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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 1911. IUTLY HATCH FOR MAYOR J. M. AITKEN W. J. ARMSTRONG J. R. ANDERSON L. ASQUITH A. J. -BLACKBURNE ..STEVE BAJOS C. BEGIN JOHN BROOIE J. W. BAWDEN W.A.BLENNER-HA8SETT E. A. CUNNINGHAM PERCY CO'Pf H. C. CLARKE F. W. DOWNER T. R. DAVIDSON A, M. DOWSLEY C. A. DBLANEY T. B. DUNHAM E. A. EWART T. M. EVANS FRED .FORD OEO. FARGO FRED GOW JA8. B. GIBBON C. W. GRAY M. B. GALLiVAN CHRIS. GIBSON ARTHUR HAYR E. J. HILL E. E. HILL F. A. HART HAROLD HENDERSON J. D. H1GINBOTHAM J. W. HARRINGTON WM. HARDY W. H. JOHNSON L. M. JOHNSTONS SIDNEY JACKSON QEO. KERR T. D. KE.VIN L. KEEL J. S. KIRKHAM E. KIRKHAM A. W. KRESS TOM LONG W. MATTHEWS ISRAEL MOM.OVITCH J. L. MANWARING C. MsLEAN A. E. MORRIS A. L, MeKELVIE T. H. McCREADY H. A. McKILtOP ALEX! McCULLOUGH W. J. NELSON H. NIMMON8 W. OLIVER A. OLSON; J. B. PICHE JAS. F. PEAT A. C. PRICE A. RAFTON-CANNING E, U. RYLANDS A. ROCHON JA8. ROSE J. C. RUSK J. M. REDING CHAS. RALEY j. G. ROBERTSON A. M. RITCHIE J. M. RITCHIE E. J. SEHL A. SOUTHAR" GEO. SEAMAN M. S. STOVER S. J. SHEPHERD ROBT. SAGE J. F. SIMPSON D. A. SIMPSON 0. H. TRAVIS P. 'W. TULLER R. A. WRIGHT r. L. WHITNEY H. WITHERS R. W. WALLACE C. K. WHITTAKER E. H. WILSON H. WHITMORE C. R. YOUNG .JAP. FISK FRANK WADDINGTON AND MANY OTHERS By request of the above electors i am m the field for Mayor of the city of Lethbridge for 1912, and respectfully solicit your vote and influence 1. I am in-favor of a direut no m mission form of. gvernment iu- ciuddig the initiative, referendum and-recall. 3. I am in fnvor of a municipally owned street railway system to be operated by the city, to be built as soon-as possible: 3. Iii vie.w, of-the fact that the contracts various work to -he undertaken by the city during the year 1912 have already beou let, subject to the money by-laws being confirmed by the ratepay- ers on December .llth, vail use rny heat efforts to see that the dif- ferent ,works are carried out as expeditJouiily economically as possible having due regard to the permanency of construction and io the least, inconvenience-to the public. 4. As I can fairly claim to be "tlie father" of the boulevard system in the city of Lethbridge L am assure you that I will endeavor In every and .more', boantiful Lethbridge.. 5. I am heartily; In ..'favor of co-operating with the -Hoard of, Trade in making the International Dry Farming Congress one great success and thus secure an unprecedented amount of publicity for .'the Prov- ince :of Alberta anrl the City of'Lethbridge lu particular. G.. I will iisjj my utmost endeavors have all public improve- ments completed before the date 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- lieries with the Clti-'Of Lethbridne. 8. I am in favor of a'subway under the C. P. R. tfaBks' at "West- minister road of sufficient width ,to accommodate Street Railway and trnffic sml -to ,the readjustment of streets and alleys in North Letbbrldge to conform with a plan now being "prepared in -the City Engineer's office, 4 1 S. I will 'institf upon efficiency in all departments city and Tor nn equitable1'distribution of city works. Shoiild'yo'u honor me'liy electing me to -the'bfflce of the City of Lethbridge for 3912 I will devote my-whole time and energy to the best interests of the city. v Lethbridge, Nov. 28th, 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES I Am a candidate for electipti to your Council Board for the year ask your support on the following ;CAR feYSTBM: the construction of the munlcinally-qwned street car ays tern, as already outlined, and its completion if possi- ble, in "time for' the .International Dry Farming 1932. OF TRADE: _. 1 favor doing everything possible for ihe extension of the Letlibrldgc wholesale and roiaii trade throughout Southern --Alberta, and to this end, advocate taking steps enconrngement of. a RADIAL RAILWAY SYSTEM, nectlng outlying; towns with the City of DRY FARMING [favor co-ouorntiou of the Mayor and Council the Board of Trade in making the Inturnat'onat Dry Funning Congrew a complete auoceas so as to derive' the full bnetlt of this Congress JIG s boosting reature- for LetU- bridge. IMPROVEMENTS: I favor carrying out in Its entirety tho excellent, program for paVing, sidewalks, park development, and other nnuilr cipal improvenienta aa laid out by the Council of tbis pres- ent year and such extensions to this program as the grov.'th of the city may OHOSSlkcS: an earlv aKreemeht with the Oanfldlnn Pacific Railway Company for the adjustment of, their grade with- in 'city limits, in order that the proposed WEST- MINSTER SUBWAY and other crossing Which may be-' come may be confitructed with the Jsa-st jwseiblc delay and at. reasonable GOVERNMENT: I favor an economical management of the busfnosi of city, .employing the most expert available heads of de- partments, and a careful'consideration of the form of COM- MISSION GOVERNMENT best -adapted to Uie no'edi' of this growing; city. If elected, I pledge myself to net in the best Interests of the WHOLE CITY of LethbridRe, 1 shall do rny best to be the actual representative of tho people; and, as I bellevo, (he hiiBineua of this city Is a vital matter to every resident, I shall hold myaelf open (U'al! times to receive luggeitionR, impart information and dlicusa civic affairs with any of my fellow-ratepayera. Faithfully yours, H. .i. H. skicrrn. To the Electors of City of Leih- bridge Having decided to become a Candidate' for the Council Bpnrd I respectfully solicit your -vote and influence at the coming1 election. If elect- ed, the city's interests will receive my best attention all times. 1 consider thai, my twenty-four -years of Practi-' cal Railroading qualifies mo to deal in n competent man- ner with the various con- struction problems of tho city. As far as the general business of the cfty is con- cerned, I claim to possess suf- ficient business ability to give the city good service. You1 Already know my plat- form in detail. If ft com- mends iUelf to you I rcsppct.- fuliy iisk you to cast your vote for mo on the nth of December. Lethbridge Dec. To the Electors of the City of Leth- bridge Ladies and Gentlemen; Having consented to lot my name go before the electors for aide nn nn in 'thi'j cam- paign, I solicit your vote and influence. I am in favor of nil improvements as planned by the present council, aiul to be carried out as quickly as possible. I will, if elected do all In my power to advance any- thing in the upbuilding of the city of Lethbridge. I htvvc served two years on the city council and haro ,Kom'e knowledge of city gov- ernment.- Yours respectfully, W. O, HUTTON. RAILWAYS LOST APPEAL CASE Ottawa, the Supremo Court this morning, -the appeal of tho Canadian Northern and Canadian Pac- ific railways vs. tho Hogliw Board of Trade was 'dismissed. with coots. The bourd has mad a an order. de- claring 'higher freight rates be- tween Fort WtHfam to Reelnu' over those from Fort William to AVlnnipep discrimination Against the former. Tlio railway companies contended that the lower ra'tcn were mado under an agreement with the government of Manitoba, and u'iso be- cause of coinpotitfon, both of which are allowed by the Hallway Act, iiml the main question, of the appeal was whether or iio-t 'tlie board WHS right n treating sakl agreement as irrel- evant, and refusing to consider It. Other Judgments were as follows: Cv.ias va Reeves Co.; au Albet-ta machinery case: appeal difliulBsed- inanimoifsiy. Cross appeal also dis- missed with coats. Chief Justice the nlesed with costs.'the Chief Justice nd I ill ng'ton dissenting. March Bros..and vs. Benton. ippeal dismissed with coetB. Clover Unr Coal Co. vs. >pyal allowed with co-sts, Duff, J-, dissenting; Canadian Nor thorn Railway Co. vs. Anderson, appeal dismissed with costs, and cross appeal allowed with costs. Canadian Pacific Railway Co. vs. McKoan, appeal dismissed with coete. Grand Trunk Co. vs. i Bni'Jott, appeal dismissed with cuois, Davics, J., dtEEQnting. adjourned until Wednes- day, December 22. The Ozias case arose from an effort to resist payment for farm machinery on the grounds that it was not as re- presented. it was uhown, had used the machinery a considerable time before complaining. Lethbridge, Alta., Nov. 29, 1911 fa the Electors of the City of Lethbridge: LADIES GENTLEMEN: Having- decided to offer myself as a can-" didate for. election as 'alderman, of the City Lethbridge. .1 res- pectfully solicit your vote and influe.ncc.--I aiai heartily in favor .of Carrying1' out tlio policy of improve- ments as outlined by .'-the. present Civic Council, and having them completed with as lilltlc (Jei'ay as po's- 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 -at all times be at the disposal of the ratepayers of the City of Loth bridge. Your obediently, LIONEL ASQUITH Leihbridge, Nov. 27, 191 1 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIKS AND GBNTLBMEN: At ttic of it of the of city I have entered the municipal fleW it candidate for Murom Bout for 1912. I solicit your vote, and ask for your on Deo. llth, 'on iho following grounds: I. I advocate straight commlHsloii form of govern- ment, Including Iriltlutlve, ref- erendum and recall. The Now City Charter. now being drafted, to he sub- mitted to the ratepayers be- fore being presented to the legislature. 2. I advocate a street railway system, ov.'ned and operated by the' city, to be built and put In operation as soon as possible. 3. 1 advocate' u subway at the crossing of Westmin- ster Road between North and South Lethurldge. 4. I advocate the lentil- lotion of in efficient, filtration system, extensive etiough to insure an adequate supply of pure water for clty.'i fi. 1 am In favor of a morn ui4 service, for the protection or tin putiltt hwltb mid the city. 6. 1 am In favor of sidewalks and" boulevards, and the liierovfnMBt us conditions will justify. 7. I am in favor of comptailog all pvfollc mcnts underliikeh by the city In lax meedlMt tad mwt manner, thus securing the greuut ecouwny in opecviioK and the least iiiconveoieace tot 5. I am in favor of the Mayor ftad dky Council cooDentlnf with the Board of Trao> and hi MdmTar te boost Lethbridge bv. makinn tho Dry Fmjniini Confmcot 1MI the moat successful ever held. In conclusion f will itits thkt U titetti on Dec. llth I myself to give a square duel to ail Mrte of city, to the city's atfalri In a builneis like way. and to itmiid mi aH timtf to advocate any policy, .whtoh f lor the Otty of Uthbridge. to conmud, A. B. STAFFORD. at Uw our JJAMBB AIRD. Lethbridge, Dec. 5th, 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: Now 'that I am in the field SR candidate for election ss a member of the Council Board of this city, I take thii opportunity of soliciting yoifr support. I am in favor of, and w'Il support If elected a progressive 'icy for Lethbrfdge; as I believe it Is stage where a and progressive municipal policy IB necessary in order to place it at sthe top, or near the top, of .the best cities of Alberta, I am in favor of street, 'railway for the city but this matter Is 'in your handstand It ia'for'you to say on election day whether Lethbridge shall have street nil way or not. I do not consider it neceeaary to attempt to construct- a rigid platform for myself and ask you to guide your views ac- cordingly for (hero may events happen which will necessitate some changes in u platform to meet, them, but yon can depend If T am elected that I will always be on the platform- which .spells the most, progress for LethbrlrtRti. At tho several meetings which will be 'held between now and election day be glnil to answer questions of. any elector as to my views on any question Affecting tho.interests of the electors o' the City of Lethbrldgc, to the best of my ability. I remain, yours faithfully, JAMES B. GIBBON. Lethbridge, Nov. 30th 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: j As 1 have been reaueated by a number of ratepayers of the city I offer myself as a candidate for election to your Board for 19J2, and respectfully solicit your vote and influence' 4t the coming election. .If it be your desire to elect me, U will be my aim to devote suf- ficient of my time and study to the administration of civic affalii, to the furtherance of the niany good enterprlEeB already eiUblhibed by the present Council, to careful expenditure of the public, manias, to the making the International Dry Farming CongreM fojr the coining. the most Bucceiiful yet held, and to whatever tends to the upbuilding and making of the City of a whole, the model cWy of the Weft. yours Game It Cilled at 8 p.m. child In bed by eight every "technically, yrs. We begin argu- ing about that Advo- cate. Not Djspotsd.tb Argue say the earth Is 2V 000 miles in circumference. Will yon- step up to the blackboard and demon- strate Shaigy-llalred the "ae, ma-am? I'm willing to admit !t and let it go at that. To The Electonrof tht City of Lethbridge Having at the request of many rate- payers, decided to offer myself as a candidate for school trustee at the coming election, I respectfully solicit ami influence. If I will-discharge the duties nf the posi- tion to ihe-best of my ab.Mtr. v W, J. NELSON. ;