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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Letbbridge, Alberta. Hiitunlaj, May IS, Nimilktr SOLVE SEWAGE, POWER AND BRIDGE PROBLEMS John B. Allan in Letter to the Herald Gives Some New and Bright Suggestions well worthy of Best Consideration Mr. John B...Allan, who takes a deep interest HI the'cltj, has he- tinently written the lioral-d on tions of public mterebt, hlB lettem be ing vvidelj read and commented on Mr. Allari is'an.enthusiastic advocate of A high level bridge opposite the Ashcroft mines, and today writes, Coupling with, his' advocacy .or" the bridge, some thoughts on cheap pow- or well worth consideration. Air. Al 3an writes: 'Two years ago, we wi'ote the'Her- aid 'Protesting against the. dumping of sewage into the river, where so many people are dependent for a pure watei supply, and incidentally we mention- oil that it would bespeak for us the possession of a greater amount of in- telligence were to construct a con crete dam across from banli to banK, and jnsUl ,i tin bine sj stem that would electric; power for all purposes, and the sewage 1 robleni, it a factory Nat, provided The sewage a.'tei being fieated with lime and.charcoal, would become an ;u title of commerce equal or bettei for tbe. soil than the various cominei dial products such-as lime; time, Kuano, lanj piaslei, and other pro ducts sold-in. the .commercial centres. I that if a svstem such we h iv e mentioned wiib geneialh adapted we would hear; soil depletion in the older the sew I age problem, iiibtead ol being a men :ice to the public health woull be ic- tuincd (o lejnvenate the soil which Jb the put nose ol most w asre pro ducts, accoidniji 1.0 nutuial laws 'A few weeks ago" .we wrote the Her aid aihuuitmK c! an other high level budge in the neig uoihooti at the Ashcioft mine and Seventh aipiuie South 'Hfie the rh- as Lake Superior cor- porations powei system at the Soo, where a {hannel and lore hail lo excavated at" a, cost of one jnilliou dollais to give ai water pow er capable of geneiating fifty, thons and, hoise powei This saung alone if pure wnter 'Was received, in'return for a tract of.park land, from river bunk to rlrer'bank, twfilch would fur- nish-.a park of not less than four hun- dred acres, furnishing'.a right of ,waj for the gravity pipe line, and where- as the city was, no later than last veai, visited with a tjphoi-d epidemic because of an Impure milk supply, we think the above proposition worthy of consid-eration by the people cf Leth- bridge, in advocating the building bf another high level bridge." WILL COMBAT RECIPROCITY Toronto, .May Canadian Manufacturers' Association decided to appoint a travelling secretary for the West to counteract the reciproc- ity movement. NOMINATE-'REV. W. D. REID jVliiy num- ber of- AVeatanr .presbyteries have nominated Hev. rj. superintendent, :or Mis- sions In Alberta as Kiurehwu to the iatc Piineipal Patrick, of Manitoba College Ho if, said to huvo eminent nuullflca tions foi the position ROBERT HENDERSON Secretary of, the Pincher Creek Branch of the U. F. A. CARMANGAY ELECTORS CHEER THE PREMIER jvould gp a long wa> in making tlie inoject of such a, bridge a suet ess as the foie baj for giving the necossan depth of and the' housing fore the bines be obtained 111 the gj generating1 and transmission house would be placed ma> H lie teimed as the firsl deck ot the budge The second (fleck won'd be adapted to cai i j tbe pi oposed Tvatei hue, st-rteot eais auto feinobiUjfa and steam traction engines ffo while the fhiid deck would accomo pasfaengei, wagoij arid small ve- trai'fic, the iourlh, oi top deck being ely foi rail traffic. Five Good Reasons pi ess this fmbject upon the attention or" thepcojile of for the five following icasons Tiafflc facilvties would gn m such as the is m due need >f from a railway standpoint, be an important link on a tians ontinentHl highway, wheie the coal [formations are plainly visible '2 It would solre the poivei ques ion. so far as road is con :erned, and could be fur wished to manufacturers, who, up to 5the presort at leapt, have not fallen yer each .other .trying to' establish .factories here, al {hough there is no !Better location continent, witl oal gas, also elrjctiic power only a- aiting development Cheaper'All Around flighting erf the streets, as well ineis houjes and private resi- don-e -much r by a turbine water power In in the So inflations third reswon Is 'that the bridge cany tho 'water pipe line across t he if the fjiavitj system is, used in with watei, while :i the other hjind, if it decided continue the -present system of .inpiug, all phwqr wculd fcs supplied Big Crowd Roused to Enthusiasm as Mr. Sifton Out- lined Opposition v Mr. McKenzie Told of His Work for the Riding Mai IS Larmangav md district did itself prqud last night in the reception run- lei 'Sulon and the now provincial lieasurci, Hoi Thr-e oho ha premier's campaign speeches sinci tlu hvp-eiections started ba> tha.t lasr ittgnfj's effori was gieattit oE HMKWS His Jlun spoke first and an account of what he had 1 ecu ahlc to for the Maleolm McKciuie j ing despite J.he fact that he had Mif Iw fared prolonged and had hern frcicial monthi, abroad 5Ii also dealt with the program for the coming veai and sai.l thp TO LIVE IN CANADA Veteran Father ot Confed eration Will Spend De- clining Years With Children Ottawa, May IE understooc at Ottawa Charles Tupper who Is returning to Carada, the body of Lady Tuop'er, will likely pass the remainder of his days in the Do minion, probably makrng Winnipec his home. The aqed Father of Confederation is now more than ninety years of age T'riB Dominion' government is provid mg the car in which the body of Lady Tupper will be taken to Halifax for burial Sir Charles will go through on this car to Bpijtlsh Columbia, stop ping off in Ottawa and Winnipeg. W, H. FAlpVER -WAS1NNOCENT thcm all lit, luoiie wan a fire vvlmh proved spiead to the w Inch responded lo Ins appeals, m splendid left no 17 In spite ot a capable defence put up an his behalf bj ilr J K. Palmer, lasting over two horns, and in which aliTen of argumentfravoiable to, the prisoner vv oi, the iu- ci innniftiiig cii niniatances w ere so sLrong that it did not take the jury ten iiMP'-tos to return verdict of guiltv ngaiust Samuel Wil .002 o'n Sunday, F-cbruary IS, 1912, a. Prank, i Pel haps no one in the court re ceiveo' trie with imcon cern than-thcr-priiionei He seemet the later stages of the ma! i assumed an almost stoic 'in fterence He looked like a man who lad made one bold and peiilous stioke eiuiioiiase the -Moulin- Rouge. tho sjatem, if Installed, we already stated, in tho fe uiida tions I "Oui foui th reason is 11ml foi ,i years past! heiivy expunditures fve boon nutfta for pdiks, while to west torms ,i loop 01 nd, whcie jwrk land could be ob- and fhu la-lial ctric road'in tho Aiclniti, the sit Stion, wo'uItl'Tjbhij I Our fifth reason Cor advocating flic lldiug of chis hildge Is (hat the mp. or bend (of the -riv-er encloses in wnahfp S, aJioul thiitocu thousand ce ot" ii1 a gi'avil> water bhould cross here ,i jnirc fcuh couUl Tie supplied to the cffj An Impressive Service in Oc cautonin hid jusi jdoptea r this plan of suppoi t and it "God's financial In contrast, Which the People Join Heartily (Special to The Herald.) Cardston, May opening session took place at ten o clock thib morning, of the Alberta Stake confer President Edward presiding, and First Counsellor. T.honi as Duce, in charge The choii nnr congregation sang the hymn "All is Well" tailored by (he invocation b> Patimrch Jlcnry L Hmman in which he thailked the Lotd for the Inja fnl building, we.ithei and Irealth of the iicop'e The second b> the choir, "iNovi Let Us Rejoice The opening atldresb of M el- come bj President Ihonua Duce, who tGd the building way sacred, and no one nould defile U by the of 01 tobacco or liquor within Ufa confines 'Ihe Htako prfa- denes Imd held meetings in all of UIP wards, and towns in the Alberta Stake since last coifGront-c The peo nie genctaih aie prosporoiiB and cOn tented, and this, laigolj diie to llieir obeHienre to the law of tithing, and because they had contributed so Hheiall} ot Uicir menus for the er ectlon of this'tabernade Though tho building is not yet. fully "cumjilGted, be w is foi (he prUltogti of nipeting in it totl.u Referring to liMiIng, no stated: the AVesleyan TO PEOPLE WEST WITH BRITISH the Latter Daj Sa'nts had used the cubtoin Toi over SO years lie said, I with all of 0111 losses, both imagin ai% and ical, aie eieu moie pios i pcrous' than main people in other I J" paitb of the Thos? who have moved avvaj from Albeita were wibhiLg tliey were back and many of v them wore coming: ile advised those piesont to Keep out of tleot, fot those in debt In bondage When wo hive to go in debt it is soon enough (Continued on page 8.) London. May Duke of Sutherland, vOio is in Caniulii daunt, to inter estc-d other members of the British aristoci icy in h.s fav odte plan ot bujuig and sub dividing Canadian land for scHltment bi British faim 'ers. Jn this connection.lie re- cently sairf: "We want to keep Canada for Britain 'by.sending British emigrants; If we don't do this Cana-da will be .lost, to the British Empire within five or six years. We Cannot shut our eyes to -the lOnsPfiiioiH cs of Canada being flooded with American seUIerb o attain the object o? his desires, nd hating failed hib eltoit, was ;rrmly prep.n etl to take the conse lierice which the .risk -o'f his rash ct entailed Not a muscle his nearmg- f awful sentence of doom In a latter of fact he submitted to handcuffed to Seigt Pipei o' his uard, and walked auay in the dally recession to w'h.ich he had been lute- submitted with an air of bum erne Din to the fate ahead of him The woman in black, on. whom his wns she.sat in the court room, like a "YTouna'Lissa proi ed to be his destroying angel, and so came to an end the hearing of a trasedj might have had for Us Macleod, May uilnulei of thp afternoon stttiiyr__pf Mas occupied with the completion o the cioss examination oC Afary Laka the widow of the in which nothing important- Mvai Krautjlit out This completed the ana tue notified1 they would not witnesBes "W AI. Campbell then pTocee-ded. t< address the JUIT. Jt Couniel far From tlie cbnld be no extenuating tci the jury could only find deceased was biutaliy murdered tho conduct o.B the case Jie iiiid triad to be impartial, and for- ward nothing vvnrch could not be prov- ed All sensible men must know ttfat when a man commits cinne he must have some' motive, lie prisoner desired" 2HSion of rhe person 3 of i the wife ot his victim HP desired her with more than the ordinary lusL of a human be- g. There iShaken that he approachTd her" at various times with offers of money This was iih'en by tbe woman and by the wUiieag Ley- He mav not be a commendable citizen, foi playing the part he did, but his pvidence, for that reason, should not. be. disregarded. J (Continued on page CANADIAN PACIFIC TO BUILD NEW BLOCK To House Telegraph, Ex. press and Natural Re- sources Departments v Inch ill bt1 greatl} appicciated by dprted 11ns summer and vull be used as ,t commt'icial telegraph office ,and in office It means thai the companv will their public nf- lices lowaid the centre of the briM- bectioii of the a change important announcement of' the C' i 11 compam's intentions tjlr in gt-nctal gilding reached the citv j ,rt fopnntj aui ioifav irom sources j bmldim; jre not vet at ll.c elTtcl that MM .coioiianv uoiildi definite announcement will he nude erect a buck building on one it is vvel oi (her lols beside the Hull block Kimun thai the eonpaiu has had rm Scicnih St S The new] dor consideration foi some time the Dinlding, it is understood, lie! (Continued on page 8.) duce the necessatv power at a much' lowei cast themsehes, and therefore will not coiisulei cilv povyer, prices, wlien they require upwards o( 200 "01 course', if the power required is than 100 horse-power then tho rates changed bv the city arc perhaps as iow or lower than the manufacture er cau produce himseU But in ing larger industries it is necessary to get nearer to inducements offered by other cities where they aie oftcr- ing the material to produce power free Lethbridge Can and Will "Can (he citv of Lethbridge conn pete? I finnU believe tltev can, and show a profit hesides. I contend that AX. the present time we have practic- ally 1000 hoise-povver of the day load to waste for the vyant of This 1000 horse-power can nearlj the extra cost of fuel, and to illustrate I wrll assume thali this fuel amounts to 10 tons fit coal per day at 80 a ton lo per vear of 300 days. suppose the city would cut. to 15 cents per horse-power? with 10 per cent reduction, foe easnj n advance, it sold to would give the city a oE J13.500, or a gioss profit of vliich could be applied toward re- generpl 'expenses ct 'ily M'otild be gaining a nice profit da their investment and I think! they, would be altering equal to any city in Western Canada ied.Uctlou_ of be fnllv equal to free gas offer- ed jfy other J t ,thet Coal "Lethbridge its own coal plenty at pur door, and- we" "ac produce power'cheaper city in Alberta., and flRureiK lioVing that we arc supplyrng power )ri a fair average with other cities tardly does us auslrce and certainly, OCR not bring results in seeming ns tries. Held Iprotiiicch low, ai'e power at. early and thev cannot reduced unless t we, can sell Liintuu amount (of sjirphis ,poster nd at about orse-power. But in arriving "at hia onclusion he taxes Kith ure of overhead charges or rn making'a general of xpenscs and taxing tire day ith its portion of this load, "But at the present rate, infiij itions, the city can ncvet nl us surplus power. .They wby noli, ifc the day power in a "class by cost of producing Isplf, and if the day at 100 per cent, profit over of producing and manufacturers nrarlv 50 per cent rcducUon. ifc loofu to me as if all will be Sup I Hen! estimates 25 )ocs in ttansmissron, and TIYCE thishn his estimates as an tii- creased cost "Now, m the tiansnnssion of ei from the power plant to the in-' dust ties it ts about two miles, jnHf therefore a loss of 25 per cent rather high, and 1 would assume Scene on'the Miami Farming Go's Big Farm at New Dayton. dilations arc made on as now maintained, and perhaps it applioJ to a dn cot cable to mannfiie- liucis would br matenaHv reduced The Gas City "in cities offering free gat i" inan- ufaciurcrs certainly'overhead cnarges are Jost sight of, because very amounts of are- expanded to ohtain gas and'maintain pipe lines, and T helietc there can be Httlo difference inv tlie installation of our present power plant and the cost ot drilling for gas and pipe lints, and manufacturers using gas arc only actually saving fuel, while plants us- ing electric power would be on an equal footing jis fai as. pioducmg pow- er is combined A Local Instance "At (be present time the KHinrm Mill is thinking of increasing its vn-i p.icilj and necessarily mcrcavj ils pnwei plant or .secuie li picsunl latc'S arc nmiu- tained we must inslal our own cr, but 11" cheaper electric pouer it tiled we would use a amount (i'dniiiiui.4 Vack J ;