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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 7, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME 1 Lethbridge ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, fhe Canadian Bank Ijommerce HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO Paid-up Capital, Reserve Jiind, B. K. WALK Kit O HON -OK COX. ALKX LAIRD, 135 IN CANADA BRANCHES AND THtt UNITED STATES A general Nanking Bnsiness transacted. Accouts may be opened and con- ducted by mail with all branches of this Bank. SAVINGS HANK DEPARTMENT. DejKi.sits of SI and upwards received, and interest allowed at current rates. Interest added to the deposit twice in each year, at the end of May and November. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in the withdrawal of whole or any portion of the deposit, Letrihbdge, Branch C. G. K. NOURSE, MANAGER ANEW _DISTRICT A TRANSFER TRACK For Land Titles Registra-JTo be Built from the C.j n. n. A f 1 I''' LXTHBR1DGE, tion Should be Created HEADQUARTERS AT LETHBRIDGE Only Two Offices in this Big Province Now. For all of Alberta, there are, at present, only two land titles offices, one at Calgary and one at ton. If a deed or mortgage from Lethbridge has to be registered it has to be sent to Calgary and it is frequently two months before it is returned, as tho office there is small and rushed with work. The land title offices are to be transferred from the control of the Dominion to the provincial government and one of the first acts of Premier Rutherford and his colleagues should be to create Southern Alberta into a land titles district, with Lethbridge us the headquarters. In Ontario every county has at least one, and some of them office, which is the same as a land titles office in this province. Atfpresent, lawyers and clients are inconvenienced greatly by the delay occasioned at Calgary in the registration of deeds and papers .id the government should see _ to t at once that proper accomodation s afforded the people by creating new district for Southern Alberta, nd as Lethbridge is the centre of bis important country, naturally he office should be located here. P. R. Along Smith st. FOR TOWN'S WHOLESALE HOUSES I Big Deal in Property on a nent Corner. Promi- J WE ARE ADVERTISED BY OUR RATES, PE.R DAY A convenient and cozy resort. Comfort of guests is attentiv- ely looked ofrer and of the ft.w renlly good dolls r per day in Albert R. When in call at EDO "Windsor i H. El. PROP. A FLOUR MILL Effort to Secure a Big Mill for Lethbridge. A. E. Cunningham, chairman of he Industrial committee of the Board of Trade, sent an important ommunication to the Town coun- cil Monday night. It was in re- ;ard to the erection of a fbur mill here. The Board wanie.J to know if the council would grant a free site of 3 acres, exemption from taxation for 15 years and water at 5-cents per 1000 feet or free water, for a BOO barrel capacity mill or .a. Tree site of 5 acres, exemption for Bank of Montreal 'ESTABLISHED 1SI7 Capital ail paid Reserved Fund....................... Balance Profit and Loss.............. 20 years and water at o cents or free for a 500 barrel capacity mill. Mayor Rogers and Aldermen Dooley and Robinson were chosen to interview the A. R- I. and as- certain the cost of five acres of land. The idea of the Board of Trade is to have something to work upon with a view to securing a bi" flour mill for the town. D. J. Whitney sold two lots, at the south east corner of Smith and Redpath sts last Thursday for S3- 500 to the Northwest- Jobbing Commission Co. The frontage was 50 feet. Mr. Whitney purchased the lots some years Lethrbidge property, it -vill thus be seen, is rising in value rapidly. The Jobbing Co. purposes build- ing a brick warehouse on; this pro- perty, as well as three jidjoining lots to the east, which they pur- chased some time ago. It is un- derstood the company liave teen notified to vacate theii; present quarters'in sixty days by'the C. P; R., as the enlarging of the yards is expected to be in progress then and the ground on which the warehouse stands is required. The general feeling amongst merchants is that Smith st. will be the wholesale thoroughfare of the 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 Natarally whole- sale 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 toilie Town Council asking "that hiecessary steps be taken and provison made for a branch railway frornthe C.P. R. main line along Smith st. to Courtland st.. with the switching regulations, the corpora- tion to pay for cost of construction of the same and to be enumerated i here for by charging a rate on each car passing over the tracks thai will pay interest oii the expendi- ture" or "that the corporation sane tion-the coustuction of a raihvaj as previously mentioned, leuvin the construction of: the same to those interested.1' This petitioi was signed by A. Mncdonaid Co Adams Lumber Co., i Sherlock "Freeman Co., Hudsoifs Bay Co., C.W. Gray, Harry Rose, C.. J. Eckstorm Co., C. Hyssop, Rose Graves, Western Warehouse and Transfer Co.. Morris Hendricks, L. H. Fowler Co., Howard Case Co., A. E. Keys. John Bruce. H. T. Cherry, Geo. W. Robinson, Geo Rogers, John Brodie, T. H. Mew- biiru, Northwest Jobbing Com- mission Co., Reid Co. The council passed a resolution NUMBER FEBRUARY Trousers, but this huve just now. They're ail new goods, modelled on correct lines and made up fr trouserings. Never before have we had in trustworthy fabrics and variety of tasty pat- terns, and only the overst special prices we have marked on them in them rapidly. the order- to We Can Give You Just what You Want, either Ready-to- Wear or SOUTHMRD A LOCAUDDGET. The Calgary lacrosse team sent a challenge to the local team last week to play in Calgary was impossible to accept as the Leth- bridge twelve could not be got to- gether. A petition is being circulated by the W. C. T. U. and is largely sign- ed, asking for the enactoieritby the Alberta Legislature of a law simi- lar to that in force in Ontario, pro- viding that a -wife shall have an in- LuspeotorVibert, of the Union Bank, is in charge of. the Edmon- ton branch during the absence of the manager. _ "-iit L Knox church ladies aid society choate right of dower. It is urged it you wish to buy town lots that, take orders for sewing. especi- that inasmuch as the' women play vill quick returns, call au ally of dresses.' Orders jso large a part in'the settlement of once. A. McQueen. :may be left at the meetings, which this country and have to share Latest styles in ladies' dress' are held in the vestry of the church skirts, in serge, tweed and the first and third Thursdays of mouth from 2 to 6 o'clock. spun received at Bentley Company. Limited. StanfiehTs Unshrinkable (i Hit The Ladies Aid.. of Wesley church is prepared to do sewing at reasonable prices. Any order left lars. spring designs, just opened up j at the basement of the church-be- so many of the hardships of poneer life, they should have some share by law in the property NO OPPOSITION Elections Head Office, Mntrea PRESIDENT: :r.HT Hf.'N. T.OIU" STll.VlHCONA AND [MOUNT O. 0. M. VICE-PRESIDENT: H.-.X. Pitt GFORGK URUMMOND. K. C. M. 0. in Saskatchewan damation. by Ac- agreeing to the construction of the track as far south as London st. The question of ownership and op- eration will be taken up at the next meeting of the council. at the Beiitley Co.Limited. At the meeting of the district .jourt. of the A. .0. E.. Li Calgary ast E. Dupon. of Leth- )ridge. was elected, sub-chief and A. M. Ritchie, sec-treas. Captain Neil, well known Lethbridge formerly of the ft. N. W. M. P. is dead. He married a laughter of Mr. Champness. nt one time customs officer here. The Herald offers hearty con- gnitulations to E. H. Wiikely, of :he ftrm of Hick and Wakely. who was married in Calgary yesterday to Miss Tit ford, of Coburg. Ont. ttf-cen. 2 and on VVediiesdayatter- E. S. CLr'USTOS. GKNEHAI. Branches and Agencies at all the principal points in Canada ALSO in London, England, New York, Chicago, Spokane and Newfoundland Tra vellers' Circular Letters of Credit and Commercial Credits issued for use in all parts world. COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS I) I ;i" >il Utnto-: St itr-s. Bur ope -tittti Ir.lcrest allowed on deposits Special to the Herald. Calgary. Feb. the bye elections W. E. Kuowlcs liberal, Moosejaw, was returned in Wes t A ss i 11 abo i a. G eo. M cCran ey, liberal. Rosthern. in Saskatchewan and Dr. Worthington. conservative in Sherbroob j. Que; nomination papers in West Assina- were irregular. current rates CUT TEN OFF Town Council Grants a Rebate on License. noons will be to. promptly attended t.i. i 14 A special train on Tuesday brought Messrs. Naismith and Ma- Igrath of L Ry. to Cardston. They brought, their team with them on the train and drove out to'the head-gates of the canal, returning on the train the same Star. Lost, yesterday afternoon, be- tween the Barracks ant! tue Union Bank a long black pocket book, containing Silo, ten S10bills, eight Rev. W. M. Chalmers. Cowley, j bills, three 82 bills and two will conduct morning and evening two small photographs and on Sun- come private papers. A good re- I Lethbridge Branch F. R. REEVE Manager O PER CWT. A. EASTON CO. DR. C, C, CRAGG PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON 0 'PHONE DR. P. W, TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE At-the regular council meeting Monday evening, Gus Neidig was granted a rebate of SJO on his li- cense as auctioneer. The Works and Property eom- uittee w.ll report on the cost of a siedwalk petitioned for on Crabbo st; on 'applications for sewer nnd water connections on Aslmiead st. between Kodpath andDutVerin and sidewalks and crossings petitioned for by the school trustees. The secretary of the Board of Fire Underwriters wrote stating that the re-rating of the town was to have enrly consideration. M. Parry reported that the fines and licenses collected during January nmounted to It was that the tion Co. found it owing to the scarcity of water, to provide water at or near the Chinamen's rnnch for irrigation purposes. A request from the Agricultural vSociety for a grant was held over until the next regular meeting- A special meeting will bo held a i week from to-night to discuss the city charter and it is possible MAY STRIKE HERE Grand Trunk Pacific Heading for Lethbridge. The Grand Trunk Sailway pur- poses building a branch line into Calgary and on to the boundary line. It is only natural to figure that this road will strike Leth- bridge. We would urge the Town Council and Board of Trade to get into communication at "once with the officials of the G. T. P. and present the claims of this town. There is nothing like keeping the railroads impressed -with the importance of Lethbridge. Wt can stand two or three more roads and it is our duty to hustle for all we are worth to get them. A NEW POSTOFFICE Lethbridge has a better right one than the Kat. tt Hon. Walter Scoit. in a telegram to Mayor Forstcr. Medicine Hat, states posiiively that the Dominion government will let the contract, for a large, new building at Medicine Hat spring meetings will be held the two fol- Office 125 House 941 Office Ni Ovtir Otl's Barber Shor- to noon; to p. m 10 p. m Bell and i lowing nights for the same purpose. opens This news is important to Leth- bridge. Tf thn Hat. not as large a town, is to get a postoflice building surely Lethbridge with nearly 5000 population and ranking in third place amongst the postoftices. in point of business, in Alberta, should have a new building too. This is a matter for the Board of Trade and Town Council to take up. Our claims are sound. It is not a wise of asking a favor bui simply requesting what we are en- titled to and in need of. services at ICnox church on Sun- day- The pastor will be away Fridny to Tuesday on college and church work, We.desire to thank all neighbors and friends who were so kind and helpful during the illness of our husbnncl and father, and to those who sent flowers for the funeral. Mrs. -birdine sin! family. Prof, and Madame Lottin De Le Peicherdier. will locate in Leth- bridge in March. The Professor will teach French and other langu- ages, while Madame will conduct a high class dress making and cos- tuming establishment. In speaking of Dr. Campbell's removal to this town, the Cardston Star says: Lethbridge will gain a jood man and Cardston will lose one of the best physicians in the Dom- inion'. It is not likely that Mrs. Campbell will leave for a couple of weeks. Lethbridge starts out the with a good record. The "Dia- mond Boys" of Lethbridge fairly the stuffing out of Cal- y the other day --baseball in the middle of winter mind ye but; wait until they run up ajraint the thing in Cavdston this year. inlston Star. The following are the oih'cers of. the Maple Loaf football P res.. Hon. Dr. Do Pres.. come private papers. ward will be paid to the finder by Sert. G. Croodwin The MediciiieHiLtJfews remarks: The Alberta Southern Railway, for 'which a charter is asked, has a i branch for Medicine Hat, It looks as if this road would build from Re- gin a south of the Hills to Loth- bridge. and from there have run- ning rights over the Crow's Nest Railway. W..A. Taylor, manager of Spen- cer Bros. Ranch on the Milk River. WHS'in town at the end of last week, and told the News that Spencer Bros, wil! appeal from the judges decision in their case against the government. Mr. A. E. Philip is at Ottawa in connection with the case -Medicine HntNows. As the weather has been very fine, so many young children have school that i( has been i found necessary to open a be; ner.s1 class in the primary depart- ment at. the Central school. Par- ents, having children of school age nd vaccinated, are. requested to send them now or else defer till Easter when a similar class wiH be F. E. Simpson, or the Cranbrook Herald, visited Winnipeg last week, and purchased a carload ot machin- evy for his Lethbridge plant. Simpson has faith, in Southern Al- berta and Southern British Colum- bia. 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 Simp- son has it. Some man good at figures would have his work cut out if he sat down to figure up how much East Kootenay has benefit- ted through Simpson's active pen. Hat News. E. S. Williamson Toronto. Presi- dent of the Dickens fellowship, has discovered another relic of the great author, and one which curiously enough he has been car- rying around for a few years with- out knowing it. Re has been the possessor since 1901 of the first gold watch carried by Dickens, which was brought to this country by Francis Jeffery third son of the author, who came to Canada shortly after his father's death and became inspector in the Northwest Mounted Police. His father gave him the watch as a keep sake. Recently Mr. Williamson sent the timepiece to a jeweller to be cleaned, and the latter discover- ed in the back case a secret recess. Dr. Galbraith: Vice IV.v.. E. A. Cunningham: Sec. John Harvie-.Coinrmt.tce. Jas. Barr. sr.. chairman. Jas MeNulty. Jno. Me- Taggnrt. Win. Scott. Robt. ('raw- ford. Fred James, Wilkinson. Tho new quarters. 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 The Savages played two games of baseball last week, one at Cal- gary on Thursday and the other nt Mniirine Hat on Fridny. Th< boys trimmed Burn's Beef Eater? r.gain. by a score of I) to 2 ami wo ild have won at Medicine Hat had Siiey not been compelled to jiv.vel from Calgary to t.iw .Slat VKI Maelccd. virtually losing a night's sleep. However they put Jas. Greenwood had his leg brok- en Monday. Beattie Xesbitt, M. P. P. North Toronto, has resigned to become registrar of West Toronto. up a good game there, the Hat nine Herald is now located in its only winning by (Uo 5. Harris, of The machinery; Winnipeg Maroons, was in the pitcher's box for Medicine Hat At. Calgary, with three, Houk and Simons with 2 each and Gngnon and Anderson with one now that is not equalled in Alberta j each, scored the runs for Leth- outsido of Edmonton or Calgary, i bridge. Kenny and Barber made and will enable us to produce i he [three base hits. Anderson had best weekly paper in the eleven strike outs to his credit, and turn out the finest class of Lethbridge only had three errors job work. while Calgary had eight. In this was a lock of dark hair, a num's evidently, tied with thread. Mr. Williamson thinks it may have cut from the novelist's hair, and placed in his watch wuen was giving it to his son. The people of Lethbridge are un- der obligation to H. T. Cherry for securing two high, class attiactions for this town. The first, the Eng- lish Concert Co., com posed of Mine Beatrice Langley, a violinist of re- pute, who toured Canada not long ngo with the renowned Madame Stanley Adams, a celebrat- ed baritone nnd Miss Myrtle Meggy ver Australian pianist, on Saturday and Sunday evenings. Feb. 17 and IS. A sac- red concert will given on the latter evening. This company has only appeared in the large cities nnd Mr. Cherrv is to be compli- mented upon securing such a rare musical treat for Lethbridge. On March 1 and 2 the Juvenile Bos- ton ian Opera, Co. made up of won- derfully clever children from 4 to {14 years of age will be here. Every 'person in Lethbridge and district should patronize these concerts. It can safely be said no such attract- ions have ever been ottered in this town. Edward Morton, late advertising manager ot the Calgary Herald, died this morning. President Roosevelt has ordered a searching investigation into the Valencia disaster. ;