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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta lEe Lethbridg VOLUME t LliTUBRIDGE, ALBEBTA. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER XMAS. AND NEW YEAR. 1905^ ONCE more the Holiday Season will Booti be here, and the Company are better pr simred for it than ever with full stock of the freshest and purest Groceries. Our Liquor Hampers, as usual, will be of the best, the renowned "Hudson's Bay Quality."' Wishing all our friends and customers "A MERRY CHRISTMAS AND A HAPPY NEW YEAR." HAMPElf NO. J-$3 00 1 doz. Oranges 6 lb. Apples. 1 lb. Table Raisins 1 box Bon Bons 1 lb. Mixed. Nuts 1 lb. Fancy Mixed Biscuits 1 tin of Plum Pudding 1 botlle Native Port 1 bottle H. B. C. 7-year-old Rye. HAMPER NO. 2-$5 00 1 bottle Port Wine 1 tottle Sherry Wine 1 bottle H. B. C. 7-year-old Rye 1 bottle Pale Brandy 1 bottle Rum 1 bottle J. Dniwar's 8'^cotch 3 bofties Beer IIAMPLK NO. ;J -$10 00 1 bottle H. B. C. 7-year-old Rye 1 bottle Pale Brandy 1 bottle Pale Siierry 1 bottle Old-Port 1 bottle J. Dewar's Scotch 1 Ivottle Sir .J. Powers' IrisJi G bottles Lager 1 bottle Rum 1 bottle Blackberry Wine 1 box Imperial Cigars, (25) HUDSON'S BAY CO. IT'S TRUTH Advertising Pays-The best Ad He also laid stress on the advantages that would accrue to the town, when the divisional quarters of the C. P. R. were estab-"islied here. The council gave permission to the C. P. R. to lay poles to their down-town office. The hospital authorities will be asked to accept Sandquist patients on the same conditions as town patients. The 0. P. R. will pay for the sewer and water connections from the corner of Glynn and Baroness streets to the depot. The fire, water and light committee will deal with an account of the Bell Telephone Co. for the maintainance of a switch to sound larms in the firemen's homes. The chairman ri this committee was nstructed to arrange for horses for the hcyse wagon. The new arc lights will be locat- GUARD HOIKE WEDDING Mitchell Gets Three Months in the Barracks-There Marries Girl He Eloped With a.9 folloTO: QnJ?.Qiiiid^istjw.t Afc ! intersection of Baroness, Ford, (Klpath and Duiferin; on Baroness at the intersection of Glynn, Smith and the Macleod road; on edpath. at the intersection of Crabb and Glynn, and at the crrner of Ford and Smith. The following accounts were passed subject to approval by the iiairman of the committees: Chas. aley, $75; Mrs. Long, $26; Enterprise-Lumber Co., $299.95; Electric Co., $221.80 and $51.16, and various small accounts. PINCHER CREEK MURDER Man Taken From Train at the Hat Victim of Knock-out Drops. Medicine Hat, Dec. 15.-The coroner's jury in connection with he death of Wm. Behnke of Pinoher Creek, who died in the General hospital Nov. 18th, heard Dr. Smyth, the coroner, read a report today from Charlton, the government analyist at Regina, conveying the startling information liat chloral hydrate, a deadly poison, had been found in considerable quantities in the stomach contents and urine of the dead man. The station master who put him on the train, and the boarding house proprietor, Beraatz, gave evidence but threw no light. This poison is commonly known as knock-out droijs. When Behnke reached the hospital he carried the same amoimt of money as when he left home, $1,300. Investigation adjourned for more information. Mitchell, the man who wrote the worthless checks, and Miss Burrows, the infatuated youag lady j who eloped with him,-havt; at hist come to a halt with about eiiougii adventure and romance mixed up in their prematiire honeymoon to last them the rest of their lives. In our last issue we reported that Mitchell and Miss Burrows wore registered as iuim anil w'-.'iv n'. a Macleod hotel, after btj\iii;- elijpe i. Tije pair were brought hm-k loLtti.-bridge Friday iiight laat from Cowley by the mounted jiolicc. Mitchell was broui;ht before iVingis trates Begin fiiid HuuipliricH on Saturday on th vbe olia>.� o f o I )1. a i11 ing gopds under false pretences The charges were ijreforitd by W Henderson, Dr. Cragg and Joe Fong, respectively. Milcliell took bis position pretty hard and broke down and wept.; He was sentenc-ed to three months' imprisonment in the barracks on each charge, the sentence's to run concurrently. Miss Burrows is a yoxmg girl of about seventeen and after the trying experienies she had gone through was bo agitated that she told tne magistrates that she and Mitchell had been married on the train between Lethbridge and Macleod, but that she did not know who the preacher was, and that she had lost the liceuHe.. However, everything was set right abput nooiVpn Monday, when Rev. Hugiisonmarried the couijle in the court house at the barracks in the presence of the girl's parents and the magistrates. POST OFFi^ ROBBERY The Taber Post, Office Broken Into on Monday Night. A special news message reached the Herald today of a bold robbery that took place at Taber early Tuesday morning. The postofhce was broken into by crooks and tlie place looted of'all it contained in the way of stamps, money and The extent of the loss is not known at the present time, but the case is being worked \vp by the mounted police officials. of Lethbridge is the manner in which our gigantic clearing sale is spoken by the people of this town. And .such it is without mistake. People have come for dozens of mi]e.s to attend this great affair and have gone home more than pleased with their trip and purchases. What stronger evidence or what greater arguments can we cite tlian these ? . ' Iii'cinjunction with our gigantic reduction tialc wc herewith present a few suggestions in the way of sensible, seasonable and inexpen.sive Christmas gifts. Como in today, or.tomorrow, or any day before Christmaa, (the earlier tlie better) and see our grand display of useful preseutfi. **Qive him a Tie" and you will please him mightily especially if it be a "SOUTHARD" Tie. we have an elegant array of Bows, Ascots, English Squares, Puff^, Knots-beautifully made of the finest Imported Sill all the swellcst $1.50 and $2,00. Us, m combinations. Prices 25c, 35, 50, 75, LOO, 1 25 Our Elegant Hdkfs. make Flite Christmas Gifts. All the prettiest efiects for men and boys. Pure linen and silk, some with initials 25c. 40, 50, 60, 75 and $1.00. SELUNG INDIAN LIQUOR i ____ Penalty for Selling Booze to Noble Red Man. On Friday last Harry Bishop was brought before Superintendent Begin and Insijector Belcber chained with selling liquor to Indians. He was found guiltjr and sentenced to six months' imprisonment in the barracks here. 51 Swell Holiday Suspenders Only the neat.ost patterns and at the lowest m What could be more appropriate than some fancy hosiery ? We have many styles aufl only at the lowest prices. Special Notice.. This will be the Banner Week of our Big Clearing Sale, and j'ou are blind to your own interest if you don't get some of the bargain*. Its just like handing you money, and no one ."KICKINQ** except our competitors SUGAR FACTORY CLOSED DOWN Sue- Petty Cases in Court. Chief Justice Meredith, of Toronto, is opposed to the bringing of small cases to the Supreme Court, contending that it is an oiftragous thing and almost a scandatto bring a suit involving $250 into high court, and spend over $400 in doing so. He says that the supreme court is not. intended for these little cases. At the last session of the supreme Couit lielct in Macleod, we heard the remark made that the time of the court was being taken up with frivolous cases which should never have been brought into court. We were in attendonce it the court a part of the time and could see ourselvi's there was much truth in the contention made. What Judge Harvey thought we cannot say but .judging from the bored expression on his face he also was of the siinie opinion as the general public-Macleod Advance. DR. P. W. TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE Office-Orer Ott't Barber Shop Hours-10:30 to 12:00 noon; 3:00 to 5:00 p. m. ; 7:00 tu 8:30 p. m Office Night Bell and Talephone At Raymond After a Very cessful Season. Mr. Williams, superintendent of the beet sugar factory at Raymond was a caller at the Herald palace yesterday. He says that the factory there has.practically closed down, only repair work now going on. The company has had a very successful season, everything considered. The fall frosts were more severe this year than for any year within the recollection of the "oldest inhabitant," and -^did a little damage to the beets. But, withal, the season juat eloped has been a very satisfactory one to the promoters of Southern Alberta's great industry. Over 18,000 tons of beets were handled, and these produced 4,630,000 pounds of sugar. Mr. Wiliiams has every confidence in the section down there and tlie prospects of the country in general.  Social Function Madame Begin gave a very enjoyable euchre parly to a number of her young frifnds on Wednesday evening last, in lienor of her guest, Miss Gigot, of Nelson. At the conclusion of play Miss Addie Belcher secured iirst honors for the ladies; Miss Agnew taking the "lone hand" prize, while for the gentlemen Mr. Altert Ives tied with Mr. E. V'rooman for first place-Mr. Vrooman eventually winning on the cut. Mr. Clancy was the recipient of the second prize. The dainty supjjer following was not tlie least delightfid feature of the evening. An excellent program of songs, instrumental music, etc., was then rendered, prolonging the merry-making into the small hours; the happy gathering finally dispersing about half past one. KEAN'S -FOK- lilgh Class Confectionery Try some of our Glace Fruit and Nut Candy, Malaga Grapes, Pears, Oranges and Snow Apples A VAKIETY OF Choice Apples BY THE BOX J. W. Kean & Co C. B. BOWMAN Real Estate and Insurance Agent MONEY TO LOAN Marriage Licenses Issued OFFICE: FIRE HALL ADD'N \V" St of I'lr^- Ottii i: le Canadian Bank of Commerce HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000 Reserve Fund, $4,500,000 HON. GEO. A. COX, l-TeslJent E. WAL.KBR, Gbu'I Manaijrr ALEX. LAIUD, As.-.t. Gea'l Manager If your're on tlie W^ W. and someone says. "Have something,' alwiiys domand a . "Lethbridge Belle." It's a good smoke, and it s home manufacture. ' 6tf 135 BRANCHEIS IN CA:NADA AN[> TllJi I NITED STATES A general Banking Bnsiness transacted. Accouts may be opened and con-ducted by mail with all branches of this Bank. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT. Deposits of $1 and upwards received, ahd interest allowed at current rates. Interest added to the deposit twice in each year, at the end of Hay and ^overaber. The depositor Is iubject to no delay whatever in the withdrawal of wliole or any portion of the deposit, Lethbridge, (Alta.,) Branch C G. K. NOURSE, - MANAGER Central Boot & Shoe Store W. T. HENSON. PKOP. Lethbridge, Alta. James Macdonalf ARCHITECT Southard Block: Redpiith Street LETHBRIDGE. ALTA. ;