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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta lETflBRIDGE HERALD PINNTING CO.. LTD. W. A. BUCHANAN, Manfiaf Director. W. JORDAN, Snpt. tf Jok Dcpartaeot. worthless if the C.P.R. and other it is moved ilonn to shelter anan tells iiw that ft'o- To Settle with Mormons. market. i M SUBSCRIPTION: In A.dvance standard should lie kept high. Nothing is more frwiuently sjjoken of by travellers and tourists than the character of the hotels in ilio tUITereat towns and cities. A city wiih fn�t-class hotels,' *veU conductod, where tho license law.ift observed, a good ser- ness maintained, will become a fav- Th3 Calgury Allx>rtan �iuote8 Ouelph ns a place whore a iiiiMiicipal-ly owned strfol railway pays. If it wants to know of a plnco, whore a municiiwl road doesn't pay, it can look to St. Thomas, Ont. A strwl roilway whether oporntod by a pri -vjito cofloern or a municipality very rarely jwiys in a city of less thnn 20,000 population. Guelph is a sjwcial case. The thousands of ex-cursicnists who go tlicre to visit tho Experimt�tal Farm do a lot tosweU the reewipts of tho railway. The Thav. trial began In New^ York on I'ucsday. Woiider if it had any -thing to do tvith the thaw that has Lon operating here this week. 'Vou can always count on a Chin -ook at the time of tho Calgary bo�s-picl Lietfabridgic dossn't need a satcnth hotel license and the commiis�ioiK>i-s should be made aware of that fact. out nine miles back fvoTn the rivcr. the snow in many ciiscs is not inoiv than throe inches . tin thi.s ranch the snov plow i.s l^'iiig u.'\'t Coinplon: lOain.'.st ('otli'tino, of Uc*-toii. fitut C'huri.'s M. Hunl of 5U>n-tival. 'i'he ohjicL of the iippUcation is to allow 'tlij liiuil lianJing ovor of the iiusinoss to Uru. Joseph .V.Siivitli chi.f npo.vtle of llu' Alornions. The rani-h corprs 70.00U ncn-s in Albcrtd and the purchase price is said to bo ovor half a mil lion. Tho Mornion.s will form a si-llleiiunt there an'.l cul-tivnU' tho land. The Man Who Looks Ahead f Is the Man Who Gets Ahead Redistribution of Seats. The press liar who circulated that story about the cattle stam|)ode should bo sent up to the Crossley Jti Hunter meetings at Calgary. The daspatth telling about the rush oi the cattle into Lcthbridge nnd �the great damage done, was wort,hy of .Uarott Munchausen. The Herald was postered with telegrams asking for photographs of the sccn3s on the streets, as the cattle held sway. Slany young men when thoy start out in life wi.sh ihcy could l.o a banker. They anUing was insinrecl by ! Ill ili.^cus.singf tlie coming rocli.stri-Imlion in .\l!:jrla, the Calgary Al-l.'crta snvs: The ducsiion of dividing ih; western provinivs has been left to a coui-nilltio of ih;' hou.se. The -Vlbertan h;is no informal ion aliout cither the ref-ull that thi.s ciininrittee will reach iiv the division iir ih � uiethot! which Ihe.v will adopt to reach th.i conclusion. Jfowev.'r, it may be as,=;uni-an- eil in the Loginninj that -Vli.ei-ta will If you want to find a sto\y of prosperity, read tha annual repoi't of the Dank oihous that this prominent in.fitituLion s enjoying more thun ever, of the people and is growing \n strcnSth and influence every year. Important changes in the inanagt: -mcnt of the bank have bcoii made. Senator Co.x, who has been closely associated with tha Iwiivk (or >-ears as president, is succeeded by that ftsiute and able banker, Myrcn K. Walker, whose place as general man-lager i.s filled by A. Laird ona of Ui! brightest and soundest bankers inthc Dominion. The local branch of the bank Is flourl shing under tho ag -gressive monagcnvnt of C. O. K. Nour.^. It is' not unlikely that the j Ijonk will erect a fine building this year. other view. As everybody know.s tho Ka.stern Tounships iiank ha.s a branch at Taber with a very superior end amiable young man, Mr, ^ Brine in charge. Now banking in I Taber or any new western town is not any more pleas-jant than other vocations. Thj lii.?it-lern Townships branch is loca'tt?;! in a j little frame structure, that hn-s plen-for wind and .'^now, though new to pioneering smiles at it all. He knows !that he will ,soon Ix; in a belter �building and all thjse little drawbacks of tho piX'Si'nt, will be m'-'rely recollections of early days of Taber, iaround the fireside of tho future. the confidence ifi" �' but .Mr, linne, hi.!re D. J. Whitney lives on tho farm hut he has faith In tha city and so he proceeds to build a business block That's the kind of farmers wo want in this country. Good! That throe day show s lUFt the thing. Nothing like having an e.xt,ra day's fun. And So it is with all who come out. to the West to tuko up a c�iN?er. They must prepare to forego the plea.s.int surroundings of the Icng s;:>tllearl,v a,s possilile of a population of SO.oiKl. I ]t is aliiio!-! cvrtain that tho divi-s ons of tho pro.v.:'nt local rid n^swiU not be observe;!. They should not be o! servvd, for th> reason that very .soon the.se ridings will cea.w to exist ns they e.xist now. Mora than likely thj township divisicn^ will bo observed. Having leyard to th > popuUvlio" of the dil'fer nt tonnliips. and bfgin-n,lhg at th.' south, it will bo found lh.it th; total population of thj first II lowiuh ps is sliLhtl^- less than the unit of reprosootalion, bui not m) ver.v fur removed to make such o| division unfair. 'I'h.^se townships take in all the ^lormcn country, the I'ass country, lA'thbridgo and Mac-leod. I Stariinvj from township 11 and coiilinuing to township 23, which wou.'d le included, ve g.'t a second r.d n..;' with aliout the required num-l.er. This district would take in Clar.sholm, N'anlen, Stuvcly, High Uivor, OVotoVs, l,ut it would also take ill Medicine Hat city and the village of Gl''''chrn, It is jt:st possiido thmt a ti^etler division of the townships befow '.'f i^m.ld le n-,ade ' .x nortrh'and .south Tii'.i.sion, platinj Medicine Hut. with LcthhridSe and Cardston and the A few hundred dollars judiciously invested now will bring in thousands in a few short months. 3 corner lots on Dufferin and Ernst streets are open for sale at $200 each for one week only. This is a genuine bargain, as adjoining lots are being held and sold at from $250 to $350 each. The CB.Bowmon Agency Lethbridge, Alberta. � t ts)rax mmm iron morK$ eo.> ui Iron Castings and Machine Work Structural Steel Columns, Sashweights MILL AND MINE SUPPLIES - TRACTION ENGINE REPAIRS Pipe Valves SUPPLIES TRACTION Bar Iron Babbit Metal orite stopping place for tho very best class of people. Therefore we 'say let us have first the hotel iHtcd up, so that its actual character and accommodation can be judged before a license ia-'granted. A HEW STANDPIPL mm I T Mr, Kiectwood did right to draw the Ciiy Council's attention to the need for another stand pipe. He nMikcs it clear that the present pipe ih overtaxed anfi when the woollen mills, flour mill, and C.P.R. shops commence- ueing water, along with n increased numljcr of domestic ser-vlctti, it' will soon be emptied. What ihen in'case of fire? Itis-'jp.j the Council to ...^jTouj'hly investigate the- matt'sf and U Mr. Fleetwood's ui^^'is correct, there should be j^'huiiancy in deciding upon 'rteiJoiVot a new pipe. the EINTORIAL NOTES. ReepKinitting in a Xethbridge. good word (or The .pawing of the bylaw taxing :real estate and Insurance agents is all'Veiy well, but tha Council wants to � that it is properly enforced. Ctvo, Uutcn missed his calljng. He should have iJoen a lawyer and he would have been a judge of tha Supreme Court of tho United States long ago. Ii^rih:|uakes and railroad accidents hove viiKd a lot of people oH the face of the earth the past twelve mcnth.s. Surely we cannot tell '"what a day m�y bring forth." �'Skidoo to the coyote" would be the cry of the fanner if tha gowm-mont would only put a bounty on the animals. .. ~ towns ulops the C. & K. lino wi'lh For. Ely part, 1 wouldn't exchange :\rncleod and the Pass country. Of file wesit and its prospects for any- course, -.hj village of Cllciehen .should thiig that the Kast might cITer me. 'ijo in tha Calvary division.  � �- j Oalfiary i.s in town.ship 21. To 1*|||>f^ Days* Fair. iform anollv-r divi.sion of approxi - _ m.Dut'jl.v 2,>,ijOt.i, C'alaary ciiy would directors '-'^ included and town-^hips 24. 23, BOIL-ER RBPAIRS OF COMPETENT BOILERMAKER SENT OUT OIOTOTOTOroTO Miners' Tools ALL. KINDS WHJiN REgriRED The Agricultural Society held a meeting last Thursda.v night. It was decid.'d to l;d,sbury, ami of cour.sc the di,s- 'trict to ca.K without a, tag to be killed. �'ttKWt Will soon bo more dogs than people in this city. Mrs. CMhook (nee Janitary Thaw.) ,WM. warmly welcouiod by a hoat of . irteada on Tuostlay. It is hoped she 'ifiemU oa Tuesday. It was hoped �he woukl (mke a prolonged aitay, but she departed early yesterday. The' Alberta government ought to build a telephone line to Taber. That �thrivloK town wants ''hello" con-fncct!oa with tha outside vorld. ,^ 'A bridge across the Belly River at Iteber is a necessity. Tho provincial government would be warranted in giving the project a lift. The bridge would ai.d greatly in the settlement of tha country to the north of tho town. K;;"Might we,bo allowed -qucnt conrt-ributor to mining journals Us talks 8C\N!n different languages, so I am told, and is able to give orders to men of all nationalities. I was toW of ah instance whore ha carried on R conversation with men of f^ ur different nationalities at tho vnK* time. I>ixoa Is not a vcrj* talkative ftd  low-usually men of his sort arc reticent, but it is easy to gatJiar, after spending a few nvinutes with hlin. that tots is confident that lbs Taher property will �� one of tho most productive in Western Canadi. Tho fact that fully a quarter a milHon of money is l�olng spent on mnchlnerj' for this mine, eetablislioH that fact. program will l>o put on. President Whitney ofTc-rad a prize of SIO for a directors race on the j first day. I The secretary, A. E. Humphries, was instructed to write the Irrign-tion company regarding tha nvat'ter of a water-right for the society's grounds. The grounds coimnitteo was ; instructed to prepare a plan to be followed in making improvements to groimdsr. , Th3 ways end means committoq reported that it had made enquiries as to a loan of 86,000 on the associa - j keeps on increasing and tion's property, ond expected to re- 1 ha ne.vt divisicn would take in jOkls, inn'sfail, lUd Deer, Lacomho ;and I'onoUa, with the other villages alons tho I'ne and the townshipsf^ast and we.s-t. -.. This would leave three ridn^s in the further north, where it might be wise to wake.,divi.sions north and south, instead of east and west. I TiraiU AIMS AM) OB.JECTS. .\-correspondent -speaking of tho Farmer's Association ,says: The nieniber.ship of tho a.ssoeiation uvir.i ,1 i:in- che,s have bo,n created recently .and ceivo satisfactory assurances in a 't is expected that tho coming year short tinw, U was suggtetcd that a i^^''^ '^^ a most important one in the straight loan of six year's be seciu-cd history of' the a-ssociation, Tho ob -the interest on which woultl not e.x- Jeot, of the association is to 1 otic-cccd 7 j)or cent. ' ' j the condition of the farmer and to _ ^ jtry and lead him to take a gi-cater i and mora public iritcresl in his own I welfare. The o bjcct is not to create a band of mcJcentpnts, that ,will- on-l.y .stand around and become discontinued .with cveryih ng and treed anarchy, but r^^thqr m nsk 1h.:� far - ^^^^ CHOICE SELECTED LANDS DISTRICT BUlLDlNa nUUNED. Fire early on Saturday morning dostroy�l tha largo frame double bouse next the Iron Works. The building was owned by the A,It. & I. Co. and only ona half of it was occ\i|)iod and that by two emplo.Mees of tha Iron Works, .1, Ion and E. Uait>e�i. llley lost everything except the clcthes thay were in ati tho time thoy escaped. The fire brigairlo arrived on tha Hceiis promptly jbut os a strong wind was blowing the Are gained headway rai�idly ami It was impossible to aavQ tho building. All mer to take aii iniallfg'ant Jntei^est in. his owir wolfare' and at -tlve. samotinio help 111 a judieiou.4- way in tho bettering of tho . wlrolo countrji; for tha .'Vlberta Farniers .-Vijs.dpiation consid -er that if all thv' rpgislation.ls for the lown.s and-�il-ihc cake goes to th'j cities, so'thatTaeoS-;of multi-millionaiies'nre raised-op at tha expense of aii UniioVorlS'hod and un- ^ turn out all thecoal M petit, hut their efTorts are Tabor is going ahead, despite' tha snow and ccld. New houses and Atores are springing up, wherever your eyo turns. Several big real estate and farm lands concerns are loeatioi; here and will bring \n a host of land seekers in tha spring. It is oatintatcd that at least 200 famJiies will locate in the vicinity of the town within thn ne.xt six months. There are at least 7000 cattle �t the .C. Y ranch and up to Saturday not oBo had been lost. Aa soon a� an aniuuit shows s!gn!i of wcakaess, tho lire fighters could do was to get jh.yiltliy.. rurlil ^cwnrtnunii.v. Alberta wiir-.hdtl bo .the piiiusiful ami solid �ouhtryof haiiiiy hdinest'that it pugSt the flanhe-M quenclted as soon as . pos-sibla and protect near by buil^jlnsis front danger. Tho woathar condit -ions made the battle a hard one. Tha loss on the building is in the neighborhood of �a,000. STOCK JUnOINO H1'0',V Th3 wttendnnco at tha Stock Judging Show at Magraith last week was exceedingly large and great onthus-iaam prevailed. The farmers era delighted with the scheme of prca-m.-bulating stock jwlging schools. Prior to leaving Mograth, the lecturers wore banquet ted, and as they were leaving they were cheered. MINARIi'S UNIMEVT OARaET IK COWS. CURES to be. � The poilicy qf the .\lborto Fa.riners Association is not to drive ra!>ital put-of Alberta, or nmlha'ro of the prosparlty that is lying aixjut with n his reach. WANT A POST OFPICE. We Have Exclusive Sale of the Choicest Lands In Township 9, Range 18 ; Township 8, Range 17, and a large selection of tlie best lands in adjacent districts. We contemplate opening several local branch offices in Southern Albeifn early the coining season, but at present all onr btisiness will bo conducted from our General Offices at Dulnth, Minn, The RUSH THIS SPRING will be the greatest known in the history of Canada West, and we advise intending purchasers to COIKIE NOW and make your selections BEFORE SOMEONE ELSE GETS YOUR OPPORTUNITY \ M. C. KNOWLES, General Agent Duluth, Minnesota. 4 tNew Effects in (Modicina Mat News.) The s.->lt!i!rs in the farming settlement at Seven Persons, to the. number of twenty-eight, arc petitioning for a post dfldbo'Scnfiral on tho sottle-mcut. It would be a greet convoni-'cjnca, for them. Cut Glass Our ireceut importations in- ^ ^ cluile an aasortnient of Eiig-lish Rock Crystal, quite ^ ditferent from that here-to. J fore bIu>wii. .; The nrjraul llsdf In boavirr tnl Ibe ciiU'ii,'* dn per than iba'of ther year*-loii efft ct In even m"re p ea�ln|[ II differ* from "BIrli*' Cut aiax*" in tbat I depcnda muie upon Un ar)t*ttc tra ecy of de-alyn, rorlta be.iuiy ratbcr tbdu bimUiie.f. Rose Bowls, flower Centres. Decani era ami Jngsnre most prominent in tho assortment, Boine of which come mounted in sterling silver, others plain. ;W J. Armstrong i  JEWELER ENOBAVJ^JB .1 OPTICZAN. Agent (or BELL PIANOS O/W. KEIRR CO. Lethbridge, Alta. (Miuueapolis, Minn,, Head.pffice) LANDS IN BLOCK Retail or Warner Town Property atchTcoons, AGENTS --And also General Real Esfate Dealers------ LIST YOUR PROPERTIES With us. With our Statfs connectionn we can probably reach more buyers than any other dealers. COME TO US TO BUY. ;