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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 15, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta ADVERTISING: Per Month Per Inch High Grade Immigration. Oi recent years there has been a vast immigration of settlers from United'States.to the fair and fertile domains Alberta and the Canadian west generally, This class of immigration is of the top-notch order, and every true, Canadian should be proud to see it and en- courage it. Thus shall our vast tracts of God's which we have enough and to spue for peopled by an in- telligent. race of our own kind, who will readily be de- veloped into permanent, patriotic, solid citizens, who will adhere to one which protects their homes and their whose posterity will be educated in our schools, become a part of our com- monwealth and eventually assume their logical positions as important faelovs iu our commercial and political fact become by natural evolution a part and parcel and inseparable from our proud standard of Canadian ism. This is all coming (as it has already come, but on a smaller scale, in years gone by) and it will be good. It has been prated and foreboded by the pessimistic alarmist that these inroads by Yankee settlers niay result in dire effects upon our national constitutionalism and that jmoerahce oi republican to bear as to bring about annexation. Nay, nay, Pauline; the greater will ab- sorb the lesser, 'and the chances are 'is happily married interest. He has id expenses, of which iis free, but- he has a happiness and comfort bachelor has not, and which makes the cares and expenses seem nothing in comparison. The married man becomes a settled figure in the community. His in- creased needs require on his part increased exertions and bring out iiebest that is in him. well as the young expects every nian to marry, and the man svho delays thid duty until middle age may find his bachelor habits so inveterate that he'cannot accom- modate himself to the new state of affairs." country that is blessed with one of the finest climates on earth today. The motto of the Board of trade should Lof.hbridge Grow." Lcihbridge be'" Watch Lethbridge has today the finest buildings of any town of its size in the west. And buildings like these carry with them ihestoryof thccon- fidence of the 'people, and make a wonderful impression upon the stranger. When the people who live in a town show their con- h'dence in a. substantial manner, the outside investor becomes inter- ested at once. H. E. ALeityu'h lias the right idea' when he suggests a curfew bell.: Too many bojs and girls ;iro allow-! ed to roam streets at night when they should be at. home. And in cases where the parent will not discipline the child it is the duty of the 'Municipality to take matters in hand so far as it is able. The i future of a boy or a girl often de- >eiids upon' their being kept at ome nights. Give us curfew, "hat will settle the business. The T'ff ft AM ft 1 NOT! fflAdON-lUoGH n. Editorial The campaign put ujj by the Honorable Or. DeVeber and Mr. C. Ires iu the Lethbridge district might well be taken as a pattern by candidates all over Canada. It was clean, energetic and absolutely devoid of the dirty personalities that has given cam- paigns in Canada and the United States such deplorable coloring. Both of the Letlibridge candidates are gentlemen. Both are honest mon. Both are respectable citizens, both were friends prior to the election and aFe friends after the election. The HonorableMr. Gushing owes a heavy debt of gratitude to the Calgary Herald. The policy oi abuse it pursued throughout the campaign made many friends for Air. The elections in the States this year were a great triumph for honesty and a iirni protest against graft. The Herald has been very kindly received by. the people and the newspapers of the district, a fact that is greatly appreciated by publishers. the The Xelson Tribune comments upon-the appearance of the Heralc in its usual manner. It announces the birth of this paper and takes left handed slap at one of the pub Ushers to give vent to an old spite The editor of the Tribune is always personal in the columns of the paper that he is presiding over by an accident, and for that reason cannot be successful. Watch Lethbridge grow. The mounted police are recog- nized as the greatest police organ- ization in the world today, every- thing taken into consideration. It gives protection to a vast domain' and under conditions that to the people in large cities would seem virtually' impossible. The record of the organization for _ .bravery, honesty, fidelity and that the average immigrant commr: 1 a efficiency is without..a 'parallel in There are some things in this world that are of more importance to the people at large than the political success of any individual or the success of any political party. One of these is the pros- perity of the community in which we live. Lethbridge is today one of the foremost towns of Alberta, .t is looked upon .by all as the coming town of Southern Alberta. The success of the town is the goal 'or the ambitious and now is the lime to get together and work as a unit for the unbuilding of Leth- to Canada is not only annexing himself to a better line of prosper-, ity than he has known, but he is also getting a shade th governmental laws the history of the world. The campaign is over. The vei- dict has been almost unanimous. Now is the time to get together and make Alberta the greatest -proymce There are man ahead for Letlibridsze. our future an attitude of any... other country on the face of this green footstool? ..Tea. verily. Intelligent settlers from the United States, Great Britain or any other civilized and progressive nation come here imbued with the spirit of expansion and bound to establish a home" for themselves and a future for their children. -What time or thought have such as these for dipping deeply into the harrowing details of republicanism, imperialism or the score of other which the agdisplay- Not- for Lrt- us extend an invitation to the hundreds who pass through Lethbridge each year to tarry here a few days and look over the ground before ecoinf' elsewhere to look for Southern Alberta wants is more trees. The town or Leth- bridge should be filled with lives roes today. If every resident of town had followed the example set by a great many Lethbrllge would be the 'prettiest town in Alberta today. The writer remem- bers that in Kansas where he first visited eighteen years ago, the people have changed the appear- ance of that country and uveu beneficial chango in the climate by the liberal planting of trees. Years ago' Avlien J.. Stirlin Morton went to the state of Ne- braska it was a barren prairie over which the winds swept with terrific fury, 3Ir. Morton became a crank on the tree question. He talked it early and late and by his iulluence .Nebraska became ;i tree-' pluucing state, iiiid have one day a year that is' called arbor day, and is celebrated as a general holiday. Last week ;i monument to his memory was unveiled in Nebraska and one of the chief speakers was G-rover Cleveland, the osily living ex-president of the United States. Of till that was said in praise of the memory of the'man, his grand work in encouraging the planting of .trees received the most attention. The people of Alberta should all become tree cranks. Too many trees cannot be planted. And Lethbvidge should have one holi- day a year, upon which occasion every person who owned a foot of property in the town should plant one or. more trees. What glorious results would follow. Worth of goods must be Clear- ed before we move to our Aristocratic Quarters K. JOHNSTON sell by PUBLIC AUCTION FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON FKOM 3 O'CLOCK Ladies' Coats in Three Lengths, Waists, Cos- tumes, Children's Dresses, Boys' Suits, etc. is conceded to be .TH B ST have opened u branch in Kethbridge at the .store of the "Two Macs" E. J. GANN G U N El I D I AUCTIONEER. FOR THE BEST SERVICE IN LETHBRI3DGE, STOP AT THE H. L Stephens Matt RockCRdnrf When you come to the tropoiis stay at the i HOTEL DALLAS A strong, active board of trade will prove a potent 'factor in the upbuilding of Lethbridge, and in consequence of this fact every man who has an interest in the .future of this town should be a member of "thai; organization, in ood stand- WE AKE ADVERTISED BY OUR SATISFIED FRIENDS Palac Hotel- the fcfbe so rapid aeit f years that no town can "afford 'to --r stand Talk Lethbridge. There are hundreds of people passing through Lethbridge each year looking for land and homes That is where this town is over- looking a fine proposition. Insteac of allowing these people to pass through without seeing .what ad- Let abride and 'the' sur-' in- good man sbpold- be' would mate jt: want, and will demand, good govern- ment, and their chances of getting it in Canada are as bright anri favorable as in any of the lands they have left, God knows. Let us, then, encourage clean, white. empire-building immigration. As a member of the provincial cabinet the Honorable Dr. DeYeber will'be in a position to do much for his district, and what is more the people know that he will do it. Young Man, Buckle Up. It is about time the news editor of the Spokane Spokesman-Review got next to the idea that Alberta was a bonafide province and that fp say .'.'Alberta.'N. W. T." is evidence of rank In view of the fact bridge has hosts of that Leth- marriaireable If the district about Lethbritlge continues to improve during the next five years as. it has. during the past five. Letlibridge will make rapid advancement indeed. 'young men pleading -along in a state of heedless celibacy, and as many or more young woman who are only waiting for the vital query, the following statements by a well-known writer, who has the question, furnish food for thought: "The! question whether or not a young man should marry c.-innot be answered in the affirmative for all young men, but it may lie alleged audit is here alleged that marriage is good for a young man if he is the sort of young man that is marry. Marriage ambition No- tariff should be high enough to permit the manufacturer of any commodity to sell that commodity thousands of miles away in a foreign country cheaper than he will sell it at home to the citizen of the country in which it is manu- factured. as come here engagetl in actual are the people .who are everlastingly singing the praises of the province and naturally their opinion goes a long way with the stranger who is looking over the land. To the man who has spent many winters in the colder sections of the country Sunny Alberta seems like a veritable land of sunshine. If you have a moment to spare ask your friend to subscribe for the Lethbridge Herald. It will do him good, it will do the Herald good and it will do the country good. of better, an the'vc1feaper the land the farther it is away from and civiliza- tion. There are people with money to invest who prefer to pay more for land and able to immedi- ate results rather than wait five %or ten years. These are the people for Lethbridge to cultivate, and it can be done with profit to the com- munity. There are many .peopl who come to Lethbridge and leave I without hearing a word for the town or country. This is unfor- tunate. The merchant who would fail to show his. goods would soon be out of business. Lethbridge has the goods, but they need pushing. LETHBRIDGE BREWING A Few Remarks. If there has been any crooked- ness in the recent election by Liberal or Herald trusts that the hcavv la w may come down on arm of the the heads of the guilty ones. There should be no party distinction when -there can be shown dishonesty in carrying on of an election. the upon his neck. man should not think of marrying until he has saved enough and has income enough to start well and a family decent- ly according to his state of life. as his means permit it, itbecomes the duty of every young man to seet a'.wife. When a man is single he drills. His money Alberta is a" paradise 'for the men 'of today. No young It seems strange that the C.P.R. will let a passenger ride as far as Macleod in the sleeper coming east, and then at that hour of the night have a negro porter fire the victim of a petty rule out of the car into the other coach that may be filled from one end to the other. A passenger for Lethbridge should have the opportunity to ride to this town in the sleeper if he is' willing to pay for it. Sleigh bells arid sleighs arc not in Demand in this country. Veryr few of us afford to buy any- thing of the kind when they cannot be used more than a week or two during the year. Lethbridge may be too far to the south of the center OL the province to lay claims as a candidate for capital honors, but it is the town all towns for some one of the man can come to this province and j provincial institutions that take up land without making big to be built riht awa. money. will And ind no man can buy land Ulls tact should not be overlooked here and place it under cultivation by the people of Lethbridge. without becoming rich. This state- ment applies, of course, to the in- When that north and south road telligent1 and industrious. The is built Lethbridge will make rapid A Passing Breeze. wouldn't for the. world say any thing to hurt the.'feelings of member of'the gentler sex, out on lady reporter assures us that thi following will bring no disaster upon us, as the heroine resides on of town. It was pretty gusty-like last Friday (inoniingafter election and between keeping their hats 01 and their skirts down lady pcnlest riaiis were at their ends a times. Shortly after noon a young woman who was walking over to the station had just passed the Hudson's Bay store when ;v stii breeze caught her foul; she grabbed for her skirts, when" all at once he hat assumed a groqgy pose, and before she could adj.nst it. hac torn away from her auburn am hiked across the road. The lad quickly got to shelter, and achival rous gentleman who was passing gave chase for the headgear. He quickly recovered it and handin; it over to the young lady said, guess this damaged much- She was the picture of gratitude u to.this point, but when he stretch ed forth the other paw, gripping a goodly sized bunch of bogus hair this looks a littl she snatched the article arid flounced away with an air o scorn that would have made Sara! Bernhardt green with envy. as anile in foolish or harm- of Alaska is nothing as com-'stride fnl ways. Having only iimse f to i the provide for, he thinks only of him- He has no home in which he may take pride and comfort. But to the front. It is ared with the wealth producing the people because success up to possibilities of this province, 'And to crowd them to the limit during. here it is possible to live in a the nest few years. Dan. the known journalist, vrhowns formerlj president of the Canadian Association, and who new holds an important position in the Intorio Departmenl, the Dominior Government, was in this district few days last, He spcn Friday in Lethbridge lef the same night on his return trip' to Ottawa. RATES, PER DAY Opposite C. P. R.DepcM Stephens UockendortU Proprietors Calgary, Alberta WfSTERN Acouv-tu cc and cozy resort. -Comfort of guosts is ely lo- keel af e.; axA o- e of ths i> w really good doller par d-.y boiv-es in b< B in Lethbridge call at the "Windsor I vH. El. PROP.J TRANSFER MANUFACTURERS OF Fine Laser, Seer, ile and THE BEST IN THE All orders sent to the Brewery will receive prompt; attention r King Lumber s LIMITED Railroad Transferring. Dray- ing and General .Delivering. Coal Delivered Promptly, v HAY1, OATS, SAND STONE AGENTS FOR iUeCorniick (lucksiiutt Machinery Webber and Adams Wagons Canada Carriage Co.'s iiies. Jitc. j. F.-RODGER3 'Phone 63. Manager. POSTS I am prepared to furnish in carload lols the finest split CEDAR POSTS. Eight, seven and six feet lengths on hand. Can furnish orders of any size. Posts always up to guarantee. Cranbrook, B. C. MANUFACTURERS OF Rough and Dressed Lumber Moulding and Lath t Lumber Go'y A FULL STOCK OF Rousrh and Dressed Lumber; Prompt shipments made to any part of Alberta House and .Sign Painting Paper Hanging and Kalsomining. UCKNSED AUCTIONEER Dealer in Seco-d Hanrl.Furni'ure Morrissey Junction, KOOTENAY MARBLE WORKS Shackle ton Co. Manufacturers of Marble'and Granite MONUMENTS Wholesale and Itctai) NELSON, B.C. Barnes REA.L ESTATE and GENERAL AGENTS Office-Second Pest Office Box 3 Telephone Ko. 122 ;