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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta HATCH MAYOR J. M. AITKEN W. J. ARMSTRONG J. R. ANDERSON I.. ASQUITH A. J. SUACKEURNE STEVE BAJ'OS 0. BEGIN JOHN BciODiE J. W. BAWDKN E. A. CUNNINGHAM- PERCY COPE H. C. CLARKE F. w. OOWNEH T. R. DAVIDSON A. M. DOWSLEif C. A. DEI.ANEY T. 8. DUNHAM A. EWART TVM. EVANS FRED FORD QEO. PAKGO FRED GOW 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. HIGINBJ3THAM J. W. HARRIN.GTON WM. HARDY W. H. JOHNSON L. M. JOHNSTONE SIDNEY JACKSON GEO. KERR T. D. KEVIN L. KEEL J. S. KIRKHAM E. KIRKHAM A. W. KRESS TOM LONG W. MATTHEWS ISRAEL MOSOOV1TCH J. L. MANWARING C. McLEAN A. E. MORRIS A. L. McKELVIE A. L. McGUIRE T H. McCRE'AOY H. A. McKILLOP ALEX. KcCULLOUGH J. NELSON p. NIMMONS W. OLIVER A. OLSON J. "B. PICHE" JAS. F. PEAT A. C. PRICE A RAFTON-CANNIIS'C E. U. RYtANDS A. ROCHON JAS. ROSE J. C. RUSK J. M. REDING OHAE. RALEY J G. ROBERTSON A. M. RITCHIE J. M. RITCHIE E. J. SEHL A SOUTHARD GEO. SEAMAN M. S. STOVER J. SHEPHERD ROBT. SAGE J. F. SIMPSON D A. SIMPSON C. H. TRAVIS p. w. TULLtR R A. WRIGHT F. L. WHITNEY H. WITHERS R w. WALLACE C K. WHITTAKER E. H. WILSON H. WHiTMORE C. R. YOUNG JAS. FISK FRANK WADDINGTON AND MANY 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 fnvor of a direct commission form of gvernmeni in- cluding thft iniliativR, referendum and recall. 2. 1 am in favor of a municipally owned .Gtreet railway system to, he operated by (he city, to be built as soon as possible.- 3. In view of the fac! that the contracts .for the various work toi be undertaken by the city during the year been _ let, subject to the money by-laws being confirmed by the ratepay- ers oti December llib, I will use my best efforts to see that the dif- ferent works are carried out as and economically as possible having due regard to the permanency of construction and tu the least inconvenience to the public. -I, As can fairly claim to be "the father" of tho boulevard system iii the city of -I .coij -.assure I will endeavor in every WHY to build up a- greater and, more beufclll'nl Lethbridge. 5. I am heartily in favor of co-operating with the Board of Trade -in making the international Dry Farming Congress one great, success and thus secure an unprecedented" amount of publicity for 'Ihe Prov- ince of Alberta and the City of Lethbridge In particular. (J. J .will use my utmost to have all public improve- ments completed before the date of the Dry Farming Congress. 7. 1 am committed to a plan for a radial railway connecting Dia- mond City, hetlihridye Collieries, Royal Collieries and Chinook Col- lieries with the City of Lethbridge. S. I am iu favor of a subway under the C. P. H. tracks at West- inimaler roti'd of sufficient width to accommodate Street-hallway urn! other trnffic pud :o the readjustment of streets and alleys In Nnrlli Leihbridge to conform with a pKin now being prepared in the City Engineer's office. S. I will insist upon offieleucj- in all departments of; tho city.and for an equitable distribution of city worlis. Should you honor me by electing riie to the office of mayor of the City of Letlibridge for 1 will devote my whole time and energy to the best interests of the ciijv UEO.M. HATCH. Lethbridge, Nov. To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge' IjAIJIES t- 1 ain a candidate for oleetion to your Council Board, for the year I 111 2. 1 ask your support on the following grounds: CAR SYSTEM; ,7 1 favor ihe construction of the municipally-owned street par system, aa already.outlined, and its completion if possi- 'ble. in time for the International Pry Farmhis- Congress, 1913. OP TRADE: I favor doing everything possible for the extension of the LeUibrldgo wholesale and retail trade throughout Southern Alberta, and to this end, advocate taking stejis tawarda the encouragement of a RADIAL RAILWAY SYSTEM, con- necting outlying towns with the City of Lethbriugc. DRY FARMING. I favor the hearty co-operation of the Mayor'and Council v.-ith the Hoard of Trade ill making the luiornat'onnl Dry Fnrmin'g CoiiKretw a complete success so as to derive the full bnefit of this Congress as a boosting feature for Leth- bridge. IMPROVEMENTS: I favor carrying; out in its entirety (lie excellent program for i paving, sidewalks, park development, and other mini- eipai Improvements as laid out by the Council of this pros-, cut year and such extensions to this program as the growth of the city may make, advisable. CJKOSSINUS: I favor an earlv agreement With the Canadian- Pacific Railway Company for the adjustment of their grade with- in the city limits, in ordor that the proposed WEST- MINSTER SUHWAY and other which may be- come necessary, may bo constructed _with the least possible delay and at reasonable cost. fiOVEKN.MBNT: 1 favor ail economical iimnHKenieut of the business of the city, employing the most expert available heads of do- partmenls, and a careful consideration of the form of COM- MISSION fJOVFiKNMI'iNT best adapted lo (lie needs of (his If plnnmd. i myso.If lo nci In lie of Ltiu city of UMhhridKe: liavft servflit two yc-ars on city eonndl and have soiiK! liiiowlotlre of cUy j-ov- onuiuMit. Yours ruKjiecifully, W, O. MUTTON. SPAIN TAKING A GREAT INTEREST Alfonso Kingdom Will be Represented at the Dry Farming Congress Lethbridge will lie well advertised before the next twelve mouths have passed. This, at least, is the opinion ol' Executive-Secretary Mtirns, of the Ury-l-'anulilK Congress, and he bucks up jiis aiBorlloii by the-statement that this morning he received a letter from far-off Spain. The. letter comes from Viscount D'Ezy. president of the Na- tional Agricultural Socity of Spain. In which the IntitT states -lliat lie hna hciml a-gront lle.l! of I lie BOod Of the congress in Inlorost's, especially during tlio year, and he also tor all the rc- port.i of the-reveut. jneetSug of -Lhe del- egates in Colorado Strings, lie says that intcres: in the coming congress at liOthliiidgo l-i becoming world-wide and expects that Spain will be behind Ihe movement, and will be represent- ed next fall when the congress meets again. WANT TO ISSUE BONDS Columbus, Oee. New I York Centra! tiled application the Olllo public commission yeslo.vlay asking pel-mission to is-sue flS.OOu.udO of bonds with which to purchase new equipment. LetKbridge, Alta., Nov. "To Ihe Electors of the City of Lethbridge: LADLES AN D GENTLEMEN: Having decided to offer myself ns a can- didate'for eloci ion as alderman of tho City of Lethbridge, T res- pectfully solicit your vote and influence. I am heartily in favor carrying out the policy of improve- ments as outlined by the present, Civic Council, and having (hem completed with as little delay us pos- In addition, I am in f.ivor of having all lighting and tele- pbone wires laid un- der ground especially in the central fort ions of the City and on Thirteenth St. North. If elected my ser- vices-will at all times he at the disposal of I he ratepayers of the City of Leihbridge. Your ohedienlly, MONKL ilic To KU'dws Oily Having at tlio reriupst of ninny rain- payers, deddfil to myself an a candidate for school trnnteo at tho coining election, I solicit i-olir vote- und influence. If elected I will discharge the duties of the piwl- Moil to the beat of my JV. J. Lethbridge, Nov. To the Electors of the City of Leihbridge LADIBS ANDGKNTLBiMBN: At the roqUL'fit of u torso number of the of the city have cnteroti the municipal field as candidate for the Mayors neat for 1912. I solicit your vole, and usk 'or your support, on Doc. llth, on tho following grounds: 1. 1 iidvoc-dle straight commission Conn of govern- ment, including Inltifitive, ref- crendmn and recall. Tho New City Charter, now being drafted, to he sub- mitted to the ratepayers be- foro being: presented to the legislature. 2. J advocate a street raihvny system, xowiied uml operated by the city, to be built and put in .operation as noon as possible. 3. I advocate ;i subway at the crossing, of Westmin- ster Road between North and South Lethbridge. 4. 1 advocate tho inaUI- lation of nn efficient fill ration .system, extensive enough 10 insure' an adequate supply of pure water for the city's needs ii. I am in favor of a mdrp efficient and systematic scavenging service, for (be protection of the. public health and cleanliness of the city. 6. I am in favor of street paving, the extension of the city's sidewalks raid boulevards, and the improvement of our highways, as conditions will justify. 7. I am in favor of completing all public work's and; improve-, ments undertaken'' by the city in the speediest and most systematic manner, thus securing the'greatest economy hi'operating expense and tho least inconvenience to the public. 5. I am in favor of the Mayor and City Council co-operallug with the Board of Trade and Citizens in an earnest endeavor to- boost Lethbridtfe by making the Dry Farming: Congress of 1013 the most, successful ever held. In conclusion I will state that if elected on Due. llth I pledge-: myself to give'a square to all parts of the city, to administer the cltv's affaire in a business like way, and to stand at all rimes to advocate any policy which spells P-R-O-G-R-E-S-S for the City of Yours to command, B. STAFFORD. Lethbridge, Nov. 30th 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND GBNTLI5MEN: As I have been requested Jby largo of ratepayers', of Hie city I offer myself as a candidate for election to your Council Board for 19J2, and respectfully solicit your vote and -influence at (lie coming election, ff It be your desire to elect mo, it will be my aim to devote suf- ficient of my time and study to tho administration of.civic affairs, to the furtherance'of the many good enterprises already established by the present Council, to the careful expenditure of thu public monies, to the making tho International Dry Farming Congress for the coining- most successful yet held, mid to whatever tends to the upbuilding and malting of -the City of Lethbridge, aa a whole, the model city of tho West. vi- Yours respectfully, JAMES AIRDr To Electors of Lethbridge City: LADIES AKI) G-ENTLEMEN: Having been requested by sevornl. citizens to contest, tlie sent, of Mtiyor i'or wish'to-piano my policy before you: rusli an to date street .vailAvay.