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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHttRIDOE, MONDAY, MAY Daily Herald Printed by Uw Daily Herald Printing Co., Ltd., every lawful evening a office. Bound St., Lethbridge ,.AlberU, Canada W, .A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di- and Editor RatM Pall one year, delivered ......I4.0C Daily, sic months, delivered 2.0C DaHy, 'three delivered 1.00 Daily, "one, month, delivered .35 Daily, one year, by mafl 3.00 Daily, six months, by mail 1.75 Daily, three months, by mail.. .85 Weekly Herald, one year 1.50 Addresses as often de- tired, but both new address must be given. NOT FAIR TO THE CHIEF There is one duty still that the -city council owes to 'Chief of Police Gillespie and that is to provide him legal assistance in his police court work. The Chief of Police is not sup- posed v> be a lawyer although it must be admitted that lie is versed in law..than lots who have .passed their examinations. But in addition to his regular duties as Chief of Po- lice .he should not be asked nor al- lowed to conduct his own cases in the? police court in defence of the city- bylaws or of the statutes. The city and the provincial authorities should see that he has legal support in the court room. If this duty is not a part of the duty of the city solicitor and the provincial prosecuting at- torney some other arangement should be made. If this work is in the list of duties it should be done. N FIRE The oldest Insurance la tfce world FOUNDED A.D. 1710 ll.CCNTENAKY 191O HOME OFFICE t LONDON, ENGLAND Canadian Branch, Son K. M. Blvckbura. Maa C. B. BOWMAN, AGENT, LETH8RIOGE, ALTA. (Toronto Star) Stories about the Hon. Frank Oli- ver seem to be in order at the Parlia- ment buildings. One of them is the tale of, the Oliver apple, which., in the Eden of Alberta, caused, as afore- inie, a fall. Mr. Oliver, is seems, had watched vith pride a little apple tree which vas growing in a corner of his garden folks knew, had iu Alberta. This Nobody as far as any apples vas the first tree, he awaited anxious- ly its first fruits. In due time, blossoms came: a number of them. Mr.Oliver paid more attention to that tree than if it had been a Grit constituent. It rewarded his efforts by producing a number of little apples, and the Ol- iver orchard was 35 proud a spot a? Holland. But, alas, the apples sickened and dropped but one, which plump ed. out and colored up and grew dai- ly in maginficense. Ewe lambs were common in the West, but apples-----. The mayor of Edmonton was told about the tree. "There was to be a celebration, with speeches. With characteristic enterprise, the West J OUR LETTER BOX V CITY WORKERS Editor Lethbridge Herald Sir read paragraphs re- ferring to city work -omployes I should like to say that the critisims are unwarranted aud uncalled for. I aave visited raost of our Canadian, cities and I -have city men at work in nearly all of them, and I j ;hould say that the Letitbridge vorkers are for the most part con. j tant aud regular workers when they get the chance to work. They are at present not making hall time, will grant space in 'your valuable columns to invito an expression of opinion mvrt to teat the feel- ing on this uvatter. etc., RECREATION. WINmiFRED NOTES .Winnifred, Hay have beea fast and furious in the last six weeks. Some of the boys that lived ou their claims all winter be- ing cancelled. If locators are mak- ing a business of such work, there should be a law to teach them a les- sou. The heaviest fall of snow we have lad this winter at one time fell Sat- urday night and Sun-day. Win. Randall made a business trip to Macleod and Lethbridge last week.! Two cars of immigrants arrived this week from Dakota. Winnifred is to have two new. stor- es in the near future which will iui- prove the looks of our town, also the iss part. Spring grain is up and looking fine now. Mr, 'Ray Williams has resigned hi Cars of Evaporated Fruits Windsor Salt aridHay on track today i le Bentiejf Co. they are just at the city's conven- j Position with our iperchant Mr. R. J. ience for employment. The work to go bn his homestead. the boulevards cajiuot -be rushed j without forethought and discretion, i and those who criticise are in ignor- I ance of the nature of the work. Williams. has made many friends here and we regret to see him G. C. Hansch, of the Citizens Lbr. A CITIZEN Co., made a business call here last SATURDAY HALF HOLIDAY To the Editor of The Herald Dear Sir common with otiiers I feel that with the opening of the Friday, I Kent Kendall and James Wont- worth made a business trip to "the Hat last week. Frank Harris is" on the sick li.sr t, t, j T T i enterprise, me uest Gillespie has had splendid j i- was to advertise itselt as a fruit T.hp ormTT. -yrtrt-rtl success in the court room conduetin his own eases against the best law- yers in the district, but such work should not be expected of him. He goes into the cases very thoroughly in the interests 'of justice and it is only right and just that the author- ities should give him assistance in the legal work which is really out- side the line of his duties. THE SOUTHERN ALBERTA CHOICE In September last the Scottish Ag- ricultural Commission visited Cana- da. Six weeks ago one of their num- ber, J. M. Hodge, Esq., came back t tate another look with the view tf purchasing a large tract on which to locate a number of Scottish plough men who would ultimately be allow ed to acquire the land. It was recog- nized that Mr. Hodge's choice of lo- cality would be a. feather in the cap of the district chosen. Southern Al- berta has won the prize for Mr. Hodge has purchased a seventy thousand dollar farm near Nanton. This will have an nnportaot bear- ing on the immigration to Southern .Alberta. The action of the members of the Scottish Commission will like- ly be followed by others who have the welfare of the Scottish agricultural laborers at heart. The small Scot- centre. The one apple was to be pick- ed with form and ceremony. The. night before it all happened, (which it a little boy climbed up to the tempting fruit, strong young fingers plucked it from the stem, firm young teeth bit "into it with joy. And that is what happened to the first apple in Alberta. tish farmer looking for a chance to better him-self will also be very like- ly to follow their lead and accept the verdict of their investigations. Southern Alberta recognizes the high, compliment that' it has been selected after the whole country had been examined. On the other hand_ there is no class of farmers Southern Alberta would rather, have, -than these sturdy, expert Scottish farmers. OUR POINT OF VIEW Another wet blanket has been ap- plied. This one is fleecier than the last. Who said baseball? It will be more in keeping to have a. snowballing match. Didn't Look Right A certain drill sergeant 'whose seve- rity made him unpopular with his company was putting a squad of re- cruits through the funeral exercises. Opening the ranks so as to admit" the passage the supposed cortege be- tween them, the instructor, by the way of practical explanation, walk- ed slowly down the lane formed by tHe two ranks, saying as he did so: "Now, I am the corpse. Pay atten- tion." Having reached the end of the party he turned round and regarded them with a scrutinizing eye for a moment or two. "Your 'ands is right, and your 'eads is right; but you 'aven't got that look of regret you ought to Modern Society. summer season and the introduction j suffering from a severe attack of t of popular outdoor sports, the pres- i grippe. cut is an opportune moment to in- i Mr. Freeman's boy who recently vite public consideration of the ad- broke his arm. a.id was sont to the visability of adopting the weekly hospital at edicine Hat '..-a weekly Saturday half holiday as very mil litiil Pine One Request there any question you would like to ask your first wife? I would like to ask her to give my second -wife her recipe for J. F, dodgers j Sale Stables Wood St. LEtHBRIDGE PKOrCSSIONAL CARDS MEDICAL OR. W. 9. Surgeon, Houri-JfeioN .m.. 3-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 Red- path 8t. Phone 63. AND Street. a.m., 8.3. 7-8. McNALLY-Office ,nd roou. Stafford Block. Offlcs Houw-U 12 1.3. 7.3.30. and dmi J. E. LbYERINQ-Phygicmo burgeon, Accoucher, Block. Houra-Til) 9 a.m.. a to 1 to 5. 7 to 8. Phone, day and ht. 342. A. TAYLOR, Eye. Ear, Nose and Throat Stafford Block, Lethbridge. Ajta Office Hours-9.30-12 a.m.. 2-5 D m p.m. t Coal, Ice and DRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS. Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PHON E: recognized in other cities. i In addressing this note on the sub.- j ject to you I deem it unnecessary to 1 take up your space enumerating the I many arguments that can be ad.-. juced to prove the advantage and i the necessity of such a movement. I Already- the matter of .a half-day.] holiday for shop assistants has been j touched upon in publication, and in other circles there is a strong feeling- j that a move should be made towards j establishing a general recognition of the Saturday afternoon holiday as a permanent institution in Lethbridge- I take the liberty of. hoping; that you Cartatt Business College Stafford Block, Lethbridge Day and Night School. I n d I viduaL instruction. Book-keeping, Shorthand. Typewriting. Lessons in English. Geo. J. Schmidt. Principal. i THE HATS REMAIN ON Protests of Guelph Ministers Have Little Effect on the "Merry Widows" Guelph, May almost, all of the' city churches yesterday the "mer- ry widows" and kindred creations in millinery remained a tranquil sea of verdure, unruffled by the storm of protest raised by the ministerial as- sociation. .The resolution, that-hats either be removed or .that those of modest dimensions be worn seemed to have scarcely: any effect, although the weather was not propitious for a .fair test. the city ministers were not in. their own pulpits, and from; only two 'was the matter referrec to, at Knox and Dublin Street Me- thodist. At the latter church. -.Kev. Mr. Crews referred; to the. hat nui- sance at length, and in the evening there was some reduction in the mon- ster creations, for which Mr. Crews expressed his thanks-.and .the 'nope uvuu. ing short of an earthquake will stop appreciation -of the r situation. At the match this week, tl does not the appeal had no apparent ef- do to make sport of the 'disturbances in the bowels of-the earth. ELECTRIC FANS DESK FANS BRACKET FANS FANS VENTILATING FANS FAN MOTOES Supplied, installed, cleaned and repaired by experienced electrioarmechanici L. Co. Bedpath Street. Phone 204 The president of the City Football ague should be more careful in making his announcement that uoth- The making of Alberta into a sep- arate grain district will do a great deal for the wheat raising in this province as it will preserve the iden- tity of Alberta grain. Alberta Red win have the same name throughout the world as Manitoba Hard, and that is what made Manitoba famous and attractive. The British Empire League, of that imperialist Col. Dennison is tiie president has been so busy looking to the empire beyond "the seas that it has not kept track of events at home. At .their recent meet- ing a gentleman from Beginsi was ap- pointed of the League for "the North-West The heels of the Colonel's seven league boots are too high. feet. "Y. M. C. A. FOR NELSON Nelson, B. C., May .a week's hard campaign work, the lo- cal committee in the Y. M. G. A. fund succeeded today in ol> taming subscriptions for the fall amount asked for the building and work, viz.> The work has been most enthusiastically carried on and this coming week: a permanent committee will be appointed anil plans for the new building, will be asked for. Imperial Batnlc of Canada HEAD Capital Authorized 110.000000 Capital Paid Up Rest D. R. WILKIE President. HON. ROBERT JAFFRAY Accounts Coiporations, Municipalities, Merchants, Farmers and Private Individuals invited. SAVINGS attention is given to Savings Bank Accounts. Deposits of and "upwards received and inter- est allowed at current rate from date of deposit. Lethbrjdgt Branch, W. R. JJEATLE, Manager. Begin Block, Bound 8t.> beside BentleyY Store. Fully Modern 2 storied MOUSE Just Built on WillWdrk St. .will handle J. LEAKING GO. P.O. Block Pinmc 383 I We have bought out the Star Transfer Co Draying are prepared to execute all orders for DRAYING i promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Cath on delivery. J. S, Phiflips A. L Pittesoa Phone 70 OJEce w Neisoa Store JAMES RICHARDS a Machine Shop, etc. Near Steam Laundry Box 432 Automobiles, Gasoline Engines; Steam Ploughs atid Threshing Outfits General Repairs Work of every description Satisfaction, guaranteed South Ifrican Scrip AND -9rf lalf Breed Scrip For Sale APPLY TO Tie liKUrasM Tiytof lidnrds Co. Inkm liti. Are. Leading Our business-is increasing daily. Why? Because the public-have at latt found the-proper place where they can -in CleTahing and their Garments. If are -hot yet one of pur customers give trial) City DYE tfORKS m (wri Itwt -oposite USIC MADAM NOR MA-C organ and Voice turn. Visits or receives -pupils Twpars tory or -advanced. r: Coaching ;for exams. 'Howard. -HouFe; (Jrab'b Street- v MR. ALBERT oi Jr Briggs, 'Song Singing Voice Culture, '-pupil 'of 'pKi' Hancock; E.R Organ and Theory. Pipe organ, piano, -and theory, .sbng singing. -ppeii lor dob- certs, banquetSi etc; T'ernTi on appHcatjon. 'Box bridge, Alta: H. of EoS. Itaiyj.Carl Sunins, of Berlin Get. .many High _ Class Scotch music V Open for. ban- quets etc. For terms ap. ply- Royal Collieries, Lethbridge 'LEGAL incj r, ana Solicitor. adjoining TJnioo Bank, Lethbridge. Barria- ter, etc. Office: -Southard Block C. F. p, CONYBEARE, Barnster; Etc. Office Conybeare Block, Lftthbridge Afc berta. a A-. J- MACDOUGALL-Barristej Notary. Room 14 ford Blk. ROYAL BLOOD FOR JOB IN INDIA London, May despatch to the Daily Mail from Calcutta asserts that the British Government is seriously considering the question of placing the viceroyship in the hands of a prince of the royal blood, and the suggestion is made that one of the younger sons of the Prince of Wales be trained for the post. Lord is the present viceroy. SUICIDED AT PRINCE ALBERT Prince Albert, Sfask., May ftra. Currie, young mac has.' been jgnest at a Prince Albert hotel, committed nuicidfi Saturday aftenioori, Stvycbneine ioftnd ir> the bed room, Ko motiTe wat Today's fazirie Counter Contains June All Story Railroad Man Popular New Tdea Designer Bine Book Little Journeys Etude Grunter Smith's I. MTU Our dtop work at 6. Our cloeing are inited to our patrons, Are j_ypu aware of the fact that fruit lands reach" a value" of to f per acre Are you aware- of the fact that Arrow iiake Fruit Lands will grow trees that will produce all the fruit it ir> possible for the trees to stand? the fact that THE ARAOW LAKE FRUIT LANDS are Clostr tO marktt and have equally as good Shipping fMllltiM 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 wiile you can get them at. the bottom Oar Next Excuniom will start from UtLbriace on THURSDAY MORNING, JUNE 3rrf, and point, on the Calgary Branch on WEDNES- DAY AFTERNOON, of JUNE tad Join our party on this trip. Tht trtM will all be In full Mtom and you will see a sight that will delight Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. "Capital 1500.000 Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royil Collieries Lt All StaDdard Stocks Handled HEAD OFFICE-VrcfORFA. B. C LODGE PRIDE OP ALBERTA, No. 293, tewfit the Oddfedllows' Hal] and third Wednesday thie month at 8 p.m. Fer full particulara apply W. J. Wade, Bobinn W, President. 4fec., Box 67. Sns if Meets in every first Isi you. Mr. Freeman having returned from his last trip, states that his party purchased over worth of land, and if at iticcessftil on fnttire tiips the company's holdings will shortly be all disposed of. Call and get full partkulart at our new of f ce in the Uthbridfe Hotel F R, E JL M A N, Agent ROOMS 3 AND 4, WHITNEY BJLOGK Lethbridge; Alta. Drethren are cordially invited. ASHCROFT, W.P. 24-ij QU3 NEIDId, W.f. SURVEYING HAM ILTON and Surveyors. Koom 4, Whitnei Bloct. ARCHITECTS AND CONTRACTORS F. B. Whitney Slock. MS. A. MACDQNALD-Architect, Macdonald Block. Bedpath Street. Lethbridge Alta. r Calgary and Lethbridge. Specialist in Fireproof, ing, sanitation, Tfeafing and ventila. v% Canrer- Etc-' Manage? Lethbridge OflBce. Bry.au Block. and build- er Estimates dheerfully given' and alterations executed' at me 3ox 730. Letb- Alta. R. E.- Electrical engines? and contractor. Lighting and pow er lUans and apecifl- McKeown's ware. Phone 302. GEORGE BEATON-Oontraetor and biulder and alterajteona. a, apecialty. Tem- porary office City" Ford St. or 366, City. A G.R.A. LethbrSige Lodge Regular meeting nifht, the third Thurtday of each moaUt in the Maibnisj lHali, P, p. Block, H. Draftt- man and contractor. Estimatea cheerfully given. If you 'want to our new ideas in construction, let'ua ahotr you. They won't cost you anything. Address Lethbridge P. at, 8 p A. Vititing bretbran will aL ways receive a hearty weloome. A. G. Mewer, W.M. O. V. Btotkey; Secretary, P. 0. Box 6J7. Modern Woodmea of WILLIAM WATTS-Builder and con- tractor, is prepared to give esti- free of cost ron all kinds of jworitjia-the building trade, includ- ing, alterations, Ac. Box 513 Lethbridge, A. RONNEY--Coritra5tor and er. Estimates 'furnished free. 315 Wood St. build- ffice MiaCELLANEOUS Lethbridge in th> Oddfellows Hall eTtty Second and fourth of the month. Visiting neighbors will al. receive hearty Oovn- cillor, C, L. Griffith; Banker, W. A. Clerk; N HERALD Apf BRING THE BEST OT RESULTS i. tAKiN, PUBLIC rrenoa RAPhfW-Omoe, Pottoftce Block. TeleDhone No; S83. IRNC3T UtWVRECHT Ofirlslfan Sclatitltt., Service every Sunday -at eleven a.m. above.-the Htrald oi- OM PEACE METAL WEATHER STRIP willlati lifetime, Savei Absolutely drafta, duat and R. J. P. Mt 71-11 ;