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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta A.JE RTA THU RIDAY M ARCH 5, 1118. M MM MM M M MM M M M RI R1DGWATS ROYAL TEAS ESTABLISHED IN THE BEIGN OF KING WILLIAM IV. Have the largest Sale of any high-grade Tea in the World 50c., 60c. and per Ib. RIDGWAYSLTEAS- Exclusive Agents: The Bentley Company Limited, Lethbridge TELEPHONED Prompt Delivery: 4 Lethbridge Industries -ARTICLE hl- LETHBKIDGE STEAM LAUNDRY "It is only a laundry" AVIII prob- ably be the readers exclamation as he glances at this article and its cuts. But an up-to-date steam jlattn- dry is a different ulTair from the exhaust fan can have some idea of the amount taken out and of how extremely unsanitary it would be in the building if the steam were not exhausted. As it is the air is free shed used by a woman who washes from steam and odors. to support a lazy husband or a shack} On the ground Hour" at the south Aftcr going through this washing am! wringing process the flat goods aro put through thu mangles and folded. They are then sorted and cht'cked by the lists. For obvious reasons. ihe various kinds of washing are washed separately, using the dif- ferent boilers as the quantity of each class demands. The starch work is taken from the wringer or extractor upstairs, where the collars, shirts, fancy work, etc., are sorted o.ut. workand other White coats, goods requiring a small amount of starch ,are placed in one starch vat and .from there taken to the., dry house. This is a large room composed of two. chambers sur- rounded by steam coils, with throe- double clothes racks in each chamber. An electric fan the air circulat- ing so that the clothes dry tho samo as if they were out doors on a hot suinmerday. Collars uml cuffs which require hea- vy starch are put into a special vat which revolves so as to pound the starch into them. They arc then times people send in goods with no and often without names which of course, prevents- satisfactory re- for the sender und with the working of the.laundry. There arc- now uvu rig.s, collecting and delivering laundry, one for the hotels and the other for the private customers. Mangled work can be be rushed through in three hours, while starched, work requires over a day. To .operate the laundry sixteen' hands with a payroll of over eight hundred dollars a month, are requir- ed. All of these arc women the manager, checker, washer, engin- eer and drivers. The manager, .II. 15. Francis, is an experienced Jaundryman, having been in the business in nil departments for the last ten years, most of which was spent with the Parisian Laundry of Toroin-u. After showing the Herald man ar- ound the place, speaking generally o! the work, Mr. Francis said that the business was steadily increasing, as placed on a large-table where thcj the experienced staff and improved supurfluous starch is squeezed put, [machinery was turning out work and then flattened out so as to take j that recommended patronage. Every more starch out before going to thaj effort is being made to give entire Most People can earn Money but uwny fail to place it where it is both safe and profitable ANCHOR YOUR SAYINGS TO MOTHER EARTH I! North Ward Lots, 2 Blocks iron School each j j down ami a Get some whOe they last tet Office Block H 1 11 I I i 111 I-I-UI till I I I I i I i 11 111 dry house. satisfaction and the manager express- There is a special machine for hand cd his wish that, everyone with any ling bosoms, cuds, and neckbands of shirts. These ure gathered together into a handful, inserted .between two back from the laundry, where, how- ever they are kept in mouse-proof boxes for this very reason. Again, people send goods that have rotted by Chinese dope such as chlor- ide of lime, and when the washing process tears them, it is blamed on rough usage. With ordinary careful handling it is impossible for things to get Lorn in the laundry. The owners and management'of the institution emphasize the fact that it is a white concern employing white labor eritinily, which eventually ix cause for complaint whatever would {cheaper and more satisfactory. report it to him at once so that could not. only make it right bars rounded teeth''-which .work the dissatisfied customer but THE LETHBRIDGE STEAM LAUNDRY (Photo by Handford.) buck and forth in a pot of hot' starch. They are then served as the other starch things. When the clothes have been occupied by an Oriemul Washee-wa- end are n fifteen horse power angine, !Co. Jewel tiiul t, thirty i... horse power boiler. also are of which William Henderson, F. W. i the sorting tables nnd the bins for i Downer iirid .L. Fnbst arc the ehiL-i'Ithc goods belonging -to the different i oVners, ithcrc is an investment of 'customers. j titenty-two thousand dollars. The j Upstairs are the drying, starching. building is a large tVo-storcy brick j ironing .sorting apparatus us j structure and it is equipped with the j wdl u.s thc ofiiccs. These perhaps! lutcst improved machinery, some of can be hotter described by following which is very expensive, the inantjU; the course of a garment or piece of costing many thousand dollars. jUn ware through the laundry. erything is -the very best that could j The customers bundle is taken in. be got and there is better equip-! uH the goods generally in one bun- mcnt in any western laundry. idle, although1 Mr. Francis, thc nmn- Downstairs- where the washing and says thiit people could get mangling is done, there are three their laundry more quickly if they large washing machines of different would separate the flatware from the Bizes which aiti used for the different rest of UK- washing and there would kinds of washing. They are large he !o.s? liklihood of mistakes cylinders oi different sixes enclosed in i The doilies are checked by the list cylindrical frames. Thc revolving of and a duplirs'.i.e list made for the of- thc cylinders causes the clothes with-j lice.. Starch work is. taken in up to in to become thoroughly cleansed in j morning for Saturday deliv- the various processes mentioned.later ery and for washing and 'without having any chance to mangling only every day. injured. There is a special washing! The while clothes are first put in place for handling the flannels. The one of the washers and; .wringing is done in a ccntriirugal given a wash with soda in tho! wringer or extractor. The clothes water, particularly if stained with I are placed Jn the machine in such'u j blood or other hard stain's. Tim cold j way that there can be no tearing un- water is ran oft and hot water and j less the operator is very soup boing put on. the machine i.s j This machine revolves so quickly run for half an hour. Then follows! the -water from the .clothes is j a. hot. water rinse, then more hot pressed out rind forced through the water and soap, this time the cloth- small holes in thc side of thc cyliu- ing bring boiled. Two hot rinses, the dcr. j hotter the better follow, and a cold The mangL' is a large five-roll Nel- nnso fo.j by tl.e blueing wash. they are dampened by sprinkling and provide that such cause- for corn- Two years ago, the laundry WOK started with a truist in the people of LethbridgV for patronage. was no complaint as to that but the Oliver's Hall TWO JOLLY NIGHTS commencing Fri., March 6 n. E. LIIUHE rtExni TIE CO- plaint could not arise again. "It is j owners wore unfortunate in their no injustice to us, but. rather a j choice of managers and the business said Mr. Francis, "for peo 1 went back, closing in about a year, pie to return, goods with which tho present owners op- We always hare them laughing A company of exceptional merit. An elegant scenic' and wardrobe equipment FRIDAY EVENING H Run-a-way Match The laughing success oi two continents SATURDAY EVENING Winning a Woman Oue prolonged scream Satvfcj AftemM Between tho Acts iefiied Vaudeville sale at Higinbothamrs fyulir fpiCK-J 1, 75c 50c Matinee Prices. 15c 35c Daily KeraM Market Place Whei have to place it it C4lau. If you wsit tali 25c OM i iuertfeis for SERVANT WANTED A GOOD GENERAL SERVANT wanted at once. Apply to MM. J. W. Bawden, cor. Glyu and Courtland. SITUATION WANTED young man with beat reference position in office. Capable of taking charge of office in all partments. Steady employment pre- take position of any kind in a utore. Address Box O, Herald. FOR SALE ONE OLD ENGLISH over 100 years old. Also another perfect model of a Strad. Both violini in excellent condition. Apply Rochon'e Candy Kitehfn. WANTED DISH girl lor diah washing at once. Apply at the Dal- las' Hotel. 70-0 FURNISHED ROOM Furnished room to let to maried couple, 815 Redpath St. 71-3 WANTED A REPRESENTATIVE in district of Alberta. A genuine busi- ness proposition which will net you from 55.00 to per day. This is no catch ad. For particulars drcfis, Accountant, Boi 5f Pincher Creek, Alta. 71-6 PROFESSIONAL CARDS W.3.GALBRAITH, M.D.C M. McGil Physician, Surgeon Accaucher OflJce 914 Rcdputh 6t. 'Phone .V- 2-3. 7-8 p.w DRl O. J. COURT1CE Dentist Graduate of Univer- sity, Chicago, 111. Ollies. to 12; 1 to 5. Whitnty Block Rvdpath Strtct WANTED WANTED TO RENT a saall cottage or rooms. Apply W., Herald Office. 72-0 FOR SALE CHEAP '160 ACRES, all fenced, half mile frontage on good stream, good house outbuildings. For particulars, ipply H.A.Y., Lethbridge Alta. 72-0-0 son Kneiiter machine with a cap- acity running up into thousands of articles per day. It is steam .heated Each water is for hixlf an hour A VIEW CF THE STAFF AT WORK ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE LAUNDRY. IDEA OF THE NUMBER OF HANDS AND THE MACHINERY USED THIS GIVES SOME (Photo by Handford.) The colored clothes receive the treatment except that they are' put into the steam dampening press are not satisfied. and almost every article becomes not boiled and the rinsing waters _ whjch has a sufficient pressure to thoroughly dried by through do not exceed a certain temperature. forcc tho moisture all over the ar'ti- rollers once. Heavy spreads' Good llannols such as would not clcfi and Buch articles sometimes require stand Ihis procvss are woshetl by j to be put through again. The ironing machines, of which hand with a special olive-oil soap, j lllcre ftre lhrec HUjtCii to the different Naturally there would a great i Mliiiiketg are put into water of suit- requirements of the work, heated The cuffs and bosoms from thc various able temperature, put into the n and the mangle ten minutes givon extra.' wringing well shaken and then If arc loat, j cned up again, with a fine patronage or destroyed, we will replace them j They "are' in a position to handle a or pay for them. At the same time, [great deal more, and the mora thai we are in n position to find where comes In-tier it-can be done linen wncre mire can get at u, as ana operation, nv wimu mum imiu put over bars and stretched to shape blinds ftrc irOTlCfl> while lhc body of i patronage will t li rt f ._ I After this they aK out care- the gnrment is ironotl in thc third. volume of steam washing machines but it is not in the least In the south wall is a stcain oxhaust which not only takc.s all the steam from the but keeps thc air! fully. As it is impossible to handle The sets up the neckbands, pure and circulating. Anyone on thc I blankets with other goods they arc folds them'up ready to be returned. outside watching the steam froni I wnshcrl only on Machine mnnlxir one is used for col- i. except that a different ironing hoartt is put on. The machine is ra- vcrsiblc, the action being controlled fodtprcss. Thc .-warns of the turn-down collars are riampentKl with a rublwr roller and placed on nnoth- cr machine which irons the edges be- tween rollers with grooves. Special machines are used to smooth down rough edges of the collars whe- ther turn-down or stand-up. They tvra then rounded and sot lo shape in a hot cylinder. Fancy work, waists and other po.ods which cannot ha iron ed on these machines are ironed by hand by experienced workers. The goods hre then sent -to the sorting room where each cualomer has a separate box. Here 'the wash is sorted, checked off from tho lists the fault lies and correct It." lie explained hww. often the hum- dry was blamed for matters where there was no blame. For instance o shirts are ironed on machine j hrtudkftrchicfsf and table icr one. On the next the neck- rmf ;t linen HAMILTON YOUNG Engineers and Surveyors Hipnbothan Block. K.C., D.C.L., SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINING REG- ULATIONS Coul mining of trie Dominion in Manitoba, Saskatchewan, the Yukon Territory, the North-Went i Territories! and British Columbia, vuij be leased for a term of ycnra at au auuustl fcntal of KB acre. Nut more than will be to applicaut. Applicatioa a leate iauAt be the .start' will be increased. They feel j confident that when thn people come to realize that the work can be done satisfactorily and speedily in a Per j' fectly clean and sanitary building and operation, by white labor paid j IQ them bo such ns lo rncftn cxtcnsions of lhc 6. Morton Janw, B. C. L. j CONYBEARE Ji JONES i Solicitoia, Etc. i Ofllce: Conyboare Block. Lethbrldfe, i aa-iyr. I W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc. So much of your life, is aprnt in ftssocintion with yonr Hoqseholrl Fnniiture that n good Fnrnitnre Store otipht to be a moat interesting place to visit. If that view of it has not occurred to you think it over and (gome in and look about. The Twrpin Furniture Co. eccUi te and up roady for delivery. Some come plant. OF CANADA U Yeirs rf Start? Property. Canadian Bankers' AssociatKm MONEY ORDERS payable in all parti of Canada and thc United States, sold at all Branches. Circilar Letters cl Credit issued for the use of Travellers, available in all parts of thc world. SavllfS talk tefjrteent established at all Branches, Interest at highest current rate paid quarterly. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: 4. R. An M in B. C. MOORE Funtrai Directar and to Chwrck. Office Phone 103. 138. F. B. ROLF9ON ARCHITICT Roam I Whltnty Black. MUSIC MISS L. HOLLAND PupU of Stratford Dawson, of Mont- real, wishes a limited number of stu- dents for Piano Study. (Packrewski'g teacher) method usfd, Terms moderate. aia f te r ww made Agent or Sub-Afeat in which the ap- plied for are In fturreyed territory cauat described by aectious, or le- gal oi and IB territory the tract appli- ed for ataked Each applicatioa W by a fee oi which will ke refunded if toe Hfhta applied (or are not arailable but not A royally shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the mine at thc rate of fire cents per ton. Every of cwal miainf nfbti which are not being operated ahall furnish the district Afenl of Domin- ion Lands with a sworn to that effect at once is year. The lease will include the coal mining righta only, but the be permitted to purchase -whaterct surface may fce aidcrcd necessary for the workiftf ol thn mine the rate of an acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary the Department of the Interior, 0V or any Agent or Sub-Agent at Dominica W. W. GORY, Deputy Minuter of the Interior. publication 4 this will be ;