencies, i Electric Light Co. re the cost of in- tain noxious weeds that were grow- Extcnsions to present distribution stalling lights on the grounds and if ir.g in profusion in various parts of they deem it advisable to order the the city. Hugh Scott will be asked work to be done. j to attend to this important matter. The sports committee submitted a Permission was given E. N. Wakely A motion was passed asking the weed inspector, to request the city rounds committee to interview the to attend to the destruction of cer- system. Estimated cost (net) to city of present plant FORCE MAIN 21.00 lineal feet cast iron force main. 118 tons at Laying same lineal feet 12-inch wood stave pipti Laying same program of races and were given the to remove the telephone wires neces- power to arrange for 2 daysj'racing., the society to allow for purses. G. M. Hatch was requested to in Iterviow Mr. Naismith re securing ex- I cursion rates from Cordstpn during I the exhibition. Tin; band will b.s engaged Specials, valves, etc.......... dcr. which will Hydrants and' branches 900 nvn, .selections. Right of way TANK AND METERS gallon tank (C. B. by ten- number of Smith's estimate) Eleclriciil valve and wire connection Water motors A.X.D GALLERIES Excavation Concrete lining sary in the removal of the Presbyter ian Church provided he furnish a guarantee coveriijj any damage that may be done the system and for which the city would bo held liable in granting his request. A Calgary firm wrote offering the city a rock crusher capable of crushing ten to twenty tons of rock per hour for f.o.b. Calgary. The Engineer 'and to bo given on the last, 800 _ Completing Galleries backfilling, etc. SCO Additional rowur Transrnis- sio-n line "GRAND TOTAT, The mayor in discussing tho state- specify etc. There was discussion as to whether the Indians should be en-1 informed tho council that thc water- piped to and put up a "pow-lmain asked for on Barnes St. wow." with tho result that was would cost SHOO. Properly Tilled apportioned for that, purpose. Parade forms requesting sewer on Bompas St. from Round to Gait St. and side walk on TJompas St. from Wood to Gait St. were presented. These were left over for the regular meeting but the, aldermen expressed themselves as being in favor of granting thc re- quests. Thc City Solicitor will he request- ed to havi: tho bylaw prepared at once, and the council until Saturday evening to gi _ it thc nec- essary readings and fix the date for the voting. G. H. Gardiner who lives on Hawkins iarm about saven miles from the city has commenced seeding winter wheat. This is the first re- ported. Calgary, July following judgments, in addition to that in the Montreal, July ituth- erford stated tonight that the Aiber- fca provincial elections would not be brought on .this year in spite of any- thing that might occur in the com- ing elections in Saskatchewan. I have thousands of acres of farm lands for sale in the Greatest Wheat producing District in two days of tin: iair, I The. secretary stated that ho was 5001 in recHpt of n communication from tho department expressing a wish that the Indians bo not risked to par- ado or dance, the reason being trm', 500; a minister of the pospcl thought such performances demoralized tho In- Aid. Macbeth figurcrt up that f.hc plant would hardly pay for itself in J. E. -Smith jhad been discing and going io the iieaus of-iiis-fesm to ad- just the lines, was struck on the head by a vicious horse. He 'fell and the team started to run, dragged the disc over" his face inflicting a terrible gash cutting clean through the roof of the mouth and jaw. A team was immediately hitched up to a democrat and the unfortunate man taken to Nanton. He was taken to the general hospital at Calgary. ALBERTA I defy any man to show me a dis- trict in Alberta that is as well farmed and as prosperous as the district NORTH WEST OF LtTHBRluGE Where there is now one railroad building and another promised to the farmers to haul out the crops of This district produced the pro- ducts that helped Granum win first prize at the recent Dominion Fair. Farmers who have lived there for three and five years are now buying this land from me at as high a figure as per acre on cash instalment basis, and as high as per acre on the, crop payment basis. Here are some real bargains. All of section 30-12-22, only 516.00 on crop payments. Lies 10 miles from new railroad station now building and lumber case, were handed out by the -win be but three miles from station on supreme court en bane. j the Calgary Lethbridge railroad. In Rex vs. the C.P U. the appeal All Section 24-11-23 at per of the railway company from a con-1 acre. This is raw prairie land, over -r half of which is as fine land as any viction for violation ot tne ji-O.-'i s> Day Act at Pinoher, was c'.'snussed I 'dffered per without costs. The pica set up by for adj-oining this sec. the appellant company w as that there was nothing in The j or conviction to show that Plifch-r S.E. 1-4 of section 30-10-22 at is in the jurisdiction oi tho trial per acre. Fenced and has 65 acres court, was held to oe not good. The broken and 36 acres in spring wheat judgment was read ly Vr. which should from present appearanc Stuart and concurred in by the otfcer es yield 35 bu. to the acre. judges. S. E. 1-4 of sec. 10-13-22 at per In Lilly Toll vs. C.P.It., the acre, pany appealed from c_ judgment oJ j Mr. Justice Stuart c ranting the plaintiff damages for the. death of her husband, which was caused by an accident near Tilcc'.u Hat. Thc appeal was dismissed with acre, costs. I this week N.E. 1-4 of .Judgment was renderod by the 21-11-22 at all fenced and 60 Chief Justice and concurred In by j or 70 acres ready for fall wheat. All full court, striking the name oi -lo- i can be plowed. Free from stones. Hcph Hicks from the roll of thc law j Good well and shack. Post'office 21-2 Kocioty. This was a reference ease Take this quick before some to thc court en bane by tho law one else gets it. ciety, charging Joseph Hides re- i____. taming money belonging to n pliant. Before judgment was read, Hicks ap- plied for a stay of judgment on the ground that ho did not. know the case was coming up. Ho also hibitc-d thc stub of a cnoqiic book 1 fo purporting to show thU, ho hnd rrx RuUHlD I CC '.May f> forwarded to the nnid client in Ireland tho of account Tho court, howrsvor, did not consider that his station-Mi, with Ux- affidavit and lot tors (Hod as exhibits and judgment was gi-'on as statoil. 80 acres fenced and broken with a granary for 800 bushels of grain. Hur- s Section 26-12-22 at only per --..wn, I j> I HKKJ LS. U1U2II MONEY TO LOAN ON FARMS ;