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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 15, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILT HERALD AUGUST 1917 j Stampede Opening Week and Initial Fall Display Of anrt best styles in young ladies and womans Tall Coats and Skirts and Dresses Fur Neck Muffs and Fur Waists and Hosiery ami Dress ALL THE NEW AUTUMN TONES SHOWN THIS WEEK IN GREAT PROFUSION AND IN A VAR IETY OF BOTH IN STYLES AND PRICES FAR SURPASSING ALL PREVIOUS A CORDIAL INVITATION IS EXTENDED TO EVERY WOMAN VISITING THIS CITY TO INSPECT THIS SUPERB A LOOK THROUGH CARRIES WITH IT NO OBLIGATION WHATEVER TO BUY UNLESS YOU FEEL SO AND WILL IF NOTHING PROVE A MOST EDUCATIVE AND INTERESTING HANDSOMEST FALL PRICED NO HIGHER THAN THOSE OF THE PAST TWO MANY WOMEN LOOK GREATLY ENHANCED PRICES THIS BUT THESE SUITS ARE MATERIALS BOUGHT FULLY TWO YEARS THE FAMOUS NORTHWAY WHICH DEMON STRATED ITS LEADERSHIP AGAIN THIS SEASON FOR VALUES AND THOROUGH TAILOR Big Womens Suits 44 an fl Lovely quality fine Worsteds and In Burgundy and At to Misses and Womens Suits SUes 16 to 20 and 34 to A particularly attractive line in pure wool serge colors vbrowh Very special values at to SWELL NEW WAISTS A coiDpIete fall stock IE crepe de featuring styles that aro unusually attractive and shown in all siies up to Georgette to Crepe de Cheiie to Voile to Silk Waists to SPLENDID HOSIERY Almost anything one could wish tor In boys and girls school five ribbed hose and womens silk boot and cash mere of Tarious Lines bought long ago toe fore the big ad vaaces were put Special Silk Hose Extra splendid to ladles ia colors putty Palm Beach or CLARKE Stampede Opening Week and Initial Fall Display The LadiesStore Phone 453 612 3rd DRESS GOODS SILKS WE HAVE FULLY PROTECT ED OURSELVES AND OUR TOMERS AGAINST TOP PRICES IN BY PUR CHASING ENOUGH TO SUPPLY OUR THISSEASON AS LONG AS ONE AND TWO YEARS MANY LINES IN THIS LIST ARE OFFERED AT ACTUALLY LESS THAN PRESENT WHOLESALE BROADCLOTH Lovely most SO GABERDINE Eicellent splendid vreisht siiris and Many new 50 V Tp DIAGONAL TWILlf Splendid 50 Colors plum and SPECIAL Vi Brown A Mack 1 AV V1YELLA A lovely variety ot light or ani dark White per UC SPECIAL GRANITE DRESS 42 i tl 71 blue1and black v WOOL CREPE DRESS Fine pureiwooL li In ahd blue HEAVY i Many beautifulnew cloths in SnSplain Pure 64 At and S5JOO BLACK pUCHESSE Threespecial values selling at old 36 line quality At and Z2S SILK j All the new fall sby v 7 C 36 At 1 I 3 TAFFETA Plain and shct E In all wanted 5 36 WONDERFUL SHOWING OF COATS jv FEATURING THE VERY BEST MATERIALS WE HAVE EVER HAD TO WOMEN ARE AMAZED AT THE QUALITY OF THE CLOTH AND THE VERY REASONABLE PRICES HEAVY WEIGHT SOFT RICH PURE WOOL TWEEDS AND EXCELLENT PLUSHES SHOWN IN SPLENDID VARIETY OF STYLES AND SIZES TO FIT REGULAR AND EXTRA LARGE WOMEN UP TO RICH VELOUR COATS In brown At to HANDSOME TWEED COATS Lovely cloth in rich com bination At to DRESSY COATS popular this lineii all of WOMENS styles triat are hard to get M big In velours At to GOSSARD CORSETS recognized leading Hue am ong all Jront lac ing Sold only at this store A model tor every figure now niadc in ada and priced at 13 less thuii sim ilar Anierian Hoes on which you have to ray PRETTY FALL DRESSES A Most Attractive Lot Dresses for house or street for at leriwou or evening in Young regular and large sizes up to Serge tj to Silk to Net to Crepe to SEE OUR WINDOW DISPLAY CLARKE The Phone 453 612 A j Peoples Forum COMMISSION GOVERNMENT ALDERMAN1C GOVERNMENT If ot The your iinfl permission 1 like to use a IttUe more space In your Taluabte ia wlilcb to analyze and compare the two lonua of city commission and Since ray last tetter up In TOUT paper on tills subject rltb whom 1 haTe agree my vieva In favor of tba alder e U should bo an easy to determine wliith of tUe two lofins has proved most satisfactory we bare tried them by a com oa of their reprcsenlatlre general Compared of the commissioner compose our present govern aggregate about pe An aldennanlc govemmeTi would composed ot mao tix should be of sul 0eteat representation for a city th te Their rtmtinera r 1 belifire could be fued In ty also their term ot of1 ce t The charier might also pro ide that the city be requtredlb sfei a tnonliUy report In the city showing its receipts and ishursements of This would rive the people the satisfaction of mowing how aiid tor their loneywas spent I would be in favor ot the mayor reing elecled or Tour aad hts besay per and wo pi the aldermen be elected for one year and two for tvo years and for three and their re muneration fixed at each for every meeting and not to exceed 52 meetings a this vrould mean a saving in salaries alone In favor of the alderraaalc government of ahout yet In the aldermaaic government Lcthbrldge would bare 13333 pe cent representation than it has in the present government Leth bridge Ja In a class by Itself as far as Its forms government Is con no other city of like size ia th is or In a ny othe country on this continent la controll cd by a Eovernment composed of hree The fundaTnental prin1 iple of democratic government deqnate in spv mment by thepeople if his principle is which most oE is believe it thfinVthe principle jf our present city government la ab olutely for ii lack sufficient epresenlatloa oE the people Efficiency Compared In view oE the thai nearly all large c ivl c improve meats were undertaken and satisfactorily finish ed under the regime of the alder manic should put thla form ol governments efficiency out of I shall endeavor to show the different methodsem ployed by Ibe luro forms of gorern ment in transacting the citys busi Under the aldermanic govern If it was found necesaary to send one or more ol Us members or to some other part o the country in the Interest of the upon their they woud be required to expense account fo the council for consideration and pay It In their the ac count was it would be or dered but it It appeared to be exorbitant they would have the right with option to purchase It at perly must taxes must ho as is possible under a threeman goy to trim Itdown to what they thought should Its proper But under our commission the commissioners can send themselves to the east north or south in the interest of lie city whenever they consider it necessary and they must pre sent their expense account to them selves Jov which most likely would fce paid without ming or ing the honesty of our as thisis the procedure theyrnust follow In such under commission form of but do you think it is a method for RED CROSS NURSE AND A WOlsNDED SOLDIER 5IOWING HAY IX ENGLAND the commissioners tq liave to tor tie city 1 In the matter city purchas ing the Grace coal amoi the opinion had the city been under al dermanic and a similar projiosHion come up lhat It would HCFV er iiave reached the stage of being mllteu he public utility wmniia and which haro aavctJ their fee The who would have been llTins amongst the would nayo that their sentiments were positively and unalterably cppused to the principle involved such k ot the city purchasing from one of its of ficials a property at a price that netted him a smallfor Hl am under old nocity officialwas allowed to speculate off the This clause should be In every dty 1 contend this Isho fault of Ihe It another defect In our ol city in kiting tho contract the filtration the commission ers knowing that lr people were not adequately represented by them In thla compelled to pursue a procedure that might called Irregular In the letting of thla by selecting number of citizens to arlviso who repre sented no one hut but under commission government the commissioners followed the heat course While nnder altlcK manic Iho mayor and al dermen who represented would have let tho and would have been accountable to the people fpr doing WTilch Of the two systems ot government would appear to he the better In this case Aa to the procedure ptirault fn handling is and perhaps a and more satisfactory wonljl lute llkejii Item follow Mtn niinlft 4he tie neccsally of the My taking otef the Chinook club propertyon a Is is difficult to under The several moves made by the city during the past few to larger and more expensive quarters which necessitated a large of for moving and titling the buildings up for city office would Indicate that the citys busi nesshad been growing very Tn the citys business has Increased during the past1 few to require the several moves ot the city offices into larger and more ex pensive is another matter hard to In view ot the big in the price of city pro perty which occurred a few years and Is still the tai levied on necessary to citys amounts to from 50 to 100 mills on the dollar on ta actual This is not a healthy flnan Iho clly to be Ihe indicallons taxes will have the first to tlie citys business must fbe conducted on strict business and economic and must not be weighted down with dead loads of any There is a street and no doubt the commission ers have heard to the that Chinook clubvproperly was taken over by tho tor the pur pose of releasing a few men of a had Ilia mortgage on the If this rumor Is few mens Interests were well nntl many meas interest were well misrepre and shows Jn commission which wotild have hardly occurred under aldcr manfc I am not making an on our they are able and no doubt are con I have pointed out some of the dft fecls In our and I be lieve tKuy are serious enough to war Lethbridgo In reverting to alder manic rule as soon as on account of it being necessary for the legislature to make a change In lite city will cause some delay in making the but steps can he taken intbis direction at hy having a pellllon signed asking the and prcsenlcd to ourcom to bo voted on at the com ing city Thanking you for your viiluahio I Tours of the most famous artesian wells In existence Is thai at on the outskirts ot which is and to better the price of city pro duelingthe citys affairs as efficiently nearly feet OF L REDUCED BY NEW PERFECTION The high cost of living is being daily reduced by iiouse yives who cook their meals on New Perfection Oil Cook With R0atfo Ceaf0it a AViu Ffrfttiitn The Long Blue Chimney givet perfect All the heat goes to the food no nq Ask dolms HlckSchl Hardwire Hnyr Hardware Hardware Co THE IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY Limited BRANCHES IN CITIES ;