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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHtftlOOC, ALTA., MONDAY, AMIL II, Daily HeroM Printed by tha Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful office. Bound St., Lethbridfe Alberta. Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di rector and Editw Subscription Daily, one year, delivered ......14.01 Daily, six months, delivered S.tt Daily, three months, delivered 1.4X Daily, one month, delivered JH Daily, one year, .by mail 8.1X Daily, six months, by mail 1.71 Daily, three months, by mail.. JSt Weekly Herald, one year .......1.50 Addresses changed as often M de. sired, but both new and old addreaa must be TWO FEATURES OF POWER BY-LAW On May 10, the rate-payers of this dty will-be asked to give their ap- proval to the action taken by the Council to secure an electric power plant. With this approval goes the voting of permission to borrow 000 to secure the plant. There are one or two points in this connection that are worthy of attention. One of these is the plant is an absolute ne- cessity. The old plant is inadequate and unsafe. It is worked to its full capacity to supply the light and power at present required" by the city. The city is growing fast and obviously requiring more power and light. The present plant is at its limit and what- ever more may be required of it can- not be given. The fire underwrit- ers consider, it unsafe and the risks on are carried only in the under- standing that it be used only until such time as the new plant can be installed. A plant condemned in this way is not a safe thing to' rely on SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office In the world FOUNDED A.D. 17IO 1910 HOME OFFICE t LONDON. ENGLAND ftruck. SWM Toroato. H. M. BJackbvra, C. B. BOWMAN, AGENT, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. I would plant a tree today." This is true public spirit and should car- ried out in the spring work. A good tree is a joy to many generations and the planting of one does away with Herald. Every property holder and every man doing business in the city should a" member of the Board of Trade and help boost Lethbridge by organ- ized means. Getting on in the world is a good deal like making a garden [f you put in more work than your neighbor and use as much intelli- gence will have a better garden. Side Cardston, April Ibey, cf Taber, has come to pay a visit to her friends in Cardston. For some twenty years she lived here and has many relatives and friends in this locality. Mrs. Caroline Laytoii, mother of James Layton, returned from an ex- tended visit to points in Arizona and Utah. While the winter has been mild in Utah the spring is cold and stormy, making the roads very mud-; dy and travelling difficult. Miss Gundry, who -will teach tht; grade in the public school, arrived today. She will stay at the home of William Laurie. Utah for courae, are home again; They had a profitable time while absent but each of these young men pleased to be home once more. The Council has ordered that Daiu- es street be gravelled from the Cus- tom's office to Spencer's store. This road as the mud is very deep at this part of the street. Mr. dykes has purchased the half section of land uear the farm cf James Quinton. This laud was own- ed by Stacpoole and sold by the Weeks-Brownrigg agency. A car load of wagons for H. 8. Al- len Co., from the United States arrived today. O.-E. Bates, A. M. Heppler and Mr. Sykes went to the Kootenay Lak- es yesterday for a fishing trip. Rath- er early to start this sport but all are food fishers and will catch some troat if are clear. J. G. Austin will leave shortly for the State of Washington, where he will remain for a few weeks, going from there to Texas. Mr. Austin j has been in Cardston on two occasions Car Of Threatened for Libt! (Lacombe Globe.) led Deer There is some talk that Mr. E. Micherer, M.P.P., intends taking action for libel against the Lacombe Globe- for printing the bill "Con- servatives Beware. Michener has secretly pledged himself to the Lib- eral Government, etc." We are sorry to say that the above announcement is only too true. We have this week received notice from a firm of ed Deer lawyers that unless for the city's protection from fire, for i an apology is published and the ite supply of -water, of power and of {name of the author divulged, we will light. The new plant is therefore an absolute necessity. Another point worthy of special consideration is that the outlay of. so large a sum of money is an in- vestment rather than a tax. Ordin- ary local improvement tares for side- walks, etc., are taxes that are not repaid except- by their usefulness and convenience to the citizens. But the investment in the power plant is a business transaction which will give financial returns. It amounts to the city as a whole advancing "the electric j D. Balcovski, the Winnipeg cattie one with the Union Bank, and now buyer, is shipping a train-load ofjue is with "the Winter Wheat Lands cattle. There are some tw.o hundred j Company. We hope he will'come in the shipment. These are the cattle back to see us again. The Customs Office has ,done the largest business in Mnrch of this year I the Eldredge Ranch and are in that has been excellent shape and have been win- tered out. John Nelson, Jr., and Heber in one month, who have, been attending school in coming in, very fas for many years Tho settlers are What fe It? A 20 PER CENT. DISCOUNT department Ihe sum of one hundred and fifty-three thousand dollars. The money is spent, on the plant. The plant brings'in a direct .revenue to the city. As "the revenues exceed the expenditure, the difference is used to meet the debentures that are guaranteed by the city. When the profits exceed the running expenses and. debenture payment, the Council can reduce the light and power rates thus indirectly reducing taxation and giving back to the people their out- lay in debenture taxation for the Cap- ital investment. Outside of its value be asked to pay 11641x7 damages. This is ratehr hard on a struggling a newspaper that has al- way striven to do the right thing by everyone, irrespective of politics. As libel suits, like all luxuries, cost money, however, and in antici- pation of heavy expenses, we would ask all our readers to pay up their subscriptions at once. To induce new subscribers to contribute to the fund we will for the next month give one fully paid subscription for one ,year for 99c cash; or if you subscribe for from the standpoint of fire protec- tion, water supply and light, the plant will be a direct paying invest- ment paying for itself and interest in the course of years, repaying to the ratepayers every cent invested in it- Ratepayers should consider these two "important points in deciding how to vote on May 10. ten years you may have this great family journal for 98c pex annum, cash in advance. SENATOR COX MARRIED Of all Spring Coats, in all the new shades and makes. Very latest models in plain and stripe effects. All this year's stock. Rain Coata in all styles and at all prices. When? From 8 a.m. Tuesday, April 20th, till 10 p.m. Saturday, April 24th. Why? To reduce our stock for stocktaking. rj Buffalo Brand Rolled Oats On Track Today Hie Bentty Co, ltd, itHetiH inillllfif ..Plot-ii FRANCE Paris, April is begin- ning to feel the effects of the pre- vailing high price of wheat in the United States. The price of flour has increased three francs per hun- ,dred kilos; in the past- fortnight arid the bakers' association is considering the advisability of raising the price of bread. Juit Arrived to-day with a fine car of HO RS E S READY FOR WORK J. F. RODGERS Apply for RODGERS YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. LETHBRIDGE- CIVIC VIRTUES Oliver Wendell Holmes, in speaking of negative said: "Beware oi making your moral sta- ple consist of the It is good to abstain, and others to abstain, from all teach that is sinful or hurtful: _ But making a bus- iness of it leads-to emaciation cf character, unless one feeds largely also on the more nutritious diet of active sympathetic benevolence." What is true of moral life is also true of one's life as a citizen. There are too many people whose good citizenship consists of not doing Well-Known" Toronto Finaneitr Wed Fair Queen City Lady Toronto, April Senato George A. Cox was married this a' ternoon to Miss Amy Gertrude youngest daughter of Walter Sterling city auditor. The ceremony was per formed George Jackson, pas- tor of-Sherbourne street Methodist by Eev. Prof. Wai lace, of Victoria college. The-wedding took place at the home of the bride's rather, Carlton street, at 4 o'clock and was attended by only the im- mediate relatives of the contracting parties. The room in which the took place was handsome- ly decorated with pink and' white roses and palms. Music was supplied by an orchestra. The bride was un- attended and was given away by her father. There ;wae no wedding break- fast. The newly married couple left for New Y-erk, en route to 'Europe for a three months' honeymoon. They will reside at 437 Sherbourne street on their return to this city. Senator Cox is president of the .Canada-Life Insurance company, past president of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, and a prominent officer and director itwenty-four -important nanciai institutions. He is 68 yearfr of age and his bride is 32. Her dowry is said to be a million dollars. things. They consider that their duty ends with obeying the by-laws SENSATION AT SASKATOON of the city and paying: the taxes on Sask., their property. erable sensation was caused yesterday Such citizens are'merely law-abid- becime known that ing but are not- progressive. A citizen should not only restrain from doing the things that would injure the city but he should also endeavor to go farther and; do things'-to help the city; He should take an active in- terest in municipal affairs, he should become a member of the Board >f Trade, which is nothing more or less than a co-operative society of civic progress, he should improve the ap- pearance of his property and be a party generally to movements for the advancement of the city. A citizen should not be content with standing on his negative virtues. a sec- ond warrant forr the arrrest of Cooper, the late merchant, who was arrested last Sunday and af- ter being arrested brotighl before a magistrate on- charge of iorgery; was remanded and allowed out on bail of on his own security; has been sworn out and that the B, G. Dun A Co. agency of Winnipeg, who are looking after the interests7 Winnipeg creditors had been give instructions to prosecute the case. Do not forget our full line of RUBBERS AND RUBBER BOOTS n's HEAD Capital Authoriitd Capital Paid Up Rstt............. D. R. WILKIE Preaident.; .Accounts of Corporations, Private Individuals invited. ....................I... S.MO.IOO HON. ROBERT JAFFRAY Merchants, Fanners and DepoiiU est allowed at current from date of to and Branch, W. R. SEATLE, Begin Block. Bound St., betido Final adjournment' of the Dominion Parliament is'-expected to take place on Saturday May. 21st. C. P; E: earnings for the week end- ing April Hth increased com- pared with last year while those of the Grand Trunk increased The -Dominion Government is ex- pected to deal'finally the water- ways treaty in ai "few days. FOB SALE SOLID BRICK COTTAGE 10 minutes walk from the Post Office. PRICE 1450 will handle XLEAKINftCO. P.O. Pfcm383 Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG Office opposite Balmoral PHONE: PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. 8. SurgeoVi, Accoucher. 9 a.m., 2-3; p.m. Office 914 Red- path St. Phone 63. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANI -Redpath Street. a.m., 2.3.-.7-8. DR. A. McNALLY-Office and rooi Stafford Block. Office Hours-ll' 12: 1.3. 7-3.30. Phone night und daj DR- E.. LOVERlNG-Physieian, Accouchsr, Oddfellows- Block. Hours-Till 9 a.m., 11 to 1 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phoof. day night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alta Office a.m.. 2-f p.m.] 7.8 UNDERTAKING w TO THE PUBLIC f We have bought out the Star Transfer Co Drayiiug outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for D RAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered -promptly. Cath on .delivery. J.S.PbiBips A-LPatteson Phone 70 Office. La Nelson ft Cow's Store SoutHfriMD Scrip AND For Sale APPLY TO Men i, Ml, OFFICE SUPPLIES WESTERN STATIONERY CO., LTD We Are Leading Our business is increasing daily. Why? Because the public have at'last found the proper where they cau get satisfaction in Cleaning and Pressing tKeir Graments. If you are riot yet one of.our customers give us a trial. ..'..V'- CI1TDYE WORKS 353 Iwri ttrwt ADDiSON SON-Leading Under. ?euf- The oldest established business in the city S01r' 1S- aud 321 Crabb St. Parlorg aud -night. open day T. S.. DI- RECTOR AND EMBALMER--CaL and equipment new and up to date. Parlors'opposite fire hall .Open--day-and night. Phoae' ym P. 0. Box 493 MUSIC MAOAM Pi- aiiiste, orgaa and voice produc tion. Visits or receives pupils, piyparatory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard House, Orabb Sirect. MR. ALBERT ,ol Dr. Song" Singing and Voice" Culture. Pupil of Ghaa. Hancock, Esq., F.E.C.O., L.K A ,M., Organ, and Theory. Voice culture, pipe organ, piano, harmony- and theory, singing. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals- etc. Terms on application. Box .690, Letb Alta. JOHANNES H. MACMILLIAN-Pu- pil of Henri Verbruggen, ci Eome, Italy.; Carl Simitis, of Berlin, Ger- many: High Class Scotch music specialty. Open for recitals, ban- quets, concerts, etc. For terms ap. ply cjo Royal Collieries, Lethbridge LEGAL W, JOHNSTON and Solicitor. Office adjoining Unioo Bank, Lethbridge. W. C. BarrU. ter, etc. Office: Southard Block. SINGING. Miss Ursula Archer, pupil of the celebrated; teacher, William Shake- speare, will receive pupils iii singing and voice production. Also engage- men cs for Ballad Concerts, At Honiee, the Lethbridge Conservatory of Music. C. F, P. CONYBEARE, K.C., D.C.L.: Barrister, Solicitor, Etc. Office Conybsare Block, Lethbridge; Al- herta. H; A. J. MACDOUGALL-Borristei Solicitor, Notary. Room 14 fitaf- SURVEYING Canada Chartered Corporation LegalP SchoolSupplies ALETTERFKQM One of out Satisfied Purchasers" Capital Fiuaucial Agents, Fiscal Agen is Brokers. Coliicrics LW All Standard Handled HEAD B C HAMILTON YOUN'GUEunnfeera and Room 4, Whitney Block., ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F, .B. Whitney Block: Room 9 JAS. A; JVra'cd'o.aald Block.' Redpath .Street. Lethbridge Alia. W: M. Calgary and Lethbridge: Specialist in Fireproof- ing, Beating and ventUa< tion. E. Carver, M.B.A-.A. Etc., Manager Lethhridge Office, Bryan Blwefc. OUR POINT OF VIEW After the snow, cometh the sun That avrful scare Britishers suffer- ed over the German nary does not seem to have lasted long. John Bull keeps his head pretty level. This is fine weather for nreet if they are planted. It doesn't help much if they are not. Three by-laws will voted upon on Mar JO. Do you know what they are? If not. get busy and find Do not vote ignorantly or with only partial knowledge. team hat heard oil Who are the fllteen men? want aome to enthuse "over. Qinrd Mid "If t kntw 1 dk toworrow, nerertheleN Paper Sixteen different patterns Five different Wood Work and Pyro, Sets Worth of new putterim frame moulding. All ReceiTed Today M7 at 6 p.sa. 2 remain open work to suit mj The foUowinf ii a -of ia letter received from Mr. R. W. Wallace a farmer at Clareaholm and who Mcompanied one of bur exciir- and pnrctatwi firtar- ierM Of from fall; He the winter Tiahinf the fruit diatricti in the and is now settled on bis land at Burton City, Arrow Lakes. Paliaade, Colorado, March li, 1909. Dear Mr. Freeman, Tbia ia a fmit country, a yalley wbich ie one solid orchard. These or- at per Is feetabore sea letei. They have to irrigate and water W.OO ptr acre per is no reaaon why Arrow Lake lands should not bring ae much in M tbew I Mtisfitd tbat we can M mnch and as food fruit there. and without irrigation. Valley will be another Palisade if the pvopto who art InletfiMl in land thim dd their Yours truly, B. W. WALtACE PRIDE: 6? ALBERTA. Sons of EoglaN Beflefi't Meets in the Hall very first and Ihird: Wednesday hi month at 8 p.m. For full particulars apply f t W. J. Wade, Fred T. EobinV Sec.. Boi 57, and build ;.er. Estimates cheerfully given. pairs and .alteratioas executed the shortest Box: 730, Leth- bridge, Alta. H. HOLTr-Contractor and build- erv Estiinates furtiished free. Repairs and alterations promptly attended to. All work'guaranteed. Box 93, Leth- bridge. Are iattrasied in fnslt growlnir Are you in fishing Are in ahootingr Are you interested in makfnc Ara intenated ia boating f mooty? Art in Mevrint a with all these desirable eharaeteris. If M, Jota OM of our excursionamnd eee for yourself the country, you MA all tbinfi