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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta NOTICE Beginning January 1st we purpose running .our business on a thorough Cash System. Times have forced this move upon us owing to the high value of ready oash in the world's greatest markets. To serve you best we must buy for cash. Therefore we ask our many patrons to pay us cash for their purchases. Wishing you a Happy and Prosperous New Tear. A. Macdonald Co. Jtew Year Presents l[ .Dressing Cases Plate Glass Mirrors Safety Razors .Leather and Cloth Bound Books Burnt Leather Goods Souvenir China "Row's tbe day and now's iflielioor" to mail your cousins across the sea, one or more of our many 'suitable for mailing to distant, friends J. JOHNSTON Druggist and Stationer. A LOCAL BUDGET. TUESDAY. W. C: "Simmons, M. P.P., has--rcceiv Official notice that the ..Legislative Assembly will meet on -Thursday, -January 16th( 1908. An interest i-ig "tiia marriage a well knovrn cattle- buyer a Ijethbridge L-ui.r is reported: ti bave place months txgo. P. S. Parrot, Albion Ridge -VI3U3- in the city yesterday antl .Jcft -this morning for -High Biver to spend '-Christmas at home. Last night about half past five -a belonging to G. P. Hduk's hack --service ran away from the cab office a cab. As it ran. north along .Hound Strewt it nearly ran over the on the crossing between -Mac- and the Coaldale Hotel.-The' "team ran down suround the Jobbing Go. corner, but were stopped before -any damage was clone to the outfit. .Although it was a most furious run- such as LETHBRIuaE SOTJVEKIR BOOK- tertained .a number of friends at eu- chre last evening. There -were seven tables. 'Airs'. Cunningham won the lady's prize, Supt. Wilson, the gentle mac's -prize; Freeman the Tone hand prize. Alt St. Augustin's Church on Christ -mas Day the marriage of Robert John Farrell of Missoula, Montana, and Miss Mary Hartnett Seaman of Otter Lake, Quebec, -took the rector, Rev. J. S..' Chivers, officiat- ing. The bride vas a member of the .Raymond public school staff until the closing of school for the Christ- mas holidaysL On Xew Year's Day at eleven o'- clock in the morning- there will be a LIMITED i. I gathenng of all-the young people of and Dispensing Chemists Uhe city irrespective of nation orJ creed in .Wesley Church. All the Sun day school of the city, are uniting in the service which is to be a Giving service. Those attending are expect- LETS, PIIOTO POST CAJRDS OF1 LETHBR1DGE AND VICINITY. TUCK'S FINE ART CALENDARS IVORY" CHRIST- MAS CARDS -'y BURNT LEATHER SOUVENIRS. J. 0. Higinbotham Co. sold belonged to W. S. Sherd, and J. Johnson wrth a small portion of Mr. Darnel's place. Percivol is one of the largest farmers of Da- kota-but is so taken-up with the Southern Albertn, that he is going iu-muvi- up here in the spring' to work his newly acquired property, everybody. Samuel Larson, a well 'known car- penter of this city, was quietly mar- Calgary A Iberian. Vincent Scully, for 'Clare. Ireland, has been in Calgary for several days this week his 'visii.. He was Jxjre by his son Dennis V. Scully rvrho is -ranching near Macleod. Mr. Scully is interested in city property in Calgary, Medicine Hat and 'other points. THURSDAY. On Christmas Day. to Mr. ami Mrs Leonard, a daughter. Brodie gone on an extended trip to British Columbia and the states. S. H. Homer has returned from an visit to his old Ontario 3iome roundabout Stratford, Rev. C. N. Padley, late of Loth- has returned from to old country and is now residing an Nelson, B. C. Mrs, William Mor.'ison am) 'nor chi! who have oe >.n in Manitoba for the last -two hnvi- returned t.o "itbc city. At.'thc residence of George Hogg, Ksq.T MacJoori, on Wetlnesdn.y, T1eC.iin- 18th, the wife of A. L. Van Bu- "Tlpcky Coulee, a son. Members of fourgeiieroitions .sat to ChriS'tnuis dinner ai. .1. H. Flcetwoort'r. ycfjtonlny. They ranged in from 70 years to 2 months. can that n-cord bo R. Daniel has sold Wellington Peroival, of Wntoi-town, S. Dakota, hundred and sixty-four acres.of Urs. famous Siiv-.'r The land to Josephina A. .Nelson in the hoine of the cousin, Clayton W. Stevenson, North on Mon- day evening. After the ceremony had been performed by Rev. Wm. Reid, the small party partook of the wedd- ing dinner which was served in first class style. The young couple have taken up their abode in the house re- cently built by Mr. Larson in the North Ward. FRIDAY. .-Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Andersou en- tertained at a large dance last evati- ing. Miss Phyllis Higinbotiiam leaves tonight to attend Macdonald Insti- tute, Guelph. Miss Ruth Price of Calgary will act as stenographer at the' Bank of Commerce during- Miss Me Arthur's absence. Mr. and Mrs. -F. D. Shaw have tak en rooms at the Lethbridge Hotel for the remainder of the winter. Shaw will not receive again on the. first -Tuesday until permanently set- tled. SATURDAY. 'Mr. and of Smith Bros. -Wilson, left for Begina last night- Lethbridg-e seems to be the only ed to bring gifts, which will be given to the Gait Hospital. This will be the expression of the true Christian 53 00 Dominion and Provincial Government Securities Debentures...... 55 97 21 82 Current Loans and Discounts in Canada (less Rebate of Interest 26 Loans and Discounts overdue (loss fully provided for) 55 Deposit with Dominion Government for Security of Note Circulaion Mortgages aud other .Securities, the property of the Bank Real Estate........................................ Bank Premises and Furniture...................... 30 Other Assets............... 22 E. F. HEBDEN, General Manager. DISCUSSION. The have much pleasure in moving "the adoption of this report." Mr. Thomas Chairman and gentlemen, the reports that have been placed before you are, I consider, of an excellent nature, and I much pleasure in seconding' the motion. I am sure that we art all pleased and satisfied'at the report laid before us. Considering the condition of trade ail over Canada, I think t-hat this report is one with which all the shareholders should be .satisfied. benr.V "I may say that, I am very pleased, and I am sure we all are, to see our manager, Mr. Hague, present with us today. (Applause.) We hope that we shall have the pleasure of seeing him at many such meetings as this in the. years to come. I have great pleasure in seconding the this report." The there any questions to be asked by the Shareholders? I .will ask your approval of the report." There being no report was then put to the vote, and adopted. The General Manager (Mr. E. F. statement before you gives the result of our host efforts in the management r.f your property for the past six months. The figures may, per- haps, spoak for themselves, I hope you think the statement a not unfavom bio one. In this connection I, should like to bear to the loyalty and excellent work and spirit of the staff at large, an the members of which arc actuated by an ardent de- sire to promote the Bank's best interests. "The genera! banking ami ci'M.Mt.'i-i'fcijil sit.TKii.ion has been re- cently epitomized by the chief officer of the premier Bank of Can- ada, supplemented by the weighty deliverance of its presidentj and between these two authorities all of present practical interest lias been said. If it were for me to make any remarks to you on the present occasion, I should like to say that there has, perhaps, never been in recent years in Canada a. time when a. policy of moderation in public and private affairs was so plainly called for WHY DOES ONE PLACE THIT RI6HT PLACE? THAT IS- SIMPLE r .5ECAUSE.AT THAT PLACE THEY TREAT PEOPLE RIdHT. flOW -GIVING GOOD GOODS FOR THE MONEY THEY (SET. THE GOODS WE SELL ARE.GOOD, mTER, TRASH. WHAT- EVER 'PRICE WE CHARGE YOU, YOU MAY DEPEND UPON IT THAT YdlA WILL AT.LEAST- GET SOMETHING GpoJX YOU; CAN NO MORE AFFORD To WEAR; POOR CLOTHES. THAN WE CAN AFFORD; TO SELL THEM. IF WE- SELL. POOR CLOTHES IT WILL HURT OUR RERUTAV', TION IF' YOU WEAR POOR CLOTHES IT WILL HURT YOUR' REPUTATION; DID YOU EVER THINK ABOUT THE VALUE OF WHAT OTHERS THINK OF YOUV RESPECTFULLY, The Bentiey Company, ltd. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL Prompt Delivery Telephone r MAYOR'S DINNER. City Council and Prm Men Around Mayor's Table. Ou Sa-Lurritiy evening" Mayor <5aT- braith gave a dinner to, those who had sat around the council board with him during the past year. Those present were Aids. Ohver, Bowman, Vrooman, Watson, Cunningham and Macbeth, Secretary-Treasurer Robin- son, J. L. Manwaring of the News and 0. D. Austin of the Herald. The mayor; makes an ideal host and the function was thoroughly enjoyable. The Doctor's new home was much ad- mired and it was judged most fitting that it should be opened socially by a dinner to the council. A tickling cough, from, any is quickly stopped by Dr. Shoop's Cough.Cure. And it is so thoroiqgti- ly harmless and safe, that Dr. Snoop. tells 'mothers everywhere to give- it. without ba-bes. ;-The wholesome green. and. tender stems of a lung-healing mountainous shrub, furnish the cara- tive properties .to Dr. Shoop's Cure, It; calms the cough, and, heals the sore and sensitive bronchial branes. 2fo opium, no nothing harsh used, to injure or sup- press. Simply a resinous plant ex- tract, that helps to heal aching The Spaniards call this shrub whick the Doctor uses, "The Sacred Always demand Dr. Shoop's Cough. Cure. as the present, and in saying this I believe I am "only expressing a thought uppermost in the minds of most thinking responsible .-.matin Canada. The change in the commercial and economic situation in the neighboring republic for the worse, within the past few months, has been kaleidoscopic. It is now happily showing signs of improvement. In Canada we are altogether bet- ter situated, and if is our good fortune to be working under- a better banking currency system. But this is a slowing down time with us, a time to take stock of our positions, and to retrench and be mutually helpful withal, by being moderate in our commit- ments and undertakings, and thereby introducing a factor into affairs making for the retaining of all our advantage which can only... be interfered with by untim'ely optimism. The next order of business is the election of Directors, and I would suggest that Messrs. Black and Patterson act as scrutineers." Moved by Mr. M. S. FoJey, seconded by Mr. A. Piddington, that Messrs. John Patterson and George Hague be requested to act as Scrutineers, and that only ono ballot be.taken for the election of! the Directors. Mr. George am inclined to tliink that this course is hardly formal enough for such an election of I think should read: 'That the scrutineers cast one ballot for the following persons as and unless this course is fol- lowed someone may call this election in question.' are all agreed upon the and I suggest that tins course be fol- loTreu." Moved by Mr. J. Patterson, seconded' by Mr. George Hague, that Scrutineers cnst one ballot for the following persons as- Directors of the Merchants' Bank of Canada for the ensuing year: SIR H. MONTAGU ALLAN. MR. JONATHAN HODGSON. MR. THOMAS LONG. MR. C. S. IIOSMER. MR. SMITH. MR. HUGH A. ALLAN. MR. C 'M MR. ALEX.- BARNET. MR. F. ORR LEWIS! The Scrutineers cast one ballot, in with this motion, and the Chairman declared the gen tic-men mentioned'thordneloc- as Directors of the Bank. There be-in? no further business the meeting then adjourned. At a. subsequent meeting of the directors the following officers1 were, re-elected: President, Sir Hugh Montagu Allan; Vice-Presi- dent, Mr. Jonathan Hodgson. ;