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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - March 21, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta ....................................... kAAAAAA A A A ^. A A. A. A .A. ��.A A A A A A AAA jfrA A A A j A A � � M # � � � ^ ^ BEST BUYS YET OFFERED TO THE INVESTING PUBLIC IS NOW ON THE MRRKET, This property is in the city limits. It was the original survey of the city. It is only 3-4 of a mile from the Central School. All the lots we now have are 125 feet in depth, with lanes at rear of all lots. Over one thousand lots in this property now on the market at AND EACH ! TERMS-One half cash, balance 6 and 12 months, or one third cash, balance 3 and 6 months. Plan at my office. LETHBRIDGE HOTEL BLOCK. TAKE YOUR Watch, Clock and Jewelry Repairing TO C. Ross Tate Ford Strttt, Near Pk� H*H. Work Promptly Done. Satisfaction Guaranteed. Settlement of the Nest CITY OF LETHBRIDGE NotU� to RaU Payert For th. Information of rata payer* intending to petition the City Council for aide walka. I hava been Instructed to furnish the following information aa to coat. Plank walk 4 ft. wide, estimated coat 80 centa par lineal foot. Cement walk S ft. wido, estimated coat $1.10 per lineal foot. Whore curb and gutter are included $1.33 per lineal foot. Cement walka IS ft. wide, including curb and gutter $2.64 per lineal foot. By Ordor. p. n. bowman. Sec.-Trees. WANTED! Apprentices & Improvers roB THE Dressmaking Department DOX'TS FOR CLEIIKS. Don't be afraid of a atrlct em  ployor. You'll never learn from an easy one. Don't over estimate your talentt. Remember that competition ia an accurate scale anil may find them want if�R- Don't dream white you work. Work and dreams don't go together. - Don't act as it you knew every  thing and your customer knows nothing. Don't bo afraid of hard experiences they make the best of teacher*. Don't send out unsightly packages. Don't refuse to listen to common sense. Don't be afraid to do Utile things willingly. Don't alvays have a grudge against your employer, lie has his "Tfnults. So have you. No one is without thorn. Don't feci yourself better than your position, especially if you have an education. Don't believe that promotions aro duo to fcivorltoism rather than mer-it. Don't stand in the door when you have nothing to 4o. It is particu  larly offons.ve to women passing. Dop't remain unfamiliar rKh now goods.-Ex. AT THE Hudson Bay Co.'s' The Liberals won both Dominion bye-elections, Dr. Laurler carrying |L'Aosomptton and I. Lanchet, Richelieu. STORES. UTXARD'S LTN11HJKT CURB* The settlement of the went bus been the problem of Cntutdu for u generation, Since tho construction of the Canadian Pacific Hallway revealed the expanse and something of the resources of tho western land. this problem has confronted the Canad  lun people und Hie Canadian Uov -ornmont, and the stagnation of prosperity In the Industrial and com-merrlal lifo of the Dominion ' has been the reflection of tho negligence or energy displayed In the solution of this problem. For a decade this problem van worse than ignored by a policywhich plundered tho western resources whilo it strangled the opportunity for westorn settlement and development and tho result was reflected in the industrial and commercial paralysis Of tho Dominion from sea to sea. Manufacturers languished from lack of markets, mechanics unablo to obtain employment tramped tho streets of Ontario cities under the gruesome signal of starvation, foreign capital held aloof from tho unpromising field, whilo thousands of Canadian born nod to tho United States to And the opportunities of livelihood denlodthein at home. Ten years ago this policy of conserving" the land in unoccupied usefulness camo to an end, and the Federal Government took up with courage and resolution the policy of peopling the "West with those who were willing and able to bring its resources into use, Tho results have been as apparent in Eastern as in Western Canada, and, marvellous as has been the change on the plains, it has been equalled in degree by that in tho eastern provinces. Fnc-tories which before stood idle are running night and day, employment offers everywhere and at satisfactory wages, capital from abroad is bolng fretly invested in our development and industrial enterprises, Canad  ians no longor flock abroad insearch of opportunity, but find it in plenty under thoir own flag, while thous  ands come annually from abroad, attracted by the hopo of finding better conditions of life. litis problem confronts the people of Canada today as much as at any futuro time in thoir history, and, splendid as have been 4ho results already achieved,, they are only tho beginning of things. These results, however, have surely been great enough and satisfactory enough to demand a continuance of the policy by which they roro brought about and to amply demonstrate that the future of Canada depends on whoth er or not tho vacant and unproduc tlve lands of- the west are given into' the control of tho men who can and will make thoin productive. vol\os the two simple questions of Hiving the land to tho settler on condition Unit ho cultivate it, and of persuading the settler to accept the offer. I uder ordinary conditions this the Cnnudinn Pacific Irrigation Col-oolzutlon Company, a company was given permission to undertake the Irrigation work. Previous to this, the Canadian Pacific Hallway were Hiinuiinrlr.es the problem of settling asked if they desired to include any the west. Hut there are exceptions pari of the tract in their Irrigation to these ordinary conditions which (tract. They replied in the negative. demand other than this ordinary method of treatment. For Instance, it would not be a generally beneficial policy to j*?rmit one settler or I a group of settlors to homestead tho only availnl.l.' timber area in ' an otherwino prairie district. and to avoid the hardship this would Indict on other settlers, limber re  serves ure formed, on which home  slenders are not permitted to locate. An even more important oxceptlon is tho case of soml-arid lands, which aro fit for agricultural purposes only when Irrigated anil upon which in consequence net tiers will not locate In sucli cases tho ordinary honm-stead regulations apply exactly the same us in the other dls -tricts, but ihe settlers for very goad reuson, decline to homestead land upon which they cannot make a living. In consequence the land, though avnllablo to homesteaders, lies unoccupied and unproductive until some nutans are provided for supplying water upon it EACH IX HIS OWN TONGUE. (Hamilton Spectator.) T. Maclood was chosen cortalnly not a sign that the Irrigation would be un Inoxjienslve undertaking. In the contmet then given the Kobbins Irrigation Company the privilege of .purchasing the laud 1h contingent upon the construction of the irrigation works; having con  structcd the works and bought the land the company arc at lll>erty to sell the land in competition with free homestead land, and also with other land which may be offerod for sale; tho land remaining unsold at tho end of fifteen years revertn to the Crown; and the rate which the company nuty charge tho farmer on the land for water from the Irri -gat ion vorks is fixed by tho Milliliter of the Interior. Hy this arrange ment, the company can get its money out of thtt enterprise only by completing the irrigation works, ami then only by selling tho land In the market in competition with other land. | a mora reasonable and curtain The Hev. l^unon Aliuon new rector of Christ's Church Cathedral, Is blessed with greut gift** of oratory. I^ast Sunday evening in the course of his sermon he recited the following verses written by William Herbert Cornish, a professor in a German University, und the de cop toil. X. auditor. A delegation from the Maple Leaf Football Club were promised en  Abbott, the courugemotit in the furtherance of thoir sport. In order to raise money to meet present demands and carry the baseball team at the beginning of the season, some of the $4,700stocL 'yet unsold wilt be disposed of. Ev -cry effort will lie mado to have the grounds und grand stnnd up'to-dule EDMONTON COAL DEAL. livery and the subject ho Impressed '""enleiit. the congregation that tho poem has teen tho theme of convcrsutiun am- 1 ong the people who heurd it. There . is a beauty in tho versos that ap- ! The lirentoti and Parkdale mines, peals to thoughtful mon and women recently purchased by tho newly or-und The Spectator takes great plens- ;gunixed Edmonton Standard Coal uiv in printing them for its renders: j;,,., Df which the manager is Wm. Mumis, have been taken over by tho X vory good instance of this is af- method of rendering a'fi agrieultur-forded by the tract to bo irrigated ally useless area available for the OKdlnarlly th� aettlameal policy ia- by tho South Alberta Land Com pany. This area of 880,000 acres lies just west of the city of Medicine Hat in tho eastern portion ol Al  borta. For twenty-three years the district has been traversed by the main line of the Canadian Pacific Railway. For twenty years it has been traversed by the Crow's Nest lino of the Canadian Pacific Railway. If any district west of Winnipeg has been favorably located as regards railway facilities, aside from Calgary and Regina, it has beenthis district. During the lost ten years settlers have been pouring into the west by the thousands and every settier who went to Alberta fromthe east by way of the C.P.R. main line or Soo line, traversed the district* The homestead regulations have been applicable there as else where. Yet ao far as homesteaders aro concerned, "ie area In question is as void of seitltinent as when the Indian chased the buffalo The land was open to the settler, but the settler did not want It and would nut take It for the very ex col lent reason that he could not make a living from it. On* of two things must happen the land must lio there useless, un inhabited and uninhabitablo, or means "must be providod for irrigat ing it-means too expansive (or any prospective settler or group of prospective settlers to undertake. The Utter course was adopted, and fol  lowing the precedent of the Alberta Hallway tad* Irrigation Company of settler at a fair price could not lie devised, except by placing the 1> o-mlulon under the direct responsibility for the outlay and the work of Irrigation-a policy which neitherthe Qovernmont nor their'opponents have hitherto considered practicable or advisable. Falrville, Sept. 30. 1903 Mlnard'a Liniment Co., Limited. Dear Sirs,-We wish to Inform: you that we consider your MINAJUJ'S LINIMENT a very superior article, and wa use it as a sure relief for sore throat and chest. When 1 tell you I would not be.without it If Hie price was one dollar a bottle, I mean It. Yours' truly. CHAS. F. TILTON. A fire mist and upinnet, A crystal and a cell. A Jellyfish and a saurian. A cave where tho cave men dwell--Then a sense of luw und beauty, A fure turned from tho clod- Some cull it evolution. And others cull it Clod. A hare on tho fair' horizon - The infinite tender sky, ihe rich ripe tint of the cornfields. And tho wild geese sailing high. And all over upland and lowluml, The sign of tho golden rod,- .Some of us call it Autumn. And others cull it God. Like tides on u crescent sea bench. When the moon is now and thin, Into our hearts high gloamings. Come welling and surging income from tho mystic ocean Whose rim no boot has trod- Some of us call it longing. And others call it Qod. A picket frozen on duty- A mother starved for hor brood-Socrates diluting tbo hemlock. And Jesus on the rood. And millions, who humble and name less, Tho straight hard pathway trod. Some call it Consecration. And others call it God. Stiathcona Hoard of Education has accepted plans for a new $00,-000 collegiate institute. Mr. O. G. Dosnulties of St. Hyacinth", bus boon appointed to tho senate to the place of the late Sir William Ilingston. This still leaves four vacancies, one in Nova Scotia and three in Ontario. | Selfishness makes a man a poor directors listener and a poorer convcrsational-istt, a hard master and an untrust - ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION MJSY. The annual shareholders mooting of the Lothbridge Athletic Association was held in tho Dallas Hotel Inst Friday. Tho Uuunclal report showed tin expenditure of 84,482.72 und receipts of 8H,0B0.5(J vilh S1.705stock 'subscriptions yet to collect. Tho olectud were ('. J. Eck- | storm, T. D. Kevin, Wm. Oliver. A. j E. Humphries, H. O'llagan, F. Kon- j company. Mr. Munns, who formerly lived in Toronto and came to Edmonton last summer with the Manufacturers' Association, vas then Impressed with the pro|M>rtles and flout ed the new company. The president Is A. A. Laurie, Toronto; tho engineer in chnrge. P. Evans, formerly Inspector of mines for tho North-Wosl ianil the mines manager, Robert Livings tone, formerly of the Gait mines In Uilhbridge. I Tho now company proposes to op -orate the mines on a largo scale and put iii an equipment to turn out from S<�i to 1.000 tons a day. Tho : pro-sent nillces and staff will be con-| tinuud und un up town office opened luter. i Mr. Munns is also Identified with |tho Eastern Coal Co., with mines in Sydney, N.S., and the Casslar Coal iDovclopmenlCu. of British Columbia Speaking with the Bulletin this afternoon lie stated that he oxpected j fully as serious a coal famine next winter us has taken place this winter in parts of the West. Reasons for this ho gives us the fact that the 'mines of Alberta are now taxed to their fullest output and.the great in-'flux of population this summerwhich | will make the demand next yearmuch ; greater. In ordor to facilitate the supplying of the demand Mr. Munns heartily upproves of the proposed scheme of the board of trade to se-'curelower freight rates during the (autumn months for transportation of 'coal to further points.-Edmonton Uullotin. Mr. Munns is tne fathor of Mrs. J. E. Hughsan of this city and flobt. Livingstone wus formerly pit-boss of the local mines. -#-j- The latest device of girlhood is a fancy for stuffing pillows with their love letters. There is one thing about tho contents of those pillows thai can bo depended upon with, a worthy servant; a worthless workman; a misfit as a sorvant: a dismal failure as a friend; a mistake us a husband and father; an impossibility as a Christian. It spoils him. for his home, bis business, his coinwmn-Uy and his country. ! ny, G. Houk, und F. Roonoy. These !"""" . , , , 'afterwards elected C. J. Eckstorm, ,markf ^'T of Wtalntj^Mjr wja picsldont; F. Hoonoy. vioorpresident; BU,'C to 150 " ' A, E. Humphries. secretary, and T. The nterchuuu uf Frank bave.lTdop- . D. Kevin, treasurer. The tender ,oI. ted tho cash system. .Efceh/one has .Tuns, Slubbs to erect a grand stand J put up $200 as a guarantee lhathU -Jon the ground* to? $3,$ft0 waa a�--jpledge,wlU be observed. ; v"' ' �'$ ;