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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 26, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAI1T TUE80AY, MAY W4 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD SSTABUSHED DECEMBER 1907 Published by th, Lethbrldgt Hsisld prlnllna Co, Ltd, every lawful .venlnj at IK slvloe, Sixth Lethiridge, Alfttrta. Canada, W. A. BUCHANAN-ManajInt Director JOHN FHOMEi. Advertising. Circulation end PHONEt Editorial, HeportorljJ and Department 1224 1252 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES f year, delivered !.............i MOO I M 6 months W 8 months by ma I months, delivered........... H Bonths bj mail g I mouth. -delivereS 85 1 month, b> 1 .Irenes ciiar.Bed-as often as desired, but both new and old addresses mint be given. HERALD FOR Red Cross Drug Book Store; J. 0. Beattie t Murphy Co.; Ciuubrook Laki Grassy take Hotel ertson Sc Co.; Jackson Kfosp Cokoa Co.; Alexandra Hotel; Provincial Agency. ple's Drug store; Kenny Cenillin Book and Allin; Lethbrldse Dr. Store, 10SA !th" An Cisar ro. Wcstlaie World News Co. Plnchir Station Edward Diamond Dr. The Wide Co Shop. World Newt Co. Medicine Olarenet News A. D. River World News Co. THE WEEKLY HERALD Published every Wednesday In eight Qr more pases and contains a summary of the news of Uu fpeek local and uistiict 8 months In COMMISSION GOVKRNMENT ARE coming to Finding out that the old cumberstone aldermamc council is a foozle nine cases out of ten, the cities nre casting about for something that will gne better results and they are finding it in cominis sion government There are a dozen different forms of commission government, but "tliey all head the same auth- ority and responsibility. Here is Uie Canadian Couner.saja about it in a recent editorial under" the caption English Municipal i Many people seem to thmlj thai the idea city being governed by a "commission'1 or bj "a municipal manager" is a purily American idea, and that the British people no sympathy with such ideas. Tilts, -however, is not the case Leeds has lust adopted the two ideas IB a modi- S-- 1 lied form. Leeds is a cih of people, and'has a municipal council of CS members, of whom 16 labour men Finding itielf recently banip- ered by a strike of civic ees, the citv coun- cil resoried to exticme measures If appointed a committee of seven aldermen to run (lie city, and these seven men appointed i a Mr. Hamilton, manager of the civic street car lines, as responsible only to Ihe cominttee Instead of meeting once a week, the council will meet once -in three months. All the to he done by the Committee Of Seven and the Boss. This change m method wa.s brought., abo.ut :mainly through the efforts, of1 prominent business man, who proved that -the city Was being badly mil. He found.the depart- ments were the pay-sheets were padded, that useless officials were drawing incompetence rifejin iill the "departments. He proposed to run the city OB business piinciples, and the'council" adop ted suggestions. All this adds proof that municipal'govern- ment is face to fade with "the" same' It matters not Whether it; is iToronto, Montreal, New York or St. Louis. 'The old system of government by ah elective council is breaking down under the strain of- modern conditions, and especially municipal ownership. The United States people, more daring arid ven- tturesome, have abolished their city councils and appointed commissioners. The English people, being less revolutionary, are compromising and to combine the two ideas, as Calgary, Ed- monton, Moose Jaw, Regina and Saskatoon have done for ten years. Efficiency in city government cannot be se- cured under an elective city fcyuncil unless that council will vest administrative authority, .in-, .a commission or a boss. That is the lesson, and the sooner such cities as Montreal, Toronto, ind Ottawa learn the belter 'government in Lelhbridge's experience -with commission government so far has been: highly If we continue as we "have begun, we .will be, a beacon light to these other like Montreal, Toronto, Leeds and New York; where they have found that something must be done to make con-? ditions bearable. PROVINCIAL FINANCES HON. C. R. MITCHELL, treasurer of the Pro- vince, has announced that the Prnv- Ince has sold to the Spencer, Trask Co., of New f, York sufficient bonds to take, up all Alberta's trcaiury (hus financing (he province until V ftfch time as.it' may be come 'heoessary to issue for capital expenditure." This places A1- jj' berta on sound financial, footing and in a posi- tion of security which should to every Albertan in these times when money is not tasy to get Alberta has come through'the, period of financial stress with flying colors. Our govern- ment has safeguarded our finances on evejy turn and with the return of good times and esaiei money we will bo m a position to go forward without fear from anj old scores. The Opposi- tion scare that our finances were in a deplorable condition is without foundation, and luckily has done no apparent harm to our credit, much as some of the leaders, for party, purposes, might have desired THE MINISTER EDITOR-IN-CHIKF a if SATURDAY there appeared on the- streets jf Calgary a paper edited by a Calgary minis- ter. It was not a new star in the firmament It was the Calgary Western Stand- ard, a weekly which has been in the ffelij lor a jear or more Following the recent cnticisnx oft the press on the part of a the clergy of that city, it is interesting to note what Rey.I) R Sharpe has done as editor-in-chief during his at the helm. Certainly Mr Sharpe has nothing to be ashamed of. He has shown of home in journalistic work. The paper looka-the same and its comments are bnght and tot the minute. Mr Sharpe- has tabooed anything "sen- sational. In his handling of the oil boom, far as iv e can see, he has the arts But standing out above all has warning to ''ivestors in oil stocks to know what are imestmg in before parting wijh'feeir money. Mr. Sharpe has shown what one minister could do in the editorial chair We beljeye his experience will do him good, ftjr-he. will now be able to look through the probably be'able to enlighten spme'-of 'rcres in--thp city' as to .rightly be 'expected'from the press He .would do a 'the he would write his opinions on this, qitesuon, !based on his week's experience. Meantime, he has :hirned the oh the editors. Having accepted the challenge of the iress to undertake the work of edltor-ia-chief "or a week, hfi comes hack with: the following; We wonder what an editor of one of the Cal- gary papers would do in leading the woik in any one of the "churches. And in order that they may prove to the public that thev are as capable as the clergy, we invite them to undertake this task for a week. What Calgary editor has the nervp to fake rjiraup? OUR POINT OF VIEW Cardston.has the oil fever In other word it is suffering from "petrophobia May 24lh didn't bring rain, but we still have hopes that it will tMrn put to be the exception thatproves ,thc i Home Rule passed its th'rd reading jester- day. Will King Carson light? Or haying de- cided to take the matrimonial plunge, will he de cide that he may as well accept the inevitable now as later. The decision of the local oil company to have an expert pass upon the site for the well here is a good one and will inspire confidence. His re- port, may not be so rosy as those given out about other fields, but some of the best m the business have told us that it would not be a mutake to drill near Eethbridge, and we expect' expert who will be secured will tell us the same Any- way it is just a matter of opinion. The drill will tell The Intense Oil Excitement In Western Canajdfc Means Foitjunes: Froni For A Good Fortunes Made from Oil j What others have done, yon can do Without eiceptlon oil prMilowt She combination ol wealth evep known to man OU has jiMMta wore people rich and at iww smaller outlay to the investor than possibly any, other investment known It rocoVil at wbM 1100 Invested la oil stocks brouj-ht to some o( the tmerton Invested In the fleif.YprH.qiJ Ciinpany made Invested In the Htuford Ol( Company made 1100 Invested In the San Oil Company made JS TOO. invested m the OU Company made flOO Invested in the River Oil Company made Invested in the. Central OU Company made i 100 Invested In the Alcalde Oil Company f JO mo iBTWted in the Home Oil Cosopany 000 V Parlee, a atearnfltter 'employed In the Canadian Northern shape at Edmonton, bought 110 worth of stock In the Union Oil Company Hi> trIMds ridiculed him almost forcot about Mi Invest- ment when the present excitement reminded him at It Ha saw a broker mA the broker of end Kim 1254 a lhaie. With the accrued dMdeats, Vhich he did not draw'hla imaU Investment ot clean him the tidy fortune of HIW Richard Mills, a young man. went from Bradford, to Los for health. While there he'Invested JIM In the Home stocK fcffsUnent brought a Tory short from .ortjlnal John C Bunting formerly started with (170 in an oil inveatment Today he. la anAoll Billionaire These are not exceptional ojasea (or ttf ht arbnud you RIOHT TO- DAY you will see men and nUo arc nuking mone) every day from their oil Jnovf that you could have bought a short time ago all the stock ytra wanted In the Jcfhn Dlngmnn pro- perty for 110 a share worth today Can you buy any at (W Fortr-four California oil whose stock it listed on the California Stock and OU out of a total of 59 compapies, paid Nineteen Million Dollars In dividends Draw your own conclusion pj Oil t a new oro for the JJoMiilonf If Vjo Forttmes are bound to here just as they have fceoj and an Iwlajrmade, from oU elsewhere _______ Uraifwl backed bV Eng- the M and egu Galfarr flejd j Send for this FREE book The, Oil Boom of 1914 An abiirtlngly Intereatllig tory al'Oiir how Andrew Carnegie made his nm ahout the United States Navy and Oil, about little Miss Rectors and about Oil and ation of today This boftlTls Mill be pottage renucBt. Send for It today. Vn the, coupon. 1 California cipltil organized to exploit the oil California and Mexico but MORE ESPECIALLY rtJBN It will flnanrw an.d exploit (HI pro- best character only It is composed of practical QH rts Its representative is now on the ground In the ......I one of beat tn the carefully investigated and considered, The Corporation already has a. larp tract opposite the Athabasca Oils Limited WHICH HAS FOUR PRODUCING'WRkkS also on? in the lesser SJave Lake District wtwi the BhHUuKlon RQSS outfit is reputed to have TWO MILLION DOLLARS at stake It is "nfflientl} capitalized to ensure Its success from the very start and 'he managembnt ts in haidr of ..well knqwn. reputable business men who KNOW THE OJfc'SUBINBSS lii order te attract additional capital to take advantage o< opportunity offered In the Canada field and omnmence Immednte operat'ons, I am ttrte to a SMAtii BLOCK cf founders' sna.es in thin en'srprlse, lubjwf to prtorsale, AT ffTS FIRST Mlirf, OP fivr CENTS A SliARE, PAR viLtK! TW8NTY FIVE CENTS The Btqok is fully paid aijd forever The of-red iit this Is vpRY and I rwerve Uie right to reject all or any BubBcriptioni which i rae too hjje f .Thli 1i yow opportunity to get in HIGHrc AT THE START, on Jtlie -very around of. an enterprise which I am certain will prove ijRGBST 4ND MOST PROFITABLE Oil, COMPANIES IN TUB NORTHWEST OIL PlfcLDS I Imp InvesHgated enter OTtoe thonmghly here Is mi, offer IP YOIJ ARE NOT SATIS FIBn WITHTOUR INVESTMENT Wn HIN THIRTY DATS I SHA1-L HfcTDRN YOUR MONEY AND NO QUESTIONS ASKED It all down to MAKIW 4 START This THE OVPOR TUNITY OF JOUR LIFETIME Bljt 5011 MUST GRASP IT QUICK Delays are dtngeroiM and costlv It vou wish further information write, or wire (of it without delay But better MAKE! SURE and send iufcjfrijuuti tills BLOCK lasts, even though K is a amall one for the start Is Vyhat.Your Money Will'.Buy Today, if you Ack Quick, I 50 cash. Of (10 down and 110 a month buys 1000 shares, par value I 2'C 75 cuH ot dpwn and ?15 a month.buvs 1500 shares, par value I 975 1100 cash or (20 down and a month buj s 2000 shares par value GOO ;1S5 caaa or down and a month buys 2500 sharee par valqe ISO castt or (30 down and f 30 a month buys 3000 shares, par value I 750 300 cosh or MQ town and a month buys 4000 shares-, par value tlOOO )0 cash or ItO down and a 6000 shares, par value 11500 )ii or down and mo buys 10 000 Chares, par value 12600 ALL STOCK IS FULLY PAID AND FOREVER fiON ASSESSABLE Whert rerf.lttlng ALL CASH DEDUCT 5% from the above price. Tht prjco of this Stock Will Advance Violently In a Few .Daya Strike wlille the Irot) Is hoi Act quick This ma} be the real opportunity yoifhave been kwkina; lor Ona good Invintmfnt is worth a lifetime of attach your remittance and cheque post office or luonoy order sending eurrencj reajsler youf letter Re- mail Without delay Write your name and address clif .and I'here.wlili i in pleaw buy for Jharet Canada Oil Corporatiap, Llnlteil ttockjit 50 par value, Jfc, full? ttockjtt paid and nod' Address msinber my offer; Money back If not in- with your1 Irivodmont In thirty days." 0. M. MacGregor Member Vancogvtr and Exchanges 405 WINCH BLDG VANCOUVER, i C. D M En ,'405 Winch Blclg Vancouver B C Please send me Without Cost df yoiiriree book "The Oil Boom of 1911" also detailed information-about-the- Canada Oil and' Venture LlttiifeU, My Address MAri LEAPED 75 FfET INTO BLAMES, INCINfRATED niail aa bumed to death Iq tion which wrought damagfreBtlmat ed at la the "lunrtar jwd dl trict along the Etyer last iiiitt While policemen were clear the damaged central viaduct an tmknojvn mm became confu ed and leaped frpm the bridge into the centre 'of the flAmes 75 He Has Inelairated All; the three injured witt recover Automobile Dealers Will Read this Book With Profit O ySii -Is Write for to-day Don't how tome of iKemost. their area m contested dntrictt, and cut down thev open e? Book will nil OTIS-FKN80M cmpm and mail NOW. before you hayc tune COMPANY BO MV TORONTO COUPON Pkast wad nw your Book. OIL VALUES u _ -_____i. A choice farm ftith oil ere Ea3 thru fJSOOOO fivo mjles from Canadian Pkciflc ae'roia 'the 'It Js good a farm being In the centre of the oil High Rfver and Okotofc it carries exceptional pos ibilittes for oil values We claim can not be duplicated as a sound If you have means biuidlB H or can'fprm a syndicate, it is your" opportunity. Alberta Loan Invest- ment Company CALGARY EDMONTON LETHBRIPQE Standard Bank df Canada Established 1873 WITH OA 85 IN THE YOU PURCHASE TO ADYANTAQI Eieryone Is aware of the higher cost v.her chasing on wedit Why not practice solt denial for a period neoessury open a Savings Account in the standard Dank o( Canada, and with this money at hand buy at cash prices The saving thus aoiuiired will assist to swell balance and help you to a good jinanclal independence OPENS AN ACCOUNT. Branch, 315 13th Street C F Bletch4r, Manager, Q9CHPAHIE HANCMER W rancher anil old timer, shot himself dtid inornlnK In tho r'able _, _ J hU It Fond dls trlct He had suffered acujeiy f dyspepsia for a and no douht deranitd. ceas-d leaves t wjdow and ate. P ;