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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWO LEtHBn-IOOi, FRIDAY, JUNE 21, III! TS, Daily HeroM Printed by the Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at iU olBce, Rouud Si.. Uth bridge, Alberta, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN, Ci- and Editor. 2.M IJI J6 iubscriptian Ratsa Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six month, delivered, Daily, three delivered. Daily, one mouth, delivered Daily, one year, by mail J-01 Dally, aix mouthi, by mail 1.76 Daily, three by mail J5 Weekly Herald, one year IM iddressei changed as often de- sired; but both new aud old address be given. THE BRITISH EMPIRE Ou Empire Day, tlie London Dailj Mail, the imperialist organ, gave itb readers a great quantity of data col- lected Iroui various sources for purpose of throwing light ou the vastuess of the Thes ligures are a reveJutiou. The area the British Empire is now square miles, or more than a tilth of thy whole area of land oil the globe. The total pop ulatiou in iy08 is or between oue-fourlh and one-lifth the total population uf the earth. Oi this vast population only a fraction is white, the total number oi while inhabitants not exceeding in the current year. In other words, the empire has six colored inhabi- tants for every white one. it is not generally known that between I860 and 19U7 the area of the empire in- creased from square miles to During the same than half a revenue has increased two and a half times, and the volume of trade has been more than trebled. We next note that the annual cost of all the defensive forces oi the em- pire is out of a total of in imperial administration. If we analyze these figures we find that the people of the United Kingdom contributed towards the disbursements for defence per capita, and the white inhabit- ants of the whole empire of the Brit- ish isles only 12 cents. The Imper- ial navy in 1908 comprises twelve Dreadnoughts and fifty-one other tleships, thirty-eight armored cruis-' ers and seventy-seven other cruisers, besides destroyers, torpedo boats aikl submarines. The ugg-'Cgatu war strength of the land forces of the eui pire is estimated officially at slight- ly over If now, we turn to commercial stat istics we find that the total value of the empire's trade in 1906, the last, year for which detailed data was ob- tainable, reached for imports and exports combined. The total interimperial trade fell only a little short of or about 26 per cent, of the whole com- merce, foreign and intfc-imperiu.'.. The shipping of the empire ij al- most exactly half the total tonnage possessed by all the powers in the. world. In 1906 it consisted of 10.- tons of steam vessels and tons of sailing vessels. To this aggregate Canada contributed tons and Australia's share was 368.000 tons. The total revenues of the empire now amount to an nuaily, while the aggregate debt ex- ceeds Of the self-go vernicg of the empire Canada is the least taxed, whereas taxation and debt are highest Lu New Zealand The total mileage of railways open for the whole empire and the variou leading states is about miles The submarine telegraph cables which link the various parts of the empir together have a combined length miles. We observe, lastly that Colombo, Singapore and Ho Kong complete tho line of Britis fortresses, which with Gibralter, Ma ta and Auen guard the shortest oc can highway from Europe to Chin and Japan. Until the face of th earth is changed or until England lo es her command of the sea, even the New York Sun admits, nothing can alter the fact that vessels of ev- ery nationality on the shortest di- rect route Jrom Europe to China or Japan must make use of British ports of call. is true of the route by Suez Canal is true also of that of the Cape of Good Hope. the oppoaition attowod dictate to tho majority aul force them to put up with the loaded cJjee in the jvoters' list prepared under the dnec- 1OU Ol LilU IWUI1U utimiwLtw Manitoba? Sir ilibbert Tupper says the Con- servatives will win at the next elec- tions. Don't you believe it. When o is any sign of the Conserva- tives winning little Hibby Tupper will not be declining a nomination but will bo ou the rush line ready to grub the plums. Kir Charles Tupper, Conservatives will sweep the coun- try." did the sweep ing. Sir Charles Ilibbert Tupper, "Tne Conservatives will win in the coming elections." Result, 1896, because a Tupper was known to guess right yet. Black Spring Valley as in never Lethbridge'.'j opportunity of hear- ing the celebrated Kilties Hand was due to the Young Men's Club aud to that organization the thanks of the citizens for the musical treat of last evening are due. The Club has favored this city with the presence of several high class musical aggre- gations and has established it- self as the vehicle through which Musical Lt'thbddge is enabled to r the from the outside vorld. The bringing of the Kilties here was Q big financial undertaking but the aggressive committee of the lub handled the affair so energeti- :aily thai they came out ahead of the guarantee. Black Spring Valley, June Shoivors every day and plenty of mo- squitoes keep things lively. Leon Burns returned home from town on feeling much bet- ter. Lars Brandvold is breaking on his claim. Ho intends seeding fifteen ac- res in fall wheat. Mrs. Heycruft is expected homo from tho Gait hospital this week. Mr. Arniel Williams is preparing for the early threshing as most of the farmers will thresh the winter wheat early. The Little Bow River was never known to be as high as at the pres- ent time. Mrs. Robt. Uimis visited Mrs. C. R. Adams on Thursday last. Quito a bunch from here contem- plate taking in the circus in town on Friday, July 2nd. C. R. Adams and Leon Burns visit ed at Graham's Ranch on Sunday. Xate Bowser visited his brother John from Friday Sunday. The Misses llilma Peterson and Ol- j ga Brandvold visited our school ou Wednesday. The teacher and scholars are pre- paring a programme for the last day of school. Parents are requested to come and see how their children havy improved in the last year. Charley Burns spent Friday and Saturday riding for John Williams on the Little Bow. Mrs. C. Thomson is at home again. IMMIMMIMUMMit CAR OF BUFFALO BRAND Portland Cement ON TRACK The fatty Co. Ltd. iM Ictiii H ini CITY AND MSTWCT I GET YOUR SHOES I AT A week from tomorrow the Leth- bridge Citizen's Band goes to Cal- gary, to participate iu the baud com- petition at the Dominion Fair. Our band ranks high in ability and from what we know of the other bands of the province it should take the lead- ing place- in the competition. The expense of taking the band to Cal- gary is heavy and the citizens being asked to contribute_-iOxa fund for the purpose. should give the band boys a lift. They de- serve it. Their presence at the fair will give this city good advertising and if they win in the competition Lethbridge will be given that much more prominence. Side 7 J While President Roosevelt was hold ng an open-air reception at Syra- use, a tall negro, pushed his way orward through the crowd and eag- rly grasped his hand. "Yo" 'n me war bo'n on the same ay, Mistah the darky ithusiastically said, his shining face [most cleft from ear to ear by a rin. "De-lighted, indeed, to hear varmly responded the President, tak- ng a fresh grip on the black hand and laughing heartily. "So you and 1 were born on tri? same day? Well, "Yo' am fo'ty-seven ycnbs jld, "I was the quick answer. "An' yo' war bo'n on October 17. then exclaimed the Mr. and Mrs. Hitchcock were Leth- jridgo visitors this week, Mr. Carl Peterson was in Lcth- bridge on Friday and Saturday on business. Sunday school was held on Sunday morning at the school house. The crowd was not as large as usual. Bowville was visited Sunday even- ing by a hail stortu but it did not do any damage. A dance was given at the Black Spring Ridge School house last Fri- day evening. Mr. Carl Peterson nnd Miss Olga Brandvold were among those present from Bowville. They reported a fine time. Tho Rev. Mr. Scragg and Miss Ma- ble McBrown were visitors at 'Mrs. Geo. Reycraft's iasl Saturday even- ing. Sunday evening the Rev. Mr. Scragg preached his farewell sermon to a large audience which came out in spite of the rain. It was a good sermon and well delivered. Hev. Scragg has many friends here in Bow viile who would like to have him for another year but he has been assign- ed to another place and the Rev. W. J. Cantlin is going to take his place here in Bowville. Mr. Ed. Reynolds had another piece of bad luck recently. Besides losing I GERMAN'S m. I "Yes." "Ya-as Don't forget about your Preserving Strawberries Next week will be heaviest shipments of the season, so leave your orders and they will be filled prompt- ly. We also handle the famous Sealer, none better or easier to operate. Call and inspect them and you'll have no other. THE GOOD CO. ftr Groceries, Phont 99. A Masonic lodge has boon instituted Two nights only at tho the :lminplon club miss it. Mrs. G. F. Lamb of Curd stem was in town yesterday. News has been received at Vagrath )f tho death of tho mother of Geo. tleathorshaw. Croud Dominion Day holiday ball, Wednesday 'eveuing, July 1st, at tho Bijou. The champion Club Swinger of Li- verpool, England, will appear at tho Bijou two nights commencing tonight One of the finest scenes ever throw a on canvas will be tonight at the iJi- jou. Mr. Cockburn, general merchant of Sturgeon Falls, Ont., is in tho city. lie may locate in the West. H. J. Parkhill died at Edmonton. He was formerly C.P.R. train des- IJatcher at Medicine liat and Cul- gary. Lund seekers and others Interested should sec Rand, McNally Co.'s lat- est pocket map of Western Canada at Sage's the Pioneer Book Store open evenings. Mrs. Aduiu Link anil family left this morning to spend a holiday in Calgary and Banff where Mr. Link will join them later. Mrs. Link will not receive again for the remainder of the summer. Will the members of the Roagcrs please note there is a practice game arranged for tonight (Friday) be- tween the league team and a selected eleven. Kick-off at seven o'clock on the square. Turn up sharp. The wrestling match between Mac- donald and Peterson announced for tonight has been called oil. The Maxwell-McDonald go takes place next Tuesday night and is suro to draw a big crowd. Aiedicine Hat News: Mr. W. A. Tay- lor, manager of the Spencer Bros. Ranch, Coutts, Alta., was in the city on Tuesday. He reports stock tcondi tious very good south of the Hills. Tho recent Hoods have boon very se- vere along the Milk River and in Montana. On the ranch the water was four inches over the keys on the piano. On the Missouri River the high water mark was passed by sis feet aud great damage done to the railways, irrigation works, ranches and farms. Miles of the Great Falls and Shelby Railway were washed away_altogether. Mr. Taylor expects to have two thousand head of beef cattle to market this year and looks for exceptionally good prices. at to suit time .A limited number of lots ou Westminster RoAd CouitUod Street Each down awl balance in three annual instalments with interest at 8 per cent You cannot beat it Ifcrit Uwii tat Iffia PROFESSIONAL CARDS and MADAM NORMAN (Orchwtrai Plaimtt) Teacher 'of nrpan. voice production. Viuiu or receives pupils, prepara- tory or Advanced. Coaching for eiaou. WAOALBRAITM, M.O.C.M. MeOill PfcyftkiM, Aecsuchar OOtt 114 fedptth ft. 'phou M ia.w.. 7-8 p.n. 211 DRt. McCLURE 4 STEWART, Bur geon Offiw I am. to Ha.; 1p.m. to 5p.m. HAMILTON YOUNQ itaart and Black. B. Marten Jsnaa, B. C. L CONYBEARE JONES Eie. Office: Conybeare Block. Alta. W. C. SIMMONS Read This darky, shaking aii OVCr with rapture; "ya-as suh, Mr. Roosevelt, yo' an' me. is bofe Senator Tillrnan at a banquet in Washington said, in a humorous de- fence of outspoken and frank meth- ods: "These people who always keep calm filj tne with mistrust. Those that never lose temper I sus- pect. He who wears 'under abuse an angelic smile is apt to be a. hy- pocrite. "An old South Carolina deacon once said to me with a chuckle: 'Keep yo' tempah, son. Don't you' quarrel with no angry pusson. A soft onswah am alus best. Hit's commanded an' hit his claim he lost a fine mare which died one day last week. Mr. Halvor Houd took in. two loads of flax to Lethbridge this week Mr. Fred House is very ill this week. 3lr. John Johnson was in the blacksmith shop when a piece of steel Hew in his eye. Aside from a slight soreness he is all right and is able to be around. The Fourth ,o( July preparations are advancing quite rapidly. We are expecting a large crowd and a good programme. It will start in the morning and last all -day. There will be horse races, foot races, base- ball games, ladies' races and all kinds of entertainment. Mr. Geo. Miller from Boston, Maw. is visiting Clarence De Groff. PllOCRAMME AT UMOU FRIDAY AND SATURDAY The Princes in the Vivse. Illustrated Song. Cabman Mystified. Ninette, the Little Model. A few of the best located lots in NORTH WARD JUST EAST OF SCHOOL EACH Cash, per month R. V. GIBBON PkMe222 Ott Block Barriflttr. tic. 0-ffioe: Southard Block. R. G. ADOI8ON SuccMsor Ta B. C. MOORE Director to 3fmreh Office Phone 108. Resideuce 116. f. B. ROLFSON ARCHITECT Raam t Whitnty SQUIRREL GOT OF BEST THIS CHASE OUR POINT OF VIEW When you go to the Ca'igiu boost Lethbridge. fair makes you' could sny.' maddah'n anything else CalgarJ ought to take its census next week. The Calgary Herald very wisely suggests that Rev. Father Lacombe and Uev. Dr. Mcuougaii take part in the Dominion Day festivities at the Calgary Fair as representatives of the pioneers of religion in Alber- ta. If this fine warm weather continues harvesting will be in progress in three wwks' time and the crop will the greatest in the country's his- tory. The section of Western Cana- that beats out Lcthbridgc this year will have to get a move on. The Liberal's case jr. the ejection act, to all fair minded peo- ple is no -warrant for the to yieiu ons tola io i Conservative opposition. Why shouli MMMMf TodayisOurs YESTERDAY DEAD TOMORROW UNBORN For today come and my SALE of eAPETERIES 24AJ They are good goods Splendidly Bound Novels Three for The of bankrupt goods at "an old song1' will arrive soon. Open Evenings 1MB HfCTH BBB MHMHMBMMMHMBHMHBHBMI Bit Three Boy Pursuers and Caused Another to Fall and Fracture His Skull Paterson, N. J., June boys were badly bitten and another is in the hospital with a fractured skull and a broken leg as the result of a chase after a stray squirrel this afternoon. The squirrel appeared on Elison St. as the boys in Public School 6 were dismissed for the day. A score of the boys gave chase. Driven to bay the squirrel attacked Kenneth Spar- non who retired with a badly cut hand. Willie Bergen was the next vic- tim. His attempt'to seize the squirrel resulted in the loss of a piece of flesh from his right wrist. William Garlick then tried to capture the squirrel and lost a piece of his right check. The squirrel turned and ran up a troe and Matthew Buckley followed. Tn reaching for the squirrel he lost baljiTic? Isll the pavement, fracturing his skull and breaking a leg. The squirrel os-j caped. NAVIGATION ON THE RED Steamer to Run Regularly Between Grand Forks and Winnipeg Emerson, Man., June steamer City of Grand Forks is sched- uled to leave Grand Forks for Winni- peg on July 10 with a cargo of mer- chandise. The boat has been charter- ed for the season and will make reg- ular trips during the summer and fall. This is the first time in 25 years that the Red River has been used for navigation and many of the pioneers will be reminded of the early- days. Municipalities along the route sire being notified to have their cable lowered so an not to delay the steam- er. THE WEATHER Edmonton, cloudy 76 42 Calgary, cloudy..........._.. 82 48 Winnipeg, clear...... 02 Lethbridge, cloudy 88 51 Medicine Hat, 94 GO Regina, clear 86 66 Bulletin From Central Office Weather throughout the prnirie pro vinces has been quite warm and with the exception of a few local showers and thunderstorms in northern Sas- katchewan and Alberta it has been fine. very warm, with local thunderstorms. Saturday coolcr and showery. Alberta and and showery. LOTS trt F- m. Alberta Realty Co Alberta JAS. A. MACOONALD ARCHITECT Southard Block, Ltthbridft, Alta. ALVIN R1PLEY ACCOUNTING, AUDITING, COL- LECTIONS and RENTALS Firt, Life and Accident Insurance Room 5 Whitney Block Lcthbridge Lodge A. F. A. M., G. R. A. Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P. O. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receive a hearty welcome. A.G.MESSERr G.V.STORKEY, W. M. Secretary, P. O. Box M7 LEfflBHlBBt Thursday, Jfy 2 AFTUMQN 5WW OUT Miller Bros. Ill t Fly Time is now here. We can do your odd wort in Screen Doors and Windows and do it as you want it. Screen Doors Screen Windows Once made to fit yonr win- dows or doors they are good for years. CAR OF PLASTER OF PARIS Just Arrived OLIVER'S PLANING MILL Office, Yards and Factory: Cv. MM HH Telephone 158 Wild West Show Improved farm 320 Acres close to Leth- bridge, 200 acres in crop. All goes to purchaser for per acre. J. T. McKINNEY Room 1 Whitney Block Meets 1st and 3rd Mondays inE.ofP Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. V S. G. DAVIES, W.P. 24-ly T. J. WHITE, W. S Nest of Owh Lethbridge ol Owls, No. 156. will meeta the first and third Wednesday of each month in K. of P. Hall. G. V. 8TORKEY, Becretaary. C. ROSS TATE, President. M PRIEST. Junior Past For ui lavettattftt in TOWN PROPERTY or FARM LANDS See W.R. DOBBIN Dealer in Alberta Lands and Lethbridge Properties fed LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Order oi Foresters Meets ii, K. of P Hal! last Thursday of month. Visiting Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, C.R. A. NEIDIG, F.S. BAIL RENEWED Vancouver, June 25.--The bail bonds for Geo. Walkem were renewed today by Judge Cane in Attorney General Bowser says he will appeal the decision of the full court to the privy council. The department is said to be in possession oi a letter written hy Miss Bond in which she says that she swore falsely when she testified that Walkem counselled and assisted her to com mitt aboition. Remember that "Budd" Rtid r.ftndiM at colt at his crtam parkr. Hiii Block. tf-2 TkGmtet Mfar Edihitta Cow Boys, Cow Girls, Indians, Mexicans, Cos- sacks, Cinglese R FEATS I Broncho Busting, Steer Roping, Pnsh Ball and Ponv Polo FIXTURES, SHADES, TELEPHONES, MOTORS, Etc. McKenzfe