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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta MXIarys HOW THEY DESIGN IN GERMANY fanarlianc fan Faurn unaaiansua Learn ously treated by the municipalities. j In'their proper districts they are i carefully protected from each other, j or from the railways, as arc the j i burghers at home. It is safe to say that such a condition of affairs as i has existed on our own Esplanade j j siRce the great lire could not Jiiave j j been brought about in Germany. For j i that matter, it could hardly have i been tolerated outside of Canada. I' THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE OFFICE, TORONTO ESTABLISHED B. E. WALKER, President ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manager Paid-up Reserve Fund, GUEST AT OTTAWA Siafford-Agnew Go. Frederick Law Olmstead, the fam-! ..m nrnkifrn A ous park designer and architect, hasjtAll. PLiKmLK A been taking a post-graduate course in Europe, and there he finds many j ideas which might well be copied on i this side of the Atlantic. With the bureaucratic tendencies of Germany ive are all more or Jess familiar, and j yjJJJ it has been pointed out before that j the civic efficiency that is there the j rather than the exception, is j expensive, not in the high salaries paid to individuals, but in the host I of officials that is necessary to en- j Ottawa, Je Asked To Make An-! other Trip North I Lethbrklge Branch Branches throughout Canada, apid in the United States and England BANK-RflOKEY ORDERS ISSUED THS- FOLLOWING RATES: and under........................ 3 cents Over and not exceeding 6 cents 10 cents '1 15 These Orders are payable at par at every office of a Chartered Bank Canada. (except in the. Yukon) at the points in the United They are negotiable at to the Great Britain and Ireland. They form an excellent method of remitting1 small sums of money with safety tad at small cost, and may be obtained without delay. C G. K. Nourse, Manager e-'out of tovn us." OUR LETTER BOX. A WARNING TO THE MALE SEX inumcrable, together -with a printed i'men will agree with me in condemn- I post-card for reply. I protest against such treatment as 'unfair. There may be "tricks'in a.l i trades." But it is a mean, low-down sort of trick- to awaken hopes in a man's bosom, and then dash them so cruelly. i Therefore, I'Would suggest to all Dear I warn the men of Lethbridge against a dastardly trick j business men that'when they receive lately, played on myself. Some may letters -like that sent me, addressed be'spared "'the pain arid annoyance j in a jemaie not quite familiar, caused me others.may be checked in thejr allow some lady to tfmo trnrr> iHfir f i i. _ T_4 i__c__J.T____ T____t_ ______i ing this latest scheme in letter-writ- I ing. "By taking their stand manfully, and speaking out clearly, they will do much to end a practice so perni- cious, and capable of causing such woe. Yours truly, The Aggrieved Party. force the thousands of laws and regu- lations to which the citizens of Ger- many are obliged to conform. More- over, it may well be doubted if an Anglo-Saxon community is tempera- mentally suited to a bureaucracy, however benevolent its intentions. Oat., Oct. 17. Captain I Bernier, of the Arctic, was the guest j of the Canadian Club, at its lunch- eon on Saturday in the Grand Union, and gave an interesting addfess with lots of valuable information and quaint touches of humor. But the feature of the luncheon was the aa- These objections being stated to any nouncement by Sir Wilfrid Laurier SILK AND SEAL SKINS Victoria, B. C., Oct. With 410 general adoption of German civic methods, there is no reason why we should not gather a useful hint here and there from the observations of such an authority as Mr. Olmstead. Streets in Three Grades One thing that struck him was the 'division 'of the city streets into three j classes main streets, secondary streets, and: residential, streets. The time from their unsuspect- the. for them. In such ing fellow-mortals' in the same fash- perh.apS) W0men will not feel so deep- I ly as men, nor bear such a, terned rather by ami other cargo valued -at near-i wherein" ion. This I received a letter from Toronto, sent in a plain enve- and adorned in a woman's hand. "Now, it like many oth- er people in; this fair, city, I have friends and acquaintances in Toronto. against perpetrator' of the 'jest: And I would warn all business men against doing anything of the kind When they have dictat- ed the letter to the stenographer, let them-7 see -that she type-writes the ad- lya million and" a half-'dollars, al- though it weighed but 1019 tons, the I C- P. B.. steamer of- India j arrived from Hong Kong and Yoko- I hama today after a rough trip, hav- ing encountered a gale lasting three days, soon after leaving Yoko- hama. .The' linef brought fourteen -with whichI .looked forward to. the Imagine, the eagerness j dress. 'If she writes it by the j recipient will no, .doubt tear open, the 'letter greedily and" instantly, so there 1 will be no delay. But then he will be. so vexed at finding himself the vic- tim of a hoax, that the ruse will saloon passengers' and 338 Chines'? that Captain Bernier would be asked to undertake another trip to the j northern seas early next spring, and I that he would be unfettered by any restrictions, but a. most unassuming manner, barely touching on any. of the hardships, but them as matter-.of co'urse in the life, of a sailor. His quaint way of putting things witli no.w and then a. touch of broken his dry Humor and his bright sallies, caused numerous laughs, but his story in the main was very interesting and in- trip to the wrote out ai cheque for fifty.-dollars. Referring to the trip of Drp Cook and Commander Cap.t- said they had seen new islands, 'but had not claimed any. kiifew Dr. Cook well, being a member of the same Arctic when he had last talked with" him', he had forbid- den him to take possession of i any land there. He was pleased that Dr. Cook, though he saw laml, did not claim any, leaving for Him, claim in all. Sir Wilfrid Speaks Sir Wilfrid Laurier said "I de-- serve no thanks for daid j very indeed, it! I did not have that privilege. I am representing the feeling of fcvery Can- adian when I say proud-of Cap- j tain Bernier. He bears bis" laurels! modestly and does not blow his own trumpet. What he has done: is' most useful work for Canada. He.was j commissioned to assert. Canada's dor width, a a structing. He said his mii-imum width, and the secondary been; undertaken not to street a prescribed intermediate'! r uT-; 1 n minion 01 north lands and he fulfilled ....e i j claim what did not belong to Can- V Once a main street, always a his mission to the letter. He says ..-r' i ada, but to formallv possess land mam-street, is the law in Germany.! p. v ?orr-T have more Citiesf Outside Land ?f" latitude: Lelf me say to': Captain. Bernier thatJf he undertakes theftask agamf "he" will all' the lat'i- t. He A custom Mr. Olmstead jriad, tfefore, for Caiiada, found, general in Europe was-the tie'whole of Arctic archipelago a city jje' y: large blocks'of suburban property. to 'Ninety Degrees but did Oiten these .blocks, are: forests; or mea- n'bt take the wasi-an in- dows, which have visible'thing? The trip had been un- tude he desires.' "We will tell him the same good ship, the same all the- stores to, and carry "--the Banking Service The Bank of Toronto, with its .ample and widaly- exiendecl TSaiiking facilities. '-v s.v. i.- i its experience of more than 50 years of banking inCanada and its .well-known financial is able to give its many custpmers an Tinex- celled banking service. at this Buak, .whether.large or small 'i i t i i' will receive careful attention Interest paid on Savings Deposits Capita! Rest INCORPORATED 1855 Lethbndge BfancH: T. tte' from dertaken not for reward, but because ttnie immemorial as grazing lands, or j Of the importance of taking hold of asjources of fuel. As the growth of th% :to: save, disputes later. cities .has made tieni more valuable. they have been carefully husbanded, arid- used as recreation grounds. Their final state of development is reached when city landlords become exorbit- He was .the was the the Alas- ka question was .settled.: He describ- ed the course of the. Arctic its wi-nter quarters at Melville .Island You are Coming to Vancouver The City of Qppjortunily an. Then the city win sell -a block j sai.d when he got ;there and saw the or us preserve; for building purposes. I Northwest open, he went in or lease it and reinvest the money in j ten miles. Then when for ten miles land still further out, which will be j behind him and twenty miles in front handled'by the next' generation in the j he saw the passage as open as the same way. Duesseldorf has a specialist. Lawrence, tears-came to Ms eyes Land Fund Department, with a ere- j he could not go-with the 4rc- f dit of a million and a quarter dollars tic, but he was too old a sailor not j-ior tftc. purchase of outside land but to obey orders and- so he'decided not Mr. Olmstead, doubts whether such a j to risk the ship, but> land supplies 11 tund would be wisely and honestly ad- j and make the passage overland by in an .American city. 'AS foot. The .captain told of- meeting -the Germans do not disdain to make the Jeanne. When Harrv Whitnev" jj a modest profit out of their land 11 deslings, the idea might not prove generally acceptable to advocates of public ownership. Protecting the -Property Owners i One of the purposes in view in the of district building regu- which forms a feature of re- c-cnt city planning in Europe, is to give every lot owner a fair degree of assurance as to the sort of business that may be carried on or structure that may be erected in his district. 5 to say, everv British flag as far to the north as "he can, and 'to brmg b'ack -observations of use to and :of glory 'and profit to1 the country: May. I express the' hope that: Captain Bernier f-will be ready to start -early next year: He will have no instructions take..possession of the lands for the Dominion. The government is deter- mined to keep a patrol of: the north seas. Islands there that-have been thought barren are a wealth for uses of our children." "Captain Bernier's mission will be to resum-e his 'work and come back when he thinks he has accomplished :it.., "No, he shall not-te fettered ,.by this or shall go' ;to tte Pol-e or beyond it if. he desires. It is an important mission and? I anL sure you are agreed it .could, not en- trusted to safer hands than to- Cap- tain-Bernier's." t f ill Riag Up IQ8 When WMI came on board, Capt. Bernier said that he noticed that the boat had taken whales, and so he asked Mr. Whitnc-y to pay the fee. Mr. Whitnev "Vancouver stands out pre-eminently to-day brer any-cily in-North America as the place to make investments. Its future is assured, nnd it is only a matter of a few years before Van- ucuver will be the largest city in Canaxla: i Much money has been rmide in real estate here during the past year, but the comins two years offer greater opportunities. Now is the time to invest JVe want you to come to see us when you come to Vancouver; We'shall be to show you onr city, and-give" you any advice 01 information you may require. In our otiice you will find a public stenographer, public writing table; a notary public, and any courtesy we can extend to you will be a pleasure to us Have your mail forwarded ili our care, we. will loot after it for you We have a large ami exclusive list of city properties, and specialise in British. Columbia farming lands Our' Business Opportunity Department is progressive and reliable, and we protect our clients advertisements contain no exaggerations TRITES '-J Agents f or: The-Alexandra Land Co., Ltd. The Arcadia Land Co., Ltd. The'.Olcanagan Valley Latfd Co., Ltd. 659, Granville Street Vancouver, B.C. References: The Union Bank of Canada Phone 103 Done promptly sati sf acto given by the State some such'guarantee as j a man pays for in Canada when he buys into a "restricted" district. There are certain streets in Toronto where the title to the land prescribes the value of the house to -be erected, and its distance from the street line; but usuallv these streets are new, and the old streets are without this protection.' It is therefore, "in the power of anyone on such street. as street -north, for instance, 'to start a liverv stable, or a cheap tene- m-ent, that will do hundreds of thous- ands of dollars', worth of damage to to the neighborhood. The only pro- tection the nropertv-owners have is the probability- that such a business would.not pay. But it is not safe to depend absolutely on this nrin- ciple; for is there not a laundry now in the most desirable section of Jar- vis street Looking After Manufacturers As Gcrmanv is one of the -sreatest industrjal countries in the world no one will need to be told that manu- facturers are not fairly, even gener- Smoke "Duke's manufac- tured by H. J. Cunningham, bridge. 260-6 for Qood Hay and Sound Oats Any quantity deliver- ed promptly to any part of the city PRICES THE LOWEST LA, Easton Office in Harness Box 201 Eastern's Shop JOHNS R O D i El Headquarters for SUPPLIES General Teaming We <3o a" classes of teaming on the shortest notice. f action guaranteed. If you need coal .and yon want the best value your money, will buy, see me. Coal muai paid for on delivery. E. J. TICKNER Box 1954 Place Your'Oxders-for? JltS. FRAME! Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE urt OFFICE: Brcwn Co.'s BnOding Crabb Street fancy glass and are in position to fill all ordera right 'prices. Our atock of lumber Eatimates furnished. Mill work a specialty. OlIVEFi'S NHHUflClURIHG COMPIHI Office and Factory Cof: ROUND ilif IOMF1S Telephone 15H YardrSmiihSt Phone 195 ;