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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta HTHiRlDOt, ALilMTA., WIDNCtOAY, MAY It, Daily Herald Priuted by Daily Herald Printing Cc.t Ltd., every lawful evening a office. Bound St., Lethbridge Alberta, Canada A. BUCHANAN, Managing Di rector and Editor Subscription Ratts Daily, one year, delivered ......14.0 Daily, six mouths, delivered 3.0 Daily, three months, delivered 1.00 Daily, one mouth, delivered Daily, one year, by mail .......3.00 Daily, six months, by mail Daily, three months, by .61 Weekly Herald, one year 1.50 Addresses changed as often as de- sired, but both new and old address must be.given. A PARTY OF FALSE PROPHETS It has seemed hard for the Conser- vative party of late years tu form auy correct conception of the value of the country in which they live >and which they wish to rule. Ii was not many years ago ihat Sir Whitney characterized New Ontario as noth- ing but "a land of Christmas trees and It is ixow the turn of the leaders of the federal Con servaiive party to betray, their lack of faith. They criticize the govern- ment for building the eastern sec- tion of the Grand Trunk Pacific where they have because it will ne- ver be productive, "a land of moun- tains, morasses, and swamps, unfit for cultivation and incapable of main taining a population." This is their descrpiption of the country in north- eastern Ontario, northwestern Quebec, northern New Brunswick, and south- eastern Quebec. j But what are the facts? It is tru that a large proportion of the tern tory traversed is not as productiv as the prairies but it is far from th truth to repeat the statements of th Opposition. Sir Wilfrid Laurier in his reply to Hon. George E. Foster gave some interesting information Ugioug fervor increased by having" to crane their uccks above or below around these enormous haU to IM the preacher or singer. Apply the same remedy to one nuisance that is applied to others. that had been gathered by surveyors about this country. The country on either side of the interprovincial boun dary, an area of square miles is described as containing two and a half million acres of good farming land and the rest can be easily drain- ed. It is well watered .and has fairlj good timber. Sixty per cent, of the land in the next section west is de- scribed, as arable land. Of square miles in the next section, the engineer reports that "there is an immense tract equal to any agricul- tural land in Canada, "being a suc- cession of long ridges, interspersed with swamps which can be easily drained. The country is well watered and has an-abundance of water pow- er. Sis thousand miles of can be considered as arable land. The next section contains half a mel- lion acres of good arable land and nearly as much medium land while the balance is good pasture land, well timbered and watered. The remain- ing two sections hkve acres of good land respec- tively. This.totals up to very nearly ten million acres of good arable land in the clay belt of Ontario alone Moreover, the statement, says that the surveys have not been carried to the limits or the tributary territory ei- ther to the north or to the south, A similar record could be. given of the area traversed in the northwest- ern part of Quebec. Of New Bruns- wick the reports say, "Generally the soil is- fairly good and the country well adapted for agriculture." There is good land in the greater part of country; The timber is heavy while seventy miles of the road is through a well-settled and productive country. These facts were available and pro- bably known by the Opposition, yet they persisted in libelling their own country to further their senseless ob- struction of the building of the Grand Trunk Pacific. The opening up and LEGAL FINANCING Aid. Bowman is right. The money voted for a specific purpose Si be kept for that purpose and not used for any other. He is not right mere- ly because the law says so, although that is the determining factor in de- ciding right from wrong with many people. But he is right because it would not be a good thing to do oth- erwise even though the law allowed it. While in the present case there might be no harm come from it, there are possibilities -that if the pre- cedent established were followed dif- ficulties and disasters' might easily For instance, an extravagant council not wishing to assume the re- sponsibility -for immediate increased taxation might have bylaws passed authorizing for a certain specific pur- pose a sum of money far in excess of the requirements and use the differ- j ence for current expenditure, thus I mortgaging the future for mere liv- ng expenses. Or again, a bylaw may >e passed authorizing the issue of [ebeatures for a sum of money. The iebentures are sold and the money used for current expenses. The spe- ific work is to be undertaken but financial stringency occurs and the jank refuses an ovedraft. Where vould the council be then? Another contingency is that oi a ylaw being passed for the issuing of ebentures to pay for a certain work, 'he Council takes the money and pends it on capital account on inoth- r work before asking the permission of the people. After the money is spent, the bylaw is submitted and de- feated. Where would the money come, from to pay for the first work? K certainly seems ridiculous to! have one hundred and ten or fifteen la made from the finest oare- I fully selected ooooa beans, roasted by a special process to perfect the rich chocolate flavor. Cowan's is moit deli- cious and most economical. THE COWAN co. LIMITED, TORONTO. Ufbts By Special Cablt (New York Press.) Teddy. -Ready; Lion; Zip! Rip! Dead! It Was Most Singular (Atchison Globe.) IN DEATH NOT DIVIDED Stanford Couple Both I Died Within A Ftw Hours i Toronto, Ont., May a j brief week of widowhood, there occur- red in Stanford Village on Monday the death oi Dorothy Mewburn, j eighty-two years of age, who died in the very room where her husband of i many years, Harrison Ohiltern Mew- I burn, had come to his end only seven- j days before. The two were cousins of the same family, the husband being the eldest j son of the late John Mewburn, of I Stanforth, and formerly of Whitney, Yorkshire, and the wife a daughter of the late Francis Mewburn. of Cars of Evaporated Fruits Windsor Salt and. Hay on track today The Bentley Co, ItiLJ iid letiii ii FOB BALE Horses and Hay la any quantity at J. F. Rodgers Sale Stables Wood. Lethbridge An Atchison girl clerk will be mar-1 T j A i Lorchfield, Darlington, England. Ther ried shortly and today a reporter ask- u 11 -had ljyed- together as man and wife ed, her when the wedding would oc- m, x for many years, the husbaad being TKa if n o_rl cur. The girl, was astounded :at the question. She said: "I cannot im- agine bow it got out J was to-, be married. I have not told a soul but my relations, his relations and the girls in the store." WAS THIS GAMBLING ninety-two, -and in their death they were not divided. The family, though jnot ennobled, is one of ihe oldest iii England. The remain? of the late Mrs. Mew- i burn were laid in the same grave as received those of her hus- band on Thursday of.last week. thousand dollars in the bank drawing three per cent, while waiting to be spent and at the same time for the city to negotiate en overdraft, paying seven per cent. It is always profit- able for public bodies to pay strict- est attention to the legality of their actions as often endless trouble and considerable expense is saved there- bv. Hotelkieper- Charged With -Allowing Bets for Drinks on Bowling OFFICE SUPPLIES BRIN.TING- WfSTERN STATIONERY CO., LTD. BookbindingvRuling, Legal Forms Supplies o- -Coal, Ice and [MAYING; Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral E ea 4 Full) mpdern 8 rooed Transcontinental trains will go through the new tunnel at FieH on St. Catherines, May Wellanditbe C. P. R. main line for the first Lethbridge may now be said to a union city. The shock Alderman. Bowman gave lis fellow aldermen, was worse than the earthquake. Moose Jaw and Eegina were the centre oi the earthquake disturbance. This is not the result oi .the meeting, of these two cities on the baseball ield for four days previous to" the hock. tomorrow interesting case is to come to trial before the magistrate. N. W. Porter, proprietor of the Arl- ington. has been charged" by License Inspector House with psr-i mitring gambling on his -premises. The alleged gambling took place in the bowling alley and consisted chiefly, it is said, in betting for the drinks on bowling-games. It- is un- derstood that the proceedings -were instituted on the order: the Attor- ney-General's Department, and that similar prosecutions may in other places. To make the Welland case the more interesting a lot of prominent citizens have been summoned as witnesses, among them Deputy Sher- iff son of the sheriff and a local reeve. time on June 15. Alberta weather seems at last to ave returned irom its trip to .Gali- ornia or Florida. development of so many acres of agricultural and -timber lands, to say nothing of the minerals, fish-! eries and water power will mean much in the growth and welfare of Canada and is well worth the spend- ing of millions to accomplish. The people of Vancouver showed courtesy and sense in entertaining the officers of the Japanese fleet vis- iting there. Business or political ri- valries should not interfere with so- cial relationships aieong nationialities any more than with individuals. The North Ward is certainly, being looked after this year. water, sewers, fire hall, fire apparat- us and a paid brigade, these are quite a good list and. the-year not half gone. -For: Victoria.- May -24th, the Pacific -Railway .Company announce .c rate of fart and third for. ..the round trip. Tickets will be on sale May 21st, 22nd., 23rd. and 24th., good to return until May 26th. FOR SALE Lots Block 2" RIVERVIEW Terms cash, balance 6 and 12 months. Other terms considered. List your property with The Southern Al- berta Loan and Investment Co. Room 8 Brjan Block crial of Canada Bmnton Street, Riverview 1 cash, balance to suit purchaser P. O.BUck FW3S3 TO THE PUBLIC f We have bought out the Star Transfer Co Draying outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for i DRAYING.( promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. Cath on delivery. J. S. Phillips A.xL Patteson Phone 70 Office in .Nelson Gow's Store PMOrCSSIQNAL CARDS MEDIOAt OR. W. Surfeon, Accoucher. 9 7.8 p.m. Office 114 St. Pbone 03. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEAN! -Bedptth t OR A, McNALLY-Office .ad roou. BUflord Office 7-8.30. Fhone night and day OR. J. Ei Hurgeqn, Accoiicher, Oddfellows Block. Hourg-Till 9 a.m.. a to 1 3 to 5, 7 to 8. Phone, day night. 342. D. A. TAYLOR, M.D., C.M.-Special. wt, Ear. Noee and Throat. Stafford Block. Lethbridge AlU 2-5 D m 7.8 p.m. .UNDERTAKING 0 M JAMES RICHARDS Machine Shop, etc. Box 432 NearSteam Laundry Automobilefl, Gasoline Engines, Steam Ploughs .and Threshing Outfits General Repairs Work of every description r Satisfaction gnaranteed Our business is increasing daily, WHjr? Because the public have at last found the proper place where they can gat satisfaction in 'Gleaning, and! Pressing their Garments! If you are not yet one of our customers give trial. CITif DYE WORKS Tclepfturttj taiii Street MUSIC MADAM VORMAN-COrcheatral Pi- aniste, organ and voice prpduc tion. Visits or receives pupils ,pJvparBibry or advanced. Coachin. for sxams. Howard Hpuw. (jfabb MR. ALBERT ELYPunil oi vr Bnggs.rM.A., 8ong; Singing and Voice Culture. Pupil of Cfaas Esq.'. F.K.C.O., L.R A.M. Organ and Theory. Voice culture.' Pipe; organ, Tpiano, harmony and theory, song singing. Open for corf certs, banquets, "Vecitais. etc. on application. Box 690, Letb bridge, Alta, JOHANNES H. MACMlLUIAN-Pu. pil of Henri Verbruggen, of' Itaiy; Carl Simula, of Berlm. Ger- many High Class Scotieh-music specialty.. Open for recitals, ban- quets, concerts, etc. For terms ap. ply Royal ColUeries. Lethbridge LEGAL Capital Authorized Capital Paid Up HEAD Lethbridge too, great a propor- tioa of its property exempt from tax- ation. Forty per cent. is. very high and it will be a good thing for the city when in the next year or two some of the exemptions cease. MUSICAL SASKATCHEWAN Regina, Sask, May Twenty-four choral and pnilhanionic societies -havej D. R. WILKIE HON. f I 11 ROBERT JAFFRAY Accounts of Corporationa, Municipalities, Merchants. Fanners and Private Individuals invited. SAVINGS attention given to Sayings Bank Accounts. of and upwardi received and inter- est allowed at current fate from date of deposit. Lethbridgs W. R. SEATLE, Mananr. Begin Block, Round St., beside Bentlej's Store. AND Nlf Scrip APPLY TO Tie nuiipsfli UdiNs Ci. Inton WALL PAPER Largest and best stock in tie city. Jj Paper Hanging, Paint- M: J ingEtc. I WELLINGTON BFO., fCor. Cutbill arid (Court- land, Box 644. L.Q Mr Barrister and Solicitor. Office adjoining Bank, Lethbridge; Union W.C. j ter. etc.. -Office: Southard, Block C._F: P. CONYBEARE, K.C., Barnster, Solicitor, Etc.. Office Qonybeare Block, Lpthbridge. Al- '.b'erta.---.. Canada Western Chartered v Corporation Ltd, Capital Ifinancial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Roysl WHeries Ltd All Standard Stocks HaadUd HEAp OFFICE-VICTORIA. 8. C. H A. J. Barristei Solicitor, Notary Jord Blk. Jtoom 14 -8taf- SURVEYING HAMILTON 4 and Surveyors. Boom 4. Whitcei 'Block. ARCHITECTS AND SEGREGATE THEM The preachers and press of this entered in 'the great Saskatchewan3 Musical Festival to start here on Mori day next. The entries include socie- ties from Prince Albert, Lumsdsn, Condie, and Musical izations of Begina. .Are you aware of -the fact that good fruit lands reach a value of to. per acre improved Are you aware of the-fact that and other countries seem to be tak- ing up the question .of the exceedingly large hats worn by the women as an evil on a par with gambling by men and cigarette smoking by youngsters. Everywhere preachers are urging the ladies to deny themselves the plea- sure of being fashionable for the sake of the religious welfare of the balance of their cpngregations. Men claim that the hat nuisance is a worse form of selfishness than smoking of which f many women complain. All women do not wear these millinery outrages, iisiithsr do all men smoke. Custom and in many places Jaw, have de- creed that smokers should be kept in places by themselves as per regula- tions on train and street cars. It seems as though some similar regu- lations should be made to apply to the other case. Why should not these women who persist in wearing such headgear be required to ait by them- selves in one part of the or concert auditorium Then those who want to study 'the millinery creations will -t.hfp to" dc ao while those who want: to sec the speaker or singer will nave a chance, to know how the others leel who are sitting behind their flower aud poul- try exhibitions. Neediest to this arrangement would be a great boon men who nave not an tppre- of millinery beauty and whose tempers are noi helped or their re- JAPAN TO SEND WARSHIP St. Petersburg, May local newspaper today publishes a des-i patch from Tokio saying that Japan has determined to send-a warship tos the Behring sea on account of the. repeated seizures there of Japanese .vessels American and ships. Tile Beautiful For VICTORIA DAY PHLAGS In all tizet from Bon- touierres Union Jacks, Start and Stripes, Canadian Kniigns Scotch and Irish Stand- ards. And DriccMAlwavM i nitmrna Qar twiiUnta stop work fttG. Our oloftiDg am suited to our patrons. will grow trees that will produce all the fruit it is possible for the trees to stand P Are you aware of the fact that THE ARROW LAKE fRUIT LANDS fruit are Otossr to mtrittt and have equally as gtod shlpptllfi fMllltles lands in Washington, Oregon or Colorado. L Then can you not see that these lands will reach the same values as other fruit lands do? Then why not- while you can get them at the Par Excursion will sUrt from LetUridi fon THURSDAY MOININO. JUNC 3rd, and on the Caliary Brateh ou WtDNES- DAY AFTCKNOON, of JUNE mr party on this trip. Tki trBts will til kt In tall MMRI and you will see a sight that will delight you. Mr. Freeman having returned from his last trip, states that--his party purchased over worth of land, and if as successful on future ttips the couipauy's holdings will shortly be all disposed of. Call and get full at oor off in the Lethbridfe Hotel PRIDE OP ALBERTA, Jou Bf Eaglart tattit Sodet) Meets in the Hall every first and third, Wednesday the month at 3 p.m. For rail particulars apply W. J.- Wade, Fred T. W., President. Sec., Bpx: 57. F. B. ROLFSON-Architect. Boom Whitney Block. JAS. A. Macdonald Block; Redpatb Lethbridge Alta. I W. M.. Lethbridge. Specialist in Kreprqol- i ing, sanitation, heating and ventUa-i Jion. Eriiest ErCarver. I M.BX, Etc., Manawil Lethbridge Office, Bryaa Block. I and build .er.- Estimates cheerfully given. Eft- pairs and alteraUoas executed at! the shortest notice. Box 730, Letb-i bridge, Alta. M. rKEEM, BOOMS 3 AND 4, WHITNEY BLOCK Lethbridge; Aita. Meets 1st and 3rd M o n d Hail -at brethren are cordially invited. AIMCROFT, W.P. QUf NEIDIQ, R. E. and contractor. Lighting ano: po er "installations. Plans and apeeifi cations. ;'.Office HeKeown'i Harda ware." phone 302. 1 GEORGE builder. Estimates free. and alterations a specialty. leu ftitiry olBce Citjr Ford 8t. or Box d66, City. A.F. A.M., Q.R.A. -Lethbridge Lodge Regular tueetiog night, tbe third Thursday of each mpnth in thfr.Masoni6 Hall, Block. at 8 p.m. Visiting will al. ways reoeiTc a hearty welcome, A. 0. Meswr, W.M. O. 7. Storkey, P. 0. Box W. J. H. Draft) man and contractor. Ettimatei cheerfully given. If you want U see our new ideas in construction let us show you. They won't coat-701 .anything. Address LethbirldgB P WILLIAM and conj is prepared to jgive. estij! i zastei free of cost on all kinds off f work in the building ing, alterations, Ac. Box 51: j Lethbndge. i Modem Woodmen of America Lethbridge Camp No. I860. in the Oddfellows Hall every second and fourth Wedaawlay of the month. Visiting neighbors will al- ways receive a hearty welcome. cillcr, C. t. W. A. A. and er. Estimates furnished free. 315 Wood St. build Officl MISCELLANEOUS 1. EAKIN, PUBLIC STENOO Pottofloe Telephone No. 381. BARTHOLOMEW-Carpenter, Joiner, Ac.; jobbing work and al- terations; pianoforte .tuning, or- nns repsired; glass ilfni or metal- lie letters, silver and sole for tfiv gcuuiiiv itefOwrOpiC views ahd steriscopes, of in colors: r'CQurtabip to and 90 other teries. 18 views, per 100. ERNEST LAMBRECHT ChHitlaj i Scientist, Service every Sunday eJeven above the Hcnld oj! lice. i i CAMPBELL BROS. A STCAO-Pfcin and Deooraters. Paper hanjfic' and specialties on of ar Orders time. Itedpath'St house west of American re'' taurant. ;