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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUME 1 LETHBR1DGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY; APRI1 NUMBER 24 We want our stock reduced to the lowest possible limit byj Stocktaking, which is month. Many tempting values! are offered. Yours for Value HUDSON'S! BAY CO. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Ptid-up Capital, Reterve Fund, HEAD TORONTO iJ. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, Assi. Ctn'I BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND Witil Alt SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT of nod received, allowed at current rates. depositor U subject to no delay what- ever in withdrawal of the whole or any portion ol the deposit BRANCHES IN ALBERTA CALCARV LEAVINGS NANTON STAVELY LETHBRIDGE PINCHER CREEK STRATHCON.V MACLEOD PONOKA VEGREV1LLE liCll HIVER i Mi FAIL MEDICINE HAT RED DEER VERMILION WETASKIWIN CLOSE UPON 3000 LIVES ARE LOST San Francisco the Scene of the Grtticsi ftsasitr in the History of Aoerki _ _ _ i m Broutti im b MB Great Ittsiitss Micks, fcfeb tatty if Cttfef Mttt Winnipeg-, Apr'I this twewi Fourth Pifib .streets Morning say Krancisco is doom- ori uj total fk-s'truction, Firns nre throughout 'thf city Aristocratic mansions ami residen- tial district crumbling to athes. Then- JB not a-brick or stone'build- in ihe City. 01 San for 2, mg in all the ruinsl-. At 'and Mission is rr-srKMisiUe-so far big drygoodb store oi ami Lftittan Co. fire, threaten- ing ol the entire- Los Angelas, April of :f carUi heiv was sufficient atop clocks. No serious damage was done. A railroad -despatch said the shock was as far cast-as -Ne- vada. WiiKlow.s were broken arcd chim- neys knocked down -nr CoJlingwood, Xapa, guisari and San- ta ilosa. In the last named place, uccoid-mjf to. one report, the county court house was 'demolished and sev- eral killed. In Suisan freight car-> in live yard started roiling. u.nd -had to -be block- ed. The Postal Telegraph Co, has a single operating between here lu Jul-thirty-six blocks oi the in the bnsi- and millions' fo property are being destroyed.- Tfc will be one of be greatest of modern times. At noon the damage- inflicted at Franchisee was estimatoJ to ave reached forty millions. A telegram from Oakland, Cal., tales .that -the- ORyof San Jose has also reduced. -to -riiins. Later states that fight square niJes oi ihe city .of San Francisco has boon burned; and fire is beyond ontrol. Thy loss is estimated at 000. and thousands of lives have been lost. A flight of terror is and LETHBRIOGE BRANCH C G. KT NOURSE. MANAGER LADIES Just as soon as fashion decides ou style, we are there with our dollars to procure the latest. We have the correct thiiig in Tweed Skirts, and Newest gooda in India Linen Waists, to Silk Waists in cream, pretty designs. Cream Liberty Silk Waists, guaranteed not to see them 13 to want and GENTLEMEN and San Francisco. It brings re- ports cA' utter chaos in the cKy. Berkeley is to practi- cally demolished. In San Francisco four 'liundred xlead bo-dies have" been taken .to 'the Mechaiiics' Pavillion. Wind is Mowing a and flames arc said to making great head- way. Clencral Funs ton has turned over the entire force soldiers at Pre- sHio and established martial law in ihe city. All saloons are closed. Thieves and ghouls are already at work in rums. Xews to this city from Xiles7 a small town -MI Santa Clara Valley, ID lies from San Jose, stat- es that earlhquafce. State asylum at..A-gncws> burying many inmates in the ruins. It'is said that, bnildjngs have destroyed at Salinas, about one.hun- dred miles .south of San Francisco. wireless 'telegraph company endeavoring 'to comimuni- cation with" 'the Papific squadadroft at San Francisco trom its Santa Barbara oftice. II. is reported thnt two sliips at anchor in San Francisco bay sunk. in- e. As far hacti as 1S85, thft popula- tion of .-the city was 27 oi 1900 the "census showed the population- now claimed 'to bo jveai- the half aailiion markV t The MuiuaJ building was destroyed. Ttie hall'oi Justice tottered ami "fell.'' Ttw Majes- tic theatre is 'destroyed. (Tiie. baker building, five storej-s .Jly damaged. Uobart building, four anfd-'flhc Postal Telegraph building is now d srroyed. 1'lv5 I.ick JIousc is badly In '.'the past 50" years more than 25 have -ci-hakcn...San Fran- cisco. It is that the 'Staiidfowi is .flames. AVe fi'el wo need say iiitle or nothing about our clothing Our Tweed Suit at does its own talking, and our unge Men'a Suits at, make the windy advertised Hues look like 30c. Come where 'we show clothing that fits. Come where wo. sell elottiing that satisfies tho customer. E J. Hill (8i, Co Bank of Montreal ESTABLISHED 1817 PRESIDENT: KI0KT HOV. LORD MOUNT HOTAL. G. 0. VICE-PRESIDENT: HOM. SIR A. DKUMXO1IB. K. 0. E. S. GExmtM, and Agencies at all the principal points in Canada Also inliondon, tngland. New Chicago, Spokane and TravellfiTs' Circular Letters of CrecMt. and Commercial Credits issued use in all parts of the world. COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS Drain Mid iTtUifele at >1! poiau In UAiieil Europe allowed on r, t. Lethbridge Branch Francisco, Cai., April 18 (9.30 a. entire waterfront is burning. The was badly shaken, and has uovr entirely collapsed. The fish market at corner of Ola.y JIIK! Merchant's streets has c iapised, kiiiing six persons. 'Fire Chief Sullivan andv his wife biivb been -badly injured. The CSr.irul Opera House is burning ficrceJy. A ten rftoroy -building at Tenth AttJ Mission streets, adjoining ihe Gram Opera House, is apparently doomed aiKl other big butkHngs between, the theatre and St. Patrick's church are bound to go. Mayor Schmitz has called for UK assistance of -the entine Oakland fire and has ordered that at dynamite1 avail ale be used, to up buildings to stay the prbgrcss.o flames. The Hotel is now cm fire. Other 'buildings on lire are the "Claus Spreckles 1 stories high; the V-hclan building tbe big officwl store. Tne south side of Market street, >e Tlic proof of the real value of the Stetson Hat is ihe success of'irs makers. If splemiiii head- wear failed to measure ro every claim made fur lr, the ma'wmoth Stetson factories would never have developed. Isn't that clear'to'your We have she ami Derhy Hati iu >lt the Utest Price for all Staple Shades S4-OO Big Assortment. Specially suitable for Stockmen Company ha by -the addition to its of two well-known Mr. rharKjs 11. Jfelson, wn.s uwn.v years head of -.vhole.sak: house of 11. A. .Montreal and Toronto, lias purchas- t-d a lartjt: itiU-rm hi Ow- company, and is now vkv-juesl-dent. Mr, Al- Wood, who rc'cc-n! ly disposed.; of "the Ottawa to a ifroup of Ottawa contracted hus also joined forces with tiw company, 'and will be added io the directorate. .mi A. Southard LCTHBRIDCE, models of the uioxlem A factory oi fhv iloor.s u whidh snros workmanship is sur-. roiui'vktl bye-very syrrartge- grcatvr ot" one floor is -Je'.oUtl to a dining room, IY. IK'atty. the ijeini-ltcudy orey, is situate -in ilo'ntival far away from vhe noisomt factory dis- trict. U is yti street, yijcrbrooke, on one 01 the plateau's from Mount lioyai its steep ascent. The ofiscers of the- Limttc-d, eleoUvl the anuual meet- ing lu-Ul a fcw.weeLs ident, A ltd re Aferccr; ac-nt, Chas. H, .Vcboii, MAnaigiug jvctor, Herbert Nelson; Director. A. S. IVcskleni ilercc-r was for, many years a snvcessful moKiiatrt tailor MI 1'cterboro. He was oiw ot' t-hie-first busings Jneii to rvcogmze the possi- hilitlos ot the how surely it displace the i-rudcr custom tailoring' methods. as the Goodyear process revolu- tionised the- industry. Mr. A. Southard has the SemK Keatly wardroijc for Lc-lhbridge, and he says that the TKW spring styles arc exactly the same as the gar- nterrts being -turrjoi out by -the fash- iona-tjle Broadway tailors in New York. THE CASH proved such a success that we itrc encouraged to strive for more. The qualities 'awl values are unsurpassed'in the ilistrietr-and cash buyers are taking advantage of it. Letter onlers promptlv filled. Ranchers and fannersTeall and getrhJpring- oideriti. tilled here. JKemember we do not have to add to our prices for Bad Accounts'." a saving 1o you ot from 10 to 25 per cent. San Francisco. April At 3.10 th-is morning occurred lost terrific earthquake 'ftvor known i the history-.of Pafific Coaet Buildings toppled ann fell in ev ircction. 'Die police patrol -is carrjring .the ead from the buildings. Fire broke out in ,the vfholcsale cjiJ near rhe water front, localities, is r-to fight it; At the communication of a insjic wire with Ash Fork and J.os V n gele.s was rest ored. The shockxwas fck as far'south as Santa Barbara, but it was not felt at Los Angeles. All the power iinos in the cjtj were wrecked. The pacific cable was not damag- ed, but the loss of power scriousjy cripplod communications. postal electricians are now at the office endeavoring to restore com- ffiunicatian. It is unsafe as yot, to remain in the oftices. There has been a liyht shock cvc-ry i.-w minutes since the hfravy one. There was a terrible panic, and everyone nishcrl to ihe streots, and many hundreds arc reported killed in Sotit'h .street, where t'hc tire is raging. At o'clock fire-broke out on the south side of Market street, and is now witlvin or.c block of the Pnl- aw Hotel, one of the most famous hotels in the world. for BOOT AND SHOE DEPARTMENT Wft are just able to give you three different lines in Boots and Shoes this week, ns onr'spaco in this is limited. The Royal Purple for Ladies is the most value for the money nny priced shoe in the market. All Goodyear single sole, patent tee. AVe these goods in live different styles. The price stamp- ed on the Ljidiea" (Jhocolule very mucli wqrn. We carry these.-goods iu Vici Kid width, Saratoga Toe. 00 Misses" Chocolate Shoes, Vici Kid. Blucher cut. Spring "heel, a'dressy shw. our price 2 00 GENTS FURNISHINGS DEPT. STETSON HATS. J Different styles, we will aell Stetson Hatsr- that were formerly "sold and So. MEN'S NEGLIGEE SHIRTS We will sell, for one special y reduced prices. Men's striped Negligees worth our t week two lines at j> t Toe 5 y. worth 00 ;ind Quality. pound J GROCERY DEPARTMENT Our and CotVccs nrii uusurpjissoil for Flavour Celebrated Bee Bmnd, in and half jw I Three pound Tin gocxl Rhitk J Coffee, -round or in at.............- and g