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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 16, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta lirHMlDGE HERALD PRINTING CO.. LtD. ^40.-0. AUSTIN, Editor and Manaier. . 30R0AN. Snpt. of Job Depaflmeat. m-^ . �"� ___. carolussly aiicl if lie Ittjblt's ti. Ku is \o^^� imiih ofiontlctl li' ho Is tukoii lo tHsk. Ho quits work a'hixrp in the hour, even )f hns only li few hiore inches to saw through h bonrd. lie romcs . nround Inte in ihe nuirniiijj' � sometimes ami would bo \or.v indig- ; unhnprovwl iiropcrt.v is from nnnl if ii (iotlurlion wore liiatio from liis wiigos for this ol'k'ncQ. OS- Ir.iul also llu- imioui\t. of Loiil, IhiU Ih the proviiiciiil pi'^'sa coiiio rntlicr o ponsivo? MncLoixl should try son.o to ho produ.ed. 1'ho royalty . upon Vhonpor way to got pulilioily. Fifty-one ndvnntnpos of Alacl.oo'1. Sv>. "il. the oxtrasupornssossinoiH in iimt will bi' livo ci'iils a ton. Sponking of the immigration policy Air. Oliwi- said that the ilopartniont oIMUN'A'IION liKl'CSKIt. .\llM>rla-is havlnjf n horusy alVair of its own. A young preacher, Mr. CJuynt't a~ern all very favorably inclin(>rl to come herb and � settle, while in l-Uirope we pract.iral-l.v hove ihe door shut in our faces. There is therefore no reason whn'lever why we should push oui-selvos in where we nit; not \vnnled. when there are places where we are wanted." "'rhe on'y people to whom we are olTering are those who wanl to work on rail.way construction and who are narrow and selfish. They only look at things from the one point of view. \ys that the Do|.nrtiiK>nl of tho liu .fenmlos who wish to enter into do-Dominiori Government inestic service. They must Ik- .V 1 respect. .'Ml have u> A m-Mi whose name should be cartain ports of the province of Al- prlnted in red letters on the pages of I bcrla and Saskatchewan, history is living in St. Thomas, On- � - - -� -.....- tario. His name is Thom-vs W, ir^ct siiould tnake it a point to hear , p^Q^jig^g and womierrul to say this Prr>' rid Campbell, when he visits Leth- e. Rudolphe Lemieux. Postmas-r Ge erl of Canada, will make a t ii. of Western Canada this aumincr and propose.^ to inves-tiKate postal conditions. He should be invited to visit Lethb^Mdge without delay. The . -absolute need of a postofBce build-- iivff should be impressed, upon him. -Vything like a personal visit can convince a man of our necessities. in � point of postal revenue �thi.s cit.v � sukkIs ihuHl iii tho province ami .\ot unique character is a I;awyer. t'liiquc because he i-efused 82000 for serving on a commission appointed by the Ontario Go^e^lnlellt. Ho returned the money and said tho honor of hafing filletl the position was sulli-cient recompense for him. Crothers is not a man of wealth, either, lie A force of men are now going over that district between Ked Beer river and the Bow river, north of the Modi cine Httt district. Upon their reports tho policy of the administration will be governed to a certain extent. Mr. Oliver isof the opinion that other mutters in connection with the irrigation problem must bo seriously eonsiderod Lefore the administration take.s action of its own, for in sev-is a strong Tory, but we do not -p,..,! respects irrigation is an expeii-think it can bo charged against hiui'j,nin(. that he i-eturnoil the money in order to swell the surplus of the Whitney goveinnient. I.f we liad anything to do with the conferring of Knighthoods wo would see that in the next ily, without as large a postal 'jig^ Iin|>eria.l honors appeared the business as I.xthbridgo hsis a fine now itostodice untler construction. nnmi; oi Sir W. Crothers. The labor deparlinont at Ottawa dcsDrves- a great deal of ci-edit for llie settlement of iho differences between the minci-s and the operators. The existence of the Labor disputes net, pas.sed at the last session of the Dominion Parliament, had a great deal to do with the anxiety of the employers and the employees toreach a settlement. Howexer. the Herald ik of tho opinion that the announcement of Hon. Mr. Cashing that the Alberta go.verinntml woiiltl introduce an eight hour law at 1hv> next session of the IjOtiisla I lire did al^oiit as - ' ed much a,s. iinvthing lo pat the miners hi gi.ioil hiiiiuir and fsive the wa.v for a I'lompt sei \ leiiu'iil and an early return to work. snj terior of the is making extensive investigations | in every into tho po.ssibidties of irrigation in be proved sound iiionlnll.v, morally and physicnljy, or they are not allowed to land anil are afterwanls found unfit tlios- are sent back again. This may .seem a very drastic course to take, but it is to give the people at tho other end a warning that we want no undesirables in Canada, and cannot be forced to accept any. - " \t the present time we arc easily niile to fill all the demands made upon lis for l.iibor. In Ontario we arc .supplying all the farm laborers neces-sar.v. and this is leing done to tho salislVotion oi Imlh the einplo.vor and 'he einpUiyee. so ,\oii pee that wo 'iiv making .ur.-al strides towarils solving the prolilcm of populating Canada with thiTonie entirely by'the immigration from (Jreat Dritnin. brother deligently as to his orthodoxy and hther qualifications to be Iho leader of a Mock. Cntortunatcly for the success of (he ordination service, tho young nuin had ventured into iiKlciMMidcnt roi^jarch and told tho assembled brethren that he believed (hat (ho. theory of Paul and Christ, that thoro was no need for an utonomont, and that ho believed in an oiwn coiiLii>union and in tho ultimate universal .salvation of all men. The older heads of the church finally decided that the young graduate "\ the Malcolm Can-ner cs Co. tor ?17,000. (WTTLF Mrsr HE DIPPKD." .f The Western Slock Orowors .Vssoc-iation hold its eleventh ^nnua4 mating in Cnlgur.v last weak. Tho iicw ottlcers are: I'rosidont, W. llucP":.'o; first vice-prosidont. Geo. lioiii'; .^(jc-ond vico-piwsidont, .V. U. -ipritiiju-How Hivcr representatives, \V. I;. Hull and P. llurns; Muplo Cijmv representatives. .\. J. l>ay ancr  Coyle; Lethbridgo ropresonlatives. It, Harris and .\. .1. McLean; Sheo|> Creek representative, Jno.' Lineli.irii; llii!h Hiver representatives, .J. If. riroWii and .\. P.. Cross; Ci'i .lier Creek r �present a lives. * K. MalKoli and H. M. Hatfield; Willow Vra^k re-pivsenlatives, lir. ilcEachorn and A. 15. McDonald; Mediciiio Hal ropr ten-(olives, .A. P. Day and H. E. Marge-.son. Til.' most Important work was the recommjndalion of compulsor.y dip-(ting between .hme 1st and .Vug. Tile government will allow a choice of tvo _dii>s-lime and sulphur or crude oil and emulsion-tho formula lo he siqiplied later. The Sir Will'inni Miilock mado some very sensible suggestions to the miners and oix'rators, in his nddi-ess at tlio close of the confei'ence which brought about peace. His advice to the operators that Ihe.v should not regulate tho output of the nuinos bj' ilie number of cars they could get, liut on the other hand, should con-tiinio at work, even if there was a car shortase and store tho coal so that ' the men would have steady worl; and the possibility of a fuel famine avoided, will be endorsed bj; 1 be public. The operators as well as the men, .should realize that the coal iiuiies must ser' e the people and in order to carry out that idea they jiiiist uJways have a' supply of this great fuel on hand. The car shortage cry has been used as an "excuse in nany instances but there is no reason why work in the mines should case on that account. In fact there )s a necessity at this very- moment tor the mines to be operating at full strength in order that coal may be turned out so as to meet tho demands of tha people when plenty of cars ar� to be secured. Toronto cab drivers have every ronfidonco in Judge Winchester as an arbitrator of differences with their emplo.vers, which is much better than putting their confidence in Wiiwihostor rifles. If MacLeod gets the Provincial Asylum, it will bo an easy matter lo take cai-e of its newsiiapor men who are siilToring from Ufthbridges dementia, or C.P.IL and divisional point brain-storms. Its the fanner'With the beautiful home who enjoys farm life and is a rredit to tho farming community of will be cancelled, |Uie prnirio provincer�. -Ex. $5,000 Cash to pay down, for about 40 acres close to tho city, is wanted ^by purchaser for sub-dirision puri^oses i Give location, price and beet terms. Box 8, Herald Office.  - '   .....  The railroads ought to be .able to calcel-te the nuii^bor of cars required' to h ndle the- output of the mines If t>:ey are not tho Railway Conx-nilFsin should step in and solve tho pro lem for them. Then the railways should be compelled to supply all the cars necessary and if they failed to do so a heavy penalty ought to be imposed. It is time the railroads were made lo realize that the people were boss of affairs in this country. 'mm 7K|...... The trouble with the mine opera -tors, as veil ns the heads of other of our great industrial concerns, is that they fail to consider the interests oi tlu'ir men from the humane Ntniidpoint. Instead Ihc.y look at everything irom the standpoint of the almighty dollar. Would it not lio worth while experimenting in a new way with the toilers? Why nol give them a holiday, as Sir William Mu-lock says and not force them to lay off for a day every w�ek or so. That makes the men dissatisfied. On the iother hand if they wore olTored a Avcek's vacation and treated like tho men who work^ in stores and oftlccs, would they not be better satisfied with conditions? Would not the pos-fclhility of industrial troubles bo les-senod? Would not' Iho Crows A'est Coal Co. havo Jjecii l�>ttor olT If It had ripaid >n .Kligfitly smaller (livideiid to its Efluiroholdei'M,'d their uiU" ployres a woo bi(. lietlor? ^ ; /'-'The workingmaii has his faults, atoo: In many cases ho never consiil-orsiithQ interest of his employer. Me handles the machinery he works with The history of nations and cities is writlon in tho lives of their citizens. The death of William Stafford removes one life has. been close ly associated \yith the history of Lelhbridge. Twenly-fivc years ago, he came here as the first superintendent of mines, and has seen under his own, supervision and that of others, the little shaft in the coulee develop into the groat mines operated by the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company to-day, with the operation which the history of Leth-bridge has been so closely allied. Al-wa.vs wel|l and favorably known, the esteem in which he was hold was but feebly attested by the large crowds that attended the obsequies to pay their last tribute of respect. A MacLeod's efforts to a'Ctain great ncss^are fJantic in the extreme. te\rf weeks ago, the Advance got the idea that MacLeod would arise over the ashes of Lethbridge's hopes of the high fcvel bridge and tho divisional point. liut tho(,C.P.R. ofHcials refused to supply the foundation of their hopes,, although some still cling to thom, tho wish being father to tho hope within. Sol having Lethbridge's blostod hopes upon which to build up greatness, the town is trying to secure a foundation on their own stone-heap, tho cairn under which lie buried ancient dreams of greatness. The report goes Out that MacLeod;^ assessment is double of last year. The only wonder is that it is not triple. One man bought lots from the town lor $100 tt few months ago. To-day tliey are asscs.sod for $330. He offers to sell them, back to the town for $200. Another property purchos-ed for $2.50 and listed with real estate men at S325 is assessed nt $900 �This is surely municipal high finance. This is one way of attaining great -ness in the 'nowspa|)ci's. JJut what will the rato-paycrs sa.v when tha tax bill.s arc made up. Will not then those records of, growth printed in Sub-divide About 40 acres dose to tho city wanted for siib-divlsion purposes, "by purchaser with 5,00 For instance, Avo can sell you lots iu the very heart of the city for eiach on (easy terms. $350 THE Post Office Block List your property with us. Lethbridge Phone 200 WE REPRESENT: The CftAftda Life AtturMcc Company. The Yorkshire Fire Inturancc CompMy of York, EnfliMkd. The Aceident Mid Guarantee Conpany of Caaada. The American Surety Company of New York. The Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. ^ The New York Plate Glass Insurance Co. WE ISSUE CORPORATE V FIDELITY|BONDS. Our Real Estate Department $340 each, 4 lots on London Road. Easy terms. $450 each, 3 cor. lots in block C. Easy terms. |4S0 each, 19 lots in block C. Easy terms. $525 each, 2 lots block 42, one*half cash bal. easy. $225 per acre, 30 acres of subdivision property. $2100 cash, 2 lots on Baroness Road in block 6 SPECIAL $3000 buys 6-roomed all modern house, on Bartlett , street, one-third cash bal. easy. Our Audit Department We will shortly be able to audit yoiir books. Issue your monthly eoGOunte, make your coUeetiom, AND WE WBX DO IT SATISPACTORILY. It wiU>ay you to have us look after your accounts. List Business PropcHy Wholesale " Resldeptial " Farm Ranch Your House tt Insure Us Your Business " House * Furniture Plate Glass tt Your business relations will be satisfactory, we guarantee. us This YOU WILL KEEP ON DEAL-ING WITH THE FIRM. ;