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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 25, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta Took Mr. Bulyea for a Frenchman 'Mernld Special Correspondence) Edmonton, July 13.-The Imagination of some of c.'Vir ultra-Protestnnt friends from down ea_t unearth very iwculinr Ideas now and again. The other day Edmonton wns visited by a professional man from on Ontario city. He is a busy man, but prides himself on his general information on live subjects. In politics he seems to have allowed his head to be Jammed with the views of one party.and very narrow views nt that. The reason for this conclusion on our |>art Coal Commission. It wn._ Conceded that if ccrtnin laws wcw passed the percentage of accidents would be very I'groatly reduced. ljeglslfltion> to be introduced by the government will have this very important matter in view. The terrible disasters which hove recently occurred ill the coal nvines of flenimny and France have directed the attention of scientists, es|iec.inlly In the former country, lo Introducing measures of protecting the miners against n recurrence of such calamities, or ut least of diminishing ns far as possible Hie loss of life. One m,'nsuiv contemplated Is the construction of safety chambers shut off from the rest of the ntilne ami protected against explosions. A conduit of compressed air is Intro  Is the fact that this Ontario man. dured into those excavated rooms, while walking along an Edmonton nmI should the conduit lie destroyed, street, had our esteemed lieutenant- {vessels or bottles filled with oxygen, governor pointed out to him, ami In-'stored in those chntivliers, will supply the necessary air. Preparations are already U>ing made for the Intro  tluclion of these arrangements In the mines In the region of the Knur. n very deprecatory tone he remarked: "Another Frenchman! If he hadn't lieen one he would never hove been �given the Job." It was evident this Ontario man was shy of French, for he imagined Hulyen wns n French name. When told thut the governor was of Dutch stock ami a Baptist in religion, the train from down cast was as dumb as an oyster. His Imagination ami bigotry had made a ,, ........, ... ,,.v. ^.v. , fool of him. And'lsn't a great deal ilia has Just returned from Morinville /,'" � }"MT�> �!�>" of the poUtirnl filing c-eated by |whe.v nmltMr. .lohn It. Oalvin. vice- ltlXoU*" �h" �� ��� �-' Imagination-' We Imagine lion. Mr. president, have Imvh working with a So ami So is doing n certuin thing view to organizing the mine wcrk-to please So and So. or Is hand in ers of that district. Mr. Sherman �glove wHh such nnd such a corporn- [says it Is their intention to complete. Hon. und so on. the organization of the mine workers -- In this northern part of Alberta. Along this line 1 heard a very gocd | S|ieuklng of the recent settlement Sherman Satisfied. Sir. F. II. Sherman, president of District No. 18 of the United Mine Workers of America, Is in the city, Corporation Lands To be Taxed (Special Correspondence of Herald.) The C.P.M.. Hudson's Bay Co. and other largo corporations who have received large land grants from the Crown, must now pay � fee for the registration of certificates of title to Winds. Prior to tlie passage of the Lands Title Act by the ARvrta government these corporations did not have to pay a rent for the registration of titles and it is easy to understand that the CP.11. alone with its millions of acres of land provid-ed the starts of the Lauds Title offices with a huge amount of work ami the country had to liear all the salaries pakl for this labor, whllethe CPU. secured nil the benefit with -out a cent of cost. This did not look right lo Hon. Mr. Cross. the Attorney General. Why slw tildn't the CP.11. |hi,v a fee. for, registering their land titles'? ho asked. Was it right that officials shoukl occupy a givut part of their time doing work for the CP.It. nt the cx|�nse of the l>eople of this country? Mr. Cross did not think so. It was all right for the individual who caino into the sermon last Sunday by the new pas- of the difficult les in Southern Alber-tor of McDougall Methodist church, [to. -Mr. Sherman soys that there nev-Hev. E. E. Marshall,. He was outlin- er has been as satisfactory u feeling ing the evils caused by |ieaplc "sup - lietween the mine oiiernlors uml the posing." A |>crson sets a twin going mi no workers as ut pivseiit exists. Into a hotel ami �immediately sup- � lUscussing the lalior legislation of poses he will come out intoxicated, the last session of the Mouse tf Com-A girl' marries o man who is a heavy .moiiN. Mr. Shernuin strongly com -drinker and sup|iose.s she can reform |mended the government for the tie-him.* We are passed on the street by itIon taken, ami said that the very a. short-sighted person and are not re !fnet thut either party to a. dispute cognized; we conclude immediately [hud the right to ask for the appoint- A LONG-WEARING SOAP. The unusual durability of Roynl Crown Laundry Soap is one of (he first things remarked upon by a new user. The majority of laundry soaps, you know from experience, soften very easily-waste away quickly. Royol Crown is a firmer, more compressed soap-six bars of which will do more and better work than eight bars of ordinary laundry soap. Same price, but extraordinory value. Made from a special formula for the hard water of this country. ----- MADR ONLY BY THE ROYAL CROWN. Limited -  - WINNIPEG The wrappers are valuable-save them. Royal Crown Soap of th,. publ'c It is worthy of note ed his duties ns Collector of Cus that we were deliberately cut. And so the supposing proceeds, and the preacher looked upon it as a very ment orfectod in the same. We suppose too much, ami os'future, ). I�elieves the day of largo a result nvanv a cabinet minister has lor protracted strikes is over. l>oth been injured and many a useful private member defeated purtics lm\ing come to recognize the necessity and the wisdom of a reasonable compromise rather than It Is said that the I'tiib-d Miticjun industrial war that would dumugc, Workers propose organl/.itig the main ,'he Intercuts of both employer and employed in the mines in the Edition- employed. ton district. There ore nearly u thou- | Mr. Shermun paid a high compli  sand miners ut work in this city ami ment to lion W. II dishing, minis-vicinity. In this connection, word jtor of public works, for tho assist-has reached here that District l'resi-junce rendered by him at the confer -dent Sherman, of tlie Mine Workers, ences in IVmie Kveryone, he said, proposes l sue- [was conviiuoj thut the minister was evaded by Peter Patterson, interna 'interested only in a satisfactory solu tion.il board member. Patterson is a ,tion of the difficulty, uml his prom -strong union man. but is recognized j is..' of nil eight hour law, ns well us us very fulr and honorable In his his presence at the public meetings methods, jlielil, liol|vd greatly to bring nltoul -- the set tlenx'iit Hiich has ivHiilti-d so The school population in Mormon Hutmfoctory. towns, like Magrath. Raymond ami Mr Sh.-rman is now n resident of Cardston. is far in udvunco of Hen- Alberta, having taken up �. home-tile places of equal size, nnd nearly Mt,1(,(1 about four miles out of Tidier, ns large as cities such as Medicine whorv ,,is """">' is elding. He Hat and l�tbbridgc. .lust to enlight- eirthusiastlcully ulniut tl* mining resources of this province, ami predicts that in the (mure it will, have enormous coal producing urous operato, iN-iitg a hair cent per thl(t a Ilc.w |in,j ,.nonnous area has pound on the sugar manufactured, j ,,.,., j,,!,!,,! ,, the national The U�ol sugur pr.duc.il by the big|hh(Vl )|f (-unaouim1s. The fanners recuived from the sugar iom-I any Ave dollars |x;r ton for their 1 oets. Oneiof tho judges at the Kdmonton fair was 10. N\ Darker of Cardston, lie is n pioneer of the southern part i>f the province, uml 1 question whether there is a better Informed uuin on all subjects in Alberta. II,- rai^ks ns one of the. dealers In the Alliertu Farmers' association. He is m't u very extensive farmer himself, but he has long lieen a student ol agri -cultural problems iinil writes a good deal for the press about matters affecting the farmers. He is an authority on, a host of subjects, but, best of all. he is using ids greatfund of knowledge to advance* tho best interests pf .tho province and its people, and tho time ought not, to bo far distant when he will be serving the country in a larger and moro useful way. Just to show tho di -verso nature of Barker's knowledge. . I would mention that, the publishers, of that .high class encyclopedia, "Americana" sought out Mr. Barker to contribute the article on the domes -tic cat, and one only needB to read that article to,be impressed with tho huge amount of Information, Mr. Barker has at his beck and call,. Cats .and dogs are hobbies of this college hred English gentleman, who has resided In the Cardston district wince the eurly eighties. The prevention of accidents inminoa teems to bo considered Impossible. This matter frequently came up �during the hearing of evidence by the balance commerce and agriculture through that addition. The cultivation of winter wheat in Southern Albertu has lieen proceeded with cautiously und conservatively. Only a few thousand acres wui'u suv n with winter wheal, largely as an experiment the first your. The acre -age was increased materiul,ly in the following years as success followed the rx]ierinu*nts. Tlie estimate that tho entire winter wheat crop in Alberta will bo 20,000,000 bushels may U> optimistic, but from all accounts will not bo w�lo of the total mark. Alberta winter, wheat has not hitherto boon a material factor in tho wheat sHiiatlon of Western Canada, but this quantity of wheat, approximately 20,0Q0,0t�0 bushels will enter the situation with an utupiestionable influence immediately. Tho in/luoncx� on tlie business situation in the west, in five yours,when it is not unreasonable to Udiovuthut a winter wheat crop of 50.000,000 bushels will lie nuiiketisl from Albertu, will lie gre�utoiit of land in one ivrtificate. The corpora tion pays S.'i for the title on the first section in ouch putent of crown land nnd two dollars for each re -muining section. For instance take tho case �f a grunt of lO.tum ncivs of crown laml to the C.P.Il. u f.*-of $ri would. In' pakl to register tla* first IVIO acres ami i- for each remaining section. As n result of the imposition if this tax the aiklillonal revenue. It is anticipated will amount to ut least $50OO u year, the re -ceipts ut tlw Calgary anil lOdnuuiloii I'olllces nsiching oImjiiI $2,.*>ihi ,suh The C.P.II. at first hinted it would refuse to pay this tax but it has since altered its mind. Very few people are aware proUibly that there is an uct to regulate the speed ami alteration of motor vehicles on tliu public highways in existence in this province. One of the provisions is thut every owner of such n vehicle must pay a regHstra -tion fea to the Provincial Secretary. The number of the machine is to Ik; plainly exposed so that "he who runs may read." An alarm bull must be attached to the muchlne und rung at every crossing. Tho vehicle is allowed to run in a city, town or village at a s|�ed limited to ten miles an hour and in tho country to tven-ty miles. The law provides that the owners of motor vehicles must take reasonable caution not to frighten horses und to stop if necessary. The motor owners ran 'bo held responsible for damages if they fail to observe this latter regulation. The Provincial Secretary is empowered to revoke or suspend any license on acci^^, of any misconduct on the part of tin-holder or Infraction of the provis -ions of tho act. Persins violating that one-liith of the taxes to bo collect i�d from the ci rporat Ions is to be devoted to the support ami maintenance of the Provincial fivlversity _h good and worthj cause and an - other evidence of the farseeing policy of the go\eminent. - � ' Enforcement of Lord's Day Act (S|iociul I'onvspi mlence of Herald.) 'INie citi/ons of AlU'rtn who art? anxious to ha\e the I.onl's Ihiy Act observe remom:ored that the enforcement of the Act was left in thehonds of the Attorn > Ueiierul in each province. Mr. Cross was interviewed by ofllcials of the lord's Hay act and asked if he wouU' carry out tlie plir-post� of the ad His reply was in tho atllrimit i\e and he immediately itwtrurto.1 the pi lice olllcers of the province to mv that the Sublmthwas otiserved itcconliiig to the law. If there were nny violations they must U> pumshixl (^n,- result of this order was the prosecution of the CP. H. for on infract ion of the law. The hi;; corporal ion was convicted by two magistrates at Mnclei d and fin-iil �200. 'Ph.' rjilroad npplicl for a writ in certiorari to n-inoxe the conviction and the Supreme Court heard the case last w,>ek. The I anil's Day Alliance was repin-sentisl by N IV lleck. one of the ablest lawyers in the protince lie was appointed by Mr Cross ami the province hears his eX|iei>.h's. 'I'lioii^h n*pivsile. The Alberta government has purchased the telephone system opera -ting in the Crow's Xesl Puss. This was a schrewd move on the part of Hon. Mr. dishing and means that the government trunk line, when It is completed from Macleisl to Coleman, will, at once have a paying exchange nt the mountain end in the tovns of lllairmoiv, Frank and Coleman. It also prevents the Hell Co. from nttompCng to strike these points ns it would not lie worththuir while to extend a long distance line to the Pass to face the competition of the government system already in existenc. Aiuvther thing worth tiwn-tioning und that is that the government is pretty nearly certain to operate all the local exchanges on this branch. Macleod, Pincher Creek. turns at Cardston and since that lime has l�ocn ongngod In that work. Mr. Shaw left on Monday for lx-thbridge whore he will lie |W � maiuntly located for the fulurewhich we trust will be ns successful and satisfactory as the |tust. In the departure of Mr. Shaw, Curdston loses n pioneer but Ixsthbriilgo will gain n thorough-going optimist for Southern Allertu. In his ofllce Mr. Show has conduetod himself in a most exemplary tigntier-strictly business from the woiunies. No tax is exacted from municipally conducted electric light concerns. It is only right that these corpor '.ions, who are making a 'big profit u,v out a cent for unything, tho general public will realize without any persuasion that tho law is a retil good one. It proves also that the Provincial govorniiviH is not hand in hand with tlie corpora -lions hut is administering the a Hairs of the province to tlie beat advantage j ment nnd with local enchanges at ev-jerv important centre. The gentleman in charge of the telephone department 0xo6 ; kitchen 17x20, with stone basement : Rnr-room, Men's Pnrlor, Ladies' Parlor, Dtiiing-Hoom and Office. 10 BiHl-rooms, for $20,000.00 ; lmlf cash, imlf on mortiriige at 7 per etMit., purchaser to keep hotel insured. 5-acre Plot In Pinoher City................................$550.00 cash Thos. Foulston, Pincher Station, Alta. Lethbridge Agents: ' Lethbridge Financial & Realty Co. Customs Officer Shaw Promoted After serving for just 1- years und one month, Custom's Olllcer. Kred I1. Shaw, reeeiviet was taken, a big black "tomcat was secured at a nearby h and the cat and the spectators were on the other. The rope wus tied uround the eat, and when all was in reuili -ness. the wotxl was given nnd the lug-dP-wnr w-*is on. The imicliini.tt held his own for a mument, and ihei with n mighty heave against the straining hemp, the cat pulled hi 1 into the water.-I'hiliuii Iph.:.- Iteco-d Standards of "Semi-ready.' Height WANTED. A situation ns ltookkeepcr or other position of trust by an ex|teriourod man possessing highest references. Address. 1'V .1. I). iio\ :ii:i, city. 18-2.1-1-8. Q You could not make a coat made (or the short man, in Type E, look well on the latter man, in Type F. There may be a difference of six inches in his height, and there should be a difference of several inches in the length of the coat. The waist of the short coat would set up near the shoulders of the tall man. The Semi-ready Physique Type System, with its seven distinct types, its 35 variations, and 15 sizes of each variation-takes into account height and weight, and also the width and the shape of every man. 4 A ptrlcct lit anil  �ni(k elhhri4ge We Want You to Judge Between our sweot ^wkIs tlioso of our competitors. \\\* fuel unuililuut that tho vertlitit will bis in our favor, bvcuutH) inasmuch ns we use nothing but Western Flour we have little or no freight to pay on raw material. Then, too, there is not " deail freight haul" from the east on the luunu-faetured article. Hence we can put out goods of superior quality for the price that Eastern houses sell out here. Therefore, when you give preference to A. B. C. goods, besides getting the best on the market, your money stays right here iu the west. If jour grocer does not sell our goods write to the factory and w� .will fill your order direct. Simply mention yourgrocor's name i'k.'T ALBERTA BISCUIT CO., LTD. .'Int. CAI.OAKY A AI.'l'A. __________A A Tender* for Fireguard*. SEAI.RI) TIWUBIIS. endorsed. "TiMidor for Kireguurd," ami ad-iIivsm-U to the Minister of Public Works, IXImonlon, Alberta, will be. ivceived up to noon on WodnetKlijf July lllHl. 1907, for ploughing the following tic-guards, which in cone of replougttilig or backsetting should be plougliu! lo tlie full width of orig  inal guard, which is 1(1 foot, and of a sulllcient depth to cut and cover weeds, grass, etc. 2o7'o. Ploughing fireguard from the north boundary of township .1, south to Milk River on the line betv c�n ranges 14 and l.'i, west of the 4th Meridian. Approximate diRtanco 24 miles. :}(!72. Ploughing fireguard from the south boundary of township U north on the line between ranges 11 und 1,1 to the Crow's N*�st Pass Hallway, west of the 4th Meridian.  Approximate diRtanco. 2o utiles, successful tender will be re -to complete work nr.t later ugust 81st, 1907. All ten -just be acconi|ianlod by an ac-choque. Express or Money favor of the Minister of Pub1 s for five |>er cent, of the price, und 'in case of a small r not less than $10.00 as a of good faith on the part detvr to enter into ,con -omplolc the same, will Iw HUbJeet to work lieing ac^ptwl after an examination lias lxw�OTw,-poinloil ifefc this lX>|iurtiiKMH. Vhu l"'^'*1 or any toiwler mvtr mic-essnrily illl'eptod. ^ 1 I0IIN' STOCKS, 9-IVeputy Minister. l>ated ut mimonton this 16th day of July, Ip07. 18-25 ;