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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TWO THE HERALD, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, I.H09. Daily Her Established December, Published by the Daily tng Co., Ltd., every iu-wfui si its office, ii.oimd.Si., Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director and Subscription Rates Dauy. one year, delivered Daily, six months, Daily, three Daily, one month, delivered Dsily, one year, by inni! Diiily, sis months, by mail Daily, three months, by mai! AJdrcsses changed as ofwi but, .both 'new ami arises must be "giv-'H. WEEKLY t-uciished every Wednesday eight paeeri. and contains a summary of the world's news of the local and foreign. One year, in advance ...........11.50 Sis months, in advance -75 Three months, in acfvance THE DAILY HERALD it un sale at the following places: Sage, J. G. Rubertson S4.00 2.00 1.00 .35 3.00 1.75 .85 is de- Id ad- SUN FIRE! The oldest Insurance Office in the world FOUNUCD A.D. 17iO BI-CENTENARY I91O HOME OFFICE: IO.NDON, ENGLAND i Sua fcuilding, Toronto, H. M. Blackburn, Manager. C. 8. BOWMAN, AGENT, LETKBRiDCS, ALTA. day evening, examine thoroughly ev- ery. ijiatter that comes before them, report each on his own department, j discuss freely but concisely, and re-1 fer each matter back to the head of the- department with power to act, or to the city attorney or city engin- eer for investigation. As a result of five years of govern- ment by commission in this flood- swept and devastated city we find some wonderful changes recorded. For instance, without issuing a bond or increasing the. tax rate, a floating 1 J i Good assort- ment cf j I Bar and A TALE' OF A WAG A sentry wink- on duty was bitten by a valuable retriever, and drove his bayonet into the dog His owner sued him in the county court for its value, and the evidence given show- ed that the soldier had not been bad-' ly bitten after all. "Why did you not knock the dog with the butt end of your asked the judge. The debt a legacy from the old j with laughter when the city council has been paid j sentry replied "Why dn't he bite -E. J. Mitchell. D. L. ilton. Pincher CreaT McCrea. f XA Cardston-Mberta Drug Bsot Co. J. Stafford, .Fernie, B. C.-N- E. Suddaby. Cranbrook, B.C.-Beattie Mcbison. L. Reinecke. Qrtssy Tugbam- 8ow F. Werts. CITY GOVERNMENT BY COMMIS- SION. Providence made it easy for the people of GalvestoJtt, Texas, to break Away from ancient forms of municip- al government" when the flood came practically-wiped out, everything that, was of the city. City govern- ment up to the time the flood was under the old' system, with results no t calculated to the av- erage citizen a. feeling of pride in his city. In the testing time, immediate- ly after the flood., whsn the best there was in every: ..Galveston man was be- ing ;called. forth to aid, in. restoring the stricken a gulden opportunity offered for.radical change in, the.sys- tem of municipal management. lil-u- council, hall and j me ys works pumping station, destroyed by the storm, were rebuilt and other public property repaired. A new gine house was built, the streets in the busiiness section repaved with brick at a cost of and an- other was spent, on rock and roads, was' spent in j paying old judgments against the city and part of the bonded debt was retired. The commissioners were able to pay all. the salaries and city em- ployes in cash promptly on time, and without having to borrow one cent. The City club has managed paigns they have put and kept these men in office, not" one of them, or any other city official, has spent a cent. The Cty club has managed these campaigns at a total cost of S500 for five years of victorious cam- paigning. Daily v Glassware I Just received The Bentley Go. ltd. ind Phone ti LETHBRID6E I PROCURE ALL YOUR HOT WATER BOTTLES And Rubber Goods at The PEOPLE'S DRUG STORE NORTH WARD Prices Reasonable and Quality Guaranteed W.P.J. ALEXANDER, Phone 445 Prescription Specialist. Night Bell Graduate Druggist and Optician. AS THEY DO IT IN ENGLAND The following conversation i? re- ported in an English paper. In Can- ada of course things are done differ- ently, needless to say: The i two urban councillors were walking arm in arm. exclaimed the first sud- -who could not sell his hogs to good Offices: Winnipeg and Ltth- bridge. Lethhridge Office: 307 Crabb street; Phone 455. G. DeC. O'GRADY, Jr. Agent. Storage Apply: The SOUTHERN ALBERTA LOAN ANO INVESTMENT CO. markets. They hog market has been even better sustained, andv that man was absolutely blind to the facts Set j forth weekly on the market The religious census may to the churches that there are an awful lot: of people who do not attend church. It .is a good thing to find out. as it will inspire the churches to find a solution of problem. miAplUICJ CUC ICUCp- litical boss, and these were passed tion be received at the North Pole over in the selection of civic rulers As the most attractive plan m sight, js. T. the people turned to government by commission. It may be'menti6iiod, points out the Brockville Times, tiiat'Galveatpn. has been-'governed by a paid commission far which and as a of the Gaheston. experience, other Texas to-wus and cities have .adopted the same system. From all parts of the country, municipal experts an-d men in search of the municipal ideal have travelled to this now noted city, studying' its municip- al methods. Among the most recent of these pilgrims was President Efiot, oi Harvard University. Dr. Eliot, as a result of his investigations, declar- ed that government by commission is productive of the highest efficiency in municipal affairs. He found four com missioners and a. mayor in Galveston., elected by th..- at large, and the business of the municipality divid- ed into four departments with the mayor as executive head, he being charged with the duty of seeing that all the city laws are enforced. The plan followed in the city is as fol- lows The 'commissioners at the first meeting election, by a ma- jority vote designate from among their ruerfabers one commissioner, to as commissioner of finance me, and under whose direc- placed the offices of city and collector, the city treas- urer fd th.i city auditor. He is also with tht: duty of examining jnto keepinig informed as to the of city, and with the ad- ncefFasd assistance of the other com- prepares -the annual bud- ij the city. lother commissioner is designated of waterworks and selWe. -He has under his special ch'arge the construction, maintenance 'and operation of the waterworks and sewage systems and departments. The superintendents of these two de- partments and the joint secretary and employees are under the direction of the commissioner. Another commissioner is called commissioiner of streets and public property. He has under his special charge "the supervision of all matters relating to the streets, alleys and pro- perty belonging to the city, and is charged with the duty of lighting the streets, looking after street and sanitation, the supervision of street paving, construction of drains and seeing that the conditions of the grant of public franchises are com- plied with. The city engineer and his health physician, superintendent of Srays and.city sex- under the direction of this .commissioner. Xhe other, and fourth commission- er, is known as the police and firs Commissioner. He has under his special charge the enforcement of all police regulations 'and general super- vision over the police and fire de- partments.' The chief of police, chief .of fire department and the judge and clerk of the court arc under the direction oi that conamis- meet every Thurs- denly. his eyes gleaming. "Here's a fine looking street! What shall j we do with it. "I know'." cried the second; "Let's have it dug a "But wouldn't it be proper to pave it insinuated Urban Council-j lor No. 1. "Of course., old agreed No. 2. "That's understood. Then, after it is paved and a sewer's been put in, we'll have it re-paved." i cried No. 1. "All in readiness to be dug up again for the gas "No. 2 wept tears of joy. "I see you understand the .prinici- ples of municipal he ex-j claimed. "'And after we have it 'dugj up i "Why, then, it will be ready forj a i advantage if they were any good. Un- der these circumstances would it not be well for you to look over the sit- uation once more, decide that things are not just the same as they were -yhen you swore off ers for prices on your favorite breeds of hogs and cattle? 1 CARBIDE I Normaai Sco-tt, aged about, son of Sir John Scott, of Cardiff, Wales, was sentenced to three months im- prisonment as a. common vagrant at Winnipeg. Scott had already served a six months' term at Eeg-jna. The North Ward' is becoming mighty husky suburb. Its voice will i The two urba'u councillors shook be heard more and mere in civic af- hands with each other enthusiastic- was a. time of crisis and big men. were fairs us its influence is growing daily, in demand. It was not a tip to trust things .to ward heeler or, the po- Explorer Cook reports the recep- much cooler than that given him at The success Southern Alberta farm- ers are having with corn makes almost certain that the time is not "There is they murmur- when this will be a .corn producing district. srreat i The building permits continue to tell the growth of Lethbridge. Calgary aldermen are now salaried gentlemen. They can ride on the street cars free. A cheap lot they must be. Editor- Willison of the Toronto ed, holding hands, "we admire so much as care and system in the, im- provement of our roadways." HOGS AT (Winnipeg Free Press) What better text for a sermon on the necessity for live stock raising could one possibly have than the words which head these lines? Hogs touched this figure within the month The moral, indeed, is so obvious, es- pecially when considered with the fact that uniformly good prices for hogs have prevailed for several years past, that we shall refrain from de- livering the homily' and be content with congratulating the farmers of the west that, after many years of vicissitudes, they have at last got a nave u.u News is now a red hot protectionist. stable and profitable market for VM How times have changed since he I large important kind of farm used. to denounce protection in the columns of the Toronto Globe. The Toronto News says that "it is estimated that Alborta has four thou- sand million tons of anthracite coal, mostly owned by prorninient! Lib- erals." The know what it is talking about. Tt is safe to say that Conservatives are more interest- stock. When speakers and writers have urged farmers to keep more stock, unsatisfactory markets were employ- ed as the chief excuse for not accept- ing the preferred advice. ment has been evident in the mark- ets for both cattle and hogs during recent years, and only, those foolish individuals who insist oa dumping to LOAN on Farm Lands and City Property at S per cent, interest Terms of payment, ar- ranged to suit borrower FARM LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY Phone 159 Oliver Block jf We have just received a large shipment of 9 I CARBIDE. Call and gef our prices on large or small quantities. The Standard Garage Co, Phone 343. Wood St. TYPEWRITER SUPPLIES 4c Ribbons for all Carbon Paper, per' box 100 sheets, from Copying Paper, ream, from Agents for the REMINGTON MACHINES to Call and get terms. WESTERN STATIONERY CO. Just arrived at Stock Yards 40 Mares and Geldings 40 J. F. Rodgers Sale Stables o Wood Street, Lethbridge If You'll But Taste No Time You'll Waste in ordering a case or two of onr carbonated bottled beverages. Tour fancy may be for ginger ale lemon or cream soda; birch, beer sarsaparilla, .or some of the many mineral or table waters. See onr list, taste our drinks, and your family will be served by us The Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Company, Ltd. COAL Best Lump on the market, per tori Nut coal, delivered. Address postcard to New Barnes Mine, Royal View. F. WADDINGTON Phone 261 City Agent. Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE: ed in coal lands in Western Canada their pasture-fed cattle on to a raark- than Liberals. Ask Samuel Barker f et glutted with range cattle in the fall M. P.. Gee. Taylor, M.P.. Hon. Colin of the year, rather than make any Campbell, H. S. Clements ex-M.P., E. B. Osier M.P. if such is not the provision for carrying them beyond this annual bargain day, have had any great kick corning as to the cattle COME or 'GIVE THE LITTLE CHANCE Or in 'ether words, Make your Baby Darling" just as happy, healthy and com.fort.ablf! as is possible! and this yon can best do by getting all of Baby's Rejcuirenients, such as Feeding Bottles, Nippjes, Baby PowcLr, Puffs, Soap, Soothers, Baby- Foods, Medicines, etc. at The Red Cross Dhig Book Co. THE SAFE, SA'nSFAq-QRY DRUG STORE Acedia Bloclv Redpath Street Dispenser. Picture Framer. Day and Nig-ht Phone 5 Night gell Personally Selected Fruit Lands in B.C. Good Soil Good Transportation Facilities Natural Irrigation Beautiful Climate The District Has Made Good Our Terms Will Suit You Call or Write .THE- M. FREEMAN, General Agent, Lethbridge, E. McCANDLISH, Gen. Agent, Claresholm, TITLE TO ALL OUR LANDS. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for" Royal Collieries Ltd Afl Standard Stocks Handled HEAD OFFICE-ViCTORIA. B. C. LODGE PRIDE OF No. 293, ALBERTA, Imperial Bank of Canada MEAD OFFICE-TORONTO Capital Authored Capital Paid Up.............. .......1...........-......WOOD Reserve Fund D. R. Wilkie, President. Hon. Robert Jaffray, Vice-President. Accounts of Corporations, Municipalities, Merchants, Farmers and Private Individuals invited. SAVINGS attention is given to Sayings Bank Accounts. Deposits of 11.00 and upwards received and inter- est allowed from date of deposit..___________________ LETHBRID.GE R. Manager. Begin Blofct, Bound St., .beside Bentley'a Store. Sons of England Benefit Society Meets in the Oddfedllows' Hall every first and third Wednesday the month at 8 p.m. For ful' particulars apply W. J. Wade, T. Sec.. Box 57. PROFESSIONAL CARDS DR. S. Surpeon Accoucher. flo'urn- 9 !i-3; 7-8 p.m. Office 9H Rfrf- path Si. Phoue 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND OEANft Street. Hours- -8. DR. A. Stafford Block. Residence cor. Bompas and Crabb. Phone: Office 277; resident 72. Dft. J. E. LOVER! Surgeon. Accoucner, Oddtellow. Block. 9 a.m.. 11 to i 3 to 5. 7 to s Thone. day night, 3-42. D. A. TAYLOP M.O., ist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Office a.m.. 8-6 p.m.. 7.8 p.m. DR. GARNET T. IVES, DENTIST- Graduate Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Toionto. Stafford Block, Rooms 6 and c. Hours 9-13; 1-5. MISS nursr. has opened a privte maternity hos- pital on Wallwork St., near the El- lison Mills. Obstetrical cases, to per day. Treatment caeee per day. Young children! per day. Patients arc ed to pay one week ic advance, and to pay for their own medicines and spirits. Phone 269. H, H. So- licitor, Etc., Office Acadia Block Lethbridge, Alta. MUSIC JOHANNES H. pil of Henri Verbruggen, of Boae Italy; Carl Shnios, of Berlin Ger many. High Class Scotch music specialty. Open for recitals, ban q'ueis. concerts, etc. For 8p Ply cjo Royal Collieries, MRS. W. P. J. ALEXANDER, A T P M A O C Toronto Conservatory of Gold Med- alist, Ontario Con-s.-rvatory of ic, Whitby, is prepared'to accept a limited number of pupils in voice and pia.no instruction Concert engagements accepted 4d-: dress People's Drug Store West- minster Road. P. 0. Bos 1343J Phone 445. I LEGAL JOHNSTONE RITCH IE-Bam! ters and solicitors. Office adjoiil! mg Union Bank, Lethbridge. L Johnstone; J. Norman Bitch k SI to W. C. Simmsna, Rarristftra hcitors and Notaries Jfoney to L__ W. C. Simmons S. J. Shepherd C F. P Barriater. Solicitor. Etc. .Conybeare Block. berta. H. A. j. MACDOUGALL-Batrht.1 oolicitor, Notary. Koom 14 ford Blk HAMILTON, ...-mL.-. Land Surveyor, irrigaiifln and i drauhc Engineer. Eoom 5 ney Block. Phone 205. __________ ________ Sj'.Vi; ARCHITECTS AND VM. T WILLlAMS-Architeci. ney Block. Late of Williams Architects, Detroit.. F. B. ROLFSON-Architeet. Whitney Block. JAS. A. Macdonald Block. Redpatb Sir Lethbridge alta. idge. Specialist in ing, sanitatioa, ieating and rne5t E A.A.I.C.. Etc., ridge Office. Bryac Block 's, J3M Cutbill St., house off Eedpath, or Phone 87. idge Aerie No. ill Meets isi and '3rd Mondays in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clocfe. Visiting orethren are cordially invited. J. ASHCROFT, W.P 24-ly GUS NEIDIG, A..F. A.M., Q.R.A. Lethbridge Lodge Regular meeting night the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P, o. Block at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will ways receive a hearty welcome. A C. Mesaer, W.M. G. V. Storkey] Secretary, P. O. Box 637. iterations a specialtv. pcrary offic? City Bakery. Ford i Box 355. City. H. Dra man and contractor. cheerfully If see our- new ideas in coustruci'fH let us show you. They won't cost -m aaytnuig. Address Lethbridee Wl 0- VM WILLIAM WATTS-Builder and tractor, is prepared to give mates free of cost on all work in the building trade, fuel ing, repairs, alterations. Boxf Lethbridge. IERBERT loundations, concrete -walks, meats and all kinds of cone work. Terms reasonable H oates cheerfully civen. Appl 630. City. H Modern Woodmen of America Lethbridge Camp No. 13539 Meeta in the Oddfellows Hall every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Visiting neighbors will al-- ways receive a hearty welcome. Co icillor, C. L. Orifflth; Banker, W. omn- I Dickon: Clert. N. UNDERTAKING ADDISON takers aad Embalmers. established businese in the Phone 102. Office and 321 Crabb St. Pariors and nigit. T. S. RECTOS AND EM BALM ER- .riagea tnd equipment to date" Parlors opposite Open iay and night. P. 0. Sox 493. ;