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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 18, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta FAOC TWO A T H UR S D A V II, lilt, "3 T Printed by the Duly Herald Printing Co., Ltd., iawiul eveoiog iU otttt. Bouud St.. Lethbridfe, ilberta, Caaada. W. V SUCHANAN, Di and Editor. RatM Daily, year, delivered...... Daily, mouth, delitered, Daily, three delivered.. Daily, one delivered Daily, oue year, by mail...... Daily, aix mouths, by mail Daily, thiee by mail Herald, one year Ltt Ltt .'J6 I.M i.50 changed often as de- sired; but both new aud old address be given. HOPEFUL IN DEFEAT A. G. McKay, the Liberal leader in Ontario, is not a coward. The. over- whelming defeat of the party has nol discouraged him iu the leust. Liber- alism is.not submerged. It has a mission to servo iu OuLtirio. few days after the election Mr. McKay was interviewed by the Tor- onto News. What he told the report- er has such a true, maul.-' air ubout it that we publish it iu full: "Ontario Liberalism is not he said emphatically, "mark that, frhis may be a good time to 'take to find out just whcie we aud wherein, if it be the case, we uro out of touch with the people. 1 ain awaiting the ollicial returns ui popular so that may learn exactly our po- sition." "Do you counsel a Provincial con- Mr. MacKuy was asked. "JL do at the proper time. I do not know that it would be the wisest thing to do to call it immediately. Men are apt to be a.bit lethargic in the face af such experiences as re- ports indicate the Liberals have re- gone through. But I have a lot of faith in the Liberalism of the earnest, aggressive kind that knows it has a mission and is ready to per- form it. A year ago when I accept- ed the leadership I expressed the view that a convention should eventually be free gathering of Liberals not .to pass cut-and-dried resolutions but to confer frankly together as to position, policy and platform. Within the next year such a gathering inigh A POST-ELECTION SPEECH." (Toronto Saturday flight) It is said that no man in Owen Sound is more popular than Mr. James H. Little, the veteran editor ot The Advertiser. Mr. Little's family was one oi the lirst to come to Owen Sound, and the Advertiser one ol the town's oldest papers. Mr. Little, always a iiKxk-st man, was prevailed upon many years ago to run for the Town Council. Alter much deliberation the genial "Jioi- my" let his name go on the ballot, and when the returns were in it was found that he had polled the highest vote. A demonstration, the usual af- termath of an election, was prepar- ed for the evening, and the newly elected councillors were given an op- portunity to speak. Mr. Little kept well to the background, but was tin- ally discovered; and being a small man was carried to the platform. With the ploasuntest smilo lie was master oi, he said: ''Ladies and irt-n tlcmeu, I can't make a spei-ch, but 1 can run." And with that lie jumped from- the platform and ran up the street much to the amusement of the citizens as- sembled. GRAPHIC STORY OF THE FLOODS IN MONTANA THE ORIGIN THi CORRECT Sunday School John- ny, where do you go when you arc loss caused by this flood can never be computed. The grand total is appalling. Every section of the otate has suffered. There is scarcely u farm in the bottom lands of any river in Montana that hns not suf fvred. Some of the finest old homes in the state have been destroyed Along the Milk river, the Teton, the Marias, and the Missouri, every where, one .sees grain and hay field covered with several feet of slime an filth and sand that will bake haraud concert, and added to this, the fact that the band is led by a man who knows how to get the beat re- sults, it is not a cause for wonder that-the "Kilties" are hailed with delight wherever they appear. The band is under the leadership of ron ACRE LOT on Wall work Addition. No reasonable of- fer refused. TtoC. LkfMi Ifncj 'tat ten 111 MADAM MOftMAN (Orektsftral PianUto) Teacher ot'pianoforte, tfirfaa, aod voice production. .Visits or pupils, prepara- tory or son, a New York artist who went to j merchandise and. personal effects to The bridge across -the Budapest a year and a half ago. The higher ground. sforv of the river ncar W.S.GALBRAITH. M.D.C.M. Redpafth ft- f 'Fboae U M. 74 DRi. McCLURC It STEWART, Bur geoo to 12u.; Ip.DQ, to 5p.m. C.F.P.Cwiybaart, B. COWVBEAME Barruters, Solicitor, Conybeare Block. Uthbrtdgt, Alta. he inquired in return, smil- ing. Well, I cannot say. I put my best into the campaign and confess to a deep disappointment. J have writ- ten the various Liberal candidates throughout the Province and expect when I reach home there will be a number of letters awaiting me. Per- haps when I have read these 1 will have a better idea as to how the elections were lost, and as to the future. women for miles around gather at thousand stranded passengers in the village. Every bachelor writes hia Havre, and the hustling little city name on a card and costs it into a was taxed to its utmost to care for tub of. water on the green in the cen- them all. But the -people of Havre tre of the town. The single women acquitted themselves splendidly. They approach the tub at noon with long did everything possible to accommo- poles fitted with spikes. Each spears date and entertain their involuntary a card and the man whose name is I guests." Superintendent Lowry of the on the card is expected to many the Great Northern worked like a Trojan spearess if she hunts him up. There to see that every delayed passenger follows a walk through the village, was provided with good board and the couple linking arms, and in this hedging at the company's expense, and by plunging into a torrent that threat- ened to carry the whole party to de- struction. An English lad named Foulkes lost his life in the Milk river just north .of while trying to save a: corn pinion. "William general- superin tendent of telegraph for the Grea Northern, is at Teton Station inspect ng work of reconstruction. He'han a splendid crew of are makin wonderful progress, but their task i a gigantic one as the lines are com pletely out for miles at.a stretch a, over the flooded districts." "Bear this in mind: the Liberal par ty is larger than the individual, and, even in Its darkest hour, I have no doubt that Liberalism is yet destined to serve Ontario faithfully and well "There was uhe encouraging feature about the campaign just ended. The old-time Liberals, men who in 1905 had reached the conclusion that it was well that the Ross Government should fall, were this time as loyal and whole-souled as ever, it did me good, travellhig through, the coimiry, to experience the many warm hand- shakes from the old s'.u: A us Ls of Li- beralism who were ivgi'-'n oti the fight- ing lines." "The causes for the was the question asked the "These each must determine in his own was thir reply. "Certain interests semm to have bwn allied against us. There arc some re- ports of more evil Influences. There was, too, a lack of organization, and no fund for legitimate organizution expenditures. Again, the people in this country are slow to make chang- es without emphatic cause, and the misdeeds of the Government wore, in most cases, bad blunders rather than acts of deliberate "Will there be many Jlr. MncKay was further asked. "J haven't much use for post-mort- the prompt response, "nor do I believe in making allegations which ve cannot prove. If there has been any general corruption, and there are some serious allegations to that effect, then, of course, it should be investigated. But it costs money to fight protests, and Opposiizcn cof- fers are not usually overflowing. Frankly, I Imvun'i much irutn m the protest talk unless the evidence is un uqu AVV: are financially in a position to prove what we allege." way the engagement is publicly ack- nowledged. The marriage takes place within a month. Mr. Watson was in Marididi for the1 express purpose of sketching the na- tives during the husband fishing. He overheard one of Miss Mercer's fric-nds dare her to and when she accept- ed the dare he Bribed the man in charge to change tubs, replacing the regular one with one in which the cards bore only his name. Miss TO ENTER R. M.O. June following Westerners were successful in the en- trance examinations for the vacan- ies next term in the Royal Military College, Kingston, Arthur, Beaufm Ir- ihg, Lemieul Allan Vilarot, Vaucouvcr, James Fle- ming- Johnston Blanchard, Win- nipeg; .Henry Charles Victor, lacdowell, Victoria, B. C.; Henry John Woodman, Winnipeg; Stuart Taylor, Wood, Dawsorl FOR SLE HAMILTON ft YOUNG C. L Alberta W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, BairkUr, Etc. Office: Southard Block. R. G ADO I SON B. C. MOORE Director and Cmhalmar to Preabyterian Cliorah Office Phone 108. IM, F. B.NROLFSbN AfibHITECT Room Whitney Biock. A ENGLISHMAN Hut chihson.'bo years of age, Englishman who has Cor soii.e time been an in- mate of a. house of refuge here hns fallen heir, death of an unclp, to an estate in claimed to be worth about a million dollars, leit for 20 Sections nearTaber at an acre. down, balance in 8 years at 6 per cent. J.T. McKINNEY lloom 1 Whitney "BlpcV JA8. A MACDONALD ARCHITECT Southard Block; Redpath Lethbrtdfe, Alta. V' ALVIN RIPL.Ey ACCOUNTmG, LECTIONS and RENTALS Life and Accident Room 5 Whitney Block (M) A. F. A. M., G. R. Regular meeting nighty Uie' thirii Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren Trill always receive a hearty welcome. A.C.MESSER, W. M. G.V.STORKEY, F, Mercer came with her spear it was impossible for her to do otherwise than spear his card. He claimed the forfeit; their walk through the village followed. Later he told her of the trick he had played, but was forgiven and their marriage a month later was the result. After the marriage thfty took up their permanent residence in Venice. The letter rceived by Mr. Mercer front his sister is the only word "he has had from hr-r in over a year. It has chased him around a good part oi America and he hastened to write to her upon receipt of it for fear that she would think him dead. Mer- cer was left an orphan at nn early age. She is rho have been waging a bruising battle with the waters. It has been a try ing time. Long hours, hard and often dangerous work, 'wet clothes and fre- quently no food or scanty meals has- tily devoured didn't sofva to railroad men. They all worked in- dcfaligably and good naturcdly to lift the blockade. "I read a very interesting editorial in The Tribune n day or so ago, pay- ing deserved and handsome tribute to t Dinna Forget ------1 OUR POINT OF VIEW Frost killed vegetables, beans and strawberries at St. Thomas, Ont., and still these Ontario people keep worrying themselves about early frosts in the West, forgetting that Ontario always beats as out. The Calgary Herald announces that the Cana'dian Northern would build from Calgary to Saskatoon if the governments of Saskatchewan and woniri guarantee the bontfs, Sure, and they wmld bnild around the Wor1d all the governments countrire pwsHxl through would ae bonds. Nothing" doing in ad. writing for next two clays. Too bnsy getting forward arrears of picture framing and kmdred work, but DON'T FORGET tbat this OPENER good. week's EYE specially is We purchased specially Vrof OH RMRrjt the loyal band of men in this city who helped save the city from the desroy- ing waters. Reading that, I was re- minded of the deed oi a Great North- ern train crew in Northern Montana a few days ago. A through train was stalled at a point near the litile sta-1 tion of Essex in Flalhead wontry. There was a washout and landslide- arid five miles of the track was im- passable. A train from the west stood on othor skle of the gap. Some of the passengers bound for coast points and anxious to get to their destina- tion determined to walk over the mountains and catch the train on the other side. It was in a wild, rugged and heavily wooded region. There a great mountain to climb and the footing was dim and uncertain. One of the passengers from the east was an old lady, .sick unto death, on her way to her home in Seattle. She had been advised by her physi- cians she had but a few days to live and she was hurrying home before death overtook her. When the men who intended to walk over the trai were preparing to leave the car the Will be here for. one appearance at the ATHLETIC PARK Ba IMT, J8K 25 Subscription lists for re- served seats now. open and held by J. D. HiginbpthanT Co., Dr. 0. J.- Couftioe, Geo. .Bannorman, R. R. Davidson and O.B.Austin SEATS, ONE DW1AR Gneral 5fe Plan open for two days before open to general public Thursday, Juh 2 AFTEMOON SBOW DULY w V t" Iradim d Foresters E. T. MCGREGOR REAL ESTATE BROKER Agent for Farm and City Loans, Insurance, Collections, Rent als and Conveyancing.' List your property with Call at P. O. Block or Address Box 387, Lethbridge, Alta. Wild West Show TteEmtet kttar Iikifcititi TrreSiiq Cow Boys, Cow Girls, Indians, Mexicans, Cos- sacks, Cingle n FEATS Of MtSDUMSU1 Broncho Busting, Steer Ropeing, Pnsh Ball and Pony Polo ii Ladies' Tailored Garmente made to Order and Measure Mis, Skirts, IPBSB, VMu; hlRS Latest Stjlofl, Comet Firtinpr, Material, New and Exclusive No Two Garments Mad? Alike. Wecktr or MwtMr Pa If you wish to be stylishly and cor- MM. The Uberta Wwiy Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET lib Until rftk Mnri Also a iew Acre Lois East of Westminster Road, each Meets iu K. of P. Hall last Thursday of month. Visiting Brethren Welcome J. F. G.R. A. EEIDIG, F.8: Meets 1st and 3rd Hobdays iu K. of P Hall: at 8 o'clock. .Visiting brethren are coTdiallj invited. 24-ly T. J. WHITE, W. S L. Roy P.O.Bu82 One-thiitl cash, ooc-thiid 6 12 Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. Siu of [iglaii teftt j Meet in the of Pythiw Hall evWy firet tkinl Tliamiajr in the Month at S p.m. Visiting mlwajfl wet come. r Walter Appkrb j, Fml T. RoMjM, Si e. W. 1'mH.lmf. 67. LCTHBRIDCE i. C. P. O. liO. THE CONNOISSEUR tbat knows the taste of good, pure beer, puts Alberta's in lavor- ablo contrast to any of the imported beers on the market. It has the true flavor of the malt and hops that makes it a soother as well as An invigorator. When you want a delicious and re- freshing beverage in your home order Letbbridfe beer. HHBIHKE MEWING 4 MALTING COMPANY, Ltd Meets on the second Tuesday of eacfc month al 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHAKHAN, M. PRIEST. E. R. Nest Interest 6 per cent, per ananm of Owh Heat of Owls, No. waR mecta, the Ant and third Wednesday of each month in K. of P. O. V. STORKEY, Secrctaary G. BOSS TATK, Fietritient. M. PRIRft, JMior Part frea NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION OF STATIONARY ENGJNCtftS Meet In the Labor Hall every aud and fowrth Moodaya ia taw month. JEmployen reqvririnc eertiflevled aft- gineeni, and enf ineen evt of meat, wowld do well to with va. ROBERT NEVIK, CMei W. A. DICK8OM, WOMCITS CHRISTIAN T C M P C R A N C C U N I O N Meet in Wesley drarcfc cyery third Friday fa the inooth. tl 3.30 p. m. Visitors always wttaooe. M1t8. A. E. HUXPHEIE8, Fm. k'SS. CEAS. ;