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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 4, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ LETHBRIMfi HBRALD f||liniK?�^LtD. B. AUSTIN, BliMr Ml Miu|ir. !itUBflCRIPTION: In Adv�no� fi.�0 a yw OtharwiM taoo  ymr AOVEHtlSINO; Pttr Month - l.OO Pt Inch ItaynKind will los� � good citixen by tHe removal of E. S. afartin. niM��*r of the Bank tanc� and after a careful review of the Liberal members from that province it looks asthough Air Wilfrid was going to have a heap of trouble picking out a strong aad able man to succeed the Minis  ter of Public Works. Ontario is supposed to be the horns of Intel'cotuul and resourcnful men, but an acquaint ance with the representatives both parties send. to Ottawa leads one to conclude that it is falling away from the position it formerly held. As a matter of fact if air Wilfrid desires to HtreAgthch his cabinet in Ontario -and that should be his object- be will have to make his selection from outside the House of Commons. Probably he will wait until after the next general elections before hcmakes an appointment, .hoping that some able men will be elected. Of the present mpttihprs in the house from OnUrio the nanu>s ot X. Camptel^. W. S. CalveH, .Speaker Sutherland, Hufih n(ulhri� aod Geo. D.i Grant hove liccn mentionod as cabinet iimtpi-iHl. Some of these members have ability but they are weak in other rpsiiccts and theywould not fH in with the ideals of the average Ontario Liberal. them ifl the question reapMftiat our system of taxation �o aa to make H bear most heavily on the strain: the orther is the ques-those mo9t ca|iable>of supporting tlon of utilising, the general re -sources of the nation in the way that will be of most benefit to the nation as a whole. In utilizing and conserving the natural resources of the nation, the one consideration morp essential than any other is .regard for the fu  �ture. Hitherto a.s a notion we have tended to live with an e.vc .single to the pre-sent and have pcrnwttcd tha reckless wuste and destruction of much of our natural wealth. The conscr\"ation of our natural re.sources and their proper use constitute the full, probhim which underlies every problem of our national lifte. Unless we maintain an adequate material basis for our civilization wc cannot maintain the institutions in which we take so great pride and to waste attd destroy our national resources means to undermine this nwterial tmsis. Even such questions as, the regulation of railroad rates and tlw control of corporations are in reality subsidiary to the priniul problems of the preservation of interests of the whole people of the resources that nature has given us. If we fail to solve the problem no skiU in solving the others will in the end avail us greatly. "All who have studied the subject carefully have come to see that the jiolution of the public lattds question lies with the hotne maker, with the.settler who lives on his land, and that government control of the mineral, fuels and the public graxing lands is necessary and inevitable. "New as to the matter of taxation. Mo.val of tho building. A communication from tlio Olds Council wns read asking for co-operation uf municipalrtics in t.e.vtint; the ca.se of the C.l'.R. clo.siivg .stivel.s a�-aiiisit the wnshcs of the niunicipalitiea Tiki (;o�mcil suggested that the matter be referred to the .VHVPta I'nion of municipalities for oction. The call to the first Western Can-iidinn Irrigation Convonlion to be held In Calgary on .luly 17lh wos We'll bet it Dr. Sproulo wns in'read. Tho Mayor and AWI. Macbath Rome he would be tickled to det\th wetv appointed d�?Iegiites, Aid. Uow-to have tl�e opportunity of calling nirth ond Oliver aHeruwitos. The Hon. W. S. Fielding has Ixon twis* ty-flve .vears in the public Hfc of Canada. It will >>e a good thing fOr the country if we are liencfated by hi.s services for another quarter of m century, lie is one of the ablest public men tho Dominion ever produced and that his native province. Nova Scotia, thinks well of h'ini is evidenci>d by the solid |ihlanx of supporters �t sends with him to Ottawa. Tho miners at Reliance are opposed to a I'nion. They evidently rely a good deal on the fairness of Mr. Aubin. Cunnlnghnm Lumber Co. on the Po|)e. When .1. V. Whitney gets through appointing two hundred lawyers K. C.'s in Ontario, the fellows witkovt this rank will form the tiio.st exclus-i\9 set in Ontario legal circles. Dr. Sproulc vill now arise and appeal to his Roman Catholic fellow crtiaens to oppose Sir Wilfrid Ijaur-�ier becouso ho callod on the rremior of France who is an opponent of the Church. If it is wrcng in tho eyes of an Orangeman for the Canadian over to avoid flooding by high water as happened a few days ago andthat they lie built up and co\-�red and lined with oeincnt Inter. Aid. Oliver explained that the wvlls bfiiA not bec�i completed Ijcfore because of the expenditure necessary to extend the well s.^'stcm out toAvard the river. The engineer is asked to cKtiinato on the cost of building up tho wells. Thu ivport tlwt Duffs I^akc be dlain-ed ami that the city bear half the cost provided the DulT estate bore the other half was ndoptetl. The following accounts were order-�l I HI id: Rogers C?unnii^'lioin Luntiljer thbridge Electric Co. $94.40. l.�ilhbridgo Motor Car Co. f2.50. A. R. & 1. Co. t6.r,0. U. McDougnll �42.00. McKenxie ami Roy 918.05. Ik!�itk?y Co. $14.25. Neptune Meter Co. $.'>3.00. ljc?thbridrroway $23.2.'.. E. Ilnnling $33.75. � C. W. Robinson $5.40. Tba finance conunittcc is to make a report of the amounts to be wtcd upon by the people for .capital ex -penditure. . 'Fi. McKeny.ie .submittctl three offers in s�'ttleniciit of his ciainii against the THE TWISTS AND iVAR4NTEE COIPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) Capital and Reserve,  12,200,000. Authorized to act as- EXECUTOR, ADMINISTRATOR, GUARDIAN, TRUSTEE, ETC. Ap{)oiated by the Alberta Government as Public Administrator for Lethbridge Judicial District. Advisory Board for Albtrta : D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turner Bone. Esq., William Pearce, Esq. 711 First Street West (Alexander Comer) Calgary. A. G. ROSS, Manager. 'principal weakness was at the scor- Imore hannlcss than the most elTeet -'ing eml of the game. [ivo defence play. Tecumschs h�id tho best scoring home in the N.L.f* lust has let out O'Donncll, jyenr ami they promise to reticat this by many to be the best .year ami a large part of their sue -tlie league, J ansa nnd 'cess 'is due to the fact tlmt they uro delegates were authorized to ask tha convention to hold their nteeting in Lethbridge. The Council gave iicrnvission to the ^ 25,000 Club til,put up tho Nat RaiSB cty. "He hod purchased lots that (Mlsary t'onKiileretl player in llrodignn, two of their new men, 'thoroughly unselfish. They don't care Shine, the kid short-stop-pitchor and I who puts the ball in so long as it Haley, the much tooted pitcher. Fid- 'gets there. JVnd It's not always the I. Carnival show on the north half of the public square and that a special license of 85 a day lie asked. were sold for taxes but was given no deed. In the incantiine tho original owner sold tho lots and gnve title. lor is due to take another trip tolhe Antericun village corner-kits for play ers. 'Hie Lacross�; Club journeyed to Medicine Hat for the holiday. The -.core came us a surprise to inuny of tlHJir local 'admirers, expecially to those who di idea that great play -ers .should do all the scoring. Tn tho gcs p�iid nearl.v all attention to the two stars. en.so on a.i a aay oc u-Mi^i. iuwir-t nom un.- ------ , . j . , i,� _ .. .� i 'iiw.:- ertising .\genc.v for "the acceptance of its liesign ot a coal of arms for lie city was filed. AUI. Uowman olTerod a $25 prize for the. best design of a coat-of-afSW In view of AW. Bowman's olTer of man Thl^'comlition of the elm im's put up a xvhnlo of a gnn� through -which aw, infested with flies was out. Preaident. Roose V veil addraaaed a 'feaClMrlng of ^^itors from air;^t9. of the UnUed States on the giwatpmblem that faced the AnaHcaa" people. His address was .4^ atroBg'pronouncement on the rem-4i^Jor tho evils that are burdening ''tlw nation. To a certain extent his .words ppl.v to Canada and will bear oareful study. 'Alter apeakint� of the editors as aa "nraulders and leaders of public ^ "In addition I want to speak ito you on two great movements ia our public life -which I feel sure , muat occupy no inconaidorabto nHtrathcona defeated Calgary In a h>ague lacrosse game on Monday by a score of 6-1. The play is not indicated by the score as Calgary's they could turn this to tlieir advantage. They put little .liiiMuie Ho|{an in close to tba net. Then tlic two mighty men would hear dcwn on the not like an army with banners. VVhen the rush to stop them was on, the Iwll would be slipped to little Jim-posts cr the gool-kceper, in fact, did Jmie and from him into the net. This everything but what was 'bcare. Hon. R. Aylosworth is being much abused by the Tory press. That is a good sign that he is making good'as a statesman and)tho opposi' tion are eager to destroy his influ-ence if mlBreprcsoRtation and insin uations will do so. Dr. Sproule kicks against Bir Wilfrid Laurler calling on the I'ope uf Rome, Probably the Dr. is sore bo cause he is not in good enough stand ing to call on tho head of his own church. doing so remarked that if a fire occurred in a three .storey building there is not a ladder that will reach the third .storey. Ho explained very clearly the difference between his report and that of Chief Fowler. The Ma.vor supported the'idea of a single cylinder chonncal engine. Aid. Oliver supported the doitble cylinder chem -ical, AM. Cunningham pointed out that the second cylinder is rarely used and that the steam, engine must lie used if one c.vlinder is not sufilc -lent. I.iethbridge. . has not yet had its big fire but other'cities have and the Councils have received censure for l�ing unprepared. Thee brigiide should have all possible appi nnces to combat fire. . Aid. Bowman ; drew attention to the necessity- of submitting a bylaw to the people authorizing the expenditure on capital account, such as fire protection and the isolation hospital. , AM. Cunningham spcke of the poor service of tho arc lightsat present and favored the increano by eighteen so that thirty lamps might be on tl� arc light circuit that they'might be independent of the'^intandescent circuits. The outlay to piit'in the extra lights would lie |$tOOO attd the co�l of maitttfMiancv $1,000 a year. The Fire Water and Light Committees report as adopted'was that a P. O. BOK 97 PhOM 75 We are the only exclusive Hardware in Lethbridge WE WANT Ifbt. LMigstM Gives Evidence. Robert Livingstone, superintendent of the .Standard Coal Comfwny said he had been engaged in mining for twenty-two years, ten years of which were spent in Alberta. Tho output of the mine was sixty to ncvcnty tons, but when the new equipment was installed they could mine about 150 tons |>er day in one mine about flft.v tons from another. They have about forty-five men on the |iay roll the average pay for contract miners being about $4.25 ami day men from 12.50 to $3 per day. Mr. Livingstone stated that they shipped coal but ho couldn't say whether there wos any scarcity of cars'. They had very little storage capociity at the mine. The coaV would not sitand storing, as there was only about seventeen per cent, mtdsture In the coal. lie was not in |favor of the eight-liour twnk-to bank as ho thought the men were LIABLE TO WASTE jthe company's time. In this mine one shaft was ISO feet and the other ftfty feet deep, and the eight-4iour bank to bank would cause this to be a loss to the operators. As the mino extended the transportation of tho miners would vasto the time of the Albert Whitnay was defeated In a'men. The contract minors woiiVI contest for the position of president [lose mone}' on tho day men. of the Orenville Liberal Asaocivtiun | Itobt. Livingston was for several because he was a brother of the Ccn-l.veani pit-boss at the Oalt miines. stalled-at various pcints in the city as the A.R. iu l.JjP'o. shop, C.P.R. freight sheds, O.-p'lji.-round house,' Gait Hospital, Brewery, Ellison mill the boxes to be installed ot their expense, the city doing the wiring. This reduces insurance rate five cents on $100. Tho single cylinder ch�n  ical will lie Bprchasod also a hook and latMor truck. Clause 5 provided for a duplicate transmission line to lie installed between tho Electric Co.'s Power House and the pump house, securing it reduction of five cents per f 100 on insurance for an invostntcnt of $800. The oquipniont of the old chemical runing gear will be placed in North Ward and a shed erected there. Mc-Kenzic and Ri^y's tender for the eighteen arc lamfis was accepted and an imlcpeniiiH>miinim�MiM�ii�ni ;