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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tnc^sday, Dccembcf 17,1012 MOKANE MAN SIZING UP POSSIBILITIES OF OLD MAN RIVER AT MACLEOD Maclcod, Dec. 16.-City F-nginect AlUiiiin is very much deliKlilcil with tlic progress itiurtc on U>o filtration plant. So tar Imvc tlicy advanceil that with continued tine weather ho cxpcct.s to have tlie first unit ot the machinery erected, nnd thus he alile to have all in place [or the early flow of rtvater in the spring. It is a groat satisfaction to the water and light consumers that since the installation, both these utilities have given an almost uninterrupted service. The daily, addition of new consumers keeps the crews husy making the various connections, but with tho ' new steel mains, the pumping is reduced to half, making a great saving on tho machinery and me;i. The fire brigade had a run to the C.P.R. yards, and saved the company a fine box car. Notice has been received fronv the Gas Co. of a reduction in the price of their products for the winter months. Miss Hall, whQ is now in the Moy-er Bros.' Hospital, Rochester, Minn., was successfully operated on, and hopes arc entertained of her recovery nnrt early return home. A visitor last week from Melford, Sask., was delighted to enjoy what Le termed summer weather, as in his own home the thermometer had not riscn-above 22 degrees below zero for over a month. The Masquerade Ball givca by the ;Crickct Club on Friday night, was a success in every way. The hall was crowded, the costumes good, the music ail that could be desired, while the floor suited those who tripped tho light fantastic. Tea was served hy the Purity Bakery in a style that brought them many flattering remarks. All churches are busy preparing for 'Christmas.- Special music is being all the choirs,' so that tha Christmas music will far exceed all ))rcvious records in Maclcod churches. A- W- Kerr, of Spokane, was a visitor in Maclcod last week. Ho is interested in many large undertakings in Montana and Washington  also in South-east Kootenay. He is a largo shareliolder in one of the largest syndicates in real estate, and was look-Sng at the river with a view to harnessing it for motive power. His idea is to have all the electric light and power required in Southern Alberta distributed from one point, thus re-r elucing the cost to the consumer v al-'so giving to every farmer necessary light and power tor his farm. It is OS he expressed himself, a large order, but one that can a^id will be carried into successful etiect. Hei expects to visit Macleod again in a few weeks, and also in the spring, so that he can. see for himself the highest and lowest water mark on the river, and the power going to waste for want of using. VICTORIA AN EXPENSIVE TOWN Was $650. Now $500 Many Enthusiastic Buyers Attend the MASON & RISCH REMOVAL SALE NEVER in the history of Lethbridge have there been such wonderful bargains offered in Pianos, Organs and Player Pianos. Pianos that sell regularly for $475 are going ih this Removal Sale at $328. You have only to examine the quality to appreciate the saving you can make by purchasing during this great sale. Every. Instrument Backed by Our Unlimited Guarantee THE REASON:"OuY new store on 5th St. will not be finished before bur present lease expires, consequently every D in our present stock must find a home regardless of profit to us. Don t delay, the opportunity of Q life'time Pii . awaits you to own one of Canada*s most famous Pianos, at a saving from $100 to $r50 while the balance of this stock lasts. Easy terms of payment if desired. 17 Western Branches Factories at Toronto M ASON & RISGH, Ltd. Lethbridge Store, Dominion Block Store Open Evenings During This Week MAN HAD BEEN DRINKING ' � Victoria, B.C., Dec. IG.-According to the figuring of former City Solicitor CMcDei-mId, Victoria will need about eleven million'"dollars to properly finance herself next year. Rosthern, Sask., Dec. 16.-Karl Phllllpson, was brought to the hospital at Rosthern, with both feet frozen so badly that he may lose them. It is believed that the man had been drinking and lay out in the cold. SHOT HIS BROTHER Ro&thern, Sask., Dec. 16.-Warned by his Bister to point a shotgun away from her, a brother turned tho weapon towards the window, only to kill his ]6-y�ar-old brother, who happened to pasg at that moment. Michael Friesen -who lives six miles from Hague-la the father of the dead boy. AUCTION SALE -OF- HouseholdFumiture Wednesday, December at 205 5th Ave. S. 18 Two range cook stoves; 1 4-hole; 1 cook stove; 1 camp cook stove; 1 largo extension table; 8 bedsteads; 8 springs; 8 mattresses; 4 cot beds and springs; 1 kitchen cabinet;- 3 dressers; 3 commodes; C kitchen chairs! 6 dining chairs; 2 kitchen tables; 2 copper boilers;.2 wash tubs; 1 largo goat robe, new; 1 set ilew scales, 2401bs.; ll time of tiie "independent" mines. Attorney-Gpneral Wickersham in a statement tonight expressed the belief that tho decision will so cont-pletely destroy the combination which now controls the price of the anthracite that it must result in a liis-tinct measure ot relief tothc public. AN ESTIMABLE LADY DEAD Word has reached here of the death In New Dayton ot Mrs. J. McNaugh-ton, mother of Mrs. F. J. "Morrison of that town. The deceased lady, who .vas 74 years of ago, passed away last Saturday aftomoou after a brief illness ot about two weeks. A short funeral service conducted by Rev. Mr. Toombs of Raymond was held yesterday afternoon after which tho remains v/ere taken to Devil's Lake, N. D., where interment will be made. The deceased lady is survived by the following grown up family: Mrs. Thomas Morrison, Devil's Lake; Mrs. F. J. Morrison, Now Dayton; James Mc-Naughton and J. P. MoNaughton, Oregon; B. A. McNaughton, Nevada, and Dr. D. D. McNaughtdn, Devll'g Lake. OVERSEAS CLUB THE ANNUAL MEETING cf the Oversea* Club will b* hald at St. Auguatin's Hall To-night at'S p.m., when all members, past members and intending membMS both ladles and.centlemen are earnestly Invited to attend. * All those members who have not yet received certificates or .buttons are especially requeeted to attend nnd lodge their com-plaints with the Secretary, i �> been Imitated, hut never succoss-paintings, drawing, sign writing, poa-''";(\,,a,,,,y ,u,.�nlute satisfaction or tiTS, dosiglilng, photogriiphy, collcr- money promptly refunded kooh with this lions 'Btnmps c^lns, etc.), pu au..;-^^^^^^^^ ninls (under SOOlb. weight. A printed f,,). you, if yon assk hini. if not, �end ' roiid. The old board votlrou from list of susijostod articloi undor tbo ko 'i'ho Pluex Co., Toronto, Ont maniigemeiu without representation. TO ACQUIRE COLORADO ROAD Denver, Colo., Dec. 10,.--The Denver and S.ilt-Lake .Railroad Company, with nc,000,000 capital stock, was incorporated "he're today, with {he power to acquire the property httXie Denver Nonthwestern nnd Pftclfic Railway, commonly known as .the "Aloffatt Here's something that will appeal . to the boys for Christinas "A Studebaker Junior" MINIATURE FARM WAGON Complete with Hand Pole and Shafts. Price $15.00. Will outlast  IGO.OO worth of toys. We have them- The Lethbridge-Weyburn Realty Co. Ltd. iHmw 1 W.i l,st Ave. 8oiitli 49 55 ;