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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 28, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HEHALD TUESDAY. DECEMBER 28, 1909. Cold Weather 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 Is Coming A STORM SASH on that new house of yours will keep out the cold and reduce your fuel account. NOW is the time to act. Ring up 153 and we will give you ao estimate on same. We Handle Lumber OLIVER'S NMCTURING COMNNY Office and Factory COP. ROUXD and BOMP15 STREETS Telephone 153 Yard, Smith Si Phone 195 for Good Hay and Any quantity deliver- ed promptly to part of the city an CANADIAN PACIFIC NIIEII Excursions Single Fate Plus S2.00 for the Round Trip From all stations in Ontario. Port Arthur and West. -Man- itoba. Saskatchewan and Al- berta, to VANCOUVER VICTO11J M WESTMINSTER Also to OKANAGAN VAL- LEY and KOOTENAY POINTS Tickets on sale December 17, IS. 1909; January 21, 22. 23 and 24; February 15. 16. 17, 1910; good to return within three months. OUR LETTER BOX. REPLY TO DR. OUIM Bow Island, Alta.. Dec. 24. 1909 Kditor Lethbridge Herald: j Dear noticed a letter in your daily issue of the 15th inst.. from Dr. F. X. Ouim. of Oshkosh, Wls., object- Do You Need Shaltlm? You probably noticed bow Hindi briskly the buroa wbMl freshly built or shaken. You renumber toe, bow much more briakly PWI wed to around when you were U TOW or twenties. The cases arc parallel You art DM AM that is choked with cells compos tlit his land cheap. Three years and men can prove up their claims on their homesteads and the railway charter is good for three years also. Already jthe prospectors and laud-brokers are trying to buy land in this country, [and then what shall be next? Is it j because the prospectors are rich men, and that the rich must always be hon- ored? Or is it special consideration from the government? Or a stroke of good luck or fortune? Or is it ing to the proposed surtax to be plac-1 cotittantly dying and beiMf ed non-residential lands held for speculation. Mr. Ouim claims that such u tax would be unjust and con- tiscatory. It is right that Mr. Ouiui and oth- er speculators should pay their just share of taxes, and the only way to get at them is through the single tax. Let improved and unimproved land be taxed acre for acre alike, then ev- eryone would contribute their just share tov.-ards local or municipal im- jprovements. Such men as Mr. Ouim I who hold large tracts of land that are becoming valuable, not through any efforts of their own to improve them, but by the settler .or homesteader who occupies the surrounding hinds and are taxed for their improvements, to build roads and bridges and erwise improve the conditions of the country. If it wasn't for the settler coming in Mr. Ouim's land would nev- er be worth one cent more than the price he paid for it. He admits he bought the land'on speculation when he says, "Since the JC.X.R. has assured us of a road j through there I have started to break jsome of my "land." If the whole of' i'c tbt indigestible part erf food to be remored. Thia eloanalug of body u the duty of the'bjowtla, kidneys and akin. organs fail i the system I fere of life low. There is an increasing j kidney J poisoned blood as one grows In j cases, the need is feit of oomtitbjcg I to regulate these vital organs. Fruit-a-tives" the famowa fruit -H-I-H- THIRD ANNUAL-INLAND EMPIRE EXCURSION graft? Or how is it that these pros- j T pectors can buy lots of cheap land atj T the right time and the right place, land when they have all they want. ________f (have only to wait a short time to get When of j l'le railway to suit and serve them in i order to make a profit of perhaps ?20 ;or per acre. We do not charge jany one with graft, but after-looking' i :it the map, and after listening to lee- j tures and speeches on graft is it not j suspicious? But I wish to mention a tew facts j which make it even more suspicious- i looking still. One of our best medicine, does this perfectly. It located in Tp. 13. R. 19, (I fear that directly on the liver, flow mentioning names may offend, else I I would give his proposed to those who alone have power to de- clare that railways shall be built, that i we would turn out with our teams jaud grade the line if only the railway (company would come along and do ithe remainder. This man's proposal TO of bile and causes the bovrtla to regularly and maturally. "Frnit-A-tires" tht greatest of kidney overcoming the tendency to coogMtioa of the kidieys and strengthening tbcM fee akfca to action. By their action on kidatys ud "Fruit-a-dves" keeps tite tntcm free all and fee itger of youth. aft sold by all at joe box, f or or trial box, may be obtained from Prait-a- Utnited. Ottawa. j was nothing more than what every j other man in this country was willing j to do in order to have the past sea- j son's crop shipped by rail. In this he {was only the mouthpiece of the set- I tiers, and any railway could have had j many miles of a road graded through i this country last summer free of or expense. Why -was such a I T JL t T X i V T EASTERN CANADA EXCURSIONS Low Round Trip Rates to Ontario, Quebec and Maritime Provinces [the land had been sold to men rather honor and defend the j proposition not worthy of considera- him and held for the advent of a; homesteader, for we have in this coun- tion? Does it not matter to a railway railroad to open up the country, neith- j try, not only good Britons, and good company to get their road made ready j er the C.N.R. or any other line j Americans., but also the very best of j for laying the steel? would think of locating there. jmen from the Viand Fiords of Nor-j Then again it was proposed that The reason the C.N.R. proposes to'way to Piedmont's lovely vales: and we form ourselves into a company j build a line through that section of whose business it is to convert thejaad build a railroad; but, 0. it would country is because the land that sur-i Canadian prairie into the garden of j sever do to guarantee bonds and en- rounds Mr. Ouim's holdings is all be-, the world." To defend them and wandering scape-graces like J ing settled on by pioneer homestead-; friend them would be my highest j homesteaders to form a railway com- .ers. who are breaking up their lands ambition. I am writing this in their jpany. i and raising crops to be carried out interests .and mr object in this letter i But I have another fact to mention. to the markets of the world. I is to bring before the public their! We have succeeded in some measure J'ick-ets on sale Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, in- PRICES THE LOWEST LA, Easton elusive, good to return within three monlhs- {developing the country. Tickets issued in connection Atlantic Such a state of affairs is an Steznnship Business will be on sale tice to the sett: from" Nov 21 and limited to five j ments are taxed for municipal im- provements. months iroin date or issue. _ The single tax Sis in here; if the Finest Equipment, Standard First j ]and was taxed only for local or mu- and Tourist Sleeping Cars purposes Mr. Ouim would These settlers are improving the' reasonable grievance and their rea- already in connecting this prairie in-- country and their improvement's are: soning in considering it ann unfair j to a garden. taxed to carry on the necesary im-'I thing. j During tne past season there were provements of the township." Mr.! Don't the prospectors always get j five threshing outfits operating in Ouim sits in his easy chair in" o'sh-itne first consideration in district. I have obtained from kosli. YV'is., and pays taxes only on un- do they? Of course we common! only one of them definite returns and improved land which is becomin0- val- i people cannot tell, we can only guess, j facts, and this one threshed uable through the settlers that it: remains a fact, nevertheless.-bushels of grain, and pulled in, while But besides, these people say that it; there was still a lot of 'stack' thresh- Iwas when this country between near graduating are now holding good j positions as stenographers and book-1 keepers. Many more calls were. they could not he because there were not enough to send. The teaching staff has also been increased. In 1910 the rollment is expected to be double that of 1009. Fourteen machines haveheen installed typewriting room. TO INTENDING I HOMESTEADERS On Jan. 10, 1910, there are a great many townships of land to be opened for.settle- ment, in the Chin Coulee dis- trict, south of Grassy Lake. Anyone desiring to be lo- cated on acy part of this dis- trict can get full accommoda- tion at The Grassy Lake Liv- ery. With this last year's experience in driving land seekers, we know the country thoroughly and can guarantee satisfac- tion as homestead locat- ers. We have made arrange- ments in the country to accommodate land seekers vrho desire to stay over A stao-e line will between Grassy Lake and Chin Goiilee on Monday and Thursday of each week. Grassy Lake. Alta. Announcement New York, Dec. Ridley has just heard from t the little girl whose lifc nc saved from the swirlins; in Doming to the conclusion that it eddies of The East River of! pier No. H. Wells, of South Berlin, N.Y. Air. Wells is a farmer. Mr. and Mrs. Wells several 'days ago fall read in a New York paper a story of __ Toronto's first heavy snow the winter came Christmas, began to fall at 2 p.m. all day. The weather has turned i cold and the sleighing is excellent. ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES OFFICE: Brown Co.'s Building Crabb S'ree-t Ladies' Waists Piano Covers Japanese Robes Silk Waist Patterns Handkerchiefs' Ribbons, etc Tei Chung Go. SHERLDCI BLK. BLY8 SI, is because of graft that we have no railways. I have read that "broken 9 [promises are the worst of all sins." i her prjand because of this I would willingly rJtjpay my vows if it were possible, but it is impossible for me to pay both in one instalment. Besides. 1 am told there is no sin in this country, and since this is so I will let those who "kick" at what I have said, "kick" for another week while I exonerate from all blame the homesteaders in this country in their liberty of speech: for, j as I said in my last letter, I would [not have them blamed for drawing' conclusions blindly or rashly. No. I rnne years ago, when John oang, i Mr. Ridley jumped into the water o nT1" mamma and papa. I am sending vou a picture of myself, and hooe Phone No. 1135 The LETHBRIDGE SADDLERY CO. f T T T t I 1 cr> qyickly stops eougus, cures colas, hen Is throat and lungs- 25 Natural Versus F !alace Meat Ma JAS. FRAME! Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE 289 UPTON'S POOL ROOM Is supplied with the FIXTURES IN ALBERTA And io :ool, bright and pleasant Best and Tobaccos in Barber Shop in Conr.cction Basement ot Oliver Block Forced Digestion The wise person who is subject to indigestion will not resort :o r-epsin preparations to ferce digestion after eating, but so plan his meals that digestion will become natural and easy. .He will use at meal times A i i GOOD SELECTION OF "NEW7 YEAR MEATS AND POULTRY, TUR- KEYS, GEESE, DUCKS, AND CHICKENS AT PRICES THAT WILL PLEASE. PHONE 431 Bottled Pride Beer I LL ...HI JLL WAli Pay i -71 .i. j r-'oi JL JL. I O> I Being, a product of ingredients that come from the hops and is nature's remedy for cases of faulty di- The blending of these elements, in the process of brewing, pro- ges digestion into their natural activity. Get a case of Alberta's Pride bottled beer for home use. Tiie LEttibrititjG Brewing Malting Co., Ltd. isi a a o I ii2 o 70 A I ;