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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 22, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta > I If I OPINIONS OF THE lETHBRIDGE flERRLD Readers' Opinions Shown by expanding circulation list. "The Best Read Paper in the West." Advertisers' Opinions . . Evidenced by the advertising columns of this and every other issue. " The Most Effective Advertising Medium in the District." Contemporaries' Opinions. . . . Proved by the numerous quotations from it, credited and otherwise. ''A Most Reliable and Enterprising Newspaper." Ev Opinion . . Shown by the continued interest in its columns, which contain matters of interest for everybody. **Sunny Alberta's Best*' iubseribe for The Herald, il>SO per year The Biggest, Brightest and Best Home-Set. Weekly in Alberta. Story of the Bdl lope Adopted For Trains As Result of an OI,dt!nie Ccmbnt. Although there docs not socm to l:c nnythiitg in common Ix^twecn |uig-ilism and railroad ruloH, yet th^ ndoplicn of 'the (ami I in r 'bcllropcthat stretches through every car of the modem train was the result of a fistic encounter, says "The PWladcI -phifl Ix'dgor." At tho same time and by the issue of the same conubat the supremacy of the conductor in rail -road travel was ordaine>;l. It was Ph'ilailclphin which gave both to the world. One cf the oldest railroads in the country is the PWlodelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore, now known an the Philadelphia, Baltimcre and Washington, which was oponwi in The City Council. The council mot on M(>ngs. A great deal of discussionlook plAoe regarding tht; condition of the 1887.. 1>he first Schedule contained's^^wls and crossings. The above ap-ono passenger train, which wT-m ,, |p�-oP"'^l�n "n*"*" Ualtimore cne day and cnmo Ijack the next, which was considered a remarkable font in fast travel. Wiicn urgent need of ivpairing the cross -ing^ and streets, Th3 Boll llelephonc Co. u-ill lie ask- a train a day each way was placed ;�^|o P�'"�- '^''�'{; !'"...''!^!^*:, in scrvirc the |JCople of the two cities serve*! concluded that tlie acme i of convenience in transuortation hud been reaches!. Ne.xt to the president of the railroad the mo.st ini(>orlant functionaries were the engineer, and conductor. It,was a fluestion whether or not the the head of the line was considered a subsidary ofHcial in ixipular csti - Aid. Oliver Hujjgestcd that the city send delegates to the Alberta Municipalities J^ssodation to Ixi held in Medicine Hat early in Septointer. A statement of the money to l)e niscd by dolwntuiY's will Ik! compiled and a by-!aw will be submitt�d to vote the sums rwiuired. A by-law rcganling th? regulation of the ti-aflic of traction eiigines within the city was read. Hy this mation to the men vho run the train bvrt nolx^rt Fogg, who pulled the i"-V-'^*^ '"'^'^^ throttle and .Tohn Wolf, who collect-M'""'^* inch plunks so as to protect Oil fares, won the deference- of the i^^e crossings. The n^inimum iwnnlly i public Uocause of their higii and-re- attachod is .�10 and costs as well as sponsible diHies. I'h'S "i ^tw damages to the cross- Fogg, an Knglishman, had all the '"S"*-tenacity of opinion of his race; Wolf an American, had the ingenuity of the Yankee, and, seeing the need of some method 'by which lu: could coni-munioa'te with the engincvr, devised the schciiie of running a cord through the cars to the loconwjtive. As the engine was a wood burner. Wolf fastened 003 end of the cord to u log, which What a Kilowatt Hour will Do The following list of sgU�h was placcf water, or oth or liquid to u liei-g'ht of 25 f�wt. Hun a platv polishliig nu^chim; for 21 hours. Kun an electric piano for 10 hours Lift 3i tons T5 fwl in four minutes. �ivo you three Turkish light liaihs. Keep 4 dume.ftic irons in use for n hour. Kiecp your lx!d wa'mi fur '12 hy all of the American railroads. Then a cods of signals was adopted, and these remain practically to this day. The only change in the bellcorvl is that by use of the air from the brake system a whistle has superseded the bell in the locomotive cab. GOSSIP Ijr tkC ON THE SIDE Tatlltr 'Ptie change of thv hour of the ball games to 5.30 necessitates a change in the meal progrun-ine. It means either a very late dinner or two mteals close tofiiotliei- or el.so the happy solution found l>y some enthusiasts who brought a (wg of biscuits and fruit to the game The meal was rnjoyed while Bunn.s and his corps of Ik-efers disputed wiih the ^umpire. When Cook put the l>all to'flr.it .just twenty minutes lat/-. lunch was naturally suggested. The White Swan Creamery at Bov -den, Alia., is mitk'ing 0,800 pounds of butter weekly. five Kun a sewing iii,icliin" for 21 .'n>u;s Carry your -rlinner upslai:-.s txei-.v day for u week. Carr.v you thirt.v tinii-s Ti-oni ilii-botlom of tlie house''to t-lw" top, eighty foet each journey. Weale Kidneys ,.tnNt7 Mlot to WMk kidnef _jiln�y>. Uk� th�:HMrt, muA tlw , ttaeir wM^Mi. not In the ormn b* ntnta that cantrol'.-aud tuida them. Dr. Shoop'i gwtomtlTe ii weiflcinr uapared to NMb tbeM lUniiMrvM. To doctor tbvKldneirtalant, iTlt i� a WMt* of tim, and M nooer u ^'rour tack aches or U weak, 11 th* orin* te. orU4torkMd>trou�.li]routav�inaptaiM i , Jrlfbti or olbar dl� �� that all rciwirs and firtd it .satisfactorv. Will be executed promptly and with - I our well known niechanicHl exaf. titude. Howard Case & Co Ountinitbt, AutonoUle Kepairer* f ime iffiokm Work, Cranbro(�k and Fornie are being joined by telephone, With tite two systems united there will 1)6 been comptftition among the morchamts of the two towtti for the trade of the intervening points. GMSSEV m The Best New Town in Southern Alberta The centre of a rich farming and miaiog district. Splendid Oppbrtunhies for Investors, Business Men and Meehanicli. Good inducements for Business Men to LOCATE on tbe market Lots from $35 to $I((K) on reasonable terms. For further p^rtietalari write Wm. Sahnige, Grassey Lake, Alberta :  i What papers do you md f Lti ua augcest the aatiafyiBf eonbiaft-tion of a first claaa matropoMtan daily and a well editad* up-to-data local weekly such as THE WINNIPEG DAILY FREE PRESS - AND - IBTHBRIDOE HBIAIO We will send you the above two excellent papers on a three montha' trial order for 75c, aud prepay the |>ostage on both. A nominal price, just to get you started; you wiU not, we are satisfied, having once read them, be content to do without them. To take advantage of this oifer you must, however, be a resident of Alberta. The following form filled out and forwai-ded to the Herald will receive grateful acknowledgmmt and prompt attention. Herald, Lathbrldv*. M*ll to uno*ta�* prapatd, for HirM ii��aitlMik (or which I ancloaa 75c. Nam* ............... Addraaa.......... I I ''1 ;