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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAfiK SIS DISTRICT NEWS CRANBROOK (From Tlio Ileralil) Mr F E. Simpson, who has been THE CROWS NEST PASS (Ulnlrii'.oro Enterprise) The death of Alex. Rultnrii, nn old ccurred on Sunday morning lived V'tViast toue ..hat he as far out in (lie hills that scnrcely th- Tiner 'nil will anyone k lew ot his i.liiess, tnua inaK- ing his death n distinct surprise. Mis Jovial natuio had always draw Cranbrook amtin niter n siiort jo rn in Lethbrdge and will m mlssai ture run out of here. o- him many Mends. He w.ll most of them made it throiiBli til nnd oven If IKoy wore Httl late, It wns not too Into tor congra- tulations srn! lo enj.jy (he feativltles of the evening. The hostess, Mrs. Jolinso i, knows how to welcome tuul enlartain her guo.'tn Everyone pro- tent siient very iinjoysb'.o time. MflC-'.EOD (From 1 ho News) Tuesday n'.v'lit at tho Mncleort Club Lieut. Eddy Ryan who was Into- ly Invalided homo from the front, wiir ntcd with a handsome clguretti case niul gold signet ring, both suit nbly engraved, by a tew ot his friends in 'Mncleod. Major Starnoa of the in making the presenta-1 lOfBRFJWISSGOOD Trovers, Aim., Doc. Wed- nesday morning about 10 o'clock II was noticed that a hole, had boon drilled through the top of the depot siife On exniulnation it was found uSYrlU off and part of it remained. Entrance nb made by pulliiig the staples of e depot door. on .the-now bunk building is d by all who know him. .Ho leaves to mourn his death, his '.vife: one dtu-ehter, Jlrs. Douglas, of May- __________________.croft- one. Sidney, at home: and one daughter, Ruth isham. HIGH RIVER I McGllllvray Creek Coal Coko (From The Times) icompany has declared Its second div- Pfficlal word has been received by of 1 cent, for 1916. tnvolv- Hendersoi. at Calgary, that hei iliB distribution of or hivbanii, Corporal Henderson in the year. It Is the fourth had beer, killed in action in the re- dividend of 1 cent per share, or 1 fighting in France. Corporal ver cent. which has been paid by the Henderson resided in High. River for Coirpany nnd Is for the period ending have the honor of presenting this to small token to Lieut. Ryan. Pvnrv Itlie cold weather. r. one in -Macleoil anil even envied Mr. and Mrs, Groff leave for Medl- Hat today for 'the. winter, him Ills Gamgor .returned Tuesday Agricultural Society, was held at the A large delegation on'WedneB- to for in future. 'of HIHcrest. The nuptial knot was: jjank of Commerce which with On .Monday evening, at the home tiei ov Mr. Law, at tlie Metho- interest aimrantcd to which' Oscar tncltaon aii( of Mr. Frank liomiy, F. dist Hellenic. mw Off. Tbe farmers Ml! pal left Hicks and Lnura May Griswold were." Th-e Blairclore school board has year had had good crops nnd Calgary'amiJrom .there they leave joined in marriage by Rev. H. S.; the application of Miss Gordon, B. A. iFnltni. of Foremost, as teacher of One hundred and (Fiiltoi, of Foreniost, as teacher forty-four thou- primary department for 1917. sand bushels of grain is ihs amount threshed this season by Messrs. W. 11. Wilderman t Sons, of Blackie dis- jrict. Oats was the principal crop and the average weight of the bushel measure of oats was about 441 VULCAN (From The Advocate) On complaint being laid by the school inspector. C. H. Dorsch, En- llle otuer members of the this yea they should try and reduce the amount. Mr. Mclntosh then went romid with a subscription list Die members of the society and col- e'c-.od the magnificent sure of district 00 to help meet this note. There s'veet is no doubt, whatever, that the note will not bo long lived, especially if society at to spend .the winter. Alfred Lewis took them (o Champion in a car. Miss Ruby Little, closed a success- ful term of school yesterday at She is leaving by car for to the pact few weeks of cooler wea- ther the average has 'been pretty small, as several of the people live two and three miles distant. Miss Chi'ds is managing the post office for Mrs. Holbrook. A separate Last year they threshed 157.000 bl'.sh, sign. K EStstway. and P. Soli, come t-nrOush the same as those i-is but the season was much longer, j vingi and Smitheram, of Queens- the meeting did. Of the above amount threshed 80.000 appeared before Justice of the, elected for the ensu- bushels belonged to Messrs. Wilder- Peace H. Hilrrer of the Mounted ng veal. were as fo'lows: man Sons. They had a splendid Police Barracks on Monday, to "H jictmosir 1st vice-president, bmldiag has been prernied regu- swer to not having complied with: Mr T 2nd the School Attendance Act in Mr_ w> rjamon; inn their children regularly to school. I Messrs K- Grjer, QHieii, Underwood. Convictions were established in eachjp u H Maim5eli, J. R. McLean, case, and a was im.osea. 0, (Special lo tlio Herald) Cranbrook, Doc. 2G. Crir.ibrook merchants report business 100 per cent, better than last year. The Her- ald representative interviewed a number of wholesale and retail mer- chants as to Christmas trade with the.result that practically every one stated emphatically that business this year far surpassed previous seasons. Ono firm stated that conditions had iirovsi to such an extent that It was, necessary to double his staff and he intended to maintain that staff throughout the year. Miss Delia Greaves and brother William, are visiting their father for the Christmas holidays. Miss Ethel Maedonald and Mr. Jack Martin nro visiting friends at Hall, B. C. On his return to Cranbrook Mr. Martin will open a real estate of- fice at Kootonay Orchard, a suburb WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 27.1010 You may want to change your automobile, or your piano, or even your home- but you will never want to change the COFFEE, when once you taste the delectable flavour of Chase Sanborn's "SEAL BRAND" COFFEE. K' I and 2 pound tins. fine (round for Percolators. Never In bulk. 182 or Cranbrook. Old Jack Frost took Cranbrook by storm last night. Immediately fol- lowing his visit the mercury drop- ped to 29 bolow zero nnd is still going down. HE HAS ARRIVED Ottawa, Dec. cablo has been received today announcing the safe ar- rival in England of Sir George Fostor, minister of trade arid commerce. year and are very pleased with the vear's work. TABER (From The Times) I nresi- hours adopted. Also those directors' lmvinS lock boxes can'get their mail 1 after hours or on Sunday. We believe these rules will meet the approval ot Hummers ley, John U. Haight, who has been vio-j Aiiu.nhi- find. Last month the local commit- tee was reorganized and in a three week's campaign raised about three thousand dollars. Of this amount S2.14S.47 has been paid in cash, and turned into the fund. The annual election of officers of Wadena local No. 303, U. F. A., took place on Wednesday, December 13, at the Wadena school house. Following lire the officers for the new term: President, Fred funeral took place on Saturday.! A'serious outbreak of fire occurred' the remains were laid last wcek at the ROSeiaUd Dairy. A barn, two' horses and three cows to' rest in the Highland cemetery. Mr. arid Mrs. J. O'Brien, who have were lost. How the fire originated is been visiting in Vulcan, left for Nova j not yet known, Macleod fire brl- Scotia, where they will reside. Mr.j gade' mafle a Eharp turj out and ar- and .Mrs. O'Briea have been residents yjved at the scene of the conflagra- of- Alberta for the past seven years. Mr. .O'Brien having successfully con- Brooks and Bassano. Their many friends in the west wish them suc- cess in their home. to have a resident med-i tion a few minutes, after the alarm turned in. After an hour and a' half of hard work they managed to. get the flaines under control and pre- vented the fire from spreading to the other building's which were in close proximity. The Roseland Dairy is Messrs, Thelan' ical practitioner, Dr. Walkey of Rich dent, Ralph Carley; sec.-treas. B. N. mencing on January 22 and lasting 4 days. Ed. Wildman, one of Taber's well known contractors, met with, an ac- -cident on Wednesday which resulted J in several ribs being fractured. He follows: President Mrs. Walker; 1st and Snttf-viceiresidents Mesdames Chap- and Marshall: sec.-treas Mrs Hawkins, P. Meyers, and Miss Bertha Mesdaraes Warner leod, was held on Tuesday evening last. The -church was filled with people and a Full choir was in atten- dance. Rev. H. Wright of Pincher Creek, moderator of the Presbytery, performed the ceremoay of induction. The Rev. Dr. Ferguson, superinten- was working 01 an elevator at Win-i actors, _. _ when the scaffolding broke McKague. Jflent of Home Missions, delivered .a.: and Mr. Wildman fell hitting the I very rlne ,and inspiring address, joists and fracturing the ribs. He is doing as well as can be expected. At the regular meeting of Doric on the corner of Vulcan street aadjwhicb was to tiie minister than Prairie avenue. to tne congregatioi, dealing chiefly, We regret to report the death the minj3terial duties Charles Dexter Mason, who passed Kennedy. General hospital, Cal- immediate j-i.ufo A.M., held oa Tuesday eve-iittE, December 12, the foliowing away ,at ih? .General h officers were elected: W. M. H. H. KT- last Saturday, th. ABdetson. S. Ales Cambpeli, death being pnenmonu. Mr. W. J. D. Wilson, treasurer; J. H. Mason- was years of age. Mr. Kobinson, secretary; Oeo. E. Swing, came to country chaplain; J. F.. Oorrlll, Tyler, E'. T. Weftlake. Sloe Johnson received a letter .from Albert H. Williams, who was reported missing some months ago. Pte. Williams is in West Kerby hos- pital, Liverpool, Eng., suffering from shrapned wounds in his left elbow. He is doing as well as expected. PINCHER CREEK (Ftom The-Echo) Alf. Pelletier attended the stock Bale at Ca'sary last week and bought twp yearling Shorthorn bulls and 2 head of purebred Shropshire sheep. frcm Australia in 1905, settling at Nation. A year later he moved to HOLLAND WILL ISSUE NOTE Berlin, Dec. 25, via Overseas News Agency gives out the foi.owing: 'The Berne Tags- Ensign, at which latter place he made Matt reports that the Scandinavian his home, farming extensively. A j governments, according to rumor, will few weeks ago he and his tlle immediate future hold a rrioved to Calgary to there for1 tho winter.. Mr. Mason leaves, a wi- dow, four Roland, Walter, who are at the front, William and John, and- two Edith. daughters, Clarice and COMMERCE (From Our Own CorrEfoondenO Commerce, pec. Woman's Auxiliary of Commerce aad Diamond City held a special meeting on Thurs- con- nego- ferejicc in order to tiations by common propositions. "Likewise the Neue Zurichte Zei- tuig reports from The Hague that. Holland will probably issue a similar, to that of Switzerland." For the Kiddies Absoluteijt New lu alia LU out and stand up. Circus tent ready to set up, Real fias for top of tent. HOW TO GET- IT. Send 5 Royal Grown Soap Coupons 130 wrappe.ra) or one coupon (6 Vvrappers) and lOe along Tdth your name .and ad- dress and will send yon this by return mail. No wait- ing. Royal Crown Soaps, Ifd. Pelletier, also, rec.ent.ly purchas- flayi Dec. 21st at the home of Mrs. ed 30 Osheep-from Mf. Phillips. On: account of the small ed 300 sheep from Mr: perry. membership and two members leav- dent on Monday at his ranch. It it was thought wise to disband, pears that in some'manner he president, Mrs. Thorley, resign- thrown off the horse he riding" ed, as did Mrs. Harper, sec.-treas. The I and must have been-stirrup hung and funds on hand were distributed as dragged a considerable distance. -He S25 to the I.O.D.E., Leth- found by who were bridge, fund; to St. baling at the ranch with a part of John's S. S., Diamond City, the bal- tbe stirrup on his foot. He is now .ssnt to the general dio- lyirig in the hospital in. a precarious cesan -board at Calgary, condition having suffered a very Mra., Harper, after five years in severe scalp of the Diamond Coal Co.'s Juries. Mr. Cyr has so far been uh-, hospital at Diamond City, gave up her able to give any details an to hew the i W0fk there on the 15th Inst., and left accident occurred. The horse ho. was j with her brother, Aj H. Davy and riding has always been, considered family, for a three months' trip to very Eentle. A quiet wedding was solemnized at the home of ilr. and Mrs. C. W. Tay- sum on Monday evening last when .Viss Lil'ian B. Vizer, of Gloa., Erig, Ontario.. PAKOWKI (From 'pur Own Correspondent} Pakowkl, Alta., Dec. Afon- becaire the wife ow Thos. H. Hlntonj' day afterpooii at 2 .o'clock, Dec. 18th of Pincher Creek, formerly of a p'retty wedding took place at the Eng. Rev. Wilkinson performed the home 0.' Mr. and Mrs. Brick Johnson ceremony. Mr. and Mrs. Taysum Glen. Banner, when their eldest ported the bride and groom. (daughter ;Edyth Theoline Johnson At the Hay Growers directors' was united in marriage to George meeting on Saturday last a resolu- Washington Hough, of Glen Banner, tion was unanimously passed to Rev, J. Goldlng officiating. Mn. make some recognition of the valua- Andrew J. Brandt acted as best man, Me services rendered the company land Miss Mabel Johnson as brides- by A. E. Levasseur. It was decided maid. The whole family, five that as Mr. Levasseur was four daughters of Mr. and Mrs. at the end of the year to serve the j Johnson were present to witness the Bmpirc, a present appropriate to his ceremony. Invitations had been ex- new duties should bo tendered him. j fended to friends at Pakowki and A beautiful wrist watch was obtained Orion to attend the wedding, but ow- and the presentation was. made to- the storm and heavy roads the meeting by President John Kem- some of them found It difficult to get mis, M.P.P. i tarnugn with their curs. Winter Excnrs ons Low Round Trip Fares TICKETS ON SALE DAILY, DECEMBER 1st TO 3tst. TO TORONTO, HAMILTON, LONDON, WINDSOR, OTTAWA, KINGSTON, MONTREAL, QUEBEC, ST. JOHN, HALIFAX AND All Points in Eastern Canada Final Returr. Limit VHREE MONTHS from date of isiae. To Atlantic Seaports In connection ocean tickets' via all Steamship Lines to the OLD COUNTRY Final Return Limit FIVE MONTHS from date of issue. A'so to St. Paul, Minneapolis Cedar Rapids, Chicago, Council Bluffs, DCS Moines, Dubuque, Fort Dcdge, Kansas City and other United States Po'nts Final Return Limit THREE MONTHS from data of Issue. To Vancouver, Victoria and New Westminster Tickets or, Sale December 4th to 9th, 1016. January 8th to 13th and February 5th to 10th, 1917. Final Return Limit April 30eh, 1917. For full Information apply to any Canadian Pacific Ticket Agent, or write, R. DAWSON, District Agent, Calgary. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE Statement of the result of the business o" 'he Bank for the year ending 30th November, 1916 25 17 Balance at credit of Profit and Loss Account brought forward from laat ycur Net 1'rolUs for Hie year ending 30tb November, after providing for all bad and doubtful debts This has been appropriated as follows: Dividends Nos. i 16, 117, 118 and 119 at ten per cent, per annum BpuuS'of one per cent, payable 1st jj0 do do 1st December War tax on bank-nole circulation to 30th November............ Transferred lo Pension Fund (annual Subscriptions: Canadian Patriotic British Red Cross British Sailors' Relief Fund........... S 4J 00 i 50.000 00 00 M 00 00 00 00 Sundry subscriptions, including Northern Ontario Fire Relief Fund and War Hospitals, etc..............---- Balance carried 00 09 42 STATEMENT 30th NOVEMBER, 1916 LIABILITIES To THE PUBLIC Notes of the Bank in Deposits not bearing- interest..........................'.... S a Deposits bearing interest, including interest accrued to date 88 S 68 'Deposits bearing- Balances due to other Banks in Balances due to.Banks and Banking1 Correspondents elsewhere than in Canada. Bills Payable...................- Acceptances under Letters of Credit.......- jj. TO THE SllAREHOLDSRS Dividends Unpaid.......'........................... Dividend No. 119 and bonus, payable 1st Decepberl.. Capital Paid up......-------....................... Rest Account----..................................... .Balance of Profits as per Profit and Loss Account..... S 00 00 09 IS 42 68 13 S 55 12 00 09 76 ASSETS Gtiui iitid Siver Coin Current........... Dominion Notes........................ Deposit with the Central Gold Reserves. 83 00 00 Notes of other Cheques'On other Banks .....1.......................- by olhcr Banks in Canada.................... Balances due by Banks and Banking -Correspondents else- where than in Canada............. 00 71 66 Dominion and Provincial Government Securities, not exceeding1 market value.. British, Foreign and Colonial Public Securities and Canadian Municipal other Bonds, Debentures and Stocks, hot exceeding market value Call and Short Loans (not exceeding 30 days) in on Bonds, Debentures Call and Short'Loans (not exceeding130 days) elsewhere than in Canada Deposit with the Minister of Fiiunce for the purposes of the Circulation I'und. ither Current Loans and Discounts in Canada (less rebate of interest) Hher Current Loans and Discounts'elsewliere than in Canada [Was reoa.B G. Liabilities of Customers under Letters of Credit, as per contra................ Overdue Debts (estimated loss provided Real Estate other than Bank Premises (including the unsold balance of 'ormjr iiremlses of the Eastern Townships 5 Less mortgage 70 86 85 42 Oth Oth 21 00 Mortgages on Real Fsiate sold the Hank.............. Bank Premises !U cost, less amounts written off......... Leas mortgage assumed on property purchased. Other Assets not included in tjie foregoing............. Z6 00 34 S3 B. E. WALKER I'KESIDJHT 2fi 31 76 JOHN AIRD GENERAL MANAGIK of the Auditora to Shareholder! of The Canadian Bant of Commerce In i'.h MIC provision J cl 1? and M of Section 56 of the U.mlt Act, we i We have .-uKfitrt Ihcakove Shsrt and eomwrrf rtttinx fatiitjle bruuhu" We havooUamci. ka n nqijind. and are of the opinion Itot llio traniacl.ras nf the wi'th the ;inil at Office ill tlie information and that ffc lank which have come under our notice c nare cnctKcu inii ,1-1 -.ilprincip.il branches itt a date other than, and m idditioii lo. the verification at 30Ui ftovnnber, 1916, and found thai they were in aareemrnt iviUMhe cnt ncs m the books of the Bank .-cUling thereto. Ir our ommon Hie Balance Sheet in properly drawn tip so as to exhibit a Imp ami correct View of tho state of the of the Hank nocordinff to the best of our information and the cjiplannuoiis given to us, and as by'the books of the Bank. T; 'HARRY WEUB. C. A. V (AMES MARW1CK. C. A. -oi'Marwick, Peat C ;