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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta GAS BORING TO AGAIN Ttt roor roil A us TO "BOTH tLXCntC LIGHT Tokirig; proposition at tho council last Aid. chairman of the committee) explain- ed that though the agreement was poKaeri byr meeting or the had bi-en necessary to make one or two changes. OIMJ was the stipulation of a certain number of cubic fcxii of gas per day. The oth- er" was concerning the driller's bonus, which-is now definitely settled at 25 feet for a fool or no mat- ter-when be'struck'gas. .The, bonus to the driller' has nothing'to do with the bonus to the' company if gas is fetruck. A -third chango ad- dition of a' clause w stipulating that the contracC slinll cease if the drill- ing is not compklwl by April 1, 1909 Whiki 3tliu council looked on-in breathless silence, A UK Ivcfe took pen cil in hand uud wrote the motion that committed the city to the ment. The vparibome meetings aod special lutings, 'reports'ami agree-j infinit'u, ad, nauseam, were" over, nnd Ihe gas 'business 'set- tled. .Time March 16, 1908.; By the agreement ,thc Electric Company, agrees1 to -recommence drilling iji the well and agrees to go down feet or until gas is until it is practically im- possible to 'jio furllicr: (2) The cily, pay per foot for the drilling; if gas is struck that so 'there h> a flow of cubic feet per day or mote -.before the fool is reached, the company .shall-he paid a bonus of (II) The company shall be paid cry two weeks for depth drilled during'that timo." (4) supply the cas- ing as it is ordeieJ by the company and is not responsible for the delay if the aiders are placed promptly? city agrees-to pay for the present foot well. 000 is to be paid xvlicn -the well is fcunk to fett, ii70GCT is reached, and at when 'the- well and the lots shall bccouie the city'j, property. If gas is struck ns' provided in the city is to pay forthwith any bal- ance of the then unpaid; (0) If gus is struck as provided in 2 Ix-'forc tho foot level IK reached the city shall give the company a bonus ol' in addition to 'tho flO, per foot, if between and feet, the- bonus be ami if feet If the city causes delay m drilling it ih to pay a day de- murnigc. r city agrees to supply all water free of charge and assumes all claims for damages that may arises from dumping of the' excavated material on the lane rear- of provided the company build a fence aloiip-ihe lane. (9) 'The company agrees to give aud the agreement' give-the city .the aptipVanrt-priyilege ot pur- chasing ail its the .valueC, of which shall appraised three appraisers. of the' plant'shall the appraised value by'three ap- praisers plus ten per cent. The option is "to continue until three months after the discontinuance of tho boring. (11) The city has the right to em- ploy nn expert to valuato the plant before thu appraisers- place-.their val- uation. (12) Disputes over matters not pro- vided for iu this agreement arfcx to bo settled three- arbitrators. "V (13) The company agrees to call a meeting of its shareholders at once ratify the agreement. the well is not completed eithui with or withouL gas by April 1st, city may cancel this contract: to _ Unto to An enthusiastk, and representative 'ail of this city WS'K hdd% the 'Lab'o'r last night.' At1 the buubt W. Scott was cta'ted urtt-rim president ami Al- lan JiitchTc Scey.-Treas. Thos. S. Harold, organizer, for "the American. Federation Labor! delivered-ah luMrfftK {jij-jjiy bcni'IUs of organiza- tion. At .the alt present signifiwl, tkrir; intention at forming'a local Clerks Protective Associatloujjjy" signing the applica- tion vFor the benefit, of those w ho were unubU? to be a committee was appointed to wait up- on them and the charter foe has been kept ojk-n for wwiks but closed permanently' their meeting which takes pUicc on the last Jlond.iy of This month, the 30th Murch. PRBiCESSE NOT COMING ti Cvbfe AUte London, _ March is not thought in London that if the Prince of Wales should be invited officially to go to Washington while in. Can- ada next summer that he would be able to y accept. The Prince's trip to attend the Ter-Centenary at Quebec will be moat brief. He will not-go anywhere else. He will not be ac- companied by the Princess of Wales. FACE MORE CHARGES InPiEceCwt Jacob ekweiiuck is not yet through e with trouble and the next series starts tomorrQWiin the police court. Some, time tfO, -when H. T. Cherry, of was, in th? city he identified articles that' had been t stolen from ;hw, residence on West- minster .among others a very r fine 'of chenille curtains. He laid information] uid, 31. Johnstonc to the ease against With Killmg ,N Ranch Inspector West yesterday commit- ted fpr trial Edress Gardner and Ed- waid Holmes', the Taber ranchers ac- cuse of killing, n heifer the property of UIP Circle ranch. W. S. Hill and James Fuller gave as to liaving seen the animal iiu question tied up in corral, H and to the accused kill and skin the animal in the morning. They arrested the men and took them over to the'Cameron Ranch where Baldy Buck, the foreman of-the Circle ranch was, He hide as that of Circle animal, Buck and Hill then brought the accused to the barracks at Lethbridge. Buck's evidence cor- roborated the others. C. P. F. Conybcare, K, C. was present for the Crown and C. F. Harris for the accused. home while the M in session, W. C. P., while 'trying to find goods among Jake's a tent that hid- from behind his res- got after Jake- for causing the '.wind to .be blamed for taking it away" and will appear as a WHTTE MEN IN ARCTIC CIRCLE WARSHIPS RUH BJAYTI or OF iftTE'UO't --TEOTLE, Babes of the Far Ntrtfc Aifico Diocese Talks prosecutor toHnbrrnw ten morning STUDENTS AIM Jpan MIllArd ot_ the board -of 'fire THEATRE An Harbor, the SCCM Riotoos ad Alak f away Whehthe that no hud any ripht to firemen for such "duty.- Presidrnt Angell, the head of the university pleaded with the young men 'and asked them to ctis- his words could not be hoard twenty rent away in the moil. bugle sounded at the local armory indicating- that the state mi- litia wm- preparing to turn out, calming the rioting students at last, about midnight the mob began It was not until 1 o'- clock, however, that ,the quiet was restored. Some of the police and -several students wcrc slightly hurt. but luckiiy no .serious injuries result- ed. ONE MAN KILLED N. S., March Snow, 25 years of Carbon- car, Nfld., was' killed, and William liuckley, also of Newfoundland was seriously injured by a fall of coal in No. 6 collery, of the Dominion Coal Co., at Sydney yesterday. E: H. BOTTERELL DEAD Montreal, -March H. Bot- terell, for many years head of John Henderson Co.Vfur and hat store, St. James J3t., died suddenly today at'Lachine. Mrs. J. T. Redpath, of Pincher Creek, daughter of deceased. BRITISH PREMIER'S HEALTH Rtriewal els-Anxietv Due to LaUtt v Sick Room London, The bulletin is- sued yesterday condi- tion of Henry Campbell-Banner- man, the premier, which cial -reference the "considerable t f v of the patient has caused a' renewal of anxiety concerning his health'.- Pans, March dtspatcij from Port Au Prince says that President Norde Alexis hab consented to all of the refugees in the French legation to leave the island, that henceforth rebels taking icfnge in the consulates will be removed by force if they .are not surrendered. i Paris, March despatch- es received he-re from Hayti indicate that the situation there is still criti- cal for foreigneis. Mr Carleron, the French minister, reports that fresh executions occuired last night, but ic does not give the number. He says that previous to Jast night 27 men had executed. He described M. Lccomtc, the new ninister" of Jhe interior, as 'blood- thirsty." Further reprisals aie fear- ed and there is still danger of an attack oil the foreign legations and consulates. The French cruiser Dis- tress is expected (at Port Au Prince momentarily and it is reported there that a warship has already arrived at- Gonaives. Kdmonton, Alto., ilaich op Holmes who has for tho past ty years been in charge of the Epis- copal missions iu the Arctic citclc, is in the citvT UA sttif-s that the work a- there has a crisis. 'Hitherto the missions conllncd to the Indians anil Ksquimcaux tmt du- ring- tht past year or two there has been such un enormous increase in the nurnlxjr of white settlers that the church finds it necessary to extend its operations but in this way they are seiiously handicapped by the want of missionaries. The church now maintains nine sla- Port Au March foreign cruisers have aurived here, the British Indefatigable and the German Bremen. The Indefatigable came in last night and the German vessel arrived this morning. There the dark as to 'what is transpiring in Hayti. It has received Jhr, sage confirming, newspaper despatch- es on the disorders there, but beyond this it is practicably without advices. Berlin, March cial adviceb concerning re- ceived at the foreign oflice represent the situation tho-re as strained. This communication, however, refers to Sunday evening and nothing has" been 'leard of later developments. It is declared that President Norde Alexis ind minister of the imeridr Lecomte ire adopting severe measures not only igaihst natives but with regard'to lOreignors. The foreign oflice hopes jhat the ai rival of the warships at Port Au Prince will serve to improve Hie situation. Parisr March correspond- ent at Port Au Prince of the. Temps, -says in .a dispatch that the "govern- ment has'decided to arrest all'-per- jons implicated in the conspiracy igainst it and to execute summarily all those caught with arms in their hands. London, March brief dis- oatch was icceived at the foreign coming was a surprise to the people, office today from the English consul f e___r___...__ I i.i OILS quote to tope mission." but .wl Foi'l these are jnn.dc- the demands for The lives of foreigners are not considered to be in danger. m The situation now is tranquil. The Indefatigable announced her ni rival last night by three carpnn shots. These detonations created a small panic in' Poit Au Princo, but calm was quickly, restored as the reason ol the firing was made known. London, March British government i.s still very much in zeneral at Port An Prince' 'saying lhat the outbreak in'Hayti was "un- doubtedly anti-foreign, in- character. This is all the information, that has reached the British government of- acially since the first brief message announcing the summary executions ?.nd saying that a massacre of Euro- peans was feared. On the this telegram the cruiser Indefatig- able and Ciessin were fordered to pioceed at once to the disturbed is- lan. .AND SIDEWALKS j; DIED. FROM BURNS j J, Ont., March AN IMPORTANT, REPORT PRESENTED TO THE'. CITYrfCOUHCIL 'BY THE WORKS AND PROPERTY COMMITTED PERMAN- ENT -SIDEWALKS AND GRADED 'STREETS WILL AN INCREAs'oF A MILL FXTRA IN TAXATION 1 TG" a home CHEAPER LAW FOR FARMER Ann ITurbor, Twcntj University of Michigan stu- dents spenl last-night in jail and the Star theatre was thoroughly wrecked as a result of a riot of students here hist evening which lasted to nearly one o'clock this morning. The mov- ing picture machine 'and theatre pia- nola weic broken to pieces. Trouble started Saturday, night in a dispute bet ween, a forestry student named Kamm from Kentucky and the proprietor of the thea- tre. Some one whistled while Ou% performance was in progress and Kamm was ordered to leave the plucp. got up "at once to Voave. but it is said at Iho door he slapped Iteynold's face. At this juncture Policeman Schlim- in the orhploy of the theatre, took Rt-ynokl.s' part and it is inflictcfl a scalp wound on the student b> a blow with his billy. Xcws of the affair circulated am- ong thn stiuk-uts Sunday and yester- day with the result that sonx; of the holder spirit among the students decided to make reprisals ag- ainst the theatre management. an important announcement with r.Fght a procession was I respect to the rulea in small debt formed Hint went through proceed ings .'_Kocently "there was pub- lished a list of towns throughout the Province at which District Court to be AaoU to Edmonton, March next is- sue of the Alberta gaette will con- djstrjct of the student hoarding house shouting "All out for tho Stnr Theatre." College men poured out to join the marchers at every block and procession reached the theatre fully men were in line. Crashing glass announced the open- ing of the attack as one of the slit- rieil X brick front window of the lliiratrc and from that moment pandemonium reigned. Win- dows not onl.v of the Star Theatre, but of adjoining buildings'''were wreck Judges will in the future hold git- tings of that court. Owing to the fsct that the court will hold sittings in other than. district towns, it found newcssary, in order to facili- tate, the discharge of business in the court, in 'the simplest manner and at the smallest cost, to make; certain changes in, the rules regarding small debt proceedure. Consequently, an order, in'council hits been to take effect on March repealing t Lethbridge, ISflS. cement sidev.-alks, including crossings and combination curb gutter be laid on the following" streets; To the Mayor arid SIDE FROM TO CLASS EST. COST City of Lethbridge. South Round Gait 8 ft. Baroness_ gQuth Glyn Coutts "8 ft. Gentlemen Both Ln Blk 18 Smith 8 ft. 817.00 Both Glyn Coutts ft. Your Committee on Works and Properly advise Both Round Smith 12 ft. they have taken into consideration the advisability of South Round- Glyn T 12 ft. sidewalks and street grading within Both Glyn f Goutts 12 ft. of the City, and as a they beg to recommend that 'the' lowing streets be brought to a uniform standard Both Round Glyn 12 Both Glyn l Coutts 6 ft. Bonipaa Both Round Coutts 6 ft. FROM West Redpath Bompaa 12 ft. Round East Ln Blk 32 Bompas Z12 ft. Smith Baroness Both Redpath Dufferin 12 ft.) Round Dufferin Both Dufferin Bompas 6 ft.) Crabb Redpath East Baroness Redpath 121 ft. Glyn Redpath London Both Redpath Dufferin 12 ft.) Burdett Baroness Botii Dufferin Bompas 6 ft. 5560.00 Coutts Baroness Both Baroness Ford 12 ft.) Baroness Dufferin) Cutbill Courtiand Both Ford Bompas 6 ft.) Ash mead Baroness Ba'rtlett Baronesa J Streets betw.. Blks 61, Redpath Blka. ,63. 'Redpath Westminster Ford estimated total cost of the above improvements ns per detailed statements prepared by your engineer, and which are attached hereto. 000100, being for walks and for grading. Baroness Round Baroness Glyn Westminster Ford Glyn Westminster Redpath Glyn Westminster Dufferin Smith Westmiaster Bompas Smith v Courtiand Smith Westminster London 1, 70.00 the total r-xponditure involved iu liiis scheme appears, at the first frlancu fo be large; your committee would point out that the improvements proposed to be made are all of a permanent character, needed and as such will have to be undertaken sooner or later, nnd when it is remembered that 50 per cent of this a charge Hircctly against the propeny on the streets improved, and the net amount necessary to ha raised general taxation thereby reduced to about which with interest, spread over a period of s.iy 30 years, will to the small sum of to be raised annually, or in The necessary, tools and words a levy of about' one mill on the dollar on our present consisting assessment. uthd issued at the home town, instead of at district towns only and sheriff's bailiffs are being ap- pointed in order the fees pay- able for mileage ba reduced. Hitherto tiiijeage hiw been paid for the distance travelled from the sher- iff's oftce to the place of scrriee, bat mons, thus doing avraffwlth what vir- now mileage will be counted from the place where the bailiff resides, being the bailiff nearest to the'person to be served. The following are some more of-the important-changes which have been made in the small