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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWO UTHSRIDOt, ALftfRTA, THURIDAY, DECEMBER 17, II Daily Herald correct; oue thine thwy are not With No. which for pur- is a part of the city, bridge's population is well over A GROWING CITY. j Practically every visitor to the city j makes the statement that Lethbridge I'M delivered -S5 is the most prosperous place in West- !era Canada. i The building: activity, the money expended on civic improvements, the optimistic views of our merchants, Printed by Daily Herald Printing Co., every lawful evening at ill" office, Bouod St., Lethbridge, tltwrta, Canada. BUCHANAN, Managing Di- Editor. Subscription Daily, one year, delivered Daily, iix -month, delivered. Daily, ttree delivered. Daily, one mo J Daily, one year, by mail Daily, til months, by mail Daily, thrwj months, by mail Herald, one year _ .__._____. chanced aa" of tec as k both new and old address j outsiders, realize that imst be f iven. j that is bound to be bigger and better. ic cirv w'th-as bHsrht a in ..._ i a future before it as any city west of A PACKING PLANT. Winnipeg. j and the crowds upon our streets hnriiceLte that Lsthbridge is on all the! 1.75 The increasing movements of real} is not surprising. People with BUT IT BECOMES A SERIOUS MATTER IF NEGLECTED. Pneumonia, Bronchitis, Asthma, or Consumption is the result. Get rid ot it at once W taking Dr. Woods .Norway, Pine Syrup. Obstinate coughs yield to its grateful soothing action, and in the racking, persis- tent cough, often present iu Consumptive cases, ifgives prompt and sure reliel. in A.thma and lir-nchitta .it is a sucvessful remedy, rendering breathing enabling the suficrer to enjoy refreshing'stop and often atiecnng a par- OUR POINT OF VIEW. H. A.-Walter's letter in yesterday's Herald drew attention to a question of vital interest "and importance to j A week from tonight is stocking this district. I hanging night. Here we are in the centre of the j greatest-'cattle and sheep raising conn; Calgary and Edmonton try-m the west and not a single pack-i watch out for Lethbridge. inj-plant to handle the product. j Such'-a, plant would'pay. The1 mar-i ket at-our doors is sufficiently large' to -warrant a big demand.- The packing-plant-proposition ought j to'be'gone into seriously by the 1 always subject to a cough get nothing to relieve wo I saw au crti ement ot s >.or- pi_. c Uum-ht. 1 wvuKl try want to Keep boosting LetJbbridge. Watch Lethbridge grow. Thc-re is no better location for J S found I was -getting rener, ar.d when finished it I was cured I procured a Lot- tic for inv Uaby, who had s. cough, aud a few doses cured him. I wcnld.kdvwe any- one having a .cough, to give Or Woods Xorwav Kue Syrup a trial and I am sore they mU never be without U. nr Wood's Korway Pine Syrap 25 cts. per bottle at ail dealers. Put up in ye-Uw wrapper, and -tbrse pine trves the trade mark Refuse substitutes, 'ihere u ojily one Norway Pine Syrup and that one u Dr. Carof Windsor Salt On Track Today Thelentiey Co. Ltd.! Detail Md Retail Plm 15 Board 'of Trade and an. effort made to get- capitalists interested in the pro- bridge. packing plant than riglit here in Leth- SEWAGE DISPOSAL. proper method of disposing of has not yet been agreed upon by the scientific men: Marked differ- j opinion exist among- enoin-'j f j I Now that its population is over Soo.ooo Toronto should form a half million club and endeavor to beat out Montreal. Bank oi ilontreal, appointed in was Mr. Davidson., an uncle of tas present Archbishop of Canterbury. "Tor several said 'the speaker, "we received dividends and bonus at the rate of 16 per cent.; from 1S71 to 1874" ve got 12 per cent, annually; since then the rate has been, uniformly 10 per cent." ent 'men; Recently in T. Side Uichts view-of rthe fifth report of the commission on sewage disposal rec-! Banking in the Early Days. The oldest shareholder in ih'e Bank ently published in England; before tlie Engineers' Club. What he had to say j Montreal is Mr. -James Croil, who, will be of interest in this city, where at the recent annual meeting, -indulg- sewage disposal is a matter of public interest. Mr. Murray said that the theory and practice of sewage disposal had not by any means reached a ed in some reminiscences of value to those interested in the rapid growth of the Dominion. He emigrated to Montreal via New York in 1341, the voyage occupying forty days, and the al stage, and that during the time land Journey four days, the last stage the commission was at work, the j of which was 17 miles by the only subject had undergone evolutionary i railway then in operation in Canada, changes. Careful consideration- of j tnat St. John's, Quebec, the report, he thought, would justi- the village of Lagraiae, on the opinion that no stereotyped i south shore of the St.- Lawrence, op- scheme would suit all conditions Montreal. It was opened in and localities. In his exhaustive I 1S36.- In 1905' Government reported review of the report Mr. completed, with some said great attention had been paid to the septic tank process. Many miles imdQT construction, ac- more than all the British mile- and varied opinions had been venti- j tllat >'ear sil- lated on the process, mostly of a ties Lorcl MB ton and Cheadle '.exaggerated and unscientific took tv'elve months to cross the con' character, arising from the fact that I tinent from Toronto the Pacific, the process Has been run and boom- j and had to eat ono of their horses> ed by a company, whose chief object! as lean as themselves, before they was to sell its wares at a profit. I completed the journey. Today you The commissioners found that all 1 raav traverse the miles from the organic solids present in sewage j Montreal to Vancouver in less than were not digested by septic tanks, j and tnat the liquor issuing from i Canada was then (says the London them was bacteriologically almost 1 Ganada- in these rem- as impure as the sewage entering I in many respects a terra the tanks. They also stated that i incognita, consisting of half a dozen the more important claims made in I of Provinces, knowing about as much favor of septic tanks had not stood of each other a3 they did of the South the test of experience, although they with differing laws, ter- thought that in certain circumstance iff-s' and currency. The postage on es the adoption of this method letter _ Ontario to Halifax was treatment as a preliminary process, i was efficient and economical. i 2s. 3d. Now a letter of an ounce weitrht can be sent to the ends of the In regard to purification of sew- 1 earth for two cents" AmonS thi age by treatment on land, the net monetary institutions of the country confirmed the conclusions i at that lime in ?ood standing was results________ that suitable soil was capable of i the Bauk of Eustico' Prince giving good results, while clay and i ward Island' Its capital was peaty land was useless for the pur- j Halifax currency. It had no reserve pose. Assuming that really suit-1 able land could be purchased at j There was no moiae-T in circulation hundred dollars an acre, land treat- those days- Evei7thinS was done i ment was probably cheaper than ar- j b >'barter- Thft surplus products ofj tiSciai. All sewage works were farm were 6xchanged by the j liable to give off unpleasant smells storekeeper for his dry goods and! at times, but- the extent of the risk i Sr0ceries- ofnuigance depended not only on! I beSan Arming in Ou-j the character of the sewage, but Itario--" said Mr' Croi1-' "we had nei" also- on the method of treatment !ther mowinS nor reaping nor thresh- Septic tank treatment was more of-! machines, end the women had no fensive than simple sedimentation, i T threshed my During sludging operations, sulphur i Same etted byurogren was given off. Per-j uid u.uuu colated filters were usually attended! years before' and learned tie mean- with smell, and this was" eapecially ing oi tbe "Thou true where the foul liquor from sep- j shait nOT' murale the OX tic tanks was treated. The report! treadeth out the of the commission concluded as fol- lows: I "We are satisfied that it is prac- 1 ticable to purify the sewage ofj towns to any degree required, eith- i er by land treatment or by artificial filters, and that there is no essen- i tial difference between the two pro- i cesses, for in each case the purifica- j tion, so far as it is not mechanical, i is chiefly effected by micro-organ- i isms. The two main questions, j therefore, to be considered in the j case of a 'town proposing to adopt j a system of sewage purification are, first, what degree of purification is required in the circumstance of that j town and of the river or stream into which its liquid refuse is to be dis- charged; and second, how the degree of purification required ca.n, in the particular case, be most economical ly obtained. The first general of the OUR POPULATION. Lethbridge is bounding to the front at a Loforboat clip. Its growth during tho past couple of years has been marvellous as tho census figures show. A city, whose population doubles in two years, is a place of no mean fu- ture, We have just .commenced to grow, too. In the next or two it- would not be surprising to find that our population had doubled again. The Herald accepts tho figures as Thanks Awfully for keeping us so busy we have no time to note the calendar. Indications are that Christ- mas is near, however. Your appreciation of our efforts to bring metropolitan prices within your reach, is grati- fying, indeed. We need not harp on spe- cial lines carrying SLASHING REDUCTIONS in price; you have caughtoo as usual. Excuse the orig- inal remark, Keep u comin'." With a strong, strong puil our picture framer keeps abreast of his numerous or- ders, and when we compare his tasteful work with the packing box freaks of others we break forth into ragtime paeons of triumph, whatever that means. R, SICE RUSTLESS .WHEAT. A Scientific Marvel Si Being Accom- plished at Cambridge. (Harper's Magazine.) The most important :and -the most fascinating of -all Prof.' Biffeh's ex- periments in the laboratories of Cam- bridge England, concern production of varieties of wheat im- mune to prevalent pests; In all countries the most serious enemy of the wheat farmer is rust. In the bad rust year of 1891 the loss due to This cause in Prussia alone was calculat- ed at over while a well known authority estimates -that- the average loss from rust'to the-'wheat crops Of the world would not be cov- ered by ]STo prophylactic against-the-disease has been and it is recog-, nized that the only way- to avoid; it is to make use of-Tarieties which; ars- naturally immune. Unfortunately the few such varieties 'that exist are in other respects poor and unprofitable to--grow. Prof. Bien began his experiments by crossing a variety peculiarly sub- ject to the attacks of yellow rust with an immune variety. The hybrids" produced were all- severely attacked by rust. In the such seed as could be collected from these plants was sown. The greater num- ber of the resulting plants were much rusted, .but some were entirely free from the disease, though growing, up in the closest contact with their.rusty brethren. It -was found on counting that the immune plants formed al- most exactly a quarter of the total number. In other words, the experiment proved susceptibility and immunity to be a pair of Mendelian characters, and consequently within the control of the breeder to combine with other characters according as he pleased. The fact that resistance to yellow rust is a unit character exhibiting Mendelian inheritance, makes it a simple matter to transfer it to wheats which are in every way desirable ex- cept for their susceptibility to rust. From the knowledge gained through his experiments Prof. Bifien has been able to build up wheats combining the large yield and excellent straw of the best English varieties with the strength of the foreign grain, and at the same time quite immune to yel- low rust. During the present year several acres of such wheat coming true to type were grown on the Cam- bridge University experimental farm, and when the quantity is sufficient to be put upon the market there is no reason to doubt its exerting a considerable inflence on the agricul- tural outlook. Wkat better XMAS Gift than a pair of German's fine SHOES .German The Shocman Between Sage's and Koy's 1 he South Alberta lumber Co. Ltd. We are lit Sdliif Oit but will fiMJ iir Prices as Low, and tur Grade ot Lum- ber equal to or better than any other yard in Lethbrklge The South Alberta Lumber Co. Ltd. Corner A V .is i 111 i i! s ter Ford Just South of the fllison Mill Phone 225 r.O.'Box 654 Lethbridge New Dayton w< w 2 new 6 room cottages 011 50 ft. lots, paying 18 per cent, takes the two. cash. 2 iiev1; brick cottages. (5 rooms, modern in every way, S2900 each, cash, balance easy. V Alberta Realty Co. Coildiie Hock Letiibridge J i REWARD Given to the person or persons who can prove that the Hub Gafe has at any period of his life in Leth- bridge employed any but white or union chefs. YOU WANT Good Meals AND Clean Rooms In Grassy Lake go to MAH TOY YAH RESTAURANT Grassy Laks Alta. MAKES WARM HOUSE WITH NO PLASTER Per Cent less Kequires no expensive labor Write For Free Sample and instructions for applying, sending name of dealer to SOLE: AOEINTS WI2S3STPEG, MAN. For sale locally by all lumber dealers 50 HEAD OF Heavy Mares and Geldings To be Seen at City Market RODGERS YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. CANADIAN Western Excursions Single Fare Plus for the Round Trip From ail stations in Ontario, Port Arthur and west, Manitoba, Sas- katchewan and Alberta to MISS EM I LIE CARROLL WASTE Graduate of KNOX CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC Galesburg, Illinois- Terms on application. Studio at residence of Mr.. E. H; Eoberton, 507 Crabb St. Phone 185 JOHN BARTHOLOMEW Lethbridge TUNING, ETC. Organs and Pianofortes repaired, polished, etc. Good work guaranteed. WRITE HERALD OFFICE. PUR STY I N; CANDY is the first consideration. All the Confectionery we sell is guaranteed in that respect. The next important thing is delicious flavor, for which all our Candies are noted. Our spe- cial offerings in the line of holiday Candies, put- up in fancy boxes for gift purposes, Candy Canes, Christ- mas Tree Decorations, etc., is espe- cially directed notice. 's HIGH-CLASS CONFECTIONERY Miss Margaret Macpherson Fraser, A. T. C. M. First Class, Honor Graduate of Dr. Edward Fisher, Musical Director of the Toronto Conservatory of Music. TEACHER OF PIANO AND THEORY SPECIALTY in all grades prepared for the Toronto Con- servatory examinations, will receive a thorough and artistic musical edu- cation, preparing them. lully for the Leaching profession, for the concert, church and platform work, as well as for the drawing room and the so- cial circle. Personal consultation in Studio, at the residence of Mrs. Wm. Hutton, 814 Courtland St., Lethbridge, Alta. Also to VALLEY and KOOTENAY POINTS Tickets on sale December 1. 2, 3. 17, IB, 19, 1903. January 4, 5, 6, 21, 22, 23 and 24, 1909, good to return within three months. CANADIAN ANNUAL ARROW LAKE ORCHARDS. Mr. M. Freeman, genera agent for the Arrow Lake Orchards, returned from the west on Sunday morning and states that the company's proper ty at Burton City is nearly all sold and that they have found it necessary to subdivide their McDonald Creek property which., is twelve miles above Burton City aud six miles -below Na- kusp in order to take care or the bus- iness that is offering. The rush, to the Arrow Lake District next spring for fruit lands will be similar to the j for fnrm lands-io, Southern Al- berta this fall, says Mr. Freeman, and he advises caution in the selec- tion of lands as there are many peo- ple selling fruit lands who have no in- terests beyond their commission and do not care what they sell. Tho company have a gang of men at Burton City clearing land sold on their improvement plan and in A few years Burton Valley will be one ot the largest fruit producing of B. C. The Company will not run more April 1st, but will to anyone wishing to land now. subject to Inspection within months. Successor to Gr. W. H. Heed Phone 211 ROBSON THE CREAM OF THE KOOTENAY ISTo better investment can be made than in a 10 Acre 4 Fruit Farm in the best locality in British Columbia. This, property is unexcelled any- where and is fast being' taken up. If interested write McDERMID McflXRDY JOHANNES H. MAC.MILLAN SOLO VIOLINIST Pupil of Jhenni Veobanggen of j Rome, Italy; Carl Simins, of Berlin, Germany. I HIGH CLASS SCOTCH MUSIC i A SPEIALTY Open for recitals, banquets, concerts, etc. For terms apply c-o Royal Col- lieries, Lethbridge. W. M. DODD, ARCHITECT Calgary, Lethbridge Specialist in Fireproofing, Sanita- tion Heating and Ventilation. Ernest E. Carver M.B.A.A., M.R.A., J Etc Manager Lethbridge Office Bryan Block Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handli to St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minn.; Milwaukee, Wis.; Chicago, 111.; Coun- cil Bluffs, Des Moines, Marshall- town, Cedar Kapids, Waterloo, Sioux City, Fort Dodge, Dubuque and Wa- terloo, la.-; Omaha, Neb.; Kansas City, St. Joseph and St. Louis. Mo. Tickets on sale daily DEC. i to 31, INCLUSIVE good to return within three months. Apply to nearest- C. P. Sy. Agent for information. ANNUAL EASTERN CANADA Low Round Trip Rates to ONTARIO, QUEBEC AND MARITIME PROVINCES Tickets on sale Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, in elusive, good to return within three months. Tickets issued in connection Atlantic Steamship .Business will be on sale from Nov. 21, and limited to five months from date of issue. Equipment. Standard First- class Sleeping and Tourist Cars on all Through Trains 2. Through Express Trains Daily THE -TORONTO EXPRESS" Leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.10, mak- ing connect'ons at Toronto for all points east and west thereof. Apply to nearest C.P.R. Agent for full information. HEAD B. C. L. M. JOHNST-ONE Barrister and Siiicitor Office adjoining tjivion Oitnk, DR. W. S. QALBRAITH Physician, Accouchtr Office 914 Redpath St. Phone M HOURS: Before 9 a.m., 2-3; 7-3 p.m. DRY J.'-E. LOVERING Physician, Surgeon, AccoucKtr Graduate of McGill University. Mont- real. Office in Odd Fellow's Block, cor- ner Round and Dufferin Sts. Office Hours: Week days, till 9 a.m. 11 to 1 p.m.; 3 to 5; 7 to 8. 11 1.30 te 2.30; 5 to 6. Phone Day and 343 DR. O. J. COURTICE Dentist Graduate of Northwestern Oniver- sity, Chicago, 111. Office to 12; 1 to 5. Rooms I and 2, Macdonald B'iock DOCTORS MSWBURN fit DEANE Redpath Street HOURS: Before 9 a.m. 2-3; 7-8 p.m. DR. J. B. ELLIS DENTIST Graduate of Western Reserve Univrr sity, .Cleveland Ohio. BLOCK Phone 307 Hours: 9-12; 1-5 MADAM KOREAN {Orchestra; PianrUG Teacher of pianoforte, argan anc voice Visits or receives pupils, prepara- tory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard House, Crabb Street. MR. ERNEST F. LAYTON, Vioiinist; Pupil of Geo. Wilbey, aud of Frank E. Blacbford, Toronto, is open for a limited number ol Pupils. Also for Concerts, At Homer etc. Terms on application: Phone 212. MR. ALBERT ELY Pupil of Dr. M. A., Song Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Chas. Hancock, Esq., F.R. C.O., L.R.A.M., Organ and Theory. Voice Culture, Pipe Organ, Piano, Harmony and Theory, Song Singing Open for Concerts, Banqueis, Re- Etc. Torms on Application. Box 690 Lethbridge, Alta. HAMILTON YOUNG ENGINEERS AND SURVEYORS Room Block. C.F.P.Conybeare, 8. Morton Jones, K-Q.; D.G.L.. S.C.L. CONYBEARE "St. JONES BARRISTERS, SOLITITORS, ETC- Offices: Conybeare Lethbridge, W. C. SIMMONS Advocate. Barrister, Etc. Office: Southard Block. ADD I SON '-fit SON Funeral Directors and Emfaalmen 321 Crabb St. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office and Residence Phone 102 F. 3. ROLFSON ARCHITECT 9 Whitney Block. JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Macdonald Block, Redpath Street Lethbridge, Alta. Lethbridge Lodge {39} A. F. Sc A, M., G. R. A, Regular meeting night, the thirrt Thursday of each month iu the Masonic Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren wrfl always receive a hearty welcome. A.C.MESSER, G.V.8TORKEY, W. M. Secretary. P. 0. Box 537 Meets 1st and 3rd M o B d aya in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIES, W.P T J. WHITE, W. S LETHBRIDGE LOUut NO. 35 C. B. P. 0, E. -Meets on the second Tuesday ol each month at 3.15 p.m. E. A. 8HARMAN, M. PRIEST. E. R. Secretary. Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293. Sons of England Benefit Society Meet in the Knipl-.ti of Hall evr-ry first and third Tlwniday in the month at S p.m. Visifing fcnthren we) come. Walter Appluby, T. ftobwiu, W. President 3-.-I 57. ;