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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta VOL. II. L.ETHBRIOGK. ALBERTA, TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 1909. NO. I KICKED ABOUT CITY COAL MINE SALARIES OF THE OFFICIALS UNCHANGED Aid. King's Motions Both Turned Down-Aid. Hutton Supports Him Council Hears Protest Who Should Get Civic Grants? have the salaries tieusurer and the di.t-e.-i. Both of the motions wore sec- onded by Aid. Hutton who with AJJ. JKihy were the only supporters. number of interested listeners at-'I When the order of business Tor mo- tended one of the most spirited coun- tions came around Aid. King Passed t-it of the vcar last night, in his resolution to the effect that :n All the were present except j view of the enormous e.xpenditur, Aid. Bowman. Thc city .solicitor that ;x grant, be not Salvation Army There was a warm time last night had staff and-would in i he city council when Aid. not like to see the city lose- any ot brought in his resolutions to of the serretary- city engineer re- theni. turned down a good man S2.500 a of making a grant to the Army if it mayor took up the defence of -year to engage Mr.-Arnold after- could be done, and the mayor would j council -m the increase, i had given him the same like to see it done somehow still. j He was the hcavie.st taxpayer in thejamoUnt. Aid. Hatch attempted to show Aid King that thc city-did not' pay the ensrineer's salary but that it..came COMMITTED FOR TRIAL we will pay the sum of and accrued interest." subject to the us- ual conditions. At the council meeting the council Matter Oujrary, Aha., June a lively scene occurred at a meeting of th..- c.iiy council hist niirlit wlieix. an jUlriiipt was made to raise the price boxing contests TO prohibitory figures. Alter much dis- whether to the price instead of or to prohibit the game altogether .the matter was adjourned, till next meeting for settle- ment. The morning Albertan speak- ing -if the matter says: "But after all, alpary will no: suffer much on ac- c Claresholm Men Charged With Theft Jn response to the question if hejcity ncxt to the A. H. I. Co., and would do ..away with sport, AM. L-aS not going to spend money if-.he 7Iatch still -claimed that he would j COUM help it. But he thought that not subsidize it and that -4-he base-j -King and others who are doing j Out of the property owners who bene- club or anv church or fraternal, a of talk on the street should j bv the local improvements J a socetv couid-jjK r nt Just into matter before talking, j which -took all the engineer's, time. and were co.omtted, fo, lhc well Thev were out for the goad hekl two of- Ald. Oliver'pointed'out that if the H" d.scharged. ihere and that they be immolate- i i are six counts, m the indictment. Thc ]y." Mr. Robinson wired C lareshol 1 une min iiy hearing jn the sensational theft cases which developed last week took place todav with a crowded court room. decided to accept this offer as it was at a higher rate than the rest, and i count the secretary wired the compamy tender accepted. Writing." .1. A. Reid Co. wired back "Your telegram received. Our offer intended for whole umount. Please wire if this was your understand- ing." Secretary Robinson did not reply but called the council together at once. At this meeting the following motion was passed 'That the mo- tion of the fourteenth instant ac- cepting the tender of J. A. Reid Co. for debentures be rescinded and that the offer of the Dominion Secur- ities Corporation be accepted, viz.: o fb of being deprived of t'hese and it will have the very good of ridding city in the first place of a grist of undesirables, whom the city police did not seem to be able or desirous of moving." evervbCK.ly. the churches wanted ainj everybody. The churches wanted put in all kinds of hours for the city. He was not wanted to ci'-'e ev'erj'body a good jn favor reducing has salary he knows that he is earning the saUiry paid. time. A grant of was made. FIRE HALT, EQrTPUENT The report of the committee on supplies recommending the purchase ov two sets of drop harness .at S165 each and, one set of single harness at from A. E. Has ton also two suits each.-' for the police and firemen at each from A. Hutton, and a bu-ggy for the fire chief, was SEVrS FOH TI-1E.PAKK Gus Eeidic; wrote saying that he the waterworks and electric plants were owned by companies, the city's pay- roll would not be nearly so larga. Aid. King's motion to .reduce the en- gineer's s'alarv-to S2.000 was lost on prisoners wanted to plead guilty and the Dominion Securities "Your ten- der for debentures -and to willi.J. A. Reid Co. he wired: "Win; Aid. Oliver thought that the city the same vote as before. Did James Lowery Suicide? Calrarv. Alia., June Did James 45 benc which he would paint Lowery, the ot and sell for use in the park for SI 00. j Yott Lee in the heart ol Calgary s The letter was filed and the mayor j Chinatown during the early hotir.s of .and Aid. Hatch were appointed a j Thursday, June .die .from .natural comtr..ittee to investigate and report j or commit suicide? The 'report of the finance committee the question that rai's- was' adopted and account's, totalling at jnqlie5t held' over Lowery 's ordered to be paid. In response to a request from the Board of Trade the citv will pay the b-xly at the barracks yesterday af- ternoon, and which will not pro- perly answered until the report of rent of the board's- office in the Whit- j _nrrtvernnieiit analyst on the, cou- ney block, which was converted into j tents of the mans stomach a city office for six months. 1 received irom Edmonton. (Continued on E'diiarial Page.) j In the meantime tlif-re is [suspicion that -death was due to f. son in and was self inflicted and Br. BRITISH ARE BUYING AMERICAN Chicago, June' "rder untji the report irom Edmonton i..' 1.000.000 pounds of was Teceivecl. j nothing of the matter. Aid King ci-ived from the Brit-isli Depart-] Bowery and-his conipnni'in. a man j told him he. ought to as mayor of mont .in London yosterday hy one of j nanied HiH, had not been tried, hut; the city, although the motion was the larce sf'Ck yards, firms: This being held at pend- passed in his absence. The mayor Graham, who the1 autopsy declined to coiflplete'his AID. MG WANTS REPORTS OF WORK have the magistrate determine tence, but were refused.' They summary, trial before .Judge'.received. .Your tender not accepted." Carpenter at Maclcod. T_.ocal merc'.i- and others identified the stuff found by the lUounted. -Police in the prisoners' homes in-the foothills. HOW FARMERS HUSTLE IN THIS DISTRICT Mossrs. Welsh and Moreland who arrived last March have already brok- en four hundred acres and intend to break over six hundred more. They have a 35 h.p. engine. They are put- ting up a barn 36 x 76 with concrete foundation basempnt stable will hold bushels of wheat.. bushels of oats, 60 tons of hay and forty head of stock. They are also erecting a two-storey residence and lire making a six inch well over a hundred feet deep. Their land is all fencod. This is a, record for what can be dune in a short time. Welsh eports 0 analysis of food products (Anthony JlcOill, chief analyst, of the I-department of inland revenue, has re- I commended the establishment of food standards. It is learned that these I recommendations have commended j themselves to the minister and, that ai the next seabion of parliament a bill wiil. be introduced lixing legal standards of purity for several im- portant articles of food, notably those which are put up in packages, such as canned meats, fish, fruit, co- coa, spices, honey, etc. The object is to ensure the manufacture and sale of honest goods only insofar as this can be procured by legislative enact- ment and rigid inspection. It is estimated at the census bur- eau th-at the population of the prair- ie provinces, which was only eighct hundred thousand in 1906, has in- creased to one mill-ion, one hundred thousand in the last three years. The estimate is as follows Province .June 1906 May 1909 Manitoba Saskatchewan Alberta The next dav .7. A. Co. wir-' and Moreland live near Dayton. It STEEL WORK COMPLETED ON BIG BRIDGE TO TAKE OVER ESQUIMAU WiD Take Strenuous Action If They Are Not Presented V If 'a report 'from the waterworks and sewer .department is not. on the talDle next month. Aid. Tvih says "he will call on the ratepayers to ask j the council to resign. He did not like it at all that the motion to that effect was ignored this do- j partmcnt at last night's council; meeting. j The3 mayor wanted to know what j h'e was driving at and said he knew i _ This afternoon about fr-nr oclock it is expected, that the Slet1! Nvui'k Oil Tu6 big undgt.' Jft be completed except for if. some rivettin.fr. The work ha? done remarkable fast. Jfc the .'entire..time- being just jfc a half arday.less one year. Supt. Prettie has ex- ceeded' oven his own" expects- tions. The dangerous work has been singularly free afr accidents, there being.only one fatality and one minor acci- dent. Canadian Government Likely Make Use Of It Street Cars For Brandon Total Of the increase at least is estimated to have come from the United States as only of the overseas immigrants have-gone west, of them having- settled in the older provinces. Brandon, I ber of Brandon June 21. A num- men are behind a i Droiect for thc fonratipn of a com- p'aiiy to be known as the Brandon Rapid Transit "Motor Company, for the operation of a service of street Ottawa. -Tune Admiral Kingsmill returned to the. city today j from his trip to Prince Rupert and Esquimalt and was closeted with the of of! motor vehicles on the same principle WOMEN DENY ANY DISAGREEMENT Regarding the Election of the Inter- national Council Toronto, Ont., June this morning's meeting of the Internation- al Council of Women, indignant pro- i tests were made in regard to an ar- ticle appearing in the Toronto 'Even- ling Star, aleging that there had been considerable disagreement with: regard to the election of officers, Lady Edgar, president of the Canadian. Na- tional Council, said: "I wish emphatically to.deny.that there was any dissatisfaction with regard to the election of Mrs. vie Gordon to the position of JFirst Vice President of the International Council of although she has resigned the position of correspond-r head officials of the department nmri-ne, reporting on the results as a street railway. H. A. Ingram and H, -I. McNeil, on behalf of the company, met ing sectary which she has so effi- ciently held fo- five years! There is no want of harmonf in our council the I as to the election of any officers for city council last night and submitted j quinquenniai period or anything a. scheme asking ten years" franchise, his investigation. Jt has been learn- unofficial sources th-at one af j result ct" his recent tour will he tne j taking over of the Ksquimalf, naval 7 -i__ AT. i I property taxation, else. I wish also to say that Mrs. Ogilvie Gordon is not -a cousin ot ssion of all license fees. The Lady Aberdocn or connected in any. Pitiful Case At Edmonton he wil1 bc formod on a j way witli her family except by ial basis will require a guar-j bond of friendship." the government though city that no franchise Other speakers joined in i final deposition of that property will have to remain in abeyance until af- conferonce for street conveyance be granted any statements, other company for ien years. It _ proposed to inaugurate a regular cor the city und to points of j der a .complete re-instate- jtlg recovery oi' th ment of country's meat supply Chiuaman. Hill .takes the woundeti i askc-d why dvath of iaboiit it, and he had- not been told Akl. King said he was upon a solid basis a? it ij- the second j companion very badly and ap- i not -going to tell him privately but since the packing disclosures j t0 be growing nervous under j before whole council. .Also that the strain of waiting for Itis trial. no wanted to -see the report and so of four years ago, _ TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS T. M. Young was. killed by a street car in Winnipeg. Queen Victoria, of Spain, gave birth to a daughter at 6.25 a.m. to- day. B. ..Jenkins, of near Hamilton, and a friend were drowned while bathing at Mine Centre. Ont. Thc first expedition ever sent out Lowery has no relatives and his will bo buried.hi Calgary. e taxpayers and that he want- Bridal Trip In a -ed it brought to the council cha.ni- starved homesteader'-on Paddle v them'f. on foot to the >f some means to mairi- CANADIAN CLUB ACTIVE Pittsficlti. Mass., June Float- Effort to Secure Prom in- ent Speakers A. Buchannn, 'president of" the ing off through Ctoudlaml 'in thc bal- iocai. Canadian club, has received -a loon Pitlsfiolrl shortly after Hon. Ch.as. Murphy, soc- wy- irom Edmonton, June little man, witli features pinched lack of and chuhes rag- ged from wear, with, two children, one in arm? and another of .scarcely six summers, the family of a ter the conference in London next month upon the question of naval do-r fence and until certain legislation I interest in the neighbot.hoou at rates, has been passed by the Imperial gov- erniiibnt. In the meantime the. naval half! yard will be used as headquarters in British Columbia of the Lighthouse and Fisheries Protection service of the marine fisheries department. In order -to provide adequate 'accom- modation for fisheries on the Pacific they will have 10 be transferred CONVICT LOSES HIS TICKET Philip Hoof, the Blood Indian who I similar to those in force on street. I go vigorously resisted arrest by Pat railways. The question of a street j a short while back left today railway has on several occasions'been a. free trip to Edmonton to visit before the council, but has been laid 'over until such time as the city can a while at the Edmonton Peniten- tiary. Ho was convicted on the city in .search u some means o mai- statcd tain were found in an ex- hausted condition in a little shack on the river bank last evening. They had been lying there all day and of the previous, night, with not a bite to eat. After satisfying their rawnous appotftes. 'their rescuers took tho pitiful to place at Once to Esquimalt. which will as ome; the headquarters of the service instead of Victoria. undertake such an improvement it- j charge of horse stealing at Macleod self. The present scheme will be dis- cussed nt a specigl meeting in the near future. BOY WAS DROWNED AT 'EDMONTON Alia.. June balancing himself on ;i log in Ot i feet of water, and without ability to swim. Krm-ra Mor.'uccy, H French >li.l, wh'> livc-l ;iV-'lHle. this morning, Roger Noble. ,-etary State, that lie will bc tm-! comfort for tho nifrht. by Geotngical Society Burnhatn> a sculptor Harvard flbK, to and aadrcssj' Carryinff (he baby in her years of Washington T.. to -study tho j ,9V) Jnan> of HrOoklyn .and his bride, 1 the local club during his western dranirintr the six year old hoy "n big glaciers 01 Alaska, will start, j whQ wag TToward from S'-ait.if on tho steamship j .11lt.hor, also of Brooklyn, began an land on Thursdnv ro remain i" Alas- j honevrnoon. an inn'-rJent iinirpie j i i i-" i noon. ka until the Ir.tler of- in history, whilo fully. Lemieux Act Settles Strikes Ottawa. -June department n" labor has been informed that the imen have accepted the award of tin-. on September 14, 1906, and sentenced to four years in the Edmonton peni- tentiary. He was released on a ticket of leave and returned to South- ern Alberta. But, owing to his being convicted of offenses under the In- dian Act, his ticket has been can- celled and he must return to the penitentiary to serve the remaining portion of his original sentence, Ke was warned when tried for an offence there, that if it occurred again he would lose his ticket and no doubt that is one reason why he struggled brave" y'otfnc mother ba.l j SJnuhcona. fell in ami was drowned at Owen Sound, .-'trsnnped .-ntin- 75 mil.-s into thrj5" Saskatchewan att-i- had previously a-repted fugii S-'Crotary Munw-iring, tli." tnimf club is making- ;in effort so-icily, ..n tlif trip, j visits from Hon. E. wh.-rever she cnul-1 fiml a! bor. F. Baldwin, s ios for Alfxan Ba'ddock, says thc drome C'oin1.' r course of construction two from .in improved model of the fam- ous Silver Part, which will he sent to, the military camp at Petwcawa as soon .as ;ire. Malcolm postmaster Walkerton. Or.t.. since J.-.OOO sent up th-.-ir shouts of j g_ Willi.son, Hitoi ..f Toronto t laborator-1 nrood wil! and happiness into J. A. Macdonald, editor of thc i beg u. obtain in way idark night. The balloon took Globe; President Falconer, tiic- .-he passed. The wnmanjsa ,-ith hut Toronto University: School In-.'reached tix> oily Hughes, of Toronto and. ready witli in .Ralph M.P. for ft j i it nlso that General Otter will SAW OFFS 5N SASKATCHEWAN k.. Jiin '21 pr T--M Sa w off arbitration board under the j fu.rceiy Detective Egsii ar- and :ts j -njm other day. Constable Bruce accompanied thc prisoner to tno today. mu'ling of the board. In another ________________ nitration rase. that, of the C. P. R. j am', its telegraphers on tho Ontario! jitit! duiMon, both swies have Canii'dian Aero- j northXvarrl cours present Uvind blowin.cc. Liberal pp.test.- ajrain.-l board. Mih'stnTif, in ccept the ot EYE-OPENIR" AT PORT ARTHUR, ONT. Port Arthur, Ont.. June C. tldwards has arranged to publish th- etni- At oi, fim vjsit lhc city in lhft died to-' j Krt tVlrt ai.nat address the club during his coming visit to this city. There is. a pfissi- bility. too, that Hon. Sydney Fisher and Private d-csfiat .chos receivcfl by persons financially in Homluras confirm press abmit July I. be the guest of the club. patches coming by o'' Ne leans lha.1 the revolutionary spirit is becoming- more manifest there. Hills and in Lost Mountain will bc dropped. Thf Provinci :1 Rights, protests against Mothrn'-ll in Hnmboldt and Mitclu-11 in Wi-yburn will also be dropped. Thu protf-st "f the Liberals against North Qu'Appelle is not included in ihose dropped. Tho condition of F-. H. llarYiman was.reported at noon today as good. AccompanuvJ by members of his fam- ily, he wil! leave Vienna this after- noon in a motor car for the C'oxmer- CARDSTON NOTES Mrs. J. H. Van Pelt came hero to spend the summer alter an absence i of a year. Hurry Hone was fined and costs by Justices Holmes this morning. Several days ago this Indian became intoxicated and asked for 'a few days in which to locate the man who sold him the liquor. In this he failed, however. This ia his third offense ing. the mountain resort about fifty miles from thc Austrian capital. withhin the past three weeks. ;