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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 17, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17, II OF CANADA Rest aiil Hi- divided Profits Exceed Now, when money is coming in faster than at any other season, are you laying by as much as you should Open a Savings Accounts with the union Bank of Canada as often as you can, any sum from up, and watch your balance grow. There's satisfaction and security in it. Interest-fit the highest current rate is paid 4 times a year. Money may be withdrawn at any time, wiihout notice. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R, Anderson, Manager. An Interesting Debate At Stirling Color, Flavor, Fragrance Stirling, Dec. was a large- turnout iu the meeting hous-i 'm the evening of Tuesday, Pecein- K-'r l5tn. to hear the debate and to discuss tin; organization of a debating society. The meeting opened by the chairman, Mr. Geo. Oler, jr., explain- ing briefly the object of the niseis ing. The secretary, Mr. Tillack, read the minutes of the previous meeting. A program was then rendered as fol- speech, by Mr. Edward j Anderson; d.uet, by Misses Alta Har- dy and Surah Larsen; recitation, by Miss Lorenu Holman; song, by Miss H. Ostlund; instrumental, by Mrs. i Alii. Erickson; song, by Mr. W'. Rich-j are the strong. points of GUARANTEED AaiouTQr PURE CARDERS w INDIA Herald Market Place Whti you Mythiftf to Mil or to rent place it ta this COlM. If you wait aiythiaf HSC this coliuM. 25c oae iaicrtioa iascrttoas for SI RAM LAL'S PURE TEA AT THE EUREKA. Tonight the patrons of the Eureka Theatre can have another hearty laugh. The very clever "Thaten who are winning a bettor reputation each turn and drawing packed houses every night, will pre- the high-class comedy act, en- "The New and is a scream from start to finish. Mr. Thaten, in his very funny ladder act, will bring the house down. Special mention should be made of their cos- tumes, which are not repeated in any turn. Come early and avoid the rush. Band in attendance. Now is the time your to order Plain or Ornamented TIE CITY ROBT. SCOTT, Prop. BE THERE TONIGHT. The regular quarterly meet- ing of.the Board of Tradev.ill he held tomorrow evening in the Board of Trade offices, and every member is urged to be on hand. DO YOU WANT TO BE RICH? Remember This and Believe It All the land will soon be sold. Don't wait unti tomorrow and find it- all gone. Too many people now can tell what they might have done. Invest now in Nechaco Valley Land, British Columbia, Canada; per acre, per acre cash, balance 9 yearly payments. When the Grand Trunk Pacific U.R. is completed next fall, land will be selling for 5100 and up per acre. The eyes of the world is on this last Great Northwest. Un- surpassed fruit'and mixed farming. Wheat 40 bushels per acre; oats 110; timothy, pea vine and hay to horses back. Fine drinking water. Deep rich soil. No sand or stones. Timber, minerals and coal near by. Climate seldom below zero. Rainfall in right season. No vdnd. Springs, Then followed thf debate on the subject, "Kesolved, that money is more useful than education.'" Speak- Messrs. W. T. Og- den, Sr C. Peterson and F. R. F. McKitrick; negative, Messrs. J. Hol- man, J. Sykes and C. W. Brown; judges, Messrs. A. E. Fawns, Dr. Keillor and J. W. Hardy. The audi- ence gave interested attention to the speakers as they discussed the close- ItVKICH. CLEAR COLOR, fresh FHAGSANCE and DELICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are _ --J JLVU one yet to do keeping to start Jan. Chow Sam Co. light 1st. Apply 4-0 good general servant at once. Apply Mrs. C. M. Arnold, 1206 DuSerin St. 3-S SITUATIONS WANTED IT IS PURE! Ram Lai's Tea is Sold only in Lethbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD. ly related uses ot money and educa- rected find the correction was taken in pood livc-lv "part, times. Things were rather at times. An announcement tion. At the close of the debate the j was aiso made of a meeting to be decision was left to the consideration j to organize a Board of Trade for of the judges, and Mr. Richards, j Stirling, who had been appointed critic, spoke Arrangements are being made for lakes, rivers and fish, and fruit in abundance. Wild game The coming most popular summer resort in North America. Buy now at low price, and sell to the other fellow for high price. An investment of cash for 40 acres will raakc you within two years or ?560 for 160 acres will make you We are cultivat- ing acres for ourselves. You don't have to live on this land to own it. Send 25 cents for beautiful pictures, map and particulars. I, B. Sneil, Rooms and 2, Bryan Block, over Eureka Theatre, entrance Dufier- in St., Lethbridge. Alberta, Canada. briefly, criticising the various speak- ers. As the judges had not come to a decision, the meeting then proceed- ed to discuss the question of a mock parliament. An explanation was given by Mr. C. W. Brown and a-merry Christmas at Stirling. There is very little sickness at Stirling it present. Threshing is all over some time ago. Owing to excellent weather; plowing has been done up to the last week or so. It is only about a cou- others, and after a free discussion it j pie OI- ago since Mr. W. T. was decided to organize and debating society. The judges had in the meantime come to a deci- sion, and Keillor reported the de- cision in favor of the negative (or education) by a small margin. The meeting then procc-eded to the organization of a literary society. The following officers were President, Mr. W. T. .Ogden; Vice-j President, Miss Annie a literary Qgden was drilling in red Fife ready for the warm spring days. while some are busy these days dig- MEDICINE HAT P. J. Conroy, Manager Help of all kinds supplied. ,-Write stating wages paid and nature of employment. No charge to employer. young man, position on farm or ranch; experienced. Ap- ply David Craig, Windsor Hotel. Lethbridge. 2-6 WANTED by competent lady book-keeper. Capable of open- ing up set oi books. Knowledge of ..typewriting.. Address Bookkeeper, c-o Hera-Id Office. 3-6 general oi- j tice experience, wants job. Apply 3-6 Box P., Herald. TO RENT. FIVE-ROOMED house for rent, on Torrance Ave., North' Ward; large ging. post hoies. and fencing land. vard for garden- and chickens. W. E. The cattle are all doing exceptionally well on the range. Al the carpenters j of the town are busily engaged. Bowville to rent, with without furniture; state rent, ply to Box 1383. Bowville, Dec. jUr. H. F. Hitch- Secretary, Mr. Lewis Braudley; Trea-jcock was in Lethbridge Monday. suror, Miss Hulda Ostlund; Sergeant, .Johnson. Mrs. G-. Peterson, at-Arms. Mr. Drace Michelson. Com-j Bermie Brandvold, Ingvold Dahler, S. rrdUee to draft a president, secretary and Mr. C. W. Brown. Committee' to arrange for i meeting president and .secretary. Committee to arrange a program for next Keil- j lor. F. R. F." McKitrick and Geo.' Oier. jr. The meeting adjourned, to meet next Tuesday 'evening at 7.30 o'clock. Much interest was shown in the business part of the meeting. It was e.ndeavered to have the business done according'to the rules of order, and any mistake -was speedily cor- THE GOOD CO.'S phens, and J. G-. Andrews, all of whom were .Lethbridge visitors this There was quite a large attendance at Sunday School last Sunday in spite of the cold weather and wind in the evening. The Rev. Mr. "Wright delivered a fine sermon to a large congregation. Mr. Wright is a deep thinker, a strong speaker and has the hearty support of the church-going population. Literary was held in the hall last Thursday evening. The largest crowd of the season was in attendance. There was a railroad meeting held in the school house last Saturday ev- Williams, Mr. Jess Stephens conirnittee to GOOD BUSINESS OPENING.- For sale or rent, in a new town, -i new building, in suit- able for general store or restaurant; good opening for either. For full par- ticulars apply to E. T. McGregor, office P.O. Block, or Box 387, Leth-j ening-. Mr. Armel Schneider and Mr. were appointed as a. work for a railroad. They intend to circulate a petition to be signed by all the'people north of Lethbridge and have it forwarded to the govern- ment, for a railroad. We need and must have a railroad even if the far- mers have to build one of their own. The Leap Year dance was given in WORK woman Would work in hotel or clean offices. Write to M. B., Box 514 P, 0-, City. 3-6 RESPECTABLE person wants day work, washing or cleaning.. Address Box 470, Postoffice, Lethbridge., 5-6 LAND FOR SALE lYNOPlli OF COAL MINI MO RIO ULAtlONi FOR African veteran scrip, cheap. R. V. Gibbons. Ott Block. 28-3-0 FOR lots on Ashmead St., at each; 1-3 cash, balance easy. H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. Block. 6-0 FOR on Coutts St., close to school, at each; 1-3-cash, bal- ance easy. H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. Block. '6-0 bridge, Alta. 1-6 LAND WANTED WANTED TO of land, STORES TO RENT STORE TO Jan. 1st, store in now occupied by Budd Read. Apply E.. J, Hill, and Co. 2 6 Coal mininr ol the Dominion in ManitoX Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the Territories and Britiah Colunroia, may be ifaedd lor a term ol twenty-one years at an auaual-rental of ao acre. more than acres will be leased to one applicant. Application for a leaae mutt be made to the Agent or Sub-Afent ol the dietrict in which the rifhti ap- plied for are situated. In surveyed territory the Ian1" must be described by or gai subdivisions oi la unsurveyed territory the tract appli- ed for ahull be staked out. Each application must be accom- panied by a lee of 95, which will refunded if the rights applied lor art not available but not otherwise, i royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the urine at rate of five cents per too. Every lessee of coal mining which axe not being operated shall furaifih the district Agent of Domis- ion Lssds a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever, available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working ol the mine at the rate of f 10 an acre; if or full information application ohould be made to the Secretary Qi the Department of the Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Sub-Agent ol Dominion Lands. W. W. OOBY.- Deputy Minister oi the Interior publication oi Ihia advertisement will not be tor. FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE as 30, and 100 thousand acres, respectively, of agricultural land, for farm purposes. We don't w'ant rough land; we want land that can be readily broken and. put in cul-j FOR. a bargain, .one 16 tivation. We want the land to be of i horse-power Battle Creek American such a nature that it will readily be! Advance engine, in good repair. For accepted by our clients. They -will not accept land that is "potholey." They don't want lands that are rocky. They don't want lands that have a large percentage of groves of timber or brush. They want land that is practically or largely prairie; all prai- rie preferred. They want lands with- in reasonable distance of a railroad, j but- if you have any lands that are even 30 or 40 miles from a railroad let us have a description thereof. If particulars enquire Ambrose, auctioneer. Pincher Alta. 2 6 LOT WANTED WANTED TO building lot wanted on street having water and sewerage. Apply to P. 0. Drawer L. 3-6 ARTICLES WANTED. I PAY CASH 2ND HAtfD What is the good of putting away you have any lands within reasonable I things that you can't use or wear, distance of Edmonton or any. other Such as clothing, etc. I pay in progressive city of Alberta, or if you j cash for all old clothing, shoes, hats, Bowville Hall last Friday evening. A i have> say 5i0oo acres of exceptionally j gun3j pistols, all kinds of musical in- large crowd was present and every-1 choice> cjearij prairie lands, let us j struments, trunks and satchels. Call body had a fine time. As we have rented the block which is being erected by The Standard Land Co., situated opposite the Lyceum Theatre, we are putting on a Monster Slaughter Sale of everything we have in the store, as we are going to clear out our entire stock regardless of cost before we move. Remember the reduced prices are for cash only. The following are few of the bargains which are being offered: NtlliK For Friday and Saturday NAVAL dozen, 25 to GOc, or per case, any size. JAP dozen 20c, or 90e per box. No. 1 stock. better on the market, at 20c per doz. WHITE CLOVER CALIFORNIA HONEY per comb 20c. BLUE LABEL a bottle, large size. PAULiN CHAM8ES b. tins 25c per tin. Danvers, 8 Ibs. for 25c. SPECiiU inrft For Friday a Saturday COOKING for 25c. stock, 4 FRESH Almonds, Filberts, and Peanuts, 20c per Ib.; BritziLs, 25c per Ib. Xnian Stockings, Toys, and all Fancy Confectionery going at, reduced pricos, as everything must be cleared out regardless of cost. Our Goods are n.U fresh and everything Prompt city. to any part of the TJTe GOOD CO. Up-to-date Grocers .PHONE: j Bowville is getting" to be quite a 'business centre, people coming- from miles away to do business here. The j harness shop and blacksmith shop in i particular are working night and day i and the maf: carrier making two trips i a Week are making business good. have full particulars, giving us the best price and the very best terms. These lands much preferred "en bloc.1' No small blocks considered. Make your prices net to us in every instance. A full legal and physio- graphical, geological description must accompany each list. The Edmonton j Realty Co-Operative Corporation, CHRISTMAS AT HUNTSVILLE. Ltd., 240 Jasper Avenue east, Edmon- 1 Tlun-c- a large attendance of the j members of the Iron Springs Read- ing Club in Huntsville school on Wodiies-iay evening, Dec. 2nd, for the purpose of organizing a minstrel com- pany and to prepare for the annual Xinas entertainment on Wednesday, Dec. 23rd. The honorary president, Mr. S. R. Brady, occupied the chair. AftKr a short address from the chairman, who, with his usual urban- iiy, explained the object of the meet- j ing and called on nil present to do their utmost to make this Xmas enter- tainment one t'.' Iv long remembered j in Iron Springs. i [t decided to have a huge I Xnvis treat for the school district and SiuioUiy .school, as there are at pros- em, forty-five pupils in attendance. The club have now quite a sum in the treasury, but. as the honorary I president explained, more funds i would .be forthcoming if necessary. Prize? are to be distribxited, a refresh- ment boot.li and candy kitchen are to1 be features of the. day. There is also to be a minstrel show to contribute to the evening's entertainment. The former in charge of Mesdames "Ed. ton, Alberta. P. 0. Box 802. 1-6 ".1.5- o'clock, at the Albertan Second Hand Store, north of the Irrigation Hall, or write Box 630, P. 0., Lethbridge. 06-6 HOUSE FOR SALE FOR roomed house 2X blocks from Central School; furnace, bath and electric light; cash handles it. Apply E J. Cook, Box 333 city. 4-5 ARTICLES FOR SALE FOR Whaley Royce best make slide trombone, new condition- down, balance installments. Address Box X, Herald Office. 97-0 Tenders SEALED TENDERS for the erec- tion of a school house at Bow Island, Alta., size 31 x 23 ft, inside, 12 ft. ceiling, will be received at. land Post Office up to 12 noon, Dec. 19th, 1908. Specifications and conditions may be seen at the 1 up Ed. Bechtel, Phone No. 302. Of- above office. The lowest or any other tender not necessarily accepted. X. W. Hopkins, Chairman. __ 303-12 Any person who is the sole head ti a or any male over 18 years may homestead a quarter-section OT available Dominion land in Mani- toba, Saskatchewan or Alberta, i'he applicant must appear in person at the Dominion Lands Agency or Sub Agency for the district. Entry Dy prosy may be made at any agency on certain conditions, by father, mother, son, daughter, brother or ter of intending homesteader. months' residence upon ind cultivation of the land in of three years. A homesteader way live within nice miles of his home- stead on a farm of at 80 acas solely owned and occupied by-him or by his father, son, daughter, brother or sister. In certain districts a homesteader in good standing may pre-empt a quarter-section alongside his home- stead. Price per acre. Duties. reside six months in each of six years from date of entry (including the time required to earn homestead patent) and cultivate fifty acres extra A homesteader who has exhausted his homestead right and cannot ob- tain a pre-emption may take a pur- chased homestead in certain districts. Price per acre. PONY EXPRESS. If you wish your parcels, trunks, or baggage delivered quickly, ring LETHBRIDGE SCHOOL OF SHORT- HAND OddiVllows' Building. and Evening Classes. Torms on application. Dec. 16-lm rice in McKeown Hardware Co. 4-26 reside sii" months in each of three years, cultivate fifty acres and erect a house worth W. W. CORY, Deputy of the Minister oi the Interior. publication cl this advertisement, will not be paid for. settler's car, on Saturday night, a small black and white collie dog, with reddish nose. Answers '.o the name of "Sport." Finder suitably rewarded by leaving with John Tay- lor at Hick Hardware Co. 3-0 Dickout, Wright-, Frasor, Tennant, Pearson, and the Aliases Brady. Mr. .T .E. Hunt is acting manager of the miur-tivl troupe, with Miss Edith TT> [I US jinim.-u'. AVCV. in i vu.i.i" ton to have charge of tin: Boys' Bri- gade. The mooting adjourned by singing "God Save the to Jit Mr. S R Br.idv's on Friday evening next. For Christmas and New Years Holidays the Canadian Pacific Rail- way announces 2 rate of fare and ona-third for the round trip. Tickets on sale for Christmas, December 21, 22, 23, 24 and 25, for New Years, De- j cember 28. 29, and 31 and January CLEANING. or window clean-j ing. Apply J. Hayes, caretaker La-j bor Hall. 5-3! Coal, fee and Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE I, final return limit January 5, 1909. on all tickets, SCAVENGING. Anyone desiring scavenging done or closets cleaned, apply at Police Sta- 7-15 I tion. 99-26 SINGING. Miss Ursula Archer, pupil of the celebrated teacher, William Shake- i speare, will receive pupils in singing and voice production. Also engage- merits for Ballad Concerts, At Homes, etc. For further information address the I. -thl-ridge Conservatory of Music. ESTABLISHED 1864 Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Reserve and Undivided Profits.............. Accounts of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers, Solicited Drafts Money Orders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department LetHhridge Branch: Coaldale Block, Redpath St. TO THE PUBLIC We havft bought out the Star Transfer Co. Draying outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for DRAYINtr promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. on delivery. s -J. S. Phillips A. L. Patteson Phone 70 Office in Nelson Gow's Store ;