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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta lETHBRIDQt, A t T A., WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 1998, Dtfly Herdd Printed bj the Daily Herald Printing Co.. Ltd., every lawful evening at iU office, Round St.. Lethbridge, 41berU, W. A. BUCHANAN, Mcnaging Di Editor. TEA MEETING ANp CONCERT Subscription Rotto Daily, oce year, delivered kAoctb, delivered, 2.00 Daily, three delivered.. l.M Daily, one month, delivered .36 Daily, cue year, by mail 3-00 Daily, by mail '.76 Daily, three by mail .85 Weekly Herald, one year 1.60 Addresses changed aa often as de- sired; but both new and old address _uuaL be given. CAT OX PAY ROLL AT PER (.Now 1'ork Suu.i The iirst inliuiution that the New York Central hart thut there was a cat on its pay roll cume out yester- day when the auditor's pencil stopped at the item: "HalphiiiA. sal., 92.60." Tin; item was buried in a heaj1 of incidental expenses in the accounts of the general eastern passenger agent. L. F. Yo-sburgh, whose ollices ure at 1210 Broadway. "What's demanded the au- ditor, curtly. So then they told him. It seems that about eighteen j months ago a long lonesome cat with la limp tail and a green appeal in its eyes blew in through the second Tiie inclement weather did grc- veut the tea and concert at Westmm- stter Methodist church from being a succopa on Monday night. The ladies of the North Ward are to be congratulated on the success of their iirst effort in this direction. The large thut attended spoke in the highest terms regarding the man- agement of the affair. Although those who v.vrc- charge are coin punitive strangers to one another ihcie was no' dearth of willing hands to assist in the excellent supper regard- ing which many compliments were heard. The only feature that tended to mar the pleasure of the evening was the fact that a good deal of mud was carried into the church. In the absence of Hev. J. M. Harrison, who was unable through illness to be pres- ent, the pastor of the church, Rev. A. A. Lytle took the chair for the sec- NIGHT SCHOOLS FOR FOREIGN- storey window of Mr. Vosburgh's pri- 01U] parl Of tho evening's entertain- ment, which was both lengthy and ERS jvate otfice ami began snuggling up in a recent issue of an eastern do-! against his leg. Most likely the cat noniinational periodical. Rev. P. S. padded along the ledge from Parrot who is stationed on a mis-' Jenssen's, next door, sion north of Leihbriuge and who "Whcre'ed you come ho has had considerable experience in cried. working among foreigners in other so the cat scatted into thft text parts of the west had a letter on the room, where Chief Clerk V. Lifsey subject of nationalizing the foreigner, was at w0rk. When Mr. Lifsoy look- in it he made the very sensible sug- ed up there was the cat coiled up in gestiou that night schools should be his letter basket. established in every school district "Go he said, ami brushed for the adult foreigners. He says'the animal into the scrap basket, that they are very anxious to learn Then the cat climbed back to where the English language and to learn of she was before and got brushed of! Canada and the nation of which they again and climbed back again and wish to become citizens. They are got brushed oft again and climbed willing to pay for the teaching they back again and receive and eagerly accept every op-. Toward the end of the day Mr. Lif- portunity of doing so. The teacher gey remembered the anecdote of Rob- Fearmj-n's Hams AND THE BEET SUGAR BUSINESS AT RAYMOND interesting. Much credit is due to the teacher, und pupils of Westmin- ster school for their assistance on the programme. The children performed their part.-? very creditably. The "round" and 'medley" choruses wore! exceptionally good. Addresses were given by Kev. A. Lewis, of Mac-1 leod, Rev. Mr. Berry, 13. A. of Lang- don and Rev. Wm. Reid, pastor of] the Baptist church in the city. Mrs. Buck's reading was much enjoyed. Tlit- reading by J. McCracken und the violin solo by Mr. Douglas delighted the children. The music-lovers in the I audience were pleased with the solo' rendered by Miss Cissie Si mm who j recently came to the city from Eng- land. Miss Simni has a rich BACON Just Received i Die Butty Co. Ltd, IMtule an. letiil inutile. Year 1003 IIHH 1905 1907 art BAiCUtilS INSURE your Buildings against by Prairiu Fires also your Crops ag- L D, BowmiHMJffflcy P.O. lUci HOUSE jf 11 GET YOUR I I SHOES AT (Alberta Homestead.) Last year at the Raymond sugar re- fiiiiery seems to i'uve been u success- ful year. Complete returns of the out- pui for tlu> year give over four and u; iliust Drstuage by Hail quarter r.ii.lion pounds of sugar. The returns by year, since beginning are as IJi'et Tonnage Lb_. Sugar From this table it will be seen that there has been a steady increase in output v. ith each successive un- til tin? y.'ar 1907. The same condi- tions in tiiis year brought thc same results as in other farm interests. The lateness of spring and the short- ness of seasun prevented the -putting in of a full crop or prevented putting it in in yood time, which will account for the reduced tonnage of bi'ets and output of sugar. The grade of beets as good as ever, and this enabled the company to pay a ila. price of per ton for everything rought to the factory. With the best cultivation the net iin is from to per acre, al- nving -for interest, expenses and abor. An important advantage of the eet industry is that the returns oine early in the season and are vailuble with the harvesting and de- ivory of the b'jL-ts, and the price is practically fixed. It is a case of the mge the cultivator can produce to an. acre. PROFESSIONAL CARDS W.S.GALBRAITH, M.O.C.M. McGili Physician, Surgeon Office 914 Bed path. St. 'Phone 53 8 a.m., 8-3. 7-8 p.rn DRS, McCLURC fc STEWART, Bur- geon Dentists. Otfice 9a.m. to 12 n.; Ip.m to 6p.ua. in the rural school district has but ert the Bruce and the spider, and left voice which will no doubt be often very little to do outside of school; the cat alone in the letter basket. To heard in the city. GERMAN'S very hours and it would be no Chief Clerk Lifsey is assistant to rather otherwise, for him to conduct the general eastern passenger agent, a night school for the adults of as Robert the Bruce got to be district. If the government would le- 'king of something, gislate so as to establish these' Anyhow that was Ralphina's intro- schools and prepare suitable text- ductiou to the Broadway office of the books, as well as to make a grant to New York Central. She wasn't call- supplement the fees of the public, so ed Ralphina at first. Primarily she as to moke it worth the teachers' was known as Ralph, but when the while to conduct the school, it would force saw that that couldn't the materially hasten the naturalization; name was adopted. Her last batch of the immigrant from continental'of five. which came along last week, Europe. This is a serious problem, i brings the total up to fifteen. which is currently believed can be It wasn't long before Ralphina solved only by the education of the found her work. In the cellar under- younger generation. But if the adult rieath the office are stored the stubs foreigner can be educated in the all used tickets, which are kept for guage, law, and customs of his ad- j reference in case of mistakes. Now opted country, the solution of the'every station agent on the New York problem will be advanced many years j Central that knows enough to swing ja lantern or tell a passenger that he CARELESS USE OF FIGURES really ought to go to .Boston via Al The Strathcona Chronicle takes ex-; bany and Springfield, when the pas ception to what the Edmonton Satur jsenger wants to Ko on thc Shore day News said in regard to Mr. Ayles'Lilie' nlso knows thnt mice rilth worth's elections act amendment. It'er UP ticket stubs than any oth accuses the Saturday Xews cf devel- jcr of 5n the world- Tick oping a species of ''blind staggers" jcts are fowl and drink to mice, "the latest phase of the disease be-''tcl1 Whcn a mousc fecls hungr ing the attempt to defend Mr. R. E. cun nibble the on A. Leach for his action of disfranchis-'stub and wnen is thirst-v lt S ing almost, ten thousand the water mark- Or lh voters in Manitoba." true explanation of the fondness t The Saturday Xews points out for ticket stubs is that thc ?av the Chronicle's statement is blues and pinks are .so sa teristic of the whole campaign that iisf-vinS to lhcir sense of the aesthcti is being cai-ried on against the it happened the mi sure. In the first place there were i xvere sad WO5'k of the The ladies had the children back for tea yesterday afternoon when they' again had a jolly time. ain Interfered With Football Matches Took Place COWLEY HIT HARD STRUCK BY LIGHTNING Severe Thunderstorm Passes Medicine Hat Ove Medicine Hat, May Time says: The St. Denis House, out by th flour mill, was struck by lightnin 'during Monday's storm. All the win Cowley, May bright pros- dows in the house were broken, th pects for fine weather on which to joists smashed, and a general elebrate Victoria Day and hold the! made of the premises, ports came to an abrupt and un- Leo st Denis> 16 w.lg struc pleasant end about midnight when I iml remained ullcun5Cious for tc he familiar patter of rain on the roof miimtes. Dr. Boyd was caMed in an umouncxl the recommencement oil he showers which have been so fre- quent and constant this month. Con-1 confinecl to hfs Alberta Realty Co Lethbridite Albert! HAMILTON YOUNG and Survtyort Room Block. K.C., D.C.L., 8. Marion Jonts, B. C, L CONYBEARE JONES Barristers, Solicitors, Etc. Olfiee: Conybeare Block. AHa. W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Etc. Office: BoiiMiHid Block. B. C. MOORE Funeral Director and Embalmer to Presbyterian OYarch OfDce Phone 102. Residence 136. tlie half bre.d youth, who is now recovering rapidlv, though still siderable trouble had been taken by the committee to have the course in good shape, and by those who cater to the public to provide ample ac- commodation for man and beast and the disappointment and loss was very The rain continual all only voters in the whole pro- stubs storcd the Broadway vince. In only three out of the bf the Xew York tentrnl, spito of that could constituencies were prosecutions en- tered against the perpetrators of taken' the allegwl "thin red line outrages." and the ticket suddenly if we are to credit the Chronicle's j stopped statement, out of the voters! So thcn lhe-v put her on the payroll in Selkirk, Provencher, and Macdon- "which-" as. the auditor aid, the three ridings concerned, tcrday- "is n" considering her 000 lost their votes. As a matter of serv5ces. hut don -t raise her, thnfs fact a careful reading of the evidence taken two years ago betore the select committee at Ottawa shows that the number who were wrongfully deprived of their franchise was not much in excess of one hundred. considerable, day. Despite the miserable shape of the grounds the football matches were pulled off, and while the play was not very fast or scientific they proved great tests of endurance and the win ners are entitled to all the laurels. The junior teams were first matched. Teams representing Frank and Cowley played first. The result was a win for Frank by 3-0. The Frank boys were then engaged with a team from Lundbreck, which match resulted in another victory for Frank, 7 goals to 1. They therefore carried off the Jun- ior Cup. For the Senior Cup four teams en- tered. The first match was between Cowley and Pincher City, which was won by Cowley, 4 goals to 2. The sec onrl was between Lundbreck and Bel- levue. The score was 2 2 at time. Joe Landry felt a shock on the arm while going from the kitchen to an- other room, the lightning travelling down the stove pipe. Chief received a slight shock in his left hand, which he had placed on a wire fence, while standing out in the rain. The chimney of .R. C. Beck -r's house was struck and demolished. WATCHING THE DREAMERS in tha Josephburg District Are Afraid of Another Outbreak Medicine Hat, May Times says: Inspector Parker has been in the Josephburg district for a few days, as the result of Jacob Merkel senior's latest incendiary letters. Everything is quiet, though thi' police are kept at work every night, patrol- ling the district in which the Dream- er farms and those of the unbelievers are located. Girinan settlers who gave evidence against the sect are in constant fear of a future outbreak, and remain up all night to keep guard with a rifle at It is rumored that "God Jacob" is coming to Josepliburg to visit his little flock. OUR POINT OF VIEW PRESTON IN JAPAN Ottawa, May Alex. McLean who has been Canadian trade commis- sioner in Japan, has recently been transferred to Shanghai and is suc- ceeded by Mr. W. T. R.' Preston who will also look after Canadian affairs in Korea and c "Well, we hnd thought of t. ad- mitted one of the boys. "Why? snorted the auditor. "Why? Win-? She gets a place to sleep, don't she. and three squares a day, and she ain't worrying nbout her wardrobe, is They said that that was so. The fight that is attracting tlio "Well, that's all that any of MS most interest in the Ontario provin- Betting out of our jobs." cial election campaign is that being But even the auditor had to own waged in North Toronto by Rev. D. that Ralphina is worth at li-nst C. Hossack and Ex-Mayor a month to thc Central. Shaw. Mr. Hossack is standing up--________________ on an "Abolish the Bar" platform, j Bryan seems to be running away t VALUABLE CARGO j Victoria, B. C., May sleam- from Johnson, of Minnesota, in the j er Empress of Japan arrived tonight race for the Democratic nomination from Hong Kong and Japan ports with 963 passengers and a cargo of Ten minutes overtim? gave Bel'.evue the game by a goal. The final game was then between Cowley and Bellevue. After the usual time of play the score stood 2-2, which necessitated overtime. After half an hour's play the tie was not broken so that it was agreed to allow the vis- itors to hold the cup for 6 months and then hand it over to the home team for the next s'ix months. The foot races were run off in the rain and resulted as follows: 100 (Lundbreck) 1st McDonald (Frank) 2nd. 220 1st; Learmont 2nd. 1-2 (Mncleorl) 1st; McDonald 2nd. for president. "During the last week he picked up the support of Alabama Minnesota, Missouri and South Car- olina. Deputy Minister of Labor King silk valued at over a million dollars. Thero were 813 Chinese of whom 120 will pay in head tax says that the only bad impression he got of Calgary was through its streets. He would say the samo thing- if he visited Lethbridgc. The citizens should support the bylaw? for the improvement of thc streets and walks so that we have streets and walks that will impress J visitors thht we are a progressive.-' city. The Lethbridge band is to take part in the Fourth of July cele-j bration in Calgary, thc manage- ment believing that the celebration; I will be so good that those present can afford to stand for the bridge Alljertan. i Miiiiiiimiiimiii 1, Get a Swing on and buy a ELECTING BISHOPS Baltimore, Md., May 26. Six of the bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church were elected at the Methodist Episcopal general conference today. This left but two to be chosen out of eight which the conference decided should be named at this session. The sixteenth ballot is reliably reported to have resulted in the election ol j Dr. Robert McTntyro, of Los Ang, Irs. I Cal. count will uc Just Arrived CAR OF GLASS We can now supply your requirements for any sixe from 4 in. x 4 in. to 50 in. x (30 in. Wholesale and Retail OLIVER'S PLANING MILL Office, Yards and Factory: HUH mm irnni Telephone 153 Lethbridge Auction A consignment o: Second-hand Bic> cles. to hand. For sale cheap. Also a line of Fur- niture, including Dresser, Sileboard, Stand, Table, etc., all furnished with marble tops. Sewing Machines Lots of other lines, of sec- oud-harid sundries Pleiise call and see Waddington Gibbon 410 ROUND STREET TELEPHONE 261 Balance Easy i -Buys one of the finest homes of Lethbriclge. 3 lots with the property. H.J.H.Skeith Room 1 Whitney Block F. B. ROLFSON ARCHITECT Room 9 Whitney Block. R. G. ADDISON Blatrmore, Alta. FUNERAL DIRECTOR AND EM- BALMER Offict- Phone Phone SS d.t.f. A BADLY TWISTED CASE JAS. A. MAC DONALD ARCHITECT Southard Redpath Street LethbridKe, Alta. Lethbridge Lodge (U.D.) A. F. A. M., G. R. A. Regular meeting night, the third Thursday of each month .in the Masonic Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receive a h'eartv welcome. Seven Person. Continue to Furnish Its Excitement Medicine Hat, May Times says: On Tuesday Christian Zimmer- man, who was committed for trial the day for. resisting arrest, laid information against David Schaeller, John Sclmclier and Claude. Edwards, for 'assault. D. G. White prosecuted and Corporal Jenkyn defended. The plaintiff was ordered to pay the costs of the court. David Schntller then action against Zimmerman, who was fined and whole proceedings putting him out ot pocket to thc tune of A.C.MESSER, W. M. G.V.STORKEY, Secretary', P. 0. Box 537. Canadian Order of Foresters t Coal, Ice and DRAYING T Western Transfer Co, LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral TELEPHONE: 63 WANTED The Lethbridge public and the travelling public to know the Meets in K. of P. Hall last Thursday of month. -Visiting Brethren Welcome J. F KOGERS, C.R. A. NE1DIG, F.S is as clean and up-to-date restaurant as there is in Alberta, and that strictly white help is employed. Charges moderate Specials Tonight Spring Chicken Strawberries and Cream km le 111 Meets 1st and urd M o n d ays in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. s. a. DAVIES, w.p. 24-iy T. J. WHITE, W. S Pioneer Coal IS ON THE MARKET All Orders Strictly Attended to Cash Must be Paid on at the meeting of the conference this afternoon. A Square Meal Lethbridge Nest of Owls Lethbridge Nest ol 'Owls, No. 159. will meets the second Thursday cf each mouth in K. of P. Hall. G. V. STORKEY, Secretary. C. ROSS TATE, President. M. PRIEST, Junior Paat GET IT AT TIE COLUMBIA The Lethbridge hand is of the kind j {ramer went away. that will make a Calgary stand up all day in order to listen to it. Calgdry will have to show us a better band in all Alberta. I LASHES Hamilton, Ont., May Shalow, convicted of committing in- on n. vounir cirl OT; th" Mountain, waa today sentenced to a year in the penitentiary and thitry for these Snnuner Evenings to come THE EARTH WOBBLED very little when our picture We are doing better work then ever with less gas. The finishing touches to house-cleaning arc "The Pictures." Our prices are always right. L SB IK utm IMIillllHMtlMtllM ON A SPREE AT THE HAT Medicine Hat, May ays: J.imes Elliott of Milk Rivor celebrated Victoria Day in a rather i 'ient manor, careering up arid down Main street with a team. To make matters worse, his little girl, who was in the rig wUh him was subjected to a severe fright. Klliott was arrested and put in one of the cells in the city hall basement, where he immediately set to work to break to splinters the seat provided for him. This morning he was fined and costs for the first offence and and costs for the ond. Birmttr and Office adjoining Union Lethbridfe. Bank. B-lrr HmnMmv Tnrcmffliton ftjfatJM CO I HMMMIlUfl limmifclliMJ M Uin-UIIIJ where it will also be tempt- ing and the service prompt. We cater to the Spring appetite SHORT OtDEKS AT All HOURS Fresh Fruitalways on .hand PHONE 111 Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293. Sw ef Engirt leufit Seciei? Mwt in Mir of J'ylhin-lla-l lirt-t und tliini TliuraJiiy in tin- rnonL. nt 8 p.m. Viaitiiig hrvtiir.n nlwajH wtrl come. T. Robins, Si c. Walter W. 9-lj First-class Cafe IS Start Order Between Heals CARROLL DOYLE NO. 3o C. B. P. O. E. Meets cr. o second Tuesday of each month ai c.in p.m. E. A. M. PRIEST. E- R- Secretary. Lodge 3- NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION OF STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall and and fourth Mondays in the month. Employers retiring certificated en- gineera, an-.t out of employ- ment, would do well to communicate with us. NEVIN, Chicl W. A. DIOKSON, Secretary. E. T. MCGREGOR REAL ESTATE BROKER Agent for Farm and City Insurance, Rent- sit and Conveyancing. List your property with me. Call at P. O. Block or AddrcM 917, Alto. WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION Meet in Methodist Wesley Church every third Friday in the month at 3.30 p. m. Visitors always welcome. MRS. A. E. HUMPHRIES. MKS. CHAS. McCLENAGHAN, ;