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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Lethbridge Herald PRINTING CO., LTD. W. MuuLgbg Director and of this great convenience, pcj- icy under private ownership was to hold off building' new lines until there was a "practical certainty of a profit. SUBSCRIPTION in Advance Other a year a year ADVERTISING Per Month per Inch Tho' Alberta government will A COLLAPSED "SCANDAL" PAIGN. CAM- (Winnipeg Press.) The collapse of the timber berths "scandal" .campaign at Ottawa Uis-j closes these false-alarm sleuths, Mess rs. Ames, Foster et al., as being notj ABOUT.. DAD'S Ihe Lord Mayor's Sen COLEMAN the commission idea as adopted by Manitoba in the conduct of the gov- ernment telephone system. A commission is too expensive and too cumbersome. the private company idea be well advised if it keeps away from j ridiculous but contemptible. All their clamour when they were tongue so loudly is serving now to make their present plight'all the: more a matter claiming the attention' of the whole Dominion. They start-! followed and appoint a thoroughly j ed out "f villifiers and calumniators competent and experienced man as general manager. him under-! insinuations and mudu'a great outcry with their and assertions. Thev stand that he is to conduct the bus- j imputed fiross wrong-domg to Dom- iness to make moaey for the province I inion officials and members of Parlia- and provide a good service for thejment; and' carrk'd along by their FEATHER IN ALBERTA'S CAP The Alberta Government deservos all the credit for tho Jiell Telephone 'subscribers. Co.'s abandonment of the western responsible for the gener, Foster parties ardor in slander, they went to the aljaaaagement of the system the hero of. Alberta instituted a telephone sys- tem of its own and_made such a suc- of it tliat the Bell Co. real- ized that it had an oppon- ent ia the business that was bound get the support of the people and that sooner or later the Bell would; lose ground. Alberta's adoption of a govern- ment system put ginger into the Man itoba government, which had had a ,jTrustflands Union Coleman; April Parks, pro- J prietor of the Coleman drug store re- J i turned from Edmonton a few days since and reports things in much tho 7 same state there as in most places Alberta, soniewhtit quiet bite au- t Jcipating a rush as scon as spring i had finally opened. Dud.and his council J-ct-r The Coleman's local news- causing a great deal of has at last been completed lately. There is not much and very nice commodious quarters is there prospects of much. The as- have prepared from which to sessor is getting his work lone so send forth the newest publication of that the ratepayers can Pass. It has been christened ward with eager expectancy 10 .tua I "Ths Cole-man and if it i receipt of "their assessment not'ct-i--. proves to be as up-to-date as the 61- It is 'too bad that Pad Didn't think'lice presses and general .fixtures of it to have the assessor take a! whence it is to issue we may expect this growing tf the Oddfellows record of the population as he was something worthy of making his other records. formation would not have b Tbe iu- i ex- town. The enterprise of actly exact but it would boon i Lodge lately organized is seen in the Manitoba. THE UNIVERSITY. Now it is up to the people of the piiniiorh, .jc us an id to j how big we are. It would not have themselves with a hall. ad'i been a great of extra work and secured the second hvhen he was Doinmion Lands Com- would have been W0rth something Block" missioner, j say that Mr. Turriff, M.P. opening tenders was done the a tion Ofat lehs They have storey of the which is being f is growing fast and sonic fitted up to serve them at their own SQUARES SQUARES that our people number able in Canada for our needs and ideas. A good Senate has already missioner, aad of Mr. Turriff him-1 telephone policy but nothing" else. ..a vigorous inauguration of SUNDIAL, ALTA. NEWS We ought to j Sundial, the newborn settlement, is The government of that province, be- ing pleased to government ownership lhe -Darftnts It remains for self, both of whom gave evidence to find out at in township 13, range 19, how .many there are of us anvhow. t to all cter oath and ..were examined and i -___ good, strong, industrious tively and the talk of Bp. J. A. Ham-! mer showed the Cardston Sunday School to be on a par with those in the South. After the meeting the young peo- ple spent two hours in "tripping the iigtit fantastic." The law BIG LOSS TO HOTELMEN office of JUr. W. Laurie will now be found m the scor- oy of the Beach The ro troin the Gaboon wits cross-examined at length before the, _ >ys and girls and j Public Accounts Committee on .Wed-i reason to think that are in force-" WQO to .make a .left Messrs. Ames and with which a much younger lavorable to having the Foste, andi their fellow sleuths with; province. Alberta, was constructing j do its-, appropriate work -out ft on Miss Munroe it svstMYi giving light to in- xvhb was secretary the whole' take tiiemselves '.too seriously. most and a very nice lot I VJJ-ki.m i, L-CC VJA CU" _. of, telephones, and observing the ra-! a u "oerar minded citizens to foster., has left Junes and Association is some- good and honest living. thing1 01 a joke. The promoters are j few of the inducements are the a bunch of men but I very best soiX more rain, than overnment system, ,igh the Bell people and bought out! and moral progress. 3Ir- .Turriff's the corporation's holdings in Mani- I prominent citizens of: the pro- j Commissioner tenure of office- as toba. The Alberta government's policy opened the eyes Bell Co, made it realize that its days were- numbered in "the Canadian West. jvince are giving stimulus to those f secretavy to i j entering this year by establishing j er, tjja scholarships Will our school boards in high school towns-help the gcbd scholarships and will she the qm the time of thfl; and Join; the order of Owls people to live with. read Dad i- This settlement gives its hearty day. Mr. X. W. Towu-.-r, of vas busy in our JJis preparations for fiu-itsing O.-.IT.H i >r..s are in readice-ss he is also "e- tnindlnsr many of thc-ir Tahci-nacle Estimate of Drop in Revenue through Early Closing, of a Million snd a Half Calgary, April W. G. For- tune, field secretaary of the Alberta. Temperance and gue, in an address in Knox Church here on Sunday made an estimate that the closing of the bars ia this province at. tea o'clock meant a loss in revenue of a million and a half dol- lars to hnielmen. (lues. Few men are busier, days NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR than .Mr. Towner. THE TRANSFER OF A BRAND GAMEY FOR CABINET _____ a lecture on Home training because thanks to W. C. Simmons, M.P.P. ,j To Get Seat his son accused them of carryinff a! ior usmg his influence to the' A _, A New Jurlo-o issuing of the advertisements for 'of apples under their post office, and also the'bridge, now 'belts. To show that they weren't under construction, over the Little ders until the tenders were opened ('she had charge of the routine i Manitoba received the benefit of that 'fOr thG business, had. the combination of fathfirS' t] awakening in being able to buv but! and -every Mend of Safe ia which the tenders .1 discuss w] the cause of Ldtrher education should 'his counci of ingher education should ancl rather helpers of the city Bow, both very much needed, j association is going to; have a large settlement of good, whether to advise Dad and and pushing farme A New Judge Toronto, April is rumored here that it will not be before E. Gamey, itouliD, is taken part of the concourse at con- j vocation in autumn.. The the Bell Company much more- conven- 1 iently than it would have been able to do had Albt-rta not tried govern- i ment -ownership and operation university even .if they nuuie it a auccBss i are handfur will. be the most! t0 t -4.. x- feature'of" the ceremouv. Alberta s initiative jn this matter _____; has not only given Manitoba a gov-' i irregular erament system, but it forces ONE KICKER SO FAR nection with the' ten- to follow a similar course.' !ders- O1" that ne been in any prescnt when the tenders build a new city hall.; surprise a good many people :if they and it would iut0 the Ontario cabinet. has were opened. Mr. Turriff described I not- in being pro- would take a drive through this-part with, the fullest details the and spendinff lots-of money i and set- what can be done in build- gave -the lie direct in'mnkinS- the city beautiful and well up a new country in a little over and assertibns" equipped. Xot one of these ratenav-i one year. any been way anything ers will have a kick against their Mr Editor, Sundial has boon Whether or not it was j way interested directlv tax bill when they receive it this [bom to live and do its part to build [up this great West of ours. It has It will only be a short time before, the interests in that province i counci1 was. careiul to. advertise its j through himself or anyone else, infdcns will be taken over by the mtentioa to extensive local im- j any manner, shape or form, 'in anv' in the most obscure; tender, either while he was commis- possible or whether it is that'sioner or since. The evidence was unanswerable and then -the throe great prairie pro- -will be served by government f Hues, owned by the 'people ana OI i have any conclusive and Speakin or indirectly, tbe lovdy last voar under name of boulevards. Seems to me that Dad; should give instructions! early in :the cliiel gardener .that he i already taken first place in growing of beautifying the city, [grains, but more of this in my strong following in the party through- out the province and Premier Whit- ney is being persistency tirged to re- cognize his claims. It is likely A. H. K. C... M. P., of Ibe chosen to suc- ceed Justice Mabee on the Ontario High Court. ated by the people for the of' to the increased taxation, showed -that in every case the award the peopl, at the minimum'of remafas the Same that was made to the highest tenderer. r J' "OStihas been nracticallv Tf That the street look hi- may get the soil prepared to receive; grass seed instead ..of the beautiful to the people. The success of rhe -telephone mave- nient in Alberta is Drimaril-r t- Hoo W. H. Gushing and the people of Alberta, of the present and future generations will ever be under deepest obligation to this business man for his success in bringing into the possession of the I province one of the greatest of A but..! has been practically no objection rais j If instead of making their slander- ed. One poor narrow minded clog On the sane, ous allegations of official vrrong-do- in'..bygone-'j-e'ars. There THE CARDSTON BUDGET Cardston. April Gard- ner, with their families arrived with a car of effects yesterday and will find temporary quarters in the Snow not much use in having a man spend 1S i Block. t i jjj, jjxfc s ing. which have been, so completely his time n value in tne 3lessrs. Ames and Foster', .These gentlemen have taken an two years without his doing any [and the other sianderers-in-ordinary thing to make it more valuable and'had attacked the policy which the to take a good price of-j present government inherited fered by 5. party who intended mak- the preceding government kept j ing the property worthy of its pbsi- to -grow and then hire a option-' on the Dairy Plant near the man to cut the .weeds and Kimball Bridge and purpose running Prominent Member of-the British House of Commons and A.D.C. To Kinj; Edward t NOTICE is hereby given, under tbe I provisions of Section 15 of Tbe Brand Ordinance, that an application has been filed with- the -Eecorder of Brands afc Medicine Hat "for the reg- istratiou of a "transfer to John M. Hemsiey of Grassy Lake, Alta., of" a cattle brand, UF5, at present owned by Richard Coward, of Lethbridge Alta. In the absence of valid objections to the said transfer, filed in the 'office of the Kecorder of Brands at Medi- cine Hat. before the expiration of Thirty Days from the date of this Xotice, the said transfer may be completed uader the provisions of the Ordinance. JAS. Eecorder of Brands. Meiit-oiie.. April Sir Howard Vincent, member oi Parliament for Central Sheffield and aide de camp "was born in 1849. wtmy. rte to haul them awav. a protest'- that utilities. an expenditure would give the j city a hard, kndck. tenant of At the same in operation, in disposing of timber j ]ooked aiJ-r berths, they would not. stand'.before! but' no harvest.'' the people of Canada as convicted! K i at orie year. ards wouk' -r x %rhm the-v can purchase if thev Weak woman swell u a batf or good j two of, grass seed- were sowed and want a seed time butter and There is a good country trib- et prompt and lasting j help by using Dr. Shoop-'s Sight Caxe.' These soothing, -healing, antiseptic suppositories with full information tiefamers. Th hey -might have argued property, re- that the policy had never been a wise TAJ C-LJ r n a wse i-A_5tHUDD PURE AND SIMPLE I ceived notice that his rent would be the public interest, or that The eneri.w ,r i raised on the first -of May, owing to! while' it was formerly a wise i: t i' t-AO o-iiVi. idxlUIlClS VtU.1 tnmW- are not. and milk tumbling over each other to buy the j 'city's debentures. The prices" offered ucL.xtAi.iujj. U.tltr tHu t0 falSeh00d Permanent sidewalks. nature in their ef-1These taxes of course would be par- iyi ui to injure these in -XT minds i hiirh nf -_ Z "J5FJ1 a success and reap the mon- high rate of interest on the deben- r t Within their rights as an opposition, tares and then scllin- them nt "a t eastern! he. It M a mighty good thing for! But the active members of the pre- diacount. There is Lethbridge that its of this! sent Opposition prefer to go in for were u j stam-D have all died OF moved to j calumny. Attempts to blacken the HUle VmaSeS C0al0il o'-tW oPPO-nt. .were as many Mormons in .Alber there arc in Utah was a single plank sidewalks, and bucket J are more in their line than discus- as j fire brigades are the height of mun- sions of public policy or the grapplrn ifjn icioa.1 nmhittnn T ?c- i lit. ey harvest Another family on Thurs- day from Saskatchewan and have Eet ,-uhom Ite mon-! M' ey it should not give away the mort-i deal of that sort As long as the H_ W. 0. Lee and company "located all OF HUH Dounf Notice is Hereby Given that after April- 2Mb, 1908, no more Wolf Bounty Warrants will be issued. GEOiHARCOUKT Deputy Minister of .Agriculture Edmonton. March 25th, 1908 the problems .'of'constructive in circulation no doubt in an ef- progressive to be held back by such [statesmanship in order to Smal1' for -orthy Canad, the fullest measure of nation aiada where attempts have been made of the name, and is o-oino- t- I've up i al development-and prf ncrore to create prejudice against! to it. these people. ____ The statement in the same despatch 'that tha Mormons would establish Separate Schools- is news to everybody in this district and to the KEHO NEVvt OUR POINT OF VIEW j Civil service reform ought not to! APril geese were re- be difficult in the postal department, j ported here on APril Th''S Citi' P-'- Vnalts. ffiigatj good shape as far as its debt j is concerned and should be'able to get! a good bunch of money for anything it puts on the market. 'HANDS OFF SHIRT WAISTS' .New Coal Company Messrs. W. H.. Brown and Jas. T. Brown, who recently investigated the j coal proposition offered by Magrath parties have made a very favorable report and as a result 36 per cent. Fair Sex. of Atlanta Formulate Peti- the be held here' Those in. uus district c.nu to the I mv Liiicin.; I Mormons more than anv others Tho. Merely draw the attention of the j ilrs- Peter George is improved in 1 the post- heakh but is sti" on the invalid' tion to Street Car Company as Result of Finger Marks on -schools in the ilornion districts are lo l public schools. Tn many cases at he fact that Weston, Ont. contracted j list. iiiu-nj, utiava wio _.------ tencher-s are Gentiles and Genti'- i through handling the iVlr- Wfieson walxed about a mile ions for postoffice jobs ar'd a half on Wednesday. This is hoys and girls sit at the same desk J 'md a11 as the Mormon boys and girls. i shoulci Whoever inspired the despatch was a narrow, bigoted falsifier. Differ- ence of belief with the Mormons at once. An eastern paper says: "TV. K. permissablc but attempts to stir up antagonism to these people, who al- ways conduct themselves as good ci- would kill l.zeas, by putting in circulation ab- tn. solu-tely untrue statements, will win the .condemnation'of all fair-minded! citizens. HcXaught's Milk Bill was killed by the Municipal Committee of the ,ure." Would that some kind power our milk bills in this coun- They grow too fast as it is. A BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION A student at Alberta College 'had a j SlOO diamond ring stolen from her room and the Calgary Herald is now expected to start the publication of i his first long walk since last fall. Andrew Bevery has gone to the coast. He has rented his farm to Mr. Gilbert Bretfell, his neighbor across the road. Jtr. Isaac and Mr. Oleson are still testing for water. Many good wells have been secured in this district. There are over twenty good wells in township 11 range 22 and there is no reason why the near future should not see as many more. On April 1st, Mr. W. J. Hunt, of the Huntsville settlement in 11-20, delivered a lecture in the j interested participating from this {point "-ire E. Barker, Edw. J. Wood, pas. T. Brown, Homer Woplf, M. A. I Coombs and W. H. Brown. Success Atlanta, Ga.., April Many women all interested in another coal of_ Atlanta, Georgia, have pe-J company shipping into this market. titioned the street car company to order conductors not to assist wo-j Alberta has confidence enough ia of articles' on tbe fc i i ion. itr. Cus-hin. ,rt taees of life in the nnrth. on the. glacial age or Hon. Gushing to be satisfied that the government telephone sys- tem of this province will be conduct-i ed along business lines. Co. means a change of ownership but the methods not be changed. Mr. Gushing -will of operating will direct the tele- phone system so that it will pay its way. The people of the province can rely upon that for Mr. Gushing is a practical business man and will see that practical business methods are followed in this department. Tho profits coming from the tel- .ephone system will go to the people in reduction of rates and the exten- sion of the system. Profits cannot be looked for to any extent at the present time when the development of the, province will require the expen- diture of many thousands of dollars to extend the linos into new districts The government system will serve the whole people. It will string its lines into the newest settlements so that the people will the benefit General Booth proposes a tax on bachelors. Mayor Henderson ought to copy that idea right here in Leth- bridge. The city is jammed full of bachelors. A tax of a year j "the reign of ice." Mr. 'Hunt's lec- was up to date and instructive and given in his easy quiet style. Mr. Isaac, president of the Keho Epworth League, occupied the chair. Other features of the evening were a solo by Mrs. Ferguson, of Ncwlands, and a duet by-Mrs. Clarance Hunt and would make them get a hustle on, o 'lRev- P- S- Parrott, A collection was buy a lot, build a house and get a bird for the cage. Think it over, Mr. Mayor. West Hastings used to be repre- sented at Ottawa by Corby. the whis key maker. -Porter is their present member. u, riiaji Beer comes along he ought to have a chance too. Dr. Mclnnis, one of the speakers at the Edmonton Conservative conven- tion was quite frank in stating that there was no chance of defeating Hon. Frank Oliver. It doesn't re- quire a prophet or a son of a pro- to make that prediction. taken for league purposes. Mr. Peter George, our local weed inspector is busy appointing statis- tical correspondents for the Domim ion government for the country north of the river. The Tabor Free Press says; Just as wo go to press we learn that Mr. Chalmers of government engineer, and Mr. Simons of Medicine Hat, foreman f6r the bridge con- tractors, arc in town and intend to start the construction of the.bridge over the Belly River immcdin-tely. We' understand part of the crew from Medicine Hat will be hero In a days. men on and off the cars. The wo- men give as a reason that whenever the -hands of a conductor touches a shin waist that the waist is ruined. The petition has been numerously signed and the orders likely will be issued to conductors to "hands off the women." y at Horse Show l o'clock p.m., the sec- ond annual Horse Show under the auspices of the Cardston Agricultural society will be given. Not so many animals will be seen from outside points as last year, but there will be a fine local display however. Mr. Bradshaw, of M'agrath, is on hand to uphold the honor of the (Percherons. The Clydes will have the pull for the largest number of T j animals and those are exceptionally Vote to Be Taken in Ciaresholm and j g00d. Olds by Temperance Mr, Jas.. Hauser, President of the Cardston Agricultural Society has WILL TRY LOCAL OPTION People Red Deer, April Alberta Moral and Temperance Reform Lea- gue has decided to ask the province al government to make the neces- sary legal arrangements for taking a local option vote in Olds and Clar- csholrn. The League, understands that the Saskatchewan government will be asked by 'the temperance forces of that province to allow municipal lo- cal option by a majority vote to be taken during the. municipal election. CARPENTERS SIGN UP Toronto, April carpenters Wave signed renewal for a year of the old agreement giving them A mini- mum of 33 cents, an hour. I was cured of Acute Bronchitis by MTNARD'S LINIMENT. Bay of Islands. J. M. CAMPBELL. I was cured of Facial Neuralgia by MJNARD'S LINIMENT. Springhill, N.S. WM, DANIELS. I was cured of Chronic Rheumatism by MINARD'S LINIMENT. the biggest string-of Clydes. He has been the great, promoter of Clyde in- terest in this district for some year's past. The Sunday School Union Meeting The Sunday Schools 'of the Alberta Stake ..held their regular monthly meeting evening. JThere was' a good representation of each ward, the superintendents of eight, schools be- ing on being represented, thus, save Beaser and Kimball wards. The preliminary work consisted of a' general, talk on "The Teacher Be- fore the by Elder I. M. Coombs. Several interesting papers were read before 'the various departments among the being one upon the "Importance of Clear and Correct Class by Miss Louie Lee. After re-assembling there were some good numbers very fine bass solo "On the Bounding Billows" by Mr. Frank Layne was en- joyed and the story told by Miss Addic Robinson entitled the "May: Will Sell Retail or in Block J. T. McKinney Whitney Block Letkbridge, Alta. ESTABLISHED 1864 O.., N.B. GTCO. TTNCrLBY. Queen" was listented to very atten- Merchants Bonk of Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Capital........................... Reserve and Undivided BOARD OF DIRECTORS Sir JB. Montagu Allan President Jonathan Hodgson, Esq. Vice-President 0. R. Hosmer, Esq., Thos. Long, Esq., C. F. Smith, Esq., Hugh A. Allan, Esq., C. M. Hays, Esq., Alex. Barnet, Esq., F. Orr Lewis, Esq. E. F. Manager 119 branches aad agencies distributed throughout Canada. New York Agency, 63 and 65 Wall St. SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS invited, and special atten- tion is paid to small deposits. Interest at 3 par cent, per annum, compounded four times a year. Drafts, Money Orders and Letters of Credit, payable in any part of the world, at current rates LETHBKIDGS E. W. McMULLEN, ;