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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 15, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta a! PAGE TWELVE THE LETHBRIDGE THURSDAY, )l') Y 15, Taught Three Lessons "Vv'lNMPEC. ton.. are lareo lessons'.to be dtfevvn from 'Yfinulpeg's recent test of proportion- al leprespiitation, rti the oiiiuioii ol A. Parker editor ot CaiudianjKinanco abd himself aii auLborjty on "P. K." The> are UBK know (hat it is dailgerousiloj risk tan etec- lloii denosit under tfif (P. RA system if the> arc nol sure of .viisor.aVe rap- port from tlie electors} Voters know thai the lisure LisUot 6u a and realiioN that their cboues should be equal ovdin- an conditions to at least ibe number tiiat nearly :o p. elected; to) ,Vol- serially i didatet, 1.51 voles sere nou-tfaus- ferable. -The .foregoiug shiiws that over per cent, of Jacob's voles went '.o ran-1 4UAtes other ttun Liberal candidates, i Toe transfer -of credited to! Christie. Conservative candidate, it j the time, of libs elimination, resulted as follows: K votes to Ijtborj candidates. 115 In Utara) candidates, tu t'omervative riudldales 157 to Independent, and 37 were non-trans- fen ble. l-'roiu the forejoinK il will be seen tiiat uearlj per of the of candidates to ke electedV to) ,Vol-j servaiive votes left the parly wneu that It. Is practicable and Hie transfer was made, produces eciultable results. 1 la the last I.M7 ballots Mr Farler lu his journal analyze carefulh ihc tealwes of the rtectlon. r and declares that ft was triumph for an absolute nnii-lransferablf. or in other, words. eibansled- This means l.StJT voters last their rotes because they did liot mark stiffli'tent i-hok es on il T- Mips of uropor- tlm suHK-nfni tm'in-s u.n lor ine it. their U'lllois'.' Manv of them were con- 1 representaiion. ,'teul with justXraarkins iisnre 1. t out hi detail ihev raftliou> of counting the elusions. 25 Lost rxpotits It.- Mn' the provlnim: Yv'iih -tl candidates it was necessary to mark at least 10 chuic-es on the oai- iol.aiid those did not do that ran. the risk of havlug their 'ballots used Uji-.-eacJi- of-' the "candidates- .marked -thereoii .hiviiig been eilhcr "election.- the cpnV tests in the remainder of the province I being coudut-teiJ under thevilrf.s.nteui. f, The whole of the area; was j. grouped into one constituency ten I seats in the legislature were allotted j to It. Forty-oiie candidates were nomi- riaied, consislinj; of 10 UlberaU. 10 Conservatives. 10 nominees H hiiiependenls. This superabund- ance of candidates was the came ot considerable trouble to the election officials and the counting staff, and turned out to be somewhat costlr to those candidates who lost their de- posits: The Manitoba -KlecUoa- Act provides that any defeated candidate >vhb received first choices less in num- ber than 25 per cent, of 'the shall have lost his or her deposit ot) Situation Clarified bv Statement is Sale Brings to Friday all the Old- Time Attraction of a RealtBargain S200. Under Ihis regulation 25 dates. lost their the gov- eminent profiled to the' extent of Jo.OOO. The candidates afteoled con- sislcyj of the following: independents S, Liberals S. Labor r.ominees-5, Cou- IsSued Today by Sir George Foster Under the P. Tt.'system the voter has only one -vote, bul that vote is transferable, marking the Bal- lot Hie voter places trie figure 1 oppo- site the name of the candidate whom he wishes to see elected. That figure 1 is called his first choice. He con- to , numbers opposite' the riames'of candidates he the figure' 2 against one, .the figure 3 agalnsVanotber.'aud so on. .The figure 2.denotes his secbnd choice, the figure 3-his. third choice, etc. The first task uf the counting staff to tabulate the number, of-first choices gncu to the. respective candi- OTTAWA; July situation in irsutGE and Russia was.clarified today in a slatcmcnt made to..a. Canadian Press, representative by Sir George Foster; ot the- trade and commerce depart- Sir George declared that there was no.embargo on Canadian exports to Russia and It was open to any Rus- sian ,to. make L purchases from Canadians. any' Russian in- dividual or'cprppraliqn, is at liberty to set up his place.of business in exact- ly the manner as the citizens of arty .other country.- .-SirvG.cergc'f wag as fpl- "Wjth1 various rumors tV HQW Quota Dtclded. j- firsl cuiitit completecl H nas found llial good ItaU been Crist Thn...quota vras. theii was p Bur by. dividiug this- number oiie'tiiore than Hie number 'or seats i'fi'iic filled, lidding tmc to the result. This meant tliat to'seciire election at this stage' of thii proceediftgs a can- I'ldalc hail to Ime at leasV4.312. voles. Two c-riiHhilates first and a third, fleeter] on; the second-, The f mirth candidate. was not elected until tfye 11 count the filth was elected on the count, the sixth and sev- ;cTitli on B and the re- B three on the 37th 'count.' Must Have Support of. Group Tiic Independent candidates were entirely eliminated from Hie contest b'efore U ended, plainly demonstrating ifial a candidate must be supported bjr a fairly strong group of voles be fore his election can be secured. There were C.SG2 .votes cast for the 11 Inde pendent candidates on first count hiit not one of these candidates -beni fitted snfliricntly fYmvMhe stibsequen counts to secure election. In diiiarv form of- election those-Avho etl (or these Independenls n-onld hate wasted their votes, Init under P. R. votes' were simply transferred to the next choices marked thereon- As a result of the larlnus transfers ,the liberal candidates received" apprbxh iuately volen anrl the ConsyrT- Httvea gained approximately yptea, and 1-altor received over SCO -Votes ifiore than was' shown in the original count. It will be noted that Ih'e Independent vole went principally t6', the Liberal ami Conservative can- didates when it wax distributed. final result dernnnstraU'R the fairness of proportional represenla iy the various.'parties as to Irsde ween may, be stated: X. AV asked nr is .soviet or any otber Russian government- >correspondents 'roin the United States lave been informed that mbargo in Canada against "exports esilneiJ1 for. part and to IcgaV'purcVases frbtn.'Canadi terms aifd conditions as they l.-iniulually agree upon and that.nb placed -itpoh- either the making ol .the contract or Ihc carrying- of the by-we port or otherwise "which is not at the same! time 'applicable to transactions- -be- tween Canadians and peoples of Eur: ope and people? oj 'Other countries and that the.Canadian government is' not in -any way supporting by -advance1 or otherwise any such tran- sactions- between Russians -and -Can- arilans. nor it the. Intention of-the Canadran government to make any credits in regard thereto. "Any -Russian individual or corpor- ated company Is at liberty to set up! his' place of 'business in exactly the; same manner as the citizens 1n other friendly Country. Xo ton' has "made of the, soviet or- HISTORICAL DREDS FOUND IN ST. JOHN! ST...JOHN, X; B., ,7uly 15. II. E. Ward roper, the common clerk; was ma king 'out a new deed to prop-1 tfoti ad a method of elections, says Mr. nr-ty in ward, recently sold to1 Pffrker The I-abor vole represented, T MCAVlyy atin Sons. Limited, the o Jlttle more than 40 pnr cent, of the of ihe'dtotl from the clly to the total vole and T aljor elected 40 per j s. votes It? UTicral. caji- Ken edict Arnolil wafi the Ainerlran gpqeral vhti betray oil the United Kialcs 'forces to '.he llrlllsli in the, war of indopc-ndpiice, COMMITTED SUICIDE UHANUOX, Man., July Kl-' Icn of the Lilly district' near horo, threw herself under a inov-' fng frpfsht train in yards, this ninrnhig, riinl wax instantly Shu ItPtwpcti 40 and years of' BREAKS MOTORCYCLE RECORD I LONDOX, ,Tuly Cnufidian Aflsrjclalcd Marvin, i foimorly In the air service, has bro en aEI.niotorcycle-records from JOO [ol BOO and, two to Iwelvfr honrft'- ridiriR. Jlis avt-fase spCRd'for-'j tiie clock round was SO niiles aif hour, j harbor is lu be deepened Combinations' Made of line iliuv Ity in the aililelu-" sl.vls. Uuttonless, fas- ten-with silk ribbon Ver.v 'comfortable.' Two arid for 6.3U Silk Cunuoles rallies 1 OA for each Women will :8ura be- pleased with value in'.theso dus- ty- Slies 36 to 43, (iesh and i Know that Prices for ,FalJ will bfe Still Higher? This is un Un- questionable Truth, So Buy Now ind Save Big Money during the Regaining Two Days of the July Clearance Sale WHIRLWIND OFBARGAINS FOR END OF SALE .A veal cleanup of everything for Friday and Saturday, the two last days of the July 'Clearance Sale. Everything offered will be below todayVcost, and you will do well to stock .up in all lines while you have this unique opportunity UNION CREPE DE CHINE A'farther cut for the iasC-days. This lovely-fabric Is 40 in wide, and conies in and While. price S2.00 yard, and jworlh J2.50 at- least; To clear 1 "1 Q laf t days yu. I 13 HEAVY WASH SATINS In all shades. -These cuimol be duplicated today tor less than a yard.. Last (jays of Sale t CO per yard v WASH ol 1? shades ot Myrtle. Hod aW from ?1 aO lu -5-I-50. Fiidav V '-HALF PRICE r DRESS GfiODS AT GREAT REDUCTIONS Including Armures nntl-Gabanlirics. Jlcs. price from to 1.73; price, yard REMNANTSU Don't forget.the'Keiiitian.l Tables. rtprcsent some ol the greatest rallies iu this .sale. Nearly every pictc HALF PRICE NOVELTY clean up our stock of summer novelty silks we shall roaXe a final clean- up price. All "these high class' silks Reg pnc.c 7a to i no oO to go out at >ard FRENCH CREPE DE CHINE In 20 shades including Jeft hut thej 'nrHI.-.Hll' have to go, Reg to 51 50 To QO clear at sd 3OC Reg U7j to 2o To clear at Keg J22> to ?3'o To clear at, id .MUSLINS in.dainty designs. Keg. 45c yd. To clear at 1.49 1.98' "37c PR1CESON STAPLES HAVE BEEN CUT TO PIECES .J1.S5' iacli. .is. nre real aimity, import- vTOWELS. Travellers' sampifj -Heal ifc'clspreads. On- jnd.bclrt. lines, .In atlraetivc bunj lj- a few Icft'ovfK Sled- CA .dies. -Reg: values froin fl.2S-lo ium size, cadi clear aL QO'" -bun life ...-3QC and LINEN DAMASK. 76 in. wlile. In Wortli lollay yS Oiir 'iirica 16 i fn clear, por CANADIAN PRINTS AND GAtATEAS We n stocfc of, IheEe gooils at iiriees, but will .not last, loiif. Today.'s prices as below are .real mat savers. 'Best Cahfldiau Print, critic, lislit shades r per yard Iiidigoes an'- psr .yard. :.i Iloyte's Knglish I'riiils in, nil shades, psr .yard These English Prints will -sell nt this fall. BUY COMFORTERS NOW comforters Hi "about; Iialf (iio you 'Aill .pay in "Octoher. KittiRr Chintx.- Siltioline .or Sateen. I. urge size, 100 tfi Ih-cvery conccivablo shade. Regular price, each -j .1 56.00 and Saturday only, each TABLE DAMASK 'Tci: will riot.bD able to get greater value in .Tableclotlr are offering for man; u long day. Jf you are short ol anything in Tablecloths or "Nap- kins St will certainly pay you to restock, now. are es- pensfvo today, especially hi Hits rlass of goods, as you probably .have learned by tills lime. 39c 45c 59c LADIES' WHITE LISLE HOSE All .sizes. Splendid value at the of 53c pair. To clean up Ihc re- maining few pairs. Friday ani] 45c Pair MEN'S AND BOYS'DEPARTMENT hv the inlBl.Mcr o( trade and com-, merce or by the government of ada." if Men's TJrujfrrwtar Cprnliina- Uons, in ivliite and nat- -I ,OQ up for i. l.US to 42. Men's Corduroy Fonts (very sCrorj i" lieg..JS.OO. for O.U.D BQYS''WASH SUITS for for for for for...... WHITE- COTTON NIGHT SHIRTS, all sizes., Rej, ?l.nd vaiin? for 1 1 ft tnch 1.J.U BOYS' -SUITS The prices reduc- ed ?nd a boy's good watch will he given to every purchaser of a boy's.cIMh suit 'durinq the re- maining Uvc- days of tfvis sale. Men's and Boys' Straw Hats all largely'reduced SPORT COLLAR BLOUSES. GENUINE SNAPS IN MEN'S SUITS These are.real bargains for" Suits Suits for. Stnts for Suits foi 00 Suits foi Smts for Suits foi BOYS' Bt-OUSES. Keg. lip In Jl '10 for 4 1 f entli 1. J.3 v Vacation Luggage at Saving Prices CLUB BAGS. 'rfe'gular 4.50. Sale CLUB BAG. One only of this value, so be here early. Regular Sale SUIT CASES. Regular Sale SUIT CASES. Regular Sale Several rj'.her lines can also socij with. ihe. red fictions just House Necessities ELECTRIC TA.BLE LAMP. ELECTRIC -TABLE LAMP.' Ilt-Klllrtr fZO.SO. Ittgiilar Jlft.OO. to CC Halcr 1 fi 4A Look at These Savings in Small Rugs for Den or Bedroom 7.00 Size 131.10. .Avminsler. Ree-4 One only. Regular nlcr ..luiy (Jlw.r- -I js.75. Halu mice Walt.............. Size 27xM. Axlninstcr. Wlltnn llliir, size llCK- iilar -Inly Clear .liar J9.00 c tfi nlar Sale 0.6't salo Kale Wllto.n Ilug, size'27x51. Refr ?M.OO. 7 A A Sale I Wilton Hug, size flnfr YouflNedaNewSuitTnisFalllWliy Not Bijy Now and Save Your Money; Correct in tailored n splen did quality hiateHatp arft the features -which impress one fu r'gard 10 o> r slock of tbis Bv ui" vacation suit it those reduced a sound investment Do oueJ iti seige tJ'' irdine tncottne wool j ?nd colour tn linings of braid cmbrbi'Kn, tultoaa and Jancy vcstecs. l NOTE THE UNDERMENTIONED Regulai for-. Regular Regular 00 V's Regulat for Regular foi I35.S .445.00 Djunly White Voile Waists at Bargain jou uaecl (or the Made of whftc Jwb -tufbjJo) They h d eirhro tiered fronts and ire lies i, Irimincd Seeks are V nna ipeil it lee 'JSSO and [or 2.50 lug shade1- A stmceatfe sar incut and easilr lau'n' dercd Price t. SPORT SKIRTS FOR OUT 0' DOOR3 TO BE WORN WITH COLORED SWEATERS Tutored, in deciledls smart in 'iccordian and pleat ed ilso In pi nnh tniloreil models Materuli are mostli wool plaids fin' berges trlcolelles, baronctte satins silk ]crse> arid georgette. Only a Limited Regular ilZiO A rtA liei 00 to (or, oO 9.00 15.00 for SERGE 510 for 3" 22.50 8.25 Vpn-E' WAISTS. A lares of spring Waists picksd from our stock. one a-choice one. Extra special for the meek end 00 C'QC and JUOO for 0.3u I WASH Lfan and Rerni i full pleated sldrt. Slzei 1 to 7 Kizes 14 n qe Eor b.tfD M.65 14 WOOL SWEATERS TilnSilo" Coal Iriramed: witlv hiillQns.lias. i.uvelly bell, aril! collar of itonfrastlng colors A few pullovers Batljing trlnimetl wllli contrast ns colors stiort sleeves! sizes 14 to ft fof Iiicliid'cd In this DatHing, Cans of all colors. t IN OXFORDS, offcrinir range of samples'and HneS (hat arc aollinp up to J6.00. and t -1' Ladies' ana Girls' mcilium'hcch anil floxiWc-Icathur a very fine sradC'Of bTack kid'leattier. Iicg. up o QC Salts price Mimes' White Canvas "Marx .lane Sllppt'ra and Boots wilh leather or rubber soles. Qp Hcg. up (o (ov Children's Canvat Slippers. Iicg. up1 lo J2.50. Sale H ;