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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETH5RIDGE, AJ-BiRTA, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 7, M NO. 27t. ni flinn lAlvAU WAJV MAJORITY FORY.M.CA. HERE Travelling Secretary Met Gathering of Young Men Brandon, Man., Nov. turning officer J. H, Ingram, for the Dominion constituency of Brandon ,made his official declaration tonight and the majority for Clifford Bifton, over Daly is 68. There were 36 rejected, and 47 spoiled the .latter be- ing divided between Siftou ami Daly. If tho start made last night is an earnest of success, there will be a fully equipped Y. M. C. A. in. this city by this time next year. A large number of young men were preoeut in the Y. M. C. Parlor to hear C. R. Sayer, the general secretary for Western Canada discuss the matter. After being introduced by President McLelland, Mr. Sayer briefly sketch- ed the history of the Y? C. A. movement and gave- some idea of the great extent of the work through- out the world. He then outlined a course of action which n local com- mittee" could follow to out the feasibility of going ahead and if fea- sible, to make the association a reality. Considerable discussion of ways and means followed.' It was felt that the financing' of the build- ing could be accomplished it it were not necessary to pay too much for a site, which must o'l necessity be LOOKS AS IF IT WERE A TIE close in. If some public spirited citizen could donate in whole or in part a central location of about fifty feet frontage, the prob- lem would be much-more easily_ sol- ved. The working out of the plans was left -with the executive of the Y.M. C., to form such committees as were deemed necessary to carry work. Mr. Sayer will return to Lethbridge some time in January to give the local workers some assistance in bringing the Y- M. C. A. nearer a reality. CARDSTONCASE BEFORE THE JUDGE The sitting of the Supreme court yesterday was taken up with the case of Edward Leavitt and Edwin Lcav- iti against. Dr. Oscar- B. Weeks. All the-, parties reside at Gardston. The. defendant in the' month of Novem- ber, 1U07, bought a half section from the plaintiffs, along with a, large, amount of live stock and chattels' for, the suuiTdf After "the sum Ifad been, paid on ac- count and a transfer had been "given fur part of the land, a dispute arose over an alleged shortage in the stock and chattels, and the defendant thereupon refused to make any fur- ther payments until the matter was adjusted. The defendants according- ly retook possession of part of the land and sued for the balance due After considerable evidence had been" given it was decided to allow the defendants counter claim for loss of stock and chattels, and an accounting has been ordered to be taken at Cardston before either the Supreme Court Clerk or the Dis- trict Court Judge to x adjust the bal- ance due either party. The sum" of which the defendant had paid into court-Ms to there pending final 'settlement. ,TV. C. Simmons, for Plaintiffs; 0.- F. P. Conybeare, K. C- for'defendant. Race In Newfound- land Elections Very Close David Wilson, Jformer: clerk ia Mol- son's Bank, at was sen- to three and a half years for Crown Prince" Frederick William made an ascent today with, Count in thfc latter's St. John, Nfld., Nov. 7.-The standing of the parties in Xewfound- Jand with three piacf-s to hear from is: Opposition 1G; Government 17. j Returns are still to 6ome in from George, St. Borbe and Burgeo, each returning one member, aod it is believed that the Opposition will secure two of seats. If they do there will bG a tin in the Legis- lature, 18 on each side. The fight has been very bitter and the bitterness will not be lessened as a result of cue clojbe vote tJiat will be found when the House meets. The results for the three remaining constituen- cies will not be fully known before tomorrow night. Counting has gone on day and night since Tuesday morning. TELEOftAPHJC BRIEFS v'jt Tho Braver .Woollen Mills at Alton, Out., were almout completely destroy knots an hour. It is said that the vessel: working CHANGE IN CABINET Winnipeg, Man., Nov. R. Cldwell has resigned as provin- cial 'secretary and Hon. J. H. -How- deu, minister of Telephones has LHHMI j-wom in as 'provincial secre- tary. Mr. Cohrweil is minister of ed- tu-aiiou and will devote his time to that department The telephone cbrn- undcr full power will reach, a speed mission will have-full charge of., thirty a .world's record. the telephone ,dparttnent. School Teachers' Convention Was Held At Macleod A CANDIDATE FORTHECITY COUNCIL A. Frayne Nominated By North Ward Rate- payers The ratepayers of Xorth Ward are early m the municipal election game. Last'night at a fairly repre- sentative meeting held in J. W. BouItonV new store, Arthur Frayne was nominated for the council and Robert Nimmons for tho school board. Considerable discussion arose over the proposal to put two candidates for council in the field. The speak- ers in favor of the proposal argued that as five alderman to btv could vote The inefficiency of fire protection, lack of suits for the firemen, and provision for the care OL the appa- ratus were dwelt upon. They have no police protection ijxcept'- when complaints are laid. One of the speakers severely criticized the pur- chase-of the market site as "practi- cally a whereby members of the "charmed circle" unloaded a white elephant onto the city and said that the council had paid too much for the electric going contrary to the advice of their tx- pert in so doing. The. salary in- c-eases given the city solicitor nnd the city engineer and the proposed increosr- to the sc-cnrtary-keasurer were criticized as being, excessive, the meeting going so far as to pass A resolution to tin's The su- perintendent of sidewalk construc- tion came in for harsh criti- cism especially with regard to his statement that the poople had him to thank for their not getting the four foot sidewalk on Baroness Road. After discussing the wisdom of run- ning two candidates it was decided to put only one up and Arthur Frayne was chosen. The hnd no criticism to offer on the action of the school MR. SHERMAN CALLED IT UNTRUE The second annual convention of the Southern Alberta Teachers' As- sociation concluded yesterday after- noon nt teachers were in attendance. The convention opened Thursday morning at 9.30, the visiting teachers being welcomed: by Principal Torrie anil his staff in. the school- which was tastily decorated for the occa- sion. Then .the convention settled down to business. President W. A. Hamilton, in a brirf opening ncldress outlined the plun for a -Association, Provincial Educational teachers, trustees and inspectors and asked the convention to endorse the scheme. Papers-hy V. R. F. McKilrick. Stir- Hng and Miss R. Sharmnn, com- plrted thp morning se.ssion. in North Ward two repre3onuitives. Thia cnsiclvred necessary as ono and rapid strides arc looked for at tative nad "ot as >lH to the convention of 1909 which will North Ward its share of i the civic And iu tlris connection considerable criticism although the mojorily of the spoak- ers the council crciiii for a dr-nl of what had bc-rn done during thp ypnr. The failurp of tho coun- hold at Edmonton. The elcrtion of officers resulted as for -the cnsuiTig year: Prpsi- tlcnt. Rev. A. C. Farreli, Medicinn Hat; Vice-Presidents, A. Butchart, Edmonton. John MncVicar, Rod Deer; Stanley. High River; Recording Report Of Mr. Oliver Offering Mini a Sen- atorship particularly _ Dr. Btoadus for hia delightful lecture. Yesterday morning papers by Miss MacKay, Lethbridge; Mr. ,Ach- Coleman, were followed by a most practical and inspiring address by Dr. on "Oral in which he pleaded for the increas- ing and earnest effort of the teacher to secure for every pupil the terse, comprehensive and idiomatic use- of tho English language. R.-solutions approving the forma- tion of a provincial Educational As- sociation, asking the Government to Beginners' Reader for Standard 1, and approving of having meet in rotation "addressed by an bnard for tho past jvar but thought it would bettor to have a mom- b r of tht: board living north of the track. It did not tako long to choose Robert Nimmons as thfir candidate as he had already lnvr-n a member of the board. secretary. W. ,T. Fleffiing. t6 rmt Iljjt; treasurer, F. 0. Mnrwood, Cal- gary; department superintendents, el- ementary, Mrs. McClenaghan, bridgo; adult. J. B. Pntorson, Oalgn- ry; educational, Rev. C. H. Houstis, Ro4 Deer; moral reform, Rev. A.H3. McDonald. Lflmont; extension, Edgar Richardson, Edmonton. watpr on Avo. and sewers had even toug laid in the main part of tho city xvhrre it had been for until after the pipe in Torrance Avc. had been promised, was the chief compkint. The scarcity of street lights and the absence of new side- walks also caused adverse criticism. FAIR WAGE SCALE iLLEGAL Winnipeg. Man., Nov. high court of Manitoba today docid- H that the fair wage, spalo by the city of Winnipeg is illegal n-ilmii': that whrn coritract is awans- i Fornie, B.C., Nov. a Lib- eral meting here last night Hon. Frank Oliver, minister of the In- terior, drew attention to a statement, which had appeared in the Camrosc Mail, and was quoted in the Fernie Free Press to the effect had writtn to Mr. Sherman, offering him a senatorship, if he would not run in Cnlgnry and jeopardize Dr. Stewart's chances of success. Mr. Oliver, invited Mr. Sherman to statp whc-thpr ho had pvor re- coivod such a Inter, and Mr. Sher- man, who was on the platform plif-il that the rorx.rt WHJS a untrue and that he had never in his a lotto.r from Mr. Oii- Thp aftprnorin mor-ting was en ex- cpodingly ono, papers he- ing rontrihuti'd by Mr. Woolf, Card- ston. Mr. Brown, Stirling and Miss MoClurp and Mr. Brandow, of Leth- brulgp. All the papers were, very helpful and thp discussions spirited and practical R. R. Davidson, sec- retary-trensimT, had the clerical work "of the convtaUion in hand. At the evening session the chair was taken by Inspector Brown and a program of music and addresses followed. Dr. Bruce, chairman of the Mac- load School Board, in au address 'fn the public from the public school teacher, said the peo- ple nxpected the teacher to get ac- quainted with parents and the homelife of the .children. Such so- cial intt-rcourst- would bo of immense lu-lp to the teacher. 0. D. Austin, fol- lowod with thr relations of trust p..- nnd teacher. Trus- tees s.'t H high standard of conduct and morality for tho teacher, thoy wished to aid not to worry thp local associations that they might jxp.-rt educationalist to be secured by Ihe passed. Tlio following were elected officers for the next year: Hon. President: J. W. Brown, B. A., Inspector of Schools, Medicine Hat. A. Hamilton, ;Leth- bridgo. 1st. Vice H. El- dpr, B. A., Macleod. 2nd Vive R. F. Mc- Kitrick, Stirling. 3nl Vice B. Shar- man, Lethbridge. Secretary E. Tome, Macleod. W. Low, Cardston, H. H. Smith, Stirling and Miss Gra- ham, Macleod. Delegates to Provincial Associa- tion, C. W. Brown, B.. A., Stirling; A. E. Torrios, DeVoe Woolf, Card- ston. WRECK IN QUEBEC Montreal, Nov. Tromb- Iny. of Qnp.. was killed and 11 passengers and 2 trainmon 5a n that the contractor may make his -.Trunk Pacific railway this morning own. terms with tho workman re- gardless of fair wage scale. Hon. J. K. at Oanby Quo., between a local train from Island Pond, Vt.. and a freight train. 'crcrilo, is a. Occident caused by th candidate for tho speakership of of the passenger train run- Sonatc. signals set against him. ermrsly tho school pqnipiwnt and ought in nirsil districts to build a teacher's housp. dolivorori tho addross of thp ovoning on "An ICdlicnCtonnl giving tho plan of education foi a priiuv outlinod in "Tho Boko of tlit- Govprnmir." iq, 1531. h. country, all child- j A while woman namcd Ada Sin. n-n wore princes and demanded sneers, home training, and igont study. Particularly must lo Ah wjng ft ChinaTnan of pupil read much, engage in outdoor j Vancouver. BREAK WITH LONGBOAT Toronto, Nov. break be- Tom Longboat on one hand and Tom Flanaghan of the Irish Canadian Club and Committee which had pmposod with. Flanagan to safe- guard his interests, on the other hand, now complete. The Indian has broken entirely from their con- trol and Flanagan who fp.els very kt-enly on the matter, publicly an- nounced in a letter handed to the press last night that he will have nothing moro to do with him. rts walker of was to have been sport and W exorcised in truth and virtue. yc. Votes of thanks were tendered the matry tho pair. Ah Wing has only one Ho a marriage np clcrg5rman could be found to ;