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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 2, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta J'agct LETHBjlIDGE DAILY HERALD DECEMBER 1907 Published EJTASLISHtD DICEMBIR 1907 by.the Luthbrldge Herald Pubtljhjno Co.) ;Ltd.. every lawful office, sixth street, Lethbridge, AlMrta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN ________ Managing Director T. W. OUAYLE Managing Editor JOHN TORRAIXCE Builnofi Manager Editorial, Reportorlal i And NeWi Department 122 4. PHONE: Advertising 'Circulation And Job 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATK1 V. l.ysar, delivered l year. mail 1300 tt months, delivered 6 by mall 11.50 1 month, delivered I month, by mnll 25c, Addresses changed ns often as desired, bill jwth ntw.Md eid dresses ba THE DAILY HERA Cross Drus 0. Hoherl fifed Cross Drusr Boot; Store: J. iindra' Hotel: Pi-onle's' "onia; Allln. e Co.; Jackso undra Hotel; eo etore; Kenny A Co.; H. TT. Ho-mllton. Flncher E, J. Mitchell: D. L. McCroa. We stink e Bros. Cardston Alhorta Drus Book Company. Fernle, Q. Percy Beat ,LD FOR AT Medicine M. .Horthain. Cra'nbrooli' afad Atchlnson.- O. L. Refuncke Diamond CHr Drug Co. Wide News Company. A Brown, !lS-4th Stre.t. Jamlesbn News Cu., TOa.-itiverside. Avenue. Alio on all C.P.R. tralni THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wedurstlay tn eight on'mora contains a siiinmury of the news of the week, looil and 1 "-'ear advaneft .........ji.60 3 months" 6Uc months fn advance NO.MI.XATJ now it .Think Not Knock Later O.MI.XATIONS ARE-OVER, and remains for the rate payers to make their 'choices a mayor, four aldermen am] three school trustees to elect out ol the large field the task is tio eas> one. H has sometimes been said ,'lhat it. does not make so much difference about the personnel of the r 1513 council as it did last year, and 111 Pi-. 11 wi reason is advanced that the big spending year is over, therefore next year's .council will not need to give so much time to the hip .liess Or city. It is true that the city's big'spend- ing year for sonic time at least is But that capital outlay .has just added so the wprk of the administration 'not only to carry on -the the street railway, sewage plant, etc., hut also io justify Jie large outlay of the peo- ple's monfry. citizens trust this worjs io fmfficill, elected by then, without first taking; cognizance' of the. ability experience of each candidate in tlio Held? Is a council, elected by ratepayers taking the election more as a sporting proposition .than as -a serious -business, going to place Leth. bridge in lOlo where, its natural ad- vantages plus a little push on the part of the aldermanie board should place it? The dlfzens of Lethbriclge :are asleep this election campaign. Not a single meeting yet has been attended headed men, who have made good In Ilieh' own iirivalo business, this fact should he placed to their Il Is necessary .that thoro should he n TOiiroscniatlvo of labor In co.un- ell. Ihit let il he.a'man wtio'lms been In direoi touch with the siiino, ittul ivho has lh.> conlidciice of tlio waKC- winicri. It Is iiot.snillcieiii for n can- di'datc to pose as'a labor candidate merely for the purpose of catching There are two names unions E IMTLY thu candidates who limy lici styled real ri'lireseiilnilvcB, and 111 Ilila regard It Is for tlio ratepayers lo list- their judgment. The IsBiia'Jis the I'nycrs. Ihoy.htivo a j'espuusiblllty bo- torn iyitl should approach thn iiuoallon wilh an: open in In resardiess of small IhliiKS, but tlio behelH to (he. city, ami so >t0 U lioart. themselves, patiimotintly OUR POINT; OF VIEW Do-not lot xero weather take all the heat out of the municipal campalsii: Christinas is speeding luu-uril us. Did anyone ever mention to you that wise to "do your shopping early." Over two-thirds of (he electors have ai-ked lor commission form of govern, nient. It is now a whe. the-r tlie people rule or not. Tile Toronto Telegram, one of the Jiollest i'onservalive papers in Can- ada, is out with the hatchet. says: "Conservatism may yet eiirse the day that Hon. K. llord.'ii fell under the evil spell of Kobert There is no use in condemning tlio city council for expenditures winch were endorsed by the ratepayers. It i mistake was nmile there should'bo in effort to prevent its recurrence' in be future. Any man who supports the initia ive. referendum and direct legislation n one sphere of activity and opposes ivic commission government is either grossly iucoiisistont or he is an In- ellecttia! paradox. a number of candidates too sound on the question There 01 any ommission government despite the tct that tile electors by an over- vote demanded it. if they isregard the electors in one question by 100 people. Lethargy before elec- 1 'O't ticn leads to criticism after it is all I over. A little" real enthusiasm for the hat guarantee is there that the ectors would have any consideration. any Tell noiv what ym think of the. proposed extension of tin city Hmils. Don't, leave it all to Ihem and then say did was tin limit; Tomorrow, night inn electors should Bather lu.forco at the theatre lo hear tho candidates. I.el there he full ami frank discussion and give Jhe speak- er's fair pliiy. i.I.el us imve straight commission sovonimeiit. Nearly: every man spok- e.n to lhe present system! Why not try a chauso? If it dues not' prove satis'tactory the people who make the law-can unmake It. The people rule. t Just what- reason the intelligent elector can. And for. turning'down tho preseiil of the 11'ou for men of more or less unknown quantity one Is at a loss to know. While inexperience may he the worst cli'argcd "agaitrst Mayor op- ;-onents. that should bc enough, Leth. liridge Winits p. man wllu knows the municipal-business 'at the'head of flairs this year. Lethbrldge will'have over a Clliar.-. tor of .a minion, of current expense this year.: It is hardly likely the rate- payers will nut a man in charge who lias admitted 'he is no financier, and who has never been connected with the commercial side of any concern. The mayor's chair is not a place where one can blame things on the STANDARD SECURITIES COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF ORNINGSIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 issues of -tile campaign during the campaign will eliminate a lot of sense- less knocking aftei'wards. ;IUr. Kleotor, now is the time to think. What about? The commission form of govern ir.ent. .Extension of city limits. An industrial policy. The control of Gait hospital. The market nuestion. Purer waler supply. The proposed radial railway. The new city charier. The much needed public library? Have yon thought of each of these issues? Do yon know where the candidates stand in regard to each? If you do not, don'i you think time-you did? Capital Values of Agriculture, Manufactures and the Railways- AccCrdins ,o the estimates of the I value of pjoperty for the national wealth of the United stales j Purposes of pfjidticUon, 'excepting i rented does not include made by the bureau of the census tit value of the 'railways increased but! lillle more than half as fast as thoj value of all property f'-'nu 1SS10 to! 150-1. i From Ififli" Yu the capital of asr atitre ipital I increased from to theM .al value of manufactures from] to any allowance' tor patent rights will. The capital value of tile railways used "in this comparison is the road .and etiulpment" as it stands on thalr books and as re- ported by theur-to the Interstate report of the bureau of the '.100 indicated that thel O.M1XA.TIOX DAY brings before tiic pnhlie the names of bom fide candidates for the new euit council. That is to say they will be presented with the names of men who are in earnest, and have not with- drawn from, the intentions they have already announced. Xot'all the can- didates can hope to see their desires ..accomplished. There must, ily, lie a process of sifting, is this process which the minds of ratepayers nmv uni flection div f First Jut foremost, it is Important that electors should have the, full rnnf.Acace that the men selected Nomination Day to the i "W> indicated that the of road and equipment, of" th-j i die industrial i railways from to .j fllion in" ixistetico was j more than as greV us their 2 Own or Control several of trie very- best located corner properties on tnis avenue. "1" SEE" US BEFORE BUYING Wilson Skeith Opp. Alexandra Hotel C. P. R. AGENTS Phone 1343 Jie those who are pledged to see jlhat the proposed form of commission is carried through It he idle to be led away by any BlV-cious arguments against the policy i-Wection is not claimed for it, but 'In ctomparison to the old system, the balance of .argument is all In favor of Iti. Covernraeut by aldermen has bc-eii and found wanting, not only inj Lethbridge. but in other cities where has been practised. Leaving centres. .Montreal has government is purely oty- 'he genera ground that, everythin is the best for th thing consi an considered, i d for the against il, and pointing to its Local Manager I. SALBEKG Great Drawing Card see you bave no modern conveniences .for 'women hanking in ihis institution of yours. Two of the highest bureau of railway economies. paid gossips in tiie city are always i 1 ita HERE IT IS: ,or ,l to onus about. Our share lions co-usidered. As lo II, un r led in advocatln, connnissioi, form of' amount wboiu "A city circulation equal to the number of resi- dences in the city" This is what the Herald guarantees advertisers Your Story in the Herald Reaches Everybody "Just fora Joke Encouraging Tho i'arson (about to iiniiruvc the j a man roaches {your age, .Mr. Dodd, he nannot, in the j nature ot" thingd, f-xpcct to live much longer, and The dunno. passon, I 1 be .stronger on my legs than I were v-hen 1 started. Fatal Kindness first he know he is fat? Second No, he is s his friends only call him Btout. rich Conscience Employer (to his' don't Know what to think of you; every time I see you you are asleep. sir, surely it's a good sign that I liave a clear Fiiegende Blnetter. Still Anxious" "Are you going-to Iveep your new "I can't toll. dpii't Know yet we suit Opin- ion, Doctoring a Doctor "I say, Doctor, did you ever doctor "Oh, yr.s." tell me this. Hoes a doctor ilccior a doctor tj'c the' [joplur he doctored, or dues the doctor doing the rioctcnng- doctor the other doctor Jn his own Washing ton Herald. It's Out told me that you toid tier that secret I told you not tu toll lor. a mean Uiing. told ifr not to loll you. her I wouldn't! oil you pho [oh! don't icll her) i Tclesvaiil.. T( rr rr l.i I 1 1 1 Tj A Straight Carload from John Haig Miirkiucli. Scotland quick 407-409 Second Avenue South, and dmn! Utlibridge. Albsrta, Canada. ;