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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 6, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Tlfctt LttTltnUHKiE llttttALD. HERALD HUNTING CO* LTD. -I. �h\ buing 17 ic. Mint on ahocp.advah- J ceil 5c per pound. In 1005 bands of sheep sold nt from $3.50 to S8.T*> a head. This year a sir.tfL" wilv at ic*� than SI is not known Sotnv �okl as high as 54.60. , Thoro has Iwu a ptH'tioioonul W. JOtOAN, S�pt. of Job DepartT*"** jfmind for hot-sos und this action I us Mx�on unable to supply .t. lUiy n-� ~ "~" (havo pone to Montana nnJ Oregon SUBSCRIPTION: Ho make purchase*. W." A. BUCHANAN, Manning Director. ho is iho factory at Itnyiuond wilt t*>nt�f>t Tho Ti'iimne would how much piv- by being nhh> lo votnpoto with ferrcd, for political purposes, to the In Advance OtiJtW b 1.50 a year Tho Iteratd understands that the business of tho l\VH. heiv this yonr 2.00 a year|W|H run very clo*o to a million dollars. ADVERTISING. DUTY OF THE ELECTORS. have had Mr. Scott and Mr. Kin$ i remain on this �!dc of tho litv'?, les and ntmosph'tM. lie lit * t * � | i i * t + * * * I MM Mi # ft I *4I * * * � 4 * f Month 1.00 Per Inch CtOWTH OF LETHBRIDGE 1900, apart fr0m Hie coal strike will go on record as tho boot in the history of Loth bridge and the district. This city is at the present momer.t on tho verge of groat do vol* optnent, tho location of tho C. IV it. divisional point, the construction of the big O.P.R. t ridge, tho certainty of several new railroads being built, Next Monday tho electors of tht� city havo an opportunity to elect some sound, progressive men to the Council. They are needed At the present stag* in the city's history. Lethbridgo is on tho vcrgo of the greatest development It over expsr-iencod, und wo must havo wise, cap* able and safe met* guid.ng our civic administration. Men with broad -mtndcd ideas, arc needed, not men who are picayune and narrow mind od. The election of Mayor ami Alder* men is a serious matter. Trent it as such. Don't vote for men Iwcause they are good fellows or because they havo axes to grind, but vou for tho men, uhom yotl wotdd trust to handle your own private affairs. Vote for the men you can rely upon to do what is right. If you follow that cours.' you will not make a mistake. settled had it been for tlw ef-J forts of Mr. Scott and Mr. King, and t howj t wo gent tomen doser ve t ho praise and commendation of the people of Western Canada. SliTTLEMENT OF THE STRIKE. might be mot What nlK>ttt all thoso stivot tnmos tho city ordoroil? Thoy don't to l�o very prominent on tl>e ��tiwt-*. j Doing things in a haP hazard w*y I isn't good policy. THE WINNIPEG WltlNER. and the erection of tho Woollen Mill, all guaranteeing a big increase -n population. Ileal estate In advanc -lag in value ratAdly and by spring, there will ho a boom on. It was only \v Juno that the illy started the building permit system and from that tim� to prtscnt, permits to the amount of $l37,i7f> haw Ijeon issued. Th a nt on n*?�v buildings since January 1 tunouuts to $225,000. Next year there Is every prospect that thfts will tv doubled. The totaJ ahsessment for the  dy this year is SI,031.000. compare 1 with M7A.00O in 1P05 and 81,2*17-000 %n 190-1. The official imnUgration entries ot Couttfl are as follows for the past |termed them 'Crawlers* tweauso they three years: l*d0t, 87tf7; 1005. 2823 190a. 2555 A wonderful advance In cattle ship ments is rt>corded. In 1001, there were 33.800 head; in 1005. 55.000 head, and in 1006, 85.000 head. The output of wool UAs year 440,000 pounds, valued at 877.000 In 1001 the output was .H30 00O valued at $46,000 and In 1005. 430. 000 pounds, valued at $73,000. Woo' sold at a h*eh prlee this year *lhn advance wns from a half cent to a cent a pound, the top figure obtam- The Winnipeg Tribune agnin prov**s its right to nunk ns the most narrow minded and tdiotlc paper in th? West. It is so bitterly opposevl to Lilwral gowrnm**nts, premiers und oltlcials that it is iv\idy to take a lling at them on every possible i�e-canion nnd usually without th  sHahti^it ground whatever. The other day it dvvoted half a cotumn to Hon. Walter,Scott, preut' t*r of Saskatchewan ami Mackenrie Kin*, deputy minister of labor. U The settlement of thj striko was occasioned by the coal famine 1 in Saskatchewan. Tho possibility ->l suffering amongst the people of the sister province appealed to the hearts of the ininirs and tho com pany officials and they consented to term**, that would not have l�oen ac coptuble under oth-.�r circumstances. It is a good thing that somethitu hapiwwd to bring tho parties to terms The nv*iim|*t1on of opcrutlutis at the mines in the old time ^a.v means much to hrthhridgu. It will pnt Into circulation anu>iig9t our merchants again, the wages of the miners, the absence of vhich has Isvn felt in business clrcli*s aud would have been folt more, mid this city had to have depended upon th� ooal m1n-?s for .ts very life as In y ea r s gone by. Ko rt u n a t e I y the agricultural de\x*to(�ment and (he id-vnne* of tho city in other ivs|>eets make tMs city Iosh dependent upon the miners than of yore. No vert lie - levs. Somei of tho names given the streets of this city are worse than Indian. A goad idm would Iw to substitute nunriu'red streets, nmking Hound St., VNrst Ht. and so on. one might do good. There are a number of real goad men running for Aldermen. Thero are four to elect and Iw sure you pick the beat. Dr. OaibraUh has sound ideas* on municipal pro^ilcttm and his advwucy of ostrong publicity campaign for Ijothbrklge is one nf the best feat  urcs of his platform. The tv*o new trustees. Messrs. Mac-Iwth nnd Freeman couldn't bo im -provwl upon. They are two of our best citizens. The branch bank marks the a I-vancc of t>rogrc�s ami djvclopmeni. Th*? o|vninff of a branch of the Imperial Hank at Athabasca Landing, .vhich a few years ago, was looked upon as on outpost of cU'ill/Atlon, mean" that this largo (Inancial t.�-snitittlon l>elloves in a futuro for the Peace Itlver Country. Who knnws hut that Allx*rta will tie as thickly populatod in that practically un - known country in ten or fifteen yearn us any other sect*ion within Its boundaries. The Herald this week ouh-lishes a hMily interesting article on thj Pence Itlver country ami further contributions will apt>ear !n futur*L. issues. Harry V\t\i[wood's re-election school trustee, is n tribute to close attention he has given to uh the tne taisincss of the.lioard. uwnko trustee. He is a wid * Kreil Kenny School trustee. |p mow a Separate It wilt not bo long before ho is an alderman. The Nggest day of tlto year Let h bridge was Sunday-t ho iho strike wa* settled. Tor day The Deputy Minister of !-nbor i; a mighty useful official. Ho handle I the negotiations between tho strikers and thn company like a statesman says there Is news In the true, but th �*v Canadian news I I crossed the line to interview Mitchell, head of the i�n;w union an.l an American cili/-�n. in an effort t> settle tlto coal strike here, in order that the |n>op)�* of Saskatchewan should not face the possibility of mv/ing to dt�ath this winter. Messrs. Srott and King did perfect  iy right. If they had not interviewed Mr Mitchell,.' the strike would haw Uvn still un*iettU*d and tho fata of Snskutehowan would have he.*n sealonto{l u|h>n the attitmlennd assume its pro|�er place as th.* they assumed during tho last week. J Mg Industrial city of Albi�rta. Ik>th s,des made sacritU\*s that > � should be appreciated by the fx'ople. I Klect men who am clean, honest. Walter Scott for �he people won. ptrt tip a good of his province *lg.H end ttith fal.� sweltelh liki> a toad and cnlloth the earth his'n. Ho snAleth upon mm-kind nnd slopoth over with good humor. Ho klaseth the children and scatters his microbes among tho Innocent buJ>os. lie privily clwwoth a clover when ho nveleth a preacher, ami as ho cotiwrseth with him In pious tones ho stnudoth to leeward ami eurbeth his breath with a strong hit. He goeth home late at. night to his wonry wife with a theory breath and cobl ftenroth his hair and rnlleth himself a llotterdam fool. Ho ret timet h to the house and nddnewKdh himself to the wife of his bosom: He-hold a driwbng idtot; took now upon a dodrottod fool; gaze upon a dodgnsted simpleton: cast your i.ve ufKin a lsvtle-ln*aded dunce, wh4i bath not sens� enough to carry en-traRls to a lienr." Then his wife ro-plieth: "I toWl you so." which caus-o:h h m to go fomh and drown his sorrow In drink-Nelson Tribune. The population of tho Southern Alberta towns apart from Lcthhtldge 1* as follows: Medicine H^t tlaymond Cnrdston Mug rath Co leuutn.. Ytuclood... + Plncher Creek llbilrmotv^ ... Krar.k fjealv lings.......................,4 104 Mile................................... 4UI Mountain View ... ,.................. 12H Nanton ................................. 382 Stavely ................................. 1211 Taber ...................,................ a.'M OIjiivhHoIiii....... - - ,...........111111 ^iHO Irvine..................................... 200 *  * * * t it* -.........># 3,020 1,5(18 1.001 884 t'IT> 1,141 589 44� 1,17*4 MINAHDS MXIMKNT CUUCS OAltnKT IX COWS. HKId) VV A CAR. ltoglna. Doc. 3.-So doHi>eriite has the f'.iel question Ivcpme and tho farm ers are in such terrlblo straits now i hat aero weather has sc*l-Iii, that .vt Hrlnkwater. Sask., on Saturday a train was hold up by a hand of favm-or^ who t.tirniKl the switch1 and; stool guard until their wagons woim loaded from a car of coal  bound for Woybnrn. Many of those farmers were burning lumber from tluir buildings for fuel. Fanners living thirty and forty miles from the towns often remain through fotir days to obtain a �up ply of coal, awl then net urn horn* with a few hundred pounds. At many points on tho arrival of a car theis* are 00 or 70 teams awaiting th�dr supply. I.et your �*o!o object bo, when yau | cast your ballot Monday to elect men Wo want no more strikes It u to U* hoped in th) future differences between tho company and itx employes will tje amicably adjUHte\l EDITORIAL NOTES. fearless ami progressive. Don't put men at the councillK>ard who nro not a success at their own busing. If you do. how ran v0u expect them to give the eUy good service. A Liberal Government has done another good turn for Alberta. H> nufus Pope, tt han t>een Tory MP isays a vacant Judgshtp n llritish placing a further duty of 15 per oont j Columbia has l�vn put up at auction on the raw material, a stimulus is (to the highest bidder. If his charge gws* the beet sugar industry anil is true it is scandalous and th) part- Gold doesn't compare with coat :n tts value to the people of Saskatchewan . Tho Dominion Government- wa'it* to Introduce a compulsory nrtHr.it-lon act. There should njver bo another case %n Canada of a strike of nearly a year's duration, especially when It affects one of th: necessities of life. The Cnlon officials acted like trm* pAtrloti. "They seen their duty en I they done H" as an un&ramnxuvul pohticinn down oast once remarked. We'll wager that If the proprietor of the Winnipeg Tribunj had troubl? with Ms men and realited that a tr.p across the lino to see a Typog-graphicul Union otucial would set -tie matters, ho would be over Lh* Tf KX TRACTS KIIOH PKUSOXAI. LETT IC HS COXCICHNIXO TUB PVlvMATIICU SISTKUS. Neepawa, Man., Nov. 7.-The Pol-ntatier Sisters are decidedly first-class. They performed hero to a big house, delighted everybody and will have a packed house if they ever return, (llev.l Wellington Hridgeman. Indian Head, Sask., Nov. ft.- Von made no mistuku in engaging the Polnntior Sisters. Our Young mob* dub had them last night and they nave nr. excellent programme, and are a flrv> company of people, fllev.i K. M. Woolton. The Polmatier Sisters apt>eo.r tn the Opera House Tuesday, Dec. Itth undi'r the auspircH of tho Kpworth Leagia*. Tickets will I� on sale rn Friday nwrning at .1. D. Itlgm-l.otham's Drug 3tori*. 'taken at tho *,Snoeze_ Stage." Prexwtlcs-a toothsome candy Tablet will surety and quickly check an approach'n? cold or Lagrlpuc. When you first catch cold-or fee' it com -in? on-take Dr. Snoop's Prcventics and tho prompt effect will fsertatnly surprise and please you. Prevent lea surely supply the proverbial "ounce of prevention." Sold in 5 cent and 25 cent boxes by �I. D. Ilic/inbothum & Company. I)n, It A. V(it,al httuation in Tnber suffers In one r.wpect onl.*, lack of cars. 'I he niuht shift Is now on at "tlw North West Coal and L\�ki* Co.'s property, and work is plcaty for ovorybodv. The new tucetft house is under wav and will soon ha readv .to use. The town is �to ami as a consequence land values are advancing. -Raymond Chronicle. Minard's UnlmemOircs Distemper For Holiday Shopping and Christmas Presents we are Leaders! Fancy Dry Goods, Silk Shawls, Silk Berthas, Fascinators, etc Ladies' Skirts tho to and dust received by utpreaa for Christ man trade. Xfeweat goods ho had In black, blue and red, in neat email ple�ta from S5 to 912.00. Mue poplio akirta, threu quarter inch wide pleating from hip to bottom . Lovely goods $8.50 110.00. Mack voile skirts from SO to $12. lllack Silk Skirts from $10 to $30 IWack frilk Kk*irta of all grade* from I* to $Q. Thi� next wuok wo offer you your choice for $3.50. QMLH TWKRD SKIUTS Good heavy servlcoabio �klrU, worth 2.75, clearing at $1.73 ana $1.50. Gents Furnishing Good heavy wool fleece lined underwear at SO cent*. Fancy stripe wool fleece lined at 75c. Our U*t wool fleeco lined at $l.tO. T^nmana all wool unshrtnkaoio heavy rtfcbad at 100, has no uqual la the trade IVnman'a fancy stripe ail root, 'a fancy garment'. Mena aiaea 1.50 ^nd long iruti 1.75. OLOVCa AND MITTH. Moc4t Ouck Bilk lined 1.50, 1.75 and 200. Moca buck wont Hned 1.00, 1.25 aud $1.50. Moca buck, plain, unlined, $1.25 and $150. Boys' Clothing We are at homo in the clott trade. We havo something good the boy a; Jloya two piece su.ts, goo0 to $3.50. Worth double. WILTON SQUARES. In our experience as dry goods men these are tho finest wo havo over handled. Hut not too good, we think for Lothbrldge. Prices $35.00, $50.00 and $60.00. V - - J Our Prices are Low. INVI IN PECTION A Our Terms are Liberal. ;