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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 11, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN PiVGES Lethbridgre, Alberta. Tiiesday, March 11, li)13 PRICE--FIVE CENTS Niunber 76 �'USH THE SOUTHERN LIS EST POSSIBLE as Anxious to Gome South as People are to Have Them Edmonton, Alta.,, March 10.-"Tho ('Cuiiodian Northern railway tuUy ap-> preoiates the importance oE constructing branch lines in Alberta to keep pace Tvitii the rapid settlement and ftflvelopment ,oI the ; province," said Jklr. W. H; Moore, secretary of the \a-ii'adian Northern system, who is in E'lfcionton consultinj; with General Superintendent Brown. "Our mileage in Manitoba! and Sas-Vatohewain is already equal to that ot Uny other road and.now that we are liufflciently entrenched with trunk lines in Alberta we are justified in extensive construction pi branches." Regacdln;? construction in Southern iA^lberta, Mr. Moore said: "Had it hot been for delays over which we had no control, we would have been Irithe city of Csagary with the Ve-grevillo-Calgary line before this and construotiqu woijW have been in ptp-greas-on the south line last year. ttoweyor,"_we are within five miles o5 that city now and once we are aq,uar-ll "ed awa'y in our Calgary terminals, I which will be in a, very short time, II we will Start building south immedi-Rtely; � Wc are ais anxious to get into that section ot tlie provmce as the people are to have us, and once we get through Cakary there will be no delay* Several contracts have been let already and we intend to force construction i to Macleod, Pincher ^ Creek 'and the soutliern boundary of the province." "What does the company propose ito do on the line from Medicine Hat to Hanna during tlie coming year ?" "That is another important piece of road to which wc ate giving, close attention. The engineering department, haa*^approved tile entire route. Part of tlie , right ot. way" and terminal . grounds have been purchased and all }, is in xeadiness for the beginning,, 'of. work. We Ste keenly-alive'to-'^'thfei' rapid:growth of Medicine Hat and ..the'meMsi'Ot'settlers-along the route. ')Dtli"iil=letttiett"� to provide rail^ * ? � ? * * ? �^ *  ? * � CHARGE OF THE LIGHf BRIGADE Londoiii March' ll.^VJscount Tredegar, one of tli6 few who returned from the charge, of the Ught Brigade at the battle of:Bala,olava, died today, aged 82 years, There Is ^lo heir to  the titlti of viscount. Courtenay Charles B. Morgan, a grandson of the first barqtt;; succeeds to the title of iBaron.'Tr'edeigar. this division of the C. P.,R. this year, and the;meeting here today wUl map out the whole ;pro-gram. Railway Commission Orders Specific Schedule of Freight Rates be Fixed Edmonton, Mai'ch 11.-Bills providing for the establishment of co-operative elevators, co-operative trading associations, .direct legislation, agrlcul-  tural aohbols, consolidated soihools in rural areas, the farm machinery bill, and the bill for protection of paraons employed onbuildings and in excavations, forming a large part of public ^legislation of the preeent session, were , tabled in'the legislature today. These hillB w^re read a first time last week, and" weffe down for a second reading - tbdfeyi ;but* as they were only tabled ehortly'.befbi'e the, house opened at t.li!i*ee o'clock IQ'the afternoon, the opposition weye'. not prepared to dlsouBB theqi-and on request, of I EJdward Mloli-enef,'leader of the opposition, the sec-' ond reading ot the bills postponed un- . tJl tottwrrow, While posMbly last �es- ,sl6n' of legislature ;Was 'the outstanding rone to lonooqrage the buildlDg of ; ralls'ByasInaU parts; of the ;province, und'er theprovlnolel guarantee scheme , the/'pre�ent seasion 'la without doubt; the,"tftrmei^" seasion. The government haa been in otbae touch with the leglBl^tive oomna'Jttee of the United Fai^iJderB aaaociatlon which no doubt lavgjIJjS'./eprOBentB t^e expressed ^viah � .ftl^^^torjnlfli;ipopulatlou:In; regain to public legislation, while much ot the public legialatlon. occupying the attention of the legislature this, session Is In the interest of tiie farming community. There,ls also much: legislation of a.general. nature,and legislation affecting other branches � of tnduatrloa. Mining is represented by a mines' act: mechanical trades. by tlie act giving Increased protection to woricmen; the sal^e act.fori the merchant, while all classes are affected by the amendment to town,' village, rural and municipality acta, amendments .to. the sohools ordinancea and other general, leglala'tlou . The fitting yeater-aende, brought through, th? ^ndoappal-tlon of Hon. Malcolm MoKenzie. : A ,day was very sihort.owing to the ab-resolutlon regarding "the genera'ljlnsur-ance act was not introduced but will be taken up tomorrow; if Mr. MoKbnzie Is back in, the house. iFour:town aots were ' given a': third .reading-, and passed. These were v,ratifying the agreement between.theftownbt�Wain-wrlght and -proposal; of > .u'i flour, and grlat mill In regard- to .exenjptloil' from taxation, etc.; proyldln'g for the sever-; ttnce from the.tow)i' ? �. ^> TOOK AN X-RAY -PHOTO Rochester,- Minn., - &I(ir'ch>Jtil; -Dr. M. S. Hend^raoiivJftibJiS: specialist, who has, cha.rge of the. Thayer case, the,Canadian with, a broken backj took ,an X-ray examination today, but it has not developed yet. . The outcome of the patione la problematical, -' MR. HIGINBOTHAM DENIES YARN Mr. J. D. Hlginbotham, speaking today, denied a rumor that he was, a candidate for a nomination for the' legislature. He said: "I might state; that I have absolutely political aspirations, finding my present-p'ubl.Io. and private duties sufficient:-to take^ up moat of my time." LETHBRIDGE CHARTER CAUSES INTEREST iiEAPOLIS LOSES . A PROMINENT IN Minneapolis,- Minn., March ll.-^Clin-ton Morrison, president of the Northwestern Knitting company, and oneof the .beat: known buainesamen in the nortiiwoat, died early today at his res-, idenoe, aged 71. ,Ho had been ill for seve,ral. months. ," ^ ' .'Mr. Morrison was identified ,'w;i_th manyabanklng ajQd bnalness ,]ntere$tB iod^W^'one'^ofuthe wealtiiieat mw In ^lij^eapolta/ Edmonton, March 10.-Lethbridge city charter,'Which'comea before the municipal committee of tii,e. Alberta legislature today, contains the most advanced municipal legialatlon of any city in-the province. In its new form the charter provides for the election of city commla-sionera and also for recall of theE*. officials; if^ltiation of legislation by the people; referendum vote on ail acta of the .council, and provisional tenants'.franchise of wide soopa. The council shall conalat 'of  throe com-misaiooers.including the Mayor, who shall be oomriiiBaionerot tlnanop and public safety; a commissioner of public utilities, and a commiaaloner of public works. Tlie Mayor will receive ; $4,000 a yfear, and the other two commiasionera $9500 a year each. All cotnmisslonera'shall, hold offlc� for three y�ara,"e.xcept 'at the first election, when the. Mayor phall be. elected for four years,', one commissioner for three, and. the other, tor two years. �Voting in munlolpai eleotlons will be on,the proferentdalrsyatem. Electors must vote as' many candidates 'as there are o'ftioee to,fill, and muat alao expreaathelr,^ first,, aeoond and third choice'-for each office. The aucoeaa-ful candidate mua.t,receive a.majoiflty ot thai voie�;,caBt :f6.r him aa tlrat choice, " li no'camdldate reoelvea a majority: o?it|ia^,^yoteB;;st'^e lowest firat choice'eandldateaare'^thrown,out,, an4i the aec'ondi'cbpl^e �yji^'b added to first;' - JJvptesJqttj'emaAnlng oandldateB;; ire ��la Jatill^'no ..(fk'ndi^ate'Wlth 'a choioa' It there ed by totalling up the votes-given on, all three cholcea. ^ :. , - -  . The Mayor or any" commiaaloner may be removed from, office at" anytime by voters ipialifled  to vote-at; olvlo eleotlona. The ooursc provided i is tint B. petilionr aettlng-'forth';,?,th6 grounds on which It- is id^^'^'^d'to have ,the official remov^dv,and signed, by at least fifteen per cent, of .the voters at th& last eleotion,', and'an,'election, will beheld within forty:;daya after  such petition Is - presentad : tp the council. . ,-' The name of the, pwSon abught io be Teraoved must be-^placed on the ballot at the el'ectioni'-^ancl-,if he", receives the hlgbeat number' of votesi he remains in office.-Otherwiae the peraon receiving the hlgbeat number, will replace him within .onc.week from the date of electlop,;;; A petition aigned by, notlesa .than, twenty per cent:' of thei,v,6t;^r8 'may^re-. nulaitlon a. new bjlaw,, which If .m.oti passed by the olty council fWlU-go-to a vote of the.people.. ' No bylaw passed -by .the; cUyKOOuiT; cll ahnll go into effect until twenty daya after passing;' and vlthin this time a; petition aigned' by twenty per-oent. of the: eleotora-may >,dem^nd'a: referendum. The franchise is based-'oncaiy-ear'a i^idencQ prloT to the ^flrat day of Deoembar in the,prevliifo *v*-rt�-lttH'(vrtMIn . ^Iniirn-f aanale, manutactoriee,'n^Ula, e^evjitoia, law i of Sir John coal wines, ct�, � 'Jqor pi o'ntajloi That is Only Evidence of Bonfire CardstonGIohejMan � *^ Could Find The Gardston Globe "publl8hed,,ithe;: following anent R. B.. Bennett's ^charge, of dlaloyalty against Cardston people.', "In view of the fact of the promin-, : enoe whloh the town of Cardston Has appeai-ed in the limelight on account: of the atatement of R. iR. Bennett in > the Calgary HoraJdj "that: bonfires, : blazed,in Gardaton in the fall of 1898,� when the British tiioopa werd defeated'' ; in South Africa, the editor, of tha: Globe spent thia morning in person-' ally 'IntervlewUng the pioneers and: :� old tlmora of the "town' and dtatriot,-' and in eaoh and every oaae^ .dlberala ,-and. Conaervaiivea, Mormon and Q�n-b(i->' the above. nature would, npt: have ea- � oaped un-notlc�d. Bennett's Btatement' urn�(l> In efflgy." ; IS OiFflCULIY EASILY SOtiO Port Arthur, Ont., March. ll.-- "AJ tangle caused by the discovery In the\ city- charter that there should be . ten aldermen tor: PorijvArthut instead of eight, � has been straightened outbyi swearing in; thij two candidates: nej;t^ .' on the list; after those who had been;' declared elected last ', voting ; day; namely, W. T. McEaohern and B. A.' BurriBs. POPE IS IMPROVING NICELY ; Rome, March 11.-The condition o� tjhe Pope continues to improve. The patient- still foals aomeweakneaa'from- :;'; his' contlnu'ed coughing, but the. phy-' alcians conalder that; his progress la' aatlatactory. Officials at the vktloan have been deluged ra-,\' Basex, dl^d laat night'-at Qifavj^ii-} � hnrat. -Mr. -------^ � 77 2 1009 10 94 ;