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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 13, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta BENTLEY LIMITED Have just received several more large shipments of- Including 350 boxes California Evaporated Fruits, 250 cases Evaporated Apples, 100 cases Red Feather Tomatoes, 60 cases New Pack Salmon, Valencia Raisins, Seeded Raisins, Table Raisins in boxes and cartons, Currants, Peels, Shelled Almonds and Walnuts, Figs, Christie Brown & Co/s Biscuits and Confectionery, including Macaroons, Rusks, Ginger Wafers and Italian mixed in tins, Oka, Stilton, Rocquefort, Gorgonzola, Imperial and Ontario Cheese, Peanut Butter, Ontario Apples, etc. S P E C I M L 365 cases Alvinston Com, at $2.50 per case. $2.40 in 5-case lots, new pack, excellent quality. 45 sets English Toilet Ware, printed and gilt, from $2.50 to $18 per set. New designs and excellent values. Boots and Shoes, Clothing, Gents' Furnishings, Ladies' Wear, Dry Goods, Carpets, Linoleums, Etc. Inspection invited. Letter orders receive careful attention. Prompt delivery. Wholesale and Retail. Telephone 33, Lethbridgre, Alta. FAIR PROSPERS Annual Meeting Held ThisJifeeR. MPROVEMENn TO THE GROUNDS D.^ Wbitacy lilccted President Md A. C Uiunphrics kcrcUry. 11m Agricttliural Society mt iU MwiMl mMtiag ob Friday might !iu�t taoMd 1>. J. Whitney, prMident, A. Sfc Humphrtoi, aeerotary treasurer ad ll�mi�. C. S. Crest, O. M.H�tcti U. E. tlmu�lryk. U. A. Hjeliu�ta-it, C. J. Ecl(Btorin. Hagell, Major nunwU, A. K�y�b, O. Houlc, W. O. Button. W. U. Fairfteld, J. Kjanv F. Hoc nay and J. Asthcroft directors MBd H. lAMbeth and J. W. B^vidun avditorp. Tha diraotora report recounted iho laBtJtwt* mMtiDga held �arly U the ymr, abowtd the membership to be 960 and then proceeded to say: Agiaia we have to report a sucr��ii. ful Valr. Ib nearly all departm�its thtra wera a greater number of en-triM aDd la moH cases the quality itKiwwl a gratifying improvwnoat. Tha skow of horses was particularly good, and a nlcs exhibit of Bhcp frlet�d for the Uibt time all varieties of stock for which prixss ars offered. Your incominff nrsctors will no dout/t take step� nsst year to secure a larger display at eaiUts. Jb a district so suitable that great loss is be.ng incurred ny not usiag more pure bred stock, \w-tieularly males. Your Directors de-sirs to tliank thoEW who subHcri'bed so liberally to the funds 'of the ^o citty thus making so good a fair |.os slble. as well as the exhititors who laads tlM show and the public tvho gave H such generous attendenoe. We eaaaoi forbear expressing our appre-cieAioa of the exoelleat program of � sports provided. The quality com-> pariag mors than favorably .riik that of the big eitiee, wMle the quantity far exceeds that'given at �MM. Taken altogether It is doubtful if ao much good gamea and ras were provided for the visitors of any fair in Western Canada .exoepting rwtaHpH aiid Branidon, iXPROVEHBNTS. ha� been another year of im-. provsnent. Over seven hundred doltars was spent In new staiblos, band atand and waiting roonw. Four 1 himdrMl on fencing and nearly a hundfid on plowing for trees end inpairlag track. The prppeKy must ha (Mil. further improved and the in-eoilag Dirsetors will have to plan i5]fifhitewWi.; rettiwiee- to � the'trgftter. "^�"'iikim''w'�n atill to have. , ^S^^ '\ 'OARBTAKER'S ,RE8IOEN0�^ be more than repaid by the care a good man vouM take of the grounds andbuildinge for the use of ahe house luid an acre or two of laod. POULTRY BVILDINO. The poultry at our annual tmr is one of its most intereetSng featuns. While the cooping is as good as the best, the exhibKs are wret^wlly boused. A new poultry bulMing should be built. The importance of the industry and excellence of tha exhibit demands it. It is to be hoped that the new Directors wil, arrange with the Pouiti^ men in holding"a winter show either immediately before or after .tha seed fa.r. Possibly a small show of fat stock might be held too. In tbU connection we think that you should impress upon the dspait* ment the need oit expert Judges lor the poultry and vegetables at tht^ fall fair. DATE OF PAIR. This is a matter that should rs-caU's some consideration. Should it he ten days earlier a month earlier or should it be later. 'Each date has advantages and it is for you to sug-na&t to your Directors tho one you think best for the oonununity. FINANCES. Our receipts and expenditures ron-tlnue to increase. Four years ly good evidence that our fair keeps paoe with the development of the district. Uur indebtedness at the banning of the year was: Our indebtedness at the beginning of the year was: Notes ...... ...... 91880.00 Accrued tnUrest - 30.44 91850.44 Owing on land............... 334.00 of doing so. Tha exhibits of stock and grain had not been what they should be and he hoped the new directors would endeavor to make these exhibits fully worthy of tbo district. THE REMITTAXCRMAN. ' 91683.44 This year we owe bank Notes............91550.00 Interast .......... 18.05 91618.05 Land........................ 824.00 la viMr at tba fact that our prop- 91843.05 Our government grant earned this year should be nearly 9000.00. Th.s reduced our total net indeMedness to less than 91000.00. A small amount for our valuable property. , In vacating the presidential chair A, B. Keller made a (sw remarks. He thought they were ruoning,the Shan on the right lines, but if in the future they had to follow in the st^ts of Toronto and run thsir exblMtion without government assiataaqe, he b�li*ved they would bs) found capable (By N. �. H. Bullcn.) I'm only "a danted roroittanceman, ' On fifteen dollars a week. And I come out here to Canada, A oompettmce to seek. I'd never been used to work alt. homo. Except by way of a lairk,. Such as digging away at a rabbit^ hole. Or breaking a colt in the park; But I backed a horoe for the Derby, And dropped a tid>- lot. And what with "Bridge" and treating the g.rls. The whole tMng went to pot. But I'd always tieen keen on.ridin' V^ten I'd got a good 'un to'go, So I reckoned I'd bo invalualtle In "God's country" don'dvarknow. Yes; they call the place "GoJ'.s Country," As tfaouf^ they would suggest That they'd only to come and live here. To make him \a(t to try So I ladled out drinks at a bar. And ended by washing up dirty plates On a beastly dining car! Now they call me "a darned remit-tanoeman"- It's like tlieir hifemal cheek. Rut I feel like a multi-milHonahw On my fMteen dollars a week. Petrolea. November '06. LEnERS RE BRIDGE Mr. Whyte and Mr. Woodman. Wiinnipeg, Man., Dec. 7th 'Ci Prcsidont Board of Trade. railway company in reflect to tlwir fixed charges and in the latter sase J IrwitRrially reduce the cost of the Narked Dificrcnce in. Views ofEtruoture to them and i tMnk if looked into closely should moet with f.fic Railway To. {structure is of such importance ?hat are alboiit to construct ovier the Bolly {is only a provisional �l)ort. The River at Lothbrtdge, stating on re-| structure is of such iniportanc* that oeipt of your telegram I made Hi-tiuiries at tho C.P.R. omoes in re -gard to their plans for this struc -ture. Informing Mr. Whyte that you had asked- me to - report on tbs feas- it would require me to consult with ekher the Company's bridge en^.n-cers, who are preparing details Icr the structure, or with some consulting bridge Migineer before expressing itility of carrymg a traffic bridge any positi\a opinion. This however under this. Mr. Busteed. tho Coin-| hardly seems necessary .as it is a pany's chief engineer on the wcst-nn lines, was very obliging fin showing me such plana as bad bc�n prepared question that unless the C.P.R. van be brought to see. the mutual benaM of entering into such a contract with for this structure and also sent to ' the town it v ould only bo loss of Montreal for further plans, which I! time and expense to you going into am in reooipt of to-day. The details the matter further, as the Canadian of this structure have not yet h'�-jn Pacific Railway Company can enV.'.y" prepared and for a-ant of them 1 am make the cost prohibitivo io you and imable to make any definite. sta'.e- j the only way to got its proper  on-mcnt in regard to the feasit'iiity of sideration is for tha city to msKO carrying a trafiSc bridge under the a deftoite proposHion of what you Railway Company's bridge. jare prepared to contribute towards The design that has I undenAand this struoture.aad what further Gov-tei.'n decided upon by tha Canadian emracnt aid can be counted on. It Pacific Railway Company 'for this will resolw itself into a purely 6n-jftructure conmets of steel towers ancial question with the Railway carried on concrete or masonry iers Company and from my lexperience the at about the ground level, nKiuiring only way to get tho matter (Mfore 100 foot half deck span to reach the board will be to make a definite from tower to tower and 67 foot offer of what you ars prepared to half deck span across the tower, get and glxv towards the facUitius That is to say the spans are alter- you are asking for. The f>gur�M, tftt'ively 67 and 100 feet right across which I haw gi^w you, are to cn^ valley. From such plans as I have able you to decide to what extent before me it would appear that tha your City would be able to ooniri-trafllc bridge would be carried nt butc to tho cost over and Mbove the about 60 feet below the lewel of the ' actual cost of the trusses for tarrj-rafilwoy track and �'ould raquire :'00 foot span and 67 foot span alter  nately that is the same length as COUSINS IS MAYOR, Wm. Cousins won out ia the ma,v-oralty contest in Medicine Bat' against Aid. Stewart by 34 majority. The councillors ara K. Drinnan, Thos. Hutchinson and Harry Baker. the railway spans but of much lighter design. With the ioeagre .nformatlon lie-fore me it is impossible for mo to state definitely the feaslbiflty s.nd cost of carrying out your idea for ing your tmflBc,. Yours truly. J. WOODMAN. Winnipeg. Dec. ftth, 1003. CP, P. Conybeare, Esq., K. C. LotbbrMge. AHwrta. Dear Mr. Conybeare,-I beg to nowledge receipt of your letter of MINARD'S UNIMEVT CURES GARGET IN COWS. a high level bridge over the river at Ijetbbridge. I must say frant, heart- spi'.nging tears, And inon whose lips wore fouled with all that's vile. Listened and lost their vileness fur a while; And on� poor wretch that miomioro must roam, Sotahttd, as ho Joined tho choru.t, "Homo, sweet home." -F. S. Uorton, in Mexican Itorald. MESSRS. C. C. RICHARDS (O. Gentlemen,-1 suffered for years, with bronchial oatarrti. I commas-^d In January last (aa an experimant) to use MINARD'S IJNIMENT which gave alUMst instant relief. And two bottles made a complete cure and I hav� had no aynptoms of a return of the trouble since March. Gratefully yours, MARK BURNS. Vankleek Bill, Ont., Oct. 8. 01. WANTED. We are desirous of obtaininv i.n agency in Calgary for soma good Lethbridge coal. Write at ones to Tha Calgary Securities Co., Lintited, Calgary. A, C, Rich and A. O. Rich of Ma-grath recently returned from a trfp to Utah and Souifcsm Idaho, visit-^?; ing their oM bmna in Bear Laha while away, after a seven years ab* V: seaee. Old frieada and