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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 5, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta HERALD HUNTING CO., LTD. 0. D. AUSTIN, BJItsf aid AUaagtr. W. JOWAN, Sift! of M DsftrtCtfM, SUBSCRIPTION: lb AcWanou  $)1.80 a year Otherwise ta.00 a year ADVERTISING; Par Month 11.00 Par Inoh The , decrease of daylight has brought a correspondingly increase of electric light. It is not necessary for the Liberal ixipers to point out the weak points In Leader Uurdcn s policy. His own press is doing noble service in that regard. clnllsm, If there were an active Socialistic body in Canada, it would probably sue those accusers tor libel. If Mr. Borden Is endeavoring to dose the country with Socialism, he must l>e ti homeopath; (or his doses taste like a pinch of the drug in ft Cub of water. There Is no Socialism In ap-pointing n commission to look after public utilities. Thut is merely clearing the way for a free Individualism. If public utilities can override the public Interest, 'then there is no room for the play for individualistic forces. The telegraph nnd telephono plank havo n Socialistic smack; but they arc so wll hedged about w(*7i 'Its' and 'ends' that no one Is likely to get nervous because of them. No one expects that Mr. Borden's an nounociuroil will cause any wholesale selling of telegraph and telephone slocks. Ihc fact is that Mr. Uorden's platform was pretty well sterilised More the people were exposed to it." Edmonton took n double header from the Coal linrons on Friday. Uoth games weie fast, errorless bnll being played. In the first Edition -ton got after Schurch in the second innings scoring thriast aumnier to visit their, son, Wcs-erected. The people could not see the lcV nw> daughter, Mrs. Frank Mc  exit until after he was off tho plat- Donald. Ho was so impressed with their country that he homesteaded Batteries-Erlckson nnd Schurch, White and Kunzle. Second Game. Bdmonton ....... 0005 0-.*� Lethbridge...... 0 0 0 0-o Ilatlerlcs-McClair nnd Schurch and Nunzie. The first September meeting of the city fathers was held on Tuesday evening. All tho members were present except Aid. Oliver und Macbeth. Hobt. Vimmons addressed the council with regard to having n side  walk constructed to enable the \mi -pie of the North Ward to get to the main pert, of the city in muddy weather without having to wnlk up the railroad track, which Mr. Simmons maintained was dangerous os well as inconvenient. In repl,v to u question by Aid. Cunningham, Mr. Nitrations staled thut the crossing at West  minwtor Bond was not kept o|ten as trains often rrinnlned on the cross -Ing for considerable time to thegrcat inconvenience of the passers-by. A letter from Wm. Whyte, second vice-pivsldent of the C.P.R. was read ivgnrdintr the subway under tho railroad tracks. The letter of the Coun-o'cil rccomittcndud that the subway be 2 oi built at Crubb St. Mr. Whyte point-Ford, led out that nt Crabb St. tho C.l'.H. had six tracks in a s|Hice o |>er rough schedule, Sidewalks. ing the only goal mode In the match. the A.It. & I. Co. to get their opinion tvgaiditig the construction of a subway on Glynn Street. A communication wns received from the V. W. quarter of 10, It, 32, where he passed away about h\x o'clock on August 23rd. He was building u chicken house with his aged wife helping ami as it was nearly tea-tlinc his wife went to get tea ready. Before she got to the house, only about ten rods distant, she turned around ami saw her husband lying prostrate on the ground. She ran to him but he could not speak to her. As there was'no |�erson around she had to sit with him for an hour until Frankle Oleason happened torome over on nn errand. She sent for her son Wesley, who vos working on the Keho school. Deceased leaves to mourn his loss. The baseball season is over and Lethbridge has not got the 'pennant The Edmonton series ia*tt week w�s ! C\ F. Harris in which W. I>. Whitney taken by the Ksklmo* and on Mon- j claimed damages for the death of a day Medicine Hat came along und ; horse in a sewer trench. The letter took tho lust game by the score of jwns referred to the city solicitor for 15-ft. Tho champions knocked Fog- advice. arly out of the Interior the city's request lor Although the team fini*�h.�l in third a frank on their Wheat Belt Review place there was no team In the league Mi-cial publicity numtvrs. that, man for man, hail anything on [ Deputy-Attorney Gen.-rat S. II. the locals. The one weakness was | Woods wrote the city that their np-the pitching staff. The fans wen-all plication for a hnlf of the fines lev  season, expecting Schurch to live up j led by Magistrate Humphries on into his big rep., but he never roumted |fornt�tion laid by license Inspector The first Monday of September of each year is the one dav of the year .. . a. . ,.__.. , . his wife, three sons and two duugh - which, according to tat, every lab- | _ . r. orlng man is entitled to observe as a holiday. On this day the trades un- ions 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 enemies the capitalists, others malnlnin that the parade of electors is an object lesson to tlve politician, while olliers claim, and and more correctly, that the celebration intensifies the feeling of unity and brotherhood among the different unions and with the general public. The success or failure of the labor Say celebration depends very largely upon tho tone of the speeches delivered by Int.or leaders on that occasion. Denunciatory, fire-eating and Socialistic utterances on this occasion estranvo the sympathy of the public while calm, deliberate, ters. One daughter predeceased him several years ago. In religion he was a Methodist and was Indepen  dent In politics voting for the ntaa rather than the party. The funeral services were conducted by Rev. P. S. Parrotl, the-Methodist minister on this field, Itoth at the house and the grave on Sntur -iu\y. fit .IS feet as per schedule, less fifty |H>r cent 87221.1 osed plunk wnlk ns per F.ngln-eer's report 81 .'ISO.00. Proposed Cement walk contract price iift.aso.oo. Ordinary Debenture. Isolated Hospitnl $117110.00. Material yard *l0an.0O. Lots In block SI & S2 $1100.00. Iload grader ami roller $1082.00 Hood to Belly Itiver bridge $1200. Chemical enfrine 81S50.00. Fire Hose $890.00. ftO per cent cost of sidewalks $7211.14. Now crossi%s $ Is no class in ancient nor any section of modern society on which the evil of drink or known in Lethbrtldgo was candidal a "corge of drunkenness has so for councillor In the recent election j'mischcvlously Impressed Its destruc -In Magrnth. Being on the losing | t'v�j and sterilizing Influence, ticket he Mas not successful but it phnn on lhc c,,"iS wh0 cnn Mwl � wos not tho fnult of Fml Karren, "'nt It. tho industrious poor, the who at the public meeting eulogiaed 'working classes, on whom the lot of the prospective alderman in terms manual laiwr falls, that his friends in Lethbridge will endorse heartil.v. .S|H.eoplc and the Massoy Harris Company when the notes lifpnn to fall due and said to FAHMI'HtS AND UNIONS IN POLlTrCS. A movmamt has been Inaugurated to combliu' tho Farmers' and Laltor Unions of Alberta for the purpose of contesting the several constituencies in the interests of the workers at he coming Dominion elections. The new southern constituencies of Macleod and Ijct abridge will be contested, and In that event the Canadian Society of Kyuity and the I'tilted Mine Workers of America will the Company: 'Gentlemen you can P'ay an important pnrt, both organ-Wtter afford to carry these people ; Nations being strongly orgnnlz^tl In over another year than they can afford to pny you." It was the lion- South Alberta Conventions will be held after the harvest, at which a orablc George W. Heathershnw. Why ;P'"n �' campaign will lie mnppedout since that time George has been in >"d candidates selected. *lhe Hospital twice to my certain*-knowledge undergoing an operation for the enlargement of the heart but Into shape. He had all that was | Parry had been granted and that a,^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ nctvssary for a- pitcher except ci>r�- 'cheque for $100 has Invn s�>nt. trol. Manager Morrison's arm never i Secret a ry-Treasurer Hobinson was did the execution it dkl -In pn>vious gn�nt�sl two weeks' leave of absence seasons. Kippert tho left fielder, nod Miss Stewart vas ap|h>inted sec-could do a fair pitching stunt. llul ivtnry-trensuivr durmg his nt>nee-tho only pitcher in whom the team j Mayor Ualbrnlth, AW. Oliver, ami could fee* any degree of ronfklenco |Ald. Cunningham were a|>pointisl del-was Fogarty, who certainly was the egates to the I'nion of tlhertn Mun-real goinls as a fling artist and if |iripalities convention i* Medicine Hat he takes goo�l care �if himxi>l/ will lie on Sept 20th. a big leaguer in a short time. | The liernsc nnd police committee of m^mm which Mayor Galbrnlth is chairman Captain Benny won the pennant, j made a report which aas udopted. The credit -goes nowhere else, lie ha�l Th�( them mud but they played hall just the same. He was unsparing of himself and ployed for all he was worth all the time, nl -wa.vh having an eye opin for any nil-vantage that might lie gained without 11laying for it. No player in tin* i league took mom josh from the crowd than Benny, but that wns only a part of the gnme to him. Tho Medicine Hut magnates owe their victory to Manager Benny, und to him tho other teniiLs owe their defeat. !� cn needed. A SIX MILLION DOLLAR PICK. The pick that made six men mill  ionairea will be one of the interesting [three quarters of an hour that th|s ' *�,,c" �' Northlund and will be {orator of the Garden City talked for at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific shoulder. Iducc it nnd ho keeps on In the name | Mr. Blue nnd his son Gordon nro|h*g hearted way that be always back on their homestead, having re- ''has." It was after this order for jturned from British Columbia. Tho old parties will find this conv bination hard to bent. GOSSIP-- ON THE SIDE'T"" his ticket und the support of lenson and his colleagues. Mr. The W. C. T. U. Duck sup|H-rs are all the rage, ex- l-hat the Chairman of Ucense ami with lh� Twllp|" who1* frU>n',s Police Committee iv granted $250; with power to take steps to control gambling nnd immorality in the city limits. have forgotten that he cannot shoot However, he heard of one in which which n large number of fri�4ids were indulging ut the homo of one of their City Council -impose n 'number nnd for which u keg of Al- huve control of slot men and those to whom they look for support. The laboring man is steadily, if slowly, coming, to his due and for, this he has to' thank the. leaders who oftttmes are criticized for tholr deliberation and concilia  tory attitude in working out the labor problems. The efforts of the Conservative press to work up an enthusiasm over their leader's plutform are very fore had just returned from a trip to southern Alberta, where he bought four car-loads of grain. "In Winnipeg" he said, "we have a big warehouse where a down men are employed all the time in sorting and packing grain, and sending it out to the different agents of the Dominion in Great Britain and the United States. These agents are obliged to have up-to-date samples in order to do business and we keep ed. Whatever thin-air enthusiasm is them constantly supplied." ' awakened in tho rank and file of the | "Dut talking about the south coun-party by the lesser members of tho try," he went on, "let mo tell you a press is promptly dampened by the remarkable thing that came under cold water thrown on Mr. Borden's my notice when I was there a few proposals by the heavy-weights am - days ago. At lethbridge there is a onsj the Tory press. - |big farm of 2,200 acres, known as Regarding the plank on civil service the Silver Furm, owned by Daniels reform, the Toronto News delivers it-solf in these words: How many members of the opposi  lion in the House of Commons would bo willing to sit on the Treasury tenches without dabbling in patronage and other potty methods of vote catching? Is there one of them who & Co. Two years ago it yielded a big crop, but it was summer-fallow  ed last year, and cattle wnre grazing upon it. This spring tho ca&tlp were turned out on tho ranges, as is us  ually tho case. Not long afterwards tiny shoots began to appear, and presently it became evident that has not, iu his constituency, a little | there was going to bo a crop of band of committee men who, since :wheat. When I was there they wore 1890, have labored and have not'''honing the wheat and it was yield fainted in tho hope that a time will jln* 10 hushels to the acre. Just come? Is there one of these commit- jaid oft and most of them have already left the city. The team was gathered from all quarters from the Atlantic to the Pacific and is scattering just, as widely. In response to u 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/ Mack in to Spokane, O'Brien to Butte. Bties to Milwaukee, Kip -pert to Michigan. Foster to Minneapolis, Nunzie to Chicago. O'Neill to [Boston and White to Wntertown. Mass. Manager Morrison will probably spend the the wintar in Lethbridge. Financially the Athletic Assorts  tlon came out of the season In good shape- All tho salaries weiw paidand notwithstanding the heavy outlay there are very fow unpaid bills against tho Association and these will be cleared up at once. Tho munago -ment nre to be congratulated upon tlmir financial success. �� - Stnator DoVcber president of tho Alberta Amateur Lncrosso Associu -tlon went to Calgary this morning to attend u meeting of tho �xecutivo to straighten out the tangle In tho Northern district duo to tho default of the I'jdmonton team to Calgnry and Httathcona. soon as tho matter is settled tho finals will le ordered when Lethbridge will meet either Calgary or Strathconn inhomo ami home gaiiies for the provincial championship. That the license nnd machines. That the north side of the square. !*> used for all amusement purposes j ut the discretion of the Chief of I Police ami rent be charged for same, schedule of rotes to be drawn up by Council for his guidance. Aid. Cunninghgm was the author of n resolution providing that the crossings l� kept clenn of .mud during wet 'addressd 19 the secn-tary of "The ;50.000 flub." We are ainJHlloiiK but borta's Pride bad Ui-n ordered. I'n fortunately it wns sent to the wrong house with the result that the fluid n which the duck was to swim was at low tido when it reached its rightful owners. OutshL* people are getting exaggerated ideas as to our aspirations us n city. The other duy a letter cnm� .......ie W. L. Hall, scrutineer for J. D. Blayncy the defeated candidate in tho Edmonton alilerimtnic election has made grave charges of Irregularity against the deputy returning officer. The LoHch Colleries are building a now town called Hamilton, near "Mr, Burden is being accusod of So- 'Frunk, A.lta. Tito trouble in tho west end of the Crow's" Nest Football League has been settled by Coleman lioing granted the championship by tho default of tho other clubs. Coleman and Lethbrldgo will piny oft smnetimo this month for tho championship of tho league. - Tho winners will go up against the Canadian champions, the Caledonias of Calgury for tho Provincial chumpionship, which will carry tho People's Shield and Canadian championship also. At the A.O.F. sports in Vancouver last week, a local runner and mem  her of the A.O.F. named Dupen ran third in tho hundred yard dash ami with Mc. Crowthor canto tn third in the throe-logged race. weather. Tho following accounts wen* ordered paid: A. Macdonald & Co. $12.00. .1. D. Higinhothain & Co. $12.no. Lethhridgt Electric Co. for power $422.ft8. A. R. & I. Co. $l.RS. Nelson and Fraser $7.20. Lethbridge Iron, Works $208.73. Brodln and Stafford' $87.84. Western Warehouse & Transfer Co. $3.00. Southern Alberta News $11.15. Hugh Scott $8.00. A. L. Keyes $11.00. Central Hardware store $0.4.'). Brodlo & Stultonl $100.00. lethbridge Electric Co. light 80.00 City Cartage Co. $S.00. S. .1. McDiarmld $13.50. Ilrodic & Stafford $480. to. Thj engineer's report on sidewalks ramo in for considerable discussion Several of tho recommendations were cut out and the appropriations will he taken to build a. sblowalk to connect North Ward whh the city. A sidewalk will bo built across the track on Westminster Bowl and thence probably along Baroness Road to m*"t. the already existing sidewalk. A petition signed by E. N. Iligin-hothum, and others asking for the extension of tho s�wer on Bod path St. was referred to the city engineer for a report as to tho cost and the numbers of householders affected. The Mayor brought in a resolution providing for tho cancellation of the city's advertIseiiMtnt in the Industrial LethlH-ldga publication owing to the delay in publication. A4d. Cunning ham opposed the resolution which was supported by Aid. Watson. At tor a worm debato tho motion carried. Aid. Cunningham, urged that the matter of tho purchase of tho chonv ical fire onglne lo completed nnd tho voto taken as soon as |>osslbln. The amounts to hu raised by do Denture this year are: Waterworks. Hydrants S.WO.OO. Extension to (Into $2022.80. Electric Volvo and Installation, $300.00. lino Stand Pipe to Power House $835.00. Foundation to motors $420.00. 2500 foot Galvanized Iron, service pipe, on order $200.00 25000. 1007 limit.  lor. is about our Colporteur Turnbull of tho I'pper Canada Bible Society paid tho city a doubtful compliment on Sunduy when he mentioned In one of the churches that he was having great success in tho sale of Bibles in this city and that it was a splendid field for lalxir The Tatlor judged from tho general conversation nnd conduct of tho |s*o-plo that tho city wus pretty woll storked with Bibles. Sir Carrel Barnes, president of the divorce court, London, Eng., says: "If this drink habit, which is unfortunately so prevalent, could tie eradicated from the nation, this court might shut its doors for the greater part of the time. The majority of cases thut coma to this court are due to drink." Kdvurd W. Bok, editor of tho1 Ludlt�s' Home Journal, gives tho following as one of the reasons for having never tasted liquor: "Evidence wns pronti*d recently in the pro-Inite court of lies Moines, la., of an net which changes the ownership of an estate. A wealthy citizen of Des Moines made a will bequeathing one of his farms, said to be worth $4.-000 and a legacy of $12,000 in cash, to a citizen of Bethlehem, N.Y., who married a relative of the testator. The one condition attached to the be-encAclary should continue solwr for a s|>ccified time. Tho time wns approaching for a settlement of the estate, and the executors were preparing to instal ''8e num\m examined." ALBERTA PRESS ASSOCIATION. The Alliorla Press Association will hold their annual ntct*ting on Friday Gipsy Sinith tells us, one day when he was waiting at a station he sat down besido a conwnarcial traveller and they fell into conversation. Tho roan's breath waa heavy with liquor and he said: "Yea, I would like to live a decoat life, but I can't; 1 must have a drink. I've got a lovely wife and children and uiunt to quit tho stuff. I've tried and I can't. You see I was born . half drunk. My father aad mother T,lrt,"\*TTr' "t,Cn Iwsr. hot* drinkers, and I never had n.C. Iho CPU. have kimlly grant I ., ed transportation for the members and tlwir wives or sisters from, the homo of thu member to 0 mob rook. From Cranhronk the Association will take a trip to Calgary by tin* way of Kootenay Lake, Nelson, vurrow lakes and Rovelstoko, ami then through, tno mountains to Calgary. A rate of onc cent a mile is given for this side excursion. From Calgnry transportation will be granted Iwvck to tho homes, of tho members. SEALED TENDERS SEALED TENDERS addressed to the undersigned, and endorsed "Tender for Squadron Armoury, Medicine Hat," will lie received at this office until Thursday, September 10, 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 Department of Public Works, Ottawa. Tenders will not bo considered unless made on tho printed form supplied, and signed with the actual signatures of tenderers. An accepted cheque on a chartered bank, payablo* to tho order of the Honourable tho Minister of Public Works, equal to ten per ant (10 per cent) of the amount of the tender, must accompany each tender. The cheque will lie forfeited if the person tendering decline the contract or fail to complete the work contracted for, and will t)o returned in case of non- Tho Provincial Government will build a bridge over thu Bow River at Uleichen. Tho wheat crop of southern Mani -toha which was considered about a total failure a fov-. weeks ago has improved greatly and will now bring a �fair crop ranging from Um to four -teen bushels to the acre. John Ruskin'says: "Drunkenness is. no* ,onlfcv the causa of crime, it is acceptance of tender crime; and the encouragement to drunkenness tor tho sake of profit on the sale of drink is certainly one of the most criminal methods of annas si nation for money over adopted by the hruvos of any ago or country." It giit Hon. John Burns, M.P., of Mnnch'ster, said ivcently: "The drinking habits of the poorer classes huvo everywhere contributed to this political dependence, industrial bondage, personal debasement, civic inferiority and domestic misery. The tavern throughout tho osnturioa has been an anto-chumtior to the workhouse, tho chapel of ease to tho asylum, the recruiting stations for the hospitals, the rendezvous of the gambler, tho gathering ground for The Department does not bind itself to accept the lowust or any tender. By Order, FRED 0EUNAS% Secreta'ry. Department of Public Works, Ottawa, August 30, 1907. Kewspapers will not be paid for this advertisement if they insert it without authority from the Depart -ment. 5-12 FOR SALE. For Sale-A. correspondence course In good schoo.l. Owner unable.. to go on with It. Apply toBox O, Bar-aid otBoe. ;