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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta S' 'iPSON & BjSNNETT Putlialit'rs E. SIMPSON A. S. BENNKTT Iff' yo BSCS IP'"ION: Vi Advaace - $1.50 a year therwise - " S2.00 a year ADVERTISING; Ker Month - SI.00 Per Inch THE YULETIDE SEASON. The festive season is again hand; and before another issue the Herald is placed beside your dinner plate the most joyous day of the whole year shall have come and gone. The stockings will have been filled and emptied, the Christmas trees strippetl, the ring given, ' the big heads reduced, and so on. It is a gladsome time. Who does not look forwaixl to Christmas with pleasi\rable anticipation-young or old, rich or poor? Some^f course, legarcl it not so enthusiastically as others, yet everyone feels charitably inclined on this occasion. It's contagious. The influence that was sent whirling down through  time on the birth of that manger-chikl over 20 centuries ago can never be erased or become obsolete, and the birthday anniversury will always be celebrated in christian lands by acts of charity and good fellowship. Christmas always comes as God-send to the poor and needy o the larger cities all over Canada and the United States. Charitable workers everywhere at this time make preparation for big dinners , for the destitute, and provide them ^vith other necessities as far as in their power in the way of clothes, fuel, etc. We read in the daily �papers of big spreads being arrang ed for the cities' poor. It is a noble work. Most everyone "becomes disciple of "Old Scrooge" along a bo u t'Christmas. Even Mr Kockefeller has loosened up with considerable jingle to be devotee to Christmas charities. It will do good, and we cannot censure him too harshly supposing he is liable to put kerosene up a notch by New Years. We must remember that J.D.'s stomach is "on the hummer' and he'has a license to envy the lowliest poor, who could knaw ime turkey leg or a dozen and tunities of the west appealed to him. There were openings galore-in the east for him, as men of his iibility do not go begging for positions. But in the west there was ; hope, there was opportunity, there I was a chai\ce for the futiire that : every man worthy the name of man, is looking for. Yet, Mr. Buchanan did not act hastily. Became west ^ and visited the various centers ~ ! of ixjpulation iu Alberta, Saskat-I ehewan and British Columbia. I Ho wantetl a place that wotild prove at I a permanent home, a place that of i iii-.d a future, and a business that woukl respond to his energy and ability. He thinks that he has found aU that he was looking for in Lethbridge and the Herald. We know that he has. We know that he will be more and more satisfied as time goes on. We know that he will like the people of Lethbridge. We know that he will find them responsive fo his best efforts as we have found them, and he will also find them anxious to aid and abet him in his work for the prosperity of Lethbridge. We have confidence in Lethbridge, we have confidence in Mr. Buchanan, and we have a certain degree of confidence in ourself. Those three factors insure success, if backed by xmlimited energy and reasonable intelligence. This is a little heait to heart talk with the readers of the Herald. We want to take them into our confidence. After the first of the year the Herald will receive an equipment that will equal that owned by any office m a tovm the size of Lethbridge or larger, including a type setting machine and other modern machinery. When this additional material is installed the Herald will then be able to publish a paper that we have had in mind from the start and one that the people of Lethbridge will be proud of. Commending Mr. Buchanan to your kindly natures and looking ahead to the future of Lethbridge with the hope based on ' convictions, we remain yours for jwosperity, F. E. Simpson. never , Not only^will God's workers in . the vineyards of charity' care for ? ;the physical needs of the poverty-Btricked, but the hospitals for the poor will be visited, where sick and invalid children fiom the slums will be told of the Christ child, and, perchance, hear the story of "Little Nell'' as told by some sweet-voiced woman whom these wan and suffering waifs of humanity wish could be always near them. Other institutions will also be visited^where the spirit of the time will be infused and Christmas cheer dispensed with lavish hand. We notice by ths Toronto Globe that the knights of the tomato can are already coming round to interview the good housewives of that city for holiday handouts. This is rather overdoing the thing, but let those same weary Willies drop around to the back porch Christmas eve or Christmas day and the chilliest dame that ever unchained the tramp bull-dog will thaw out and I�ss over a snack that would be liable to cause a serious distension of the ini^er lining were it all con Bumed in one meal. That's Christmas. And it shows that the mil of human kindness is not all dried up, even though it flows from some hearts only once in a twelvemonth Herald Hammerlets. eweiry -A N D- Xmas. Novelties AT THE Hew Jewelry Store IN THE LETHBRIDGE BLOCK All New and First Quality W. J. Armstrong JEWELER ENGRAVER OPTICIAN. Merchant Tailors ^ Ij you want the Latest Thing a New in SUIT - OR - OVERCOAT Call on Them. WALLACE & HASELTON Barber Shop and Pool Room The slim girl may be excused for wearing padd^ stockings the next few days. -J i "I these travellmg palluists get. Freight rates 'are not high in Lethbridi'e. Qh, no; they just took a balloon ascejition some years ago and forgot to come down. 'Tis said that Moffatt, Haultain's opix)nent, is now able to sit up and take a little soft food. feest of Cigars, Smoking Tobacco Pipes and Smokers' Sundries ^???????????????oc3a TO Horner & Hutchison The Harness Men Have a complete and well assorted stock of anything that a horeeman needs. Blankets, Robes, Whips Saddles, Spurs, Bits, etc. EVERYTHINO YOU WANT AND EVERYTHINO RIOHT IB B. B. Bennett's political remains will probably be the first job for Calgary's new crematory. The Czar has seen many snakes since he m^e that one for his kid We do not see how make a libel case out of opener." they can an "eye Winnipeg's blind* pigs are "see ing things" these days. Funny that Balfour is carrying the banner in England, while its a Banner-man whois at the head of the government. The Herald takes great pleasure in wishing its readers for the first time A VERY MEBRY CHRISTMAS AND MANY OF THEM FUTURE Of The HERALD. Buchanan, of St. has purchased Mr. W. A. ft Thomas, Ont., "half interest in the Herald and lih the future will be associated : with imyself hi the publication of ; the paper, and will have jiersonal charge'of the businoss and editorial-work of the office. Mr. .wahanan _i� a thorough newspaper man, having been trained in the BtrenouB field of daily news-^p^per ;Wojrk> in eastern cities, and I�a�;vfor8evenilyear8 in charge of ^a^fStii^sThoWtts. Daily Journal. i^^^^i^A^^"*^ is a young man ''^''of aojbition, The glorioua oppor- Wfc .vish to mil police attention to the fact that "Blue Bell" was played on a Round street piano the other evening. This mild weather rather takes the crimp out of the curling club's "curls." Watch Lethbridge grow-twins last week. That familiar song, "Alone, All Alone," has gotten on the brain of the "one man from Rosebud," and his wife has had to awaken him repeatedly in' the "still watches" to assure him suoh was not the case. W'elll well! What about lacrosse cup? Craubipok claims to be on the map. that Btill W. E. Green, of Brant, returned to his home last .week after a month's absence in the Lethbridge district where he was purchasing borseB. Mr. Green is an old railroad man and was engineer for a time on the Union Pacific. He is now engaged in the peaceful pursuit of forming, at which occupation he has been Buccessful.-High River Times. Horner & Hutchison ??????????????????ooaa B I Ci t DISCOUNT As we have bought the business lately carried on by Mr. Zilliax at a low rate on ihe dollar we are in a position to give big discounts on all our goods. We have decided to move this stock quickly, and everything in our store is offe:red at prices reduced by from TO 50 PER CENT Come and examine out Bargains in I Ladies' Rings Ladies' Lorgnettes Brooches Neclclets Gent's Watches Cent's Chains Gent's Rings Locl^ Before Christmas ^ I^iTS^ LINENS Ladies' Waists Iwtli in Silit and Vfool LADIES Buy your gentlemen friends a pair of whole- Btock, silk lined Mocha Gloves, a present that will be appreciated, Gents' Ties, and Mufflers in silk and wool. FOR THE BALANCE OP THIS WEEK: Men's Coon, regular price 160,00, now........50 00 Men's Russian Calf, regular price 24.00, now......... 20 00 Men's Wombat, regular price $25.00, now............. 20 00 A. MAGDONALD & CO, I PPJicroBToloroloTcKTO^^ A Merry Christmas to "All The Festive Season ia again at hand and we ate pleased to inform our customerB that we are ready for it. Our stock was never more complete. Everything .: IreBhand now. Choice fancy Groceries; full lines Christie's Biscuits, Cakes and Plum Puddings; -Robertson's Confectionery, all kinds; Ontario AppTea in boxes and barrels; Nuts, Figs, Dates, Crystallized Fruits, Grapes, Oranges, Bananas, Cranberries, Celery, r Spanish Onions, Cider, Raspberry Vinegar and un-fermontod Wines. Order early. : : : : SHERLOCK, FREEMAN & CO OTOTOTO'OTOIOTOro O O oriYVo o'n^ LETHBRIDGE BREWING & MALTING COMPANIYrLTTt MANUFACTURERS OF Fine Lager, Beer, Ale and Porter THE B3JST IN THE WEST All orders sent to the Brewery will receive prompt attention Notice to Creditors and Others. In the matter of the estate of John Czako, late of near Stavely, in the Province of Alberta, rancher, deceased. Pursuant to the order of the Honorable, Mr. Justice Harvey, Dated the 9th day of December, A. D.1905. TAKE NOTICE.-that all per-sons having claims against the above estate, are required to send to the-undersigned, on" or before the 9th day of February, A. D. 1906, a statement of such claims, together with the natui-e of the.se- ctirity, if any, held by them, such claim and statement to be duly verified by statutory declaration. AND FURTHER TAKE NO-TICE that after the said 9th day of February, A. D. 1906, the ad-miniBtratrix of the aaid estate will be at liberty to distribute the as-seta of the said estate, or any part thereof, among the parties entitled thereto, having regard only to the claims of which Bhe shall then have notice. Datfed at Lethbridge, in .the 'rovince of Alberta, this 9th day of December, A. D. 1905. SIMMONS & BENNETT, Advocates for the adminis. trotrix of the said estate. Synopsis Of Canadian Nortii-West. HOMESTGAD REQUUTIONS. ANY even nuinbereA aectloa of Damluion Laniln In Manitoba, Saakatchewau und Alberta, -excepting 8 an>1 'M, not ic^eiveri. tuny be homuittcadca ky any person who is the �Oic head of a family, or any male over 18/ears of age, to ibe extent of uue-quarter sucitun oi 100 acres, more or Ic89. Butrjr ma; be made persooalljr at ibc local laud. utHcc foriliv district In which the land is situate, or if tbehamcsteadcc dentres, he may on application tu the Minister of the Inturlur Ottawa, ibe Ouiumlsalonor ot Iminlgraili.'n, Winnipeg, or the local agent receive autbuiUy for some one to make cniry for him. The homc.steader la required to perform (he conditions conr.ected thciewlth under ouc of the foltowluK plans.: 1, At least six inouttas' residence upon and cultivation of the land la each year for tbrue years. - ,  -8. If the father (ur n other. If the father Is deceased) of the home-leader rt-sides upon u (arm lu the vlclalt; of the land entered fur the requirements as to residence may be sattslicd by such person icsldlng wlih the father or mothiv. �. If thooettlerha^bif eiirnnentrLSldeucc upon farmtiig land owned by blm in the vicinity of his bomcAtcad, tbe rui,ulreii'Cute as to residence may-b� sallsUed by residence upon the t.atd land. 8U monbs' notice In writing should be given to'the Oommisaloner of Oomialon Lands at OltawaoflDtention to apply for patent. W.W.COHY. Deputy of the Minister of the loleriur. Subscribe for the herald. Piano Co. Risch. The Mason & Riocli Piano is ooucwltid by all competent judges to be the his'liertt gnulf of Pianos made in Ouiada., ". IIS ou I� interestwl, mil yiid let show yon llio gootls. Sold easy tonus to suit your pnrso.. Sliowroom at the "2 Maos.".' B. J. GANN DISTRICT AGENTMr?1 H. L. Stephens Matt Rockeadori When you come to the Metropolis stay at the ace I Hotel 4- em $1.00 Iper ciay i 4 4 4 4 I Opposite C.P.Rl Depot 4 Stephens & Kockendorf  Proprietors � Calgary, Alberta WESTERN WAREHOUSE & TRANSFER CO. Ltd. Railroad Transferring, Dray-ing and General Delivering. Coal Delivered Promptly. *. HAY, OATS, SAND AND STONE FOR SALE AGENTS FOR McGorniick & Cockshutt Machinery Webber aud Adams Wagons ". Canada Carriage Co.'s Buggies, Etc. J. F. RODGER3 'Phone 63. Manager. ^ *'* I am prepared to furnish *t* in carload lots the finest't* split CEDAR POSTS. " Eight, seven and SIX feet lengtHs on hand. *�* Can furnish orders oi; *l' any size, .Posts always .|. up to guarantee. Ad- *�* dress �* A. BIRNIE & CO Morrissey Junction. B. KQQTENAY i MARBLE WORKS . Shackletqn Simpson & Co. Manufacturers of . Marble and Granite :-M(;)NUME:NTS Wholesale and iietail ; NELSON,BC. B.C. MOORE, Local A gt e 6 � o � o Barnes & Co. iEAL ESTATE and ',>:/;G�lS;ERAliV AG^^ OHice�SccMa Floor Soithard.Blcck Post Oflioe Box 3 Telepbon* No. 132 ;