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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 4 I HE LEITHBRIDGE HERALD LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLI8HIO OECEMBEa Reportoilal Newi DepartmTnV 1224 Manager ithlStreet A W BUCHANAN Managing Director fHONIl Advertlilng Circulation Departmentt x SUBSCRIPTION RATH 1 delivered C unilM deiherid 3 month delivered 51 oo by mall 1 delivered Bjait Addi t ch need OB often1 as fle Ired but addresses must ba DAILY HER Cross Druff A Robertson A Jackson Alex antim Hotel Peoples Druj store Kenny R Pincher Mitchell Cards Drue Book BeaL FOR SAL AT Medfclne aad Diamond Cltr Wide it Brown f2lDUh Jamlesoa Newt 705 Riverside Avenue Alto on all WEST POCKET TALKS ON THE V NEW CITY CHARTER A CHANGE DESIRABLE Sal ffoycinbcr 1912 TIIK FIRST QUKSTIOX of tl threecomprising the eommi siou form of government pleb iscite tp bo taken on December IHh reads Is a change in the form o city government desirable The answer to every ono wl IsJyes1 provided E better sys tern can bo substituted nnd the cos Published neight oFmure iTasea and a summary of the nows of the local and district 1 year In advance s months in advance we 6 momns in advance The Gait I X THE HATTER of the taking over of the Gait Hospital by the city the manner of its control is one which should be of public inter In this regard the Herald has the opinion of Aldermaa who is in favor of a strong of business men in terested in its work This board to be separate from city With this expression of View we are in and believe that efflc lent working of tho institution can be best obtained by this The inclusion of a medical man on this boardwe should deemadvisable as it Is important that in the nature of tile institution there shouldbe a Hospital member the necessary speciilc knowledge to be relied on for advice any particular instance which may aristu To keep the management on the same lines as the school so makingjt separate fromthe ordinary routine which coihes under the guid ance of the civic would be If we take the work done by the school board as a it would augur wise Independeutly of in the elec tion of members the the hospital would gain the undivided at tention Considering the importance of a ipublic Institu tion of its character such attention given would be the system siibslituted is not to The universal experience of citie that have adopted the direct commis sion plan with the rcfeveri dura and in place of the alder manic is that the direct com mission though it embodies the payment of salaries to the men by the ratepayers to manage their is infinitely bettei and moro economical than is ihb aldermaiiic file alderuianic system was found ed some centuples ago and bns very little changed in shape or form since its In every field of en but Chat of city we have progressed and and changed to meetchanging condi Whyshould we not change the form of city government to meet tho particularly changes which have tome with wider latitude given to public recent years In new cities of the west like Lethbridge where vast public Improvements have to be created in a short spaco of time and almost every utility Is owned and operated by he more than in the ottor will a change of sys tem prove a big step iu tho right If It was managed as is a city under the aldcrmanic system who woull ex pect a modern industrial corporation I to be a financial success Granted a snunicipal government very different fhlug from a private business and never can bo operated upon exactly the basis is the tho argument still holds good that to reach that high state of so much those features which are most conducive o efficiency in business organization nust applied to municipal organ The kernel of the direct cominls lon plan is that it applies the features of private business to Hinicipal That is the ecret of its success wherever adopt The fact that tiie aldermanic ystem tloes not embcdy the efficien cy features business is the reason that it Is sonerally conceded under twentieth century to The wonder of it not that the nldernianle system has fallen down under twentieth century but under the nlilormanlo sys we have been able to do so well as we have COMPANY Real Estate and Investments OWNERS OF MORNING SIDE Suite 111 to 115 Sherlock Building Box 1979 Phone 1291 BETWJXT The Balkan War WAR in the Balkans Is now i entering on a new and as objections are ai placed way 0E ona of the belligerent out its program of The Triple we does not intend to stand and allow the victors to share the which in this public opinion will agree they have legitimately earned right to The prospect afforded is something in the way of a European cmbroglio and the Triple Alliance will be a hard force to contend Now it will he interesting to watch whetb er it will be a case might against or if the much talked of arbi will be allowed to The Balkan states are at present flushed with victory and conse in a dangerous mood to bo trifled They have gone through much and Woodshed to attain their national and are not likely to brook lamely the contingency of having the dashed from their Asa confederation they would be a very powerful and a decision as to territorial expansion favorable to all concerned would be extremely diffi cult to engineer It is a case of the neighboring powers be ing distinctly hostile to the extension territory to the while those who are at a distance appear to have a passive We admire the undaunted spirit of these states and the courage and energy displayed in pushing forward their As the French In the FrancoGerman war A so these valiant mountain eers are crying To the to tho History tells us that the former failed to attain their and It remains to be seen whether in a different manner the same frustra of hopes awaits a gallant nation which has fought so OUR POINT OF VIEW The war growls are now heard at the various capitals In Let us hope there will be no Tiie straw votes were all for Theo dore Roosevelt the real votes from him badly on elec tion day Straw votes didnt show the way the election was ii Uncle gains Most of themwere Spokano tiled straight commisVidii a year and that It has met with the approval of the was proved by the defeat of attempt to repeal the Bulgaria and the powers having tasted the fruits ot victory not likely to turkey with Aiistrlaor especially with the moral support of Great and Hussia at their Ninety per of the wheat grown iu Southern Alberta this year is grading 1 and 2 and is the best milling wheat grown on the Isorth American Send that fact Talking of if the cit could land a gentleman of leisur who appeared in the police court couple of mornings all qualm for the future be laid to rest and the task ot filling the shoes o the retiring finance minister not bo such aHerculean one after all particular financier had Johi Rockefeller taking to the high ones when It came to the frenzied finance The king is in the infant class in It seems that in whiling away the hours of a busy day this scion of the line of Mercedes took on a jag of Gooderhams best that got him in bad with the cop on tho and he rested thenight in the Inthe to the usual cus soaked him costs of the coirrt amounting to three dol Tho victim could produce only one single simoleon and it looked bad for ten days in the his latent talent came to the and by putting up a strong line of con to his half dozen fellow he raised the two dollars necessary to stand between himself and a job breaking stones at the instigation of the jail authorities The other fel lows were wondering how they came to part with two hardearned dollars with the money market so when one of the obliging sent out by our friend to interview anoth er friend in came back with two dollars more to add to the reilef So he departed the Hotel de Davis with two dollars in his one more than he had when he went and paid his fine That guy would be hailed as the saviour of his country if he could work a sim ilar stunt in the treasury depart Talking of puts us in mind of a little one told by our old friend of Taber on Archie The provincial secretary and the doctor went north to see for themselves that last great west known to the world as the Peace River There they saw and waxed fat an had the time of their During of their journey int the great northhiud they had wit them members of the Mounted Pclio who have patrolled the big stretche in the Peace for long that the know every foot of the a tha stopping places and all the bes modes of travel It was a great tri all When they settlemeu hey had visitefljj bound the firs ap of the they wer accompanied by a sergeant of the Now in that when he police with strange gen lemen for of civillza the settlers natives have their own And white bro thers beiug somewhat in that almost uutenantcd the residents are very garrulous when they meet up with So they asked questions whenever they mat the They were strange and were not always complimentary tp the two strarlgers with the Their remarksmight possibly have been accentuated by the fact that shaving is more of a luxury than a necessity on tho outposts of civiliza and even the provincial secre tary did not look his Picked another ripe Ser geant said one lone in dicating the cattle king of tho who was riding in the back seat of the wellknown police e Company Are Offering Farm Lands In the Lethbridge Also City At Very Moderate Payable on Easy Terms For Full Particulars Apply Wilson Skeith Alexandra Hotel G REAGENTS Phone 1343 Tho saloon passengers were take off the Iloyal George within an hoi or atlferthe boafcstruck the roc steerage passengers were le on forover Wh says There QTC i wnolo lot of peopl who would inbusiness i generous1 municipality furnish the oapltil And tin ls what tho principle of bomplng in Dont let the in Hio Hulkins your attention fronf the mr Alberta The 0 P R haieahnn fjdred men and i niio feucp to keen rillways fiom building in to Southern Almost every country is bragging about superabundance of the crops but the cost of living remains the Who gets the money The farmers suffer lower prices as ic pcnsity of In two moro week parliament then Borden will have to announce his naval policy regardless of tho effect on his Quebec To date Bennett is the Conservative with a naval The Medicine Hat News that correspondents attach not only full name hut street address to letters before they are permitted pub The first thing we know1 a demand will be made for the writers t Magraths council wants the logis Inturo to a law giving munici palities the option of prohibiting pool expressing au opinion on pool is there any reason why a municipality should not IIEVO tho right lo prohibit them If tho people want to It a debatable question whether l municipality Is gaining anything by furnishing free free free freo power nnd granting exemption from taxation for twenty In return for anay roll of welvo or flltecu hundred dollars n 10 ith and a few families added to I ic Some limes hero is oo much paid for tho whistle I All winter the Zero days and the blustering Perfection Smoke less Oil Heater giyes themreal solid It saves them many a cold and sickness for it easily warms the rooms not reached by the i he Perfection Heater ismade with nickel trim mmgs plain or enameled turquoiseblue drums Lasts for Easily moved from At Dcalan Everywhere MPRIAL Limited wasiNiiuG ST IOH1VJ MONTREAL TORONTO HALIFAX What dyou grab him for ask another inquisitive Bigamy he looks like bad Ihis from The riding n the front seat with the sergeant seined to escape such rude jibes nd enjoyed himself His elight no bounds especially he could get in a word edge and name the terrible crime The cabinet minister was branded with every crime set forth in tho criminal code before they parted company with the policeman as they approached What might have been said if the trio had come all way on to Edmonton together can only be As it was the Doc claims that ho had a shave and three baths before pre senting himself to any of his friends iu tho capital It was a great Its funny when the talk runs to criminals how many little stories of human interest OI1e can run across in a This one happened and shows what a criminal will do backed up in a The other day Justice Walsh in the Supreme Court threw the hocks into John gunman and a bad customer for twenty years It was and when McKay saw he was in fc it was natural he should1 bust himself for some means of It seems that when being searchec in tiie local polico station tho secoii floor gent had secreted a ten spo where the cops had not found it After being sentenced lie was taken to the little red brick institution to the oast to begin his twenty years and in tho regular course of events was stripped for tho usual bath be fore being garbed in the regular uni While this preliminary was in progress the guard in charge noticed that McKay was and refused to say a lie kept mouth moving In a peculiar and the guard told the long term gout to refused to cough mill pressure was applied to his When he eventually cough it was so successful that n nicely ten spot fell lo thefloor It had Iwen carefully prepared so that it would require little space under the It wns iis last nml What that tenner have done need not ho Slipped lo a likely looking gentleman of the road at the elid of his It might Before selling or shipping your grain consult JOHN BILLI1VGS Grain Commission Winnipeg and Lethbrldgo Special attention given to consignments and prompt returns made after unloading of on all Bills of Lading if Market prices by wire or Ollice at Asciuith Lindsays Phono Box Local Manager SALBERG lave bribed outside nut it was and McKay will have lo rack his cunningbrain for other means to beat the lust Take A Helping Hand Mistress hurrying what time Is it now past I thought it was lat er I still have twenty minutes to catcli the I knew yed be so I Set the clock back 30 minutes to give ye more Wrong Girl Ive tried to propose to Mabel a dozen and hanged if 7 can do Ive slumped every Ami she let you slump My yon are courtliithe wrong The Selling Power of GOOD STATIONERY Is Apparent to the ManWho Knows Get the Best ifajf Phone 1252 ;