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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta :M�SO>f A BE No. ' T Publisher-; s. r 'NNETT ra&VI............. It SUBSCRIPTION: Ivanoo - 11.50 a year fcherWise  92,00 a year ADVERTISING: ef ttonth - 81.00 Per Inch Every young man lias his destiny in Lis own hands, and tho host way to win out is by practicing industry, economy, sobriety and intelligence. That is a combination that cannot be biaten. Southern Alberta offers unsurpassed opportunities for those who are ready and willing to grasp op-portunit'es. BtnperanCe V. TcmpCranCC. The Herald of Calgary changed its tune the other dny enough to This idea of a bunch of radicals 8jng the praises of Mr, Gushing for taking tho government to close the good work done in behalf of Cal->ars in Alberta and have the booze gary. That is right. The election old under the management of the provincial authorities is the rankest rot ever put up in this country. There is no use of restricting the |ttle of whiskey by closing the bars \ long as the stuff is manufactur-and brought info the province. I the writer con Id stop the sale of lie stuff by turning over his hand, he hand would be turned over be-a man could wink bis eye. Jut it cannot be done so long as are distilleries all over the vorld working overtime. We have calked across the burning sands of temperance legislation in the state 'Kansas, where a man had to valk through nine cellars to get a ilrink of booze, and we never saw much drunkenness and depravi-'befoie or since. We have linger-in the local option towns of inois, where saloons were as icarco as old maid weddings, bnt emperanco did not prevail. On he contrary the youth of the land (rere prone to get drunk on rotgut Hostetter bitters. We have lived in Iowa where a man had to ike an oath that ho loved his lother-in-law to get a drink at a Wind pig, but the consumption of was not lessened or intern-orance diminished. No, these lakeshifts won't do. The way to Ineet the evil, is to meet it in an �pen handed way. Humanity has ndulged in intoxicants since the uice of the grape was drank by 3a3sar as he played his fiddle and vatched Rome burn, and it will done in all probability so long fts man is created in his present lould. Alberta has a splendid [iquor law now, and as a result aen engaged in the sale of intoxi-ite are the right kind, who aim �W;tk \an uf tin- la nil U11U UU> law of decency. This is a law that enforces restriction and does not lcourage hypocrisy and double iealing. As to government control, that is farce. They tried that in South irolina, and within three years it Bsulted in a wholesale grift for avored politicians. Meet the subject in a manly way, make the law ptrict and there will be no trouble. 7o belive in temperance in all lings, whether it be eating, drink-ag, or what it nay be, and as we lid before we vould rather see ^be whole thing cut out, but that mnot be done . i this age and day. friend once sa"l to us, "There is not a brilliant thought in a whole irrel of beer." Nor is there a lollar in a whole barrel of whiskey scept for the man who sells it. the people make men be as emperate as the law can. When do that they have nceoinplish-, much. is over, get in and drill for Alberto. Hanltain will be defeated in Sas katehowan. Irrigated lands are rapidly grow ing in favor. Herald Hammerlets. God hates a knocker. We know some people who going to receive a nice littl hammer in their sock this Christmas. ar� Toronto papers are having headachiiigtime with govemmenta arithmetic these days. Never mint: about that -revive "How old Ann?" Hanging of Eight Indians. M. Young, local manager of tho Maedonald Company, is a pioneer 'n the country, and last N\ ednes-dny he was reminded that it was just 20years ago that eight Indians, who had participated in the North \V00,0r-ience should bo of some help to me in discharging the duties of mayor. Tho past two years have been very progressive years in municipal affairs. A water system has been installed, which is working satisfactorily, and which is capable of supplying water to the town when it is four or five times as large as at present. This has been done without any increase in the rate of taxation. Indeed, the revenue from the waterworks will, during the first year, amount to over $10,000. a lid we expect that the system will in a short time become self-sustaining. We realize from the water now being taken by the A. R. & I. Co. and the Electric Light Co. a sum more than sufficient to pay for the electric power used in operating the whole system. Wo have been able to close an agreement with the A. R. & I. Co. and theC. P. R., binding them to make Lethbridge a divisional point, and build a new station, freight sheds and round house. TheC. P. R. must also after the first year, have a pay roll of over $10,000 a month. On our part we grant exemption from taxation for twenty years and a rebate on the water used by them. A number of employees of tho C. P. R. will build their homes here and pay taxes, and the railway will pay for a large quantity of water, so that the town will gain by the transaction both in taxes and in water revenue, and at the same time, we expect, become a busy railway centre. If elected to office I will pursue a progressive policy; yet I will not vote for a cash bonus to any corporation or industry, nor will I favor any expenditure which would increase our taxes beyond the present low rate of 17 mills. I will favor municipal work being done by day labor, and the employment of men who live in Lethbridge. It will be my aim to keep all political, class and sectional influences out of the council, and I;Nothing Will Turn A Woman's Head;; ' 't ^aacaoay^^x^xsyssggsSO Completely &S^>x>xx>c^?�z?5z>x>>ttxsxc>c * J i; Fancy - NecKwearii | G, H. JOHNSTON | ] > Has Received a Lot by Express. [ WE HAVE OFTEN BEEN ASKED FOR LADIES AUTO CAPS I THEY ARRIVED TODAY Special Reductions in Ladies' Costumes. Now Located Next Door to BanK of Montreal. FOR THE BEST SERVICE IN LETHBRIDGE STOP AT THE HOTEL DALLAS WE ARE ADVERTISED BY OUR SATISFIED FRIENDS Mason & Risch Piano Co. The Mason & Risch Piano is conceded by all competent judges to be tho highest grade of Pianos made in Canada. '.' If iuterestixl, call and let us show you the goods. Sold on easy terms to suit your purse. Showroom at tho "2 MacB." E. J. OANN DISTRICT AGENT H. L. Stephens Matt Rockcndorf When you como to tho Me- XL tropolis stay at the � Palace Hotel?! $1.00 |per day Opposite C.P.R. Depot Stephens & Rockcndorf Proprietors | Calgary, Alberta Good Old "Si." A Healthy Baby. The Herald is one month old, it would bo a safe bet that this aper did more business during the Bt four weeks of its existence an 'any paper in the west did [luring its first month of life. Tho [erald has caught on, and is now recognized institution of Leth-pridge. As soon as it gets estab- iished in its new quarters and has ts presses installed and the uiu-erial that is lying at the freight ihed, it will be ready to do all is of printing. Tho Herald lly appreciates the patronage of |he people of Lethbridge and will uiprocate by putting forth every to give them a paper that ill be appreciated. Editorial Notes. / It is time for the authorities of Jethbridgo to take notice of tin torn gamblers. Such a specimen t humanity is without home, ountry or God. They work not, they live on tho fat of the land, breying upon the innocent and uu-, They are a curse to any. ^unity, and should be shown ir points of the compass and lethbridge gro wL At the close of November "Si" SiuniiliT* .ftnv�>r�-d his mimiwUeu with the Lethbridge News after twenty yews of steady work for Lethbridge and her people. Twenty years! Very few people indeed appreciate what that means. Twenty years of continuous work in the weekly newspaper business in a town like Lethbridge means twenty of the l>est years of a man's life devoted to the upbuilding of a community. Twenty years! The tiles of the News for that period is a personal history of the entire community. Nowhere else is it recorded. Nowhere else can it be found. Tho joys and sorrows of the people, their hopes and aspirations, their defeats and their success, their troubles and their good fortunes are written as they came and went, forming as a whole not only a history of the town but a complete and unbiased history of the doings of the people. Twenty years! During that time, perhaps, there is not a man who has not reason to feel thankful for a kind word, for a line of encouragement, for a boost toward success. Twenty years! During that time the births of those who are now young men and women have been recorded. Twenty years! And during that time the deaths of many have been published with a tear of sympathy and sorrow dropped upon the bier for the lwrenved ones. Twenty years! Anil during that time how many marriages have been recorded, always with words of congratulation and hope for the future? Twenty years of hope, of work, of toil, of encouragement, of all that tends to aid u town in growth, of all that gives to tho people as a whole the news of the community and the link that binds everyone together in the bond of good fellowship and good cheer. There have been clouds of adversity, but the columns of the News always reflected sunshine. There have been difficulties innumerable, but the iviper has always shown the smile of tho optimist, never the frown of tho pessimist. Twenty years of constant service to the town and the people, and now he is going away among strangers. Lethbridge owes "Si" Saunders a debt of gratitude that it can never repay. A debt contracted by twenty years of unabating loyalty to Lethbridge, and her best interests, and the Herald, although a stranger in tho community, would say, "Farewell, Si, and may tho gods of good fortune strew your path with the roses of pence aud prosperity, a reward that is yours for your long service to your people." ........ J. P. Ritchie, chief of C. P. R. coal inspectors for the Pass, has been laid up Beveral days with an injury to one of his legs, sustained by falling from a wagon. ,.______,____......._....., to .ooi the Paper encourage deputations of citizens A movement is under way which, to come at any time to our meet-if it terminates as its promoters jng8 and present matters in which wish it to, will have a marked in- they are interested, fluence on the industry of mining if you think that I have done and smelting zinc which is just in my duty in tho past, and that I the formation stage between this WJH serve you faithfully for the | locality and the Kootenays. It will coming year, come out on Monday next and cast your vote for me. Respectfully yours, Geosog Kooekk. of course have the same effect on the business all over Canada, u-usterti Pjiniulii csiMiciully. but interest in tho matter locally centres in the business that is coming into life between Frank and the Kooteuay districts of British Columbia. It is a move incut to secure an increase on the luty on zinc'imported into Canada and viewing the question in the light of the facts in the ruse it would seem there is tmall reason to doubt that the movement will terminate successfully and that it will have a most beneficial effect on (he business in the two sections referred to. General Manager G. P. Grant of the Pass Power and Lighting company is now furnishing light to four towns in Alberta and will be soon lighting the fifth. When here Sat unlay, Air. Grant stated that in addition to Frank, Blainnore and Macleod, he has now a plant in successful operation at Okotoks and is installing n plant at Clares-holm which will be ready for oper ationB iu a short time. W. Blair, master mechanic, has moved his family from Blainnore to Lille. Work on the new hotel at Lille and the cottages the coal company is erecting, is delayed by the boil weather. The car shortage is being felt to a considerable extent at Lille, especially by the coke plant, which | is considerably behind on shipments from inability to get enough | cars. Wright Devitt, Charles Pitman and John Roberts sustained quite a serious loss Tuesday from a fire which destroyed their bachelor quarters ut Blainnore. The three wore baching in a tent house and had left what they supposed was but a spark of fire in tho stove after tho lunch hour. No one was in ut the time but it is supposed they left more tire thun they imagined and that the canvas caught. The loss of the temporary habita-, tion was not of great account but in it tho men had ull their effects destroyed. Frank stands iu great need of having something done iu the way of street lighting. The large increase in the October pay roll for tho pass district FOR MAYOR I! THE HOTEL + WINDSOR  RATES, $1.QO PER DAV A convenient and cozy resort. Comfort of gu^ts is attentively looked Rfier aDd one of tho n w really good dollur per d�y houeos in Alberta. When in Lethbridge call at the Windsor H. El. MIEBACH, * PROP. - % - TO THE ELECTORS: Your vote and influence are requested for JAMBS iSHCROFTl As Mayor for I906 Workingman's Candidate! I have never missed a council meeting during the past two years, I and have always worked hard for the best interests of Lethbridge. If you deem my record satisfactory mark your ballot for Jas. Ashcroftl For Councillor LETHBRIDGE BREWING & MALTING COMPANY, LTD MANUFACTURERS OF Fine Lager, Beer, Ale and Porter Till- BEST IN THE WEST All orders sent to the Brewery will receive prompt attention TO THE ELECTORS OF LETHBRIDGE Your vote and influence are rer spectfully solicited for Andrew Ronncy at the forthcoming election for COUNCILLOR King Lumber Mills : LIMITED: Cranbrook, B. 0. MANUFACTURERS OF Rough and Dressed Lumber Moulding and Lath WESTERN WAREHOUSE & TRANSFER CO. Ltd. Railroad Transferring, Dray-ing and General Delivering. Coal Delivered Promptly. HAY, OATS, SAND AND STONE FOR SALE AGENTS FOR McCoriiiick & Cockshutt Machinery v Webber and Adams Wagons *.' Canada Carriage Co.'s Buggies, Etc. J. F. RODGERS 'Phone 63. Manager. I am prepared to furnish X *j* in carload lots the finest V J split CEDAR POSTS. $ Eight, seven and six *�* feet lengths on hand. *�* Can furnish orders of * any size. Posts always X up to guarantee. � dress Ad- No connection with any clique, | party or corporation FOR COUNCILLOR. To the Electors of Lethbbidge: Win, Oliver is before you again for re-election as Councillor. If you do not think he has done right by the town in the past, turn him down. Yours respectiully, Wm. Olives. : STANDARD | Lumber Co'y A FULL STOCK OF : Rough and Dressed Lumber:  ~ Prompt shipments made to any part of Alberta J For Councillor MR. G. W. ROBINSON over auy previous month, uiust be regarded with great satisfaction. It indieau* proBperity iu every camp ^ voto ftnd iuttutmce ns ami as well, that there is a steady Councflor on Mondliy IlBXt Dou't and stable growth in the district. {()rget be ,mg B0rvetl'j,, tho council Miss Bertha Shiek, of Walla chamber for five years and is ready Walla, Wash., has been talking the to serve you again, baths at the Sanitarium the past two weeks for rheumatism. She has returned to her homo much improved. "Jack" and Walter; Fisher and Harry Orr leave Sunday on a visit to England. E. P. Ellison returned on Friday | morning last from Salt Lake. P. Burns & Co. shipped, fifteen oars of sheep last Saturday from Stirling. N EI DIG House and Sign Painting Paper Hanging and Kalsomining LICENSED AUCTIONEER Dealer in Second Hand Furniture A. BIRN1E & CO Morrissey Junction. B. C. KOQTENAY MARBLE WORKS Shackleton Simpson & Co. Manufacturers of Marble and Granite MONUMENTS  Wholesale and Retail 1 NELSON,B.C. 1  B.C. MOURE, Local Agt  Barnes & Co. REAL ESTATE and GENERAL AGENTS Olfice�S��oid Floor SoMMr* Bi*k Post Office Box 3 Telephone No, 123 ;