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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 10, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald d to Ht rsld Printing .Co., Uwtal Jtt- 81.. W. A. iUCHAMAN. Oi 2.M iM Jf S.N i.Tf .tf RatM Otllf ytor, Osily. six Month. delivered. tbm months delivered noeUi. fcUvend by Mil Daily, six BooUu, by Daily, mouthi, by mail Hanld. yaw I admin fthmnted u ofUo u de- v skt4; bat both MW tod old iddieat given. ABOUT A GOVERNMENT, A RAIL- WAY POLICY AND PLATFORM PROMISES PERFORMED The railway policy of the Govern- ment _is catching on and being unaru imousjy. endorsed because it is the one thiag above everything else re- quired lor the times. A railway pol- icy would have been a good policy years there was no demand .for it.and few to be served. No doubt a vigorous railway policy'ten years ago would have created a great ..inflow of population and the province .would now be far in advance of what is. 'But.there was no demand, anc so'it was left for the first Government of the. province to accomplish the in Ihe history of West, for when the Government's pro. gramme is. brought down there is ev- ery .likelihood that the most optimis- tic .will- find; that the- accomplished --fact ia greater than their, dreams thmt with one gigantic effort the raiL way -mileage within the province wiU be at least doubled. It a remarkable that so greatly ad- v vanced legitlation is to be accom- plwhed in the short life time of the first Parliament. It means that the -executive is fully competent, fully .awake to the country's interests. The fact is that the Government has nurtured the idea since the beginning .and no doubt would have brought down railway legislation, earlier had the time been ripe for it. The fact that at- the last session of Parlia. -ment the Opposition. introduced a resolution calling upon the govern to acquire a single new line and that one a line to the far north, anc the further fact that this demanc came from south of Calgary, and. the further act that no one at the time criticised the resolution, on the ground that the great need for new roads was in the southern portion oi the province, is proof conclusive that not .until the actual present .has there existed any general recognized need lor more roads. Those in close asso- ciation with the Government know, however, that the Government .hus Constantly fostered the idea, constant. ly encouraged whatever agitation has arisen for a viforoos policy of railway building by Government assistance or otherwise. And now that the Tecog- nwed-desire for a Greater Alberta has .ciystalited into a, general agitation .fprT roads, np one ia more enthusias- tic the Government and without any delay, but with remarkable alac- rity, arrangements have been secured and .legislation prepared to give the than it had even dream-1 ed- about -People of Lethbridge have I confidently expected that some .time! lines from th two northern roads but if the city months ag for options as to when those road wpujd be. realized the time of their expected arrival would doubtless hav beeu found to beta matter of five o six jesrs or even longer. The author itative that, M asresult of th prompt, businesslike action of the tie-two northern roads will touch. Lethbridge before another winter. William Jennings Bryan declarei thjtt a good government is one tha the people -what the majority ofvtheia. want, and that is the princi pie upon which the United States goy. eminent has attained such popular ity of late years. That is-what the Government at Edmonton is doing, in laetr what it has done at all times. H has given the people what the ma- jority of rthem want, realiiinf that the coooensm of opinion is correct and and the beauty of it ;isr the action has always been, as in this prompt and.decisive! If there is any disposition to ques- tion .the accuracy of the statement that the Government. given the people what they demand, reference be.made to the platform adopted by the Liberal party at CaL ;in 1906, which platform WM almost unanimously endorsed at the, polls, and comparison made with the recorded seta Of the Government. That pJftform demanded the "pro- motion of the welfare of the people by the creation and .preservation of opportunity in life, so far ia for every and nothiaf wiU tend to equalize oppor- tunity thoroughly as the wide de- velopment of the province by railway bwUding. -A railway brings a; town the -.remote bomestead: equaliies the values of lands and affords op. pSfivnUj tor every .wide awake resi- dent to ereate for himself substan- tial frpifcraity. This the Govern- nwot doing. It -demanded "the viforcvs reprseskm oerta Government he can find no op- portunity. No man conducts Ms pri- vate business without- committing fal- acies of judgment and no man can expect a government to be infallible, but thfe.Government, of Alberta upon ts record, comes well nigh to being so. The Government will call an elec- tion doubtless in the near future and will go before the people for approval or rebuke. It will not ask for a return BOUGHT A MINE (Taber Free Press) The Great Western Coal Co. com- menced operations this week and in- tend putting in new machinery this summer, so as to be able to ship com- A POOR SHOE WILL NOT MEND ITS LOOKS BY SHINING! Get the kind that are mads right in the beginning. Right in shape, which gves them style. Right in fit, which gives them comfort. Eight in durability, which makes them wear well. The right kind are always to be had at German's. At the right prices. F. German Thc5hocman Between Sage's aad Koy's We do not Claim ours is the only place for clean- ing, pressing and repairing. NOR DO WE claim that we are the only plaoe that gives you the best value for your money. Don't take our word but take notice-r--Whea you have youi clothes cleaned in other places, how long are the spots and -stains invis- ible? When we clean your clothes by or siesm process, we guar- antee the spots or stains will disap- pear for good. You have tried the rest try the BEST. City Dye Works ROUND STREET Opposite Herald Office TELEPHONE 353 50 HEAD OF Heavy Mares and Geldings To be Seen it City Market RODGERS4 YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. STIRLING AND. DISTRICT 31 City Property, Business Sites, Farm Lands, and Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE R. A. Davis Stirling Alta. PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. S. Surgeon, Accouclier. 0 2-o; 7.6 p.m. Office 914 .path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEAN? Street. Before a.m., 2-3, 7-8. DR. A. McNALLY-Officc and rooi Stafford Block. Office- Hours- 11-' 12, 1.3, 7-8.30. Phone night and dav 277. DR. J. E. LOVER Physician Surgeon, Accouchcr. Oddfellows' Block. Till -9 a.m., n to 1 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone., day and Bight, 342. C.M.-Special- ist. Lye, Ear, Nose and Throat Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alia" Office Hours-9.30-12 25pm" 7.8 p.m. E. PATTERSON, Oliver. Block. Phone 887. 2 LOTS ON Wood St. in: 2 LOTS McKILLOP ADDN.. NEAB Ellison. Mill, extensively by the fall. This___ pany has acquired the Duggan-Htmt- rod's-mine. 3 LOTS ON WESTMINSTER CLOSE to-school, REMEMBER In whatever business or work you are engaged, your clothes need atten tion. For per month we keep your clothes in first ahape. Cit} Dye Works, Bound St. TeL 353. 43-O LADIES, ATTENTION! Mrs. S. Jones, Ivy Cottage, North Ward, -is now ready to take orders for children's clothes and blouses and underwear, on the short- est notice. Box 303, City. 46-34 Years of Experience in the v A N E T N E T A V compels our de- cision in favor of Rapbd Tuck ExcteJrely See our Korth Window for gems of art in this line L BB P, McArthur'i Papers are bett Our Trouble Dnce was to find buyers for the land we had, But Now Is To find enough land for the buyers we have. Entirely lew flan For gelling either Wild or Improved Land. Town Lots or City Property. List Mat You HaYG With Us low 1 ACEE EOT COBNER OF McBETH 4 Bailey St., mile -from school, ACRE OPPOSITE THE LAST 1450. 6 BOOMED HOUSE ON TOBBANCE Ave., Ciuh 41260 and pel- month until paid for. Bents for per month. I Coal, Ice and J I DRAYfNG 4 K I Western Transfer Co. LOXG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH-ofT E Hayr Transfer Co. Leave your Orders for com. etc 4 DR. 0. J. COURTICE _ Dentist. Graduate of Northwestern Universi- ty, Chicago, 111. Office hours-9-12 1-5- Rooms n and 12, Macdonald Block. AT- Hayr Bros. Harare Store PKOATPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE 180 TO THE PUBLIC We have .-taught .-out. the Star Transfer Co. Draying Dutfitj and are prepared, to execute all orders for H OKAYING v promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. on delivery. J. S, Pfcillipj JLLhttesM Phone 70 Office in Nelson Cow's Store j j Everything in season served at The Coaldale Restaurant Coaldale Block MADAM Pi- aniste, organ and voice produc- tion. VJsits or receives pupils preparatory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard House, Crabb Street. MR. EARNEST F. LAYTON-Violin- ist, Pupil of Geo. Wilbey, London Eng-, and of Frank E. Blachford. Toronto, is open for a limited num. ber of pupils. Also for concerts, At Homes, banquets, etc. Terms or! application. Phone 212. MR. AtBERT ELY-Pupil Of Dr Bnggs, M.A., Song Singing and Voice Culture; Pupil of Chas Hancock, Esq., F.E.C.O., L.R.A.M- Organ and Theory. Voice culture! pipe organ, piano, harmony and theory, song singing. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. Terms on application. Box 690, Leth- bridge, Alta. i H. MACMILLIAN-Pu- ?J i of Borne, Carl .Simins, of Berlin Ger- many. High Class Scotch music a specialty. Open for recitals, ban- queus concerts, etc. For terms ap. ply cjo Koyal Collieries, Lethbridge ail Mjwtiwt Co. OfnCE-BIYAN lUKI P. Or BOX 3S7 TO RENT--in Shepard Block, I front office. 3 roomed flat with mission oak fireplace, private bathroom complete, steam heated, hot and cold water. Standard Land Co. Ltd. CAPITAL, to 680 PWail98 AfMts WinJet fire luwuce ft, LEGAL L M.. JOHNSTONE-Barrister and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bank, Lethbridge. W. a Barris- ter, etc. Office: Southard Block. 1 have 4 choice sec- tions of raw land that I will sell at per acre, an acre down and the bal- ance crop payment I offer this for the next 10 days. C.W. REWARD-SIOO The Arrow Lake Orchards will pay the rain of to any person proving the fol- lowing statements untrue: Kootenajr Fruit Lands have produced orer worth of Fruit to the acre. The Arrow Lake District, within 20 miles of Bnr- Um City, North or South, doee not require irrigation in the driest season known. The climate of the Arrow Lake District is more favorable for Fruit any other part of B.C. The shipping facilities are good. The tnwrkpt Ts good, and the area of Fruit Lands in B.C. is so limited, compared with the market, that thers is no danger of over production. Th fem Uto Werti, M. FREEMAN, General Agent Union Bank of Canada, Lethhridge COZY this restaurant is assuredly. Too can bring your wife and you have, if you have have comforts of home" without its inconveniences of selecting, purchasing, preparing, cooking, and serving food. Costs lit- tle more, 'if- any, and is just as -good. The Hub Cafe CONYBEARE :JQNES-C. P. Conybeare, B. Morton etc. Offices: Cpnybeare Block, tethbridge. Alberta.. SURVEYING HAMILTON and Surveyors. Boom- 4, Whitnev ARCH ITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F..B. -Room 9, Block.- JAS. A. Macdonald Block, Redpath Street, .Lethbridge Alta. Meets Is i and 3rd Mondays inK. of P Hall at .Visiting brethren are cordially invited.V V.. ASHCROFT, W.P. 24-Iy GUS NEIDIG, W.S. W. Calgary and Lethbridge; Specialiet in Fireproof- mg, sanitation, heaiing and ventiia- tion.. M.R.A., Manager Bryan Block. Contractor and build- er. Estimates 'cheerfully giveff. Re- Pfirs and .alterations executed at the. shortest notice. Lethbridge .Alta.'.-. Varnishing house- hold furr-iture. All classes of signs painted. "Carriage painter. House painter; Paper hanger. Wood finisher, etc. Phone 134. 26 Areyle Aye. EDUCATIONAL LETHBBiDGE '.OUut WO. 36 C. 8. P. 0. E. Meets on the second and fourth Tues- day of each month at 8.16 p.m. E. A. 8HARMAN, M. x'klEST E- B- Secretery LODGE PRIDE OP ALBERTA, No. 293, tan if EiqliU fciefit Meets in the Hall every firei and third Wedneadaj !n the month at 8 p.m. For full particulars apply W. J. Wade, Fred T. W. President. Box it. THE LETHBRJDGE SCHOOL OF SHORTHAND AND TYPEWRIT- ING-J. E. McGregor, F.I.P.S-, principal. Government and Public Stenographer. AH classes of tvpe- vmting work undertaken. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal CoIHerits LM All SUndard Stocks Handled HEAD B c. A.F. A.M., Q.R.A. Lethbridge Lodge Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, p. 0. Block, at 3 p.m. Visiting brethren will al.' ways receive a hearty .welcome. A. C. Messer, W.M; G. V. Storkey. P. O. Box 837. ;