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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta PageS THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEKALD Monday, November .28, 1910. CIVIC To the Electors qfithe Giiyt of Lethbridge Monday, November 2Sth, 1910. been requested: b> a number of'you to .stand-for tion as a'member of your' City Council; 'and having: acceded-to that I-take this opportunity" of making public-announce- ment of tne ideas which I intend to support. 1. Government "of the City by Commission.. To be guided by the wish" of the'people as ir will be expressed by the plebis- cite no.v being taken through-the 2. ownership "of street railway whenever the quei' tion c'omes -up. 1 am opposed to granting a private" franchise. 3. .our Electric Light Service, and' the ex- tension- of. the .day .current... .Investigation, of. proposed gravity system supply, with A yjew-.of. as permanent and adequate'.as' possible in acqorjdance.withtne growth of ;the city. 5 That all .public, construction "work before" being- commenced by the City's .own .department or. let .to'a contractor should be advertised and thrown open for public teader. 6. The .fair, .distribution, of the city's business amongst its 7, Strict, enforcement and collection of all Dray "or Team Li- cense's .so. long, is imposing- same.; made. __ S. iJudiciptis and careful 'expenditure for -farther local -im- may .Ve required. 'j 9 Hore, Jg.ublic.uv regarding Municipal expenditures through1 out .the year. 4. 10, To. recognize rimposed Councillor aiid to Herbert J. of the V I City of Lethbridge "-v-AKtMg.'is'the'season of the year that .we to -select several- aldermen to represent us for the ensuing'year and. fts-lhere-is- strong- feeling amongst us that there sttoiild-'be some- 'iny-hmable. on, the, subject. .-I that the. head oi each department put in '.iihafge pertaining to office :and made for that department to the Mayor and Council, You- -could- then call'this man Commissioner "or Manager, or whatever you since you happein to oe paying him enough, to call Mm. either, see it he does his the best interests of the City, -1 consider that each, department of the city is a .self, aa.d we have got to hare a man. at the head of departments who understands it, to run. it successfully. For mstahce .place a Commissioner over Supt. Reid -who did not understand; electricity and -'air. Reid could rum half the electrical power .gener- "ated into the ground and your Commissioner looting at the -wire, 'conducting it there, and not he any wiser, and I believe it is .the' same in all the other departments. .It takes years of study to become expert along these lines and. we believe the .heads of these are, or ought to be, expert in their respective departments. If each department was r.un by the head of that particular department then this said, manager would lay all his estimates and recommendations before the. Mayor, or.-First Com- missioner, and die -Mayor would bring all the important matters "before the Council and they., would accept or reject them, and in thisj way I-don't see why the Council would have to take up so mach of their.valuable time. ,The.City-is paying the heads of these depart- ments to do this work and I don't see why, the Council should have it to do. When you place each department on its own merits you -would be-.systematizing that department and could then do away with the several committees of the Council, and I believe that here is the weak spot of our administration today. A Council- should he -one body at all times just as the directors of any other corporations are. As regards City improvements I feel confident that they will -be as in the past and that we will all be ready.and willing to build the City Street Hallway as soon as conditions -will justify the .game. The Mayor's idea of a gravity water system is surely a worthy one and if found to be practical it is worthy of the most serious -consideration. Regarding elective Commissioners I will only say that I do not believe you can get the, best men in the city to accept a position they will have to go to the people every few rears to be re-elected, and the good ones are not always the popular men of the City. I belfeve the people should have the power at all times to recall any employee of the C.ty by presenting to the Council a petition, signed, by about twenty-five per cent of the qualified voters of the City, the same to be registered in the City Hall and no; circuited on the streets. Being a candidate for Aldermanic" honors, I would ask the citizens to study these few suggestions carefully. Yours respectfully, J. C. Rusk Cliquot Champagnes As requested by some of our many valued "cuStGjjuerS and friends "we have secured, a small shipment of the famous Vve. Cliquot Dry Champagnes from Kheims, France. These 'wines are very popular in Circles and among the Leading Europe. It is also a great favorite with all connis-. setirs and bon vivants. VEUVE Yellow pints Per case of 24 pint The trade supplied at special prices. Ship- ments made to all parts of the country. Enquiries for any-of Specials solicited. The C C. Pagnuelo Wine and Spirit Co. 407 Second Avenue S. Phone 543 STOMACH DISTRESS AND DYSPEPSIA GO A Little Diapepsin Makes Your Stomach Feel In Five -Minutes As there is often some one in your family who suffers an attacfc-of Indi- gestion, or some form of Stomach trbu- i ble. wbjr don't you keep some Diapep- j sin house'handy? ,t 1 This -Harmless blessing will digest anything you .can eat -without, the slightest discomfort, and overcome a soui-j five minutes af- ter. Tell, your pharmacist to let you the formula, plainly printed on these 50-cent cases of'; Pape's Diapepsin then you-.will readily, see why it makes Indigestion, Sour Stomach. Heart- burn arid other; distress go in five minutes, and relieves at once. such; miseries as B evening of'Gas, Eructa- tions of sour, undigested food, Nausea I Headaches, Dizziness, Constipation 'and other Some folks have tried so long to find relief from. Indigestion and "Dyspep- sia or an out-of-order stomach with the common; everyday cures adver- tised that they ;have "about made up their minds 'that they have something else or -believe' theirk is a case of Nervousness, .Gastritis, Catarrh of the Stomach or Cancer. This, no doubt, is a serious mistake Tour real trouble is, what .you eat doe; net. instead; it ferments sours', turns to and" Stomach poison, putrefy tract and' intestines, p'oi-. r A hearty gest ion, and without-the slightest dis corafon- or -miserv." of -IE waiting as'soon you. decide t-j try Pape's Diapepsin. LETHBRIDGE FIRM BUYS MAGtEOD LAND NAMES OF THE CANDIDATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED TOMORROW With the First Publication of the Names of the Can- el idates1so far Nominated the Contest Formally Operis-Who rWiIl Win the Big McLaughlin- Buick'CaiV thb Coronation Trip (or in Building Lots or the Attractive District Prizes Undoubtedly there are many-people ing and fail to land amo-ng. the win- in Lethbridge who are second cousins to the residents-oi Missouri, want to "be to know who's to know who .their competitors, are. 'With the announce- ment "of the .names of the candidates in the Herald's great contest the war of "the ballots really begins. It is by no means.too late to enter the -coni test. Today :is-the "very day .to hand ners and work up to last minute of the contest, The Herald will dig down in its "sock" and do something very pleasing for the energetic candidates. The boys and girls who work for the Shetland pony -can mot lose, for each candidate in this division of the contest-will be allowed 1.0 cents on every dollars' worth of subscrip- in your name. The longer the.lisroi tions.turned in. except the winner of IVIacleod, v Nov., last The Wey- 'burn Realty-.L16.; pnrchased-the D. R. Wilson. is comprised of 960 acres of -good Tanning lands aboutr two; miles The-, sale was put through the- orkmau Co. and tlie "p rice -paid. _was'; in vthe "neigh- borhood' of ,Miss Stewart sition latelph'eld -by -Miss at- tending, a in.'. bridge: Red caine'-down on jnght- to .'spend, tie- w-eek-: end withUiIs father, Bryan., of _...- Miss "Ormond .and Miss Clarke, of the Macleod Public School staff.; spent Sunday in Tincber Creek. Something went wrong with' the in- take from .the riv-er-on Saturday and there has been no -water running in the ma-ins from Saturday, morning till Sunday; afternoon 3 A water, wagon was sent ..around -.tow-n which gave the citizens barely enough water to -do them for The time the water system was out of order. W. W- Smtth..has taken over the business of S..Trading of which he was a former partner and manager. ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF LOCAJLY.M.G.A, Charles B. McKinnon, assistant-sec- retary of the Y. M. C. A., arrived in the city this morning from jVIoose Jaw and will take up his duties here, in the; course of a day or two. Mr. McKinnon is an Ontario boy, his home town -be- Y. M. C. A. LEADER names the fewer votes- it will" take to be declared victorious "at the close of the contest. Some of the candidates, are already actively at work gathering ballots, and a few have sent in subscriptions and secured the "precious pink" vot- ing certificates.. The old.old story about the early bird and-the -worm applies'in. the Herald's contest. How- ever. there1 is room for at least a doz- en, early birds, 'for- there many fine the hustlers. Mark.- Twain or some- other wi t once said to- get-up, early, for the early, bird; which may be -true -enough, .butS there'are over'-a be subscriptions-, in ciry of Lethbridge not- counting and hun- dreds of old subscribers in the outside towns. And the new subscrib- are a lot of the available too. The candidate .securing-the most votes .from'' old. and .new subscribers awarded the big McLaiighlin th'e Shetland pony and outfit. Another feature'in this contest which is-quite'different from other contests is .that the subscribers will have "a. look in" on the prize list in the shape of cash. Every subscriber paying as much as six months for The Daily Herald or one year for- the Weekly Herald will have a chance to take down a prize. Further particulars about stunt.on Wednesday., when the first prize will be award- ed. The-'candidates- get" nothing of this feature .ijxcept gets; it all. After'the automobile, what then? :h.av.lng.; the. .highest the other division .contest in which is.'woiii' will-be award- ;ed the European the ..corona-' tion-of King Georgfevbr the ,5500 in gold.' After this Why, the candidate in" "either divi- sion, of the contest'-Jnaving.-the highest .vote will be awarded; the build- ing lot. Is that the candi- dates who do-not-win either of the .prizes mentioned? The interests of these candidates have been, provided for. At least? in cash, will between at least eight in each district being sure "of a prize. Tho candidates standing first- in .each of the districts will have three op- in cash; .a two weeks' va- cation at Laggan and Banff for, one person; or. a two weeks' vacation for two persons at the Waterloo Lakes. That .is the proposition -up .to date. Notning small about The Herald, for if there happens to be a number O: candidates who- make a good show- THE HEEALB'S Automobile and European Tour Contest NOMINATION BEAUTIFUL SHRUBS Are you aware of the of fine hardy Flowering Shrubs that'are perfect- ly hardy on the prairie and will thrive there year after year, getting more beautiful .every _-. We. can send you a selection of twelve varieties, three years that will all bloom su'riimer will bo blooming at different periods from spring, un- -The selection includes Lilacs, Snow- balls, Elders, Berberries, Snowberries, Deutzias, etc. All two to three feet high, three years old, regular value This selection, all express, charges pre- paid to your nearest express office at special price. For 30 days only of Place orders early Only per dozen Kootenay Valley Nurseries Mirror B. G. fc This ;_does not count as.a vott and need be .sent in but'onct for each can- (jNTame; of Candidate) District No. ).i...... fStreet (Name of Nominator) L, Address................ the candidate wishes to compete for the Shetland Pany, sign name be- low. Competing for Shetland Pony One of. theiswellest, sweetest, cosiest and most homelike homes very low price of and -bal-' ance any..way-y6u.wish. this one before you buy. It is built on two 'lots, close in.vhas-6 large rooms, is, fully modern, even to the fire- "1 -.This till Tuesday night only. THE DpWSLEY McMILLAJV LAJVD CO. WORTH LOOKING UP .-_ 320 i acres, .east ..of Stirling, only only SIS.aO per acre. rT house s.-125. good barn on -jlpr. Best built.iipuse-in city. ?SOO cash, balance arranged. foot lot, London ,1-3 cash, balanc'e I THE CO. BLOCK--PHONE 771 Laid TRIM CAREFULLY AROUND-BORDER TOTING CQUPOjV DAILY HERALD TWENTY VOTES Tor any regularly-nominated candidate in the Dailv .HerahFs Great Prize Contet. (Name of District No. C (Address.) votes TIllS COIititlliS...... Void After December 8 This .coupon will count for votes when properly filled out and sent to the Contest Department of The Herald before the expiration date shoxvn above. C. B. McKJNNON ing Lucunow, in that province. He is a graduate of McMaster University, Toronto, and comes to Letbbridge with the Highest recommendations as to his fitness for Y. M. C. A. work. He was in charge of the Baptist church work at Plncher Creek for a time and is very highly esteemed in that town. Thoiras Brown, a farm- er of the Red Deer, AlTa., district, lost his lit'e while returning home on a. loaded wagon. He was a veteran of the (J.S, civil war in 1862, and moved to Deer in ISD'J irora 1 North VOTING POWER OF SUBSCRIPTIONS AND THE PRICE OF THE HERALD DAILY HERALD By Carrier By Mail _ New SIX MONTHS 1200 ONE YEAR ____ 4.00 3.00 3000 TWO YEARS 8.00 6.00 9000 THREE YEARS 12.00 9.00 15000 FIVE YEARS 20.00 15.00 27000 WEEKLY ONEYEAR 1500 TWO YEARS 3.00 3500 THREE YEARS 4.50 5000 FIVE YEARS ____ 10000 Old 600 1500 4500 7500 13500 750 1750 2500 5000 Company- Notwitusi.anuing 'interruption of its- enTcrpri-se the .-cpsapanr went the past all the possible- the im- mediate resumption of the- ivrork and expended large sums of money in con- nection with the work and amongst "other things purchased and brough .upon ihe ground large quantities of I construction supplies which are now 'distributed in. the.'neighborhood of the iline Not only is the company not in default in regar-d to the construc- tion ol its'line, but in. view-or the. embargo imposed upon its work by i the assurances, of the late premier above, referred to, it has done iar more anc! spent far more money in the work than it was obliged by its contract to do. It is true that the company did not pay the interest on the bond's matur- ing in July last, but tne reason (or thai is to be found in the lale prem- ier's announcement above referred to as a result ol" wmcii and the unset- tled conditions which gave rise to it. Persons largely interested in financ- ing the railway the railway refused to provide the necessary funds to pay the interest until assured that tie'enterprise would be permit- ted to proceed without'further inter- ruption, but the contract between the jrovernmcnt and the company does not provide or permit confiscation be- cause of default in payment ot inter- by the company. "The rights of- fault are defined by clauses 19 and 20 of the bond mortgage to which the government is a party. By this in- strument certain remedies are given after such default has continued for six months and other rights are giv- en which can only be exercised aHrr such default, if continued for three years, neither of these periods have yet expired.. The bill under consider- ation proposed to substitute summary confiscation for the remedies dehmM by the solemn of-the part- jies. Another Criticism j The Honorable, the Premier, in mov ing a. second reading of this jjill, spoke of it as practically a foreclosure of agreement with the railway for reasons 1 have endeavored to outline. I beiievc that it should i rath.-r be described as a Electric Restorer for Men PhOSuhonol restores every nerve in the body its proper tension; restores im and vitality. Premature decay and all sexual weakness averted at once. will make you a new mac. Price 13 a box. or two for 15. Mailed to any address. Tbo Scofeell Drag Co.. St. Out. of tlie agreement the railway company "and a confiscation of which it has procured to carry out its agreement. Bui if it be.foreclos- i are, whoever heard of a foreclosure j without notice to the mortgagee, and i without, an opportunity to redeem be- j ing. given. The mates de- fault in payment of a mortgage upon a. piece of land no matter how trif- I ling its value, is entitled by the law I of the land to due notice of the-pro- ceeding and the courts allow him a period' of time within which to re- deem his property before his title is i lost. We have had no notice, we j have had no opportunity to redeem, i it is rinly by chance that I arrive! [just when this bill was before the I and have thus been able to pre- i pare this hurried and imperfect state- ment of clients' position. Where contracts are ma-de- between private individuals the courts of law stami ready in the event of difference, to interpret their agreements and' de- fine their rights and obligations. j.Thcas courts stand equally to the government or the province if it thinks the railway company had vio- lated its obligations. If- your honor- able house is determined to take upon itself judge in a cause to which it is 'a party, my clients may demand that at least you approach the subject in. a judicial deal with it up- on proper evidence and upon equitable principles. in conclusion I respect- fully but earnestly urge you not to repudiate your government's solemn contract made in strict pursuance of statutes passed by your honorable i Jio'ise on the laitn ot wnicn large ex- jpcttd-ilures have been made and large obligations assumed not to attempt to confiscate the money borrowed by my clients for construction of the I railway and divert; it to another pur- pose to make the name of the prov- t incf of Alberta a byword in the mon- ey markets of the "world and vitally impair the credit of your province with-it the credit of the Domin- j ion oi Canada. John H- Moss, counsel for the Al- berta and Great Waterways Ry. Co., and the Canada West Construction Company, Limited, Edmonton, Nov. 28. Moss Turned Down Edmonton, :yov. laid nia claims before the premier this morn- ing. The premier replied that hp can- not grant JMr. Moss' request. D. O. ROBUN, TORONTO ;