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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 2, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETIIBRIDGE II 151? ALO Friday, August 2, UH2 OPENING OF Coaldale Block, 309, 5th St. South Monday, Aug. 5th AT 9.30 O'CLOCK Someone Gets This Beautiful Clock FREE AH are requested to give their name and address during the opening, the number opposite your name may be the one that will decide who gets the clock. Below Are A Few of Our Specials Children's Dresses Ribbed Pants Percale, in pitik and white, blue and red grounds, with white stripes and figures; yoke trimmed with .embroidery and novelty braids; pearl s buttons, deep hem at bottom of Extra fine bleached yarn; superior finish; 3 in. mer- cerized lace trimming, French band with strings and buttons, covered Ladies' Ribbed Vests Good clean yarn, .wide shoulder straps; crocheted neck and arm holes, shelf fetltched hot torn Wide lace' yoke; crocheted taped neck and arm holes, -iA.t ed skirt Children's Muslin Drawers With continuous tap8_ sides, ..-side openings, frilled seams, deep bauds, "ruffled, hemmed edge bottoms, for 20c Ladies' Hosiery A fast black seamless heei; lisle finish; -welt top per-pair J-UC. Full seamless, rib top, fast black, fine lisle finish; double spliced heel and toe, long elastic rib tops Toilet Paper Guaranteed to be free fiom injiuious chemicals, soluble in..water..' Has no supeiioi foi health and safety Pei roll 5c Gent's Hosirey Brown and blue, closely knit, extra strong double heel and toe elastic worked rib top Fast black, seamless, .elastic rib tops, spliced heel and i toe, lisle finish Fancy stripes etc., lisle finish, full seamless -j per pair Corset Covers Good quality muslin; plain style, with fancy overstitched shell trim- and circular neck 15c. Gent's Ties A new and beautiful variety of fight, med- sliades, 15c ium and dark checked and striped silks Band Tecks Club and hat" wing, shield bows, and Wind- sor ties. 15c. to 25c. Gent's Collars Extra fine quality lin- en finish; heavy inter.- lining; well .stitched; button holes 'and finely laundried I EYE GLASSES, ikeldton rimless eyeglasses, no charqs for tittino kind, and odon. Two for 5 cent, to WRITING PAPER per 5c to 25c; WRITING TABLETS BLANK BOOKS, 5c to 20c; FANCY WORK BASKETS SHEET MUSIC, the latest "hits" 25c to 75c for CANDIES PER POUND........ 15c. 10c. 5c to 16c 15c. 10c. 15c. to 25c. Complete assortments and varieties of GRANITE WARE TINWARE HARDWARE WIREWARE GLASSWARE QUEEN'S WARE CHINA WARE CHOCKIRY STATIONERY DRY GOODS Kl NOTIONS NOVELTIES TOYS JEWELRY AND TOILET ARTICLES. CANDIES Our store is small, therefore it is impossible to. display everything; If you do not see articles -you wish, inquire fortlicm: This store .will he run on a strictly thereby givino- you the benefit of low prices.-'.. a', Remember the place is 309 5th St. S, at 9.30 o'clock MONDAY MORNING, AUGUST 5th See Our Windows For Display OLD TIMER DEAD AT PINCHER CREEK FORMER MEMBER OF MOUNTED CUTTING WINTER WHEAT {Special to The Herald.) Plncher Creek, AUK. Krltlaj afternoon, while two young men won fishing; on the 'South Kork river, jus1 oast of the canyon, ;iml nwir the bem of the river at K. ranch thuy discovered the body of a man ly- ing on a bar in tin1 middle of tho riv- er. The police wen- at once notified, ami with Coroner Connor, of PInchci Creek, went out as uulekly as bio to investigate. On examination, papers were found in the man's .pockets, which proved his identity to b0 that of Robert Ash- bridge, of Carlisle, Cumberland coun- ty, Knghiml, He came to Ontario ab- out two years ngo. It was quite- evident by tho condi- tion of his that 1m had been trying to wade across ilie river, tmd being a stranger in the country, was evidently mistaken in his estimate of the depth oE the water by reason.of its clearness. Getting into deep wa- ter in this way, it is supposed he lost his balance, and was swept away by tho swift rushing waters of the South, The young man Jiad evidently i been drowned some time ago, us the body was badly decomposed, so much so, In fact, that it was impossible to move it any -distance. Deceased was apparently a young man of good chai actcr, as ho had in his possessio: numerous recommendations from rtil ferent places where he Imd workei in England. It is known that his me the i- is living in England at the acl dress given. The body was interrei within a few feet of where it wai found. The death took place today of Pet er Birtles, an. old-timer of the Pinchei Creek'district, and one of our mos' highly respected citizens. Mr. Birtles had been very ill for many mouths with heart disease, and his demise was scarcely unexpected by his fani- iiy and friends; Like many other old timers in this part of tho country, de ceased was at one time connected with the Mounted Police force. .After retiring from the force, he located permanently in 'Piiicuer Creek. He was engaged in the lumber business for some time, disposing of his yard! some months ago'to the South Alber- ta Hay -Since then he has lived retired. A 'wife and one son survive him; J..C. Brewery, ;who owns a splendid Pereheron ranch about fifteen miles northwest of has two carloads of stock entered at the 'Mac- leod' exhibition, "'Mr.' Drewery's Per- cherons carried off most of the prizes at Calgary recently, and his friends predict a similar performance at Mac- leod. _ _--.. Slaughterhouse Burned The slaughterhouse.of .the.. P.' Burns Co. by fire the How orig- inated is a mystery that is likely -to remain unsolved for. som-e time. It is estimated the loss will total pretty I close to including a quantity hides, etc. This, however, was al covered by the insurance. Cutting Winter Wheat Cutting wheat has actually com mcncerl here, some farmers north town starting their'binders up yes terday. With a. continuation of the kind of weather we have been'having for the past week or ten days, harvest ing will be geueral all over the dli trict in a day or two. Jt is becoming more than ever apparent that there will be no shortage of twine in thib district .this dray load-aftei SALE OPENS TOMORROW MORNING! SHOE SALE Bankrupt Stock Slaughtered .We have purchased this Bankrupt stock at, 50c and 60c oh the 51. It comprises .the best makes in lien's, Women's and Children's dress and working-shoes, in patent black and tan. will re- member (lie bargains AVG o-ave'nt .odr sale.-of the Glow Stock, a year 1 ago. Having secured this a, lower figure, we are in a-posi- tion to offer, greater values at the opening of this sale morning. Come to this sale tomorrow and'double.your earning cap- acity by doii.bli.ug your buying capacity. A Shoe tor every foot; ;i Price for every purse.. You need the We want the money. A samples, to show you what this sale means MEN'S FLORSHE1M SHOES AND ifi buttoned and laced, regular ?5.00 Bankrupt Sale Price ...........V....... MEN'S HIGH TOP Regular price SO.00 Bankrupt Sale price.............-I...... MEN'S WORKING Regular price J2.00 Bankrupt sale price WOMEN'S LOW SHOES AND Regular to.............. 55.00 Bankrupt Sale Price MISSES SHOES In several good sizes 11 to 2; Regular price..................... Bankrupt Sale GIRLS' SHOES, Sizes 5 to 7 Regular price Bankrupt Sale price 6oc. This is a Real Whirlwind of Shoe Bargains The Palace Clothing Co. 1 'i, O Opposite Fire Hall. Four Doors West of Post Office. i i BURMIS dray load of "the tie that 'binds" 'being brought into town this week by the various dealers. ;There appears to be.au abundance of small fruit in this district this year, and many excellent samples are being .brought into town. who is arranging Pincher Creek's exhibit for the Dry-Farming Congress, has col- lected some remarkable samples of red currants. He also has some.mag- nificent samples of the white variety, hut the red ones are especially note worthy, some of them being as large as good-sized marbles. Want Telephone Farmers living in the Sumnierview and Twin Eutte districts are anxiously waiting for the advent of tho tele- phone into these localities. The ne- cessary petitions have been in the hands of the telephone department for some, time, but there---does not seem to be .any noticeable eagerness on the part-of the powers that toe to these -farmera this much needed service. In'the case of Twin Butte at least, the petition bag been .the hands of the proper authorities for something like three years. Such tardiness as that is An inspector recently spent a couple of days in the districts referred to, nothing ever came of his visit. These friendly little calls' by the inspectors are becoming an anual event, tho farmers claim, hut they accomplish nothing. These people want 'phones, the number of, subscribers is available in each case, and It is pretty hard to. understand why -the matter is being hoisted over from year to year. Burmis, Aug. Solus has re urned to town is contem lating moving his family in the of a few days. 31 rs, C. Cameron was visiting her riends In Frank this .week. The -partnership between B. Reeves and G.-Founder of the Burmis Meat Market has-been dissolved this week. The business in future -will be eon- ducted by Mr. Reeves. R. Griffith of Lille has taken up his a'bode in town, and the Burmis. foot- ball club will no doubt benefit by him as a player. J, Copke moved his -family from Taber to to'wn this week. H. .Paterson, of-the firm of paterson Lee, real estate agents of Blair- more, business visitor to town this week. EDMONTON BUILDING PERMITS Edmonton, Aug. total tiiiild- ing permits issued In July were valu- ed nt as compared 'with for the corresponding month last year. George Cody of Fernle, represent- ing the Wood-McNab Lumber Com- pany, was in town this week looking up business. The coal- company have started work on the foundations for the new tipple, which 4hey are-guiug to put tip here, and tho machinery -for the same is expected to arrive shortly. The football game that was sched- uled to take place. at Blah-more on the 31st. between Blairmore and Bur- mis has been postponed until August 7th. L. C. Stevens took in the sights Coleman this week. Mr. GnilbauU representing the Can- adian General Supply Company of Lethbridge, was in town this-'week in ,he Interests his firm, A fishing party consisting of Messrs I H. E. Riddle, J. Darbyshire, J. W. Skilling, C. Chester, "W. Scott and iV. Darbyshire, camped out'the week end on the south fork ot the Old Man river, and procured a nice catch of the speckled beauties. Thomas Sloan, left on the passen gcr on Sunday night for a two months trip to the old country. His many friends wish him "bon voyage." J, Garrett has moved his family from Lille to town this 'week. E. Marino has the foundation of the new hotel well under way, but Is be- ing held up some on (it, on account of the scarcity of laborers. management of the dining room the Pacific hotel........ Frank Labelle and family have mov- ed to.the apartments lately occupied by C. H, Dimbar, over T. A. Cor- .belt's Jewelry establishment. Alf. his-.tiuic on.Thurs-. day last, and lias 'departed to prairie to resume occupation of homestead: WARDNER Warttner, Aug. Crows Nest Pass Lumber Co. will close the mill at night on Saturday night, [or the the season. Will Slmiieck lad the misfortune to em! of his first finger in.tho planing mill.. He .is doing Las well as can be expected. He is sarlly miss- ed in the hand and we hope will soon bo.able to attend his duties again. Mrs. Peter Hcric, who has been in' the Letlibridge hospital for tile last two months, is expected home short- ly, her many friends will .be glad to hear the good news; F. M. Stearns expects to move his family east in tho near future, they will be sadly .missed in the commun- ity. The ordination of Rev.- Stevens takes place next Thursday night: Rev. McClean, of Waldo Rev: Grant, Fer- nie, and Rev. Thompson, of Craii- hrook, will officiate. HOSMER ITosmer, 'Aug. 1. A man named John Liska was taken to the hospi- tal on Wednesday evening suffering from a severe wound in the head. The ndividual who accompanied Iriin was also a foreigner, anil it was impos- sible to glean from him any informa- ioti as lo how the- accident occurred. Jno. Ueaudoin h.ns' taken over the1 fr Hammocks Refrigerators Screen Doors Windows Clearing At Cost Splendid Assortment in each line J ;