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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 15, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta p ^.��^^^^�.-/.^.-vV.... so. A Run on the Banker. In view of the i)i'otiiiiiont placo that l;�nk8 nJHtl lonkois nro holding in 'the nilnds of I.alhl)ridgo oitiaeiiH, pspecially oi' the Muyor nmst Council nml of inttmiling 'builders, the JXeraUl tiik4>s picusuiv in fL'pro'ducing froiii' MtKiorn Eloriueiioo, n siNjst'h iby Simon Port! the hiitniprist n't the nnnimt tHiin:�r of th(? i^hinhnttun Imnkoi's "f Ihe New Yorlc State llnnk�iB' As-BOci(vtion Ffbiiiniy 7, 1900. a^dtlemcn,-Ah I sat h�ixj this cv- tf) oxcI)angf itlcas and settle ammng' nt any (tla.viul allusion 1o the City y most pressing creditors on your commibtco. The.V said secretary (Jagt! would be heiK!, nnd Mr. J. P. Morgan, and thwt without my so I only roninrk: nKxii near Ludysml'th ot an li''llcales up one hundixKl ami eighty iicr cent. a nulnuto. ami you get a note rwpiast-inb you to rijinovc your "Baloou Comiijon" and your "Smoke Pre -ferred" and sulwtitiito Oovcmtnent bonds therefore. And still you wonder at crimes. But if you really �vant to know Me meafting of the terms "MaiM>le "And I woulti that n�y tongue could utter, * The thoughts that arisa in met" ening listening to the strains of that pi-iwmce the olVair would seem inconi fine old DunlierH' nnthom en'Lilli;d, I pl.te, but thcvt. if we throe got to-"Wlion you ain't got no money then 'ev�llnM- we could sKtle \urious pi-ob-you nesdn't come around," I was lenus right on the spot. The com -thinking what a 'grand idea it was miittee tokl ino to choo-sv my own for you to gwt tojyoeher once a year ,au�)j�ct and tliey would any- Big Sporting Goods Sale! Rifles,^ Shotguns, Revolvers, Canoes, Boats, Tents, Field Glasses, Hunting and Outing Suits Fishing Tackle Office Detks Type-writers All at less tliun half pricer. Write for big lists. SPORTSMEN'S EXCHANGE NAUWIGEWAUK, N. B., CANADA. And let it go at that. I mai.'rt say, however, that Sccre -tary Oagc mairo(;f/(ir of Iho Suite jttt'i' tlKi (!ou\eiilion to know' that it tiiUoH ;50o tons of water to, produce M ion of iirop. "Irrigaiiori is now being praetisod ex(eiisi\elv in l''.uroi)e ami thiiy hnvo on aphorism lit Turko-S'lnn-"The inoi-e \vnte in about a second iyestiji'day uflcrnoon. He suid arwl run homo and jjlunge tha ex - Wh�r> Yoa Com� Up Towi^ Visit the New Ice Cream Parlor Frcih Frail High Clua Confcclioiwry Always in Sleek. HILL BLOCK DUFFERIN ST. and I'd tKvik given twenty-four hour.s j nvmitios in hot water, and plAce a start, 1 ''elicve I could hove given porous plaster on what remains of the scciTtary a run for his money. But, instead, ha placed it in a rich. Binoolh-running, well-oileU iiis-titu -tion where it was used in invei'^ting a panic awl si,raightcning out finivncial latvg'as, nnd gi'ea.s>ing the wheels of coinirnisroo and similar t'ooHshncss. I Tlvis is the fli'st opportunity I have had of meeting aou Hank Pivsidenls collwtivel.y, and ivhon .you are thawed out, I. have n�3t niost ot you, individually, when you �rot* frouen HtilT, I iKver supposed you could warm up, os you lioem to have done my previous impression having U*3n of the "How'd you like to bo tlia ifcmfln'.'" order. Sonntimtjs 1 have thought I'd almiOM't J rather go without the 'iuom>,v than get a cfmigosti^c chill in a Honk Pivsidpnt's oHlco, and have him gn�;(> into m.v eyes, and read the inmost secrets of my soul, owl ask unfeeling rjuustions, ami pry riHlely into n>,v |�a�t, and throw out wiltl suggestions about getting Mr. .\stor to endorse for iiie, and othei's similar atrocities. And even if I succeed in �fleceiving him ho leads mo, crushetl, humiliated, and feeling like i thirty cents, to a Hy a\shior, who taking odvAiitage of my dawxl condition, includes in my thiwo months nolo, not only Chri.s^tmns awl Hie Fourth of .July, but St. IVitricks Hay, Ash Wo;taosd�iy aticl sLvloon Sun days, so that 'by the time h> hnS doduotod the intorus't, what's coming to niD looks likrt a .laeger umtershirt a "tor its first interview with an .Vf-rican 'bl.inchis.scnse. That's th? kind of thing the poet had in mind wiren he wrote-"1 know a. bonk whereon the wild thymu grows." I have ob.ser\ixl that one's I'wciyl -ion at a bank vari�.s- somewhat with the condition of the money iixarkot. fio in vhen lnonc.^' is nnd the Presidant fulls on .your, neck, calls you 'by your nnnic, and ch�fr -fully loans you large sums on your "Dalloon Common" nnd .your'"Sini.ple  Preterred,' ami you go on your way rejoicing." The next day, new.s has arrived that a Cordon Highlander has straincxl a teiidor in his leg while springing awaj- from a Dutch.- your self esteem. Ilankors are too prone to judge a m.Tn by his apiiennince, so that tii.-vcr.v men who nood the money most have the hanlest work to got it. They arc apt, esvwcially at, thft Cit.\-nc in tha Old Ladies' 'Homo. If I'ncia Rus.scll had to travel on his �ha|>e he woulm'prnies do � loi of good in a ii|Uiot way, especially to 'their direc -tors-;n a quiet wa.y. Sec what a coiivonionce some of our Trust Coin-pani�9 have �l>oon to their directors of lata. I't woiiUI sometimes mor-tif.ving for those dii'ectoi-s to have to at'tempt t borrow money on certain .socurft'ios, in institution with which they weixj not connected, t^ecause. instead of gwttiiig the money, they nti'gh't got six nionths. I had intendad to touch upon, a few vital questions concerning finance this evening, but the nigJit is waning and I guessod you've ull )x!en ''touched" Aufticiently of lato, so I will restrain myself, and give some other orator a chance to get himself disliked. part: "Xuturo shows that sho is in sympathy with you today liy showi'ring watar down upon .voii. WatiT Is n good thing-|>urticiiliii'l.\' in tha irri-gati(m business. "Now gftitleinen, in talking to you this afternoon on irrigulion I mu.'*t take most of my mntjiial fi'om in.v hoinia S'latc in Co.orado. Colnrado i.s only an okler sister of .Ml.'^Tla in i I't'iga t i on ex pe riencf�. "l.'ntil lately T bud iinlya hazy information Of wlwi'c Alberta was .situated, but a fcNV years ago I met two estimabla citizens of Calgai'.v in the [wrsons of .Mr. Pcarcc and Mr. IKjdinis ami lhay supplivd yie withlha the mountains of Coloi'iido has developed a system of irrigation all its own. rhw turn on their wiitei-carlv m tha spring and kt'e)) it running itcadily all suminrrr. In Italy the.v larwr nuanlities oi water in 'the winter and smallar (pianliti..'.s ir. the siimiiier. I'Jvei'y country hos. howi!\cr, iiioiv or a sy-tlem of their own." I'roi. Ciiiin'ivlcr here noticed Ihiit i, .\ll�rla's I'iinilull was slighlly lur^er tliiiM thai ol Colorado. Ill \()i'thi'iM ItiiK',.' continued llu' pri)l-.;ssor. "they ha^e larger regular raiiilalls lhaii Miur largest avur-aae. And irngalion is now paving in lljaly. Thi! \mIiu^ ot liinil with iri'igation no nmtter in wliol c�uiitr\' It ina'di' use of. '('onccrnins{ the viiliii- ol irrigated land IS worlb r^UUO an acre annt;cr here explainedv '1^^ full the purely acRidental ntanner ; i , which the shocp-raiaitic industry w�D, Hi.�art. It is not, a hot country irrigation ni)r is it that of a dry coiiiitr.v, ulthoug'h in that State you may hnve evide.nifs of bolli Free, for Catarrh, just to prove merit, a Trim si/e l\ox of Vt. loop's Catarrh Remedy. Let n>e send it now. It is a �now-wliit�, creamy, healing antiseptic balm, containing such healri^ ingredients as O 1 Eucaliptus, Thymol, Menthol etc., it gives instant and laaiing relief to Catarrh of tlia nose and throat. Malce the free teat and .see for yourself what this preparation an and will accomplish. AMresn Dr. S>hoop, Kaeim, W'ia. Ijarge Jars .50 cents. Soltimes to the dct-rinivnt of tli'O laud. 2. If you get more than 20 (>er c('nt. of walcv on .\'our Uiml you siii-,-ply drown j our plant. '�r.von wn.b water the [dant has Water should not re-��iain S'tagnaiit for if it ive--Ijalow; aiitlj Heftven's imjierial donic Of pure translucent blue, sheds calntv? clear, v (Crystal radiunre over all. No 8ound hearts And we, reiroshod anew^ look far . within the firmamant of blut;^ Whci� ba'tlii aiul paying expenses. Apply UNK'S RAVCHE, "la Mile" Coulee. STRAYED. To my premises, l(i-H-20, west ol � tth Mieri'dian, a daric red nailch cow. Owner' can have same by proving propert.v and pa.ving expense ol this..; advertiscnien-t. , W. .1. lIirNT, 8-15-22-29 : JLethlHrMce 9m mt ONE OF THESE WILL MAKE YOU 75 feet Corner Bompas and Crabb - $1750 100 feet Clyn south of Bompas - $2000 50 feet William, between Dufferin and Redpatii $500  THESE ARE THREE OF THE BEST LOCATIONS IN THE CITY N. T. MMCLEO D St REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE Phone 173 P. O. BOX 679 ' 'r I ' I 'I P i\ til 1 ( J'. . ;