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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta November Majestic Theatre W. Sherman, Mgr. Tfcie ALLEN Players, supporting Miss Verna Felton TO-NIGHT "The Bishop's Carriage" To-morrow, Sapho 2oc on at Rockon'i MUSIC ANDDRAMA (Conducted by FIDCLIO) SBijouTheatre HJc J lOc 15c I.'ODAY! TODAY! TODAY! IFhe Waif Getting Even Drama .Comedy Mutt Jeff Illustrated Song i As reporters By W. Little DONT MISS THESE and t fcomfortable. LAST TIMES TONIGHT THE SLEEP WALKER Uko all Starland pictures tt Is brimful of genuine atmosphere. JIED DEER'S DEVOTION of Excitement, in' thte' HOW THE HUNGRY MAN WAS FED A laugh provoking bundle of absurdities. "Billy" By-Miss Richards Lethbridge, Nov. 28th, 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES 1 am a candidate for election to your Council Board for the year 1 ask your suiiport on the following CAR SYSTEM: 1 favor the construction of the municipally-owned street car system, as already outlined, and its completion If possi- ble, in time for the International Dry Farming Congress, laia. 2 OF TRADE: 1 favor doing everything; possible for the extension ot the Lethbridge wholesale, and retail trade throughout Southern and to this end, advocate taking steps towards the encouragement of a, RADIAL RAILWAY SYSTEM, con- necting outlying towns with the City of Lethbridge. 3.-INTERNATIONAL DRY FARMING CONGRESS: I favor the hearty co-operation of the. Mayor and Council with the Board of Trade in making 'the International Dry Farming CongreEB a complete success so as to derive the full bnefit of this Congress as a boosting feature lor Leth- bridge. IMPROVEMENTS: favor carrying .out iiriw entirety, the excellent program !for paving, sidewalks, development, other munl- 'clpal Improvements as laid out by Hie Council of this pres- ent year and aucn extensions to this program as the growth 1 of tbe city may make iidvlsahle. RAILWAY CROSSINGS: I favor early agreement, with the Canadian Pacific Railway Company for adjustment of their grade with- ''jri.the city limits, in order that the proposed WEST- MINSTER SUBWAY al'jd other crowlngs which may be- .come necessary, may be constructed with tbe possible delay and at reasonablu cost. GOVERNMENT: I favor an economical management of the business of the city, employing the nwst export available heads of du- .partmwits, and.a cirefifl consideration of the form ot COM- MISSION GOVERNMENT best adapted to the needs ot this growing city. If elected, 1 pledge myself to act in the Interests of tbe WHOLE CITY or Lcthbridse. I shall do my best to be the actual of tho people; ;ind, as I tbe butlness of this city is a vital matter to cverry resident. I shall hold myself open all times to receive Impart Information and discuss civic ntfnlrs with any of mf fellow-rnlepayeri. fit Ithfully yours, II. .1. H. BKHITII. "The Lien and the. Players Excel In Klein's Pliy Tho work of ''he Allen Hayera at the Majestic TlHjnlre last evening.in Charles Klein's famous pluy "The Ijlon and the aroused much favorable comnient as a result of the excellence of purformanc-e. The bill was hy far tho best thine' done the' Alleir Phiyoi-H during tliclr en- gagement here so far. Kiln's book Is one of -Ihe, most ol'foetlvely drama- tized stories at present before the public. There la not :i weak link In uction from beginning to end. Last evening Peltou again distinguished herself in tho role of Shirley 'Roasmore. This clever act- ress iu moments of dramatic intensity encourages critical Miss Kel- ton, moreover, does not strain for effects. She is one of -the fow act- resses who endeavors to live the part she plays. .Miss Felton has been well schooled iu theatrics. Another bright light In the performance on this oc- Jcaslon was the work of Harry Cornel! j ,jiu the character of John Hurke'-tt Dy-' der. Mr. Cornell Invested his study :with deftness and intelligent appre- ciation of 'th'e -part assigned to him. The other parts were in capable hands The four acts of tho play were ad- mirably arranged. The Royal Hun- garian Quartette again delighted-their iidmirers. The company tonight will present uhanning PoWock's play "In the Bish- op's Carriage." Those -.vlshing to en- joy -something real good in the dra- matic line should not fall -to at'en-1 Starland Attractions In spite of the very disagreeable weather yesterday large crowds at- tended the people's favorite theatre and were well repaid for their visit. The program was a good .one and picture-brought forth .enthusiHs-J iastic iiraise. A 'repetition of the saiiie bill will be given again today and there is no doubt -that Startand will be well patronised. "The Sleep Walker" Is an unusual picture of monentous situations that arouse and keep every interest awake, "lied Deer's Devotion" is a big Indyin production brimful of excitement and bristles with activity. A comedy, "How the Hungry Man 'Was is good, and there is enough this reel to Jileaso everyone; Just i good clean'fun that will appeal to all. Last but any means least Is ithe "In and Around Hii- 'varia, a most interesting pan- oramic view of picturesque Havana, whose architectural -beauties, historic lore and quaint customs, relics of .centuries of Spanish dominion, have made it one of the show pieces of the new world. film closes wlf> j a beautiful view of moonlight on I harbor. There is never anything threadbare or time honored In Startand. films, but always something now and novel and clever holds all ys sonieuung new anu uuvui mm ir; the something different that the interest and attention of BIJou Thentre The Bijou 'midweeic program is an .all-star one. "Mutt and Jeff" can al- ways be relied on to keep a house in j roars of laughter, but as reporters I they are a scream. Mutt, as R society interviewer is certainly the best yet. j'Tha Waif" is a very pathetic story, beautifully presented by an excellent i company and arouses the-sympathy of 'all for the' little orphan, who. how- ever, lands in good hands in tho Bnish. The fickleness of a naval officer and his sweetheart's trick to trap.-him when abroad is'all excellent picture, .while "Getting the story of an father and a persistent lover Is scream of laughter from start to finish. W. Little contributes a bari- tone, song at each performance and .altogether a most pleasant hour can i be spent at this cosy theatre. The Natural Resources Policy (Continued from front'page) Hon. Clias: H'ltpliy was -'.Informed that the government hsd not accepV any oi the'tenders for the con- struction of a Canatlian navy. All :the deposits made in this connection had hec-n returned. j Details of the employment ol Ar- llmr'Hawkes, were B'VCT to one oi Mr- Murphy's questions. Mr. Hawkcs was engaged on Nov. 13 nt a month and expenses to visit the diiierent provincial governments and ascsrlain their views as regards to iinmiprnt-lon work with a view 'o co-operation. Mr- Hawkcs had no pre- vious experience. As to Mr. Hawkcs' participation in the appe.il to the British horn in the last election, the government had no information. Air. Martin of Kegina, asked if tho j government was o-ware of a by the minister ol the interior, that a' list would he prepared, for Sas- katchewan. The answer wns "No." To the Electors of the City ofLeth- bridge Having decided to become a Candidate for the Council Board I respectfully solicit your vote and Influence at the coming election. If elect- ed, the city's Interests will receive my host attention at all times. I consider that my twenty-four, years of Practi- cal Railroading 'qualifies mo to deal in a competent man- ner with the various con- struction problems of the city. As far as the general business of the city is con- cerned, I claim-to possess sut- .business ability to give', the city good service. You already know my plat- form in detail. If it com- mends Itself to you I respect- fully ask you to cast your vote for me on the llth .of December; V A. OLSON. Lethbridge, Alta' To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge: LADIES. AND GENTLEMEN: Having decided to offer myself as a can- didate for election as alderman of the City of Lethbriclge, I res- pectfully solicit your- vote and influence. I am heartily in favor of carrying ont the policy of improve- ments by the present Civic Council, and haying them.completed with, as little delay as pos- sible. In addition, I am in favor.of having all lighting and tele- phone wire's laid un- der ground especially in the contra] portions of the City and on Thirteenth St.. North. Tf elected my ser- vices will at all times he at the disposal of the ra.l ppaycrs o'f the City .of. Letlihridge. Your LIONEL ASQUITII EDMONTON'S COMMISSIONERS Edmoitton. N'or. Chalm- ers and A. O. Harrison have been ap- pointed My commissioners at an an- mm! salary of To The Electors of the City of Lethbridge Having at the request of many rate- payers, decided to offer myself is a candidate for school trustee at the qomlns election, I respectfully solicit Four vote and Influence. If elected I rill discharge the duties of tho posi- tion to tho best of my aliillty. W. J. NKL30N PARTING GIFT TO REV. MR. GORDON EX-MINISTER OF KNOX CHURCH RECEIVES EVIDENCES OF FRIENDSHIP The Hev.. A. M'. Gordon, M.A., II. retiring pnstor of 'K'no.x church, has intimated on mure than one occa- sion with emphasis, that he does not care to accept, testimonials. Mr. Gor- don sonte time ago, it will he reuieiu- licrcd, -resigned from the pastorate. Since then several .members of the congregation approached Mr., Gordon :aiul asl.ed him if he would1 decent a testimonial. Mr. Gordon, however, n.ade it clcnr that lie would much rather decline. Notwithstanding Mr. Gordon's attitude, 'however, several of his personal friends made up their minds to do something in the matter, with the result in the vestry of KIIO.V. church Mr. Gordon jwas prescliied with n magnificent gold I watch, locket and lob, with monor j gram inscribed thereon as being scnted by a few oE his personal friends in .Lethbridgc, dated Nov. 28, 1911.. This presentation was purely a private -one ami had nothing to do with the church. In addition, before leaving the city yesterday for Kings- ton, Gordon was presented at the station with a wcll-fillcd purse of gold by the same 'friends. Last j Tuesday evening, also, Mr. Gordon was tendered a dinner at the Alexan- idra Hotel by a number of the young men connected _ with Knox church, with whom" Mr. Gordon was a great favorite. Mr. Gordon's departure from Lethbridge is regretted hy everyone. I He was .an earnest, scholarly preach- jer, ami beloved by everyone with whom he came in contact. His work as minister, of -Knox church was mark- ed by his untiring zeal for the up- building of. the church where he lab- ored successfully for so long. PYTHIAN KNIGHT'S HADGALATIME ,The handsome hail of the Knlghti of Pythias was thronged -with mem- .bers of tho order and their a smoker and concert last night, which proved to be as pleasant a func- tion of the kind as was .ever held in the city. For the first hour the whist tables. were filled and a Jolly time spent, after which a lengthy program of music and speeches was presented. It was past midnight when the coffee and sandwiches were served and so pleasing was the entertainment near- ly everyone remained until the close. Knight McCaw presided and the visitors were welcomed in a neat 'speech by Chancellor Commander of LethbrldEC 3fo. 2, .1. ueorge Harper. Songs were sung hy Berg Ellingson, Mr. Spencer, D. A. Htrtton, J. T. Petts, Tom Chapman and R. Jamieson. Recalls were the order of the night, and Mr. Chapman In negro monologue and song made a great hit. All the singers were good, and, if the appre- ciation of the audience was sufficient, they had a generous reward. H. C. C. j Salmon was accompanist for all the singers except.Mr. Chapnian, wiio was accompanied by Charlie Toull. Notably enjoyable were selections from the orchestra of the New Morris theatre, which were enthusiastically applauded. Speeches were made by George M. j (Hatch, a member of the order (or 32 j yeara; C. F. P. Conybeare K.C. and by T. W. Quayle, who -belongs to Waresholm lodge. Mr. Conybearo'i address was listened to with evident interest. In ornate diction ho out- lined the objects ot the order and: greatly impressed those who heard of it for tho first time. Mr. Conybeare j pointed out that the Knights of Pyth- ias Is a fraternal society purely and stands for the uplift of man and the building up of a strong nation. One one country, one language are 'the guiding principles of Pythianlim. i Great regret was expressed over the absence of Brotner Dave Eltou through severe Hlneas. committee In charjre of thn arrangements are certainly ddnorvlng of the heartiest commendation for the pleasant entertainment provided. FIGHTING OVER MRS. BODY'S WILL Concord, N. H., SO.-Tho alte- ration that the interest on a trust Innd left hy Jlrs. Miry Ba'.ier G. Eddy, founder i< the Christian Sci- ence church for the benefit of her grand-children is being used in whole or in part for the maintenance of liti- gation looking nswn'rds (lit setting aside of-the residuary clause ol Mrs. j Hddy's it-ill, is contained In bill in filed in the probate court yes- terday hy General Krjnl; S. Sifceetet, Lethbridge, Nov. 27, 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge liADIKB At the reauest ot t taree number of city I have entered the municipal IMA an candidate for the Mayors sent for 1 solicit your voto.-and ask for your support, Dec. 11th, on the following grounds: 1. 1 advocate straight commission form of govern- incnt. Including inlilatlve, ref- erendum ami recall. The Now City Charter, now being drafted, to be sub- mitted to the be- fore being presented to the legislature. 2. 1 advocate a street railway owned and operated by the city, to be built and put In operation ai aoon at poaBlble. 3. I advocate a, at the crosilnf of Westmin- ster Road between North and South Lethbrldfe. 4. I advocate the Instal- lation of an efficient., flit ration system, eitentlve enough to insure an adequate tuppjy of 'pure water for the city's 5. I am In favor of a more efficient aid systematic service, for the protection of tbe public health and cleanliness of the city. 6. am In laving, the aiteiwlon of tfce sidewalks and boulevardi, and tbe Improvement of our hlgbwayi. as conditions will justify. 7. I am In favor- of eomptotiur all public works and.lmprorer ments undertaken by the city In the speediest and most tyatenuUa manner, thus securing the greatest economy In operating upeaM and the least Inconvenience to the public. 8. 1 am In favor of tbe Mayor and City Council co-opentiuc with the Board of Trade aad Citizens In an earnest -endeavor to boost Lethbridge by making the Dry Farming Congren of 1912 the successful ever'Seia: In conclusion I will slate that If elected jm Dec. lltb. I pledie myself to give a square deal to all parta of the city, to administer the city's in a business like way, and to stand at all to advocate any policy which spells P-R-O-G-R-E-S-S for the Cltjr of Lethbrtdge. Youra to command., A. B. STAFFORD. Lethbridge, Nov.29th, 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: Your Tote and influence Is for JOHN.OIL-. MORE, a .nominee of the. North Lethbridge Ratepayers' Axociatlon, as alderman for the City of Lethbridge for the years 1912 and 1913, for the following reasons: 1. I advocate a straightforward, business-like administration of civic affairs, bated on the policy of allowing the electors to know times what the policy of the Council Is. 2. The putting into execution ag soon as possible of t Commis- sion form of Civic Government, Including the Initiative, the Referen- dum and Recall. 3. I am in favor of Single Tax, and will do all In my power further that system 'of .taxation, but would Ijke to see it further ex- plained and put to t rote' of the. electors. I am in favor of competing the Street Hallway ai aoon M Vr sible, but I am strongly a Level Crossing of tbe Street Railway track at Westminster. Road, temporary or otherwise, of lymten) of transfer or make-shifts. I am In furor of bringing the Slrwt'Railway line that is to serve the interests North Lethbridge orer the over- head, bridge and the building and completion of the Subway at Wwt. minster Roid BB soon as possible. f 5. As Weetminsted Road will have to be double tracked, ant ttsjM It no doubt it will be Me of tbe main businees streets of the cttr lo the near future, and' as It It only s66-ft street, I am in favor of Ibe new Council taking up the question of widening It once, tbe sooner this is done the less it will cost. S. If elected, I shall do my utmost to keep the Sanitary eerrke, Water, Sewers and Sidewalk! all In accordance with the city's, growth, and make and keep this a clean cHy. 7. I am in favor of a Fair Wage CUine beioe Inserted IB all City Contracts. Yours respectfully, JOHN OILMORB, Lethbridge, Nov. 30th 1911 To the Electors of the City of Lethbridge LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: As I have been requested by a number of ratepayers of the city I offer myself as a candidate for election to your Council Board for 191 J, and respectfully solicit your Tote and Influence the coming election. If It be your desire to elect me, tt will be my aim to devote suf- ficient ot my .time and study'to the administration of civic affairs, 'to tho furtherance ot the many good enterprises already established by the present Council, to tho careful expenditure of tho public raohlei, to the making the International Dry Farming Congress for the coming year the moat successful yet and to whatever tends to the upbuilding and making ot the City of Lethbridge, M a whole, the model city of the Wett. Tours respectfully, JAMES A1RD. one ot the trustees. They claim lhat this alleged use of the money la in violation of the terms of the trust and they aak the court fot hwtrnc- ticiix as to further vdtl UK deed. ;