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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta T'l'iday, Dweinlwr 6, 1012 THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD 3 A Good Thing will Not Last Long Dominion Square is soiling vpry rapidly. You will bo sorry spring comos yon were not one of Ihp parly investors in this properly. Every lol, a building proposi- tion, high, dry, and level. Use a little fore-sight and buy now. Gall at our office ,or phono 1235. Mitford Co., Owners Opposite Herald WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED Exclusive rights 16 dispose or lots in Subdivision G, Block 1, at ,1 prlco anil terms that ought to insure their immediate disposal. These lots are situated on (Jth Avenue North and 5th Avenue A. North, within 150 yards of 13th Street. Prices range from IU9G to each with; terms of, down and balance of por month. This la a splendid opportunity Cor anyone securing lu property with the price, and terms right. There are only 12 lots, BO get lii now" if you one. North Lethbridge Realty Co. NORTH LETHBKIDGE With-it Money and Without Price .Township 'I, Range 23, five miles east of Wool- ford, in the "world-famed Winter Wheat district, of acres broke, three miles of fence. t You can have this section of land for one-half of Seven Crops, if you are the right man, and have-got the otufjl to do with. ISo the land, Just a straight one-half of aeveii crops.' Who's it? 0. T. LATHROP Firm Linda ttifford Block Fire Insurance CHEAP Money to Loan HOMES 1 5 room, 2 storey house, on 1 1-2 lots, near Galbraith cash, 525.00 monthly. i Five modqrn cottage, oo one.lpt, half block from car line, cash, balance In' five years. Ci B. Bowman Agency PHONE 1412 "POST 531 Splendid Opportunity For The Small Farmer or Market Gardener -We-have-a few. 10 acre irrigated garden tracts loft close to the Experimental Farm. Here is a splendid opportunity for the small investor Pries per ?160 cash, balance over a period of nhiR years, With interest at six per cent. For further particulars apply J. Harris Company ESTATE AND INSURANCE------ Steamship Agents; C. P. R. Labor Agents and General Employment Agency. Room 3. BEGIN BLOCK, Lethbridge. A representative of the Canadian Federal labor department next sca- BOH will be with all large construction sec thai, the men are proper, ly housed and fed, and generally giv- en fair treatment. a Don't Pay Rent OR HIGH RATES OF INTEREST We Will Loan You Money TO BUILD OR BUY HOUSES ggf Q, TO PAY OFF MORTGAGES 4" TO IMPROVE REAL ESTATE %J We GUARANTEE the time when your in- debtedness will be paid off Office opening evenings. Write, phone or call. International Home Purchasing Contract Company, Limited LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: Suite 1 Dominion Block Phone 150? Modern Way of Killing Turkey: 'S HELD IN Mayor Hatch Kept "ivecklers at Bay and Created a Splen- did Impression The best meeting of the municipal campaign so far was that held in Unity Hall last evening. The crowd taxed the capacity of the building to its utmost and the best of good na- ture prevailed. Robert Nimmons took the chair and filled that position ad- mirably. Mayor Hatch was on hand and effectively put the muzzle on his critics who were forced to sit quietly on and listen while His Worship with unerring accuracy shot home point after point. The mayor's speech was from beginning to end surcharged with sound logic and left no doubt in the minds of his hearers that the work of the 1912 council was beyond criti- cism in view of the fnct that the rate- payers had voted the expenditures. Only one disagreeable feature marked the proceedings and that wag a num- ber of ignorant and unwarranted re- inarks made by persons who would have been, better outside the'city of Lethhridge. The mayor strengthened his position in every way and impres- sed the ratepayers. Mayor Hatch's Speech Mayor Hatch was received with loud applause and lost no time in go- ing into his operations while occupy- ing the chief magistrate's chair during the past year. He pointed out the pro- gress made by Lethbridge during his regime and emphasized in no uncer- tain manner the development of the city since his arrival here some 12 years ago. When he was elected as mayor one year ago he found that the citizens had already voted monies for the building of the street railway and many other- civic, improvements. The city had to go ahead and fulfil the several contracts already made in or- der to avoid lawsuits. The mayor was very glad to say that the city was now passing successfully through a crisis which would eventually place it on a high plane throughout Western Canada. He was sure that there had been no unfair discrimination between North and South Lethbridge and he did not believe that there could be any criticism of the good work done by the present council. He felt that they could only congratulate them- selves on the work already done. (Ap- plause.) of the forecast for 1913. j it was at the present time somewhat difficult to do this. In order to go ahead it was now necessary to look 'after very closely the work of indus- trial development which would place Lethhridge where it rightfully belong- ed. His Worship had met at least ninety per cent, of those who had made enquiries concerning locating industrial concerns here. Indeed, in c'onnecUon with the nail factory he i had gone so far as to subscribe ?1COO, hut Cod, the concern blew tip, and Lothbridge way saved from the humiliation of having an insolvent concern in its midst. (Laughter.) lie had not lost any lime within the past, five years in endeavoring to secure in- dustries. His irk-a was to get .1 radial j railway connecting up all the mines. I At the, present time, however, it was j impossible for the city to finance the undertaking, but he suggested that at the next PCSPIOH of the legislature a charter might be obtained by tho city piving (hem ihe privilege in this con- nection. ed his critics and showed clearly the transaction affecting the sale of the debentures. The city had to go ahead and every available means w'n.s adopt- ed to send it on its way to prosperity. It was necessary to make a. showing in view of the fact of the world's Dry Farming Congress coming ro the city. His Worship pointed out had been borrowed from the Bank of Nova Scotia on the personal security of himself and certain members of the council in order that the payroll might be met. Aid. right." Questions S. W. Tuckwell wanted to know why the polls closed at five o'clock. Mayor to the charter it is illegal to close at eight.'1 IIr. not satisfied." The the polls have been kept open illegally, and U we continue this the sale of the bonds would be affected." Mr. Tuckwell stllljtept at it, but the crowd yelled to shut up. Mr. understand the city solicitor is the whole cheese.1' The J can't .do, every- thing, and I am not the whole clieese." (Cheers.) (Mr. will you see that the city Solicitor does no! control the council." Here the crowt broke in and roared to -Mr..Tuckwell to sit down. Mr. Peebles wanted to know if there had been any petty larceny graft go- ing on in certain civic work, to which His .Worship' replied that so far as he knew there had been none. Davey you got embod- ied in the new city charter that house- holders will have a The will of the people will prevail." Davey continued his cross'firing but the mayor wag on the job and held his ground to the delight of the crowd. the Lelh- bridge Herald, thinks you are a. llttlf tin God." and ihe crowd laughed. Mr. Tuckwell went after the mayor again but ihe crowd objected ana he wns closed up. Mr. Hardle Speaks W. D. L. Hardie had nothing to take back in connection with statements he had made concerning the local improve ment situation. He could substantiate everything he had said in spite of his friend, the Lethbridge Herald, who had that evening an editorial object- ing to his reasoning. Mr. Hardie would not take hack anything he had said because if ho had made any errors he was led into them through the system of bookkeeping in vogue at the city hall. Mr. Hardie again attacked the Herald on the difference between and on tho sale of the bonds, and went into details concerning the bond transaction, lie thought the Herald The Financial Situation tho mayor said Lcth- was not alone in its financial trouble, ;us Montreal and other cities were hard pressed for cash, lle.siat- ed that tho city debentures were sold recently at SSV-. which was a bettor price ihan that obtained by a number of other places. Ho believed, after allowing tor expenses in connection witij bond sale, the debentures would net ST'-j, and narrated that tho bonds had been sent off that evening lo Lomlon after receiving his signa- ture as ('.him' magistrate. His Wor- ship complete nwti effectively sUenc- GABRIEL EFFENDI NORADONN- GHIAN One of the busiest little men of high Turkish diplomatic circles just now is the new Minister of Foreign Af- fairs. He has been explaining, plead- ing, threatening, art! conceding every day of his life since war brokt out COALHlim to the increase in sales of COALHURST LOTS, we have de- cided to open on 6th December a tem- porary office a few doors from the Hudson's Bay on 5th St. S. We invite our numerous clients to call and see our maps, We shall be glad to give full information and explain the possi- bilities of COALHURST. OFFICE OPEN EVENINGS LotS Upwards 1-5 Cash. Balance per Lot per Month NO INTEREST A. J. BLACKBURNE CO. Main Office: Acadia Block P.O. Box 282 Phone 1084 Branch Office: 5th St. S. Next to Printers and Stationers, Ltd. ought to he given credit for bringing out the mayor in favor of the commlu- eion form of government, BO that in that connection he and the mayor were perfectly agreed. f Cheers.) While Mr. Hardie was giving his views on the bond sale question Aid. Skeith took occasion to correct him. Mr. Hardie said that the ticket on the commission ballot which was publish- ed in tho Herald was a lie. W. 11. else do you expect from the Herald." (Groans and laughter.) At this point several disorderly per- sons directed remarks at the mayor when Mr. Hardie said that Mayor Hatch was at least a gentleman and _ie thought he should receive courteous treatment. (Loud cheers.) Mr. llanlie said Lethbridge was rie- jlecting its stomach for the sake of )eautification. when a ratepayer snid: 'Don't knock." Mr. Hardie came back md snapped: "I'm not a tncl the crowd yelled. M..K. Kaakc asked Mr. Hardie con- lerninp his viev.'s on the social evil, o which he replied that he would see that the police did its duty, Mr, GIMespie's Views Joseph GHleRpie did not like tho tress any too well, and said according o reports he was the worst black- ruard that ever lived. He admitted that everybody madp mistakes and tated that the government of the city liould not he blamed for any mistakes which it.may have made. He was not in a fit state of health to address the ratepayers, but took the opportunity of saying that he was in favor of straight commission form of government. Mr. Tuckwell again got his question box working but the chairman ruled for order. Mayor Mr. GUIeBpie know of any time when the action of the council was not air. can't say." (More interruptions.) Other Candidates Speak Aid. Williamson, Donald McNabb and W. .1. McCambly also made brief addresses. S. W. Tnckwell, one of the school board candidates, did not be- lieve in vaccination, and said that one of his children was now suffering as a result. Dr. Thompson, M. K. Kaake and H. A. McKillop, three popular school hoard candidates, impressed the audience favorably with their views for the furtherance of educational af- fairs'. It was nn eventful meeting and Chairman Nimmons is to be congrat- ulated on his handling of a hard task. Tom Mann, labor leader, speaking in l-ondon, introduced a resolution (which carried) that workingmen would strike to prevent supplies go- the army and navy in the event of war. LETHBRIDGE FEED AND SALE STABLE H, GALVIN, MANAGER CORNER TrllRD STREET and FOURTH AVC, PHONE H25 .Stock Bought, Sold and Exchanged. flest of care taken of stock left in our charge for sale; large corral in connection with stable. Farmers patronage solicited. Prices reasonable and terms strictly cash. (live ua ;i trial. MAHOMET'S PRAYER London, Dec. this morn- hap publishes, a striking cartoon toy Bernard Partridge, showing a Tnrfc- ish soldier smiling; sardonically, itand- ing In an atUtnde of prayer betide poster displaying in big letters, trla threatens Servla. European cri- with the caption, A Diversion." if only all those other Christian nations get at one an. other's throats I may have a clog's chance yet." More than in death and" injury benefits to men or the families of men employed in the United States In hazardous work has been paid out of the treasury since August 1, 1008, the date when the government work- men's compensation act went into effect. The A. F. of L. is at present com- posed of 11 international unions, which have 20.964 local unions under their jurisdiction. A House Snap Six room fully modern house, on 26 feet by feet, inside property, oric-j off for cash. This is (wo slory house and although not fancy, it will make a good warm subs'.mtial work- ing man's home. Good plumb- ing, otc. The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock BIdg. 7th St. ;