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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRICQE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, MAY 27, BEST FARM LAND We have listed Five Sections of the very finest farmland in the district at an exception- ally low figure. We have other land listed in the same neighbourhood that costs to more, and it is no better land. For particulars call at our office at once. This bargain will not last-long. THE EMPIRE LAND CO. Real Estate Brokers, Financial Agents, Notary Publics Ott Block Phone 439 i. P. Boy Headquarters for ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES OFFICE: Room 3, Ott Block Phone 180 :LEP.IRS ROAM THE STREETS OF PONCE European Expert Tells of Laxity of Porto Rican Authorities DIVIDED CONTRACTS INTO SMALL SECTIONS Trick of Montreal Shown by Investigation Montreal, Que., May Roy- al Commission investigating civic affairs rent-wed session? today, but nothing startling came -out. It was shown that it was possible to pet around the provisions of the city charter providing tenders should be called for all jobs over by di- viding them up into small sections. This was done in the case of the po- lice gymnasium constructed in Bon- secears, with the result that the work went to friends of the aldermen, and the cost was grossly excessive. One deteoiive also testified that he had b-jen usked for 'a hundred dol- lars in order to secure his promo- tion. AN ANSWER EXPECTED London Free Hall b being filled two or three times daily by crowds that excel in eager- ness anything seen in the heat oi a general election campaign in the emotional city of Toronto. The cause of it is one man, a former gipsy, re- joicing in the name of Smith. His story, sis the simple one of Calvary. It is-, an old story. What is there about Smith that thus attracts the muliitudt- Because his story is regularly told from hundreds of pul- pits in trie land, and there is no crash for seats at least in mose the churches. j Now York. May is said u> be alarming laxity on the part of the Porto Rican government in the and o: persons suffering wivh leprosy was brought to the official at- reniiou of the United States govern- ment by Dr. Edward lihlers one of a party of four European expert? who have been studying various diseases prevalent in the Wesiilndies, who ar- rived in New York on the steamer Caracus from Ponce. Dr. Ehlers said .that under present conditions in Por- to Rico it is impossible for many le- pers to emigrate and carry the disease into the United States. "In the city of he said, found" leprosy very prevalent, and I saw many victims in the streets of the ciry. Two men in an of th.e disease I observed -begging in the market place. Dr. -Enlers said the expedition of which he was a'member, which was financed in part by a Danish philan- thropist, Meyer Davison, had arrang- ed to build a laboratory for the study of leprosy in the- island of St. Croix, in the Danish West Indies. There it is hoped to study the disease in