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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 7, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta IB UBRIDGK HERALD PRINTING CO.. LTD. .^Austin, Editor and Manager. I{ Supt. or Job Dapartment. .SOBSGHIPTIQN 1.50 a year S2.00 a year ADVERT1S5IN&. >�f Month Sl.OO Per Inch The BailjK Herald. For sonic mon'ths the Horalil 1ms ttbfttcniplated entering the ftwld of [mily- Journalism and we ure now iJre-ipetrod to announce that as soon us 'aome/. of the most up-to-dato machm-try .arrives and is in�talIod we will mniencc the publicanoH of the Leth ittridge. �v�ning IlcraUl. 'lie realize 'that we will bo critK'i?.-��1 for making, this venture hut wiiili- roadq land and nioiipv in alnindant-n from lli? �lorojilo World, iho papiM-; :\|r. J. ni'itcaivd boforo the j nnd for a time it sooinod as tluiutfh owiit-d and cditfd hy VV. f". Mud.'an, , ('(iiiiicil roiwrty. A corjioiM- in SaKkatclu'wiui ha.s bLVii ivu-t � 11- f,j,. , ,pw woll and ary, as funii>aivd for tixanipk" with aiicp of 1 la." iiivsonl OCR LETTEI^ BOX. Iho IJiithorford bortii." gowriuiionl ill for Ihi" i-onlinii-' wi'll. Ill' ad vis- Xo ^1-, Of! the cit.\- u.svd a sIn inch drivo |iipe which woidd iiiori' oxrinsivc costing Sl."2,"> 11 foot. llo. would guivran-An .Vthciis. Oiil.. man rowjd n Ncwj u>p to li.> abk- to gu IJ.IJV) fetH with York millionaire who oamo_ tl'.or.> li.'.h-; (, di-ivp pijx.- nnd lie nbU- to finish ing each year. Tlw wealthy )i.>n|wlth sinalior pii-c. Ills oirctfor an tho Kdilor of 'I'lio ilurald,- tion should not t� .shown nnv favor. 1 died nnd left his oarsman ^'' 0 0. j ,.ntiivly new well M.OOO fwt was S30. U should bf troatod on lUo same basis as the conimon k^oI1U�. The Defeated Bv-Laws. liowiiig i.s .'^aid spurt at Athena. to ho tho p4j, uiHi- 000. -Air. IVat said that if they wore to sink tho present piiie hnsvr it would "'-^L "^^ 1^ '^'^ '^'^ I"""" Sir.-Si'veral of your recent issues hu\e rpiotec! with approval llio attitude of llie Al'loriiey-tionerars du-parliiUMit ill rogarri to law costs and expeditious litigation. 'J'lie "Small l)el)t" Ordinnntv which lias bi*'!! iiu'ornoruted with the District t't it out again about the class of lubonss Can nia'und that the hole would would have iipods the llonti-eal Star has a tar-1 be ret $10 a ,l,y l�thbridge merchant, wishes to col- ; lect an account for goods sold to his i customer li. for, we will say SlO.Ol), an_ ifOlher.-i may h� dubious of our success! ,,,.,,.,. ^. > P=:an,:^uite confident that tlie news-1 '""^^ if'f  Tlie that faiW.rt_H..nri Upur- Wr we wil> p.-e.sent to our ixnuieis, '"l^V -onio.imes IVllechase. ^^iilii �, 1 , IS Sf^'iiiingly iRHX'Ssary the - tawiU 6nsur3 us wide support. U-e wilii,,, > , , I ,. Msuo it dail>. that every citi.^n of^H "ll^ n T"*'/T'" Tl" . iiibridge and Southern Alberta willl" '""".sands or dol- wanted hu, and then he let hi.n hav^ t,-v ' � � f , . � . every few weeks. Uebenturos foe it good and hard ' %h^'\>aily'Herald will aim to give ^T,'"""'^ "";"! """^ "'""'^ ^^atl if'Vi 'i, � : - , ! '"'ide so as to \ lyte the monev Ipfor,. 1**11 the news just as th? w;>ekly has.;, ,,, . , , . � , - , , . 1 "I 's raquilvd so much the lH-lter. , . . , . , � ^ ' I III Mill be iiiorc cnieiiil in this iv- son-and shall we have to add, Tho Herald-for the new bylaw. It's a good one: vote for it. I .it^Wc have ffvcrj' contidcnco in the lu-^^ituro of Southern Allvrta and its caji-tMtal city, LethbndgB. It will con-i'iinue to ho our main object to jiro-iJiiMjio'te the l>ost in-toivsts of this cityj r>ancl disitriet. Lothbridg-..' is to growi -.rapidly during the noxt lew vearsj J and the Daily HorakI intends to bej U?!-:me'oS the factors in fironioting its . advarieeincnt. It IS just two jwrs ago since we 'Coninicnco^ tho pul>ncution of the '""'^'""�"' to 'le expended in the -Herxild. Krom our first issue we jii'Y lelt wc had 'the synipatJiy of tho com S'ft.munity. AVc l>elieve we have given r.tbe people a ra 1 good nt-vvspapor and gixrd honcolorth lait in the me.intinie, pass the b.\lnws. -�...... J he Tip Taken. Iho Citv Council has ilocided to .submit to the people a Inlaw in ac-eordanoe with the t'.p givien last w*>ek 111 I'ho Herald. 'I he proposal is to vote thirty thousand dollars as a Wake up citizens, and take an interest in one of the biggest problems! in the history of the eit.v. This gas 1 proposition means a great deal loj tho city. I'se the ballot to express' your opinion. -J-* An improvement in ambulance sprv-, r , ,., T ,.u or Galbrnith, Aids. Olivpi In n place like L?th- ,,. (Wat.son, and Maclwth. work- ice is nrodcd. hriilge where there are many pipe. He would ncce.'t �10 a for the time ho wailed for the pipe. The present pipe .was now out of the j ground and if the city decided to puti in the drive pi|X! he would not put ] the old pipe back again. Akt. (.'uiininghain said that Mr. rreoinan )iad told him that the company would sell the well for what a similar hole WOl'1-.D co.-jt in addition i to the value of the lots. I S(niie of the memlvrs of the Coun-'cil thought that ilr. IVat should fin-! I ish the HiUO foot level and then pro-I oetvl as he deemed nec-.'.ssar,\-.  Thei-e vas no cei-tainty that it wa.s im-; possible to put the prei-eiit pipe down a few more feet. �J'he Pouncil decided to file Hr. J Teat's report and that the coinmit-j tL-e interview tlie Kleclric Company regarding the purchase uf tlie iiiv.'^fiit | well and report on Tiiesilay niudit. j It was arranued for 'ilie committee' to iiKN-t the IClectric Company's diree torate at noon on T.iesdii.v and for the Council to meet at 7.HO to receive the reliort. The adjoiirneil meeting of the Coun; cil was held Tuesday evening, tho nieiiTbers pivs-ent Ijeiiig .\ld. Uownian ! acting Ma.vor. in the absence of iMay- Vrooinan 'J'he cominit- WHEJV ifOVR WILL .Renioiiibi-r tliiit your Executor slioiild hftve experience in tbe diacliiirtce of the (iiities of this iui|Jortunt office mid ji thorough kuowledgeof (he aduiiiiistnitiori ot' (jptiites. A Trust Conjpfiiiy htis those rt^tiuireiiieiiis aiid is eapeciaily'orgniiizel;i"hls''.feiirfiiUy dange'rous snbstance' �v;:y�;as shipped with no inoi-e care and � .precaution 'than a carload or pota-.-.'.toes." I Vlt makes one s lilood run cold to '..consider the history of tins car-an ordlnar.v ca,r loaded partly with dy' search for gas. The citv will buy the Klnctric Company s well when couipli' ret|uired as Jfr. Pent e.xiieelK to strike ga.s between twenty and tv|'nly-t\vo hundred fe..-t. This sl.\- hiindreeds what woul I ! .lie r(.U|Uired in an action for SIO.Oi'O. ; 'Ihe co.'-ns of .S8.00 that are ta\ed: against IJ are moneys actually dis-j bur.sed b.v the soIicitwe are certainly in a position to talk values. Oiircash basis only makes this possible. Our terms are : Spot casli discount 8 per cent, or two-fifths cash ami balance with note, limited time. We are down to bedrock ou prices. We have the agency for the HEINTZMAN PIANO and the'greatest line of SEWING MACHINES on earth, the ELD RIDGE The Tgrpin Funiiture Co. BS" We guarantee a square deal to all who trade here. tention last week to the fact that' , .........." "-^--1 lr.,,ci hnv� �iv tnnnths m-a vear's the ambulance was over an hour .�t-1 ^-'^f ^l)-.o.ei^ -j^lJ-tith ZJZ:^:::^^ ting to the station while the late;if.� f:^'''"^ payment ,or the well, ^.^^ ^ William E. Fraser was suffering in-! \iixv placed at $13,000 Aid. Watson cluiined thait the borer should go on and finish the well as it is and when the well is com-pleced, he could complete th'e well for, the city if the bylaw pas-sed. Tho .vole should Iw taken ticfore the city buy any pipe. If the pii� .can , be! drawn from 1.530 feet it should be drawn from 1600 feet. If Mr. Peat will take ithe present hole and guaran tee to go 2500 feet, hat - would be in favor of ordering the pipe at once. The Vcnerai ojiinion of the Council was that nothing should be done until the vote has been taken. The onl.v consideration was wh'Other tho ment of legitimate business. This matter has been fully discuss- It is quite apparent that the purport and intention of tho Small Debt ed by our Hoard, of Trade and in con procwlure vjis to simplify rather vention by the Assoc aited Hoards t),,, complicate the procedure in col- and tlKj ".Small Itebt Procedure" has i^pting debts, and while in defended been pronounced unanimously by y^ses it did not work out satisfacfor-theso bodira to have just the oppo-;j, ^^^^ attached to the Supreme site effect to what was intended and (j^m-t Jurisdiction, there is appar- roacts directly upon the citizen it was e,tl.y no i-eason why it should not be intendetl to benefit. ^ eminently successful' now that tho Yours truly, Distriot Court has provided the prop W. C. IVES. i.ethbridge, 4th Nov.,' 19Q7. er machinery for its use. The trend ol public opinion today is strongly in favor ot law-reform and obviation as In regard to the above communica- j^,. possible of the "Bill of Costs'' tion of y\r. W. C. Ives, barri.ster "f ^hicii is the bane of the honest cred-Lethbridge, re Small Debt Procedure. I ^^^^^^^ ^, ^^^^^ the Heraald believes there aV^ tv,. ^j^,,^ . r^^^ Small Debt Procedure pro sides to this case. Mr. Ives has ve-1 ^.j^^.^ ^ ^\xx,\A>,. and speedy method of ry ably pres-entcd the case of merch- ^, ^^.^ ^^^^ i^, ^^^^ ants who wi.*ly or unwi.^ely give i,,,, .^^q^, ,4,,^ ,f .j,,.^^^^. iiiur or ironiNjive to so\en thousand rloUar.?. 'J'he prujiu.'ied bylaw is tme 'that is voi-lliy the snpijorl of tR'�> cilikens. 'J'lio expenditure is well ^vithin the ineuns of the city and ensiire.s a giis .sy.'?tem ov.ned by the ninnici|)ality. rhc fornver proposal meant an e.xiKjii ditnre of one hundred .thousand dol-Jai-.s which sum i.s too large for the city to undertaUe at the proJieiit time �ivlun delvntuivs aiv, n(>t being songlit after. 'J'iie now Jiroposat wii! t^iiit \hu:~e who are oppos;!d to the .".ir-chas>.v of the l\lec.tric Coiii'^'-'.s phi at iiecause the.v consider it win'lh niucli less than the price thuit woiikl be jmid under tho agrL-ement in bylaw '22-^ " ---- I proper I'^v^'ry r.itr/.en 111 Lethbridge has con : tlreiv:! is gas under the.' 1 Uatsoii. a.i tin'- last meeting and iha't he hae in, tho city will � givcN liini (he iirofen'nee in making a 1 now contraot for further sinking of Com ontioiis from lime to tinw pc-: li'tioned Jlr. Kaultain's Government I to act in the direction which Mr. J \ e.s suggests but Mr. llauitain per-; sisteiitly refused to tak'3 any notice of their ap|>eal. necessities. Tlie law should as far as ijossibio proteot not only the mercantile and 'trade but the large mass of purclia.siers from all unnecessary hardships. Wa belie\c that any legislation deal I .finite, and partly with other i.ethUr.dge has con ,1 the well. trenjhl bhuntod back\\aids and foi . ,^,,s,,ukr ^j,, : '^e gn.^ate.>*t ,,ossible depth foi the --  ards �.Lh detonations like pistol f!'' ''"^ " of ascertaining whc>ther ga,,s , \ r. ' ' Council in subni tting this bylaw, even though it is on second thoughts, is, we believe, me.eting the wishes of the eleotorate. The vote on tho 27th should show their aijproval of the Council's action in no unoertnin way, and .give a decided verdict cm the que.stion of municipal ownership.,". '''I- have always thought (and the '.^niore I liiink of it the moiv [ am .,' sura I am right), that il it were niada more co.s-th' to railwav coin-. panics and olhers to disobey than ; to oljcy the law, oficnoes ugains't -,T;he law would be much diniiuishod ' "The company, so far as ap)>ears, took no care whatever to have the /-mployeos instructed in tho han:'IedBO � of that \l p ctimc by instini?t." I^i* "We continuq to call such occuivnces ^1^^: j!.*accKlents', 'crimes' were the better ,w-.rQ�'�nys|�r5on high or low, in the sor-sftsWiviooiOr,management of the com-f pany wrthin the territorial juris�llc tiiYtlon'ofllie cour*'who can Ikj said in,any wa^ tbe guilty auth-�i.^TJorft\ot th^'shocklng casualty." ^^|*SO:.fdr -a^' our ' law 'is concerned, i^mp^sg who are really responsible for 'psI'jilh^sWoodshedva't Esscv must Ijo lof]t ^M,dtMiiiir own conscience, arid thio ff^^i^r^'-ot public,opinion " OUR POINT OF VIEW N'o Olio can dispute the honcsity ot tho Calgary Herald since vb admitted that the Ijiliorals will win in tho com ing Doininioii elections. Tho Calvary Herald "guessed right the very hrst tinio" when it declared that the .Liberals would win in the coming Dominion elections. ThiJirgjlronds^ have /too long been tlw loss of : l)f.e and l^J^bout boinj^ penaliwJd ^ind ^'^Biddoll^ Js -to bo highly com-IpdVfor blB aliiiud� in ithi^ casq; . CAi>Aoring including the price of any existing well exceed the said sum of S30,nod. Aid. Ikiwnian a.sked if all negotiations with tbe -Electric Coinjiany were olT. . The 'Sli^yor e.vplained that a bargain in the bylaw with the Electric Company would meet with opposition. The now bylaw pl�o^'idefl foi-" the purchase of tho existing hole nnd for the coutinunnce ot it at a lump sum. Then the Council could make tho oest jiossible bargain with tho Coiiipanj' tor the hole and use the balance to complete 'tho hole. Aid. Cunnlnghiiiin oxprcssofl himself as puzzled to unflors'tund why the Ijcoplo should pas,s bylaw 222 last Augus-t and then be oppo.sed to it now. I'here is nothing to go by. except the talk on tho sidewalk. Ahl. Watson was certain that tho statement of live Hornld that the sen timeiit had changed was correct and that the pooijlo ut present wore not in favor of b.ylaw Xo. 222. The b.ylaw was given its and Mcond readings setting 'the date of The Winni|>og Tribune, tho staunch | vo' for Wediiosduy, Nov, ^T. Thfl The Calgary Herald had a fine; scoop on the O'ther Calgary papers the other day whon at announced that the Liberal party would lie iv-turned to power. Tho Calgary Herald Is clo.sor -to the pulse ol the public than it over was before. ' The A'lbej^a govornrnent must bo nearly pcrloct when Tory organs Itko the i-^trathcona Chronicle and tho Cu.l gury Herald sound its praises. npo.sitlo of indopeiidonce, says tho Alberta government "jxirhaps one of the best Ml,the Dominion." President Dr. Lang. Vice-i'ivs., A. L. Wood. Secretary, .las. K. Shearer. Treasurer, jMcAskilc. . Executive, W. W. Douglas, H. P. U'allnoo, .John jJarton, S. J. Lnyton, and T. E. Davios. 'fhe meeting adjourned to the 22nd when delegates to ^jMcdicine Hat will be appoinlod. A very cursory examination of the; i,j, ,.i,j,^ ^^^^^ niaRors should bo in Small Debt I'rocwlui-e will show tha;t .t,,t,, direction of simplifying and the whole intent an.l purpose of tho chcaix-ning ralhrfr than making moi-e .same wa.s to provide ^1 cheap nnd ex-� e and shows that though ])eoplo may sa.v that times are hard, the proiicrty owners can find cash cncStigh to .save their ten per c-ont. di.scount. Commercial travellers in the city nay that business prospects in Leth. bridge nr u simple staitement in| gunge pf the heart. It rofieots like a writing (with a copy to file nnd one nilrror the innermost phases ot tha lor each copy of writ desired) of the' i,t,man einoUons. It is more than a cause of action, in the cnsa of an ac- j piay-jt is >moro classic. It argues count, the i)articulai-s may be' in the can engage tho mind-human liberty usual form of items of an account or | for Iwo of the gioatesiti .themes that otherwise: in the case of a bill, note and, immortality of the soul. Not-or order a copy thereof shall be fur-j withstanding tho frequent productioh nkshed and in tho case ot a claim un-j of this play, it is never produced in dor any other written instrument a the sumptuous manner of other corn-copy shall iKi given to tho extent of punits ns it is in Stetson's. 'It is exhibiting the grounds of action so, meeting nn old friend after .in that in each case it may be known j year's absence. In his theatrical Ol- understood by a person of ordinary intelligonce what the action is brought for nnd tho clerk shall attach such sta'tciiient to the summons and sltall attach to each copy of the summons u, cupy of such statement." If tho a groat loss to miss. R. F. .Jackson, ot Swift Current, IX;i)uty Supremo Grand Pi-esidoiit s! O.K., urrivod in the city this morning to ta]fe part in tlib installation of tho new lodge in this' city, A letter of administration of the es tato of Eliza lirerton Shiitt, late of .Stirling, have boon issued to Margar ot ISlizabcth Gordon of Stirling; Tho value of the osui'le is placed at 81,-881. - V Gorgeous Scenery with Beautiful Electrical Effects Grand Vision and Transformation Scenes Genuine Southern Cake Walkera Buck and Wing Dancers Male and Femaliei Quartette Chariots drawn . by Handsome Shetland Ponies Col. Sawyers Pack Siberian Blood Hounds Watcil for the Big Street Paraile "Prices $1.00, .75 Tickets on sale at Higiubotham-a Miss J. K. Wright, who has l^on bookkeoiior for tho .Western Stotion-cry Co. has resigned to iiccopt a'sim . ilar position with J.'G. Robertson iSo Co. who are opening a stationery store in t]ho Whitney block. Wm. Patterson, rancher of Maclcod was in the city ycstorday. ;