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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Latiibridge Daily Herald, Wednesday, August Page 3 TO room house and stable, one block from Gralt Square. Will I AtVVVk -tn J_ "1 _ 1 t "_ long term ground lease to suitable tenant. modern dwelling and 3 lots, Bartlett snap. Two good 5 room cottages on Rachel St., water and electric light in both. .11450 each. Terms easy. Each lot has 36 feet frontage. 'FOR SALE-Good building lots and a large assortment of good moiera'houses' J.H ah parts oi me city. 7 room modern house, close in on London Eoad, Easy teirjris (rood modern house, 8 rooms on Bartlett St., close in, 000 Easv terms Two lots in Block 6 Norman St., eacL, easy terms. Ms is F. C LOWES COMPANY Representing: North American Life Assurance Co. London Guarantee and Accident Co. Phoenix Assurance Co. Limited of London Offices at Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge, High Rivfer, Nanton, Vancouver FOR SALE One of the best driving horses in the, city, young and sound; also buggy and harness. FOR almost new 35 horsepower 5 passenger automobile. Will exchange for real estate, horses or cattle of like Price which is a big reduction on original cost. FOR seven roomed houses in Duff Addition. Will rent very reasonable for the winter.- GALVIN-HATFIELD CO. PHONE 1425 OFFICE ROOM. 1 OTT-SLOCK iff For the past five years we have been busy preparing a line of stock suitable for prairie planting. We now offer you RUSSIAN POPLARS, beauties, straight and stocky in any size you want and at right prices. We have "a full line of HARDY FLOWERING SHRUBS that have been Alberta tested and wintered beautifully. ROSES are harder to bring through but we "have finally selected vari- eties that 'Will thrive. ENGLISH BUCKTHORN. CARRAGANA and PIRPLE BER- BERRY of all) make splendid hedges and are perfectly hardy. We can.ship you a line of PERFECTLY HARDY FRUIT TREES AND SMALL FRUITS that will grow anywhere that a little protec- tion is given them from the spring winds. We absolutely GUARANTEE all items TO GROW that we re- commend the planting of. Let us get in correepondence with you in regard to these things. Remember OCTOBER IS THE TIME TO PLANT when done right.. We instruct you. No trouble to price your wants. Send for price list now while you think of it. MIRROR LAKE BRITISH COLUMBIA REAL ESTATE FIRE INSURANCE Money to loan on improved city property and farm lands. R.V. GIBBONS Co. Ott Block LETHBRIDGE BETTER OFF THAN AMERICAN CITIES Not Same Evils To Contend With In Municipal Poetics-Strong Presentation of Commission Form of Government By Able Lecturer Rev. Herbert S. Bigelow, who obtain in the government "of the rather upon the; Swiss cantons, Dr. Bigelow" believed of city government would provide the remedy for the and. direct legislation in the Lyceum I stealing from the people as a whole. REAL ESTATE LOANS INSURANCE Asquith Lindsey PHONE 1183 307 CRABB STREET LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. WESTERN STEERS ON A RAMPAGE theatre last evening, made a visibly strong impression. On the fifty or six- ty people who attended to hear him. He proved to he a speaker of won- derful ability. He possesses in rare degree the oratorical tempera- ment. Last night he was scholarly, eloquent, forceful and keen as rapier. His easy 'and impressive de- livery, Ms vigorous thinking, the compactness of his language and logic, carried Ms audience to a man with 'Mm to the close. With all of he combined a rare wit and the power to lell splendid stories to illustrate his arguments. The chair was occupied'by Til- ley, a vice-president of the Canadian Club, who briefly introduced the speaker, 'with, the" remark that the subject matter of the address should be a particularly interesting one at Originally the Anglo-Saxon peoples governed themselves in. assemblies where all the voters gathered and voted directly on all measures. the increased size of the states, a representative form of government was introduced. The great- defect of representative government is that the representatives of" the people some-1 times represent, not the people, but the other fellow. Dr. Bigelow gave several instances where the people's representatives had acted in the interests of the other fellow. A notable case, was in Cincinnati some years ago, vrhere the :ity council agreed to sell a railroad AUCTION SALE OF LETHBRIDGE INSIDE CITY PROPERTY I have received instructions and will sell by public auction on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1.1910 At Alexandra Hotel, Lethhridge, At 8 p.m. sharp, the following parcels of splendid INSIDE CITY PROPERTIES 1 house, eight roomed, fully equipped, standing on 1 acre of ground on London Road. This acre is capable of being divided into 11 lots, 6 on Lon- don Road and 5 on Peplow street.. The only acre left in- f side city. 1 brick house, fully modern, S roomed, standing on one and a half lots on street. A business man's residence. 1 house, large stable and shack, standing on 4 very good lots on Torrance avenue Good quarters for 2 houses, well built, large stable, work shop and chick- en house, standing on 4 very big lots on McNabb street. No better, stand in the city for contractor or draying busi- ness. block 121, an ideal residence site. 1 house, standing on 2 lots in block Westminster road, rents for per month. 2 dandy lots, 23 and 24, on Byrdetit Street an block 3., 2 corner lots in block 122, Courtland and Ernest. Mon- ey makers. 66, Round Street and Loncori Roac, one of the few good sites for rooming house or store. 1 corner lot, ,27 x 125, on Coutts and McDuff, close tc new school and a fine" resi- dence 2 very -large corner lots OB Cutbill and ifcDuff, 61 x 124, capable of accommodating 4 large'houses facing north on McDuff. 2 lots, 8 and 9, block 2 Victoria Park. Easy terms. 3' beautiful ..corner lots on Courtland and Ernest streets; These properties are all good investments. Easy terms. :For par- ticulars and terms, apply ,to ,CHARLES H. KERR, THE GOLDEN WEST REALTY CO Auctioneer. Crabb Street Chicago, Aug. from.-! Mr. Bigelow opened with some hum orous references to' the -charges level- led at him in his own city, by the .t he _was a politician into and by the politicians that he was a minis- j ter mixing into politics, to both of which charges be pleaded guilty, be- he was a that had cost the city thirty million or nineteen million, payment not to be made till the end of 100 years. That this deal did-not go through was due solely to the fact that it had to be first endorsed bv the citi- zens. How It Works The referendum is mixing religion with cnl- private n the western range went on rampage ieetive life as weS as with yesterday and before they w-arc shot i and personal lives. Religion that did down they had gored to -death one not mix with a city's or country's political lir> barely worth the DO YOU REALIZE that now, during general depression, is the time to invest, PRICES ARE LOW. Everyone anxious to sell We can buy cheaper and give you the "benefit. _ DO YOU KNOW we are selling on the easiest terms. -We will wait until the land produces the money and pays for itself. Several good places in Cardston and Klmball districts. Plenty of rain. WE BUY LAND FOR you need money come and see us We have a plan that will interest you. man .employed at the Union Stock "iards. They were being' driven into the yards when one of them broke away from the drove. John Burns, i name. A Text, he was taking a text for his sub- WE BUY LAND FOR CASH. FARM SECURITY COMPANY LIST WITH US. who had but one eye, did not see the ject he believed he would take this steer rushing- On him until it was on- "Ye' that the princes of the few feet front him. He tried to GeQtiles exercise dominion over them ly iiini. j.4.t; tucu dv i uLuumiun over tnem J frighten it away, but the steer charg- j and tlje.r that are great exercise au- ed with full force, striking Burns in thoriLy. But it shall not be so the stomach with its horns. He died araong you i; whosoever will be great shortly after reaching the hospital; amonS you, let him be your servant' another steer, after escaping from a would be chief among you north side amusement park, plunged 'let him Four minister." The spirit through fences, charged sheds, and trains, terrifying the inmates of the Martha Washington 'Home, and .killed a horse before it. was shot. A NEW SCHOOL DISTaiCT New Dayton, Aug-. Tyreli i-ake school district has been organ- ized with, the following board of trustees: IMr, King.' " B. Trockstad. secretary and treasurer; -John Nelscn and Mr., The drftiict inclines twenty sections of land east and south east Day- ton. A nice school house with a barn for the children's horses is now under erection and will -be ready to be used by Oct 2 Ft. The .buildings, will cost about and are being constructed by the known contractor and R. L. Blake. G-eo. H. Ruff, a Toronto builder, was sent to the penitentiary for three years for bigamy. A NEW POSTOFFICE A. C. Drakp.-1272. Pedpath street Lethbridge, who has -been associated his brother, Bert Drake in con- ducting -the business of a large farm on the Kerr Co.'s Bar K tract, is open- ing a store in this district. Applica- tion, has also .been made for a post office and a large subscription been re- ceived for the erection of a Presbyter- ian chnrch. oi service, he believed, should be the basis of all civic and other kinds of government. In the States of late they had had a pretty sad experience in municipal government. But a revulsion of feel- ing was now under way and stu- dents of these questions' are coming n agree that the fault has been not in the United States. According to it, no measure may become law with- in a fixed period, as 30 days -from the time of its being passed, and if, with- in that time, a petition against it, signed by a certain percentage of the citizens is presented, the measure can- not become law -until submitted to the people and ratified by them. i "You may buy a member some of j the, time you may bur a political j boss all the but you can't buy j the people." Hence, in the referen-! dum there is the safeguard against corrupt legislation. The right to initiative legislation is another valuable: privilege which citizens of the state .of Oregon nave Great Offer in Real Estate 48 LOTS FOR SALE NEAR AGRICULTURAL These lots are worth ?300 per lot" Every lot. is a fine building spot. We offer these lots on the following terms: CASH FOR ONE LOT. AND FOR TWO LOTS and same per month until paid for, iio taxes, no title giv- en any time. In. one year these lots will be selling at double 'the price they are now- offered for. We are sure of this and up by. the following is made part of every contract of purchase: "In one year, if you are dissatisfied with your purchase, we will take the lot off your hands and give you back your momsy with 8 per cent, interest." We are taking all the chances, jou can't lose. W. H. Johnson Land Co. OFFICES IN JOHNSON BLOCK. 323 ROUND ST. to that the people have not been doing their share, but that the machinery was badL- the governmental machin- was wrongly constructed. so If the legislature fails to d0 its duty m the' matter of introducing meas- ures, a petition for a certain mea- sure, signed by a proportion of the citizens causes the measure to be put before the people at the polls, and if endorsed, it becomes law without any action on the part of the legis- lature. Another great advantage of in- itiative and referendum is that it velops the people in the matter speaker for Lhe political light he had shed on their understandings, and 'sev- eral met him, at his hotel for the same purpose. TAKE PHOTOGRAPHS OF NATURAL ORGANS Munich, Aug. E. Bllesler, Dr. H. Reid, and Engineer J. Rounk FIRE AT ROBERVAL Aug. 22. Roberval ic Lake St. John district, was visited by a fire last night, which destroyed the houses, shop, ware- houses and barns of Mr. A. LaLeni- ette, and the residence of Mr. Arthur, solicitor and advocate and Mr. John McCarthv. The will of tie late F. J. of self-government which develops this m the people to the greatest extent. A Test Vote "In IDOG, the people of Oregon vot- taking photographs of the in- organs in the human body. They have given' to the process the name of Biorcentengraphy. 1 manufacturer of Toronto, was filed probate. The estate represents a value of ,all of which goes to the widow and seven duldrea. There iare no bequests to charity. o YUU- they were now going t0 work to re eleV6n different; Jaws i; in 1908 construct that machinery and were! they voted 'On l9 working out the commission form of I has been raised io this WE do not ask you to purchase the Dominion "Limited'1 be- cause IMS made m Canada by a Canadian company but tK t' .CaUSVfc highest standard of motor car value that ,s bemg offered to Canadian motorists at anywhere near its price. Examine this car as closely as you will and you will find that in staunchness and honesty of construction, authoritative .correctness of design, handsome mes and exterior finish, it cannot be compared with any medium-priced car on the market This is a statement that we believe to be literally true. Send for our illustrated booklet; read about this sterling car and judge for yourself. We have some excellent territory still unassigned. and solicit corre- spondence from dealers wno are prepared to 'represent us properly. Dominion Motors, Ltd., Wit also manufacture motor cart for commercial parpotem 32 Dominion Blvd., WiJkerville, Ont. Be sure to the Donaaon LmitwJ ihc Canadian National ExH. Istion Toronio. Augtut 27 :o Scomber IZ government. The subject in Lethbridge is very niuch narrowed down because there is already attained here many conditions have not yet been attained in most American cities. partv poli- M iJLUII party tag they wear- Lethbridge is nor, up into wards with the method that 'the mob in the street not know what they want and cannot vote intelligently.' To test this statement in the case of the i 19 laws just mentioned, the whole _____ ._, puu-.1! WCre '-o the professors! tics are divorced from municipal rrat- the State' ior a 'straw' ters, and mayors are not elected from they came hcfore lhe P00'' for the real vote. the! result? Of the 3fl were'' accompanying "log or" trad- carried ot the ing-in ward favors; neither do thev onc which the professors car and the people did not, being.' that on woman suffrage. The system of government in force in Oregon is a live issue today in half the states; of the union. The i-ssentials of .the 'Cummission form oKgovernment whether for cit- ies or states was a small executive controlled by direct legislation. The War Against Poverty Is Correctly contend .mistaken ideas or .attaining democracy by official from flavor WATER PAN i jj u y i electing to catcher and ballot papers with or namts upon them. Initiative and Referendum The commission plan of government 'eKs to simplify matters by causing to be elected as few officials as pos- sible and making them responsible to ;he direct by means of the in- referendum and recall the He concluded by urging the people to take hold of and put direct tllC i 1 modus operandi Of which he explained n Into efTcctl in order that wben "t length and most clearly. thc Srcat war on poverty which was The recall, he ;_ J'ust commencing in England under the baniivj-s of Lloyd-George, who, in turn, he said, was inspired by a lit- tle American now dead, Henry George by name, reached them, they would wnne it was in LS far as he knew used three times, m Los '.Angeles, and once in a mall Oregon town. In Los j _ i one of the men about to be recalled j aini more effectiiaiiy do returned under fire, anrt the proceed-'tbeir Part ing did not hare to he carried i speaker worked his audience up through and in the Oregon case a 't0 a h'gh pitch of enthusiasm by his whole council was bounced, j clever word pictures and. frequent one Not Autocratic applause punctuated his The chief argument offered against i'aS the common plan has been that it Thompson, Oi Putting autocratic powers into hands of one or two men, but initiative and referendum balanced i AT1 on.ior ft !ew rcRiarkSi a standing VQte of thanks was returned Mr. Bigelow by the audience. At the close, a I In The Sunshine Few people realize the importnnoe of the vvatt-T-p.'jrs. without the moisture t-v.-iporuiv.l'from the water in the pun. rhe warm air passing through the js harsh and dry. It is on your iunirs ami on your furnishings. Xow, the water-pan must r-e cor- j redly to be of any real use. If it is placed near the bottom of the furnace (see lower illustra- tion) the moisture has a long route (see arrows) to travs" iK'-fore it reaches the pipes leading- to the It must pass alongside the fire-pot and radiator, and the terrific heat from these dries out nearly even' particle of moisture ascending from the pan. Very little reaches the pipes or passes through registers. notice the location of the Sunshine water- pan. It is placed over the fuel door. -The moisture takes the short, direct route to the pipes leading- to the rooms. You can always have moisture-laden healthful air passing through your registers pro- vided you keep the Sunshine water-pan filled with water. If you value your health yon'll have our local aealer install the Sunshine, with a to beat j our house to your entire satisfaction. FURNACE the autocratic powers. Back to First .Principles The referendum and initiative, such. Winftipcfi, Vancouver, ji v uiit> i P DM number stayed behind to the SUF 5316 Wj CO., ;