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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 14, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Some stoves need as much poking and urging as an " old-tkate" hone, Such stoves waste fuel, waste time, spoil the cooking, exasperate the spirit and make the whole household go wrong. All that kind of bother and delay and disappointment are unknown where they use a THOUGHT R^NGE So simple a child can operate it. One damper heats the oven ; another increases the fire ; other dampers so check down thb fuel contumptlon that a fire-box of coal will last from twelve to sixteen honn. When you want a hot fire in a hurry, this atove will give you one in five minutes. A little girl or a little boy can be taught to operate a Happy Thought Range without any trouble. -Every Happy Thought bums coal or wood. Ask your dealer about the simplici^ of Happy Thoughts. Write at once for our illustrated catalogue-free. WM. nUCk STOVE CO. ' CtmiMa Br�*tf�rd Monlraftl Wlanl��a -FOR SALE BY- CITY MA^ OWN^ The Natural Gas that is Found CITY COUNCIL IeEMS TO FAVOR Municipal Ownership in Preference to Private Operation eolric Jiigl�t Co. M the otitcr iuoyo-sffcions had not been iiMKte. Mr. Sinunons snki it wa.s now iv� to 1*10 council ito foinnula'tt^ a ."'oi'V-si-tion and ask 'lihe eiit comiwiii-i�i if they wouM ncc�pt it. Mr. .lohn^onc wonted 'to 'have tlio pro|K>�i'tians~ contiklcrcd 'o.s ih.-.v .'>lood. It wa� unfair, 4�it^iv!;i-g I'till flotwil.'*, to hftW iMr. Siuun.jiis to a>ik for 'the pri^'ilc^o of iiMiking nn otVer as '^cmI os 'his own. Ut' i'Kli-fiilwJ the idea icha't |iho lileolric Ijig'lil Co. cmM not 'give a'li e.xpix-ssi'on oi i)|>i>nio'it on t'licir pro|H>si'('ion w.iljioul. consulting tlwii* shaivltohters. 'I'ht; rs l-ouM 'huVQ vnHil.v si�l)n�Ulo;i It Iv-gins to look \ik^ mx effort on " a'dmitto.t .iih.vt ^.e had, i.v (or gas and o,>er�to the |,ln..>t. .f dis-io"''"' Lleolr.c Wghl cove"y is nmde. TWn.� ,i>ok a itun K'�..."'>�,the |.rivil,>Be of umhT- iul moe.b�^ of tW cou.�cil. A lislf croW'd of oti'/cns ijjot'herod 'to liswii to the procoodings. Mr S'niinoiis-I am piviwro;! Major llogors' s^x^fc'll in favor of nainicipal o\vnerishii> was wwmly u\>^' Mr. Froenxin wtinouncod >t4iut iV; felt the Kleotric I^ight toinpaivv coui'd make a pro))0�i't icn hat woiitnl he niiKiiall.v .so'tisfaotor.v i-o, ,iii j>ar- (iL'.��. I bcjHsve WIiVAUDS LmiMfilNT will cure every raw.' of IMphlheri.'x. Kivef^lale. I heliove MrN.VItDff.S l.tVIMl'INT will ;>roitiiee growth of hair, MUS. VUAiH. ANIUOISSON. .Stanley, 1', K. J. I beHevo MmAllp'SUNIMKNI' is I the host hon.sehoUl Kenioily on i>arices were based on these in fufca at Mttlicinc lliat. Ij. M. .Jolinstoiio argued ihait he had askod the council it tihey prepari-Two weeks. I lemters for > iroKiiaiHis," .,nrt nd-iwd only two idn>s!*>d to Ijhe Minister of Pu^ilic �M0�� i-eceivud up 'to ikhmi Monday, .June JSth. J90(�, for i�loU'ghii�a i.he foltow-ing tireguiirds,. wihich in case of re- nn answer. At the Mon'da.v' ni'ght' iiKv>ting, an eirort was nwde 'to n.sh throng a'nothsr proposit'iatj. (xvaiisa he had not siibmitted.a contract in detail. There were fhr�K: cottr.sos o|>on to the council: (I'j inanediato municipal undertaking (2), )>oslpoivi'ng action till ready for, municipal undor-taking (3), giving a "franohiiso. The latfter, if containing provi.,1ustries tit about half thttt of tho .Simmons offer, .-iiyd had nunverous a'dvantngos. His proposition, he sa'id, wo'iitl give the city a proftt-sharing ,�art. Xj member of the council was ilire-.-t-ly or indirt'ctly aiteivstod in �! is proposition. He demanded a fair bearing for hiti company. M. Freeman pre.senced ihe ca.se for the KIcctric Light Co. in most ef-feciivi? style. He pointed out ugh;:d to the full wi.hJi of t.ho cr-I>oi'nt.ed out tlwt tihe man who dug iginal guar.,1, and of suflicient i'et>ih the wells was th'.- men who ha.;l !>',: and cover wwls, .grass, etc. ni,de thu. test hese some vnrs ago. When breaking new giiand, ploii,f,'ii.ing It cos-t $ \ 500 to pipe and complete- , niusl bo done to full width of lii ft. Iv outfit a well. Jn e.^iilaini'ng mo Iond not less than 4 inches.jn depth. ior -t'ijS.-Ploughing guard oijong th? Foivi-tter, who'publishckd 'the Medicine � llttl Xews, said Hhe gjas to oi>erate j his power engine cost (ic, a "Iny- In | his home of eiig'ht rooms 'i't co.^l hi in � $60 a year for he�t niwl light. At the woollen mill a l--'> hor.�e power I engine was oiieratt-d at a cost of tt�s-t bouiKlary of Jlnngo 19. west 4l'h. from Crow's Nest Hailwiy in ro\Mn!�hip �'to Welly ItiMcr in I'own-ship 10, and also from the -V. K corner �)f Township y-20-4, riiniiing straig. Ap-was S30,000, and onlv 4.000 was! proxinmt'e distance 20i miles. .pon;tod to operate it. The / rate 2056.-Ploughing rireguard on the ohapgod to priv�le hou.se.s in summ.-�r was 17.)c. i>er 1,000 fet't; in winter. 22.JC. To the industries Ihi'y give a raito of oc. a 1,000 feet. "If we an? not in a positicn to do the s�m.000, eiul this yaar i't niighit reach 836.01.0, Tlie criy was putting up a new cli,^ liall and oement walks, which the natural gas revenue was paying f. r. Ma.vor Rogers considenvl the natural number of UsthbrJdgo men ,t u'n i gas worth ?l,0OO,000 a year to .M.id- G. L. VROOMAN LETHBRIOGE. ALTA. ; outlay of �72,000. and tihey had tn-! nbled Ihe city 'to I.H>ast of (x-rhi-.-js I the bo.s.t pow'jr and electric Hgh'iMg service in live we>Jt. The same --iti-/ens werv more or les.s inleiwstoil in evpr.\' itKl.sitr.\- in Lol'hbri'dgi.''. and ihuy jcine Hat. 'I think we have natuial gas here. In (act it has been .seen burning hire, but was 'hardly touehod" .said the Mayor. -"I think we are. able to nvake a test cheaply. We c.>n save ; How is Your ilVatch Running I I Is it always fast or slow ? Never quiteon time? Perhaps the watch is capable of very acctirate ruuning, but It is not in .perfect ortler. Yoii know the tiny Dieclmnism of a wa^tch alS-. Bolntely demands that each . of the dozens of little parts = -springs, wheels, .jewels. , etc.-be just right, or good timing is out of the question Watch I Repairing Always has been a hobby of ours, to do the best work possible. ;W. J. Armstrong; ; JEWELER ENGRAVER  OPTICIAN. innGDnnDDDDocifj SADDLES Astride and Stock SINGLE - HARNESS^! Good stock of Farm Harness on hand; also a full line o f Trunks and Valises in stock. We guarantee Good Quality and Good Work KOOTENAY MARBLE WORKS Shackleton Simpson It Co. Mauutacttirers of Marble and Granite MONUMENTS Wholesale and Retail NELSON,B.C.: i B.C. MOORE. Local ilgt J SAVE MONEY NOW - - ; were d�iidv' in'rorr�t of ''ver hot'tom �ik1 s.tnking a well. Amidst applause, the Mayor jii'C-claimwl, "Natuml gos is too rich a herita'ge to give away. If we ar� r.f�t fmnnoially mrmiig enough lo iiwike a tesit costing *4,500, wo .)U!iht i. v-er 'to have tieen called a city." JToyor Kogers thought Mr. Frei-nian shouW have been .allowed a inotvih to put tn a proposi'>ijn. It' wo found gas, 'they srhouM iiit. put the iCIecti'ie Ijight Co. out I'l' I i.fi-ness without fair 'treeitn>ei>t. He w{>uM ag�'ee 'to 'tabiiiT over tlndr plan! at n fair valaation. AVii. Mct.Mure pronoimced hlins^U very sitrongly in favo*' of luun; ipal ow'ttcr.ship. Ho soiid 'he '. isrepresontcd as to h>s ti'tu.'k; on this (pic.'^tion. '�'You will reiiieiubcr, M.. M:iy!iir,' he sa'i'd. turning to the .Miy.-..-. 'I .s|>okc to you in favor of muniMpnl ownership of na'tural gns lasi 'wl," and the Mayor iioddod :is.wt togiethor and draw up our proposal." "I ni�ght IkMio inomtion," he said, "'(hat wlnile I am appaivintly eri! ici?,-Jng the action of the council as a w'Jjole, 1 would have it iwiiderst-'iod that the fair and honorable wc-tiTin ropo�ition. 'A'gavinst the action of t)ve council as a who'lc. and home of its n�eni'!.'ers'i'n pantic.'i'ar, we do protest. Wo who l>eloni{, to this city, who have investcid he-i-ily h month's time. Good Farming Land for sale also. W. F. RUSSELL J Real Estate Agent Tabor, Alta. Horner & Hutchison DRAYING All kinds of Draying and Team work done promptly. EABL KIRKHAM PIONEER MEAT MARKET ; AT NUMBER THREE L This tnarkftt is equipped to meet the popular demand of the the district. riVED HOPIllNS. 1^ PROP. Draying and Team Work AU kinds of Draying and Team Work given prompt'attention; also No. 1 Baled Hay and Oats for sale A. BKUCHET Sen.iitor dead. Oorinan, of" Maryland, is Cal'gary is go'in'g to have iwoi.itr-ket days a week. Two n�\v Methodist churches will 1)0 established in C�lgary. Thos. McCormick, the l^nlon, Otvt., 'bi'scui't nianufacturer, 'is ijpad. Fr�l B. Cummer, of the f'aljfaiy Herald, will maina'ge the Krank Vapor. Geo. E. Cliamhcrlain, Pimo-fat, har bosn re-elected govemor'^ .if Oie-gon by a majority of not less tl'.t'n 15,000. The West Canadian CoUlei-i.is. of Blairniore, arc now produciiK and shipping from their eoliieriea at SA\6 and Bellevue over 1,100 tons- .( iptA per day, beaides produoittg ".00 tons of coke, .Tos. Phillips, former presivle it .of the York Ooumty Loan Coii"">iiiy, is ogaln in U\e celts'ait Toronto, I'h^jm-as W'il'ker, one of his bondmrnm fcr IS2,.'>00 tecame uneiasy mid cor. i-ifd Crown Attorney Prayton. I'l lillp* will no'w 'have to find new {.Lncrnien. are known to all of .vou an tVnaa M.i.l-!.V responsihie �>en, hn\� Iroon tild that we are entitlad to no cons:d ration, and that consideration should l)e giiven only to a proiSpeotiw, nemi-tnyt'hical cowipan.v cofuposxjd of � nion of ivlioin you ktNxv nothrng', e.\c.*i>t ihat for some unclisclosod rcM.�tic fra�ichis?; we who havo. boon coMent to n�oet all compotrtors in the open field, trusV ing only to the nterits oi our product; we who have invested over 572,000 in .one industiy in iIms city, are toki that we are orttitloi to ;i.o consideratiion, 'but unknown :i'.en, who have not yet one dollar atfW.ko in-their schente are to 'l-.e ctva'blod to wreck our iinvesitioeivt ol $72,000 ly granting them a 20-j'ear monoi>j)y. Is this, ficnitleimiin, J ask .vou is this Intiondc.'d a*t an objebt lesson to anyone else who may feel 'incli'iKl>�d a |>ropos>t'ion, >t wouM ;je in bU8rnem4ike form. C. F. V. Oonyljearo took occasion to say a few words at t4�'�s point. He maintained tns' proposition hivd f�en ^ccopto.l, it wouM have tMon a milestone aruuiid the 'necks of the people of JLethhrid'^e. There was not'hins in the pr.tpjsi-tiob .to guarantee rates thiat v.'otdd induce indiisitrics to I'ocate here, yot a mention haid iHsm ma'de of t.'cte.s for heating or street lighti'ng either. There was no reason wh.v plonf of time n�i. As far as ha was con-ccrawd, he -'was workinig -vn 'iAxo town's intorcMta _"I bad no treasury .jtock, fluch a* the News .had ih.oen oftert.'^l. I have not an.V �tock in Mr. Siinnnms' company, I have nat Iwcn olTero I .ti.y and dorn't want �anv," wa� Aid. t;l-iver's emphatic dijclaratUn. -It wa.s cafty, he rcmarkcwl, for dhe lOleotr c Light Co, lo come oloivff aiKl ia,v piano after another man liocl made a proposHloh. He HaM thot ho v. as not againnt tibo KIcolrliv Ijight k-'o. or a'n.v otihor comfmny. Mr, Simmons said t'lvo iw-oplu wire jiiMtifled in Iwlkjvlng tion before them, and they had to deal wiuh it -vquarcly. AM. McOlure eiKloratxt the prc'.Tjf'i-(ion to protect tihe Kleotric Li.i.cht Co. He 'thought tihey should lie f.nr-ly treat�d, but he did not think tbis con-i.jon.v should be given u roonopo-\ly ot both electric and ^tm ivghuiiig. Dr. McClure urged tihe citizsni to cooperate and got rid of the divisi'.ns tibat existed. Aid. HaPdi�>g and AK1. McCluVe hod a few minutes apgunnent .iljout tfe latter's po.ition on the matter ot the other council meeting.. Aid. Robinson thoughthey sliKitlI'd give consideration to 'pll applications *Tllcy wxjre not fhero ;'or their own interests, but for uhe whole city, lie recalled that gas had ijuen found in large quantities soino fourteen yoors ogo on 't'ho northeast tcr-nor of the sP'icarm�tion as to mimic'lpal operation. Then, they could submit to the ratepayers the munjeipal ownership sohcnie, and let them, choose between that and tha bo.-^t privo'te i)ropo�itiont.on, Calgary and S'lra'thcona had isntarod ii.to agreements with iVi-ivate 'jprnpanies o boi-e for gaa. ' The City Holicitor siigges*^! that they should fix a t/inie'limit for receiving applications, and .'xftcr that decvde the tacwt course to take. The matter shouM be'pu.staed jilong as quickly as pofisthte. He'^t.tiorouijhiy endorsed municipal ownerslrip. T. M. Evans--Give ever.vtJody a chance. I would say that The ci'ty offer �a5,000 to the first i otiipf.ny that discovered gas. (lausfhterj. ' Mr. Johnstone^What >voul(t tk second money bo'? (l�aughtcr>, J, H. Fleetwood drew attention to the fact tha't Moooejaw had .'(dverllN-ed for tenders for boring,for gns wells from 1,000 to 2,000 Im.'t, tli,; council to operate them as a niunici-IKil work when discovoriad. It was Anally decided to sftt a data for n>coivlng tenders, and that in the meantime i4H! rniinell sliould get ih; furriiation on municifial ownerstUp, Mr. Siiniuons onnou|tcad that his company would withdraw, !.u>t ii is understood they will iiuiko another profioAition. Mr. 84mnioas took r.e-casion to say his coin|>any *)ad nevt^r upprnachi^d any newspaper -.r touii-cillor with an o�yr for ttyair supp^^rv. west boumlary of Kanvgc 18., west o( the -l-th Mcrrdian, i>Dm the Crow's X�.st Iiass Uniltviy in Towni^vip 9, .sit.raight noa-th to the ! Itelly K'iver. The appro.vinuito -di.s-I I'iVnw lioing 8 nuiles. 2679.-Bnck.sotting 'guainl from Little Bow Hiver en the nonfh iioun'Uxiy o' ll-H�-4 to X. VX corner uf Sec. 32-11-18-4. Breaking new gur.rd from >>. K. corner of 32-11-18-1 runni'Kg eastward to Belly iCivcr 'in Townsh'iP' ll-l�-4. Appr iximato distance 12 miles. 2t^7:i.-Ploughing lireguat\i fromi Belly fliV'er to Bow Hiver. ''o!"njuir,g 't'he lino one jiiite wcs't ot ilie east 'lK)und�.V 4.-PloU'gjhiivg ru\7suar.i (o real allowaiic.7 ono iiiihi .'oiUh .)f north �boiMKlar.v ot Tow n.sh ip tV' Itjnge 22. Wfsl of t'ho t'th Meridian, fum Old Man Hiver lo Itelly liiv.r. Ai>-(troxiinnto dL'^lance (i miles. 2�59.-Ploiig'hing lii-o-guard iloivg the west .boundary of Hang'c H. west of the 4'th Mfi-idi'aii, from C i w's Ne.st Hallway to Allierta I'.i' why & Coa! Co.'s line. Distaince al out 22 miles. 2014.-Ploughitig fireguard fii'luwiii'g the I'ine on north 'bouit I i;-y of 'I'ownsihip 14, from Bow itivor wist to Li't'tle Bow. Aj>pro.\-iiiiat.o distance ::14 miles. 2ti57.-Ploughing fireguand-s Mong ^tbe we.'it l- of Unxttg'i 20, wcvl oi" tihe 4t'h Meritli in, frr in Towrif:hi|i |0. Appro.vini.i.'.u distance 9 miles. 2694.-Breaking �>ew guarrl, stun ing at the soiit'h-cnst corner '�f wii-.ship l."�, Han^ 21, W't;st of .he !!h Meridian, and following the i-ie U-- ...'tween Hangis 20 ati'd '.'1, v ,rth throu^ Biucl�r()p't li^dian ci vo to Bow Hiver. ApproNiuTate H'lis-tanea !18 link's. T'ltc successful tcmleror will 'je lo-quiivwl to complc'te work n".l later than duly Slsit, 190f'.. All i.niiiMs must tie accomiwnitKi by an ,i repteil check, cxpi-ess or money onler :n favor ol the Minister of ;Pul>lic '.VorLs for 5 per cent, of 'the toi>d'r.>d iivce, and in case of a snvalt guai'd, f n'oi lo.%'s 'iha� SIO, as a .gUara i'iH) of good faith on the part of iho ;i.'icU.r-er'to enter into contraft on:! i-. vn-plete the work. Payment will 1* sul>.|i".'t t.i the work l>cing accepted aft'or an i \ain-ination by an Inspector �ii"ointth lity of dune, 1900. Our Re^ir Work Gives Satisfaction BECAUSE-. We nse nothing lint the befit material. We use none bnt the brst tools with which to do our work. When repairing n watch we mtfbeKi eyary p�rt of it ana nothing is too' trivial to escape our Attention. - The result is we have people come and tell ns how well they are satisfleil We fan satisfy you as we have others. ^ Oar charges are u)o which I hy firun you ^alrite but for why don't yon si'tid me no fetit, Wat is de iise of de stove when 1h' don't IinW? no feot. I am lose to many customer snrt' thing liy no having df feet and dats no ^ ''very pleasure tor me. What is de matter wid you. Is not my trade Hiom^y's so g(K)il like tinothcr man's. You lose me my trade. I am very angt^r for that and now I tells you that you are a dam fools ami no good. I send you l)uck at once your stovi* to-tiiorrow for sure Ix'caumt yon are such a dam foolishness i)eop1i>s. Yonrs respeclfullee Sincf I write you (Ills K'ltt'i'I titid de feet in Excnst' to iiK'. P, P. dc ovtiii. : HicK Ca Wahely |: ' Tho Tji'ndincr Tiiiiu>rs. 1'liiiii1u The Lending Tinners, IMiimlMM's. Steam and Hot Water Fittcirs. Telephone lltJ. TRY WM. OLIVER ---FOR- Evcrythinf reqjuired in the construction of a Building, Lumber and all kinds of Mill Work J * T)o not send all your money to Calgary and Ciranbrook. i > Help to build up>LetlMbridge iiiid a local industry by patroni/.ing * ^Oliver's Planing and Lumber Mills. Office, Yards and Factory-t'ornor Round tind Bomixis Streets Tol(^p))one 15i{ IF YOU HAVE THE PROPER REGARD FOR Quality, GleMliasss and Good Ssrvicis Your meat needs for this month will he exclusively in the hands of our particular and competent staff of. men. Fresh Fish three times a week, : P. Burns & Co., Ltd. ----Telephone LETHBRIDGE BREWIJNC &, MALTING GOMPANY. LTD MANUFACTURERS OF FJne Lager, Beer, lie and PQfter THE BKST IN THE AVEST All orders,sent to the Brewery will receive prompt att^^ntion ^bce to Buy- Because we keep tiiem in the bt.>st comlition, and have the best and biggest assortment in Southerii" Allierta. Opr prices are always right. Wallace CSL Hoselton 1 The Leading Cigar aud/Tubacco Firm in Stmthern Alberta. ;