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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDQt, T 0 KID A V J U N E I, I Daily Herald Printed by the Daily Herald Printing Co.i :Ltd., every lawful evening at iU office, Round St.. Lethbridge, ijijberU, Canada. tf! A. SUCHANAN, Managini Di- anal 'Editor. Subscription paily, oue jear, delivered M-JO Daily, six mouth, delivered, 2.00 Daily, three months, delivered.. 1.00 Daily, one mouth, delivered .35 Daily, one year, by mail 3.00 Daily, six mouths, by mail 1.75 Daily, tbiee mouths, by mail Weekly Herald, oue year Addresses changed as often as de- sired; but both uew and old address oiusl be given. IGNORANT OF CONDITIONS .85 1.60 libelous circular It is all very The Deputy Minister of Agriculture makes the lame excuse that the peo- ple in the south who arc giving pub- licity to the reference to dry fanning in the circulur sent out by him, are doing more damage to the district than the alleged could have done. well for Mr. llarcourt to put thai diagnosis on the case but it will take him a month of Sundays to convince the people of Southern Alberta thai he is not palpably ignorant of con- ditions in this part oi the province. A man sitting in un otlice at Edmon- ton, all the year round can never get into close touch with agriculture in Alberta. The sooner Alberta a deputy minister who is acquainted with the province as a whole and not a little circle within which his revolving alike chair moves the better. Mr. Jiarcourt may make explanations from now until dooms- day but he cannot clear himself of the charge that he made statements in an. oilicial circular that were an absolute misrepresentation. The circular may not do any dam- age. People are learning rapidly that the south is the greatest grain growing district of Alberta and all the circulars that the department of agriculture can send out cannot bury the actual facts, However Southern Alberta wants as the deputy head of the Depart- THE SPKAKEH OF THE U. S. HOUSE OF Kiil'Rli- SENTAT1VES it is not always so easy, however, to nail Mr. (Juimou down to his op- inions. When asked to express him- self on a public question he frequent ly linds that Jus mind is a complete blank except for a very vivid recol- lection of a former acquaintance of his named "Eph." "Eph" was an old darky who usei to live in Mr. Cannon's town in Indiana when Mr, Cannon wits a little boy. One day "Eph" uud "Joe" went oil together to see a me- nagerie that was visiting a neighbor- ing village. They arrived finally in front of a cage in which there u. very black but very manlike ape. "How is said "Eph." The ape said nothing. "How is repeated "Eph." htill the ape said nothing. "Dat's right, oP shouted as the ape's wisdom burst in upon him, "yo' jest keep yo' mouf svork may be started before summer is over. C. R. survey parties worked all last summer in this district, running lines preparatory to the contemplat- chaise The new line will be a little longer than the present one but the advan- tages to be gained in the matter of gradients will afford practically a roud. Coleman A GOOD TU jit-NM ST S AUK 111011 shet. If yo' says a xvord dey'Jl put hoe in yo' hand an' set yo' to rais- in' co'n." This affecting picture of the dangers of loquacity impressed Mr. Cannon deeply. He has never since allowed iiimsflf to say anything that would make tlu? public set him to work on agitation for a new idea. The first stago in his treatment of a new idea is silence. Not only has he never or- iginated a new idea, but he has nev- er discussed one at its start. CAR OF Hardware MAKES CHANGES IN CROW LINE ment of Agriculture a man, who is an authority on agricultural condi- tions throughout the whole- province. We want a man who is considerably more careful in composing circulars, whether for limited or extended cir- culation, than Mr. llarcourt. What Mr. llarcourt remarked in circular is pretty nearly certain to be his opinion as an official of the province. That's the complaint Sou- thern Alberta has to make. We want officials who know what they are ta.lk ing about and Mr. llarcourt has cer- tainly established he is not- in that class. Frank, June changes in the track of the the Crow's Nest line of the C. P. R. in this district are contemplated, which, when the is done, will mean the expendi- ture of several hundred thousand dol- lurs. The plans for the work are com- pleted and have been approved but nothing definite is known as yet when the work will start. The change is part of the C. P. R.'s grade revision scheme, promul- gated over a year ago, whereby the company proposes to reduce the grad- es on all western lines to the mini- Coleman. June is a pk-agure to be able to record the doings of Saiuaratins" ilrs. Watson, the charming young Scotch wife of Mr. Win. Watson, one of the fire boss es has indeed proved herself worthy of the name. Through storm or sun- shine she walked to Slavtown nearly half a mile and there carefully "U ed and waited upon a Slav woumu who is dying of lung trouble. This she has continued to do for several weeks past, the thorough training she received in hospitals in Scotland standing her in good stead. Need- less to say her services are much ap- preciated by the family und all kinds oi blessings are called down upon her head. On Wednesday evening about forty of his people nitit at the home of ifr. Matfield to say farewell to Rev. Mr. Webb of the English Church. A num- ber of songs appropriate to the oc- casion were sung and several address- es were made. Alr: G. Porter spoke as a citizen and expressed his sorrow at seeing him go. Mr. French, the edi tor of "The Coleinau Miner" spoke as a member of his congregation expressed the extreme pleasure he al- ways took in working with Mr. Webb and his hope that one equally as con- genial might be sent to take his place. Mr. Disney as an otlice-bearer Just Placed in Stock Tte fatty Co, Ltd, and letiil ftm U I GET YOUR I CRITICISM MADE OF MANDATE ANGLICAN BISHOP OF OTTAWA Ottawa, June strictures .of the Bishop of Ottawa at Die Anglican synod against baptisms and marriages in private1 houses by the Church of England clergyman has given rise to a serious discussion. "If any clergy- man takes upon himself to disregard the orders of the church lie must be answerable first to myself and then to the court of this the bishop said. Rev. George Rousfield took a different view of the ease. Hej held that circumstances altered cases, and that in districts where the hold 01 the church on the people was not strong the clergy might with justice allowed to defer to the will of in- dividuals in regard to the celebration of marriages and baptisms in private houses. "If no such deference is al- said he, "the people will turn lo the ministers of denominations which allow these ceremonies." Several clergyman were on their feet preparing to speak when the chan- cellor of the diocese stated that Mr. Bousfield was out of order, and the discussion closed. FAJWEB and RANCHfctS INSURE your Buildings Kv also your CrofM ag- ainit Damage by Hail P.O. BUck PUe 200 PROFESSIONAL CA1DS I SHOES I AT WJ.QALBRAITH. M M, Physician, Surgeon Aecauchar Omoe 9H iuxipaib ft. ;Phone M 9 A.m.. 1-8. 7-8 p.m. DRf. McCLURC 4V STEWART, Bur Dentists. Oflqe Hours: 9a.m. U 1p.m. to lp.it. HAMILTON ft YOU MO Surveyors Room 4VWhitfioy FOR SALE Alberta Realty Co Lethbridge Alberta C.F.P.Conybtars, K.C., B. JffMfVtt. C. L COMY8EAIIC 4 Office: Cony Block. W. C. flllMONS AJvocaU, Barrister, Etc. Office: Block. R. Q. ADD I SON Successor To B. C. MOORE Funsral pirocfer Emhalanar Neil to PretbytefUu Office Phone 108. Residence BATTLEFORD CONSERVATIVES Battieford, Sask., June Hill of Lloydminster, presided at the Con- servative convention held at North Battleford. The candidates were H. R. Miles, of Marshall and Dr. Morrison of North Battleford. The Lloydminster delegates worked hard for Mr. Miles but Dr. Morrison secur- ed the vote of the convention. i IIII ti i I i i 111111M i-1 i i 11 i i i i i 11 11 i i i i A_GOOD DAY'S WORK Lethbridge ratepayers did a good day's work yesterday by almost un- animously endorsing the bylaws that were submitted to them by the city council. The vote shows that prac- tically all the property owners in the city are in favor of the progressive policy of Mayor Henderson and his colleagues. We can now look forward to im- proved streets anil walks, an up to date fire hall and a much needed mar ket. With them our status as a city will be much more firmly founded. The Herald wants to say right here that much credit is due to Mayor Henderson for the progressive spirit that is characterizing this year's council. He has already proved that he realizes the needs of the city. His plans have not nil boon carried out yet and other important bylaws will be submitted to the electors during the next few months. mum. The plau.s call for the moving of the track from Brocket on the eas' to a little west of Blairmore on the west and between the two points the road will be practically rebuilt. It will be wholly so except as to that portion running through Frank. The proposed line leaves the pre- sent track at about Brocket and runs north of the present road. T he sta- tion at Pincher City will be moved north several hundred feet and the line will run something like a mile north of Cowley. It is said to be the intention to move the town of Coivley to the new line- Coming further west, the line cross- es to the south of the present track ;md instead of crossing the Old Man at the present bridge ,it the falls, will keep on the bench and cross at the Big Bend near Henry Gibeau's ranch. It then takes to the table land on the north and comes into Bcllevue through the townsite, giving Bellevue a station, and coining on to the slide, keeps above the present track until the top of the hill is reached when it joins the present track thus dispensing altogether or practically so, with the two per cent, grade of the present time. Through Frank the track will be as at present, it i.s said, but nearing spoke in his ofUcial capacity when he voiced his great regret at the nec- essity of parting with Mr. Webb and concluded by presenting him, on be- half of the congregation, with a Qlled purse. Music and dancing con- cluded the evening. Rev. Mr. Webb left Thursday night by the midnight express to join his brother at Ponoka, near Edmonton and will see what ranch life will do for him. Again we arc doomed to disappoint ment for again it is raining and; the creeks running into Old Man River and the river itself are higher than ever. Today the water of the creek had commenced to flood the H.N.W. M.P. stable which is on a knoll in the centre of the stream. It was found necessary to build a dam to turn the waters past the building. A good job was made of it though it meant the flooding of the Oat space Lethbridge's First Swell Chinese and Japanese Store Carrying a complete stock of Silks and Fancy Goods, Cigars, Tobaccos, Fruit Confectionery I Is Open Today An invitation is given to all to visit the store and inspect our stock KNOCKING THE WEST Blairmore, the line again diverges and passes through Blairmore along the bench on the north side of town. It is said that the old line will not bo taken up but will be left to serve the coal mines now established along it. The Peterborough Review believes that the welfare of the Conservative party and of the Canadian West are not identical. Jt therefore sacrifices the latter in the interests of the for- mer. Jn a recent issue, while inti- mating- that the general election de- pends upon a good harvest this year nnd that the immigration policy of tne government is responsible for the hard times in the west, it gives hor- rible accounts of the financial condi- tions of the West. "It is make or "break with the West this "Payments are simply not being made. Large business concerns are able to pay such magnificent sums ns ?25 on account of their largo ednoss to Ontario manufacturers." "One thing is certain however, and that is the complete financial depres- sion of th.o Went th" Such are a few of the slanderous sen- tences by means of which the Review would knock this Country to gain party advantage. That it is not make or break with the West this year, thnl. payments arc being met, that there is not a financial depres- sion here this spring is well known to "everyone acquainted with condi- tions in the West. Thore has boon talk oi the line changed this season but no an- made. It nouncement ha? is thought likely, however, that the just in front of the barracks. Every- body is tired of this weather but still it rains. Mr. Marshall Laird, foreman of the coke ovens, believes in making things suug around his home. First he en- closed his lot with a substantial, good-looking fence, und now he is hauling soil and levelling in front ut his house, preparatory to making a lawn. When L-ompleted it will be thu finest looking spot on the socotit" bench. The Scott Biograph Company visited our village but it is to be rather an old story this with the wet night, mnr.y attending. Few towns in the West have ijccti as busy as this one during tnc past week. The council passed an uOmir- able bylaw doing away with stove- pipe chimneys and as a result in spite of the rain, active op- erations along that lino have gone on. The recent improvements have been made in the chimneys, the additions made to tho nre brigade, the new appliances, increased length of hose, extra hydrants and olher things for fighting fire, have led the fire underwriters to give notice of a ten per cent, reduction from the pre- sent rates on all new policies writt-rn after May 30th. This will be good news t0 all. -Our Fountain will arrive in the course of a week, when our ICE CREAM PARLOR in the rear of the store will be opened. "When we do it we do it well." Balance Easy Buys one of the finest homes of Lethbridge. 3 lots with the property. H.J.H.Skeith Room 1 Whitney Block F. B. ROLFSON ARCHITECT Room Whitn.y Blo'-.k. 804 JA8. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Southard Block, Strut AIU. A Good Thing ALVIN RIPLEY ACCOUNTING, AUDITING, COL- LECTIONS RENTALS Fire, Life and Accident Insurance Room 5 Whitney Block Lethbridge Lodge (U.D.) A. F. A. M., G. R. A. Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall., P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receive a hearty welcome. A.C.MESSER, G.V.STORKEY, AV. M. Secretary, P. 0. Box 537. Canadian Order ot Foresters 20 Sections uearTaber at an acre. down, balance on easy payments J. T. McKINNEY Room 1 Whitney Blqtik Chow Sam Co. McKELVIE ff MeGUlRE'S OLD STAND i M I i 1 1 IU i-M III ii 1 1 1 1 I I I III 1 1 i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 E. T. MCGREGOR REAL ESTATE BROKER Agent for Farm and City Property- Loans, Insurance, Collections, Rent- als and Conveyancing. List your property with me. Call at P. O. Block or Address Box 387, Lethbridge, Alta. Ik. 262 Meets in K. of P. Hall last Thursday of month. Visiting Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, C.Tt. A. NEioia, KIDS! Begin to yell for cnstoria at 0 p.m. When they get exhausted I yell for early closing. SEE THE CUR POINT OF VIEW The. Winnipeg Trihunc announced the death of Sir -R. G. Reid, "pre- mier of Newfoundland." Sir Robert didn't hold that job, but he vras ty newly owner of the island, as the government gave him most of the colony to build a railwnv. 1 OPTIMIST SUNDAY IN JERSEY "Smile" Sermons Preached in Many Men in New Club Now York, June opti- mism was preached from a hundred pulpits in Newark, its environs and the Oranges last Sunday. It was Op- timist Sunday and the philosophy of making the best of and seeing the best hi everything was exponuded by ministers of all creeds and denom- inations. That was all. The sermons wore by members of the Optimist Club of Now Jersey, the newly incorporated "smite" tion which has boon taken so sorious- ly in New Jersey that the most prom- inent business, profession, religious and financial men in the State have joined in the movement to drive pes- simism from business and society. Among them United Stales Sena- tors Briggs and Kean, Gov. Fort and managers and owners of nearly all the big department stores and man- ufactories. The club has the sanction of Bishop O'Connor of the Roman Catholic diocese of Newark, Bishop Lines of the Episcopal diocese of New- ark and other church leaders. L. M. JOHN1TONE Barrister and Offiefl adjoining Union Bank, LethbrMfe. B-lyr LITTLE ONE UNHARMED She Wanders From Her Home, and a Train of Ten Cars Passes Over the Child Chicago, June Julia Wei- gle, two years old. wandered from her home at 2795 Forty-ninth avenue to pluy in the sand along the Northwest- ern Railroad tracks this afternoon. At 4 o'clock fast train No. 529, with ten cars behind a powerful locomo- tive whirled over the shining rails and bore down, rumbling and roaring to the place where the baby was play- ing in the white sand. The conduc- tor was John Bulin, and Engineer Lewis was at the throttle. Lewis, leaning from his cab window was horrified to see the tiny body suddenly grasped by the suction of the train and drawn beneath the wheels of the forward car between the front and rear trucks. There was not much else to do but to .-top the train, and Lewis stopped it, leaping from his engine and run- ning back with the conductor and a score of curious passengers. But when they got back a hundred yards or more there was the baby sitting in the middle of the track. -ONE ROCHON'S ICE CREAM BRICKS It just the thing for an evening like this PHOSE WHEN THE RIVER ROSE "I suppose you have considerable floating population inquired the visitor. replied the native of the little river town, 'specially durin' the rainy Weekly. MeeU 1st and 3rd Mondays in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. s. a. DAVIES, W.P. 24-ly T. J. WHITE, W. S ICE CREAM SWiDrab Firi ai Cwfafcurj G. W. H. REED Successors to Hadley-Roberts Co. Phont 2li There was a slight abrasion on her head nnd her lip was slightly cut. Lord Twecrhnouth, of the British cabinet, is in a stale of mental col- The O Star When you want a GOOD MEAL and want it in a hniry go the iUberta BestHrait 1 Ice Cream Oliver Block Fresh Fro it Phone 228 Lethbridge Nest of OwU Lethbridge Nest of Owls, No. 159. will- meets the first and third Wednesday of ach month in K. of P. Hall. G. V. STOKKEY, SacreUury. C. ROSS TATE, President. H. PRIEST. Junior A DELICIOUS SPRING DRINK nestles cleanly and safely in every bottle of ginger ale, sarsaparilla. le mon and cream soda, iron brew and other, aids to appetite, digestion, bloot purification and general health we prepare for our fellow citizens. Wha costs us so much time and trouble need cost you call for an< deliver orders. At Prince Albert, Garry Barrett was sentenced to hanged on July 17 for the murder of his stepson, Burnell Johnson. Barrett cacne from Idaho. FIXTURES, SHADES, TELEPHONES, MOTORS, Etc. McKenzfe Roy ELECTRICIANS Promptly to Pkome 204 NfeM t29 Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293. Sen if inefit in the KnigLtii of Pjrlhin- Hall every tirnt ami thirt! Thurvday in the nontii it S p.m. Visiting biythrea always wd ome. Walter W. Fred T. Robins, 8. t. Boi 57. LCTHBRIOGE '.OOut nO. ti C. B. P. O. C. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. 8HARMAN, M. E- R'- Secretary. WANTED The Lethbridge public and the tfaTellihg jmblic to know the Hub Cafe is as clean and up-to-date restaurant as there is in Alberta, and that strictly white help is employed. Charges moderate ToAictt Spring Chicken Strawberries and Cream Utffja NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION OF STATIONARY Meet iu the Labor Hall erevy nod and fourth Mondays in law month. requiring certificated en- gineers, and engineers out of'employ- ment, would do weh to eowmmoicsU with w. ROBERT NEVIN, Chfet W. A. DIOK80N, SecrrUry. WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEUPtRANCE UNION Meet in Methodist Wesley Church every third Friday in month at 3.30 p. m. Visitors always welcome. MRS. A. E. HUMPHRIES, Pres. MRS. CHAS. MeCLENAGHAN, ;