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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 25, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta PRINTING CO., LTD. W. A. Buchanan, M�nRglng Director and Editor. SUBSCRIPTION: Va Advance - $1.50 n year Q.therwiso  $2.00 a yoar ADVERTISING. I?ar Month - $1.00 Per Inch CANADA AT THE iINTERNATIONAL. sary to dtvlde. tho day into nlno leaching periods. In other words thoro nr0 'twenty seven short lessons n, day to tench forty-four to fifty HUbJ rapid Increase of the high school attendance nnd tin?! teaching start' should he ineiMnsvd accordingly. Tiu> Herald believes that tho people of I.etlitiridgv are proud of their schools and want them to be kept at t !>d. while more money the carrying for the third time ntul;spent for satisfactory iv.suIts is mo-jiermanently the stock-judging tro-ln.-y saved. ])liy by the boys of the Ontario Agri- j -#- cultural College. The success in both j A B|G EUILDt NG YEAR, these, departments of practice ond what might be called theory, or, education, in n matter the significance of which should not be lost sight of, as they are mutually dependant and complementary phases of agricultural work nnd progress. Tt is a gratification to know that Canada has among her stockmen the best exponents of the (cedar's art on the continent and it is no less n satisfaction to know that the higher institutions for the .vareh and spread of agricultural lore and ideas are doing their work adequately and well. Time was when the kid glove farmer^ e.f iiie colleges afforded a convenient object of ridicule among people both within and without the Bctual business of agriculture. , It is a frequent reproach to tin; agricultural college c mrse that it unfits the farm boy for farm work that the work or ideas gained at the college are not an impulsion to later useful and progressive practice. \.l-mittiug that is true in some instance*, the work of those who do n .:. o back to the land is not by any means lost. One ot the great ben--fits of our colleges has been its roi ine of the garden attached. It was not much of a house, but It saved rent. Tho stivet cars passed near tho house, but for several months I walked fact upon tho new council no Mint its members will take notion to htivo n part of the square put apnrt for that purpose. The square as it is at pres- thi-ee miles to the olboe nnd three j ,,|,t 18 1,11 eyesore, miles back, day uftvr day. Why? | - Tho Herald aims to be a good local BEFORE THE PUBLIC EYE IV. At. (Mark, the l.ilwral candidate for I ted iVer, wns born' in Northuni-lvuliuvd, Knglutul, in 1801. lie was educated nt Klmlield College, York, Hecause I did not have live money to spare to pn>\ for tho trip on and district daily, with enough tele- j wheiv he succeeded in winning tho thecals. 1 did not fivl very bright gruph news to keep the reader In'chief scholarship of the College In as to my future, and at one time > to'.ch with the live events of tho told my wife that I would ret Ire . world. We lielieve that is the sort from journalism an 1 politics and of paper tho people went. devote myself 'o mnri.el gardening, j - in which 1 had done something in j The Hoard ot Trade might petition i NeVt jenr vi II likel.v see a couple of hundred thousand dollars s|xnt � lieru li\ the Alberta llov.-rnment in , the constriction of public buildings. The new com i house will cost at least 4811.00(1. and will !,e used in tie construction of the new Provincial .Inil. It is not unlikely that the ttoininiiin Government will crvot a substantial armory here for lb,. Field lottery. Ot !'�!� hiiliinig operations here during t'.tort promise in lie extensive, amongst them being the block for It. I\. Sherlock, the new Presbyterian i'hurch. a building in all possibility f> r the Hank of Commerce, several my earlier days lilies is because my wife hail more conliilence in me than 1 haid in myself. She was always cheerful and strong of heart for a little woman, Ood bless her' and she induced me to keep on When the turn of I he tide came, 1 knew that her judgment was better limit mine." The tribute to ins wife wns chur-ac!eristic of Hi,. Iran., Uight here it Is worthy of c 'miiien! Hint nearly ' i:e rly eve-y pubi'c iiiiin of protMin etice is under obligation to his wife. In Morl�'.\ s obituary of Gladstone there is many a reference to the great and helpful inlliieiiiv Mrs Gladstone hud upon Ivr distinguished bus I an I. S.r .lo'in Maedomil.l ofipl |'.id tribute to the ludp he r ceived from his wife and e ervliodv is acquainted with the assistance Lady I.uurier has given her noted husband Women arc a fin tor in our public life even if they are not allowed lo use the franchiso. The int-rest ing paragraph from the Calgary News brings us into close touch vi:th the life of a well-known public man and convinces us once again that those who walk m high places have many hard am! dittlcult .;!;..!�;"!-.�: to moot and overcome. that I am in po- the C. P. H. to have the slis'i*'1' on the Must bound train go through to Winnipeg. It is an awful nuisance to lie compelled to got up at Punmore I Junction eirly in the morning and transfer lo the main line train. The trnlllc on the Crow warrants better treatment from the C. P. It. than that. | John Chirllon, ex-M P. for Nor-: folk, ilesei'ves Well of the Liberal parly. Sir Wilfrid Lnurier should have called htm to the Senate instead of Archie Cumpiell, of We.-t York. For 1875 when only 1 I years of age and further distinguished himself by cirrjlng o'l the gold medal for Inn^unges. lie graduated in medicine and surgery from Kdlnhnrgh l'n-' ivi'i'ijity In lMH!) alter a brilliant college enroer. | For seven years he successfully prac ticed his | rofessiou in his native country in the divtrlct repivsenled in , Parliament by Sir I'.dvvarl Grey. l,-oreign Secivlary. Whi.e quile a young man he became interested in |tho politics of his cnuniry and w as a k,vn supporter of Sir Fdward in his early contests. > ear>- afterwards at | n political luncheon. Sir Fdward in iV'plying tn a tonM to h.e Liberal cause" proposed t \ l'r. Clack, made t . . . , nppivciut ive ivlotvnccs tn support gi- WHEJV MA.Kt/tG ifOVn WILL RomomW Unit your Exrculor ulionlit hnvo cxporionop in tlto uiaeliimrt! of tlto ilutica of litis important olRco nnd a tlioiougli knowlotlojp of the aduiiniatralion of PHtatos,. A Trust Company has thoHc roquircmonlH and is oapooially orgnnixod and equipped to act as KxtM'tilor under wills. Make a will and appoint this Company your executor. THE TRUSTS AND GUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Ollice, Toronto) Capital nnd KoBcrvo, - $2.21)0.000. I'tihlic Administrator for Tiethhridj^c -ludieial District. Advisory Board-for A Iberia : D. \V. Marsh, Esq. P, Turner Bone, Esq,, William Pearee. Esq. Ill First Street Wesl (Alexander Corner) Ca'trnry, A. G. ROSH. Maiiarfer. veers in the days of Opposition Cluirl i Veil him In the Poclor in those early ton was a Liberal stalwart, fighting i contests. s for Liberal principles in the darkest days of t's? pnrly's history. lie is nn able man too-n good deal abler than the majority of Ontario's Senators, lie is en authority on trade questions, in fa.t )v is a Ireipient contributor to the press with articles on engage in educational the commercial rolntions between t'a- ; quest ions of Git nada ami the Coiled Slates. , honor on one occasion to he elected . � j to the Newcastle school boniil. heing I N'cws issued an !,nl "� lUposed of his country prnrlise and removed to Newcaslle-on-Tyiic. where he resided for eleven years ami enjoyed a large and lucra- ! a live practice. Hut though n busy medicul man si ill he found tiim" to and political time. lie bad the IF5 SIGN BOARDS AT DEPOT. The C. P. It. iitlicials have expressed a desire that the grievanivs of the liethlii'idge people lie not publish- The Meilicine Tint exceptionally creditable Christmas ntnnlxu- this week. U is Ulierally Illustrated with views of that enterprising city and the country roundabout. Tlv press work is noticeably good The News is one of the tiest weeklies in the wbecause il is progivssive and newsy. other liusine the Cmildale Hotel and innunierabli residences. Xe\t yen- ought to In- the banner Imilding your for this citv. INDUSTRIAL LETHBRIDGE. Industrially I.thbriilgt> is now one of tho most impi'i-tant centrrs in Wost.-rn Canada. The pay roll in the standard of agricultur il mines, factories. C. P. H. anil other journalism in Canada, which is now .concerns reaeh, s fa high order, nnd which is the month wfdiist way of influencing the largest i The mine i possible constituency of operators. It hundred ham lug sum every mplnying about six the C. I*. 11. train is true that United Stntes Colleges : and shop stalls ami bridge gang and journals have'stolen o go rl. nearly liw hundred men. the Hrevv-many of our best agricultural college! cry about 2."., the A. H & I. Co .graduates. If they were no goodth-j about fifty, the Woollen Mills, thirty, wonld not be wanted. |tl,o Hour mills, ton or fifteen, the L�t us hope that Albrtn. which is ''"ti works twenty. (>ther small in-giving to other provinces something dustries at least lifty more. Tin- to imitate in legislation, may po ahead confidently in it* establishment of an agricultural college m hi^h rank and efficiency nnd properly fitted to the genius of its peopie and the nature and capacity of its resources. blocks, the addition to to tho average trav,.||,.|\ .No. it arrives usually on No. T's time and No 7 comes in while Xo. 0 waits. One comes in head first. the other tail first. Which is which'1 Ask a, brass buttons uud you are told this is No. , on time .No. 7. 1 ..")0. on timo. Moth are in. but which is which? A sign attached lo the train as is done in the large cities, would obviate the whole dillieuli:. . j OUR OTTAWA LETTER pr senco ,,i sn ,lmnv ,,,., anij ,|u, circulation of their earnings in this city is a gr.-at boon to everybody and the nmiv industries wv secure the i*ore prosperous L-thbridgv lie. . The SHOULD BE STOPPED. council should take uiiiv. m >u |>u]it blowing THE LATE MK. TARTE. J. Israel Tnrte did more to entrench the Liberal party in Quebec than any person outside of Sir Wilfrid Laurior. He was used as a sen-crow in Ontario by the Conservatives who whispered in the electors' ears that Tarte was n Krenclnnan and a Koman Catholic fanatic and wanted t� place Canada under the heels of France and the Pope. The story was swallowed by a lot oi innocent Protestant electors, who. if they had investigated, would have found Mr Tarte to bo a very liberal man in his views. Tho charge was also nunlo that Mr. T�rt� dominated the government, thut he bossed Sir Wilfrid, but the foolishriiis.s of such a statement was proved by the attitude of the I'remiei when Tarte, contrary to tin- views oaivear presently. .Mr. llorilen did. however, make allusion to the French treaty for the purpose of making it npiicar that duty had l>ceu reduced on cham-pngue in the interest of the working man. Mr. Fielding corrected him and suggested that he should be tiet-4er , informal l>efoiv making such a charge and that the duty on champagne had not Ihvii reduced Mr. Borden concluded his remarks by u few dosuhory remarks on the trade t Liberal majority ever polled in Olds polling district. It bus liecn said, and we lieleve truthfully said, that Dr. Clark Is perhaps the strongest man w-st of the (ireat Ijikes. on political economy and in the discust-ion of tho fundamental principles of Liberalism. He bus visited the old laud several times since coming wist and bus always l>oon iv-those who knew him. for polit icul campaigns his support in th over there. If elected the Poctor strong and excellent for Hod p,er in tne F,.ileial will make c lepivseiitativ, 1 louse. nuisance of pa|ier care- 'IT Mr. Coo. I-. Iliiiit, Iho Conserva- Caodidato nr the Commons in Hod wind politician to the higher plane j^., of statesmanship The moment th lessly allowing vbo back to the city woie taken awuy w ir.il lo take them faster than they Dr. Campbell, in his report as Health Ollii or, made an e.vcflli'iil suggestion in adv sing that ii cWral of wire netting bo made '� � to which lie loads of papers could lie driven uml emptied. Merchants should burn as much paler as possible and s,�. that tho balance is sent to the nuisance ground in such a Way as lo pivv.iit its bepig blown back lo th,> city to put the stre�.-ts in tlv horrible condition in which they huve l�i;ii r-ceiilly There should bo more provisiiui made for prosecuting a man who will carelessly or with intent empty papers in such a way or place as will permit them to hU into the city lo the street . !IIC| OUR POINT OF VIEW. ! The death of Win. Itarues was par-, tieularly sud. He had worked hard tall his life, very rurely if ever tnk-i ing a holiduy. A few mouths ago he : had Riillioient eonipetency to take a ; vacation: He stnrted on a trip to i t'ne land of his birth, Knglaud. but i the grim reaper claimed him before ; ho was well started on the journey. r Hiding, was born, as .Mr. Knot expresses it "in a moment of weakness." in Manpiett � Co., Wisconsin, in IH.Vi, whence bis parents removed tin. t. same yenr to New Hartford. Muiler I'u . Iowa, which has ever Mine,, boon tie family home. Mr. Knot himself mid bis two sisters at present own the homestead, and this is all the stake Mr Hoot has in the stat.-s now, and all the slake he lias any whole outside his lnvslock, farming and ranching interests in Allrer-la. His father was of Pennsylvania1 Hutch extraction while his mother I was of l-.nglish descent. bi�lli-lieing' born in New \ ork State. In Iowa Mr. Hoot livml up to l'Jiiy, devoting! his attention to buying furms anil j improving them and building up his! live slock interests, with a turn for a few years in the hardware business lu HXll he visited Alliertu and mud* the people of Canada to up his mind to make this his future tor the Liberal policy, home, buying the Spruce llluff farm in lUOa prime minister uttered his opening sentences the members n{ tile house, on both sides g.i\,. him their individual attention, and they were well repaid. After alluding ' -the colonial conference. Sir Wilfrid recalled. for the b.neiit uf Mr Mordoii. that it was tie practice in appoint men to the Cabinet who w.-i  not at the time lee; ibors of th,. House. lie instanced tho cases of Mr. Fielding. Sir Oliver Muwutt. Mr. Illair and Mr. Sif-toii. none of whom were meinlH'rs of lhe House vi'ieli called tn the Cabinet in lsHiti. When confronted with those historic iatts. Mr. llorilen iplickly sllbsioeil. The nit"o do resistance, however, was Pic tearing to pieitw nnd scattering to the four winds o/ the ulleg-ed Halifax platform, which Mr. llorilen desires subst it ute which, as Mr. Fielding says, is the "guiding star of the party." It is remarkable, said Sir Wilfrid, nut for its solidity, but (or its elasticity. It was built, not of oak, but of India lubber. Its planks are not of the or-tlinnrv boards but nameless, shapeless things, intended to contract or s'cliou, adjoining the town and stocking it with Shorthorns uml Percherons, and adding to it u section and a half over the river. In ' TWti-1 he started to homestead u section at Krsluno. which is now his home. The Inst thirty yeurs of his life he htis had a most cap- SCHOOL EFFICIENCY. i They seem to delight in bleeding � the 1 j Member of Parliament. Tlmv want! " lo"kK 1,8 w,,ont w,,,l,(l Tho greatest problem to l� fac^l'hin, to s,i|.p,rt every sporting or-I u�* "l ,"'U',' U cunnut ,,,',�, l,ut u'1' by tho incoming Vublic School Hoard I Rani/.ation. contribute to every new vanCl' ,f t1"' r"lJort �� to th'' *'��rtagu "is that of providing accommodation ; church and spend money right and , worl' Tm�rk ! n-il by tho succ.viling one. Kvery mimrts of attendnnce show that in; �"� to the judge. The bench should be \ *to.-\> forvard is ,'ollowv.l by a step Justice to pupils and teachers and 1 As V|> 'cmarked in it ivcent issue respected, but it is questionable if , backward, and in the task of e.\-hanco to the ratepayers, another uja-jllun'''' 31cd in favor of a" Kir Wilfrid, in clear cut. incisive it necessary to appoint at once nn- (llculurly on account of the strong nt- | frt,(, iio,ftry. ft is to be hoped that .terms, proceeded to analyze the vur- titude he always . took upon public : oUlL.r citil,s nni, town8 wiU w,ke \, s , k|| , , h , , nll.te Innu 'i'u.. W...........I...I.............. . . .... 1 I ' 1 Didsbury is the first town in Al- | thln�." iither tenchor for these standards. There arm now forty six pupils in Standards VJ, VJ1. VHI. which are the high school departments,-. In standard V itltero are 'Utility pupils. ., For' these seventy-six pupils in four ;atandards there aro threo teachers, necessitating tho doubling of the standards in many subjects nnd making ft impossible for the principal spend anything like "enough time J*,),''supervising. To teach roor^ly, tho ^Vfiubjeotii aljeolutPlyrequired by the ?^,;oiirriouluin, averaging eleven or ^^jwlv�-'i.to the standard, it in neces questions. The News relates a case I ,lIul 8W. thc lu,,.(1 of ,, i,htitu. j consistencies. He showed how Mr. C-unimi AlU'rta Stockgrowers Asso-ciaition al F.rskine in .June, 1000, and was its lirst president and is now honorary president of the association. Though Mr. Hoot does not bunk much on it, the family is proud to know that Hon. l-'.lihu Hoot, of President ItooM-vell's Cabinet inetnlier of tne family. is a where Mr. Tarte lost his newspaper ( i jOI, property and was comi>olled to earn flrst a liviug for his family at 'the prince-'j ly salury of nine dollurs a wwk as ; Never cease reporter. Tloro is what Mr. Tnrte , and Southern Kighty-lwo per cent, of the workers engaged in the pu|>er box industry of the United Slate* uru women. Among tobacco uml cigar operators two thirds nre women, and of the Leth bridge ought to be the llorden had llirted with government I hookliinders more than hulf. had to suy about that period in his life. "At this time I got a job at 89 n week, and had. to move my wife and little ones outside the city limits, so that wo 'could live in a little house that my vita owned in boosting Alberta. l.etlihfidge No mutter where we ntuy roam throughout the west it is impossible to strike u place with as good &. future ahead of it as this city. We are on the high road to greatness. The square is tho proper place for her own right, which had a small)nur public buildings. Impress that ownership nnd then announced thut ho stood for the operation ami nmn-ugeiiMint of railways by nn lndo|�ond-ent commission. He showed how Mr. llorden advocated public ownership of telogrnph nnd telephone lines, but wus silent us to the methods by which they could be secured. MOltDKN SrcVEKELY CKNSUJIKD. Sir Wilfrid sevorly censured Mr. Borden for his attempts1 to bribe the peopl* of British Columbia by prom- 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 reputation for inighty reasonable prices. Well, we are breaking records on a shipment of Heintzman Pianos, arrived yesterday. Come 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 The Turpin Frit 865T Wo gtmrttiitt'e it square ileal lo all who tratlo here. Merchants Bank of Canada * HEAD OFFICE. MONTREAL EsTAUbisnun Paid-up Capital. Reserve Funds. Total Assets ... .$(5,000,000 4,0oT,.256 52.000,000 Savings Bank Department Deposits of SI.00 and upwards reeeived. Interest paid i quarterly. DRAFTS and Letters of Credit bought ami sold. Special attention fiivun to accounts of Fanners nnd Ranchers ! LETHBRIDGE BRANCH : Temporary Office, Oliver Block, Second Floor ' E. V/. McMULLEN, Manager VALUE OF DISTRICT COURT Proved by lhe Handtiig of lhe Case tf Pat Murphy CHIEF JUSTICE SIFTON Of the Supremo Court of Alberta HOTEL SYNDICATE DISSOLVES. Kdmonton, Dec. 23.- The Bulletin is in u position to state that within the next few weeks the Kdmonton hotel syndicate, composed ol Messrs. Richard Seeord and Arch. York, will be dissolved, nnd the hotels which they now control will pass into new management. Whether Mr. Seeord or Mr. York will assume control has not yet become known, hut an announcement will likely be made in the course of u few days. (From Saturday's Daily.) The value ot the district court Uns been amply shown during the present sestiion. The ptii'liculnr instance is that of I'ats.v Murphy who W Tuesday afternoon was nrre�t�l for smashing u window at the l!nlm�ral Hotel. lie wns lirought Ix'fore Magistrate Humphries that niRht, can-milled for trial, and tried Injfore ilud^e Winters yesterday, receiving his sentence within three days of thu offence. Without the Jlislrict ('ourt, I'atsy would have been kept in durance vile until the next .sittinR of the Supreme t'niirt before knowing his lute. The Jlislrict Court will be known as the speedy trial court. TENDERS WANTED. isiiur lo o|H>n up the question of sub. sidies if rot tinted to power. The Premier explained fully that tho arrange uient last made was nrrivod ut with the consent of nil provinces and wus understood to bo.n final statement. Sir Wilfrid concluded his brilliant effort by the announcement th�t when the time came lo appeal lo iho people ha should do so with perfect con* ftdence. To check a cold quickly get from your druggist somo li*tlo Candy Cold Tablots called I'rovcntics. ^Druggists everywhere are now dispensing Prc-ventics, for they are n�H only wile, but decidedly effective ami prompt. Preventics contain lie ipJicin*, uo lux ative, nothing harah *r fickuidqg-Tnk�n nt the "anew* kU�^' Preven-tics will prevent piwummtt*, bronchitis, T.n tlrippe, (Ac. Hence iiie name, Preventiee. (Ueod tor tewsriah children. 48 rrovonMw 96 ceuiU. Trial boxes 3 eewts. S�ld py all dealvrt. Tenders will lie received up to S.HIa January, 1908, for thc cons-tructWm of n brick and s-tonc church for Knox congregation, Lclhbridge. as pSK plans and specifications prepmc-ed by .1. If. U. ItusKcIl, chitect. A copy of plaM and s|ie(^llcations may lie had from K. I', llylands chairman of Hoard ot Managers, l.elhbridge. to whom all U'liders should be uddivssed. Th* above means n tender for nil tfe* \york exce|it tho I tenting and Dumb-ing, for which a separate tendor la rwpiested. In addition to the above separate tenders may be sent in for thc different trades as fior headings on specifications. . A depoeii chcipic of 5 per cent, of amount of tendor must accompany tendor. E. U. RYLANDS, dia-10-ltaw }28 Chairman D. of M, ;