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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 5, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LfTHURIfJOlt, ALTA., MONDAY, APRIL 6, (Ml. Duly Herald Printed br Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at ite office. Bound St., LethbridfA. Alberta, Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, rector and Editor Managing Di- Subseription RaUt Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered 2.00 Daily, three delivered Daily, one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail Daily, six months, by mail Daily, three months, by mail.. 1.00 .38 3.00 1.75 .86 Weekly Herald, one year 1.50 Addresses changed as often as de. SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office in the world FOUNDED A.O. 171O BLCCNTENABY 1910 HOME LONDON. ENGLAND RraBcb. Su ftvlldlBtf. Toroato, H. M. Rlackbum. C. B. BOWMAN, LETHBRIDGE, A GENT. 'matter according to the manner in which the suggestion is received by the people of the province. OUR POINT OF VIEW Have you got your sweet pea seec A walk around the city is a revela sired, but .both new and old address jtion even to residents of the marvel must be given. THE PUBLIC'S RIGHT Has the public any right to inter- fere in the disputes between employ- ers and employees? Any attempt on the part oi the public to be a party lous. amount of building that is be- ing done, residences being built. In all parts of the citj and business blocks are If the defunct Ten Thousand Club had lived it would have died this year anyway for the lack of a motive.- The in such a struggle is generally thousand mark v.m bc reached ed by one or both sides, who are like- i tj. y ly to say that it is a matter for them j to settle. In some industrial disput- es this is to a certain extent true. But in most cases, the public is a party in the affair, and moreover, is the party most concerned. When the trouble is over the production or transportation of actual necessities, the public is much concerned and is directly a party in the dispute. In the present coal strike, the pub- lic are much concerned. While at this season of the year and with sev- eral mines not affected by the strike, there will not likely be much acf.ui1 physical suffering, there are other ways in which the public will suf- fer. Take the case in this city and district alone, without considering the interests in the country east and which depends upon the Gait mines for fuel. There are probably seven hundred miners concerned. They lose wages every day they are out and receive in return the living allowance provided by the xinion. From the company's standpoint there is an investment of several hundred thousand dollars giving no return and the profits of several hundred tons of coal lost daily. These are the losses of the two parties directly concerned. On the other hand, there axe from ten to twenty thousand people and hundreds of- thousands probably mil- lions of dollars invested but tied up because of the strike. The building operations of the city will as far as Many citizens are already -working on the "Lethbridge beautiful" idea. There are many more who have made no start yet. Paint helps to make a place better looking. A -lot of people could help along the "Lethbridge beautiful" movement by having a coat of paint applied to their residences and fenc- Toni Longboat is a runner. Canadians still believe him to be the greatest known. But Tom has a knack of falling down just when the greatest faith is pinned on him and when he is most needed. r Side Ufihts brick buildings are concerned be suspended as brick cannot be pro- duced .without fuel. This means prac- tically the tying up of the building trades except in the case of frame structures. All over this country are scores of steam ploughing outfits which use large quantities of coal. The operation of these this spring means the development of tens of thousands of acres of land, which in the fall or nert fall at latest would produce hundreds of thousands of bu- shels of grain. That development will be prevented as long as present con- ditions obtain. >The cessation of building and of land development means a severe blow to the business interests of the city. Lethbridge mer- chants do not depend on miners' wages as much as they used to, but they do depend very largely upon his production of the coal necessary to other industries. For these reasons, it seems only right that the public should be con- sidered as a very much interested party in the present unfortunate dis- pute. As to the merits of the cases of the contending parties, the public has only an indirect interest. Their main concern is to see the mining operations resumed as speedily as possible that then: interests may not suffer. It seems to be their right then to use every influence to bring about a settlement of the strike. DIPLOMATIC COiBlENT 'Many stories have been told of Ci- priano Castro. Venezuela, ami exiled president oi of las monumental said Dr. T. H. McDonoujrh, ol San Francisco, to the Washington Herald. "During the Russo-Japan- ese war the fall of Port Arthur was being- explained to him. he exclaimed, 'with. 500 Venezuelans I could have taken It in four 'With. a thousand in one day, said the diplomatic sentative of a European power." "Castro was so pleased that it is said the diplomat succeeded the next in procuring the payment of a claim that his government had been vainly pressing for years." ONTARIO AND TELEPHONES Ontario is preparing to fall in line with Alberta and the other prairie provinces with regard to the tele- phone question. As in other provinc- es, in Ontario, the Bell Telephone Co., practically has the monopoly of the telephone business. During the last six or seven years, however, there has been a rapid development of in- dependent rural telephone systems. Nearly every county in the province has one or more of these lines. Some times these join their exchanges so as to increase the distance of com- munication but as yet one cannot talk very far over the independent lines. ITie Bell holds the mon- opoly. The independent companies had to put up a. big fight to secure the privilege of having their phones placed in railway stations, but the Bell will not, exchange messages yet. The telephone is becoming more and more an absolutee necessity'for the farmer and the opposition to a monopoly of this public utility is fast growing. For obvious reasons the Bell Co. is opposed to the extensions of their rural system. feeler for public senti- ment in the matter, I. B, Lucas, M. P, B. for Centre Grey, who is one of the most prominent members of the government party, is introducing into the Assembly an address to the Gov- ernor-General, asking him to lay bftfOTft Hhft Dominion fhe desire of the Ontario House for Fed- eral legislation making possible the expropriation by this Province of the propertr of all companies carrying on telephone businew inside On- tario, or, in the alternative power to and Mfalate such no dovbi that fhe Gov-j at Toronto will for the A very pretty wedding took place in Knox Charch on Wednesday even- March 25th, when a large num- ber of guests and friends witnessed the marriage of Elizabeth Agnes, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Campbell, to Mr. Alvin Ripley, of Lethbridge, Alta. As the strains of Mendelssohn's wedding- march being played by Miss J. Kennedy, the bride entered the church leaning on the arm of her father. The bride was attended by her Wil- lena Campbell, and the groom by Mr. John M, Hoss, cousin of the bride. Just before the ceremony was performed Mr. H. E. Fair sang very sweetly "The Voice That Breathed O'er Eden." The brjde looked handsome in a cream silk embroidered crepe de Empire gown with trimmings of sat- in and lace over taffeta, with bridal veil; she carried a shower bouquet of cream roses and ferns. The bridesmaid was becomingly at- tired in a pink dimity Empire flfown with satin trimmings and hat to match.; she carried a bouquet of pink carnations. The ushers were Messrs. R. B. Ross and Burns Campbell. After the ceremony which was per- formed by Rev. James Barber, pas- tor of the church, the company ad- journed to the residence of the bride's; parents, where congratulations were received by the happy couple. The large company subsequently sat down to a sumptuous wedding1 dejeu- ner. The tables were handsomelv decorated with pink and white car- nations. Tie groom's gift to the bride was a pearl sunburst, and to the brides- maid a beautiful pearl ring and tn groomsman anU .ushers and organist each a pearl pin. The happy couplo left on the midnight express for Tor- onto, Niagara Falls, and Kingston. The bride's going away gown was a tailored suit of taupe grey striped Broadcloth with hat to.match. The session of Knox Church presented Mr. and Mrs. Ripley with a hand- somely bound Bible, as they were the first couple married in the church.... The brkie received many beautiful and costly gifts, showing the high es- teem in which she is held. Mr. and Mrs. Ripley will remain east for six weeks and on their re- turn will spend a few days here be- fore leaving for their home in the Courier. Mr. Thomas Ross of Warner, who has been, to Salt Lake City, has re- turned. He brought his newly wedd- ed wife back with him. KIDNEY DISEASE COMES ON QUIETLY. Perhaps no organs work hudar thuw kidneys to pnwenre the oi body most people are troubled with ktod of Kiduwy CoaipUmt, but do not it. It may h ive been in system for time. There may been welling of the and uxklae, of uriawy such as brick dust deposit in the urine, highly colored scanty or cloudy urine. bladder puns, frequent or urina- tion, burning sensation when urinating, etc. Do not neglect any of these symptoms, for, if vrill eventually lead to Car Of Dropsy and Diabetes. OQ thefiretiigi: of anyth-ng wrong Dou'v Kidaey should be taken. They go to the seat of trouble, strengthen the and kelp Ihem to filter the blood properly and iluah off all the iaipuntiea which cause kidney trouble. Miss Albertha B. Clarke, Stony Creek, Ont., writes I was with kidney trouble for several years; my back -was weak, I had such terrible headaches, and was so restless I could not sle-.jp at night and tried everything without any benefit. Meantime a friend advised me to try Doan'a Kidney Pills, so I got four and they completely cured me. I uo-.v feel as well as I erer did and would" adv-so everyone suffering from Kidney Disease to try them." Price 50 cts. per box, or 3 for all dealers or The T. Milburn Limited, Toronto, Ont. When ordering specify Fit-Reform Spring Overcoats There's nothing in Canada with which to compare these Overcoats. No Merchant Tailor can dupli- cate them in style, workmanship or value. Gray tod BUck Cheviot and VICUM Ovecoiti to The name "Fit-Reform" in a garment means the truest economy, just as it means the finest tailoring. Raymond Sugar On Track Today The Bentley Co, Ltd. utf Retail Phone ii UTHIIUE Free Estimates on the lumber for your house, barn or granary. We guarantee the quality of all the McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Agents for Lethbridse. Imperial JVank of Canada Capital Authorized Capital PaFd Up Rest HEAD D. R: WiLKIE Prefjident. HON. ROBERT JAFFRAY Vice-Prea. Accounts of Corporations, Municipalities, Merchants, Fazmeri and Private Individuals invited. SAVINGS attention is given to Savings Bank Accounts. Deposits of-. f 1.00 and' upwards received and inter- est allowed at current rate from date of deposit. Lethbridge Branch, W. R. SEATLE, Manaftr. Begin Block, Bound St., beside Bentley's Store. we sell No Order too Large No Ordsr too Small Lumber delivered to any .part of the. city The South Alberta Lumber Co. Ltd. 1-TtM i City Yard- South of Ellison Mill Jvtt arrived to-day with a Hue car of HORSES READY FOR WORK J. F. RODGKRS Apply for Particulars RCDGCRS Sale Stables Wood St. LETHBRIDGE STIRLING I! AND DISTRICT City Property, Business Sites, Farm Lands, and Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE R.A.Davis Stirling PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. g. QALBRAITH-Physiciaa, Burgeon. Accoucher. a.m., 1-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 014 Red- 8t. Phone 63. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEAN! Street.- a.m.- 1-3. 7-8. DR. A. and rooi.-s. Stafford Block. Office Jt2, Phone night tod day 277. DR. J. E. LOVERING-Physician. Surgeon, Accaucher, Block. 9 a.m., to 1. 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day and night. 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist. Eye. Ear. Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge. Alta. Office a.m., 8-5 p.nj.. 7.8' p.m. DENTISTRY OR. O. j. eoURTlbE'- Deoliii Graduate of Northwestern Universi ty, Chicago, 111. Office Rooms 11 and 12, Macdonald Block. UNDERTAKING H. Morris, con- tractor for the moving of buildings. Will work under contract or by the day. Office Crabb St., 1st north-of A. Southard's residence. TO THE PUBLIC J We have bought out the Star Transfer Co Draying Dutfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for promptly satisfactorily. Goal, delivered promptly. Cath on delivery. J. S. Piilfesw i J.-..v Office in Nairn ft GowY Store Royal Collieries Coal HUGH TAYLOR, Agent will fill orders promptly. Weight and quality guar- anteed. A trial order solicited PHONE 287 Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PHON 63 ADDISON Under- takers and Embalmers. The oldest established business in the city. Phone 102. Office and residence. 321 Crabb St. Parlors open day and night. T. S. DI- RECTOR AND EM BALM riages and- new and up to date. Parlors opposite fire half. Open day and night. P- O. Box 493. Phone 369. MUSIC MADAM Pi- aniste, organ and voice produc tib'n. Visits receives preparatory or advanced. Coackini for exams. Howard House, Urabb 'Street. R. Cooper, con- cert baritone. At rSerty for con- certs, At Homes, etc. Por termi apply., Lethbridge, Alta. I W., fl. painter, j house painter, paper. hanger, sign writer, etc. 25 "Arjjyle Ave. Phone -124. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. .Capital Yin ancial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA. 8s C MR. ALBERT of Dr. Briggs. M.A., Song 'Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Chaa. Hancock, Esq., F.R.C.O., L.E A.M-, Organ and Theory. Voice culture, pipe organ, piano, harmony and S9QS singing. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. Terms oh application. Box 690, Leth bridge, Alta. JOHANNES H. MACMILLIAN-Pa- pil of Henri yerbruggen, cf Italy; Carl Simins; of Berlin, Get. many. High; Class Scotch music s> .specialty., Open Jor..reaitala, bin- guets, .concerts, etc. For. terms Collieries, Eethbridge. LEGAL L. M. JOHNSTONE-Barrieter and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bank.: Lethbridge. W. C. Banis- ter, etc. Office; Southard Block. ARROAV LAKE OR6 HARDS THE DEADLY MICROBE Of disease larks in hand books of tlie cir- culating library type, our's are new. In Cloth Binding of "has been" Copyright Novels are retailed at 50c each. They rere each when ran our Nord- CO Q DC O cc O O QC CC A Letter from "One of Our Satis- Purchasers." The following is a copy of a letter received from Mr. R. W. Wallaice who was a farmer at Claresholm and who accompanied one of our excur- sion parties and purchased fifty land from .us last fall. He spent -the winter visiting the fruit districts in tbe States and is now settled on his land at Burton City, Arrow Lakes. Palisade, Colorado, March 11, 1909. Dear Mr. Freeman, This is a frnit country, a which one solid orchard. These or- chards sell'at p6r acre. The: elevation is feet above sea. level. They have to irrigate and water coats acre per year. There is no reason why Arrow Lake lands should not bring as much in time as these lands. I am satisfied that we can produce as much and as good fruit there, and without irrigation. Burton Valley will be another Palisade if the people who are interested hi land there do their part." SIGNED: YOUM trnly, K. W. WALLACE. Are you interested in fruit growing? Are you interested in fishing? Are you interested in shooting? Are you interested in making Are you interested in boating? Are you interested a home with all these desirable characteris- tics. "If ao; join one of our excarsionsand see for yourself the country, where, you can have all these things at once. "Seeing is believing." Those who have seen believe, so will you. Our excursion party was too crowded. Oar next on the I4th of April" is filled and we cannot take any more on that date. We propose- to run a second section of this party about the 18th April. Drop in and get full information. '_. The Arrow Lake Orchards M. FREEMAN Office, 3 4, Whttnty Block, Lethbridce 30 O LETHBBfOQE c.: e. ts on tbe second and fourth Tues- y of :mohth at 8.16 pjn. CONYBEARE JONES-C. F. P. Conybewe, K.C., B. Mortou Jones, B.C.L. BarrieterB, aolicitora. etc. Offices: Conybeare Block. Lethbridge. AlberU. H. A. J. Solicitor, Notary. Boom 14 Staf- ford.BJk.V SURVEYING _ _ Secretary LODGE m O 3C 33 O 00 ALBERTA, Sons of tnglanl Benefit Societ) Meets in the Oddfsdllows' Hall every first and third Wednesday in -the mouth r-at 8 "p.m.. For full .particulars .apply W. J. Wade, Fred T. Box ST. HAM ILTON and' Surveydrs; Hoom 4, Whitnej ARCH iTECTtf AND CONTRACTORS F. B. ROLFSON-Architect. Whitney Stock. Room i. A. iBlock; Bedpath Street. Lethbridge'Aha. ARROW LAKE ORCHARDS Meets Ui aid 3rd inKlofF Hall at e o'clock. Viiitinjj brethren are cordially invited. 24-1y W. M. Calgary and Lethbridge. Specialist m'Ftreprpol. ing, sanitation, heatfng tion. Ernest ,E. Carver, M.B.A.A.. A.A.I.C., Etc.r Lethbridge Bryan Block. and build er. Estimates cbeerfolly fiVen. pairs and executed at the shortest notice. Box 780, Letb- GUI NCIDIQ, WJ. THI HI HALO WANT AD. IRIMO tXOtUtNT RUULTS-OIVt TNtM A THY OUT A.F. It A.M., Q.R.A. Lethbridfe Refular ftifht, the third Thurtday Of each JDonth io the M.sonio Hall, P. Block, at 8 p.m. Visitinf bwthren will aL ways receire a i. C: Mestet, W.M. Q. V. Btorkey, F. O; FRED. ROONEY AND W. HOLT and builders. mateo furnished free. and alterations promptly attended to. All..work guaranteed. Box 98, bridge. R. E. cnfl and contractor. Lifhtifif and pow. er installations. Piaiw; apd cations. ...Office McKeowu'i wareV: Phone 808. Hard Ctmp No. ID to Oddfeltowf Hall _ and fourth of tht month. Wlsitfttf oesfhton will aK ways rfcetWs a fistiif O, W. laalwr, W. A. Dtektov; Otrtl. H. FOR BEST WORK-Apply to WU- liam Witts, buildtr and contrictor. Londou Road. 1( years Estimates free. PEACE METAL WEATHER JSTRIP will last a lifetime. 8evw storm sasb; drafts, dost and tmoke. R. J, TJunpsoik, P. 0. Box MS. 7MI QCORQC BEATtm-Contracfcr and builder. Int. Bopairioi and alkntioM a Ttsfi- porary office City Bakery, Ford or Box CHy, I. tAKlN HAFHCM STtMOO. ;