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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta PAOt TWO LCTHBRIOOI, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, INI Duly HeroW Printed by the Daily Hcrnid Printing Oo.vttd.; every >vful eraiiiiir ito Bound St.. Lethbridge, lUCNANAN, Di' tnd Editor. 2.N OUR POINT OF VIEW. Dr. Ogden has served forty-three years on Toronto Board of Education and he is not ready to be OslerizeU yet. It is being urged that Hon. Jas. Young should be appointed to fill ti Senate vacancy in Ontario. No bet- ter man could bo chosen. stun varied each time the tale waa remain in charge of the mil- itary hospital at Algiers, an honor which he had declined. vone Daily, nil month, delirered, Uiree delivered. one month, delivered He never tired of narrating the facts and details of his most success- ful operation. There is a sect ia Morocco called Hainacha, who are followers of a certain saint buried near Mekinez. These devotees amuse their audience and themselves too, let us hope by throwing into the air The Alberta Conservatives had bet-jkeavy canaon balls, which they allow ter pull Leader Robertson in out of j to fall upon their shaven crowns. On the rain or he will be terribly soaked j tne occasion in question a Haindushi in the controversy with the J unfortunately been wonting in re- 1 Albertan. Dally, iiz months, by niail three months, by mail Herald, one year chanced at often S.M! 1.75 .15 i 1.50 de- is the snow plough? old is there a snow cleaning bylaw? be fiven. so, get it working. ALBERTA IN THE LEAD. Alberta is the banner province of the Dominion, as far as average yields are concerned. r Side Lights IS THERE A SANTA CLAUS? This is the period of tbe year whenj (FrQm Tfae ygw York Sun of crop results are interesting. The I tembcr 21, 1897.) i ligious power, for the cannon boll i skull. i My old sheriff friend had been called I to the rescue. According to his ac- i count he removed the broken patch, of skull, replacing it with the rind of a! i greeu, pumpkin, and closed the skin i I over it. In n month's time, he said, j the patient was not only convalescent but was once more hard at work j J practicing his religio-acrobatic feats j with not only a remodelled and ren- j ovated skull but even a new crop of I j; Grape Fruit I Tangerines Preserved Ginger Ripe Olives Received Today i fic Po uu, end Retail Pdone Jj LETHBRIDGE wealth o! a country is based upon its We take pleasure in answering once and thus prominently the com- ati KNOX CHURCH CHRISTMAS TREE j power of agricultural production, therefore a few figures gleaned from official sources will show what the A raunication below, expressing at thej The annual Sunday School euter- sanie time our great gratification j tainment and Christmas tree of the j country produced last season. The that its faithful author is numbered KUOX Presbyterian Church scholars figures'are as nearly accurate as can j among the friends of The Sun. be obtained at this timer- Canada. Bushels per acre. Total bush. gun it's so.' "Dear am S years old. "Some of my little friends say! Virtj-g js Santa Claus. ''Papa says "If you see it in The! was held Monday evening. The interior of the Church was very prettily decorated with seasonable ombk'ins, and the large platform of ;lu- i-hnrch was flanked on either side Wheat........ 17.5 Oats.......... 33.7 Barley 29.0 Corn (husking) 57.4 Potatoes...... 145.4 other roots........ 309.7 This onlv includes the --please tell me the truth, is there a Santa Ciaus? Virginia O'Hanlon. j "H5 Ninety-fifth street." 73.228.000 j Virginia, your little friends are j wrong. They have been affected by scepticism of a sceptical age. main pro- j They do not believe except they see. by the mountain fir. tastefully trimm with lhe ffifts confections for which Santa Claus is held jresponsi- From an artistic standpoint the children wore up" to "concert pitch" "or many of the numbers -were not only such as are seldom, if ever, j bandied the young but the manner Ladies' Fine Shoes at F. German The Shoeman Between Sage's and Roy's 1 he South Alberta lumber Co. Ltd. The largest stock of LUMBER MID lUILDING mm in Southern Alberta Exshaw Cement Always In Stock Corner VV --slut ins ter Ford Just South of tte Fllison Mil! Phone 225 F.O.Box654 Lethbridge New Dayton (2 new 0 room cottages J ___ __ tL 1C -_. on 50 ft. lots, paying 18 per cent, takes the two. oaih. 2 new brick cottages, 6 rooms, modern in every way, each, cash, balance easy. _ j Coildile Black Lethbridge V Alberta Realty Co. Coildile Black Letbbridge J I CANADIAN __ rendition was, age considered, far ducts. The provinces provided thisj They think that nothing can be which! -n artvanc.- of even senior effort. grand total, as is not comprehensible by their little i To choose Qne from another P. E. Island. j minds. All minds Virginia, whether j woulci be to create a feeling of injus- per acre. Total bush. Wheat 'Oats Barley Potatoes Turnips, Wheat Gate Barlev etc. 14.0 25.0 230.0 500-0 Ontario. 21.0 35.0 29.0 tie. In this great universe of my paddle sings." by E. Pau- man is a mere Insect, an ant, in his; i intellect, as compared with the bound i less world about him, as measured by the intelligence capable of grasping lino Johnston, deserves attention on line of expression for ability is certainly marked. "Good night lit- the whole of truth arid knowledge. Corn (husking) Potatoes Wheat Oats Barley Potatoes 60.0 127.0 tC. Manitoba. 17.5 3S.O 30.0 177.0 ,c. 217.0 Saskatchewan. Wheat....... 15.0 Gate........ 32.0 Barley 24.0 Potatoes 123.0 Turnips, etc. 488.0 Alberta. 30.0 Oats........ 49.0, Barley...... 35.0 Potatoes...... 23S.O Turnips, etc. 450.0 Nova Scotia. Wheat....... 20.0 Oats......... 35.00 Barley....... 26.0 Potatoes...... 167.0 Turnips, etc. 336.0 tie girl" was sung by Miss Hadley, who made this item quite appropriate Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa j singing her song in the plural num. Claus. He exists as certainly as love, j Miss Had ley has a charming j and generosity and devotion exist, J voice ami answered to a well deserved and you know that- they abound and j cncore. give to yoor life its highest beauty! rendsred by mss Bruce-s class proved to be a very pleasing number, each little girl being well trained and keeping good time to the sprightly chorus of welcome to Chris and joy. Alas! how dreary would be the world if there were no Santa uujwvjwvj Claus! It would be as dreary as if i there were no Virginias. There would i be no childlike faith then, no poetry, no romance istence. We should this ex- have no enjoy- j meat, except in sense and sight. The j eternal light with which childhood- j fill the world would be extinguished, j Not believe in Santa Claus! You might as %vell not believe in fairies! You might get your papa to hire men to 'watch in all the chimneys on Christmas Eve to catch Santa Claus, but even if they did not see Santa Claus, that is no sign that there is no Santa Claus. The most real Authority, things in tbe world are those that The gathering neither children nor men can see. Did expressions of you ever see fairies dancing on the wishes to all. lawn? Of course not, but that's no j proof that they are not there. No- bocjy can conceive or imagine ail the wonders there are unseen and unsee- tear apart the baby's rattle and see Hiss Hazell was a very happy and sxiccessful- performer on the organ, managing the musical it- ems in an excellent manner. The diaJoarue though in some places rather in-distinct, was -a pleasing fea- ture and must have taken some time and patience in practice. As chairman, J. D. Higinbotham was in jolly vein, making sundry ap- To-Night's Special AT THE HUB Baked Opossum and Sweet Potatoes U, S. POINTS propriate and jocular remarks; the very good behavior of the many chil- dren not calling for any expression of closed with, hearty approval and good Cox's Dairy Fresh Cream Milk from Tiffin's Farm Delivered LOW ROUND TRIP RATES .1.0 St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minn.; Milwaukee, Wis.; Chicago, 111.; Coun- cil Blufis, Des Moines, Marshall- town, Cedar Rapids, Waterloo. Sioux City, Fort Dodge, Dubuque and Wa- terloo, Ia.; Omaha. Neb.; Kansas City, St. Joseph and St. Louis. Mo. Tickets on sale daily DEC. i to 31, INCLUSIVE good to return within three months. Apply to nearest C. information. J 50 HEAD OF Heavy Mares and Geldings To be Seen at City Market Sale Stablest Wood St. PROFESSIONAL CARDS OR. W. I. QALBRAITH Physician, Accoucher Office 914 Redpath St. Phone M HOUR3: Before 9 a.m.." OR. J. E. LOVERINU Phytician, Surgeon, Accouchtr Graduate V-'rill University. Mont- real. Office in Odd Fellow's Block, cor- ner Round and Dufferin 8ts. Office Hours: Week days, till 9 a.m. 11 to 1 p.m.; 3 to 5; T to 8. 11 1.30 to 2.30; 5 to 6. Phone Day and 343 DR. O. J. COURTICE Dentist Graduate of Northwestern Oniver- sity, Chicago, 111. Office to 12; 1 to 5. Rooms I and 2, Macdonald B-lock CANADIAN Western Excursions Single Fare Plus for the Round Trip From all stations in Ontario, Arthur and west, Manitoba, katchewan and Alberta to, Port Sas- Our and Purity" P.O. Box 80 Residence, Argyls tee. ANNUAL EASTERN CANADA EXCURSIONS VICTORIA and WESTMINSTER Also to VALLEY and KOOTENAY POI-NTS Tickets on 3ale December 1, 2, 3, 17, 18, 19, 1908. January 4, 5, 6, 21, 22, 23 and 24, 1909, good to return within three months. MISS G. A. DAINTY, Graduate Nurse. Norman St., eaet of Westminster Eoad. Phone 269. 14-6 BLAYNEY. Wheat....... 16.U Oats......... 27.0 Barley....... 25.0 .Potatoes...... 220.0 Turnips, etc. 331.0 Quebec. Wheat 14.0 Oats......... 24.0 Barley....... Corn (husking; 32.0 Potatoes...... 103.0 Turnips, etc. 265.0 Blayney, Dec. past week has been certainly fine weather for our fanners. The roads are perfect en makes the noise- inside, i our end of the route but win-si we but there is a veil covering the un- j come to what is known u5 tbe Bot- seen world which not the strongest man, nor even the united strength of ail the strongest mm that ever lived, could tear apart. Only faith, fancy, toms, before crossing the bridge, certainly have reasons for changing j our minds. It seems as though it was up to Lethbridge council to get These are the main articles which _go to make up the crops of the Do- minion last year, and from the fig- ures one can see the percentage per bushel of grain in the various pro- vinces of the Dominion. The West, of course, holds the record for wheat production. The total value of the grain crop of the West last season was of wheat, totals j poetry, love romance, can push aside j interested. that cm tain and view and picture the As Christmas is over now and we j supernal beauty and glory beyond. Is i hear of so many Christmas trees and j it all real? Ah, Virginia, in ail the all being well attending, one might' world there is nothing else real and i wonder where all the people come from, but nave certainty got the right class of citizens to get inter- ested in the welfare of our children and make Christmas one of our most important events. May they ever continue in this ambitious way. The tree held in the "Wheatland Cen- I tre school house was certainly a suc- cess. It was the first ever held at this place. It was a little tiresome to some of the community on the Coal Delivered Anywhere in Town CO.D. All kinds of Draying and Contract Work executed with despatch Hayr Transfer Co. RING UP 180 No Santa Claus! Thank God! he lives, and he lives forever. A thousand years from now, Virginia, nay, ten times ten thousand years from now, make glad the he will continue to heart of childhood. WONDERFUL SURGERY. (From the Youth's Companion) -Among the Arabs and the Moors TO MIND THEIR OWN BUSINESS. every European traveller is supposed j start but after they got the ball roll- it was siiK'oly surprising how thr> women fell in line annl everything one upon which they boast themselves j went as nicely as clockwork. Our worthy teacher, 3trs. L. Lunt, had the children well drilled so it was LV a uuctor 01 mcaicme and a sur- geon. The healing art is the onlv ana it is perhaps the one of which they knoxv the least. Walter B. Har- "If I were Czar of Canada, ris in Ilis account of a journey to Ta- even merely a said filet, tells the story of a wonderful a pleasing sight to see them come! out on the stage and do their recit- I'eputy Chief of Police Stark, smil- in surgery as it was report- j ing or singing. And in return for their good management they were all ready to greet old good natured San- ta Claus with his merry good natur- j ed ways, with a smile as he managed j ing, "I think the first thing I'would ed to him by a native doctor who undertake to do would be to found was travelling in his company, a college for educating the people! I think the old man fancied that. I into the way of minding their own j doubted his skill. At least he was business. j always holding forth upon the sub- "But, seriously ued the Deputy, "if there is one thing in public or private life to- day that needs reforming it is the pernicious habit a great number of people have of interfering with and trying to run the business of other) people when their own affairs are suffering from neglect. Every Tom, Dick or Harry, to use a common expression, seems to think he knows more about someone else's affairs that person knows Toronto G-lobe. Mr. Stark knows what he is talk- ing about. There is a class in every community, large and small, which does enjoy telling others how to do things. There is the man, we all know him, whose own failure in life is due to his everlasting meddling in other people's affairs. In his own .mind, he could reform the universe, straighten out every tangle and revo- lutionize every business. Thank good ness he is not given the opportunity. to push his way through the crowd i to get to his eager anxious waiting I .H AiUH I! ft it STORE Don't forget the Auction Sale of FURNITURE on Saturday Afternoon at 2.30 Frank Waddington Low Round Trip Rates to ONTAKIO, QUEBEC AND MARITIME PROVINCES Tickets on sale Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, in elusive, good to return within three months. Tickets issued in connection Atlantic Steamship Business will be on sale from Nov. 21, and limited to fire months from date of issue. Equipment. Standard First- class Sleeping and Tourist Cars on all Through Trains 2 Through Express Trains Daily THE "TORONTO EXPRESS" Leaves Winnipeg daily at 22.10, mak- ing connect'ons at Toronto .ter all points east and west thereof., Apply to nearest C.P.R. Agent for full information. For Christmas and New Years Holidays the Canadian Pacific Rail- way announces a rate of fare ana one-third for the round trip. Tickets on sale for Christmas, December 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25, for New Years, De- cember 28, 29, 30 and 31 and January I, final return limit on all tickets, January 5, 1909. "MS JOHN BARTHOLOMEW Lethbridge PIANOFORTE TUNING, ETC. Organs and Pianofortes repaired, polished, etc. Good work guaranteed. WRITE HEEALD OFFICE. DOCTORS MEWBURN DEANE Redpath Street HOURS: Before 9 a.m. 2-3; 7-8 p.m. DR. J. B. ELLIS DENTIST Graduate of Western Reserve Univt-r sity, Cleveland Ohio. BLOCK Phone 307 Hours: 9-12; 1-6 MADAM NQRIVAN (Orchtstrai Piar.He) Teacher of pianoforte, argan aov! voice production. Visits or receives pupils, prepara- tory of advanced. Coaching for Howard House, Crab'h Street. MR. ERNEST F. LAYTON, Violinist, Pupil of Geo. Wilbey, London, Eng., and of Frank E. Blachford, Toronto, is open for a limited number ol Pupils. Also for Concerts, At Homes Banquets, etc. Terms on application. Phone 212. MR. ALBERT ELY PupiJ of Dr. Brlggs, M. A., Song Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Clias. Hancock, Esq., F.K C.O., L.R.A.M.-, Organ and Theory. Voice Culture, Pipe Organ, Piano, Harmony and Theory, Seng Singing Open for Concerts, Banquets, Re- citals, Etc. Terms on Application. Box 690 Lethbridge, Alta. HAMILTON YOUNG ENGINEERS AND SURVEYORS Room Block. C.F.P.Conybeare, B. Morton Jones, K.C., D.C.L. B.C.L. CONY3EARE JONES BARRISTERS, SOLITITORS. ETC- Offices: Conybeare Block, Lethbridge, W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Etc. Office: Southard Block. LETHBRIDGE SCHOOL OF SHORT- HAND Oddfellows' Building. mid Evening Classes. Terms on application. Dec. 16-lm JOHANNES H. MACMILLAN, Pupil of Henri Verbruggen, of Rome, Italy; Carl Siniins, of Berlin, Ger- many. HIGH-CLASS SCOTCH MUSIC A SPECIALTY. Open for recitals, banquets, concerts, etc. For terms apply cjo Royal Col- lieries, Lethbridge. W. M. DODD, ARCHITECT Calgary, Lethbridge TELEPHONE: 410 ROUND STREET and continually repeating the story that when in Algeria he had been, offered a fabulous i ed down with presents, it took some j your tir-io; III., Tbe Peril; IV., Con- children. The tree, being well loacl-j JANUARY FOURTH We open up that stock of Wallpaper the manufacture of the world famed Colin Mc- Arthur Co. Ltd. The sample books and prices will make you all come smiling. TNE NCMHi time for hnn to hand them down to the owners, all being ivel] satisfied with their evening's entertainment. All departed for their homes in the same old good natured way. We notice that the Wheatland Cen- tre school district is going to be up to date in the way of accommoda- tions for the parties wishing to have their children driven to school in rigs or those riding on horse back by the way of a drive shed being erected for the stabling of their horses. May this be an example that other districts may follow. Rov. Mr. Bosomworth pastor of this district has chosen for his discourses for the beginning of the New Year the subjects entitled, "Its Problems, Perils and Possibilities; I, Thc prob- lem of New Year's Resolutions and how to keep them; n., The Problem of Ambition or how tinuation of The Peril; V., Tho Pos- sibilities; VI., Continuation of Thn Possibilities. sincerely hope he may have a good turn out so as not to discourage him in this well begun work. We learn that the teacher of the White Lake school district is down with diphtheria. His school is closed and it is to be hoped that the disease will be prevented from spreading. There is n concert talked be held on or a.bout the 25th of next month for the benefit of getting an organ. Further particulars will be given in the next issue. TEN KILLED. Birmingham, La., Dec. are dead and several injured as a re- ault of a cave-in at the blast furnace to best spend' Plant in tarly tonieht- for better quality beer than the Al- berta's Pride brand would wear out a case of shoes in the search for it. It is a dear beer to brew, an acrne beer to buy, because it costs no more for your purchasing than inferior goods. We deliver case lots right at your door free of extra cost. LETHBRiDGE BREWINGS MALTING COMPANY. Ltd You can always your money's worth at Eureka. Specialist in Fireproofing, Sanita- tion. Heating and Ventilation. Ernest E. Carver M Manager Lethbridge Office Bryan Block L. M. JOHNSTONS Barrister and Solicitor OtSce adjoining Union Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal Collieries Lid All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD B. C. W. R. BROWN Varnishing Household Furniture. All classes of Signs painted. Carriage Painter House Painter Paper Hanger Wood finisher, etc. Phone Argyle Ave. CONTEST IN KINGSTON. Kingston, Dec. A. Givens and Aid. D. Cooper were nominated today for the mayoralty. ADDISOU SON Funera" Directors