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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBrtlDQE. ALBERTA., TUESDAY, JUNE I, iM9. "R Daily Herald this is scon to be charged up ag- shooting mutch at Bislc-y, lov the Lord th? new bridge, structure thut is going to make Lethbridge a great railroad centre, the ratepayers will nut lose any sleepless nights. Three hundred thousand dollars i? tho assessed value of tho square and of course, it is uon-tsixablo. One of the surprise of the assess- ment to many will be the small Printed by ttw Daily Herald Printing Co. Ltd., every lawful evening at ite' office, Round St., Lethbridge. Alberta, Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di- rector and Editor Subscription Rates Daily, one year, delivered ......14.00 'Daily, six months, delivered 2.00 Darly. three mouths, delivered 1.00 Daily, one month, delivered.....35 Daily, one year, by mail .......3-00 six months, by mail .....1.75 Daily three mouths, by mail.....85 thex ait in trro; Weekly Herald, one year 1-50 j tins company funded UK changed 'as often as de. been interested m us extent of the exempt property of the A.'R. I- Co. in the city. Imagina- tion has run with some ratepay- ers and tlu-y have held the idea that this company po ssessed a heap de. aired, but both new and old address must be given. of The statement of the assess ought to satisfy them Unit Considering that city and in mem over since it is a wonder that ______________________________ its not larger. 1 of the Woolen Mills GET RID OF THE DANDELION j ajjd lhe niills are not ever-last- Very few of us may realize it, but i -ms for a period of years, it nevertheless, that the study cf tho exemption lint will, delion is a curse to a city once it is we Believe, convince the allowed to gain headway. In 3fis-! tj10 grand total, while larso. is soula, Mont., so bad has the little I not a to worry about. Back yellow thing become that every year J there i? a good argument in de- there is a public holiday set fcnce of every and knovOi "Dandelion for the purpose of giving-the people an opportunity to yo after the pest in j a body. On that day everybody is supposed to disr up dandelions. The i them Alberta children are given a bounty for the dandelions they puil out by the roots and bring to the police station. Roberts trophy. From a C. A. P. cable, it appears that the match will not take place until the second week of August, yet the two Canadian school boys have been in England si nee. a few days before Empire Day, May 24th. Col. Lessard and Major Winter, of the Militia Department, who had charge of the sending of the boys are unable to account for the blunder. Major Winter says that on May- 1st a cable came from Lord Stratli- c stating that he hud been asked by Mr. Hansen, secretary of ,._the Lord Roberts Boys Competition, to send the invitation to Canada to have the boys compete in a match on Em- pire Day. There is no doubt in the minds of anybody here that the cable stated distinctly that the match was to' take place on May 24th. It is possible that Lord Strath cona mav have confused Empire Match with Emprie Day which would explain (lie blumler. Meanwhile what will be J.oue with tho two Canadian boys now in England, the officers are un- able at present to say. FORMER VICE-PRESIDENT MEETS JAP EMPEROR Tokio, May Vice Pres- ident Fairbanks and Mrs. Fairbanks were audience by the em- peror and empress of Japan today. Prince Fusnimi and Airisugawa and other princes of the royal bloM were present. The emperor was in high spirits throughout the visit. He said he desired Mr. Fairbanks to under- stand that he was a welcome visitor to Japan and he wished him also to carry back to the people of America an assurance of continued friendship and the ever increasing reliance of the Japanese people upon the good will of the United States. Car of r was a real Sunny sou- day. We hope that kiixt of weather will remain with us. UIJK Yesterday Lethbrid-re is "hitting the high spots" in building permits. Calgary and Edmonton will have to hustle vei out xi we uy nvi in.nM.ii..ivi> to it, it aoon will be. It is our duty to to keep up with this rapidly expand- pluck every little dandelion as it ing city. Th This little flower is not a pest here yet but if we do not pay attention sticks its head above the ground, work should be dune this year, nut next year or the year after. One of the Great Falls papers tells of a method adopted in that city tv kill this pest. It is as wllows: In line with the recommendation j men! made in the Tribune yesterday by'our Senator Paris Gibson, the board of park commissioners have st-t private property owners a good example by putting a force of men at work in the.parks eradicating dandelions. The park board is using Cameron's mi s" noxious plant erauicak-r, which con- sists of an instrument which digs down and pulls out the roots of the An alderman remarked at the city council meeting that enough tools had been bought in this city munici- pal work' to build the C. P. E. Irom coast to coast. That's a serious state- and is a reflection on some of If the statement is reet there ought to be an investiga- tion. plant, at the same time injecting into the ground where the roots were a fluid, partly composed of gasoline, which kills any of the roots which may be remaining. Great Falls probably has fewer dan delions than any other city of the state, and the residents of the city should eiidealvor to maintain the re- cord they have set. Helena is over- run with the yellow pests, and it is almost impossible for the people of The Alberta Government can keep right on swelling the building per- Lethbridge will not object. With the automatic phones it will be a case of good bye to the hello girl. nuisance now. A DEPUTY INSPECTOR HERE ige is the recognized wheat distributing centre of Southern Al- berta. For many miles north, east west farmers haul in their grain to sell to the local buyers or ship on their own account. South of us is the great grain growing territory along the line of the A. -B. I. rail- way. All the shipments from this line have to pass through this city. At the present time the only point in Alberta where grain can be graded is at Calgary. It is most inconven- ient for a farmer or a dealer to have to ship his grain to Calgary to be graded if he wants to ship it to the Pacific coast or east to Fort Wil- liam and it is rather a gamble to have it shipped to Winnipeg or other points and then have it- graded. He has io take the risk and if the grain falls below what he figures, he has, in most cases, to "sacrifice his wheat, espec- ially if it goes below No. 3. Lethbridge is at the present moment the centre of a district 'of great grain growing resources and even greater possibilities for the future. It would be a great convenience to the grain growers and to the grain buyers of the south country if a deputy inspec- tor was placed here to look after the grading of the grain from this great territory. Thp farmer and the buy- er could then ship without taking any chances. He would know the grade of grain he was selling or shipp ing and would not danger of having it held up at the other end of the line. Representations should be made to the government at once of the ne- cesity of the appointment of such an official at this point. EXEMPTED PROPERTY At the time of the publication of the assessment figures preparfd by Assessor Currie there were expres- sions of astonishment about the ex- tent of the exempted property in the city some forty per cent, of the to- tal assessment. In Winnipeg the percentage is about twenty per cent. Assessor Currie has furnished the Herald with a statement of the ex- empted property and it must be con- fessed that things are not as bad as they seemed to be. Over of the total exempt assessment of 000 is the value of property owned by tut- city. Then there is an allowance of for public schools which brings the city property valuation up to over The Dominion gov- ernment buildings and property are valued at nearly and if we must have government buildings we must follow tho law and not tax thftm. Such is also the case with tho. provincial government though the am- ount this year is very light, the value of the lots for the courthouse. Next year this will be increased by the val- ue of the courthouse building and the new telephone exchange. The C. P. R. Co, is credited with exemptions of nearly a million but when MR. HIGINBOTHAM'S TRIP He Made a Large Collection of Pic- tures and Souvenirs The Herald representative had a very interesting interview with Mr. J. D. Higinbotham on his return from his recent Mediterranean trip. Mr. HisinbothanT says they had a most or rough weather, out of the whole time there being only four days of rondi weather, the roughest being in There were sis hundred and eighty in the party which made the tour on the Arabic. Among these were-twen- ty-three Canadians. "Among the other interesting epi- sodes was the reception of the party at Constantinople where they hap- pened to arrive on the day the treaty was signed between Austria and Tur- key. Envers Bey, the leader of the Young Turks, came on board and in- vited "them to come ashore with their cameras, "for you will be in a land that is now under a The Free Masons on.board, of whom there were eighty-five, were invited to attend the lodge in that city. Mr.' Hisrinbotham has many inter- esting things to tell of the various countries visited, being particularly struck with the beauty of Madena. He made a very large collection 01 pictures and souvenirs.. There were no mishaps during the journey. At Paris on their return trip tw'o of the party died, one of them being an old man, eighty-two years of IS LORD STRATHCONA TO BLAME FOR IT Two Canadian Boys in England Ahead of Time Ottawa, extraor- dinary blunder has been made by some one regarding the sending of two Canadian school boys, one from Toronto and one from Hamilton, to take part in the Empire School Will Suckers Bite When offered a toothsome fly hook purchased from Sage's stock of Fishing tackle? Yes. if it is attach- ed to one of his 18 ft. 2 5 Bamboo Poles. Smaller size, two for 25c. Jointed Poles all kinds highly finished cheaply priced Abundant stock of Spoon and Fly Hockf, all sizes. Quite as cetchy as our hooks is the Bock room where of fiction can be had from 5c. to per book. The price of the Arrow .Lake Orchards Fruit Lands will be raised after June 3rd. Anyone may select lands before that date at the olcl prices, or anyone ac- companying our excursion party on J'me 3rd may obtain land at the old prices. Buy now, and have someone select your lot before the rise. me Arrow Lake Orchards M. FREEMAN, Agent SULPHUR lheBentleyGo, Ltd, iri Retail 5 lETHBXiDBE SALE Horses and Hay In any quantity ut J. F. Rodgers Sale Stables Wood Street, Lethbridge A SNAP MODERN COTTAGE On Railway Street, North f Ward. CASH I ________ f Fire, Life and Accident Insurance 4- Money To Loan 4. t P.O. Block Phone 383 Coal, Ice and DRAYING T Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE; G. C. Toronto) Builder and contractor. Estimates prornptly funiished on all-kinds of buildings; prices and satisfaction guaranteed. Apply to Room 7, Oliver Block. 141-6 MISS nurse, will open a. private maternity hos- pital on Wallwork St., near the El- lison Mills on July 1, 1909. Phone 269. Mr. Advertiser! The Lethbridge Daily Herald has ac- tual subscribers nightly Can you afford to miss the opportunity of talking to these people every day in our adver- tising columns Think It Over! The people want to know what you are .sel- ling. They want to know what is new in your store. They want to know your prices. Tell them through the Herald's Columns TO THE PUBLIC A. We have bought out the Star Transfer Co Draying outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for DRAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Cat-h on delivery. IS. Phillips- A.LPatteson Phone 70 Office in Nelson Gow's Store PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. 8. Surgeon, Accoucher. 9 a.m.. 2-3; p.m. Office 914 Red- path St. Phone 63. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANl Street. a.m., 2.3. 7-8. DR. A. McNALLY-Office and Stafford Block. Office 12, 1.3. 7-8.30. Pboae night and dat 277. DR. J. E. LOVER Surgeou, Accoucner, Block. 9 a.m., 11 to 1. 3 to 5, 7 to 8. PhoQc, day and night. 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Office a.m.. 2-6 p.m., 7-8 p.m. I JAMES RICHARDS t Machine Shop, etc. Box 432 Near Steam Laundry PHONE 409 Autosiobiles, Gasoline Engines, Steam Ploughs and Threshing Outfits General Repairs Work of every description Satisfaction guaranteed WALL PAPER 2 Largest and best stock in 2 the city. Paper Hanging, Paint- ing Etc. WELLINGTON Bros. Cor. Cutbill and Court- 2 land. Box 644. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royil Collieries Ltd AU Standard Stocks Handled HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, B. C. LODGE PRJDE OP ALBERTA, No. 293, Sons of England Benefit Society Meets in the Oddfedllowa' Hull every, first and third Wednesday the month at 8 p.m. For full particulars apply W. J. Wade, Fred T. W. President. Sec., Box 57. Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays inK.ofP Hall at o'clock. Viaitinp 'Drethren are cordially invited. j. ASHCROFT, W.P. 24-ly GUS NEIDIG, W.i. A.F. A.M., Q.R.A. Lethbridge Lodge Regular meeting night, the third Thurgday of each month in the Masonic Hall, F. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will ways receive a hearty welcome. A, C. Mesaer, W.M. G. V. Storkey, Secretary, P. 0. Box 537. Modern Woodmen of America Lethbridge Camp No. 13689. MeeU in the Oddfellows Hall every second and fourth Wednesfaj of the month. Visiting neighbors will al- ways receive a hearty welcome. Coun- cillor, C. L. Griffith; Banker, W. A. Dicksoo: Clerk, N JOHN Joiner, Ac.; jobbing work and al- terations; pianoforte tuning, or- gans repaired; glass signs or metal' lie letters, nilver and gold; sole agent for the genuine steroscopic views and sterisaopes. "Life of in colors. "CoartsMp to and 30 other series. 26 views, per 100, UNDERTAKING ADDISON Under- tafers and Embalrners. The- oldest established business in the city Otfee1 and residence f1, St. Parlora open day and night. AND nages and equipment new and up to date. Parlors opposite fire hall Open day and night. Phone P. 0. Box 493. MUSIO MADAM Pi- aniste, organ and voice produc tion. Visits or receives pupils. preparatory or advanced. Coaching for-sxajns. Howard Howe. Urabb Street. MR. ALBERT ELY-Pupil o] UT. Briggs, M..A., Bong Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Chaa Hancock, Esq., F.K.C.O., L.R.A.M.. Organ and Theory. Voice culture, pipe organ, piano, harmon-j and theory, song sir.ging. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. on application. Box 690. Leth- bridge, Alta. JOHANNES H. pil of Henri Verbruggen, of Rome. Italy; Carl Simins, of Berlin, Ger- maiiy. High Class Scotch music specialty. Open for .recitals, ban- quets, concerts, etc. For terms ap. ply Royal Collieries, Lethhridge. LEGAL L. M. JOHNSTON and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Lethbridge. SIMMONS to W. C. Simmons. Barristers Notaries. Money to loan. W: C. Simmons; S. J. Shepherd. C. F. P. CONYBEARE, K.C., D.C.L.; Barrister, Solicitor, Etc. Office, Conybeare Block, Lethbridge. Al- berta. H. A; J. Solicitor, Notary. Room 14 Staf- ford Blk. SURVEYING HAMILTON and Surveyors. Room 4, Whitney Block. ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTOR! F. B. Room 9, Whitney Block. JAS. A. Macdonald Block, Redpath Street. Lethbridge Alta. W. M. Calgaiy and Lethbridge. Specialist in Firepropf- ing, sanitation, heating and ventila- tion. Ernest E. Carver, M.B.A.A. M.R.A., .A.A.I.C., Etc., Manage? Lethbridge Office, Bryan Block. -and balld- Estimates cheerfully given. Ra> pairs and alterations executed at the shortest notice. Box 730, Leth. bridge, Alta. R. E. engineer and contractor. Lighting and pow. er installations. Plans and specifl- cations. Office MeKeown's Hard ware. Phone 302. GEORGE and builder. Estimates free. Repairing and alterations a specialty. Tem- porary office City Bakery, Ford or Box 355, City. U. H. Drafts- man and contractor. Estimate! cheerfully given. If you want to see our new ideas in construction, let us show you. They won't cost you "anything. Address Letbbridge P. 0. WILLIAM and con- tractor, is prepared to, give esti- mates free of .cost on all kinds of work in the building trade, includ- ing, repairs, alterations, Box 513 Lethhndge. A. and build- er. Estimates furnished, free. Office 315 Wood St. 122-28 MISCELLANEOUS ERNEST LAMBRECHT Christian Scientist. Service every Sunday at eleven a.m. above the Herald of- fice. CAMPBELL BROS. STEAD-Patat- ers and Pecoratew.Paper hanging and specialties on. pictures of art. Orders taken any time. Redpath St., second honse west of American wt- ta grant. ;