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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta PtiNTIMG Eiiur u4 9t SBSCRIPTION In Advance a year Per Inch HELP THC One of the immediate needs of this city u a place near the centre of the citjr where farmers can tether their and place their loads of hay other farm prcxiucc for At preteht there no proper place for farmers to expose their Ther are compelled to leave their i teams standing on the streets and run around looking up people to buy their Lay If a piece of ground was apart as a sort of market place it would serve as a splendid r to bring all the farmers ef thLC here with all kinds of The farmer is a very important factor in this district and he1 is becoming more important as the years move He must be treated right and made to feel we ap preciate his presence and are glad to have his In a few yean this district will be populated by a great agricultural community fcethbridge must impress him as the beat marketplace in the south coun We must keep that idea ever before What the government should do to start off with aregistry office for every two judicial One for Lethbridge and Macleod dis one for Calgary and the South ern half of the Wetaskiwin district and one for Kdmonton and the Northern half of the Wetuskawin dis Later in the history of the pro vince there will be almost certainly need to be aregistry oiiice in each judicial BROADMINDED The Calgary commends the broadminded spirit of elect ors cf Raymond in electing a non Mormon as Mayor of that thriving It is characteristic of the Mormon people to treat all creeds on the same basis in matters of this Ray which has a very small Gen tile not electeda Gentile but a Gen tile Cardston has on several occasions elected Gentiles to its council and if ive remember the town of Magrath has at least one Gentile if not EDITORIAL couldnt have made a better choice for mayor than He is a loyal citizen md is always saying a good word his A FEARLESS Those who follow the actions of the Alberta government be im jessed with the fearlessness of tlie Premier and his In their eagerness to serve people the members of government are of fending some of the powerful cor y That is what they are there for some person niay True enough but very few govern 1 heroic enough to net in a g inannerl offensive to the men at the head of the railroads and telephone They may tell on the stump what tliey intend to but when it comes to action the situation a completely Not with the govern ment of this It started a r telephone system in opposition to an established and powerful corporation andtoday that company is conduct ing a secret campaign against the government in this But Hie government are able to point to 500 miles oftelephonesystem owned by the people and are content to al theircase to remain in the hands for v governmentalso taxed the t branch lines andbrought in of revenue from that railroad and it is Jgoing further and will try to collect taxes oh the main Medicine Kat is dive to needs if its AS is evidenced by the bylaw it passed granting to build a spur track to meet the of its That was an awful wollop Clarke got in Mayor Cam iron gave the city a clean adminis tration and deserved The Grim Reaper is busy at Ot The House of Commoni as only been iti sessuu i little ovfr a week and m that time two JYsj lave A has been a iew judge is silting at the Supreme Court and all that is needed now is neiv court One of the best friends this South ern Country has had is the Kerr Every hour in evendav The purchase of the local telephone system at Macleod as another in the cap of It is a body blow for the corporate Every town on the Govern ment line from Macleod to Blairmore will now have a JGovernment r ex It will be remembered that the private system at the iass was also purchased by Alberta Gov It is clear that President Hoosc velt is determined to quit the presi dency Its a pity for the United States could stand a mitn of Roose velts forccfulness integrity and ag for years to H is seldom our American neighbors have u President who is so invaria bly anxious to give the public a square A Pittsburg man has not missed attending Sunday school for a single Sunday in eighty We wonder if he ever forgot the words of the golden SpittEriogs if u Pn Uy In Edmonton Sat luul ti deal think ab out in day jjone if healthy arriving in Alborta a inun tu unUy stayed Weaknesses werfc brought in by the havo a yrrfiit dual to do for tho race and when learn to the two disease and original then can we A pastor is preaching a sermon on Hell and Who Be Is that man untlLt wilt probably be a coming each in its own proper and eflect When ono is mis taken for the oilier and treated the wrong way the result is only further We spend a great leal of money court hous and hospitals j but refuse to pay investigators and scion tiiic men if given tho opportun could prevent and nip in the bud most of our disenses that tire en original as Ruskin the best work is seldom preacher or a fortune teller The Conservative purity cam fund must be low when Sam for the Con organizer for in troduces bill to do away with the hundred dollar deposit by can Again notice of a compulsory vot ing measure has been given in Par liament at If compulsory soting would do away with we would all support As mutter of a man who refuses to vote unless lie gets a bribe should have his name removed from the voters lists for all AN ANSWER Raymond Magrath has not yet announ ced his decision as to whether or not he contest this riding inthe next Dominion Its about time for him to fire or give up the aiul let somebody shoot that will if that somebody can be To say the it has placed the Conservative party in what the man from Dixie would call A sorrv race that will sc the light that is only a to In the mean time most of the ucst work done m this world is done by volunteers a nd goes unpaid for or the tent had been sot up upon a lonely spot not too near for range had to be con sidered our most valuable asset we looked for tneo posts and shack was built you could this world you gel for Who knows Lumber is rapidly going buck to early prices whiU we obtained some at the Cypress Hills and luniUnl it 170 v TliK The wnrilrolxTof tlw Dearly settler was simple and effective aul i what he didnt j imve he went which lot of for there is giyat comfort nnd virtue in simplicity in living the civilized in dividual or our friends in the were all this time as they continue to themiwlvos into an en rly grave hankering ufior su many things they could easily do The more we tho more we The most money was spent on horse fixtures and horse ac coutiements or and many a man wus Vriding forty dollar sad dle on a twenty dollar real in A mans own ap parel in the abso lute necessities or requisites for keep out cold and ruin or so a buckskin shirt was more econ Trousers covered most often with Mue and if trousers baggcl at tho it was ho cause for irons the more worry for nut 55oine of dudefuff ones spor tified one suit for going to as going to town was an expen sive these were not viorn and if the wages were blown in on tiie might have to pay hotel bills before getting the chum to all intents and purposes u Howler liats were not a lowod on the was muled provided a I After the years wages were Lcrtam amount 01 tuna was spent j AH ti lid i they are doing something to keep a hard Mr Southern Alberta before ftr Magmth 1S not strengthening his THE WEST JS Alberta before theeyes of the Thats the kind of peo ple we ought to We be lieve the Board of Trade of this city could do nothing better than place on record a resolution of appreciation of this companys are Our friends across the very strongly the liquor Local option is in forcein counties of Missouri and other western and middle states and now the despatches tell us that cities of the size andimportance of Lowell and Lynn in MasssachusetU have voted against Raymond is going to keep with Cardston the Our southern neighbor has voted to put in electric lights and we k see the reflection in the A eal good newspaper is the Edisky Keep ahea1 Saturday and one of roost valued contributors is Peg This lady has many her writings are racy and fui of Thanks tosome wise persons Peggy hascompiled a little volume of some of her contribu tions to her Each article is a especially to those fool ish people who are not satisfied with their lot inthe Peggy sees aide of life out here and lulls about it in a style that cheers even the most As a matter of theJure of the west is Yery few of us vffuld want to go back east to Alberta with its its grand climate ami its wonderful possibilities u plenty good enough for those vrho wantto be in this Just ponder over the weather varc hav ing now and then think of the winter days in the Peggy has im bibed the spirit of the west and if her little volume wan sent across the fcoas and into thf States as a piece j of immigration literature itwouldbi Dont spoil the Christmas of the clciks by doing all your shopping at the hist minute Christmas If our labor friendspersist in their present intentions we will have a three cornered fight for the Commons in this The proposal that the scholars in the Sunday schools of the city should unite and make the presentation of useful gifts to Gait Hospital is a capital There 5s no more de Probably nothing would impress jiving institution in the The Saskatchewan is following in the footsteps of Alberta and eaiablish inig a Government telephone Once it comes into existence a long distance system for the entire west will lie as Alberta will be able to make connection with the Government systems of Manitoba and It is worth remember ing that Alberta was the pioneer in this great movement to place one of the most valuable of public util ities in the hands of the This is the ideal kind of weather for candidature by Indecision ia a political contest is ANSWER BY THE Calgary The Mormons of Ravmond have given a complete and decisive answer to the people who have been accus ing them of narrowness and com plaining that the Mormons were a political rather than a religious force and that they had no dealings with the In recent municipal elections the electors of fthn are al most entirely elected Rivers for by an enormous in fact giving GO of 84 votes Rivers is not a The Albertan is not aware whether or noL his opponent was a but the purpose of this argument it makes no The Mormons have shown again that they have dealings with the Gentiles and are not more of a political force than other churches and not as much as some other RAYMONDS A LANDS TITLES owes the Alberta government with the nlso have a good effect on solute need of a lands titles office as it will help them to Southern Alberta than passage i others at tho festive of a strong resolution covering thf1 entire situation Associated Soards of Trade at convention here TXJp tothepresent the demand has been from bub we are certain that the other tovms in the south feel as we do that there is a great need of a tg oftlce for this large and grow ing The government argues in favor of centralization1 of the work at Cal garyand Edmonton on account of Economy is all very well but the people want good and prompt service more than anything else and are willing to pay for it i Jio matter how efficient the Calgary office ia or may the delay in having titlfs will always serious owing to the distanca of points from that Raymond Heres to the good and happiness of the new mayorHe may have Rivers of sorrow but his back is broad and He shoald be able to feel the public pulse keep the body political in good1 con The coming year will bea busy one for the civic officersof Ray and Raymond will demand much ot their time and There are some important matters to be worked out and the men elected will require to be in the harness early and The Agricultural Society much to its retiring Tlij Fair this year wns the greatest that ever was and in no After this company over FUNERAL OF remains of Matthew the pioneer died suddenly in LethbruJgnj arrived here coming here in nnd had since eon more or less identifiisl with the indus Prior to here he hxd Veon a contractor on the construc tion of the Superior division of the Shortly after coming here he associated with and Itichard Hnll in the Hall Hrown lumber small measures was this due to the indefatigable efforts of Whit With his strong common unbounded optimism and and untiring coupled with un failing Whitney stands out as an ideal president for nn Ag ricultural Judge during the sittings of the Supreme Court this week has im pressed the pxiblic with his fairness and After going through the sugar tpry at a girl is reported to have said Raymond is too sweet for fttent our Lethbridge girls by the Rat Portnge Lumlwr Compa Urovn had crtgngcd with the company and also with the tie ONLY ONE By Western Associated Press Scilly American seven masted was wrecked in fterad Sicilly Is during a severe gale during the So far as know only one man of the crew The schooner turned turtle and is now floating bottom Three dead bodies have been found o the which was composed of 18 bin then it was rather dangerous work tryinp to jump claims and thore a certain am of risk trying jump waited for the surveyor 10 come tell us where we were that is as to figures for few m thQ early days much that they were living in but what part of it was left for the surveyor to provided the settler had not posted his house m one township and his blovn hi in a day or two of then H meant u hike back to the range to make more money in the neat and thu and the cold and tempest with wind and snow thrown in and plenty of lonli ness for The saving grace o th pioneer was his tcnse of humor and a joke would always Most pioneers had some character und or All went well laterl haVc Falletl llke olhers li1 LimKrf ucw eas and not of the stereotyped I or maniifactiiixd order or would in provided that a did not run clean the middle of the house so that you ined inono county slept in an But as the first settler on the groundhad the first choice of buildings could be screwed ar ound so as them all into one quarter section hut it caused delay and We hud to do a good deal of hard pushing for the settlement of the country was stead ily discouraged for the grass vns needed for the TIIE out roads to timber took sornc time ajui little has the first man in credit of this nature ami many have bene rangR folk ami vice A had Iktte sense of it would be u libel to say too have been ahead of the fellow or haxe been so far When tho chides turives from the easi by rail they looked down on thvi uncouth THE MACLEOD Nanton In Macleod of which the Nanton district forms a both candidates are oldtune and both enjoy the confidence and esteem of their Her ron is the present member and has that much the lead over Mc But is th fnod by the first the 7 peer of Herron in ability and results of which to j and there is no reason why he should not receive the ort of every who believes in he principles of the Liberal party ancf endorses the administration of Sir Wilfrid The News believes that is n doubtful and that the contest will one of not of The real contest is a year which will surHy piye voters time to inform themselves so tlipy can cast an in telligent often absoriKrd liy a company that comes alons later which has a pull down The early shacks were built Avith tlwntcliked with split timber and cracks plastered with al kali mud throwing in is far super tor to trying to plaster it wkh a Jron and nails and many an shack was built entirely without just pegs and an with ah axe to dotrim and put on the frills Lum was not to bo had in the ex treme and furniture did not ex The beds wore built of poles riay spread thereon and changing thu nuittrcssos was easy it simply neant turning the old hay out of doors and then bringinga rope full in for a new A few boxes from the a nail kog or Lwor un empty pickhj furnish of some split logs made a A rough stable and a horse corrall finished theearly Still further back a dugout served the a house and folks lived ilown witt the gophers and coyote all in the same earth togeth The greatest inconvenience was the crawling over every was about the only thing that erst money all and some say It has boon saitl the expensive WILL Remember thai your Expcnior should havp exixrienoe in the discharge of tlio tlutics of this important tftici nnd a thorough knowledge of the of A Trust JUIB tliose reiuinjmeutsandis esjxicially to act as Executor under Make a will audappoint this Company your THE TRUSTS ANJ IUARANTEE Head Toronto t i Capital and Public Administrator for Lethbridge Judicial Advisory Board for Albert A Turner Bone E William 711 First Street Corner IF You have ever thought of a Piano in your there is the opportunity today to have one at an unequalled You know our for mighty reasonable we are breaking records on a shipment of Heintzman Pianos arrived yester v Come to our store today and in vestigate these beautiful Is there any that would be as greatly appreciated as a piano for Organs in stock also I The Torpii Furniture J We guarantee a square deal to all who trade WILSON DUBIOUS About Claim to Identification Dead of Coronti JTiginbotham received a Vat Suturxljiy from a man in Gal gary saying that he thought he knew who the man found on 3Tilk River KIclgv some time ago He says the man for him up north in the Lesser Slave Lakc coun He was a ofT ihcn and had a violent He wasfined by Flctcher for shooting a horse out of shwr Among hnrothvr ocUlJties was a dis position to write a sample of the writer proving i cleaxly that tho man was Merchants Bank of Canada i HEAD MONTREAL ESTABLISHED 1864 Paidnp Reserve Total Savings Bank Department Teppsits of and upwards Interest paid quarterly J DRAFTS and Letters of Credit boncht and ml Special attention given to accounts of Farmers and Ranchers LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Temporary Oliver Second Roar i K Manager fa AVilsbn does nijt think there is much in the letter ns an itfentifica PRESENTATION TO MISS LUTZl On Saturday thti clerical stafT of Northwest Jobtiing and Company Lot tie hsis stenographer in the nearly a with two very handsome volumes of poems Lowells and That Miss was popular with the com pany as weli as with the staff was evidenced by a very pretty standing clock which was given her by Colpmaii on the Companys Miss who is a sister of Ipft on Saturday night or her home in NURSES OUT OF No Sickness In Winnipeg this Win Western Associated to Ihe almost total absence of the usual wiuter typhoid epidemic in Winni peg and the considerable dis tress exists among trained many of whom have been in so great request during the past two or three years and wages have been so that large numbers have attracted Kootenay Fruit Lands A safe andprofitable nOOO acres of the choicest Fruit Land in In they are unsurpassed by anything in the Price for firstclass per acre Terms to Suit the Our sketch shows an average fouryearold apple tree on Lower Arrow Lake fruit Crows Rest Pass Investment ;