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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday. mi. fur, DAILY ITERATE Page? HATCH FOR MAYOR J. M, AITKEN W. J, ARMSTRONG J. R. ANDERSON L. ASQUITH A. J. BLACKBURNE STEVE BAJOS C. BEGIN JOHN BRODIE J. W. BAWDEN W.A.BLENNER-HAC.SETT E.'A. CUNNINGHAM PEflCY COPE H. C. CLARKE, F, W. DOWNER T. R. DAVIDSON A. M. DOWSLEY C. A. DEL.ANEY T. E. DUNHAM E. A. EWART T. M. EVANS FRED FORD GEO. F.ARGO FRED GOW JAS. 'S. GIBBON C; W. GRAY M. B..GALLIVAN CHRIS. GIBSON ARTHUR HAYR E. J. HILL E. S. HILL F. A. HART HAROLD HENDERSON J. D. HIGiNSOTHAM J. W. HARRINGTON WM. HARDY W. H. JOHNSON L. M. JO.HNSTONE SIDNEY JACKSON GEO. XEFiR T. D. KEVIN L. KEEL J. S. KIRKHAM E. KIRKKAM A. W. KRESS TOM LONG W. MATTHEWS ISRAEL MOSCOVITCH J. L. MANWARING. C. McLCAN A. E.'MORRIS A. L. McKELVIE 'A.1 L. McGUlrtE T. H. McCRE'ADY H. A. McKILLOP 'ALEX. MCCULLOUGH W. J. NELSON Ri N1MMONS VV. OLIVER A. OLSON J. B. PICHE JAS. r. PEAT A. 0. PRICE A. RAFTON-CANNING E. U. RYLANDS X. ROCHON JAS. HOSE J. C. RUSK J. M. REDING 'GHAS. RALEY J., G. ROBERTSON A'. IVrtHiTCHIE J. M. RITCHIE E. J: 6EHL A. SOUTHARD GEO. SEAMAN M. 8. STOVER S, J. SHEPHERD ROBT. SAGE J. F. SIMPSON D. A. SIMPSON 'C. H. TRAVIS P. W. TULLER R. A. WRIGHT F. L. WHITNEY H. WITHERS R. W. WALLACE C. K. WH.ITTAKER E. H. WILSON H. WHlTMORE C. R. YOUNG FRANK WADDINQTON AND MANY OTHERS By request of the above electors i am m the held for Mayor of the city of Lethbridge for 1912, and respectfully solicit your vote and influence 1. T am in favor of a direct commission form ot" in- cluding the initiative, referendum and recall. 2. I am in favor of a municipally owned street railway system to bo operated by the city, and to be built as soon as possible. a. In view of the fact that tho contracts for the various work to be undertaken by the city during tho year 1912 have already been lot, subject Io the money by-laws being confirmed by tho ratepay- ers on December 11th, I will use my best efforts to se'e that the dff- ferent works are carried out as expuditiously and economically, as possible having due regard to the permanency of construction and to the least inconvenience to the public. As I can fairly claim to father" of tho .boulevard system in the city of Lethbrldgo I cnn. assure you that I will endeavor in every way up a greater and -more' beautiful Lethbridge. 5. I am heartily In favor of co-operating witli the "Board-p'f Trade; in making the.International Dry Farming Congress; one great success and thus secure an amount of publicity for the Prov- ince of Alberta and the City of Lethbridge in particular. C. I will use my utmost endeavors to have all .public improve- ments completed before the dale of-the Dry Farming Congress.' 7. I am committed to a plan for a radial railway connecting Dia- mond City, Lethbridge Collieries, 'Royal Collieries and Chinook Col- llorios with tho City of Lethbridge. 8. I am in favor of a subway under the C: P. R. tracks at West- minister road of sufficient wiflMi" .to accommodate Street Railway, and other traffic fnd to the readJnstmenE' of streets and alleys iu North Lethbridge to conform with a plan, now being prepared in the City. Engineer's office. 8. I will Insist upon efficiency in all departments of tbe elty: and for an equitable distribution of city works. Should yon honor me'by electing me to the office of mayor of the City of Lethbridge for 1918 I will devote my whole time and energy to the beet Interests of the city. GEO. M. HATCH. Lethbridge, Nov. 28th, 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge I am a candidate for election to your Council Board for the year 1912. I ask your support on the following OAR 3YST19AI: favor the construction of the municipally-owned .street car system, as already outlined, and Its completion if possi- ble, in time for the International Dry Funning ,1912- v EXTENSION OF TRADE: I favnr doing everything possible for f.he extension of the Lethbridge wholesale and retail trade throughout Southern Alberta, and to this end, taking steps towards the encouragement of a RADIAL HAILWAY con- iiectlns outlying towns with the City of Lethhridgc. -INTJ3R NATIONAL -DRY FARMING CONGRESS: I favor the hearLy oo-onerfltion of tho Mayor and Council v.-ith the Bovu-d of Trade In making the Internal: a rial Dry Farming Congress a complete success so JIB to derive tlie fnll.bncfit this Congress na.a boosting feature for .Let h- brldfic. MUNICIPAL IMPROVEMENTS: I favor carrying out ift Ha entirely the excellent program- far paving, sidewalks, park development, and other cipnl improvements as laid out by the Councilor this pres- ent year and such extensions to this program as the of the city may mnke advisable. RAILWAY CROSSINGS: r favor an early agreement with the Canadian Pacific Railway Company for the adjustment of their gratlo with- in tlio city llmils, in order that thp, proposed WEST- MINSTRR SUBWAY and other crossings which may be- come necessary, may be' constructed with the least possible delny and at reasonable cost. COMMISSION GOVERNMENT: f favor an economical management, of the business of the employing the most expert available hendn of de- partments, ami a cnrefnl consideration of the forui of COM- MISSION GOVERNMENT best adapted to the needs of this growing city. If elected, pledge myself to in the beat interests of ihe WHOLE CITY of Lethbridge. I ttliall do my best to be the actual representative of Hie people; and, as I beliove, (he business of this city is a vital mat tor to every rosidimt, 1 shall hold, myself open nf. all times to receive suggestions. Impart information and dtsctiss civic affairs with any uf my f'cliow-ratopiiyi'rii. Fnithftilly yours, H. .1. H. SKKfTH. NORTHERN PACIFIC GIVING HIM A TRIP To the Electors of the City of Leth- bridge Having decided to become a Candidate for the Council" Board I respectfully solicit your vote and influence at the coming election. If elect- ed, the city's interests will receive- my best attention at all times. I consider that my twenty-four years of Practi- cal Railroading qualifies HIG (o deal in a competent man- ner with the various con- 'struvUon problems- of tho city. As far us tho genera! business of the city is cou- cfirncfi, T claim to possess suf- ficient business ability- to give the city good service. You already Itnow my plat- form In detail. If It com- mends itself to you I respect- fully -ask you to ciist your vote for me on tho 11th of December. A. OLSON. Spokane, Wash., Dec. Jim- nv trackwalker between Um- Juum ,md Roza in the Yakima can- yon, will pass the Christmas holidays the home ot his birth in Ireland, r guest ot Hue Northern Pacific Kailna} Company, in whose employ he has been for thirty-two years with- out a vacation or a layoff. haq_ TI in central Washington since 1.887 j living alone ina rude shack, built oi jrjd ot" boards and discarded 'rnKroad ties, and has been on tho track at all hou-rs and in rain and shine. ,He haa seau the tributary Countn in -transformation from tl'.e spgebi ush and jack-rabbit period to the day of high agricultural perfec- tion and enjoys tne friendship of seore-a of engine drivers, firemen and other'railroad employees, as well as tho of man, wo- jmsu and child for iniiuy I Rowan, who is years (ft age. re- [cently.expressed -Uic wish of -return- ing to his n.itivfi homo. request and record were forv.unled tlra com nany's main office at St. Paul, from which word lias befjn rcceivet] that transportation will oe provided. His friends also up a [uirsn to cover his expenses whi'ie be is a- hroad. HENS SHOW GRATITUDE Colorado Springs. Dec. than see her chickens, which had moulted late in the season, suffer cold, Mrs. K, Ktolter, of Colanido City, lias made fittlnR coats which but-; ton under the wings, and has also sup- i plied the chickftn-s soft, flannel ;cnps --'astily fastened with dainty col- ored ribbons that tic under the beaks of the fowls. The chickens strut auoui, apparently i comfortable, and to all appearance are proud of their clothes. Mrs. Stok-er said tha.t.llio Just to show their gratitude, are laying eggs to their full capacity every -day. To The Electors of I lie City of Lctiibridgc Having at the request of many rate- payers, derided l.o offer myyolf as n miiiiuhii.0 for tichool at tho lionitnii" election, I 'respectfully HOlicit your vote and influence. If elcxitud I will dlKhftrgc the duties of the nosl- tion to the best of my ability. W. NKLSON. JERSEY CITY HAD A SERIOUS FIRE .Jersey (Jity, K. J., Dec. !i.-Two serious ilfos occurred yesterday, caus- is btlicyoil, the death ol at least two, men mid 35 horses, and tlie destruction ol the U. S. [slables ami1 df the entire plant .of the Jaiiies Leek Co., manufacturers of paper boxes ami a total loss of missing men in the express stable arc William Wilson, the engiiieur, and Ferdinand Acker- man, a nefiro war horseman. Ackei- inan was last .seen -at a window oi the building frantically waving tils arms. The box fac- tory loss is estimate! at and that of the express stable at FARMS MONEV Htar, Sask., Dec. lile crop returns -'or tlie past nejs'm! in this district, leading farmers ex- press themselves as exceedingly pious-! with -the net results] th.s wbotit yield having run from thirty to fu-ly- two bushels the acre, and oats as hifli as ninety bushels. One piutic- ulariy -successful farmer telKns all his friends of how ha .u-arascd 28 Bushels per acre from his acres of flax, selling tho crop it. over 52 per bushel: At. present the town of Bigger s a population of gomethins over 1.0UC-, and real estate values show advai.cea of. from 100 -to 1000 per cent.., within time there'bus been a pleutifu! circu- lation of money here from -ihe sur- rounding: farming connt-ry, but: the-con- tagion of prosperity is a'iready in evi- dence. Leihbridge, Nov. To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND At the ruouost of. a JArse. number of the ratepaVers of the city I have entered municipal flold as candidate for the Miyors neat for 1912. I solicit your ask for your support, oil Doc. nth, on following grounds: 1. I advocate straight commission form ment, including1 Initiative, ref- erendum and recall. Tlio New City Charter, now being drafted, to be sub- mitted to tho ratepayers be- fore being presented to the legislature. 2. I advocate a street railway owned and operated by the city, to be built and put In operation as soon as possible. 3. I advocate a suhv.-ay at. (ho crossing" of Wedtmln- stcr Road between North and South Lethbrldgo. I advocate the instal- lation of an efficient filtration system, extensive enough io insure an adequate supply of pure water for tbe city's needs 1 am in favor of a more efficient and systematic scavenging service, for the protection of the public health and cleanliness of the city: (J. I am in favor, of street paving, the extension of1 the city's sidewalks and boulevards, and the improvement OL our highways, as conditions will justify. 7. I am in favor of completing all public works and Unprcve- mentB undertaken by the city In the speediest and most systematic manner, thus securing the greatest economy in operating expense and tho least inconvenience to tlie public. 8. I am in favor of tho Mayor and City Council co-operatiutf with the Board of Trade and Citizens in. en earnest endeavor to boost Lethbridcta by making the Dry Farming Coma-ess nf Iflla most snccessful-'fever held. In conclusion I will stale that if electee! on Dec. Hlh I pledge myself to give a square deal to all parts of tbe city, to administm the city's affalra In a business like way, and to stand at all timea to advocate any policy which spells P-R-O-O-R-E-S-S for tue City of Lethbridge.. V Yours to command, A. 13. STAFFORD. Lethbridge, Alia., To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge: LAPIES AND GENTLEMEN: Having decided to offer .thyself as a can- didate as alderman of the C.itiy of Lethbridge, I res- pectfully solfcit your vote alul influence. I am hcar.t-iJy in. favor of.'fcarrying, out the policy of 'i m prove- ments by (he 'present Civic Council, and having them completed with as little delay as pos- sible. In addition, I am in favor of having all. lighting and tele- phone wires laid un- der ground especially in the central portions of the City and on Thirteenth St. North. If elected my ser- vices will 'al till times lie at the disposal of the ratepayers of tho City of Letbbridgo. obediently, UONKL Lethbridge, Nov. 30th 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: As. I have been requested by a large number of ratepayers of the city I offer myself as a cnndidate-for election to your Council, Board for respectfully, solicit your vote and influence at- the coming election. If it be your desire to elect me, it will be my. aim to devote suf- ficient, of my .time and study to -the administration of civic affairs, to the furtherance of the many good enterprises already established by tiie present Council, to the careful expenditure of the public monies, to the making the International Dry Farming Congress for' tiie coming year the most successful yet held, and 'to whatever tends to the upbuilding-and ranking of the (Jity ot u a whole, the model city of the West. Yours respectfully, JA.MEB AIRO. To Electors of Lethbridge City: LADIES Having been requested by several citizens to contest the- seat o.C Mayor for 1912, J wish to place my policy before you: FIRST To rush ;in up to date street railway. SEGOSTD -Having a solicitor always engaged so that he'may be .-always ready his place to advise on all important mailers. Commission form of government which should be pushed with all possible ,t Single tax, is the only fair and proper' taxation. FIFTH Will see thai; by-law relating to server .connections is carried Sewer, Water Works and Property jjceds better supervision (lian has been given 'jtin the past. To use every means possible to make Dry Congress a big success, (bus, helping the City of Lethbrid'go to have the best year it has ever had. And. in conclusion, I nm in favor of that which will help build up 'Lethbridge. I hope at an early date to explain my police before a public audience so as to give you my views more fully. I ask .for your vote and in- fluence on Dec. Iain your obedient scrvanl. DAVfD KING. ;