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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 29, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta lETRBRIDai^ jERALD SIMPSON c Publ.i T. E. SIMPSON SXJBSCf In Advance Otherwise S. BENNETT ti.50 a yea: 92.00 a year ADVERTISINO: Per Month _ -1 1.00 Per Inch Matters Municipal. On Monday next nominations will be open for the various city offices and it will be the privilege of the electors to nominate such citizens as they may deem capable of filling the various positions. Let the best men be chosen. It is useless to vote a man into a position that he is not qualified to fill. The buUot is free; use it wisely. Editorial Notes. No nmn has ever visited Letli-bridge without having n good word for the town and the jn'ople after he, h'.'ivt's. This is praise for any town. It is a good adverlisouu'nt to have people in other places speak in praise of the "Lethbridge wav " Watch Lethbridge grow. The Ualgary Herald tliinks cam]>aign is still on. the Has a Great Future. no ad- 1 i the growth of towns in the wes:, or in any part of the country for ihat matter, any marked change for the better is always based upon a substantial foundation. Especially is this the case with a tovax like Lethbridge, that has been in existence for a number of years. Lethbridge has been a prosperous town fcr many years, but until the past two or three years, not a town of great ambitions. There has been a remarkable change in this respect, and the town that has been called slow in the past, seems to have taken on new life, new energy apd new hope. And there are the very best of reasons for these changes. No town can grow faster than the country that is tributary to that town and upon which the town depends for its support. If there is such a growth it is not a legitimate one and must be followed by a reaction that is detrimental in the extreme to the community. Fortunately for Lethbridge the town has never had such an experience, and now with the rapid development of southern Alberta, Lethbridge is in just the right condition to profit to the fullest extent. There is going be a wonderful growth in this part of the province and there is to>ra in better shspe to take vantage of the conditions. The C. P E. recognizes the importance of this location as is demonstrated by the vast improvements now under way by that company. And furthermore, the changing of the divisional point to this town evidence of some of the many good things that that company has in store for Lethbridge. But Leth bridge is recognized as a stragetica point by the C. P. R. and the town is now and has been for some time in the eye of James Hill, of the Great Northern, as the proper place for him to enter the prairie country for his share of the busi ucss that will be growing so rapid ly for the next ten or fifteen years Ii will be the great gateway from the south to the province that bet:. ;. known at this time to the people of the states than any other western province. There will be hundreds and thousands jmss through here during the next few years, and Lethbridge will roup advantages like Winnipeg and Moosejaw. The coal measures of this section are bound to undergo greater^ development, for the rapid settlement of the prairie is an enormous market for fuel. That will mean the employment of still greater number of men in this industry and add to the commercial importance of Lethbridge, The future of Lethbridge is as bright today as the future of any town in Canada, and in saying this the Herald does not mean to say that there is to be a boom. There will be legitimate growth, but no boom. There must be a growth oi this town to meet the demand of the developing country and if there is not, if the people fail to arise to the opportunities, that growth will go to some other town in this part of the province. That is the sita-ution in a nutshell, and for self protection the people must meet it. Men who are in business here will Bee their business increase for the reason that the popuktion in the town and around the town, will increase. The needs of the times will bring about the establishment of new industries, and that will eventually prove the basis of prosperity in Lethbridge, for the larger the payroll the greater the success of any town. �'-^jo^ for Lethbridge, think for lethbridge, talk for Lethbridge, - American continent today, and if ment sold during that perioil. stootl you are not taking advantage of iu the balance stieet at ST,4St5,0o0. them, you are the worst kind of a ''^^"'y 1''"^^^ ''^ ^^^'r pr'��of ^ . . ,. J , Si'i per acre tl; company had aito- nnmy. Got m hne and get some gether properti... sufficient to cover of the good things that are ui the par vidiio of their issues of sigiit. debentures and shares. The net - revenue from colliery, railways. Lethbridge boasts of the finest canals, and land sales amounted to club- house in Alberta. That 193.324, and aft(?r pro^-iding for speaks well for the ixjople of this London expenses, 5,8t)2 and inter-town, est on prior lien debenture stock, - S37,-12S, there was a balance of The politicians are busy this 150,181. The current liabilities week in Saskatchewan, and any ^''-^'"e ott'set by the current assets, kmd of a prediction on results can '^'1''^^''''^ YV'T^'T^^'-, . . . *^ ed an estate, sold, but not yet p^ud for. of the valuecf S75S,()24. Dur- _, ., , .,. ^ ing the nine months under review There wUl be mdlions spent on the compny sold 13,000 acres of railway building in Alberta during land irrigable and unirrigable atan the next ten years. average price of 12.50 ixjr acre, _ the maximum price received for the The way to get ahead in this irngaWe lands being $30 i>er acre , - .. , , . and the minimum price 10. The world IS to work for it. Liick is a ^j^^ ^^.^^ poor element to depend upon. mediately outside and around the toAvn of Lethbridge, the head-It won't hurt any man to attend quarters of the comijany's lines, church, and a lot of you fellows ^'^ere the Gait colleries were would be helped. Try it once. located. The minimum price of .10 was below the i:)resent selling Our brothers and sisters across P;;ie�% but the land was sold at tb^ . . ., 1. price to a cluster or settlers. lor the imaginary hne will revel m the the non-irrigable or winter wheat joys of Thanksgiving turkey to- land the maximum price received morrow. was 7andtheminimumprice was5 I3er acre. The sale of irrigable land Another strike in the leather was the more profitable, inasmuch factories seems imminent. It will as the company received not only i_ 1 i 1 I i ii_  c per cent, on tlie unpaid balance behoove us to look to the saving of J^^^^^ ^^^^^.^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^,1 ^ ^j^^ our soles. per acre joer annum according to the quan t i ty of water.tlie purchaser Old Missouri is getting wise, sigiit (ake. The receipts from She has passed a law forbidding water rentals for the nine months the New York Life Insurance Co. ^'^k're Sl(l,. This year they to transact business in that stiite. ^^ould probably amouiit to 18,000. ^j^^ 1 lie comixiny gave wliat practically You've got to show them souri. in amouuttxl to free water if people contracted to stay for two or three years. It woidd therefore take probably from one to three years before they received the maximum whole of the lands The expenses of operating the canals were about S20,0(X) a year. In the four months which had elapsed since July 1st, Bringing comparison down to a mathematical basis, Winniioeg is likely to have an average tempera- of the w . . . , I -ir.f�i idready sold, ture the coming winter of lOhj ji... , degrees below zero. Of course the comimrison is based on the increased amount of heavy clothing so far the company liad sold 4,004 acres stolen this fall. , "g^^'^gf� P^^^^ �� Oo7,001,>. Ihe tentative stage had Jim Jeffries has come out with a ^^f� yf^^^J f , , ,. n ,  siclcrcKi that m ruture better prices declaration agamst football as being onght to be realized. The jxTsition a brutal game. Poor, gentle, sensi- of the company was so good that tive Jim! Being raised on boiler- they could afford to wait for the making and innocent pugihstic prices to which it was considered championships, it's no wonder the fl^ey i"^"*^'''^" J^'^g'^^l^ , tt , . ^ had yielded largo returns, and the dreadful scrimmage gets - - Merchant Tailors ^ ij you want the Latest Tiling in a New SUIT - OR � OVERCOAT Call on Them. on nerves. "'^' winter wdieat crops had been very satisfactory. The most profitable crop for the irrigated lands in the future would, lie considered, be al-The Knight sugar beet 19 miles A movement is on foot in New York for the scientific rearing of in- falfa, fants that has for its object the re- factory at Raymond lievingoftiredandcarewomparents iS,?"" Le�ibridge, was be-, ,� . J .  . coming a prosperous concern, and, from their aninous duties in connec- indirectly, the company were great-tion with bringing youngsters ly interested in its prosperity, through the trying periods. The They had an excellent combination thing sounds good and as fathers are the ownership of the colliery,the U,U,gtoi..lth.vidit,wewUM. S&'wtl-iS:' IS; every success. However, as it has pssessed large cash rerseves, and, never been our duty to tread the in addition, had upwards of 6Q0,-hurricane deck of a cold and tack- 000 of land mortgages, which were bestrewn bedroom in the "still" eas.V of sale and available for any ..^h,o(,he,igbtwlth . ^0.1. r^'afc^y'LTdleWrS hng kid in our arms, we are unable depreciation to write off. Mr. A. to pass expert opinion. M. Nanton, of the firm of Messrs. Osier, Hammond & Nanton, of W. R. Hearst, of New York, and Winnipeg, had been appointed K. B. Bennett, of Calgary, will now nj/^nnging director of the company. t,r^tt!^^i^ The business had grown so much have plenty of time to plan for a that the appointment was ubsolute-trip up the Arrow lakes next sum- ly necessary. Colonel K. R. B. mer, when they can sympathize Wodehouse (the vice-president) with one another and discuss "ways seconded the motion, which was and means." adopted. A sum of ^1,500, being at the rate of ^�2,000 per annum, T Ml  ii- 1 i. 1 iu; was votetl to the directors for their Impuiemilkis the latest thing services during the nine months, to be condemned in Calgary. Our and all the members of the boanl northern friends should keep all were re-elected, taintablo" articles in a hermetic- CHIPS FROM THE BLOCK A Breezy Round-up of Live News Items From All Over the Distrtct. The Nelson Tribiuie has suspended publication. A new skating rink is beuig erected in Cranbrook. The Alljerta club in Calgary to have a new^ building. Alberta horsemen will hold stallion show i n Calgary next spring. The C. P. R, pay roll at Eeve stoke amounts to 50,000 pi month. Horses and cattle along the Red Deer are suffering from the ravages of wolves. Over $200,000 worth of laiu were sold at a sale at Macleod the other day. J. C, Hubbard has sold his livery business in Nanton to Walter Frazier. J. Hartloulin, a Nanton rancher, had his foot badly crushed by horse falling on it. Mike Wallace, a Michel miner had his leg broken last week by car running over it. R. L. Hodson, one of the pioneers of Calgary, died there last Wednes day, aged 63 years. The October pay roll iu the Puss mining camps totalled over $80,000 -the biggest on record. The Medicine Hat woolen mills are putting in a lar^ amount new machinery and material. A. C. Hawthorne has sold out his dry goods business in Medicine Hat to A. S. Noble, of Montreal. Some of the citizens of Cardston 'ire agitating a crusade against the llicit selling of booze in that burg The best way to prevent this illicit selling in a jjiohibition town is grant someone a license. Lieutenant-Governor Bnlyea taking up his residence at Edmonton, and has leased a house built for Hon. Frank Oliver. New Premises New Goods Recherche Articles ilwill be Spoken of Next Week.i: ilG. H. JOHNSTON il to IS ally sealed cold storage cellar while there is an election on. A man by the name of Behuke was taken from the train at Medicine Hat in a state of stupor and died in the hospital on Sunday night of last week. He was placed on the train at Pincher Creek by Detective Welsh, of Dawson City, has John A. Mullen, a house burg- ^ __ lar, in the toils. Welch traced his two men, andthe police believe he man from a photograph of finger had been doiJed for some purpose, marks on door knob. Sherlock Investigation is being made. Holmes had better look to Ins Faith is not a fence about a man; auralfl. it is a force within him. Stavely has a dramatic club that will inflict a three act drama label ed "Tompkins Hired Man" next Friday evening. The performance will start early so that the hired men present will be able to get home in time to change their clothes, clean up the lantern sand be at work promptly. The coke ovens are again running full blast at Coleman and the property of the International Coa' Co., of that place, was never in better shai� than at present. The English church building fund at Coleman was boosted to the extent of $95 by a concert held there the other evening. / Cranbrook has a Spinsters' club, and its members occasionally try to blot out the past by disguising themselves as maidens and giving a public entertainment. The impure milk menace is the leading live topic in Calgary these days. A bacteriological test of the city water should help matters. The plans are aut for a fine, new Presbyterian church building at Coleman, which will have a club room adjoining. The establishment of a system of co-operative stores in the towns along the Crow's Nest line is a new departure the miners' unions of the various coal camps on the line expect to inaugurate in the near future. One for Frank has already been decided upon. Cranbrook is now m incor^rat-ed city. At its first municipal election held last Wednesday, G. T. Rogers defeated Alex. Moffutt for the mayor's chair. The following alderman were elected:-J. P, Fink, D. E. Murphy, Jas. Greer, H. Higginbotham, G. P. Tisdale and J. Jackson. They, have a couple of cripples in the jug at Macleod for getting a good $5 note for a couple of fao similics of old confederate bills pasted together. It is astonishing that anyone could be fooled in 1905 by these old,cheBtnutty confederate has-beens; but the man who can get the real stnff.,for cheap advertising fac similies ought to receive a pension. But, then, of course, the flim-fiamming was done at Coleman. FOR THE BEST SERVICR IN LETHBRlDGi: STOP AT THE HOTEL DALLAS WE AKE ADVERTISED BY OUR SATISFIED FRIENDS f WINDSOR RATEIS, $1.00 PER DAV A convenlont and oozy resort. Comfort, of gueeta Is attentively looked after and one of the f^w really good dollar per day houses in Alberta. When in Lothbridgo call at the Windsor H. EI. MIE:BACH,:{: PROP. LETHBR|DCE^BREW^ MANUFACTURERS OF Fine Lager, Beer, Ale and Porter THE mosT in thjj: west All orders sent to the Brewery will receive prompt attention Kine Lumber Mills i; : LIMITED; Cranbrook, B. O. MANUFACTURERS OF Rough and Dressed Lumber Moulding and Lath : STANDARD  Lumber Oo'y ^ Mil B.C. I A FULL STOCK OF  Rough and Dressed Lumber: ^ Prompt shipments made to any part of Alberta GUS NEIDI'Q House and Sign Painting Paper Hanging and Kalsomiidng in licensed auctioneer Dealer in Second Hand Furniiure Mason & Risch Piano Co. Tile Mason & Risch Piano is conceded by all competent judges to be the hi(;hest gr�de of Pianos made in Canada. -.� If interested, call and let iis sliow you the goods. Sold on easy terms to suit your purse. 8howroom at the "2 Macs." B. J. OANN DISTRICT AGENT 1. L. Stephens Matt Rockendorf When you come ,to the Metropolis stay at the Palace Hotel f 1 $1.00 Iper day IOpposite C.P.R. Depot | Stephens & llockendorf Proprietors Calgary, Alberta I WESTERN WAREHOUSE & TRANSFER CO.'l ltd. Railroad Trausferring, Druy-ing and General Delivering. Coal Delivered Promptly. � HAY, OATS, SAND AND STONE FOR SALE AGENTS FOR McCormick & Cockshutt MdClitilery '.' Webber and Adams Wagon.s .' Canada Carriage Co.'s Buggies. Etc. J. F. R0DGER3 'Phone 63. Manager. X I am prepared to furnisli "X *t* in carload lots the finest y .|J split CEDAR POSTS. If X Eight, seven and six X *t* feet lengths on hnnd. *-* Y Can furnish orders of !� any size. Posts always X MP to guarantee. Ad-y dress Y A. BIRNIE & CO Morrissey Junction. B. C. KOQTENAY MARBLE WORKS Shackleton Simpson & Co. Manufacturers of Marble and Granite MONUMENTS Wholesale and Jietail NELSON, B.C.: B.C.MOURE.LocalAgt  Barnes &> Co. REAL ESTATE and GENERAIi AGENTS OHIce-SMMd Fl0or Sonthird Block Post Office Box 3 Telephone No. 133 ;