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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 6, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta :trbri06e herald MumMicoHLm Or D. AUSTIN. and ManafCr. W. JORDAN, S�pi. of Job Departownt. 14. ,4 SUBSCRIPTION:-I.a Advance - �1.S0 a year ,v' ,Oth�rwis9 - 2.00 a year m m ADVERTISINO: ' rVir Month  1.00 Per Inch ipcrusc th� ,fjcct of advertising ils manufacturing attractions is n good one. .An-d such a hurea'u in coiisirioriiig tho claims of various indu.strie.s would not take everylhiiig for grontofl. [ TlicWoridofSpcrt J One of the interesting visitors in town to-day is Senator IXfveber of l^thbridgc. In his younger e surprising that the more staid statesman of middle age should ye* l)w founfl with a youthful j heart and a wholeeomc imoi-est in j up the grouch of some fresh young pla.\cr who fancioH ||e hu.s been injured. The umpire, the pla>-crs. and the public have mutual obligations. Ar+.^ie O'Dea docs not run as if he were going fast but he is n hard man to cntch on the. just the same. ODR POINT IF VIEW Now that the city is to have a numbering of houses, why should not the streets receive attention .Sooner or later the antiqiuated uum-; ing: o( our thortughfares must be changed and the sooner the better. An it IS now tiie names of our straet hearno relation to each other. More than tlint, the terms "streets" "avenues" and "roads" have no fiignificAncc. Bompas street, Argylo Avenue and .London Boad arc para.i-el cutting narttett street and Westminster Road at right angles. What i.s theiV! in the imming of the streets :to guide anyone? Wh.v not discard the 'Old names and num.|)ci' the Streets? One street, say Uesipath -Street or Kound street, could Ije taken as a centre. The thoroughfares woukl be numbered as they ai-e distant from the centre. Those running one direction to be called streets and those in the othei', avenues. The difflcuUy of finding ami reniemilxiring the location of houses and lotswouki be retluced to a minimum, and Llio city would be up-to-date in tiiis important matter. To the average present-day citizen of Lethbridge the names of tho �treeta have no significance. Sucli terras as Crabb, Ford, Bartlett, or Wood have no meaning to him and there will lie no regrets because of the passing of the names, that in the early days may have ha Wost. Ily cxag geratiiig leporls Uial aiv nnfnvor-alili) lo llu- coiinli-y and by, passing .( vor the I'avor.nhle news; these pap-eis an.' (nil(a\oririg i�> iliscourngethe stntlonu'Mt (if the grmU western portion of llioir own country. They (".iileiii ly forget that tho pros|�rity I 01' (uie part i.f the countr.yi means I pro.siieiit.v 10 all parts. The Montreal Witness which is noteil for its sanniess on Onnailian matters, thus rcmils tln'so provinclnl pai>ors a lec-tiuv. "The wheat i.ielt" says the Witness "is the one spot on which the e.ves i of the 'ICuropean are lixer. JXivethbri4lgc iiuin ami as for the sprinting games, he i was a star, 'l^is sunntwr there will llomiy. the M��dicine Hat catcher is a )S.ood roceivor, but his throwing to s.'coikI would not catch a school-I io.\., ! ItoRcrs aird Fonl aiv the pick !,tlie catchers, with odds in favor I""W|,.e i>.x-M�roiin. Southern Alberta baseball lea -has Ixv^ii orgttni7.o of the Luthbridge players. Srhurch was handing out shootsand he pcriniH/lod only five men to touch him up. while his supporters gathered seven eft' Worts. Canada; noi'ther can he appivcinlu that t'anaila beyond the wheal areas is a country of .womlerful resource of forests, niine.s, and fi.sheries. Uut although he siieoils towards his goal, prol ably Winnipeg or , Ktlnmnton, without a glance, other than curiosity, at our eastern provinces, he is just as iruicli a facliir in the future of eastern Canada as he is in that of] the di.�Jtrict he later adopts ao ihc a .strictly amateur lacrosse as-EOc:alion in Alberta if tho .senator's vill prevoil.s-and it gcnerall.v does. Tho senator is starting out with the ight idea. He wants to encoui-ago the devflopmeut of athletics in the {towns of mported slock-that is, players stol en from other towns just because hey happened to display exceptional ability. I'romises of bonuses and fat Jobs won't go. The senator tonight will propose a rule fixing a thirty- l.,ethlirid!..e I all team is in har.l iluck. O'ltoa no sooner arrives and helps lo win a game than lie injures a finger and is out of the gaineagain for a time. Medicine Hat got four hits and fciii runs vhile Lethbi idgio hit s-afely .eleNcn limes and crossed the pan on- liiLsf-running. his'*'"* >"esideivtiul (U.e a large one. Kach club has been iiskcd to send one delegate, the wise Impression ! prevailing that large unwield.v gnfh- tertn is ,oL popular with the con- r''"^^ ""'^ ""^ "''* '""^''y ^" gregalion al l^nhbridge at the pres-'�"� sn-aller. eni lime No - ''"t ''^-'Presentative one. We notice that a Japanese Princo is to pass through Canada on his return home ifroin England. The pajiers tell us he is to stop off atMontreal, n'orontos Ottawa and Winnipeg bvit no't a word of a visit to Alberta. Now we would like to make a sug-gcst.ion to the Lieutenant Governor �of this province that he invite the Prince to bo his guest. As tlio Prince is travelling on the main line of the C.P.K. ho could not Ije ex -liected to branch off at Calgary ami go north to the Oubematorial heacl-iiuarters but the Lieutenant Governor can afford to go south to Calgary, the Alberta metropolis, and enter -tain the Royal Guest there. "Why the ne:ti of all this over a foreign prince?" some of our readers may ask. Well, we possess an idea that very soon Japan is to be one of Alberta's .best customers for the pro-iluce of our farm.s are full but the necessary single is in�t forthcoming. The teaie. are hard hittsrs but ending lots of money in \erti.sing lo keep the place at front. lUore power to him. and ad- springing up.^" AViK-ricniis are, buying; tiio fariiLs inches of -May in Moiilreul up llio fariiLs around the colliery city aiKl ha\)c the money to pay spot cash. They are not taking � their families on the farms, preferring to live in the city where the children have tho advantage cf the fine schools. j The senator also has a vision of extended coal opurations, many in- The local baseball fans are not at all discntiragetl Iwcause the team continues to ofteivur than it wins The cit.v has faith in the bunch and helieves that when they gather thenv-seUes to^�clher that tlwro ie not a biini:li in the h>ague that can stand their pace. We ert ami Pennington were tho opposing pitchers. Umpire Knowlton gave the game to the Hat alleging that the visitors were trying to delay tho game. After their strenuous time al the Oas City, our roprwsentntivcs jour -ney�l to the capital and ofienad up that series with the best gams of the seflson. At the end of ten. innings the game was !i all. Schurch pitched a star game Ix-ing pitted against tllexriid, the stellar i)eri'orincr for the Northerners. The game wns calloil on account of darkness. The score: Lethbridgc ... O 1 O 0 1 0 0 O .1 0^ irxlntonton ..... OO 0000203 O-^ The game vas rcplctu with sensational events that kept the exeitemcnl I'he Soiitherneos were easy on Tuesday night falling down hefnre Pwon White's men, 7-1. i'he team diKss not soenii to lie playing well together. Fow errors are recoixled against them ami they get many hits but the necessary runs arc not forthcoming and tho othor fellows seem to have runs for 'Bits game. TIk. ICasli-rn provinces and Stales are liiiving �:inter nil summer. Six snow on llvo last da.v of | ami .snow nil over ""'^ 't constantly increasing Culaiio iitul Quebec in .lune is un - heard uf. Thej- have our .symi|>ath.v. Wi! do not, luiuavcr, lo ad- importnnco as a railroad centre for his favorite city. Iloyond nil that ho sees Alberta's smiling wheat fields. of their Ijothbridgo aims to bo a great . manufacturing city. The best way to ; reach that position is for local men to invest all the money they con in , industries. We notice that the city of St. Thomas, Ont., is going tohavo n car factory, financed by S't. Thom-^os money. The people in that city, and Wo ought to realize it even more here, realize that if there is one thing in Canada of which there is no over production, it is passcng�>r, freight awl Hat cars. So they are going to start and manufacture thenv and ex- | Iicct to give etoployraent to 500 poo- ; pie. ! 'I �."5,000 or ItUKl..' All boost and no bust. II looks as if Umpire Knowlton has it in for the Lethbridge fellows, or that thoy have it in for him, or bolli. From this distance mt do not know the nwrits of the nt Mec;ition to cause pla.vers bearing such,giu>d reputations as .Morrison's bpys have to assault tho iiiiijiire. it is>l$i\je ho|>eer will, lie very strong with them. A meeting for tlie formation s hut ns the attendance was somewhat limiee^l it was thought advisable to appoinilhc remiiimlcr at another tima. The executive nkt again on Momiay evening in Eakin and Matthews' oftlce, the City Council a^ljourned to attend The icmnindt-r of Ihc coiiMciltttv-s were .struck. The coiiMiiitK^es appointed IwMng: Jvociil Improx'ement:-M. Frwmnn (cl.nirmnn), W. II. Dobbin, 11. iO. Miebach. M. IlarloiHl. Wm. Oliver. Industrial: -F,. A. Cunningham, tchairinnn) W, C. Ives, M. Freeman, Ma.vor Oalbraith, K. H. fVssenden, Agricultural: - W. TI. Fairfi?ld, (chairman), l�. J. Whitney. O. M. Hatch. C. It. I>aniel, A. fj. Foster. Transportation-H. Mncllsth (chair mm), C. F. P., Conyljoare. P. L. Naismith. Attraction (for outside amitscnK'nis and sp�irts)-C. .1. Kckstorin. (chair-manj, H. J. Skeith. A. K. Humphries, C. 11. llowman, A. Iliplcy. k'hc appoint imMit of a Ileeoption ciiininiitlce of twenty, ten of whom shall be ladies was loft to a comm't-teo, including C. U. Howinan, ' A. 10. Ives and F,. A. C^unningham. Mr. Wood representing the Nat Reiss Street Carnival Co. addressed the meeting in the interests of his itttraclion ofi'oring most alluring terms for api>carance in the city. The show is n week's carnival starling here July-.Sth and i.s worrantwl clean and wholeswiw. The accept -anco of the olTcr was urged by W.R. Dobbin, a. Al. Hatch, Major llclclu;r (the chairman) Aid. Mnclk'th and the Mayor and on motion of Messrs. Conyljenre ami DoMiin was accepted. The Carnival will include ' about ton dilTcrent shows and n Itand. About two humired jieoplo travel with tlK! shows, rhoy are highly spoken of, licing engaged for Winiii -fMfg Fair, the Sinto Fair at Spokane ami other places. Men Tell the Story RaUroad Cliai4es. Fall in! lloost with tho bunch. Did the hea\y o boys are practising l>aid and will be in tlie liest shR|ie pos -sible to nk-el Medicine Hat's liM-.'y iiunch on that ilay. Canada's nat -ionul game has worthy exponents in the present team and soma Mghclnss spoil Willi be seen thia summer. Monotory Times (Toronto, Hbntreal. Winnipeg, Vancouver) Can-da's leading conunercial organ evid-js^'pintly; does not-think very highly of 'f^Wintem Oanneriies, which company if '/iturnadvdown,Calgary and located in '^i ^Medicine Hmt.} Editorially the Tiinios If ^'apeaiw^t^liiiVl .ir- ' !Ciliir|r':'il| regretting the decision f ^^ihel'WaeUirn Canneries to locate ' tlit?Midl(DlniS:�ttt, Calgary should To Sub-divide About 40 acres close to the city wanted for sub-tlivision purposes, by purchaser witli 5,C(X> cash to pay ilowii. (live lucatioii, price antl best terma. Bo.k S, Herald Office, iY)i;-\M3. One miilc. no \ isiblo brand. Owner may have same by provingi property and imyiiig expen.sos. Apply I.IN'Iv'S RANCIIK, "12 Mile" Coulee, ASIC FOR MINARD'S AXD TAKE SO 0:iUER, The position of umpire in a baseball game is not by aay means a desirubTe one. Tho players are going to get all they can for nothing anil no ball plaj'crs will blame tlicm. The funs too will try to lilulT his iir.ip's " into favoring their pets. But this autocratic ruler is paid to hear, no fan And to favor no player or team. He has no right to curry the favor of fans, players, or man -agers by ' "siiunring" his. decisions. He should know tho game, watch it with eagle c,\'cs,.aMl give his decis -Ions accordingly. Ho will mnkc mistakes at times no ilouht. Tho public will excuse that, but when an umpire evidently shows fceliag cithor foY or against any player or club, its patience is promptly exhausted, �'layers and fans want no partiality but a square doal for all hands, On tho other hand, the uijipire should gvt a square deal. The unt-pire is but human with limitations j common to the rest of humanity. Tho average iiinpire gives decisions on the plays just as ho sees them and plays no favorites as it is - to his interests to give satisfaction. The public should bo slov. in taking 'i'he Lacrosse League dio ho|)od thai Justice will lie mut�fl out to all parties. The rir.>�t gnmo at tho Hat went to tlM! homo team by a score of 4-1. Ilollis, the now southpaw pitched a Superintendent ft. R, Janueson of Calgary, Superintendent .1. Niblnck of Calgary, and O. Erickson formerly roadmasicr of this division but now su|)erintcmk^nt of the.third district of the Western division of the C.P.R. were in the city for a few hours on Friday. Ily a bulletin, No. 37, issued by Sii|iorintendent Jamieson, the Western division is divided into three districts with hcnd(|Hartcrs at Mcd|icinc Hat. Calgary and Cranbrook. Ois trict No. 1, headquarters nt Metli -cine Hat, includes the lines connect -ing LelMtridgo nnd Calgary to Swift Current. Ttm officials of this district are: !. S. Lawrence, superintendent Medicine Hat, A. Ilolkirk, trainmaster I>>ihbridge, A. Allan, chief train dc^patclior. Medicine llat. There will be two sets of despatchers in Ui'thbridge, one un trains oast to tho lint and the other for trains west to Crow's Nest. lethbridgB is made n terminal point for these two runs. Roiidmaster Erickson is noW' su|i -erintemlent of district t&rs;at Cranbrook, including Sirdar, Cranbrook, Crow's Nest, and Macleod sections and Curzon and Kinihcrley branches. The local loaves nt O.l.'i a.mi. instead of 6.45 as previously. Tho Soo-Spoknna train imssoh through here at 4.38 a.m. ' F. H. Sherman, president i.f Dis trict 18, U.M.W. of A. has a two-weeks' holinny ami is spending it looking, after his huriiostead in the Lothbriftge district. S.E.. of 4, 0, 17. His family will reside there this summer, ilohn Oalvin, Vico-Pres." is in charge of District nlTairs. Teama Wanted. About ten teams arc wanted' at once tnhnul grain from tho Stiver Farm to the Columbia Elevator. I.�thbridgp. 4 cents iier bushel paid for hauling. Apply to .lOHN A. SILVER, Cherry residence. DR. O. J. COURTICE v DENTIST Snccetsor to Dr. Jgckgoii Office in Hotol CMldal*. Boom li Office Houft 94t 1.6. Frank, Altn., .lune 4.-One of the foreigners Working at the mine gave-evidonce, Ktatin.? he had worked in PiWsiliurg nnd hei-o. There wos a (nnd cronUKi by Andrew Carnegie which pays i>] a day �g sickness or accident nnd funeral ex|>enses, and fSOO to the family in case of death. VIEWS OF MANAOF.RS. V Tho view of the ofiorators was presented hy S. Alooro, manager of the Canailian American Coal Co. Ho hns betii . mining '!.'� years as contract miner, inVhe ins{Mctor, sujierintcndent n.'l manager. The output of tho mine horn since the strike has lieen let ween ^flOO ami tiOO tons a day. It has reached ns high as 000 tons. I'lieconI is stoam coal ami is mostly .sohl to the C.P.R. under contract for �1.80 a ton. TIIE CAR SflORTAflE. Mr. Mooi-e had some complaints to offer in regard to car shortage. He said the mine had boon closed down during last fall and winter owing to thrr came.  n shortage of cars. He believed it was neces.sary to store coal in order to avoid a coal famine ami he said the consumers should buy their coal early annsntion law as a |ien alty upon a piarticular industry. it woiiM moke mining, nov. the Iwck bone' of the cnuntr,v, as burdensonio as piissiblo. During his long cxper -ienre- be foiinil aceittents wore due to nogligenee of tho men, more espoc  iully cx|>crionced men. Ho said that they nnl.v got about six hours actual work under the eight hour day bank to bank. Ho said he was in entire accord *vilh the'Suggestion that unions should lie incorporated. lie found men did not always live up to their ngreemants and they should ho incorporotc -visions of the Dominion Conciliation .\ct, was willing to do witlmut it. Ho objects to a third interferiifp where his wages were concerned. Ift�. said the mine hero was well equipped with HKU having at the presdnt tinie. Nicol made the charge thkt the mine ins|tector did not inspect the mine thoroughly. He says it takes two da^s to properly ins|M!ct mine. In connection with compensation '^ct in Scotlnitd, .las. Tumbull said that younger men were given the prpferenca that was ithe case in countries where the Act did not e.visl. n. Stone said about .V> English speaking.miners wore employed here. The average pe^ da.v was gA.SO. He favored the run of mine system and was opposed to boys under oightoan working in a mine excc|�t on the gangways. Nicol favored legislation compelling operators to place timber in the .most convenient places for the men. Having to go to iget it he argued ositions on tlie staff Were.received from' Miss R. O. Stanton of Montreal. Miss O. O.xley of N.S., Miss N. S. Cox of Magrath nnd Miss L. McCullocb of Raymond. W. W. I'earson presented a communication from tho De|tarln�ent ol Education re tho vaecination of bis children. The Hoard, howver, said that they could do nothing more in the m'sttcr. Mr. IVarson complained of the way in which his appearances U>roro the I}oard_.had been reported in the morning pn|ier. The ^^airman said that ho was very sorry to see the report because it was most unfair and that he wished the reporter was present to hear Mr. Pearson's remarks. The Hoard passed a resolution thanking Senator De.Veber ami the (loologicul Survey of Cana'da for Uie fine geological collection given the school. Tito matter of purchosing a piano for^he school was laid over. Tbe Hentrin0Hi of the Hoard was opimsed to accepting money raiso