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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 3, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta UBERTA, MQNPAY> F E B R UARV 3. J10 3 Daily Herald 4 ri., some B. fc G. The da tier is improvement, Printed-by the Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at office, Uouud St., Lethbridge, Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di- rector and Editor. .1 f Subscription Daily, one delivered...... ,'Dtjly, gi.x vnonth, delivered, 2.00 ;Daily, three months, delivered.. 1.00 'Daily one month, delivered .1 .35 Daily, one year, by mail 3.00 Daily, months, by mail 1.76 Daily, three months, by .85 Weekly Herald, one year..... 1.50 Addresses changed as often as. de- tired; but both new and old address must be given. Subscribers will please remit with' should be given for a term. Remit by Express pVjder, P.O. Order, and Bank Money Order. >rders may sent direct or through any newsdealer. Address commun- ications to THE LETHBRLDGE HERALD, Lethbridge, Alberta, Ca- nada. (f our friends who favor us with man- uscript for publication wish to have rejected Articles returned they must iu .all cases send sumps for that purpose. NOTICE TO SUBSCRIBERS. Subscribers: who fail to receive the Daily Herald will please notify the business office, by phone or other- wise, at the earliest possible mo- ment, so that prompt delivery may be ensured. To ensure change of contract adver- tisement in the Daily Herald, copy should be sent in not later than 6 o'clock p. m. of the evening before publication. Transient display .ad- vertisements will be Jteceived up to 10 o'clock a. m. oi the day of pub licatioh, and want advertisements up to 2-00 p. m. ADVERTISING RATES Want cent a word each insertion. No advertise- ment for less than 25c.3 Six con- secutive insertions' for price of four. Initial letters, abbreviations, and "c" marks, figure and words count as full words. When replies are to be forwarded send lOc. extra to cover postage. Terms cash. Births, Marriages, and cents every insertion. Contract Display Advertisements- Rate card at "Daily Herald" Of- fice. cents per count line; dis- count to regular advertisers. Subject to advertise- ments subject to approval of man- agement of "Daily Herald." DAILY HERALD NEWS AND OF- FICE O. D. AUSTIN, City Editor. JOHN TORRANCE, Canvasser, Col- .lector and Assistant Business Man- ager. MISS GRIMM, Accountant. JOB DEPARTMENT. .rhe Herald Job Department is the best equipped in Southern Alberta. All classes of ditiously and satisfactorily.' Walter Jordan, Manager of the Job Depart- ment. Ttltphone 106. 1804 1905 1906.............................. _____ ___..... opposition to'triumphant admin- Shnfer la a very sick y'ooiie 'roan of this kind we have a, lo-t! cause; y( contracted a cold that are as vague arid iu- as the- iun.1 just .n with the. moasles. Fuc- "Adlc'K "who 'lias hcoji very sick about as satisfying. A jury, would! for some time, in fact tho .doctor en- them out of court without Joa-! tertaincd but little hope of his roeov- the box. cry, shows deeuiedimprovement, but is not yet past the danger point, His ailment is''the'same ;us that of Ernest Shai'or and his limbs are paralyzed and have been through- THE SQUARE .f 1 "t I.cga! advice pruclically that public buildings cannot be plac- ed on tho square utid iimt .the city out Js very illness. bus no voice in the control of tluM is improving slmvly_ square. II that is true, .then the city WJ1S tj ht that should approach the A. K. I. Com- pany aiKl ascertain this big plot of grouml cannot be'altered -to p'.'nuR u build- Mrs.' L. H. B'aker appendicitis; but ing or -two Ixnng erected there to im- For a time i! viirf beyond re- Cfvery, but she is now past the dan tin, ag.verne.it k js bejieved> We received a'revelation ing poultry raising at the met tings CANGAMflSHEE THEIR SALARIES Legislation btroduced al Ed- rooDlon Affecting Gvil Servants held here on the 30th ultv by Mesrs. Kdmoiiton, Jan. Ruth, erford in bringing up for Hs jsccomi reading a.' jail, for llic gar- regard- hishm'in-t" :of Ihe civil "sgr-" vice said this aii euoj B. UK- upptaruiKX' of Foley and Longmore. 1 poultry experts. .The meetings .wore This year's city council however I not so Wt.jj .utomk.a as thoy undoubt. not seoiti to favor the Icxatiou, have thefe 'of public huihlmgs on the square. I sickness in tljo town> Thosp Thoy yvant.it rota i net! as a park ami; to be If that is their !p.lid for their trouble, busy anil TRIUMPHANT ADMINISTRATION 4. .The management of the Pastoflicc? under Liberal offices is typical of the spirit that has prevailed in ail de- partments points out the Toronto Globe. The Tory press would be .able, no doubt, to fiml in its statis- tics another proof that the people were .taxed higher now than in tho good okl Tory days. In 1896 Postoffice revenue contributed by thein amounted to where- as in 1906 it was indi- cating according to Tory logic, that more was paid in taxes "in the latter_yoar than ;in the for- mer. In point of fact the "taxation" was one-third ItSo-. The same am- ount and weight: of correspondence in. 1886 as in 1906 would -have cost one- third mom. Correspondence that, "cost f30 in 1900 would cost but in this year of grace. "For 33 years, or almost from Con- federation, there had been, deficits in the Postotfice. In -the eighteen years of Conservative rulo, from 1879 to 1896, there never had been a ircficit of less than and it had been ..asr high as During those eighteen years tho deficits in the' PoStoiTice totalled over agitation for, cheaper post! age was answered by pointing to the' deficit. It is a study to see what happened as as the Liberal government! took charge of things. The change! of government took place in July, j 1906j The reign of extravagance could! not be at onco. 'Contracts hr.dj to be allowed to run their term. Ne- vertheless during that year the deficit was reduced from to 540. By 1S98 it was down to 602. Hon. ilr. iCulock then thought it opportune to take the step thn', brought about Imperial penny post-j a piece administrative cour-i T afe for-Which he must ever be ro nowned in the annals of. the Postoffice K penny postage followed im- a braaihlng policy they .should f it a for it is not worthy of na.no now. It is ivally u barn-n wasto-an oyosorc to ovory of tho beautiful. i The licrahl arguctl in fuvor of tlit> pincins of the court houst- on the square hut U now bows to the willj of the people, us exprfsst-d through' tin, city council ami accept, their dV-j thoiish that ,f the FAIR 11 IJ u TI_- u i wt Meld Here This Meath lie Lst gf Provindal Fair Q cny had gone the riffht yay about.- fanu seeds is to be .f .1. .t iniRhc hay, tte loca- brijgc m lion 01 aU pub he buHdmss ou the month Thc iMm ig m The Herald took the ijw L lo ontn-e province. tudc it did, in what -they considered? r n inc pnzo Ii-st is us follows: tho bost interests of the citv. We! i Olass believe tune will prove that we wore; Winter Whoat> ncriit. T> i lied 10 7 5 One thin- the council must'accept, i ftny sof. and that is the responsibility, for tho; 11' n location of the court house. They inust not bliiiT.o it on the govern- ment. The government loft the choivo j Iniilin> v.ri.tv. ..10 witli they considered .1 i oiass tlley knew lhc dc-siixs of thc Oat3> Banner...........15 12 10 7 5 OUR POINT OF VIEW. OuU any other long or varietv 15 I9 10 7 T The East published scare head line, Oats. any short'or feed d Fife 15 12 10 7 5 9 4 Class last, winter about -the- terrible wea-j i her, in thcj West. '1'hcy are now be- ing punished with 42. decrees below Bariev anv'two" zero weather, while the oi the.' varietv W0.st are going around without ow 9 5 3 8 4 coats, and enjoying regular' Califor- nia weather. Anil the best of it is, Southern Alberta, at any ualiy has a mild winter. variety.................12 S 4 rate, Class Cereals us- Poas.............'....... 8.5 Flax Seed One thing about the new court Class 5 house site and that is it is quite con j V, yenic.it tc, the Herald -Bromc Grass' Sccd S 5 Grass Seeds S 5 .......'s Grass Seed 8 Class Clover Seed ......8 5 T" A Ont-. countv couple i aeei Started off'.'in matrimonial life' S2Cd .....i-'8 fifty years ago in a log cabin with a team of oxen. They celebrated their golden wedding in. a luxurious ,farm I home, and a. local paper mentions thnt they have an automobile. The; transition in Alberta will be just as! rapid only.it is likely the 50 years! wedded fannt-r will an air ship! instead of an auto. 3 3 3 Commended Commended awards "will when there are The Attorney General of British Columbia snarls and barks at Dun- can Kosr., M.P. so rtuch that peopb will soon be calling hint ,Towser in- j stead of Bowser. A Toronto bixr.vcr says' he- will not sit on the general hospital with Aid. Foster.. because the of licenses in the city. What has that gat to do with the hospital? Class Prize. Best Bushel of Spring Wheat. Tho publishers of "Farm Crops" Hagyzine Winnipeg, offered a Silver Cup" known as the "Farm Crops" valued at One Hundred Dolhir.s for the best bushel j of. Spring Wheat grown by any grain grower in the province. "Farm Crops'" will supplement the troph'y with a Cash Prize, of Fifty Dollars to the winner, Thirty Dol- a second winner's name will be engraved on the must be won three becomes the The man would like to see get tlsc Republican nomination For Pres- ident is Governor Hughes, of Xcw York, but the fellow who'is likely to times be-fore it finally property of the winner. .All entries must be corclance with the rules and. regula- tions governing the Provincial Seed mad ic in ac- bc.chosan is .Secretary of {r'. 0 ___________ Uass Judging Competition STIRLING NEWS Stirling, Ftrb. I.-The measles are ?.r-tition will'bc hcld- will be expected to judge sevoral of Wheat', Oats and On Thursday afternoon, .'February 20lh, at 2' p. m. a Grain Judging Coin- _ This_competi- playing havoc with many of our fam-'ltinn wil! he opon to Farmers and ilies here, as about Uo-thirds of the j Farnier3' Sons in the Province. The families have one or n.orc oi the members down with, the disease.! It goes particularly hard with the grown up folks, a number of whom ______ are very much indisposed a? a result i placing and 50 Per'cent, for written of bacoming too friendly with the so-1 rcasons hased on score card. called children's disease and Coh-1 report to the tracted'the same. Quarantine j Secretary not later than p.m. on precaution in the start, we bc-licve, I "l would have prevented much I TJlc will receive the follow- pc-r cent, will be given for correct method for creditors Vo obtain set- tlement of chums against civil serv- ants. If a civil servant owv's a bill his creditor may have notico: served on the provincial 'trvasurvr and this notico will bind money.-then chic the government H only provides, naturally for occasions whvn the debt is liquidated. Section 9 of -the' Act Act .shall not apply ao any debt which does not exceed the sum of ?2f> and then only to the extent of the excess noi- where the amount diuj to -the employee does not exceed und .then only to the extent due to tho excess unless such'last mentioned debt was contracted for board or lodging." The premier in concluding hi.s1 re- marks said lie desired to make ii. plain 'that while -this act was being passed in as in other pro'vin cex, it was not done snembers of the civil service were avoiding the payment 6.' debts, nor would ho like to feel -thot any cmploj-ee of the go' vernment would ever wr.nt lo shirk tlie pax ment of his debts, but the was a usual ami wisa pro- vision to which resort nught be had if needed. The. riiembcr for then asked if .this A-jt, like- that existing in the Northwest Territories, jnade only -the salaries'of. permanent em- ployees garinsheeablc nad not the tern p'orary employee's seJaj-y. 'flic i'r. mier'replied that it had only refer- ence to permanent employees, but the matter could be discussed xvhcn the Att came up before the whole house. The member for Lethbridge was of the opinion that the tempo- rary'employees .salary should be gar- insheeabL-. Several'cr-.scs had