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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 13, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta J'Viday. 1 '2 ABIGBUD6EI OF MM Concerts, Business Changes, Removals and Other Events of District Interest Ilillcri'Sl, Altn., Dec. now tore in course of erection for .Messrs. lluriiolt Uruickshauk til llillcrest, is well under way, llic ex- cavation for the cellar being almost complete. This will tliu largest in this locality when com- ]ilete, the size being SO liy 130 !cet. 1'lui store bo the same lue ami ivhcn finished will be occupied by tbe owners under the management, of George C'ruickshaiill, the lease, for the store at jiresent rented by these liarties expiring next April and the store having proved for the amount of business done. Ahove the store will be built a large hall the full size oi the lower floor ior Masonic purposes, .1 banquet- hall being a great need with the just at .the present time. j The Coal company have a gang oi men busy pilltiilg'in polos and string- ing wires for the' iown lighting, the company having-decided to'make ex- tensive additions''to the. .lighting fa- cilities ot the. town. Practically ev- ery householder in has placed fin order for the instalment of elec- tric lights and many who at 'the present time arc too far away from Ins service wires being atruiiK have nslfed for further extensions to be made in order that they may have the beneiit of the lighting system. j Although late in the season Hlc water mains arc being connected up to several of the company houses in town. A gang oHaborcrs have been liusy, for the pasi week digging trenches for the pipes anil excavat- ing for cesspools anil within the next two or three days it its expected tu have this work completed for this season. I You Can Save Money ON SATURDAY mas Piano Purchase G REMOVAL SALE BEGINS ____________ Player Plam wiU be marked in Plain showing the regular and removal Price. Our new Store on 5th Street, South will not be finished before our present least %u consequently ,we must sell every instrument, even if we have to sacrifice our profit Come and see fyruo the money-saving STORE OPEN EVERY EVENING DURING SALE Factories at Toronto 17 Western Branches LetJibridge Store, Dominion Block The output oi the Hillercsf mine is rapidly increasing, the shipments in heing practically clou- Me Hie amount shipped munthlv at, 1iic beginning .0! the year, llillcrest is in great demand all over the i-ountry on account of its superior quality and all connected -with the town reap the benefits 0( the increas- ing activity. Empty houses are it a premium, them being not one house in town at the present writing for rent. The stores are nourishing and everything points to a banner -year in Hie history oi Millcrest during 1913.', Alter much delay, some ut which was avoillahlo and some oi which was not, llic new rink is ready [or Hooding. The damage done on ihc occasion of the high wind sSorm weeks ago, necessitated prac- tically rebuilding the structure, and it was with difficulty thai, the com- mittee and the contractor came to terms. It was finally decided that, the contractor should stand half tin; loss occasioned, by the damage done by the. wind, Ihe-rink paying him for half the amountvoi labor put into the original structure and paying [or Ihc material. It is anticipated that' the ice will he ready about the mid-i die of next week, but notices will be Posted up through the town advising all of the fact. IJcfore the rink is' thrown open a meeting oi all ticket! holders will be called and arrange-! ments made for the management oi the rink for the remainder oi the. season. All interested arc particu- larly requested to attend on this ac- count. W. O. Tower, u.Sc., oi Kingston, Ont., who for some time past has! filled the position of civil engineer for the llillcrest Coal i: com- pany at Millcrest to everyone's sat- isfaction, resigned at the cud oi Ko- voralior and left llillcrest last week! for Wallace, Idaho, where he has oh-' taincd a uwre lucrative position. The hearty wishes oi all with whom lie came in contact accompanied Mr. Tower on his journey across the line. Since his arrival here last May he has done as much or more than any other individual in town to boosi, the various sports connected with Hillcrest, and, being an artist at baseball, tennis and skating, was to give many pointers 'to the many willing but untrained sports- men around. Frank Karp, who last spring built and opened up a boarding house and restaurant in H-illcrest, has turned over the building, furniture and good- will to Kobt. Petrle. Mr. Pelvic on the occasion Oi opening up the house under tlio management, jiave n dance and social, and personal invi- tations were extended all the young folk in town. The big smoking concert hold on Monday evening last In the Hall was not the success it might have been. "While there may be a few who prefer a rowdy ending to a concert, of this variety, tho big ma- jority would far rather have the good music and songs which were .present- ed on this particular occasion. While this concert was not quite as rough I us some that have been held here this year, a great improvement will be no- ticed in the attendance and receipts 'when drunkenness is not allowed ii tlio hall. When a man gets full ho guts rampageous, and when two 01 three of thorn get, that way and stoj the entertainment, it leads one to think that rhe concert is oiilv a poo excuse for a glorious drinking bout. The home of Tom Taylor was in- vaded on .Monday evening by a crowd of young people, the intention being (o hold a surprise party there. From all accounts the surprise was very BiiccGEiifuI, find i kept up until three in the morning This form of amusement promises ti become popular among the younj folks this winter. held under lite auspice of tlie local Orange lodge last weel proved to he one of the success? the season. Numerous selections both instrumental and vocal, were reii dered, to the delight or a large a-nt appreciative gathering. .Mr. Quisle; presided, and during the evening gave [i- briel description of the aims of Or nngemcn the world over, and la his remarks was backed by Mr. Baker, of Blairmoro, and the Rev. T. W. Younj of Frank. Mr. Long officiated at In organ; "Mrs. Dodd, Jlisg Taylor, Mr. lalt and the chairman gave very good vocal selections, and Messrs. Pound- er and Sncddon furnished the instru- mental part of the programme. An amount approximating was raised for the Christmas Tree fund in Hillcrest. and this amount will be spent in toys and- other juv- enile delights for distribution to the youngsters of tlio to'wu on Christmas Eve in the school house. com- mittee, comprised John Toy lor, Sid Baimbridge, F. J. Smith, F. C. Long, H.T. Cruickshank and Stirton Marshall, and they met last week, and on ac- count of the short time at their dis- posal until tiie goods would be need- ed, sent an order for to the T. Eaton Company, at Winnipeg. Con- siderable dissatisfaction was caused by their action in this instance, as the subscribers to the fund considered the money ought to have been with some Alberta wholesalers, but.Vs pointed out by-several of the members ot tho commiEKH1. the time .between the meeting' and Christmas was "-so any eorrespoiidpii'je was; out of the if they wfrn'to ho) in re of the goods horr-i on the Passburg School district, becom- ing vacant on account of the depart- ure of .Mr. former holdei of the :llie'jjtniEtcc3. unani- mously elected Ferguson, 'Mr. Hughes' successor bank, to take tho position, intier gentle- man is well qualified to fill. Mr. John llro'ivn, general managtr of rhe HiMcrest Coal and Coke- Co., Ltd., left Hillcrest oSBTuesday morn- ing on a trip down cast' on business, and expects to 1'eturn about the mid- dle of next week. IUr. John T. 'Stirling, provincial in- spenor of mines for Alberta, accom newly-opened Frank Co-operative Store, practically all of whose custom- ers were employed at the mine la question The secretary of the Hillcrest School district, Mr, Stirton Marshall, lias received the resignation of the present teacher, Mr. Geo. Atkinson, and the trustees have accepted the re- signation. .Mr. Atkinson has been con- nected with Hillcrest school for up- wards of two years, and has done a good wont among the pupils under his charge. A minister has been secured for Hillcrest by the .Methodist Ciiurcn, panied by Mr. Francis Aspinall, dis- the new incumbent being a Mr. Fagin Ho is expected to arrive at llillcrest about the 17th inst., and will com- mence bis duties at once. ,rict inspector of mines at Letbbridge, vas in Millcrest on business on AVert- nesday. On account of f.iic 1'act that there re at the- present time two stores in liUcrest handling dry goods, Mr. Win. has not. to open up in hat line .inst present, ;md has dis- osed of his stock. At a meeting of Uu; diTeinors of die Cb-oporuUvc Society. Ud., on Tuesday last, tlif secretary slated that lie had the resignation of the president. Thos. Taylor, who, on account of hfinj.-, unable to devote the necessary tinu- "to the Society's business, wished in retire from that position. .Mr. .lotife was elected to fill his place, and Tho society is for- tunate in selling a man of Import nut position. Ii HELD P8MI KNOX IN PANAMA REPLY WILL ADHERE TO POSITION FOR- MERLY TAKEN Washington. Dec. the reply of Secretary of State Knos I to Sir Edward Groy's note suggesting arbitration of the Panama Canal tolls luestion, if is authoritatively the very questions which have been raised by the British foreign office. Further the reply will intimate that had Congress not already acted the United States government would have considered a form of arbitration that would not however necessarily mean a reference to The Hague. The state so far as its view can be learned on this delicate point, feels that even had arbitration been conceivable before the passage of the Canal Act, such arbitration ought to he by and through American sources and not, through a tribunal which in the nature of the question would practically sit In a prejudiced case. rils LOSS "Remember, my sou, one never' loses anything by being polite." "You're eleaa wrong, father; I lost last year. In.this the of seat on the cars from that very cuuee." To Get White Swan Yeast If you can't get' White Swan Yeast Cakes from your grocer, send your name and address, and we will sentl :ree sample of Wlilto Swan Yeast Cakes and tell what grocer in your town keeps it. White Swan SpIceB Cereals, Limited, Toronto, Ont. J AND All th tracts Try i o otiier Bliw nihhon Goods, Votfw, tun nnhins l-owdor 1-V nnd rhe Pow.ler, arc easily h, n. by ihorawlvpa. They niTr ftimlly the nearest'stnve brought TouiHl, [but for some time he appoarcd 'ro'jie- i a daze, not knowing anyone. ir! some time .before he c'omp.lotely.'j recovered. Me -received a nasty wound: in the but at the present U'rit-j' ing. JH none the worse for the mjshap.-j John O. was ;i visitor'to.! Hillcrest two or throe timi'E'in. the- last, couple of wteka on ters connected with the U'lited tiitne' Workers of Awtvlcii. V.; A. P. Hughes, late inanusar of ji iiiti Bank oi' CtlllUUil if. PdEf-. burg, his beer, transier-red to the Van- eouver district, and left for Vancou- ver on Tliurrday mo-rning last.', iiisj ucp.truii-i: teit very llllioll li.v.f the local hockov toam, of which he is a master. Mr. T. b. Forgusnn, the acrauniani ai the llollevno brHiich. has broil promoted to fill din v.'icitnt-y insiMl by transfer. Tho officu ei' iwcrcliirv-iri'a.-iiii-iT ability for As- was iiniipip.TUid. the result of the tlu1 nisirict and Interna- tional ofl'iciHis ihe United tnft response will differ from the :ers of Auir-rii a shows that the 1 original position of Secretary Knos sufficient, confidence il negligible degree, their-prcsni! leaders to rnniru Secretary Knox is expected TO make 10 offioc (inc.. again. U plain to Urn llrltish government ..if, suspension qf work at the paramcum consideration for the FT.vnk mine, i; is'-rfipoitcd that United States lies in the fact that JIIM doing'a strictly "'e Panama Canal act is already a .cash busincKs. doiay in pitying off! '-'crity that cannot be overlooked, and 'til's lupV will iu; iV-l, ,mostly by the settled in advance ''Extra Special Old vGoiiniry Haihper Jillb. Turkey. ii r Mb. 3 Ib. 1'Iiiin Pujilini' 2'lK.Arhite .Mt-al. J'.ih. tin F.iiicy Tiiblo Raisins. 2 Ib. llixc-d .N-.IIS Ib. 1 lli. H. P. Blsciiilf. 1 Orapus. D Ib. ciioico Ayples. I Hi. miiced-Chocolaif.- Crr.ckcr- ib. ilu Jj. Sficciai TcU. P. C. L- Fl. pickled Walnuts. II' tin Ti.U. Iniin-rlr.l Mixiiin.. Price HUDSON'S BAY Co. v, RICHARD BOUNDY veteran conductor of the Grand Trunk, who is retiring trom the sys- lorn after 4fi yc.irs of active service. I He will receive a large pension for: the faithful services he has rendered.J AUCTION SALE OF FURNITURE At 410-Fifth Street South, Standard Furniture Co.'s old --------ON---------- SATURDAY AFTERNOON, DEC. 14th AT SHARP COMPRISING THE FOLLOWING: Bedsteads, springs and mattresses; folding cots; dreiiera and wash stands; rugs in all sizes; chairs, tables, rockers sewing machine; one, two and three burner coal oil stoves; heating stoves Baby carriage; glassware, crockery and cooking utensils and other articles too numerous to mention. TERMS CASH GUS NEIDIG, AUCTIONEER AUCTION SALES BY FRANK WADDINGTON Monday Next, Dec. 16th At 2 o'clock sharp at No. 1260, 3rd Avenue South Superior HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE liichnlms Mason Risch Pianoforte, solid Oak Buffet; set Oak Dining chairs; extension dining table, solid oak china cabinet; fcomlimation) Mahogany ,-ouncl table; Mahogany rockers Mahoganv parlor suite pieces) Oak hall racks; Mahogany music cabinet'- oresaers and stands, beds, springs, mattresses, Stewart Cooking a larsc articies On Wednesday, Dec. 18th AT 2 O'CLOCK At 646-l2th Street South; by instructions of Mrs. W. H. McLelland HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE Iralfei; sopiional liook mission den furn- iture Mahogany parlor suite, lounsc. dressers and stands; brass, inountiid lu'dp. sprinss iinil maltresscs. rockers, occasional tahl'S cariH-is and rues, in condition; cnnklnc rnnso (Treasiirol- kitchen uifnsils ic. PHONE Auctioneer's Office. Dominion Block. ;