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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 2, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta .Wednesday, Nov. 2, 1910 THE LETHBRIDGB. DAILY HERALD Page 3 We have several good propositions in farm lands which are worthy of your consiilci-atioii. Come iinmil let us tell you about them. We are exclusive agents lor FAIRMONT, the safest and most profitable investment in today. We represent The North American Life Assurance London Guarantee and Accident Assurance Co., Ltd., of London. F. C. Representing: COMPHNY North American Liie Assurance Co., London Guarantee and Accident Co. Phoenix Assurance Co., Limited, of'London. Ofilt-es High Elver, Nanton, Vancouver. LOOKING TJP Lots 9 and 10, Block 147, ?1050 eacn, one-third cash, balance 6 and 12 mos. Lots 95 to 9S, Block 7 North Ward, on water, each, one- third cash. Balance 3 and 6 months. Lot 3 months. (acre) Block V., one-third cash, balance '6 and 12 Lot 10 (acre) Block L., one-third cash, balance 'G and 12 months __. R. V. GIBBONS CO. Phone 1191 Ott Block MUNICIPALGOVERN! BY A COS CLEARLY EXPLAINED GROW APPLES at FRUITVALE 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 FRUITVALE, can on 160 acres of prairie land. GROW APPLES, pears, plums, peaches, poultry, AND GROW RICH. Others are doing not YOU. high winds and dust storms unknown. Proofs, plans, LIMITED, 23 Ward St., B. C. On December IS, of last-year, the Herald published an article, written lor' it. by VV. J. Bell, of Chielpb, Out., aealing with the municipal problems of Gueiph. in view of the' vote, on the commission form of government, the lierald herewith reproduces the art- icle dealing .with that part of city gov- ernment. civic government by commission, as it is generally termed, simply means a reduction of the number of members of our present somewhat un- wieldly. boards of al-dermen, and the [placing of.all municipal affairs in the hands oi' a council." or commission, of live or less capable men, elected by general vote for a period of two years. men, who may be called either aldermen or commissioners, are cloth- ed with ainpie power, and made dir- ectly responsible lor every incident T. N. CHRISTIE A CO. Real Estate and Financial Broken, Agents Diamond City. Towasite. Insurance, Loam Tt N. Christie, Notary Public, Diamond City, Aim. GOOD BUYS 37 1-2 feet on London Rd.3 close to Bartlett, Terms; 40 foot .lot on Glyn St., ter and sewer, Terms. A lots in. Block 128, ea. Terms. 4 lots in Block 126, ea. Terms.. 5 lots in Block 125, ea. Terms. 4 lots on William Stl, ea. Terms. 4 lots on Crabb St., close in Terms. A. E. IVES Stafford Blk. Phone 371 320 Acres Bast 1-2 Sec. 11. Twp. 9, Range 14, -per acre; per acre cash, balance to suit Close .to school house. Nine miles, from town and elevator and fine. piece of land. Fine business corner, Lon- don and Round street, 75' x 66 cash, balance u> suit. Good .buys., in .Grassy. Lake ...i residential lots, close to the hotel in _ both Remember you are buying direct from the 'owner. W. J. Williams P. O. Box 374 Phone 1069 Fire Insoranca Real Estate City aod Farm LOBRS The H, Macbeth Agency Sherlock Block. I The Dowsley McMillan Land Co. Real Estste, Loans and-In- surance Phoue 5d4 ?2350 buys beautiful fully modern cottage on Ernest St., (off room pantry, bath, furnace, elec- tric light, etc. 5400 cash, balance per month. One of the most up to data homes in city. ?4oO handles fully modern C 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 St Any terms you say. buys lot and on Burdett'St, close in. ?HOO buys 2 lots on Cutbill St. near London Road, a fine building '160 acres irrigated land three miles from city, only per acre for block or wili sell in ten acre plots for gardening at Houses for sale and to rent in all parts of city. 11520 ACRES Living water. Grass knee deep. "Wheat yielded 40 bu- shels to the acre this year in this Township. We selling on terms never dupli- cated in this country. Look: this up. FARM SECURITY CO. Whitney Blk. Lethbridge RECTOR INDUCTED AT TABER CHURCH Tabcr, Nov. Day and Hallowe'en passed very quietly here, most of the business houses be- ing closed. The tennis courts were well patronized all -day the Avcather being fine, with no wind. This evening Bishop of Calgary, conducted divine service in St. Theodore's, church, when he in- ducted the Re-v. A. H. Ransom, as rector of the parish, and also con- firmed a number of candidates, among whom was Miss Evelyn Truewell, whose parents were both confirmed many years ago by Bishop Pinkham, just after he had been appointed to the Bishopric. Bishop Pinkham was accompanied on his visit by the Rev. W. Henderson, of Bow Island, and Rev. M. Jerrold, of Irvine. in connection with civic administra- tion. They'are .paid reasonable salar- ies for that portion of their -time which they may find it necessary to de- vote to municipal matters, and, where tried, have, so far as I can learn, j Deen able to far more than save the amount of their salaries in the minor economies effected alone, to say noth- ing whatever, of tile savings effected, in larger matters. under the commission plan the rairs of a city are conducted on strict principles. Each commis- sioner is held directly responsible for the department under his control, while the commissioners, as a whole "are responsible for all departments, conferences, open to the public, are regularly held, and there is not, nor can there be. any shirking or transfer- ring of responsibilities. Full civic re- ports are published monthly, as annually, and if .any errors arejcom- fmitted they are easy to locate.- The Element of Time The fear has -been expressed' that under tne'-commission form of admin- istration, with its biennial elections, the people might be surrendering them selves into the hands of .the commis- sioners for too long a time, and that tney might become tnat there is a possibility of their ab- andoning, to an "extent, the democratic principle of self-government. wow, in Galveston-. Texas, the orig- inal home of commission government, wnere. the charter does not em-brace me "referendum" and 'recall'' features, there is a remote possibility of such 'being the result, although as a matter of fact, -during the nine in which that city has Deen governed by a commission of five Business men, its. civic affairs have Deen so satisfactorily managed as to excrie the admiration and envy of ev- en- community on this continent. Ths results in G-alveston. as is generally Known, have 'been little short of mar- veiious. .But if we copied the laws of the state of Iowa, with the re-j lerenaum. and recall clauses, we would be making dotfbly sure -that the apprehension which is expressed would be 'tiuite impossible of realization. The lowa commission laws appear to be the most democratic that it is pos- sible to conceive. The Recall Cnder our present municipal act, no matter how unfit or incapable an alder man or member ot" a board'of control may prove; he cannot be retired until his term of office expires. Under lowa commission laws any or all jof the commissioners may be "recall- ed." or discharged, for cause, at any time, the only step necessary being the presentation to the city clerk of a petition signed by a number oL" elec- tors equal :to -5 per cent, of those who-voted at the last mayoral contest, and if the commissioner against whom tne complaint has been lodged does not voluntarily retire (in which case a substitute is appointed by the re- maining a special el- errect unUl ten .days after 'their enact- ment, during wbica tim'e'they must be lert open for If in tne meantime cent, of the vot- ers petition against their passage, .un- less repealed, tne questions involved are decided- upon by the people at a special election. A very democratic proceeding, it must be conceded. The. Initiative On the other -hand, if. U5 per cent, ot" tne electors petition for any given tmng, and the commissioners do not enact. it" inside of twenty days, they can. be compelled to do so 'by imme- diate popular' vote. '-If the majority" cast a vote in favor, the matter be- comes law in.spite of the commission-' ers. No of any rights iTx tnis, is it will Place Orders Now Kooferiay VaDey Nurseries composed. of prominent. society folk, and reign during the week of the ex- position. .The" impressive coronation ceremonials of the .period of. .-Louis' Aiv. will tie'performed, and -the par- ticipants will be gowned in costum- ery of the. time. yueen Ideli. accompanied by her maids' of-' the prime minister, councillor, pages, heralds and guards, will inspect'the display of apples, and afterwards preside at the several-' social- functions in connection X WAREHOUSE SITE 2 lots on -corner .of Ford and Bowman .Sts., -.RESIDENTIAL: 2 lots on .Crabb-and .pair'- 2 lots on corner of Glyn and.London 8 lots on London between Crabb and, Glyn.' ASQTJITO IJDNi JDSEY REAL ESTATE AND FINANCIAL Drawer. 3091 307 Crabb "St.-f- Phone 1183 -IT mame, on to the .city while wim tne msmhers of ?ucnboards_like aldermen LISO at a' reception cannot he deposed "untilr their term of of rice expires, no matter how much the citizens may require their retirement. The coommittee Appointed by the Gueiph Board of Trade to make a study of and report on all different rorms of civic government unanimous- ly rejected the board, ox control idea. They fully recognized that an ordin- ary council wilh a board "of control would be better than a council with- out one. 'but as the two combined ap- pear so infinitely inferior to the com- festival. for the school children on the afternoon of Novem- ber 15. .-The matron and maids of hon- or are: 'Mrs. Frank P. Tebbetts, Miss u-enevieve Miss Katherine' lumbail and Miss Matilda Turrish. F. 1'. Tebbetts is councillor; the oeing Dr. J. (T. Matthews, William" Rie- cixers and R. J. Martin. A prominent resi-dent of western 'Washington will be prime minister. Alter tlic. queen assumes the crowji and sceptor, the, beautiful custom of 270 acre farm, 5 miles from irrigated, improved, per acre for. this "week only. on Bailey, street'., just north' of ;SlcBeth, One third cash, bialance iii'3 and 6 months. Seven roomed house; liandle's it. s" 5-acres near old fair terms. 7 roomed modern house, close In, Terms.. For rent, 12 roomed.modern ;housc furnished, ?50.00, Lots 11 and, 12, Block for both, terms.' 5 roomed cottage on Torrance, balance like .rent. W. H. JOHNSOlSr LAND CO, JOHNSON BLOCK 323 FIFTH ST. mission plan, not only in theory, but, in practice, they unhesitatingly -cppos- ed this "half-step" in the -right direc- tion. The Gueiph Board of. Trade some the subject of "Municipal Ownership and Civic Government tlie demand for which has ne- cessitated a second edition. This is. now ready and free copies will be sent iby the secretary to those desiring them, in the meantime, Mr. Editor. 1 have pleasure in encloscing you one of these booklets, and also a -copy of the full text cf the original laws relat- ing to civic government by commis- sion as passed in the. State of Iowa, a perusal ot which -will, I think, con- rirm the points in favor of this plan which I have attempted to illustrate, in conclusion, permit me to stale that I am not a public official and un- piedging a'Jegiance to King Apple and ity's royal consort will be ob-' served by those in attendance. A mil itary band of 50 musicians from var- j lous parts of the North West, has 'been [engaged by. Prof ess or-A. G. lleemer to: provide the music. Lew; producer of many successes in Mew York, has come to Spokane, to stage the spectacle, which is to be one of the most pretentious jet presented in' this part of the country. TECHNICAL EDUCATION COMMISSION COMING MONEY IN THESE 6 lots., Block 127, on London Koacl, cor- ner, 1400.00 each.' 2 lots cor.Jiino'sbury and London, Block 4 lots. cor. Gutbill and London, Terms on further enquiiy. SKEITH TILLEY Cor. Round and Dulferin Sts. Phone 1343 Fort Arthur, Nov. i. The members of -tiie Dominion Royal Commission on technical arrived berc this lorenoon to commence the west. They were taken for their tour of a trip about tne harbor and the various industries ITALJAN COMMITTED MURDER NEAR WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Nov. Kalian, nam- ed G. Vestie, is wanted by tne provin- cial police in connection .with the mur-f MAKING FOREIGNERS es for his being are not bright. The name of .the not. been revealed. aer no circumsiances whatever, will I j bjr tue local commission, and at noon ever become one, so 'that my sole ob-uvere entertained at luncheon by the Ject in connection with this matter, is j canaman Club, Professor Robertson to give my fellow-citizens the benefit.} delivering an address on technical ed- of the information which 1 have been ucation. able to collect. This evening they will hold a reg- J. BELL, juiar session for the taking of evidence RESPECT THE der at the -city .power plant at Point j du Bois yesterday. One of the lab- orers was killed by iunfe wounds dur- ing a quarrel, and Vestie is alleged to nave weilded -the weapon. He escap- i lences against women Winnipeg, Nov. n.wo for- eigners hud been found guilty of of- ed in the direction of Tvlolson and ap- parently no effort, was made to appre- RESCUED THE CREW OF THE SANTA MARIA New York, Oct. wireless des- patch received to-day, tolrl. of the wreck of the steamship Santa Maria and tlic rescue of her .crew. The uics sage was dated on board the Mallory liner Denver at sea. and said that the Denver had on -board 2-1 of the crew of the Santo Maria, which was wreck- ed during the recent hurricane ection is called, wlien he is -either re- instated 'by -popular vote or his suc- cessor is elected. Burely it must be admitted that, mn- der the recall, there is no "abandon- ing" of democratic principles or rights. in this connection, it may be stated tnat only in March last Mayor Harp- er, of Los Angeles Gal., was recalled ror making improper appointments, and his successor was elected. Obvi- ously a .better course than allowing hira to complete his full term in wrong doing, us would bo possible under our existing laws. The Referendum under commission- government, r-if.yj ordinances or bylaws do not go into Then? is a general semiment in fa- vor of the annexation of Fort "William 'on educational matters. I .fort William Uencl afc tfte this morning, Chief Justice Howell 'de- clared that unless these people had -a. policeman .it their elbow they di-d nor He has a good start, and the chanc- leel inclined to respect women. and Port Arthur. James Conmee, Al. K. is strong for it, with the name of Fort William for the united -cities. Don't throw away your old tires or tubes, however bad "they are. TIKES TUBES VULCANIZED CENTRAL CYCLE REPAIR 331a WORKS Eights Avc. Calgary. STIFF POLITICAL" FIGHT IN AUSTRALIA -MeiDourne, Australia, Nov. stiff fight is promised on account ot'j the decision of the federal govern-' nient to bring all railway employes un der its control. The separate states retain the railways, and the central i administration will now fix the rates] of wages which -tho states must pay.' Tlie new move regarded as an at-' icmpred short cut. to unification, witb the possible obliteration of the bin (he latter intend !o kick strenu- j on sly against being put out of busi- ness, i 40 acres irrigated land. 2 1-2 miles from far the best tract on the market, 20 acres under cultivation, balance hay land. Ditches all in and has been irrigated for last three years.- Good terms. o and 10 acre garden plots, have-all been irrigated for three years. Best on market. Close in. Small cash payment. Balance easy. Fully modern 5 room house on Bruce street for handle. Balance easy. New H room cottage on Glyn streer, on two-lots for cash. Balance very easy. "I FTHRRTi J. A IjLPzVlj MAXWELL HELGERSON '3? ALBERTA BLOCK. ;