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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 26, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe Daily Herald Vol. VT. c, Alhcrta, October Number 26fl. CITY COUNCIL DECIDES TO TAKE_NEW CENSUS Possibility That Woollen Mills Will be' Gall Library After Carnegie Women's Civic Club Makes Good Engineer's to Gait NEXT .WES That it IB very necessary in tlie in- terests of "the citizens of Lctbbrlugo 'o have 'a'-.polfue cieivsus taken imine- diatoly was d-ocide'd at yostorday's mooting council, and on motion to have the cloiva during the month of Nov- t'liii.'er.' This action was called forth Dy K eltter from Hanyen Dro'ther-j, .Montreal, who wrole regarding the re- hand issue of the city. At the tlmu Uie'debentures issued tho >H was. placed at 1-UlGO, uo to given out by- tlifj Ilanfferapn.jjlirpctory' people. The to be tikon, wii'i be as nearly exact as it is possible to malic it. Mill B. L. Cope, acting secretary of the Jto'ird of >Trade, wrote asking if it be .possible for thvj city to sell t'lo woollen mill in case a. buyer cou'id j bu .ournl, jjnd asking for an estimate i of the price. ".Solicitor Conybcaixj was jiicsent, aiid stated that the city was journmg submitted his roport. dealing with Uie progress being intide in pubHpj'im- 'reached proveinents. In part, his report as follows: Build Sewer Next Spring1, Kepurting on t'etiLion from' jmyers on 12 C street j that n sewer ho constructed between l-'tfllt and Sixth uvuriup: I wptild say that there would bo'no outlet, from eft her lo Thirteenth down to Second avenue A. As -it would likely be Impossible lo construct this After a conference of six hours, ad- t two o'clock this afternoon, miners and operators have at last a basis of settlement of the longest coal strike In the history of Canada. Within one week all articles of a new agreement ought to be drawn v up, signed by the representatives of both parties, and approved by man affected by the agreement. in a week the wheels of every BASIS.OF SETTLEMENT sewer this year, oni accqunt of the affected by the strike should -be turn- lateness of the season, ft would sug- gest that thy matter be held over -to tho beginning of the y.fyar, when a system of sewerage portion of the city to tho east .'-side of- Thii'r teonth slrt'at North cap be planned ami advertised they' regular man- j ner, ns one of the improvements for Uie ensuing- y-ear. Henderson' .Park In connection file work in pro- ing, and the mines should be turning out as much or not more coal than ever before. The end came as expected. For the past three weeks the two parties have been very near to a of set- The .Gordon award. Recognition of the Miners' u'nions.'through the medium of the check-off system. A'-few minor changes in the wage schedules of the Gordon in regard to contract rates. Probably an agreement to March, 1, 1915 On thu bl'.sis of settlement. the miners and operators win vote within three daVs which will jnean a settlement 0. thc sevenjmonths1 strike In this district lake, and plans now prepared, and Grading cCi -streets) has also been .intituled, And several. have finished, as enumerated below, with mg. 0_.._ day's woyk being 840 .lineal feet "of six-foot -fralk. The construatlon of sidewalk! will be started in tlvs por- tion of )fhe'city north of: the railway tracks muring the coming week.' A considerable amount of grading has a I read; paid. Something, Pefjnite on Library Discussion of the .proposed library _ occupied a large amount of the Wlft tfic of surface of city solicitor Of sulewjlks having submitted-a bvlaw under the steaduy, the best library Act for Ube erection of a li- brary in the .city. This bylaw was S'ivon 'Us''first reading, and wil'l he referred to the .people at the time of flic municipal elections on December H. The origimil introduced bv Mr. Conybeare waaflealf, with, the only, amendment njade being to in- "be the Lethbridge I J'tibiic- Library, and by no other naine.V insertion was mail-s owing to thev oft-repeated statement; of citizens did not wish to; support a library which would have to be known as the "Carnegie" libra- ry. Should the present bylaw bo ap- money by law 'fo cov- "ur the expense of the building, and its maintenance will be submitted after arrangements are made with Mr. Car- negie, in case tlie Carnegie fund is taken advantage of- ASSASSINATE A CHINESE GENERAL News Creates Consternat- ion in the Chinese Capital Hekln, Oct. Chinese news papers report that the troops fit Chang Tn, the capital of Sae Chun province, have mutinied and killed Ucn. Seimc Tcsh'Feng, commander of tlie forces and Joined, the rebels who now hold, the capital.. The To Extend Fifth street Another bylaw submitted -and readj first time was for mo extension of> Kound street, that stre nson o> et a dlf- rert opening through to the Konth boundary or .-the city. As as tho bylaw is passed, ih will proceed to buy the land for the extension of the streeSt. .Good Suggestionj Chief Gilleaple sulimlttcd Iiorl, for the month of September, legations' have received no news offi been comiyletcd. Sswag. DIipoul days_ .ire 18th lust., The that Canton as here In connection with mis by and for the ie reported theie Rebels Contrpl Province Slianghai, Oct. The iPbels a.ie tlement When the conference broke up here a ago last Saturday, :he're' were only few minor deUI to be considered, Neither side neemed very anxious-to give way on pointi, but both were anxloui for a of seven months' strike. Then on Tuesday morning when Hon. Robert called both parties in- conference once more, the whole situation gone over In detail, and all petty troubles eliminated, that the miners' officials expressed the opinion that the .settlement would be accepted by of the men with hardly a.dissenting voice. He further stated that the (jnal of "da conference was in. every respect iden- tical wjth the conclusion arrived at when the last conference on October 14, and the only reason that the strike was not ended then was that dubious about affixing their namei to any doc. ument until they had taken plenty of time to think over all.the details. As soon as the basis of settlement has been submitted to the necessary parties, and accepted by them, the representatives of the miners operators will meet.lqaether and sign up the new'agreement based on the Gordon award. SECRETARYOF THE YJ.C.A. RETIRES HER SffTON MADE REAL FIGHTING SPEECH Convinced an Appreciative Audience That Hia Government. was Giving This Province Good G. W. Policy Clearly Hon. Duncan Marshall and Candidate Spoke If, after hearing the speeches (le- ivered at last night's Liberal mas-3 nesting In favor of the Liberal can- didate, S. J. Shwphenl, there are any electors in tho city of Lethbridge who ire content with the arguments ad- vanced by the opposition-on'the .Vital questions before the public ,in this campaign, thos-e electors are only lidebound 'partisans, and not citizens who strive at all tor the best literals of their province as a whole. Kor when smoke of b'attle had rolled away all that was left of th'3 Conservative arguments .were a few tattered slireds, laying open to full nil the fallacies which have been advanced to bolster _np '.a leas ca.use.' No one who 'heard last light's addresses. wijuld admit that tha two main questions harpeti upon by the opposition supporters were dealt with to the entire satis- faction of any intelligent elector. To the A. and G. W. deal much promin- ence was given. Us history was toto from its earliest beginning right up to tire present time, and every ac- tion of the present administration Wa's N cleartj shown to be defended and reniarkg took occasion to make rererenees to the candidate, .who Is well'known to tlie electors of the city. The candidate be.characterised as, ft. nan of good .ibilitj, of clean life "and of good business tact, one in whom ill electoi-3 might place perfect fidence that h'a would endeavor ill things m tne best of the city of Lethbridgo and Alberta L whole. The Candidate "As you said Mr Shepherd, 'the province V.AS created in 1905, and has made igorous pi ogress, Its at the present time am- ounting to nearly During the years from then to the present timo, a Liberal government has in power. Under JFr. Rutherford, its first premier, many useful acts of legislation had been passed Railroad History The Liberal came into powwr on a railway policy in the election of 130D, and- among othei railroad lines the proposition of the Arteitu and Great Waterways Railway was laid down. The house dissolved, and in the next session a discussion aroM as to the details and nature of the contract with regard to this particular railway. A number, of. members were The Only True Policy not satisfied and expressed theii dis- to be followed m the Interest of the satisfaction regard to the deal. elcctois of this province