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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta The Price of Hats IS VERY GREATLY REDUCED To Clear the Stock .previous to Stock-Taking at the New Year C A. COOKSLEY. Parlor in old- Bank of Montreal Bldg. Radpath St. Lethbridge. A. W. McVittie Dominion Land, Surveyor Will devote his entire time during the summer to layiug out new townsites. Contract pi ices on application. Office at the Coaldale Hotel, Lethbridge. DR. P. W. TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE Offlc*-Otfc Block. , Hours-11:00 to 12:00 noon; 3:00 to 5:00 p. m.; 7:30 to 8:&0 p. m. Telephone-Office 68. Residence 132 DR. C. C. CRAGG PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Ottitm ever Ftigmhotham's Drug Store Pfsone Office 125. House 94. Office hours-9 to 11 a.m., 1.30 to 4.30 p.m., 7 to 8 p.m. Dr. F. H. Mewburn Office-Redpath St. cor. Burdett. Hours-Before 9 a.m.. 2-3 p.m., 7-8 p. m. Sundays-2.30 to 3.30 p. m. Telephone 41. W. S. GALBRAITH, M.D.C.M. (McGill) PHYSICIAN, SURGEON ACCOUCHER Office-914 Redpath St. Phone 53 Hours-Before 9 a.m., 2-3, 7-8 p.m Synopsis of,the Grazing Regulations for the Provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta. Grazing leases of Dominion Lands WMUttahle for agricultural purposes aa&jr be secured in that portion of the Province of Alberta, lying South of the Northern boundary of Township 38 and in the Southwestern por-ol the Province of Saskatcb- [Drs. DeVeber & Campbell Physicians and Surgeons Offices-Ott block. 'Phone 143. shall he tor a period not tiag 21 years, and no leaseshall tr a greater area than 100,00ft Lands leased are not subject homestead Atry or sale, but the Woiotor of the Interior may canoe) leasehold, or any portion thereof "tVltviag the lessee two years' not 3ic�. The rental chargeable is tnro per, acre per annum. A tease be granted an applicant un-X$mm he owns one bead of cattle er :#>�� head of sheep for every 80 acres for, and the lessee shall ie-his stock so as to be in pos-at the end of three years of head of eattie or five heard of (or every 30 acres leased, and II maintain stock in this propor-rtimm during the continuance of the Drs. McClure & Stewart SUBGEON DENTISTS Office-J. D. Higinbotham's new block. i Office Hours-9 a.m. to 12 n. 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. DR. O. J. COURT1CE DENTIST Successor to Dr. Jackson Office in Hotel Coaldale, Room 12 Office Hours 9-12, 1-5. WRATH ON CH1NAMEK W. C. SIMMONS Advocate, Barrister, Etc. OWIC2,  - SOUTHARD BLOCK Hhswp-graslng la permitted on only j� portion of the tructs above refer-fW to. A map showing; the sheep -ajraaiaif districts may be secured on ajpflrntion to the Secretary f the Dsnartment of the Interior, Ottawa. W. W. CORY. "Smmtf of the Minister of Interior. Sf. B.-Unauthorized publication of advertisement will not be paid Ivcthbridge. Lodge No. 2. tO./TOfsO.F. Money to Lend on Town and Farm Property C. F. HARRIS Barrister, Advocate, Notary Public Office-Oliver Block, upstairs. HAMILTON & YOUNG Engineers and Surveyors Higinbotham Block, Lethbridge MISS B. K. HARRISON. Graduate from Alma College, in Piano, June 1904, and post graduate June 1905, is prepared to take pupils in Piano and Organ, and also to teach Oil Painting and Physical Culture. Residence -Parsonage, Redpath Street. A Chink with a hammer, a false report of death, and a good-sizod riot, were \ho three events around which the main excitement of the, Christmas tide hinged in Lctlibridfco this year. The celebration was not exactly of the "l'eace on earth, good will to men" order.; in fact, it was very much otherwise. A broken head broken dishes, and broken windows i\re the evidences of the most exciting time spent in the city for many a year. The hero, though it was all unknown to himself, was Harry Smith, the manager of the Cameron Farm, about seven and a half miles south of the city. It was ho who got knocked on the head vHh a hammer irrthe bonds of n Chinaman, it, was ho who was reported dead, and it ivus the nevn of his death that caused the riot. The story is told in live and twenty different ways at least, each of which is correct as the relut-or wus there at the time. SCEXK I. About midnight on Tuesday Harry Smith and som� friends wont to the Columbia Hostnurunt in the Coaldale Hotel block for lunch. Smith ordered the waiter to give all hands a lunch saying he would pay for it. When ordered to hurry up,'the Chinaman it seems got abusive ami order ed Smith out of the place. He seemed to take it as a joke as did those with him, until ,the Ohinaini'.-i gru')!'-rsd him. Immediately another Chink, rushed with a claw-hammer and would have struck him again had not the blow been taken by one of the other men taking the blow on his arm. pandemonium reigned for about a minute. Without waiting for the lunch, the party went, to the police station and reported the matter with the result that in a few min utes, John Leo and Jim Lee, were up before Magistrate Humphries, remanded until Friday morning and released on bail, of 850 each. From the conversation of those, who were in the party and from oth-ors who were in the restaurant at the time, it Roems there was absolutely no provocation for the assault. A SIMILAR OFFENCE This is the second time recently that these Chinamen have been in trouble. On Nov. 27, Frank Mead, a railroad man, went into the res- taurant, had lunch, and bought some tobacco, tendering in payment, with other coins, a Canadian half-dollar with a ring in it. The Chinaman refused to take the coin or to give the change after deducting the price ol the lunch, the tobacco being returned. Mead said that the Chink chased him out of the place with a butcher-knife and he laid information with the police. When thb case was called, however, he dileura|ihy Department* of the Ourbutt Bu8inen� t.'ollepe, Calgary. Onr pronpecttiH explains our nip riority Write for it. to K. 0. Ga-biitt, Principal. � H. FOWLER & CO. | General Blacksmithing and Horseshoeing. v buggies to order, carriage paint-all kinds of woodwork in wag-windmills, fanning mills, cream Separators, grain picklurs, bta"k- i mith coal. Nea *mg. lethbridge. ALBERTA. Ring up 108 When you want DRAYING Done promptly and satisfactorily. JOHN BRODIE GIFT TO THE PASTOR Re?. Wb Rep] w� art Fcrfottci at lie ' Qratais SeisM (From Thursday** Daily.) The Baptist Tabernacle was well filled on Tuesday evening on the occasion of the annual Christmas tree in connection with the Sunday School. Rev. William Reid in the i absence of the superintendents who was working that evening, presided over the gathering. The first part of the programme started at eight o'clock sharp and consisted of songs, readings and dialogues by the children, all of whom did their parts well. When the chairman announced that the end of the programme had come, he was interrupted by one of the girls who approached and told him that one of the young men hod something to say! Tho young man, Norman lleid, was called on and approached the platform carrying v. beautiful suit case and in a few choice words presented the same to Row Wm. Reid as a gift from a few friends Mr. Reid became visibly nervous when the very unexpected gift w:*& handed to him and feelingly expressed his gratitude to the unknown givers. The little interruption over, the dismantling of the beautifully .li-.-r-ated tree was proceeded vi'th. All the scholars received prizes as,.well ns a bag of candies -and nuts-Mr. Roid again'coming in for a shure nf the good things. A::..\|' singing "Shall we Gather ,it the River,' the company dispersed, all thoroughly satisfied with the �'�." � . Manager, Lethbridge Office. Ott Block Phone 222 While You Wait Shoe Repair Shop. Men's shoes soled and heeled in 30 minutes. Price $1.00, (From Tuesday's Daily.) Last night Chief Tarry arrested one I. Perry or .1. Van Klootionk on a message from Ihitte, Montana. The first message said he �'iis wanted for forgery but a lnts?r t?ltgram changed the charge to violation of the postal laws and regulations. The chief has the man locked up and awaiting the arrival of the l.'nitcd States marshall from Ituttc. When searched by the police a sheet of Confederate States bonds were found on him as well as some certificates and other documents apparently in Ui# Dutch language. Th^ man is a Hollander. GERMAN West of Bentley Co. Al .tliw close of the Jamestown exposition all union labeled products exhibited were transferred to Washington, D.O., wher-o it is proposed to hold un exhibit of all goods bearing tho union Stamp. General Teaming. When you require your gardens, ploughed, your yards cleaned up, sellnrs flnir, or any other teaming :lono, SEE US, or phono 201, or !rop a post card in the office, your order will receiveour prompt attention. COAIj must be paid for in delivery. Residence and stable sast.of the barracks. WM. TAYLOR, Lethbridgc (Western Associated Press.) Tokio, Dec. ST.-Ultra-provinciul-ism added to diplomatic inexperience worked as a failure to Rodolphe mieux, Canadian minister of labor, who came to Japan to arrange modus Vivendi in regard to Japanese emigration to the Dominion. This fact emerges from mass of courteous comments of the occasion of his' departure yesterday for Canada. It was stated some days ago that ho had effected arrangements on subject with the Japanese government but it was leiVrned on good authority that no entente has been reached and this information is confirmed by Mr. Le-mioux in his farewell statement. Mr'. Lemieux in his statement says, "I am returning to Ottawa with every reason to believe that the solution of the diHiculty will soon bo reached. Japan nas shown me that she is vj'lling to enjoy a similar unwritten agreement as with the United States, restricting emigration as far. ns possible for her to do so and . -signs are nrt lacking that by instruc j tion to lie provincial governments this will soon be dona rigorously." During his entire stay in Tokio, La-inioux conspicuously avoided visiting tho American embassy cyan neglecting to make tho formal call demand-ed by .ordinary etiquette. Americans hero claim tha*. by thus adopting the narrowest provincial met he1 lost, nn opportunity to help solve the problem which is voxiitious to three nations alike, but in which Japan evidently does not intend to discriminate in favor of her ally's colony. MURDER IN PEEL COUNTY Uibowi IuifraBt Take* (Ik Life of an OUMai (Western Associated Press.) Brampton, Dec. 26.-At British emigrant known as "Jack" is in jail here charged with murder. Wm. Curry, a farmer eighty years old near Burnam thorpc is the victim. Last night the hired man and Jas. Curry, son of' the dead man, had an altercation-with "Jack" who was threatening the son, with a shotgun when the old man came in and "Jack" turned on him and fired on him, the bullet entering his chest. The son �wrented the' gun from him after the second barrel was discharged harm' lessly into tho coiling. The accused is a man of twenty-seven and his name is unknown. Synopsis, Coal Mining Regulations Coal mining rights of the Dominion, iu Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-West Territories and British Columbia, may be leased for a term of twenty-one years at an annual rental of $1 an acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will be leased tc one applicant. Application for a lease must be made to the Agent or Sub-Agent of the district in which the rights applied for are situated. In surveyed, territory the land must be described by sections, or legal sub-divisionsof sections, and in unsurveyed territory the tract applied for shall be stoked out. Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5, which will be refunded if the ritrhts applied for are not available but not otherwise. A royalty shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of rive cents per ton. Every lessee of coal mining rights which are not being operated shall furnish the district Agent of Dominion Lands with a sworn statement to i!� miles from shipping point, 13.00 per acre. 320 acres, y, mile from shipping point, 18.00 per ucre. 100 acres, 2 miles from shipping pointv 15.00 'per acre. 160 acres, IX miles from shipping point, u.00 per acre. 160 acres, 2 miles from shipping point, 14.00 per �cre. 640 acres, 2 miles from shipping point, 12.50 per acre. IMPROVED FARMS 960 acres, 2 miles from shipping point, house ami ban), all fenced, practically all in cultivation. Price $23.00 per acre. 640 acres, 4 miles from shipping point, fenced, in cultivation. Price $21.00 per acre. , 320 acres, 3 miles from shipping point. Modern barn, granary, fenced, all in cultivation. Price $26.00 per acre. We have a number of other good deals. We cannot guarantee any of these bargains to last any length of time. We can make good terms on these propositions. ALBERTA REALTY Co. C.R. DANIEL, Manager Lethbridge, Alta.  Save Money by buying Beef by the Quarter We must sell 100 head of export steers by December 1st. Our prices are right. If you don't believe it come and see for yourself. P. Burns & Co., Ltd. � Everything required in the construction of a Building, Lumber and aU kinds off Mill Work >4>4>4>4> 4>�4)�4>4>4>��4>4>4 TRY WM. OLIVER -FOR- Do not send all your money to Calgary and Cranbrook. Help to build up Lethbriage aud a local industry by patronizing Oliver's Planing and Lumber Mills. Office, Yards and Factory-Corner Round ind Bompas Streets Telephone 153 NEWS FROM COALDALE. Coaldale, Dec. 25.-Mr. Sinclair,-who has renter! Air. Norton's place for two years, arrived Monday. It was his cars of stock that the engine of the wrecked train were setting out at the time of the wrack. His curs had a narrow escape. J. W. Ifurns'ide left Wednesday for a trip back trj his home in Ontario, lie expects to bo gone about u mouth Hurry 'Burnett intends to leave today for a holiday trip to his friends and relations in Illinois. The iwo-ysar old son of Mrs. Chute daughter of Mrs. Paulson, is very ill vi'th bowel trouble. It. has been necessary to have a doctor from Loth-bridge twice for it. TIk: main line of the C. P. It. was cleared of the wreck so that the Wednesday morning trains got through without trouble. The steam derrick arrived Tuesday evening and worked all night, clearing the track. f V r ? t y f v ? *** V Announcement The New York State Federation of Labor, tlio Theatrical Carpenters''Al-I in nee. v and the Actors' Alliance recently sent a strong deputation to wait upon (ibvornor Hughes, and insisted that he lake steps to compel Mayor McCleltan, of New York City, lo enforce tho closing of the theatres on Sunday. The so-called sacred concerts were especially denounced. Oovii'nior Hughes asked that distinct On and after Dec. 26 wo will conduct a solely cash business. Our patrons will kindly take notice. We have lo pay cash for our goods aud cannot get the money unless we adopt a cash business. L H. FOWLEU HO. x i t * % % > r Z 12-6 3w ??>�x^:��M��:.>:�.:��x..x..x��;> charges should he made, and the deputation promised lo submit them. Public opinion is,hack, of thi*theatrical unions in their efforts a weekly rest tiny. sccui-J H, 1 r; ;