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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 4, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta UTHBK10G t HL, ALD CO.. LTD. f. A. Director Aod Editcr. jto beautify their front and back- iyards, their homes, and fences could be devised carried out by those who have experience. Such a society U organized in earnest, could reason ably ask that city council for a grant to carry on their work, which, though SUBSCRIPTION: i fl.SO a year Otherwise. 92.OO a year ADVERTISING. Month. 1 Sl.OO Per InoH A UNIVERSITY PROBLEM One of the difficulties to be encoun tered by the nevr provincial univer- sity will be to hold Alberta students primarily for the individual, is mor-> than all in the interests of the whole city. Will not some of the city's horticultural, take the matter up at once? and to overcome the tendency to go PROVINCIAL POULTRY SHOW Sincexthe local poultry fanciers made such, an excellent showing at the local show, it can only be ex- pected that they will send a number of -their best birds to Sdmontoa to the Provincial Poultry Show next week. The Calgaryand Edmonton [men were game in coming down here and i-t is but right that our men re- turn the compliment. It .means a luontou. Furthermore, while these conditions going on here, an in- vestigation vras made in the east into the business of the Win. Davies Co., of Ontario. would prefer a good deal more to'sit on a few of their alleged friends, like Mr. Robertson. Frank Sherman knows good labor good deal of expense and trouble but to the older established eastern handled right expenses can be met rersities. Every new university feels !with Prtee and sales of and birds. If -t is not possible "The dividends realized by this legislation when he sees it and so company5 as brought out in evidence tie endorses that passed by the Al- berta government. Mr. Sherman says the labor people have not got all that they would like to get. That is the way with the rest of are continually looking for more and better things. The third session of the Alberta Le- gislature will go down into history as one of the most important in the history of the province. Labor men will look upon it as one of the bright' spots in their lives for the legislation in the court amounted 1894..........34 per cent. 1895..........40 per cent. 1396..........45 -pthr cent. per cent. per cent. 1SS9..........82 per cent. per cent. -1901...... .271-2 per cent. 1903......... .15 per "cent. 1S04.. .....30 per cent. 1905..........41 per cent. 1906..........25 per cent. "Or on au average 46.6 per cent. during that period of time. In 1904, has more to do with whATi nnrt en in-at HAT-A thAv J conditions for the workingrnen than I CLARESHOLM CULLINQ CattU Stealing Fin Farmers Telephone Company Clareshohn, Feb.- now and again a report goes round that the Queen's Hotel is being sold. That it is in the market is .a. well known fact but so far none of the good men and true who have tried'their hands at purchasing the house seem to have met with any success. The faces of strange lawyers and buyers are seen in town presumably on quest spoken of, but, by nightfall they have dis- appeared, finding the fortress im- making 30 per cent, dividend in that firm. One manager paid .for stock with. a. face value of during the past year. They cannot be losing much money'; anything else. The impression seems to be abroa in England Shat Sir Henry Campbe Bannerman will soon retire from th tiie competition of the older Lnstitu-j cions .with their larger staffs, fuUer j equipment, better libraries, and more attractive- college, life. The majority who attend are those who find it cheaper to stay nearer aome. This circumstauce, however, is not an unmixed evil as the very best students for a university 'to have are those who go to work. The" sons of rich men as a rule are not tne class W.JKT go there- to The -sons of rich, men as a rule are "not the class upon, which a university can build up a reputationr For a few years it will be cossidsred pro- for go, let them of "I shall now give the of, premiership. At first it would appea several prominent Alberta farmer? I that Henry H. Asquith would b who are interested in hograising and j been obliged to drop it: W. one and pool the expenses. Such an'F. Stevens, Clover Bar; Sydney "Otte- action will advertise the Lethbridge j well, Claver Bar (who lost over district and encourage the poultry in! in three Mr. Grosser, Cut dustry in the province. Bank; Mr. Juan, Sturgeon; j James Bower of Red Deer. and his successor but from what a par of the English press says he is no popular and cannot unite the diseorc ant elements. He io admitted to b the best and strongest man. Aiaon: the rank and: file Winston Ghurchi] and Lloyd George are the favorites THE HERALD'S POSITION "Others in this part of Alberta who Birrell is-a bigger man than either o ised to raise from 75 to 100 -hogs j these' but he unfortunately does, no On the question of boring for gas j yearly, but who have had to drop j fit in with the views of an element o m this nitv. the Herald has not (Out of the industry because of the t kis party. f in. this ci.ty, the Herald has not j "changed front" in any respect. Last j prevailing poor prices and unsettled j year w.hen the rati.parsrs of the city conditions, per -to send one's sons and daughters _- to Toronto, Queen's or McGill out> -the worth of the 3 tew university will j soon, be demonstrated and will at- -cract students not only from Alberta but from other provinces." The class- -es at first will be small but as a re- 1 salt there will be more personal the relationship be- were asked for their views" on the purchase of the Electric Go. gas well for the Herald urged them to vote in favor of the purchase. Up to the present no proposition has been Messrs. Wilkinson.! Don Hiebert, prominent Simons. Stevens. Keith, Fraser, Jack-1 petal of Alberta's Rosebud is. anxious son, J. Daly, Andrews, Hanlon. Boag, j that his wise sayings should be Radway, and Breniner. Atkinson j corded and distributed among his eon- Utitu.en.ts. In stating that Mr. Sim- "These men have actually had toi.mons would have his speeches in-the before the rate payers that is, retire from an industry that should Ottawa Hansard and Ottawa papers, better than the ont, thpy voted in j be progressive and he made a prophecy of favor of at that time. As far as the Herald is concerned, and we believe also the electors who Mr. _ Sim of them had invested quite heavily ;mon's success at the election that ifc' The one remedy suggested will not be exactly comforting to tiie farmers is that there should.be that gentleman's opponents. But Electric company gas well, no reason been whj. tllsr s hould change the views they then, expres- sed. the professor and student, up- depends 'so much of the va- lue of a college educa-tion will be closer and more intimate. The per- sonality of such men. as Dr.. Tory -and his colleagues will have a strong influence on the students and the in- spiration derived from this -intimate relationship will go further" towards 'the development of the desired cul- ture than will the extensive libraries and larger student body of other uni- j i psr vesterdav that cer versities. The people of this prov- ince will show their sense as well as their loyalty by sending their stu-j -Icnts to Alberta TJniv-ersity. voted in favor of the purchase of the a provincial pork packing plant, in J Air. Hiebert has no suck hope and hich the government- would be ask- complains that he will never be heard 1 to give assistance in erecting it. [of if the province does mot have a' "The government should be com- j Hansard. Such is fame- The deeds The other night the Herald asked the City Council 'io present to the peo- ple a proposition that was better than the continuance of boring at fche present well. Up to the present time no such proposition has been j oSered. It is true that according K mended for placing in the esti-that men do live after them. His- mates to conduct an investigation in-1 tory records what is worth saving of to the beef and pork industries in f word and deed. Would the Don be she province. This .he did not think! he must do or say something sufficient, as a complete investiga-j that will go beyond the pages of tion would necessitate sending some-1 Hansard for 'the steps to the throne _one outside of the province of Alber-; of greatness are not made of the