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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 26, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta E. SIMFSON HERALD W. ought to be able to get their Uppers''und lye at concert on SUBSCRIPTION: 12.00 a year ADVERTISING. Month 51.001 {Nothing will tickle Uockioller moro than 'the that 'Ixi Id-headed poo- are never asylum. IOUIK! in a goal or GOSSIP ON THE SIDE Off THE TRACK. It Malcolm Mackenzie, M. L. A., of Micleod, is correctly reported, ho'did Ik'thbniige a decided injustice; in some comments lie made on our bill seeking -a charter as a city. The re- says SLedioihe Hat made live first application for a charter, ami Lothbndge followod" suit, implying that this town only made the appli- cation, m oi'Jer .not to allow the to get -ahead of us. ''Mr. Mackenzie's whole, argument is wrecked 'by the the fiis-t place to seek a charter. Mc-Jicine lint -took, up -five mutter its solicitor came here to look ovei the charter prepared' by LeL-hbrkige's t-own solicitor. Mr. Mackenzie should 'be sure of hris grouml before he makes insula- tions'in the Legislature. ''There are some great grafters iu Vankee -'dom. Buffalo is the scene one of t'he greatest scandals of the age.. 'A cemetery was sold to the U. iS. Oowmncut fur an armory. A nan was given for every corpse vuiovt'd. Jt was estimated -the cost of his work wouhd be but tlio uiKkrtukcT's bill was investigation proved that had cut some of ahe bodies up into as many as fil'ieoii pieces and charged for the internment of each piece. What sins the love of moiwy 'inspires jxkiplo to commit. A good m-any of the fire -insurance companies could escape- payment on the Sun 'Francisco losses if they de- Let us keep the grass on the town square as green as possible until the fall. Use water upon it frevly, v so MK? color -.Till not have a chance NoUiing the town than u'-green cover- ing on the square until the cold weather. Now that 'the spoiling or- ganizations propose 'to patronize the new athletic grounds, ilie square'can IKJ converted into a park. Avenues of trees might easily planted from corner 'to corner. Bods of flow- ers -dot 'the entire square. What we need is to create at once a park, that in a few years will be a 'gwKk'U of -and a ivcroation and breathing-spot'for our citizens. Mann, Imwrkip, hi 187G, Maun being between the age of GO and 65 yoars. coatahvcd the following patch- ed pieces: 81 rows, 400 pieces in each row, 88 10 in row, 30 pieces in each row, b9 rows, 6 pieces in each row, 534; 80 rows, 6 pieces io each row, 480; total, Yours etc., VV, A. ilaun." Can't some of our ladies boat this record. If so, let us know, ior we would like nothing better than to rim this iKxastur down east. INVITE THEM TO COME. The iiieinbers of 'the Legislature in all likelihood will make a trip to ihe south country this summer or fall, likely in the fall, when the sug- ar beet factory -at Raymond is op- erating. This trip will enable them to see our thriving 'town, and the Town Council and Board of Trade should write -away at once and -invite -Legislators to visit us, if they make 'a trip to Raymond. It vill.pay members to see -as'some of vheir policies bear ih-is provision: is 'Iwivby declared and agrecHl that this company shall not be liable to make good any loss or dtuiraye by fire which shall happen or arise by any for- eign invasion, or by any insur- rection, riot or civil commotion or by any military or usurped power, or -by any explosion, earthquake, volcanic eruptions, subterranean fires, or hurricane, and this policy shall remain sus- pended -and be of no effect m re- spect to any loss or damage which shall happen or arise dur- ing the period of any of -these contingencies." Jt is understood 'the companies will al of Albcrtav A good many of then know little about this seotion, a trip down here will enlighten- them on our resources and activity. As a bonus' to the beet sugar .dustry is a matter for early consrd by the Legislature, a visi ;io' the factory at liaj-mono: is1 ncces sary in order to inform, the member 'of .'Parliament on the -amount o money invested in -this business and the wonderful opportunities it offei ,-the farmer rto .enrict ;the soil as we cas his pockets with the jinxluctio iof sugar beets. By all means let us seud an en- thusiastic inA-ita.tiou :to the Leg- islature to pay our district a visit. When they come down-we will guar- antee them a right royal welcome. No bolter advertisement for our cli- mate could be oflt.'rod. Strangers would at once be forced to wit'h aduijraft'ion, is the prettiest place in We fcave the opportunity now to develop a fine park. Let us avail ourselves of it. It will pay: us, eve-n if -the town h.-is to 'go to ihe expense of having a gai'denor -to look after the park. Xot a citizen woukl object to money spent in this way, for it woukl be a pitrk Vor -the people, not for -any class or sot of individuals. NQW is the time to promote ihe soheme and not a moment should -be lost. A man with a '-'clay pj_pe" is soiue- timcs dubbed -'-'a navvy" or a "poor 'but 'the old clay provides peace to the mind of luuuy a millionaire aod man of prominence. The Toron- to Saturday .Nijfbt proves that in the following incittent w-hioh ii re- lates: "When Hon. U. W. Uoss premier, of .Ontario uliere was on em- ployee at the ieguslative 'buildings seemed to grow cold aad sil- ent. The impression was created that he did not much approve of the change that been nia-de. Oiie o the oiucials ncxticed this and seized a favorable opportuaity to qiieetaou him as to iiis opinion about the new ot enforce this clause, but will pay ollar for dollar. If they do, the ublic will consider them more gen- -ous than recent articles have''made hem out to be. Chief Parry is walking around with big stick these days, commanding jobplvj to clean up -their yards. It s to be hoped the day is near .when very citizen will 'be so ambitious or the cleanliness of -the town that he will have his yard 'spick -and span" as soon snow leavt.-s UK; ground. TWO VERSIONS. Sold Again Three Fine Lots on Dufferin St premier. -The man! shook; his -heat dismally, "'tie won't he aaid, don't, keep up no "dignity. What- d'ye think of baVd-bcaded I want' to have a few words Preskkint Conybeare of Board of Trade, not words of criticism, but of suggestion. I believe t'he Board of Trade is in a to campaign that will pro- vide us with -better postoffice accom- modatiou. This town is too to satisfiea w-it'h .t'he scanty_ room we possess.? at 'the anyway, it -is a: migbity poor for a 1 own'tQia'L-. -bodsts.'-. of progrcs- siveness. gebtirig- a sight of our office would imagine struck Smith's-'Corners or Shelby Junction. Jjcthbridge is itext monton aud C-algary -in postal busi- ness, ami yc-t iletlicine Hat 'has grab- up a postoffice 'while 'were at the''.switch." by four towns" -in 'the east that bave "more .-the' appearance of a cemetery than the home of live people, sess substantial postoffice buiWiogs. Now, what we want President Cony- beare to do, 'is to gtt the Board- of Tra-de on the trail of the Govera- ment and impress -it with -the abso- lute of a postoflice buil-dingl If needs be, holt! the up and..tell Ihem if'we don't get a post- office, we will move the whole town across the.border. Then we would it, for Sir- Wilfrid Laurier "would rather loose the premiership than a live, hustling centre like LetihbrWge. They say that Prince Arthur of Connaught 'has _a good for faces, and already his. tour of Canada, he has picked out three, or four fellows he met in the Old Land three or four years ago. Hs takes after Sir John Macdonald that respect. The old chief even remembered the names, too, awl_the story is told that on one occasion in Peterboro, Ont., Sir John was .Dik- ing along the street when he saw a grey-haired gentleman walking; wards him. '-'Who is that asked Sir John. -'''Oh, that man Smith from Dumroer towwihipi. He's the worst Grit in the country." That made 'no difference to Sir. .John, so when he came up to Smith, as we wHI call him, he exclaimed, "Well, how are you Mr. Smith was flabbergasted. A shake hands'followed, and Smith and John A. renewed an acquaintance that'had "And how is the Herald getting you -ask. Beautifully! We're growing, fast and will soon feel as tali as a Pacific coast -tree. Our subscript-ion list keeps jumping ahead, and fcae tune is coining whc-n the Herald will 'be in every home in t'he LethLuidge region. If you have not 'subscribed you'd better do so at once tuxl 'become -associated with t-he good bunch of people who read the Herald every week. We're not boosbiug the Herald, for we find our readers do that for us. This week we give an 8-page paper, and eight pages it will be in the future. Come around and see us any time you feel like it. Bring us some news, too, for the Herald wants to relate all the incidents of life in this happy and congenial communa-ty, where the sun always stones. I picked up a Winnipeg paper .the other day, and in order -to fill up ks alleged, funny column, it resortot to jokes about the earthquake Nothing is appreciated, more than a joke, 'but earthquakes that leave a procession of deaths and ruins, i too horrible to jest about. Thl particular Winnipeg sheet (I am not. a knocker, but I feel like 'ham mer'hVg their joke -artist over th head many times) gets too 'gay. In its front pagv skits, it casts' mean, dirty little' slurs on every man disagreeing with its policy on public qunsfaions, and the earthquake was worked in to make a few more dabs- A '-newspaper that can't crit- icise meu decently and fairly, ought to be ''knocked." LETHBRIDGE: CURRY UAS RESIGNED. Toronto, April W. Curry has resigneil >as crown prosecutor to accept the chief solicitorship for the Cuban Realty Company. A QUIET DAY. Edmonton, April House spent most of the day on the 'Cal- gary amendments .today. A few minor alterations were made to the wording, but no. change in thie prin- ciple of the bill. The -automobile bill and the uni- veraity bill were reported by the committee of the whole. The Empire Club, of Lett-bridge, and Pincher Creek Club bills went to the committee and are ready for final stages. Some complaints have 'been made at Macleod about winter wheat be- ing killed. The exceptionally mild winter may. have done the deadly work, as most o( the winter was truly a "sunny south." quickly made at a Conserya- .tive pic-nic several years a Awl .Smith, though a red-hot Liberal, never'lost admir- ation for the Conservative lewder from that time on. Many a. vote Sir John nwde through the wowJer- ful memory ami cheerful manner he possossexl. Have any of our ladies made patch qnn'Its. I presume 'they and to interest them, I take the lol- criminals' are' unknown. Jt is now certain that all baM-hcadcd people 11 lowing letter -from a recent of arc out of the St. Thomas, Ont., Times: I> "Having noticed in last Kcad the provisions of the new Al- day's issue elf the 'Times two beria Trrining law ami