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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta 'Xan Y0U Remember? some hard ones ByJ.SK. 99 tar rou last WMJk wmn m�nly n light Inncit to most bf Um i-mI old timera, but interBptias to some. The rMli�lM bajTB, uys, VOb, glv� UB MNDethiilf barder tlian 20 years ago. Co away back 36 yean or wo." 9o,wa did. ab-. E. Hagel has kindly giren w acosM to the old flies and ire now liaT* prevarlad for your perUsai items froia ISSS to 1590. Beforo the town was incorporated; before tltore were sidewalk*. Whoii a trip to Macleod Uciea Bank that is about to be opened. Dr. 'Mirtrhu*n'8 ad. appears far the fl^st time. March 5th, 1886. Mr. Jtohn Craig's new residence la about c�jiini^li6ted. last was a nenrs Itea of aome worth. Back to wften LieNibrldge was tba end ot fho tails and stag* coaches made their regi4�r trips and bull teams had d�tiod-uloft. Wkere we hare items .setting out the arrival of such men as Mr. Con.v-beast. Eft. Uiglabnikaai aad Ar. Laf-terty. Where meetiaga w^re callsd to fOna quT charches, our Board of l'ra4e, aad to.orgaaise for the first balL When Sth Street was dIvMed only in acre plots, and the Dulf Ad-(fitlqa is spoken of as a rineh, to the ' Boutk of the town plot. When meetings were callsrt to form the tint baoo-tiall, cricket, lacrosse and tennis clubs. Back to wheti our achools^ Md an at-lendaBoe of W or TO, manned by two teachtea, and when the first mine Bhaft, was being smik and Its depth w&a recorded from week to jwoelc Space allows us only to aklm through those page* that tairfy drip with terns of interest, in the Ught-ot f utnie events. Next week we propose to aUm throagh the years between 1890 and 1900. ; We hope that the items will be ttnnd aa interesting to the reader as they were to ns. ~ "T|tem Were the Days." The old timen bad not mnoh material where^ with to work^ bat what we now accept as a goodly city was certainly isnce and Indians were the^only trail makers. Priday, Dec. 11th, laSS. Vol. 1, Na. 3 Mr. C. P. Conybeare nttn(L last night, bis card as barrisUr aad solia- itor, etc., will be seen in tUc week's News. We are informed that tho liMseng- er coaches for the Ckmpuiy's railway are on the way np. Work was commenced this week on the Union Bank bnlldiag. The ITiilon Bank d� Lower Canada intebd Qjpen-iBg a branch here. "This is a efrarce of considerable satisfaction to the Merchants as it facilitates doing business with the East. PoUy Pollinger, the stage driver between Macleod and I>thbridge, In an Interview with thft acrlbe tells of the conditions ot the roads. The upper crossing at Kipp .was only partly frozen and the big hill at Iiethbridge wa^ tough going for Pclly and his Concord coach. The Editor pays some tribute. 10 Polly's manipulation of a four-in-.Mr. Rev. R..Matheson .was the clergj- ' Aftrfl 1�th, 1888. aupt/^>^eaie left for Regina ni^t on Ieavetiu|usr IMh, 18M. J6hn Cnl^B ^d.i successor to Climie & Robertsonj ftarniture dealers. Rev. Jobcio: M6liean,'school inspector for this district, will pay an official visit to our schools on Sept. 14th. 1. G. Baker A Co. bull teams arrived from Macleod today loaded with hides tor shipment east. Under the. heading-Innocents Abofrd-r-Messrs. Hanltain, DeVeber, Drainer, Callagfaau, Black and Sayers were down from Macleod to attend the ball last evening. A meeting to organise the Church of England parish. The rector appointed Mr, .McKeaii his churchwarden. Mr. Bentley was elected the people's warden. Vestrymen were Kirby, Mew-,bum, Magra^b, Barber, Greenwood and Cavanah. It was decided to hold a meeting to arrange to build a church. McNulty> Cb'ffimitteti: Mrs. |arkham.was the warmest day of the Bommer, 100 in the shade. August 24th, 1887. School opened Monday last with an attendance of 60. Nominatioua .it Macleod for election to North West assembley, three names were handed in. Haultaih and Tayter of Macleod, and Conybeare ot Lethbridge.' Mr. Cody and his bride arrived last night. Consratu'.atlons. ,' August 31st, 188T. Meeting called to form Joint, stock company, to put up a town hall. . The draw Of a teimia, tottrney !� given. The names of the players, are N. T. Macleod, H. Bentley. Rr.B. Bahwa, O. P. Player, C. A. Magrafh. H; Moay-penny, A. J. Darch, F. K. Goodwill, O. O. Leask, J. Duff, L. B. Whitehoad. etc., etc. September 7th, 18^7. / The frame'of Dr. Mewbum's houBe is showing itself agaiitet the skyilM. There is a leport that the ^railway is to widen the giiage. ~ ' Now is the time to think about-Jhav-ing sidewalks U(1 crossings laid. Haaltain was elected- over Cony> beare, 156 to 276. The miners lost their voties by refusing to go-to the poll until they had quite work. 20 arrived two minutes^ too late. ' ' Rev. Father Laicoimbe eavao down Sunday to hold serrtoes in the'new Church. htf, Sr.,-has divided a paVt^fitt hiB raMhe aeuth of town into jdon' lots. J. M. Toraer has snbdirided; lilg -place ndtthct the track. Conylrtaj^ and GaUlher have subdivided to.'B - eptembeTlMh, int. .Atia public raeettat ealM to ar-nais for IncorpofatiJkK th� tosfli a,. .... . miuBlttee was avMtBtdd' (r� Mporu ^^'^ u Miit ttM advantoiA or olkanriae iM tt wiw ag^Ar committee were: MoOaul, Me-Cavanah, Saoiidert, KMne, ,aod Martin; " the Bame^meetlat Tom Carry a� the aiiblBet of etartias a ot Trade, A large number ex- notiat' thlngn^ and tlinev'i ;sitO(ucv hi i nui�,: a mrpi numoer ex-1  ^riastd their approval or thia Idea. Alf.^!?/^ aaeeting will be held Thursday at the li^bridge Hoaee to wiiaBiBe. 'TS^ news item time Ib tha tecttoment over J%(^ the Ripper. 'al^l *^ ' January.2, 1889. Dr. A�vM. .laiflerty. brother ot>^; ,,..|pM;^^Mon-. )Tentng last la m , Lditerty*# The first omceni mri: ViHk.. U ,m; l|c|lwea; bSc, S. A}egand6r. Exeoii-Itret A. Mo�r�it, C. W. Watkint. O. elded to'ff^to. He is returning to Calgary to bring his effecto down; :^e wish^him BUCcesM. January 9, 1889. Weddlags-Two in town thia wisek. 8. It Brady and Miss A. H. Day and T. Dentoa to Miss E. Scott. January. 9th, 1889. Blrthar-Magrath. C. A., on Wodtoei-day the 9th., a eon. Hardy, Wm.� �n Saturday the Bth, a daughter. .  ' .J. -. , Fabriiary 20th, 1889. Lawrence MeBwen, watchmaker; li expected to arrive here soon. He. will open toir buBlBOBa in E. C. WUlKmift Co. ptore. Mr. Bremmer, brother of Mrsi ChaKath la nBaU,.da- January ISth, 18t0. Under an item, "Whoop a La" the paper says the railroad to -Montana la tioW an aasored tact , February 12th, IMO. mie ilrst bridge acroBs the river at McKUld^. will be returning heri'toJthlft.point is assamtng some >rapoi^ settle soon. , ,4 *t laaf ' I , I I ' ' , r' nil ' - r July 20th, 1887. Mr. Cavanah has moved his family here. The plastering of the K. C. Church is almost completed. . A Bleeping car has been put on the railroad between here and Dunmore. Supreme Court in session. Mr. Jus-ticeMacleod preaiding. There were no cases,, but the Jurors summoned were: W. -Whitney, C. Lowther, H. Mac-Beth, G. Player, J. Duff, J. Duff, Jr., J. McNaughton, A. J. Scott, .T. Craig, J. Pierce, B. T. Gait, H. F. Greeu--tptJOd, J. W. Carry, J. Noel, D. K. Akers. July 27th, 1887. J. H. Gavaaah has started a deliv-ery wagon in connection with his store.  New dwellings being built. R. C. Jar-dine, next Knox church. (This is the bulldlag Jnst north of the pn?8ent Her-old office.) Mr. Pryce, Geo. Cody and W..Gay are also building. T. Basset, of Medicine Hat, father of Mrs. MacBetH, paid a visit to this place Monday last. Miss Lougheed is visiting her sister, Mrs. Kirkham. Rev. Chas. McKillop returned from Calgary yesterday. Judge Macleod and Sheriff Campbell passed through on their way to Medicine Hat and Maple Creek to hold Court. April Sth, 1888. � ' W. Stafford, Jr., and Miss Ash were married this morning. A. R. Colvin has' accepted* a position in Higinbotham's and. will be here on Monday evening's train. He comes from Guelf. The inspector's report of the. school gives the names of tte teachers as L. B. Latimer and Miss M. Duff. May 3rd, 1888. Meeting called to form first baseball club. J. Callahan is building a residence. C. F. P. Conybeare has recently been appointed Crown Counsel. May 17th, 188S. Mr. Higinbotham has received his appointment as postmaster. He has been acting postmaster ever since the post office has ppened, /but the appointment is ndw confirmed. The Manse is now complete. June 7, 1888. An early closing agreement was signed by the merchants. Agreeing to close at 8 o'clock every week night except Saturday or before a holiday. The signers were: J. D. Higinbotham, Botterill Estate, Sibbald & Co.. E. C. Wilson & Co., Bentley & Co., Cavanah & Co., I. O. Baker & Co., T. F. Kirkham, June 28th, 1888. A\'ork on the N. W. C. & N. Co. shaft is progressing. They expect to strike coal about September There are 2-, meu employed on the job. August 3rd, 1887. Mr. C. A. MagMth and 'vlfe arrived home Saturday. W'e extend to :Mrs. Maprath a hearty v,-elcomo. February 26th, 1886. The school which was to be opened last Monday has been put off till furth- er notice. F. Bourdon, our enterpri.slng barber, h^a added two bathrooms to bis estab-.. lI[j|j^nent, making it us complete as my; in the west. Notice of ftlr. J. G. Billeit's depart-nre^|^om Three Rivers, Que., to take ' the position of manager in the new A ,uit 10th, 1887. W. D. \i"�ui.ney nas opened up a new blacksmitli f^liop. W. HeiKiprsou has got his well down 100 I'oet. Wo wish him luclc. He intends to ilisiit IpuBt 50 feet, farther. J. D. Higinbotham loaves for the on a wcllearned vacation. August 10tli, 1887. LadicB' Society (no need to iiitme the church -wUen you see the namesi elected thc-'r ofllccrs for the year. I're.s., Mrs. ('bus. .MuKillop; vice-iirosidciiL, Mrs. .1. Bailey; secretary, 'lis.s -M. Duff; treasurer, Mrs. July Sth, 1883. Kaseball same between Medicine Hat and Lethbridge at Medicine Hat. The Lethbridge playern .were: Godwin, c, Higinbotham, Casaidy, Keyes, Kemp, Pierce, Macleod, Darch,Latim-er. They lost. July 12th, 1888. A. A. McCullough ia down from Pincher Creek to meet a carload of horses. July 26th, 1^. , (Kxcuse "J.S.K." if he smiles smiles smiles at this item.) Another little tinsmith has come to town. Tom Kirkham does not, however, expect to lose any business through the strangers advent. (Holy gee! That was me. Here is the oflieial n?.?:3. Well, what the..!n ms lAm PEACE her PW6bE and amerryxmas By j:is,k. print:-whi^reXlt ears d^qtO: ' thinrthaiw; .actertsUc ^ thlni^J td >e rotten ,-^.._ottt thla:.i^ai^ f never: haie aiur* ^ ^IwUqr, eili unttag seilidal^ cardSi Thaj|^� oompdss.' I.tol-ltloaat patt;6 ^ But I have had tlon. To -theiJi everybody seems friends" ar .prescriptions for i would. lilQB^Ii, 'Christmas idprd.^. FS,tHeeyS.cooi.flerce4ma-plerc. ^�aiJ^'i�?^^i^ber *T ing as Prtitdhjbr-Alexander ,-niight $,"I?hTo?L say., they mlSs'noihl^. Not.evSn the . green woolf socks thejadles #�ar with ,fK*;S?^^i^Jitir� �2?r black boots"ind tite.BkiPts. Olh ihosb. " ot CJhrtstBrta gMet- avrfttl awtuLcar steps. I neariPU'eak I my neck loblting. at %he trollsx POle' these days. -  i Sixth. The torettead. Oh girls, pin this photo on the wall and retireL.10 paces. Lookit that-ihigh browt,alat it a noble edifice*. Those Jines aoroBS it arent Wrfiikles, it ;th0y are Out vanishing cream ad lied, s.l9o-Jt ca|l' not lie .wrinl^e's. Its^ a cifbss'i�oti4n 6t Niagara. Mr. Barrowman1ia*4a!if*> bplised tim mighty torrenUal |loo4( ciatloh she,has received. She never j willingly bUris any ones feelings, but! when/ she Jumps she tries to jttmp [ clean, and land hard with both feet.' Her one fendeavor is to grow smiles, miles of smiles if that were possible. To cause a smile she deems .worth 4 quarters of Dry Farmer, a practical Joker this while. She has had a lot of fun out of her ramblings. If she has brought a smile, she has fulfilled one-purpose. She thanks you, and wishes you a veiy happy Xmas. with loads of smiles thrown in. , , Accept her photo with a smile. Yours to a cinder,' " MRS.*IAMA PEACH. Third, my ears, while a trifle large, the civilized worle and Ireland for guy, I havent had It open in four this facsimile ot Mrs. Peach, years. I am not vain, in fact I am of a Second, my right shoulder, the one retiring disposition. I could sleep any with the knob on it. that is where I hour of the day in other "words. I 'balance the chip I usually carry. Craw-desired not this publicity. It *ook tord on ocdfcslon uses it for a hat some decision on my part to consent. rack, to this flaunting of my classic features to the unnerved populace. But the pitioiis appeal for this cameo, gem of art, had reached such proportions that the' matter was taken out of my bands. My concience pricks me, but ajtor one look on my features, the mw reluctant of you will have no further "excuse for not teklng a drink, pere's my regards. Drink er down. This newspaper Ute is a bard game, particularly on us', women. If you print your photo some body Is likely to recognize us la the fleah, and proceed to carve theirlialtlalB on our anatomy for some thing we have said in print. Its dangerous'I say. But the mercenary instincts of my, publishers, (oh boy don't that sound; nasty) my publiB^ers, as I say, saw where they could meet the growing cost ol news print by copyrighting this enchanting glyptpgraph. I know Crawford, tliat's my husband, will desire a euthanasia when its in print, but he is a dead^ one anyway.' My publishers persuaded me, and there it is. I only received $1001.30 Irom them, for the use of It The f 1.30 represents luxury tax. The first edition of it numbers some 9913. These photos may bo obtained on almost any newsstand in southern Alberta, for the small sum of 5 cents cash in advance. 3, 6 and 9 months on the balance. Those desiring autographed copies, signed, sealed and delivered, C. 0. D., P. D. Q., may have (hem tor the early subscribers rate of 30 cts. This price is subject to 2 per cent. If paid' in 30 days, but none of your choke-a-coala. 2 per cent is the least ^* teke. For family use my publishers have arranged to supply 13 to the dozen, rates on application. Postcard size for mailing, are now on the press, and Will be ready for the sed country mail, as soon as there is peace in Ireland. This photo that you now hold in your hand is as natural as -, well, its like us indeed, when In repose. It was taken the day we eat our first olive, the wind changed - when we swallowed the pit,, and our features have never been the same since. Mrs. Maggie JIggs is a, distant relation on my husbands side, and Pat Egan says he knows my half sister, 'Dra Prune, is her name. Iva Ford is my half brother. O. B. Careful and G. I, Felix Cited are cousins. ' Bob Barrowraan is. our OfBcial photographer. I don't know what be got t9r it. but if I had my way it would be a year, with fio parqie. He claims his palte glass premiums have been increased, becau'^e of the breakage is the Genqfiie and t)nly^i _ Tb0 tnt and oritflnal (Ud'�nd-Grip ubiet the mSrit of wiiidi is recognized by aU elviliaed nations. ; Bs carsfSI le avsM Wtotti^ Be sure its Bronio The genuine beats thissiiinatnie 80c.. ^ s. VIRGINIA CiGARETTE 1 iiytA'-i^-'. ;