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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 19, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald Mm; VOLUME 1 LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. THURSl)AAPRIL 19. 190G. NUMBER 24 We want our stock reduced to the lowest possible limit by Stocktaking, which is next month. Many tempting values are offered. Yours for Value HUDSON'S i THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Paid-up Ctpitti, $10.000,000. RcMrvf Fund, $4,500,000 HBAO OFFICE. TORONTO �. e. WALKER, CtnenU Mapmyer ALEX. LAIRD, As�t. Cenl �Unar�t BMAIICMBS THBOUOHOUT CAMADA. AMD IK TBI UMITBD BTATBS AMP BMOLAltP h ttMrat lukiM kiitiMH iTMMcM. AecMato May M HHMtl u4 cantfucttd fey MaU wMb aH kraackat at Ifcli taak. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Dapoaita of $1 ad upwards rcCaivad. auit latcrcst allowad at tfurrant rata*. Tha dapoattor U aubicet to oo delay wbat* avar in tba withdrawal of tha whole or aay portton of tha daposit CALGAUY i.LARESIJOLM I.DMON'TON lUCU liJVER BRANCHES IN ALBERTA LEAVI.ViOS NANTON LETUBRIOGE MACLEOD MEPICINE HAT STAVELV PINCHER CREEK STRATHCONA PONOKA VEOREVILLE RED PEER VERMILION WETASKIWIN LETHBRIDGE BRANCH C Q. K: NOURSE. . -  MANAOER LAIUES Juai aft Boon aa fiidhion deel we neeil say little or nothing about ou r clothing Our Tweed Suit at $5.75 does its own talking, and our range of Men's Suits at tlO make the windy advertised lines look like 90c. Come where we show cbtbing that fits. Come where we sell clothing that satisfies the customer. Bank of Montreal ESTABLISHED 1817 CafMdMpMay. ttJNyMi Head Office, Montreal PRESIDENT: SMHT BON. LORD TBaTaooa* AMD MOUNT aOtAL, G. B. U. n. ViCSPRESIDCMT: . hon. aia aloaoi a. DauMMOMO. k. c. m. r. K. �. cloubmm. OtSUtUkh MANAOKH Branches and Aganoiea at aU thepriacipal points tn Canada Alao in London, ZInirland, XTaw Yorlc, Chioatfo, Spokanf and Nawtoundland TravaUetB' Cirotilar Xdettersof Credit and Coimmercial Credits issued for use in all parts of the worUl. COLL.ECTIOKS MADE ON FAVORAS&E TKRMS Orafta aoJd avsltsMa at all polata ia Ualtad Stsias, �Hr�p� isad �J�B�its Intaraat allowed on dapaakts at curraai\t'raeg, Api'l 18,-floports this iwcen Fnurlh inorning sny i*an Kranel.'scD in '.loom-! 'ow 6n firip; orl to total (lostructlon, rirns arc taking 'throughout .th� Arisitoi'ratic mansionn cutil rosidcn-Cinl Uit^triL-t crnmOHng to ashes. Then- ifi not a tirick or sttoM builcl-ingingstnndiWB in the rity, o/ Son �ToiiC. and Fifth streets is are sprt^ait- aiKt flamcN ing in aH_ d rectibne.* It sooths thai tl,And 7A or SO persona are baJievwrii^if^"buricrt in 1h� flanMB 'anii ru|Mi^. ' buHincss fWneihco must be lodging :hcHJ�(�;^''!?Bn 7th strec*^ n �� '^'ilW iQni^liV. ' entirely At a'wnnty-Sccomd ;And Sfission r/anhquake , is rcsponBihIe so far^slreotd,. fithe b% drycoods store of for 2,700 dead ond 9.000 woundod. Lob Anfc'eles. April Trmor ol ihe cartlj bene wa� sufllcIeRt to atop i�i\ny clonks. No serious dainage was done. A railroAd dcsiNttch said ttus shock was fuM as far oast'as Ifaxcn, Nevada. tViitdowK were broiscn a�d chimneys knocked down # Wocdkindlh-CoMingwood, Xapa, Suisati and S^n-ta Hoaa. In the la�t named piaite. ttceording to. ewe report, the county court house was demolished and several killed. . V. In Suisan frcigiyt cars to tike yard BtArtod rolling, ^nd 'had to te Mocked.  ^ - The Postal Telegraph Co, bas a single wire opcrnting between here and 8an Francisco. It brings , reports t* ulter chaoR 'in the city. Berkeley is declared to be practically deniolistaed. In Han Prancisco four hiinitred dead bodios have been taken to the ^fechanics' ravillion. Wind is htowing a gale, and flames arc said to ' be making great head-waj'. Oenoral Funoton has turned over the entire force of soldiers at Pre-sido and c�t'abli.avc reached forty nlHiOBS. A telegram froni Oakland, Cat., fctates that tlie Oity at San Joee has also been reduced to rvins. Lat'cr rtewB states tJiat eight s^oars miles of the city :of JBan Francisco has been burned, and flie is beyond control. �.--�.J-......if>.-.... -The loss ia estimatod at 9100,000-000. and ibousands of Uvea have been lost. A night of terror is ahead, aiid shocks are- recurring �* ^leequoiit intervals/ . V ^ . ; Ah tar bock, as 1885, the. popula-iion ol -the cHy was flhf&.OOO, of \viiom 80;000'warc;?!hineiic:.:,:In 1900 the census showod 842,000, and the population now claii&cd >to *e near the half milllodmarkri The iwporl�:l that the i.iiond Staiidford Ciiivcrsity is ii'sdujn flames. ? Sail Francisco, Cni., April 18 (9.SO a. m.).-The entire waterfront Is burning. The postoffice was badly shaken, and has il-jw entirrrly collapsed. The fish market at .'the comer of Clay and Merchant's streets has col-i.-^psod, killing six f/craons. Fii'e Chief Sullivan and' bis wife ttavo been vary badly injured. The Orsind Opora House 'is burning /JercoJy. A ten titoroy building at Tenth and Mission streets, adjoining 'the Gfand Opera ilouse, is apporcutiy doomed, and other big buildings between, the theatre and St. Patrick's church are faouad to go. Mayor Sehmltz has called for the assistance of 'the entim Oakland firs Idcpailment, and has ordered tpltai all dynanvito- avaiilale be used io Wow up buildings to stay-the prcgiesa of the flames. The Palace Hotel is now on Arc. Other buildings on tire are the "ClauB Spreeklcs a>tructure," 17 stories high; the l^lan building; tha big ofhcial store. The south aide of Market street, be- Ran Francisco, Cal., ^April 18;- At 3.10 t/�s morning, occurred *the most terrific (.'arthquake ever kn9^'n in the hisiory of the Pacific Coast. Buildings topplmi and fell in every direction..I ' ' . vj.^v; Tlte police patrol is carrying ', the dead from the buildings. Fire broke out in the wboleaiklo buildings near the water front, ."and otkor localities, andVtiereiisicnoiwater to flgtot it. ....... , - -. At ;7.a() the communication of Mnglc wire with Ash Fork ahd f-os .\ngoles was restored. The shOckvwas felt as* far South as Sania liarbara, but it was not felt at lios Angeles. All the power liiK's in the city were wrecked. The pociAc cable tvas not damag-'Cd, but the loss of power seriously eripplod communicoitions. , The postal cleotricians are iiow at the offlce endeavoring to restore com-m'unication. It is unsafe as }-ot. to romadh in the ofHccs. There has been a light shock every few minutes since the heavy one. There was a terrible panic, and e\'!e rushed to tbo straots, and many hundreds are reported killed in South Marke-. street, aherc the fire is raging. At ciB^'t o'clock fire broke out on the south side of Iterkct Street, and is now within one block of 'the Pal ace Hotel, one of the most famous hotels ih the world. ;�l01>F.nx JISTABIASHMEXT. Soiiif F�KtH A'hoiit .Semi-Heoidy .Shops in Montreal. New- Tlie jiroctf of the real v.tine of the Stetson Hat is the sdcces.'; wear failed to the maininoth developed. Isn't that cl of ils ihakcrs. If this splendid head-ineasur^ to every claim made fur it, Stetson factories woulil never have clear to'vou.' _ Wt have the Stttson Soft ami Utthy Uati in all ilie lateu Mylfi. Price for all Staple Shades Big Assortment. Specially fs^! suitable for Stockmen TtiyditiikknML The third amnuar meeting of the Lathbridge Brick ^attd Terra Cotta Co. was held -in the ofOce of the company Saturdo}' eveniag lost, S'nd w�s well att�ndcd by the shareholdera. The Bo.'ird of I>ireetors for the ensuing year is as follows: T. D. Kevin', W. Oliver, T. M. Evans, H. Freeman, W. Hardy, F. Kenny and lion. L. O. fte Vcber. At the directors meeting, which was held immediately after; the ad-jourommtt of tlvs annual meiMng, the following officers were elected: T. I�. Kevin, president; W. Oliver, vlce-prosidml; II. Mocbeth, secretary, and II. T. Thorry and C. B. Bowman, auditors. The accouitts for the year wera prnreitted, and nhowtd a %ery satisfactory Mate of affairs. It was de-cld��d to iucrcaeo the capital of the company to $7r>,000, and it is the intention to spend $a5,0i]i6 in a new plant this year, whicn will make the most up-'to-dnte ptant ia the west. It is expected that hriek making will be ia operation by May 1st The demand for hrick are already very heavy, and it is more than likely day and night shiftq w'tll Rework ed during the sunnnev. - - . AXOTimii ItAILUOAn. A 'J'he S�-�i�i-Kcu':ly tNimiMiny has htuh .stroitgthtfied by the a'ddition to its diretlorote of two well-known busi-i iKjss loon,' Mr. i'liarles II. Nelson, w'lio wn.s /or Jnnn.v year.i head of blur, wholesale hou.so oi II. & A. NcLsc^n, Montreal and Toronto, has purchas-'-' f.\ a largB inlerest in the company, iiiKl is now vice-pifsi'dorit, Mr. Al-(iwi tVoo�1, the ticWH|�iper publisher,. who rccejiil.\ ili.sp�>.sfj ol the Ott'awa V^rix! Vress io a jfroup of Ottawa loatrnrtors, hu.s also joi-ned lorce.y ' n'ith tlx; oompaiiy, ai>d he will be ; iMKicii to the directorate. The .Sr-iiij-Jieady 'J'ailuring trhops in Moiitreiil are inodel.s of the modcni' Ntiibli8htnetit. A new foctory ol^; live lloors with a systeiii wMoh en-;/ suros bigh-v^la�s worknwnship 'is sui;-f roiintk'd by every Haiwtary oirnmge- , iiionti The greater part one floor X; is �.levoted to u dining room, wherw the SJuO eiixplbyeiw i�Miy take their ^ i�iJ-ai{cd l>.y tlic co-oi�rution of tjlic whole working stall'. Huitt according 'to pla�.s prepared l.y Mr. IkMitty, the .Semi-Heady tail-orcy, is situate 'Wi Me>ntreal far �H'�y froin the noi.some factory dis-' trict. It is on Guy street, near Hhcrbrooke, on one of the pla'teaus from where Mownt Uoyal beg'ins ita steep H.scent. The ortlccr.* of (be Sw'nii-Roady, Limited, elected at the annual mant-' hetd a few .weeks ago, are:* Presr iOent, Aivdren Mercer; Vice-Prei*i-(lent, Cbitts. U. Nelson� Mana�ing I>i^ X roctor, Herbert A. Nelson; Wroctor.^ A. S. Ijaing. Preswlent Mercer was for many years a sui^ccssful merchant tailor-iii Veterboro. lie was one of tlwfhwti business men.to recognise the possibilities ol the Scwl-Heady system, and iiow jiiu-ely it must displaoe tbe erudcr custom tailoring methods. )vi8t as the Moodyeor process rcvolu- ^ tUmiKcd the shoemaktog industry. Mr. A. Southard has the Semi-Ueady wardroi�! for ItethbrMge. a�i he says that the rn-w spring styles nre exactly the same as the garments being 'turned out by the faah-ionoiblc Broadway tailors in New York. L�THBIUDCE, ALUUtTA I THE CASH STOUE .Hits proved such a success that we are eiicpurag�l to strive for more. TI�e qoalities �i.' :alMl vajiies are nnsnrpHisaed'ii) the districf^^^^ are taking advantage of ;.^^ '^SpV it. Letter orders protnptlv filled: Raiioiiers anti farmers call and get^Spring osdew. . tilled here. Bemember we do not have to add to our prices for Bad Acconntai This?-means a saving "to you off roiii 10 to 25 iier cent. '**^^^' � BOOT AND SHOE DCPArTMENT We are just able to give you three diiferent lines in Boots and Shoes this week, ns otir'^pace ih this paper is limited. The Koynl Purple for Ladies is the niosi, valtio for the money of any pricetl shoe in ^ the market. Ad Goodyear >^'elt. single sole, patent toe. We tmrry these goods in five ditTerent styles. The price stamped on the sole........................ iJ nO GENTS FUINISHINOS DEPT. f 00 MisMis' Chocolate Shoes, Vici Kid. Bludier cut, Spring heel, a" dressy shw, our price 2 00 men's stetson hats; . Ditfereiit styles, we will tell Stetion Hat* that wtTo formerly sold for 14.30 and $5, for............................i,... 4 00 men's negligee SHIRTS We will sell for one week two lines at sjjecial y reduced prices. Men's stripetl Negligees worth $1,00. our price .....75c Bettor quality, worth 11.25, our price'......I 00 1 GROCERY DEPARTMENT . Our Teas aud Cott'ees are misurixissetl for Fivshitess. Flavour aiul Qnality. Celebrated Bee Brand, in iwuiid and half iieuiid [jiukarfes, -it..............40c and 30c fcr pound # � Three ponud Tin Kood Bhitt Tea, for.................................,,.. .............11.00 4> Coffee, ground or in Ytouu. nl................................................'2^\ SJop and RTVNITY 1.d BEST INVESTMENT No better country than Canada No better Prospects for a town than Coaldale TO BUY LOTS AT COALDALE ALBERTA REALTY COMPANY (OFFICES IN SOUTHARD BLOCK, LETHBRIDGEi Handling the townsite of Coaldale, and we wish to sell one or more Ms to every clerk in Lethbridge. These lots will very soon ix* w))\n>i for as much :i� lots in High River and any other of Canada's prosi^erons towns. Coiddale is rho centre of COALDALE LOTS Irrigation, surrounded by ^j^lj CELLING FAST, AND the Iwst settlers in Canada , PRICES WILL RISE SOON It takes but Little Mou^ NOW to mean much tor A tiielaiaie Ottawa, April 14.-Tbe Hill Crest llailway and Coal Co. will l:e in> corporated with a line to run from Morrisey io Cardstbn, with branches to rinclier IHvck and C'oa4ftolds. TK.NDIOnS I'OH FKXOE, Sealed tenders oddrcK.sc-d to the iin-ders gwd will bo rcwivc-d uji .to 7 p. Hcjnember �cv. G. .1. C. White's'm. ol the 23th in.st, /�� ��"�""^ auction sale on May 1st. See ad. in*.the grounds of the Jjetlibridge .Vtu-another column. Ilotic Associaition Utd, Appro�inmte hold an auction'longth, 1,768 feet. Plans a�d spec-in Oliver's Mall iflcaUons rooy U seen at t-ho office Ous Ncidig will i^alo of furmiture mxt l^iedncsday afternoon. of the secretory.' siiril.v ii'i''!'!' tiiiy tPO'^lif not ticcos- �il. V, I;'.. iu.!krpirniBS. KG ft SAtiK. A (.', |i)-.'!-K laciibator, 1'20 egg fa-paoiivi i\v out-door incubotor, in goodcoivditiou. Vor .sale at a bar-g-ain.-App!> to Box 307; . 3t FOIl SALE. A Sniith-l'rcnitcr Tyi*ewrltor .� ^, . cellent condition. Apply 1... Pabst,^ LethbrrdRc Hotel, . V7 J. l>. Ituddiai, <�i<�d vory 8iid.ii�ily-4V' at Atordwi, Man. ' ' Bed Door enterioiwsi 'the ,\lt:#,rta;