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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 7, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta VOID ME 1 The Lethbridge Herald L I.TI I BRIDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, I EBKJAUV 7, 1900. NUMBER 14 The Canadian Bank of Commerce HEAD OFFTCE, TORONTO Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000 Reserve' Fund, $4,500,000 11 |., W.M.KI'K n HON i.'i M-i (.KO A COX. Pi. si '-tit n-.B- r Vl.KX f.AIUn, A- M i a 135 branch es IN CANADA AND THE TNITED STATUS A general Banking Bnsincss transictcd. Accouts may be opened and conducted by mall with all branches of this Bank. SAVI N(iS BANK DEPARTMENT. Deposits �' $1 flnd upwards received, and interest allowed at current rates. Interest added to the deposit twice in each year, at the end of May ntid November. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in the withdrawal of whole or any portion of the deposit, Letrihbdge, (Alta.,) Branch C G. K NOURSE, MANAGER A NEW DISTRICT A TRANSFER TRACK For Land Titles Registry To be Built from the C. tion Should be Created ~ ~ " ' " * FOR THE BEST SERVICE LETHBRIDGE STOP AT THE [HOTEL DALLAS ADVERTISED  WINDSOR + rates, $1.00 per day A ci>v' iil nt, ttud eozv ,ly |u' k"d nf or hi il o r. sort. O-mforr ( f truwts Ik attentiv-o of the f. w roally good dollir per cl*y v h�n in L'thbiidtfo ca.li at tbo Windsor h. miebach,* prop Bank of Montreal ESTABLISHED 1817 Capital all paid up...................$14,000,000 Reserved Fund...................... 10.000,000 Kalnnce Profit and Loss.............. 165,159 Head Office, M ntrea' PRESIDENT N. I.Hllli STU\i IHONA AND MuI'NT i-OVAI.. VICE-PRESIDENT II' N �llt umiih1k �'. llltl'MMi'NI). K i". M. i'. Hi. i"' T' K. �. CL'IISTON. liKNKIItl. Man�iikii hos and Ayencies at all the principal points in Canada Also m Loudon, England, New York, Chicago. Spokane and Newfoundland Ins' Circular Lottersof Credit and Commercial Credits issued lor use in all parts of the world COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS  ��.Nit' j l . ! i ["V ,'t l- i i LTi' ii i 11 inu 11 iI'Mtiur mill here '1 lie Board wante , to know f tin' council would grant a free site of 'A acres, exemption from taxation for 15 years and water at 5 cents per 1000 feet or free water, for a iVMl barrel capacity mill or a tree site of 5acres, exemption for 20 years and water at 5 cents or free for a "XKJ barrel capacity mill. Mayor Rogers and Aldermen Dooley and Robinson were chosen to interxiew the A R. iVr I. and ascertain the cost of live acres of land. The idea of the Hoard of Trade is to have something definite to work upon with a view to securing a big flour mill for the town. NO OPPOSITION Elections in Saskatchewan by Ac clamation. the lots some years ug^o for $250. Lethrbidge property, it will thus be seen, is rising in value rapidly. The Jobbing Co. purjxises building a brick warehouse on this pro-petty, ns well as three adjoining lots to the east, which they purchased some time ago. It is understood the company have been notified to vacate their present quarters in sixty days by the C. P. R., as the enlarging of the yords is expected to be in progress then and the ground on which the warehouse stands is required. The general feeling nmongBt merchants is that Smith st. will be the wholesale thoroughfare of the j city. Already effort is being put forth to have the C. P. R. build a transfer track along this street, to accomodate wholesale houses and retail merchants NaUirally wholesale houses find it of importance to have a siding at their doors to facilitate shipping. The projected transfer track took definite shape on Monday when a petition was presented to the Town Council nsking "that necessary steps be taken and provlson made for a branch railway from the C. P. H. main line along Smith st. to Courtland st.. with the necessary switching regulations, the condition to p ly for cost of construction of the same and to l>e remunerated therefor by charging a rate on each car passing over the trucks that will pay interest on the expenditure" or "that the corporation sanction the constuction of a railway as previously mentioned, leaving the construction of the same to those interested." This petition was signed by A. Miiedonitid & Co Adams Lumber Co., Sherlock Freeman & Co., Hudson's "Bay Co. C. W. Gray. Hurry Rose. C. J Eckstorni & Co., C, Hyssop. Rosi & Graves. Western Warehouse am; Transfer Co.. Morris A: Hendricks L. H. Fowler & Co.. Howard Casi & Co.. A. E. Keys. John Bruce. II T.Cherry. Geo. W. Robinson. Geo Rogers, John Brodie. T. H. Mew burn, Northwest Jobbing & Commission Co., Reid iV: Co. Tlie council passed a resolution agreeing to the construction of tin tnick as far south as London st The question of ownership and operation will be taken up at the next meeting of the council. Special to the Herald. Calgary. Feb. 7 In the bye elections yesterday, W. E. Kuowles liberal. Moosejaw, was returned in West Assinalioia. Geo. McCrauey, libi ral. Rosthern. in Saskatchewan and Dr. Worthingtoii. conservative in Sherbrool; . (Jue. Pingle's nomination papers in West Assina-lx)ia were irregular. CUT TEN OFF Town Council Grants a Rebate on License. MAY STRIKE HERE Grand Trunk Pacific Heading for Lethbridge. No one man ever has too many pairs of Trouncrs, but this store h�;s more than it should have just now. They're ail new goods, modelled on correct tines and made up from regular trouserings. Never before have we had 30 many sterling values � in trustworthy fabrics and wide variety of tasty patterns, and only the overstock is responsible for the � special prices we have marked on them in order to sell them rapidly. We Can Gi\e You Just what]: You Want, either Ready-to-j; Wear or Made-to-Order.   �ur nisban 1 and father, and to those who sent flowers f'or the funeral Mrs. .lardine and family. team sent team lust but it wus The Calgary lacrosse a challenge to the local week to play in Calgary impossible to accept as bridge twelve could not be got to- j jftr t{J thftt in forc0 |n 0nturi0) prQ. K''lher. | viding that a wife shall have an in- Knox church Indies aid society ; choate right of dower. It is urged will take orders for sewing, especi- ] that inusinueh us the women play A petition is being circulated by the W. C. T. V. and is largely sign-')m 'Tl Nyas i ed. asking for the enactment by the tlie Lietii- j Alberta Legislature of a law simi- nlly of children's dresses. Orders may lie left at the meetings, which are held in the vestry of the church on the Hrst and thivd Thursdays of each month from 2 to (5 o'clock. so dirge a part in the settlement of this country and have to share so many of the hardships of pioneer life, they should have some share by law in the property acquired.. A special train on Tuesday brought Messrs. Naisiuith and Marl at h of the A R. A- I. Ry. to Cirdston. They brought their team with them on the train and drove out to the head-gates of the St. Mary's canal, returning on the train the same day. Cardston Star. Lost, yesterday afternoon, between the Barracks and the I'nion Rank a long black (nickel book A NEW P0ST0FFICE Lethbridge has a better right one than the Hat. tt I'rof. and Madame Lollin l)e Le Pek'herdicr. will locate in Let.'s-briilge in March Tin I'rufessor will teach French and other languages, while Madame will conduct a high class dress making and costuming establishment In speaking of l>r. CamplH-H's removal to this town, the Cardston Star says: Lethbridge will gain a good man and Cardston will lose one of the best physicians in the Dominion. It is not likely that Mrs. Campbell will leave for a couple of weeks. The Ladies Aid of Wesley! F. E. Simpson, of theCranbrook church is prepared to do Bcwing at 1 Herald, visited Winnipeg last week, reasonable puce... Any order left ulul purchased a carload of machin-at 'he basement of the church Ik--jevv for his Lethbridge plant, ttte..,, 2 and .". on \\ ednesday after-1 Simpson has faith in Southern Al-noons will le promptly attend.-d ! bc.rta and Southern British Colum-b>- t.f. i 14| 1,'ui. The man who is without faith in the Canadian West these days is an oddity. The faith which begets deeds is the good kind, and Simpson has it. Some man good at figures would have his work cut out if lie siit down to figure up how much East Kootenay has benefitted through Simpson's active pen. -Medicine Hat News. j K. S. Williamson Toronto. President of the Dickens fellowship, ^ _ ...has discovered another relic of containing SI lb, ten $1U bills, eight | the great author^ and one which *"> bills, three S'2 bills and two SI bills, two small photographs and some private pa|>ers. A good reward will be p'lid to the finder by Sergt. ii. (ioodwiu. The Medicine Hat News remarks: Tin- Alberta Southern Railway, for which a charter is asked, has a bi.uich tor Medicine Hat, It looks as if this road would build from Ue-ginu south of the Hills to Lethbridge. and from there have running rights over the Crow's Nest Railwuy. W. A. Taylor, manager of Spencer Bros. Ranch on the Milk River. whs ill town at the end of last week, mid told the News that S|>eiicer i;-os will appeal from the judges lb cision in their case against the government Mr. A. E. Philip is at Ottawa in connection with the ca^e Medicine HatNews. curiously enough he has been carrying around for a few years without knowing it. Helms been the (Kissessor since l'.tUl of the first gold watch carried by Dickens, which was brought to this country by FraucisJofFery Dickens.the third sou of the author, who came to Cunada shortly after his father's death and became inspector iu the Northwest Mounted Police. His father gave him the watnh asa keep sake. Recently Mr. Williamson sent the timepiece to a jeweller to be cleaned, and the latter discovered in the back case a secret recess. In this was n lock of dark hair, a man's evidently, lied with thread. Mr. Williamson thinks it may have been cut from the novelist's own li.tir. and placed in his watch when he was giving it to his son. \ ery have Hon. Walter Scott, in a telegram to Mayor Forster. Medicine Hat slates positively that the Dominion government will let the contr/ic for a large, new |JOBtottiee building at Medicine Hat lie fore spring opens Phis news is important to Lethbridge. If the Hat, not as large a town, is to get a |k)stotlice building surely Lethbridge with nearly 5IKJO population and ranking in third place amongst the postoiiices, in point of business, in Alberta, should huve a new building too. This is a matter for the Board of Trade and Town Council to taki-up. Our claims are sound. It is not a case of asking a favor but simply requesting what wo are en titled to and in need of. The the Mi I Jas. (xreeuwood had his leg broken Monday. Lethbridge starts out the y>ai with a good record. The "Diamond Boys" of Lethbriilge fairly walloped the Mulling out of ("alga ry the other day Ii iseUdl in the middle of winter mind ye I nit wait until they run up a-raint tin real thing in ('anlstoii this year Cardston Star. following are the otiieers ol iple Leaf fool kill club: Hon ics.. Hon. Dr. DeVehcr: Rrvs.. Dr. (ialhruith; Vice Riw. I'.. A iiiiiiiiighani: Sec. Treas,. John Harvie;Coinniittee, .las. Barr. sr . chairman, .las McN ulty. duo Mr. Taggart. Wm Scott. Robt. Crawford. Fred James. Sam'l Wilkinson. The Herald is now loco led in its new quarters. The niaeliinery has all been installed but we will not be in running order until the electric motor arrives in the course of ten days. We have a plant now that is not equalled iu Alberta outside of Edmonton or Calgary, and will enable us to produce Ihe best weekly paper iu the provinci liif weather has been line, so many young children oi-ltiih school tluil il has been lo,ind necessary to open a hc|^i-i'i i's' class iu the primary department at the Central school, l'ur-i m's. I,;n iiiL; childteii of school age iid \ accinated, an requested to (�ii'l them HOW or else defer till Lister when ii similar class \\u\ In i �!�-nei I. Beattie Meabitt, At. P. P. North . . . Toronto, has resigned to become and turn out the registrar of West Toronto. I job work. The Savages played two glimeh if baseball last week, one at (.'al-g:oy on Thursday and the other at Me'-b-ine Hat on Friday. The boys trimmed Burn's Beef Eaters �gain, by a score of l.l to 2 and would have won ill .Medicine Hat. had lii-y not been compelled to tr.i'.el from Calgary to the Hut, \ n Mailt;'<1. virtually losing a in :llt's sleep. However they put up a good game there, the Hat nine only winning by (5 to ii. Harris, of Winnipeg Maroons, was in the pitcher's box for Medicine Hat. At Calgary, Barber with three, liouk ami Simons wit,h 2 each and (iagnon and Anderson with one each, scored the runs for Loth-bridge. Kenny and Barber made three base hits. Anderson had eleven strike outs to his credit. The people of Lethbridge are under obligation to H. T. Cherry for securing two high class attiactions for this town. The first, the Eng-li ;h Concert Co., composed of Mine Bi id rice Laugley, a violinist of repute, who toured Canada not loug ago with the reuowued Madame Alb.ini, Stanley Adams, a celebrated baritone and Miss Myrtle Meggy a clever Australian pianist, is to be he.v on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Feb. 17 and 18. A sacred concert will 1)6 given on the latter evening. This company has only appeared iu the large cities and Mr. Chorrv is to be complimented upon securing such a rare mimical treat for Lethbridge. On March 1 and 2 the Juvenile Boston ian Opera Co. made up of wonderfully clover children from i to II years of ago will lie here. Every p -rson in Lethbridge and district should patronize these concerts. It can safely be said no such attractions have ever been offered in this town. tinest class of Lethbridge only had three errors while Calgary had eight, Edward Morton, late advertising manager of the Calgary Herald, died this morning. President Boosevelt haB ordered a searching investigation into the Valencia disaster. ;