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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta f I, Daily HerdU Lights i Priuied'by the-Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., lawful evening at iU office. Round St.. Lethbridge, W. A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di factor and Editor. Subscription Daily, year, delivered..... Daily, aixLuiotnh, delivered, Daily, months delivered. Daily, one month, delivered Daily, cue year, by mail Daily, frix months, by mail WHAT HAl'PKNKU TO TillO THICK UK Describing some early elections see Georgia, alter ttie war, a writer in tho Saturday Evening Post, tells the FIRE AT COLEMAN Cotemnn. Mny night just us people wvn; crowding to tho sta- heard lYiemls off, the lire bell. was ringing wildly. Soon the Hames were shooting upward and ev- erybody knew that Coleman's largest store, "The Coleman Mercantile" was Smith of Lethbridge, MMMMMM following: At one election it was necessary to i overcome au' enormous majority ofjon fire. Mr. 'negroes at, Cedar Hill. The negroes contractor and builder of the city I480'had capable white leaders and turn-j hall at Regimt, the new court house 2.00 'ed out solidly to vote. XQUQ of Moose Jaw and several other I.OOJold aud played out tricks could sue-'large buildings in Saskatchewan and Alberta, is one of the proprietors of the store, He was at the station ceed. The situation required delica- I Daily Ohree mouths, by mail .85! There were two Republican and one with Mr. Benedict, the manager, and Weekly Herald, one year 1-60 .Democratic judge. The election it-: Mr. MclMiee, thc secretary, and Mr. addresses changed as often as de- passc.a oJT as Sereu.'iy as a May Smith's nephew, waiting for thc aired; but both new and old address imoniijjg. uo uo joSllo> uuJ whon lho alarm was given. By must be given. lhcjthe liim, he the block he had to tro the building looked as if LETHBRIDGE TO THE FRONT closed lie-raid agreed to get their supper and then gentleman in them it were Th That letter in yesterday' from the Toronto Globe about the do tho counting. A Lethbridge district made good read-'the neighborhood invited them to ing. It proves that the agricultural supper at his home, but the llepubii- resources of this district are being'can judges clung to their .prcciuus bal slliv ;s supplied from ih recognized and spread broadcast over lot box. They took the box with On the mountain side. fire brigade under Chief Clra- losi no time ami soon two streams wore playing upon the blaze. Then was seen what u splendid pres- reservoir up N'ot many the land. In recent years the districts of S-is-dining room, uhc-re locked it in kaloon, Regina, Battlelord, Kduu-n- a wardrobe, which they could see ton and Moose Jaw have b en given through the open door while they sat wide prominence in the eastern pr-'ss, at the table. Such was the trusting TAKEJAii May D. J: who lately obtained a leave of six mouths from bis I Residence I ill I Sealed Glass Jars 60c per Ib. RIDGWAY'S TEAS We are Sole Agents The Befitty Co, Ltd, ind tat Si LETIIIIKf 'them to a big room adjoiuing the mimues were required to. do thi work and the pimcipul loss will be trom the water wh'ch poured ilowu from the ceiling upon '.he goods. The loss is fully covered by insurance. and Lethbridge, which has bit i disposition of Republican judges.! The jooketi for has at last hap as good and iu our opinion LI better They held tight to the wardrobe key j Fire has been started in some district surrounding it, ha.s UiU and sat down to supper, which was j of the coke oveus gradually tho !n the background. The crops uitlie a. good oue, with wine, cigars, etc. j ,lumlK.r js and will be added to last two yt-u-j brought us to the fruit of etcetera. These ujl aro going jn full blast. Of and made people realize that this dis- ienccd judges hau gone all the guits course it wjji lake some to get trict was oi the banner distru'i-' in election tricks, and were determiti- to temperature be- in Western Cinada. The not to be counted out this time. fore jKltlillK in coufbut thc fact ment of settlers aud land seekers to .They never once took their eyes from j lhilt uri. sUrting js a matter this district this year shows tiiat the that wardrobe where the ballot-box thftt phases every soul iu Coleman. little publicity we have had is beur-'was deposited. But it was one of Tne smeucrs in British Columbia ing fruit. those old-fashioned wurd-isturting Op0rftti6ns has been vhe However, since" the Board thereby hangs this tale. I cause the ovens here and at one Trade has accepted a most Before the ballot-box was locked' lwo othtfl. pjaces Beginning work, aggressive publicity campaign a long, slim mail had secreted ]t is to IM} lhis win prove and the leading Canadian news- himself in the wardrobe behind some thing, paper, the Toronto Ulobo rates clothing. He carried several bund-j i- red GET YOUR SHOES AT GERMAN'S _Mr Jimnager of the P. this district so high, greater alien- ;reu ballots, marked to suit the em- j Burns bnsin0ss in Colemun, leaves to- ll-n than ever will b' given, this ergency, and ready for .instant use. Lethbridge. -From there tlie- the judges were eating their jde will go to llis ranch n0av Grassy The manager of a leading Calgarj wholesale firm says he has received word from a high official that the Grand Trunk will be extended to that city next year. The contributor of the special cor- supper, smoking their cigars and wat- rcspondence of the Globe is A. E.'chiug the wardrobe, this slim Boyle western representative of that'silently changed the ballots. paper and former publicity cummis- i After supper they unlocked the Lake to see about getting things in sioner for the city of Regina. No man wardrobe, got the-box and proceeded is'better acquainted with western ag-'with the perfectly fair count ricultural conditions than he and his'but an astounding result, highly commendatory article about "Well, remarked the man SUape for going on it permanently in July. Mr, Portffr intends to make hog raising the feature of his farming. Mr. Watson is suffering from a re- lapse and while he is taking tho baths at the Sanitorium Mrs. Wat- ICE CREAM M DrUu Frail ud (WediMBj G. W. H. REED Successors to Hadley-Roberts Co. this district contains the views of a carpet bag judge, "this certainly sou is visiting friends in Fernie, B.C. man, who has visited all the prinoi- j beats me. I thought we'll carry this Arbor Dav was observed at the pie points in the West this year with (box by four hundred majority at school by cleaning up the grounds a view of giving to _ eastern people ;least. Those infernal niggers must I putting them for foot-! Phone 2! I through the Globe an impartial state-; have gone back on us. I cannot un- ment of conditions in this country, jdorstand it. Hut we have had an ho- .._._____________ -nest election and a fair count; I'll certify to that." If this story should will understand it THE RURAL TELEPHONE ball and othor games. The new restaurant "The Palm" oi which Messrs Graham and Braebridge are proprietors, is doing a, rushing The rural telephone is oi great ad- vantage to the farmer. It saves him meet his eye he win understand it business. better. i 'j-vje hours' rain we These-were frightful conditions, poi j have just had has turned the moun- rushing torrents touch enables him to keep abreast of times better. The rural phone will be a feature prehend tbc time and money and puts him closer lhc fnbric of civiliza- tain streams into in touch with the outside world. It itlon with fraud- one realized it but has also stai profoundly than the men of [the South. None other could com- ovcrpowcrimg necessity drovc to ,such 'neisurcs. But of the in a yeai's it is not too much to expect that most of the progressive the wildcat, _- fighting- on its back, farmers of the province will possess to whether their! hc USj- his teeth or his claws. this modern convenience in homes. An evidence of the great benefit de- j rived through having a telephone in HAVE YOU HEARD THESE Oliver Herford: "In the midst oi thc house was given recently by Mr.'life are in Brooklyn." Birdsall, of Birdsall, Ont. "I; It was'W. S. Gilbert who said have a in my said i Ileerkolm Tree's Hamlet that it was Mr. Birdsall, "and I find that it is': "funny without being coarse." a great saver of time as well as of! During an I-'nglishman's lecture in horseflesh. For instance, formerly, Haven tho usher said to a. late when I wanted to ship any stock or grain, I used to have to drive to Has tings to see the agent to find when I could get a car. Sometimes it was necessary to wait around for several hours before I could secure the- infor- mation that I desired. I thus lost started the growth of the grass, grain and herbage very per ceptibly. Everything is looking splen- did on the ranches round Coleman and in the gardens. -Mr. Timmins. general agent of the Mason Risch Piano Co. for Alber- ta, spent a day with the local agent Mr. Manthonie and found business looking well. Mr. J. E. Rice, managing director of the WesteVn Fire Insurance Co. of Calgary, spent Friday in town writ- ing up some good business. Before THEHUB Come up tonight for Straw- barrhs and'cream; Ice cream; roast turkey'; fresh mush- rooms; ripe tomatoes, etc. THE HUB iu town today looking hale and hearty and wearing bis habitual jovial smile. All his old frieiiite were to meet kirn. He his at preseiit -woildng OB bit homestead two breaking outfits utd baa broken forty acres of lauti be- sides having a of oats sown, lie says the laud is ill first rate condition and all the neighbor- ing crops are looking excellent. took the opportunity today of buy- ing a quantity of lumber with which he proposes building a large barn. All his friends wish "Farmer" Burns the best of luck as he is OSK of best of fellows. George Nulph, assistant at the Tu- ber rented the commodious premises lately occupied by Slioy'Lee 1 situated north of the railway line and withinJ two minutes walk of the depot, where he proposes carrying on he restaurant business in first class tyle. He is also adding four pool tables to the establishment., lie only got possession this morning and already has a large staff of men em- putting the place into ship shape so to have everything ready and up to date for the opening on Friday next. Two cars attached to a freight train passed through here yesterday- evening carrying about seventy Japs for Uaymond. One would imagine from the late sign of the times that plenty of white and local labor is available without this importation. Public bodies having contracts to give should learn a lesson from this and insist when receiving tenders for uiyj. proposed works that white labor be employed and a' preference given to the local men whenever practicable There are too many of our own coun- trymen looking for work, able and willing but not able tc get it, that they should be by these im- We have nothing to say against -them getting employment but charity (if the term can be used) should begin at home first, The town council of this town may ,be de- pended on to insist on this clause be- ing observed on any of the proposed works contemplated. The case against Con. Moser for shooting a dog, the property of John Bennett, was adjourned bn Sat u relay last for the production of ad tional evidence was resumed today eforc Mr. S. J. Layton, J. P. During the adjournment the stated that anothe an had shot the dog, tha e had admitted it and that his nom Fred Hawchild. The' town con table also said that the man ha aid the same to him. The magistrate dismissed the case n the ground that the evidence wa ot sufficiently substantiated. Jt is reported that another do i'as shot 'this morning and owners o canines are greatly concern H! for their safety. It is hoped tha on the next occasion, should it o cur again, the guilty parties will 1 Alberta Realty Co Alherta CA1M W ft.OALBRAITH, M.O.C.M. Physician, Accauchar Ottee 014 BedpAtb at, ' f a.m., 13. 14. p.M DRS McCLURE STEWART, 9uf- fl It a.; 1 p.m. to HAMILTON 4, .YOUN4V 8 LOTS ON GLYN ST. Each Fine Residen- tial Lots H.J.H.Skeith Room 1 Whitney Block he left he appointed Mr. J. T. Mtxm- thorne local company. representative of the comer: "Please, sir, take your seat as quietly as possible. The audience is asleep." A Philadelphia woman .said: "Of course there will no marriage in hea- there There will plenty of women and a few men but none LOCAL BUDGET are unldnd- of cement, six cars in all. Cardston Star Alber- and John Ounn and Sons ing a fresh consignment The not only my own time but the time'one-would rare to marry." of the horse as well. Now all I Joseph FT. have to do is call up the rurent over! the question, if the telephone. Thus, I able to would he ratfior any ta Star, Majrmth Pioneer ithe Raymond Rustler -vill hereafter C'Upntc answered not himself who go under the name of the Elton Press and Publishing of Southern do in a few minutes what used to no would prefer to be Mrs. Choate's sec- cessitate a loss of several hours'i ond husband, an Knglish woman wait time. ,ed until the applause subsided and' "One man in our section Vaved asked: "But who is Mrs. t on a sale of cattle by having a tele- Choate's second phone. A buyer called at his farm and offered him a certain price for the stock. He felt disposed to take it as he had not received a better of- bc? by saying he Alberta, retaining their local names fer. fie asked for a little time, how- ever, and called up a buyer in Peter- borough over the telephone with the result that he succeeded in selling his cattle for more than he had been offered by the first drover. This sav- ing sufficient to pay cost of his telephone for several years. KETCHELL WON Snn May Kctchcli of Montana, knnckvd out but published under the above firm. A basket picnic and programme of sport will be held on Victoria Day, on the River Bottom, near the Pump House (by kind permission of the The program will com- mence at 2 o'clock. The band will be present nnd a good time is as- sured. The affair is being organized OUR POINT OF VIEW Dundee can have anything it wants now. ITnt. "tho t-itv Jack (Twin) Sullivan of Boston, in thc s- E- B- S- twentieth round at Colam today. The j Ihc members of St. Monica's fluild fight wa? schi rounds. ii 1111 n li i ii 11 n They call of dreamers" now. NEW Winston Churchill is so hnppy over victory in DumU-o thnl ho is go- ing to pot married. Say, won't it be awful if the gov- j ernment isnrt allowed to pay the wa- ges of its employees The first thing we know the officials will rushing to tho pawnbrokers to raise money on their watches ami other jewelry. By the wny, who ever hoard before of a man in modern times having to I go through life with the christened name of Ananias FIRE NEAH EOMONTON A disastrous hush fire swept through -the district seventy miles west of Edmonton, devcstating homesteads and forests. we uuvi: just received a consignment of the very Call around and inspect them THE EARTH WOBBLED very little when our picture framer vrent awny. We are doing better work then ever with less gas. Tbe finishing touches >o huusir-c-iiriiimig are "The Pictures." Our prices are always right. thirty-fivo i propose holding a "Rummage Sale" in St. Mary's Mission Hall about May 19th. If anyone who has clo- thing or other articles they would care to donate they should.notify the secretary. A wagon will call for them. A crowd of speculative spirits were present at the auction ?ialc conducted! by Waddinpton Gibbon at Court Houso rVinny. According law thc unclaimed articles were without brfrnitf ormr.ed. Tho huy- icr made his own estimate of tho of his purchase. Some real Rood Bargains wore secured. The enter- j prising David King bought twit I pounds of snufT for A ladies' j I'u'it- from Ohicngo, the very latest ere jntion. went at thc ridiculously low ngure Of The article that ar- oused the most curiosity was a trunk I Tlie general opinion was that it I must contain something of vnluij. A. MnrDonald was the bidder. H was oper.ed with mu :h mity two Old coats nnd a pair of trousers. It was knocked down at The small hoy hod of fur. gratis. WITH THE COMING OF SPRING there also comes the de- mand for a good Spring tonic. Tn this' respect the Lethbridge Bock'Beer meets many requirements, being an absolutely pure extract of malt and hops. For the run down and fagged out it is a healthy food. Delivered in kegs and cases after llth inst. LETHBRIDGE BREWING MALTING COMPANY, LTD. MIMMMM 1. C. t CONrfttARC JONU doliciton. Etc. Oifice: Couybewe Block. W. C. AJvocata, Barritjttr, Etc. Office: Botttfcuri Block. 6. C. MOORE to Oiilce Phoue 102. F. B. RO4.FCON ARCHITECT t FARMERS RANCHhRS INSURE your Buildings j against Loss by Prairie Fires also your ag- ainst Dnaiage-by-Hail C.B.Bowmanllpcy P.O. BUtk PW 200 R._ G. BUirmort, FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND EM- BALM ER Office Phone JAS. A. MACDONALD ARCHITECT Southard Block, Rrtpath ArU. E. T. McQREOOR REAL ESTATE, BROKER Agent for Farm and City Loans, -Col Itctionv- Rent- als and Convtyancing. Lift property with me. Call at Room I Hill Block or drew BOK AIU. Canadian Order erf Foresters Ldttriifc Canlston Star: A fishing party was nade up on Friday last and left for the Kootenai Lakes. The party com prised Messrs. Hates, Ibcy, Cairncross Heppler, and Paul Eckstorm of Chi- cago. Mr. Eckstorm was pleased to take with him to Lethbridge' on Tues day a large trout, weighing nearly 20 pounds, "which they had caught at the The guests as the Hotel Dallas no doubt enjoyed this "finny fellow" on Wednesdnv last. General Teaming' When yon require your gardens ploughed, your yards cleaned up, Meets iu Hall Thursday of month. Vititing Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, G.R A. NEIDIG, F.S: caught red handed and severely pu shed. As already reported a valu able Newfoundland dog was killed on Saturday and Mr. T. C. Barber re- ports that a valuable dog of his was also killed, the skull being smashed in as if by a hatchet. The owners of these animals arc greatly incensed against the parties guilty of these dastardly outrages. There are a'number of useless curs roaming about the town which the authorities should endeavor to get rid of or see that the licenses are paid on them, but there seems in many cases to a diificlty in trac- ing the owners, but means should be adopted to get rid of them as there is little doubt they'are more or less the d i ret-1 cause of the shoot- ings which have taken place of late. No discrimination Is being made anil in this manner valuable animals are destroyed. A local artist has drawn a pen sketch in which some of our promin- ent men are depicted true to nature. Our local auctioneer, A. Clampett, is represented as seen at one of his usual Saturday sales selling some cattle with a. pencil nnd bortk in his hand nnd nmonjst those attending the sole Mr. Jack Carroll, Mr. Mr. Annahle, Mr. Mar- chesnult, nnd others aro readily rec- gonizable. The sketch is on view at the Tahcr Hotel. Cellars dug, or any other teaming lone, SEE US, or phone 201, or Irop a post card in tbe office, your order will receive our prompt atten- tion. COAL_must be paid for >n delivery. Residence and stable east of the barracks. VVM. TAYLO1J, Lethbridge Meets 1st and 3rd Mondavi in K. of P Hall at 8 'o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially iuvited. 24-ly S. G. DAV1ES, T. J. WHITE, W. S. Lethbridge Nest of Owb I Ring Up 108 i When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN BRODIE 0 M t 4 Lethbridge ol Owls, No. 159. will meets the aeeood Thursday of month in K. of P. HalL G. V. 8TORKEY.- C. ROSS M. PRIEST, Junior i I SB T MM in i n First-class Cafe TIKI Short Order Between Meals CARROLL Though Calgary has put in a new pump at the waterworks and establish- ed a paid fire brigade the underwriters will not reduce the fire insurance rate. DRAYING All kinds of DRAYING promptly attended to. COAL delivered to any part of the city for per ton Phone 180 HAYRTRANSFhRCo HERALD AUS PAY Coal, Ice and i DRAYING i t. M. JOHNSTONE BarrUttr am< Solicitor Office adjoininf Union Lethbridge. Bank, DfltDfl iBtri Good accommodation for the travelling public. JOHN WHITESEL, Proprietor First-class Livery in con- nection Does advertising in thc f Daily Heram pay? Ask the Ellison Milling Elevator Go. This large concern advertia- es regularly in the Herald and Jr gets goofl results irom this dis- trict hut thc other day it re- ceived an order from Hosmer, f f ww rt fjft rl .1 ...t..., 001U he liiul rr-ad about Royal Pat- ent Pastry Flour in the Her- t aid. Thc Herald's field is not f limited by the boundary lines t of thc province. 1 WettcrATniAifcr Co. Office opposite Balmoral TELEPHONE 63 Lodge Pride of Alberta, No: 293. Sets if figliri fcuttt llevt in tlx. ewrv- tint and third at 8 p.m. Vinitiitg hrrtbrea W. Pmiitent. Fml T. LETHBRIDGE .'.OUutv-WO. C. B. P. O. E. Meets 2nd and 4th 1'ueaday A month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHARMAN, If. PRIB8T. K R WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION Meet in Methodist Wecley ChurA every third Friday in the month at "I p. MRS. A. E HUMPHRIES. Prea. MRS. CHAS. McOLENAOHAK honeer Crai TO nxr rrrrir l-L-LU i All Ortlere Strictly Attended to Caah Mnt be Pai4 on Ddivtry Prop. NORTH-WEST AMOCIATIOM Of STATIONARY ENQINEIRS Meet in the Ubor Hall rmf and and fourth- Mowfefi in Employers ginccra, and ment. would do well ec with us. NKVIN, Ckfcl W. A. DIGKSON, Secretary. AH of HtraM ;