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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 26, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE FOUR LETHBRIDGE, ALTA., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1908. Hayr Bros. SEE US ABOUT New Year Gifts We have one of the finest selected stocks of" Cutlery and Electro Plate in Alberta. We extend a cordial invitation to every one to call and see our stock. You will find it an easy matter to select a gift for your friend Hayr Bros. HARDWARE MEN Phone 75 P.O. Box 27 Patented Sectional Houses Manufactured in Vancouver, B.C., of the very best Kim- dried Lumber, in latest de- signs. Prospective builders would do well to write me before deciding on a house S. A. Spencer AGENT and BUILDER, CARDSION A "WILD GOOSE" ENTERPRISE.] Spokane, Wash., Dec. j might appropriately be termed "a j wild goose" enterprise is engaging the attention of A. J. Thompson, a j resident of Paterson. Wash. It TRAFFIC EARNINGS Montreal, Dec. The Of the Grand ending Dec_ Q{ compared traffic k Rail- new in this state and in the North- j west and gives promise of being sue-1 wssful. Thompson is raising fowl i from the eggi of wild geese. The first j setting, which he found ru a nest on j the river bank, was hatched under i a common hen, which raised the' brood to an age when the birds could take care of themselves. That is I when Thompson's troubles began, as j the geese sought the society of their natural companions and half the flock answered the call of the wild before the exodus was stopped. He hopes that future hatchings will be- come domesticated. with the same week a year ago. Get onr i PR ICES Place Your Orders for t on Corrugated Iron (Galvanized and Painted Metallic Siding Metallic Shingles before buying We have just placed a carload of the well-known Metal Shingle and Siding Co.'s in stock OUVEii'S MHTUI1ING COK'rlY Office aiad Factory Cor. 10UK2 anil BOMF1S STREETS Telephone 153 4 A Yard, Smith St Phone 195 I PHONE 289 4444444444444444444444 Delivered Anywhere in Town C.O.D. All kinds of Dray ing and Contract Work executed with despatch Hayr Transfer Co. RING UP 180 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 M, FROM 1 St EACH Also a few Acre Lots East -of- Westminster Road, each TERMS EASY One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum Apply Alberta Riilviy and Irrigation Co, (Land letiibridge, Jits. COAL AT PINCHER. Active Development of Coal Proper- iy Near That Town. 1 Spokane, Dec. for active wnrfc On the j Pitu-lu-r Crook Coal Mining i pany's property in the Crow's Nest j district, have been completed. 0. JG. Labaree. of Spokane, president, announces that the entire amount of treasury stock placed on the market j has been disposed of, and the com- j paity is now in condition to j euu1 the work at the mine. Machin- i cry is being installed, and three full (shifts of men are employed. Devel-! i cpment work will be pushed, from j i now on with all possible speed. 3So i coal will be taken out of the mine with the exception of that encoun- tered in the sinking of the The main incline will be sunk to a depth of 300 feet, at wheh point mining will be started on an exten- sive scale. There are five veins of tin- high grade semi-bituminous coal on the property, which covers these veins for over a distance of five The veins Vary from 6 to 12 feet in width, and carry a clean j grade of domestic coal. The pro-j perty has been developed to a depth j of 200 feet by hand work. The coalj taken out during the last 20 years! has been mined by hand. Shipping; will begin as soon as the Canadian Pacific spur is completed. OF CANADA Capital, let! Utv divided Pronto Exeat Sav Accounts play an im- portant part in the busi- ness of this Bank, and every Depositor is given prompt, courteous attention, his account be large or small. The highest current rate of Interest is paid 4 times year, and money may be withdrawn at any lime. There i; r.o trouble or formality about opening an account with the Union Bank. Simply deposit or upward and get your pass-book. Joint ACCOUMIS may be opened in name? of two persons, and eithex can do the banking. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R- Anderson, Manager. Incorporated, 1855 Capital (Paid Up) Reserve Fund Total Afttets over easterly; west; ster; south side; 1600 feet; London, from Cutbill easterly north side; 150 feet; London, from Cutbill south side: 340 feet; Redpath. from Westminster 240 feet; south side; Smith, from Courtland to Brun- ton; side; 825 feet; Westminster, from Argvle to Court- Council at its last meeting was m Westminster, from Courtland south- erly; east side; feet; Westminster, from Redpath to Duf-j ferin; both sides; feet; NEW SIDEWALKS FOR THE CIT City Engineer Arnold's report in ?sard to sidewalks submitted to the s follows: Alta., Dec. 19. favor and Council, City of Lethbridge: Gentlemen: As instructed I sub- mit a report of new plank sidewalks needed. sider it KEEP DOWN EXPENSES. St. John, Dec. Mr. j until the gradin; Pugsiey, Minister cf Public Works J unless it is on streets the gradin; In general I would not con- adx-isable to lay sidewalks of the street is done of i who has arrived here to spend Xxaas, i says a material curtailment in expen- j diture for public works will be ne- cessary owing to the decline of the revenue of the Dominion, and the necessity for keeping expenditures well -within the public income, Elegant Collars In styles at prices all What better Xmas Present than a w Pretty Waist Large selection in Silk and Net. from 84.00 Mrs Douglas' DRY GOODS STORE Westmin- ster Road North Ward THEMOLSONSBANK Head Montreal SAVINGS BANK Deposits of and upwards received. Interest allowed from date of deposit Money Saved IB Money Earned. Why not start an account Letkbridfe Branch, Redpath St. now K. D. JOHNSON, Manager side; 275 feet; North of Track. Railway Ave., from Westminster to Torrance Ave.; north side; feet; The fourth annual Seed Fair of the EoundInorthiLethbridgo Agricultural Society will be held on Saturday, Jan. 16th, 1909. The society held a successful fair last year, and are sparing no pains to make the coming fair one worthy Knowing the popularity and anticipating the de- mand for Leather Goods as X'mas Presents we order- ed a pretty and serviceable line of Fancy and Plain Leather Goods In ladies' handbags, pnr- ses, traveling cases etc. Also a fine line of Leather Goods that men will ap- preciate. Lethbridge Saddlery which will be deferred ior some few years. Tf the Council reaches a deci- sion to extend the cement walks in addition to those already under con- struction such cement walks would be substituted for any plank .walks recommended in attached table com- ing within the proposed new cement walk area and plank walks in use at present being replaced by proposed cement could be applied to the plank walk list attached hereto. Yoxirs truly, C. M. ARNOLD., City Engineer. I would further say tliat during the past year we have relaid plank walks on the following blocks on. which there were no walks previously: Bompas, from Wood to Macleod, feet, north side. Bompas, from Round to Wood, 650 Torrance Ave., from Railway Ave. to Dryden; both sides; ft.; Torrance, from Dryden northerly east side; 790 feet; Torrance, street w. side to McKay; feet; Torrance, from Allan to McKay east side; 650 feet: McKillop, from Railway Ave. north- ide; 430 feet; Rachel, from Westminster to Wall- work! north side; 610 feet; Duke, from Westminster to Wall- work; south side; 610 feet; Wall work, from Duke to Rachel; west side; 540 feet; McKay, from Westminster to Mc- Nabb; north side; feet; Bailey, from McKay to Niveu; east -side: 640 feet; Bailey, from Niven to sides; feet; feet, south side. Dufierin. from Coutts 375 feet, south side. j Crabb, from Bompas to Courtland, j 575 feet, west side. McNabb, from McKay north 360 to Cutbill, j feet; east'side; Additional Crossings. Redpath and Bartlett, Coutts and Bonipas, Redpath and Cutbill, G-lyn G-lyn, from Bompas to Courtland, j and Redpath 2, Round and Dufferin, 1..000 feet, both sides. Westminster, from McKay to Mo fieth, feet., east side. 4 Ft. Plank Sidewalks Needed, In- cluding Crossings Argyle, from Bartlett to 800 feet easterly, north side, 300 feet; esti- mated Argyle, from 500 ft. W. of Bartlett, to Westminster, south side; 600 feet; estimated cost S200. Ashmead.. from Redpath to both feet; Bartlett, from Redpath to Dufferin; east side; 450 feet; Bartlett, -from Argyle to London; side; 1125 feet; ?370. Bartlett, from Bompas to Courtland, west side, 675 feet; Bartlett, from London northerly; west side; 200 Bompas, from Wood to Gait; south side; 400 feet; Bompas, from Ashmead to Bartlett; south side; 400 feet; Bompas, from Bartlett- westerly. side; 100 feet; Brunton, from Smith to Lot 10; north side; 950 feet; Brunton, from Guiness west 350 ft: south side; 350 feet; Burdett, from Courtland to London; west side; 770 feet; Courtland. from Round to Burdett; south side; 1050 feet; Courtland, from Coutts to Ashmead; south side; 800 feet; Courtland, from Bartlett easterly; nojth side-: 350 feet; Coutte. from Redpath northerly; west side; 150 feet; Coutts, from Dufferin southerly; west side; 575 feet; Coutts, from Courtland to London; west side; 670 feet; Cutbill, from Courtland southerly; west side; 300 feet; Cutbill, from Courtland to Lon- don; wist side; G70 feet; Dufferin, from Westminster to Er- nest; north side; 475 feet; Ford, from Ashmead to Westmin- J-lyn and Baroness, Westminster and McKay, Smith and Courtland; 865 feet; Total number of feet, esti- mated cost, MILK RIVER NEWS Milk River, Dec. New Year to all. Everybody says fine weather. Somehow or other we like this Milk River country. Don't you? Mr. Obom shipped some choice lambs to Piche and Miron, in Leth- bridge, on Tuesday. Dory Bros, shipped 'a carload of nice fat beef to Lethbridge. Ben Ellert made a business trip to Raymond or. Tuesday. Sam Whitford, foreman at the Oborn coal mine, returned last %veek from Frank where he was in attend- ance at the Miners' Convention. Mr. Locke made a flying trip to Warner last Wednesday. Mr. Kippen arid Frazer boys came in Iroro their homesteads Tuesday, returning next day with several loads of lumber. JMisa FIKIU. Ellert. 1ms been helping in Ifee store this past- week. Mr. Oborn contemplates a trip East after Years, in regard to the sale of his coal mine. Down in Sharon, Pa., a preacher recently announced that he hoped all the ladies of his congregation ex- cept the elderly ones would remove their hats. It is needless to say that one minute after his request was made not a lady in the church had u i, uai im. A. private school will be started in the homestead district righjt after New Years. Applications to the Gov- ernment for a new school hojuse were sent in way back last summer, but as it is not forthcoming as soon as was expected, the settlers are mak-j ing- this effort to give their children some schooling in the meantime, with I the hopes that they will soon be look- of the advance of the district. The following are the rules gov- erning the 1. All seeds entered for competition must have been grown by the exhib- itor in the year 1908. 2. No seed shall be entered for com- petition for prizes unless the quanti- ties "of seed for sale, as per sample ex- hibited, are at least 40 bushels of wheat, oats or barley, 10 bushels of rye, 10 "bushels of flax, I bushel of remaining classes. m 3. In classes inclusive, two bushels of seed shall be shown; in classes one bushel. All exhib- 'its of seed shall be held to be repre- sentative of the total quantity of such seed offered for sale by the exhibitor. 4. No premium shall be awarded on exhibits that contain impurities, which, in the opinion of the judge, are of a noxious nature. 5. No exhibitor shall receive more than one prize in any class. 6. All samples of seed must be la- beled after judging, with the name and address of the exhibitor, the name of the variety, the amount for sale, and the selling price. 7. In case of dispute a statutory declaration that the above rules have been complied with may be required from each or any exhibitor of seed. 8. All exhibits for competition for prizes must be delivered at Oliver Hall, Lethbridge. not later than 10 a.m., Saturday, January 16th, and shall not be removed until the close of the fair. y. All exhibits of grain receiving first prize shall become the property of the Agricultural Society, and the societj- will reimburse the winners at the following per bushel, barley, per bushel, oats, per bushel, 75c. Prize List. Class. 1234 wheat, any hard variety..........12 6 3 wheat, any var- iety .........12 6 3 any white var- iety ..-.............12 6 4 2 British Colonial Photographic Co. Commercial and Dealers in Photographic Supplies Rooms 1 and 2 Oddfellows'Block Cor. Round and Dufferin Are you having Photographic troubles? Call and we will help you. Our technical staff is always at your service, and any question will be cheerfully an- swered ADVICE: GRATIS Amateur Photographers are specially invited TROUBLE is not in our Vocabulary Developing1, 'Printing and Fin- ishing- done for amateurs. All work finished inside of 3 days for Present -SEE- The White Furniture com- fortable Rockers, Handsome Writing Desks, also upholstered Settees and Chairs. White Furniture Co. Bowman Block Crabb Street cd after by the Government. There are about a. dozen or more children six-rowed two-rowed spring fall seed..........7 -1 seed ..6 3 grass seed......6 3 grass seed 5 2 seed.........6 3 2 clover seed 6 3 2 Program. 10 exhibits must be in place. Judging begins. 12.30 to 2.30 Market, the hall will be open for the examina- tion, buying and selling of seed. 2.30 meeting. Ad- dresses will be given by speakers supplied by the Dominion Seed Branch. Open discussion will follow. 5 of fair. Exhibits may be removed. W. B. Burnett, Secretary. W. H. Fairneld, President. Suggestions. The yield and quality of the grain crop determine prosperity or hard times. WANTED 100 MEN To get their work done in the Lethbridge Hotel Barber Shop FOUR BARBERS NOW WORKING Strictly work done. Electrical treat- ment and compressed air III the latest things in Petards Ed, Kennedy than that at home" class? If so you are losing1 money by not having it at the fair. Have you had some valuable ex- perience in the past year? Come out and give your neighbors the benefit of it.. Have you been nursing some pet question or theory? Come to the meeting and turn it loose on the speaker. Do you need some new clean seed? The best in the district will be on display. Every exhibitor has to guar- antee a certain definite quantity for of which iue" exhibit is a lair sample. Will your seed grow? What weed .seeds are in it? You can have it tested free of charge at the Seed La- boratory, Calgary. Seed Catalogue. A bulletin will be published by the Dominion Department of Agriculture giving a list and description of all commendable exhibits of seed at Seed Fairs held in Alberta and Saskatche- wan previous to February 1st. You can get a copy by writing the Seed Commissioner, Ottawa, or his rjarc- sentative at Eegina or Calgary. should be had! Thc 5 and a public school as soon as possible. Satterlee Locke, our enterprising livery men purchased another pair of fine drivers at Lethbridge last week. Several dances have been an- nounced in the vicinity for the holi- days, and it is hoped that everybody will turn out to these and enjoy themselves. For "Christmas comes but once u year, only once the Christinas spirit, only once, the Christmas cheer." and of the grain LOCAL OPTI'ON AT OWEN SOUND Owen Sound, Dec. is a hot ftght here for the repeal of the local option. Opponents are issuing a newspaper giving police court re- cords', showing heavy increase in ar- rests for drunkenness under local op- tion. Packed houses at the Eureka every night. crop depend largely on the seed twed. Are you one of the "Have better CHILD BURNED TO DEATH. Moncton, N.B., Dec. 7 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Weir, during the absence of her mother, was burned to death at her parent's home this afternoon. Leone, while putting kerosene on the fire, set fire to her clothes, and was fatally burned. Taste must determine the particular style of out and the pattern of the fabric. But there are other ESSENTIALS which taste should not decide: the fashion, the fit, the construction and. workmanship. For these you must rely upon the maker. I Choose a Sanford Coat and you will get satisfaction. Sanford Clothing has always held the leading place in Canada. I W' E. SANFORD HAMILTON, ONYT. MANUFACTURING CO. Limited WINNIPEG, MAN. ;