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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 12, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGB HERALD NMTIN6 COh LTD. 0. ft. AUSTIN, fisttar Mtf MMigcr. W. JOftJftAN, Saft. tt M Dtttrtmat. SUBSCRIPTION: In Advance ei.BO a year Otharwlsa efc.00 a year ADVERTISING: Par Month  4.00 Par Inoh Mil POINT W VIEW handled ilk* a crH/tur (or once. In* deed, by way of further accentuating his experience as a crlttur, h� hiked down to the Macleod House and hnd a coup)� of horns placed whore thoy bolong.-Calgary Eye-opener. � ii � Cm Borden Win? Buchanan Talks of Eastern Things (l'dmonion lluiletln.) W. A. Huchnmiti, provincial lihrar-inn, has returned from a trip to the east, the object of which was to secure information and suggest Ions lo a*sl>rt him in tho establishment of a The Toronto News, an independent Conservative Journal whose editor. J. S. Wllllson has been throughmany provincial library in Alberta. While pnlgns sift* up the Con- Ml' "uchanan visited the Ion the next elect - Islntlvc library at Toronto, the The W. C. T. U. THE LARGISH I�ATI�OTia>l. Our growing self-consciousness as Canadians has become very apparent in a greater exploitation of our magnificent country. Us potential great-npss, particularly tjs vast, material resources, has heroine the wonriernnd envy of some old world centres that Conservative leader Borden made a apeech at St. John, N.lt., and now no Conservative can be found to op. pose Hon. Wm. I'ugsley In tho, bye election. Wonderful success and enthusiasm! The plague of lynxes that the east* era papers said had come upon Cat* gary and other Alberta points seems 'to hav� extended eastward as our waaahot and another captured alive In the heart of the city of Montre.il. The Montreal Witness published several statements made weeks and months ago by architects, contxac -tore and mechanics that the Quebec 11 ridge, wuld collapse before it was flalahed. The Government and the Company wore warned. There should be severe punishment in store for those responsible for the terrible ae cident. political campaigns sifcvi up the Con- ��� "uv ��� ^ n.,.- ,�,- n few years ago regarded Canada as aervntivp chances at the next elect - atlve library at Toronto, the l>o- being in renljty what the flippant* Ion making as far as he can tho proa- nilnlon and Labor lVpartmeht lib- Hpeoch of tho French monarch de-pert as rosy ns possible for the Op. at Ottawa, the Columbia fill- scrllieil as "a few nr|alng In* eral party a severe attack of over- 1,10 Harvard Inlverstty library vnded. our Illimitable aivns of sun- confidence. i"1 Cambridge, Mass., the Massachus- ;lil prairies are beginning to yield up Surely the Conservative Party *119 State library and the Huston j I he gold they have Uvn garnering for should ask itself what tt means, hop- Public library ntH ostein, lie found centuries in the marvellous wheat es and cxiw-ts to do at the coming *nttl ,n� "evcrnl Mates nnn, 8 members. Total 224 members. Or, 100 cast of the Ottawa, and 114 West; 180 In eastern and 38 in Western Canada. The 1004 results were. Lib. The Maritime Provinces Quebec,...................... Ontario .................... The Prairies ............... Urltish Columbia and the Yukon .......................... 8 the legislators had placed high value able reward. on a libcvry mid votod $10,000 towards the purchase of books and furnishings. As Is well known, most of the state ond provincial libraries are stocked with books mostly of a reference character so thnt legisla  tors and others may have at hand v�irks that will assist them in securing Information on all the vnriod sub jects that creep Into tlx- discussions of a legislative nsNcmhlaKe. 36 55 07 14 Con. 0 to 40 0 0 14U HIS LAST "HERALD." This week's Issue of the Herald is the I ant to lie "set up" by Geo. A. Thompson, our capable Monolino operator, who on Saturday severs his connection with the Herald aiter nearly two years of service, to take up live study of the linotype in the east. George Is a good one, both us a rapid operator, und as a machinist, and some day when the Herald . has a linotype It may, have the good '. fortune to secure him to decipher the editor's hieroglyphics and put them into shape (pr the Herald's numerous readers. ' . � M     GOSSIP By tke w      ON THE SIDE Tattler    a) 9  The discussion at tho Hoard of Trade concerning tho changing of the nature of the river that gives Ijeth- bridge its scenic beauty and water supply .brought some interesting stories ami good jokes from the members To thotw w*ho are used to it thename has no peculiar sound but to the out-aider the rough Saxon word is not particularly musical nor pleasing, but rather vulgar. One roomberspoko of gotting out of his difficulty whan tsked tbu name of the river by cnu of the lady journalist* last year by assuming the German dialect and called it the "Polly" river. And there were numerous other experlen-' ces. DIPPED BUT NOT A BAPTIST. Who Is. this man Allen, John Allen of Maclood, who is trying to outrival Captain Webb? Uo certainly selects strange places to bathe. The other day Mr. Allen; who owns a bunch of Mock, dipping cattle and Jumped around in great ahope. While in tho act of twisting an old cow's tail Or. East of tho Ottawa ....... 81 10 West of the Ottava ......... 60 flfl Or agaiu. Eastern Canada ..............118 08 Western Canada .............. U'J 0 The Conservatives should gain In (the Maritime Provinces. Prince Kd-ward Island in constitutionally In Opposition, and at present seem* particularly dissatisfied. New Brunswick seems turning against the Oov. eminent and may change its stand  ing of seven Lil>eralft to Six Conservatives into seven lo six, or even eight to five the other way. In Nova Scotia tho Conservatives obviously cannot lose anything and by the law of probabilities should gain nt least u couple of scats. It seems fair to place the next division of the Marl  time Provinces at from 30 to 33 Lib. I^rals and from twelve to fifteen Conservatives. If the election results in no change whatever in Quebec. Sir Wilfrid I�aur-Jer will come to tho Ottawa river with from 75 to 78 out of the hundred. If tlie Conservatives win fifteen seats in Quebec his proportion might bo cut down to 70. t'nless all signs fail, the Ontario l.llierulH are going to get a boating even worse than that of 1004. Suppose that the Conservative majority |s 20-that the score stands 58 to 3S. Here we are up to the Wewwlth a conjectural score of something wry like 110 to 70 in favor of the Lib-era Is. If tho Conservative* do well enough ea�t of the Ottawa to hold Sir Wilfrid down to 70, and carry Ontario by 20, the figures would lie cut down to about 100 Liberals and 80 Conservatives. Of the thirty priilHe seats, ten are wholly new, and many more espec  iully the northernmost, are under Government influence. Under the circumstances the Conservatives will muke remarkable gains if they divide tho representation evenly. British Coluinlria has two seats, to which tho Yukon must be addod, which aim ply fall to tho winner. The Conser vativo cause is looking up in tho mountains, and tho party is hopeful; we may give it the benefit of tho guess, and suppose- that throe of the five contestable seats turn Conserve, the. This means that the thirty oight Weatorn Boats will divide. Libera) twenty, Conservative eighteen Or a total estimate of Liberals, from 190 to 130; Conservatives from 04 to 104, or a Liberal ma Jorlly of from 10 to 35. A Liberal victory with a serious scaling down of the majority. This is. of course, the roughest poHtlhle estimate. Putting it in an other way, Mr. Borden needs 11H votes to win. ir Sir Wilfrid Laurlor comes to the Ottawa with 75 votes Mr. Borden must win 88 votes out of the remaining 124. If the Conservatives hold the Liberals down to 70, thoy frtill must win 80 seats in Ontario and the West. Keversing It A home of their own-that Is tho dream and desire of the major portion. A laudably desire, a divinely inspired dream, whose fulfillment means heroic achievement of the kind that moulds the character and des  tiny of a nation more than feats of nnns. They do not eoltte to us with | ny well-dellned desires or plans for nation building. Their engrossing 1 ing problem Is home building. I llov great then is the responslbll* THE BOSTON PUBLIC LI Hit AH Y. jlty of those born to privileges and .opportunity in this favored land up-Mr. Buchanan says the finest lib- ^on whom rests largely the great task rary he visited during his trip was,of blending Into national life and the Boston Public library, tt Is hous-1 feeling these diverse elements. i>d in a magnificent building thutj The truest friends of our country coot several million dollar* and on today are the men and wonien who its shelves ore over OOO.Ooo volumes hold up high ideals ot patriotism. The library Ik maintained by lhe| Emerson, the grand old sage of �uople of Boston nml ranks next to Concord, once said: "We hesitate to (he Congressional library ul Wash -!usc a word so much abused as pat-Ington. Mr. Burhanan gathered many riot ism. whose true sense is nlmoat ideas ns to tlie system of conduct ing, the reverse of the popular sense. We libraries and he Is confident that the have no sympathy with that boyish Alberta Provincial library will lu n'egotism, hoarse with cheering for few years lie one of the l>esl in the]one side, for one state, for one town; liomlnion and a credit to the people|1 tie right patriotism consists in the (Might which springs from contributing our peculiar and legitimate advantages to the benefit of humanity.' Maple Creek brat Moose Jaw In a lacrosse game by 4-1 on Friday. At the Dominion Hide JUssocintlou meet at Ottawa there weiv representative shots from AII�ei*lo. Of the ten, three were successful In getting places on the Bisley tonm, which Is an exceptionally good showing con-sider and 80 runs before both played on to their wicket oft Stephenson. Tho innings closed for 109. Red IVer could make no stand against l.ucns nnd Borton -show nnd were dismissed for 20, Lucas taking 7 for 7. THIS UNION XAD6L. j "Tell mo not In mournful numbers" Label talk's an empty dream- Be hot marked as one who sfumbers, "Most things are not what they seem." Always seek the Union tabol Every time you go to buy And We'M (pilckly turn the table On the plutocratic guy. "Life is ivalt Life Is earnest!" And unless we show our might, "Dust thou artto dust ivturneet" Will be spoken ot our flight. * Spread the Union Label movement To your children and your wife; With their help you'll see Improve  ment In the poor wage-work(�r's life. "In the world's broad field of battle, In the bivouac of life, He not like dumb driven cat tie! t Be a hero In tho strife)" Lives of plutocrats remind us Thnt we do not get our share; "And In parting leave behind us" Many A tnuUI-mllllonalre. "Let us then be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, ljearn to labor and to wait." Boost our cause whor'or your're able-Lot this bo our battle cry-When wo do not find the label, We'll go somewhere else to buy. And remember-though persistent In our eagerness to tench- We must not be Inconsistent, But should practice what wo preach. You nover 'will make much headway going at things with the head alone. Tho sins we hide In tlie basement always get up Into tlie parlor when we have company. The Lord not only loves a cheerful giver; he loves a giver of good cheer. if the province. OXTAHIO IS KBIEXDLY. I If his view of patriotism be correct ihow great is Canada's responsibility From press, pulpit and political luttrum that five continents might Generolly speaking ..xtremely jheor |||lw aw ()Mr ..^m, friendly, but I ran up nmiinst a few � t 1|>K,U||mte a,|Vnntages. ' It "What is the attitude of the On Inrio people towards Western Can nda?" Mr. Buchanan was nskod. now our experiment te demonstrate lioKsiiiiistk- |h.oplo. They doulAed all.|tevo|VM us ,, the stories about the great resources m ,,,,,,. nmu,g of tho country and h.ctncd to l*> ^||n^_ anxious to do n little knocking. Thnt! class of ranadlnn Is fast finding Ha ..XlR goMi |ml OH,y mnn cnn mBko way to tho cemetery. There Is a type] A |w,pkl Knmt Ktnwg; houKh that needs- to l� attended to Mcn who f()r tnK|| ftnd honof-H Mko and that is the man who makes a. Mlin(, f,8l ,,,, BU(re, ,0(|g> hurried trip through the west nnd re-; nravo men who work while �it tiers turns home making comparisons of Chief of Police Chamberlain of Vancouver has prohibited prln-flgbtlng in that city. The |>a|>ers ot the elty commend the action of tlie chief In putt-ing n stop to these encounters. Tom Longboat, the Indian runner, easily defeated John Marsh of Winnipeg on Saturday. Marsh recently funked n race with Art, Burn of Cal* gary. Evidently knowing he was a dead ono. ho thought he would rntli-r snuff out behind a ureat one like Longboat than U-hind u lesser ll�ht like Hum FINAL HASKHALL STANDING. The oflUiul standing of the different tenuis in the Western Canada Handball league at. tho close of the season Is as folloes: Won. Lost. P.O. Medicine lint ......... 58 !12 .Ot; Edmonton ............... 4U .'�.* .58:1 i^cthhridKc ............ 07 4."� .451 Calgary .................. 20 58 .010 Edmonton, Calgary nnd other places with cities nearly a century old in Ontario. He thinks our western cities should possess every public improvement to lie found in Toronto, Hamilton, Ottawa and other places. the cow made a sudden Jump and thoy must hold the LilieralB down to John vas pulled into the vat ot 110 degrees ,pru^ bil^'iKe'went in head Urat end|i$M{$earlji-tajtlow the bubbling surfftyp. tjjfjn coming up tie shook his mane end -aworn aeross the vat, using tho breast stroke. An excite -ablo Swede, who was using a long polo, essayed to help Allen out, but instead of lifting him out he poked htm under again. Lucky for the Swede 85 or 40 seats in the wholo of Canada, west of tlie Ottawa. It is hard to soe how that can be done. [ ^ This, then,. is the forecast.* Mr. Borden may not win, but he should return with a following considerably increased. The real Conservative point, of attack is 1012. Wo shull be paying tor tho Grand Trunk Pacific then. The wave of railway con- inon sleep, Who dare while others fly- They build a nation's pillars deep And lift tliuui to the aky." 1 Political prophet* are proclaiming that "so Cannda belongs the twen He forgets thnt Edmonton, Calgary, |tioth century." May there lie given U-thliriilKe. Medicine Hal and Bed to the world by our young nation an Deer, v 1th their electric light servtr- object lesson of * national ilovelop es, waterworks nnd sewerage systems j ment along tlie lines of that truer uiv farther advanced than Ontario patriotism, which means not only cities were when tliey were even 00|(|yiaff for our country in constant, .wars old. If they only compnro Al-1 daily service of the right kind. Every moral nnd religious orgoni bertn with tho Ontario of own 20 years ago, the cities of the' bitter province would look us buck ward us some trading post in the north mny lie Just now." FEEL THE PINCH. TOO. 'Is the cast suffering from a fin- ancial stringency?" "I should say it was. Every per -son seems to delight in hunting up long and fierce udjectjves to accompany their opinion of tho banks. It 74�tion thnt nims to lend its memliers up to higher plains ot thinking and living is n factor in developing the higher, the larger patriotism. Wo are glad that in our day pat riot Ism and militarism are not necessarily synonymous tortus. Wo firmly lieHove in the statement of Prosi dent Eliot, of Harvard, thnt "There is no need of bringing on wars in order to breedh oroes. Civilized life affords plenty of opportunities for is tho ciiso in tho States, too. Hutjhero08' oml for � "��* Wn' ever pro they are travelling and having pduced. gooil time Just as though the banks | �ecause of our adherence to, and had so much money that they hnd to �'ffn,,t� to promulgate, those prin eiiKUgo the store next door to pile it.|c|l,',lav" �� to th� in  development of tho boat in our coun mm^m jtry's life, tho Union can truthfully INTEUESTED IN CHOI'S. Mr. Allen took tho incident good-|'etructlon will have eblwd. Wo sliull naturedly and did not mind being | be paying for to-day's expanviun. Sir. Hiichanan found interested in the crops impression was that Alltertit hud the best of ul!. On his way west Mr. Buchanan mot several people from Southern Alberta and they declared the crops there were never so good. In tho Lathbriilgu district the had almost nil heenh nrves-ted in Koine casus grain had been threshed and sold. He heard of a cuho where O. H. Daniel, a leading Leth-bridgo ctti/en, had secured 17 bushels of wheat to the aero from a "vol-tinteor" crop on u farm he purchased in the spring. Alberta Ih considered the richest .western province by all persons in the east, who have toured tho west Thoy consiiler it will be tho great in dustrlul province on account of its plentiful Mipply of coal ami the presence of natural gas. They they also look upon It as a province splendidly adapted for mixed farming. "I mot a man in Toronto who wondered why wo were not able to produce butter and eggs, hogs, etc., enough to feed not only Alliertn, but British Columbia. "Why," hv declared, "your people need never worry about frosts, etc., if they adopt mixed (arming. If thoy low in one branch they will make up in the other. There is a lot of sound uense In that view." lay claim to doing a patriotic or nni/ation of tho highest ty|w. "To Sudden Deaths Life ! unoerUin anil sudden deaths frequently occur. Make your will and appoint this Company ae your Executor nnd you will have an experienced executor us well as security for the currying out ot every elause of your will. THE TRUSTS AND GUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto) Capital and Reserve,  $2,200,000. Public Administrator for Lethbridge Judicial District. Advisory Board for Alberta : D. W. Marsh, Esq. P. Turner Bone, Esq., William Pearce, Esq. 711 First Street West (Alexander Corner) Calgary. A. G. ROSS, Manager. ROYAL * HOTE! TABER, ALTA. Irvine & Lemon* - Proprietors Harvey, Macleod's crock goal keeper, has signed with the Caledonia football team of Calgary and will probably play his old position of outside left. Harvey has played in the Oxford County team and with tlie Tottenham Hots|iers. SEPTEMBER "CANADIAN TOHIAL." IMC - ik'ople keenly fm|,i�tcr to the best development of I. The general | tho ,,,,, wht(.n i8 one-g nomo to seek ft8 highest advancement, to love with a lovo whjch sacrifices selfish Interest to tho turgor latotvsts of the common country-this la true put  Iriotism-and every department of crop(nur WM|.|j loads that way. Our de-Hm'' partiuont of peace and arbitration aims at the ideal patriotism vhlch |>the poet loresaw when ho sang of 'The i'lii'liariieiit of Man, the Fed-rnliun of tho World." A Canadian girl sitting nt the em of a pier Jutting out into on.) of tho great lakes, her head silhouotted ug ainst the setting sun, which touches the dancing water with ts slanting rays-this is the cover picture of th Septemlier "Cnnndlan Pictorial," the monthly which, though only in its second year, announces thnt there Is a Kurpriso In store next month, as it is to be enlarged considerably. In the series of distinguished Canadians tho public mnn chosen for thisinonth is Sir Louis dctte, Lieutenant-Clover nor of Quebec, and Lady Jette's pic tore appears in the woman's section iNThe result of the photographic com putitiun is announced, tho sovereign going to Ontario, und tho prize pic tur� is reproduced with novum I 'hon oroide mentions.' Tho imporiunt huppeniugs ot the month are illustra ted; tho explosion at Eshux, Ont.;tho 'fire at Old Orchard, In which half the summer hotels wore destroyed and thousands ot guests rendered tern porarily homeless; tho pilgrim Douk holiours in Winnipeg, tho annual out ing of tho Canadian 'Alpine Club 'tho birthplace ot Professor Ooldwin Smith. There are two pagea of sum mer scenes in the country, and by th lakoshore that will lntere�t every body. Tho women's department 1,1 eludes a sketch of the work of tho W C.T.U., thu Dominion convention of which is to be held this month Winnipeg, with articles on autumnal fashions, enre of the teeth, und other tiiue-ly topics. Ten cents a copy; ono dollar a your postpaid, the world over. Tho ISctorinl Publishing Co 1-ti! iil. Peter strcot, Montreal. Snmo interesting Information is imparted by the railway map of tho Dominion, recently issued by tho Department or tho Interior. The first charter for n railway ia Canada was obtained in 1832 for a lino from the St. Lnwronco to Lake Champlain, which was oficnod in 188(5. By 185A there were 503 miles of railways In Canada, and In 1807, at tho timo of Confederation, tho mileage u�is about 2.000. The V>tal mileage now in o|ieration is 2l,3h3, representing a capital outlay of 81,832,408,705. When So|*rmlier whuat reached 0 dollar, some of tho fanners wired in saying thut "a dollar In the hand is worth two in the bush. Sell ten thousand now." tUts* $130 mi $240 pr Day FREE BUS MEETS ALL TRAINS Bed IVer public schools opened sessions with 207 pupils on the roll. The C.P.It. intends commoncing ot once to build tho lino from Kam-v