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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE HERALD PRINTING CO., LTD. W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Director. W. JORDAN, Sopt. of Job Department. SUBSCRIPTION: In Advance  91.50 a year Otu wuo . 92.00 a year ADVERTISING. M�i Month - �1.00 Per Inch worthless if the C.P.R. and other roads, cannot got the produce to tho market. Th? Calgary Allvrtnn quotes j Guclph ns a place whore � municipally owned stivol railway pays. If it Wants to know of a place, wherv u intmici|xil road doesn't pay, It can look to St. Thomas, OM. A streot railway whether operated by a private co-noein or a municipality wry rarely iwys in a city of less than THAT HOTEL QUESTION. You can always count on a Chin -ook at tho time, of the Calgary bon�~ plol It is some satisfaction to find that our editorial of lost weak, In relation to the application for a license to sell liquor in the building now known as the Cosmopolitan hotel, has mot with the hearty approval of the best B.tiUtuont of the city. Opinions are frooly expressed upon ihc subject. Some take the Mow that already sufficient licenses havo been granted for tho sizo or our population, c.tiers object thmt we havo no guarantee that tho building will be . ftUed up and made anything botter than a third-rate or flah-rate hotel. If tho promoters of this scheme, desire, as has teen urged, to secure for tho present owner a sale of her prop- orty, let them buy it as it is, and _ . , . * , . pestered with telegrams asking rettiodtl it, so that wo can sec Just i. , * * it is moved down to shelter mivl fid. A. .1. McLean lolls me that n''-out nine miles buck from the riwr. the snow in many eases is m>t inoiv than thive Inches deep. tin this ranch the mu>v plow is N'ing mvd to eimble 'the cnttli other iiiy-hi while at Tuber, the train was iv - To Settle with Mormons. 20,000 population. (Suelph is a'pcrtul an hour and a half late and special case. The thousands of excursionists who go tlietv to visit tho Experimental Farm do a lot toswcll the receipts of the railway. The Thav trial began in New York on Tuesday. Wonder If it had any -thing to do with tho thaw that has lo n operating here this week, it did not get in till 5.110 o'clock. Tho report never changed, however. Taber people would like to haw the Mncleod local start from thc-ro instead of Lulhbritlge every morning as it would enable them to go to and from l-olhtiridtfu for business in tho daytiiuv?. That is a maWer the Ikmixl of Trade ought to get after. M. nli'tal. .Ian. ID-An application M'nnt d 'y Ju'diiv Pavidscii in the nipcr.ni- roin t m.,r! s the furth ! in-vnsiii if Miti'iiion t in the t'an.wlinn Ui-sl. 'I ho appbiatioil was for the \olnn!(try 1 i ;ul In I '. 'it of th Iv'utu h n,-('oHii>nny Limited, of AI' business to Itru. dosopll A.Smith chi f npoKtle of ih- Mormons. The ranch eov.-rs Ti\t>t.�> octvs in Alberta and the purchase price is said to be over half a million The Mormons will form a s.-tll-m nt there mi I cultivate the land I t I The Man Who Looks Ahead Is the Man Who Gets Ahead Redistribution of Seats. Many young men when they start out in life wish they could I.o a banker. They imagine the life is oasy, and that labor censes at two v.~i.,.i i .. - . � , or three every afternoon. Hut r-otel license and tho commiiss oners i. ,.., . .. , , , ... , , ____,., ......, , . .Winking life is not ulwnys a delightful as it appears, The doors of a J (tank may close at U o'clock. but there is many a day the banker un.l his staff havo to work well on into (he night pur.Miing lost balances and muk.'.ng out r.'Ports. Hut my alius - coming redistrl- i the Cu'gary A I- j Leih'jridge doesn't need a seventh >tel license and the conmvissionen should bo inado aware of that fact. press liar who circulated that what they propose to make it and what actual accommodations it will i afford, and ih.n lot them apply for I the license. Hut no licenses should ' Lo granUd in tho dark, or upoiunere aMuniptions or promises. We want to make sui-e thnt such hotels as we , have arc of a superior'class, and , that the standard is raised and not , lowered. I This is not a temperance question. : We see it from a broader standpoint. , Wo are not the mouthpiece of any point but with the best Interests of tho community in view. The hotel , question is a vital question in every' j city. .The grunting of licenses should ! fco carefully safeguarded. The stand- i ard should he kept h gh Nothing is more frequently spoken of '\v travel- , lers anil tourists ih.in the character of tho hotels in the different towns and cities. A city with first-class hotels, well comlucKtl, where license law is observed, a good ser-^ vU^B_ojovJ^W->'�j. rii.lefTiti,^ 'jrrfeTit ness maint�ined. will liecoine a favorite stopping pluc for th-� very best class of i*fople. Thert-fore wc say let us have first the hotel iltted up, so that its actual ehuracter and accommodation can bo judgt-d before a license Is granted. Th story about tho cattle stamixvie I should be sent up to the Crowley in Hunter imu'Lngs at Calgary. The d.-spaUh telling about the rush o>f ' the cattle into I^thbridge and tin I great damage done, was worthy of Huron Munchausen. The llerivkl wus f"r I photographs of the sey that astute and able banker, llyrcn K Walker, whose place as general manager Is filled by A. Laird one -it ill-brightest and soundest bankers inthe Dominion. The local branch of the bank Is flourl shing under tho ng -grvssivc management of C. O. K. Noui>c. It is not unlikely that the l>ank will ervct a fine building here this year. I). .1. Whitney lives on the farm but he has faith In the city and so he proceeds to build a business block That's the kind of farmers wo want in this country. CL od' That three day .how s nirt the thin,;. Nothing like having an extra day's iun. ^ ^^^^^ r (So. Mulch'missed his railing. He should have boon a lawyer ami he woulJ have been a Judge of the Supreme Court of tho I'nitwl State* long ago. lvarih juukes and railroad accidents havo vi|)cd a lot of people off the face of the eurlh tho past twelve nit n hs. Surely we cannot tell "what a day may bring forth." iotl to Winking wus ins|iir,il by another view. As i'vei-,\bod\ Knows the ICustern Townships Hunk has a brnnih at Tat.vr with a very superior and amialle young man. Mr Hrine In charge. Now banking in Taber or any new western town Is not any more plitis-unt thin oih r vocations Th.> lu\.�t-ern Tow nslnps brunch i� locnto.1 in a l.ttie frame siructuiv. that has plenty of o|>cnijigs for wind and mi >w. but Mr. Hrine, though new to pioneering smiles ul it ell II-' knows that he will simn lv in a better building and all th �' little drawbacks of the prest-nt, will I-e in 'rely recollections of early da>* of Tulwr. around the fireside of the future. And so it Is with nil who come out to th'.- West l shvpy i\n,UMw sctiUd c.numinK c� 4)1 Tiie'e.vs: Tor rr.y part. I wouldn't exchange 'the west und its prospects for uiiy-th UX that the liist mi"hi i Her in �. Three Days' Fair. Mr. Fleetwood did right to draw Um City Council's attention to the need for another stand pipe. He makes it cloar that tho present pipe is overtaxed and when tho woollen mills, flour mill, and C.P.R. shops commence using water, along with an increused numl>er of domestic serviced, it will soon be emptied. What then in case of flre? It i� .j tho Council to ��w j\ ou�,hly Investigate the matter and If Mr. Fleetwood's aurmi->e is correct, there should be no hesitancy in deciding upon erection of a nuw pipe. tho EDITORIAL NOTES. Koep putting in a good word Ufthbrldge. for "Skidoo to the coyote" would bu tho cry of the farmer if the government would ouly put a bounty on the animals. GOSS]P,BM.e ON THE SIDE iT',,,er The Agricultural Society directors h-ld a meeting last Thursday night. It was decid.-d to louve the consideration of prize list until after nuvtiug of delegates at Calgary next Friday. when a model list is to coiiu. under discussion \V II Fairfield will attend. A motion uas adoptt^l approving of a three days' fair, the first flay to lie devoted to agricultural exhibits only, until I .flu o'clock'when a short program will lv put on. I'residoiH Whitney offnvd a priz? of Slo for a directors race on the first day. The secretary, A. K. Humphries, was instructed to write the Irrign-tion company ro,'ardin,' the matter of a water-right for lhe society's grounds. Tho grounds rommlitoe. was in- Charlton Di.xon, manager of tho jstructtd to prepare a plan to bo'fol-Canada Wost Coal and Ccke Co.'s : lowed in making improvements to property, strikes mo as being nn 'grounds. In discussing the bit; i,,n in Ait 'i;.i, Icrtii sa.is. I The nuesiion of di\idiug lh� western proviiie s has been left to a com- I initio of the Iioiimv The Algerian | h.is no informa'ion about eiiher the result that this commit to  w ill in-ucIi it\ the divisii n �r ih> method which th.n will adopt to reach th' con- ' ibision Mowe\ t, it inaj be assnin - ' ed In the lomnn n; that Abortn will ( 10 .livid il :n ji c nivt it u.vieios | uml as n-ai'ly i-o^ildi' of a popu- , bitit-n id '_'d..*i"i> l It Is iiliini'! i"t-tainthnt the divl- ; soin oi the pii s nt local rid n/swlll I not bo o'suAel They should not j l>e o'sei'Mil. for th> r-ason that very >n�il the-e iiduiiis w ill case to ex-1 isl ns they exist no.i. More than I likely th_' township ili\isuin will be! o! served. I HaV.u; ic-,;at\l lo th � p..pulatinn of \ tl.o di.Tcr nt town h p-.. and begin -nlng at th  South, it will lo found thit th- totul pupu'at.iii of th-first i 11 tow ii. h ps is si.ih.l_N l.'ss thin the j unit of repr.seutution, lo.i not >> i very far mno\,l to n.ako such a ' liti.siin unfair 1 h-so townships take in nil th - Miu-un n country, the! I'nss loiintiy. I i-io'i. pi.it,n; M.ltine Mat. with] I-ith'rd-e :u I C.tr.lston and th'| towns alon.-' th - C. I: I in  with ! Mncleod an.I the l'.iss counlr.v Of, c..iii.-e. :li villus.' of (iloich-n should lo in ibe l'al^,ii> d.iisiou I .".'i. Calvary city would lo .Im-luiU'-'l and towiuhps Ul. 'J.V I il". 'jh. Ho 4!n| :u This, would include everything west of ("ill- ' gory >n the main lin- of the C. IV It . iind aKo nil al dsbury, and of course tho dis- ; trict to east and w.st. 'Jh.s would, make a tery goijtl riding. Th  A I- , I ertan die's not In iw th,. political i ompl. x'.on of such a tb\ ision, end \ ii,i per.ou kn iw sit. i 'lh- ive\t tlivisii u wiiultl take in' Olds. Ii .ii si'ail. Ititl l\�er, !.iu'ombo j and I'l'iioKa, with the other villages i ul. n $ CHOICE SELECTED LANDS IN THE DISTRICT Tlll'IH AIMS AM� on.UH'TS. ideal boss. Uo doesn't 'throw onany skio whatever, but moveH in and out amongst his men as though lu> were one of them. When hi took eharg� Thi ways and m-nxns rainnnUoo reported that it had ma- Tho pawing of tho bylaw taxing rewl eaUtle and Insurance agents Is all very well, but tha Council wants to mm that it is properly enforced. The Council should order every dog without a lag to be killed. 'thin will soon bo more dogs than people iu this city. Mrs. Chinook (noo January Thaw) waa warmly welcomed by a host of friend* on Tuesday. It ia hoped sho friends on Tuesday. It was ho]>cd she would niake a prolonged �tay, but ahe departed early yesterday. The Alberta government ought to tiuild a (telephone line to Tabor. That thriving town wants "hello" connection wlt*i ths outside world. 'A bridge across the Dully River at Tatar is a necessity. Tho provincial government would bo warrnnted in -giving tho project a UK. The bridge would aid greatly in tho settlement of tho country to tho north of tho town. -. Might we,bo allowed to whispor, so that tho C.P.H. will not hear and bo offended, that the C.P.n. is to blame for the fuel shortage. A visit to Jltber last wwk convinced us that .|�uch was of the ussacialion keeps on iiuii-uhing and n km  quent contributor to mining Journals IIj talks Kc\\!\\ different language, so I am told, and is able to give mdeis to men of all nationalities. I was told of an instance whoro ha carried on n conversation with men of ur different nationalities at the i inw time. Dixon is not a very �talkative ftd  low-usually nun of his sort arc reticent, but it is easy to gatlur, otter spending a few minutes with him, that he is confident that, thj Taker property will bo one of the most productive In Western Cana.! i. Tho fact that fully a quarter >/ a million of money is l�o'na spent on machinery for iho min*, establishes l hat fact. Tabor is going ahead, despite' tho snow and n Id. New houses and stores aro springing up. wherever your eye turns. Several big real estate and farm lands concerns are locating here and will bring *.n a host of land seekers In tho spring. It is outimated that at least 200 families will lucalo in the vicinity of tho town within the next six months. There aro at least 7000 eattlo wt tho 0. Y ranch and up to Saturday not ono had been lost. As soon a* an an'uuil shows signs of weakness, M. C. KNOWLES. General Agent Duluth, Minnesota. the condition of I Ik.' farnu-r and to try anil Laid him to take a greater and moro public interest in his own ' �i liutv. Thu o bj.'ct is not lo create | .v band of malcontents, that will on- j ly .sWind around and U'loine iliseon- | t nlvd with e\.r>tling und Lived nntiehy. lut rtsk th k was exceedingly large and great onthus -iaam prevailed. The farmers are de- i lighted with the sehomo of pream - | bulating stock Judging schools. Prior to Imving Magrnth. the lectuivrs woro baiujuetted, and as ihcy were leaving they were cheered. m.r tu tal.o mi intolligvni intoivst in bis own welfiife and at th-. ci 1* (ven m>re p ea�li'g It differ* from 'Btrkv rut RlsHk" in that t dppciidu nine upon ii* *nl�Uc ira riy of tic-nlr ��, fur tia bo.uiy raibur ituii biiiiuiier. Rose Bowls, Flower Centres, Decanters nnil Jugs are most prominent in tho assortment, soinn of which como Z mounted in sterling silver,  others plain JW J. Armstrong JEWELER ENGBAVT;P OPTICIAN. ' Anent lor SELL PIANOS CO. O. W. KERR Lothbridge, Altn. (Minneapolis, Minn., Head Office) LANDS IN BLOCK Retail or Warner Town Property hatchTcoons, AGENTS --------------\U{\ also (iununil Roal Ktitatu Dealers --- LIST YOUR PROPERTIES With us. With our States connections we can probably reach more bttyerB than any other dealers. COME TO US TO BUY. ;