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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta 'art we eottviaaed that Ura CAR" rake enuuf h oork to ply the luarfcet, they ought to go into the packing business and pay a good pricij for the pork ot the local farm- er; OUR POINT OF VIEW Cards ton without Dave Eltpa, would be like Cranbrook without sou or the United Mark Twain. without Ot L (or the retention by wouwn m oi form of headdress. er saw a dream ia color and Wwiftw" he would have called it a nuisance, in- the cJlurch. To be sure, when the day is hot and the sermon dull Ihe f'Merry Widow" is as the shadow of a great rock in a weary land. oat month, by mail Ml 1.71 Duly. u by, null tired; but b oiuat be as often ar- aad old address 'THE CATTLE EMBARGO The -reported' words of Tremier As- quith that if he were convinced that live cattle could be admitted safely he would favour a of the present cattle cattlemen of Canada a prospect of a concession for which they have long been asking. The present condition is most; unfavorable to the trade in live cattle, as tlie requires that the cftttis be slaughtered on their ar rival The cattlemen of Great Bri- tain fearing the competition of Amer The idea of President Cooybwe of the Board of Trade "to feed ihe Min- nesota editors on thd products'of the Lethbridge district only is a splendid, one and worthy ality of that gentleman. The news- paper men 'will find it the meal they ever had too. The 'Minnesota editors .'will be here nejct week and the city can afford to give them a. rousing reception. These men come from a state'that has given thousands of its best farmers to this country. want" the editors to get a good impression of this district j o that., they will return and say aj good word for Lethbridge and turn he attention of more bright, aggres- sive Minnesota farmers this way. The-fact Federa- tion of Miners opened their recent convention to the press and'the-pub- lic is beisg vridely commented upon as though', it was .the first occasion a labor organization had taken such THE SOCIAL REALM Mrs. Wilsou of' tlw Barracks L. M. Jolmstoue gave a ver> jolly picnic last Saturday afUmoou Everyone kad the best of good most of the young people riding out and. the-rest of the party. The party left the Barracks at tow- o'clock for St. Mary'a auO. Included, ilr. and Mrs. Mrs. John- stone, Mrs. Rigby, Mr. and 3trs. Ar- nold, Mrs. Haiumoud, Hiss Vroouiaii, Miss Wilson, New Stock of ica have managed to keep this law in- force by persuading the govern- ment that it would be unsafe because of disease iexisting among our cattle to allow them to be brought. to Great Britain and kept alive. The strong influence 'of tie landed proprietors added to the. natural desire of the -politicians to favor the home dealers and producers has been kept in. their 'But recently the high price of beef due chiefly to the fact that "ine" supply" does "not "meeT the demand has caused the laboring man -and the middle classes of the country to demand that some measures; be tak- Bull's pocket and his stomach have been.: touched and "when; these two very important "parts of John Bull's life are touched, his patriotic desire to see a few thousands of his fellow countrymen have tha monopoly of the- feeding the tens .of millions is a step. This is not the case. year .the District Mine Workers met here and a member of the Herald staff was allowed to be presenet and report ".all the sessions fully. The Calgary ''Albert an also points out tha the Toronto Trades and Labor coun cil nsed to permit the press to attend meetings and says that the re ports were more interesting to th general public than those of th Board of Trade. iss Hillis, Miss Haycock, Miss Meu- es, Miss Rogers; Messrs. Anderson, cNally, Starncs, Proud, Power, ewburu. Mrs. Arnold and Miss Vrooman ere the hostesses of, a ..delightful lit le riding party given qu Tuesday ev for the young people. Bridge able's were arranged for those who ould not. join the riders and the guests were, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Mr. and Mrs. McNicol, Mrs. Rigby Miss 'Wilson, Miss Power, Miss Cot er, Miss Rogers, Miss Meuzies, Mcs rs. McNally, Starncs, Connel Jones, Ives, Power, Ashburner, An- derson, Skeith. Tte tartlet Ca, IW( LEnttiKf GET YOUR I AND Paper-Napkins. I SHOES I GERMAN'S J AT Mrs. L. M- Johnstone leaves this evening-for an. extended visit to the East and her guest Miss Power of Ottawa also leaves this evening to visit her sister at Vancouver. easily overcome. At present if the cattleman of Western Canada wishes to sell his beef in Great Britain he has one of two options. He must kill it and freeze or cure it here aiid then ship it. But he has soon found that his frozen or cured meat cannot com- pete with the fresh beef killed at the market.. His other option is to shivi the cattle alive. li he does this the law requires that the cattle he klleld: 'immediately upon arrival. Cat- tle, that ha.ve travelled half waj around the world and killed as soon as they., reach port are not in shape to make good beef, even if they wer in prime Condition when leaving th stall or the prairie. They are in good sound condition on arriving but not condition. A few days or weeks of grazing or stall feeding would put them in the prime condi- tion such as they were in when they started on their long trip. This is all tha'u the Canadian cattle shipper asks. He denies that his cattle are diseased and that the British stock would run any risk by having his cattle feeding for a time after am' val and maintains that this argu- ment of the British stockman is bas- ed and built on falsehood merely to shut out competition. For many years the Hon. Sydney Fisher has been endeavoring without avail to have the embargo removed. But now that the consumer in Bri- tain has realizes! that he has been paying more than he ought for his beef awl made the government listen to his complaint, there is hopp that the embargo will be removed and the cattlemen of Greater Britain get a square deal. Resigned (Toronto Saturday Night.) Tins is, a true story, and there art; still men in Prince Edward County, Qnt, who will recognize the dra- matis personnae. Peter Yanderhyden lived in the Se- venth town, just be low "Buckwheat HilL" His wife was a notable hamo grau, and the Me- hodist minister of Cousecon Circuit always liked to stop there on his rounds. But Peter's wife, worn out' f ft I s SM work, died.. And when the presiding elder made his next visit Peter was i widower. So the presiding elder commiserat in words like these r Brother I hear you hav lost your wife." "Yaas, I haf loost her. I thin is in hafien by now." "Was she asked th replie Gott, Mr. B Peter. ilShe hat to be." No Order too Large No Order too Small 5 LttHBttKE ALTA. ni hrttett Sh. li GAIN Oft. W. S. QALMAITH MdVH, PhyMcltn, W4 84. Before A.m. i-3 7-8 II pm. NORMAN or ittceivei pupili, or AUDITING, COL- UClQNt Vvd HtHTALS and Boom 6 Block HAXILTOM YOU NO Ad FAIRBANKS PRESIDES July dent Gbarles F. Fairbanks will pre- side at a bif non-partisan reception which will be held Thursday, when John W, Kern, democratic nominee for vice-president, returns from DM- ver. An order has been placed for lomth-John W. will on the badges. Tlie movement for a big non-parti- san celebration was started at a meet iug of tlie Commercial club directors held -today. Robert G. MxiClure, secretary of the Commercial Club said: "Four years ago Corninercia; Club directors held a meeting and John W. Kern, who was president at that time, presided. He was enthu- siastic in his. efforts to arrange a non- partisan reception for Mr. Fairbanks on the occasion of his return to" the city from the convention. "Mr. Kern presided at the recep- tion tendered Mr. Fairbanks, -and we deemed in only fitting that Mr. Fair- batiks returned the favor in Mr. Kern's bejialf this year. The vicepre. "lident informed me "that he would ac- tea thousarkl Kern buttons, which will be distributed on the day" of the eception. The words. "Welcome cept the invitation with pleasure, anc :we feel: that "the celebration will be a notable one." North Wiri fliw We havy a number of lots 55i i WSJft. for' sale at Each -This is} equivalent to about for 25 It. ----------lot.---------- The Hats in Church (Toronto Globe.) The Theatre Commission oi Paria has ordained that no spectator sha b? allowed to prevent another from seeing or hearing the performance the stage. After September 1, any- one who finds it difficult to see the stage because of the width or height of obstructing headgear will only need to call the attention'of an usher to the situation and the offending owner THE PORK INDUSTRY Dad's Council will meet again on Monday and it is up to them to take a final whirl at the street numbering roposition. The WiiKs are going and on them are bebig placed in afge letters the NAMES of the streets not the numbers. But blow ny blinkers, w'hen I saw the name t was not vthere in nice colored _ce- mc-nt as the call for but -just punched In. Dad and his council and especially the enginee will have to keep their eyes skinned to see that the contractors on .the various jobs keep to the letter of the contracts or moke no changes without their consent. Many con- tractors make more money out of what-they don't do than they do put of what they do do. But to get bad: to the street beriiig proposition, it requires atten- tion and P D Q at that. Nineteen out oi" every twenty people ic the city are in favor of the change and twenty-" out of-, twenty of thu. strang- ers Who are within our gates or who will get inside are for it with, both Imnds. If anyone is not in favor of it let him go tc GaJgary see easy 'it is for Mm to go anywhere he wants to without poking questions at every one he meets or going to OF CANADA Capital, Rest and Undivided Profits Exceed One of the strongest and soundest, as well as most progressive financial Institutions in Canada. Every one of our 138 Branches is prepared to offer its clients every modern banking facility. x The large number of Branches gives exceptional facilities" forT making coltectkms and transmitting money. JFolnf Accounts may Be opened in the name of two persons, so that either can attend to the Banking. LETHBRIOGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Manager: ESTABLISHED 1864 Two good- lots near Conrtland and West- minster with 2 room aback for Skeith WkfaeyBUck B. CON YBEAitt J Otfce: B. C. L JONES Eto. Block. C. SUiMOWS Etc. Officer Block. R. G. ADDISOK. SUCCMMT B. C. MOORE to Office 108, Retkfeuee B. ROLFBON ARCHITECT Whitmy JAS. A. MACOONALD ARCHITECT Swthard Arta. At the sion in Edmonton. the Pork commis- J. A. MacDougall T and J. W. Chaiiibre wore called upon to explain why there is such a largo quantity of American bacon im- ported when the price of hogs is so low in Alberts. The farmers have been under the impression that this is being done to bear down the prices of hogs by curtailing the demand for those of superior quality. The evi- dence of both prntk-men was to the. effect that the American bacon im-! ported was for tho northern trade, j where the keeping quality was the j J first consideration. The American bacon was especially cured for this purpose, and therefore nrrfem-d. TV- qu-ility of the hogs had nothing t-> do with this. The J. Y. Griffin Co. will probably install this system of; curing or nny other concern that chaoses could do so, and then the! mr.rkct would be ?nppliod without im poriinjr from across the line. Tho commission tried to learn at what i price American bnccn is laid down at Edmonton wholesale houses, but i wns not successful. This is an im-j portant point, as it may detormine the cause of the present high re- j tiii! for uncon. j Of course, hor.ip bacon will never J sure of a good price until the deal-1 era arc certain of a regular and sufri-' T cient supply in the province to war-1 rant abandoning the American ar-i tide. As it is there, is no difficulty in getting all the American pork w i want but there is uncertainty as to j 5 the supply in Alberta. Once the deal-' shall be required to take the hat out uf the way. In Canada the sensible habit pre vails of. ladies removing their hats in the theatres and concert halls. Bui there is no relief in the churches. The present season has been partic- ularly trying on churchgoers. The prevalent style of feminine headgear has done much to destroy the church- going habit in the average man. Even a six footer, if seated behind an ordinary specimen, has no chance of scfMn? the preacher. The wail of the Psalmist, "Out oi the depth to I takes on a new meaning Nothing Succeeds Like Success Our 20 per cent Discount Sale will continue until 1st August, find a portion of the bankrupt stock of Poole Bros. Co. Tril! included. This was bought at 39c on the There half a dozen wrong houses before he hits the right one. It's a regular snap. Dad's "Council has shown re- markably good judgment in being down-to-datc and the city as whole will be much disappointed if they fail down on this. The police force have been having n. good deal of trouble with the peo- ple who want police protection. It'3 a mighty funny, thing that the mer- chants and ofllccmen of the city can- not do anything for their own pro- tection. There are a dozen or more firms who repeatedly leave their doors and windows unlocked: or with such fastenings as a kid could go through. When Chief Gillespte first took office he made a special request that a light be left burning as an as- sistance to the police in their patrol duty. But this has not been done by a great many. It would them right if their places were brok- en into. These people have no right to ask impossible things of the po- lice and the least they can do is to leave a light. It may be that some are so stingy that they do not want to go to the expense of keeping n little eight candle powc-r light burn- ing. It might cost them the price of a few drinks. Others are too care less but they will raise a a holier if a sneak thief gets off with some of their goods or rifles their till. Their should be a by-law pass- ed requiring to observe these Merchants Bank of Canada i HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL v Paid-up Capital........................... Seserve and Undivided BOARD OF DIRECTORS Sir B. Montagu Allan President Jonathan Hodgson, Esq. Yice-P resident C. R. Hosmer, Thos. Long, "Esq., C..F. Smitli, Esq., Hugh A, Allan, Esq., C. M. Esq., Alex. Bamet, F. Orr Levis, Esq. E. F. Hebden TLe Bank has 119 branches and agencies distributed throughout Canada. New York Agency, 03 and 65 Wall St. SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS invited; and special atten- tion is paid' to small deposits. Interest at 3 per cent, per annum, compounded four times a year. Drafts, Money Orders and Letters of Credit, payable m any part of the world, at current rates Residence Lcthbridge WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN T E M P E R A N C U.N I O N Meet in "Methodist Wetley Clmrcb every third Friday in the month at 3.30 p. m. Visitors always welcome. KBS. A. E. HUMPHRIES, MRS. CHA8. 88-0 Secretary. I3t) A. F. A. M., G. R. A. Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic P. O. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receive a: hearty welcome. G.V.81ORKET, W. M. 8ecreUry( 1st and 3rd 'Mondays in K. of Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIES; W.P. T: .T. WHITE, w; s Goal, Ice and Western Transfer Co. LOKGr BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral >'N'EL 63 LETHBRIDGZ E. W. McflULLEN, London, July American protest regarding the tug of war was not allowed. LetKbiridge Nest of Owli Lethbridge ol Owls, No; 159. will meeia the fint; and third Wednesday of ach month in rK. ot P. Hall. G. V. C. ROSS TATE, President. H. PRIEST; Junior Past t! ICE CREAM Sift unuu rnit LMRtiMMff BUDD" REED Sncc-es5or to G> W. H. Keed Phone 211 8, very simple precautions. What's the matter with having the fire engine ffc-t out once in a while jnnd give the square a good j When it is gfiTirt it looks swell butl when it is c.'l brown it looks a fright. A few minutes of hose prac- tice every week would help out a great deal. T think the council could overrule its own bylaw forbidding horses on the square and even if they didn't wnnt. f> do this, the whole square could be reached from the street. WANTED The Lethbridge public and the travelling public to know the Hub Cafe is as clean and up-to-date Testauvant as there is in Alberta, and that strictly white help is employed. Charges moderate w Place Your Orders for D RAYING PROMPTED by the rapid-, ly increasing demand for Bath Room Fixtures, we have just Deceived a .very beautiful line of new and artistic designs covering a vide range of .prices. Thr> Fixtnres are of the finest, most durable nickle plate, and such that you ccnld. not but be interested in their beauty and utility. It would be a pleasure to have you call and ex- amine them whether yon arc an intending pur- chaser or not. C.W. GRAY HARDWARE LETH8UKE Order (4 Foresters Lnftriift MeeU iii Hall Thursday of month. V iii ting Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, C.R. A. NEIDIG, R8. LCTH8R1OGE NO. C. B. P.' O.VE. MeeU on the second Tueadny of each month at 8.15-p.m. K. At SHARMAN. O.. PIIIE8T. E. R. Secretary. Lodge Pride of No. 293. vM-j first and UtinI ThatwJsy at 8 p.v. Vtmticg we) cone. FrH T. Kobiiw, 8. c. BorST. First-class Cafe TMU Nia MUG Sfcort Ohler Meals CARBOLL DOYLE NORTH-WMT AMOCIATIOW Of STATIONARY Meet iii Ute Labor cTery d fourth Xoixfejs La rconth. Employers roquirinf eu- gineers, and enfineera oat of roent, wovld do wel! to com with ROBERT NEVIN, CMel W, A. SecreUry, ;