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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Paire 4 iJIE LETHBRTPGE DATLY LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ItTABLIIHtD DECEMBER 1907 PublUhtrt by the LethbrldiK Herald Publishing Co., LU., IU office, SJxth Street, Letfibrldoe, Alaerta, W. A. .BUCHANAN; Managing Director T. W. OUAYLE Managing Editor JOHM TORRANCE MalUflfr PHONSi EdltorHI, Reportorltl And Newi Department 1224 PHONE! Advertltlni Circulation Job Departmimti 1252 1 .year, delivered 5J-00 6 ?2.0d 8 months, delivered, 51.M 1 month, delivered...... -35c. DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATK9 1 mull 6 months, by 1 month, by mull Me. ebiiiifed as often but ntw addresses must glvcoi THE'DAILY HERALD FOR SALE AT Cross Drug A Hook Store: J. G. Kobertson Co.; Jackson Co.; Alex- andra Hotel; Puoplc's Drug store; Kenny Allln. Co.; H. VT. Hamilton. Plncher J. Mitchell; D. McCrea. lithe Bros, Drur ft Book Company. Perm's, B. BtaL Medicine M. Northam. Cranbrook, 8. and ClaresholTi-VO. Rsitiecke Diamond City Drur Co.-- Vancouver, B, Wide News Company. A Brown, 21S-4th Htreot, Jamleson Newi Co.; 705 Riverside Avenue. Atio on all C.P.R. tralni THE WEEKLY HERALD j Published every Wednesday In eight contu s summary of the news of week, locpl and district .fl.Bi. 3 months'in advance ths in advance ........lin. 1 fear In advance .Mayor Hatch was too Into In oute htg the ilKht. Hesitation docs not pay Consnttiilatlons to .Ak'Wii, 'McCain My and levering. Their votos wort certainly thumpers. North Lothurldgo stood by its can- didates well and the south helped out .plcmliiily, The.trustees-elect are .good 'moil. Tho trouble was Micro too ninny good men runninic. The citizens did themselves a good ;urn in endorsing the Iron Works by- law. Mr. Gillespie polled ;i good vote ami .he Hernia candidly admits that ho polled more than his opponents ex- pected. The Herald tongralulatcs' picct Siilhot of Calgary. HO Is friend of l.ethbrfdgo. Mtlyor- Tuesday, W, Donald MciVabh tbo support North Lo.thbriilge all rljilit. Ills vo did lihn proud. Doc. lloveriiiK realised on his a bition to an alderman, and In very emphatic way. -Mr. MeCanibiy'si industrial pol was a winner ami Hie Herald bud ho aldei'inau-elt'ci to carry it out le has any kind of support from tli council. Well, we didn't elect our mayor In bunch of our favorites yot them fc Udermen, and are well beyond tli .hculow of a recount. Blowing It In (Saskatoon Star) An Austrian princess snys Mint It osts her three dollars h mimitc to re in York. Wo wondered wl York's bank clearings showed lat upward tendency lately. Do Not Forget the Industrial Policy NOW THAT THE ELECTIONS are over the ratepayers should not be.content to sit back and take nit Jntcreat..In things municipal for another year.' Such a course often leads to unjust criticism at election .time. And it does not tend to put the council in a position to know public opinion on the questions or the day. There is one question iu particular 'which the citizens should not lose their interest in. That is the Indus-, trial policy which has been so import- ant an issue during the campaign. It 'seems imperative that Lethbrldge shall adopt some new measures for inducing industries to locate here. With its abundance of slack coal, and -with its strategic position, as. a dis-' triBiiting centre, this city should not have to wait long until industrial con. corns express a desire to get in on the ground floor. This lime can be Imstened by th'e council. The possi- bilities of our slack coal, our. water our electric power, and the range" of our these mat- ters investigated, the data "iiit in concrete form, and then a spec- ial'eiiiissary sent to" inquiring'indus- trial concerns to lay the facts before them in person. The point is just this: now that a new council has been elected with-an industrial policy one of the main is- sues, the ratepayers should uot .forget about it altogether, but should see to it that the new council does its duty, j and should aid it as much, as pos- sible in-carrying, it-out. TO THE newly-elected mayor tin Herald tenders. its cougratula tions. We 'have always >ndmit tcd'OIr.-'Hardle'fe the onlj score wo have bad against him was that of inexperience in the manage merit of civic affairs as compared with his rival, the outgoing mayor However, in this the new mayor will .have the chance of proving that a .capable man can override anything in the way of a handicap through inex- perience, and should he come out suc- cessfully we shall be the first to ren- .tfer him tbe commendation which he v.ili fittingly deserve. Once astride saddle, and having accustomed .himself to the gait of the civic steed, ;wn trust that the new mayor will -handle the reins to the satisfaction .of all. In everything pertaining to the welfare of the city he can feel sure of 'the Herald's hearty, support. We wish }ir. Hanlie a successful tenure of (Office. As to Mayor Hatch, his failure in re-elected was greatly due to the initial uncertainty as to his seek- ing a return to office, and to the Tact 'that he was somewhat late in taking an active part in the campaign. If he had been earlier in the Held probably .the result of the election might have been different. However, the number of votes polled" for him'is evidence that he was not altogether without the confidence of the electors, and that .his efforts for the progress of the city have not entirely escaped Appreciation and recognition. This will have some- thing in lessening the smarts of de- ieat. Bnt knowing llr. Haich as we I do, we do not think he will take the] Verdict seriously to heart. Ho has worked well and conscientiously for the development of ths city, and lie can i'eel assured that the progress Lethbridgo has "made will be placed to hip credit. At any rate, he has the consolation, which is some recom- pense, that the improve me nig effected in the city during his regime are tan- gible tokens of an administration which has brought Lethbridge to the front line among the up-to-date cities Of the west. In supporting Mayor Hatch the Herald had in view what he ami the council of had done frjf the city. Hut we are content that tlic voice of the people should prevail. In the aldermen elected the Herald has the satisfaction of knowing that they men who tliruugliuui iht Bon Voyage campaign have commended them- selves to it. The people have made a choice, ami, if .with'.the capability-displayed in rieal- ingMvithXH a suffic- ient earnest of'what is to-come the city has' cause for congratulating itself on" the selection it has made. The industrial policy of Mr. 31 c- Cambly has .fully appealed to us. as it has done 'to the electors, and the men .elected with him are the right stamp to aid him in bringing the same to effect.- With such men on the council board Lctbbridge can indeed be hopeful, and its citizens can look, forward without doubt to their "cityj occupying that position in the indu trial -world which they rightly claii for it. The three new aldermen will mak solid ballast in tbe counci They are progressive and level-neat ed, and their opinion will be of muc service" in the-'deliberations of th civic board. Aid. Aird has worthil; nerited re-election, and his re tun iroves that the ratepayers have valu ed-'whatever service he has renders iienil It likewise" shows that th1 onncil-of hag not been altogethe .iscredited. Nor -is the Herald disappointed ii thf men whom the ratepayers havi elected to represent them on ihi school board. -There were one or other-good-men in the field, and the discrimination to be made was con sequently not altogether too easy, bu over the results uf the voting no out will quarrel. To those who have failed in theii aspirations the people of Lethbridst will have no unkindly regard. In com ing forward as candidates they were nctuated by ihe best of motives. Thej did what the best of citizens can do In voluntarily offering their time, and whatever abilities they possessed, for the progress and development of the city. In this they have exhibited the best traits of citizenship. They have fought a pood fighi, anil will not meet defeat with any embittered feelings. The now civic ship has been now manned, and is ready to be launched on New Year's day. Three of the crew still remain on board to offer the advice which has come from exper- ience. This if lining with the wel- fare of the city, and temHnB to its up- building, the new men are sufficiently large-minded not to disdain. To the and his crew we wish bon voyage. Learning the Lesson (Winnipeg Tribune) Ontario farmers claim they are los- g a" week in thc Toronto arkei alone, of the absence of American competition. Next time they'll mark their ballots in the in- terests of themselves and their coun- try. Mr. Carnegie Is Poor Man (Hamilton Herald) And now that'JIr. Carnegie has di- vested himself of his fortune und has only a paltry left to live on, there's no use sending any more begging letters to his address. the fourth _ time. After the event, h met Air, Jones, one of his warmra admirers, who shook him heartily b, the hand. "I'm right sorry, Mr. saK the worthy man, "they've puttmi 01 you the trouble of ollicuiliug for an other term, wirli all your nuiny call; and worries, of" business; a far worst man would have suited tha was just the trouble. We couldn' find it's my opinion1 us. he iiin't. to be Compan ion. Aldermanic Responsibility (Blairmore Enterprise The 1913 Blairmore town counci may have the distinction or. being the best city fathers Blairmore has eve had If the prediction of a promtIIQII cleric in the United States comes true He predicts that 1913 will be the his full year of this world and that this sphere on we glory will be dt- stroyed by fire early in 1914, "fust por_a_ Joke" Teacher water everywhere, but not a drop'to drink.'' Why wag that so, Willie? Willie-r'Beeause. th'ere were. iib in- dividual drinking OUR POINT OF VIEW And now let every, one forget it and) -The campaign "was-conducted with- join forces in making a record out personalities and there is no Irul year. blood. The Herald promises tho mayor- Mr. Hardie will now make good on Meet the heartlost support in every his promise to introduce commission move designed to ndvance government. That the Czar of Russia arises regu- larly at 9.30" on1 week days and at thirty minutes of teii on etery other day in the 'week except Sundays? That the King of Denmark 1ms a Doctor Cook his meals since the iVnrth Pole was discovered? That the Atlantic Ocean contains more water than the combined aquar- iums of East Orange, N, J., and Lon- don? That when a man is stabbed in the first act he does not deally Leaf Clover. Close Rub The steamer was oii 'the point ol and the passengers loungec on the deck and wailed for Hie start At length one of them espied a cyclist in the far distance, and it soon became evident that he was doing his level jest to catch the boat. Already-the sailors' hands were on .he gangways, and the cyclist's chance ooked small indeed. Then a sportive, inssenger wagered a sovereign to n thaf he would miss it. The )ffer was taken, and at once the deck >ecame a scene of wild excitement. "He'll miss "No; he'll just do it." "Come "He 'won't do it." "Yes, he will. He's done it. Hur- In the very nick of time the cyclist arrived, sprang off his machine, and ran up the one gangway left. "Cast he cried. It -was the Bits. Retort Courteous I anv.going to make you a! preseut_of this pig." "As, s'ur'eY'aV'Us Just like you, Home Companion. THE COMPANY Real Estate and Invest ii inn OWNERS OF MORNINGSIDE Suite Ill-tolls Sherlock Building P.O. Box 1979 Phone 1291 "My wife'aiid'myself are trying to get up a listrof club magazines. By Uiljlng get.a "How are making "Well, we can get one that I don't want, and'' one 'that she doesn't want, "ui'd one tliat neither wants for ?2.25." Washington Herald. Third Avenue We Own or Control several of the' very located corner properties on this avenue SEE US BEFORE BUYING Wilson Skeith d .'.'When: she wasn't looking, j --l ler." "What did she "Refused to look at me for the rest f the evening." Wasp. Oppl Alexandra Hotel C. P. R. AGENTS Phone 1343 A Warm Tribute It was in a little" country town in the west of England, says the Bristol Mirror, and .Mr. Goodman, excellent citizen and kind-hearted man, allow- d himself to be choseu mayor for Nowadays "I'm going to leave, said Utc maid. cried Mrs. Grey, "I've done all of the work myself, So why will you not Then Bridget up and made reply, Thus ending the dispute: "Indade, I'll let'you know just why: The work's not done to Can He Make the Goal? Circulation That Is Only Limited by the Population That's what you get when you use The Herald "A City Circulation equal to the number of Residencet in the City." The Unpaddcd Pat -Mother conld not understand why Jimmy should openly declare he "couldn't hear" Great-Aunt Maria. "When she is always so nice to you." reproached mother, "and always pats von on the her scoffed Companion. Did You Know The hair collected from 'the lloors cf the-New York barber shops'in one year if stretched end to end would reach from South Hadley Falls to Frozen Dog, Wyo.V That one-liftecnth (1-15) of all the lemons grown iu Siberia are used by the New York police department? That there are over two thousand Germans In the city of Ilerlin? If nil the rust from worn-out iron were collected, it would till -153-1 freight cars bound for White liiver hmction? "Why does Miss Schreecher close, "1 don't quite understand." her eyes when she "Maybe she can't bear to see how "Perhaps she has a tender heart." j we Age-Herald. To Shippers of Grain Before selling or shipping your grain coniult' JOHN BILLINGS GO. Grain Commission Merchants, Winnipeg andi-Lethbrldgl 1 Bpecial attention given'to. consignments and prompt returns made after unloading ot cars. Advances on all Bllla ot Ladlcf .IE desired. Market prices by wire or 'phono. Oflico at Messrs. Asquith Lindsay's'Dominion Block, Lethbrldge. ''Alii.'1 17H. P: O. Bo's 278. Local Manager I. SALBERG ;