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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta November 20, 1912 THE LimfBRIDGU DAILY HERALD Paws-' Estate in the country that produces the best wheat in the world A Nice Home Five roomed modern cottaac. Itirfl new, on foot lot. SSJfiU.uy cash, balance liko rout. Two corner lots on wilier, sewor nit dllfiht. close to now school, price for imlr; one-third cash, balance H'anU. 0 months. North Letlibridge Realty Co. PHONE 536 NORTH LETHBRIDGE To Exchange for Farm Land A beautiful ten aero irrigated tract, iu tlie Spofcnne Valley near Post Falls, Idaho. Five acre bearing orchard; good seven room house, good barn and out-lniildinss complete. One mile to Klghth Grade School. Good ideal home place. Do you want it? 0. T. LATHROP Rival Commanders in the Balkan Armies Stafford Blcck Farms Loam J Fire Insurance Money to Loan CHEAP HOMES 5 room, 2 storey house, on 1 1-" lots, near Gulbraith 575.00 wish, monthly. Five roomed, fully modern cottage, on one lot, half block from car line, cash, balance in five years. The C. B. Bowman Agency ACADIA BLOCK. PHONE OLSON DA VIES Mr. Olson was lately trading under the name of Harris Olson. Real Estate and Insurance Brokers Room Four, Begin Block P. 0, Box 646 PHONE 1647 Lethbrtdgo For Sale Two choice lots on lane facing cast on 18th '.Si..-South, in Block L. I'rico each; terms cash, balance 6 and 113 months, at 8-per rout. Loans, Insurance and Real Estate la Loan ana i. Office 416-501 St. 8. Phone 1214 GENERH.SWOF'F CHIEF OF THE: AP.TTY. Two lots jusi oil' car line, close lo school and on wafer and at 6'iTf) per Lash, balance 4. 8 anil 12 months. R. V. Balmoral Block s Lethbridge Lively Tilts Order of the Night Hardie -Criticises Finances illl! are dcelts of their readv fur action. lasr ovening and I'r niss-ions it was trans- rurcpayprs have the-ir 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 Office opening evenings. Write, phone or calf. International Home Purchasing Contract Company, Limited OFFICE: Suite 1'Dominion Block Phone 1507 eyes open lo li iheni at liic; appr elections. 1.. liaixlie. Jos. Uiilespic. mayoralty candidates; L. James Ash- croft, I.. Koel, and Dr. aldennanii' candid a Lets; ;M. K. Kmike aiHi .Dr. Th'imbon, school hoard candidates, others were On hand, Joseph Gillcspie Speaks M. v. as decided in hear (he various; taxes must go up. somewhat. Leth- bridge ten years from now will be a flourishing city whether he was here or not. Mis opinion was that if the ia.YiS were curtailed Ihe progress of the city would lie Kepi hack. Mr. Aehcroft thought the' council had dene the best they could in the sale r.1' the bonds. He knew of a city fhat was paying titty mills on the dollar, so that Lethbridge is not in such a bad position. Mr. Ashcroft belie v-ed easily solved. Indeed, there was not jn spending the money to prevent the a banker in Leililmdge who could going on tli0 bum. He was will- set along without the aid of the In- to do what he coukl for the inter- terest table. Me said if we on at. the rate we arc able study and those who talk fuumco that thcso matters fire not so anywhere. Accenting to Mr. arguments the present high tax rate due to ihe lack of ability on tho part of (he council in its operations of the city, Ad- ams" also bis calls on his admin- istration during tlie occupancy of the mayor's chair. The industrial policy was also dealt with by .Mr. Ha n of leap powcr ought to be COM red. Mo paid if elected he would call .Jchn Taylor's blufi' id him to erect ests of ths city if elected. ,A rate- payer wanted to know ii: Sir. Ashcroft owned any property in the red district. he denied. Sometiodj olsp wanted to know who sold the IRQ iation hospital. Hack came the reply "1 belk-ve it was Mayor Hatch." Aid. Williamson explained the trans action by saying the city council de cideii to sell (he Isolation hospital fo The council did not anything about the purposes fo which the place was to be used. Dr Levering asked .Mr. Ashcroft if In thought the building was really wortl Greatest Bargain in Alberta 640 ACRES FOR with two and three wires, three separate pastures1' for horses, cuttle, and. 160 liiii'ub umier .iu auiua uikcit'by creek-and low land along creok; 40 acres oE poplar and hind, balance can be brought under cultivation Frame house, 2 storey, has eleven also ished, inside and out, has hot water system, cistern, ft. by 10 feet. Frnnie barn, 30 (t; rt., loft holds 50 tons bay; chicken house 'J5 ft by 30 ft. two storey. Two, good wells M'lth iron-pumps. cash, February l.'MS; and balance ,oa terms to suit, interest at :7 per cent. Six foot coal seam in creek-bank on property; extent of coal area has hot been "tested! t Half a mile from good school! and six miles from town of Tofield. i i Ideal location., for fancy stock farm. TOFIELD, J. H. McCauley his big flour mill. H was important "Uoift blame -Mayor Hatch.' ID note thai those men in Uia i-ityi doctor. Jim said he dicln' who wore worth anywhere, frcm bhune the mayor, but he thought tin. ODD were doing very little to advance wlloic Was to blame. Lethbridjtf; industrially. Why should not thost.1 mrn do g deiiniti; in the way of help ing the city? In ans'wcr to Mr. Tuck- wen. Mi-, llardio .said the segregated lor U's and on .Mr. (JHJuspie epm-l iiuest ard MX; crowd applauded and I cliiet' Mr. Asqutth itb went into the mallei of police tlie policy com .iim Barclay yelled "For's He's a-loll Good bin hit; voice wa smothered in tin- illn. .Mr. Cliiledpi stated that he had not eniertul th campaign with any spirit ol' revenge. He had not yet Tonmilatud his pro- and this lie would announce Inter. .Mr. Ritchie wanted lo know if the labor men would have (lie right Ki use tin; strec-ts for public mcet- Mr Ilillesuie said ho would agreft to this provided there was no Interference with Mr. Tuck- well asked Mr. Oilk-spic If be ihoiigbt ho would be aide to handle tho flmin- tea of the city, as it was reported tho next mayor should be well ped in this respect. Mr. Glllesple said I he thought hu was (junlllicd. j W. D. L. Hardie Mr. ll'ardie said he was discuss ing j (lie situation purely from the, view-' point of civic management, and not i from any other standpoint. Ho favor- cd (lie straight commission form of government and said that lluvo com- miHSionor.s would be elected by people and be .subject' td the recall. Mr. Hardie went to tho root of the mat I or, inking care to say thiu if I hern hud been a police com mission lif- bclirved Joe would have been chief of police today. hear.) ronunoiitliiK on tho'civic ex- ponditmv Mr. Hardk' crtifcim) the' nielbnil adopted by Hie present conn- in staMishinv, llic MX rule. The liimiiciJiK uf ft ftily requires consider- mission. Ur. Thompson wanted tn know wbai would be done about the due to the P. U. on accouni of tho overhead bridge. Mr. Hanlie said ihis sum would have to be paid out the proceeds of the recent bond sale. of (be straight commission form o govern men t and said he thought ratepayers should have more to dt i in the operation of the city's affairs I He thought tho details of the com- mission .government should -be- put in pamphlet, form and submitted to the j ratepayers for their consideration j'Thti police rommission WHS one thing which should be put into effect Aid. Ashcroft "If my piist r stay with If von want to In H.-ord is good, then .lim's firm. shot. lild a city then your h.siblt; as this was a mallei which should be removed from alder- manic control. A ralopayer wanted to know if the Chinook ('tub was a pro. per place for the members of the city council to meet, and discuss business. and VnttilM fjoflls (Om) (Over) YO.II Can Always Gel Your Money Promptly OF CANADA ll 's deposited in llic Union Jtank of Cauadii. When thai unforeseen need arises, or an opportunity comes lo make nn exceptionally profitable cash deal, it is worth much lo be able to get your cash williout delay. Meanwhile it is absolutely safe and is taming .Interest all the time. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manager GRASSY I.AKE'BRANCH A. B. KING, Act'g, Manager LONDON; JENG., BRANCH, r F.W.ASHF, tii Tbrcaanec4lc. C..liAKT.SMl'fB( Mr. Ascinith said he had no ledge of any such meetings. Mr. Keel .Mr. Keel noted the spirit in evidence, in North Lethbridg and said that -Mr. Hardie had give them a bitter pill to s'wallow in th commission form oi government, H stood for a greater Lethbridge an efficiency in the management of th city's finances. Mistakes had bee made 'but it was through makjn these mistakes that one learned. 3 Keel favored handling the tndiiEtrla development of the city through th city council and not through th Board of Trade, who had srpianderc money without results, (Hear, hear; Mr. Hardie's gloomy picture worrie him. The record of the city in th matter of civic, improvements durin, the past year was surely worthy a notice. Nowhere had be seen a cit; so well ahead in the matter of it municipal development" as Lethbridge Dave Elton Speaks Dave Elton defended the Board o Trade and instanced tlie work it ha done in the work of the Dr.v-Farmin; Congress. (Hear, hear.) "Are yon i British subject, Mr. queried a ratepayer. "Yes sir; ever, since th' year 1900." (Applause.) Dr. Lovering Dr. Lovering thought that, it wus necessary to have a professional man on the council. Barclay: "We need doctoring.' I Loud laughter.) The doctor in speaking of the con) mission form of government Raid i was necessary from past experience to appoint a police commission. Th< industrial policy came before tin Dr.'s notice. So far nothing hud beei done, by the Lethltridge Board o Trade in bringing industries here What should be done to secure a, first class man and pay him a goor salary to work in securing industries 'or the city. The Dr. in referring to he street railway was of the opinion hat this should be extended to "the loyal Collieries district. He was also n favor of taking over, the Gait lios- )UaI and managing same by an in- leper, commission. AVitii regard o the school board the Dr. thought hat that body had been a little ex- travagant. The Dr. thought that care should be taken to see that a clean and efficient council was elected. W. J. McCamblay Mr. McCamblay was in favor of the straight com mission form of govern- ment and believed that the ratepay- ers should have the say. He express- ed the that employees should receive fair treatment. In his opin- ion there had been great expense, notably in the matter of the assess- ments. Dr. Thompson Nominated Dr. Thompson in addressing the meeting said if it was the wish or tho ratepayers that he should stand lor election as trustee to the school board then ho would be glad to do so. The Dr. stated that, a great deal must be said in favor of the work done by the school board in the erection of new schools. If elected be would do all he could to advance the Interests of I the North Ward in mat- Herbert .Mockford. the only other candidate, said he would do all in hia power to further the welfare of North Lsihbridge. Mr. Mockford in refer- ring to the establishment of the man- ual (mining school on the south side expressed the opinion that North Lethbridge should have the same privilege. thought the school board expenditures should be watch- ed a little more closely. Mr. Ritchie wauled to knffw it MT. Alockfortf ap- proved of the present extension work of the school board. The candidate was not sure that the school hoard would have much to do with this next year and could not give nn offhand answer oil Iho point without studying the question. Another ratepayer wanted to know if Mr. -Mocltford was favor of compulsory vacol nation, to which the candidate replied in the iifilrmative. On a vote being taken Dr. Thompson was nlectwl the school board representative for North Lethbridge. STOKERS HAD ENOUGH OF IT Montreal, Nov, Dominion governmcnt's now steamer Kstcvan, Iniilt at Collingwood, Out., for service the Pncillc, arrived here on her long voyage vlu Horn, and with tho tlTHt delay of her long triy live ol hoi1 stokers dcserloil her. HUGE SHIPPING Ncv York, Nov. Is asserted .with great circumstdiitialilv m finan- cial circles hero that prelwiiruiiy ne- 'gotiations have 'been completed to form the greatest shipping combine in the world. The companies interested aid, capital and 31 steam- ers; Peninsular and Oriental, capital; and Ii4 ships, British In- dia Steam Navigation Co, capital and 129 steamers; Royal Mall Steam Packet Co., capital and 1-0. steamers, Tiirness, Co., capital and 63 steam- ers. Sir Owen Phillips is carrying out the deal. CANADA FILES A PROTEST Washington, Nov 19 its Attorney-General, C. D. Doherty, the Canadian government todaj filed ob- jections before the International Joint Commission to the proposed Construc- tion of an International dam at Ket- tlefalls, the outlet of Rainy Lake on the Minnesota-Manitoba boundary. The Canadian government protested that the dnm would affect tho levels of tlie Lake of the Woods, which now is a matter of arbitration betueeii the two governments. Phone 1412 P. 0. Box 531 J. Harris Co. REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE Steamship Agents C. P. R. Labor Agents and Gen- eral Employment Agency ROOM 3, BEGIN BLOCK LETHBRIDGE Below The Market 4 lots in Block 129, SilDO each: terms lots in Block L, at lil'O each; terms. A. V. GIBBONS PHONE 1425 Room "D" Balmoral Block Look These Over Two good building Avenue South. pair Two lots flth Street, near 7th Ave. South, paii: HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN Rewnnl offered for informa- lion leading to lite conviction of parties destroying our signs. The Downey Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock 7th St. ;