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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 30, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Tlmrsday, MaitIi 30,1011. THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Capital, Rest and (Jndtvlde� Prollls t6,600,00�. Total AsMts tlver t4l,0W,Ht. Money is Power to help yourself and others. But it's only the money you save- not the money that slips through your fingers. You will find a savings Account a great help in accumulating this power. Why not .start one now, in this Bank ? Interest compounded at highest current rates. Money may be withdrawn at any time. Main Office cor. Round & Redpatb Sti.G. R. TINNING, Manager. Stirling Branch-A. H. Roach, Acting Manager. Grassy Lake-E. W, Luckhardt,, Manager. MINERS BEGIN TO GET OUT THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER. C.V.O., LL.D., D.C.L,, President ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager CAPITAL. - $10,000,000 REST. - $7,000,000 TRAVELLERS' CHEQUES Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce are the most convenient form in which to carry money when travelling. They are ncg-otiable everywhere, self-identifying, and the exact amount payable in the principal foreign countries is printed on the face of every cheque. The cheques are issued in denominations of 310. $20, $50, $100 and $200, 235 and may be obtained on application at the Bank. In connection with its Traveller.s' Cheques The Canadian Bank of Commerce has issued a booklet entitled "Information of Interest to those about to travel", which will be sent free to anyone applying for it. (.Sppclnl to Iho IlPrald.) Fornle, March 29.-The mass mooting held this afternoon in the Grand Opera llous.-', at which the action of the offlclnls rc|5resenilng: the miners was unaniraoiial.v niiifloii; brought out the'largest aiidieniie that has ever Ix'cn CTowdrd isito (l\at bnllilliiK. Ftilly eight hundred men worn in the theatre and ninny wen; nnalilo lo got In-Bide the bnilding. There are 1,300 minors on the loenl roll and it would seem Hint 1,0(10 of lliom were in (own today. Tlioro !ii?(-nie(l tii he no ilivisinn of opinion upon the tiueslion nndnr di�-rnsslon. The llftrald ri'iiri'Sontal Ive rriiloil lo find any miners who were willing to bo f|iiolod aw not favoring the .stand taiten by their orfieials at tlie Calgary convention. Seeretary Carter stated that ho thought the men would go on working at Cool Creek jinlii the end of the month. Some dlBarrangenient to some part of tlio plant caused tlie stoppage of v.ork in some of the mines, but if this was remedied the men would continue to the end of the contract. Some few have already left and this exodus will Increase to some extent ;is soon as I ho work stops. The miners at .Michel will not meet until tomorrow, but there is no doubt about tlieir action being ilio same SIR was taken here today. DES MOINES METHOD OF HANDLING ITS FINANCES (By A. J. Samis, in the Calgary Al-bertan.) The Department of AccounlH and Finance of the I5eH .Moines city govcrn-menl. is under the supervision of .Mr. Charles W. Schramm, fi German of small stature, who, as assessor of the city in years gone by, disiiiaycd Iho novel characteristic of iisseBsIng the poor man's property lower ilian the rich man's properly. During his four years of office ns ns.KcsKor, lie doubled ond In some cases (luiidruiiled iiie assessment of the public service corpora-lions, and even' did exceed tlielr actual value. This piece of exiraordii;-ary daring, coupled wlili his ienien-y of the assessment of the small homes of the poor people, marlond Des .Moines relatively in (hp num ber and quality of its public activities, has an annual tax rate away below ours. appointed by the State auditor goes over the citj's hooks every two years. This audit is not a very searching af-tair, however, as I he examiner does not trouble himself to look up originating hills and accounis, bul is con-, tent with merc'y checking up the [ city's bookkeeping, i While no ilisrrepancies have lieen discovered in Des .Moines, instances high, and yet Des Moines ought to have many public improvements. Have we not something to learn from our Canadian cousins?" I must admit that I felt proud that Calgary should thus be held up in a Des .'Moines news'paper as a bright and siilnlng example from which the much advertised city government of Des Moines could take a few pointers. The Borrowing Powers Des -Moines being the capital of Iowa, the Stale officers are easily accessible, BO 1 looked up Attorney-General CoKson, a clear-headed young lawyer, and (old him that the city fathers of Des .Moines were blaming the The Des Moines (ax rate is toojyiafe authorities for the bad laws under which the city's left-handed flnan- niatter bow badly needed. In anv ! event it is worMi considering that Cal- I Special to The Herald. I Fernle, March 2ft.-A practical test of (he new fire alarm system, just installed by the C.nmewell Co., consisting of four(een boxes, sidiated ai central points In different parts of (lie ci(y, or, oily council and the local agents was made in (he iirosence of the nia.v-of fire insurance companies, this afternoon. The tests were made under the direction of (be fire department and Superintendent Rutisel Linton of the t^auieweil Co. ICveryi hitig worked pcr- to overlook, they do not put (he pois-ihave occurred in niher Iowa cilies on far enough in(o (he holes and thejwhere offi.l.iis' have systematically coiise(iuence is that they are killing!misappropriated city funds and kept ii birds instead of gophers. When usingh.p fo,. y ions; time without being de-gopher poison people should be very j _^|a,p pxarainer, being careful and place it so the birds cannot reach it. The birds should be saved, as they are killing insects dangerous to the crops. finally cauubt by accident, or throu!;!i other agencies. 'I'lie work of this department is rendered somewhat more 1 involved iban it otherwise would be When hauling rocks, one should take;owing lo tiieir nielliod of paying cily IpanioiiliM- care in not dropping them'contractors. Tbcy do not pay him in in the highways. It obstructs (he tra-j cjisi, fo,- ma(erialD suiiplied or services veiling, and it causes double work by; i.p,(if.,.p,i, i,.,; ,i|.,ui progress estimates: handling them over again when thejor upon coiuidction of the work, he is government agent comes around and,,,aid i,, warrauis or vouchers, which orders the highways cleared. Remem-|he must convert into money himself, ber tbni. and save lime and work.i Tbis is someijmes a difficult and ex-In our opinion it is even not practical to have the rocks jiiled ui) iilong the fccily and a le?i run iv.i."'' "'i the highways;. It displeases the fire liall lo the cenlral school building in three and a half minutes, notwitbsiandiiig (he very bad condition of (he s(ii'e(s which are covered v.i(b ico and b:inks of snow. The (e:;( was most sadsif/ictory to Ma.vor Hleasdcil and the Council, and (he final ftlep of officiaiiy acceiiting the work done by the Camewell company, is I lie only item left undone to comidete the transaction. travellers, and does not advertise the larm ver\ well. Rev. W. R. .Mcintosh, of lOlora, will go (o King sireet Presbyterian church, Ineoes8nr> London, NEWS FROM FRANK She writes:-"Dr. Wood's \orway Pine Syrup is the best cough pyrup 1 ovci | Used. My baby had a very bad cold. I was using Ur.'s medicine but that didn't eeem to help the awful cough she had until I got a bottle of this great syrup. Frank, Alia.. .March 2,>i.-.\ concert was given in the .Miners' I'niun hall here last evening, under ibe aus])lces of the I^adies' Aid Socieiy of Knox .Me(hodist Cliiirch, A good sized audience listened (o a programme that was equal to anything ever heard in Frank. � Mr, K. Kingston was the chairman, and intersiiersed occasional reminiscences between (he various items. A piano duet was .given by Ibe Miss- Nervous Prostration RNakes You Weak, Helpless and Miserable. I have It in the house at the present ips L. Blais and L. Thomas. Solos _____ time for the children and 1 think I, well rendered by .Mrs. K. G. Clarke, couldn't got along if 'i didn't have it. ' Mrs. .1. S, Murray. Miss Chartre^.i Wherever there are sickly poople who are troub'ed with deranged nerves they wilt find that Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills will restore the equilibrium of these deranged centres, and bring back the shattered nervous system to a perfect condition. They do this hy their restorative influence on every organ and tissue of the body, and their exlrnordinary eura-Messrs T.'.\lcK'ee,'"paton'a'iidV'rKdge-'i t'^'^ P""'*'' manifests itself immedialeiy ley. Recltallon.4 were alien hy ^iiss -Mary Simpson and Miss H. .M. Paul. An Instninieiital solo .excellently rendered liy ]\lrs. C. Kdgeley, compleled the programme. tbcy aro taken. �Mrs 0. D. Ward, Huntsville, Ont., write."'. "I take pleasure in sending you my testimonial in praise of your Mil-bum's Heart and Nerve Pills. T suffered 1 wish to thank you for all the good it has been to my family." Dr. WoQil's Norway Pine Syrup contains all the king healing virtues of the Korway pine tree, which combined with Wild Cherry bark and other pectoral The concert brought in $2(1.35, which' terribly with nervous prostration, and remedies makes it one of the greatest i-pverts (o the Eooie'y's funds. I becnme Sad. I was not able to attend known preparations for Coughs, Colds Croat credit Is due to Mrs. C. Wil ' to ity lymsehnltl and now I ran and all Throat and Lung Troubles. iiams and .'Mrs I Wilcox for the sue-1 truth'fullv s.i v (hat I owe my life to them. It is put up in a yellow- wrapper; three ' cess of this entertainment. ! T^^^ '"'^f'^ ;^'"P'^�^' pine trees the trade mark; price 25 cent. ; Kev. M. Todd late of Alonarcl, who' 1^,^,"^'J^l .'^ at �t all dealers. has been appointed pastor of IMui- ,|-^ for these-closely con-inected sub (leiiartmenrs to collectively connive ai wroiig-iloing if (hey were placed under tr'.itirale deparlr>ien'?. where they uouid bo a check on one another. Quarrel of Commissioners When I w.i.'. there Iho comml.ssioners' were btiving a friendly quarrel, which grew rather strenuous at times, over the alijiropriation ordinance, each com-! mis.stoner waicbiug the other closely' to see that be did not get the spending' In ills department of more than liisj shiire of the city's luxes. Commission-' er Schramm reminded his colleagues that �before any apiiortioning was rioiipi the out sliiti(!itig :.ccounts chargeable! to lust year's ciirreni revenue, am nini ! ing to soiiii' $:!i'i.uuii should be iiaid. It ' may be nlisprv(>d here that "under the, old government, each incoming coiin-| cU would figure un the deficit of its predecessor and then cheerfully dispose of Ibe matter by issuing bonds (o cover K I'lnvards of $17.''>,0nb of ac-runiulaied annua! deficits have ilius been "pnsse