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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWO THE LETHBRIDOE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, DECEMBER 31, ".309. Hit Daily Herald Established December, 1907. office, Crab SLLethbrW-je, Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Director and Editor PHONES 1224 Editorial and News Department. 1052 Advertising, Circulation and Job Departmens. Subscript. on Rates told them that in order to use ad- vertising matter they would have to engage advertising space. The troublt is that the Macleod representative did not realize how big an affair the Oma- jha exposition and thought j would be smart eaought to circum- vent the regulations laid down, exposition without paying the price demanded. And when he got slipped up on it he tries to blame his mis- take and failure on everybody else but himself. Had it not ton for the! Certain the amount of water available of the Lethbridge Board of! m the MEASURING THE WATER SUPPLY Much attention is now being given by the Forestry Branch of the De- partment of the Interior (which also has charge of irrigation work) to the inauguration and operation of a hy- drographic survey in Southern Alber- ta and Southwestern Saskatchewan, and this topic is given special atten- tion in the report of the Department for 1905J lately issued. The object of this survey is to as- Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered Daily, three months, delivered Daily, one mouth, delivered Daily, one year, by mail...... Daily, six mouths, by mail Daily, three months, by mail .52.00 .11.00 ,.7oc 50c Addresses charged as octen as desir- ed, but both new and old addresses must be given. WEEKLY Published every Wednesday in eight pages, and contains a summary of the world's news of the week, local und ioreign. One year, in Six mouths, Is advance Three months, in advance THE DAILY HERALD Is one sale at the following places: Cross Drug and Book j disappointments. Store, J. G. Robertson Co., J. J-1 Johnston. Co., R. W. Ham- ilton. Pincher J. Mitchel, D. L. McCrea. Bros. Drug Book Co. Fernie, B- B. Suddaby. Cranbrook. B. Atchison. L. Reinecke. Grassy Tughac.. Bow F. Hotel News Stand. Also on all C. P. R. trains. secretary of the Lethbntige Trade, whose pamphlets they phlag- airizwl so and who assisted them in various other ways, they would have indeed come out very short indeed. The Macleod representative boasts that he sneaked a lot of Macleod ad- vertising matter in among the Leth- bridge literature unknown to Mr. Me-! Nicol. The latter knows better than j the former how successful he was and even if he had accomplished his pur- pose, his action was hardly worthy of such a fair and honorable body as that he was supposed to represent. If the Macleod Board of Trade had fallen into line in the first place to co-operate with Lethbridge, as they various streams measured at all seasons (such as periods of flood low water and intermediate Reliable information is thus to be obtained by which may be regulated not only the amount of water to be disposed of for irrigation purposes, but also the amount of water to be allowed for the domestic water sup- ply of the rapidly growing cities and towns in these districts as these their present sources of supply, i and also the amount available for power purposes. i Data will be procured as to possible i sources of supply and sites ror reser- voirs. Three parties of two men each have beer, working in the Calgary, Leth- bridge and Medicine Hat districts, re- spectively. Their are to es- Never has Lethbridge as a city. Al- berta as a province, or Canada as a nation seen a year pass away with more satisfaction, or a new year come with more auspicious prospects than this year. The prosperity of had been invited to do, they would! have missed all these failures and j ?uase jn streams at suit- able points and to arrange with some j capable person in the vicinity to take A GOOD CHANCE FOR FARMERS daily observations of the height of The course of lectures which the water and to report these periodically provincial department of agriculture to the chief hydrographer. At each( is arranging to take place here in! of these points the bed of the stream j February next should be large.y at- is carefully measured, and an mstru- There's a reason why vou should phone 515 for your Groceries, Fruits and Provisions We have a well-assort- ed line, and our goods are always the best, from the standpoint of quality Craiiilock Viner! Family Grocers Redpath Street Sherlock Block Experience Counts V I have had 15 vvara in the j" rostrum, and you can get ,1. the benefit ot this experience in the way I handle f AUCTION SALES 1 which I conduct on reason- abk- terms, in town or coun- I. try. Adyances made on re- ceipt of instructions to sell. f Nil G. WtDOIIIGTON Best results; prompt jif merits Tel. 261 Office Crabb St. I I I M-H-i-H- T T I I I Horses for Sale JUST ARRIVED twenty head of young work horses, to 1450 in all broken. J. F. Rodgers Sale Stables Wood Street. Lethbridge PROFESSIONAL CARDS DR. W. S. GALBWAITH-Physiciao Surgeon, Accoucher. 9 a.m.; 2-3; 7-6 p.m. Oilioo 914 path St. Phone 53. DR. phyai clan. Bryan Block, Room 21. bours 2-6; 7-10. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEAN! Itedpath Street. a.m.; 2-3; 7-8. DR. A. McNALLY-Office Stafford Block. Residence, cor. Bornpas Crabb. Phone: Office 277; residence 72. DR. J. E. LOVERiNG-Physiciau Surgeon, Accoucher. Block. Hfjurs: Till 9 a.m., 11 to 1 3. to 5. 7 to 8. Phone: Day 104' night, 342. tended. The men who will give the ment known as a "current meter IS addresses arc alT experts in their sev-j employed to determine the rate atj eral lines, and their lectures will! which the water is flowing. From prove interesting as well as instruc-1 these data can be calculated the vol- tive. Ever- farmer and every farm- urn-e of water in the stream at er's son does not have the privilege i periods, of attendin- an agricultural college. This policy of the government of iiffer- After these observations have been these short courses of lectures j will enable these men to get, in a. measure, the benefits of an agricul- tural college course. Lasting, as thev do, for two weeks, the farmer will find it worth his while to so arrange his work, which at that time of the curate and results can the people of this city and district j years is the slackest, so that he can has been unparalleled. The popula- tion of the city has doubled, the amount of build- ing done has been, threefold that of last year. The trade of the business men has been unprecedently good, most of the old established firms being able to boast of turnov- ers increasing from fifty to one-hun- dred per cent, or more in spite of the large nonber of new businesses that have entered into competition with them. From a municipal standpoint the city has made excellent and is looking forward to still great- er. The splendid policy 6! advance- ment that has characterized the city council lor the past two or three years will be carried on doing 1910 with even greater vigor and with the promised' adoption of some sort of commission government the attain- ments will be even greater and more satisfactory. From the standpoint of private citi- zens, the people of Lethbridge have reason to be satisfied with the past year and confident of the outcome next year. They have made lots of money and have, spent lot-s. They have sot been money-grubbers, but have built comfortable homes, beau- tified their premises, erected good business buildings, have taken trips and have done other things at home! and abroad to improve their -breadth of vision and qualify themselves as citizens of no mean city.. Alberta has had a "-ood year, the best in its history in the aggregate, although, perhaps not on the average. The" crop production was the heaviest yet, although several sections -did not by any means come up to their wonted average. The province has been' greatly benefited by the con- come a good long- distance to attend them. The course and the men giv- ing the lectures alike, are very prac- tical, and those who attend the lec- tures will not be loaded up with a lot of impracticable theories. tameu as te the volume of water in the stream. In the rapid development of the West, agriculturally and industrially, such information cannot fail txj be of the utmost importance and merits in- creasing attention being givt.-n to it. The report also treats at some len-jrth of the more important irriga- tion Projects- One of these is the Canadian Pacific Railway Company, which comprises a trac> of some acres, situated along the Bow River, eastward from Calgary. Of this tract some acres is considered irrigable, and to develop this will require an outlay of about The Southern Alberta i Old Father Time and the weather (Land Company now has under con- man seem to have agreed on having! struction a system of canals for the Lethbridge and Southern Alberta! irrigation of a large tract of land ly-, start the new year with a clean j between the Bow and Belly rivers sheet. an'd near Medicine Hat. The Alber- Railway and Irrigation Company, the pioneer irrigation companv in Ca- nada, has a canal system which cov- ers a large tract in the vicinity of Lethbridge, a tract of country in the development of which irrigated farm- ing has taken a prominent part. This POINT OF VIEW Happy New Year. If you wish to secure one of the choice locations in MORNINGSIDE The coming RESIDENTIAL SECTION OF LETHBRIDGE, ad- joining the large new City Park YOU SHOULD ACT PROMPTLY THE PRICE IS NOW PER DOWJV AND A INTEREST. For Full Information, Call or Address If vou are not satisfied with last year's record make nest year's bet- are well, you ter. If you don't know the mistakes you made. Get wise and do better. King Edward has always had a company has expended considerably over on its system of ca- standing invitation to visit Canada nals. just the same as a kind father ways has to visit a loving and loyal daughter. The Standard Securities Company P. 0. Box 1979 OLIVER BLOCK Lethbridge I report, which may Japan appears to have shot its bolt a little too far to recover it. While the rest of the world is recovering from a financial depression Japan is entering a worse one. They will have to be a little more careful and less reckless in their national policies. Many other taken up in the be had from R. H. Campbell, super- intendent of forestry. It is safe to say that if King Ed-j ward were to .come-to Canada nextjFIRST POLLING ON JANUARY 15 summer he could safely be reported j as saying that ;'he was much impres- (Liberals Advised to Follow Gladstone's sed with the progress this country for elec- has made smoe he was here last" tion will be issued so that no polling which, by the wa- was in IS6I. will be possible before Jan. 15. The Daily Mail' thinks the Unionist cause is good in midlands where Liberals now hold 44 seats _aud Unionists' 22. The Express says that of present la- bor members 14 hold safe seast. 14 are doubtful and 15 will lose. Lord Loreburn presiding at yesterday's Gladstone centenary luncheon said last years of Gladstone's life were spent in trying to secure freedom, jus- jtice and self government for Ireland. [Lord Loreburn hoped that those hold- DR. CHOWN WILL LECTURE IN WEST Toronto. Dec. Dr. S. D. Chcwn leaves on Tuesday next for a _ month's work in the provinces of i Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alber- interesting topics are ta. He will meet the standing corn- struction of several hundred miles ofj The Unionists arc longing for the railway in different parts. The gov- active Joe Chamberlain' as of old. eminent telephone line, being so rap-j Many a' Liberal has said, "If Glad- extended, has aided very mater-i stone could only be in this fight." It ially to the prosperity of Alberta, is safe to say, however, that the No serious calamities have 'hr-fallon. spirit of Glsvdstmvfi is ijish ac and tire minor losses in some places'an influence in the campaign as the have been more than balanced by the j inactive presence of Chamberlain, extra gains in other parts. Peace, prosperity and contentment have been abounding with n the con- fines of Canada during the past year. ing all the banner of liberalism will not forget precepts and example of Gladstone in this particular. Business has recovered fully from the depression of the year before and to- day is in a better position that it was before the financial stringency struck the world. Capital has been coming into the country in millions, and as a result railways have been j rapidly constructed, industrial enter- prises established, land developed. and towns and cities built. All over Canada there is a strong confidence in the future and business in all de- partments is abounding. The ringing of the hells to-night ushering the New Year in will call to mind fewer regrets for the past and fewer fears for the future than is usual on the occasion. The way they are going ahead at Carmangay is almost enough to make even a Westerner gasp. A town only four or five months old with electric lights and other conveniences equallv modern is something; much out o-i the orciinarv. PHONE 591 MACLEOD'S GROUCH According to the'Macleod Advcrtis-j cr of last week, Mr. S. S. Heap, who went to Omaha with a Macleod ex- hibit, blames his non-success at the. a large extent on the sftcrfttaiy of the Letlibridge Board of Trade, who, he says, "apparently went out of his way to block and te- litfcte Macleod in every possible 3.M so on. The Herald is in a position to know differently. The secretary of the Lethbridge Board of Trade pave tae Macleod Board of Trade the benefit; his correspondence in the matter and DINNA FORGET That for the next 52 Saturdays beginning with Friday Decem- ber (Is that Irish enough for we shall have SPECIAL CLEARING SALES and while Savurnnv will havo its own duly announced specialty, at price, or nearly so, ALL LINES will be spe dally reduced on that day. e realize that revolving cash and moving goods arc as ne- to business health, as perfect blood circulation is to phy- sical health, and to this end we intend making our Saturday sales household word. Coming Saturday, our specialty will be Crockery and Chine. Ware Dinr.a forget the basement and the specially marked goods. The Red Cross Drug Book Co.. jj THE SAFE, SATISFACTORY DRUG STORE Day and Night Phone 5 Acaclia Block Night Bell Redpath Street I! DUptnur. Picture -M'-M-I-M-M-H M-H-M-H-H. CASE WILL GO TO PRIVY COUNCIL Ottawa. Dec. Justice Fitzpatrick of the supreme court, granted stay of execution in decision of supreme court last Friday dis- qualifying for two years seven alder- men, composing finance committee of Montreal for illegal use of money, and Regina and Edmonton and will go; Assistant Clerk Sausel for expenses into the situation with them and plan'in connection with Champlain cele- for advances on all questions relating! bration in France. The case now will to better citizenship. He will also be taken to the privy council for final address a large number of pulbic meet j judgment. The amount involved is ings. mittees of the churches on temper- ance and moral reform in Winnipeg, This is what an independent asys of THE ARROW LAKE DISTRICT, of British Columbia. Mr. P. A. O'Farrell, of New York, writes to T. P. O'Connor, the prominent editor and member of Parliament in Great Britain. "In the ARROW LAKE DISTRICT, of B. C., storms and tem- pests are utterly unknown, and as equally, unknown are of heat and cold. Picture Killarney on a vast and fa-r more beauti- ful scale, and free from the tempests and mists and rain, and you begin to realize the Arrow Lakes, with their beauty grandeur and attractiveness. You are right in directing the attention of your readers to British Columbia. The picturesque beauty of its lakes and rivers and the sublime grandeur of its mountain scenery find no parallel upon this globe o fours. And its climate aad soil are all that are desirable for men and women whe love open air life and bracing mountain air and an occasional hunt for cariboo and elk. The apples grown on the shores of these lakes are the finest I ever tasted, finer even than those I have sampled from Lord Aberdeen's wonderful orchards about 50 miles further west. There is something in the sun, in the soil, in the serene atmosphere, in the ozone of these pure woods and in the absence of strong winds that permits the growth, and blossom and Moom of the apple in this country as nowhere else on and this is where you can secure a home by paying per acre per month. A card will b-ring you full information. Address: Arrow Lake Orchards FREEMAN, General Agent, Lethbridge LETHBRIDGE HOTEL BLOCK Herald. Want Ads Pay You LODGE PRIDE Of No. 293. ALBERTA. Sons of England Benefit Society in the- every first and the month at particular! apply W. J. Wade, W. President. Oddfedllowi' Hull third Wednesday 8 p.m. For full Frtd T. Hobini- See.. Box 67. LETHBRIDGE CALEDONIAN SOCIETY Caledonian Hall, Glyn St. Cliib room Opeu cveuiiig 7.30 U) 10.30. Sunday exoepted. All Scoternen A. L. JOHNSTON. Secy., J. H. KELLIE. Box 330. Prea. ESTABLISHED 1854 Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE. MOJ7KBAL Paid .tip Capital, i.- Reserve and Undivided Accou; is of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers Solicited Drafts Money Orders of OiWiit Savings Bank Department Lethbnige Branch CoaMale Block, St. Meets 1st and 3rd M o n d ays in K. of P Hall at g o'clock. Visiting orethren are cordially invited. j. ASHCROFT, W.P GU3 NEID1Q W.I. A. F. A. M., G. R. Lodge Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall. P. O. Block, at S p. m. Visiting brethren will al- ways receive a hearty welcome. Geo. Whelen, W.M.; J. Jones, Secretary, P. O. Box 537. Modern Woodmen of America Ltfthbridgr Camp No. Lfbd Meete the Oddfellows Hall second and fourth of month Visiting wilj w.tye K hearty cillor. C. L. Griffith; BAYLOR, M.D.. aad 1 Lethbridffe, Alia' Office boors: 9.30-12 a.m., 2-5 p.m i-o p.m. f DR. GARNET T. IVES, DENTIST Graduate Royal College of Denu Surgeons, Toronto. Stafford 6 and 8. Hours 9-lS 1-5. rhone 463. MISS VERONICA dressing, scalp treatment, manicnuv PRIVATE MATERNITY HOSPITAL. rooms are bright, warm and .well ventilated. Good food, wash ing done in hospital laundry. Pa- tients may have visitors any time T very ili fnrt Hf FlFSt for jmedical cases. Term6 moderate Telephone MJS8 G. A. Dainty graduate nurse of Nicholls Hospital Peterboro, and three years work LEGAL n-- Office, o. mg ITnwn Bank, Lethbridge. L M J. yortaap Ri xuuucs ana Conybeare lilocfr, Lethbridge, Alta SIMMONS SHEPHERD-Barristers Clt0rs nd Notaries. Monev to H" A. J. MACDOUGALL-Bairi o Solictor, Notary. Room 14. Hj- H- DUNWOODY-Barrister. o- '-P0- ,0ffice- Acadia Block. e, Alt-a. Block. and 2 and 3' Ot1 SURVEYING LandI burveyor. Irrigation and Hy "Room 5. Whit- ney Block. Phone, 205 RGHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS ,-t' Whit Block. Late of WiHiams Bros Architects, Detroit. Block. iA' Macdonald Block, Rodpath street Alta. WT Calgary ana Lethbridge. Specialist in Fireproof mg, samtation, heating and venti! WILLIAM WATTS-Builder and Con- tracer, is prepared to give cost on a11 kinda in the building trade, including iv pairs alterations, etc. Box 519 Lethbridge, Alta. ERBERT RAMSDEN-Contractor tounaations, concrete walks base- ments Md all kinds of concrese ,Terma "asonable. Estimate? cheerfully given. Apply Box Alta. MORRISON-Bartlett di Addition. Contractor ana builder. Estimates freely given. H will pay you to call before building W. R. painting, car- nage painting, paper hanging, wali decorating, etc. 25 Argyle Ave Phone 124. Box 300. 278-O UNDERTAKING ADDISON up to date undertakers and embalmers in the city, black and white cars. Office next the new Herald office, Phone 682. Strict attention paid to all cases. Parlors open day and night. T. S. Directoi and Embalmer. Most up to parlors in city. Five doors wegt of Post Office, Ford St. White and Black Cars. Phone 561.- ACCOUNTANT W. D. accountant Audits, liquidations, general ing, and advice thereon. Block, Lethbridge, Alta. the MADAM Pi- anist and Teacher, 23 years' ex- perience, Operatic, Dramatic and Vaudeville, evening parties attend- ed. MISS NORMAN, teacher of dancing, 622 Crabb street. 15-6 Canada Western Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Fiscal-Agents for Collieries Lit Ail Standard Stocks Handled HEAD H. ;