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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta RN N GUNCEMB NT 0(1' sale jast ctosed has been a freat success, and we want to thank the public In xeneral for their iihcral patronaie. We know we have fiven the people of this city and vicinity the best values ever offered, and we will continue In the future, as In the past, (ivinf the public the very best nerchaodisc at the lowest possible prices.___' ' _ � , , , , � , have arrived, and we are now In position to show yon the finest assortment of Christmas Goods ever shown in Lethbrfdfe. - - The Great Game-"K1NG'S COURT Sold in aillarge cities at SI.7S, now on aale at tsc Be sure and fet one for the children. We will continue until the first of the year offerinx yon the snme low prices on Clothing and Shoes, as we have been selling during the great Slai�htcr Sale. Come here where your dollars bay most. YOURS FOR BUSINESS LETHBRIDGE CO-OPERATIVE Christmas Goods We invite aU to see our Stock and Prices of Perfumes, Xmas. Cards, Books, Combs, Brushes, Mirrors, Leather Goods, incltidiiig Kodak AUrams, Wallets, Purses, Etc. Beiore Purchasing Elsewhere. J. J.JOHNSTON DRUGGIST and STATIONER 'Phone 18. Night Bell. A LOCALBUDGET. 'Rah for Christmas. J. A. Macdonald was in Raymond Friday. For monuments and headstones isee B. C. Moore. 1-12 . S. J Hill of Taber, visited the metropolis Monday. A. C. N'lsh and wife, were in town a few days this week. 8moke the "'Lethbridge Belle," and patronize borne industry. Itf W. J. Galliford was in Riiymond on "Hello" business M'Miday. Thos. Brown shippetl a carload of cattle to Winnipeg Monday. A. E. Moore, one of Raymond's city fiithers, was here Monday. Born-To Mr. and Mrs. H. E, Phiyle, on Dec. 11, a daughter. P. McPhee, manager of the Taber mine, was in town Monday. Mr. Good, a saloon man from Butte, Mont., was in town Monday. RoomBto']fent, steam heat and (electric light. Apply to, William Ott. Bom-To Mr. and Mrs, D. J. Xenuedy, on Dec. 14th, twins, (daughters. Mrs. E. J. Hill gave a card party to a nnmber of her Irifends Satur-diiy afternoon. J. H. Bangley and R. Bell, of Portal, N. D.i arrived here Moiiday to look around. E. J. Cann left last week for Cranbrook and Fort Steele, B. C, to spend Christmas. If you wish to buy town lots that �will give quick returns, call at once.-A. McQueen. ^ 3tf. The Italian who liad liis two legs, broken at the miike last week, succumbed to his injuries. For Rent.-Two rooms; warm and comfortable; nicely located. Apply at Herald office. 2t4 Prank Stewart ancl Maggie ^E. Laytoii were niiirried at Tafier on VV'eduesday of last week. Burnt Leatber Novelties artistic: and durable -Just received; including Souvenir Snap Shots of town and district. Cushion Covers, Portieres, Book and Magazine Covers, Pen Wipers, Match Holders, Whisk Holders, Blotters, Calendars, Postcards, Albums, Book Markers, Satchels, Glove and Handkerchief Cases [a. supply ol GILLETTE SAFETY RAZORS always on hand Telephone 49 Night Bell Watch Kean's ad. Mrs. F. Colpman left 6tf Tuesday on a visit to her old home at Gait, Out. We wish pur many friends and cus tomers a very Merry Christmas. Hick&Wakely couple of .months visit to friends in Eastern Ontario. The up-town telegraph office in the Lethbridge hotel is being rapidly put in shape for business. J. Burnside left Thursday night on a month's trip to visit the old home back in eastern Ontario. It is rumored that the Imperia}, Bank will open a branch here. The banks evidently think well of this town. Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Miebach left Tuesday night for Kansas City and other points to spend the holiday season. The farmers of Alberta aje buying safes in which to keep their money. And next year's crop may be still lai^er. Stockmen report that more money is being invested in breeding animals through Alberta today than for many years. Inspector Belcher of the R. N. W.M,P., returned Tuesday evening from Coutts, where he has been iupectlng line detachments. The new arc lights ariB being put up around town to-day. They will serve as a good Ghistmas gift to people who are out dark nights. What about your Xmas. presents. Have them put away for you at Wright's. By the way the Euro-jjean novelties are going this year, it is not too early, as these goods cannot be replaced. 5tf Someone butted into one of the smaller wax figures at Southard's store on Friday evening and badly damaged it. Miss Dora Rogers is expected home from Havergal college, Winnipeg, on Thursday night, to spend the holidays. I^you iiave real estate to sell, city or country houses to rent, or wish to own your own home, see A. McQueen. 3tf The Old Timers presented Si. SauiKler'a with a suit case. The pa blio presentation was cancelled at Mr. Saunders' request. Sam. Baird is in from Little Bow, this week. He reports the snow about six inches deep and so crusted that it is very hard on the cattle. See Wright's stock of Leather Goods- the most complete stock in to\vn. . 5tf Mrs. H. T. Cherry, Miss Kenny and Miss Campbell will leave Christmas night on a three months' trip to Ontario and other Eastern States. Mr. and Mrs. A. Easton leave to- I Wish Is the desimiring cry of many who' are troubled as to thft right gift. Now if you call upon us may help you. Let us tiy. we SHOWING The prettiest Silk Blouses. Blanket Overcoats Fancy Neckwear Toques Perfumery Pillow Covers Mittens ; Boys' Suits Doylies Covers Chenille Curtains Handerchiefs A beautiful selection of Ties WE ARE Childron'o Corduroy Coats S. B i I Wishing you All a Very! Merry Christmas. G. H. Johnston }����������*��*����������������������� Call up Western Warehouse & Transfer Co., Ltd., for good hay and Northern Oats, 4tf Mrs. W. M. White," of Didabuiy will arrive in town tomorrow or Friday to spend ChristmaB with her daughters, Mrs. Dave Frazer and Miss Lottie Lutz. Those llmburger sandwiches which are on deck at the Dallas every night are a strong point in favor (not flavor), of the service at this popular hostelry. Mr. and'Mrs. E.|T. Saunders leave tomorrow (Thursday) morning for Los Angeles to spend the winter. They are just going from one California to' another. Wainted-good general servant at once, good wages. Apply to Mrs. C. F. P..jeonybeare. 4 The remains of George Pyle, who di^ in the hospital from typhoid fever, were taken in charge by the Oddfellows Saturday night and shipped to relatives at St. John, N. B. Proprietor Eckstorm of the Hotel Dallas, beleives in encouraging home industries. On his bills of fare he now has printed in heavy type "Raymond sugar used exclusively," At present there are about 400 men working in the pit at the No. 3 mint! and 100 above. Between 35 and 40 cars of coal are taken out each day, averaging 20 to 40 tons to the car. The use of a snow shovel by some of the residents of the north ward wouM make walking eisier in that part of the town. It is about the only ))lace you can see snow in Lethbridge. F. Sainsbury, who accompanied the body of iMlku Kelley to Fletcher, Out., returned home Monday night. He stiys the weather in Ontario is very mild for this time of the year. G. W. Robinson is in Winnipeg this week on business with his partner, Mr. Ford, in connection with the new wholesale printing and stationery business they are to establish hero. The Raymond Chronicle reproduces a portion of an article from the Herald on Lethbridge as a railway centre, and credits same to the Cal igary Morning Albertan. Thanks, old chap. A dance was held at the home of Mr. Wecann on Friday last in hon-or of Mr. Barnside, who is leaving for the east for the winter. Twelve couples enjoyed the dance and general good time. Will the gentleman who picked up the Bmall, red burse in front of Irrigation Co.'s office, containing a small amoiiht of uioney, please return it to Mrs. Nourse, at Canadian Bank of Commerce. 1 F.H.Turner, Dave Baxter and S. T. Jessop, of Magrath left Leth-bridge Tuesday morning on a trip to Salt Lake City, Utah. Mrs. J. H. Wallace gave a card party on Thursday evening in honor of Jesse Eraser. About sixteen couples were present and a very enjoyable time spent. Wright, the, the Jeweler, has them all going this Xmas. Presents from 50c to $300.00 each. 6tf There is quite an amount of pleasurable excitement in social circles in anticipation of the "Bal Poudre" to be given in Oliver's Hall next week by Mesdames Geo. Rogers and Freeman. . R. A. Wright, jeweller, wishes a Merry Christmas to his customeis and friends and says they can enjoy the festive season in no bettcjr way than by selectinR their gifts from his complete stock. R. O. Casselman, who has been in the collection department at the Union Bank here, left on Friday for Didsbury to entt^r the ledger deparment there, to which position he had recently been promoted. Mrs. (Dr.) C. C. Cragg and child returned on Saturday from a few months' visit with relatives in Toronto. Mrs. Cragg finds the climate much more pleasant and agreeable here, than in the east. Miss Delahey, of Pembroke, Oht., is the guest of Miss Hardie. Miss Delahey has spent a , ten months' holiday visiting friends between Winnipeg and the Pacific.! coast, and is now on lier way home. 5900 bushels Nortliern Oats and 100 tons good Hay for sale at Western Warehouse & Transfer Co., Ltd, 4tf Jas. Pilling, Ed. Evajis and Lige Pilling, of Ciirdston, were in the city Thursday, The latter is an amateur wrestler of some repute, and won a match with Curran at Lethbridge a year ago.-Calgary Herald. W. D. Frey, the cigar man, left Tuesday night on a few weeks' visit witli friends in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Chicago. Mr. Frey says there is nothing in that story a))out his going te bring back the aflSnity, Chamber' maid wanted. AjDply at Lethbridge hotel. 6tf E. T. Saunder's long connection with the News has not been forgotten by the staff of that paper ""'^ ^Mv�9^ilBl^^ Ap war. ,h nj M. E. Roy, wholesale liquor dealer, wishes to thank his customers, through the columns of the Hep Id, for their very liberal patronage during the paat year, arid also wishes thiem A JMerry Christmas and a Happy New Year- Jas. F. Frame, received word on Saturday of the death of his father Thos. Frame, at Virden The deceaseii had resided in Manitoba for twenty eight years a:nd for nine yeai*s was reeve of the township of Woodworth. He was a highly respected citizen. There are abont 30(X) good, iron, Leihbridge dollars invested i� the York County Loan Co. The persons interested drew on the company last week for the amoun-. of their investment with accrued profits. It is a hundred to one shot that-no lucrative effects Avill result from these drafts-(this is a joke.) Tlie Western Warehouse & Transfer Co. have purchased two lots near the hospital from the A. R.^ I. Co., and Will btuld upon them "an up-to-date ice honso 120 x25 feet. They will put up between 1500 and 2000 tons of the chilly goods and transact a wholesale business in the ice line next season. "Even at Christmas, when all the world is gay and glad," remarked a Lethbridge young man yesterday, "there are wont to come to a man sad and solemn thoughts, and i>he .saddest and most solemn are those that come to a fellow when he reads of the marriage of a giri to whom last Christmas he gave a diamond ring on which he is still paying installments." The good, old-fashioned roller skating amusement will be revived in Lethbridge this winter. C. J. Eckstorm has now on the roiid 100 pairs of skates, and in a very short time men and women on wheels will be rolling around Oliver's hall -sometimes on their feet and sometimes with their pedal extremities pointing ceiling-ward. It's* a good sport, anyway. Mrs. Geo. Robinson gave an At Home Monday afternoon in honor of Mrs. F. Col [pman, who is leaving on an extendetl trip to the east, and Miss McDermid, matron of the Gait Hospital, who, as will be seen elsewhere in these columns, has accepted another position. The affair was a most happy one in every respect, and a very large number of friends were present. School closes for the holidays on Friday morning. Work will be closed up before recess, after which the teachers and scholars of each room will fittingly terminate a happy '\nd helpful year of learning with a grand concert, for which a good program has been prepared. Accommodation mil be made for pjirents and other visitors- The youngsters 'take to this annual event like ducks to water and a rousing good time will be the result. Last Saturday, Mr. Barford, manager for the Bentley Company. Limited, had installed a national cash register of tlie latest improved make. It is equipped with the most up-to-date individuai drawer system, stands over five feet high and weighs over 500 pounds. The Lethbridge stores have a fine early closing system, and the clerks are enabled to enjoy their evenings after a tiresome day's work. This system should also be iextended to the barber shops. Once it was in operation there wdtild be no difficulty in carrying it out. C. A. Jeusoiii the Swede wrestler from near Mai^iath, was in Lethbridge Monday, and wrote from here to the (JaIgary Herald Offering to bet SKIO or inore that Jack Curran could not throw, him three times in an hnir: match to be not later thai) Dim;. 23, at Lethbridge, Mr. and Mrs. Hotnelryk are now occupying their new house on the ranch. Adjoining the Hemc-lryk section are eleven other sections, all taken up for th>! purpose of settlement by people from the old countly. Some of these settlers are expected iin the spring. On Thursday afternoon Lieutenant-Governor Bulyea decorated ex-staff sergeant Fraser, of the R. N. W. M. P., with an inqierial serv'ice metlal. one of the three presented this yoar to members and ex-members for distinguished service, Fraser joined the force in 1874. O. James who recently sold his ranch near here to John H&ward, left for Nan'ton, Alta., on Thursday morning, where he has purchased another ranch, with a ciirload of horses, cows and fowl. Mrs. James joined him Thursday night and Miss James left for the new houie Monday night. Mr. W, A. Buchanan, who is to take charge of the Herald, before ^ leaving St. Thomas, where ho wss j managing director of the Daily and ' Weekly �Jouraal, was tendered banquets by the citizens, the 25th Severaljihanges are takmg place years, left last night to accept the position of supervisor of the surgery in a large hospital in Detroit, Mich. HersuGcessor is Miss Jeffrey, of Toronto, who arrived Sunday. Misses Luudy and MuU-holland, graduates of Toronto general hospital have been added to the staff' of nurses, Three fine silver cups are dis-Ijlayed in the window of W.* J. Armstrong, jeweler. One is the Rooney cup which has been won from the Southern Alberta Baseball League by the Lethbridge team for two seasons. The second is the cap won by Jas. LiWngston at the Macleod Gim Club tournament for the championship of Southern Alberta, on July 1st last. The thii-d was awarded to Thos, Phair for tirst honors in the trap shooting at the Lethbridge fair this year. A sad occurrence happened on Friday morning last, when Alfred Zimani, dropped dead at the Convent school while playing with the other boys. Heart disease was the cause. This is the third child that Mr. and Mrs. Zimani have laid away from a similar complaint. One other died here and another in California. The funeral took placiB on Smiday to the local ceme-teiy. Albert was eleven years of aso, and was quite a favorite with iiis companions. Much sympathy is felt foi the parents in this their third bereavement. There has been considei-able talk around town lately to the effect that the building of a new opera house Tould be started shortly. The rumor is justisfied to a certain exlent, for the promoters got figures on a fine ojxira house and office building. However, as some of them have a large, amount of capital tied up in other enterprises nothing further will be done at present. The Herald has inside information, however, that the scheme has by no 'means fallen through. It is simply held in abeyance for the nonce, and will most probably materialize here before many-moons have passeti. The Chinook club has received another Bot of that beautiful Flemish oak furniture cpnsisting of writing table, deal table and several chairs. Thiij, added to the alrt'ady costly and handsome equipment, gives the club an appciarance of beauty and completeness that cannot be discounted in any city of twice the size in the west. One of the most modern English billiard tables will shortly be installed in the billiani room on the second floor, and Jthe elegant mantel, and firo- )lace in the reception be completed shortly. S|giment, of which he was quarter-; room wil thaster, and the Golf Club, of; The Steward, Mr. Murray, keepsj which he was secretary treasurer, this luxurious, ideal resort, in a Mrs. Buchanan will join Mr. spick and span condition, and it is Buchanan early in the new year. < a credit to this city or to any city. OLD SAGE : Is too busy Picture-framing and Map-mounting to bother about vriting ads.; but come and see the goods he has filled his elore with. SANl \ GLAUS A Clock should be in every room including kitchen. It needn't be a striking clock, if the noise is annoying -^though the soft booming of a rich cathKliil gong could hardly jar the most sensitive nerves. : : : : : But with a good clock in each room, meals are ayt to be onuine, the children get to school on time, folks need not be late at church for lack of knowing "what's o'clock," as the English say: and "company" can see when it's time for "him" to go-though it has happened that the hands ei the parlor clock have been set back. But then, everybody knows that parlor clocks are liable to vagaries at such times. : : : : : : Uthbridge R. A. Wright five: s"roRE:s: Fernie Medicine Hat Rosthcrn Prince Albert C. C. Wrtght A. M. Wright J-'. these days. He is bound to pass them once and offers bargains that should make warm buying. ,. . . .  .  . C. W. GRAY ^ THE HARDWARE MERCHANT TELEPHONE 66 FOR THE BEST SERVICE IN ---- - LETHBRIDGE STOP AT THE HOTEL DALLAS WE ARE ADVERTISED BY OUR SATISFIED FRIENDS THE HOTEL r MINDSOR � raxes, $1.00 per dav .A ooaveaient and cozjr resort. Oomfort, of gruepta Is attently ely looked after, an .1 one of the fow really good dollar porclftj^i; houses in Alberta. When in Lethbridge call at the Wlndeor; h. e:. m e:bach,:|: pro ;