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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE By-Law No w'hen and so often as they, please- A BY-LAW RESPECTING THE LETHBRIDGE RADIAL TRAM- WAY COMPANY WHEREAS The Lethbridge Radial Tramway Cmpany has been incor- porated by a special Act of the ffive Assembly, for the Province of Alberto, for the purpose of owning and operating tramway lines m the City of Lethbridge, and in the Dis- trict surrounding the said city, ana WHEREAS The Lethbridge Radial Tramway Company propose to con- struct and operate a tramway or street railway line within tne City of Leth- bridge, and also a surburban line out- side of the said city and connecting with the said city line, and WHEREAS the said The Lethbridge Radial Tramway herein- after called the "Company has ap- plied for and it has been deemed ad- visable to grant to them the powers herein contained, to be exercised with- in the City of Lethbridge, hereinafter called the subject to the con- ditions and provisoes heremarter set out. _ NOW IT IS HEREBY ENACTED AS FOLLOWS: 1 The Company are hereby grant ed the, right and privilege to complete, maintain and oper ate double and single track railways with the necessary side-tracKS, switches, turnouts, cross-overs, poles, wires conduits and all appliances for the running of cars, carnages and other .vehicles adapted to the same, on, over and along any of the streets or highways of the City of Lethbriage, and to run their cars, take, transport and carry passengers and freight on the same by electric power. _ 2 The construction of any nne ot railway on any street or highway shall not be commenced until a plan thereof showing the street selected, the location on the street, position and style of the track, road-bed, rails, switches and all other appliances shall fcave been submitted to and approved of by the City Engin- eer. provided they do not fere with the cars of the running thereon. 15 Cars, are to commenoe runmng in the said City, c the City the fereiioo 'City of Lethbridge 0, o'clock in Company until it reaches the Limits out-ward bound, and the time it reaches the Oii> inward-bound until delivered. The Company shall have -the. forenoon stnd eight o'clock in tho afternoon. Done and passed in Council this uay of A. D. 1909. .Mayor anv of the streets of tne City, foi erni of twenty-five years from ate of this By-law, Assembly of Albert held responsible for any fail- the intervals so i. caused by any iixeu "v beyond their con- reasonably to have been anticipated by them. The shall construct t the corner d and Redpath west along Redpath Round street, then south alon street the ot w imvUions or powers herein set out, but he event that .the said. ment 'made hereunder construed to grant the MUI excluSi right only for the o: s from the date Secretary Treasurer. NOTICE IS HEREBY That the above is a true copy of Bv-law which has been introduced and which may be finally passed by the Council in the event of the con- sent of the Burgesses being obtained thereto after one month from tae Uth dlv eJ November A D 1909 being the date of the first publication thereof in the and that the votes of the Burgesses will be taken upon the proposed By-law on at the same time ;and in the sauTe manner as other taxes are pay- able, levied and collected by Statute or or By-law of the City. S.That this By-law come into effect on the day of A. D. 1909. C That the votes of the Burgesses dulv qualified to vote on this By-law shall be taken on the Oth De- cember A D 1909 at tho City offices in the City of Lethbridge between the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon and eight o'clock in the afternoon. Done and passed in Council this day of A D 1909. CANADIAN v twenty ,__ 2-2 The City may, on givin at least to the Company prior to the e ;aid term of twenty- years, mention- paragraph twenty of five ownership of that part of taie Company's Street Railway Sys- plant, machinery and real and aal property, situate .within the and without the City within a of tea miles thereof (provided lawful "for the City to own anc. Street Railway System out- day of December A D 19U bet ween" the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon and eight o clock in the afternoon, in the City offices at the Citv of Lethbridge. GEO. W. KOBIKSON, Secretary-Treasurer. By-Law No Bv-law of the City of Lethbridge raise the sum of Forty-six Thous- and Dollars general aMtSftfaK i. as aforesaid) as- without the hall within six years tion (if it be lawiul as sume the ownership of the System of the Company and its Kail ways Plant, Machinery and Real ana Personal Property then in actual use of the track in this operation c-ra-Dh above described, the aMra-rSSB tent, and at such time as the city same purposes authorized under Title A.VL of the Lethbridge Charter as herein- after set out, and to issue Debentures for the said sum and to provide for the assessment and collection of the s necessary to retire such Mayor Secretary-Treasurer NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That the above is a true copy i Bv-law which. has been intro iuced which may be finally pasjju t> the- Council i event of con RAILWAY Annual Eastern Canadian Excursions Daily During December sum tures. WHEREAS it is deemed advisable to expend certain sums of money for the welfare of the City ol Lethbridge, viz., or the following objects: time neessary to additional lines; but such Tn no ease shall the Company have the to enter upon and construct l lines of railway or als than two valS tna-u m-j n the street one way, irrespective of whether" "the constriction may be a single or double track line. 17 The City shall haveJhe the streets tra- or repairing drains, 3 Such railway shall be, laid down on the 'established grade, if any, of the streets on which it is' to be con- and shall be laid in such a manner that carriages and other ordinary vehicles can-easily and free- ly cross the same, and shall be built so as to interfere as little as prac- ticable'with all public uses of said streets. Should the grade of any street, or part thereof, not be established au the time of the' construction of such railway thereon, then the Company will' if possible, so soon as such grade is established, lay the said railway to such established grade. 4 The guage of such railway shall be four feet, eight and one-half inches. 5 The Company shall, as soon as possible, during and after construe tion work in all cases, remove al surplus earth and other material dis placed in the course of any excava tion and track laying, as well as al debris, so as to leave the streets re stored as nearly as practicable to their original condition, save for the work'-so constructed. to 6 The coaches and cars used upon said railway shall be hew, modern and thoroughly and substantially built and suitable at all seasons for the safety, convenience and comfort of the passengers, and shitll1 have painted or fixed in conspicuous parts thereof so that the same can be read- ily seen and read, the general route over which the same are to be oper- ated. 7 The Company shall at their own cost, keep in order and repair that portion of the streets''situated with- in any track, and shall at their own proper charge pave the same where- over the corresponding part of the street is being, or has been paved, and 'in like manner; but the Company may at any time before the streets are -paved, at their own proper cost and charge, pave any part of the por- tion of the streets situated within the tracks, and for the space of two teet without the tracks on each n they so desire, but all such paving shall in all cases be done under the supervision of the Engineer of the City. 8 Wherever it shall be necessary to remove any snow or ice from the tracks the Company shall remove the same in such manner, and so evenly spread on the street as not to obstruct the free passage of sleighs or vehicles along the street, or in crossing the same at or upon cross streets, and if such snow or ice shall not be so removed and evenly spread when re- quired by notice in writing from the City. -Engineer, or other officer having charge of the streets, it may be re- moved and evenly spread by the Oity at the cost of the Company. nv yiell Ior f-hf> com- 9 The Chief of the Fire fn anv one year, or should tne 001 ment of the Citv, or the person v "make 'default tor !fce .lime beiig rctmg with u months in. payment ij his during aav frs, j the moneys which may W1LU LCii f-i .11 vam- of the same shall be m tne ap- 4.nce of agreement determined by arbitration "under the "Arbnratior: The value shall include., the value of the work done on the streets by the Company. "if at the time of such purcnase, 11 be not lawful for the City to own anj. operate a street railway system out sue' its boundaries, then the ngni to purchase shall be Applicable to th, Company's property within the Git, jimits. v In considering the value the Arbi waters shall have regard orJ- Company's tangible assets m pair and fit to be used fcr meir re soective purposes, and what the same JoS cost if bought or constructed at that time, making allowance for deterioration, wear and teai but the Arbitrators shall not take into con- sideration in fixing the value an ood re- .l T, (a) For the acquiring by purchase or otherwise for park purposes lands arljoinia- the City of Lethbridge, and bring part of the South East quarter of Section Thirty-two Township Range Twenty-one the South West quarter of Section Thirty- three Township Eight (3) Range Twenty-one (21) and the South Easu Quarter of Section Thirty-three Township Eight Range Twenty- West of the Fourth Meridian stnt of the Burgesses being o thereto after one month from Twelfth day of November A D being- the "date of the first pub.ic. thereof in the "Lethbridge Her aid" and that the votes nf the burg will be taken upon the proposed By-law on the Sixth, day of December A D 1909 between the hours of '_me o'clock in the forenoon and eight in the afternoon in the City offices at the City of Lethl-ndge. GEO. W. SOBINSON, Secretary-Treasurer. Taking Body To Tombs Pekin, Nov. Cortege accom- panying the body oi the late Dowager Empress of China on its 80-mile jour- ney to the eastern tombs -left the for- bidden city early this morning. The route along which the procession will travel is thronged with people. A hol- iday in honor of the. Dowager Em- press is being observed, but the capi- tal bears a sombre aspect on account of the lurled umbrellas and flags as a result of the high winds prevailing. The new imperial guards escorted foreign diplomats who participat- 'ed in the procession for a distance oE five hundred yards. The members oi Toronto and points wesifin Ontario Montreal and points west in Quebec, also in Ontario east of Pembroke, bgans- ville and Tweed Corresponding rates fromahdto other points Old Country Excursions Tickets on sale November 31st to December 3 Ut S. Fox Tickets, Berth, Keservatftms or Complete Information Apply to Agent, or MTTORFLL J- B- DOCTOR, MITCHELL, pags Agent Agent Calgary Lethbridiie Phone 103 for by admeasurement Two Hun- died and" Seventy-eight and nine- acres (278 9-10) more or less iron the Alberta Railway Irriga- tion Company. (b) For acquiring by purchase or otherwise 'for park purposes Blocks One'Hundred and Sixty-seven (16 O, and One Hundred and Sixty-eight (158) Block "406-K. Lethbridge from the'Alberta Kailway Irrigation Company. The estimate amount of sucn ex- exit of -the late ruler by a division in the vote taken with regard to the time that the corps should attend the final rites, some of the' diplomats de-' dining to be present at 5 p.m., but agreeing on 7 o'clock. Owing to the confusion in the arrangements m the end the-legation'.guards with the ex ception of the officers, did not wit or participate in the ceremonies. ciflprnTiOll ill IIA.I-US. i i.-ut _ utoj v- feanchise of the granted penditure being Forty-si. Ihousand, Two .hea.ds.of tbe imperial clauac- b7 the City of Lethbridge or. any municipalitv within ten miles there- of, or make any allowance for good- In the event of the City not tifcin" over the said Railway as .-afore- said, or taking it over .and paying for the same within six months the value has ;been determined as Aforesaid., the Company may remove from the streets, U they so desire their tracks, poles and apparatus o kind and doing a. Dollars WHEREAS it is deemed ad- visable to raise by way of loan on the credit the City of Lethbridge the said sum of Forty-six Thousand Dol- lars 4JSD WHEREAS it is expedient that the said loan bear interest at such rate not to- exceed the rate the little damage as possible to streets in so doing, and under of the City Engineer having charge of the other officer all possib e ana IQ expense -aid streets, and using expedition, or the Company, if leg- ally authorized to do so, may continue Jo maintain and operate s sVtem of Street Railways within the iv and enjov L v he rights granted ed therewith, and tliis to to it under this -By-law; or which may he-eafter be granted to it in i riahte and privileges are not exclusive, "until the City'shall give the said "six months notice and takt and pav the value witnin six ascertaining the same as aforesaid. ,hoei It the end of each succeeding fiv and at no period companied the coffin in state. foreigners were greeted at the diplo matic pavillion by Prince Chun, th Chinese regent, and Prince Ching, for merly president, of the Board ol For "Affairs and now advisor to tn naval department. Good Hay and Oats Any quantity deliver- ed promptly to any part of the city PRICES THE LOWEST m C o a 1 GOOD QUALITY Orders Promptly Delivered PHONE 225 vided by of two si year, construction of'a street railway sys- tem within the city. 95 The Street Kailway shall be liable for any los rlint anv person may sustain by rea of o" 'any carelessness neglect or sconduct of their agents or ser Company or mis be paid.half-yearly, and the said prin- cipal sum of Fortysix Thousand Dol- lars to- be paid at the ex- piration of thirty (30) years from the date of this By-law taking effect. -VND -WHEREAS the value of the rateable property in the City of Leth- hrictee according to the last revised assessment was -VND WHEREAS the amount of the existing debt of the City of Lethbridga; outside of debts due for current ex- peii'es is the sum of no instalment of principal or interest thereof being in arrears. WHEREAS the respective amounts required to be raised annual- ly by special rate during the currency of the Debentures are: (a) For .paying the interest there- on (b) For forming a sinking'fund for the payment, of the debt created LETHBRIDGE LOWS: j It shall and may be lawful for the Council to raise the sum of Forty- 3k Thousand Dollars by wav of loan with the object of defray- ing" certain necessary expenditure in connection with: (a) For the acquiring by purchase or otherwise, lands for park purposes adioiiing the City of Lethbridge, and DEGREES OF D. D. Toronto. Ont., Nov. 16.-Trinity col-. le-e conferred the Doctor of Divinity decree at a special convention last; on the-Rev. W. D. W. White (Office in Eastern's Harness Shop Box 201 I South Lumber Co. 1 Toronto. Ont., Nov. l8.-The city is to.try a novel method to relieve the overcrowding on street -ears. A civic committee today endorsed toe propos- alto apply for legislation' that -Trill cleclaro the trolley car to be a public building and as such subject to the control of the itv. vants in the maintenance struction or operation of to Or condition and repair before said materials and 'aced thereon. _ its option purchase material ana chmery, able, durin0 tioi. of the of the Hrc zaent, cut off all citric cumnt on j "j the Company, w street or there Utructions and materials placed 1') After dark cars shail be j.n.- company m the anu c vided with signal adits said streets sp'cuously m ircnt ar.c ..f the cars, x 11 No cars st--p on tli'j ?ir longer than is necessary to passengers to "lew; r- inf-ir the with ail possible despai-b. cars gtock oi the Compny shall stop at the far corner of all m- jn paragraph -J tersecting when r.'M-.nn-d for Coiincii may at any the entrance or exit of passengers, and not in front of such streets excep- avoid or by propcr t time consequence, ol a City The relieve :ch ne- the Citv aSnst all damages., actions, costs and expenses may pay. in- m- VIP. -nut to bv reason oi anj from any electric .dopted by the Company and DV the use of guard wires, or other sufficient means proxec- al such fire alarm wires, and _aU workiiig of the railway. acrcement embodying the s hereof shall be drawn and 26. An ag >ro vision CUilSCM T ec, bv resolation duly avoid co. H-- i 20 The Company shall pay i-o 12 The Company shall not be-en- Cit annually on or before me ..A n V -r _____-. In VGaT. ullv- il- titled to charge any rate exceeding of in eacn year for the conveyance of a TM.rcentaces on ttie 5 five cents for the conveyance rOVlsiUU5 Ui.J.t.u'. T, hill be executed by the Utj. ana he Company or their respective suc- assigns, within h cessors or _ veeks from the passing of this aw and shall be binding upon .lie ri_.4 t.-K., Company, or their necVivTluccessoTS or assigns. 07 In acting under this By-law or agreement made in Prance the City Engineer shall he Dounu ,o act reasonably and bona fide and not arbitrarily, and if the Com panv of the opinion that he has acted, the question as to he 'at tbe be ng part of the South East quarter of Section Thirty-two Township Range Twenty-one (21) the South- West, quarter of Thirtv-three Township .bignt Range _the South East quarter ol Section three Township Range Iwen- Aonc Si) West of the Fourth Mer- idian in the Province of Alberta, and containing by admeasurement Hundred "and Seventy-eight and nine- tenth acres more or less irom the Alhprta Railway Irngaaon Co (b) For ncauiringr byfpurchase o. for' park BIOCK i 'One "Hundred and Sixty-seven ?nd One Hundred and bixty-eight.; H P'an "406-R Lethbndge from a the Alberta Railway Irrigation i 2 That D-bontures be issued tor sum of Forty-six Thousand Dol- i 000 no) to be payable at the i of thirty (30) years from j lrtlc vi this By-law taking effect -1 debentures being for One liun-; d'-cd Dollars each or any multiple hereof not in all to exceed the sum -f Forty-six Thousand Dollars 000 00) with coupons attached CHIN nteed -us value within Business and Residence lots in Cin are guaran four months and we predict 200% m years Warner was started by us four years ago when the country -arc as thoISly developed anditsreal estate values have uicrease is a .rood, sound, profitable investment a Business lots from Chmfanot to a good-business town, a Comfortable place in WhicK to live by donatmg age? City Market and we are going to put m a aty well many lines of business- Jie date of any hereof, bound to ac done shall, ;at fie originatin without ail cross receipts up to S4boOO "per annum, 1 per cent. the -City and the and" in the event of tne two so appointctt an umpire, such ummre shall b-., ap pointed by a Judge Court of Alberta. of the Supreme for the half yearly interest on each debenture respectively at a me fixed bv the Council as hereinbefore pro-1 a -ided not to exceed the rate oi and a half per centum per annum j (41-2 p.c. P-a.) payable at the Bank of Montreal in the City of. Montigl -r the Bank of Montreal in the City of Toronto or the Bank of Montreal in' the Citv of Lethbridge 3 Tbat the said debentures snail be- seaicd with the seal of the City of "and signed by the Mavor and" Secretary-Treasurer and b- payable in Canadian Currency at any of the said branches of the Bank Ot Montreal. 4 That in addition to nil other amounts there shall be in per an- per an- S include the and assign of ihe said special rate Company i c This Bv-law shall come into ef- _i n-..-. Anv O! A.U. iect on the 1009. day of annum, 4 per cent. Over per annum, 5 per ceni Ml kinds of traffic originating with- q alified te ,vote on this By-law out the City, destined for a point qu 30 That the votes of the Burgesses J.T.. i _, TJvT_I of Lethbridge sufficient for pay- Three Lots Free To stimulate immediate sales we are to 'give away three lots. Every purchaser of a of price, will stand a chance of getting a present of a lot. by guessing the near- est number of lots sold up to the time tne fifty per cent increase takes place. ThefirstpurcKasertoguess the exactnumbcr. or nearest to the exact number of lots sold will recede lot, the second nearest zn num- ber will receive the and the third one the lot in" the interest on the said debcn- Sres rind the sum of to Jorm a sinking fund for _payment _oi tne, debt created by the issue of the said debentures, to be payable, levied and Remember the positive 50% Increase in four mon and write at once for full descriptive literature and plat TheO.W.KerrCo. Third Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, filran. ALBERTA A.FiftyPerCcntIn "Four months fro registered, th the tovm of Chin will be adva regardless of anj at that time, purchaser a profit of at least fifty- cent as he can.atonce re-list lots for eale by our company. There is no chance to lose and absolutely 50 per cent to gain and possibly siderably more. F5RST GLASS ACEKTS WANTED ;