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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Footed Daily Herald Printing Co., ttd., Uviul eveuiuj at ito'oOeeV Round St.. Leihbridge, CANVASSING FOlt VOTES (Toronto Saturday Night.) The trials of the candidate In a .Le- gislative campaign like the present pale into insignificance compared with those of the men who fought m the contests in the early days. Among1 the annals of old politicians thero used to be a cherished anecdote of George Brown's campaign in 1851, in the joint riding of Kent and Lambton, for which he was a candi- AMMJTv. DAD'S COUNCIL Addreateg changed aa often as de- d; but bulb uew aiid old address be given.' One the stauuchest Reform- ers in the district a'prosperous, Highland, Scotch fanner who.lived, after the manner of his ancestors in uugust simplicity, lie was ulso one _______________ of the keenest politicians in lib dis- jtrict und of weight iu the A ko'nd'ay the'ratepay-j community, and had a glowing admir era law veerm on of this, city will vote on three by- ation for George Brown. A'S, allf of which are of git-at iui- The latter was canvassing with Ltd Jbysr's SM _ Vsays there is a' gocxl deal' of 'about the assessment. Lait year the people raised a roar because of thQ .jjuperassessmciit ou iheir owu property. This year it'fs LukuusM of the subasscs6hieui{ of Tliero arc some mighty funny Ihe assessment ,rol) .if, ail the yarns Dad has told IIMT tlitit'people toli juui arc true. Two1 inert bought two automo- biles identically the same at the same lime but one is assessed for hun- dred dollars more tluvn the other. Two me" huU' houses and stables, of aoout value; oiie and the other i-u These 'axe' jusi u' couple.. A tu-t uuiu- erous little tangles'that" Dad i.i.d il'-e iATURDAV, portauce. Owe provides for the rais-.Iioii. Archibald .ilcKollar and, us Of the court of" u-ili ing of bringing the streets' matter of policy, the luiur decided UUIVO lo No one to grade and providing cement side-; that they should stay night think of .saying that the walks in the business sections and .the old Highlander's When it sossors were impartial or incom- principal residential itreeta of the was n-uched ihe itinerant statesman peteut but iie may be like tlie good i Just Received The tatty Co. Iti 'city. Tlie second Is io provide discovered that it consisted of an un- 'fof' the 'erection of a fire hall and a usually htrge 'log shanty 'containing :iharket! place and for the purchase of but ono room. The forward portion a site for the latter. The third is for jo' >t hud a fireplace was reserved f ''for waterworks extensions in for living and Citing in. The back different' 'parts of the city making a 'half had a series beds for sleeping total of to be voted. That alt purposes, but there were 'no' parti- these'1 tilings are absolutely necessary 'tions or curtains of any kind. In cariot 'be disputed by any. That the J short, jt was much _ like a lumber- city ;'has lost by delaying some of man's shanty in the camps of the these so long is acknowledged by presenf'day: With' ihe" arrival of thl' all. Delays are expensive. If the 'politicians there :sixteen 'persons grades :ot the streets had been taken i to be accommodated in that series of old profe.ssor of religion who per- fectly honest in every way but had a very poor judgment when it came to a horse-trade. years ago before the wat.nvorks, (Joorge Brown, though sewers and sidewalks had been laid i suiTerfdy from '-inan- ahd' the trees planted a great deal ofiaged by anecdote and conversation to the" expense "now necessary would not; keep the ujv tmfii the "wee have: "been necessary. Further delay snia' in the hope of putting means 'greater expense and loss, for off the ordeal of undressing and go- the work must be done. There will ing to bod in the face of the assem- no't be a dissenting voice concerning] bled company. Finally, th the 'necessity of having permanent sidewalks in thV business section. The streets of the city are no more e astute called hiin butsMe'and told him. .if he flid ;not :go to it be "regarded as'a'serious breach the of No- thing will be gained, however, by voting the amount' because it is not 'larger. In a short time, an- other1 vote must' be taken' for this purpose in snch a. rapidly growing city and whatever is now lacking can be supplied then. All the bjr-laws are in-.the best interests of the city and deserving of unanimous' support. of a disgrace than the walks. There [of as that should be no question as to the fate j element was strong iu the district ii of by-law number one. j might cose "election. Thus What 'the has lost for the want persuaded, thc famous Reform leader of 'a market 'will never known a bold face on it, hurriedly un- til1 it is seen what great advantages dressed ami with a mad dash, jump- accrue from having one. The market led in bed and hid his embarrassment has been one o! the city's greatest under the bedclothes, needs to make it the market centre in Kent -i that it should be, located in such 'a J tribute to the district. The money spent in provid- ing'a market place will b? a gilt-edge investment: As for the fire hall, the fact is not accommodation for the'fire apparatus !on hand and the teams' necessary to handle it is sufficient argument that the money should be voted. By-law number two should receive no The only questin- about the -third-' by-law is as to whether six thousand dollars This business of advertising an assessment roll is open for inspec- tion nt the city office is hot up 'to nuch. A man is a mean sucker to o up there just to see if his neighbor s assessed a.s high as he is, when he ras no particular kick to register. he did notice, that the thcr fellow is getting off lighter than e he doesn't exactly feel like ask- ng for a revision of the other fellow's when he thinks his oWri s fair enough. But just 'all''the" same doesn't like paying more than' his share when set' up alongside of his neighbor. If the roll were published somehow or other so that every man would have a chance to look "over it whether he had any kick or not, the assessor would take mighty good care that there should be no such dif- they at- Flighland Scotct remarkable utterance which illustrates the Gaelic mode o looking- at things. The incident was man a most recorded some years ago the vt-t earn publicist, Hon. .lames Young of Gait: At one 'election trie Con servative candidate was a man who bad started life as a" tinsmith. Now there is.-a'prejudice" m the Highland against tinsmiths, Because they ar associated with gypscy tinkers in th minds of the Gaelic folkl A gentle man from Toronto named McLea was brought there to s'.Jino thu S.-o tish settlements in behalf-of the COP servative candidate. Mr. McLean-} was introduced to the dour old nrc inmiiff ed at dinner citft Scolt. V on Certain-" last in honor of Mrs. Arnold and il'rs. JtcNicoll fa i Frank; suicerjil 'BOutui being given in their honor. i; s" Vrpomah ly at bridge on Tuesday Mrs. C. was "at aftd INSURE your against Loss by Prairie r Fires also your Crops ag- ainst Diiuiage by Hail IL It' uBVIRM RQfflCy HOFESSIONAL CARDS M.O.C.M. McOHl Phytician, Oflce 8t. Before 9a.m.. t-S. 'Phcae 5! p.m DRt. MeCLURCIi STEWART, Bur- GET YOUR j home" to tKe lust Sat- urday evening1 enjoyed a lit- tle impromptu dance which proved ono of the jolliest alTairs of the sea- son, Mrs. Conybeare being a very po- pulurf hostess.with' young Tlio'so presen t' Miss Vrooman, Aliss Miss Do Miss Anderson, Messrs. McMullm, Mc- Nully, (Win Vroomuh, Shimii'owski, Tho- mas Trimmer, Ashburner, Towers, Men burn. Mrs'.': entert'uinecl on Monday evonmg in honor of Miss Duncan. AT I GERMAN'S Mrs. Conybcare gave a very enjoy5- ab'ie "brjtlge" on Thursday evening. Two tables were ,'arranged; The guests' were: Mr. and Mrs. Vrooman, Jpdgc Scott, Mrs, Rogers, Mr. Pow- ers and Mr. Mrs. nan winninpr the souvenir. Block. AIU. C. SIMMONS Office: Southard Block. B. C. MOORE Funeral Dirtcter and to Chareh ...pffiee.PJione, ARCHITECT1" Room 9 Whitney. Block. l'l i mi' 1 i i.- Herald Wait Ads A; meeting of ill ftlle fdifferent committees appoint- ed by the general committee for the first of July last celebration was held the j club rooms. All various'" games rooms. _..A.1 1 events willfbe In' lots direct.control of is responsible to. the ferences' in the assessment, of places the whole business is pub1 Sp- lashed in the form of an extended one? Splendid grouhHs have ers' list, ami'the councils have found :been the out'that it paid both in money and r- c- c- Co- on uhkh mosL of thc satisfaction: 'sports will take, place. These are just' north of the ruilroad immetUate- This little burg used to be known'Iy 6f thlr far as the best lighted !'e huilt CVC1T in all the west. Travellers used Provided. The commit- remark upon that fact but since "getting busy" with then- house and store lights have been put 'preparations. Horse racing and) oth- Po) PURE IGE Cool, Soft and. TEMPTING MEALS go to Oliver Block Phone 228 I Buys one ofw the finest homes of Lethbridjze. 3 Room 1 Whitney Block _ iti! ,R. G. ADD I SON ai .Blairmore, Alta; FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND, CM- Phone. i JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT iSwthard Regular meeting- the third of the Masonic P. '0. it i Visiting brethren i will -always a-' hearty i j OIV.STORKEY; r ori metres and the street lights on the bum there is a different storv. A tra- er events have' 'already been arranged for. accommodation as to UUlll UUCir 13 ]J. T. McKINNEY H66m': 1 'Whitney Block SSI. Canadiaft Order (4 FtresJcrs Visiting J. F. 1st and 3rd M-bri'da Hall at1 8 o'clbfekl'-1 brethren are cordially, invited. "S.iGl 24-ly T. "J MS IfllH DINiKG ROOK Short Order'Between Meals CARROLL DOYLE t DARK AND LIGHT beer as 'bfewetl by .the r iiethbridge .brewery are !i. ter of taste which you'pre- k. i: fer. .Ingredients mostly 1 '.'the same, care the 'same, H cleaniines's the same, sanie everything' 'to i i i 1 IT' t i make ji bfeef, which (the brand K 'certa'inly'i's. LETHKIDGE Letkkridge Nest of Owlt Nest' of meets the 'fl'r it third' each' 'month' in K- 61 Ci'-ROaS TAW PreaMent. M.; PRIEST; '-Tuiaior- Piii Lodge Pride of Albeiu.rNp. Incubators and THE at a popular If-not satisfactory be re- turned within 30 JPor catalogue of ami terms write to agent for Western RC.RICHARDS from Calgary day orderia Model Incubator te Bt Bant Sedetj Hwt trt 'the of flret and Uiinl Thutmlmy Walter A Fred T. Robini, W: BMST.' LETHBR1DGE '-OlAjit rtO. C. B. P. O. E. '.r Meets on the second Tuesday' of 'Wic moDth at b.l5vp'nii-r E. A. SHARMAN, M No. I A. J. i Dealer m AH Kindt of Ekctrkul REPAIRING A SITCIALTY 4 Let me Estimate on Your-next: job'of Wiring PHONE 290 OTT BLOCK NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION STATIONARY ENQINEtfIS ".Mfeet ia.the and fourth Mondays month. i Employers fifteen, and ment, would with NKVIN. WOMEN'S itf Jfeth-pdist in tn'i w- Visitors 'mlwayt 1 SIRS. A. E. HUMPHR MRS. CHAS. McCLENAOHAN, ;