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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta lETHSHl DOC, ALT A OP DM Daily Herald Priming 1 W. A. ftOCHAIUM, Oi Daily, MX Motth tfcne MM. Math. taifc em JMT, bfiuil by mail bf Htnid. tddrtifin Llupjod M bat both old be given. 94M IM M IM I.Ii No man in Canada is better equip- of aldermen the other day that it about time to gc-i busy iU taking u snsus of the city. It does u city good sometimes to stand "P Infsido the doorjtun to_seo how tall ho is Ihis city is growing sonic and it is C'ood advertising to the exact measurements. It ought to be douo year and could be done by the txssessor in his annual round, course, stretching th number of weeks would mean that it would not be very exact but it would he dose enough to give a gpod idea as' to tho population. This ntusus tbi.s fall should be taken all at once and properly organized so that the noses can all be counted in one day and then we will have igbt, Of work over a KING'S COACiniAX The King's coachman seems to be a figure in England. A man i.X vli'.> had filled the post asifor many years, has given up his i nfction, and ir speaking in of his retirement, the London tant history, a volume covering bis acquaintance .with the West, its re- bellions, settlement, fact a history of Western Canada. Ue no doub't possesses a fund infonuat ion that never yet appeared in a bool Hair is an observant man, with his long recognized literary for. the task. Western Canada is a new country in respect to material development. -4. 4 IM' f sou of Mr. William Blvth, who lor but it is old in. its tales of ad von- p U1 ture, and exploration. Little ever has been written of those early j days, and little ever will be written, l Edward. conspicuous, and much' respected ligure is about to retire Court and public life in the per fewer than thirty years has been coachman to his Majesty Mr. Blyth has unless meu of Mr. Hair's ability and seventy-lirst year, and has hamllt'd the ribbons for over half a He began his career as a couch- knowledge undertake the task. The race of "Old Timers" is fast passing over to the Great Beyond and unless years ago in the s concentrated effort is made by histo- rical there ought to be one in every Western will lose much if not all the early history of our Southern Alberta. Nothing practically of its THE RICH GROWING SOUTH that Earl of Derby who was faiv.mis as "the llupert of and at- tained the position of Prime liinb-- ter. When he was elevated to the position of coachman to King E'l- then, of course, Prince 01' early history is known, except to the the Marlborough House sta- few- "Old Timers." And yet inuc-nj of interest and historical value could j be written. X.W.M.r. has told us in an interest- bles were from the first put uruier his complete control. It is his -cial from" Gran- um to the Edmonton Bulletin More and more farmers an1 realizing rlmt the larger area of fall wheat th -v j iave the brtter. Last year most oi 'ho i fall whfiit was harvist-cl successfully but tiu- spring whom, which AVIS! set-iled late owing to the backward! spring c.iught by the snowstorm md frosts of the st'cond week m Sepieinb -r which not only knocked >ff a percentage of the crop but put the thrashing late into the fall. The conseoquon.ee was that the seeding grain was interfered with and ihis! year does not mat.-rial in- crease in acreage, which is now j harvested. A further consequence .vas that a much larger acreage than usual was sown to spring wheat season. Just what these acreages arej in this district will have to be solved' by a mathematical professor _wtth a penchant" for brain twisters. JnnHiop Pan niiuukii uui Not how cheup, but full value for money expended Bargains Ammunition A full Hue ot every kind Remember our 20 years' shop and field is at the back of all goods we sell TRACK TODAY Howard Case Co, Estate GUNSMITHS LETHBRIDGE, ALTA I The tty Co. Ltd. Tfce C.1. Boiiai Post Iff ice Itfldi PkneZII CARDS DR. W. i. GALBRAITH Physician, tor (ton, 014 Radpath St. 'Phone M 9 a.m., 2-3 7-8 p.m. NURSING MRS C R. GREY Trained, nurse open tor engafeoienU. Can be found at Mrs. W. 0. Hutton'g. and prepara McKeown Advertising Capt. Denny of the R. Proudest bOMt that throughout his the Mounted Police to this country, and John ITcDougall in book way of Indian life and early days, are about the only records of tenure of office in the royal service no accident has marred his record, of course, been as the best horse i'eih becomes involved in his re1 Will increase the efficiency of yw advertising. Copy prepared, placed and decked. The cost is trifling, aid you are relieved ef ail the wtrfy. FJ.MCKEOWN PHONE: 1S3 Supplies i Of variety always in stock. Call and see xnw goods and get our prices McKENZIE ROY Rcdpath St., Lethbridge, Alta. Phone 204 MADAM NORMAN (OrchMtnl Teacher of organ, voice production. Viiitg or receives lory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard HOUM, Crabb Strett. HAMILTON YOU NO and Block. K.Q., D.C.L., B. Morton Jontt, B. C. L CONYSEAftE JONES Barristers. Solicitors, Etc Conybeare Block. Irritated Fim, 4 Mies frta Letbkidfc, per acre, kalf Ac ertp. Eisy I W. C. SIMMONS Barrifcter, Etc. Oilice: SuutUaid Block. Mberta Realty Co. I IM R. G. A DO I SON Successor To B. C. MOORE and Embalmtr to Presbyterian pfficc Phooe 102. residence 138 ing little volume, oi the entrance of j though there have, some of incidents such works, while not really intended as i drilled historical, vet telling in a story m- r' tirement that he drove the Prince of Wales, the Duke of Connaught, the Duchess of Fife and the Queen of j Norway o'-i their wedding days. It s well known that his Majesty sees he close of his coachman's long term of faithful service with much regret. section of Alberta. Other sections oi 1 the West are in the same position. Our mention of Mr. Hair in- spired by the reading of his delight- ful chronicles of a trip to the ilac- kenzie Basin recently issued. Its title is "Through the ilackeiizie Ba- a' narrative of the Athabasca and Peace River expedition of ISM. Its pages bring the reader into i.-ui- mate acquaintance with the people, resources and conditions in the coun- try from Edmonton a thousand miles country tJjat will soon be peopled with for the lands of the Peace River have be- come recognized as fertile and fitted for grain growing. Mr. Mair records the information gathered on his voy- age and the volume, which Is Ki.tr- ally illustrated is valuable to the C nadian citizen, anxious for knowledge Mr. Vosburgh, who is the govern- ment crop reporter for Granum, and ha? travelled the country says that this summer has seen con.} -siderable breaking done and by fall! 25 per c.-nt, of the whole district will! be under cultivation. In the paoti "v-. summers f let has been an in t-ren-e oi fuUj lie. cent, in the cnp area. M. McNaught broke 200 acre.- this year, and Paul Clarke broke a the Mayor's COUNClLf Once more Dad's policy of progress has been sanctioned by the peup.e of the city. Although there were verj many who cared enough about the affair to go out and vote the v. was a good one and "the inaji-r was big enough to satisfy 1 can be judged that all who were- agin the governmont f? The. Skelding Bros., of Kooteru'i. River enjoy the distinction of rai ;inj: Go bushels (weighed) of fall wluat to the acre. This was their record last year with their Turkey Red. The most of their wheat last year possess- d four rows of berries on each side of the head, and this much desired peculiarity is attributed alone to cli- matic conditions. This yi-ar they used the' same seed, there being but three row.s on each side of the bulk of-the heads although the iour.rowed heads are. plentifully sprinkled through Advance. HUR G-et the benefit of German's Great Removal of Boots and Shoes. Investigate the immense possibilities of TEMPERANCE NOTES their work :.t the polling booth progr..M shortly swoop out all all the rest said by their silence. thf, bnR_ had visitixl "Go uhrad, flavor, what you about the Last West, it is to bt sincerely hoped that Mr. Mair wil not cease his contributions to Can adian bibliography with this book. but will soon give us his remini- scences of life in the Canadian West. It is to be hoped also that his example will be followed by others of the] pioneers of the West, so that in a few years? we will have for the per- usal of the present, us well as future generations, a record of the incidents of the earjy days of this rapidly de- veloping country. It is worthy of remark that Father Lacombe. whose knowledge of Alberta, is probably, overhanging sf-wf greater than that of any Hvjng T navc is soon to give to the public his j he should go after this afnir. i memoirs. It is safe to say, they will j They are not only an eyesore b.ir. a! be highly interesting ami valuable j danger. especially here where the historically. The venerable father j wind blows "lak hurricane" at times; has iulM.ro.''. in the far north as well The worst feature they are is the as on the plains since the fifties and J hindrance they are to firemen wlva a his knowledge of the country, ami fire is on the go. They catch Hying his acquaintance with the Indians, j spnrks. get on tire easily.. inU-i-fcre are possessions which cannot, help with the work .of thi- mm and are but provide a volume, worthy of a Always just where a ladder should be high place in the records of Wpstova; piacvcl. Up-to-date cities do not al- Contributed by W. C. T. U. Alderman Hales mnde an able, ad_ j dress in the Torojito City Council, in i asserting that the inarch of human Wait if you intend to purchase a. Pair of Shoes DO IT NOW Remember that these Shoes are excellent quality SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS AND LOW PRICES F.GERMANJheShoeman F. B. ROLFSON ARCHITECT Room B Whitney JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Southard Block, Rcdpath Lethbridge, Alta. Notice em UD STOCKMEN LIVERY BARN TO EXCHANGE FOR Livery barn on- Regina-Prince Al- bert brr.xich of C. N" Rv. with room for ISO head in live town of 700 population, gooa school, couu- trv well settled. Will take >tock for THE MISSES 8ROOK Fashionable Children's Clothes and Plain Sewing 41 Arjyle Avenue said is good enough for me." it did not take Dad's fallows to get going. The very next night j I the contracts were let to the stj-.nd- i i pipe and pipe and a mnn was ap- j pointed to look after thft bookk lionnr trnffic. H'' cited one case of a family h-- had vis. t as a police ofilcer. Hf- found four youne children trytn? to kiudk- a tire with a basket of chips. It midwintt r. father lay (irutik in one corner, tho motlu-r in nnothor.! The itousi' bare of furniture, fuc-1' j and food. Another hf was that of a woman pli-ading with i husband to come home and bis; final n.'ply was a knock-down b'ow. j pitiable results "f traffic] rl to excite the df rision of the HI L ars see FORD TYLER Lethbridge Hotel, Lethbridge. W. R. BROWN louse painter, paper hanger, wood finisher, etc. Carriage Painting a Specialty Phone 124 25 Argyle WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION Meet in Methodist Wesley Church third Friday in the month at 3-30 p. in. Visitors always welcome, -MRS. A. E. HUMPHRIES, MRS. CHAS. McCLENAGHAN, 83-0 Secretary Lethbridge A. F. A. M., G. R. A. Regular' meeting'" night, the third Thursday of each month in the ifesonie 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receive a hearty wo! come. Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE 63 A.C.MESSER, W. M. G.V.STORKEY, Secretary. P. 0. letfchrtfgebrieli.UT 1st Meets and 3rd M o n (1 ays in K. of P Hall at 8. o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. s. a. DA VIES, w.r 24-ly T. J. WHITE, W. S TkeVesten nonbiHpHsiiiitliiHg Heating CD P.O. Box 417 Phcr.8 266 history. OUR POINT Or VIEW The crop yio'd in outdistance any other part u( Canada. low projecting signs nt all andT.cth- bridge has lately !nvn showing of ;n ilist class. The demolition of thosv nn- would another. Tiic country de jii'm oit.iiiii: s'iiil fill ti a O'niple of times. council take over thi- trie plnnt t( will ho ni> to So St-e thiit it is well manned. fity iiol, staiui for it, to see am old i j follow monkoymq: w- Ruthorfard and Hon. Mr. j Finlny cannot speak too hiphly of the ?orith. Tho crops have been a revel, j ation to them. Thc-y hoth declare-i they havft spen nothing to compare with what they cast their eyes over alon? the A. R. I. line. NEW MINISTER TO NETHER. LANDS Tho Haguo. Anp. bolu'vt that Sir A'l--n here the I Hritish minister to Denmark sue. j Sir Homy Howard a> British minister to tho NYthfrlands. Sir Ht'nry will roach the limit Oc_ toWr 1 and will thru retire. The Philistine Is among the new arrivals at the Pioneer Book Store Also 111 tie Mackenzie Basin" By Chas. Mair H, THE For the Canadian National Exhibi. tion, to be held at Toronto, August 2Sth to September 14th, the Canadian Pacific Railway will have effect special round trip For full I information 'as to dates of sale, i limits, etc., apply to the nearest C. P. R. Ticket Agent. W.I7 SiNGING Ursula Arolv-r. A. R. A. M.. London. Knpland, pupil of tho Hall lasi Thursdny of month. Visiting Brethren Welcome J. F. RQGERS, C.K A. KEIDfG, F.S. LCTHBR1DGE LOUuc. nO. C. B. P. O. E. Meets on the second Tuesday oi each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHAKMAN, M. PRIEST, E. K. Secretary. First-class Cafe IN iitti Short Order Between Meals CARROLL DOYLE Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293. SMS if [nftaii letefit Meet in XnigUa of Hal! rj first and third Thursday in the month 8 p.m. Visiting Irethivn always Trel come. Kre4 T. c. Box 57. Walter Aj-HHij W. Present. -Ltthbridft NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION OF STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall every sec- nod and fourth Mondays in the month. Employers requiring certificated en- gineerS; and out of employ- ment, would do TFell to with as. ROBERT NEVIN, ChicL W. A. DIOKSON. Secretary. 44-lyrd-v ;