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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'Viiliiv. OmMiilier S. KM I. rtv. HE HATCH FO J. M. AITKEN W. J. ARMSTHONG J. R. ANDERSON L. ABQUITH A. J. BLACKBURNE STEVE BAJOS C. BEGIN JOHN BROOIE J. W. BAWDEN W.A.BLSNNER-HASSETT E, A. CUNNINGHAM PERCY COPE H. C. CLARKE F. W. DOWN.ER T. H. DAVIDSON A. M. DOWELEY C. A. DELANEY T. 8. DUNHAM E. A. EWART T. M. EVANS FRED FORD GEO. FARGO FRED OOW JAS. .B. GIBBON C. W. GRAY M. B. GALLIVAN CHRIS. GIBSON ARTHUR HAYR E. J. HILL E. B. HILL F. A. HART HAROLD HENDERSON J, D. HIGINBOTHAM J. W. HARRINGTON WM. HARDY W. H. JOHNSON L. M. JOHNSTONE SIDNEY JACKSON GEO. KERR T. D. KEVIN Li KEEL J. S. KIRlfHAM E. KIRKHAM A. W. KRESS TOM LONG W. MATTHEWS ISRAEL M06COVITCH J. L. MANWARINC c. MCLEAN A. E. WORRIS A. L. McKEI.VIE ,V L. McGIJtnE T H. McCRE'ADY H A. MclOLLOP ALEX. McCULLOUGH J. NELSON ri. NIMMONS VI. OLIVER A. OLSON J B. PICHE JAS. F. C. PRICE X RAFTON-CANNING E. U.. RYLANDS A. ROCHOM JAS. TfOSE J. C. RUSK J. M. REDINC, CHAS. RALEY J. G. ROBERTSON A. M. RITCHIE J. M. RITCHIE E. 1. 3EHL A. SOUTHARD GEO. Sjf-'AMAN M. D. STOVEF! S. J. SHEPHERD KOBT. SAGE F. SIMPSON D. A. SIMPSON C. H. TRAVIS p w, TULLER R. A. WRIGHT F. L. WHITNEY a. WITHERS R c' K. WHITTAKER E. H. WILSON H WHITMORE C. R. YOUNG js.5. FRANK WADDINGTON AND MANY OTHERS By request of the above electors i am m the field for Mayor of the city of Lethbridge for1912, and respectfully solicit your vote and influence 1. I nin in favor o[ u dirod nommisaion form of gvennnent in- olurJinK the initintivc, reforendinn innl rctxill. 2. I am in favor or' a ininiietpully owned street, railway system to operated by ihe city, and to be built, as soon as possible. 3. la view of the fact iluit iho contracts for the various'work to be undertaken by the cify during tho year 1912 have already been let, aubject to tlie money by-laws being by tlie ers on December J t -ivill use my .best-effortg to seo that the dif- ferent works art! carried out :is expeditiotisly and euonoinically as possible-having due regard io the permanency of coustruction r.nd to the least inconvenience io -the public. t-' 4.1, AS I cajrt., be "the father" of. the sysieni. in 67 assure you that IV will' endeavor iu way to build'up. a greater and more beautiful Lethbriflgc. 1 am heartily in favor of co-operating with the Ronrd of fradtj in making the Dry Farming Cofttfross one anoress and :ui uunreuedented .amount of publicity for-the Prov- ince of Alberta and the Cify of Ijetlibridge particular. 6. I will use my utmost cwdeiivow to have all public improve- ments conutletod before the date of the Dry Farming Congress. 1. 1 am committed to a plan lor a radial railway conned Ing Dia- mond Cil..-, Lcihbridsc Collieries, Hoyal Collieries ami Chinook Col- lieries the CHy of Lothbridge. S. I sinVin favor of a subway under tlie C. T5. R. tracks at West- miiiivslev .road of sufficient .widt.lt in accommodate and other Traffic and'to'tho i-etiiqjiiBlmeut of streets and ajlcvs In North Lethbridge to ccnfonn with a plan now being prepared Ju the City Knsjtncer's office.. t r'-A'iU iii-slsl iipfi'n efficiency tn all dupuilnieiits and '--'fiir an fiqnltublG dlKtrlbHtion.-.bf city woi.'is. ''Should you honor me_by 'electing me to the office of. .mayor of "the City of Lcilibridge for 1312 I will devote ray whole timcjind energy to the best iiiioresta of ,lhe city. Lethbridge, Nov. 28th, 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES I nm a candidate for election to yonr Coililcll Board for iho year ID12. I asl! your support on Iho following CAR SYSTEM: 1 favor Ihp. constniction of the street ear system, as already outlined, antl its co'mpletioll if pOBsi- 'blc, in time for the International Dry Farming Congress.. 1912. TRADE: I favor doing everything possible for the extension of the 'Lethbridge wholesale and retail Iradc throughout Southern Alberta, and lo this oml, advocate tnlime steps towards the encouragement of a RADIA1, RAILWAY SYSTEM, con- necting outlying -towns with the City of Lethbrjdgo. DRY FAKMlNfi CONGRESS: 1 favor the heany of the Mayor and-Council v.'ith the Board of Trade in making the hiternnConal Dry Farming Congress a complete sucoesK so as'io deriye the full bnefit of this Congreas as.a boosting feature tor Loth- bridge. IMPROVEMENTS: I favor carrying out in its entirety the e.vcollent pro.aram tor paving, sidewalks, park development, and other muni- cipal improvements as laid out by the Council of ihis pros- cut year and such extensions to this program as the growth of Ihe city niijy make advisable. 1 favor nn early, agreement with tlie Pacific Railway Company for the adjustment of their grade with- in tho city limits, In nrtlor that the proposed WEST- MIN'STEK SUHWAY and other crossings which may. be- come necessary, may bo constructed with the lenat possible delay and al reaRonable cost. .MISSION COVERN'.MBNT: I favor an econoinicnl the business of Ihe city, employing the most expert aynilnblc heads of do- jTartinontflf and a of tho form or COM- MISSION flOVKHNSllSNT ticsl '.idnpted to Ihe needs of I his growing i-lty. s If rjlKCied, I mvi-clf io apt In the iiileroHtK nf CITY l.l'lhbrldge. I shall do my Ip'bu'tllu aiilual of tho and, as I heliore, Ihe btiaiiieis nf Iliis city is a vital mitlfer (o every resident. I shall iiold niyseir open all tinuis lo receive suggestions, iinimti. Infoniiatlon and discuss civic affairs wllh any of my fellow-ralcpoycrs. Kaitlifully yours, II. .1. H. SKC1TII. To the. Electors of the City of bridge Having decided to become :i. Candidivie fur tlte Council Heard I respectfully solicit vour vote and infUieivo at comiiit' election. If. elect- ed, (he city's interests ivceivo my bent attention at jili I (-nnsifler t'luil my Iwcniy-inur years o? PracU- cat Railroadina imnlifira mo deal in a connetent. mnn- nor with con- struction prnbieniH nf ihn "city. As; far us ihe business of the riiy is conwtJ, I ('liiiiii lo iiosscufi IttiRlncas aiilHly yivd thi- city fjood HtM- Y'K! iih-t'miy my ViU'iu in dt-iail. If li, nu'iuit! iiyylf to you I 'fully -ask yon to casi your void for i Leihbridge Dec. i To the Electors of ihe City of Leih- if clrc'icd do -all in to nifViUicn any. iJiiS in ;lio nptinildlng of t.lto City nf U-llibvidtfC. i two years un tin- eiiy council iiMd iii'.v.! wiiiii! kiKtwItMU'e of city jro Yours reiipoi'i fully, W. 0. HUTTOM. CA1LLAUX IS AjULL DOZER Story Comes to Light Which Perturbed the Diplomats I I'aris, Dec. is I tinn among politicians and diplomats over tJic aliened attempt by Premier Caillaiix lo hulliloie in til matter of Hie latter's claim in Mur-1 ji.eco by thrraU-iiing King Alfonso. Tlii! itt'uubliiim1 Krunciiis reproduc- es aliil from its own'sourres a story which originally in a (icneva paper, uccordini: lo which M. Caillalix in an alteiupt to re-es-' S talilish 'his own political posillui tried a coup io settle the I'Tauce-Spanisli ililliculties. Accc.ntiiiK I lo the story, tin; French 1'rime llin- j istcr. noiilird King Alfimsn, through an mlerme'i'an1, that li'j had resolv- cil ilefisive action anil if Spain 'li'Sini-J, Spanish iltlihsly ini.ahl ihe seriously i.-mlar.grrcd. King Alfon- j so receiving this rmnnmnicalk.n, retorted in a he.ai.rd manner: "Spain is aoi. I'urliigal." The sraniiii Kinir then ilr'ormi'd Great JJriMin and olhor interested powers of SI. Caillaiix's al- titude, .lust this same Premier t'aillaux in talking with Sir Francis Bertie, tlie Uritish am-' lo France, made some as- Uonishing remarks about the eirtenle conlialc behvcen Great Britain awl France. These remarks created such a painful impression in London that President Ffiliicries was obliged to intervene and lessen their effect. The i Kepubliinie i-'rancais says that ihe I incidents, in tile unanimous opinion of diplomats, have shown that the leail- Icrship ol M. L'aillaux is dangerous, i Lethbridge, Nov. 27, 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND GKNTLBMKNV At. the roouost. of a larpo number of Uio' ratepayers of ilio city I have entered tlic municipal field as candidate for Uio Mayors ecat for I solicit your vole, and ask for your ynpncm, on Dee. 1 1th. on Uio following grounds J. 1 advucule straight. commission .form of mew. including Inltiinive, ref- erendum and recall. Tlio Notv City Charter, now being drafted, to be sub- milted to tho ratepayers be- fore heing presented io the legislature. 2. advocate a nfreet railway syEte'm, owned ;uid operated 'by tlit.- city, (o be bitUt and put in operation i soon as possible. 3. 1 advocate i it) n .at the crossing of ML tmln Komi Noitli ind South Lethbridge. -1. I advocate the instal- lation of an efficient filtration system, ux ten-si ve enough to insure an adequate supply of pure water for the city's needs "i, I am in favor of a more efficient and systematic scavenging for the protection of the public health and clciinlilioss of tho city. C. i am in favor of street paving, the extension of ihe city's BldewEiIkB and boulevards, and tho improvement of our as conditions will justify. 7. 1 am in favor of completing; all public works and improve- ments undertaken by the city in the speediest and most systematic thus securing the greatest economy in operating expense and the least inconvenience to ihe public. S. 1 am in of the Mayor and City Council co-operating .with the Board of Trade and QUzeiiG in an earnest endeavor to boost. Lethbridgift by making the Dry Farming Congress, nf lOii! the most successful ever held. In conclusion I will state thai, if elected on Dec. 1.1th I pledge myself to give a square deal to all parts of the city, to administer the city's affairs in a business liko way, mid 10 stand at all limes to advocate any policy which suells 1MI-0-G-K-E-S-S for the City of Lethbridg-a. Yours to command, A. B. STAFFORD. Lethbridge, Alia., Nov. To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge: LA THUS AND GKN-TL.E.M.EN: Having tlooidud to offer myself ;i'w a uau- diilato For as aldovnian oF tlio City of Ijet-libridii'c, I rcs- poel fully solicit your I vole iind 1 am heartily in Favor of carrying- out the policy of iinjil'ove- inenls as outlined by (lie pj-escnt. Civic Council, and having them completed with as little delay as pos- sible, .hi. ii.rklil.ion, 1 am in favor ol' having all lighting and tele- phone wires laid un- der ground especially in the Ren tnil portions ol' the City and on Thirteenth St. Xorth. 1 f elected my ser- vices will 'aI all limes be ni llu1 disposal of die ralepayors of the CilV ol' Ijcllihridge. Your ohedienl ly, ASQl'ITH ----------------------------JJ Lethbridge, Nov. 30th 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND' GBNTU3MEN: As I have been requested by a. number or ratepayers .of the city I offer myself rss a cnmliOate for election to your Council Board for 1912, and respectfully solicit your vote and influence at the coming; .election. If It be your..clesire U> it will be my aim to 'devote siif: ficient of my. time and study to administration of .civic to the furtherance of the many good, enterprises'already .established by the present Council, to 'the careful expenditure; of the public monies, to the tnaking tlie Farming Congress for the coining year -tile most successful yet and to., whatever lends to the and making of 'the City of Lethbriclge, as it whole, tho model city of the West. Yours respectfully, JAMBS AIRD. (r Lethbridge, Dec. 5tfc 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND GENTLKJ1EN: Now that-1 am in the field as a cundldale Tor election member of the Council Board ot this city, -1 Hike this opportunity ol' soliciting your support. 1 am in favor of, and will support if elected'a progressive pol- icy for'Lothbrldse, as 1 believe it is at the stage .where a strong and progressive nur.iic.ipul policy in necessary Iu order.to place It at. !he top, or near the top. of .Ihe best cities of Alberta. 1 am in favor of street railway for the city but this matter Is in your hands, and it is for you lo say on'election day whether Lethbridge shall have street railway or not. I do not consider ii. necessary for me to attempt to construct a rigid platform for myself mid asll yon to guide your views ac- cordingly for there may evcnis happen which will necessitate some change'.! in a platform to nice! them, hut yon