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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 16, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta S LETHBBIDQE DAJLr KCKALD, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 16, IMft. HAQC THRU THE HERHLD'S REHI_ ESTRTE MRRKET tO Loan On Half-Section AI Stym Plow Land, 4 miles from Carmangay, ooly J22 per acre, all feaced. acres, 9 Inside Lethbridge Burdett' acre, AI JaiidX acres near Cardston, at per acrfc. 160 acres Properties per acre. 2 Jots in Rlvcrview ftt cash. house and 3 large lots in North Ward at terms. SOUTHARD BLOCK 5-roomed to Mills in North Ward, pater and-electric light; cash will handle. Splendid two-storey Residence, on Duffcrin St., 8 rooms, fully modern, fire place, etc.; worth easy terms. SKE1TH Phone 197 H-H-I-H-H-H- TILLY Corner Round and Duft'erin Streets 1 Pays per month. Building: and 2 Lots on Red- 4- t path Street, close in. down, balance J one and two years There has been the -deuce to pay around the citv office this week. As- sessor Currle read what I had to say H-H-I-H-I-I- last week and'sent in a warm letter V i to the Herald on the subject of his work. i He resigned his job and made some1 charges against the office staff blamed the whole business of ALBERT E. IVES, STAFFORD PHONE 297 BLOCK Why Pay Rent? When you can buy a v new cot- v tage close to North. Ward School, with waterTelecfric light and furnace, new barn to accommodate six J horses, carriage shed and- chicken house, on lots 48x137, for cash, balance "to suit purchaser, or exchange for vacant lots OUR LETTER BOX. R. Vf GIBBONS OTT BLOCK PHONE 222 and the faulty tax notices and their delay on the council's George whom he an. "autocrat." That was more-than Dad and the finance corn- rhittee could standt so -they buckled on their armou'r and loaded their guns to slay and quarter the said j j o-j assessor. That would have been ai- j en-roomed Modern Residence of Thos. Kennedy, Brunton right if they had been content to Strcctj can be b ht fot 75Q {f befofe November get back at him where they had a k right to and where the said asses- 1st; cash, balance easy. Apply Opposite West- sor was to blame- But they made a mistake- and incidentally made them- selves more or less ridiculous in the eyes of the great general public by trying to blame him for things that minster School, North Ward. FOR SALE. New Four-roomed Cottage west of North Ward School. cash, easy teims B20 acres eight miles south of mam line C.JP.R. per acre if taken at once. The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone. 141 ROUND AND REDPATH H.......i......I-H-H.....i-H-'HrH-i-H-.....H-HMI-M..IMM.I..I..I. T T T are hard for the people as a whole to understand that he' was toJblame. It was quite right to blame him .for any lack of speed in getting his work done, and-to blame, him for any mis- takes there may have been in the as-1 city's sessment was quite within" their rights. These things were bad enough, but, the biggest kick came the fact that the tax-notices were made-out without having a piace on them for the description of sion of-an opinion as to whether or not they want to go in the same old the property assessed. Currie says ibiv autocrat ordered the, notices and Dad and the finance committee ad- mit as much. Now the ignorant-pub- way or want a change, if a change, what1 kind of a one. The other big matter that has to be settled is the use, and control of the streets. The streets are ;the The only enterprise that re- quires absolutely the use of the street is .the street railway. Wheth- er the city shoiild give up trol of the streets or at least some of them to a company, even for a consideration, is one that requires a whole lot of thought, does not give up the streets to a company railway they will have- to build it I of Property, is pretty darn He would like, to'know- what in. the j themselves. The question then is as deuce the secretary .'had, to do with to whether It is 'hetter to own and ordering the tax notices-except on operate ;the street {railway as a mu- requisition of the assessor. The nicipal enterprise or to ailow-a.com- excuso Dad puts up that he had to I pany a franchise granting them the leave out the places for the descrip-juse of the streets '-under certain-con- ij._ j.__ fliic 8 Lots In North Ward, one block 11115 from school and stores, ea. 4 sections Raw Laud. 4 miles from Warner, all steam plow proposition, per acre. acres on Lethbridge-Weyburn survey, from rip Improved Farms near Barons and Car man gay for cash or crop payments 4. t Freeman, Maeleod Graham Phone 173 LETHBRIDGE P.O. Box 679 I New 7 room House on 2 Lots in Riveryiew. X Addition. Must be sold at once, owner leaving- city. Small cash payment required. L I Beagle Maxwell Land Co., Oliver Block F PHONE 290 T II 1.1 M. I 1 1 t T T i A 2560 acre Farm, five miles from good town, for T sale on Crop Payment Plan 2 THE ALBERTA 'REALTY EXCHANGE, Phone 396 Bryan Block, Lethbridge P. O. Box 254 f .H..H..I..H..I..I..I..I RESIDENCE LOTSr 2 Lots facing east in Block 93, each terms. 2 Lots facing east in Block 94, each terms. The H. Macbeth Agency 'I I I M I i The Golden West Realty Co. 2 Modern 7 Room Houses for sale a Balance easy. Business Lots in Bow Island. 3300 ance 6 and 12 months. 4 Lots, barn for 10 horses. All fenced. 5 Roomed Cottage, Good terms Bargain. S700 cash. each. Third Bal- I t Phone 261 Box 642 Auctioneer Herald Want Ads Brings Great Results There are two great big questions that will have to be settled by the people of this burg at the time of the municipal elections or before that time. One of these is the matter of city government. This -old-fashioned way of. the old style city council as we have it now is alright for a vil- lage 'where there is' not a great deal to do, but when any ordinary 'dub of a fellow can attend to in a kind of a way, is not the system for a the big problems, to work out and the big works to administer that this city has. A city, like any other institutiony has to be run'on a business basis. If there is anything a business man hates and. abhors it is to.have any waste of money or labor. It is a loss, of course, but he hates the idea of allowing such a thing to happen. I am not in a po- sition to gix'e figures and facts, but I am firmly of the opinion that the city could pay big money to officials, commissioners or board of control or some such and then save their Salary times over. This waste is not the) fault of Dad .and his aldermen, as they are not in a position to look after things so as to prevent it. I hope some great big guy will not come along and tell me to trot out the figures to prove what I say. I haven't got them, and haven't got the. ability to get them. There may not be any, but it is the general opinion of business men with whom have been talking that there is more or less waste that might be WADDINGTON 31'avoided in practically every depart- ment of the municipal work. I have a hunch that a commission in full charge of the administration of the city's affairs would reduce this to a minimum. The matter should he sub- mitted to the people for an exprcs- SIR LOMER GOU1N Premier of Quebec It wi'l pay you to trade with ut. Pioneer Lumber Co. 242-26 ditions of remuneration- and control. thin and shows an over anxiety to These are things that the city should patch up the mistakes of an official. j settle right away so that the coun- That he couldn't make the notices cil will know what to do. i up in any other way because the as- j sessor was behind in 'his work is darn funny logic to the average rate- payer. But'outside of that affair altogethr er, it is about time Dad's council got some way of stopping these scraps at the city offices. The offic- ials cannot serve the city properly if they are scrapping among them- selves" all'; the time. They may think they are giving the citizens the worth of their money by providing amuse- ment in this way, for it must be ad- mitted that there is nothing the peo- ple enjoy more than a good mix-up among public officials. is lots of fun, of the same sort as a dog fight only a little more refined' and less gory. THE l Farm Security Co. f OFFICES AT THE Whitney Block Lethbridge Alberta Are now open for business. Their territory, any place In Southern Alberta. They are prepared bay improved or unim- proved land for spot cash. Thej will sell to actu- al settlers having the ne- cessary equipment for farming, on a ten year pay- ment plan, one-tenth down Have you the neces- sary horses and machinory to operate a farm but only. able to make a sinall cash payment, or do you wish to enlarge your farm by buying adjoining land We can help you. We can also make you a farm loan. Call or write The Farm Security Co. NEED OF POSTAL DELIVERY Letubridgc, Oct. 15, 1909. Editor Lethbridge Herald Sir is about time that the au- thorities were again stirred up with a view of getting proper postal facil- ities here. The city is undoubtedly large en- ough to warrant a house to house delivery, and the houses are all duly -numbered, so that no difficulty would anse as to locating addresses. The fact that we have the present unsatisfactory arrangement proves the truth of the adage, "What is everybody's business is nobody's business." But perhaps the people who are paying this year in the aggregate the sum for post office box rents in the city might get" interested if they would realize that what they pay for the privilege of carrying their own mail, would pay the whole of the cost of a daily house, to house delivery within the city limits. Yours trulv. PROGRESS. t H-I'H-H-I-H-H-H-M- TORONTO CHURCH TO ENGAGE A NURSE To Look After dases of Illness Among the Poor of the Work Planned Toronto Oct. congregation of Berkeley Street Methodist church decided yesterday morning on a plan of aggressive work for the -coming win ter This will include the .engage- ment of, .-a trained nurse for cases, of illness among the poor of the dis- trict; the opening of fan office in the church for '.an hour each day to which all those needing assistance of -any kind, are invited to call; a programme of. special services for Sunday nights, and the engagement -of two students to -assist the pastor, Rev. R. N. Burns. A house to house canvass will: be made of the district bounded Wilton Avenue, Sumach, Sher- Txmrne, and Esplanade streets, with a view of securing the attendance of Protestant people not already attend- ing- any church, and of ascertaining the facts as to families in distress. The plan was proposed by Mr Emer- son Coatsworth and adopted -unani- mously by the congregation Good Residence Lots In Block D, south of Barracks each Only a few left I MONEY TO LOAN t FIRE INSURANCE The C. B, AGENCY Acadii Building. Phone 200. I J. I: [SKIN CO, I Real Estate and In- vestment Brokers MONET LETO, at. lowest cnrrent'- rates FIRE, LIFE and ACCI- DENT INSURANCE .District Agents- Railway As- surance Co. of London, England. Accident, Disease, f Em- ployers' Fi- delity Guarantee OBSERVATION CARS ON LINE Beginning Oct. 16th Jhe.C. P. R. Company wiD run observation cars on trains No. 1 and No.''2 on tihe main line between Vancouver and Mon- treal. [These cars are of the "Mount" se- ries and are elegantly equipped. They consist of. a drawing room and three compartments without a smoker. Tfoiss -wall mean observation cars on -every transcontinental train on the 'line as Nos'. 96 and 97 are alrea- dy equipped with these. 'The G. P. R. is now the only line1 in America with this accomodation. PAPER HAS TO PAY Toronto, Ont., Oct. jury this morning awarded Mark Maynard djamaigete1 ,j1ihe.. Toronto "World" as the outcome of the pub- lication of a ghost story in that paper. The award of the jury, however, was for damage done by people in tramp- ing around Maynard's garden, after the story had been published in order to gaze at the house in search for the ghosts YOUNG MINISTERS COMING Montreal, Qne., Oct. party of 24 Methodist clergymen arrived at Quebec on the Empress of Ireland today. They are bound for-Alberta and Saskatchewan. They are accom- panied by Rev. Dr. Woodsworth, the Superintendent of Methodist Mis- 'sions in the West. Offices: 307 CRABB (Opp. Bank of J Telephone 383 You are Coming to Vancouver The City of Opportunity Vancouver stands out pre-eminently to-day over any city in North America as the place to make investments. Its future is assured, and it is only a matter of a few years before Van- couver will be the largest city in Canada. Much money has been made in real estate here during the past year, but the years offer greater opportunities. Now is the time to invest We want you to come to see us when you come to Vancouver. We shall be pleased to show you our city, atid give you any advice ox information you may require. In our office you will find a public stenographer, public writing table, a notary public, and any courtesy we can extend to you will be a pk-asure to us Have your mail forwarded in our care, we will look after it for you We have a large and exclusive list of city properties, and specialise in British Columbia farming lands Our Business Opportunity Department is progressive and raliable, and we protect our clients Our advertisements contain no exaggerations Half Section also 480 acres within and 3 miles of Wilson's Siding about 11 miles from Leth- bridge, at per acre on easy terms Insurance Loans Rentals Suburban Acreage The George M. Hatch X Land Co. Successors to Hatch" and Coons. -J- FARM LANDS AND CITY X PROPERTY 4. Phone 159 Block r TR1TES LESLIE, Agents for: The Alexandra Land Co., Ltd. The Arcadia Land Co.'. Ltd. The Okanagan Valley Land Co.. Ltd. 659, Granvillc Street Vancouver, B.C. References The Union Bank of Canada R. G.Dan Co. An Acre with a five-roomed Cottage in the North Ward cash, balance a month. Office, floom 8 Macdonald Block It will pay you to with us. Pioneer Lumber Co. 242-2t INVESTIGATE j'HIS: Business Lots in North Ward; each, terms BEST BUYS IN CHOICE FARM LANDS Lethbridge- Successors to W, R. Dobbm Co. Ground Floor Office: cIRSr DOOR" SOUTH OF BALMORAL HOTEL PHONE ;