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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 12, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TUUDAY, JANUARY 12, 1901. Daily Herald by Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at Jtt Round St.. Lethbridge. Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, Di- an4 Iriltcr. Dtllf. year, delivered..... M.IO six month, delivered. 2.00 Daily. monthi. delivered.. 4.M Oaily. month, delivered .96 Daily.. year, by mail 3.Q0 months, by mail Daily. months, by mail ,16 Herald, one year 1-50 .chanced ae ofteo de- aired; but both new old address be fiven. PREMIER TAKES RIGHT STAND. Premier Rutherford is to be eom- merwied for taking a determined atti- tude against cash subsidies for rail- ways. His plan of guaranteeing the bonds of railroads and taking a montage, far the safest and meth- od and "we >are confident that that feature of his railway policy will be warmly endorsed. the railways but we don't-j want to pay out a lot of cash to j get them. By guaranteeing the bonds' railroads will be enabled to raise money to extend their lines and the j .province will be protected in thepos-j 'session of a mortgage. i consequently the .which numerous and sxCvlJcnt, up to the best advantage. Calgary profipcrisjr, along with Lethbr and the Herald's number ought to convince people: that ihnt prosperity js duo to substantial reasons. garyX growth in recent years has bjoen wonderful, but with it all, that city has had time to curefuTly lay good foundations, to build fine busi- ness blocks and warehouses, beauti- ful homes and magnificent' public buildings, "Prosperous Calgary" mi- presses you along those lines and many others. The Western route for shipping- Al- berta's grain, promises to be a bon- anza for the farmer. Board of Trade should agitate for a direct daily mail serv- ice for Bow Island, Grassy Lake and other points between Taber and Med- icine Hat. It means much for our business men. Edmonton has a power scheme for the future. The source is at Grand Eapids on the Athabasca. 160 miles north-west of Edmonton. Lethbridge is better favored than that. Some day, the water power going to waste in the .Belly river, will be used to generate electrical energy for this city. The sooner the Intercolonial Rail- way is taken out of political hands the better for Canada, the govern- ment and the ATaritirae provinces. FiRNIE'f LOCK-UP. (Ftniie Free Press.) An incident which sounds frigUfsl atrocities a Siberian pri- son occurred right hero in the midst an enlightened. Curiuliaii com- munity. The harrowing details of this horrible outrage are as- follows: During the recent extremely cold weather ;i prisoner was confined in the local jail, which, by the way, is a well ventilated single board rudely constructed in great habte im- mediately after the fire. This unfor- tunate .man, being shackled with leg irons, .was considerable disadvan- tage in the "survival- of the fittest" fight amongst the seven prisoners for a strategic position near the one stove, and had Ms ankles frozen. None but the prisoners being pres- ent, it is doubtful whether the pitia- ble story of their sufferings will ever be chronicled, the only outward evi- dence of their bitter struggle being, the shattered remain? of the furni- ture broken in the conflict. We regret have to publish such a harrowing story, yet the most cold- blooded humanity demands that the misguided offender of the law should be treated' like a hu- man being. This state of affaijg must be reme- died, at once. Annual Stock-taking Discount Sale this week Take advan- tage of the Bargains we Offer. The Bentley Co. ltd. j and Retail Phone 35 LETHBRIOGE I A JOKE FROM THE EAST. A Toronto paper says Cawthra son.of Sir Win. Mulock, is slated for the Senate. Surely this announcement should appeared in the joke column. Cawtbra ilulock is a very ambitious lad it is true, but he is notable ouly because his grandmother left him a million dollars. It is true also that he is a son. of a father who of .the ablest men Sir Wilfrid Laurier had in his cabinet. Young Mulock Jcnows nothing of public af- fairs and never will because he is not that sort, If he wants to get to the Senate itvls merely because he would like tacked in front of his name. But the talk is all a joke for he isn't old enough to qualify as a Sen- ator. A man. must be 35 before he can reach the upper chamber. The last of the deferred Federal elec tions takes place this week in the tions takes place this -.veek' in-the Yu- kon. rrhere are four candidates in the field. Jos. A. Clarke. Geo. Black, a lawyer of Dawson; 3Ir. F. T. Cone- don, ex-commissioner of the Yukon, who was'the Liberal candidate in 1904; and Mr. Robert Lowe., a busi- ness man of White Horse. Mr. Lowe and Mr. Congden. are running as Lib- erals; Mr. Clarke and Mr. Black as Conservatives. Side BEST CLIMATE ON EARTH. There is possibly more or less spec- ulation among outsiders who are in- terested but :not entirely familiar the conditions in Sunny Southern Al- berta as to the effect of "the present cold weather on stock feeding on the -ranges. This is the country where most fanners and the tig rancher turn their .stock loose to shift for themselves -both summer and winter. Three years ago, when we had the hardest winter known, to this dis- trick, many of the big cattle owners -were caught unprepared and suffered heavy loss. This loss was not so much, the result of extreme cold, but was principally due to the fact that there -were irequent storms, then a thaw, causing the snow to crust on _top, and while horses would' paw- down through this crust to the feed, the cattle would dig- at it with their noses until they became sore and then give up the struggle, and most of the ranchers had very littler if any feed put so they were not in a posi- tion, to get the herds in and care for them. It had been ten or twelve 'years since they had anything- like such a wlnteiv and they were not ex- pecting it.- The next summer, most of them put up some hay for use in case of emergency, which emergency has not come as of the ran- chers put up some hay every season, then corral what cattle they intend to. market and feed them the prairie hay to put them in prime condition, (while the farmers m most of the states are shoveling into their steers for' market high priced corn, etc.) This winter, we have had only a few inches of snow, which has simply covered the ground and remained where it fell, with no-crusting to pre- vent easy access to the food under- -neath; There has been a little ex- tremely coid weather, the past ten but no wind, and farmers and ranchers make the statement that all stock is wintering well. It is hard to estimate the value of the .snow coming as it has, to the country in general. It will help to maJke good grass, and also greatly bsnefit the winter-wheat, and put fall breaking in better shape for spring "It was 20 below zero at Minneapolis ..on. Sunday night, 48 below at Winni- -peg, 44, below at Hegina, 36 at Qu- 'Appelle, with storms in some of the districts" and snow drifts to wade through. Quit your kicking, old man Think of the fine weather we have had y practically all the winter while peo- elsewhere in the Northwest were huddling in out of the cold and then think of the fine weath- in store for you. practi- "cally the balance of the winter, think of the crops that have put the coun- try, in shape to stand most any kind -of, a- winter, and boost for Sunny Southeni Alberta all the time. OUR POINT OF VIEW, iTJJo Calgary Herald has just a ''Prosperous Calgary" number, which in every way, is highly credit- "able to that enterprising paper. printed on the best book paper LIFE IN B. C. (Tobacco Plains Correspondence to Fernie Ledger) The cold snap put the ice cream parlors out of business in Elko, and it Is reported that the whiskey in still frozen in Fernie and that the boys have to take It in chunks. It makes us smile to see the. way our business is building up and it would make you smile to see us "jump ing around like a pan of pop corn after more. 3am Hilburn of Kalispel was in EL ko this "week wearing a hard boiled hat and picture' vest. George H. Scott and family of Boosviile, the Big Red AprJe country passed, through .Elko on their way to Xelson where they have rented a furnished house. This week's storm "is the worst and the coldest ever seen in Elko by priest or devil. Be good to your grocer and feet will never be blistered on the pavements of that southern city com- monly kn6wn as Hades. One cause of John Burns' popular- ity with the masses is his ready hu- mor. 3Ir. Burns was once address- ing a meeting- a, river side, and when he VTAS persistently interrupted by one of the audience another called out: we chuck him in the ri- ver, "Ah. said Mr. Burns. I must remind you-that under a section of the Local Govern- ment Act of 1889 it is a punishable offence to pollute a river." Elackfalds has been torn up over a' school trouble, some of the support- ers of a new .school having beerr hal- ed to Calgary for illegal proceedure, where they were dismissed. A skit fby the Methodist minister on "The Stagnation roused fur- ther feeling and the minister was at- tacked with a saw, when he knocked down his opponent. The J. P. who committed the assault was fined and costs. CANADA TREATY. Regarding Waters of St. Mary's Has Been Agreed Upon According to Montana 'Senator. Jan. following im- portant telegram was received from Senator Dixon "L: Newman, Havre. The details of a treaty bet-ween Can- ada and the "United- States regarding diversion of St. have bsen agreed upon, and have been transmitted to the Ottawa Govern- ment: and will probably be taken up there on -Saturday. I think the treaty will be seat to the Senate time next week, and it may be j month before it is ratified by the [Senate. Would it not be better- for your committee to postpone that visit here until after the treaty has been as we will then be m a posi- tion to take definite President Newniaa, of the associa- tion, had sent notices to the dele- gates to leave on 2 on the 19th of this month for .Washington. Since the receipt of this from Wash- ington he has sent out a number of telegrams and letters to. members of the association. to ascertain the senti- ment of the peopk on postponing the 'trip. Those who have -thus far re- plied all favor the departure of the delegation as first planned. BROAD AND WATTS, Builders and Contractors. Estimates iree. Eepairs and altera- tions at the shortest notice. Stair work a specialty. 19-26 Alta. Ladies' Fine Shoes at HMHHMHH F. German The Shoeman Between Sage's and Hoy's STIRLING i DISTRICT City Business J Sites, Farm Lands, and Coal Lands REALlSTATE AND INSURANCE R. A. Davis Stirling Tt McArthur'sWall Papers are the Best 500 Litho Paper-bound Novels arrived Saturday 1100 more en route SUE HE PICTiK fllXtl I Western Canada I Stock Co. Ltd. Dealers in Stocks, Bonds and Mortgages FiyAiTClAL AGKENTS V rOE Austin-M'anhattan. Conso- lidated Mining Co., Austin. Nev. Capital And otheriarge corporations Lethbridge Agency J. ACTON P.O." Box 294 Office in Chinese Store, Ford Street, beside Palace Lirery Cheap Lots on Glyn Street, Water, Sewer and Electric Lights G. C. McDonald Room 6 Whitney Block FERNIE'S TROUBLES. (Fernie Pree Press.) Tlie town is infested with noboes and criminals of greater or less de- gree, who are defying the local au- thorities in their efforts to rid the community of their obnoxious pres- ence. These gentry know full wel that under existing conditions the local police are as there is no jail accommodation for this motley mob, and positively refuse to lea-ve town. The prevalence of hold-ups, burg- laries and robberies is the direct re- sult of this influx of undesirables, and our police commissioners should immediately put it within the power of the police to rid the town of this element, which is a menace ,to the life nnd property of our citizens. The South Alberta lumber Co, Ltd. The largest stock of mm m BUILDING mi in Southern Alberta Exshaw Cement Always In Stock Corner .'...i -step Ford Phone 225 LO. Box 654 Lethbridge New Dayton v LOTS-2 1 Good Business Lots oil Baroness Road, on terms I Lots of Lots PROFESSIONAL CARDS DR. W. 1. QALBRAITN Phytician, Aceouciwr Ofllce 914 Kedpath St. tfhone M HOURS: Before 9 a.m., 3-3; 7-8 p.m. iu North Ward, easy terms and cheap. Alberta Realty Co, CnMile Ijock The Model Restaurant Appeals to everybody by its Excellent Menu and ought to charm the patronage of all Union Men As It is run on strictly union principles. Rooms in Connection John Canton PROPRIETOR 50 HEADOF andOeldifiDs RODGERS Sale Stables Wood St. OR. J. E. LOVE RING Physician. Surgton, Accouchtr Graduate University. Mont- real. Office iu Odd Fellow's Block, cor- ner Round and Duffer in Sts. Office Hours: Week days, till 9 a.m. 11 to 1 p.m.; 3 to 6; 7 to 8. 11 a.m.-From 1-30 to 2.30; 6 to 6. Phone Day and 342 DR. 0. J. COURTICE Dentist Giuduate ol Northwestern Onirer- sity, Chicago, 111. to 12; 1 to 5. I and 2, Macdonald Block. CANADIAN PACIFIC Western Excursions Single Fare Plus S2QO for the Round Trip From all stations in Port Arthur and Manitoba, Sas- katchewan and Alberta to DOCTORS MEWBURN DEANE Redpath. Street HOUKS: Before 9 a.m.- 2-3; run. DR. A. McNALLY, Office and Rooms Stafford Block Office Hours: 11-13; 1-3; 7-8.30 Phone Night and Day 277 MADAM NORWAN (Orchestral Piani-te) Teacher of pianoforte, argan aov' voice producLion. Visus or receives pupils, prepara- tory or advanced. Coaching for eiunis. Howard Houie, Crshh Street, i F jj Cox's Dairy Fresh Cream Mi Ik. from Tiffin's Farm Delivered Daily Our and Purity" P.O. BoUO Residence, Irgylelve, 1101 and WESTMINSTER Also to VALllEY s and KOOTENAY POINTS Tickets on aale December 1, 2, 3, 17, 13, 19, 1908. January 4, 5, 6, 2l' 22, 23 and 24, 1909, good to return within three months. ADD (SON SON Funera' Directors and 321 Grabb Qt. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office and Kesidence Phone 103 MR. ERNEST F. LAYTON, Violinist, Pupil of Geo. Wilbey, London, Eng.. and of Frank'E. Blachford, Toronto] is open for a limited number oi Pupils. Also for Concerts, At Homes Uanquets, etc. Terms on application Phone 212. MR. ALBERT ELY Pupil of Dr.v Brlggs, M. A., Bong Siuging. and Voice 'Culture. Pupil of ciias. Hancock, Esq., F.R C.O., L.E.A.M., Organ and Theory Voice Culture, Organ,, Harmony and Theory, Song Singing Open for Concerts, Banquet Re- citals, Eic. Terms on Application- Box 69Q Lethbridge, Alt.. ENGINEERS AND SUBVEYORS Block. The Arrow Lake Orchards This company owns 7000 acres of carefully selected Fruit Land situated in the most favorable location for fruit growing in BRITISH COLUMBIA. 'These lands situated on the Arrow Lakes where Irrigation is not Required If you were offered situated on the shores of a beautiful lake or stream, amidst what is acknowledged to be the finest scenery in the where bear, deer, goat, jfroose and trout abound; where the climate is exceptionally fine and whpre boating of all kinds may be enjoyed; with the Canadian Pacific boat service passing-your door twice every day winter and summer; with guaranteed returns from your land sufficient to ensure you a comfortable living, and with property increasing in value at the rate of 25 per cent per year All for 11500 or 12000, in 4 WOULD YOU INVEST If drop a line to M. FREEMAN, Gen'l Agent The lirowlake Orchard, Lethhrilge, And you will receive full particulars Reference........ Union Bank of Canada, Lethbridge Satisfy the cold weather appetite at THE HUB MISS G. A. DAINTY, Graduate Nurse. Norman St., east of Westminster Eoad. Phone 269. 14-6 f JOHN BARTHOLOMEW Lethbridge riANOFOKTE TUNING, ETC. Organs and Pianofortes polished, etc. Good work guaranteed." WRITE HEEALD OFFICE. C.F.P.Conybeare, 8. Morton K.C., D.C.LV acx> CONYBEARE JONES BAEKISTERS, SOLITITORS, ETC- Conybeare Block, Lethbridge, W- C., SIMMONS Barrister, Office; Southard B. ROLF80N .ARCHITECT 9 Whitnay Block. LETHBRIDGE SCHOOL OF SHORT- HAND Oddfellows', Building. Day and Evening Classes. Terms on application. j. E. MCGREGOR, Court Stenographer. Dec. 16-lm Everything in season served tastily at The Coaldale Restaurant Coaldale Block JOHANNES H. MACMILLAN, Pupil of Henri Verbruggen, of Home, Italy; Carl of Berlin, Ger- many. HIGH-CLASS SCOTCH MUSIC A SPECIALTY. Open'-'or recitals, .banquets, concerts, etc. For terms apply cjo Eoyal Col- lieries, Lethbridge. JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Macdonald Block, Redpath Street Lethbridga, W. M. DODD, ARCHITECT Calgary, Leth bridge Specialist in Fireproofing, Sanita- tion Keating and Ventilation. Ernest E. Carver M.B.A.A., M.R.A., A.A.I.C Etc Manager Lethbridge Office Bryan Block Lethbridge Lodge (39) A. F. A. M., G. R. A, Kegular meeting night, the thirn ThuHday. of each month in tht Masonic Hall, P. 0. 8pm VisitiDg. brethren will always recem a beany welcome. A.C.MESSEE, G.V.8TOBKEY. M- Secretwj, P. O. Box 637 W. R. 6ROWN Varnishing Household Furniture. All classes of Signs painted. Carriage Painter House Painter Paper Hanger Wood finisher, etc. Phone Argyle Ave. Meets .1st and 3rd Mondays .inKlofP Hall at S o'cloci. brethren are cordially- invited. a. ASHCROFT, W.P. 24-ly QUS NEIDIG, W.8. L. M. BtrrisUr and Solicitor NO ROOM ON TOP FOR MORE QUALITY for better quality beer than the "Al- berta's Pride brand would wear out a case of shoes in. the search for it. It is a dear beer to brew, an acme beer to buy, because it costs no more for your purchasing than inferior goods. We deliver case lots right at your door free of extra coat. LETHBRIDGE MALTING COMPANY, Ltd Office t'rtioininr (.elhbridfe Union Gunk, Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agenti, Fiscal Agents Brokers, for Koyt! Hi All Standard Stocks Haadlcd HIAO OFFICE-VICTORIA, B. C. LETH BRIDGE 86 C, B, P. 0. E. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. 8HARMAN. M. SHIEST. E. ,K. Secretary LODGE PRIDE OF ALBERTA, No. JW, JMI at EngliU Ijttflt Seciitj Meet in the Knights of Pythias Hall every first and third Thursday in the month at 8 p.m. For full particulars, apply W. J. Wade, Fred T. Robins, W. President. Box 57. ;