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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 23, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LCTHSHIDGt, ALilPTA, 9ATUHOAY, JANUARY 2t, ittt. r MOVING IPlCTURES.1 ADVANCED VAUDEVILLE., UNION MEN AND A UNION HOUSE VAUDEVILLE The Wirld's Mystery Wtiderfil Dectaas Sensatioial European Acrobats 1. New Military Airships '2. Electrocuted 8. On the Grass 4. Amateur Sportsman 5. Inquest Of Health Little Red School-House" Prices I5c and 25c Contiuuus Ferfornnace From 7.30 to 10.45 WHAT A GOOD START HAS MEANT TO ALBERTA (Calgary Albertnn.) in the development of a nation, of an individual, we must all recog- nize the tremendous advantage of se- curing a good.start. As we read the history of. any country, we are im- pressed by the responsibility to future generation's that those who had the direction of ils policy in its j stages had to bear. When they haw acted wisely, we their wis- dom bearing fruit long years after- wards. On the other hand, when they have made serious mistakes, pos- terity seldom ceases to feel the ef- fect. When Alberta was sot aside as a province in 1905, it started with practically, a clean sheet. Here was a. territory larger than that of Ger- many and with possibilities which at least are quite equal to those of that old-world empire. On those who were called to preside over the beginnings of its government much depended. Germany has today u population of about sixty million. That of Alberta when it set out on its career as a province was under Was there ever a situation which more strongly called for men of intelligent grasp of the peculiar needs of those whom they were selected to serve, and of the grea.t pi'oblems of nation- building? They have been carrying on their work for between three and 'four years now in course of which time they-have placed on the statute books of .the province an immense amount of constructive legislation, as well as having followed out a general dav conditions came from those who were able to carry on the work of administrative policy which is bound government without being bothered Lethbridge Poultry Show: i Feb. 1009 Prize Schedules FROM F. J. HARBINSON P. 0. BOX 531 LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA to have a far reaching influence, in i by ordinary party struggles. Ere- ji short while they will once more ap- j Rutherford' and his colleagues peal to the electors, and it is of the j have beea overwhelmingly, strong in utmost importance that their record I the the opposition having .should be examined closely in order that it may be determined whether been reduced to a practically negli- gible quantity, yet their term of office has- been of rare activity in all de- partments; of careful management of ihe public resources, and from first they have been faithful to the trust that has been reposed in them or not. It is .the-duty of every citizen -who has the future welfare of Alberta at j to last has not been suiiied by even heart to examine this record without j the suspicion of a scandal. We have prejudice and ask himself, as .one J had plenty of instances in Canada whose interests are bound up with u-here Ul1 opposition has been so the development of the province' strong that for the government to whether or not such lines of policy have been adopted as are likely to lead to a realization. of the dreams which he. in common with his fel- remain in office meant constant fight- ing for its life. No example has been afforded in Canadian history of an administration which had things so low-Aibertans, have been cherishing, completely its own way, as has been Jimi whether in case the answer is in the 'affirmative, it is safe in the present- juncture in our affairs to have any change made. the case with that at present in office in Alberta. But where can one be found which can point with moie pri'.te to its record Look at it from A distinguished journalist, who re- whatever side you will and it will be cently visited Alberta, and looked in- found equally satisfactory. It must be .remembered that when the govern- to the record of the provincial gov- ermnent made the remark that it seemed to justify the contention of Professor Goldwin Smith that the hest administration under present- ment took office, a complete organ- ization had to be effected.. Where prior to September 1st, 1905, there was nothing in the way of adminis- ii GREAT BANKRUPT SALE i Of Dry Goods for Ten Days Only Everything to be sold regardless of cost, -consisting of Ladies' Skirts, Coats, Shirt Waists. Gloves, Corsets, Em- broidery, Lace, Ribbons. Veilings, Chiffon. Dress Goods, Children's Dresses. Hose, etc. For the Hats .at-half price. PLACE OF SALE- i 1 NewBloch Opposite Lyceum Round Street cor. Dufferin The Pioneer Lumber Co. Ltd. Has taken ovet the business of the Enterprise Lumber Co., and solicits the patronage of all customers of the old Company, as well as the public generally. We -will deal only in the highest grades of Lumber and Build- ing Material. Prompt attention to Large and Small Orders. Estimates gladly furnished. The Pioneer Lumber Co. Ltd. R. RANEY, Local Manager trutiyc' imichiiK'ry. de- partments art.' now carrying on uflicK-nt work in the public imprests. From a tliousuiirl directions came culls for expenditure of provincial furulw on projects that vwe calculat- nd to render genuine aervuic. To such appeals the Government has always given u ready car, and much of the remarkable, development that has Korie on in Alberta since it assumed office has been duo to the liberal though discriminating aid that it has thus given, but so well, has it han- dled the funds at its disposal that the province today is not a cent in debt. Other Governments have worked up surpluses by'charging large expendi- tures to "capital account." But all the outlay that has been made in Alberta, excepting that for the'pur- ckase of the Bell telephone system, and the construction of hundreds of miles of Government lines., has been met out of current revenue. To merely mention all the phases of the Government's' administration would take more space than a single article allows. They should all be examined in detail by the person j who wishes to satisfy himself as to the efficiency of those to whom he has intrusted his interests. He should take careful note, for instance, of the liberal provision been made for education, always a pressing need in a. new country. The number, cf school districts lias been doubled, and everything possible has been to give young Alberta a chance to take his place in the ranks of the world's intelligent manhood. On j public works, such as roads, bridges, etc., the amount in. 1907 was almost four times that spent in the last year of territorial administration. That this vast expenditure has been dis- tributed justly all through the pro- vince has been freely admitted by those who have sat to the left of Speaker of the Legislature. In the work of providing inexpen sive and speedy methods of obtaining and in enforcing the law, th< Attorney-General's department has at tracted to itself notice from all over the continent. With so many new citizens entering our borders each year, the effect of all this has been excellent. There is nothing- which does more to make them well satis- fied and even enthusiastic Canadians The prosecution of the lumber com- bine; the taxing of the C.P.R. branch lines, and other features of this de- partment's activity has. helped along this good work in removing .burdens from the backs of those who are en- gaged iu the work of building up our splendid heritage. Agriculture, on which the prosperi- ty of the province rests, has been aided in every possible way. Ex- perts have studied the needs of the farmer, and have shown him the means by he is able to im- prove both the quality and the quan- tity of his output. The most pra'c. tical of help has been given him in. securing better markets for what he has tn sell. All this is merely to indicate a few of the directions in which the Gov- ernment has been active. Its "record is one that will bear the very closest inspection. It has not been spectacu- lar in any respect. Its members hnve been from the .first imbued with the spirit of the people they repre- sent. Life is a serious business in a. new country like this. It is "practi- cal measures that -Albertans want. They do not apply the same tests to. their public men as the people -of some other countries Oratorical fireworks at election time will not satisfy them. What they want to know is whether those who have been looking after the affairs of the province have done anything to make Alberta a better place to live in; have eased any of the burdens which are always incidental to the life of the pioneer, and have -helped them to realize the objects which brought them to this part of the continent to make a home. It is according as these men are made contented and prosperous citizens that the founda-! tion of the province's future great- j ness is laid, and judging it by these standards the Government must sure- ly appeal to any man who studies what it has done as having achieved one of the most striking successes in the political history of this or any other countrv. Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong of As MANUFACTURED ON THE GARDENS M INDIA. RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's RICH, CLEAR COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE and DELICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yet IT IS PURE! Dally Market ktvt to'atil mM ptect h it (bis celMu. If yw wait aiytktaf HC this 25e M for SI SITUATIONS VACANT waitrew at the dale Restaurant, Coaldale Block. 30-6 general servant wanted. Apply Mrs. D. May, 422 Bartlett St. 34.0 general ier- vant. Apply to Mrs. W. C. Simmons, 322 Ashmead St. SVMOPSIS OF GOAL MIHIMt Ram Lai's Tea is Sold onJy in Lethbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD. WORK WANTED. work, by respectable woman; washing or cleaning. Apply Box L, Herald Office. 33-6 LAND FOR SALE THEATRE Strictly Union Theatre THE GREAT MYSTERIOUS CHRISTOPHER Public Notice Public notice is hereby given that the Lethbridge Electric Company, Limited, have sold their business, and are about to close up their af- fairs- Any person having accounts or other claims against the Company are requested to forward the same to the Company's office, in the Higin- botham Block, without delay. H. MACBETH, 36-7 Secretary-Treasurer. ARTICLES WANTED. kinds of second-hand clothing, shoes, hats, guns, pistols, all kinds of musical, instruments, trunks and satchels. Call at the Al- bertaii Second-Hand Store, Redpath Street, next to McKenzie and Boy. Write P.O. Box 630, Lethbridge. 35-6 FOB on Coutts, St., close to at 1-3.cash, bal- ance easy. H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. Block. s-0 FOR African veteran scrip, cheap. B. V. Gibbous, Ott Block. 21-O 5 LOTS in Block A, Wallwork Ad.; on -water main; only very easy terms given, W. K. Dobbin. 30-0 2 LOTS, with new shacks, in Block A, Wallwork Ad.; on water main; each; easy terms. W. R. Dobbin. 30-0 1 CORNER LOT, with good shack or store building, in Block A, Wall- work Ad.; on water main; easy terms. W. R. Dobbin. 3G-O DUNSWORTH and VALDER Refined Irish Sketch Artists The Lady with the Voice CHIGO KASUGO The Japanese Wonder PLANS WANTED. Plans for 4-roomed- Public School, with basement suitable for the addi- tion of 4 more rooms. State ap- proximate cost. To be received not later than Feb- ruary 2nd, 1909. R. HUGH WILSON, Sec.-Treas. School Board, 34-6 Box 24, Maple Creek. Notice NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the ROYAL COLLIERIES, LIMITED will make application to the Legis- lative Assembly of the Province of Alberta at the next regular session thereof for an act authorizing them to construct and operate a railway of standard guage from a point on the Crow's Nest Branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway 2123 feet West of Lethbridge Junction to a point on the South West Quarter of Section 32 in Township 9, Range 21, W. 4th M. and to acquire by purchase, lease "or otherwise the spur line now under construction between the said points together with all powers incidental to the construction, operation and ac- quisition of the said line of Railway as necessary. DATED at Lethbridge this 30th day of November, A. D., 1908. ROYAL COLLIERIES, LIMITED. J. B. WILKIE, Secretary. FOE section of good of Burdett; H. Macbeth 32-0 land, Z% miles south an acre. The Agency, P.O. Block. .FOR African veterans' scrip; cheap: Alberta Realty Co. TO RENT. TO unfurnished rooms, suitable, for light .housekeeping. -Ap- ply 630 Coutts St. 36-6 TO small stable, close, in, a month. Apply Box C, Herald Office. 23-O TO on Ford St., west of Round; suitable for store or dwelling. Apply The H. Macbeth Agency. 20-0 HOUSE TO rooms... Ap- ply to Ed. Kennedy, Lethbridge Hotel Barber Shop. 28-0 Ooftl nlaicP ft in MwiitoK tkafctevM. Yukon Itrrttafy, Territories and Irtttoli Ootasia, MI loc 1m. of' twiafr MUM! natal 91 ta acre. noni thu will be lewd to oot appJtoaai Application lor A IMM BOM bt made to the Aftiit or ol tho district io: vhkfa xifhta .ap- plied lor titaitod. aurvejed tar' must be deMribeid by o? gal of MOttom, iisd uoflurvejed territory the trtot ed for Bhtll be lUked vot. application in wit be pamcd by a fee of 96, which will be refunded if the applied tor aw not available but not otherwise. 4 royalty be paid