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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 6, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THS LEIHBRIDOE DAILY HEBALO. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER l�09. Houses to Rent Houses to Sell ^ity Lots at Reasonable Figures SIOO.OOO TO LOAN ON INSIDE CITY PROPERTY, 7 PER GENT PAQC THRE* WJ. SOUTHARD BLOCK . The Herald's Real Estate Market WARD IDEA TURNED DOWN IS No Sympathy For the System In the City Council Tlie (;ily will not be [lividcd into wards but thete will ho irtote than one polling booth at the next municipal election. That was the final outcome of one* of the longest dchatvs that the city council has had for a long time. The debate, was not all on these subjects but covered a wide field of thought and research as one subject led to another. The main issues were settled in short order as the" petition for the former was filed witfiout any discussion as to whether they would do so or not and the Petition lor the latter was granted without any debate except as to how it could best be worked out. The Mayor started all the bf-play. He had loaded himscU with figttt(>8 relative to the North Ward to meet some of the statements made at the meeting held in the North Ward on Friday when it was argued that that part at the city was not getting 3 square deal in the matter of expenditure of public money on local improvements. A delegation was present appointed by that meeting ^nd had with them the two petitions mentioned. Wm. Matthews presented the one asking for the ward system and A. Frayne this, which had appealed to him and made him change his mind about in- lor ine waiu ayav^m oil" '-"J- ...... ------o-  the one askiftg for additional polling! troducing the system m Lethbridge. ; He dealt particularly with the jea- Thc mayor thought the extra polling booth was a good thing ami lousy that exists among wards and thereby preventing the advancement ing booth was a gouo miue would have had a ...otion put through 1"^ ""Ptovcmcnts at once arranging for it.- Aid. Bow-' With regard to the putting-in of man was curtain that the votes could, water and sewer in the south side ot not alt be polled at one booth. Aid. j the liiy he explained that the service Hatch however, held that the matter i was close to the trunk lines that hail should bo taken up in committee as' 'o ''f l'"t "n ami that it had not been' there were some things to consider as I their i'liention to put them in until! to who shall vote at the diBercnt''he trunk line was put in. In the' booths, etc. When the matter came' '^'ortJi Hani the distance is miicli j up ill committee Ad. Bowman moved g'eiitcr -.uui (ho cxpni.se in proportion that a polling booth bo granted to 1''' would recommend to the inroni , N'ovUi Ward. Considerable discussion council to put in a tiuiik si-wci arose iiK to who should vote at this fro'" "'e -Vo'lli Ward to Ihe ri-.v;-' Iwoth and how the separate list Wa.s ''"''''^ .vf'"i- ''"he North Ward iiiul iiv-i I S W. Tuckwcll was present to I speak against the adoption of the * j ward system. He argued that it cre-i ' I ates jealousy and prevents improve- t ments from being made on that ac- J count. The south end of the city f which he represents, recognizes lf.hat| ' the coiineil legislates lor the whole, ^ eity. The south end has not got anv j  lights, sidewalks, or waterworks, but they believe that they will get them. . but if the ward system were intro-i duecd there would be jeafousics are here to stay. Prices are steadily advancing. Why not share in the actual proiits yourself V You will never have a better oi-portunity, Invest in good city property or farm landE Good Times that! # Freeman, Maeleod and Graham Phone m LETHBRIDGE P-CBoxfuQ IN RESIDENCE LOTS: 2 Lots facing east in Block | 93, $450.00 each; terms. 2 Lots facing east in Block 94, $550.00 each; terms. The H. Macbeth Agency , would prevent- the work being done; * i rapidly. , j I On the other side there were sever-' ^------'-------- j al speakers, Arthur Frayne did not; THE NEW BILL OF I advocate a straight ward system, but LADING I rather that the whole city should' _ I vote on the representatives nominate j ed from the difierent wards so thati (each ward would have two represent- Pfs They Did Not Have Betore ' ativcs elected by the whole city. He-- I did not advocate ward appropria- i The new bills of lading, to be used I lions. i by "all railway companies subject to Robert Nimmons said that theie , the legislative authority of tlic Pai- At tile lii.4 iiU'ctiiig a" thf School /JoarJ ihc sites ;mil l)iuldi.i.vr coimuit-t'.'c w-vvf. iii.struol d to report on tlio i inattiT i>f 11 pliiii io.- Hciiool .Mit,e.s, tiikiu:-' ill (lie wl\oU' vily, inul nlsu on the iiuitter of ciirel.akin.i; of ilio Cent-rjil .'ioiiool buildings. They were to oil!! tlie bojrd wlien ready and tills was iiccordingly done, the board meeting liist nigl�t, all tlie members bc-i;ig- ji.e.st'Mt. School Sitst The committee had got a prica on a block fiifit of Westminster Road, but liad no other sites to report on. The member.s of the board were not exactly familiar witli the Jocation of the site mentioned except on the map which they had on the table before thorn. It was therefore decided that the board should make a trip all over the city and form an opinion as to where they want the schools located, and then secure the sites there or as close to the places as possible. The board proposes to buy three or four eitea next year, so as to g-et them be-1 fore the blocks are broken by buildings. Caretaking Janitor Oxland offered to undertake to look after the Central school High school and Kindergarten school buildings and yards, (or $160 a month and provide a man to assist him. Either he or ihc man would be on the premises all the tinsc during the school hours. This wiis considered a very reasonable offer and wae ac-C'pted. The board empowered Oliairman Fleetwood to convey a welcome to the teacliarB convention on Oct. 21 and 22 on behnU of the board. They made a grant of $50 to the local committee to help to entertain the teachers. Teacher Engaged Miss Lucy Fair, of Laurence, AUa., who had excellent recommendations. Five Acres Close to City Limits | $350.00 per acre Terms MONEY TO LOAN FIRE INSURANCE The G. B. AGENCY Acadia Building. Phone 200. I J. I. Etmii & CO. Real Estate and Investment Brokers MONEY TO LEND at lowest current rates FIRE, LIFE and ACCL DENT INSURANCE District Agents- Railway Passengers As-suraace Co. of London, England. Accideiit, Disease, Employers' Liability tind Fi- lelity Guarantee �J I was no jealous)' as the north against liament of Canada," Avent into effect ^ I the south. Regarding the financial Ijrst week.  i statements of the mayor he said that | This is the result of a four years' j^jin the North Ward they were small'agitation instituted by the Canadian  I ta.xpayers, but the richer portion Mannfactuiers' As.sociation and oth-,^ ^ ^^^^^^^ 1^ help the poorer. The North ers when, the Railway Commission i�l>�i�^^>y^^���i��#^� , ^y^^^ important Part of tho was formed, with the late Hon. A. --------------------^.------------.............._......_-^rrr--r I city. The action of the council in O. Blair as chairman. When his sue.- not making it easy to get from the cpssor. Judge Killam, was chairman. God, the King's or public enemies, or 1 ,,,, ,,, ......_______,...... EFFiCTiby the act of default of the shipper, i was engaged as a teacher, comnienc- _. jThe railway's responsibility as car-!i,j; fUuies October 25. Gives Some AdvantaK�s to the Ship-!"" continues for forty-eight hours. | Tru.ste.e Johnston waf empowered tor, in the case of bonded.goods, sov-j ,, ^^,^[ fy^p,, uroynd the Central enty-two hours, aft�r written notice | school and the outbuildings there, of the arrival of the goods at destin-j,,,| t,|,, ,,,rcliu8er remove them ation has been sent or given. i forthwith, the board deciding that it (Carrier Dears the Onus. ; would be better to liavc no fence at "Instead ol imposing upon the ship-� all tliaii the old one that is Dierp. per the burden of proving the car- l They are getting figures on Offices: 307 OR ABB STREET (0pp. Bank of Montreal) Telephone 'SS'i The Golden West Realty Co. liood Business Lots in Bow Island I3C0, ^ cash, balimce 6 and 12 months. These lots are on Main street and will net 100 p.c. profit in (i months. TRACKAQE LOTS S17S EACH 5 roomed Cottage, stabling for 10 horses, 4 lots, all fenced. A snap $2300, SoOO cash, balance to suit purchaser. Auction Sale at the Williams Farm on Wednesday D. KING r. G. WADDINGTON Crabb Street Phone 291 .\orth Ward to the b^isiness section , th� railways submitted a form of 29 of the city was rcspon.sible for the clauses, to which the shippers object-division of the bu.sine.ss district and ed. In May of last year a special the estahlisliment of a separate busi- committee was appointed, and ot this ncss district in the North Ward. j .lohn F. Ellis became chairman, and He argued too that of the asses.s- J. E. Walsh, the C.M.A.'s transpor-able Value of tlie south side two- , tation expert, secretary. From tliR thirds of it was within two blocks of, labors of this committee resulted the city hall so that the comparison forms that found favor with the cora-of the amounts of taxes paid did not [ mission, with but slight changes. ----' T^v...^^ nmir liirn fnrrns_ thf tier's negligence, as is done at pres-|.ent, th(^ new conditions impose upon the carrier the burden of proving its freedom from negligence, a very great advantage in settling claims. Then again, the cavvier issviing the bill oi lading, in addition to its oilier liabilities, is made liable for any lo.ss, damage, or injury to the goods from which the other carrier is not by.the ! terms of the bill of lading relieved, caused by or resulting fraiii the act. ne.glec't|| or default of aTiy other carrier (o which such goods may he delivered in Canada, or, under a .joint apply. When the city got larger thcv would have to have the ward.system. as all largo cities have. There are now two forms, though the conditions of contract between shippers and carriers are the same. � till lUJ-^t: VIL'IUO IJCt*,.. . .....------ He expressed the thanks of the peo- j One is the straight bill of the ladinu;, pie of North Ward for the great and the other is the order bill of lad-; amount of waterworks extensions j ing. The order form, an innovation. I made. U was more than they had is intended to protect shippers, rail-i expected or hoped for. But they had | ways, bankers, and everybody inter-not many sidewalks, had no street-: estcHl. grading, and many of the streets had i Two Colors of Paper, no lights. The fire protection hadj With,these new bills ot h-iding are not been adequate, but Ihey were combined a shipping order and mem-pleased to know that this was hein^j; orandnrn ackiiowledgeiiienl, whitli vemedied. ' i may briefly be descrihed as follows: .\ld. Howman spoke of the returns^ One form for use in connection from llie waterworks, in .North Ward.! with what arc termed "straight" con-aiid argued that thc'rcturns this 3'car | ^igninf'iit.s, consisting of the bill of would not pay the interest on the I lading, shipping order, and memoran-outlay necessary to give the system I'lum acknowledgenient (all to 'ic to the North Ward. There wen* J-JOl printed on while paper) a new fence. Grade School Grounds Chairinan Fleetwood was autlioriz-eil to advertise, for tlio grading of the sehooJ grounds eo as"to make them Kuilable f^r a play {.'round and to be improved in the spring. Windows or no Windows There was considerable iliscu.ssion a.s ro whedier it would b' better to hiiv - wiiiclnw.'S or a wall without win-ihjwr- 111 (he north end of the IJarforil wing being fitted up for �\ temporary high .'School. It was tarilT, or over whose line or lines linaDy decided to !/av' windows for such goods may pass in Canada^ or appearance's sake but to have a wall under such joint tarifT, thi^ onus of covering them in.side s" iia (o pro-providing that such loss was not so j vide blackboard space. The windows caused or did not so result lieiug up-1 will havi' bliruls and will be fro.sipd i on the carrier issuing the bill of lad-| on tiie luwer half so th.it the ivall iii-ing. The importance of this clause, sid  cjinnct be si'i'ii and yet maintain cannot be overestimate*!. ) a.'presentable appearance on the ont.-i More Time Given. (side, "Claims for loss, damage, or delav j Payment Refused must he made in writing within.lour i r^.,,^, ^y^^, , months after delivery of the goods. | ^ ^j'^^.j^. ' jThe pre.'ient regulation.s require thi; presentation of daiin.s within hours, �'(�oods not removed by the partv eiitillefl to receive them within fortv- HOUSBS FOR SALE HOUSES FOR RENT CHOICE LOTS IN THE BUSINESS DISTRICT Just put on the Market FIRE INSURANCE LOANS Hatch & Coons FARM LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY Phone 159 Oliver Block loomed Modern Rewdence of Tho�. Kennedy, Brunton t, cun be bought for $2,750 if laken^before November 1,000 cmH, balanc#> easy. Apply Opposite Wetter School, North Ward. connections and the reveinii' was HCSO a quarter. It would be a paying proposition sometime, but as yet it was not. This statement occasioned a somewhat lively debate in which .\ld. Bowman, R. Nimnion and .1. W. Boultoii took part. .\Id. Bowman contending that the whole sy.stem was more expensive because of thcii: having to pump the water to the North Ward, and that in reckoning the interest the proportion of the North Ward in the cost of the plant and the maintenance should be considered. .1. B. Davies, another delegate, remarked that they were away from the question as they had been scst there to get another polling booth and to get the ward system if possible. The matter was quickly settled in committee, when a motion to file the petition was passed. One form for "onler" shipments consisting of the "order" bill of lading (to be printed only on yellow paper), and the shipping order and memorandum acknowledgement (to be printed on blue paper), Thi.s form .shall he issued only for "order" consignments ; it will not be permissftble to accept "order-notify" shipments on "straight" bills of lading. .\ccording to the Railway and Transportation Committee of the C. M. A., some of the advantages are : "The new bill of lading defines-the terms upon which a shipment Li made, and will ht of value In I'hat the shipper will not be compelled to consult a lawyer to ascertain his rights in case of loss or damage. The general liability of the carrier It defined in a way that is thought lair to both carrier and shipper, ffhe carrier is made responsible for all loss or damage not caused by the act of asked f"r pay-aeeoniit for installing the urinals in the ww Central sehonl : but a.-; (lie wr.rl; had not been accnrd-! illi.'" to sjieeilie:it ion.'^ .-ij)'! \v;i.'^ O' t ' rtiili.-fncloiy Ilie bo.ird refu.-eil to iiu-llioriz' the payment and. moreover, .said by residiilion tlijit ii the work were n''t done williin .-i re.i.sonable line' the eontraet wimlrl bi el.sewliere. .Sunie .-iipplie.-; for thi liiLrli school 'Ax an )>liy.-ie,s anil wc>re or'iereil. elieiiii.sirv depnrtiiii>nt,* SNAKfE BITE THIRST REMOVEfl Away Yankee Idea For From the j eight hours (e-xchisive of legal holidays), or in the case of bonded goods, within seveiity-lwo hours (exeliisivo I of k>.-^l holidays), after written notice 1 btc-.n scut or given, may be kept on the carrier's' premises, or may bi' removed and stored in a public or licenseil warehouse at the cost of the owner. They can only be removed after written notice of the carrier's intention to do so has been sent or given to the owner of the goods," ' ft is believed that the T. and N.O.. � -- intercolonial, and electric railways' ^-'^ Yankc'.; arc considering the advisabilitv of '"'"'f-' Hamp.stead. u no-Iiconse j adopting, or at least adapting, the '""king a poo,l new forms, i hvintr selling "Cook Frost Bjle,�," im' [__'he calls tlii'in, but which in reality^ FORMER H. B. MAN i "''"^ snak.s bile.s, to men desirous of i Nelson, Oct. 5.-J. H. Love, who i Pt' 'ii'"'"' i" drug stores, manv vcars ago was employed by the \ " cn.=ts ten cents to be bitten. The ; Hudsori's Bay Compaiiy, of Winni-j s"�'ie-bitton man hurries to a drug-peg, dropped dead in his cabin last |s''0"'s him where his ,.;kin lias night of heart failure Sino;' ho left 1 b'^ P'ereod by the snake's fangs. TEACHERS SENTENCED .\gran. Austria, Oct. 5.-After a trial of the so-called "Greater Sjer-, via" conspiracy case lasting seven ' months, '.sentence was handed down j tovlay on the 62 school teachers, and |irie.-5ls ami other per.'^on.s accused of lii^'li trifHSon in participating in a movement for the union of Crotia, tSlavonia and Bosnia to S<;rvia, even carrying the propag.-inda umon? ilie troops of the Aiistro-Hungarian army. Thirty were comlennied to rigorona Jnipri.-iomnent varying from four to I twelve years and 22 wore acquitted. Getting Law, Winnipeg he had conducted an employment agency here. A brother johii is supposed to be in Winnipeg now en route from England. and gets a quart of brandy to counteract the poison. .No druggist will demand a doctor's prescription when a life is in danger. Sioo us at once about A New Seven-roomed House renting for S30 a month for only $2 100 on tlie br<9t of terms *. & Lsjipuy, TELEPHONE 294 Oice, Room 8 Macdooiid Block ;