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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 15, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta l|MMi^>�MWiawtf�'ii:trfi:i�, I. ,i* � \ LETHBRID6E HERALD PMNTING CO.. LTD. 0. D. AUSTIN. Editor aad Manner. W. JORDAN, SMpt. of Job Departaent. any compatiy, loan coulpaiiy bi" otherwise, h�is a riglrt to cbn'tribute to the public fuird by taJtotion tJic same ns the niun ii\ incrcnntilo mnnufac -turing, or farming pursuits, or the man who invests his muscle nnil brain, which nix; iKKxltxl in Alberta just as much ns limn companies' capital is ncvxlwl. Those aiX! not oxncUy .flays that turn one's Ihonglvls winlorward except by way of contras'l. Hut in iniany instances, if Hic winter would be en-jo.wcl to the full, preparation must ]x mtnle lx'fo'i\'hiinrovci(l in i1k> past thiit n i'ink is nb-solutely necess-ary for ci'vMng and Uhat skating on the ri\x>r is decidedly unc"oiitain. If we are to "hove a rink, now is the tinxs to got busy aliout it. Why not form a company h�s;baen put into ov>cration tho.-c one ^ ^^^^^ ^,.,^,,,^. of Edison's Ideas, viz.: "The con- hockeyists, and skat - version of coal into electricity "t ,f ^,i,irod Ihe mine mouth aud tmnsmitting ^ the power by ^^�U^^ to points when.- it '^^.p^^rt given by the three br..nches SaBSCRIPTlON: . Iff Advance  1.50 a year Otherwiao  2.00 a year ADVERTISINa: Par Month - l.OO Per Inch OIIR POINT IF VIEW Amherst, N.S.. hos the ottomlion of the electrical world- today as there round the sheicli 'The O'ther cvcrtihgona o* our pronnindtit citizens escni)od being run owr only by turning the hofse be 'was riding around in his tracks to a.llow the engine, wiiich by the way h�i lost if care i.s not exercise*.! and precautions taken. vill 'be used. The Maritime Coal, Itailway and Power Co. of Anvherst, N.S., has a huge plant in operation carrying out this idea. promot- ers claim tbait power con be procured at a distance of two to four hundred miles cheaper in this way than by 'burning -Hie ftKl. Moreover when the wines ere erected the factories are itidependotit of the railways for the sfaipnient of coal for power. Senator MitchoU is 'the iiuwi who has successfully worked out the proposition propounded by Eaying proposition. Sum-iner sport hns found successful fin- Wh�re Shall it Go? E. H. lliley, member for tJioichon, has �ddres.s�l the following letter to Premier lluthcrfoi'd on the subjeet of tho pro|K>.setl agricultural college: (Copy). Calgary, Aug. 8, 1907. Hon. A. C. Hutherford, Kdniontoii: Dear Sir,-I loarn from the press cHti, 'i.s Served by Mllltirrtys, much more so is LothbritlgB With tho CP.11. traversing the district cflst and wiest niKl going nor th JuS't a few-mi les west of the boundary o( the constituency, ano placed in tho vioinitj of this ci'ty. If the college shouki Ivo placod in a n�ixod farireing district (and un -graving "IjL^gislrttive Assembly Cup, Altxjrta Lxicrosse Chninpiomship." Tho cup cost $140. The Caledonias of Calgary have stgnifMxl their intention of lott ng the People's Shield go with the Provincial Championship. That means that if tho Maple Jjenfs win 'the chuiitpionship of the I'rovince, they will also hold the coveted emibl'Om' oi the Canadian champiouship. Co to it, boys. Employ a Trust Company Death or other cauaes may remove an iadividual executor. Moke your will, appointing this Compnny aa your Executor and you will have an ever-ready and efficient executor whoae life is |)erpetual. THE TRUSTS AND QUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) Capital and Reaerve. - $2,200,000. Public Adminiatrator for Lethbridge Judicial Diatrict. Adviaory Board for Alberta : D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turner Bone, Esq., William Pearce, Esq. Ill First Street West (Alexander Corner) Calgary. A. O. ROSS, Manager. without in any wiamhip will cohk 'fo Lethbridge by dcfaidt, as the west end will not get their 'games over to go 'into the finals. Tho second g�mc was ail to'the baeing spiktHl. He will not play until Monday. matter of get'ting a trafllc bridge built in coinioction with the railroad bridge. It looks to us like n hopeless un-idertak'ing for nrore reasons than the-Lbthbri'dgo Fair or that Mr. and .something might j-ct lie done in the support amongst fair-minded people. 'Mrs. This and 'Wiat were in Ijeth-brili^ last week attending the l'\vir. The Fair is recognized to l>e moi-o than a; local affair, i rho two institutions are apart and different, so that the establishnK-nl nf such institutions at points widely n.|>ant wiU not in any way clash or interfere with the work they arc to Verily Providence is smiling on |one. In the first place, Wm. Whyto, do. The constituency of Oleichen is Southern Allx-rta. Lightning and cy-jvic-e-l'res. of the C.P.K. hos stated clotMB are playing havoc in parts of emphatioally that the C. P. R. the eastern provinces and states and Manitoba has been 'having severe Imil Ctonna on 'the bead of its season of drought. Southern Alberta is not having even its proberbial windstorms this year, and the rain that fell recently came the day before and the days after tlie Ijethbridgio fair. The high-level bridge contract has been really and truly let, The Mac-leod Advance will now Ix-liovo that would not entertain tho proposition. They will build the bridge themeel -ves to suit 'their own ixjquiremionts and no other. And if they entertain such a propos'ition, what would it mean? If the CP.It. were to share the u.'je of 'the bridge with tlw public they wiouki naturally expect the public to help 'very considerat>ly in paying for it. The Provincial Oovern -mun't and the city of Lethibridgo vouki Ix? the proper bodies to share Mw cost. Hut sharing the cost of the foundations for the bridge \TOro Isiruotuies tha/t mean an expenditure at least more solid than the ioim daei'ons it had for the story it published ahout the. site being abandoned. At 'its last /masting the Stratbcona Council passed a by-law providing #or the nun!iberiney interests to sec both sides of a (question. Their idea is that money makes the ninro gmos nnd will come front the district to the south and ea.st. tlu! iTOHle 'frojn the nor,th is a very coasidcrable item and will he greater as the country becomes more thickly settled. This trade, however,, will 'not assume proportions that will cause the formmtion of another town across the rivor if any provision is made foe 's�ErvcthbrAdgc district As a n>ixed farmiing centre Loth -�bridge is withoirt a rival in all, the western provinces. Lothbri'dge may bo out-polntci�di'tions of an ideal site for the Alberta .Agricultural College. KMFK HIM! Vours respectfully, E. H. niLEV. not having a greivt deal of experience has undertaken to show what it ca'n U^e tran.si..jrtalion of the people and do in the way of collecting taxes, i their produce to Listhbridge. Even if H not only taxes insurance coinpan- there were^a traffic bridge, elevators ies, (banks and other institution.s 'le built on the other side to that aM in building uf) the new pio- handle the groin fiom the north. A vince, but it has now umlertaken to j''''^v small stores may be started ta^ the income received by tliesj I there as'it ^s'. Dut the trade will companies or other invesUors on the | waifant the putting in of such investments. The policy of la-xinj; stocks, as are carriotl'^jy the stores what 'is absolutely necessary for the j of this city and the proximity of such building up of the province is siniplv What all our provinces want including Alberta, is capital to do -vclop their resources. Tho idea of di.s \ will attract, the great bulk of the IK'ople to tliem. H is estimated that the cost of in-clint' railway 'including machinery counag4ng capital which they nwd so |and cnr.s for carrying teams and badly is the height of absurdity. We jwayons, the iro.stlework, engines and all, will he not more than $7.'),000. This .sort of scheme win'hanlly * bo would recomiraend Allwrta, or any other province, to repeal this kind (ifilegislation as q'tiickl.v as possible. One of our older provinctw dd iIks .'Samc kind of thing, but any prov-�iiWe that tries this experiment will lia^'e to pay for it three fold. The great danger, however, of this sort :.s( v.'legislation is that it naturally ;^ia*d� ^ to the withdrawal of capital aK6g�Fthcr." The Chronicle evidently hus con -vinood Hself that Alljerta cannot get along wrthout l,oans. Thait is (luito true. "Capital is needed to develop our resources. But is it not ociually ! iiecos.sar.v if eleva'tors are erected on I tin; other side. What is rociuirod is , II ciiiivenient way of transporting the !|ieo|il>"s for transportation to the supply or capital. At othertinncs capi'tal inuBt look for good invest-mant, that it may make larger .interest. If the province or the nvuni-cipalMM would not tax anything "they need so badly" where would the -revenue come frwn? Hallway compaaieii, coal companies, flourmills factories- o/ all sorts, even stores, aodt!;shops would not be taxed as they.'^'aro. all needed .and nei^ed badly; If any man or coi^poration is in a poeHion to put mioney in the re -NOureos of this country, ail oncour - agaiwot should'given. Birt thwc ! Thecrossing at 'the west end of the .rawuKiep are developed to'the opera-Ifi'eight sliod is a dangerous place, 'tor's jirofit as'well as for tho wel- Sovoral accidents have been narrow-of ing the hills that a't pre.'xint are such a hindranoc to the trude of the city. The people of tho electoral district of Lethbridge might ndtlre.ss a letter ,to Premier Rutherford and the tJovemmcnt on the subject of Agricultural College that would read very .similarly to the letter written by Mr. Riley, who uses the German spoiling for Calgary, viz:-Cieichen in making his claims: Lethbridge, Aug. 15, 1907 The All�rta Government, Edmonton: Gentlemen,-Wo learn from the press of the province that several different points are pushing their claims lor the agricultural collcgo. And, Sirs, without in any way wishing to belittle the claims of other |>arts oi our fair province in this regard, we do most res(>ectfuH.y desire to place l>ei'ore you for your consid-era't'ion the claims of the constituency of Lethbridge, whiich we haVc jthe honor of repre.sonting. Firstly, wo may say, .Sii-s, that the report which 'has been circuUvt'Od to the effect that the agricultural college should go with and beconi'a part of our university does not fiml any support amongst fair-minded people. The two institutions are oport and differewt, so tlW't the establishment of such institutions ot |K)ii>ts wid^aly apart will not in any wuy cla.sh or interfere with the work they are to do, Tho con.stituoncy ot Lothibridge is served b.v tho Canadian Pacific nailwa,y from end to end and 'by tlxj AWierta Railway & Irrigation Compnny from corner to corner, awl 'icing occupiC'd partly by the rancher, p.aitly b.v the grain-grower, partl,\' by the fruil-growier, and partly by the er name for a bride, A .siip ntode 'oy tl�e edi'torial writer on 'the Ottawa Five Press was responsible for nn interesting contribU'-tion to Canadian politicali history, which is particularly apropos in view of the scorching which Sir Adblph Caron receiviod at the hands of the judge in Vancouver the other day. The Free Press writer had thoughtlessly bracketed the name of Sir Adolphe Caron with that of Hon. Georgw Fc^Jter wlnni speaking of'"the nest of traitors " of 190C. Mr. Caron contributes an indignant denial, declaring that a greater display of gro.ss ignorance 'than was shown in associating him with Mr. Foster ns one of the lK)Hei's would be haixl to find. And this very natural repudiation is followed by a communication from oi correspondent' signing himself Iquoto," wiio comes to Sir Adol-pho'a dei'enco, who, he says, remained faithful to his loader, "and ;t was partly on account of this that, shortly after the di.ssolution bf parliament, and on the day when in defiance of all constitutional precedent Sir Charles IHiprwr became Presniior, a meeting wos hold in the' drawing room of the Speaker of'the Senate, having timer League and tl^e Western Canada Ijeagiia To settle the mutter, as well as give a good finish to the seoson, why not have a post-season scries lic -tweon representative clubs say the leaders ot each league. If Winnipeg, which seems to have a cinch at their end, should come to Alberta, play the teams here, and then go east with the Western Canada champions playing at Mooso'Jaw, Regino, Saskatoon and other towns on the way, a profitably and interesting finish would l:c given to the baselmll .season. Morrison has signed "Tip" CNeill, tho f'al'jnry outfielder, who will play 'right fiekl. Nunzie is being retained as spare catcher and fieUlor. With numerous double headers it is necessary to have a supply ofoxtra n�?n on hand. THE BOSS. BASEBALL REVIEW. I�thbridg*> and tho Itntders broke even at tho Gas City. The games were the t*o evtremus of 'l.iasct>all. In one of the fastest' games of the season,Denny's Bumpers took the long c�>d of a 2-0 score. Ilollis pitched remarkable ball holding the heavy swatters down to one hit nnd struck out eight of them. Fogarty went some, t'Oo, sitriking out ten n>en and allowing seven hits. * IKKE ODEA. (Bululh News-Tribune.) .'Vrtie 0'l\>a. former captain of tho Duluth White .'^o.x is "do hull ting," in the Western Canada league. Ho is captjvin(>f the Lethbridge club and his cxcellen't generalship is bringing his team home a winner. Ho has pulled them up from third to second .position and is now walloping Medicine Hat, the leaders, and will surely land at the top ot tho column. Ail lot the towns in the I'eagucs are hand-jng the Duluth man bouquets nnd nwj.st of th�! fans acldress him as "Sir Arthur." If this general favoritism keeps up O'Doa may be returned to t'lie head of tho lake a tull-fledgeJ Duke. � Th'O flowers we strew upon the gruNes f)f our deagK are worse than deadly poison? By the Olllco Boy. When things go easy, he just saim- tcrs round At ten o'clock cr so; then reads his mail, Dictates some half dozen letters to the pirl, Tos.ses us each a word, or ma.vbc two Looks at tiK! pa|>ers, lights a good cigar, 'Phonos to o friend, and then goes out to hmch. And I go homo nnd say to maw- "Gee whizz! ' I hate to work. I wish I was tho Bess!" But my, when things go wrong! J maybe a strike. Or prices down, or some bank goes owl busts-Then ain't be Johnny-on-the-spot at eight! Then he don't take no time to read the news. Nor ent no lunch, but keeps us .'ll a-jump. Then he shoots letters at the girl till she . Get flustery red spots on her cheeks; and makes Even old Chief Clerk hustle; you know him. That fat one, i with the sort of double chin. And mo-wh.v, I'm greased ligiitning when he culls. And when night comes, then he looks kind cr pale .\nd anxious like, and yet so full of fight, I get n, sort of aching in my throat. Like sojnet'hing chok'cd mc, when I look at hiUK And 1 go home and say to nu\w- "Gee whizz! Bizncss is tough. I'm glad I ain't the Boss?" Gomldine Meyrick in Harper's Weekly millSBII'S BUY COMPINY Spedal Bargains During Exlubition Week A Hat of high grade merchandise at little prices. Prices that are within My reach df all. Yon will save dollars by doing your shopping at the Quality Store during the Fair. Men's Felt Hats; $1.95 The Iwlanee of our stock of this season's soft Felt Hata, Fedoras, Crash, ete., in greys, fawns and browns, Regular 2,50 and 2.75 quality, apecial 1.95 Twilled Sheeting, 30c. yard Two yards wide, fine and evenly woven, soft finish, free from dressing, regular 40c value..................................................Special 30c Lawn Blouses, 95c. Fine Lawn goods, made in this season's styles, neatly trimmed with lace insertion and tucking, worth up to 1,30..........................Special 95c Scotch Ginghams, 12 l-2c. Fine quality, waahable colors, in light and dark plaids and stripes, r^ular 20c. value, Special...................................................12^0. Flannelette Sheets, $1.20 pair Splendid flannelette sheettf, full three-quarter size, good weight, in white and grey;tegular $1.20 viilue. Special...............................1-20 English Prints, 12 l-2c. 600 yuds beat quality Crum's prints, fine even finish, guaranteed fast colon and ' will wear. SOin. wide, sold everywhere at 15o. yd. Special..........12iJ c Sole Agents for Butteiick Patterns ;