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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 13, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Christmas and New Years 1906-7 m^m Bay Company LETHBRIDCE The HolifUtT Seftvon is fast approacl^ing, and the Company aie , better prepared for it than ever with a full stock of the freshest and poreit Oroeeriea. Oar Liquor Hampers, as usual, will be of the best, the renowned "Hodson Bay Quality." Wishing all our friends and customers A Merry Christinas and a Happgr New Year. . ^ . ......n.r-i.-j.i. -- -- ---i-.i.-.. -.i-.i-ij-ji.rji.-.-.-. .____. --_________ii.i............r - HAMPER NO. l--$3.00 I4�t. OraagM llk.T�bl�Raiaiitt 6 Ibt. Applet llb.FMMy Biscuits I box Boft-bOAS I lb. Mixed Nuts I tin Plum Puaaing I bottle Native PoH I bottle H. B. 7-yeer-oWRye HAMPER NO. 2--$5.00 I bottle H.B.C. 7.year-old >t%' I bottfeSberryWifte I bottle J. Dewar's Seoteh I bottle Brandy I bottle Rum I bottle Native Port 3 bottles Beer Just in Time to Display oiir Pine Stock of Holiday Goods. After maoy delays we arc at last located in our new buildiag wbicb we feel we bavc every reason to claim is tbc best, from the standpoint of appearance and arrlmgemeat. in Western Canada. A visit to the new store will convince you that we have every modern facility for handling a large and growing business. HAMPER NO. 3-$10.00 I bottle H.B.C. 7.yr.-old Rye I bottle Pale Brandy I bottle Pale Sherry I bottle Old Port I bottle Rum I bottle J. Dewar*s Scotch I bottle Burke's Irish I bottle Blackberry Wine 6 bottles Lager I box Imperial Cigars (25) ON THE GROUND FLOOR. there are seven distinct departments in this order from the north �ide: 1 Dry Goods. 2 Gents furnishing, 3 Beady to Wear Cloth> ing,4 Notions, 5 Boots and Shoes, 6 Groceries, 7 Biscuits and Confectionery. ON THE SECOND FLOOR there Hre four deparments: 1 Crockery, 2 Carpets and Linoleums, H Ladies Ready to Wear Goods, 4 Dressmaking.  Tliose who htive watched the laying into^positisn of the heavy steel t'mmewtirk have an idea of the strength at d nbsolule eafely of the builtliug, as indicated by the largo steel supports thiongh-out. On the main floor the large plate glass windows, with their. lights above, throw the strongest light possible upon the goods inside, where it is easy to match the most elusiva shades and to examine the different qualities and weaves. There is not a depart- ment in the store that's afraid of light-the more light we can throw upon the goods the phiiner will become the fact that for quality and value they are invincible. AsyoiM wlshinc an lnve�tia>nt will b* grcwtly iatereatcd .n a, SMtioB of land that I have lor sale to the Claresholtn diatrict. This ia At land and well located with a coat mine wit!iin anriic of H. It can be bought for Sll.OO pes acre with the reiiMrkafole low figure of Sl.-fiOO caab down asid the btil � aac� payaltle in Ave equal �n-atial iaatalmenta �t 7 per sent Firat payntcnt due ONE YEAR froB aale. YOU CAK SELL BEFOKK THEN AT A PROFIT OF ?4 FEB ACRE. HAVING HAD HUT Sl.SOO IN ESTED AND MAKING A PROFIT OF HH.-aw. YOU lioN'T THINK IT CAN Bi: DONE EH! WELL I DO, BECAUSE LANDS WHidlB ARK NO BETTER LOCATED AND OF ifO BE l'-TKR SOIL OR SURFACIO HAVE ALREADY. SOLD FOR 115.00 PER ACRE. ft DEALER IN Allwrta' Landa and Lethbridgt) . . Froperttea, Boom 1, Southard Block Pbon9 123. GOSSIP OF GROWING TABER F80M THE hebald's regular beporteb USTHBRIDaB. ALTA.  KAY LOSE MR, MOB. Tbsn :a * poaattilHty tiiat J. Moo, tka popular and obliging � C.P.R. a�nit ktra, may be removed to CUMbrpok. Mr. Moa, when aaknl bbiit tl� Nport^todaiy, woukl not ^cooHm or dsny. it/ It la to be hopr �1? ;Mr. MeaMill stay bei*e. He la ��� ofv tlw b�K oflBcials iha C.P.R. W. Carroll visited Lethbridge oa Saturday last on business. ^ E. S. Bawden, who baa lately opened a general store here, sold out bia farm and city property at Bay -mond a few days ago. Messrs. Westlake Bros, have received an offer from the Meteorological. Service of Thennomctcrs and Rain Gauges, etc., on condition they make a daily record of the weather for the Dominion Go\' tory. A moeting of the ra'tcpaj'ers of the village is to be held on Thurs  day night to discuss the c|uestion of incorporation. Wo all look fonv^ird to this meelir.g with great interest, and sincerely trust that a satistac-tory solution will be the outcome of this moctlng. John Kent was in Letbbridgc on ! Saturday last. M.M. Sitnwart of tlie Reliance mina paid a visit to Calgary on Sunday laat The mow C.P.R, depot ia now oi�i-n and is a great credit to the town. We are only waiting now for the C. P. R. to build us Home commodloua freight phods and remove the" o'd depot when wo shall be one of tlw Jiest oquiprvcd tqwns on tbe Kno. The Canada West Coal and Coke Co. have cominenocd work on the Electric Light Powerhouse, also cn their new ^tcd tipple. Keirinald StewaK of Calgary is reglsterek at the Union Hotel. Next Sunday ia tbe first annlver  sary of the openng of the Presbyterian Church. Humnr baa it that wo aro to have an old friend b�ck to preach appropriate anniversary ser-mona. A conecH'and social evening will take Place in thii church on the. following day. Work vjia to have begun on the saw Engliab Church foundation la.it week, but the weather was too i'old for the masons to start. They cib waiting, for the first chinook. Real estate sakw on Hough Street have been very good this week, at least three $500.00 lots were out through by one firm. They also sol.l the lot inuncdiately wc^t of the furniture Co.. for 8300, and tlui n3W ovners intend erecting a store on it in  very ^ort wbile. Mr. Pierson is erecting a d\wltir.g bouse for himaelf on Hough Street, east of his livery bam. ALBERTA WHEAT AND OATS, Claimed to be the Best in the Entire West. At the session of the grain coinr-mission in Calgary, George Mill, the government inspector said thoit no less than 8S per cent), of the oats ivhich were grown in Alberta would average over 43 pounds to the I'U, He had had seventeen j-ears exper -ience in tha inspection department at Winnipeg and he thought that the oats which were grown in Altoorta were superior to anything whith either .ManitoI)a or Saskatchewan could produce. A separate grade should be given to oats such as were produced in Alberta Oats which weighed 4^ pounds to busitel ought not to be classed in the sanio grade as oa'ts which weighed only 38 pounds. Ho could distinguish Alberta oats from Manitoba oots or from the ooftswhicii were the protluct of SaskatcbeAan because of their supeiCor plumpuass and also because tltey were ^of a better color than the-oats of the othor provinces. Elmer .lohnston. the manager of the Calgary Biscuit Factory swore that the flour which was made from Southern Alberta Wheat was superior to any other flour for the purpose u| making soda biscuits. It gave betr t�r results than the flour from Kan* aaa, Missouri, which he had'uaod ia the past. A LOCAL BUffGET. The 'Hudsoi> Boy Co. are occupying their new' store. Wanted at once, a saleslady. Ap  ply Hudson Bay Co. Mayor \ elect Oricsbacbi of EdnioB-ton is oiily 28 years of igu. The C.P^R. win ahp 85 cars of isfock for tlfS Knigbt Su|^r Co. cast to-morrow. Harry Bentldy- wa.s, a candidate for Mayor of Si^ettlet. He was beaten by, eleven votaa; Wanted iimniediately, a groceiy salesman. Apply Hudson Bay Co. Anyone reter the IStb inst^ I shall be away for two weeks. F. H. .;. .Johnston, D. V. S. .las. Perry the Big Bow rancher is in the city. Mra. Perry will stav here for the v inter, occupying thwr property at No. 3. She is not in the very Ijest of health. Aid. Cunn-'ngbam had a visit this week from his brother, A. L. Cvar n:n.;hom, formerly cashier for the A. R. & I. here. Ho ia now with lb� 0,T.R. in Montreal. Dry Farming Avtliorily. The new diroctora of the Agricul  tumi Society are tn-Joavoring to secure a visit from Mr. CampbsU. founder of � the Caitiphcll .dijr authority on dry f�rtning in Anr^r -ica. He ia to be in Great Ftnlls this month. It is also intended .^o.bayo a farmcra amoker, tbe purpoao luting to get the farmcra togetbcr and have tbem relate their experiencea. BORE NEAR CENTRAL HCHOOL. Jas. Pfiot of Jas. Pcet and Sons', Pctrolea, b.\s been in the cHy roost of the week. He has signod a contract with tbs Electric Co. to note moo feet for gas. He .will eommenoc work as soon as the machinery arrives and he thinks he can sink .a 1500 foot well in 90 da^'a. The well will be bored on the stroat east of the central school, 'ho lumber for the building will be louibt h^ro. They will use ten inch and possibly twelve inch casing wh.-n they start to bore. Mr. Peet who has been boring for gas and oil lor >istrfct No. IS, United Mine Workera of Ameri(�. The mcet':nga are being held in the Labor Temple, President Sherman presiding. I'he delegates in attendance an$; D. L. Miller, Taber; John Miller, Taber; C. Stubba, Belldvue; Harry Gate. Coleman; ' .lames Lancaster, Fernie^ B.C.; W. H. Moore. Fomie, B. C; C. Garner, Midicl, B.C.; H. Eva is. Ltmdbreck; Jas. Chapman, Frank; H, .'Vston. Conmore; Peter Peterson, Fernie. B.C.; A. McLcod, Miilor. and J. M. McDonald, Secretary treasurer of tiho union from Bla.rmore and John R. Galvin, vice-prosideot, , �. McNabb, represents Leibbridge. This convention is of public im -portance, as tbe prescBt mining �oa-traota expire in the spring, and tht new contracts, rules and amcndmentc will to drafted now. The convention will be for the mo�t part open to the publiCr but at times it will be closed in executu'o aess.ona from which the public of course will be excluded. The local union gave notice of '.hi striko sottlement. and the coal irom the mine was put on the 'fair' liat. START WORK AT ONCE. Engineers Here (Medicine Bat Timea.f The big Irrigation schume of J.D. McGregor has been brought to ^he ' point where work will start inunod -lately. A pump costing *500,00() i.s to he installed to pump wa/ter to n largo re�srvoir for irrgatns a !arg? tract of hind cn th^ south side oi the river. The north aide ia to bo irrigated first, extending from c^i'^hi; miles distant to the Stair ranch witb'n, about four miles of Me: 'cine Hat. The south aide, too, is to be irrigated almo�t to the city. A million dollara moat of which ia En^;-lisb capital will be apent. Csuse all kinds of siekness, consequently large docr' tors* bills. We have a sure preventive, conseqnentlya moneyisaver. *' Our Warm Shoes  MOCASSINS, LEGGINGS, OVERSHOES. CHILDREN'S FELT SHOES, MEN'S FELT SLIPPBRSI LADIES' AND MENS FLEECE LINED SLIPPERS WOMEN'S AND CHILDREN'S FELT. SLIPPERS* The Most Complete Stock in Town. J FRED GOW & CO.- Successors to the late W.T. Henson rttimimmmgttm( NEW.FLOUR MILL. I - ' M^yor Green, of Raymond, informed the Board of Tradu ipst nijjht that, he was in the city to select a site "for the new Ellison Co. Flour Mill.. He hoped to have the nuill in opoiatidn liy newt Di>cemb�r, The Board of Trade at a., spjuial meeting last night discussed the letters raceivcti. from Messrs. Woodman and Whyto, published in ano;tber -.oi-umtv. It was decided to ^ppo'nt a committee of Pre-Mdant Cohj^oare, Mayor Galbraith, E. U. Rylaitda and Aid Cunnngham to deal with tbe letters and oacertain �1iat it-would be nccrasary for Letbbridgo to raise in order to have the traffic brid^ erected. Today a party of enginoora beaded by Mr. McNafab of Winnipeg reached bare. They will do work ir.' connection with the new bridge and wtll es-tabrah a camp nmr Mr. GaH'a bouao at the river bottom. DAILY TRAIN SERVICE. The Great f\iV.9 Tribune aays a daily train acrvice ia to be pot on between Great Ptalla and Letbft>ridge. WILL ADOPT TELEGRAFHONV: C.P.R. Will Supplement Telegrapbic Service With Telephone ItmovattoB. Ninart*! Ltolncnt Carci DMcnpcr Mnittreal, Dec, 10.-Tho Canadian Paciflc railway baa decided to adopt the te!egrapbonio a new invention I'y wbicb telegraph wirea can ho, uaod for temporary telephonic purpoana witbout d.�turbing .te'egrapbic work, instrunkente will flrat be uaed on the north abora acoiion, and If found auc> Gosaful wilt probably be extended oT> er tbe �4iole ayatem. CHURCH OlREaORY. CATHOLIC CHURCH. Sunday Servlcea:-^ Low iiiaiia, 8.30 a. in.; high anafs, 11.00; vespera, 7.30 p. tb. Daily Services:- Masa 6.30 a.m. ' Father V�n TIjhem. ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH, fAngtican.) Rev. .1- S. Chivera, A.K.C., Riefjr Rev. David Jonea, B. A.. Aaa^a-it Matina at It.OO �. m. Sunday School at 9.00 p. m. . Evensong at 7.30. Celobration of Holy ConunuHoa:- St Sunday in the montl). B a. m. (Plain), and 11 a. m. (Cboral.t ' 8rd Sunday after Matina. Othei Bun. days at 8.30 a.m. Dully Matina and Eyenaong M S.nCk a.m. and. 7.80 p. nj. " 8T. MARY'S MISSION. (No. 8.) SuLday SohonI at 8.00 p, m. CvfMOBf at 4.80 p. B'. ^ WESLEY METHODIST CQURCHk Rev. J. E. Hugbaon, B.A., Pastor.^j Sunday services at 11.'tO a. m. 7.30 p. m.' Sunday School and Bible Oloaa �t p. ni. Prayer Meeting, Wodneadays, at 9.