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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 15, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LlTHMIDOt, ALIA., THURfOAY, APRIL II, IIM. BANK OF CANADA famm' at well is those of Kanchen, Cattle Dealers and Grain given special attention. Our branches cover the fanning and ranching districts, of Western Canada espe- cially, more thoroughly than do those of any other Bank. Cheques on any Bank cashed. Notes discounted or taken for collection. Money advanced to reliable customers on moderate terms. 11.00 opens a Sivtef' AcCMUrf. Interest paid or added to the Principal at regular intervals. LETHBRIDQE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Manaftr. OUR LETTER BOX. -REPLY TO "RESTRICTION' Lcthbridge, April 15, 1909 Bditor Lethbridge Herald: Dear your issue of April 12th there appears an anonymous let ter; signed "-Restriction." I am ra- ther surprised that you did not ap- ply the full meaning of that word before allowing the rather cd his mess a "screed." "He probab- ly ditl not know the meaning of the word but we can forgive him for a little thing1 like that. It is very doubtful if he knows the meaning of life or the true worth of a man to the community. It was not enough for "Restriction" to put the interro- gation point after "ladies" but he must give vent to his. true character supplementing the same with a parenthetical expression. Blasphemy and that which "Restric- tion" stands for are twin brothers. your polumns for such They go hand in glove and "Eestric- scurrilous and slanderous matter as tioii's" shameful use of the name of "Restriction's" un-restricted letter Diety is but a revelation of the age contains. Heretofore the high moral thing itself. Twice in one little tone of your paper has 'been its chiet paragraph he uses the ''question and most praiseworthy, characteristic j mark" after the word The and while I am perfectly aware of the "question marks" are very frequent- fact that you do not hold yourseli so much so that one might be justly responsible -for the views entertained led to believe there was a question-- by1, your correspondents, still, when J able character behind it all. you permit two of the leading And whatsis this petition? One of this city to be traduced under natura.lly think it was some say the least, it thing that these ladies had and astonishment. j presented, for-signafures. '-It-tit-, ad- So'far as the' editorialpreferred to dressed to "The'Stayor Aldermen OI- tjjg City of Lethbridge" and says, col- the undersigned res- by "Restriction" is concerned, can best be attended to in the umns of the paper whence it origin- "Restriction" says that the man who signed the petition to avoid controversy in the presence of his stenographer (oh! that all men might have the same consideration for their stenographers) "lacked back While he'may have "lacked backbone" he certainly "assumed a decency, prudence-arid fore- all which ''Restriction" is deplorably minus. What ;do you thinJc of the backbone of the man who is ashamed to sign his own name his father man who engages in guerilla warfare from man who picks for his target two ies wfeo are respected and held in high esteem by all decent; jreputabla idents of the city, wish to present to your noticeTthe following petition. Whereas it is a matter of common, knowledge that certain houses :of ill- fame are said to exist city, notably in the vicinity of the Isola- tion Hospital and the Gait Hospital, and such a-state -of affairs we! con- sider" to be a disgrace :to our city, therefore we would petition you to do all in your power-towards closing such 'houses and suppressing- the so- cial evil ;to the full, extent of your le- gal power." v.. This is the petition that the ladies presented and it is for this that "JRestriction" is allow- ed to impute 'to them depraved -.mo- tives and -slander their fair names in a public press "did not even have the decency or com- Ccuneil and while o( the council arc a time when the delegation now having the matter In hand can -be heard, pcixl- Jjg that conference this precipitate castlgation of these ladies or or Up., work in hand is not only unwarrant-r ed but palpably mean and despicable in the extreme1. "Restriction" says that the ladioi took advantage of their sex to se- cure irames and that "live" of them surrounded him at one time for that purpose. While we admire their in- tegrity, we must condemn their judg-l rnent for wasting so much valuable time on such worthless stuff. A inan that is immune to the importunities of "five females" can have but little j hope in humanity or faith ia. him-'j self. This thing of saying that "five I females" xvere arguing the point allj at once is fiction pure and simple the mind of "Restriction" if his i mind is capable of entertaining such "simple" fiction. All that the petition asks is that the Council will exercise its legal powers towards the suppression of the social evil and remove the flag- rant advertisement to the City's shame which is flaunting itself right under the very "eyes and nose" of the officers of the law. It does not ask the Council to -go outside the law but merely to enforce the law. Every decent man will say "Amfeii" to the proposition, something be done." Some of the brightest and best men in the city have signed the petition. They signed it in good faith, in. the spirit and tenor of the same, signed it because they wanted to, not be- cause the ladies presented it before them and asked them to. TheyVere not coerced; they were not intimidat ed, cajoled or unduly persuaded. Since the petition has been in the hands of the writer men have called and asked to be permitted-to sign it and strange to say they, were not re- HOUSE CLEANING of being a mono- tonous drudgery a pleasure when Sunlight helps you. Remember Sunlight alt work, at half the cart art in half the tlpe-of other Follow directions Lever Bros.. Toronto1, 'will send you free, a cake of their famous Plantol Toilet Soap, if you mention this ca- per. Machines the safe side." The "safe" side is to make no compromise with sin; to imperil not our future by licensing-j evil: The evil is here. We must j T LETH3RIDGE meet it.- It is no longer a possibil-j ity it is an actuality. We cannot i I I H I I >f--H- The New Century i I SriowBall Canadian and All well known makes PRICES -PROM Upwards Free Trial Given r General Hardware ALTA. Daily Herald Market dace you havt to sdi er to reit place It Ibis colum. If you wait uytbiif use this coiwu. 25c ooe iucrtioi 6 for SI MISCtLLANIOUf ?OH tAAJ, SITUATIONS VACANT FOB SALE-lnm team, thiM gouE and a MU> htrafiw tor Can be Men at old Transfer Stable, Bodpaih St.. wants. 629 Bound! FOE Golden Eagle, about two years old. Perfectly healthy; measures between 11 and 12 feet. This: is a perfect specimen.. In replying kindly quote price. D. G. Uland, Cardston, Alta. 101-6 avoid it 'if'we would. To be true to our manhood, our homes and our children, we would not avoid we could. I will not take up more of your space at the present time. As 1 said before, the case of your neigh.-} Co. bor up the street for the editorial in question can be attended to in his own paper at a subsequent time. LOST branded 4H on right shoulder., wire, cut on left 'hip Be- ward; of for return to P. Burns Yours truly, D. H. Elton, Secretary Moral Reform League. 100-6 rug, green and red plaid, on Diamond City trail Friday night. Return .to Dr. Galbndth. 24-0 Public Health The. Health Board has fused. No one was required to sign I the Health Officer to arrange for the it. Those: whose names are on' the proper fumigation, and disinfection of list placed them there own Public Buildings, such as Theatres, voluntary act. .The question was and Sunday .Schools, etc., and also to not arg-uod. The petition wa's pre- offer: to: the. Public, facilities for the disinfection of any suspected premis- es or clothing. Please, take notice and.govern your- selves., accordingly. G. W. RO'JTNSON, 102-5 Secretary of Health Board. people0 Undoubtedly being- "under mon sense to wait until the petition cover" he imagines he is is entirely welcome to all the comfort- ing shade of iiis darkness rather than light, etc. stricticm." spoke truly when hedubb- had been placed "before those to whom was addressed. The ladies are pounced upon, trounced and clubbed by their petition has ever reached the sented and some signed it and others dkl not. That's all there was to it. If you did not want to sign it you handed it back to-the ladies unsign- ed and they withdrew, says the matter is one of "vital- importance" and -it is so vital that, he dare.not sign, -his name to it. It is .true, the question is a vital big for .the writ: er to hamile at thia time even if 11 were opportune which it-is not. IVhen the matter is placed before the Coun- cil they will be seized with-the. im- portance of the same and until then, in due deference to the fact that the petition is.addressed ..-.to them, .it would not be wise or prudent to en- ter into a- the same. There are many sides to the ques- tion. The advice of the. old'Quaker is perhaps most applicable at the pre sent time, "In case of doubt; take Vi, 1 CA CPC ASI5 We have on exhibition to-day many sec- tions of three units in plain an4 quartered .1 oak golden, and the same in thjp Englisji fimsh, plain glass anji leaded, in the Qlpfoe prices ranging from goods are being picked up quickly, an early inspection will give you i'- J; Wernicke office desks our is very complete in roll and flat top, and three lines pf typewriter desks. A lot of new lines; have been added to our stock during the past week. We invite you to j-jr visit our store and see what's new inJbpuse furnishings. Turpin Furniture Co. THE HOME The Private Dining Eooms at the are now open, and are 'well patronized by the public Union All White Most up to date Kestaxi- the city: Lnuchesjfrom lOc tip )t MURRAY Prop 103-6 .press wagon. Must know the city well. Apply stating salary expected to Postom'ce Box Democrat wagon, almost new. Apply at Wilson's Auction rooms, Pord St. 103-6 A well driUer on east Cameron ranch. Steady work for season. Apply T. S. McKenzie, c-o the 0. W. Kerr Co., city. Three light horses broken to saddle, one mare (Ethel one surrey almost new and set double harness, Apply to- Win. A. Ott. .104-6: Good general servant wanted. Apply to Mrs. E. A. Wright 1251 Dufferin St. FOB SALE-30 head of dry-cows. Apply to James Sheran Kanch, Lethbridge, or Box 72. 04-6. SITUATIONS Practically .new tired runabout buggy. Apply P! 0. 35. 04-0 By middle aged man of steady and sober habits, position as collector or general office man, long experience. Would One plowing outfit; under-mounted Averv enffiac with warehouse checker-or shipper's posi- tion. Apply Box.W. E., Herald. 99-6 18 ct. finely chased old country gold watch on Eedpath, Eound of District, April 12 (Monday) afternoon between 3.30 and 5 o'clock, j bor Agent Maxson, Windsor'Taotei, Finder returning same to Mrs. Meech I Lethbridge, Alta., for all kinds of will be rewarded. 104-5 -p- furnished free.-- 99-6 cameo pin within one block from new Central School Find-! experienced, er return same to Herald office and ald. position as sten- ographer and general office assistant Apply Box W.E., Her- 99-6 get reward. 104-0 delivering to old Capt. McDonald farm, 3 miles east ;oi Lethbridge, .roan bull, branded on left hip......................XU 'Last seen Nbv-lrnber near doping pen at Stirling, Alia. Address S. A. POSITION WANTED-As fireman on breaking outfit or will take job as engineer on stationery engine. Have third class paper. Keady on short notice. Apply J. T. Rothwell; Leth- bridge P. O. 103-6 bottom .Ccckshutt plow, as good, as Apply F-. E. Ma- 104-6 "ne Easy terms. son Land Co, FOR laying hens. Apply next the gas well. 105-2 PROPERTY FOR SALE PEOPERTY FOE lots wuu house. (5 rooms, good sta- ble; price J400.00 cash, balance Apply Al berta Eealty Snell, Lethbridge. 105-6 as engineer, sta- tionary or otherwise young man sorrel horse with white face 6 quarter circle six) on left. side. Also, bay-horse with same brand, also one pair of mules, one black and one brown. reward for each" horse or mule. B. Conquer- good, Grassy Lake, Alta. 104-6 FOUND taining receipts, etc. have same by- calling fice and paying for ac book, con- Orvner can at. Herald of- 105-0 thoroughly competent. .Fair wages. Apply to Box 22, Herald office. 105-6 TO RENT. TO large well-furnished room. Apply at two storey house, Barnes St., North Ward. 98-0 Half Breed Scrip For Sale APPLY TO Tie Williimson Tiytoflichirds Co. Inkers Edmonton, Ilti. I: Milk Cf earn Butter Eggs ALL FRESH AND PURE Delivered Daily Our Cleanliness and Purity r. Cox Son PlMie347 P.O. to 80 LAND FOR SALE FOR acres' of land, 1 sis room house, -1 stable, 1 blacksmith shop (22 x 60) fully forge, blower, anvil, for sale, raBgihg n price from up. Stewart Mat- thews Co., Ltd., E. B. Tainter, Local representative, Taber, Alta. 104-27 LOTS 23 and 24, Block 148. What will you offer for these lots. Address owner. P. 0. Box 1534, Edmonton. 105-6 We want acres breaking done near Leth- bridge, horses or engine. Good water and coal near, Enquire of i; L. A. Fcjgcr v I Office Masoa Land Co. A PROFITABLE INVESTMENT A group of .-Western Canadian men are arranging to take over and op- erate a profitable producing coal mine and they invite others to join them in the f.nterprise. .Write for full par- ticulars to Canada General Invest- ment Corporation, Dept. K, Grain Exchange Building, Winnipeg, Man. WANTED TO BUY WANTED TO good second- hand tent. Apply, stating price and full particulars re size and price to P. 0. Box 1291. 103-6 acres Bed Back Scrip. Can also use limited amount South African Scrip. Address Box 500, War- ner, Alberta.. -102-6 good milch Mounted "Police Barracks. WANTED TO sized oook stove. Apply Box D. W., Her- ald. 102-6 DIAMOND..... COAL SHARES AND BONDS will buy Dia- mond Coal .Shares and Diamond Coal Bonds. For prices and particulars, address" Mighton Nel- son, B. C. eod-I-mo TO room to let- Apply second house from corner of Cutbill St. and London ;Eoad. 103-6 TO newly -furnished rooms in modern house five blocks east of depot. :Apply 1st, 2-storey house east of mills .on Eailroad Ave. 102-6 Co. 84.0 FOE new house on VVestminster Eoad, near new aland pipe, 6 rooms, brick foundation and cellar. cash. .Balance easy. Alberta Eealty Co. FOE cotta.ge :witb lot 60 x. 102, corner of London Eoad and-Crabb St., cash gets it. Balance on easy terms. Apply on premises to FOE house, eleven :roonls. fully modern. Eeady May 1st. Ap- ply Thos. Box 170. 99-0 FOE acres choice irrigated, garden land near fairgrounds. For terms apply at once to Skeith Til- Street. FOE lots on Courtland sfeeet for sale: Good _ each. Terms. Apply W. Pike, Leth-" bridge-, Alta. 99-6 FOE cash. South Af- rican scrip, good for 320 acres, the cheapest land to be had. Write Box 130, Calgary, Alta. 100-6 TO new house, corner William and Agnes. per rmonth. Apply Box E. B., Her- ald Office. 101-0 ROOM AND furnish- ed room for rent with board, suitable for man and two gentlemen; enees. Apply 02-6 -Eii iiiocicm "cos 425-Bartlett St. TO house to rent, fur- nishings for sale. Apply Box 354, city. 103-6 TO EENT OE FOE roomed house centrally located. If purchas- ed, easy, terms may be arranged. Ap- ply-Box D., Herald. 104-6 TO cottages on Mackay St., :North Ward, just west of. West- minster Eoad, near .church. City water and electric light. Size 24 x 26. Two bedrooms, dining room and kitchen. Eeady June 1st. Eent Apply E. 17. Rylands. 104-6 TO roo'rn new. brick house, per month. Apply 'Mrs, E. N. Wakely. 04-0 TO room, suitable ;or two gentlemen. J. Johnston, Round St., below .Courtland. 105-2 FOE furnished 'front room. Close in. Eent by J. F. Zeller, south end Eound St. 05-1 WANTED TO RENT wants to rent quiet room. State terms to Box L., Herald Office. 102-3 SINGING. Miss Ursula Archer, pupil of the celebrated teacher, William Shake- speare, will receive pupils in singing and voice production; Also engage- ments for Ballad Concerts, At Homes, ;he Lethbridge Conservatory of Music. FOE (5) Acres, one and one-half oniles east of the Post Office, two-roomed house, frame stable ,for five, head of horses and buggy also, cement stable for twenty head horses, all fenced. -Price cash. Balance in twelve months with interest at 8 per cent. Apply to the Canadian Eeal Estate and Co., Room Bryan Block, over the Eureka Theatre or Box 387, Lethbridge, Alta. 102-6, FOE acres, house and- on Crabb St. Apply P: Box 95. Telephone 114. Y. Chow. 102-6 FOE SALE OR seven-, roomed: house in Duff addition. Can be made modern as soon -water" main Is laid. AVilJ be finished to move into about April 25th. Address" Adolph Swennumson, McNeil's cor- ner, Wallwork St.; North Ward. 04-6 VOTICE Notice is hereby given that the partnership heretofore '.'xisting -bt- tweei J. Wung Yett and Mah Tai at Grassy Lake, Alberta has been dis-. solved, J. Waag Yett naving bought out the interests of; Mah Jai All bat- standing acounts should be forward, ed.at once to J Wung Yttt, Grasav Lake Albena. ESTABLISHED 1854 Merchants Bank of Canada B. MONTREAL Paid-up Reserve Undivided Profits............ Accounts Farmers and Ranchers Solicited Money Orders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department Branch' CoaldftU Block, St. SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST LAND REGULATIONS Any person who is the sole head oi a family, or any male over 18 jean old, may homestead a quarter-sectipp of available Dominion land in.Mani- toba, Saskatohewan or Alberta.' The applicant must appear in person at the Dominion Lands Agency or Sulh Agency for the district. 'by proxy may be made at any agency of intending homesteader. montha' residence upon and cultivation of the land in" each oi three years. A homesteader may live within nine miles of his home stead on a farm of at 80 actM solely owned and ot, by his father, mother, daughter, brother or sister. In certain districts a hometteadtt in good standing may prc.empt quarter-section alongside his home- stead. Price 13.00 per acre. Duties, -Must reside six months in eacfi of six years from date of homestead entry (including the time required to earn homestead patent) and coItiTafe fifty acres extra. A homesteader who has exhausted hi? homestead right and cannot oV tsis ,a prc_cmpiics a. chased homestead in certain distrute. Price per acre. reside six months in each of thm years, cultiTate fifty acres and a house worth W.W.COBT. Deputy Minister of the Interlot, publication ol this iidrertisenitnt will ao% fot. ;