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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 31, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBKIDGE DAILY HERALP Satin-day, December DAILY HERALD .jshed toy the Lethbridge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., every !a erecir.g- its office, Crabb Canada Wv A: BUCHANAN, MANAGING DIRECTOR AXI> EDITOI PHONE: Editorial, Reporldrlal, arirf-- News Dept. 1224 DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATE8 PHONE: Advertising Circulation and j.-ij. Depts, delivered fi Uefivered S mpmlis. delivered i month. deliverea VAddsesses ehaneed addresses: must be I by w 6 jj '3 b'y' Old POINT OF VIEW King out the old; ring in the new. Today IB the last of the old year, Matte next year better thaix last." mis evening will be spent by many in making New Year's resolutions. Good things to make if kept. 1; hi .advance; .1 t br' Jocal. and' district.'. _ 3 months. .ta advance 50i LY HERALD FOR'SALE AT Croiis-Drug j Cranbrook, B. C'.- 5 J; Johnston Jack- pies-Drug" Store. Co.; B. W. Pincher E. Beattia L. Reineelta. '.Grassy Dr.' TiigHaai. Dr: ..D'Arc's Westlake Bros. Druf Book Co. L. 3J. 2sTorthara a. Co. Brown P. R. BTOTWJ Lethbridge Uas had a good year but next year will be better. j AH tosether now 10 make 1911 the I biggest, best and brightest year in the mstory of Lethbridge, of Alberta and of Canada. j if the ctown would make Knights of i all the mayors of Canadian cities, Sir's would be as common as K. C.'s Jin Ontario. j It is a year tonight since the power [plant was burned and tiie city plung-. led into darkness. During the year [the new has been ail but cotn- jpieted. swear off swearing at aldermen unless 1 am exceedingly provoked to wrath." Office first thing we will do in 1911 will; be to in- augurate a street mail delivery sys- in Lrethbrdge.' J.- McNicol, secretary of the Hoard of 1911 1 will do my, best to make Lethbridge known j in the four quarters of the" globe- In! my official position 1 will make "a big effort to land some good indus- tries for the city." U. J. Ecfcstrom, president of the. Ag- ricultural 1911 fair will be the greatest ever held in Leth-.utherarpart'of iBeiievue relief fund. has beeji ipod -md; Ears Been.....taSen It is reported that. .11 a cue! is to il administration' councillors. II j f but that the city of Gus-lph is; Tne building record for the past i joinics; hands with St. Cathrines in] i.vear is something to be proud of con- j grappling- with the .reform in Isidering the conditions that obtained'tical manner. The Gxielyh Board or; during tlie year.- Nothing can keep; Trade will recommend 10 the.. City; i .Letiibridge from.going.' ahead.., Council that.the entire affairs of theji are aeiiartment be placed in liands of either .-an 'existing, 'com- j A Happy and Pros- perous New Year To Everybody Freeman aeLeod Lethbridge Hotel Kock t Phone 1212 Put your Xew Year's resolution to generous and 10 votir around and, ias..-e.on- -finued; its -course of rapidly max-' a malny --T 'and. ok the whole it -has success and'advanceinent! .'Over a dollars of buildings JDeen erectei ;antt -.the city, lias mission or a comtnissori to b'e form-, etl as as-permission can be[ tae obtained from the Legislature, making i such a step possible, and that 1 laiiou to this effect, if uecessa: et e especially "in] his throne in Portugal back. Host of food which 1 his'best triends would tell friXfl'ir, t ha'. iTltlJJff- I citified appearance, nad; Tfm fif tm-i to-curt f-h-p is sold, ia-the-city. While the inaug-j leave it alone, oration- "ait> up-tG-date system for is. sewage has-Keen1 .wprjt-of'niunicpal' tlre'year steps Three thousand more -Scotchmen vi.i carried on, ,witiL ".system, in, operation energy, proved? vater; service, Jm- -jear- doubtless more- and .bet- has "not' hal the i? ter fine and an extended sevrer system. This has '-rj- cost a lot But the increase 'in the value of. property and the enlargement of the- city's boundaries 'v: 'has not made the expenditure increase U the .burden.: of. taxation. In. .fact, the -rate of "taxation was the lowest that i demonstrated 'it had ever been since the see-.its Accpmplislinient.. snort -crop, the city g prosperity Soon this province snoaid be applied for without debyr by tne City" Couueilr Furthermore j aim toitkey recommend tne Council Ke is safer wiere Legislature for powers -to' any department "or departments of tlic city's affairs, excepting legislation an-! propriation and. taxation, .either. !.t existing commissions or new. comms-.j are coming to Alberta ,in a, bunch.- take! the laur- j sions to be The Board -will i. els from Bruce county for being Scotch It is a good way -to be. Scotch set- tlers are all right wouldn't Mayor Adams look hafl'last year.. Bat ia spite of .has been made that, has been r. matter aC rest of my life. if there is no ohjec- comment botSt-ly the of-oniing his noole iLetQSridge_.and[ visitors. It has oeenj Lethbridge >n any one industry for! "1. Resolve" ,._-..' JKarl stay in Canada the Ity has been created into a city, welfare. .It-is now in the of my life is there is n.o objec- for many years before. that it is bound to go ahead in spitej'tton." In. the matter civic governmeat 1 of such .set-backs as it has suffered there, has been a great interest taken "and an advaice step was taken' in the .morement for the adoption of -the ''cbmmissibn form of 'muMcipai'-'gbvertt- be inaugurated soon, as posible. In. educational affairs, the city has. The of Lethbrdge- good: Grey if at ali possible." to congratulate themselves oni Kept pace the demands. The ac- commodation; for the .rapidly in ceas- ing school population has been provid- .in the crop failure. Canadian keep JSarl tire 'Pmade during- tie year.r THey "'are- justified in having! West again in firmest.confidence and the.bright-j est'hopes for, the future progress andj K. L. keep on hop- .welfar'e of the cty. The year has been'ing." a. good next year will, be much :NCE ..USING THE FARM A Hae twelve million y rings (J. A: be as inde- pendent as 1 have been; since 8lect: ecu- to Wes- "that; they" are .raining their.' country- by. devoting their opera- to grain .'raising. T-inie.and again, -has the .warning been given but the farmers" -stillV keep on Talking wheat- and oats and nothir-g else. -Plans-to. mixed take -up dairying, fodder -stock rais- ing and-other branches .of agriculture along vrith grain iraising tire unheeded in- chickens' from eggs. For are now bringing Chicago. We are also -petition the Legislature through tiie- local member, Mr. IL Hewitt, to make such, imendtnents to the mun- icipal act as vv-iirmake it possible for! any' municipality 'of not less than] people to. adopt civic .'govern? I ment by commission on the lines of1 the, laws at State of- -Iowa, The Peterboroirgb. in force in the Esaminer Clares that "the present system is a j failure; not "so "njTi'ch from ;Qie iaca- 1 pacity of memb'ersV VdFbecause of the! system which yearly i changes j :of councils, to aof to depriv-e us of any guarantee that the policy a- T shoiild" hap- "be acted 'upon the next.' With which sentiment -we are in en- tire accord, and do not tHini: .that there will be many dsseating voices in Ontario. At present .municipal government down Without Interest and Without axes For full information, call or address P.O.Box 1979 Suite 1 Building Phone 1291 depends upon the services of volun-j they: are children, for tiey see ven- man, who, however, was in doubt as A. L.' K. Clarke into th a good. look at .1 bring W. and have teer councillors who get no remunera-1 little of.their fashionable mothers and lion. Duncan avoid promising a demonstration farm to everj- constiuency in the province." by the great ;body of the western.! wheat, but selling his farm. He is farmers. It seems useless to point out j not- tilling, .the land. He is is exploit- to them the fatal mistakes made hi He -is using nis land like Dafcotas, Minnesota and other states a- farm, but like- a mine." also-importing--cream from the United trouble, is that our farmers are wheat _inad. They made mcaey .'with Tvaeat, and have aot the "labor that mixed farming in- volves. can go away in the and leave hired man to take, care'orthe horses. The loss of wiiea't farming, is universally recog-j Jas. K. Cornwall, M. .P. nlzed. ,'Tbe fanner is'not selling his j keep talking the north, and its great- ness." Hon. Chas. R. Mitchell: "To place i fathers. I neard a story about a lone- cillor who .does Jhis duty must neccs-Uy little Newport boy whose mother sarily devote a great deal leaned him to her and said: town alfairs and as well as much j 'Rooert, your father and I are go- tnought. ilorever he finds he' hasjtng to separate. With -which of us do but a small amount of money at his j you. wish, to I disposal and'that with that limited "The boy- hesitated, his mother amount of money he is expected .to do j waited anxiously, and then lie ,to the animal's age. the next Land Titles cridge." office at Leth- great things for the, town. If-be not produce suostantial results, he is blamed for being incompetent. If he advocates a raise in, taxaton, he 5s enounced as extravagant. It is no the chauffeur.' President when they did the same thin.-? trat ;hej rgreat majority of farmers are today in "Western Canada. .The.Iarmer .to have permanent pros- doing j perity must save Ms land as well as Taking from it all tie time There is no better authority on mat- pertaining to Western Wliyte, Viw Mayor refuse'a Imight hood, and just be plain, honest Mayor -will do my level j take j best to make 10U bear year injtae times- land, i tne history of Lethbridge that my ana'imttng nothing back will the fertlity- from the best of fg-Is afore money to "be made pe'rl.term of office as mayor may end 'for Western Canada of the C. P. R-1 acre Jby. laLxed farming, but it is more a blaze qj glory." speaks feels that -Two things keep the West- -way ascl knows what is talkingjern CanadiaE.farmer from giving Ms about for he never taiks -unless he i land a-chance to give Mm the best pre --does. -In the annual financial survey j sent -and future returns, ignorance; published in the Toronto G-lobe, Mr. i and laziness. Wheat raising is easy A Difference Taft tells the following wonder that competent conn- j slory at own expense, connect- 1 cillors are hard to. find and that they ecl nis recent visit to Pachmond are- induced to .take office with thej-j ai-nrays enjoy going to Richmond." greatest reluctance. j tfee president. "They have a way The truth is that the present" roaKing you feel perfectly at home, efficient system is a relic of pioneer j And jtxjg simply because they have days. It is ahout fifty years "behind! the greatest rsspect for the presiden- and the man who happens for the being -to fill the office. Therfi is said he. "this mule -is a.young as you claim, Tvhy is it teat h'e benas so the (ion't'let that little fact -worry you the-'negro hastened to say. mule bend at the laigs, but it re. i due to- no- age dat he does. De 'nones' truth, boss is dat I ain't had the money 'to look after dat mule da way'he orter My stable is kind- er lovr, an.' dat mule he been 'fliged to stoop a little, dat's In Earnest The funeral procession, .was movinj along the village street when UncH Abe Burse stepped .out of: a store. H< riacin't heard said Uncle AbeTBurBe, "whc they buryin' "Poor old.Tite storekeeper. said TJncle Abe'Bnrse, "Tit< Harrison, hey. Is Tite "You don't .rehtaraln with him, do snapped iho stora Keeper. !t belonss to the- tallo ami St2se -ac days... and AW. catch g alone some dark night." Daw trie to h will be in lightinsr and S0iae bit of politics in the reception THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O., LL.D., D. C.L., PRESIDENT i ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER harmony -with .eleo- ra'pid transit. Whyte and convenient. Miaed farmins 4lt ever there was an agricultural means more work and being kept tied country in the world, that country. Our sole Manitoba resource 'closer to the farm the year round. j But it means" the saving of the land let the that there is much public in a Majorities in Britain (London Chronicle) Conservatives chargined. at their 1 they give vou. I know this absolute- j _ Mr. Taft then related a told: ihim by Major J. C. Hemphill, former-] ly .editor of the Charleston News and !'courier, but sow editor of the Rich- name. agriculture. Yet this year j and the lasting -prosperity of were imported into Manitoba over; country. The C. P. will exert oursel- the ves to get the Lethbridge Weyburn O RE-ARRANGEMENT OF CITY OFF FICIALS'-WORK OF THE FIRST authority the line completed and will start the line towards Saskatoon as well as finish up the Aldersyde branch." I over the streets lo be done by the the water- said acting-mayor Bowman to attend to the! cently, in conversation with the Her- j the public works department rtfitc repair the'parks corn-! defeat, are trying, to console Times-Democrat. A Democratic ves -by the statement titat at tne Tatr luncheon ment v.-jli only Have a small .majority.; to tne Biajor, became enthusias- As .a matter of fact, a abput the president- ial) very considerable one. and; is simply a bully de- has seldom been exceeded in. this coun i elared the -guest." "He is the kind of .try. Mr. Disraeli was JQ power'fro'miaman you-love." 1S47 to 1SXC with a majority-.of only j _ .'-you-bet he remarked the ma- 1S in Great Britain. The following I by the way are you Agoing j The C. N. will get into this year or bust." PAID-UP CAPITAL, 5 1 RESERVE FUND, SAYiMCS BAKK Interest at'fhecufrent'rate is allowed on all deposits .6t 5 l-.and upwards in this Department Careful attention, is 'given to every account 5maII deposits V: Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons, withdrawals to be made by any one of them or by the sur- vivor. Full and clear written instructions as to is-16 make trie withdrawals should always be given to the Bank: -when opening accounts of this nature. Id. .to re-arrange the Of ;mittee to attend to something wrong me different officials IB the the of trees, the pol- ploy. 30 as to prevent overlapping and j ice to have people remove obstruc- main Xew Year's M P p resolution to to "be figures show that both Liberal" to- vote f0r nim next Conservative governments have in thej -vote for him: '.Vote for ex- jpast sixty years held office by tiie j cialmed the astonished luncheon guest strength of the Irish !.-rd see him in h-----first" Majority Irish--M. P.'SI _____ tn as far as I being at the same time can, while a staunch dyed-in-the-wool Conservative." increase "the efficiency. As it is now I tons or to secure the arrest'of people matters should be attended to electric de-j c_ j_ of the which no official recognL'es as to.attend to guy and; Urectertl Canada Baseball ing ;to his particr- department and; any department "to attefid to anything is not a Yea. gue in Western Canada, wlilch will in- clude it tvill nor be my fault." which he does not care to undertake i tGat needs doing in connection with for fear of trespassing on the work i the streets. -There is no necessity or some one else Take the care of tie streets for ex- another office for this work. every person could report all and he in ample. The repair of the holss in these to one man the streets is Supt. Scott's work, the i turn, with proper authority could or- fi Jlng UP and levelling down of the! Rework to be done by any depar; watermalns and "graves" is '..he i raent which he considered should ,io duty of Flectwoort's deparwaent, the looking afteT the sidewalke, keep- This ing the streets clear of "standing .regard to other depanments of tractions, the repair of the. sidewalks, itfie city's with the sole auth- could be ,tfce protection of the -boulevards and and half a doaen other matters ority for certain branches of the city's work placed with one man. The vrork may be thought of to belong to some "tie done and the one man held Some one man sfcoflld hate resconsIWa" it. Aid. boost and better wil! continue to even 1S47 i, 2 1S52 C S ____ 1859 L 40 ____ 1S74 C 52 lSy-2 JL 40 L 60 C SS L 46 C :J4 N7 81 Lethbridge Branch K. San tnoiigh T will not be an alderman." i New VorK, "spoke bitterly the afrout the divorce hahi; among the Altl. Uavid solemnly He said that some children in solve to-keep my eye on the city Newport have five and six fathers. Surprising Ignorance 2 late Rev. Horatio Stebbins of Francisco was a man of large and noble powers, but more fa-j nnliar tvitn the world of intellectual j land scholastic interests than with triv- ial and timely things. His household was blessed with a charming daugh- ter who grew up tall and beautiful, commanding the admiration of all who His Choice sa-w her. One day a visitor said to "One of your saidj'he good doctor: "Doctor your daugh- Miss Ellen Terry ar a luncheon grows more charming; day by day. she's a regular