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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta , 1 1 - - ^ ? Iticsday, Noyciiiliei* 12 ill ninth standing 6f the candidates ARE HOLDING FRST PUCE POSITIONS IN THE RACE With only Thirty More Days to go to the Finish and Fourteen More Days of Second Voting Schedule, " Work " Should Be the Keynote I Flvo caiidldatea havp "hewed to the line." Five are runulng neokamJ-Jiook in the-paper. Mow many more could reach,the 155,000 is not for this departintml to tell-evcu If wo know-and wo don't know a thing about it. While uot quite leuriiuK today, the largest gain way made by Mr. GeMUi D'llraage of Bow Island. There is no niUtaUlng (hat this young man means biisineaa-with a big B. . Mr. J. A. Bidanlt, afior falling back a bit, Is again in the stride today. The syateni of rest-Ing a little and putting on a burst of speed breaks the monotony ot a steady drive tmd besideE Is &� good method of campaigning. Mr. Stephen Negrey, while not old In yeors, is a very old -inttler in the city of Lethbrldge. Whether the fact of his long residence here has anything to do with his vote-getting ability or not, ho l-j jnaking mighty good In the contest. Mr. J. R. Ucvlll, hi- of "always enthusiastic' fame, comes to the front again this evening, Mr. Rovlll Is a very busy man these days-looking after Bis biislncM Inlere'Jls and the getiltig of subscrlptionB as well. Vra. N. C. Stibbe called at the contest office yesterday and carefully counted out e.xactly Sil.OOO votes for the standing today. On account of the restriction being takea off the voting. Mr�. Stibbs speculated quite a bit as to wbot the other candldatfj would likely do next Thursday. M'lss Thelma Vogan. always stnlling, always happy, iievoi- in a bad humor, who'hUB never missed a day In calling u-t the contort office, paces right along with tho beat of them In the voting. - Besides the above. Miss Vivian Barbour and ^Miss Agnes Pelielier have joined ;.the Century Club-over 100,000 votes-today. This club has sfi.vteen members, with ieveral applioatious to be voted on this week. After the short lull In subscription, reports, business is commencing to bo quite brisk at the contest ofllce. However, thero Is much of the subscription field to be covered yet. M'itb only a few ovei- .".00 of tho old sub--acribers recorded as making a payment during the contest, it is plain that there is much "fertile ground" to bo covered yet. This "I paid another candidate" stuff don't go. for we have an alphabetical list of all the subscribers who have paid lu tlie contest. The candidates want the votes, so. Mr. Subscriber, come along with that subscription. The Herald won't cost any more .now, than after the content is ovet;. Mr. Robert Pake,, of KIko, B. C. enters the contest today. The territory to the west, we will say, from Hosmer on as far as the Herald circulates. Is an unworlted field. The candidates who so far have represented that district'do not'seem tohaVa bfeefti'alive to the situation. It Is NOT too late to start under the pircnmatances. At Port Arthur two years ago a can-dlciato headed the list with sixteen days' work. At liau Claire, Wis., a candidate won first lu three weeks. Other instances could be mentioned where candidates who have come in when the contest was over half over, have oome out well. While tke time Is half over, the best part is to come. The Us; four weeks is really the contest period. NEW RULE FOR VOTING Kor the ne.vt standing of the candidates, the liiult of the number of vote-j b caiididate may Increase his or her score has been lifted. Any reasonable number will be published. Make your own guess, send to or leave yonr votefl at the contest office. It is a good plan to stand well in the paper, but It ii just as good a plan to p]16 up a reserve-and the number you have that are not voted keep tlie moat sacred secret, Get 'em-that's the most Important of all. THE FOLLOWING BULLETIN CONTAINS THE NAMES OF ALL THE CANDIDATES IN THE HERALD'S CONTEST AND THE VOTES DEPOSITED IN THE BALLOT BOX UP TO LAST EVENING. BAftBOR, MISS VIVIAN, Carmangay, Alberta .................... MISS MARTHA BENNETT, Cranbrook, B. 0..................... BOISVERT, MISS VVENNE, 416.12th St, A. N., city............ DRENNAN, W,. 945-9th St. South, city ........................... BARHET7, MISS GRAVCE, 210-IOth St. South, city .. .......... 8IDAULT, J. A., 312.10th St. South, oity........................... CUNNINGHAM, TED, 214-lst Ave. South, city .................... DULMAGE, GERALD. A, Bow Island, Alberta.................. ' ENGLISH, J. T., 501-19th St. North, city .......................... FLETCHER, MRS. IRA. C, Magrath, Alberta........................ HUTTON, MISS EVA. 814-6t�t .Ave. South, city .................. HOULT, MRS. W., 406.19th St. North, City ..................... HULtT, MISS ARLIN, Warner, Alberta. ........ ......'....... HAIG, RUSSELL, Clareaholm, Alberta ......................... LEDINGHAM, C. L.. 508-5th Ave. South, city ..... ........... MARSHALL, W. M., Taber, Alberta .............................. MF-IKLE, GEORGE C, New Michel, B. C...... .................. MURFHY, JAMES, Jr., Burmis, Alterta.......................... NEGREV, STEPHEN, 226.13th St. North, city.................. OLGON, MISS PEARL, 312-14th St. South, city .................. PATTER30N, MISS JEAN D., Blairmore, Alberta................ PEARSON, G. W., Picture Butte. Alberta................. ..... PELLETIER, MISS AGNES, Pincher Creek, Alberta......... PETTIT, MISS S. M., Cowley, Alberta ........................... PATTERSON, MISS JEAN, Starland Theatre.................. PAKE, ROBERT, Elko, B. C..................................... REVILL, JOHN R., eiM-lth St. South, city ....................... REDSHAW, MISS MARGARET, 267-19th St., North, city.......... STIBBS, MRS, N. C, 211-6th Avenue South, city ................ SCOTT, MISS LOUrSEi Macleod, Alberta ....................... 8F.LLENS, MISS DORO'THY, 908-7th Avenue South, city ......... VOGAN, NIISS THELMA, 619-13ih St. South, city ..... ........... WRIGHT, ALBERT, 13th St., North; city.................. 100,750 30,000 36,400 6,000 5,000 155,000 34,200 124,500 75,250 133,600 130.800 130,250 9,500 5.000 71,000 130,000 20,500 9,500 155,000 101,000 130,000 5,000 109.000 5,000 16,000 5,000 165,000 5,000 155,000 140.000 44,250 155,000 30,750 14 More Days of the Second Period Voting Schedule Only 30 Dayt More of The Contest The List of Prizes $1,500 house, to be erected by The Herald: or $1,600 automobil* of any make; or a trip around the world, all expenses paid, or $1200 caah. Eight hundred dollar Angelus Player Piano. Four hundred dollar McMillan Upright Piano. Two hundred and fifty dollar order on any Lethbridge merchant advertising in the Herald, or $200 in cash. One hundred and fifty dollar parlor suite or dining room,suite, to be> purchased from an advertiser, or $125.00 cash. One hundred dollar Victrola and $15 worth of records, or $100 cash. Sixty dollars In c*sh. Forty-five dollars In cash. ,  Thirty dollar^ in cash. Twenty.five dollars in cash. ADDITIONAr- OPTIONS-Instead, of fourth prize candidate may take S120 course la Ciuvbult Business College and *tOO cash; instead of fifth, prir.o same courc and 530 cash or the above course in lion of sixth prize. Ten per cent commission to candidates who do not win a regular prite. HOW THE PRIZES WILL BE AWARDED The above prizes will be avjarded to the ten candidates, regardless of residence, having the highest vote, the lender having choice of first prlza options, the one standing second, having choice of the nine remaining prises, headed by the player piano and so on, until all the prises are taken up. Piano's have been purchased from Robert Ibey, 410-12th St. A., south, local representative of Gourlay. Winter & Leemlng, Toronto. JSecoiuI Voting Sclicdiile Ends November 25tli Further nominations will be accepted. Contest Closes December 11th KING FERDINAND OF BULGARIA popular figure in literary, artistic and military circles, in Vienna, Prince ^ ii'erdlnand way known to be an in-- I louse admirer of Byron. An otflcer. titcrgo Keuwlck, ccrtrcsiKjiident In the ! ^.^^^ o,o iijg c\Q%f^\. friends, Calkiins: The London Daily Chrouicle has the following character 9ke.tcii of King Ferdinand of liulcaiia, written by Aftor a fruitful, peaceful, hut testing reign of a quarter or' ii oeiuury King Ferdinand I. of Wiil.uarla hss drawn the sword. For iwenty-livo yeaia, with the hammer of efficiency and the chisel of wisdom ho has heeu earving u nation. Today ho throws When her son went to 13ulearia she went too. There her's wu-, a difficult pcsition, . but she won the nation's heart. Her salon was no cabinet of Intrigue, but a sanctum In which the spirit of Bulgarian nationality was stJmulatud and in which many a iiatri-otlc movement saw Us rise. It wag no secure throne to v,-hich was with him one (Uiy wl^eu the first prince Ferdinand succeeded. Often it hint had spue forth that Bulgaria was abont lo fjjll him to a stern task. Ferdinand pulled from iiis pocket a well 'worn vohuue of iho poet, and in quiet tones and yet with emphasis read thc^e lines: shook; more than once it appeared to totter to its fall. There was uothiug ltl:o order and content in the land. The Berlin Congi'oss had given it only the half loaf of freedom. The Turk-i ish governor had been driven out of ! Eastern Ruraelia. The succussfut war all oiuthe desperate hazaid of war. "The dead liavc been awakent-d-shall; against Servia did not Rveatly mend! Vielieving, and llnnly helk-viug, that 1 aleep'.' i matters, nud oven when Turkftv! his work, iu the tlery fiivuuce of battle The world's a.t war with tynmls-, ^gi.�,(.,^ j^gjo tj,at Eastern Humolia j will stand good. I Bhall l crouch'/ ' should be added to Bulgaria, the posl-i The harvest's ripe-aud shall I pauie;tion v.iio one of extraordinary dltli-j to reap? ; (.ulty. The Porte was far from being 1 sUimbor not-the thorn is in myjtrlendiy; Kussia was envious and I throateuiiig; ihe powe,rH gave no word | encouru.emunt to tho struggling! Years ago, when a familiar and couch." The Introduction to The Home A btauiilullaU nialttctho nratimvirisrtlcn of tho liomc i,ivorabli!, Nulljin^ add] xiuore to tUtt beauty ct tht hall vhan ihe ar-t!�t'i9 ilccoration of its �t.1I.i inado pottibV-by tlie Uifl o( one or more of tlie aixtceii hambomi: sliades of "flatootl) M BUU-Hnr The new dacorative; diitablc, aauilars' lirbO) iur pJasic,- nr metal *'3Vji and (tejl-Insi and tor icfinlBlib'.K burlap. SiC-'.-jiw . lakee place of v.'allvjaper'nnd kaUombe ! -r-iu better because it inay be Ihnroughl? (*,ltiatiKd ftivd liriultlQwtd by'tltnply Vf-�sh- 'b:; w�lUn'UhT.;artnwateracd purs CaetUo Boap-lt Is hut oflecjcd by stclm or ranht-ure~��ptcltlly ou!t?d to Bulh P.uomi, KitfJiciUi BlabJ^'RobBil t�i Uedraoa�. .  l�dlnB�di�lert. ' AVrtta . iaTtorlrsebuolnjI **liDK|;M- , '""-for print mejs. ; ,~ - f C^.STEPHENS &(XXl!5!!L6 l *^"'^PAINT AND VARNISH MAKEi?5 Winnipec.Canaiw Hnyr Hardware Today, perhaps, the moinentous decision irrovocably made, ho will turn again to the ramlllar yagt on which j these IIUB.^ stu:id out, and will ca-at his mind back over Ihc uvonty.five I years whicli have sPed sluce, he quoted them to his friend. In that, time he baa mailo a nation and himself a name-work which not oven a false Ihrow of this Vlnw of day van wholly i undo. EiM'ope hoard in 1SS7 of BulRarla's of encouru.emunt to tho nation; domestic poH.tiei were iu an almost lioijuloa-o condition: tiio people wore losing faith IhiU theiv unity could be Uficomplished. How serious ' the position had become on tho eve of! the opening of Prince Ferdinand's rule i was shown by the sudden rising 'of' pro-Uusslauti, which drove Prince .\lex-ander from tUn country. Such was the stale of affairs when Prince I'^erdlnand, at tiie cail of the couch to which ho was called, and a , , , , i ,Sobranje, loft Vienna tor Tlrnovo to choice of rtiier at rat with amuse-L^^^ ^.^^ ^^^^^ menf and then with astonishment. I, Prince t'erdlnand, went to his work with no good v,'i8hes from the great powers-(luite tho reverse, Th* Aur-Irian foreign olflco gave him clearly to undenUand that ha iiocopted the Sioaltlon of I'ulei- ot Bulgaria at Ills own rink, that he would receive^ no eucoiiraKeroont or baclttng from Ifiurope's leading uavlous. Hut he lincw hlmselr and trusted in bis star. If tho choice were hazard, good for-tiiue presided over It; If it were reafi-onod and deliberate, then tiio Bulgarians knew how to choose a man. And tltal, at a critical juncture. Is ibe oupremo wlsdora In natlonti. I ' His Mother's Influence Ferdinand is a Coburger; bis nio- thor was the ^;buttge6t daughter of Louis Philippe." Descent, therefore, shotild Uaye given him much. U, how-aver, he w^re asked today how it is "that he has'succeeded, he would say: "By niy niother's teaching," Pringesa Cleiq^httue was^a retaarkj^ble woman. iCven now throughout the length and breadth of tho coUnliy she is "Bui-Igurla'a inotiiHr." She instilled lu him u daop love of history; she marie him u phllopophei' In tho, liighest sense, Mho iiiighl hlni to be ohservuu^. And It was a wlso KrcDchraan who guld that the faculty of obaervntlOu i() ueiirly the wUolc of human genius. SAMUEL G0MPER8 Veteran president of the American against a fight for hi* freedom for Federation of Labor, who is again up rlleged conspiracy against ernployers of labor. more difficult task scarcely ever before faced a ruler. But he.acted wisely from the opening of his relgu. He began fay stud.vlng his ptBoplo thoronighly; by obtaining Ihelr point | of view. He was not going to rule at people v.-hom lie did uot wholly under- j stand. At llrst ho took but Mitle act-J Ive part in politics; he allowed purtlea to develop slowly in their own way. � No Mere Figurehead | lll.s tUtit desiro. he declared, was to j be ruier of Bulgaria, to work for Bui- \ .garia's yood. Beyond that ho-hud noi ambitions. C.iadually the inifuenco of { his strong personality was ftdt in the! \Vork of ellininating everything which might glvo tho powers a pretext to in-lerfere. Peace brought the inevitable i re:^ults. Party politics Ijecnnie moie \ ordered; prosperity Increased. Bul-i garia gradually became strong and j hopeful. . Tljo development . of the. country wont forward with surprising rapidity. FtVdinanil, however, was no mere" liguruhoad. When occaiion demanded j he could grasp the ruddur of state' with certain hand. One of the most striking ol his actions was that duplicate of the Kaiser William's move; when Ik "dropped his pilot," Bis- j muvck. V^Civ Stu:ni>u!ov llulgarln bjjgijn to attract by Its policy the attention of Kufope. Bm the pilnco tav,- dingers ahead if lib energetic minister were allowed to go on. Slaiabulov was a man of strong sympathies and vUileut antlpathloH, His pai-ty dwindled; opposition grow; and the stronger his opponents bucamo, tho valuer, the keener ho grow', the more qu'.ckly son-Bltlvu to opposition, more dotevranled than ever to punsuc his uutl-Rus-.-ilun policy. So Prince Ferdinand iu IS'J-f "dropped his pilot"-and no one was more surjilsed than tho pilot liimBolf. liur-i ope, 4vlilch, as the prince said on one j occasion, "knows far too llitlo ot Bui-1 garia," predicted riot and rohellion,! but tho prince v/hb sure of his people. \ Wheio Stainbvilov in hla arrogance and vanity had been blind, Ferdinand yaw clearly. The people desired friond-; ship with Russia, and Stanihulov's fall; brought it about. There can bo noj doubt that Ferdinand acted wisely, for; to stand In the good graces of St. Petersburg has done much of lato year.i to .strengthen his country's position in the Near Efist. Two great roform'j which King! Ferdinand has directly inspired are i those of tho financial and rolUtaryi systems of the coiihtry. The (list was really ssriously faced in 1899, and in th