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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta ffjF-MgtfMli ba IB afftctapaa for of to par- to J i pMMtt of Board A work, would to wrier Eoclaihd haul FRANK OLIVCK Tha, Toronto Work! auffatts thai CHOICE aavaraJ vary plaaaant oaa of iU waa tfca praaaaca ol veil knovat ciUaaaa, wtio ia plainly aa4 aaa civk aad took tfee of taia order into tiktir con- Black A, Of iMliawai I kava kia ia aei to tura aad I aavc Winter a- and the im-, proaaioo. carrkd away from that ga- tharinc that it be very helpful of that irouid brine our citiaeaa info touch with a. another, were It is a customary Ihlnat 'or a Board of Traoe aa'anaual banquet, he here? we. about after two to do ay work. 1 aa idae, .ttjba for Uma, and 1 wajJd aH a (au UiaL" UM W Hoc. Frank may aucoead late Hoii. vThoa. Graunway on Kail way JCoBuasimioB. "Kg better could cfeoaeo, (or Mr. kaowc the beads of the Wafit tetter thau any man, tangled up with any corporations ascl would see taat tha people were iairly and square iy treated. But Mr, Oliver needed more ia Parliajueut. of Hie. understand- pres eoce.ia the Cabinet, where rtavdy given tfcia country apkndid aer- He U an honeet, foarleaa pub- lie man, whoee aim is to serve the people and we cannot aflonj to lose him. Lei UM good work begia this year. aaaewbiage ot citisunm Around, tha forttve board is what Is required to about better between our people. At such 'a func- tion affairs of vital' Interest-.to our city could LnMreely and frankly dis- cussed. would be. streufftheoed IDL. to build up 'the city aud we are confident great w unity would exist our people in tho object, we all have at heart, the development of Lethbridge broad aud sound Filb a s aobe aad of Kidney and DlMMMt. A wodieine that the k ,0 that, they are eoahW U> ajrtrtrt tie thf bisod hi Boxes and Bands Olt W. OALMUITH WARM HOUSE of Northwestern Chicago, III. Houn-t to If; 1 to I .and t MacdonaM Black Ik Hey CL IU 50 per S for afc or The T. Umitad, Doaa'a COMMISSIONS TO OPERATE PUBLIC UTILITIES The Herald wishes to impress upon the ratepayers and the property own- ers of Lethbridge the great import- in a, successful erihip policy, of having the separate gublic utilities managed by separate elective commissions, uniesa' where two utilities are handled by the same superintending staff, when one com- mission might cover the utilities. We must start right. An elective commission of three, composed of the Mayor and two commissions, the lat- ter elected" for two year terms, one OUR POINT OF VIEW Get together, everybody and boost Lethbridge. The city wonts a progressive Couij- cii.again next year. The city is full of men, well quali- fied to give the city good servica- on the Council. The. Fernie Ledger, is now turned out in its new office and by its hew plant. It ..looks j'spiek and span" and a filled with, good news and should be well supported by the peo- ple of Fernie. This jail life is awful. In Ontario they -are stopping the practice- of SJale prisoners throwing letters to the The terrible disasf erria the [Manitoba farm home the which "wip- ed out an entire family, was lue: to an explosion of coal oil. Six other a result of coal oil Manitoba within two weeks, is believed that an inferior grade of oil, below the regulation flash point, sold there, with merder.ous vaults. Some of it his actually jeen tested and will explode gas- )line. People should be cxtremRly in using coal oil at all times but more especially sines it ;s evident that an inferior gra'fe is the ket. retiring or coming up for re-election female prisoners pri; each year, has been found in Canada son laundry. The time will soon to be altogether the most successful come when, people will not want to administration for a. public utility. go to jail. When commissioners hav'e to be ol- for a certain specified duty, the ratepayers almost invariably get the services of "some of the best business heads in the city. And the reason is" an explosion of obvious. Busy men handling large have-been concerns will serve on these crununs sions when, they will not'serve on tho Council, because on the Commission they have a certaia specified iinsh-.of 'wort to .be administered "on business principles which will not involve too great a their time and thought, and m- which they have a reasonably tree hand. The smaller body works more harmoniously and intelligently, handles its business and staff more systematically, has great- er "control over its officers and, above all, secures a certainty of policy, a following up of well thought out plans from year to year, more than is possible with a larger body, chang- ing from year to year, and concerned with a multiplicity of other import ant duties. There is not a, city in Ontario that the Herald knows of but what has found the Commission idea of manage ment far preferable to that of Committee of Council. It is the sue cess of tha Commission which has spelt success for al own ership in Oatirio; which has brough the p-owcr aU its awl economic possibilities into being-, and the strength of that movement can be guagcd to a large extent by the vote cast for the Whit- ney, government candidates last June. Raking in (From the Houston Post.) The growing of oranges upon "a commercial basis is markinf a new epoch in the development 'of Bee county." said W.O. McCurdy of ville. "Bee county is the home of thej original Dugat This tree, by the way, In now more than twenty- three years- aid; it is still bearing fruit, and it is the mother of more than trees planteil all the way from Florida to California. aOr- angea were grown until two ago either lor ornamental purposes or for the pleasure of having them, now it is a business. "Just "a year ar so ago an orange grower of L California came to Bee- ville and after a thorough investiga- ipn. of the set put about trees. Others ha.TC gone into business extensively, more than tresi jiiraihg been 'pet out some of which are bear- ing already. ''Every faruicr in Bee county is Kikw Stock Of bin mi fines SttmAt F. German TKc Shocmaa Between Sage's and Boy'i NO PLASTER Cart IBS uo expensive labor YOU Can Put It On Write For Free and initroctions for apply ing, name of dealer to PredJ.CCoxiCo. SOLE AGENTS WINNIPEG, MAN. For sale locally by all lumber J. F. JT. Young raismg oranges, having from a Fir Doors and Slave Columns direct JErpm the Coast, and now have the and finest v stock of plain and fancy, fir doors in Southern Alberta. up to fifty wi on the place. i _ 1 5. sixty trees OUK LETTER BOX. 1 IheSouthAlberta lumber Co. Ltd MARCONI MAY GET IT Stockbilm, Ncv> is unofficial- ly state-d here wiat Wiliiaai Marconi of wireless telegraph fame was to be awarded the nest Nobel prize in physics. A LETTER FROM MR. PETTI PIECE Editor Dear following letter -was received by me from H.-P. Pettipiece organizer of. Hie.-Trades Congress, to be read before last Monday's con- vention, but owing to its not having arrived in time I. was unable to do so. if you space in your pa- per for its publication you will confer a favor on not only myself but- also Mr. Pettipiece, for_ it is the laiter's wish that it go before the public. Yours resp., SID DUNCAN.