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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta 'B way Herdi ,ftlitodl>r^� D*U7 B�nld Priutlag : 1^^^^ mty Uwlal _�T�DU^^t _________ _____ . jwlul �T�niBC * :~tttL..ttlta,.tfi9nd St.. LcthI IMA. 0D� yau. by mall ,..... MM t!i^.tl*mMmfM.mM..., l.n Mir. ttuMflMttl^^ owil .M 7Mkiy HeM|4�QMvyMr^...... \M iddNMM (liMfai^ M OttSD M d�- �lnd: but both new utd old addrau SUPIKJflT THE BY-LAW What- little opposition to the Hospital By-law there is, is basi?d on tho. ground: of the expense. It looks rather large to some that the city should pay thirty thousand dollars for a hospital and then contribute a thousand dollars a yeor for its maintenance. This in itself is no sound argument, for hospital is something wc must have and it ia far easier to pay half the pf-icc than to pay the whole of it. But thfre is something else that the people of this city should remember and that ia that the present hospital has cost them but very little although they have^ had all the benefits of it. The building cost thejm nothing being the gift of the Gall family. For many years the city made no contribution . to its maintenance but later gave four hundred dollars a year, increased a year or so ago to' six hundfced which is t\u- amount at present contributed. Outside of the. f^Hw paid by the patients, the A. R. & I. Go. pay the largest part of the cost of maintenance, lost yaar their payment being $3,811.90. the grant by the Alberta government being $3,112.25, and that of the city $600. Thus it will be s^en that the city has been getting off very light during the past years and if now it .should be that it .should pay its share in the up-keop of the institution, .it would be no more than what is right and ust. But such is not the case. Mr. Gait presents the city with the site and U�e cost of the building over and above thirty thousand dollars, his minimum gift to be thirty thousand, equal to what the city gives. How much more than thirty thousand he will give is not known but all that the city is asked to contribute is tlvat amount. The thousand a year that the city gives for maintonnnce i.s but n very small amount. Seldom is it the lot of a city to have the opportunity to secure a real good hospital ot so small a cost and the people would show a very short sighted policy if they rejt-ctod the generous offer of Mr. Gait. Compared with the boneljt to be derived and with the nmount that is beinp given the city by Mr. Gait, the cost to tlie city is a mere baguti-lle. attd r look After it anc( nothing else. 'At thiavPMiod of the year a man's iet\tire time cnn be occupied in weighing tho loads of farmer's grain and produce. We understand that when the now scales are ready for uso a wdghmastor will always bo on hnnd. Why not have a weighmastcr appointed at once so that thorfe will be no further complaints about delays at the old scales P The farmers deserve fair treatment in this matter. It is a penny wise and pound foolish policy to delay the appointment of a weighmaster. If tho farmers go about the country complaining of the weighing system in this city we will lose, trade. - We ought to do all that we possibly can to make the farming community perfectly satisfied with this city os a market place. OUR POINT or VIEW Tabcr coal sells for 18 a ton in Saskatoon. Quito a bit ot profit for the persons hunctllng this fuel between Taber �nd Saskatoon isn't there? C. W. Itowloy, the Calgary banker, in a letter to a (Calgary poijcr, points out that cheap living is an important essential in a city's growth. Cheap living ought to commence with cheai> rents hut in this western, country rents .seem to be placed at tho highest possible figure. House owners seem to want to get the vcrj-highest interest on their iuvostuienl. LtrHBRIDOE, ALBBNTA, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER S4, 1908. When You Cant Sleep. Thero is many a man and wonmn tossing night after niglit upon k sloeploiis bed, Thoir eyes dojiot close In tlio swoot and rcfroshiiig roixwo ili;�l oomos to those whoso heart and nurvoa aro^right. Some constitutional disturlxinco, worry or disease has so debilitated and irritated tho nervous system, that it oannot be quiiotod. Or again, you have, a sinking sensation, a feeling you are gning to die; or perhaps, yon wake in your bIkod feeling as though you wore about to olioko or smother, and rest leaves vou for the night. If yuu allow these conhtions to continue for a short uoriud even, you will begin to fool your health declining. It ja iho nerves and heart not acting rightly, and tlioy can only bo sot right bv tho uso of Milburn's Heart and Norvo Pills. Tlioy soon induce hcalth-fnl, rcfrrahing sleep, not by doiuloninR tMe ntrvo-s, but by restonng them to healthy action. Mrs. E. Nutt, St. 'Clary's, Ont., write;:- " I can gladly reoonimcnd your Milburn's Heart and Norvo Pills as I was greatly tmubled with n, it will be taken for granted by the onlooker.", that the new Regent is at heart disposed to block tho wlieel.s of progroH.H. fn that event, whicli seems to us Improbable, wi- may witne.ss a concerted and widespread uprising of the Chinese ar;�in.Hl thi'ir .Munchu rulers. A CHINESE GENTLEMEN (Washington Star.^" Of the famous Wu Ting-Fang, who is said to have liecome a recent convert to vegetarianism, a Woshington correspondent said the other day. 'Vegetarianism may strengthen Mr. Wu's body; his 1>rain re, K.C., D.C.L. B.C.L. CONYBEARE & dONES BARRISTERS, SOLITITORS, ETC Offices: Conybcare Block, Lethbridge, Alberta, W., C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc OfBoe: 8ont>aard Block. ADDISON & SON Funeral Directora and Embalmera 321 Crabb St. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Offlce .md Residence Phone 102 P. B. RULFSON ARCHITECT 'loom 8 Whitney Block. JA8. A. MACDONALO ARCHITECT Macdonald Block, Redpath Street Lethbridge, Alta. Lethbridge Lodge C3B) A. F. & A. M., G. R. A. Regular meeting night, the tbiril Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P. O. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receivn a hearty welcome. A.C.ME8SER, G.V.8T0KKEY. W. M. Secretary, P. O. Box S37 letlibriilge lerie No. 137 Meets Isl and iird M o n d aya in K. of r Hull ut S o'clock. Visitiuf^ brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIES, W.P 24-ly T J. WHITE, W. S LETHBRIDGE LOUufc NO. 3ff C. B. P. O. E. Meets, on the second Tuesday ol each month at 8.15 p.m. : : : . E. A. SHARMAN, M. PRIEST^ E. R. Secretary. Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 298. Sons of England Benefit Society Mnct III tlio KuiKbu of I'ytUla" Hall �V(>ry fIrHt iiiul tliird Tliurecluy iu tli niuiil.h at 8 |i.iii. ViHiliiig l.rclliruii iilwiiya Wfl come. Walter Applt-bj, W. I'remdeut I'Vcd T. llobliiH, 8,c, Hint 57. -Lethbridge Lodge No. 3- NORTHWEST ASSOCIATION OP STATIONARY tlNQINEERS Meet iu the Labor Hall vtevy sec-and and fourth Mondai^ in ibe month. Ernph yers requiring certificated engineers, and engineerii out of employment, H'tuld do well to communicate with ua. ROBERT NEVIN, ChWl W. A. DI0K80N, Secretary. ��-lyrd-� 7 ;