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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta LETHBRIDGE HERALD ^ PRINTING CO., LTD. W. A. WCHaNAN, MiMgiH Director. W. JNrJIAN, Snat. tf J* Otaarttiwat. SaUflCRIPTION: In Advance 84.80 a year QtuatW   93.00 a year ADVERTISING. t�r Month  91.00 Per Inch sSfi - � . - ATTMCTING CATITAUSTS. hoards of Trades are doing won* Set* for their cities and towns, these day*, and our own aggregation of reproatntalive business men in no ex-captlon In that respect. Apprec.at -lag> the happy duly they must per* form, they already have cultivated a proper spirit which con mult only in Latfcbridgt's advance. They have among other things, boon insistent ib their effort* toward attracting  capital lor local investment, and will we trturi, continue the good work. Throughout the land, thousands haiN> lor years, read In their evening newspaper the news of wostorn pro  gresa, provided, them by Ok> associated Press1 telegraphic reports, and the name of our town has often ho th* name of our town has often head-ad Some astonishing loots tor re  fUctfve individuals. Thus the tele  graph haa become a valuable medium for advertising ell local*tl!s. our Dotard of Trad� might, therefore, make prontablo use ( that utility- the ottenor, the better. In the trade journals, such as llioso of the Shoe Manufacturer. Wool of the Shoe Manufacturer. Wool Denier, Knitting Companies, end Dtscu.t Manufacturer, much desirable material for perusal is found, and our tradesmen are certain to dis-covcr tiwreln announcements irom capitalistic prize* most desirable to this corporation. Ixnhbridge would profit appreciably were tt� resource* brought to the attention of intand -lag investors in the*.- journals. At Chattanooga, Term., is printed �tho Tradesman, representing busl  nem interests of tho South. where remarkable induwtr.nl uetivity haa recently arisen. Tho Tradesman make* a specialty of business and commercial ocwh of America, nnd gives much attention,to capRalliing. etc., of various enterprises, together with dvscript.ons of their lines of Industry, location, etc.. differing bow-aver from the character of Brad -�treels, or Dun's publications. Our Interests would be energetically ad- vanced if et sugar as an eye-opener to the student of possibilities of this sunny zone. Several Michigan capitalists, alert for opportunities and hearing of that arc already on the ground to formulate plans ior locating another sugar factory in the province, Calgary at present being considered the objective point of this enterprise. Sugar, hovever, is hut one of the good things that �o are sending away: meanwhile, we loyal Albertans nro using home-manufart ured sugar at our table, awl sending tlui balance to eastern. Oriental, ami other points. On the other hand, from tl*' Can* adian east we are ordering considerable ineichand se thot tdiould Iv produced at home. Farmers prefer low-priced goods and are not favorably disposed towards mall-order purchases. Ih-tallcrs furthermore do-sire increased, low-priced, assured sales. The farny?r is willing to haw biscuits on his table His fiimiiv needs hhacn, blankets, caps, hosiery, clothing nmi various woolUn or cotton lines. His good wife may want fruit, pickles nnd other cnni.sl gnnus she certainly will deman.l suit.-s. chairs, tables, carpets, crockery nnd glassware. HI.* children must have candy, books, wagons and sleds, lie will frown upon muddy roads nnd demand a telephone for up-to-the minute market reports, wh.lo motjrs, engines, harvesting machinery and ImpteitH-ntN win Income paramount These requirenvnts will call for industrial activity, incldi'ntally disclosing a lucrative field for the capitalist keen for the good thing Most important to All�rta in en-numerating them manutacturir.g pox-IsrbilUles is the knowledge that our ! farmers possess the raw materials for I their manufacture Thus, with in -jdustrles of tho above description tn operation. Alberta's progress will have Itoguc upon a firm basis, industrially, more esiveclntly if tho flrs*t established industries will cater to [present practical needs. Innumerable associated indtislries will, of course, le attracted to the locality, bringing with them additional thousands of employees' families to rear our cities and to create our markets- home markets. Ix'thbildtre, so advantageously situated on the prairie nnd but a few m.les from the fool-hills and the border, oilers unusual Inducements to capitalists. We are a terminal for American transcontinental railway connections, and a divisional C. 1\ point. Tho Great Northern's trans -continental vill soon >>e along, while a network of branch lines are pro  JeCted by tho C.P.R. awl by private promoters. Coal-min.ng, irrigation, canal systems and other gigantic enterprises are operated from this point. Gas is almost sure to be cooking our supper nnd heating out-boilers soon. Oriental markets, no small trade factor, are now �t htisy. No more inspiring slogan I than the Chieagoans could Ite retain-llt ii, simply, "I trill." handsimklng ubllltles. It Is Woilhy of note I ha t hardly any of the candidates elected In liethbHdgo last week can\-asscd a single vote. That might haw a capable leader, but if The Conservatives called for the election of their cand.date In Glei-ehen in Order that the Opposition i� ns it should be. Ashdowu's election a� Mayor of Wiimipeg by a huge majority p eves that the in-ople value th,; true vssful business man. L.thbridge should put forth evv.y legitimate etToit to secure, a trn'V-c Walsh had been elected they would haw. Interpreted his victory as a slap at the ttutherford go^nttuent. The l.ilwvals followed a proper course in fighfint? for the seat. In Ontario the inauguration oi �\ new city council is made a public niTalr to which all ctti�>�s are invlt- A LOCAL BUDGET. iM-.dge In conjunction with the \: P. j^j 'j-j,,, ncw ,mv,,. ,i0nv,.rs nn |,. ; II high level hridg". Its value to n,R,mi athiivss In which he out- the city at the present time would Kt as nec-esaary as it usee. Th; electors choose their representatives more on their real merit now, than or. their diss I of doubt uA to whether the coa tract for the bridge has tsvn aet  [unity let or not. On that polntrests |this city's present chances of getting the tnilllc altachm nt. If the contract has lnvn let lue eiiances t.re slim but It it hasn't the prospect Is muih lieHer. This month's issue of the Canadian Hallway and Shipping World contains �n tt�Mii that would lead one to Isdieve that the r.i'i  tract is still iinawiiixl .1. though its information was ob!a n will suffer if it tloeMi't Cot I he traflle bridge and he sayn the merchants ought to v hack up a conlribtKion if It will enable ihe tity in anyway to get the bridge. He Is prepared to put up his share. This Is apart from |any grant the city might make. Tho ' . -:-J . ...mi � .... - . .i---------. * Ihe Canadian Courier. th.eing discontented; and no one will allege thut he doe* not earn th' full nin ant a. TOOK HIS I .IF II. George Smith, employed nn a rnncha w\�r C'outts. was found den I In his bunk the other moniing with loutit His "muke up" as the apostle a bullet shot in his head and au 'of discontent is simply magnificent, .empty rifle at his nkto. A coinpoa-t'i'he pictures of Maxim Gorky look ton skiing ir.'tbe bunk ixmeath him jcheerfut by contrast, awl thoiv is 'did not hoar unv shot fired. It is no man in the country I would *>o � believed to Is? a case of suicide. The er have preach my funeral sermon. |mnn hud t�,cn drinking He would see. Hev. .1. A. Doyle, of Lummbn, Sask., has t>een appointed Bold rotary for Methodist Snblmlli schools and KpW'ortli Ix-ngues In the western provinces. Mrs. F. A. Wwltaee left last wrwk for Saskatoon to Join h-'r husband, who is now located in that c.ty, lining on 4lv� surveying stall of tin Grand Trunk l�aclflc. The eiigogoliK'iit is nnnouncivl of Miss Marjnrettn MeNnngbton, t'liii -ton. Out., to Mr. Sydney Jackson of lxthbridgo, AMa., tho marriage to lako place at Calgary on January :i.-Toronto Globe The east bound train on Frklay morning Inst was over eight houra lata, due to a freight Jump.ng the truck at. Maclood nnd blocking traffic. The AH. to 1. morning -rain was held ur.til the delayed vxpress arrived. Invitations are out for the wedding of Miss Fdith Jones, daughter of the Hov. Septimus Jones, tnts In The Hcrn'-d? If you haven't, now is the appointed time. Just � few days more for Christinas trading-and U had better he done this week. Accordu.g to Forecaster Hicks Christmas this year will w risht in the centre of a storm j" of the perturbation The tortn period ends ec. 27 An unexpected legal proctvdings took place at tho Chinook Club on Sunday afternoon. A number of legal lights, who were here In connection with court affairs, having learned that one of our local barristers had Uvn s.-oi. swinging his arms rhythiiutically and gently cooing, "Hock a Hye lluby," determined to summon him before them to ansve. for such unprofessional .conduct. The Cnse was tried under the s|Hsxly trials act and after the offender had pleaded guilty and iwked far the mercy *�i the court the judge decided to exercise his clemency in view of the j fact that it.was,a first offence. 'iVn of the carH occupied by thn men during the strike were pwrllc-ally riV-*�troyed by fire last week. Overheated Move? were the entim1, The Two Macs have n dai.d.v display of Christmas novel ties in thrfr show windows. ICnsy to select nuioo fMirtstmaa present from the goods on display. There was a ffood turnout at tho �ottage prayer meeting held at Auvos Harrison's last Friday evening. Another is to Ik? held �in Mrs. Ncdham's to-morrow overling. All will Im made welcome. On Friday last we. received �, call fi-om M,r. John Niven formerly of Ijethbiidge, who has come to mnk�' his home in Hod Ikvr. Mr. Nlven will enter ir.to partnership-with his broth Tin-law Mr. II. F.. Flay le near the Windsor Hotel and will In the* counv of a wrek or two comimcnco the business of an iron nnd brass moulder and finisher. Mr. Niven Is n practical workman and we heartily wish him every success.- Red IXvr News. Christmas services will be held In Wesley Church nevt Sunday. In aurcnson's division, wh.rh forin.>rly extemhsi only to embrace these coal districts, the need for more coal in his division Is-iiiK Very ^iwi;. The situnti�a has li.*!! Mini.'Whal relieved sine ill' ..trikes hm.' imled but fh�' sup-pl\ ,.- till ini iioiii siifliclent. The i\vuliir iii-eliiiK of th? I^igles was held hiM Tu.�.iay an I nt close was thromi o|vn to the memtows and friends, who enjoyed one of the b^^t wnokiTs e\-er held in Lnthbi'idge ami it Is the intention of those in chargo to refMNtt them occasionally A flrat-claas program was rendered, includ  Ing songs by Messrs. prince. Sullivan Murgatroyd, Appleby. Cook and! Wlkiman and a Scotch dance by Mr. Onmptetl. A number of tho select -ions were so well received as to neccs�:tatc encores, wmch were cheerfully giver.. The chair was taken by Mr. James Ashcroft. who kept his audience in good humor throughout. Mr. llennett acted ns accompanist. The proceedings were brought to a close Boon after midnight by singing tho National Anthem. Extraordinary Bargains for Christmas Shoppers! For the Weil-Dressed Man WB HAVE EVERYTHING THAT IS NIFTY IN NEW S1URTB AND TIES. MLK IIANDTbERCniEFH, FANCY HOSE. DLAOK CASHMKItK HOSK aUSPBNDERH. Silk Suspendora put op in a.nghi pain Jto box. Just the thing for a ChHatmaa Gift. Prioas 7.V. H 00 ana �12S. tkUlm bnavy twea naderwear 40c each dartta lh%vy wool fleece 70c each. Ocits heavy unsbrisikabio undervur. $1.00 and tl.ts. a'a heavy fur Haed c�p� $1.00. I'd Paraisn LonA caps from 94-30 to 0.00. f Clothing Department Our buyer leaves In two weeks (or the east to look attar now good*. For aha next two weeks wo give SO psreant discount oft all our tmnwa-ia stock on hand to cash buyers. THIS IS THE PLACE FOR CORRECT CLOTHING Ladies' Christ-. mas Neckwear 0Y EMPRESS This year ve have qulto excelled ourselves and h�vo tho nattiest goods ever shown in tho west Call and make selections. Prlous from 10c to ffi.00. WE PLEASE ALL. Bargains in Furs for Christmas TI1E BEST STOCK IN TOWN TO PICK FROM We are cutting deep into prices to clear-. Ladles Black Astracbun Jackets, worth Saa.OO. clearing at 83.100. Ladies Kloctrlc 8eal Jacket, worth $40.00. clearing at ......... 830.00. Ladies Oaporinea at $10, �19 acd S15 AstracU- Fur Kufls in Electric Seal, an, Sable and Ki>x Wo mvlt� all �o look through mammoth stock'. Wo have goods. our the NO. 04, LADIES LACE COSTUMES Mado from best Urussela n,t. With floeat. vul insertion and yoke. Silk Drop Skirt and Silk HUp Walat .......................... $35.00 NO. 03, LADIES LACE BALL COSTUME. Mads from heat Brussels not with fine val insertion and ailk diop skirt. Oaly.....................$18.00. NO. 80. LADIES LACE WAIST. Made from finest Val and clemey "French" laco. With aitk slip waist, trimmed with lace. Short sleeves. Prion ... $?.f>0 to $10. LADIES DLACK SILK SKIRTS. Accordian pleated from band to bottom. Pries $13.00 to 115.00. LADIES PANAMA SKIRTS: In Black, Blue. Green and Wlno. Pleated one inch wide from hip to bottom, and tailored At lor a Queen. Price ............... $10.00. LADIES BLACK DRESS SKIRTS. In Venetian and heavy ladlos cloth. Made in latest and beat possible taste and prices from $7.00 to $13.00. BARGAINS IS SKIRTS. Wo havo an aggregation' of some 84 Ladles Skirts, ranging in piico from $8.00 to $.Vft0. We of) r you your choice of tho lot for $8.00. Furniture for Christmas In this lino wo havo a completo stock from which you could pick mahy a nice and useful Chris* inns present. Ilsro are a few suggest! aus: Russian Leather 'arm chairs 915. Morris chairs in oak, with upholstering of ail colorings. Regular price $15.00. Next two wee** 813.00. Quarter cut oak rockers with leather, seats 84 , 8-1-50 and P5. Dresser and stand, regular price, $17.50, reduced price ... 815.00. This is a very pretty suite and is a groat bargain. Cheffoniers from $13. to 830.00. Sideboards 818, 830. 839. 830. Iron beds from 81.80 to $25 00. Wo havo everyth.ng in furniture und con give you the best .prtcea in Southern Alberta. Trunks, Suit Cases, Etc. Two carloads just arrived. In this lino we hnvo now ono of the best assortments in thu country. Largo sized, canvas covered square trunks at........................... 80-60. This is tbe best valuo over shown in town. Large size leather suit cases from 85 00 to 8H.00. Club bags and valises at all prices, accord ng to site. While our canvas telescopes are too cheap to mention, merely 60 rents �ad �p. �We invite inspection r Prices are Low. �. J. HILL