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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - November 28, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Pare! THE LKTHBRTIK3E DAILY Friday, November 28, LETHBRlDGii DAILY HERALD DECEMBER tw iul evening it !t> offiet, Sixth Street, CaMcia. A. SL'CHArtA PHONEt 1224 T. W. QUAVLE Eiitcr JOHN TOHHANCB PHOSEl 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION'RATES 1 jeir ......14.00 1 jjj-i by mall ........M.CO 6 dellreKd 6 moaths. ij- I months. diliTcred J< 00 S moulls, IlT 75' 1 moaUi, delivered___ 35c. 1 moatii. by ofWn u etfUti, 631 bolh mujt-.bi jiTea. THE DALLY. HERALD FOR SALE AT Hed- CriKJ Oral Wettliks Bttt. i J. O.. Rob- WUe S Co.; Jlpkson. 4 News Co.; New'c US Co' fAlexindra Hotel; Peo- i i I Stort; Ktnny t 7C5 RJvsr Avenge.' CUir Stand. i, v i. briny Liii v Dr. D'Art Kemp t Medicine Hal Aulalboll ho Nevrs Astacr. ..Hoiel. Cllgtry Book uA Al D.' Fergus oa. N'ews Slore. 109A f Ih Ave. Beittie t Mnr- West; N'eKi Co. pil Co.; Cranbrooi Bopk Plncher Eawird Co-npacj-. Rsio." Edmonton Provincial Neira st Paul World News Co. Companjr. Clarence? KooV PInchtr Dr. den. Milchell Drug Co. world Newi WEEKLY HERALB every Wednesday la or tAft paiM, MaulM ft of the niiri of local tnfi dlstrlcl 1 j-cir-ln odvince -11.00 6 ncntlis IB advance _ COLLECTION AND INTEREST to puy the tax wliiicflhci English 'con- uf a like-character. Th'q v'umutiati manipulators of foodstuffs the tariff tax sunu-r, enjoying the bidding of the for.his food sup- plies enjoys the very lowest f he Literal party in Canada is not csswutiidly free trade. 1'he Liberal leaders stand for a sufficiently adiKmale proteciion-for industry: but tbcy do not stand for the placing of three-fourths'bt-ttie economic burdeH on the toiling masses as is al present the Wilfrid Luurier lias taken a position aiitagpuisUc: lo'lho industries of the country. He has rather sought lo'fostei' tiiem but giving assistance in the shape of protection lo a manufacturer tloes not make it impcr.ilivc lo bend'the the people under-severe economic burdens. It is title thai the tariff iiiiderxwhich Canada found new life ami made more progress in sixteenTvears Jihnn it did in Ihe previous fifty years was the creation of Liberal gov- ernment but as the illustrious leader of that pariy Slates tliat tariff was nol designed lo be immutable or.eternal; H did great Ihiugs for Canada and the tendency of the past three.years has been to abuse il in the interests of. Ihe trust Sir Wilfrid lakes the'position thai it is possible to.relieve the econ- omic burden and loosen the hold of the tentacles uf the Irust dlhoul hitting the legitimate industry. Canada, through the use of money and unworthy appeal, rejected reciprocity mid yet there was not out line in the Liberal proposal designed lo injure the manufacturer. H'wa's a pact embracing natural 'products only End the fiinifer wanted it. In providing-fpr a free-dinner table the Liberal parly does nol propose lo move one slep in the direction of hilling al the .farmer. As Sir Wilfrid very aptly pointed out in bis Hamilton sp6ccli, the farmer docs nol bencfil through the advancing cosl of hying. If he did there would not be so much lo comnlain'qf, The fafmev would then have more money lo circulate rest of'us would as :i consequence have more lo..spc.ud.. the basic causes for the serious financial depression prevailing in.Ihe West today is the low price being paid farmer" for.'his wheat. Under 70 cents-a bushel the farmer, cannot.cover expenses aiid because of that facl he is ensjaved to Ihe-bank, Ihe loan company and trust. For none of the foodstuffs'is the farmer paid anything like a fair proportion to the Protect Your Gun jot, revolver, old new, ilwayi ui it with 3-ia-Oiie. 1 7 Ictdmg fir iad picfc Cray ihipV AA old expfiKeced kwtai. 3-ia-Ow liiWi- pcfecUj ciejr point. Rut on ttd out. Kecpi eremlluM clcu tsd reoonaf Icul jcol tick powJe. CUua ud poKihn -1---1- Your Vote and'. Influence. Respectful- Solicited for the Election of I R. E. McARTHUR Ai M. CAN. SOC. C. E, AS Commissioner of Public Works 11 YEARS EXPERIENCE ON CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY, CHEAT NORTHER.N RAILWAY. PENNSYLVANIA LINES. MUNICIPAL AND OTHER CONSULTING WORK EXPERIENCE IN BOTH CONTRACTING AND GRADUATE OF TORONTO DIVERSITY SCIENCE PINCHER CREEK FIRE -iKdmonton Journal) The smaller townstof AlberU liave a serious time this year with flro visitations. .Better protection. .II is i apparent, Is a pressing necessitj'. j'lncber'Creek, Kheie Suuday's blaze took place, Is one oC the oldest com-. tnublties lu the 'province, which in C ASKATOOX city council has a bright; businesslike proposal affecting the collection of taxes'which premises .16 save Hie city some money. .We recomnienri it to the candidates now ap- pearing before the people, and think its adoption by Ihe winning be. a wise move. Here it is: Saskatoon proposes to complete its 1914 assessment roll by Jaii. 1, 1914. It will then hold its court of appeal, .Jhe estj- -malaps for the year will he after upp'caljas possible, and the tax rate struck, then the tax notices will be sent out. It is-figured that, tax notices will be in the the ratepayers by June 15, and be due and payable, on July 1 al par. Those not paid.by August l.will he increased by one per cent.; those not paid by Sept. 1 will'have farm and the dinner table prices. Ilc'is'paid G cuhls for hogs. iherefore very properly contends that some remedy can be found ]tlnl through a revision of the tariff which would place Ihe food stuffs pass It some distance to the did not lose heart but has coo- to mako steady preen addeii'two percent.; and so on, adding one per cent, per month for n'pn payment _' Consider" it in-the.hgjil of the interest question only. At' of year no city has any money. For its running expenses il musl'borrow money, paying six or seven per cent: interest. Each month it miisl'borrow enough lo pay funning expenses and interest musl be payl on thai amount until such time as the taxes are paid in so llial they could be bought in the open markets qf the world: Any man living on a wage or moderate-income, who objects to part of the terrible burden being lifted off bis shoulders would be deserving of all liic finanrial dislress incumbent 'oil paying ex- orbitant prices to the rapidly fattening middleman. Thc'-timc has come in the history 'of Cunada lo-relieve liie strain of the people. They have.bornixa for (lie siip- ffosed sake of the industrial life of the country. Those who'have fattened under the system are repaying the people by imposing heavier burdens and exacljng tribute oiit'of all proportion to ilie benefit they have doneifte state.' By all mcnnsi'lc-t us hr.vo-n cheaper.dinner table wher.ein the'quality'improves and the costs Jessens. That is the bnltle cry of Sir Wilfrid Liiiirier and-oncc again he reveals himself; lisr the cliampion of the common people. its :bu sin ess sec.tion will prove any- thing but a temporary setback. A. big. water main at King William and James streets, Hamilton, burst, flooding streets and buildings. Ticket Meetings in support oi' the candidature of Hardie, 'Grace and Reid 15E HELD AS MONDAY, DECEMBER FIRST, Sons of England Hall. Chalrmant L. Asqulth .-THURBDAY, DECEMBER FOURTH Burgmin's Hall, NoKh Lethblldge FRIDAY, DECEMBER FIFTH Knlghti-'of Pythias Fifth Street South (iHAlll BE TAKEN EACH EVEXIXC AT EIGHT O'CLOCK These irit'etinSB will be addressed by the candidates.and they will be supported on tbb platloi'm by prominent speakers. The ratepayers of tho city arc cordially Invited to attcu'd'air these meetings, which promise to ue che most interesting of the cam- palgn.- RESERVED SEATS FOR LADIES .OUE POINT ;yiE.W; Or- Lovcring iiiny abjure Uic' -svord graft, hilt he' will have Oclojitr. In Saskatoon this year interest charges on current nccomil alone il is-safe to say! the interest lluis.paid'was lo admit that the somewhat tainted.: might "lia've... had have content with the admiration liltraclud on Ihe public philfofm, have lalteii to the stage. The Baseball Players' Fraternity will look into this invasion of their suci-ed territory. Sonic .detectives we've got, eh? -They can trace a burglar by a grease spot." "Wonder if they could tell us beforehand what ciin- Thcn there is always the possibility hanging over .the city! WJH beaten grease spot on December K. that the hank will refuse to lend enough money some month lo ineel'lihc payroll. This has happpned-righl in'Lcthbridgc and it cilyls credit Under the proposed Saskatoon schenie there would be money coining in earlier in the year, and every month yenr, thus reducing interest charges to a minimum. _'' The Herald believes the schenie would lo Lethbridge. It should be possible lo make taxes collectable twice yearly, say April 1 and Oct. 1, penalties these dales, thus making Ihe total penalty for non-payment G, per cent. in any one period. The scheme would of the present discount for prompt payment. This Avotlld1 affect.no one except that it would tend to make the lax rale somewhat lower because at present allowance is'made, in striking-tile .rate for the ''lax rafe for 10 per cent, to cover the discount offered. The pcu- uliy for non-payment would lake Ihe place of.lhc discount. It would work differently but to tht same end. We believe the suggestion is good business, arid ils adoption in Lcthlmdge should save enough in intiircsl annually to pay Hie salaries of our new commissioners. The Calgary Herald announced that there were Five tliousiind al the Bennett meeting in the Sherman rink while its rival for recognition as the chief Bennelt-Bpgers News-Tel- egram placed it al It looks as if the Telegram had the Herald badly .distanced in the race for H. B.'s affecliuns. The actual capacity of the rink is about four THE FREE DINNER TABLE C PKAKING jn inipurtanUiv: duslrialccntresf y. uncertain way for aTrtft There Upns that the Liberal leader wqs leading that way.but in his Ham- ilton speech lie left no room for doiibt as 'to his position.' The declaration of policy i.i bound lo electrify the industrial and con- suming masses of the country and thitl Ihc-greal.Jondcr' will carry his parly with him is an assurfcd'facl. -Sir Wilfrid not only cii- nunciatcd good liberal doctrine, bul he declared for an economic revolution very much needed in Canada al.tho present lime, The tremendous rapidity with which tlic-cosfof living has been ad- vancing has been a source of great, concern and the man on av- erage1 wages, or is finding it an' increasingly perplexing .task to make income and necessary expenditure meet. There is some cause for this (lo the average man unjustifiable increase .'in the economic burden) and or..- duuMi'i iiave lo probe far before he uncovers the tariff fostered trust 'magnate who in cornering the food supplies of the people not only over charges Ihe c6n- but under pays the producer of thai which he ha's to sell .-As Sir Wilfrid very aptly illustralcd-Canada raises about biisJicls of wheat annually and only uses ahoul An export market has lo he found for the bushels "and Great Brilain has o'lu; only 'customer. And (he- indisputable "fact remains tliat flour ground from' grown .in Conada sells cheaper ill England Ihnn docs flour .ground in Canada, -.And lliis of the many ilhislralions LOCAL TRAIN SCHEDULE Effective Oct. 26, 1913. ARRIVAL NAME UUK TO'AIIRiyb 513 Ctow's Neat Eipress'............Kootenaj- Landing 514 Crow's Nest Kxpress............Medicine Hat.................; 4.35 ........Spokane 6.05 ........SI. Paul 0.16 ........Cranlirook S65 Local 507 (Aldersyde branch) ....13.05 Electors: M goo-Spokane Jr'lyer Soo-Spol'.ans'.Ujrer 512? later 511 Local............. NAMR DEPARTURES FOR DUB TO DEPART 513 514 12 11 511 554 Slcciicir.e Fiat................-.23.50 .Kootenay l.nnilin? 4.45 ......St. Paul 6.'15 .Spokane Medicine I (at i i iCrsnbrook ....................v. 17.45 Ixical .Caljp.ry (via Alderayde) ,18.00 Crow's Nest Elprtss. Crow's N'est Flyer Flyer Local "After The Ball" You may havn had vain because yoiir lie would not- set right or your gloves splil, or the m of youi1 shirt was not IJul not l( you pronne Ihera trofn, JAS. S. ROSE tlei in seven distinct mikes; our Gloves illklfatiMttt or silk what mik-. er can beat "Ctuett" for dressishlrtal'Beit prices are the 63-mt aff-you pay goods. PROVE.THIS FOR YOURSELF Gentlenlen: the retjiiesl large number of our finsincss and Pro- fessional men, 1 am 'a.Candidate for A5ayor and Commissioner of Kinancc. T have lived in'the City for eleven years and. I have been connected with it since 1889, my association with the Company which eventually became known as the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company commenc- ing in ihiit year. Railway mid Irrigation Company bad very large and yaripd interests and was one of the largest Corporations in Western Ca'nad'n." As Comptroller; of that Company for niany years I had con- siderable administrative and financial experience. 1 am confident that my business training would enable me lo give the City what it so badly needs, A Good, Efficient and Economical Administration JAM IN FAVOR OF: A of the present system, a's I firmly: believe tliat if this is done it will be possible to effect some reduction in our heavy nite of taxation (wiiich is .45% higlier than, Calgary and than Edmonton.) i .Unltss'we are able to reduce our heavy taxation the pro- gress and development of the City will.be very- seriously: re- tarded. V 'A Good imd Plcnlifill Supply of pure water. A Progrcssive-Indiisfiinl Policy. of Subway on Tliirlccntli Street, The Paving'of 'rhiriecnth' Street North of'Third Avenue South to Sixth Avenue North. The opening up'of blind streets and Ihe extension of Ilic Sewer, Water und.Elcctric Light systems to house, if prac- ticable, An allegation in mclhod of paying for improve- which urt.now spread years. A'Municipal L'nho'r'Bureau. When Ihe City nccils'tncn, preference lo be given to married men resident in tlic Cily. Fpir waRe.clausc in all Cily contracts. A Public Library. A thoroughly clean Cily-and A Square Deal For All Parts Of The City made in carrying out this programme will, of nceessily, depend to a large exlcnl on our ihumccs. If you .arc in favor of thii- above platform and Ihinl; my financial experience and business training generally would be of value lo Hie Cily, llii'ii'l ask you In the inttresls of (he Cify of Lethbridge, lo {HVC me VOUU .VOTE AND INFLUENCB. "__ -v E. H. WILSON ;