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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 12, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRID6E HERALD g'UPSON A BUCHANAN Publishers W: A. BUCHANAN r, t.>8tlll>80K S0BSCR1PTION: inAdvaaoe - 1.50 a year OLherwise - �2.00 a year - ADVERTISING; Per Month - tlOO Per Inch THE EXPERIMENTAL FARM. The location of the Expertnxsital (arm here" is another tribute to the fact' that Jjcth'brklge is consi'derc-d THE point i-ii Soutfhwu AlWta. A sipws that wo loom laPg- ; public/jCjre! atxl'that. �iJBMi^i'd'gc tiesi si'tuaitod,tp suit the convoniiMico ^ ot th^ people of'this district. It also proves 'that the aiil.hovHies of the AgricuHiiral Dopartmionil al . -. CMitawa possesses a h*g>h opinion of pur agricultural poseibilitics, otherwise .they wouM not locate �tj e.\ -peMiiiental l�rnv here, s � �� fann will be ot groat assist - anoe to tie farniers of^AHjeita and frill also afToixl enlightenment to the oontinent on the- ^wst inotihod to conduct farnVing operations here. K.\-periraonts vlll ibc -the order and un-ijer the �ipoible. direction of W. II. Fairfield wc feel satisfied the re -sources of Southern Al'berta \\W b put . in a bolter light throug-h the medium of this farm, than ever be-. fore. Lclht)ridgP is the livMcst pluuo In thj province. Now gel togo'her, cveryV.o'Jy boost for a huge tinu! iii'Hw fall. "BOOMS" A CIRSE. CITY SHOULD BORE. The City Council doesn't want to get away from tho fact that the ratepaj'ers of Lothbri'dye fa\or muni-eipar ownors'hip of natural gas. The santiment i.s sU'ongly enough directed that' way, for any clear hoadod man to detect it. Again we believe tlie people favor the expense of 'boring for gas i^ing borne by the city. The Board of Trade tabled a resolution favoring tWis policy, but we don't inwle-ml to believe the Board of Tra^do voiiwl the aaivt'imont of many citizens. What the people of Lotlvbridge want is the ownerehip of noitural gfi� by the city and if privote companies are prepared 'to risk thousands of dollars to 'bore for at, surely the city oain afford to speculate in the discovery .of this great asset-a fuel, light and power supplying' commodity that will enrich this city and put it in a position to compete with any city in the west as a man-ufacituring centre and an economScnl place to Hve in. With all thesa ad-rantages to be secured, tho city should boar tho cost of boring aivd not ton farms that ought to b� under cult iva'i'Wi tiri-hi'l'd (or sale ut� city mis. ihnii'^h witih tlw m'ost extruvaga'U j;i l/he city cannot ri>ach them iVir \"ars. Moantiino rents have mountoil lur-iously. niKl i't is Impossible '.�.';i thin �to house the population, so that �t'lw-'re are Iwt ween four and five hun-drwi people living in tents 'in and around Edmonto^i. This, however, as 1 have previously stated, is new the nornval condition of the western town or ci'ty, and does not occasion any surprise. Of course, working-men coming to tihe city and unable �to rent a house are still less able to �build, because of 'the price of land, an'.d to that extent the rise in values tends to retard the legitimate g:v)w-t'h of the place. It has the same cf-fcot in other ways, too. I was told of a man who came 'here intending to 'invest a certain snmll cwp>i'tal in a useful business, but was frightened o(T when ha found tilie price he would have 'to i>aj' for a ItC'." Fortunately Lethibri'dgc, t'hough a growing centre, has avoided a "boom". As a matter of fact, steaidy substantial growth, with land values at a sensi'ble figure is to toe pj-eferr-ed to a "boom" that lasts for a short time and collapses, putti>ng a cit.\ in a worse position than before tho "boom" l>egttt>. Ilcol estate is increasing in value, but this fact is idue to legitimate rs of "bo.jm" that has struck Saskatoon and Edmonton. Ubc 'thi' Herald rcccivc�ci froiii Kim the ether day. wo foi>l I.-? Woi'lh ptib-lishittjt' ns Ue. is a coinl^ti'nt enough news(|>r.',>er man to know a "s-'-id thing when he sees it." Vhis is what iho -says: "T must coi�grn'tulato .vcii most wnrmLv oh tite pajK'r which oi ore turniitg out. 1 ivnd it with tho HoenOHl interest each woek nixl con skUyr it an i'denl pai)or." Ontario is coniplainiivg in'lH>ut. tin-loAV birth rate. If H hoid a iV-w sens-�ble cotnmuniitios like Ita.vnncmd II would Ih> happy. The Frencli have a fnie si'iiw of humor. The other day in the llo'iso of Commons Mr. I'iohf. a l/iU-ral monilior. l�ad .something to sa.v u'lrrnt Mr. Moura.fRa's desire to loom IVig in 'the public P.ve. M(.w i.s one of Ms jilios. "nkl have tho Noi-thAvesi to tlie French language? Ho he'd also �been on tlie poiint of saving tjtie' bee when t'lwro was ^ "question of )e-placing tilio Parent CaWnqt. .'iiif* here he is stopp�l In his mission today. For heaven'i sake, Mr. Speaker, give him something to ."^ave. or he will surely set fire to the Parliament buildings if only to save tho cushion on which he sits, (Laugh -ter.) Do not frustrate him or he will set fire to the four coriwrs of the country "to save his own iwrsm-ality by carrying it to the Hnilod States 'in order to bring it buck a-gain when the fcpfiiring of tH.'^asi,'.-.^ has been Ijegun, that he muy -nu-alyze those tvho are \vorking for restoration." Fretity good isn't it. FtkUs, Stxkl tWttt the curse of toctay in (�he thoughtless Hioir, whose mem-Ixits fail t(i cnrr.v out tho irson should lie seen but the min'i.'Jter. But as things are toda.v tho nuniwter is sometimes lost siglvt of in lay over the fii-s>t ver.se of well know^n hynuis. One too was stifBcient. Mii.sical interludes between verscH he consiWored an intrusion. The oiganist should Ik a devout Christian; so shiouKd the choir mentbors. "Humor in the pulpit in a church is d'i.stinotly vulgar and ha-sf no place there," s��l the speaker, posHively. "I am iMppy to �i,v vc have but lew ministers who l'U�it'�te Snm �loncs, t'lmu^ he is a remarkable tiwn. Don't mind *ho higher critics" he advised ministers. "A.ssume that the Bible is divine. If it is human tlie, higher critics will tear it- to pieces, ami it should be. If it is divine no huntoin ppwep con toay itt tt^ pieces," Speaker Cannon of the I'nito'l States House of Reprcsontortiives. says: "The man who kicks without a cause is ppmmon liar." I'his just suits some of the k^Dcker^ lin thi.-^ district, GOSSlPi-r*- ON THE SIDE;'""" .Since 1 heard that ttllc'v J�cobs I talk wt Magrofth on the occastion of the visit of the la�dy .loupnalists, I have been sounding his praises to everybody. W-ry few �s well worded and eUxpiently delivoixvl five-minilte I sfieeches ha� it been my p)e�|pUTc tp hIev� I ever heard any 'batter. They tell me, however, orators are common a-mongst the Mormons. Say Barnes, isn't this the sort of weather to summon tho curlers to-getlier and have that annual mc^t - EDITORIAL NOTES. "The joy of living" is to found right iiere in Southern Alberta. Mrs. Burns, wife of tho 'distinguLsh-od labor Ica^der who si.ts in llie ! British Cainct nas never sharod in the fetes given to her distinguisrfiiHl huobnnd. She has been content with a very �cpiiet life in Bfjttersca. but a short time ago she varied her programme by attending, for once, at court, where, report .says, she looked "very sweet in a gray dress." Shu ftttract.od the attontioa. among oih ers, of a new peeress. Lady Haver -aham. ^ well-known society woi" and lion hunter, to whom the .idea occurred that the presence of ti wife of the Labor President of the leVe�jer is provii>g that hcibomc.' You will e.\cu.s� my not ".ailing on you, but 1 find Battersea is such a long way from Urosvenor cMuetery ; Square." Mr. Simmons you can become miight,v popular if you father o measure provid'ing for a 'lx>unty for Bophers. They are a nuisance ant� only the glit'tering coin will enable the farmers to 'get rid of them. Boost for the fall cxhiibition every chance you get. W. H. Fairfield's selection as man-aiger of the Experimential Farm was not uiiexpectcid. His ability aifd en-orgy merited his api>ointment. C. A. Footo of Moyie, was brou^hit to Cranbrook t'oday by a special train ant} {akefi t� ^ h�spi>ta| aifd otx^rated upon for af%*eiiicUoiit4s, Dr. ICing wont to Moyie last ni(fi�t and with Dr. Harvie brought Mr, Foote back. The Odd Fellows aod the, ivni^feihts of PyHlias, of wbioh orders Mr. Foote is a member, oixterc^d the ' sixiciai train, and it was this that j savc>d his life, as his condition svas siich that any �d'Olay would have ! pro von fatal.-Cranbrook Herald, I This is one of the most elov-^tiont tributes that coi^ld be paid to f."a-ti>riml societies. It shows tthat the brotherhood pf nmn e.vlsts this elToel to bring relief iio the sick and comfort to the desolate. Or-guiiizatious acting tlic pai't of the good Samaritan, �dcaervc the sym-pai..lc. Snaps in Real 8 toti ;bmco atri'et.; i........ *.....'.......................... 2 lota BruntoH sireet.................................................. 2 lots Loiuloii atreet....../,...... ^...................................... Acre lot. London Street............................................... Acre lot, Lomlon street............................................   4 lota 25 X 225, Bompaa atrett..................................-------- J 7 lota, Bompaa atreet........................ ........................ 12 lotB,Erne8t atreet----............................................. 2 lota corner Bompaa antl Macleotl atreet..............................   (i lota, Crlyn atreet..................................................... 4 lota Bunlett atreet................................................. 6 lots Burdett atreet................................................. J 2 lota, RediJftth atreet............;................. 2 corner lota Dnfferin atreet............................................ Sootnir lota, Dnfferin atreet........................................ 3 lota,honae and burn. Smith street---- .........�.................. 1 lot, house and brick warehouse........................,............ Also improved property in all parts of the. city. . .$i;^5,'ench, ternia ,$135, each, termB ..$150, easy terms .......$800, teroit .i^.....1600,'iienai ..... ...$225;leaoh ........$260, eacji ........$.125, each .............tsqp .........$225 each ........$800, each ........$250, each , $700, fine locatio^ .........,...$8(� ........$1200 .........$2600 ............$2000 The C. B. Bowman Aflencg LftTMNUDGE ALBERTA 5;8SSSTOTOT&TOTOroig^^^ GEORGE M, HATCH C. R, DANIEIi ALBERTA REALTV COMPANY (OFFICES IN SOUTHARD BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE) IiUl your lands with us. We cftu slipw yoto that we are aelling. It yon want to buy. see ua, 6ur patrons deal over and over with us, which is evidence of fair ilealinp. Try us as buyers and^ -----sellers on--- Lands, City Property and Live Stock We will make a speciidty of live stock. List anything you have with ua, even if but one animal. Will give same attention to small deals as we would to large ones. 0,0 X ).:o:o �did not go to the Senate 'to IMie Sena'lo is calletl the 01 iiiililic men, liut the Doctor is u We are not told whether Mrs. inigHUN live political corpse. �'it..e.ss ! ^^^^^^^^ ^.^^^ thf success of his active elTont.s �to tjeiiir.' an e.vperiniental farm Ht U-i'h-i repHed: coivp'd this as in the "trray gown," bridge. Wiimijieg votcKl for Sunday street cars and walking as a popular c-i-ercist' is now under t'ho ban. We are comidcnt that the discover^ of �tia'tural feias would be tlie means of doubling our population i'n a f�N\ years. "IX�r Lady Haversham,-I have been sludyint; the map and find that Grosvenor S'qirare is exactly the seme 'distance from Baittersea as Battersea is from Grosvenor S^qu.ire. Of taiHr Haversbam's foeti'ngs and expre^ions on receipt of this __we have no record. Stand by municipal ownership. LET US CELEBRATE. Had it not. ibeen for the Trades and Labor Council. Domini, n Day would have been a quiet day in Lifchbri'dge. It seems to us Lethbridge lot slip an excellent cpiJortunity to celobrato iis advent to the rank of city. So JJettcr time cou.!d have b'oen desii-ed. Surely we appreciate enough our elevation to cityhood sufliciontly to rousingly celebrate it. If we do not, then we are away bohin-;! places i:ke .Wetaskiwin and Saskaloim, recently created cities. Tlwsu titi,!s marku.l t'heir 'advancement in civic progress by holding dciiKyntili'ations drew (wg crowds and sounded the news to all t)ho country that they weio i .i|.li-*y happy to reach the city stoj.;!. Lethiliridj^ sat back, with : .s arms ,totaled and allowed its promotion to tlia cit.v class to pass unnoiiowl. Jfow wouldn't it be a good idea to have a monster dnmon'stnu ion hero in ttw Ml, after all tho crops bave 'been harvested and tho ytuople to the feumor I'D got out and enjoy themflelves. Mfiko' it 'the toiggcst event in Southern Alberta, not a two by four ttftair that wiill bo laM^h- Don't lot u� pami �tibi8 "City llirth-day" by, by merely' looW�g content -ed but let us get,biwy,-at onoe and Mrramge for a domoniv^ration" that iirUl the people of Albeittk that A Tho nxail service is gett.�o for three days last wee^ nOw ^aii paper came to hand. wor.e a Ca. Somolxidy s'hould stick a pin into the anatomy of Uio Postmaster General and waken him up to the fact that the mail service in South om Alberta is almply and unadulter-ably rotten. Get busy and rustle for a big dom->m�tratton here this fall. It 'is easy to notice ,th�t Lothbrl'lgc is steadily growttng. New residents arriving 'daily. The City Council will not make any mistake if they spend consi'der-aule money in improving the pu );ic square. Make it the prot^tiest |.(.ik in Alberta. This is gioat weather tor tho man. How is tlve HerakI? Well, ycu can sec it in nearly every home ;:i the city and tho people who road it look �haiA'y whon it comes around each week. That's a good sign. It is about time the streetn were lovellod up. \t inxment they reiniwl one of the "Itocky road to Dublin." T'ho City Council might oxporimonl with cinders on some of tho vrincip-al thoroughlarcs. Rev. Dr. MacBae prtncif>a'l of the Western Canada College, Calgary, in-!>M-in.s me that the College has had an enrottoent ot over eigh'ty tiiis ear. The corporation to meet the demand, �� pittting up a new ami separate buiMing with class accotu-modation for 150. They will also build a gymnaaium. IVie stalT is to be increased so lAiat. there will be five permanent inatructtirs in residence. The (x>minc year very .spec -ial attcntaon will be yiven to preparation for businosa life aa weM as for tho difTereort. tmiveraiHy entrance examinations. l%e college ia now in afflliation with Toronto University so that any young man may take and coinpluto his first year's course at Toronto in Western Canaila College. One of the Ijest edited and brightest wceklies^fh AMienta is the EXtmon-tum Satunday Hews. Its editor and pnUUstier is.A. U, Watt, and � trlb- The High Kiver Times says: "The town coimcil of High Biver levied u license tax of $!i5 on real estate agonts. 'i'hc wisdotu of imposing a special tax on ',)eople who wan*, to cmgagc in btisiiness in a coinmun'tty is a matter for each town to. decide for itself. In this case, the olijoct is probably io prevent thoso not regularly ongagKl in tho real estate hu.siness from butting-in on the commissions; but can it t�e done?" A proposition to tax' real estate aivfl insMranw men was presented, to the Lethbridge Coimcil but ns far as we know, action has not Iwen taken. If a tax of �35 was plact^l .pn all the rcalt estate and insurance iagetits do-i'i>g business here we would almost gather enough money together to bnild a city hall. Complai'nts fti-u fivij'ucntly made that sinade trocs on 'the strt^'Ots are ciamagcU by hontes,, colts and cows, wiiicii arc allowtfd to roam laibout in vhM early morning until the heixlor collects them. Animals f4iou>ifd be Kept on ownei-s properly until the nurd collies along. Otinurw'isk.' taey are liable to have 't'lK.'ir cows or bor�.s imiKxinavJ ai.d rightly sk> too lor cli'.izens who go to tae trouole oi iilanting tivc.s arc not going to |x>acefuliy accept viiSiv 'deairuction. 1 saw Kev. Dr, Kilpatrick as he conie into >the Dallas the other eveii-rn'if from a tramp on the praSrie. lie w SAWMILL WORK A SPECIALTY - We want a cliauce to figure on your CASTING AND MACHINE WORK No matter how large or how small SELLING AGENTS FOR Canada Foundry Co., steam pump^^ Gurney Foundry Co,, steam and hot water i heating. Canadian Asbestos Co.,. Asbestos cement. Ontario "Wind Engine and Pump Co.; wind- ' mills, etc., wood and steel water tanks, T all capacities. - o:o:o:o:o:cfoio:o:o:o:o:o:o:(m 1 understand there was a (HfTcronce oi' opinion about giving aporta a. promiinuiit place at tg that in Ontario, mony a county fair went to the dogs for the very iasoii that the sports were cut out. It is very conuuondeible to encourage agricu'turc but a fair aiil not draw a crowd unices there is soma greater attraction than c-if^le, s^iecp, pigs, puniplcine, etc, Bishop Vincent, R|teaking at the Methodist conference at Niagara TALK OF THjE PBESS. Cardston Star.-Commercial men ai-c frequently asking, "When At.r are you going to have a tiaily .train?" That's 'a grave iqiioetiion and al'togother beyong our iuen. It will not l� long judginip from the rupkl giowoh of the town^ A daily Would mean at leost twice as many passongers ft>twcen hero anid Lothbrkigc vvouM be a great thing. The run could lie ntnde in a Httlo over an hour and we would be next to tho C.'F.n. Wihat is noglectwl today should be attended to tonvorrow. Saskatoon Phoenix:- Winnipeg'.'* emphatic pronouncement for Sunday oars cannot fairly 'be intcrpnoted as a 'weakening of, Canadian regard for a quiet Sunday,' but rather as , the expression of a desire for w.hat has come to be a necessary form of in-tra-mural transportation. Winnipeg 'has grown to such a size, and cover.s so iarge an area that It Is all but ihipossibie to 'get about without riding. And only a limited nunvbcr of people feel tlhat they can afToivI a carriage. Further, the service of carriages Sn a city which us..�8 street oars six days in the week must necessarily be quite Hiadoquate for a 'heavy demand. Toronto Telegram: L'ntiilod men will soon be as scarce in Ontarto as privates are in Kentucky. ^ In Kentucky .vou are likely to Ix^J a Col. In Ontario you nwiy Ix; K.C.M.C!. Or C.M.O. Or LL.D. Or J.P. Or E.a.Q, If ybu wear a 3 and Southern Allierta. NANTON M.\N DllOWNED. Vrominont Citizen Meets Death Blver. ' Nanton, July �.-L. S, Campljclj a real estate man and prominent citizen, was drowned whSle bathing ^'2 p.m. today. He was 'drowned in X!i feet of water in tho C.P.B. dam. Citiiasens vyiU girapple probably all night to find i'hc bo'd.v aind 'Uiw threaten to blow up 'th.j dam, as there are gates. H'i^ family, Mrs. Cnmphi.'ll, lour sons anil one liaughter are all here ami are honrtibroken ov^r th.'ir loss, (�'itlzens feel it deeply. came hero, from Carman, Man. one year ago,* whcro he was a pros-jH-srous farmer' atid esteometl ciii-/en ot ten years residence, and a d'^uciui of the Bftpl'isit ohuroh. .. .La'tor-The >l)ody was foMind at .^.�0 p:i�V ;� ,'� 'i-' . � � �' 'i' LORDS p^y ACT, ^ J Passi'd Thiixl Heading in tho House of Commons. The lioy Who Does His l^v.l Gets Along in Uusiness. "Yuu can't cxiMict much Irdiii a boy at $3 a woek" said the �a,0(K> HMinager to tho president, when t*io (atler complninod of tho laid's care-lesspess, "t expect.as muciiffroin iliim ' ^'4 boy as I dd from'tha fH.OOO i man^ gor-I want him to do his lovel heaV!" exclaimod the pr��ildn�t. llio levc't bout of the anni^resdy is Otlawd, July 7.-The Sunday Ob-sm-iaiice llifl, commonl,v known a� Ilcsl the Loivls Day Act which has been - V'lgaging Iho attention of the house .'ovoral w-wiks, was read a third time 11 lid pastK� oau.'sod a great 'deal of idiscussion and dissension. Under its provisions no Sundn.v .nowspajfierH can be imported from the Unite*! Stales, and' none can be published Sn Can-Oil.a.t Ho games ind amusimMmti* for ; gain or award^cfn/bo playod:on S'un-day. Thero is'conalderaible reatrict-ion on transportation, 'Wie mala olf Ject in to make .Sunday a .�-. -r ;