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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LITNMIOCI, ALT4L. FRIDAY, AMIL 8. lift. Daily HeroM Printed Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd.. every' lawful evening at office. Round St., Lethbridfe. Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, Manning Di- rector Editor Subscription Hates Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered 2.00 Daily, three delivered 1.00 Daily, one month, delivered J6 Daily, one year, by mail 9.00 Daily, viz months, by mail 1.76 Daily, three by mail.. .86 Weeftly Herald, one year -.....1.50 Addresses changed as often as de, sired, but both new and old addreu must be given. HAD TO HELP C. P. R. The Conservatives in Parliament and in their.press have been severe- ly criticising the government's ac- tion in advancing a loan of ten mil- lion dollars to the Grand Trunk Pacific to help them over a tempor- ary tightness in the money market when the company would have to get money at a great loss. The cri- tics have not evidently recalled an exactly similar circumstance twen- ty-five years ago -when the Conser- vatives were in power. The Can- adian Pacific Company was up ag- ainst exactly the same problem and wanted a. loan of thiry million dol- lars advanced. The Liberal opposi- tion opposed the action but the go- vernment-carried it through. Sir Charles Tupper in a recent publish- ed article, in telling of th incident says that the opposition said it was not a loan as the government would never get it back. he say "the loan was well repaid -with inte est before it was due." There is no doubt that powerful financial interests are trying to em barraes the Grand Trunk Pacific ev en similar efforts were fort against the C. P. E. at the time re ferred to. It is the government' duty now, as then to see the compan through, not so much in the interest of the comjony but because it is the interests of the country, to hav the railway completed as soon a possible. Sir Charles' reference to the C. P R. loan is as follows: "Shortly after I had concluded I received a cable from my .coJ league, the Hon. H. Pope, wh was acting .minister of railways saying that the Canadian Pa- cine Railway Company' was in trouble and asking me to come out I found on reaching Canad that the hostility of rival railway interests in New York and Lon don had closed both markets ag ainst them, and they were unable to1' proceed with the work, After thoroughly investigating the- po- sition, with the approval of the government L proposed to Parlia ment to grant the company t loan for four years of forty mil- lion dollars at four per cent. Mr. Blake, who strongly opposed the loan, said across the House: "Don't call it a loan, you know we will nevr get a dollar." The loan was granted. Sir Donald Smith (now Lord Strathcona) drove the last spike in Novem- ber, 1885, the line was open for traffic in 1886, five years before the contract required, and, the loan was well repaid with interest, be- fore the contract required 'RBRB fore it was due. When it is re- membered that at the time that contract for the construction of the Canadian Pacific railway was made the line as located did not interest any community of one hundred white men from Nipis- tho .started on the trail new sensation, the sober second thought of Canada will, your correspondent believes, real, ize that the House of Commons did the proper and appropriate thing and took the wisest action. OUR POINT OF VIEW The Kootenay magistrate, who re- sorted to the use of the whipping post to punish a. young man, who hatf attempted to outrage a young girl, deserves to be commended. Pun- ishment of this character is required in order to make these fiends realize that they are as low in the scale brutes. An American hospital director says Canadian nurses are to be found in practically every American hospital. He failed to add that many of them seem to win the hearts of patients and doctors and are chosen to pre- side over the destinies of American homes. The Canadian girl is a win- ner. ter the of tendered Brother Mowtt for hit in- structive address and to Bro. Doubt of Pincher Creek Lodge No. 5, man- ager of the Alberta Hotel, who enter- tained the brothers to Dinner in a very handsome manner. Harry Gladstone, for supplying li- quor to an interdicted person, was on Friday last sentenced by J. Bid- dell, J. P., to a fine of or two months in quod. It is sincerely to be hoped that this will prove a val- uable lesson to all concerned as it is anything but conducive to law observance to see a man who has been "flagged" not to "stop." Echoes of the Chicago wheat cor- ner are heard here these days. For- tunate holders of some of last year's crop are offered considerably over a dollar and are holding for more. MM11IM1MIMI A Hamilton minister asks the ladies of his congregation to take off their hats in church. That minister is wise in his day and generation. The hat in vogue this year is cap- able of hiding not only a minister but an entire choir from the view of the man in the rear of it. The Montreal Board of Trade refus- ed to send delegates to the conven- tion at Detroit to secure better trade relations between Canada and the United States. They say Canada does not need United States trade, the boot being new on the other foot. Despatches to St. Petersburg say that Japan is sending large reinforce- ments to Manchuria. Car Of Buffalo Brand Rolled Oats On Track Today The tarttey Co, Ltd, iri MtJil Phut THE FIGHT FOR GOOD SHOES is eliminated when you make your shoe selections here. The reason? We have every size, every shape, every style that everybody everybody's figure. What is want We can meet it the way you want at the money you have to spend. F. German TheShoeman sing, in Ontario, to the shores of the Pacific ocean, it is not strange that doubt as to the finammial re- sults would have been entertain- NAVAL DEFENCE Canada's part in naval defence as outlined at Ottawa by Sir Wilfrid is meeting with the approval of fair minded men. The" Ottawa correspondent of the Christian Guardian, Toronto, hits the nail on the head when he says: It was an epoch-making debate one which marked another step forward in the development of the Dominion as a nation. Ca- nada, as represented by the House of Commons, put itself on record as prepared to assume the defence of her7 own shores and as being ready-to establish a navy, to act as a protection to the; Dominion's commerce in times oi peace, and as an auxiliary to the Imperial fleet if war should ever break out. The plan as expressed by Sir Wilfrid-was to inaugurate a Ca- nadian navy, buiit up along the lines of our militia, which would serve the same purpose on sea as our troops on land. The Premier made it very plain that he had no intention of being stampeded by a war scare into nudden and spec- tacular in this deter- mination he was backed by the House. The British War Office will be communicated with, and in due time a naval policy formu- lated, wbioh will harmonise with Great Britain's. Ardent Imperialists will probab- ly chafe orer the apparent inac- of? the House of Commons. They will have sarcastic things to say; Wben present fevered bM Mown aw, when the bot btood whkb sur time of hss coofed, Md vhen Fred W. Downer's suggestion that Lethbridge men should travel to Seattle in a special car is one of the best things ever offered in the pub- licity line. A car with the proper advertising floats on the outside would bring Lethbridge into prom- inence not only at the big Seattle fair but at points along the line tween this city and the Pacific coast. It is to be hoped the plan can be carried out. With the new curfew by-law strict- ly enforced, the boys and girls will have plenty of time to do their homework. Side A Plea for Playgrounds Plenty of room for dives and dens (Glitter and glare and sin) Plenty of room for prison pens (Gather the criminals Plenty of room for jails and courts, (Willing enough to But never a place for the lads to race No, never a place to play. Plenty of rooms for shops and stores (Mammon must have the best) Plenty of room for the running sores That rot in the city's breast! Plenty of room for the lures that lead The hearts of our youth astray, But never a cent on a playground spent No, never a place to play. of room for schools and halls, Plenty of room for art; 'lenty of room for teas and balls, Platform, stage and mart. is the finds a place For many a: fad today, But she's more than blind if she fails to find A place for the boys to play. The 3 Button Sack No matter what other styles may come and go, many men cling to this one style -the 3 Button SacL The Fit-Reform models for spring show how much style can be put into Sack BEGIN BLOCK 30 HEAD of All young and in good shape. Apply for Particulars J. F. ROGERS Sale Stables Wood St. LETH BRIDGE secure A fine chance to centrally located resident- ial site on GLYNST. 2 lots PRICE Terms to suit purchaser J. I. EAKIN CO. P.O.BlKk Pkwe383 Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE 63 ,7 McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole AflenU for LethbricU." A- Tennesee exchange _says that, the tobacco traffic, and they have "One noteworthy feature of the pro- joined hands with the liquor forces to ive them a chance for innocent sport Give them a chance for fun Better a playground plot than a court And a jail when the harm is "done! A larger hill for darker ill, v So give them a chance to play! A. McCarthy, in Journal of Education. hihitory law is that the, cigar and cigarette makers have discovered that the curtailment of the liquor traffic is accompanied with a decrease .in oppose the prohibition movement; which is proof that tobacco is no more a iriend of the American home than is We have jnit unloaded 2 cars a car of PAPER Gall or write for prices THE SOUTH ALftERTA LUMlEiX CO. LTD. Diytoo, CHir of Blfisoa IflQi PHONE 226 SoHtt Ifrican Scrip AND Half Breed Scrip For Sale APPLY TO TbeVilliiBSNTiyiBrlichinlsCo. Inkers Ednoitoi, llti, TO THE PUBLIC We have bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for D RAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Cadi on delivery. J. S. Phillips A. L. Patteson Phone 70 -Office in Nelson Store PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. S GALBRAITH-Physiciaa Surgeon, Accoucher. a.m., p.m. Office 914 Red- path 8t. 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANf -Rcdpath Street. a.m.. 2-3. 7-8. DR. A. and roous. Stafford Block. Office 12. 1.3. 7-3.30. Phone night and daj 277. DR. J. E. Surgeon, Accoucher, Oddfellows' Block. 9 a.m.. 11 to 1. 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day aud night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Office a.m.. 2-g p.m.. 7.8 p.m. UNDERTAKING ADD ISDN SON-Leading Under- taker? and Einbalmers. The oldest established business in the city. Phone 102. Office and residence 321 Crabb St. Parlors open day and night. T. S. FETTERLY-FUNERAL Dl- RECTOR AND EMBALMER-Car- riages and equipment new and up to date. Parlors opposite fire hall. Open day and night. Phone P- 0. Box 493. MUSIC MADAM Pi- aniste, organ and voice produc tion. Visits or receives pupils, preparatory or advanced. Coacbing for exams. Howard House, Crabb Street. JAMES RICHARDSi Machine Shop, etc. Box 432 Near Steam Laundry Automobiles, Gasoline Engines, Stejwn.Ploughg and Threshing Outfits General Repairs Work of every description Satisfaction guaranteed OFFICE SUPPLIES POINTING- WESTERN STAT10NEBY CO., LTD Legal Forms School: Supplies We Are Leading Our business'is increasing Why? Because the public have at last found the proper place where 'they can; get. satisfaction in Cleaning and Pressing their Garments. If you are -not yet one of our customers give us a ;trials V C1TV DYE WORKS TelefihoN 353 louid Street MR. ALBERT oi 'iny- Briggs, M.A., Song Singing and Voice -Culture. Pupil of Chaa. Hancock, F.R.C.O., L.RA-M-. Organ and Theory. Voice culture, pipe" organ, piano, harmony and theory, -song singing. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. :Ternu on application. Box 690. Leth bridge. AHa. JOHANNES H. MACMILLIAN-Pu- pil oi Henri Verbruggen, cf Eouns, Italy; Carl Simius, of Berlin, Ger- many. High Class Scotch music specialty. Open for recitals, ban-. quets, concerts, etc. For terms ap. :ply Royal Collieries, Lethbridge. LEGAL L. M. and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bank, Lethbridge. Wi-.'-C. Barris- tef, etc. Office: Southard Block. C. F. P. CpNYBEARE, K.C., DiG.L.; Barrister, Solicicor, Etc. Office, Conybeare Block, Lftthbridge, Al-_ H. A. J. Solicitor, Notary. Room 14 Staf- ford Blk. SURVEYING IF YOU INTEND TO BUILD a resi- dence, save money and time by consulting J. H. White, architec- tural draughtsman and contractor, Lethbridge P. O. COWLEY NOTES Gowley, April local lodge Oddfellows held their annual lurch parade on Sunday last at 3.30 o the Presbyterian Church where the Anglican service was conducted by ev. Mr. Mowatt, chaplain of the. odge. The clergyman delivered ,a" most- thoughtful mhd appropriate ad- dress on the words "Bear ye one an- ther's burdens and so fulfil the law t Christ." The collection taken was aid of the Widow- and Orphans' of the The parade ery respectable in numbers consid- ring .the horrible condition of the roads which- prevented the attend- ance of many from Pincher Crek, For 50c up you can King of Diamonds Wings of the Morning Capt. of the KcnsM Wheel of fortune Special Messenger Firing Line Silent Places Biased Trail Pillar of Lifhl Man on the Box Lorimev of the Korth- West. and others to from. All HEALTHY READING. My MtiiUnU ftop work 6 p.m. My iWRttta open to mj patrons, Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Financial Agents; Fiscal AgenU Brokere. for Roytl Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD B, C. HAMILTON and SuTveypra. .Room. 4, Whitcey Block. ARCH ITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F. B. Whitney; Block. Room 9- THE JAS. A' Afacdonald Block; Eedpath Lethbridge Alta. W. M. Calgary and Lethbridge. Specialist in Fireproof- ing, sanitation, heating yehtilg' tion. Ernest :JE. M.B.A A ATR.A., A.A.I.C., Etc.. Managef Lethbridge Office, Bryan Block. and' build- er. Estimates cheerfully given. Re- pairs and alterations executed at the shortest notice.. Box 730. Letb- bridge, LODGE OF No. 293, ALBERTA, and have a look' at what we have to offer in LANDS Secure a Home while they are to he had at a reasonable price. We go via the. Crow Neat returning via the main line, giving you the privilege of seeing the beautiful mountain scenery on both lines. Excur- sion leares Lethhridge and points on the C. and E. line on IMS of EogtHl lenefit Society Meets in the Hall every first and third; Wednesday the month at 8 p.m: For full particulars apply W. J. Wade, Fred T. W. President. Sec.. Box 57. utunip Mfn HI Meets 1st and 3rd M o n d aye inK.of P Hall at fc o'clock. W, H. and build- er.: Estimates furnished free: Repairs and. attended- to. All -work "'Box 96, Leth- R. engineer and contractor. Lighting and pow. er installations. Plans and specifi- cations. Office McXeownV Hard ware.' Phone 302. -7: -v- Call or write for information; There' manejr in fruit lasds. cheapest. We have Isnds that are be ing rapidly developed. hare the, M. FREEMAN, General Agent brethren are cordially invited. a. AtHCROFT, 34-ly GU5 NEIDIQ, A.F. A.M., Q.R.A. Lethbridge Lodge Regular meeting nif ht. the third Thursday of each month in the Hall, P. 0. Block, Visiting brethren will a hearty A> C. O. Y' SecreUry. P. O. Box BI7. FOR BEST to Wil- liam Watts, builder and contractor. London Road. 15 years experience. Estimates.: free. PEACE METAL WEATHER STRIP :will last a lifetime. Saves storm sash. Absolutely excludes .drafts; dust and smoke. R. J; Thompson. P. Ov Box M3; TSJi GEORGE and builder. Estimates free. Repairing and alterations a specialty. Tem- porary office City Bakery, Ford St.. or Box 366; City. MISCELLANEOUS r. EAKIN, PUBLIC STENOCL Postofflce Block. Tclcphoiie No. 388. Leth bridge, Alta. Modem Woodmen of Lethbridfe Camp No. in the Oddfellows Hall second and fcnrth Wednesday ol month. Visltim neifhfeors will al- ways a hearty welmnt. Ooan- eiifor, 0. W. Whitinfj W. A Olerk. W. ERNEST Christian Scitntist. Service every Sunday a.m. above Herald of- fice. OM W. rt. BROWN-Oirrlage peinter, painter, paper sifn etc- 85 ArgyJe Ave. ;