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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, X TTTE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Buy Real Estate in the country that produces the best wheat hi the A Nice Home Flvo nxmu'd modern cottar, iust new, on iiO foot lot. cash, balance liko rent. corm'r lots on water, sower an (Might, close to now school, North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE 53S NORTH LETHBRIDGE To Exchange for Farm Land A beautiful leu ucro IrrlKiitod tract, In the Spokane Valley nonr I'ost Fulls. Idaho. Vive acrn hearing orchard; fe-ooil seven room house, sootl barn and cotnitlete. One mile to Eighth Ormlo School. Good ideal home place. Do you want II? O. T. LATHROP Stafford Block farms RAMMERS SELECT Tills is Your Opportunity Lots in Biook 2. iSuunysidc at each Lots in Block 5S, Morniiig.side at each A. V. GIBBONS Phone 142.5 J Fire Insuranc Room D, Balmoral Block Money to Loan CHEAP HOMES room, 2 storey house, on 1 1-li lots, near Galbraitb School terms, cash, monthly. Five roomed, fully modern cottage, ou one lot. half block from car line, cash, balance iii live years. The C. B, Bowman Agency PHONE 1325. Rousing Meeting Last Night in Which There Were Ani- mated Discussions Donald McN'abh, ex-M. P. I'., will represent North I.eihbridse as alder manic candidate at the, approaching municipal elections. This was dr cifjpd al a rousing meeting of the ratepayers lield in Kennedy's hall li tj evening, fur the. purpose of selecting a candidate. Standing: room was at a premium. Following considerable bit loting between the various candidate Donald McNabb and .John Gilmore sr cured :il votes each, thus causing a deadlock. After some hduted discus sion it was agreed to take a final ballot, which resulted in Donald Nabb being chosen as the candidate, the vote ending McNabb -12, Gtlmore 29. The result was received loud applause, both gentlemen t hunk- ing the ratepayers for their support. Mr. Mi1 Nabb said it was now up to the voters to see that the chosen candi date received the utmost support at the polls. More Nominations Preceding tho main discussion of the evening the following additional names were nominated as aldermanic candidates: J. R. Bernard and Donald CVJcNabb. As an additional candidate for trustee on the school board the name of Herbert Mockford was also received. Views of Candidates The Feature of the meeting was the views of the various aldcrmunic. can- didates. .P. J. Alexander favored holding the council, meetings in the evening for the gootl reason thai he could not give the time during the day. Mr.. Alexander did not favor WE HAVE FOR SALE CO feet ill the heart of business district ol! Lethbridge. Small payment in cash, balance to suit purchaser. LETHBRIDGE UNION REALTY CO., LTD. Office: Room 5; Johnson Block. P. 0. Box 196 TAVU chdirclnl.s on Itinc J'itcing cast uu 18th Si. South, in Block L. I'rii-c oach: I onus IwIiUK'i! O and 12 al 8 per Loans. lasuramT Kciil Estate Alberta Loan and. Investment Co. Office Si. S. Phone 1214 ON BIG VACATION visits in Spokane, Portland, Sail I'Yancisco. Los AnKoles, Salt Luke Spokane, Wash.. Nov. On and Unite. Jordan Banga is an aged. first vacation in fourteen .lor-j ivhitp-liaired negro, lie is one of the dan Hanga, Northern Pacific janitor j ,r.ost widely-known characters in the at Wallace. Idaho, has started on a J Ooi'iir mining district, and tour of Iho west. His trip is made, is acquainted with nearly all high possible by passes nvrr four western officials of the Northern Pacific Rail- railroad systems, and will include i way. OR HIGH RATES OF INTEREST TO BUILD OR BUY HOUSES TO PAY OFF MORTGAGES TO IMPROVE REAL ESTATE We GUARANTEE the time when your in- debtedness will be paid off Olficc opening evenings. Write, phone or call. International Home Purchasing Contract Company, Limited LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: Suite 1 Dominion Block Phone 1507 discussing the.question, of a commis- sion form of government but thought thai the best way of dealing with the municipal situation was through the medium of education. Commenting on civic expenditure iMr. Alexander thought this should only be incurred where actually He also thought the street railway depart- ment ought to study the needs of North Ward more in future and also favored catering.-to. the( requirements of Stafford village. The candidate believed in encouraging aquatic sports. Street crossings were also much needed and in tills connection Mr. Alexander thought the present council were largely responsible for failure to attend to ibis. Personally Mr. Alexander was of the opinion that, the segregated area should be wiped out of the city- and that the people should deckle this by vote. John Gilmore said that he consider- ed the aldermen during the past year had no) done their duty. The com- mission form of government was then discussed by Mr. Gilmore, who ex- plained the various workings of the commission form .of government. Mr. Gilmore said the council of two years ago did not carry out the wishes of the people on commission form of government. It di-d not matter what his views were as it was the peoples'.wishes he had to consider. Public Improvements Mr. Gilmore said if elected lie would cut down the imoiic expenditure to absolute necessities. One necessity was the nest ion of street railway facilities hi the North Ward. When a public utility is paying its way it is not a charge and expenditure along this line would consequently be war- ranted. The question of a subway at ;ith street, would also have his en- dorsation as this was indispensable. Tho snbwny was required as soon as it conl-d be got. Industrial Policy Touch on iho industiial policy [if tho cliy Mr. Gilmore spoke of the iK'misiujr system and said that if a company with a large pay roll 'want- ed to Iccatfi here it was up to the city to estimate the benefit which would result ami put OM question to ratepayers for approval. What rity wants is industries. Mr. Gil- more- thought tho Hoard of Trade had DONALD McNABB spent too much money in endeavoring to get industries and he thought the city was better able to look after this. Social Evil On iho main line of Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, and Hie Pacific Hudson Bay. Millions oi' acres of finost agricultural, limber and min- eral lands art- the inheritaso. of WILLOW RIVER and it hi the drsirc of the Railway Company to make it one of Mil1 muwl important. unviis in llu1 entire Canadian West. Lots per month; no interest, tut taxus; ID coin. olV for ciish. Write '.odfiy for full infonna- PACIFIC BOND AND LAND COR- PORATION, LIMITED 50-1 Pacific Build'g Vancouver B.C. Regarding the social evil Mr. Gil- more said this was a question for the chief of police. It was for the citi- zens to back up the "chief of .police in aiming to make LcUibridye a clean city. Mr. Gilmore did not think any alderman should have anything to do with the red light district, as accord- Ing to reports Mr. Gilmore thought there was evidence that such was the case. Socialist Speaker James Barclay was not ashamed of the fact that he was a Socialist. He denounced roundly everything the city council and mayor had done during past year and expressed the opin- ion that the civic authorities hatl proved clearly that they possessed no brain power. "Don't said Mr'. Barclay, who thereafter spoke of the many 'wooden things the council bad done its administration of the af- fairs of the city. Barclay also iiad grievances against the press. He had no use for 'Mayor Hatch and pro- ceeded to criticise .that olh'cial in a humorous strain which amused crowd immensely. As a critic Mr. Barclay excelled himself. "'Donald McNabb Speaks Donald .McNabb was glad to note the interest manifested by the rate payers in the municipal elections, was strongly of the opinion that the ratepayers were getting all that was coming to them. It was no fault of the mayor and council that the pres- ent condition of affairs existed. Un- doubtedly there had been much im- provements made in the city but the ratepayers had been so'dense as to elect tlie council and there 'was no one to 'blame but those who have put the civic fathers in their present po- sition. Mr. McNabb discussed the municipal question from a common sense standpoint and criticized the business men of the city for their obvious laxity in watching the peuditnre of the publics' money. He hoped the ratepayers would become more alive than they had been in the past. He thought the street railway ought to bo extended further in the North Ward in the direction of the Royal Collcries. which would pull (he business to the CPU t re of the city. Mr. McNabb did not mvor nojnmg the council niotitnigs during the day as thig debarred the workingman from taking an active in the city's af- fairs. Mr. McNabb 'was not like his friend Mr. Hardey, who had griev- ances against (lie newspapers. Per- sonally Mr. MirXabb had always got a square deal from the newspapers and ho did not think any man who was so ihin skinned should be iu pub- lic life. "Take your said -Mr. 'McNabb, also referred to the segregated question. Change your en- vironment and then you will have a different ohikl. More should be done for the female and (ben you'll remedy the red light evil, Tlic wages paid lo girls and women are not sufficient to keep -body and soul together. Not even Tfinolhy Knton helps matters along. Undfir thn present conditions Mr. McNabb thought segregation was the best systf-m. Change the condi- tions and yon will have the solution. Mr. McNabb's remarks were warmly received. Tlie select ion of a candidate for lira school board ;vna left over until the next meelfng. STE INTERESTS IE MR ie TARIFF WANT COMMISSION OF EXPERTS TO MAKE SPECIAL INQUIRY INTO CASE Ottawa, Nov. steel inter estH, which recently renewed thcii demand for an increased tariff, have asked the government to name a spec ial commission to deal will) their request. They have decid. oil on this course because of the de lay due to failure'of parliament to pass a bill last session to create a permanent tariff commission. The> do not want to wait until a new bill is passed, providing for an appoint- ment of a permanent commission, anil claim this matter of steel duties is one which should be dealt with by a commission of experts. Their request is under consideration by the govern- ment. New York, Nov. 12.-r-Withiu an hour ifter court opened today In the. trial of the four men charged with the mur- er of Herman Kosentlml, Assistant District Attorney Moss had completed us address to the jury and the four vitnessee had offered their testimony, rue four defendants were in various noods. "Dago Ifraiik" Cirofici was grinning as Mr. 'Moss concluded a cathing arraignment. "Whitey" Lewis vas restless and ap- larently took the prosecution's words t their full meaning. "Lefty Louis" .ml "Gyp, the Blood'1 appeared stolidly ndiffereut to what was going on. Among the witnesses who testified vas Dr. Otto SchulUs, the coroners hysieian who performed the autopsy. Dr. Sclmltz produced the hapeless bits of be had aken from Rosenthals' brain and held hem up for the inspection of the oiirt where the defendants could see Mr. Lethbridge Citizen EIGHT Y-THREE lots were SOLD in Dominion Square Last Week IT you have notnlreadypurchased in this popular subdivision, come in and make a small deposit nud AVC will reserve your choice for you. Head what .Mr. says regarding the lot he bought only, a.lew ago. Messrs. Mitford Co., Lethbridge, Alberta, Dear In reply to your enquiry, I am pleased to say that I _, have been-offered an advance of 385.00 on the lot chased from you in Dominion Square a. abort time' ago. Needless to say I am well pleased with my investment. Yours very truly, (Signed) THOS. NBWLAND3 Mitford Company A Snap Three .roomed, cottage, connected with water and tewer, on lot 26 x 144 feet, on street car line, near street car Price terms. L. S. Ripley Company Office: Macdonald Block. PHONiE 1034 HIS BACK WAS BROKEN North Bay, Out., N'ov. .voting man named aged an em- nloyco oi' I ho Si rung Lumber Co., ul I-'-rank's Hay, wnile world ig in the bush yesterday, in ireos and was struck by a (rep, Ho' was itrnugiil a crops Lake Xipissing tn N'orth Hay hospital, 'where it was; I'oii i id thai bin bacJi was .brokvyfi. With his body paralysed frssi w.iisi down, he in putting up a stloni; I fight for life, and shows remarkable vitality IfiUtR IN TIME Ottawa. Nov. Liberal lead- ership of the Senate, consequent on the death of Sir Richard Cartwrlght, will be decided at a caucus soon af- ter the House opens. Mr. Dandnrand of Montreal is most prominently in line for the position, -but the fact that he is a French-speaking man, and that the party in the House is led by an- other of that race, suggests, in the opinion of some, the probability of an- other choice. Senator Power, of Hali fax: .Senator Watson, of Portage la Prairie: Senator Young, of K'lilarney Man.: Senator Kerr, Toronto, and Senator Bostock, of Kamloops, are mentioned. Notice to Medicine Hat Property Owners If you wish to sell your lots in our city, send in your listings before the winter Quiet acts in. Put a fair market value on them and 'Ave can sell. T. F. Dawson Co. MEDICINE HAT Phone 1412 P. 0. Box 531 K'algary Albtrtan.) On Saturday, at one-thirty, at the residence of llcv. John McDoufiall, Sixth avenue East, Miss Marjorie May Pawcctt, second oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Kawcett, of Seattle, formerly of Dnliith, Minn., wag married to Mr, Oflorge Ximmons. eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. William DONKEY CAUSES SUIT Philadelphia, Pa.. Xov. Joseph IlasKkari. former di- rector of docks of ibis city, lias brought stilt in the 1'VdoraI _District Court lu-re for 000 against Joseph Cool; ,t of England. HP alleges he was thrown from a donkey, and seriously injured on Pdn-nary I, al Beni- llasscn. Kgypt, while on a ''Cook tour." Nimmons. of Victoria, formerly ol this city. The Nimmons family have been id- entified with Calgary practically since its birth, and are well known to all old-timers here. The marriage is the culmination of a romance which begun five years ago, when Miss Fawcett came here on a visit, and was concluded when Miss Fawcett returned to witness.the Cal- gary Stampede this year. Miss Fawcett is extremely attract live, and was the subject, of much favorable comment during her stay here. The bridal couple were attended by Miss Grace Fawcett, sister of the bride, also of Seattle, and Mr. A. J. Clarke, of Chicago, Til. After the ceremony the party a-d- journed lo the King George Hotel, where an after-wedding luncheon was served. Mr. and Mrs. Nimmons de- parted for Victoria last night, on a visit to the groom's parents, to be fol- lowed later by a trip to Seattle, the home of the bride. PROGRESSIVE SCHOOL BOYS Spokane, Wash., Nov. boys may have a path of roses in get- ting their education, hut Preston and Andley Hanson, members of the Walla Walla (Wash.) high school football team, are treading tho milky way get- ting throiiRh school. The buys' home Is on n ranch somo distance from Walla Walla, and lack of funds serious- ly handicapped them in their ambition to got it n education. They solved their problem by taking with thorn to Walla Walla two cows from' their father's 'arm. Eeach morning and evening they milk the cows and deliver the milk to regular customers, securing nonoy in this way to pay their expen- ses. Business la so good they are considering b'ringing in some more cows. OLSON DAVI.ES Mr. Olson was lately trading tinder the name of Harris Olson. Heal Estate and Insurance Bokers Room Four, Begin Block P. O. Box 646 PHONE 1647 Lethbritlrjo J. Harris REAL 'ESTATE ami INSURANCE Steamship Agents P. 11. Labor Agents and Gcnei-at Employ- ment Agency i Room 3 Begin Blk., LETHBKIDGE 1 beg to inform the public that I have dissolved. partnership with Mr. A. Olson, and will iir future carry on a reuj eetate, in- surance, and general employ- ment agency J. Har- ri.i Co. (Signed) .T. HARRIS. UNPRECEDENTED OFFER 16 Lots in North centrally located No cash Bankable ed. i J. R. REVILL Room 4, Kirkham Block. Phones 1018. Look These Over Two good building Avenue South. pair lots 9lli near 7th Avo. South. t pair HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN offerod for informs- linn lending to the conviction of parlies destroying our signs. The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock Bldg-. St. ;