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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Tlw Lrthbridge Daily Herald, Thursday, Auguri I It's Stock Reducing Time With Us I It's Harvest Time for Thrifty Buyers Now for the final clearance of all Summer Clothing, Furnishings, Hats and Caps, Boots and Shoes To make room MEN'S SUITS for New Fall Stock MEN'S FURNISHINGS MEN'S fancy Tweeds, brown and olive shades. Latest well tailored Sale price MEN'S fancy Worsteds, latest styles and shades. Well trimmed and ICO Cft tailored. Sale price MEN'S EXTRA FINE TWEEDS AND FANCY WORSTED styles, specially tail- ored, in grays and olive shades, the suits you have been paying for. Price..................... BOYS'THREE-PIECE from Eng- lish and Scotch Tweeds, well -trim- med. Up from BOYS' TWO-PIECE of strong and durable Tweeds. Up from MEN'S BIB seam, rivetted pockets. from Eng- strong and. Price MEN'S WORKING black and gray stripes. Up from 75c 90c MEN'S SOFT FRONT fancy stripes and plaids. All sizes MEN'S WORKING black sateen, brown drill, we'll made, double seanied MEN'S COLORED N'EGLIGEE Eng- lish zephyr and percale. Cuffs attached. Fast colors MEN'S BALBRIGGAN SHIRTS AND MEN'S DOUBLE THREAD BALBRIGGAN SHIRTS AND fine quality for................ MEN'S SUMMER HALF black and tan shades. 2 Pair for MiEN'S BLACK CASHMERE HALF HOSE MEN'S WORKING Up from MEN'S FINE Up from MEN'S LEATHER Up from MEN'S TWEED Up from BOYS' TWEED Up from........................ ATRIP FORT 25c 25c 50c 50c 25c Bargains in Ties, Collars, Cuffs and Handkerchiefs We claim we can Save You Money. Don't doubt but come and see A. WILLIAMSON Clothier 244 Westminster Road Cleaning and Pressing Done On The Premises CHOLERA BREAKS OUT IN ITALY I ANOTHER GOOD CROWD SAW "THE BURGOMASTER" When word is received that Mr. Win. P. Cullen is to return to Leth- bridge with his excellent company, whether he puts on "The Burgomas- Baraie, Italy, August j ter it will be the signal for towns and villages in this province! genuine interest among theatre goers are suffering from an epidemic this city, so very pleasing have cholera and at the sea port of Trani been the performance of this, company. the outbreak is especially severe, 25 deaths toeing reported.- Other places badly stricken are Andila, -Margherit, DesSaviour and TrinitapelL Authori- ties are displaying great vigor in coping with the situation, hut will -be handicapped toy distrust of more ignor- ant class who in fear conceal themselves. General exodus from threatened -district may lead to his support was without fault, spread of disease. Churches axe crowded with forming another nvsE3.ee. Roine, Aug. one hundred cases of cholera are reported here. When.the Hamilton Board of Con- trol reduced the price of gas from. 40 to 35 cents cubic feet, J. J. Scott, who "was applying for a fran- chise, withdrew. If your Hver is sluggish and out of tone, and you feel dull, bilious, consti- pated, take a dose of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets tonigbt be- fore retiring and you will feel all right in tie Sold by all druggists. I Their second and last appearance at the Majestic last night when "The Burgomaster'; was repeated, was very nearly as well received as on the first night. There were not so many out but the house was nicely filled. Gus Weinberg was as huge as ever in his humor in presenting the character of "The Burgomaster" and MILLION AND HALF DOLLAR FiRE AT JERSEY CITY Jersey City, Aag. fire in the warehouse district last night wiped out -an entire block of business -build- ings and factories. The loss is esfr mated from one million to a million and a half. Fireman Babcock was rendered unconscious 'by live wire and later -died in the hospital. Another fireman, faad both legs broken by a falling wall, and some two thousand people were turned terrified into the streets. VERDICT OF JURY IN WINNIPEG SUICIDE Winnipeg, Aug. jury em- panneled under Coroner Inglis last night to investigate the death of Jas. Knight, farmer of Rosewood, arrest- ed for attempted murder of his wife and who purchased poison and com- mitted suicide in custody, recom- mended a change in the Pharmacy Act, reading sale of poisons, and charged that the constable in charge of the prisoner bad not sufficient knowledge of Ms -line and that the chief of provincial police should see that his men are properly instructec. TELEGRAPHIC BRIEFS H. C. Hocken says he will again be a candidate for. mayor of Toronto. Hon. R. L. Borden will open his On- tario tour at Renfrew on September 12th. Seven insane persons are In !Lon- >n, Ont. county jail, awaiting re- moval to the Hospital for Insane. R. H. Flaherty, who has returned from an exploration trip to James' Bay, reports rich ore deposits in that district. When the digestion is all right, the action of tlie bowels regular, there is a natural craving 'and relish for food. When this is lacking you may Tqicrw that you need a dose of Chamberlain's Stomach and Liver Tablets. They strengthen the digestive organs, im- prove the appetite and regulate the )0wels. Sold by all druggists. THE STANDARO Wood Street Box 1928 CD, Lethbridge We Have Now in Stock the Following Accessories RAJAH SPARK PLUGS, 1-2 Inch and 7-8 inch. RAJAH PORCELAINS AND GASKETS. COTTER PINS, 1-16, 3-32 and 1-8. CAP SCREWS, 1-4 in. to 3-4 in. LENGTHS 3-4 in. to 4 SET SCREWS, 1-4 and 5-16. NUTS 1-4 in. to 34 in. NUTS 5-16 in. to 1-2 in. STEEL BALLS, 1-16 in. to 1 in. BRAKE BAND LINfNG, 3-16 in. to 1-4 in. thick, from 1 in. to 2 ir. in'width. SPRING BELTING, 5-16 in, any length. LOCK WASHERS, 5-16 in. to 1-2 in. ACETYLENE BURNERS, 1-2 and 3-4 foot. GAS TUBING AND CONNECTIONS, 3 and 4 way. TIRE VALVES, INSIDE PARTS AND DUST CAPS. ACORN PUMP CONNECTIONS. VALVE TOOLS. HORN BULBS AND REEDS. BATTERIES AND BATTERY CONNECTIONS. FOLDING PAILS. GREASE GUNS. TIRE CHAINS. JACKS. TIRE ENVELOPES. CEMENT PATCHES. We Are Open-Day and Night Auto Livery in Connection Prompt Attention to Repairing GEORGE Local Man Report on the Conditions as he Found Them There About two months or more ago j there left this Southern Alberta city, T. A. Millard and A. Lyons, bound for an extended trip through, central B. C., and the Fort George district. A short time ago Mr. Millard re- turned to the city, Mr. Lyons having stopped off at Edmonton. When interviewed by the Herald re- garding his trip Mr. Millard told an interesting story somewhat as fol- lows "Arriving by rail at Asncroft, we disembarked, to pursue our course northward. The trip, via .the old Caribou trail, a distance oi 167 miles, we made in an- auto in an in- terval of 10 hours, actual running. In all, thirteen autos, owned by dif- ferent companies, ply from Ashcroft to Soda Creek and-are kept busy carrying passengers to and fro. The scenery along this trail is exceedingly rugged and making the trip a decidedly enjoyable one. At Soda Creek we boarded the B.X. steamer and were thus conveyed up the broad expanses of the Fraser to Fort George. The accommodation af- forded us along the route was re- markable, and never once during the whole trip could it be said we experi- enced anything like hardship. Our stay in Fort George was lim- ited to two weeks' time. But during that period we saw and experienced a great deal. Fort George will, un- doubtedly, become a good town in time. It has every facility for mak- ing it so, but just at present my candid opinion is that it is being pressed forward a little too fast, and is somewhat in advance of. existing conditions. Population Not Large The present population" of the town is about 300, and the majority of these is still under canvas. Two banks, the Traders, and the Bank of British North America, have been es- tablished and conduct their banking business in tents." There is a small saw mill in continual operation, which, though it turns out from eight to ten thousand feet of lumber every day, cannot nearly supply the local demand. As a result of months of negotia- tion, the G. T. P. has bought .iCOO acres of land from a large Indian re- serve ,that butts on the present tmvn- site. The price was thought to be per acre. This tract is likely, in fact, almost sure to fonri the site on which part of the future town of Fort George will be built. It is the general concensus of opinion of the Fort George inhabitants that the G.T.P. will not reach Fort George for at least three years." This, how- ever, ought to prove no serious detri- ment to 'the development of the town and surrounding especially one considers the present facil- tf travel to and from the tow-n." Ideal Climate in Summer During the summer months the cli- re- nave learned from inhabitants that the snowfall is greater ;thaii here is. Southern and the climate during those months does not com- pare jjuite so favorably with that of Sunny Southern Alberta for the cor- responding period.. The country about Fort George for the most part, is thickly wooded with poplar and jack-pine. This can be bought and cleared up at a cost of about or per acre. Large tracts of it have, however, been cleaned off by forest fires and left in such a state, that it can be-placed in workable shape at small cost and comparative ease. I understand that Waddington Co., of this city, have sold and are still selling tracts of this land, and I do not think they are at- all misrepresenting the condi- tions if they comply with what I have already said. Produce in Fort George district brings the producer excellent returns. The influx of population is creating a demand for vegetables and- other ne- cessaries, and fortunate, indeed, is he who has any to dispose of. For in- stance, hay is selling at per ton, and potatoes at 6 cents per pound. Potatoes grow to be an enormous size and I believe two of them, if not less, would weigh a pound. There is certainly a. good living to be made at market gardening. I have seen rhubarb that measured six feet in length from end to end of the stock Especially fertile are the valleys of the Nechacco and Fraser rivers. Coal Found North of Fort George there have been found coal deposits, that are thought to be of considerable value. North and also east of the town there is a good placer mining district and on several occasions I saw parties of prospectors leaving to make their strike. On my return from Fort George I spent a month at Vancouver, before once again coming to Lethbridgo. In conclusion I would like to state, that Page 3 though Fort George must inevitably in time assume the proportions of a thriving town in a prosperous dis- trict, yet I have come back more as- sured than ever that Southern berta is the place for me. Al- NEW YORK WOMEN WONDER OF DUKE "Without Escorts They Walk To and Fro In Safety OB Streets" New York, Aug. has nothing on New York for gaiety, pleasure, cooking or theatres." This is the conclusion of Ferdinand de Bourbon-Orleans, due de Monspir', who, if his family had their here- ditary rights, would be close to the EAT EXCELSIOR CAFE OPPOSITE THE EUREKA best cuisine, in the Quick Service. Short Orders a Specialty. Regular Meals................ 25c to 50c COMMUTATION MEAL BOOKS for escort in Paris at well, if you will pardon my frankness, she is only waiting to find one. Young .women, 3retty, too, hurry along without glancing or being glanced at." 'Do New Yorkers enjoy themselves as much as Parisians am sure. Wherever I go, "Yes, I in the shows, in the cafes, every one "looks a close study of New York and knows his Paris well. so happy, so excited. They follow the plays with such absorption 5 they. laugh and tali so freely and gaily at throne of France. His royal highness has been making "c dinner and supper. Faces Blase ;With are some interesting compari- the duke makes between Paris have no one street sons and New York "Your lights are one of the most interesting and beautiful features of your night he exclaimed. "As whole, your streets are much better lighted than ours and we Broadway. There is not which contains so much. Even in the shop windows we do not use as many lights as you, and as for the electric signs, the theatres and top of buildings, have ever been held their equal. Fizzing Bottles Marvelous "The horses that gallop, the baby lephant that sits on its tail, the lady with the flowing skirt, the fizzing bottles and steaming coffee but they are marvelous. I think he is a great artist who de- igns have none so clever in 'aris. j waste light as gloriously as j vou waste everything else." "Have you been in Chinatown at night "Only the other he replied. "I saw it alii; the opium dens and all the rest. It was interesting, for we have no Chinese colony 'in Paris. But, really, it did not seem to me wicked as you would say. I under- stand that the police cleared it out a while he continued, a bit re- gretfully. Respectable Women on Street "What sort pi people do you. meet in your wanderings "All sorts. Positively, any one whom I might see in the he answered readily. "What impressed nrie most was the number of respectable women one sees on the streets alone after dark. in Public us it is different. The faces of women and men in our public plac- es arc often so triste, so blase. "Your theaters are most remark- able. The scenery is more beautiful and the acting is better than I find in Paris. "As for the cafes, I can assure you that in the best of them the cooking is twice as good as I find at home. It's so rare in Paris to see a man drunk." The duke recently saw a New York gang fight in which a man was shot to death. This nearly brought on a compari- son between the notorious Apaches of Paris and the New York gang. Rowdies Are 'More Dangerous people who have not done, anything into a prison even over night. "And do you know, a great many of the people I saw there, did "not seem to have done anything." THE HOUSEWIFE AND THE FLY (A-dalena F. Dyer) "Don't come into my said 'the .Housewife to the Fly; "There's a. screen at every window, and. your entrance defy. There are microbes In your footsteps and a crust upon your head, Which, if not' so microscopic, would fill, our 'hearts with, "jfou carry germs of typhoid and spread consumption's bane, And our sanitary teachers paint your crimes in language "plain. Don't come into iny and for safety I -would pray If you. walked into my dining room upon some sunny day. "There are seeds of vile distempers Bidden in your tiny And your many "feet -have; travelled over nameless filthy things. You're a menace :.to our safety, you are powerful though small. "As it happened I never have been And the mischief accomplish.. an eyewitness of one of the Apache encounters. But I know what they are like, and I assure you that if the would the bravest heart appall.., "If you enter, I" have poison, all pre- pared for you "to eat, And paper spread to tangle your germ- laden wings, and feet I will poison, trap of smash., you. if you -do not leave my door; For our modern sanitation will endure your calls no Housekeeping Magazine. I witnessed, they are more dangerous than those of Paris. "In a sense, the A'paches commit horrible crimesj for 'they use knives and make fatal wounds. I- that they get into trouble oftener than your street roughs here, but they fight carefully among, themselves and, most important of all, they do OPIUM SENT AS CHESTNUTS not use pistols. That means that passers-by are in little danger.. Bullets 'Fly in Rows "In this country it is different. I don't see how a dozen men escape be- ing wounded, the way the bullets fly. around. "It is a most remarkable he said, concerning the night court, which he had visited. "We have none in Paris, you know, and I believe that the establishment of one would 'If a woman appears without anjbe desirable. It is not right to put Vancouver, Aug. shipment' of five thousand dollars worth of op- ium consigned to Vancouver firm, at present wai- seized today. The shipment was sent from Hongkong as Chinese chestnuts. In buying1 a cough medicine, dont be afraid to get Chamberlain's Cough Remedy. There is no danger from it, and relief is to follow. Especial- ly recommended for coughs, colds and whooping cough. Sold by all druggists. mate is certainly ideal in every spect. In winter, however, I ORAL SOLD EVERYWHERE Sweet Caporal Cigarettes "The purest form In which tobacco can be smoked." ;