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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta .MHBRIDQE HERALD �' '/I?SON �S: BUCHANAN Publishers t E, SIMEON W. A. BUCHANAN ".ij BSCRIPTTON. i Advance - �1.50 a year 'M^rwMse  12.00 a yenr ADVERTISING V\>t Month - *1.00 Per Inch NATURE'S GIFT TO ALBERTA. The strongest nrsrunient in favor of Banff as the capital of Alberta is the beauty and grandeur of it location. Most countries sock to make their capitals beautiful, or to locate them in places which natun has endowed with threat scenic ad Vantages. A capital located in a beautiful spot does not lessen tin cost of government, but a capit-d beautifully located is a treasure tt the province and a pride of tin people. The United States create*' a capital on the virtually unin habited banks of the Potomac where Washington, a capital city soley. not a commercial city in any rosjx-ct, stands, the pride of tin American i>eople. Washington was founded as the capital a tic since that day has been develo]x-e gardener in beautifying a park or a great estate. So we say. let Alberta's capital be at BantF. which nature has endowwl with a fortune of scenery unequalled in the world. Let us have a capital there that for commanding situation and attractive arrangement will excel any capital in Canada, yes. any capital on this continent. Ontario's parliament buildings udorn a beautilul park. Quebec's capital is situated on a lofty location overlooking the St. Lawrence. British Columbia prides itself on the Iteauty of its capital at Victoria. Take our own Dominion. Have you not often admired the judgement that was displayed in selecting that striking site, on the banks of the noble Ottawa, with a setting of the Lanrentian hills in the distance, significant of the groat timber wealth of the land, to the other side the Chanliero fulls emblematic of the water power facilities of the land and then facing the noble site of buildings, the peaceful valleys, telling of the agricultural greatness of our country. But far above these capitals Banff would stand. Flere just at the entrance to the rolling prairies of Alberta, would be our capital, situated at the foot of the great mountain peaks, and close to th shores of the winding and rushing Bow. What greater asset would Alberta want than the location of its capital in this magnificent spot': Nature has given us a si>ot for the most strikingly beautiful capital in America. Let us cast off the claims of Calgary and Edmonton, who merely seek the prize to add to their prestige for the sake of th dollars and cents it may bring them, and rustle for Banff. meut we can offer to settlers than our climate, tt is not to b equal-lud in the entire Dominion. The farmers in this fair district do not have to wade through snow drifts or put on a heavy overcoat, when they go out to do the day's chores. But instead a balmy atmosphere greets them almost every day. Nothing would appeal to the Eastern farmer more strongly than t he weather conditions which bless Southern Alberta. Let us encourage all the railroads that propose to enter this district. Let us act as missionaries foi Southern Alberta. When you write a letter, put in a gocxl honest word for Lethbridge and the country round about. Let us work together as business, professional and working men.with the great idea in view of making Lethbridge a substantial city and Southern Alberta the most prosperous section of the province. Railroads and settlers will conn to a country possessed with people who are enthusiastic anil progressive. JOIN HANDS AND DRILL. It is important for the welfare of this town, soon to be a city, and Southern Alberta that railroad development should be encouraged. Sooner or later a line will be built from here direct to Calgary. Already a new railroad is seeking incorporation with that in view. Lethbridge's duty now is to con-tinually keep this section of the province before the public eye. Just at present, the boom ut Edmonton is drawing attention to the north, and, while Lethbridge and Southern Alberta should frown on u boom, at least the class of booni which Winnipeg experienced some years ago, still it is necessary that the resources uud prosperity of this region should be legitimately emphasized in every way possible. Southern Alberta, with the introduction of new railroads, would, we believe, offer as great inducements to the settler, as any section of the province. Farming on the' irrigated lands has been a complete success and the men who have located on what are known as the dry lands are not grumbling but are flourishing. It is not alone tho duty of the government and the Irrigation Co. to promote settlement, but us citizens we should persistently boost the district and the town. Edmonton is succeeding after following a similar course. To our mind, there is no greater induce- A NEW JUDICIAL DISTRICT. Sooner or later, new judicial listriels will be created in Alberta. Already the Southern Alberta district is too large for one judge. Lethbridge is the hub of a populous section that can keep a judge busy and if the southern district is to 1m.* divided, this town is entitled to be the headquarters of the new court. EDITORIAL NOTES Here's our hand. Mayor Rogers, you're the right sort. That Winnipeg interview is worth many lollars to this town. We should dl aim to keep Lethbridge in the public eye. Hustle that grist mill scheme along. Let us have it oj*-n for business at harvest ti,n\ Prepare to plant more trees this spring. We would like to see cement walks in front of all our business blocks. They serve as a good ad. for the town. The more railroads the merrier. Edmonton is supporting Calgary's claim for the Dominion exhibition. Calgary would much rather have the northern city's support for the capital. Watch Lethbridge grow. Raymond has a high regard for the Gait hospital. We trust the ball they purpose giving in that town for the benefit of this worthy institution will be well patronized. Southern Albeita has no greater asset than the (Jalt Hospital. Wherever you go, boost Lethbridge. HERALD HAMMERLETS. You never know how many people want to treat you until you swear off. Toronto spends four millions a year in booze. They must wash their feet in it down there. Any person unable to stand the winds here, should go East and freeze to death. 0. K. Nouvse- /r |uer are nearly as frequent as births at Raymond. Three births last week. Lethbridge grow. Watch The Alberta twins- Robertson and Hiebert. Hort- cute they are. Robertson to Iliobqg-"Two is company; three is a crowd." CAUGHT ON THE FLY. Dr. L. W. May-There set ms to be a lot of owls in this country. I saw six while driving from Lethbridge to Stirling. Win. Taylor. C. P. U. car inspector- I have an acre of land, which I have cultivated every year for eleven years and never had a failure. One year I cleared with the vegetables I raised on it, $210. .1.11. Alexander, org mizer C.OF. -I have lived in all the provinces of Canada, and to my mind Alberta is tho best. Fred Downer-No, I am not thinking of building an opeau house. I don't see whore there would be any money in it. Do you? SEED GRAIN SPECIAL Big Crowd Heard the Addresses at Lethbridge. The V. P. \\. seed grain special spent Monday in the Lethbridge district, and General Freight Agent Lannigau. who is in charge of the train, told the Herald that they had the biggest crowd of the tour at Raymond, where they were compelled to hold,'in (iverllow meeting in the station. The seed grain s]H'cial is an innovation of the ('. P. R.. and its purpose is to educate the fanners to use clean seed and to rid their farms of rust, smut and weeds. At the Lethbridge gathering, which tilled one of the cars of the train to overflowing. Mr. Lannigan said that this year twice as much western wheat hail been rejected at Fort William Up to Dec. i^th. Il.H.).1. than up to tl.e same time the year before. The rejections since that time were still larger, and in many instances the crops had shrunk to b) bushels per acre. He eri mental farm. Indian Head, explain iil to the farmers the two I'est wavs to test seed grain. One of tin causes of smut, he s/iid. was th, minced 'to...............................5 OS 0 dark gtvv and black Overcoats, worth Sl'J.oM. reduced to....................if *)."> dark Giev Overcoats, worth Slo.OO, reduced to.'...........................\) 9"> 1 Boy's dark grey Overcoat, worth So .(HI. reduced to..........................It {�."> Pea Jackets 2 brown duck wool lined Pea .Jackets. 11. B. K. brand, worth SI.'Jo, minced to......,\ ()?> - black wool lined Pea .lacUets. worth $11.75, reduced to...........................In !? heavy navy blue Pea Jackets, worth $(5.00. reduced to..........................4 155 Felt Slippers Men's English Felt Slippers, one buckle, worth Sl'.R), reduced to...............I 05 WooJ Sox 50 do/.. Men's wool Sox. worth 25c per pair. redu� d to......................'2 for *2Sc 50 do/., men's heavy wool Sox, worth 35c per pair, reduced to.......................'20c Rubber Boots Bovs' Rubber Boots, worth $2.75, reduced to..................................I tin Underwear Fleece Lined lTndervvear. worth 75c. for . .. i>Oc Leather Mitts 20';; discount on all leather Mitts, ll.B.K. brands LETHBRIDGE CO-OPERATIVE ASSOCIATION Clever Convent Children Audiences that packed theStudy Hall enjoyed, enjoyed the entertainment furnished by the Convent pupils last Wednesday and Tliurs-dav evenings. The performance of the young folks was remarkably, clever and enthuasiastic praise was offered by the people, who displayed the goixl judgement to be present on one or other of the evenings. In the operetta, es-IH'cially. the pupilsacquitted thein-selues like "old timers" on the stage. The Sisters, who devoted so much time to the instruction of the I toys and girls for this delightful affair, are to be warmly complimented and the pronounced sue. cess of last wei'k's performances, should encourage them to ] re pantile children for other entertainments in the future. Owing to the crowded condition of our colu.nns, we cannot publish the program in full. BIG FAIR TO BE HELD An Important Event Far Next Month. A seed fair, stock judging school and poultry show will be held hi re on Feb. 21, 22 and 23. This was decided upon at a meeting of the Agricultural Society on Monday evening. The Dominion Seed Growers Association has donated a valuable medal for comijetition at the seed fair. It was decided to offer pr.xes of S10 and 5 for tho best steer or cow for stock judging purposes. \V. D. Whitney kindly offered the use of his barn for the stock judging meeting. D. J. Whitney intimated that he would give a prize of ten dollars to any resident of the town of Lethbridge who shall have planted the largest number of shade or ornamental trees during the past three years and during i'.HHi; {joints to be allowed for cultivation and aspect. E. Hagell supplemented this offer by offering live years' subscription to Tho "News." A deputation of W. A. Hamilton. E. Hagell and D. J. Whitney will endeavor to interest the city council in the work of the society Fred Rooney, of the Arlington very kindly donated a book oust the society for ifs library. It be placed in the council room. Tho society will support Calgary in its effort to secure the Dominion exhibition in 1907. Crops Look Good. From the Calgary Herald. The condition of the fall v\ heat of Alberta today is declared to be excellent. C. \V. Rowley manger of the local branch of the Canadian Bank of Commerce, has received �ord from a large number of places and it is most favorable. The acreage is largely increased as compared with HMi5. and the pmgess of the plant is good in every instance. From Lethbridge the report asserts thai the fall wheat acreage is heavy, and as a result of recent snows, in very favorable condition. Prom Xanton the fall wheat is a very fair average. High Hiver is not quite so optimistic, the re|)ort saying that the wheat has not secured it good start yet. except that on the summer fid-low, whi'-h is most flattering. I) is six inches high on summer fallow and quite .igorous That ja.t in after September 15. however, is not so go-.(I. A favorable spring, liowi-ver. will result in a large crop. Macleod reports a splendid condition and prospects of a fine yield. At Clan-sholui. one of the "Alberta Ibil" districts in the west, the condition is most satisfactory, the plant is strong and making excellent progress Much snow has fallen then-, which is good. At Piucher Creek everything is reported progressing with a largely increased acreage and prosjtects of a huge yield. Two feet of snow fell in that district in December and much of it remains as a win in. wet cover for the growing grain. Jj^JULARY By iho$t wha in ih>� month arc born, No itwcli �.ivc Garnets should be worn They will ensure you constancy. True friendship and fidelity. Pleasing To the Eye of Accurate and durable use and within reach your pocket Iwiok.- -These are the great qualities that are found in all W.vrvnr.s sold at this store. Satisfaction guaranteed.' Wm. C. Liphardt Zillut Optician Successor to A. Jeweler KEAN'S ----FOB--- High-Class Confectionery -FRESH- Grapes, Oranges, Apples Figs and Dates JAPANESE OHANliES ONLY HOc PEK BOX OVSTLHS AND CLI EKY -AT- J. W. Kean &Co Opposite P. O. 'Phone (.)S * Lethbridge If A City *j PHOTOS Hammond Bros. _ Photographers | To advertise their fine and up-  We are up to City Standard To advertise their fine rind up-to-date Portraits, will cjivo Free Sittings To a" who call THTS MONTH. No Money To Pay -t the time ul sitting If you don't hko them when finished, don't pay for th^m. HAMMOND BROS. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that application will be made at the first session of the Legislative Assembly of the province of Alberta, for an Ordinance incorporating "The Empire Club" for tlu* purpose of establishing a Club in the Town of Lethbridge for social purposes with the usual powers incidental thereto. DATED this Pith day of January. P.H Merchant Tailors ^ lj you want the Latest Thing in a New SUIT - OR  OVERCOAT Call on Them. We also carry a Complete lino of CONFECTIONERY A Trial So icited NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the town of Lethbridge will, at the first Session of the Legislative Assembly, for the Province of Alberta apply for an Ordinance incorjjorat-ing it as a city, with all powers necessary and incidental thereto; and to ratify and confirm certain Del ton tu res issued in pursuance of By-law No. 17(i of the Haid town, and also to ratify and confirm Bylaw No. of the said town, and a certain agreement entered into thereunder with certain Railway Companies. Dated this 5th day of January, A. V. 10(J(J, Conybeare & Ives. Synopsis Of Canadian North-West. HOMESTEAD REGULATIONS. \NY even nmubereii m-cilou of Ikimlnl.ii. I.a ml. tn Mjiiliulia. Sjaltalctx wan ami Alberta, excptn^ 8 an I vil, not re ovnl m*y be bom* Hiea'it'ri hy jny pernor: who U (!� ho e head of a famllr. or 4))) in iluuch iierbon lewl.lmi; wnn tile father or mother 3. If the -ettler ha* bit cimiineiit r oldence upon farming land owiic^ by linn In the vlclu-tly of bin homcatead. the re.iilren ent. an to rrddence mar bt nail.tlert by rei.1 .ence upon the Halo land. Six mi.mill notice In writing i.hould be given t" Hie Comuilntiloiiei of Dominion l.anilh at Ottawa of Intention to apply for patent. W. W. OottV. Ueputv of the Mlnlmer of the Interior The Mason A: l?isch I'i: no is conceded by all competent judges to lie the highest grade of Pianos mado iu Canada. If interested, call and let us show you the goods. Sold on easy terms to suit your purse. Showroom at. the "'2 Macs.'' B. J. CANN DISTRICT At 1 KNT H. L. Stephens Matt Rockcndnrf When you come to the Metropolis stoy nt the Palace Hotel-? | $1.00 per clay Jj Opposite C.P.R. Depot Stephens * liockciulorf ^ Proprietors | Calgary, Alberta " WESTERN I WAKEHOUSt & "RANSFER CO. Ltd. Uailroad Transferring. Dray-iug and (ieneral Deli\ering. Coal Delivered 1'romplly. -.' MAY. OATS. SAND AND STONK FOR SALK AGENTS FOR .MeCormkk & CocKshutt Machinery v Webber and Adams Wagons '' Canada Carriage Co.'s Huggies. lite. J. F. RODGER3 'Phor.e 63 Manager � ??????????nn iiii]�i-r-i-i�j-]i! Horner & Hutchison The Harness Men Have a complete and well assorted stock of anything that a horseman needs. Blankets, Robes, Whips Saddles, Spurs, Bits, etc. EVERYTHING YOU WANT AND EVERYTHING RIGHT James M icdonah ARCHITECT Southard Jilock. Redpnth Street. LET] I Bit I DUE, ALT A. WALLACE & 11 AS ELTON Barber Shop and Pool Room Horner & Hutchison ig _ KOOTENAY MARBLE WORKS Shaekleton Simpson & Co. Manufacturers of Marble and Granite MONUMENTS Wholesale and lietnil NELSON.B.C.i H.C.M�i*KK,Local .till ;  Solicitors for the town of! Best of Cigars, Smoking Tobacco LothbridKo. i -a, b j Pipes ana Smokers'Sundries Barnes & Co. REAL KSTATK and (iHNEUAL ACiKNTS Office-Second Floor Sonthard Block Pest Office Box 3 Telephone No. 122 ;