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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 17, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta LfeTMBRIDQE DAILf KEKALb. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, IW9 PAGE THRU HERHLD'S RERL. ESTATE MARKET FOUR years in the tame office. FOUR years in the same business. FOUR is about all the Real Estate experience one could have in this Newar FOR more years I will still be here in the Real Estate business, regardless of all reports to the contrary, FOUR Fifty-One (451) is my New Telephone Number. PHONE 451 W. R. DOBBIN. ROOMS I AND BLOCK 1 3 Lots on Redpath St., corner property, each, one-third cash, balance 6 and 12 months. STAFFORD BLOCK PHONE 297 ALBERT E. IVES, W-Hil I t I I H-I Ml II Mil RESIDENTIAL SITE u 2 Lots, 25x125, facing east on Cutbill Street, on easy terms. R. V. GIBBONS orr Bt0ck PHONE 222 frH-M II H-H-I-H-I I I I I I HO Speakers Dealt With Vital Civic Issues be carried away with his success he' would admonish him a little. A Politician's Duties (Continued from Front Page) own fault if he is not able to make a success of his business in the west. We felt a little gloomy a year or so ago when the banks kept their money out -of the country, and make it a lit- tle difficult for some of us to get along. However, we have 'had a are i He would find politics not all bread __ 'and cheese and kisses. He would find difficulties whether in securing legis- had lation or getting positions for his During the past few weeks he many congratulations from his fellow friends. He would find in looking j citizens and also from many old-time after the country's interest he friends in the eastern parts of Cana- often have to sacrifice his own. He da, many of whom differed from him would find that it was a sad day politically. He felt very grateful lor when he first entered The all these messages but confessed that Senator jocularly remarked on 'thej his heart was full as he realized that calls that" would be made upon him! HELGERSON LAND AND INVESTMENT CO. BRYAN BLOCK Owners of large tracts of choice wheat land 5000 acres, 4000 acres, 1000 acres or 100 acres, as you like it. GOOD TERMS. We Either Buy or Sell See Us Today I I-I-I-X-I--H-H-H- I 1 1 I I he was thus received by the men w th to meet delegations and attend the j magnificent harvest and times good. The banks' coffers are so fullj...__________ that they do not know what to do j whom he has come in daily contact social functions ol the capitol. with all their money. I look to a citizen. When he received his .portfolio j conditions still improve in Alberta.! have been nere iess than four would find A larger area than ever of new jje continued. When .1 got has been made ready for crop jfiea Oj coming west I had my with -i he would find more serious duties. He hoped that it would not he remark- ed of him as it had been of himself! 4 t M n I'M BUSINESS SITES their full share of the prosperity. c. The Alberta Securities, Ltd. Phone 141 ROUND AND REDPATH wiifl good climatic conditions on pjaces .which at that time that although a minister without a jshould see such prosperity as we have j more in the public eye and did salary he would soon have the salar-j-j. [never seen before. Lethbridge and not of }ocating in Lethbridge. ies alj tne ministers. j But finding that-in. these places the Passing to the more serious part of: 0. newspaper opportunities were all fill- address he enquired if it ed I came to Lethbridge and was very true that the Board of Trade _ f I district, before as in the.. past, have The closed by- again thank- jing the Board of Trade for the op-ibadly impressed with the place. The seriously concerned in the morals jportunity of being present and >vas blowing hard and the dust politicians. If so they had his full! j wishing the Board and the city- all ithe success possible. The City of Lethbridge -M I' -H-I I I I I-H-H-M M-H-I- Store, 22x50, on Westminster Road, North Ward, at a bargain for terms arranged, rent- ing for per month. I Illinois Alberta Realty Go. j Znil f loop Johnson Block, next Balmoral Hotel Phone 230 J I The toast to 'our city' was propos- ed by E. U. Rylands, vice-president of the Board of Trade, with, a few words depicting the growth, of the city for the past few years and in in- 'troducing the speaker to the toast. Alderman Oliver, as one of the men was awful so that I thought Leth- co-operation. He, had been asked to bridge was not fit.for a human being speak on this subject on account of j to live in. T left it but came back, his experience in-politics. The weather was better and I stayed. I consider it a good fortune that pointed me back. I am now A SNAP: New house, 26x28, with leanto, on double lot in North Ward, close to Mills, the house is fixed up in first-class shape, has storm doors and windows, good cellar, etc., will handle, bal- ance easy. L S. RIFLEY Tel. 294 Office Block i..i i .M..X..X- T, .M-H-i'-H-H v-i-i -i .H 11 -i-M- Public Opinion of Politics I The opinion of the general public j J proud Was not very high in regard to poll-1 Y to be -a citizen of Lethbridge and of ticians as a rule. If anything this part of Alberta." matory was found against them was eagerly seized upon. "If any-j I Realizes Responsibility realize that I have been ap-'thing arose to their credit the public .tWU'Cl mall t.J-j O-B uuc. ui- A I'Uit I) J. uavii uuvu ap who had .guided the city through ma- pointed to an important; position and was loath to give 'them the credit for ay of its important undertakings j that it is a serious undertaking to it. If he attempted to tell how since the earliest times. i enter into the administration of the cleanly political campaigns had been .Uderman Oliver in responding to [affairs oi the province and that I conducted here, he would not be the toast, expressed the pleasure that j should look upon the work in a ser- Heved.. If, however, politicians, who he felt in being at such an assemb- lage, regretting at the same time 'M-tiiMi: :nix- I' ious'frame of mind. I want to serve were of the class that people think the province, not that I have any out- they are were to. make a clean breast standing abilitv but I propose to use of everything even then the public' .H.MI i-i: MI i'H i i-i-i; M 111 i 11 T'M.n n 111 House to Rent j that the place was not filled by the t1.1 JMavor as expected. Two other! what 1 have to develop not only Leth would declare that that was not all. 'speakers were to enlarge on the fu-jbridge and Southern Alberta but the tbere must be something worse. It ture of Lethbridge and he consideredj whole province. placed politicians. in a very hard it not out of place to dwell more onj "i have always maintained that Sltlon- in the best residential part of the city. 3 MONEY TO LOAJN 1 Freeman, Maeleod and Graham j> 173 LETHBRIDGE P. 0.'Box. 679 ..........._ _ _ I-l-'rl' jto rccan. But the people in those j of Alberta and to myself its past. Lethbridge of the Past there would be three great-centres in Alberta, Lethbridge first, Edmonton No Bribery in Lethbridge He could not speak for the rest of He had been a-resident of the city j and Calgary, and I have not changed Canada but could speak truthfullv for for the past twenty-three ..years and j my mind. I have great confidence in this part of the country that money j had noticed as much or more than'Lethbridge, in Southern Alberta, and for political purposes -had always i .t am- one present the changes that had j of all Alberta. I realize that I am been put to legitimate uses, taken place in that time. When he first knew it, the town had a popula-j HOUSES! HOUSE HOUSES! For Rent or Sale i We have a large list o f Fully Mod e r n Houses situate in the best residential parts of the City UJ. ill! til. JL U1ICIU A tlJJl fcjui. uu M-JI..J- j tmmm MM taken into the cabinet as a represen- He was not in a position to I I AJ tat.ivr. nf nrovince. and anv uointers in this desired Lnlull iX UUi 4' t A 2560 acre Farm, five miles from good town, for sale on Crop Payment Plan I THE ALBERTA REALTY EXCHANGE, I Phone 396 Bryan Block, Lethbridge P. 0. Box 254 viMM-I Dative of the whofe province, tion of three or four hundred people, j will use my best efforts tojvards.de- tion. If they wanted a speaker to It had passed through some very try-jveloping a united province. 1 hope. tell them thc evils of politics, they j ing rs, especially from 1S8S to! that my record will be a credit to the must go to the man who didn't know J. 896. times that he would not care j citizens'of Lethbridge to .the province anything about They couldjj- 1 .thus obtain the romance they sought, j j I days were happy, had lots of fresh "i have seen Lethbridge erow from Me could-only supply facts. He wish air and a great big country about; a piacc Of less than 2300 people to its ed to congratulate thc Board of Trade; __ them without very..many people in it. present size and have every confidence in the activity they had shown in that it will continue" to grow. Today .I..M.H..I..I i i-i-i-i 307 CRABB STREET (Opp. Bank of Montreal) Small Beginnin i The city was at that time merely a 'coal mining village and the country j but others are coming and are but i about it was entirely devoted to the forerunners of many more that j ranching. Money and business were not then overly prevalent. He was their work for the city fostered by have practically only one railway ihe genial president and ably 96x139 feet On Westminster Road close to track MONEY TO LOAN FIRE INSURANCE The C. B. AGENCY Acadia Building. Phone 2M. J will -lad that he has been selected for honor conferred upon him. I con- the Premier and the pro-} vince upon choosing him. The way' will be. easier and the road smoother The railroad population The Other name coupled with ed by the secretary. W. C. Jvcs to -j a. i Lots 14 and 15, Block 93, for On terms I T Money to loan j, I _----------------_------------------------------------------ JL i i i: H-H- I I t The Golden West Realty Co. Real Estate Dealers and Auctioneers A FEW BUYS for the WORKING MAN'S POCKET Weil built shack standing on two lots Norman Street, Well built shack standing on one lot, Norman Street, VY CIA Four room house, cellared, on half let on Arthur Street, Three good lots in Alexander Addition, 15 to Ib, block b each For investors with deeper pockets ve have some proper- tionately sood buys, including five business lots on Kouncl Street Phone 261. Office Crabb Street AJ- 1 8000 acres steam plow land in 4-13 and 5-12, immediately adjoin- .1 i ing a township shortly to be opened for homestead entry. We T ?I are owners. Our automobiles are at your service. I IMPERIAL DEVELOPMENT CO., Ltd. come icnb. nu wat, grow. The mineral resources DeVeber's was that of C: Ives Had 10 sav that they had lived be developed and with thc growth wno was jyir. Buchanan's opponent in through it and that he had been in-jof population other industries will tae recent election. Before entering strumental in a small way in helping come. Lethbridge will have many in- upon his subjcct of "Clean Politics" to build up the city to its present I dustries and there is no reason why Mr. Ives expressed his pleasure at er politics Status. Evervbodv'was stmmscd at Lethbridgc should not lead Mr. Buchanan's political promotion a result. The benefit will come the city and to the province. If same care and thought were given all men selected for cabinet posi- tions in Canada we would have clean- in Lty to "its present i dustries and there is no reason IT "was surprised at Lethbridge should not lead as% the Mr. Buchanan's political promotion Press largest city of Alberta. and more sincere pleasure in hearing; The Jast toast cn the proposed "Thc. growth of population and dc- the statement, that even better things bj. Mj. Rylands? press" was vdopmcnt of industries means that frtr anf1 hp- the progress made or four years. Settlers Passed Up Lethbcidge we. must build the city on a solid At first onlv one bank and three or J houndation so that in the future the four stores were round m the T About the year 888 great numbers oi passed through the citv on i were in store for him and that he will have the substance as well as the shadow. "1 he contin- ued, "that he will be a useful mem- their way north to settle in that country. They did not know then that thev were passing over the best wheat, land in the world. That fact bad been -demonstrated at Billings. A Tribute to tbe New Minister Kc was pleased to be present to pay tribute to the new cabinet minis- ter, the Hon. A. Buchanan. His work of the city councils in develop- ing tiie city. The many improve- ments they have carried out have made this city one of the best in Western Canada. As a newspaper man I have done what I could to help and can guarantee that the pa- ably responded to by E. Hagell. ed- itor of the "News." He stated his great pleasure to be. able to say a few words in regard to Mr. Buchan- an and his connection with newspa- per matters. Since he had known the new minister, as a friend and also I T T T T 4 T i i Mr. Ives said that it was a pity that when politicians are mentioned it elicits more or less cynicism and cont.ernpOrai-y in the newspaper bus- incredulity as to- the honesty 'and sin- jness their relations had- always been cerity of the men in active politics thc most friendly character. He and that an active politician is thought of more or less as one who had found him a gentleman on every occasion and he felt sure that that per will continue to do everything takes something without giving value samc nianncr which had characterized possible towards anything that is; in return. There may be reasons ior good for the city." jit, but it is a pity when a man de- As a member of its council Mr. Bu- votes his life to politics, the very career in this city in the newspaper j cnanan expressed his thanks for the best thing he can do for his coun- business had illustrated the remark- j l.rjbutes paid the Board of Trade. It i try. "Unless you can prove some- of thc place. In the been a verv useful institution and j thing wrong, you should accept him his business here he would endeavor to carry into his duties in connection with the government. Newspaper Men in Public Life He thought that newspaper men past four years since he had started in if it had donc nothing else but thej at face value and thus clear up much the newspaper business here, he had L.ork. at Billings it would have done I of the dirty politics. Both parties Sf.rvice_ !are equally to blame, equally dirty In conclusion Mr. Buchanan express! at times. Instead of trying to pluck prospered in that, had entered politics j and was now a cabinet minister. His rise showed just how progressive tne West was. The Guest IntroJ-ioed Mr. Nourse in proposing the i.oas 'Our Guest' seemed to qualify for these high po- sitions remarkably well judgin- from the number of men in prominent po- sitions who bad once been newspaper THE Farm 'Security OPEN FOK BUSINESS IN THE- Whitney Block lettibridge llterta We will buy improved or unimproved fand for cash and will sell to actual set- tlers who have the necessary outfit for farming on long time with a small cash payment. If you wish to add to your farm, write or come in and 4 see us. Farm Security Co, i: 111 UolVJU K v ed the hope that the confidence plac-j the mote out of the other fellow's eye men. The Hon. Frank Oliver, the ed in him would not be misplaced but i the parties should look at the mote j Hon. Walter Scott, and man- others when he returned after thc ses-jin their own eyes. If you give great-j were examples and now was to be m proposing tw toas-'-sion his record would be creditable, er credit and have greater faith, vou; noted the elevation ot another. Mr. remarked that he should 11 always have endeavored to keep po- will receive more fidelity and faithful I Buchanan ted used thc best that was TJ._ ti .in .Viim tn t-hft srowth Oi tne have prepared a speech for the only prcoared OPC That w.is ji: Daw- He had met some on contacts of elections we should be able j politics Mr. Ives advocated having --i-.- ._ Phone 350 Room 11 Southard Block f t T T t T t 'I" Business Lot on Westminster Road, North Ward, if taken at once, S750. snap, 1-3 cash, balance 3 and 6 mouths. Im- proved 160 acres close to Lethbridge, per acre on good teims. Two Lots on Norman Street, North Ward. each. 5 Sections on Weybum line good GALVIN-HATFIELD CO. P. O. Box 1892 Phone 457 I Ott Block. Lethbridge, Alta. ADVERTISE IN THE HERALD IT WJLL PAY YOU sion. He had speech in his life. son. the way to the banquet and fomif' that he had forgo'J-.n his speech wbfi he arrived there. In proposing the health of Mr. Bu- chanan his feelings of pleasure in do- ing so were more than offset by the in making a public litics out of my business and personal 'service." relations. Politics has no business in j these relations and after the sharp him to advance the growth of the To Get Clean Politics 'city, and he knew that in his new a means towards securing clean sphere he would work equalIv as hard to meet each other as citizens personal friends." Clean Politics The secretary, J. W. McNicol, in proposing the toast 'Clean Polities' remarked that his toast was a plank and nicn OI- leisure in parliament, who were in a position to devote their in all political platforms, but he did not think that many understood just Buchanan would vhat that meant He would time to workinc out their principles and cited Mr. Magrath as an example The clergy should preach clean pol- itics. "If you compel candidates to huy their way into Parliament it is only fair to expect them to repay themselves. Thc member of Parlia-j amount of pain appearance, but he hoped that his iriCnCtSUlp IQt 1V1I ,-_----------- I LllcUirv j carry him through. He would do ask 0cVeber and Mr. Ives to j men t is no better Than thc men who honor to him not only for the honor Iris He dosfrvecl -bis success. Chairman Toasted In a few words Hon. A. C. Ruther- ford proposed a toast that was not on the list, and asked thc "company to drink to the health of the chair- man, Mr. Nourse, which was done with full honors. In reply Mr. Nourse stated that the path of the Board of Trade had not been one of roses but .they had work- ed for the best interests of the city. They had undertaken large matters, notably the exhibit at Billings, and had been successful. The gathering broke up in the time- honored wav with Auld Lang Syne and the National Anthem. -H-H- meaning of send him there." A Happy Choice 'Mr. Buchanan was a choice would not be the last. tell the gentlemen the to himself but also for his city. was the second time tnat a caoineii, ycnaToi" ucvcocr" inc mst ivii. u, minister for the province had been to the toast stated that j Of man by the people of Lethbridge He hoped Hon. w. A. niiC-hanau was nowiand will be a great credit to the city j filling the same position which he, and the province. thoroughly The Guest of the himself, had once filled. He would appreciates the responsibilities 'of his Mr. Buchanan got a rousing rcccp-lgivc a few words regarding his du-j office and I believe he will tion when he rose to respond 'o toast which was most enthtssiast.. ly received. He briefly the manv kind things said of ;lifi Uies. His rise had indeed been pho-jcal but will be provincial. His posi- nomenal. If he wore not already in! tion as a newspaperman will compel the KO called "home for old politi-j him to be a booster for clean politics cians" he might be envious of Mr. i as he has been a booster for Leth- BUYIHGHIEHTISEmHIBYOUgliOflEy'SHiTH Ha'" dissolved partnership with E. C. Ludtke, ,1 have .ined possession of the unsold portion of the TOWNSITE OF BOW ISLAND i In-f.c at. nrices rancrinjr UU.CI uuotinsc-o i from to Write or call on me before purchasing elsewhere. A. WADDELlT Bow Island Realty and Insurance Agency t s i ihe congratulations he had j Buchanan. For fear that he might j bridge. I believe lu un. TIMS? New 2 storey frame 10 roomed fully modern house on 3 lots i for sale at a bargain. Only 7 minutes' walk from Post Office nil tf Successors to W. R. Dobbin A Co. Ground Floor Office: C1R3T DOOR SOUTH OF BALMORAL HOTEL PHONE ;