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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 2, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta 0. ft. AUSTIN, Elltar art MiM|tr. f. JOfeDAN, Sapl. �t J�b Dtpirtattt SUBSCRIPTION: In Advanoi* Otherwise 1.30 a year ta.00 a year ADVERTISING; Par Month 1.00 Par Inch A Good Law given an .education at the expense of tho people of Toronto. If ho were to win a Rhodes scholarship or somo other educational distinction In tho F � future he would And that Toronto would not go into half the ecstaclcs it did when he von the foot race. Why shouldn't success along Intellec* tunl lines be honored as much as success 1n athletics? Surely H is of more lasting benefit? LongDOAT ought to get on a race with Chief BlgCAXOE, of Oeorglna Island, Ont, It Im proposed that a college should be started at Cardston. We propose at once that David Hearst Elton be made professor of Oratory. Hon, Mr. Cushlng's announcement at Fernie that the Alberta Govern -roent would introduce an eight hour law for minors nt the next session of the Alberta Legislature did much to clear the air in the mining enmps of the south and prolmbly v4U bo the strongest furtor In bringing about a setilenioirt of the trouble, which for a time promised to stop the wheels of transportation and industry and cripple business conditions in the west. Tho declaration by the government was not n bribe to get the men hack to work, for tho Intention an along has been to put such a law in operation and one of the duties of the com* mission, which the legislature nt its last session gave authority to he organised, was to investigate the working conditions in tho mines, especially In regard to this very question of hours. Mr. Cushing'fl timely visit to Kernle* however brought about an earlier announcement of the govern - mont's policy. One of the matter* thnt hns l>cen worrying tho Alberta miners has Iwn the eight hour day question. Across tho western boundary of the province in the mines of British Columbia an eight hour law exist* and naturally tho miners on this side have been discontented over tho absence of similar conditions In Albert*. The strike fever has l�cen tormented by this longing for shorter hours. The Alberta government had prac -tlcally decided on nn eight hour law and. when Mr. Cushing saw that the miners were anxious to know his mind on the matter, he with the consent of the Premier told them tho course the government was going to pursue and naturally the men were delighted and a good deal of tho animosity existing towards governments and corporations was removed with the result, we are confident, that the men more willing to come .to terms with the operators. An eight hour day Is not popular amongst the operators but legislat -ion affecting tho Industrial world is always sure to displease one side or the other, and tho great mass of the people are left to decide for themselves whether tho legislation is in the public interest or not. From our standpoint an eight hour day for tho miners is in the public interest as well as a great benefit to tho men. In the public interest because it will, or should settle ono of the knottiest points of conflict between the operators and their em  pJoyces and thus assist very greatly to prevent strikes. That ono result would satisfy tho mass of the people and make business conditions in coal mining centres far more satisfactory and stable. There Is no doubt that the law will benefit tho men. More than eight hours work underground is a monace to tho health of thoie who follow this vocation. It makes them discontented. It juts them in the humor to condemn capital and follow the teachings of anarchism. Surely if legislation will give tentment and happiness to these j>eo-ple the public will endorse it. And why should tho miners nothuvo shorter hours as well as men who are working above ground. No matter what sort of labor a man has to do where sun nod light abound. It is preferable to a long day's labor underground. With nn eight hour day common on top of the earth what roason is there against itbeing adopt-ed for tho bene51 of tho men beneath? Wo believe the Alberta govermn&nl will win the approbation of all classes in Its decision to grant the minors of this province nn eight hour day. The Herald u satisfied at any rate and the measure will receive our whole-hearted support. John Eakin is the sort of citizen . to take trips out of tho city. Ho Is! a booster from tho drop of the hat and that Interview ho gave a Toronto paper Is worth a good deal of money that might have been spent on publicity. All our citizens should make It a point to talk up his city to the outsiders. Barclay's,, to Prebendary Carlle,-Hon. Chief Hoc, Headquarters* Marble Arch, W. "All leaving gaol or in destitution1 thesu are to be our c It hums 1 It is to such as these that we are to give British preference! The Church Army would receive ��all' beggars" for transhipment to the Dominion. Wo do not knov what sort of organ! -ration this Church Army is. But we do know that wo do not waul tho class of settlers they would send us. It 111 becomes an' organization using the word "Church" in its name to �get the confidence of the people, to betray the principles of the church by spreading the seeds of immorality and fruits of poverty in a new country. Our immigration depart mom in England should draw the attention of the British Government to these efforts to Injure the colonies, and use every means to put a stop to this undesirable emigration. SPORTING GOSSIP GOSSIP ON THE SIDE Br in fittkr 1V ST LI STUN TO TtltS. L -T Misery likes company, while wo were crossing the* crossingless streets and wallowing along the walkless sidewalks, we grumbled nt the weather. But with a good dinner Within and slippers on, It did us good to rend of the snow blockades in the Dakotns, of the blizzard .in New England, i and of the two feet of snow that fell nt. El Pnso, Texas. Then we .smiled as we rend this doleful dtt-ly from Toronto: The ice^-ls lingering in tho Bay Tho grippe is i-lutchtng fondly still; | There Is nothing like nn April dny To make you very sad and ill. The revision of the public school text books under discussion by a com mlttee appointed by tnc Alberta and Saskatchewan governments. Tho revision will not come tofore it is needed. There is scarcely a book on the list tnat has not serious faults. Both parts of the First Header have absolutely no literary style; tho child* The loss of res|�ect for Britishers thnt naturally follows the biroming of the undesirable class of immigrants will do more than anything else to sever tho ties that bind the i colonies to the Mother Country. We cannot respect the kind of settlers that are being shipped out hero bo-cause they are useless and undesirable in the old land. Wiih Hir William Mulock as the referee there is every guarantee that the investigation into the conditions Who said we had any disagreeable went her last week? No one living this week can possibly remember the snowstorm, except the farmers who saw in every 'flake a five-cent piece. In town the streets were awfully muddy and the walking simply horrid. But it is delightful now and walking is extremely pleasant. iVe are living in the present, and not In ' memories. This Is the Sort of talk the so-called Alberta Football Association is handing out. To the Kdmonton Bulletin: .Secretary S. S, Short of the Alberta Football Association writes that The Bulletin's report of tho as-oeiatton's meeting on Saturday was Incorrect in a couple of instances, particularly in stating that if the Southern and Calgary leagues did not enter the association arrange -ments would lie made to have tho lending teams in those leagues play on* with the winner of tho Alberta Football Association championship for the Allwrta honors. In no case will such a move lx> made. Onlytonma entering tho Alberta association will be recognized as being eligible toplay for the provincial championship. We always admire nerve, but this takes our breath. A little two by twice league of fifth-rate football tenuis undertakes to sot it self up as (the dictator in Alberta footlMill matters, They refuse to confer with other well-organized leagues that have made the game popular and have upheld the honor of Alberta In other Office-Ott Block Phone W LB 'FHBRT lit E, ALTA. Mai Ettatt, tnsuranct, Central Aftntt, Auditori III Our Insurance Department WE REPRESENT: provinces. For unmitigated gall commend us these upstarts. to ren get words but no Ideas. The sec- obtaining in the coal mining district I ond reader hns no tendency to create J u ill be fnirjy and ably conducted, a desire for reading. Nothing good | No nmn has done more to ameliorate can be said for the Third. The Fourth Header Is the pick of the This riding in automobiles is not all fun. Among the parties that went to Taber on Tuesday were "Shorty" Adams and Harry Driggs. LACllOSSB 5, LtiTllMMlKlK � Im\Cresse, Wis., April 27.-In fast game, Lethbrldgo, with one day's the condition of Canadian working j i\UX{ nilv men readers but many of tho selections | the founder of the federal 'department j time.*, are wholly unsuitable grades, as for example the Influence of Beauty." The old j he is in a position to seethe cap- ChnlYuer Matthews doubtless thought practice, and only two star players ,...... men who hud ridden t he j (O * Pen and Schurch) was defeated than has Sir William Mulock, j Masonic goat a sutneient number of this afternoon by lacrosse, the last for these, of labor,and its first minister. Being * ^aiiizjvt ion meetings t \ Keats "On'a capitalist rated at many millions | to go some in an at Kirklnnd and Scott Arithmetic has 'Statists' side of the issue. With his long been relegated to the dusty Ikoen logical mind and shelf by everyone but the Education j sympathies for both sides, Sir fllil-|was holding a precarious position on Department, while Buckley and Rob-1limn Mulock is jtcculiarly well fitted I the end* of his hair, while it took to be qualified to go to or- should he able uto, and let her out. Only a few of the highest peaks were touched. Those V ho saw them his strong fnrrivc declare that "Shorty's" hat I ertson*s History of England and Can (for this onerous duty. He has the uda has been a by-word an King teach respect etui confidence of miners and era for years for its unsuitablllty. |o|K>rutnrs alike ami is strong enough to press the Investigation to a reasonable and fair conclusion. Text books should have a large part In the work of education, but with such as are authorized in these provinces at the present time, their place is conspicuous by its emptiness Teachers who hove correct methods cannot put before their pupils textbooks thnt arc based upon wrong principles of education. WE'RE WITH YOU. 14 4 three pints of lubricating oil and two crowbars u� loosen Priggs from the sent to which he was glued. The V. I'. It. midnight train was pi only good enough to return year's champions of the Wisconsin , league, who have had ten day's work ! out. Score II to 5. Such was the word that the Herald ! received from A. 1C. Ilumnhries on Sat urdny evening, promptly issued so The Canada Lift Company. The Yorkakira Fire Insurance Company of York, England. The Accident and Guarantee Company of Canada. The American Surety Company of New York. The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. The New York Plate Olaaa Insurance Co. Humphries a special that tho was city might know the result of the first game played by our first professional ball team. i WE ISSUE CORPORATE tf FIDELITY|BONDS Practical Minis* Education. 1110 increase ix schools. c1tv Calgary fjonguc team was defeated | by Dorchester, nn unknown team in j Massachusetts, on Saturday, by 10 i to 3. Our Real Estate Dei i (Anaconda Standard.) In Montana at this tlmo of it never rains but it snows. (Calgary Herald ) Same hero, partner yea r, Prof. \V. W. Boll assistant professor 1 in mining at McOill University is In' J charge of n party of eighteen students in the junior mining class who 'are making a tour of the principal Canadian mines to study conditions at first hand. On Monday the party visited the Gait Miners of this city, !General Manager l\ 1.. Xalsmlth and mine manager W. IK I.. Ilardie of the a. R. A T. Co. being their hosts. 4 Have you subscribed for your English paper yet? Ry tho time your order gets in there will be no postage burden on it. A. M. Grace's return to Canada is good news. He Is an authority on irrigation and tho new Irrigation Co. at Medicine Hat could not have engaged a better man to manage Its aiTairs. It Is to lie hoped wo will soon have Mr. Grace as a citizen of IxHhbridgit again. He was nn enterprising citizen always, and a citycan never haw too many ot that sort. The School Hoard must increase the public school start this mid-frti mme r wit ho u t a ny doubt. There are now enrolled 410 pupils, 2(1 of whom are In the high school department requiring two teachers. Thnt leaves III pupils for eleven teachers or an overage of thirty-eight. This U too lurge a numlvr for any tench er to have ami exi**ct to do the best Uhis district work. The average enrollment shoub.' j Everybody be kept Mow thirty-five If the ImmI J sprliifc wheat results are to be derived. now LIJNDV NEWS In tho death of Mr. Etllng Lumle, at St. Paul on the 8th of tho present month, tho people of this district feel that they have sustained a loss which they could III utTord to (vac Mr. liunde was born in the far-oir land of Norway but emigrated w)>en a mere boy and came to the United States, settling in the state of Minnesota. From there he drifted west to North Dakota and from then? to Alt>ertn. As a man of energy and resource, he was of the kind whic(i the country needs. As a neighbor he v as liked and resected by all uud in a land where wo all are strangers none hud moro (inn friends than he. The It took Just twenty-five minutes for tho School Hoard to transact its i business on Monday night. The chief feature was the principal's report which showed that for April the enrollment was 11U as against 401 for "March and 1187 for April 190B. The average nt tendance was 5174 or an average of S"> jier cent. Indications 'ure that the fourth room at the) Westminster School will have to be J furnished as there are now 120 pup-'ils in the'three departments. Ttoere faro now thirteen teachers on the public school start. Applications for portions on the staff were received from Miss I. Mc-. Culioch of this city. Miss N. M Hansen, l'arU>rr>', Man.. Miss t�. Wisdom I>artmouth, N. S., and G. W. Robert son of Toronto. An otTir of n full list of Kindergarten supplies nt a bargain from W. R. Gilbert of Medicine Hat was ai*r|>t*>d The supplies will bo plac-!ed into commission at once in Miss Robb's department. A communication from the deputy minister of education re vaccination was received, in which he stated that The Albert an's correspondent withi^ their ball team closes his despatch j ^ with these significant words; "Thyne is negotiating for a number of players who are likely to be let go by the Eastern and New England leagues." The pipe dream is dispelled, the pennant flnats not at tho Calgary mast head. That "discrimination'* | In choosing players that the Calgar> papers talked of was a delusion. A rush order is sent In for more players. $340 each, 4 lots oa London Road. Ea�y term*. $450 each, 3 cor. lots in block C. Easy terms. - + $450 each, 15 lott in block C. Easy terms. $525 each, 2 lots block 42, oac-half cash bal. easy. $229 per acre. 30 acres of subdivision property. $2100 cash, 2 lots oa Baroness Road ia block 6 t Morrison's bunch got it put over them 5-11 by Luc Crosse In their first j game. We consider that they did well considering thnt they had been together only one day, while tho 190(1 state champions had been practising for ten days. Better luck next time. SPECIAL F $3000 buys 6-roomed all modern house, on Bartlctt street, one-third cash bal. easy. t sympathy of tho whole neighborhood !lhl' lunv i*ul�llr Health Act dealt is extended, to Mrs. Lunde and the|wlth lhis matter, but as it had not family. ;>voen in n|*pnvtion now for eight months and no less than live districts are in course of being formed wit ha a radius of ten miles. Avery �.�Joyal,|o ,lu,c,. >v,� ov,, ;|1I1P,||K,llt ,,, ,,,, ^ wml 0|(t at the homo of Mr. McCord up-m the1 evening of April 10th. 1 Church services re-opened here .-n April 20th. HOCKY COt'LKK. j Seeding is well under way. In a jfew days man will have done all he cao do to get a good return for his labor. Settlers still continue to come into this district very fat�t. The trustees of the new church are unable to proceed with tho building oving to lack of lumber. White I�ako school reopened on April 30th. Tho trustees were fortunate enough to secure the services of Miss F. Lllywhito. ItltYCK AX 11 1110 IN HOT-HAM. We notice by a copy of the North American (Philadelphia to hand that Ami ussador llryce was a guest at a dinner in tho Hotil Walton ol the Canadian Club of that city, of wS'ch Club W, A. Higiuhotham, brother ot .1. D. Higmhothnm is the Vresldant. A1 though Mr. llryce greeted tho President's introduction by saying that he kept all his diplomatic matter locked up in a separate com - to dinner he generally managed to forget to bring the key, ho proceeded to deliver a very important address on international affairs. Among the other speakers were Mayor KeyMirn, Congressman Moon, ami d, A. MacD�mald, editor of the Toronto Globe. f>-:i is Imd enough, but lO-.'i' oh. mo! Oli. my? Poor Calgary. A number ot former Northern leaguers will U� seen in tho ranks of the Western Canada League this season. Morrison, O'Doa, Schurch and Mnckin wilt l)e with Lethbrldgn, Deacon White, Ed. Cardow and Lofty Nagle will play with Kdmonton, and before the season begins tho Canadians will probably see several other players from this side of the border. -Kdmonton Bulletin. We will shortly b� able to audit your books* isstra your monthly accounts, make your collections, AND W� WILL NEW DAYTON. The new hotel is completed and mine host Cory is now catering to the needs of tno travelling public. Tho horses for the livery stable have arrived and aro doing business though the stable is hardly completed. 0. N. Hunter of the Western Canada Land Co., spent several days horo last week. H. W. Todd, field manager of the British American Land Co. had a party of landmen hero on Monday and Tuesday. > MO UK GOOD OLYDKSDALK FK-1 MALKH FOR LKTIIIMUDOJ* WHT1UCT. i i | W. U! Harvey has Just returned from a visit to the well known llal -greggan Stock Farm belonging to John A. Turner. Calgary, and while there purchased an extra good Clydesdale mere, winner of numerous prizes, registered as Maggie Chart-imey. She has a beautiful Ally fonl at foot. Hired by "Consul" also a noted prise winner and a son of the famous "Ilaron's Pride." He also secured a very promising yearling Ally, a grand daughter also of tfrst Illustrious sire, The water in tho Hod rivor u,t Winnipeg is still ten feet below flood level, and it is thought the ice will go without causing a flood, Calgnry is making a bid for the convention to organize the Alberta Lacrosse League, ami will Ukelyhavc the support of the clubs In the north In this inattor.-Ivdinonton Bulletin. BIBLICAL CHICKKT. The \lcar recently came down to distribute the prizes to the success, ful athletes at the school sports. In his prefactory remarks, ho mentioned that games were not unknown oven In scriptural times and asked if any boy could furnish a text to prove this. "Ylssir," said ono urchin, "our Lord said to a team of His disciples wheus they was agoing to play in a cricket match- "Beware of tho 'ieven of tho Parisees.* " ivdinonton won its first game, do -foating an amateur team in'the little town of Lew is ton, Idaho by a score j of 14 to 12. Deacon' White must j spruce up if he is to Ix* in the same ' clas s with some other teams we : know of. i Hud they been out in full force, what tho prlntors would have dono to the Maple Leafs is hard to contemplate. With only three of their regular .players, Messrs. Currie, Thompson and Austin, and the rest picked up on the side lines, they were pitted against seven of the steady Maple l�afs. As It was the wearers of. the emblem by the uuklest of flukes managed to register ono tally, while the ink splashers got one less. The Ltafs put up a job on the pen-'.vhirlers by delaying the game until Fossendon and Nicholson had to leave. The play was not of tho highest order, being just a trifle better than tho article, served up by the teams of tho solf-stylod Alberta Football Association Clubs. DO IT SATISFACTORILY. It wOl pay you to havt ut look after your �c- | counts. vie List Two years ago Mr. P. swallowed a grain of wheat. Last week at the log rolling boo he had a ftt of coughing and couglrod up a ftfty pound sack of flour and about 10Q pounds of barn. Truth Is stranger U�*n fiction.-Lamont Time* Business Properly Wholesale " Residential Firm Ranch Your House it ii Insure Your Business 1 I. I 4 louse Furniture Plate Glass  Your business relations with us Rev. %T. D. Morrow of Hospelur, (bit., for many years tho chump Jr. n sprinter of*Canada, has been appointed pastor of St. Mark's Pros -byterJan Church of Toronto. Mr. Morrow still has a bunch of harriers /with vhoin.ho takes regular ton in lie runs. The roverond- sport is a broth-ei-ln-law ot J. H Shearer of this | city. will be satisfactory. 4 we guarantee. This YOU WILL KEEP ON DEAL ING WITH THE FIRM. ;