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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 30, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 1'age THE LKTilllTHWJE DAILY 11EKA1VD Sahmlay, November SO. 1012 THE AUSTRALIAN VOTE IS NOT PERFECT Don't Deprive Yourself of-the Pleasure healthful results til' ;i con.stitu- lional" out in tin- open air llicsc crisp days I'oi- IVar votii1 J'i'i't will cold. Buy shoes in suit: the that will keep vour feel warm anil dry. WE'ARE SELLING AT SPECIAL PRICES THIS WEEK JUST THE KIND OF SHOES YOU NEED FOR EVERY- DAY STREET WEAR. HIGH TOP LACE AND BUTTON STYLES FOR MEN. WOMEN AND CHILDREN, MADE OF THE'.BEST LEATH- ERS WITH SOLID OAK SOLES.'IN THS-LATEST WIN-. TER STYLES. Phone 1512 PROCLAMATION (live car all ye who liny Cliristina.s "'noils, to tho o-lad tidiii.ofs that Smith's little storo is bio- goods for the .Holiday trade. The busiest, season has entered upon its Eleventh Hour. Be Avise find buy early, that you may not be disappointed in getting you desire, by delay. We will have something new every day from now until Christinas. Come iu and see for yourself ant! you find we save yon money on your purchases. fur thai matter Ballot Laws Aliead of Most Other Nations By George-A. Djrsey, Ph.D., LL.D., In Chlcaciu Tribune. years ago heard much of Ihtf Australian ballol. We were given to nudurttaud tlmi Australia had invented a scheme which solved tin- true of this ;is of other tnilian any other country lot i.............. that perfection has not been achieved, (iiKilliy has net been arrived at. Tho much-heralded ballot by means of the post 1ms been eliminated from tho commoinvcaKh electoral act, and the ii-holo subject and a new electoral bill Is now (March, before Ni-iv South parlia- ment, which, alms -to bring about a much needed reform." Nevertheless. Australian electoral lilivs are in sen- era! in advance of those of other na- tions and present certain features which demand attention. The commonwealth electoral amended from time to time, is a bulky document of .which I shall note only certain jirovMons. It may he assumed that in general'the system of voting-In Australia is similar to that with which wo are familiar. How Elections Are Managed Electoral nets and regulations are administered by It chief electoral offi- cer for the commonwealth, lie is aided by a commonwealth electoral oilicer for each state who is subject to the directions of the chief electoral oflicer for the commonwealth. Under the state ollicer Is a divisional return- officer for each electoral division; assistant returning officers, may be ap- pointed for divisions, subject to the Marks Vole In Private UIIOH' recelviiiK the ballot paper the voter, without delay, retires to mi unoccupied booth and there In prlva'to marks his vo'.o on ihe bal- lot paper, raids the ballot so us lo conceal, the nanus of the candidates and to clearly show the initials, of the presiding Pllioer ;ui'J then forthwith openly and unfolding it drops it Into the ballot box. If n voter can satisfy the pre.sidiai; ollicer that his slsht is impaired or that ho is physically incapable or illiter- ate, the presiding ollicer in tho pres- ence of the scVuiineors shall marli, fold and deposit his ballot paper for him. The presiding ollicer may adjourn the polling from day lo day in any case where' votinR or polling la ob- structed by riot, or open.violence. The polls are open from S i" 'he inoniim; nml tin'not close until all the electors present Iu ihe polling booth nt 7-in the evening and doslrlous' of voting luivo voted. Election Expenses Limited One of the interesting features of the commonweahh electoral laws is that which limits electoral expenses. No candidate lor the senate may incur im expeusu. in excess of or for the house'or representatives in ex- cess of Kleetlon expenses'may not be incurred or- authorimi except for printing, advertising, publishing, issuing and distributing addresses' by the candidates anil notices of meeting, statlonery.'messaiiea, postage and tele- grams, committee rooms, public meet-, inss and halls therefor, and serutlu- Within eight weeks after the result any election has been declared every candidate at the election shall declare before a justice of the peace and (lie with the commonwealth elec- toral ollicer for the state a true re- turn of his electoral expenses, showing all electoral expenses paid. lui electoral expenses pam, aim >iu :ontrol of the divisional returning offl- j alKi unpaid claims for electoral The latter acts as electoral regis- rolls tor all polling places in the division or for which no electoral registrar has been appointed. Each state is divided into as many electoral divisions as it has members of the house of representatives. The governor-general appoints three per- sons for each, state to he commission- er, one of whom has to be surveyor- general. These commissioners hold oilice during' the governor-general's pleasure. A redistribution of any state into divisions may be directed by tae governor-general by proclamation. A roll of electors is kepi tor each expenses. 3 Printed instructions direct that un- der amounts paid for advertising, .sto, tiouery, etc.; committee rooms -and public meetings and halls, the names, occupations and addresses of those to whom any sum was paid and tho rea- son for which it was paid must be clearly set forth. Swears to Expenses After the total has been written in the candidate subscribes before a jus- tice of the peace to the- following: "And 1 do Solemnly and sincerely de- clare return-is tnie iu every particular, and that, except as appears by this return, t have not, and no per- son has with mv knowledge or author- division. Any name on a roll may be will, or by tho returning officer Q- provided that a sum of five a iillmgd J inV Qr ,ln my in be deposited for each inane objected v to, to be forfeited to the-King if the election or incurred any such expense objection is held by die raiirnmg olh- foj. a such cer to be frivolous The latter guesj or My notice ot the objection to the Person or valuaWe collider- objected to, although he may dismiss j l Account or In respect of ay such expense." These returns must be made oir pre- scribed, forms, signed and declared to before a.justice of the peace by tbe objection if 'lie is satisfied that the ground stated1 in the objection is not good. Valid Grounds for Objection Valid grounds for objection are that the individual has not lived in the di- vision, or has not so lived Eor at least month, or has obtained enrollment for some other division. Tbe person objected to may, orally or in writing, r LET APPLES BE THE GIFT TO YOUR FRIENDS ACROSS THE SEA Luscious, rosy, juicy, Canadian Apples! Can you imagine any gift to the dear onus in the old land that would be more acceptable. IVcfinsf! of exceptional you this niagnificont offer. We will de-liver FREE OF CHARGE to any iiddress in tho Dritipli Isles a cast; of Guaranteed Select fjfl ('anatlian Apples for the small sum of................. We use standard cases; each Apple is separately packed, and every precutmoii taken to ensure safe and rapid delivery. Over GOUO cases abipjiod last year. Mail NOW, staling where you require the case sent and WE DO THE full directions, along with your own cai'il for enclosuri.1 in case. MAIL ORDER DEPARTMENT CANADIAN' EXPOirr COMPANY 130 ST. JAMES STREET MONTREAL i'leaso ninntion this paper. terest at or in connection with the snkl Young Benefit By Taking Ad- vantage of Our Liberal Offer They will find our prices far lower than they expect to pay, and they will be surprised to find out how far a dollars will go at our store. We have arranged a credit system in such a pleasing and easy way that every one can afford to have A Cozlly Furnished Home The ;RTA OUTFITTERS Complete House Furnishers 1209 2nd st. E., Caigary 405 5th St., Dominion Blk., iethbripge the vortex of such tiny cyclones is. every .evidence that an accident has flense with dust, fallen leaves, scraps I happened. The bird is intently flying of paper, etc. straight-, ahead: apparently without The. theory readily accounts for the premeditation it capsizes; the wings, fact that birds .have tumbled while! divested' of their hold on the air, in full HigUt. A bird that suddenly enters a "hole in the a acts in a way entirely different from the antics OL the tumbling pigeon. There is either close futilely or are forced up- ward over" the back 'by. the weight o' (he falling .bird. There is a quick endeavor to right itself, with extra- ordinary.- energies, of. the; "wings, and equilibrium is retrained a.fter a full of about tweiity-live After nil, the simple action of a fan is lo create a hole-in the air. IE the path of the fan were inclosed, as in the-abtion of a vacuum would TJO and that certainly would he n hole Iu-the air. the president or chairman and the retary of the trade union or other body, and must contain particulars of j the money expended or expense in-1 curred ami be filed with the common-j oujecteu to may, orauy or m wealth electoral ollicer of the state in! answer the objection. Ifts reply is ex-1 which the election tcok -place wiihin: umlncd by the oilicer, who j twelve weeks aftur the result of the may retain or strike the name from the roll. Any person who has claimed the righr, to he enrolled upon a roll, or who has not, been -enrolled pursuant to such claim, or whose name has been struck off the roll by the returning of ficer upon an objection by any person may make application to a court of summarv jurisdiction for an order election has been, declared. Faults in Atmosphere lice or special "magistrate, or ol' two justices of the peace authorized by tbe governor-general to hear ami de- termine electoral appeals. The voter appealing at the polling booth is given a ballot paper which jhiis been initialed by the presiding olll- cer, who keens count of all such pa- pers The initials are placed on the back of the ballot so as to be easily seen when the paper is so folded as to conceal the mimey oC the Candi- da tea. TIED UP WITH SNOW STORM Halifax, Nov. had a heavy and 'wind storm tonight, Which demoralized street, car traffic and madft communication by teie- ffraph and telephone difficult. The wliwl was thirty-three miles :in hour from the northwest. FOR INVALIDS. In many forms of sickness and often during Convalescence, food faila to yield any apparent benefit. Try the addition of u little "Bovril" to the diet. Scientific tests IiaVe shown concltisivcly that "novril" is an important aid (o digestion nnd that it is a great body-builder. 4-11-11 When aviation first took hold of public and the clangLTa of flying were published, there was irectinc'that his name be added or! some mention of "holes in the restored' Such courts .consist a po- There al'e to be Pitfalls of such! nature UK might beset, a person 'walk- ing on the earth in the dark or skat-j ing on tbin ice. Subsequently the; theory was discredited. It was claim-j ed that air is air and that there could I DOC be a hole in it except that con-; stitutcd, by something which is not! air, such as tlie aviator himself. This skepticism has itself recently been discredited on grounds of crflin ary observation. It is quite likely that tho atmosphere can become so overbalanced i-n some places than an aviator might be skimming along a solid foundation a thousand fectabpve partii and then suddenly go over an airy precipice. Objects of considerable weight near a rapidly moving railroad train may be sucked in toward thp tracks. The air has -benn -displaced "uy the train: the surrounding currents rush in, and the effect is the same as of a strong wind. In Ihe'' same situation bicyclists that have paced by railroad trains testify to the ad van tage of diminished air resistance it is not unlikely that the winds themsp-lves produce a suction of the same nature. Tlie highest recorded speed of winds hi this country is lit miles an hour This body of air, moving faster a ra 11 road tra i n, the same physical effects. course its boundary lines are nut there is no reason for doubtnc; that (he gust of causes some uisptarc-inerit atorig jiallj. This is especially tito cnsu when ihc wind takc-s a spiral form. Examples of ALVARO DE ROMANONES MK may bfi IIOW aml [hen TKe President of the Spanish Ch'am- in cmmtrv roads and even i.i city A wlnd Ish Cabinet In consequence of -ihe as- wi" irl tho siirroiimling dust and sassination of Premier. Canalcjas. ''Eht- substuuces. Somotimca Trade supplied by J. S. Fry Sons, Limited., 123 Banna tync Avenue East, Winnipeg. "Ask your druggist: lor Try's Mailed invalids.'" great strength builder lor ;