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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 4, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRID6E HERALD S'MPSON A BUCHANAN Publishers W. A. BVCHAMAK SaBSCRlPTION: ^nAdvaact* tlSO  year O.herwlse 2.00 a year ADVERTISING: Pat Month  SLOO Per Inch OUR STREETS. W� want to see Lettebridge grow, but not in population alone. . We muat grow in eneiigy, in appearance, in Unity and in cnthuaiaam., Without these assets in our campaign'to oVl^e a�d>bHdgie bigger and better n^e'caohtit expect rmults. Just, a word about the appearance of the city. Letbbridge looks well ii you keep your eyes off the streets and boulevards, but when you take a glance downu-ard, if you have any ci\tc pride at all, yoti feel ashamed. Our streets arc in a deplorable condition. They arc as full of bitmps" a.s the proverbial rocky road which led irto Dublin. What the city needs is a stone crusher and ' a grader that will keep the roads level and free from these disgustirg lumps that jolt a conv^eyonco every time one passes along. Again the weeds or the streets and boulevards woukl lead a stranger to believe the city was a deserted liiiace. Weeds should nevar grow where there is energy and activity. Some of our streets are a dl.sgracp. The remedy is -a scra|>(;|; Ihot will clean them all out. Thoy Jimy come up again, but keep scraping theni out and the streets look better. any indication, they are hustling freight and mail service ha\v ntnxco' towns, with a population of enor - driven it to the insane asylum. Jiut getic, thrifty |)erisins and modem in its ambitions. Buy a steam roller and httv�e our streets kept in presertablo shape. The crop of weeds in some-of Leth-bridgc's streets would rur> rtbout 150 bushels to the acre. Itemember it ts SheriW Young the future. in A niBLICmf CONMISSrONER. What Lethbridge ncotls is a publicity commissioner. The liuard of Trade should appoint him and pay him, out o( the grunt given by the City Council, ontl the revenues of the Board, which could be largely inrrcascd it the mcmb-.-r-ship fee was made at leost $3 | of the reasons that I'al Hurns. the meat king of Canadti. is so popular is because of his democratic spirit. In Calgary he has the finest rcsid -once in.Western Canada where ho cn = tertains in a most lavish riiaiii i>r. And yet the other night he rodo from Calgary to Maclood in tho 5ni-uiigrant car with some frieids to lio sociable. That is the way Burns is ntode and it is a pity that thoi� aro not more like him. Munoy will wv-er hurt him." But os a irattor of fact, heaps of us that money woulil never hurt, ride in thoso iminigrant cars every time wb innkc n trip from Calgary to Mauleod. Wh.v tho other night three such distiiiffuishod journalists as Mott of the Fernie I,o!l-ger: JIagell of tho News, and David Hearst Elton, had to sit . on slat seats, ond with Ohinamc-n all alxiu^ them, on a trip from Calgary lo Macleod. It didn't aficct their dig -nity though the.v di-d suffer phy.sical lorment. Pat Uurn.s is I'.kc the iv.sf, of sensible people ha makes tho licst of what the CP.It. provjiles. A POOR SERVICE. Tha telegraph system, which the people of I.�thbridge haye to realize tho fact. Why shouldn't the C.P.R. telegraph Co. be able to handle business here as expediously as in Ontario? Why should people have to wait half a day or more to get a ' tcle-gramto its destination? Why fdtould the continual excuse Ire offered "wires down between here and Winnipeg" or "between here and Calgary." Surely to goodness the tcl^raph company has enough business in the west to warrant three or four commercial wires. At present it looks as though wo were dcpemi-ing upon one. Wait till competition comes an'i see how quickly the system will improve. As long as tho company has the n-est at its mercy the system will 1m! as it is, unless the people raise a howl that will make the comiMiny sit up ami listen. Apart from that our only salvation .s rompe'tition and it car't come too soon. The Ottawa Ooverninont will never he criticised if .it always ma'ces as sensible appointments as that of Chorles A. Stuart to the bench. Mr. Stuart is a lawyer of ability, integrity and industry and he will be a distinct credit to the judiciar.v ol Alberta. We hope the powders -.viil sec that ho is locatc supported. Leader Robertson, the Opposition loader, has not proved himself to be a mkin of broad mind or energetic spirit, and has not warranted any such encouragement as the election of an adtlitional supporter might give him. There was nothing "dead" about A. E. Mooi-e. w-ho has just l-efl lla.v-mond to reside in Calgary. Ilo was a booster from Iloostervillc. tta.v-niond can never value the work ho drd for it. while he resided there. He took cil'lzcnship seriously and inlon-tifiorl himself with, all the orgnni-Nations that wouM help the town and community. He hocanio the life of some of thes-e and now that ho has left, his absence will telt, proljobly more than RaA-mord ever realized. One men can make himself a mrighty factor in a town and A. 15. Moore was that sori. C. M. ARNOLD LEAVES To Accept a Position in New Mexico. Railroad accidents seem to be the worst epidemic Canada is suffcrirg fron� at present. Xcarly every day rows comes of some disaster or other. The city should have put down every year a certain amount of cem'iit walks. I^t us gradually get rid of the wooden sidewalks, which have to be continually replaced. GOSSIP By the ON THESID� Tattler EMTORIAL MOTES. At the Alberta Press Association 1 met the proprietor of the Golden. B.C., Star. We spent most, of the time in a controversy as to why he did. not call the paper the OoMen Rule. He claimed it wouldn't have paid, if he had named it that. Ver.v general and genuine i-egrct was expressed in the city when it was learned that C. M, Arnold, chief engineer of the A.R. & I. Co. had resigned to accept a.t important pos: tion on an irrigation project in Nijw Mexico. It can he safely saifl tliat no gontlcmaii. has enjoyed tho lo-sjjoct and esteem of l.ythbridgc people to a greater extent than .Mr. Arnold. In professional and soc-iil life he t>osscs.scd ahost of friond.s. who trust that his absence in Now Mexico will not lie of a pormnncnl nature. Mr. Arnold, will be associated with fi. G. Anderson, consulting engineer, Denver, Col., formerl.v oj the .'\.H. A 1. Co. and his headquarters will be at Albuqucrquo New Mexico, A. M. Grace is also associated with Mr. Anderson in engineering work at Greeley, Colorado. Mr. /^old left for New Afexico t n Tuesday morning. Mrs. Arnold will romain ir: the city for some time Ijeforo joining her husband. Watch I.ethbridge grow. Udhbritlge is a fine city, but if all get together and boost, we can make it a goed deal bigger and better than it Is. The Herald Is growing in.iavor ev. ery day. Vow subscribers are being added every day. Attother toMk has opened in the Pass. The Pan is going to be one of the grcatest oentres of industry in Westam CawuU:' VnUmHMl. wealth .has yet to he unsarthad in t>iat din- triet, ', ; Inoisfall and Okotoka are not latgs placea but tf the InsiaUil Prpviaca and Okoteka^Itoviaw ' ttrs Rev. A. M. Gordon while in Medi-cineMat last week had the title of "Dr." conferred upon him by the Medicine Het News. Did you ever notice the habit newspapers get in-to^-especittlly across the border- of calling every minister a Itoctor and every politician an honorable. I want to pay a tribute to "Old Man" Simpson of the Cranbrok. Herald. Everybody krows him to wiohl a bright and virile pen, but that he pos.sesse.s even greater xhil -iiy, as an orator, may not !� known lo everybody. I heard him talk at the banquet at Medicine Hat and 111 wager a section of land to a coyote thathe is the Iwsy spell IHiider this sitfe of Sir Wilfrid I.rfiuricr'h stijnp-ing^^ ground in Ottawa, it is i ot guff that he talks either, but c -n-mon sense, He thrills e\"ery v.-m l if Iveader Macdonald of the B.C. Lib-orals had heard him at the Kiit that night, Simpson would have bcen-miirkod for a Cabinet positici!. Did you ever meet "Boiji' Ktl wards of the Opener? Isn't he as harmless ns a dove? Coauei.  iul company,ho is, but nothing loi.d or lM>iKtcrous about hini. ' ll.>!>" gets near to humanity but not l.y keeping his mouth going all th.t iimio but by listening to other people tall.-Some people try to picture 'lob .i.s a freak, but he doesn't, look it. Ilo upiieniit tu nw to bo nvore M iv saint than a lot of brothers aiKl (listers who try to car^y that app>)l-laHon; _ Camrose in a ncv town oa-t of Wetaskiwin, It has had troubles inra Its birth. Poor passongfer, WM. VANHORN DEAD Horse Fell on Him and Caused Fatal Injuries. A few days ago ahorse fell on Wm. A'an llbrne, a respected and \V(01 known rancher of tho Little Dow. His head was terribly bruised and he was brought to the Gult hospital. Everything Was done to save his life but without avail and he;! away yestenlay. He was 33 j-ears of age ami formerly lived in this city. He was n brother of Chos., George ar. lar 2,00 doz, special at...................... 1 65 per.doz. White Wool Blankets Made in the Hat, but later in Lethbridge, soft finish, all wool, sizes 64 x 84, 7 lbs. marked price 6,00 per pair, special at.................................. 5 OOperpr. Flannelette Blankets In white and grey, 11.4 size, regular 1.25 per pr., special at 1 00 Marseilles Quilts A bargain in Quilts which no one should miss,- 11-4 size, fine quality, regular 2.50 each, special at.............. 2 00 A Snap in Linoleum 2 pieces Naims Linoleum, heavy quality, 4 yards wide, regular 2.50 per yord, special sale price............ 2 15 yd A Carpet Bargain 4 pieces of all-wool Carpet, very neat patterns. 36 inches wide, regular price. 70c per yord. special at;.,^........ 55c yd Eiderdown Comforters We hove a tM'outiftd range of these goods which you should see, all marked at close prices to clear quickly, we hove them from................................. 4 50 to 9 50 Penman's Underwear for Men Fine natural all-wool Underwear, unshrinkable, the kind we usually sell at 2 75 suit; special at ........____... 2 15 rait A Snap in Men's Boots 40 pair of Men*s Box Calf Bala, bhitcher cut, made of the very best leather and o fitter, all sizes, regular 3.75 per pair, special sale price.............................. 3 00 Women's Boots 30 pair of Women's Dongolo Lace Boots, patent toe, Cuban heel, all sizes and o beauty, regular price 3 50. special at....................................... 2 95 pr These are the Best Bargains Ever Offered in Lethbridge - HUDSON'S BAY CO. LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA � LOCM. lUDGET, Car of II. and K. Roller Oit-, a', the IWnlley Company, Limited. The Sacrantent of tho Lord's Sup per will,bo dispensed in Knox churcii on Sunday .morning. Rev. .1. v.. llughson will preach at the service in Wesley Church on Sunday. Evenitg siib.ioct: ' Tlie Yoimg Man in the West. His pos-sibllities and his perils." A now sidewalk Is l)eing Inid on nurdntt St. from tho station, to the Methodist ehuroh. The old . i. -.i on tho eiwt side, from ItediiiK.h Ktriet south is being rovilaocd with n touv foot walk. Thnf long flelaywl .sliipmont of English .dinner wore hns now arrived for the Bentley Company lild. .Tames .T. Hill, the railroad mag -nale. hns three sons in tho san>e bufriness. .famcH N.. the eldesu, Is vioc-pppsident of the Vorthern f*ftc-iflc; IjouIs W. Is first vice-president of the Oreat Northern, and Walt.n' IT. In right-of-way agent for a row-line' hi'twoen Sioux City and Omaha is generally understotKl that IjojIji. will ho his father's successor in tho railroad world. .T. and T. Hells sllptiers for ladi )s at the Bentley Company Ltimlted. The C. B. Bowman Agency it in this week's issue oiTering for sale thirty-three of the finest bultdins lots in the city and they shouhl ap-jteal to investor and speculator a, liko, of their desirable location aiwl the small price per lot anil the toi;m.s under which they ani sold. Re\-. IJr. Ilryce, professor in Manitoba College, Winnipeg, and one of the Ijcst known Presbyterian tUviiiea in, Western Canada spent Tuesday in the city. He has been on n tour of the country. He reports that Brit Columbia is picking ua rapidly and he expects great growth there in the next few years. Mr. .v. Mitchell, chief weed inspector of the pi'ovince arrived home last night. He attended the fairs at Ma-grath, Cardston, Raymond and .vas as far east as Moose Jaw. One of the interesting items of observation was n: wild apple seedling on tho railway track at Wren. The seed  ling fifteen inches long.-E3dm (on Ilulletin. General Manager B, E. Walker of tho I'ank of Commerce, when hero last week said that the new Bank of-Montroai building here, vns in his mind, the finest that bank had in the.west. Ho was surprised at the superior quaKty of the brick ar.d excellence of tho work of the brick-la.vcrs and said it could not bo beat on in Toronto. The Elko correspondent of (he Fernie Free Press says: A very cn-ioyable danc� was given Thursday night by Mrs. Klingoremith In the .spacious diningroom of the Elk hotel, in honor ^f Mrs. McKensie of lj5tW>ri to the discussion ot an able paper given by Miss McLennan on "The Christian Way to Deal With Enemies. " Tho league purposes changing its mooting night to onn arVicr in tho week '^ut'this week's meeting will lye hold on B'rWay as usual. It will be the regular monthly consecration service. No .no newl stay away Ix-cause ol having no invitation as everyone is coKlially uolcomcd. Lethbridge friondB will road tho following item from the Calgary Herald with regret: Mrs, W. H. CusMng received  telegram last njght stating that Mias Cushing, who is visiting the coast with her f�thor,' had heen taken suddenly ill at Victoria, and that it had iieen micesHary to perform an operation for appendicitis; Mrs. Oushing and her son-in-law P. F. Higgs. wdl ioavo for the coast today. ' Inspector Generaux of the Royal Northwest, Mourtod Police has been transferred from Prince All)ert to Buttleford and Inspector Ponnyfalh-or, of White Itorso takes place at IMnco Albert, ^ GOLF CLUB. The first competition of the abo%'e club will l)o played on Satui>day the eth^ The dravs for the competition resulteti in tho foilowing: F. O. Wootis (scratch; plays Dr.. Cam(>t)ell (scratcfc); ,C. O. K. Nour.w la, W. A. Buchanan IS; .1. Kakin 27 H. McBeth 27; AH. Cuhncll 27. A. G. Lucas 18; W. Tramner 72, .T, Mc-lieth .10, It. A. Biddie scratch, Mr. McMicking scratch: E, M. O'Donnoil 18, A. W. Hings scratch; Mr. Higin-botham 27, L.M. .Tohnstono 27; Mr. .Mcl^in 87. P. W. Tullor 87; O. V, Bennett 27, Mr. Pegsenden 37. All scores nuist be returned to tlM Secretary, Mrs. W. A, Buchanan not later than Tuesday tho 0th. The prize is a new Gait Club and it will lie awarded to tho pla}-er who returns the., best net score, on two rounds.. Players are asked to arrange wltH their op|>oncnts ns to time of starting. , . llov. n. A. Kobinson has rei^ his pastorate at Coleman to accept a call lo Lncomlie. He will he irlie-ceoflod by the Hov. K. B. Bfturr, � graduate of Kings. College of WlnJ-Hor, X. S. ;