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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, November THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD have several good propositions in farm lands which are worthy of your coasideratioii. Come in and let us tell you about them. We are exclusive agents for FAIRMONT, the safest and most profitable inventmeat in today We represent The North, American Life Assurance London Guarantee and Accident Co.-Fhocnix Assurani'e Co., Ltd., of London. F. G. COMPANY Representing: North American Life Assurance Co., London Guarantee and Accident Co., Phoenix Assurance Co., Limited, of London. Cilices Edmonton, LETHBRIDGE, High Nanton, Vancouver. WORTH LOOKING UP Lots 9 and' 1C, Block 147, eacn, one-third cash, balance G and 12 mos. Lots to 98, Block 7 North Ward, on water, each, one- third cash. Balance 3 and 6 months. Lot mouths. (acre) Block V., ?3COO. one-third cash, balance 6 and 12 ftt Lot 10 t'acre) Block L., one-ihird cash, balance U and 12 months R. V. GIBBONS CO. Phone 1191 Ott Block PRACTICAL WORKING OF THE Expenditure Reduced-Bribery and Graft Eliminated -Some Weaknesses-Great Popularity of the Des Moines System THE WORLD'S LARGEST SHIP Launch of the While Star I Line's Triple-Screw S. S; Olympic At Belfast GROW APPLES at FRUITVALE WEST KOOTENAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA' and live in comfort. You can live in-an ideal climate, enjoy fine scenery, hunting and fishing, and make more money on an ORCH- ARD TRACT at FRLMTVALE, than you can on. 160 acres of prairie land. GROW APPLES, pears, plums, peaches, po.ultry, AND GROW RICH. Others are doing not YOU. Splendid climate, high winds and dust storms unknown. Proofs, plans, FRUITVALE LIMITED, 23 Ward St., C. T. N. CHRI8TIE CO. Real Estate and Financial Agents Diamond Citj v Townsite.; Insurance, Loans T. N, Chriitie, Notary Public, Diamond City, Aita. GOOD BUYS 37 1-2 feet on London Rd., to S1200. Terms. 40 foot lot on; Glyn St., wa- ter and sever, 9750. Terms. 4: lots in Block 128, ea. Terms. '4 lots in Block 126, ea. Terms. 5 lots in Block 125. ea. Terms. 4 lots on William St., ea. Terms. 4 lots on Crabb St. close in Terms: A.E.JVES Stafford Blk. Phone 371 The Dowsley McMillan Land Co. Real Estate, Loans surance and In- Fire Insurance Real Estate City anil Farm Loans The K. Macbeth Agency Sherlock, BlocJt. Phone 5 52350 buys beautiful fully modern, cottage oh. Ernest St.. (off bath, furnace, elec- 'tric light, etc. ?400 cash, balance per month. One of-the most'up to data Tiomes in city. ?450 handles, fully modern 6 roomed; house on B.urdett St. See this one before you buy. Only easy terms. for. an up'to date fully modern home on Rogers Sti Any buys lot and half on Burdett .St., close in. b.uys 2 lors on Cutbill St near. London Road, a fine building site. 160 acres irrigated land three miles from city, only 5120 per acre for block or win sell in ten acre plots for gardening at Houses for sale and to rent in all parts of city. .The young daughter of Clifford "J hompsdn, of Mount View, N. B., was struck 'by a stray bullet. w.hichx came from the woods, ana was seriously in- jured. Tommy Bertram, a Gait small .boy, le.U IS feet into the river .and the lad's was only two feet deep, and the lad's escape from serious injury was mirac- ulous. 11520 ACRES Living water. Grass knee' deep. Wheat yielded 40 bu- shels to the acre this yea? in this Township. We selling on dupli- cated in this country. Look this up. FARM SECURITY CO. Whitney SIR. Lethbridgc Ues Moines, Oct. -ti.e citizens of Des Moines had the oppor- tunity to compare the achievements under the old and new forms of gov- ernment from the day the commis- sion .plan replaced the old alde.rmanic system, no one.knew until the end of the firs-t fiscal year just how the city was coming-, out financially. At that time an invoice was taken. This snowed that the municipality's affairs during the first twelve months of the: commission plan had been conducted j cheaper than during the j last year under the old. "Instead of] exceeding its income by tfs did the old council, the new one .'These disclosures resulted in a split of, the council on a selection. The difficulty was settled -by awarding the contract to a -commission, composed or the four leading of the city: This month the council let the con- tract for the construction of the build- ing, and there was not -the least taint of suspicion in the award. There were fifteen bidders, showing keen competition, and the figures were be- low the architects' estimates. Some Weaknesses Although the popularity of rhs koines is unbounded, and its op- eration is by la- borers and capitalists alike, it would came out with to the good, -be untrue to say there are no This tremendous saving is attribut- that there are no weak No ed largely to the business-like tactics government can be so perfected plan, because on- reach that pinnacle. steamer Oct. The Olympic .-was White Star successfully launched at Belfast. of Aberdeen christened the ship hi. the of forty thousand spectators. The White Star Line's Cripple-screw steamer Olympic exceeds -by nearly 100 feet in length and tons any other ship afloat. Her principal dim- ensions are: Feet; Length over Breadth over all ..-___'.'..... Breacirh over boat deck of the commission iy once before in the history of the city did the council live within its in- come. That was seventeen year's ago. In order that the commission plan might be launched on a clear sea, with out being hampered by a big debt, wmeh came as a heritage from preced- ing'councils, a bond issue of to care for the old accounts was float- ed soon after the first commission Perhaps the and strife among the members of the present commission has subjected the plan .to more severe; criticism .than any other thing, still it is doubtful whether this can .be charged to, the' commission plan. The men chosen by the -people gnt from .bottom of -boat' "deck keel to 97 Height from .bottom' of keel to- top of captain's house. .lOS weight of funnels above casing. 72 Height of funnels above boat instance from top of funne 1 to Keel .175 Dumber of steel decks 11' JNumoer of watertight bulkheads 15 The gigantic 'measurements of this vessel' are best appreciated when it men, men. of strong -conyicTions. regardless of "whether the took up the reins of government. No eminent be aldennanic or commission .portion of this was used' for obliga- are bound tn nnd obliga- tions incurred, by the present .com- 10 give the plan its" initial trial are I is known that in, length the Olympic overtops the height-of the Metropoli- tan Tower in, New York 'by 1S2 feet; is-.twice as long as the height of the are bound to.fight, and fight hard, for dome of St. Peter's Rome, and tneir points. It is the belief here that! equals in length; the total drop of the the unfriendliness of'the members tori famous Bridar Veil.? Fall ,in Yosemite one another has proved' beneficial by vaiiev." t'orcmg the full details of. every deal to the surface. Civil Service pr0vision: ,The clerk of the com- mission, however, and the new admin- is tartion was left free to "demonstrate what it could do.- Stoppage of .Leakages- That the in commissioners' salaries was more than saved 'by the stoppage of small leaks is generally believed, for on the' matter" of inter- est 'alone the' city made miring, Imssi0n the orork. of" that bodv that the., length rof each of, tie initial, year Des' Moines ,-s practt slips'is four1 times tne-lieighfri Plan., io.the of. ac: caUy all its powers 'are vested in the of Bunker 1m' monument." Counts and iinauce is credited this ac- j councu. However, it is .a. fact the po-1 In each ship three million steel.rlv- iice and fire departments have been! ets> weighing "in all tons, have been employed- -to bind the massive valley." Indeed; her sister vessel Titahic_ (.soon to launched) were placed end to end un-. der the Brooklyn "Bridge Perhaps the weakest.'feature of the! the East River, .and Des Moines pi its civil ser- estend over the'shore one hundred PLACE ORDERS NQW For your wants from tlie ]STursery. Plant in October and not nest -Be -sure and include a few eigiit' ioot Russian.Poplar order for sHade and' wind breaks. Special price 85c each, per dozen Express charges prepaid to your station Our Large. Comet (Red) Currant and our Black Champion are premium; highest-' quality and perfectly; .adapted-t6v prairie .planting. Two per. dozen and express "V.. Three years, per dozen and express ore We prepay express _ We guarantee ojir goods to growv to inailoiirprice Hst to you.' We want to Vplease you.' Place Orders JVow Kootenay Valley Nurseries leet on either It is'also interest-j! WAREHOUSE-.SITE 2. lots on 'corner of Ford and ..Bowman Sts., RESIDENTIAL 2 lots on corner ot Crabb and .London 2 corner of Glyn and L'ondoh 850 S London between Crabb and. Glyn P. ESTATE AND FINANCIAL BROKERS Drawer 3091 mevement, because he per cent, interest on daily Balances, and eliminated from oolitics and all vac- lour per cent, on time deposits from tnebanfts. formerly receiv- ed nothing. A uniform system of receipts and accounting, with the treasurer's office .ancies are filled by.appointments from eligible lists certified ,by the. civil ser- the Des s-teel plates, -.insuring the greatest sta- bility, and the rudder of each vessel weighs 100 tons, yet will .be moved by eiectricity almost as a" fea- ther. These monsters of the deep will each accommodate 2.500 .passengers. vice commission, j But the good features -of plan so far outshine the few as the common centre-.for all braracn-j objections raised that there is little es of the city's business, has made it I demand for revision of anv kind In possible for the standing of the the Des Moines plan" law has! carry a-crew of SCO, and because of to be ascertained any time. proved so free from flaws that it has f tl3e enormous-size of the ships the ac- Respcnsibility Fixed j bodily -by many cities in 1 commodHtion, both as regards the scv- or responsibility is one of; the United States and Canada and eral public apartments and the passen- tlie most noticeable benefits' oi: the j vrherever the commission form of sov- staterooms, exceptionally commission plan. Each commission- j ernraent receives attention it is taken j spacious, while the' beauty and lux- ury of the appointments will surpass anything hitherto attempted. Special er is in reality a manager .of a branch j as of the corporation's business, and he 1 cannot well shift responsibility to thejraiiure attractions, such as Turkish and el- i hat the one conspicuous back of some other member. The dis-'tne past has been the system of gov-'eetric bath establishments. Awimniin :nbutmg ordinance specifies the there has been a general! pools, cs .too distinctly to permit that. So j awakening and a spread of the com-' when a citizen goes to the city hall [mission plan idea. From to o get the street in front of his house (ocean, in both the -United States and graded, he knows lie "wants to see Canada, it is being, considered, with tlie superintendent of streets. He does uie result that eleven states have en- find severarl members ot acted laws giving cities the right to a committee, who, like as not, 'are rule themselves Fif- scattered in ail parts of the city. The- ses Moines plan law. requires the com, missioners to maintain offices in the I ty-one have so far availed themselves of -the opportunity. Thousands of inquiries tennis courts, sun parlors, sports decks and palm courts, will foe provided, in addition to restaurants, dining saloons, lounges, smoking ap- 270 acre. farm, 5 miles fenced, irrigated improved, S65.00 per acre week only-., well 4 lots on Bailey street -ausVno'rth1 of water, each One third cash, balance in 3 and 6 months. Seven roomed house, handles it. o acres near old fair goods terms; s 7 roomed modern; house, close in, -Terms: For rent, 12 roomed modern; houso furnished. ll-and 12, Block S, Alexander. Addition, -for boti terms 5 roomed cottage on.Torrance, balance like rent we H. JOHNsojsr lA JOHNSON BLOCK 323 FIFTH ST.' where the duties of councilmen nuae side issues with men in private the last year ,Iayor A> j; Shilofis Cure culckly stops coughs, cures colds, heals the throat and luntfs 23 cen'T. INCREASE IN BANK CLEARINGS Winnipeg. Oct. bank clear- ings .here for October wore -20 as compared with for the same month last year, and in 190S. MONEY IN THESE 0 lots, Block 127. op. London Road, cor- ner. 1400.00 each, 2 lots cor. Kiligfcibury and London..Block L.. each. 4 lots cor. Catbill and Londo.n. Terms on further enquiry. SKEITH TILLEY Cor. Rouud and Duf f erin 8ts, Phone 1343 J enterprises, it was difficult to find the council men and when they were fin- ally located it was often the case that they claimed lack of responsibility. jj Citizens with complaints of minor ini- j portance were" referred, to one comrait- j tee after another until weeks elapsed berore they secured relief, if they se- cured it. at all. 'Hie assigning of a department io each commissioner rends to make him a specialist, in his particula branch of the city's business, instead of giving him it smattering of ali. .Possibility of gratt. is greatly reduc ed under tlie commission plan, and it "as been the experience in Des since the change in systems that there has not been a taint of suspicion on any public improvement. All are opened and considered in open council, and the successful bidders are determined there. No public business is transacted bf-iiinc! dosed doors. Of course, it would be unreasonable to suppose that the supplanting of the old system by the new. puntied every corrupt influence. That some people believed bribery could be worked un- der the new as well as the old was siiown when negotiations for the em- ployment, of an architeci; for DOS' AJoincs new city hull xvrrc on. Tne open method of disclosed the fact that members of juic. council had been approached by {architects with bribes ranging from to Within Mathis has seut out copies of the' Des Moines plan law, and has answered nearly as many leltters concerniflj certain features? of it. President Hays of T. R. is the head oi' an exclusive millionaires' which has purchased toe Kane- leigh Golf Club property at Montreal. f Acres L tash East 1-2 Sec. 11. Twp. D, Range 34. 318.50 per .acre; acre cash, balance to suit. Close Jo school house. Nine miles from town and elevator fine piece of land. Fino, business corner, Lon-' don and Round street. 75 x 66 cash, balance Good buys in Grassy Lake island residential close to the hotel in Remember you are buying direct from the W. J. Williams H artments, elevators, etc... all of '-which will add much to the pleasure of a. voyage on these liiarvels of .marine achievement. The Olympic and Titanic will 'be propelled by a tmique combination of reciprocating engines, with a low-pres sure turbine, such as -the White Star .Line has employed so successfully on its Canadian Service steamer .Lauren- tic. By this .ingenious system vibra- j tion is eliminated and mal-de-mer con- quered. A spee'd of' 22 knots per hour will