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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Pape 10 TTIK IMrriTBKTDfiK ITtiRAM) Monday, 2, To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge 1 iun offering invseir as a candidate for al- dennanic honors in the forthcoming muni- cipal election for these rcMsons: I am an absolute believer in Ihe straight commission form ol'government. initiative, referendum and recall. I am convinced that Ilienp- of an independent hoard of police connnissioners is an immediate and absolute iteccssil v in this city. .Ill iijV jildu'inent the mosi imporianl work -for the council of HH.'i, he the carrying (WiI'of the above mimed reforms, (ienerallv, .if elected I shall serve ihe interests of the ciii- xens wi.ili as much energy and intelligence as J. apply (o my own business. If llii-s statement of my views and position appeals'lo your u'ood jndgmeni I ask fervour support in my campaign and vour vote on elecHoin tluv. L ASQUITH Fellow Elector .Ao'aiu I solicit your vole for an Al- (leriiinnif seal. Tlii-ce years ago you. llionu-ht lit to exalt me. bevond mv fondest expeeia- lions. This year 1 had no'intent-ion of offering von mv poor service, bill 1 can- tiot resist: the i-a.ll of ihose. whom 1 be- lieve io hi; my sincere Irieuds ami whom .1 Io be devoted of Leth- bridge. The first plank in my plal- form in 1909 was "Civic government by a commission of three." In ISHO City .Solicitor ('onybearc and m'xself were appointed to draw up the urotmd- v. work for a plebi--ciie on the question. AJong-Avif.il Mr. did and iiltlionglj the reMili of unr is not yet seen, be it remembered that the foundation is ihe moM important part of eve.ry si.ritclnre. the foundation remains JIv policy in this matter is not changed: in other matters 1 promise you nothing bpvond serving- you 1'roin day to day, as you would lie served. Take me as you luiow me, or throw me down iJ'you '.hink it in ibe best in- terests of our citv to do so. Yours io command. ROBERT SAGE THE CHINESE WERE WELCOME St. J'etersburg, Nov. Mon-; golinn city of Kobdo has been occu- j pied by the Chinese uoous witliout i resistance from [he inhabitahts, ar- cording to a despatch to Hie Novoe' Yremya from the capital of .Moni KOlia. The tribesmf-n in tlte vicinity willingly laid down tiieii- arms. They ii.ici been supplied with wejtpons and by Uuv people of the Kab- ikas conntl-y when the Chinee arrived they even found tbr.t tiie JR-O-' pie had pivpureil a .su.-rresiiioli of f.anips for their actoiiinitnlaliou. ENACTMENT FOR THE SAFETY OF SEA VOYAGERS Berlin. Xov. bill embodying the provisions contained in the agree- ment readied at the Inleriiulioiia! r-on. i'ereiice on .ship collisions, and the resoiie of shipwrecked persons passeti Its first, and sei.-ond readings in tile imperial parliament loiliiy. Ur. Herman Hie imperial sec- retary uf state for justice, pointed out in a speec-li that Uie German imperial) parliament was tile lir.si in the world. international conference. I FOR THE MEN ON THE SOIL Talks on Agriculture PRACTICAL POINTERS FOR HORSE BUYER pn'sumptlon Unit the pros liorse-huytM- knows something ;iboiil how to I'Mimine :tin! liu1 main t'eaturt'.s ot ilic condition of a its jn chilli In tills article ami utwi'uinuss. t IhnU myself tu a brief enumeration ol such pointers ;iiuj precautions ;ts lias dic- which in a positive case, proving It; ready, at the time u( (In- sale the deal Invalid UJIDI demand of the buyer, would be greet t'd vviih general satisfaction by tin public. The advantages are plain. Oi 1 side file buyer would be at leas partly protected against those mon 1. AI'Df, TACl-i, ilisivn, looUJ T less conseions frauds, not so in and keep your mouth shut I. and "be-j frequent in horse dealing, and on lieve only what yon see and j other hand the seller be pro are two advices which you must letj tecteil uisuinst unjust demands on sink deep into your mind before div-ltlie. Part of the buyer. Only the dis- i honest dealer couM oti.iect. In Tile assistance of H competent huiriun Ls of lite of- this slate o{ al.'airs. can not bo tco Ultlcli the less you possess your-; bovv and profitable it is to self; hut remember thai even the best) set seller a properly execut- k'et.'i'inal-y bis capacity aa such--must nut be presupposed to bo ot auyihing bin Uie horse's conformation, build, ase and stale of ed written specified statement. Many .times.1 Slow-ever, this is impracticable and in such well as in other (uses (oo, for all fail to icaltli. The adaptability and useful-! a competent veterinarian to jess of the animal for ihe particular; the horse before closing the n.rpose yon it. you yourself j liral- and it pays big. It is be the only jndae of or. if lack-i astouisliitis to witness the ns such qualification, rather submit I which farmers in par. bat part to the judgment of a reli-l i'cular, and the public ill fieneral, are title and experienced horseman, uii-l stilled by tin, wholesale, simply ess I lie veterinarian happens to be! froi" lllck of Iirecautions or. what is neb a one. lit1' foolish, from the well-Known tendency among innumerable dab- biers in horsemanship io consider themselves full-dodged jitdses of horse flesh. Me cautious about middlemen. Their interests demand that the deal! be closed, even if ii takes place at! yom- di sad van i ago. i 4. Never buy a sick or diseased j autuml. The Arab rightly says: "Ittitned bt. who buys to cure." Kx- cepiions only prove tbp rule. In huyiug horses in foreign com tries it becomes necessary to kno tile laws governing the horse-trad' where such do exist. These specify the various diseased cottd want a horse lhaii .-an mak earn his feed, avoid those under tanlM ,.e5pectiv I years of age. When it is a question j M.h ,.emollstratlo ot hard Work and exhnustins: use. a mllat be nese Ms Qf ff good ten-year-old is to be prefeircd i-oininence at the moment th to an uutned yonugster of four is (lelivera, ,o "veour remarks and obsei to your-self. If -vvarrantod ihey! canso bin ill feelings; if unwarranted! mid naive, the seller unite will turn to iiood account the ignor-j aure thus IT.. HHYH you decided not to ihe horse, let ii fei'sru to tbe stahle Fiirtlu-r hiilo. aud Uon'r start iu point out 'he motives for your re-! jecttou. No sellor enjuys listen (o tbe ct'iisnre of bis yoods. Xoj :-eli is bitter enough. j veniure to that if the pros-j pective buyer follows tbesf; rules and! let liiin.sf'if hi.- guided by them, he will! be io ihe mo.si ;tmi (ommcn mi.-takes. even if he do, willituii, much iirrsoiui! experience.: The bitla.ice be gained practice. havo in our no speeilii Inws rovpring horsp-dcaling. in the sftiisp mo.-it. KuroppaTi st.siips, exi.-ept 11 real Britain, enjoy. If fraud has ptm-TKl a deal, the case must event i iijiily be subject to the senert! Sinct1. iiowrver. is a well Ki n fact that tbe eqnim- family may suffer1 fvom many ailments aud faults that always be discovered even i threw io days tor intiiauce, "hlind i chronic) tarry u form of sta i i sutler in any form ot' lameness. "Good must be quiet dotirin linonii blintiiK'KK t-nt already ai it is a maiu-r .srattFi! ili.li our., although HI time of the i -be very much TR-I mrse-buyer is Etiu in i this couniry rather nnprotocted legal- ly. I feel convincHl that an adoption of, yr approach to. such Inws specifieil! tor horse-doaUns. mainly censisUag in sth of YO Lethbridge Monumental Stone limits for r uvideuci- of the' SIMPSON AND NEEDS, Props Importers of Scotch Granite St. S.. near 3nl Ave. Lethirifl BENEFIT BY GETTING, OUR PRICES t, Place aud time of sale; I1, signal- nieut t.a brief and clear description of he the qtutlities guaran- eed againat. For instance: Htcceived of Mr. ...........the sum of for a bay uare, warranted 5 years old, sound.j ree from vice, quiet to ride ant! carry lady. London, June...... 191... .Such u guarantee is yood for lays, if no other term is stipulated, lowever, horses bought at auction ;ates must be returned within 21 ours if it i.s found that the animal oes not cori'espoud to description in ae catalogue. In Ireland they have no such agree- nents, btit ii is customary that the lyer let ihe horse be exaniitied by veterinarian within 48 hours aud it her party submits himself to his ecisioti. Without this-precaution the{ eal is irrevocable in all cases. In the United Slates conditions re- semble ihose in Canada as far as sjie- citic laws is concerned. In the larg- est American horse market at the' Chicago stock yards, the auction sales; of horses are regulated by certain de-j Unite rules. When a horse is brought; in for sale a sign slitting how horso is to be sold is immediately posed ou the auctioneer's rostrum, There are of these signs, viz.: I, sound: serviceably sound; ;j, wind aud work; work only; legs go: ti. at the baiter. What theso terms mean is that pvery peciive buyer should familiarize him-! self with. Ail horses must be ineil and tried hy purchaser as soon as bought, ami must be tried and ac- cepted on the premises during the day of sale, as all guarantees on j horses expire- with iliat day, and on! delivery of tbe horse. In no case can! horse be rejected except ou the day. of sale, unless sold as sound and j proved to be a criliher. heavy, crampyj lame. If proven to have any of[ tbe four named fauks. purchaser: shall have until !i a.m. Iho following! day to reject tbe horsp. Should anyj uesiion arise for ad just in en t be-! i ween buyer and seller the matter! shall be referred u> three members of the I'liioTi Stockyards Horse J i hangd, the decision of a majority of whom shall ne linal. It will bo seen rbaf here also is tbero no real piaraii- !ee against such diseases as may jji'tsent at ilic (imV of the ?ven some lime previous to which for their diagnosis may rrtinire days or weeks of expert ob- servation. Xow. if ihe horsi! suits the buyer' nd be decides to purchase, be should iy ail means keep cool and not be- any enthusiasm or particular do re for the animal when inquiring for iio price. Most horse dealers, namely re shrewd judges of human nature, ml quick to discover the attitude of u inexperienced buyer, and stipulate lie price accordingly. Furthermore, H may in almost all canes lake i' T granted that the price aalied will be one or more "fifty-dollars" (ban expected. If the price you hail figured on paying is very consider- able below the sum asked and an eventual agreement thus practically excluded, then simply withdraw with the air of a man of the world and part. HS friends. If on the other hand the difference be not so great as to ex- clude the agreement, then simply state the amount you are willing to pay, which the dealer frequently will refuse with a more or simu- lated astonishment: in these cases it, is sometimes good policy to .sMcl: to your offer, while starting to walU off your way; that might bo termed more in accordance with remains, and after some display of diplomacy the difference is, settled by dividing it. j if after a thorough inspection and mustering you feel convinced thattli hortJe will suit your pnrposo well, al- ways remember tbat it is far hotter to pay n little too much for a good and useful animal than 10 get a "bargain" on a doubtful oiie. as the latter gen- erally loses In value, while the form- er increases; After buying- a horse one should re- menVher the importance of feeding it carefully after its transfer to your own stable to avoid sickness and dan- gerous colicB. Any increase in feed should take place gradually and, if kind of quality is different from the accustomed food, all changes must be spread over a period of ar, least -days. The I'firmers would savo many a if this rule were strictly observed. As horse trading offers unusual op- portunities u-nd temptations for sharp practices, -both buyer-and seller equal- ly need to bo horse-wise and alert. Dishonesty, is discountenanced In the great horse markets, but, is common unions scalpers, "gyps" and small trn- dcrs outside of the recognized markets jind Is likely to be practiced by either the buyer or the seller. NATIONALIST PAPER SUPPRESSED Cairo. Kgypt. Nov. Nation- alist. Kl Alam, has been again, suppressed as a result this. time of a-violent, article by Knfarta Rey at- tacking luKinil I'asha, the Turkish Grand Vizier, and accusing- him of be- ing nn Anglophile and of being re- sponsible for the Turkish defeats. Tho disappearance of the paper leaves iho Nationalist, party without an organ. ON A FLYING VISIT Liverpool. Nov. Herbert. Beerbohm-Tree. the English actor manager, sailed from here today on board the steamer Caronia on a Hying visit fo the United States. TRUCES Ib. Truck, F.O.B. Brantford Ib. Truck, P.O. B. Brantford Guaranteed fo [five satisfaction LOCAL DEALER WANTED Our representative is now in the West- touch with him through this paper. Brantford Trucks -get in Lethbridge POST OFFICE BOX 98 Wai! Paper Win iriusl live willi your picliires. hooks, I'nrnilnre and wall Tlic-reforc hnvo Ilicm to you, iiarliciil.-irly Ihn WALL PAPER, for it occupies more siutee In your riingc of walls tiiiin The Revlo Co. Painters and Decorators Avenue South ;