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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 2, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Duly Herald at, ALBa-ETA. TUESDAY. fEBRUARY S, IJSJ. ttw iMiiy Herald Printing 'Ltd., lawful at t4.ll 2.M LSI -16 I.M 1.79 .16 I.M ac de- Bound 8t.. 4lhftta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, Mmafinf 01- Mid Ultor. Dally. ooe year, delivered Daily, fix month, delivered. Daily, Aim ttontha. delivered Daily. mooth. Daily rone year, by mail 'Daily, six monttu, by mail Daily, three moathi, by mail Weekly Herald, one year iddreasea chanced aa ctteo but both oev and old be SUN FIKI The oldeai Insurance Ol In world A.ft. 17 10 SLCCNTCNASY 1010 HONE OFFICE t LONDON. ENGLAND C. B. BOWMAN, LiTH BRIDGE, A GENT. 43OVERNMENT TELEPHONES Is his recent speech at on the administration of the government telephone system, Hon. Gushing is reported as having said: Mr. Cusbing referred to the value of the work of the government in constructing colonization lines which no private company would ever do. The government has built TOO .of telephone and there are now 600 fanners using telephones that did not have them one year .ujo. No one can estimate the value of that j to a community. The people of United States corn- ing in here were accustomed to the telephone and were clamoring for it. Ibey sirs satisfied with phone development. What is going" to happen. The for South York, on any of the House of Commons committees, because Bil- ly is an Independent Conservative and thinks for himself. If Taylor had his way, every Conservative would pledge himself to vote for measures, right or wrong as long as they are fathered -by a 'Conservative-, with the O. K. mark of Geo. Taylor. Why not run a road into the Flat- head country by way of Cardslon. the Cochrane ranch and the Waterton Lakes? Such a line would open a fine farming country. give us easy access to one of the finest summer re- sorts in the West and put the timber .'ind minerals, of the Flathcad Valley within easy access of market, Secretary Treasurer Robinson talked sound sense boards should full publicity to their proposed ex- penditures. when be said school be compelled to give including isinyth great-grandfather of Algoma; whose spelled it Smythe. Next in number come the throe Chis- holms. There is only one no Jones at all. The people should vote on expendi- tures for school buildings, just the same as -they do on municipal under- takings. It is the safest and wisest BARRHILL. Barrhill, Alta., Feb. annual school meeting was held the 19th. of January. Mr. Haney was elected trustee in place of A. E. Bennings- field. Several of Barrhill people were in Lethbridge last week, among. them being the postmaster, James Dunlap has gone to Leth- bridge to -work. Mr. and Mrs. the postmas- ter from "Black Spring Ridge and. Mr. Paulson, the former mail carrier from Bowville, were visiting at Barr- hill last Sunday. Mr. -B. White, the mail carrier, had bad luck last Friday when .he came from Lethbridge. About a mile south j nf Barrhill the axle ol bis hack] broke and he and his three passen- j were compelled to walk the rest of the road to Barrhill, where Mr. White secured a lumber wagon asd! went after his load. Sets The Beiiiiey Co. ltd. in; .tetiil ia Coal, Ice and I! DRAYING 4 I j; Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PHONE es TO THE PUBLIC We have bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying c telephone will be of greatest val- ue to a country, provided that it is run as a. business institution. If it is not in twelve months it would be the greatest? curse. The advantage of government own- ership of telephones as Gushing j Toronto points out is gives this great Side Lights modern convenience to ail the people as quickly as possible. The 'telephones .SEW IN THE NEW HOUSE An Ottawa correspondent of the Star says: Glen Campbell wears a stiff-brimmed cowboy hat. House of Com- it in the West He weurs it in mons, and he wears go. into the country with the settler, j the temperaTUre is 50 degrees Under private ownership tie settler! has to watt until population, is so thick that the private concern is certain of a profit producing revenue at the start. It is this very fact that the telephone is accessible in rural districts as well as ic cities, towns and villages that will attract to us the prosperous American who has been accustomed to this advan- tage. The American doesn't mind lo- cating in a new -land if he> is sure of some oi the modem conveniences. He wonta a railroad as close to him as possible, he wants a daily mail, and he-feels right at home and happy if he can. get a telephone. Mr. Gushing in his object of admin- istering the telephone system on a purely business basis, can depend up- on it that he has the solid people of the "province at his back. We don't want the telephone system to be traf- ficked with for political, ends but we want it conducted on progressive and sound business lines. The sooner the entire system is placed under the di- rection of a commission or a deputy minister, who is an authority on tel- the better opportunity there e for a business-like administra- below zero. Campbell, M. P.. has ears which are absolutely beyond the reach of temperature. They refused to burn when Burrows, ex-M-P., said his nastiest things of their owner dur- ing the election campaign in Dauph- in. They refused to freeze when the election campaign was over. Burrows defeated, and the real western winter in progress. Glen Campbell is a big six-footer. Billy Staples, M.P. from ilacdonald. is not.. But William does not wear a Stetson hat, and he loves to c-xhihit his friend from Dauphin. The twp of them went into a store in Ottawa the other day. Mr. Camp- bell wanted an indelible pencil. -Mr. RAYMOND Raymond, Feb.- petition is be- in? circulated in regard to temper- ance reforms, such as forcing minors to tell where they obtained liquor, prohibiting liquors from club rooms, etc. Mr. Fortune has started this petition and it will be presented to the legislature at the next session. invitations have been is- for the- marriage of "Miss Ida Shafer. of Stirling, to Mr. Christen- son, of Raymond, Feb. 3rd. Mr. W. Yenney, returned a short time ago from his fruit ;farm in British Columbia. He is making pre- parations to move there soon. We wish Mr. and Mrs. Yenney -success and their friends regret to learn of their departure from town. j Miss Lillian Amos spent Sunday} in Magrath visiting with Miss Mc- Rae. The R. Y. P. S. will hold their spiritual meeting next Wednesday at 7.30 p.m. Rev. J. J. Cameron will lave charge of the meeting.. The sub. iect will be the Christian -Endeavor topic, "Little Lessons from the Book of Genesis." Mr. and Mrs. Walter Zobel have I DRAYING f promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Cash on delivery. J.S. PfciJHps A.LPattesM Phone 70 Office in Nelson racing and invigorating on a ay AS, a palatable glass of Alberta's 'ride? If you are out of it; wfe will eliver a to your order. LETIBWDGE MALTING COMPANY, Ltd W. R. BROWN Vanishing hold furniture. All classes of signa painter. House painter. Paper hanger. Wood finisher, etc. Phone 124. 25 Argyle Ave. LCTHBRIDQE l.Obut, NO. M C. B. P. 0. E. Meets ou the secondhand fourth Tuea- day of etch month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHARHAN, M. B. B. EDUCATJONAL LETHBRIDGE SCHOOL HAND fellowg' Building. Day and f.Tentag claases. Terms on applicatidoV E. Canada WeaUrn Chartered Corpormtioa ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Broken. Fiscal Afeuta for LODGE PRIDE Of ALBERTA. to if taflt Meets in the Oddfedllowt' Hall every first and thiM Wtdoetdaj in the month at 8 p.m. For (all particulars apply W. J. T. BobiQt, W. PrMideiiv BOI W. All SUHftrd Stoekt HEAD OFPICf-VIOTOmA. B. C. aifht A.M., Refular the third Thursday of in. Masonic. Hail, P. O. Block at 8 p.m. ...VisltTni wiU wayt reeeive a hearty A C. Metaer, W.M. O. V. ;