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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta ran LETHnniiKJE iiEniLD. IfiTHBRIDGE HERALD nwniiGCo^iTD. W. A. BUCHANAN, Naaaflflt Director. W. JOtOAN. S�pt of Job OeMrtneot. SUBSCRIPTION: In Adv-anct*  flSO a year Otitiw   M.OO a year wl 4jBinfe' I Tic. MiHton sheep, advan-J ced oc per ijouikI. Jn 1903 tonds of ,sh�ep soldi ftt Uo\u ^3.5.0 to *S.7r> ,\ head. This yenr a single snle at iwa than 84 is not known. Soiui' sold aa high as S4.50. ThiTe has been a i.>honoii)k?nal .l-iiiatKi for horso� and this sociion Ix-on un�'>le to supply .t. Huyji-s have gone to Montana ond Or..>goii to make purchascn. The Horald undArstands that the hiiRinoss of the C.V.ll. haiv? this jwr will run very close to a million -Jul-lars. ADVCRTISINO. ' Month  91.00 Per Inch mm OF LErUBRIDGE 1900, apart from tho coal strike will go on record as the best in the hiotory of Lethbridgc and tho dlH-trlct. Ttoin cHy is at the preseal i�ainet.t on the verge of groa* development, the location of the C, r. H. hat time to prtsent, por-nvita to the amount of 8127,47.'; h.ivc been issued. Tii.s doea not include tfae C.I'.R. round house and freight 8bed� which would easily n��vn 875,-OOG more. The new brewnry irdditipns arc nat included citJier. Coumins the cractcd prior to .Tunc, it can be sufc-]y aaid, the moiwy, si>ont on now t>uikling8 since .January 1 amounts to $225,000. Ne.vt .vear there .Is every prospect that this will Iw doubled. The total assessment for the city this year is �l,631,000, comparol with $1,V|78,000 in 1905 and 81,287-000 �n 1904. The ofHcial immigration entries ot Coutts arc as follows for the past three >-ears.- 1904, 8787: 1905. 2323; IfliOfl. 255.5 A Wonderful advance In cattle sh-p menta is recorded. In 1904, thor? wef� 33.800 head; in 1905. 55,000 head, and in 1906, 83.000 head. The output of wool tWs year wh� 446.000 pounds, valued at 877.000. In 1904 the. output was .SSO.OOn valited at $46,000 and in 190S. 430-000 pounds, valued at $73,000. Woo) sold at a hich price this >-(>ar. Ihc advaaoe .waa from a half cent to a onhifa |>ound, the top figure obtain- DUTY OF THE ELEaORS. Next MunduyHha electors of this city have an opportunity to eleot some sound, |)rogre�sive men to tlw Council. 'ilKsy are needed at the present stage in the city's Watory. Lethbridge is on the y�rge ol \hv greatest dcveiopii>c?nt H evttr cxpir-ienced, und wo mu�tt have wiae, capable �nd safe men our civ.c administration. Men with broad -minded idetis, ai-e ntvded, not mnn who are pic.nyuno and narrow mind ed. The election of Mayor and AWor-men is a serious roattfir. Treot it as .such. Don't voi-a for men becausy they are good follows or because they have axes to grind, but vo� for the men, whom yoil would to handle your own private olTairs. Vote for the men you ciin rely upon to do what is right. If you follow that course you will not make a mistake. THE WINNIPEG WHINER. The Winnipeg Tri^bunc again proves its riijlit to rank as tho most minded and "idiotic i)aper in th..' Wo.s't. It i.s .so bitterly opposod to Litjcral governments, premiers und nlFicials that it is ready to take ii fling nt tliem on every possiblo nc-casiou and usually without th.i slightest ground whatever. The other day It devoted ha\i p. column to Hon. Walter .Scovt, premier 01" Saskatchewan and Mackenzi..-King, deput.v minister of labor. It termed them 'Crawlers' because they cfossomoricjin citizen, in an effort ti siHtle the coal strike, hare, in ordei* that tiie people of Saskatchowan should not face the possibility of freezing to death this winter. Messrs. Scott and King did perfect-ly right. If they had not iuterview-ed Mr. MHchell.( the atrike would have been still unsettled and tho fata of Saskatchewan would have l�..>n sealed. The solution resU?d with Mr. Mitchell, American citizen that he is The li'Unmo wouUI haw nuiih pn-ferre*V. Sor political purposes, to have hod Mr. Scoft ai>d Mr. Kiiiij rwiK-iin on this side of tluj lin'?, !g and Mr. Scott for not going to Mr. Mitchell. Tlie Tribune, is tho worst Crawk'r' in Canadian joui-naVisini, and its on\y idol is its proprit�tor, Rol>t. L. Hichardson, v-lio is u shuttered idol of ages lon,9 l>ast. The .strike would never have 'Jccn .settled had it n^l Uivh for'the forts of Mr, Scott and Mr. King, and t)Kany officials and they consenteany and the men are to 1)0 complimimted upon tho oitt'itude ; they assunv&l during tho last week. . Both sides made .sacrifice that should bo appreciated by the poopla. Wo want no more striken. It is to l>e hoped in tha future differences between tho coHMmnyand its cmploy.js will be amicably adjusted. What al>ont all those street Eainos the city orderctl? They don't rwism to he very prominent on the strcwt.s. Doing things in a h�p hazard w�y isn't good policy. Somci of tho names g'iven the streets of this city are worse than Indian. A good would be to substitute numliered streets, nvoking Round St.. Pirst St. and so on. Oklahama may elect an Indian to the Unilv^ ^ States Senate. If wo are to rely upon what the "muck rakers" say. thorc are a lot of wood en Indians there now and a real live one might do good, Thorc are a nunrt>er of real good men running for Aldornion. TheiV" are four to elect and lie sure you pick the liest. Dr. ttalbw*th has sound idca� on municipal pnyUeinn and hia advooacy of astrong publicity campaign for Lcthbrrdge is one of the best feat  ures of his platfonu. The brunch bank marks tho a i-wnce of progress ami davelopmotii. Thsj opening of a branch of tho Imperial Dank at Athabtisca Landins;, .vhich a fow years ago, was look^nl upon as an outpost of civ'iliaaiion, me�ins that this lai-ge financial i.i-stitution believes in a future for tho Peace River Country. Who knr)>vs but that Alborta will -be as thickly populated in that practically un -known country in ton or Kitech yoar.s as any other section within its boundaries. The Herald this week oub-lishos a highly interesting article or. tha Peace River country and furthor contributions will appear in futuro issues. The two new trustees, Me.ssrtt. M.'ic Ijeth and Freeman couldn't bo itn proved upon. They are two of our best citizens. border as fast as tho train co'ili carry him. TiiK cANiun-vrm SOLTHKKV ALBERTA TOWNS. Harry Fl�wtwood's re-election as school trustee, is a tribute to tho close ottention lu; ha^ given to tiie business of �hc . lioard. Ho is a widi-awake trustee. Frc-d Kenny is now a Separate School trustee. It will not bo long before ho is an alderman. An EngKsh paix-r says thora is very little English news in tlio Canadian Press. Too true, but th.!'v is an awful sight less Canadian news in papers. your sole object be. when yau cast .Vour ballot Monday to elect mo who will help Lethbridgc , to gi'ow and assume its proper place as th? Ilg industrial city of Alberta, Elect men who are clean, honest, fearless and progressive. EDITORIAL NOTES. A Liberal Oovernment has done another good turn for Alberta. ity placing a further duty of 13 per oent on the niw material, a stimulus ta givw the beet augar industry and Dor.'t put men at the councilboanl who lire not a succ.tss at their own business, IC you do, how can vqu e.xpoct them to give tho i'ity good service. Ilufus Pope, a has liecn Tory M.l*. says, a vacant .Judgship n British Columiliia has boon put up at auction to tha highest bidder. If his charge is true It is scandalous and th3 part- Thc haggest day of tlio year for Lethbridge was Sundayr-tho day the strike was settled. Tho Doputy Minister of Labor ii a mighty useful ofHciol. He handlol tbfl negotiations between the strikers and th.-? company Wke a statcsnian. Walter Scott ptrt up a good Igiii for he people of Ws province pnd won. Ilohold the candidate! Ho coin^lh up like a flower niul ivtre-lh front th,-! racx! bus-ted. His fri.Muls till hini nilh false hojxis and atinosph im. Bs swcllelh like a toad and callolh the earth his'n. Ho smMeth upon m iii-kind and slopeth over with good humor. >lc kiosoth tho childiv>n and scatters his microbes among tho innocent baljcs. Ho privily chowcth n clover H*on ho nsowleth a pr^�achor. awl as ho convorsoth with him in pious tones ho slandoth to leeward and curbcth his breath with a strong hit. He goelh homo lato at uight to his weary wife with a l)oory breath and cold feet. He risoth l�timo.�Mind hikoth forth without his bivakfast. .saying. "I go to soe a man." The doadbeat, who lieth around in w^ait. therv pulleth his leg to a n's tasto. He "nailo'th a lie," hut be-i'oro election comet h he runnJ-th .short of nails. He givoth a goodl.t' sum to tho band, Iw contributeth to the man whose barn was burned; ho be-stowoth alms; ha .s'.gnoth his /r.end's nolo; he sendoth a small ki-g hitlvu-and a large keg thi'ther; he vieldoth up his stib.s'taiico with apparent alac rH.v. Aff�r the election he gooth out \wk to"tho barn and kickcth him.self ami tea.roth his hair nnd calleth himself a Rotterdam fool. Ho retiirn-oth to the and addresaath him-salt to the wife of his bosom-: "He-hold a driveling idiot; look now upon a dodrotted fool; gaze upon a '' and tills tveek we have thrown together the odd loU. Shirts, worth from 1.00 to 1.75 and well made. One price for nil, vit. 85 cents. Some ona Will get cheap shirts. Caps ' We havxs already sold more caps this tall than we did .n two previous >'�ara. Why? We have the correct cap. We have tho lowest prloo. Hw. the values and you aro convinced. Our Jeoidtors are at 75c and $l.x>. Fur Department. We are now making havoc among the furs. Kacb day lessens our sto^k We ar^ cuttiatl down deep into the priees. All our cheap (ur-lined Jackets are^ gone. We will oiler the o�st now at the cut prioes. We bought to0 many high priced gonneots but they must go. Black Astroi^n Jackets finie rurl $25. $ao and $85. Black I^rsiaa- Lamb' -mink trim $175.00. Ladles brows fur stole 00 hiches long. Price $�.60. Latlies. bron-n fur stole, 04 (B�hos long. Price $7.00. Ladies re�pei-ln�. Astmchaa. with 4 sable tells $10.00 t�dies reaperiae. electric ssal. As  trachea uKouoing at $13.50 and $15100. Ladies capcrino, electric and French seal, with sable trim $20.00. $23.00 and $30.00. , iplcaiing Prices in Ladies' Short Coats * We have about three down left. Colon* blue,. btacik and fawn. Tluiy are cheap at bur regular price but we mean to get them out and rlU sell goods W9rtlt $13 00 for $8.50. Ceats .wortli $10.00 for $7.00. CoaU itirortii $7.60 for $6.00. Children's Long or Short Coats Worth $7.60 seltiiig tor $5.00. Worth $5.00, selling for $4.00. A tew odd lines, clearing at $3.')0 to $8.fK>. Worth double. Ladies' Three-Quarter Coats We have heard nothing but compliments on our stock in this lino. We have tho correct color, we nave the correct cut. Our prices are l^e best to be had and range from $8,00 to $25.00. House Furnishings j Tapsstryi squares imports>d direct asd we have them In all the. new ik�-signs. Prices $10. $13.50. $15.. nnd $18.00. Voh-et squares $35, $80 and $35. WILTON 8QITARBS. In our experience as dry goods men these aro the flnost we have over handled. But not too good, we think for lethbridge. Prioes $35.00. $50.00 and $60.00. WE INVITE INSPECXION" Our Prices are Low. �. J. HILL CO. Our Terms are Liberal. mm ;