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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 26, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Dally Herald, Tuesday, July The DaOy Herald Established December, 1907. Published by the Lethbridge Herald Publishing Co., Ltd., every lawful even- -ing'at its office, Crabb Street, Leth- bridge, Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Director and Editor. PHONES: and News Department. Circulation and Job Departments. Subscription Rates made, in .the United States. Germany, or Belgium. Score one for the Can- adian steel manufacturers. The politicians and the press men in the Laurier tour played baseball in Saskatchewan. According to the Win- nipeg Tribune the politicians and newspapers have played, football with the boundary issue in Manitoba. The Ontario Conservative journals are very much alarmed over the re- port that Premier Roblin intends en- tering federal politics. Such staunch organs as Hamilton Herald acd the London Press come out OUR LET PER BOX. FREER TRADE FOR THE WEST. Th farmers of Western Canada who have waited upon. Sir Wilfrid Laurier in the course of his tour thus far have invariably asked for freer trade. They have no protection, for their products, nor do -they need any. Western Can- ada has no occasion to import any grain or stock, except possibly sam- ples of seed for experiment and .breed- ing stock. .The farmers produce more tihan the country requires of their pro- duct, and, 'moreover, these products are of better quality. than anything that could imported. Therefore, a tariff 'wall 'built to keep out foreign grain and stock cannot possibly be of any value- to sthem. The nature of the industries producing what they have to sell makes it impossible for them to follow 4he example of the tariff- protected manufacturers in combines to restrain the production and enhance the price to artificial values. There is thus no necessity for or advantage in protection toy a tar- iff. On the atiher hand, protection raises the price of everything he has got to buy. Agricultural implements, clothing, lumber, wire, furniture, all kinds of building -material, all cost him more than they would if there was no duty to raise 'the price, wheth- er they are produced at home or in foreign countries. Whatever may 'have been his views with regard to the tariff before he came West, it does not take the Western farmer long to see that he loses at both ends of the -deal The case is plainer with "Mm than it is with the farmer in the East although he is the loser in the same way. The farmers of Western. Canada know full whereof they speak when they ask for freer trade by the reduction of the tariff. any such action by the itoba premier. Man- President Clarke should be induced to endow a chair of silence proposed Calgary university. in the That is all it should teach for the next de- cade or two. "Camrose should have says the Canadian. cement Sure, it should, if it is going to carry out its pretentious as the coming great city of Central Alberta, Daily, one year, against Mr. Borden al- Daily, six months, delivered Daily, three months, delivered Daily, one month, delivered ......35 Daily, one year, by mail Daily, six months, by mail Daily, three months, by mail.....85 Addresses changed as often as desir ed, but both new and old addresse must be given. WEEKLY Published every. Wednesday in eigh pages; and contaias a summary of -th news of the week, local and district One year, in. advance Sis months, in advance ..........75 Three months, in adva'nce .......50 THE DAILY HERALD is on sale'at the following places: Cross Drug and Book Store, J. G. Robertson Co., Johnston Jackson, Alexandra HoteL and Co., R- W. Hamil Pincher J. Mitchell, D. L McCrea. Bros. Drug Book Co. Fernie, B. Seal. Cran brook, B. Atchison. L. Reraecke. Grassy Tughan. Diamond D Arc's drug store. Medicine M. Northam. Vancouver, B. Wide News Co. Brown, 219 4th street. Also on all C. P. R. trains. From Other Sanctums Short on J. P.'s. (High River Times.) There is a great dearth of Justices of the Peace in High River at present, and frequently it is rather difficult to secure an official to !hold court. Mr. A. W. H. Thompson, a -former resident of this town, has gone to Vancouver, and a substitute should be found. In the meantime the names of George Mack and Sam Dunlap are being men- tioned in this connection, but it is doubtful if they will accept the ap- pointment. Last Monday it was ne- cessary to send to Cayley for a Jus- tice of the Peace before a certain case could be tried. Rain Not Necessary to Grow Crops. (Staveley Standard.) Mr. Bowman, -who lives about four miles south-west of Cayley. brought in a splendid sample of spring wheat the other day. By exact measurement it was 3 feet 6 inches long. When vou RE EMPLOYMENT AGENCY. To the Editor of Tiie Herald: notice by your issue of to- night's paper that the methods em- ployed by the Union Employment Ag- ency in the conduct of their business has been brought to the notice of the police. I wish to state that, al- though they use the name that they are iu no way connected with any trade union in this city. I would also state that workmen are sent out from the Labor Hall, Glyn street, free of charge to either part- ies. J. BEATON, Business Agent. RE SCHOOL AT HARDIEVILLE. To the Editor of the Herald: who are living at No. ,6 sent a. petition to the department of education at Edmonton in the begin- ning of 1910 for the formation of a new school district which we badly needed. The department sent us papers to fill out giving 'the popula- tion, number of children of school age, etc., which we filled out, showing population of 500 and 60 children. In reply we received the following letter. "Edmonton, July 16, 1910. further reference to our correspondence relative, I now beg TO say that I am in receipt of a letter from the Board of Lethbridge School District, in which they inform me that they have recently purchased a site for a new school half a mile nearer to your village than the school at pres- ent in operation, the new -bufldins It "is thought that constructed, consider the drought we are Slaving, the. statement that it does require rain in Southern Alberta to grow crops is in a sense true. One man who had just come from the Southern States, -the other day said: "Well, I nave more faith in Alberta -than I ever had, for although in the States they had lots of rain last spring, .they are just as dry as we are nowT and will give the children living at Har- dieville, the necessary accommodation and consequently it -does not appear necessary to -take steps to have the new district formed. Your obedient servant, "D. S. MACKENZIE, "Deputy Minister. That notification means that we have a school district already for our children, .but we do not know where the school building is for us. Also we do not know whom -we have to ask for a school, the department at Ed- monton or the Lefchb'ridge Board. If the Lethbridge Board prohibits us their crops are not so good." up. Alberta is all right. Cheer Side Lights Decorated His Own Grave. (New York HeraMJ Xo slave to tradition is James Townsend, of Milltown, N. J. He ob- served Memorial Day by decorating his own grave, flying a flag above it, and having his picture taken in an attitude depicting an agreeable mix- ture of sorrow and resignation.. Mr. Townsend, who went to live in Milltown when Johnson was Presi- dent, decided a couple of years ago that another monument or two would improve his .town, so he 'bought one THE SCHOOL BYLAW. Lethbridge's first school bylaw vote did not amount to very much after alL The total vote was only sixty-one and of these only three voted ag- ainst the bylaw. Hitherto, the School Board -has (been alkrwed, as the or- dinance permits, to pass the bylaws without submitting a vote. There are reasonable objections to this method of doing business, especially in the more populous and important school districts. But witih this particular by- law some opposition arose not so much against the spending of seventy- five thousand dollars .to 'build an eight room school, .but to the method of spending the money without submitt- ing the bylaw ,TO a vote. The required petition demanding a vote was signed by some forty odd ratepayers and the vote was ordered. It evidently requires more interest and energy to get out and vote than it does to sign a petition placed before one. For of the over forty men who signed the said petition only two turned ap to vote, a privilege they petitioned for. To use an. old phrase "There was more cry than wolf." The School Board has for the first time had its policy and administration questioned, and as it has turned out it tras not very serious. They have received the mandate of the people, both by silence and consent, to pro- ceed witb. the building of the Fleet- wood School, -which will accordingly be -done with the greatest possible despatch. and had it set up in Van Liew Ceme- tery. It bears an. inscription giving some facts of the owners biography. It has a space to 'be filled in -when Mr. Townsend dies. Yesterday MT. Townsend decorated his grave with his favoHte flowers, and they and the granite memorial to himself provided the background against which he stood to be photographed. He re- frained from delivering an address be- cause, he said, he did not feel he could do justice to his subject CALGARY MAN SUES FOR DIVORCE. Ottawa, Ont, July H. G. Turnbull, of Calgary, is suing fey di- vorce from his 'Wife, who is now resid- ing in 'London, England. having a school district, they must provide us with a school. Why do they not build a school right away, as we have sixty children waiting to go? Yours truly, WM. THREATFULL. is a mistake some place as to the position taken by the Lethbridge School Board. communicated with in this mat- ter, the Board passed a resolution saying- that the Board would not op- pose the formation of a new district in a part of the present Lethbridge district, -provided the department ar- ranged for the carrying out of the provisions of the school ordinance by which the ,v district would take ov- er its proportion of the debenture in- debtedness of the district. The de- partment asked the board what prov ision it had made the people of Hardieville, and were told of the loca- tion of the Westminster and Bailey street schools, saying that the board had recently purchased a site half a mile closer to Hardieville. They did not say they had any immediate in- tention of building on the latter site As in the case of the formation of the new district across the river, the board put the responsibility on the de- partment in order to protect the Leth- bridze district in the matter of the debenture indebtedness. The Board has not had any .request from the peo- ple of Hardieville for the erection of a school, and before undertaking to build a school there would have to find out how many children there are there who come from families that are supporters of the public schools. FOR SALE 7 room fully modern house on Courtland Street, easy terms Valuable Home Sites on Dufferin Street. Plenty of trees and shrubbery. For full i' particulars enquire __ Freeman MacLeod Co. Lethbridge Hotel Block Phone 1212 MORNINGSIDE The Key to the Growth of Lethbridge NO INTEREST The NO TAXES Standard Securities Co. OLIVER BLOCK Lethbridge BELIEVE CATTLE PLAGUE HAS BEEN STOPPED. Shipping Frozen British Columbia Salmon to London. OUR POINT OF VIEW. If Theodore Roosevelt gets the idea that Great Britain is taking his ad- vice with regard to a change of its policy in Egypt, there, will be no end to the advice fihat he will 'hand out to the nations of the.world. British experts consider Canadian steel rails to 'be superior to those UNAVOIDABLE BLANKS in tne alphabet of our initial stationery have now been filled. The Lethbridge Souvenir Pads are having a great run these days. Our papeteries are rich in quality and variety, and moderate in price. THE RED CROSS DRUG BOOK CO. Safe Satisfactory Drug Acadia Block, Redpath St. Day and Night Phone 555 Night Bell Picture Framer. London, July further cases of cattle plague have been discover63 in Yorkshire. All animals and con- tacts, totalling 124, 'have been slaugh- tered. If no more cases develop be- fore Saturday it is hoped that the disease will be stamped out. It is stated that .the experiment of selling frozen British Columbia sal- mon in London has been successful. The quality of the fish is excellent, and recent consignments have sold at a profit of 50 per cent. New Aus- tralian fast freight steamers will sail monthly between Australian ports, the United States, Canada and England. GUTTING WHEAT AT BRANDON THIS WEEK. Brandon, July James Murray, of the Experimental farm here, says the weather follow- ing the heavy rain of Friday night has ideal and conditions could not be better. Wheat cutting commenc- es at the farm this week. The first field contains Marquis wheat, a new variety of spring grain, which matures fully ten days earlier than the red. It has ripened very quickly this year in spite of (the hot weather, and it is fairly well filled. Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets gently stimulate the liver and bowels to expel poisonous matter, cleanse the system, cure constipation and sick headache. Sold by all drug- gists. LEGAL JOHNSTON E Barris ters and solicitors. Office, adjoin- ing Union Bank, Lethbridge. t.M Johnstone; J. Norman Ritchie. CONYBEARE, CHURCH McAR THUR Barristers, Solicitors. Notaries Public and Commissioners. Oonybeare Block, Lethbridge, SIMMONS Solicitors and Notaries. Money te loan. Offices In Canadian Bank ol Commerce Bldg. W. C. Slmmoni: S. J. Shepherd. H. A. J. Solicitor. Notary. Boom 14, Stafford Block. POAPST DUN Solicitors and Notariw. Money ta loan. Southard Block. E. C. Soli- citor, Notary Public, etc; 1 and 2 SouESsrd Block; Money to Loan. SMITH solicitors, notaries, etc. 4 Alberta Block, Round Street R. Andrew Smith, B. A., L. L. B.; John J. Cam- eron, L.LJ3. MEDICAL DR. clan. Bryan Block, Room 21. hours 9-12; 2-5; 7-10. Phone 658. DOCTOR St Before 9 a.m.; 2-3; 7-8. DR. Stafford Block. 313 Rd. Of- fice hours 11-12; 1-3; 7-S.3C. Of'ice 319; Residence DR. C. C. Surgeon, Accoucher. Office, Alberta Block Residence, corner Glyn and Bom- pas. Hours; 11-12; 2-4; 7-8.30. DR. GARNET T. grad- uate Royal College of Dental Sur- geons, Toronto. Office 219 Sherlock Building. Hours 9-12, 1-5. Phone 463. DR. awl Surg- eon office Hlglnbotbain Block; Phone 338; 410 Krnert Street; ni. DR. J. E. Physi- cian and Surgeon, Electric and X- ray treatment Office Room 18 Sherlock Building. Corner Redpatt and Glyn. Hours: Till 9; 11-1; 3-5; 7-9. Sundays: Till 10; 1-4; 8.30-9.30 Phone day and night 1242. MEDICAL DR. W. S. GALBRAI Suxgeon, Accoucher. 9 a.m.; 2-3; 7-8 p.m. Office 914 Bad- path phone 1253. R. B. C. B.A., sician, Surgeon and Accoucher. Of- fice, Douglas block, Westminster Road. Residence 320 Wallwork St. Phone 476. D, A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat, Stafford Block, Altta, Office hours: a.m.; 2-6 7-8 p.m. Office Phone 341; Resi- dence 593. DR. M. J graduate of Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Toronto, and holder of a Dominion Dental certificate. Office room 4 Macdonald BIS. Phone 1071. DR. J.A. and Sur- geon, Accoucher. Office and resi- dence 1210 Courtland St Phone 1246. DR. Surgeon and Accoucher. Office Stafford Blk. Phone 567. Residence 425 Bartlett St Phone 521. Office hours, 10-12; 2-5; 7-9. UNDERTAKING T. S. Director and Embalmer. White and blick hearses. Parlors open day and night at four doors west of Post Office." Exclusive agency for the Calgary Sommerville Marble Co. Phone 561. R. G. Director Smbalmer. Graduate of San Fran- cisco college, and Cincinnati college, latest metlioas or embalming; black and white funeral cars; monuments sold and eet up; all work strictly under the charge of R. G. Addlsoa. Lady in attendance. Office, 321 Crabb street, Lethbridge; Phone 682. NURSING THE DAINTY PRIVATE HOSPITAL Maternity work a specialty. Grad- uate nurse in charge. Viavi offices 1217 Bompas street Hours 10-12 a. m., 5-8 p.m. Mrs. Annie Lingard, manager. P. 0. Box 2061. Phone 640. 178-0 CALEDONIAN HALL The Caledonian Hall Is open to let for dances, parties, banquets, ate. Best floor in city, steam heated, kltcb- en In connection, all modern conven- iences. Parties wishing to engage ap- ply to J H. Kellle, Western Plumbing Co. MANICURING, ETC. ISS VERONICA Block, Redpath St Ladles' hair dres- sing and shampooing, facial and scalp massage, combings made up manicure for ladies and gentlemen Lethbridge, Alta. ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS ney Block. Late of Williams Broe Ajohitecta, Detroit. Q. Whitney Block. Room JAS. A. Macdccald Block, Redpath etreet Lethbridge, Alta. ERNEST E. CARVER, M.B.A.A., M.R. A., A. A. I. Sherlock Block. Phone 1241. H. M. W. A. Architects. 211 Sherlock Block Leth- bridge. Phone 1438. WILLIAM and Con- tractor. Estimates free. Repairs and Alterations. Office Room 5, Bryan Block. Phone 426. P. O. Boz 512 T. K. and Build- er, estimates given on all kinds of Buildings; nothing too small noth- ing too large. Box 516; 1260 Courtland street. CONCRETE execut ea for cement sidewalks, basements and other concrete work. Art stone sills andMinteis made to detail. Con- crete blocksNand brick always on hand. H L Co., Concrete Factory 523 Smith St, Phone 1344. R. W. and builder. Estimates cheerfully given Residence 633 Bartlett St. P. O BOT 456, SURVEYING J. F. HAMILTON, Land Surveyor, Irrigation and Hy- draulic Engineer. Rooms 5 and 6 Whitney Block. P. O. Box 657. Phone 1042. FRUIT Many are buying fruit from us. Are you? Quality is A 1 and prices are 'the lowest. Pure Ice Cream Home Made Confectionery COTARAS BROS. Oddfellows Block, 333 Round Street. ACCESSORIES Our stock of accessor-let arriving daily. Just received stock of auto tubes, sizei 34 x 4 and 30 i 3. The Standard Garage Co, PHONE 694 WOOD CT W. H. YOUNG, Land Surveyor; mine surveyor; irrigation engineer. P. O. Block. Phone 511. R. E. Industrial Spurs, Railways, Yard Layouts, Water Supplies, Sewerage, Irrigation Plans, Estimates, etc. etc! 211 Sherlock Block. Paoiu> I43g. C. DE LA CON D AM and Mining Engineer. Dominion Land Surveyor. Room 217, Sherlock Building 147.0 H. C. C. SALMON is prepared to celve pupils la Piano amd Theory. 1213 Bompas street P. O. Box m Phone 1162, The Office of the Ripley Transfer Co. Is Now On RedpathSt, Opposite Methodist Church Draying done on short HA YAJVD GRAIN FOR SALE PHONES: Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG- BKOS.Proprietora next Arcade Phone 1168 CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT ,W. D. accountant Audits, liquidations, general ing ,and advice thereon. Acadia Block, Letbbridge, Alta. Professional Cards MUSIC MADAM plan- iste. At liberty for engagements, dances, operatic, dramatic and vau- deville. Pupils taken in pianoforte and voice culture. Cello by a lady (graduate.) MISS NORMAN, teach- er of dancing. 622 Crabb St. 143-O Mr. J. W. given in voice cultivation, organ and piano- forte playing and theory. Candidates t prepared for examinations of the As- sociated Board of the Royal Acad- emy and Royal College of Music 710 Courtland St., Phone 420. LETHBRIDGE CONSERVATORY OF Department, summer Queenie Tabor, late of Acadia Seminary, N. S., and pupil of Reginwald, will have charge of the summer course in piano and theory. For terms address Conservatory of Music, Ashmead, corner Bompas Street LETHBRIDGE CALEDONIAN SOCIETY Caledonian Hall, Glyn It. Club open evening 7.M 4o 10 80, Sunday All -Scotsmen welcome. A. L. JOHNSTON. Secy.. J. B. GIBBON, Box lit Pres. lethbridge Aerie No. til and Saturday! In K. of P. Hall at I o'clock. VMtiat brethren are cordially J. McBRED3 SHITILY, W? GUS. NEIDIG, W. 8. LODGE PRIDE OF ALBERTA, No. 293, Sons of England Benefit Society Meets In the Oddfellows' Hall every first and third Wednesday of :he month at! 8 For full par- ticulars appty P. T. A. J. Warrftt W. Presided. Box 67. ;