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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 29, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER PAQC UVt CITY SIGN WORKS ALBERTA The Only Specialty Sign Shop in the City THIS Advert, is intended for out-of-town firms needing Sighs of any description. We do not claim to know the house- painting or paper-hanging trades, but we have painted Signs for the past twenty years, and have kept close to the Band Wagon f> ever since. If you heed a FRATERNAL ORDER BANNER RAISED LETTER SIGN GOLD AND SMALT SIGN PLATE GLASS SIGN ELECTRIC SIGN TRANSPARENCY SIGN ORNAMENTAL SIGN PICTORIAL SIGN BULLETIN OR WALL SIGN CARD OR CLOTH SIGN Write or call on us-for and estimates for anything.ypii want in our line gladly furnish you with same. We guarantee our work as good as you can get any where and our prices consistent with the class of work we turn out. Save our if interested, as this Advert Will not appear again this year. I Young Harriman Will Follow Father Footsteps Walter, Averill Harriman, the eldest son or the dead railway kinj, today, at seventeen years of age, finds him- seli confronted with the absolute ne- cessity of preparing to master -the intricacies of 'railroading in order that a few. years hence he may stop, in and the reigns- of manage-' ment that death took, from the well trained hands of his father. -i Although the young man to whom will eventually fall the management of billion dollar interests of his father is well educated and knows something of railroading', he readily admits that he is at present incap-: able, of the management of the sys- tem of roads his father built up needs and that he must first learn the rail-1 road business thoroughly before he attempts to 'direct them. Realizing with characteristic keen- ness of perception, that his of i activity were drawing to a speedy close, and that, it would be necessarv talka-tive and a good listener. He is remarkably decisive, much as his father was. He makes up his mind quickly ami' acts accordingly. He does not revel m the luxury that some might think his fortune would lead him into. He thinks uo more of rid- ing in tliO ordinary passenger coach, or smoker, of a railroad than the hardened commuter dees. Had No Cash He is" never obtrusive. His cjuick- ness and reserve are illustrated in the fact LJiui, few of the conductors iji the trains that ho frequently used from Jersey City to Ardon were aware of his identity. One day, in his hurry to got a train, ho to secure a ticket. IIu explained to the conduct- or that he did not any cash handy therefore could not pay his fare. The ticket agent, he' ex- ,plain-id, would have trusted him for i he ticket, as he was the Harriman. The conductor was sur- 212 FORD STREET, LETHBRlDGE, ALTA. L. E. BESSETtfe P.O. BOX 1835 Manager Commissioned By the King Indies. Baron .Baifour is the sixth Baron of Burleigh. born Alexander Hugh Bruce, January 13, estate of acres is at Kennet, Alloa, Clackmannansh, about twenty-five miles' outside of His town house is at No. 47 Cadogan Square, S. W. London: v Says Lethbridge Will Not Stop York, Bal- He went immediately to Canada of Burleigh, a member of, the where" he met the Canadian members commission apointed by King Ed-j of the commission and he "will remain ward to adjust the relations between America only four weeks. He ex- tlie colonies- and the mother conn-i pected to visit.many Canadian cities, try, was passenger on the St. Louis: The most important mtter to be tak- of the American line. With him was j en up will be the commercial rela- Lady. Baifour. j tions between Canada and the West LETHBRIDGE MEAT MARKET SELL Tender Meat Good Sausage Fresh Eggs and Butter Let us know if we dorrt -------------------PHONE We get there in time for dinner HILL BLOCK CEABB STREET Among the enthusiastic visitors, in the city yesterday was Edgar La Hue, :of Devil's Lake, IX, well known to the people of that state as secretary of the Chataqua at that place, and known in Southern Alber- ta, as the owner of a, large farm west of Cardsion. Mr. La Bue accompan- ied by P- 5f: iLeapjer, made the trip from Devil's Lake .to Cardston, a registered -distance of. 828'miles, in five days in his automobile, meeting with all kinds i from the best] to the worst. He says he is quite satisfied to go tack b'y train. i "The biggest. surprise of all to me i is this Mr. La Hue said to the Herald. "I have been np here every year for four_ years and have expected each year to see Lethbridge stop and take a rest. But it does not seem to do it. It looks to me as i if this year the greatest yet and; the niost is being accomplished. j "Southern Alberta is a. wonderful j country, I have been allv over the.: province from Edmonton south, and this southern part looks to me to have them all beaten.- If I could get loose from Dakota I'd come up, here to i Mr. La. Rue. is taking short trips I out in different directions from the J city looking over the country again j before returning- to Devil's Lake. Fit-Reform Fall Overcoats and distinctive styles, created for those who want something out of the ordinary. If you want to see arid elegance, ask to the Fit-Reform Silk Lined Overcoat the n Cam- or the n Yale the B oxo r nRaglanette." sa great rariety.of choke ptttcrat. FIT- REHHW McKELViE McGUIRE Sole Asents for Lethbiidoe. WALTER AVHRILL HARRIMAN for his elder son to picpaie to shoul der the'burdens death would place on him, Mr Haiuman some months ago started the box off on a career of railroading sending him first to aid the surveyors, and later to enter the shops and thtn to iun a locomo tivc. Mr. Harriman hsd. planned, to havo his son workrjn each branch un- til he top. Planned Son's Future Young" Harriman was at work in the West when the news ;of his fath- er's Illness reached him., together with 'a hurry call to the bedside of his father, Harriman loved Walter greatly and hoped to Hve to see the day when his boy wo-uld be 'as great an organizer and man himself. Ho had hoped that his ocean to ocean railroad route would te car- ried through and improved by Walter and his plans 'for a crre-at system circl ing ths entirejiation.be put in real- isation. Walter Harriman has many of the characteristics of his father. He is not .boastful, he is thoughtful, not I dufferentiaUy and said that hi too would trust liihi. Fro-m that inndent Harrinian c vniu known to some of the conduct- ors. A oun..., II unman, in appearance, is like othu -vouths of his aga. He is it. u- e 1 ell browned' by the sun tnl his i healthy appearance. He weighs about 1.35 pounds- and is five feet seven inches tall. Preferably, he wears blue serge, white ties and socks of intermingled shades. Jn sumnior he weans a Pan- ,arna I'ai that he keeps well down over -his forehead. He never 'displays much jewelry. A stjckpjn, the gift .of one of his relatives, is atout all in the jewelry lino that he wears. that youn-r Harriman is face to fact- .with the business ajTTairs of his father, he, contemplates- plunging in to. the science of railroading as soon as the sorrow of his bereavement loses his tensity. He'expects' that in a k'Wa years he will be fully conver- sant with the affairs and capable of filling important posts. SCHOOL ATTENDANCE STILL INCREASING More Teachers Are Needed -Kindergartens Crowded .-Will.Sell Old Desks were a number of old desks in the-, basement in space that -he needed for- coal. He wanted to know what do with The board decided find out if there were any new schools in. the country that wanted to get. sonic cheap seats and. if there are a When the members of the School reasonable price will, be taken for-- Board met an. the Board rooni of the them. Government Grant The secretary-treasurer that he had got word from the to partment saying that 'the grant cent to the Schools for attendance >ui> Central school last .night they: found at their places fine photographs of the Central-school, which .they learn- ed were there with the compliments of the Pease-Walden Co., who had to June 30 was got some for their own. use as wellr A letjtcr was read from Smith) All the members were pregeat at Bros. Wilson, saying that the cess- tho meeting, which was the regular mentioned in a note in thereon- tract was not in the monthly meeting- Principals figuwd part Qf ton and Davidson also were present. contract. They did. not Increased Attendance (they should put it in. The The principals' reports referred to the arcHitect for re- anco showed-that the increase of j.v The chairman spoke of the slovenly- tendance is still keeping up. At the work being done on the brick work Central school during .September additlOn to Westminster school there were 59fi pupils In attendance, ynd the board passed a resolution including 43 new pupils, and at West-, calling the architect's attention to It. minster .there were 266-pupils, e T, Kindergarten Assistant ing 11 new ones. Some pupils had! removed so that the'net increase for! Davidson reported -that the- the month was 50. The total, enroll- .kindergart en was crowded ment was 862 and the average Ward and, Miss Mains, the in comparison with 652'teacher, needed assistance especially and' 543 'respectively for the same 'for playing the'piano. After consult- month last year, an increase of over ing wl'th onc two the trustees- thirty per cant: he had hunted around the A -i- u u j j 'Ward and had found a young lady- Another Teacher .Needed who fc would take the work of playing; The rapid increase in attendance .is piano Miss making work for tho board.- Principal wiih UQ {dea Qf ffoing t Haniilton reported that he would need another teacher by the first of: j DIRTIEST MAN GOT SCRUBBING j BALED HAY AND OATS j In any quantity delivered in the City. Orders taken at A. Easton Harness Store. Phone 103 P.O. Box 201 T. A. EASTON Grime Removed With Lye Before He Was Sent to Penitentiary Chatham, Ont., Sept. JB. j Wright, champion'- dirty man of the i word, a tramp by profession, and J sometime of Watervliet, Mich., was i sentenced to three years in Kingston j Penitentiary here yesterday morning, on three charges of tampering witli railway property. When arrested, Wright, was so cov- ered with grime that scrubbing brush es, lye, and hot water had to be used for several .'hours before he was pre- sentable. He w-as too lazy to answer the Court's questions, and said he did not care what become of him. SPRING COULEE Spring Sept. Schultz .and Miss Florence .Thomp- son are expected from Calary next I week. Miss Schultz will return to Xovember. and Mr. Davidson called the! fQr :sinall gion it kin'der.garten sid-oration of plans for that school; The board agreed that for the sake of the health of the children, as tpell as for appearance's sake, it should Calary. She will take "her father with j Cardston Saturday. Mr. Embrey of lhe Spring Coulee Trading Co., leaves for Claresholm, here he has accepted a position. Mrs. H. E. Kelly is giving a birth- day party for hor son Prank, aged four. Mr. Griswold It'ft'Saturday for his home in Illinois. He has sold aH his land. One quarter 'he sold to Mr. S.'Dudley at thirty-seven dollars and a half .ah acre. and Mrs, Rfted returned from ardston Saturday. Mrs. Chas Kelly and Miss Craigh- t'-n were in Cardston on business Saturday. Mrs. Rorer took her sick baby into Lethbridge Saturday to consult the doctor. A surveyor was in town surveying yesterday. is measuring out town lots and cemetery. Mr. W. McCully. returned from Cal- gary Saturday, where he has been on business. going throughiB. teacher, .-for In the discua- from attention to the attendance at 39 pupils school where they Ault at lhe Central bj overcrowded also. It was decided to 53 with raore wantillff to corne' advertise for a teacher to-start'Nov. to each ThQ autjloria. 1 or sooner. This discussion in to nection with a letter from Sanitary Miss and'that she be Inspector Vallancc .calling attention month for.her-services. to the fact that, the sewer was, .laid 3jr- Hamilton sairl that of on Courtland street now and that the those in the Central kindergarten .Courtland street school should to be "to -.the connection with the sewer, led .to No Orders With Invoices Several accounts were presented to which, there" were no orders attached, done, hut there was no room on the j This is contrary to rule and the- property to raake the necessary ex- j chairman stated that he would not tension to the building to instal the Consent to the payment of any more sewer system, it was suggested for, goods unless" the order- close up the school for the. winter as slip-'was on the invoice. Sir. ,.Ieha- soon as the high school" build ing isjst'0n, the chainnan of supply cdnim it- completed .so that some of the. classes'tee. said that the orders ,were given could mov-e out of the Central. Then the merchants either lost them or it was proposc-d to .buy. a larger site.' to attach them to, the in.; and movt> the school to a position !voices. that might be more central. This lerl to the larger question of securing! sites for schools .that would have to be built in the next year or two, and the whole matter was referred to the. sites and building committee to re- port. Tlie sites building committee j was instructed also to look into a] couple of matters mentioned by -lani- i tor Oxland. One was a leak in the! caves and other the matter of j jnnitors for tho throe buildings nt the! Ccntra.1. Mr. suggested that j the three buildings be put in care of one janitor and that he be supplied with nn assistant. Sell Old Desks Mr. Ox-land reported also that there! AGENTS: McKELVJESc McGUIRE .1 Cleaning That is Cleaning FRENCH DRY CLEANING the Latest Up-to-date tnefhod ele.ining Ladies and 'G-ent.'s Clothinc. All work guaran- teed. Let us.know and the wairgon will call. Eoom 1, Whit- ney-block. J H. WAGGENER, Expert r Ten Years' Experience, CROWN CLEANING AND DYE WORKS. ;