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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE HERALD llHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD by tke Lethbridge. Herald PuWithioff Co., Ltd., erer? lawful CTtticg at its office, Crabb Street, Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, MASACHNG BISECTOK ASO PHONE; Editorial, Newt 1224 PHONE: Advertising Circulation and Job. Depta. 1252 DAILY 5UBSCRIPT5ON 1 year, ;ri matt months, by mail C mouths, t ,months, 1 month, delivered.......35c Z months, by maiJ .......83c Addresses cnansed as often aa desired, 'but both new and old addresses must be given. V WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday m eight' or more pages, and con taint rommarys of, -the news ol the week, local and district. 1 year, in; advance 4 .8 in in iMvance 7Cc .r THE DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Crott Drug Book Store, J. G. Robert- noil Co., Johnston Jack- son, .Alexandra Hotel, Drug Store. Macleod-r-Youne Co., R. W., Hamilton. PJnchar J. Alitcnti; D. L. McCrea-; Drug ir. Book Co.. Fern it. B. L. Grassy Toigham. 0 iarriond T D'Arc's r- Brug Store. -Medicine Nortflam Vancouver, 8. 'Tsews Co. Broiva 219 4th. St. R. hvork of the present council, although, the Old Country tbat would be 'worth" i ihnnnrhf pnfa a thought that could have been or twenty minutes in not' long enough for any man with ideas in municipal affairs to explain them satisfactorily. Many points, suffered because 01 insufficient explanation. -Mr. Ives had his usual text with him, a copy or two of Good gospel. The candidates are to be congratu- lated on their success as public speak- ers. The regulars are improving all the time, and the recruits show better class than those of previous years in this particular. a snap, let them look: at on. question, winding up wtth a policy. .Theri is no hope of Empire reciproc whatever that may mean, from a party that fought the British pref- erence from the outset, dom- inated by the champions of high tar- Whatever he might be as an execu- tive officer, Mr. Mackenzie showed that he can do the- duties of a mayor on the public platform. >THE RACE TRACK jNVESTlGATI ON ITT ENGINEER -'ABiNOLD did the fight xthing' -in asking that a proper commission ibe appoints to investigate' the made regard." to the construction of the :Tace track at- Henderson Park. I- These 'engineering- works are things that the average layman is not in. a position 'to intelligently, and .unintelligent diacujiiian always works .iarin, .However, sincere and .public Jtnr joaii can be mifce nustakas. S fee or fbrg mistakes can Othen can- not When a charge is laid that a seripus-niistake has -been "made, It is fair charged, to "the the cnarge and to the people "who suffer if-the mistake is a competent and thorough investigation .be-, made. -HiT'this Arnold shows that he'believes he. is'right-by courting in- the: outcome, S. W. Tuckwell's acceptance of H. J. Goode's statement he jssnot a candidate of the Builders' Exchange, was a manly and .straightforward .one j and worthy of Tuckwell. Alderman Bowman made a clear, de finite statement regarding his deal- ings with the city- council in the in-' surance-business. The people have a right to accept that -'statement as .cor- rect, and cease street. talk, on that point. -r. j Andrew Tilley is- flght'In-'saylng that; if it is expected street'-rail-1 way in operation--in should .be made in The selling of bonds and laying 6f- tracks are not. the first things to-be done; j :-SicIe Lights.': Some time ago a crowd Bowery sports went over to Philadelphia to see-a prize fixht. One "wits' who, among other things, tnlng of a-pickpocket, was so sure tae result that Be was willing to bet on it. "The Kids-goin' t' win. It's a he told friend. The friejid ex- pressed doubts. f'. "Sure he'll win" the pickpocket per- sisted. "I'll- bet you a gold watch.that he wins." the. friend doubted. J _ the pickpocket, "I'm wlllin' to bet you a go'od.-gold he wins! Y' know do? (jome through the traia, with me now, an' y' can pick out any old watch y' uue." A young lady expressed hei; ;regret at not being present at one of SirRpbr ert Ball's lectures. -I 5- .r I it would bVaveVinT vfiii'" ''.H'fi- cause it was all about su "Was it. she it would-have" greatly" for, between' you and me, I -been a martyr to freckles "all The .'at times was not entirely an'expression of ap-i i educational meet- or orewe, at an euuLdLioiLin uieei ing at Liverpool recently, aent desire of warm their hands aad feet.- nsing story of the little a Many a good movement -is friend of .his. who refused to lesson, to Ms governess, started: admitted that he knew it.well, people will commend Mm for insisting ftoo late to -be TUe securing of' but, o, .ae Majestic at the last hour, when the "tf I say my lesson, what's the use; -tnit 'the comaiission appointed- TtiJa should ,-be done without delay in "interests concerned. PATTERSON'S INOtPENDFNCE- thermometer Is around -zero and' no nre on, was one -'of -these. It is safe there is not a candidate who -not frfah the wil1 oaly make me learn some- thing else." Tnat cHild will be heard of Fostmaster-Ganeral Hitchcock, :pn report :of the speech .made by Patterson, the member for :Hacleod constituency in the. 'It should make very interesting reading for his constltu- ents, especially, those who still hold to the belief that the man they, elect- ecLis" an independent, such as "he pro- iesseiil-to be. now lined'np the Conservatives, especially with R. B..Bennett, the junior member for. is very evident from his own words.. That he has a -bitterness against the government is also very plain. No member -of the house, ev- en.--those "who have nad the greatest "reason to feel strongly government, nas stown suci .ness in Ms attack on the government. This is not becaus'e Mr. Patterson .las any just cause for feeling this .way to- "ward the Premier and his government nor is it ..because his constituents" have B.tivtt, ana is -letnng jerror Certain-j at once resume the organization of the his" heart run away with, his judgment .During career, at the Legislature tas never shown any signs of He knows ne is not reflecting the views of Ms people, for 'he'takes" considerable trouble to say tnat "ne, 'thinks he can explain Ms satisfactorily to the constit; ueuts who elected him. It is true h.e nas'. not '-been' a: -back-slider, for he has never .been anything else but an out- and-out 'Conservative, with z. full de- termination, to opp'ose and thwart the Liberal government on every 'occa- sion when he "-can find the slightest excuse. He .has duped the people of ly got .his name up among the people post office savings banks. as a. result. President Taft was dial in his reference .to- Canada- when addressing the s This rjie added, con- ducted carefully and sclehtificaliy. lfou can't .estabMsh .postal "savings banks as'bbler of my naQTejAm- herst repaired'-clocks. A -dsito.p. to ..the cofrbler's shop'noticed one day , The United-States President nas halfJull brass he ;'saict; ficialiy -declared isfied with the fish- eries dispute. The- Can- adian governments nave-already done so. The matter is :settled tor. all -time. R. L-P. The Asquith govemment lias got the (Macleod politically-this time, bat there Unionists on the 'In .spite of all .gainst the is ;no doubt-that it Trill foe the la.stjme opposition acclamations, ..the co- succ bitter- time. He will never again get the 'a clear "maioritv. again get support .-of, the- independents. He cer- tainly can look: for no support from, Liberals. The Conservatives will not support'a man who was afraid or ashamed .to. come out as" a ncy reason to feel unfriendly to thejuve, 'but i chose, rather the subterfuge government It is-safe to say "independence'7 to get himself -in- or the citizens of Patterson {to "the legislature. Patterson has al- stands alone in nis extreme to be a very poor towards the; government. The and whose political reason that can be given for his ac-1 professions cannot be taken at par. '____________- .COMMISSION GOVERNMENT -THE MAIN ISSUE OR 'A'" LONG.....TIME the Herald nas.foeen giving the. people of this eity a great deal of valu- ialormation on the matter cf mun icipal goTernment by commission. The advantages and disadvantages of such government-have been giv- en. The descriptions of every kind of commissionJtnown have been pub- lished- The .difference ibetween the -commission system and the council ...systsm as at present obtains, Las been clearly portrayed. The records of the cities that have tried the com- ..mission system, have -been given, and of municipal experts 'paign, because it concerns every oth- er issue. The..system 01 government afreets evejy. detail of government. The success or failure of administra- tion depends more upon the system of administration Vthan upon anything alition now a .-clear majority. it.grow. are "Goodness cobbler, with a careless la.ugk. "T get "about a cupful out of clock I mend." Z'- The battle was going against iim.; Tne commander-in-chief, himself rul- er of the Soutii-American republic, sent an aide to .the rear, ordering .Gen- eral Blanco to bring! up his "regiment !at once. Ten minutes- passed It come. Twenty, thirty, an .hour Uanadians are winning" everywhere; they run in -whatever.'party no regimeiit they are in. ThatI other bud dins: politicians in. country to seek Imperial honors. From Other Sanctums Borden the--Acrobat-. (London Recor'der.) if ever the saying of Shakespeare was true and in .the more question- able sense that "one "man in'-his _ time plays many it "is true of Mr. And nis acrobatic stunts The aide came tearing back, Jiatless, .breathless. regiment! My regoment! wnere is it? Where Is sirieked the commander. V answered 'the .excited aide, "Bianco started it all right, but FOR SALE 7 room modem house on Charles Street: A bargain Your own terms 50x125 on Ernest, facing east, near Bompas. A snap. 1280 acres 7 miles from good town on the famous Black Spring Ridge 600; acres under cultivation. worth of buildings.'Terms 10 years 6 per cent, interest. small cash payment. This is a snap. r 960 acres raw land all steani plow. per acre :r per acre handles 1212 Lethbridge Hotel Block Without Interest and Without For full information, call or address P. O. Box 1979 Suitcvll 3 Slfierlock Bttilding Phone 1291 Jiceman nad managed to extract two prisoners. "VVnat is the charge against" these asked the magistrate before whom they were brought. "the peace, yer said the policeman. "They were giv- college yells in the street an' jnaainctrouble, generally." What is your the 3udge -one of the prisoners. tnere are a couple of drunken Am- i stutter- down the road, and theyj.will ed'-the-youth, "I -asked for your name, sir, not the evidence." not Jet it go first -thing is to get the i seem in a manner_to him, else, right system in "operation. For "that the Herald feels bound- to mate thisXthe first matter of consideration in tae" present "elec- tion. .It believes that the people will do "the same thing, and would advise, them to do so: The Herald would ad- vise every citizen to withhold Ms sup- the opinions quoted. .jDnrrag-all this time, while the Her- been trying to give the people the data ntton which to form a correct lutettigeiic opinion on the subject it has been educating itself as well. JVpvr, when so much. valuable informa- tion has been gleaned and studied, the ilerald--believes, that the .citizens of juethbridge agree with It in deciding port from the candidate for mayor or alderman who does not come out flat- tooted in favor of a straight commis- sion, elected -by and directly respon- favor of a straight.ear to tne people and no one citizens .should else. demand- a plain, straight statement on tnis issue. One referendum, so-call- for the more cartwheels he turns'the more vigorous and enthusiastic "he -be- comes, so that the deliv- ered by him on the navy, was, com- paratively speaking, a stunner; The Wobbling Tories (Halifax Two chorus ladies were victor Herbert's concerts on .-compli- mentary tickets. exclaimed one of with a glance at 'her programme, "hasn't Air. Herbert a tremendous repertory I" "Well, I wouldn't exactly replied her friend, "Dot he is getting pretty fat." Cnief Kohler, of the Cleveland police, has a detective who, if reports are true, -works by investigation rath- If.the Unionist party imagine deduction. it is said tiat this tne Conservative party of. Canada would -make any tariff, concessions to sleuth, examining a jeweler's "window is enough. By referring it to the people in an election -when they have guarantee-to put their wishes in-! tern. By this 'is meant, a system in the commissioners are elected iby the -people: for-a term of years, one will retire every yeafbr two. w" effect, the thing can be accomplish- ed most expeditiously and most suc- cessfully. it was argued by some of the speak- ers last night that this question is compose the sole gov-jnot an issue) .because practically ev- erning body of the city, and will be' paid salaries commensurate .with their .responsibilities and tneir labor. In. this system must be incorporated al- so, the principles of -direct legislation, generally known as the initiative, the eryonc favors a commission. That is not the question. The question is that of an elected commission as in dis- tinction to an appointed body. Some of the candidates have expressed themselv'es in private as being in fav- rererendum and the recall. This- gives jor appointed commission. They the people' absolute authority state so publicly. Those who tfleir governing body, year, 'but every day of the leal -democratic system.. "y.Tnis- matter, in the Herald's opin- -lon, is.jthe most important issue, bej lore the electors in the present cam- favor ,an -elected commission should say so. Some :0f them have done so, but. not all. The people should -know how they are voting oa this, when they vote for one or other of the can- didates.. That is the issue. OUR" POINT OF VIEW [were" disappointed. It was one of the hot air. the candidates could quietest -and least exciting meetings generate last night did not raise the temperature of the 'building. Those who attended the meeting, to hare an exciting time, held In- Letb-bridge: The outstanding feature of the meet lug last-night was that no one had ver much criticism to otter on the shoppers to large and carefully. stock of Christmas --presentation. goods. If you bring an average amount of a desire to get value for it, -we can turn the deal for you, and -we guarantee that in return you will take away -twice the amount., in happy satisfaction, plus portable property; the assuredly hand over to some friend, and.thus spread the good will: reeling.. In 48 hours-vve shall have 150-CHRISTMAS jnst to look at but we may sell a few AT -COST 'AS USUAL. Many thanks for promptly meeting our desire .bir.begin- ning to do your purchasing this early. Red Cross Drug Book Co, The Headquarters cf .Santa Claim for Southern. Albtsrta broken, muttered.sagely j-'Unjph! This is more serious.than 1 tnought. It's -broke on