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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta TO MftKE MONEY Real Estate and farm land can be bought at a bargain and in a few months the advance will be We have on the market week the following genuine bargains CITY PROPERTY 1 lot Block facing Two lots on Crabb 6 lots on 12 lots on 4 lots near the 1 corner lot in Block I corner lot in Block 5 lots on Westminster Teii near Fair II lots on Westminster FARM PROPERTY 1 section on near an 2 sections of land near per 80 acres irrigated 1 mile from 40 acres irrigated 1 mile from an Quarter section improved irrigated near per Quarter section improved irrigated land near Lethbridge an Large or small tracts of best winter wheat lowest prices and good terms HLBERTH REHLTY Southard How Much Money will you lose if we strike gas Could lose if we didnt Not at this for we have backing for tha present prices with 100 par Im Talking about City Real Estate What part of this profit are you going to enjoy Yon can have the full 100 if you buy Do you want a good farm DEALER EC Landt Boom Southard Block Phone TIEUP PREDICTED Feared There Will be a Big Miners has received here of the prospects of a coal strike and a general tie up of the mines of farreaching importance which inny be expected on the term ination of the three year agreement between the operators and which expires on March 4 This strike would affect every coal mine in the and in Alberta and The tying up of the Croxvs Nest mines would mean the closing down of the supply on the depends for opera ting their engines between the moun tains and ort Whit whose firm docs wholesale coal business in this prov has just returned from a visit to the mines and confirms the grav ity of the to which ap parently the provincialand federal authorities are not yet The men demanding higher wages a uniform eight hour day and fort nightly pay none of which the operators are inclined to Unless a settlementis reached before March a complete tie up of all the western Canadian coal miaes must late of the iTac donald has accepted a position w MXIVI JT MISARDS E CURM RANTONS MEETINGS Big Crowds Listen to the The Union evangelistic services at Wesley Church arc being well sustain The auditorium is well filled each and a deepening inter est and earnestness is Ab out twenty persons have confessed their decision to live the Christian and conviction is written on the faces of nrnny who have not yet taken a decided There is no doubt that before the services close many of these will have been brought to Sunday was a great The service in the Baptist church in the morning was one of remarkable Rantons sermon on The Baptism of the Holy made a profound im The mass meeting in the opera house at was crowd ed to the and the evangelist dealt in a masterly way with the excuses often offered by those who are not One man re marked at the close of the service thai he had not been left any stand in r one after anotier of Ills excuses having been taken from un der and he had now no excuse to give for not a of UM WM the even ing service at Wesley when the building was packed from the vestibule to the lecture choir the people were packed address was a masterly appeal to the intellect and based upon tht momentous what shall it profit if he gain the whole arid lose his oxvn soul The after service was a scene never to be when one after an fifteen among them eight sturdy stalwart for ward and grasped thehands of the ministers and confessed their decision to begin the Christian Many were moved to tears by the The services have been well and a deepening anxiety is evident among those who sit and listen attentively to the message of salvation that is being delivered so clearly and so Ranton adopts no sensational methods to either gather pr hold the crowds flock to the He preaches the plain gospel but he preaches it with and it comes to metis consciences as the very message of There is no excitement in the ser There is deep feeling and but the services are quiet and well often the very stillness Iwspeaks the presence of The singing is the sermon stirs the but the only difference between these services and any ordinary services of the church more direct appeal for immed iate and the note of ur After years of seed sowing the time is come to and both ministers and people feel the urgency of the The chorus choir adds greatly to ihe interest of the The singing of the gospel hymns havc a strong and many are touch ed by song who might not be reach Jed by a There is no doubt that the services will do a great deal of The meeting last even ing last evening one of the best yet Twelve persons expressed their decision tc live the Christian Tomorrow evening a special space will be reserved for young people to whom the address will be particular ly A NEW SCHOOL May Soon Be a Necessity The trustees all visitedthe Central Schooi on Tuesday to discuss on the ground the question of increased ac Nothing definite was done though various plans were including the extension of the present the building of a new wing and gradually replacing the present building and third the building of a new tearing the old buildingl The trustees realize that something must be done The Board discussed the matter at its meeting on Monday was decided to write the asking ii a certain block east of Westminster Road was for it being agreed that a site ought to be secured in that Chairman Fleotwood stated that some school accommodation ought to be provided in advance of the re Principal Hamilton intimated that he would want a gymnasium and A proposal has been made that an effort should be to sell the present Central School property to the provincial government for jail Tha proceeds to be used in erecting an entirely new RAILWAY ACT TERRIBLE total death of 17 is the tragic result of a holocaust which swept the Ilochelaga Protestant school in the east of this city this The sombre nat ure of the catastrophe wasrcliexcd of its horror by an exhibition of rare heroism on the part of the prin Miss who lost her own life while trying to save her Striking Features of an Al February The Cushings railway one of the most important pieces of leg islation so far brought in this sess ion was read a second time this af ternoon and debated in committee of the In its second and thirteenth class es it contains radical changes from anj other railway legislation yet in troduced in any province in The Minister of public works in his address to the impor tance of especially in this new province where was great railway development to be looked forward Every one recog nized that the development of the province upon the railway It was important that in creased activity in this line should ba promoted to opciV up the vast ag rxultural areas awaiting the settlers the present government assum ed power there was no railway leg islation on the statute At the the government had careful not any illtimed or hurried legislation vhich block railway The government had not placed a straw in the way ofany legitimate railway project irrespective critics of the governmenthad said in the de bate on the speech from the The general principles of the bill the minister the railway act of with some very im portant Provision was made for acquisition of any rail road under provincial jurisdiction by uie province at a valuation to be settled by The time lint It for the construction is two years for the first 30 one year for each succeeding 30 the whole to be completed within five The distinguishing feature of the is that it places power in the hands of the govern ment to permit the of any road at any time by aiiy com pany arid otherwise complying with the In other words gives a railway company the same power to build a railway as is given to any industrial company in any other line of business on the ratification of plans by minister of public On this point lead er of the attacked the principle of the He said that it mcant a dangerous concentration of argued a railway Simmons argued that the real object of the bill was obtained and that a comimssion would only add unnecessary Gushing pointed out that the minister of public works acted with the They wantedto with as Httle expense as pos The premier added that Ontario has a commission which is cxpcn sive and none too AVooIf agrecci Rolicrt son that power should be placed in the hands of some He pointed out that it was by thebill placed in the hands of the Robertson said there was no weight in the argument of Efficiency was He suggest jcd a of The bill I was reported by the committee of the whole who asked leave to sit NOTICE TO The Board of Trustees for the Leth bridge Public School District 51 desire to know how manj pupils could be obtained for a KivfergartM Pnrcntj are requested to send Tcrd to the Hamil at tht Central giving names and ages of children desirous of of children to be from four to six aad IMT YOU LIKE IT YOU are not a K no need of going into an analysis of the construction of the Queen Quality But the fact remains that it satisfies over two million They knew like it that it gives style to the fool that it gives comfort the day And that is It holes iis shape longer than other ready made shoes because it Yet the enor mous business dene en Queen Qual ity Shoes keeps the prices Fred Gow YOU MAY Be wearing glasses already and getting benefit from hot not so much as is possible to We have heard people uj VI havc tried wearing Tliat is no glares will not benefit You may have been fitted the that your optician We frequently FIND PEOPLE wearing glasses that are an injury to their Some defect was OUR TESTS leave no defects WRIGHTS Jewelry will lie monthly for each By CHANGE IN is officially that of will Jn as provincial scc retaro in Mcllride government to It is understood that the rcamiDiaf vaxmat will Ailed CITY OF LETHBRIDGE by Applications will be received Ike undersigned 6 offtha second day of 1907 for ne position of Socwrtary Treasurer for Jthe City of at n salary of 1 per to cominenoe April By C ;