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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta Daily Herald flteltd by the Daily Herald Printing Lid., wrttty lawful ereniag at Hi Ota, Round St.. Letbbridfe. W A BUCHANAN, Men aging 01- and Editor. year, delivered..... ail montbi delivered, Daily, delivered. Daily, month, delivered Daily, year, by mail Dally, viz hy mail Daily, three months, by mail Herald, one year addHHWei changed as often MM 2.M I.M .SE K78 de- tired; but both nev and old address wilt given. bring to ua population and mate thia city one of the largwt on the plaint. The Alberta government it will stand the Compensation Act, The should stand by the government for the employers will do their level best to defeat the govern- ment in order to rid the statutes of this legislation. CITY COUNCIL PASSES ACCOUNTS The legislature is always sure of a display of oratorical fireworks when John T. Moore of Bed Dner is on the Soor. The Edmonton Trades and Labor Council hts endorsed the Workmen's i Compensation Act. i Duncan Marshall has bought a news- paper at Olds. That may mean his entrance to the Legislature from that I region- THE BEST RAILWAY POLICY. (Jovernment ownership cl railroads j sounds very good but will Conserva-j The Calgary News calls the leader Kobertson kindly tell usjof the Opposition Mr. Rob- if it is practicable. We want railroads, get ertson, but fails to tell an anxious public whether lie is preaching for a to the Premiership or not. r Side Lights all iv e can of them and in a hurry, too. Can this young province with miles upon miles new roads to build, hundreds of bridges and public build- ings to be constructed, as well innumerable other undertak- be expected to spend! SAM'S JUDGMRNT millions of dollars on railroads, too? j Augustus Thomas, the playwright, In our judgment such a venture is j told in a recent speech of a hunting out of the question, and we do not j trip he had taken in the south. They j think the view of the Conservative; were after coons and possums, butii party is represented in the opinion of; the only trail the dogs struck was Mr: Robertson. one which made them put their tails The following accounts were passed Wednesday's Council Bentley and Co............ 26 06 A. Eastou................ H 15 Enterprise Lumber Co...... 368 88 Enterprise Lumber Co...... 250 04 Hayr Bros................ 30 Oliver Mfg. Co............ 73 00 L. Bawden 3 25 Lethbridge Herald 10 50 Let b bridge News......... 26 00 A. and L. S. Ripley 70 95 Robt. Sage 1 20 JRobt. Sage............... 1 70 D. J. Whitney 1490 D. J. Whitney............ 14 90 J. J. Johnston 375 J. J. Johnstone............ 430 John Brodie............... IS 00 Beniloy Co................ 21 03 Bentley Co................ 10 45 Dr. Galbraith............. 5 00 J. IX Higinbotham 4 20 A. R. and 1................ 670 Can. Law Book Co.......... 10 45 FuTiuan arid Bonnell...... 4 00 Hudson's Bay Co........... 10 20 Hayr Bros. 13 35 Hudson's Bay Co.......... 144 00 Hudson's Bay Co.......... 14 25 Hotel Windsor............ 7 50 Lethbridge Herald 6 50 McKenzie and Roy........ 30 Oxford Cafe 2 00 Thompson 22 50 I L. H. Fowler and Co....... 7 FRIDAY, JANUARY (Mf. i 30 ToUet Sets To Be Sold at The Bentley Co, Ltd. iti Mil ftoie ti A. R. and I. Co......-........ 16 75 Thin" province wants railroads and it wants transcontinental roads. Could government ownership give us transcontinental connection? All we., could expect from a government ownership policy would be the atruction of provincial roads, just as j in Ontario the government's only rail between their legs and turn for home. "Just what does a polecat look Mr. Thomas .asked one of his road is purely sectional, serving only! negro guides. "A polecat, boss? Why, a pole- cat's somefin' like a kitten, only pret- ler. Yes, a polecat's a heap pret- tier'n a kitten, ain't it he j said, turning A. R. and I. Co............ 16 75 Canadian Rubber Co....... 30 00 A. Eastou and Co........-.. 300 Lethbridge Iron Works 10 30 Lethbridge Iron Works..... 2 10 A. R. and I. Co.............. 6 70 en ty) 30 00 to another negro for) Wm Head Co...... Sam did not seem so; Hyssop Bros.............. 24 00 j sure. He hesitated a moment. j railway competition, fae scratching bis' to enable jt to get its grain and its' new country in the northern part j corroboration. OI tho .nffwinftp Imperial Oil Co....... 320 wool, "it's always been mah conten-j 486 65 .coal to markets outside the province How would a government owned road help us in that way? How would it haul our grain to Fort William and Vancouver or our coal to Saskatche- wan and Manitoba or our cattle to Montreal? Is it not dear that we would have to pay toll on the lines j running to the east and to the west? The policy of the Alberta govern- to guarantee the bonds of exist- j inental roads if they will construct lines throughout Alberta, is j the osoly solution of the present de- mand for more railways- It will give the competition we want and we are confident it will bring the rail- to our doors far more rapidly than jovernment ownership, which, never yet proved to be a policy in. a new country. guarantee of bonds would never tion dat dots." CHNESE HAVING HEAPS OF FUN handsome is as handsome j Lethbridge Iron Works..... 400 Lethbridge Iron 41 60 Lethbridge Iron Works.....563 13 Lethbridgo Iron Works 12 35 Lethbridge Iron Works.....210 40 Lethbridge Iron Works 5 40 Lethbridge Iron Works..... 31 51 McKeown Hardware Co..... 1 80 McKenzie and Eoy........ 2 40 i Minn. Steel and Mach. Co. 25 i National Meter Co......... 40 00 (Held Over From Yesterday.) I Oliver Mfg. Co............. 3513 The Chinese element especially Co............. 20 16 immediate followers of Confuscians- i Rogers-Cunningham Lum. Co. 3700 ism, are rejoicing in the advent j J'as- Robertson Co.........18938 which is being kept in the homes Can. Agency ......36279 the Celestials today in a right royal Wllson Messer Go.......... 985 Western Transfer Co....... 15 41 Western, Canada Agency 10 10 Western Canada Agency 5 00 C. C. Saowdon............ 8124 Babcock and Wilcox......... 2 40 Stafford-Agnew Co. 225 James Peat and Sons 96 87 Chapman Valve Mfg. Co..... 301 50 See Ounsworth Lyceum. and Valder at the fashion. In_spite of the national mourning! Stafford-Agnew Co.......... 10 79 A. R. and L Co.............. 3090 the joyous red is everywhere visible LethbrMge Iron Works 1045 bearing the characters which convey the province a cent- If it didjto visitors a seasonable wish. I it-would mean the province would! general holiday is being kept f or j come Into possession of the railroads, jtwo days during which all the luxur-j Mr. Robertson's policy is not suited ies dear; to the Chinaman's heart, de- to 'this province under existing con- nigd all the other days and feasts of ditfouB and if he voices the senti- of the Conservative and to the country with government .vs. a guarantee of bonds mm" the 'issue, the Opposition in the is tuore likely to dwindle to zero than increase. the year will dence. Last be very much in evi-j night some thousands THE FUTURE LOOKS GOOD. The'expenditure of over a million dollars on a mammoth bridge here, is the thin edge of the as far as that big corpora- tion's intentions in regard to Letn- r bridge ana concerned. people always rlan for of fire crackers were let off according to ancient custom, not only to keep the festive season, but incidentally to scare away any evil spirits who might be loafing around. In one place of business in town a big table occupies the centre of the floor which is arranged after the form of a -foss House altar. At the back of the table, which is draped with a richly embroidered cloth, are Lethbridge HeraM........ 12 50 Leihbridge News II 00 Oliver Mfg. Co. 103 42 McKonzie and-Roy __ 2850 i McKenzie and Roy........ 16 50 Bentley and Co............ 3 50 A. R. and I. Co...........___ 4 87 A. R. and I. Co.............: 676 42 Alis-Chalraers-Bullock 6 00 A. R. and I. Co..........___ 4 00 A. R. and I. Co...... 18 16 On with They realize that tsyes wide open. Southern Alberta is to-be the most productive and thickly populated section of the j-ro- viace. It is here where the great in- centres, due to the presence of so much cheap fuel, and close prox- .imity to the markets of the rich rnin- fngrmnd iruit raising sections of Brit- iahr-Columbia will be located. Alrea- many sticks of burning incense, emit- ting a pungent perfumed odor, the table is a profusion not forgetting several pots of rice and vessels of tea for the delectation of the honored shades of departed an- cestors. On the corner is a space re- served for the card or (long red pa- 'quite a number but the dfrtant future will witness a maritwJ Increase. Realizing these con- C.P.R. Is going to spread open up new country between line and the boundary wholesalers, and indudtrios to A iew years will see any i 'and villages and thousands of Alarms between here and where- now there are only scattered through the Then the new line to Cal- 1 will give a rich section alrea- dy wall populated, transportation, wHfc the natural result that the pop- uliitton wealth of that district, witt- -wonderfully advanced. definite announcement of intention to immediately place these new lines following; closely the expressed inten- of the C.N.R. and G.T.P. to ig the biggest bit of news in the history and country. It means, that is going to fraat 'railroad centre but that going to have a vast market for its industries and whole- the number of which will M doubled and trebled -in the next or two. Lethbridgc's future is even tha most optimis- of it OUfl POINT OF VIEW. prospects of any city are better in Western if accepted by the host is returned with a similar message of good will. John is a vary superstitious person and not one bad wish must be felt or expressed today whilst every good one means success in the days to come and to judge from the methods he tfs- es to secure the good wishes of his neighbors, it must be a pretty expen- sive item to debit against his first week's takings. L. H. Fowler.............. 27 50 Canada Westinghouse Co.. 696 60 Canada Westinghouse Co. 71 40 Canada Westingbonse Co. 82790 Canada Westinghouse 18760 Canada Westinghouse Co. 85 70 Hayr Bros............ 4 04 Can. Fairbanks Co.......... 11 24 Imperial Oil Co............. 3 05 Northwest Electric Co....... 14 50 McKenzie and Roy......... 3 75 of dainties, i -.r -tr j -n, 1 and Roy...... 33 40 McKeown Hardware Co. 185 McKenzie and Roy........ 126 50 Lethbridge Iron Works 90 00 Lethbridge Iron Works 27 78 Lethbridge Iron Works 4 00 Lethbridge Iron Works 3377 Lethbridge Iron Works 1250 Lethbridge Iron Works I 20 Oliver Mfg. Go.............. 11580 Oliver Mfg. Co. 56 21 Roger-Cunningham Go. 5 45 Ivtava build wtll for tht that ptvmiMi to Years of Experience in the v A E N E T N E T A V N E business compels our de- cision in favor of Raphael Tuck Goods ExclusiTcly See our North Window tot gems of art in this line J MB TMPCHtflKH P. 8. McArthurs Wall Papers are the best TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS. The price of coal at Ottawa has been raised from to per ton. Twenty thousand tons of r.ock werlp movsd in one blast at Prince Rupert last Friday. Many tons of dyiiE.- mite were used which tore away a whole hiE. J. Stafford of Peterboro, Ont., fell from the top of the C.N.B. rail and traffic bridge at Prince Albert to the ice below. He dangerously injur ed. The treaty between the United States and Great Britain concerning tfie boundary waters that country and Canada was ordered fav- orably reported to the IT. S. Senate at a meeting of the committee on for- eign relations. The total number of men killed in the disaster on the Chicago breakwa- ter was "fifty. Miss Violet Lambert was struck by a train and thrown from a bridge and killed at Rhodes, Man. Chas. W. Mitchell, former publisher of the Ottawa Free Press, is on trial on charge of usury. It is claimed he charged over 12 per cent, interest on, a IOSB. A. F. H.- Jones, manager of the Traders Bank at Ottawa, formerly of Guelph, Ont., is dead. Earth shocks continue at Messina. Tennessee Legislabjre passed the state-wide prohibition measure over the governor's veto. Tha Carneigie hero fund committee awarded, twenty-six medals, in cash and pensions aggregating per month for deeds of valor; performed since the last meeting of the committee last October. A movement is on foot in Winnipeg to form a new Conservative" Club to be patterned after the Albany Club of Toronto. An offer of for a match be- tween Jeffries and Johnson has been made by John L.. Sullivan, accord- ing to a statement made by the for- mer heavyweight champion pugilist. In a fire in the residence over Be- land's dry goods store at Quebec Mrs. J. Fileau was asphyxiated. 1 I f Western Canada 1 Stock Co. Ltd. i! Dealers in Stocks, Bonds and Mortgages FINANCIAL AGENTS FOft Austin-Manhattan Couao- lidated Mining Co., Austin. Nov. Capital And other large corporations Lcthbrttfe Ajetq J, ACTON P.O. Box 294 Office in Chinese Store, Ford Street, beside Piilace Livery Hayr Transfer Co. 3; Leave your Orders for COAL, etc. HayrBros. Hardware Store PROMPT ATTENTION GIVEN PHONE 180 I You can al- ways count on getting a good meal at THE HUB Everything in season served tastily at The Goaldale Restaurant Coaldale Block 50 HE AD OF Heavy Mares and Geldings Ti be Seat it Gty NiHwt RODGERU YOUNG Sale Stables Wood St. PROFESSIONAL CARDS STIRLING I AND DISTRICT City Property, Business Sites, Farm Lands, and Coal Lands I! REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE 1 OK. W. I. QALBRAITH Physician, Surgten, Aecouciier ..HOUBB: Before 9 a.m.. 2-3; 7-3 p.m. Office 014 Kedpatb St. Phone M OR. 0. J. COURTICE Dentlel Giaduate of Northwestern Univer- sity. Chicago, IU. Office to 18; 1 to o. Roomi I and 2, Macdonaid Block DOCTORS MEWBURN DEANt Redpath Street HOURS: Before 9 a.m. 2-3; 7-8 p.m. OR. A. McNALLY, Office and Rooms Stafford Block Office Hours: IM2; 1-3; 7-8.30 Phone Night and Day 277 D. A. C.M., Stafford I R. A. Davis J Stirling CANADIAN PACIFIC Western Excursions Single Fare Plus 92 00 for Round Trip From all stations in Ontario. Port Arthur and west, Manitoba. Sas- katchewan and Alberta to VICTORIA and WESTMINSTER Also to OKtNAGAN VALLEY and KOOTENAY POINTS Tickets on oale December I. 2, 3, 17, IS, 19, 1908. January 4, 5, 6. 21, 22, 23 and 24, 1909, good to return within three months. ADDIS0.4 SON Directors Embalmcn 321 Crabb St. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office and Residence Phone 103 Added attraction great Mysterious Christopher, at the Ly-, ceum tonight. REWAR The Arrow Lake Orchards will pay the sum of to any person proving the fol- lowing statements untrue: Kootenay Fruit Lands have produced orer worth of Fruit to the acre. The Arrow Xake DiBrrict, within 20'miles of Bur- tun City, North or South, does not require irrigation in the driest season known. The climate of the Arrow Lake District is more favorable for Fruit any other part of The shipping-facilities are good. The market is good, and the area of Fruit Lauds in B.C. is so limited, compared with the market, that there is no danger of over production. TIM (rrmlilK Mvft, ItlMrMAllkrti M. FREEMAN, General Agent Reference........Union Bank of Canada. Lethbridge CHIN A TO RUN STEAMSHIP UNE Victoria, B. C., Jon. The Chin ese go vernnEsnt_ _hfts ._ the ministers at Washington, London, Paris and Tokio to make inquiries in- to the and management of such business and of the four conn- countries with a view to the estab- lishment of national steamship lines financed by tha government and the people of Shina and aided by subsid- ies similarly to the Japanese state aided 'Steamship lines. LETHBRIDGE SCHOOL OF SHORT- HAND Oddfellows' Building. Dny -and Evening Clagsei. Terms on application. j. E. MCGREGOR, Court Stenographer, Dec. 16-lm JOHANNES H. MACM I ULAN Kssn Vcrbz Italy; Carl Siuiins, of Berlin, Ge many. HIGJH-CLASS SCOTCH MUSIC A-SPECIALTY. Open for recitals, banquets, concert etc. For terms apply Royal lieries, Lethbridge. TAYLOR, 4.D., Specialist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Office hours 9.30-13 a.m.. 2-5 p.m.. 7-8 DR. J. E. LOVERING-Physician. Surgeon, Accoucher, Oddiellows' Block. Till 9 a.m., 11 to 1, 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day and night, 342. MADAM NORWAN (Orchestra! Piinrtr) Teacher of pianoforte, argan voice pi-oduclion. or receives pupils, or advanced. Coaching for exams. House, Crabh MR- ERNEST F. LAYTON, VJplinist, Pupil of Geo. Wilbey, London, Eng.. and of Frank E. Blachford, Toronto! open for a limited number oi Pupils. Also for Concerts, At Banquets, etc. Terms on application Phone 212. Song MR. ALBERT ELY Pupil of Dr. Brlgga. Jj. A. Singing and Voice Culture. PupiJ of Chaa. Hancock, Esq., C.O.. L.R.A.M., Organ and Theory. Voice Culture, Pipe Org.n, Piano, Harmony and Theory, Song Singing Open for Concerts, Banqueta, Be- citala. Etc. Terms on Application- W Lethbridge, HAMILTON YOUNG ENGINEEKS AND SURVEYORS Room Block. C.F.P.Conybeare, 8. Morton K.C., D.C.L. B.C.L. CONYBEARE JONES BARRISTERS, 80LITITOB8. ETC Offices: Conybcare Block, Lethbridge, W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Office: Suiuhard F- B. ROLF80N ARCHITECT 8 Whitney Block. BEFORE RETIRING a of Alberta's Pride is a guarantee of a good higKt's It is soothing, and is both meat and driiik, and to the lastidious palate is a tlelight. We bottle the best Lager beer and send it to your order by the case, as well as all kinds of carbon- ated waters, ginger ale, beer, and lemon 'and cream sodas, Ironbrew, etc. LETHBRIDGE BREWINGS MALTING COMPANY. Ltd General Teaming If yon have any teaming of any kind to ring me UP, PHONE tOi Your will be tatirfftctcrily attended to. Coal must be paid for on delivery. WM. TAYLOR W. M. DODD, ARCHITECT Calgary, Uthbridf. Specialist in Fireproof ing.'- Santo tion Heating Ernest E. Carver M.R.AJ; AJU.C... Etc Manager Office Bryan Block BROAD AND WATTS, Builders and Estimates free. Repairs and altera tions at the shortest notice. S'i work a specialty! 19-26 Lethbridge, Alta! W. R. BROWN Varnhhing Houkehold Furniture. All claMM of Carriage Painter House Painter Paper Hanger Wood Finisher, etc. Phone Argyle Ave. L. M. JOHNSrONl Barritter and Office adiotulnf Cnion CKftHered Corporation Ltd. Capital financial Fiscal Broken. for Rtyal CftJHtriis Ltt All Stocks HaaJUel HIAO OrFICf-VIOTOftlA. i. 0. JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Macdonald Block, Ridptth Street Lethbridge, Alta. v Lethbridge Lodge -tfl) A. F. A: M.; A, Kegular meeting the thirrt Thursday of each "month in the Mawmic HaU, P. 0. Block, at 8 p m Viriting brelhrtn will receive a hearty welcome. A.C.ME88ER. W- M G.V.8TOBEEY, Secretary 0. 1st and 3rd Mondays in K. of P Hall at 6 o'clock. Visiting brethren-are cordially invited. j. ASH CROFT, W.P. 24-ly QUS NEIDIQ, UCTHBRIOQt lOUet MO. W C. B. P. 0. E. lleets.on the second and fourth day of each month at 8.J6 p m E. A. M rk 4.000E Iw if Meet in the Knigbta of every first and third Wednesday in month at 8 p.m. For full apply Fiid'T. Kobiu, W. ;