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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Frida. October 2Sy THE LETHBKIDGE -.DAILY HERALD HEADQUARTERS: FOR LUMBER, LATH, SHINGLES; AND BUILDING MATERIALS OF ALL KINDS 5th StreetS. Phone 763 GO. 13th Street N. Phone 1063 ;X.- TV-" 4 Lethbridgi j Milk .River vi River... k r- Carmangaj! .'Barons VJ Kipri Jcte J- V. BEAUTIFUL SHRUBS Are you aware of the large_numher of 'fine'-nardy Flowering Shrubs that are ly hardy on the prairie .and will'-thrive there year after more beautiful-every J We can send you a selection .of twelve varieties, three years old, that will all .bloom this coming summer and all. will he .Blooming at different periods from uii- til fail.- The selection ;Siiow- Spireas, Wiegelias, Syrmgas, Elders, 'Berberries, Snowherrles, .Deiitzias; Honey- Alltwo to three 'feet hign. thr'ee years bid, regular: value This all express charges pre- paid-to: your nearest express office at ".special. V For 30 days only of Place orders early Only per dozen Kootenay Valley Nurseries Mirror Lake, B. G. DES M01NES CUT RATES ION GOVERNMENT j In conimentins on the awakened -price shall be the present pea-red.- and pleaded for the people on stock, and outstanding bonds. the; most sensauon- wnose.bond they had gone. This .pre- vented the forfeiture of the bond, and al. crusade conducted 'under ne'w usualiy meant'the of several plan wus that 'which resulted in the j dollars, for the fine 1 was i Ues" Moines, la., Oct. -addi-j on to 'bringing about many apectacu- Uar reforms: and better, j-with every public service utility' in -Moines, the adopifon" of. the j mission form of government has Piping Jout' fed light district. than'the When-the city ened a. civic pride 'thai, some, peopJe claim, has been a greater Benefit to i the city than ail the others put'togeth- er. True it is that every citizen.-.watches with interest the manner in -which toe municipality's affairs are conduct: eel. Tiie deed cf every commissioner; g'Opd pr bail, is reflected by press for the consideration of the Superintendent J. L. Hamery, of -denied lU'e prcffissional.' .bondsmen en- the. department public sa-fecy, be- 1 trance to tiie. police court that, busi- j gau." his work at' suppressing -the sale j ness, received; a knock-out blow. Pur- j of, iutoxieatihg" liquors in houses 'of pro j chasers, of police court fees were den- 1 stitation, r deplorable. almost Admittance aiso.. "It was their j brought io] practice to -.purchase the '.claims of wit- j were- so" 'Miat i nesses to fees at a" reduction, -because I the -abdliahment of liquor proved but; the. witnesses had; to wait for the al- the .forerunner to. clatiipinj lid dens' 'office..- the ipwance oi the claims, by the council.' (The council devised a .scheme wh'ere- :-Evidences of a white' b-v iL vvas made possible for witnesses slavV'iraf fie-cropped-out. and.it was rGceive their, fees immediately, so (public interest, Mayor A, j, MsiMs, I the .-police. court tod i Plflin-r. tha hiirh-m in lt' L'OZS OUt tne recently wrote the following: Of aa i aiamS- -tfle Bimi-in leeaies .to SU..K hionrTTrifinpv from-: thp unfortunaTe Among >he -general .improveraents tne accomplishments .coming as a air- .monej .irom me umoriunave ect result of toe adoption of 'the' Des! aien' -went their bonds Moines'.plan, the greatest is the con- were made .often had, them i- into .court' to "enforce, payment The Land Real Loans and Insurance- -v.. i. .fc v.- PHONE 544 We acres of than one mile. acre lor thp blocleoiA will .sc II in 10 acre >Tlus land ready and is well watered "with a. ditch- o orought about by the change in the l gives an insight tc I s-iiant public interest in the ;vrorl_ the" 'council. This Is a' ta.ngi-bls asset. j-of moneys. t-Jiey_ Maimed .were., due and the basis-of all that has been- done Discovery of these things The accomplishmeD t. u2 d he attri- that the entire city: it a system of 'oy'the immorality of itsj charm -of m onionunates, resumed ic the issuance. 1 maa of an-order for all- houses of ill-repute oaiically conducted a- lower tax rate. That the cotnnus1- is a success is beyond dis- econ-rs ity, and I customs of 'bu: early recprcis, including i: proa-uctiohs'.of 'plans :pf, "the." city 'Duted "to the Des Moines plan1 because s. There was previ- SUN'S Bi-CENTENARY interest, save that inspired by. Tie Celcbrat. -u. -a innn _ J I .irtrt- i-fo M A ofoperty interests and politics. --.Vest uy" -and] A'Jin importance is -a changed ''.press, 'by vigilant-police .-service the social whrch---in oesn reduced to-A mimmum. Iwnat-is on at- the-city hall, of- the old clis- WESTER1V HIDE JIJNK GQ, _ 'All 'kinds' of Second Harul Furniture, Ladies' and Gents'- clothing. Office and Warehouse 320 Crafab St. Phone 442 P.O.Box 2013 Lethbridge. Alta. WANTED TEAMS ?3.00 a day and board for man and to haul by the yard (free stable.) Supply. G. HOLE, Rcdpath St. W. Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BKOS.PJopnetora Office nest Arcade Phone 10.63 The Office ortha Transfer RedpatH St. Opposite Methodist Church Drayicg dons on BOtlce KATANDGEAIN FOR SALE v and, public-lean oig each other! met ommission is.thiis inspired, can-v on for those who ing- its 200th Anniversary- -.VEarly Days of the .Sun Fire Office Sun rocedure. The shown'm the. office; o-. jwnieli, has-been. THE a partnership of '24 members" formed by one Charles pledged tc pay claims share and share "alike. As office -yrhich he" named- House Fire Of lice" for, insurance :'o" "Goods .and Merchandise in j laudr comedy, -with a. fine Jibs and was established ir, 1706. At that., time such fire insur ance as -was then carried- vras con are being, estendeo firmed the'City of, London the Ganajiian representatives of-the .Howerer. many people :'do not con- in. that the a-wak- their illegal Insurance -office on the conrple- practice district wereltion'of'the two year- its" so- of ten and fir-eel, .that history. :-Few It'was in 1708 that- the first attempt to-' aE .ovei Great Britain, at that time quite-' any undertaking. thir came impossible for live; their [in. can .trace "their recordir j.business a" year, or two later to the Majestic, Saturday: piece.; cessful. season, -andrhas met; ular "ajfproral whererer aas been, used as', a1 istei's in their; .-.Th'eT'piay old' Jive" in Des M a girl; or-; a .woman- 'can 'laugh' not. Mush :at. the same -time? PHONES: -ResSdenci -1204 giDle accomplishmentsr-reaults in. dolj tunes be an iinbrpken .line so many yeart j-vras surrendered by Mr. Ppve'y to the. j -burlesque: duel scene in. the'third'" act beginning Company; "of.; London under "j between. Zeke ;Dasher. and: -Burlick. heard ..the .thr, its of'the "Sun Fire' Office.'' Al; Tiibbs is 'said to1" "be one" j no more, and the sounds .of midnight the de- so .the .thr, San.'.Fire'-office an more than .passing ,-interest. Incidents con iars and cents. That the basiness-Uke wero tactics of the commission-form of ornublk deri: ernmeni- Tiavp. rptnms: .he boaasman and'.tflejbdok-.entiUed "Early Days of the Sur. ker of police court fees. Fire This book is issued." b> 5 jon all night schedule moonlight AUCTION SALES, Conducted on. short" notice. Sat- isfaction guaranteed; Lire and implements a specialty. Smith, 414 Wood St.. Lethbridge, Alberts. Regular, sales at J. C. Graves' Sale Barn, Wood Sfc. on the second and fourth. "Tuesday, of each MARSHALL RAMSEY Produce Brokers Hay, Grain and Produce by car, lowest prices. Phone 676, P. 0; Box 2060 2 Begin Block, Lethbridge RETURNING TO ENGLAND .Ottawa, Oct. Percy Lake and Lord Lanesboro, late military sec- retary to Earl Grey, sail for home on The Hon. Frank Oliver has N0vember General MacKen- ed an invitation to attend the sixty-jzie, -who comes here as chief of staff nrth annual-banquet of 'the Illinois Stjand military Advisor in .succession to rees "to" all Andrew's Society, to be held at the Sir Percy Late, is expected in a for fns brought; better returns; on all -investmen'ts is generally adm'it- j ted, -but its most Impressive accom-) plishments have in its dealings! Tvith public service corporations. j VVhen the commission form of. gpy-' ernment replaced the old aldermanic.: system the city was paying a yearly rental for its electric street iHumma- ion of ?SO -per Notv it '.r instead of a j schedule. This reduction Tvas secured without litigation; in tact, nearly every accomplishment the public service utilities hr.s I been without any ol 'the expensive I gal procedure so commoa in securing concessions from corporations. I Gas races, were arbitririiy aised by a former council from to a ;amp, vrere dropped back to :ue rate. Lowered the -Rates Soon after commission -took up the reins of government, it passed an ordinance lowering the rates of -the company from 30 cants a .thous- and gallons to 20 cents. The company i secured an Injunction, restraining the- city from placing the. ordinance in ef- fect, bat pending a trial ty dpiarwine j Tfisther the injuacrioa i made permanent the j ed to reduce its rates. To stay the strong arm of the law until methods are found or'no avail, the city, and company have entered into a stipulation che company ag- aredV.ar its interesting souveni: Uuder the old council bondsmen ap- the in London, Eng., and its of "the "Sun" Fire''Offi-ce.'" Al; the original minufe tee records of'its "Grand Gourts" and "General .Meetings1' from the date or start ?.to doni- edy characters keep -the .audience iaiJa nappy frame of mind." Ally special its inception in April, ''are', pre-j scenery is "the production, served in the .-Sun Fire office in Loii-jandfit is said to be don, and extracts from many of these production act to last, Auditorium Hotel, Chicago, on evening of October 31. the flays. tion b the dtv lt General Otter becomes inspect-, ure or general i _ _ Gesired data, and as soon as it is ob- tained an effort. HAY AND GRAIN MERCHANTS T imothy, Alfalia, Brome and Upland. Oats, Wkeat, Bran, Shorts, Rolled- arid Chopped Gram and Potatoes always m stock olmsoii Block. Phone of Dallas, Phone 683 Vi reach an amicable agreement will be made. The com- jpany offered to make reductions J j on the sliding scale basis. v.-hich in j i ten years would .srive tho city a 20 j cent rate. Tiie city believes it can i secure even better concessions. Apparently the question of ihe righ-r. jof the street railway company to oj> j erate in the city is ;o be settled aniic- ably by the prPsem commission afier j j many years of quarreiinjr, which re- sulted in nothing reorc :r.nn the ex- penditure iu. Ja-w of many tbous.inds of, dollars .by both the city and the company. The company and the city already agreed on the essentia; of a new franchise. The le- gal' department is -working out ihe j fleiails" .preparatory to submitting the j proposition to a vote of the people. The Street .Railway The company has agreed that the (present six fares 1'or a quarter arran- I gement sliall be reduced to seven for a j quarter after the; first, ton years of 'the jfTrant, or, instead, may have I fifty-five per cent, of the net receipts: Tlie reveiiwe thus derived may, be lisoU f.s a fund for the iniwhat-o of aireet car sysien) l.y i.be city. The' 1 DREAMY WALTZ and other dance rausic may be had in "Victor Becords. Did you ever try dancing to a or Berliner Gram-o-plione r you will find the time perfect. Then when the dance is over, the same wonderful instrument offers a splendid range of entertainment of almost any type you may desire. The world's best siegers, the dear y old songs of latest popular airs of the dav, f S S the most amusing comedy specialties, are all to be found in Victor Re- to choose from. Double-sided Hecords (two in one) sell for them that way if v v the combination pleases you.; we'll send you a sample one by mail, on receipt of IGc. extra foE post- age. Oh! there' is no doubt you will find a host of entertain- ment in the HE BerHcer Crtm-o-phonc, recocaicad. the perfect taualcs] insirtiaient. it mxdcia nuty be on easy tcfas. free Every fce rrjnUrtd BERLINER GRAM- O- PHONE COMPANfY, LIMITED MONTREAL. When Thinking of Christmas Gifts, Remember ihe Graia-o-phone and this ;