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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta ll IL Elite SopL W SUBSCRIPTION In Advance year Other a year Month Per Inch it ta this watk cir r two vday it impoMibU to M any typtMtting for on account of tho installa tion of our now Contoquontly wo practically had to tot up tho ontiro papor in two All woil wo expoct to tho daily next We can guaran too that it wii be up to anticipa tion of the Contracts for ad art now being Tho subscription for the daily will bf four dollars a year and three dollars a year to subscribers who secure the paper through the post Every part of the city will be covered by the delivery sys We are now open to receive subscriptions and Dont is No sane citizen who have displayed faith Our city by investing in our in to be serving the council Of CQursu wo to them sitting in the council with no other purpose in view than to grind their own McNabb struck H City no matter how hur they work for the never get any There is always some narrow minded little knocker around who is prepared to squeal if the taxes go up a half When aii is said and Leth bridge had as good a Mayor last as it ever Galbraith gave the city good Maple Creek knew u progress ive man when it placed Fred Downer on its council We dont know whether Downer is a citizen of Maple Creek or but no matter where he he is always it the buck of every good movement for ihe advancement of both is a booster all the He Wealthy and prosperous Already this season bushels of wheat have been markeled at and 172 cars of Why sure Magrath should have a If it doesnt soon get one the people will have to pile their money in the cellars of their Up north the weather is but the people have to wear their heavy and we are not backward in also saying that it will do the city good backward in coming forward with What a difference in the The Daily Herald will do yoL At Lethbridge we are able to go around without on even a fall As far as Henderson is con believe he is entitled to fair He is a good He i has lived in Letlibridge for many Most of his money is invested here and heis always willing to help the city He has had muni cipal and his platform as announced the exception the the with ward svsiem proposal is We may not agree with him in every respect but we believe in rendering credit where credit is BUILDINGS ON THE The city should immediately take up the reserving the pub lic square for public With all due respect to the persons who may think we are strongly of the opinion that the square as it is at present is not a credit to this We do not believe that it should be cut into business but we ad vocate that the Alberta government be approached without delay to locate the new Court house on the That would be one public buildinig to start Sooner or later the Do minion government must erect a sub titantial post office Then tbs time is rery near at hand when Lethbridge must possess a commod ious city building that will Accommodate al our officials and good public The v It is aneasy matter to agreethat all these buildings will be necessary in a few Is it not well to start out at once and arrange that they will tbe located on the public It is true the Gait Com consent must be secured but the Herald is confident there will be no difficulty inthat respect as that company is public spirited and is anxious for the improvement of the appearance of the The square as a breathing place would still be with The new pub lic buildings could be placed system atically at one section of the probably in the Lots of open space would be left for pnrk Leading up to these buildings would be paths lined by beds of flowers and in fact the entire square could be transformed into the most bcauti Canada and thVimi Shtl tljft People are The new council should be made Sunday School This in Knox a School Conveiiton for electoral of Lethbridge uinl Cardstori is iu Stuart Muir general superintendent secretory for iuul Columbia is In papers aro bolug given on various phases of Sunday School This evening Stuart Muar Jvead speaks on 1nwent IVmunds in tcxhty nominated lot Ratepayers City of Sunday School Work mid Cameron of Raymond givos un ad dress on the pittce of The Homo in the Httigious IMucatioii of A coI lection Will be taken and ial ilayor for the cHy for 1908 1 would of Yosag Sfcns A meeting for Iho of theVoting ilons Club is called for tonight iu lhj Club in tlie 01 WesJcy All young inen of the city are invvttKl to The club is intended to meet oneof thegreatestnecessities of the namely u plaea vvlteiv the young men of the cunsivnd tlwir ev A large crowd will respond to the invitation to attend the meet ing the choce of the Liberals of the Macleod district for the Federal is a pioneer of Probably no man is better known than this popular native of who has been ranching at the foothills of Rockies for many He is acquainted with the needs of all and would make an exceptionally capable re presentative of the constituency at He is a man of the very best well informed on all public and a thorough be liever in the futurs of Western Can Macleod should work for his and earn mem Much criticism is offered to bers of the council accepting business from the may be a hardship to some to lose business on account of their being members of the but it is only pro per that the law in this respect should be U looks too much like graft when members of the council are given contracts for that and the other It appears as though they were in the council for tho bene fit of their own and naturallv cost o maintenaace would not all real the city for it is certain the Provincial and Do minion governments would be willing assist in keeping up the lawns flower beds and We are sure be glad to do The entire matter is one that should le taken up without The Pro vincial government has an option on sites for a new Court the council cannot act too The Gait Company must bo preached and once their sent is secured the government could ls ap con of men whj will refuse business from the to accept A Lethbridge lady wrote a letter to a friend in east saying that she was penning the epistle while sitting at the bach door of her home with the rays of Albertas fine old sun shining upon The lady in he could not understand such woather conditions foi in OUR POINT OF VIEW The atmosphere of Sunny Southern Alberta is the finest in the Times are better in Lethbridge than any other part of the sun wasn ot byt on the other hand there were and raw Sunny Alberta ought to be good enough for McLcary man from evident looking for land came in from Spring Coulee on Monday evening with the farm Our farmers are still ploughing and this Js the first week of Do your Christmas shopping early and save the clerks from beinj rushed i to death on Christmas Any candidate for alderman who thinks our streets are creditable should be trimmed at the Hendersons platform has some real good but there is and that is the division of the city into that theHerald will oppose irom ftow until I a older cities the ward system is being gradually Compel the new city council to make a proposition to place all like public buildings on the JLethbridge is losing aRood citizen the Major As an officer of Police he except with had lo face as a Md then he en forced the at the and lias seen since Monday Ifc left at the a couple of one of which was and the other containing a few soiled col lars and an old the of the maker of which had cut lie left also a splendid new Winchester A LOCAL one of Wurners latest is in UK city Holj fonnorly a in Seamans barber at Creek this TheMission liandofKnox Church had a successful sale at tlie residence of Johuston on Frank Sherman has been elect ed district president of the United Mmeworkers of his of having LadiesAid of Wesley Church lield a very successful 5ale of work and cookery on Kvery netting the ladies over one hundred Stewart will receive for the lirst time at her home Bur dvtt on Friday afternoon amij evening the Gth of and not ag ain until tiie Srst Thursday in Feb A very successful meeting of the Young Peoples Association was held in the vestry of Augus tins Church on Tuesday The programme consisted of essays and all of which were enjoyed by the large number The meet ing on Tuesday promises to be of unusual The Ladies Aid of Gait Hospital will nuxt at te residence of George Rogers on 7ih Stafford will not recejvc on Friday afternoon of this XcJdig conducted most suc cessful ball in the Bijou Hall last Thuisdaj As an evidence of Loth bridges pub licity in the Postal Service is the receipt of a letter by Postmaster Itiginbothain of a letter addrrssol to a lady in from Afortimer Priest went down to Ma1 plu Cnxik to abteml the Hub Milton well known but better known at Raymond and lost his store and of goods in a fire at The loss totalled The in the Uaptist nacle next Sundny conducted by the In thc forenoon his subject will be A Dark Valley and in evening The External and Internal spread of Ev erybody marie welcome at the Tab The programme ut the Bijou for the balance of this wtuk promises some very exciting am will include Dressing in a FIv Dog Draxving and Prison ers An exhibition of ortuism by will also be included on this The Williams Jubilee Singers dur ing past gave two of thc best concerts ever given in the The which includes a male quartette and a female a decidedly strong Un like most ntgro they are as strong in the white songs as in their own Kvery number thoroughly enjoyetl bcKh at the Saturday and Wednesday cvenirtg con To ttE Ratepayers of to s Qty of lethliriilge request of a number of the 1 have decided to offer my self as a candidate for 1 respectfully solicit your votes and and promise if elected to solicit yourvoteami the City Council to give the affaire of our growing city close and business like JJelieve Yours tlltion of the money market praotic UlulUR ally excludes the possibility of many largepublic improvements being car ttgrttmrn fa Htmim Moif I ried and it will be question for the council Yo decide if conditions do not improve as to it would not be advisable to post pone sonvj things until dvapor mon ey can be I have always urged that the dis trict covered by sujwraJsossment was too extensive ami inas much that it may be time be fore improvements of a public na ture willbe required in tho outlying I will endeavor to restrict ihe district tothosa parts iu which money is to be or to reduce the percentage of assessment on If elected it will my endeavor have the affairs of the city carried on as ecoiiomitaUy as in order that tluj revenue from taxation can to the parts as are indirectly j ted by Our fire department nwjds improv ing1 in the inauer of quick turn tint and Iwill support any reasonable towards tind also foithe more general distributing of the eq uipment to enable the east end and North Ward to have greater protoc 1 will do all in my power to ad vance the welfare the by en couraging and will carry a vigorous publicity campaign1 for this All and statutes affecting the good government of the city be strictly enforced I am in favor of greater publicity in municipal affairs that ratepayers may know the manner in which their interests are looked had yenrs experience in city matters I feel T can serve you to advantage on account of my know ledge of general requirements and I will endeavor in all to pro tect 5our interests without partial Yours To the Electors Having been nominated for Al derman of the 1 respectfully solicit your vote and If elected I shall give the Citys in terests my best attention in every Voting takes place Mon December Yours JAMES ASHGROfT E Tlie police have bean and arc put ting forth every effort to locate him but so far no There is no clue as to for his dis LITTLE CURRENT Little fire here almost wiped out the destroying McArthurs Carruthers1 drug Mc Keesport Tarner Vincents goncral Ciirries dmg Mensons gen era Kingsboros The ftre tug steamer Majestic ren dered aid and vented the titter destruction of the Grace is vieiting her To Ehc Ratepayers Df tire City of letiibritige Dear Sir anvf Having been nominated for a seat on your City to so licit votes my Should I receive sufPvcientsupport to enable me to I shall en deavor to carry out as far as possible a progressve am in favor of improving our roads and sidewalks in a more If o a let us do it I am also in Invpr of our city being ueiier lighted and having the lights distributed more With ref erence to the water and sewerage J amstrongly in favor of the extension of to the best pos sible advantage andat all times to meet the greatest the largest numbers of Fire protection I be better se cured by distributing some of oirr equipment to the north and south parts of our I also favor plac ing the City Engineer in charge of the various departments of making him responsibc to the Council for all new work improvements or extensions of our present With rvgaid to the north part of the better known perhaps as North I shall strongly support spending a fair share of the years certs by ihc large Tho revenue in that I feel to Williams Company can be sure of a some extent thai they are Justified hearty reception just asoften as they in saying that they have not received proper attention in the If elect ed I shall endeavor to get for them their share of lights and fire protec I shall alsotry and obtain for them a sidewalk to the In I wish clear ly that if at any time the question of a subway or overheat the division of the o the purchase of the Electric Cos plant should come before UK Council with a view to taking anj I shall do my best to have whatever proposals are made sub mitted to the and shal govern myself according to the wishe of the majority of the Thanking you in I am Yours UlUff To the Ratepayers of the City of lethbridge The election for Mayor and three Aldermen is again before Hav ing been askedby a large number of the ratepayers tooffer myself as a candidate for I have con sented to do I am strongly in favor of municipal ownership of all public elec tric the water and the con dition of our streets are all of out standnig interest at this and if elected I will cheerfully devote my utmost energy to guarantee a satis factory solution of these as well as of all other matters which mayvcome before the GEORGE PERRY President Trades and Labor Council Your VOTE and INFLUENCE respectfully solici ted on behalf of IRA PIERCE for Alderman wish to come The Epworth under whose nuspic cs they is to be corigmtu latcd on sotniring gool cnteVtnin The following item will c of inter est to masiy people in the South Country who have met Mclntyre during his connection with the Al bertn government A wadding took place at Georges Fort on when assistant chief engineer of thc provincial gov and Miss of were united in mar riage by the Canon an oldtime friend of thc Mclntyre is one of the early Cal gary dating from who Tioved to Strath cosa last Mclutyre was a resident Lethbridge in the early during the ft Poll on December 9th 9 to 5 NOTICE TO HOMESTEADERS Applications to homestead the avail able even numbered section in town ship ranges twelve and thirteen l be received on and after Wednes day December Agent Dominion C R At the installation of the britlgc Lxlge Canadian Or dcr of Chosen which place in Knights of Pythias Hal Friday the following oJlkeru were Past Dawson Chief Smyth forth SAinforth Kills Miss Hill U Medical Cragg of meeting second third Thursdays of each Beuiember tlwtybiyrf Sxecutor the ailBiiuiitraiiou of A Trust uoinpaiiy hu8 thuse rtxiuireuieiitsuiulis especially orgauizcd ami cquipptxi to iujt as Executor under Make a will and appoint thii CouiiJftny your THE TRUSTS AND iDARANTEE Head Toronto Capital and Public Aduiiuiitrator for Lethbridge Judicial Tor Alberia v Turner William Ill First Street West Alexander Corner IF You have ever thought of a Piano in your there is the opportunity today to have one at an unequalled You know our reputation for mighty reasonable we breaking records on a shipment of Heintzman arrived yester i to our store and in vestigate these beautiful Is there any gift would as greatly appreciated as a piano for Organs in stock also We guarantee a square deal to all who trade Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD MONTREAL ESTABLISHED 1861 Paidup Reserve Total Savings Bank Department of arid upwards Interest paid DRAFTS and Letters of Credit bought and Special attention given to accounts of Farmers and Ranchers LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Temporary Olmr Second floor Manager There were one hundred and seven ty homestead entries made at the lo office during In thej same month last year there were two hundred and fortyfive The country is fast nil ing INVITING you to examine iur Glass not mean that we urge you to If the quality and of our Cut Glass not make a purchaser of no words of ours Those who know the stores best ire en thusiastic admirers of our CUT GLASS It is te add you to the number that we invite you to visit Once here we have no fear but what the Cut GUjs and prices will do the P DnOSTlTF nUDD IRlL JEWELER Oficwl Watch Iiwpecm or the ;