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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 10, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LSTHBRrDGE DAILY HERALD We are here to stay and would like to make your acquaintance. Saturday, 10, 815 Redpatli door to Miss Tilney, Milliner Opposite Doctor Mewbiirn's We .carry all Mnds of .Irish linen goods. You sltbuld see our joand embroidered initial gents' and ladies' handkerchiefs. Initial towels and pillow; A lot things-that you-for XMAS presents -wid your -mil be them. ,It .work'of the Irish peasant that 'lias won iroria wide fame .and made of heavy linen duct will stand wear and tear of every Call early and gfet-your ONCE" AGAIN: POWER DEVELOPMENT By JAMES MUIR Copyright Publiseers Press 1910 Canada's water powers are greater those any other country in world.- Her known or estimated flow development about twenty-six mil- lion power, but it is certain that this but a fraction, of her wa- ter power So far the computation. -baen de- !penaent upom somewhat statistics, but the- h. energy- displayed 'by tne Conservation. Commission has [nad This import- ant -body has stirred to action some Indifferent provincial ..authorities, and there is now the prospect that by next Spring a complete table of water powers in the Dominion will be ready to place before the public, along with niucn valuable information relating tnereto. It may be said in passing, of 21.9 tons of coal. On this basis, tne available water powers of Carrara represent a-combined energy, which, if .it had to be maintained by steam force generated from coal, would .in- a coal Hun- dred million tons per .Most people' in tnese days of, costly coal, win understand, from .-'thiaV.eq- enormous value of our national asset. .Mr. son, a well known authority, has stai- ed that can be generated at Pails on tie Ottawa River at a cost of five dollars per horse power. While this is. a. good deal below the. average, it shows that light, heat and can. so rar 'as the unnavigabre streams are concerned. The fact that the provincial authorities have i now begun to take an interest iu this (power matter does not give them any j rights further than control in. the in- terests of public. Of course the on public lands, the pro- perty of the Dominion or the provin- ces, belong to the several governments concerned.. Power on Navigable Rfvers- Another matter worthy of some at-j tention is the fact that the develop- ment of water ways on present unnav iigabie streams -will result in the ere ation of marketable power, the (level opment of which for the purpose of power alone would not repay the" ex- penditure. For example, the proposed Montreal-Ottwa- and Georgian Bay ship canal, when .constructed.; will create.water powers amounting in the aggregate to horse power. This will -be obtained 'by, the raising of levels. Between Britannia and the Chaudiere Falls on the Ottawa River, tnere are some miles of rapids incap- able of being developed a Doubtless you have heard sound-repro- ducing you We. had it in mind to.buy you 'are uncertain which make to have you heard, the -yc ca.lv.Bll irulU Our Water1----- vii jJilJ'JlUtt courses at a cost infinitely below thatbasis' buc ll has been -decided by the INDIANS OBJECT TO MM NAMES JBrefer Their Old Time Picturesque Cog- nomens Dec. "'Spokane do '.not -like Biblical said J. McA Webster, of Fort Spo- Jcane' 'recently- "If you should' he ed- into the Spokane Preserva- tion you might easily imagine your- self m a Jewish synagogue." hear Closes speaiong to Isaac, Reuben -vrfus Tiering soft words to Judith, and pos- sibly- Benjamin, 'Levi and :Jos- ia a Seated ''con-tr.o7.ersy over 12 on. name changed. He had. a "very bad'' was Ben- jamin Isaac. Hundreds of Indians have have "their names changed- and today they are Dick and Bifelical Characters are becoming scarce. In early days -when, the French Catholic priests' were the only wiiie among-tne'Indians in this coun- (try, the." natives adopted their old j descripeire names, like "Good fckf.rkid :of a the and else .'French 'names, ".but' ahout, years .ago 'an .evangelical changed- -all their "names-, "cuvi the trouble which Captain Webster furnishing' common "Am- tne provincial governments for Che most part have "negligent in tne matter, and it is only where the ..IGNORES .POPULAR ELECTION .Baton Houge, La.. Dec. general assembly tonight voted -down a resolution to submit the eletlon- of a. TJnited States senator, to succeed the late' H. -D, I fest -TOOK; of the -popular, 'vote. The insurgent lofces Spokane and agencies six for tfi'e resolution- lost the Spokane In- a very leiigious lot. ot. people. :-b.ut I'soon." found' it. was' in. name on- iv and that they.-were all ssiisfed -with tiie' Almost the nrst day, Webster an Indian came to him with j am interpreter asking.'; to his rote of 45 'to: 60 in the House' -and S 27 'in the senate. of coal. It has -been said that the territory to the south, of James Bay, in North- ern Ontario. and Quebec, -will -be in Hon.. ADAM ;BECK government 'has cciitrol and rtsponsibility that' informa- up till the present time "been 1 the near future the great manufactur- ing district .-of the North American continent.. Hon. Clifford Sifton has endorsed this.view, and declares that the country only awaits the arrival of the steel -rails to the begin- nings of- future hives -of industry. Where power :is there must manu- facturing be. Mr. J. B.. Chaffies; C. E, has pro-ba-j bly of the latent pow- er in Canada .than, any "other person. He. states that ;the largest single water J power in, is that-of the' Hamilton River, id the Labrador Pen- He places it at about nine j million The develop- ment of this power, however, has not! yet: begun. The Niagara'Falls-power if -no international restrictions were imposed on its development, would take second-place.--.' are--other immense as yet .unde- veloped, such: as the Rupert-: River :-in Quebec, with probably over two mil-! lions; -the Nottaway River, the "same! province, with over, a million, and-the; ttast Main fivers "of the! canal engineers that the river will be 'dammed just above the Chaudiere and the level raised sufficiently to put these rapids, out of existence, and a cnannel dredged through them. Thus play an Amlserol Record? You can "do this'at the store of any Edi- son dealer. When you go, note the longer' playing time of Amberol Kec.ords (play- ing- twice as long as the Standard Edison selections, not found on any other record of any kind; note also the reproducing point of the Edison Phonograph that never wears needs.changing; .the .'that runs as silently and as evenly as "an eleictric device, and the rspecial horn, so shaped that zt gathers every note or spoken word and brings it put .-with start-. ling fidelity. It is these exclusiYe -vital to peffecc Vork, your attention, T.. Abitibi district, having about the: same Quebec the Greatest j it was Qiie- not the intention 'had-the greatest water powers-of all of-the. pro- any Dominion. ....The 'ininimum flow developmei stupidly; sat far. and. left uestion' alone." tiie very-notable exceptiori________t the- Hytfro-EIectric Commission the power' question.' alone; j mated at poSer f and of there is not much more Hon. Clifford Sifton. Chairman of the Conservation' CornmJssrbri at the dam. there tvili te .a huge power rendered available. A consid- erable revenue will accrue over and aboye. "wliat caaak system :as -such There arc -Eeifso.'' Go tbe-Ed ison Phonosrrapli jJlaySxith Edison Stsin-'' dard and Edison Air.bero1 Get complete catalogs froinT j our dealer or from us. Edisoo-Phonographs, o 52 "'E ffi'soa Orajicl Opera lie-cords, 85c. to NATIONAL PHONOGRAPH 100 Lakeaxze' Orange, j EDISON PSONOGHAPES ANB RECORDS SO3LD BY Letiibridg-e Sporting Goods St. J. G. Kooertson veloped. 'Ontario .has six times as has done.a wonderful work in devel- J UJIU.CZ> CtS oping cheap ppwer for of much- horse.power Developed as Que- tnat province. Bur Ioc, has only oce-sixth the disposal. tnat'province'." But none the less .the province of Ontario has not gone 'to i 1 Ontario's Progress Turning more to the "it is. to be Ontarib Jfu.EtKerr.in" ;velopment of power than all the oth- er provinces. combined. The Hydro- which ..they were conceded..< ment, are "leased to.-'., Very little is-.known-.about the wa- ter powers.in.New Brunswick. Pow- ers are'leased; upon conditions, of de: velopment.' -in. Nova Scotia'" practi: pei ipds upon' of ''development. tile once; :'and it-s cany, all, the, water powers are owned.] ritory iu j'ee; the powers belong-in uon remaining Hinder" -the '-'control of th'e GodminissTo'n'er1' orih'e 'Tiilvon Tor- on each side of the river. secon'cl ter or 3Jr; and Mrs.' George J.' "Gould. t-b-''Baron- Fornial VV a-ter pow.ers Hands ps.rsaid) tb m Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, [of Engfea. an dthe Northwest Territories are con j the betrothal will be made earl trolled bv -the Dominion it is expected. Jliss Gould has and are 'leased-: upon conditions of de- not; yet made her debut: John Gra- veiopmet and -continuous- usage. 'Irijnani. Hope' Hbrsfet Beresford, Baron British Columbia any summary of the JJecies. succeeded to the title only: a water powers will be incomplete for. probably some years yet, while in the i-ui-ron-tlie -wat b snort time ago through the death his brother. -He is a distingaished'sol- powers, which aier, being lieutsnaut colo'nel of -the SOVC-JQ '-Seventh Hussars. CHATS FALLS Go Carts Rocking Horses Pianos Dolls Tea Sets Furniture Meckanical Toys A visit to our store will enable you .to select something to delight any child Shop early, .while the assortment is complete [tne trouble of accurately esdaiating- the water powers of New Ontario or the great hinterland 'beyond. Wheth- er this knowledge would be of imme- diate faen-St or not is, of course, a matter of debate. most business firms like to have reliable statistics regarding their assets. In British Columbia. It is obvious that a reck- lonlng of the water power would be of an incomplete character, for the pro- vince on the Pacific Coast is probably not half explored. Ignorant of Power Quebec, which is the richest' water power province, has had, until .stirred up by the Conservation Commission, very hazy ideas on the subject. questioned a year or two ago regarding the capacity of the falls on certain rivers, the reply was given jln huge round numbers without a j smile. In one case one million horse power was the answer. Anyone cap- able of understandig the immensity 01 tWs figure, will realize at once that no attempt had been made to get an accurate figure. The case of Xew Brunswick was! Besides the rivers already, mention- fKlectric Commission, with which the W J ed, there are ten in Quebec with wat- name of the Hon 4dam er power available from one hundred ways be associated has thousand up to five hundred thous- j scheme under wav to -ive and.; la connection with those, the j of the whole pro vine! Question has ai-isen as to ownership.' In a case before Judge Champagne in the Hull this year, the "bench in effect that where the wa- ter -powers on the Gatineau had not passed into the possession of other will supply western and southwestern! Ontario, from ..the. rapids on the l-awrence wil] be derived power! _ lv J1J, yy j Individuals .by sale or contract, or .Tor eastern Ontario any other legal procedure, they were'of from the better conserved r.han in The first public .Act to