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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta ALMftTA, MONDAY, FEBRUARY I, by D.UJ Printing Ltd.. lawful evening Hi Boond 8t.. Letbbridfe. W. A. BUCHANAN, 01- S4.M Jl Lit .TS Dally. year. delivered Daily, six month. delivered, monthn. delivered- (felly: aoe month. delivered Dailj. ooe TOM. by mail Daily, tiz months, by mail Daily. by mail Weekly Herald, one year I J6A ehaQfed often M de- sired ;sbut bath MW and old vast be AN ADMINISTRATIVE TRIUMPH Since the setting aside oi this prov- Alberta has had a Government of business men, who have brought out in the discharge of their public duties the same qualities as haye enabled them to make a success of their pri- vate affairs. Their sound practical instincts are well illustrated if. con- nection with their telephone policy. They lost no time in formulating it after .making sure of uxeir ground and once they decided what line it should take, they proceeded to carry out their plans with an energy and efficiency, which if applied to all public ownership schemes would soon disabuse the minds of the opponents of that principle of their prejudices against it. tittle or nothing is gain- ,ed by all, the "theorizing that goes on about public ownership. It is a good in many instances providing the proper individuals can be found to administer the utilities that the state takes over end there is no reason to believe after studying the circumstances of each case, that under private ownership the people are be- inf made to pay more than they should for the services being rendered 03 that these services are inadequate to their needs. When the -administration presided over by Hr. Hutberford took office, it convinced that better epkone facilities should be afforded the Province. large proportion of these coming into this-part of the already accustomed to the use'-of and if they developiMnt hats not and will uot stake Alberto. a much more attractive place of abode, making not only Jor a more contented body of people at present, but offering additional in- ducements to the great body of pros- pective settlers from other lands than the immediate future is sure to bring. As an administrative achievement the telephone policy Is bound to stand out in the history of represen- tative OUR POINT OF VIEW. Sir Hibbert Tupper says "Not even Sir John" could have beaten Sir Wil- frid Laurier in the last election. That's an eloquent tribute to the strength of Sir Wilfrid. Former Chief .Justice Tuck of New Brunswick said he was offered a knighthood TO retire from the beach. Sir Wilfrid Laurier says the govern- ment did not make him any offer, nor did they want him to retire. Prob- ably the Chief Justice meant to say he would retire if he was given n. knighthood. NO WOMAN CAN STROM AMD HKALTHT UKLBSS KIOMCTS AKI WILL. The Conservative delegation from British Columbia was elected on an Asiatic exclusion policy and in a de- bate in the House of Commons, Ralph Smith, of Nanaimo. manded to know which of the Opposition men from B. C. was pre- pared to say that he had never em- ployed Oriental labor. "And over aH a solemn silence reigned." and Smith waited. He said: "Let him who is without sin cast the first" and he waited some more. Nobody ap- peared to be without sin. "Don't all speak at once." said the iNanaimo member. When kidneys ill, body ill, for the puiaoai which ought to filter out of ths blood left in the system. Then how important it must bo to tee to it that this system of bo uot clogged up. wlio troubled with kiunoy knew uob the mi-wry suffering which tboM afflicted undergo. Kidney Pills a specific toe all kidney troubles. They begin by hflaling the delicaU membraiMS of kidMys ftuU thus make their action regular and natural They hslp the kidneys to flush off the acrid and poisonous impurities which have colloetod, tKus out tho kidneys, blatlder and all the uriuary passages. Doan's Pills are entirely UMe, and may be safely taken by young and old. f D uii's Kidney Pilla do for yoa what I'-isy have dons for thousuads zt others that cure you. M -H M. IJryautbn, Spring Valley, P.E.I writ-H: I troubled with 1113' kklneys for two years. They were so ba-1 at times 1 c >uid not cross the floor for the pain. I triod a doctor but he did me no good ac all. I f> my font Uaxes oi IXvaa'a Kidney Puls, and I am glad to s iv that after taking them I have had no ia for nearly three Prico 50 cts. per box, or 3 for all dealers or The T. Milbum Co., Limited, Toronto, One. la ordering specify 30 ToUet Sets To Be Sold at Cost The Bentley Co. Ltd, hut IK! lettii UTHIKIB.f Coal, Ice and DRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BKOS.Proprietora Office opposite Balmoral Farmers were able to plow in Perth county, on Jan. 25. They must be having a Southern Alberta winter in that part of Ontario. Lights BOY'S RESOLU- -instrument found it ter vice that thev desired, at a reason- r, ier any ole p'ursiirh able outlay, it was bound to be of dissatisfaction. At the be- ginning of 1906 all the facilities in Alberta were the local exchanges in cities and towns and the ifaie extending from Edmonton to Calgary. The charges were high and the service poor. Those in the rural districts were not. thought of at all. In the older provinces the Bell .-company had given constant trouble-and was undoubtedly a cruel as well as unpopular monopoly. After going into tie question very carefully the Government came to the that the telephone was an enterprise which from its very nature was well adapted for state control. the record of the corporation and it saw how little dis- posed it was to extend its lines in keeping with the growth of the Pro- vince. At the very first session ef the Legialature it accordingly secured a grant for the purpose of commencing a government system. It believed that it was a good policy to do this concluding any arrangement for the purchase of the existing lines. The Bell people would thus be brought to lvalue how thoroughly the Pro- vince was in earnest and the hands of the administration would be strengthened in future ne- gotiations with them. How well cal- culated this move- was the course of subsequent events has clearly proven By the end of 1907 the Government had built no less than 544 miles of line and acquired 53 miles besides. As time went on and the construction pol icy proceeded with unabated vigor the prospects for a favorable settlement with the Bell Company became all the while brighter.. Less than a year ago a bargain was finally made, by which the entire -Bell system within the pro- vine? was purchased at an average of f per phone. Shortly be- fore that Company had sold out to the .Manitoba Government and had secured per phone. So much for having shrewd business capacity in high public places. It pays better than oratory of the Iciftd that is so frequently tlie test of for political government. In tfce meanwhile the work of reach- ing into- new parts of the Prov- ince proceeded rapidly and by the be- ginnine of 1909 the Government was operating close to 1500 miles of tele- phone making it pay so well thatr it was able as a New Year's pre- sent to announce a reduction in -which amounts on an. average to 35 'per cent. The demand for Is coming from all sections encouragement to rural lines. A l-vv rate has quoted-for these of but per tlWMtip -latiDn there mart phone for'every mile. In iMtances. so much is the privi- prtaed, farmers have paid for in order to secure con- with their market town. enable them to market their products so much more ttM- well as prove a general XEW YEAR TIONS Resolve first, lie never fight less ime fought. Rezolve two. He never sass teacher less she Gits ou My nerves dretfully. He try being Pashent in Rezolve three. He never eat another Jme full. Enuff is enuff Tuesday, Jan. 26- In spite oi the i soniffwhnt- inclement weather a large crowd iva-s in attendance and trip- ped the light fantastic to the strains of music furnished by the Pincher Creek orchestra. A'very choice sup-i per was sensed about midnight, when; dsincing was resumed. Many were j present from Pincher Creek, Lund- breck, Frank and Coleman, and all enjoyed themselves immensely. Much credit is due to Messrs. M. W. Mur- phy and H. C. Morrison, who had lull charge of the arrangements. A "cloud of wit-nesses" from this point attended court at Macleod last week ia connection with the Brewery case, which however, was traversed for sixty days on account oi the 'ab- sence of the Crown's principal wit- ness. Macleod -must possess many attractions as the cwwd who all went- together came struggling back in small batches for the next two orj three days. i TO THE PUBLIC We have bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying Dutfit, aud are prepared-io execute all orders for D RAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Oath on delivery. J. S. Phillips A. L Phone 70 Office ic Nelson Cow's Store 50 HEAD OF Heavy Mares and Geldings Ti be Sea it City YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. PROFESSIONAL CARDS Look well to your feet. The advice of doctors when there is an epidemic of grip, is "Keep your feet- can do this by wearing shoes made of good leather and put together by the best methods. We have them. F. German Between Sage's and Boyrs Rezolve four. He try to to be elected Some Bay as kaptin of our football team. Its a Honerable Job, and I want to be honorable most always. Rezolve five. He never, never tell stories. The old Bad Man has got it in fer fellers what Fib to their Maws and Paws. Resolve six, He not make ugly fac- es ner laugh at gurls Any More. They kant help being Gurls. JSTatcher jmade em what they are. and Boys should feel sorry for em. I gess this is enufl fer Phis. year. So He ring off and shut up rny Re- zolve book till next year. COWLEY Cowley, Jan. the annual meeting ot the ratepayers of Cowley School District, A. H. Gunn was elected trustee to succeed J. G. Swinney whose three years' term ex- pired. At a subsequent meeting of the board, Mr. Gunn was electee chairman and Mr. W. C. jRobinson Sec.-Treas. Mr. Bain, of the C. P. R. bridge watch was summoned hastily to Ot- tawa by the death of Ms mother. Railway rumors are rife. In ad- dition to the diversion of the C. P. R. which baa been long a bugbear, prospects are good for one, or per. haps two, competing lines .which will give alternative --Toutes to Calgary, and. to the south and west. When all these hopes are realized, the village will no doubt experience a growth and expansion which will make her former state look like thirty cents. The local lodge, I.O.O.F, enter- tained its members and friends to a ball and super at the Cowley Hotel CARDSTON Cardston, Jan. A. Spen- cer Sons purchased the entire bus- iness of the Cardston Implement com- pany today. This is one of the best businesses in Cardston. Walter H. from the old firm, i Mr. Spencer with Prank Brown to manage business in. the future. Mike Oka. a Blood Indian, was in trouble yesterday. He smuggled a horse into Canada. Sergeant- ArmerT of the staff, at Stand Off, caught Mike and the horse, too. Mike appeared before Justices E. N. Baker and Z. W. Jacobs, and pleaded guilty to the charge. He .-was fined, and costs or in default of i paying this is to be confined in the -jail' at Macleod for. thirty daysr; The Bow Dance -was-not very large- ly attended. The cold wind blowing at the time kept the young people at home. Messrs. J. T. Brown and William Laurie who went to Edmonton. Mon- day returned home today. The .con- vention of the municipalities was a success in every particular. Our -May- or -and Solicitor were much struck I Fresh Oysters At tlie flliierta Restaurant Sbo) t Orders at all Hours Oliver Block Phone 228 STIRLING AND DISTRICT City Property, Business Sites. Farm Lands, and Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE R. A. Davis Sterling MEDICAL Oft. W. 8. OALBRAITH-Physiciun, Surgeon, Accouchcr. y a.m.. 2-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Red- path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEAN Street. a.m., 2.3, OR. A. McNALLY-Office and rooi. 8. Stafford Block. Office Houw-11- 12, 1-3, 7-8.30. Phone night and day 277. OR. J. E. LOVEWNG-Phyfiidan, Surgeon. Accoucher, Oddfellowg' Block. a.m., 11 to 1, 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day and night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, ist. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Lethbridge, Alta. Office a.m., 25 p.m.. 7.8 p.m. DENTISTRY LADIES AND GENTS: We want to impress upon your mind that there is as much difference be- tw.eeu an expert clothes cleaner and other cleaners as there is between a plug and thoroughbred, and while our .price is as low anywhere, yet it is the our- w.ork lhat- we brag about more .than our low price. If yon want the best in cleaning, dying, pressing and repairing, -try the City Dye Works, Bound St., opposite- the Herald Office. Tel. 353. .43-0 You Owe it to yoinself to try CAFE Before you arrange to get meals regularly any place Chow Sam Co. SMUT AT All MOORS Hayr Transfer Co. Leave yonr for COAL, etc. AT- PROMPT ATTENTION GJYEN PHONE 180 DR. O. J. COURTICE Dentist, Graduate of Northwestern Universi- ty, Chicago, '111. Office J-5; -Rooms 11 and 12, Afacdonald Block. UNDERTAKING ADDISON. Direetorg and Embalmers, 321 Crabb ;flft. Lethbridge, Alta. Office and i Resi- dence 102. MUSIC Pincher Creek Won Ou Saturday afternoon the I'incher Creek hockey team ma :H their superior class over Ij bridge puck artists by the score of The game was a fast one be- cause of soft ice, which made skating hard for, the and combina- Alt thsi has taken place, let it be MfM than three years. in three 'Who can say that such Tears of Experience in the V A E T N E T A V N E oompelt our de- cision- in favor of Rayhd Tick GMtV Exchsnrdjr See our North Window for gems of art in this line I MR with the growth and development atjtion was tlie capital. C. T. Magee the youiig nian who has been running the Bijou Theatre this winter is leaving town today. His business paid very well during the early part of the season but for the past three weeks, business in his line has been slack. Hence his removal to other parts. Mr. Clamp, formerly with Mark A; Coombs is leaving for Calgary in the near future. Joseph Vaughn" "is selling his skat, ing rink to his father, W. .R, Vaughn. The price is not mentioned. Hugh B. Brown, manager of the Cardston Mercantile Co., Ltd., is. hav- ing'plans for a new residence drafted. He will build as soon as the weather permits" in the spring. James Gaboon, owner of the. large hotel here will erect fine residence in the coming summer. The plans were drawn by a firm of architects in Vancouver. A Valentine -Ball will be given" by the Y.L. Y.M.M.I.A. of Cardstpn Ward on 12th. Pincher had it all their own :way for the first fifteen -minutes of the firsthalf after which Lethbridge held them in check. At half time the .score stood in Pincher's In the second half the play was more even, Lethbridge playing.a bet- ter game, and if anything, had the advantage as the puck was hovering around the! ..Psiclier Greek goal the greater- part of the time. Each team .scored one apiece in this half. TheLethbridge lone tally was scored by Schimnowski, who played a hard game-from start to finish and was the only one of the Lethbridge men who seemed able to. take the puck down. ,the ice with any success. Mc- Gillis in centre, also did some very good work. One of the Pincher Creek players was hurt near the finish in ft collision with Cook 'of Lethbridge and was obliged to quit. Pincher Creek wins the champion- ship of the league, having lost no game in the series. As STOCK QUOTATIONS Furnished by and Elwell, Crsnbrook, B.C. P 8. McArthur's Wall Paptrt are -30, 1909. Aurora Consolidated B.C.Amalgamated B, C. Copper Consolidated Smelters North West Oil Canadian 'Goldfields Cranbrook Fire Brick Diamond Coal Diamond Vale Coal Dominion Copper International Coal Goal Mines, asked .35 .08 7.75 86.00 .47 .05 1.10 M ;i7 .46 .77 .05 NTipissing 9.50 10.10 North Star .09 .12 McGillivray Creek Cos] ,23 .26 Rambler Cariboo Royal Collieries M .38 Society Girl ,ffr 3ulHvan Western Oil (ord) IM l.W Western Oil (pwf) Veteran Scrip 440.00 Stl.OO bid .04 7.00 85.00 .36 .03 .50 .13 .37 ,73 AT THE EUREKA the- the Eureka. That the man- .igetnent of this popular theatre is riving the theatre goers of Leth- bridge just what they desire for amusement was plain to be seen on Saturday night when the street for some distance from the box office -was crowded with people waiting for a" chance to gain admittance that they could witness another of the excel- lent programmes Manager Morris always has in'stoie for them. In or- der to five every one a chance to those clever little children before leaving the city, arrangements have been made to have them on the bill again tonight as they leave for the States in the morning. In connection with another strong feature on the programme is "The Brownies" presenting their big comedy success, Scarecrow's with cial scenery and Eddie Reeves, the champion Australian shoe dancer. This, combined with the- highest priced motion pic- tores in the West go to it one the itroiifcst profTADimes erci in the city. j EverytMftg m season j j served tastily at it TheCoaUale lestaurant Ji Coaldale Block MADAM Pi- anisti-. organ and voice produc- tion. Visits or receives pupils, preparatory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard House, Orabb Street. MR. ..EARNEST F. LAYTON-Viblin- ist, Pupil of London, Eng., .and of Prank E. Blachford, Toronto, is open for a limited num. ber of-pupils. Also for At Homes, banquets, etc. Terme op application. -Phone 212. MR: ALBERT ELY-Pupil of Dr. Briggs, -M.A., Song -Singing and Voice Culture. -Pupil of Hancock, -Esq., F.R.C.O., L.R-A.M.i Organ and Theory. Voice culture, pipe organ, .piano, harmony and theory, gong, singing. Open for con- certs, Terms on application. Box MO, Alta. IT IS PAST HISTORY the getting out of people's minds the idea that we in Canada cannot compete in brewing beer with Amer- icans or .Europeans. Why, in Lethbridge there's a Lethbridge Brewing Malting Co., which turns out just as good beer as anyone -would care to drink. Don't pay for a for good pay for Alberta's Pride beer. LETtJBRIDGE BREWINGS MALTING COMPANY, Ltd JOHANNES H. MACMiLLIAN-Pu- pU of Henri Verbruggen, of ,Bome. Italy; Carl Sirojna, of Berlin, Ger- many. High Class Scotch muaio a specialty. Open- for recitals, IMA. quets. concerts, :etc. For terms ap. ply cjo Eoyal Collieries, LEGAL L. M. ml Solicitor. Office adjoininjr Bank, Lethbridge. W. C. ter, etc. Office: Southard AND COZY this restaurant is assuredly. You can bring your wife you have them--sweetheaTt, if you have have "all the; comforts of home'' without its inconveniences of selecting, purchasing, preparing, cooking and serving food. Costs lit- tie more, if any, and is. just as good. the Huh Cafe F. P. CONYBEARE JONES-C. Conybeare, D.C.L.; B. Jones, .B.C.L. Barristers, solinitoM, etc. Offices Couybeare Alberta. SURVEYING HAMILTON and Surveyors. Block. YOUNQ-Enjineen Boom 4, ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORt T. E Office, Oliver Block. Phone 9G7. J LOTS Wood St. in: f 1.000. ON close LOTSMcKILLOP Ellison Mill, ADDN-, NEAR GLOBE to MeeU IBI and ard Mondayt inKofP Hall at o'clock. F. 8. Whitney Block. Roeai 9, JA5. A. Macdonaid Block, Redpath SUeM. Lethbridge Alta. Calf ary Lethbridge. Specialiat in Fireproof. ing, heating and Venttla. Udn. ErnestTE Carver. M.B.A., AJI.I.C., Etc., Ifananr Lethbridge Office, Bryan brethren are cordially invited. rf. ASHCROFT, W.P. 34-ly GUS NEIDIG, W.i. 1 ACRE LOT CORNER OF MeBETH A Bailey St., from school, ACRE OPPOSITE THE LAST f 4SO ROOMED HOUSE ON TOERANCE Are., Cash fflBO and ftf month until paid for Rents for 111 per month. ill Sell You go xJ inside lota, cheap, and loan yon the money to build. G. C.MxDonald BROAD WATTsViBuildeM and 'Contractors. Estimates free, im- pairs and at ihortest specialty. LetB. bndge, -Alta. v 1MI W, R.' JflROWN-Varniahing hold, furniture. All classes of painted. Carriage painter. He painter. Paper hanger. 'Wood finisher, etc. W. IS EDUCATIONAL LCTMBRIDQi LOUut MO. M C. B. P. O. E. MeeU on the second and fourth Tues- day of each month it 8.15 p.m. E. A. SB ARM AN. jf. WEST E R Secretary LODGE ALBERTA, ha if hKtlt Meets in the OdkHedllowi crery flrai ainl third n the month at 8 p.m. For apply J. Frul f. W. PreftUefct. BOI M Hall full LETH BRI DOE SCHOOL OF HAND AND TY fellows' Building. Bay and claasea. Terms on E. McGregor, Court Canada WeiUrm CVipital Financial Agents. Fiscal Broken. for ItyalCtWtrlMUi All ataadar.1 Stocks HEAD f ICE-y IOTOHIA, i-F.-ii AM., -0.lkA.--y ReoUr matting the third Thortday ol each nottlh in the MMonk Hall P 0. at 8 p.m. Vititing wffl a A. C. Messer, W.M Q. V r. o itr. ;