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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDOI, ALIA., TUESDAY, DECEMBER 22, Hayr Bros. Xmas Gifts We have one of thrs finest selected stocks .of Cutlery and Electro Plate in Alberta. We extend cordial invitation to every one to call and see our stock. You will find it an easy matter to select a gift for your friend Hayr Bros.! HARDWARE MEN Phone 75 P.O. Box fittltrt Settiml Manufactured in Vancouver, B.C., of the very best Kiln- dried'Lumber, in latest de- Prospective builders would do well to write me before deciding on a house S. A. Spencer AGEHT BUILDER, CARDSION Ring Up 108 When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN BRODIE: FATAL ACCIDENT. Victoria, B.C., Dec. Evans met death near Elk Lake yes- terday through the accidantal dis- charge of a gun against which he fell as he ran from his cabin to get a shot at a pheasant he heard out- side. POPULAR VOTE. Ottawa, Dec. clerk of the Grown in Chancery made public to- day the-figures', as vofe in the recent election. Total- Liberal Conservative Magrath. Dec. vc-ry pretty wedding was celebrated ot the home of Mr. and Mrs. C. F. Steeie. The contracting parties were George Fran- cis Johnson arid Miss Anna Steeie, who are two of Magrath's most popu- lar young people. The bride has been a resident of Magrath for the past nine years. She was the recipient of many beautiful presents. The bridegroom vas tiy iris brother, Leonard Johnson, of Leth- bridge, and the bride by her sister, Mae Stcele. The bride was very charming in a dress of Gloria silk, trimmed with applique trimmings. She wore a large spray of orange blos- soms. The ceremony was performed by Harker. May long happi- ness and prosperity attend this union. A dance was given by Mr, G. F. Johnson in the assembly Hall on Fri- day to celebrate marriage. An invitation was extended to everyone, and a very large crowd was present. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed them- selves. A meeting of the ratepayers was held in'the Assembly Hall on Satur- day. The purport of the meeting was to get the approval of the rate- payers for the work that has been done by the Council in protecting the bridge over the Pot Hole at this point. There was not a very good attend- ance, but the opinion was expressed that the town had done a very good work in this regard. The Provincial Government expended about an addition to the bridge, and they stipulated that the muni- cipality should protect it by means of piling. .The Council decided to do this work without- waiting fgr the sanction of the ratepayers, and the above meeting was called for that purpose. Mr. R. W. Bradshaw has returned from Chicago, where he has purchas- ed some pure bred horses. The horses are mostly Percherons, and will be here in the course of a few days. The ladies' Aid of the Presbyter- ian Church will give avbox social in the schoolhouse on Tuesday evening. Mr. Cameron, of North Dakota, ar- rived here last week with two car- loads of settlers' effects. Mr. Cam- eron has purchased land in this dis- Capital, lest ud IMMM totts WhyNtiStarii Savings AetoutPtow? Money is more plenti- ful now than at aiiy other season, aud you can make a, good start before the New Year. A SavUgS in the Union Bank of Canada will give you a comfortable feeling of security and make it easier to keep on saving. fi.oo starts-an account, and deposits of upwards are received. luterest at the highest current rate is paid 4 times a year. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Manafer. I NO USE FOR THE BULLYING LAWYER EXCURSIONS Round Trip Fare From LETHBRIDGE To Montreal.. Toronto.. 56.60 A STRAIGHTFORWARD TALK TO THE LEGAL PROFESSION BY TORONTO APPOINTMENT OF JUDGES. Get our PRICES Corrugated iron Galvanized and Painted MeUfflc Siding Metallic I before buying elwwrhere Place Your Orders for DRAYING ....WITH.... JUS. FRAME Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE 289 on We have just placed a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle aud Siding Co.'t goods in jstock annm Office and Factory Car mil ri JUKI T: Telephone 153 Caai Ddrrctd Ttwi CO.D. All kinds of Braying and Contract Work executed with despatch Hayr Transfer Co. RING UP ISO to and intends to settle h .m.i., 1 A party of land seekers were driv- en over the district last Friday by Steve Dudley, the real estate man of Spring Coulee. The 0. W. Kerr Co. also conducted a party in an auto last Saturday. A very successful Ward conference was held hero last Sunday. Presi- dent Allen and Councillor Redd, of Raymond, were present. Bishop Harker, presided. Mr. Charles H. Sindlinger is build- ing a residence on his farm, about ive miles north of town. James Ackroyd and Clyde Woolley eft on Sunday to fill a home mis- ionary appointment at Stirling. The, birthday of Joseph Smith, the Mormon Mras celebrated icre on Sunday in a very fitting man- ner at- the various meetings held in he meeting house. The Raymond Dramatic Club play- ed the comedy entitled "Confusion" n the Assembly Hall here last Wed- nesday evening. There were very few people present, and it was rather poor, Miss Dorothy Your-g. being one of the redeeming Many of the oilier players forgot their parts, and had to be prompted often, there- by spoiling an otherwise good play. The Polmatier Sisters rendered an excellent program here last Thurs- day evening. They are all accom- plished musicians, and deserve all the praise they received. Mr. A. S. Bowles has resigned his position as assistant principal in the school here. Mr. and Mrs. G. F. Johnson leave today for a short visit to Redwood Falls, Minn. Toronto, Dec. At the annual meeting of the Ontario Bur Associa- tion Mr. M. H, Ludwig, who discuss- ed "Practical Ethics of the Lawyer." "The subject of legal ethics is too large for treatment in short began Mr. Ludwig, "I shall there- fore deal only with a few phases oi practical ethics of a. lawyer in his re- lation with the courts, the bar, his clients, and the public. "A lawyer is an officer of the court, and as 'it is his duty to assist the courts to the bestloLhis ability in the proper performance of their du- the administration of justice. 'L'hero are altogether too many record ed instances where it became necessa- ry to recall or reverse a judgment because counsel did not find and cite authorities which 'it was his duty to find and cite to the court. SHOULDN'T BE SERVILE "There should be no deceit, evasion or imposition, in dealing with the court. "A lawyer should do nothing that will detract from the dignity of the court. While deferential respect should always be extended to the court, both any such, duty devolves upou him. He was consulted as a lawyer, not as a moralist." THE BULLYING LAWYER In connection with the relation, ofj the lawyer with the public, Mr. Lud-1 wig referred to various methods of vertising, advocating only the modest to appear in papers of the highest standing. Ambulance chas- ing, the yellow press, ready-made in- terviews, and the use of the letter paper of firms or institutions for which the lawyer was thu solicitor, were declared not nerrnlssabie. "No honorable barrister or solicitor will assist or countenance such mat- said Mr. Lurtwig, speaking of the methods of certain debt collect- ors. "If the bar is not in favcr with the concluded Mr. Ludwig, "such disfavor has, perhaps, been engender- ed as much because of the uncoasclon able attacks sometimes made by counsel upon honest witnesses as from any other cause. This is not as it should be, and a, more friendly at- titude towards witnesses is desirable 'in the interests of the legal profes- Ottawa..... 56.60, Quebec..... 61.50 Proportionate fares to many other points in Ontario, Que- .bec, and Maritime Provinces. I Chicago......56.85 I Milwaukee.... St. Louis Des Moines Sioux City.. Icoun'l Bluffs. Omaha....... 55.60 St.Joseph... 58.10 Kansas City.. 59.50 Tickets on sale daily Dec. 1st to 31st, 1908; return limit three months from date of sale. MINNEAPOLIS ST. PAUL and 55.05 61.35 53.35 53.25 55.35 THE WAY OF FAST TRAINS When buying tickets insist upon them reading via North-Western Line t Obtain information from your local agent or address: H. S. Collins, GenM Agent 420 Riverside Ave., Spokane. RAYMOND. Raymond, Dec. three i months old son of J. P. Christenson yesterday. The funeral services viil lie today. The Bishop the J.D.S. Church will conduct the ser- vices. Mr. Chas. Brewreton, who has been on a mission to England, has return- to Raymond He has been away for two years. Mr. Rouse is organizing a boys' band. The boys in the band are to be between the ages of thirteen and eighteen. Mr. Rouse organized a bugle band last spring, and it has been very successful. Mr. Rouse is cnpable, and will likely have good The Kootenay Liberal will disap- pear, to be succeeded by the Koote- nay and Board of Trade Journal. as a moral and professional duty, yet nothing more is expected or intended than a manly respect, not a servile submission. The dignity of the bench, must be maintained, but also the in- dependence cf the bar. "It is the lawyer's duty not only to assist the courts, but 'also to fairly advocate the appointment to the bench of only the best men available i'or that high office, irrespective of... creed or politics, or the removal from the 'bench ibf any judge who is or has be- come incapable through infirmity or otherwise, of properly performing his judicial duties." POLITICS AND "So said the speaker, "as tbe system i-cLitiial preferment g-'-v ems appointments to che tbo best men available for !his and important offtcb cannot and not always co appointed. If the pre- sent practice 5s u'jer to If changed, who -should inauguiate :f not tha lawyer? Why should it not be his duty to endeavor to have o'.i'y properly qualified administrators of justice on the bench? To enable a judge to hear, counsel should not be obliged to speak in a voice like a' bull of Bashau." Sir. Ludwig commented on the fact that complaint was generally made that some of the judges who preside at some of the county assizes do not always fully hear cases'brought be- fore them, but dispose of them with undue the cases oQ" the trial judge is required or desires to return to Toronto on a certain train on a certain day. SHOULD 3PEAK UP "If a real grievance exists in regard to the matter just said A TIP TO THE AUTHORITIES. success with the junior band. Elder Ivan Davies, home mission- ary in the L.D.S. Church, went to Magrath yesterday, and was one of the speakers in the services held there. Miss Mitchel, oi Stirling, and Miss Thompson, oi Welling, were guests of Mrs. Cameron yesterday. The Public school will be closed for the. Christmas holidays Wednes- day. Examinations are being given in all the rooms today. Calder spent Saturday in Spring Coulee visiting at Mrs. Thomp- son's. Mr. and Mrs. Thompson and family leave soon, for California, where they will spend the winter. To Daily Herald: you not think thai the City Council, engineer, and all the real of them, would do well to walk down to the hill on Round St., anc then follow part of the verse "which says, "He that hath eyes let him the farce of road making, 3 to 5 inches of fine loose sand and clay, a great portion of which has to be scraped off sidewalks every morning. Why is, it? There arc hydrants handy, and it should not take long to thoroughly wet if down so that it would at least stay firm till next summer. Yours, etc., "LONG-SUFFERING." Oar new store is just completed in time lor Christ- mas. We will be able to show our patrons the lar- gest and best assorted stock ever shown in this city, Our Prime Steer Beef ami other Fresh Meats are unexcelled in quality. We have taken special care to assort our poultry. We also have a full line of Delicacies, such as Oysters, Crabs, Shrimps, Lobsters, California Celery and a large variety of Fresh aud Smoked Fish. Give us a call and we will do our utmost to satisfy you. Piche (EL Miron The Alberta Railway am) Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET "The Real Santa Glaus" Cantata wit! produced by the scholars of Church Sunday school, under the enaction of Mr. A. Ely, tonight at t o'clock. Admission 2Sc and I5c. on MTU o e inai IN wes FROM I I Also a lew Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each "R A C V One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum Mbm Mini ni b, (iMl LKttriAji, Mi Knowing the popularity and anticipating the de- mand for Leather Goods as Xmas Presents we order- ed a pretty and serviceable line of Fancy and Plain Leather Goods In ladies" handbags, pur- ses, traveling casta etc. Also a fine lice of Leather Goods that men will ap- preciate. Lethbridge Saddlery 3Ir. Ludwig, "a lawyer does not trans gross any canon of ethics, but right- fully performs, a duty to his client the public by adopting such, mea- sures as may bo deemed necessary to remedy the grievance." In the relation of the lawyer to the bar, Mr. Ludwig opened with a plea for professional amity, and said the tenth commandment contained a spe- cial rule for lawyers, "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's client." "Sharp ho remarked, "is invariably traceable to two desire to please a revengeful client or a. desire to manufacture most dishonorable and improper thing to do." BOUND TO CONTINUE With regard to the- relation of a lawyer to his client, Hr. Ludwig said "It seems counsel 5s bound to contin- ue in a case even though during the course of the trial he may ascertain ;that Ms client is purity." This rule, he declared, was laid down by Baron Farko in 1S40, in the trial of a man named Courvofiier, who was on trial for the murder of his master. Lord Russell. "A ndcled Mr. Ludvig, "should, of course, always be declin- ed or, its is tainted with immorality. If a client desires to know what the law is regarding a certain contemplated transaction, it is a lawyer's duty to explain it. But his duty should end there. He should not in any way aid in the furtherance of the illegal transaction. "It has been said in such transac- tions a lawyer instead of giving legal advice should take advantage of the opportunity to deliver client a moral lecture. I don't conceive that Stafford-Apw Co. Carvers We have a splendid line of Carvers made from the finest of English Steel by Jos. Rogers Son, Alfred Field, and Harrison Bros. Howison 5 Pieces in Fancy Case, per set 3 3 3 3 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 without case, per pair 10.00 7.50 7.25 6.00 5.00 4.50 2.75 3.25 ,2.50 1.50 1.00 .75 'If You Live Out of Town Write Us" Staff ord-Apw Co. ;