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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 27, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta IBTBBRID6B HERALD viimnw CO.. in. V. A. UfCHANAN, Maugiai llirccler. W. JOKAAN. 8�pt of M DcMrtacat. saBSCllIPTION: ^lo Advance  SLSO a year fOtti ii wi!-�  92.00 a year AOVERTISINQ: Vnr Month  1.00 Per Inch GOSS]P|Wo. ON THE SIDE I 0 I Did your you sick? Chrisatinns dinner make will i ihe I>ickis untl .the publif Autoniobilrs develop great ap -poliies in this country. I s�w � lot of hay being unloadoil at Howard Case's gartLge- MAIL SERVICE. I have been trying to find out who is at the back of the stwwt railway project but without success. Somebody aays W. V. Whitney knows o little about it. The brave men in thia coumr}- �i� not all soldien oad baclielora. Bead tifta and you will be cooviaoed that It >� up to the Uonrd of Trade to r''*'"/rK!�n"'^"**'vJ^'T ~���^-�^ tiw funitth tile town, of the Crow . Ne�t ^^^^ occaalonally .w brav.: Mne with a decent mail Hervice. At J on Satu�lay Imst M.>^r Mow^Tol preMBt the liiaila are carried with - fxiBgaton. -"jor jtowa* � out the leaat aittention bcfing paid ;to the conwnJence of the public. If the trains on the main line are late, the Crow train rushes away without /'the accompanied by J Stewart, aged oevnitcen, went down to the M^rf ood tools their iwuol morning dip in the lake, altbowh I'"*'' """""^ ' the thermometer �gi�te.W^�3 i mails and the business men as p,,,^, ^ ^.aouiwed ' '^^ Altosothcr it was a .s^trenuous day io'As ami tho industrial growth for the strrnMous I'l'csitlont'.'s son. follow closely vipon thf nK''ii'UHiWii The initiation will contimu^ until J''ri ;pi-ojfrt'ss of thf t'.uiadian wt>.s>t. day. Evvry day young KoosaoveUwill | It too much to o.tpcct that Hii be compelled to perform nil sorts oi : railw^ays will bu ahlo to kMjp ' \tovi> wcirA stums for the wlification of j with ths? farmers ntni that lar short ttgi' will coaso. Tht> )>resi,^iii longcs-tio.i will t�� rially has tcneii atvi strengtlMJiKKl. Let us have more railway facilftie.s. 'but let us also have the other remedy for lack of inimwlUvte transportation - ^U\n\ mills. II II PKCSS ORINDINGS II II Toronto Globe: The story of the terrible struggle along a trackless and precipitous coast lino by Mrs. Thomaa Patterson, wife of the lighthouse iucpcr at Cape Beale, U.C., to warn thts Quadra, the Governiikunt steamer ot the BiuiUiekl cable .station, of the wreck of iho bark Col -onia and the iHjril of her crow, is one of those tales of life-saving tliat caanot be tallowed to pass unnoticct the elements to briitg helt> to the mefi huddled on this poop of the wrecked ship and e.\ix!cting every minute to be their last. She Quanda, TIM OLD LKOISLATIVK AUANDONED. hau far west ae Xelson, B.C., must suffer, though the tig rood draws its pay for carrying the mail. The Herald understands the poat-offlce dopartnient cannot coq^pel the C. P. R. to wait for the mikils tut one thing we are sure of and that is that if the Hoard ot Trade passes a strong resolution calling upon the Dominion government to pass legislation forcing the C.P.R. to give people here a proper mail service, it wilt be endorsed by all the Boards of Trade on the Una. An appeal from twenty or more towns, should be certain to warrant action on the part of the government. The Board of Trade should take Up this matter without delay. CDITORIAt NiyrEs. ' That tramway rompan>' iti looking a loagt way ahead when it aieoka the 'pk>ivilege of operating within a rad -iua of 80 milea of this city. That -would enable ly cngrave and arc able to extend help to men and wonwjn in their last extremity. The law makers of tho province of Sa.'ikatchewnn have met in the old assembly hall for the first tiiul thi^ last time for if. is now fmftely known that the coming session of the legiislaturi! will be held In the Michaclis tilock which is now near -Jng fomplotion. It will .seem strange for thoso who, like Mr. Moutitain have been a-ssociated sn long with the old Iniilding on I>(�woKitag charters will get busy and put dov.n tracks and show that they are in caraeet. Paper railways don't ro-duop fnffght rates or assist to open new country for development. The sooner Jim Hill gets into this country the batter for the country. North Dakota is having a fuel famine too. One of our exchangee, . tho Saaaboro Pioneer came to band this week with tlie followtng publiabed on the front pa�e in heavy type: "Xo fuel in Baitaboro." "We must have fuel." We hope to next tnaek theft they got it. the offer ,one day to swim in the hay the next,Sunday any distance that his fellow-workers liked to cut the ice and make for him a swimmdng course. Titey took him at his word and with saws toiled hard, cutting an open space nearly forty yards long. Be looked on smiling, and it was feared that he woiild back out and laugh at them for their wasitetf ,�bor. Instead, be pcolod off, plunged in. swam the gap both ways, and ui>ged bis companions to prepare his bathe for him again on the following Sunday. The man auffered nothing from his .icy swim. He bad been hardened, no. doui^t, in the arctic r^ions of the hoarding house boith-room. historic places of intorcst, iisofiil career has dosed. Th� now Michaelis Iniilding where � ' � ' ; t/hc winter session will Iw he'd is Toronto Globe: i'rcsident Hoosc - four storeys, t'hi> upper three of vclt has not waitwi the rc�uH of his which w'iU lie oc.cupi�l by the gov-lni.>6Sago to Congress urging the res- ernniunt.- Mogiha VIcsi. ervutjon of all coal lands now- m the \ ---" pri:sb:ntatiox to mis.s ells. of the (Vicral Government, but has used his official atithority to prevent further alienations till .such times as Congress sees fit to protect tlie remaining coal measures by l�igislation. the need of simiilor I Why, was the whiskey in that car which woe burned the ather night turned into Scotch? Because it had a smoky flavor after the fli^. 'Naarly 150.000 acres were sown to com in Korlib Dakota last year. The opinion uoed to be that com could-pot be raiaed there. It will only be aout her and verses composed in her honor; while nobody has a word to say nok ^naKt* atqnoa^ aqx.. Woq� is," said a wise Buff Leghorn *-.ick that was atiuiding near, 'that you do not tell the public what \ou hav-e (done. You lay an egg waddlo off without letting anybody in the neighborhood know it. If you wont to cut any ice in this combvunityyou must learn to oalvertisc." On the last day of school the pupils of Standard V. of the Contral ____________ .... o. �.u�.ar ; opportunity for action is quite as urgent in the bo- [P��^�ti�K Miss E. H. Ells. M.A.. minion, and. although the debate in i presided over that depart- Parliament was merely an echo oi ^""^'"K the strike at Lethbridge and an eftravelling companion, fart to make pollticai capital out of | IJr"'*"*- '"'ad pupil of the affair in vhich the Oovermnent l''*''^ �^ t**" following address: acted with conunendaMe discretion, i>car Ells; it should serve the purpose of call - ' ing public atUnt'.on to the need of ! It is with a feeling of verj' deep precautionary measures. The position ' 'esrct that wo have heard you are of the Oovemmcnt is emimntiysouna :us. not to return ago In. regarding the immediate need of : Vour pupils, every one of us, feel traasporUtion facilities in bringing jthat we are losing a personal friend, all parts of the coiintry inlo /ouch j Vour kinclh.-ss and forljoarance to us with various coal-producing areas. |�*^ times, have won from us all, This need tho Government is making | that which we feel you will verymuch every eflort to meet. But with re - IP'''"- li^ve and e�teem of every gard to the certain needs of the ju-! m'?n*er of your f ' da The CBBowmon Agency REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE Established 189! I Real Sale in all parts of the City. ONLY THE BEST AND MOST RELIABLE INSURANCE COMPANIES REPRESENTED MONEY TO LOAN I;- I Lethbridge, Alberta. � > tmtm Iron umi Co,. Ltd Iron Castings and Machine Work Structural Steel Columns/ Sash weights MILL AND MINE 8UPPUES - TRACTION ENGINE REPAIRS ture it is necessary to take pi^caut-; ionary measures, and to avoid en Valves Pipe Bar Iron Babbit MeUl Miners' Tools BOIL-ER REPAIRS OF AL.L- KIN CO.MPETENT JJOILERMAKER SENT OUT WHEN REQUIRED feel that we cannot let you go ! without some slight recognition of tanirlements and complicationsi jyour bfYorts on Our behalf and of our throug'h tho alienation of the coal. , losteam for you. We you to there : Calgarj' people need never freese to death as long as they have such -� wann thine ai the. Eye ^Opener with them. Ontario Liberals wiA .soon hapo to select a leader for their following in the Ontario Ijeglslature. The best nan in sight to our mand is J. A. Macdonald editor of the Globe, That name alone vould be ,a winner, ea-pecially amongst the Tories. 1 An Ootario m. V. complains thoA ' thav parly organs are not slavish . anougli- In their support. Well why : ^ ahould^ Party papers that :, Invariably lino up Sn support' ot '� and bod have no in- :� lluonce. The Toronto Mail and Em^ pire, Tory, and the Hamilton Times XiiLcral. are aamplee of the hide- bouod p�rty papers. . ^Senator Lougbeed, of Calgary says the: lumber combine can bo broken. Pe propoate aoverat methods, as fol-��-.v;Joiw: � vji'or inetaoce, It Is quite possible for tii9 Donuinlon Qovemment to r*>-;.; pee the tariff which exists to(|�y ag-- ^^AiBBt the. imported lumber feora the Other aide of the line. I om^jnoit pos-vklvely certain under what conditionB imd under what cirnumstancee the ifOVemoHnt could take a.step Af this skfnd. but apenking generally I think that the teriff caa be repealed in any :.^laMia wMeh it Imw been provwl Uwt V'^^jMRM^aftjriat Urge, Wit^hout look-iip^llMlilnwa and^ to the BMtter, I do not feel I MB ia ^ position to apeak HttMly, *)ut or: the sanM tlma I l|i^vlMad ttet, If the luutor mer--'-*'-* BiO.:;>epiitloue to be coo-tbeiw an meant by wbldi cn^hetMMd." Theodone Roosevelt, Jr., son of the president and a Harvard sophomore, is joining the "Dickies," tho most mysterious secret organization of all the fi-atemlties at Cambridge. Tha initiation ceremony lasU nearly a week, and young Roosevelt began to perform his obligation stunts yesterday morning. Cnder guoid of one High Dickie, a student named Harringtc/n, Roosevelt appeared in Harvard Square shortly after stin-rlse, clad in a gray summer suit, blue ilahncl shirt and white canvas skeMw and bare-headed. His costunie would have been ideal for the miiddie of August, and bundled up eitlzeas gazed u|ion it in open-mouthed amaze ment and wonder. Young Roosevelt Orst visited Harvard Square lunch ro�im, where bo broke his fast on mustard pickles, hot buttermilk, fresh raw oysters and maple syrup, ahd warm squash pie. His gastronomic feat was witnessed by a great crowd. After, he had finished with a dip in the (Jnger bowl. In which hentlne was substituted for water, ho again appeared in the isquaro, and with & great bundle of morning new.' year ^ will lessen the area of coal lands in the hands of the Oovernmjnt and 'in -crease the area impaimi by private ownership and control? While society shows infinite care for the vested , rights af priTOta owners and has no � regard lor the earlier vested rig-hts J of the people ns a whole ii i.s necessary to ward oil complications toy retaining the title to all renm'ining coal nueasures. If we allow thi.s coal to pass unreservedly into jiri  vate. hands it may at any time he-come as inaccessible as if it were at the north pole. Title deeds may be-; come greater obetaclea than oceans of ice. Ontario took wi-se precaution in r^rving gold, silver and white ptao for the Ijemjflt of tho public. Safeguards in the public intcrcsthave also been placed around th'j "white coat", of. NittgarA Falls. The reservation of coal lands in the hands ,of Ithn Domtoion is a matter of ($till greater motnent. for the future of comfort among the people awl the developnient of industry are largely dependent in the west on a permanent supply of fuel at rco-sonablc com-Tt will not benecdssary for the Do-milnion to ��n^ark in the coal mining business. Xo such questionable departure need be feared. Ownership will give the Governuicnt a control that wHll insure a continuous supply at fair prices by tho operating companies. This is all the public desire, and it is what tliey have aright to demand. Such a result' will be beset with suffleient dimculties, own if the Uovcmment. should act promptly and reserve ail tlie coal de -partts not already alienated. It would be a serious n�i�tafeo to create more obstacles by allowing the remaining coat measures to drift into the hands of private Indiv-idunli cor|>orations. fore kfndiy occcpt this little gift wo o/Tor you, with our very best w^slws for your future happiness wherever you are and especially that you may. a very happy Christmas. M'c remain Vour 1'upil.s, Standard V. Lethbridge Public School. Mis.s .\hna Johnson presented Mi-ss Ells with thagift who accepted it in very kindly and apprcdiativo 'terms. During har short .stay In tho Central .school. Ell.s proved an vx-collont toacher, and puiyils and teachers alikt?; i-egret very mMeh to see her leave. CHOICE SELECTED LANDS KING OP ALL COUGH RE)IEDI�S. Air. E. O. Cose, a mofil canter of Canton Centre, Conn., who has be�n in the U. S. Service for about sixteen- yeors,, says: "We have tried man^ cough medicines for cK>up, but Chamtrcrlain's Cough RontedLv is k.ngof all and one to be relied upon every time. We afso Hijd it tbo best remedy for coughs and colds, giving certain ri>sults and leaving no bod after effects." Poc sale by .\ll Druggists. IN THE DISTRICT OTTAWA. Ont. Architectural Competition for De-partnienlal and Juatice Bnildiiigs. Winn^pcfi Telegram: The announcement lhait work on � monster mill e^ill soon eomnvwico at Lt�ihbridgc, big enough to supfly at' Southrini Alberta, is an encourageinff sign of tho times. The day will coiue wlton ail tho grain grown on the North -west prairies will be aiille> i.second best 184.000, Ujo third boat |S2,000 and the fourth lx>st VI,000. I Drawings wilt bo received not> later I than April 15th, 1007, and are to he adch'cs.scd to the Secretary of ih�s i Department.OI I'ublic Works, Ottawa This competition is open to Canadian Architects who have been resident in Canada (or one jiear or more. Conditions of comiHutition slating rociuircmcnts of bufildings and maps showing site, etc., may be had on application to the undorsignml We Have Exclusive Sale of the Choicest Lands III Township 9, Range 18 ; Township 8, Range 17, and a large selection of the best lands in adjacent districts. We contemplate opening several local branch offices in Southern ^Iberta early the coming , season, but at present all our business will be conducted from our General Offices at Ditlutb, Minn. The RUSH THIS SPRING will be the greatest known in the history of Canada West, and we advise intSnding. purchasers tp COME NOW and make your setocdons BEFORE SOMEONE ELSE GETS YOUR. OPPORTUNITY M. C. KNOWLES. General Agent Duluth, Minnesota.  i New Effects in i Cut Glass By Order, TRED Gri.INA8, Secretoiy Department of Public Worlcfl. Ottawa, Dccmbc'r 12, ll'OS. NewBpapora will not be paid for this advortiNement if they insert It without authority from this Depari  � ment. Our recent importations in-cludu an assortment of Eng. lish  Rock^ Crystal, qnite different from that lifn^-to-fore sliowu. The CTfatal liaeK I* hravlrr ma Uie cuiti|i,;H (Wpcr lliaii ih�t of .cii>lH noie iil'in li� artlmlc iru'^iy ot ile-. aK'ii, tor It* bcAiU) raiber llttn brilliancy. Rose Howls, Flower Cen-tres, f>ec�nters and Jugs nro moat prominent in the assortment, some of which come mounted In sterling silver, others pfain iW. J. Armstrong JEWELER ENORAVER OPTICIAK. O. W. KERR CO. Lethbridge, Alta. (Minneapolis, Minn., Heail Office) LANDS IN BLOCK Retail or Warner Town Property hatchTcoons, AGENTS - And also General Real Kshite Dealers- - LIST YOUR PROPERTIES With us. With our States connections we can probably roach more buyers than any other dealers. COME to US TO BUY. ;