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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 10, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta y, November THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD We have iieveral good propositions In farm lands which are worthy of your consideration. Conie'ln and let us tell you aboiit them. We are exclusive agents for FAIRMONT; the safest arid profitable investment in Lethbridge today. We represent The North American Life Assurance London Guarantee and Accident Assurance Co., Ltd., of London, F. C. L-OWES COMPHNY Hepmentiiig: North AmericanTLife Assurance Co., London Guarantee and Accident Co. Phoenix Assurance Co., Limited, of London. Offices Edmonton, LETHBRIDGE, High River, Nanton, Vancouver. 4 loti, Block 1', North Ward, on, water, each, one-quarter tmUace three, six, nine and twelve months. l.krtt, Block 148, North Ward, each, one-Third, cash; bal- ance six and twelve months. 4 Block on water and sewer, each; one-third cash, balance nix. and twelve rtwntiis. 3 lots on Glyn Street (near Courtland) each; one-third cash, balance four and eight months. Block 23, facing east, near McDuff street, ?3S5 each; cash, balance four and eight months. 7 roomed fully modern house, good location, cash, balance in monthly payments. R. V. GIBBONS CO. Phone 1191 Ott Block GROW APPLES at FRUITVALE WEST KOOTENAY, BRITISH COLUMBIA and lire in comfort. You can live-in an ideal climate, enjoy fina scenery, hunting and fishing, more.money "on an ORCH- ARD TBACT at FRUITVALE, than you can on 160 acres of prairie land. GROW APPLES, pears, plums, peaches, po.ultVy, AND GROW RICH. Others are doing not YOU. Splendid climate, high winds and dust Etorms unknown. Proofs, plans, FR.UITVALE LIMITED, 23 Ward St., Nelson, B. C. T. N. CHRISTIE CO. .Real EtUU and Financial Broken. Diamond City. Towneite. Insurance, Loans T. N. Christie'; Notary Public, Diamond city, "Alia. the Dowsley McMillan LancTCo. and In-'; turance '1 J.'B. Mulhern Phpiifc 544 J500.0C handles new C roomed houie on Rogers St., .fully including fire- place; 'only handles fine fully modern cottage -on 14th St. Everything up to ior ,use by Dec. "1625.00 each buys 2 lots on corner .Courtland and Wil- liam. Easy terms. Furnished new 7 rcrom house close in ready for use by Nov. 15th. 160 acres of irrigated land close, to new park. Easy terms. THE COMMISSION PLAN OF GOVERNMENT ADOPTED IN THE CITY OF SPOKANE The city of Spokane is acout to ad- opt the commission -plan of- govern- Spokane is a much larger citv than cusc.ussions the salaries of commis- sioners were set at per year, the highest salary suggested. The following is a summary of the Lethbridge, consequently it would re-jrmal draft of the new city charter ad-! opted by this committee of freeholders on Friday night last: quire more commissioners and the :ommissioners perhaps would be en- titled to larger salaries than-would be the case should Lethbridge decide to adopt the principles of the plan adopt- ed ..by Spokane. -for a year Spokane has 'been wrestl- ing with the question. First of all, -a committee of representative citizens was appointed by the mayor. For sev- eral months that committee studied the charters of Des Jloines and other cities. It secured all the information that was-possible as to the practical The main provisions -adopted last night as the.final report of the mittee -were as follows: Main Provisions as Adopted Sections 1, 2, 3, and -1 -define the name, powers .rights and liabilities of the'city, -which are those Jed by mayor or two councilmen and at- tested by city..clerk. Section to be record ed and attested by city clerk. Section effeciix'e jattcr 30 days. j Section ordinances ef- I fective at time fixed -therein, or if I not designated at date of adoption. Section and re-j peals by ordinance. j Departments j Section as fol- j lows: _ j FubJic affairs Finance Fubiic safety. Public works lju.blic utilities Distribution to be made by city council. Section to have com-jcharge of departments, but may be {changed from one _tq-another or giv- en more than one. Section of officer by council. Recommitted. Section have wci-King out of the principles of com-1 he Delected at large, offices not desig- usually exercised by a city of'the first- Power .to appoint and" remove" assist- cia.ss, but under the direction and con-'ants employees in their own Pe- trol of five commissioners. Section commissioners to mission goyenimtnt. It threshed out tne whole question of civic govern- ment from.-every point-of view. The recommendation it made to the city was for a commission form of govern- partments. Council to create or dis- continue; offices as may be necessary. Section to be fixed by, council. Duties of Employees Section of city clerk to flections every two years, and at each alternate election two and three com- meut, closely resembling that of Des! missioners, respectively, TO be elect- Moines, with sundry improvements that had been, worked out by Grand Junction, Colo., Berkeley, Cal., and other cities. 320 Acres Cash East 1-2 Sec. .11. Twp. Range 14, S1S.50 per .acre; 54... per acre cash, balance to suit Close to school. bouse. Nine miles from town and' elevator, and fine piece of land.' Fine .business corner, Lon-' don and" Round street, 75 x: 66'" cash; balance '.o suit. Ccod buys'.in'Grassy.-Lake- Tslrtirl residential lots, close to the hotel -in both Remember you are "buying direct from the-owner. W. J. Williams P. 0. Box 374 Phone 1069 The next step was the election, by the a-committee of fif- teen to draft the new city charter, embodying the commission form of government. In spite 01 an ingenious attempt of corporations and-the "old guard" to defeat the commission plan nated, terms to.' commence on first wortacg day of Janua'ry following their election. To serve four records of proceedings, all mat- ters acted on by council, certify all ac- counts, keep seal and affix same to all documents when authorized. Section engineer to be of practical experience for five years preceding appointment. Section counsel to have practiced law in state of Wash- ington "for five years next preceding appointment. Section .-of corporation counsel 'to be; legal adviser, to the city, Section Commissioners -to be cit- izens of the United States and of the state of Washington, and residents for five years preceding election. To give all their time in business hours to tae city's business. Section 1. Salaries, each. Section 8. Vacancies to occur from failure to q-ualify; .witjiin'.ten days af-j conduct cases .not in-charge of special- election, resignation, remov- counsel, keep docket and record of all a number of prominently. offlce> absence OVERCOME BY GAS Toronto, Nov. Naylor, Jer- sey Ave., who'was overcome by coal gas at his home and found in an un- conscious condition last night, died at the hospital this morning. WILD SCENES OF DISORDER AT WELCH MINERS' STRIKE Cardiff. Wales, Nov. scenes were enacted in the colliery district last night. Thirty thousand miners are. out on strike and there is much Last evening bands of youths supported toy women stormed build- ings and looted stores in several towns. Police who were reinforced during the -day, attacked the mob with batons, and the rioters replied with of stones. men ostensibly in favor of it, tout as snown at the moment, really in opposition to it, and thus to split the jvote of the. freeholders, the "popple's consisting of men who all along had been identified with the j commission plan of government and j including, a strong representation, of labor men, was. overwhelmingly -elect- For the last five weeks they have ibeen holding nightly meetings. On each night a special subject was down .discussion. Representatives- of j corporations aud every other walk of I life w-ere invited to attend, and take I part in these discussions and .did-so. 'The result is that the committee has (adopted sections providing for the iii- referendum and recall, pref- erential system of voting, division of tne city -business into five depart- ments, election of five commissioners at large, their departments not desig- nated prior to election, elections to be held, every two years, and at each alternate election two and three com- missioners to be elected commissioner thus being elected 1'or four years. After several brisk TRANSVAAL WON THE EARL ROBERTS TROPHY London, results in the competition for Earl Roberts imperial trophy for the cadets have been pub- lished. The first -is won by Transvaal with 494 points. stood sev- enth with 436 and Prince Edward Is- land ninth with from the city for more than six months, conviction for felony or for incompetency. Coomcil'has power to appoint for unexpired term. Section and vice-pres- ident to be elected at the first meet- ing of council, formep to be mayor. jit DaUy Business Section of coun- cil, one legislative meeting to be held every week, and daily business meet- ings. Section commissioner has vote. Mayor has no veto. Section legislation "aid ap- propnations 'by ordinances in -writing. Section one -subject in or- dinance unless i'or appropriations. Section claoise. Section1 of ordinances. Three days to elapse between introduction and -final pas- sage. Ordinances covering sums in excess of to remain on file a week before passage except in emer- gency. Latter to be passed by four- nrtns vote. Section to be sign- cases and deliver same to successor. Section counsel may" employ, one or assistants. Section may em- ploy special .coun-sel. Section of officers prov- ided to support constitution -of United States'-and -s-tate of Washington andj properly perform duties. Section to fur- r nished 'bonds of S253000, not specified j as surety bonds: other officers to be I bonded as determined by the city coun ciJ. Reasonable premiums to be paid on surety bonds by city. Elective andf appointive officers' bonds .to be ap- j proved by the council. All other' 11520 ACRES Living water. Grass knee deep. Wheat yielded 40 bu- shels to the acre this yeai in this Township. We selling on. terms never dupli- cated in this country. Look this up. FARM SECURITY CO. Whitney Blk. Lethbridge GOOD BUYS 37 1-2 feet on London Rd., close to Bartlett, ?1200. Terms. 40 foot lot on G-lyn St., wa- ter and sewer, Terms. 4 lots in Block 128, 5350 ea. Terms. 4 lots in Block 126, 5500 ea. Terms. 5 lots in Block 125, ?52o ea.' Terms. 4 lots on William St, ea. Terms. 4 lots on Crabb St., close in Terms. A. E. IVES "SI Stafford Blk. Phone 371. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Paid-up Capital, Reserve. DRAFTS ON FOREIGN COUNTRIES Arrangements have recently been completed under which the broncho of this Bank are able to issue Drafts on the principal points In the following countries: Finland Ireland France Fr'ch Cochia-China Germany Great Britain Greece Holland Brazil Ceylon China. Crete Denmark Faros Islands NO DELAY IM Iceland India. Italy Japan Java. Manchuria. Mexico Norway Persia Phillipfoe Islands Roumama Russia. Servia Siam South Africa Straits Sweden bonds 'Dy mayor and forms of all other -bonds approved by corporation counsel. No Franks for Officers Section and employes not to'--tie interested in contracts or accept pass franks, free ticket, free service of other favor from public ser- vice corporations, violations to disqual- ify, and offender to he removed from oitice. Section and docu- -ments to be executed 'by mayor or any councilman designated by council. Section gazette to he published weekly by city clerk, con- taining a summary of city council proceedings, detailed statements of all receipts and disbursements, classified by subdivisions, and other city matter ito be designated -by council, no other matter to included but city business Copies to 'be furnished to state and public libraries, newspapers and all who apply therefor or furnish postage. Section year and calen- dar year to be the same. Annual audit of city's books by outside experts, provided for. results to be published in official gazette. Turkey West Todies 173 and elscwbeno rULL PARTICULARS ON APPLICATION SAFE INVESTMENTS One lol, oa Kunr.an St.-, on -water, cash. Lots in Block L on London Road, S300 each, good terms. Four scod lots in Alexander Addition, each, good terms. Lots 12 and 13, corner of William and Redpath streets; Tvill be property and is a snap at on good terms. L. S. RIPLEY CO. PHONE 1034 OFFICE. MACDONALD BLOCK. Lethbridge Branch MIDNAPORE IS UP IN ARMS Vv. Pf APF For your wants from tlie Nursery, Plant late sin October and not next spring. Be sure'and include a few eight foot. Russian Poplar in your order fox snade.rand windbreaks. Special price 85c each, per dozen Express charges prepaid to your station Our Large Comet (Ked) Currant and our ..Black Champion are 'premium highest quality and perfectly adapted to; Two-years, per dozen and express prepaid. Three years, per dozen eirpress prepaid.., VWprerja.y express charges: i We guarantee our goods to We ;want to mail our price list We want to, please yon.' 'v Place Orders Npw: Kootenay Valley Nurseries j m Mir roar. Lake, B. X WAREHOUSE SITE 2 lots on corner of .Ford, and Bowman RESIDENTIAL IN lots on corner cf Crabb and London .'.v. 2 lots on corner of Glyn and London S lots on Crabb and Glyn each. REAL ESTATE AND FINANCIAL BROKERS P. C. Drawer .3091 Crabb .Phone 1133 .370 acres 5 miles "from -Clareslidlm, all steam'plow run- ning water all per. handles it-'- 270 acres "5 miles from city, irrigated, .fenced, well fall wheat sowed and looking bargain at 555 per acre. 5 acres near old fair grounds, fine garden, fenced, '.irrig-atedr house and barn and chicken years, to pay for it. J' 7 roomed modern house, close in, terms.. 7 roomed house and corner lot, handles H, W. H: JOHNSON LAND CO. JOHNSON BLOCK 323 FIFTH ST. MONEY IN THESE 6 lots. Block 127, on London Eo'ad; ner. each. 2 lots cor. Kingsbury and London, Block L., -each.-'; 4 lots and London, Terms on further enquiry. Cor. Round and Dufferin Sts. Phone Citizens of That Place Are Protesting Vehemently Against Actions of Calgary Rowdies on to repair the windows and :wliich have been smashed, the rate-; i payers will have'a heavy bill to foorJ The bulk of the damage is done by OF CANADA Capital, Rest and Undivided Profits Total Assets Over Spend fhe Balance spend all you like and save the balance there is any. Save what you know you spend the rest. The difference, in a few years, will be the difference between poverty and independence. Open a Savings Account now, In this Bank. It will zaake the saving easier. .Main Office cor. Round Redpath Sts j G- R- TINNING Bub-Office Westminster Rd., N. Ward Manager. Stirling H. Roach, Acting Manager. Grassy Lake- -A. W. Saillie, Mansscr. OWN CONSTABLE ARRESTED POR TAKING GAMBLING. Srettler, Nov. on Sunday morning last. Enscr and Cor- poral Davis.-of the Mounted Police, automobile parties of men and women raided a samblins Iiouse at Caster. AWnaporc, Nov. citizens come out hcre froni Calgary at: ami arrested ten poker players. 'The this village arc up in arms at the -wan-'sll hours of the night, many of them proprietors were fined fifty dollars ton acts of vandals from outside'111 an'intoxicated eo-aditkm, and costs and the of the places v.-no constantly destroying-1Tiake ineSr tv.-eaty dollars and costs each, propeny in this district. The profaniiy. 1 .Later on in the the pjar- aung niece ol wantonness is the des-j Ttierc is a strong feeling- here ag-: snail was arrested on two charges of troying of lour .miles of the this stafe of arTairs, and the cit- being bribed by gamblers aud telephone lines, operated 117-ens wil1 shortly take some steps to muted )'or triai. He was removed in by the .Midnapore Woollen Hills, andjsee lllis comes to a sudden stop. 1 custody, largely used by the residents of this section. The freight shed at the depot here is also the scene of constant depre- jdations, and the residents prefer jto take delivery of their goods at, Cal-' jgary, notwithstanding the nine miles i haul they have to make from I more, ro having them left, unattended Jin the freight shed here to be pilfered; iand looted at will. j I Thf first C. F. R. station building iccro had not been up :i month before j every window pans in it wrig -broken, i and when these were repaired a new stove was irretrievably smashed un. Tiie school building has also come in tor its share or the wanton dam ago, and as the trustees arc now culled up- (f 40 acres irrigated land. 2 1-2 miles from city, by 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. r> an-3 10 acre garden plois, have all been irrigated for three years. Best on market. Close in. Small cash payment. Balance easy. Fully modern r, room house on Bruce street for will handle. Balance easy. New 5 room cottage on Glvn strecr. on two lots for cash. Balance very easy. MAXWELL HELGERSON ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 777 ;