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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, December THE LETHBKIDGE DAILY HERALD We have some pod buys in i CALL AND SEE US Ask for one of ;our.free sups of the Gty of Lethbridge property Phone 311 I DP L Lowes to. North American Assurance Co., London Guarantee and Accident Phoenix Assurance Co.. Ltd., of London. Edmonton, LETHBR'JDGE, High Rivtr, Nanton, Vancouver-" A new five roomed cottage, North Ward, close to mills, cash, balance to suit purchaser. eight room house, 'Cdutts. St., rents' 140.00 per month, cashfhalance 6 and 12 months. R. V. GIBBONS CO. 1191 Ott Block THE H. MACBETH AGENCY INSURANCE LOANS SHERLOCK 2 lots corner of Ernest and London at ?600.00 each. 6 lots in. Block 26 Daft Add., close to new sshooi at 7 roomel cottage on 2 lots in Block 12Z. facing Westminster lor S350C. HOW ELECTIONS ARE HELD IN GREAT BRITAIN p Why They Extend Over Sjich a Long Period- Methods of Nomination, Election and Declaration of the Result SNAPS WORTH LOOKING UP 70 acre tract of choice irrigated land suitable for garden tracts. A big money maker for party who subdivides it. per acre, or will seil pstrt at aa advanced price. Half.sectton east of Stirling at per .acre. Small house renting for on 35 foot lot, London -Road, 1-3 cash; balance easy terms. A property of 14 lots -with 6 room house, a business building, ranting for 320.00 per month and stable for 20 horses, all for casb; balance 1 and 2 years. London, Dec. United King- dom-returns 670 members to the Im- perial Parliament. How. comes it, then, that only 150 members will be elected today, and that the -genera! election will drag out its tedious course for over a fortnight? The ans- wer is- to be found in the fact that the practice of spreading an election ov- er long period grew up when the on- jily men entitled'to the franchise were a high property notwithstanding i'tiie fact that all property qualifica- tions except those of the most modest ikind, have now been lupation' of a house, or of a room as loodger (if such a room is of the an- nual rental value of unfurnished] being sufficient to entitle to the vote custom has not 'been discontin- ued. JJt those possessed of ___ qualification, and, THE WEBER-HUFF CO. ROOM 10 ALBERTA PHONE 771 The Liberals, it is true, in the year 1906, introduced a bill requiring all elections to be held ca one day, and this bill passed the House of Com- JJ moiis. But it was rejected by the We want your .farm loans. Money on snort notice, A few bargains m section tracts THE 0. W.'RERR CO. O. T. Lathrop, Res. Manager A GKEAT HOUSE BARGAIN 7 roomed fully modern up to'date house on truntoa St., only if the merits of the party, and the can- didate whom they happen to support "I vote the same way as all the other donkeys." Polling Day The rival ..candidates hold no meet- ings on polling day. They devote! their entire time to making a. tour of j the constituency, ancUat every point! they are greeted wjth cheers or howls to the particular political predilections of the quarter visited. They call at the various committee rooms, which .are .spread over the con-! stituency, and gain some idea from: the agents how the battle is proceed- ing. Even at the last moment a can- didate may be called "on" to, interview a dubious convey him to the poll; have been known, ere now, to, .express'" their de- termination all unless -i-iirt. i________ __' Portraits of one ot other of the rival i driven to tae pollifife, TjpotJi by one orj candidates appear windows of lotlwr of tie candidates personally. every-house and every shop. Party favors are worn by practically every- woman-ana, ev- en dogs display. bow fastened round their tails. It is sometimes said that their tails. It is -.sometimes said that a very large body ,of the electorate be- longs to no particular party. If that be. true, all that one can say is that that large body must remain within party fcss an -agent .stationed outside ev-fry polling booth, duty it is, as records liis vote, to mark him off, Iv aceordaneej witii his previous 'proviso when cati-i vassed, as .either a supporter or.an op-' ponent. Of some few electors make a point of declining to confide their politics to the canvassers be- fore-hand, and others.obligingly prom- ise their to But, on the the time the poll is doors on polling day, for every person! closed, the agents on either side are one meets in. the street appears to able to make a pretty' an. active, and even a, frantic, politi- cian. Talking of dogs being pressed into the service as electioneered, I remember on. one, occasion seeing a litter of puppies being wheeled about the streets bearing the legend: "We were Tory puppies once, when we were blind, but our eyes are op- guess at the result. Colling day is not a public holiday in the Old Country, and as-the poll is open from eight in-the morning until I eignt at night, large'numbers of work-1 ingmen do-not record their votes un-j til six. in the evening, when j me (iay's .vrork is over. Those two I 509 4th Ave. SATISFIED OLD MEN WERE DISHONEST j Lords, mainly, one cannot jthe interests of the plural voter. The plural voter is a. person, who possess- es more than one vote, and he ,is be-found chiefly in the county'-divis- j ions. Thus, a man may have one vote m a borough by right of occupation, another as a freeman of another bor- j ough, another by right of being a graduate a. university, and several I more in various county divisions. Itj is in tlie counties that .the ownership, as distinct from the "occupation, of! property, abounds, and it is there that the plural voter flour-' ishes. It is difficult to ascertain the exact number of plural 'voters in, the j' 'country, but it is probable 1 total something like and the! great majority of them are Unionist-! in politics. The 'total number" of-vot-.i ers on the register at the -date of the; last election was something under How Dates Are Fixed The dates at which an" election can Phone 597 j be held, differ in boroughs from thej ._ _L ..________ __, c dates v.-hich obtain in counties. For! ___ ______ instance., in a borough, the first pos-j isible day for nomination is tlie third. month more than the old men. The day from the date of the receipt of oinciais are satisfied' that the old the election writ-toy the returning of-. en, we shall vote, .Eor-the Liberal can-lnours, from six to eight at night, are didate. Are eyes Thejoiten a very nervous time for the pat--' Tories promptly responded by leading jty agents, for the voters flock into "the j adorned THE EXCHANGE MRS. PRINGLE DEAD AT Toronto, Dec, urowniee, of the G. T. R., and several other officials of the road, are con- rerring here today over the question of the re-instatement of the conduct- ors "who went on strike. The chance of several men getting their jobs Dack is very remote. The company Has .found that conductors on tnese runs, are turning in. per morning, aged SO. conductors were dishonest. CORNWALL Cornwall. Ont., Dec. J. F. mother of R. A. Pringle, for- mer ..M. P. for Stormont, and -widow of the late Judge Cringle, died this KASLO, B.C. The healthiest spot in pure mountain water: perfect drainage; typhoid, ur-known: mild climate: unsurpassed scen- ery: fin? boating and fishing. Propertv for __ w proposi- tion. This be 'sold on terms If .cash payment-of about-four or five thou- sand dollars is made, balance can be paid in six equal annual with interest at 6 per cent..per annum. SUBMIT OFFERS TO OWNER W. J. 1321 JOHNSON ST. C. THE LETHBR1DGE LAND AND COAL CO. FOR A FEW SNAPS Come- of London and Athole Street, 51 1-2x120, Lot on Glyn Street, o5xl20, ?950. 3 Spur Track Lots in Block 64, a snap. Lots in Blocks 125, 126, 127, 12S, at easy prices. 7 roomed fully modern house with full cement basement xad fire place on Charles street. handles. S roor.ied fully modern house on Co.urtland Street, a bargain. We are able to offer for sale one of- the best, independ- ent mines in the district. Ful- ly, opened out and equipped. Seven foot seam of clinker- Just rlie thing for individual or small company. are able to offer this very :heap. Sfis F. J. COMM1NG C-o ity Co, Lcthbridgc Six Lots on Spur Track on a corner 1-3 cash, balance in 6 and months at 6 per cent. 12 310 7tli St. South T. N. CO. Real Estate and Financial Brokers. Agent? Diamond City Insurance. Loans T. N. ChriBZie, Notary Public, (WRESTLING WITH CHINESE LANGUAGE; Lawyers Have hard Time in Police Dismissed Homering the police court yesterday; morning anywhere between ten and eleven o'ciocfc, one would have been me :ned to think that C. F. P. Cony-, me case on tne ground that there beare. K. C-, J. N. Hitcbio, of John- was no evidence to saoiv that Yinc 11 stone Kitctte; barristers and Police; anvttll move thaD that h'e i Magistrate 'Bali, were receiving les-' in the art of speaking the tlx or gct cven Jim' of the heathen'Chinec. statement fle declined to accept as a itney were only trying by means of an- <-nieat- interpreter to get to the bottom of ihej allegations made on Saturday by j STRIKEBREAKERS FOR JacKN restaurant keeper, that; WINNIPEG jiing Sing, hotel cook, had threatened j JTo.ivill him and burn down his place otj A gambling debt ot" twenty-: J GOOD BUYS 4 lots. cor. Dni- ferin and William, each terms. 2 lots, CoXitts St., between Kedpath DulTerin, facing the east. terms. 5 roomed modern house on Ernest St. between Duller :n and Bompas, a snap vs. Toronto, Dec.. cars, lorry strikebreakers jiour dollars, whicli Yijg owed Jim ap-ed up from UMcago to .Montreal, were ipeared to beat tne bottom of the to in tlie last 2-i jter, and C. ,F. P. Conyb9n.re.' K. c.'tiours, 'J'he :neu were boarded in tne oui. more than one suggestion and never left iur a rr.iii- jor blackmail. The court Phone 1343. Cor. Hound Duf- forin. ;