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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 27, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLI 1 I. LI/IIIIjUIUDOE, AI^E,R�A. WlgffESPAY, DECEMBER 27, 1905. NUMBER 8 Common Sense Piano TalK There is nothing nicer for the home thnn n good Piano. There are Pianos, ami there are good Pianos. Wlien youjbuy u piifno you should know what sort of an itiHtrumeiit you are getting. With THE BELL PIANO You can depend upon an instrument of the first quality. It's responsive touch, accuracy of tone and durability are recommended highly by the best music-id us in Canada. When you buy a Bem, you buy a piano that cannot be excelled. Come and in-sjiect the instruments that we have on exhibition at Southard's new store. CHIPS FROM THE BLOCK A Breezy Round-up of Live News Items from Ail Over the .District. High River clogs are to Ikj taxed. A new creamery may be erected at Olds. to bo Butcher & Publow EDMONTON - CALGARY - LETHBRIDGK THE BELGIAN TalLOR is taking orders now for all kinds of Gentlemen's ....Clothing He has brought some fine woollen fabrics, which, after duly and freight being paid, arc cheaper yet than anything you can get here. He expects another large shipment goon via Montreal. Sec him and ask him his prices for Suits, Pants, Overcoats, etc TiltY WIU. SL'RPKISK YOl' Beattie is the new presi-the Cranbrook Board of You will find Mr. Heytens in his large new behind the Hotel Windsor. residence just S IF YOU BUILD YOU NEED LUMBER If yon are wise yon will buy your Lumlier where you can get it the best at a reasonable price-and get it when you want it. We handle Lumber of Every Description Our source of supply is unlimited and you can depend upon getting what you ask for. ENTERPRISE LUMBER CO. Ltd. J. ^V. McNicoi., General Manager, Lethbridge. Altu. Branches al Taber, Nanton, Leaving, Cardston. Pincher Creek and High River A. lis Gebbie, of Calgary, has become a partner of D, O. Brown, merchant, High River. Jim Hill is said to have his eye on the new coal tields iu the Simil-kanieen district, B. C Dr. U. B. Henderson, of Ymir, will handle the practice of Drs. King and Green at Moyie. Imperial Bank clerks drawing uu ler $1500 per year were given a bonus of ten per cent, as a Christmas gift. J. R. McNab, has been promoted from conductor on the C. P. R. on the Crow's Nest division, to trainmaster of the second district of the western division. Rosthcrn, Sask., narrowly escaped destruction by fire. As it was, two hotels and several other buildings were burned. Frank Davisfl late of South .Dakota, committed suicide i n tTalgary. He had been working about the Bain stables. H. Rhitmnaii, formerly manager of the Imi>crial hotel at Fort Steele, died recently in New York city while on his way to Germany. At the annual meeting of the Magrath Agricultural Society the total liabilities were reported at $4(30, which is for land. The membership now numbers 7i>. Levi Barker is the president; J. L. Gibb and C. Jenson, vice presidents; J. L. Findlay, secretary-treasurer. TABER TALK. (From ihe Iletalu Kepresemauvi ) Taber is bounded on the north by the Belly River, west by vast coalfields, and rich prairie, south by acres of good land and rich bodies of coal, on the east by more laud, and abundance of coal. Coal to the right of us, coal to the left of us, coal in front of us, coal beneath us. J. L. Hull and family who have been visiting their friends in Utah the past two month, have returned to laber all well, and glad to get back. Mr. Hull has a force of car-IH-nters working on h>s pretty up-to-date cottage, which will be finished in a few days. A number of very good showy dwellings have been erected recently, among which are John Barton's, snd J. C. Hobbs. Douglas & Douglas are preparing to build a mercantile house beside the one now occupied by them. The mei can tile firm of Probert and Wood are enlarging their store. Mr, A. Lyons merchant is building his new store just east of Probert & Wood. We now have four mercantile houses.two meat markets, two lumber yards, two implement companies, two barber shops, one millinery establishment, two hotels. Chinese laundries, restaurant, a good orchestra, and Brass band, both under the management of John Hull, recently from Winnipeg- On Sunday Dec. 17th at eleven o'clock the new Presbyterian church was dedicated, Mr. Gordon of Lethbridge, iu charge. Monday evening, following, a social was given, and a genuine good feeling prevailed among the many present The L. D. S. church is to be com pleted and ready for use soon after the holidays. 1'eUr Paterson has been here in the interest of the Miner's Union. A branch organization was formed. Many art: iu doubt as to the wisdom of the movement. Recently, Father Bonnet, from Magrath, came down to Taber to join his sons, John and Clarence in an antelope hunt on the prairies. They went, but lost their way, and after wandering for i few hours, were obliged to abandon their horses and wagons. They tramped 21  miles, taking their direction from thestars. and finally readied the railroad, where they found an entity shack. They had been without food (or48 hours A search ipiick-ly In-gan for refreshments, but none were found, excepting about one pint of beans, which the mice had stored awayliehind some boards for their winter supplies. The beans were hastily prepared, cooked and eaten by the hunters. They then folllowed the track to the first section house where they were cured for. After reaching homo -safely, they, especially Fatner Bonnet, de clari'd that there was no place likce Want Always ;