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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBHIDGfc WEEKLY HERALD Lethbridge Herald "PRINTING co., LTD. W. A. Buchanan, g Director Editor. in Advance Otheriwse regret to the citizenship of Canada j regardless of party ntliiiatiou. THE SCHOOL BOOK CONTRACT j Mr. Haultaia has been telling thej people of Saskatchewan that the school books ior Alberta and Sa -----------------j were by the Amer-1 SUBSCRIPTION ISook Co., but Premier Scott lias; satisfied the electors of. Saskutche.i S1.50 a. year wjm that tho Oppositiou a jjnovv wjiat jie is taikjng about, j The books are not primed nor bound, j ADVERTISING 1uor touched in any way by thej Per Month SI. 00 per Inch! A COAL FAMINE j American Book Co. Afcer Moraug, j who a publisher purely, and not: a printer or binder, secured the read.! ers contract, he called ior tenders j for the printing and binding both iu; Canada and th- States. The lira, j mards of New York won the President iTank Sherman's predic- jfor Printing arid binding. tion of a coal famine on, the prairies f The fact that the bool-cs are being! this winter does not look like idle j printed in New York is true. Natu-'-j How many American in talk. The harvest'.is at hand and j ally we would prefer this work to be I lonely home's' to-day long for this tne dealers aud consumers of coal j done in Canada and more especially! blessing to come into their lives, and j have apparently not started to get a in Alb-jrta. Bu: what are the condiJ utter "words, DUG stock ready for the winter. "In apions surrounding the book publish-; happiness is denied then1 lew weeks the railways will be using) business in Canada. Let the: Every "woman interested in this every available means to move the I Canadian Courier an Independent j subject should knovr that prepara.- i asd- cars for the sMpsaexit'uij Canadian weekly 01 ih? highest, lor healthy maternity is; coal will not be available. The peo-! ar'J tell us: accomplished by the US6 of pie do.not SLVUI to have profited by; "There is no doubt that i: is well their experience of year before last, j that Canada should print its own school books. Nevertheless it is also true that these can be produc.-d in .Last-.year .they did so but the mild winter that prevailed seems to Uiade them forget. None of the mines are producing more than what Is re- quired by the railways and the in- dustrial concerns. The users 61 tij- niestic coal are making no provision lor the winter. Saskatchewan and: Manitoba cannot hope to have sach! winters as they had last year which i was as mild as tiie previous I was severe and it looks as if they? will suffer for their carelessness and i procrastination in this matter. i LYDfAE.PiNKHAM'3 VEGETABLE COMPOUND _.3irs. Maggie Gilmery of West 3. to Mrs. GET RID OF WEEDS j There are many weeds growing in.j New York or Boston more was greatly run-down in health i ioally and mere quickly than in from a weakness peculiar to my sex, Canada. There are firms there with1 vrhen Lydia Pinkharn's Vegetable ;i j i recommended to me.. It i special equipment and better not restorftd roe to health, chinery who can produce the books; but to my delight I am a mother." at a speed utterly impossible here.; Mis. Josephine Hall, ofBajdstxjwn, They have case making machines, i Ey., writes: i for example, which make cases i i. was ,a, TeiT great sufferer tasier t-ian iweniv-fire case-makers, j to help me. Lyoia E. Pinkham s Vege- can produce tnern by hand. The f table Compound not only restored me j same is true of other details of i to perfect health, but-1 am now a proud manufacture. Canadian book 11Itotlier-" 'I binderies are poorly equipped and FACTS FOR SICK WOMEN, i their work does not compare with I. Fo-r thirty jeais. Lydia E. Pink- j riiain. Our school books are, gen-1 ally vastly inferior to! andhasTwsitivelTrf -u. tries." i displacements, inflammation, nlcera-! classified by the government as nox-j ious are hai'mful to the soil and of- i iensive tne -ey.. The natural pride or people as well as their de- Was not the sovemment of Alberta' -tnnKHs, irregu'larities, j followine the right course in Detach I r H- i ing-down feehijg, flatulency, sire to work for the of! J C0ntract a Canadian publishing; tion, dizziness or nervous prostration. TJ s tor school books oi a high, class "Why you try it9 the country should make them see to i-t i u i y y y the destruction of these weeds -It is P 10W6r: aU sick tne destruction ot these !lt 1S f house woujd tender? The parents of her for the duty that they owe themselves j Alberta want and their nelghbors. The a.omln- able gum-weed L is a striking case in j point. Let there be a united effort chn 1 with the best books available and if I the government secures these books! tMs.amd otter "e that! noxioTis weeds even though the gov-! ernment saj-s they are not noxious. health, gided thomaad. to A DIFFERENCE OF OPJNION itr. JTagrath's chief lieutenant in! his election campaign is raising quite' a fusS on the .'-platform tibout .Vlber-i ta not having control of its lands i and mines. iLr. Ives has evidently! forgotten that the Conservative par-; ty placed this question before the el- 1 ectors of Alberta in 1905 and as aj result only two men were elected toj the Legislature to voice the viewj that the lands should be possessed. by the province and not by the Do-: minion. I Mr. Ives' may sincerely believe that- this province should control its own' lands in preference, to receiving a' subsidy from the Dominion. Howev-' er, more eminent men in the party; than himself hold a different view. For. instance Hon. E. p. Roblin, the i Conservative Premier of Manitoba, has on several occasions, demanded! as fair treatment for his province was given Alberta, and Saskatchewan What does that ilo-ni has the lands. According to M> Ives that ought to be satisfactory, i Mr. Robliu thinks differently. Hei servative campaigners. Their policy is and lias been always to misrepresent- As to the books, the Courier, which i the Liberal party. In Mr. Ives' case, jby the way is edited by John AJ he C01lld not point to a bit ot legis-i j Cooper, a leading Toronto Conserva.j latiyn that had been passed by his] jtive and a member of the Ontario j parly so- he tries to oppon- school text book commission, ,vh0) while ln power at Ed.j As to the question of value, thejmonton and Ottawa, have been true i two governments concerned seern! friends of the laboring classes, by j to have made a good bargain. The; circulating a statement, that the Al_ j books have been examined by the j berra. government was patronizing a I writer, who has also an intimate i scab printing shop. knowledge of nearly all the bestj The School" books are being print- readers.. American and British, j br a union 5laop, The Morans Co., and he cannot-but admit that they the publishers of the books say so are in some respects the finest their definite statement} ot school readers yet produced, j is wonhy of acceptance. Labor men Tne cases are well made; each book ineed to discount Mr. Ives'' is bound iront and back, with a i future .statements on poli. imen hinge; the stitching.. platform. They will find that and type are first class in hi eaesrness to bolster up his i causj, he is prepar- d to slander the Liberal party without reason. OUR POINT OF VIEW wants a subsidy such as is given Al- berta and Saskatchewan. That suits1 of that him better. He ought to know too! Haultain was at the head of affairs respect. Mechanically the books are splendid specimens of the book maker's art. Their cost to; the governments, who will supply; them is as follows: Primer, j 13.63 cents: first book, 16.53 second book., 18.91 cents: third! Hailstorms in the west art- book, 23.75 cents: and fourth book, {sidered a terrible occurrence and ul- 27'.36 cs'nts. Considering the qual_i roost a. blight on eciintry. but it: icy of the work and the number of! other countries, according ro news- seem excessive. Moreover, the! frequent occurrence. These countries publisher must deliver the books' still keep on growing and prosper- free at the provincial capitals. ing. Hail w-11 keep any conn- In a recent speech Premier Scott: tr-v lor been conducting the af- j in the T-rruories the people paid 31.15 are very careless fairs of that province for some years for poor b the cost price of.ery. A city ma w" MR. BOSDEN'S TACTICS Bid you ever notice that farmers ;s with their ran chin- man will store :his au- which was forty cents. TJnder this i tomobile. and his iawn mower in a contract the government j shed hut near ft- every farmer leaves I buys books for SI.03 whose cost price! his wagons, his mower and his bind- j is 77 book %vith up to ami other farm machinery our. in Leader Borden as leader 01 the Op- i contents, not" made in ICew York, but i the open for the sun and ram to position, at Ottawa, holds not only tnp best western Canadian eduea-' 'lamage. Poor economy in that. Far very- responsible position but one- tivnalists, with good paper, fine: better investment to spend some mo- that demands honor and respect, sec-: Panting and binding the very b..st.'noy and build a shed. ond-only to that accorded the 'he same contents, pap-tr. Minister iruin the "f --ii-.'-'' could be made tf-n time's nioT' try. The position demands from him! by being better bound. For. those Dualities of character and; school book the binding was im_! tne tmge-rapidly and m a statesinanshuj that are required of a! The better binding of the man capable of. being at the bead oi'j MoranS book made it worth three. the government of a nation. as raiich HS lhe books submit- gram qualities have generally been conced-jted by the Publishing Co. ed' to Mr. Borden but during the! denial 'IS h-.-ing made that the last session of Parliament he has; books is being shown different elements of character! printed in Nevv York- Instead of being the leader of his! the time was books party, he seems to have surrendered! being required for the next school that position to George E. tenn> commencing next both as to policy and methods Of! contractors were allowed to receive the first edition from Xew York. The g Co. purpose installing a ful- The Lev Abridge district is putting golden tinge- rapidly anc week or so as far as the eye can reach nothing but the rich golden j Best stuff in the i world to look at too. conducting debates in the House. A glaring example of this was seen in the way in which he tried to use modern plant and will print, the representation in the debate on the; Transcontinental Railway. Reading! Contract. extracts from a special correspondent i to the Economist of London, he' quoted them as editorial comment from that well-known and influential journal. Cornered by Mr. Fielding he acknowledged that the .quotations were not as he represented them. This sort of misrepresentation is One of the Minnesota editors re- marked while here last week, that the liquor traffic seemed to be well reg- uiated in better than in Minnesota, he claimed. In his town, u place about the same size as Leth- bridge. there were 28 saloons, re- member saloons, not hotels. They paid a license of each a year. r ihat looked IIKC prettv good revenue of tho editions under their: _ s i out he said it did not prevent the I people having to pay stiff taxes as well. MR. IVES1 CHARGE i Piles helped at once with Dr. In an appeal to the workingmen; sloop's Maa-ic Ointment. Just to mnbridge on Monday night last! it, a lria] box v.. Jves made the statement that j on request, by writintr Dr. Shoop Ra school books for Alberta were Itching, smartinc. bleed. printed by n. scab printing piiw. Or external, get worthy only of such politicians as ce- quick nnd certnin lieip from MasJc Foster and it is to be regretted that! ft a serious charge to prefer, Ointment. Lr.rge box 50c. Sold by Mr. Borden has descended from the; but like nearly all the insinuations J. J. Johnston. previous high plane of statemanshipj''lie Conservative party makes against________________________________ he has maintained and adopted opponents it was absolutely C r j ni-ii tactics of his supposed lieutenant, j foundation. Mr. Ives iSROinH MlHS calibre and tactics arc we'll-j listens to the whisper of gossip and j Guaranteed to remove noxiou investigation flax> grass seed) etc_ Starts August 1st Closes August lith Worth of High-class White Goods at Sacrifice Prices Our Annual Midsummer Sale has become such a fixed feature-known far and near for the wonderfulvalues-that the mere announcement of this Sale will serve to draw hundreds of saving buyers to this store. We must have the floor space for our New Fall Goods. Result: Prices cut in two Come and See Dress Ginghams 300 yards Dress Ginghams in. fancy stripes and neat- checks, fast colors. 27 in. wide. reg. loc and I7c vd. Sale Price................ 1UC Half Pric3 for Dress Muslins Beautiful Fancy Dress Muslins in neat stripes tioral effects, fine soft finish, reg. 35 c and 40c yd. Sale Price___........... 20c Madras Muslins 500 yards fine quality Madras Curtain Muslin, fancy floral designs and stripes in ttip-- newest colors. 50 iiu wide. reg. Sale Price Special Bargains In Table Napkins 10 doz. Table Napkins made of very fine j quality Irish Linen, smooth finish, size j 22 x reg. 82.50 doz. (h -f Sale Price............ Beautiful Muslin Waists Made of very fine lawn and mull, all- over Swiss Embroidery tucked and finished with fine val, lace, reg. S2, for front, neaty Jp J. Extra Fine Lawn and Mull Waists All over embroidery front, finished with Hue tucks and embroidery around neck and sleeves, our regular A -a S2.50 line. Sale price.. v) JL O Ladies' Nightdresses All Reduced Women's Govrns. splendidyrhue cotton, tucked yoke and size, 7oc Sale Price................. OUC Moreen Underskirts Reg. for A splendid bargain. Five dozen in the lot. Colors black, ruiyv. brown and red. Made of heax-y quality moreen, French ripple style, made for the prevailing style of top skirts, worth every cent of Sale Price............. u) 1 A Great Sale of Children's Dresses Our entire stock reduced. Dozens of the'cutest little dresses imaginable, garments- that are chuck-full of style and novelty. A large number to select from, sizes to fit 6 months up to big girls of fifteen 1C -__A Price...... Oi'L'CIll OlF Women's G-o-wns, made of fine white cotton, trimmed vritL embroidery and insertion, well made, slip over style, bale Pnce Ladies7 Drawers Made of splendid white cotton, lawn rufiis trimmed with deep torchon lace, great value at 65c a pair Sale Price............. :-Away-Prices In Shirt Waist Suits About 20 suits in the lot, all must go during this sale, made of very fine white lawn and elaboratelr trimmed. Regular 89.00 Suits for 8.00 5. si 5 5.00 Ji 3.25 3.50 i: 2.40 j Fine Whi neatly made wi____. I finished edging and baby ribbon, Saleprice .ite Cambric j YVTl, '4- TT j le with embroidered yoke and 'Wmte U nderSKirtS Fine White Cambric Skirts, flounce'ancl dust ruffle of: white lawn, handsomely finished with lace arid insertion, reg. s? Unbeatable Values In Dressing Jackets These are all good value at the regular prices. Out they go at Regular for U25 l.OO 1.75 L50 65 The Biggest Sale of Muslin Waists Ever Known Ladies' Pine Lawn Waists, sdme trim- med with fine em broidery and others with val insertion, tucked, all sizes, reg. price SI. 40 and Sl.oO While they last ---------------T V.> 95c Corset Covers There will be a rush for these Saturday morning so get here early. Made of fine white cambric and neatly trimmed lace and embroidery, reg. 50c Sale Price.................. S2.50 iSkirt Sale Price. 30c Wonderful Prices in Ladies' Dress Skirts All this season's Skirts marked away down to clear colors navy, black and grey in tweeds, panama and lustres. Come early. Eegalar Skirts, Sale Price 6.00 i; 7.00 o-OO 9.00 V 6.50 Sateen Underskirts Worth for Splendid quality Black Sateen Skirts, accordeon pleated flounce and finished with two small ruffles. tfk lengths 38, Price I .UU Specials in Boots and Shoes Ladies' Pine Vici Kid Oxford Shoe, Blucher cut, patent straight tip exten- sion sole.smart shape "Amer- ican." Stile price......... Ladies' Superior Vici Kid Lace Boot, Blucher cut. patent tip extension sole, smart fitting "American.1' A SaJe price................. tp3.UU Ladies' Dongola Oxford Shoe, patent tip. medium low heel, good fitting, sizes 2f6. While they last. Sale Ladies' Dongola Lace Boot, military heel, self tip. A serviceable boot. Sale price.......... Sale Starts August 1 and closes August 15 else from him. But more has been expected from Mr. Borden and ilis giving away to the lower influences without making any whatever and makes a statement that he cannot prove. But a circumstance within, his party is a source of as t'ial not affect the Con. H. FOWLER CO. LfcTHBRXDGE. ALBERTA Jill other We Goods Reduced in Proportion ;