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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 4, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE HER AID S'MPSON A BUCHANAN Publishers G. SIMPSON W. A. BUCHANAN SUBSCRIPTION: n Advaacti �1.50 a year O.herwlae �2.00 a year any Indication, they arc hustling I freight aiul mail service have neai'.-y towns, with a population of cjnor-! driven It to tho Insane asylum. Dm goUc, thrifty |x>oplo. Newspapers ! nn Englishman fearless and buoyant., arc usually a first class Index to u: cumc there and started a paper. Jt town, and ns these papers are first | yelped so persistently and so loudly class papers, we conclude that In - at the naughty railroad and ti-.o nisfail und Okotoks are first class wretched postal service that. vho tan- J -jlo was soon straightened out and ADVERTISING: Pet Month  91.00 Per Inch OUR STREETS. Wo want to sec Lethbridge grow, but not In population atoms. . We must grow in energy, In appearance in unity and in enthusiasm., With out these assets in our campaign' to riialtc Lethbridge bigger and better ice cannot expect results. Just a word about the appearance ol' the city. Lethbridge looks well if you keep your eyes off the streets and boulevards, but when you take a glance downward, if you have any cl\tc pride at all, you feel ashamed. Our streets arc in a deplorable condition. They arc as full of "bumps" ns the proverbial rocky road which led Irto Dublin. What the city needs Is a stone crusher ami a grader that will keep the roads level and free from these disgustirg lumps that jolt a conveyance every time one passes along. Again the weeds on tho streets and boulevards would lead a stranger to believe tho city was a de sorted plnce. Weeds should never grow where there is energy and act ivity. Some of our streets are disgrace. The remedy Is a scraper that will clean them all out. They limy come up again, but keep scrap ing them out and the streets will look better. places. George Hulas Foster, once Anuhcc minister of Canada, is not as g'roat n financier, as the Conservative party tried to make him out to be. Tho exposures boforo tho Insurance Commission at Toronto, convince us that he has been greatly over rated. Finance master Pickling has been hold up to ridicule and scorn by the Tory press, but ho will stand mighty favorable comparison with ex-Fin-ance Minister Foster. "if life worth living?" Sure U is, If you are ll\lng in bright, -balmy, beautiful Southern Alberta. That steam show! ought to bo moved from the station to some of our streets, so that the rough spcts can be removed. Lethbrklge's stiwts are not n i.redlt to a cliy that is enterprising and modern in its ambitions. Buy a steam roller and have our streets kept In preset table shape. Tho crop of weeds In some-of l**th-brldgo's streets would rur rtbout 150 bushels to the acre. DELAY! DELAY! ltomember It Is Sheriff Young the future. In October 1st signalized our birth as u Judicial centre. Now let us have, a judge here. The Ottawa Government will never be criticised if .it always ma;os as sensible appointments as that of Charles A. Stuart to the l>eneh. Mr. Stuart is a lawyer of ability, integrity and industry ami he will bo a ; distinct credit to tho judiciary oi  Alberta. We hope the po.wors w-.U j sec that he is located at LethUridt,o j Mr. Stuart's resignation creates a vacancy in the Legislature. He was' the member for Ololchcn. His successor should be a LHierul and -sho'ild 1h? returned by acclamation. The be largely Increased If the incralwr. | Ituthorford government, so far has ship foe was made nt least So per' given Alliertn an honest and pro-year. gross!ve administration and - closer.e I'so this publicity commissioner for to Ik- supported. Leader Itolwrtson. lroosting the city along in every the Opposition leader, has not prov-�|uartor of the country. ! od himself to l>o a n�in of broad Let him get alter every munufnc - i mind or energetic spirit, and has not turor ami every wholesaler ami point \ warranted any such encouragement A PUBLICITY COMMISSrONER. What Lethbridge needs is a publicity commissioner. The Hoard of Trade should appoint him ami pay him, out of the graV. given by the City Council, nnd the revenues of the Hoard, which could the t'amroso Mall, is now tho Uiiile by -which everybody swears. Capf.. Thomas is the quill driver to him, the only place on tho map is Cam rose. 'Old Man" Simpson tolls us: "One of the reasons that I'al Hums, the moat king 'of Canada, is so popular Is because of his democratic spirit.. In Calgary he has the finest rosid -once In. Western Canada whore he entertains In a most lavish imimor. And yet the other night ho rode from Calgary to Macleod in tho immigrant car with some friei ds to ho sociable. That Is the way Hums is made and it is a pity that there are not more like him. Money will tinv-or hurt him." tint ns a matter of fact, heaps of us that money would nover hurt, rido in those immigrant cars overy time we make a trip from Calgary to Maoleod. Why tho other night three such distinguished Journalists as Molt of tho Fornio 1/nl-ger: llngoll of tho News, and David Hearst Klton. had to sit . on slat j seats, ami with Chinamen nil alwuit, j them, on a trip from Calgary to j Macleod. It didn't alVoct their dig - j nlty though they did suffer physical j torment. Pat Hums is l'.ke tho ivsi | of sensible people he makes the best i of what tho CPU provides. \ There was nothing "dead" about A. P. Moore, who has just left Haymow! to reside in Cnlgnr.x. lie was | a booster from IVoostorvillo. Iliiy-mond can never value the work ho dkl for It. while hu resided there, lb-took cil'.zonship seriously and identified himself with all tho organi -/ations that wnukl help tho town and community. Ho became the life of some of those nnd now thnt h - j has left, his absence will le felt, prolmbly more than llnymnid ever ' roalixctl. One man can make himself a mighty factor in a town nnd A. V.. Moore was that sort. W� cannot occupy our new building before November and the selling season between that and the end of the year is too short to dispose of the immense stoek we bought for the opening of our new store on Sept. 1st. consequently we will sacrifice prices instead of carrying the goods over. New Dress Goods Direct from the Old Country, in fnncy tweeds, plain cloths and evening wear goods, all good values front ......................................40c to 2.00 per yd. New Silk Blouses A special line of these made of China silk, in white, sky and pink, nicely trimmed, all sixes, good value at 4.00. special at.......................................... 8 00 36 inch Flannelette In blue and pink stripes, nice soft finish, 30 ins. wide, regular loc quality, special at.................. 10c per yd. Table Napkins 10 doz, Linen Table Napkins, fine even finish, ijf size, regular 2.00 doz, special at...................... 1 65 per doz. White Wool Blankets Made in tho Hat, but Inter in Lethbridge, soft finish, all wool, sizes (54 x 84, 7 lbs, marked prico 6.00 per pair, special at.................................. 5 00 per pr. C. M. ARNOLD LEAVES j - i To Accept a Position In New Mexico, j Flannelette Blankets In white and grey, 11-4 size, regular 1.25 per pr., special at 1 00 Very gvnornl and genuine regret was expressed in the city when it j was teamed that C. M. Arnol.l. chief I engineer of tho A.It. & I. Co. had | resigned to accept or important pos- ! out Lethm-idge's unequalled advan - j as the election of nn additional sup- , tio, ,, nl) jri-igution .,r,jt,0( in N,.w | logos as an industrial centre ami i porter might give him. Mexico. It can ho mu.-I.v saM that I distributing point. -- ,, g^u-man. has onjoved the re-: Lrt Mm furnish information to tho; H*Hro�d1 accidents seem to ho Jh� nw| wUvm of K;ih,ir,, | prcssof the I'nited States nnd Rig-,TT1 �.Wem.c Canada Is suffer, g ; ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ , land about this district, so that in- from al l'rosent. Nearly every clay i ApnilU) tending settlers will have their heads low'> comes of some disaster or oth-| j.f(> ^ turned this way. or. We want a man who will he con- . ~~~~~ tlnt�lly working for lethbridge and, c,t�' Nhoul" hnvo 'n,t down ,A" its advancement, a man who will -veftrf ft Wrtftl" TT* "f T? , keep this city before the eyes of th3|*alk"- \A* W U��dually get r.d of the wooden sidewalks, which have to bo continually replaced. 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 Nnirns Linoleum, heavy quality, 4 yards wide, regular 2.50 per yard, special sale price............ 2 15 yd A Carpet Bargain 4 pieces of all-wool Carpet, very nent patterns. !{(� inches wide, regular price. 70c per yard, special nt.......... 55c yd Eiderdown Comforters We have a beautiful range of these goods which you should see, all marked at close prices to clear quicklv. 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 suit A Snap in Men's Boots 40 pair of Men's Box Calf Bals, blutcher cut, made of the very best leather and a fitter, all sizes, regular 3.75 per pair, special sale price.............................. 8 00 Women's Boots 30 pair of Women's Dongoln Lace Boots, patent toe, Cuban heel, all sizes and a beauty, regular price 3 50. special at........................... ........... 2 95 pr These are the Best Bargains Ever Offered in Lethbridge - world all the time; then there will he no new! to complain that we do not appear In the crop reports and nre forgotten ir. tho Winning paper*. A P00I SERVICE. Tho telegraph system, which tho people of Ijethbridge have to 'depend upon Is simply wretched. It is not. a system at all but merely a bluff. A company that frequently takes r:x seven and eight hours to get mxt -sages through from Calgary, ought to lose its franchise. The west is growing hut tho tole -graph company does not seem t j realize tho fact. Why shouldn't the C.l'.ll. telegrupn Co. bo able to handle business hero us expediousty as in Ontario? Why should peoplo have to wait half a day or more to get a tole-gramto its destination? Why should the continual excuse I o oflored "wires down between here and Winnipeg" or "between hero and Calgary." Surely to goodness tho telegraph company has enough business in tho west to warrant three or four commercial wires. At present it looks as though wo were depend -ing upon one. Wait till competition comes ani see how quickly tho system will improve-, As long as tho com|iany has tho west at its mercy tho system will Ito as it is, unless tho peoplo raise a howl that "Will make tho company sit up and liston. Apart from that our only salvation .s competition and it cat't come loo soon. GOSSIP By the ON THE SIDE Tattler Arnold. In professional and snci tl possossod nhost tissue luted with n. (1. Anderson, consulting eiifctnoor. Denver, Col., formerly oi' the A.It. & 1. Co. and his head- I quarters will be at Alliuqucrqui Now Mexico, A. M. tlrace is also as sociated with Mr. Anderson in ongin ecrlng work at (Invloy. Colorado ; Mr. Arnold left for New Mexico t n Tuesday morning. j Mrs. Arnold will r.'imun ii the ' city for some time boforo joining j her hustmnd. ! HUDSON'S LETHBRIDGE, BAY CO. ALBERTA EMTOtUt NOnlS. Watch I^othrrldgo grow. LothbrVdgo is a fine city, but If we all get together and boost, wo can make It a good ileal bigger ami bettor than it is. The Herald Is growing injavor �>v. pry day. Vew subscribers nro being added overy day. Another bank has opened In the Paw, The Pa*s is going to be one of the greatest centres of industry in Western Canada. Unlimited wealth has yet to ho unearthed In t'mt district. Innlsfall and Okotoks are not large places tout it tho Innisfail Province and Okotoka Review ' are At tho Alberta Tress Association I met the proprietor of tho Golden. U.C., Star. We spent most, of the lime ;n a controversy as to why ho did not call the pa|wr tho Golden Itule. Ho claimed it wouldn't have paid, if he had named it that. Hcv. A. M. Gordon whilo in Mcdi-cineHat last week hod tho title of "Dr." conferred upon him by the Medlttno Hat News. Did you ever notice tho habit newspapers got into-especially across tho border- of calling overy minister a Doctor and every politician an honorable. 1 want to pay a tributo to "Old Man" Simpson of the Cranbrook Herald. Kverytiody kiows him l.� wioltl a bright and virile pen, hut that he possesses even greater aIh| ity. as nn orator, may not bo known to everybody. 1 hoard him talk at tho banquet at Medicine Hat and I'll wager a section of laml to a coyote thatho Is tho liesy spi-ll lander thts aide of Sir Wilfrid ljiurier\ stamping ground in Oituua It is i t gun* thai ho talks either, hut e �-inon sense. lie thrills every \,-'u >u your body and ho hud Dave Kit .n hip hurrahing all tho time. It s a wonder.to ine tho "Old Man" ai'n't got into- public Hfo long ago i ud ii Ijeadcr Hacdonald of tho 11.C. Liberals hnd heard him at the liat that night, Simpson would have l�een - marked for a Cabinet position. Did you over moot "Hob:' l�dwards of the Kye Opener? Isn't he as harmless ns a dovo? Coavot. -tul company.ha Is, but nothing ha.d or boisterous about him. ' II �!>" gets near to humanity but n.t 1> keeping his mouth going all Hv ti"'0 hut by listening to other people talk Some people try to picture >lah f.s a freak, but ho doesn't, look it. lio appears to me to bo moro f a saint than a lot of brothers awl ais-tara who try to carry thnt appal-latfon. Cam rose Is a nov town oa*t of Wetaskiwln. It has had troubles since Its birth. Poor passonzor, WM. VANHORN DEAD Horse Fell on Him and Caused Fatal Injuries. A fow days ago ahorse fell on Win. Van Home, a respected und well known rancher of the tattle Mow Ills head was terribly bruised and la was brought to the Gait hospital. Everything was done to save his life but without avail and lie pas.-o.l away yosterdny He was 3.1 years of ago and formerly lived in this city. He was a brother of Chas., George aid Don aid Van Horn. Tho time of tho funeral will ho an i ouncod later. A LOCAL BUDGET, a' Car of H. ami K. Roller OiH tho llentley Company. Limited. The Sacrament of tho Lord's Sup per will, bo dls|ionsod in Knox chur> ii l on Sunday morning. Itov. .1. Ilughson will preach nt the service in Wesley Church on Sunduy. Hvonirg subject' ' The Young Man in tho West. Mis pos -hihtlitios and his perils " A new sidewalk is lH>ing laid on llurdett St. from the station In the Methodist churoh. The old . . ; .m tho east side, from Itedimtli Miv�l south is Iteing replaced �uh a ruin foot wnlk. That' long delayed shipment or Knglish dinner ware has una- arrived for tho Tlontley Company Ltd. .Tamos .1. Hill, tho railroad magnate, has thro* sons in the same business. James NT.. the oldest. is vice-president of the Northern Pacific; Jjouis W. Is first vice-president of the Grout Northern, nnd Wnlt.'r 11. Is right-of-way agent for a row lino between Sioux City nnd Omnha It Is generally understood that La-ds will bo bis father's successor in tho railroad world. I. and T. Dolls slippers for Indin at tho Ikmtloy Company Limited. The C. II. Ilowman Agency is in this week's issue offering for sale thirty-three of the finest bu'hlinx lots in tho city ami they should appeal to investor and s|>eculator a like. U.-cause of their desirable location ait.l tho small prico per lot and the eas> ter.ms under which they an� sold. Itov. l)r llr.vce, professor in Manitoba College, \Mnni|>eg, and one (;f the Is-st known l'resbytorlan divines in Western Canada spout Tuesduy In the city. He has boon on a tour of tho country. Ho reports that Hrit  ish Columbia is picking up. rapidly und he expects groat growth there in tho next fow years. Mr. A. Mitchell, chief weed inspec tor of the province arrived homo last night He attended tho fairs at Ma-gruth, Cardston, llaymond and -vas �is far east as Moose .law. One of tho interesting items of observation was a wild apple seedling on the railway track at Wren. The seed  ling uas fifteen inches long.-Kdm >n-ton Hullotiii. General Manager 11. K. Walkpr of tho Dank of Commerce, when hero last week sold that the new llank of*| Montreal building horo, vas in his mind, tho finest that bank had In tho west. Ho was surprised at tho superior quality of tho brick and excellence of tho work of tho brick  layers and said It could not bo bout en in Toronto. The l-'lko correspondent of tho l-'ernie Free I'ress says: A vory cn-oyuble dunce was given Thursday night by Mrs. Kiingoi smith in tho spacious diningronm of tho 101 k Hotel, in honor of Mrs. McKonzio of lethbridge. who for tho past fow weeks has been the guest, of Mrs. Klingensmifh. Mrs. McKonzio. who" has boon visiting Mrs. Klingonsmith at the Elk hotel, returned to ljotn-hridge yesteitlay. The Epworth League meeting held last Friday evening was devoted chieilj to the discussion of an able paper given by Miss McUmnan on "The Christian Way to 'Doal With Kiiemic-k." The Louguo purpoBos changing its mooting night to ono earlier in tho week "b'ut'thls week's mooting uill 1� hold on Friday as usual. U will Ihj tho regulur mon thly consecration sorvico. No .-no need stay away becauso of having no Invitation as evoryono is cordially welcomed. Lwthbridgo friondB will road tho following item from tho Calgary 33 33 33 Building Lots commanding a fine view of the river, choice corner locations on Brunton and Guiness streets $135 $135 $25 per lot cash down, balance in 12 equal payments, without interest The C.B. Bowman Agency LETHBRIDGE - ALBERTA 000�+��M000*0�**+**�* Herald with regret: Mrs. W. II. CushTuig roceivod a telegram luM night stating that Miss Gushing, who Is visiting tho coast with hor lather, had been takon suddenly ill at Victoria, and that it had noon necessary to perform an operation for appendicitis. Mrs. Cashing and hor son-in-law F. F. lliggs. will loavo for tho coast today. Inspector Goneraux of tho Royal Northwest. Mourtod Police, has boon transferred from l'rtnw* Albert to llattloford and Inspector Ponnyfath-ot\ of White I torso takes h(-s place ut l'i'inee Albert. GOLF CLt'H. Tho first competition of tho above club will Ik� played 0� SaluiHlay tho Uth. Tho ilravs for the compoiltijn resulted in tho following: F. G. Woods (scratch) plays Dr. Campbell (scratch); V. G. K. Nourao 13, W. A. Uuohanan 15; .1. Kakin 27 II. Molloth U7; A. II. Connell 27, A. G. Lucas 18; w. Tramiior 72, .1. Mc-Hoth flO; H. A. lliddlo scratch. Mr. McMicking scratch: K- M. O'Donnoll 18, A. W. Hings scratch; Mr. lliigin-botham 27, L.M. .lohnstono 27; Mr. McLean 27. p, W. Tailor 37: G. V. Dennett 27, Mr, Fossemlen 27. All scores must lie returned to tha Secretary. .Mrs. W. A. Duchanan not later than Tuesday tho fHh. The prize is a now Golf Club ami It will bo awarded to tho player who returns the. U'xt not score, on two rounds. Players are asked to urrango with thoii- opponents as to timo of starting. Itov. J{. ..\. (jobinson has roWig.iol his pastorate at Coloman to accept a call to I^acnmlw. Ho will bo sjc-cewleil by-the Nov. K. II.-Bpurr, � graduate of Kings College of Win* sor, N. S. ;