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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 3, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LlTHlftllXlt, ALTA-, MONDAY, MAY 3, 1101. Daily Herald Printed by Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful' evening at ita .office. Round St., Lethbridge. alberta, Canada W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di- rector and Editor Subscription Rattt Daily, one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered Daily, three months, delivered Daily, one month, delivered.....35 Daily, one year, by mail .......3.00 Daily, six months, by mail 1.75 Daily, three mouths, by mail.....86 Weekly Herald, one year .......1.50 Addresses changed as often de. aired, but both new and old address must be given. SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance Office in the world FOUNDED A.D. 171O BMHENTENABY 19IO HOME OFFICE t LONDON. ENGLAND t Canadian Branch. Sun Building. Toronto, H. M. Blackburn. Manatfar. C. B. BOWMAN, AGENT, LETHBFMDGE, ALTA. city. It is now for the city to accop the report aud order its adoption bj voting for the bylaw to provide th 2.001 nmney to put the roport into effect A vote against xho bvlaw is a con THE LATE GEO. ROGERS The death of George Rogers re- moves from the scene of action a man of the type that Lethbridge can ill afford to lose. He had a supreme faith in Alberta in general and in Lethbridge in particular. His life j was spent during his residence here in the interests of this city and dis- trict. He was a success as a busi- ness man'and he reinvested the pro- ceeds of his success in this district showing that he believed in the coun- try and its future. What he was and what he had was devoted to the building up of the place in which he lived. As a citizen of this city he richly deserved the honors the city gave him and the trust the citizen's reposed in him. As a municipal rul- er he had good judgment and was strong in standing by what he be- lieved to be right. Lethbridge was fortunate in having him for a citi- zen and. is much poorer because of his death. damnation of the council and of th engineer whom they previously ap proved. OUR POINT OF VIEW Introduce the real Sunny Southern Alberta to your friends. Some people are going to get into trouble if they persist in walkia, across the boulevards that are seed- ed down. Whe.n they are raked over and roDed, you will know that the grass-seed is sown, and it is "Keep off the for yours. Now get ready to pui in those sweet peas. The warm xveather will help them make up for lost time. Sir Thomas Shaughnessy has said j that, the nsw daylight bill is ac- eeptable to the- C. P. R. That set- tles it for out in this country the only time there is is C. P. R. time. The baseball fans are taking les- sons in voice culture to enable them to root Corrigan's Corkers to victory over the Mad Hatters a week from Wednesdav. THE SELKIRK CENTENNIAL It looks as if Western Canada were going to recognize the fact that it- has a history. Tonight there will be in this city a company of Win- nipeg's foremost citizens togethe with a number of leading citizen from other centres in the West to en list the interest of Lethbridge citi zens in the proposal to have a cen tennial celebration of the first whit- settlement in western Canada Th history of great national expositions clearly proves that they are- a bene- fit not only to the part of the eoun- ttry in which the exposition is helc but to the .whole country as well From the great exposition held in London in 1851 which was originat- ed and promoted by Prince Consort Albert to the latest, the Quebec Ter- centenary, these CApOSltiOua l Been epoch-marking- affairs. As the founding: of Quebec was the begin- ning of history in Eastern Canada, so the founding of the Selkirk settle- ment in 1812 was the real beginnin; of the Great West. As the celebra- tion of the founding of Quebec was of great importance to all Canada, the West included so the hundredth anniversary of the Selkirk settlement will be of epual interest to the whole of Canada, the East included. Th'e Selkirk Centennial will, be the first great national celebration in the West and as such should be tak- en up with enthusiasm by the peo- ple. The fact that so many of the best men in the West are taking such The lengthening of the summer days is causing the people of these northern regions to lose interest in the daylight bill. an active, interest in the matter is a guarantee that the affair will be well managed and will be a credit to the country: It will not be a Win- nipeg affair nor a Manitoba affair, but will be a concern for the whole of Canada: The main benefit will come to Western Canada even as the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition will be of greatest benefit to the Western States. Of all the kinds of business in which a city or country can engage and the one that is of superlative importance, is the boy business. It must be remembered that the de gree and quality of our civic sue cess depend more than upon all else on the results of this branch of our activity. The city that is more interested in cash than in character and in twenty year bonds than ia fifteen year old boys is on the sure road to ultimate smash! The boy business claims first Hamilton Spectator. For Sale r Side _ Ufihts J A BURST OF CONFIDENCE An elderly farmer up in Maine lost his wife and his nephew was taking the old man back to the empty farm- house. said the old man, after a .ong silence, years. I sup- pose she was a good wife to me. She was a good cook and a good house- ceeper, and she kept me well redd up, but, do you le added, "I never liked W. Baird HE LIKED HIS STRAIGHT said Horace Bbc- y, the oldest Mississippi pilot, "is vhat kills most of us off. Once we POWER PLANT BYLAW A week from today the burgesses of this city are asked to give their opinion of-the city council's pro- posal regarding the power plant. Ex- perience has'shown'the present- plant is inadequate to supply the present needs of the city and -inadequate to a greater degree when the future requirements of the city are consid- ered. The plant was practically con- demned by the Fire Underwriters Association. The present insurance rate is allowed on city property only on the understanding that the pres- ent plant will be replaced by one that is safer both in itself and as a means of protection for the city. The chances are that if the citizens turn down the proposal to erect a new power plant they will lose more- jin increased insurance than they would save in taxes. These things are or should be apparent to' The question of the cost of th? new plant is one that the -tvsrage citizen must leave to some whom h can trust. Not one man in fifty knows the comparative values of dif- ferent boilers, engines, gener i crs, switchboards, etc., and ;t is foolish- ness for him to attempt to discus.1? matters of which these are a part. The only thing to do wfm ihe shareholders of a mne or railroad company would do ths same conditions. They would trust th.; dilectors to get a e-npineer who has. proved himself trustworthy and reliable and would simply agree to the report engineer. That seems to be the "only course open to the citisens of Lethbridge. The coun- cil as the directors of the city secur- ed a capable engineer to report. At "the election of last December the elec tors voiced their approval of the ac- tion of the appointee. The re- port HM been received and has b'en satisfactory to the directorate of the ished out a passenger who had been oaking in the river half an hour. When the whiskey was brought, the victim's lips slightly moved, and I stooped to get his last words. 'Roll me on a bar'l fust and get some o' .this water he said faint ly. 'It'll weaken the licker." COUTTS NEWS Insp. Howard, R.N.W.M.P., left on Thursday for Athabaska Landing, the post to which he has been trans- ferred. General regret is felt at the departure of Major Howard who was higly esteemed by tlie entire com- munity. T. Sproed of Milk River is here with a breaking outfit. He will break on Dr. Patton's and Alex. farms. That store and livery barn ar about to materialize. They can come too soon. They are badly need ed. Joe Young arrived today with, six hundred sheep which he is movin to his ranch near Bad Water Lake The immigration this year is great er at this port of entry than ever be fore. f. R. -Crockford. is suffering witl an attack of erysipelas. NO STATEHOOD At PRESENT Washington, .April for Arizona aud New Mexico will no be considered at the special session of congress, according to an announce ment made today. It will, be taken up by the House in December. McArthur's Wall Paper Is the Best My stop work ftt 6 p.m. My premises remain open to suit my patrons. Owing to having been replaced by larger equipment, we offer, subject to prior sale, the following equipment at genuine bargains: 6 new return tubular boilers, 150 h. p., 125 los. working pressure. 1 second hand return tub. boilers 80 h.p. 60 Ibs. working pressure. 2 second hand return tub. boilers, SO li.p. 60 Ibs. working pressure. 5 second hand locomotive type boil- ers 150 h.p. 125 Ibs. Working pressure. 2 .second hand Ingersolt Sergeant Glass A straight line air compress- ors: steam cylinders 24 in. dia.; air cylinders dia.; 30 in. stroke. 1 second hand Ingersoll Sergeant Cla-ss G Duplex air compressor; stearn cylinders IS in. dia.; l.p. air cylinder in. dia.: h.p. air cylinders 17% in. 24 in. stroke. 1 second hand four wheel saddle tank locomotive, 42 in. guage, cylin- iers 10 in. x 14 in.; -weight 14 tons. 4 second hand Jeffrey 10-ton elec- :ric mine lomomotives, guage 36 in.. 75 h.p. new Aldrich-Wesiinghouse Port- able Electric Mine pump mounted, 36 guage; capacity 100 gals.; 300 ft. lift; 10 h.p., 220 volts D. C. Enclosed notor. 1 second hand Danville tail rope laulage plant, hoist 4 drums 88 in.' lia.; double engines, cylinders 20 in. 36 in. 1 second hand Danville endless rope laulage plant, hoist 2 drums 60 in. dia.; double engines, cylinders 10 in. 18 in. 2 second hand Crocker Wheeler D. C. generators 125 v. 200 amp. 25 I second hand marble switch board complete wil-h ammeters a'nd volt; meters. 1 second haird 80 h.p. JtcEwing ligh speed horizontal engine. 1 second hand 40 h.p. McEwing ligh speed horizontal engine. 3 second hand Lidgerwood-Jeffrey lectric hoists, 220 "V. direct current, 5 h.p. feet second hand 1 in. haulage rope, 6 strands, 7 -wires plough steel, in good condition. 10 "tons 2% in. square soft steel- new. 400 HadSeld's steel mine car Swift's i White Soap Just placed in (I J I y stock The Bentiey Co. ltd. Vfctoaie ind Retail 35 IETIIIIKE SHOES OF HIGHEST MERIT (nothing too good for the ladies, you know) fill many a box and shelf [in this store run to suit the people. We attend to large and careful buy- ing, honest pricing and polite selling, but you are the judges when it cemes to handing out the awards of- merit. We would like to 'be put on trial to- day. F. German BEGIN BLOCK WALL PAPER Largest and best stock in tlie city. i t Ii f 2 Paper Hanging, Paint- J ing Etc. WELLINGTON Bros. Cor. Cutbill and Court- land. Box 644. v 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 HEAD of Horses JUST AR All young and in-.good .shape. Apply for Particulars J. F. ROGERS Sale Stables Wood St. LETHBRIDGE 10 0 J5 i 0 I o i? 0 0 wheels; 18 in. dia. 1% in. axle; bronze bushed. i 9 All machinery in good condition j and will pass closest inspection. Im-! j mediate shipment. For full particu- j 0 lars and prices wire or write. j THE CROW'S NEST PASS COAL CO., LIMITED, J. B. TURNE'Y, Purchasing Agent, 119-7 A Snap 12 Lots in North Ward 3 blocks from school dollars Terms J. L EAKIN CO. P. 0. Block Phone 383 Coal, Ice and j PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE: PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. 9. Surgeon, Accoucher. 9 a.m.. 3-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Red- path St.' Phone 63. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEAN I Street. 1 a.m., 3-3. 7-8. DR. A. and Stafford Block. Office 12, 1.3, 7-3.30. Phone uight and 277. DR. J. E. LOVERINQ-- Surgeon, Accoucber, Block. 9 a.m.. 11 to 1, 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day aud night. 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., ist, Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat. Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alta. Office a.m., 2-5 p.m., 7.8 p.m. UNDERTAKING i Four men were killed in an explo- sion in the glycerine packing house of Fernie, B. C. the Pitts Powder Co. at Reynolds. Lethbridge Meeting of the 1912 Canadian Exposition and Selkirk Centennial Committee will be held on TO THE PUBLIC "We have bought out the Star Transfer Co Draying outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for DRAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Caih on delivery, x J. S. Phillips A. L PittesoB Phone 70 Office in Nelson i Cow's Store ADDISON SON-Leading Under- takers and .Embalmers; The oldest established business in the city Phone 102. Office and 32] Crabb St. Parlors open day and night. FETTERLY-FUNERAL Dl- RECTOR AND riages and equipment new and up to date. Parlors opposite fire half. Open day and night. P- 0. Box 493. Phone MUSIC MADAM Pi- aniste, organ and voice produc- tion. Visits or receives pupils. preparatory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard Crabb Street. MONDAY, MAY 3rd, at OLIVER'S HHLL The purpose of the meeting Is to, discuss, formulate and prepare plans for furthering this national project, which is of such vast importance to Western Canada A deputation of leading men of Manitoba will be present at this meeting, and will tell the citizens of Lethbridge; the result of conferences that have taken place during the past four months You are cordially invited to be present and to take part in this meeting. The interests of the visiting deputation are your interests of Western Canada We Are Leading Our business is increasing daily. Why? Because the public have at last found the proper place where they can get satisfaction in Cleaning and Pressing their Garments. If you are not yet one of our. customers give a trial. CITY DYE WORKS louid Street MR. ALBERT oi iir, Briggs, M.A., Song Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Cbas Hancock, Esq.. F.B.C.O., L.E.A.M-. Organ and Theory, Voice culture, pipe organ, piano, harmony and theory, song singing. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. Terms on applicatiop. Box 690, Letb bridge, Alta. JOHANNES H. pil of Henri Verbruggen, of Roue, Italy; Carl Simina, of Berlin, Ger- many. High Class Scotch music a specialty. Open for recitals, ban- quets, concerts, etc. For terms ap. ply cjo Royal Collieries, Letbbridge. LEGAL L. and Solicitor. Office adjoining Union Bank, Letbbridge. W. C. Barris- ter, etc. Office: Southard Block. C. F. P. CONYBEARE, K.C., D.C.L.; Barrister, Solicitor, Etc. Office, Conybeare Block, Lftthbridge, Al- berta. H. A. J. Solicitor, Notary. Room 14 Staf- ford Blk. SURVEYING IF YOU INTEND TO BUILD a resi- dence', save money and time by consulting J. H. White, architec- tural draughtsman and contractor, Lethbridge P. O. 109-6 HAMILTON and Surveyors. Block. YOU Boom 4. Whitney ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS not Join the Seventh Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for, Royal Collieries Ltd All Standard HandUd HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, B.C. F. B. Boom fl. Whitney Block. JAS. A. Macdonald. Block, Redpatb Street, Lethbridge Alta. LODGE PRIDE OF No. 293, ALBERTA, TO TH R R O W K E S? and have a look at what we hare to offer in FRUIT LANDS Secure a Home while they are to be had at a reasonable price. We go via the Crpw's Nest returning via the main line, grong you the privilege of seeing 'the beautiful mountain scenery on both lines, Excur sion leaves Lethbridge "and points on the C. and E. line on Evening of May 5th Call" or write for information. There's money in fruit lands. We have the cheapeel. We have lands that are being rapidly developed. Sm of England Benefit Society Meets in the Oddfedllowi' Hell every first and We'dneaday the month at 8 jptm. Far full particulars apply W. J. WaJe, Fred T. W. V Sec., Box W. W. M. Calgary and Lethbridge: Specialist in Fireproof." ing, sanitation, beating and ventila- tion. Eroeat E, Carver, M.B.A., .A.A.I.C.. Maaagei Lethbridge Office, Bryan Block. and build- er. Estimates cheerfully given. IU- pairs and alterations executed at the shortest .notice. Box 730, Letb- bridge, Alta. R. E. -engineer and contractor. Lighting ana pow- er installations. Plans and ipedfl- cations. Office McKeown's ware. Phone 303. Hard lat and 3rd inKofP Hall 'at o'clock. Viaitinp brethren are cordially invited. ASHCROFT, W.P. 24-lj GUI NEIDIQ, W.I. FOR >E8T to Wil- liam Watts, builder and contractor, London Road. Iff years experience. Estimates .free. 68-91 GEORGE and builder. Eatimatea free. Impairing and alterations a specialty. Tem- porary office City Bakery, Ford or Box 366, City. M. F R E E M A N, General Agent Lethbridge, Alta. A.F. A.M., Lethbridfe Lodge Regular meeting uifht, the third Thursday of each month in the Maaonia Hall, P. 0. Bloek, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will al. receive a hearty welcome. A. C. Meaier, 0. V. fftorkey, Secretary, P. O. Bot BIT. J. H. Drafts- man and contractor. Estimate! cheerfully given. It you Srant to see our new ideaa in construction, let us show you. They won't cost you anything. Address Lethbridge P. O. MISCELLANEOUS I. EAKIN, PUBLIC iTENOO. RAPHER--Office, Foatofflee Block. Telephone No. 383. Modern of Lethbridge Camp No. Meets in the Hall second and fourth Wedntadaj of tba month. Visiting neighbors win al- ways reccire a hearty Covo> cillor, 0. W. WhitiDf Banker. W. A. Diction; Clerk, N. uowattt. ERNEtT LAMBRECHT Christian Scientist. Service every Sunday eleven a.m. above Herald lice. OM W, ft. painter, house painter, paper hanger, sign writer, etc. 86 Anryle Ave. Puout WEATHER STRIF will last lifetime. Saves item sash. Absolutely exdvdes drafta, duet and smoke. R, J. Thompson, P. 0. Box Mf. ;