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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 20, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Tliiipsilay, November THE LKTIIBBIDGE DAILY HERALD Page 5 CLAIMS OF THE CITIZENS' TICKET PRESENTED TO A GREAT CROWD (Continued Front 1'age) cessacy. He suid tbe committee was abso- knowledge is the only quaM-cation i.e- !utely unanimous on the ticket leoled, with the exception of vole. "You can tbaulc us at lensl." said lu-s, "for tlie opporlunity ol ii; fur Arthur Hcdl with that gentleman's acijiia'ntanie, j triage and run. for commissioner of! lie wanted lo go straight to Chicago. 'public aud cot only ihoy. but I but Alderman Williamson demurred, rrmny of hla personal friends. Ho had and said that tho council not bad a grea'. deal ot eiperieace as an sUad tor a sale, less than 88. The engineer. He had no animosity to- alderman prevailed, and rhey wont oa "but no doubt the reverecd had I.eard the call-to t StOOO sal- ary." -x THE DOC, TOO Hr. I tivcriuu is going to sacrifice a practise which he sajs is "between J5900 and Is that all te knows about bis said the ,nc said Mr. Ives, "jour i speaker. That is a pretty wide scope, i finances will be in Ihe hands ol three Would his man age..-eat ol civic fin- men aud the majority will The lances be as broad as that. How mayor will not have tV.e entire say. would he get up his estimates and There is great solicitude on the" part fiv the tax rate, "Oh, 30 to CO 'otiiis fur Arthur Grace, who left ol these for the city's wel- i mills An examination ot his record Icdiome Hat, with a liirly positive jarc acj cn (LC part ol some ol these ia tlie council rwaleu that the Lord guarantee ol election as mayor, to xroflemen It U the first time thit [didn't intend Dr. Levering for a big ._ keeo expressed. and mind said the no solicitude (speaker, is one ol the fisest men rui: as loniinissioiier of public works any in and the salary as lke past mayor of Medicine Hal next year will sholvn Aether the city got of or on I in tbe city. He is not qualified for bf to the salary be paid or whether It died. Mr. Hardie injflrst commissioner, however, and ot an ration ......-----1 or wnciner uieu. :ur. naruie mimat nowcvcr, ant art. Tlity could thank the committee advocating, commission (orm of gov- Is no disparagement. He is nc ot the opportunity of gelt'iii; a man prnmeut a year ago had announced (eighteen million dollar corpoi years experience at an eii- tbaf he would be a candidate if the nnn. lo giuser and .of haiicg a man of such ptopie endorsed the principle. known ability for less salary thrn has been paid for chief of the city. Mr. Grace was respon- sible for the public, works which has "SHOIITV" suddenly wakened up with the firm convictira that he OXK KOI! Mr. Adams has ni3ue Denver the cnvv o! many Can- should occupy the mayors chair, vth- R- Co- hal! as raucl1 eiwisc the city might subV. "I think bus-v atd United States cities. "Mr. said the speaker, "Is the only candidate running In this election who would ttlll have been willing to be it commissioner there been no attached to the 'ContinuiDS. 31r. Ivea dealt with flic mayoralty and sakl lhat an ef- fort is being made to'make the peo- ple believe that a strong financial MR. WILSON'S RKCORD Reverting to Mr. Wilson, the speak- er said he had lived in the city eleven years, and as comptroller of the A. e lime ..............m asVed it fhc auiieccc if they ever heard of the garaije business isn't always pro- mlsoa "Pressing any ansiety fitable." With Ihe many pirci-s ol Ihc before. DM he ever land owned by Mr. Adatr.s with tl-e, t2ie Palt in ani' niovemenl of a high taxes to pay il would probably Public uature in yeais 1 bo the easiest way to pay them to.Tncte's a llltle a year for doing something tn benefit ev- wards any of opponeats, and If deteaied b'e will- help auy fortunate enoujb to bold tha Wheu by came west, he slopped at Omaha a year, under tbe chief ol the Vnlon Pac- ific Hallway. He then wect to Den- ver, and took a [oiltlon wllh a firm ot hydraulic engines. a year, he lo the Denver Un- ion. Water Co., which spent 000 in seven years. He TVU next ai- ilitanl cily engineer for four and csme lo Letlibrldxe in ]SS8, and for levea years was with the A. R. i I. Co. as chief iCElnec-r. acd bad much to do with establishing system ot Irrlsallon In. So'jlhtrn Albeita. He then vent to Greely. Colo, and In- stalled a gravity -saier system. In he became chief engineer of He to Toronto. Mr. Wilson asied if 11 was not true that McVey had offered Wni H for tbe bonds, to which Sir. Hardie.! replied "He never did anything of the kind. McVey lildn't know the b fen option." "If the council had an offer of 81 Iho .Mayor, did they not cluch It." Mr. Hsrdle said there was an under current of antag- onism lo him all year, and why he did not The strongest men In the city to.whom large notes were due came besting to him for money to Utic IhcK over the quUt season, anil he hid to do the best he could with- out assistance from anybody. Mr. Wilson had made reference to his Southern Alberta Land Co. retiring bacl" bolle' bul December 31, IMS. and started a prt- Wilson-and hli vate practice In Medicine Hat. Some had charged lhal he had made a fail- ure of the S. A. system. It vrat far from being a failure. It lad coit five millions today, and would take anoth- er million to complete, anid the com- bact hone, but he would reply "that backbone could be removed by the dozen, and the city The following Citizen Ticket meetings have been arranged UNION HALL, NORTH WARD TUESDAY, NOV. 25 SCHOOL FRIDAY, NOV. GALIWAITH SCHOOL, NORTH WARD TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2. CENTRALSCHOOL SATURDAY, DECEMBER 6 COMMITTEE ROOMS Hull Block, South, and 309-13th St. N. Lethbridge would have a better fcacfaboae when tliey are gone." Continuing, the Mayor contrasted MB sale of 5 per cents, at 82. with PapstJ- and tiie l Mr. Wllaon'B offer cabled from Lon- few MAPLE CHEEK ACCIDENT have the city paving a t. the mayoralty." A CLERICAL CALL Referring to Her. .Mr. Atkin, the spraler said he was not privileged For Commissioner of Public Works ElMt nan will put the waterworks syitem on a give you pure water it the leatt possible celt. Elect a man who will be furltx In administration of public money. gocd care every nun under htm nil and a as wMild ke'requlnd by a private company. 'ELECT Vernon Pearson eryone of ol Mr. Wilson was so in- terested he refused to join it. "Now iny candid said Mr. Ives, "is that the real estate business is slow. There is not enough for two and an efiort is to be made to im- plement it by grabbing oB JtOOO from' the city." puny wouldn't lake Jlt.OCO.OCH) for' don of. 87 for 1 per cents., with: lle nelt llea" 5lr Wilson's at- Young Hunter Found Shot Wilh Gun their holdings todty. He had hard'etamps and oiher expenses borne by iUck on lho salaries' rcducllons. and! Him the city, and said his was the better'sald hadn't much to do with that, luck with a piece .of. fro: which the river undermined, oar.sins i deal. a loss of The C. P. n. had lost by rarl of a dam wish- Ing away. He was sllll great friends Mr. Wilson has a vhole lot to i as be Euf'erei1 as much as any one. Maple Creek. Sast, with the company, its engineers and the city to bind itself not to seek managing director, nnd anyone in another loan for a year. "Vou poor doubt as to his status could ascer- devils in Ixjthbridge wouldn't get any earn about the mathematics of bonds) lic t1louelit Ihe bitterness between ycuus man named William Williams yet, Wilson had cabled an offer of 87 with e-ipenEes met by ihe city and i-had charged Mr. Hardie and he didn't blame tain by writing. He [Aomlsed to have published a tribute paid him by.Mr. im as he knew that ihe thta >'car' ayor was associated wilb a to Lethbridge to live v, He money for a exclaimed his Worship. In addition lo the amount, Wilson wanted to sell all of which WAS hypothecated lo the bank, there were of other bonds lo IIIAJVI MOD null a UUQ'JU 11 1_ ol ch'ldrcri all year The speaker re-! cr -elected or cot- He is occupying sell, much of it owing In Uthbridge, his own house, and in It was to te tied up for a Year. He would have been ashamed' "if 1 lard I e had gone over thf? deep briny sea. knowing so little about the city's business, as to cable the offer Wilson did." grelted from what lie read in tie piess and noticed ol the. conduct ol the council that it was the council the had elected. He didn't wonder at the charge of childishness from ffce number of nahies who had rattles and the noise had got to Mr. who bad oae shaken in his ear veiy- frequently, and in tfce oprjiusion he was unable to pick out the grown up man in .that 'aggrega- tion. Mr. Wilson says money was live here. He came hert and took a i He would have been ashamed "ir chance at being elected a coramisBi.on- er, leaving a certainly of being elect- ed Mayor in .Medicine Hat. MAYOR HAKD1E Mayor Hardie. on rising, was given a nearly reception by his irienda, and EpoVe TV ItS coo Elderab! E vigor, a I- though towards the end his voice be- Wllh the NeK Year. i Pa55 aged 18 years, met wllh a painful accident 20 miles south of town on now "Mr. Wilson is a great flnancicv SatuI.jaT u lnat and I'm a shyster, or vice af- ml Iooking a. his trapa tailng ter the election they would smile and i ]lis sboipm vlth him. '.When he did bo friends again. Uol retnrn ho31e hfs parents Bent In concluding Mr. llardte dealt out to look for him, findtn- him 'shot with Iho4 tenants' vote and said two j.J5i the knee Mwsrs. JlcCambley -and McNabb and also In Ihe head. The gun was were entitled to the credit 'or it. lie iyjns acrofs his breast when found opposed the one month's residence j N-0 account of how It happened can clause and when It was changed to i nc g0t The Mayor also dealt with the high assessment, and said It had' to be raised BO that the city could borrow sufficient to pay Its debts, it didn't make any difference to the taxpayer san'to Bbow the wear cj a strenuous; n-hether he paid a iower rate lost- and the welfare ol.the city hurt campaign, lie said Mr. Wilson from; high asseasmenl, or n high rate on a i through Mr, puhlicllv. He I the earrte 'plitform hari aitscVed him low assessment. The amount In cash (r A STRONG BID FOR YOUR VOTE I a oVetr cat of how the Public Depart- ment Jkontf to roinaged and suffldent confidence in my opinion 'to submit It to jroil for your approval, u 1 intend to do thto Tmier. I beilere, tn the Electorate.the why tiey vete for me. A. FRAYNE A CANDIDATE FOR COMMISSIONER WORKS i would go this far and agree that loo I much publicity is not good but "Mr. hVilson and 1 are in the minority jthe majority think- they are entitled jfo ail the "publicity possible about 1 their own business. If Elins Adams jhad known, enough to talk and tell j about civic affairs during his two ad- ministrations, the people would nev- er have authomed the big expendi- tures they did and put our taxes where arc. today. It' was the-'' fault' 'of the Adams' ministration and Mr. Ives charged that they contracted for ivork belore ;thcy got the .money. If. the people had only known they would not hsve' the. on .the bond question, and he would! would be the same. He appointed an maXe reply, .but would avoid person-! assessment committee, composed ot alltlcs........... ed htm' i a banner withered acd black letters and-the words' "27 mills" painted in Mr. Wilson had also attack-j Skellh. Aird and MriOaVi, and Ihey n the Galhralth school, U6ing were the men who were responsible. rcspoi He was accused of a lack, of econ- thirteen months he gladly supjKjrted It- The whole however, was "aieatly Eiio-.led by Dr. ob- streperous conduct." The mccliug closed with the Kn- tional Anthem, and cheers icr the SCOTT GOVERNMENT ATTACKED BY FRIEND as tight us he no money of municipal affairs, red letters. Who responsible {or.th'e. 27'mWs? his Worship. If tlie council had done its duty Ihc- ratft .this year'would nave hcen mills.- The only'result ol the 27 mills ML_ _ Retina, Nov; attack-of (he Liberal member from Weyburn, Dr. Mitchell, on Uie manner ia which the hall insurance act of Saskatchewan has -been administered during the piiEl year, an unxiEiial feature of the sittiajj of the yrovincfal Icgle- oray. He had sat on Uie money bosjlaturc this afternoon. The minister Hon. George gavs ,'s llc was to largely Increase the deficit In I current Mr. iiardle slid would pass the ciark. At Iho beginning of the' year, the deficit and under the rate ot taxation decided on by the council. gocd shaj.e, the financial troubles endorsed- bylaws, which' jumped thera would be insufficient revenue, rate irom 1C to 27 mills. U is have to' ate. for the' fnavor that in the cvcle rUht Itself shortly It is current ac- ol years this was' the -year ol whlctl is goinf lo th6 times acd 'tight money aid Hardie, ma-vor lo deaUl' when day by'publicily, energy and digtinc lo ras' over e us tlie Imprsions which made m so (peevish and dissatisfied' with aflajr9l.current nccounL Ho won't te able to he was the .ojly man 'who so loathe bank enabled the electors to tuow the fin- 4RClaI'condition of "this city. "II you not in thcse tiays ot u nKir.i trnuld TlA fnr anv nrtnr rnnrll. EASTERN EXCURSIONS December 1st to 31st Kvtum Limit 3 Men', hi. Stopovers E.it of Fort William Throujh Trtlns Standard Sleepirs Tcurllt Dining VIA THE Canadian Pacific Railway round trip firn from Lith- irldj.to TORONTO, HAMILTON, SARNIA, WINDSOR........... MONTREAL, OTTAWA, BELLEVILLE, KINGSTON ST. .JOHN, MONCTON W2.SO HALIFAX................... Corresponding from other points and to all statlonj in ONTARIO, QUEBEC AND MARITIME PROVINCES Kor boolclel of Information and full rurtlcularfl nprly In any a gent of tho (.anodlaii Pacific Hallway. I Very low faros Nov. 7 to Dec. 31 in connection with Trans-Atlantic pass- ages, llef.iini.lhn.it 5 months. United States Excursions round trip from Lcth- trltfge to MINNEAPOLIS >ncf aT. PAUL J45.40 DULUTH CHICAGO HI.40 KANSAS CITV 168.SO Corrcariondlng fares to othor points In ILLINOIS, IOWA, MISSOURI, NEBRASKA December I lo 31 Tielurn limit Throo months I'hono 512. MISSOURI, WISCONSIN S. B. MITCHELL Depot Ticket Office Representing all Steamship Llnei AND Lcthbrldgo Kl10 wi" lhe tm-m d9flcu rou must carry IU for Ihey don't hue to do It, the secret.Wilson alrnintatr: said -Mr. Ires, "why dp you have the Iniliativc-referrndum and re- call. We won't know the proper time (o use il. Let us stick ..to Hardie anrl if he fji'ts too publicity o'll recall him. What experience fcas Mr. Wilson had which makes him tnc only man who can" save us.'He was secrft- Ury of the A. R. 1., but the never' knew ot any great cor- poration entrusting its financial dp- .to a secretary. Continuing, Mr. Ives reviewed 3Ir. Hardie's tend deal which he declared equal to the bfit umler Hie terms and conditionE. Mr. Wilson do better. Ho went to London and drew for riot selling bonrls, did sell them. quoted C. IV. Rowley of the BanV of .Commerce, the financial man of .the C.F.U., ar.j Mr. Mercdl'thj of Meredith fc Co., Montreal, as saying lhat Lethhridgc .sold Its bonds as well as it possibly could do. They should give tlial "little com- mittee" cicdll for heing sane and in- telligent when they came to the conclusion unanimously thai the bejt available man was W. D. L. Hatdie who after a year's experience and digging and being- handicapped with such n council had given Ihc city good service. It was safer (o stick to llardle lhan mm who thought ol civic service until was a SlflM salary attached. "We want Mr. Hardie, we want Mr.'Grace, we waul Mr. llcid, and the best will be done undtr present conditions to give, commission form a fairlrlal 3nd have Lcthhridge held up as ol what commission government can fa in' one of the1 growing western muni- cipalities." Mr. Ives was heartily applauded on resuming his seat. _ Mil. INTRODUCED Jfr. Arthur Grace then msde bis bmv niid.rccclvcr) n Eraeioii! lie s.ihl tho only reason he wea there be never mado a speech because the com- had asked him lo Corac to Leti never there that he could help. The j Langley, ar.il the minister of agricul- ture, H. Molberwoil. dcfenU- cd the ;ict and the hail Insurance comnilsaion strously, anil the debate was finally adjourned without nijy de- finite action. I -Mr. Hardie predicted that a year hence Ihe city's accounts would be In BABYS OWNJBHSOAP The purity and-fragrance of Bnby't Own Soap hive made it a favorite. Its tsseis beneficial to any slcin. 4.4.IS Albtrt would he as well for any poor candi- date JOT first commissioner not to de- lude himself lhat. be could' draw the J4.000 by "smoking a pipe and dlrly- Ing Uie iloor." In Ihe last year tbe city liad. spent and less than one-third -of it wag spent in LUhbrldgt. If the rnet jdmlnlttra- tiois hid been men ot Judgment- and spftnt gradually year.to year, this would hive been a cnleated, progressive, proiperoui city. If city-hid looked further ahead, much less would hive been ipent. Alder- man SXelth at Galbrilth ichool. if the deficit was .not Incurred In deficit due to discount cn bonds. He would ask Mr. Skelfh If the shorlije In railway con itrucllon wes due to a deficit on bonds? Mr. Hardie Mid he- was as well posted oa the clric finances as Mr. Wilson and could "answer any-ar- gument Mr. Wilson could devise or Mr. Skeith could Inject Inlo his an- atomy." Continuing the Mayor dwelt at length on the bond issue lo determine who had sold Ibe debentures, and let-' lers and teleitraras were read to dis- prove thai Aid Skeilb had contributed to (hat end by sending full Jnforma. lion and material to Ihe Dominion Se- curity Co., Torpnlo. -Mr.'Hurdle' claimed lhat the Twonto company w.ero merely Canadian agenfn for the Reid's, of, New York, to whom be bad sold Iho debentures. The alleged offer of 84 from a Chi- cago firm was next deall-with, and after an exhaustive cxplinatlon, fend- to show that no such offer of a bona fide nature was received, Mr. Hardie pointed his finger it Mr. Wll- son, who WJB standing at the back of Ihe roprr, and slid: "Sfr, Wilson, do you say I have not acted fairly and told the Mr. replied thai he bail a letter from Dr. MoVey, of Chicago! which stated that he. had made a "rlfrn offer" of, H. Mr. Mar tile then (old of his trip east with Alderman .Willlimson, and before they, reached WInnftpftf, wire. McVey. offer. Fancy China Cut Glass Dinner Sets Jardinieres Tea Sets, Pots and Pedestals XMAS PRESENTS Kirkham Sale STARTING 21 At 3 o'clock and continuing Saturday, Nov. 22nd, at the same hour, Mr. Frank WadtJington will sell the balance of our stock by auction. If you want good Goods at right prices be here. A chance to buy Xmas presents at your own price. WINE GLASSES TUMBLERS DECANTERS CHAMBERWARE by the set and piece No old Stock and at your own price BROS, ;