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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 6, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TWO frit HEhALC. MONDAY, DECEMBER 1909. Daily Herald established December, 1907 Published by UK- Lethbridge Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful -veuiug at Kouud St., Lfctfabridge. Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director and Editor Subscription Rates out year, uchvtMcU iX mouths, delivered The oldest Insurance Office In the world rOUNOKU A.0. 1710 SI-CENTEHUmr 1910 HUME OrricEx LONDON. ENGLAND Canadian ttraach. Sun Building Toronto. H. M. Bl-ckburu, C. B. BOWMAN. AGENT, LETHSRIOGE. ALTA. ing like a peevish child, and is not OLD considering the future, or as a mat- TIRED OF ALL WOMEN Daily, threw mouths, Daily, mouth, delivered y..-ar, by uiail inutith-s, by fc months, by changed as often as d ii.ooj l.ooi .35: 3.00; i.TO: ,u LIT of fact, the prosc-nt, at all. traflic bridge will be beneficial both cities, it that The to but Slrathcona does not seems to be Before He Even Gets All His Letters Closes Up Shop the bu; bvth uew KI h'.- given. WEEKLY "e-Vi-ry in ei: en. ati-.i a nummary world's UfVo >Jl weeiS, of 'ue iu advance iiioittlis. in advance 75 t'hr.'r- tin.iiths. in advance 50 THE DAILY HERALD U ou at the tollwiug Red Cross Drug and Book J. G. Robertson Co., J. J. afraid that Edmonton is getting best of U. Sooner or later i-ona will find it is foolish to follow sucli a course ami will recognize that in the union of the two cities then.1 will be buiit up a strong, united city toother to work out thi; problems of the future. Srokane, no fool like We Charge barrel Youag Co.. K. W. flam- Utoii. J. Mitchell. D. L. INTERDICT THEM. It is proposed to raise the mini- mum Anally for drunkenness in Ow- en Sound irom to S2 for first of- fence, and for second offence. The of the fine is not. a deterrent, to the usual drun'k. He hates to pay i the money at any time, but he likes bis booze and when he gets too much it the size of the fine, does'nt him. A suggestion has been made that the man who appears on a second charge of drunkenness should be placed on the interdicted list for a year, and such a course would be a hundred times more effective Westlake Bros Alberta Drug Book Co 8. N. E. Suddaby. Cranbrook, 8. Seattle A: 0. L. Kemecke- Qrassy Or. Tugham. Sow A. F. Werta. Hotal News Stand. Also on all C. P. R. Wash.. Dee. jin old one, and 1 am the victim of my own folly. I'm sick and Strath- tiretl Ol- it -in -ind i want to quit, but i they won't IK me., I never want to see" another woman as Ions as I live: they're the IIto out 01 me. What I want now is peace, not a wife." B. Niedprrceyer. a wealthy widower. years of atro. .with offices at Rookery building. Spokane, who jmblielv advertised ten days ago that he would share his fortune ol with a under. 35 year? of'iiW if she came up tr> his ide-'I :-s :C life partner, made this confes- sion before fleeing; the city to escape j :x a throng- of women responding to Ins proposal. "Before I placed that little adver- tisement in a California sa.-- that if the right party answered the wedding bells might ring, 1 could not find a woman to take the place at mv lonely fireside." Nieder- ir-eyer said, "but now they're troop- ing in from all sides. I never real- ized there were so many women in the world. Most of them got right down to brass tacks, too. for first qual- ity SPY Apples Other varieties In boxes, and oo j The Bentls? Co. ltd. This dainty dessert will' be lemonstrated commencing lext Monday, Dec. o. "Come in and have a treat." Brook Bond's Tea Served .With Carr's Biscuits will be served next week al- so, 'so come in and" have a cup of good tea, and at the Sauie time sair.ple this "Dainty Dessert" Next Week at Viner and Prione Family Grocers lieu pa th Street Sherlock Block nu than I "1 have received letteis from every jstate, .territory and-province on this increasing the fines. In Alberta in- jcondnent> except Texas, .and every terdiction is one of the best features j moment of my time has been taken of the license law. Many wives and !up in answering letters and telephone service in the case of their husbands young der the impression this is a iree-ior- or sons -because of family pride. HI all. Such is not the case, however, THE COST OF A BRITISH the police magistrates were given the power to interdict second offenders many men -would be saved from the snare, and homes would 'be made happy. Interdiction is an effective method of reformation, but cash fines are not. ELECTION. Whatever else the general election in Great 'Britain may do, it will put OUR POINT PR VIEW You can't keep the men from Bruce at :least into out of the limelight. Only within tmd'thi-t wili all be spent at home, j the past few weeks three sons of that According to official returns the to-1 famous Ontario county have. tal cost of the election of 1906' was honored by the Liberal W, or approximately six mil- Paterson, the new Lieuteriant-Govef- lioa -dollars. That all the j nor of British Columbia; Wm. A. returning officers' charges! But it did G-alliher, of the new-'..'Court, of Ap- not iiadude the expenditure of the peal ia British. Columbia, and Hon. multitude of outside political Marshall, the new Minister of izations which" have sprung into be- all tie leagues and associations, it did not include the: expenditure of political enthusiasts who were not recognized as "agents" for any of candidates. Nothing is set down, for instance, for the use of carriages, although the expenditure in that di- rection, even though all the vehicles te private property, and freely lent, is heavy. An experienced election agent, 'familiar with the work all ov- er 'the country, estimates that the amount of money spent in an elec- and above that incurred by the returning officers, the candi- dates, and their agents, is about half a million sterling, or Four years ago the authorized ex- penditure under the various headings for the United Kingdom was Agents Clerks and messengers Printing, advertising, post- age, Public meetings Committee rooms Miscellaneous Candidates' personal ex- peases Returning officers' charges... Agriculture in Alberta. Hon. W. "'H. Cushing is going to confer with Premier McBride of B. C. They may have their politit.il differences, but they" will agree that British Columbia and Alberta are united in one size of the Opposition in the Legislatures. B. C. caught the small majority fever from Alberta an-d Fictuiri luvKiluc may -quarantine it, now that the pro- vince has it. Do your. Christmas shopping Don't leave it o5 until the last week. One of the coming men in the pub- lic life of British Columbia is M. A. the -defeated Liberal can- didate in Cranbrook. He has and ballast, and is splendidly equip- ped "for public service. It will nut- be long before Cranbrook will recog- nize his real value. THE ACT IS It is not so long in fact, just little over a year since the rail- way men were thundering against the Ijcmicux Act, and voting against of the government respon- sible for the Act. The attitude of the railway employees has undergone a remarkable change. The United Krothcrhood of Railway Trainmen m-et in Ottawa and they came to the conclusion that the Act was better than they had pictured in fact, with a few slight amend- ments, it could be made almost per- fect. As with the railwaymen, so it will be with others, the Act, the longer it is tried and test- ed, the greater it will be valued and appreciated. and I am to be gone until quiet is restored." With this NIedermeyer pulled down the roll top of his big desk, hiding several hundred unopened from curious the bllndsi disconnected the telephone instru- ments, and, after slipping a generous "tip" into the colored "hall boy's hand, he hiked for the tall timber along the SL Joe river in Northern- Idaho where be hopes to get the kinks out of his tangled nerves.- IS A FUG5TJVE JUSTICE. S. V. Davidor, of Portland, Who Swin- dled Montana People, Being Searched for in Canada (Great Falls'1 Tribune) S. V. Davidor, the Portland real es- tate man; who was indicted-by a grand Jury recently on "a charge of swindling people in Great Falls and elsewhere in the west, is a fugitive from" justice, having disappeared from Portland a few days ago. The Port- land .Oregonian says: "Canada's famous mounted police Is reported to be heating the brush bordering the line between the Unit- ed States and the Dominion in search of S. V. Davidor, late real estate pro- moter of Portland, and dealer in Lin- coln county farm lands, who became a fugitive from justice last Wednes- day afternoon. "In the belief that he may have taken the shortest route to a foreign land, the'Canadian police force was notified that a warrant had been is- sued for and his photograph has been supplied. The police force of Canada has been the recipient of several small favors at the hands of Oregon officials and has wired its in- tention of arresting Davidor if he set Pincher Creek is not standing still, f but is shar ng in the growth of south. One year's building permits total nearly fifty thousand dollars. No finer country exists -than that of which that town is the centre. Hat pins should be limited to at least a foot in length. These two footers that soine women wear are nearly as bad as Dreadnoughts. The other day in Kingston a woman was blinded by coming into contact with one but of a woman's hat on a Kings-ton street. foot on that side of the line. "Legitimate real estate dealers of Oregon are becoming greatly interest- ed in the suppression of agents and companies which may be engaged in illegitimate dealing In lands, and it is probable that a meeting -will be held to devise some plan of operat- tke i ing against them. What plan will be adopted has not been determined up- on, but influence of 'Davidor deals' ia said to have been perniciously felt in closing transactions this week. "That some protecting organization will be the outgrowth of this affair seems certain." Don't elect men to the city council because t-hey are personally likeable. Put men there who will give the city 5 a good business administration. W. M. GRANT APPOINTED Mayor of Vonda Made Inspector of Weights and Measures at Calgary Vonda, Sask., Dec. M. Grant ex-M. L. A., and mayor of Vonda, re- ceived notice today from A. Cham- pagne, M.P., of Ottawa, of his ap- pointment of assistant inspector of Mr. Grant.leaves for that city on Dec. 5. Mr. Grant resigned the office of mayor, which he has so ably filled the past year. Mr. Grant has been closely identified with the "progress of Vonda since Its inception four years ago. When in the legislature ha put through the bill incorporating A COMING CITY. Colcman is to become a to'.vn, un-i it may not be long until Col cum. frank, Blairmorc and w'l be united in one great city. Fro-n Uic .entrance to the Pass until practical- ly tbc B, C.-boundary there :s O'cry reason to believe the valley r.c populated bythousati-ds of people and that the industries now then; will be doubled, yes tripled and rctriplcd. Kvcn at present is almost a hive of industry irom one side to the: other, and as ihe industries increase I he population will advance, and tlio bottom lands ami the hillsides will be tbc homes of thousands where there arc only hundreds to-day. Then will we sec the industrial city in the Crow's Nest. The North Ward is entitled to rep- resentation in the city council and The Herald has no hesitation in urg- ing the return of Arthur Frayne. He i Vonda as a town in_ May, 1907. Vonda should get a united support in the North Ward and on the south side I the ratepayers ought to recognize the claims of Mr. Prayne and support i him, too. loses one of Its ablest and respected I citizens. the RUMORED CHANGE IN BIG FIGHT AGREEMENT New York. Dec. secrecy attending the meeting of Jeffries and Johnson.and the fight promoters in a Hoboken hotel just before the had offered or nouncement of signing of articles of! in cash to favor his bid. This bitis for lhe fiSnt were opened tiie Rickard bid was ac- cepted. Tex. Rickard spent eight hours In Jeffries hotel room, but to- the Nevada sporting man denied tbat be had agreement, is cow believed by many was current on Broadway. BALL PLAYERS ARE SERIOUSLY INJURED. of the best sporting authorities to have been for the purpose of making a second and private agreement in which the principals stipulated to split the purse of evenly In- Calgary, Dec. Cowell, stead of 75 per cent, to the winner the Winnipeg pitcher with Decatur _ "Three I" league this and and 25 per cent to the loser. The, in reason ascribed for this secret change is that at contestant '5 and 25 per was betting cent, each the other three to one that he would win. while as a matter odds pre- vail now. nor are they expected to be offered It Is now considered an who was sold to the St. Louis Cardin- als, and his brother William, both miners in the Christian Country coal mines, are in a critical condition from an explosion of powder in the shaft. William was blinded and Thomas' arms so badly burned that even money chance. The-night after he may never play ball again. Are You Interested IN FRUIT home with a snug in- come, or, if you have money to invest, see us. We can deliver the goods Arrow Lake Orchards w M. FREEMAN, General Agent, Lethbridge t LETHBRIDGE HOTEL BLOCK Imperial Bank of Canada HEAD TORONTO Capital AuthcrtMd tJI.MMM Capital Paid Up Fund D. R. WHkia, Prutdeot. ol Oorporstione. Mfrrehanta. aad. Private Laditidwlt invited. SAVINGS ia fivcn to Saving Bank Aoooonta. of aod upvarda 'sod iater- allowed from date of LETH BRIDGE W. R. SEATLE, Block, Bentleyji Leave your order at the .Golden West Furniture Store, Round St., for coal and draying. W. Garrett. 29S-6 Chocolates for CITIES SHOULD UNITE. Nothing can prevent Strathcona, Edmonton becoming one city, but when, no one can tell. Just at prcs- Mil; JStrathcona seems to be following a foolish course in. refusing to join with Edmonton iii paying a share of the cost of the traffic feature of the C.P.R. high level bridge over the Saskatchewan. From this distance it would appear that Strathcona is act- A fine box of Chocolates makes a verv appropriate gift. Our stock of. Christ- mas Chocolates comprises a large assort- T ment of the best makes procurable. Roach, Tisdale Co. Lowney's, Ganongs Now is the time to .select yonr packages. We will pack and store them for you until requried. The Red Cross Drug Book Co. t THE SAFE, SATISFACTORY DRUG STORE jr Day and Night Phone 5 Acadia Block Night Bell Redpath Street Dinpenter. EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK INCORPORATED 1869. CAPITAL AND RESERVE A general Banking business transacted Accounts of Mer- chants and Farmers invited Savings Bank Department in connection, deposits of and upwards received and in- terest allowed at highest current rates. Lethbridge Branch ROUND STREET Old Sage Store A. R. ROME, Manager. ESTABLISHED 1854 Merchants Bank of Canada 1 HEAD OFFICE, 4 Paid-up Reserve and Undivided Profits.............. Accounts of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers Solicited Money Orders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department Lethbrtige Branch CoaMale Block, Redpath St. Experience Counts I have had 1ft in the rostrum, and you can get the benefit of this experii'O'V in way I htudle I AUCTION SALES which I conduct on reason- able terms, in town or coun- try. Aiivances made on re- ceipt of instructions to sell. KM G. UDDMGTflN Best results; prompt ments Tel. 261 Office Crabb St. I Autos Overhauled Howlstte time to have yo'iir fiUTOIO- BILL3 OyfBHUOLD and don't forget we can doit satisfactorily I The Standard Garage Co. I Phone 343. Wood St. Horses for Sale JUST ARRIVED twemtj bead of young work tones, 1250 to 1450 J Sale Wood Street, Xethbridge 0Mt Lump the (Mr Nut tl-TI, pMtaard to BarftM Mint, F. WADDIMQTON Ml Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG Office opposite Balmoral RH ONE: es LODGE PRIDE OF ALBERTA, No. 293. Sons of England Benefit Society Meete in the Oddfedllowa' Hall every firat third Wednesday the mentb at 8 p.m. For fnl! particulars apply W. J. wade. Pred T. Robin. W. President -Box 17 LCTHBRIDOE CALEDONIAN SOCIETY Meett Caledonian Hall, Qlyn it. Club room open eTtninf 7J8 to 10.30, Sunday All Bootemeu welcome. A. L. JOHNSTON, J. H. KEULTK. Box Meeta 1st and 3rd M o n d ayp in K. of P Hall at fi o'clock. .Visiting Drethren are cordially invfted. J. ASHCROFT, W.P. 24-ly GUS NEIDIG, W.I. A.F. A.M., Q.R.A. Lethbridfe Lodge RegTilai meetinf night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall. P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visitinf brethren will al. wav- a hearty welcoun. A. C. r. G. V. Btorkey. Seci P. 0. Box 687. Modern oodmen ol America Lethbridge Oamp No. lltSI Meeia in the Oddfellows Hall e second and fourth Wednesday month. Visiting neighbors will d. waya receive a hearty Cornn- dllor. 0. L. Griffith; Banker. W. i Diokwn; Otok. M MEDICAL DR. phyrt- clan. Bryan Block, Room 21. hours 9-12; 2-5; 7-10. DR. W. S. Surgeon, Accouchei. 9 a.m.; 2-3; 7-8 p.m. Office 914 RM- path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEW8URN AND DEANE Kedpath Street; i a.m.; 2-3; 7-3- DR. A. Stafford Block. Re-rideuce. cor. JBompas and Crabb. 1J hone .-Office "277; residence DR. J. E. Surgt-on, Accouclier. Oddkllowg' Block, flours: Till 9 a.m., 11 to I. 3 u> 5. 7 ;to Phone: Day, 104; night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist, Eye, Kar. Nose and Throat. Stafford Block.. Lethbridge, Alia. Office'hours: 9.30-12 a.m., 2-5 p.m.. 7-8 p.m. DR. GARNET T. IVES, Graduate- Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Toronto. Stafford Agnew Block, Rooms 6 and 8. Hours 9-12. 1-5. Phone 463. MISS VERONICA dressing, scalp treatment, manicure and facial massage. Acadia Bleuk. Redpath St. PRIVATE MATERNITY HOSPITAL- Walwork St., North Ward. Tele- phone No. 269. per day. cases: WM per day. Maternity cases per day. Each patient is pected to pay in advanca and pay for own spirits and medi- cines. Miss Dainty, nurse, in charge. JOHNSTONE 4 RITCHlC-Barm- and wUciton. Office, Union Bank, J. Nerman COIJYBEARE, tary PubliM and Oonybeare Bkwk, Alb: MtAR- Jfc, SIMMONS 4 on to W. C. SimmoM Solicitors and NoUriea. Mone loan. W. C. Sunmom; 8. herd. Notary. Boom 14, M. M. So- Etc; Office. Lothbridffj, attl Sohcttor. Office. Room? tad 9, Oft Block. SURVEYING F. HAMILTON, Land Surveyor, Irripattoo and draulic Engineer. Boom 5 Whit- ney Block. Phone, 206. ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS WM.T.WILLIAMS-Architect, WMt ney Block. Late of Williams Broil Architects, Detroit. F. B. Room 8 Whitney Block. JAS. A. Macdonald Block, Redpath street. Lethbridge, Alta. W. M. Calgary and Lethbridge. Specialist in Fireproof ing, sanitation, heating and ventil- ation. Ernest E. Carver, M B A A M.R.A.. A.A..I.C.. Etc.. Manaeer Lethbridge office, Sherlock Blodc Phone 1241. WILLIAM WATTS-Builder and Con- tractor, is prepared to give free of cost on all kinds of work in the' building trade, including re- pairs, alterationa. etc. Box 518 Lethbridge, Alta. HERBERT RAMSDEN-Ooniractor for foundations, concrete walka, mente and all of concrete work. Tenni Eetimatw cheerfully given. Applr Box OB. Letfcbridge, Alta. WM. J. Bartlrft Dnfl Addition. ContraMer ud builder. Eatttnatcfl fteely fivem. II will par you to below W. R. House painting, car- riage painting, paper hanginf wall decorating, etc. 25 Argyle Aw. Phone 124; Box 300. UNDERTAKING ADOISON Under- takers and Embahners, The oldest estAblished business in the city. Phone 102. Office and residence. 321 Crabb street. Parlors open day and night. T. S. Director and Embalmer. Most up to date parlors In city. Five doors west of Post Office, Ford St. White aad Black Cars. Phone 369. ACCOUNTANT W. D. Audits, liquidations, general account' ing. and advice thereon. Acadis B4ock, Lethbridge, AJta. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Ageuid. Fiscal Brokers. for Royal Collieries Ltd Ait Standard S'ockft Handled HEAD B. HENRY and coal. All kinds of teaming. P. O. Box 2, or 48 Argyle Ave. 299-0 ;