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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta it the Grazing ftrv the Provinces of SisUtibewar. and Alberta. 'imn of Lands' for agricultural purposes in tkat portion of ProviMM of Alberta, lying Soutfc the NorOwrn boundary of Town- 33 and In the Southwestern por- the of Saskatcb- be for a period not ing 11 years, and no a area than 100.00Q m. leafitid are not subject hoOKctwbd entry or but ttoe of tite Interior may or any portion lessee two years' not rantaJ ch-argeabte is two DOT, acre per annum. A lease granted an, applicant un- one head of cattle head itoeep for every 60 acres for, and the lessee shall in- Mode so as to be in end of three years of bead of cattle or five head of lor 20 acres leased, and Maintain in this propor- duriag tbe continuance of tbe permitted om only m of the tracts above refer- to. A 'map showing tbe sheep districts may be secured on to" the Secretary f tbe the Interior, Ottawa. W. W. of the Minister of Interior. IT. publication of advertisement will not be pax! DR. P. W. TULLER AND StJROEOH IXTHBRIDGE Block, 10 noon; to p. to p. m. 68. MSI DR. C. C. CRA68 PHYSICIAN AND SUHGEON over Drug Store Ftooe 125. 94. Office to 11 a.m., 1.30 to 4.30 p.m., 7 to 8 p.m. Dr. F. H. Mewburn St. cor. Biudett. Hours Before 9 a.m., 2-3 p.m., S us. Stmdiivfi p. m. Telephone 41. to 3.3U j W.S. GALBRA1TN, M.D.C.M. (McGilD SUBG-SOS ACCOUCHER Redpath St. Phone 53 9 a.m., 2-3, 7-8 p.m Drs. DeYebet Campbell Physicians and Surgeons 'Phone 143. j block. Drs. iHcClure Stewart SUBGEOlf DEKTISTS D- Higinbotham's new block. Office a.m. to 12 n. 1 p.m. to 5 Lethbridge, Lodge 2. in Kiuicbt? of Pythias every __ veniiur kr 8 o'clock. Vlbiting bretii- always welcome. L. Ui-ren. A. B. Pipes X-G. Bee. See ERAJSTCH: PJEBEKAH LODGE, NO. 2 of Pytbios Hal1 let and 3rd Wedne-day. Mm J. Stafford. Annie Davies K. 6. Sec, 6ec. H. FOWLER CO. Blacksmafthing Sew buggies to order, carriage paint- TBtg, all Iciods of woodwork in f mills, creain grain picklers, black- mith coal. A.X.BEBTA W W A N T" A reliable local salesman for Leth- bridge and adjoining conntry to xepresent Canada's Greatest Nurseries Largest list of hardy varieties, tho- raajjbly tested and recommended bj the Western experimental sta- 4lons at Braados And Xndian Head. A permanent situation for the right man for whom territory will be re- served. Pay weekly free equip- ment specially designed for western agents. Write for particulars. Nurseries (850 Acres) TORONTO ONTARIO POSTOFFICE TO BE OPENED NEAR BE KNOWN AS SUNDIAL Still another postoffice is to be -cued up near Lethbridge. The new tsffice -is Sundial and is on the same Toate as the Iron Springs office. O.K. Eagen is the postmaster and opens ihc office on the 16th, mail leaving here on Friday at 1.30- This is an- office for the local merchants to late note of when "sending out their monthly accounts. The place gets tts name from a batte about one hun- feet high. The top is about an in sstsrit 2.cd was ussd. as EH Iisdian burying ground. In the cen- tre is a mound about seven or eight Jeet high with stones around it as if it had been used as a sun dial. The butte is a land mark of the Little Bow country for a radius of thirty jailes or more. DR. O. J. COUKT1CE DENTIST Successor to Dr. Jackson Office in Hotel Coaldale, Room 12 Office Hours 9-12, 1-5. W. C. SIMMOXS Advocate, Barrister, Etc. OFFICE, SOUTHARD BLOCK Money to Lend on Town and Farm Property C. F. HARRIS Barrister, Advocate, Notary Public Block; np-stairs. Lethbridge Industries -ARTICLE III- LETH5R1DCE STEAM LAUNDRY is only a laundry" prob- ably be the readers exclamation as he glances at this article and its cuts. But on up-to-date steam laun- dry a different affair from the shed used by a woman who washes to support a lazy husband or a shack exhaust fan can have some idea of out and of how extremely unsanitary it would be in the building if the steam were not exhausted. As it is air is free from steam and odors. On the ground floor at the south THE LETHBRIDGE STEAM LAUNDRY HAMILTON YOUSG "Engineers and Surveyors Higinbotham Block, Letkbridge L. Wilson ULCEKSKD AUCTIONEER. Lethbridge, Al-ta. 'Residence Cor. Ford and Glyn Sts. Applications for dates may be made at The Herald Office. E.W. KINGSTON, TAILOR (Rear of G-. H. Johnston's Store) Fur Overcoats relined from Smts cleaned and pressed i: 1-25 Pants vi 25 Your own goods made into suits ..14.00 Estimates given for all alterations. repairs, etc. D.C.MOORE occupied by an Oriental shee. In the Lethbridge Steam Laundry of which TVjJliam Headerson, F. W. Downer and L. Fabst are the chief owners, there .is an investment of twenty-two thousand dollars. The building is a large two-storey brick structure and 'it is equipped wfth the latest improved machinery, some of which is very expensive, the mangle costing many thousand dollars. Ev- erything is -the very best that could be got and there is 70 better-equip- ment in any western, laundry. Downstairs whero the washing and mangling is done. there are three large washing machines of different sizes which are used for the different kinds of washing. They are large cylinders 01 different sizes enclosed in cylindrical frames. The revolving: of the cylinders causes the clothes with- in to become thoroughly cleansed in the various processes mentioned later without having any chance to become injured. There is a special washing place for handling the flannels. The wringing ;s done in a centrifrugal wringer or extractor. The clothes are placed In the machine in such' a waj- that there can be no tearing un- less the operator-1 is very careless. This machine revolves so quickly the water from the clothes is pressed out and forced through the small holes in side of the cylin- The mangle is a large five-roll Nel- son Kneuter machine with a cap- acity running up into thousands of articles p-r day. It is steam heated and almost every article becomes thoroughly dried by going through thr rollers once. Heavy'bed spreads to be put through again; Naturally there would be a great volume of steam from the various washing machines and the mangle but it is not in noticeable. In the south wall is a steam exhaust which not only takes all the steam from .the building but keeps the air pure and circulating., Anyone on the outside watching the steam from tlie Mr, Francis, the man- ager, says that people could got their laundry more quickly if they would separate the flatware from the rest of the washing and there would be Jess liklihood of mistakes oecuring The clothes are checked by the list 1 and a duplicate list made for the 1 fice. Starch work is taken in. up to Friday morning for Saturday deliv 'ery and hotel work for washing and mangling only every day. The l white clothes first put in one of the cylindrical washers and given a cold wash, with soda in the water, particularly if stained with blood or other hard stains. The cold is run oft and hot water and soap being put on, the machine is ,run for half an hour. Then follows a hot water rinse, then more hot water and soap, this time the cloth- ing befoig boiled. TWO hot rinses, the 'hotter the better follow, and a cold rjnse fou-'V.ev by tUi blueing wash. Each water is used, for half an "hour j The colored receive tiic same treatment except that "they tire not boiled and the rinsing waters do not exceed a certain temperature. j -Good flannels such as would not j stand this, process are washed by hand with a special olive-oil soap. Blankets are put iuto water of suit- able temperature, put into the suds, washed ten minutes given extra I wringing and well shaken and then I put over bars and stretched to shape 'After this they. brushed.'out care- fully. As it is impossible to handle blankets with other goods they are washed only on Saturdays. After going through this xvashing and wringing process the fiat goods I'are put through the rnangies and folded. They are then sorted and checked by the lists. For obvious "'W reasons the various kinds of washing I arc washed separately, using the dif- ferent boilers as the quantity of each i class demands. The starch work is taken from the wringer or extractor upstairs, where the collars, fancy etc., j are sorted out. .White coats, fancy workand other goods requiring a placed on large table where supurfluous starch is uquwacd out, and then flattened out as to take more starch out before going to dry house. There is a special machine for hand ling bosoms, cufls, and neckbands of shirts. These are gathered together into a handful, inserted between two bars rounded back and forth in a pot of hot starch. They are then served as-fthe other starch things, .When', the clothes have been dried they are" "dampened by sprinkling- and put into the steam dampening praes which has a sufficient pressure force the moisture all over arti- cles .-alikev" The ironing machines, of which there arc three suited to the different requirements of the work, ani" heated of the shirts are ironed 5on machine number one. On the next the neck- bands are irone'd', body of the garment is ironed in the third. finisher sets -up the neckbands, folds them up ready to be returned. Machine number one lars., except.-.that a different ironing The machine is re- versible, the .action being controlled by a footpress. The the turn-down collars ore dampened with a rubber roller and placed on anoth- er machine which irons. the_edge0 be- tween rollers with grooves. Special machines 'are used -to smooth down the rough edges of the collars "whe- ther turn-down or stand-up. They are then rounded and set to shape in a hot cylinder. Fancy work, waists and other goods which''cannot be iron ed on these machines are ironed by hand -by experienced '-workers. -The goods .are then sent to the sorting room where each customer has a separate box. Here the wash is- sorted, checked off from the1" and tied up reatfy for delivery. Some times people send in goods with no lists and often without names which- of prevents-' satisfactory O1'lts for the sender and interferes with the working of the laundry. There are now "two rigs; 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 'To operate 'the laundry sixteen hands with z payroll of over eight hundred dollars a month, are requir- ed. All of these are women except the manager, checker, washer, engiri- Health in ertrjr cup of COWAN'S PERFECTION COCOA Very nutritious and very digestible. Give it to your children and drink it yourself. THt COWAN CO.. Limited. TORONTO 0 ide_jpf lime, and when the washing process tears them, it is blamed on rough usage. AVith ordinary careful handling it is impossible lOr things to'get .torn in the laundry. The owners and management of the institution emphasize the fact that it Ls a white concern employing white labor entirely, which eventually is cheaper .and more satisfactory. Two years ago, tbe laundry was started with a.trust in the people of Le-tbbridgc for patronage. There was no complaint as to that but the owners were unfortunate in their choice of managers and the business went--back, closing in about a year. Last August, the present owners op- ened up again, with a fine They are in a position -to handle a great deal more, and the that', comes the better it can be done as the .staff .will be increased. confident that when the people come to realize that-the work can .be done satisfactorily und speedily in a Per iectly clean and sanitary building and operation. white labor paici good wages, that the patronage will be such as to mean extensions of the 1 plant. MAKE ELECTIONS PURE j 'Ottawa. 3farch A. IIJ. Aylesworth has given notice of a to arneivd the Dominion Flection Act. The measure besides making a. number of amendments to the politi- cal act along technical lines is with a making clear the real in- terest 'of law, provides for the repeal of a number of clauses and the sub- stitution'-of others iii regard to the contributions of campaign funds, the manipulation of ballots. It is provide! thut all contributions to a ca'ntlfdati-'s campaign fund must be riiade his legal agent and puUTTsheo No contributions can be any' corporation or of on each director, or im- prisonment for two years. -Heavier penalties are provided, foi" the hiring of teams to take ciectory to the polls and the man who pays- for the conveyance as well, the. li- made liable to a. ,penhlty- In the .case-of an elector being left off the list by accident or inadveu- tanco, as a provision is made to have- the elector vote on a numbered bal- lot, by taking -the oath that he is legally qualified and that he be- bclicves his name has been accident- ally omitted. Xo ballot may bo rejected by reas- on of anj marks being placed there- on, by any returning officer. Tbe penally for tampering with ballots, etc.. is increased to disqual- ification for eight years. If an offic- er of the crown is guilty ofthis of- fence he may be imprisoned for five- years, -without the application-of a. fine- If not an election officer of the- crown ho may be imprisoned fof not less than one year or more thaiv three years. Anyone found guilty of bribing or oi receiving money for his vote will disqualified for eight years, in- stead 01 for live years as at present. Othpr penalties provided in counection reinuin" unchanged. A further -clause provides that any one not a'. voter who resides outside? Canada and or part. in elections in this country shall be- liaWe to a fine of or six months imprisonment. For circulating false .statement nbout a candidate: with a .view to affect ing the a fine of: S50Q or two years impris- onment is provided. I The ;manager, il. B. Francis, -is axi been i in the business in all departments for company under a penalty of a fine the last ten. years, most of which j time was spent with the Parisian Laundry of Toromu. After showing the Herald man ar- j ound tbe place, speaking generally oi the work, Francis said that the was "steadily increasing, as the cxperienreid staff and improved machinery was turning, out -work that recommended patronage. Every i effort is" "being made to give entire I satisfaction and the manager express- ;ed Jhis -wish that everyone ..with, any j cause for. complaintvwhatevcr .-would report it to him at. once so that he j could not ..only make it right with the dissatisfied customer but provide that such cause for com- _X I plaint could not arise again. "It is no injustice to us, but rather a .'kindness, "said Mr. Francis, "for peo iple to return goods with which.they ;are not satisfied. U goods are lost, or destroyed, we will replace them or pay for them. At the same tinns, we are in n position to find FUNERAL OF GEN. VIDAL Ottawa, March funeral oi i Brigadier General B. H. Vidal, inspec- tor general of Canadian militia took, place this morning with military ho- Trt Ciiiircii thence to Notre Dame was largely attended. TRY WM. OLIVER Everything required in the construction of a Building, Lumber and all kinds of Mill Work Do not-send all yonr money to Calgdry and Gran brook. Help to build npLethbriagfe and a local industry by patronizing Oiivers Planing and Lumber Mills. Office, Yards and Bound j-nd Bompas Srreete 4 Telephone 153 f to Presbyterian Church. Oflke 102.' Residence GOVERNMENT OF THE PROVINCE OF ALBERTA Notice to Steam Engineers JfOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that will be held by ,To- Boiton, a duly appointed In- apector ol Steam Boilers for the Pro- of Alberta, at, TTiwK Aatnria Tinrtm March 5th. Alberta Sample Rooms, March 7th. Ifucleod, March 10th. A. H. i I. Rooms, March 12th and I3th. At o'clock a.m. for the purpose of firing engineers and apprentices an opportunity of qualifying for Certi- wnder the provisions of the Boilers Act, 1906. Aplicatiou, for examination should made to. the above named Inspec- tor or to JOHN STOCKS, Deputy Minister. Department of Public Worki, Ed- monton, Alta., Feb. 5th, 1908. J7-3 NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION OF STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the L'abor Hall every1 sec- ond and fourth Mondays in the month. Employers requiring certificated en- gineers, and engineers out of employ- ment, would do well to communicate with us. ROBERT NEVHST, Chief. GEO. BRUCE, Secretary. 13-lyr 108 "When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily. INHUMAN WRETCH Becomes Intoxicated, Forgets Get Doctor and Wife Dies Tweed. Ont., March Cor- oner's jury has brought in a verdict holding Richard UndSAy guilty of criminal negllgoftce in connection -witli the death of his wife and two new-born babes. Lindsay was sent up for trial at Bclloville.. Lind'sny had bfcn sent for a. doctor to attend his wife. He took n. cow along with hiin to sell and succeeding', in this forgot all about the doctor and pro- ceeded to spend the money for li- quor. Alone with young son, Mrs. gave birth to twins: The boy ran to the neighbors .half a mile but before these could reach ht-re she had died together with the two babies. A VIEW OF THE STAFF AT WORK ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF THE LAUNDRY.. IDEA OF THE NUMBER OF HANDS AND THE MACHINERY uftio THIS GIVES SOME (Phot, by Handftrd.) ond are fifteen horse power angine, No. 4 Jewel and. a thirty horse power boiler. Here also are the sorting tables and the bins for the goods belonging to the different customers. Upstairs are the drying, starching, ironing and sorting apparatus as well as the offices. These perhaps Car. be better describwi by following the course of a garment or piece of flat, ware through tho laundry. The customers bundle taken all the goods generally in one bun.r small amount of starch placed in one istarch rat and from there taken to the dry house. This is a large robra composed of two chambers sur- by steam coils, with three double clothes racks in each chamber. An electric fan keeps .the air circulat- ing- so as if they wore out doors On a hot summerday. T Collars and cufls which require hea- vy starch are put into a special which revolves so as to pound the starch into them. They arc then "bow often the" "iiiun- dry -blamed for matterB where no For instance people 'n.nd 'table' miec get At as they Vill, to eat and j other' matter attached to them. holes are not seen "lYntil the'y come' rbkck from 'the where, rhow- they'-ore-' kept jn rftouse-proof boxes for this very Again, people send goods thai. hft.ve been rotted by Chinese dope such us chlcr- Weekly Free reS ana Prairie Farmer, Winnipeg Herald and Weekly Star, Montreal Herald "Sonny Alberta's Best THESE THREE REGULAR PRICE AN OFFER WHICH MEETS THE SPECIAL "WANTS OF ASSES OF READERS. Western Canadian reading public is made up chiefly of these who have lired in the west for any tengthy period a.nd owt-umd-out WwUrners. and recent from the Old Country, and Eaatera Canmdft. Perhaps no one newspaper could compiale all clawicfi but by this special is The Weekly Free Press and Farmer sfires a Vwk by of all happcningH in tfx; Western. Pro vmcw. IB it Bpenal dcparimenta for anrf of da with the iwws of the portion -of the Dominion and lieraid local do without. LETHBBIDGK H1CRALD: Find ewlowd wktah MM) mt WMkly F Herald, for one ;