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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - October 7, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOU'MK VI. I.eilibridgc. AibtrU. Tuenday, Octolxr 7, 1913 'CENTS Xnmber 252 PHILADELPHIA BASEBALL TEAM DEFEATED NEW YORK 6 TO 4 TODAY RAILS TO HUDSON PAT 'ALMOST A'-RpALITY AT, LAST, GRAIN -ON: ANCIENT ROUTE Mayor Opposed 'Proposal.but Aldermen Agreed to Fifteen Cents-Reduction After waiting, about seven months, ind alter ft controversy be- tween Mayor liardie end Aid. Hamil- ton, yesterday approved t rcconinieno'atloti made by City En- BlrieoTBlincba'fd in annual re- port last February that too cost of the ccaUsold by Dine to the power plaut be were aljove TENDERS FOR. THE BIG TUNNEL Hat, Oct. den. for the constn.cUen ot the Immense tunnel tor the South- em Alberta Land Co., at the foot1 of Suake Valley, Jiavo fceeu receivcdanj opened. Janae Ilros, lloower ff Hughes, and Crane, of Cnlgnry anil. Cards and Chlndale Hanson, of tendered. The report of the local eng.ii- per ton to The ducllcn will'-date frojii; January, 1, isiV v "Tliu subject waa lutroduccd by'Aid. ciairman of the. light, jxjwer and etrecl railway committee, who presented a motion that the cost toe reduced from to per ton. He had'llie figures of coal cost for this year, and last on tho table, showing that the" cost of coal last year wan at the mine, while Oils yesr to date the cost IB only a di (fer ence of 21 cents. H e, t he re- fore, thought Uiat'ln vlow the pro- fit'Of iaOOO made by the mine last year, and Ilia prospective greater pro- It In sight for this -reduc- tion- should be made without'question. Mayor 'Hardle objected. He said tho matter should not 'be_ considered until the had received tbe re- port, frprn the "city auditors covering the :co8t sheets of the various mualcl jjal 'utilities.. This work hat been lie.di up for tome time owing to the the auditors to- proceed until Genera. Superintendent Reid is city Inttr. >nd linck for IraTtUtn Sphi Lake. HIS" APPOINfMENT WAS, SlED' Vi'STERDAY v WITH'' MAYOR HARDI'E -.OP- j. Aid. moved .that the nrico I This conlroverBy. led to 'another. of coal to the iwwor plant be reduced to 'The'amendment carried, so that the. city engineer's recommend tlon prevails after eight months' 'de- lay. Cltj- Clerk. Robinson has-assert'the City Solicitor to give a ruling ori (he proper way to cast ballots at the com- ing election for commissioners. "The (Continued on page The List of Candidates Will be Printed Thursday So Far.Many. Good Towns Ate Candidate North Every' Active Worker Has on Reward viiihoui the wonder of wonders that so fow candidates hive entered the Herald's conteii. The- city Is represented, but the outside territory U far from being overcrowded. But time for no ont, and It been decid- ed to publish the list of candidates on Thursday! which will mean the rej! start of..the. contest. New are HXely to be enrolled for several witks. yet, but It pays lo get In on the ground floor. Just to show the opportunity and the chance for rich all cash, Jot that rota- tion will be repeated.: Flrtt. '_ Second AtO Third 200 fourth 125 FMlh SixtK Seventh, Eighth Ninth Tenth Teltl 1QO, -'50''. .40 35 2? 25 And the contest closes.December 1, over three weeks before Christ- mas. Could you use >200, HOO, or the.first part of December? .You surely 'could. .The Herald contest points The work Is easy and the time ii short, Thursday IG the btit day to make the start by your friends read .your name In the first lltt of candidates, Campaign rcornl, Acadia block, 'phone' 1314. A'dcffest, .-44.5, After being without a city engineer since A..C. D. BiucliVrJ resigned th2 pcsition, the council yes- tgrday altrrnoon ;S. Harvey, to-tbe position, aad wns ordered'drawn up.confirming the appoint meat. The', motion 'to ruak's.'the' appoint- mcnt-was tabled by .Aid. Aird.; V1 the reason behind t'ili mo- asked Ihe Mayor. :j: "It his come in the regular '.course .answered the sno'nrhr of the motion. "Mr. Harvey feels that hie position Is not a secure' qno he Is merely acting engineer If he Is a good man, why not -make him city engineer. .If ha Is not, ici get rid of him. Thereiis-no In crease in Ealary Mayor Hardle moved that .the mo- tion >e hoisted until after tho .'con Elilcrallon of Aid.-Skelth's motion.o last Friday that all departments, be surveyed with a view lo paring thi payrolls. The amendment the motion carried. was vislled today, b onC-cf (he- rcsl-cld limcis in lli mining in.duslty. Tom Craliaiii, arrived in in 1838 is hcio from Victoria, where he'noi the position of chief mi.f.c'.' In spj-ctor tor' Ihe-lJ. 0.'government. Allhough Mr., (jraham !h.is-ylsitc l.cthliiMjc" twice 'since leaving. It: i the nitiillre, the Ijst time le Ing in 1903, he ic.rs mure chjnRi tM visit (han on prcviuus occasions, an thinks l.cihbridcc Is on Ihe way (c remarkable .development. Ife IrR a' tuid linie to find any dl. th old lamlrnarls >ecn 'on his first ar'riy ftl in. On h: slept for ll.ri first night on'a hil llarJ..tahre. In (he Ifo nd.ipcca .the .contlmfc sftile In (lie Nanaimo field, on "Van collier Island Is .'gradually hreatmg up, f.s Ihr fompany InvolvrrI Is' now Yawing rn'iint'Voal daily, eitr At loo'o rrea for I'nirms. Mr. OfahSm hf-IJr.vcs Ihr.1 r.civ cosl Jarlfl wllj re- sult in greater development ft .the foal imltslty 'limn has hceu several years. v1." in TaWoid .V. T -r-7- "_ 'i.BkeltoB.chlg'f ot-police at J1SOO T" Reduced the sold liy the cltjr th'e poWeVhoiiee JO, per. ton lo u by tke engineer ls.it of {1800 City SoMettor to >'corrftcted cVauie dejUing method of Totintviidfr the charter10 tbil amendment may at of -.1 city MUcitor to application'to 90.that .the, city may bllli and Inue con- apll.da'led bonds covering local before applying payroll. The execution -will, take place tonight. ISiEIRPOLIC! Vlayor Wants for Each Thousand Nome, AlasVa, Oct. ha? been almost destroyed by a storm. Th.e south side of Front street is gone. The sand pit Is gone.- Two lies of territory nest to the sea as-devastated; No lives were lost. TL'e storm that last night began ati.ng in from'IJering Sea ivas the orst ever known here. Mcn-andwo- uortcd all night in the' Icr'wa- lo save their household effects. The elccttlc light plant irjis wreck-" and telephone service cut oft- The ss is estimated at a-mlUion and a Jf dollars.- i Tijeie much, suffeiing and utside help will te required.-. Winter at hand, and it will be impossible get in'the supplies needed.- The steamships Victoria and Cor- in. which were lying in the load- ;ead, tan to the open aped daniage. All the sinall boats oh beach were 'destroyed. Fire hun- red houses have bee a "demolished, 'more are' falling; i Opposition Decide to Hold Up Bill in Committee oi- Michener and Ed m onion, AUa., Oct 6, Small was made today In consid- the Alberta Waterways >ill -In, committee of the whole. The consideration of the bill got no further than, the first two Hnes, which state that, tbe -act of 1G10, which waa do- clared ultra vire cil repealed. M. by the Privy Coun- lTo Calgary, mov- ed- that 'all the rest of Ite bill be struck out. EWJDI. Edmonton, and E, Mlchenerl Red .-Deer- spoke on Mr. lirjcd that the oppo'fltiori wer'6.Justified': In con- the passage ol the ''.-'-'.-i1-- H K.1 for the govern- lenCviirged that the objections to the original: bill as' to-tho class of to be route, the mile- age, ar.d-the respoiiElblUty of tbe man had house When Inspector Skelloh' assumes his new duties aB.CIitct ot Police on Chief Uavls' departure from the city, he Is lil-eij'.ito find a -decaplta'tca 'orce under r ilayor Hardie offtred a suggestion at'.yes teriiay's ine'etins, -which'-' Is' to reduce the force 'fonf leen men, or'about one policeman lo every staffs of cussed yestird ay, "ci pt u B r il bat tie tlic'. pjftftn ed iHe city tabled for dfscusslon'-ouce' the Mayor said. that.ylille. In the" eas he had beea police' fore >nd their rQalntenr.nre, hfti come to the rn'ju pfr'thpusand of popuUMoii'vas-Euffi clenL To reduce, tho forfe-lo.tr strength, te sary to provMe the' dcparirjieiit 'vit an -automobile wblcb: eouUr as a inuad car. ThU, i he thousht would allow-for a rbduciloa 'Of.' i least four men, bringing. .1 the strength suggested.- His suggestion met approval from all council, except Chalnuari Loverlng of the Police committee. "Why don't you .d'o'away th police force salcT inan! Loverlng. "Vqii n ter IE all year. Every, tlrfie.'a redu t'on-ln any department U aimed the police department is Iri .'of 1C Mayor muiit is likely to K-RIP In for ilsri! consideration (ue matter i ductlons cornea up, A motion was passed, therefor -Lancashire itor Thought After Attend- --bg Session undertaking jthc construction, heen pcnnanentiy the wai IJuitfriW Ip the blU.now oefore committee lose and that no tender 6e accepted (or llie purchase ot .U .M. which will not be.told, It-is likely that tonight, a "motion be passed to reduce ot the force to about giv- ing the department Instead the car, tor which a bid ot, had been received. -'v (n the spring Chief Darls ashcii the council to provide the police depart- ment with a squad; but .the proposal was not considered.' The proposed cnl in Ihe.Btrenglh force, If passed, will bo the eccoiid thts yeir. Amendment to be Added-.lo..Public Works Act Which .Will Make Benefactors.Ow.of-Real Estate Sub- Made1 (or Play. Ground Edmonton, Oct. public parks and mutt he rnadQ In all mltted for the approvil of mlnrs- ter ol Pnbllo Works of Alberta, If tbe aniendnicnt now proposed .to tbe. pubHc" .wc-Tlts act becomes Iiw. Tho amcndrncnt provides thtl no plan of ani- of land sJxtMn more shall.bo approved by the of Public unless qnch re.gervatfons arc shovn. Upon the filing of Uic plan In tho land titles office .for the pcrtroDi to rtMtrad lor ptibll: use'Till be- come' .vested In and subject to the con- trol of the city or town in which Ihe rand-lj sltutinlrud K not cltuited In town'or'city, lands will be-, HENRY SPENCER CHICAGO SAYSJ-HE FOURTEEN IN KlLLtB' have to In propor- U6n ortfirslxfeentn .o( the whole subdivided, Inctuslre ot U and la'riei, and Ihe area for P'jiiio pjaygrounji's be ia..the propMtlon ot'j for'-, tlon b! whole Tho of pUygroundft muit iTsi be to tlie Mln- Chicago, Oct. AJ- licon, was shot.to death at Wheatbri, VI., a uceV Ago, was of a mod- ern Bluebeard, his own haiTVi.i1r.iil .thirteen pllms in as years. Henry artestcd in a tqom near the south side Icvte Jessed that-ho only, klllctl Rmoat, tut.tfiit he hait There ate clay deposits wittia tbres miles of .-which are of-'a quality' to mate good pottery. This '.s vouched for by Richard of St.- .Lancashire. -England, head o! the' Suttonheath Eotterir-s of that place, who is spending a lew days in visiting former St. Helens residents. Davis has a son in Medicine Is inter- ested in ,the pottery industry being developed in that city. lie is" also the owner ol land.ln-tbe Arrow Lake? district of British Columbia; and'be- fore returning to the Old Country, will visit' his holdings Davis pottery industry could be devcloped-here, although time is not yet ripe (or the ucde'r- taking. St.-Helens .man is '.a member, ol'the-town cour.cil b! 'that, mtmici-. pality; which -has 'a population of attended the city.coun- cil as an interest-' ed spectator. His comments-on-.tho diileretiee between the. council meet-. ings in -which he takes part and thoso of the I.ethbridge council are-inter-, Mling. If people think the Lethbrids? aldermen are fighters, they should, sec.the St. Helens routicl.rwhen they, arc in working'trim. In the :-OM Country the town councils are minia- ture repliead oi house o( patlU-. mcnt, with the various. parties, resented." Mr. Davis is a Unionist member ol the covncil, scat over a Socialist. He iho municipal elections this tall be fought out on the fion as the'basic ud .the Rfn- cral results over England be 'a fair indication oi the feisling-of-' tho people, and of the Results 6! the neit general, elections.' Mr'. Davis has been in Lefhbridsa years ago, and.- ;reat changes. He'Is ot the opinion, that Western Canadian cit- ies hare been spending too much mon- sy: during.the past' five years, and will'have to call a halt until they catch up la population with the ad- vances made in Improvements. -Foe that'reason he .thinks should turn .their attention fo devclop- rntnt oCth? industrial side of toe Uler of city's activities. fourteen t RETAIL MERCHANTS MEET Tbe Retail Merchants IESC- clati'on'will meet at 8 o'clock .tomorrow evc-nltig In tho Board'. identifltd as the rnyste; Ions Sp.'n- of Trad o rooms, ccr, with, whom Mrs. left ccr, w, wom rs. L ChicaRO on the eight kjHeJ.; ;