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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 20, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta -Have just received several more large shipments of- Including 350 boxes California Evaporated Fruits, 250 cases Evaporated Apples, 100 cases Red Feather Tomatoes, 60 cases New Pack Salmon, Valencia, Seeded and Table Raisins, Curicants. Peels, Shelled Almonds and Walnuts, Figs, Christie Brown & Co/s Biscuits and Confectionery, including Macaroons, Ginger Wafers, etc., Oka, Stilton, Rocquefort, Imperial and Ontario Cheese, Peanut Butter, Ontario Apples, etc. S P E C I M L. 365 cases Alvinston Corn, at $2.50 per case. $2.40 in S-case lots, new pack, excellent quality. 45 sets English Toilet Ware, printed and gilt, from $2.50 to $18 per set. New designs and excellent values. Boots and Shoes, Clothing. Gents' Furnishings. Ladies' Wear, Dry Goods, Carpets, Linoleums, Etc. Inspection invited. Letter orders receive careful attention. Prompt deliveiy. Wholesale and Retail. Telephone 33, Lethbridgre, Alta. GOSSIP OF GROWING TABER FROM THE herald's reporter  CIcM BiU of Health. PRAISED MR. KING On Thursday cvoning last a public meeting of iho ratepayers of the villiige was hold"*!!! Iho Miner's l.'n-ion Hall to discuss iho chair nnri 'jriefly outlined the objcois of the niiot�ting and a general discusiihon cnKiicil. QiKhop U. A. Van Orinan-;jroposod that the uiwliiig favored incorporation and that a conimit't.co Nhould Iw fonned to go 'juto tho matter, find out the h-ga} position of tJie town and tho ways and �i�viis of securing incorporation. .1. il. WaHon seconded 'the niot on, which waj> carried"Ijy a large majority. Messrs. V'anOrman. Qubcll and Wilcox were elected,us tho conututtco to iuvL-stigato. The meeting ithf^n adjourned. On Monday evening a social was hcM in the 'Presbyterian Church to celebrate the first nnnivcrsary of its opening In Taber. A largo i;a.(ticriflg was present nnd spett a very enjoy -able evening. A small programme of music was rendered consisting nt songs by Moosr,s- Veale and'tJ. Wc�t' lake, Beadings by Key. J. n. Hunro, riauo solos and organ solns by Mr. Coombs �nd*a �quartette by Messrs. Standerwick, C(>mt)A, Vealc and Dr. lAng. Oramophono selections were also given during the evening by .Mr. Wostlakc. A good lunch was afterwards provided by tho ladies, and the pro -ccedingfl wound up with the sing'.ng oi rsod Save the King. glisJi Church circle*. Mr. oHition on tlio staff of the IXiugltts Co. fiiim I�e will open a Chinese laundry in tho b�iild.ng situatu between the- �lrng stoixj and Mr. Jlobbs pool room. Mr. An^^t^JW Jlogn'ar. is starting to build his store on Hough Streelwhcn lle*^vill open up business. Mr. Thomas rowoll will build a ro.'^idenio on Second Strci�t. south at once. Messrs I>cpcw"and Vealc have started on thcfir contract to bulUl Mr. Charlton Dixon's new restidencc. Mr. Sagie's new Stationery Store is now-^pcn. and ho is carrying a good line of ^oods. Dr. C-arai>t)cll pmsonti-cl th^' in�lical health olliccr's report to the city council on ifonday night. The city was consraHilatvd on rm- dean bill of ilealih. It. wa.s suggested lliat steps be talin to enforce a. vigoroii.s .caveiifiiiig .system. The necessity of ja .suitttblu isolation hospital wa.s also urgod. The number of infectious diseases during the year wore as fol-lowa: J)i|>htl)orJa 2, .scarlet fever 1, typhoid lover eight of which woi^ from outside points. Tuberculosis, ; 9, six being from ouis.de. Tlieix" was or.o death from tyj>hoiil and three from tuberculosis. Mr. F. R. Daviesi paid a business visit to Mcdicin� Hait oa Friday last. air. b. M. St�wart.\|>ookkeeper at the Chance mine visltiad Lethbrldge for the week end. Mr. W. A. Aubin was in Lethbridjte on Sunday and Monday )a�t. Jt�v. David Jones will conduct'^ho Knglish Church service on Sunday morning next ot 11 a.m. in the Presbyterian Church. A nuMtlng ot the Board of Trade was hcM on Tuesday cvionlng in the Cousins Hall. 'I'hey 'heW*�i wry short sitting as the witvd filled the hall with smoke, which was not con-duc.vo to gOD�d. Oil Thursday evening last an opon mw^linj; was hjld in tho Labor Temple, when addresses were given by cK-lagatos from the difTeroiit unions. A good sized audience was present and evidently enjoyed the speeches. In speaking of the settlcmont of the local strike Mr. Patterson, IntemaiL-ionol Representative, pafd a tribute to the gowl work done by McK men, jand at the samo time just and dis-i criminating ir.- his appreciation oi the issues at stak�!. The L'nion of-_ iiccrs had entcrot place bis previous action in a far more favorable light. Tho Nanaimo case was one in Avhich the L'oion had felt tliat Mr. Ki7>g had given them nhard Ideal. Uut explanation!! had been niArle which gave rcasoii to bolievis that hi; hail done the best that was fjossible for a,l parties c6ncern4: in the recent local y would otherwise have done, out of consideration for the suffering humanity in Saska/tchewan and o1s!ndocople. If will win I hem inan.v friends. Compul -sory arbitration was dlacusscoth corporations and unions would l-e more careful about prccip-itoitins strikes and lockouts if they knev that 'tboir differences would bo settled summarily by compulsory ar-b.tration. They would piwfcr in most cases to settle them amicably. The Jieccswi'ty of having ropresen -tatiN-cs ot l^bor in rtarliament was .strongly ad^'ance.i. Thorn is nodoubt that a step in that direction will be taken. The meeting was enthusiastic and tha speeches both In sw�^ject matter and form would have don-j cKA'it to ony platform. Tho union is certainly developing a talent^or ptiblic speaking, and evidently considerable reading and study has been griven to ei'onomlc r|iuefttions. 11 t Renew your Subscription to The / Lethbridge Herald. ;