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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Letlibridge Daily HouQd, Monday, August 22 The Daily Herald Established December, 1907. Published by the Lethbridge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., every lawful even- lug'-at its office, Crabb Street, Leth- bridge, Alberta, Canada. W; A. BUCHANAN, Managing Director and Editor. PHONES: and News Department. Circulation and Job Departments. Subscription Rates Daily, one year, delivered .......54-00 Daily, sis months, delivered -----12.00 Daily, three mouths, delivered Daily, one month, delivered ......35c Daily, one year, by Daily, sis months, by mail Daily, three months, by mail .....S5c Addresses changed as often as desir ed, b.ut both new and old addresses SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office la the world FOUNDED A.D. 1710 RLCENTENAMY 191O HOME OFFICES LONDON. ENGLAND Canadian Brunch. Sun Building. Toronto, H. M. acea for all municipal ills. Good gov- Calgary should have had the pro- erument rests always, in the last an- j vincial asylum as an expert declares alysis, with the people these institutions should always be and it is well that it is so. Did the located near a large city. commission, or any other plan, relieve the people of the responsibilities of1 Jos. Cannon is after the Speaker- self-government, then would it indeed be, not. a blessing, but a curse and a calamity. TEN MEMBERS FOR ALBERTA While the census proper i? enumer-1 large cilies ated only once in ceu years, there is' a careful check on population from ship again, but unlike Charley Fisher, of the Alberta Legislature, he is not likely to be chosen. Dr. Hobbs, a Guelph authority., says Ponoka( win have to grow iu .to meet the require- year to ypar, and of laceXan annual j estimate. As is well known, Quebec j rcisues the unit of representation.} HobbSj tile expert has a fixed representation of M; you w aieh determines the basis of being must be given.. WEEKLY Wednesday in eight lurcisnes the pages, and contains a summary of the' news of tiie week, local and diso-ict. whi }l One year, in advance ...........51-50.; Sis months, in advance ..........75o i _ Three mouths, in advance On March 31. according to tne oiti- THE DAILY HERALD j ml estimate, the population of Que-; City is along splen- ic on sale at the following places: ;.bec was as compared with. didly Today it is choosing its first Cross Drug and Bookj wa-ii the census was taken i council and it will be only a words of the Ponoka editor, alieuist, is when he talks about being located near large cities. ac and Co.. R. Hamil-1 tae unit of representation at toe end ton. of JIarch was Applying this to the estimate of population of the jtfiree prairie provinces on March 31. .Manitoba would to-day 'be entitled to j fifteen instead of ten members, Sas- :o eleven instead of ten. i and Alberta to ten instead of seven. I The estimated population of Canada I on March was 7.489.781. Xest it is expected it will be over Plr.chsr J. Mitchell. U. i. McCrea, Bros. Drug Book Co. Fernie, 3. Beal. Cranbrook, S. Atchison. L. Reiaecke. Grassy Tughan. Diamond D Arc's drug score. Medicine M. Northam. Vancouver, B. Wide News Minneapolis-Brown Brown, 219 4th Quebec, as stated, has a population of as compared {with 1.64S.S9S in 1901. Ontario is now at 2.6S7.S61. as compared with 2.1S2.947 ten years ago. The pop- I ulation of the three prairie provinces I is now estimated ac as com- The city council has decided to sub-[ -_ Thp j pared wain in lyyi, ine Sunday, September 4th Remember this date, as our next excursion leaves Lethbridge the morning of September 4th, and points between Macleod and Calgary afternoon of 3rd net per acre This looks large, but we have letter from prominent grower stating that his cherries yielded this m 1909 and 1910 Come in and let us show you the proof and convince you Arrow Lake Orchards, Ltd. Lethbridge Hotel Block Phone 1212 street. Also on all C. P. R. trains. THE QUESTION BEFORE THE PEOPLE mic to a plebiscite of the ratepayers the question of whether or not a change in the present form, of civic government is required and the whole} matter of the commission system, i which has been much talked about j during the past two years and a. half, is thus taken from the field of spec- ulation and thrown bodily into the arena of practical civic polities. The plan or system which the Letb- bridge city council appears to hare in view is tiiat which within the last few rears, ias been adopted 'by scores of cities in the central and" western states. Its outstanding features are a salaried commission of from three j to six industrious able men, elected by the people for long terms, but re- sponsible to the people direct by means of the initiative, referendum and recall. If the ratepayers of the city of Lethbridge vote to adopt a sion plan embodying these features. Lethbridge will -be in the somewhat unique position of being the first ciiy in Canada to adopt them; and, in any case, from the information at J3r.nd. it is tie first city in Canada in which j the people hare ever had the oppor- tunity, even, of voting upon the ques-j tion. Upon the other side of the line, however, the spread of this form of municipal government "nas 'been rapid indeed. It is the natural reaction, per- haps, from the admittedly rotten state in which, for a long rime, American j municipal poltics had stewed and fes-! tered. After years of floundering be-1 tween scandalous subserviency to cor-1 porations on the one hand and ignor-1 ant or vicious or dishonest attacks' upon them on the other, the progres-! sive committees of the country have in recent years been coming to the conclusion that to got this business j of the people attended to promptly' and satisfactorily, in is necessary to entrust it to small and well commissjoss, composed of competent -men charged with due power and re- sponsibility. It is an axiom of good government that the men in control of things must i be men of known integrity, ability, in-'j dustry and sound judgment. In aj young city like Lethbridge, few men of this style are in the leiSL'je class; they are occupied in private enter- j prise, and if the city is to have the services of such men it must pay sal- aries hig enough to tempt them from private life. Among those la Leth- bridge who hare given the matter any study at all, it is fairly well agreed that a, commission, or council, com- posed of two or three highly qualified, salaried men, has got to take the place, executively at" least, of the pres- ent aldermanic chairman of commit- tee system; so further discussion up- on this point Is unnecessary. But the point that has got to be j tureshed has got to be de- cided by the ratepayers for them- simply this: Shall this sal- aried council or commission be made responsible to another and a numeri- cally larger council, "which in turn is supposed to be responsible to, and re- presentative of the people? Or shall it be made responsible to the people direct by means of the initiative, ref- erendum and recall? Do the people wish to elect a board of aldermen who will govern and direct the commis- sioners for them? Or do the people tnink that it would be a better thing to retain the election and control of the commissioners in their own hands? Whichever is finally decided upon, tnere is one thins tc be very care- fully guarded opinion that seems be quite general, that the commission plan constitutes a pan- timate of the three maritime rinces is 1..QG0.67S. as 'against I ten years ago FINISHING OF MEATS IN LOCAL FOOD STUFFS The work of mutton finishing be- ing undertaken by the Lethbridge Fanning Co. is the kind of enterprise tfiat should grow. It will give the consumer a better article will im- prove the land, give a znarke: for un- finished range sheep, giving employ- ment to labor and will help 10 save the agricultural work of the district from the charge of -being a soil rob- bing proposition. It is the logical accompaniment of our great alfalfa wealth. ayor and town council. The Calgary Albertan 'says Alberta in need of another Normal school, j tvatch the deputations from Peace River Landing to Couns swarm iinto the Premier's office and demand :this new institution. Calgary is very much annoyed be- cause its population is underrated. That ciry claims people and at that rate the city limits are bound- ed on the east by Medicine Hat, on the west by Banff, on the south by High River, and on the north by Premier McBride said British Co- lumbians took the ground that they were welcoming the premier of Can- ada without reference to parry affilia- tions and that in Sir Wilfrid Canada has its most illustrious citizen. That is the proper attitude for good citi- zens to take. From Other Sanctums OUR POINT OF VIEW Calgary must have taken its last census at fair time. Well Rid of Him (Cartnangay Sun) Every time you hear a niaji grouch- ing ?.bom leaving the country, dcn't discourage Jim: Let him 20. He has not the right kind of blood in his veins to be a citizen of this country. Wise Men tCarmangay Sun) Several farmers in this district have ___ raised the price of their land. They Give Laurier such a reception that claim that a country that can grow he will not soon forget there is such a place as Lethbridge. crops without moisture is a good country in which to live. The Board of Trade's persistency j Good Times Ahead won out and the street mail delivery (Carmangay Sun) will soon be a fact. With a large irrigation ditch to the _____ east of us and a large railway bridge What we want next is a postoffice construction right in town the large enough to meet the require-j of Carmangay need not fear ments of this city for vears to come. for a slump in business. MORNINGSIDE The Key to the Growth of Lethbridge NO INTEREST The NO TAXES Standard Securities Co. OLIVER BLOCK Lethbridge ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS WM.T.WlLLlAMS-ArcJmect, Whii ue? Block. Late of Williams Bros. Architects. a. JJoom Wnitne- Block. Calgary is talking of paying its Mayor ?5.000 a. year. A good one like Mayor Jamieson is worth the money. Winter wheat in the Cardston dis- trict strikes 30 bushels to the acre in one instance. How is that for a dry year in Southern Alberta? Mr, Candy, the Edmonton immigra- tion man, will find Southern Albena farmers have too much faith in this to be tempted away. The Postoft'ice department has found out one thing about Lethbridge and that is that it has a real live Board of Trade. Good Mayors in Danger i (Chicago Tribune) A man takes his life in Ms hands I wnen he becomes a good mayor of j New York City. Who Js He Driving At? i (Calgary News) i At the Lyric theatre last night the i suffragettes were alluded to s.s "suf- j feringettes" and "suffering cats." Many a truthful word is spoken in jest. LEGAL JOHNSTONS ters and soliciters. Office, ftdjoin ing Union Bank, Lethbridge. L.M Jonnstone; J. Norman Ritchie. 1 CONYBEARE, CHURCH McAfi -THUR Barristers, Solicitors. Notaries Public and Commissioners. Cotiybeare Block, Lethbiidge, Alta I Leth bridge, Block, Redpath street DR. W, S. Surgeon, Accoucher. 9 a.m.; 2-3; 7-8 Office 814 Bed- patn street, phone 1253. SIMMONS Solicitors and Notaries. Money tt loan. Offices In Canadian Bank of Side Lights All citizens interested in the com- mission form of government should hear Mr. Bigelow's address at the Ly- ceum tomorrow night. It is our duty as ratepayers to get all the informa- tion on this subject possible 'before making any decision. This is Worth Money To You Every article we sell is ab- solutely guaranteed. If you are tfSt entirely sat- isfied we shall gladly return you the money, A satisfied customer is our best advertisement and -we have many of them. THE RED CROSS DRUG BOOK CO. Safe Satisfactory Drug Store Acadia Block, Redpath St. Day and Night 551 Night Bell Picture Framer. j Continued Danger j (The Clinic) j A nurse had been called as a wit- ness to prove the correctness of a ibill of a physician. "Let us get at the [facts of the -said the lawyer, [who was doing a cross-examination (stunt. "Didn't the doctor make sev- jeral visits after the patient was out of "No, answered the j nurse. "I -considered the patient in j danger as long as the doctor continued i his visits." i The Great Robber (Boston Hall) Some boys were disputing about who was the greatest robber. One said Dick Turpin was, "because he was best known. Another declared it was Kobin Hood, who robbed the rich. Another contended for Napoleon, be- cause he robbed by wholesale. Still another for the James boys, who got off with the swag. At last one turned to the little .boy who was too timid to butt in: do you he said, "for all around work our landlord is no slouch." Commerce Bldg. S. J. Shepherd. W. C. Simmons-. H. A. J. Solicitor, Notary. Room 14, Susflord Block. R. B. C. THOMSON, B.A., sician, Surgeon and Accoucher. Of- fice, Douglas block, Westminster Road. Residence 320 Wallwork St. Phone 476. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, LethbrMge, AJitau Office hours: 9.30-12 pjn.; 7-8 p.m. Office Phone 341; Resi- dence 593. POAPST DUN Solicitors and Notaries. Money to loan. Southard Block. DR. M, J graduate of Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Toronto, and holder of a Dominion Dental certificate. Office room 4 Macdonald Blk. Phone 1071. E. C. Soli- citor, Notary etc; 1 2 SoatDtrd Block; Money to SMITH solicitors, notaries, etc. 4 Alberta Block, Round Street. R. Andrew Smith, B. A., L. L. B.; John J. Cam- eron, L.LJB. MEDICAL DR. and Sur- geon. Bryan Block, Room 21. Office hours, 9-12; 2-5; 7-10. Phone 658. DOCTOR St. Before 9 2-3; 7-8. DR. Stafford Block, Residence 313 Rd. Of- fice hours 11-12; 1-3; 7-S.30. Of'lce Pnone 319; Residence 1090. DR. J.A. and Sur- geon, Accoucher. Office and resi- dence 1210 Co.urtland St. Phone 1246. DR. Surgeon and Accoucher. Office Stafford Blk. Phone 567. Residence 425 Bartlett St. Phone 521. Office hours, 10-12; 2-5; 7-9. THE DAINTY PRIVATE HOSPITAL Maternity worK a specialty. Grad- uate nurse In charge. UNDERTAKING T. S. Director and Embalmer. White and black hearses. Parlors open day and night at four doors west of Post Office. Exclusive agency Tor ,the Calgary Sommerrille Marble Co. Phone 561. DR. C. C. Surgeon, Accoucher. Office, Alberta Block Residence, comer Glyn and Bom- pas. Hours, 11-12; 2-4; 7-8.30. Petty Larceny When the boundary line controver- sy between Massachusetts and Rhode Island was waxing hot some years ago a Rhode Island member of congress j became indignantly eloquent. "This plan of depriving Rhode Island of her possessions." he said, "is a tremen- dous injustice." said Sena- tor Dnwes. "if we took the whole state it wouldn't be anything hut pet- ty larceny." DR. GARNET T. grad- uate Royal College of Dental Sur- geons, Toronto. Office 219 Sherlock Building. Fours 9-12, 1-5. Phone 463, R. G. Director Embalmer. Graduate of San Fran- cisco college, and Cincinnati college, latest methcxls or embalming; black and white funeral cars; monuments i sold and eet up; all work etrlctly i under the charge or R. G. Addlson. Lady In Attendance. Office, 321 I Crabb Lethbrtdgc; Phone 682. ERNEST E. CARVER, M.B.A.A., M.R. A., A. A- I. BJcck. Phone H. M. w. A. Architects. 211 Sherlock Block Leth- bridge. .Pnone, 143S. WfLLlAM and Con- tractor. Estimates free. Repairs and Alterations. Office Room 5, Bryan Block. Phone 426. P. O. Box 512 T. K. and Build- er, estimates given on all kinds of buildings; nothing too small noth- ing too large. Box 515: office 1260 Courtland street. CONCRETE esecut ed for cement sidewalks, basements and other concrete work, Arr scone sills and lintels made to detail. Con- crete blocks and brick always on hand. H. J. Goode Co., Concrete Factory 523 Smith St, Phone 1344 MUSIC MADAM plan iste. At liberty for engagements dances, operatic, dramatic and vau deville. Pupils taken in pianoforte and voice culture. Cello by a lady (graduate.) MISS NORMAN, teach er of dancing. 622 Crabb St 143-0 Mr. J. W. given iz voice cultivation, organ and piano forte playing and theory. Candidates prepared for examinations of the As sociated Board of the Royal Acad- emy and Royal College of Music. 710 St. Phone 420 LETHBRIDGE CONSERVATORY OF Department, summer Queenie Tabor, late of Acadia Seminary, N. S., and pupil of Reginwald, will have charge of the summer course In piano and theory. For terms address Conservatory of Music, 90 Ashmead, corner Bompas Street DR. ttd Surg- eon office Block; Phone 338; RnsMenoe 410 Emeirt DR. J. E. (McGIll) Physi- cian and Surgeon. Electric and X- ray treatment. Office Room 18 Sherlock Building. Corner Redpatl- and Glyn. Hours: Till 9; 11-1: 3-5; 7-9. Sundays: Till 10; 1-4; 8.30-9.30 Phone toy a-nd night 1242. NURSING H. C. C. SALMON is prepared to celve pupils IA Piano amd Theory. Candidates prepared for London, Eng., and Toronto Examinations. 1213 Boinpas street P. O. Box 1SI. Paone 1162. Viavl Co., offices 1217 Bompas street. Hours 10-12 a. m, 5-8 p.m. Mrs. Annie Lingard, manager. P. O. Box 2061. Phone 1236. 173-01 MANICURING, ETC. MUSIC experienced graduate teacher, late of State Nor- mal School, Springfield, S. D. per term of 20 lessons. Mrs. E. A. Halverson, 1212 Bompas St 195-ox PHONE MISS V. goods, hairdrcssing, manicure, combings made up, orders taken for Spirilla corsets. Acadia Blk., Redpath St., Lethbridge. THE STANDARD PLUMBING CO. Steam and Hot Water Heating Office and Workshop at 610 Burdett lit C. McCLURC KNAPMAN NEW GROCERY Carrying a Full of Groceries, Teas, Coffees, Fruits and THE SUE WOO CHANG CO. .JOEFONG (Manager) Baroness Ar- lington Hotel Thft Office or Ripley Transfer Co, la Now On Redpatl! St. Opposite Methodist Church Draying done on short HAY AND GRAIN FOR SALE PHONES: The Waddington- Stuckey Company Dealers in All Kinds of HAY GRAIN Carloads shipped at once, on receipt of order. Get our prices. Hay, Grain. Stock, Etc. sold on commission, either by pri- vate treaty or public auction. WAREHOUSE SALES YD. SMITH ST. Rear of Dallas Hotel Phone 425 Office Round St. LETHBRIDGE'S LEADING HORSESHOERS Track Shoeing a specialty. Special attention given to de- fects, such as interfering, overreaching and all kinds of tender feet, also track shoe- ing. Experts in -charge of repair dept. C. N. FISHER FURMAN'S LIVERY BARN Cor. Smith and Dufferin CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT W. D. aoconntani. Audits, liquidations, general accoun'' ing ,and advice Acadia EHock. Lethbridge. Alw- SURVEYING J. F. HAMILTON, Land Surveyor, Irrigation and Hy- draulic Engineer. Rooma 5 and Whitney Block. p: 0 Box 557- Phone 1042, W. H. YOUNG, Land Surveyor; mine purveyor; Irrigation engineer. P. O. Block. Phone 511. CALEDONIAN HALL The Caledonian Hail is open to let for dances, parties, banquets, etc. Bnst floor In city, steam beated, kitch- en in connection, all modern convea- lences. Parties wishing to engage ap- ply to J H. KelUe, Weslern Plumbing Co. LETHBRIDGE CALEDONIAN SO- Caledoniaa Hall. Glya St., Mondays and Thursdays, from S till 10.30 p.m. All Scotsmen .1. B. Gibbon, Pres.; A.L Johnston, Sec., Box 500. Lethbridge Caledonian Society Meets Caledonian Kail, G-lyn St., Mon- days and Thursdays, from till 10.30 p.m. All Scotsmen welcome. J. B. Gibbon, A. L. Johnston, President. Secretary, Bos 500. terie Ko. Ill Meett and thlre Saturdayi .in K. of P Hall t o'clock. Wilting brethren are cordially Invitee J. McBREDE SHIT1LT, W P GUS. NEIDIG, W. 8 LODGE PRIDE OF ALBERTA, No. 293, Sons of England Benefit Societ? Meets in the Oddfellows' every first and third Wednesday 'the month at 8 p.m. For toil par tlcuTars appry "F. T. Robins, A. J. Warren, W. President Sec.. Box ;