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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 11, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta II Heidi tkatr by of IOC. of 12 and S TW Herroe, 73 CockjhuH, Brentford 17 Charfcvoix Eltf u 71 LewU, Wait Huron bat both new tad old be 44 Roche, JUixiuettt. 73 Foutiac 95 Lefurgfey, Prince, P.E.I 98 Lake, Qu'Appeila 38 Smith, Weutworth 17 arc: JUj. Telford, North Grey 76 THE WESTERNER SAYS (Toronto Newt) The Tramping Lake JHfitrict marching rifbt to front. Uat is growing au attwupt to aiui will BritUiii Columbia in fruit ucss. .Everything is coming our way. OUR VISITORS have this Of all the visited Lethbridge during year none carry with greater possibilities of benefit to Lethbridge and district than do the parties who are with us today. H the Scottish agriculturalists and Bri- tish mining engineers are satisfied that this country is' alright from their respective standpoints, no one can estimate Che good that will ac- crue. Both parties are composed of experts who know exactly what they are looking for and will know it when they see it. Therefore it is the business of the people of this vicin- ity to show -them what we have with- full confidence best there is. The British Mining Engineers Hughes, King'g P.B.I. 57 Caldwell, Nortln Lanark S3 Kfclay, .East Peterboro 71 Cyr, Provencher 10 McCarthy, North Suucoe............41 McLean, Centre York 20 In Moutiuagny, Armand Lavergne's majority was only 58. The political speculators can draw their own conclusions from these fig- Two thousand cfeUdrau at QrtAniQ-rr of ferkonls Educating them is a large order but Calgary people say that ao import- Mi article is better than the home grown. that it is r-he NO LIBERAL DEFEAT IN SIGHT The Hamilton Herald, aa independ- ent journal, with strong Conserva- tive leanings, in reviewing the pros- pects for a Dominion election this fall says: "Present indications do not point to a change of government as a result of the elections. Doubt-1 less there will be a reduction in the There are fifteen hundred miles more railway in the West tfean a year ago today. When the new country these liuM open gets ita oud breath and begins to produce and consume then, business will take on isvreased One man at MacLeod, has what Geld of acres, and over one- third of it is expected to thresh.for ty-five bushels to the. axre, and the last time some of us were in Mac- leod there was not an acre of wheat ua fifty miles of it. Buffalo Brand Portland Cement Plaster Wood Fibre Polite Vaudeville Ik tartfcy Co. ItoL RANK IGNORANCE English newspapers are as a rule informed, but the matter of the government's big majority. The Na- Fernie fire has been distinctly hash- tioualist influence in Quebec will be used against Liberal party and are of many of the leading mine .men. of Great Britain aud also include a number of representatives of the Canadian Mining Institute. Al- though mining has been carried on here for many years the industry is but in its infancy. As yet the Gait mines are the only mines that have passed the development stage and are producing coal in any quantity There are several large properties in process of development as the Dia inond Coal Co., the Royal Collieries the Lethbridge Collieries and beside these there are several smaller mine producing coal in small quautitie which if taken over by concerns with capital would have the outpu greatly increased. Lethbridge i without doubt the centre of the greatest area of bituminous coal in Canada, if .not in America. As yet its extent is but imperfectly known. In nearly every coulee for scores cl miles in every direction there are outcroppings of coal. As farmers sink their wells in various parts of the country they come across layers of good coal. The visiting mine op- erators seeing the extent and quality of the coal are bound- to be interest- ed which to men of this stamp means much more than the satisfying of a passing curiosity. There is no doubt but what coalmining in this district is a good thing. There are unlimit- ed areas, and the quality is the best possible for domestic coal and much of it good steam coal. It is found in layers thick enough to make easy and profitable working, it being nec- essary to take out very little dirt with the coal. Moreover, there is a great and expanding market with good railway facilities with immed- iate prospects of much better. These are facts that doubtless the visiting miners will see for themselves and be convinced that this district is good place to invest their capital fo the production of the fuel for the Great Canadian West. v When travellers, excursion, parties and landseekers, come to us from across the line, or from eastern Ca- nada, they all come with the same eyes, viz, to sec wheat and wheat lands. But such ia not the case with the party of Scotch agriculturalls's. They come with eyes for a dozen or a score of things. One looks ovtjr the country from the stundfoint of a grain raiser, another that ol the cattle breeder or thi 1 another is a sheep man, some will judge from the standpoint of a may win a few seats for the Conser- readers in its issue af August 8th: by some of them. The Liverpool vVeekly Post has this to hand to Its In Xova Scotia it. is not! o be expected that every seat will be won by the government, as in 1904. In New Brunswick the Libe party is divided and a Conservative Government is in power; but it is not probable that there will be anything like' a slump to the Conservatives in that Province. In Ontario and the West the Conservatives are sure to gain pome seats, but it is almost as certain that the Government will al- so make some gains, and the net gain "Jfernie, a prosperous town of six thousand in the south-eastern corner of Vancouver has been destroyed by fire'." And again: "The fire originated one hundred miles north of the National. Park, near Banff, a forest long dry from drought." For the information of the jost f may be said that Vaacouverfis a city and the commercial capital of British Columbia, situated on the Pa New Location But Same. Low Prices F. German Between Sage's and Roy's Moving Pictures Oliver's Hall nroaowsEACH HUT 8 p.m. and 9.30 p.m. Mitts 25: Good Residence Lots On Road PROFESSIONAL CARDS OR. w. QALBRAITH Physician, Office 914 Redpath St. 'Phone 63 Before 9 a.m., 2-3 7-8 p.m. NURSING MRS. C. R. GREY Trained uurse open for Can be found at W. 0. Button's. Courtlaud St. far each Cue- third down and bal- auce in one and two at 8 per cent A Limited Number Only Iffiabtt Km ill Alberta Restaurant 1; For GOOD MEALS Shoi t Orders at all Hours Prompt and Efficient Service Oliver Block Phone 228 for the Opposition is not likely to be j cific coast and is exactly 561 miles great. Upon the whole, therefore, in a bee line. Better get the prospects are that the a map of Canada for the Post edi- Government will be returned to pow- torial rooms. er with a majority smaller than the Then Lloyd's Weekly Xews of Aug- one it now commands, but one that ust 8th, has "a number of strange will, serve." things -to say: Here are a few sam1, pies: "What bids fair to be the great- est disaster of modern times on the American continent has befall- en the Kootenay district of British Columbia, where a vast area, calcu lated at about 200 square miles, 'has been swept by a sea of flame which has wiped out ten. lumber and mining townships and many lit OUR POINT OF VIEW You can count on it, Mr. Merchant, that this is going to be the best fall for business that Lethbridge -ever Lethbridge had a visit from a real live English Lord this week and up to the present DO serious results have been noticed in the local "heiress" colony. tures of the great fire was the wild stampede of animals from out .of the mountain fastnesses. These have been in every case the percur- sors of the fire, and in many in- stances, warned people of the im- minence of the danger before it was otherwise known. The terrorized animals crowded the gullies and the prairie, where safety might be found, regardless of the presence of human beings." One wonders what brand would produce the above. It is a fact, and one which annoys English people who have settled or are so- journing in Canada, that English pa- pers, as a general rule, show such a lack, of knowledge about this country its people and the conditions here. Papers with such a circulation as Lloyd's should have a Canadian, an Australian, an American and a South African on their staff so as to edit their and colonial news with a little Craribrook Herald. MADAM (Orchestral Piahittt) Teacher of pianoforte, organ, and voice production. Visits or ory or advanced. Coaching for exams. Howard Crafab prepara HAMILTON YOUNG and Room Block. r C.F.P.Conybeart, K.C., D.C.L., B. Morton JOHM, B. C. I CONYBEARE JONES Barristers, Solicitors, Etc- Office: Conybeare Block. I New 5-roomed Cottage and Stable ami two lots For loOO Cash Close in I Tte Coaliiie tetainit Is the place to got a good Square Meal. Everything new and clean. letwnit's Bid Stnd Coaldale Block. Short Orders at all Hours I Alberta Realty Go, I taWcDKk t Coal, Ice and i: DRAYING Sherman drew first blood ut Cal- gary. He made Qfnef English go away back and sit down. A- mad dog created excitement in a Toronto church. In some churches the music would set any dog crazy. Tt is a case of "we came, we saw, and we bought land" with the land- seeker who, conies to Southern Alber- ta. Hamar Greenwood, it.P., for York, who is a member of the Executive ct the Liberal party of the United King, doin, says there will not be a gener- al election in Great Britain before 1911. He says it was true that the breeder, others are farnioir., others again are poultry- .JIP.TI and so Government had lost some bye elec- tions, but that was the rule for Go- vernments in the old land, in 1906, the Conservative party, he pointed out, was composed of 156 members. Out of twenty-nine Liberal seats con- tested the Conservatives had won six He again, averred his faith in Win- ston Churchill, whom1 he thought was the greatest English statesman since William Pitt. Mr. Asquith he con- sidered the most powerful leader since Gladstone, and under him the Liberal party was absolutely united, and worked better than any party in tie villages, caused hundreds of deaths and rendered at the lowest estimate people homeless." The exaggeration in. the above par- agraph is too evident to call for com ment. Further on, this great family newspaper of the English working classes says: "Then followed the news that after destroying Ferule the flames had wiped out Hosraer, with a population of 500; Olsen, with 300 inhabitants; and Sparwood, with 200, and had attacked Michel Morrissey was partially burned, and the devastation reach- ed as far south as Elko, only a small portion of the town escap- ing." Who ever telegraphed the above could have known very little about the lav of the country. Once more: "Appalling scenes were witnessed during the Sight of the people from the flames, which swept down the mountain sides like fierce torrents, devouring everything in their way. The disaster came so suddenly up- on the people of Fernie that, in many cases there was not. tinns to escape, and hundreds took refuge in coke ovens, which have been dug deep in the sides of the hills, while others found refuge in cellars and wells." A coke oven is not a dug out, but built upon level ground, a thing that L. M. JOHN STONE Barrister and Solicitor Office adjoining Union bridge. B-lyr Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietore Office opposite Balmoral W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc. x Office: Southard Block. ADD-ON SON Funural Directors Embalmers 321 Crabb St. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. Office and Residence Phone 102 F. B. ROLFSON ARCHITECT Room 9 Whitney Block. J. P; Rodgers Jos. A. Young FOR SALE HORSES Heavy and Light ___ RODGERS 4 YOUNG Sale SUbles Wood St. JAS. A. MACDONALO ARCHITECT Southard Block, Redpath Alta. PHONE EXCURSION RATES TO THE LAND OF THE BIG RED APPLE Under the auspices of The Arrow Lake Orchards The Excursion will leave Lethbridge, September 20th Claresholm 19th And Points on Spokane THE HISSES EROOK Fashionable Dressmakers Children's Clothes and Plain Sewing 41 Argyle Avenue it 19th far this year the Government had jniss- ed some 38 public acts and somo 122 private acts of parliament. on. Each man is a spc-.mli-t. in his lhe history of Parliament. line and nearly all t'ift iinf-s art- nil ferent. Scotch people are not? I f r iheir achievements in oUi :r Sands t-von more than for their acx'orripU.shnn-nts in. their native Wht-v.XT they go they make good. Tiio Sr. t'-h agricultural lenders t-> Cana- da and seeing what thorj is here will return to Scotland publish thn results of their observations. Pom h ern Alberta may not the iiio'.l country from standpoint there is no doubt but what this conn try is better suited to the m.iH'rilv of the Scottish farmers than ma oth WEALTHY LADY SUICIDES Newark, Sept. body of Mrs. Ashton Harvey, dressed in white and literally covered with a fortune j I in juwels was found today in the pri- j anyone ought to know. But the piece de resistance of all j the breaks is the following-: "One of the most impressive fea- One day will be spent at the Nelson Exhibition, arriving at the Company's; lands on the morning of the 22nd, returning the same day. The party will be accompanied by the Company's representatives. lor further particulars and application forms apply I FREEMAN, letkbrifce, AHa. AIUNDSON NORTH, Aha. THE WEBB REALTY CO., SpkaM, Wash. Applications should be in. by Sept. 18th or sooner The Arrow Lake Orchards M. Watch the new Bulletin Board for the menu for each meal WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TE M PE RANGE UNION Meet in Methodist Wesley Church everj third Friday in. the month at 3.30 p. IB. Visitors always welcome. MRS. HUMPHRIES, Prea. MRS. CHAS. McCLENAGHAN, 83-0 Secretarj Lethbridge Lodge (39) A. F. 8t A. M.r G. R. A. Regular meeting nigkty the -third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P. 0. Block, at.8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always receive a hearty welcome. A.C.MESSER, G.V.S'CORKEY, W. M. Secretary, P. 0. Box 537 Meets 1st and 3rd M o n d ays in K. of P Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. S. G. DAVIES, W.P .24-1 y T., J. WHITE, W. S Canadian Order of Foresters vale [pjrasure lake on the estate of! Stuart Hartshorn, at South Hills, by bloodhounds which had brought from New York to seek her. The body was found in the Sake. Her husband believes Mrs. Harvey er country they could go to anywhere The visiting Scottish experts can to- day see the best wheat fields in tho' world. They can see horses raised in Alberta that are hard to bent. They can see that this is an ideal cattle and sheep country. A brief study of conditions will prove that the man who prefers mi.vod fanning can bo easily suited especially on tho irrigated lands. From whatever standpoint they, may view and judge our country, our visitors should eas- ily sec that for the emigrating Scotchman there is no more desir- able locality than that surrounding Lethbridge. committed suicide. She had been a sufferer from hoadache for nine years. She had .also grieved over the death of her oldest son Ashton. BY SLIM MAJORITIES There are twenty members in the present House of Commons who hold THEY'RE IN! English Papers R. R. Man Magazine All Story Blue Book Pacific Monthly Family Herald Delineator Sage Brush Philosophy SKI TiEPKTIK BUY YOUR Tomatoes From the Grower RIPE TOMATOES 70 Ib. crate GREEN TOMATOES 3 l-2c per fr f.o.b. Creston j. STAGE SMITH CRESTON, B.C. The Ubeta Railway and irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET N..262 Meets in K. of P Hall last Thursday of month. Yiiiting Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, C.R A. NEIDIGr, F.S. lots (tort! if tte Eailnal art ffest of Westainster U. FROM 1 C EACH Also a tew Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each TO YOUR HEALTH you drink every time you drink a bottle of Alberta Pride Beer bottled by us. We bottle only the best, it is beer, mineral waters, ginger ale, sarsaparilla, kola kola, r-io. OUT soft drinks are all healthful, as well as the pure and delicious bottled beer, hott! J by us. LETHBRIDGE BREWING MALTING COMPANY. Ltd LuTHBRIOGE LObut NO. C. B. P. O. E. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 8.15 p.m. E. A. SHARWAN, E. R. PRIEST. Secretary. Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293. Sou at [nglari Benefit Societ) TERMS EASY One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum First-class Cafe 1UEI MTU DINING Shtrt Order Between Meals CARROLL DOYLE in the KnigUs of Hall evi-ry firsts Mul third Thursday in the month rtt 8 p.m. Visiting trotlm-n always wel come. Krr-4 T. KoMns, Hu: Bur 57. Walter A pplplij, W. READ THE LETHBRIDGE HER- ALD IF YOU WANT TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH SOUTHERN AL- BERTA'S ADVANCEMENT. Lodge No. NORTH-WEST ASSOCIATION OF STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall every Bec- and and fourth Mondays in the month. Employers requiring certiGcated en- gineers, and engineera out o[ employ- ment, would do well to communicate with ua. ROBERT NEVIN, Chu-1 W. A. DICKSON, Secretary. 44-lnd-v ;