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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Volume V, TWELVE PAGES Letlibrldgc, Albci'ta. Mouthy, December 2, CENTS Number Annual Meeting Held Saturday Night was Attended by Grati- MAYORALTY CANDIDATE fying Reports and Optimistic Outlook as to Future Mr. Adams Re-elected President The first annual meeting ot the which will compare tav- Uthbridge Exhibition Hoard was held orably with any, and surpass Saturday evening, those present being grounds and buildings used for simi- Presidcnt Adams and Messrs. lar purposes. Our exhibition this ney, Vawson, Humphries, year was an advance in every respect EckKtorm, Pagnuelo and McNicol. on that of -the year previous, and 1 The secretary presented the annual can see no reason why this advance financial has been audit-cannot he maintained and increased, j cd by the city auditors, Messrs. lien- The change in our dates from Aim-! .ileraon Co., and it was accepted by ust to June places us first on tlio' the. meeting. circuit instead of last, and makes it1 The statement ol receipts and pay- more difficult to estimate rv nei't racnts.for the year 1912 was as fol- year's fair, hut I iid'eve that, this'in' upppimva J V Vi.u. in the right direction, and is that our'gatc receipts should show a 'material advancement. I Government grant t Mr. McNicol, who has been our sec- Brant......... S.oOO.OO retary ana manager for three years, City special and who has now resigned to devote "is wnole Fair- dates and grand stand Space and privileges Entry niid booking fees- Races Entry fees Donations for cups, etc. C. R. tickers............. G. M. HATCH Seeking Second Term nn to othcr business, has worked hard to bring the Fair up from the level of the small country fair that it was three years ago, to its present position as one of the leading Fairs in Western Canada, and 'on- 'eel losinS his services, the fair is sustaining a distinct loss. Our nn liave beel well attended and liBli.uu harmonious. Every member of the 100.05 Board has worked for the hesf intcr-l ?sts o[ Hie Fair and I would bespeak1 BRITAIN TO PROCLAIM PROTECT- for my successor the same generous support from the directors and oflic- ;crs that has been accorded me officers Elect PAYMENTS .Secretary's salary Expenses of directors and Secretary to other fairs Interest I'romiums....... Race purses Kace expenses Iland .Vaudeville The election of officers resulted as follows 800.00 President-Mr. 15. Adams. Mr. A. ,E. llumph- ries. 338-61 BANKER SAYS IT WILL HELP BUSINESS Geneva, Switzerland, Dec. Dri. tish protectorate over Kgypt is likely 1'368'31 Burnett, Sccretary-Mnnagcr-Mr. Allen Jack. bo shortly, according to Egyptian representative of the Fairfield, McNicol, Gooac Swiss Popular Bank one of the largest and the is determined that next, He telegraphed from Cairo: ii Sundry workers Railway switching Ribbons Advertising Supplies and stationery.... Printing, including premi- um list Postage and telegrams Dining room Telephone rent for half year Straw Sundries 1.875.W year shall be the banner exhibition: considered in official circles here that 9 >'Klr for LethliridSe- effort will p- Dritish protectorate over Kgypt has J.IUD.UO be made to hold in addition to tlic definitely decided on, and it is regular fair which next year will te understood that It will be proclaimed in June, a spring librsc show, a fat In January. This step of the British stock, show, and a..grain and vcgc- thc despatch adds "wil .M in the fall. affect business favorably." 21.00 Were Considerable Number of Surplus......................... 121.71 Acclamations, but Spirited Contests are Reported Pincher CreeK, Dec. is ev- ,'ery Promise a lively contest here. D .j For A. Fraser and 11 President Adams presented his H Scott. T. J I Williamson, C.' Ket- ties, A. Pelletler, T. W. Jlorden. Port as follows our lust annual meeting there.have been many chang-j es arid1 improvements, one of the more'1 Trustees notable being thc doing away of the E' W. A. Ross and T. William- Agricultural Society and the forma- fiou- tion of the Exhibition Board, which Separate schools is now operating under a special in- A- Pelletler and M. J. Harper (two corporation act from the legislature.; T. Lebel (one and has placed us in a position tii' Jlacleod, Dec. T. H. Sted handle exposition of the size that was re-elected by acclamation. now have each year, in the proper manner. During thc year numerous needed G. Macdoimell, .Tas. Hood. L. C. Rlley, R. H. Billiard and W. C. Bryan. (Three to be elected.) additions have been made to the1 School C. Maclean, R. G. grounds and equipment. An adniinis- MaUrews, Dr. T. C. Bruce, F. Heap, (ration, building, an entrance, a first Rev. G. Batirust Hall. class exhibition building, which Separate Muldoon, T. call the poultry house, and several H. Stedman, P. McCartin. stock buildings have been erected. I hope that the coming year will see Election at Carmanoay new stables for l.hc racing stock1 Carmangay, Dec. -will be built, and increased accommodation no election here, all .being elected by provided for the exhibition stock. A j acclamation. men's lavatory is also badly needed. May McNaughton, With these additions to our present Bryans, O. L: Tay- equipment I can confidently say that lor, R. A. Mowat. we will have a modern up-to-date (Continued on page 8) At tht annual mealing of the Board ed State] cities. He 61 Trade to be held this year about the middle of January, a new eecreUry HE UP IN ME TFOR1 There is Also a Big Field for Aldermen, Ten Being and Nine for School Board Protest About Closing Polls FOR MAYOR Candidate Hatch, George M. Hardie. Wm. D. L. Gillesjjfc, Joseph Nominated by B. J. Hill Frank Colpmnn W. J. McCambly Seconded by A; Southard W. H: Brown J. Tuff FOR ALDERMEN FIRE AT Mitchell Block Destroyed, and Four Business Houses Were Burned Oat (Special to The Herald.) Medicine'. Hat, Alta., Dec. fire which broke.0.111 in the Acme Cafe early this morning...collected a heavy damage toll before' it was finally ex- the fire Tile plates burned are; Bimie Bros, wholesale and retai hardware; Barker gent.'s furnish Acme Care, and Dawson's real estate offices. All tlie above places were complete y gutted. -Mr. Robert -Mitchell, owner of the mildlngs, which are on Alain street, vill be the heaviest loser. The total oss will reacb close to JOSEPH GILLESPIE VETERAN PRELATE. AT CHAR- LOTTETOWN HAD SPENT LIFE ON ISLAND Asciuith, Lionel Iveei, Louis Levering, James K. Aird, James Hayr, Arthur Fowlor, L. Handford Ashcroft, James MeNabb, Donald S. J. Shepherd Wra. Oliver J. Nelson B. Aiiuins W. C. Ives H. A. McKIllop W. A. OU A. ib. Johnston L. G. D. J. Whitney Sidney Jackaba A. B. Stafford S. J. Shepherd R. V. Gibbons A. Hoselton C. S. DonaWsoa Cliarlottelown, p. E. I., Dec. 2. Kenny, Fred Bishop Maciionald of the Roman Finn, W. J. Catholic diocese of Charlotte-town, passed, away here at an early hour today. He had been confined to his bed for over two years. The dcceas- id prelate was rector 61 St. Duns- William Hall Sage B. Miebach Mlebach, B. Bowman PUBLIC SCHOOL Dooley, Ernest E. Sherlock McClenaghan, Chas. V Kaake, Marcus1 J. Goode 1 A: BJ' Adams A. McNallr Church, H. M. Altken Shepherd, Simpson J. McKIllop, Harold A. Peebles, William Higlnbotliam ..John' S W B. Bowman J. D. Hlginbotham W. J. McCaai'tilj; Tnckwell, Stewart W. Thomson, Robert B. GllieBpie1 D. McNabb McNibb Ales. Johnston SEPARATE' SCHOOL' Lloyd, D. Kevin lj. Traynor W. J. Finn B. Stan ton T. D. Kevta Fred Kenny All Separate School trustees were elected by a They're off! At twelve o'clock to- daj-, Sec retary-treasurer Robinson' de- WERE NO STRINGS ATTACHED TO THE SALE OF THE CITY BONDS ALD. E. ADAMS Re-elected president of the Lethbridge Exhibition Board JAPANESE MINISTER SORE BE- CAUSE CABINET REFUSED TO INCREASE FORCES "The sale of the bond issue amount- ing to to the Stimson Co., was made without any strings being at- tached, and the city is free to go ahead and make further debenture issues as may be necessaryi" Such was the statement made to the Herald this morning by Secretary- .Treasurer Robinson, and it was later confirmed by Mayor Hatch. Opponents of Mayor Hatch's candi- dature have hoen busy since Friday evening spreading the report that ino j bonds were sold subject to the con- dition that no bond issue would he made fo'r twelve This is in- correct. The report arose out of the fact that E. H. Wilson, who was sent to London to effect a sale of the bonds, wrote the council after he hail investigated the London market that he might be able ?cll for provided no issues were made for twelve months after thu sale. But so far as the actual sale Is con-, cerned, the city is bound down by no conditions. It has also hoen charged that tliy present ad ministration has exceeded tan's College here and spent his en- dared the nominations "oldied; and lire'life in this city wliich was his j started tlie candidates for mayor, al- birthplace, He was a fellow student' and-school'trustee'off on the at the. Grand Seminary College o! 1 Montreal with Archbishop McCarthy I race concludes, next Monday at of Halifax. He had occupied his Hve o'clock. The above are.the nom- bishopric for over thirty years and itiees as received at the city hall tliii was sixty-two vears old. ('morning. Package of for Bank of Montreal, Calgary, is Missing Macleod, Dec. of H sensation was created here on Satur- d-u when J. F. McDonald, a monoline operator ut the local newspaper offices, was placed under arrest and held on charge of robbing the mails. Mc- Donald came here from Brandon a year ago. He became chummy with tin night mail clerk and is said to have used the acquaintanceship to gain an intimate knowledge of the inside ot the post office. Recently stamps were missing in quantities and the There are a mayoralty there ered fight -for ed. Hatch, Hardie oil in the field; and hard week's campaign. The dark horse in prises. For tlie c a three-corn- ors, an expect- are ready Eor culmination came when package H. A. McKlLLOP Nominates for the Public School containing over 5SOO. mailed to th Bank of Montreal, in Calgary, was re- ported missing. It is understood that the Mounted Police are attempting to fasten the charge on .McDonald. When irrestecl McDonald had 5200 in his pockets, and about in the Bank. He WU5 treasurer of the band and it is alleged that a considerable amount ol' money has yet to he accounted for. There is considerable reticence on the part of the police but It is un- uerstood they claim to have a strong strong case. BOY SCOUTS, ATTENTION A meeting of the Boy Scouts will To'vio, Dec. Jychor. .Japanese m iiisicr of vr. ormally tcndeictl bis resignation to will return In t'ne Emperor today owing to .tjie re- the estimates in practically every con- WERE BUSHELS AS AG-! be held in Conyheare, Church Mc- tract undertaken this year. Mayor Hatch is bavins thn figures prepared today and will make a-special report on that matter tomorrow evening, at the Majestic theatre. A1NST LAST YEAR TO DATE Arthur's ofiice on WedncEdav "us at 7.30. couteat.'is H. E. Jliebacli, propfflhiitVf if. the bethbrMge Hotel.' He came rf the nomination meeting to nominate a Mend, and on the spur of the ment entered the fray. He is In earnA est In going out after, aldcrmanic linn- ore, and is'for a strong, business-like, government for 1913. AVith-.eleven1 candidates in the field, aud four to elect; the ratepayers will Jiave a hard time making a choice. Betting started immediately after the nominations closed, the odds 'be- ing two to one that no one caii three of tbg four winners. With three Public scbool trustees to elect, a Held of nine is presented. Up till this morning there were'only seven who had declared their Inten- tions. S. J. Shepherd aud W.' H. Peebles are the new aspirants. It IK understood that the latter Is running on thc Socialistic ticket North Lethbridge' two dates in line, D, McNabb for alderman, and R. C. B. Thomson lor trustee. The Separate school trustees Tfvere declared elected by acclamation. There were only three vacancies only three nominated. Ex-Aid. King infused some to the nomination meeting rose to protest strongly agairm closing of the polls this o'clock. He charged, that it, Was Just a game of the council to chise the wcrkingmen, and H'i or had not been afraid to present -aim- self at the meeting, he 'woiWd 'bare "been pleased to inform him "If it is illegal to keep tha rpolla open till eight o'clock this yearjwhen they were open till eight the past two elections, then the city has been trans acting business illegally for the past two or three he said. Mr. Robinson: "Then why did you not protest the Mr. King: "It's a shame and a dis- grace." S. W. TuckweM, labor candidate, ex- pressed similar opinions. {Continued on Dulutb, shipments, j I H N fl" which are expected to close on De- Jt lit I LLL MR. LEACH will have to be elected. J. L. the not be a candidate for re-election. He made that sr.ncuncenisnt to the Hsr- ald 'this morning, and thus confirmed a rumor which has been prevalent fop time. Mr. Manwaring leaves in a couple ef week's for a month's visit in Unit- tima for the annual meeting, when of tie other mem! crs of the he will hind In his retignation, .cabinet to accede to his demand for the Reeling of So far no one has come forward a? Q[ thc, snd for the position, The PoalJSions- Il: ln quartsrs tion of thc fao.rd for next i, nof !that Licutcnaat-General Uycher's re- f jtion of bo.rd for next year is not J eicany aerincD. it is the general feel- i ed Boards of Trade at Macleod tomc-Trow, Comuiissioaer P. L. cember 5, when the ..extension on the RESIGNING i marine insurance expires, will exceed any previous season nearly threefold. Tho total shipments for the Beascn up to -Monday were bush- [els, as against bushels for f.] the entire fall run last year. During Southern Alberla Assodat Leacb will tender his vesigna- week about bushels ing, however, that a great deal of the 1B JS 10 IC will have to be eliminated, and 1 in conjunction with the council, the board will turn its attention next year more toward an industrial campaign. Mr. Manwaring states that he may re-enter the newspaper field. psc of thc present cabinet, hut ar' secretary of the organ- ization. H is D. Finley is out after v position. Mr. Leacb will go to Row next year, where lie will be connected with 't- is MAKING MAKING MONEY Montreal, Dec. Dominion Textile Co., this' mornli.s increased Mr. Uidtke in Hie real emato its dividend frosi fiv cent, ve to sixe per were seat down the lakes, making the total up to last night approximately bushels. VICTORIA'S STERLING business. DEBENTURES London, Dec. Victoria, R.r., v I sterling are quoted today I at ?5 OT, J, H, Fleetwood will be the new sec. rctary-treasurer of the School Board after January 1. The Herald was informed to this effect this morning. Mr, Flc.etwood applied for the position at a salary of His apnlieaticn has been ac- cep-'.ed, and wil! be confirmed at the, regular board meeting On VVedncsu evening of this week. to find a man who can give his whole time to the work of the schools.. He will act very much fn the capacity of a commissioner, as Superintendent Hamilton, with forty teachers under his eye, has not the tlmo to give to dcialls. Mr, Fleetwood has served for twelve years or. tne Lathbridgc Schooi Beard of them in the position of Mr, Fleetwood will fill the vacancy chairman. He has, therefore, a strong created by the resignation of C. B. j hold on work of the board. Bowman. I Mr. Fleetwood will shortly resign his position as city watermasiery In tendering the position to Mr, Fleetwood, the Board is endeavoring which he has filled for several ;