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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 19, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 HUKAlD PRINTING CO., LTD. 1 1 - \ it -- i - - �x + J .�- I 0. D. AUSTIN, Editor Mi Manager W. JORDAN, Sapt.  this district will be populated by s great agricultural community and fjethbridge must impress him as the best market-place in the south country. We must keep that idea ever before us. BROAD-MINDED PEOPLE. The Calgary Albertan commends the broad-minded spirit of the* electors of Raymond in electing a non-Mormon as Mayor of that thriving town. It is characteristic of the Mormon people to treat all creeds on the same basis in matters of this nature. Raymond, which has a very small Gentile population, not only elected a Gentile Mayor. Dr, Rivers, but a Gentile councillor, R. H. McDuffve. Cards ton has on several occusious elected Gentiles to its council and if we remember rightly, the town of Magrath has at least one Gentile councillor, if not more. It is clear that President Roosevelt is determined to quit the presidency job. Us a pity for the United States could stand a man of Roose-volt's forcefulness, integrity and aggressiveness for years to come. It is seldom our American neighbors have a President who is so invaria- *� bly anxious to give the public a square deal. Old-Time Frying Pin ( then can wo tackle each In its own projwr way. and effect cures. When one is mistaken for the other and treated the wrong way the result is only further trouble. Wo spend a great deal of money planning prisons, court houses, reformatories, and hospitals but refuse to pay investigators and Helen title men who, if given the opportunity, could prevent and nip in the bud most of our diseases thai are called "original sins." Jlui, as Ituskln things you could gi*t in this world yon got for nothing. Who knows 7 Lumber Is rapidly early prices when we at the Cypress Hills 170 miles. going back to obtained some and hauled It I i i THK �KTTI-KH'S WARimoHK The wnrdrol*� of tho early settler was Hbnple and effectt\a and what he didn't have he went without, which saves a lot of trouble, for there Is givnt comfort and virtue in simplicity in living; the civilized Individual or our friends In the Kast wore all this time-as they continue to do-fretting themselves Into an t*arly grave hankering after so many things that they could Just as easily do without. The more we have the more we want. The most money was spent on horse fixtures and horse accoutrements or guns, and many a man was "riding a forty dollar saddle on a twenty dollar horse,'* real truth In poetry. A man's own up* paivt consisted in the. slinpte, absolute necessities or requisites for keeping out cold and wind, rain or sun, so a buekskln shirt was more won- WHE/i MAKlMc VOL* WiLL Remomber thnl your Kxeoiitor should hnvn experience in the dischar^o of the duties of this important (.flic \ mul a thorough knowledge of the administration of estate* A Trust Company lias these requirements and is especially or/anizednnd equipped to net as Kxeevttor under wills, Make n will and appoint this Com|Niny your executor.' THE TRUSTS AND GUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head OlHce, Toronto) Capital and Reserve, 12,200,0(10. Public Administrator for Lethhridge Judicial District. D. W. Marsh, Esq. 'Advisory Board for Alberta : P. Turner William Pearce. Eeo. one, Esq., ill First Street West (Alexander Corner) Canary. A. (4. ROSS, Malinger. EDITORIAL COMMENT Raymond couldn't have made ft better choice for mayor than Dr. Itivers. He is n f?nodt loyal citizen tnd is always saying a good word !or his town. Medicine Hat is alive to the needs if its manufacturer* as is evidenced by the by-law it passed granting uoney to build a spur track to meet the requirement* of its industries. That was an awful wollop Aid. Clarke got in Calgary. Mayor Cameron gave the. city a clean administration and deserved re-election. The Conservative "purity" cam- says, the best work is seldom W*ht; om|c||l ,, th(. lontf run th||n ft ool, for and it will probably be a coming\ world is done by volunteers and paipn fund must be low when Shiii,^ unpuU| for or uiulcrpttid. Harkcr. M.IV. for Hamilton, the Con, Wh l||tf Xml h||l| Utm ^ servutive organiser for Ontario, in troduces a bill to do away with the humltvd dollar deposit by candidates* Again notice of a compulsory vol. ing measure has been given in I'ar* liarnent at Ottawa. If compulsory voting would do away with bribery, we would all support it. As a mutter of foct, u inun who refuses to vote unlets he gets n bribe should have his name removed from the voters' lists for all time. up upon a lonely spot not too near neighbors, for range had to he con-Hlricivnl *ud wuh nor most valuable ] ofu>|1 ft|K| , asMot. looked b�r Uvm, fv�nce P�Hl* [ mown in on ho cause for worry for Mat-irons weiv. scarce. Some of the molt* dudefted omit spur-tilled one milt for going to town, but. as going to town was an expensive amusvmcnt. these were not vrirn ' wng*ibh were tln� trip, might hav� The Grim Reaper is busy at awn. The House of Common Ob I us only been in scssi.m a little our week and in that time two M. V mve died. AN ANSWER AWAITED. u 4 (Uaymond Rustler.) A new court has been formed. u icw judge is sitting at the Supreme Court and nil that is needed now is \ new court house. One of the In'st friends tliM Southern Country has had is the O. \V. Kerr Co. Kvery hour in every day Mr. Magruth has not yet announced his decision as to whether or not he *A*ill contest this riding in tho next Dominion elections. It'* about time tar him to fire or give up the p (run and let somebody shoot that will ( ahootp if that "somebody" enn be found. To my the least, it hus placed i the Conservative party in what the 'nan from Dixie would call 'A sorry , diapc a powerful hard place/' Mr lhC>:,"ri> .d.?,n* rrth,'.'f U*.k,,t'': i Mnpruth is ,,t 8tr,nKth,ninK hi. candidature by wavering. Indecision A FEARLESS GOVERNMENT. Those who follow the actions of the AlbcrU government must be impressed with the iearlcssness of the Premier and his colleagues. In their eagerness to serve the people the members of this government arc offending some of the powerful corporations. "That is what they arc there for" some person may say. True enough, but very few governments arc heroic enough to act in a manner offensive to the men at the .'j head ot the railroads and telephone corporations. - They may toll on the stump what they intend to do, but when it comes to action the situation is completely changed. Not so, however, with the government of this province. It started a telephone system in opj>ohition to an established and powerful corporation and today that company is conduct-1 iug a secret campaign against the government in this province. But the government are able to point to 500 miles of telephone system owned IIIinois� Indiana. Missouri and other s political rather than a religious force by tho people and are content to a I- T**x*fn anorUnce of Worcester, j In the recent municipal elections Lowell ami Lynn in Massachusetts j the electors of Raymond, who are ab have voted against licensee end rails. When the shock was built (lo ^ holu| llUU MiW ^,tl|n^ 0ut. the claim to all intents and purposes \ UowU>r jml, Wpro not ai|oW%(|| on ,he was nailed down. i. e.. provided a | Aftpr thc year.H wnR08 won? j certain amount of time was npent. b,ov ft |n (n a t|fty or lWo o( fun I thtTe, but even then It was rather t Uwn h |||panl f| htk^ btm for |caven. Uhat is as to figures for few iu th� early days knew they were lining in .^erta but what or tlw surveyor The saving grace o {the1 pioneer was his kcusc ot humor Inuch except that ftnd ft jokt, wouU| ft|WllVM ROt j|osl You have ever thought of a Piano in your home, there is the opportunity today to have one at an unequalled price. You know our reputation for mighty reasonable prices. Well, we are breaking records on a shipment of Heintzman Pianos, arrived yesterday. Come to our store today and investigate these beautiful instruments. Is there any gift that would be as greatly appreciated as a piano for Christmas. j I'loiwcrs had some clmruvtvr umt or-' iKinnlly or tlu'y v-nuM hnw waltoil port ot It wns left to determine. All went well later. llkt> t,, lhh.K!� vvois-.nn.lo o�h provided the settler had not posted ,,r> ftn)| wpi, m)t (>f Uw Ml(1|vot his house in one township and his Organs in stock also Furniture Co or manufactured order or would not (barn in another, or, provided that a.,lil%.. >_,t ,,^1W| ,f M\im oV have been so far out. When the dudes tirrivpM from the vntA by rail We gtmrunteo a square deal lo all who tratlo here. Southern Alberta before the eyes of the public. That's the kind of people we ought to encourage. We believe the Board of Trade ot this city could do nothing belter than place un record a resolution of appreciation d this company's work. in a political contest is wenknesn. ANSWER BY THE MORMONS. jhu\t> been u I vend of the ] section Una did not run clean through the middle of the house mo that you ditHHl in one county ond slept in an., fhuv |ookH| f||WI| im lh other. Hut as the Ur*t wttlcr on,ro|W, fo|k (|m| vjri. V(i|>(1 the ground had the f�i*sl cholci* of land, buildings could )*o Kerewinl ar- ^ oiind so as to get them all Into one i quarter section but It cu\ised delay | and inconvenieni*'. \W had lo eer of Mr. Herron in ability and results of which are. however, lo | ?haractcr, and there is no reason '1*11K K.VItl.V SHACK ProHreeting out roa much as Once it comes into existence a long \ some other churches, distance system for the entire west will be assured, as Alberta will be able to make connection with the Government systems of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. It is worth remember- j ing that Alberta was the pioneer in this great movement to place one of the most valuable of public utilities in the hands of the people. polled. Dr. Rivers is not a Mormon. The Albvrtun is not aware whether (and muny an eur.y shuck wuh built RAYMOND'S MAYOR. 1 want to go | Alberta with its j freedom, its grand climate uud iu wonderful possibilities is plenty good This is the ideal for Christmus. kind of weuther Don't spoil the Christinas of the enough for those who want to be I cterks by doing all your shopping at 'Somebody'1 in thU world. Just lUv I,lht ""�ute Christmas eve. fionder over the weather we are hav- \ ���� ing now and then think uf the winter \ H our labor friends persist in their days in the east. "Peggy" has im- present intentions we will have a bibed the spirit of the west and ii three cornered fight for the Commons her little volume was sent across the ! in this riding, seas and into the Slate* as a piece of immigration literature it would be a magnet. (Raymond Rustler.) Here's to the good health. Ion?life and happiness of the new mayor. He may have Rivers of sorrow but his back is broad and strong. He should be able to feel the public pulse and keep the body political in good condition. The coming year will be- a dub}' one for the civic officers of Raymond, und Raymond will demand much of their time and attention. There are some important matters to be worked out and the men elected will require to be in the harness early and late. entirely without metal. Just pegs and an uugur. with an uxe to do trimming and put on the frills with. Lum ber was not to bo had in the ex* treino south and furniture did not exist. The beds wen* built of poles with hay spread thcivon and changing tho mattresses wus easy for it simply meant turning Uk> old hay out of doors and then bringing a rope full in for u new mattress. A few boxes from the store, a nail k�?g or two, an empty pickle barrel, etc., furnish-of chairs, some apllt logs made a tahle. A rough stable and a horso corrall finished the early ranch. Still further buck a dug-out sorvml tho purpose of a house and folks lived down below with the gophers and coyote all in the same earth together. The greatest inconvunlenctt was the termites crawling over everything, (tt'ub was about tho only thing that cost money and v#is all priccp. and some say in yet. It has lieon saitl that the most cxixmsivo why he should not receive the sup-lort of every voter who believes in he principles of the Liberal party + and dor Hex the administration of Sir Wilfrid Laurier. The News believes that Macleod i* a doubtful corstitueiicy, and that the contest will be one of principle* and not of personalities. The real contest is a year ahead, which will surely give voters time to inform themselves so they can cast an iu* telligent ballot. DUAFJ S nnd Letters of Credit bon^ht nnd sold. Special attention given to acconnts of Fanners and Ranchers j LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Temporary Office, Oliver Hock, Second Floor i E. W. Mc MULLEN, Manager SUPT. WILSON DUBIOUS About Claim to Dead Identification of Man. Su|rt. Wilson does nut think there is much in tho letter as an identifica-tion Mists I Mir, who is a sister of Mn�. I). Kraser, left on Saturday night for her homo in Didsbury, Alia. Coroner Fnginbotham rveolvcd a her. Hi* was lined by ":Up to the present the demand has mi ^practically been from Lethbridgc, but we are certain that the other towns in tho south feel as we do that there is a great need of a registry office for this large and grow-ing district. The government argues in favor of the centralisation of the work at Cat-gary and Edmonton on account of economy. Ecouomy is all very well but the people want good and prompt service more than anything else and are willing to pay for it if necessary. No matter how efficient the Calgary office is or may become, the delay in having titles registered will always v be serious owing to the distance of ioutbtffi Alberta points from that The proposal that the scholars in the Sunduy schools of the city should \ unite and make the presentation of , oolite useful cifu to Gait Hospitul is ' :i capital one. There is no more de-Nerving institution in the. city. The'; � idea will also have a good effect on the children, as it will help them to think of others ai the festive seuson. i- it- : Tho Agriculiural Society owes much tt> U. J. Whitni^'* its retiring president. Tlu; Kair this ymir was tht* greatest that i�vor wus and ln no small measures wns this duo to the indefuUseable efforts of Mr. Whitney. With his strong common-senso, unbounded optimism and enthusiasm, and untiring c-lTorts coupled with unfailing tact, V. .1. Whitney stands out as an ideal president for uti Agricultural Society. Judge Beck, during the sittings of the Supreme Court this week has impressed tho public with his fairness and courtoousncss, After going through the sugar factory at Raymond, a Lethbridgc girl is reported to have said: "Raymond is too sweet for anything." Now, are'at our Lethbridge girls clever. Kenora. Dec. 1H.-The ivinains �f Mutthuw TiTuwn, the pioneer who died suddenly in ljothhridgu arrived here today. Mr. Hrown. coming hero iu 1888, nnd had since l>een more or less identified with the timber industry. Prior to coming hero ho had been a contractor on tho construction of the Kui>crlor division of tho CP.It. Shortly after coming here he v| is i\shociated w it h Wa 11*�r Itoss and Hichard Hull in the Koss, Hall Ss. Hrown Lumber Company. After this compuny was -taken over by the Hut Portage LumUtr Company. Mr. Urown had been en^gtigotl with the company and also with the tie Kootenav I I I I Fruit Lands 4 ^ business. ONLY ONE ESCAPED. (By Western Associated Press) Hughtown, Seilly Islands, Dec. 14. -The American seven masted schooner. "Tbos. W. Lawson." was wrecked in Herad Sound, Sicilly Islands, during a severe gale during the night. So tar as know only one man ot the crew survived. The schooner turned turtle and is now floating bottom up. Three dead bodies have been found of the crew* h which was composed ot 18 men. A safe and profitable investment. 5000 acres of the choicest Fruit Land in B.C. In (net they are unsurpussed by anything in the Dominion. Price for iirst-class land, $100 por acre Terms to suit the purchaser. Our sketch shows an average four-year-old apple tree on Lower Arrow Lake fruit farm. . { -a * k. � v- v. ->3 , - ' > f Nest Pass ii ii iBthWd ? * - r ;