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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TMS LETHBRIDQt DAitV WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29, THfttt THE LD'S REHL. FHTE MRRKET PHONE 451 FOUR years in the same office. FOUR years in the same business. FOUR years is about all the Real Estate experience one could have in this Newer Lethbridge. ___ FOR wili sti11 be nere 'n the Real Estate business, regardless of all reports to the contrary. FOUR Fifty-One (451) is my New Telephone Number. PHONE 451 W. P. DOBBIN, ROOMS I AND 2, SOUTHARD BLOCK New 5-roomed house, close to Mills in North Ward, water and electric light; cash will handle. Splendid two-storey Residence, on Dufferin St., 8 rooms, fully modern, fire place, etc.; worth easy terms. TILLEY Corner Bound and Dufferin Streets H-H-I'-H- I M-H-H-I-H 111 Phone 197 -I I I1 Two Choice Lots, corner Dufferin and Ashmeadj i J terms. Money to loan on farms at 7 and.. 8 per cent. ALBERT t. IVES, 4- STAFFORD PHONE 297 BLOCK; I 1 I 'H-t-K-'H ill I I-M-I- Ml' Why Pay Rent? When you can buy new six-roomed cottage with electric light and water, close to Westminster Koad and Elevators, for cash, balance per month, rents for per month a T OTT BLOCK PHONE 222 R. V. GIBBONS H-M m i ii i in i M-H-I-H'-H-M.! We own ACRES along the New Weyburn Line and south of Grassy Lake No better location in Southern Alberta J I T A. OUR LETTER" BOX. J II.- Good Residence Lots Being owners, we can make low to you. f you have a No. 1 piece of land and will sell right, we are in a position to purchase. See us before you either buy or sell Helgersen land and Investment Company Frank A. Maxwell, Manager Lyceum Building In Block D. couth of Barracks each Only a few left MONEY TO LOAN t REPLY TO MR BROADLEY Lethbridge, Oct. 19, 1909. J. I Editor Daily Herald: t T! Dear have been waiting a week hoping that some more pen than .mine would reply to Mr. Broadley's letter re Free Trade vs. Tariff Reform, but seeing that none such has as yet appeared 1 will ven- ture a brief 'defence of the Tariff Re- j- form policy myself. Although I had 1 not the opportunity to hear the very J J. able address by Mr. Foster, or as he is affectionately termed "Good Old 1 yet I can thoroughly appre- j.Tciate his desire as an ardent Imperial ist, to view the .progress made by this wise "and far-seeing idea. Mr. "I Broadley states that "the Tory; par- j T INSURANCE ty, (a slang misnomer of Imperial- is rent in twain on this ques- tion. I deny that entirely, with the of a very small number of i 3 i so-called Unionist'Free Traders, entire party is pledged to- a policy or reform of the antiquated fiscal policy now in use with such evil effects, Mr. Balfour has become more and more convinced as to the necessity of a and I cannot recall the name of any prominent living Union- j ist who has expressed' any disappro- j val of Tariff Reform. It is unlikely i 'l-M-H-l-M-M-M -I r M'.'I-H' however that Mr. Balfour owing Thp C R I lib Ui Ui AGENCY Acadia Building. Phone MO. to advancing years and delicate health, j will continue much longer to lead the I T Unionist party. Mr. Broadley ''men- liSPOKANE WANTS A COMMISSION i n n M 1 1 1 n n i n 1 1 i-n i M i n i T FOR SALE. New Eour-roonjed Cottage two blocks west of North Ward School. cash, balance Tery easy 320 acres eight miles South of msin line C.P.R.- per. acre if taken at once. The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone 141 ROUND AND REDPATH n -i- -M r 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 i -i Mayor Pratt ComeS i ine down and enforcing of rules of 'conduct and right as to persons and Ollt Strongly In ItS r wholly and -_, r inadequate when used for 'the trans- raVOr '.action of municipal business. "The 'checks and balances' of the'1. tive and governmental functions of the city. A's a means of effective et- f ficicncy.'such a plan represents the best mode that American business ex- perience has developed. Elected by the, popular vote and subject to re-j onfes were call, such a body is- fully responsive to the people. If there is added to this, as a" part of the general plan, tions the names of several past Con- Iservative leaders" who have condemn-i Protection.- This is true, hut time when Lord Beaconsfield his denunciatory declaration the I were different. The col- not developed. Britain I r not faced ,jwith the keen compe- j of foreign nations and at that Free Trade was indispensable. n n i ii i n i n 1 Spokane, Wash., Oct. 19. Cum- brous, irresponsible and extravagant j at -best and an assurance of theft, inefficiency and waste if Controlled by ces American system of political organ- suffident to 'attra-cfmen of thc initiative and referendum, full as- Tfae statesmen rationed, all sura-nee of the representative quality nQw Avere able men but pos. f of the. body" is procured. "On the other hattd, ample pdw- crs and responsibilities of- the posi- sessing views completely out of date J. conditions of politics. The Cecils are out of place in poli- ad-: dishonest and incapable men, are a II IH-M I M I I" -H I I I 1 M when applied to the affairs of become 'checks and hindraa dividing or shifting the responsi- are bility and producing irresponsibility. I few of the terms employed by Mayor deemed M Nelson -S. Pratt m an open letter to cessarr in political government, when 8-Lots In North Ward, 6ns b Jock J. the .people of Spokane directing at- considering niattcrs of general policy, from school and stores, ea. r tention to the weaknesses of the pres- resultg iQ an endless catalogue of i sections Kaw Land. 4 miles from Warner, all steam jent system of municipal government municipal sinSi both of omissiott and plow proposition, per acre. acres on Lethbridge-Weybura survey, frcm up Improved 'Farms near Barons and Carmangay for cash or crop payments JFreeman, Maelepd and Graham i Phonel73 LETHBRIDGE P-C. Box 679 I MM ill I Ml I I I M MI M--HJII M M 1 MM I I H-i-I-H greater ability and calibre thaii ordinarily obtained under Iran- _, J _ _ I ent -plan. Thc ies that have here suggested able to it. "Upon 'the considerations stated. I am convinced Spokane should take steps to change its form ol govera- tics, the church being their proper t sphere. Mr. Broadley speaks of Mr. Chamberlain as being one of the most discredited statesmen in British poli- tics. I challenge that statement. and urging them to adopt the com-' commissioir-_ unimproved streets, mission plan.' He also announces that .he will appoint -a representative wajts T committee in a few days to HI I I I 4- t T H-I-I' I I -H-H -I I-H-H- A chance to double your money on new sub- division of east oif Westminster Road. Small cash payment, and easy terms on the balance Beagle Maxwell Land Oliver Block PHONE 290 defective side- sewer systems, de- viaducts, insufficient -water sup- gate and report the general' outline ply? ruined ]awSii ;proper Con- of a new city charter, primarily with! trolrOVer puWic service corporations. a view-to bringing the matter to that 'most is altogether favor- j During Ws tcnure Qf office par ties Mr. Chamberlain has, been instru- mental in placing several important measures on the statute books. whilst it is admitted all round that rnent to one of the kind already indi- hp has ,been thc most sucoessful Coi_ cated and that the change should :be Qnial ever known. I am effected with all reasonable expedi- j glad to tion. To that end I purpose, within i Houses for Sale We have a large list of ful- modern houses for sale in all parts of the city at mod- erate prices. SMALL CASH PAYMENTS will handle any of them; balance payable from 2 months to 2 years See us before buying else- U. I. [UN-I i: 307 CRABB STREET (Opp-Bank of "Montreal) Telephone 383 a few days, to nam-e a committee to Mr. Broadley ack- I nowledges Mr. Chamberlain's able municipal, record at Birmingham, on investigate report as soon as which' dty Mr.xChamberlam has also issue at -a special electioa early in 1910. This is in line with Mayor Pratt's recent declaration that he -is ready to step out of office, to whicli he was official slothfulness, petty bickerings, elected last May for -a term of two cabals and intrigues. years, in the -event of the adoption of j QUr w-e -do vast spieuous: 'blot 'on American govern- corruption. It plac- I es no premium upon official alertness, 1 but instead is a direct incentive to practicable upon the general plan and j Javished .most Of bis privat.e fortune. ,con-j outline of a proposed; charter, such as j Mr enqulres as to T have herein suggested. "I earnestly suggest to the citizens of Spokane, that in the meantime they. give to this subject their thoughtful consideration and that, with a view to intelligent discussion of any proposed plan they inform -i-l-I I 'M-H-H 'I 1 1 'H-H-i! the commission plan, and .is the re- j quantities of business in the legisla- themselves as fully as possible con- tive manner, which, to be successful corning; the experiences of other suit of the bitter quarrels .'.-araohg members-of the city council and the board of -public works. This- opposi- executed by the same man or group tion has not only handicapped men in "the strictly administrative or economical, must be conceived and chief executive in carrvins out -his manner. We pave a street with all t A 2560 acre Farm; Bye good town, for sale on Crop Payment Plan f I THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE, t PhoBe 396 Bryan Block, Lethbridge P. 0. Box 254 f recent years, the proper solu- tion of this situation has- apparently been found bv some Am- CHEAP- Lots 4 and 5, Block 93, for each. Half cash, balance easy The H. Macbeth Agency T' T T pledge to give the people of Spo-v thc legislative formulae of ,pro- kanc a Business administration, but cecdings attendant upon the prepara- has .also -delayed several millions of jtion and passage of a tariff measure .dollars' worth of and j or a criminal code, water system improvements and public works in various parts o! the citv. W The full text of Mayor Pratt's let. Crican cities. The general scheme adopted has been to' concentrate -in the j one small body of men, chosen by the two departmenis of this city's -gov-; entire electorate, all the-adminisira- ernment, in the council as mayor, j- coupled4with careful and intimate Ob- i t-, servation of its workings in', detail, have persuaded me to the conclusion that our system is a failure. As a political organization there is no ex- cuse for its existence, because all its functions arc of business'and" ad- ministrative rather than a political ies having the commission form government." cit" of A TRAGIC DROWNING ACCIDENT ter is appended "My. cxgcrience. (six years) in THE: Farm Pn f T OuuulHi uU. T T 'T t T 2 4- 2 a. T T T JL I The Golden West Realty Co. 2 Modern 7 Room Houses for sale at a Bargain. S700 cash. T Balance -easy. T Business Lots in Bow Island. each. Third Bal ance 6 and 12 months. J; 4 Lots, barn for 10 horses. All fenced. 5 Roomed Cottage, Good terms I Phone 261 Real Estate T Box 642 V WADDINGTON i Auctioneer -f nature.' As an- administrative organ- ization, it is cumbrous, irresponsible, dilatory and a word, it is totally inefficient and quate. Evtn when controlled by hon- est and capable officials, such an or- ganization cannot be successful, if controlled by'dishonest and able men, it is doubtful if any device of human contriving affords 'greater opportunity and assurance of theft, inefficiency and waste. "The two functions of government, political and administrative, the first governing and the latter business-do- ing, apply to municipal affairs in widely proportions; Prob- ably it is not too much', to say that nineteen-twentieths of Hhe things to be done by a municipality belong .to the latter Thc American poli- f tical organization adapted to gov- legislating and to the lay- Herald Want Ads Brings Great Smoke "Duke's Ferfecto" -manu- factured by H. J. Cunningham, Leth- bridge. 260-6 OFFICES Whitney BIbck 'lethbridge Are now open for'business. Their territory, any place in tSouthern N They are prepared to bay improved or' An im- proved land for spot.ca'sli. Thej wiir'sell-.to. actu- al settlers hayiiig the cessary f or farming, on a pay- ment plan. one-tenth dow n Have yon the neces- sary horses and machinery to operate a farm but only! to make 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. Cnso. ]ST. S., Oct. tragic drowning accident occurred this mor- ninjr about 8 o'clock. -Allan McMil- lan, Ashley Myers and David Reid tne western shore of Country Harbor yrsterday on a shooting trip, remain- 'ing over night. This morning .they left their hut to sn.il up shore toward Lucas Beach, when about half way up a squall capsized the boat, throw- ing the occupants into .the McMillan struck out to swim ashore, which seemed but a short distance away.-- Reid and Myers noticed him disappear after swimming but a short time: They had ;i n.irrow AS- capB- thonselvesl They were 071 the. bottom of the boat for four hours, landing ou the eastern shore at. a Stony Cove in an exhaus- ted condition. They walked ocross the neck of land to.. Isaac's Harbor and at once parties formed to go to the scene of the disaster and drag for the body, but they unsuc- j'cessful. I Trade within the I believe that nothing is more easily. possible. The United States is Protectionist, it is said because she is entirely able to produce any article necessary for home use. The same is entirely true of the "British Empire." She is able to produce her entire food sup- ply which the United States and Ger- many, are not, and the fast develop- ing colonies offer a wide field for the expansion of British commerce. Tar- iff Reform, is bound to' come and will be recogniz-ed as the strongest link, in the chain which we are all trying to X forge to bind together that splendid j heritage the "British "I would like to write more but feel that I have already trespassed far enough upon your valuable space. J. R. Lowther. also 480 acres within and 3 miles .of i Wilson's Siding about 11 miles from Leth-' bridge, at per acre on easy terms OF MRS. TURNER j HAS COMMENCED i i Toronto, Oct. J9 trial of Mrs.} j Mabel Turner for the alleged murder} j of the infant child of Mrs. Anthers, j I of this city, began here this mom- j ing before Mr. Justice Magee. It is I alleged that 'Mrs. Turner, who adopt- ed the child in consideration of the payment of threw it out of the window of a New York Central pass- enser train near Niagara Falls. Insurance Loans Suburban Acreage .The George M. Hatch Land Co. Successors to Hatch and Coons. FARM LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY ,Phone 159 Oliver Block i' For Thanksgiving Day, October the -Canadian Pacific Railway Company announce a rate of fare and one-third for the round trip.. Tickets will be- on sale October 22nd to Oc- tofacf 25tn, inclusive, final return iim" ;t October 27th. AGED PRIEST ASPHYXIATED Chicago, Oct. F. Van Hulfit aged 93 years, and one of the oldest priests in thc United States, j was found dead rn his room at St. Ignatius College here today, of zicci- dental asphyxiation. Father Van Hulst-was ordained a priesv in 1S39 and had "been engaged in charitable- work in Chicago for thirty years. !t w'S! pay you to trade with us. Pioneer Lumber Co. 242-26 i An Acre with a five-roomed Cotiage in the. North Ward Price 3300 cash, balance month Modern 7 room house on London Road Price cash. Bal. easy. House 20x30 and 4 lots, water, North Price cash. Bal. per year, 8 per cent. acres north of Tabsr per acre on good terms. i-2 Phone 457 BLOCK Lethbridge, AJta. TELEPHONE 294 Office, ioorn 3 Macdonald Block It will pay you T.O with us. _ Pioneer Lumber Co. i''2ll-2l THIS: in North Ward, each, BUYS IN CHOICE FARM LANDS Lethbridge- Successors to W. R. Dobbin Jtv Co. Ground Floor Office: "IRSF DOOR SOUTH OF BALMORAL HOTEU PHONE ;