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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 29, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHMIOM, ALTA., THURSDAY, APRIL It. (Ml. Daily HeroW Printed by Uw Daily Herald Printing LuJ., every lawful evening at Canadian Branch. Suu Co., office. Round St., Lethbridge. Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, Di- rector Editor Subscription Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered 2.00 Daily, three months, delivered Daily, one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail ......3-lW This snow storm surely was i Daily, six months, by .mail 1.75 lo bo a sure iorerunner of Daily, three months, by mail.. .861 Wetatly Herald, one year 01 ti.o icui waiunc AioerU Addresses changed ss as de-1 weather, iired, but both new and old address must be given. j Hou G w idea OI- SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office in the world FOUNDED A.D. 17 SO Bl-CENTCNAMV UIU HOME OFFICE i LONDON. ENGLAND t idiBrf, H. M. AUckbum. C. B. BOWMAN, AGENT, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. OUR POINT OF VIEW Snow is termed "the ituoridge is certainly "JUjthoridge J'QQ i iteautifui" all oyer now. seamen ior the Canadian KEEP OUT THE RATS 'navy is a goou one. Good ships The Canadian West has been sing- iwil-h poorly trained men would be uk-rly free from" pests and plagues, j combination.___ ai t whatever losses and annoyances j it is un ill wind that Wows nooouy of this sort there were have of central largely the fault oi the people ''leiu-jijcnool have no complaint about the selves. The farmers of Western Cj. today. adf. lose millions o-f dollars every j yea i because of the weeds they v allowed to get into their grain and onit their land. Insect pests The troubles of erstwhile despotic rulers are numerous, it looks as li Sultan of Turkey will have troubles of his own even as Castro is having. r WHITHER (Toronto Telegram) The London Times gave nearly .six columns to the death and biography of the Poet Swinburne. Which is about one-third the space Toronto papors would have given to the life and times of a York State foot race. When England is as much interest- ed in the death of a, poet as Canada is in tho life of Longboat, it is time for the old land to pause and ask whither is it drifting. been practically unknown. At the time the West se'i is i threatened' with a serious nuisance The provincial government realizes the way or an invasion oi rats ;.ro jj.' that there is something doing in this the United States. .Few people -.a cjcity and is hustling along- the up-to- iiny idtia of the great amount- of date telephone system here so that damage that is. done by these people may have even: facility to ents. Conservative estimates pro- j keep up with, the rush of business. pared by an English authority show that there are estimated to oe onej The banks are opening many rat for every acre" in Jingland in the wealthy rural com- Waies, and that each rat does dam- imunities in the east- to gather in tho age to the extent of at least one j surplus cash of the rich farmers penny, per day, making a total loss! there. They are opening numerous annually of lifteen million pounds or' branches in the west to land the nearly one hundred million dollars. money. They get it for three per Ahother authority says that- the rats; and lend it for eight, nine or of Great Britain do more ten. This-less the cost of handling than the tigers aad cobras of india, I the money leaves a good business and the havoc wrought -by rats with' pro lit. life fcjad limb maJie motor-car accL- J dents sink into insignificance. A It is announced that the.Bank jf merchant suited, that in one night'Montreal purposes confining its in- rats did damage to goods in his; vestments in the future to Canada. warehouse to the extent of two hun-1 it is a pity thai every .financial in- dred dollars. jstitutions in the country does not Considering these figures and tjie same policy. Canada is j culating in slignt degree great enough to warrant the j enormous damage that would be j investment of all the money deposit- i done in this country should rats m the .banks of the country in the i come plentiful, it behooves the jwo- j country itself. The practice of tak- ple of this country to use their our money across the line and to Brazil and Mexico for investment A NARROW ESCAPE Owing to the" storm no effort was made to search for the body gt the river yesterday. Tuesday a crew in a boat with two grappling irons dragged the river between the place of accident and the big bridge. Bat their efforts were fruitless. Once the ron at the stern caught and tlw rope stopped the drifting boat while the current nearly swamped it. The nan at the bow slackened his rope- just ,in time for the current was carrying his iron and rope down the stream, and between the two tba LSwist's f White Soap Just placed in stoc The Bentley Co, Ltd. nil Nut UTWIKE OF HIGHEST MERIT (nothing too good Ior the ladies, you know) fill many a box and shelf in this store run to suit the people. We attend to large and careful buy- ing, honest pricing and polite selling, but you are the judges when it comes to handing out the awards of merit. We would like to be put on trial to- 1 day. boat was nearly upset. While an effort was made to drag that part of the river thoroughly, still it would be only on a chance of finding the body? for the river is wide and the current strong, while, the hooks are small. F. German 30 HEAD of JUST AR All young and in good shape. Apply 'for J. F. ROGERS Sale Wood St. LETHBRIDGE Martin Fagen's tailor shop at Dauphin; Man., was destroyed by. fire. Mrs.-. Fagen-upset a lamp and was badly "buraed. most endeavor to prevent suck a con- dition- At present there axe no iiere. 1C is the duty ox" every person then to inaKe a special effort, to kiil every rat "that comes, should there be any, as there undoubtedly will as population and traffic increases. does not display faith in the re- sources of our own land. Carmangay was hardly on the map before two banks rushed in to pro- vide the people in that district v jh currency and check books. The- v ty b'anks are opening branches in "-nis i district will soon warrant the estab- lishment of a clearing house in. lixii city. The matter of an electric railway has been mooted in 1-etn- bridge, out as yet has not been up seriously, although a number oij the Quebec io-cai capitalists have-a charter for a fcamiot be upcm to voice racial railway connecting i opinions of the prOposi- of the neighooring towns. jtion before that body creftt4j Tht djscussion about the city. taiaagJBoard of Control in the city of Mo t> over the .Agricultural Society grounds.; real has Deea pefgrygd iias brought the matter to the fore' again. .UJthbridge in itseii is not by any means large enough to consider tne ouilding oi a street railway. If tne fair grounus are acquired oy the city, as seems prooaole, and made into a popular resort the matter of trans- portation wiU come in for some con- of city to vote upon. Quebec should resort to the referendum prin- ciple right away. Unsuccessful bidders ior the-pub- lication oi Ontario's new school books declare that the T. Eaton Go, bid low in, order to get the job to advertise their business. The argument is a sideration. Ihen, too, there is a pos- likely one as the Eaton Company sibiiity oi the C. .f. it. station, i have no objection to losing on the moved as ihs present quarters un.- contract if they gain in the long run doubtediy ara too limited. There i by getting a lot of publicity through- nas not been any oitieiai announce- j the province. The ways of :ad- nient of Uiia matter, but it vertising are many. very probable in. tne more or less j distant iuture- A street railway wivn j SETTLERS' RECORD baggage and ireigiit txansier corsi Swan Anderson, from Litchville, N. .would be almost a necessity in has with_a car ol-set- contingency. tiers' effects and will settle at War- These ai'e not, however, the strong- est points in favor of some move Wallace Simpson and Auction Sale BY W. L. Wilson, Auctioneer Entries are now invited for the Auction Sale to beheld at BDNNELL M FOBUMrS tlKBV BMI on SATURDAY, MAY 1, '09 at 2.30 p.m. W. L. Wilson Phone 189 Auctioneer .i-liis'- would be greatly in the interests tins isity ii it were connected with Coaldale, Stirling. ftaymond aud Jlagrath'ljy a radial railway giv-uiif -a. service every hour or two. The lines would run tiirough a largfc area of irrigated land thai would be devoted to dairying, fruit growing and other Thomas .Simpson, have arrived from Brighton., each with a car o settlers' effects and go south on'the A. E. 4 I. to settle at Warner.- forms oi intensive farming1 were connections given with. .These- lines could be laid so. ma to serve the city as well. 'The line to Coaldale: could be made to pass through or close to the North Ward, the eastern warehouse district, and the (probable location of a new ata tion a move is made. The line coming in from the south could be made to serve the fair grounds traf- fic well: As to "the cost, ilr. Taylor of Ed- monton, an authority on these mat- speaking in Moose Jaw recently stated that a mile of city track, in- cluding wires, poles, etc., should not exceed The radial lintg outr side of the city would not cost as mticn. Cars ,and other incidentals would cost, he estimates, about 000 for a city From thas.; figures some idea cwa b? '.forme4 as to the-cost of a line as out- lined above. Thare is no immediate necessity for an ekctric service but it would be well for the city to consider it M Store. Good second-hand Of all kinds cheap. Rock- era from oOc up. If yon have a stove to sell see us and get W.LWILSON AUCTIONEER For your next sale. Rooms beside A. building Phone 189 We have several Fully Modern Houses FOR SALE Close in. Terms P. O.BUck FkMe3S3 Soitli If (lew Scri AND, Half Ireel fcrip For Sale I MF 'WHMnHNRi InrVT Hwitw, Wtj, and have a look at what we have to offer in FRUIT LANDS Secure a Home while they are to be had at a reasonable price. We go via the Grow's Nest returnb g via the main line, giving yon the privilege of teeing the beautiful mountain on both lines. Excur- sion leaves and on the C. and E. line on Evening of May 5th Call dr write for information. There's money in fniit We the cheapest. We Mare lands that being, rapidly developed. M. FREE General Agent Lcthbridge, Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Go. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ON E 63 TO THE PUBLIC We have bought out the Star Transfer Co. Braying Dutfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly Cath on delivery. J. S. Phillips A. L PattesH Phone 70 Office in Nelroo Stoie PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL OR. W. ft. Surfeoo. Accoucher. 9 a.m.. 8-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 9U Red path St. Phone 63. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANI Street. a.m.. 2JJ. f-8. DR. A. and rooi.n. Stafford Block. Office 12, 1-3, 7-3.30. Phone night and 277. DR. J. E. Surgeon, Accoucher, Oddiellowji' Block. 9 a.m.. n to I. 3 to .5, 7 to 8. Phone, day night. 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., C.M.-SpeciaJ- Ear, Nose and -Throat Stafford Block, Lethhridge, Alta. :a.ra.; 2-5 p.m. UNDERTAKING ADD ISDN fit. SON-Leading Under- takers and Embalmers. The oldest established business in the city SOIi? Office and residence! 32] Crabb St. Parlors- open dav find night. 0 0 9 o 6 0 o 0 ,0 0 We Are Leading Our business is increasing daily. .Why? Because the public have at last found the proper place where they can get satisfaction in Cleaning and Pressing their Grannents. If you are not yet one of our customers give a Telepfcm 3S3 RECTOR AND riages and equipment new and up to date Pariors opposite fire half and night. Phone 493. MUSJC MADAM pi- auiste, organ and voice produc tion. Visits or receives pupils, preparetory or adyanced. Coaching for sxams. Howard House, Orabb Street. MR. ALBERT ELY-Pupil oi ur. M.A., Song 8inging and Voice Culture. Pupil of Chas. Hancock, Esq., F.R.C.O., L.HA.M-. Organ and Theory. Voice culture. pipe organ, piano, harmony and theory, song singing. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. on application. Box Utb bridge, Alta. JOHANNES H. pu of Henri. Verbruggen, of Home Italy; Carl Simins, of Berliri, many. High Class Scotch music specialty. Open for recitalt, ban- quets, .concerts, etc. For terms, ap. ply Collieries, Lethbridge LEGAL L. and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bank, Lethbridge. W. C. SIMMONS-Advocate, Barris- etc. Office; Block. IF YOU INTEND TO BUILD a resi- dence, save, money and time by consxdting J. White; architec- tural; draughtsman and contractor, Lethbridge P. 0. 109-6 Canada Western Chartered Corporation C3apital C; F. P. CONYBEARE, K.C., D.C.L.; Barrister, Etc. Office Conybeare Block, Al- berta. H. A. Solicitor, Notary. Room 14 Staf- ford Blk. SURVEYING HAM ILTON V and Surveyors. Room 4, Whitney ARCH ITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F. B. Room 9. Whitney Block. Financial Agents, Brokers. Fiscal Agents for Royal CtHjeries Ud All Stocki HandUd HEAD OFFICEr-VICTOBIA. B.'. C JAS.- A; Macdonald Redpatb Street. Lethbridge Alta. Calgary and Lethbridge, Specialist in Fireproof- ing, sanitation, heating and ventila- tion. Ernest E. Carver. M.B.A.A.. Etc., Mcoager Lethbridge Office, Bryan Block. lull every the month at 8; particulars .apply W. J. Wide, j. W. Presidoht; v BT, B and buJJil- et-JSatimates cheerfully given; Re- pairs and alterations executed si tbe shortest notice. Box Letb- engineer and Lighting tna pow. er installations. "Plans and specifi- cations. Office McKeown's' Hard ware. Phone 303. iir Meeta Isi and 3td Mondayt 'in-K.'of-Pi at o'clock. FOR BEST WORK-Apply to Wil- liam Watts, builder and contractor, London Jload. 15' years experience. Estinjates free. GEORGE BEATON-Contrictor and builder. Estimates free. Bepmiriiii and specialty. Tern- porary office City Bakery, Ford St., or Box 366, City. bretliren are cordially invited. A4HCROFT, W.P. 34-ly QUt NilOIQ, A.F. It A.M., G.R.A. Lodge Regular meeting nifht. the third Tbnrtday of month iu the Hall, P. 0. Blovk, 8 p.m. VWttttf bnthntt will aL nesive a hMrt "0. Hester. W.M. F. C. J. H.- Drafts- man and -contractor: Estimates cheerfully "given; If you; waiit to seerour new ideas in construction, let us show you: They won't cost you anything. Address Lethbridge P. MISCELLANEOUS L EAKIN, PUBLIO STKNOO. RAPHER-Offlw, Postoffloe Block. Telephone No. M. Mo. MeeU in tfM OMfsttows and month. s dflor, 0. W. Wblwat; BMk Chirk. W. TtoWMN. ERNEST LAMIREOHT Qhrlttiw Service every Sunday at a.m. above Herald of- fice. W. W, BROWN-OrrUfe painter, hoote paper nanger, lign "writer, etc. V Aijrfir Ave. Phone PIAOt MCTAL will Uit lifetiiM, Sares Mah. AUoIaUly dJitfti doit and amoke. B. 7. Thomptov, r o. ;