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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta JPage -I Till? DAILY HERALD Satin-day, Docombn- 0, m LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1507 Published the Ltthbrldje Kerali Prlnllrg Co., Ltd.. every law (ul evening at lt> oKce, Sixth Street, Lethbridse, Albcrtj, Cjmtis. PHON'E; Et'forlal. Rt parlor 111 And 1224 W. A. BUCHANAN Managing T. W. QUAVLC Minajlhg ieittr .'OHM TCmBAKCB Clrculatlen And Jct> 'Dtpirtmlatt 1252 DAILV SUBSCRIPTION HATES irtir delivered (4.00 nsall 4J-W S months, delivered 6 months. mill....... 51.50 S 51.00 S montbs, by mall 25c I month, delivered 3Sc. 1 month, by ESc. as olttrt dtJlrld. M4 THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Red Crwi Elore; J. G. Rob- ertscn Co.; Jacksoa Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Peo- ple's Orus Store; Keimy AHin: Hotel Clgir Stand'. Diamond D'Arc. Htdlclnt Hat Ajslclboll Hotel D. Ferguien. Seattle Mar- Fly Co.; 'Craolirool Boolr CcmpaaT, Ktfs Company-. Plnchtr Mitclell Druj Co........ Vancouver World News Co.; News Shop, 445 GrauweU Street....... Co. 105 River SWe Avenue. Grjssx Lain -1 Co- ten Asehcy. Book and News Store. M9A. Stb Art West: World Co. PInchtr StatUn Earfard 1 SL NflR-s Co. KaoJ- "-deal" New.s Co. THE WEEKLY HERALD FubJlihed trtrr In orTEore anfl cohulti r-irr.msrr cf the BtR-s of Its -rtik. locM acd district I year !n 6 nentha In idtacce SO: N [siMi1 earnings on your iuvrslivu'iil. 1C lluil juiiK'ijili- is fulluvvd Jlhe tlvnilil luis no iloubt lint thai voters will go to tlic pulls I pride of oily at heart, ant! furycl alt ifm': itjipcals to surful, loilgc, political and national iiiul vdlc otiiy f men 1 who., iu tlioir eoiiscieiilioHs fouvU'lioiis they feel arc wovlh the j i-onluicnce. Nu nit'ii who controlled an eighteen million dollar business would employ iiuiitHgvi'S on any other grounds Hum that iof olUcieuc.v, -It vvoulil.be futid to the business to do otherwise. 'So in the .larger realm of civic-affairs., it will bo equally fatal to Lethbrhlge to allow any three incompetent uien to sit the managerial clinirs for the next three or four veal's. Let us rise above all personal ami extraneous influences and prejudices and for three 111911 whom, as has been'so frequently uvged, we would trust to serve us in a private capacity! and in such a big Sway. The rejjKjp.sibUUics resting oti the electors on Monday is immeasurably greater than in any past civic campaign, and the Herald feels positive thai Iho people iron'b'c' trusted to do the j right thins. OUR POINT OP VIEW People's Forum BETWIXT AND BETWEEN ANSWER'S MAYOR'S CHARGES Kdtlor of Ttio Herjld: Gttwitton lua drawn lo certain, remarks made by Mjyer HsrJIe with to Mr. K. Cuih. berl Atkla'j candidature for tho first cocuulssionerihlp o( this city. 1 desire to state that the accounts, cash booke, vouchers, tta, of the HarJlovllle Presbyterian church were voiced In ray bands on Seriteiuter 3C. I Hindu women Uavo Jntcly gulntil iu the amusement game have oocu entrance Into CauaSa by The ulilllles atlllne in men's clothing. The J service Jusl ea any prlvato niua who boasts that ho Is a llou do. auil It's a pretty will say this Is another ease ot but that no private. coatcrn.wouM sit down Its hauuches and tieo ftve or hundred fares tUppiue llirough fingcro tir.c for ivanl of 'u In i The- cimiuisn Is over atl but tho shouting. U ends up in a I a few lights. This is uot bunk; It's burst of oratory such as tho electors tmve- seldom hoarJ. Oar amateur crutocs aie tbere wiili bells _on. or, as lllizonor -so feelingly espressos it. It is nearly all over but the cheers. ho twelve; disappointed night, candidates profess 'coiitideu'ce of election.- All Don't forgcl.lhc Christinas Cheer fund. Old Santa Ohms is commencing to grqouvlhc Ibusv time is now ai lumtl... His did, after several questions which I hid raised liad been satisfactorily answered. Tbo audited balanco' shcol of bulh tho b'jil.Iing fund ul church accounts srd.to' bo found at the secre- tary's IIOLSC at li'ardlevtlle; nnd have no doubt would bo produced catton to llto secretary. I trust that yoii will Insert ibis let- ter explanation, ami I also ihlnk thRt Mayor llatdie 111 all fairness to tna should retract his statements. I am. Yours truly, t. C. C1U.VSTOU.V. USS SI-iU arrow Xorth, One thins is very patent. The rpfusal ofjlic Southern mar- iket has not made the wrslci-n fariner ALL OVER BUT THE VOTING. !t is the duty of every (jimlilied voter to.'go lo the polls. The voice of Lclhbridgc shouliflie disliiict on SliiniJny. Dave King has established two records. He was nominated a woman and oiie of his speeches was encored. Electors should USE their, full privilege under the preferen- tial ballot. A plumper is the 'very poorest kind of a vote. The president of the Dank ofi Montreal says .Canada must pause for a while.- Yes; milil.the Liberals come hack to power, and then we will start moving again. The late Gilbert Mclntyre of South Perth was one of the THE ELECTORS have lirnrd Ihft various candidates for office express their views. There have been fair reports uubUshccl I anil even- one sliould now be in a position" to size up Ihe situnlian ami'cast an intelligonl vole on There have been differ-' tnl expressions of policy, allhough all; the candidates have brealh- wl Ihe patriotic ambition to slaiiil for 'that, which would make for the city's dcvelopmeril, arid al the shineriinie do their utmost- best Deputy ever served.iii llic'.Cmiailian House to conserve the resources'and by an .economical admirustration of Commons. He was a parliamentarian, willi a fine knowledge of the civic, business keep Ihe taxes at the lowest possible level. Iof He achieved a quaint triumph on one occasion, II is easy lo make promises, much'easicrindeed than it is he became Deputy Speaker. Both Mr. Henri Bourassa carry them out. It is one thing to'sland on a platform and prom- and Mr. Armand Laycrgne were then'members-'of the federal ise economy and quite another thing to practice il when in office, house. On Mr. Armand Lavcrgnc's motion, .deploring the nt There are so many so many requests, that Ihe office- gleet of tlic French language, Mr, Jlclnlyre'addressed Ihe House ilease everyone, is likely to find himself (in-a speech lasting some twenty minutes, in pure and idiomafic French. His performance deli'ghled the French-Canadian mem- bers, even Mr. Luvergne and Mr.xBourabsa, against whose motion his linguistic jest was aimed, coming over to congratulate him conclusion. The Edmonton Journal, a Conservative paper, scores Pre- Hoblin as effecih-eiy. and Jforcihly as any Liberal paper on Hie Manitoba Utterances about Postmaster General Samuel. it says: Outside of .Manitoba there has been nothing but from newspapers of all shadesviof poliiicB in the.attacl: of Premier Roblin on Mr. Samuel, Htevisilin''- British postmaster-general.' There British postmaster-ge absolutely no excuse for it. The language used not worthy of a man-occupying such a position. Whether Mr." Samuel was right or wrong, he was eulitled to thc'opiniohs lliai he.did. A dignified reply would .have been very much more effective. Canadians are in the habit of- giving voice to their ideas on British poli- tics. Mr. nqbiin has done so very frequently himself but when he did no Hritish politician described him as a "meddlesome, slanderous" Roblin or a "jelly-bag" Canadian. holder, in liis effort to please i spending a great deal more money than judgment dictated or tb C: resources of the city could stand. Lclbbridge is no different from any oilier cily in that respect. It is the common experience of office holders everywhere. U is not lo be expected llial ail the .'promises made on the platform will lie literally fulfilled; no mal- lei- who attains office. But what is expected is thai under (lie new form of government Hie lliree men silling down: lo clcsks, as Ihe business managers of'a.great corporation, will.adopt .the' same policy as if they were the employets of a private corpora-: lion, and will .do their utmoat to give the city (he best kind of business' The'people of I.elhb ridge, expecl that under the new regime the commissioners forget alt .Ihe political niamiortuvring under the aldermanic sysleniilo gel favors for this part of the cily, or thai, and will see lo'if llint-4-hen money is spcnl il is to lie spenl for the general good of sml not -without absolute hoccssily justifying il.' Tlic jecl in changing from the aldermanic lo Ihe cominission form of government was lo introduce .bustness-iike. methods in civic administration. If there is not a change in methods there would he little use in the change of government, as il is probable that Ihe average elector would sooner see a larger body of men at the coilnril board than three, if there was lo be no improvement! in the way the managed. The lest of commission govern- ment will be seen in Hie administration. If Ihe com- missioners keep before Uiem Ihe ideal of all .successful business concerns, that the administration be placed .oh Hit basis of Ihe I maximum rcsulls from (lie minimum of expenditure rimsistcnt' with efficiency, there is no doubt lhal a year hence the Itisl ves- tige of opposition to the commission government will disappear.' On the other band, if there is no improvement, the cause of' straight commission government will receive n serious iiol only in Lethbridge, but all over Canada. II is no idle boast! to say that nil Canada is watching Lcthbridge. fn jio cily is there absolute satisfaction with aldermanic rule, antl if the commis-' sioners prove a success here there is'rio doubt but lhal olhorj cities will emulate our example. There is something big about! such a thought lop. II is worth something for a city Iu earn tliej reputation of hcing well managed; If'we can show other titles that llirce men, acting as if they were She sabricd officers of a railway, or other big-concern, doing their utmost to cnulioilo waste and unnecessary expenditure, and running the cily so 'as lo earn dividends in (he fonn of surpluses for the utilities nnd a reduction of taxation for general expenses, ihcrc is every reason i to believe thai il would not he long before Ihe cumbersome j councils wild (licir conflict of policies, would pass nway. fllifcnnunic form of government has betn condemned for crovs Nest lack of coherency in policy and unity in purpose, and any change Crott'9 NC3' .........'...Medicine Hat lor Ihe belter would he welcomed everywhere. If our commis-1 n ABOUT THAT CHRISTMAS GIFT Does this meet your Requirements! SILK NECK WRAPS Our of Ihesc Is very complete and varied andI frice-i rtnec from Jl-50 up, in every sliadc Imagipable. The tallies es- pecially will sp'preclatc these for ive hzrc the eobcr ehadca suit- aUe for n- gift for ihelr gentlemen MmAs and also tlie more ilEllcate colors adapted for tlicir personal wear. We would call particular attention to nn English Pure Kilk Wrap at the eolor combinations of -wlilch. cannot be adequately described Hntner expensive! Well, yes! Bui they will -wear a We- time and are altOBCther out of the ordinary rut. Como and see them. JAS, S. ROSE PHONE 1817 (The Particular Man's Wear-man) 606 3rd Ave, S. LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE Effective Oct. 26, 1913. AKKIVALS FROM .Koolenny MR. REPLY Editor ol Tho Herald: you allow me u biuill space Iu your next issue Itni I may refer to an Insinuation ot untrulthtul- ness my part tiisn must be moat apparent to any reader of an article iparlns In your Issue oC tonight re tho Btrcet rallvvayrneji'a overcoats. I most cinplotlcally assert that I did hcav, and from a promin- ent citizen, too, these coats lidus wanttd, "I say, too, I heard it before tho delegation o; tho iaea visited us. Moreover, I can provo IL Kurihsr, 1 assert that o'jr samples aud 'quota- tatlons of prlrcs to be submitted to tbe commiUeo were prepared before tie delegation cailcd'on us. True, the delegalioa ot threo wen called on'us, but as I do net wish to in. any way iojure their standing with Ihctr su- periors, I will refrain from stating the subject ol their ualesa It is absolutely necessnry'to do so In proof _iL. Tlie glnuy who has been trying to put Ihe power house on tho UUnk has Iho other uight. ho EiartloJ Iho gtltullon, Ituovvu as the bug-liouse. Hist one. After talklns. i v i consider lhat a horse race has been We prc-iume. you have uot allowed I relegated to the parlor same Hie usual Section exclteiuent to in-1 In comparison. They cau't even set Icrlero wllh your Rnn resolve, 4 last, aboyl 10 p.m. sore with a huucb. Well, anyway, it will be euts, early. ite, over Christinas jirov for iho to he able to con- to Oo your filtepj'ins sole Uicmselves- tho long L Sunday hours, that if they arc in tho 1 o class on Monday night -Who has the nioro real the liicy'U have eleven bedfellows. Utally man wlio told the ladlca Uwy wanted trio of winners will feel rather lower'street ear accommc- jloiwsorae on trcaklng away frora Oaic tho holblestlrled woman, or ihejuiolr running mstes ot tho past Ovo man -is-ho advocates carrying round a'or six weeks, foot stool fo they can raise- them- selves into the i1. A. Y. K.'s hy uieuts? The ladies get iDto thl-j campaign with both feet. They asked sonio very pointed questions. v Likewise .did tome .of tho caudl- tlntes usa very iwlnted Tb-ia has a. yroucli conilnij far those who ate in' charga of tlie liglits at HnnOerson Park The d are doing their test to wake for the street cars, and when they get out there lo enjoy ihem- for a couplu of Uo-jrs on .the 'G. n. lias never unearlhed those boxes to Hits Jay. He is now trying to borrow a section of the post office for the operation oa Monday night. ft 4 It was one of the cops who wasHak- Ing the police census. He had. Just called to get the census figures. Tho little maid had informed him that tna number four. Ho had got as far us tho gate on tho way-lo Iho nest house --when ho was joined by the doctor. "Guess you'd tetter make that road said the dcctor, as he hur- ried away leaving Uie happy father standEng (n the doorway. ke, they have lo lace their shoes in The chief says Ihts ts straight tho dark. What's tbc UEO of goods, r.nd tho coljutn has long about cxtviitUng the to make convinced of Wa repuir.tion for rer-j it pay ivhun seme of the best up, in View of the liim, ivhich stand, the chairman look at the lime. Re Mr. Frame's 'statements. IB apparent cause of their anxiety to set-themselves right Kith the poW- era that be regardless of any reflec- tion'ot untruthtumui con- duct niay ca.it upon me. If, t, from a perusal of your article, men's union was favorable to awarding the contract to an Eastern firm, it Is nnother proof of i ratepayers or any manu- lacluting'oi other concern establish- ed within our city, lie also said ing to the same sfiect with re- "Let- them I have no at present, to the houlGvatriB, benefit, Nrovr rard by njj- house most Ihe corporations an the cities anil country the scne- If they, ate. excoeJing thci contract supply, soirie be to the but 1 thint Uicsc gcntlemej would show ihcir good scrixe and well atone. ami not engendc-. tiitleiness. fr'ortunalcly (he matte! ol honusing any 'further concerns ha' nowbet-n tatcn out nf the hands (K municipal bodies hy'Tuc 'David apprars as an antt-capitalisl anil also anti-busines man.' Fair wages anil treatment the ivnrking man by all nieans, a arc entitled to As r Inlerenedncss on the part of union j pf the other enjoy thajgards the man having men as to the Industrial advancement own cUy; only in sn far as it affects their own-interests. If that the city, s of allow petty jeal- ousy lo spoil thai -pleasure, tcaliso lhat ah attractive city same delegation is prepared.to meet jg [rxtor in inducing iner- me in-any public place, 1-will ho most c'anlije concerns and residents to set- tle here. Mr. Fraync evidently docs oot hold these views. At to the matter ol the C. P. R. supply, over which Messrs. Vravne mil Hamilton were so con- ceiritd, .this concession is ui irrcvoc- atle1 .Thcrelort, why stir up any feeling of, Ill-will pTtr that which pleased to meet them, and prove con- clusbely that either they or the writ, er Q[ tbc article appearing in your li- sue ol tonight dellbwttfJT lylug. Toun f. J. THABbU Lethbr'nJge, Dec. 5. COMMENTS ON SPEECHES Editor Herald regard to the speeches much-'oraias as the business ma m'any ol'o'Jr most brilliant men ha sprung from-the laboring classes, hu I.r.otice'lhaijl llis lirains are the r a man .wish to.stay, a labo cr-all-his Hip, hut sooner or 1M bopcs to raise'himself from trodden "masses11, ami become member of the despised Mr. King is pleased lo call thci We cannot all be worthy laborers who would create the labor Mr..King is very earnest I sympathize him in a u siontrs do not accomplish this end, it will nol necessarily that the system is failure. The best aims con lie rendered JIM aliorlivc throtigli inefficient men being placed in the positions of trusf. If (he men elected are not competent or if I buy full down on (he job, commission rule would receive a setback and the general dissatisfaction which would follow would have ilisasfroiw effects on (he 'future, of (lit city. How necessary il is, therefore, see lo it Hint only com- petent men elected on Monday. Elee.l men, whom in your opinion nrc capable from every standpoint of giving Ilic- citv the kind of service you 'would expect if. you owned the utilities mid Ihem for Hie purpose of making the biggest pos- Flyer Flytr DDK TO AlttilVE 4.85 ..St. I'.-.ul ..Cranlirook ..Jfcdlcine ..Ordsron........... p.05 made in the Miners' .Hall on Thurs- day niftht, which I attended, I -would like lo pass a few remarks. .Mr. Ham- ilton came first, and, 1 consider, tooV an unfair advantage by aayifis that he was tunning on his sympathy I 1 not think anyor.q can accuse Mr. fte'io ol running -on sympathy, he is doing esactly as Mr. Hamilton, trying lor a job lor which ho considers hira'sclt' fitted, and is doing it like a man, in the lace o( adverse circumstances, ol which it is not worthy.of other candidates to take advantage. .Rcgatdlng-thc, re- pair hills at the rower plant, Mr. Hamilton did not tell us what tha repair expenses had been during his own supervision of Hie pianl, or If llicy were lower per tnpnlli than they were before his advent. U- the machinery is inadequate, aft we have been tbld it is, and ages occur, I do not think the blame can be atlachcil to the superinter.d- cnl, ar.rt venture lo state Mr. Hamil- ton, or anj- onp else, would be power- less In remedy conditions, until lha machinery is relieved of overload- j Mr. Wilson marie a very i speech, b'.it if1 he Is going lo Put In (he belt line for Nn. 13th St. lurtliei north, antl extend trie clrctric lighting service, anywhere in the war luture, I question the reduction of Jtaves which he thinVs he would be able lo make if elected. Tic woulil have lo pctform a few miracles or bo posscoscd ol an Aladin's lamp lo mato il possiblo. The rales and the bond question are Mr. Wilson's buga- boo, but from what is unchangeable The C.P.n. has i extent, hut must, fay ho forgets always been vciy favdtable to Lcth-Morik on hoth sitlcs ot the to- bridge and we all have a- thorough Thanking you, 1 remain, sir, VeaHzafion ,of how important it is Youis' obediently, to have Irieiidly'feelings exist, be- Mrs. Howard Case.- Local XAMB ..............19.13 branch) ....13.0! been able (o gather. It seems 'uc received a vcrj: favorable rale hided! ort our .15.45 thontTs In comparison with those, ob- 9BPAKTUKES KOIl DUB TO DBPAOT CioVs BrprfBS Crtf'A-'s Xcst Express Soo-3pokane Hyor Soo-Spofcane i'Jytr ].ocal I.ooal Local Medicine Hat ..................23.50 ..ICr.olenay landing.............. 1.45 ..SI. I'aul C.1S ..MrjJlcino fninr.il by many other thriving west- ern dlies, and .also considering tho condition of Ihe bond market, in spile o' (he "unfavotaMc publicity" Irom whirti, he claims, the price ol bead.? suntrcrl. 1 would also like (o point, out something which no cnc thought worthy ol nolics ot tno ini; Mr. I'r.cblrV Mr. Ifanllo did not call Mr. Peebles a "damn o.ily just "you 517 WaB al this meeting and so am n.uitc .......fanlBlon 1.45 sure of this also, I Ihink Mr. Tech- (via Aldcrsyde) ........IS.00 lej'shdws had taste in throwing tins L ALL ABOARD FOR THE OLD COUNTRY LAST XMAS SAILINGS WHITE STAR-DOMINION.-LINE VS. S. Portland to Liverpool, Saturday, Dec. 13. -S. 8. Halifax to Liverpool, Sunday, Dec. 14. Ask agents fo> Information 33 to Itirongh Spocial Tourist Sleep- Ing on C. I', n. and Special Train on 0. T. P. n. WHITE STAR LINE S. S. CELTIC-r-From New Pork to Liverpool, 11. S. S. New York to Southampton, Dec. )3. Largest Uritlati Ship In the World S. S. Boston to .Liverpool, DBG. 15, AMERICAN LINE S. S. NEW York to Southampton, Dec. 12. For raits, other sailings, Illuslrattd hooklots, etc., apply lo nearest railway or sleamship agent, or write W, M. McUEOD, Canadian Weslern Passenger Aaenl, 333 Main Street Winnipeg I The Executor of Your Ttio ciecntor of an cslato should possess a Ihorongti Xnow- ledge of banking, real eatato, valuation of assets find have an ei-l rieriericcd organlrollon for Its management Thai la why a trust company la test Dlted lo Ciirry oul thet provhionn of your win. NAME AS YOUK BXKCUTOR, The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company, Limited Publk Admlnltiralor and Official Atslgneo for the Judicial Dlstrlc LETHBRIDOE, MACLEOD, CALQARY, 220 Eighth Avenue West, Calgary, H. A. Howard, .Manager ;