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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIQQt DAILY HlRALD, THURiOAY, SEPTEMBER I, IIM. FRESH from the GARDENS OF THE FINEST TEA PKODUtJIKG COUNTRY IN THE WOBLD-THE ISLAND OF CEYLON DELICIOUS-PURE-HEALTH- FUL-REFRE8HING AT ALL GROCERS TEA TELEPHONE SERVICE TO MEDICINE HAT ITS NECESSITY AND POSSIBILI- DISTRICT OR- GANZER-POST OFFICE IN- SPECTOR (From" the Herald's Travelling Correspondent) ..Medicine Hat, Sept. a con- verstetion today with. Hejraldfy representative, Mayor D. Milne ex- pressed the general wish of the citi- zens of Medicine "Hat when he re- ferred to the desire for closer tele- phone connection with the rest of the province.. The Board of Trade of Medicine Hat have already taken the matter up and recently interviewed" their lo- cal member, Hon. W. T. the minister of agriculture, who has pro- mised to do all he can to have the connection made as soon as possible. In 'a conversation with the pre- mier yesterday the Herald man told of the growing towns and settlements Tabor and Medicine Hot. The premier was 'glad to learn that this section was developing so rapid- ly and that such a line would be able to be a paying investment for the government. But as the telephones "are under the department of public works the premier was .not familiar as to just the exact date that the connection would be made. However he stated it' would no doubt be made before long. As, an instance of how this long distance telephone line would be pat- ronized a little incident might be mentioned. A gentleman from- Cole- man, Alta., asked where the telephone office was for he wanted to leave his address because his friend in Coleman had promised to call him J up. When this man learned of the THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO ESTABLISHED B. E. WALKER, President ALEXANDER- LAIRD, General Manager Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, Branches throughout United States and England BANK MONEY'ORDERS ISSUED THE'FOLLOWING FUTES: and under........................ 3 cents Over and not 5 cents 10 cents 15 cents These Orders are payable at par at-every office of a Chartered Bank in Canada (except in- the Yukon) and at the principal banking: points in the United States. They are negotiable at to the sterling- in Great Britain and Ireland. They form an excellent method of remitting- small sums of money with safety at small cost, and may be obtained without delay. LethbrkJse Branch C. G. Oourse, Manager EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK INCORPORATED 1859. CAPITAL AND RESERVE A general Banting business transacted Accounts of Mer- chants and Farmers "invited Savings Bank Department in connection, deposiis of S1.60 and upwards received and in- terest allowed at highest current rates. Lettbridge Branch ROUND STREET Old Sage Store J. A. R. ROME, Manager. I! gap betvyeen Taber arid Medicine Hat he was indignant. i When, talking Milne the conversation was interrupted by a telephone call. As the mayor turn- ed he said: "How handy it would be to talk to our friends in Leth- bridge in .tins way." _ Business men arid travellers would patronize the line because' 'it would be a great convenience to them. These new, live, growing towns of Seven Persons, Whitla, -Winriifred, Bow Island, Lake and -Purple Springs would plenty of local talk and the tributary-settlements would soon want rural lines .which would be profitable feeders. Nor .should it stop -here. The line should be ex-v landed on .eastward to Coleridge, Irvine and Walsh 'arid possibly to the eristern of Alberto, there to meet a Saskatchewan line coming west from Maple Creek., In a years connection would no doubt be made so that Winnipegers could talk to -Albert-ana who expect so'cm to have connections with. the Kootenay telephone lines and thence to Spokane and Nelson. This will be a reality in a very few years for there are only a few gaps to connect. Settlers Deserve Consideration Settlers, are coming into Southern. Alberta so 'fast and tire farming set- tlements are developing so rapidly that it is hard to realize the pres- ent conditions. In the past two monthis whale travelling the farming country no --poor crop has been 'seen or heard of. This can not but spell increased development ev- erywhere next year. More settlers will come, more ground will be brok- en, more business will be done by everyone. The crop acreage of 1910 will easily be double, nearly treble that of 1909.' These new settlers are deservin? nf consideration in regard to improved telephone connection. A content. 4d settler is the best advertisement for a country. are deserving of these, .-modern conveniences even be- fore they ask for them. They should not have to grumble and kick to get them. New Schools in New Settlements In conversation with' J. Bro- therton. chairman of the Medicine Hat'school, board .and also president of the Alberta Trustees Association, the question of new schools in the .settlements ..was discussed. Often in a new settlement the people are too busy to get s-> very well acquainted or from other parts when they -never j had any experience in the organiza- tion of ntnv schools. Delay is caused for several reasons. A scarcity <-f leaders to go ahead and take the in- itial step. The start may be made by someone but there is still delay perhaps by local friction over a site sfor the school or difficulty in arrange ing boundaries satisfactorily 'to the j department who have an eye a neighboring district 'in the future. In other cases a technical error may be made as in one ca-ss where the people voted to borrow money by debenture to build a school-and pay teachers' salaries. No 'matter what is the .cause of delay still delays are often not wise and even dangerous. There are large families of children coming into Alberta to these settlements. Many are say about 12 cr 14 v-v-ars old and many are com- ing from other parts where things are different. If there .was a school they continue their education and so would become' better citizens SUNUGH SOAP THIS is IT i Thf soap that saves you work, and saves you money without injury to hands or article. 'Sunlight Soap turns tub drudgery Into pleasure. Get a of Sunlight to-day and try. Follow Directions. Bank of Coronio to the People of Leth- bridge and vicinity CjTheir very complete facilities for the transac- tion of banking business of every description, with the assurance that all business entrusted to them will receive the most careful attention. CJTheir resources are large, and their experience in handling banking accounts covers a period of more than a half century. Interest is paid on Savings Accounts. Current Accounts Business People on favorable terms. of Credit Issued for Travellers in North America and the East. Money Loaned to Responsible People. CAPITAL REST and UNDIVIDED PROFITS ASSETS Letters of Credit Issued Lethbridge i Branch 1855 W. McEachern Manager Lifebuoy Soap, is delightfully re- freshing for Bath or Toilet in hot weather. For waihing underclothing it is unequalled. and purifies. of Alberta.' And our citizens cannot be too good. We need the best. Even the younger 'children cannot afford to lose two years schooling. Many of these new settlers have already lost this years schooling. Can they af- ford another? Look at the map of the Lethbridge land district and think of the large new se'ttlementfe of this year and next. A school district is usually less in size than a township. There are comparatively few schools yet in this area. There is work for a spec- ial government-' organizer who could help these settlements over these or- ganization difficulties. Here is a concrete example: A child about twelve years of age lives on a homestead twelve miles south i Bow Inland sch "ol and has noth- irg special HV do all day. About the same distance -north; of another school was nearly a school full at one house. Alberta cannot afford to have its future citizens growing up in ignorance. The premier mention- ed yesterday that the province could afford the financial aid as in the past and that probably long a gov- ernment might be sent around: More Good Crops Farmers and .other citizens who have travelled in the country around Medicine Hat all report good crops this year and -a fiith in a contin- uance of good who farm along the best lines 'so as to fo'lovv' Campbell's system of soil tillage. H. H. who lives about- 12 miles south east of Medicine Hat, has about, 40 'acres of crop, all cut and stacked." According to -what has been threshed it will run fiiiy bushels of -oats, and thirty of wheat- as a safe .average. He has forty acres wbJteh has been summer fallowed this sea- son. He has had splendid resulis this season from spring plowing. The .stubble seemed to hold the _which made more moisture. W. E. Babingtos. who lives four miles south of Mcdicirie Hat, has four hundred acres in crop and has another large, patch of summer fal- low. T.; whose farm is one mile south of Medicine Hat, has threshed and" his' wheat yielded 30 busels to the was from a field of. 150 acres. Archie miles to the south west of Medicine Hat, has threshed. His barley, yielded over 40 bushels to the acre and his 25 bushels'. The crops around Creek Springs are first "class. -Everything is cut and stacked., Ross Creek is about east of Medicine Hat. The land -was all pretty well taken 'done. This year's crop has given the people the craze for farming, so the pasture fields, of the ranch cattle vrzll.be curtailed. Wm. A. Stewart of Ross Creek has j a fine crop and when stacking he! took three big loads from each acre. Other neighbors have just as good a crop. Mr. Stewart used pounds of twine when cutting 8 1-2 acres of oats. WH! Explore the Basement This summer the city council has doubled the capacity of the gas wells and the contract has been let for a gas -well of feet which is 1..000 feet deeper than the .present gas wells. The council; are determiaed to find -what fs at the bottom of the basement of Medicine Hat. A Superintendent of Western Post Offices Mayor Milne of Medicine Hat in discussing the need of a new post office inspector for Southern Alberta heartily approved -of the plan. He suggested the need first for one for' the Lethbridge land district resident at 'Lethbridge but whose field could tte practicoljy tine :-v whole southern end of the province. In a'couple of years if the present rush of set- tlers keeps up still another -would be needed with headquarters at Med- icine Hat. said MrMMilne, "what is really needed is a'deputy of the post- rnaster general whose special field would be the western provinces. We will not get the best mail service till that plan is tried, for the east cannot understand our rapid pro- KILLED Juvisty, Surpr France. Sept. hefebvre, the Preach aviotor, has killed by a fall from his aeroplane ,in which he practic- ing .over' the aviatioii field here this aiternoon. L'jftbvrt- sustained mortal injuries when the machine crashed to the ground. Aid was rendered him but ho. died soon afterwards. Daily Herald's Patterns GIRLS DRESS Paris Pattern No. 2083 All Seams Allowed. A simple frock for the first days of i? here portrayed, developed dull green cashmere, stitched with black. The waist portion has the fullness 01 the front and back dis- tributed by a group of narrow tucks either side of the front and back, and.the plaited. skirt :s attached to- the waist'under a belt of the mater- ial, trimmed with narrow black sou- tache braid. A wide princess panel ornaments the front from T.eck, to hem and the sleeves are in three- quarter length. "The pattern is in 5 to 14 years. For a girl of 10 years the dress requires 53-8 yards of material 24 inches wide, 4 3-4 yards- 27 inches wide, 4- 1-8 yards 36 inches wide or 3 1-2 yards 42 inches wide; 5 1--4 yards of soutache braid. Price of pattern, 10 cents. Auction Sole x On Saturday next SEPTEMBER Mth At 2 O'Clock At the Property, Orchard Avenue, North Ward FRANK G. WADDINGTON r Has received instructions from Mr. Byer to Sell by Public Auction'as above a new and well-built 5-Roomed Cottage In Brick Foundation, with good Basement, together with the Four Lots upon the property stands Tbe cottage, which has only been recently built i-s well finished, all lath and plastered, and well adapted to the requirements of a small family. 'Tie Golden West Realty Co.'s automobile will be at the disposal of intending purchasers the property up to day of sale, FRANK G. WADDINGT0N Auctioneer Herald epartment Mrs. Eva Remilliard, of Montreal, died yesterday aa the result of a beating -her husband; save, her last week. The latter has been arrested. Headquarters for Office Stationery of all kinds Fully Equipped in All Branches of the Trade Expert Mechanics and the Latest Machinery If you have not tried us for your work, let us turn you out a trial order Letter Heads Bill Heads Statements Envelopes Phone 106 Invitations Announcements Circulars nphlets Etc., etc. ;