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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta err THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MONDAY, JULY "19. 191S PROCLAMATION Electoral Division of Lethbridgc City PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that, in obedience to His Majesty's Writ to me directed and bearing date th Eastern boundary of Section-tour Township eight Kanpe twenty- West of the Fourth Menu- inn thence Northerly along tno Kast- ern boundary of Sections Four, Nine. Sixteen. Twenty-one. Twenty-eight. Thirty-three (4. S. 16. 21. SS, 3-il In Township eight twenty- one West of the Fourth Menu- Eastern boundary of Sec- nine ic TWENTY-SIXTH DAY JUNE, A. four (41. Township 19V, "THE presslon of the liquor IrtWc in the j Province of Alberta, to be submitted according to law to the electors quali- fied to vole for the election af a member of the Legislative Assembly for the Electoral Divis-on of Leth- bridge City, a Poll will be opened on the Twcuty-Fii'st Day of July, from eight o'clock in the forenoon un- til six o'clock in the afternoon in each of the Polling Sub-divisions herein- after mentioned: menceiuem. polling School. LETH BRIDGE portion of the Lethbridirc Electoral Division lyinc within the following 'boundaries: Conimencins at the intersection of the centre line of Sixth Avenue North aud the centre line of Thir- teenth Street North, thence Westerly alone the centre line of Sixth Avenue North and the centre line produced to tile 'Macleod Road, thence Easterly the Macleod Road aud Second Avenue "A" North to the centre of Seventh Street South produced, thence Southerly along the centre line of Seventh 'street South produced to the Main Line of the Canadian Pacific Railway, thence Easterly along the of -the Canadian Pacific ____ the centre line of Six- I teenth Street North produced, thence Northerly along the centre line of Sixteenth Street North produced and FOR TOLLING DIVISION NO. 1. j.'ai'n'une LETHBRIDGE ClTY.-That portion of die Ciiv of Lethbridge within the I following 'boundaries: Commencing Ht the intersection of the centre lines ollcct of Third Avenue South and beventu the line of Sixteenth Street South, thence northerly along j Xortll to centre line of Ninth Av- 'ntre line ot Seventh Street Norih> thence Westerly along Street South and" Seventh Street South pro-1 g centre line of Ninth Avenue dnced to the centre line of Second to line of Thirteenth Avenue "A" North, thence esterly j point of commencement, along tile centre line of Second Ay- thence Southerly along the enue "A" North to the Macleod Hoait. [ine of Thirteenth Street tlience Westerly along the Macleod Road to the Belly 'River, .thence Southerly alons the Belly River to the intersection with the centre line of Third Avenue South produced, thence Easterly along said centre lines of said Avenue and Avenue pro- point of commence- -Next Door West of duced to the ment. Polling Plai Polling School. FOR POLLING DIVISION NO. 7. LETHBRIDGE portion of the Lethbridge City Electoral Di- vision lying within the following boundaries: .Commencing.at the-in- tersection-of the North boundary of Sections four (4) aud five Toivn- ship nine Range twenty-one Police Station, Second .Avenue west of the Fourth Meridian, and the I centre Hue of Sixteenth Street North, thence Southerly along1 the centre line of Sixteenth Street North and FOR POLLING DIMSION NO Lethbridqe Cltv portion of the Citv ot Lethbndge within the lol'ow ing boundaries Commencing at the intersection of the centre lines of Third iienue South ind Fifth Street South tthence Southern along the centre-line ot Fifth Street South to the centre line of Ninth Venue along the cen tre- line, of Ninth South and Sixteenth Street North produced to the- .Main Line of the Canadian Pa cine Railway, thence Easterly along the Main Line of. the Canadian Pacific Railway to the Eastern boundary of Section four Township nine Range twenty-one West of the Fourth Meridian, thence North along the said boundary to the Northeast NihQi Avenue-iSjulh produced to tne corner of Section Jour (4) thence thence Nortl erlj the Bafli Jlivet to the intersection of the centre line ot Third 4i enue South produced, thence Easterls along the produced centre ime of Third Avenue South ana the centre line of Third South to the point of com mencemenu: Polling Street School, FOTUPOLulNG DIVISION NTO J LBTfiBRlDGE' portion of -theiCitj-: of Lethbridge withiu the following boundaries: Commencing at the Intersection of the centre line? -of Fifth Street South and-Third Av- enue South, tlience Southerly along the 'centre 'line of Fifth Street South to the .centre line, of' Fifth Avenue South, thence Easterly along the cen- tre Ime of Fifth Vi enue South to the centre line of Twentv first Street South.' thence Northerly along-- the centre line of Twenty first Street and said centre line produced to ifie centre line of the Canadian.-Pa cine Railwav Companj s Main Line thence 'Westerly, along the -Main Line or the Ganad'an Pacific Railwaj to Its intersection- with the centre line of Seienxh Street South produced Westerly along the Northern bound- ary of Sections four aud five (4 and to the point of commencement. Polling street School. FOR POLLING DIVISION NO. 8 LETHBRIDGE portion of the Lethbridge City Electoral Di- vision within the .following bound- aries: All of Section sis in Township nine Range twenty- one West of the Fourth Merid- ian lying North of the centre line of Sixth Avenue North and said centre line produced Westerly; .all of Sec- tion one (1} in Township nine Range twenty-two West of the Fourth Meridian lying North of the centre line of Sixth Avenue North produced and East of the Belly River; all of the south half of Section seven Township nine Kange twenty-one West of :hc'Fourth -Meridian: all of the-South, half of Section twelve Township nine Range twenty-two West of the Belly River. Polling Hall. lying LETHBRIDGE of the North half of Section twelve and all of Section thirteen in of Seventh Street South to the centre Tonnship nine 19) Range twentv Thiru Avenue South two (22) West of the Fourth Mend thence Southerly along the centre line FOR Pi 'OLLING DIVISION NO. 9, Wesferiy along the ccif" line of Third enue South to the point of commencement Psfling Temple H FOR'sPCLLING DIMSION NO 4 I ETHBRIDCE Cm portion of Hie Citv of Lethondge within the following boundaries Commencing at the intersection of the centre linen otlmth "Avenue and Fifth South, thence- Southerly along the centre line- of Fifth Street South the Centre line of Ninth Avenue Easterly along the cen- tre line of Nyth Avenue South to the centre line of Twenty-first -Street thence Northerly along the centre line of Twenty-first Street South to the centre line of Fifth Ay enue South, thence Westerly alonsr the centre line of Fifth Avenue South to the-'-point. of commencement. Polling School. -FOR EOfiLING DIVISION NO. 5, LETfTBHIDGB portion of the LeUftridge City Electoral Di vision lying South of Ninth Avenue South of Twent> first Street' South and South of the Canadian Pa cific Hailwaj Main line and within the following as follow0 Commencing at the inter sectiotfoof1-the.-.Canadian' Pacific, Rail- way Alain Line with the Lasterh boundary ofvSection four- Town- ship nine (9) Range twenty-one (21) West ot the Fourth Meridian thence "Westerly along: the Canadian Pacific Line to the centre line of first Street thence South' along the centre line ol Tven "f> South unhevcentre-llne CONTINUED PROM KHON'T PAGE jnrefiri study of the matter, Mr. Dun- irun decided thnt since the man hftd 10 vested riBhts in the license, and hat the license was taken and renew- ed yearly subject to the progress of lad been" infinitely better than 11- ,u Dealers o'rsentpostpaldonreceiptof cKSSS Limited, Ottawa. hen the law can be effectively en- orced." William Symonds Mr. Symonds, n labor man. said he us not" speaking In an official cap- acity, but as an .individual. He had given study to this question, and that vas why he was supporting the new ict. Mr. Symonds. iquoted some valu- ible statistics to show that the avir- wage of the brewery worker was luoilt 5600 a year. He showed that he purchasing value of the brewery vorkers' wage, as figured on the basis of the wholesale price of liquor was ahout 22 cents on the dollar. In oth- ry workers. If the trades unions ia'd that kind of wage for i union affiliated with them, it was ime they were kicking the breweries Mr Simons pointed out that 000000 spent the If the new act carried, the ot earmns this mrs. ueaus FOR POLLING -DIVISION NO. 13, jETHBRIDGE one 1) and two (2) in Township ten ;10) Range twentv two Sec ions twentv three twelltj tour (24) twenty file- C5) twenty six thirty-five and thirty-six (36) in Township nine Range twenty two (22) all of Township nine Range twenty-one West of the Fourth Meridian, lying West of the Belly River. Polling Hall, Dia- mond .City. FOR POLLING DIVISION NO. 14, LETHBRIDGE seven eight nine' ten ifteen sixteen seventeen eighteen nineteen sentv (20) twenty-one iwenty- twenty-flve twenty- twentv-seven twenty- two (2 eight twenty-nine thirty thlrty-one thirty-two (32) thirty-three thirty-four (34) thirtv '35) thirtv (36) all m Township ten Range twenty-two of the Fourth Meridian. Polling Newlands School. FOR POLLING DIVISION NO. -15, LETHBRIDGE Sections elev- en twelve thirteen iourteen twerity-three: wenty-foar alL in Township ten Range twenty-two West of the Fourth 'Meridian. Pollina Place School. Of which all persons are hereby re- ouired to take notice and to govern themselves accordingly. God Sin e the King Given under my hand at Lethbridge in the Province of Alberta, this sec ond day of July in the year 1015. REGINALD E. McARTHUR. RETURNING OB'FICER. had beEii extreme 'Ur. Galbraith said he charged with making an statement In sas-ing that the English language had no words sufficient to, exaggerate the evils of the liquor traf- fic. had no reason to alter that statement. The great aim of the medical pro- fession had a'iways been Ibe uplift the human being physically, and lo lessen' disease. The medical pro- fession were united for the. total pro- hibition of liquor. His the voters to vote dry was his experience. He said even with all the illicit traffic. Curing early prohi- bition days that condition was'better than the condition today, and he said a prohibition measure with public sentiment behind better than the prohibition of earlier days with no public sentiment behind it. .He warned those present that the pass-. ing of the prohibitory law was only the beginning of the cure of the traf- fic and that the public should'do all it could to aid the government in en- forcing the act. C. S. Noble C. S. Noble, one of the biggest and most successful farmers of Alberta was not prevented by the mud from being present to uphold the side of prohibition. He said: "It is. Throng to sell poison of any kind when it-will be used to hurt anybody. It is wrong to license bars when temptation is set :in the way of the yoang by those bars. Any- thmV that w-e can do to remove temptatkju from the path of the voung man we should do." Mr. Noble declared that the maj- ority of the farmers of his district were in favor of the measure. "said Mr. Noble, "you can tell which way a man will vote by the look of his premises.. O.ur district is one of the most prosperous of Al- berta and it is almost unanimous in s sentiments against the liquor traf- fic." B. Wakelyn POLLING PLACES FOR REFER- ENDUM VOTE WEDNESDAY, POLLS JULY 21, ARE OPEN FROM TO 6 p.m 1915 8 a.m nine Range twenty two (32) and all ot Township eight (8) Range .went., one West ot the Fourth Meridian lying North and West of he Belly River Polling Lethbridje School (Neidig'i) Section 4922, FOR NO 12 LET-HBRIDGE of Sec lions three four five (o) and six rt) in Township ten Range two (22) and Sections nine teen, twefltj (20) twenb one twenty two (22) twentv sei en twenty eight twenty nine thirty (30) thirty one (31) (52; thirty three' (SI) ttitilyfour (34) in Township nine Range twenty (23) West of the Fourth Meridian School. No -door west of Police Station, 2nd ave. South. street school. commencing A to K, Labor Templel. commencing L to Temple Z, Labor Temple. commencing A to K Central .school. commencing L to R Central scnool commencing ,S-to Z, Central-school. 9th, ave. South. commencing A-to L, Westminster school iM to Z Westminster school commencing A to I BaKey street school; commencing .J to P Bailey street sc'iool commencing Q to Z Bailtj street school !a Hall 4 to L nail M to Z Hitidievllle school iv'o Cltj Mercantile store No 11 fti I efhbndge school No 12 school No lull, "Diamond City No school No Detectives Have Discovered Motives A leaflet is now being circulated in Hie city which its- uullioi's are plcuscd lo call: "AN OPEN LETTER TO THE CITIZENS OF'LETHBlUDCiK." If il did not liavc a Lcllibridgc heading and had not been signed, it would have very diiliciilt to con- vince people who read it that its authors were no! detained in Piimiku, and that this open letter was a 'lest by the authorities' givcii1 lo the patients or authoi-s to if their mental condition would warrant their release, but, on glancing at the signatures, we lind.lhal.it is signed by our two moral reform lenders, so we must take it more seri- ously. It is charged in this leaflet that some of the citizens who signed the letter giving the reasons for some money invested in the industries which the prohibitionists are trying to destroy, and thiil tlicir signinfi the letter opposing pro- hibition was an attempt to protect their investments. This is a very serious charge, but self preservation is the first law of people who disregard this law are en- titled to prolccliou, which is given them in many cases by the Courts appointing guard- ians to protect them, and we are glad'to be able to publicly disclaim any necessity or desire' of being placed under the charge of guardians. The people whose menial con- dition shows that they require guardians, are opposing us, and have quietly submitted themselves to be placed under the guardianship of a few self-appointed moral reformers. The bankers'who signed the. letter in question are charged with signing it, fearing their customers' accounts! 'If prohibition is going lo bring about the prosperity which ils exponents claim thai it will, what would the bankers have to be fearful about? The principle of prohibition is wrong; the principle of the proposed Liquor.Act is worse, and its exponents cannot put'.up argument against argument in its must resort to deception, sentiment, prejudice, and this is what they put up against argument which is backed by logical facts and figures. People who, were fortunate enough to be. able to'get into the Majestic Theatre last Friday evening heard the Cannon's arguments, which were logical, honest and fair, answered by the Fire Crack- er's appeal to sentiment, appeal lo prejudic, appeal to deception. The comparison of the two speakers represents the physical and mental callibres of Hie two men and their -arguments. i To our credit, not that we claim or desire any special commendation for conduct- ing ourselves in a manner which becomes, and is the mark of good citizenship at our opponents' meetings throughout tins campaign, il has never been deemed necessary by Ihe authorities of the law of this citj% or any other city, to call on Hie Northwest Mount- ed Police force for officers to compel us to respect, or at least pretend to respect, the rights of others at the prohibition meetings. Even with this strong arm of the law force at our meeting, it became necessary for the chairman, who stands for the pnn- tions shattered by the cannon balls of argument of truth and logical facts. These are Ihe people; these are the self-appointed moral reformers; these are> the exponents ot the eospel of are the people who tell you that they are real men, that they have all the intelligence, and to follow them will lead you'through the pathway into the wilderness without price and without Compensation. Their motives are samt- Iv they are using their inexhaustible talents, their inexhaustible intelligence, their m- foresight for you and foe me. Such piffle, such self-righteousness, such c-otism such an attempt at deception is more to be pitied than censured. They know the principle of their cause is wrong; they know the people of Alberta will not support a cause which has an unjust principle, and in their last struggle they are making a terrible noise to detract the attention of the people of Alberta from the unjust, deceit- ful and dishonest principles of their cause, which they the liquor men when they said-that they were against drunknness. also, but objected to these restrictions. He said the liquor men had never taken ens to stop drunkenness, and -until ,aey wers wiilir.irto do something to help the drunkard, they had no right to find fault with those that were at- tempting to do. something. WHITEflAINS W. A. W. A. Kennedy Kennedy spoke from the B''Wakelyn discussed the attitude f organized labor to the liquor act, ,nd declared that labor had been ,mis- epresented by the Trades and Labor Council when they took a stand ag- ainst the act. According to the con tltution- of his own union, the Car- lenters and Joiners, no man can be a member of the union who is engag ed in the sale of liquor. He went, on show that in Lethbndge iquor had bad effects on labor 'Notnih'g can stand against labo; f it is he said. His closing statement was If the linuor traffic s not cause of the work- ngman's problem, it is at least the root of a big tap root, too W. B Mitford W. B. Mitford handled without gloves the men who were advancing he personal libertj aigument in sup port of the continuance of the liquor Taffic. "1 was told b; a very great friend this his said, 'that if I came here and talked in support of this act, I was striking at the verj root of constitutional liberty I don t believe the people of this country know what libertv is There are peo- ple clown in the New England states who fought in the Revolution, who fought against the slave tra.nC, .ma had recently fought dnnK traffic, thei knew what libertv was. There were those m the border counties of Scotland and England who knew what liberty was, there were those in Ireland who knew what lib- erty was and there were those to- factories, standpoint of a railway man He said that not only were the trainmen them- selves against drink, but the rail- roads all prohibited its use among employees. He cited -the rule in the constitution of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Engineers, which made it impossible for a mem- ber to deal in intoxicating liquors. The C.P.R., with its em- ployees forbids the use of .ntoxicat ing liquors by its by the famous Rule G. All other great rail ways have done the same, said -Mr. Kesiieiii 'Engineers and firemen cannot "withdraw their mistakes like business he said. "Jack" Jones .1 Jones, a- member of the local Tynogrhphlcal Union, launched out bitterly against the Com- mittee which had placarded the street cars with "Vote No; and Train Your Bov to be a Man'" It was the duty of man, he said, to tram his boj to be a man, but it was the duty of everv man to remove s.ble temptation from his path 'These men of the Citizens' Commit: tee." said Jlr.. Jones, "many of them 'athers themselves, tell ns to vote to retain, the open saloon, which nas been responsible for. the dragging down of the best boyhood of the- land to the of beasts Sr day In Tyneside munition vhere men worked until thev drop ped to put powder into the shells, that knew what liberty was, ana a aepuution of those men who knew what libertj was, had gore down to Lloyd George and asked him to stop the liquor traffic He sent them back for evidence, and thev it and that had led Lloid George to the flower of our I make 1m famoile statement that drink (orta will be futile wss Britain s worst enemv You win say that delegation a temperance one I quote frofn the London Tlmee which said the next dav that there e.Mr.a tne bluff mta." acteriied as a disgrace, would not be liable to occur. Owing to the approaching thunder- storm, Mr. Dunham was unable to complete his speech, but his efforts were warmly appreciated, as was test- ified by therHBarty applause. CONTINUED FROM FRONT competition of the Pacific Elevator Co and the lack of support by mem- bers of the U. F. A. If were to have: satisfaction from these which they must give which they owed them, said the speaker. Should the U. P. A. take part. In the political game'- Mr Dunham dis cussed this statement, and answered they, had created, them the support it in the affirmative Not in the form of a party, but on certain im- portant matters the II F A should, as an organization, make a definite stand and vote accordinglv, was Mr Dunham's opinion On such a matter as the prohibition question, he stated that there should be a definite policy and that that poiics should be in fav- or He gave some reasons why .the .United Farmers of Alberta should vote dn He also stated that if the organization had a recognized political status, such situations as the affair in Manitoba, which he char- Local Boys Meet in Picture Show at Shorncliffe ttoul has been received in city Irom C'orp Svdnej Robson who left with the draft irom the 20th bat, ten under McLelland He at the time ol v ntmg at Shorncliffe. He that while attending ajic- there he discovered Eddie Patteson sitting a couple of soats n front of him He made hirasel known and the bolt had a Lcthtmdge re- union lie stated that I'attoson looking veil. Tne Herald published a letter from him last week telling of the life m the big hospital at Shorn- clifle. Henry Digbv, ol Vancouver, has four sons on active service. man} lathers say .that temptation .for linjior has them, why nersonal liberty Have you ever, sat should 'it be for their boys. The liquor traffic in this countrj exists only because of the existence of those people who not the will power to resist the temptation We have I heard much of this campaign down to dim-lly think that argument out' If jou do vou will come to the conclusion that there is no such thins as personal libertv T.ie fundamental law of life 11 self sacrifice We who1 stand solid for prohibition ask 3011 to go tpjthe polls on Wednesday, and make a sacrifice for the sake of those a. OBVIIIH-E; iv. who cannot stay awav from the' liquor Germans are said to believe Calais is the kej to world power, and they are wasting their efforts in try- to reach that object But, iwlth the help of God, and the strength of the flower of our manhood, those ef 'We who stand for prohibition, be- lieve that to he the key to a clean citj and a prosperous province It jou would vole for the moral and Voters' Lists are posted, arid we n copy of the list for each poll at the Prohibition Com- mittee Rooms Call In and find out whether your name is on and the list, Where To Vote ;