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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 12 THE LFTTTBItTDGT: DATLY "The Gift Centre" A Ewert Diamond (ho .wisest Cliristnius you itun select. It aicvciMvears out eitlu'r ils wolcoiue or it- sell'. _'15oth'its sentimental value and its coniiiioi'- cial value increase eveiy year, and there's a subtle 'satisfaction in "slari.ino-ii family hoir- A diamond is either (he safest or Ilie risk- iest purchase you etui make. There's no hall' way point. The riskiest, if you lack loehni- cai'diamond experience and chance a pur- chase in unknown quarters. The safest gift yon can buy if you rely upon the public esteem and confidence so highly prized E. A. EWERT Jeweller and Optiehin Oliver Block Lethbridge, Alta. ELECTORS HEARD 7, 1912 Meeting at Fleetwood Schoo] waS'Quiet and Addresses Were Enjoyed Here's something that will appeal to the boys for Christmas "A Studebaker Junior" MINIATURE FARM WAGON' lvlth Pole and Slmfls- Will outlast .foO.OO worth of toys. We hnvo The Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Co. Ltd. Phone 1173 1262-lst Ave. South llllLE Dublin, Dec! fisheries of Ireland, ami particularly the Salmon fishing., constitutes a national asset cf very great value, and the present condition. as well as probably future deveiopments demand .very special and strenuous efforts for the preser- vation and development of the fisher- ies, both on the par't of the public and the authorities." So runs the commission .which has been Inquiring into the offset of the change of the ownership land on the' fishing industry.' Apart from the illci-J dental and the value of. the salmon fishing on the rivers and ,estuaries is estimated :S half a mill- ion sterling per annum. r Eight thousand men fisirou common law rights and to these may be added those who work private wires and dragnets and many more who depend on the fishing in ways. The commission recommends a new board of control and a system of co-opcra- ion among .the new owners of the ishing rights who are not always awake to the welfare. Mayor Hatch as Usual had to Answer Some Questions Duff Addition can Rive the rest of jthbrldge a lesson.In manners. That conclusively provon at the meet- ig of the Duff Addition Ratepayers' ssociatiou last night, called for the urpose of hearing for the last time he candidates in the election cam- W. D. L. Hardie admitted that came to fight. Mayor Hatch was ere and he had the lighting instinct, .fact nil were dressed in their flghl- ing togs, but they were disappointed Questions were asked and answered with the best of good feel- ing; more real information was gained than, at any meeting yet, and all mayoralty candidates expressed their appreciation that the campaign had been so free from personalities. It might have been the 'calm before the storm. In the language of the street the mayoralty candidates have been "hogging" the meetings so far. Last night it was different, and the alder- men-to-be were given the first chance. Ail acquitted themselves well and, as Doctor Levering said, "It is a case of choosing the man as a man, for all have practically the same platforms." W. J. Blackburne occupied the chair and ruled with a firm hand. W. J. HcCambly made the industrial future )f Lethbridge the main point of.his peech, and pointed out that with lack coal at our command we can -al any city in Western Canada as a manufacturing centre, and he be- lieved if the council got busy they could prove it to intending industries. Young Hogs! Young P J- often that we are in such a good position to offer to the Public what we are now advertising before you. We have been successful in obtaining over Two Hundred Younq Hoas and we are now offering them at most attractive prices. TENDER> wight from 50 Stock, and possess that judness, tenderness and delicious taste which is entirely absent from older animals. They would make an ideal Christmas Feast, and you can put the rest i ifit' winter down for Winter. OUR PHONE IS 1473 Use -it and call us up, and we will be pleased to deliver one or more of any weight, which you may wish. The Success Meat Market Opp. Pioneer Lumber Yard 13th Street North JUST PHONE US, WE WILL DO THE REST! Gas Cheap But Power Dear One on which he dwelt at some length 'was that Medicine Hat. with' Its free gas, was able, to supply electric power only at a cost of one- third "more than is charged in Leth- bridge. "Does this not be ask- ed, "that Lethbridge, with slack coal, can offer the manufacturer cheaper power thaiTlhe Hatters? "And If Leth- bridge has the added advantage of be- ing a better distributing centre, why sit back.and allow another city to get in ahead of He believed'that his practical experience along these lines might be of use to the citizens, and if elected he would do all in his power to further the industrial de- velopment of the city. Arthur Hayr confined his remarks First Come, >M First Served: to the explanation of his attitude in answering a ratepayer at a previous the i'leetwood school when asked about' cttamission form of goV- CTiiment: ll'c''ifail refused to give his private opinion at tnat time, and still believed that cilery man had the right to_his However, lie had known that "intended to submit the matter to a plebiscite, and was willing to pledge himself if elect- ed to do'all in his power to carry out their did not wish his attitude to be misunderstood. As for new industries, he was in favor of a strong policy controlled by the coun- cil, who should keep strings on the companies as they locate so that the propositions might not resolve them- selves Into speculation pure and sim- ple. "So far as I have said Louis Keel, "I haven't seen any too much en- men out of those who find their way into police court. -Aid.. Ashcroft was not present in the of the .meeting, but spoke at the end. .autUasked for sup- port on his past1 record. Mayor Hatch Well Received Mayor Hatch made'a distinctly fa- vorable Impression, and even. Ills-op- ponents recognized the fair play spirit of the meeting and gave him a good hearing. He handled his subjects 'well and left no question unanswered. Referring to the industrial policy, he hoped that the people would sup- port the Iron bylaw, which he explained. It would be a start in the right direction. He believed the policy should he controlled by the city council direct, for they would then be in -a position to consider offers and answer them direct. He made the statement that, in spite of criticism aimed at the thusiasm for commission form of gov. council in this regard, there had not eriiment Et any of these meetings, i been one concrete request for conees- and I would like to know If the elect- Elons put up to them this year except prs consider it tho right remedy for the Iron Works request, on which the the bad stomach Mr. Hardie 'says Lethbridge owns." He believed It 'was right that the1 people should answer that question, and if elected would abide by their wishes. He wanted to see Uie council inaugurate a strong policy on industrial matters, and hop- ed the Board of Trade would co-oper- ate. He got into trouble again when he suggested, much to the enjoyment of the crowd, that the council was a good school out of which men came people are being allowed to voice their opinions. Slack Coal Goes to Waste Going into the matter of slack coal arid power he said that the mines a developing so rapidly in this distri now that manufacturers will be ab to come in and make ten year co tracts 'with the mines for their supp of slack coal for steam. At the Let bridge Collieries they are dumpin 200 tons daily on the prairie an COWANS better off financially. Ho meant that j burning it. At the Chinook Collie they came out better financiers which ics they are raising nearly 300 ton explanation was gracefully accepted j of slack'dally, which is now going t waste. He believed that the nex year's council should take the matte up vigorously, outline a policy, an by the crowd. Vote for the Iron Works Bylaw L. Asquith did not waste much of the time of tbe meeting. His plat- form covered his address, and he was then go out after the right kind manufactures, for he believed tha could get them. unwavering in his support of commls- T, ..L sion government. He also asked that with general matters, h the ratepayers vote for the Iro I "Ot th financial situation as he had coverc Works byiaw, for by so doing they were getting a start in the right direc- tion. Some one wanted to know why the that fully in preceding meetings However, he said the council had hac an intense year, and had done an im mense amount of work. The stable something that Cowan's is all lhat cocoa beans. The Cowan Co. Limited TORONTO ONT. t is pure cocoa ground from the choicest YOUR GROCER HAS IT well. ----......j iiiuuuiii 01 WOFK. i ne siume city should give away its natural re- i had been re-organized, and the store sources or its money. Mr. Asquith. department wns on a much "bette said, that the industrial sites were basis now. It was a move In the bought for the purpose of attracting direction, industries to develop, and he did not' clx-_. j see why the Iron Works should be: "th excluded I Children's Detention Home I bas been opened up this year and I Dr. Levering admitted that, he was' want to say that that home Is doins a little bit of a-Socialist, pan. labor, a great-work. I see the Herald has man. and the rest of several things.: opened up a subscription list to aid He had started life on a farm, bad the Homo in giving a Christmas to taught scncov cooked iu a mining' the little ones who might not other- 210 camp, taught school again, gone through college, became a doctor, and now he wanted to be an alderman. "And I believe I am going to get there too." He thought that, the Hersld to the contrary, there were not many people who would vote In favor of commission government, but he be- lieved it was the coming system whether adopted this year or not. His Industrial policy is to heat out !he other cities, and thought the council should take It up. He also advocates wiso have a glnd Christmas, and I hope the project will meet with suc- cess. I would like to ask you right now to give more attention to the Home. It will interest you." He also referred to police depart- ment improvements, new quarters, etc., and remarked that it did not seem likely that Lethbridse would be able to afford tho luxury of a new city hall for three to five years nt least, and In the meantime Ihty had been practicing economy to afford n municipal Industrial wliicli room for the staff at the city hail. In aid the police in making betitr' closing he said had given Lulli- IS MADE WITH ELLISON'S "OUR BESF FLOUR Light flaky bread require, good flour scientifically milled under the best conditions. Our flour is also carefully Impeded before shipment. It Is the housewife's delight and when once tried ll always used. TRY" ONE SACK AND BECOME A BOOSTER Ellison Milling and Elevator Co. MILLS AT LETHBBIDGE, RAYMOND AND MAGRATH bridge all the service lie couid render, anil had tried to do his duty in a con- scientious way. On that he based his hope that they would see fit to give him support on Monday. Catechism Class Someone 'wanted to know if a simp- ler ballot could not have been devised in connection with the plebiscite on the commission form of government. "The ballot you have seen is the jallot -agreed upon. The city solicitor las added one question which was considered .necessary." After .1. M. Ritchie had tried to a speech from the floor, and had ;ot into hot water with the chairman, le asked: "Are you in favor of inserting a fair wage clause in ail city contracts? K was not done this year." "I am in of a fair wage clause." replied the mayor, "but re- member, there are six men besides myself on the council. Jly hands are tied." Mr. was the first executive officer of the Detention The were, as chief of police." Mr. am I not en- titled to some of. the credit." Tho were, certainly." -Mr. It not your place :o lay on the table a balance sheet at the annual (Continued on page PACKED IN ONE AND TWO POUND CAHJ ONLY CHASE SANBORN MONTREAL ;