Internet Payments

Secure & Reliable

Your data is encrypted and secure with us.
VeraSafe Security Seal

Lethbridge Herald Newspaper Archives

- Page 4

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,666,265 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 6

Search All United States newspapers

Research your ancestors and family tree, historical events, famous people and so much more!

Browse U.S. Newspaper Archives

Select the state you are looking for from the map or the list below

OCR Text

Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 5, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta IfcTHftAIDGt, ALBCfcTA, ftATURDAY, DCOCMMft I, MKABfiAR FOR munis MMIM Has Exciting Hit Life lit t Portland, Me., Nov. the wildemeM beyond Concoujgomac Lake comes the story of how John rodo a hear two miles back with bruin's skin and of his hams ready to into Had the story been told of any other man. it might not be believed, but as McEachern fought a moose with a fence rail and followed a wildcat into a barn chamber, where he killed it with a pitchfork, the people up north seo no- until be uiiUw from camp did recall thai it only with duck to a shell, which would nut uioro thati tickle a bear fn case he should meet such rather, tmiu walk back to cauip he kept on, being a mile ahead of Russell, who is a slow anu aisy ut-uf us it- tiust. When McEaehern i.-auio in sieht of the first-, trftp. ha saw a big bear in to tho but as he was about to lire another bear, bigger than tho one in the trap bounced out of the bushes and made straight for him. Thore was no time to think whether the duck shot would stop the bear or only make him mad- der, and. McEachern let drive. There was a double charge of powder behind those duck shot, and tlw old rifle kicked McEachcm head over heels. If the was mud at first he was worse when the shot dug into him and after a momeut's hesitation hs renewed his rush upon the trapper .while" tho bear in the trap growled tpoed, ao that by out of tha question. Then for about among the trees with no -advantage on either side, until McEtivuC-rri tripp- ed cm u root and fell. The bear, close up, stumbled on the root and went down. McEachern ia thine surprising in the announcement encouragement. McEachcra was in that he rode the biggest bear ever no trim just then to fight ugly bears, killed at fltoncomgomac and came and he yelled to Russell, who could home unharmed and victorious. has a line of iraps around the head of the lake, and the other: day went "out with a compan- ion, Neil Russell, to see what he had not have heard him at ten yards, forgeiting that Russell was half a mile back on the path. McEachern then did the only thing he could for it. Tlie bear caught. SfcEachern took along his followed and showed much the great- I Going Out Of Business All of Our High-class Stock of CONFECTIONERY Mutt be Sold Without Reserve Before Xmas Webb's Chocolates Lowney's Cadbury's 25 per ceut discount on our rare assortment of high- grade Confectionery. A fine opportunity to get your stock of Xmas Candies or a box of Bon Boris. "BUDD" REED HILL BLOCK quickly as he hud risen and fell plump across the bear. Before he had time to jump up. the beur was up and away, with snarls cf vage and sur- prise. McEachern mechanically held ou tight, with both hands gripp od firmly into tho thick fur of the bear. J When" the bear tried to turu head McEacherii took u hold on the} stubby ears to prevent this. Over: ridges and down hollows they went, j occasionally falling over stumps and fallen trees, ami they came to u deserted1 name for the toboggan of the woods. It was'a logging road as steep as the roof of a house, and down it the bear plunged. It looked like sure death, for the bear would certainly take a tumble somewhere between top and the bottom. 'Suddenly it occurred to McEachcra that he had iii his pocket a long hunting knife. He quickly got it out opening the blade M'ith his teetii. They were now half way down the slope and there was no time to lose. Raising the knife at arm's length, McEachern plunged it into the bear's neck. There was a fierce a gushing of hot blood and a K'Jght slackening of speed. Another stab and another, und the mad race was .over. The bear stumbled, halted, and with muffled growls went headlong into the ditch at the roadside, ilc- Eachern rolled off on the safe side and got behind a tree. The bear, although mortally hurt, presently came on to renew the bat- tle. It ivas not- safe to get near enough to use the knife again. A big birch sled stake lay near by, and McEachern grabbed it. When the bear eame within range iTcEacheru. put all his strength into the swiug tho.stake. The birch landed on the bear's nose with a crack like the snapping of a broomstick and that ended the fight, for down went the big fellow, groggy, and another slash with the knife settled him. OLD MAN BURNED TO DEATH -Niagara on the Lake, Out., Dec. 3. Elliott, aged 75, met a tragic death this morning perishing in his home on Simcoe St., which was de- stroyed by fire. He was alone in the house, his wife being ill in a Detroit hospital. To build an air-ship that will fly like a bird, Is simple enough if you take it. Find building material lighter than air, And then go ahead and just make it. O J- We show the idea in the picture above. These biscuits of together, While not quite as light as the air, are as light As the lightest "proverbial feather." THE MOONEY BISCUIT CO. LIMITED. Stntfdrd, Hamflion, Ottawm. Sydney, Wlnnlpse. Vmncour.r 119 r GIBBONS REBUKES A BIGOT Says He is "Scarcely a Catholic" Who Tests an Official by Creed Baltimore, Dae. Church teaches that the civil authorities must be respected, no matter what the na- tionality or religion o! the incumbent in Cardinal Gibbons said in an address at the dedication of the Ro man "Catholic school house here to- day. "I am in said the Cardin- al, "of u letter asking if the.-writer ought to respect Mr. Taft, the Pres- ident elect, was informed that Mr. Tait vras -not a believer in our. Lord Jesus Christ. I was amazed at such a question and know that he who asked .it was scarcely a since the ,Church.teaches we are to respect the civil authorities no mat- ter what their creed or "nationality. You must have no less respect for them "than you have for the Pope in his department." THE ASIATICS IN B. C. Halifax, Dec. passen- gers by the Empress of Ireland which arrived here today was Col. Swayne, Governor of British Honduras, with his wife. He has been sent by the British government to report on the Asiatic question in British Columbia. STOCK OF GENTS' PURNISHINGS TO BE SLAUGHTERED. EVERYTHING MUST GO GOODS SLIGHTLY DAMAGED BY WATER. BALANCE, THOUGH UNTOUCHED, MUST BE SACRIFICED Get In On These Bargains Early It Means Money to You SUGGESTION REGARDING THE VALUES TO BE HAD Suits from Shoes from Caps from Sweaters from Shirts from Underwear from up 95c up 5c up 60c up 25c up 25c up Hats from 50c up Leather Gloves from 25c up Blankets, Heavy Wool, from up Neckties Braces Purses Belts Handkerchiefs, etc., etfc., at prices that never before struck Lethbridge BIG STOCK OF JEWELRY ZTT 5Oc ON THE An Opportunity like this is seldom presented Remember Everything must be Sold NEXTOBRNK OF COMMERCE, LETHBRIDGE ;