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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 18, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta "St Daily Herald Printed by the Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at office. Bound St., Lethbridge. Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Oi- rtcter end Editor Subscription Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six. months, delivered Daily, three months, delivered ..1.00 Daily, one month, delivered.....35 Daily, one year, by mail 1.75 Daily, six months, by mail......85 Weekly Herald, one year 1.50 Addresses changed as often as de- sired, but both new and old address must be given. RAILWAYS AND OUR HERITAGE. The great question, the great prob- lem of them all, the one in the solu- tion "of which lies great good, the realization of the Alberta about which we all have our dreams, is the rail- way question. Whether you are wheat grower of the South. LITMBR1DQC. ALBERTA. THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 1909. SUN_TIRE ln BI-CEMEAAMY 191O HOME LONDON. ENGLAND C. B. BOWMAN, LETHBRIDOE, AGENT. on 2 per growing bushels _ cent, of the land we will ures -cannot be billion bushels on our one hundred per cent. The choice lands of our province axe not all utilized. From east to west tin- land is as good as along the C. ind L., and tho whole Northwest is is good as the Clover Bar. hi proportion with the develop- ment of the soil will follow commer- cial development-. It is difficult to ook into the future and see the tall smokestacks emitting their black but they are there. "What do see pretty about the asked. "Why. I see lanes and s. orchards and groves., towns, ws and cities, a vast population, prosperous and was the- an- swt-r. They are there out yonder on the potentiality. Roads they will Side Ujbts LONG LIVED ENGLISH FAMILY (From the London Globe) Quite remarkable are the facts as to t the ages of some of the members ofj the family of the second Earl of ester, whose death has just occurred.' The deceased peer had reached his! eighty-sixth year; the lute curl's fath-j 'to be eighty-ei'clit. and their famous ancestor, Queen Elizabeth's, Lord Chief Justice, died at the of j ejcrhty-flve. The first earl was sixty-] eight when his son and heir was born and the son had half sister, who married Viscount Ansou in 1794. Then c omes the remarkable fact -----.__fc- ------_- WIAV t viutvi touch ine spring, and like magic thac the second earl survived Timothy Hay By the.Bale Ton or Carload i TheBentley Co. ltd.: mer- chant of the Centre., or a trader of' appear. They will appear a j ana make your opportunity and my valuable. A settler comes into tho countrv. ;i three days drive to the f t, i rive o e the far Aorth, whatever your calling (far prairie, and locates his claim. He >r your position in the province, your I builds a little hut, a little fortune will be improved by the build-1lenet ing of greater railway mileage. IM you have land .to sell, either as owner! wait for or agent, if you have insurance you have overalls and tobacco to sell, if you have wheat to sell, He plows a lit- feed and pote- you have coal to mine, newspapers to) the come; circulate, theatre seats to fill; if upon iht are a lawyer or a doctor, or a brick mason, if you are a minister of the Gospel or a professional makes no difference -what vour busi-' ?Us dowl1 w> beem the lone tin- coming of the by, they" have gone by! no appears. The mart older- and a family comes to his solitude. See, in the end birtn of his lather by no fewer than' 135 years, and what is oven more re-1 markable. be himself married a second! time, exactly a century after his fa- ther's marriage. There was an inter- val of year under half a century be- tween the birth of Leicester's eldest child Juha. JL.ady Powerscourt and his William Coke. the Hon. Lionel THE BROUGHAM IX'KAXSAS (From the Kansas City Star.) Governor Stubbs is the first occu- 14. VA -J- w ilLOU by. and he is able to Pant of the executive residence in To- s not depend The Stubbses have of life just who bas not depended on the street airs. ,..._. ness or calling, your fortune will in Cr..p, he us about to leave it. Take another case. A man pro- i brougham, which is pronounced with cures credit, buys a larce tract of! the as in Gmelich land a He puts great! to work, crows of men; and Retail (mmm We do not Claim that ourss is the only for clean- ing. and repairing. NOR DO WE claim that we are the only place that you the best value for your money. Don't take our word but take you have your clothes cleaned in. other places, how long arc the .spots and stains invis- ible? When we 'dean your clothes by our dry or steam process, we guar- antee the .spots or stains will disap- pear for good. You have tried the i rest try the BEST. City Dye Works ROUND STREET Opposite Herald Office TELEPHONE 353 Everything in season served tastily eel, your prospect of a financial inde-j peiideace made brighter by the build- j ing of the roads." Autonomv waM the la -id. and" is a rich man. cfin buy automobiles, drive fine! how to play by to for the winter, i rorn-spomk-nce school. yirs- Yes. we are having- jt course in Compensation Act are good, to tax the man the C.P.R. and suppress the lumber trust was useful, es to Florida justice to the people's doors, to take harassed The> The .rnysterious Frantz Caesar has settler is nectary and'welcome, but! for thc patrons of the Alberta is_ able and enterprising I ai f Tlie Coaldele Restaurant Coaldale YOUNG PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL free school books to. the children, to protect, the weak and wayward and helpless, was only doing what the Government was privileged and bound the other man. She her settler period, she has served her time o: waiting. She is going to shove hf-r way into the full glare of the sunlight of prosperi- ty. She is going to' be the sensa- the biggest thint OUR POINT OF VIEW. Ontario editors want the libel law t that province amended. George to do; but to Taring the railways to the prairies, to enable the man out there to till his land, to people the silent places with liviog. striving empire builders, is to 'do big to earn the gratitude of everyone. _ country of the reaches. From the boundarv 1 ton Vermilhon is .nearly seven hun-i ____ dred-maes, and from east to west it I Calory, Edmonton and Lethbridge will be the city constituencies in Al- REMEMBER In whatever business or work you are -ngaged, your clothes need atten- tion. For per month we keep A DREAM OF THE PERFECT SHOE will be realized if you call and get t fitted -with a pair of our latest [shapes and styles. They combine the best thought- and the latest ideas for comfort and fashion. F. German The tioxn the day. She is going to be your clothes in first class shape City in Canada. Dye Works, Round St. Tel. 353." 4S-O E. Foster says h Toronto e doesn't care so long Globe is not given will average two hundred. Of all this vast area there is a little land that is waste, no greater in proportion than; -1-- waste land of Minnesota or In- the diana or California. We "have heaVd of the muskeg of the north, but we will find that the muskeg will gradu- ally disappear from the commercial distances of a northern railroad We. have heard that the north is cold, but we know that it is the warmest north in all the world, largely due to the lowness and nar- rowness of the mountains to the west, and the influence oLthe warmth that comes from over the warm Paci- fic stream, and we know that its hundred million acres of agricultural land will support a population as great as the population ,of Quebec, fet. Petersburg, with its one and 'a quarter million people, is relativelv north of Fort Vermfflion, and in "a climate. tempered by no warm Paci- berta. The Liberal Government recognises that Lethbridge is of import- ance, and so' we are to have a niem- bor of our own in the Parliament of i the province. I LADIES.. ATTENTION! Mrs. S. Jones, Ivv Cottage, North Ward, is now ready to take-orders for children's clothes and ladies' Between Sage's and Roy's SINGING. Miss Ursula Archer, pupil of the celebrated teacher, William Shake- speare, will receive, pupils in singing and voice production. Also engage- t STIRLING AND DISTRICT Property, Business Sites. Farm Lands, Coal Lands REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE DR. W. S. GALBRAITH-Physiciun, Suryonu, Aceoucher. It a.m.. 2-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Red- path St. Phone 53. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANE -Redpath Street. a.m.. 2.3, 7-3. DR. A. McNALLY-Oflice and rooj s Stafford Block. Office Hours-11- 1.3. 7-8.30. Phone night arid day DR. J. E. LOVERlNG-Physician, burgeon, Accoucher, Oddfellows' Block. Hours-Till 9 a.m., 11 to 1 to'5, 7 to 8. Phone, day and night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., C.M.-Special- ist, tyo, fcar. Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alia. Ofiice" Hours-9.30-12 a.m., 2-5 p rn 7-8 p.m. DENTTSTRY R. A. Davis Stirling Alta. Hayr Transfer Co. Leave your Orders for _ -tHOV Clitictttr- blouses and underwear, on the short- meats for Ballad Concerts, At Homes est notice. Bos 302, City. 46-24 the Lethbridge Conservatory of Music! NOTE THE SHADOW ou the note .that it does no shadow our Chocolates. Such proof that our HIGH.CTADE CONFECTIONERY can stand -criticism. Purest sugars, truest flavorings and always fresh as a baby's smile.' Superb Chocolates, Bon-Bons, Taffies, etc.. Tru ours to- day. RochoiTs Kandy Kitchen DR. O. J. COURTICE Dentist. Graduate of Northwestern TJniversi-' ty, Chicago. 111. Office hours-9-19 1-5. Rooms 11 and 12, .Macdonald block. HajrBros.Hartore Store J PROMPT ATTEN-TION GJVEK PHONE 180 MADAM NORMAN-COrchestral Pj. aniste, organ and voice produc- MM. Visits or receives preparatory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard House. Crahb ttreet. C0n- fie current. 'Railways land. We know that from' the Nest to Coutts, and north tc the settle that Crow's un. tu mouth of the McKenzie, is an earth of coal. A hundred years ago, Mc- Kenzie, the great, explorer, saw the river banks afire, and described it as burning bitumen. It is burning yet, and it will burn for ages. There antl more bitumen in Alberta and -'the north than was ever in Pejmsylvania. Railways' -will de- velop, these mines and make of this the great eoal bin of America. _ We know that in the Athabasca there are estimated a thousand square miles of bituminous deposit, of tar sands, oil gum or asphalt. There is enough .of this commodity to supply America for generations to come, and to enable Alberta cities and towns to have at a nominal cost-well paved streets and endless sidewalks. Rail-! ways will develop this asset, realke thus cheap commodity, and build a city at the place wliere the material point, also, are wells of natural gas natural commodities Lethbridge is looked upon as a citj with a great future, or it would no be given a seat in the Legislature. Afoosejaw Board of Trade is going to get out after wholesale houses this year. That city expects to be the centre of a big district to be opened up and settled by new irailroac branches, and it expects to lose a lot of retail trade on that account, but it is going after the wholesale trade so that it will be the dstributing point for these new places. Lethbridge might take a hint from Moose Jaw's action. We are already the centre oj a well populated district, and aU we need to do is to keep the public in- formed about our splendid location in order to secure more wholesale houses. We must not rest on our oars and expect wholesalers to rush here. We have to let them know about leth- and persistently advocate our claims. inexhaustible and various that can be profitably utilized on ac- count of the heat, such as clay and sand for crockery and glass, and min- eral ores to be profitably reduced and There are also there to be found great mines of salt and beds of-sulphur. Bitumen, gas. salt and sulphur are riches within themselves but they -Jell of the presence riches still the presence of petroleum., the greatest wealth- producing commodity in the natural world. A-railway will tap this foun- tarn of wealth and enhance the value of your holdings by hundreds per cents. On ;still further to the north country that is burdened with AT THE EUREKA- That the .patrons of this popular inily theatre are well pleased with the programs presented there is plain to be seen by. the number that have been there every night this week to set- the same, bill over again. How ever, tonight there be a grea many new changes, and ihe Mysteri ous Franiz Caesar says he has 'some thing good and original for the pa TOWN OF STIRLING In Southern Alberta, part of W. j' 32-6, W. 4 STIRLING is one of the most promising-.towns in Southern'Alberta. is a pre- cious minerals. There is copper and silver, and there is doubtless gold. There is iron and tin and lead. A railway to the head of navigation in the north will make this country available to the exploiting energy of the world., and in and out, will flow great streams of wealth. It cannot flow past us without touching us and little of it will pass. Alike in the north and our streams .are full of power that need only to be harnessed to turn the wheels of factories. Raihvays will bring the people to build up a great population to support the factories which in turn will support great numbers of the people. We are a province of great and wonderfully diversified resources. At present we have only the agricultur- al resources developed, cand these only in the glightest degree. Of OUT tremendous agricultural area there is less than two per cent, utilized. and only roads will fill m> over lands. We draw our plows in the great wheat growing south by steam; we must literally plow the land with locomotives. Route will realiie the development of our agri-i cultural resources, until, instead of trops of :the Eureka the balance 'o this week... Some people swrn to think that a Jap is the only man that is capable of .foot juggling, but after they have seen the Great .Van Cello they sbon change their mind. He not.-only juggles a barrel to the sweet strains of the orchestra, but does a very clever' contortion act. The mar- velous Cowleg Family, featuring lit- tle Marguerite, the chjld phenom- enon, is without doubt wonderful in i we advise those who have not seen them to avail themselves Of the opportunity at once, as tneir last appearance will be on Saturday evening. Little Mar- guerite has a nice program for the children at Saturday's matinee, and she will be pleased to see them all. The pictur.es lor -tonight are. .the best ever seen in the citv. Me Arthur's Wall Paper Is The Best 8TIRLINC is located in the heart of the district where'the crop returns are 55 bushels.of winter wheat to the acre. The farmers in STIRLING District are enterprising and successful farmers. The land in the STIR- LI MC District has been acknowledged by'-agricultural experts to be the best in Southern Alberta. STIRLING is located about 19 miles southeast of lethbridge and is_now an important railway centre. It is also expected that the Weyburn. extension will run to this point. The lots in tLJs desirable townsite are all Mgh and all good sized building lots. The title is perfect, and" can be secured at any time upon final payment of purchase price. The lay-out of STIRLING is ideal, with main streets 100 feet wide and a lane running back bf.each block 20 feet Prides range from for business lots down to for residential lots, on terms of 1-4 cash, balance 3, 6 and 9 months, withinterest at 6 per cent. For full particulars write or call on DR. KOELLOR who will be found at STIRLING with blue prints and plans and price list of lots. Ring Up 108 When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN BRODIE 4 M 4 i R. Cooper, T At Iibert-y At Homes, etc. For terms apply, Lethbridge, Alta. ALBERT ELY-Pupil of Dr ggs, M.A., Song Singing and Culture. Pupil of Chas Hancock, Esq., F.R.C.O.. L.R.4.M. Organ and Theory. Voice culture' pipe organ, piano, harmony and theory, .song singing. "Open for con- recitals, etc. Terras on application. Box 690, Leth- Alta. -u- of. Rome, Carl Simms, of Berlin Ger- Scotch specialty. Open, for recitals, ban- S? f For ap pjy cjo Royal Collieries, Lethbridge t TO THE PUBLIC j; We have bought out jhe Star Transfer Co. Draying "outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for if I) RAYING promptly satisfactorily, Coal delivered promptly. Oath on delivery. J.S. Phillips A..L Patteson 70 Office in Nelson Gow's Store LEGAL and C. SIMMONS-Advocate, Barris- ter, etc. Office: Southard Block. CONYBEARE JONES-C. F P Conybeare, K.C., D.C.L.; B. Morton Jones, B.C.L Barristers, solicitors, eje: Offices: Conybeare Block Alberta. SURVEYING HAM ILTON YOUNG-Engineers and Surveyors. Room 4, Whitney Block. Coal, Ice and IDRAYING j; Wesfern Transfer-Co. BROS.Proprietora Office opposite Balmoral PHONE 63 ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS Room 9, Whitney Block. JAS. A. JVIacdonald Block, .Redpath Street Lethbridge Alta.. Wf Calgary and Lethbridge.-Specialist in Fireproof, sanitation, heating and ventila- and build- er.; Estimates cheerfully given. Re- pairs and alterations executed at Leth- 3ft Standard Land Co., lethbridqe v Y. S. SHCPARD, Manager SHEPARD BLOCK LETHBRIDGE LETHBRIDGE LOOut NO. C. B. P. O. E. Meets on the second and fourth Tues- day of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. 8HARMAN, M.'rktEST E- R. SecreUry f house- hold furniture. of signs painted. Carriage painter. House painter. papgr hanger. Wool finisher, etc. Phone 124. -25 Argyle SCHOOL OF AND TYPEWRIT .E. McGregor, FTPS Principal. Government and Public Stenographer. Air classes of type- writing work undertaken. LODGE PRIDE Of No. ALBERTA, SUM of leneflt Swlety Meets in Oddfedllowk' Hall ivery first and third Wednesday n the month at 8 p.m. For full >articulars apply W. J. Wade, Fred T. Hobin? W. President. Box'57. .F. A.M., O.R.A. Lethbridge Lodge Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P; 0. Block, at 6 p.m. Viaiting brethren will al- ways veceive a hearty welcome. A. C. Mfcsser, Q. V. Storkey, Secretary. P. 0. Boi 657. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd; Financial fiscal Agents Brokers, for Royal Collieries LM All Standard Handled HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA. B MMrttp llrtl N. Ill C. and 3rd in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clock. brethren are cordially invited. ASHCROFT, OUS NEIOIQ, W.P. ;