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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 4, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Pace 4 THE LETIIBKIPGE DAILY TIER ALP Thursday Dw'wubvr t. IjU.s s'.ii I ;f a irr LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER Published by the Herald Printing Co., every law ful evening at office, Sixth Street, Lsthfcridge, Canada. 1224 T. W. QUAYLE Mliujlr-g Ei'.tcr .'OHN TORRANCS FHONE: Advertising 1252 f OAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES I year delivered J4.00 i year, br roaH delivered 6 months, by matt 5I-SO 8 nionthE. delivered 3 I raoaUi, delivered ___ 3Sc, 1 month, by mail......25c. Adflrtsscs ciiRBiea as ertea is CeWred. but ftcd ftdfirefses must be clrtn. THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Vancouver World News Co.; Keist Shop, GranveH Straet........ Co, 105 River Side Avenue. Graasy Hotel. k Co- hen. Xerrs. Agency. Bock and News Slh West; World Co. Plnc'iier Station Howard Read. St Xens Co. jrmansay areaca News Co, Red Cross Dais i Boot Store; J. G. Rob- ertsca Co.; Jackson i Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Peo- ple's Drug Store: Kenny Xllin: Lethb.-ldgo Kowl Clsar C Dljm'ni Or. D'Are. HetSrcInu Hit Ajjloibolk Hotel. A. D. Ferguson. Bestt'e pbr Co.; Craclirook Boob Corapany. PInchtf Creek Dr. MeCret; Mitchell Druj'Co. THE WEEKLY HERALD every TVednesJay In pfcrei, anrt mrcsryol tfce o[ tat local and district 1 rear In airancb Surely will not allow ;i eoudition of affnivs likt- this lo exist niiich IOHKC-I-. No womtoi- the liratls of giont universities like MtfiiU ami Queens have exiivessctl at Jlnnt- delay m nuikiusj cducalion compulsory.- Premier Hobliu of his strong British sentiments but'will he kindly tcl! us how lie is going lo make Manitoba u rAl llrilisli province if Manitoba neglects to educate its foreign The Preferential Ballot Correct Way to Mark It L OUR .POINT OF VIEW Only Uirec more of speech Don't mark your sworn] choice first column. j spoil vour ballot! 'v A plumper is. a perfectly7 legalioif so'loiig as it is one vole for one mail, but ttis not Taxes couiil for iiiure-tlian pcrsonul cunuderalions. Cusl a level headed There will be twelve defeated Candidales next Muiuiay night. JTIiey will ccriiiinlj-'consljUile the inajorily. I The third chokes nre.not counted until the seconds are-cx- kaustcd. Will llicy 'Mark one on a venture... The Toronto'Globe Hen-Hays oft'.'" all demand the old girl should "lay Vole for the men whom-YOU would bo willing in nersdiial hnsiness to ami salaries to. Thai's a good basis on which to vote. GROWING IN POPULAR FAVOR. the Albcrla legislature is adopting the principje of the' 1 "unearned increment" and embodying-it in legislation was 1ml piuiic'mng a movement designed lp.soon he. generally recog- nized throughout the west, seems evident from the rapidly grow- in" approval of the principle. hard times which struck; the such force is attributed largely to the collapse of-'the real estate boom and the high prices at which properly.was sold is causing a great deal of financial hands the property was left when the bottom dropped out of the ket. .This condition of affairs.has.led first causes of the .oppressively high is charged up in parlto the craze, for real estale A significant resolution passctVal the recent session of the Presbyterian synod of' some- thing of the tendency, to make the man who-has grown opulent through speculation, and rising-values created by the stale, con- tribute a share of his big gains to the public treasury. The synod passed the following resolution: f "Whereas business as it is being .conducted, and especially 'with regard to real estate, is', resulting in high cost of living, congestion in life cities and depletion in the rural districts, with the attendant impoverish- ment, the robbing of playground space, prompting the desire to gel wealth easily arid quickly.without render- ing a fair equivalent in value, which is one of the chief elements in gambling, in establishing false ideas of char- actcr and conduct in creating a large number of unpro- ductive citizens: Therefore, the Synod expresses Ihe conviction that Die value of land, and oilier natural rc- sources which is created by the community should be returned to the community, instead of going into the control of private individuals." Whatever may be thought of sonic of the premises upon the resolution was based, there can be no doubt that this Iwily of educated, thinking men were convinced that the stale jind'a strong moral right to a share of. the rapid rise in values as a result of the increase in population, and improvement incidcril thereto. The very fact thai criticism of .the Alberta legislation has died out is Ihe best proof that there is a general recognition justice of the principle. In a short lime people will won- der why (here ever was any disposition to question the fairness uf the tax on unearned increment. II has come lo slay. The principle of buying iii-Lctlibridge is'qujle as applicable o the civic piirciiiisK [as to Voters are loing well to. the issue atWf The statement ihal Ihe.ayerage wage, for girls in.Lcthbridge tores does no.t exceed five1 dollar's .wiJLiiotrbear.the light of in- Such irresponsible statements. help a candi- lale. r..'-. l there is talk' of Professor heading a corii- nission lo invesligaic'lhe'high cost of-living, 't Stephen takes Hie vholc worM asj> likely he would view'the high cost of iving Those who are anxious to reduce the cost-of living ake.u course, of training al Ihe Industry where iving expenses p'er.'ljead'jie'r week have hcenTigured p'ul al a week. .______ It would'-be'.a clisti.iict loss to forces' at Ottawa Xickle'o'f Kingston f o go onjhe ljcnclv-Mr> Xiekle is one sitting on the government bench- He'dpcs school, a progres- He is cabinet rank than some, of the men from Ontario bow i'u the governmenj. The is'-guessing a'Hhc redistribution of fcilera scats in Albei-ta and HOmaji have guessed rigid for all we knoNy One of (lie Ihc entire dcspatcl n the of Alberti Surely the about what to Conservatives; intend ai tal provin the lowest potentalc iii The Edmonton- Journal, She Conservative.organ in the, cap! speaks iri complimentary terms of the meinber of Ihc incial Hon. Wilfrid (Sariepy, It "Nomt can question "his ability us a student .of public questions and hi power as "a His cxiicricnce as an aldcrnian of the of Edmonton, m which Capacity he gave a good account of '-liim self will serve liiimin good slcad in connection, with his duties. What the Journal says is 'worthy of more iitieiitibn than th crilicism offered by llie Calgary Herald. The journal .know Mr. Garicpy >vhilc ils.Calgan- brother docs not.. COMPULSORY EDUCATION. QSRof the outstanding planks of Ihe Liberal platform in Man! toba is compulsory education, and il should appeal to cverj Maniloban who has the welfare of .his province at heart. A letter appearing in the Winnipeg Free Press the olher day ought to be sufficient to arouse even Ihc most careless on Ibis question. The letter was as follows: To the Editor of Ihc Free Press: compulsory education, 1 came across a case today' from one of our (owns in Manitoba thai should interest the public. Mi's.--------, widow, lias seven children, all born in Manitoba: Boy 12 years of iige; boy 11 years of age; boy 9 years of age; girl 1 years of age; hoy a years of age; boy 3 years of age; hoy years of age. The eldest five children have never Ixien to school, cannot read or write, and do not know Ihc'alphabet. The father was u Canadian by birth and educated in Brsmlford, Ont., ami al Die time of bis death was a lo'vn councillor. The mother is English by birth, and has a third grade certificate. I congratulate you on the work you arc doing for -V cimipulsorj; education'in Canada, and 1 feel assured he- Tore inany months go past il will he an accomplished -facf. There are no doubt many cases in.Manitoba situ-, ilar lo the one 1 have quoted above and your many read- '.crs should send reports lo you for publication, as il is was ihrcshcd ouf salisfae- Vtory ertdilig. 'HARRY J. WATSON, M.D. THAT CHRISTMAS GIFT Does this mtet your Requirements? SILK NECK varied ami I pricca Our atsiJrtBieiit of-thMe'ls'veiy complete and va ranee from 50 up, fn every sbaae imaginable. The ladies es- Srfsllr will Appreciate' these (or Have the sobw shad" suit- Me tor IglU {ir.rtelr.gonHeni-en friends and also, Ihc more delWate colors adapted tor their own personal wear. We woulfl call particular 'attention lo an English Pure Silk Wrap at the color "tom'Wnatlona of which cannot be'adequatslr described here. Rather espehsire? SVell. jrcs! But they will wear a liffr time and are altogether oiit of the ordinary nit. Coma and see {hem. JAS. S. ROSE PHONE 1S17. (The Particular Man's Wear-man) 606 3rd Avc. S. LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE NAMB Etfective Oct. 26, 1913. ARRIVALS FROM DUK TO AlintV NO. 11 511 uCfi 517 Crow's Landing Crow's Express............Mcdlclno Ifflt flyer ..............Spokane Paul .Cranbroofc Hat Local Ixical Locil Local .Crow's Nwt'Exprcas. UroVs Neat .Express KJjrtf aoo-Spokane i-'lycr. Ixical '...1 Cardfiton .Calgirj' KOH .....Medfcine Hat Lam ...J.Sl. Paul ....Spokane Hal .....Coiitls....... .....Cardston. .Calgary j via Aider DUE TO DBPAR 16 9, ..IT.4S So luauv havo beeu out the preferential ballot to te tor the ttrst lime Monday that lot ot v aro afraU "Ihere'U ba a correct ballot voier pre- of ballots spoiled." ip iu that strain, haven't of (ho Intelligence of elt" fellow-electors. About ihe most1 uitddblQ'thiug about tho new bal- the uame. Ami vheu you ibluk xat tho word '' means, u have Iht wliole secret, Kofer- ee to the dlasraias on tbJs pago will ires; i. anil 2 are and i.ttallols respectively. The t.fs au one U is candidates aro striving conimtsstooership of public is Is actually the case hi Llio Campaign.. Under: the old stylo of voting there onld have bee a only one "square candidate's uaine. you d.pul tho oroEs'aUer your one fay- !to You .bad ,d-your-whole Probably "Dau- [s'.'-was your'favorite. You voted r Mm.: have beea a vtntier by one vote, Adam might ive" been a -raaa with enough pcr- nal-itrtends'to elect him. He mlgv. tho last man thoso :the other five would ctect. ouid ho'represent popular Hero1-is tbe-way the result wight If we suppose 1000 ballots Adam 251 Murray OHrer 126 13S Watson HO Such an election would be by no eans. impossible. It tEtlly LV a -happened on. Monday next In. Iter contest. The elected ould have one rote over .-tha votes cast. Hef would have iO less than a majority. TJie, adoption of Ihe preferential allot does away with this possibility, ou. may prefer Daniels above all :aen candidates. But If Daniels ot elected, you nrould like' to say you would prefer Murray next. ou can say so by giving bira your] econd choice. You cculd Hot have j aid so with the old fornrot straight alloLj Rut now. you know, that U anlcla drops out ot Ihe race, your allot is handed over to So brig as ho retains a lead over some tber candidate, your" ballot belongs hiro. If Murray drops out you may prefer that Watson bo elected any ot ttfa other three. You berefpre give-.him your tbird choice. so happens that Daniels and iiirray are counted out, .Watson gets our ballot It is worth just as much o him now as any of .ills first choice allots.. In case' he dropped out you lay delegate your ballot to Thomson him fo-jrth choice. Let drop out, and, by marking L choke for Oliver, he finally gets '-''that ballot might be the oae he ee.ds. to: elect him over Adam. He was -your fifth choice, but if only Warn nnd Oliver had beeii contesting tio' election you -would have voted lor jflver. .'So-you sec where the "preference coines In, ?nd ii vise to mark ;our ballot wllh every choice to arc entitled: Candldato after andidato may be eHmlnateJ, but if mark all your choices you may ure'your ballot will be doing Ha work until the winner IB finally de He does not want Uau- Xo.' 2 shows ai fors Oliver over all. but if he can't j Oliver elected he .wants w Tbomsou lu the order uametl. Itld at all. i spotted .ballot. The votur vas zealous tor Adam abd gave him Iwoj choices, which is plaiuiy w'roos." sit might be that a voter thiuks u> lielp two men by giving them boili first choice, 'flint, loo. would bo wrong, and tho ballot -would be thrown out as spotJed. Ou this pa go arc shosvii tbe Dallots as. they vvD! actually appear on Oildnday; These .may bo Bludied n the mcauUme, aud we venluro to assert that the of Lethbrldse have-euqu'gh intelllBftnce thnt Ihe number "of spblled ballots thrown out by tlio'.Returning Oflicer on Monday nlglit wlU be tew and far between. Dont'ft For Vottri Don't nioro'than one choice (or any one yanditiate. Don't Elvg any two candidates tbe same'choice. Don't 'forget" that plumping for a candidate will neither do him any- good "nor his opponents any special harm; LADY CONSTANCE STEWART RICH of Sir Edivard Itkliardsou, who U ploying in one of tbe theatres In 'a. Canadian city. She has done couside.rablo'motor- ing wlille in Canada and'-thinks Can- ndlan scenery "tlie roa' fiood. Great Urilatn'ls pre- mier market for-' Ki- 1'orls of furs to Ulo United Klngdmn lo tbe United Slates i ADAMS, Ellas ATK1NV- FreJerlok Cuthtert 1st Choice HARDTE, HATCH, deo'rte Merrtck James Edward Ernest 2nd Choico 3rd Choice .Jlh Choice nth Choice Sample of. Mayoralty Ballot which will be used Monday. of FrUYJX'E, Arthur 1. Arthur 'Melville 1st Chuice -parti' McARTFiUP, PEARSON', Vcrnon 2nrl Choice Choice Choice nth Choici of Public Works Ballol to be used Monday. el P118UC MS 'Ja'racs'J'Vedsrlck REID, 'Arthur WILLIAMSON, 1st. Choice 2mi Choice To show tbe preference in another way; Suppose the men were all In the 6 oiuFigure Ko, 1. H Is desired bat the man elected should have clear majority, Ic. over 50 per cent, of Ifao :.votes cast. U jr-milrt be doae holding five elections. On the first election voters would T'oto on the ix men. Tho ballots would bo count- ed and the lowest, man, dropped. An election contested- by the remaining five would then be hold, and the low nan dropped. Then would follow in -ho game way elections 'wllh four in the field, three in the fin- ally ttvo in the field. When-only two ro left in tho fie Ed I, can easily seen that or the other would nave to. get a majority ol the total vote, unless it happened to bo a tie the returning officer would decide" tho result. The [ireferential ballot docs all this In one process. A count IB made and a inati dropped. Tho low man's ballots.are not dropped- however. They go back into the aecond conn being marked second ,choice for the five other candidates. The low man Is dropped again, and all-his ballots distributed according to the prefer cncc shown, wlH he Been, thai though 'men are dropped, tbe. ballots are always in tho game, and are til rs awarded In sequence according to the 'chokes -when (he ballot Is a pi am per. In which Itigoc? Into the. discard 'as'noon as Ihc man for whom H is marked Is counted out owing to his .being low man, U la not hard lo mark your ballol right. 'The counting is the hard of tho election, hut fs up rctonrtnir.fifllcer, and the scrutineers will that ht the Job right You .need not worry about It. On this page you are shown a bat lot correctly marked and a ballot markftd. Figure No, 1 .Sample of Public Utilities Uallot to be used Monday. This Ballot is Correctly Marked. 1st Choice. ADAM DANIELS MURRAY OLlN'Klt THOMSON WATSON X 2nd Choice T Jwt; j ,'iih Choice Choice 511 Choi. Kigurt J. This is a Spoiled WORKS Isl Choice ADAM DANIELS MUHHAY OLIYEU. v THOMSON WATSON 2nd Choice 3rd, Clioicc X i Choice X X Clio Figure 2, ;