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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LETH BRIDGE, ALiiKTA, DECIMItft 21, IMI. PAQI FIVI FIT- REFORM Alterations Made with Ease and Accuracy One of the great advantages of Fit-Reform is the that every Suit and Overcoat is ready to try on. Fit-Reform garments are so concluded that if ations should be necessary, they can be made quickly and exactly. Thus Fit-Reform assures an absolutely perfect fit to every man. And you have the Fit-Reform guarantee of "money back if satisfaction be not S. A. Veterans and Land Grant McKELVIE McGUIRE Sole Agents for Lethbricke. Claresholm Glaresholm, This bei-ig i. before Christmas a "cry large number of people -were in town and, the stores did good business... The car supply has Been much bet- ter of late which shows that the con- stant pin-pricking that the Q. P. 11. have been subjected to from this point has not vain. The av- erage supply of cars for Claresliolm has been about six per day for the last weeks and on Wednesday of this week twenty cars 'slipped into the side tracks. Consequently the circu- lation of greenbacks has been a little more plentiful. Despite what many may say as to times being about as hard as this time -last year they are far from 'being so. People are gen- rural telephone service of this dis- tions are much better. The churches which like all churches arc burdened with debt are beginning to talk about wiping off such debt; Only the other day the English church drew over in a" single evening's sale of work, while the Presbyterians Toronto, Dec. Dominion Government will be asked to extend the scope, of the Volunteer Bouixty_ Act, passed last session. Men who served in the South African war, but who, under the terms of the Act, are not to share in the land grants, have formed the Imperial South African Veterans' Association, tiie avowed object oi the association being to "seek to have the above Act extended so that all men of the -An- glo-Saxon race who took part in the South African war, and who are not entitled to participate in the land grant, and %vho vrcrc residing in Can- ada at the time the said Act came into force, shall be included in its provisions." A largely attended meeting of those interested in the movement was held Saturday evening in the Labor Tem- jple. At this meeting Shelford Grim- woody general secretary of the asso- explained the objects of .the association, giving the reasons why, in the opinion ef the veterans, the Bounty Act should.be broadened. One Great Empire. There are four principal "That all men who served with.the British forces in South Africa did hot serve any particular country, but one great Empire. "That it would be a gracious act on the part oi the Dominion Govern- ment, and which would be much ap- preciated by the Imperial Govern- ment, if the services of the men: who took part in that _great war, and "wlio since have come to.this land to make it their were recognized- by the extension of the Act as suggested. "That probably the whole of the men ixi this Dominion we are repre- senting, mid which number we rough- ly estimate at would take up the land grant, and there make their jhome, thus helping to "build up -a A performance of the ilikado by am great Dominion of the -men ateurs is on the tapis for this winter j Of whom any country might be proud. Uglund, and Mrs. TJgland, has had the break her -collar bone through an "accident while scampering around with, playmates. J. A. Smith, auctioneer, who is leaving for the States, is selling out. There-is likely to be a revival of hockey here soon find there are three and is being enthusiastically taken up. Raymond Raymond, Dec. biles filled with landseekers went through. Raymond today. In the' course of a week or so there an6 'That no country could desire a better class .of settlers than the men who in time of peril and disaster re- sponded to their country's call, and who would today, if necessary, be to respond again." Wantto Settle. will be roller, skating in. the new opera house. The pleasure loving public is very glad of this. There will be a special memorial service in honor of the Mormon Pro- phet Joseph Smith tomorrow morn- ing under the auspices of the D. S. Sunday School at 10 o'clock. Among are expecting to wipe off their items will be ing debt completely soon. Anticipating the government phones some members of our rural barbed- wirw lines are beginning to get impa- tient with these lines and to kick, but they may just as well stay with their own line until such time as the Government have time to take up the eural telephone service of this dis- trict. There is still a .vacancy on our council caused by the resignation from the council of Mayor Frost, which will be filled up shortly though whether there will -be a contest re- mains to bo seen. The Calgary papers contained the statement that P. Terway "of Claros- holm" had been professionalized. Ter- way long ago left Claresholm, his pretentions to being a runner not be- ing according to our knowledge. C. W. Kenna having gone into part- nership with Art Thompson, in. the Cay ley Hotel, has resigned the posi- tion of Deputy Sheriff here which has been taken up by Freeman Anderson. Our supply of water is likely to be much improved ere long. May Ugland the daughter of L. H. 3 dotes concerning the sayings of, or extracts concerning the life of Joseph. Smith. Mrs. Johnson, who was baptized by Joseph Smith, will make some re- marks. December 23rd is the Dirth- clay of Joseph Smith and the il'or- mon people will celebrate un birth day. The Polmotier Sisters' concert, giv- en last evening in the Assotnuly 311 all, was the best which has l-een played in .Raymond for some time. .It was well attended and has .left a grand Impression on the Raymond people. Mr. S. F. Kimball has engngwl a room in the rear o? >'.he rceeting house where he will teach i-eumanship He will give a four-iaonlhs' course and will hold a class twice a week. He wishes all who :rre inter- ested to be at the Mating1 House this evening. A, M. town. Mr. Whitney, representing th'i Xorth West Jobbing Co., Lath) 'ridge, is in town. Mr.' Telloch, of Stirling, is .in town. The Raymond Dramatic Co. played "Confusion" at Stirling last eveiiing- Association was' formed just a month ago. Already applications for membership have exceeded and it is expected that Jay the end of the year the total will havejeached 4.- 000. Circulars have been distributed containing a schedule of questions, the answers to which show that, of the number 91 per cent; would settle on the land if they got it, eight per cent., are doubtful, and one per cent, would not settle. Valuable in War Time. It. is urged that, in' the absence of a reserve force, the presence of the veterans, able to instruct and com- mand untrained soldiers, would go far toward overcoming difficulties likely to arise in a case of emergency. Members of Parliament have been asked for their and have without exception, promised it, and the Canadian Veterans' Associations are lending their help.- Heppler of Cardston J.s in EASY SENTENCES. Harrisburg, Pa., Dec. H. Sanderson, contractor for -the State Capitol; ex-Auditor-General M. P. Snyder, ex-State Treasurer W. L. Mathies, and ex-Superintendent of Public Grounds and Buildings James M. Shumaker, convicted, of conspira- cy to defraut the State, in.the first of the tases growing out of the Capi- tol scandal, were today sentenced to two years in the and fine and costs. Entire change of pictures at the Lyceum. Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points of Dally Herald Market Place Wkci you hive to sell or to >ltcc it if this colm. If you wait use this coiuM. 25c iittrtitu torJI SITUATIONS VACANT girl for housework. Apply Mrs. John A. Sil- Ver, Baroness Road. 8-6 It's RICH, CLEAR COLOR, fresh FRAGRANCE and DELICIOUS FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one yet? Lady to do light book- keeping to start Jan. 1st. Apply Chow Sam Co. 4-0 SYNOPIli OF COAL MINING RIG ULATlONt Coal coining righta of the. Dominion in ManitoX' the Yukon Territory; the North-Weal Territories and British may be for term of twenty-one years at an annual rental oi fl au general acre. Not more thau acres will be to one applicant. Application lor a lease must made to the Agent "or Sub-Agent ol SITUATIONS WANTED Ram Lai's Tea is Sold onJy in Lethbridge by THE BENTLEY CO. LTD RESPECTABLE person wants day work, washing or cleaning. Address Box 470, Postoffice, Lethbridge. 5-6 HIT wiht every one that appreciates de- licious bottled beer. The nursing mother, the tired father, and every- one that is. feeling out of sorts and needs bracing up, feel the benefits from Lethbridge beer. Don't neglect to have a case in your house. It is aii appetizer .before meals, and a soother at bedtime. LETHBRIDGE BREWINGS MALTING COMPANY, Ltd CIVIC EMPLOYEES AND "lour Lord Mayor's Son wasv off when he was talking about the doc- tors and civic 'remarked a well known civic employee tc the Herald this morning. "In the first ce the plan proposed has not been adopted by the Council. Again, it is trut; that a great majority of the men, in signing the petition, favored Dr. Memburn as their doctor. No influence was used to get them to favor-any doctor. They were left to make their own choice. The proposi- tion was .inspired by a desire to se- cure as- reasonable a charge as possi- ble for medical attendance upon the families of civic The Herald was shown a copy of the petition, and it found Dr. Mew- burn's name opposite signature. nearly every TOOK HER TICKETS AWAY London, Out., Dec. Do- minion government authorities have been asked to take up the case of Annie Egplletin, deaf and dumb girl of this city who was stopped at Port Huron, Mich., on Thursday afternoon while on the way to visit friends in Chicago. Miss Egelletin's ticket and letters were taken from her by government officers and she was told that she could not enter the United States. The affair has been., reported to Washington. Turpin's Xmas Suggestions Here is a list that will make Christmas Shopping easier for China Cabinets Rocking Chairs Brass Beds 5 o'clock Tea Tables Wardrobes Dresser Tables Sideboards Centre Tables Taborettes Jardinieres Buffets Parlor Suites r- HalT Racks Book Cases Cheffoniers Dining Sets Kitchen Cabinets Extension Tables Medicine Cabinets Couches Screens Ladies' Secrataries Sewing Machines CU. CIJ. every day in the year and will be appreciated for years to THE HOME MAKERS In replying to ads in -this jfc column kindly follow instruc. tion stated in the ad. The jfc Herald cannot give, any- addi- JL tional information regarding the matter or the advertiser. LAND FOR SALE FOR African veteran scrip, cheap. K. V. Gibbons, Ott Block. 288-0 FOR African and half- breed scrip for sale; prices right; im- mediate delivery; security guaranteed. Apply J. McGovern, Windsor Hotel, or P.O. 6-6 on Coutts St., close to school, at each; 1-3 cash, bal- FURNITURE FOR SALE. FURNITURE FOR of all modern 7-roomed cottage for sale. Substantial .weathered oak, nearly-new; Must dispose of at- once. A bargain. House may be rented- Apply: Box. Herald Office. 8-6 ance easy. Block: H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. 6-0 FOR lots in Bl. E-, west of Westminster Road; each; payments spread over. 20 months. The H. Macbeth Agency, P.O. Block. 9-0 FOR SALE OR EXCHANGE SCAVENGING. Anyone desiring -scavenging done or closets cleaned, apply at Police Sta- FOR SALE OR a working a good organ. Apply to John Taylor, Hick Hardware Co. 7-6 tion. 99-26 A YOUNGSTER'S CAPTURE Thirteen Year Old Got Eagle a Large Bald Spokane, 'Wash.. Dec. Harris, 13 years of age, is the hero of. the ranchers in the Clear Lake district, 20 miles west of: Spokane, today, and he is proud oi the hon- or. He captured the largest bald eagle ever seen in this part of the Northwest in a steel trap used for coyotes on the bank of Clear Lake, and as soon as the bird recovers from its injuries the youngster will send, it to President Roosevelt as a New Year's gift. One of the eagle's feet was caught in the trap, and when the boy attempted to bind its wing there was a lively struggle. The bird sunk its talons into Jimmie's but the boy was game, walking nearly a mile to his home, where "he was released. The eagle has a spread of wings of eight feet and is in good condition, barring the scratches it sustained while endeavoring to free itself from the jaws of the trap. It has been sent to Spokane for treat- ment at the bird house in Manito FOR of black driving horses and one bay. saddle horse; a snap at owner leaving country. Apply Manager Hudson's Bay Co. 8-6 ARTICLES FOR SALE FOR Whaley Royce best make slide trombone, new condition. down, balance installments. Address Box X, Herald Office. 97-0 BOARD. or first-class boarding house. Apply 416 Round St. 7-6 TO RENT. TO on Courtland St.; per month; immediate posses- sion. The H. Macbeth Agency. 8-0 FIVE-ROOMED house for rent, on Torrance Ave., North Ward; large yard for garden and chickens. W. R. Dobbin. 7-6 the district in which the rights ap- plied for are situated. in surveyed territory the., must be described by or U- gal subdivisions of sections, and in unaurveyed territory the tract appli- ed for shall be staked cut. Each application must be Accom- panied by a lee of which will refunded if the rights applied fot are not available but not "otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the iiiine at the of five cente per ton. Every of coal ininiag which are not being, operated shall furaish the district Agent of Domiit ion Lands with a, sworn statement to that effect at least oace ia each year. The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working oi the mine at the rate of an acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary ol the Department of the Interior, Ot-' tawa; or any' Agent or Sub-Agent oi Dominion Lands. W, W. CORY, Oepnty. Minister .of the. Interior publication ol this advertisement will not be tor. SYNOPSIS OF. CANADIAN NORTH- WEST LAND REGULATIONS Any person who is the sole head t! a family, or any male over 18 years .'d, may homestead a quarter-section or available Dominion land in Mani- toba, Sas; itche-wan or Alberta, i'he applicant must appear in person at the Dominion Lands Agency or Sub Agency for the -district. Entry bj proxy may be made at any agency on certain conditions, .by father, daughter, brotner or a La ter. of intending homesteader. months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in each TO furnished room, suit- able for one or two gentlemen.. Ap- AN OLD CODGER DANCES. Oakland, Cal., Dec. a bene- fit dance tendered him last night in this city, Goddard E. Diamond, 113 years, led the grand march with Miss Mary Monteith. who is 100 years his junior. You certainly do hear good music at the Lvceum. Fresh Supply of Furniture arriving Tuesday. Get In on the bargains. Must realize a little money for Xmas Large Supply of Toys still on hand KUM KUM KUM Frank Waddington TELEPHONE: 2 e i 410 ROUND STREET M.P. Barracks. Park, where the keeper said the bird I "Ply 1246 Bornpag St., east of R.N.W. will be sent to "Washington in a few days with the compliments of Jim- mie Harris. ROOMS TO of three years. A homesteader may live within nine miles of Ms home- stead on a farm of at least. 80 solely owned and occupied by him or by his father, mother; son, daughter, brother or sister. In certain .districts a homesteader 6-6 or without! board. Apply Mrs. R. Adam, near j in good standing may pre-empt a Bartiett and Fisher Sts. 7-6 i quarter-section alongside his home- j stead. Price per acre. Duties. reside six months in each of six years from date of homestead entry (including the time required to earn homestead patent) and cultivate fifty acres extra A homesteader who has exhausted his hoaiestead right and cannot ob- tain a pre-emption may take a pur- ROOM WANTED. young man, furnished room, with private family. Apply Box T. 9-0 POULTRY FOR SALE. FOR pure bred white Wy-indotte hens; great winter laying strain. Apply Box 152M, Herald Of-1 cbased homestead in certain districta. nce- j Price per acre. reside six mouths in each of three years, cultivate fifty acres and erect a house worth W. W. CORY, Deputy of the Minister of the Interior. publication ol this advertisement will not be paid settler's car, on Saturday night, a small black and white collie dog, with reddish nose. Answers 'o the name of "Sport." Finder suitably (rewarded by leaving with John Tay-i lor at Hick Hardware Co. 3-0 rn Re- roan cow, branded on right ribs; horse on it. ward of for recovery; person find- ing put it in Furman's barn; last time seen in south rosei'Vaiion. Write Box 593, City. 9-6 ARTICLES FOR SALE. FOR coat, .in good i condition; medium size, mi lining I Persian Jamb collar; bargain. Ap-i ply Box 151M, Herald Office. S-31 PONY EXPRESS. If you wish your parcels, trunks, j or baggage delivered quickly, ring I up Ed. Phone No. 302. Of-' fice in McKoown Hardware Co. 4-26 DRAYING Western. Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PH ONE: 63 ESTABLISHED 1364. Merchants Bank of HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid-up Reserve and Undivided Profits.............. Accounts of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers Solicited Drafts Money Orders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department Lethbridge Branch: CoalJale Block, Redpath St. TO f HE PUBLIC f We have bought out the Star Transfer Co.'Draying outfit, and are prepared to execute all orders for DRAYING promptly satisfactorily. Coal delivered promptly. on delivery. J I J. S. Phillips A. L Fatteson Phone 70 Office in Nelson Gow's Store ;