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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta PMm TWO. SATUHDAY. HOVEMf R t4, l�U fi, DaUy HeroM Ptialad bt tb� Dailf B�nld PriaiiOB ' 'OS.rXtd., trety Uwlul owning at Ita ofliM, Itound Bt.. Leihbrldge. 4lbcft*i> montb. delivered, .. t.W Pally. Ibtf* inontba,,deUT�Kd.. 1.1 Mly.oM taioath, ^UnuA .. .1 IMly.. reat: bf id4U...... t.� |Mlir.'?B[Kl nontlMi by naU .... 1.76 DsUy. UiMtt montba. by mail .. .K Vaakly Herald,, one year ...... I.M Addremii obbaged: aa iilten aa de- tlredbiitb/n^w. and, old addresf muai b�;clffin- THE B. C. ELECTIONS It is rather unusual for constituencies to return opponents of a govoru-menl, no matter its complexion, os pccially when tiie foct stares them in the face thot that government is m power for four or Ave years at any rate. The electors of Yolo Cariboo and Kootenay assumed that attitude in no unpronounced manner oii Thura day and the Liberals lose two scats. The reason for this step no doubt is the' dissatisfaction of the people of Bri tlsh Columbia with the treatment mot ed out to thot province at the last conference of I'rovincial Pi-cmiers, when Premier' McBride failed to secure the better terms he had asketl for and also the cry against Asiatics. It was urged that the Liberals were not pronounced enough in their opposition to this class of immigration, though Hon. Frank Oliver made it quite clear in his speech at Fernic that,the Liberal party was determined to have a white Canada. The main i.ssues in Briti.sh Columbia were of a local nature. National questions had very little consideration. The government must recognize from the verdict thot British Columbia is dissatisfied but whether its dissoti.sfuction is basc management and a suggestion I has been made that a representative Forostry in N�w England (From the Hnrvarl Courant.)' Corporations and private oltiaens thi-oughout New England are begin ning to Realize the opportunities which this regions offers for profllablo forest planting. This year about 2, 600 acres have been planted in the six New Kngland States by private citizens. In addition a number of water companies have been adopting a forest jjoliey. One of the most important phases of refornuition in New Knglund is| tliat of planting iibandonod farms and otlicr waste land which at present is bringing no income. In Massae'iusi'tts this waste land amounts to 10 p(>r cent, of the total area of thi> State, while the latest reports in Rhode Island show 228 of the piofession .should have a seat I "l^o'i'l"""" I' "I CHOICE Dntarlo Whiter Apples In Boxes and Barrels I j land whicli is now being planters. Wealthy men see a good investment and a number of them have planted tracts of at least fifty acivs each tiiis year, witii the intention of in-oreasiup the siy.e of' the plantation auually. One owner in Massachu-. setts who .started a wliite pine plantation of sixty-tiiree acres this year e.\i)eets to plant titty acri^s annually for tlie next ten yeait;, while others on the Board of ^^auageml�nt of the nwv hospital. Tl'.ot seems fair and the City Counlil could appoint as one of its representatives a medical man. Tlie I-ltiald wants to seo tlie by-law carried but it (eels an undestanding sliould he reached in regard to thtsi' matters right away. We are eonfi-(ii'ut Mr. Gait wants every class in the enniinuiiity to be satisfied witli tlu- conduct of the enlarged hospital,, I'lant tracts of vark.�� m.- Tlie new building will last us for ranging upward to two hundred numy years and the direction of its ""f** "I'^t spring. affairs sliould be along lines that ,----- will bf absolutely fair. i A MACivUiC FUNERAL ---- ' The funeral of the hue Ralph 0. j Kei'lor, Thursday aftenioon, was con- j er a permanent Thanksgiving j ^ master Mason, having only been converting the majority of the pro-  ! initiated in one, degree within the vince to his view. I Asiatic exclusion is a vital question! l)ast moiitli. Leave to conduct a Masonic service was granted by special dispensation. 1). D. Maiui says ICdmonton nnd Slrathcoiia shoul(t unite as one city. That is the general opinion of out- j ---- ' siders lait Strathoona is afraid of its � NEW DIVORCE LAW identity being swallowed up nnd re- | Siou.X" Falls, S. D., Nov. 14.-The mains aloof from the union move- ! new divorce law increasing the per- iii British Columbia. The iieople are not willing to give the arrangements reachwl with the .Japane.se government onil the llritisli govornnient in regard to the Hindus a fair test anil! . , , ..... prefer to rebuke the government ati'"'"'^' 1* " "'^'"""^ ^" I i^-sulence requisite for obtam-1 the first opportunity.' In the course ! ! " ^''^ "'^"^''f *� of a few years Ihov will find that : - ! J"''"/' ''"^ carried on Nov. 1 by a the understanding reachoig to unomeiai figures compil- governmeiits served the purpose and pie to move towards gelling tele-1 , , , ... , , , id vestiTday. kept out the Asi.itics. THE HOSPITAL BY-LAW Lethbridge is rapidly becoiniiig a'. from Tahei city of largt,' population and the centre of a district that is certain to be thickly settled. Its needs are great and will become greater. No matter where we look, every concern, private phone eonneelion witli outside places. : The Herald understands that it is the ' intention of the Provincial govern- | meat to e.xtend the long distance line ; to ^Medicine Hat ne.xt year. THE MOLSON'S BANK BEER A LEGAL NECESSITY London, Xov. 11.-in a case liei'oie (Monetary Timos. Oct. 24.) Ciood earnings are again shown in llie last annual report of the Molson's Bank. The excess of profits over the previous year by $(38,608, amounting to .f6ia.646. Out of this, a ten per We have juBt received a carload of Fir Doors and Stave Columns direct from tlie Const, and now have the largest and finot stock of plain and fancy fir doors in Southern Alberta. IheSouth Alberta lumber Co, Ltd. Corner Wivdini ister & Ford JustSouthoftheFliisonMili Phone 225 1.0. Box 654 Dad is carrying arouiul an unoasy feeling just now as to who are going to sit around his table on Monday nights. Although Dad will likely bo Dad again for another jear, ho knows that ho is not the whole council. He has got a few ideas loft yet that would be well to have put Into bus-ine.s's hut if he lias a bunch of dubs insloadi of good progressive aldermen, ho will not bo able to do It. Bad is not the whole council even though ho Is Mayor. TTo Is only one although the hig one. tf the electors think enough of Dad to elect hliu by acclamation, they should think enough of him to give him some helpers instead of clogs in his wheel of progress. Ne.xt year's council should not contain any long-winded, vociferous, verbose chumps who want to air their views on everything from market reports to typhoid fever on every motion; neither docs it want any shrun-kt>n-soulod narrow-minded, two-by-twice, cent belt cranks pursuing e "penny wise pound foolish "polie.v;" neither should it contain tho.se of the opposite stripe who will make the city's money How like water into every lurid scheme advanced by some citizen or advertising or canvassing agent. But it should contain men who know what mono.v is, who know where it comes from antl what it is for, who have business ability sufTic-ient to distinguish between a gold brick and a ten dollar gold piece, who go strong on the enforcement of the law. who havo good character, sound judgment and a sincere desire to do the square thing by all hands. There are lots of them in tho city j^nd there arc lots who are not qual-llicd. When a man has a bigger idea of his own ability than other people have, it is a sure sign that he is lacking in tho qualilleations of an al-ileniien. There are some dubs who think they would awfully like to be an alderman. They sai-"'t'"e. '""1 "fl'l^l t>"" , Just when the nee.l WHS mt the people elect whom they like is apparently his attitude and I am as a dutiful son, not goliig to say whether that is right o not. Business Men's luncheon NOVEMBER 1(5 at tlie HUB CAFE Cream Tomato Veal Cutlets Mushrooms Mashed Potatoes Strin}^ Beans Peaches and Cream  parent. Mr. K T. (jaU, a good and j dispos loyal fiii'iid of this city and the lios-j_ pital. came along with an offer of the magnificent sum of thirty thousand dollars towards a new hospital, a ' provision being made that the city! contribute a like sum. Tlie Gait hos-Iiital named after the fallier of the' present donor, and by the way the , Colli name sliould be perpetuated in i the new hospital by a tablet of brass. | v.as founded by the Gait family. ,\s ' it stands today the hosjiital rejire-; sents a eonsiderabli; sum of money, i It is true the city lias contribute i so small a siiiii of money on the city's part. The man who votes against the bylaw Votes disapproval of Mr. Galt'.^ fine gill and jmts out of reach o[ tlie eily for some years the well equijiped liospital it so greatly needs. The Herald l.Qs heard some criticisms of the by-law. Il is argued thot the city is giving $30,WX) without jiny guarantee as to how the ho.spiia 277-9 AGE'S ATURDAY ALE has more than usual attractions this weeli. We otter 10 per cent discount from usual prices of cloth bound copyright fiction including Leaven of Love. Holy Orders. Lewis Rand. Quest Eternal. Fly on the Wheel. Isabel's Handkerchief. Man from Brodney's. Pawn in the Game. Treasure of Heaven. Master Christians. Nedra. Jane Cable. Sourdough (two styles.) R. SKGE THE PicTOgE mm per Cent, distribution for some years! alead. Il inay la; recalled that the avi'rage rljvideiul paid by the bank; f(u- the past fifty yoars has been 8 i per cent., wliieli itself is a very sat-1 isfactory return. Last year, tlie ac- j tual earnings were about 18 1-2 com-j pared with 16 per cent; but the eon-; seivative' and at the same time, pro-1 gressive jioUcy course pursued by i the directors will undoubtedly be of i la.-itiMg benefit to tin- shareholders.] Tlie object of the directors, one of; their lunnber remarked, is to inake; The M(dsons Hank known throughout llie length I nd breadth of the land, and obviously the best way which this eaii be aeeompli.-hed is by put-J ling presi'iitabh.' buildings iii each; (��ntre. Hrnnclies were opened during' the twelve iiiontlis at .St. Ours, .St. I Cisaire and Waterlixi, in the Pro-I viiiee of Quebec; nnd at Xurieh. in i Ontario. I The general statement shows a ] diglit increase in tlu' paid up cajiital ! of nearly $14,000, with a correspond- ^ j ing increase iti the reserve fund, | i both now standing at $;i,;l74,000. I j Theie i.- a small decrease in the'; I aiMoniii of notes in circulation of i i ahoiil $l,')0,l)0n. Deposits on demand! i show a decj-ea.se of $1,V),079. .\ shrink-: I age ill ihis aeeriunt has been common ' to all banks during the year. On the o'her hand dei)r>sits on notice have increased by over a million dollars, the coMibiiied accounts totalling $'24,- Oin,!3'*. This !:- $r'2fl,(02 more tliaii ; in the previous year. Specie- and Do-; minion not's have (;ained from $2,-140,254 to $2,498,.')DU, the latter rep-j resenting ten per cent of the total, deposits. .\vailable a.ssets bear ai proi)ortion of 47 jier cent, of the total deposits. Commercial discounts show a slight decrease of about $110,-000 and figure al $22,3(18,910. Bank premises are jmt dov.n at $500,000, llie same as previously. CRESTON FRUIT LANDS FOR SALE We own 8,500 acres of level land free from stones in Lot 812, Greaton District. ItXXJ acres are surveyed in 10 acre blocks which we otter for sale to actual settlers for a limited time at $60.00 PER ACRE Wo ^,'iiiirantoe this tract to he the finest fruit land adjacent to Creatoii, Wlion this land is settled, the reliolo tract v/ill be one iargi! village with all the adyantages appertaing thereto. It is well watere-d by mountain streams. The C.P.R. runs through the property. TERMS-Quarter Cash, Balance 1, 2 and 3 Years. Interest 6 % Creston lias the best sliipping facilities for fruit, and the best climate of any point in British Columbia. Spend Your Winters in Creston For further particulars write immediately to the Canyon City land and Lumber Co. Ltd. The Oxford Cafe SERVES GOOD MEALS. Has been Remodelled Fresh Oysters, Cigars, Fruit and Confectionery ^^^^ ' JOE FONG - Proprietor CRESTON. B.C. ROQGERS& YOUNG Sale Stables :: Wood St. DR. J. B. ELLIS DENTIST Graduate of Western Reserve Univer sity. Olevaland Ohio. OFFICE-WHITNEY DLOCK Phono 307 Hours: 9-12; 1-6 MADAM^NORVAN (Orchestral PlanlMe) Teacher of pianoforte,- argnn and voice productlou. Visits or receives pupils, preparatory or advanoed. Coaohing (oi exatuR. Haward Haute. Crabh Straat. MR. ERNEST F. LAYTON, ViolinUt, Pupil of Geo. Wilbey, London, Eng., and o{ Frank E. Blochford, Toronto, ia open (or a limited number ol Pupils. Also for Concerts, At Homes Bc^nqucts, etc. Terms on application. Phope 212. Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital. $.500,000 inancial Agents, Fiscal Agents Brokers. for Royal Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD OFFICE-VICTORIA, B. C. ENGINEERING ACHIEVEMENT Sarnia, Out., Nov. 12.-A great en ginceriug achievement and without doubt the most important which has yet been acconipliBhed in electric ransportation' was marked today when the Grand Trunk Railway Co formally took over from tho contractors and the Westinghousc Co the electrification equipment of the St. Clair tunnel which cost over half a million dollars. The motive power used in hauling trains througii one of the longest submarine tunnels the world has been changed from steam to electricity and is now being suece.ohfully operated by telectric power. Mr. La Moine at the LyceMm-i there with the leading trombone solo and don't you miss it. Merchants ftGontracton We have the teams and we're here to do the business Drajingi Contract Work of all kinds promptly attended to You will do well to get our prices before placing your orders elsewhere Hayr Transfer Co. H. Hayr and W. G. Hole, Props. PHONE 180 MAKES WARM HOUSE WITH NO PLASTER Costs 7S Per Cent less Requires no expensive labor YOU Can Put It On Write FoT Free Sample and instructions forapplying, sending name of dealer to Fre(IJ.C.Cox&Co. 8oi_e: aqe:nts WINNIPEG. MAN. For sale locally by all lumber dealers MR. ALBERT ELY Pupil of Dr. Prlfps, M. A., Song Bingihg-^aud Voi,,,' Culture. Pupil of Ohas. Hancock. Es4.. F.R. CO., L.B.A.M., Oigap and Theory. Voice Culture, Pipe Orgfin, Plane, Harmony and Theory, Song Singing Open for Concerts, Banquets, Recitals, Etc. Terms on Application. Box 690 Lethbridge, Alta. HAIMILTOI & YOMNO EpS'wrf. ar Survayore Room 4-y Block. C.P.P.CaMybaara. ., D.C.L.. B. Mer' Jonat, B. O. L CONYBEAh & .lONES Barristers, Soliclto. '