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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta Otir Slock la not as complete as it was before Christmas We have an excellent shoving for New Years buyers at very tempting Prices Wm. C. Liphardt Watchmaker and Engr��ver T. E. Patteson OTT BLOCK R�a1 Estate, Insurance an4 Commission Agent Fire, Life, Accident and Hail .Insurance in the best companies. Residential Lots, Modern Dwellings, Farm Lands, Irrigated Lands, etc., for sale for cash and on time. Full particulars on application. Ask Your Grocer For This Brand Rins ap 108 When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfautorily. JOHN BRODIE Stock Judging Schools The two-day Stock Judging Schools held throughout the Province during previous years, hav-ing aroused a desiie for fuller - information, the Department of Agriculture, assisted by local or-IUivv and W. I.. Thompson, Mngnvth. T. II. WoclfortI and E. K. Urnkor, Canl&toh and T. W. Harris, Ilnymond. u-oi-o ankongt* thoso iti nttondnnco. Tho following ivsolutjons were passed: That the provincial government shoukl placo scalt^s to be controlled hy the prox'iiicial gov�iniiient at all poiirts where grain is sold or shipped in bulk; the weights niiade by the governnuwt fccale to Ix; bindijig on buyer and seller alike. And that in case any fraud is discovered to have boon pcrpotratc-d by buyer cr seller, ii'lhor l>eforc or after weigliiing, in regard to weights i-effistci-ed on the govornnuent scales, the (Knalty inflicted upon the giiiHy party should be as severe as the law will allow. convention tliere should to a joint tttiSn in force over all railways to any and all parts of tho Dominion, whc^thor opomted by tho govonuncMt or by in'i-ti-ation Compulsory, taking chargx; of �tlio mines by tho pu-blic work.s dij-liartnient in case of labor troubles, or sotiV! othsr satisfactory moans. A rssoUitiun was also passed, osk- Tliat in the opinion of this con- pnovincial government to de- \-ontion the prcvincial govcrnmon't W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc. OFFICE,  - SOUTH .A BD BLOCK Money to Lend on Towm and Farm Property r. T. DRCWER T vneral Director and Embalmer LETHBBIDGE. ALBERTA BE SURE YOUR HORSE FEEDS WELL For Dentistry, Veterinary and Surgical Work, call on . . Dr. F. W. J. Johnston. Lethbridje Oraduate of Toronto Veterinary Col. flrl*ra left at Higinbotham:8 Store. W. SHAW. Painter & Decorator Agent for Empire Wall Paper Co.. Agent for S. P, Nelson & Co.'s Windowphanie, the modern translucent glass decoration. Ijeave orders at Lethbridge Hotel. D. C. MOORE runeral Direct, r and Embalmer nlnf( at ' .HO o'clock. VialUtiK bralhrcn are alvara wrlcome. 15. J. Fraser, K.a. C. V. Bennett, BCC. MC WILLOW BRANCH REBEKAH LODGE, NO. 2 Mreta In rdrtfellown' Ball e err aoeond and fourth Thuriday. Vtaitora alwava welcome. Mrs. J. Stafford, Annie Da vies N. O. Rec. 8ec. Court star of Lethbridge. No. 8095 A. o. F. Meet* Ut and Brd Monday* In each month a' 8 tm.. In nddr>>llowa Ha, ound St. VlaliliiK breth-ten O'lrdUIlT weleome. TKOS. HEATON, C. R. A.M.RITCHIE. SEC. A. W. McVittle l)oniinion Land Snnreyor Will devote bis entire time daring tb� sainnier to laying oat sew .iownsitea. Contract piicea ou application. iV-Oflca at the OMddala Hotd, Some Good Lines of MEN'S SHOES Just arrived. You get the benefit of my experience as a practical man. Come and look at tliem. fiRING YOUR REPAIRS. Repairs done while yon wait. F. GERMAN Manager Bennett uf the M�rchai>t� Bank, in leaving Medicine Hat for Calgary was preNcBted with a d(ai�-oBd scarfv pin by the Banli'a cus  tomers. should coiTjpol all public elevators to put in cloatving apparatus, and thtvt all graT.a .should l>e clean before being grati�l or weighed. That this meeting rwaucst th� legislative coiiunittee to go thoroughly into tho interest question and make reprosoiTta'ticns to tha local legislature and Dominion government and respectfully and eamostly sock same at tho hands of thoso in proper au-thoHty. Whereas the provincial government is pioposAng to inaugurate a trunk lino t�lophor>3 system throughout tho province, we, the diilegutos of tho second annual convention of the Al-Ijerttt Farmers association, assembled at Calgary this 9th day of January, 1907, are strongly of the opinion that the innnagemn'nl and con -tiol of such s.N.'Jtem he placed tn tho hands of an indepondtnt. and com -potent conuui.ssion, thoroughly cap -lable of handling any telephone sys-item; nnd that thi.s comnvissicn bo bo-jyond or above tho inllucnce of party politics in .so far as what is called govcniir.ent patronage is ccnc-.>in*"d, and that a copy of this resolution Jie placod in the hands ofo'ach and every representative in tho provincial legishilure at ths coming se.ssion. That the governmi'nt should give tho hon>e�tcader prior right or right of fir&t reference in the purchase of tho coal or olh:ir mineral rights under his honKwtcnd, so that another person or other persons or company cannot purcha.so the mineral under a homesteader's land without tha gov-erniiifnt first having referred tho matter to the hoincwteadcr., That thiS; convention recognizes the advisability of tho legislature restricting the bonu.sing ot railways, corporations and industries by cities, towns and municipalities." Tho convention endorsed the.action of the government in the preservation of forest reserves ond allowing 30 acres for reforesting on settlers' farms. That the , Alljerta Farmers association is in accord with the actian taken by tho Manitoba Grain Growers Association with regard to thogra n exchange at Winnipeg and washes to take this opportunity of conveying to the Grain Growers association it.* appreciation of the action taken by that body, and believe that' the "-rain growei-8 a8�ociation.s of Ma.iiNiba and Saskatchewan and the Alberta Farmers association should s*,and staunchly together for their luuiu.i. beneilt. That wc reouost the goverumant to supply competent operators for , te-vators when erected by (ai'mers and that tho busina.ss be conducted along lines similar to tha croaiiKry systom. The following resolution in regai'd I to the irrigation law was also pa.ss- 1. That tho water rights be niado tens transi:'erable, as tha fanners havepaid this for tha water and should have tho right to sell. 2. The company shall maintain and operate all laterals under its respective system. 3. That water be measured by a competent engineer, with meter and graduated woir placed in all laterals, so that the ditch rider or water master will be At no loss to dotermino the amcunt of vater passing a given 4. That instead of water being nuciasurcd conditions as under tho present system it shall bo distributed as follows: That a standard streom liihall be 2 50-lUO .sec. feet, and where less than the amount bo duo in one lateral it te measured pro rata (as 60-100 feot bo due in one lateral instead of being continuous), it ijo measured 2 50-JOO feet pro rata, or 3 3-3 hours each week, or whcix; thu volunio c.vooi^s 2 50-100 f'cct and docs not ivach two standard stream.s of any amount; 5. That all streams bo scheduled and that schedules bo furnished the fanner not later than May 1, Btaitiitg at what point.to to taken, and tiino it shall tie pro rata as before; fl. Where water users fail for thiw consecutive years to pay for thoir water riK'hts tho water rights be th;;n takrn away from them; 7. Where one wilfully takes by force or otherwise, water scheduloti (or another, it ho made a criminal offcnso for which recourse can bo nuwlo to tho nearest justice of tho pence. Another resolution thoit was car-ricKl .'jy tho convention was: Resolved, that in the opinion of the clare a bounty on coyotes. A letter was read from Hon. W.G. Finlay, minister of agriculture, in which ho states that tho govemmcflt cnnnot see awny to opcrtt/to a pork-packing establishment. Tho ofllc�rs cldctcd for the coining season were: rresidettt-.1. f'lctohcr. Strathcona. V i CO- Piios idcn I-Th o mas Wool fo rd. Cnrd.ston. Dirociors-U. .Janiioson, Red Deer; Rice Sheppard, George Ball, Strath-ccna; G. McI>onald, Olds; E. N. Barker, Cardston; T. W. Harris, Bay-mo ud. .\ proposition was placed boforotho nu?eting to adopt an official organ; referred to tha directors, who chose tho Kdmcnton Saturday News. Tillers of the Soil. (Continued from page 3.) H.� can hide him.sels in a haystack where the hay-knife has been ram -JTjed In and pulled out. His side meat is sometimes used for, window glass. He is imperishablo and can Ijic used for a posthole digger. "One enthiisia-st says that the pig would Ije a better einblem of our nation than the eagLj. The pig is thrifty, far more representative of American character than the raptu:-ious eagle whose beak and talons signalize no'thing but war. "Napoloon lost at Waterloo because his army had soup and the Kngli!>h had bacon. Ingalls would have gone tack to the senate if h! had not subsistod ou oatnteal and takcd apples. If you wish to rise to tho glory o' poetry and song, feed the lodder to tho cattle and eat the fcet'f ond pork yourself. "Tho: hog is found highly developed bmt>ng a highclass people. Ho is iuiiHJ.ssiblo among low people. In good onvironmLnt the hog and his twin, the steer, and the chief alchemists of fortune. Ho makes iron nerves, cool brains and bravo heorts. He put courage into the men at Manila bay; ho cooled the heads of heroes in the Chinese occu{>ation .ind ha warmed the bellies of our gold h'ln-tnrs in the frozen north."-F. D. Co-hum to the Knife and Fork Club, Kansas City. THE GRIP. "Before we can sympathize with I others we must have suffered our -selves." No one can realize the suffering attendant upon an attack of tho grip, unioM ho has bad the act -ual experience. There is probably no disease that causes bo much physical tinil mental agony, or which so successfully detios medical a'.d. All danger from tho grip, howovor, may be avoided by tho prompt use of Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. Amonff tho of thousands who haxo its&d remedy, not one case nas ivcr bo;n reported that has rosultpil in pneumonia or that has not recover, d For sale by All Pruggi.sts. Ht>SI'ITAL DONATIONS. The Board of ManagenKnt of the I Gait Hospital desires to acknowledge I with thanks the following donations to that institution: Howell Harris 810.00. Mrs. J. n. Walker $10.00. W. S. Galbraith, M.D., flO.OO. .Tchn Thomas, S4.50. Miss M. G. Gait, 912.00. Hev. J. .S. ChiverS $10.00. Thomas Brown, 881.80. NEW REGISTRATION DISTRICT. The executive council has altered ihi) boundaries of tho Registratiion Districts of Lethbridge ond Calgary, and created a now dii�trict, known as the Rcfiistration District of Medicine Hat. To be comprised of that portion of Allwrta bounded on tho north ljy th3 line between Townships 31 and 35, on tlw ca.st by the cast boundary linj of tho province and on tha west by tho lino between Ranges 10 and 11 west of tho Fourth Meridian, tho Registration Clerk for said j district to be tho deputy clerk of the .ludicial District of Calgary at Modi-cino Hat. The Rogistrntlon Districts of Loth-bridge and Calgary chall bo altered by withdrawing therefrom that portion lying east of tho Una between Ranges 10 and 11 west of tho Fourth Meridian. Aid. Oliver attended (the convention of the Alberta Union of Municipalities at Red Door last week. He reports that it wa-s a most successful and holpful gatharing. Tho papers read gave the exporionces of municipalities in matters of utmost imiwr-tanco to tho.�ie Interested in nuini -cipal problems. Red Doer people treated the delegates very kindly. Mr. Oliver informed tha Hemld that thcr� some clover spcW binders" present, amongst them being Mayor Griewbach of ICdmonton und Mayor Mills of Strathcona. The convention had an invitation to meet at I^cthbridge novt j-ear but a.s Medicine Hat was second in tho running last year and also put up tho argument that they had tho iln-ost city luill in tho province, this city had to forogo its claims. Dd-monton will likely get the convention �.n 1009 o�J Lethbridge ii> 1910. The delegates prcnounced in favor of nwinicipal hospitals managed by trustees elected by tho people. Thoy objected to bonusing by way of payment of cash, tho granting of land, or the e.vemjition for taxation, and declared in favor of th�� single tax on land as the main basis of municipal taxaitlon with taxes on business income and special franchises. The convention refouested tha government to institute a thorough investigation into the methods and praO-tice of municipal assessment and taxation. Thj union endorsed the principle of allowing a municipality to defer for fivx! years payment of principle on debentures fcr constructing rate Works, etc. On the coal question the convention passed a resolution that the railway conunission should imnicd -lately in%x'stigate the transporting charges for coal and the car short -age. That tho government of Alberta, rfiouid immwdiately investigate the whole system of production of cpal and tho supply of the same, and th.at tho federal government should not in the future alienate coal land to private persons or corporations within tha province of .Vl'berta. Tha convention aflirmod a number of last >-cttr's resolutions regarding having local tolophono systems controlled by the municipality and the Ion? distance linas by the government regarding tha case of indigents. Mayor Gactz, of Red Deer, wantcn, Calgary. Presidont-Ex-Mayor Mlchen-r, lle.3 Doer. Vioe-Pnes.-Mayor Cousins, llidi-cine Hat. Hon. Sec.-Trees.-Hon. J. .�liii.' Calgary. Kxecutivt>-Mayor Gricsbach. E.i monton; Mayor Qaetz, Uod l;oer; Mayor McFachorn, WctaskiAin; Md. Oliver, Lethbridge. Hon. John S. Hall was chosen consulting Bclicitor for the union, nnd Messrs. Thorold and I'aradis, Col-gary, consulting engineers. Th? ntatter of afttiioitlon with the Canadian Union of Municipa'.ties Was approved and the terms nn:l conditions will be roportod to tho naxt convention by tho executive. Tho convention sont tho following telegram to tha Farn�er8 Association at Calgary. "Owing to tho rapid dovolopimnt. of thi country, we have resoU-ni;! tJioit it would be atlxlsoibto to request and respectfully urge, the provincial gov-cinmmt to provide a nnlform Byst�ini of municipalitic�t in place of tha pncs-cm local Improvement district*; such muniei;>alitRo8 tb bear tho names of countieft, and nine townships to Ijo in a county.^' .We will pass the roeo-luticn If approve*! uy your associa -tlon. Dr. J. II. Rivers, oi be�n appointed DRRYING. If you wish drayiug or moviug of any kind done, call on us. Wo have tlio largest nnd best equipped cartage business in the city, with thoroughly experienced men in charge. All work promptly attended to. Hay and Oats of the best grade for sale. Coal delivered to all parts of the city tin short notice. Western Warehou'.e & Transfer Co., Ltd. Office-First dooi south of Opera House. Phone 63, ??^?????????????:":�H�i ?x�:":":":":":":�.x�MhjmJm> PToioio:oio:o:o:o:o:o:os^ " MY, IT TASTES GOOD! That is what people say when they use that deliciously flavored tea, KOLONO * Yott will be as well pleased when you use Koyal Siunrt Coffee. 1 SHERLOCK, FREEMAN & CO TELEPHONE 21 o"o"ox>:o:(ydto:o:o:oToTo:o:up^^ Look Into the Matter for yourself ond you will find after the closest scrutiny that our beers ar�� pure, which their amber color and clarity will attest Yet the price is little or no higher than that of inferior brands. For instance, we will-deliver a en so of Beer, quarts, at $4.50 i)er -^ase, I Lethbridge Brewing & Mating Company, Ltd. TRY WM. OLIVER -FOR- j ^ Everything required in the construction of a Building, Lumber and all kinds of Mill Work Do not send nil your money to Calgary nnd Crnnbrook. Help to build up Lethbridge and a local industry by patronizing Oliver's Planing and Lumber Mills. Office, Yards and Factory-Corner Bound and Bompas Streets Telephone 153 B E E r WE are selling more beef by the qnarter than ever before. Nice three-year-old steers. Buy your beef now, while it is in prime condition. D . Burns & Co. Imperator Hams nnd Bacon. Telephone 91, B E E r A. EASTON & CO. MANUFACTURERS OF HARNESS, SADDLES, AND GENERAL HORSE FURNISHINGS AND DEALERS IN TRUNKS AND VALISES, MITTS, GLOVES. | ROBES, WHIPS, TENTS. AWNINGS, WAGON I COVERS, HAY AND GRAIN. ETC. i ui:iDaaaoQaaaDDuni:iGij|-iciiapaaaaDaaaaaQarjaGi:iL-Jui.it AN OLD TIMER -WITH THE- OLD BRANDS OF LIQUOBS AND CIGARS IN A NEW STAND Just drop into my new quarters and con/ince yoar> self that I am up-to-date. The cleanest and brightest shop in Southern Alberta. GBO. HOUK ignpaaDnoDQUGi nn ;