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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 13, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta m DiUy Heroli nd ...... M.II yaw. by mil ...... IJ� .....^'m^.. M oltaa M , Indi bal bolb Mw ud old AddMii SMt be fiven. HON. FRANK OLIVER llio. Toronto World suggiosts that Hon. Frank Oliver may succccU^the lato Udni. Tlios. Oreuiiway on the llailwny Commiseiou. No bottor man could be chosen, for Mr. Oliver knows the needs of the West better thou any other mon, and he is uo^ tangled up with any corporatloiks and would sec thai the people wore faiily and square ly treated. But Mr. Oliver is needed more in I'arllamout. Uis understanding ot western needs demands his presence, in the Cabinet, where he Iins already given ttiJs country splendid service. He is an honest, (earless public man, whose aim is to servo the people and we cannot n fiord to lose him. COMMISSIONS TO OPERATE PUBLIC UTILITIES The Herald wishes to impress upon the ratopoyers and the property owners ol Lcthbridgu the great importance, in a successful municipal ownership policy, of liaving the separate public utilities managed by separate elective commissions, unless where two utilities ore handled by the same superintending staff, when one commission might cover the utilities. We must start right. � An elective commission of three, composed of the Maj'or and two commissions, the latter elected for two year terms, one retiring or coming up for re-election each year, has been found in Canada to be altogether the most successful administration for a public utility. When commissioners have to be elected for a certain specified duty, the j-atepaycrs almost invariably gut the services of some of the best bu.'incss heads in the city. And the reason ia obvious. Busy men handling largu concerns will serve on these crimtiu% sions when they will not serve on lhi> Council, because on the Commission they have a certain specified linn^ of worl to be administered on busine.�s principles which will not involve too great a tax on their time and thought, and in which they have a reasonably free hand. The smaller body works more harmoniously and intelligently, handles its business and .staff more systematically, has greot-er Control over its officers and, above ull, secures a certainty oJ policy, a following up of well thought out plans from year to year, more thaii is possible with a larger body, chang ing from year to year, and concerned with a multiplicity of other important duties. There Ls not a city in Ontario that tho Herald knows of but what has found the Commi.sslon idea of manage nient far prcferublo to that of a Committee of Council, It is the success of tho Conimlfi.siou idea which has spelt success for municij al ownership in Ontario; which has brought tho Kiaga'. � power movemcr.t with all its woni (ivl economic po.ssibilitics into being, and the strength of that movement con bo guago srhools under council manngomont. Tho morn definite thi> work and tho duty, the greater the control, tho bettor the service, tho larger the returns, and the more clear cut the responsibility to tho ratepayers. It moans money, it mean.s satisfaction, to the people. W ot Ihl^' hoard. Th�M li ntt.bttW onr�n.l�fttioiB. In exittenc* for pl^mot^ InilC tho commcrclftl welfare of the city. One way to brln,�!j onr cltlsuais together to present to tJHtm tho purposes of tho Board and IhtoreBt them In its work, wouUVbe to hold,a banquet under it.s atasptce.-), Tho other evening tho Sons of ICngland hn()l A very jjloasant fwnctlon and ono ol Its striking fcnluruSs was the presonco ol several well known citizens, who in tholr speeches, talked plainly and sen slbly on civic affairs and took the members ot this order into tholr con-' fldcnce on impoft^'t'matters. It crodtcit a bettor feeling and the lm another, were hold. It is a customary thing for a Board of Trade to hold an annual banquet. VVhy. not establish tho systom here? Lot the good work begin this ycor. ^n as.sembldge of citizens around; tho festive board is what is required to bring about a better understanding between our jjeoplc. At such a (tine-tion affairs of vital interest to our city could be freely and frankly discussed. Tho Board of IVadc would be. strengthened In its aim to build up the city and we are confident great er unity would exist amongst our people in tho object, wc all have at heart, tho development of Lethbrldge along broad and sound lines. iltflHTA, FfltOAV. NOVIMHIR 13, IMI Wii WeikBiikForVkn. Oiild Met Pwt^ MMmtHm IHiUm. DMtori AltikadM Mm. Archi Sohnsre, BUck l^oint, K.B,, wriVea: " l-Tdr years I w�� troubled wiCb Weak back. Oftentimes I have lain in bed (or days, being scarcely able to turn iiny> yed in tho pii-son laundry. The time will soon come when people will not want to go to jail. The terrible disaster in tho Manitoba farm home the titt.nT -hx^ which wiped out an entire family, was liic to an explosion of conl oil. Si.v other people have been burned to death a-s a result of coal oil f.vplosions in Manitoba within two weeks, and it is believed that nn inferior grade of oil, below the regulation fla.sh point, is being sold there, with mordcrous results. Some of it h.is actually been tested and will explode lit e gasoline. I'coplo .should be cxtriinioly careful in using coal oi! nt nil times but more aspecinlly slnca it is evident that on inferior gmiif. is >in the market. MARCONI MAY GET IT Stockliilni, Nov. II.-It is unofficially .-italed Iiere Muit William Marconi of wirok-fio telegraph fame was to bo awarded tho next Nobel prize in physics. The Chinese theatre, imitated by the La Moines at the Lyceunn, is a screamer. CARD OF THANKS. Tho Sisters Fa/t.'iful Companions of Jesus very cordtnlly l.'iiank tho many kind friends who patroniifd their sale of wo^k. There are still Boveral dainty articles suitable for Christmao presents which thoy will bo glad to dispose of. 277-9 Ralttn'K branges in Texas (From Ihi! Houston Post.) Tlie growing of oranges upon a commofcinl basis is marking a new epoch in the devolopmorit of Bee county," snid W.O. McCunly of BcF-villo. "Bee county is the, home of the original Dugat orange. This tree, by the way, is now more than twenty-throp years aid; it is .still bearing fruit, and it is the mother of raoro that! 100,000 trees planted all the way from Florida to California. .Oranges were grown until two years ago cither for ornamental purposes or (or tho plea.sure of having them, but now it is a business. "Just n year ar so ago an orange grower of California canifr to Bee-ville and after n thorough investigation of the situation set out about 30,000 treos. Others have gone into tho bosino.ss extensively, mol-p, than .100,000 trees laving been pet out iu:it spring, some of which aro bearing alroady. "Every farmer in B(o county is raising orange, having from a dozon up to fifty ami soin"times sixty trees on the place."__ OUR LETfER BOX. 1 A LETTER FROM MR. PETTIPIECE Editor Herald. Dear Sir,-Tho following letter was received by me from R. P. Pottipiece organizer of Uio-Trades Congress, to be road before last Monday's convention, but owing to its not having arrived in time I was unable to do .so. If you can find space in your paper for its publication you will confer a favor on not only myself but also Mr. Pettipiece, for it is the latter's wish that it go before the public. Yours i-esp., 81D DUNCAN. CHOICE Apples in Boxes and Barrels : The Bentley CD. ltd; ini:;lMli ml Sitill Hm II tniiiiiif *#dMMMlMlN �j ' ^^^^^^^^^^ ^ fiM New Stock or U4ies -ad Misses ^ SkoesAt F. German Tke Shoem&n Between Sage's and Roy's We have just received a carload of Fir Doors and Stave Columns direct from the Coast, and now have the largest and janest stock of plain and fancy fir doors in Southern Alberta. IheSouth Alberta lumber Co. Ltd. Corner WiMliiiicister & Ford JiistSoutliofttieniisonMili Phone 225 [.O.Box654 makes WARM HOUSE WITH NO PLASTER Costs 7S Per Cent less Reqiiires no expensive hibor YOU Can Put It On WritW Fot Free Sample and instmctions foi-applying, sendiiig name ot dealer to FredJ.C.Cox&Co. SOL.E AOENTS WINNIPEG, MAN. For sale locally by all lumber dealers Business Men's lunclieon NOVEMBER 13 at tho HUB CAFE Mulligatawny Soup Roast Duck and Apple Sauce Green Peas^ Mashed Potatoes Apple Dumpling ND HAND  STORE 9 A BOARD OF TRADE BANQUET I.�tlil)ri(it^! bUHiuo.ss iiien Uo not meet tOffi-lher .sufliciently to jfet nc-iiuaiiit�l and uniler.stimd each other tX!tttT. Tho Hoard of Trade is not the representative body it nliould bi-, thoURti Itiat iH not Its fnult. However tho membership does not cover till Uie.business men ot tho city eonsequently it does not offer means of bringing all our merchants togethej'. In order to have a unitwl effort towurd."; buUdliig up tlic tity, ev- nnd ttie AGES ATURDAY ALE has more than usuaf attractions this wert We offer 10 per cent discount from usuai prices of cloth bound copyright fiction Including Leaven of Love. Holy Orders. Lewis Rand. Quest Eternal. Fly on^'the Wheel. Isabel's Handkerchitf, Man from Brociney's. Pawn in the Game. Treasure of Heavtn. Master Christians. Nedra. Jane Cable. Sourdough (two styles.) K, sici THE mm mm Vancouver, U.C, Nov. 5, 08. Si'J Duncan, Letlibridge, Altfl., My Dear Duncan,--Vs presiding officer of a locol convention which I under-stnnd your Council i.s � responsible for, I defsire you to place nie on record, before the convention a.s registering ii strong and vigorou.s prote.st against any such action. As orgaiiizfT for the Trades Con-grt'ss I want to Uvaw your attention to tho result of the deliberution.s rest of Albertfl. trad�"H unionist.s, in it i pre.sent political policy, then let it requisition tlif 1!)08 Congress Executive Coniiitco to call anotlier provincial convention, and tlie result would bo, or should bo, binding on every union organization in Alberta. I aJn proparod to stand by Iho decision of such n convention; but will not or cannot view the l)ro.soiit action of lA'thbridge T. and li. C. with aiiyiiiing but suspicion. Trusting that your delogutcs in convention assembled will look carefully and oanu'.stiy into the merits of this jirotesi, and govern tlK'niHolvos aceoiidingly, 1 am yours for provin-cifll luiiiy. K. P. PKTTJPIKCK, Ojgauiie!- Coal, Ice and :: PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietoro ; ; Office opposite Balmoral < � PHONE as o A little nonsoDse now and then Is relished by the wisest men BUT I want you to understand that this Store is still supreme in the matter of bargains. Competition is beneath notice. Frank Waddington TE-L-EPHONE 261 410 ROUND STREET GOING TO HOSMER (llosmcr Times) Norman Henderson, for some years master mechanic at tiie Coal Creek mines of the Crow's Nest Pass Conl Co., is. We understand, coming to Hosmer to take that position with fhe Hosmer mines. See Miss Norman in her cowboy dance tonight ot the Lyceum. CRESTON FRUIT LANDS FOR SALE We own 8,500 acres of level land free front stones in Lot 812, Croston District. 1000 acres are surveyed in 10 acre blocks which we offer for sale to actual settlers for a limited time at $60.00 PER ACRE We Raarantoe this tract to bo the finest fruit land adjacent, to Oreston When this land is settled, tho whole tract will bo one large village with all the advantages appertains thereto. It is well watered by mountain streams. The C.P.R. runs through tho property. I TERMMuarter Cash, Balance 1,2 and 3 Years. Interest 6 Creston has tho best shipping facilities for fruit, and the best climate of any point in British Columbia. Spend Your Winters in Creston For further particulars write immediately to tho Canyon City land and Lumber Co. Ltd. -CRESTON. B.C.-- 2 lots on Niven Street. North Ward, for � (52.50 each. Casli I ^ Mberta Realty Co. i I Ciildili lleek UUbrUge I J. F. Bodgers Job. a. Young FOR SALE HORSES Heavy and Light RODGERS& YOUNG Sale Stables :-: Wood St. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital $500,000 Financial Agents. . Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, B. C. Cbe Star transfer eontpany Moynilian S Beardsley Cab Hiring, Draying and Coal Delivery Phone SOS Office Oliver's Hall Merchants & Contractors We have the teams and we're here to do the V business Draying & Contract Work of all kinds promptly attended to You will do well to get our prices before placing your orders <-lsewhero Hayr Transfer Co. H. Hayr and W. G. Hole, Props, PHONE 180 AN ARCADIAN DRINK is nur fine sar.sup(irilln, eicain soda, t'iiigor ale and bi'i.T and iron brow, etc. Tliti fl.'ivorfl ui'e- dolicious. Our fini' earbouatcd watcus, Kii'gtT u1l\ etc., are iiidLsjifMisabli', for tlie Bick room or for a morning draught. 'No onn -sliould be witbout a case of our drinks ia the house. LETHBRIDGEBREWIMG& MALTING COMPANY. Ltd The Oxford Cafe SERVES GOOD MEALS. Has been Remodelled Fresh Oysters, Cigars, Fruit and Confectionery JOE FONG - Proprietor PROFESSIONAL CA <. i) OR. W. t. QALBRAITH Phyilclan, Surgeon, AccoucTitr Oflloo Ul4 Kudpiitli St, Plioiifl Vl HOURS: Before U u.ni., 2-3j 7-a p.m. DR. O. J. COURTIOE '^DantUt OtaduAte of Northweatern Oniver-sity, Ohicngo. 111. Offidq H6ura-B to 18; 1 to 6. Roomi I and 2, Macdonald Block DR. J. B. ELLIS DENTIST Qrnduiito of Western Reservo Univor sity, Cleveland Ohio. OFFICE-WHITNEY DLOCK Phono 307 Hours: 9-12; l-li MADAM NORVAN (Orchcxtral Pianitr) Teacher of pianoforte, argnn and voice pioductlou. Visits or receives pupils, preparatory or advanced. Coaching tor exaina. Howard Houta, Crath Strtai. MR. ERNEST F. LAYTON, Violinitt. Pupil of Geo. Wilbey, London, Eng.. and of Frank E. Blachford. Toronto, is open lor a limited number ol Pupils. Also ibr Concerts, At Homes. Banquets, etc. Terms on application. Phone 212. MR. ALCERT ELY Pupil of Dr. Bi:.gs, M. A., Song Singing and Voice, Culture. Pupil of ChaB. Hancock, Esq., F.R. CO., L.R.A.M., Ocgan and Theory. Voice Culture, Pipe Organ, Piano, Harmony and Theory, Song Singing Open for Concerts, Banquets, Recitals, Etc. Terms on Application. Box 890 Lethbridge, Alta. HAMILTOi St YOUNG EngVteera ar Surveyor* Room 4-Wh y Block. C.F.P.Co��ybeara, ., D.C.L., B. Mor' Jonae, B. C. L CONYBEAF. & .fONES Barrieters, Soliolto. 'o. Office: Couybeare 1 Lalhbrldge, Alia, W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc. Office: Southard Block. ADDISON & SON Funeral Directors �nd Embalmer. 321 Crabb St. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office and Residence Phone loa P. B. R0LF80N ARCHITECT loom 9 Whitney' Block. JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Macdonald Block, Redpath Street Lethbridge, Alta. Lethbridge Lodge (39) A. F. & A. M., Q. R. A. Regular meeting nighv, the third Thursday of each month in the MaHonic Hall, P. O. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receive a hearty welcome. A.O.ME88ER, G.V.STORKEY, W. M. Secretary, P. O. Box 637  letkbridge lerie No. li? Meets IbI and ard M o n d aya in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIES, W.P 24-ly T. .T, WHITE, W. 8 LETHBRIDGE LOUut NO. 3tt C. B. P. O. E. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at B.15 p.m. ; ; ; . E. A. SHARMAN, M. PRIEST, E. R. Secretary. Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293 Sons of England Benefit Societji Mnot 111 llic KuIkI.U of Pylliia* Uall^ ovor.y (Irst uiid third TliuritiJu}- iu tli� muiilli tit 8 p.m. VlHitinc trtttlirun ulwayH vvul comu. Kr�"l T. Robli!�, Hiv Bo� BY. Walter Ajiploli.v, W. I'rem.lont -Lethbridge Lodge No. S- NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION Ol" STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall every see-and and fourth Mondays in the month. Emphyers requiring certificated engineers, and engineers out of employment, vi7uld do well to communicate with us. ROBERT NEVIN, Chlel W. A. DieKSON, Secretary. �4-IyTd-� 8 7167 ;