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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 11, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta ii Daily Herald Established December, 1907. the Lethbridge Hera! Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful 'ing at its olfice, St., Lethbridgi Alberta, Canada. w. A. BUCHANAN; Managing Director and Editor PHONES and News Departmen Circulation and Jo Departmens.. Subscrlpton Rates DaiJy, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered ...J2.0 Daily, three mouths, delivered Daily, one Hiouth, delivered .....35 Daily, one year, by mail........ Daily, six mouths, by mail.....'. Daily, threo inoiuhs, by mail .....85 Addresses changed as oiten as doslr ed, but bpth ue'.v aud old audresse must be given. WEEKLY Published every Wednesday hi eigh pages, and contains a summary of the world's news of the week, local and foreign. Uue year. ,'.n Six iu advance Three months, in advance........GOc .THE DAILY HERALD one sale at the following Cross and Book Store, J. G. Robertson Co., J. J Johnston. Co., R. .Ham ilton. Pincher J. Mitchel, D. L McCrea. Bros. v Drug Book Co. Fernle, 8. Jl Suddaby. Cranb-ook, B. Atchisou. L. Reinecke. Grassy Tughar.. Bow. F. Werts. Hotel News Stand. Also on all C. P. R. trains. lish a. record for sbips in accomplish- ing great things. THE SPEECH FROM THE THRONE The Speech. from the Throne read by Lieutenant-Governor Bulyea yester- day 'bears out the prediction that the legislature has a heavy session's vork it. The government -pro- gramme is no small one, and In addi- tion, tnere is an extraordinarily large number of -private bills. Educationists of the province will be pleased to know thai the govern- ment intends taking up the matter of technical education, for, as the speech from the throne intimates, this is a very necessary thing in'a province where industrial lines of activity are being developed so extensively. The important matters pertaining to municipalities aad municipal govern- ment are to be placed- in one de- partment under a responsible head. The exceedingly great Increase in the work connected -with these branches of government has made It one of the most important departments in the government.1'" The government proposes to remedy one of the defects at present exist- ing in the statutes by legislating so as to guarantee to widows a fair share of the estates left by their hus- bands. These are some, of the principal feat- ures of the programme that commend themselves to the electorate of this province. are only twenty tories in the Senate now. They will have a sym- pathetic feeling for the few remain- ing Liberals nvho were in the small eleven in Tapper's time. The people of Great Britain seem to be more concerned over a succes- sor for Earl Grey than does. If its good a man as the present Gov- ernor-Oeneral is chosen Canada will be perfectly satisfied. Xews must be scarce in the capital that the newspaper reporters have to start up the old story of the resigna- tion of R. L. Borden, and the impro- bable yarn of the dissolution of the House on the naval question. One would think it was the dog days. Dally HeraM, Friday, February 11, IMP Premier Roblin is away, and Hon. Bob Rogers is in charge. The house is -in season. Now watch Bob show the natives that it would be a good thing to have him at the head all the time, and that Roblin is a dim, distant back number. Prom this distance it looks like a ocd move to put the control of the British army and navy under the one department. Both are kept up for the purposes of and that one general plan should be in the mind'of :he one responsible department and its It Is astonishing how supposedly weak men show strength when they are put up against a hard prooblem. would'have thought of King Alfonso springing a surprise on the reactionary party the way he did. niuch more useful than any gold coin- Their Chances Are 8Um. (Siincoe We note that the member for Nor- folk voted to abolish the Senate. Pretty conclusive evidence that he does not expect the Tory party to have the passing around of Senator- ships in kls dav. What Interests Toronto (Toronto Star.) This De Rake comet may be all very fine, but folks are too busy with De Snowshovel nowadays to bother with' it. Ought To Be Ciood For Scrapping (Edmonton The Dominion government spent f 3 on the Quebec bridge and as an aset now has the scrap iron in the bot- tom of the river. Why not dig up the scrap irou and use it to build the navy. Side lights J One More Unfortunate. exclaimed Miss Kerner, impatiently, "I'm sure we'll miss the opening number. We've waited a goood many minutes for that mother of mine." "Hours. I should Mr. Sloman retorted rather crossly. "Ours? O, she cried, and laid her blushing cheek upon his shirt Standard. yOU'HAVE NO DOUBT HEARD a good deal of talk about British Columbia Fruit Lands. 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 Land is going to be a big-thing in the next five years. It simply can't help it. It will produce fruit, it has, the MARKET' and tho climate. We studied the B. C. Fruit Land situation thoroughly before we invested our money are convinced of its future. And from our knowledge of investments we Know that B. C. Fruit Lands will live up to our most sanguine expectations. They will make money for every-oue who invests now. It is indeed the opportunity of the hour. Our Fruit Lands on the Arrow Lakes will eventually become very valuable because of their choice location and because they do not require irrigation The payment of J20 down and per aero per month secures a fruit farm. Call and pick out a-10-acre plot.' There is surely uo better Investment ou 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 stuff will give you a living whild your trees grow to dollars and your land increases iu value. Cards MEDICAL phytt clan. Bryan nioclc, Room 21 Offlw hours 9-12; 2-5; 7-10 DOCTOR MEWBURN-RedpaUi fit Before 11 2-3: 7-g. oor, Bo Crabb. Phone: Office. WT; i D. Ofl.ee hours: OO-12 p.m. ALTA The .other day a cabinet minister and a private 'member of the House of Commons got into a dispute as to he application of the ten per cent of freight rates that came vith the building of the Crow's Nest "'ass railroad. The minister set the member right as to the application of he reduction to the whole C. P. R. The Modern Hero. "I shall not wed until I can marry a hero." "Well, you show first man who proposes to you a schedule of the cost of living, and if he still you to take him for your meal ticket he is hero." Ways and Msans. Not so very long ago when the ministers used to go around from place to place on horseback, and hold service in the stables and oe servce m the stables and houses ystem, but agreed with the private j minister was going on his -rom no -wheat shipped ver the Crow's Nest line. Just or the information of both and the est of the members who heard the ebate, it may be well to mention that the stations along the Crow rom Pincher Creek to Medicine Hat t least two million bushels of grain shipped last year. About a mil- lion came from the points on the Al- berta Railway and Irrigation Company lines, and this go over the Crow to get past Lethbridge. FROM OTHER SANCTUMS Or As Big.a Liar. {Calgary Herald.) The man who located Dr. Cook in Bermuda ranks higher as a discover- NAMING THE RIVER. The question of the re-naming of the Belly River bids fair to come to the fore again. The Geographical Society of Canada, which is the final authority on these matters, does not approve of the suggestion, made by the Board of Trade Uiat the name should be 'changed to Alberta, Although the communication does not say so, it infers that a change would he quite in place. There are several names that might with propriety be applied to the riv-j er which flows past this city. Owing! to the big bend or "belly" in the riv- -er. the Indians named it the "Moko- which is the Indian word for "belly" or "bend." That name would be acceptable, except for the fact tuat it might be embarrassing, as some said when the discussion was on before, if some fair visitor should ask what the word means. Those familiar with the topography or the country say that the St. Mary's is the main stream, and that it would be proper to have the river go by that name. The objection to that sug- gestion Is that already there are sev- eral St. .Mary's rivers. One has explained the names of the Bow and Beliy rivers by saying that the names were originally Beau and Belle, and -that the present names are corruptions o? the originals. The sug- gestion has been made that, in view of this, it vould be well to change the names of both rivers to the orig- inal names, which, indeed, are pretty and euphonious. Stil! another suggestion comes from the historical record that Verendrye, French explorer who first tramp- ed over the -wilderness that now is fast becoming the garden of the world, was the first white man to see the waters of the river now called the Belly. It is a record ot history that he came up the Saskatchewan as far as the junction of the Bow and the Belly. It is, therefore, suggested that the river be honored with the name of the dauntless explorer. Yet another suggestion is that the. name of South Saskatchewan be ap- plied to the rivers that flow through the channel occupied by the Belly River as well as that of the present Sonth Saskatchewan. Of All the Nerve. (iMagrath Piooneer.) The wheat that took the first Prize at Billings didn't have a ghost of a chance in competition with the Magrath wheat We have the best wheat In the world-bar none. Their Keepers.) {Calgary News.) 5 And as to closing the post office lobbies on Sunday, it isn't that it adds -rounds and came to a cross-roads. A coun- try boy was standing at these roads, and when he saw -the horse he stood and stared at iC and no wonder, for it-was so thin that at almost needed a horse blanket tied around it to hold its bones together. Not being sure of his way the minister asked the boy, "Which is the way to Blooming- i I I LOTS IN MORNINGS! The Best Part of Lethbridge The Part That is GROWING PER LOT Down and a Month 1 NO INTEREST The boy was so taken with the thinness of the horse that he did not hear the minister, but remained ing at the horse. Tie minister re- peated his question in a louder tone, "Can you tell me the way to This time the boy looked np and grunted, "Eh? Who are To which the minister "My boy, I am a follower of the Lord." The boy again looked at the horse and said, "Well, you had better get off and walk, for you will never catch him on that horse." ENGLISH' WRITERS SAY BIG PURSES HURT. NO TAXES The Standard Securities Company OLIVER BLOCK Lethbridge so much .to yon- piety causes you to think that some other fellow is endeavoring to legislate you Into a new way of enjoying the day Us. What They Think About (Calgary Albertan.) If Edmonton Is to keep ahead of the rapidly growing city of Lethbridge it wi.l have to hasten the high level bridge, and bring Strathcona into the fold. Down in the Cent Belt. (Bobcaygeoa Independent) Hon. Mr. Fielding is arranging for the minting of the Canadian gold -md silver coins. This great journal like to hear of Mr. Fielding ar- ranging for the coining Of a two-cent Piece, or penny, and also a half cent coins that would be -Are big purses hurting the pugilis- tic branch of sport? I should say that they are not hurting It a frac- tionally as- much as the moving pic- ture game i- hurting Rich- ard Dalgreen, a British dope artist, in the Chicago" Trbune. Then he as that it quotes a very able writ- er on a London spoorting paper, who says: "The big purses of the past two years are dooing no good to the sport ot boxing, and the'spirit of commer- cialism which has sprung up is sweep- Ing away all of the best of the good, old British game of' fisticuffs. This is an American innovation, and like other things which have come from America it is disastrous to our Eng- lish standards of fighting. The hon- or of winning a championship is lost jslpht of in the scramble for money. Sacrifices are made for purses which To-day the all-pervading question is: 'How much am I to OUR POINT OF ViEW. If the Roosevelt takes Captain lett to the South Pole It. will estab- VALENTINES A big assortment of comic Jnd fancy valentines and at prices to suit everybody. Comic at 3 for 5c Fancy ones from 5c up to THE RED CROSS DRUG BOOK CO. Safe Satisfactory Drug Store Acadia Block, Redpath St. Day and Night Phor.e 555 Night Bell Dispenser. Picture Framer. ficulty Is that American have too much money. iliei- Ke plungers, and the amount which they spend and give away in purses 3s dis- proportionate. Nelson, like Tommy Burns, has not the element'of trae sport in his make-up. He is after the money, and does not care a whit irho Knows it, nor how much he hurts the legitimate and honorable boxing." CHIN Don't forget to 'buy ,CHIN lots, same as you forget to buy In Lethbridge'when they were cheap. Don't let "other fellows" make all the money, all the time THE GEORGE M. HATCH LAND f STREET CALEDONIAN HALL The Caledonian Hall is open to let for dances, .parties, 'banquets, etc. Best floor in city, steam heated, .kitch- en in connection, all modern conven- iences. Parties wishing to engage ap- ply to J. H. Keliis, Western Uo- jw. Professional Cards G Tuff. Office 516 Hill block, Duf- erin St. Phone 574. P. Q. Box 1U1' 0" Hours 1M2, DR. J. E. ys ciau and Surgeoo. Electric and !v Office Room ?8 f may hare visitors any a friend stay. First flo McAP R Commerce W. C. SJ--.J. Shepherd. Surveyor. Block. Phone 1210. Viaduct Lodge No. 53 I. O. 0. F. aocountani Audits, liquidations, general ?ceourr ing; and advice r thewon. Biock. Alta. Ferguson hai open- ed a daadng academy in the M-cNabb Meets even- Monday night in Odd- t, a.daadnS academy In the McNabb fellow's Hall at 8 o'clock Jlocf Kound street aaH Visiting ''Invited to daHcicS taught. attend. A. CATHRD, R.S L. W. STEEVES, N.G, Box 1270. INSURANCE REAL ESTATE CITY AND FARM LOANS Carmangay has a fine new depot, but if present business and travel con- inues it will not he long prove far too small. FOR SALE Fully modern 8 roomed house on Bruce St, Riverview, facts south. Price and terns, npply T- -f -f till It will We are sole agents in Lethbridge for the Tlw Standard garage Co. I PHONE 664 WOOD ST. T J H Macbetk Sherlock Block. t M Express and Bapge tapforllre Prompt Service Phone 585 and 1023 Terms reasonable. 414 V 1 Room and Stage Dancing, dren's class. 622 Crabb St. Chll- 48-6 DRESSMAKING Lac Tailoring. Vlock next n uentley's. 32-ss -H-H- LOANS On .Improved or for the im- provement of farm lands for one year or less up to five years. i John L Wells P. O. 420 t 109 Sherlock Blk., Lethbridge Horses for Sale JUST ARRIVED twimty head o! young work 1250 to H50 in J. ers Wood Street, Lethbridge J DKAYING CaH up Phones: RAYAJVDGRAIjV FOR SALE Ripley Bros. Modern Woodmen of America Gamp No IBftftt Meefc in the Oddfellaws Hall second md fourth. 'nt month. ViBitini oeifhbcre wilj hwty, 0. L Griftth; w t Meets First and third Saturdays in K. of P. Hall at S o'clock. Visiting cordially Invited. J-MCBRIDE.SHIVELY WP GUS. NEIDIG, W. S. LODGE PRJDE OF ALBERTA, No. 293, of Meets 5n the bitfit Sotittv T. Robins, W. President. A. J. Warren, Box 57. Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capifcil Financial Ag Broken. Fiscal Ag for Lu Al! Standard 5'ocki HtAO OFFICl-v.CTORlA, 8. and Con- pepared to estimates freely before oniidin, W. House painting, car nage pain paper hanging, wall b'ox 278-O UNDERTAKING 4V. up to date undertakers anC embalmers In the ?iack whlte next the Herald office. Phone 682. strict attention paid to all cases. Parlors open day and night ford St White and Black Cars. Phone 561. LETHBRIOQE CALEDONIAN SOCIETY Caledonian Qlyn St. Club V.90 to 10-SI, exoepted. All cfaotonien welcome. T o L- 'OHN8TON. TV-cv J- B. GIBBON, Box "320 Pret, THE CONSERVATORY AUDITOR- Ashmead and Bompas streets, the largest hall In the city is now open for use for At Homes Dances, Concerts. Entertainments' etc. For terms, etc., apply on the premises. o ;