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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR THE LETHBRIDGE DAILi BBRALD ratttiuft i IMS Dcralb Hlbcrta DAILY AND WEEKLY. Subicrlptton FUtat: dellreiW, per year..... Dmily, by mall, per year.....'. 3.0 by mall, per year.... i.0i TELEPHONES: Business Office 1251 Office.............. W. A. Buchanan Managing Director John Torrance Business Manager ROUND THE CIRCLE OF THE WAR The Greek King Constantino has given bis word to the Associated Press that Greek troops will not interfere with allied forces who are compelled to retire to Greek territory. But the Greek King's word to the Associated Press and his word to the allied powers may be two different things, the allies are still awaiting defi- jiite answer to their recent demands. The Teuton invaders of Serbia are believed to be planning an attack of the allied forces in southern Serbia. German sources SST French have ulready retired before a preliminary attack. In France, the German lines arc being henvily tjombardyd by the French. Thero is no confirmation that Canadian troops have recently Buffered heavy losses in attacks on the German lines. The food problem in Germany is a; live question in the Reichstag, which one of the promising In tha world ought to be enough. Apart from tlici, and it Is R very significant circumstance, men arc putting up largo Btimv of money to bore for oil in this district.' H IB tbotr own mon- ey, not that of hundreds of people to wliom they might have gold stock. These men, who have had experience in toe big .oil before, are slak- ing their money on the Cardston pro- position. They are doing their work quietly but earnestly. They, are not peddling publicity to the press or soiling shares. They believe the oil Is there and they are working to get it with their own money. Great au- SHE POMMENDS "FIWIIIES" Mrs, CorfieOead the advertisement and Tried It AVON-, 14th, 1914. "I ul'ed 'Fruit-a-tivos' for and with most excellent results, anil they continue to ko ray only medicine. I saw 'Fruit-a- tivcs' adTortlsod.with in whicS some ouo recommended them very iorltteo tmoli them up in tlieir view, j tighly.soltriedthcru. Thoresultswere It oil is found in this district to the extent that is estimated, what ivill it mem! Well, we ara optimls- just now, and why the need to paint a brighter picture? One thing s certain, if this field proves to be as great as is predicted, the Lcth- iridge taxes will corao in moro [uickir, railroads will not pass us by, .nd this city may become a great re- ining: centre. Time wfil tell. In the meantime don't count the 'ATRIOTISM IS TS FOUNDATION The Daughters of the Empire is n knitting or sewing society. It w ot organized since, the war com lenced. It was founded before th rar and its objects arc pronounced atriotic. It aims to inculcate Canada and the Empire among ur citizens, young and old. So the Daughters of the Empire d ot Use all their time knitting- for th oldlers.'' That part of their wor owever, has been widespread an reatly rained DF the men on se more than satisfactory, and I no hesitatiom ik re-commending- tires" 'ANNIE A. CORBETT. Time b proiinj that ?Fruit-a-tlTos' can always be Depended upon to giro prompt relief in all cases of Caiulipaiien end StomacA Trouble, 50o. a box, 6 for trial stio 258. At dealers or sent postpaid by Fruit- s-tires limited, Ottawa, is now in session, and German min- j vice. iSsters are being severely criticised. ATTEND THE PUBLIC Ratepayers who are sincerely .terested in municipal affairs should attend the public meetings during tno t week. The views of the candidates spn municipal questions are importan! epough for serious consideration. A candidate's utterances on the plat form may decide a man's vote. The 1 treatment siren to municipal ques ttons by a candidate will enable many ratepayers to decide whether he Jts worthy of .office or not. By all means attend the meetings and hear the is- sues discussed by the men Vao are seeliing You Trill be better able to come to a sensible cisioa as to the merits cf the candi- dates. SHOULD LINK UP RETLAW LINE The district from Kipp through to the heeds a railroad aught to have it The country is settled and the farmers are there to stay. This year they had a biff crop and they eipect to always have a crop in the future with irri- gation in.prospect. We helieve it is ;tp the interest of the C. P. R-, aB.TteH to Lethbrtdge, to link this city up the Retlaw branch. That coun- try ia tributary to this city and should be given the readiest means _ do basinets here The Kipp link Tvoiild meet the situation, at the same time the Iron Springs, Turin t and Sundial farmers much needed transportation facilities. Now is the time to present the matter to the C. (P. R. In all likelihood many much Tjsquired branch, lines wSl be built Best year, and this proposed b-iiieli comee under that head The: educational work of the I. O j D: '-E. stands out prominently. Th i other day we commented upon th flag saluting In the Raymond school This Innovation is attributable 'to th Lethhridge chapter of the Daughter of the Empire. When the teachers convention was held here the chapte brought R. B. Bennett, M.P., to spea oh Patriotism. His address stimu lated the teachers and they went baa home determined to carry on thei work with some different objects ii view than had possessed them in th past Sirs. the regent o the local chapter, also addressed th< convention and featured the flag ai the emblem" of the principles under lying, our-'esistence as an Empire ant urged that the flag should find a prominent; rflace in all schools am that the children should be taught t respect it: ..Since .then eleven rura schools- have been supplied with flag! by the local, chapter. Verily.rthe field of service of the Daughters of the Empire covers .a greater scope than most people im aglne." Their patriotic labors, pro- nouncedly active in war time, are no confined to one branch of service knitting Bocks is only one source o. activity; there are a dozen other channels and that service s .not confined tb war periods either The I. O. is active in times of icace, too. MORE MONEY NOW IN SIGHT FOR THE ROCKEFELLER RING ew .York, :.Dec. Standard Oil company, of NBW York, has an- nounced of one cent a gallon on all grades and packages of gasoiine for export The advance, t Tras: said; would take effect at SPENCER FOND OF OFFICE Nelson Spencer of Medicine Hat Menu; to be greatly infatuated with public life. He must keep in the eye and show his continued anxiety to serve the nuhhc. While he. mayor he ran for the Legislature find was elected. later he developed for the higher sphere oi (federal politics nnd then he took the Conservative nomination for tie netr constituency of Medicine Hat At the election was 10 slow in coming Mr. Spencer became restless and 10 Then a municipal election hove and it appeared that Mayor Hawthorne was to be re-electid in Medicine Hat city, the local member candidate rnd ex-mayoi he needed exercise in order to keep -warmed up tor the fights that will.come later. He entered the field a mayoralty candidate and this Vttk the Gaa City will be in th throea of one of the hottest municipal In its history. If Spencer ii itteated he is a dead man politically. If' he that is another THE PROiPSCT Of OIL ,nd the south country be optimistic about the Cardston re-r fact that eminent txtwti HeCUre the district to be SEAL BRAND COFFEE Recognized in all professions and walks of life, as the leading coffee in the best grocery of Canada. 1 ami 2 pound cam RM Grand fcr Percolatm. CHASE t SAWOM, MONTREAL P IA AICKED UP IN FOR THE BUSY MAN Mason Risch Limited VICTROLA HEADQUARTERS TO THE ELECTORS Many of Your Friends Have A Victrola Christmas is only a few days still the auuual- etenml question of "what to. give" staves you in the face. You think of this, that, and the other thing, yet you can decide on nothing: that will particularly please the whole family. You do nut want to give the average expected gift. Ou the contraiy, you aro anxious to do something out of the you could but think cf it.-: So here's a suggestion: Let us deliver'to your friend, on or before ChriitmaV'. more'-choice Victor of sentiment and good chssr that will be ap- J. A. Carswell has been re-elected mayor of HciI.Deer. F. J. Downey is mayor of Okotoks. Dr. Youiig and H. J. Baillie are the mayoralty candidates in" Saska- toon. L Dr. W. Cowan, .a well knowii dentist; was 'elected mayor "of Re- giaa. F. one oE the best known business, men of Simcoe, Ont., is dead. J. C. Gilpjn, for_merly a 'well known hardware merchant in St. Mary's, Ont., died at Saskatoon. St. Andrew's; Gananoquc, presentwl the retiring pastor, Rev. N. 'with Norman Macilocald, oi Guelph, has seen commissiohed as; .flight lieuten- ant in the Royal Flying Corps. John Martjn, an Alunston, Ont., noneer, and father of Dr. J. B. Mar- M.P.P. ;for East Lambton, is dead. The first carload of cattle to be shipped by train from .the Peace Uver country reached Edmonton this week. Pie. Thos. Smith, a Kingston man, irisoner in writes that he lad to pay 75 cents7 for a pound of Miss Maud Lyons of Windsor was appointed County ..Court stejiograph- er thus must be ratified by the Pro- vincial Government. High River elected the following ouncil alayor Smith ouncillors, ;A. J. H. Koch, John LIMITED NEXT WRIGHT'S JEWELRY STORE OF CANADA Keep the Family Savings in a Joint Account in the names of two or more and Wjfe, Brother and Sistert or Father and Son. It .is an all-round convenience, as either can deposit or withdraw money, and In case of death the balance goes to the survivor without any formalities, forming an immediate'source of ready money. 8. a. TINNING, Manager H. E. SANDS, Acting Manager LETHBRIDGE BRANCH GRASSY LAKE BRANCH Brown, K. "B. Claresholm's 1916 council is as ollows: Mayor G, Simpson (accla- councillors, John Mitchell, J. B. Boese, Oeo. Ringrbss (acclama- ion) T. R. Burpee, connected with the nterior Department at Ottawa and ormerly Deputy Commissioner for 2rown Lands at Winnipeg, is, dead. Rev. George Gray, a Presbyterian minister in Alingly, Saskatchewan, rrested on a charge oi ssdition, has been liberated with 'an admoni- lon. Montreal civic employees bitterly rotested against the proposal to ut their salaries' 25 per cent, to ch- ain a forced" loan to reduce the city's ebt. A German from Port-Huron who. pat oh the. uniform of a returned j oldier was promptly knocked down v another Lve'tsrari, taken to the crry and sent back. The Methodist church will endeavor n future to send .their best ministers chaplains the Canadian! loops. The Army and Navy Board as organized to dtlal with all i uestions arising from business be-! ween the church and the militia. The icmbcrs are: Rev. S. D. Chown, hairman Dr.' T.' 'Albert Moore, sec- Hiram-Hull, B.A., Rev. A. Long, Col. 'Chlpnian, ion. E. J.'.P.aVii .and Mr. Oliver n. Y. rGLi i iCIAN LOSES. HIS JOB Albany, N. Y., Dec. E. JlcCall, of New York, a former jus- tice of the and an in- fluential Tammany man, was, last night, removed from office as chairman of the Down-State public service commission Governor Whit- who sustained in .part charade preferred against the commissioner by the Thompson investigating com- mittee of the legislature. The gover- nor's decision was that McCall, in violation of the public service mission law, owned stock of a cor; poratkm under the supervision of his commission. TO THE ELECTORS I wish Lo state that I will speak at a joint Meeting of the Electors at the CENTRAL, SCHOOL TONIGHT I would be pleased to have as many as possible of those who attended last night's meeting, as T will reply'to Mr. Reid's .state- ments. come in the interest oi' the city. M. FREEMAN VOTE FOR McKENZIE For Couiniimiuiier of Public Utilities. BECAUSE: require a successful business man to manage our affairs. "We want expansion of our utilities and not contraction. THINK: Are you dissatisfied with the management of the Street Railway Serrlca? Are rou dissatisfied with the cost of opsrating the water aupplj? Are you dissatisfied with the experimental policy of our utilities! IF FOR McKENZIE Alberta, Dw. 7th, To The Electorate, City of LaUikrldfe Dour Sir or Mudmn: As it is neccsssnry Hint an election should Uke place on December 13th, 1915, foi the selection of a Commis- Public Utilities to serve the City for the years 1016, 1917 and take this opportunity of presenting to those who may not be able to attend the public meetings, the fact that having served the city in the above capacity for the past two years, and having gained such experience as leads me to be- lieve I am now more capable to serve you than when first elected, I am a candidate for re- election and am prepared to ac- cept this Commissionership, should a majority of the Citi- desire it. Being unfortunately a human have made mistakes in the past. You will, I believe credit me with the same sin- cere desire to give the Oily my best services, as you believed I possessed first elected, Out of mistakes lessons have been learned Which will be val- uable jfuides in the conduct of my department in the future, and the experience gained during the two very strenuous years of municipal life now closing, is ray strongest claim for your fur- ther support. In order to properly present im own claims', it is also nec- essary that I present in some measure, the claims which Com- mission Form of Government has earned through the exper- ience of the City under this Form of Government since its in- ception. I have shared in that government and feel that, in my humble way, I have influenced it. Under Com- mission Forjn -of Government there has resulted greater pub- licity with reference to the City's affairs, and greater knowledge on the part of the public as a result. While the Commissioners i have directed general policies, yet the public have been directly consulted with reference In important matters, such as assess- ment, and estimates of civic There been effected a reduction of approximately between the es- timates of ,1913 and 1915. Further, the Commissioners were able, through strictest economy to actually save on the estimates of 1914, (he sum of approximately Today, the city is being directed by men giving their full time and, experience to its affairs, instead of by men whose, time and interests were largely occupied outside of the city's Without indulging in tiresome details, I do wish to present to the publjc the following facts with reference to the operation of the department actually under my direction. Through the practise of the'most rigid economy consilient with'service, the Street buji been placed in a position which tiill show an approximate profit over the estimated operating perises. for the current year of This in spite of the fact that traffic receipts to the end of November, showed a de- crease of approximately as compared with the first eleven months of 1914. In this connection I might mention for the encouragement of the public, that, although there is large decrease for the eleven months, there has been a material in- crease over 'the figures for 1914, for the months of August, Sep- tember, October and November, which to a revival of traffic, which will improve the situation of the Street Railway very much if continued. Although (he total figures are not at present available, yet I can definitely state that the of the City Electrical De- partment for the ye-'ir 1915 will be reduced approximately as compared with the expenses for 1014. For the year 1914, taxes to the extent of over were charged to the cal Department, -which offset in the operating expenses, and yet, in spite of this large extra charge, the total expenses only showed an increase of approximately The average number of men Departments under my control, when I entered into office seventy-one. Today, there is an average of forty-seven.'' This speaks for it- self. I do not wish to burden the public with unnecessary details, but I do wish tp state that I enter this election contest with the belief that there is nothing in connection with the operation of my department which I would wish to hide from the public, and I invite' the moat thorough examination into all my by the on the platform, as opportunity will present in this short campaign, or in a personal way. Should the' Citizens of this city entrust to me the duties of Commissioner of Public Utilities for the coming three I pledge myself to uivu in ihc iuiiire, I have in the past, the best 'of niy experience, knowledge and ability in carrying out Ihc duties of my office. With full appreciation of the support which hat been corded me in the past, I leave the decision in four faithfully. ARTHUR REID. CommisNioner of Public UtUitleti JOINT MEETING In Central School TONIGHT TO ADDRtMCD BY ARTHUR REID Uindlfett ftr Mt-tlcctltn M. FREEMAN W. L. McKENZIE EVIftVIODY MIIM HONtiT LAOItt WtLCOMC ;