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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 26, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta UTe Lethbridge Herald VOLUME 1 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, APRIL 2�, 1900. NUMBER M We want our stock reduced to the lowest possible limit by Stocktaking, which is next:: month. Many tempting values! | are offered. EDMONTON CHOSEN AS THE CAPITAL Beat Calgary out by Eight Votes-Mr. Simmons Voted for Calgary. (Special (o the Herald) Edmonton, April 2�l.~ Edmonton gets the capital by � vote of | Bixtoon for to eiRht against. Oardston, Lethbridge, Macleod. High [Hiver, Culgary, Gloichen, Red Doer and Rosebud voted for Calgary Yours for Value 11 REFUSE GIFT FROM THE DOMINIO | Americans of the Opinion that they can Look after the Sufferers at 'Frisco. HUDSON'S BAY CO. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Ptld-up Capital. $10,000,000. Reserve Fund, $4,500,000 Ottawa. April 25.-Information has reached llio government from Washington that tho hundred 'thousand dollnrs Canada presented to the f>nr-liunv'iit for Wan Frnnelsco will not l-o accepted l>y the United States Oovernment, on the grounds that the United Si n't oh is prepnred to look after its own people. However, the money will In.- vote:! Iami Hip Canadian (iovcrnntent will await furl her developments. HEAD OFFICE, R. E. WALKER, General Man�ger TORONTO AI.KX. I.AIKD, Ami. C.enl Manager BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND BANKING BY MAIL Bumlneas may be transacted by mail with nay braaeh of tho Bank. Account* may be opened, and deposits made or withdrawn by mail. Every attention is paid to ent-of-town accounts. r.u.r.AKY CLAKKSHOI.M KUMONTON till.II KIVKU IN'MSKAH. BRANCHES IN ALBERTA NANTON STAVELY IMNCIIER CREEK STRATHCONA PONOKA VEGREVIU.K RKO PEER VERMILION WET ASK I WIN LEAVINGS LETHBRIDGE MACLEOD MEDICINE HAT LETHBRIDGE BRANCH C. G. K. NOURSE. - - - MANAGER l.os Angcks. April 1)2.-A frogmen-| tary fact of the terrible sufferings |undurcd by little children of San Francisco in tho earthquake and Arc was brought to this city yesterday, l>;.' Mr. and Mrs. Henry Husky and Mrs. Kate Uinril. who lived on Pine street. "Pnder our own observa-tion," said Mrs. Husky, "was the case of one child ill of diphtheria, who was carried into the streets Wednesday night i>y her parents and died in n'gony on a lawn that morning-. CUer lack of water in some, districts peopled i>y the refugees set the children moaning and pleading for a drliil . Men of the ruined families made every human cfTort to satisfy the thirst of their little ones. Falling nt Inst, in desperation they invaded the neighboring saloons and brought whisky to the women. Unable longer to withstand the pleading of their children, mothers poured smnli quantities of the (Very liqnor into tho tin cans awl other availaMo receptacles, and gave It to the tots to drink. The nntorat result was to greatly increase the pangs of thirst, ami the sluht oi staggering children wan witnessed l,y observers." tltorities that the total loss by earthquake and fire would aggregate $300,000,000, owl on this vast inoinn of property tins insurance companies carried approximately 17(1,000,000 insurance. Sim Francisco, April 21.-Stops re liemg taken to organise a movement Vor tho rebuilding of Han Fran-Isco on the plans of Architect Daniel litirnham. While the various oth-conmiittces hnvc been husy with relief work, prominent citizens have Ixvn in consultation, and within the next few days plans wMl ho outlined aiul the work of making arrange-u-nts for the most beautiful city In he world will he well under way. LADIES Just us soon jib fashion decides on style, we nro there with our dollars to |jrocuro the latest. Wo have the ^ correct tiling in Tweed Skirls, $.">. $�'� nnd $7. Newest 6> goods in Tiulitt Linen Wniats,$l to *3.:V>. Silk Waists * in cream, pretty designs. $2.7.Y (.-ream Liberty Silk Wuistn. guaranteed not to cut - to see them is to want & out; - S.'i, $(J and STJiU. ^ GENTLEMEN  Wo feel wo need suy littlo or nothing nltout our clothing $ ', Our Tweed Suit at 85.75 docs its own talking, ami our { range of Men's Suits at $10 mako tho windy advertised % lines look liko UOc. Come where we show clotl that tits. Come where we sell clothing that satisfies � the customer. MODKHN' F.STAMl,1 HlMfeNl^, � Some Facts About Semi-lt*�dy tftyfr Shops In Montreal, :oh 1 E.J.Hill&Co � Y y x Bank of Montreal I'STAHLISIIIJ) 1817 Capital all paid up...................SIMM,**) KMtrvenlcd to m.-n to whom they wuie engaged, and immediately mar riages have 'Ikvh eucoK-.l. ''I don't live anywheiv," is the answer given in many cases when the applicant for a license is asked where his rest tlencis Is. "I used to live in San Francisco." Thougli San Francisco's awful calami) v is t'lh! worst in the -history of North America, yet it cannot J.* compared (when the Iohs of life is considered) to the great quake nt IjihUoii in I T.Vi. wlH'n over 50,000 |KX>plo lost, iheir lives. The earU^uake at Lisbon was followo.l by an Immense tidal wave which engulfed a mole on which the population hivd gathered to escape tho '/ailing walls and carried vhips i>f tho then fargest six miles inland, doing incalculable damage and causing the terrible loss of days life Mayor Seluuidt, of San Francisco, upon whom the rcspous-ilrility of directing operations during the present emergency 'has fallen, is a native son, born of German parents. He Is u violinist hy profession, and a veiy good one, too. In he playod a violin in a music and gtimhlitig hall at Dawson, ami was well thought of in'spite, of his avocation, which was not considered reputable. tTpon his net urn to San Francisco he was first violinist in a theatre musicians' union. It was while engaged at the theatre that he was elected mayor bf tho great city. A few months ftgo he was re-elected, defeating the can-JdMato of tlio IXMiiocruts and Hepu-b-tienn.-., who hod fused for tiie purpose of defeating him. Mayor San Francisco, April 2J.-Tlic gen-ral Voitditiont. in the eMy arc improving rapidly. Hundreds of men hnve |,eeii placed at work clearing hv Ntnvt, ni.d 'the dynamiting oi the tottering walls which wero left standing by the fire and endangering life, will he contlou'jd today. The Spring Valley Water Company has about 1,000 men a>t work repairing and leplarlng broken water mains, and many portions of the residential section are now abundantly supplied w+th water. No trace of Count dc 1� Hocra, the French consul in this city has yet been Yound. It 1b feared thtvt he lo�t Ins life, In the fire. Several car lines are re�dy for opera-1 Ion as soon as is.deemed safe to) urn on the Jjowei*. At 10.'to last night m\ earthfjuake | >^iork wot- felt throughout the city oik! momentarily created seme alarm) among the people, still .unnerved and overwrought from their recent ex- j perl��nce. No damage was caused, hut lit some lew instances jicrsons living in houses ran out badly frightened, and called upon the s?ntries and guards to help carry out clc-th-iog and oilier effects. The soldiers HNMir.i.1 tb-ni that was no danger. The proof of the real value of the Stetson Hat is the success of its makers. If wear failed to measure to every the mammoth Stetson factories developed. Isn't that clear to you this splendid head-claim made for it, would never have Wt have the Stenon Sufi and Detli}- Halt in all the latest itylei. Price for all Staple Shades $400 Big Assortment. Specially suitable for Stockmen Southard LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA The Semi-Ucady Company has heen  strengthened by the addition to !(�; directorate of two well-known busl-' ness men. Mr. Charles H. Nelson,' who was for many years' head of the' � wholesale house of II. it A, Nelson, Montrenl und Toronto, has ptirchnlj-. ed � large interest in the company^ ' and Is now vice-president. Mr, AW frisl Wood, the newspapor puUlsher, who rocenil> disposed of the Ottawa Free Press to n group of Ottawa contractors, has also Joined forces, with the company, and ho will bo u hied to the directorate, The Seinl-ltcady Tailoring shops 1ft Montrenl aro models of tlto modern, � I'siablishment. A new factory of live doors with a system which ensures high-class workmanship Is stir* rounded by every sanitary -arrangement. The greater part of one floor is devoted to a dining room, whero 'he iloO employees mu}- take their mid-duy luncheon In comfort. A kitchen and lunch .counter, can bo* managed ly the co-operation of tho whole working stall. Iluilt according to plans prepared l�y Mr. Iteatty, the Semi-llcady tail-i'i-ey, is situate in Montreal far a way from the noisome factory district. It is on Guy street, near Shcrbrooke, on one' of the plateaus from where Mount Coyul begins its steep ascent. . The olllcers of the H.'ml-lUady, limited, elected at the annual matting held a few weeks ago, are; President, Andrew Mercer; Vice-Prcsl-ilcnl. Chus. II, Nelson, Managing Director, Herbert A. Nelson; Ulrcctor. A. S. Laing. Pri'S'Hlcnt Mercer was (or many years a sttcccssftil merchant tailor in I'e'erboro. lie was one of the first business men to recognlie the possibilities of the Seml-Reudy system, ami how surely it must displace the crudir rustoin tailoring methods, nist as the (ioodyenr process revolu-tinniml the shoemaking industry.  Mr. A. Southard has the Semi* UiMtd.v wardrobe for IxHhbr-ittg*, and he su\s that the new spring styles nre exactly the same as the garments being turned out by the fashionable IP-oadwnv tailors in New York. THE CASH STORE! a n m n. Branches and Agencies at all the principal pointBin Canada Also in London, England., New York, Chicago, Spokane and Newfoundland Travellers' Circular Letters of Credit and Commercial Credits issued for use in all parts of the world COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS Drifts sold available *t all point* In Uolted States, ICurope and Canada Interest allowed on deposits at currenl^rale* Lethbridge Branch " Man BEEVE agar Snn FnuuHco, April 22.-Property owivis hud an opportunity yesterday to iir-ivit some.of their hokl-l nigs and measure what damage had t*>?n diMK- New modern wteel buildings weiv i on oil to be almost intact. In every nisiance it seemed that the [ earthquake had not damaged them. Steel frame* were in perfect plumb) and apparently ns strong as ever. Cornices mid fancy trimmings fell, but that �i�s nH Kven when the' lire swept through them, only the | frameuork was damaged. The Fairmont IIot��l on Nob Hill j will Im> rushed to completion. The Sprr--kls bii.lding at Market and Third si re-''* *i'I he occupied in a the L'nion Trust building at MontRotneiy and Market streets has lost onl> the interior woodwork, cod the st Francis is in the samel category An ins|tectlon of tho Call buikling a" lined and Market streets Ulsclos.-.-] .N'lMl iloors in good con- [ dition. and I'uukl. arter slight pairs, le u-ed as fornwrly. 'Ph" area sipinr.- mil" Sohmklt uoukl seem to have so far conducted himself with great energy and ahillty during the awful crisis that he has l�vn suddenly railed on to fare. San Francisco. April 2U.- �nirnt distriel is seven I GENERAL MERCHANTS LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. af ______ _____________��� J endorsed the str:le ot live hundred men at l�th-brid^e. Alia., and luul votod the stiiheih *l,"0u weekly for support. Mr. Wilson said this was the only In-'formation '-hat could be made public. Bright Prospects fer LctMrM|c. So MU't uouutry than Canada So la-tier Prospects for town than Coukialo Yol'U FIRST OPI'ORTIMTV TO-Bl'Y LOTS AT COALDALE LOTS CHKA1* TERMS GOUD HKST INVESTMENT ALBERTA REALTY COMPANY (OFFICKS TX SOl'T'ltARH lil.ofK. LKTHBRIDGEi ,11 mi.- or mort' lots to every cl�rk amount oi inoi"1"'-" Vo'a. in parts "f l'il" ! San Francisco, Apri, 2n-It is estimated by competent insurance au- It. II. Owen, of the o. W. Kerr Co., told the Herald the other day that in North Dakota fanners frequently w�.iit as dn Is' si-Hint; for us imifh ns lots in High River nndany other of Cuimdn's imisiH-rKiis towns. Oonldulo i* the ti-ntr.. of COALDALE LOTS Irrigation, surrouudud Wv AKK SELLIXU FAST. AND t.he host settlers in Cnnaila PRICKS WILL RISK SOON ll takes but Littlo Money NOW to mean mueh-for the future O. W. Kni�el.v. oi the North Ainer-tean i.�>d (-'�  toixa received a letter I from the company Minneapoli' vicinity seem to be crazy headtumrters in o\.-r I.thlM'td^e. 'Ihey have heard so iiiueli ui.oui i. that many investors are ^imiic. tlwr,. to get into busl-ness.'' Mr. Knisel.v is M'i> iMiifi.lent iv! out t-hi. future oi this district. He believe* it i-i ijuite possible ihat Lethbridge will have l.">,00ii jiopulation -1 4 in the \ears. "Vou are just on the verge uf dovelopinenl" he reinarked to the Herald the other day. ''I have seen districts like the Weyburn distriet iu Soskatiliewitn that s-onu* years ago was not consWored any good at all (III up rapidly and produce as.tine crops its any section of that province/' . �� . 6867 ;