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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 12, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta H.L Stephens Mall Rockeadori# When you come to the'Metropolis Btay at the ace � NEWS OF THIS REGION Taken From Southern Alberta Papers MEDICINE HAT. $1.00 per day � Opposite C. P. R. Depot Z Stephens & Bockendorf Propria I'.Qi'B I Calgary, Alberta (From the News.) NANTON. new ^ (From tho News.) J. A. Carbert, of town, has com- Work began this week on the plctd his Territorial work and en- building for the Presbyterian church, tnrs t/hit week on his duties in con- on Albcpta street, adjoininir the nection wMh the Alberta Govern- manse. The new building wMl bo Farming Lands Town Lots Farrii Lands in largie or small lots. BuilfJinglots in growing town of Tal-,or, W. F. RUSSELL Real Estatf) Agent - Tabor, Alta. FOR SALE. One of the beat hotels on the Ciilj^ary tvml Ediiionton railroad. Everytliing new and up-to-date. Tiiis hotel is doing a first class business. One of the best livery bams, in Alberla. 40 head of drivers and saddlo horse.s. Rigs nnd harness, robes and lap rug�, everything complete. First class ranch anil farm lauds, iiriprovti p., m. Prayer. Mcctin;; ei h Wednesday evening at 8.00 n'cliilc. BAPTIST T.tBf RNACLB. Rev. C. Paillcy, Pas.tor. Sunday Services at 11.00, a., m. and 7.30 p.. ni. Sunday Sclinol at 3.00 p. m. ' Praye>; meeting WedD/�lay eveaing at 8.00 o'clock. . ", ' Sewdi^ Circle Wediwtday afternoon at his many kindly and generous actions. He was n native of the Province of Quebec, and came out to Deloraine^ Manitoba, some j'ears pnivious to com'ing on as far as Orentell, in 1898, to join Mr. J. E Howson in the hotel business. Mr. Laird took over the business three years later, and conducted it until ho joined Mr. Howson in taking over the Assiniboia Hotel hero throe years ago last December. Fniversal sjinpotJiy will he extended to the father and relatives of the iatc Arthur II. Marshall, who passed away in Winnipeg on Saturday last. Bg^?d 15 yoiara nnd 10 months. Town Clwk Adsi^ asked the council to consider his salary witli a view to increosc. Ho was receiving only 81.200 a year, halt of which he paid out for assistance OKOTOKS. (From tiio iJoviow.) A very pleasant alTalr was held on last Friday in tho Alberta Hotel, when G. H. Lindsay, C. V. B. station agent, w^s tendered a banquet by His'numarous friends. About 40 wore priasont with' Moyor Paterson in the chair as toast mas'tor. A letter lias l^cen rccei\'ed here from H. punsford; formerly manager of'the Union Bank, but now of Lem-burg.ansk., giving a very entertaining description of tteat town, which, though small, is in a very nourishing condition, every half section for miles around being occupied. The town contains- throe eluvntors, with un average capacity of 25,000 bushels, aiid some private grancries, and nil kinds of storrs, etc., and they expect, to establish a newspaiJcr shortly. The editor will have to sneak and writo Gorman, as there are a Inriro num'-r!�g of a cow ownetl by T. Thompson, a farmer living a short distftnc" from Okotoks. The cow had to lx� shot and .cut open bcfoi*e the cnl'f could ho taken out, and i-t was found thnt the obstruction was caus-i�rt by otKs head being doubled bac'c. The calf onlj'liwl a few momenta. It is Mr. Thomson's intention to have it stuiYwl. It is certainl.v a most remarkable looking animal and well worthy of .being pre^servod. (From tlio Free Press.) The month of Mar6h was a banner month at the collieries of tlie Crow's Npst Pass Coal Co.. all previous rec-orfls tjoing broken. The'output of coal for the month amountod to 81.-27a tons. The highest previous rec-oI'd was made in January.-when tlic total amounted to 76,303-toiA, HIGH RIVER. (From the Times.). D. E. Biley was elected first mayor of tho town by 1!32 majority over M. H. Pnrrott. The councillors are Dr. Stanley. Lcm Sexsmith, A. W. H.Thompson, Percy Taylor, Nor-n>an Young and J. W. Sut4icrlni�d. Sergeant Rich, who was stationed at Claresliohn for soine time, resign-ed from the K. N. W. M. P. on April Jst. He pasBcxi through heiHs on Wednesday for Calgary. A terrible fire, originating from a .spark from a chimney about two miles from New Forks Methodist Church broke out last Sumlay. and swept wiUi terrible force across the country. It broke out early in the forimoon, and rntred until the snow tell late In tho afternoon. It was only by united elTorts that the people in its path saved their buildings. Mr. Young lost tJireo horses, which were in his barn, one being very valuable. Mr. Brooks also lost a horso and several other losses are reported.  ^ : ,.�; --o-  RAYMOND. (From the Chronicle.) I. Coombs and wife passed through Haymiond on Friday last to see their daughter off on Saturday morning's train. Tha young lady goes to Utah torr 1^0 purpose of transferring her allegiance to a fortunate young Salt Lakor. >�:��. Oeorgo Q. Cannon, who ranches on 1 he 8't., MttJ-y's' near Ma^rath. was married Inst Wetlnrsday in Salt Lake Oityfto Miss Ru?iy Darr. A reception was tendered them by the brirlOH aunt at her homo in Waterloo, a subiirb oit the city. � There has been-atioom in the nat-! uraMaation of aBens, the officers hero heinir kept busy the past few days, about twenty->flvo having talceu out cHizctt's'paporsr  � SOx.-jO feet, with n 14-foot lean-to at the back to ije divided into a kit-clion and a parlor, lliere will be - a .stone basement 20x20 feot for the furnace. A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs. Oliostorfield, in Nanton, Tuesday morning, April 3. Mr.s. Ida Swanson died last Thurs day, March 29th, at her home, five miles iiortheast of town. Theix? wns quite a serious fire bo-tvviien High Bivpr and Cayley last Sunday, The News has been mmble to learn the origin oi the fire or the e.Ytent-c'i the damage, but a considerable territory was burned .over, ami tho wns surely heavy.' Tho most serious sulTerer reported was 3Tr. Young, tho well-known musician. Mr. . Young his stalile and five horses, four of which were burnoil in the stable and the fifth 3no so .'wriously injured that it was n� to kill it. It was i-eporled 1 hot Mr. Young was tlangerously i.inrned while fighting the fire; and oihor reports arc that his injuries are net serious, but that lie hii'd a narrow escape.- MACLEOD. (From tt>e Advance.) It is reportcf that a party whoso name we aixs for tho present asked to withhold^ meets incoming settlers at Maclcod station, circulating literature and holding out induce-jfionts calculated to cause, such people to pa&s^ our ' town and continue their journey further north. The councir would doweil to enquire into this alleged state of affairs. There, is a snake in tho grass, sontc-whon; and if we are to retain any tf the now conwrs, 'the lieast,must lo routed out, ancl this can't' be done too quickly. � Mrs. T. B. Bissot died last Thursday evening. The ' deceased, who leaves a husband nnd scwral small children io mourn her death, ha been ailing for some months..' Tla .uncral was held S'aturday from the Presbyterian church. The sorrowing lelatives have the .sympathy of the community in their bereavement. Our old friend, Mr. James Wilson, s. wo learn, in Hegina in connection with the propo.sod t-i-ansfcr of western lirands la the Alljerta province. It is learned hwe that Mr. Wilson has (won appointed brand recorder lor the province. A better man Coul'd "not-have lieon appointed to the position. A big crowd of Taboritcs witnessed a furious runaway yesterday. While Louis Johnson was driving the delivery outfit of W. W. Douglas, the horse took fright and dashed across the railroad track, out oii to the prairie, and after running a half mile, concluded to return. Tho horse wheeled and headed for Tabor, overturning and smashing the vehicle, Mcvcral dozen eggs, fresh from I he "butter and ogg district," and throwing the driver violently to tho ground, who sustained a few bruises. The horse was captured at the rail roa.'l station. No "knockers" nt Tabor; all ore pushers and lifters. Yes; this is a good country-and a heal thy one- where Ood knows all the folks, and where all tho pioptlc will assist one another, and not where its ''dbg �'ut dog," whatever that means, Tabor is ccrtoinly the spot homusoekers arc looking for; "and please let this fntt attach itself to yoin- meiriory with a gindnm' grip. ' -Talwr is proud ol hor schools unrt churches.The Latter Day Saints and i'resbytorian irhurches ai-o i pen each Sabbath, where wholesome and timely instructions arc heard. TICKS FROM THE WIRE /V. four-year-old pii-1 was outraged and muiviorcd near Montreal. WKGONS A 000 .^owcrtigu s.\st(^m costing $.356,-will he installed at Edmonton. WAS HE THICKED? (Prom the Frank Paper.) C.W. Grace, who conducted a barber shop' in Frank for two years, and who recently disposed of his business and went to Montana to. as the arniy. ond being an enthusiasrt oh the United Staites army, is in serious difficulties at Fort Assinaboino, and ^ho fact swnis to have been brought about by circumstances, which look peculiar . to say the least. Some time 'bcforo leaving Frank, Mr. Grace received notice from the American war departmunt that a commission'- of' second Iteutenant was at hi(� disposal, provinled ho cared Tor it and.: could the examination. He had 8erveo caused over 3,000 The first edition c'i Crop Bulletin No. 1, being a report of the principal gmin crops of the Province Of Alberta for 1905, was completely exhausted within a lew weeks after publication. A second edition is now in the hands of the printer, and will short 1.V be ready for distriDution. Some adverse criticism has appeared in the press with regard to the official ireturns Of fall wheat, but it is interesting to tiote that Mr. L. P. Strong, mnnager of the Alberta Pacific Elevator Company, states thali he has been misquorted ly the newspapers. , The statfment which ho made was to the elYcct -that there were over 2,000,000 bushels of whear igrown in the Province during 1905. hot- winter wheat alone, and this statemetween those points is said to bo low, and the raising of it two feet will improve it. At a meeting of the parishioners of Ohris't church 'held on Monday even-ng, a unanimous call was extended to Rev. Willis JnmM, of Okotoks. - D. 11. Barclay, ag^njt for the C. P. IL. Tulegrnph Co., "^in t^his city.^be-tng transferi'ed to Itlamonton. Mrs. Barciuy ami child, who aro in Mont-eal, will join him shortly in Bd-monton. Mr. Barclay's position is being Vakcn by Miss'Evans, who occupied a similar position at Brandon. March; ters to )re, mailed front the Depart-nipnt of A sriculturo. Owing to ilie number of enquiries j-oceived hy the:De)>artnicnt for information with regard to weather condition.s, statistical tables and general information in this connection have l3i!(n addtxl, and the value of the liulli'tin as immigration literature is tlioi'ehy- greatly enhanced. Copies of the si-cond edition ;of;-this bulietir. will he mailed to any . person niakin;? application for same. is TABOR. (From our own Correspondent.) James Pierson's neat livery stabl  finished, and spanking teams hitched to rattling good buggies con l-ic Secured at fair prices. While Tahor is growing rapidly,.wo don't think wo s'hall ever overtake I.othbridge, but we intend to give her a close race. As for Raymond, OIL WrOLLS PROVE TO BE GUSHERS _. . ;;� -1' Oil Ciiy. Alia., April 5.-Oil of the hig.'iest quailIV ewr discovered i^is now flowing from ihe earth in huge gushers in tiio southwestern"part of this province. Tiioso now oil fields aro si'luaicd in 1'he extreme southwestern sri.tioii of Alberta, within five miles of the international bowKt-nry. nnd some lorty-nw miles southwest of Pincher Civek. -fho valley in which these oil discoveries lie-is described \ i' gcologi.sts ias an enormous crevice lau.sed by volcanic eruption crossenIting .:t'ho. formation of tho Rocky Motuitalns, and. formiing a huge basin, or vacum, into which the oil has lieeii seeping (or centuri'os from t|k! coal deposits in tho north, forming a vtmi lake underlying tho rock formation at a depth of a little over a t'hoiisand feet. The country Is moun'ialnous, and in most cases the valleys are narrow andr^-oek. when" a 11 pound heavily timberod on the mountain; horn to them, making a Prince Arthur of Connaught was given a royal reception at Calgary ami ^Edmonton. He was also warmly greeted l.y the Dlacufoot Indians at Gfcichcn. Jotist Church, Toronto. . F. E, Gigol, late ot tho stall of the Hank of Commerce at jSelsoUi left Vancouver Saturday night for A'tlin, having Ijcen transferred to the Bank of Commerce branch in the northern city, , ' An infuriated bull elk kept the inmates of tho Cottafeo Hotel in Vfel-lowstono; Park imprisoned 24 hours. The animal stepped into an old gey-.ser hole and broke ils leg, whereupon it was killed. A deputation from the postmasters from all parts of the Dominion went to Oltawa to ask the Government to incieueso their minimum annual allowance to fifty instead of twenty-five 'dollars. Tho mincral-i.oaring portion ok' the Gillies limit, in the Cobalt district, about which there has b"cn so mudi talk abd many rumois, is to be retained by tiie Prcvinco of Ontario and mined for the benefit of the people. The great Dctchon farm, located near Davidson, Sask., will have 6,- 000 acres iindei; crop tliis .vear. Lost .season Oil.000 'bushels of wheat, No. 1 hard and No. 1 northern, were se-curo'd. Thirty farm 'hands are at work. A new foundry is to bo established in Calgary tor the manufacture of brass, bronze and white metal castings.. They will erect two buildingfs and emijloy twenty men. Port of the induHli-yvvill Ic diverted to the manufacture of water piixis. Phillips, the York Loan Co. president, has now to go to jail in company with ordinary prisoners, the authorMies refusing to allow him to go in a cab. His hair, a jet black when the investi,i?ation Ixgan. has now sonic stieaKs ot gray, and 'heis pale. Eighty employees of the Port Ho)H', Ont., luxjwery, wont out on h-trikf! because . -the management cut o(V the supply of bejr which whs served out to the men six times a day. The complaint was I'hat ihay spent too much time in consnmintf it. The loceivt advance in II. B. Co.'s shares on the London markets was due to the magnificent results of the fur sales, which realized �880,000 the estinva