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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TTl'K E D.VlL'Y TIEKALD Sitdinhi.v, I'M Fellow Elector Again 1 solicit yo r vole lor an Al- years ago you though! !il to exalt me. beyond mv fondest expecta- tions. 'Jlli is year 1 had no inicniion of offering1, you my poor service. Inn I can- not resist Ihe rail ol' those whom .1 be- lieve in he my sincere friends and whom 1 know to lie devoled'cilizens of Leth- The first plank in my plat- j'onu in was "Civic government hy a eommi.ssfion of three." l.n 1910 Cil v Solicitor Convbeare and myselt tf were appointed to dnnv I lie gronnd- s-. work fora plebiscite on the question. with Mr. .Mamvaring .we did so, and although the result of our work is not yet: seen, he it remembered that flic foundation is the most important pan of everv strucln.re. even although the foundation remains unseen. M.y policy in this matter is not c.liauged: in other matters I promise yon nothing beyond serving yon from day to day, as you would be served. T.i Ice- me as yon know me. or llmnv me rlown if yon think it in the liesr in- terests of our city, to do so. Yours to eomniand. ROBERT SAGE L ASQUITH Reliable Information First Hand IH what who are interested hi Canada financially, com-, inercmlly uihl want. Sucli information be every week by reading THE FINANCIAL POST OF CANADA The Financial Post givt'h authentic and up-to-date information every week reKardint; Ciinadiau bt'sinosa The Financial Post quoted as an authority hy ipaiiing Ameri- can and Hritish pnhHciHione when nrifrritip 10 fnveatirieriia The Financial Post gels ftrat hand i-ifofin-itioii which .is often limes T-he. Investors' Information Bureau ihrfii-p.li reliable in- forrnat.Ipn, can had Caiiiullan Is free to All .correspondi-nce in Write for ii copy and f tin her infonnaiioa concorina The Financial Post of Canada "The Canadian Newspaper for Inves-tora" F. G. HASSARO, Western Manager 301-Dominion Trust Building REOINA, SASK. To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge I am offering myself as a candidate for al- dermanic honors in the forthcoming muni- cipal election for these reasons: I am an ahso'lnte believer in i'he-siraig-hi-'cbni-niission form of government, with ilie initiative, referendum and recall. 1 nin convinced that the ap- pojnt-ment of an independent board of police coinuiisBJoners is an immediate and absolute necessity in this city. Tn my judgment the jnost important work for the council of will lie the CiUTyinsi out of the above named reforms, (ienerallv. if elected .1. shall serve the interests of the citi- zens with as much energy and intelligence as 1 apply to mv own business. I1 this. statement, of mv views and position appeals lo your good I ask for von r support in my campaign and your, vote on election dav. COMMITTED FOR TRIAL CODCRRE STARTS WORK Susk.. Nov. l-omiifl 0. Hatlon, real cslnte hrpltpr, who liiia befii by Qiriini, willi having fiold him io 'wliifll the vendor niuli! not ilelivLT a til lc, of his today was coramillcd foi- irlalby uiiiiiy and fcliciia'iions Drown In the oily polico tmm ihia aticudtd for UH- fiisi iltin.-' I council this afn-rmniri. d? -V-0-X To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge are a candidaie for the ofliee of Mayor of our City because the ciiixons under the most trying1 terms that a plebiscite vote could be taken on three distinct occasions pro- nounced themselves, by a largo majority ill favor of STHAK1HT (iovern- ment and because at the last hvo mnn.icipal electionsjiniciically every member of the was pledged to give the ('it v commis- sion loi'm ol government fit. the earliest pos- sible moment'. The present council practi- cally ignored the plebiseie and the individual pledu'os by only beginning to consider the. Charter at the last moment and' then throwing up its hands on the pseudo excuse thai it did not: know what the people wanted. We have the impression that this is only a ruse lo sidci rack ihe question nf Commission tiov- ernment. This is not a personal matter with its. We have no inurbane .feeling towards anyone in ibis connection and are only endeavoring io further the interest of the city as we see ihe necessity for a change in tlie System City Government. We shall be glad to meet and discuss our views with any ratepayer at his or her con- venience. The door of our home is open to all at all times to anyone who wishes to see us in respect lo our platform or any other mailer. stand for a Police Commission, as advocated by the city press, composed of the Mayor, the District -fudge, and the 1'olice Magistrate. stand for TSOOBTIXCr and are strongly opposed to BOOM TXG our city. stand for progressive, but economi- cal government. stand tor a (-lose scrutiny of all fin- ancial affairs and complete publicity in all in all departments, indf'peiulent- ly. and in relation to each other. stand for Commission Government it is practically in effect today aftd giving splendid results in the city of Hes Monies, la., with such few alterations us would better suit IjCthljridge conditions. .Briefly it is as follows: Three independent commissioners or superintendents elected directly by the people, subject to the KK- CA The three commissioners jointly, are an advisory committee to each one ol the three departments. For Legislative purposes ihe three commissioners automatically lie- come a board of aldermen. All leuislaiion is sub jet to the IXmATTYK ami the F.XIJUM. Under these conditions the rate- payers have control all the lime, whereas in the Aldermanic System the ratepayers have' absolutely no say or control excepting on elect ion dav. Bv this system we have, direct responsibility fixed on each commissioner singly and on the three jointly, so that there can be no or shunting1 blame. If there is any virtue in llie Aldermanic System, we retain enough of it io Ilif-sp virtues have lull sway. YOl.liS TIU'LY, W. D. L. HARDIE Bishop Hamilton Belittles Sug- gestion that Japs Will Invade Canada CAPITAL, REST, TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES Issued bs' The Bank of Commerce: enable" the .traveller to provide himself with funds without delay at eaciy.poiuV'of iiii journey in convenient yet inexpensive manner. They are in every country in the world in denominations of ,v with the exacf. equivalent in the moneys of the principa'1 coantries stated on the face of each cheque. They are economical. Absolutely safe .self- tdentifylny and easily negotiated. 5 Lethbridge Branch C. G, K. Noise. Kdmontuu. Nov. Jtov. Dr. Uiiniilt.cn, bishop u! mid-.lapnu, Tor the church of Unhand, who speui years therf as a missionary previous to being; eonsecratod as bishop iu Canada1 recently, said here today that llie talk of a invasion of llie province of British Columbia and tho Pacific coast states, is the rank- I eat kind of bush, adiihig: 1 "Thy Japanese would never think of such a thing. They do not want war 'ivlth any nation, and are alto- gether too wise to suppose thai, ftveu if they gained a foothold on the west- ern part of the they could remain. -They realize they would by driv-e-n out Quickly. "It is true that individual Japanese j would come to Canada for money-1 making purposes, but the government) will not issue more than u limited number of passports and a native Japanese cannot leave the country without a government passport. "Japan is becoming an irreligious Bishop Hamilton continued, "Western material civilization has .undermined the old religions among ihe educated classes and the stuti- ts and educated people, instead of being tli religions die out and leave a vacuum but that Christianity shall replace these religions as they die out. A man with no religion is ;i more hope- less man to deal with than one who is already religious. "Christianity is gaining, however, as only tins year the government, of- ficially placed it on a par with the aneieut. Buddhism and Shintoism. Japan is no longer afraid of Clirist- ity. but encourages it. Tlve curious feature of this is that the oflicial classed are uuite willing for others to Christians, but they do not embrace the religion themselves." Speaking of the dramatic taking off of General Nogi, whom he knew, Bishop Hamilton said that, in common with all otlier people acquainted with Japanese affairs who were not in tlie country at the time, he had nailer- stood the motive of the act to be a desire io serve the emperor in the- life 'beyond. Advices from Japan, however, indicated that General Nogi took his life as an act of atonement for losing his regimental colors in the Saigo rebellion, ;if> years ;igo. He had ever since been characterised byi great fearlessness and faithfulness in I his service on the battlefield and his desire was to be killed hi battle as; an atonement, for what he considered! a great disgrace. When, the emperor; many peasants. In the fijjht. that followed four sol- diers and two peasants were killed ten titlicrs of.'Uio force woro more or wounded. When ;ill tho brigands except, the cliief had been killed fir overpowered, Ciiznllii, a Riant, clubbing rille, broke through tin- ring diurs ;ind escaped, ilolly pursued took rofuge in an oNl witiduiill. Th iit-itd wi nrtast. dagger in lie held off his am muni I ion exhaust t- Hu dioil liis hack tu tho wall llgliliitK imiviily to Hit; and mir- to only after ho bad seen liiti baud wiped out. VNvu o'1 his foilowers hint hc'iiu olfivni rendered hdplrrts from wounds ;nid fiiurtcci) made iirlnonffrs. Ciiiialln, a mUiksji rob bur when a upon him was that nil hope 'was tjono, MJC chief Hmhhi'd himself- in tin- heart, dying .Mrs. Is mailt- of dust. 1 itmiham- aud a] gold dust -You seem to think it iti London, Nov. luxuriously [jointed club for dogs has been estab-j liuhed on Piccadilly. Here comfort! that might be enviod by the average business and professional man will be' uffered tho pots 'whose owners arej able to meet the social requirements; and pay the duns. i The dogs will slmrfl the use of thfclr with their maslfjrs and mis- tresses but the connection of the ial- lor ;ln; club will be dependent upon Ihe meinlK'rship of the canines.! The iniltal expense of equipping tlioj was and the- co'su. of j main in ing: it will be const derablo. matron and four assistants will look aftc-r tiie ordinary needs of members iiiuL a veterinary surgeon will call twice each day io provide such medi- cal attention as may .bo necessary, j Lap dogs will Jie permitted Ic.ungo in the library it IK! feinokingj rooniK while liie larger brwds will be; accommcda-ted in a suito of rooms[ (Mjnippod with cushioned stalls n.iid brass filttngH. Uniformed attendants will meet tin- (doRs at the door and conduct them to their -favorite tiers. to be known as Ihe ['iiiled Travellers and Counties Club, starts 'wii.h a membership of -I'tO hu- mai'P, of whom -'TO havo tith'H. Lord and Lwl.v Tendcrton formerly opened the hu- man section ol' the club, while Roam- IIIR niundorhnsa, tho world's cbam plon JmlldoK, stood sponsor for tin four-logs-cd pan of tUo enteritrii-ic. Out Utilise Our Services We net ns Executor anil Trustee under Wills; Liquidators. undci-lake financial agencies of all .kinds, supei'intend investments and collect dividends, interest and jiayineiit.s, Assignee, lleeeiver. Guardian ol'infants-, and Committee of etc., etc. CIIVB YOUR BUSINESS TO A LOCAL EXTERPKISI'] BRITISH CANADIAN TRUST GUARANTEE COMPANY Conybeare Block, Lethbridge, Alberta. C. F, P. Conybearc, Esq., K.C., D.C.L. J.. S. Haxton, President. Manager and Sec'y We are specially organized and ctjiiipped for tho Administration nnd for carrying out of trusts every description. The TRUSTS and GUARANTEE Company, Limited Public Administrator OflU'lal Assignee for ..liidici-il platrlcts ot LETHBRIDGE, MACLEOD CALGARY WETASKIWIN; 220 EIGHTH AVENUE WEST, CALGARY of (he features of the. club will the caro of tho fancy dogs, which caiii he sun I, lo the house- by out-of-town for during thai mitcl'ly r.topn couctis, cures colds, and nemq biy London 'bench shows, J tha uirgat and luiw. BO ;