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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 20, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LI.tH-M.jDOI., ALTA.r'-ftATOiDAV. JUMt .jfl, till ttJlttt GARY SAFES We iuvite you to call and look over our goode during the time you are iu Calgary enjoying the Dominion Exhibition. We will be represented there showing a com- plete line of Fireproof Safes Vault Doors Safes ___-----. etc.-------- and will be pleased 1o go into the matter whether you are desirous of purchasing at present or not. Our representatives in the booth will be Mr. J. A Young and Featheretone, who will gladly furnish you with catalogs, prices, etc., on anything in our line that you may require. ford ft Featherstone Offices and Ware rooms 55 King Street West, Hamiltc n, 311 Alexander Ave., Winnipeg, Man. ABOUT the tl Dad's Council apparently had An asy session the other night. No any tendency to natters that had sec things as others them, pecially when it is too dark to anything els'.1, educator; even alderman; 'in thu education of And just while we're on the subject, Vfhiii is doing about the gas wt-11? There is nothing reported and ji is therefore to be understood that there i I i I i i j i I 11 i M 111 i i 11 H 1111 i 111111 i i 111 i cause any war of words arose to en- iven the proceedings. All wag ag calm as a frozen mill-pond. I have wen telling Dad that they did a very 'oolish thing when they decided to pay old Michael's board bill. Old Mike was deserted by his relations who should have taken care of him in his old age and was left stranded in the city. A generous hearted hotel keeper' kept him for several weeks and then asked the city to foot the bill and to put up the necessary to send the old man away. The city fathers made up their minds to sendj him to the Devil 's Lake where; he belonged and did so, but were a little dubious about paying the old man's board when they had not au thorized the hoteikeeper to keep him at their expense. The city solicitor said that they were under no obliga- tion to do so but they did it just the same. Following Michael's case any fellow that is busied can get some one to keep him and the city will have 'to whack up for his keep when the bill comes in. The city will be kept busy paying for other people's generosity. Aid. Watson has a great faculty of sticking to a thing until he gets it. He has been hammering away for weeks trying to get the city to fix up that awful mudhole near the round house and finzilly last meeting an rder was given to have it done at nee. The C. P. R. will have to find ome other way of getting rid of the verflow of water from their round louse so as not to make a puddle in he road. The next mudhole for the Mderman to get after is the one on Baroness Road near the freight shed. [t is a dandy and very little fixing will make it alright. those the ave is nothing doing. I tools that the drillers have been, others-been ordered. up so much per diem for" the delay? Chief Gilleapie certainly made a scatteration of the tin horns that had congregated in the city. He gave them to understand that he WAS af- ter them and they knew what that meant. A word to the wise is suffi- cient and these gentlemen who prey FREE HAT DAY STARTS ftlOT Women Theatregoers in Scramble for Met'ry New York, June was the day set for the distribution of Merry Widow lia'is at the matinee? of "The Merry at the New Amster- dam theatre, and there was a dandy riot, which left behind it a playhouse strewn with back hair and' puffs, baby pins, and all those tilings which there inade -a rush for Hi 6 bargain counter. The bread line tibsululely refused to they Came from all directions I and all wanted to get -thorn first.. T' come off easily. Now, these hats are just was one poor lonely special officer on the ejob, and it wasn't a minute be. was entirely surrounded by he women. 'Savage himself took a look and then remembered he had an en- gagement downtown. Press Agent Maurice Kelly also looked in before going over to the twenty- Q rickey. Knickerbocker for eight inches in diameter, and each When the doors were opened for the was inclosed in a regular hat box. poople to go out the women in the The management did not figure (gallery who hadn't heard anything that the 50 cenf seaters deserved any about the coupon racket thought they souvenirs and they did figure that were in on the melon cutting as well there would be "some men in the au- as their downstairs sisters, so they (Hence so they bought hats .d I nil came down and around into the upon the ignorance'and weakness of thought ihey would be enough. Then theatre and joined the merry party, others took a turtle to themselves, they made over the lounging room in Roughhouse Some More The proprietors of the joints got K-ary the rear of the main Uoor into a hat( About this gomc _ and politely asked the rounders to depot and put across the front of 4 thrQugh of the ,mt. vamoose. The notoriety that comes a long counter behind which were sla from the arrest of such is not pleasant for those characters tioned a lot of people to give out the men who hats to the bread line, which the try to pass themselves off as res- young fel- PARDONED Frankfort, Ky., June an- nouncing the pardon of Caleb Powers and James Howard, Governor Will son closed the last chapter in one of the most noted criminal cases in the his tory of this state, in which people al over the United States have formal! expressed their interest by signin petitions for pardon. pectable citizens. When lows appropriate thoir money to pay gambling debts and the cheques come back with the en dorsement of a certain colored gen tleman on them, it is coming pretty close home to the fellows who got the money. There is not ;i more -low- down class of cattle travelling loose upon this little green planet than these tin horn artists unless it is thv man of pretending respectability allows them around their premises and allows them to use their places of business as a means of .skinning the unfortunates who do not know Any better than to try to beat them at their own game when the odds of loaded dice and marked cards are against them. Chief Gillespie did a good work when he scared the bunch out but he has more ar- resting to do yet. He will do it too, and more power, to him. management intended to have pass by and get their hats in orderly, Hen- on the floor; Thole who htd received coupon went after one and the ushers went aftct the coupons, too, and that was another rough house. And at 6.30 there were groups oi women standing on the street clear over to Broadway, hatlesa, who had come that way intending to put the new hats 'on and not have an old one to carry and who stood there with their hatpins in their hands and said naughty, naughty things. employer's ry W. Savage manner. But that was not exactly what happened. 2.000 Women for Hate As it turned out, there was some- thing like women in the house which was miscalculation No. 1. Of course there couldn't be a chance for! in a little box on the counter. When citadel and the pillars of hat boxes went over with her. Some of the hats were smashed and a lot of women thought it made a good chance to get their hats without waiting any longer and everybody went-into the scrim- mage. Four policemen were called in to stem the tide of women and save what could be saved of the hats. It seems that after a coupon had been exchanged for a hat it was put the women if they were given hats on 1 the counter went over this box went, BLACK SPRING VALLEY Black Spring Valley, June weather is fine. Crops are looking fine and winter wheat is beading out. Quito a hail storm struck north of us on Saturday lost but we do not think it did much damage. Leon Burns was taken seriously jll last week aud was taken to town on Friday. Ills mother and Charley Burns went with him. They return- ed home on Sunday leaving" Leon much improved. It proved to a very bad attack of quinsy. Mr. Dohcrty returned from town on Friday fooling very much better, but has appendicitis and will under- go an operation in the future. Mr. Reycroft is among those who have windmills. Charley Burns is hauling wheat to town for Leon Burns. Ira_Burns wiJI go to Claresholm on Thursday to see about getting lum- ber for an addition to his house their entrance into the theatre to get too, and the coupons were scattered which he intends putting up this fall. them into their seats and still let ev- crybdy see the show. So The Council have evidently got the idea that the gaswell is not going to give the city light or put it into a position to buy out the electric plant before the next dark night conies and accordingly have ordered the instal- lation of. a few more street lights. They have come to the conclusion that the people are tireti striking matches to see the crossings and of bunting into one another on a dark night. It is no fun and it is a good job for the city that an increasing number of the aldermen are living on the dark streets. It makes them A CONSERVATIVE CAUCUS Ottawa, June A caucus of the Opposition was held this morning and it is understood that Mr. Borden gave information regarding the pro gtess of negotiations of settlement of the contentious clauses of the elec- tion bill. It is said that informal committee of Conservative and Lib eral be proposed to dea with all remaining questions in dis pute so as to facilitate as early a settlement as possible. St. Catherines, June mjlls of the Lincoln Paper Company were destroyed by fire this morning. The loss is between forty and fifty thousand dollars. The origin of the fire is unknown. coupons were given out at the door, redeem- able after the last curtain, each call- ing for a hat. And the management fondly expected 'that the women would wait which was miscalculation No. 2. During the last intermission, just before the Maxim's scene, a number of women decided they preferred to land during the remainder of the how. These filled up the space be- hind the seats. And then one or two of happened 'to think they Iwd to 'get home early and presented their coupons. Manager Douglas and his corps of L ushers and girls behind the counter wanted to please and gave out one or two hats, and the other women who were standing near happened to think they, too, had to get home early. More hats were given out, and then those down in front noticed that the others were getting hats and started to get this long before the cur- tain fell. Stage Neglected for Gifts By the time Sonnia and the prince left Maxim's in the yellow spot there was more doing at the rear of the theatre than on the stage, and the minute the curtain began to come down everybody, who was not already The Alberta Railway and Irrigation tanpany Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET lots North of the Railroad ani West of Westminster U. FROM tffe f EACH Also a few Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each TERMS EASY One-third cash, one-third 6 months, 'balance 12. months. Interest (5 per cent, per annum liberti Uiftii lid Co ilnd lib. Get the Habit Why Pay for Competitors' Advts. when they're better than your own Persistent in Your Advertising Of course the bills are not sent to he pays them. BUT, he pays them out of profits which should have been YOURS if your advertising had been better than his. A DAILY AD. IN THE HERALD MAKE GOOD EVERY DAY You will continue to pay the other fellow's advertising bills, and in the same way for his automobiles, his new store-fixtures, his expansion in every way until you de- cide that you'll stop it, improve and expand your advertis- ing. SET THE PACE YOURSELF Make Him Pay for Your Advertising! ;