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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRID6B HERALD ^ nnmm cOh LTD. W. A. MiCllANAN. M�Hgtag Diftctor. W. hUUm, Sipl. at M OcptftMit saSiSCRIPTION. XaAdvMiGw 1.50  year Oti�4tw  . a.OO a year AI}VE;RTIsmO. >ir Month - l.OO Per Inch ATTMCniWi OPttALiSn. ffioarda at TradcA an> doing won-iftta for their cities tukd towns, tiicae de}%, Md our own agKregstion ol f�pi�eeot�tiVe bu^pess men is ho ex-eiptlon ta that respect.> the happy duty they must per-torit. they already have cuHivaied a p'reiter spiritv-hicfa can reauH only in IjMlN>rid��'e advance. They have ainoas other-things, been persistent la' their eObrts toward nttr^icting capital tor locfi) ir.Tw�tinetit, aiid �rlU ire iriOt. contlnoii! thte good ' watk.. 'througte^t the land, ttaousands have for yoM*, read in tWeir iD\-vning Minipaper the uowa ol w^tem pro -tpm; provWod. them hy this aiisoc- ; iated Press' telegraphic reports, ami the flame of our town has oft�n ho , tMsano of our town lias often headed eom* aMooishing tacts for -itmtta individuals. Thus the telo  grhpll has become a valuable roediunt for advertising ftU ti>calcruAal is found, a�l our tradcsnton are certain to di.f-cover therein antiouncemijnts irora capitalistic prizcf) roont desirabio to this corporation. Lelhbridge would pro&t appreciably wwo its resourceu brought to the attention of intoDd -iOff investors in thoas journals. At Chattanooga, Tcnn.. is priivtcd Ihe Tradaaman. ixiprcsenting bust -ante iotervcta of tiio South, where retearkahle Industnal activity hae i�cemly arisen. The Tradesuwrn mates a specialty of business aikd comiDercia) news of America, ami gives much atJtcntionito capHaMeiug. etc., of %*arious cntcrpristts, together with descripUons of their lines of in-dliatry, location, otc. differing how-aver : from the chiCnMtet-'^of Brad -treets, or Oua'i ptti^iibhs. pur iatenjeta would he energetieaily ad- vanced if d^irwl, by Ihe Tradesman. As stated frequently, by the Ilerald advertising pays. The Manufacturers' Asi^ociaition, Toronto, aliio publish several public-at'.ons, among th�in lieing an im -porlant directory of Oiinadian Mianu-factories. associated inJustrios will, of cour.�K>, )o attracted to iho locality, bringing with thplu additional Miousamls of cmploytvs' families to rtwr our cities and" to cix-att' our iiiarkotB- hoivae markets. Ix^thbridgc, so advar.tngoously sit-uatpd on the prairie and tiut n f�w ni.Ios from the foot-hills and the border, otTers unusual inducements to capitalists. We ore a tcriiiiiial for refewncv ha.^ been n>�do 'Americon transcontii.onlnl raihvny Connections, and a divisional C. P. OUR POSSIBILITIIiS. handshakinif abilities. It is worthy of note iluit lianlly any of the can-tlidaies cloctcd iu Lothbridge last \vc*k canvassed a single Voto. That it* tu^ it should be. Frequent by the Merald to tha ideal situwtioii of Ijothbridge a-s a distributing point for r,aw and nmnufacturod produots of Alberta. Here, where already fai-m products and local shipping are assuming groat proportions, is clustered a rapidly-increasing rural and urban population req^riring tiioso necessities most economically to bo provlided by the factory. At Ila.vmond, this year, were produced S,000.000 pounds of beet sugar as an eye-opener to the stiKlcnt of possibilities of this sunny zone. Sftvcral Michigan capitalists, alert for opportunities and hearing of that arB alreodj' on the ground to formulate plans tor locating another su�-ar factory in tl�e province. Calgary at present being considei�d the ob- Ashdowii's i'k>ction tu* Mayor of Winnipeg by a huge majority i> iVcs that tht! ptoplo value tho tiuu v jith of a Kuccos.slul bu.S'inass man. L:tlibridgc should put forth fvc.y legitimate ctTort to sc-curq a lin'.c The Conservatives culled ftir the election of their in Glci-chcn in Ordor that the Opposition might ha\- Interpreted hia victory as a slup at the Huthcrfoni govemniont. Iho l.ilx?rals followed a proper courso ill fiffhttint; for the smt. A LOCAL BUDGET. point. The Great Northern-s trans - |br.dge in conjunction with t,l>o CP. j It. high lovfl britlg.'. Ms value to j the tity at. tha pro.>�.-nt aimo would  bo great but not 'to 'ha compared with its grttit value in tho future. continental vill soon be along, whik-a network of branch lines are pro -Ject�.>d by the C.P.n. and by private promoters. Coa'l-niin.n?, irrigation, c^nal systems and other gigantic enterprises arc oiwratod from thi.s point. Oas is almost sure to bo rooking our supper nnd heating our boilers soon. Oriental markots, no small trade factor, am now lx>ing approached, an 1 thoir sijfnilicanco is appari'iit. Traffic outlets (iiv avail -ublc in cvory diroclion, including tlie I railways and thn river which may yet awaken to iho uprwir of packet fleets crowdinsr ca.'^twai'd over the Mississippi to the north of Winnix-g Coal for UKinufactur ing nnd domestic purpo.scs, lies In luvkr.own qwan- Tho iailuiv to secure a trafllc briOgc would aImo.>*t surely ntonn that a now town would com-it-ed. 'Iho new mayor delivers an In-auguml address in which ho out -linos his policy for the year. .V for -n!al opening of this character in Lethbrldgu would to a good idea. U' might help to interest more of our citizens in municiiial affairs and lhat is wh.-it is badly wedcd here. jectivc point of this cntorprise. Sug- ^^j^^ ^^noath Allx>rtan sod. Vast contiguous trade Is agricultural, livestock, 'timil)cr, mim^ral. fur. coal and manufactured products is here to draw uiHjn. Our climate cannot Ijo .stirpo-ssod. Our summers are noted for long, stmny, warm days and cool dry niglvt.s, which servos to morv rapidly miituno and harden thjgrain. It vould be foolish, however to lot the C.P.K. hold us up. We should not ho oxjwcled to pay any more than a i.air prico for tho trafllc bridge Hho loconiotivos are after Aid. Oliver. 'His anti-whisiling bylaw has [put a stop to thair "blowoiit.s" and thej- aro real mad. Tho locomotixvs can't go on any Imoro toots in Lothbridgc. ar, however, is btrt one of tlifc goo-e sending away: meanwhile, wo loyal Albcrtons aro using homo-manufactured sugar - at our tabic, and .e xoon and studiod for realization. There .swork I to Ix! doive, and it is aimoly that wo 'get No more in.Hpiring slogan than tlui Chieagoans could be retain-It i-i, siniply, "1 will." EDITORIAL NOTES. Aid. Vrooman has had previous municipal experience. He also has a brother who .s Mayor of Lindsay, Ont., and wvs wouldn't bo surprised to find the Alderman filling a like position here. He has all the qual -iflcations for a good mayor. The Herald trusts that all its in - r*'aders will enjoy a real cheerful and diietries of the above description in happy Christmas. operation. Alberta's progress ivill i - have beguc upon a firm basis, in- I Canvas,cen let too diancos .'.re slim but if it hasn't th� pro.spcct is much IJctter, This months i.ssue of the Canadian Railway and Shipping World contaiiks an item that would lead one to iMilieve that tho c:,n -tract is .still uivawaixtrd, though its iiifornmlion was obta ni^l as farbnok as Nov. 17, The .teni ivnds: Helly River llridge-We w.-^re advi.s�l, N'ov. 17, with reference to tlio construction of a bridge over the Itelly River, at Ijethbridge, Alta.. that a contract had not then been let, and would not l.c for some con.sid8rablc time. Tho Canadian Courier, tha now National weekly, hits off Hon, tVeo. Eulas B'oster just about right, when it says: "As for Mr, Fo.ster, ha draws' his indemnity for Ix^ing die-contented; and no one will � allege that ho does not the full amount. His "rmikc up" as tho apbsths of discontent is simply magnificent. The pictuies of Ma,?thbridgo is here on a two weeks' v.sit to friends at Nallcy View Fain�,-Lacombe Glolx?, Rcv. J. A. I>oylo, of l.wnsd�n, Sask,, has been appointed fVeld secretary for Methodist SalVb-.vth schooKs and Epworth l�n>ines in the we.��teru provineos, Mrs, F, A, WiaUaw! loft last wook for Saskoitoon to .itjin her husband, who is nov located in that c.ty, l'�ing on the surveying st'alV of ths Gri\nd Trunk l>acific. The e-ngagemcnt i.s anno\mc�l oi Miss Marjorctta McNaughton, tUim -ton. Out., to Mr. Sixiney hold *in Mrs. Nodham's tr-in-lnw Mr, H, E. I'laylo mcnr tho Windsor H'O'tcl and will in iha courso of a week or two conunchco th* bxisinoRs of an iron and bras.s moulder ami finisher, Mr, Niven is a practical workman and we heartily wish him every success,-Red D�?Br Vows. Christnins services will be held in Wesley Church nest Sunday. ln> tho morning a ehildron's service will In held when tho children will occupy a reserved' itpace in tho churc4t and wtll render special Christmas nvusic. The pastor will g-ive an address on, "Christ and Childhood. Parents om asked to stv that "their childnm fcro prwsent in good tinjo. In tho evon -ing. the p.astor will spenk of "Somo of tho 'J'hings that' Christ has Brought to the World," The Fernic Fiw I'ress says: Supt, Ericitson, Crambrook. General Frci^t Agicnt Macdotiellr and Ocn. Supt. Laurcnson, of Xolso'n, passedthrough tho city yesterday after a tour of iti-sjjcction through the coal camps of Southern Alberta, Supt. Ijaurenson's division, lormorly extemli>d only to embrace tl�ese coal districts, tho need for more coal In his rince. Sullivan Murgotroyd, Appleby, Cook ancic', Wc have the $ro, 94, i�apii;8'Lace costumes Jitode from beet liruaaela n�t,. Witb! flasai. .val iniiertlon ii.nd Silk Xlrop Skirt and Silk Slip woift..........................laa-oo. NO. 93. LADIES LACle BAUU COS. TUilE. Mads from beet Bhiaaels net With line val iwet^tlon aad silk iiicp eklrt. Oaitsf..... ........fis.od. NO. 80. LADIES LACE WAIST. aiade frata flneat Valkikt clenaiey" "Fraach" Jaoe. With atik Klip waist, triaBoad with loee. Short sleevM. Prioea ... 97.50 to 910, LADIES BLACK BILK SKIBTS. Accordion pleated front bhifd id bbt' torn, prtfca 91900 to 91B00. LADIES PANAMA SKIRTS; ' In Black. Blue. Oroea aad Wiiw. Pleated one inch wide from hip to bottooi. and tailored tlit tor a Queen. Price ...... 910.00. LApIlBa BLACK DRESS SKIftTS: In veiitrflaB and heavy ladies cloth. Jiids in lateist and beet poMrtbla taste and prices from 97.60 to iia.oo. BAROAINSriN SKIRT?. Wo havo^ on ((^gfi^ation- of some 94 iMdiOB Skiite, ranging in piico from 98100 to 95.00. We off r you yoar ciwiae of the lot for 8.00. Ftirhiiture for Qiristmas tiii this lino wc have a comploto stock from which you could pic^ inah,v- a nit� and usefiil Chris*.mas ptHiK^. nii^ are a few suggestions: BuBsiaa Leather"arm chain txi. Morris dtalrs in oak. with uphoi-, steriag of all colorings. Regular price liS.OO. Next two weoiis 919.00. Quarter cut oak rockers with toather. seats 94 , 94.50 and f&. Dresser and stand, Kgular pricSs 9t7.50i reduced price ... 915.00. �nils is a very protty huite and is n groat bargain. Cheffoniera from 91S. to 980,00.. SMtdboards 818, $80, 988. 930, Iron bods from 94.50 to .825.00, Wo have in fumitur� and. can'give you the'best uprtceij in Southern .Alberta. Trunks, Suit Cases, Etc� Two curloads just arrived. In this" line wc have now ono of the best as^-sortments in the country. Large sized, canvas revered square trunka at...........................96.60, This is the best^ x'aluo ever shown in town. Large size leather suHt cases from .# 95.00 to f j M M M MM i 111 ilil MI ^ ^ 1 ;