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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 12, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta "'.it. MTHBRIDGg HEKALD PftlNmC CO., LTD. 0. D. AUSTIN, Editor and Manager. W. JORDAN. Sapt. of Jok Department. SOBSCRifTION: /In Advanca . 91.50 a year Othorwisa - 92.00 a year ADVERTISING. ' Per Itonth - l.OO Per Inch THE MAYORALTY CONTEST The Herald regrets the defeat of Charles B. Bowman in the tiinyoralty contest. He lias been in the service of the city for many years and was thoroughly acquainted with nuinicip-hI conditions. As a matter of fact this long period of a.'ssociation with the city affairs had = consid-'rable to do with his defeat. In making that statement wo menii tliat a man who ha.ii been in the limelight' for year.^ cannot hell) but make enemies, even WM. HENDERSON OUR NEW MAYOR Big Vote Pond at the Mnnicipal Elections on ALDERMEN AND TRUSTEES CALGARY IN LINE Government Telephone Exchange for That City Gccd Men Were Selected by tbe Ratepar en for 1908 Cnlpnry, Dec. 11.-A very sati.sfnc-tory conference was Iield yesterday b-'twecn the fire departnient and the mini.sUT of public works, Hon. W. H. Cushinjr, noon the telephone question. The meeting was closed, but it has oeen learned tluit an agreement has been arrived at and will be .sub-j initted to the coxincil at an ea^-ly date, ity it the cily permits tiie province to use the streets for the purpose of putting in n telephone system. XevcT in the history of U-thbridge .^hc city has the verv best protection wa.s as mud. interest taken in mun- , j^,,,, according to the agreement can icipftl elections as that of this year. I j^j.^ over Ue line at an early date. This w-a.s particularly the case in the . t,,^, ^ates that are to be charged bv mayoralty contest;. The contestants ^ povernment are to be .$30 for were two old timoi-s of the city. - jj,,^!,,^,^^^. i,o,se3 515 \^ouac Charles 15. llownuin ami William IJen ti.ii,p|n,n,s. tlersoii. The latter had a sp!enc-l'resident Whitney as'kcd that the new board see ahout (ho e.\hitiit for the Dominion Fair at Calgary and that the soeiely plaee il.self on rt-gi-vve his statejneilts for a kite record as an applicant for the l>o-^^j^,,- and the debute once more driTN minu.n Fair iho iie.Kt lime it comes | i,tc, quiet ehannel.s. (By Wastern Associated Press) Ottawa, Dee. 10.-The deb- te on the Address left the quiet rut of t!>e past few days for a short time this afternoon when A. E. Kemp, of Toronto, launchi'd into a discussion of the prot)osed aniendemnt.s to the'clection laws. Incidentally I\e devoted a good deal of attention to Hon. Wni. Pvigs-ley'.-i public utterances as to campaign funds. It was expected Mr. Pugsley would foUaw, biit lie chose to Allieetu. .\ committee inchnling called for ' Friday evening to ! I'resident W. O. Ifuttoii, W. H. Fivr- .\s a majority of the candidates are unable to stand this a great deal C(un|)li4e the organiyalion and receive ; Iield and" G. Jl. Hatch was appoint-I of it goes unpunished. For expenses ' ed to nominate the committees for j i,, connection with the election peti- he will make a good n>ayor. He )nts | .j,, ^-^^ ,, w business ability, and should be able j t;^,,, , ,j,hnKton was the U.ngboat j repoi-ts. .\n e.veellent phy.�ical in-s-trta'tor will be employed for the yuiimsium. ' to devote it to tlie best interests of i of the crowd and got under the taiw SWEEP FOR ASHDOWN e.xivj-ience in the lacros.se field had to take .second place to the old time crickoler. 'J'he vole was as follows: 210  , I u I the city. In connection witii tile im-, , ,ourt,. ^.roving his popular-^ ticket for Controllers and Alder- provements to ouv roadways and side- | j,, ^.j^,. j,,.. Stewart with his; Elected walk.s-and they are l)adly needed-he ' . . . will be exceptionally well qualified to keep an eagle eye . Bowman ..... .Nfajority for Hender.son ALVEHMKS W. O. Ilutton .......N. ...... K. .Adam.s .................. W. C. Ives .................. las. Ashcroft ................. It. .T. Baldly ................. [. M. fierce .................. (!eo. Verrj- ................. (3y Westarn Associated Press) WiniiifM'g, Man., Dec. 11.-The results of the civic elections yesterday were a remarkable endorsation (if Mayor Ashdown's policy of retrench-! meiit, all his counciliors and nlder-^'''^l iiinnic ticket being elected. The re-I suits were as follows : Board of Con-'"itrol, \V. Sanford Evans, J. W. Bak-j er, J. G. Harvey, J. G. Latimer: Al-if;4jdermen. Ward 1, F. W. Adams; Ward i;-0 .1 7i'. Fit '.)7  -> A. K. KiLston .......................... OUR POINT OF VIEW. A man named Root is a parliamentary candidate in Red Deer. As roots usually grow downward there is not much chance for this fellow to be on top on election day. � .f. W. Kean ............. First throe elected. 213 2'i SClIOOli TltrSTEES Geo. H. Johnston.............. Dr. .T. S. Stewart......:........ O. D. Austin ....................... Dr. W. S. Galliiaith ............. C. .1. Eckslorm .................. If. E. Miebttch..................... First four cleeteU. The City Council for 1908 wid l.e as follows:- Mayor-Wiu. Henderson. 2, F. O. F.iwler; Ward 3, R. T. Riley; Ward 4, W. O. Douglas; Ward 5, A. A. McArthur; Ward 6, F. J. Cox; Ward 7, Chas Midwinter. DEATH OF MATTHEW BROWN On Monday, at the Gait Hospital, Mallliew Brown, a well-known resident of Kenora, Ont., and a brother of Thos. IJrown, of the Brown Ranch, near Lethbridge, passed away after a few days' illness due to heart dis-i Si! ease. The deceased had been visiting 13J the ensuing yoiir. DELEGATES TO CALGARY Elected by tbe Local Trades and Labor Coiipcfl, his brother and Walter Ross at the ranch at St. Mary's for several weeks to regain his health. He was one of the prominent citizens of Kenora, having been one of the founders of the Rosa Hall and , ''-"S'''*''^tion brought into effect A meeting of the local branch of the Trades and Labor Council composed of lopi-c^entativos of the various labor unicuis, was _held in the city on jAIonday evening last. " The object of the jneetiiig was to elect delegates to the Provinc al Convention which will inei,'t in Calgary on Sn'turday, the llth iiist., and to dis-cu.ss those subjeots which will be hrouglit be!o)V the Convention. W. C. Simmons, AI.P.l'., addressed the me:-'ting ccplan n? the dllTerent questions to 'l.� brought up at the l-egislatuix;, chief of v Inch are,-'the securing of an eight hour day for miners and comj-ensation in case of accident which obtains in othyr min-" ing wntres. Tile deleg:a'ton to the Convention ore.-G�?o. I'orry, j(r..'sidcnt of the local council, to represent, the bricklaj-ers union; A'. Y. Youiigliusbond, to represent the carpenters; 1). .J. Mc-Cormack, represents the local council. -At the ne.xt session of parliament ^^r. Simmons will endeavor to have tio'iis the average was .i;3,0c0. Mr. Kemp said lie could not understand v/Jiy in tiie past tijere had been no prosecutions vinder criminal law, wliicli .'nakes ample provision for the punishment of sucli offendefs. The criminal laws practically remained a dead letter so far as election corruption was concerned. Touching on Pugsley's reference on tlic public platform to corruption, Mr. Kemp said lie was glad to see the new niin-! ister of public works in the House, (as he would no doubt undertake to enlighten tlie members and the country on this interesting subject. .After indulging in some railery at Pugsley's expense in connection with the dinner given in his honor at Caledonia Springs in October, 190-4, Mr. Kemp declared the minister of public works was associated in land and in newspaper deals. After a general discussion in which Dr. Roch took a prominent part th^j second division of the session took place on the Armstrong amendment regarding free rural mail delivery. It was defeated by 103 to 54. Paur quet. Conservative for L'Islet, voted with the government. -- LORD KELVIN ILL Brown Milling Company, and of the The lid was on good and tight most of Monday, anyway. No objection can be offered to the choice of the people a.s aldermen. The tliree new men are good substantial citizens. They will give the city good service. The re-election of Dr. Galbraith and Goo- H. Johnston to the school board shows that the people recognize the service of these two intelligent tru.stocs. Nothing needs closer attention .than our educational inattters. .The two new trustees are of tiie same calibre. Mr. .�\ustin is a former school teacher and wants to see the' standard of education in tb.is city of tlie very highest character. Kvery-bt'dy knows Dr. Stewart as a wide-iiwake, progressive young man, and the Herald is coiilideiit llial t!ie work on the school hoard will >varnu!t hi.s promotion to some higher nuiiiieiiia! office in the near future. fVldermen-E. A. Cunningham, Rat Portage Lumber Cfl|., probably the largest lumber firm in Western Canada. A widow, a daughter and ton sons survive. T)ie body wa.s taken to Kenora by Thus. Brown last night for interment, a lai'ge number of the old-time friends of the brothers escorted the b^dy to the station yesterday ofternoon. Among others were noticed Mayor-elect Henderson, F. W. Downer, W. Hardy,' N. T. Macleod and W. D. Whitney. Hobt. AVat.son, H. Macbeth, E. Adams, W. O. Hutton, W. C. Ives. �5l'ho School Hoard Trustees'are: .T. H. FloGtwoofl, Ti. Ninmions, Dr. .J. S. Steivart, . Dr. W. S. Galbraith, Geo. H. .lohn.ston and O. V. Austin. OUTSIDE PLACES. Henderson will look upon seven u3 his lucky immher in tiie future. That Lethbridge is growing is sliown by tlie vote polled at tlie elections. Calgary-Mayor, Cameron, 4()."> majority. .Aldermen-Suitor, lerril!, Munarcy, Moodie, Robinson, Mitch-ell Oravf.';, Watson, i'arslow, Stuart. Macleod-Mayor, D. .1. Grier, 35 majority over .1. I,. Faweebt. Alder men, K. G. McDonnell, Dr. Milburn and T. Di.\on. School Trus'lws. VZ. P. McNeill and Dr. Jlruce. Pinchor Creek-Jlayor, .1. .1. Scott, fnecl.) Aldermen, P. Itortles. T. II. Ilinton, W. A. Iloss. School Trust-ee.si W. .A. Fi-a.sei', aiul W. Foote. Ileginn-Mii.vor. .1. W. Smith; (.iv-alectodf. KdinontiiM-Maydr, .1. .A. McDoug-all. TOO majority. Aldermen, Tlios. Ik'llam.N-, All! Mansoti, Dr. Mclnnis, (!. .S. .Armstifing, Itobt. Lee. .Stratheona-Mayor, N. D. ^lilb: (re-eleveled.J  .Swift Current-.Mayor, �/. E. Ai'gUo TROUBLE AT GRANBY MINE (By Western Associated Press) Grand Forks, B.C., Deo. II.-A .telegram has just been received by the local union which will tend to widen the breach between tlifc Gran-by Company and the unions, and will at least for the present retard 'any settlement of difficultii*.i. As yet only a few men are working at the smelter, being engaged in track laying and unloading coke. At tlie leguhir meeting of the miners' union here tonight tliey say there is but little hope of settlement expected, in view of the wire from Denver. . as will place the labor unions of Alberta on the .same footing as in the other provinces. EDITOR KILLED HIM (By V/dstern AMociated Press) Goldfjeld, Dec. 11.-Frances L Bur-top was shot and killed at the mine yesterday by J. Holmback, editor of the Western Nevada Miner. La'st week Burton was run out of the camp of Rawhide by vigilants who notified him that he would be treated with a coat of tar and feathers if he re-tui^ied. Holmback was in.struniental ill warning the Rawhide' people against Burton through the columns of tlie Rawhide Hustler, which he also publishes, stating Burton's policy was to engage litigation by contesting homestead mineral locations, and that he was a dangerous man to tolerate. Burton called at the editor's ofHco for an apology and explanation. In the course of the dispute, it is mid, Burton threatened to kill Holm-buck, and that Holmback was quick to get the drop on the visitor. Holmback formerly edited the Bodie Miner. He lias been identified with Ne^vada camps all his life. The Great Scientist is in a Serious Condition (By Western Associated Press) London, Dec. II.-Lord Kelvin, the noted scientist, has been in bed two weeks ill. His condition has become serious., He is 83 years old. DEMAND HEAVY BONDS (By Western Associated Press) San Francisco, Dec. IL - J.. D. Brown, general manager of the suspended California Safe Deposit and Trust Company, was releaijed on two hundred thousand dollar bonds last night after spending the past forty-eight hours in the cit^- prison. David F. Walker, president of the defunct institution, arrived last night from Santa Barbara, where he was arrested Monday morning. THE KAISER'S HEALTH (By Western Associated Press) Paris, Dec. 11.-The London correspondent of the Matin says that the two days' visit of the Kai.ser to London after his stay at High Cliff Castle was to constift specialists on throat trouble. There had been a renewed manifestation of ear trouble. Lethbridge never had a better citi-, 7,en than Chiijs. Bowman .and the | , [leople will yet learn to appreciate luin at his real w.irth. Dr. Clark, the luunini-,- of the Red Deer Libeval.s for tin:' Hou.se of Commons, is said to be'*thc aiilest .speal; er in the province. He is a LiixTiil . of lite Engli:;h scliool and is particularly well informed on the questions .of the day. In (lie recent political { campaign in England Dr. Clark was 'rated high enough to be brought across the water to do the work on Jlie platform for the Libera! party. The new provincial librarian of Alberta ought to be right at home vamongst the Blue Books. We do not know il this pan has been worked before, but somebody was bound to let it loose. OHANQC IN-OFFICIALS. ; Fernie, Dec. II,-J. Derbyshire, vBuperintendent of the Carbonado col->Sj;lerie8 of. the C.N.P. Coal Co.. has been pitomoted to A nimiUr position at the . -MiolMl ninM. Evra Evuu of Michel, 'A, twen appointed to fill ;tbe vaonoy that fmuiei'tt Gwbonado. We offer in the best valley in the Kootenay, where the climate is unexcelled, where hunting and fishing are plentiful, where all ,the pleasures of life are obtained', and where fortune awaits the man who it anxiq^� to ad-vanc't his interetti, Choice Fruit Land In 10 and 20 acra blocks, Whsra the �oil is unsurpassed. Easy ttrmt. Crows lest Pass Investment Co. I �I litMiriilgii, llti. Retnenil>er tliat your Expculor �lioii]il biive e.xperfehce in the dischnrne of the duties of iliis iitiiK>rtant office ami