Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 27, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta
Misses' Heavy Ribbed Worsted Hose. Regtilar price 20c to 30c, to clear................2 pair for 25c Ladies'^xfords and Slippers Regular $1.00 to $2.75 a pair, to clear.......85c to $2.00 a ijair Special Bargains in Odd Lines of Clotiiing, Suits, Pants This is our regular half yearly Clearing Sale before Stocktaking -OUR STOCK OF- FUR GOODS WILL BE CLEANED OUT AT COST �5% OFF CANVAS LINED CLOTHING A. MACDONALD & CO. A Happy and Prosperous New Year to All Thanks for ypqrlibgfgLBS^ISgggg ' during the Holiday Season- J. J.JOHNSTON DRUOQIST and STATIONER Phone 18. Night Bell. A LOCALJUDGET. Watch Kean's ad. Stj Inspector Belcher is on a trip to Grassy Lake. For monuments and heaQstones see B. C. Moore. " 1-12 The new North Ward school will be open next Tuesday. N. Macleod, of Cowley, has been in town since Sunday. Mrs, Tho9. Lewis is at her town residence for the winter. A. Waller ate the Christmiis turkey at his old home in Kingston. C. H. N. Connell is spending the holidays with friends in Calgary. Smoke the "Lethbridge Belle." and patronize home industry. Itf Jas. Naylor enjoyed a merry Christmas with friends at Calgary. C. P. R. agent McCrae took a trip west for a few days this week. Rooms to rent, steam heat and electric light. Apply to William Ott. J. P. Marcellus, M.P.P., Pincher Creek, was a visitor in town last week. A. E. Moore and wife of Raymond, spent Christmas with friends at Calgary. Staff Sergt. and Mrs. Fraser are on a visit to their daxghter at Gananoque. Mr. 0. W. Grey and daughter, Miss May, left Sunday night on a trip to the East. The walls and ceilings of the Dallas have been freshened by a coat of kalsomine. Jno. NicoU, formerly in the drug business here, is now located at North Battlefotd. Reed & Co.'s self-raising flour, excellent for all kinds of cakes and pastry, at the City Bakery. 2i8 The up-town office of the C.P.R. Telegraph Co. will be open for business on Jan. 1st. THE PIONEER - GBEHISTS Wish their many friends in the city and country A Happy and Prosperous New Year Hi0fnbetham's Telephone 49 Night Bell tr!The city council meets next Tuesday evening for organization. Kirkwood Leek is erecting another new house. He has faith in Lethbridge. *A. R. McGuire, of the Two Mac-s was at Calgary spending the holiday with his sister. If you wish to buy town lots tliii t will give quick returns, call al once.-A, McQueen. 3tf Miss Olive and Miss Greta Link returned home last Thursday morning from Winnipeg. For Rent.-Two rooms; warm and comfortable; nicely located. Apply at Herald office. 214 C, Mair, ledger keeper of the Union Bank, took a trip east and spent Chrismas at Winnipeg. J. J. Saunders, brother of "Si" Saunders, is seriously ill at Wiimi-peg and is not expected to live. Reed & Co's self-raising flour, excellent for all kinds of cakes and pastry, at the City Bakery. 2i8 A visitor welcomed by his many friends on the holiday was James Fuller, manager of the Cameron ranch. Special music, that reflected credit upon the choirs of the town, was rendered in the churches m Sunday. Billy Hill, the popular rancher, from tneJBelly river, had his Christmas dinner in town. Mrs. Hill was with ))im. I. M. Redding, of Kimball, has bought the old North Ward school property and will move into town with his family. Mrs. Clare, of Winnipeg mother of Mrs. McEwen and Mrs. W. A. Mclndoo are guests at the home of Mrs. L. N. McEwen. I. Wallace, son of J. H. Wallace, was thrown from his horse last week and received a nasty cut in the region of the eye. Wish Gift-^ivin^ "Was Over Is the despairing cry of many who are troubled as to the right gift. Now if you call upon us we may help you. Let us try. WE ARE SHOWING Children's Corduroy Coats The prettiest Silk Blouses Blanket Overcatts Fancy Neckwear Tuc|uo8 Perfumery Pillow Covers Mittens Boys' Suits Doylies S. B Covers Chenille Curtains Handerchiefs A beautiful selection of Ties Wishing you All a Very Happy New Year G. H. Johnston AFiSs LpHcur. of Crlgt?2y, is the giiebL of Mr.s. J. F. Rodgers. TMrs. (Dr.) DeVeber celebrated Christmas with reiativesatMacleod. Mrs. Arthur M. Grace will not receive again until the fourth Thursday in January. Appropriate exercises will mark the opening of the Westminster school next Tuesday afternoon. Madame Begin, Mrs. Cbivers, Mrs. Vrooman and Mrs. Geo. Rogers will receive on New Year's day. Seven teachers from Raymond public school are in town today. They are having their pictures "took." Reuben Tiffin, of Cranbrook, is visiting his parents, and incidentally enjoying himself amongst his friends. This week new desks are being placed in two rooms of the Central school, completing the single seating. V. H. Campbell and R. P. Beck-ford, of this town, were registered at the Winnipeg hotel, Winnipeg kst week. If you have real_ estate to sell, city or country houses to rent, or wish to own your own home, see A. McQueen. 3tf The anniversary banquet of Lethbridge Lodge, A. F. and A. M. will be held this evening at the Lethbridge Hotel. Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Whitney left on Friday for Los Angeles, Cal., where they will spend the remainder of the winter. Geo. Houck is in his new quarters. The store is fitted up in modem style and is as bright and neat as a Quaker home. "S(!otty" Ross spent a week at Winnijoeg. He went down with a carload of sheep. He reports having had a good time. Reed & Co's 6elf-raising flour, excellent for all kinds of cakes and pastry, at the City Bakery. 2i8 Miss Ethel McKay, of Cranbrook, will arrive in Lethbridge on the 29th inst. to spend a couple of weeks at the parental home. Hon. Dr. DeVeber spent the holidays at Nelsdn. He enjoyed his first Christmas dinner with his mother in about thirty years. House to rent.-A good, warm, six-room cottage to rent. Apply D. J. Whitney, P. 0. box 377. 11 Angus Grant, of Butte, Mont., a former Lethbridge citizen, has jeen ^'iving the glad hand to his old friends during the past few days. On the holiday the patients at the Gait hospital were all remembered with gifts from the board. The hospital was appropriately decorated, too. Miss Maggie Mortimer, of the Dallas dining room staff, was married at Didsbury on Monday to Dan Geiger, a well known rancher of that vicinity. Among the holiday visitors in town were: Jas. Duff, Kananaskis; Donald Duff, Washington Ter-ritory, and J. S. Alexander, barrister, of Fernie. We desire to announce to our patrons that bei'inning with the new year we will not allow any credit transactions in our business. Ott and Bullock. 4ti8 Jas. McCaig, formerly of Lethbridge. now of Edmonton, is to be vice-principfd of the Normal School at Calgary. He is at present an inspector of schools. Frank Hughes, of Coleman, on his way to spend a couple of weeks at Shawville, Que., stopped off at Lethbridge for a few days and renewed acquaintances. Chris. Eckstorm's explanation for the absence of dust clouds, while a heavy wind was blowing Sunday, was that there was no dust to be found; it had been all blown away. J. F. Rogers, of the Western Warehouse and Transfer company, gave his employees an opportunity to smoke good cigars by presenting each one with a box of "Lethbridge Belles." Call up Western Warehouse & Transfer Co., Ltd., for good hay and Northern Oats. 4tf The new school in the north ward is to known as the Westminister school. Two rooms will be opened next Tuesday. Miss Nim-mons and Miss Kinnibugh will be the teachers. A. S. Bennett, late of the Herald, left this morning for Vancouver, where he will take a position on one of the papers there. Art is an all round newspaper man, ciipable of taking any job. Owing to a ciirront rumor that R. A. Wright and Vic McGuire were beaten at pedro the other evening, these two gentlemen herewith challenge the claiming victors or any oiher duett of jjedro players for a sum of $50 or under. R. J. Hatchings, of Calgary, has returned from a trip to St. Paul where he saw J. J. Hill of the Gt. Northern, and Mr. Hill intimated that in two years the G. N. R, will be in Cs/gary. This is good news for Lethbrdge, too. VV. H. Robson, who has been working in Cowley for some time, is spending the holidays with his family and friends. On Friday evening Rev. J. E. Hughson will talk to the Epworth League on the subject The Struggle for Supremacy or Despotism and Democracy. 6900 bushels Northern Oats and 100 tons good flay for sale at Western Warehouse & Transfer Co., Ltd. 4tf Aid. Robinson returned from a trip to Winnipeg last week. Early in the new year he expects his new wholesale stationery business will be in running order. Mrs. J. W. Kean has as her guests her father Mr. Weir, her sister, Mrs. Robertson and daughter. They are from Orillia and are on their way to California. F, Sick, manager of the Lethbridge Brewery, presented each, of the emploj of the beer factory with some Christmas cheer in the shape of a box of the famous "Lethbridge Belle" cigar. Fred. Kenney, who is an expert with the "ticker," had the distinction of sending the first message from the new city office of the C. P. R. Telegraph Co. He also received the first message. The dinners served in Lethbridge hotels on Christmas day would have done credit to the cuisine o� any jity hotel on the continent. For a good square meal, no town in the West can beat Lethbridge. P D. McTavish and D. W. Mc Tavish, of Calgary, were in town last week representing the Scranton Correspondence School. The brothers resemble each other so much that it was impossible to tell which was D. W. and which was P. D. The holiday mail this year was immense, Fifty mail bags came from the south alone. Twenty five were for Lethbridge; theremainder were distributed rmm here. The mails from the east were just as large and that from the west quite heavy, too. Geo. Matthews, who was employed at the city bakery for some time, left on the 14th inst. with Miss Nellie Sherman, for Toronto, where they will be married. Before leaving the couple was tendered a small dinner by a few of their friends at the Palace cafe. The services at Wesley churcli on Sunday will have special reference to the closing of the year. The pastor will preach at both services; subjects, morning. A Psalm for the New Year; evening, A Momentous Question. A watchnight service will be held at 11 p.m. Rev. J.E. Hughson intimated on Simday evening that he was not an advertising medium r Some ix)rson bad lost a silver watch and asked the Methodist pastor to announce the fact. He did so but remarked that it was not his custom to interfere with the business of the newspapers. Lethbridge is looked upon as a metropolis in the Qast. One of the banks with a branch here, puts a library in circulation in the west, but does not include this town, as the officials consider the staff here can get all the reading material they want here, without sending a library to them. Dr. L. W. May, of .Calgary, is looking after Dr. Mewburn's practice, while the latter is in the East, Dr. May came to the West from Ottawa in September and he is much impressed with Alberta. Like all sane people, he expects Lethbridge will become a city of no mean size very soon. The impression is growing that Banff is going to have the support of the M.P.P.'s south of Red Deer, for the capital of Alberta. This is not a fake but u fact. It is said that Calgary is even in favor of Banff. There could be no more picturesque location for the capital than this beautiful spot in the Rockies. Wm. Morris, of the Transfer Co., had his arm broken on Thursday. He was unloading freight from a car, when his team of bronchos started to move away. He jumped from the car but landed on the groiuid, instead of the dray and the wheels ran over his arm. He was taken to the hospital where his brother, Albert was at the time, suffering from a broken leg. Mr. Hall, a man of extended ex-perience in the laundry business, aarived here this week from Winnipeg. He will be in charge of the new steam laundry, which is to be ready for business about the end of January. The machinery, which is of the most up-to-date character, is expected in the course of three weeiks. The whist championship scalp now hangs snugly in the possession of W. J. Armstrong and A. R. McGuire. The hitherto invincible V. McGuire and R. A. Wright lost the title they have so long held on Christmas day, Santa Clans evidently beieg their hoo doo. The contest was preceded by a tasty little spread, and a programme of songs and stories. Nine persons participated in the gathering and they pronounce it the jolliest affair of the day. Dr. and Mrs. Mewbum were summoned to Toronto on Friday night last, owing to the illness of their son, Mr. Arthur Mewbum. He is suffering from pneumonia. Jack Curran, the wrestler, came to town last Friday but did not meet Larsen, as the latter had some engagements in Cardston. However a match between the pair is certain in the near future. Curran went to Calgary Monday morning to referee a boxing boat there. Jas. Pearson and his sons, James and William, from Perry Island ranch, Big Bow, were in town for Christmas day. Mr. Pearson,. sr., his wife and several of his family are'going to spend the winter in Calii Eoraia. James and William will look after the ranch during his absence. Hon. Dr. DeVeber has been honored with appointment to the council of the British Medical Association. This is a distinct tribute to the doctor's standing in the medical fraternity. Very few Canadians have been selected, during the entire existence of the association, us members of the council. The British association meets in Toronto next ye ir and, of course. Dr. DeVeber"will attend. Chamber maid wanted. Apply at Lethbridge hotel. 6tf A bright little life was cut short very suddenly on Sunday. - Clifford, the youngest child of Mr. and Mrs. L. N. McEwen, succumbed to pneumonia, after being ill only a few days. The little chap was 2 years and 11 months old, and the parents have the warm sympathy of their host of friends in the shadow that has been cast over their home. Rev. J E. Hughson conducted the services on Monday. The members of St. Augastin's Sunday school held their annual Christmas treat last night; Tea was served in Oliver's haU at 5 p.m and some eighty children sat down. Later gifrs and candies" were distributed from a tree, kindly loaned by Mr. Rogers. A cantata had been prepared, but, much to everyone's regret, it had to be abandoned at the last moment, owing to the sud-den illness of Mr. Kilner, who was to have taken the leading role of Santa Claus. After the distribution of presents by Geo. Robinson, the children spent a pleasant hour in games, drills and choruses. Wanted-^A good general servant fit once, good wages. Apply to Mrs. C. F. P. Conybeare. F. S. Saunders, of the Bentley Co. on returning from a shooting trip last Wednesday met with an accident while in his room at the Lethbridge. He was of the opinion that he had removed all the cartridges from his 22 rifle but found to his sorrow, when he suddenly dropped the butt on the floor, that it was loaded and the contents were discharged in his hand. A friend who was witu him at the time had a narrow escap3 as Mr. Saunders had been fooling with the rifle, prior to the acciilent. Mr. Saunders has gone to Butte, where he will remain until the wound has healed. Though the kindness of S. B. Crabbe the Newcastle Weekly Chronicle will be regularly filed at the Young Men's rooms in Wesley church. Tynesiders and young men from tne north of England es-cially will appreciate this paper, lanks are also due to the gentlemen who frequently contribute English and Dominion newspapers and magazines. A full list of the publications on file in the rooms will be given shortly. An indoor baseball outfit and a set of indcor quoits have been added to the gymnasium. The bars and larger apparatus is in transit from Toronto and will soon be installed. On the holiday the rooms were thrown op� en for the day and numbers of the young men spe nt a portion of the day there On New Year's day the rooms will be open and a soeiol gathering will be held'in the evening. THE new year Will find our store better and larger th-in ever. If your watch or clock is out of order, see Armstrong If your eyes are weak, see Armstrong 'Nothing but the Best" is his motto. W. J. Armstrong JEWELER ENOBAVER OPTICIAN. Stripped Clean Well, not quite, but for a xrhua the msb- for goods was of the dog fight or prayer meeting order. One man, who could not get through the door-way came in through a window pane. Another man stripped our ceiling of those nice decorations at midnight, couldn't stay longer. Now, in thanksgiving, I will, for two weeks, daily perform the 2 in 1 act. In Goods You Gec the 2 In Prices I Get the 1 In other words prices will be cut in two halves I get one half, you get the other half and the goods. Come and be convinced that this is not of the usual Cheap Sale order.^It is a wholesale i)!esentation. ROBERT SAGE THE BOOK STORE. NeHXN^4N>^�^,><.,^..:..^.^.x^x. WRIGHT TKe Jeweler for New Years Gifts At Bip R�dac^ior9ft The Largest Stock iri Town to Choose From FIVE STOREIS: Letkferidfe Femie Mediciae Hat Rostbern Prince Albert R. A. Wrifht C. C. Wrtfht A. M. Wrljht B. VV. Wright F. W. Wrighi R. A. WRIGHfTlEWH]^ lilucr of Marriage Liccniei. No witnesses vequited C. W.GRMY IS MAKING PRICES SIZZLE ON ALL KINDS OF these days. He is bound to pass them out at ODoe and offers bargains that should make warm baying. .. oftC. W. GRAY ^ THE HARDWARE MERCHANT TELEPHONE 66 FOR THE BEST SERVICE IN LETHBRIDGE STOP AT THE |hOTEL DALLAS WE ARE ADVERTISED BY OUR SATISFIED FRIENDS THB HOTEL f WINDSOR r RAXES, $1.00 PER DAV A ooDvenient uu) oosy reabrt. Comfort of srueats is attentively looked aft ar. and one of the few really sood dollar par dny bouses in Alberts. When In Lathbrldffa call at the Windsor H. E. MIEBACH,:!: PROP.