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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 7, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta HERALD! MINTING CO., LTD. W. A. BUCHANAN, MaM|)ig Director. W. JORDAN, Sapt. of Job Dtpartncnt. Manitoba will be back to Its nor. imal condition to-morrow. The elections will be over then. s, SUBSCRIPTION: In Advanco  91.60 a year Otherwise  93.00 a year ADVERTISING; Per Month - 1.00 Per Inoh OUR POINT 0F VIEW Now how high will roal ostato go \ .when gas is struck. Chcor up, Lethbrldgo is going to ' bo a big city. Lcthbrldgo Is too good a placo to knock. If you do knock now, you can't do any harm anyway. Every railroad .accident, no mnttor how small some of them may bo, should be investigated thoroughly If the railroads arc proved to bo negligent, they should bo severely punished. Railroads to-day arc causing more deaths than the most virulent dis cases. Saskatchewan is to' havo a Supremo Court, consisting of a Chief Justice and four Justices. There will bo eight district Judges. The goblins may catch ltoblln Manitoba today. in aro always mum abaut successful operation of utilities by municipalities or governments. , AllierC(i,'.is.*gotng The W. C. T. U. maud tor b�m* helped directly to send those two girls reeling down H.hcdnrk treot to-God nlonc knows what tharo will bo bugaboos raised that the province wilt lose heavily In this scheme. Just to prove, that public qwnorshlp pays handsomely let me. quote, tho following despatch from Port Arthur,- Ont.: "The population of this town Is conslderabfy less than 10.000 but nevertheless last year It made a net profit of $8885 from its electric lighting plant. Tho town also owns its own telephone plant and is In competition with tho Hell company, but for all that it cleared $2055 during 1900. Tho telephones are $24 for business phonos and $12 for residences. The cost of Installation was $50-000 and tho plant has already paid for itsolf. Tho town also o|>crt\tf!s a municipal street railway system which runs between how and tho twin town of Fort William with n population of 11-000. During 1000 tho revenue from fares, freight and advertising amounted to $63,722.31 and tho total expenditure amounted to 820,408 less than that. Tho fares on the line are 5 cents for single" fares with six tickets tor 25 cents, workmen eight tickets for 25 cents, and children ten for 25 cents. This town is held up as an example to others in tho Canadian northwest and with such u record a monopoly has but a poor chance of obtaining a franchise In "tho last vest." Our proof that Southern Alborta is growing is tho fact thnt throe now postolTlces wore opened this month. Many new offices aro stPl ncedod, but the department seems to bo very tow In realizing that tact. A town is to bo started at Wood-pockor. If it expects to amount to anything it must change Its name. Criticisms may be offered to evangelists, but one thing It certain and that Is, that men like Mr. Ranton work hard. It ta a big strain on a man to preach every night in the week and threo or four times on Sunday. That was Mr. Rnnton's record while hero and we question whether anybody In tho city workod as hard in tho same period of time Somo people say tipping Is a form of gambling. It Is certainly a gamble if you will not got. what you want in some places unless you give a tip. Mr. Robortaon, tho Opposition leader at Edmonton is a picayune typo of statesman. Last fall he declared the Minister of Public Works had been very fair in the expenditure of public money in the constituency of High Rigor, which Mr. Robertson represents. In tho Oloichcn byc-clec -tion the Tories tried to influence vote* for tholr candidato by declar- , , _ . ... ... ... .,. , , In referring to tho constant at- ing that a constituency in opposl-1. , _ ,.� , _ ,, ........ . i tacks on tho Mormons, Dr. Rivers, CIGARETTE, , l>o n.l our Tidings Vendors'' know how uncompromisingly our beloved niul now sainted Queen fought tho i.oi;ucco habit? llor secretary was ro qu-.'slod to wrlio tobacco-using statesmen that documents sent her must bo free from tho taint of the poisonous weed. Added to this tho most distinguished of guests were for bidden to smoke In any palace during the Queen's residence in It. In-deed she would not tolorato smokers about her. Other roynl Indies have followed - | We lloblo oxampto so bravoly sot by Victoria tho Good. into puLlic ownership cxtenelveiy and ^ntOSOUXCEMr^ ;AOAIXST jm,h\ j, Hquor Is worth drinking,1 it ...... ..... ^ worth,* :.iiitW trouble to conic at -such' as a main Mill undergo to compass his own desires, it Is not good that we should lot It Ho botoro tho eyes of children, and I have been o foot in writing to tho contrary." Contributed by W. C. T. U. NO CARS ON SUNDAY Miners Think that U the Only Way to win out. CIGARETTE USERS NOT TRUSTED. The cigarette user's unreliability is no longer In question. It is everywhere tulmttted Rnd in this awaken Ing wo see a prophesy of tho cigarette's doom. �Eudnionton, Feb. 28,-The first division of the session occurred in the house today on tho motion of tho loader of the Opposition to strike out section 244 of the-railway act which provides that no corporation or municipality shall operate street railways on Sundays. Tho vote stood 10 to S, Roscnroll voting with tho Opposition and speaking against the motion. Tho attorney general said that the WOJ1KX-NOTHIXO BUT WOMEN, 'regulation of tho �troot railway traf- ' fic might have boon Incorporated in the Dominion Railway act but that GOSSIP By Ike ON THE SIDE rattler m Tho other evening one of our leading citizens nttundod Evangelist Rnnton's meeting. Some timo after' tho mooting was over ho determined to go to see tho preacher and upon inquiry found thnt he was at the homo of one of our citizen's most intimate friends, into whoso home ho was accustomed to entor with -out ceroinony. lie walked in and was surprised to seo tho floor littered with baby's clothes, as ho know his -stand had no children. It was only when he saw a woman enter tho room with a baby In her arms A CARLOAD OF AUTOMODlLKl SOLD IN LKTI4UR1DGK. The Thomas II. Jcffcry Companjl makers or tho famous Rambler auta mobiles, have recently appointed oij enterprising merchant, Mr. A. Bout] ard as their sole agent for the Pro' Ineo of Alberta. Thoy are the la gest manufacturers of touring cai in America, and an they have ui equalled manufacturing taciltttestn are in a position to offer the values on the market. During last week Mr. Southard has com] plotod the sale oil a carload of Rs biers to Lotiibrldte. men, Which wl be shipped direct from the factory! and he la now hustling for orders tl make up a second carload, Among the nanus of those who! have purchased Ramblers are Mr. W R. Dobbin, real estate agent; and that he realized his mistake. Thirty |Mr."T.E. }'*iiMOnJ "^."S cents was too much to offer to buy i^hc~ *Ttl�*m havo purchased our friend out. Ho felt cheaper. >��*on73 from the United States, a total of 83,034 as against 50,102 for the some period last year. CANADA DISAPPOINTED. Canadians had hopes, though not very great, that Eddie Duman, the nephew of Ned Haulan, would bring back to its proper resting place the emblem of the world's sculling championship, but George Towns, the Australian proved too much for him, anil our hopes were dashed to tho ground. Tho wedding took place in Bran don on Monday, at tho residence the bride's uncle, of Gordon Sinclair Parker, eldest ton of Capt. Parker, of the R.N.W.M.P., Medicine Hat, and Miss Mabel Miller, until recently matron of the Brandon lAsylum. DO YOU ]f so, list it with me for a few days at the right price, and 1 will get you a buyer. TO-DAY. I Temporary Office, in Lcthbridge Saddlery Co.'s Store 3 doors South of Lethbridge Hotel ;