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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta hold the key to the gift problem when anything for Udiet or children it desired. Our ttock of for girlt and bojrtia complete. Our of Xmae GcocU {or it sure DECE.V.3EH 24, PAQC THREE. Uttnctto for lias Oar Store contains Urge assortment of orierit- il art Goodi. >ppors will find in it ap- pro mate and artistic presents in novelties, silk goods and Japanese ware. See our toys for children. Chow Sam Co. A SALE OF GIN. Occupies Attention of Marine ConimiMion. Ottawa, Dec. Mr. Jitttice Gas- sei's "commission put in 'another strenuous day, and hopes to wiodup the investigation some time on Wed- nesday; A feature of the afternoon Camion was the re-examinatioh of CoV. Gour- deaii, former Deputy Minister of the Stirling, Dec. ishase it a hard race. Dr. Killer drove to Lethbridge tlie other day. An urgent call came lor him R few minuses after his departure, Charlie {Vatkini? mounted a hone, used his spurs, and tried to cfttch the doctor. Th j doctor wfti juit unhitching at the sable in Lethbridge when Charlie galloped up. The doctor invent aoine ays- tern of wireless telephone to attach to rig. Mr.. Geo. Gygl, oi Spring Coulee, was in town on Friday last, Our line five-room echoolhouae was built from brick made by Mr. Gygi here a few years ago. was making enquir- ies regarding the prospects for start- ing a brickyard in Stirling. He was much eircoumged, for gevertil said] that they.would purchase brick for the erection, of buildings. The comedy "Confusion" w is play- ed here by the Raymond Home Dra- matic Club to a large and rppreciia- tive audience. Mr. Turpin Youxig has a home in Stirling, where he intends to reside, The lei't some real life Xmas at some of the Stirling homes THE THATEN DUO Nek "AcUr's Flirtation." A Big Double Bill 1. Oaioiv Fiend 2, Etglioh Man in the Harem 3. Ostrich Farm at Nice fc Bellringer's Daughter and Dreams of Yon" 25c Cottiflms Pefforauet at 7.30 I Nigh-class Vavtaille WILL DEVERT GRAIN TO PACIFIC Marine Department, who called WOULD-BE SUICIDE SANG-FROM PULPIT Rtv. A. J. Vining Called on Pym in a London fustd Offer of London, Ont., Dec. calling Chas. fcym, a young man who had attempted suicide a few days before to the pulpit and having him sing a song, the Bev. A. J. Vining, a Bap- tiet minister, formerly of has stirred up a great deal of com- ment. Rev. Mr. Vining -was speak- ing last Sunday on discouragements, and drew a picture of the young man thrown out of employment; becom- ing discouraged, and to end his own life hy. taking chloro- form. He pointed the way" higher Power which gives strength to the weak, and then called upon Pyra, if he wera in the. congregation, to come forward and that the people .muat know he wag now strong, while he had been Pym came forward to. the platform and in his beautiful tenor voice sang: "Though I Have Wandered Far Away." Ever sir.ce his attempted 'suicide some of managers of London amiwemeiJ.t houses have attempted to secure the young man, whc? has one of the best tenor, voices in. the city, to sing from their stages; They were unsuccessful, but the minister succeeded. upon to explain a large number ol matters which tlie couMQi for the committee regarded as smpicious; Gourdeau denied that was anything- wrong about a "certain sale of .gin he made to Wm. (Junningham; of Ottawa, .shortly after ,the death oi Mr. Pref dntaine, a Jorraer Minister He said the purchase had been made in an irregular manner, and when; the Public Accounts Committee got busy with Marine Dr spartment mat- ters, he had decided, in order to pro- tect the name of the Minister, to sell the gin and return money to the Receiver-General. j LAND RUSH AT MOOSEJAW. Moosejaw, Do- minion Land Office staC established a world's record here yesterday when, as a result of a ijtremious day's work, they received sue hundred entries for homeftsads and pre-emptions in the Moose jaw distort. RAYMOND NOTES Raymond, Dec. Cantata given, at the Presbyterian church last evening was very successful, owing to Mr. Baker's careful trawling. Al- though many more chairs were brought in, many had- to stand, it was so crowded; The church was Mies. AdaJCol- lett, Mise Ada Mateon, -Mr. Haze and Mr. Amos. After the program a large offering was taken up. Aa there was not .for ,Santa: Claus' reindeer and shigh, he failed to ap- pear. Mr. Alvin Amoe. was substi- tuted and distributed the presents oft-the tree, t'ae candy and oranges. A beautiful silver .tea set, a silvw platter and 'i hand painted, china plate were pvesented Rev. and Mrs: Cameron from the congregation.- Miss Cald'jr has savered her con- nection with the scitool. She left evening for her Lome in Manitoba. Dr. ond Mrs: Am'os went to 'Leth- bridge today oh b'isiness. Mr. Harvey of the Government Telephone company of Calgarjf, was in town yesterday, inspecting the Telephone. Central. Miss'Susan Witbeck is back in the Di-ug Storei; after several weeks' ab- sence on account of illness. _ Miss Phyllis. has accepted a "position si clerk in the "Mercantile during .the Christmas sale. Mr. and Mrs. Maes and iamily re- turned to Warner Monday evening to their home.; Today the last day of school un- til; after the A large box of" chemical apparatus arrived this .'morning for the anl VII chemistry class. last week. A football game was on the grounds in front of. the school on Sat- urday afternoon. It was a contest between the town and the fchool.but was won by ;the latter. Football Club contemplates reorganizing soon Jor the season of 1909. There vras a good turnout at-ths band practice last Saturday night. A business meeting was held and plans made for the winter. Tho next piac held at the home of Mr W. T. Ogdea, on Saturday evemng, Dr. Kielor made a business trip to Warner, last Saturday. Mr. Scott, of New Dayton, was in town the other day on r business. Mr. R. A. Davis, thf; enterprising has his shop decorated for the Xmas trade. Mr. N. Nelson -drove a large load of land seekers.out the other day to view some of the sui rounding coun- try. A large number from Raymond and other points west boarded the Great Northern train here last Saturday morning. They were going South to spend the Xmas 'holidays at Salt Lake City. A Christmas tree festival will be held on the evening of Dec. 24th in the meeting houue. Jos. Gordon hits returned to spend Xir.as at Stirling. cf Grand Trunk Pa- cHic, W.'ll do This With Low One Engine for Over the Rockies Haul Expoett to Have Line Open to Prince Rupert in of I9t! to Oritnt. Montreal, Dec. an inter- view C. M. Hayes, President of the Grand Trunk Pacific, which is fminced by in London and Speyer Brothers in. New Yo'irk, gives-ah .account of his ob- servations during a Unr of inspec- tion which' took him vo Prince Ru- peit, the-; western tennnal of the nevp Canadian line. In answer to questions, Mr. Hay- Oanadian voter has replied to them. Tlit Dominion Government is, as you know, our partner in the enterprise, and to denounce a minister for reck- less extravagance is all right and pro- per from the viewpoint of an opposi- tion. But our expenditures have not been excessive, nor beyond the mea- sure of our obligations to the govern- ment and the community. "Bear in mind, please, that rail- roads are not now built, as the ear- lier transcontinental roads were builr, up hill, dc-vn dale, or an un-! ballasted roadbed of mud. Such un- economic methods" were permissable when there was a mere handful of ranchmen and trappers to serve, and when the promoters' objective was Emission 15c AND 25c THEATRE ferfofiH ces STRICTLY UNION THEATRE es said: Mr. R. D. MILLIARD Presents MISS MIG- NONNE PHILIPS CO. in their Repertoire Burlesque............................Uncle Tom's Cabin Comedy............................The Model Husband 4 Complete Changes This Week inilPUT first Performance The Adventuress fUflllieil. 2nd How Dutc'hy Became an Actor first of all to earn the land grant indeed, I on which they issued their bonds. Tht; various tire in good spiiits arid "well abreast of their dat- es. Indeed, the financial disaster in York a year ago as for us a in disguise. Large numbers of menT have come ndrt'a seeking work. Labor is and is productive, lower wages. Al- What we require today, and what the travelling public pieans to have, is a first class roadbed with such low gradient and mild curvatures that our trains can be run at high speed with perfect safety. "We carry our road from Winnipeg O. D. PADDOG K The King of Dancers A Dumb Hero Latest Moving Pictures over the Rockies to Prince Rupert reaiy our trains' are rumung "regu--, with a maximum gradient of 21 feet to the mile going west and 26 to the mile going east. The immense econ- omy in hauling freight with gradi- ents is remarkable, as railway men must' recognize. We shall be able to haul two thousand tons of freight into Prince Rupert from Winnipeg b'ehiud a single engine. "Or the seven great railroad sys- wluV-h today cross the Rockies Mr. R. D. HitHard presents Kits A LONG TRIP. Toronto, Dec. Colville, 6 years old, came alone from Wmni- 7peg on a tmin .His father missed the'first section of the train at Win- nipeg, arrmng here on the second section, thrfie hours after the young- ster. over the section 660 miles of Winnipeg vinto Alborta. The neu'ly-arrived -settlers have harvest- ed a great both quality greater still vor the it is bringing. At our Pacific tei Prince :Rupert, from which I returned this week, good progress is being made the gradiig of thjj first, hundred miles I seij no. reason .to doubt that by the autumn of 1911 coir first train will_ brsak through to tide water, pasting from the Atlantic, to the Pacific." High Cost -''and Low Grades. Asked 'aoout alleged "generous on rthe road, Mr. ;i jr'A number of- amiable and flib (jehtlemtjn hiihtiag seats Do- minion Parliajnent have been tal kin j' i about the matter on the. Don't Forget we are Giving You Something New Every Nif ht WE HAVE GOOD MUSIC Great Northern 116 50 572 Northern Pacific 116 50 572 Union Pacific 116 50 572 Sante Ee 185 76 376 Canadian Pacific ..237 96 298 "In other words, the same engine could haul up the maximum grade of the Grand Trunk Pacific nearly four times mere freight in a train ,han either the Great- Northern, Nor- thern Pacific, or Union Pacific, over and reach the Pacific, the "Union Pa- .grades of HB eastbound and 105 westbound comes nearest to us. I will tabulate for you the grades of our six competitors and the dy- namics of an engine on each. Tractive Gross Resist- capa- ance in city, of Max. Pounds- Engine Railroad Grade Per Ton In Tons Grand Trunk Pa 26 14 2041 Tonight, first performance Lyceum, Mignonne and Co. in their wondtrful skatch "The ance, "How at the Lyceum tonight. Actor. "The second perform- Dutchy Became ati For Sale-Coal Mine Machinery 6 Boilers, 150 h.p., 125 lb. Corking pressure 2 Second-hand Return tubular Boilers, 60 lb. working pressure 2 Ingersoll-Sergeant Class A Straight Line Air Compressors 1 4 Wheel Saddle Tank Steam Locomotive, 42 in. gauge 3 Lidgerwood Electric Mine Hoists. 75 4 Jeffrey Electric Locomotives, 36 in gauge 1 Aldnch Portable Electric Mine Pump, W inr gauge 1000 Hadfieid Manganese Steel Mine Car Wheels, 18 in. diameter 10 Tons 2i in. Square Soft Steel, new, suitable for making mine axles All the above equipment in good workable condition and offered for immediate shipment, subject to prior sale. Owing to above machinery haTing been re- placed by larger equipment, we are prepared to make it to your adrantage to investigate fully before pur- chasing elsewhere. Full particulars upon applica- tion to The Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. Ltd. J. B. TURNEY. Purchasing Agent Fernie, B.C. Sensible and Serviceable Xmas Presents FOR THE FAMILY Lamps Hinging Lamps Hnl! Lamps Lamps Reading Lamps We have a beautiful display in this department, stocked for the holiday trade. For Father or Brother A Safety Razor The Ever Ready The Gillette The Star Griffin Cutlery A fine of this A wide range to Mlect from. of our Pocket KnivM just thing to please that boy. We have just a and beautiful ttock cf CUT GLASS. goods will interest pricw arc sure to. can supply you with the 5KATES and HOCKEY STICKS. Marked at Holiday season Bathroom Fixtures PROMPTED by the rapid- ly increasing demand for Bath Room received a very beautiful line of new and artistic covering a wide range of prices. The Fixtures are of the finest, most durable nickle plate, and such tbat you could nc-t but be interested m their beauty and utility. It be a pleasure to liave you call and ex- amine them we ether you are an intending pur- chaser or not. ive times more than c-an bs hauled on the Canadian Pacific. These are very remarkable figures I am aWare, and I accept the responsibility for putting them on record. You can read in these figures the reason for our so-called generous expenditures. The interest on the cost of such a line will be returned to us ten times over in the economy of operations and in the increased safety of. our 'passen- eers. expect that dur easy gradients which are due not only or chiefly to our generous expenditure, but- to our possession of the Yellow Head Pass through the Rockies, will in a few years., twist around a great por- tion of the wheat export trade of tish Empire. So at least a friend of mine assures me, who has recently seen both. He even gives the palm to Prince Rupert. Our route cute off to the Far 560 miles from New York, compared with San Francisco route, and the saving of two or three days will often decide the choice. The climate of the place is neither hot in summer nor cold in the mercury rare- ly, if ever, goes to zero. We shall sell the lown site of Prince Rupert to the public next Spring, probably in May. We own three-quarters and the Gov- ernment of British Columbia one- quarter. "Already there are a couple of very comfortable hotels, a weekly news- paper, The Empire, and some two thousand people. I believe that town will iu its early and rapid growth outstrip anything thus far on the Pacific. It is a back door to a great continent. Vancouver, to rock its cradle had people, Prince Rupert has Today Can- ada's people instead of- emigrating across the southern border are be- ing received by daily additions from C. GRKY LETHBRIDGE, ALTA the Northwest, and with the open- ing of the Panama Uanal in 1914, send wheat to Europe Get alone to Asia) by way of the Pacific." Mr. Hayes proceeded: Divert Wheat Traffic to Pacific "At present the wheat crop is either hurried to the ports on the j Great-Lakes, Duluth, Fort William, and Chicago during the few weeks TSetween threshing and closing of lake navigation in November, or it is held up for six months in elevators! at a considerable cost, or again, if if is carried through to the eastern seaboard in winter, when the St. Lawrence route is closed by ice the long haul heavy snows makes the operation difficult, costly, and even disastrous both to the rail- way and to the farmer. "Westbound from Saskatchewan and Alberta to Prince Rupert, the grades are easy; there Js very little snow in winter, so that -when the Panama Canal opens in six years I look to see Prince Ruperi one of the very best grain ports of the world. I have more than once ventured prediction that in my lifetime we shall haul to the Pacific as much grain as we shall haul to the Atlantic." Mr. Hayes declares that this diver- sion of traffic would not seriously diminish the earnings of the Eastern division of the Grand Trunk.'1 "The volume of said he, cat of the new Northwest, if we may judge from the -way set- tlors are already swarming in, will throw far more business upon our existing lines than they can possibly handle. The present cultivated area is but six million a mere patch this, on a farm of thrc-e hundred mil- lion acres. As yet wo have but scratched the surface. We shall re- quire very shortly to do -what the Canadian Pacific is already doing in 'Manitoba, that is, double track our nxu! to onabte us to handle the traf- fic. Thus the diversion of a largo portion of the far -western wheat trade will advantage every section of our road; it will even enable u.s to give settlers much lowor rates, because we shall even up our loads, sending full cars both east and west, instead of only east. While we send cattle, .grain and minerals west to j Prince Rupert, we shall haul back east the coal and lumber which the j settlers on that Ihrw hundred niil- lion acre farm need. south of tlie line." Menu AT THE Alberta Restaurant CHRISTMAS- 1906 Dinner served continuous- ly from 12 until 7.30 p.m Select Oysters Salted Almonds Fresh Olives SOUPS Cream of asparapros Consomme FISH Boiled Lake Superior Trout a la Maitre d'Hotel Stuffed Halibut de Muringue with marble potatoes SALAD Celery Steak Asbut Salad New England style BOILED Boiled sugar-cured Ham Champagne Sauce Boiled Lamb Tongue Sauce Velonte ENTREES Sweetbreads Breaded Sauce de Medcre Braised Domestic Duck a la Bomde laise SWEET ENTRIES Red Current Jelly Tart ROASTS Young Turkey, Chestnut Dressing, Cranberry Sauce Wild Goose and Green Apple Sauce Prime Ribs Beef an Jus VEGETABLES Steamed and Mashed "When Prince Rupert has been connected with Sydney across the Pa- cific by a good line of j and that will come J'cion will have been completed o'-ihe! two very harbor? of the Bri- French Peas in Butter Corn on the Cob DESSERT English AryDl1? Lemon Merangue Hot Mince Pie Christmas Plum Pudding Hard and Brandy Sauce Port Wine Jelly Whipped Cream Pine Apple Jelly Whipped Cream Cake Nuts Fresh Fruit Raisins Lady Fingers American Cheeso TV-P Coffee Mill? ;