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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 26, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta By-Law No A 1Y.I.AW RESPECTING THE LKTHBRIOGE RADIAL TRAM. WAY WHEREAS The Lethbridge Radial Tramway Company has been incor- porated by a special Act of the Legis- lative Assembly, for the Piovmce, of Alberta, 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 streo. railway line within tne City of Lech bridge and also a surburban hn..> out- "of toe said city and connecting IT IS HEREBY ENACTED AS FOLLOWS: 1 The Company are hereby grant r-fl the right and privily to c_ r struct, complete, maintain and oper double and single track railways with the necessary switches turnouts, cross-overs, conduits asd all appliances 10 the running of cars, carriages an other vehicles adapted to die sarn rovided thev do not impede or inter- ere wtth the cars of the Company unning thereon. ii are to commence running ID w n aU routes iioi later, if the Ot> the City and it reaches the The Company shall have ;he hen-of. or any December, A. D., 1909, at' .the City Offices inihe City of Lethbrwge be- tween the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon eight o clock in the afternoon. Done and passed in Council tms> day of A. D. 1909. ....................Mayor ........Secretary Treasurer. same-'manner as other taxes arfe pay- levied and collected'by Statute or or By-law of the City. this By-law come into effect. on the day of A. D. 1909 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That the above true copy of tliinc V" reasonably to have Ven anticipated by them. 16 The Company shall of By-law, or any such Win, withLa two years from the v-Uf. then this By-law and any made herc-urider shall be from the lines of track Beginning at the minster Road and _ The Road, Sad north the City UlJij from the date hereof. may, on giving notice in writing'to' the'Company at least fr Months -prior to the extern of the said term of twenty five or twenty years, mention- hereof of its intention so to do, as JuSe the ownership of that part of OIP Company's Street Railway Sys tern, plant, machinery and real and personal property, situate within the City and without the City within radius of ten miles thereof (provided Bv-law which has been introduced and which may b? finally passed by the Council in the event of the con- sent of the Burgesses being obtained thereto after one month from the day of November A D 1909 being the date of the first publication thereof n the "Lethbridge and that he vote? of the Burgesses will be taken upon the propoa.-d Bv-law on the Sixth day of December A D JL909 between the hours of nine o clocK in the forenoon and eight o'clock in the afternoon, in the City offices at the 6 That the'votes of the Burgesses duly qualified to vote oa this By-law shall be taken on the 6th day of De- cember A D 1909 at the City offices in the City of Lethbridge between the hours of nine o'clock in the forenoon and eight o'clock in the afternoon. Don? and passed in Council this day of A 1) 1909. Mayor NOTICE IS Sf-cretary-Troasurer HEREBY GIVEN That the above is a true copy f By-law which has been introluced -ami which may be finally pas3 c b tht1 Council in the event of r.hj con SL nt of the Burgesses being oot-ainc thereto after one month from Ui .909 City of Lethbridge. GEO. ROBINSON, r i ritie-. That it the greet work have to do. They niter fi. body city. and to run tneir cars, and carry passengers and weight on the same by electric power. _ 2 The construction of any nne o: railwav 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 otner from appliances shall have been submitted to am? approved of by the City Engm- Such railway shall be laid down on the established grade, if any, of the streets on which it is- to be con- structed, and shall be laid in such a manner that carriages and other ordinary vehicles can easily and free- lv the same, and shall be built so as to interfere as little as prac- ticable with all public uses of said streets. n Should the grade oi any street, or part thereof, not be established at the time of the construction of sucn railway thereon, then the Company will if possible, so soon as sucn grade is established, lay the said railway to such 'established grade. 4 The guage of such railway shall be four feet, eight and one-haL inches. 5 The Company shall, as soon as possible, during and after construc- .'tion work in all cases, remove all surplus earth and other material dis- placed in the course of any excava- tion and track laying, as well as ail debris, so as to'leave the streets re- stored as nearly as practicable M their original save for the work so constructed. 6 The coaches and cars used upon said railway shall be new, modern and thoroughly and substantially and suitable at all seasons for the safety, convenience and comfort of the passengers, and shall 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 that have eration' at .least three within the salt the track above In addition to the ed therewith, and subject to any ri otherwise) of any have power streets 01 the or otherwise use ,5 to enable it under this fail of By-law, or any part thereof accommodation of tne p vided by in anv one 0{ two successive month hereafter be granted to it in so as such rights and privileges are not exclusive, until the City shall give the said six months notice and take over and pay the value within iiz months of ascertaining the aame ai aforesaid. The City shall- after the expiration of the said term of twenty or twenty-five years only have the right to "take over the said railway at the end of each succeeding five years, and at BO intermediate period. 24 The City shall not during the term in which the Company shall have the exclusive right to exercise the powers aforesaid, grant any per- mit or franchise to any other person or persons, or corporation, for the operation of a street car system m the city or in any way. authorize the construction of a street railway iys- tem within the city. The Street Railway Company be liable for any loss or injury that any person may sustain hy rea- son of any carelessness, neglect or misconduct of their agents or aer- vant? in the maintenance, manage- ment, construction or operation pi The estimate amount of such ex- penditure being Forty-six Thousand Dollars AND WHEREAS it is deemed ad- visable to raise by way of loan on the credit oi the City of Lethbridge the said eum of Forty-six Thousand Dol- lars AM) WHEEEAS it is expedient that the said loan bear interest al such rate not to exceed the rate of four and a half per centum per annum (4 1-2 p.c. p. a.) as the Council may by by-law hereinafter determine, to be paid half-yearly, arrd 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. AND "WHEREAS the value- oi the rateable property in the City of Leth- bridge according to the revised asiessment was CIV 3 W AUAAi-k-k rights granted AND WHEREAS the amount-of the may existing debt of the City of Lethbridge outside of debts due for current ex- penses is the sum of no instalment of principal or interest thereof being in arrears.. AND 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 .-jinking fund for the payment of the debt created by the said debentures, way. Yours respectfully, "IMPERIALIST." for "which" the House of Lords will city Joto reject the Budget. M. Wd, the The conclusion I am forced to draw from the tone adopted by you is.that the Canadian Liberal party is Social- istic in its policy. If this is not so. I shall be glad of a reasoned dis- claimer from you, accompanied by a lucid account of what Canadian Lib- eralism amounts to. It will be read with interest and profit alike by many of your leaders in the same position as myself, vrno are, political- ly speaking, at the dividing of These are St. Louis, Brooklyn and York. Charles W. Murphy, of Chicago club is said to have agreed a-it'h John D. Brush of tne and1C H. Ebbetts of the Brook- support Ward, Murphy's; can- yn 11 date John Hart, having, refused to considered It is understood that iSCOwm leave Cincinnati. party were as a body so much in ac- cord with Sir "Wilfrid Laurier, as op- posed to the "rank and file ot.tke Eng- J lish Radical party, .who are com- pletely out of: sympathy with all he is supposed to stand for, that I would have required no persuading to back him up in his policy in Imperia1 matters. But when I see a paper like the Lethbridge Herald, edited by an ac- credited and recognized Liberal, in season and out 'of season, through thick and thin, cramming its-columns AN AGE0 WOMANH New Orleans, La., Nov. panied by her twenty-seven children and thirty-two grand children, Mrs. Hannah Gould, ninety-two years oia, passed through here en route to BerK- elev Cal., where a family reunion of her" 175 children, grandchildren and great-grand will be held. with the controversial utterances of the present Imperial Chancellor ci the Exchequer, and excluding every word on the other side, as it it were the last woid in home politics, I find Temple cup from the Baltimore pen- ant winners. Since then he has been pratlcing law but has been active li baseball matters. R N W. M. P- MAN WAS BANQUETTED Regina, Nov. A. Blake, after twenty-two years active service In the Mounted Police retired today. Blake served in South Africa, receiv- ing a medal. He was tonight banquet ted and presented with a testimonla by his comrades. the century mark, Mrs. Gould not only enjoys good health, but is sprightly BOY TAGGED AND SHIPPED Kingston, Nov. seven-year- s 52 a, of the country, and .arrived here over the Louisville and Nashville from Washington with her fifty-nine chil- dren, occupying a special tourist car. At Berkeley, Mrs. Gould's home, was was goin from the Orphan's home. He was happy and had a good sized market basket with him, filled with good vear, or if such )Ugh no default for four .g Com- Company s m> d th hall indemnify and hold months the Corn- line or of railway whenever he sU-urn it and the Company will. v.Jien in any pativ the "aid Corporation of the City of Lethbridge from any dam- e that may be claimed by property pany then for the Com- Lethbridge harmless, any cam- liTany one year, or snoum by property Snv make default Q. iour months m talon account of the laying 01JKJHT this By-law, or the made in pursuance said Company be of the] priv and >V AJt-J-l.t, V T.A, f 11 T ATT Pill UllC P1 and the Company wili. vhen 3ftid Company able, during Miy '5r-, at _tho uireo- ileges and rights f tioi, of the Ch-rt of th, lire in auch event the a off nil ekT.rie cumin on street or i.nui "n 1J After dark iSi cars shsil he p'1-- vided with colo v signal iisrhts c.-.n- sp'cuously :n ficrii ar.fl ar of t-he cars. 11 No cars vhail ?i -p on ih'j longer than is necessary to allow passengers TO ieiv: inr-ir the