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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 7, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald VolumeV. e. Alberta. June 7, No. 151 RESCINDED CONTRACTS FOR SCHOOL ADDITION Coleman School Trustees Take this Course to, Re- move Insinuations of Trustee Resigns.. Effort to .get Water System t'oJcniuii. -June regular irnnicly. reasonable, and was inontlilv inueling of'Lin; school hoard cd lo stuml by his dccLsimi.' lust evening wus mi historic 'ocea- Clark, oion, wliL'tcon mailers- 'of (ictp im- the KoperLy upiiunitlci1, il-rjlui'i'd were discussed'and decided upon. lhat the advertising ot only one Icn iKorcmosL ol tier hail escaped his notice, he j iiusiiioss was .the'jnattcr ol irregular- Imd always IJCRII under tlie ilics linnni'cted with ilic award; ui 'sion that the tenders 'ii'1 lenders for llus new addition to the regularly advertised, and lhat liis at, the special meeting of lusli jircdnus concurrence with Mr- Gni- Vcdiicsda-y nighl. SuVcru censure htiil 1mm had hctnr with this understand- liccn passed ujjfjn -llie board for the ing. 'Now, however, hi view ol'what manner in which these "tcmlcrs had Imd transpired, lie.considered ihal he liccn dealt with, even to-the :JH a number of the board, could not liion ot graft. It was with the de- leave room for any insinuations as tu site tiC effectually dispelling this con- j had faith, ami lor tliat reason c-iulil i-en'tion that the members of the 'not adhere to his previous decision.. ENGINEfRIN DEFEN! OF iorrd assembled lasl. evening. mix of tbe. situation was., tin: ffjmpUiiiL dial Uiir lenders i-iillcd [or I-A'Pii- merely ami the and I'linLrari.s. h'ail been "awarded without Vine miL'lii'ilj- being given'thai Ihuy .Mere, re iiiinjjl. Truster Graham, (liuiyu.'.n nf the'property coinmitVci' on win in i.'Il the onus cf cxplaiiii- .subpjiticd' iliat "coimlnicUivr1 iniplin and it was will. lhat view llia't only ihc one H'tnilrr luil uEfiii.-.- When, liniyci-er.'Llia properly cotnniiLlcu lintl I'.uimiJied the lenders submitted, it- that no pa.nUn? t-L" jug'.mil .been In order matters hiight-not be unduly dc- J-rnd, lit- had communicated with the jmrliES, who afterwards. Imidcrs, intimating, to llicm lhat- the piipiirluiiily- was open lo them. Ihuiigh coniplaint'had bmi made Hut lunilci's, Lhat al, an .cxorbi- it-TinL finyr.i'i'.he considciiMl them (Contfnued on page 7) A. C. D. BLANCHARD, Lethbrldge'i City Engineer, who is a busy man these days GLORIES OF PAST BRITISH LIFE ARE BROUGHT BACK Society in "Ball of a Hundred Years Ago" Reproduce Costumes of Historic age of Nelson, Napoleon and-Wellington noyaP'-Albert Lord H.irdinge; Lord Lltchfield Official Declaration Made .Yesterday, in Claresholm Bye-Election Monarch, June official'de- claration ;Jn comicction the OiK-esholm bye-blection tool: place Jiere yesterday :It took.Rc- Uirolnjj Officer Dave Ross three hours to make the to ihe close scrutiny given tlie" doputys1 figures Ivom each. poll. ..Hon. Malcolm Mac- JL-anzie was Hon.. A. G. and If, E. [Perry, chief Liberal' organizer. cilc.AIIllfln -wjis represonled hy T. if. iTweedie, Calgary.. and Cameron .and Oillesple, of Granum, i jiasflcd off pleasantly, anti when final totals were arriv- ,-cil at air.: Hoss declared Ur. MQcKen- Kte elected. b3'14.'inajority. .is conic, talk of the.Cpnaervatives asking for a Liberals doubt IL, as they. nre. positive that the-re- count an Increase in Mllie figures The 1 nimiber ot tied-up ballots is about ev- en [or; uotli men. I'oll Mackenzie McSHI 1 Monarch -11 Hall was. the scene last nlghL and ear- ly this, murnlng- the greatest' fiiuc; tiou of ihe season, this "Biill'. o[ a Hundred Years Ago.1' -F All The notable figures of-- English society were, the1 Eplsa-. do rof tlio'.cipBturnes a 'loveliness 10 u. 1-1. '2-1 u Hose fluttc !l Nobie" 2 Bnrona Bnrwash j Elinor f...' White Finley Howe J mil bo Valley Uadger, Flats Star Linn Pralrlovlile Albcrla Five Mile school :M Prairie Valley. in Granum it 7 MuU Lake...... to. Daley Creek.. Trout Creek.... Clareshplm East n8 Clnresholm -10 I'ruirlc View. Grconhunk .Meadow CJreck Round Up. Olscu Croek Spring Point., Willows. Chlninoy Hoc It of the sel-tlng uever.. have been sur- passed in any specuicle in London. .The ball was Tonage ol -the aii-d Queeiv and in: aid'of .ajlil Sailors' Help "Hocle'ty-'liy- Princesa as- sisted by a committee compTtsIng Lord Sir Al- bert and Afrs. Dick CimyriehanvV, Members of the most famous iee in Rnglantl .appeared In the giilse of their ancestors ot a.ceiUnry ago, and .1 series of brilliant, quadrilles, re- presented the cDTirt, society, the; gov- ernment and the nnvy and army clubs of 1S12, tlic year jnacfe-memorable by Xapoleon's Russian campaign, .'-the PeiiinsulHr the wur'between Russia ami Tiurlfey. The Duchess of-Richmond's'.famous dance before (he Waierlob was danced again, the'-Klpries_ dia, the uaya oE the Nabobs, were liv- once.more, and the ladles of (he peerage brought to life -the. pictures of -tbeir predecessors and the fash- ions, Jewels and beauUeE of '1813 glowed once more Iifa 'stage setting representing, the lawn before Brighton Pavilion la the pa.linlest.days of tbe regency. In. "the Waterloo the Duchesses of. MBrlborough, Roxburgh, iiUherhind and Woatmlnsier danced: ihe Countess' of March "appeared as tb-e Duchess'of Richmond, in a dress ivas a reproduction .of that worK by the Duchess of- Richmond famous ball on (lie eye The Ducheas of tllarlborough'5 appeared a.6 the Countess -Waleeka. Osiers in this' quadrille' were chos- en for their included Lady Grewe, Lady Stafford, Lady. Juliet Duff, Ltidy BenLrico. Pole-Darew, Rupert Beckett, Mia, Cecil; Binghain, Alurlel Wfll'd, Lady Desbprongb, nnd Lady Beatrice Herbert: FortluatiuudrlH c, PngoL fount! (i Napoleon in Sir Olinrlea Har- topp', Wellington was vepyeacntcil, by pctireil as itjie Prince of Orange; Lord John Cavendish represented :Bhiclier; Captain Albert Pnget repreeeuted Lord Uxbrldge, and Jlr. Ar- iindell the Duke of' Brunswick. For niuiiths family been ransacked and recourse had even to the British Museum to make sure .of absolute accuracy in .the details of coBtumes worn.- .Quadrille Nelson-. was..' another fine "study, which -necessitated much research." In- this, organized by the Duchess of .Somerset, Alexander Hoq'd 'represented --his great apceajxir, antl.tliR TcprsJBuUu- lier .predecessor, of 1SI2, 'Charioii'te; daughter of tbe Earl of secomf ivif-e of the Duke. of Somerset uresaetl-ns'tho Duchess was. pictured "by Hogarth. Her grey satin dress, -madeMvilh .full .train, hud bell Explains ;Why.'.Tenders are Restricted to Two Companies AS TO PRICES Shovvs That is Not Being Over- charged "All tbis onslaught- on ihe civic of- liciiils in connection with the .calling for bu> the .remaining yards of payjiig is IIKe stirring up tempest, in1 a That 'is, the ..Eugiueer Blapcbard chanicteriz-eil iho attack made on' the .methods'of Llie city i .regard this morning', ami then went on to submit.'tigureB are calculated T to eet .the minds the most sceptical at; vest. The; reason why. the city its c.'illiug 'or tenders from the El-Oso and Dit- they are here will be pre- pared; to, proceed .-with Ihc work as soou's as. the tenders let They have'thclrr.biftnta'here, and that la an Item too big'-to be overlook- ed-in-'siicU a comparaAively siiiivll con- did not eu: deavbr.-to.-dcCend in any endeavor to place the po- sition of -the city's depart- ment In'- the "proper so far as tlie'.differeiice 'that the ijrlces'ofthe paying'are too hlgjCare concerh'ed. The work iii .lay- ing ilie here consists of Temoving tiiijjj >iri-- 'LVsa'ving one of altogeth- er' the item of. removing the present street Biirfac'e, he showed that .it would be' impossible for...the-'cily per even J1I251, cents per square .Th-a streets which are. being paved liere, are-' being paved' nccc-'rdiug to slniidarrt 'gpeclflcfliions for. paving in Canadian cilie.s. There is a concrete jasej six inches in thickness. One sleey.eSj.-with cuffs 'cubic yard of concrete will lay six frills of lace Cell over he'r yards of'concrete base six inches in hamls, thickness. 1-n one cubic :.yard oC con- (Contiuued on page .crete. flpproxlmalely one bar- rel! of cenaent, when all charg- es, arc considered costs -per! barrel. There ia also. approxl-' 'mately one yard o[ gravel, aboia J1.10. "This mukes- per .cubic; yard. Aild to cost of mixing find haulage, as well as the over-bend cliarges against ,tbe mater- ial, and the estimated cost of the cubic yard of concrete Is No cheaper 'co'nci-e'tb.-iH being furnished for nny NEW POINT IN LECAL REALMS is RAILROAD RESPONSIBLE TO WIDOW FOR CONVEYING MOB TO 'LYNCH HUSBAND' Washington, P.C.. .June Wheth- er a railroad, that, carries a mob to a town to lynch. a man is liable to daiii- ages to the victims' widow and child- ren, is a .unique point to he brought up before the. Supreme Court of tlie States. .The cnse -will be pre- sented with a red u eg t to. review. Irs. Annie May Rogers and three chUdreu sue the VicksbuvK. Slvrcvcs- port and Pacific char- ges of having by special train carried a mob from Monroe, -La.; to Tallulah, La., where Rpgers WUE lynched. -He had been 'charged with murdering u man ami was about to be released' oil the 'ground that he bnd been tried once.bol'ore on the charge. .The lower Federal court, held that as a matter of law, the railroad might bo liable. TEAM BROUGHT fN LIFELESS BODY QF THEIR DRIVER (Special In tbe ll Taber, -June Just, after rifiinniflii -wen; noon careful pxiiiiiinnlioii, they pronounced today, ;i team aUnchcd- to n f'ue to heart failure. Tim cnr- wandered into toivn .and in (Mier was communicated with ;ind af- front 01 tlic Palace Livery. Oil the: tcr hearing iliu flrcmnslaiipps, and i'ack Jay a man, and" man 'in the dontovs1 report, lie ilecidcil Lhal olinrge of tlic barn, .thinking hiiii an inquest was not necessary. went to him, when he. tMactenson was a native of Novwav, found lie wa.s drad. Tlie 'police wrrcpmi lidid liccn in this country aliouL inimcdialely notiliPrt, and Chief Bui- 1 five ycai.s. fri-ightpd from here luck, and -Scrgrant Ko'berts went last smnmnr, and during the winter down- aiid I'onml that tin: was! worked north of .Kdmorilon- From pa-- quite! iljiail, tlimiRh HeoUi iwusl haveners lounrt on him iL appears that he occurred .wiihin Lhu luilf hour. Tlit: 'liarl spent sonic thus, reccnily in a was Inken to llie police staiion, Calgary liospilal, coining to .Tabor "ivns iilcntined.iis'.lliat ol An- 'again nliout.a" mqiiHi ago. Ion ATarlrnsoii, a' for Olson As far is known MartoiiKon was a nnil rnnlraclnys Vim big jsiiiglc mftit. niul was Wbc ditch -'north of anil [cr anil a liwU Wflracr WILL FIGHT OUT THE POOL ROOM LICENSE Magrath Council Wouldn't Accept Cheque and f Legal Action to Lasted Over Four Hours the ,Dry-Farming_ Congress MfiBrath; June session'ol-the Jlagratli .Town" Council, held .last evening In. Town UaJI WHS a record breaker Irom tbe stand- point of exact period- (or which they wereVin deliberation' being four bcurs.jind twenty Immenso .volume of .business .was transacted before adjournment -look place, which was the'.passing of a resolution comineiuNng ef- forts of the'Board of Trade cam palgn for a more beautiful Magriith, and setting; Monday next as'the day.on which tbe town fathers nnd cipal will tmn out ana pre pare the grounds of the town; hall for lawns .and trees .next spring, ,1V; RE-AFFIRMS POSITION UNION Presbyterian General Assembly Committee Declares That Organic Union with Methodists and Con- gregationalists will Come Edmonton, June The- Union of the other communions- liitCTfiaie committee of the .Presbyterian before the'. General As' sembJy this morning'.' ten a series of resolutioiis hearing on the iiu-eation oE church., union, wh leave no manner of. doub't.wMh refer- ence to the attitude of the committee. "Members of- i conihiitlae' stated it there had; heeu at'nq time since meeotialipna.-, were begun only i enter .diUerent from the First discussion of the matter it lh been sincerely desired "to inmate the and It. was .practicable T.He'f 6 uiict been some miaapprehension of the'purpose of mittee, 'out- lieen no mlsajv prehension "hind In the mi'ritlfi of the inemuqi's1 qtihe comnilUGe. Tho tlie remarkable statement of today, had been .held firmly-all "along. Thej.statement lalfl before the assembly Ibis morning, af- firms thait 'will' be ef- fected soon. It assures the members work power city, that going imo the house and s-awage disposal plant, costing much "more. The .con- :cret'e for oiie yard of.base.for the pav- one-sixth of ?G-30, Tbp-surfacing material .costs twice what 'the! concrete may be figured ac SO cents p-2r sn'n.ire -yard, making for the fo-r one Tbe streets excavation IB' a serious on Lethbridge matter for, pon- sideratiqn, "as ihc sLrcels arc highly crowned, and at least one.'loot must bo removed in the middle .of the street. For the street railway.system twenty-eight inches of eartb are be- Ing'renibvcd, The 151-Oao Paving Co is doing Us work at per stiuare yard.. The slxly cenla diirerem'p.: liftLweeu the coat, of .the material and the contract price must cover the cost remov- ing' the eurth, charges of plant, opera- tion and; laving Hie material. It (CoMiwicd on- page FOURTH BANK v FOR TABER TABER BUSINESS LICENSE A REAL IMPOSED BY THE COUNCIli June itown council, at. adjourned, sitting ,hcld this morning, Friimcil n bylaw whioh be passed iis soon "possible, fixing a; MisiucsH license. All mcrcanLilc lius'nussus carrying. stock' ol pvnr S10UO yrill be licensed at' S50 pet iniin, Uniler' that llie ' will be A estate dealer's license hay been fixed, -which will-iiavc, tlic cdccl of liolping lo'kccp oiiL-tnc-lraiisicn1.s wlio, come in and 'try iq ilispuhc of outside stiilT. .For a fee of has bceii. lUcd-, whilst resi- dent operators will be assessed a yuar. The bylaw will be passed in time to enable. Ihc l.own lo. collect the fec.s on of Its" sincere ami ardent desire' to complete .union -.within a1 U.Driii-lcfts for tho formaitlan-at-pnce of union coagregations ,-t.o >.be super vised, by. -the :lhrea churclies. Jointly It 'prov.des: lor a division-cf the nils elon fields and tlon In organic.- iiiid. It'issues instructions to: tile colleges and board of publication lo combine work EO' iur ,as possible text'pC tlie Ra "The lejoices tl mo'ni i the negotiaiting prbceediugs of ihage iecent 3 enrs have disclosed, -alid nHich tufe 101 aT mrger meREurc of union-among Gbrlat's-ped pie in''tins land than at present ex- "Tbe'Assembly rejoices thai-a large .majorily-of (those rotlng: Iisve dechir: ed themselves in Cavov ot-ihe propoB- ed organic union.of! the; PresbyLeriaiij Methodist nind pom in unions' in.Canada, nnd believes that organic union' will sooii be Assembly reaffirms.the pOBilion (liken by pr-evlbns'-'ass'eiiiblles, ttiaiu organic union is Ihe end Lo be aimed ut and striven.for, tbe other negotiating clutrchcs its sincere and a-.-donf desne to comp ce such-union within a. briei'perlou.' in vie'w, the e-itent o opposition indicH-tefl by the .vote, the Assembly deems it unnise to pioceed to. the immediate...consummation of the union, but leEsohee as "I. That it be. an instruction to the Home Mission ..committee to range with tha other'; jiegoMuting churches.Cor the of territory within uhlch thev shall severally cslablish new missions well ;ia for 'the fulle-i ipplkatlon of the principles of coopeJdilon adopted by llie Assembly, '.'2. Thai. It be an tbe committees clinrged .with ihe.-publica- lioiis of the church lo enter into cor fespondence with similar committeefa of the other churches (B lo the pofl sibillty oC Combining llwir Ipr whole or in part. "S. That it he'an InaLniruon to tne KiKd of the colleges 10 consider the possibility of co-operating the colleges of other churches situated in the same localities, so as'.to aV.oId-.un- jBsiiry duplication In teaching (Continued on Tarn-Eight.) JAIL PRISONER ATTEMPTED TO TAKE HIS LIFE TODAY .I'lialWjrccd iiamsil Orailcaii, one oi necessary (o slilcli Cradcau's [hroaL prisanurs at Ilic provincial'- jai.l, j.'incl Uic 'noV loo late to plant It is lime of the year to land in shape Tor next ipring-, expeilciiced man will be .engaged.' Lo set out the decorations and the orni- mentntionfl. A full quonini was present, Mayor Hirlc, and Councillors ..H-arkaf, Head, Chlpman, Rasmtiasen, anil usual [qi1- malKles of .the subjects of consid-ared.. IL seems IhKt seme trou- ble lias been encountered as (o flliall clean! out the water' dltchei RasmuEscn Iboiight' that the people ghould work KB a.' unit, tild asBlst eauh other until 'the .dilcbei. were ready .to ..contn.iv the He argued (bat one man wis terested with Councillor illend, although he hud no kick.. aKaiust "tills see'-how-, the-people, residing; near, the; Bo'urceE of the ditch-as should 'hi -HB 'Irttsreatert in the whole ditch as-those at end This did cot eon Councillor Bennton of i the Hnniy opinion as Councillor Jletd Mayor: Rlrie tli3 season go Itir advanced it abandon.any new. .jilan in: direction' until next IIBC ihe was in vogue last, He thought thOEO wbo had worked should lowed to put in their time and thai credited ovmt on their ippeaied to htm as being the fair wei waa embodied in a motion hv Council lor Bonnion and, paaae'd: Get After WeidJf J A comjimnlcaUon ,wog retd froip 'A; IT fovernment weed impact or lufOTQimg the council that weie for all needs on the Uches of the GRACIOUS ACT OF SPOKANE; CITY Giving Lethbridge Use of Worth of Elec- trical Decorations LUritlB from Clerks records 'Tbe following reiolution- 'llesolved that decwiilTB triiigB" of, eledtriu'-llcht'1 owned hy: the be loin- ed to the' for use. during the Iniernacloniil. Drjr Farming Coiisi'eas, on .conflUioh.that> n sariataclory. bond be given -to city of ;lct prompt return of the property, loaned, nnd all shipment, IB- apectlon, and-TOpairs of-damage after hhe return of the propeitj lo 1C. This is in compliance lest. the JUyor cf telegrnm to .Daniel Morgan "and ,snb- miUetl to the cily hy Commissioner. Fiissette.. Mr. At organ has been-nol- of the adoption of the aboye rs- solution. That settles tbe doconwion-queatlon r the JDecoVation committee of :.'t.he Congrsss Hoard of ;Con- rol, A. V; Gibbons, chairman. It; also assures rlic people" of-.Leth- bridge that they vrill have a cil.y of ight and beauty; to which ;lhey may welcome delegntcs to the monpter con- vention, for they will be-a bio to pre- sent a spectacle which hafl never heen eciuallcd any city in. lada on similar occmioiiB. Red, while and blue lights will-light mvidc ;m iillcinnl lo cud his llie.1 hospital, wlierc -lw. .will have time to taken to the jail up .the streets and public Jnya in the town, it. is expect- ed that the bank will Immed- iately proceed with the crcu- lion'of a block on llieir pro- perly on HoiiRli slrcei nnd Douglas' avenue, fticfng (be Jlank.of Ilnmllton. Humor 1ms It llinL another bank will locate 'in which will be vacMetl by the Itank o-r Com-... inercc. conclusion throat Irom ear to oar with the raz- or.- The nearby at once rush- ed tu ilic -man's assisl- JHICP, anil ''lloc" Spencer, of local fninc. who is ;it prcscni a guest was into without di'lay. doctor ri'inlri'nl.'vorr pITcctivn It may lie noted dial this is (list, attempt, at suicide at tlic. since its opening about a.year ago. AFTERNOON MAIL START.S MONDAY The mall service on tho afternoon j eagi, -md west will start on first iiiil lo .llie. man until tlie ar- 9 itviil oi llic j wlio found .Monday. Postmaster IlIglnboLlinni was so advised by 'the hiepector, the wish o! the clly lo today. t t Continued ok paga at utBlit. Gait I'llrfc will ire n'rem- fairyland. In 'thu middle will, be an Immense boll ralaeil eighty feet, vlilrh will, bo seen ITOIII" every part of the cliy, und which will nttracl attention for miles- around the city To Hon. Daniel tin Spok- ane Chamber of Commerce. to .Commissioner Fassette goet 'the creS- Ic for obtaining this- conceirtlonv to- the city of LothbridBe rherebj ttm city will he thvbujh kindneen of the 'American ctplUI.of the Inland Empire over the Invlilble border, lo welcome the }.lio convention ;as 11. would be Inpot- le to. welcome them iv we It for ;