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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 1, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald, Saturday, October Capital, lest no4 Undivided Fwflls Total Asstte Over Spend the Balance Don't spend all you like andsavethebalance. I there is any. pave what yotr'know you spend the rest. Tha in a few years, will be the difference" betwc poverty and independence. C )pen a Savings Account now, in this Bank. It will make the sa wing easier. THROUGH THE BLUE GOGGLES Main cor. Round Rodpath Stt I G. R. TINNING Sub-C ifice Westminster Rd., N. Ward i Stirling H. Roach, Acting Manager. Grassy Lake- -A. W. Saillie, Manager. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE ED WALKER, C.V.O., L.L.D., D, C. L, PRESIDENT ALEXANDER LAIRD, GENERAL MANAGER PAID-UP CAl 8ITAL RESERVE FUND, f HEAD OFFICE: TORONTO LONDON, ENG.: ?'2 Lombard Street, E.G. NEW YORK: 16 Exchange Place I jtEHCO CITY: Avenida San'Francisco, No. 50 In addition fto the offices named above the Bank has branches in every Prbv! hee of Canada (including all the most important cities) and in the pri .ncipal Pacific Coast seaports of the United .States. 211It is, thoro' equipped for the handling of collections and other banking in the territory covered by these branches. "Y1" Lethbridgej Branch C 1L Nourse, Mgn Is the time ripe in -Lethbridge for a street car system By the time it- will take to get one in operation, will the city be large enough to make in a businesslike manner, -a paying proposition? Not necessarily pay dividends, but, come reasonably close to paying operating expenses and the interest on the money borrowed Last fail the ratepayers decicred, in no uncertain voice, in favor 01 a municipally owned system .ir.J against the granting of a franchise 10 a pri- vate company. It was generally thought at that lime that one of first moves of the council would "be to wrestle 'with the preliminary steps in the matter., Nothing- has been done, ...however, beyond the gathering of a Small amount of information cor ering storage battery cars, a few tests of which have been carried out somewhere down in New York. Some information at least should have, been obtained as to the costs of various -systems and what earnings might be expected by the time one of them could be put into operation in Leth- bridge. Among the loudest advocates of a 'street railway last fail were a num- i her of leading citizens, who were'be- hind the proposed or who, in.ihe of the granting of which, would probably have .become large shareholders. Talk: with'any .of these j men. now and they declare it would be, a losing proposition for years to come, and that they would be sorry indeed to see Lethbridge embarking upon such a disastrous sea. at the present time. Another large section THE! MOLSONS BANK Paid Up Reserves Eund Head Office: 78 Branches in Canada. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT of and "lip-wards received aiid in- .tei'estj allowed from date of deposit. "t U. S. anyd Foreign Exchange bought and sold at rates. A General Banking Business Transacted. L-ETHBRIDG5E BRANCH DIAMOND (MTY BRANCH K. D. JOHNSON, Manager D. C. MORRISON, Manager ofLethbridge's.most prominent and, influential, men -own automobiles in they glide, easily to. and from j their places-of business or. wherever they want ,to go. The heed of a street car service., consequently, is not brought very, forcibly home to j them. The latter cannot see, the_forr'j mer don't want to see. 'The people to whom the need is forcibly are the common people, the people who can't afford automobiles and who have no dreams ever of be- coming traction magnates. Lethbridge' is by force of circum- stances', oddly situated. Its business section is at one end of the city'.in- stead of in the centre. By reason" of its being bounded on the west by 'a deep and broad yalley and on the north by unopened tracts of land and coal mines belonging to the A. R. I. -Co., Its growth is confined to two directions, east and southland a giv- inqrease.r in population, therefore acquainted with at least half a doz- en families within a, block of his own home, women iu which do not eo down town, owing to the tedious walk; more than once a week and of- ten Jess than that. And Lethbridge is growing, With the utmost haste a street car system could- not be installed and" put into operation in. less time than two years from- now. By then Lethbridge's pop ulation will be and many of us hope au-d believe considerably more than that. If construction on a sys- tem'.were commenced early next yeari it is doubtful whether it could bi' completed for initial operation be- fore, tw-o years from today. A belt line judiciously laid out would almost be-a paying proposition right now; within "the shortest time it could be put into operation, if properly and carefully financed by the city, it is see how a" belt line could..lieljf but earn sufficient to pay operating'expenses interest on the Debentures floated to construct and. equip it. IT IS YOUR DUTY TO YOURSELF AND FAMILY ;i ,i FOR THE'FUTURE. A LITTLE MONEY WISELY WILL BRING YOU DOLLARS fasiire your earning time is coming when you ahonld have When labor as represented by your salary, will not-take care of you. YOU MUST FACE THE CONDITIONS OF OLD AGE What better prospects can you picture than the ovmership of a choice tract -with Eatt Coleman? Here .is independence for youth acd a pension for old age, with a producing, capacityysufficientVto meet ail wants-of sell and family. Invest BOW white lots are cheap. LARGE LOTS LOW PRICES EASY TERMS Thomas Crahan, Owner, Michel, E. 0> Toe Graf ton. Agent; Goleman, -Mia. has been much benefitted -by-; the cement sidewalks and-other-local improvements carried .out in 'that section this year, but one cannot pass down Westminster Road without having it brought home forc- ibly, that.a mistake-or blunder has been inade'in setting the light holes in instead of in the street. In the first .'place .it is not in con- formity or keeping with .the other r 'streets in the city and in the second place they -have "been, set back alto- gstfcer .too far. The town of Mac- leod; which carrying out some paving work during -the past .year, .has adopted the plan of. setting all their poles two or three, inches in on the walks with a delightful, effect. But after practical- ly; the whole1 of.'the city "of Leth- bridge has--been paved with the poles in the street, it is certainly a bad mistake to change this police on one 'street, particularly a that has become so important as ha-s West- minster.. -The electrical department .the" engineer ing department, the coun- cil, .or whoever was responsible for, it probably ..thought their reasons were but'whatever those rea-j- sons .were, the property owners affect- ed would jhave none of it if thev had Fire Insurance ".'-f. Real Estate City and Farm Loans The H. Macbetypcy Bherlock Block. forces1 residence--m-J.these twice-ias "Tar .oul 'two direc- .from 'the business section as would he the case, were there room for growth, as well, upon the other two sides. The need of a street railway "is consequently felt more keenly in Lethbridge at tho present time, .than it would be in most other cities' of the same popula- tion. It another one of those matters ".which causes the aver- age ratepayer, to' lose all patience with city councils and officials. This leads to the whole "ques- tion of civic government again. Un- less an alderman is using his posi- tion owiifpri'vate gain, has it ever occurred tp'you, Ratepayer, that you' have-no1 moral right what- to'utter drre'single word cri- ticising' him- for any mistake or error INDIGNATION IN MEDICINE HAT Treatment of Wife of Brakeman Lynn by Thiel Detectives Medicine Hat, Sept: There are some of indignantion at the persistent methods employed by 01 judgment he may inadvertently J. the representatives of the Thiel De- make He gives his time and men- tal energy free to your business. You Telegrajihic Briefs At Halifax, .41 Id. Edwards was overcome by smokja at a and had a narrow escape. Harry Lesuik, for stealing a horse 'at Mundare, Saska-.tcherwan, got txvo years in penitentianry. Mrs. Marj- Des Is let and her daugh- ter, Vivian Des Islet, were commit- ted for trial at Belfi'evrlle on' a charge of unlawfully disposing of the body "of Dr. de Van's Female Pills A reliable French rejjnlai or; never fails. These pills are exceedingly powerful In regnlattag the generative portion of tne female system. Refuse all cheap imitations. Dr. de Van's are sold at S5 a box, or three for 510. 1 tailed to any address. Scobell Dmg Co., S t. Catharines, Ont. an infant, of which the daughter, who is 19 years of age, is alleged to have been the mother. Arthur Olive; of St. N. B., fell four stories down an elevator shaft and wect to work again next day. J. R. Roaf, a Toronto barrister, met the Collingwoo-d Board of Trade and discussed a proposition to estab- lish extensive iron works there. If the town grants a free site, and a bonus of a new company may be formed which will take over' ami enlarge the buildings and plant of the Northern Iron and Steel Company, which recently went into liquidation. While Clarence-H. Car, Oxford, N. in the act of selling his house and barn, the latter was discovered to be on fire. Both barn and house were burned at a loss of Just how does this lop-sided shape of Lethbridge work out in the distri- bution of population and the distanc- es people are compelled to live from the business centre Place the popu- lation of Lethbridge at, say, at least live, beyond a radius of half a mile from the post office. Half of these perhaps a few more, will live -between the half mile and the mile circles, and the remaining beyond the mile. This means that people have to walk two miles an-d more every time they go "down town" ared back, and another over a mile.. In these days of haste and hurry who will say'that i nine-tenths of these people- would not giv-e tion him not one cent for his services. in, remunera- Hoiv would you like it if you gave hours of your time, and your brain-power to an- To those who use electric motors, generators, or any electrical machinery. This concerns you: .Our specialties are power work, instal- ling private or central station plants, conduit installations. jN'o undertaking is too laro-e O O for us. Remember that we are the only elec- tric power mechanics in Southern Alberta, which we can prove by any test submitted to us. We neither ask nor desire favors. We stand on merits alone, but we ask you on an economical basis to give us a trial. If your motor will not work, or if others have failed to locate the trouble or repair it without sending your raolor away to the makers which causes iianecessary delay. We will give you a written guarantee to buy you a new motor or dynamo if we fail to locate trouble and repair same. We rebuild motors and dynamos. We install and repair everything electrical. Remember money. the name ana address because it will save you LEICESTER take street cars every were available Whv time if they Spectator is tective Agency, in the investigations conducted in this city in the Lynn case. Mrs. Lynn, whose husband was ar- rested immediately after the alleged chloroforming -offence on the C.P.R. passenger train about five weeks ago, is noi a cent for and for which) HP.- Pmin-.h m return you receive nothing but abuse and criticism 1 How would you stand it before up your hands in disgust ing you would have no more of it When the ratepayers pay the admin- istrators of their affairs, then and only then, will they and only they have the right to demand, as they have at the present the ritrht to do- rnand from their paid officials, that they shall carry Out their work sat- was visited at her home on Fourth Avenue no less than five times., and according to her story, which is cor- UD vnnr hinHt: in i A roborated br manv of her friends, up vour hands m disgust and dedar-jwas subjected to much unnecessary annoyance. On one occasion when the Lynn baby was ill the visit was made be- tween 9.30 and 11 o'clock at night and a portion of the time was con- sumed by the men in an attempt to FRUIT LANBS IN BRITISH UPPERJOKANAGAN VALLEY "Upper'Ok'aiqagap. Valley produces.'abundajifcly, orchard and garden pears, V berries, blackberries, currants, etc, and vegetables-that excelled anywhere. The reason'is sec- lion alone of the Ok- anagan Valley requires .ho irrigation, Nature, supplying .the required moisture, which promotes- a more- vigorous grovrth than" does that fur- nished by the .ingenuity" of man. The climate is .a long, warm; sunny- season, the soil fertile" and product- ive; the markets unlimited.; the shipping facilities most Okanag- an branch of the.C. RIL-and the Shuswap River with its miles of navigable. waters both run through CARLIN "ORCHARDS which have been subdivided into from 10 to 20 acre blocks and are offered at from to acre; a small caslr payment down; the in 1, 2 and 3 years. Grihrod Station is situated at Garlic Orchards. If you would like to know _ _ _ more about this district, and-how- productive and -what a.pleas- ant, interesting, as well as remunerative business fruit farming: is in the Upper Okanagan Valley, send us yaur "address, and receive our illustrated literature, etc. We want--to-hear'-from, you. Write today.- Rogers, ElscU McUipioe Selling 52i Pender Street W. Vancouver, B. C. isfactorily to those from whose pock- ets come their salaries. This mav nut agree with everyone's ideas ST haps, but it is logic, nevertheless is' al Mr' n it not And it is only applying 'the methods ot business to city a'fiairs SPECTATOR. THE LETTER BOX Arrivals in one day at Edmonton comprised 12 Americans, 6 English 2 Irish, 4 Russians, and 3 Norwegians. REPLY TO FATHER ROSENTHAL Editor. Lethbridge- Herald j reading the 'otter in j last night's "Hiraid" I'ather I Rosenthal, I feel that the same -is r.ot I the sort that should have bfei writ-i ten .by the head of a leligious body, j We'arc told in the iiible ih.it "'thei poor we have always vith MS, there- fore is it not everyone's to help GUARD THEIR HEALTH! Children Who Grow Very Fas? Need Careful Watching. ELECTRIC POWER EXPERTS 1110 Reclpatb Street, Lethbridge Next to infancy, the years between ten or twelve and eighteen are the mcs: critical-in life, especially -for the boys and girls who grow too fast. Rapid growth and the physical changes that are raking place render them parti- cularly liable to weakness and dis- orders of the digCS- Dr- Morse's Mian tive svstem. kidneys hfaiflif and aappjr. or lungs that very frequently, when allowed to run on, condemn them to a lifetime of suffering. It is most important that at this period of life those organs which carry off the body's waste and bowels, the, kidneys and the skin should be kept active and vigorous. Nothing will do this more effectively than that good old-fashioned remedy, Dr. Indian Root Pills. I: sets directly on each of these organs, enabling them to do their work properly, and thus Sept. announce-j keeps the whole system pure and healthy. them Surely it is not a rime to j be p9or. This, I believe, is :he fi.st fund j that has been raised in their rcncfii, j while, the hospital has had many rnu-j nificent subscriptions and the result j of last year's fists en- tirely with the people where give their donations, should they ijisap- prove of this year's fund then then" can easily send their lot to'ihe hos- pital. My opinion is that if tlic- poor provided for better, ihe lul's roll of'paiients not ite .-'o iinvv. I fail to see the religion in of this kind. In many large cities ii, is ill? of the clergy of all for funds for their poor ihe .vho'e year round. I hope someone with a PHI than mine will take this un, :iiank- ing you for the, space T have Yours rcspectfiifly, "ITELP-ONE-ANO TH get from Mrs. Lynn a confession that her husband was a scalawag and a crook who had been -in prison pre- viouslr in the cast. She was told confessed to pre- vious crimes, to imprisonment for stealing clothing in Maine, and to j jhaxing come west to live down his i past, and she was advised to confirm his alleged statements and save the authorities further trouble. She was also assured that the autiiorities had five witnesses to prove this and pre-j vious similar charges against Mr. I Lynn and that "he would be sent! down, sure." To this she retorted! somewhat spiritedly that if this were the truth, need not spend more time al that in an endeavor to secure additional unnecessary testi- The Lynns came to Medicine Hat June lOih last, from Oquossoe, Maine, where Mr. Lynn had been employed on the Portland and Rumford Falls line for eight years. ON DESERT WELSH MINERS OPPOSE A GENERAL STRIKE Phone 1332 ment of the ballot taken by r.ue South Wales miners on the question of a j general-'strike in support of the Cam- i iman miners, show" that the majority; against the proposition was r_ 'i'fte Smi-.Ii Miners will, how-' I: I ever, aid tbc Cambrian mon i arc oui. Dr, Morsis Indian Root' Pills arc itiil made from precisely the same formula as when our grandparents used them, for nothing better has ever been devised. Made by W. H. Corastock Co., Ltd., Brockvilie, sold by all dealers ti box. Kious Lookout, Ont., Sepr. Ford has come back to civilisation after being marooned on an island in j bac Seul for forty-five days. He had a- terrible experience, and .his ner- ivous system is still in bad shape. He joame up from Dulurh to prospect and trap along the English River, but was deserted by his companion, who took both guns, all valuables and a large j snare of the provisions. Ford dirt his best to attract the attention of Hudson's Bay Company's steamer, wnich passed occasionally, .but was loilod many times. Finally Jse chang- ed the location of his camp, and .light- ed a hugh bonfire. The steamer tnen bore down .on his improvised nome, and rescued him-. The police are looking for the false friend who deserted him. BEAUTIFUL SHRUBS Are you aware of the large number of fine hardy Flowering Shrubs that are perfect- ly hardy on the prairie and will thrive there.i year after year, getting more beautiful year? We can send you a selection of twelve varieties, three years old, that will all1 MOGUL this coming summer and all will be blooming at different periods.from spring un- til fall. The selection includes Lilacs, Snow-: balls, Spire as. Wiegelias, Syringas, Elders., Berberries, Snowberries, Deutzias, Honey- suckles, etc., etc. All two to three feet high, three years old, regular value This all express charges pre- paid to your nearest express office at special- price. For 30 days only of Place per dozen Nurseries Mirror Lake, B. C. To fill the vacancy in the Quebec legislative council, caused by the ap- pointment of Hon. Blaise Le'tellier in the the names are mentioned Cleophas Blouin, MX. A. for Lev- is; Br. "SVIorissett, M.L.A. for Dor- chest-er, and Uric Berthc, editor a La Vigie. Mai shall, M.A., pro- fessor pi English at Queen's univt-r- sity, Kingston, has resigned, havinc j the Of the Wel- biirn, Saslc., high school. ORDER YOUR SUIT OR OVERCOAT From to to measure only to choo.sc from. ;