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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 18, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VI. TEN PAGES Lcthlii-iilge, Alberta. Tuesday, November18, PKICE--FIVE CENTS. Number 287 Segregation of Industries Would be an Economy to the City INQUIRY TO BE MADE Cily Council Held Session and Dealt With a Number of Civic Matters THE GREAT LAKES' DISASTER Whether the cily council should firing piessunj lo bear to the end that industries may Le segregated in one arc'a'.js a waller .whith is occu- "liying the attention ol-the city co-jn- cil just at present and.ait yesterday's meeting, aflcr a long it was decided to refer the whole ques- tion to the industrial committee that it may meet'with the city engineer and Commissioner to bring !n n report covering all phases or the important question.- The city owns an industrial site in North Lelhliriiigc oi HO acres, of which 10-acres arc already granted to the Lcthbridge Iron Works, De- laoy's Limited wish the council to supply them ivater, sewer, light and poorer to tlieir site secured from the C. p.. 11. jusl east ol the exhibition grounds and outside the city limits. The company and .Mr. Tracy both brought the Dclany request before Ihe council yesterday asking that an early decision be given as to whether the city will extend the utilities to serve the i.ew industry. Aid. Loveriag "raised in objection 411 the city his-ait industrial site aod thought Belany's LtJ. luight go there just as well as to 'Ihe isile-chosea.'-He stated also that lie hail it fiohi- one of the company. that they had no particular- choice as to location and would just soon go to the industrial site as cast of the fair grounds. Mr. Tracy, however, pointed otit, and his contention was supported by the letter from Belany's Limited, tnat'lht site "chosen was picked with regard to "conditions and general con" jience. It is close lo the water line running to the jail, and the location of an industry there will help to' bring revenue to the Blrnet car system. ThR council was more or less even- ly divided on the matter, viewing it Irom a. financial standpoint. II the. present industrial site is to be of any use, or il an Industry were to lo-j cairrt there it would require power, sewer anrt water conncclions which would cost about to insUl. H will cost to supply the ulil'tirs to Delany's Limited; but these latter cxtensfons might not serve any other industries, These contentious questions will te referred to the industrial committee to work out and.bring in a report. The city is ouite willing to provide Delany's Limited Tyitti the various ulilit'cs as they are anxious that a packing {riant be built, but il the ex-. pense can te made to serve other fac- tories in the same direction it will te so much saved. The recent amendment placed in all city charters by the provincial gov- ernment prohibiting the ton using ol is causing Commissioner Tracy some thought: Cities may sell at cost. The. quest ion is to establish what cost is. the indus- (Continued oa page WHE.RE. BODIES FROM THE. ASSESSED Judge Jackson Upholds Position Taken by the Bow Island Municipality Nov. IS.- -At a gather- ing uniJcv ihe auspices oL, ilie Young t.lub on Thurs- day nl-ht, the lion. C. R. Slit- cliell. minuter of public vorfcs, will speak, deal more par- ticularly with the legislation of thr recent session of the legis- lature. TIio lion! gentleman's address i5 Icofced forward to with considerable interest. REDUCES ASSESSMENT However Municipality May be i I Able to Put Up Assessment t! Next Year Judge Jackson has handed down his decision in the ap] eal of the Na- iturnl Gas company from the assess- i merit of the. rural municipality of j BOB- Island. The decision sustains i the rifhi of the municipality to as- 1 diners from the basis of assessment 1H M I differs from the rlfll I 'valuation and reiluces the scoo.oou to DOMINION COAL CO. AND P. W. J REACH AGREEMENT AFTER MONTHS NEGOTIA- TIONS This valuation xvas fixed on lha valve placed on the land for boring riphls by Mr. C'oste, president of the company at thc trial of the action. As Mr. Coste placed ihis- value on all thc and as Ihe municipality this year only these quarter sections upcn the wells aio situate the full sk'nirkariCe of the will not be apparent proh- Moose Jaw, Nov. 'rcm all over '.lie C. R. betnvon j Keiiora and tho Pacific will ir.tet! Crant Hall and gcneVal'superlntend- VMr- ln every respect the decl- ents in Winnipeg on Uecemoer 1st ls'a lor munici- ;ardlug a new schedule. Freight i conductors and brokemen" cin ihej JacVson s decision lol.ows: jrairie divisions have been definite-1 Tl.c appellants 'are the owners o! y promised ail lnc.'--ase whereby petroleum gas leases on 15 quarter i.ev rereive pay for the actual tirac, scclions of lar.d in' the rural munici- .hey are in clnrge.ot trains. Xow j palily cl How Island. They were as-' no payment Is made for time occu.! sesseJ lor thc sum ol S600.000 wailing for connections' hive'appealed. There.. switching at Junctions. -To two questions conductors it means an .increase of] more, than a month and btakemen ill gel an iocrease of a month. These raises will go Into effect from September 1st. What fs-to be done with schedules' on mountain dirts- ions is not yU known. I. Can the 'appellants' 'be rightly Chief Skelton Issues Distinct i ''I.I j. Brother of a Mayoralty Candidate and th? Siaieriient "lias Aid. Levering a brother on him if he had someone else lor the the police lorce, and if so, is.he can- job.'The chief, however, took him vassing for jCn lmlne 'atej. H Mayor llardie had thrown asul-1 Aid claims also that he Irajette bomb into tr.e'coural meet-.Sav' instructions ing yesterday aitcincon he couldn't with the dec- have created a gicalcr rurore than he "pn campaign, and also that he ask- did by projecting lie above enquiry Cn1cl Skcllon to impress on all at tb: heads of Ihe nlftrmcn present, IDC -5arcc crdtr- The only detail lacking was Aid. William Drew Lovc-Jng joined the Lovcring's presence, that gentleman Police force on Get'. 28, being taken having hcen called .from the meel.ng on by Chid Davis just before Ihe lat- to attend to professional duties. i ter went to Edmonton. He is on the "I have made it my business to "'En' 11 p.m. to-7 p.'m. find out that Aid. l.ovcring Ifas Chirf Kkeiion 'yesterday issued Nov. campaign hrothcf on thc said Ihe May- following order which was lead to, started by British East Indians ag- or in explanation. ralhcr start- all men before going on il an offense he telephoned the chief askin" if he i for a poliecroan lo use his position wanlcit a sood man. The chief said I in any way to influence voters, he did. AM. said It was his Aid. I.overinj; is chairman of the brother ami claims he particularly License and Police committee o! the asVcd the chief not to make room (or council. iMHSOH JAY. HAVE BEEN'.LOST Seattle Nov. Stcl- anscn, Arclie explorer and discoverer of (he white Eskimos, who was tourd the steamer Karluk when that was last sighted of! Klaiman Island, rm August possibly is .ost, as is his vessel and all ol her :rcw. Nothing has been seen or heard of the Karluk since that dale, dc- ipile the fae.l that an cstcnsive earch has hcen made ior her. Skfanson sa led (rcm Victoria, B. C., June 17, last. On July 1st he left Seattle for the ntvith with his juldl. At this time in a message to tlu UEOplc of Canada and the United .jfates hft coniplaincd that the pur- pose of his expedition had been vari- In the papers )f this continenl. The real purpose, he saicf, was to i.Tplirc. the vast space bctwren Alas- :n and this 1'olc, and ascertain if here was any land. Should (here ie n'y, siiJ he vrs almost sure ihjt t no'ili tc uni-haMte.l, but ;l ol Ituniau be un veto (wad they would in all likelihood he Ks- klmos. The exreiliiion was by the Canadian government arid ex- clusive oi crew was ihe largest ever sent on either North or South 1'olc exploration. Stelanson's', last message to civili- zation was sent from Teller, Alaska, via Noire and Seattle, on July 28, In this he stated "No fc.ir need he fell lor Ihe kar- luV.il she be not heard froml fcT two' years, and that prospects KCIC good and men in spirits." DOUHT THK KEI'OllT.1 Vancouver, 11. IS. The A general suikc of Indian workers racial liar In (he new Immigration act, which prohibits immieratlo'n ol an In' Christopher Zimmerman, from one province lo another and i the removal' of the JlfcO noil lav nninear v'as l assessed If they can be what should the amount' of the assessment the first question Sec-' llural Municipaljty Acl- states: "In every municipality' all land shall he liable to and taxation subject to the exemptions.: (anmng-others) i "1. Allilanos belonging to .Canada' or to the'' Trovince." troleum and natural gas rights such aa intcrcst'in land as to come with- in thc definition of lands contained in the Act; and i! so, arc they cvempt." hy virtue- of thc above exemption Medicine Hat, Alia., Nov. 7 last night several hours' delib-1 Tne Or cration, a jury of lhc- supreme court OJ. ciallse 15 Section 1 o! declared llenj. .1. Ilanscn, 61 Act as araendcd by the Statutes stadt, not guilly of stealing and ]913 Chaple'r 7, Sect. 1 posing of a gray tenemenls and heredila- to Coll. McLellan, a Suffield rancher. arid any or "interest fheiein, and for the purpose of as- sessment and tavation only means land or any estate or interest therein exclusive ol the value ol thc-build- ings or other improvements thereon." Have appellants anything which come wilhin-the above definition ol "land" or 1 think they have. The word "uereditamcmls" .Is extremely broad in its meaning, and IS- surely the lease given to the appel- wcll lants' is something that- could be io- I'erEoas, herited if given to a private person, found Halsbury's T.aws of' England, Vol. Medicine Hat, Alia, Xov. Illls nnians in Natal The dia o( 4n dici1 Colt' 1S' 30S' 7M, says "thus, i frnm both .from "e sentenced by person whether or helow tho tlUIlb ilHU J i__________i :__- In India, in Ihelr favor has IJCCH started by Gofcnnle, an fniliao nationalist Vendor. STUIKI-; is nurbani Knlnl, N'ov. Judge Simmons to eighteen ir.onlhs surface is liable lo assessmenl .irre- the of all kinds started in Durban. The of Inl1illn to the south coast. snrMl1 1'raitically ev- V o Indians campaign is organized by of thc Glnndi, an Indian barrister, who was Indian, blood in Natal hart laid sentenced to twelve months' Imprison- do-.vn liis tools at noon, 'f hus far thr Jen'- The. Indians demand removal of. the KILLED fflO suiters have l.cen provincial gaol at I.ethtjridgc. .spcctivc bl the usft.lo which it is ap- plied, and even though the- surface of i the land is put to such use as to to furlher, 1 am of the. opin- ion lhat if the Crown hail not re-' srrvcd ils rights to the petroleum and natural gcs they would go. to any grantee ol the Tand ar.d consequently should he considered as an estate or interest- in lar.fi as defined above. Neither do these rights appear to conic within thr first exemption Medicine Hal, Nov. e peaceable, hut serious disorders may njfc an of (he (luolcd. Chief .Iialire Haullnin break Wit at any moment. .c j, nhoul tivelvc in upholding thr jiidgmcnt ol Mr.' Jus- Ill feeling ihe ICasl Indians o'clock look oil of'ccdar in mislaVe lice Xewlands in Ihe case of the mr- lia'l hcen considerably augtnnilcd by (Or medicine in a similar bottle and a! municipality ol Vermillion Hills itno incidents wh'ch occurred during died before a little hoy could bring: No. 135 vs. Smith 23 W. B. li. 70S hh? past 21 hotits.. The first of these assistance in a -lew minutes. I [Continued on page 8.) clcal'1 lronl Toronto, Onl., Xov. the _ ,___________ gas ;et.ih their loom tutncd on lull, otcr in Ihe coal mining town rf Cun-, EXPERT VALUATOR DECLARES THAT THE CITY WILL, SAVE MONEY BY PURCHASE ZilS 'ft 111 UH'I HJV'Ui lULiitu Ull IUJI, i A IW two 'brothers, Aichcr and Nell lie- -lee, 20 miles norlh of Ladysrmfh. rOIITTrnO RES F-itlnnr, -weie. fo-.md unconscious and Tl.e.stcond was the arrest of I I II] h I I I I r n dying condilion in-their room East Indians who attempted lo cross ,1 I M It I 1} M I I at street this morning. Uic border froiu the Transvaal intojw t w, t w FALL medical aid could he- summon- i cd, (hey died. The .federal law of the Union o! Toronto, Kov. McKay, the expert valuator r.cigagcd by ihe council to report as to Ihe ily ol thc eity purchasing the street railway Irom JIacKcnzIe and'Mann, submitted his findings today. On the whole, thc report favois thc pur- ch-s-. In conclusion, Ihe report An acciiloat has placed the'the ambulance had arrived, Dr.'Lor? They were strangers in the South Africa prohibils the emigra- ering was thV vieUm arriving here two wtcks ago. BROWN RESIGNS j tion of "Asiatics-from one state another. The Fast Indians Irom tho in the bal.ii-ff, where it has hung by was on his way to the hospital. The ivcry lender threads all day, occurred floor tipon-wliich Stanley-fell-is Con- lasl night at i.57 on .top ol the new Vork, Xov. W. i rcporlcd loss of the .Stct-nson party, is not credited.here, There is no rea- son for the bclid-lli.it disaster