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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 1, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRID6E HERALD PMNTING CO.. LTD. 0. D. AUSTIN. Editor Md Muager. W. JORDAN. SHpt. of Job Departaci saBSCRIPTION: In Advance - tLSO a year Otherwise - 2.00 a year ADVERTISING: Per Month - 1.00 Per Inch OUR POINT IF VIEW Kcop this over before you, "The ARricultural College for ,Lotbbrkigo." Ilosolutions do not go far townrd Rocuritig such an object. Tnlk H ' up. Public opinion is a powerful fnc-tor in such mnttei's ond public opinion is made, not bom. The announcement that R. L. Dor-tion. Interest in the higher plane of politics i.s increased �by the personality of great loaders. To see and hoor the man who is a leader in the political world creates a greater and a healthier interest in politics than can Iw gained by rea ' ing more or less garbled reports in tha partizan press. Mr. Borden is to spend the first week of October in Alberta. Doubtless Lethbridgie will be one of the I>laces chosen for one of the a*ldress-cs. We have, no doubt that crowds irrespective of party ties, will hoar the Corservwtive leader. Borden is an important mnn in Canadian politics, not because he has shown any great powers as a loader cither in parliantent or out of it, but because of the fact that he is the leader of one of the great polit -ical parties. Should the people of Canada in tlio next election decide on a change of rulers. Borden would tie the man in whose hands the affairs of the country would rest. On account of the position he holds and on account of the faint possibility of his holding a greater position. Borden is a tiinn in vihom I'ho [xioplo should takf a lively inteiw-s-t. Now, altogether, hoo.'^l tlw- ficii'. TtcnKDivbcr the happy feeling you have when .you assist a good cause, and give tlie fair a lift. The fair is the city's and districts greate.sit publicity mediiiui. If you believe in the city, believe also in the fair. I'heir interests are one. If it wore not so the Herald would hav0 told you. 4�M# GOSSIP By the ON THE SIDE Tattltr The nK'ntloii of l{. 1.,. lUmlon as loiuior of the Consorvalive party, imlurully rocal.ls the inomory of that greater dvieltnin Sir .lohn A. Mac-donald. Ou one occasion Johp A wns to deliver an important s|xcech." rii-.vt i.s what 1 took do�n Inst ikight." "l^iat's not my speech. Sit down iind I'll give it to you." The reporter whippee!�traiigbt and clean. And they know their busi ness. The Whitney candidate in DufTcrin was elected by only one hundred niti-jority over tho temperance candidate 'Vhe usual Conservative majority is from one to two thousand. The ti'io that swept Boss out of power is turn ing and will .soon overwhelm Whitney and his liquor policy. When Mr. August Woolf of the Spokane Chamber of Commerce said in his letter to the 25,000 Club that the Club should niim to build up the district rather than the city, he made a statemient that will beur the careful atudy of every one interestcsd in the work of building up Lethbridge. Every settler hrought to thia district increases the den>a'Kl for the products manufactured hei-o or brought in. One of the first questions asked by most industrial concerns in looking for a location is about the local demand. Nearly every manufacturer looks to tho dis -trict within easy reach to give him a safe market for his product. Mis trade heyond this district brings him his extra profit. It is true tha* some AianuffictUivrN are not particular about a loca^ market hut. sudi is not the case wiith tho great .majority. While 'perhaps not altsolutely true, Mr. Wolf's cxproHHlon, "Fill up the country and the uMy will take care of itself," contains a great deal of truth. 13dinonlon nm.v have nnituml piped (ram the Morinviile wells !U*e city. gas to ccreul gold. Ciriiiin on Hieir eight farms is be  ing raised under all sorts of cofidit-iuiis. Tho most notable crop is the 1200 acivs of volunteer crop on the portion of the famous Silver farm purchased by Mr. Daniel this spring. This I.and Ixjsides 700 acnes more owncf�u properly cultivated. He has one fieln>ittoe, in the preparation of the grouods for the Fair. The vholc place has been revolutionized. 1^ old grandstand has been moved liaclc fifty feet, and a new stand h.is been erecttKl at the oast end in place of the bleachers which *vere tle-stroycd, Ki\ing ample acconunodat-ion for one thousand people. The grand stand is ventilated and well buiH throughout. Between the graivdstand and the track is a l>addock 30 feet, by 240 feet, fenced olY. A gen� of a judge's stand has been built and the track on each side'is fenced otV to keep the usual fool from getting on tho track or around the judge's stand. The old stand is moved near any ojien stalls arrai�gcd so that ladies and childixm may view the exhibits without going among them. A circular patklock has been erected for tlie judging of stock. A fifty foot square poultry house has loen crectsjd. It is light and airy and so constructed as to be useful for horse shows, etc. The whole inside of the grounds is fenced off. Special entrances are provided for autonwbiles, and every precaution has been taken to avoid ac-cile city. The, track is rapidly lieing put into condttion and when this energetic grounds committee is through no one but a chronic kicker wilt have any^jdverse coMiment. Tl�e importance of the Liothbridgc Fair can be judged by the following prizes ofTere�d by the I\?rcheron Society of America for the exhibits hero. When it is considenxl that this is the first fair in Western Canada thusi to lie recognized, the aimouncement bi'ttr.'! greater importance. For eoch of the following the IV'icheion Society olT^s a gold medal as first prize and a reserve ribbon [ ThcWorid of Sport, j acres iieiirly all of which is i-jiising |fts second prize:-Best American bred Ktallioii any age; Ijest AnMsrican bred marc any age; champion stallion, ojien class; champion mare, open class; best five stallions, open class; iBcst five mures, open class; for the |>bcst stud (stallion and four mares) any age, ownetl by the exhibttor, the Society offers a chan�|iion.ship cup, ^-alue $lO0 and aDiploma for first prize, a gold medal and trumen-ikality of J. W. Bradshaw of Ma-ligrath. "Joslah." said Mrs. Jbnos, wiping her spectacles, "Ui.selMill tnu�t bean awful cruel game. This paper says a man named Smith was poundod all over the lot. .Ami I gue.ss it mus^t ha\c lieon friio, for M says that in tho no.vt innins he dieey Mullins the crock Culgtiry pugilist, after viewitvg the pugilistic lacrosse ganie in Strathcona sonv} tluys ago olTors his services' in the ;ollo�ving l,->ttor. Hie olJor was declined: Calgary, July 2H, 190". W. J. I'owors, ICsii., Captain F.diiKintoii Lacrosse team, lOdmonton, .Vlhcrta. Door Sir,-ll�\iiig learned that you have a position on the home for a good fast mjin. 1 am writing this sftaten>Tt of niy �|ualincations in the ho|>c that you will fuul a place for m?. I have n�>\cr pla>-eack to tho other truck threw the car and baggage car otT the track. No one was hurt, llie Stl. Augustin's Sunday School was on boaiand Bues on the cornels and O'Brien taking the short field the Miners have a combination . that is hord to beat in minor leogue bail. CAKDSTON WINS AT WINNIPEO. Once again the good tvprd is flashed from tine east to tho west, "Card-stoti wins fir.'*t and second prize for Winter Wheat at the Winnipeg In -dU9tria.l." Vou will iN'meinil-er that a .veor ago we tooU fir.sl firize with griiiin .sen't b.v Mr. l'iTr;'y. TOis year Me.ssrs. Woolforl mid IVrrey sent consignnnents of Winter Wheat to the Winnl|icg Kxlvibitioii and us a i�ault t^aptured'first awl second prizes ro-Hpectively. Wlien you take into con -sidcration tho fact that wc recoivod ALL Tim PKm:s at Edmonton AND AND all THE PRIZES at WINNIPEO 1-X>n two VEABS, you ought to confess freely thai we have the district and no Josh,-AMjerta Star. ^ The prospects are that the Lethbridge Fair will he the greatest hor.sc s.Yhii^ltion ever held in ABberta. Good horses are coming from all parts to exhitoit here. Busscll Tabcr of Condie, Sask.,. whose Clydesdale stallion "Baron's Gem," carried the Free Press Cup. Hcavydraught Sweepstakes, at the Winnipeg Fair this year, writes that he is unable owing to business en-kagements to exhibit here thia year. But, recognizing that Lerthhridgc is the greatest horse fair in the West, he will exhibit here next year. Tho lacrosse stock in Ontario is not heing depleted. Little towns like Fergus are still training experts in the national game. One of Edmonton's star pl,a.vcrs i9 Curliss who hails from Fergus and Fred Cow, the brilliant local homo player ^comos from the sante burg. j>$.id there arc lots more of them. This is the Fergus line-up as published a few days ogo: Goal, J. Curliss; point. Beeves cover, Mitclicll; first defence, Muir; second defence, J..N. Curliss, third defence, John Curliss; centre, W. Oow; third homo, F. AndersorJ, second home, A. Gow; first home, C. Wilson: outside, M. Burgen; inside, Kyle; field captain. Ford. Tho North Ward Athletic Club defeated the Chinooks on Tuesday �v-oning by a score of 10-2. PREVALENCE of CRIME. very last Rcid-McFarlane l^he Baptist Tahernacic was prettily decorated with (lowers Friday afternoon, on the occasion of t:io marriage of Norman HcLeod Bcid and Jcanie McFarlane both of whom have recently arrived from Glasgow-, Scotland. When the bride entered the Tabernacle, the or? i >ist A. E. Smith played the "Bridnl Chorus" and before the- Ceremony Miss Powell sang "The Voice that Breathed O'er Eden." The bride and bridegrooni wore supported by Annie Allerdico and Harry Bond respectively, while William Allerdico.gave away.the hridc. There were a good number present at the ceremony which was pcrformi-ed by Rev. William Roid. The invited guests partook of the wedding dinner and spent a very picasont evening in the heme of Wm. Martin. 7 The comt>any dispcrsnrt^ tlie "wee snui' 'oors o' theinornirig." Wm. Patterson the Medicine Rancher, has ticcn sentenced to thj .years in penitentiary for horse mg. Ho is now serving a year's sth t�nce for a similar ofTencc. Ralph Smith. m.p.. will shortly resign his seat ot Nanaimo to take the posi.Uion-of suporinUyidoni of Indian olTaiis. J. H. Hawthomwaifco. ot present mnmher for Nanaiino in the provincial logislatiire. a 'nlcialist will run for seat in conanons. An interesting blue book on crim -inal statistics for the yctr 1906 has just been issued from Ottawa. Crime, according to the statistics, appears to lie more prevalent, in relation to popu.ation. in the west than in the east the figures rep re -senting the ratio of crimfinalit,v being in every case higher in the western than in the eastern provinces. Ratio, of convictions by provinces: V Ratio Nuntber per con- 10,000 victions. pop. BritiiA Coluniibia ... 598 23.08 Manitoba ............. (UrO 18.45 The Territories ...... 569 15.81 Owtario ................ '3,386 14.62 Quebec ..... ............. a.065 11.90 Nova Scotia ......... 384 8.28 New Brunswick ....., 126 8.76 Pr. Edword Island 136 3.66 (Toronto Glolxj.) A comparative statement of the' translantic imntigrution for the fiscal years ending June 30, since 1900, will .serve to show tlio splendid olYeot which the energetic immigration campaign begun by Mr. Sifton and con -tinuod hy Mr. Oliver is having in turning the world's tide of inuniigra-tion towards Canada. The figures are ns follows: British 1800...10,360 1901...11,810 1902.. 17,250, li)03...41,792 lt04...50,374 1905...65,359 1906...85,796 CJoiiti-nental 18,837 23,732 23,731 34,099 83,728 37,256 44,472 Total 29,197 31,162 40,991 78,891 85,102 102,614 133,268 Employ a Trust Company Death or other causes may remove an iadividual executor. Moke your will, appointing this Company as your Executor and you will have an ever-ready and efficient executor whose life is perpetual. THE TRUSTS AND aUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) Capital and Reserve, - 12.200,000. Public Adminisiator for Lethbridge Judicial District. Advisory Board for Alberta : D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turner Bone, Esq., William Pearce, Esq. 711 First Street West (Alexander Corner) Calgary. A. O. BOSS, Manager. Scene from "Olivette," the Juvenile Bostonian Co. Canada ....... 7.694 13.18 Out of the total numher of per -sons convicted In 1005, 414 or 5.43 Iicr cent, were female ofTenders, as compared with 377- or 3.SS percent, the year before: 310 of the 414 female offenders, were from Ontario, 10 from. British Columbia, 8 from ths TerritoriM, 6 from New Bninswick and 1 from Prinoe Bdwnrd Island'; while out of the 377 female offenders for 1004. 167 wore ffotu Qntario, 108 from Quebec, 4^ fromi Nova Scotia, 32 fr^ Manitoba. Ql from the Territdfics, 5 from New Brunswick, 2 from British ColunabiA, and 1 from Prince Edward Island. MINOR OfFKNDEKS INCRKAS'E. Tlie number of offenders under 16 years of ago hos also increased durr ing the year, the figures twing 800 for 1005 ^inst 607 the year before or an increase of 14.77 per cent.* Out of the 800 young ofTenders for, lOOS, 431 were from Ontario, 301. The total immi -gration for the nine months was 124,667, an increase of 35,859. For the month of May last the total immigration was more thon far the whole twelve months of 1901 and over ast two or three yonrs, the proportion of British subjects has been ateadil.v and rapidly incrdas ,ng, anfl, according to the immigration officials, the character of the immiigrants is better than ever before. In April last the immigrants of British origin outnumbered those from Continental Europe by nine to one. Mr. Oliver's policy in respect to immigration can bo briefly stated. First, "immigrants of good character only are wanted. Immigration offlc -ials are forbidden to imss any person morally or physically unfit to make a good citizen ot this country. .Second, special instructions have bean sent out and ^cial inducement are given to encourage the imcnigra-tion of fiersons who are fitted and who intend to follow agricultural pursuits or railway construction In Canada. Thiixi, the energies of the department are devoted chiefly to inducing immrigration of Anglo-Sax -on stock, i.e., from Oreat Britain or from tho United States. to the pair Visit the New Ice Cream Parlor Fresh Fruit High CUtt Coafcetioncry Always in Stock. Hadky Roberts Co. HILL BLOCK DUPFERIN ST., The policy is good. The results are splendidly realizing the Minis -tor's aims. ANOTinSR MARY. (From the Canadian Courier.) Mary had a little car-^ Twas run by gasoline; . But since it wont up in the air. Our Mao''s net,ben-zine. J.Q. Some men have nn idea that their rights consist in profiting from t�th-er people's wrongs. Investigation will often disclo.% that a greasy "jimipcr" covers a broadcloth heart. We'd give a lot to know what a |fourtecn-mon'ths old baby thinks 'about. FarmersAttention - FOR QUICK SALE Quarter section in 10-22 for 1^13 per 'acre cash. Some wheat improved. Hurry ! w. R. dobbi:n When we get rich enough to stay^ip at night untii wo got good ami ready to go t.o bed, and can lie alicfl in the morning until we want to get tip, we arc going (to knock olT work and call it enough. Tho wise n.ssessor vill ask a man to scheilule his possessions just when he is in the middle of mcving his hou.