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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 12, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta PRINTING CO., LTD. 0. D. AUSTIN, Editor and Manager. W. JORDAN, Supt. of Job Department. r SUBSCRIPTION: /Tn Advance - 91.50 a yeat Otherwise  93.00 a year ADVERTISING. P�r itonth  �1.00 Per Inch I. HENDERSON OUR NEW MAYOR CALGARY IN LINE Government Telephone Exchange for That City on ! Culpa ry, fire. II.-A very saiisfue Big Vote Polled at the Municipal Elections, toiy conference *�� held yesterday | between the fire department and the I ministn- of public works, Hon. W.H. aldermen and nr^te'vr,^^: K has been lenrncd that tin agreement * _ 1 has been arrived nt and will be sub- Good Men Were Selected by the Ratepay- : milted to th(> council nt nn early crs for 1908 i('l>t(- i vinee to use tbe streets (or the pur- HUMPHRIES IS TOO BUSY DELIVERY OF RURAL MAIL To Act as Secretary of the ^Amendment in Its Favor was Agricultural Society Defeated THE MAYORALTY CONTEST The Herald regrets the defeat of Charles B. Bowman in the mayoralty ' contest. Ho hits been in the service | of the city for many years and was ( thoroughly acquainted with inunicip-1 Hi conditions. As n matter of fact , tins long period of association with the city affairs had considerable to i do with his d�'f�'iit. In niakiit^ thai statement we mean that a man who has been in tin- limelight (� >r year.; , cannot help but make enemies, even ' in doing what is right and that is what Charles Bowniin always did Then again, his association with th" Klectrie Light ('. wi.� used ap,>in.u liim pretty strongly. But when all is said and done it im'*t be niliiiitteil that his defeat is a 1"�.* '�> mir municipal life and the 11 "raid sineevely �Impes that the day will yet cone when he will till tin- Mnym'� chair As for Win. H' "del��sou. we C"ti*iile| hi- will make a poo, I mayor, lie ha-business ability, and should he ahl. t" devote it to the l�'st interests of the city. In connection with lh" improvements to o.:r roadways and sidewalks-and they are badly needed-he will be exceptionally well >plalili,-d to keep an cnple eye mi thing* and see that the city pets a sipiniv deal, us he has IihiI experience in thi* line He is a heavy property own. i and will be anxious to po oa.;y in cxpcmli-ture durinp the stringency and keep down taxation. Still Lothbridge must ndvance duriim the culiine year. Its .streets and walk* imist be improved, its flr- service should be put on a b-'tter basis, and in many speets there is work to - will, for we huv- alway* found him to be a man of his word. We want a clean. respectable city. The Herald can be counten mi t.. civ,-Mr. Henderson's, iidministr'iliou loyal support as Ions as the |.....pie's in- teresU are not jeopardized, but mice they lire we will pel on the warpath. Never in tbc history of Ijctlibridpo was as much interest taken in mini-Iclpul elections as that of this year. This w'ns pariIcuhirl.v the case in the mayoralty contest. The contestants were two old timers of the city, Charles 11. Bowman and William lien telephones, demon. The latter hint n splendid organization and that accounts large ly for liis hip majority. Mr. Bowman diil not S'.vni to have any organization at his hack and his frienils iutoiiii! his defeat to that cause. The victory of Mr. Henderson delighted his support.>rs and they ivlvbraled 1111 til tale in the evening. I'or alilermeii. three to le elected, there was a hip livid, and Hie vole rew'aled many Mil-prises. \V. O. Hal-Ion hetided the pull, a fact that re-veild the confidence the people of this i-ily lmve ill his ability and integrity, lie w.ik eh's..ly follow .il by i: Ailams. who sat in the council a few- vein's two. W. ('. Iws. who will tnn^v a �ooil abteriiuiu Was the third .11 tile list . There was a ijokiI si/ed Ine up in !h- race to sit on the School I'.oanl. ( iviiritani/'Ml for the s>uson. The officers elected were. 1'iv.s dent, I'!-, i). .1. Conrtic: Nice I'r s., Mi Vim S| an'-ereii; Si-e'y .-Tretis.. II 11, MilU. A commilicc inchittiiiii IV IV Austin. T. Taylor, llr. Court ice, I*. Hose ai-.d (! Haley was appointed to make a rccotnm.'iKiat'on for I h . pneral work of the M'-.isoli. A nnv'tini; is called for I'liday ceiling t > rmini'ation and ivei\e complet, i^'porl s. s o. Mr. Hell | I-;, Vdams . is, If in Javil i \\. C. I,es AI.HKUM V.S utton .............. Jns. As'icrofl ......... It. .1. Itnhlry ......... I. M. l'ieice ............ liro. IVrry ........... A K. l'.aston ......... .1. \\. K,.an ............ , first three elected. �J |(i ma IS i i i r  ) j i '.�7 (By Western Associated Press) Wiiiiiipep, Man., Dec ii.-The re suits of the civic eleeti uis yesVrdny were ii remarkable eiidorsatiop ,.f Mayor Aslnlown's policy of retreiieh-uii it. all his cotmcillirrs and alder-i lll'lllie ticket beinp elected. The re- ! suits were as follow* : lioiud of ('i.n- \ tiol. W. S.iiifor.1 Kvans. J. W. Baker. J. (i. Harvey, J. (j. Latimer: Al-1 dirnieti. Ward i, F. W. Aduns; Ward i. V. O. l'.iwier; Ward :i. H. T. Uil.y, Ward t. W. (i. Douplas, Ward 5. A. A. McArthur: Ward 0. F. J. fox; Ward 7. t'has Midwinter. aitaili, said that his work was such, that he could not tike it npnin per-; mnneiitly. He was willing, however, lo act as secivtnry until Ihc Hoard ni'ilil net a slice,'ss r. ! f.\-President Whitney as'Vcd that llie new board see about tie exhibit n-r the Honiinion fair at Culpary an I that the society place ilself on' icord ns nn applicant for the Dominion fair Ihe "e\t lime it 0S usually prow downward there is not; as follows - OUR POINT OF VIEW. t.- �jl.� 2 i IHJ ; 7s l.TJ much chance for this fellow on top on election day. . to hi Mayor-Win. Henderson. Alil.-riiion-K. A. Cunninphaiu. __ j Kohl. Watson. If. Macbeth, K. Ad- The lid was on pood and tipht ino*t ains, W. o. Ilutton. W. C. Ives, of Monday, anyway. i The School Hoard Trustees are: ! � , II. fI'.i.twood. It. Niminons, Dr. '� So objection can be offered-to Die's. Stewuri. . Dr. W. S. Calbraith. choice of the people n* aldermen. ; (Jen. II. .lohnston and o. D. Austin. The three new men are pood sub-' - stantial citizens. They will pive the1 ol TS1DK I't.ACKS city good service. � ] Ciili;ury-Mn> or. Cameron. Hi."> ma I ..i-ril' n Monday, at the Oali Ho.*pit.il. Mattliew Brown, a well-known resident of Keii'.rn, Out., and a brother ol Tho*. Ili-own. of the Brown Itaiich, in-ai- l.cthbridite, passed away alter a few ilays' illness due to heart disease. The deceit: cd had been Visping hi.* In-other and Walter Boss at the ranch at St. Mary's for several week.s i *>e�. ii-A telegram ha.* just been received by the local union which will tend to widen the bleach between tub Orilll- by Company and the unions, and will at least for the present retard any settlement of diflicultiiV. As yet only a few men are working at the smelter, being engaged in track laying and unloading coke. Al the regular meeting of the miners' union here tonight they say there is tint, little hope of settlement expected, ill view of the wile from Denver. . week Burton was run out of the camp of Rawhide by vigilant* who notified him that he would lie treated with a coat of tar and feathers if he returned. Holmback was instrumental in warning the Rawhide people against Burton through the columns of the Rawhide Hustler, which he also publishes, stating Burton's policy was to encage litigation by contesting homestead mineral locations, and that he was a dauserous man to tolerate. Burton called at the editor's ollice for an apology and explanation. In the coiiiM' of the dispute, it is said. Burton threatened to kill Holm-back, ami that Holmback was (puck to gel the drop on the visitor. Holm back formerly edited the Hodie Miner, lie has been identified with Nevada camp- 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 bus Income serious. He is 83 years old. The Turpin Furniture Co. BW We guarantee a square deal to all who trade hero. DEMAND HEAVY BONDS (By Western Associated Press) San Francisco, Dec. ||. - J. D. Brown, general manager of the suspended California Safe Deposit and Trust Company, was released on two hundred thousand dollar bunds last night after spending the past forty-eight hours in the city prison. David F. Walker, president of the defunct institution, arrived last nipht from .Santa Barbara, where It,, was arrest- d Monday morning. Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE. MONTREAL v Ektaiii.ishkd 18(54 Paid-up Capital.. .*.............................Sti.OOO.OOO Reserve Funds......... ...................... 4,0:Ui.25(i Total Assets................................ 52,000.000 Savings Bank Department THE KAISER'S HEALTH (By Western Associated Press) I'aris. Dec. II.-The Loudon cur-respondent of the Matin says that the two days' visit of the Kaiser to London after his stay at Hieh Cliff Castle was to consult spi cialists on throat trouble. There bad been a renewed manifestation of ear trouble. Deposits of 1.00 and upwards received. Interest paid � quarterly. ^ DRAFTS and Letters of Credit bought and sold. w Special attention given to>accounts of Farmers and Ranchers That Lethbridge is 'jrowipe by the vote polled at the , Lethbridge le c't had a b-t'.-r citi-7.1 ii than C)n:s. Bowman .and i!e-people will yet leani : . , him at hi- real w n'li. Dr. Clark, the inien,. , , licet- Liberals for tl... ||., i- IilOHS, i.S Said lo be*t'i|e ,,',i ir ill the province, il i , of the Kngli-.h se!,o,,l and larly well informed on th> of the day. In the r.e nt political campaign in Knglund Dr. Clark was 'rated high enough to be brought across the water to do the work on the platform for the Libera! party. The new provincial librarian of Alberta ought to be right at home amongst the Blue Books. We do not know if this pun has been worked before, but Homebody was bound to let it loose. CHANGE IN OFFICIALS. Tr--- t\< s Fernie, Dec. 11.-J. Derbyshire, superintendent of the Carbonado col-leries of the C.N.P. Coal Co., has been promoted to a similar position at the Miohel mines. Evan Evans of Michel, has been appointed to fill the vacancy thus Mused at Carbonado. 5 � 1 I LETHBRIDGE BRANCH : Temporary Office, Oliver Block, Second floor E. W. McMULLBN, Manager 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 is anxious to advance his interests, Choice Fruit Land in 10 and 20 acre blocks, Where the soil is unsurpassed. Easy terms. Crows lest Pass Investment Co. ltd. ii ii Lethbridge, Alta. INVITING you to examine our Class does not ,-nean that wo urge you to buy. If the quality and prices of our Cut Class does not make a purchaser of you, no words of ours could. Those who know the stores best are enthusiastic admirers of our CUT GLASS It is to add you to the number that we invite you to visit us. Once here we have no fear but what the Cut Class and prices will do the rest. C. BOSS TATE THE JEWELER Official Watch Inspector for tho 0. P. R. ;