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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 7, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta t K T H H t 0 01, A A FRIDAY, A U Q U T 7, (If IV A. iUOHAMAN, Editor. Di- M-JJ wooth. delivered, Ui jOKMiUu, delivered.. IJI owutii, delivered oce year, by mail Qtiiy, by ififtil tbiw by mail Hataid, year changed as often aa de aired; but both uew and old aiuat be tho wfitirrrnAftor for? li poscU to look after the ol the city tliat they, are watered aud protected? our have "cue for days And weaku without Lwing watered. have been allowed to cut across lots ana Priatias without any Lia., W wauag, takeu to tbem and punish the people who so careless. What is the use of plant- ing trees if they are not to be cured lor? in other years wo have had irriga- tion water; this year wo tire witaout it and watering the trees but de- pended upon a periodical, unsystem- atic, careless spraying -with a small hose. are told the irrigation wa- ter can be had but the city can't use it Ou account of thv street grad- ing. That excuse may fit year but we are further told that the grading puts the irrigation sys SURVEYORS AT PINCHER CREEK ttTTUE TROUBLE QUICK The. Canadian West wants to see i graded streets, at least. If such _be JONSIDERING CHANGE IN ROUTE OF C. P. R.-CONTRIBUTION TO FEHNIE Pinchor Creek. Aug. G, is at Culgury attending tin. meeting of the Anglican Synod Mr H. J. Smith is also in attendance a the lay'delegate from St. John's par ish. Mrs. Smith accompanied him to Calgary- A cricket match been arranged between Lt'.ihbriuue uBu Pincher Creek to take place at the latter place on Saturday, Aug. 15. in our last budget of news we re. to the iaci thai the mayor thi strike of the C.P.K. machinists settled at'ouce. The people of this country can't afford to have a tie-up of a great transcontinental railroad at auy time and more particularly at this moment when a. great har- vest has to be moved i'rom the prai- ries. If the strike is prolonged bus- iness interests will suffer to a great- er extent than we imagine. The employees may be right in their attitude but the Herald believes it voices the senti- of the case it is a complete betrayal of the people's interests. The irrigat- ion water is needed for the square aud the streets, unless the city is prepared to replace it with a system of watering the trees, boulevards, and square with city water. How- ever the irrigation water is ours, by, agreement witli the A. R. I. Co. and why shouldn't we visa it. What is the sense of destroying its rneaas of access to our streets? lii the meantime however, the city council should get busy arid provide I for a liberal watering 01" the trees 011 it Wagstaffs NEW Strawberry Jam 51b. 71b. tins Just Received, IT'S HARD WORK ON A HOT DAY to. findl a drink that will cool and pefresh you liko a glass of sparkling and delicious Alberta's i Pride It is the drink par ior the the workman or who enjoys un invigorat- ing and pleasing beverage, which he always gets when Iw drinks Loth, bridge boor. meet of the people when wiys that both sides would do J it-he streets and en the square. Lot great service to this western country I l u ne if. they would inaxe sacrifices m or- der to reach a settlement immediate- ly. A tie up of this big western road, s have streets aud a park that wo can look upon with pride. GIVE THEM A GRANT the main grain carrying Hue of the west, must be avoided and the Do-j. A celebration always brings more minion authorities aud Provincial au- thorities' as well as the Department of Labor should use their greatest efforts to bring the contending par- ties to terms. A VITAL MATTER Sooner or later the i city of Leth- bridge will have to face the problem of providing better transportation fa- cilities for the farmers across the river. If we remain content with the pre sent means of reaching the city wi must expect to lose a fine class o trade to the new towns that ar bound to spring up on the other of the river. The river road, n matter how much mousy is spent o the hills at the different sides, wi never be satisfactory to the farmers. The pull is too nv.ich for the farm- ers' teams and if any kind of mar- ket exists in the new towns the trade wiii .go that way. The City Council and Trade "ought to devote their atten- tion to the solution of this problem. No how it is handled it looks like a great expense to the city. It is worth a lot to Lethbridge to re- tain this trade and a reasonable out- lay -would be loyally supported by the ratepayers. How would it do to endeavor to make some terms with the C.P.R. to carry teams and drivers over the new bridge on cars made for the purpose r less of a crowd to. the city, es- ecially when held on a "national hoi- day. The visitors spend their money free y and the city gets the benefit di ectly and indirectly. Lethbridge lot overdone with holiday demon strations. This year the two prin cipal summer holidays have passet without any recognition in "the na ture of u celebration. had wired Ferine stating Pincher desire to render assistance Asking in what way it would be Reply was received "the effect ttint hay and oats were badly needed so at a special meeting uf inn Council held on Tuesday night, was voted, to be expend. d in purchasing these commodities nd shipping them to Fernie.. Mr. GK N. Gould is on a business ip to Winnipeg. Mr. inggs, of the Bank'oi Com. terce staff, left on Wednesday night lir.. Winnipeg where he will spend a Bunion of his vacation. Mrs. J. J. Scott is back from her rip to Proctor. A. J. McGuire is away on a busi- ness trip to Spokane. Mrs. SuuJmeU anu sister, Miss tella Whiitaker, have gone to Blairmore to visic with friends. Mr. J. E. Upton made s hurried drive to Coleman on Tuesday after- noon. Word had b-ecn chived here that Michel was burning and ColeJ man in great danger. J. E. has' a large store at the latter place so he left at once. Fortunately the re- ports were much exaggerated. Ranch Home Burned Mr. and Mrs. Geo.Heaton of Pinch- Greek, were unfortunate enough The tenttey Co, ltd, f iri letill ftnc ii LETtttlKE TRAGEDY AT BUTTE, MONT. ButU1, Mont., Aug. F. Ryan, brother of John A. Ryan, su- perintendent of the North JJutte ex- tension company today shot and kill- ed his brother.in.law, Daniel F. Mooney. Ryan surrendered himself to Mrs. Uooney. Ryan's sister died last week and Mooney had just re. turned from Dover, N. J. where the interment took place. The shooting is believed to nave been the jivsnH of family differences. I GET YOUR SHOES AT GERMAN'S COAL CREEK ALARMED (Special to the Herald) AUK. people of Coal Creek got a scare on Tuesday as a Chinaman sot fire to a pile of rubbish in the rear of his place. Being in a nervous state as a result of inc. ctint awful contiigniiions, the peo- ple quickly took alarm. The iire was quickly put out and the alarm quiet. ed. FQK FERNIE SUFFERERS Edmonton, Aug. and Stratlicona will act independently in forwarding supplies to Fernic and the other districts of the Crow's Nest Pass country. In Edmonton the city council is superintending the expen- diture of the shipment of hay and oats and Straihcona the pur- chase and shipment of similar, com- modities is in the hands of Mayor Dunngan. All the supplies are be- ing transported free of .cost by the C. P. R. company. Best Bargains m City Real Estate PROFESSIONAL CARDS DR. W. S. Surgeon, Accaucher Before- 9 a.m., 2-3 ?-8 p.m. I i Ihe C J. BOIIJB tynq fust Iffict lisa nut 111 MADAM NORMAN (OfchMtra! PianitU) _ Teacher of pianoforte, organ, and voice production. Visits or receives pupilp, prepara- tory or advanced. Coachiuf for exams. Howard HOUM, Crabb Street. ALVIN RiPLEY ACCOUNTING, AUDITING, COL. LECTIONS and RENTALS Fire, Life and Accident Insurance 5 Whitney Block r V Board ol Labor Bay, the next general holi- day, is to have a good celebration under the auspices of the local Trades and I-abor Council. The city coun- cil has been asked to assist the labor men with a grant of money. It should be forthcoming. It-will be spent in the city and will encourage the men in charge of the affair to provide the citizens with, a real fine [day's entertainment. Nobody, ex- cept the veriest crank, will object. As to the city's powers, if it has the power to contribute to the fair, it surely has the power to make a grant to the labor day celebration. OUR POJNT OF VIEW Isn't t about time these difnieucas hetwecu the two bands were referred to the Hague Tribunal The teams could be loaded on at one end of the bridge and carried across very quickly. It would be out of thu question to expect the C. P. R. to move a train across the bridge at every hour of the day but they might be willing operate a team train each way twice a day. Under such an arrangement a time table could be "Uxed and the farmers would soon be able to regulate their departure from home so as to catch the tram across the bridge. Whether this plan is feiisible or not the Herald cannot say but Li it is it looks like a solution of a serious problem. It is a great pity that a more de- termined effort was not made at the time the C.P.R. decided to buiH the big bridge here to have a traffic bridge built in connection with it. As the years go by we will realize the value it would have been to the more and more the value it would have been to the city. "1 said the society baby to its my inclination at present is due to the influence of her- edity." "In what way do your inclinations asked the nurse politely. "I said the society baby, "to give a Airier- Small Grace viewed the new baby with open scorn and indignation. "Why, mamma, you surely won't keep it? You know you always ex- changed damaged goods, and th'S one has no teeth, no hair, and it's skin doesn't fit at to lose the residence on their ranch, where they are spending the swnnu--, on Saturday night. The blaze was fim noticed in a small outbuilding near the house, just as the family were sitting down to supper about G.30. Despite the efforts of Mr. H'iii- on and his men tiie house soon ciiught.and as there was but tutle v-'-atpr at hand attention was directed to saving the furniture. About worth was got out before the hoi was destroyed. There was no insur- ance. Mr. Heaton was badly burned :ibout the face and hands but no one else was injured. The local polo team wore badly de- feated at Stand-Cu, the score being G-0. More Railway Talk Every once in a while ,the subject of a railway for Pincher Creek crops up. The question was rc-videcl again this week by the arrival of two en- ginee.rs, one from the. Railway Corn-! mission and the other from the C. P. R. They were here as the result of a communication from 'the town with r fereiice to the proposed changing of the route of the. C. P. R. line near Pinche- Station. Thc change as sug- City, of Medicine Hat Notice Passengers The City Council have made arrangements where- by a Bus will meet the Spokane Flyer atTCOLERIDGE for con- veying passengers between that station ancl Medicine Hat at a nominal charge 75e each. An Improved Irrigated Fan, 4 Biles frm letting, for per acre., Half tie crtp. Easy payments. HAMILTON YOUNG Eng'Tteers and Room Block. K.C., D.C.L, B. Morton Jones, B. C. L CONYBEARE JONES Barristers, Solicitors, Etc Office: Conybeare Block. Lcthbridga, Alti. W. C. SIMMONS Barrister, .Office: Simtbard Block. Alberta Realty Co. I CoiUile Ilicfc WOMEN TO HELP FERNIE Ottawa, Aug. women of Ot_ trwa met this afternoon tvt Govern- ment House under the presidency oi Countess Grey arui decided to open a fund and collection for the suffer- ers from, tin- forest fires. Her Ex_ lency made a speechjiud requested the .mayor to ask Ior clothing for the sufferers. The 'meeting was calkd at Countess Grey's request. SWORD VS. LAUNDRY BAG THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY AU3 IS GENERALLY RECOGNIZ- ED AS THE BEST NEWS .MEDIUM IK SOUTHERN ALBERTA. ft. G. ADOISON Successor To B. C. MOORE Funeral Director and to Presbyterian Office Phone 102. Residence 136. F. B. ROLFSON ARCHITECT Room 9 Block. JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT. Southard Block, Redpath StretV Lethbridge, Alta. B. ROBERTS City Clerk CHURC-H UNION gested would move the line north of its present location, thus making it further from Pinclu-r Greek. For some years past the town ,has been trying to impress the C- P. R- Co. that it would b-j to their advantage to mow down to Pincher Creek but so far without success. Tlv engineers looked, over the cronnd before leaving and our citi- Toronto, Aug. are people in Toronto wh'o favor church union. Tin.-? i.s the number secured by W. H. Stacy, who is circu- lating a petition. "When names affixed to the petition it will bi presented to the governing bodies of all protestant churches including Anglf.caiis and Baptists who so far have not enU-red into the movement. A'local youth with military iiics made fee himself a tin sword Last evening he shouldered his wea pon in search of adventure. He es pied a Chink with a bundle of hum dry and promptly made a fierce lunge at the impedirpentii. At the show of fight the Oriental swung the bun.' idle over the belligerent's head mak- 1 ing a show of man behind the sword to the. amusement of the on. .ookers. His C'nj.nkship laid informa- tion, but friends oT tne youth man- aged, to square him ancl put tjje bluff on the swordsman for the drinks be- fore he was let off. As the boys came in at the front door of the hotel they told, him to skip as the police were after him. He put on the (run out of This Week's Snaps Solid Oak Sideboard AT THH ANGLICAN SYNOD At the Anglican Synod meeting in Calgary. R--v. J. S. Chivers was a of the executive the back door and plunged into the arms of the policeman who was in the game. "What are you running he was asked. "I always take a afcer dinner for was the ingenious .re- ply. Then they all went inside to square up. Thi? afternoon the sword was remodeled and henceforth will be used for decorative purposes only. are hoping that what they saw j COUncil. c. F. P, Conyebare was chosen delegate to both the general indue- them to make recommen- dations which will allow Pincher to b.- given a hearing by the nnd provincial synods. The Rfv. Mr. Gale, rural dean of What horsepower is your now automobile? KarmiKi. Two. I guess. Thai's the horsepower it took to haul it to repair shop when it broke down on a Railway Commission before any al. bis -report: Orations are made. j chanp.-s have, taken pine..- Dr. Warnock is on a trip fo lately; many new mis. pfiuntry north of u? on veterinary J siolls bfi-iv openeml and are business, j prospering. Chapter meetings have -------------------------I been held and are well attMided. j Tabi-r i.-v flourishing and both Leth. i bridge and Macleod are keeping up as also h Pincher Crwk. The CONTEST IN SASKATCHEWAN country road other Confident o? Victory- -Fight J Eanges from Btt'Hnai EUridge I Sniig rueitifm 51 15 17: 21 Waddington Gibbon 410 ROUND STREET TELL-fc-PHONET 261 THE MISSES BROOK Fashionable Dressmakers Children's Clothes and Plain Sewing 41 Argylfc Avenue WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION Meet in Methodist Wesley Church every third Friday in the month at 3.30 p. m. Visitors always welcome. MRS. A. E. HUMPHRIES, Pres. MRS. CHAS. McCLENAOHAN, 8ecretar> Lethbridge Lodge (39) A. F. A. M., G. R. A. Regular meeting night, the tbira Thursday of each month in the iconic Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receive' j a hearty welcome. A.C.MESSKR, G.V.STORKEY, W. M. Secretary, P. 0. Box b37 Coal, Ice and I PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral L.E! PH ONE: e3 lettbrnige Aerie lo. !3I Meets 1st and Jlrd Mondays in K. of P Hall at 8 Visiting brethren are cordially invited. s. a. DAVIES, w.p 24-1 y T. J. WHITE, W. S iro Tribune. work on th, h" "WOODMAN SPARE THAT TREE' The public square, as it appears at present, is a disgrace to the city, j The trees are iiot being properly looked after, paper and refuse are allowed to He upon the grass and un der the trees, and the it makes om- indignant to think about much less write of it. The square, the owner of which is in doubt though the betting odfls seem to be in favor of the Irrigation Co., could be created into one of the best advertisements for the city. To- day however, it :s the worst .we have. The Herald still believfcs it is the place for public buildings, at least u portion of it. With buiklir.ga ovrr.cd by the two governments the city located there the support of the re- mainder of the square, the park part of it, would fall on the shoulders ofi three governments. They could set' apart a fund for park maintenance I and then we would have a property j in the heart of the city that would be a credit. But let us think of the present. What about those trees? Shouldn't, they be watered regularly? Con- trary to expressed opinion tho Her- ald believes the city is not so short of water that it cannot keep tho trees of the city watered. What is Pioneer Book ing Chance in Every Riding Regina: Ang. on.I ihusia.stic and larpelv attended meet-1 inps in KinWino. M'OOSO Jaw the Redlvrry and Touchwood, Liber- als today completed the nomination candidates in the present contest. r.-servation is in high' A SWKKTT.Y PRRt'LEX- thovitfh his own Blood mis.; ING says, is not doing very well j presents itsMf when the lover of -ill that's pure, and good in in June. In hi.s address Rinhop Pinkham in. FINEST CONFECTIONERY finds herself before our stock of pal timated that diocese would be j ChocoLiU-s, Caramels, divided. Hi- said: Th.-rr now forty .slraisrht Lib.-r.l Iir Nougat, etc. Only one way out-to als in tin- field against ConserJ at thc importance j a different kind time you The sHnport-Ts nf tlu- I fxm quite Thus settling for good that ours VailVrS. snpport-rs final Store Our 20 per cent Discount Sale Continues and is a Great Success tlic short campaign with four seats practically ronffedi d to tlieni by tbvir Duck Hmn. bol.lt. and Swift Current. The iirst nanuM'l oonstitiii-noii-s an- concodod ontrifrht, while it is ad- mitted that tin- Conservative haw liitli: "r no chance to win in Voii'tn! or JSwift Ctsrrrnt, Thr Libvrals are CoIiCnlinp Sr.lt> t'i the tivrs and thc workers dfclarc i in i a eh of tlio remaining consiitu. i eiieir.- tbi; government is a stroiif; Not ont- w-nk nomiiiii'ion they is to be fouini i tlte entire list of Liberal stand- ard ll.JUerr-. q i ..f Ivlmoruon, I am quite v' Hie approval of my .synod to to the formation of a ofi city as the seo city, at th" isexr. regular m-eting of the provin- cial syiuxl. if .satisfactory arrange- mcnts c.-ui In- made, and I shall glad- ly weiconie any suggestion you may in to it." i.s the most satisfying sweetness in the world. We work hard daily and hourly to win your pf-rt .skill and purest ingredients. Rochon's Candy Kitchen and Ice Cream Parlor 1 SATISFACTION NURSING MRS. C. R. GREY nurse open for ('an b.- found at Mrs. O. Hutton's. CourtlaiKi Si. R, mni ii roiuro L. M. JOHNSTONE Barrister and Cffice adjoining Union Loth bridge Bank, 23-lyr That's what every job we do We guarantee to please you, for we thoroughly understand our business. We have a largo stock of Wall Papor at onr call arid see it. See us for Paintias, Paper Hanging, House Decorating, Kalsominmg, etc. WELLINGTON BROS. Corner Cutbill and CourtUnd Lethbridge PUOMPTED by the rapid- ly increasing demand for Bath Room Fixtures, wu have just received a very Iwautiful line of new and artistic designs go vwri 11 g a wide ran ge of prices. The Fixtures are of the finest, most durable nickle plute, and such that you could not but be interested in their beauty ancl utility. It would lie a pleasure to have you call and ex- amine them whether you are An intending pur- chaser or not. Canadian Order ot Foresters Coart Letttridgr No. 262 Meets iii K. of P Hall last Thursday of month. Visiting Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, C.R A. NEIDIG, F.S. LuTHBRIDGE LOUut 36 C. B. P. O. E. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHARMAN. M.'PRlEST. E. R. Secretary. C. W. GRAY HARDWARE LETHBRIDGE ALTA. First-class Cafe TIBER IOTEL DIKING ROOM Short Order Between Meals CARROLL DOYLE Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 29o. SOBS of England Benefit Society Mm: in the of Pytliio- Hall nnd third Thursday in tlie month nt 8 p.m. Vinitiog Irvlhivn come. Walter API Fred T. IMC W. Box 57. Lethbridge Lodge No. NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION OF STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall evevy sec and and fourlh Moncinyg in the month. Employers certificated en- gineers, and engineer.? out of employ- ment, would do well to communicate with us. ROBERT NEVIN. Chiei W. A. DICKSON, Secretary. 44-lyrd-w ;