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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 5, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta � HERALD PRINTING CO., LTD. D. AUSTIN. Editor and Miaafer. W. JORDAN, Sapt of Job Department, SUBSCRIPTION: ttt Advanoe  t-1.50 a year Otherwise  ta.00 a year \ ADVERTISING. Par Month  tU.OO Par Inch ANNOUNCEMENT. Tht Herald U late in .getting to prm this week owing to unusual circumstance*. For -two day* it was impossible to do any typesetting for tho paper on account of tho initalla-lion of our now llnotypt machint. Conoaquantly we practically had to sot up tha ontira paper in two day*. All being wail wa expect to lesue tho daily next week. We can guarantee that it will be up to the anticipation of the public. Contract* for ad* vartiaing are now being accepted. Tha aubscriptlon for tha daily will be* four dollars a year delivered, and three dollar* a year to *ubscrib*r� who secure the paper through the post office. Every part of the city will be covered by the delivery system. We are now open to receive j it,, ,,,rtli tin- weather is fin... but subscriptions and advertisinig. Don't j lni, ,,,,p|t. |,llVl, t, Wi,nr iu.uvy 'be backward in coming forward with ; nvercoot*. What 11 difference in th- �louth. At Lethbridge we arc able to Sunday School Convention. This afternoon in Knox Church, a Sunday School t'onvenl'on for tho electoral distr.'ct of l.ethbridge and f'nrdsion Ih in session. Stuart Mulr bond, general superintendent 9. S. secrctiiry for Hasktvtchowan. .\l!w'. i, and Hrit'sH Columbia Is present, Interest ng pniicrs are being given on vnrlous phases of .Sunday School work. This evening Stuart Mu;lr-lioad sink's on Present lYninnds in Sunday School Work and Rev. J. .f. Cameron of Raymond. gives an address on the place of Tho llotmi in tho Religious Mducullon of Children. A collection will l>e takolt and spec-lal limbic rendered. � Mr. Hot ia right. No sane citizen {eipeets men who have displayed faitli in oli.r eily by investing in our in-lu'strles, to be debarred from serving .t the council board. Of course we .votild object to them sitting In the council with no other purpose in view llinn to grind their own nxo. Thofl. McNnbb struck i( right. City councils, no matter how hard they work for the city, never get any credit. TheVe is always some narrow minded little knocker around who is prepared to squeal if the taxes go up a half mill. When nil is said and done, l.eth-bridge had as good a Mayor last year, as it ever had. Dr. Oalbraith gave the city good service. Maple Creek knew a good, progressive man when it placed Fred Downer on its council board. We don't know whether Mr. Downer is a citir.en of Maple Creek or l.ethbridge. but no I f()r tonight In the Club Parlor* in the matter where he is. he is always at j basement of Wesley Church. All the back of every good movement f�r|youmt men of the city are invited to j |,t the advancement of both places. He j Mt:end th-ir ev-Already this season 26O.0OO bushels enings. A large crowd will ivspond of wheat have b� of their home.*. Having been today nominated tie olllrc of Mayor for the city U-thbrtdgo for 190H I would rwq>eef the Voting Men's Club is called To the Ratepayers of the City of Lethbiidge At the request of a number of the ratepayers t have decided to offer my self ns a candidate for alderman. I respectfully solicit your votes and influence, and promise if elected to the City Council to give the affairs of our growing city close and businesslike attention. Believe me, respectfully, ILL Etatist lay, MoMtay lilt, he. S To the Electors MAKt/tG VOW* WILL Company has thoati miuiromeuts and in especially organized ami oqtiippitl to act ua Executor tinder wills. Make n will and appoint this Company your executor. THE TRUSTS AND GUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) Capital and RoBervn;  12.200,000. Public Administrator for Lethbridge Judicial District. Advisory Board (or Alberta : D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turner Bone, Esq., William Pearco, Esq. 711 First Street West (Alexaudor Corner) Canary. _ _ A.. G. ROSS, Manager. A LOCAL BUDGET. portions, t will endeavor to restrict tho district to those parts In which money is to he spent, or to reduco II. Uol/.e. one of Wurner's latent jthp ixircentugc of assessment on such arrivuls. is in tho city today. j parts us are only Ituliivctly KmeUt- ' terl liv Improvements. Hoi, Mooc "th ut four o'clock. Mrs. A. B. Stafford will not reccjve on Friday afternoon of this week. t!us*Xoidig conducted a most successful uuiKqucrudu hull in the Ilijou Hull Inst Thursday evening. As an evidence of I/elhhridfre's pub-a hardship to some to lose business j "cit-v 1,10 ,,riUsh l'ostal Servlco is on account of their being members 'th" roCoi,>l of R llHU,r ,,y !,��*,na�ter of the council, but it is only pro-1 �'K"�*"Ui�n of a l.*tor addressed to per that the law in this respect should I" lu"v ,n LoU""^ Victoria. Aus-be observed. It looks too much like j cipal experience, too. and his platform us unnounced in the Herald, with the exception of the ward system proposal is commendable. We may not ogree with him in every respect but we believe in rendering credit where credit is due. A. B. Macdonuld, the choce of the Liberals of the Macliod district for the Federal House, is a pioneer of Alberta. Probably no man is better known than this* popular native of Glengarry, who has been ranching at the foothills of the Rockies for many years. He is acquainted with the needs of all classes, and would make an exceptionally capable representative of the constituency at Ottawa. He is a mini of the very best character, well informed ou all of quick turn out and 1 will support any reasonable net on towards this, and also for the more general distributing of the equipment to enable the ens* end and North Ward to have greater protec-t'on. 1 w'ill do nil in my power to nd-vunce tile welfare o, the city, by cn-| courag-ing Industries, nnd will curry on a vigorous publicity campaign for this purpose. All bylaws ami statutes affecting the good government of the city will be strictly enforced. I nm in favor of greuter publicity In municipal affairs that ratepayers may know the manner in which their interests are looked after. Having had eleven ycAirs cxi�rlenco in city matters 1 feel t can serve you to advantage on account of my know ledge of general requirements, and) I will endeavor In nil things, to protect your interests without partiality. Yours faithfully, regnrd. Voting takes place on Monday, December Oth. Yours respectfully, JAMES ASHCROFT ada. Macleod should work for his election enthusiastically mid earnestly. Much criticism is offered to members of the council accepting business from the municipality. If may be C. B. Lethbiidge, Dec. 1007. To the Ratepayers of the City of lethbridge Gentlemen,- The election for Mayor and three Aldermrn is again before you. Having been asked by a large number of the ratepayers to offer myself as a candidate for alderman, I have consented to do so. I am strongly in favor of municipal ownership of all public utilities. The gas well, electric lighting, the water and the condition of our streets are all of outstanding interest at this time, and if elected I will cheerfully devote my utmost energy to guarantee a satisfactory solution of these questions, as well as of all other matters which may come before the Council. IF graft when members of the council are given contracts for this, that and ir.iliu. from Kngland. Mortimer Priest went down to Mb1 pie Cn.vk to attend the funeral of the other tiling. It appears as l"�ugli J "'J^J,"""'.". Scott, well known here, they were in the council for the bene-1 b,n boU(>|. known at TnbM Rayniond fit of their own pockets, and naturally J >|ld Cttrdlitoni ,oat hia 8ton. anfl Htock-and rightly the people are critical, j o| Roodl, j, , flrc Bt 0rtoIli ,,,, Mbc. The new council should be mad of men wh$ will refuse business froin the city. to u'�, leod. uccept A Lethbridge lady wrole a letter to a friend in the east saying that was penning the epistle while die sitting at the back door of her home with the rays of Alberta's fine old sun shining upon her. The lady in the eant could not understand such euther conditions for in Ontario, the sun wasn ot shining, but on the ther hand there were rain nnd raw winds. Bunny Alberta ought to be good enough for anybody. OUR POINT OF VIEW The atmosphere of Sunny Southern Alberta is the finest iu the land. Times are better in Lethbridge than any other part of Alberta. Our farmers are still ploughing and this is the first week of December. Do your Christmas shopping early and save the clerks from being rushed to death on Christmas eve. Any candidate for alderman who thinks our streets are creditable should be trimmed at the polls. Wm. Henderson's platform has some real good planks, but thore is one, and that it the division of the city into wards, that the Herald will oppose from 'mow until doomsday In older cities the ward system is being gradually abolished. Compel the now city council to make a proposition to place all the public buildings on the square. S. McLeary Missing. The loss totalled $4,000. The �'r\icoR in tho Haptist Tabernacle next Sunday will bo conducted by the I'ustor. In the forenoon his subject will I*! "A Dark Valley" and in the exeiiing "Tho Kuteruat and Ititvmal sprcud of Christianity." Everybody made welcome at the Tabernacle. The programme at the llljou for the hulaiice of this week promises some very exciting life-like scanes. ami will include "Uressing in a H .-ry." Cnrilioo Hunt." Dog Acrobat. Mu^ic Iir.iwing ItODin, and Prisoner's Kscnpe. An exhibition of veirtril oipiisni by .J. W. Sherni'.t will also be included on this programme. The Williams Jubilee Singers during \ho past week gave two of tho Ix-Ht concerts ever given in the city. The company, which includes u male A man from Mussachusott*, evident ly looking for land came in from Spring Couloo on Monday evening! quartette and a female quartette, ia with W. L. Thompson, the largo farm I n decidedly strong aggregation. Un-er at. tho Couloo. and hoti not boon j like most negro companies.'4hey are seen sinco Monday night, lie- left at tho Loihhridgo Hotel a c.iuple of grips, one of which was empty, and the other containing a few soiled collars and an old hat, th� name of tho makor of which hwl bison cut out. lie loft also a splondid now Winchester ns Ntroitg in the "white" songs a�s in thoir own melodies. Kvory nutnlicr wus thoroughly enjoyod both nt tho Saturday ajid Wednesday evening con certs by tho largo audiences. Tho To ehe Ratepayers of the City of lethbridge Dear Sir and Madam:- Having been nominated for a seat on your City Council. I beg to solicit votes on my behalf. Should I receive suftycieut support to enable me to obtainf-the position. I shall endeavor to carry out as far as possible a progressve policy. 1 am in favor of improving our roads and sidewalks in a more permanent way. It we only do a short distance let us do it well. I am also in favor of our city being better lighted and having the lights distributed more evenly. With reference to the water and sewerage systems, I am strongly in favor of the extension of both to the best possible advantage and at all times to meet the greatest need-namely the largest numbers of consumers. Fire protection can. I think, be better secured by distributing some of our equipment to the north and south parts of our eity. I also favor placing the City Engineer in charge of the various departments of work, making him responsfbe to the Council for all new work and improvements or extensions of our present system. With regard to the nortli part of the city, better known perhaps ns North Ward, I shall strongly support spending a fair share of the year's revenue in that district. I feel to Preeident Trades and Labor Council Your VOTE and INFLUENCE respectfully solicited on behalf of IRA M. PIERCE for Alderman Poll on Monday, December Oth 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. You have ever thought of a Piano in your home, there is the opportunity today to have one at an unequalled price. You know our reputation for mighty reasonable prices. Well, we are breaking records on a shipment of Heintzman Pianos, arrived yesterday. Come to our store today and investigate these beautiful instruments. Is there any gift that would be as greatly appreciated as a piano for Christmas. :: Organs in stock also The Turpin Furniture Co. tfST We guarantee a square deal to all who trade here. Williams Company can be sum of a some extent that they are justified rlflo. e The police have bean and are put-ling forth overy effort to locate him but so far vi'th no result. Thore Is no cluo as to any reason for his disappearance. Lethbridge is losing a good oltisen by the removal ot Major Belcher. As an officer of the,Mounted Police he - baa been very popular except with .those people who have had to face htm as a magistrate, and then be en ? forced the law. LITTLE CURRENT BURNED. Little Current, Out., Dec. 2.-A $70,000 fire here almost wiped out the villago, destroying McArthur's office, nostofRce, Carruthers' drug store, Mc-Keesport room, Powell's hardware, Turner 4 Vincent's general store, Ourrio's drug store, Mcnson's gen oral store, Kingsboro's hardware. The <\ie tug and steamer Majestic rendered aid and pr. vented the utter destruction of the place. Mr*. A. M. Grace ia vieiting her mother, Mrs. J. H. Wallace. hearty reception just as often as they wish to come to Lothbrldgo. Tho Kpworth iAtagtie, under whose auspic s they appeared, is to be congratulated on securing siuch good entertain ers. The following item will e of interest to many people in the 8outh Country who have met Mr. Mclntyrc. during his connection with the Alberta government: A quiet wedding took place ut St. George's Church, Fort Saskatchewan, on Sunday, Nov. 24, whon R. W. Molntyre, assistant chjef engineer of the provincial gtfv "rnment, and Miss M. Sharpe, of London, Eng., were united in mar riage by the Rev. Canon d'Kasuni, an �ild-timo friend ol the bridegroom, vfr. Mclntyre is one of tho early Calgary resdents, dating from -890, who moved to Strathcona last spring-Mr. Molntyre was a resident of Lethbridge in the early days, during | the A. R. & I, construction. k**Jl S Merchants lank of Canada I HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Established 1804 Paid-np Capital................................$0,000,000 Reserve Funds................................ 4,036,256 Total Assets.................................. 52,000,000 in saying that they have not received proper attention in the past. If elected I shall endeavor to get for them their share of lights and Are protection. I shall also try and obtain for them a sidewalk to the city. Iu conclusion, I wish it to be clearly understood, that if at any time the question of a tmbway or overhead bridge, the division of the Square, or the purchase ot tho Electric Light Co'b plant should come before the Council with a view to taking any action, I shall do my best to have whatever proposals are made submitted to the ratepayers, and - shall govern myself according to the wishes of the majority of the electors. Thanking you in anticipation, I am, Yours faithfully, UNLOM Lethbridge, Alta, Dec, 4, WOT. NOTICE TO HOMESTEADERS Applications to homestead the available even numbered section in township eight, ranges twelve and thirteen will be received on and after Wednesday morning, December 11th. J. W. STAFFORD. Agent Dominion Lands, Lethbridge. -0*- C. 0. t F. Organize. At tho installation of the 1.ith-bridge Lodge No. 620, Canadian Older of Chosen Friends, which t.eik place in Knights of Pythias Hal! on Friday night, tho following oifcers were elected. I'ast Councillor, Dawson May, Cb'.ot Councillor, B. Hagoll, vico-Co', .1. Smyth: Rocordor, .J. Stain-forth; Asst.-ltecordor, A. T. Wood; Treasurer, Mrs. Btainforth; Prdruto Mrs. Kliis; Marshall, A. r. i:.lis. Orgunist, Miss W. Hill; Guard. I*. Fleetwood, Sentry, .1. L�. Detwoilor, Medical examlnur, C, C. Crngg; Tnir-toos. It. A. Wllkos, J. M. Ranks, H. SwoiUor. NMghts of mooting socond r.nd third Thursdays, of each month. Savings Bank Department Deposits of 11.00 and upwards received. Interest paid quarterly. DRAFTS and Letters of Credit bought and sold. Special attention given to accounts of Farmers and Ranchers LETHBRIDGE BRANCH : Temporary Office, Oliver Nock, Second Floor E. W. McMULLEN, Manager There were one hundred and seven' ty homestead entries mado at the lo cat omco during November. In tho same month laBt year there were two hundred and forty-five entries. The conntry Is fast filling up. INVITING ybu to examine our Glass does not mean that we urge you to buy. If the quality and prices of our Cut Glass does not make a purchaser of you, no words of ours could. Those who know the etoree best are enthusiastic admirers of our CUT GLASS It is to add you to the number that wo Invite you to visit us. Once hero wo have no fear but what the Cut Glass and prices will do the rest. L ROSS TATE THE JEWELER Official Watch Inspeotor for the 0. P. R. ;