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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 29, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBUIDGE Saturday, Octobe The Waddingtqn-Stuckey Company, Retail Merchants, Round St ee the purchase at on the Dollar, of the MMt SALE large posters for full particulars oatvCollars, Ties, Hats, LMerwear, everything a man wears. Johnston's and Sanford's Clothing Stanfield's, Penman's and Hewson's Underwear Wolsey Sox and Underwear 20th Century Overcoats BER 2nd All bought at 57c on the Dougla, Shoe, Heavy Working Shoe See the Free List Bring Down your old. Shoes and your old Hats See Large Bills Be one of 10 Clothing Buyers Wednesday, a. ffi. Street Next Gray's Hardware idge if, m IN ACTUAL OPERAH 'With Auspicious Beginning .the Des Moines Com- Year-How It was Done Tne combination sent the mercury of enthusiasm far down the tube the business men's thermometer, for Oct. tne municipaUty's business as the rector of a big corporation would con- they auct a private enterprise, the first commission elected to test the worth I or of the Des Moines plan brought about Jed such notable achievements in a time that many of its most "strenuous opponents gave up their efforts to Prove it inferior. that they H was the commission system that accomplished this, for it failed to ley desir-i most to elimina-! "on of politics and the substitution of business tactics. in this they were mistaken, for although it was true thar even- one of the five commissioners _ s had been in politics, they set about to I do the will of the people. i Considered Directors one considered himself a di-{ rector, of the. be unreasonable to suppose that never under the old. aidennanic' plan tvere five men so capable, so honest so business, like, elected to places on i more the council- The old system was loose and. lax. The-new one -with the idea voice or placing the city's business on a bus- j the" si it accomplished would indeed, this was done in the face ernment" Oi the deleat of the ticket. picked byjiirst thing all the principal business houses evCT." I ere execntive POH-; Stttm v, r commissioners of the waichword for the MAJESTIC- THEATRE Sam Griffiths...Owner n H. Cleveland. .Manager TONIGHT THE BEAUTIFUL DOWN- EAST PLAY Along the Kennebec STAGED WITH ALL SPECIAL SCENERY HEAR the comedy quartette; the good singing. SEE the realistic snow storm; the funny duel scene; the thrilling explosion scene. Clever character specialties, bright music and comedy. 'Tickets on sale at Red Cross 3rug Co. 75c [y business much to mate the cess. The distribute ordinance, which of various ---------i the mavor eas.otany. The state law provides i', of pub- the assignment in a -dollar's worth- of it neWst secure tie approval of tie council by the pas- sage of a resolution. He superintends the 'construction .'ot airbridges, paving sewering, curbing, sidewaLking and public -buildings. Under this depart- ment is placed the street cleaning. i tor which the city, spends per flay. The superintendent also has enarge of the street lighting'and su- pervision over an pubii-c utilities. Park Provision Naturally, the superintendent of parks and public property was given custody of all the parks and cemeter- ies, representing a, valuation of uuu. Des -Vioines had more than 700 acres in public parks alone. Upon recommendation of this superinten- dent, the council has secured the ser- vices of Charles JIulford Robinson of -Kociiester, x yy to draw plans and prepare a report for a city-wide beau-' uncation. The city contains fifty-four square miles. in addition to the Parks and cemeteries, this superinten- dent has charge of all boulevards, park jing and park ways. j The CounciPs Duty i Although the superintendent .of the j departments are given -gw at j latitude" in conducting their individual departments, all are dependent on 'the j council and simply agents of it. That I body must sanction their decisions be tore they become effective. The coun- cil levies all taxes and appropriates I tae receipts to -the various funds, to take advantage-of itiative, and compel the city to pur- j cnase the street railway business. The spirit of fairness has been ao- parent in all the acts of hotels, restaurants, barber and rooming houses. ordijiance passed a few months after the adop- jtion of the plan, makes it unlawful for the proprietors of such 'commercial en- another. Des terprises to one person than Moines 'has. a large and it was claimed-that adopted. of the plan ROMAN- CATHOLICS Ottawa, Oct. is Som9 cnticism -in Roman-Catholic 'circles because the 'date" chosen" for trial here thar the claim many that the commission svstem was ail theory has been exploded. There is not one of its essential features that has been- proven impracticable All Saints Day. The Hay. is observed as a strict fast dayboy Catholics and -is-likery (to-be grant- ed allowing use of meat on national Thanksgiving-' Day n thing to have meet ig, Week impoTran are up for consideration TaSi tbe at fre uniform Svstem, o He M of the c and :S Sach s as department the Apartment of was decided that under- cvould the As fair a was made of the funds and not one of the amounts has been ov- year. Z. 'JOHNSTON. DKUGGIST selLprivately- at-room 105 Sherlock _ .-Sifting.Boom and Bedroom Furnitupc Goods cm sale-from 2 to 4 o'clock from Tu 'ay until Saturday this week...... and records. it is superintendent's duty to see that "auS h '-nterValS- This >aubeG the disclosure of many irre-ti- uos under ,he old plan recover I SUltR been started m- S secured from ue cirj. The superintendent of this in the practical application of the plan by the many of its unique characteristics have been given trial. Three recall movements nave been started, but because all i jwere based oc personal prejudice in- stead of inefficiency of the incumbent, the petitions received far less that the' twenty-five per cent, of Our Garage Is Steam Heated We have only a few stalls left, so if you intend operating your car this winter you had better obtain a stall at-once. Our will be ten dollars per month, starting November 1st t standard of efficiency All PubUc works vote "10 COMd! kept close nMdS Ot citj' Phone 564 327 3rd St., S. P.O.Box Tran Oil, Carbide, smission Grease ;