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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 21, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, December 21.1910. H IJ 1! XMAS GIFTS Express the Christmas Spirit in proportion to their appropriateness. Furniture, lifelong in its roll of frendshipV token, is the gift par excellence. There is so much in our store that will please, and best of all it is good Furniture, at very low prices. Let us show you how easy it is to give something of enduring use- fulness. For the balance of the week you cannot pay us reg- ular prices for our goods. Everything Reduced. For The Living Room Arm Rockers, in .quartered oak, Early English finish, leather, spring seat, a very comfortable rocker. Regular price 1.50. on sale at Arin Chairs, handsome quartered oak chairs in Early English finish, leather seat, a large roomy Repular price 1.75, on sale at A Convenient Desk, in mahogany, five small draw- ers, roomy writing shelf. Regular price on sale What finer ideas than a pretty Dressing Table? A beautiful Mahogany Table, regular price now A Princess Dresser, fine large oval mirror, mahog- any, regular now 'oomln The there are articles that will remind the recipient for years of the thoughtfulness of the giver. This store is splendid- ly ready to help you. It will make your Christmas buying a pleasure. Lethbridge's Greatest Home Furnishers 608 3rd Ave. S. Phone 625 ALL ALBERTA IN A PICTURE Seattle Man Makes Novel Proposition to Alberta's Publicity Department Edmonton. Dec. would you like to have hanging in your of- fice, a framed bird's eye view of Al- berta, with every city, town, village and settlement shown, with every ves- tage of color depicted naturally, just such a picture as you would see if you were able to climb a high pinnacle and see the whole province spread before your gaze. Such a thing transferred to the small area e? .a picture, say feet long, and S feel high, is noi only pos- sible, but that is a method by which J. A. Preston, af the firm of Kennedy Company, of Seattle, proposed as a novel scheme for publicity, to the pub- licity department of the Alberta gov- ernment. The scheme has cot been taken 'up by the government as yet, but the matter is under consideration. Preston, who is an arclfitect, 'has made a specialty of just such difficult feats as the transference of a bird's eye view of a city, or a state, or a province, with all natural to a picture, and he has succeeded mar- vellously well. He has recently made such a "picture of Prince Rupert for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway, for which he was paid about He is now engaged in. making a similar pic- ture of the state of Washington. He will make a picture of Alberta for He would require three months to complete the picture. WARN0CK FOR THE CABINET .Edmonton, Dec. are afloat in the city as to the possible! adduions to the Alberta cabinet in tiie very near future. One rumor isi to the effect that Dr. Warnock, Pinch- er Creek, and John A.' McDougall, of Edmonton, are to -be taken into the cabinet, and that one of these will receive the portfolio of municipal and telephone minister later. A denial of these rumors is given at the provincial buildings today, in spite of their persistency. Majority in Favor of Government by Elected Commission Medicine Hat, Dec. referen- dum vote -taken by the ratepayers last Monday, has been summed up by the city secretary-treasurer, A. K. Perry, the following being the result of the voting; In of a commission govern- ment for Medicine Opposed to a commission govern- ment for the city 124. In lavor of the' election of the com- missioners by the people 195. In favor of having the commission- ers appointed by the council, 65. In iavor of changing the name' of Medicine Hat 28. Opposed to changing the name, 351. This means that a majority of the ratepayers desire a commission for the city elected by the people, which is impossible- ,at present according to the charter; also that the name 01', Medicine Hat is good enough and no change is wanted by far the great- er number of the ratepayers. The most delicious of chocolate confections. They stand aldne in their smoothness, richness and unique flavor. insist on i34 I i CM O I VII I having COWAN'S. Name and design patented and registered. TSE COWAN CO. OMITTED. TCaONTO. COMMISSIONER COOMBS RETIRES Toronto, Dec. Coombs, for over six years at the head of the Salvation Ariay in Canada, has retired, and Commissioner David Kees of England will take his place, says Chief Secretary Henry w. .Mapp. .Commissioner Coombs has b'een in very unsatisfactory health for a con- siderable time. Commissioner Rees is not altogeth- er a stranger in Canada', having been tion Army for a short time many m command of the work of the Salva- years ago. He will arrive in Toronto about the middle of January. MEDICINE HAT A.ND LETHBRIDGE DEBATE Medic-ins Dec. sub- ject for the nest debate in. the Al- .berta-- Debating League series, has. been-sent and ac- cepted by the executive of the soc-j [iety last night: "Hesolved, that the] Kepublican. form of government as j existing in the United States is pre- ferable to the Monarchial form as ex- isting in Great Medicine i Hat "will the negative of this resolution- S. Bannan and D. W. were chosen to represent the local club. The'date-for the debate is January 13, at Lethbridge. STREET CAR R5CT :vi CASES IN COURT "Winnipeg, Dec. number of charges in connection with the street car troubles came before the police magistrate this morning. The prin- cipal charges were missle throwing and the of three cases one elected for jury trial and the two others were dis- missed. Two charges of .using abus- ive language were dismissed, as there is no service now on." the street where the language alleged has been used, since the -commencement of the strike. TO SPLIT KING'S VOTE S. "W. Tuclrwell, who was one of the defeated candidates in the recent" civic elections, declares to the Herald that if any of the present aldermen are un- seated and if by any chance D, King is put up as a candidate in the elec- tions that will follow, he (Tuckwell) certainly become a candidate with the express purpose of splitting the vote of Jlr. King. ONE MILLION IN BUSINESS BLOCKS Edmonton Expects Big In- vestments in That Line Next Year Edmonton, Dec 21. Big business' blocks to the value of close upon a KHihon, are projected to go up in the business portion of the city, ac- cording: to information has been gathered by ihe Edmonton Builders' Echange, and issued to the members in the shape of bulletins during the past few weeks.' Some of uiiese buildings are to go up on First street, and others close in on -Casper avenue It is expected that construction will be commenced on the majority or tliem early in the spring. On. First street, the. 'buildings pro- aie. Aaams Bros., wholesale saddlery buihlicg. five stories, 000. north-west corner First and Ath- atfasca. R. Tegler, six store- de- partmental store block, south-east corn-ex First and Eliza- beth. Crafts, Lee and Gallrnger, north-west corner-of First and Peace, five storey about. An Edmonton syndicate, ten storey block opposite King Edward hotel. j On Jasper avenue the blocks that) are prelected are the Masonic Tem- ple, corner Sixth and stories, Dr. McLean, reported build-i irig on tie corner oi Eighth and Jas-j per, six stories. P. MciS'anghton, apartment block, south-west corner. Ninth and Jasper, Hugh Mc- Donald, business block, corner Fourth and Jasper, S557000, Jackson Bros., I three stories, on Wm. "Sugarman pro-1 perfcy, Northern Investment agency, j business block on Kelly and Moore property, J. B. Mercer, five storey hotel, on .Grand Central1 propertv, This list does not -include the pro-' posed drill hall at and the land titles office, which the provincial government will probably undertake the next ytar. ENGINEERS In POLLOCK MAYOR OF IRVINE Irvine, Dec. th.e municipal elections in Irvine last Monday Mr. j "Bollock was elected Mayor by accla- I mation, owing to the act that the nomination paper of his opponent, Mr. Zaiser, had not been signed. PERMIT TO. BUILD A, R. Redsbaw, Seventh, avenue dwelling. 3500. LOCAL BUDGET Messrs. Smith, Kerry Chasce, the city's consulting engineers, have yes- terday and today been making tests of the new Worthiagton steam pump, the last of the new machinery to be installed in the new power and pump- ing station. The duty test was made yesterday, and the directTpressure fire test this morning. Both tests are be- lieved to be very favorable, the effi- ciency guaranteed being obtained, al- tnough some time must necessarily elapse before the figures are complet- ed, and the exact results known. With three streams being used in the fire pressure test this morning, a pressure of 225 pounds was obtained at the power station, and of 100 pounds at the hydrants. Dr. Nelson, dentist, of Cardston, spent today in the city on business. Berg. Eliingson, of Magrath, is a Lctlibriuge visitor tocay. I Camiie Lecnauce. a cardston man, was brought into the city last even- ing by Dr. E. Ardeil 'to undergo an operation at the hosnital. Mrs. Barclay and Mrs. Rasmunsen, oi Magrath, are in the city today making Christ-mas purchases. Mr. arid Mrs. J. Harper of Taber, spent yesterday afternoon in the city on business. Mr. Prousc is Taker's rising young lawyer. NO HOPE FOR SCHOONER St. John, Dec. hope of the small coal laden schooner, Laura C. Hall, has been ayutiuojitd irere. She is believed to have foundered on the Pollock Rip shoals. On board were Capt, J. H. Rockwell, Joseph Walsh and another St Johns man, George Smith, of Joggins, and a cook named "Walsh. MAKKETS WINNIPEG WHEAT Winnipeg. Dec. mar- ket today is: December, opened closed 90; May, opened closed July closed Cash close: Wneat, No. 1 Northern, No. 2 Northern, No. 3 Northern, Oats: No. 2 C. W. Barley: No. 3, 47: No. 4, rejected, reed, Flax, 1. n: v., 207. Grows Hair Abundantly This is an age of new discoveries. To grow hair after it has fallen out today is a reality. SALVIA, the Great.Hair Tonic .and. Dressing, will positively create a new growth of bair. If you want to have a beautiful head of hair, free from Dandruff, ,use SAL- VIA once a day and watch the results. known. SALVIA is guaranteed to stop fall- ing hair and restore the hair to its natural color. The greatest bair vigor Sold by. the Alberta Drug Co. You Will Find a Clean New Stock for Gift Selections at Roseborough's Newjeweby Store In the Royal Bank Building Corner of Redpath and Glyn Sts. See oiir "dainty Solid Gold Lace Pins at Scarf Pins. 14k. pearl set at Pine Enameled Sash Pins at Bargains like this in all lines. S. H. Roseborough Manufacturing Jeweler 03T" Household Furniture and Christ- mas China TO-MORROW THURSDAY .EVENING DEC. 22 commencing at 7 p.m., at the Wilson Furniture Co. Store, North Leth- bridge Early English rocker 1 surface oak Morris chair 1 dresser 2' washstands 1 sideboard 1 carpet square 2 4-hole cook stoves 1 drop head Singer sewing machine in perfect order. Kitchen chairs A quantity.of Flannelette Blankets Pillows Kitchen utensils Also a very large assortment of Christmas China, including dinner sets, tea sets, "berry sets and toilet sets. W.L.WILSON AUCTIONEER Phone 1023 .A SOUND INVESTMENT We have still a few lots left on the easy payment system. These are within 1-2 block of water service, and are sure to double in value in the spring. Prices from S125 to ?150 .each. ?10 down, monthly. NORTH LETHBBIBGE REALTY CO. WESTMINSTER ROAD. PHONE 536 AM ATEUR PHOTOGRAPHERS is the time to hav e your- BEST EILMS ENLAEGED EOE XMAS PRESENTS. British Colonial SHEPvLOCE BLDGK ;