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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta We hftvti been living ia an atmosphere of Ohnatmng i'or gome weeks. The interest in our display hns unusual, because we have an unusual display. Our betore-Christinas business has been oven than we looked so we are hopiug lor iiveiy times ttiiriug the thiul scramble. We expect it for two reasons First Because 'as an ideal present .Jewehy sl.inds eupreine, especially jit Christmas time, which issetnp.iii the world over for an of affections, This store is fixed better than most to plea st all soris of people. Come 'expecting to find ampin selections. Ccnne expecting to get generous values.. 'The Watch, selection will found very ?1.03 to "5.00, for men, women and 'children. The Ring display will appeal to hundreds of shoppers- 3.00 to KrfMXY each, All gems, singly and m tasteful Our Silverware stock will 'delight you 2.00 lo 75.00. and 90 will our Cut U lass to w.OO each. See our stock of Leather Goods, Fancy Goods, and all kinds of gold aud novelties, the largest and mcst complete stock in the citv. R. A. WRIGHT, The Jeweler Phones 165 and 166. HEWON'S NOTION M CM! Art Letttrttge Strife Ottawa, r.' echo of -the recent strike of miners at Loth bridge was heard the resolution offered by .Mr. ilcrron, that in the1- opinion Alberta. .These Ixs pur- chased J'roui -UK; couijMiuy. 1 Jos ides that, all the lands alieiuHcxl from the pr.or, lo 1887 by home-- .sU'ad or Sufc oarrLod coul rights, and there hud 'been sonic acrw of coal lands al'KJjiaiod under tbc Ionis- er and presi-ut Governments. 'Then? were consJXjUeotly roiJlious of acres of coal lauds available for sale and as coai by unybody j Mr, King should have called in suoaer in tha Lethbddgo striked Hon. Mr. Ixuiiieiix point out that until the strike acute the public wore not aware of its ex- istence. .Mr. Kintf was then in Eng- laml, trying to bring about hi the interests of Canada iho prevention of fraudulent importation of immi- grants. On his return message who was .sc-Dt to. Ix'thbrldgc', and to .show jay-the, price for thorn, AH i how diUlcult 'it wan to step in were 'such u stage, Jv jnaght inform at of th'is Housy tlto coal 'lands ta Uoxi reicnwi to were] such u stage, Jv might, ipform Uw tha'Covernineiu of Canada should from royalty. Very few of House that Air. King's'services were only alienated' un-jxjr .such ions and sub jeer to' such control und ally' regulations as will provide for supply oi- coal, at all times to the 'requirement's of thy people-, ami a-i. a. reasonable 10 the fon-sunitir, and -that in respect of coal already alienated, pro- vision should 'be made for such coa and regulation in case Mr. Oliver, said tiiat, the of tho coul 'lands could, not haw and did jiot bearing upon Che condition which had prevailed throughout ano greater part of the Northwest, toad which, in fact, con to prevail. There wore vast coal areas easily workable, but it loss tho fcs as' will Jn the future prevent W'IS necessary should be ami suffering to the peoplo iabor and. transportation u- 'f pay a roy-; politely reused, luiuisvluitely -it was possible, Mr. King, went to the North west'-to put in operation Sir William Mulock's ooucllation act. Mr. Ijenweux his'explana-i tion of tlw Mr. K-ing went to tho States I With regard to compulsory arbitra tiori, he considered -it'was only in its infancy, in New Zealand it was 'a debatable1 it should continue ia force: Provinces through lack usa. acove sj.il, -iraaspor of'fuel supply. tation. There might'be millions of .Speaking in support of the motion, of coal lands, but a. urine, with-, horeferred to tho lumber question. facilities for trtuisportatior; which was, he said, already ukiu to Practical not exist so far as NO tlie fuel question. Qji account of Uia jsuwjiyinu-'thc-'ceatral-'part of -the enormous 'liiuvbcr' in the west 'Country was concerned. The Oovern- 'amc-udim-iit. earriyd by a] of 7-7 to 29, majo'rity. for ths Oovorninent of 38. ix COt'ttii REMEDY. not able 10 'build houses j 'had and the warm for them to !present Government were using, be He reasonable effort to lade at 'provide transportation. There was construction a. very large mile- age of railways in the coal-bearing and it was hoped that by that' means the additional capital and labor would result. The possibility -of such u -tie-up of coal production -in -the future as would j an people are .sufficiently in during >t-he hard weather, l.cvcd if were ma. present it would bo found that one- haif oi tha in the North'west were living in houses -which were not fit for white families -to dwell in. Seventy-five per cent, of -the coal lands of passed into tho hami.s of private corporations. There- should be. some provision which would I seriously affect the people of western j insure a proper supply of coul country WHS not seriously to be ex-[ the nc-ed.s of the people 'in (.Vr.-iPccteil. Speaking of the terms of'S fl merry Vuu can guarantor your employees or your friends i! you present with a ...............box of................ "Made-in-Lethbridge" Cigars Our best LetKbridgc Belle Smoker Our Pride .............Leave your order now........-.... HANRAHAN CUNNINGHAM Over Oliver's' flail. There is-nof. ths.least" danger in giving Ohaiiitiorlain's Cough Itcmwly as it contains or other harmful rcmHivcicn .of than thirty -years xis the cnssful in' use for croup and whooping It- al I cures and is to Children' like it. Sold by All Drug- ttdhui Northw-ast. .'To place lions' upon leases of coal lands still held -by the Government wh ch not in those of lands already vould, he foarej, only ;IDUT people from taking, them. ''lie '.vaj plained that in the neighborhood of [his re-sjrter.w thervj was "'a'coal mhte I vvhtdi formerly supplied iht> 01 all the people in -the Uriel, but Air. James .J. Hill bought lit about five or six years closed it dosvn, and th-ir: be no law or regul.ition tlu'.t compel Mr. Hill 10 operate- it. Governinor.t, having recently ha-J thejr attention culled to the '.state of affairs, must have seen iho for .some regulation which wout'l the- ddsired -to say ilia t j while he considered it could hot shown 'tliat thj adininistration be of of Ih'i; country had any way responsible, for the conditions that prevailed, it was a matter .vhich must claim attention j from time to; time. .The a-Jm'mstta- i 'representative g Free IVess.) Hon. W. It. Gushing, the populai mlnj-stcr of public works in the Al- governnient, arrived 'in: tho Nothing Nicer as a Christmas Gift than a Box of Candies A consigmnoiii.of Webb's and Gianong's just in, also a big' assortment of Jacob's Fancy 'Biscuits. inL-liuling those old favorites, "Palo" ami Own." SHERLOCK, FREEMAN CO TELEPHONE 21 ticn of-'those lands must be subject to cliange to nioct the new condit- ions as they arose, so as -to conxxrt abuses. That was a fair matter for consideration from tinio to 'tiinc-, but hv thought i't a grave mistake for the House