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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta xne Lethbridge Daily Herald, Satiwlay, September 1910. those who use electric motors, generators, or any electrical machinery. This concerns you: Our specialties are power work, instal- ling private or central station plants, conduit installations. "No undertaking is too large for us. Remember that we are the only elec- tric power mechanics-in Southern .Alberta, which we can prove by any test submitted to us. We neither ask nor desire favors.' We stand on our merits alone, but we ask you on an economical, basis to give us a trial. If your motor will not work, or if others have failed to locate the trouble-or repair it without sending your motor away to the makers which causes unnecessary delay. We will give you a written guarantee to buy you a new motor or dypamo if we fail to locate trouble and repair same. We rebuild- motors 'and dynamos. Wo install and repair everything electrical. Remember the- name and address because it will money. save you LEICESTER STEELE ELECTRIC POWER EXPERTS 1110 Redpath Street, Lethbridge Phone 1332 THROUGH THE BLUE GOGGLES Charles Dickens in one ot his books tells of an old woman who had the habit oi cleaning house every day by moving everything out of it in the morning and returning it at should the council see fit. In their r.eport, Messrs. Sage and Conybeare express the opinion that the regula- tive as well as executive power should be invested in the commis- t As a result the family-didn't have ajsioners themselves, who could he i very pleasant place to live in during [made directly responsible to the peo- ple and the present form of council the day. Tile method of this eccentric lady reminds one of the method in which irany local improvements are carried out in Lethbridgc. The grad- ers, for instance, tear streets in sight. Then j leisurely to do some, work uti one and I Mien upon the other. Now they arc j at work with their whole lorce, and j have been for some weeks, out at i Hc'iiiicrsoiV Park, jind several of tin: i streets upon wlivh they commenced j work months ago still remain.unfm- j ished. As a result the public, un- j fortunate enough ,to reside upon streets in the course of being graded, j do not have a very pleasant place to j live in meanwhile. Whether the contractors are to I blame, or the city government or a little yellow dog, it tt hard to say. One probably blames the. other, and the other the. one. Perhaps both will blame tho little yellow dog or sonic, other unknown quantity. And then probably just about the j time the .streets are finished off, and made, at least, half fit to be used for j'the purposes 'streets arc intended, present old altogether dispensed "with. They have also included in their draft .ballot the initiative and ;recall, as the means whereby the electorate can, with the up all of the referendum, which the city they proceed! of Lethbridgt? already in a great mea- PULPIT AND PEW The centenary of, Methodism in Montreal will be celebrated with ap- propriate exercises during the last two weeks, of October and the first week in November, it is fitting that "Great St. James' Church" should be selected as the place to hold the commemora- tive services. A historical lecture de- scribing the beginnings and growth 01 Montreal Methodism will be one of the features. Other item's on the pro- gram are .an ail-Methodist praise ser- vice, and a night of reminisces ceSi participated in by sons and daughters of St. James from far and near, and a Sunday morning fellowship meeting, commencing at 8 o'clock, so as to give time for what is .expected to be biggest -meeting of .the sort ever held in the city. St. Church is in a peculiar sense representative of Can- adian ..-Methodism in general, and this centenary celebration will no doubt attract a large number of people who, though never members of the historic counter, but now the cheaper and more insidious vice of the cigarette was spreading fast, advertisements be- ing placarded all over the country in hold of by Christian people. Among 'the many and varied activ- ities of Dr. Wilfred Grenfell is to be included a Bible Class, which, he con- alon; ment, will come the sewer depart- ripping things up and sure has, retain control of the com- missioners. Thus the people of Leth- bridge will- probably have opportun ity this- fall to vote upon the "straight commission plan" or what is sometimes: known as the "Des Moines system" of city government, because it was first adopted .by the city of that name. It; has since been adopted irr the Middle and West- ern States by over seventy cities, varying in population from ten to two hundred thousand, and'from all accounts seems to be working per- fectly in. all of them. Listen to -what Mayor J-lanna of Des Moines, speakin asr recently as Wednesday, "Aveek, has 'to say upon the working of the plan in his city "Our. said he, "was like that in all other cities. Our city- government fostered inefficiency; ex- travagance, and immorality. We con- sidered the .Indianapolis and Galves- ton plans, the first, concentrating the ow is tke time to build for investment at EAST COLEMAN The time is rapidly approaching, in fact I'believe it lias already, arrived, when certain classses of houses will pay exceedingly well as in- vestments in EAST COLEMAK I believe it is hardly time yet to build expensive houses, but J do think, that a large number of moderate priced houses, suited to the needs of the community, could be rented so as to net the owners an.excellent return. On'the elay of sale, I will offer lots at fo which are intrinsically worth to Thomas Crahim, owner, Joseph (iraftoil, agent, Michel, B. C. Coleman, Alta. Chinese. This, he thought, be every other city that is growing, as the waterworks department to lower i power in the' latter in or relay the water mains. commissioners, but we added the what's the use Almost every paper we pick up informs us that the.same condition of affairs exists in almost all cities' worth living in 'are doing. And there you are. Aid. David King has .left on. a months' visit to the old country, but has leit word that he will again be a ducts at St. Anthony, 'jN7fld., the -head' candidate for aldermanic tin- quarters of the Labrador Deep 'Sea! less bv anv chance Mayor .Adams VIUO..L uj. jjauiauui KJCO. itv su QH.CJI acen Ml Mission, it has become quite -a fea-1 should decide not to- stand iorj onlj--wnen- a man Of surpassing hire in thp. rolle-inns" Hfp nf iTif> miK. i the Chief magistrateship, in, which! initiative referendum and the recall, which are most' important and which make the Des Moines system a mark- ed improvement upon the Galveston plan." "The plan of city government which -plays the council 'against the mayor, and' a board of public works or other supposedly executive organization the council Js foolish, and re- sults'in the inefficiency and imbecil- ity so hire in the religious" life of the mis sion, and has succeeded in holding tno chief case, MORALITIES TO NEW CONDITIONS interest of the men, so that it exceeds j certainly he a candidate for that posi- Roosevelt Defends His Doctrine of New Nationalism Oyster Bay, Sept. 16. Theodore Roosevelt said today that he is not talking revolution In. declaring his new political creed, neither is he mak ing an'appeal to mob" "rule. In a staunch defence ot his doctrine- of -ttre new nationalism, he declared that he in attendance the regular church ser- vices. Of its influence the Doctor says: "There is a real spirit of in- quiry "concerning .religious things, a very encouraging interest in the-vital questions which Christ opens up. if Aid. Bowman or Hatch are in 'the field. He: promises his unqualified support to Mayor Adams "should the latter a-zrec to and dominates things that any suc- cess is achieved under that 'system. "But our system .in JVIoines does work. Moines never had such a moral 'clean-up as in the last the service of the There seems to be stand agaiii. In doing the latter, AW }'ears- The red light, district-has public men. King is only doing what nine-tenths j been driven out of business. We have old moralities to modern conditions. the same time he replied with spirit to those who have been oppos- ing him, and he also denounced news- papers which he said attacked honest of the remainder Of the electorate are a growing desire on the part of all ourj of }atc has [prcparcd to do. men to mark; their religion more byi what they do than-what they say and The mavor-s LeaUh nearjr better police, more and better lights, four times the area of streets clear- ed, four times the amount of pubiic on purely ephemeral work." should' be, and he has repeatedly hint- j work .donc in last thrfee 5rears ed that he intends dropping from civ- in _ any three years hereto- ;.In South ;Africa .there is-a" strong movement toward Church Union. Th'e- negotiatjng parties are Mie Baptist; Congregational and Presbyterian j ports o[ its meetings, seems to be in- Churches. The Methodists are j clined to minimize the need ing back in ic affairs at the'end of the butrfore' with a tax'" levy two'and four- leifnim just say vaii j-ike tic fnr chair -ior another term will be contest this. December. The board of health, from the re- interested in its welfare. old church, are nevertheless keenly m. "f ,meafime' taining a high standard Of butter fat (ditficulty which nas been encountered j in milk sold by city dairies, as corn- arose in connection with the subject pared with necessity of providing of church government but a basis' against tuberculosis infested cows and uncleanliness of stables. The lat- ter is important enough but the house wife is particularly interested in be- ing at-le to get milk just as it comes Arrangements. have been completed hy Rev. Dr. J. Wilbur Chapman for a great religious revival to be held in Jerusalem next March, also a similar mission in Cairo. He will be assisted in these meetings by Mr. Charles M. Alexander, the famed choirleader; Mr. Ernest W. Naftzger, an effective Gospel singer and Mr. Robert Hark-. ness, the young Australian pianist ano composer, who has so skillfully ac- companied Mr. Alexander's choirs. That the cheap American cigarette, rather than opium, is what the mis- sionaries in China have to fight, was p.ublicly and emphatically stated a few days ago by Rev. George Ross., missionary in Honan, who is support- ed by St. John's Presbyterian Church. Toronto, and has been supplying the pulpit of that church in the absence of the pastor, Rev. John McP. Scott. Mr. Ross said that the opium traffic was the chief obstacle to Christian- agreeable to the several constituent elements of the Joint "Committee has been found, and is to be brought be- fore the next Assembly. In the mat- ter of baptism. Doth forms are to be recognized, but Baptist ministers are not to be required to. practice both forms. The" Presbyterian Churchman of Cape Town, while criticizing the proposed constitution in some respects protests its zeal for--Union, and its desire to see a united Protestant Church of South Africa, made up of all evangelical bodies. It expresses its lasting conviction "that Union is the only hopeful policy in view of the great problem of carrying the Gospel to the settlers scattered over the vast areas of 'this thinly-peopled land." The International Sunday School- Association reports up to about mid- summer, the large total of organized Bible classes with a total enrolment of Thus -the ity. which they formerly had to en-1 ber of classes aimed at for the world's prise you. per cent, less than ..for the ten years past, such prompt administra- tion as never before; the voice or the peopl-e heard as -never before and there has never been--such, effectiveness to public opinion. "The professional municipal poli- tician will be dead against the plan by instinct. I advise, you to.- take in- to your confidence the laboring man. The commission plants best of all to -the legitimate business man and to the honest laboring man. If adopt the commission form of govern- ment you will find a popular interest from the cow. And goodness knows, j in. city government that will sur- the price she has to pay the. Leth- bridge milkman: entitles her to.'it- But does not the butter fat standard of milk come less under the scope of a board of.milk than under that of an inspector of weights and meas- ures. Aid. Sage and City Solicitor Cony- beare have submitted their commis- sion plan report, to the council. It takes the form of a draft of tentative i quest-ions to be submitted in the of a plebiscite to the electorate Sunday School Convention, ban' been more than reached The next aim is 25.000 classes by the, time of the International Convention' in San Francisco in 1S11. Canada is credited with classes, and mem- Col. Roosevelt's address was de- livered at the Suffolk. County fair at Rivcrhead, Long Island. exposi- tion of new nationalism came at the close of a speech at which he also de- nounced dishonest dis- honest men of wealth and political bosses. "I wish to see a greater movement of efficiency because we have to deal with great business effi- ciency, I would not do any wrong to great corporations but I don't intend to rely .only on the big: corpor- ations' good, nature to see that the corporations do any harm, against us. I want to see such control of .the wealth now Gathered for business pur poses is in favor of the honest man who docs the work genuinely for the RAPID DEVELOPMENT OF LETHBRIDGE COLLIERIES One Hundred Men Already at Work-Shaft? Being SunKBtiildings and Machinery Erected-rA Big Concern service of--public and to make dishonest man feel that he lias By -the by, a month or two ago the ratepayers voted a natural gas fran- chise to a couple of gentlemen repre- senting capitalists from Oklahoma and elsewhere. They proposed to pipe gas into the city from Bow Island and expected to have things in full swing a year From this fall. Has anj-- body heard from them since the by- law was finallv passed bv the coun- cil? SPECTATOR. bers, Ontario leading with 726 class- es; Nova Scotia, 146; New Bruns- wick and Prince Edward- Island, 48; British Columbia. 35; Manitoba, 37- Saskatchewan. 32; Alberta, 22; 'Que- bec, 19. Fruit Lands In British vear jear tne value _ Offer decidedly remunerative and 'attractive returns. The cultivation of fruits. m this province has become a most interesting art, and a highly profitable industry that provides the grower with a generous competence under the most ideal con- ditions and surroundings imaginable. The most desirable fruit farming district in British Columbia is undoubtedly the Upper Okanagan Valley, where peaches, pears, grapes, apples and every variety of _ small fruits can be grown to perfection. The climate is particularly even and mild, the summer temperature ranging from 70 to 90 degrees, while in the winter the average is 26 degrees above' zero. No irrigation is- necessary, the rainfall throughout the whole year being amply sufficient and well-distributed. In this Upper' Okanagan Valley is the beautiful Carlin Estate, a portion of which has been sub-divided by the owners into blocks ranging from 10 to 20 acres each, and placed with us for sale. This most desirable fruit land lies along the Okanagan branch of the C.P.R., and the Shuswap River as shown on the key plan. The soil is excellent and the cost of clearing what little repuires to be cleared will be small. CARLIN ORCHARDS besides being the most ideally located, are a splendid in- vestment. because when once planted and the trees to bearing, a greatly enhanced value is assurer. Conservative estimates place the value per acre when trees begin to bear at nun T -v ?50C" and this figure steadil-v increases each year until at tho end of the tenth f per acre or more. In the meantime, while the larger fruit trees arc being: matured, every 10 acres under cultivation We are offering Carlin Orchards "at prices ranging from to per acre. Small cash payment down and the balance extended over a term of three years. We believe that Carlin Orchards are the very best' opportunity that has been offered for some time to the man who wishes to become tne owner of a small holding of good land in one of the most favored districts in the world. diStriCt W feel convinced -that CARL.N ORCHARDS are the very best v.lue in this We know that this land will bear your closest investigation, and we' earnestly urge to conscientiously consider Carlin Orchards. To aid you we have caretully compiled authentic information regarding the land, climate, markets, transportation, etc., which we will be pleas- ed to forward together with maps and pictures. We believe it-to be to your interest to acquire this information abo.ut the Upper Okanagan name and address on a post card, or any particular inquiries you wish -to make will receive a prompt reply. SELLING AGENTS 524 Pender St. AY. Vancouver, B. C. ---J Rogers, Black Me Alpine the do what is right and if he.doesn't feel it we shall see to it that he does. That is my whole creed; that is all there is in it. There is no revolution .in it, there is no appeal to mob rule. On the contrary I recognize mob rule as an enemy of the public good just as much as lawless wealth. BRASS TABLETS TO BE ERECTED Wonderful is the feeing made sinking the shafts at what is to toe the mammoth, .plant bridge Collieries, Ltd., situated "across the river from the Gait Mines and just north-west of the West Lethbridge townsite. During the few short weeks since active operations were commenc- ed, a veritable town has sprung up at the scene of the work, and the two shafts, No. 1 and. No. 2, have been sunk and timbered 125 and, J.55 feet respectively. Lying in a full extent of surface operations are riot dis- cernible from the rail way. which, pass- es a short distance .off. One-.has to be right on the spot what a thorough, manner the work is beini carried on. The most prominent fea- tures that attract the eye as one; ap- proaches are the two hoists and earth tipples. Next probably comes .the smoke stack from the boiler house, then the compressor "house and elec- tric light station; five acres, of land are covered with huge pieces of heavy lumber used in timbering the shafts, which will go down 625 feet deep; north of the shafts heat cottages for employees, -two bunk houses and two eating all suit- ably.'built and painted red-and green. Although everything in sight, .witl; the exception of the holes and the wri- ter mains, were declared officials of the company to .oe merely tern-" porary structures, there is nothing ramshackle about any of them, fact, they are better and more In sub- In Commemoration of Heroes of Cut Knife and Batoche Toronto, Sept. brass tab- lets in' commemoration "of those who fell at the engagements of Cut Knife and Batoche, in the northwest rebel- lion, were unveiled at the-armories (last night. Mrs. S." Nordneimer, on of the Toronto Chapters of the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire, performed the ceremony and presented the tablets to Archdea- con Lloyd, Prince Albert Sask. The (ablet in come'moration of heroes of Batcbe will be placed in the Angelican Church at Vonda, Sask., on the edge of the battlefield, -the oUier will be j ed in St. George's Church at Battle- Lieut. Governor J. M. Gibson, pre- sided ami the other speakers includ- ed Bishop Taylor Smith, chaplain general of the British army, Sir Wil- liam Granthara and General W. B. [Otter, inspector general of the Can- adian forces. stantially -built than many of the per- manent structures of some plants. They are going to be used" all the winter, however, and it will -be better and cheaper in the long run to have thorough protection from the weath- er. Much Machinery in Use. The shafts are being sunk under contract by W. H. Hyde, of Pittsburg, the company, however, supplying and erecting practically all the buildingsr material and machinery necessary. The measurement of No. i hole in- Tiie coal: seam, ..the prev- iously .made 'show, will and manager; N. C. Pitcher, "construction engineer; Geo. B. -Saunders, account- ground numbers about eighteen. The temporary equipment being used by the contractor consists of two Robb- Mumford boilers of 150 .horse-power each, two hoists, two 500 cu. ft. air compressors, one of which is at pres- ent installed, and two electric fans. There is also a lectric light sta- i tion sufficient for the present needs TO MAKE BRICK AT CLARESHOLM. C'aresr.clrn, Sept. are j der way to organise a company to be known as the Claresholm Brick and Tile Company, Ltd., which should re- sult in the development of an import- ani industry in this neighborhood. For some time tests hare been in of Mr. W. 'A. Cornwall, of clays found a few miles east on 2-13-25, "and the i results have'-been of a most gratify- ing character. A temporary pumping operation on the Belly of the place, station is in river. It will be replaced in time by a permanent structure. The force main from the pump house to the mine, however, is permanent and con- sists of 17.000 feet of 6 inch Mathe- son jointed Kalamired pipe. A Thick Seam. Work was only commenced sinking the shafts on August 5th, but the con- tractors have made rapid progress. Morrison, construction foreman. Have Other Coal' Interests, Too. The men controlling the- Letlibridge' Collieries, Ltd., are interested also in several othen large projects in West- ern Canada. They control the .West- ern Coal and Coke Co., who have been doing much exploratory neai-'' Pincher Creek; they have large hold- ings of coal land in the- Pacific" Pass, coal field, near, the source of the Ma'c- leod river, and also own, tracts, quite close to Edmonton, upon which con-- tracts for the sinking of shafts nave just -been .let The Lethbridge Collieries. Ltd., :is the fifth large mining plant to-'be in- stalled within actual.sight of the city of LethVidge, omitting altogether ths several smaller ones that cater almost entirely-to the local market. FARMERS FAIL TO LEARN A LESSON. Claresliolm, Sept. Mac- intosh, weed inspector for this district was in town this week and took a trip out to Oxley section to look at some fields said to be over run with thistles. Mr. Macintosh says the Paris, Sept. Jvano-1 thistles and the rumbling mustard are progress, largely through the efforts I vitch rfe Nelidou, the Russian ambas- i the two most noxious weeds in this "Can be depended upon" is an ex- pression we all like to hear, and when it is used in connection with Cham- berlain's Colic. Cholera and Diarrhoea Remedy it means that it never fails to cure diarrohea, or bowel complaints. IT is pleasant to take and equally valuable for cmldren and ad- ults. Sold by all druggists. sador to France, is dying. The dipio- j should be exercised in keeping them mat was stricken with apoplexy under controL While in he while passing through Munich on Au- beard of a number of farms in which bust 8. He was born in St. Peters-j the weeds are commencing to gain burg in 183B, and at the age of and a visit .will iftely re- i suit, years was appointed to a place in ciiS Oi they comply with the regulations. Mr. Macintosh.- says he noticed with foreign office. Me served his country Con- regret that a number of farmers had as ambassador successfully at stantinople, Rome and at Paris, which last post he has held sincH apparently not learned the" lessons of 1003. lie was president of the sec-ifilis year and are putting in their ond Hague conference in 1907. 'wheat in the same old haphazard way. ;