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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 29, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta ^ir'�-i'^'a�eopla> by f*-tablishing government roiincs, so thoit the people who are .n the west wiil be a.^urcd that life in tho winter months will always be worth livSuir. I'nless something of this nature is done tha west is going to 'jc ^von n black eye. People are not going to settle hero, when there is a possibility that coal can not be had in ihi-months of vinler. THE POUa FOR ALBERTA. .sane buslncs.s man nJici the Herald is prepared to support his policy as we t.vlieve he :.a anxious to help the people and promote the interests of Alberta, lie is giving to Albcrtasound practical and business like service I and ."SO when he announces that -.he government of this province contem-plntes onning and oiwratiiig rail -wa.vs and coal H�ines and controling life ami fire insurance companies, we lx?lieve it hns his endorsation a.s n man who has inado u succos.s of his own business, and wouUI not rooo.'ii-niend anything for the province, except a policy that would help to '!-velop -t ami make it the banner province of tho DoniJinion. At a meeting in tho (Hoicbon bye-elot'tion Mr. Cusbing said that he had come to tho conclusion that the province should own tho railways within the boundaries of the prov -ince. One road had askc'll, .Tnd build tho road tliouv-se^hvs. The province was full of co�l, aiwl \vt tlie people were suffering from a coul famine on account of insulliciont rtU-way He voultl liko to s"c the govemnK>nt own its own coul field, and build railwa.vs 'to thoin. Tile government was things. Another thins' was fii-o in.'iur-ance and Kie insurance. Ilo haaland system could be wtll adopted. Alberta can keep out of the i^r'p of corporations ty falling in line with Mr. Cushing's suggestions. We can avoid the curses that tho lUni ed States are fighting today-the trusts and the corporations controlling' nil forms of governn>?nt. I^t u^ try it. Hon. \\. H. Cushing is on theritht track. He has evidently been studv-Ing conditions in New ,Zealand and i.s conying to the conclusion tjjrftt Al -l>erta would te better off if she followed the policy that has been so successful in the British Isle in th(> Southern Seas. Mr. CusMng is a EDITORIAL NOTa Mr. Whytc's thoughts like the summer girls love, change when the winter days coiae. The l)est that can l>e said is tli.vt Mr. Why to forgot all oli�ut that fiist letter. Only a few more days iiiitil njuii-iclpal nom'nut.ons. Now rustle .iiid get a few good, energetic mon tlio field for Aldorman. When i^dutonton ihhjpIo come ilo-vn horw to buy real ostnlo it xa a iiii.^h-ly good sign that this c.ty is O.K fustkccp your eye.s on IvthbriUgc the Cunning year and .w if it ilofsnl mixku wonderful strides. No matter how loni;- I'r-nriT Mf-Bride postpones the elect inns in lli^l-ish Columbia "Old .\taii" Siin|j..'iii will deal him oiK poiir niftt. If ho had listi-nni to iln-ainnrt. h./ would hflvp got out Ion.; iii;o. H.\nn�n is an able inan but iluu diM'sn't Siivc him when ii i--^ prow-.l he got into parliam.Mii hy crookjl methods. "Save mi.> from m.v fri.~nlo bonanza in the way of coal nwnos has recently been di.scovered hei-o. The discovery, vvbiih i.s located about fort.v miio.-* Wi'st of this town. car.ion have Ijeen made while tho amount of^ ash is correspondingly small. The field lies to the north of and in close proximity to ri Urc. dep.'irtmciit .n Hs present, fumrtors and to our mind thi-> pivs.iMv(. i-.ity hall should bo u.wd entirel.v l>y the fire deiiartnient. A now city bull, could include spacious oflices for tliu city clerk and other olllcials, ,,nd tho poHuc force as well as a largo council chamber nr.d above all an auiNtorium that would provide us w-ith decent accommodation for pubtir. meetings. This hall could also be used as a thcativ. Pr. 0�l � lirni'th roalijscs tho n.-ce.ssity for all these things but he is not prepared to commit himself to such a scheme at present, as ho tclieves crther nukt-ters, of more im|X)rtancc, demand tho city's attention at the pn-sonc moment. ' hii a groat poS.sus.'s.on for K\w pooiHo. ' tjruduiilly the property t-ould bf'.m-provcd. until in tiniv.-, it, would be the linost park in .Alberta. .N'ow is tho time to secure possoasiou of thi.s uu-siirpns.sed pattu-al jiark .silj. Dr. (Jalbniith also favors taxing nt its full valut^, tho vacant luiid iib-oul the an.v is backing the I'Vlnumton team and the othor clubs are equally well flnan�'rosslor. in the statesthat this is a cold and frozt'ii country is decidedly erroneous. The climate up hero is almost ideal. lieing tKsir to the mountains, chinook w'.nds sveop through the low nia.ns to Ijc informed on the attitude of the Slayoralty candidates on civic proli-Joms. This week, we give tl�e views of Pr. (Jalbraitfa and next week wo hope to publish the opinion of his opponent, Mr. William Hcnders in. on munficipal pro*>loms the oth^r evening. While tho Dr. hns never .served at tbo council board, he has given close and thoughtful attention to .tII questions concerning the welfare of Lcthbridgo. The Herald believes that one of the matters deserving the imniedliato attention of the city council is (the i o-provemont of our walks and strod .n Edmonton yosterda.v aftor a hriof visit to the' other r�ties of tho loMgue. Ho reports everytMnir in n flourishing conditior.. Each club has forwni'ded its application fi-v� to i�>c. Farrell. of tha National association for protection, ar.d b.v tMs time we are officiially registcrotl in tho Nat. -ional association, of profcssiona baseball cluh.�. President: llobnson says that ha hiis alroad.v receiveveral appti'.'-ations for the poslKoii of umpire in tho new league. Medicine Mat has en-gag-xl a manager in Cincinnatti. OhSo, to sien an ent'iiv leanr in that territory ar.d bring them up to the Hat in for tho opening of '.ho league scn.sou, Ma.v 20. Tho will play games on the route at all th.i large cities, ar.d w-r;."sontalive meeting of tho bus.n.'ss and professional mch of the city. While tho attendance was not ove''.-whelmiingly hirge, yet the promoters of the propo.'tit'ion wv-m mor,-� than plenscti at tho way those present took liold of the idea and decided so unanimously to Imck it up and 'vxwi Mx.dlcine i-uprosentcd in the Ijoa-gne by a team which would bo n iri'dil to tho city. It was deeded to form a joint.stotk i-ompun.v, capitalized at * 10.000, vldo Oimplo io luianre the club through tha season even ur.ul up $'\ for each share for which they subscribe. Five of tho gentlemen pres'^-nt took up .91700 worth of tha .vtock during the ovon-ing' au'.i it was decid.vl to incorpor-ato the company nt once. The fair and W|uitablo manner in which tho League is to Ik; financed was pointed out, each club drawi.ii;-oO per cent of the gate rccei|*ts in all games it plays. Through this proceduiie i-ximonlon and Calgiry clubs will share tho g�ite money received in cities with Mettlciins Hat and l>!thl)ridga when tho latter dubs go thoro and in tho return games here and in I.elhhridge will only claim half the gat,:. Thc. Our best wrool fleece lined at 81 .CO. Penmans all wool unshrinkaWo heavy ribbed at 1.00, has no equal in Ue trade. Penman's fancy srtripe alt wool, a fancy garment'. Mons slzee 1.50 .^nd long men 1.70. GLOVES AND MITTS. Moca Buck silk lined 1.50. 1.73 and 2.00. Moca buck wool Hnod 1.00, 1.25 and 81.50. Moca buck, plain, unliued, 81.35 and 81 SO. Boys' Clothing We are at homa In the clothing trade. We have something good tor the boys: Boys two piece su.ts. good warm tweed 82.50 and 83.00. Boys three piece suits, good, warm, tweed 84,50, 85.00 acs this tall than wo did .n two previous years. Why? Wo have tho corrtfct cap. We have tho lowest price. See the values and you are convinced. Our leaders are at 75c and 81-00. Fur Department. We arc now making havoc among the furs. Each day lessens our-sto:k We are cutting down deep into ihe prices. All our cheap (ur-lined }ac'K> ets are gone. We will offer the best now at the cut prices. We bought too many high priced gannents but thoy must go. Black Astrachan Jackets flne rurl 825, 830 and 835. Black IV>rsian Lamb mink trim 8175.00. Ladles brown fur stole 60 inches long. Price f4.S0. Ladies brown fur stole, 84 inches long. Price $7.00. Ladies oapcfino, Astrachan, with 4 sablt tails 810-00 Ladies caperiae, electric seal. As -trachaa tl#nuning at 812.50 and 815.00. Ladies caperine, electric ar.d French seal, with sable trim $20.00, $25.00 and 830.00. Clcarinf Prices in Ladies' Short Coats We have about three dozen loft. Colors blue, black and fawn, Tliey are cheap at our regular price but' we mean to get thcrei out and' vill sell goods worth 812,00 for $8.50. Coats worth 810.00 for 87.00. Coats worth $7.50 for $5.00. Children's Long or Short Coats Worth 87.50 selling for $5.00. Worth $5.00, selling for $4,00, A few odd lines, clearing nt $2.'>0 to 83,r.O, Worth double. Ladies' Three-Quarter Coats We have hoard nothing but com-pliments on our stock in this lino. Wo have the correct color, wo navo tho correct cut. Our prices at� tho iiest to bo had and range from 88.00 to 825.00. House Furnishings Tapestry aciuarcs imported direct and wo have them- in all the new ilo-signs. Prices $10, 812..50, $15,. and 81800. Velvet squares $25, 830 and $.15. WILTON SQUARES. Xn, our experience as dry goods men those are the flnest wcJtavee\'or handled. But not too good, we think for liothbridge, Pnjces 835.00, $50.00 and $60.00. WE INVITE INSPECTION- Our Prices are Low. �. J. HILL CO. Our Terms are Liberal. ;