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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 22, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta (Volume :HI. 12 PAGES. Lethbridge, Alta., Tuesday. November NEW TRUANCY ACT HAS BEEN INTRODUCED IN LEGISLATURE G.W. ABANDONED TRUANCY ACT IS READ IN HOUSE Compulsory Attendance CITY TO SUE GOVERNMENT and Non-Employment BENNETT ENDORSES All Children Must Attend One Whole Term-The Exceptions Edmonton, NOT. C. R. bill at the legislature re- specting truancy and compulsory school attendance, which is "The Truancy and which pass- ed its second reading yesterday after- noon, is designed to force the "attend- ance at school, of any .child between the ages oi eight and thirteen, years of, age, for the full term, subject ,to certain provisions, set forth in the bill. It- also illegalizes the employ- ment during school hours ot" any child under tbe age of fourteen, tindsr a. penalty and' Any how- Edmonton, Nov. If' Is reported, that Waddell, former ly chief engineer ,of the A. G. W-, -who is in the -city, 'will tne local government for big damages, caused by the company breaking his con- tract for year sal- ary wnile the road was -build- ing, and a bonus He declines to statement as to tions. of make any -his- inten- six weeks where a justice of the peace certifies that such a child is in urgent need for husbandry or for household I duties. The parents or guardians of, children who contravene the act incur I .a penalty .of a fine of not more than j -dollars. Exemptions The .conditions- which permit of nonr attendance at school are as If a child-is "under efficient instruc- tion-at home or'elsewhere; if the child is "unable' or other, unavoidable REBELLION IN MEXICO IS SERIOUS Reports Indicate Blood- shed in Numerous Parts of the Country TROOPS IN CONTROL Government Holds Whip Hand at Present Time Against Odds Mexico City, Nov. fight- ng occurred today at Durango, Torr- oone, Parral and Gomez the atter'town falling into the hands of tne rebels. Three hundred of the federal; troops at Gomez Paiacio are said .to have gone over to the insur- gents, wlio have now turned their at- tention to attacking the loyalists at Torroone. v The began at_Durango at -4 and an iiour later all the wires were cut. It is re- ported that 25 persons have been Miied at Zacateeas. The government troops, it is also reported, quelled "the uprising there, and are in control to- night. Mexico .i City, Nov. was .re- ported here early today that Madero, iTJiey never, had'doae-any- They tne leader, entered. Mexico yes- "f-.fl rvmc-h forHair .TtMtTV -I____ Bubs It Into House of Lords With a Ven- V geance Nov. 22-. Speaking here last night, David Lloyd-G-eorge, chan- cellor of the exchequer, "took his hear ers to the overseas dominions in a search for a similar institution to the second chamber. In his 'imagination, ie interviewed "hatr anything like the of French filibusters in TRIES TO KEEP FROM HERALD SUSWNE Liberal Members Agree to Abandon the la bU n IY .stole cattle and Ranged an-v oPPortumty of, In of. .that, -were -of. the most 'country: and do' .nothing ------...VH. UAV.U. v-uv- uvvi-W- v t UU I attend through sickness -we .shut them iipbir-.the reservations oidahifr cause: .if to. keep them outjpf mischief.- (Loud -.---v.. A ,-----i He reminded-. thV Conser- ,-in t0 with- Uative -m.two ifHhere is not -sufficient j fuh.ds Canada. :Re in' the but shoot- and- ride. -They are very state- Signified arid and had every qyaliBcation of theiiaristocracv, but if the child passed the public school leaving ex- aminations. -Truancy Officer The bill further provides for th-e appointment of a .truancy officer, -who Canada-and Cana- dian statesmen.are to' be used as ex- cuses for taxing- bread, then Can- adians are claimed as kith and kin they subscribed to enable Ire- land to obtaiik the ,same self govern- shall have the full power of a peace I'meat they possess, they are" called officer, and shall'have-the authority ns tearing constitution. to enter factories, workshops, stores, j shops and- all other, places where chil- referring to the pro- dren ,may. be -employed or congregat-! posals of the Lords, said the Lords in liir- rtfMV cTinrvi-. Tiro ora in performances of his duties un- der act. He shall also investi- gate all cases of truancy reported to iinij or of Tvhich. he has Bennett Endorses In commenting upon the bill, MX. Bennett gave his full concurrence, ex- pressing the opinion that an %act should be established making it im- possible for any child under fourteen years of age to earn a livelihood un- less fully equipped with" education and the proper facilities to'battle with life. are now crying, half way down." we are WANT TAXES REFUNDED' At the council meeting W. A. Blem- er Husset and fL E. 'Sherlock applied for a refund of waterworks local im- provements paid by. them on Fisher street. They were -also paying taxes on and getting service from the Third avenue frontage of their property. The matter was. referred to the city solicitor. terday-with .600 followers at .some point .between Eagle Pass and- Laredo, Texas. -General Travina, commander of :the military'zone in which .'Monter- ey is situated, ias gone north .at the head of ..a" strong-.body of troops to meet Mm. Revolutionists" Repulsed. SI Paso, Texas; is: re- ported revolutionists.attacked EDMONTON, NOV. BULLETIN THIS MORNING CAUCUS OF HELD AT THE LEGISLATIVE BUiLDiNOS? LAST NIGHT THE RUMORED PROPOSAL PREMIER SIF- TON TO ABANDON THE GREAT WATERWAYS, RAILWAY AND TO, USE NOW IN THE HANDS.OF; THE BANKS AS A RESULT OF THE SALE OF THE: RAILWAY. BONDS TO WIPE OFF-THE DEBT OF THE PROVINCE-AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES _ GENERAL BEN-' EF1T TO THE .WHOLE PROV- INCE AT LENGTH. WHEN THE QUJES- TO A VOTE RESULT WASf20 TO 12 IN FAVO R 0 F TttE PR E MI ER'S PROPOSAL. 4 CASE GOVERNM STOCK AND UNIVERSITY Important Matters Introduced to Legislature by Premier Sifton-Four Ways of Raising Money -Lethbridge YJLCA, Bill Read Second Time the town of Parral in the'-State "of Chinuanua a four this morning and were -repulsed -with a loss-'of -fifteen men. r The last wire has -been cut near Gomez Paiacio. A train of .-soldiers disembarked' at Jimmez awaiting re- inforcements coming from the south.' The town is poorly garrisoned and bound to fall unless reinforcements arrive soon. Revolutionists surround tne, city. At Acambaro, State of hree men broice open jail and freed prisoners. They looted loan shops and confiscated all arms and ammunition. They went to .Municipal Palace and secured all county funds. They were met by troops at midnight and in-the light twenty were killed and eighty wounded. Torreen has .been put under -mar- tial law and, business suspended. IS- ectric railway to Gomez Paiacio was stopped and all people warned to keep indoors. Soldiers are out at- to dislodge revolutionists from hill tops. .Later, it is announced that two spec- ial trains from .Mexico City reached Torreen early this morning, bringing of ini'antry and battalion of cavalry. These forces will be dis- tributed along the northern -frontier wnerever needed. Sittings of the; Supreme Court Held at Macleod Macleod, Nov. sifciin-s of the-Supreme'Court opens here to-mor- row, with Justice Stuart presiding. About nine criminal and twelve civ- il cases will be tried. Jn all prob- ability .the. criminal charges., will Le tried by the jurors which have been summoned from every part of the district. The case of King vs. Allender, a manslaughter will excite most interest, as the defendant is a prominent railway engineer and a citizen of this town. "This case arose out of a railway collision which oc- curred at Nan ton about two months vhich Allender figured as the in charge of the train. P. J. Nolan. and Colin Mac- leod will represent the accused. The following cases will compose the.criminal docket: Rexj vs. Al.'ende-r, manslaughter; de- fended by Nolan and Macleod. ey ivioore Urges the Government to Take Action LAND IS NOT LOCAL The Federal. Government .Should' Give Local Re- sources Over Nov. position in. relation to the" Dominion is exact- ly the same Eastern" 'Can- ada's: to Great Britain many years declared Mr. Bramley Moore in the 'legislature -yesterday in speaking to .his resolution, to memorialize the Dominion government asking that the province; be ,g-ranited. control of'ali na- tural'resources .of. the-province. "The' :old 'fundamental con- tinued Moore; ''was that the coV Artfcui oriy belonged; owner. The idea it Has now-is children, and that, the mother should assist in their ievelopmerit. so the colony soon look' after her own interests.'' The speaker-.then drew a compari- Chicago, man fat- iate: he sought to -arrest who 1 had with a causing 'wltictf -the death. snooting, crime for tUftVligt son" between home .rule for Ireland and full home, rule .for. Alberta." He; stated Wilfrid's had three times advocate home- rule-in; Ireland. If- this. wa ood for Ireland.-he was sure it woul be good.-for.-.Alberta.; .Mr.-Moore, thought a protest shoulc madel on'-s the' ipresent arrangemen of legislative unipn, although he hac .nothing the-'federal un ion. .bill the-sptiacer shouk treated, the same as other pro vine to the egislature. it. deprived us.'of many privileges, it was a case of takcwit or. leave it, just as v'ou "If man' is offered half a- lidxthe. "I, can understand ;im taking'it-, but if I were a-man, "'dt-try to other half loaf." He hoped ..the .party cry would be .ropped and that all wo'uld unite in ressing on Ottawa the-province's rights. He didn't suppose either party at Ottawa.would be any too gla-d to_ give the province privileges rightfully -hers. He thought a lesson could be learned from the A. and G-. W. The .government was going to build a road into the country vir- tually owned by the Dominion. Coal mines and fisheries, two resources, the speaker thought, were of peculiarly local, concern. In referring to the water power re- sources of the province, Mr. Moore re- marked" that- the other provinces were _' Board; la long throttling all, efforts, towards amalgamating Port Arthur 'Although -all citie Caiada, that the two ,to pro1- tect 'ensure, ;'fast declared proppsiiBpn, pa the grounds Eex vs. Adams, poisoning; defended by. P. J. Nolan. Rex McDonald, defend- ed by Colin Macleod. Kex vs. Runde. false pretences; de- k-Bded hv Coiin by Colin Hex vs. Shaw, theft, defended J. W. McDonaM. by Edmonton, Nov. Premier Sif- ton's bill respecting -the raising of oans provided for oy ivhicif -was introduced the legisature in the legisla- ture is designed to cover all future legislation dealing with loans, it being a general agt. It provides for the creation by thn Lieut-enant- Governor-in-Council of a permanent provincial stock, which is to be known as the Alberta- government stock. The stock s-hall not be redeem able in less than thirty years irom date of issue, but rjay be redeemed at or after that date at the option ci the Lieutepant-Governor-in-Council, provided a six months' notice is giv- at the council meeting last night when tenders for uniforms were opened. Each inspect- or was ordered to go to A. Southrand's and get measured 1'or a uniform be- fore December 1st, the city to pay naif the cost, of the first of each from reports or communications that have been disposed-or. As usual the Herald reporter last night tip-toed up to the but before he had barely put his hand to a paper George Rob- inson was TO his feet protesting against what he termed this unwar- ranted liberty of the press. "'He has not a shadow ot a sairt, "to ofwne up here and go through my privatf) file. I-lc has no right t9 m.ove from 'fiis 'seat without first asking per from the chairman, and I protejjfc against it." The Heralrt reporter, addressing the chair, remarked that he had" done nothing but what for 4 years, at least, 'all reporter! had been'allowed to do. ii lie uus ior j time been against him him there was "not a d----thing for him and to get to h-----out of the! office." Aid. King's Motion Aid. King moved that all reporters in future could have any and all the information they asked for, the same being the business of the pubdic, and that..there he no discrimination be- tween newspaper. His. object in mov ing the mo lion, he said, was to see that everything was done fairly atrd s-quarelv, which from what he had just seen he did not believe was now being done. E-le had been' on the council for two years and the report- ers of all papers had always been, al- lowed to go to the head of the table and secure motions and so forth that had been passed on. Aid. Sage's Opinion Aid. Sage declared .such a motion unnecessary. It would-be admitting; that there was a %ht secretary-treasurer'" a-nd a reporter, which lie ,did not Hunk the council houlfl cognisance (Continued on page. ;