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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 14, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWO irti LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, TUESDAY, DECEM1EM 14, 1MM. TR Daily HeraM and there are no disturbing chang ia the tariff. on Monday was tamr only one-sixth f taxpayers voting. Do you wonder. j eeing the way our by-law, re Eligible Established December, fublished by the thing would turn up to change the state of things. In the meantime all lines of business were j constantly unsettled and disturbed.; Getting elected to council s a reR-: Voters, discriminates against rate- No business man could plan ahead for ;ular habit with Alderman Oliver. The payers in this way. Myself and part- a year for he knew not what influ- 'ratepayers evidently believe it is a ner pay taxes on assessed value of once was compelling the finance habit and encourage him in H. some M.OOO, jointly, and for that ister to change some tarifl rate that; reason neither of us are entitled to Lethbridge Herald would unsettle and perhaps even de-1 James Ashcroft as usual had a vote, while the fellow with as- Ltd., every lawful stroy his profits, and plans, and even, 'great run on plumpers. A lot of sessment in his own name can get in Round St., indeed, his business. This naturally people want Jini or nobody in the his kick if he wants to. 1907 Printing Co., -veniuj; at anoerta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN Managing Director and Editor Subscription Rates Utxily, one year, delivered Oail.y, six mouths, delivered Uaily, three mouths, delivered Daily, one month, delivered Daily, one year, by mail 'Mily. six months, by mail Daily, three mouths, by mail .85 changed as ofteu as desir- Where is the sense of allowing a jman with interest having more 2.00 1.00 .35 3.00 1.75 caused a general feeling of unrest and i-ouncii. distrust which was extremely harm-; ful to business, and was the cause of I It took over tw.o hours to get the to say in the city's doings than the the general depression that existed in'results after the poll closed. There man with 10 times as much at stake, business circles in Canada prior to ought to be more polling places, j Get busy Lethbridge, and elect a 1S9G. Four hundred votes is too many to council that will see that your rights When the Liberals assumed at one place. jare protected, I am, sir. Yours. DISGUSTED. the the Liberals assumed a different course was adopted. Mr. Fielding, as finance minister, made a An air OI" solemnity pervaded sweeping change in his first budget, .council chamber as those- there were after bavins made a most exhaustive "minded of the death of Mayor Hen- investigation of business conditions, by the Mayor's chair being He placed the tariff on a solid scien- draped in crepe. d but both new and addresses i _____ L tine business basis such as varying j business conditions could not affect to There mav bo sorrow in Belgium if .wist be given. WEEKLY every Wednesday in eight time he has held to that tariff and pages, and contains a summary of the changes have been very few and ihe werld's uews of the week, local not very great. The result has been md foreign. that the business men of the country "Uti year, in advance always know where they are at with mouttis. in advance ........75 regard to the tariff. It is a certain rhr-v months, iu advance ......50 quantity upon which they can safelv THE DAILY HERALD reckon when making business plans following places: and carrying them into effect. As a condition of this Wrn. Hardwick, of Herschel town- ship near Belleville, was crushed to death while working at a portable saw mill. New Cheese in Stock Liuiburger, German Breakfast CORGONZOLA, INCERSOI EDAM ENGLISH STILTON NEW PEELS AND FRUITS the tears. of Congo will shed no T i. i Conner Governor R. B. Glenn, of any aDOreclable extent From that m" Leopold dies, but it is certain auj. appiiviuuib UVW.UL. nuni inai. _ Jvorth Carolina, in an interview. t. i- j _ t thf> no T i nT 1 frri IIM i I nn ays "Judson Harmon, governor jef Ohio, will be the next presidential ominee of the democratic party, in judgment. Everywhere I have I have found Harmon as the pleading candidate in public and party (t ou dale Red Cross Drug and Book at the result the financial J. G. Robertson Co., J. J. country has been such as it never was before. During the severe test of the recent business depression the ihome one niSht when he rari ferxe. Johnston Young Co.'. R. W. Ham- ilton. E. J. Mitchell, D. L. McCrea. fiber Westiake Bros Alberta Drug Book Co Parnie, B. C. N. E, Suddaby. THINKING OF A GREAT REFORM From the Saturday Evening POSE. Colonel Riordan, who runs the To- ronto Mail and Empire, was going pinion." i: Graddock Vineri Family Grocers Redpath Street Sherlock Block t t world over, no country felt is so-lit-'a friend leaQinS tie or recovered so quickly as did deeply. Canada, and to-day business is in no better condition anywhere than it is Canada, There were no fears that Mr. Field- agamst the friend "Is that you, Riordan asked. "It is and what are you dying, here at this hour of the "Thinking, on the Cranbrook, B. C.-Beatfcie Atchison. would disturb the business bumjm problems Qf L. Ke'mecke- Qrassy Tugham. 3ow F. Werts. Hotel News Stand. Also on all C. P. R. -trains. THE CIVIC ELECTIONS present cerns of the country in his budget, and his statement in the House of Commons yesterday that ,the tariff will remain as it was is just what was expected, an-d is emi- nently satisfactory to the country. Do you know, Riordan, there is i one way we can all be happy, only way." "What's that asked Riordan. i said the friend, "we i shall never be entirely and complete- !ly happv until every man can print IN EDUCATION own monev." The action of the educational de- _____ A NET PROFIT OF PEE ACRE. Gross returns of per acre. 1343.75 NET PROFIT from 13 TREES. (This with TO trees to the acre is equivalent to 00 per acre, net profit.) per acre. per acre. per acre. per acre gross; per acre net. per acre. per acre gross: per acre net. The above returns are claimed to have been obtained from B. C. land by the owners and we have dozens more claims of a similar nature in our office. UNIFORMITY is assured of a good city council for 1910. The elections partments of the western' provinces QUIT THE CYCLONE COUN- yesterday resulted very satisfactory, to arrange some uniform course for i TRY and. even those who voted for other the training of teachers, at Normal; Pr0m the Walkerton Telescope. men than those who were elected will schools is one to be commended. I Mr an.d Mrs Fred .vrscott and agree that good men were chosen by _ Teachers coming from different returned last rimrsdav from the majority of the electors. ..inces to Alberta find that their train- Cuba" where Mr. Arscott lost" .The election of Robert Sage at the ing often docs not fit, into the curri- head of the poll is a demonstration culum of studies which they are sup- ;a CVclone the fact that electors are willing posed to teach. The consequence is to trust their public affairs to a that a goad deal of time is wasted well known successful business man. before teachers and students can get being assured the public business will down to work to the best advantage, 'receive the same attention as private Another advantage of the -action will business, and as success accompanied .be that there will be a continued the one that it will accompany the not a definite action, to- other, jward making the public school curri- Arthur Frayne, as the of the provinces uniform. Edu- tive of North Lethbridge, was de-j cation is one of the matters left en- serving of the large vote he polled on tirely for provincial control and varv- both sides of the track. The people j ing conditions in different' provinces of the south recognized the right of j require more or less difference to be the northern part of the city to have made in the courses of study and the prac- tically all he had, nearly in Their many friends are sorry to hear of their misfortune. Our Letter Box A CIVIC MATTER Editor Lethbridge Herald Dear take this opportunity to write this letter to your paper in eference to the injustice to a great limber of people who pay rates and axes and are not able to vote in local municipal elections. I am i peaking of a great number of work- a representative and gave mm a gen- arrangements for school management. Ij men in Lcthbridge who are not erous support. Ihe electors or tho but it is generally recognized that it north were united this year and gave is in the best interests of education Mr. Frayne their undivided support, to have all the departments in so fortunate in having a certain mount of property as some people in 4 con" city. I have read the different while voting liberally for candidates duct of the education of the young of ddresses of tne candidat.es ,vho are I" iCanada aS umfonn as in a11 aspiring to be members of the coun- Aldcrman Oliver's re-ch-: won is a provinces. jcil, who are appealing to the rate- i payers. I have come to the conclu- POINT OF VIEW jsion that it is only a farce when vindication of his course an alder- j man, and i's a satisfactory vote of I approval of the record of the city i council Curing the past year, he be- i ing the only alderman seeking re- election. He would probably have, i polled a much larger vote had there ndt been a general feeling of confi- dence that he would be elected, and many electors gave their votes to j help along some other candidates whom they were not so sure. j With' the five members of the old j council and Messrs. Sage and Frayne in control of civic government dur- ing the ensuing year the people of .Lethbridge will rest assured that the municipal affairs will be well and faithfully looked after. The confidence expressed by the elec- tors in the Public School Board is Win or lose, its a good council any- people are invited to different meet- way, ings and are debarred from voting be- cause they are not property owners. Mayor-elect Adams has got a good !'3 havc voted in a little town in bunch of aldermen to man the muni-j-Yorksllire> England, in all local elec- cipal ship. jtions, municipal and school board, if 11 was only a householder and paid Everybody couldn't win. There I water rates. more room at at the top. the bottom than Dear Editor, I heartily agree with jyour remarks in Saturday's Herald i about the indifference of the great i The results of the elections show 'number of voters whs do not vote, that there are really a few liars in }lf tne city council was going to pat ;Lethbridge after all. [heavy rates on the ratepayers, there I i would be such weeping and wailing j It is supposed that some ready- ,fcv the same people who do vote. jmade "thanks to the electors" have n conclusion, I, as a follower of our icomc to an ignominous ending. Jesus Christ, truly believe in hose beautiful words of the Bible 'That righteousness rulelh a nation." If you were offered such land at per it would be a bargain. We offer you such, land unimproyed at to per acre and in 4-year-old orchard at to per acre and you can buy it oa pay- ments of -S2.00 per acre per month. Are you going to let this opportunity slip Or do you think it is worth inTestigating If so, drop us a, card or call and see us. Arrow Lake Orchards M. FREEMAN, General Agent, Lethbridge LETHBRIDGE HOTEL BLOCK j gratifying. Dr. Stewart and G. H. Johnston have given good service and "Ladies and gentlemen" (bow) "Al- Tho idermau Sage; Alderman Frayne." lThose words should be aPPlled to thft _____ icitv affairs. .the people have appreciated it. election of Rob I. Nimmons, however. would not have been any vote of want of confidence, as his only rea- son for entering the contest was to ajve the North Ward the representa- tion on the board thai he thought it ought to have. A good many elec- tors seemed to have agreed with this i view, but at the same time the clef- tors of the North Ward expressed their approval of the old board bv giving Messrs. Stewart and Johnston vote for vote, with Mr. Nimmons. The School Board has never any inclination rrhatever to the interests of the North Ward and can still be trusted to follow the- same policy. hundred .and sixty-eight elec- tors "did na' forget Monday" and decided to be winners with Sage Yours truly. HARRY DAWSON. TheNorth Lctlibridgc electors gave Frayne a most cred- itable vole. It is gratifying alike to them and to him. NOT A FAIR SYSTEM Editor of the Herald Tvcws states the voting Many persons find themselves af- fected with a persistent cough after an attack of influenza. As this cough be promptly cured by the use of CIiambprlain's Cough Remedy, it nor allowcd to run Q11 undl two striding characteristics about, his ju becomes troublesome. Sold by all Hon. W. shown budgets; there neglect I is always a surplus druggists. FIELDING'S STABLC TARIIFF Tariff-tinkering, which was the gen- i eral characteristic of the tcr.xsrc of office of Hon. Geo. E. Foster is not one of the 'hobbies of the present fin- ance minister, Hon. W. S. Fielding. The a high protective tar- iff, the, old national policy, did not work out as it had been hoped and anticipated by its originators and authors. Haying taken the stand for high tarifl the Conservative party felt bound to stay .with it. They knew. however, that the country would not stay with'them; in-this course. Their recourse was a continual jollying of the electors by constant and varied revisions of; the tariff. Hardly a year went by without seeing the finance minister in his budget announcement tell of sundry and varied changes which i would be of untold benefit to the several interests concerned, this kept a constant cawber feeling abroad that In some- FK Good i Our stock is complete and our prices Hair Brushes, Cloth Brushes. Military Hair Brushes (Sep- arate and Dressing Sets and Manicure Sets, Hsnd Mirrors and Shaving Mirrors. They are all first quality and made by the best firms. Very appropriate always useful. Xmas gifts as they are pretty, durable and jj The Red Cross Drug Book Co. i THE SAFE, SATISFACTORY DRUG 'STORE Day and Night Phone 5 Acadia Block Night Bell Redpath Street Dispenser. H-H-H-I-H-H "I I I I I Cheap Rates to the Coast On Thursday next' (the 16th. of December) you will get one of tlie best chances ever offered in Cheap Rates to the coast. Your return ticket is good for three months. It v.-ill only cost you the price of a single fare plus This is the time to buy land in the Fraser Valley. We have a large map of the Frager Valley; also a fine collection of photos which will g-ire you a very fair idea of what our coast lands are like. If you make up your mind to take a trip with us, do not lose any time in letting- ua know. The tethbridge-Weyburn Realty Company Experience Counts I had 15 years iu ttie rostrum, and you gei the benefit of io the way I hmdle AUCTION SALES which I conduct on reason- able terms, in town or coun- try. oa re- ceipt of to aell. HUNK C. WIIIIM Best results; prompt settle- Tel. 261 Offico Crabb St. Imperial 'Bank of Canada j HEAD Capital Authorized Capita? Paid Up........................................ Reserve D. R. WHkie, President. Hon. Robert Vice-President. Accounts of Corporations. Municipalities. Merchants, Fanners and Private Individuals invited. SAVINGS attention is given to.Savings Bank Accounts. Deposits of and upwards received and inter- 'ist allowed from date of deposit. LETHBRIDGE R. SEATLE, Manager. Begin Block, Round "St.. Beniley'a Store. ESTABLISHED 1854 Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE. Paid-up Capital.....................-... Reserve and Undivided Accounts of Merchants, Farmers awl Raiehers Solicited Drafts Money Ordew Letters of Savings Bamk Department Lethbivige Branch ComUmlt Block, St. I Noi if tie tiieto have jour IM- BUE! OVEIIllill and don't ftrget we can doit Htiifictoril) PKOFCSSIONAt CARDS MEDICAL DR. ciau. Bryaa Block. Room 21. hours y-12: 2-5: 7-10. DR. W. 'S. GALBRAITH-PhysiotaD Surgeon. Accoucher. 9 a..ru.; 2-3; 7-3 p.m. Office 914 Bed- path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND OEA-NE Street. a.m.; 2-3; 7-8. DR. A. Block. Crabb. 72. McN Stafford Jtie-iidoucc, oor. Bompae and Phone: Office 277; DR. J. E. buTireoM, Accoucher. Oddfellows'" Block. Hours: Till 3 a.m.. 11 to 1 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Day 114- Qijrlit. 34-2, D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist, hye. Ear, Nose and Stafford Block. Lethbridge, Office hours: 9.30-12 a.m. 2-5 ni 7-8 p.m. The Stifflirf Garage Co. Phona 341. Wood tt. Hones for Sale JUST ARRIVED twenty, heat of roui( wvrk horses, <3 iZSt to liil in g Sale Stables Wood Street. Lethbridge COAL I Best Lump on the market, i4.2fi par ton c.o.d. Nut coal, delivered. Address psstcard to New Barnes Royal View. S F. WADDINGTON Sfc Phone 28! City Agent. Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Trmntfer Co. LONG-BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral DR. GARNET T. IVEI, DENTIST- Gradumte College of Dental Surjeons, Toronto. Stafford Block, Rooms 6 and S. Hours 9-12 1-5. Phone 403. MISS VERONICA O'CONNOR-HaH dressing, scalp treatment, maniowe and facial Acadia -h.eO.path St. PRIVATE MATERNITY HOSPITAL- Walwork St.. North Ward Tale- 51.50 per day. Medical cases- 50 per day. Katernitj caies f 1.50 "t. 53.00 per day. Each jatlent la im- pacted to pay one week in advamte and pay for own gpMti and cinei. Mlsg Dainty. nurse, in charge. LEGAL JOHNSTGNE RITCHIE-Banto- tctt and solicitors. Office, adjoin- ing Union Bank, Lethbridge L M J. Ritchie CHURCH Solicitors, No- tarj Publics and Coramiisionsers Conybeare Slock, Lethbtidge, SIMMONS ors_to W. ,C. Simmons. Sohwtorg and Notaries. loan. W. C. SimmonB; nerd. Banigtew. MoneF to 8. J. Stafford H H. DUNWOODY-Barrirter, 80- Offioe' Acadi'a Block Alta. J- CAMERON-Barmter and Solicitor. Office, Room. 2 and 3, Ott Black. SURVEYING PH O LODGE No. 293. Sail of Esgiani Benefit Sodet? Meeu in the Rail every firax a.ad third Wednesday the monta at 3 p.m. For fail particular apjily W. J. Wada. T. W, President. Box 67. LETHBRIDGE CALEDONIAN SOCIETY e Caledonian Hall, Glyn St. Club room open evening 7.30 to 10.30, Sunday eicepted. All Scotsmen welcome. A. L. JOHNSTON. Secy., J. H. KEIXIE, Box 330. Pres. lethljplilge lerie No. W Meets Isl- and 'Ird M o n d ays in K. of P Hall at 6 o'clock. Visiting orethren are cordially invited. a. ASHCROFT, W.P. 24-ly QUS NEIDIG, W.I. A.F. A.M., Q.R.A. Lethbridje Regular actinic the third Thursday of each month in the Hall, P. 0. Block, at S p.m. Viaitmg brethren will aL ceive a hearty welcome. -A. C. r. W.M. G. V. Storkey. Seci P. 0. 5S7. Modern America Lethbridge Gamp No. in the Oddiellews Hall second and tourth Wsdnacdaf of will 0- a Oomn- oillor. C. L. OiflHt; W. Diak-on: Clerk. N. -F- HAMITON, B.A.Sc.-Dominion aurveyor, Irrig-ation and Hy- dxaulic Engineer. Room 5 Whit- aey Block. RGHITSCTS AND CONTRACTORS WM.T.WJLLlAMS-Architect Whit ney Block. Late of Williams Bros Architects, Detroit. B. ROLFSON-Architect. Whritncy Block. Room 8. T Lethbridge, street. W; Cal-ary and Lethbndge. SpecUliit in Fireprool uig, saaitation. heating and rentil- Ernest E. Orrer M.B A A A.A.I.C.. Etc.. Manacer Lethbridge office, Sherlock BlocK Phone 1241. WILLIAM WATTS-Buildtr and Con- tractor, is prepared to gire estimatee free oi cost on all kinds of work in the building trade, including re- etc. Box 519. Alia. HERBERT RAMSDEN-Contractor for foundations, concrete walks base- ments and all kinds of concrete work Terms reasonable. Estimates given" Box 630. Letib bridge, Alta. Si. Duff Addition. Contractor and builder. Estimates freely -given D will pay you to call before buildint W. R. BROWN-House painting, car- pap_er hanging wall Argyle Ave. )rating. Phone 124. Box 300. 273-0 ADD ISDN Under- takers and Embalmers. 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 -yvest of Post Office, Ford St. White and Black Cars. Phone 369. ACCOUNTANT W. D. 'accountant. Audits, liquidations, general account ing, and advice thereon. Acadia Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital 1500.000 I Ageuc-a. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled MEAD B HENRY and All kinds of teaming. P. O. Bax 2, or 48 Argyle ATB. 2M-O ;