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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 7, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta SOUR MILK IS A THING OP THE PAST IF YOU BUY A REFRldERATOR FROM US-- airoftf, Durable. Highly Finiahcd ftnd reftlty a MMMity. Set them. The Central Hardware Store - G. L. VROOMAN ROYAL V HOTEL TABER. ALTA. Irvine & Lemon, - Proprietors RotM $1.50 and $2.00 parDty SAMPLE ROOMS IN CONNECTION The Herald's Market When you have anything to Sell ; or Buy, here is tho place to let the people know WANTED; WANTED - General servant at once.-Mrs. H. T. Cherry. LOST. A horse,, bey, branded -2- on rijjht. thish; about 9 years old; shod all^'roiiDd; hair worn by b�niefi9. *10 i- for return to Jesse P. Holt Raymond, Alta. The Bride Will Rejoice At the presents she receives no matter what they may be or where they come from. But if you wish to be sure that your offering will receive theadmiringattention of everybody, get it at a j^ewelry store. Then you are SURE to be right. You can't go wrong by giving jewehry, and you can't go wrong if you get it here. Everything we show you -woukl do credit to your judgment and good taste. We can interast you at a dollar or so, or as high-as you care to go in figures. Always trust us to have the right goods. R.A.WRIGHl The Jeweler NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS. The undersigned are desirous of coaimunicatiag with contractors in negaiHl to the erection of a frame jK)tel at Warner. O. W. KERR CO.. Southard Block, Lothbridge. WANTED TO RENT A fumisJicd cottoge. Address 266, Lethbridgo. " t' NOTICE. All persons indebted ito t'ho Morri.s Ifcndricks Transfer Co. will kindly call ond settle their accounts before July 1. .\ccountH unpaid at that time will be placeil in the bands of a solicitor for collection. M. HENDRICKS. REWARD. A t�ward of ?10 enoli will he paikl for information- leading to the re-cowry of two black nvaiv3s, 'biv (iod O on Pkgh't shoulounclH �aclv. Apply to V. Honovia'n, Moss-leigb. Alta. WANTED. Situation by two chambermaids.- Apply �t Dallas Hotel. -THE- MlUiIlfEST STOCK -OF- L. A. Scott Must be cleared out, regardless of cost, AT ONC L. A. SCOTT ^ , Manager. Our Repair Work Gives Satisfaction BECAUSE- We use nothing but the best material. We use none bot the best tools with which to do our wcrk. When repairing a .watch we inspect every pirt of it and nothing is too trivial to escape our attention. The result is we have people come and tell us how well they are satisfied We can satisfy you as we have others. Our charges are moderate Wm. C Uphardt Succcuor 10 A. Zilliix Jeweler - Optician The Roscian Opera G)mpany Will present Gilbert and Sullivan's comic Opera THE MIKADO -AT- Oliver's Hall -ON- Weiioesday, June 13 Reserved seat sale opens Thursday June 7, at Higinbotbam's drag store. Prices $1,00* ^ ^ - y^ now ao BHEAK Ul* A COLD. It may bo o surprise to many to learn t'lwt a severe cold ~c�n be broken up in one or two days' (time. The firfit dymptonw) of � cold are a 'dry, loud cough, o profuw watery (ii�m-harse from ei .'.OJO feel. The city to have the ; larht to expropriate all the plant at any time after 20 years 'oa i-n/. iNit of actual value of sc'fi \>U\n\. said value to -be arrivect hi i auer an expropriation clairso :ii contract 'based on 'the exproi�ria-tion provisions of tiio Raiilway Aot." it t'han-chise. lie said that 'in laying pipes his ccnr.'pany woukl use the lanes whenever possible. After Mr. Simmons had ccn.;li�dght Co., whic-h had made a prx;vosit'ion, ^ after l.. M. Johnstone hod S'Ubmrttcd his olVer at the prior council meeting. The Electric Liight Co. sitbmittcd tihe following: "It is noteworthy tha-t Loth-'br^dge has been. scattiored over a '. larger area than any o-lhcr town 'in Canada, having a similar pop-uld'bion, aix-i in the ma'tter of lighting, this featurp ihas 'de-inandisi a much greater capital expeiKiiture on the part of our company than would 'have twen the case had our town 'been as compactly buiR a.s other western towns. "W� submiit that no town in Canada ihas itjeen furnisthod with a belter ligtiling servicv tlian Lebh-bridge, nor �t a more rcasonotble cost, cot\8i'der;ng tho scatiterod nature of our puiiulatlon. VWe submit that it always -been our aim to enlarge our plant �nd extend its ojicrations, so as to keep well in wdvance of the town's rcwer, so as to aid the pro((i-ess of the town. Their' expense bad l-Axn great, Ihs scattered no/ture of tiha ci;ty making 'Uic outlay unusuaily large. The directors were prepared to horn for gas on as reas-qoable terms as any other coin|>ony. They wanted fair play, tmd ur^ed that their offer should to comsidewd wJrthout prejudice,. In committee of the whole, L. M. .Tohnsttonc, whose first ofler had started -Jthe (mUI rolling>, said he would submit a detailed olTcr very soon, Then Vite tun 4]egon. Aids. l{ol>inson and Haivling. wanted a� special iiioetiitg held to consider all offers. AM. McClurc opposed the Electric iiigihl Company^ proposition. Aid. Harding wanted whatever proposition was best for 'the city cunsidcrctS. Aid. Itobinsonr-1 was otMs of those who applied 1,2 or 14 years aigo. Mr. 'Conybenre was another, but w� wore not allowcMr. Sliiunons was the only definite proposiiion, and it Hhouid be accci.tdd. He oppoBod the Electric Light Co.'s offer, and said Mr. Johnstone's ^proposition was not deftnite enough. Aid. Bobinson-How many Leth-bridge oiti7ien8 arc in your company, Mr. Conybeai'e? ' Mr. Conyljeare-Thirty-fivo. Aid. Bohinson-And in yours Mr. McCluw? Aid. -McCiure-Vou mean 'the company for which Mr. Siimnions speaks -there arc only t'hc provisional dai-reotors so far, but thone wfll-'he more. Aid. Robinson-I am not in favor of rushing this through.. We have not had titne to conoiidur 'it. Wo want to understand what wo ai-e about he-foTO we vote away public fronohisea. A vote hoioB taken c� AM. hobiri-son's motion, it was �ie�iarod Idat. � Yens-Aids. RoWnsoii, llantinfr. Nays-Aids. Oliver. A; a cotnpany in which ho v.as intercstod. Aid. McClMre |>arc an article. C.W. Peterson, of Oalgary. wrote asking the opinion of 'the Board on t'hu inail .service on t'ho Macleod br�noh. M. Frectnan instanced several cases of -delay in nwils, one being a let^ter from High Hi\'cr taking nearly three da,vs to reach ihere. It was movoil tiy M. Ilarford, scc-ondcd by Geo. Houk, that the pivs-ent hour of idesp�\tching mail from Oalgary, is satisfactory to Leth-bridge, but the'service between Calgary and LetHbridgv is very poorly perforntod. and 'tihere is irrognlarity in the receipt of k-tters or news-po|)ers. This was carried. A communication from t>hc Farmer's Advocate projiosing ndvcrti.sing t-he city^^in that pa|>i!r, was ivjceivtd and likd. � A communication in regard to get-t'ing out an illust rated bookk>t for the city was also filed. W. C. Simmons, M. L. A., was askud to look into the questtcn of es>tai)l'ishing ^ ferry on iba Belly river nonr Xol^n's ranch. DISnHCTMEEnNG METHODISTS WILL OPEN A HALF DOZEN NEW CHARGES. At the annua'l district maetingi of the Medicine Hat Meihociist district the total menvbership in the district at Clare�bolni. it was reported that was 96.5, and 'increase of 324. For all purposes the district raisad $19,. 250), as conapared with.|ll7,600 a year agoi. Ther^diatrict will ask tihe Conference to sanction'the formation ot Ave 'new.'imissions. Gull Lake, l4;||bbri(Hre St^ocd, Mack?od South, Lundbreck 'aiod.Spring Point. Resolutions rwcro pa-^sed favoring eh at 'the 'top to receive the rain, as 'it falls, atul having its rim, t'hot is, >t",llhe action of the men is nioat imredson-ablo. We iMkd been paying them �s high, and hitaiber, wages, than any other .varl. ia'the woat. The men �vont out because we were going to use a ton o( Gait coal we had iwught at the high line, in the boiler. Over two mmitta) ago we had op:k.'ix>d thrqe carlpads. of coal from Pabor, but hod only received one carload. Then we had an order with the Barnes mine to giive us all the coal' t'hoy could, but �ro� couM not get enough to run the kilns, As you know, you muat Itave coal to; run a knin, and i( the flro gooa out from lack of coal, the brick is ruined." ~ The Brick Co. state ibey will hot yioW to (he. men. They are not going to-be diotatod ito as to whait coal wed to onklress a few words to our ratei>a.vors, at the risk of being termed a generator of more gas. Thnie of our most estimable legol firms have presented to our representatives, t'hc aldermen, applications for the securing of an e.xclusive gas franchise. That natural ga� oxis'ts hero was positively demonstrated some years ago, and from the good repute en-ilo.ved by Mr. Conyfccai'e, Mr.' Johnstone and Mr. Sininicns, we must (roncitide I'hat tlieir i-tevcral clients arc men of uijriou!�Ud resp,,.nsib'ility and businoss acumen. These men, 'then, are i'oa'dy to spend money io discover if gas" exists in paying and serviceable quantity, and such discovery can 'be mode at an expenditure of not more than four thousand dollars. As I am not representing any exclusive frondiise corporation, I am free to advocate what I doom to be in -the best interests of the ratepayers of this city, and that. Mr. Editor, is nMmicipal ownership. I am aware 'that, to many, this is not acceptable, but I suhmit that in Ca-nad'ian cities '^therc it has 'been given a fair trial, an iiitdouUtMl benefit, to the ratepayers has ihecn the resitit. Some of our present aldermen were loitd in e.xpressing their a'dherence to this principle when seeking our support; now is thetr opportunity to put their convictions of thoit time in practice. Ijet us ma'te the neces-sar.v expenditure on discox'er.v for this splcfKiid asset ourselves, and if found, let the city ratefmyers own it. |,run it, and get every i|)enefit there is in it. jAit there lie no franchise to any private corporation. Yours Truly, w. C. IVRS. CXlitor of Ihc Herald: Siir,-Who'tevcr your own npintens on the 'gas franchiHo qiiestjion, please grant nue space to make an appeal to my fellow citliaens. 1 implore th�n not to -throw away thoir'liirtih-risght; let them stamt slioukter to shoulder for munici>;Hii ownjrtih'ip preliminary tests at municipal cos't; ihoy foi renewal of hutol Iiirenses will 'l:e con-iiMerad hy jtiho Boanvl of Llcensif Conunissiraners at a inociing to \yf heH lat I^tthbridge on Tuemlay, July ard, 190a, art; a o'clock p. m.: MioBwrs. Irving ami Lcinon, of Tabor, for an'-hotiel license iii rc�[)ect of the Royal Hotel, sitiio'te on lot 9, block 40, Tabor, and Joseph DaliliB, for an hotel lioense in rospeot of the Union Hotel, situ-to on lotM tt'to la (both incltisivo), block 18, Tabor. ,,Uated erty - Plenty of Rain, Suffident Sunshine ^ Marvellous Growth For Ttowh Prope^ C.R R. Works and Shops, H^ Level Bridge, Subway, Numerous Buildings We have 155 acres, 5 miles from town, at $750, terms. ^ "^"^ We.have 240 acres, 3 miles from town, $3000 improye-If ments, only $