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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 5, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta Gossip from iteSiS Capita] ISdinonton, Doc, efu!�iti({ � license to ~ bo granted at Piiiclb;r Htatiun. The Cominissioners did not iatarprtnni*t-t the counsel for the lumber men - has endeavored in sievcr-' Ititod in tho city. W. II. Henderson, Esq., City. rtet�r Sir:-Uy answering the following qtiostions, which are of im-portnnw to ewry well wisher of the city of Li'llibridge, yoii will confer a favor, and help us in deciding for whom we shall cast our vote for Mayor for 1908. In pa.>*t years tlu> lifiuor ordinances We hn\rs were as follows: U�OI. 33. HOO; l9n,^. -,-5,-000; 1906, 8.".,0O0; 1'J07, 5.">,000. The shipments of shwp from .-Vlbor-tiii and Snskiitchewan for lOOfi toial-lud 37,024. 'J'hu e.stimati-d numljer for this year was 39,7.54. The pricoi in the enrlj part of the year was fO a head but at piwjnt sales are twing math; at $.'\vr utilized for the sunny afternoon on the 'ilth day of ' view, whilst two or three pedestrians Nov. and as one olands ne;ir the ; were proceeding evidently to the same store of this oasis of the prairie ' ivndo/.vi.us. Over, the hill and. valbv ! and us the lovely words of tho.s� in-stniight in front is to t.o s;>cn a long ; ca.-jting u briglitneHs and wuruith the spiring hymns "Abidy With Me" and ridge of hills, on the sloi�es of which ' sun shone with n brilliance which j "I. more soon flisiKvlled, the temporary durk-or le.ss covered with snow ppe�*'nting | ness vanishing. As a small body ap-a veryprc-tty and dazzling apiwuranca proaehefl that "Temple of Ills State" .Vt the bottouj of the Hills and in as mean almost as his lowly manger the valley is situuto �)ne or .two j bed. within wero gathered some half buildings fenivd in. This was until j dozen |)eople, the first wor.ship|>ei-s to J l.v e.vtonded parish lietook thcmso ves hecently the Police'I'oint, biH. is now arrive, claii in their fur caps anil ev-uninhabitcfl. One of tlw buildings is idently prepami for any sot of ele- cta rk nnrvic� a round introduction took place and then the outhouse or stable was vii�-itcd and the pnrishoncrs of this wido A brief tk>scription of one as it ap-|>eare send news home can mention that this is but one of many similar character. celebrate.:sian. The arrival of one the far away places on the prairies of ty and wirncstness being very mark- pressetl me more than many a grand or two moix� was the signal for the pres,scea pre.santod, I saw here is no nuuldening crowd and the only I a solitary hor.seman banding his way sgns of life are a few .shacks here and towards the point, there a rig filled ready waiting ami a young lady pre-sidetl at the harmonica, an instru nient 1 was surprised t(� see in such a forlorn neighborhood. Quite a little congn>ga'tttin rosr tlv> prices paid for horses ranged from S75 to f 100 but this year there has been a drop of 2.". per cent. \ The .Vilierta farmer is beginning to realize that the raising of hogs is ice in the midst ol the (Cypress Hills at Eagle llutte. Ke.\t, Simday the Nonconf�rmi.eaks well for Canada that each sect vies with the others in maintain ing the spivad 'of the gos|(cl, thcro being as there should be, an entire absence of jealousy and antagonism. Watch for the Daily Herald. Will you. if ck'Cted, sec that every j ordinance and bylaw of our city is rution of the lunil>or dealers, that i .s�triotly enforced? And will you give Icadinfc Liberals wero Hot being pro- [ to the police your support and co-saci>tod. Mr. Woods, the Deputy Att' ofvration in enforcing the siuue. tornoy OeniJrttl, smashed this scheme Itesijrx-tfully subtiiitted, as ropre-j very profitable. 1-fl.sl year the ship-of Mr. Beoi^lt'a ly pointing oift that j senting a large number of the city's ' meiHs of boss reached 30,099 but llio govern'liiQiB't iwiis prepared to pro- rateiniyors. sccutis o\-�ry ihombjr of the combine i -^ai�d would gladly svelcome information that would bring to light the a.s�'jciatiph of other pi-rsons, than j piiij,,.:^)^^. y^,^. oijtj, i907. the prcseiiit dcfendunls, with the com' Hesinflfully yours, nOHT. sage. bine. Mr. Uonnet.t lias lK.v>n mum on: the political pro.socutiou side of the ca.se ever since. City. Hon. W. H. Cushing paid a visit to' the South Country last week to iu-sixvt  public warks under construction and to consider reque.-*ts for new ! Nov^jmber. work. this year the figure has increused to 31,000. The total amount of milling wheat rai.s�l in .Mlwrta this yeiir was four I million bushels and of th's Leth-bridf^e di.strict and points along the 11. & 1. line contribuiwl the remarkable timount of a million and a I half bushels. The homo.stenfl entries show a decrease duo to the fact that there is a , . , i scarcity of homesteads in this ro: l*ear Sir:-ISeplying to your favor, . , . , . ^ gion. The numl>er of ontrK's to Dec. jvar was 2,218. L"p to. the this year the entries Mil. mkai)i:ksons rei>ly 11. SagB, e.sq., asking ^e'eli'^j^^t ihivt. if elocteit mayor of the city' for 190S, I will �.>e that every or-jT P^';""" ' , , , ... wore 2,100. .... ,. ,   dinauco and bv aw of our city is i A liverty mayoralty campaign is in . , - . . , .,, The pro^^res.. here but it is generally ^k-^"'^f' �^"'^ ^'^'^^ ^ peoted that John A. McDougall wili;K'^� "�y s"PPort and.,,,^^.^^ preventing the importation of 1 e *187,251 The G�rt farmer's line in connectio.n, "'"'^ obs.3rvanco of all the i ... ------- cu.stom.s^ receipts also show a falling off, principally duo to the rt�g- with tho~provincial tolephona system Ims lieen built and is now in operation at BCorley. a settlenient west ckf Calgairy. Tim line extends eight mi^es. There arceiglvt subscribers and the charge is �15 a year. Ta Oatario the LibcroJ Icuder is leading an agitation for law refumi. He points out ilte outrageous law ooata ana a drain upon the people and though a lawyer him.scif he ad-voeatoa the adoption of a fixed diargo to cover, an entire aase instead of the .'present 8y.stem of tax-iog cost* for every little move made hjr the lawyer. It !s interesting to uote that the District Courts Act ;>a8.ylaws, otherwise I would Uc lie niy oath of office if elected. Tlw Liquor bylaw is THERE, and he who litis off the lid while I am Mayor will gut well scalded. Yours truly, WM. HEXD O.'. ---#- BOWVILLE. (From Another Corrotpondent.) Bowville seems lost when the Letlibridge Herald cornea with no news. Mr. A. T. Root is having a hall built 20x38 leet. Messrs. John Wnld and J. B. Lukeus are doing the car;�eHtering. Mr. Ariiiel Williiiiua is busy col-i Iccting for liis threshing. and this year 5135,280. The figures of Lethbridge assess-incnt are as follows: 1905, 81,478,-000; 1906, $1,(531,000; 1907, $3, 374,445. The building permits last year i-eachod $250,000; this year the amount is $205,000 not including the C.V.n. works. To Measure Hay. Bar dinner here tha .\ttorney-Goncral wa� taktm' to task by some of the lawyers for the cutting down of fees by this act. It is only recently | ''^-iaoriage that a lawyer criticized the Mjchan- j '-"uis T-nno liave Mr. iVIoss and family have moved to Lethbridge. Mr. R. McVinnee has Lethbridge also. moved to ics" Lien Act on the ground that in debt cases thoro was no chance for lawyer.9 to run a bill of costs. Tho new laws of Alberta may not suit the lavivors but the groat nia.ss of the peoplo are. delighted with them. If Ontario had the same laws as Al-l)erta there would not l>e the ground tar the present ngilaliun for law re-lorm. to tlieir happy home in Kominatlons. CardsiLon-'ifTayor, Mark Speuceley, by acclamation. Councillors,-Wm. Burton, Frank Brown, M. A. Coombs, .1. C. Cahoou Robt. Ihey, and Thpmus Duco. For . School Trustor's; Stirling Williams, D. E. Harris, Jr., li, C. Phtpps and W. O. Lee. There aiv four vacancies in the Council and threw la the School Board. Raymond,-For Mayor,-J. II. Uiv-Ors, M.D., T. J. O'Brien, For C ,"iu-  cillors,-J. W. Evans, I. M. .lohn.sioo, Ifc D. King, C. W. Card, Ch.is. Sel dMLm, E. B. Hicks, R. H. .McDulToe, V^-W. Harris, A. W. Kirkham, John Pdwolson. School Trustujes,-C. D. FoX; C. H. lc tliat Mrs. Rey-croft will soon be airioiigst her liow-ville friend.^.' Mn;. G. Peterson has increased her store by adding a stock of dry-goods. 3!ie will soon be, able to supply all that will be iieceiisary to have wliilo on tliR hoinfislcad. A dance w,as givyn in th-e Lccane school house Friday evening. Re-portK are of a good time. Mr. Robert Reynolds has again relumed lo Bowville from Muddock, N.D. Mr. Ruyuolds will stay with us for some time now as he has sold out most of lii.s personal properly in Dakota. Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Myman went to Lethbridge last week and took tlioir daugliter Rena to see the doctor, as the little lady has a, very sore eye.: Mr. Peter Bradley is recovering quite faHt from his accident falling off a horse. Miss Ulla Braiidsall is helping Miss Hiliiia Peterson during the absence of her Riothor, who has gone to Lethbridge. Mrs. Peterson will return to Bow-ville, and Utor will make a trip to Calgarf on buainoaa. Mr. White spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. Lukcn. What � Can't Bowville get a pound law � Nine loads of grain passed through Bowville recently last Monday en route lo Lethbridge. There is frequently much debate as to the proiH�r measurement for hay. The following is now alawinMontana and might be well worth adopting in Alljerta. That from and after the passage of this law, the following shall consti-jtute the legal measurement for ha^' in .stack in tlie state of Montana: Four hundred and tw-eii'ty-two cubic feet shall con.stitutc a ton of clean, native, blue-joint hay, after 00 days and up to si.x months settlement in stack, but when the same shall have boon over si.v months in tljkB. .stack, iWi cubic feet shall be consKlerod a ton. As to other kinds of hay, after the .same sliall hiv\e se-ttled in stack from (lO days up to one yeiir's tiiiic, 422 cubic feet shall con.silitule a ton. .'Vs to the hay which has been in stack one year, v ithoul regard to the kind thereof, the numlier of cubic feet lo the ton shall Ix! mutually agreotl upon by the parlies. And in making inaasnrenients of hay in slack, tha fol lowin? is hcreb.v niiule the legal methods of measurement, to-wit' The width and length of the stack shall be measuii'd, and the di.stancu from the grounfl against one side., of the stuck to the ground against the other side ofThe stack directly over and opposite shall be taken in linear feet and inches, and then the width shall be subtraclcd from the measurement over the .stack as above indicated, the ivsiilt divided by 'Uvo and the rc-sult so obtained miiltipliod by the length, which I'i'll give the numlxsr of cubic feat containetl in the stack, and tho tonnage shall thereupon Ixj determined by dividing the total numlxjr of cubic feet allowed uniler tho provisions of this act for a ton. This act shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and approval by the governor. rrCTLTRES Uinard's I/iiiiment Co., Limited. a��tlemen,-Laat winter- I received great benefit from the use of MIN-ARO'S LINIMKNT in a sovora attack of La QripiK, and I have fro-iiuently proved it to bo very ofTectiva ia oaaw of .Inflamation, Yttura, W. A. HtrrCUINSON. The more people are educated the more they appreciate and value pictures of current events-for they contribute delightfully at a glance t,0'a still further education.    The less people arc edueaitcil tha more they � appreciate and value pictures because they lell them at a glance of interests of which they can not or iKsrhaps will not'-read. That is why they please and instruct tho ciiildrcn.    Everybody likes pictures and no homo should bo without Its pictut� paper. Tho cheapest aml_l)e.s-t is the "Cani^dian I^iotorial. It is to Canada what tho "London Illustrated News': ond "Graphic" arc to Britain The "Canadian Pictoral" contains about one thousond inches of pictures and costs about a thousand dollar^ each issue, / ^ Only ten cents a copy. One dollar a yoar. NHRY Clearing SALEi FOR EIGHT DAYS ONLY COMMENCING friday, dec. 6th Stock is too big. Must have money. We want you to see the Wares we write about below for your own good. Don't wait for the snow and the whistling whirlwind that drives ^ike. sleet and cuts like sand. It's up to you to secure some of the lines we mention below. We would like you to see them anyhow. Each item is a rare Bargain :-: :-: :-: :-: :-: :-: :-: :-: I ! I I I I OVERCOAT SPECIALS Overcoats of the newest 1907 and 1908 makes, of rich imported Meltons and dark grey Freize, double and siipgle breasted. Pink of Perfection, thhe zenith of comfort. Regular price $16.50 and $1.8.50. 8al�^ price............................ $I2.�;0. Men's Heavy Overcoats, tweed lining, storm collar, the best over shown at $12.50 and $8.50. Sale price.. $8.60 and$6.G0. Pea Jtickets, heavy Tweed Lining, with deep storm collar, value $0.00. Sale price................................$4.50. FUR COATS ' Men's Fur Coats, Wombat, specially selected and well matched pelts, vahie $50.00. Sale price $37.50. Bulgarian Lamb, regular prioe $32.50. Sale price........$25.00. Montana Calf, sells regularly for $35.00. Sale price......$22.60. Black Dog, regular price $30.00. Sdle price.............; $22.60. WOOLLEN UNDERWAER Men's Heavy Elastic Ribbed Underwear, sells at $2.25 and $2.50 per suit. Sale price $1.76 and $2.00 pcr suit. FLEECE LINED UNDERWEAR Men's Heavy Weight, regular price $1.25. Sale price..........B5ct�. Boy's size..............76ctt. FANCY SWEATERS Men's Fancy Sweaters, all Miqol, in all shades, sell at $2.50 and $2.00. Sale price...... $2.00 and $1.60. Men's Heavy Working Sweaters, in blue, black, grey and red. regular price 11.25., Sale price .. OOcU. Boy's Sweaters...... .. .. SOcti. MEN'S WORk|NQ SOX Men's Heavy Working Sox*, 7 pairs for ...... ..:............11.00. MEN'S FELT SHOES Men's Felt Shoes, sell at 13.00, 13.76 and $3.60. Sale price $2.80, $2,2S and $2.00. MEN'S FUR CAPS. Persian Lamb, the best ever made up, value $12.50 and $10.50. Sale price..........$8.60 and $6.50. Russian Otter, sells a^|3.00. Sale price................ $2.00. MEN'S DETACHABLE FUR COLLARS Gcrni^n Otter, regular price $5.50. Sale price ............$4.00. Black Opossum, sells at $5.00. Sale' price..... ............$4.00. Montana Beaver, regular price $7.60. Sale price........$6.00. MEN'S TAILORED SUITS We have just imported for the phristmas season, a chooice �election of the flnest imported worsteds ever shown in Lethbridge^ For style and workmanship they are, unsurpassed. Splendid at 116.60 and $18.50. During sale................ $l|.60. Well selected line ot Tweeds in dark, grey and brown shades. Bargain at 115.00. Sale price........V,........ .. $10.00. Fine line of Boya' Suits in two or three pieces, from $2.BiD up. Boys' Heavy Overcoats. .. .. >............... $3.50. Men's Heavy Dark Tweed Working Pants. Regular price $2.50 and $8.00. Sale price...... .......$2.00 and gl.60. If (go* in Mt atMutini Hnq HII k rriiiM tanhr tte SA nl; Inb Elgtt tiji BLOCK LETHBRIDGE ;