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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LtfHBftUXJI DAILY HERALD; TUESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 19Q9._ PACI SCVtN CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY Annual Eastern Canadian Excursions Daily During December i Toronto and points west in Ontario Montreal and points west in Quebec, also in Ontario east of Pembroke, Egans- ville and Tweed Corresponding rates from and to other points Old Country Excursions Tickets on tale November 30th to December 31st fat Tieketi, Berth, Reservations or Complete Information Applj'to'C.P.R. Agent, or S. B. MITCHELL, J, E. PROCTOR, Agent Diit. Past. Agent Leth bridge Calgary Are offering for Sale the Cheapest Lots on the Market EACH Situated North of Track The JUberta Railway and Irrigation Co, LETHBRIDGE. Phone 103 :i Good Hay and Sound Oats Any quantity deliver- ed promptly to any part of the city PRICES THE LOWEST T, It, Easton Office in Easton's s Harness Shop Box 201 CONSRVATIVE M.P.'S OPINION OF LAURIER. Hamilton, Dec. the annual tneeung of the Hamilton Conseva- tive Association on Saturday even- ing, Thos. J. Stewart, M.F. ror West Hamilton, startled the delegates by referring to Wilfrid Laurier as "the slickest duck I have ever seen in a long while." District News MILK RIVER ITEMS Milk River, Dec. foundation is being laid for the new Milk River school house. The building will only be lor the present as the dimensions are not great enough to accommodate the patronage by another year, we are sure, while the size is only 24 x 30. it will bo built in a first class manner and finished up comfortably for children. F. A. Leflingwell has the contract, and specifications call for its completion by Jan. 1st, 1910. and Mr. Leifingwell assures us he will have it ready for occupancy by that time. The trustees will have an up- to-date teacher and the school will begin at once after the completion. There is no end to the demand for Milk River lands. Those who cannot get homesteads seem determined to locate in our midst, and quite a lit- tle real estate is changing hands. Karry Quinn, our live dealer, can be seen almost every day with different ones who are coming in for the pur- pose of locating, driving them in the different directions showing and sell- ing good farms at ridiculously low figures. __ A telegram from Lethbridge was received at Milk River on the morn- ing of the 13th inst, which read thus: "I arrived safely last night. I am feeling fine. (Signed) 0. Fitz- maurice, Jr." Congratulations Fitz and your treat. Mr. ami Mrs. C. R. Carlson. Master ISLAND Bo'-v Island, Nov. Reed visited Lethbridge over Sunday. The first Bow Island baby was a little girl, who arrived at the home 1st, '09. of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Ream Thurs- Mr. and Mrs. Tom Twinaiit and day, Nov. 25th. Miss Kittic spent the, day at Mr. Fairbwn and family moved out River with the Logans on' to their claim last week for a six the 27th 'inst. Mr. Teunaut is ons a months' stay. last., with Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Lo- gan. Mr. Carlson is the general man agcr of, the Piouecr' .Lumber Co. to Alberta, where he has established quite a number of yards since Jau. Uiu successful ranchers oi six mile The Hines restaurant is closed tem- socth of Milk River, awl has just re- porarily, as Mrs. Hines has a severe- turned from a trip to Lethbridge. ly sprained ankle and Mr. Hines is The new A. R. depot is gett- !aid UP from a nail in ing its finishing inside coat, and we; Ioot; expect an agent the first of the year' Mr. Needham of the up-to-date Ho- John Mueller of North Dakota U'- ,a Usmcss to Lethbndge Saturday. Miss Lauretta Smith, just arrived with a car of settlers' ellects, a good lot of machinery 'and some nice stock. Mr. Mueller built his house along in the fall and is now building a nice barn, and says he will be ready to do farming in the right way next year. Mueller many other North Dako- tans, expresses himself as well pleas- ed with the country. Mr. Me Arthur of the Milk River Metchantile Co., has been absent se- Robert and Miss Cora, spent the day at Milk River ?s COAT SHIRTS Slip on and off -easy as an old o 1 d their looks long launder better style and' smart' ness to them. Try this made-right negliges coat shirt and you'll nsver go back to the over-thc- head kind, la all good patterns and right fabrics. for the for the scrip-tUstters. Berlin vcral days to his old home in Cran- brook, B. C., visiting the old home, guess his We are informed that Messrs. Sat- tcrleevand Lock have sold their liv- ery business to a Mr. Peters, who take charge about Jan. 1st, 1910 We wish to Mr. Peters success, and 'welcome him in our midst. We have quite a busy little town and aeed a bank badly. The Board of Trade are getting busy ana mean to have one before many weeks. The first comes the first served and the most of the business run have unan- imously agreed to stay by the first opened. A bank -will pay well here and there is positively no doubt of it. The- many friends of Miss Echo Hunt will be pleased to know that she has undergone a successful opera- tion at the Lethbridge hospital, and is doing quite well and v.'e sincerely hope to soon see her on our streets again, strong and well. The "gotten-up-in-a-hurry" dance held in4he new store of J. A. Ellert and Sons, was not very largely at- tended but those present enjoyed them selves to the. utmost. J. A. Ellert and Sons have receiv- ed part of the stock of goods for iheir new store and are busy check- ing-up the same. They expect to be ready to do business in a few weeks, and will .carry a complete line of boots and shoes, men's furnish in es. i groceries, arm everything in the line of saddlery. The Milk Paver Mercantile Co. are j putting up -a. large machine shop for i all kinds of 'farm implements which they will handle the coming season. Mr. Harry Quinn made a business last Thursday where he" closed sever- al land deals which he had on handi Mr. Quinn is doing a good, business in the real estate line ,this fall and anyone wishing to buy or soil land would do well to see him. Miss Reed and Mr. Watterson were! guests at the "'Bungalow" Saturday. Mr. Richardson, oi Bowbell, North Dakota, was looking around here last week with the view of. locating. Mrs. Paul Lutke entertained at tables. Mr. Watterson won the hon-- ors and a handsome pair of cuS-but- tons. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Sutton and children visited relatives at Medicine Headquarten for ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES OFFICE: Brown Co.'s Building Crabb Street 1-at the first of the week. Mrs. Thos. Prousc entertained the young people at cards Tkurs-Uy u in honor of Miss Edith Prouse, of Lethbridge, who1 will., be ier su-at for a couple of weeks. The Queen restaurant is being much improved and enlarged. The Beatty Bros, have had a -well bored at their livery stable and struck water at- 100 feet. The lack of wells has been one of the chief drawbacks of our town. The pool hall and barber shop is being treated to a tin sheeting. One of the most enjoyable affairs possible was the dance at McGreg- ory's ranch Friday night. The moon- light was perfect, the sleighing co'Ud not have been improved upon, and the ranch is far-famed for its hospitality About C5 guests were present. Danc- ing, cards, music and an eclipse of the moon formed the programme. The guests all joined in "For He's a. Jolly Good Fellow" to the genial host, Roy McGregory. It is learned that a Danish com- mission of three will visit Canada in January with the object of studying administrative system and produce .collection and shipment. It is understood that the restric- tions against importation of Argen- tine cattle to Great Britain will be shortly removed. Dr. Lapthorn Smith, of Montredt, is here trying to convert his English brethren to the belief that cancer is wholly contagious and not heredi- tary. J. S. Willison, managing editar oi the Toronto News, has been appoint- ed chief correspondent for Canada of the London times. An Old Roman Squire 'CROWD WATCHING WORK OF RESCUE" AT THE ST. PAUL MINE AT CHERRY, .ILL., WHERE SCO MINERS LOST THEIR LIVES. THE TEMPERATURE AT THE TOP OF THE SHAFT SHOW- ED 108 DEGREES, AND THE TEMPERATURE AT THE THREE LEVELS WHERE MINERS WERE ENTOMBED CAN ONLY BE IMAGINED g Furniture removed and coal delivered G. 0. D. T-runka re- moved to any part of the city. J.Figginf, Phone 384 Farquharson Boisjoli Contractors for Cedar Fence Posts, Telegraph Poles, Mine Props and Timbers, Railroad and Mine Ties P. 0. Box 304 Fernie, B. C. Extension Lecture Professor Alexander of the Alberta University gave the opening lecture last night of the extension lecture course to be given -throughout the winter. The speaker and his subject, Cato the Elder, an Old Roman Squire, were introduced by Dr. Galbraith! The speaker stated that the aim oi the Alberta University was to be "a university at work" not only for its stu'dcnts but for the whole pro- vince. His subject although ancient his- tory he considered full of interest that modern history did not possess. It was generally considered dreary outlook across a measow full of gray ashen blossoms springing from a field of bloo-d." But that was not so. Ancient history was more a thing of men-personalities ra- ther than events. In these lectures he intciKKd to study Roman history through Roman character. lie commenced by emphasizing the features of the administration .and the character of that English squire as an instance in our own history, a parallel to the life and work of Cato. the Squire of Tusculum. lie explained the cognomen 'Cato' meant shrtwd and was applied to this man on account of that characteris- tic in his makeup. In appearance he was described, by a contemporary as "Red haired, grey eyed, savage tusk- ed, For this can find co welcome not even in hell." War was his chief exercise in youth. He had commenced his first campaign in 217 B.C. and it is remarked of him that his wounds were all in front, lie engaged in war although his life at all tirr.cs was hard. Un- like the English squire the table and the bottle were not indulged in by Cato. The Roman had never sound- I ed the depths of degradation 10 the' j extent of 18th century England. j Cato constituted into a kind of moral reform league. Immor ality to him as to many others was constituted mainly by having views other than his own. We, found even back in that early day the vendetta spirit or the undying feud spirit of the Kentucky mountaineer. He 'told a great many amusing and j interesting episodes of Cato's censor-1 ial career and .some of his cutting) and humorous sayings that are pre-j served. Speaking of a young man who had drunk up an estate by the seaside he had remarked, "This man hns succeeded in drinking of what the sea could not swallow." His relations in his family were much different than his relations with outsiders although he was said to have expressed the remark that FHE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE BEAD OFFICE, TOKONTO t. WA1KER, President ALEXANDER LAIRD, General Manne Paid-up Capital, f Reserve Fund, A.GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED AT ALL BRANCHES DRAFTS AND MONEY ORDERS money trmntfemi telegraph or letter. COLLECTIONS made in all parts of Canada and in foreign FOREIGN BUSINESS. Cheques and drafts on the United Great Britain and other foreign countries bought and sold. Lethbridge Branch C G. K. Noursc, Manager OF CANADA Capital tod lest Enttl v Grain Drafts with of Lading attached negotiated at any of the 113 Union Bank Branches in Western Canada. Notes discounted or taken for collection. Money transmitted by Bank Money Order, Telegraph or Cable Transfer. Now is the.time to open a Savings Account. Interest is paid at the highest current rate and money may be withdrawn at any time. opens an account. Mam Office cor. Round Redpath Sts 11 J. R- ANDERSON, Sub-Office Westminster Rd., N. Ward Manager. wife only embraced him when it thun- dered hard. He died in 149 B. C. and in his ninetieth year had prosecuted one of his enemies in court. The lecture throughout was most delightfully entertaining and educa- tive as well. As Dr. G-albraith. re- marked at the close, "if this from ancient history, what may we expect from The next lecture will be a week from last night and will be delivered by Professor Kerr on the subject, France, on the accession of Louis 'XIV. GRASSY LAKE MASQUERADE BALL A GRAND SUCCESS There have been quite a number of People asked what keeps up Grassy Lake, and how do the business men make a living. If you ask Gus Nei- dig he will tell you they have several dry goods, groceries and hardware stores, butcher shop, large hotel, two restaurants, drug store, two billiard lialls, barber shop, two lumber yards, brick yard, large elevator, and ]ast but cot least a. branch of the Union Bank. This shows to you that this little town is flourishing. Already there have been several contracts awarded for stores, church, a number of dwellings, etc. The brick yard has received an order from Leto- bndge for one hundred and fifty mil- lion bricks. The Perry Hall has Lethbridge beat in regards to a dance hall. This hall was beautifully decorated by Gus and crowded with people to the, doors, verybody took a hand in trying to make this ball a success, and they certainly succeeded. The music was srand and the floor was managed by ?vlr. Neldig, and reminded some of the dances that Letbbridge had fif- teen and eighteen years ago. and nil present had a-good time. Great credit, is due to the committee, for every- thing went off smoothly. The ball ivas given for the benefit of the Grassy Lake Baseball Club, and financially was a success. The boys wish to thank all those who took part, anrt also those who donated the prizes. Following are the prize winners: Best dressed Miss Briant. 2nd. Miss Lewyellen. Most handsome Miss Underwood; 2nd. Mrs. Beers. Best dressed Mr. Galliger: 2nd. Mr. Iverson. Most or- iginal lady. Miss Perry. Most com- i ical gent, Mr. Keohane. Fat man vir. Lewyellen. Farmers, Mr. At- wood. i-rize Underwood and Leelz. Youngest girl waltzer, Miss Miller. There were twelve prizes a ike number of merchants: that is he way to boost yqur town, help you: vxsciiall and other sports, and the district and people will you. Mr. Neidig surprised tftar ny of the prize winners when the next day Mr. Wm. Salvage 'presented ;lui with a town lot, Gus wishes cc Mr. Salvage and by this time th.-it Grassy Lake viij be one of the" biggest nnd best owns between Medicine Hat and uethbridge. Cold Weather A STORM SASH on that new houae of yonr? will keep out the cold and reduce your fuel account. NOW is the time to act. Ring up 153 and we will give you tn estimate on same. OLIVER'S Office and Factory Cor. ROUND and BOMPIS 6TIEETI Telephone 158 t 4 I Yard, Smith Si, tone 195 I. Guaranteed PHONE 289 W. T. Hodgins, ex-M.P. for Carh-- ton County, died at his home at Ha- x.eldran. BALFOUR HITS THE LORM Montreal. Dec, special from London says that Balfour quoted Mr. Sryce the historian and the former radical minister with great effect in declaring the innate len- iency of a single chamber to be hasty tyrannical and corrupt, but equally the obvious common sense of the icople Is affronted by the anom- .ly on which Asquith insists tnat the Tory of Commons Is never ;.vnt be-fore the electsrate, whatever proposes, while the Liberal House ;f Commons is never free from the Miveat of dissolution. One outcome of the present crisis -will certainly be the conversion of the Lords into a. nore judicial, impartial revising chamuer to fulfill Asqulth's own cri- terion of ten years ago. LETHBRIDGE 1 Office Western Canada Agency, Ltd. ALBERTA Macdonald Block WHOLESALE JOBBERS, IMPORTERS AND MANUFACTURERS' AGENTS his We have in Stosk 2 CARS WELL CASING SIZES 6, 5, 4, 3 in. Purcps, Black and Gal- vanized Pipe, Mine Sup- I plies. Rails, Explosives, Bar Iron and Steel, Fire Brick, Wire Cable, Valv- es and Fittings, LeainSr j Belting, Agents for THE MAR- SHALL PLOWING EN- CINE, CEO. CRADOCK CO., WIRE' ROPE. WOLF SAFETY LAMP CO., CYCLONE WELL DRILLS. GASOLINE. OILS AND CREASES v ;