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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 23, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta IGe Herald VOLUME 1 LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. THURSDAY, AUGUST 23. 1900. NUMBER 49 We hdve Them Just the tiling you require for this wet weather Prices : $8 to $21. Top Coats We are showing the swellest range of Men's Toppers, Palelots and Ulsters ever shown in Leth bridge Prices from $8.00 to |22.00 SEE OUR WINDOW DISPLAY The 2 Macs Only Exclusive Men's Outfitters. In Lethbridge THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Paid-up Capital, S10,000,000. Reserve Fund, $4,500,000 HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO a. E. WALKER, General Manager ALEX. LAIRD, AMt GmI Ummtgrn BRANCBBS THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN THB UNITED STATES AND BNOLAND A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED FARMERS' BANKINO Bvary facility afforded Farmers for their hanlriag business. Sales Notes oashed or takes for oollectioii. BANKING BY MAIL.-Deposits may be made or withdnwn kgr �lail. Out-of-town accounts receive every attention. CALGARY CLAIiKSIlOLM EOMONTON llk'.ll KIVICU INMSKAIL BRANCHES IN ALBERTA LEAVINGS NANTON STAVELV LETHBRIDGE , PINCHER CREEK STRATHCONA MACLEOD PONOKA VEGREVILLB MEDICINE HAT RED DEER VERMILION WETASKIWIN LETHBRIDGE BRANCH C. G. K. NOURSE. - -  MAHAOER EASTERN TOWNSHIPS BANK capita i................$ 3,000,000 reserve............... $ 1,600,0(X) HEAD OFFICE - . . SHERBROOKE, QUE. Wm. Fabwell - Pbesident James Mackisnox, General Manager 55 Branches and Agencies in Canada Two branches just opened in AU�erta COLEMAN under the management of George Ewing TABER under the management of F. E. Brine The i)atronafj;e oi: these k)Calea Lethbridge Branch - R. r. BCCVE Manaser u SAD DEATH Young Man AJHMit to it Married KILLED IN aImLROAD WRECK Wis Engaged towTd Sister of C. A.Gigot.orCardston. I.A-thliriilgK pcoplR V hn enjoy tho acr|iialntuni-t> of Miss Ciif^ot, clilepn mnrriod in Septom!)er, but Mr. Walters met his death in n train collision on tho Winnipeg Beach branch on Monday. SUBWAY ONCE MORE Commiiiiicalion before the CmircII From AR.&I.CO. LOSES EYESIGHT Frightful Accident to a Taber Man. DYNAMITE EXPLODED AT MINE WinnipeiT 'IVibune.- An important deal in western coal lands was- I'on-cliided a few days ago. It was the sale of the Tal>er Coal Company's projierty, a short tlistanco iroiii Ijelhlnidge, to an Aiiwrican .symli -i!ate of cai>italiKls headed by O. A. Itoborlson, the well known speculator, who has operated in the Noith-west so extensively and successfully the l.-vst four or five years. The Taber Coal mine consisted oi a territory ooverinjU nearly ten thousand acres of land with the same fleposit of coal as that owned by (he On lis anil operaled .so successfully for years. The men who comprised the Taber Coal Co. and who owned and operated the Tabor mines were ((vntleinon well knov.'ri in Winnipeg and comprised Mr. .1. Stanley Howell, the tmrrister. Mr. D. K. Adams, the coal: man, Mr. Isaac Cockburn, sccivtary of the lumermen's asNocintion, Mr. .1. VV. Ilettes. real estate ag-ent, and Wiw Canon Itogers, brother of the linn II. Uogors. This company has been operating tho mine for some time, bivving in-'ve.sted about a humlred thousand dollars in the enterprise. More c.ip ital was needed to put tho nec:s  sary amount of go info tho busine.ss. ISecently an offer of JtiOO.nOtJ for the projierty was submitted on b^--half of the above n.amcd people, and after some consideration it was i^v cepted. It is understood that 'Wcli of the above mehtloned gentlemen will clear the snug sum, of S'lO.OOO. The new company is already getl -ing into shajic to develop the inino in vigorous stylo nnil it will not be a surprise if the Northwest is sup plield. Dear Sir,-In fairness to tho �M*. H'. I write to inform you that tho nriiclc under heading Cro.s.s Sword.-j" in your issue of August KVth, is altogether inaccurate. Tho railwny company did not make the thr.^ it nvcntioned, nor any threat. But for the unfortunate illness ot Vancouver of Mr. William. Whyte, the-argument betAveeii tho town and the railway would have been amicably si*ttlefe-senting the company had not t-n' power to grant the- town's ref|UistK nor the inforinat ion to answer same. Coir.inunication with Mr. Whyte has removed all difficulties and the ne;v line was placed in operation on Saturday, 18th inst. Yours truly, E. P. McXF.II.L. Macleod, August 20, 190(1. WKFKLY MAIIKRT IIKPOTIT. (Furnished by Bater and Winnipei?.) Mi-I.ean, Our cable from Liverpool to'lay fplotes Ontario's 11 to 11.J reus, Ranchers rt.J to 104 cents. Tho only change from last weeks quotations Is that tho top q\iot.it-ions for Itanchors is a half cent l.-w-er The market for Butcher cattle locally is not so stronir, steers mny be fpiotod from at to 1.1.fiO; cows to) 3 cents. Young Englishman Is Now in the Galtllospitai. � Andrew Rowley,..a young F.ngli.sli-man eniplo.ved in the Talier mine, met with a terrible accident last week. He vas tamping a shot, wh.-n it exploded, s-battering his face in 11 frightful manner. Tho young man was brought To tlie Oalt ho.ipitnl and is still uiiile will !�> saved or not. MAKE JIONEY LeiUrMge Men interested in the Sale of Taber Mhie. A regular mCL-ting of tho Oii.y, Council was held on Monday evening City Solicitor Conybeare'n report on the woollen mill o't Medicihu Jlal was read. Ho stated that iho ii.ii:u-iwery was new, and a good pro'.l.ul had cost yiU.tToO when it -vas {. n-up and would cost probubly 2'i p^:.' cent, more today. The original clui-pany had collapsed. McPhors.jn iiud bought tho building for $V>.OQO and sold it to ,the company for 5^2i,"0�j. As it might take some time l.> .sell it, jicrhaps *x:i,OOI) might be �ii>d to be Its actual valuation at '.he pri cnt timu. Mayor Rogers diti not know what it had co.st, but ho had looked it over when in Alcdirinc Hat ami he was sui-e it would coet $2i'i,0n() to build now. Mr. Mcl'herson said ho harally considered that th amount oi Woollen Mill .slock at present held in the east is insuflii ient to prop ily �iafeguartl the intfri.'st.s of the wi?st-ern stockholders. I would request you to withhold tho issue of delieiitiiie stock guaran-tcwl by ihe city until $iri,000 additional of common stock hat) tufii subscribed by eastern capltali.g blocks on the market. The lots to lio no ft. liy 120 ft., and tho price of same to lio $200 I'ur corner lots anil $i'>0 for inside lots with huibl-ing conditions, (hat is a building-worth *aoo lo SI,000 according to location lo be creiled within >�i.\ nioiiihii of date of sale, our idea tw-ing to improve lliat part of tho own and sulxliviile ailUitioinil land when neccssuj-y,'' The Mayor Ihougiil lliey shoiitd at aouiv future lueetinj; agaiit consUler tho subway. Without one, new indusn-l.ries would uo to West luinster Road stores Would follow ami a .sort of second town woulcl grow up. The railway would want (iait Kt. cIoF.od, but (jalt street would be of no use in any event if llii^y liail a subway. The Oalt slreel ciossinij- vould be a bad one C'tual lo i.;oing a iiumhor of block.s, �Xld. Oliver saiil tlic,\' wrru all groat-l.v in favor of llu- suliwo.v, but not of the terms. Ii' he owne' above |iar. Tlii' request was granted. The council passed the hy-law fix-ng the nssfssinent for the year. The rates aiv, sclumls 7 uillls. fie -bentures 1 .J niills, other t/i.ve.i nine mills, total IT.J, Poll tax for per-son.s not a.sses.sable S:^. Rebate of 10 per cent, on taxes paid before October .11. J'ErEH NEXT TO A MAN CONES HIS UNDERWEAR. There is no inrt of the clothing that has so much influence on the li^alth as the underwear. It comes in direct contact with the pores of the skin all over the Ixxly. If the* fabric from which the underwear is made be impure or adulterated the effect upon the health and comfort of thewearer is anythini? but desirable. It is therefore of the greatest 'importance to see that you get the right kind of Underwear. Onilad Carmont, Long Sla.v.a The name stands for the At the monthly meeting of I'tc Mountain T.unibcnnnn'a aSRociatioii. last week, ii was ilecidi>d to advanii; the price of rough luinl-er one dol -lar.a thou.e camping at Sirlar were en route between Sirdar and Civston with a bund car, the Hatul-car v as struck l)y an enirinc, Mrs. I. R. MvXab. of CranbroaU. sus -laining .severe in.iurics, ono'l limb being broken. Mrs. T. A. Coroy and little child wers also severely sh.ik-en up .and badly bruised. .VIRTUE|HAS CONTR^yJi', For the New Higinljotliain Storey Block. On Saturday the contract fori tha new three stoivy brt'ck bliMSk to bf built by J.D. Higinbothaia mm� warded to Rex Virtue and work ha>, already cntnniienced. The pmvat IKMfc oilice building will b� nravMl e^te tlie street until the new quaTMrS' are ready. rXEVATOR AT COALOALK. One .About to be ErcctMl el New Towhn  m ClitiKlo Deinson, tlia rcpi�a�B%�tlv� of a Minneapolin compasyv'ltiio hut been here for over a wtek, baa arranged for the conatruction o( eMg grain elevator at Coaldala, whera the com!|>any owns consiiierabia land. Tho company at preitent �n aeatt-ing a section of land irith fall wh"tit Tho WoBtwooil pla,vera put on 'Jfaw England F.ulka" at Oliver's halt last night. It waa a very goad performance and