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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDOE, AtTA., SATURDAY, APRIL 3, IM9. THEMOLSONSBANK1 Established 1855 Capital (Paid Up) Reserve Fund HEAD OFFICE MONTREAL 68 BRANCHES IN CANADA U.S.' Exchange Bought and Sold at Lowest Kates Accounts of All Kinds Carried upon Favorable Terms SA VINGS DEPARTMENT Deposits of and upwards received. Interest allowed from date of deposit at highest rates Lethbridfe Branch, Rcdpatk St. K. D. JOHNSON, Manager KING EDWARD AS A PEACE-MAKER Europe's Greatest Diplomat Wins Hearts Of People T. E. PATTERSON, Office. Oliver Block. Phone 287. NO MORE OPIUM May Enter United States Except for Medicinal Purposes Washington, April today Berlin, March public opinion has set down many diploma- tic triumphs to the score of Kiiu? j Edward, more perhaps than is quite palatable to the great panjandrums. 01 the British Foreign Oflice, whose young men In confidential moments will speak ecstatically of the king's skill in carryong out the counsel of bis advisers. King Edward's tact is proverbial: nis diplomacy is becoming traditional; these two qualities re- cently united to win for him what must be reckoned his greatest success since ascending the throne. The State visit paid by King Edward and Queen Alexandra to the German Em- peror and his consort was from start to finish a most brilliant success, un- marred by the slightest cloud, and the merits for this are solely and ORDER YOUR '-neither opium nor any mixture nor _ Coal from Phone! cbmpound containing ophw in any I alone due to the King. 287. Best and: form can te legally brought into the cleanest on the United States or any of its undertaken were far from pro- delivery at your j possessions except for strictly medi- marr and weight guaranteed. j cinal purposes. The term for meci- leinal purposes only" used in the law The auspices under which the visit raising. The event was fixed at meeting between Uncle" and Nephew at Wilhems-hohe last summer, before DELAY IN BUYING 'CITY PRO- is declared to mean for the treatment j tjxe Balkan acrobatics of the. aspiring hiffVipr nrices tomorrow. TM-o-irontinn nf riispasa of man or other thrown Kurooe into petty mrtms higher prices tomorrow. Any locality on easy Buy today, terms FARM LANDS. WILL SELL ON crop, payment plan or spread over a term of years at 6 per cent. NOT TAKE ANY CHANCES OF being burned out. Now is ttoe time to insure yaur house and furniture. Lowest board rates. YOU WANT A HEINTZMAN PIANO. The best is none too good for you. Buy a Heintzman and you will be satisfied. Easy terms or discount for cash. Orders and correspondence so- licited. Phone No. 287. _________ CHARGED WITH MURDER Stratford, Ont., 2-AJoysusu Green was today cha .god with in connection with the death of Alex. Sutherland -whose was f or.d at the hack door of the House February 26th last. prevention of disease of man or other animal. 'Smoking-opium will be seiz- ed forthwith and destroyed "as an il- legal importation. A DOUBLE WEDDING Toronto, April interesting announcement was made last night in Massey Hall of the. coming marriage of the two daughters of Commission- er Coombs of the Salvation Army. Both young ladies are captains in the Army, one being attached to the Training School and the other to Aehrenthal had thrown Europe consternation. The dire necessity of politics which had compelled Primvj Buellow to allow the ship of the Ger- man Empire to drift entirely. into Aastria's wake also imposed the ob- ligation 011 the German Government, willy nilly, of joining in the yeloinef of the Vienna press at Great Bri- tain's policy in the Balkans. Of course, the usual Anglo-German press amenities regarding naval topics wore proceeding as merrily as usual, while over all lay the weight of the crisis conjured up by the luckless the correspondence department at j "Kaiser interview" in the London headquarters. They are to marry two j Daily Telegraph. brothers. Brigadier and Staff Capt. Right up to the eve of the visit the Army. The doublfi j German sadly .undis- take place in Massey cipiined. band where national politics Morris of the wedding is to Hall on the night of Saturday, April Oth, which if the eightieth birthday, of General'Booth. The announce- ment of the double -wedding was are at peevish and sullen, and only those who, knowing their Pappenheimers, had eyes to read be tween the could interpret their made by Commissioner Coombs. attitude right. The peevishness was -t- Where Do You Buy YOU R 4 4- LUMBER DON'T YOU KNOW If you once try us the other fellows will have more time to. rest? A Satisfied Customer is the Best Advertisement 4- .4- 4- 4 4- 4 I the attempt to assert the indifference of public opinion to the cominc visit; the sullenness, the expression of Ger- many's independence from any favors which Royal Edward might be dis- posed to confer. The auspices were bad, desperatclv bad, and an eminent, British official expatiated to the writer on the risk of fixing such important events so long in advance. hinted greaUv at the excuse the state of th- King's health might perhaps provide for a postponement of the visit. Of- ficialdom, press, public opinion, were all wrong. King Edward, in the farj; of medical advice set out at tho out at the height of a cold wave on his journey across the Channel to manifest, as he afterwards put it in his toast at the state banquet, that his coining: signified not closeness of the ties uniting the Bri- tish and German ruling houses, but the expression desire for the consolidation of f -s tween the two peoples. PUBLIC DELIGHTED i In juiftice to German public opinion it must be admitted that both before and after the visit the Berlin popula- tion was more interested in. as afterwards "delighted with, the pet- son of Edward 'VII, than a perual of the capital's newspapers would per mit one to suppose. All parties in the City Council were unanimous in welcoming the visit, and Uie I-srtre crowds which assembled at tne sta- tion on the day of the arrival of tbe British guests, and which lined tbe route taken by the Royal procession, furnished abundant proof, that Ber- lin was, at least, curious to see the stranger within her gates. As things were, it was probab.y Queen Alexandra who lent to the 'King and Queen's reception on their first appearance here, a note of warmth which was unexpected. Queen Alexandra looked charming, youncer i than ever, and she accepted the plau dits of the crowd with a winning smile which captivated all hearts bv storm. But to the man in tbe street King Edward was the clou of the j processdon- His skill in "welding >the iron ring about as tbe more fantastic editorial writers delighted to put it, had cast abowt him, a kind of Machiavellian charm. The German newspaper reader has come'to think of "der Onkel Eduard'' sitting up at night over a twentv mark cigar working out schemes to the undoing of the German Empire. And this was he! This grey pire. And'this was he! This grey bearded old gentleman in the light blue German Dragoon uniform, with a back as straight as any Prussian general's, listening with obvious in- terest to the Kaiser's explanations of modern Berlin, The courtly little speech of thanks for the Obergermei- ster's address of welcome and the .graceful gesture indicating the Em- as the agent responsible for af- fording the speaker the chance to see the beautiful City of all went, straight home to the hearts of the Berliners. HEACETNG THE PEOPLE If King Edward never nas another opportunity of showing what he learn ed of men and manners during his long apprenticeship, his reputation for doing the right thing in the right place would stand on the evidence of his Berlin visit alone. The idea of qisiting the City Hall was maslerly and sealed the success of tne four days' festivities. It is an old Berlin tradition for the chief burgomaster and the city councillors to greet anv foreign sovereign visiting the city at Berlin's official entrance, the Branden burg Gate. Here, exposed to wind and weather, in all the ghastly inao- propriateness of daylight evening dress, the, city fathers are wont to take their stand, hat in hand, to welcome the coming- guest. Countless? numbers of monarchs have received the municipal before King Edward have returned it. The official reason for King Edward's vi- sit to the city was the reception jri- ven at Guildhall by the Loni Mayor in honor of the Kaiser on his visit to London in 1907, but the King recognized the enormous signifi- cance for good or his first visit to Imperial Berlin. He knew that the lever must be laid, not court or in the Ministries, but among the people, the middle class, upon which, more and Germany is beginning to rest and in, to whose hands is given, when all is said and done, the final decision as to peace and war. So the King went to tbe Rathaus, simply in an automobile, without military escort. Out of compliment to German ways he wore Prussian uniform; brought his English and German suites of honor. The Rathaus was blotted out of ex- istence under marks' worth of carnations and hyacinths. About 51'0 invitations were issued and about applications for tickets refused In view of the enthusiasm with which the King's acceptance of the invitation was wclcom ed, his Majesty's success was assur- ed. The actual ceremony was infor- mality itself. Edward arrived and was ushered into the great hall of the Rathaus, where, in the midst. of the assembled company, stood a llower-luden table a goblet. It cannot be an easy taskj to drink strong wine out of a vessel under the scrutiny of some '500 pairs of eyes. But the Royal guest rose to the occasion with that ease of manner which in itself would have been sufficient to gain for him the title of the fourth 'ioorgo. that of the First Gentleman of Europe. With an appreciative nod to the re- spectful murmur of the chief bureo- j master, "Stemberger Cabinet. 186S" j he- raised the cup, with a little as- j scmbled cup, with a little bow to the j assembled company, and quaffed it to j the divgs. j GENUINE WELCOME I OF CANADA IvUH It Sive by opeaiaf Savings them in the Union Give them a good help them to1 make regular, even if small deposits, and you will be giving them a training in thrift that will stand by them through life. We welcome small as well as large deposits, and every Depositor can be sure of the most courteous treatment from our staff. opens a Savings Account. Interest at highest current rate paid at regular intervals. LETHBRlDGE BRANCH: -J. Anderso.i, Manager. appeared they were cheered in a fashion unfamiliar to those who acquainted with the Berliner's phlec- matic, not to say surly, attitude to- wards the kings and princes of the earth. It was obvious from the first that the political importance of the visit, lay very largely in the personal note in other words, in the manner of. the King's reception by the people of Ber lin. The political situation between England and Germany possesses as'a matter of concrete fact, no points of difference, and so the visit offered no occasion, for anything beyond a gen- oral but very thorough discussion of the policy of the countries. TELEPHONE TRAIN DESPATCHING Then the more prominent of the City Council and the Free Ci-' tizens were presented, and for each and sundry the King had a sundry word. To Prof. Koch he spoke of thte Anglo-German co-operation in East Africa in the campaign against the sleeping sickness; to old Geheun- rat Hera he made a jocular reference tc that fine old gentleman's habit 6t riding daily in the Tiergarten, des- pite his 82 years. He praised Rathaus, admired the decorations, talked about Berlin, the cleanliness of her streets, the growth of her traf fie, the beauty of her Tiergarten. When City Councillor Michelet. a sturdy old Berliner of 72 years, pro- posed the customary "hoch" for "Ed ward VII. King of Great Britain and the shout that went uD fairly shook the rafters and made the windows rattle. The good impres- sion was confirmed a day later when it was announced that 'decorations had been conferred on the chief bur- gomaster and several prominent city officers. effect of the city visit was im- mediately forthcoming. If there had been any doubt as to the warmth of people's feelings for the English vis- itor they were from then, on allay- ed, and wherever the King or Queen C. P. R. Is Installing the System East and West S. Jenkins, General Superinten- dent C.P.R- Telegraphs, speaking re- cently of the installation of tele- phones to replace the telegraph for dispatching on the C.FJl. system, is reported to have said: "During the last few years great improvements have been made in telephone appara- tus, with the result that uses can be made of it which were not possible in earlier years. During -the last three years the C.P.R., with other roads, has been making experiments in. tbe use of the telephone for train disf patching. Early last season the tel- ephone equipment was supplied to the line from Montreal to Farnham a very busy section, and the success of the test was so marked that the equipment was continued to Newport Early m the year Mr. Whyte, Second Vice-President, who keeps in the clos t est touch with all new developments, asked me for estimates for certain sections of western lines. As a suit, appropriations were secured for the immediate installation of tele- phone equipment on two important sections, namely, from Winnipeg, to- Brandon. 133 miles, and from Swift j Current to Medicine Hat, 150 miles. Heavy copper metallic circuits will he provided, two heavy copper wires ing strung on each section. These i circuits will be entirely self-contain- ed, the signalling and talking att "be- ing done on the same pair of wires." It was recently reported that the C.P.R. proposed to extend the pres- ent area-of telephone dispatchine: on the Eastern Division, by installing: it between Montreal and Ottawa, but we are officially advised that there is no such intention and that such a proposition has not received con- sideration as yet. FIRE AT NIAGARA Niagara Falls, Ont., Ajril T. Hender's hardware store wag damag- ed to the" extent of by fire to- day, caused by gasoline leaking down, on a burning gas jet. Dr. Van's French Female the Wife's Friend A reliable regulator; never fails. While these pills are exceedingly powerful in regulating, the generative- portion of the female system, they are strictly safe to use. Refuse vail cheap imitations. Dr. de Van's are- sold at a box, or three for JO. Mailed to any address. The ScotelJ Drug Co., St. 'Catherines, Qnt. 4- 4- -4- t- t Felt and Gravel We will have a first class outfit and experienced roof- ers prepared to lay this Permanent Roofing on good buildings this epring. Let us talk over cost with you 5, Bryan Block Place Your Orders for GRAYING 4- 4 4 4 4 Good Grades, Small Profits and Prompt 4 4 Service WILL HOLD YOUR TRADE CITIZENS' LUMBER CO. I t 4- 4- 4- 4- ....WITH.... 1JAS. FRAME I Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE 289 General Teaming When you want your cleaned up, when you want your garden plowed, if you some first-class manure for garden purposes, better dee me, or phone 201. I can sup- ply your wants. TAYLOR Get our on Corrugated Iron t Galvanized and Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying elfewhere We have just placed a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'s goods in stock OLIVER'S MKTURIIIG mm Office and Factory Car. IOVKI md IOKMI MEETS Telephone 153 Yard, St Ptoe 195 No Gas-No Smoke-No Dtst fi Ae "HECLA" FURNACE, As the mercury in a expands -with heat and cola; so Q.OCS every over'IBCtu expand and contract but in different proportions.. Steel iron in a. furnace expand and contract, but in different degrees. When the metals are joined by 'bolts and cement, the expansion and contri- tions gradually loosens the-bolts allows the cement to drop oat, and the openings left allow the dust and gaa to escape to the rooms above. In the BCECLAj- there .-are no bolts cement The joints are made by fusing the steel and iron .together at white heat just as a blacksmith welds together the pieces of a horseshoe. j The HECLA FUSED JOINTS are tight after ten years use, as before the first vras started. Send -us a roiigli plan of your house we will Sivc you an estimate of installing a HECW. FURNACE- No charee for ttU. SOLE AGENTS: The Western Tinsmithing Co. Phone 266 Next to Herald Office LETHBRlDGE P.O. Box4J7 ALTA, Patented Sectional loner Manufactured in B C.T of the very best Kiln- d.ried Lumber, in latest de- sTt'D8. Prospective builders- would do well to write nw before deciding on a bouse S. "A. Spencer AGENT ari BUILDER, MACLEOD The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET Lots North of the Railroad and West of Westminster U, FROM EACH One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum Nttfti luta! iri Mptta Ci (M ft. ;