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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 12, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE THE DAHXiY HERALD SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12. 1914 LOSING HOPE WOMAN VERY ILL Finally Restored To Health By Lydia E. Vegetable Compound. Bflllerw, wai In a terrlblo itoto befora I took Lydla E. Pinkhnm'i Conj; i pound. My back: I ached UBtlll thought F palm eH me, nervous feelings and I periodic troubles. I li was vciy weak and run down and wan losing: hope of ever being well and strong. After talc- irg Lydla E. Plnk- ham'i Vegetable Compound I improved rapidly and today am a wall woman. I cannot tell you how happy I feel and I eannot soy too much for your Compound. "Would not without it in tho house if It cost three times the CIIAS. CHATHAM. R. F. D. No. 7, Belle- rue, Ohio. Woman's Precious Gift. Tho ono which the should most zeal- ously guard, is her health, but It is the one most often neglected, until ailment peculiar to her SKI has fastened itself upon her. When so af- fected such women may rely upon Lydia E. Pinkham'fl Vegetable Compound, a remedy that haa been wonderfully suc- cessful in restoring health to Buffering H harvest they worn working for tho olty at moderate salaries. I Jinny of'the city employees are sup-' porting families on salaries they] are galtlHg. Compared with bank employees, our Bluff la galling only very fair salaries. While- In one or two cases the sal- aries may be a little 'high, on tho oth- er hand there an many, owing to recent olnngos, that arc without ques- tion underpaid, tor the responsibility that devolves uuou them. If only higher salaries are ru- duced tho savins will amount to less than pur annum, and If most trenchant reductions, slashlne in directions, were applied, the savlni would not be over S5000 per, year, an- alnst which would have to be estimat- ed the depreciation In service due to discontent caused by reductions. 1 know of ono city that, on account ot tho Innffldency in the civic ser- vice caused drastic re- ir-ditor, Herald: 1 am not in favor ot considering reducing tho wages ot the city employees, excepting In tho j case of the commissioners, and one or two others. 1 only sanction Mie consideration of the commissioners' salaries because 1 am directly Inter- ested. If I vvure not directly inter- ested, I would oppose it, -because I know for a fact that the commission. era urn diving full return for every men who are prguing cent they set without any claims be- drMtlc reactions are doing their Ing made upon It. I know from my 'c much harm bv reducing own experleucfc that very large c alms buBH CBS muon n are made on the commissioners' sal- aries. I am willing to produce hat economv is nocJ- bank book show that I have spent, HlnltSi but life all other cent of my salary in U14 for, thjngs lt can' hc! too far mv'iseainst the intereatr, of the city. Why should cltizmm donuinJ cuch tremendous reductions In ctvlo aalar Jos, when not word ia euic! ubout ductlon of 'Provincial or .Dominion zalirieB? Are our clthonij less citizens of AlbortB or Canada than Lethhrldgc. )o they think because the direct taxes are nearly nil iu Province and Domin- on that they do not pay rteir full tharo oE the cost of these govern- ments? I hope none are RO fooliBh aa ;o think HO Have the C.P.R., or any other cor- )orfltion. comparable with 'Lethbrldgo ilty, reduced any important officca, or clerk's salary? Show me a alngle one. When times are good (ho higher of- ficers have a relatively unsy time, and it IB when times ar.-> bad that these men are most needed, and they Tiave Lo do the hardest work. Again ask any business man what he would expect If lie had paid n faithful servant per month We Compound will help to IjydiaE.Piiikham MediclneOo. (co nfi deritial) for ad- ficc. Yonr letter will be opened, read and answered by a and held iu strict confidence. With a very few exceptions our salar- ies aro not aa high as In other cities, because priming has been going on for quite il long time. The actual cost for tho performance of the duties of oach sllhuivision of any department, a dnpartoient. and the departments as a 'whob IB as cheaply done in Leth- I bridge mi any city In Alberta. Many of the dtyemployees entered the city's service in prosperous times at a relatively low salary, on account of a cradlng that included annual in- i creases', consequently who tion or increase by the annual pro- cess. They are mostly all relatively young men who 'have devoted them- selves to the city's work without in- dulging in any other business of a speculative nature or otherwise, so thai iviiiic uuauieaa men were reaping am in favor of the greatest pub- but there is a very great dlf- :e between publicity and agita- tion. Publicity keeps things straight and everything up to tbv maximum of efficiency. Agitation upaetB every- thing and destroys confidence, which I have learned to my sorrow In deal- ing with city financial matters. I am always in favor of publicity and that is the reason I supported the Board of Trade's resolution. It brings out facts in favor ot tho city government that might otherwise he a smouldering volcano because of wrong impressions. If. instead of the resolution calling for drastic reductions, it had called for a statement showing cost of sal- aries, and the Bearing this cost had on the city's operating cost, it would have been publicity instead of agita- tion, anil in this way would have been perfectly in order, and would have accomplished the most good. KAISERIN VISITS WOUNDED GERMANS Katseria of Germany visiting wounded German'soldiers in one of the Lazarettos in Berlin. GcnsroUfi Little Soui we're making up box of broken' toys to send to the poor children. Go. and bring me any. you have. with didn't have any broken ones, mam- ma, so I smashed these. BUCHANAN'S BLACK WHITE FBW; Smooth Mellow, Malchietu Scotch Whisky '1 stand for economy -with the highest not for false economy and inefficiency." To the Voters of the Lethbridge School District: Ladies and I ask for your vote and influence to elect me as Trustee for the coming year. I do not promise, to dis- miss half your staff; this is not economy. If you are getting1 an efficient management at the least possible cost, you have no cause to complain. Remember, that if you stint the child's education for the sake of a POS- SIBLE saving of a quarter of a mill on your next year's taxes, in after years the child will be the sufferer. I have been connected with Ihe Public Schools for eight'years, and am fully acquainted with the duties and responsibilities of a Trustee. Yours truly, E.OXLAND To the Ratepayers of the City of Lethbridge At the request of the Letlibridge Ratepayers' Association to represent them on thd School Board, I respectfully solicit your vote at-the election to be held on Monday next- the 14th instant. My aim will be to maintain the efficiency of the schools- at' the lowest possible the ratepayers. JOHN SCOTT through a lierlod of good tiroes, but when times eot bad he mulcted this faithful servant Jl.0.00 per month? 'Illio natural result is less whole-soul- ed service. Before closing let mo remind my rcadorB ttiiit IS the most drastic re- ductions are mado. only of it will go towards reducing tax levy rate, tho balance of tho will come out of nubile utilltlee. There is the further fact that u aov- j eminent Investigation is in re j a living 'wage, If matters are pushed j much further. If all salaries able to taxes are reduced as above, a man paying of taxes would i now pay 599.70, a saving ot 30 cents per hundred dollars. W. D. L. HARDIK. Thirty-six cases of cholera have uoon reported to Berlin health ofllc-; MEETING A Mass Meeting will be held under the Aus- pices ot' the Trades and Labor Council Saturday, in the Labor Hall, when School Matters will be discussed If interested in the future education ot your children, attend this meeting and hear the candidates for tile School Board. This will Sie the last opportunity to hear the different candidates, who are hereihy cordially invited to attend; also the women of the city arc respectfully requested to attend, which will show our children that we are interested in their education. IF- Vote for John Gilmore To The Electors of the City of Lethbridge To the Ratepayers of the City of Lethbridge As a Candidate IOTT the Public School Board I respectfully solicit your' vote at the election to be held on Monday, the 14th instant. R. R. Davidson School Trustee James Russell Solicits Your Vote At Poll on Monday Ladies' and Gentlemen: On Monday next your vote is re- spectfully solicited for the office of Public School Trustee yours truly, Arthur Hayr AM IN FAVOR OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) Combining the office of Superintendent with'that of a Principal. (2) Combining the offlca of Seflrstary-Treasuiar with that of Building Inspector. (3) Dispensing with tha offico of Building Inspector. (4) On the matter of reductions of it will be my first duty il elected: To investigate with other members of the Board see if such reductions are warranted. (5) It will he my endeavor at all times to practice econ- omy in all branches of the system. REASONS WHY TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL .CANDIDATES SHOULD BE ELECTED TO SCHOOL BOARD To the Electors Ladies and Gentlemen: The time having arrived for the election of three Trustees for the electoral district number 51, we, the members of the TradeB and Labor Council, representing a large proportion of the parents of. children attending the public schools, have decided to place two candidates in the field to represent us. Having taken this step, and owing to the vital issues at stake, we appeal to you for your support. Not having any automobiles or rigs in which to convey you to the polls, we rely on your hearty co-operation, and hope you will take the street cars; or even, if necessary, walk to the polls. Our platform is given below, and we honestly be- lieve that every plank in it is for the greatest good for the greatest number. 'Our candidates, Wm. H. Peebles, and W. Alford, are both men whom you all know, and whom we confidently recommend as men who are pre- pared to always study the education of your children. We therefore ask again for your vole and interest, both before and on election day, which is Monday, December 14th, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 8 p.m. 1. Free and optical treatment to all scholars, as authorized by the school medical inspec- tor. -..-_.. i..., 2. Vaccination to be optional. 3. Working toward the obtaining of free text books and supplies to 'all children. 4. Publication of an itemized quarterly statement in connection with expenditure incurred by the Manual Training School. 5. All Board meetings to be open to. the public. 6. Donation of all the products of the Domestic Science classes, both day and night, to necessitous school children. 7. All vacancies for salaried positions shall be ad- vertised. 8. AU school supplies to be tendered for. 9. We do not advocate the dismissal of anyone is found to be absolutely necessary, but jf it found upon investigation that cfertain officials are super- fluous, we certainly will sec that tlieir services are dis- pensed with. Respectfully submit led. Yours for the good of'the Ratepayers, THE TRADES AND LABOR COUNCIL. ;