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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta If you want to make a Christmas Present that will please and gratify the a glance through our magnificent stock of Hardware and Furniture will settle the question for By way of suggestion we mention a few lines specially suitable for Gifts HARDWARE Skates Hockey Toy Guns Air 22 Pocket Carving FURNITURE Photo Framed Childrens Rockers Kindergariiu Ladies Writing Music Centre Morris Chairs Rockers STAFFORD LETO1SGE AND HER TREES Outsiders Notice Improvements Recently Taken The tree planting propositions one of the most discussed and most important in the and too much prominence cannot bo given to You hear the question brought up on tue in the business places and in the Is is a common thing to hear the merits ot the various species of plants discussed in the lobbies of t as regards their adapt ability to our soil and climate and frequently one good wife is heard to to her neighbor on the other side the fence that John allows he is going to set out a couple of trees next and well have a fine place here before it is indeed a good sign to see people taking an active along this line of notice the im and the other day a prominent Ontario in conversation with the Herald saiu that he bad taken a around the and it surprising the advancement that had taken place in the last two when he was here before for a few in the way of tree and mEPHONbMl ALL KINDS OF Fresh and Salt Meats PICHB MIRON shrubbery Beasle is an authority on the and gave it as his opinion that before ten years had passed the residential portion of the town would be a veritable garden of beautiful foli A FIERCE FIGHT Dog and Two Wolves have a Very Warm a new settler from was in from hip ranch about 30 miles on Monday for a stock of and while here told an exciting story of a fierce fight which occurred on his ranch between his collie dog and two fully grown It seems that pickings were ex ceedingly poor tor the wolvos about the tune of that spell of cold and and the animals became very bold and nosing arouirl the ranch even in broad daylight trying to get a chance at the tender deli cacies of choice beef One evening about two weeks sigD while McLeay and liis faithful collie wore returning to the shack they came in sight of a couple of hungry fully grown dog immediately for and the brutes turnwl and gave The was a vicious having no McLeayvery prudently kept out of the For a looked as if the wolves would get the best of but the dogs wonderful fight ing proclivities soon began to toll on one of the which rolled rlington GOOD ACCOMMODATION FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC EXCECLENT CUISINE BATHS HOT AND COLD WATER DAY LETHBRIDGE over with his throat horribly torn and bleeding a The other wolf seemed to lose heart after his companion had taken the count and it was not long before the brave canine had him and providing the home owners who in theluwiutime had progress 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 BURNS C WHOLESALE AND RETAIL I MEAT MERCHANTS LARGEST BUYERS AND SHIPPERS OF LIVE STOCK IN THE NORTHWEST LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA TELEPHONE 91 HEAD CALGARY kept up the same rate of they were showing at and carefully til tended to the growing He cited us instances of towns he had which were situated similar to where properties on which been planted commanded often twice as high a price as those devoid of such of is a well known but it is often anil should not be lost sight By a comparatively small outlay and a little work and attention even the smallest property owner can make his home who has had a long varied experience in tree and vine planting both in the east and in this advises for ornamental aud shade the planting of the with rock elm and ash in The maple is of a quick but its life is onjy about 15 The elm and ash are hardy old stayers who go over the century Planting for large with a prove most We hope the will con mue to realize the advantages of ree aud shrubbery and hat there will be a keen conipeti on for the Bowman md Herald view CUlii SIMMONS BENNETT Banisters LETEBRIDGE AND CARD5TON Lethbridge Southard Block Money to Lend on Town and Farm Property The Palace Stables Prop RIGS Drivers fcr pirt of the district FED AT EEASOK ABLE BATES PIONEER MEAT MARKET AT NUMBER THREE This market is equipped to meet the popular demand of the the FRED HOPKINS Hammond PKotograpKers To advertise fine and up todate give Free Sittings To all who call THIS No Money at the time of If you dont like them wheniinish dont pay xor HAMMOND BRIGHT and SPARKLING Wires for the elaborate banqnet oj Mmole famUy rcpait can be ordered from as with the certainly ihaitbc quality will be high and the price Our Foreign acd Domestic Wines nre gathered from the best growers and at are a few of the Interestingiieraa Im pnrterf ChampagnrvMoet and Chan PoTiery Mnmms Extra Wholesale Dealer in LIQUORS and CIGARS George Rogers LUMBER The Old Reliable Yard North of Freighf Widest Choice HighestGradest Lowest Prices ound a stout quickly put him out of Although a proud the collies condition was very He was lame aid bleeding from innumerable and as he lay panting after the McLeay feared his brave and loyal dumb friend was also going to pass in his but on examination the numerous and not of a very serious The dogs thick coat of long hair protected him greatly and doubtless saved his McLeay says the sight of this fierce fray was intense ly but that if he ever witnesses such a baftle he hopes it will be someone elses FRASER BOYS HONORED Cameron and Jesse Fraser Receive Farewell On unique presentation was niaidw to Cameron who for about seventeen years was a member of Knox church and if called upon could give many interesting remin iscences of the associations with the 130 past and present members and those connected with it as organists or When it became known that Fraser was leaving Lethbridge for Lacombe action was taken and every member as far as known was written with one whose address is The majority replied and letters are arriving at the the date of so that it would be safe to say that everyone responded to the request If space would allow for quotations from the letters received from Alaska to and Ed monton to telling of the happy days spent and stating that they are glad to know they are not forgotten and that they have had the opportunity of giving the old reliable a All of these have been enclosed with the address and forwarded to Fraser with the which is a very fine Durer selected by of the Turner Music Below is appended the address FnASJitt Dear Friend the four quarters of the your onetime fellow send As years have come and gone and new voices have joined in singing our anthems of we have not forgotten those whose tones mingled with ours in days goiie and in memory of thost old times we send you this tokei of our love and When the bow is drawn across the strings and you will hear the breath ings of friendship tender anc and as the sweet strains float ttlxnit you think of those who wish you a merry Christmas and a glad New Sigueii in Here follows the names of the 130 past and present members spoken oE abovewLich our limited ds JUST PLACED IN STOCK A FULL ASSORTMENT Christie Browns Biscuits and Including Fancy Biscuits and Plum Pudding in tins ALSO OAK OF Aimer Canned Goods and General StocK Complete in ATI Shorts and Chicken Rolled Che Bentley WHOLESALE AND RiiTAlL HEAT IS NECESSARY IN COLD We furnish economical heat as our stoves give the Maximum Heat for the Minimum Fuel WE CAN GROW FRUIT It is the impression in many and even by many people Living right in our midst chat fruit raisiug cannot be successfully con ducted in this This is by no means the In fact some of the finest fruit could wish to Eet was grown right in Leth bridge the past Although the industry has not been conduct ed on a large still the pos sibilities for the future have been positively proven by Father and Sherlock picked some of the finest apples ouo could to and his currant bushes were fairly Straw berries bore The raspberries did not do so well this these plants need greater Father VanTighem and Fairfield also raised these fruits with equal Plum and cherry are doing The late winter frosts are liable to affect the tenderer but with manuring anc careful attention it has been shown that this drawback can be over Of course the one thing necessary is protection from wind and the above gentlemen have re duced this difficulty to a Before many years this shoult be a great fruitgrowing and the farmers are already looking into the There is not the slightest reason why they shoulc not have some of the finest orchards in the Around Brandon this has become an important feature and the situation here is many times more favorable by reason o our more temperate With the matter of protection looked after the rest will be Extra PassengrTervice Between Calgary and with the first of the new year the will run an extra train daily on the south bnmcn between Calgary and Mac This will be run at a very convenient leaving Calgary at in the morning and reaching Macleod at rehun trip lommences at and the train eaches Calgary at 21 This nixed train will supply south country with a double sendee will facilitate business along ihat branch to the advantage of aoth this country and the inter venino EdwardsDennisBennett Libel Suit Tilings are warming up in the libel suit line at Denni sues and Edwards brings action against both Dennis anc The Herald Robert editor of tho has been charged Dennis with criminal libel The snit grows out of the publica tion by Edwards of criticisms of the official in last weeks which the latter claims to be SteamHeatingis our specialty Fat StocK Show for Breeders feeders in Alberta will be pleased to learn that another fat stock show will be held under the jojnt auspices of the Alberta Department of and the LiveStock The prize list has been revised somewhat and a fuller classification provided for fat animals of pure but in all other respects it is tue same as last The prize money otter ed is quite large and should be rui inducement to feeders to put up animals to Prices are of fered for purebred Polled and Galloways of all as well as a wide classification for all ages of grade and Liberal prizes are offered for both sheep and The carcass which were very in teresting last are being con tinued with large prizes for sheep and The show will be held at Calgary at the time of the annual Bull Sale in and the prize list will be issued short Pull particulars can be had from secetary Live Stock or the DANCEFOR JESSE FRASER Jesse who has also left for was tendered a fare well dance in Olivers hall on Fri day the 15th The dance was given at the instance the Fraser was an ardent and much respected The evening passed off most en joy ably to all of the fortycouple but many were the expressions of regret at the departure midst of suoh a popular young After an appetising supper had been dis on behalf of the presented Fraser with a solid gold locket and The doctor spoke very eloquently of the high character and good fellowship of the departs ing voicing the senti ments of all Fraser fittingly responded in a few well chosen words of e LetKbridge Hotel EstablisKed 1885 Proprietor The largest and best equipped hotel in Southern Alberta Department of Ed AT STI editor of th has instructed hi solicitor to commence proceedings against Dennis and Bennett for an alleged libel con tained in a communication in which Sheep in of Milk was in town on Gray is one of the largest sheep owners in this and by liis business ability is demonstrating what a practical sheep man do in Al berta in liis Speaking of the Gray said to a Her ald representive The sheep situation in Southern Alberta is very and I look to see prices better next spring than they have been for some The demand is strong and tho supply is I have about 4000 and I would not lislen to any offer of a head this Of course after lambing time when the wool has been shear ed and the lambs have been there may le a drop in the price of but sheep at this time in Southern Alberta are the real TheEraserboys have been in i Lethbridge since Cameron i went north to Lacombe a short j time ago to engage in Jesse left last night and will go into partnership with his brother where he will raise pure bred Herefords and other High Tribute to Alberta of the Chicago of board of who recently visited Winnipeg and who has been testing samples of westenr winter wheat says The samples of red and white winter wheat from have been submitted to our large to chief grain inspector the experts buyers ofour elevators and unofficially to the grain comit tee of our It was the judg ment of all that the wheat was ex ceptionally fine and would grade 1 an almost unknown Many were aware that the ex periments in growing winter variet ies of wheat had been made in the Canadian Northwest but few were ava re of the The samples excited a great deal of interest and several parties expressed a desire to own land producing such a quality of News The High RiverTimes publishes a report that for High will be ihe first speaker of the Alberta It is rumored that the Bank of and Bank oE Nova Scotia will open branches in High High is to be incorporated as a Mayor of has gone to Winnipeg to market a con signment of The little daughter of of got hold of some strychnine the other day HEADQUARTERS VOR COMMERCIAL MEN WHHN IN STOP AT THE BALMORAL HOTEL Neat fine dining room and best of goods at the bar PKOPRIETOU STOVES AT COST We will offer for 30 daysonly all HeAting Stoves at cost marked in plain Cold blast each PRESENTS Such as Silver Carvers in Skates and Silver Tea Kettles at Lowest Small 22 regular for SEE WINDOW DISPLAY AT Hardware Sheep raising is becoming oneand although she just of the profitable industries of this j her tongue to she was taken ill and the men who under with convulsions and Rivers It Will Pay You To See Our I successfully attempted to blackmail stand their business are makinghad a hard time saving the childs Stock Before Buying the and I j Houk is still selling the of WINES LIQUORS at the same stand What you buy there is al ways right and can be depended upon Houk Building Material We csn sopply you with Sashes and Window and Door Frames Bank and House FINISHED LUMBER INGS OF ALL KINDS Clear and common lumber onhandl Quotations promptly given on application CKANBRQok Door Factory ;