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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 9, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LcTHbRiOUE HERALD, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 9, 1909. PAGE MINE Ilie alberta Hallway anil Irrigation Co, Are offering for Sale the Cheapest Lots on the Market EACH Situated North of Track The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Co. LETHER1DGE. News Of District READS ANDEWS AT 88, CANADIAN RAILWAY Anmial Eastern Canadian Excursions SUNDIAL Sundial. Dec. Sophia En- gcn returned home on Friday ai'ter a six months' visit in Minneapolis and other parts ol the state. Mr. and Mrs. Soren Knutson and nephew Arthur, came up from Ashby, JMinn., to -live on their claim "in the Sundial vicinity. Mrs. H. J. Williams, of Edinburgh. Scotland, arrived on Monday to spend a couple of months visiting at the homo of her parents. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Hanson. Mr. C. K. Engen, who for the past two weeks has been seriously sick from the kick of a colt, is doing nice- ly and will be able to be around ag- ain in a couple of weeks. Mr.Alex. Thorburn and Mr. Huston Roberts spent the week in Lethbridge Mr. Ben Lyons who for the past couple of months has been sick in hospital at Lethbridge, is again out on his claim, but is unable to move around much on account of weakness. His wife, who is also sick, is gradual j ly recovering and we hope they will, both be well and strong again soon, j Mr. A. P. Rose spent Thursday in! Lethbridge. j Mr JenKin Powell left for his home j of! ......-t-d, mind still bright and eyesight unimpaired, Mrs. Kellogg recently celebrated her ninety- eighth birthday. Aside from beiug a little deaf, Mrs. Kellogg is as well as she -was half a century ago. Most of her time is spent in reading and sewing. Old should be a happy, healthy age. "We all could grow old gracefully and probably live to be a hundred, did jealously guard our most valuable youth and middle At the first sign of Constipation, Biliousness, Indigestion, Kidney, Stomach or Skin Trouble, "Fruit-a- tives" should be taken. or fruit juice tablets, not only cure the specific trouble, but also so strengthen and invigorate the entire system that there Js a marked improvement in the general health. A little care and taken regularly, are all tbat ii needed to bring most of us to a ript old age. 500. a for trial box, 250. At dealers or from Fruit-a-tivei Limited. Ottawa. Talked About the Big Bridge (Montreal The construction of the enormous viaduct about a mile west of Loih- bridge on the Crow's Nest branch of the Canadian Pacific Railway was the subject of a highly interesting and instructive paper read by Mr. C. N. Monsarrat, M.C.S.C.E., before the Society of Civil Engineers last even- There was a good representa- tion of local engineers at the lecture. Beiore dealing with the actual con- struction of the Lethbridge viaduct, which is probably one of the greatest engineering feats attempted in the Canadian West so far as bridging de- is concerned, Mr. Monsar- rat briefly outlined the circumstances acten-ding the projection of this via- duct scheme. The Crow's Nest line leaves the THE CANADIAN BANK OF C( UEAD OFFICE. TORONTO ESTABLISHED 1MT B. E. WA1K.ER, President AUUUMDE2 LAIKD, General Maca Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, Branches throughout Canada, and in the United States and England SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Deposits of and upwards are received and interest allowed at current rates. Accounts may be opened in the names of two or more persons and withdrawals made by any one of them or by the survivor. 134 Lethbridge Branch C G. K. Nourse, Manager ed for the many parties and other festivities of the Xmas holidays. The inside will receive fresh papering :md i main transcontinental line of the C. paint while a new entrance will bejp.R. at Coleridge, seven miles east of made about midway between the Medicine Hat, Alberta. The line between Macieod stand and the present front d-or. Large shipments of cattle have left Cardslon this week. Messrs. Gor- don. Ironside and Fares of Winnipeg, were the purchasers. The .winter wheat in the Cants ion in Souris, Man., to spend part the winter pnder the parental roof. ty Oj "rain germinate the grain Mr. Brand void and son, Lome of came nicely-better in spent Saturday at Sundial Qf localities north I day at Sundial. ______ Qf Cardstoa. REID HILL Reid Hill, Alta., Dec. The "Chi- winds have been very much in evidence here of late.' As fog is Daily During December 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 sale November 30th to December 31st Fo? Tickets, Berth, Reservations or Complete Information Apply to Agent, or S. B. MITCHELL, J. E. PROCTOR, Agent Diit. Pass. Agent Lethbridge Calgary The Palmatier Sisters will give one of their high class concerts on the llth inst. A large crowd will greet them in the Assembly Hall. Mr. C. P. McQueen, manager of the dissipated by the sun, so has _tntt Great-West Life Assurance Company for Alberta, is here for .a few days. Mr. McQueen is well known in South- plea- Phone 103 i for Good Hay and Sound Oats Any quantity deliver- ed promptly to any part of the city ANADIAN PACIFIC snow been made to disappear by these winds. It was no soft, half-hearted j "zephyr" that came, but a tempes- j tuous and roaring gale. How some of the "shacks" those who dwelt 'therein, can imagine. Rough as these winds were, yet we are all grateful for them; since in their followed days-; -of genial sunshine, which are full vigorating force an-d teeming with health-giving properties. We hear -that Mr. Jack Snodgrass has sold his farm, realizing neat little. nest-ogg. Though land is disposed of, we hope that-he will not be" leaving us yet'awhile, for "good things are and to speak of his endearing traits wo'Ud be merely voicing a well-known fact, Messrs. W. Janson' and 6. Heridry are kept quite busy on Fridays and Saturdays with their grain" grinding machine. Quite an imposing array of waggons may be seen on the pre- mises. The "chop" is very well ap- preciated by the farmers too. .era... He notes with sure the growth in this part.- Inspector Demear, of the R.N.W.M Lethbridge Junction. and was thirty-seven miles long and Lethbridge was reached by a spur track of one and a half miles, mak- ing the total distance from Leth- bridge to Macieod 38i- miles. The rul- ing gradient on the branch was over sixty-three feet in the mile. On this line were twenty bridges, having an aggregate length of nearly three mi'les. One of the bridges was feet in length and a number of them were over 100 feet high. The life of tnese bridges, said Mr. Monsarrat, had nearly expired and they would have to be built at a cost of if the old line were to be maintained. In consideration of these circumstances, the rapid in- crease in traffic, and the'fact that the original charter of the Crow's Nest Pass branch required the construction OF CANADA Grain Drafts with Bills of Lading attached negotiated at any of the 113 Union Bank Branches in Western Canada.. Notes discounted or taken for collection. Money by Bank Money Order, Draft or Telegraph or Cable Transfer. Now is the time to open a Savings Account. Interest paid at the highest current rate and money may be withdrawn at any time, opens an account. lUSUecwr Jjcmca.1, uz. tiie H..J.1. ii Police force', is leaving Cardston. He1 ol a: line from Lethbndge it was de- been.transferred: to have surveys made to ascer PRICES THE LOWEST i J. A. Easton Office in Easton's Harness Shop Box 201 ANNUAL EASTERN CANADA EXCURSIONS Low Round Trip Rates to Ontario. Quebec and Maritime Provinces Tickets on sale Dec. 1 to Dec. 31, in- clusive, good .to return within three months. Tickets issued in connection Atlantic Steamship Business will be on sale from Nov. 21 and limited to five months from date of issue. i Finest Equipment, Standard First Class and Tourist Sleeping Cars and Dining Cars on all Through Trains. Compartment Library Observation Cais on "Imperial Limited" and "At- lantic express." has The Inspector has made many- friends here and .we-hope he will come to visit us The "thermometer, registered -10 las coldest night .this .winter We have no-fault, however, to fin. with "the .weather, as this has been the ..best fall for many years-past. Mrs., Rhoda A, L. May is building a. new, house just west of her "present dwelling: She .will rent house. CARDSTON Cardston, Dec. Thursday the members of the Presbyterian Church held a social in their chapel here. It was a very enjoyable par- Bowville, Dec. Tippie, who for the past two months has been at work at Spring Coulee, re- turned on the. stage Friday. At pre- sent he is staying with Bradley. P. Bradley is at present working for H. G. Hitchcock. Preparations are .now being made for a Christmas tree at the Bowvillc Hall. Sim Stephens will, stay here on his it> between Lethbridge and Mac- lower grades and better alignment. The new survey gave a gradient ot 21 feet per mile and a maximum cur- vature of 3 degrees, or feet ra- dius. Oh-the new line there were only fwo -bridges, instead of twenty as be- fore, both large steel viaducts, one over- the Belly river at Lethbridge. feet long, with a -maximum height of 314 feet from the bed of the river to the base of the rail and the other over the Old Man river val- ley, feet long and 146 feet high. ty. The programme was caref uly te- placc winter, there no pas- lected and creditably rendered. Light ture on hjs scripi fire having destroy- refreshments were served. J ed all vegetation. The many friends of Mr. Elijah Lay j Church is very well cock will be pained to learn ihat isivery ill at his home in Raytnona. He is suffering from a severe attack of pneumonia. ,The Assembly Hall is being so -weather. attended here Sunday School Eipress Trains Daily 3 THE "TORONTO EXPRESS" leaves Winnipeg daily at 22 40, mat- ing connections at Toronto for all points East and West thereof. The "Imperial Limited" leaves Win- _ i nipeg daily at 18.15, and the "Atlantic at 8.00 daily making con- nections Headquarters for ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES OFFICE: Building Crabb Street at Montreal for all East thereof Apply to the Nearest C. P. R. Agent for full information CARRIE NATION ON DECK AGAIN Washington, Dec. Carrie Nation, who came here to keep her eye on congreee. went into the buffet of the United Station this afternoon and taking out her hatchet wielded it indiscriminately, smashing about worth of bottles of whiskey. She was at once arrested and taken to the house of detention charged with destroying private property. A large crowd was attracted by the commotion. CANADIAN mm Excursio is also a decided success. There was a .number of visitors from Barrhill. J. B. Lukins, it is reported, has purchased the store of Mrs. G-. Pet- erson. They expect to take posses- sion this week. Mrs. Lukins will run i the hotel part as heretofore. l Mr. W. Scraigg was in Lethbridge one day last week. They have been having trouble with their pump. There is to be a -dance at A. T Root's Hall, in Bowville on the 18th of December. Come one, come all. Plus S2.00 for the Round Trip From all stations in Ontario. Port Arthur and West, Man- itoba. Saskatchewan and Al- berta, to VlNCOUVEfi VICTORIA o WESTMINSTER Also to OKANAGAN VAL- LEY and KOOTENAY POINTS Tickets on sale December 16. IT. IS. 1909; January 21, 22, 23 and 24; February 15, 16', 17, 1910; good to return three months. A New Concern A manufacturing establishment that will mean something to this city be- gan operations in the Sherlock. Block this week. The factory that has been started by the Lethbridge Jewelry Company is a decidedly interesting plafe to visit. G-eo. Ingham, merly with the Burgess Co., of. To- ronto, has charge and comes to the city as one of the most expert jewel- ry manufacturers in Canada. The company are at present operating at departments where rings, lockets, brooches, etc., are cast, rolled or plated. To observe the manner in the moulds are made and the gold cast is very interesting. It is the intention of the company to es- tablish visiting days after 'the holi- day season so that ladies may see how their jewelry is manufactured The company are putting in an equip- ment that will take care of the retail trade of the entire district. Mr is to be congratulated on hi? enterprise, and with two retail stores and a wholesale and manufacturing establishment he should be in a posi tion to supply the people and retail ers of Southern Alberta with reliable: goo-ds at right prices. He has a thor oughly competent optician on the stafi who is kept on the hustle. Gray Esi? So "2. d. P re raster. altisurisr.tgTO'wiii Lhy Stops its frti.inp pcsulvaty removes Krn- .LvCc sot t and fu-ji ell substitutes. t rr.es r.s ni.ch 00 as 50c. size. Mot a c. botiSes.ait S iiil 2c t-f-s Thi- C.TC f i bo Pr.i.0 C. Co., N J. i. Main Office cor. Round fit Redpath Sts Sub-Office Westminster Rd., N. Ward J. R. ANDERSON Manager. Bank of Toronjjb Savings Deposits THE BANK OF TORONTO receives tarings.deposits of and upwards, and adds interest to. all balances tvrice a year Safe Convenient Profitable ASSETS Lethbridge Branch: T. W. McEACHERN, Mgr. Incorporated 1855 -H-M-I-I-I-I-H-H-l- BUILDING FIGURES AT WINNIPEG Winnipeg, Dec. total figures showing the building permits issued during the eleven months of 1909 in- dicate an increase over the corres- ponding period in the preceding year of and is a pretty good in- dication that Winnipeg is growing twice its annual size. AETNA NEWS .-cutrh 'i haTi.-s. ai >l all N s 1C i: -KIT srti'r. J5c. drutr ul -C "v" oftte For Sale By D. H1GIN8OTHAM CO., LTD. Royal Shoe Co LINED MITTS FELT SLIPPERS FELT SHOES DRESS SHOES RUBBERS OVESRHOES OVER GAITERS WORKING SHOES i i Cold Weather It Coming OLW5 on that new house of will keep out the cold and reduce your fuel account. NOW it the time, to act. Ring up 153 and wje will give you an estimate on same. Office Factory dr. HUM iBd lOMPAi ITIiETi Telephone 153 YartSwtbSt PUie 195 ....WITH.... US. FRAME 4> Royal Shoe Co FOR STERLING VALUE Crabb St. Op. Bank Mftntral --M-I-I M..H-I-H- Satisfaction Guaranteed PHONE 289 Furniture removed and coal delivered C. 0. D. Trunks re- moved to any part of the city. i 1 x 3K 5K X I l% Parquharson Boisjoli Contractors for Cedar Fence Posts, Telegraph Poles, Mine Props and Timbers, Railroad and Mine Ties P.O. Box 304 Ferniey B.C. Aetna, Dec. account of the removal of Thos. Greigson to Kim- ball, the Y. M. I. A. has been reor- ganised. This took place last Sun- day. Prcs. E. J. Wood and Coun- cillors with eight special ofTiccrs were in attendance at the reorganization. After the meeting on Sunday an ac- cident occurred that might have re- sulted fatally, but luckily did not. Some, boys, wishing to be helpful, set out to get Pres. Wood's buggy ready when a little fellow hit iho horse for fun with the result that the team got away and broke the buggy into a mass of ruins, but happily no person was injurr-d during the affair. j During the very heavy windstorm I that we had on Monday and Tuesday I much damage was done to houses and j property in general. Tons of hay I has been utterly destroyed by being blown for miles in many cases. Oth- er persons have reported barns being overturned and sheds lifted by sheer force of the wind. No accidents re- sulting in injury to life have been re- ported as yet. NEW DAYTON CHURCH NOTES Regular services every Sunday. Sunday school at 2, preaching at 3, and young people's meeting at 7.30 p. m. We are always glad to welcome strangers to our meetings. Rev. Conner of Warner extended the revival meetings last week right on where Rev. Brough left off with only three days intervening, closing; on Friday night with marked results. "the Y. P. A. was Jed by, Mr. uiapple. The subject being Chris tian love, he remarked that love was the greatest gift tbat God bestowed upon man. and that true love is born of God. The Christmas programs have ar- rived and the committee is busy at work arranging for an entertainment to be either Christmas eve or night, We hope to have our organ by that time. The greatest danger from influenza is of its resulting in pneumonia. This can be obviated by using Chamber- lain's Cough Remedy, as It not only cures influenza, but counteracts any tendency -of pneumonia. Western Canada Agency, Ltd. LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA Office: Macdonald Block WHOLESALE JOBBERS, IMPORTERS AND MANUFACTURERS' AGENTS We have in Stock 2 CARS WELL CASING SIZES 6, 5, 4, 3 in. Pumps, Black and Gal- vanized Pipe, Mine Sup- plies, Rails, Explosives, Bar Iron and Steel, Fire Brick, Wire Cable, Valv- es and Fittings, Laither Agents for THE MAR- SHALL PLOWING EN- CINE, CEO. CRADOCK CO., WIRE ROPE. THE WOLF SAFETY LAMP CO., CYCLONE WELL DRILLS. GASOLINE, OILS AND CREASES -ify ;