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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 2, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday. Dccoiubor 2, THE LKTHRHIDGi: DAILY ARTHUR REID bonds, which made ihe city ceui. fyr tbe money. A T1RTI 'atriK'ss lu Mr. J'vrb! WARMLY GREETED he. blio'ived :i statemej from (THAT ENGINEERS ALL DIFFER Promfees Change Accounting iiianivipji accoumiju Mayor llurJki bad sooj an audit any i-ity West. ?rn Canada. The main iiriui-iiik's ol the-. -ji-om to le ull v.lu-ii It ca down to Ue- laHi-. tin1 svslem is :U fault, ami will haw: lo Ln- .rcmfilifil. ML- Ulieved ju-iii o' tbo ijusjuess fihO'iM foe frhuv. ti 011 llio books that It co-jM be travel throng at u few U ebo'ild diy. Rvery week, minutes' In.1 yo ttiut. evny .month ami ivory iho city toulil kuow uhere it stood !u com- rarifcu with any day or wrek or jiionlh of any other year; Mo iliil uot claim to knovfall about clvi.: iir-.-ouiit- incr, Uut-Jic Lad been He luitl- mailt-Ja of the XcwVcrk, Cln- other systems, uud bo tliat with tin t'S- 1'er; lo work a Jilm. really to liiin ui thy city halt, he said. shontd tin; fronds to flurj. Co; ai 33, to have Leon Instead or ten-year, as tbe> wcro.J Originated Dual Pumping Idea Arthur 11. Grut.c. juiijlic works btjuke only a. jyw Iml in iliat time he made it iicr.Ycily clear whore tlu> d'jul water system idea eamo from. Dr. .MuwV-un was mayor, he. was livi Iroai He icauiiil lentil the jalv, but I say ilhal ue can. I( I getting a j j >eac sataiy and 'U'lc i would toon comedovm in U.e .Sl'JO'i nuil.. H our tax rule shows an ii.crca.se of three mills, ii is considered il necessary to To this must h'V.iin arj thai Hill suit Loth-1 Jt'.rll to sin- ot Ihe town, PETITION BEING SENT TO THE INDIAN CARDSTON AND GLEN- WOOD ACTIVE of Uic l ,be of uf Cards, ton Park-iuke :ire.i covcTi-d. by now, would n-ake a splendid: lallori liasiu. .He hai3 a survey to sa.tltfy bfinself on that At that tlir.tr the tity was buy- Ing feet o' froui'lliu [r- nation compiiny. having water Un ;he "sysU-Jti was reaslliK'. ami 'the city's rights now give onlv one i-ecund foot. lie did nut ihiuk there would uu much difficulty !n devflouiiit a dim! [juntu- (ten.that spei.il in.j luuii of jib if it inert ihe h. ol )f the department uf lug system' which wouM could Ic e'.'uheO. An.l tt would be evolveiJ if hu were clcctotl mayor. HP had not endeavored to v-isuyo the svflt m this year, b coaus t- i i would hart- to be clianaed again in 1314 (o suit Ilio change In government o.ich deparlnicnt Tvould vaut to keep account oj Its own aloiis the B3iuc lines _as the general cysiom laid down. AW. How did tbc flty com- T-arc In October ol year with Oct- ober of last year? TJio J don't Ittiow. All I do know for sure Is that the Parks and Doiilevards.dciiartineni, of which Aid. Skelth is is In year aiid it wasn't last year. La ligh- ter.) "As for tlio Kire doiiartinent. he did rot know if. economy could prac- tised there more Ir.aii it had Ijeen, but ho would see thi> underwriters and: find out If be'inade to do. Chief Davis Gets Credft The police derailment came In for pome consideration. He Mould bi willing to, have u police commission appointed. Or he would be willing al- "o to 'leave the- control of the depart- ment in the- hands of the chief. Thai had been dene this aod "1 give Chief Davis tho credit for mating tlio cleanest city in Can- today." fs ioeti- could not the city In a much belter position us regards waterworks' than it Is uoiv at a minimum of cost. .Mr. Grace thought he as of In-torn hi K and acting 'as imiiBsioner of public woihs and city engineer as any candidate for the same poslttou. He claimed he had nover made a failure. True. in- take of tlie South Albert a irrigation system had none out 011 htm. Hut so had tho "famous Sir William Will- cock's Assouan, intake on (he Nile water, (oo, Tim South Alberta Intake bud cost The Assouan iutako -had cost Absent No Longer Heiiijj tlic absent In campaign Sias been Arthur KtM's lot FO far, out it way n right royal wel- come that was accorded him on his first appearance last night, llpca he hail not been talked of EO much, nor given so much publicity as the others, didn't 'mean that he is .nol con- sidpred the man lor commissioner of public utilities by many of the voters. he rose tu sneak he was ed by. round after' round of tOicers that brouglit a smile to hia face, and made liiui look like tiic'semv old Ar- thur Rclil. Stands on His Reputation "Tills is my first appearance In intro- last hu said, way of duction. "I have teen ill sirit July, and totally out 'of touch The Chlldren'B Shelter, he tLongUt, jtlllngs to tlie -libu'M be more closely.under city su IJllt ani 1 liervision. Soino changes atsc Oc-'madc fn the stores department. Ho slfgriatizerJ ns a dGlibemle lio the that was. floating about tc effect that he had posted a sigu at No. 3 when he was superintendent ol tho: coll [cries to. the effect that "no Kiigllsliman. need apply." The Hng- iiad pco _ at "tlie mines wlica IIB was In jliarpe. The Mayor did not spare criticism of the waterworks system. He called It a liotch-jiotch. -lint he did nol 'lame it on Arthur Reid or any olhei laid It at the door ol the syatc'm, "He. felt-sure that rasi councils had overridden Iho ttscom- nendalions of engineers chosei: he cheapest scheme when making ex envious. However, lie thought dial 17 taking into consideration the reser oir at Henderson he gave he credit for Uiot scheme to ex-Mayo: Fatch OP ex-Mayor Oliver, a double .yBtem coiilrt be evolved which would 'oiEeve the situation to a very greal Defends the Slate "They call TIB the engineer -C said. "Geiitlcmcnj I (Jo not think hero was ever a tlmi in tbp, nffairs crl he city when an cnglnt-eiB' slate wag lore needed. And I think, too. Ifaat Hth Mr. Grace and Mr. Hetil, wo can l-ork out a soIuUoTi for our water difficiiHies that win be satis- lictory to everyone.1' Meant No Insinuation j Mayor Hardie came back later to Tplaia some things about Die ailiciie Jast evening's Herald about the rouble in the power plant 'He tt distinctly unaerfilooj thai is'wris not casting reflections of Mr. or any other candidate in the lie war, F.iirt Mr. Kctd hen- nothing of it. Ho, Ind been by telephone flfter the article ap- Urcd, and told Iliat it -rolloclcd on ir. Keidj bill notblng wag ever farlh- from -his mind. That "Blowhard" Letter JVV. IT. Peebles nnd tho Mavor KOl :to a little after the ayor's Bpeech. Peebles ilract from a letter En (be Herald 'j iliile February 14, signt-d "IIIow. Jn which (he Mnyor liimseU memtiers of the council were as slick ones, c-tc. Ho wanted tho iiyor to toll him uhotber fie Iliongbt'l i man ivlio wrote that lelter I1, man to nidi (he mcni-j J-K of any commission- Tlio Mayor j il ho wrote the admitted it.J said It was written as n jiltco of fire, anrl Iml no other mf'atihig. Mr., Peebles Got Bum Steer iho boinl dent cnmn up, nnti PccMoa got Into hoi wnter. He :etl Mayor If H gooil Icy (o give aii option on rlh ol fitly bond? at S2.10 whcii gcES ft. Co., of ToroTiro, hmt gtil a of bontls at a ri.sr; of 2 T.oints in mnrkot.- Mayor li.iri Mm on the hip, The sold nl were ten ycnr ch at S7i matte tUjr cent, oti iJif: he sold In VOE'K ivcre >car with ,_ am in this campaign. I urn soliciting your votes on my reputation ami work of the. past seveiTaiul 'a half years' service in tlie city of Lftthbrldge ein- Iiloy. 1 think In view of the imlus- Iries .we have now and in'rieu- of the indiiFtrial iirosranune that has been mapped out, it. Is absolutely neces- technical man Mr. I ly lie. 11 ion aijiJ he u, r s for the- betting ai-ari t-i toi. us. unoas IMoad llosorvf. that certain laudui.uks be of dialaiie tuo polcis L of the same type sn tliat a siofh of repairs that f wgiib.l "Tijut from lo limp ft-nces arc jtht> case ui the Hraii-lo.-i -t acioss.-vs. ifit JJrjudon Has Coi. S. Pioli- HJP Allan linc-r Virgin- from l.-'t-iiCy from of J "Iht- uiinisicr of n-ikfl lorai: ihat it uui (-.--tomary foi- him I'j i.c did r.ul think iliac tven irorj i-iU-. tli.Tf was -Jt-yihlut; oi pub- llii: ii.u-rc-si that lould a'-.-out. proant in hi- .Mr. rfjilvirijr ttiat ii would not be tit- tliU and as tu ihy in tho cu-1'. ttif public wore kept informed in ihf From the other by tin- bourds of trade in t'ardtitou aiid (Ik-nvrood. Jt as (tctitiun of tin- of the Itnrj: of Ojrdfitm. atid of tho village'of in in? Province of Alberta, vho'vtih: "Tlint the said village uf j lA-tween Carrlsion ami tilenwoo-.i. as Tuo isolitliou cottaxo is located on tho Belly riv-.-r. in a aiid ?ei ajiart from publk j and Ktarlei fev uorthwesteriy direction from die and if this is done your petition-1 l-t-on ojicccJ !u Kt Thouuis: by the ihfi road iiaeJ for the lime K-H- Iccniln- tlie supply of i dt-rlnj; it neewsary to uiafee drciared, ihat to avoid fiitcii ftlifts; %u to the i "Yum1 iK'Eilloneri tuerefortr pray: HOIHI. TN; oilier t-a> "That you may thut a Corbou for [may surveyed across snld hilr Lord-; Ho will rtay En ot iti MILK old iritsids before Itav- SINNOT AGAIN MAYOR ls fur havi-: CaUary. ULV. vt-en II. A. Slnnut hag Mayor of this ciiy by fcnow absolutely nothing ab- Ac I told j'ou before 1. have been out of touch Tvith things in the deprvrln-ent for months. I do not even fcnoir tbe nature oC.lue tlouble referred to." The meeting u-fls one of the larff- est D> tiiu camiialgn, (he liall utlug lillcd lo capnclty. with about one inin- one and that is that if i I 'am eltutQd. lo the, 'first commit) .sionership, and-get the support of Ihe other eommissioi.crs, at the ot my first day in there, will' be i uo more, red ligM district. And they n-ill not stay in I.elhbridgc onee they are forced to move. Thoie who j want to reform will be sent.' sonic- wlicre where they he given dreri stnuding. Tlie ticket holds two oPjJOiliuiity to do so- Those do .........not u-aui to, will he driven from the. t rcore meetings Uiis week-when the trio have ueen piclceil by the committee will anpcar lay Hie electors ottier of the work of the various departments for which they are'striving. F. CUTHBERT ATKIN will speak as follows: To-night Burg man's Halt at 8 p.m. Subject: "The1 Social Evil, its Causes and Cure.'' Wednesday a I 8 p.m. Thursday Monarch, at 8 Bijou At 9 p.m. Friday 1 Oalbrjilh, at 8 p.m. Subject: "OMy.Finance and Im- provements.'' Saturday Central School at 8 p.m. Subject: "A.Clean City" cily. The meeting lailirr sltmly at- (cudcil, owing no 'Joubl I0 the" rais- umlwslanilins bftwcra .Ihc janitor I of thn biiililing and tho north anil South I.rtlibriclgc Vule'rs' Associa- linr.s, under whose auspices Ih.c raih- crim; was j; anucr presided. A HOME RULE UNIONIST Ixiii.lon, nee. Arm- strong, a Canadian railway uroniolor an.i who Is the official j conservative candidate for Colne'v.il- Icy, Yorkshire, is tlircnte.iod with op- I position from Captain. A. Car- [Penler. til" iirc.vloiis conscnclivc cmididafo, who alleges that lie Jias been fliglitol by Iho party. Mr. although "a con- KErvallvc, support? the policy o( Home Itule all routi.1. R is not. how. understood that this utilise has causcO present illfficirlt jwlilcli Is additionally Interesting CIR .C'liarles Leach, liberal 'mcijibpr, has dcclile.-l to" retire. Reason No. 2 -Why shonli! (ho ladies vole for F.CuthbertAtkin ho slnnils Tor AbsVdiilcIv Ck'iiii ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS Before Voting Against Any One Candidate on the Citizens' Ticket Would il wise It) luni out jusl lie Ills; civil' situation anil is in !i posilitm In apply Hie ivinwly? Do yon nol nyiet; Iliat llurilio who liulpi'ii friitni' Ihc new chnrlei' iind hits lici'ii a of it for u year, is the very mini lo iiilriitltici; il so as lu cause, tht lunsl. possihjil uiuoiihl of hiisiiiulurstiindiiijj? Don'l you Ihinl; lluil when Ihinlie is liuuc'sL lu stiilc lliul ;i ivilitclion of lii-xalioii is impossible next year, he dots nol conic within {lie role of glib promisors ready lo promise for 11 vote. Hiirtlic knows tbc I'ity's condition, consctnifnlly knows (hiil Dehls ninsl be ;intl cannol hii Tbe Imt'ks ;inc! .stones si'C'm lo be nearly nil under Ibe .one apple Ircc. Don'l you agree with' a famous slules- man in Ilir of Ibe moral. That is the Ircu with tbe bcsl apples on'il. Vole, for Ibirdie. Some concrele froze on part of a dam due lo an nnex- pculcd fiost, and the river undermined u portion of llio stnicltiix1 causing a minor loss compared Ibe im- mensily of Ihe work. von think il bluek- (iuurd a man with one.ol Ibe finest .engineering records on Ihe eonlinenl because of Mich a slight mishap, (irace does not resorl lo subterfuge in explainiii" il. lie admils il was a piece of hard hick, 1ml il did not refieci on his abiliiy as an engineer. There isn't nn engineer on the coiilinenl worlli calling an engineer, who nol had a similar experience. Ask Hie. big railway companies other conslriicling con- cerns. Do yon lliink il fair lo me, such a story iinder- hniidcdly and not be man enough lo use. il on a platform. Thai is whtil is lieing done, in Hie eJise uf Arlbnr tirace. you think with his line record and Ihe big works wilh which he has been associaled, Lethbridge would bo fortunate in securing the services of Mr. Grace? If you weir, jioing Iti Irnsl ;i piece of viili.iablu inncliiniiiT or ii worlli over (i inilliiui lo iniullicr num. whom would you sclcd? A uiiin wlio kilew lliu plunl from ilit1 time llw firs I hull rivelnl or n miin who mil ;i engineer ;ind luis iinlliing ]jul ii lliTOivliral nlbi'sf. would selcd fliu cxpcrivna'd mini. 'I'liiil is nil Ibnl is iiskcd in. MiLs You nrc itskrd lo wpply Ilic principic.s ol Lvm.ems, mid cli'd Aillitir lo look nfler your civic, ulililics. bnill Hiiihvny less Iroulik- "mid liiis il niaiiiiguil more .smimlhly DIMM tiny oilier sys- loii in {'iiiiiidii. Don'l you Iliink Arlluir should lie rewarded for his record? lit1 fair. If Avllitir licid mil looked nftcr Ihc dchiifs in ciiniicdioii wilh Ihr of lite Street KniKvny Syslem, Ihc Cily. would huve. hud lo pay five per on the rosl of coiistnivjiuii which tvotild-linvc Thai pays Ihi: salai-y ofj Ihc Commissioner C.ivic Uliljfies lor over six years. Do you-Iliink Mr. Hi-id- has earned Ihe Cily's (irniillidc? Your Vote and Influence Respectful- ly Solicited for the Election of R. E. McARTHUR A. M, CAN. SOC. C. E., AS Commissioner of Public Works 14 YEARS EXPERIENCE ON CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY, CHEAT NORTHERN RAILWAY. PENNSYLVANIA LINES. MUNICIPAL AND OTHER CONSULTING WORK EXPERIENCE IN BOTH CONTRACTING AND ENGINEERING GRADUATE OF TORONTO UNIVERSITY FACULTY OF SCIENCE Meeting To-night THE' FLEETWOOD SCHOOL South Lethbridge, at 8 p.m. SPEAKERS: Yernon Pearson Aid. J. F. Hamilton Aid. A.Williamson E, Adams Under auspices: of the South Leth- bridge Ratepayer's Assn. Vernon Pearson WILL SPEAK In the Fleetwood School TO-NIGHT Supporters be on deck and bring; your friends Other Speakers: Messrs. Adams, Hamilton and Williamson AUCTION SALE HIGH-GRADE CATTLE Thursday, December 4th AT THE LETHBR1OGE STOCK YARDS ONE MILE "EAST OF LETHnllDGE Ku and ttiree-yenr-olcl heifers, (Shorthorns! 2r. two anrl tltrco-year-olil steers, J. A. SMITH, AUCTIONEER r ;