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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 3, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TEe (1- V. Alberta. Twmlay, Septainlwr :t, Niinilwr 224 NEW CHARTER IS HEARING COMPLETION City Solicitor Giviijig it All His Call! Pub- lic Meeting "I expect to Imve Hie IWMV ubnrt dmieii ituil hi ilifc JmiKls pi' thu conn- ril hisidp two wuclis." City Hall foi HpumlhiK vholij Htno on the preparation oC the new city clmrter which. Is 1.6 embrace thu commission form: of government mid single- lax. Ho if.iudo the nliove Ktatumuul to tlio lien.Id this morning UK lie said he wished io have the char- ter m-yj.'arod in plent.v of time to give ilio r.oiint'M uiul tlio ratepayers ml- Jieieiit opportunity (ci discuss 11 from tnx-ry stiuidpo'liit. n lift lear it lo shreds Si1 they feel Hkr ii. "VVp want a draft itii.irU-r likely will rel'er ii in .a civic: everyone wfill have a chtmce to itir their views. The city solicitor does not, necessarily need to reeoni- jtiend that his charter lie adopted. All waut Is ilie raft and we can grind.1 out n chart ei; I hope will jneet the approval' of the large hotly (of ratepayers." It' the clmrter prepared within Hie next two wesU ;s, there will he at Seast two months the t'iseusHion of the hill before it.'is presented at UIB itext session oC legislature which may meet iu December. Mr. Bull is preparing the clmrter nlong the lines a'dvocated by Uio peo- ple at the vefisi! onduni taken in De- cember, they asked that a commission of' three be appointed io have full control of-the city's 1ms ineKs, both legislative and executive. the pdint; which will stand the fullest disci lasIoUi by the ratepay- ers find If indi be tint Hit chaitei he inaleri UIj altered m this rev- ]PLt I he city solii Mlor has the St. Johns, the Spokane, j the Calgary .and the Moines' larters before him. all, -.f which set forth a clifl'oronl Torn) of cotnmlssiol' government, and he embody Ue deems the .best-. poinU in eaclj At any rate the rate- payers mill 'tfioon have of importance tio discuss to till iu the before m .imicipal ejections. FIRE UNDERWRITERS PEND .flULES FOR THE4t.sus- WEEK NEW ANTHRACITE COAL BED Sept. an- Ibrnclte coal delivered- niftrkets of Um iirairjo provinc- es at from to a jou, iimiend of XIO.OO to a ion, a possibility, thvongh the finding of ;i new native supply In AlberUi fifty miles from Calgary. RANCHER BECOMES A LORD London, Sept. Montana run.c.U- er hecotncB a BritiBh peer by tlie death today of Baron Grey lie Iluthyn. The successor to the title itf the Baron's brother, ISreil Talhot Clifton of Northflelds ranch, Mpntaim. Th'e dead Lord was the twenty- third Haron of his line, tlie first lord of the same line having been created in 11129. BRAMWELL BOOTH, THE NEW THE SAL- VATION .ARMY. BECKER WILL BE TRIED BY JUSTICE GOFF Date of the Trial Has Been Fixed for Septem- ber 10th New Vork, Sept. On the appli- cation of District Attorney Whitman, the cttse of Police iJcnt. Hcukor ch.irg- ed w.lth the murder of Herman Rosen- hat, was transferred today from the Court of Sesaloos to., the Criminal Branch of ilie Supreme Court before Justice :.lohn W. Gofi.', sitting it pxtraordniflij fpiin Beohei lymignec! liefoir- Jus .ice Goff for plcftding shortly bel'ore; 11 o'clock, but to plead on the 'cmmsfil's ndvice Ihat. in- dictnifnt had 'b'eeJV "improperly and illegally made out." By direction of Justice nical plea :mt guilty wasi; entered for the prisoner. Counsel for Becker protested that! tie was not ready to go to trial and j insisted" that he needed a week at' least for Justice I Goff quickly overruled four motions! brought by Mr. Al duty re to obtain a rieloj at Mr. Whitfiian's ami I iet the trial for Thursday, Sept 12. FIRST TRAIN BY AIR LINE There were about one lain- passengers from Leth- bridge on the first through train from Leth- bridge to Calgary yesterday, via Aldersyde. Quite a num- her got on at intervening The train made the trip boYH ways on scheduled iiine. WANTS TO SEE FRIENDS FIRST EYE WITNESS OF ROSENTHAL MURDER REFUSES TO TALK TO DETECTIVES Liverpool, Sept. Coupe formerly, iiight clerk Iu the Elk's clulj New York .City, ami. an eye witness to the'iuurder of llcrnum Roscnthal, was mel by detectives when the steam ship LusitarJa docked- here today. He not placed imdei- arrest but was accompanied to, a. hotel where he re to make an} biatf-mcnt until he" had consulted with friends. DUKE OF CONNAUGHT AT PROVINCIAL CAPITAL H.R.H. Received Loal Greeting Opens Legislative Buildings steamboat RY OF STEAMBOATS centenary of n lie a tented city dwiilig this week of the Ury-Farmni Congress ijession and exposition. matter of accommodation foi: tlm visitors has been one of vhe most in.' portant niith which the local board oi control has yet had to deal, iinii be- lieving tliut tents would lie n'eci-s-j South Kensington .Museum s.iry to afford the necessary acconi-' don. modation., the city council was asked' to find out whether the fire under- writers ivoulil allow the clause pto- hihiting'the erection of tents within] the (ireilimits to he suspended for week. The mnly received tills morn-j ins; as follows City of I.ethbridgc, Dear to your Metier nf thc.Ssth iiist., this association is willing to allow the suspension of .Clause No. 2 of the city bylaw during the weok Ot" October to 26. on condition that tents are immedi- ately removed upon Ihe termination ?f the Congress. Yours truly, iSigne.l) Western Canada Fire l.'nilcr writers' Association. Per L. T. CHA1WICK. 11 is understood that the oiliy will ipply to the. militia department, for is many tents as may ho neeifcd [or .lie week, and these will br placed ipon lawns and vacant lots and look- rt after by a special committee he hoard of control. HE PLEADED NOT GUILTY Boston, Mass., Sept. SVood. president tor the Atnerit.iii Voolen Co., pleaded not gniltji in the uperlor Court today to an indictment harglitj him with conspiring; to dls- rlhuto dynamite in Lawrence .during le textile strike In that ci'ly last 'Inter. Impose Building Restrictilons Bow Teland council has plisseil a re bylnw. and In future perniils will i udvsMiiry before ho me. Albert yesterday it was in tie-Duke of Conaught, the Duchess and Princess Patricia, were driven to the court house, where the civic ad- dress of 'welcome was .presented, in reply to-which his Royal Highness said. "Your Worship and have the greatest pleasure in reced- ing your address of -welcome, and your loyal and dutiful expressions to- ivards his Majesty the King, .which 1 shall have the-satisfaction of convey- ing" to him. The sutticilcs which yon give regarding the progress of your JUDGE WINTER HOPES TOCOM- PLETE REPORT TOMORROW MISTAKEN FOR A DEER Vancouver, B. C., Sept. Wm. A', fiiuidell, mistaken for it deer; "was yesterday killed .up coast -by'- his companion, Guo. H. IIPI.. Judge Has Been Very III for a Week Threatened With Foreshadows Big Shake-up in the Police Department SASKATCHEWAN LIVE STOCK COMMISSIONER- RESIGNED H. Bradt, live stoke commissioner for the province of .Saskatchewan and oue of the best known stockmen In the province, bus resigned. ,SOLD ALLEGED CALGARY LOTS Toronto, Aug. S. Bur- leigh, arrested yesterday on a charge Calgary town lots which did not exist, was remanded today for a week -when several Toronto victims will appear to testify. "I have not yet mailed my finding In the judicial tnveitigntion into the police department." That 11 the ttatement made to the Herald by Hit Honor Judge Winter ovtr the long die tance telephone. "If it at all poi- siblc wiH prepare the .report aid have It mailed tomorrow." The Herald called Judge -Winter at his Calgary residence In order to get either a confirmation or a denial of the rumor which '.was In 'circulation yesterday 'iiud today, to the effect that the report 'had heeii In the1, city for several, days, and was. being by, the council for political.- reason? known to the members of the council _ I BRITAIN HAS THREE LINES OF ACTION Willianfy alderman burglary of misdeed the modem "lean Viiljran." Tin's is Hie cil f) lliiily wars vaKaho.idage, theft, ,fs. Me had mm._ toiincil, hul confessing his paM city are-' few, but poignant, in meaning. They deal with recent years only, and it would have been instructive, to know the equivalent figures regarding the times when men walked, as num- bers of living men' have done, from Edmonton to Winnipeg on snowshoes. Figures .would have giv-eu an interest- ing lesson in the power o: the rail- ways to develop a country, for no- where is that power better exempli- fied than in the Western provinces of Canada. Not only has Edmonton pro- greased in a marvellous manner, but In the midst of your material prosper- ity you' have always kept in mind the I outward dignity of your city, preserv- ing the natural beauty of ihe site where it stands, and making of it a capital in every way worthy of the great and thriving province of Al- berta." A reception followed. At one o'- j clock the Royal party proceeded io Government House, where they were the guests of Lieut.-Ciovernor Uiiiyra at luncheon. At three o'clock this afternoon the ceremony of opening the new legisla- tive buildings by the Duke of Con- will take place. This evening heir Highnesses will diire with [lie provincial government at the icg- Wtivo buildings. fWhelr visit to Edmonton will end night, when they will leave Calgary, making a stop nt Red on the way. I'lThe arrival at Calgary will he on Ji'irsdny afternoon, and after the rVentaiion of the civic addresses of me, their Royal Highnesses will I'tien to the Stampede. J'h. following mornim; Hie Duke Voe or llis with tlie cowboys at. the Easiest Way to Settle Pan- ama Question is Refer- erice to Courts D. C., Sept. 3. No less than three separate, and distinct "lines of action" are open to the '.U'itish government in. dealing with the problem raised with by the pass- age of the Panama Canal Tolls Act. It is assumed liere that because there is more thin ODL ailable cuue lor JttitRIr '4hippmg-to S British foteign otlice has slid the uu tice oi an apptal tor arhitrition i as premature President Tall has indicated one 1 Sll'aci.fi'Ti'oniiress-dKl n-STKnTT well of the question tint is to include.in the act a paragraph 0 MI, jurisdiction to American lourin to pass upon whethei the let td a disuiiuuriuL shipping in Molation o! the Paunccfote treaty. Another means ot tealing with Ihe British grievance would he to allow jin Btitish ship i io <-r eMitmg, 1ms bi, ir am 1 m'ed States court whether he lias the right to use the canal under the treaty on terms of equality with Am- erican ship owners. Chairman Adamson ot the house AT THE STAMPEDE Calgary. SeuL weie paid admissions at the first day of the Stampede. Hun- dreds were turned away and surrounding hills and house IHs Honor informed the Herald. that' he was downstairs today for the time iu a week. Immediately afte'r re- turning to Calgary, from the Investiga- tion he became senousi} ill, being 'threatened with and dur- ing he has been unable to do any work on the report. However, if. will be in the hands of the coun- cil as soon as His Honor can possibly deliver ii From other sources, the Herald learns that the judge has 'been a Very stck man and could not ptasibly -work. on the report or on any thing '.else The Mayor Speaks "The lepoit of the judicial imesti gatiou has not yet reached my hands, ill] -rumor's to the said1 or Match, this morning. 'I ill call a meeting of the police committed of the cduncil within nn hour after tlie report reaches -us; You caii rely on that, for we are Jiiit as anxious to' have the matter cleared iip as rest of them." The Mayor refused to say very much about the matter, .biit threw out the suggestion any event there will be a gautetal dean in. tbe polloa force. That department 'has not been giving satisfaction" for some time It. is likely that the report when for warded, by Judge' Winter' will 'come direct to Court Stenographer- Bawspa; ,for just before His Honor left for Cal- garj he toid Sir Dais son that he would send the report to him so tbat the seals could be attached .-before tlie finding was delUered to the council. In order that there might, be no mis take about the report, the Herald man called on the Secretary treasurer, the Solictjipr court steno- but them had re the report, nor could they ua BY DAYNEXT A..-- ed-and It Will Take Time to Assemble It committee on interstate commerce anil other "The street cars again by next sooner.' This is be running ftniypf easing It "ft hen it ddeo s council; h stated that no iiwetlnir would be held until the receipt ot BENZINE TANK tank Chicago II! bept large I containing benzine exploded in thR rear of a side tailoring establish ment burning: oue man. to death and piotwblj fatally injuring three others The explosion building, which was ouiclflj swept bj fire. _________ ONE KILLED, TWO INJURED 111 Aug man. many and (orei.cn senators ami representatives have declared he that if British rights have been in- [ringed, there already was remedy in the statutes. AJI' the machinery The last, avenue oi rclicl is through' arbitration, although many publicists have held that owing change; of sovereignty over the canal zone and other events..h'Veloped since the Hay- Pannccfole treaty Great Britain has no actual right, to Satuidm, probabh j Kas killed and tuo were injuied probably fatailv, an automobile. another busy week with (n wnjch were drli Ing to tita- Superuniulent Reid, and that WEE all I lutomobile races at Elgin ISM struck had time to say in answei to an an interurban tar at. Jewel Uoad enquiry this morning I here does one mile west of here The not seem to be aay doubt that the de dend S E Landon 111. partmcnt will live up lo 'nil promise qwnei of the nis armed, at lea-.it enough of it lo go ahead with the installation of the molor gener- ator set at the substation. This time Ihe machinery all came shipped in crates with the result that It. must place. This ntails a great deal work, and it will be Saturday the caia will he rummiB ilcn-anit arbitra- tion. As the canal cannot he opened )cRal for a year and a halt illPK will be smoothly, -ple'timc 1WUS" ,N TRAIL ,N PENNSYLVANIA. C. B. Landon; Elgin Landon. The injured father of H; 13- FLOODS COST FORTY LIVES HEAVY RAINS CARRY DISASTER.: office to decide as to what methods of relief shall be employed. THREE DROWNED NEAR GAINSFORD PH SPIfij LAMP EXPLODED a JA leaftyspirit lamp sot On-- iii Sisy %r's (Irngiloro, Prockvllle, and dam iiiH U'c.l the oitiro Uallena block, here with two single truck curs, mak- in- seven. This .will give a fairly complete service; as it is the Inten tion of the department to run only eight cars at the first reserving two emergency and use BRANDON'S STEADY ADVANCE Pittiburg Sept 3 number of c fatalities resulting from the floods ot Moiiiioj -3 vestern PeunejHania, the ct V. 03' Vi-g'n'a and eatt- eru Ohio, was increased to forty today when It oecame known that JoUii BOATING FATALITY IN EDMON TON CAUGHT IN A SQUALL Wept. "'vcs lost in Island lake, near Gains- ford, on the (irand Trunk '.Pacific rail- way, west city, in n heavy squall, which sprang np on Sunday afternoon ai five o'clock, swampJiif! the boat in which four people were rowing on the lake. The dea.d are: Robert Bisset, formerly of south side, and liis ivvn- vcar-olci dauglilcr Bessie, and Mrs. .lolmson, of south side. .lo'.uison, who was the fourth party in Ihe boat, was Knthenians who wtt-1 Bnndon Sept. nub of 1m I his wife and two children, mlitration into this section of tbe missing fiom the mins o. their wheat belt during the present sea-on Charles creek near Cau- is acting as a powerful s'lnulus to nonsullre business in Brandon, the bodies had been recovered effect being particularly noticeable n j trom debris scattered througt the val realty values. As pointed out bv the 1 ,e! ot near Collier, W, Va rommercinl bureau, Brandon his i nme UemE iMidents of Colliera Miii not less' than 27 trunk and branch slx jiuddls Cove. .Searching line- radiatiiiB from Ibis point, ie, ire Corking in the valleys.of the nlshinK shipping facilities lo all the atrlcke-, districts, digging m the threat markets. About 160 passenger I ot houses in the hope ot trains and freight triins pass the boJIes, but in most cases Brandon each while rush Of water was so strong that the ctu as belied the victims car rteii Ur trom the places where the< through Brandon each while development, of wholesale and distn manufacturing, wholesa e m hntlng centre Is attracting .the atten- tion of large and small investors both locally and outside points. Grain Firm Opens Offices joiui Billings A Co ll.en-.ed and et death rood in some sections i scarce because railroad lion lias been cut off, butcuivins loaded nagoia are making their 01 or badl; wasneii bearms needed snpplte. Sanitary officers Iu rescued bv two Knthemans vim wit- j0im inuinga vu t leCl the ItaMdv. The other three bonded grain commission merchants, ,nea did not'come, to the snrlacc I of Winnipeg, have .r., ,tp sinking for the first time. J the Dominion Block. streets and ;