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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta POUR LITHiRIDGE, ALTA., MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, XmasWeek Bargains sod Co. Store California Navels, extra fine color and o vnn vet anvwhere. sizes 112s 90t' j n to 250s. Per case, or from 2oc to oOc per dose. Extra fine stock, from 20c to 35c perdoz. JAPANESE ORANGES -All resorted, guaranteed No.l. Per box 1 Washington stock, any variety. For this week only per New Walnuts, Almonds, Filberts and Peanuts at per 20c Special Prices on Everything for this Week It will pay you to buy your Christmas Goods from us We have the finest assortment of goodi in Lethbridge TEe GOOD CO. The Up-to-Date Grocers A Great Throng Of Will Ask the Grand People To See Big Fight TEN THOUSAND TICKETS SOLD FOR BURNS-JOHNSTON SCRAP. Sydney, X. S. W.. Dec. my Canadian heavyweight I pugilist, and Jack Johnson, the Am- BARRHiLL FARMERS WANT A RAILROAD AS SOON AS POS- SIBLE. 1. Dec, railroad meet- ing was held at the Barrhill post of- fice on Thursday. 17th December at erican colored pugilist, who are to j half past seven, the genial postnias- fight here on Saturday next for the ter> Wintcri giving the use of I heavyweight championship of the j nis house for the occasion. The meet world, are both in the pink oC condi- j ing was u-ell attended by the farmers i tion. Hard work has umatis them fit j of neighborhood. I for a, long and hard battle tund al- j was Oiectcd president and though the odds favor Burns, prob- Bemungfield. secretary. Five can I abb' because of his recent signal vie- vagsers werc appointed to obtain ac- tories over both of the Australian curate information from everyone, at j fighters, Johnson already has many j preswlt' resident in tho district as to i supporters, and will not be without j tjie of grain prepared for seed i a big bunch of money behind him when he enters the arena. Burns is j quartered at Darling Point, and has j placed himself entirely in. the hands i of the skillful trainer Kee'e, with O'Donnell, the Australian iniddle- weight champion as sparring partner. Johnson is at a seaside su- j burbr Jack Mullins is his trainer', j j Lang, who Burns beat eo; appointed to j handily in Melbourne last September' j has been doing his best for the past i week to give Johnson points on Burns' style of fighting. Several oth- er pugs have been assisting in this ing in 1909. The canvassers appointed were Ed- ward Johnston. Roy Haney, Ola Ol- son, John Wintori and Charles Good, j who will -canvass the part of town-' I ship 12-; Kange 19, which lies on the west side of the Little Bow River and which is included in the Barrhill town Three delegates meet representa- tives of the other townships, namely, i John 2S'ale, John Watchman and Roy j Haney. I The. meeting was a lively one from start to finish and expressed the feel- o task and Johnson has been putting in j jng of exasperation felt by the farm, the hardest kind of work with the erg who have to haul their grain to j gloves and on the road. Both have market for a distance of over thirty been given training exhibitions twice, miles; the prevailing sentiment of the j a week at the Stadium and the crowd of people have been watching the fight meeting was that their petition way the Trunk Pacific railroad oScials u_v Fie Lwlr Tn f.hi j men have been enabled to gather in a j Rutherford, and a motion lot of money, a portion of which they j carried to that effect. Our new store is j ast complete! in time for'Christ- mas. We will be able to show our patrons the lar- gest and best assorted stock ever shown in this city. Our Prime Steer Beef and other Fresh Meats are unexcelled in quality. We have taken special care to assort our poultry. We also have a full liae of Delicacies, such as Oysters, Crabs, Shrimps-Lobsters, California Celery and a large variety of UTesh and Smoked Fish. "G-ive us a call and we will do our utmost to satisfy you. Piche (EL Miron intend to place on their chances. The public betting is five to four and al- ready a large amoimt has tccn put in the holders at these figures. It is expected that twenty thousand people will see the fight, ten thousand tickets having already been sold. As yet no referee has been selected, but it is believed a good man will be found in a day or two. When the final count of the referee at Rushcutters' Bay. Sydney, Austra- They survey of the C.P.R- running through the western portion of-town- ship 12, Range 20, was referred to as a sure thing and the road should be as it would be to the benefit of the C.P.R. to put it through, so as to" mate tha irrigation scheme on the the south side of the Big Bow River success, but as .there was quite a difference between a survey and an ac- complished railroad, the quickest way., to induce the C.P.R. to op- v.-- w i ilia, next -Saturday morning proclaimsj Cations would balto interest another Tommy Burns or Jack Johnson the road to go through the district, j world's champion heavy weight pugi- which would cause competition and I list, the adherents of the fighting j tbe of reducing freight i game of North America, Europe and rates. Australia will have finally settled for themselves the much mooted question j i of which is the better man. Since J- J. Jeffries retired and Burns definite- Saturday, Dec. 19. The market counts for more as an institution as the weeks go by. This morning both the supply and the de- mand were.greater than ever before. Next week the market will be open on Thursday instead of Saturday, to jive the citizens an opportunity to secure a supply of produce for Xmas. The following prices prevailed this Turkeys, per Ib............. 25c Chickens, per Ib............. I8c Eggs, per dozen............ 60c Butter, per Ib............. 30c Mutton, per Ib............ 15c Lamb, per 18c Pork, per Ib................ 13c Potatoes, per cwt. ONTARIO'S GOVERNOR BEREAVED, flung his banner to the breeze and Toronto, Dec. 16.-Word was re- nounced that he would defend the I ceiyed this morning of the deadi of i title against all comers, barring col-1 Gordon Gibson, a son of i j V-L. prnor J M Gibson, who died last i RimriFT i ored, Johnson has-' camped on his i Clliui A LOCAL BUDGET Colorado Spnng, where ne Cox Son have opened a j draw ;olor mtle had gone for the benefit of lias health. I i ount of. public sympathy has sided j and the Misses Hemple of Win- i with the black man. Despite the cla- F. H. dairy business in the city. is making a visit to the city. Geo J Brvan. master-of the Nor- i mal "Calgary, and proprietor i TO GO OVER THE FALLS. of the Block, week end in the city. Townsend canie in from Stir- ling yesterday and is here today on business. 0. D. Paddock, the college boy dancer, at the Lyceum tonight. He is there with the goods. Coal Delivered Anywhere in TownCO.D. All kinds of Draying and Contract Work executed with despatch Hayr Transfer Co. SING UP 180 PLEASE PAY WHAT YOU OWE ON SUBSCRIPTION THE DATE ON YOUR PAPER WILL TELL YOU nipeg are visiting friends in the city, i mor nowever, Burns persistently re- Walter Guthrie is visiting here from i fused to accede Johnson's demand for j Coleman, Dec. Bremner of Medicine Hat. a. fight and went his_ way picking tip Edmonton has been in Coleman for R. Conquergood from Grassy Lake j money purses against second and the past few days. Mr. Bremner AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAt third rate fighters. spent the Niagara Hotelkeeper to Make Trip in i built and for a long time was owner I of the building occupied by Messrs. Clayton Morrison. 1 A. C. Flummerfelt and H. N. Galer, president and vice-president of the In- THE FURTHEST NORTH SCHOOL, little school house in tbe Prairie Edmonton, Dec. JEtver settlement, wh-ere tbere is an Landing can no longer lay claim to the distinction of being the furthest north school on the American conti- organized school, with Public School Board officers, a: good roomy scbool building., well equipped, and-possess- nent. The palm' now goes to the ing an excellent teacher. BITS OF WESTERN NEWS. A Methodist church is to be built at Hosmer. F. D. Thompson, C.P.E. operator at Hosmer, has been appointed agent at Hillcrest. ternational Goal Coke Co., arrived in town this morning. j Messrs. Graham and Dunlop, who i i a Rubber Ball. .Niagara Falls, Dec. Lf-ach, proprietor of the new hotel at -v, the hockey practice Friday announced his intention have been proprietors of the Pacific some fifteen members of the club turn- i of going over the Horseshoe Palls in I Hotel for the past two months have, ed up and made a vcrv Uvelv hour of j June next in a rubber ball. There i dissolved partnership. Hoht. Dunlop it. The team expects to be in good I will be two balls, one within the continues and has leased the hotel tor shape for Christmas day. j other. The outer ball will be thirteen J S. Lawrence, who for manv i feet in diameter, and the inner _ years was C.P.R.'superintendent on j hi which Leach will hazard his life' nebec was reproduced at the Coleman j the Medicine Hat division, has now! eleven feet in diameter. The inner Opera House on Tuesday evening. A left the company's service, and is at j ball will be held in, position by four j -fair sized audience was in attendance, present travelling with rence in the South. Mrs. Law- j spiral steel springs, and sufficient o-ygfin pumped into it to give him a year. The play known as "Along the Ken- Messrs Lewis and Falconer have ad- vertisements out announcing that they Stgrforfl-Aqnew The private car of the new super- j a bare chance for life ii anythin intendent of this division was here j wrong. Saturday, bringing C. S, Mahru-g for some time a most popular mem-! SALE OF THE EYE OPENER. ber of the C.P.R. staff at Brandon, on j Toronto, Dec. the publisher ed that it will succeed. a visit of inspection over his new dis- j of the Calgary Eye Opener does not j The Coleman Hockey Club gave will start a gymnasium class in the i store room of the Pacific Hotel on I Tuesday evening next. This is some- j thing new for Coleman and it is hop- j JLJST REICEIIVEID sv EIXPRBSS A FEW ASBESTOS FELT COVERED TABLE MATS trict. Mr. Maharg was a prominent stand by his original agreement to citizen of will be sauchl sell to union newsboys only the mem- missed at that point, showing, as he j bers of the Toronto Newsboys' Local did, a. keen interest in municipal j Union, No. 16, will not sell the paper, affairs. i This was the decision reached last night by the union at a meeting held Come early to the Lyceum tonight, at the Labor Temple. ______i Hurst presided. President John The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET Lots North of the Railroad and West of Westminster 'H. FROM EACH OUT -OF DEBT NEXT YEAR. Dawson, Dec.. J. T. Lithgow states that the entire debt of the municipality of Dawson will be Coal Coke Company's stock as an smoker last night at the opera house A 'good programme of vocal and: instrumental music was been arranged for in addition to a variety of other amusing features. The Coleman team will play this year in a league which embraces the prin- cipal towns in East and West Koot- enay. Messrs. Sharp and Irvine of Spo- kane and Nelson are very loud in praise of the McGillivray Creek Round, 4z in. a ti ti 10c each ISc 25c wiped out this month, and the city investment. They cite the fact that should have no further occasion to i a jew years ago they advised their get into debt. When the city incor- j ciients to buy International stock when that company was started and which turned out to be a splendid in- poration was dissolved, in September, 1904, the debt was something like The debt has been gradual- ly reduced each year. Oval, 82 in. x 5 in. 15c 11 in. x 6 in. 25c 14 in. x 8iin. 40c a it it Also a few Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each T7 A Q V X One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum llberti lillwiy lid Irrigation Co, (Lmd Lethbritige, Alta. A SUNDAY AFTERNOON PAPER. Baltimore, Dec. Sunday afternoon issue of the Baltimore News appeared today, and was the first reg- ular Sunday afternoon edition of any paper to be printed in the city. It appeared in 16-page form, and is identical in appearance with the reg- ular week day edition. vestment for many. Doubtless the Creek Company has a EASTERN CANADIAN EXCUR- SIONS Extra Tourist Car Service In connection with the Eastern Canadian Excursions, the Canadian Pacific Railway Company will oper- ate the following tourist car service from Kootenay Landing to Toronto direct, to attached to train No. 214 leaving Kootenay Ldg. on Dec. 1st, 8th, 16th and '20th. For reserva- tions in these nearest agent. cars apply to your 298-13 McGillivray rosy future. J. F. Povah left on Thursday for Spokane where he will attend a meet- ing of the directors of the McGilli- vray' Creek Coal Coke Company at jjjeotin" the officers of the com- pany will be elected. The Institutional Church Sunday School aro criving their annual Christ mas entertainment at the church on Wednesday evening next. All arc cor- dially invited to attend. Messrs. Clayton and Morrison are advertising a fancy dress carnival to bo hold at the rink on Tuesday even- ing1, 29th inst. Colcman band will be in attendance and prizes given for the best costumes. The Depot Moss which suffered a temporary break-up, has started ag- ain with a larger number of boarders than ever. Tho boys say its just like homo except that mother is not pre- restrain at times. THESE WILL PROTECT YOUR HANDSOME DINING TABLE FROM HOT DISHES 1 Also a Dozen Special Malet Hockey Sticks at 75c SKHlord Aqnew Co. 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