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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 19, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta I EXCURSIONS LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., SATURDAY, DECEMBER It, IBM. Round Trip Fare From LETHBRIDGE To Montreal.... tffc60 Toronto 56.60 Ottawa..... 56.60 Quebec 61.50 Proportionate fares to many other points in Ontario, Que- bec, and Maritime Provinces. Chicago......56.85 Milwaukee.... 55.05 St. Louis..... 61.35 Des Moines 53.35 Sioux City... 53.25 Coun'l Bluffs. 55.35 ..55.60 St.Joseph--- 58.10 Kansas City. 59.50 Tickets on sale daily 1-st to 31st, 1808; return limit three months from date of sale. vU MINNEAPOLIS ST. PAUL and THE WAY OF FAST TRAINS buying tickets insist upon them reading via Line Ob in information from your local agent or address: H. S. Collins, Gen'l Agent 420 Riverside Avef., Spokane. The Delivery Boy's Viewpoint .William Times- Journal.) strength. J. lound that the work on PAGE SEVEN "Yes, said the grocer's bo> earnestly, as he deposited the parcels ririn folk would only think in time 'twould save us 'boys a hull lot of trouble." "Think in I questioned with1 an eye on the eggs he was lift- ing from the basket. "Yes, mum, that's it. The wirnnain don't think, aboiu ordering their sup- plies until the very last minute. They or.d'er over the phone about five minutes before they want to use the ineni- selves into.a fine rage if we don't get Saturday could be lessened and the hours shortened if the house- keepers would only make it a prac- LONG LIVED COAL MINERS. Their Called Heaithfui Save for the Danger of Accident. Thomas, coal mine inspector! of Missouri, has a fixed belief that I or. With a smile breaking LETTER 31 YEARS ON WAY. IFOR MAYOR, CARTER HARRISON Reaches Destination, But Intende Recipient Died Long Ago. Chicago Democrats Want to Have Him Run Again broad freckled face, he lifted the emp- tied basket and turned to go, but a bit of consolation: "All wimmin's not like that, though." But he had started a train of thought and one of the "wimmin" decided to investigate his charges. Even an uncouth, freckled-face deliv- ery boy of some 16 summers, cannot make a wholsale condemnation of the sex in general without rousing the ire of some member in particular, so that the investigation commenced. The butcher boy was the next call- "Do you find housekeepers care- in their ordering and unreason- able in their I asked. He .ookecT a trifle dazed for a minute jut when the question was repeated a different form., he brightened up and answered: "Indeed, I do." A little skillful questioning drew forth the fact that the housewives that met the lad> staggered 'the man who was passing by and he over his waited to speak to the boy. "What was the matter he asked kindly. answered the boy' wearily, "she was mad because she had to wait up so late for her "Are you through "2sro, I've several more places to go, and then must stable the pony, before I can get to bed." ___ It is perhaps in this case that we Dearly all of those who manage to "You never hear of a coal miner said Mr. Thom- as, "unless he contracted the disease before he went into' the pit, and even then he finds the peculiar properties of a coal mine to his lungs, and He often becomes well and strong by reason of his work under the j ground. "We have a number of harrf miners i in Missouri who were taken into the pit in the old country (Wales) at 6, 7, and S years to act as trapper boys These youngsters kept steadily at work until they were promoted to be miners' assistants and then regular miners, and thrived mightily under conditions n'hich in most trades would retard their mean, be- ginning work; at that early ag-e. "It seems as if Providence had giv- tice to place their orders in the fore-j aad coal mining go togeth-j noon. One dark wet Saturday night, a man was wending his way home- wards. It was almost 12 o'clock, and the roads were in a dreadful state with the inud and water, the night; was intensely dark. As he slowly and carefully picked his way a deliv- ery rig dashed past him and stopped a bit further up the street. As the man came up the boy was standing before the door of a house, which opened to his knock. The torrent. Capital, ftesl Frtfts Exttti WkyNotStaHa Siviijs ACCOM! New? more plenti- ful now than at any other season, and you can make a. good start before the New Year. A Savings Actual in the Union Bank of Canada will give you a comfortable security and make it easier to keep on saving. starts an account, and deposits of and upwards are received. the highest current rate is paid 4 year. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Manager, en health, to the miners as a recom- j Because it has properties that pense for the hazard of his calling.! Pneumonia and typhoid fever coal soot from their chimneys, and are the twin girls. Twin these the rain after falling on the roof jare tne twin boys." The introduction es into the wells and they drink it.- vvas acknowledged. _. "A Bevier family doesn't like water j It was the first time the four had unless it is caught that way and goes ever met. Last week the twins were through that process; that the only' married at the home of the Misses of water tastes good to 'em. women can be charged with careless- dodge falls of rock, breaking cables, ness and; thoughtlessness "more other dangers incident to the in any other instance. We think "the j live to_a green old age. They delivery boys are going- their rounds ]not lix-e 'but they keep at work. lived among them a lifetime and T anyway and why not take" our little! "rt would surprise Dr. Osier if he know that- I can't give the scientific parcel with the others? This is the Iknevv" how many men "far past 60 were argument the merchants themselves -vet working- in the mines at Bevier. use. It is the merchants' desire to Johnny Griffith, a germs. McGovney. is now recalled by the neighbors chat ever, since that Sunday afternoon j a year ago last August, the four had Ms an absolute fact that people. been.seen together on many occa- don't have such maladies when they-sions. The twin boys called on the caught in that way. I've; twin girls the same evenings. They went to the theatre together, and in commodate and please customers, ago at the age of 84, worked and that is what the delivery rigs in-'the pit from, the age of 7 until a reason "for coal soot's beneficient in- fluence on well water, but there's no' summer they rode to the parks to- gether, always the twin boys and the twin of them. The en- earthly doubt it has such influence." ,'gagement yas announced some time iago. The twin boys are 23 and the are for. We cannot lay any blame to the merchants, they are meeting a year before he died. He began as trapperboy in Wales, his father cany" demand. It rests solely with the wo- Jng.him to the mine on Ms back direct cause of a great deal of- men of a city. If the women would j last work was in mine 61 iocratic nomination for Mayor in 1911. This was decided at a secret meeting rare. The letter reached its destinatic -on Monday, and it was found that- tl superior had been dead for a quart of a century. London, Dec. Sept. IS. 187i more than thirty-one years ago, a lei Chicago, Dec. H. H'arri-j t. W ter was posted at Lyons, addresseison is to be a candidate for the to the superior of the Oblates of at St. Barthelemy. In tl course of removal to the new premis this letter has been found hidden 1 a large card at the postoffice at T extra labor and late hours for the {only in delivery boys. is more evil UTOUght by is one lady who seems to want of and "want of the {thought" is no excuse. strangers, particularly the delivery Says Hawthorne. "My best a little too the Central Coal company, near Be- vier, and he-made a full hand 'every day for three'years.after he was SO. With the exception of a short time said this butcher'boy. "She always invites me to go to church same lady never of Democratic leaders last night. Iand Sunday school. She does not Greatest secrecy attended to be but kind, I roundup of the Harrison clans. It is understood that the definite an- nouncement of. the candidacy is not to made until after the Aldennan- ie election in April. JTWIN BROTHERS COURT j ANCT WED TWIN S5STERS Romance Begins on a Warm Day at Soda Fountain with Proprie- tress as Cupid. Indianapolis, Dec. Bridget Keenan owns- a drug store on Bismarck Avenue, where an excellent girls 17. EASTERN CANADIAN EXCUR- SIONS In Extra Tourist Car Service connection with the Eastern Canadian -Excursions, the Canadian Railway Company will oper- thinks of ordering her meat for Sun day until she goes down town Sat- urday night, and her order is-seldom booked until 9 o'clock. thoughts always come late." pit three-quarters of a So did the woman's who invited 'the! Mr- Thomas has made some re- butcher's boy to church and Sunday j search at large coal camp school. He couldn't1 believe that she really, cared .for his welfare when she would deliberately add one more burden to his already over-burdened The sensation of the age at the Ly ceum. Coal Delivered Anywhere in Town C.O.D. All "kinds of Draying and Contract Work despatch Hayr Transfer Co. RING UP 180 McKenzie Roy ELECTRICIANS Dealers in Electrical Fixtures. Shades and Lamps Motors and Dynamos Bells, Annunciators and Telephones A General Wiring and Contracting Business Done Repairs promptly attended to Ring Up 108 When you want DRAYING I McKENZIE V ROY Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN SRODIE Electrical Dealers and Contractors Redpath St., Lethbridge, Alta. Phone 204 more like her am too tired i go anywhere." The baker's boy testified in the same way, the carelessness a.nd ignor- ance of the housewives are responsi- ble for their late hours and extra labor. The shame of it, housekeepers! That we, through pure thoughtless- ness, should load upon others a bur- denden sometimes beyond their1 in the state and finds that there are a number of men who have been at work for half a century or more on coal mines and are still ngorous. "And, .here's another thing remark- a veteran %vhc had pit SQme years ago fall of "you' never when he His wind is as good as s- Sis lungs are sound, al- do, but the question is: "What j thqugh thickly coated with coal dust. nassway ucmpany wiii cream the ed, and her establishment there from Kootenay ToPOnto happened at the same time one hot dlrect> to gto afternoon a year ago last August Cleo and Cleveland Logan, twins, and Emma and Gladys McGovney, twins. Said Sirs. Keenan: "Twin boys, these 214 leaving Kootenay Ldg. on Dec. 1st, 8th, I5th and 20th. For reserva- tions in these cars apply to your nearest agent. 29H3