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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 1, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta 9tut>soM RIDGE HERALD APBOVt & BUCHANAN Publisher* W. A. BUCHANAN one of llio latest mlxid farm cch-^questions asked. "How. do you uc-'nesa blocks And houses coming int> ties of Southern Alberta and It will 'count for thc progress your town is J sight every -day. not be long until the C.P.R. will be 'tanking?' 'To what cause do you At-dovti on Hs knees begging for busi-{tribute the success of iK'rlln?' "Ot."i. r.ons. That will be the time -wlwn cr towns and cities have facilities' soon, the fanner* can get own. [superior to those possessed by Iter- tin ami yet their progress Is We'll hardly know the old town SUBSCRIPTION: Advaaoe  C1.B0  year usfVrlse  ta.00 a year ADVERTISING: Her Month  "1.00 Per Inch THE CALT HOSPITAL. ONE YEAR OLD. and The Herald Is a year old today. Fifty two weeks ago. the first u-*ue came from tho. press, and ovcry ubo of those weeks has witnessed the advance of this paper In the favor of tho people of Lethbridge Southern Alberta. The Herald began its voyage ot, tho Journalistic trail with a Arm faith In Lethbridge as a city of a great future. We cling to that be-ftef, more staunchly than ever today;, lethbridge Is growing and will continue to grow. It Is and ever will be tho (great market place, industr'al hub. distributing point, and railway contro of Southern Alberta. Kothlng An keep it back from being a great city. Looking back over a year, the Herald fuels proud of its record, end tho record of the city too. Wo are proud, also, that we have been able to chronicle week In and week out, incidents of the advancement of Lethbridge. We are glad that we haw used our efforts to boost 'bo city along. Wo end tho year with -out any regrets; yes we have one and that Is. that wo did not locate in this Hve city, with It* immens.; opportunities and glorious climate years before. Fot the year to come. What Is our purpose? Wo will do our utmost to promote the interests of Lethbridge and Southern Alberta. That will bo our first thought. Wo do not believe- in knocking. Yet fajr crlt  Idem is 'not knocking" and f.ilr rritlcism will be offered on alt The fact that the Oixlt IloBpitnl is a general hospital In every sense of tho word does not npiwar to be tu'ly understood by tho peop'c of Leth  bridge, ami in view of the house to house collection to be undertaken noxt month by tho members of th: tiatt Hospital Women's Aid It may be well to give a short history ot tho Institution. The hospital owes Its existence to the generosity of dir Alexander Gait and was, until a couplo of years ago, entirely on a R. tt I. Institution. About that time on account of lack of support from outside sources the Company decide! to close the Hospital to all but its own employees; however, the matter was taken up by a committee of 11 Icons and the hosrAtal became from that, date a general hospital. The Company still continues to dedu.t 95c per month from Its employees wages but the recent strike, which atllt continues, has materially reduced this source of revenue. Tho City of Lethbridge contributes $100.00 per annum and about #1,000 is in with the Hoard of Trade may be readily;seen by the report of our secretary, which shows that our mem hership has again Increased and thut our total this year Is about thtve hundred. Our meetings throughout the year hnvo been well attended, questions of importance relating to the welfare of our town have btvjn discussed and much good work has been accomplished." Lethbridge is not a boom town but it's a booming town. Do yoa know the difference. All power to the effort of Mogr.Uh llaymond and Cardston to secure a daily mall service. They should haw tt. It would pay the raltro td to glw it to thorn and railroads never do anything for tho public un* toss they sve tho currency In sight. Raymond is talking electric light. Cloud Idea, we hope to soon sec tho reflection lit the southern sky. Ho sure and see that the town itwtn's and controls the plant. -O- The Westminster Choir was the best musical treat Lethbridge has had in.years. The Epwotfh League of Tbesley Church Is a wide awuk organization and the people are u� der obligation to it for bringing such excellent talent here v -O- Lethbridge needs'a largo opera . i\-i.�tnn Mvs the house. Let us have a building that JSTdSSi TiC^sC. in "tract to Ik. Cty all the be,t millta d�4>artn�i� �� t companies touring the west. Th-jrc Idly managed n the public,, ft , ,nvcBtmcn(, ln tMs Un If ho came out west he wouW soon cap,taltaU. change his mind and present ms &u jectlves to the postofilcc department. H is about time Lethbridge wis treated as a place of some Importance by tho postofflcc department. __ There is a revenue from the post-1 .... >��T �� City Council. Any vac TZ trUHhb,place any b,-ttcr!-cles in the council this ,-ear should thar. a cross roads village. NOI POSTAL SERVICE Don't forgot, City Council, simply must haw better streets. -O- Ovt rid of those nasty weeds. $4,0 Makes the first payment on a> Cash Down 'stftttrttttttttitttiUtM t ] 35-R.oomed House | Situate on Baroness Road, just opposite the C. P. R. Round House and Machine Shops. Best location in the City for a Work-ihgmen's Boarding House. What Lethbridge novels is � post-office building that will enable the postal business of this city and th>? large district for wMch it Is a mail distributing centre, to be conducted _ with despatch. I'ostofMces haw bcej done in cwry city foHunatc enoughbullt in places in Eastern Cumula to possess a general hospital. honW Iwhope thc revenuo Is hardly one-p ing pace with its growth, but re hare not reached tho stagv, where � feat, there is any warrant for the publication of a da&ly edition rf the Herald. Frankly, we must admit, we arc In tho newspaper business to make a few nickels, and wo will publish a good, newsy weakly, until wo feel, there is warrant for the Issuo of a dally, when that time comes we will put forth every effort to furnish the people with u newsy dally. In tho meantime we call upon ttv people to watch LRTimnroaE onow for various reasons the revenue from this source has fallen off and the led ies have determined to substitute an annual house to house collection I place of thc ball. Accordingly dur -\ws tho month of November this first canvass will he made and it is hoped that the lndlos will to kin-ity received. ,�. ,n similar ratio. Why shou:d Lethbridge, a growing western city, accept conditions that arc not ti be found in villages in the east. bo Ailed by good, capable, aggrosil.e j citizens. We don't want any drones, -o- . | It is tho duty of every citWn in take a liw interest in civic affair.t. If Lethbridge is to be a desiraole city to liw tr.. we must have administrators with faith in our futuro*-men who will use every Vor^ to Improve tn sight. UnjJrfe> .railroads ir; the States, the 'Q.jf.Yl. doesn't put stations up and anticipate tho coming of tho town. Thoy must liavo the town first and then the station will go np. Thoy fail!.: to realize that railroad facilitica at Coaldale would attract new settlers hero and soon give the railroad a splendid population to draw from. rrobabJy tf toe O.p.R. ownod tho townJte and the teqrf in the vicinity conditions would ^Hflyrent. Coaldale Is going to be Thompson, and the pressman. F. W. Bailey. We could wish for no better employees. Mr. .Ionian our now mechanical superintendent, Intends to remain in Lethbridge permanently. He has confidence in tho nest and its future and believes it is tho place for young men, who are ambitious und full of energy to locate. Wo commend Mr. Jordan to our customers and friends and can guarantee that awry job they, leave with us wilt be satisfactorily turned out. MAKES rotVtOSKIITY. The annual report of tho Board of Trade of JJerlin. Ont., a town thtt has just reachod a population of twelve thousand gfUninB fifty per cent..in ten years, Is pubilshedintho form of an illustrated pamphlet .-n titled "Iliwy Berlin." A little of the town's history is given, and its advantages to manufacturers, merchants and as a place to liw in uro |our slogan, set forth. In addition to the annual report of tho President of the Board of Trade, its financial statement, list of members, etc.-....... In his annual report the President |Empire. 4ay�: "Hqmt frequently do re hear the cases come day e to our attention every Coming back to tho individual case In a recent public address, lion. Mr. Aylesvorth" Is reported by the Toronto Globe as saying: -Mr, Aylesworth took occasion to refer to thc splendid surplus in the Post-office Department, and intimated thut he believed his Ministerial colleague had under careful inwstlgat  ion tho whole situation with tho hope of giving back to thc peoolj of Canada much of that money In the way of better service, lietter postal delivery and etter salaries." That's just what tho people want and expect and the sooner the pol'"y is adopted the better for tho people. GEORGE M. HATCH C. K. DANIEL  - ALBERTA REALTY COMPANY (OPFICE8 IN SOUTHARD BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE) List your lands with u�. We can show you Hint wo are soiling. Ii you want to buy, toe ut. Our patrons deal over and over with us, which is evidence of fair dealing. Try us as buyers and ------sellers on--- Lands, City Property and Live Stock We will make a ipocinlty of l:vo stock. List anything yon have with us, even if but one nninml. Will give same attention to small deals as we would to large ones. d.oTo;o;o;oKo!a^ A department having a revenue of owr S7.000 a year at Lethbridge. ought to put up a building to decently house that business and to employ a staff big enough to handle �t, The only redeeming feature in the situation here is that Mr. lltgn-hotham is erecting much larger and improved quarters for the postofnee. Ho has decided to utilize tho entire ground floor, including the office bo had intended renting to the Singer Bowing Machine Co. This accomodation may do for a year, or ' so but Lethbridge is growing so rapidly that � larger building will ag.iln he required in at least two years. EMTOMAL NOTES. We're just grow. a year old. Watch us A paper wvdding. Celebrate our birthday by dscidiiiK to become a subscriber if you're not one already. The Herald is just 53 week's old. -O- "Wutch lothbrtdge Grow." is stlU Don't stop hustling for Lethbridge the best city In the best province in the best I�orolnlon In the Hrltlsh Lethbridge Is booming. New busl- MtESS GRINDiNGS. Calgary Albertan: If Southern SI-Iwrta is to advaoce to the position nature intended that it should occupy, it must.be through it's wealth in agriculture and coal. , At the present time there is a Ktrike in one of the largest coal mines in Southern Alberta and renditions arc always threatcnicg in the other mines...Last week therewns a striko in tho sugar beet fuctory in Raymond and it, is rumored that conditions are so unpromising that the beet factory-.may close down next year. Ah wo know ,\r�ll in all other parts of Alberta there are strikes frequently and persistently. In Calgary, for instance, we have seen during the last six months, strikes of the leather 'workers, of stonemasons and. bricklayers end ol the different building trades in the city. If the employers and employees of Alberta cannot get on a better understanding it looks bad for the future of tho province. The Albertan has persistently favored the compulsory arbitration of labor difficulties, believing that the state should give,, some protection to the goncral public. All must admit that we in Calgary arc paying well both in money awl '.nconwnlenccs for the difference existing between the employers and employees which is unjust and moat unfair. The present labor system la both objectionable and costly. Until soma change is made the progress will ho very seriously lm|ieded. Cethbridqe iron ttlorks Co.. Ltd Iron Castings and Machine Work Structural Steel Columns, Sashweights I MILL AND MINE SUPPLIES Valves Pipe Bar Iron TRACTION ENGINE REPAIRS Miners' Tool* Babbit Metal BOILER REPAIRS OF ALL KINDS COMPETENT BOILERMAKER SENT OUT WHEN REQUIRED StiOTitQOEajgayiiii^^ ono.o.o'o'o.oTdTo DOWSER-ADAMS NUPTIALS. A very pretty But quiet wedding took place at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Owen Delay, on Thursday evening, pet. 25, when Mias Bertha Hello Rovaor, became the wife of Charles Reuben Adams both of ilm Little Row. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. -A. M. Gordon. The bride was beautifully attired in n travelling suit of navy blue broadcloth, with velvet toque ol the name color. The bridesmaid, Miss Nancy Adams, sister of the -groom was lvico-ly gowned In a light grey tailored suit with grey felt hat, trimmed with ribbon. Miss Myrtle Delay tfas the little maid, of honor and Mr, Fred Delay aeted an test man. The bride was given away by Mr. '6. Delay. After the ceremony all repaired to the dinning room where a delightful re-imst was served, the table being nicely decorated. Palms and flowers surrounding the wedding cake. Tho Farmers and Ranchers SAFES! SAFES! You ought to have a safe in your house Prices range from S SAFES! small Monthly Payments Melink's Home Deposit Safes Write for particulars or better still, com and see ut ft* C. E. D. Office, Conybeare Block. Lethbridge, LOWE P. O. Box 114 : Alberta _________;____________________ evening was spent in singing and music Tho groom* gift to the brldo was a diamond brooch and the best mans present to the bridesmaid, a pearl crescent brooch. Tho brldo was tho recipient of many beautiful and costly presents. Tho happy couplo loft mid showers uf rico and good wishes for thttr home at tho Little lion-. It Is only dirty ami Juartco to en-courage your homo paper, axteud t it tho nourishment to which it is entitled, ray y0u,- subscriptions promptly, mil send a few oxtra to-your relatives ami friends at a distance. Thoy will appreciate tho fa-ver and se will we. ;