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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 25, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta ilBRlUGE UEKAlU l>RINtlNSCO.,aD. ff. A. iKbDai. kanatinr Director Md Editor. SUBSCRIPTION: '�H ;th Advance - $i.50 a year *2.00 a year m._: ADVERTISING. hpmtMontix - $1.00 Per Inch CANADA AT THE TIONAL. INTERNA- sary to divide the day into nine leachinjjr Iieriod.s. In other vords there aro 'twenty �ovcn short lessons n day to t�acl� forty-four to fifty subjuijts. Such hurriud and crowded work will militate very soriously against 'the eltootivi'uess of the teaching and the success of tlic students. Tlic addition of another loaclicr would ralieve the .situation and place the high school di>iia;tnicnL in a jios-ition to do elleclivc work. Tile Kraat succi�s of tlia sc!u)oI hist year has led to th? rapid increa.se of tho high scliool alU-ndanco and tlio tenr.hing staff should l,'o incr.)ased ac-corrJhigly. The Iferuid lielicvos that tho jicopie of I.o'i.libridge are i)roud of iheir .scliool.s anci �ant theiu to !)a icepL ivt llv hif^hosL point of olll-cioncy and 'to do thi.s arj willing to jiay t!io I'ricc ri>f|Uiix'd to engafT'i " .stall of pood lo;uliors who can kco!) There is very; .suljsttintial grouiKU ] llie .standaixl of tlio .school at it.s pi-o-for satist-vclion in the record made'sent Itnol or luglu'r and to provide ty Canadian."* at th(i raeent Interna- accommodation fur llic class-es tional Live Stock Siiow at Chicago./they be not owrcrowdcd. The outstnuding winnings are the bpf.l and mutton clianipion.sliip3 and gardim attachcci'r, was born' in Northuin-Ivjrliuvd. Knivland, in .18()1. Ho was educated at Klnilicld College, York, wlieiv he siu'cccded in winning th.e The Herald aims to ho a good local to spui-c to payjor tho trip on'ami di-strict daily, with enough t.do-tho cars. I did not feel very bright' graph news to keep the reader in'chief scholarship of tho College in as to my future, and at one linieito'.ch with the live eve.nl.s of the|lS75 when only It .vears of age and told my wife that 1 would retire i woild. \Vu believe that is th from journalism and politics and of paiwr tlio people want, devote inysidf 'o inari.eL gardening, sort I further distinguished himself m^lSVCi b.v c;>rrying otl tho gold metlal for languages. lie graduated in inedi-cino and suruery from lOdinburgh Cn- The Board ot Trade miglit petition the O. I*. R. to have the sleeln'r on ' ivtrfjity in tsaU after a brilliant col-tho I'.'ast bound train go through to. lego carei-r. For se\en years ho successfully prac in which 1 had done something in my earlier days. That I am in politics is hecauso my wife had more confidence in me than I hae one of th.' tion to know that Canadu lias among K""-''^' structures of the iu-ovince. A h6r stockmen, the best exponents of i'"^n""'"' thousand dollars at least the feeder's art on the continent and ' '�� L''^' i^-onstruction of it is no less a satisfaction to know |i''-"vincial .Jail. It is not that the higher institutions for the , """K'^l.V U'�'t Hu' Dominion Ooveru-�seaich and spread of agricultural lore!^''"''"l " s"l'st'intial armory and'ideas are doing their work ade-i f''*^'"' ^''^-l^-'-.v. .juately and well. Time was wlipn ' !"diamg operations hi-re dur- the kid glove farmers of Liic colleges '1008 promi.so to Iw e.xl�isive. afforded a convenient object of ridi- l':dwar'l fJrey. tradic on tho Crow warrants bettijr � Koreign Secix-tary. Whi.e quite a treatment from tho C. P. h. than'young man he became Interested in tlint. Iho politics ot his counvry and was n - kMn sui)|)orter of Sir Iklward in hi.s .lolin Churlton. e.\-M. I', for Nor-, early contests. Years afterwards at folk, de.s.'rves wyll of the Iy Vv. CUirU, made a.ppivciative refeivnces to support given him by the IHictor in those early contests. In .l.SOt) he tllspo.Si^'d of his country practise and removed to Newcas'tle- WHBJt MjKKI/fC ifOVH WILL .Remember that your Exocufor slionld Imve oxpcrioncc in (he diadii>ri;e of the dtiticB of this uiii�rtunt office ami a thorough ktiowieilgnof the admitiistralion of cfitntes, A Trust Cornpniiy has these retinirt'munis and is especially organized and equipped to act as Executor under wills. Make a will and apix>int tliis Company your executor. THE TRUSTS AND GUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) .Capital and Keserve, - ?2.2Q0,000. Public Administrator for I/etlibridyie Judicial District. Advisory Board -for Alberin : D. W. Marsh., Esq. P. Turner Bone, Esq., William Poarce. Esq. 711 First Street West (Alexander Corner) Cfi'^'nry. A. G. ROSS. Manager. IP of hundred tiero by the tho construction of |)ubllc buildings. Women are a factor in our pulilic life even if they are not allowed to use the commercial relations Ix'twecn Ca-i quostitms of the time. the franchise. The interesting paragraph from the Calgary News brings us into close touch vc'th the life of a well-known public man and convinces us again that those who walk m high places have many hard ami diflicult o!j..tacIcs to !nm�t and overcome. nada niKl the Cnited States. Tho JLxlicine Hat News i.ssue*! an exceptionally creditable (.'hristmas ""ce I ,,,,,!>�,,. this- week. It is lilierally illustrated with views of that entor- cule amonp people hotli within and without the actual bu.siness of agriculture. ^ it i.s a frequent reproacli to tho agricultural college course that it unfits the farm boy for farm work that the work or ideas gained at the college are not an impulsion to later u.selul and progressive practice. \A.-.laittiug that i.s true in some instances, tlie work of those who do n jfo back to the land is not by any means- lost. One of the great benefits of our colleges has been its rai thousand dollars sivnt ,j,.,ii,t(.,| xvith the assistance I.iady ,i( ors. He is an authcu-ity on trade ' ti\o practice. Hut ihough a busy .Vlberta t".overnnicnt in i,aurier luis given her noted husband jo.ueslions. in fact ho is a frequent con-i medical man still he found time to tributor to tho press with articles on engage in tKlucational nnd political He had the honor on (Uio- occasioa to bo elected to the Newcastle school board. l>eing 3rd on the poll out of 22 candidates. Ho also became an important factor in �tho political campaigns of his country, supporting on fiikvueivt oc-prisinu' citv and the countrv round-| "^"'""^ st'^'^' T"*^" Morley, about. Tho press work is noticoablv i'''^ \->vo^^->i secretary for In.lia, then I good. The News \^ one of the best j f"'' Newcastle. Si.v years j weeklies in the w .-.-^t-K-cause it is ; �B" ^'^ decideea.v,r ^"'^ 1-'^^^* ^'�'^^ '-'^''^ ^^"'"'''^ to lose slglrt of the mat'ters nivntion-, ^^'^ ' As it is now tile trains are decidedly j.*"' speech from the 'throne and ; confusing. A train calleil JSo. 6 t^'s "'�'*''''''*^'^"s on the recent INDUSTRIAL LETHBRIDGE. ! which is Greek to anyone but a rail-Induslrially I^vthbridge is now one constant traveller, ol the most important centres conies in about the same time as No. Western t!anada. The pay roll in the - , ^,,^,,,,. ,,i,t,.,iigi,,l iiig of the .standard of agnculturil | mines, factories. C. I'. ]{. and other average traveller. concerns reaches a " ' :jounialism in Canada, wliich is no�' f a high order, and which is the widfi.st way of influencing the largest i: j�u3�ble constituency of operators. It is true that United States Colleges , and journols have:' stolen a go )d �many of our best agricultural college iffraduates. If they were no good they wonld not be wanted. lAtt us liope that Alberta, which i.s ; giving to other province.s something to imitate in legi.5latiiin, r.iay go .ahead confidently in its establi.sh- n�e�t of an agricultural college oil city :;hi5h rank and efficiency and prop-! erly fitted to the genius of its peopit! and the nature and capacity of it.� , rt.'sonrces. No, fi arrives big smn every � ^, -.^ ^j,,,^. - '"�"'''^- 'conies in while No. �i waits. One The mino is en.i.loying about six ,^he other tail hundrwl hands, the 0. P. R. train ; ^vhich is wliich? A.sk a, bra.ss and shop stans and bridge gang ^^^^ ^^,,^1 ^^jj. jj^^ i and suggc.ear that tlu'ty had l>ecn reduced on chnin- is N\}. 7, anvl you are as wise as ever. Go to the train nearly fivv hundred men, the Brew- |^^^^ ^1^^^ cry about 25, the A. R. & I. Co. ' about fifty, the Woollen Mills, thirty, the Hour mills, ten or fifteen, the i -, jj.^^. Iron works twenty, other small in-j ,,, ,,^1^,, is which? dustries at least fifty moi-e. The oard and read. No. 0, 1.3r., on time ,''''^Sno had Hoth are in. -V sign attached to the train as is done in the pngne in the interes't of the working '"""y said, that Dr. Clark is perhaps man. ifr. Fielding coriec-tcd him | the strongest man w.j.st of the Great Lakes, on political economy and in 'the discusiiioa of tho fundamental principles of Liberalism. He has vi-si'tr there, circulation of their earnings in this dinicuKy. ' "f Canada wa.s sixteen times giva-1 J' elected THE LATE MK. PARTE. ;! J. Israel Tarte did more to en- i.: treaeh the-Liberal party in Quebec tham any person outside of .Sir NVil- ' frid -Laurier. He was used as a scarecrow in Ontario by the Conservatives � who whispered in the electors' ears 4 that Tarte was a Frenchman and a Roman Catholic fanatic and wanted \ cuiinpaign for high protection. Sir ; Wilfrid demanded his resignation Mid proved himsell to be the boss not Mr. Tarte. Air. Tarte was an exceedinly able .. IHHK, a, (Strong administrator and a is a great boon to everybody and the more iiuius-tries we secure tho illore prosperous Le-thbridge will ! be. POLITICAL LIFE. politics. Is it Some will say yes. SHOULD BE STOPPED. The council should take active inea sures to prevent (ha pal)er blowing up into the city from tho nuisance ground. Drivers take loads of paiwr down thc-ro and dump thom olT carelessly allowing the wind lo take'them a wi.se ambition? , t, .the city fa.ster than they I the Doctor will make a ter in 1907 than it was in 1^6. j strong and e.xcellent representative j SHI WILFRIDS LOFTY SPEECH j^'^fl iJi'Cr in the Federal House, ' .Sir Wilfrid Lauricr followed Mr, Ambition lo enter public life seems] Horden and at once rai.scd the tone of debate from (he trivialities of the .Mr. Geo. F, Candiflaie for Root, tho Consorva-Ihe Commons in Red Others, no. One were taken away, l)r, Camj>lioll, in ward politician lo the liiglicr plane i)�.cr Riding, was born, as Mr, Root of statesmanship. The moment the t,xiu-os.sapor as pos-] meiubeis of, the llou,sc. He in.stnnc-1 any where outside his live.stock, farm-sible and s(v that the balance is sent L^, ,,|,,. ca.ses of ,Mr, Fielding, Sir Ol-j inj^^ and ranching initei-ests in Alberto the nuisance groumi in such a way ^ iwr MowuH, Mr, Hlair nnd Mr, Sif-,ta. His father was 01 Pennsylvania as to |>revi,tch extraction while his mother to the city to pu't the slixx-ts in the I the Hou.se V|ien culled to the Cabin-'was of F;nglish descent, both-lieing 11 horrible condkion in whi.ch they have l^.^ igga. When confronted with'i,orn in New York State, been r-cently. There should be more these hi,sloric tads, Mr, Borden ' M,-. Koo provision made for iiro.secuting a i q,ic,kly snhsided, man who will carelessly or with in- tent empty papers in such a . way or place as will permit them to blovj into the city to the slrtwts. jt�urnahst of the highest reputation, j'"'t- there is very little tempta-Hia deutli removes one of the most i ^^^n to hone.st, and upright men to it'presentativc and {foin Canadian life. brightest men SCHOOL EFFICIENCY. Th� greatest problem to I>c facctcn. school has left only one vacant room in the city .schools. Tho mports ol afctendiinco shosi- that in Justice to pupils' and teachers and 'llanco to the ratepayers, another tca-oher should be provldeil for the pub-"lic-8chool department as all of tho 1: roonis are crow'ded, somo to over- �;,v-Moreover, the large attendance tn 'the high school departments makes '�it necessar.v to appoint at'onoe an-^ I'-^hor t�achor for those standards. '^'Itiere are now forty six pupils in , iBtahdahla VI, VU, VIII. which arc �ttJie high school depsrtmcntd. In ,i/',",'�t*��le ot Canada to up his mind to make this his future subslilii'tu for the Liberal policy, i home, buying the Spruce Bluff farm which, as Mr, Fielding says, is the , s-ffction, adjoining the town, in 1VJ02 "guiding .star of the party." It is;and stocking it with Shorthorns and remarkable, .said .Sir Wilfrid, net for, Perch'oron.s, and adding to it a sec- its solidity, but for its elasticity. It was built, not of oak, ,but of India' rubber, its planks are not of the ordinary boards but nameless, shapeless things. tion and a half over the river. In 19(14 h stiii'tctl to homestead n section at Krsltine, which is now his I homo. The last thirty years of his intemled.to contract or Hie he has had a most cap- ex|iand ncconling to time, place or able helinnoe't in Mrs. Root, It looks as though wheat wonld go up in price. It cannot help but advance if the report as to the shortage in the worldcrop is correct. An Ontario judge sentenced a man to two extra years in the penitentiary because he made a saucy remark to the judge. The bench should be respected, but it is questionable if the people will quietly allow it to possess such remarkable powers as to give a prisoner two years for venting' his wrath in court. Didsbury is the first town in Alberta that has voted in favor of a free library. It is to be hoped that other cities and towns will wake up and sec the need of such an institution. Lethbridgo ought to be the first. circumstances." Continuing amiat- who viis the youngest daughter of the late S, A, Wolcott, formerly division su|M}rinitcndcnt of tho Chicago Milwaul�>e, and St. Paul R. U. at DubiKHio, Iowa. Mr. Root was the |)riine mover in the formation of the Central Alljcrta Stockgrowers Association at F,rskino in June, 1906, nnd was its first president nnd .is ted by 'the succeeding one. Every [now honorory president of the asso- Never cease boosting Lethbridge and Southern Alberta. No matter where we may roam throughout the west it is impossible to strike a place with as goml a. future ahead of it as this city. We are on the high road to greatness. The square is the proper place for ber own right, which had a Bmalllour public buildings. Impreu that Htep forward is followed by a step backward, nnd in tho task of expounding it, of explaining what it moans, my hon, friend remintlcd ma very much of � caged squirrel, nl-wa.yK in motion, but always revolving in a circle and accomplishing nothing." ' 'Sir Wilfrid, in clear cut, incisive terms, ))roocer cent, of the workers cngagetl in tho pa|)er bo.x industry of the United States ano women. Among tobacco and cigar operators two thirds are women, amd ot the bookbinders more than half. ising to open up the question of sub. sidles if rotui-ncd to power. The Vv^-mier explained fully that the arrange meiit last inuOe was arrived at with the consent of all provinces and was understood to bo .a final statement. Sir Wilfrid concluded his brilliant effort by the announcement tha>t when the time came to appeal to the peo- ple he Hhuuld do so with perfect con-peopl* of Dritiah Columbia by prom-' fldenoe. You have ever thought of a Piano in your home, there is the opportunity today to have one at an unequalled price. You know our yeptttation for tnighty reasonable prices. Well, we are breaking records on a shipment of Heintzman Pianos, arrived yesterday. Corns to our store today and investigate these beautiful instruments. Is there any gift that would be as greatly appreciated as a piano for Christmas. :: Organs in stock also le Turpin Furinture Co. BST" We guarantee a square deal to all who trade here. ^ Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Established 1864 Paid-up Capital................................$6,000,000 ReBerve Funds............................... 4,036,256 Total Assets,,................................ 52.000,000 Savings Bank Depattment  Deposits of $1.00 and upwards received. Interest paid * > quarterly. ^1 DRAFTS and Letters of Credit bouRht and sold. .. Special attention given to accounts of Farmers and Ranchers LETHBRIDGE BRANCH Temporary Office, Oliver Blocif, Second Floor R V/. McMULLEN, Manager CHIEF JUSTICE SIPTON Of the Supreme Court of Alberta HOTEL SYNDICATE DISSOLVES. Edmonton, Dee. 23.-The Bulletin is in a position to state that within the next few weeks the Edmonton hotel syndicate, composed 61 Messrs. Richard Secord and Arch. York, will be dissolved, and the hotels which they now control will pass into new management. Whether Mr. Secord or Mr. York will assume control has not yet become known, but an announcement will likely be made in the course of a few days. VALUE OF DISTRia COURT Provd by ike Haodliis the Caie tf Pat Mirpiiy (From Saturday's Daily.) The value of the dislriol court has been amply shown during the pre-.sent soi^ion. Tho particular instaace is that of I'atsy Murphy who Tucsfloy nf'ternoon was arrentotl for smashing a window at the lialmvral Hotel. lie was brought before Magistrate Humphries that night, cam-mitled for trial, and tried before >liult;e Winters yt-slerilay, recciviag his sentence within three flays of the olTence. Without the District Co�rt, I'nts.v woiiUI have boon kept in durance \ile until the nuxt sittlnjf of tho Su|)renic Court before knowing his fate. The District Court will bo known as tho speedy' trial court. TENDERS WANTED. To check a cold quickly get from your druggi.tt some little Candy Cold Tablets callerl Preventies. 3>rugglsts everywhere arc now dispensing Pre-%'entic8, for they are not only aafe. but decidedly eOeetlve and prompt. Prevonrtics conUin i|�i(ibM!, ae lax ativc, notfainc harah ar rfekBQii�. Taken at the "aueaae ie, ��e. Hhmb Jtbe name, Prcventiea. OaMi tor lavarlah ehildnsn. 48 PiWeoMw 9B cndU. Trial boxaa S ee�ta. SaM all dealwa. Tenders will be roccivcfl up to SStk January, 1008, for the convtruoClMl of a brick and stone church for Knox ^congregation, Ijcthbridge, as pait plans and speciGcations pr ed by J. II. G. Russell, chiteot. A copy ol pli and spogLTications may be had from K. U. Hj'lands chairman of Board t the Heating and PIUBib> ing, for which a separate lender ia^ requested. In addition tn the above soi�Mto tenders may be sent in for the dl(il�� ent trades as per headings on spctel* flcations. x A dopucit chec|uc of 5 per cent, ol amount of tender must accompany tender. E. U. RyUUfDS. dl3-19-ltaw J38 Chainnaa B. of II4 ;