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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta TWO THE JLCTHBRItHtc HERAUtl, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, INI IS Daily Herald Established 190? Published by the Daily Herald Print- tag Co., Ltd., every lawful evening "office, Aound St., Lethbridge. Alberta. Canada. W. A! BUCHANAN Uirefctor and Edifor Subscription Rates one year, delivered Daily, six months, delivered 2.00 Daily, three months, delivered 1.00 Daily, one. month, delivered.....35 Daily, oue year, by mail......3.00 Daijy, six mouths, by mail 1-75 Daily, three months, by mail.....85 Addresses changed as often as de- Jired. but 'both new and old ad- dresses must be WEEKLY Published every Wednesday hi eight pages, and contains a summary of the world's news of the week, local and foreign. One year, in advance 8ii in advance Three months, in avarice........50 THE DAILY HERALD on sale at the following places: Sage, f. G. Robertson A Co., J. D. Higinbotham .Co., J. J. Johnston. A Co.. R. W. Ham- J. Mitchell D. L. McCrea. Brofl. Drug Book Co. J. Stafford. B. E. Suddaby. Atchisoa. L. Keiuecke. Tugham. Bow Werts. SUN FIRE OFFICE i LONDON, ttraacfe, Su- Buildup. Toronto. B. H. Blackburn. C. B. BOWMAN, AGENT, LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. than up this important Batter with the proper authorities "'and en- deavor to arrange'for ..the, establish- ment of u townsite.at Coutts. LICENSE BOARD FOR ENTIRE PROVINCE Central License Board to Supercede Boards of License Commissioners OUR POINT OF VIEW j A British nobleman, is confined in j a padded cell at Vancouver, Accord-1 gy ordej. in councu Of the Al- ing to the British prvss a lot of noble-; bgrt'a government> an innovation has men expect to be confined in the poor I -n the method by which house if Lloyd George's budget car-j licensi-s ars to be granted in ries. 'Theu for the reign of the com- province. Hitherto there have mon people. 'been twelve boards of license com- missioners, witli jurisdiction over the Experience is teaching Regina of license districts, the ward system is a curse to boards are now to be super- cipal government. Already the board by a central license board com- of trade- of that city has displayed of .three commissioners, who a commendable interest in civic af- on all applicants for fairs by advocating the abolition oljjjqU0.- licenses throughout the pro- the system. ivince. The commissioners who will under- Hosmer has been on the map work are Dr. 0. P. Strong, little over a year, but already it dentist; 0; -Edmonton; David G. sesses enough whole souled people Bayne" general merchant of. Bank- to raise a subscription of one thous- head, and. Thomas McKercher, lum- and dollars for labor day sports. It dealer ami merchant of Olds. It would take a town in the east, hundred years older and with ten i times the population to open its purse strings, as liberally as that. othe ,HOW THE EXPLORER KNEW During the past lew weeks a ques- tion often propounded is: "How Js an explorer to know when he reaches the Reference has been made in despatches to the sextant- and it is this instrument that telis the longi- tude and latitude. It is an instru- ment small enough to bs held in the hand and is equally well adapted for measuring the altitude of celestial order to obtain the lati- tude .and local time, or lor meaeur- ing'the angle between toe moon and the eun, or "the moon an-1 s. fixed star to ascertain iiv: 1 miritu.la, called because measure is'recorded on an ar- 60 degrees, one-sixth f K Jt c sists ol' a frame, iHt'i.P.y t.f stiffened by1 Tne arc at the bottom of the tri in with double the 'iu-nh .r of d.'gieea actually measured. hi? i; f! 'ii- "he- cause the fixed anl m-'7iole glares at to the in- -nt a reflection thr- objcfo ob- served 'and tbos :o-u. an aiv_'io n "iitce to each fittu1 nn-] nly half the anguar list-in, ie ce'vreo-n such objects, one (.f which rli- reclly and the other by r. The arc of 120 degrees thus the actual angle. Midway on one sjde is a opposite, on the frame, is a glass, in "the upper half and sil- in the lower half. Both the telescope and the glass are firmly at- tached to the frame. At the top of the frame is a mirror which is movable by means of a fastened arm. C is called the index glass and the arm R-M xevolTCS-sssssd Afe-M is a shifting scale for making fractional Measurements- and called a vernier. The observer takes the instrument In Kis hand and holds the 'telescope horizontally. Looking through the telescope, he may the horizon through the transparent surface of the horizon glass H. Then, if -wishing to the sun into line, he manipu- lates the mirror C as a child handles A bit of looking glass for the purpose j -of catching the sun's glaae and throw: ing it into the eyes of a companion. He turns the arm Pk-M. until the mir- ror C catches the reflection and then throws it back to the silvered surface of-the glass H. When the sun is thus-made to coincide with the horiz- on'-one section'of the graduated arc over -which "the arm R-M has passed indicates the measu-re of the angle in is exactly determin- ed movable fractional scale or verniers Arabian astronomers are credited with having -used a sextant as far back as the year 995, with a radius of 59 feet 9 inches." The modern in- strument was invented independently about 1730 by Godfrey, of Philadelphia, and Gapt. Hadley. of the British navy. three eommission- discontimie their p-resent oc- cupations and mil devote their I whole time to their new duties. Powers of Commissioners Hosmec has a opera house i Board of License Commission- manager. He is. giving the opera er3 province will have powers house free for church and educational i'jn, regard the .regulation of the affairs. Nothing, narrow or mean ia-svS in. the province, much the about that chap. same as the .railway commission has I in .railway matters, in the Dominion. Thanks -to the -generosity of the It will .be the duty of the board to International Coal and-Coke... Co., deal with all questions regarding the Coleman is going to have a fine park license, system of controlling the property. All corporations ace not! 1 as greedy and grabbing as some It is not .known as yet who the Good assort- ment of Bar and i Table ji" Glassware i. Just received i' The Bentley Co. Ml 1 o f fcitsile and Seta; nni lETNIIIttE AMATEUR The quality of your pliotos depends on the film wed ENSKxN FILMS give good results every time. Thorough- ly tested and tried. Try one and you won't want any other The PEOPLE'S DRUG STORE NORTH WARD W.P.J. ALEXANDER, Prescription Specialist. 445 Graduate Druggist Nitht Btll Optician. WILL EXTEND THE ROAD El Pasc, Texas, Sept. J. S. Piersbn, one of the several Can- adian capitalists who recently pur- chased the Eio Grande, Sierra Madre. and, Pacific raikoad and secured con- trol of the Chihuahua and, Pacific, announced last night that the two roads -would .be extended from. El Paso to the" Pacific ocean ,with an outlet at the mouth of the Eio Mayo, in Senora, the project to involve begin in thirty days. JOHN GEDDES GRAIN COMMISSION MERCHANT Offices: Winnipeg and bridge. Lethbridge Office: 307 Crabb street; Phone 455. G. O'QRADY, Jr. Af tnt. Slide, Yes, You'll have to hurry, and get your orders in early, if you want some of that four foot cord- wood delivered at per cord. Pio- neer Lumber Co. Phone 407 and 73. CARBIDE I __ We have just received a large shipment of J CARBIDE. Call and get our prices on large or small quantities. The Standard Garage Go. Phone 343. Wood it. Jj ple would try to make out. That across the 'Continent trip of Taft's ought, to reduce avoirdu- pois somewhat. London the less claims a popula- tion of 49.507. What's the use stopping at that. Might as well claim over fifty thousand while they were at- it. chairinman of the board ..of. license will nor when the I-first meeting will be held. CLOSE UP LAUNDRIES The Calpary Xews claims that Cal- gary is synonomous with prosp city. what do you think of that? What about the city of Lethbridge, .which at the present time is growing faster -and is more Calgary. Vancouver is going to put on the racing lid. after a-half dozen young men have been ruined. The same old story of closing the stable after the horse had got away. 1 'Edmonton ought to postpone its census taking until the first of Oc- when the parliament 'building's, corner stone is being laid. Montreal's city council must be real rotten, when the mayor declines to. attend the meetings. Lord Beresford says the situation in England is red headed. Of. course, he means warm. Kingston Take'' Unsxpected i .Course. In Kingston a by-law has pass ed forcing the laundries to pay a li- cense fee. x-The new law all kin's of trouble as the following Kingston despatch shows: j "The circus of JTorris and Rowe ar- rived in town on Saturday morning, j i What the lauu- TarymenT than to pay these Kingston- i ians back by letting their laundry [soak in the tubs for a few days long- er. Accordingly they held a meeting and decided cSa their course of ac- tion. "That afternoon, instead of a dozen laundries .wide open and humming with--the' delayed work of the week, the astonishing sight was offered of twenty ..'.'or'thirty Chinamen marching up to the circus in a" body, laughing in: their sleeves at the discomfiture of tlieir white brothers. Not a laun- dry opened, contrary to all hopes. Not a collar or shirt w.-nt through the wringer. Not a patron cf the in- dicted laundrymen received a of clotbiTlg i.ti time for Sunday, as he confidently expected. The incident has" created -a great deal of amuse- ment here-." The Toronto Star remarks that Peary Cook zire fighting litte two Pole cats. We wonder if that foreign mission paper, the Catholic Register, attacks moans the Eye Opener in English. The Register gives it as bad a reputa- tion, anyway.' Prince Albert, Sask., Daily News, is -seriously concerned about the dis- covery' of the Pole by Dr. Cook. Why doesn't it settle the doubt in its mind by taking a .run to the Pole some day after the paper is off the press and decide for itself. With the great crop of oats in this district isn't, it about time an oat- meal factorv was located here. MONEY to LOAN on Farm Lands and at 8 per cent, interest Terms of payment ar- ranged to suit borrower Hatch Coons FARM LANDS AND CITY PROPERTY Phone 159 Oliver Block Ipply: Ike IOUTIEII ILIEITI Lflli III IIKSTIEIT CO, PROFESSIONAL CARDS DR. W. 8. QALBRAITM-Phyiiclau Surgeon, Accoucher. 9 a.m., 9-3; 7.8 p.m. Office 914 path St. Phone M. DOCTORS MEWBURN AND DEANl' Street. a.m.. 8.3, DR. A. McNALLY-Office Stafford Block. Residence cor. Bompas and Crabb. Phone: Office 277; 72. DK. J. E. Surgeon. AccoucDer. OddtelJowt Block. 9 a.m.. llto i to 5. 7 to 8. Thone, day .ai 342. D. A. TAXLOP M.D., C.M-Special ist, Eye, Ear, and Throat. Stafford Block. Lethbridge. Office a.m.. i-6 p.m. 7.8 p.in. TYPEWRITER SUPPLIES Ribbons for all Paper, per box 100 theets, from..............f3 Copying Paper, ream, from Agenta for the REMINGTON MACHINES tt 140. Call and gtt WESTERN STATIONERY CO. Just arrived at Stock Yards and Geldings M Slf. 'J J. F. Rodgers Sale StaBles J Wood Street, Lethbridge If You'll But Taste No Time You'll Waste in ordering a case or two of our carbonated bottled beverages. Your fancy may be for ginger ale lemon or cream soda, birch beer sarsaparilla. or some of the many mineral or table waters. See our list, taste our drinks, and your family will be ser-Ved by'us The Lethbridge Brewing and Malting Company, Ltd. 8UY BURDETT TOWNSITE Calgary Men Purchase Townsite, To- gether With Some Buildings Calgary, Sept. big- real estate deal was completed yes- terday, when Messrs. W. E. Fooke and B. F. Lundy purchased the townsite of Burdett, together with sev eral buildings thereon, from Mr. A. B. Hcaglin. Although the price, is being kept secret at the present pre- ,sont time, it is known that the sum paid was very high. Burdett is situated on the Crow's Nest branch of the C. P. R.3 midway between Medicine Hat and Leth- bridge. -A BOUNDARY TOWN A -town is being ...built up on the American'side of the line opposite Coutts, to of the whole- salers in this part of Alberta, as many.farmers, aad -ranchers go there to do Business who otherwise would Canadian side. The trou- ble, at'. is that r possession of property, .cannot be secured except on; a short lease-and roen refuse to build under sucb. conditions. There is a feeling, often expressed to the that townsite should be market -at Coutts, in order that' -should be built up on this side-ofCthe line. The jobbers in city would benefit as they- would supply Vtores I, Coutts with, their stocks" of merchandise. As it. is now the merchants Sweet Grass pat- .Montana jobbers. It may be news 'to many, -but it is true neyer- jhany farmers are locat- the f country east of Coutts and there is bound to The "Lcth- bridge. Board of Trade might do worse CARMEN TO AFFILIATE Atlanta, Ga., Sept. is au- thoritatively stated that the conven- tion of'the Brotherhood of Rail way Caxmen of America, in executive ses- sion yesterday voted to with the American Federation of Labor. INDIANS DROWNED Victoria, B. C., Sept. light keeper at Race who here this morning, reports seeing a Columbia river boat -capsized and from it eight or ten Indians, includ- ing woman and children, drowned yesterday morning during a strong southwest squall. "It is reported that only one Indian survived. 4 GIVE THE LITTLE SUCKERS A CHANCE If Or in other words, Make, your Baby Darling" just as liappy. healthy and comfortable as: is possible, and this can best do by getting all of Baby's Requirements, siich as Feeding Bottles, Nipples, Baby PoVder, Pnffs, Soap. Foods, Medicines, etc, at _ The Red Cross Drug Book Co. THE SAFE, SATISFACTORY DRUG STORE Bay and Night Phone 5 Night Bell he Dispenser. Acadia Block Redpath Street The Picture Framer. DON'T FORG-ET THE DATE 'v Tuesday Morning, 2.20, Sept. 21st TO THE HOME OF THE BIG RED APPLE .The Eleventh Excursion to the Emit Lands of the. Arrow Lake Orchards will start on the above date from Leth- bridge, and corresponding dates from other points, taking in the Nelson Fruit Fair on ihe way. If you want to see this glorious country now is yonr chance -THE- Arrow Lake Orchards M. FREEMAN, General Agent, Lethbridge, E. McCANDLISH, Gen: Ager.t, Cfaresholm, Alta. TITLE TO ALL OUR LANbS, COAL on the market, per ton Nut coal, delivered. Address postcard to New Mine, Royal View. F. WADDINGTON Phone 261 City Agent. DR. GARNET T. IVES, DENTIST- Graduate Royal College of Dental Surgeons, Toronto. Stafford Block, KoonM 6 and e. Hours 9-19 1-5. MISS nurse, has opened a prlvte maternity hos- pital on Wallwork St.. near the El- Obstetrical to Treatment S'ffi" children'. 11.50 per day. Patients arc ed to pay OHC week advance, and to pay ior their own spirits. Phone 269..' MUSIC many-. High Class Scotch specialty. Open for -recitals ban quets, concerts, etc. For terms ap ply cjo Hoyal Collieries, MRS. W. J. ALEXANDER, A T C M A O C Toronto bpnservatory of -Music; Gold Med- ?hst' Ontario Conservatory of Mus- ic Whitby, is prepared to accept a limited number of pupils in voice culture and piano instruction. Concert engagements acceptecU Ad- dress People'e Drug Store, West- minster fioad. P. (X- "f Phone LEGAL JOHNSTONE tera and solicitors. Office adjoin- iiig TJnion Bank, Lethbridge. L. M. "Johnstone; J. Ifonnan Eitchie. SIMMONS to W. C. Simmsns. Rarrlstfirs go licitors and Notaries. Mooey to loan W. C. Simmons 3. j. Shepherd! Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG- BTiOS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE 83 C. F. P. CONYBEARE, K.C., ,D C L Barrister, Solicitor, fitc. ,Conybeare Block. Lptbbridfe. A) berta." Canada Western Chartered Corporation Ltd. Capital Financial Agents. Fiscal Agents Brokers. -for Royal Collieries Ltd All Standard Stocks Handled HEAD B, C. 1 mperial Bank of Canada HEAD TORONTO Capital Authorized Capital Paid Up Reterve Fund D. R. Wilkie, President. Hon. Robert Vice-President. Accounts of Corporations, Municipalities, Merchants, Farmers and Private Individuals invited. SAVINGS Special attention is given to Sayings Bank Deposits of fl.GO and upwards received and inter- allowed from date of deposit. LETHBRIDGE W. R. SEATLE, Manager. Begin Block, Sound St., beside Bentley's Store. LODGE PRIDE OF ALBERTA. No: 293, Sons of England Benefit Society Meets in the Hall every first and third Wednesday the month at 8 p.m. For full particulars apply W. J. Wade, Fred T, W. President. Sec... Boi 67. a v oolicitor, Notary ford Blk Room K SURVEYING B.A.Sc.-Buminioc Land Surveyor, irrigatiwn and Hy- draulic Engineer. Room 5, Whit- ney Block. Phone 205. ARCHITECTS AND WlLLlAMS-Architeci. i ney Block., Williams Bro' Architects, Detroit! F..-8. Boom s Whitney Block. AS. A. Macdonald Block, Redpatb W- M-.DODD-Architect, Calgary Lethbndga. Specialist in Fireprcol- mg. sanitation, heating SPt; Carver. M.B.A.A.. M-K-A-, A.A.I.C.. Etc.. Manage. Lethbridge Office, Bryan Block nurUng br day or week, MTB; C.'Bl GrayTat MM L. Johnatdu's. 314 Catbill St. "ist Bedpath, or Phone 87 BEATON-Contracter an4 builder Estimatea free. and alterations m specialty. porary office City Bakery, Ford 8t or Boi 355, City Meets 1st and 'ird Mondays in K. of P HaU at 8 o'clocJt. Visiting orethren are cordially invited. a. ASHCROFT, W.P. ,84-ij GUS NEIDIG, W.I. A.F., AlM., G.RJK. Lethbiidfe Lodge Regular meeting night, third Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P.O. Block, at 8 p.m. .Visiting brethren will al- ways receive a hearty welcome. A. C. Measer. W.M. G. V. 8torkey. Secretftry, P. 0. Box 687. Modern Woodmen of America Lothbridge Camp No.- 13688. Meete in the Oddfellows HaU.-. every second and fourth Wednesday of the month. Visiting neighbors will al- ways receive a hearty welcome. Comn- cillor, 0. L. Grimth; Banker. W. i Clerk. N.Dowwtt. H. Draft- man and oontractor. Eitimatei cheerfully given. If you want to see our new ideas in construction let us show you: They won't cost anything. Addrees P WILLIA W, and con- tractor, is prepared to give esti- mates free or cost on all kinds oi work in the building trade, includ- ing, repairs, alterations. Ac. Box 611 LethbridKe. lERBERT tor foundations, concrete base- ments and -all kinds 0f concrete work. Terms; reasonable Esti. mates cheerfully given. Apply Box 630. City." UNDERTAKING ADDISON Under takers and Embalmere. establiebed business in the city Office and 321 Grabb St. Parlon open da> and night. T. S. DI- RECTOR AND riages and equipment new up to date.' Parlors opposite fire hall Open day and night, phnnn P. 0. Box 493. ;