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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 2, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHflRJDGE, Akritft.TA f UUftlDAY, APR I L 5; Biggest consignment of Trunks ever received in Lethbridge reached my store this week. I have to clear them oht at a big sacrifice in order to have room to walk around ALL KINDS OF TRUNKS Gome around early and make a selection Or CANADA. A Lethbridge Alta. Two Score Ctabr Idlers ri issued for the use of Travellers, payable in all parts of the world. Money transmitted to any point by Canadian Bankers' Association tyoney Order, of Exchange or Telegraph i v handled..on most favorable terms. starts a Savings Account at any Branch, on which highest current rate of ioterest is paid quarterly. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. Manager. WatervaJ Boven Bridge NEW DEVIATION In Favor of a New City Hall Men inD ilemma Over a Baby Italian Miner From Alberta In Montreal i (Montreal Witness.) When the Pacific "Express arrived at the Windsor Street Station this mor- ning a dark eyed, swarthy Italian workman, with three, tiny children hanging onto his coattails, and a mysterious bundle in his arms, alight cd on the. platform. He'looked, ar- ound the station in bcwilderment-for n while, and then inquired of !the at- tendants if there was any place in which he could stay with his children until the train goes out this evening for New York. The troubled demeanor of the an anywhere in sight to: ofTcr ,a sug- gestion. Fnally the fatherly Richards hit upon an idcn. "What havc you been Feeding the poor little thing he asked. The man produced a feeding half-filled with cold and apparently sour milk. Richards -emphatically condemned the stuff on the spot. "Don't give it any he said, don't know much about it, but I'm sure that's not the "proper stuff to feed the little creature on." I "But what I asked the man pathetically. "I'll '-tell you what to said The newly organized Ratepayers' Association inci iu the council chain- last night to 'complete 'the of organizing and for the election of the permanent officers. Aid. K. A. Cunningham was ap- pointed to the chair and in. a neat little speech declared himself to be-in sympathy with any "organization cal- culated to bring the public and the cpuncil closer, and expressed the hope that good would result from the for- mation of a Citizen's League. He bclicy'ed that something would be accomplished if undue criticism were not made. In Mr. Cunningham's opinion there should be no closed committee meet- ings. The people should know all the details of municipal work. Howard Case was after the scalps of those who are chromic hard "kick- ers" on the streets but who had no- thing to say .at a meeting where grievances should be aired. He also found fault with the training the Lord Mayor gave his son who pre- sumtuously called the League a "fledgeling." He expected to behold it as a strong bird! This same young- ster spoke disrespectfully of the "knockers" wh'6 attended the first meeting. .In his inauguration address Davi King explained that he. had started the .movement, because he had been asked to take "kicks" to the council, and laid down as his first rule that no private matter or individual spite could he brought before the associa- tion. He hoped all would take a propor view of the aims of the league and thus help it to be a help to the coun- cil, lie asked for the cooperation of all that the work might be conduct- ed in a straight forward, manly way. The fee to become a member of "the league was fixed at oac Aftcr" s'omo discussion "as to a7nahic for the organization it decided that it-should be called "The Leth- bridge Ratepayers' Association." The, secretary was asked to com- municate with the Citizen's League at Calgary and procure a copy of their bylaws for consideration at tho next meeting. The bilkers ,vero elected: President, David Vice-president, Howard Case. Secretary, J. L. Caldcr. Treasurer, .Tqhn .IVodie. Barclay, lluch- Staflord, Daniels, ilktchett, and the a.wkward care with whiclvhu carried the bundle in his arms caused Richards, and he told him. The re- sult was that with a few minutes the matron at the Italian boarding house on Osborne street had agreed to take the baby in.-, charge and wash and feed it, till .this evening. And .when a 'Witness' representative left the sta- tion at noon, the bereaved father was brushing up his_other three lit- tle ones in the immigration sheds. under the direction of the aforesaid .Home q'-iestienirig, nntl reply the to the astonishment of the at- tendants, unwrapped his bundle and exhibited a new-born "Where did you get he was asked. "It is he replied. "Yes, but whcre's the "She is dead." Jn good Knglish the man told his sad story. He was, he said, a nat- uralized American hut had been working during the past winter in the coal mines in Alberta. Ten days ago his .wife died in'giving birth ijto the baby. He buried away in Alberta, and was now tak- ing the baby and his three other lit- tlc'children to his sister in New York. At this point the newly-born burst into n. loud squall, as if to show that it was very much alive despite its tender, age. The fallier tried in vain to comfort it, and a dozen of the station stafT stood around, and scratched thctf. heads in perplexity ns to what ought to done. There was not a single worn- Richards. Adam Withers, xWiotfaml, Hagell and Hedges. At the conclusion of the :tion Aid. Cunningham gave a detail- ed account of tKe condition of the fire, department and of the intended improvements. He asked for the co- operation of, the citizens along this line and .hopod they would look fav- orably upon the bylaw' when it came before them. One feature in connection with the new fire hall mentioned by Mr. Cun- ningham met with the hearty appro- val of the meeting, providing accommodation "-.for the brigade, which would tend to increase its effi- ciency. Asked as to whether the gymnas- ium and amusement hall provided for the firemen would take the placo of a general 'dub room which is at j present bfing spoken of, Mr. Cun-1 ningham said, that the fire hull equip] ment would not embrace or conflict with such a scheme on the part of the city as a .wholf. The firemen however, would be at lilwrty to: in-. ,vite their friends. 7 The matter of a..public hall for the city was mentionwl by several of. those present. As a result Howard Case gave no- tice, of a.motion to he brought in at next meeting to. trie effect thai a res- olution ,be passed1-'asking the council to consider the matter with a view The next meeting of the league will be held on April 15th, unless otherwise notified through the press. 25o. one Insertion, (j> liuiertioiw f 1.00 for cfcurch. Please slate qualifukiiori-, Apply E.- U. Kylands, chairman Board of agei-s; v." A YOUNG with light housework and in tUkinf .care of baby, Apply Mrs: F, J. liaroness Road. TO RENT A SEVKN HOUSE, fur- nished, modern, in -residential 'district of city. Apply "Box aid Offiqp. -t.f, The above illustration is from ti photograph showing the erectic n of this bridge with CMDOGX'S BEST PLOUGH MIRE ROPES 1} in diameter, also Specially Flexible Crane Ropes, used with Patent Wire Rope Blocks, sold by GEO. CRADOCK CO. Wire Rope Manufacturers Wire Drawers, Rod Rollers, and Makers of class Mining and Alloy Steels WAKEFIELD, ENGLAND LONDON OPPICE-7 EAST INDIA AVENGE. E.G. Sole Agents for Western Canada mm mm mm m, All .Standard Sizes of Wire Rope Carried in stock Mining Supplies, Steam Fittings, Steel Rails, etc., etc. o o TO LET FURNISHED ROOMS. Mrs. J. A, Young, corner Tximpas Smith, 93 6 TO RENT FURNISHED HOUSE, 8 rooms, contrally located. Apply J. A; Young, cor nor Bompas and Smith. WANTED An boot and shoe sales- man. Must be an active steady man, good stock keopev and a hustler.' Ap- ply Manager, Hudson's Bay Cora- 95-0 LOST A PAIR of ladies' sealskin gaunt- lets. Please leave "at Hipinbotnam'a Drug Store. TO RENT TWO OFFICES in ;JligmbothAm Block. FOR SALE On and after March: '25th, at Fur- man's livery stable, 20 "head of .well broken work horses, weighing .from Ibs. up. .ge-0 TO LET FURNISHED ROOMS-Mrs. A. E. Stewart 412 Burdett St. 94-3 A WAR OF WORDS Mr. Taylor claimed that the inde- Utlawa, Unt., Apni feature of the. House of Commons today was the of an interim supply bill of being one quarter of the estimate in Order that Mr; Fielding may have money to carry on the business of the country for the next which begins tomorrow. JVfr. ;Bennet mide a number of charges against the government of maladministeration, if not something worse. He was taken to task by the Hon. Mr. Paterson, who said he could not understand the constant levelling of charges without of Parliament act had been violated by Mr. Stewart, senior member for Ottawa who .had received money as sin agent for the boiler inspection and insurance company of Canada. 'Mr. Stewart's answer was" that the cheques to which Mr. .Taylor referred were for renewals of insurances effected in many instances twenty-five years ago. Since he had been a member of the House he denied mfluence had been exerted by himself to back them General Teaming When you require your gardens ploughed, your yards cleaned up, sellars dug. or any other teaming lone, SEE ITS, or phone 201, or J1r6p a card in the office, your order will receiveonr prompt atten- tion. CUAL must be paid for delivery. Res idence a ml stable sast of the barracks.> TAYLOR, Lethbridge I JOHN WOLFE WANTS PEACE IN UTAH Alberta Member tonsures the Politi ciani AcroM the Line The Card.ston Star has the following about John P., taken from a Utah paper. Utah .needs fewer of the knockers she has and more boosters like John of Cardaton, Canada. He sees clearly that Utah has not grown, can never grow as long as there ia suh vicious contests in the state He wouldn't put a dollar here, and the number that would, or do, arc few. Mr. 'Wbolf says, "get together." pull together, forget the crazy relig- ious-political crank, bury the hatchet and grow. He believes Senator Smoot should either cut out hia apos- lleship or his good of the state demands it. Once this is done let larger men, the busi- ness interests of the state, get to- gether and forcibly demand that the miserable, ungodly ranting, back-bit- your eyes will repay you well for it. If you of necessity have to use them a good deal a scientifically chosen pair of glasses worn while you work will help you 5m- mensely. There is no, accurate way of getting glasses, except to have your eyes examined and to have a pair made to suit you. That is our business. .Will you call? Our optician .will attend to your case. R. A. WRIGHT, The Jeweler HANDFORD Coal, Ice and DRAYfflG Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral I> TEUEP.HONE: 63 4 f f 4 t SALESLADY WANTED A smart experienced saleslady for dry goods department. be ca- pable and must Wave had good ex- perience. Apply, Manager, The Hud- son's Co. Stores. 90-6 BUSINESS FOR .SALE FOR Feed and' Boarding Stable. Dray line hection in live 'town of six hundred on Prince Albert branch, Canadian Northern. Would consider for part. Box Office. J37-26 SALE CHOICE KANCH AND COAL .MINE ON ST. jMARY'S- sisting of 733 acres, situate in the South of Township 7; Range 21, West of the 4th Meridian, with miles of.frontage on St. Mary's river, 3 living springs on the property, 5 roomed house concrete veneered, cor- rals, stablus, root house and cow sheds, etc. Included in the above are 51 acres of coal mining-lands which have Lethbridge AlU.' Any even numbcrca aeclion of Do- minion lands iu Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting S ami 26, not reserved, may be homestead- cd by any person who is the sole head of a family, or any male over IS year.- of age, to the extent of one-quarter section of 160 acres 'more or less. Application for eniry must be made in person by the applicant at a Do- minion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency for the district in, which the land i> situate. Entry by proxy may, how- ever be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the father, mother, son. daughter, brother or sister of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- Coal mining rights ol tne Dominion form ithe homestead duties under one 1 in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, of the following j the Vukon TerrilorVy the SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REG- ULATIONS I Do You deed Furniture? If so we carr. save you frpin 10 to 15 per cent over any other source. Equally low prices prevail in oar other de- partments. -Curtains, Carpei and Bugs, Pictures, Sewing Machines and Pianos, Baby Carriages. Its sel- ling for cash that makes these savings. The Turpin Furniture Co. THE HOME OF BIG VALUES ing and hair-pulling be stopped for- ever. He believes that strong senti- ment in favor of broadness and liber- ,y, both politically religiously, would result in a progressive Utah, and certainly a happier Utah. Mr. Woolf comes from a section there is little or no contention of any kind, where the people are unit- ed for progress and greater welfare of the whole and he necessarily finds contact with Utah's conditions dis- agreeable beyond measure. Just how much_ more intolerable it is to tho same man who lives in the midst of this contention, who hUs it for break- fast, dinner and supper and hears it on the gramophone and telephone at night, is easier .imagined .than des- cribed. But until we have lost a host of men in Utah like John W. Woolf, there is not likely to be any and may a kindly Providence help us all to bear.it. mm MI 111n 111 ii HI. i1111 ni ii1111111 n 111 DROWNED IN DUNDAS Dnudas, Ont., April l. Phantom, an Englishman, 24 years! old, was drowned in Desjardines canelj yesterday and Charles I a companion, was rescued after a hard jstnjfflc. OPERA HOUSE ONE SOLID WEEK, with SATURDAY MAT- IN EE. commencing ftpril6 Return of the Favorites Arington Comedians AW tMr frut POUUnOt SISTERS LAMES' ORCHESTRA In a Series of Entirely New Plays PEOPLE: TW Oem tod OUro, BfEZ, ODY, mi HELEN b? fe Ordwstn ever; at 8 t'ckck (jrtim mo M S.30. him, 50c, 75c .00 now Mkat usaal ptece Territories and British may- be leased for a term of twenty-one years at an annual rental of fl an acre. Not more than acres will be leased to one applicant. Application for a lease must be the "ghts ap" (1) At least six months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in each year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on farming land owned solely bv him, not lesf-. t A n i made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of than eighty (80) acres in extent, in B t, t T the district i; the vicinity of his homestead. Joint; ownership of land will not meet thi.-; l> are requirement. i In syrveycd territory the land (3) If the father (or mothfr. if tho i must be by sections, or le- father is deceased) of a homesteader igal subdivisions-of sections, and in has permanent residence on farming Iunsurvcyed territory the tract land owned solely by him, not for shal1 staked out- than eighty (80) acres in extent, in 1 Each aPPhcation must be accom- the vicinity of the homestead, or by a fee of be on a homestead entered for by him in Irefunded if the ri8hts Ior are the vicinity, such homesteader may I not available. but not otherwise, A perform his own residence duties by i sna11 De Pftid the living with the father (or j ehantable output ol the mine'at tht (4) The term "vicinity" in the two j rate o{ five cents ton- preceeding paragraphs is defined Every ot coal wining righU meaning not more than nine miles in which are not being operated ja direct line, exclusive of the -width' furnish the district Agent of Domin- j of road allowances crossed in thi 1 'on Lands with a awom statement to measurement. that effect at least once in esch year. (5) A homesteader intending tor The lease will include the perform his residence duties in ac- mining rights only, but the leseejaiay cordance with the above while living I be permitted to purchase whatever -H-r i i 11 i i >'t flit with parents or on farming land own- ed by himself must notify the Agent for the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. CORT, Deputy of the Minister of the t Interior. publication of available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the workiaf of the mine at the rate of an acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary of the Department of the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent of Dominion Lands. W, "W. COKY, Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication ol this advertisement will not be advertisement will ttoi be p 11 or. !or. ;