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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 13, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LCTHBRIDOE, ALKKTA., THUMDAV, MAY II, INI. IkV Daily Herald Printed by the Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening at its office. Round St., Lethbridge. Alberta; Canada A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di-j rtctor and Editor j Subscription i Daily, one year, delivered j Daily, six months, delivered 2.00i Daily, three months, delivered 1.00: Daily, one month, delivered.....35 Daily, one year, by mail .......3.00 j Daily, six months, by mail 1.75 Daily, three months, by mail.....861 Weekly Herald, one year 1.50! Addresses changed as often as de_! but both new and old address; must be given. j FIRE PROTECTION POLICY Ons of the most important duties j of the city'council to the city is toj provide adequate fire protection. Lethbridge heretofore has been singu-1 larly fortunate as it has had no bad! is the policy for the citizens of Leth- bridge ar.d for the council. The promises and plat- forms of the Conservative party and its leaders might-be taken into some ucouut by the people if cit were not for their practices. Their actions truly "do thunder out against their words." One question to be settled tomor- row is .whether gas or coal is the bet- ter for working up steam. The ques- tion will be settled at the baseball park. If Senator DeVeber and C. A. Ma- grath say that the Selkirk Centenial is a go, that settles it. They mean the Senate and the Commons. It is now for Earl Grey to sign up the doc- uments. SUN FIRE The oldest Insurance In the world FOUNDED A.D. 1710 EJ.CCNTENA1Y 1B1O HOME OFFICE t LONDON. ENGLAND CaudlaB Branch. SUB Toroato. D. M. Blackburn. C. 8. BOWMAN, AGENT, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Tlie attack 01" tQe seat of Parliament from a Dreadnought by the suffra- wil1 throw CoL Dennisori into a fit- If a women can bombard the House of from the Thames what cau the Genuans not do? fires. The small amount of loss is the i more remarkable when it is consider- e'd that Lethbridge is a wooden I that until a very few' years aeo near- ly all the business places were frame I and that even today ninety per ceni. j of the residences are of the same kind. 1 The prevailing high winds have been J and are .stffl a great source of danger. These two features added to the gen- i eral carelessness of many citizens with j fire and the accummulation of rubbish i have made a combination of circum- stances suitable to the occasion of a Bi'rdon- and Bond, three bad- ly beaien bidders for Public kvor duriDg the last' f'nv montns sole Wlth each olher and reflect what mignt have beoru Socialists are opposed to Is there anything on tbls fair earth that the Socialists are not to? be permitted to stand, therefore nudg ed the man who was sitting' next to her. A nudge in a street car may be ac- cidental or it may be given to at- tract attention. After he had felt the old lady's elbow two or three times, the man awoke to the fact that he was being- touched in earnest, and so he turned to the old lady. "Don't you see who is she said. "Why don't you get up i aiid offer your seat? That is the! Lord Bishop of Toronto and his' wife." The man looked at the old lady for a moment. "Don't you know who I he replied. "I'm the Duke of Argyle." He kept the seat. TORONTO'S LOYALTY (Stratford Beacon) The Toronto Globe very pertinently asks whether the people of that city are as loyal as their talk would in- dicate, or are merely noisy. It points out that although something like ten years ago it was announced with much profusion of patriotic fervor that a memorial shaft was to be erected in honor of the Toronto soldiers who fell in South Africa, only have been raised, and of that was voted by the Provincial government and the city council! But Toronto patriotism is always very noisy, some of it being of a brand to be found elsewhere, shout- ing much and doing little. It looks as though Montreal need- a Heney to come from San Fran- cisco and clean it up. Trhe city can overcome the last cir- cumsftan.ee to a certain degree by en-: Eegina is going to have a linseed forcing tbe bylaws but the two other! oil miu- That ought to console it for circumstances cannot be overcome the university. and therefore must be met. This can i be done through a properly or- j Vancouver refuses to receive ganized and 'equipped fire department i Japanese navy. Japan is still on the This is what Lethbridge needs map however, and needs it A person does j not run the rispr of being classed as j Now that the power bylaw has been an alarmist if says tliat the fire passed it is about time the city coun- protection situation here is urgent or j cil began to consider placing the el- even critical. The eastern part of! ectris light and water plants in charge the city where there are valuable i of a commission. The council has mills, lumber yards and enough to do to look after ordinary residences and the North Ward, j civic business without attempting to where there hundreds oi residenc- i nin two big public utilities. es are practicajlly unprotected. The! :_____ department is sjhort of apparatus suit j Geo. H. Cowan, M.P., offered ed to the of the city; the j resign to test the pulse of Vancouver, alarm system j should be greatly es-' The Liberals say they are ready but tended and ope more fire hall is an j the speaker has not received Cow- absolute necessity. j resignation and it is likely he The plans 0i the fire and light com j never will. Cowan is a bluffer. mittee include provisions to meet___________ these The immediate cost, j including a extension to the- present fire 5'hed in North Ward is i something less than twelve thousand dollars. This' .sum or three times as much should ynot be begrudged by the citizens by the expenditure they are to given adequate fire pro- tection. must "be made not only for the present for the future. Lethbridge has alrea- to Side Rights J LETHBRIDGE PROGRESSING (Calgary Herald} The figures "of progress given by the city of- Lethbridge are other indiea- ot how Alberta is going ahead. That much dy outgrown the equipment that was i tv J? jx- attention just now and thouh City of Lethbridge THE REGULAR WEEKLY Auction Sale OF HORSES, CATTLE, IMPLEMENTS, etc., will be held at the City Market Corrals on SATURDAY NEXT AT 11.30 Entries Received by the Undersigned up to Time of Sale TWO BLACK HORSES TO BE SOLD F. G. Waddington MARKET WASTER On Track to- day one car Potatoes and one car Canned Goods The Bentley Co. Ltd. Vktale lid Iitiii KBII 35 UTUIIUE FOR SALE Rows and In any quantity at J.F.Rodgers Sale Stables Wood St. LETHBRIDGE thought sufficient two years ago. Buy- ing new outfits every two "or three years is an expensive policy. The should follow the policy of equipping for the future. This is, the policy of Chairman Hatch apd j his committee and the citizens should mate them know that their stamp of approval is on such a policy. INVESTIGATION REFUSED The people are evidenUy not sat- isfied with the coat--of.'whitewash, that .was given R. L. Borden, the Con- servatives leader, by the Bishop who says that the culprit wio faked the telegram confessed to. Kim and that Borden was in no way to blame. The McBride government too is evident- ly not satisfied for it is balking every effort to have an inquiry into the affair. Bev, Chas. E. .Cooper, Rector of St.'Savior's Church, Victoria and; chairman of the committee of the Sy- j nod of the Diocese of British Colum- bia upon Moral and- Social Reform states publicly that tie, acting upon tres in the province should .rejoice in the prosperity which has come to it. The motto of the three ETAOI it. The motto oi the three musketeers "all for one and for all" should be the mofcto oi the municipalities of Alberta. It will be a long .day before the development of any one .district in so rich a land will be other than beneficial to the others. There is lots of room for them all. Lethbridge papers state that dur- ing April building permits were is- sued there to the amount of Since: the beginning of the year 167 permits have been issued totalling and for these no less than 112. were for residences, which is a healthy sign. Customs receipts for April show- ed an increase of sixty-three per cent, over those oi the same month_last year while homestead and preemp- 9tion entries were _665 as against 263 homestead applications for April 1903 As the." record of one Alberta com- munity after another is made public it is seen that our new prosperity is Jit HEAD HEALTH Is Uncertain SICKNESS Is Expensive A Policy of The Domin- ion of Canada Guarantee Accident Insurance Co. is the best friend a man can have when injured or sick. Saves join into debt ail extra eipeises Keeps the house goiif And helps your recovery by doing away with the' neces- sity of worrying. P.O. Block Phone 383 PROFESSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL DR. W. S. Suneon. Accoacher. Houri-BAfrir. 8-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Ked- St. Phooe 53 DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEAN I -Bedpath Street. and Stafford Block. Office Houra-U 13. 1-3, 7-8.30, Phone night and da, 877. J. E. Surgeon, Accoucher, Block. Hours-Till 9 a.m., a to 1 3 to 5. 7 to 8. Phone, day aud night, 342. D. A. TAYLOR, C.M.-Special- wt, Eye, Ear, Nose -and Throat Stafford Block, Lethbridge, Alu Office Hours-9.30-12 a.m.. 3.5 p.n, "-8 p.m. UNDERTAKING Coal, Ice and I PRAYING JJ- Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral ONE JAMES RICHARDS Machine Shop, etc. Box 432 Near Steam Laundry Automobiles, Gasoline Engines, Sieam Ploughs and Threshing Outfits General JEtepairs Work of every description Satisfaction guaranteed TO THE PUBLIC f "We have bought out the Star Transfer (Jo. Draying outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for DRAYING i promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. on delivery. J.S. Phillips Phone 70 Office in Nelson Cow's Store !l ital D-, Pa.d Up Kest D. R. WILKIE President. HON. ROBERT JAFFRAY Vice.Pres. instructions from the committee 1S Seen tnat OUr new wrote to and then waited' upon the! being built on the solid Accounts of CprporationB, Municipalities, Merchants, Farmers and Private Individuals invited. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT-Specia attention is given 'to Savings Bank Accounts. Deposits of fl.OO and upwards received and1 inter- eat allowed at current rate from date of deposit. Lethbridgo Branch, W. R. SEATLE, Marragtr Begin Block, Round St.; beside Bentley Store. South tfrican Scrip AND Half Biteil Scrip For Sale APPLY TO Inters We Are Leading Our business is increasing daily. Why? Because the public have at last found the proper place tHey can.get satisfaction in Cleaning and Presiing tlieir Garments. If you are not yet one of bur customers give a trial. CITYDYE WORKS ADDlSpN 4 SON-Leading Under! The bide" established business in" the --itT equipment new and up n Parl5rs fire half n day and mght. Phone 0. Box 493. MUSIC MApAM Pi- aniste, organ- and voice produc- tion. Visits or receives pupils, preparatory or advanced. Coaching for siarris. Howard Crabb Ssreet. MR. ALBERT oi yr Briggs, M.A., Song Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Cbas Hancock, Esq., F.R.C.CX, L.B-AJH.. Organ and Theory. Voice culture! pipe organ, piano, harmony and theory, song siuging. Open for con- certs, banquets, recitals, etc. on application. Box tetb bridge, JOHANNES -H. MACMlLLIAN-Pu- Italy; Carl Simius, of Berlin many. High Class Scotch music specialty. Open for recitals ban- quets concerts, etc.- For terms ply.cjp Royal Collieries, Lethbridga LEGAL L. M. and Solicitor. Office adjoining Unioo Bank, Lethbridge-., W- C. SI Barris. ter. etc. Office: Southard Block. C. F. P..CQNYBEARE, JC.C., D.C.L.; Barrister, Solicitor, 'Etc. Office Gonybeare Block, Lethbridge Al- berta. H. A. J. Solicitor, Notary. Room 14 Stal- ford Blk. SURVEYING Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Fiaaiicial Ajfeute. "Fiscal for Ltd HAMILTON and Surveyors. Room 4. Whitney Block. ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTOR! F. B. Room 9 -Whitney Block: Attorney-General'-of British Columbia with a-request that he should insti- tute "aoi inquiry into the scandal. Af- ter a month's delay, he informed Mr. Cooper .that a formal appeal must be made to'the Premier of British Col- uroibia in order that the matter might be brought before the executive. This was, done, the appeal being handed to the Premier on March 12. On Ap- ril 21 the answer was received saying, "The government does not consider .that this csfte lies within, the purview of the Public Inquiries This action .coupled with that of the Attorney General makes any fur- ther .inquiry impossible. If the state- "ment of Mr. Borden concerning the telegram is true, if the statement of the British Columbia politicians and press wre true, if the statement of the culprit who confessed to ihe-bisb- op then the government should welcome the fullest inquiry, for the sake of the honor of their leader McBride and his colleagues should hasten to clear him and Mr. Borden for the sake oFTus own name should demand that the fullest pos- sible inquiry be made to vindicate him completely. But- none of these men. take such action, and there can be only one conclusion as to the rea- why. of increasing population and the velopment of oar national resources. THE OLD LADY AND THE BISHOP (Toronto News) Bishop and Mrs. Sweeny were strap-holders in a car the other day. This -disturbed' an old lady who was comfortably seated, was comfort ably seated. She did not feel able to give up her own place but felt that the Bishop and his wife should not OUR POINT OF VIEW Tomorrow is Arbor Day and a hoii- Take the morning and afternoon to go to the ball games and then take the evening to finish up your "Leth- bridfe Beautiful" stunt. policy of greater Lethbridge Today's Magazine Counter June-All Story Railroad Man Popular Kew Idea Designer Delineator Blue Book Little Journeys Etude Gunter Smith's Ml nenennmm Oar assistants stop work at 6. Our closing hours are suited to our patrons. Are you aware of the fact that g ood fruit lands jeact a value of to per acre improved? Are you aware of the; fact; that BARROW LAKE FRUIT LANDS will grow trees that will produce all the fruit it is possible for the trees to stand Are you aware .ofthe fact that THE ARROW LAKE FRUIT LANDS are closer to market and have equally as good shipping facilities as fruit lands in Washington, Oregon or Colorado. Then can you not see that these lands will reach the same values as other fruit lands do? Then why not buy HOW while you can get them at the bottom Our NEXT EXCURSION will start from on SATURDAY MORNING, JUNE 3rd, and points on the Calgary Brandt on FRIDAY AFTERNOON OF JUNE 2nd. Join our party on this trip. The trots will all bo In full bloom and you will see a sight that will delight you. Call and get full ROOMS 3 AND 4, WHITNEY BLOCK Or at our new office in the Lethbridfe Hotel M. FIVEEMAN, General Agent Lethbridge, Alta. All Standard Handled HEAD B C JAS. A. Macdonald Block, Street! Lethbridge Alta. LODGE PRIDE Of ALBERTA, No. Society Meets in the Qddfedllows'Hall every first and third Wednesday the month at Fer full jarticulari" apply W. J Wade, Fred T. W. President. 8ec.. Box 57. r Calgary and Lethbridge. Specialujt in Fireproof. mg, sanitation, heating and ventUa- E. Carver, c- ana Lethbridge Office, Bryan Block.' and build- er. JSatimatei cheerfully given; pairs :and alterations executed at -notice. Box 730, Meets lai and 3rd inK. of P Hall at o'clock. Viiitinji brethren are cordially invited. ASHCROFT, W.P. M-ly QUS NEIDIQ, W.t, R. E. engineer and.contractor: .Lighting and now, er installatipns. Plans and epecifi- cations. Office McKeown'i rHaKl ware. Phone 30a; GEORGE BEATON-Contractor and builder. free. Repairing and alterations a specialty. Tem- porary office City Bakery, Ford St.. or Box 366, City. A.F. A.M., O.R.A. Lethbridffe Lodge Refnlar mating night, the third Thursday of each mouth in the MasouiQ Hall, P. 0, Bloak, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will aL receire a hearty welcome. -A. C. MeMer, W.M. O. V, Btotkey, Secretary. P. 0. Box M7. I. H. man and contractor. cheerfully, given. If you want tcs eee our new in construction, let us show you. They won't cost you anything. Lethbridge P. WILLIAM WATTS-Builder and con- tractor, is prepared to giTe esti- mates free of cost on all kinds of work in the building trade, includ- ing, repairs, alterations, Ac. Box 5U Lethbndge. ;i% A. and build- Estimates furnished free! Office 315 Wood St. Camp No. in the Oddkllowi Hall and fourth Wadnaadar ol month. Viaitiiw neifhbora will al. a bMHf Oowi- ciHor. O. W. Wbltinf; W, a. I. EAKIN, PUBLIC STCNOQ. Blook. .Telephone No. M. ERNEST LAMifttCHT ChrlrtJan Sunday t.m. abort UM Herald ot HERALD AM PRINQ THI BEST Of RtSULTl PEACE METAL WEATHER will last a lifetime. sash. Absolutely exclude, dnfla, dwt and amoke. R. 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