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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE HER AID W. A. W. JOfttefi rf Jtfc 'SUBSCRIPTION: In Advance 91.50 a year a year ADVERTISING, ar Month il.OO Per Inch ATTtACTWC of Tnuks are for their ajid towns, _ ftijii 0iiT OWii figgrOifHt-ion O( business men- is no ex option m that respect. happy dtity they must per- fortt, they already have cultivated a proper spirit-which can result only in advance. They among other things, boon persistent in' their efforts toward attracting 'capkal for local ir.veflttnent, and wiU we -trust, continue the good work. v. Throughout the land, thousands hare lor years, road in their evening the news of wSsetera pro provided them by tlio aisoc- iaied Press' telegraphic reports, ariil this name of our town has often ha thi name of our town lias often head- ed astonishing tacts for re factive, individuals. Thus the telo grmpfc has become a valuable for advertising all localities. Our Board of Trade imgut, therefore. make profitable tisv of that the oftener, the better. In the trade Journals, such as those of 'the Shoo Wool tho Shoe Manufacturer. Woyl Uwakr. Knitt'ing OompanKs, and Biscuit Manufacturer, much desirable material for.perusal is found, and cur are 'certain to dis- cover- therein announcements irom capitalistic prizes to this -corporation. would profit appreciably were its resources brought to the attention of intend icy investors in those journals. At Chattanooga, Tenn., is printed the Tradesman, representing busi ness interests of the- South, whc-re remarkabie activity has recently arisen. The Tradesman makes a specialiy of business and commercial -news of America, awl gix-es wiuch capitalizing, j etc., of various enterprises, together with descriptions of their lines of in- dustry, location, differing how- ever from the Brad streets, or DunV puirfjcatibris; Our if avail ublo in cvory direction, including the and river which may yet awaken uproar of packet croivd-ing eastwaixl over the j Mississippi to the north of jCoal for ukinufactur jug nnd domos- ;tic purjjosos. lies in quan- tities beneath Alberian soil. Vast contiguous-trade is agricultural, live- stock, 'tiiiklwr, mineral, fur, coal and manufactured products is here to draw upon. Our climate cannot lw surpassed. Our summers lire noted for long, sunny, warm days and cool dry nights, which serves to more- flection as .Mayor of VVjnnipeg by a Jjug'e majority j. eves that the jK'oplv? valu.> -ifw true vjrth of it .successful bus-inoss man. sliould put forth.. t-Wjy jlogitimate effort to secure, a .br.dge in conjunction with tho OP. j H. high Its vulyo io [the city at the- prosc-nt -time would J bo givat -but not 'to -bo compuivd with its gixntt value in the future. The -to secure- u traflic brklg-o would almost surely moan that a new town would como into existence oti the .other side of the river. It is Lethbridgo'S'-duty to try and avoid that. Tho Conservatives culkxl i'or election of thc-ir candidate in Glej- in OriiL'r that tho .have ieaxier. but if Walsh''had kiwi ck-cted they would havci victory as a slap, at the Kuthvrfurd govonimenl. Tho Lilwrals followed A proper i-ourso in f0j- the sfat. It vouUl be foolish, however to lot the C.P.U. hold us up. We should not ho expected to .pay any a fair prico for tmfllc bridge should all try to cultivate thi; kindly feelings we possess ut' the Christmas wason every day of the year. Then fwe would think of the and the world would think bo-tier of us. j rapidly niatuiv nnd harden t he-grain. i while warm, tempering chinook winds of winter reduce in one night five inches of snow, leaving ijare the' rich grass as food for stock wintering out. Fabulously prolific grain yields attest -to the very rich and fertile soil. These few present possibilities are but leaking grams, us k xi-ere. from the vast granary or A Iberian re- ;sources, which be scon ami 'studiocl for realization. "There iswork j to be dons, it is -timely that wo busy. No more inspiring slogan than the- Chicagoons' could be retaiu- lt is. .simply. "J will." EDITORIAL NOTES. Aid. Vrooman has had previous municipal experience. He also has a brother who ;s Mayor of Lindsay, Ont., and wouldn't surprised to nnd the Alderman filling a like position here. He has all the qual- ifications for a good mayor. The Herald trusts -that all its readers wiK enjoy a real cheerful and happy'Christmas. There still seouis a good of doubt as to whether tho coa- tract for bridge has beai act- jually let or not. On that poiivtrosts jtlits city's present chancw of getting jtlie n-aflic attachm-.-nt. If the con- tract has Ixjen let tuo 'chances slim hut if it hasn't the prospect much better. This month's issue of iha Canadian Railway and Shipping World contains an item that would lead one to believe that the con tract is still unawardcil, though its information was as farback as Nov. 17. The uc-m ivads: River wore adriswl, XOv. :1T. referencp-to. the. construction a bridge over the Itelly River, at Alta., that a contract had not then been let, and, would not I.e for some considerable time. in Ontario invit- ed.'- 'I'ho new'nmyor delivers an in- augural address in which ho out- lines his policy for the year. A for- usal oponi-Hg 01 this character in bridgc-would .le a good idea. If might help .hoalthiest 1-laces in the west. We question' whether -any nwlical Jiealth oflicer can put up as satisfactory ti import, as that which Dr. present- ed to the council on night. Uy all iis have an 'datit scavenffiujf system. It is in tlie irjtc-rests of the health of the city. colebratcd her oh? hun- drodth birthday in Toronto the oth-' er pretty strong contradict ion -to the theory of her son. Dr. Osier, that after they reach sixty are no good on oarth.. A LOCAL BUDGET, Tlie poultry show will be hold jn February. Alberta Hail way C'o.'s gross euiT.ings from July L -to Octolw 31 amountc-d to Dr. Stewart of IxMhbridgo is here on a two u-oeks' to friends View {.J Tvo of-thy cars by, Use 'tieti during .ihc- slrikft pixwrtic ally by nrn bst week.'Ov- eiheaU'd were the The Two MUCH have tijK. play 01 no wit-fas iu show windows. Kusy -to 'iukwt nuioo present from on itev. J. A. of Sask., has Ix'on ikld retary for Methodist Sabbath schools and'Epwortlj Ix-tifrucs in pro vituv.s. Mrs. f, A. WtiilUiW) left last. for to juin hcu- husbar.d, who is nov located in that c.iy, on 'tlu> surveying sl'alY of tlu Orand Trunk Canvassing for esuarj- as it used to be! Th- electors choose their more on their rear merit now. than on- their The Canadian Courier, tho new National we-kly. hits off Hon. Geo. Eulas Foster just about right, wiien it says: "As for Mr. Foster. ha draws his for .being dis- contented; and no one will allege that, ho does not 'earn the- full am- ount. His up" as the apbstic of discontent is simply magnificeht. The pictures of Maxim Gorky' look cheerful by contrast, ami is no imm in-the country I would sob.i- er have..preach my funeral sermon. He .'would mourners would pass him a han'dker- j chief to staunch his "teai-s ''and 'it somebody to spare him thy of I L. Kwl struck i he right key other duy. He 'thinks Let will suffer if it doesn't -prot the traflic bridge'and' ho says ih- menrhants ought to vhack up a contribiKion if it will enable tho city hi anyway tb get the brktge. He is prepares! to put- up his share. This is from any grant the city might make. The bHdgo u-ill .be worth thousands of dollars to -this ci-ty und we should bo willing to put our hands in our pockets and help secure this bon- McNaughton, Clin- ton, Out., -to Mr. Sydney Jaokson of AMa., tho t'o place at- Calgaiy on .January Toronto Olobe. The oast bound train on Frkby morning last wfts over eight houra late, due to a froight the tixick ax Macleod nnd blocking traf- fic. The A.K. I. mornirtg i.rain was hekl until delayed arrived. Invitations are out for.'llnj wixldmg of 'Miss Jones, daughter of 'the Kcv. Septimus Jones, to Fxl- mund Ounthcr, in tho Church of the Redeemer. Toronto, on the 2nd of January. Miss Jones is a Ulster of M. M. Jones, barrister of .this city. 'Have you noticed the Christmas shops, and the holiday tho Christ masy flavor of the adver in The Herald? If you haven't, now is thc ajipointetl timo. Just a few days more -for Christmas ami it had better bo done this week. TOOK HIS LIFE. George Smith, 'employed on-a rnncho near Cou-fcts. was found' don.d in liis bunk the other morning with 'a bullet' shot in his head and'an empty rifle his side. A.compan- ion' sieep'ing in -the bunk iwnaath htm did_ not hoar any shot fired. It is believed to a case of suicide. The man had been drinking. Sam'.Gould who lives about thirty jmiles of Nahtpn was brought j into'that -town the othsr day with jhis hands timi .ieet badly frozen. to Forecaster Hicks Christmas this yc-ar will bo'right in centre of iL storm [wriocl, i'b- rain and show'-followed by the coldest snap of the pivs-nt wiu- .tcr, Canada and the New EmjUiml States in for Uic 'lion's share" of the perturbation. T-hc. storm period ends on 27. Aa unexpected Icffal' proceedings, took place at the Chinook Club on Sunday afternoon. A number Of leg- al lights, who were here in connect- ion with court "affairs, having learn- ed that one of-'our local barristers had been .so-cn swinging his arms .and 'gently coo-ing. "Hock a Bye determined to summon him before them to ansve. for such unprofessional.confJuct. The 'case was tried under the speedy trials act and after the offender had plead.