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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Uthbridge Daily Herald NO. 287. TO FERN1E KNOCKER Donald McNabb, Sher- man's Organ POSTAL DCFICIT United C., XaV; report for the natal year end- ieg 30th, IT. S. Ur geuttml Meyer the total re- fpr UM as ghowiAe a deficit of iifc from fire, burglary, of ajtabiiaiuaeeit of 1 be two cent rate of postage between the XL 3, and the United Kingdom will it is stated have the effect of bringing1 ab- out greater postal receipts. THEY MUST HANG Will Not Favor B. C Donald-McXabb did not nave a vtry large audience >o near him on Saturday evening-at JLheiLabor Hall. T. W. Hanrahau on belug voted to ifce cnair, called on the Labor candi- date for the Ajueably to Alte (giving several reasons wny ibe should be small, Hr- McNkbto devoted his attention-to an aiticle copied in the Daily Herald from the District Lodger, H. Sher man's paper" at Fernie. The article he said, did not aonoy him but he wanted, to lilt the false impression it might teavc on -some people's He was out'on straight lines ot either of the old par- OPENED Aldermen and Cunningham Defend Actions Salary Increases Chief Topic Small Attendance acquiring coal lands near by oil this Ottawa, Nov. Cabinet in The firtit guns, hi the municipal con- test were firc-cl on Saturday night in the Labor Teiyple, When the roar and fcmoke ol both the mounted and sit- ting artillery there was no indication of much damage being done. That the interest is .not keen yet, was shown by the meagre attendance which was not above thirty. T. W. Harirahan who -had been chairman of the Labor meeting preceding, occupi- ed the cliuir. The North Ward candidate, Arthur me at the beginning oi the year for they weeded the They would best city in likely break even on the year'b Kales by selling the reniaiudtr at the prices now prevailing. If elected he promised to do his best as heretofore to Lethbridge what it should be, the West. In reply to an inquiry from Mr. he said that he would not move to j educe Mr. salary un- til he had investigated the case. He would give au- employee an increase council decided not to interfere in the Fiayn0> was first upon. He case ot two Briti-sh Columbia murder briefly his intention of side of the river and since Engineer Smith bad advised the use of steam units, he now believes it is necessary to remove it to the bottom. Tho arc light circuit of greet lights which lud been on his programme for two years had twice been cut out on account of lack of funds. But the engineer was reporting on a circuit which could be installed when the electric plant is removed. Fifty lights were ordered to be put on the streets and were being put up as WINNIPEG MARKET QUIET Prices Likely to Drop When Navi- gation Closes Winnipeg, Nov. Saturday market was a quiet one with not much demand for anything except spot cash wheat, for which premiums of 1-4 to 3-8 were paid, while the demand for ordinary cash was light. Liverpool was steady, but there are now indications that when naviga- tion closes there will be some drop in the market for a time at least, and a quiet demand. Just how much the drop will or how long the MORALS OF an quietness will continue is keeping the wise ones guessing at present. ere, John J'artello, a negro, hunc, a Chinaman, under o be hanged on Dec. 18. will therefore take its course. WANT TROPHIES FOR SEED FAIR! un and was not a liberal brraTory heeler. He was not aware that, i Independent Labor party hid solicit ed the Socialist" party to take the stump and thought there were brains enough in the Labor party to make the people understand line political action. He did not wish to have any dissension whatever in the ranks of the workingmen .and ha always trwd V settle any difficulties that had 'arisen. The knocker from Fernie" as th and Lee sentence The law yotin ip Councji jn the interests of Ward The dty and not Qf thg North He thought a fair wage clause in all contracts svas fair hoth to laborers and 4o contractors, Con- veniences' and other market improve- ments were suggested sa as to encour- age the farmers to trade here. Re- garding the salaries, T h said that he believed iu paying good salaries in leturn for good work but some of the incieases recently given had been too high. His policy regarding water, sewer and light was to make the ex- penditure where the revenue would come from. King announced himself as a "volunteer an0 as a champion f o fair play and equal rights. He de nied that "he wanted to get a certain official fired but he keep then to their duty and not let them run iluectors of the Agricultural L cjty proof that he was DO Tke Ajnctteal Soddy May Had (Ms Over TiOty that been the left of two dollars a day if he was worth He howey. r, latter might better Uavo o thf new Council. Aid. Cunningham-clainif-d to be re- ponsible for over the dif- culty when Mr. Robinson resigned ut did not think he-'would have vot- :1 for salary pres- nt at the he. ad- nitted that the position was well especially under vorth that he present circumiUnee1- of Govern- nent by a' city Councill The city is petting to be governed jy a paid commission.- As it is now the Council the load to the shoulders of the heads, of depart- ments. The Supt. Reid and Engineer Arnold rcic justifiable as they were well worth the money, Refering to his own" particular de- partment, Aid. Cunningham said he quickly as possible. Regarding' the debentures, he said that it was necessary to seii some of the 5 por cent, debentures for 90 1-4 and his only kick was that the Coun- cil had allowed some of the 6 per cents, to go in at the same price. He was not. a' candidat ef or re-elec- tion but was glad of an opportunity :o give an account of his work as he Uad tried to serve the city faithfully, fearlessly and honestly. In reply to a question from Mr. Cunningham said he was not in favor of waiting until men ask for increas es before granting them. He thought too, that tho raises had been con sisteut as Mr. Fleetwood should hav got an increase. The audience appre diated heartily the turn on Mr. King He expressed -his regrets to Mr Frayne that his plans for the fire pr POPE IS ILL Relapse Causes Suspended Rome, Nov. of a se- cre cold Pope has suffered a re- apse which is causing some anxiety Owing to a slight fever he is obliged o remain in bed. All audiences have n suspended. Branch Of Temper- ance and Moral Reform League Formed The suppression oi the social evil in the city was the chief topic oi dis- cussion last night at in Wesley Church for meeting held the organ! ML- AMENDMENTS TO LIQUOR ORDINANCE To Be Asked For By the Temperance People Of Alberta Herald seems to be well acquainted 'with said Mr Nabb. J'when he says that my Mc- chief fault is that I am a IJbenJ. of the Simmon! school. I was one who fought hard against Simmons and for 'Sherman 'three years ago and Society-Iisld meeting of .the l-ut to Qnci fauit with th year on Saturday night. 1 Council, :he gave the mayor cred The details in connection with the for being a good mayor and having annual seed fair were talked over atjdone work and made the city some length. The date will be set to fight 'it out on thc-same lines again. The liberals wanted me president of 'qw( pi their ttsso- 'datiou-but I refused and told them I -going support the TLabor cabdidate. I do not "feel, sore at be- ing called a Liberal 'ie nnd >This is a pro- lew years-ago what Le The speaker then- explained why trades unionism in its conflict with capital found it necessary jto_ go into politics. the Assembly at Edmonton he said that members wen? straightforward, but they_ did not undorsuiud the needs of. the working .having lived m a different sphere. Labor needs a representative t> uxi.Saiii-i.uc necessity of legislation for the work- ingman. by C. McKillicaa, of the Seed Branch Department to suit his con- venience fair, will_b- held in the city, market. Ways -to induce the fanners to take a greater interest in the fair were "discussed. Two ov three of the members piestnt pointed out how a, trophy- could be procured.' It was finally decided to dratf a circu- lar letter to be presented to-the bus- iness men citizens set- ting, Jtprfh. the, with- ta view to getting i few "trophies for'com- petition and grains. various classes It is likely that to be- coine the property of the exhibitor each trophy wil Jiave-to be won two or three'years in succession. 'How- restrictions "will be dictated donor. The "protests entered T. Mc- Caugherty'were not .sustained. Mir McCaughVrty was refunded his pro- test lees, The matter of handing over the con- work progressive by building sidewalks and trading had given the city the police force in the west, he- Council did..: well to start the narket, and by'building a new stand- >ipe and giving better fire protection. Coming to what he said was the main- thing, he accused Aid. Ives of )eing the champion of the cause of alary raising and of having bulldoz- d the Council to his ways. It was not Business to increase a man's sal- ary at once. He noticed that not advocate, giving the corporation' .laborers three dpi lars" a lay. He had nothing against the sec- retary-treasurer but he thought the matter of his increase of salary ishould have been left to the next Council. If he is elected Mr. King prom] sed to move-to have the salary xeducul and said he has-the support of Aid. Hut- tori. "Speaking of the mattter of the sew- er to his new houses on Coutts St., the speaker said that if the Council had been as prompt ia giving him fair in increasing salaries had tried to handle the lire depart- ment in a business-liki? way to. get tangible results. By "the end of Jan- uary when the fire' hall1 is completed, tho city will be, entitled to a reduc-; tion of twenty-five cents on their insurance rates. -This is- estimated to mean a saving to the. city of between anj) 'in _ rates. Outside of the- hall, the capifcl expenditure had been only so that the peo- ple would save itv all. in one year besides having increased protection. At first he had opposed the remov- al of the eU-ctric "plant" to the river- bottom on accountfol tho coal supply. But since the GounciT'liad considered tection of North Ward had not been materialized more rapidly. his intention to have the lt was old hose waggon fitted up, and to have a po- la the course' of his address in the Baptist and Presbyterian Churches 1 yesterday stationed at the fire hall j pectively, morning and evening res- Rev. W. G- W. Fortune, which would have a telephone and the policeman would be in touch with the local-brigade. He thought the school boys should'be-organized.into a: fire brigade arid that the'city should! get two thousand more feet of hose. Answering Mr. .Brown Pipes' query about the granting of a franchise to a company for an electric tramway, the speaker said that he was not in favor of granting franchises at all secretary of the Alberta Temperance and Moral Reform League, spoke of the amendments to the Liquor License Ordinance that will be asked for in January when the Legislature meets and asked the electors present to sign the petition for them; One of these amendments dcmawls that the license inspector be requir- ed to take on affidavit that the re- quirements of tho law are fulfilled be- and tie city can well handle these a ncense is recommended. Anoth tion of a branch of the Alberta Tem- perance and Moral Heiorm League. Rev. W. G. W.'Fortune, the secretary of the league for the province was present and in the course of his re- marks stated there was a neces- sity for a branch here to combat an evil that would soon ilauut itself in the face oi the city until it'would be as bad as some British Columbia towns and would be a disgrace and a menace to the city. The electors of the city should-pledge their can- didates for Mayor and Aldermen to eliminate the evil and if the candi- dates offering would not do so they should get men who would. One of those present stated that the people of the city did not realize the position of affairs. There are ten of these houses in and around the city and every one is selling liquor illicitly as the two must go together. The meeting was held after the reg ular church services and was repre- sentative o'f the different congrega- tions of the city. A branch, was or- ganized with the following iflicers: President, W. Secretary- Treasurar, D. H. Elton; Executive Committee, ,1. D. Higinbotinuii, Galbraith, C. McClenaghan, Vir- tue, Father Van Tighem, C. A. grath, M.P.; and Jos. Tuff, Ma- large concerns by a paid, commission. The Mayor had said that the .com- pany he was in was willing trons- electric tramway -charter- to trol of the grounds to the city 'came ralepayers wou'ld think better 0 tiiem. If the given in salary before -the meeting. In the opinion He advocated gokernm-jnt the directors such, a course should ship and operation of avlrtieu. taken.- Ihe'ckseTwill be presented the Government, were operatimr, the I jpembers of the society at'their mines and railways the which will" be held in this district would not haveL probability the'second week been idle so and j-cople December. east would not have prices for eastern coal, freight'rates were the local operators to -The government shou'ti bring such the C.P.R. to time ership would cut out of middle-1 Hcnry nicks, .the man chargeU to lay Lljrj The- 3 to dcwn. 1 HICKS COMMITTED :v Great Interest Shown in the Case of Alleged Murderer Winnipeg, Man., with in the men who are limiting t-nonj.cos l ro- jtho mura-Cr of Eccles Lennox fits, could operate at less c. P. R. sleeping car "Shuswap" on thereby enabling the workingnmn, to the night o{ >joV. 17th, was formally purchase more oi what he produced! comnuttwr Trial -at- Gloss- o Cnpital is a good thing and preliminary bearing of his case increases had been spent_ in Xorth Ward, the electors of that part wouV: be singing the Council's praises. Taking to" himself some remarks i he Dad's Council column of the Ker d, Mr. King-said that he was as apable of handling the larger prob- ems'.a's any businessman in the city The early-closing by-law was d cribed as being no good, giving fa- drs to the few, causing ructions, and atisfying no one. denied being the author of the etter signed trWorkiniTman" in the not be' one to do away with it. the magistrate on Saturday af it ia putting the screws on too hcird tcrnoon> and it is time to check it. witnesses 'examined JSatur After a tilt with one of the Social- dayr gave 'evidence largely corrobor he frankly stated amid applause ative of the important that he. was no Socialist, and he not going to "advocate what he did not believe or understand. Remanded For Trial (Special to'the'Herald) Oaresholm, Nov. Dahltn, charged on the information of James HcKinney with committing "perjury at the recent Option vote to day, before the Justice of the and was remanded for trisxl fore the Supreme Court. Similar cases afainst R. WicVham, W. Mur- ray, Dr. Tapper and Thomas Dun- can will be heard on Tuesday. points o the case; brought. out most interesting; features were''- th reading of Hicks' signed statement which he denies having sr-n at time and having been in the air on the Shuswap" any time on the night in question, and Thomas Cooper's" ovulence -in which .he described" the totrtot to him. Not since the C. IV R- strike has there been such a crowd linerf in front of tho Kupcrt' St. police sta- NEARINGTHE CAPITAL any: Had' money g'b ahead, with it. Aid. Ives prefaced his reamrks by saying that he was prepared to take his full share of the responsibility er that minors and interdicts be coin pelled to give evidence in court as to where they secured liquor. A third is- that in the act a dwelling, touse a separate dwelling and: in" habited at least three months prev- ious to the application for a 1'conse. Fourth, that.bars be closed on Christ inas Day, Good Friday and 'i.hanks- Tor the actions of the council whether I he had the measures or hot. -He ridiculed the street talk that he was resigning- to get the city solicitoTship. At some length he defended the sal- gave many interesting cases bearing giving Day. Fifth that, clubs be not licensed to sell liquor and sixth that in the local option votes, a bare ma- jority only be required. j: of .these, Hr. Fortune LOCAL BUDGET M. Freeman has a splendid display of'Arrow Lake Fruit at his office in the Whitney Block. The Sunny Ik'lt Grain and Elevator have remo.v ed their offices Bryan'Block, Mrs. N. T. Macleod and her three children left on the local to spend, a short holiday at Calgary. The correspondence regarding the formation of a hockey league of the Crow's Nest Pass has been handed to the Y. M. C. for consideration. A Chinaman appeared at the Police Court this morning charged Herald but endorsed, its sentiments. In reply to a question by Mr. Quigley le said he favored a fair wage'cause, n nil contracts. He admitted to Mr. Ritchie that he had .not considered what to do about the cas- well': He told Mr. Tuckwell that he People Panic-Stricken Is Deserting Port Au Prince, The victorious rebels under General Simon are advancing rapidly, on. the j capital and if they succeed in mak- ing their way into Port Au .Prince, it is feared that they will loot the city. The populace here is panic stricken. All the Tmsiness houses are closed and putting up their h'utters. Men arc protecting their res- idences by barricading the doors and windows and every foreigner in the aiy increases saying that the posi- tions were paid the salaries. If the men could not fill the positions, the council would find men who could. The business of the city had increas- on the points and showing the reason ablcness and sense of the amendments Referring to the Claresholm contest, he said it was a moral victory in view of the corruption practised by ed so that a increase in the sal- the liquor forces. The brewers and distillers of ths country have subscrib ed a fund of to Gght local option in Alberta. With every Pro- testant Church pledged to support local option and the leaders of the Roman Catholic Church fighting shoulder to the forces shoulder with of temperance city has put up over his property .the I flag .of hi: deserted. nation. The .markets are The country people who just to tion awaiting und jostling there dur- ing hearing. COLLEGE BURNED .Berlin, Ont., Nov. The old portion .of St. Jerome's College was this morning. in their night low- fa The pupils os- clothes. The POOL ROOM CALGARY YWUNIST table Trwpfc h Gerwury London, Xov. A- Bcriirr- lies- patch -says, Kathlwm Farlow, the young Calgary violinist, achieved 'great triumph at Blucthnor TIall, Sat urday- night-. She WAR recalled tweh- could devote six -or seven hours a day to municipal matters if it were neces- sary and that he favored union labor having paid more iu get a house built by union labor a contract without that clause would have cost. _ Ex.-Ald. .who is also an ox-mayor, announced that ho was o candidate for the Council but was not anxious to be elected as he knew what "the electors would expect of an alderman this year. He recognir.ed however, that the city is at a verjr important stage in its history and that it is the duty of every citizen who has ability, time and experience to do his best for the city. The past Council done very good work although like any other human organization they had made a The rapid tlevelop- come in every morning wu- produce ,11- iV l> have ned precipitately, leaving theirjlt goods behind them. According to the] latest report by courier rebels j will reach Lcogane today. Leogane is 20 miles to the West of Au Prince and the road between hers and ary of the official who combined sev- eral offices in one was not out of proportion, and he asked his hearers to compare the work of the city office year with what it was last year. The increases given the secretnry- treasurer, the superintendent and the city enguieer do not nearly make up the salary that the; manager of tho Electric Company got.- Ho had at first opposed giving the increases af- ter the estimates had been made but was pointed put to .him that profits of the electric plant had been reckoned allowing for the man- ager's salary and as these men were doing his" work, he thought it.only! it amJ tnc people rule. ing abusive language to a police of- :'r. He remanded until Thurs- day to enable him to secure legal advice. The teachers and pupils of Westmin ster Sunday School have decided to hold their first annual Xmas tree en- tertainment on December 23rd. Wednesday evening, Santa Glaus, bring- ing his usual presents and good cheer will be present, tertainment will them] were of a number of A feature of the en- be the contribution each oi the classes bound to win and the barroom soon go. The prohibition Alberta will be different what it was twenty-three years hen public sentiment was not will to ago, behind it. The law will be enforced as strictly as the license law is en- forced because the people will demand y them for doing his work, better to have (Continued on Buck Page.) VERY STRINGENT REGULATIONS Passed By Government Re- garding Cattle Ship- ment of this -year is not all to the present council as the Coun- cils? by practising economy had put the city in a nnanciai position to go ahead and spend large sums this year. ments Ottawa. Nov. order in coun cil, passed Saturday, provides that no ship from any American port with cattle on board will touch any 'Canadian no Canadian rattle with hereafter boj expm'ted to Europe except from Can- adian ports, that, no vessel clearing left the matter for the new council. But all the members present at the council had voted for it. Regarding the gas-well, Mr. Ivesj said they would sell the pipe and fix the hole so ns not to be liable for damages. The council had been blam cd for not paying for the hole but the people now saw that they had done right. Answering Mr. Williams' kick about the water not being laid on London Road, he said it was the intention to May the duplicate main pipe lino on that street nml there was no use in laying two lines. The Council had gone as fast as possible and building on their of cases- tbo next Council could do better. He harl for six months advocated a com- ttfion as it was impossible for men! In spite of the extremely inclement wcathor, Knox Church was filled" with an attentive audience. The specia music of the service included a vrel rendered solo by Mr. G. E. Fleming a quartette. which will be unknown to the rest of he school. A. Niven and A. Morris have bought the Eureka Theatre from Prof. Mason and have taken charge today.. .Jioth gentlemen are well known in the city, and are undertaking the management with a determination to conduct a strictly up-to-date, high class amuse- ment house. They will make vaude- ville a special feature. This week "Thaton Duo" in "Tho man that looks like me" is to be presented. This party have just finished a six weeks' tour of the west and put on a first class performance. SMALLPOX IN LONDON London, Ont.. Nov. the discovery of two mild cases am- ong the pupils of the collegiate insti- tute, the hoard of education has or- dered the school to be closed for a j week. In the meantime it will be dis Hamilton Tigers Beat Varsity Toronto, Kov. Tigers of Hamilton won the rugby football 1 infected. The disease is hclieved to championship at Toronto by a score have come to the city from Dorches- ter township where aic a num- be allowed to port, and that FISHER AT ROME The jity has been well financed a Canadian port with cattle still has a good margin of United States porU will per- power. i mitted to Canadian rattle on One of the. bijr -problems for that no vessel which has Council was the locating ot the touched a port in any oC the pla STABBED IN Chatham, Nov. 20.-In a bruUi iy times and fight in. a-pool room.yesterday ft or- aroused great Jame. BurWgh stabbed E-jOit Friday she played with s.gnc wi Brahms noon svr-'cess before critical audiences at electric plant ,fhich would to he i states will bo allowed for a period of overhauled and put on. a thoroughly j twenty-one days to take cattlo from The government has boun advised that th-; Canadian T'acific Railway is up-tc-dat.r basis to be a profitable, investment. He did not blame the Council for to time that the public work is proporly tlonf. Tt will be monoy spent to have a paid com- mission. The city had one of the cleanest police forces wnd one of the el i-a nest cities in Alberta. Aid. Tves in conclusion answered Afr. King's usual questions, and re- marked that Mr. King now had two ambitions to get on the Council, Fleet- wood and Ives. He ;domed that the early closing by-law had been chang- ed since it was passed and they had done everything possible to make it an early-closing by-law. He closed with a hearty tribute to Speaks Faretga Dde gates Te fastitrte London, Nov. Rome des- patch says Sydney Fisher re- turned thanks on behalf of the for- eign delegates for the reception ac- corded delegates to the International Institute of Agriculture in Italy, amlj remarked that it was the aspiration j rotary Root will recover. .awadhart, to carry American cattle the worth and work of >fayor Hen- of 21 to 17, over Varsity team. Ful- ly ten thousand people attended the game at. Rosedale grounds. Varsity 2ml defeated Hamilton Ti- gers 2nd, by Parkdalc beat Montreal at Montreal. SIR WILFRID IS BACK Ottawa. Mov. Sir Wilfrid and Lady Laurier returned to Ottawa this afternoon from New York, where i it., .-.r Hie tne 1'nmni.T ten holidays. He has been, benefitted by the trip and is in the of health. best of the delegates to do ROOT TO SUCCEED PLATT Albany, N. Y., Nov. Sec- will be elected by the all in their Legislature on January iuth. as Im- permanent j it ed States Senator to succeed Thorn- power to establish on a basis the success of the groat workU C. Platt, was practically to which they hart set their hands. oy politicians here tomgbt ;