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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 19, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tiicwliiy, November 1912 THE LETUBR1DGE DAILY HERALD LETHBRIDGE CANDIDATE LEADS With Votes Mrs.Stibbs Holds Honored Position IS THE CONTEST BOOMING? RATHER! VOTES FOR ALL THE CANDIDATES, AVERAGE OF EACH number in the naper. Divided between thirty candidates that's apiece. Am YOU above or below tlio average Anyway, fifteen candidates have over And seven have iMsseiMhe it is just as important to have a good reserve up your sleeve or in pros- perl as to stand well in the paper. That all the votes do not appear in the paper in an open secret. How largo ia your reserve? You know that; but, how large a reserve has yonr opponent? Don't Icsii any sleep about how many votes any other candidate may have. That won't win yon anything. Get al! the votes you can for yourself; no one can do mort.'. Mrs. N. 0. Stibbs gained the lead in the contest with an increase of That's another board toward the house, a wheel toward the auto, some of the expense money for the trip around the world, or a "bunch" to- ward the 51200 solid cash, it is a conceded fact that all the candidates are alining toward the first this computation is made on that hasis. .ijiss Agnes Pelletier increased her score' from to and secured second place among all the candidates, Miss Pelletier has never expressed a preference .for any particular prize, .but that is not necessary. In the last Herald contest her brother George made a very strong hid for the) auto, even If he did start late. Miss Agnes was an early candidate this time, and it ta safe to say that the "Honk-Honk, chug-chug" of the Herald auto would not he objectionable in Pincher Creels. When counting up tlio hustlers do not forget Mr. (or Master) Gerald Dulmage. lie has over today. Gerald started In about the tag end of the tirst period schedule, but has been making the "fur even since. Watch out for Bow Island. Mr. J. A. Bidault keeps right on the heels of the high ones. He's a splendid pacer. Ho rather favors the auto, we.understand, but if he sets it lie wants a bell-like horn, none of these looters that make a noise like scraping a rusty spade across a battered piece of sheet for him. Do it now. A two or three-year subscription for the Daily Herald will help your favorite candidate immensely. Mrs. Houll almost reached the mark today. Mrs. Hoult de- liberated about entering the contest for a week after it was announced, and when' handing in her nomination said she could easily see where she could not commission made it sure. But commission has long since been forgotten, and she is making a bid for a prize high in the house or J1200. for instance. Mrs. Ira C. Fletcher is another of the new candidates of the first priv.e options, the house looks best of ail to Mrs. Fletcher. It's all the same to the Herald. The candidate with the high vote takes the the Herald does "the rest, with pleasure. "Mr.----------, tli'l you say two years? Here's your .receipt, Thank you." Apologies to Mr. John K. Revil. The omission of a line made the story say "Hurrah" because he lost the leadership. Nothing to it. riieant to did write it that way in the The contest is booming." Mr. M. Marshall, of Taber, "puts" one over many of the candidates who had commenced to wonder why he did' not increase his score. Nihety thousand at one "swoop" is some going.______________ 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. STIBBS, MRS, N. C., 211-5th Avenue South, city................ BAREOR, MISS VIVIAN, CarmBogay, Alberta BOISVERT, MISS YVENNE, 416-12th St, A. N., city............. BKENNAN, 'w., 945.9th St. BARNETT, MISS GRAYCE, 210-10th St. South, city .K. BIDAULT, J. A., 312-IOth St. South, city....................... CUNNINGHAM, TED, 214-1st Ave. South, city 34'ZCO DULMAGE, GERALD, A., Bow Island, Alberta. ENGLISH, J. T, 501.19th St. North, city 80.060 FLETCHER, MRS. IRA. Alberta........................ HUTTON, MISS EVA, 8M-6th Ave., South, city HOULT, MRS. VV., 406-19thSt.; North, City 195.500 HULIT, MISS ARLIN, Warner, Alberta............................. 9.500 HAIG; RUSSKLL, Alberta......................... LEOJNGHAM, C. L., 508-bth Ave. South, city MARSHALL, W. M., Taber, Alberta.............................. MEIKLE, GEORGE C., New Michel, B. MURPHY, JAMES, Jr., Burmls, Albtrta.......................... McKEE, CARL, ELKO, B. C................................... NEGREY, STEPHEN, 225-13th St. North, city 173.000 OLOON, MISS PEARL, 312-14th St. South, city PATTERSON, MISS JEAN B., Blairmore, Alberta................ PELLETIER, MISS AGNES, Pincher Creek, Alberta.' ...'...i PATTERSON, MISS JEAN, Starland Theatre.................. REDSHAW, MISS MARGARET, 267-ISth St., North, city REVILL, JOHN' R., 617-14th St. South, city SCOTT, MISS LOUISE, Macleod, SELLENS, MISS DOROTHY, 908-7th Avenue South, city VOGAN, MISS THELMA, 619-13th St. South, city WRIGHT, ALBERT, 15th St., city 6 More Days After Today of the Second Period Voting Schedule The List of Prizes house, to be erected by The Herald; or automobllr vfl, any make; or a trip around the world, al! expenses paid, or cash. Eight hundred dollar Angelut Player Piano. Four hundred dollar McMillan Upright Piano. Two hundred and fifty dollar order on any LethbrEdge merchant ad vert ing In the Herald, or cash. One hundred and fifty dollar parlor suite or dining room suite, to M purchased from an advertiser, or cash. One hundred dollar Victrola and worth of records, or cash. Sixty dollars in cash. Forty-five dollars in cash. Thirty dollars in each. Twenty-five cash, ADDITIONAL of fourth prize .candidate may course in Garbutt Business College and cash; instead of fifth" prize same courc and cash1 or-the above course in-'lieu of sixth print; Ten per cent commission who do not win a regular HOW THE'PRIZES-WILL BE AWARDED The above prizes will be awarded to the ten candidates, regardless of residence, having the highest vote, the leader having choice of first prlit one standing choice of the nine remaining headed by the player piano and so on, until all the prizes are taken up. Pianos have been .purchased Urorti Robert Ibey, 41042th St. A-i south, local representative of Qourlay, Winter Toronto. Secoiiil Voting1Schedule Ends November 25th Further nominations will be accepted. Contest Closes December llth Meeting at Fleetwood School in Which Everyone Got a t Good Hearing South Lethbridgo ratepayers have had their say, and so have those North Lethbridge. To kfeop thi equitable Messrs. Tuckwell and Lover- jug, at the ratepayers' meeting in the Fleetwood school last night, moved that the mayor be asked to call a public meeting at an early date so -that the ratepayers of central Lcth- liridge might have their say. The motion -wag carried unanimously, and the meeting will he held in the Ma- jestic Theatre. The meeting last night was adver- tised to be a warm session, but the fireworks did not materialize, ami al- though'there was a lot. of speaking there was little outside the usual .campaign utterances- heard. Two irayoraliy candidates, D. L. Hardle EASY ECONOMY. For any meat to-day Se- lect, meaty Atlantic fish without bones As wholc- somennd as tasty as though it left the sea hut yesterday. Even that relishing sea- salty tnng is intact. Sim- ple recipes in eacii sanitary package. "HALIFAX" and "ACADIA" CODFISH. and JOB. Glilespte, were present and stated their cases. Both were fair, and both received a good hearing. No classroom would till the bill at last night's meeting, so the crowd scurried to the big auditorium where everyone could be comfortable and the speaker's could have the use of a real stage to test their nerve. The auditorium was over half filled, evi- dence of the increasing hold the election campaign has gained on the ratepayers of L-ethbridge. Probably this is because they haven't been through three election campaigns, as 'was the case last, year, but if this campaign 'keeps warming up as it has during the last week it will earn the reputation of. the "hottest ever." Jaa. Dawson was voted to the chair and first of all put the ban on amok' iug. Then th-cy got down to .business, There was some discussion as to whether or not a Duff Addition Rate- payers' Association should he formed or not. Tho committee appointed at last meeting, Mr. Dhickhurne chair- man, was heard, recommending that association he formed, and that the ollicials of that now organization scan the aldennanic field and select a. slate for recommendation to tlio ratepayers cf the Duff Addition. This report was adopted. Tho election of officers resulted a follows: x Vice Molt. Tiiclcwoll. Executive M.K. Kaako. S. Martin, Ilev. W. V. Me- Milieu, .las. Dawson and Cook. AVith the new president In the chair mayoralty aspinlnts were called to tho platform, and W. D. L.' JIardie was the llrst. He said he would not criticize per- sons but tho system. He said they nil know where he stood on one filia- form tjf govern- ment. That, hy siiid, was the main plank of his platform In this cam- puigii. I la a rcsimiti of what had been clone so far 'in this line.. criticizing the last two mayors and! councils for not pushing the new charter through. A 3 il. Is now tin1 r is preparm! In a wuy but it would take a Philadelphia lawyer to untangle! il. lie is in favor of commission form i of govvM-niiKMit. biTauao In the Ilr.st place it, is not ripht that our. mil rxjHsiiROH umiunlly should bo spent hy unpiiid men, niul second In1- cause of tho IlOl) American cities who have tried this plan and 'would not change 'hack under any condition. Ite criticized the present couuci because of Ihe fact that none of the council recognize the cost comparison system in use in all corporations. I Calgary can produce electricity 01 pump water cheaper thaii IJetubrldge how much cheaper and Mr. llardie then went into a short explanation of the- workings of .com- mission government, and his explana- tion was so cluar and concise that many opponents of the system were won over because it was shown to ba the best protection for the people. The referendum, recall and initiative were all explained iu their relation to the ratepayers. Ho also criticized tlie financial sys- tem of tlie city, claiming that the sys- tem was losing them a great deal, which might be s'.ived to ths city. Tn answer to u question regarding the fair'wage, Mr. llardie stated .Urn! he was in favor of paring .city labor- ers if they wore ratepayers the high- est possibl-s provided the man gave him value for tlie money. He also believed tint, commission- ers coukl found without going out- side the city. A had to go to Toronto for a chief of police." (Laughter.) North Lcthbridcje Candidate Speaks Donald McXnbb, the next speaker, said lie was yhul to see the Duff ditlon for only by organiz- ing will they gain their ends. "The taxes this year are :i little higher, but it is just that which is 'required to force ho said, "to look for can- didates ivith their brains in the right place. I am not criticizing this year's council when I thiit. for I believe they given the best 01' ihoir ability for the city :i.s a whole." Tin; speaker ulsn tlie con- tracting system Tor getting public works done, and asked the ratepayers to elect, men who would see that tlnY 'was clon-n under city supervision by local laborers. Then tho men wlu earn ihe IMUIK-J i-eiimiu iii tin city and not, leave it. in the fall. "So far as the wage question is con- cerned, I think the thing that ought to this question is the union of wages for the class of labor the city employs." He thought U presumption on the part of liny ean-jlidaio to say anything abom the commission form of govern- muni. That is up to tlie ratepayers. ono candidate, arising them to selec slute and stay with it. 1 Ic advocated the best wage for laborers, naming per da; as the minimum, talcing the high cos; of living into account. He took a fall out of (ho official labor paper of the city for carrying bis eastern departmental store adver tisement, advising them to cut it out if they wanted people to buy at home as well as using home labor. Joseph Gillespie Speaks The ex-thief of police had a large following (he meeting, judging from the ovaiion he received. It was more like a political meeting than a mere municipal campaign. Jn the start lie said that he was not actuated by personal motives of re- Doctors Did Her No Good- Testifies How She Was Helped by Lydia E. Pink- ham's Compound. fall I had fe- male weakness very bad, and was ner- vous and run dov.'n. J was dizzy and had numb feelings and my eyes ached. I took doctor's medi- cines but they did me no good, so 1 de- cided to try Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegeta- ble Compound. I did BO, and now f feel stronger and better. I have told other The Doctor Speaks Dr. Ixivertng, .seeing tlie large mini of Duff Addition rate payers present, ihoughi, il would be u good time to announce his Candida! ure, and did s-o. Ills speech wais along tlio same lines as tliat of last week. diil not Ihlnk It ill) to Uutf lo support, only what Mrs. Pinkhnm's medicines have done for me anil give you pormiH- eion to publish for the Rootl of Hur.HA ERICKSON. 50fi i Maysvillo Avenue, Ohio. Proof. Burlington, years I suf- (Vred a great deal from female troubles. j I bad awful pains and felt sick nearly rill the time. I saw I.ydin E. Pink ham's I Vegetable Compound advertised and j henrd thtit it hail helped other suffering I women BO J felt sure it would do me i good. Sure enough it did. The lir.st I bottle helped me and now I am 11 strong i and Vr'ell woman. 1 would not bo with- out it in the ANNA Hic- illNS, Iowa. Then; need bi- no doubt about the ibility of this grand old remedy, made 1 Yom tho roots and herbs ot' our fields, to woman's diseases. WH POSBCBE xilumcs of proof of fact, enough o convince tho most skeptical, Jon't you try il? vcnge in coming out as-mayor. He bad accepted the invitation contained in UK> numerous requests from all classes of citizens to offer himself as- a candidate as mayor. He said lie was in favor of a change in the system of government. He would, also, if elected, publish the financial standing of the city In the press, as it is impossible now to ob- tain that information. connection with the press, he said he hoped they would conduct the present campaign as an education to the ratepayers that they might hfear both sides of all questions at Issue. Me hoped to have another opportun- ity later to lay bis whole platform be. Fore them. Straight to the Point Lionel Asqulth in two commission govern- ment and ;t police commission. He favors commission government he- cause the ratepayers new laws, refer back bnd ones, and lecall any candidate who is not living up to his promises to tho people. He wanted to be elected only to push the new charter to a successful issue. Then he is ready to step out. As for a police commission, he be- lieved it was only right that the police should be under the absolute control of a commission of men distinct from the council. Had this been the case this year some unpleasant affairs might have Ire en avoided. John Brodie wanted to know what Mr. Asfiniih would be prepared to do along the line of an industrial policy Tor next year. Incidentally Mr. Hro- tllc took a-nip at the Board of Trade Maiming that they had done nothing the past year, tn answer Mr. Asijuith said ho was !u favor of a! ;ano industrial policy, actively prose-j ciitfd by (lu. city council, i-esoh-inir .hemsolves into an industrial corn- nil tee. to go out. induce ind us tries o Incato hero, not. bonus thorn, but lid them to whatever extent may be denned noccspfrry up to a certain poiih. Mo also favored the extension of tho r.lly limits to include the indus- trial piles. Aid. Ashcroft said If his past recon was jiood enough to induce them to their voios his way he would be glad; if not lie would lose no steep over II. Me critieixed the council's art'ou in paving lirtl avenue south to Kith slrort south. Hut on the whole ho though! tlie council hail done fair- ly well during the year. Refuses to Make Promises Arthur llnyr said ho spoke on Fri- day uiglit and thought he had nothing lo lie sahl, however, thut he' would noi make any rash promHns, AJ rmiple of Ihe previous took umbrage at this remark, thinking i( a roUec.tUm on iht-m. Mr. you or arc you T 10 RATE Photographer All Work Guaranteed Ave. 8. Beside Baptist church DEALERS GO BEFORE RAILWAY COMMITTEE AND ENTER A PROTEST not In favor of straight commission .Mr. reiuse to answer.'' The speaker said he was asking for their votes on hla past record. He left it for them to judge. Louis Keel reiterated his stand tak- en before the Duff Addition ratepay- ers on Friday night. Commission form of government is not up to Him, he said; that is for the ratepayers to answer, ami the council to act up- on tho peoples' wishes. Rut drat, last and all the time he wants a business- like government, and on that plunk lie makes his bid for tlie votes of tho ratepayers. Fie is dubious a ltd lit, commission form of government, and wants to be shown. "Com mi Hat oners may be heaven-bcTii he claimed, "but. they may make mistakes. If they do make mistakes, will they refund the money it. costs the Saskatoon, Nov. Hallway Commission sitting was niaik- cd hy tlio presentation of a stropg case on behalf of the Saskatoon coal and citizens generally by the commissioner of the board of trade in respect to the high freight iates j on coal prevailing in Western Can- ada. The request was made that ai Mr. G. Shaw, vice-president of the C.N.K. had promised a reduction in .such rotns from Edmonton to Saska-f loon ;l years ago and had a reduction of only ten cents per .ton, lie should fulfill his promise and bring into effect the reduction so .long looked for. The main feature of the case as pre seated was .that it was shown he- yond ;my doubt that if the .rate from Edmonton to Saskatoon were placed nn the same basis as the rate from Arthur to Saskatoon, the differ- ence in favor of the coal merchants and to the benefit of npncrallv would he no less than pcr'car load. An application to run the street cars across the "N'atudian Northern lines OR Brandon street is before the A decision will prob- ably he reached by the board tomor- row. DON'T FORGET CHRISTMAS ,LET APPLES BE THE GIFT TO YOUR FRIENDS ACROSS THE SEA Luscious, rosy, juicy, Canadian Apples! Can you imagine any gift to the dear ones iu the old hind that would be more acceptable. n so of exceptional v iy you tills mngiiincent offer. We will deliver VllKK OF (MfAltGB to any in tho Uritisli u case of Guaranteed Sele.ct HfJ ('anadijiii Applort for the small sum of................. use slmtdard tuirfos; each Apple is separately packed, and every pnu'atuioii lakun to ousuro safe and rapid delivery. Over 5000 cases shipped hist. year. Mail Ht it ling when- ynn refill) ri> Ihe case scut DO TIIM IllWl'.tJIvo full poainl tllnifttioiis, along with yonr own Ciird for enclosure in case. MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT CAN'A AN" COMPAXV iso ST, JAMES IMciisit montlon this paper. ;