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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 8 THE 'LET DGi; n.VHYV IIKK.YM) Moiulitv, November '25, 'MM 2. rr GO TO THE International Cafe 308-5111 Street South For yiK T Fruit, Candies, Cigars and Meals. C.'vfe now open under now management. Best meals in town for Hie money.. Come and give us a trial If we please you, tell others, If we don't please you, tell us. and Quantity." Try our Sunday Dinners, strictly a la carte. ri-IEODOKE IIOESSLY A. G. MILLS, Proprietor Manager. Boarding House For Rent Mine Boarding house at Conlgate, Alberta, near Dia- mond City, will by vacated by the present tenant about December 1st. Capacity of house, thirty-five men. New tenant will be required to furnish house or can take oyer the furniture of tho pres- ent tenant at a reasonable price. For further information apply to office of CHINOOK COAL COMPANY 217 Sherlock Block, City, or W. P. Thomas. Supt. Coalgatc Alberta There is Absolutely No Secrecy About Organizing the Rural Municipalities (Special to thr Kdrnonton, Nov. tho min- ister of immidpalitii's, his deputy the ofticials of tlie department gener- ally have during lire past year held dozens of meetings throughout the province, distributed thousands ot copies of the Rural Municipalities act and pamphlets dealing with it, and have written of letters to (U.sjlTli information, j tial victory in their demand tor more in dis- wages under tile award announced cussed, is (lie mtement oM-lmi. by the Hoard of Aribitratiou. Charles Stewart, minister of immtci- In its decision, however, the board I palities. lolds dial the public, -.vhich had no "During tile past few 1 liav Arbitration Commission Makes Sweeping Recommendations to Prevent Recurrence of Trouble Washington, B.C., .Nov. thousand locomotive eiiKineers on fifty-two eastern railroads gain a par- i voice in tile conirovery, ami no choice TIT; but to abide by the decision, has more I It" at slake than either the engineers or railroads, and the report empha- sized the necessity oi plans to safe- notieed that some of the papers op- posing the government have made many statements rcjianiiui; this mat- said Mr. Slewart this movu- "fi Is being claimed that the government is attempting to foree ity of a future strike, whose conse-j this legislation on the people, .-mil 1 alienees it depicts in sombre vein. tli.-jt wherever possible the greatest "It would be difficult to exaggerate .srercc.v, in having this the seriousness of such a hfore ratepayers, and I wish to state rittht IKHV that these Toronto. Nov. 23-Mlchael Fnmor, reads the report. statements are false and misleading, the retired Midland farmer, whose I js 5al-0 to say that tlie large cit- There is no truth in them whatever, marriage to .Miss Hannah M. O. of the Elist would find their sup OCTOGENARIAN FROM WHOSE the public against the possibil- government AUSFD TROUBLE HAS PASSED AWAY truth As a matter of fact, the situation is quite the reverse. Hural municipal ertson has caused a succession ol law' pjy Of many jirticies of food exhausted suits ever since, died yesterday after-; within a week. Of so important n! organization is entirelv optional with tioon at his home m .Midland in his' commodity as milk-, they 'would havoji.he resident electors, and the uov- 83rd year. Mieheal Frazler first came; no more tiian a day's supply. If hr.s done everythim: possible into prominence In I'.Uu when he mar- strike ot the character lasted for only j to raave the provisions of the act rietl Miss Hannah M. O. Robertson, a single week, the suffering would Ijel clear to tile ratepayers of Alberta, daughter of Rev. -Mr. Robertson, of: beyond our power of description. The j Thousands of copies of the act have Barrie, Out. A marriage on Sept. interests of the pjiblic so far exceed 1 been .throughout the pro- 11109, was prevented by persons "who those of the parties to the controversy 1 vincc, together with pamphlets c.x- shortly before that date had armed: as to render the former paramount, j plaining its workings in detail. In control over the defendant and his I TO this paramount interest, both the -addition public merlin's have been house." As JIT. Frailer was a man; railroad operators and file employees j wherever requested, for the pur- worth about Miss Catherine I should poso of discussing the act and its ito have the marriage a.nniied on Stbte commissions. Thcse commie-! wjth thg people mysclf( by sions, the board suggests, should Perric thj} vested with-practically the same-pow-1 ijy the departmental auditors. In atl- crs over organized labor as public I (ijtiori to 'this hundreds of letters havo ground that he not sane at the time oC its performance. Much litiga- tion followed. A new trial is at pres- ent pending. NOT TEMPERATE IN SPEECH Moncton, N.lt., Nov. Sunday temperance mass roes ting this after- attended by several ministers end prsmiaeiit citizens, broke up in disorder. Dr. Price, M.P.P., called J. editcr of the Transcript, a liar and a scoundrel for some state- ments1 in' his paper, and the latter promptly replied by reiterating them. After another heated controversy be- tween Dr. Price and Rev. H. E. Thom- as, a joint debate was arranged be- tween the two as to which provinc-e, 'New Brunswick or Ontario, had a temperance laws. The meeting called to protest against the ac- tion of certain citizens trying to oust The Chief of Police for enforcing the SERIOUS 'FIRE AT UNITY Unity, Sask., Nov. Satur- day night fire destroyed the Crawford Block 'here, containing the post office. Most of the mail, and about ?4.00 in cash, dropped by the assistant post- mistress in her hurry to escape, was hurned. The jewellery store. Masonic j lodge room, .lohn JlcCorquodale's cut- ters and huggies, were destroyed. There was practically no insurance. ARE AGAINST WHITNEY POLICY Ottawa, Nov. 24. About one thou- sand young French Canadians, the majority from the hut a num- ber from outside places, met iu the Monument National yesterday after- noon, listened to addresses aud pass- ed resolutions expressive oi their pro- test against the new regulations of the Ontario in regard to bl-llngual schools. utilities' commissions exercise over or- ,5rcll written to ratepayers who wrote ganlzed labor and quasi-public corpor- the department for special iniprma- act lui.s been plneed before Ihp people. Dot's that look liki> MTITCV Slnvmt also stated thai it was not only intention ui' this government to give out all the iu- forniatioti possible, bill- that it was their til-sire that all ratepayers I throughout the province should be uc- iqiiainted with tJin provisions oi the i Hural Municipality act. i ''II tlie'papers that are making such statements earc for the information it will be gladly piveii them. II has never been withheld from anyone, ami never at any time has any false or misleading misrepresentation been lie said. "As a matter of fact we welcome all tl.e publicity that we can get, us we believe 'that when tliis act is fully understood there will he many more rural mum-j eipalities established. Already a umn-' her of cases have been brought to, ,our attention where the electors vot-i Jed neaitist the act during the. past; summer because they did nut thor- oughly umiersuiul it, and these elec- tors now wish to have another vote- takrii in order that they may have a rural municipality established under the provisions of the act. Does that look as if we are Forcing this act o" .an unwilling Takiii" up the misrepresentation that is being made of the provisions of the act in many quarters Jlr. Stewart- stated that it is nut the in-( tentiort of the government to discon-j tinuc helping rural mumsipalities in their work of building roads and bridges. i "Such is not the he emphatically. "The act was p; for the purpose of allowing these! rural communities power to deal j with their own local affairs if tlieyj wish to do so, fjnd no action has, or will te taken by the, government to force any of the rural communities to take over all the responsihililv re- gard to their public works. 1 might point out that at the last two an- nual local improvement conventions, called by the association of local im- provement districts of Alberta, tcso- Edmonton, Nov. 2-1 for lutions have been passed calling on la.v'ns square yards of per- tbe government to- pass legislation! paving, at an estimated cost that would permit of rural munici-j will be awarded by the palities being established, the of Edmonton the middle of De- cates in attendance, from all over Forty-one streets will be im- berta, evidently being of the opinion proved -nest year. This is the largest. that the time was opportune when single contract In the history of the To the Electors of the City ofLeihbridge iiui offering myself as a candidate, for al- dennanie honors in the forliieoining' muni- cipal election for these reasons: 1 am an absolute believer in the straight: commission .form of government, with the initiative, referendum and roca.ll. I. am convinced that the ap- pointment of an independent board ol.' police commissioners is an immediate and absolute necessity .in this city. .In my judgment the most; important work for the council of will be tho cart-vino- out of the above named reforms. Generally, if elected I shall serve the interests of the citi- zens with as much energy and intelligence as I apply to my own business. If this statement of iny views and position appeals to your good judgment I ask for your support in my campaign and your vote on election day. L ASQUITH EDMONTON WILL LET CONTRACT FOR NEARLY TWO MILLION DOLLARS WORTH BRANTFORD TRUCKS Ib. Truck, F.O.B. Brantford Ib. Truck, F.O.B. Brantford Guaranteed lo give sntiafuclion LOCAL DEALER WANTED Our representative is now in the in touch 'him through this paper. Brantford Trucks Lethkidge "It is the belief of the con- tluuss the decision, "that in the last analysis, the only solution is to Quali- fy the principle of free contract in the railroad service.1' From this suggectioa, P. .M. Mor- rissey, the representative of the en- gineers, ou the board dissents. While the award dates back to .May J last, and will hold for out: year from that date, Mr. Morrlssey, representing the engineers, has already indicated doubt as to its renewal. Iij the past, with several notable exceptions, the contract, between the roads and the engineers have been renewed annual- r. The attitude of the railroads is out- lined In a statement by President Dan- iel Wlllard, of the Baltimore Ouio Railroad, who represented the rail- roads on the ai'bitratic-n board, is I likewise indefinite as to the future. I "My acceptance of the award as a whole, -does not signify my approval cf all the findings in the said Mr. WiiUiTd. He added that "although the award is not such as the rail- roads had footed nor such as! they felt justified by the tacts, they1 now accept without question the con- clusion which was reached. partment for special infpi tion, and as for as possible the whole berla. such a law should ho in force in Al- SELECT COMMITTEE TO INQUIRE INTO STATUS OF SIR STUART SAMUEL London. Nov. House of Commons has agreed to the appoint- ment of a select committee to eon- Eider tho position oi.' Sir Stuart Mon- tagu Samuel, Radical member for the division of Tower Ham- lets. The committee, over 'which Pre- mier Asquith himself will preside, will decide whether the seal shall be declared vacant. The position to be examined into, arises over Sir Stuart Samuels' connection with the fi'rm of Samuel Mcntagu Co., which pur- chased silver for the Indian Office. Any question of penalties will, of course, be decided by the High courts, the select committee merely passing upon Sir Stuarf's right to continue a member of the House. SENATOR RAYNOR OF MARYLAND 'DIED TODAY AFTER A LING- ERING ILLNESS POST OFFICE SOX 93 Have You Your Storm Windows On Yet Tf Rtfr, R Is flfiofr: ttew pou wore bcrtus tbem ptit on tar winter with'Its cold winds'and snow la now here nnd .slorm windows are a necessity. WE HANDLE THIS CLASS OF WORK TO PERFECTION The Revlo Co. Painters Avenue D. C., Nov. tor Isidore Unyitcr, of Maryland, one the Unitr.i States senate, and a man whose name was ofiered to tlie Balti- more convention by J. Bryan rs a suitable candidaf.fi for the prcsiitan- i tial nomination, died here early 1.0- day at the end of a long illness, re- suiting from continued attacks of neuritis. Senator Hayner had been in a cotiiato-SR .state since last, iicsday with one or two rallies, ris severe illness rovercd a period of jihoiit six fiatins from the ei- foris made in the joint political de- bate with Boutkc at Balti- more, late in September. Physicians fiomnrllfvJ him (o iriim iVift campaign at once after that, and he returned to his Washington hcme, where he died at o'clock this morninc. i For over five roars Senator Raynec' liad been a.sufferer fvom neuritis, the! al tacks ettcn LoaJkinjr his work ardu-' ous an.? painful. His dcntb crralte a! vaoanry jn thr sriiatc which vi> rilled hy a ropuhlk-an through appoinlnvnt by (lovenior oush, of Maryland. While tV.c U-giK- lature nf tli.it state is tlr.mornitlc, it, does not mwt this winter and the appoint nu-iit j paving business in Canada. The im- provement, program, which is under the direction of the board of com- njissioners, also includes f.he estab- lishment, of a uitmieipal-ott-iied paving plant, costing This means that, iu the future thu iiinnicipaiily DIDN'T TAKE "EDMONTON'S MAY- OR LONG TO DO THE TRICK Edmonton, Nov. George S. Armstrong, who is not a candidate for ru-elecUon; Samuel head of. a bridge contracting; firm; A. Farm- ilo of the Edmonton Trades and Labor council, and representatives of the steel workers, settled a strike of seven, weeks' duration on the bridge across the1 Saskatchewan river, at their first conference, which, occu- pied less than 20 minutes. The con- tractors agreed to pay 50 cents an hour for -nine 'hours to The former scale was 45 cents an hour for IU hours. The men arc now ai. work. The structure will be used by compete 'with independent con- tractors and piivlns companies for a j Ih0 Canadian PaciJic. railway company i slice of 'the local business. Tbe city in saining; entrance to its new nassen- SOME CLEAVAGE AT OTTAWA, JUDGING BY REPORT SUBMIT- TED TO PARLIAMENT is arranging to develop gravel de- posits in this outskirts of the city and has tho lirst call on extensive beds of iisphaltum, recently discovered 38 j miles north of Edmonton., on the line of the transcontinental road. Ottawa, Nov. report of the librarians of Parliament has been laid before both houses, uud contains evi- A woman often thinks she regrets ger station on Jasper avenue, from the south, side. A number of men were imported -recently to take the place of the strikers, but refused to work after reaching the city. all, we go to college to deuce of a sharp passage of arms be- Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Works SIMPSON AND NEEDS, Preps Importers of Scotch Granite __ti........... Mh St. S., nonr 3rd Avo. Lctl.bridge. will hold thrnuph thu .opening session j YOU WILL BENEFIT BY GETTING ni OUR uc.ivc Ul ,t auttiii j.c.Dnafet: ui aiuib til0 lovor she only regrets the! tweea the librarians and tho civil ser- do la Rochefoucauld.I goylc. vicp commissioners. Mr. IU. J. Grif- fin and .Mr, Decelless include in. their report the following pointed para- graphs: is u. pressing necessity of ob- taining some practical, and at least partially trained, assistance for the service law, -which it is. hoped may be remedied speedily by special legisla- tion. "The civil service commissioners hav-e been taking a. view of the law which the librarians are unable to agree in any particular, and whieh they deem to bo entirely contrary to the original intention and present correct, meaning of the act. "The act. provides for two separate seU of rules, giving the library admin- istration ser. for the rcftcss and one for th-e session. If inconveniences and differences of opinion must neces- sarily arise, ;is they have arisen, the librarians have ventured to aslt for such an amendment to the act. :is may make tlu; .idministratton of the li- brary more satisfactory, pending the revision- of the whole civil .service act, which seems to be generally tie- sired in tlie public Yes, a (tor all. Michigan Gar- DUKE OF CONNAUGHT'S AUTOMOBILE SMASHED Swerves off Road and Crashes Into Steel Work of Is Shaken Ottawa, Nov. automobile belonging to His Roynl Highness the DiiUo of Con naught, m an acci- dent Jit the Diitferln bridge, Now Ed- inburgh, u swerved off the road being driven toward RldEim hall and crashed into tho steel work of the bridge, the car, wbicb is one of ttia several which His Koyal Highness brought over from England, being baitly 'damaged. No one way In tho automobile at tho timo 'but. tho chauf- feur, aud ho escaped with a shaking up. INTERURBAN IS APPROVED Nov. officials nf the Alberta ihtcrurban Railway ra- rolved Advices today to tho effect that the Minister of ItaUwnya Iwa approv- ed of the route of the road. The concern is made up of local capital- ists an company proposes to iro-ii southern Alberta with a system of electric roads N o v e m her and December Sailings Lake Manitoba, Montreal to Liverpool ............Wednesday, Nov. 20 Lake Michigan, Montreal to London ................Sunday. Nov. 24 Empress of Ireland" Friday, Nov. 29 Empress of Britain St. John to Liverpool .........Friday, Dec. 13 Empress of Ireland WEEKLY SAILINGS Friday, Dec. 27 LOWEST RATES Unequalled Second, Third Claae, Complete details on application. Berth reservations can now be made with any Railway or Steamship Agent for Christmas ahfps, or write J. S. CARTER, Gen'l. Agt., 210 Portage Ave., Winnipeg. Canadian Pacific Railway Home Visitors' Excursions -TO- I T United States Points Return Faro from Letlibridge Minneapolis or St. Paul Duiuth Chicago, ?fil.IO Kansas City CORnESPONDING "ARES TO MANY OTHER POINTS. TICKETS ON SALE DECEMBER 1st to 3Ut, 1912. RETURN LIMIT THREE MONTHS FROM DATE OF ISSUE. For further particulars call on S. B. Mitchell, Ticket Agent, Letlibrtdge, or to R. G. McNEILLIE, District Passenger Agent, Canary. ;