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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Dally Herald, February v, 1010. Daily Herald Established December, 1907. Published by the Lethbriclge Herald Printing Ltd., every lawful e.x'n- lug at its office, CraW> St., LethbriUge Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Director and Editor PHONES 1224 Editorial and News Department 1052 Advertising, Circulation and Job Departmecs. Subscript. on Rates Daily, one year, delivered f-1.00 Daily, six months, delivered Daily, three Kiouths, delivered Daily, one mouth, delivered 35c. Daily, one year, by >uail Daily, six months, by mail three mouths, by mail 85c Addresses changed as oi'ten as desir ed, but both new and old addresses must be given. WEEKLY Published every Wednesday ia eight s, and contains a summary of the icerned. Some of the smaller counties jtona only one division. County divi. are pre-eminently rural districts, i though many of them border on the large cities and have become suburban to a considerable extent. "District borough" is the term given to a num. ber of Scotch and boroughs made up for purposes of parliamentary representation of two or more bor- oughs. The Montrose Burg is com- posed of Montrose, Arbroath, Brechin, Forfar and Inverbervie. With regaru to nomination day. IP. the case of boroughs, nomination day must not be later than the fourth das- after the day oil which the returning of ficer receives the writ with un interval 01 not less than two clear days be- tween the day on which he gives no- tice of the election and the day of nom- ination. In the case of the counties and district boroughs nomination must be not later than the ninth day after the day on which the writ is received, with an interval of not less than three world's news of the week, local and ioreign. One year, advance Six liiout.'.'i, in advance ?5c Three months, in advance 50c THE DAILY HERALD I" one sale at the following places: Lethbridge Red Cross Drug and Book Store, J. G. Robertson Co., J. J. Johnston. Young Co., R. W. Ham ikon. Pincher E. J. Mitchel, D. L. McCrea. Tabcr Wesilake Bros. Cardston Alberta Drug Book Co. f-ernie, 8. C. N. K. Suddaby. B. C. Beattie A: Atchison. Clareaholrr. 0. L. Reinecke. "Grassy Lake Dr, Ttighar.. Sow Island A. F. Werts. Calgary Alberta Hotel News Stand. Also on all C. P. R. trains. members, providing, among other tilings, for al! elections to be held on one day. The alii received a majority of in the Commons, but was thrown ouc by the House of Lords. OUR POINT OF VIEW The railway companies, with char- ters in the West, ask for an extension of time; The people would rather have tho time shortened and the lines ex- tended. An evidence of the growth of Alber- ta is the ever-increasing length of the legislative docket to be attnded each year. Every business mail iu the city should attend the Board of Trade gto blame for the Whoop-Up disaster? That is the per- son for the law to get after. Punishment of the guilty party can- not save the lives that were lost, but it will be a potent means of saving PLACE THE BLAME The Whoop-Up disaster calls for the strictest searching in ordbr that the blama for it may be fastened where it ought to be, and that those to blame may be punished. It is not enough that a coroner's jury should se- verely censure the company for put- ting men in charge of such hazardous who knaw nothing about, it. It is not enough that those dependent up- on the victims who were killed or those who were maimed should re- cover damages through the courts. These done, justice will not be satis- lied Some cae was criminally negligent. Upon somebody's shoulders rests the responsibility for the death of four men aad probably more. Justice de- mands in the interests of the safety of human life, for the prevention of such carelessness in the future, and for the wholesome effect it will have on corporations and their oficials, justice demands that the responsibility for those deaths be fixed where it proper- ly belongs, and that the person respon- sioie, whoever he may be, be punish- ed. Justice does not demand that some underling be made the scapegoai to save his superior. Some one erred grossly in judgment or in the moral regard for the safety of a score of his fellowmen. That person, whoever it is, should be made to pay the penalty. An investigation will be necessary to find the perso'a finally responsible. surely happen if this one goes un- punished. month. Here there is quite a large j many lives from similar disasters that possibility of variation in the dates of polling. Lastly with regard to polling day uself. In the case of a borough, other than a district borough, the poll may ue held whenever the returning officer directs, but not more man three days may elapse between nomination day ana polling nay. In the case of the counties and district boroughs not more than six clear days may elapse between nomination day and polling yOU HAVE NO DOUBT UJ3AKU a good deal of talk about British Columbia Fruit Lauds. Everybody who has spoken to you who knows the true conditions has spoken favorably Isn't that so? The fact of the matter is that B. C, Fruit Lund is going to be a big tiling in the next five years. It simply can't help it. It will produce fruit, it has the .MARKET and the climate. We studied the B. C. Fruit Land situation thoroughly before we invested our money. We are convinced of its future. And from our knowledge of investments wo Know that B. C. Fruit Lands will live up to our jnost sanguine expectations. They will make money for every-one who invests now. It is indeed the opportunity of the hour. Our Fruit Lands on the Arrow Lukes will eventually become very valuable because of their choice location and because they do not require irrigation The payment of down and per acre per month secures a fruit farm. Call and pick out a LO-acre plot. There is surely no better investment on the market. Furthermore you can become independent quicker by buying and working a fruit farm in B. C. than by any other means because two acres cleared and put into small s'tuff will give you a living while your trees grow to dollars and your land increases in valuo. Professional Cards MEDICAL DR. W. S. GALBKAITH-Phynicm. Surgeon. Accoucher. D a.m.; '2-3; 7-6 p.m. Oflice 9U path St. Phone 63. DR. dog cian. Bryan Block, Room 21. hours 9-12; 2-6; 7-10. DOCTOR Before 11 a.m.; 2-3: 7-8. St. DR. A- McNALLY-Oilice Staffer- Block. Residence, cor. C nibb. Phone: Oflice 277; re st PP Noi5e and Stafford Block. Lethbridge. Mice hours: 9.30-12 a.m., p.m. p.m {FINANCIAL} AGENTS GRAHAM TO [LOAN! ALTA ii day. This is a further possibility of variation. The above possibilities of nose. The man Bjork, who was in charge of fhe work and who- admits he knew nothing- of bridge building or of the weight structures could carry, can nor. .be considered the one to blame, al- though he should not have undertaken work when he knew nothing about it. The person responsible for removal of the experienced fore- man and briagecrew a few days before and putting on a gang of inexperienced men in charge of an inexperienced foreman is more to blame. The per- son responsible for the penny-wise- pound-foolish aclion of removing the variation are illustrated by the folow- iug Day of Month. County. I Receipt of writ. 2 3 Last possible day for notice 0} election. 4 i> First possible day for nomina- tion. 6 S First possible day for poll. 10 Last possible day for nomina tion. 13 15 17 Last possible day for poll. Borough 1 Receipt of. writ. 2 Last possible day for notice of election. 3 First possible day of nomina- tion. o {Last possible day for nomination. [First possible day for poll. 6 possible day for poll. It cannot be said, however, that the Ouce more the Chinook has.dontjH what the corporation's snow-shovel- j lers, that exist not as yet, did not do. ,4: The snow is about all gone from the sidewalks. The Liberal majority over the Un- ionists has now increased to three with three more places to hear from, rhey will win by a head instead of a Things have come to a pretty pass surely when papers like the Calgary dailies condone rude and ungentleman- 3y conduct as the legitimate outcome of a difference of opinion as to LOTS IN The Best Part of Lethbridge The Part That is GROWING ter public policy. It is possible to dif-i'3 fer very strongly and still be manly and courteous about it. rentle- Castro is said to be returning to Central America. He should take a lesson from the moth that allowed it- to be attracted by a blaze. .00 PER LOT Down and a Month I I DR. J. E. Physi clan and Surgeon. Electric and x- ray treatment. Office Room is Sherlock Bttilding. Corner Red pa h and Glyn. Hours: Till 9- n Po.-. 7-9. Sundays: Till 10; 1-4: 8 30-9 A Phoae day and night 1242 FROM OTHER SANCTUMS i NO INTEREST NO TAXES i foregoing provides any sufficient reas- on for the holding of the British elec- tions on various dates. The regula- tions above noted are purely arbitrary and provide only a priraa facie explan- ation of ihe present system. There is in the United Kingdom no greater physical difficulty in holding all elec- tions on one day than there is, for in- stance, in Canada. One of the real ob- jections is undoubtedly the fact (hat ii Jill elections were to be on one day the present practice of plural voting! The Ideal Uuion (Edmonton Journal) The typos are the first to recognize the danger of compelling the capable craftsmen to uphold the incapable and i S unskilled They form the only trade} rZ organization which demands and rig- idly adheres to a regulation compell- ing members to attain a certain de- gree of proficiency before they can en- ter into the full benefits of member- ship I Tiie Stan OLIVER' BLOCK I It's Up to Him (Edmonton And now the labor party declares that there will be no lords or no As- Lethbridge sa York Hospital win e treatment or take fuses in Address 922 Forc, Street. LEGAL and solicitors. Office, Union Bank. Lethbridee "f M J. Norman ,r Norman Ritchie CHURCH _ Solicitors Publics and n I Block. Letfi bridge. SIMMONS Solicitors and Notaries J, loan. Offices in CanadianBank of Commerce w. C. Simmons- J- Shepherd. quith Mr. Asquith i has his choice. Cheerful for As- Quith? What! A Municipal Asset (Medicine Hat The situation in Winnipeg surely points out the way to other Wesrern much land available for manufacturing purposes, and that close-in manufacturing sites I bought when tho city is young andj'> the land is cheap, is almost sure to a city cannot have too for its own useful and tt Don't forget to buy CHIN lots, same as you forget to buy in Lethbridge when they were cheap. Don't let the "other fellows" make all the money, all the time THE GEORGE M. HATCH LAND 315 ROUND STREET Professional Cards LODGS PRIDE OF ALBERTA, I No. 293, Sons of EnglBiiti Benefit Society j Meets in the Oddfellows' Hall! every first and third Wednesday of the month at 8 p.m. For full par- ticurars appiy F. T. Robins, A. J. Warren, W. President. Sec., Box 57. PUBLIC STENOGRAPHER AND ACCOUNTANT 'M. (Late Instructor or Calgary College) Quick .nd accurate wark guaranteed. J'.'8LIC G Tuff. Office 516 Hill olock, Duf- erin St. Phone 574. P. 0. Box would be knocked on the head. Weal-i thy men are now able to vote in manv i become one of the best municipal as- sets of the future. bolts and plates from a structure upon jditterent constituencies and it is quite which a train had siibseqenih- to is a blameworthy person. The person responsible for ihe cause of economy M t-iat endangers lives, whether in the mariner mentioned above, or as at Webbwood, by reducing the number of section hands, is also blameworthy. Where the blame lies can only be determined by a searching court in- vestigation, and such should be made. THE REASON WHY To a great many Canadians it has been a puzzle to understand why the British elections were so iong drawn out and not all held on one day as in this country. There is much history and not a little tradition and preced ent in the story of how it. all rame anout. Tht> Manitoba Free Press ths other day gave as briefly as it could well be done, how it is that tho elec- tions are held as they arc. It Writs for Uritish elections are all issued from London at the sumo time, h'it naturally do not arrivo at their des- tination on the same day. This is one source of variation in the duu-s of the polls. .After receipt, of the wrif, the re- turning officer, in the rase of bor- oughs, must give notice of the ek.-ct.ioni either on the day of the receipt of the! writ or on the following day. in tho case of The counties and district bor- oughs the returning oficer must give notice within two days after tho re- ceipt of the writ. Thus in tne ease oV the counties and district boroughs an extra day is allowed for the giving of notice of the electron. Here creeps in another possibility of variation. Tho county divisions, it may be explained, are electoral divisions into which the English, Scotch, Welsh and Irish coun ties are divided. The borough areas, of course, lie withm the counties, hut have nothing to do with them as far as parliamentary representation is con- a common thing for them to boast of the large; number of ballots they have casi. For obvious reasons plural vot- ing is more lavorablc to the Unionist party than to either the Liberal or Labor party. "One man, one has long; been a plank in the Liberal platform and the party is undoubtedly favorable to all elections beJng held on one day. Only last year Lewis' Harcourt, first commissioner 01 works, brought in a biil regarding London borough elec- thir.gs, for all elections to be held on "The Call of the Wild" (Calgary Herald) A Hamilton pastor has got a call to I'onoka. When the government build- ings are completed there will be many other calls to the same place. LETHBR1DGE CALEDONIAN SOCIETY Meeta Caledonian Hall, Gtyo 9t. Club 'oom opejj evening 7.30 to 10.30. Sun-Jay exempted. All JjcotPtuen welcome. T A. L. JOHNSTON, B. GIBBOX, Box Pr-5 W. D. 1 liquidations, general .iccoun' I ami --idvice ther-eon. Lerr.bridge, AHa. Ferguson has open- ed a dancing academy in the McXabb Hlock, Round St. All the latest danc- es taught. Terms reasonable. -12-f, WE BOTH KEAP BENEFIT U you bring your prescription to us to be compounded. You get the advantage and bone- fit, of having your medicine properly made up with tho best ingredients by an export in dispensing and you also have the satisfaction of feel- ing perfectly sure that it is just as your Doctor wanted it. We gain through your sat- isfaction as a satisfied cus- tomer is our best advertise- ment- THE RED CKOSS DRUG BOOK CO. LOANS INSURANCE REAL ESTATE CITY AND FARM LOANS MADAM Pian- iste and teacher of the following subjects: Pianoforte. Singing, The- 1 ory. Harmony. Counterpoint, Com- 1st position. 622 Crabb street. 45-G M o n d in K. of at I On improved or for the im- provement of farm lands for one year or less up to five years. John E. Wells P. 0. Box 420 109 Sherlock Lethbridge FOR SALE Fully modern 8 roomed house on Bruce St., Riverview, south. Price and terns, f.pply Safe Satisfactory Drug Store Acadia Block, Redpath St. Day and Night Phone 555 Night Bell If; Dispenser. Block. Lntp of WiUiams Architects. Dotroit. B ROLFE-ON-Architect. Room Block: Block, A Ha. Rod path Caitrary a no Spocinlist in Firoproo' sanitation, heatinc and ventil K- Carver. M.B.A.A J-otlihridgo office. "Sherfock1 f hone 1241. Block WILLIAM WATTS-lJnilder and Con tractor, is pn-pannl to cive estimate of COST on all kinds of work in ntuiin Ul the building trade, inclmiinff alter.i tjo-s. etc- Hn-r re 515 J. H. and ni the market with a full line of now ideas and prices that arc worth nvcsugaunff. Plans and estimate? to be obtained for the asking. 1220 St. P. 0. Box 1072. 41-25 WM. J. Add.tion. Contractor Rnr freoly r- -11 before onildinr W R. BROWN-Housc painting, riage painting, paper hanging, wall dccorjiting, etc. 23 Argyle Are. Phone Box 300 -7750 UNDERTAKING ADDISON A SOV-Most- np to undertakers eoihalmers in tbe city. Mack :.nd whifo cars. Office next the Herald ofTice, Phono Strict attention paid to cases. Farfors open day and night. T. S. DirecTo and Kinbair...r Most np to rtarr parlors in Five doors ot Post OfTtci. Ford St. White Black Cars. Phone 561. Viaduct. Lodge No. 53 I. 0. O. F. Meets every Monday night in Odd fellow's HaU at 8 o'clock. ciOfJfc I fused to join the union. Visiting members cordially invited to attend. I W. STEEVES, N.G. A. CATHRO, DRESSMAKING MISS and Tailoring. block next Box 1270. 4S Argyle Avenue. Apply 45-6 ;