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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 19, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta r VOLUME 1 life *4 1 LET hsr IDG APRIL 10, 1900. NUMBER 24 We want our stock reduced to the lowest possible limit by Stocktaking, which is next month. Many tempting values are offered. CLOSE UPON 3000 LIVES ARE LOST Yours for Value HUDSON a San Francisco the Scene of the the History of Disaster  THE ESTIMATED LOSS IS WEI ONE NUNMEI (SUNN DOtLARS Great BusiMsi Itecks, MmmmUi MMtli t*i. c**> UMmt$ WhKd mm 1 ExMeiicc�0tlwr CMcs Nlncl Winnipeg, Apr!I l8.-lleporta this iwcMi Fourth and Fifth street* iH mornlnj; sny Francisco id !loom-!"ow on (Ire, atvj rtarw* �ro *|>n>ntl* od to iot.il destruction. Iin* in �n d iwtlons. It seems that thd entire business 1 The proof of the real value of the Fire* are MtfinK throughout the city Francisco must he Aristocratic mansions and roniden-Unt diotrlct crumbling to a*-hes. There in not a hrlc.k or ntono build r. section of Aaii destroyed. A losing hmW%n 7th struct'* known a* ."The- KfAtoslty," entirely collapsed. It W on tiro Ami ?i\ or 8ft In is the success of its nuke wear failed to measure to the mammoth Stetay were Mink. I>Atcr -news states that eight sxtuarj ot Han Francisco ( burned, and Are is b�vond U�e "- The loss is estimated at $100,000-000. and thousands of lives have been lost. A night of terror is ahead, and shocks are recurring at -frequent intervals/ 4 As far hack as 1885, the population of the chy was 370,000, of whom 80,000 were Chinese. In 1900 the census showed 842,000, and tlto population now claimed to be iioar the half million mark. Tho twelve-storey Mutual bite buikiing was destroyed. The hall of Justice tottered and Ml. Tho Majestic theatre is destroyed. fPho Studc-bakcr building, five storeys high, is huMy damaged. liobart building, four storeys, !s wrecked, and the Postal Telegraph building is now destroyed. 1'hc I.Irk House is badly damage! - In tho past SO years more than Sr> earthviunkes have shaken San Francisco. It is ."poDe.i thut the I.Und Staudford t'nivnrv.ty is ;%'%o in flames. LETHMUDCE, ALBERTA MOhF.nX JSSTA11M81-I9TOXT. �t I. . h > 1 Soiiim Flirts About Komi-Hearty New Shops In Montreal. ej^^s^^ps^Bj^^e^e^ss^aj Ttu� 8�.Hiito|{i.iKly Company hns iOvin strengthi*nnd 1>y tim addition to Its direetorat'j of two well-known busi-�tws men, Mr. t 'J� artes 11. Nelson, who wns iot nu\ny years head of the wholesale houso of If. A A. Nelson, Montreal ami Toronto, hns purchns-d a Inrgu interest in the company, and is now vlc-prcsldcnt. Mr. A!- the newnpnper publisitcr, who n�eonily rntion of the whole working tftaft. Ilultt according in plans prepared hy Mr IWtly, the Heml-lleady tail-orey, is ttUuatu In Montreal far away from the noisome factory district. It is on Guy street, near Sherbrooke, on one of the plateaus from where Mount ttayal lK�gi��s its stoop ascent. The ortlcers of the S^mi-Hondy, Limited, elected at tho annual meeting held a few .weeks ago, are; President , Andrew Mercer; Vice-Presi-ttentf Chus. U. Nelson, Managing IM* nxtor, Herbert A. Nelson; I>inector, VreshlciK Mercer was for many year* a suecessfttl merchant tailor In Pe*erboro. lie was one of the first business men to recognize the possibilities of the Semi-Heady system, uml how purely it must displace the cruder custom tailoring methods. |ust as the (Joodycar process revolutionized the shoomaking industry, Mr. A. Southard has the Semi-Uendy wurdroi;e for bethbridge, and he says that lo 25 jx*r cent. tage orders This * * boot and department gents furnishings deft about on tire eed n'a Suits at $10 make the windy advertised lines look like 30c. Come where we show clothing that tits. Come where wo sell clotiiing thut satisfies the customer. Sun Ft a. m./-The burning. The i>Oh*olllce was badly shakon, and has now entirely collapsed. The Ash market at the comer of Oluy and Merchant's streets has col-t.tpsed, killing six persons. Fire Chief Sullivan and his wifo have been very badly injured. Tho Grand Opera House is burning fiercely. San Francisco. CaJ., April t8.- At 5.10 tiiis morning occurred the most tcirific earthquake ever known in the history of the Pacific Coast. Buildings toppled and fell in every at (direction. 'flic police patrol is carrying the dead from the buildings. Fire broke out in the wholesale and We arc just able to give you three different lines in liootsand Shoes this week, as our space in this paper is limited. The Royal Purple for Ladies is the most value for the money of any priced shoe in the market. All Uoodycnr welt, single sole, patent tee. We carry these goods in live different styles. The price stamped oa the sole........................50 00 Ladies* Chocolate Shoes are now verv mucl 1 MKK'S STETSON HATS Different styles, we will tell Stetson Hats that wen* formerly told for 94.30 and 95. for.................................  MKN'S NEGLIGEE SHIRTS We will sell tor one week two lines at siicciuty minced prices. rn. We carry thesegootls in \Vi Knl M(Vs gtri Hj Xpgiigecs worth W.00 width, Sarrtoga Toe, our price......I m . 4,........................... our :o. Cat*. April IS (O.aolbuildinifs near the water front. waterfront i�|othor localHies, and there is .no water to fight it. At 7 �0 the communication of a I.os ttJftCi __ _ _. ______ cut, Spring heel, a dressy shoe, our price 2 00 IMter quality, worth 91.25, our price......1 00 single wire with Ash FerU and Angeles was restored. The shock was iclt us fur south as Santa llarbara, but it was not felt at Los An go lev,. All lhe power Urn* in tho city were wrecked. The pacific cable was not damag- grocery department Our Tiiw mill CullWs nn� uusuriN.Hs.'.l for tVrthmnw. Kl�v.�nr uml una ...............$1.00 .....*2*H'. 'AiM? and 40o lk- t  * * * * * 4 Three pound Tin pkkI Hliu-k Tr . Coffee, ground or in l�cnri. .......... Fresh and pure' ground while you Matt .....Ii o/. Tiin* l.V, � lbs. 5tV. 5 tU. 70c White Star linking T"wder...... A ten storey building at Tenth and led, but tho lois of power seriously Mission streets, adjoining tho Or* Opera House, is apparently d ond other big buildings between tho crippled communications. The postal electrician* are now at ta office endeavnrlmr to restore com* theatre and ~St. Patricks church are | munlcation. li i* unsafe as yot to romftin in the omeea. There has been Mac don aid Co Bank of Montreal ESTABLISHED 1817 C*W�pM�P...................Ilittt, �Mtrv�i Pm�...... ............... IMiM* itlMCt fratit aU Uu.............. MI.ISI Head Office. Montrea bound to go. Mayor Schm.lt* has called for the a light shock every tVw minutes since LETHBRIDGE. ALTA. i (Mklan4 fire I the heav.v GENERAL MERCHANTS IdopatHment, and hos ordered that all dynamite avails to he used to fcQow up buildings to stay the progress, of the (lames. The Palace Hotel is now cm fire. Other buildings on tiro are the "Claus Spreckles atrueture," 17 stories high; tho lo Veber. At the directors mevting, wliich was held immediately after t-ho ad-jour rnnout of ths annual mooting, tho following oftlCv-rs wero ol�>tod: T. 1). Kevin, president; W. Oliver, vice-prosklr>nl; H. Macteth. secretary, and 11. T. i'herry ami C\ 11. llowman, auditors. Tho accounts for tho your wera presented, and showed a very satisfactory state of affairs. It was do- elded to increaso the capital of the|*alo of furniture in (OFFICES IN SOUTHARD BLOCK, LEI A ,be towmite of Couldahs and we wish to *-U on, or t.uirc lols to every clerk thbralge. Theao lots will wry soon to aollinu for ui m�-li �� ^ �� Hfeh Rlwr in Lc nnd anv other of Canada's proajdroits towns CcKtldalc is the centra of QQALDALE LOTS Ottawa, April it.-The 1I*U Crest Railway and Coal Co. will lo incorporated with a lino to run from Morrisey to Curds ton, with hramches ta Plnelu*r Ciwk and CoalMds. Rctnember Jlov. C5. J. C. White's | Irrigation, surrounded by the lust settlers iu Canada ARK SELLING FAST, AND PRICES WILL RISE SOON It takes but Little Money NOW to mean much for the future TKXDKHS t'OH KKXCK. Suuled tenders uddri-sH*-d to t)w uu ' trnvh-r not neces- \ r. FOR WALK. A Smith-i'remier Typewriter in ex-HI'MrifRIKS.|cullent condition. Apply U Pabst, Lethbridge ilotcl. 1 h - V h l roft sam-:. .........._ m. of the 25th Inst, ft.r fence around auction sale on May 1st. See ad in* the grounds of the U-thhridgo Ath-another column. letic Association I*d. ApprommatM | A�\pi s ij^rubator, 120 �-gR *j-out door incubator, in company to $75,000, and it is the n to Uo\ 307; in .!. ii. Ituddeli. diwl very suddonly at Mordeii, Mat*. Red Deer enteria*nc%i *the Alfcctrto. legislature at a banquet. + - K 1 ;