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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 5, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta lETilBRIDGBHEKiU) nnimiiiG ?0. LTD. 6. A. AUfflN, Uhtr awl MM�tr. W. JORDAN. Svtl of M OtyirtMat saBSCRIPTION: In Advanoti - ! 80  year Otherwim W-OO a year ADVERTISINO: 'P�r Month  . tl.OO Par Inoh HDR POINT IF VIE� The , decrease of daytiglit haa hrougtit � cotrespondingiy incneaae of electric ligbt. It ia not necessary 'or the lateral IMpera to point out the weak points in hmder Harden � policy. His own press is doing noble service in ttukt regard. The Toronto Telegram (Conservative) published � cartoon which makes W. F. Maclean suggest to R. , . ,o,^ ^ . . . L. Bo�I.n that instead of touring �ton. Ont., .n 1834 hut later u^ed the country to UMl the people what the township of CarHck, Bn^co Otuwa that he : County, loter buying a farm *n Ben- cinlisffl, If there were an aeti^-e Socialistic body in Canada, it would probably sue thp.^ accusers for llbal. If Mr. Bocidan is endeavoring 'oar which, according to law, every laboring man is entitled to observe aS a holiday. On this day the trades un-iona parade the streets of our cities in all their strength. Some of their leaders claim that the show of strength serves as a challenge to their natural encnvies the capitalists, others maintain that the parade of electors is an object lesson to the politician, while otiicrs ' claim, and and more correctly, tliat tlw celebration intensifies the feeling of unity and brotheriiobdvainong the different unions and with ^le general public. The success or failure of the I^abor Day celebration depends very largely upon tho tone of the speeches delivered by lalior leaders on that occasion. Denunciatory, fire-eating and Socialistic utterances on this occasion estrange the sympathy of the public while calm, deliberate, and conciliatory addresses tend to strengthen tho bond between the laboring men and those to whom they look for support. The laboring man is steadily, if slov iy, ctiiraingi to his due and for, this he has to'tliank the leaders who ofttimes are criticised fur their deliberation and concilia -lory attitude in working out the lalior problems. tick. Grey County near Hanover, on which place he !iverejudjc� to capital already inveeied ia tliese enterpriaea.' Sir Wilfrid Ltiurier will say tlM same ihing.vi^riMMW tiM ideav will grow. ^ as .the learitfNl.aBd cauMoiw leader at "0the opposition gets further west. The Vj, west is a good country to grow In," ffreatefttr o(,.'t^'Cfjnaervativa' i . loPgum. The Montnal Star, talus a ' i\ . i^koiit lOfff Borden policy in thefol-i||joriJn�vafhtenee�!' "> . ' "Mr,. Borden Is being accused of So- I (Calgary Albertan.) One of the visitora to town yos -terday was J. Poison, a Dominion immigration officer who has charge of the advertising department at Winnipeg. Hie is making a tour of the West with the object of getting samples of grain for the use of the departmeat. In conversation with an Albertan reporter yesterday he stated that ho had just returned from a trip to southern Alberta, where iie bought four car-loads of grain. "In Winnipeg" he said, "we have a big war^ouse where a dp�n men are employed all the time in aortinf and packing grain, and sending it out to the different agents of the Dominion in Great Britain and the United SUtes. These affsnta are obliged to have up-to-date samples in order to do business ahd we keep them constantly supplied." "But talking about the south country," he went on, "let me tell you a remarkable thing that came under my notice when I was there a few days �gD. At liethbridge there is a big farm of 2,200 acres, known as the Silver Farm, owned by Daniels & Co. Two years ago it yielded a big crop, but it was sumnier-faUow -ed last year, and cattle mre grazing upon it. This spring the cattle were turned out on the ranges, as is us -ually the case. Not long afterwards tiny shoots began to appear. and presently it became evident that there was going to be a crop o^ wheat. When I was there they were thrashing the wheat and it was .yield in'{ 16 bushels to the acre. Just think of that I Sixteen bushels an acre from a volunteer crop!" "What about the general crop in the south country?" asked tho re -porter. "Magnificent!" said Mr. Poison. "At Cardston the fall wheat will pan out at about 40 bushels and I fully,expect iW from the springwheot. "In tha Cardston district they havo some splendid barley. It is the talk of tho country. Experts say it cannot be beaten anywhere.' "But how those places along the south line have grown! Why, when I was> in Lethhridge four years ago there was hardly a farm uwlor cultivation. Now there are fiolrts upon fields of magnincoiii wlioai crops, be> sides some great crops of alfalfa." TheWofWofSpcrt ] Edmonton took a double Iteadcr from the Coal Barons on Friday. Both games weie (a.st, errorless ball Uring played. In the first Eilnion -ton got oftcr Schurch in the second inningn Kcoring throe. Erickson ki>|>t tho hits well scattered. Schu^'ch getting back however, by inuking a double and n triple. Mackin did tho star fielding having an unasKistovi double play and a brilliant ono-iinnri-ed catch to his credit. In the second gaii'.e McClair .shut out the locals.allowing only two hits Schurch's bad innings was in tiu; fourth. Ruin stopped the gnnie . in the sixth. The sc liethbridge ...... 0 0 0 0 0-O Batteries-McClair and Schurch and Nunzie. Ford; 7 0 2 0 FonI, Bro. ft. Currio, now editor of the Brandon Daily Times is doing football stunts in the Wheat City. In a match between the Times ami the Sun, the ex-MapVs laaf Secretary won the game for his team by scoring the only goal made in the match. The basolwll season is over nnd Ijethbridsu has not got tho '{lennant The Edmonton series last week was taken by the E^skimos and on Monday Medicine Hat came along and The ai| Council. The first September nMting of the city fathers was held on Ttieaday evening. Ail tho members were present except Aid. Oliver iind Macbeth. llobt. Vinimons addressed the council with i-cganl to having o side -walk consti-uctod to enat>lc tho |)c -pie oi' tho North Ward to get to the main \itirt of the city in muddy weather without having to walk up the railroad track, which Mr. Nitnmons iiuiinlaincil was dal^vt'ou.s as well as iiiconvoniont. In rcp^v to a question by Aid. Cunningham, Mr. Nimmons .stilted that the crossing at West -mins^ter Rood was not kept open as trains often remained on the cross -ing for considerable time to thegrcat inconvwience of the passers-by. A letter from Wm. Whi-te, second vice-president of tho CM'.R. iwas read ix>gai-dinij[ the subway under the raii-rou�ix tracks in a sinice of 160 feet and tliat owing to the Iny-out of th�>ir yards a subway at this point vould bo more inconvenient. A sub  way on Glyn St. would suit the C. P.R. better but tho A.K. & I. Co. had nine tracks north oi the C.P.R. tracks. Tho Council decidcdi to write the \.n. & I. Co. to gwt their opinion ixng artist and it' he takes good care of hinwel/ will bo big leaguer in a short time. Captain Benny won the pennant. The credit 'goes nowhere else. He hod a very ordinary team but he made them play ball all the time. Soino-timcs he got after them rather rough and made some of them mod but they plajied hall just the same. He was unsparing of himself and played for all he was north all the timo. al -ways having an eye ojK-n for any advantage that might bo gained without pla.ving for it. No player in the league took more josh from the crowd than Benny, but that was only a part of the game to him. Tho Medicine Hat magnates owe tlteir victory to Manager Benny, end to himi tho other tennis owe their defeat. On Monday after the basebal,! game tho local management and Manager Benny agreed to drop the two remaining games. The local players were then paid off and most of them have already left the city. The team was. gathurod from all quarters from the. Atlantic to the Pacific and is scattering just as w4dely. In ro-sponae to ..a wire Rogers has gone to San Francisco to join a team there, and.Fogarty goes to New York city Schurch goes to St. Paul; O'Dea to Duluth/ Mackin to Spokane, O'Brien to Butte. Dues to Silwaukee, Kip -pert to Michigan. Foster to Minneapolis. Nunzie to Chicago. O^Neill to Boston and White to Watertown, Mass. Manager Morrison will probably s(iend the the winter in liethbridge. The IjDiicli Cplleriea am buiWiDC a new : town called Bamilion. Frank, Alta. Financially the Athletic Associa -tion came out of the season in good shape. All the salaries were paidand 'notwithstanding the heavy outlay there are very few unpaid bills ag^ ainst the Association and ttiese will be cIcarMi up at onoe. Tho manage -nient arc to be congratulated upon their financial success. Senator DeVeber president of the Alberta Antateur Lacrosse Associa -tion went t� (?algary this morning to attend a meeting of the �xecutive to straighten out the tangle in the Northern district due to the default of the Edmonton team to Calgary ami Strathcona. M� soon as tho matter is settled the finals wall l:e ordered when Lothbridge will meet either Calgary or Strathcona inhomo and home games for the provincial championship. The trouble in the west end of the Crow's' Nest Football league hae been settled by Coleman being grant-lid the championship by the default of the other clubs. Coleman and Lethbridgo will play off Hoinatimo thin month for tho championship of the league. - The winners will go up againet. tho Canadian championa, tho Calfdonias of Calgary for the Pro-viiirtal championship, which will carry the People's Shield and Canadian championship also. At the A.O.P. sportt.ln Vancouver last week, a local runner and mcni -Per ot the A.O.F. namad Dupen ran third in tho hundred yajrd dasli ami with Mr. Crowther came tto tMnd in the three-legged race. solicitor for advice. W. C. Simmons, Ji.P.P., wrote that he had forwarded to the Department nso inspector Parry had been granted and that a cheque for JlOO has iiecn sent. Socrctary-Trea.surer Rol>inson was granted two weeks' leave of absence aud Miss Stewart vas appointed soc-rc'tary-tnoosurar during his absence. Moyor Gnlbraith. Aid. Oliver, and Aid. Cunningham were appointed delegates to the irnion of Allieita Municipalities convention in Medicine Hat on Sept. 20th. The liornsc nnd polico comma ttce of which Mayor Oaltaraith is chairman mode a report which was adopted. The report was as follows' That C. A^ Johnson's cab license be canceVed. - That the Chairman of License and Polii-e Conunittee l� granted $250; with power to take steps to control gambling and immorality in the city limits. That the City Counisii impose a license and have control of slot machines. That the north side of the square Y)e used for all amusement purposes nt the discretion of tho Chief of Police and rent be charged for same, schedule of rates to be drawn up by Council for his guidance. Aid. Ciinninghgm was the author of a. resolutiiMi providing that the crossings tie kept clean of tmiMl during wet weather. The following accoiinta were ordered paid: A. Macdonald & Co. $12.00. .T. D. Higinbotham &. Co. $12..30. Lethhridge Electric Co. for power $422.18. A. R. & I. Co. $1.83. Nelson and Fraser $7.20. Lethbridgo Irtii* Woj-ks $208.73. Drodie and Stafror4> $87.84. Western Warehouse & Transfer Co. $3.00. Southern Alberta Ncw| $11.15. Hugh Scott 98.00. A. L. Keyes $11.00, (Central Hardware store $6.45. Brodio & StatTord $106.00. ' Lethhridge Electric Co. li^t 89.90 City Cartage Co. $5.00. S. .1. McDiaruiid $13.50. Brodie & Stafioid $480.10. Tha engineer's report on sidewalks came in for considerable, discussion Several of the reconimendations wore cut out and the appropriations will be taken to build a sidewalk to connect North Ward with tke cHy. A sidewalk will bo built across the track on Westminster Road and thence probably along Baroness RookI to mwt the already existing sidewalk. A petition signed by E. N. Higin-liotham and others asking for the extension of the newer on Iledpath St. was referred to the city engineer (or a report as to the cost atid the num-iM>rs of householders affooted. Tho Mayor brought in � resolution provitling for the cancellation of the city's advertisement in the Industrial Lethbridge publication owing to the delay in publication. MM. Cunningham opposed the resolution which; v-es supported by Aid. Watson. After a warm debate the motion carried. Aid. Cunningham, urged that the matter of the purchaap of the. chemical fire engine be contpleted and tho. vote taken as soon aa paasiblo, llio amounts to bo raised by de  benture this year are: Waterworks. Hydrant.s $.'jOO.OO. Extension to date $2622.80. Electric Valve and Installation, $.HO-a in to \re treated tor cancer in the shoulder. Mr. Bhiu and his son Gordon are back on their homestead, having returned from British Columbia. Sudden Deaths � Lite is nneerUin and sadden deaths freqtiently occar. Make yonr will and sppoilit this Coin|>any m your Executor and you will .have an zperieoced eiecutor as well as seiurity for the carrying out of every clause of yonr will. THE TMISTS AND lUAIUNTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) Capitol and Reserve,  $2,200,000. Public Adainistrator for Lethhridge Judicial District. Advisory Board for Alberta : D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turner Bone, Esq., WUlian Pearoe, Esq. 711 First StrMt West (Alexander Corner) Calgary. A. G. ROSS, Manager. HcthcrthAW BoMtc4. George Heathershaw who is well-known in Lcthbnif^ was candidate for councillor in the recmt election in Mngrath. Being on the losing ticket he was not successful but it the Jail. There is no class in ancient nor any section of moeople and the Massey Harris Company when the notes began to fall due and said to FAItMERS AND UNIONS IN POLITrCS. A movement has been inaugurated to comtoino tho Farmers' nnd Labor il'nions of Alberta for the purpose of conCesting the .several constituencies in the interests of the workers at he coming Dominion elections. The new southern constituencies of Ifacleod and Lethbridgo will be contested, and in that event the Canadian Society of Eguity and the United Mine Workers of America will the Company: 'Gentlemen you can P'�y an important part, both organ-Wtter aOoid to c>orry these people j *i�*>��s ^eing strongly organized in South Aliierta Conventions over another year than they can af-foid to pay you." it was the Honorable George W. Heathershaw. Why since that time Oeoi-^ has been in |{the Hospital twice to my oertaiif^ knowledge undergoing an operation for the enlargement of the hoaK but jthe doctors have been unaMe to reduce, it and ho keeps on in the same big hearted way that he always 4ias." It was aft�r thin order tor GOSSIP By tki ON THE SIDE Tattltr Duck suppers are all the rage, ex-'copt with the Tatler whose friends have forgotten that he cannot shoot. However, he heard of one in which which a lai'gc number of friiwls were indulging at the homo of one of their number and for w'hich .a keg of Alberta's Pride had been oidered.- Unfortunately it was sent to the wrong house.with the result that the fluid n which thu duck was to swim was at low tide whin it reached its rightful owners. will lie liold after the harvest, at which a plan of campaign will be mappedout ad candidates selected. TI�B^^:pld parties will find this conv biaation hard to beat. A SI.X MILLION DOLLAR PICK. The pick that made six mctn mill -ionaires wiil be one of the interesting |three quarters of an hour that ^hj;i ^ Northland and will be orator of tho Garden City talked for ashiWted at the Alaska-Vukon-Pacific his ticket and the support of ' Mr. Bapoettioii. which will be held at Jensen and his coUeaguea. The W. C. T. U. Outside people are getting exaggerated ideas os to our nspirations as a city. The other day a Uytter camo addres�Ht tp the secretary of "Tile 50,000 Club." We are aniJ>itious but "25000, 1907-1912." is about our limit. Colporteur Tuinbull of the Upper Canada lUble Society paid tlie city a doubtt^l compliment on Sunday when he mentioned in one of the churches that he was having gi'eat success in the sale of Bibles in this city and that it was a splendid field for labor The Tatler judged from< the general conversation and conduct of tho people that the city was pretty well stocked with Bibles. SOCIAL AT KEHO SCHOOL. TitcnB will be a social in the Iteho School House on Friday, Sept. Idth opening at 8 p.m. The friends are preparing, a suitable programme of pusical and literary selections. Re-freshmonts will bo served and a good time is expected. Tito proceeds will bo applied on the price ot an orgnn for the school. There will, be. an ad. mission foe of 25 cents and any who feel dispostni to assist mora, gencr -ously may do so at tho door where free will olTerlngs will lie acceptable. Keho School is on the N.W. quarter of 16, 11. 22. ALBERTA PRESS ASSOCIATION. The Alberta Press Association will hold their annual meeting on Friday, the liith of Septemlier, nt Cranbrook B.C. The C. P. R. have kindly grant |od transportation for the members ami tlKiir wives or sisters from the home of thu member to Cranbrook. From Cranbrook tho. Association will take a trip to Calgary by the way of Kootenay Lake, Nelson, /arrow I�keiB and Revet^okc, and then through tne mountains to Calgary. A rate ot one cent a mile is given for this side excursion. From Calgary transportation will be granted back to the homes, of tho members. Sir Garrel Barnes, president of tbe divorce court, London, Eng., saya: "If this drink habit, which is unfortunately so prevalent, could be erwd-icatod from the nation, this court might shut its doora for the greater part of the time. The majority of coses that come to this court are due to drink." Edvand W. Bok, editor ot the I.^dios' Home Journal, gives the following as ope of Che reasons for having never tasted liquor: "Evidence was presented recently in the pro-iMte court of Des Moines, la., of an act which changes tho ownership oi an estate. A wealthy citiaen ot Des Moines made a will bequeathing one of his farms, said to be worth 1(4 ,- 000 and a legacy of $19,000 in cash, to a citissen of Bethlehem. N.Y., who married a relative ot the testator. The one condition attached to tho be-qu?�t wras tliat the lieneficiary should continue sober for a siiecifled time. The time was approaching for a sot-tiement of the estate, and the executors were preparing to instal the legatee and pay over the legacy when news reached him that he had indulged in a protracted drunk. An investigation was made, and the news was confirmed. .They accordinglylald before the surrogate court the evi -donee of forfeiture and the bequest was declared cancelled." The custpm ot producing dwarfed dogs in Paris by feeding puppies alcoholized milk, throws a lurid light upon the following statement: "An eminent doctor in New York city found over 70 per cent, ot the children of drinking parcMa alBletMwlth organic or nervous diseaaea ia a large number examined." Gipsy Sihith tells us, one day. {when he was waiting at a station he salt down twside a commercial traveller and thty fell into c^oVeraa-tion. The man's breatk waa heavy with Ikiuor and he said: "Yea, I would like to live a deoifA life, but 1 can't; I must have a drink. I've got a lovely wife and obiMrMi and v.iant to quit the stuff. I've tried and I can't. You see I was bom half drunk. My father aad mother wera lioUi drinkers, and I never had a chance." ' , aepttle ia 1909. When Cormack made the firat dis  co\�ry of tha Klondike on August l(Hh, 1896, he had Just come from Eldorado Creek, the richest in Yukon Territory. He desired to dig there, but as he had no pick he gave it up. Ed. Whipple with a tew others arrived a tew days later. They had no tools either, but meeting a ' Swede, who was well supplied made him an offer. The Swede kneui the value of tools aad time Just then, and held out a high price. He finally got four ounces of gold (sixty-five dollars, tor his pick. Whipple and his frkmOs then went to Eldorado and started to dig through the frozen mould. Tho sec -ond day on the upper side of the creek they uncovered tho richest bit of placer ground-that the world has seen for years. They staked several claims, and in the last four yenra of the nineteenth cetttury took out proh ably ten or fifteen millions and then Sold their claims for vast sums. This first pick has been carefully preserved and will be among the many other relics of the early days of the Nor�^ which will be given, a prominent place in tho exhibits at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition. -B. C. Saturday Sunset. The Provincial Government will build a bridge over the Bow River at Gleichen. Tho wheat crop of southern Mani -tpha which was cons^idered about a total failure a fov. weeks ago has improved greatly and will now bring a fair crop ranging troiii ten to four -teea bushels to the acre. SEALED TENDERS SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender tor Squadron Armoury, Medicine Hait," will be received at this ofAcc until Thursday, September 19, 1907. inclusively, for the construction of Squadron Armoury at Medicine Hat, Alberta, according to a plan and specification to bo seen on applica -tion to the officer commanding the Royal, North West Mounted Police at Medicine Hat, and at tho Depart-nsAt of Public Works, Ottawa. Tenders will not be considered unless made on the printed form supplied, and signed with the actual signatures of tenderers. An accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payable' to tho order of the Honourable the Minister of Public Works, equal to ten per cent (10 per cent) of the amount of the tender, nvist accofflpaiiy each tender. The dwque will bo forfeited if the person tendering decline the contract or fail to complete tto work contracted tor, John Ruskin'says: "OninkMuets isi'"** '^'^ ^ returned in case of non-notionVv the causa of crime, it is t*"**'- and the eacourafsmmt to, n�^l^rtmcnt does not bind it- self to accept the lowest or any ten-