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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta HERRON'S NOTION started Debate or CmI Unds And UthMdie Strike. a last word. We have been living in an atmosphort; of Christuina for (ome weeks. The interest in our display hxs been unusual, because we have an unusual display. Our before-Christmas business has been even larufr than we looked for-so we are hoping for lively times during the final scramble. We expect it fcr two reasons- First-Because as an ideal present Jeweliy stands supreme, especially at Christmas time, which is set apart the world over for an esohango of afFcotions. Second -This store is fixed better than most to please nil �jti� oi pcopi*'. Come expoctin;; to find ampin fieloctions. CVme expecting to get generous values. The Watch selection will In- found very sHractive-$1.03 to 75.00, for men, women and children. The Ring display will apiieal to hundreds of sliojuorH- J'l.OO to rnch. All gems, singly and it; taMtcfiil rninbiuatioits. Our Silverware sttxik will ilelight you-2.00 to 75.00. and so will our Cut lilHss--2.2.j to jw.CO each. See our stock of Le-^tlior Gootls, Fancy Goods, and all kinds of ^old and sitver novelties, the largest and nicst complete stork in the city. Ottawa, Dec* 14.-Ar.' echo of the retont .st.riko of miners at L^thbrtdgc wa.s hoard in the iwiolutlon offered by Mr. Ilorron, that in the opinion of th*is House the coat lands ownvid I by the Uovcmmpnt of Canada should only tw alienated undiat� supply oi coaL adequate at all tinios to the rMjulrproents of the pcoplu, and at a reasonable pric* to the consumer, and ^hat in raspcct of coal Itmds already alienated, pro* vlHion should 'be made for such coo -tr�>l and ivf(ulation in case of cmcr-gmc'ieH as tvill in (he future proVcr.t loH.s and suflcring to the (Koplo of the western Provinces through lack of fuel supply. .Sr�aking in support of the motion, he nDtefrod to the lumlwr quTOliou. uhinh was, he soJd, already akin to Alberta. These landii could Ixj purchased from Utc comfwny. llcsidcs that, all the Jand.nt pr.or, to 1S87 by horac-.stcad or sale carried coal riKhts, and there had been some 300,th? price for thcrn. All Mr. King should have hccn called in sooner in tha Lothbridgc strike, Ilw. Mr. I>!Diieux would point out that until the strike Ix-canio acute the jnibl'ic were not aw.arc of its ex-i.stcnce. Mr. King was then in Eng-Inml. trying to bring ftlx>ut in the interost.s of C'anad:i Ih.? prevention of fraudulont importation of imml-grant."?. On his rle, Mr. King wcrt to the Northwest to put iii operation Sir WUllam Mulock's ' reasonable effort R. A. WRIGHT, The Jeweler Phones 105 and 106. in during the hanl woatlwr. lie Ixi-Lcvcd if investigat'loii were made at present it would bo found that onc^ half of tJia si^titlers in the Northwest were living in houses which were not fit for white families to dwell in. Scvanty-fivc per cent, of the coal [lands of VUjorta havf pus.scd into the I hands of jirivato corporations. Thcivj should }m .some provi^5ion which would insure a I'ropcr supply of coal i.ir the needs of the people ih.: (.', i.-ijndian Northwest. To place resir.^;  tions upon leases of coal lands stil! held by th�; Oovernmont wh c'l wi-r:; not in those of lands already !ilii.>n-atcd v'ould, ho fcarcJ, only .IpI't people from taking, them, lie vcai -plained that in the neigh) Kirhoi:jd of his resider.ct! there was a coal lulne which formerly supplied lhi� n.nif-. oj all the people in -the surroundinj; d'� trict, but Mr. .latnes ,f. Hill lK>ught I it about five or si.x yoai';* .in.-l closed it down, and ih'!�-! .sosi.r.v; i;j be no law or regul.it ion tin-.! �vouid compel Mr. Hill to oporatc it. T(i'^ Ooverninbt.t, having recently had their attention called to the stita :if ullairs, must have seen tha ncji.w;l;y for home regulation which would ;>ri'- he to provide transportation. There was* under conMruction a very larffe ntilc^ age of railways in Hks coal-bearing areas, and it Was iiopcd that hy that' mcaas the introductan of .iddHlonal capital and labor woul?n ir. any way res|>onsiblc for tho conditions that prevailed, it was a mattcl^ Vhich must claim aUcntion from time to tin�c. The aJmiaistra-tion of those lands must be subject to cltangc to meet the new condit -ions as they arose, so as to correct a.'buscs. That was a fair matter for consideration from time to 'tinv>, t>ut he thought it a grave mistake for the Mouse to assuifio that a change of the admaniatrot'ion of the coal lands would n^iet the conditions which bad arisen bccaui^e of tho difficulties and linittations in tho way , Theiv is not tb3 leasts danger in > giving Chamtiorlain's Cough Remedy ia sDKill children a.s it contains no ' opium or other harraful drug. It I'.as : an CMtabli.sh^ reputation of mort.� than thirty .yesirs as the most sue - j oessful nwdficinc in use for colds. S croup and whopping couigh. It al -1 wui's cures and is pleasant to take. Children like it. Sold by All Druggists. .oX>lQ.Q>3^ojCLOIQAO.fXo.o.nloToToToTb:ox New ParliMieal Buildiags. OWinnipcg Free Pre-ss.) Nothing Nicer as a Christmas Gift than a Box of Candies A consignment of \Vel)l)'fl and (innong's just in, alkoa big nssortment of .Jacob's Fancy fiiscnits. inuluding those old / favorites, "Palo" .iikI "King's Own." of capital, lafxir and trnnsportation, such as had bi'ougiit about" the conditions prevailing in the osntral part of tha Territories recently. Ho asked tho House to consider before changes Just in-a consignment of Trunks & Valises All sizes-all prices. Horner & Hutchinson KOOTENAY MARBLE WORKS Sliacicleton Simpson & Co, I Manufacturers of Muble and Ganite MONUMENTS DR. P. W. TULLtR rHYSIClAN AND SUROEON LtTHBRIDOE Office-Over bit's Barbar Shop. Honrs-11:00iio I3:UU nooi.; 4:00 to 9:00 p. m  7:00 to 8:30 p. d. Office Nigtii Bell and Tolephone DR. G. G. GRAGG PHYSICIAN AKD SUflOEON omce over Uiginbotham's Drug Atoro Phono Otllcu lU.'i. House �i. Office hours-S> to 11 a.m.. 1.30 to 4.30 p.m., 7 to H p.m. vent the people from the d*ing.!i- �( suft'sr ng and nctutvl death ic;sor. in i/n-.- were made in th� administration, adn would ever make such iv ha^ ;ns which had not becii in fault. Unless tion. He doulvtcd whoth-r tho dm- ; thoy did so they m.ght spend t)n� gi'r of a fu-jdid not e.vlst, and be drawn away quired within tho next three j.'ijiiilis. and did not think the l4Mhbr:.-000 tons. He hoi>ed legislation would tie introduced which would �s-suro to tho people of tho Noritiwc-.-it. from tho tH>SFrible curing of evils that did not exist, and i>e drawn away from tho po.swiWe curing of evils tnat did exist in regard to capital, labor and transportiition. Mr. Knowlos moved an aropndnumt that thoir needs in regard o lu.'. j that i.he latter, part of the rpsoluUon Would Ije met before tha |�eop;i> of be .struck out, and the words sub- tho I nitt-a Stiitos wera served. Hon. J'"runk Ol.ver suggested that stituti>d: "Tlie Went d-iflicuHy in relation to the supply of fuel did not j tWis was g fluosbion that roquiretl to ; ari.s.- from d^'foct in  legislation, bwt tjo de.ilt with from a practical stand- , from luck of transportation and Drs. Mewbum & Calbraith Ptiydciant SuTscont, Accouchtn Office-Redpath St. cor. Burd�tt. Honrs-Before 9 a.ni., 2-3 p.iu., 7-8 p. m. Snndfty8~2.30 to 3.5W pi'ni. Teleptiones 41 and 5:t. V. H. MKwmnsN- W. S. Galbbaith M. D.C.M. M. D.C.M. jpoir.t rather than a theoretical. With regard to the nlienation coa! lands, it might \k of interest to tha H0U.S0 to know tlwt the CJowrn-mont s-till hold control of vast ai'ea.s of coal-l>ciaring lands. Tlwro is no mp'nopoly in holding lands that have j through conflict of and omplo.yod." Iwtwccn emplo.ver Hon. W. H. Cu.shing, tho populai mdnihter of public works in the Alberta government, arrived in the city this ntomlng and is .a guest at tha Royal Alexandria. Ue'ing'si�n by a noprescntativa of the Free Pre.ss. Mr. Cushihg said: "I am on my way to the south, and will visit the capitals of tho states of Minnesota and Wisconsin, and if there is time to aWow of it. 1 may tn able to make a further trip to some of the capitals of surrounding states. The object of m,v vi.9it is to make a close examination of the legislative halls of these states with a viw to securing information for guidance in the erection of the ifoyernmisnt buiidings in Alberta. B'ull plans for the erection of these buildings have Kot yet hosn decided on but it 'is the cx -pcctation of the government to look to the future acd to adopt suchplans in tho beginning, so that when completed the structure will *� |>orfectly synunotiical throug4iout.. .'The material used in the erection of IhkS buildings will bo stoneat building materials. In quantities on the Kooteray lakes, there Is a fine white' marl>le available, and of this somo portions nvay be used for the interior decoration. Wc are not sure hov SHERLOCK. FREEMAN & CO TELEPHONE ai Carbonic ChristmM Beverages iiiuke tiii> best holiday drinks, Sparkling, pure and refreshing; and always of the highest uniform quality when supplied by the Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Company, Lim-ited,they enjoy a ix>pular favor.whicb iu only i>estowe�l upon l.iottle(' tiie liigliest repntatioii. Lethbridge Brewing & Malting Company, Ltd. TRY WM. OLIVER -FOR- Drs. DcYeber & Campbell Physicians and Snrgeons * Offices-Ott bioek. 'PhonerHS. lands had no't all been alienated to the C.r.K., 'Imt that A. C. Rtrther  ford, Pivmicr oi .\lbcrta; D. O. Cam~ eron. e.x-M.P.P. for'llainy River dis- paK.S3ossiblo to i.Stuart, rcot"ntly appointed to say the c.xact area that had bocn iand Ijie\it.-tSovornor C. alicnittcd, it was untriue�>'tionabla tbivt lhekt18t Wliolesale and Retail  NELSON,B.C.: B.C.MOORE.Local Agt  George R o g e rs LUMBER Tho Old Reliable Yard North of Freight Shed Widest Choice Higiiest Grades Lowest Prices -YARDS AT- LETHBRIDGE. RAYMOND. SHRUNG TABOR. It Will Pay You To See Onr Stock Before BnyiagElsewhere. A. W. McVittie Dominion Land Surveyor Will devote his entire time during the BUinuier to laying nut new townsites. Contr^ict pi.c*�s un application. �OlBce at the Coaldale Hotel, Lethbridge. Graduate Northwestern University Dental School, Chicaito. Offico-Ott Block, Drs. McClure St Stewart 8UBQBON dentists Office-J. D. Higinbotham's uew block. Office Hours-9 n.m. to 12 n. 1 p.m. to 6.p.in. llulyca all bald coal lands which had iirpen alienated fwm the people. I Hr. n. L, Oordcn took tha ground carried coal with surf.ice rigtits, and !that tha tlovcmmoJrt sida had olTcr&l tha company had selocted a verylargo '. no praot.cal suggvj.stion for remedy - injr the dilTiculty. When the strike was .settled the ijinistcr of l.a.bor had informod tha House that, tho Alberta belonging to the C.P.U. -."trikc being over, all dnngor of a wliich are not in, any way undar tha j �'uel famine i||id passcwi. Tharc was pan of their grant in tha ooal-boar-ing area. There wera no doul>t millions of acres of c.oal-lx�aring lands in control af the Oovernnient. Tho land grant of the (.'algary and lOdmonton Hallway of 2.000.0d!na', and the location is nfgarded as tha best available in the city. I Everything required in the construction of a Building,; Lumber and all kinda of Mill Work ; Do not send all your money to Calgary and Cranbrbok: J * . Help to bnild up Lethbridge and a local industry by patronizing J Oliver's Planing and Lumber Mills. !f Office, ^'ards and Factory-Corner Round and Bomixis Streets Telepiiono 15:-> ; #4 E E r WE ore selling moro lK>ef by the t|U.'\iter than over before. Nice ilivee-yeai-old steers. l:Juy your beef now. while it iu in prinio condition. Money to L�nd on Town and Farm Property J. E. ALLEN Architect and Sai)erintendent RAYMOND - . ALBERTA. OfTice-Ke.vt to P^e�^ytcrian Church. Omce Phone 102. Kesidcncv lau. LetbbH^^^^^^o. 9. ttfe(� Id OMfellofra' R�U cv�r� Vriitf T�ului; M T. w o-cloct. VIMilDK brt'tbrcs w� Iwavii lcom�. r. T. 5BEWER Funeral Director and Cmbalmeri R. J. Fraser, IJ.O. C..V. Bennett. RecMc LETHBBIDaE. ALBERTA WILLOW BRANCH RE8EKAH LOOaE, KO. a Meet* In C'diirrDowg' a�ll e try �econ�) and rourtb IburMlay. VMItoft ^^m%^� mtieomt, Mrs. J. Stafford. Annie Davies N. a. ttec. tec. BE SURE YOUR MORSE FEEDS WELL For Dentistry, Voteriaary and Surgioal Work, call on .. Or. F�'W. J. JoluMlMt LdkkrM^ Graduate of Toronto Voteriaary Coi. Orders l�ft at Iiiffinbotham:s $;tore. Coirt Star tf LctkkrM|c. HI*. S09S A.o. F. MrrtH Ifl 104 8reople who had gone itt there under t�tion which would prevent a recurrence. Thn Oovoin-mcnt's posiition was that it w*as absolutely imposstblo to provide against the difflciiKy by legislation, bwt that the trouble was due to lack of transportation facilitias. If that were the case, tihy toad tho Oovernnient not during the last .t^nytnirs seen to it that transportation was provided? If differences i)etw�cn capital and labor wens partially re�pon-siMo, why had not Mr. Uackcfizie King bcien sent out there some time earlier during tha last nine months in which the* strike bad existed? \ha trans|>ortation of mails was not of so great imfiortanoe as th\-; i-iriiy of fuel in tho Nortliwest, but If tU.-re had Ijoen a block in tho operati>n -i j that important #epartnvent of p>!i.!ic j service would the Gowrnmont .sil ' down and make no olTort 10 n'V-come the dirticulty? There sJiouM bn Bonic legislation by which it u juld be made certain that in >m.sc'i>l retains control of vast coal landH.. With respect to the contootlop that . Bums & Co. Iinpdiitor liiiiiis iiml itacon. Tolpphone 511. B E E r Kftwbidc Jack Arrcated. Havre, Doc. l.S.-Jack Wtatlierby, known in this section as Itauiiiilc d soon, as Ikt is wanted there on similar charges. They claim a strong case agains't him this tinvo. He is one of the liest known cow-punchors in this .section and is �eij liked. Wuatherby, it is claimed, did some I stealing around Ornssy I^ake. ! . .......��- ONK MONTH IV OO.VL. A. EASTON & CO. AI.XNnFACTUHERS OF HARNESS. SADDLES. AND GENERAL HORSE FURNISHINGS AND DEALKKS IN TRUNKS AND VALISES. MITTS, GLOVES. ROBES. WHIPS. TENTS. AWNINGS. WAGON COVERS. HAY AND GRAIN. ETC. e3i Claude K. V. I/owe is now serving a term of one month in the guard room. This was the Bcntence me-ted out to him by .fudge Htuart at tlie Huprcme Court on Saturday. The chargw against l^we was that of stealing a Itorw from Miss Curtis, ivho ll\-es near Mucleod. Ixjwo. vas comnvittfid for trial by Major Dclch^r on Thursday. Ix>w� plcadn