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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 25, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Wednesday.. THE LKTTIimiDGE DAILY IIEKALD Many Shrewd Outside Investors Are CHARTER PROVIDES FOR ELECTIVE COMMISSIONERS CANADA INVESTMENTS Fruit Lands Mixed Farming Lands Bulky Document Present- ed to the- City Council Last Night ColdsLremn Estate at; Vcrnoii; -British Columbia in bciuiiiful Okana.o-an 5 acre tracts and upwards improved, all cleared lands with .irrigation and do- jnestic water on eacli ranch; somr. planted with one, Uvo three and fouryearold trees. The. laud miles from Vernon. and C. P. N. R. now line goes throusrh property. markets. A periect cLunato and easy terms. "For further information see special, agents. After sitting (ill nwuly eleven o'clock last night Uiu council was presented with the weightiest looking docnmeni. which has fuund iis way in- side the inner sanctum of the council chamber this'" J'nar. It was the long- looked-for city clianor, and was brought down as jircmiigtid by City .Solicitor Ball. At such u late hour it was decided that it would not bo wise to start to digest any of the vol- uminous array of legal phraseology, so the charter 'was received and laid on the table, the secretary being re- ques'ted to have about a dozen copies prepared for future around the council 'board. "How many nights will ii take to 'get through as'kcd one alder- man. "How many pages are ask- ed another. "Oh, about 150." "Guess a week will do it." "Yes. and after that the public will spend a few more weelts [Milling it to said Mayor Hatch, "that's what we wnnl. Wo want to use (he best ideas of everybody if we can." The precious document was not let out from under the 'watchful eye of Uio secretary and the scribes present were unable to get. even a-peep. How- ever, enquiry elicited the Information that the charter was prepared along much the eamo lines as the St. John charter, commission form of government by direct elective com- mission. What are to ne the duties of the different commissioners has not yet set out. nor is the salary attached to the job mentioned. Special meetings will he held next week to consider the charter, and the press will then be allowed as much copy as they care to handle. The council wishes the matter given ttoa fullest discussion by the ratepayers. Gillisfc McDonald Lethbridge Hotel Peihberton Son Vancouver, B. C. Gillis McDonald, P. O. IJo. Lethbridge. Alia: Please send me free booklet Coldstream Estate's fruit farming lands' at Vernon, 541, of the and C. Cheapest and Best Buy in the City Five Lots facing- north; on Seventh Avenue South, on sewer and water; near Fifteenth Street South; short time only----S3i75Q Freeman MacLeod Co- Dominion Block MORE MONEY FOR HIGHWAY PATROL Minmianolis. Minn.. SeiiL cording to George Cooley, highway engineer, the next Minnesota. Ic'gisla- Lure will be asked to pass a law auth- orizing a levy of cue mill for contin- nous maintenance of a system of road jiatrols for highways of the state. At present Hie state cannot appro- j priate more than a Quarter of a mill for road maintenance because ;'i consti- I tutional provision limits the levy to i that amount. With a, one mill levy Mr. Cooley thinks it would be possible to apply to the highways of .Minnesota a system of patroling sipiilnr to that now in use in most European countries. JOS. GILLESPIE PUTS IN BILL Business Prudence Dictated INSURANCE AT LOWEST COST ------AND------ INSURANCE THAT WILL PROTECT .When the City placed of J200.000 Liability Insurance with. Alberta Loan and Investment Limited of the Follo'wlnj Comiwnlti: LIABILITY AND ACCIDENT GUARDIAN CO. (of London England) EXCELSIOR LIFE CO, Iniurince In force, over GUARDIAN CO. MERCANTILE CO. AMtU, NORWICH UNION AMeU, LOAN COMPANIES EXCELSIOR LIFE, CO. i over STANDARD TRUSTS CO. J PH6NE12U Alberta Loan 4 Inveitment Co.. Block 41S-5th 9t. 8. Asks the City to Pay the Expenses of his Legal Defence It begins- to look as if ilierc were to be some "doings7' before the police business of the city of Leth- bvidge is settled for ilie year 1012. Chief Glllespie promised on Saturday that he had some guns to explode be- fore he was through with the reeeut police investigation. One of them ex- ploded at the council meeting last night, when the city received from him ji bill for the cost'of con- ducting his case, in the investigation. The bill was made- up as follows: lawyer's lees, SOW; witness fees, ?GO; stenographer. He said that he had been compelled 10 borrow the money, and asked the council to re- imburse him to that extent. It was late 'when the comimmiea- Itloii was rea-d, 'and 'it'came as a dls- tiin-1 jolt io the serene and unruffled Feelings of the sitting aldermen. No! a word was said. That wag not all. Ex-Inspector Sil- llker had another of a similar sort. He naked for back pay which be believed was coming to him. That made the touch and the airier- men Ijegan 10 eye each other pitying- ly across trie table. The'clty solicitor will be asked. to deal with Mr. GHlespie's request, and to bring in his report at.the next meeting of thc council. Seen after the meeting and asked what be in- tended !o recommend, the city ioltelt- or was not prepared to make any lenghty statement just then. H-e was thinking, but salt! he had his mind made up nevertheless. The press would 'have to wait until the proper time came to divulge such informa- tion. As to the Silliker request, there does not appear to be much chance of his recovering the The ex-inspector stated that it was made up of pay withheld from his salary cheques for the months May, June. July and August. He was gi.ven to understand by Chief Gillespie when he 'was made inspector that his salary was to be per mcnth. He had been get- ting S115 as sergeant. Four months at: 535 made In all. He had sign- ed tSe payroll accepting the per month for the Tour mouths but .had done KO under protest.' On motion'Of Aid. Bowman, the sec- retary-treasurer was instructed to in- form .Mr. Silliker that the head of a department has not the right 'to fix thatJC Chief Gillespie had given him to understand that his salary was increased to per mouth, tho action had never been referred to council, nor confirmed by them. Fire Inwrmnce Money to 3 lots adjoining new post office, ench, 1-4 cash, balance i, 2, and 3 years. Lots 31-32, Block 17, Alexander Addition, the C. B. Bowman Agency mnr.K: SECUKITY INVESTMENT CO., LIMITED "LAND MERCHANTS" Fire and Life Insurance to LMI Room 12, Hull Block, Lethbridge, 768. Room 207, Building, Silt Luke City, Raymond Alta., Phona 'S. BANK GETS AN OPTION ON BONDS Must Sell at Sacrifice On account of 111 health and consequent inability to manage, client of mine IB compelled to sell at a sacrifice a very .valuable tract of land, containing 768 acres, all and under cul- water, some under irrigation, situate about 7 miles -outheast of Lethbridge and I 1-2 miles from Wilson's Siding. I will pay the customary commission to any real estate aeeni who furnishes a buyer. Will give good terms and take in other real estate as part payment. Legal description of 17-8-20 and part adjoining section. For Further information J (JLEMAXS, write to PRE-HISTORIC FINDS Winnipeg; Sent. gists are taking considerable inter- i in recent finds in the Sonris dis- irict of prc-hisiorio remains that in- j dilate the Canadian prairie was once j covered by the sea. One of these was i a petrified shark, and even more in- tcresting was a reptile of the dinesaur family, over thirty feet long, which j discovered in a sandstone strata, j i Thtfse remains were revealed by the I action of the recent floods, and it is prohaliU- that systematic work will j i he undertaken in this district. As stated in yesterday's issue, the Wood Gundy Co. did not take up their option on 'the remaining of city bonds. They offered to take Si5.- worth and accept another month's option on the remainder at the same price. This has been turned down by the council. Manager of the Hank of Nova Scotia, was present and asked for an option on the issue for one week at (n) ami accrued interest. The company in whose interests be made the offer had bid for the bonds a month ago, but. they believed they could place them still. The option was granted until October 1st. sorrow is Philadelphia, Fa., Sept. I Have a Customer For I.en l.lious-uul u> iweuly tlioiismid acres, stonrn In ml (Mi Must Jirsi-class siuIT. Wlicrcciin 1 gvt 0. T. LATHROP Firm Stafford Block Farms Loam Think This Over 47 feel by lif> feet, corner of Ititli Street, and 7th Avenue North, facing east. Price cash, balance per month. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE 636 Considering ho Price -SI200, terms 1 cnsli. 4-8 LOTS SUXNYKIDK Trice -S'SOO encli, iwms -S20 cjtsli Oiich ;uid numlli. T. H. Stagg Co. Johnson Block Phone 1327 l-ethbridgc I London Sept. sorrow is rimaueu.uui, in., felt in olficril here for tho death reds or delegates who hope that this of the German ambassador whoso I is the last time they will have to meet refit v of purpose was Mover advocate home rule In Ireland, at- ed "Undoubtedly Huron Von Bieber-! tended the opening session here today stei'i wns honest in his purpose to of the biennial convention of tho Uiu- brlllir eHl'f relations between the. two j ted Irish League of America. The ami lie hoped by frankness I tionalrsls of Ireland have sent them a to clo-ir un mis'Hderatamlhm. Possibly i message through William Redmond thc most outslandiiiK ligiiro i" Euro- that the Irish parliament abolished in Demi diplomaev IIP brought to his new: 1800 probably would he restored to dimes the unl'iile reputation for a them within the next two years. The of character and honesty of'delegates were enthusiastic over last purpose His appointment was re- nlslifs public meeting when more ihai gar let! mini and his was donated to tho home rule g j death deeply lei' by every friend. movement. years he' was reeanled Letters were read from Cardinal Gib witli suspicion by Knglislimcn as part! bolls, and Albert W. Gilchrist, soy. iiithor of the famous1 Krugcr tele-! crnor of Florida. Tbe Cardinal in bis Kaiser in a fit of letter said that he congratulated the irritability at the time of the .lamii so niui. which came so near provnk- I ing ;in Anglo-denuiHi war and which was promptly met by the mobiliza- tion of a special Hrilish Fleet sciuail- ron which cruised the North sea un- der secret orders. Hut later rcvcla- lions have sboun.that Von Itieber- stein acted the part of balance wheel and greatly mollified Ihe original (if the telegram whose sending he dei'hmni. ARE PAYING INSURANCE llegina. Snak., Sept. is an- nounced loday thai one hnndn-d and ton thousanil dollars insuratice on tho SlcArthy Block destroyeil early las: winter, is being paid. Some of the companies which protested at Must have agreed to pay ami the otln'i-s will not hold ...lit. abolition of and centniy-oUl slanger contained In the English coronation oath taken hj many British sovereigns.'' BRITAIN NOT DECADENT Winnipeg, Sept. llon.W Long the guest of the .city conn cil at a luncheon here today. In th course of an address Mr. Long de dared that K'.igland was not deca dent hut would undertake tho defend of the empire unaided, 'though sh the aid of tho colnn le-i were it offered. He said also Ilia he had been much impressed by bis visit through tho prairie provinces -ind was roi'v'need tluit Canada was built on wolhl lines and was sure to pros- liel. REAL ESTATE INSURANCE LOANS: On-City and Farm Property N. B. Peat Company REPRESENTING THE FOLLOWING Fire Insurance Protector Underwriters', Hartford, Conn. Employers' Liability Assurance Co., Ltd., London, Eng. Germania Fire Insurance Company, New York. American Central Insurance Company, St.. Louis. Loans Insurance The Great West Life Assurance Company, Winnipeg, Manitoba, j EMPLOYERS' LIABILITY, GUARANTEE BONDS, ACCIDENT INSURANCE The Employers' Liability Assurance Corp., Ltd., Lcndori, Engls-.d Phone 570 Boom 5, McDonald Block Naas Valley 40 acre Farms down, and to per mouth, with (3 per cent; interest. There's a 40 acre farm awaiting you in the Nans Valley. _ Get, a that will pay for itself with- in a year. ]full particulars on application. T. E. PATTESON 11 Stafford Block AGENT NO MORE PEERS FOR CHORUS GIRL Anti-Matrimony Clause in All Con- tracts in England Now a Serious Matter London, Sept. peerage and the department of tho matri- monial market has received a severe setback by the edict, just issued by George Kdwarde. who controls most of England's chorus girls, that they must, not marry. This order is ihe result of inroads made by Hymen In- to thc ranks of the chorus of Ed- warde's three musical comedy houses, the Gaiety, Daly's and the Adelplii theatres. In future, all contracts between the manager and the singers will con- tain a clause providing that no girl shall bo released from engagements during rehearsals or' the mil of a piece on the score of matrimony. Hdwnrde's chief henchman, Arthur Marlonc, says thai the marriage of chorus girls is becoming a serious question Vor imnsical crfnedy pro- ducers. No less than IS girls left th Adfllphi during the run j-Thc Quaker Girl" to marry. "Ii is not easy Io fill says Marlone, "and the time and money spent, in rehearsing and training pirls Is wast ed when they suddenly decide to marry some titled admirer. Henco the new clause in all agreements, penalizing matrimony." Look These Over buys uvo corner lots, 7th Avc. S.. facing south; buys one lot, 3th Avenue. near 13th St. S.. price buys two lots near Kith St. South, on car Hue. iTwo years' terms on the above.) buys fiO feet. one. block from New Post Office on ?th St. S., price HOUSES TO RENT MONEY TO LOAN The Dowsley Mulhern Land Co. Sherlock BWg.7th St.. ;