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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 16, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume III. MACLEOD MEMBER IN HIS MAIDEN SPEECH Lethbridge, Alta., Wednesday, November Number'285 CIVIC CANDIDATES FAVOR REAL COMMISSION PARTY ORGANIZERS MAT DELAY BRITISH CRITICIZED GOVERNMENT .'Member in Line with Consemtives- Offien Criticized Both Parties-Maiiy Im- portant. Bills Were Introduced by Members of the: .Government Edmonton, Noy.. Patter- son, who was-ekcted but a- short ago as an independent farmers' candidate, resumed .his .seat iu the yesterday afternoon, alter: ma-king 'his 'speech' in the .house, there Tvas litile :doubt-In the" minds of his hearers but that-he can be counted in members as one of those in "opposition to .the gov- ernment. Mr. Patterson; followed. C. M. O'- Brien in the debate on, the speech from continued .'from Monday. address, Patterson the...speeches of the preced- ing members-. He described Michen- Bennett's'addresses as mas- "A agree with the leader of the op- position" in his criticism-of ..the- gov- declared-Patterson, "I rep- resent1 the farmers, and 1 believe less money should upon public and" roads and The speaker .commended Michener's refugee from Russia, now r 1 fin no -t-n V opf-- 1 4-yv -4-VIA ft IT "hit ft weeks previous to flection, .were sud- denly repaired and made into automo- bile highways. "I know of a declared the "where .a- man was told he would lose his job-if he, did not vote against me." He also took "exception to "the'de- lay in the declared his intention of asking 'further questions' on the, point. "I don't intend- to be enticed like the "was by the said Mr." Patterson, in conclusion. "If the government measures' are not in the interests of the province in my, .vo.te against them." O'Brien's-Speech The session yesterday was of short duration, the great er part the time'Rith his speech. Before speaking, O'Brien gave no- tice that he1 intended i'o bring forward a resolution askicg the legislature to request ,B.! Aylesworth, Min- ister of Justice, to.Tefuse-to surren- der Dayvo Federenko, the Socialist idea of provincial loans to needy set- tlers to. the at-tetition of the mcnt. lie thought .it. was a s'cbcmc .and regretted that the prem- ier 'was so hostile the idea. Then Mr. Patterson .turned his at- tention to the premier's speech. "While ;ihe" prinie minister was speaking ".I .could almost shut my eyes I was back in my con- .stitueEby., in -the -recent elections. I 'h'e' same thing there over and .over, .-agan- Patterson iacc.usecl ______________ the government of tryfns; to :.secare ;the endorsatibn of to bear on..i-hem, cit-. _ in to the O'Brien sides of -the house impartially, 'an_d declared thau he considered the chief reason why so many men stood .for election to'par- liament was because of their great sense of humor. He characterized the speeches of Liberals-and Conserva- tives alike as Bills" Introduced By the ing of loans. authorized' by-, the legis- attorney-general, .re- truancy compulsory School" respecting pre- venting- of priority of r execution by creditorsi; witnesses and UJ1UUU >ju TTniTTo Jo- 'alleged cases Where he. said-roads and condition two ity. of. Alberta: MURDER MYSTERY ATM RIVER Skull Found-'with Bullet Hole in on Case High River, Nov. may be another murder mystery has earthed by the finding of a human ekull on High River, near Dunbow, yes- terday morning. The skull was found by a resident, of that district, and be- side it there was found a piece of a robe, a badly worn blanket and the remains of a blanket No trace of a "Cody was found. The local mounted police were, notified anc a man sent out to investigate. A hole in the which the police believe to have been caused by a -bullet, was found. The skull was found on the banks of the river, below high-water mark, and 'it was at first thought that it might have been the head of a badly-decom- posed body that was found some dis- tance lower down the stream last June. In this case no identification of the remains was made, and it was thought to have been some man who was crossing the river and who was drowned. The hole in the skull, how- ever, indicates that'at some time or a 44-calibre bullet ploughed its way through the dead man's head, and 'although there is very little hope of able to find out much about OTHBRIDGETP BE HEAD OFFICE Edmonton, Nov.: brldge is to be the-head office of an insurance company if the 'bill which "W. A. Buchan- an has in charge passes the legislature. It .is a bill to in- corporate the Great Northern Insurance Company, the in- cbrporators being Vancouver men. TO HAVE CITY HALL OF BRICK Cranbrook Council Will Call of Typhoid Cranbrook, Nov. a joint meeting of the City Council and the Board of Trade Saturday the report of the committee re a brick city hall was received, and a by-law drawn up to raise- for" the. erect-ion pf a brick building. This by-law will be voted on the 2Sth inst. "it .was al- FINES ARE REDUCED Federal Indictment Is Net So Serious After Ail V FEWER OFFENCES FAVORED BY JAMIESON Were Committe d Than in Original Indictment Jackson, Nov. In- dictment of the United States against the 'Standard Oil Co. of Indiana, in the so called Grand Junction charge by which at was sought to have- assessed penalties aggregating fSOjOObjOOO, to- Calgary's May or Gives Information on tKe Subject Mayor. of. Calgary, is .consi'dered a good'authority on muni- cipal -ajovernment. to secure his opinion; A. Smith, .wrote him'the .-letter given below'and. got the answer .which is--also given. Mr. Smith read these-lett-ers-alt--thej-'Gitizens' League 'meeting last nigh. _.. cMr. Smith's 'letter a -re- cent League, :tac; of com- '.mission caine. up fofldiscussion and. a coiisiderable- opinion de- veloped.. I would- therefore, be oblig- night stands --shorn of its magnitude. The prosecution met reverses in the ruling 'of Judge McCall' in the United State's circuit court today as to a point of law which in one sweep dwarfed the monetary feature' of the issue by exactly 'and in general played havoc with the biirof charges. ,In effect it was -the ruling of Judge McCall that within the meaning of the Mhins .law, merce, :-the governing interstate corn- statute which forms the basis of the for settlement and not that individual shipments, consti- tute. an offence.. In the indictment as reported It is charged thatthe Indiana committed 1254 basing each of the counts oh a: rail- _ way shipment .of -petroleum or'the: pro- ducts of petroleum from the- company's refinery at, Whitin to southeast. through- Grandv Junction, presented .and de- clared admissible shows. only 46 -set- tlements, all monthly transactions -be- tween the Standard Oil Co. carriers named in the bill during the years covered. Hence should the de- fendant company be found guilty, on all charges now standing the maximum penalty possible to be assessed would be FUND IS GROWING Winnipeg, Nov. Y. M. C: A. building fund now totals hav- ing until 22nd to raise the amount they need for their large new 'building.' TWO YEARS FOR MANSLAUGHTER Winnipeg, Nov. by a jury of manslaughter, Conrad Kuc- sJH, of the Teulon district in Manitoba was. sentenced this morning by Chief. Justice Howell to two years in Stony Mountain. Kucski killed the husband would, earliest con- venience, -let ine" to .the following How many commissioners have are''they; "elective or ap- pointive? r II; Does ihe system (commis- sion' and :in. your opinion, prove III'.; ..'What paid? IV." Does yb'tfr -municipal experience indicate, thai Evil" can be entirely suppressed or eradicated if tbe police department, works- con- scientiously and .tout's full ability? Any- .information' on. above subjects., will- be and gratefully received. Mayor Jamieson. wrote' the follow- ing abs-ence jrom the city haV'prevented-earliertreply to your letter, of the I have your. thefordergasked, as lows: Two-commissioners of- this, MONTANA MEN SELLING OFF Fifteen Thousand; Have Been Shipped Into Canada LAST TWO MONTHS Taken By Ranchers ;M are, under our charter, "be.'-appointed "by the-Council... There was such a the newspapers of the city for the com- missioners to be elected that1 the-coiin cii. called for applications and submit- the names to the electors, who the two commissioners iy a plebiscite1 and the -council then ap- "'pbinted the two getting the highest niUTiber of'-votes. The mayor, who, of in the usual way, makes'the third commissioner'and is .chairman of the commission. If, how- ever, our charter were followed abso- lutely, the commissioners would be appointed by the council -without any reference to the people, and this, to IUY view, is ,the proper way to form the commission under the council sys- tem of government. '.2nd. This dual system of comi s'ip'n and council is a fairly "tOlTV SVS much" "superior, I think, to the eld method of council working through committees. It is my opinion, how- ever, that the straight commission form of government is' more tory where the mayor and sioncrs are elected for several years with recurring terms so that one man -wiir'dfop out each thus 'secur- ing -continuity in government policy, etc., ..the- initiative, referendum and recall operating at any time should such, a contingency become necessary, Alberta Coutts, Nov. to...Information out today Mr- George Canadian colleo- -ter- of custonis-fpr of apprbximateiy shipped out of northern Montana into, Canada -during "the last" two 'The last ship- one of' -121 head mad-e by. Jesse Taylor, of Chou- County. These were sent through., today- '-to-. Prince Al- bert, .was also announced that "Canadian'.districts receiving the largest shipments ;were Calgary, Ed- mbritpn'and Saskatoon.- .The'largest.jingle'shipment of sheep made by %h'e -firm -pi Beaupre been ".in .the sheep biisiness just across the.'international boundary.. from 'Coutts for near- ly "fiiteen years. All but 1600 of their, sheep were sent" to Canadian points- month. Part-.-; otvthese- were Harden: West of Mountain -j 1300; p'r Nell- con junction, with -L, '.ijrass, Montana, J. E. Hen- Alberta. sale-m'ade' by Beaoipre to P. of. Sweet Grrass. This sale of 1600 sheep 'completely, cleaned-up- the firm's stock'interests. They jiaye; over acres of broken; .most of which, is ;seede'd to winter "wieat." Coutts.are as follows Michael ,Haskett shipped 000-head to himseli'at Milk River on October 2Dth. On November 8th, Al- bert Getters sent head to Moun- tain Viewv. arid Albert Pratt, also of Sweet. Grass, scat 407 sheep to the same-place. Brown, Root and Fergu- sorC oLPonoka, Alberta, received" out of the ilocks of Beaupre" and W. H. -Simms. P. H. Buckley, of Sweet Grass, has also consigned 4-10 sheep to'William Brown of Alberta, during the" sea- sou. illicit relations, but the evidence show- ed the deed was the result of a gun fight. Good After Businessl Time" Kin i V-- r Gbode There was a good attendance-of rate payers at the Citizens ing in St Augustin's Hall last-night; upwards of sixty being. present' to listen to a-- splendid address on the commission; plan .of. city; -government Andrew to the discus- sion; which followed.- -.The the J. D. Higlnbotham occupied 'the and invited dermen of the .the-'-platform: .Messrs.. King and 'Hatch being'the "only were ..the, only, ones" to' man thanked -those ihembers "were present for electing him as their remarking- that although he felt re'sigh, calls, upon Ms he felt ey- erjr .patriotic :take_ part in ' for clean and good 'cltj% or in the "STider fi'elds of It is this, he the Citizens .League was not .to he used as a machine for1- anyone's''-'candida- ture, organized'with ;-a view of harping; on. one stood-solely fpri-.securing and" main- taining efficient., 'civic government. M r. Ti 11 (Ad d "A.- e'd- "to address the. sented only upon ;the; ground only be "expected a' discussion. want in'- way to regarded: QuestionV'fo'rs-wKitiiife' formation .he' had on; the had merely'gathered in. a others .of'thbs also .probably o-btaine'd tion upon it .He; a month or two ago; of- ibert S. -conclusion that'not practicable, "but ble to. the .city, of. The so idea what'the cpmmiss It means, goye'rnment ers elected by commission government.' system.- of a -council; and.: straight; cornmission ifbrin, th'e council, as we It is the latter plaii; he mind when v'He told ibetween-.the- late Queen: ter's "retort 'to to'" The feature x WRECK N THE STILL PLOUGHING AT THE BOUNDARY adequate salaries to be paid to prop erly compensate the services render- ed. 3rd. The salaries paid the commis- sioners of this city the first year that they were in office, which was last year, -1909, the mayor received J _-. of the woman with whom he had had and 'the commissioners each CONSERVATIVE POW-WOW Regina, F. W. G. Haultain this morning announced that he would call a convention of the pro- vincial opposition party to be held in so decided to call for new t-endcrs. (Kesina after the close of the session, This year, .1910, the mayor receives the other two commission- ers each. Next year, however, provision Ims been made by resolution of the council to pay the mayor 000 and each of the two commission- '4th. Mv experience in municipal matters leads "me to the conclusion that the social evil cannot be entire- ly- suppressed, no matter how thor- ouehlv and conscientiously the police the mystery, the mountea ponce nave j ivuss namme got busy on the case. SUBMARINES GO TO HONG KONG London', Nov. announce- ment is made in naval circles that early next year a flotilla of submartses will be sent to Hong Kong to be sta- tioned there permanently. Other flo- tillas of the same craft will be sent later to Gibraltar and other stations. ANOTHER BAD FIRE V -ir Montreal. Nov. early this morning wiped out St. Amour's Sash and Door Factory on Sanguinette street, in the north end of the city. The loss is estimated at 000. Over one hundred men are thrown oni of work. Some twenty familiei- residing In the vicinitj are rendered homeless damage doiU through wat- er and smoke, f JU ,4, JU JU Jt. JL J. Jt. J. w-r nurse, of 'Vancouver, died in the St. Eugene hospital on Saturday morning of tvphoid fever. Miss Turner was called here to nurse a patient suffer- ing from the same disease and con- tracted it. Her father arrived 'in .the city Friday. The funeral took place Ksox Presbyterian church on Sunday morning. The remains were taken for interment. .J. E. Griffith, Provincial Engineer, is in the city on official business. THREE BABIES Dawson, Y, T., Nov. BURNED ba- bies were -burned to death and one man was seriously injured in a fire which destroyed a road house at Tol- ovano, Alaska. Relief parties carry- ing medicine and supplies have been sent .forward .by dog team. UPHEAVAL IN PACIFIC London, Nov. here report thatthe depths of the Pacific Ocean are in a state of great upheaval, y earth shocks have (been record- ed during the past two days, apparent- ly occurring in the region of northern New Zealand..- probably in January or February, when department important political questions will be aiscussed. He declined to make any comment on the report of the elevator, commission at the present time. am well convinced that such condi- tions should he regulated, but that it can be eradicated. I have great 'doubts, except as the moral tone of the whole community is improved. i; Coutts, Nov-. of prairie land around Coutts is still in pro- gress. The steam plow which has been operating near here this fall is at the ranch of Jas. Hollan. twelve miles east of town. The largest tract of cultivated land about here is that j-belonging. to .O'Neil Beaupre. ten [miles southwest of Co nits. Over one jthousand acres have been put under jtiie plow. Most of tbis has been seed- ed to winter wheat, and the grain has come up splendidly this of it is reported to be inches high. John Hall has had over -00 acres broken this fall. Mr. Johnson, just ready for seeding. Jas. Bannan and Son are operating the plow and report that they have a full schedule for tins fall. LIBERALS NOT IN RUSE FOR EL Nelson, Nov. A 'freight train wreck, near delayed The .westbound train tonight -five 'hours. Box cars were, taken '.froin Creston" to the scene of the -wreck -and passengers were transferred to them and brought to enay Landing. Five, .freight cars loaded with coal v were derailed and .three fell into. .the ravine. "The. track was badly torn up. MOVING INTO NEW OFFICES Provincial Buildings at Nearing Com- pletiou Dr., J. .C. Rusfe informed 'the iHerald. this morning that he has decided'de-r finitely'to enter the field as." anr alder-, manic candidate. Dr. Rust is a young man, has beeri in Lethbridge two or years owns considerable property In He is generally- considered keen, cool, level-headed btisiness man and his many friends who ;urgr' ing him to run are .confident that he will make. an. Ideal alderman. He, is an Ontario man, and prior to coming to Lettebridge spent several years, in uakota. Donald engineer, in the bringing.- the number' ot candidates detinitely to elsven. He is a Lethibridge haying by far the greater part of his life in the city. His supporters believe that besides being a good man. _, his profession peculiarly fits. Mm for -The work- oi mor a ajdermanic seat at _ Regma, N mg ihe provincial 5overnmeat offices ma Qt most vital .prob- into the new legislative and executive buildings south of-the city commenc- lems are engineering ones. -Messrs. A. Tilley and H. J. Goods ed today, when the department of nave to the request of their public works moved-into their friends and allowed their names quarters inj-hc stately pile now ap-1 before the as candidates; SESS? are Wu ?ouns offices arc housed, in the" new build-1 in the city, and-are generally regard- ings, which it is expected will be conHed as safe, energetic and sound tfusi- pleted by the twenty-fifth of tncjness men. j There ig some talk in certain sec- j tions of starting a petition urging Aid. CHINESE RIOT King to run.for the mayoralty in oppo- London, Nov. George re- turned to i-ondon today and it is lieved that his unexpected visit is not unconnected with the political situa- tion. At a meeting of Liberal agents but four out of a hundred voted for an immediate election. Referring to the coming of Canadian speakers to assist the Unionists, tho Leader quotes the remarks of Sir Hugh Graham, to the effect that Can- adians take much interest in coming British elections, but feel that it would be absolutely unbecoming for them to interfere in any way or express an opinion or the outcome of them. Eng- lish people-do not interfere in: the domestic affairs of Canada, and conse- quently Canadians think the best thing to s the logical mayor for 1911. T" "T READY FOR RAILS Nelson.' Nov. ors on the Kettle 'Valley Rail- >J way have the Old Midland and >f vernon grade ready for the steel rails, which have arrived at Midway. The tracklayingr <4 machine 'is expected in a few; days. The track will be.laid "J as far as Rock Creek by the end of the year. i ;