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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta tit MB ft I DM; lATUftDAV, MAV 16, LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA A Progressive Qty of 6000 InkalMtants ARCHITECTS THECOMMERC1ALAND FINANCIAL CENTRE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA Some of the Elements Which Contribute to Its Importance JAMES A. MACOONALD Areliiteet Southard Blecfc GENERAL MERCHANTS HAMILTON 4 YOUNG DOMINION LAND SURVEY- ORS Irrigation and Hydraulic Engineers LethbrUge, F. B. ROLFSON, R. A. A. Architect Room Block Phone 257 The list of enterprises mentioned iti this index might be still further ex- tended, but without any attempt to more fully particularize individual branches, it may be said that in all the elements of progressive and pro- ductive achievement Lethbridge holds a place among the Lading and most active communities the Northwest At the present time the Canadian Pacific Railway is spending consider- ably over a million dollars in erecting a bridge over the Belly River at this city. It will be one mile and forty feiA long and three hundred and seven feet high and will rank as one of the wonders of the world. In addition to this great expenditure this railroad i has appropriated' "to be! spent in making a direct line betwei n j Lethbridge anil Macleod and enlarg-1 ing the terminals at Lcthbridge to conform with the new bridge. The Gait mines, which have been in operation here since 1883, are the greatest domestic coal producng mines in Western Canada. They employ GOO men with a monthly pay roll of nearly Last year they mined tons. The market for Gait co.il extends from Winnipeg on the east to Nelson and Rossland on the we.sU and from beyond Calgary- on the north to the cities of Great Falls, Helena and Butte on the south. The high quality of this coal, and the well established demand for it gives the town a guaranteed stability that strongly commends it to the incoming citizen. Close to the city are the Royal Col- lieries, the Diamond. Mine and the Pioneer mine. The two former arc spending hundreds of thousands of in development work and will soon be producing a thousand tons a day each. It is likely each of these mines will employ at least five hund- red men. The interests and industries that are tributary to the town arc important and varied. Chief of these is the busi- ness of mixed fanning on the irrigat- ed lands adjacent to the town. The products of tin's country are many and varied; wheat, Oats, Bar- Icy and Flax are the principal grain cr..ps, though Speltz and Rye are successfully grown and are consider- ed good paying crops. Alfalfa, Timothy, Redtop and Or- Lethbridge, P. 0. Box 114 Alberta. Whitney Stock Lethbridge, Phone 205 P. 0. Box 057 THE BINTLBY COMPANY, LIMITED Carry the largest and host as- sorted stock of General Merchandise iu Southern and Retail LIVERY STABLES FARM IMPLEMENTS MA8SEY-HARRIS CO., LTD. FARM IMPLEMENTS, AND MACHINERY OF ALL KINDS Large Stock Always on hand. Orders promptly filled. A. E. STEWART, District Manager HARDWARE BONELL A FURMAM First-class Livery, Feed and tale Stables Cor. Dufferiu and Smith Streets We have now for sale, Oats and REAL ESTATE Baled Hay, Chop. Lethbridge, Alberta. N. T. MACLEOD A CO. REAL ESTATE AND FINAN- CIAL BROKERS Representing Standard Companies iu FIRE, LIFE AND ACCIDENT INSURANCE Lethbridge, Aiberta. MILLINERY The World o Labor Contributed by Ufer MM Phone 75 1'. O. Box 27 HAYR BROS. Successors to C. L. Vrooman Dealers in HARDWARE OILS TAINTS STOVES AND TOOLS Lethbrldge, Alberta. LETHBRIDCE MILLINERY PARLORS Between Bijou Theatre and Read's Confectionery I Hill's New Block. Store m TRIMMED AND PATTERN. HATS ON EXHIBIT j Lethbridge, Order's at all prices taken and promptly filled. L, A. Scott, Manager Lethbridge, Alberta. P. 0. Box 417 Phone 2C6 F. E. MASON LAND CO. Alberta, BREWERS FRUIT AND CONFECTIONERY F. SICK, President and Manager The LETHBRIDGE BREWING AND MALTING CO. Ltd. FINE ALE, LAGER BEER, PORTER AND AERATED WATERS Bottled Goods a Specialty Brewers of Alberta's Pride Lethbridge, Alberta. C. W. H. REED FRUIT ICE CREAM AND CONFECTIONERY Lethbridge, Phone 211 Dufteriu Street Alberta. P. 0. Box 291 BRICK THE LETHBRIDCE BRICK AND TERRA COTTA COMPANY Limited Manufacturers of PRESSED AND COMMON BUILDING BRICK Orders given prompt attention Satisfaction Guaranteed Lethbridge, Alberta. HOTELS WESTERN CANADA AGENCY, LTD. Smith St. (Next to N. W. RA9 Smith Street. {Next to N. W. Jobbing Co.) Telephone AVe carry in Stock Mining Tools, Portland Cement, Fire. Brick and Clay, Wire Rope, Bar Iron, Lubricating Oils, Pipe and Fittings, Gasoline, Gasoline, Pipe and Fittings, Wolf Safety Lamps, Steel Tinlls, Explosives. WHOLESALE HARDWARE Get Our Prices A. W. EINGS, Manager MEAT MARKETS P. BURNS it CO., Wholesale and Retail Meat Merchants HIGHEST QUALITY HAMS BACON and LARD Markets in all the principal H. J. H. SKEITH Room 1, Whitney Block IB there a'uian with soul wo A Union man, who never "The Union Label I'll demand And agitate to beat the If there is such a one, I say, lio'd better get in lim; today. The worst enemy to the labor move meat is the cheap unionist who gaxen furtively down the street before be slides into a non-unionist shop to save a the fellow who scab tobacco and smokes scab cigars, who never wears a union label in hat or has the union stamp upon his shoes, arid wears attire manufactur- ed iti a scab shop. We have seen this fellow and so have you, and we kaow him for what lie as as the worst kind of a knocker where unionism is con- cerned. He spends his money to knock union men and provide employ- ment for scabs. He is ten timea worse than the private detective whom the Manufacturers' Association smuggles into the union, for the lat- ter is never supposed to have any principle and can be guarded against. Now, Mr. Union Man, just size your- self up and find if you are in the cheap, knocking class. When you use cigars or tobacco, do you call for blue label goods? Is the union label on your hat or in your shoes, and are your clothes measured up to a square union cut It isn't necessary to see where you belong. Just think yourself up and you will know that without any assistance on your part. Now, don't get mad." If you are on [the crooked road, repent and get 'square and start out on the straight and narrow paths of trades unionism. Cease ihe knocker act and try to play the man, or else be decent and get out of the union and associate REAL ESTATE, INSURANCE with the bunch to which you proper- AND FINANCIAL BROKER to towns in British Co- Phones: Office 102: residence 136 HIDES, ETC. luinbia, Alberta and Yukon. Lethbridge, Alberta. PAINTERS AND DECORATORS REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE A. LTD., THE HOTEL BALMORAL Special Attention to Travelers and Land Seekers Steam Heated, Electric Light, Baths, Etc. Lethhridge, Alberta. CONTRACTORS SMITH BROS., WILSON Contractors Builders Estimates on nil kinds of work furnished on short notice. Lethbridge, cliicl Grass arc the principal grasses grown for while there is an ex- Box 16-3 celU'iit quality of native Blucstem and j common Prairie Grass which affords a gfiod hay for stock. Sugar beets are successfully grown and there is a large sugar factory at Raymond, a miles south oi Lethbridge. Small fruits of all kinds and vege- tables are also successfully grown, and arc of fine quality. Thin country is also well adapted for dairying and stock raising, and the mining districts of British Coluru- Phone 188 Alberta. DRAYINQ bin afford excellent markets for these products. Lethbridge is well with all elements for the health, educlional and religious advantages of its citi- zens. It has a high school, three pub- lic schools and a kindergarten, a Ro- man Catholic Separate School and a Convent; seven Methodist Presbyterian, Bap- tist, Roman Catholic and Salvation Army; the best equipped and con- ducted general hospital in Alberta. The business men are well organize ed, the Board of Trade contributing actively and effectively to business progress. A large number of business build- ings and residences are under con- struction and 1903 promises to be the greatest building year in the history of Lethbridge. In addition to dozens of residences the following public buildings will be erected, District Jail to cost over a public House to cost about a public school to cost Presbyterian Church to cost about Fire Hall to cost and a Market Place to cost This year j 000 has bein appropriated for grading Phone 180 P. 0. Box 27 H. HAYR LICENSED DRAYMAN Draying and Contracting Coal orders promptly attended to St., next to N. W Jobbing FLOUR MILLS CARRUTHERS CO., Dealers in HIDES WOOL SHEEP-SKINS TALLOW SENEGA ROOT and FURS Agents for Retsof Rock Salt Warehouse and St. East Lei h bridge Head Man., Ed- monton, Alta. WELLINGTON BROS. PAPER HANGERS, PAINTERS KALSOMINERS AND HOUSE DECORATORS of Cutbill and Courtland Streets Estimates Given P.O.Box G44 Largo assortment of paper hang- ings in stock Lethbridge, Alberta. THE HOTEL COALDALE European Plan All Conveniences Cafe in Connection Lethbridge, Alberta. Established 1885 IRON WORKS LETHBRIDCE IRON CO., LTD. WORKS Lethbridge, Alberta. PLUMBING BRASS AND IRON FOUNDERS Machinists and (Senerul Forgings Heavy Hardware Geo. Rogers, President E. A. Cunningham, Managing Cunningham, Director THE HOTEL LETHBRIDCE All the conveniences and com- forts as are only obtainable in a first-class hotel. W. HENDERSON, Prop. Lethbridge, Alberta, Feed Stable for Accommodation of Our Patrons THE WESTERN PLUMBING TINSM1THINC HEAT- ING COMPANY STEAM, HOT WATER AND HOT WATER HEATING All kinds of Ventilating South of Herald Office Lethbridge, Alberta. WE NOT ONLY SELL THE EARTH BUT WE DELIVER THE GOODS FARM LANDS, CITY PROP- ERTY AND INSURANCE "Sunny Southern Alberta" For Your Home For Future Values b' belong. This is a straight tip. The above is dedicated to the five cent unionist. Every member of a .union should 'consider it his duty to point nut to the non-unionist that individ- ually they are helpless, collectively they are a power that cannot be re- sisted Domenico D'Alessandro, who was lately u hod carrier in Boston, has been made a nobleman by the King of Italy, This is a very great honor, au honor which many Italian million- aires and distinguished men of letters and of science covet in vain. It is a greater honor than a mere title of no- bility, for it is a king's recognition of services and of character. That is how the late Itoston hod carrier won his character and services to his count rymt'ii wore of a kind that im- pressed themselves on the nature of tho king Hats ofT to "Illustrlssimo Signor Doineuvco D'Alessan- dro." BFY before the nish the fall; big turnovers being made daily. The governor of Porto Rico has recommended to tho Legislature a i labor bureau on I Hiss Ray J.ongworth was admitted acres choice farm the Ccntral Federated 1'rices the lowest and terms nlon of Xew York citJ' as a dele- gate representing the women in the Hebrew Variety Actors' Union. She Maps and literature on appli- Look her obligations as a delegate cation. LUMBER PHOTOGRAPHER ROGERS-CUNNINGHAM LUMBER COMPANY, LIMIT- ED Builders Supplies LTJMBKR SHINGLES LATH TAR PAPER METALLIC ROOKING SIDING DOOHS ELLISON MILLING AND ELEVATOR COMPANY LTD. Manufacturers of Our Best Flew MILLS AT AND LIME Wholesale and Ketaii Head Office- Lethbridge P. 0. Box Telephone 23 YARDS L.-thhridgc, Tabor, Woodpecker. Stirling, Ray- mond, Magrntli, Coleridge. THE WINDSOR HOTEL H. E. MIEBACH Manager and Proprietor HANDFORD, PHOTOGRAPHER We have on the road, a complete line of picture frame mouldings, ex- pected any day. Save vonr orders. HhNtiFGRD PHOTOGRAPHER WEBER BROS., Ott Block Lethbridge, Alberta. UNDERTAKING PARLORS HE MOORE UNDERTAKING PARLORS B. C. MOORE, Proprietor raduatc AlWta College of Em- balming Vll kinds and descriptions of Tombstones Lethbridge, Alberta. REAL ESTATE Modern equipment, lighted. Electric all tho loading streets of the city and Lethbridge, Magrath and Ray- laying permanent walks. Particular attention is called to tho houses herein mentioned as bong us -Rates, per 4T the heading indicates, representative ones in their special fields of crnlea- mond Daily Capacity 800 Bhls. vor. LetfewrMge, Alfeerta. WM. OLIVER LUMBER niMl BUILDERS' SlTHiIES Mill in Connection All orders for mill work promptly executed. Estimates furnished on and outside work. local SUBSCRIBE FOR THE HERALD ADVERTISE IN THE HERALD SUNNY SOUTHERN ALBERTA A splendid farming country. For maps and all information address THE ALBERTA RAILWAY IRRIGATION COMPANY along with a number of men in other trades who were newly elected and went over the usual formula, in which she pledgc-d herself "as a man'' to live up to the constitution and bylaws of the C.F.U. Sanniel Gompers, President of the American Federation of Labor, says that organized labor will make its influence felt in the coming presiden- tial election to an extent to an ex- tent that ivill make statesmen 'Nit up and take notice." The Inhor movement in Canada, where many of the unions are closely ullied with those in the United States has gained much ground in recent years. In 1907 there were 232 labor organizations formed in Canada while 08 organizations were dissol.vd making n net increa.se of 174 orgmn- during the year. Lethbridge, Alberta. WOOLEN MILL THE LETHBRIDCE WOOLEN COMPANY LTD. Manufactures of HIGH GRADE ALL-WOOL BLAXKETK woo! used. but pure Western LetMtrMgt, j All our blankets bear thej "Cleanwool Brand." In Germany, all workmen, and clerks over sixteen, and gettiug less than a year, are obliged I y to insure against old ujfe At the first biennial and convention of the Bricklayers' and Masons' International Union, the In- ternational IIod Carriers' and Build- ing Laborers Union of America was endorsed and rcalfirmed as the bona fide union of its calling. For tho lyenetit of those who aro not on the voters' roll of this city, !I append tho necessary qualifications: qualified as electors to jvotc shall be tho men. unmarried men [nnn widows over twenty-one oi "ho assessed upon the last j rovisrd assessment roll of the city as i owners of real property held in their own rijtrht or, in the case of married j men, hold by their wives for or j upwards, or as owners of real proper ty to the value of 1400 or for in- come or personal property for 1200, on Back ;