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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 27, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta .November 27, 1912 TIFR LETITBRTDGE WE HAVE JUST RECEIVED Exc'luslvo rlKlilB lo dlsnoKi! of loin ill Subdivision IllucK 1, i't :i price'nncl thict out-lit to Insure Ihuir linmeilluto disposal. TlU'Ho lotu'iir'o BiUiiteil on Avimuo North :incl Mil Avwiuu A. I BO yards of'taUi Stroot. Trices runse from 52Un lo 5380.011 oaoli with twins of SfiO.OO down and Dulaiico of pur month. This IB u sulemlkl opiiortunity fur anyone securing in property with thn price iiiul terma right. There aro only 13 lols, so BOI In "ow it' you want one. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE 536 NORTH LETHBRIDGE J To Exchange for Farm Land A bcumlrill ti'ii aero Irrigated tract, 111 the Spoknno Valley near Post Falls, Idaho. Five acre liearliiK orchard; good seven room house, good tarn and oiiUmlldliiBs complolo. One mllo to Eighth Grade School. Oootl Ideal lionio place. Do you want it? Farm O. T. LATHROP Stafford Block Farms Loans For Sale Two'choice lots on lane facing east, on 18lh Si, Block L. 'Price each; terms cjssli, liiuliuH'.i) 6 find 12 months, at 8 per cunt. Loans, Insurance ami Real Estate Alberta Loan and Investment Co. Office 416-5th St. S. Phone 1214 IFire Iniurance Money to Loan CHEAP HOMES 6 room, 2 storey house, on I 1-2 lots, nonr G.ilbraith J75.00 cash, S2F..OO monthly. 1 Five roomed, fully modern oottagc, ou. one lot, half block from 'ait line, cash, balance in live years. The C. B. Bowman Agency BLOCK. Phone 1412 p. O. Box 531 J. Harris Co. REAL ESTATE AND 'INSURANCE C. P. R. Lsbor Agents and Gen- eral Agency ROOM 3, BEGIN BLOCK 'LETHBRIDGE Below The Market 4 lots m Block 129, at io'iO K Ii Lerrns 3 jots ,111 Block L, terms. A. V. GIBBONS PHONE H25 Room "D" Balmoral Block FOUR BURNED TO DEATH Newport News, Va., Nov. John C. Laitman three young sons were burned to -death early to- day in a fire which destroyed a farm I Ijouse of the Mcnnouite settlement Wovwick county. IRISH PARLIAMENTARY FUND London, Nov. of ibe Irish parliamentary fund received from the American United Irish Tjea- gue Treasurer Fitxpatrick writes: "Half came from the good people of Montreal us their tribute to UK; cause of representative g eminent." SUN YET SEN BROTHER NOT A CONSPIRATOR Chicago. Nov. .special des- patch to'the- Chicago Daily News to- day from Canton, China, says: "Sun Ami, brother of Dr. Sun Yet Sen, retnrne-jl to Canton, luivinj? been prov- ed innocent of tbe charge of al revolution against the government. "The police commissioner bay -pro- hibited all irnnuthyrized organizations from colfecting funds for the proposed war agiiinflt the Russians. The first primary election of the Republic for members of the House of Representa. lives in Pekiu will take pl.tcc- iu Can- i ton, December 1. to -1." Commission Form of Govern- ancl Industrial Policy I'avored ALDERMAN AIRD Makes First Appearance Har- clie Talks Gillespie Questioned North Lothbridye ratepayers are be- ginning to sixe HII the coming muni- cipal contest ,IK something 'which re- quires their serious and intelligent Consideration. The meeting last night was again featured by a record break- ing at tendance in Kennedy's hall. There was considerable heckling, al- though the beat of feeling prevailed. It was very plain that the feeling of the meeting was in favor of commis- sion form of government, and a live industrial policy. 1 Defends Council Tho first speaker of thy Aid. Williamson, took occasion to cor- rect a misunderstanding which had gone abroad to i.he effect Unit he was responsible for the breaking up of the old ratepayers' association. Dealing with the affairs of the city council, Mr. AVilliamson said he had been charged assisting in making high expenditures during the past year. Ho reminded the ratepayers that all ex- penditures made hud been previously voted on by the ratepayers. With >'e- fca'i'd to the various improvements, with the exception of the sewage- dis- posal plant, ull expenditure in that connection was decided on by the council of 1911. Aid. Williamson also explained Hit? Isolation hospital tran- saction which was a perfectly straight forward one. ilr. .Williamson did not think that because the hospital was sold to a certain party it followed that the place was recognized by the council as one where an unlawful business was to be "carried on. He also referred to the reccni. police in- vestigation antl stated that the new chief of. police had bec-n given a free hand iu the operation of the police forcn. Th'e. Commission form of gov- ernment was Lhui dwelt on by Mr. Williamson, who repudiated tbe charges of neglect, in this connection against the council of Mr. Gillespie's Platform Mr. Gillespie said Ins friend ..-'Air. OR HIGH RATES OF INTEREST We Will Loan You Money TO 'BUILD OR BUY HOUSES TO PAY OFF MORTGAGES TO IMPROVE REAL ESTATE We GUARANTEE the timfc when your in- debtedness will be paid off Office openfng evenings. phone -or call. international Home Purchasing Contract Limited LETHBRIDGE OFFICE: ''Suite 1 Dominion Block i Phone 1507 Hardie bad painted a very gloomyjiio lure ou the nuesLion'of city finances. He suggested a policy of economy but did not define how this should lie car- ried out. The rumluiatH was in favor of -the straight commission form of governinoni. He was strong for an industrial policy atid suited that are not wain- Leihbridge should go after indue- Mr. Keel, who tries in :i dHTi'rent matter from thai that every on previously dono. 31r. frillespic on- s juckMl to the present system of pub- licity ot tbe board of trade in the f shape of correspondence. He favored personal interviews as better results i-ould be obtained. Touching on tbe bonusiiig system -.Mr. tiillospie favore-jl giving wht'rn same were re- quired. Home industrR's ought (o be supported as at prosem one. or (wo local places 'were suffering from lack of tbe necessary support. .Mr. Oilles-1 pit! also maintained that the working-.! man should be paid a fair wage and maintiiiiHMl that, industrial t sites sliniilil hi! within tbe city limits.) Mayor Hatch also cinnc- tvndei1 Mr. Gill' spin's critical notion in connection with his itltesed ou'er cf ITU cunts1 nu hour for labor. According to Mr. Oil- lospii? n fair waire clause should inserted in all city contracts, ;md ifj elected lie would SIM- ihai this clause j inserted iu tho proper place. Re- giinliug the police question Mr. (Jiiles- pic had no desire to stir up any dirty work with' file present, council al- Roberi Sage Hubert SflKp.was -VtH a I'asi' tloii to deal with civic affairs a.-; he had so far been iiiwbhs lo jay out his plans. "Itonie was nut Inilli in' a quoth Mr. Sage, who reminded the meeting that thfy wt-iv the right road by Insisting on a commis- sion .form of government.. A we.'11 set i'." Aid.-Aird When Aid, Aird came forward he i1- cousins rcct'ptiun. lie considered his experience iu Uu> iroun- cil during the past year warranted him asking for a place on the council for, Me did -not Mieve. in u commission-form ot government as the cjty was not in ii position to pay out annually for managing; the city's affairs. What was wanted was a policy of-retrenchment in order to put the city on a sound footing. Arthur Hayr Mr. Hayr believed it was the duly of the mayor and council to carry out the wishes of tbe ratepayers if they desired commission form of govern- ment. If elected .Mr. Hayr said he would endeavor to carry out the needs of people. He was entirely in accord the formation of a police commission: With regard to the-iiuhistrini situation Mr. Hayr said bo hoped the co.uncil of 1913 would frame up a' clear cut proposition as it was of vital importance for tlie wel- fare of the city. In answer to a rate- payer .Mr. Hayr said he favored muni- cipal ownership provided the city was in a position to finance mutters. Mr. Asquith Mr. Asijuith "again appealed to the rnlypayers for support on tlm grounds that be was iu favor of a straight commission fo-rm of government. Mr. Asquith said, regarding the work of the "council- during- the past year, that it was not the''men who were to blame BO much as tlie system. (Hear, hear.) If tho ratepayers were not satisfied ii. was uii to them to change the sys- tem, without any de-lay. The indus- trial problem was a question of offer- ing inducements in order to bring: in- dustries'1 the city. Mr. Asquith thought the ratepayers should be in- structed ,through tbe press ou how to mark their ballots when voting on the question of commission form of gov- ernment. Not in Favor Yet Louis Keel said -h-e would be always ready to carry out-the wishes of tbe ratepayers on the question of com- mission form of government even al- though personally he was not greatly it. 'Referring to bon- nsing in connection with the indus- trial problem Mr. Keel thought this was immoral although'it must he ad- mitted it .was a necessary evil. 1C tbe city could not build a radial railway i; was up to it lo (ry and bring ia the necessary, capital from outside in or- der to accomplish some 'practical re- sult. It was necessary to develop the industries at. our doors. "Knockers are not wanted in Enid Dr. Shearer Tells Audience of Women About a Grow- ing Sin iviis firmly of the belief should pull together in the building up of a greater Leth- Lovering the Live Wire Dr. Lover ing appeared to tie. a warm favorite with tho crowd. He drew iiiicmioTi to the much discussed ques- tion namely. Hie corn-mission form of government. H was time to change the system and it was for the rate- payers to look iific-r securing the com- mission form of government.' A. need it." Thi- radial railway was viewed 'with i favor by tin- Doctor, who thereafter refer rod to the: industrial problem. It was bin opinion that a lirst class in dust rial man should be secured h looking after ibis. The Dry-Farming Congress it i? true had done muc.1 good, alt "tough he had heard some- very nice the other day ibout the, handling of the linanc.e.s by some of Hie officials higher up who had left the city a few days ago without saying good-bye to their Ml 'the Doctor said Kcv. Dr. Shearer, of Toronto, sec- retary of the department of social service of the Presbyterian Church Canada, addressed a meeting of fifty women in Knox church yesterday af- ternoon. lie was introduced by Rev. Mr. Mini- caster, of Grassy 'Lake, moderator of the Presbytery. Dr. Shearer said in part: "I have a memory that three years ago i had the privilege of addressing a meeting of women in Lethbridge, among whom the theme of my address is the ap- peal that Christian service makes to j womanhood and the numerous .ways in whicb work in the kingdom of Christ opens lip to women today. "I do know that the interest the women of the Presbyterian church have taken in the interests of the women and children of non-Christian lands has had a rellox influence for good upon themselves. "What is true of their efforts and interest in the women and children in foreign lands is equally true of the strangers in bur own land. We should cease to call them foreigners for they are fellow Canadians. "Whether their work is among wo- men and children, or among men, women and children., it has been Messing lo the country and the church. Social Service "We cannot do the work of evan- gelization without ihe help of women workers. The Methodist church works side by side with the Presbyterian church. I want this afternoon to re- call a few of the causes and reason: for the white slave traffic, and to name some things-that may lead to its cure. I need not say anything about the extent of tbe white slave traffic. The women are realizing the consequences morally, spiritually antl physical y. "It is true that In this particular case God is visiting (he sin of the Father upon the children. Did you ever think why God did not say unto the fifth generation, 'because this sin so deadly that often there is no fifth generation. 1 want, to draw your Mtention to a little pamphlet, 'Double Mural Standards.' When you read that pamphlet you will realize the curse of the trailii. in girls for im- moral uses. Causes of the Curse "The greatest caiiHp is ignorance of stx. Prudery has had its (lay so long it has been covering the sex side of life. Accordingly girls grow up In ignorance and innocence on their pai't. they are led into paths that leave a stain on their good name. If they were properly warned and instructed in advance they would not have made th0 mistake, whicb is often scarcely more. Double Standard of Morals The briilnl injustice- of it is that the man in this case, who is more guilty than his partner in sin. is re- ceived, whilp the girl is shunned and ostracized. I have just congratulated Ihe chief of 'police an tho recent raids, and you are to ho congratulated if the official." in your city do not rf'cognixe any double standard of mor- als. You women arc harder on your erring sisters than wn men are. Head through ihe gospel.1; ami see how Christ dealt with fallen Women. Christ saw tho possibilities of purity in the woman a! the 'well of Samaria, and friends. It' itscnt. council al- Jf) mect wlahcs required he would without fear or favor. In; ready to defend himself. hear.) Aid. Aird and AM. Skoiih both got after the ex-ohUf on one. or two pointy concerning the operations, hut the c-aiididnri. although "warmly did noj mind this. Hardie in Great Form Mr. Himlio took occasion to have u slap at K. W. TiK'kwell by informing I hat party that if in1 chose to go to tbi' city hail ofliri's he could sot all tiie same information concerning the mentionrd the Chinook Club in connection with matters he had heard discussed there concerning the cpimiifesmn form of government the crowd broke luoso and u yell wont "i> roiired Pretildout .lohnaton, and order was secured. Aid. Skeiih thereupon exiilainrd tile actioJi which tbe city council of look in conn eel ion with Mibmifttng Hit: of conimisaion form of government, to the ratepiiycrs. Ho Hit id tho commission Ti-rm of govern- iiuMit WouUl be put before the rate- payers in iin intclliscnt form on De- cember next ni which iime the mutter would be MdUaii -.no way or anotlmr. Doctor was also in favor of a i- libniry which should be open day in I ho week. Severn! rate- payers qitrstioiH'd Hie Doctor on the .segrejration problem and in this con- nection he slat ml emphatically thai be did not believe in the metbu-d of bring- ing parlies ciMniiK ling houses of fanifi to court and lining them, he considered this "blood money.'' When the Doctor expressed his views on this subject the crowd burst out in thund- erous applause, many ratepayers ng out-. "Wi! if." wilh you Doc: .co t meeting on tho whole 'was th best yet held in N'orlh LeUibridye. PROCHASKA TURNS UP Vienna. Xov. Uii. II err Prochaska, iirrive.il at 1'sk.nl) ciiy. The lluncariau rumor yfStlenlay from that s rear-lmd the Atist.ro- in ;ui ollU'lal and dispoj.ert of the consul had been an- No direct nuivs hail hec.ii received from Hen' I'mchriska I'tir a month and his .siknn-11 rise to rumors Ihai he had Iieai killed and canned great ten- sion m the: rclatinnti between Austria- lluugiiry ami Svrvlti. Don't Neglect Your Opportunity gel in on Dominion Squitvo. At the present, rate it.will soon be-too late. 430 lots; were sold' last week. Gall "at our ollice op- posite the Herald and get particulars and se- cure one or more lots of this popular sub- division. Mitford Co., Owners Opposite Herald The Best Buy in Canada for those who want first-haml information in regard to Cfinadfan development and investment is THE FINANCIAL POST OF CANADA The Financial Post gives authentic and up-to-date information, every week regarding Canadian business conditions. The Financial Post is quoted as an .authority by leading Cana- dian, American and British publications .when referring to Canadian investments. The Financial Post gets first-hand information which is often- times exclusive. The Investors' Information Bureau, through which reliable in- formation can be had concerning any Canadian .investment is free to subscribers. All correspondence is treated, confidentially. Write for a sample copy and further information concerning. The Financial Post of Canada "The Canadian Newspaper for .Investors" F. G; HASSARD, Western Manager 301 Dominion Trust Building REGINA, SASK. founded homes, and wiib our helpers we have raised hundreds of girls. I am sure I do not need to invite-your sympathetic interest, your prayeTS, and your practical assistance where it is possible." Uev. Dr. Shearer cited a number of concrete examples illustrating the various points of his address which drove tbo matter borne to bis aud- ience. MAGKATH Magrath, N'ov. Friday even- ing last the Ladies' Aid of tlie Pres- byterian church held a very success- ful harvest home supper and enter- tainment in the church. The affair was largely attended and u iioat.sum was realized the society. A party, including the Hcv. and Mrs. Toomhs, were in attendance from Raymond, and contributed several pleasing mu- sical and literary numbers. The soc- ial was also graced by Ihu presence of Ur. Furgeson, superintendent of home 'missions for Southern Alberta. The distinguished visitor gave a short hut interesting address in thr; course of the program. In all, the affair was a delightful and profitable one: and the Ladies' Aid are fo be com- mended for the loyal and material manner in which they arc building up the church in Magrath. The Re.v. Mr. .Smith acted as chn'irnKin. Air. John Turner, speaking- mr the beri'iivt'd family, wishes to thank ev- eryone through the medium of the Herald for ihe splendid and much ap- preciated labors in the recovery tif the body oE bis brother, Fred, and later in connection with the funeral. The Ltflhbridgi' party, also, who did .such admirable service, Mr. Turner wishes to thank. Next Tuesday evening u debate will he held in the auditorium the drew ii out, and she became an evan- school house on the question ot wo- (M-Hst to the men with whom she for- men's suffrage, under the auspices oi JneVconsorted. No matter what th0 Ihc M. I. A- atlinmitive cause HOW DID Did J'pu tackle the tiouble thai came your way With a resolute heart and cheetful? Or hide your.face from tbe light of day With .a craven soul and fearful? Oh, a trouble's a ton, or a trouble's an ounce, Or a trouble Is what, you make It, And. it isn't the fact hurt that counts; But only how did you take it? Von are beaten to earth? Well, well; what's that? Conic up with a smiling.face. It's nothing against you to fall down. Hat, But to lie disgrace. The harder you'ie thrown, why the higher you bounce; Be proud of-your blackened eye! H isn't the fact that you're licked that. counts; it's bow did you why.. And though you be done to the death, what then? If you battled the best you .could. If you played your part in the world; of men, i Why, the Critic will call It good; Death comes with a crawl, or comW with a pounce, And whether he's slow or spry, 1 It isn't the fact that you're dead that counts. Hut only how did you die? Vance Cook. H DISTURBANCE AT TURKISH SEAPORT Constantinople, Nov. ances are reported to :haye broken out the Turkish seaport of Dedeagateh. the Aegean Sea. The French cruiser Jurien De La Graviere left here with orders to proceed to the scene. clmimslances in lift, if we can got face to furv w''h .loans we will he on. the right track. "Immoral and obm-ono literature nnd shows are another reason for tbn cur.se. Another is the unfavorable and unjust economic conditions under Hni; llOilFe will be maintained by Mrs. Taylor and K, C. Sluelc, and the ne- gative, by Mar.iuiie Watsnn and A. M. CrichnHd. The public am in- vited to iillond.p Mr. of Winnipeg, is the new at the Royal bank at this .place. S. .1. ('onnicott is transferred which she works, l hu boimlniK hou.i (lesk question is also ;j more and more; ,npe1ing of lnc lown pivssing (iitpstiou. cmindl the early dosing bylaw was! mistake Is the j ,nooterl, a complaint having come in' urea. It makes me ansry 10 hear any colicerllillg OIie ston, whicb British man say that their wives and opell aftci; iSijr O'cloch.-Solici- childreu arc not safe unless ihe-ir fnl-1 lor I'aluwr advised the council to] 11 si SUM'S are to a lifo of shame. Is anything more needed for protection than Ilriilah law? The Cure "I lind it. alonp three lines, punitive, anil redrmpiive. Punitive move carefully in this matter, as "early closing bylaws were very eas- ily unt-'ci.." Sir. aiui Mrs. i.awtcin-u i'cierson left on Monday for Idaho, where they, will reside in thn future, passengers 1 on ihc same tram ror vcntivo implies providing wise, carp- il Rirla and boys, an- swni'iiu; nuestious and satisfy- their natural curiosity for which they rnnnot blumed. Travellers' aids It also means ade.iuate legislation lo protect women and Action In hcing taken to secure aniendnionta to the cvimlua! codea. "lledcmptive part, of the work has (lui'iiey for Halt Lake, from thence to N'ew York on a mission. Kor various resisons tho new L. S. has not been yot, but Hishop Unrker announced at, tin1, service Sunilay thai actual con-j striiciUon immi'di-1 atcly. The chapel will be built over Ihc ruins uf I lie old eililicc and brick will be used in its construction. Next week will see a shirt nuidu. Best Snap Yet 2 Lots, 71 h Ave. S., (London Bond) Pair These lota are street level and must be sold for all cash as there is a sacrifice of ?350 made on the above price. Only one block from street car linn, HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN r Reward offered for informa- tion leading to the conviction of parties destroying our sigus. The l 11 uinvsiey muiucrn Land Co. Sherlock Bldg. rth St.. ;