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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUUME 1 LliTHimiDGK, ALBEUTA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3, 1906. NUMBER 9 Common Sense Piano TalK There is-nothing nicer for the home than a good Piano. There arc Pianos, and there are good Pianos. When you buy a piano you should know what sort of. an instrument'you are getting. With You can depend upon'an instrument of the first quality.- It's responsive iouch, accuracy of tone and durability are recommended highly by the best musicians When you buy" a BELL you buy a piano that cannot be excelled. Come and in- spect the instruments that we have on exhibition at Southard's new store. REGION Taken From Southern Alberta Papers CARDSTON. Prom the Star. Mr. Smith the first man to build a house on the Homeseeker's Addi- February last. It is perhaps need- less to announce that neither is an invalid except forplrs. Speidels temporary indisposition. In some ountries Mr. and Mrs. Speide EDMONTON CALGARY LETHBRIDGE HEYTENS is taking orders now for all kinds of Gentlemen's ....Clothing He .has brought some fine woollen fabrics, which, after Auiv freight being paidj are cheaper yet than anything you can get tiere. He expects another Sarge shipment soon via Montreal. See him and ask him his prices for Suits, Pants, Overcoats, etc tor THEY WILL SURPRISE YOU ind Mr. Heytens in his large new residence behind the Hotel Windsor. IF YOU BUILD YOU NEED LAJMBEF If yon are wise you will buy your Lumim- where you can get it the best at a. reasonable it when you want it. We handle Lumber of Every Description Our source of supply is unlimited and you can depend upon getting what you ask for. ENTERPRISE LUMBER CO. Ltd. J. W. MclSicoL, General Manager, Lethbridge, Alta. Branches at Taber, Nanton, Leaving, Cardston, Pincher Creek and River tion has teen rewarded this week with a sweet daughter. Miss Hannah May of Aetna and Jacob Chipps of Caidston were united in the bonds of matrimony by President Edward J. Wood last Tuesday afternoon. John Ibey left yesterday for Montreal via. St. Paul, Chicago and New York. He will spend a couple of months with his relatives in the east before returning. The Irrigation Company have this week been moving heavy mach- inery up to Cardston for the new steam shovel. It will be installed and ready for work at the com- mencement of the season. E.W. Burton of Burton's Book Store left yesterday for Montreal via St.Paul, Chicago and F York. He will probably be eone for a month or six weeks. J, C. Cahoon of 'he Albert; Lumber Company has taken ove the agency for the Massey- Harri people here. The wrestling match betweei Jensen and Stoddard was rather tame Stoddard -was no in condition and Jensen had a snap. Mr. and Mrs. Wilcox of Ray- mond came in on Monday to visit their newly arrived grandchild at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Law- rence Squires. This 'last boy came on Friday and every thing is get- ting along nicely. Mrs. James Austin presented her husband with a handsome Christ- mas Gift in the form of a sweet baby boy. "Jim" is prouder than he was when he rode those bucking horses for the Governor General and Dave who also assisted him at that time, while running for doctor came in contact with a piece of plank that had blown from one of the buildings aud as a consequence I is now wearing a great big piece of sticking plaster. Trouble never comes singly but "Jim" thanks his lucky stars its a peach and not a pair. An interesting session of the Cardston Board of Trade was held Wednesday evening. The main topics uumssedwere those of the jxpress charges on the A. R I. Ry.and the price of coal at Card- ston. The Secretary was instruct- ed to write to the Taber Coal Co. and find out what they could de- liver coal at the Cardston station for. It seemed to be the opinion of some members of the board that the Railway Company was making the "short haul" pay for "long haul" The Cardston board endorsed the petition of the Calgary Exhibition ominittee to have the next Dom- nion exhibition held at that place. 'ould be pensioners of the govern ment for their splendid contribut- on to the increase of the populat- on. A. B. Hoaglin, formerly one of i Raymond's popular merchants, is well established here, and is doing an excellent business. Fie has purchased a number of lots near the Hull addition, and intends to have erected an up-to-date mer- cantile house soon. Last week one of our esteemed citizens, Samuel J. Francis, receiv- ed a broken leg, while riding a spirited horse and attempting to round up a small bunch of cattle. The horse stepped into a badger hole, stumbled, throwing the rider violently to the ground, breaking the badly above the ankle. Mr. Francis with difficulty caught BLAIRMORE From tbe Times. The building formerly occupied the Crow's Nest Jobbing Co. xas been purchased by W. A, Bee- be, 0. E. S. Whitemore and Harry toward. They will fit it up as an opera house. P. McGowan is the new man in the Union Frank: Blair more on Wed- nesday, Dec. 20th, to the wife of James Dougall a son. At the ratepayer's meeting in Cole man on the 19th, it was decid- ed to put arc lights on the streets. Thursday in the Eagle's Hall at Coleman, the election of a check- weighmanfor the Coleman local, No. 2633 U. M W. of A., took place. Charles Brooks, who is al- so recording secretary of the local, was elected by a majority of 40 votes. During the week officials of the 0. P. R. visited the Coleman mine and looked over the plant. They left well satisfied as to where the 0. P. R. could secure plenty of coal for some time to come. the animal, but was unable to mount. Remembering that the horse had been taught to lie down at the word, he stroked the beast, and at the command, the faithful horse dropped to the grass. Mr. Francis mounted and the animal struggled to his feet. After riding a distance of ten miles across the prairie, he reached home in such a condition that Dr. Lang was un- able to replace the broken bones, on account of the limb being much swollen. CHIPS FROM THE A Breezy Round-up of Live News Items from Ail Over tk District Wetaskawin has a new bank, Commerce, Pincher Creek's population is placed at 741. The Union hotel at MbrriMey, was destroyed by fire. An eagle, measuring 6 ft. 6 in., was shot near Innisfail. The Union Brtuk has opened a ranch at Swift Current. Mrs. Cairns, wife of the postoffioe nspector, died at Calgary, A St. Andrew's ball will be held .t Medicine Hat on the 25th. A union church will be opened it Tongue Creek next Sunday. A big saw mill cutting ft. a day will be built at Strathcona. Bal Poudre. One of the most delightful socia events of the season was held m Oliver's hall last Thursday evening The Calgary sleeper will run over lie Edmonton line in the future. New buildings coating were erected in Edmonton in 1905. In the spring two trains will run. daily between Calgary and Edmon- ton. Miss Florence Block and Jamei From the Review. The old and new councils together the ban- The new Lineham. Block, the new Methodist church, fine large residences for G. W. Mahon. Dr. Stockton and many others are making rapid progress. It appears a hard matter to make our friends and relatives all over eastern Cana- da believe that this province of Al- berta or any part of it can be favored with weather suitable for the carrying on of building opera- tions out of doors in the month oi December. when Mesdames Geo. Rogers am Freeman entertained their man friends at a "Bal Poudre." Abou forty coiiples gathered and th evening passed all too quickly h dancing. The ladies with their powdere hair and patches and beautify gowns looked quaint and fascinat- ing, the sombre black of the gentle- men's costumes making a shaip contrast. The hall was beautifully decorated, the colored lights being arranged and look- ing from the door towards the stage the "tout ensemble" made a rery pretty picture: exceptionally jood music was well rendered by Sredham's Orchestra and the floor jeing in perfect order made coridi- ions most favorable for the enjoy- ueiit of the gracious hospitality of he cLvi.nning.hostasses. A few of lie guests who did not care to trip ,he light fantastic .were provided with card tables on the stage, pret- tily decorated lor the occasion, where progresive 500 was the prize winners being Mrs. Maj. Burnett and Rev. Mr. Jones. The hostesses received the guests on arrival, Mrs- Geo. Rogers being beautifully gowned in green net embroidered with white chrysan- themums over nile green silk; Mrs Freeman wearing a handsome cos- tume of heliotrope voile, bertha of real lace. Among those present Walters were married at Clares- MACLEOD 1 4J 4? I GUS NEID1G House and Sign Painting Paper Hanging and Kalsomining LICENSED AUCTIONEEU Dealer in Second Hand Furnimre fl From the The children of the 4th, 5th .and 6th classes surprised principal Tor- Icitl ULIJC. were noticed Mrs. Naismith, gown- ed in handsome black and crepe de 1 chene, Mrs. Neale in black silk and et, Mrs. Lethbridge in heliotrope silk, Mrs. Chivers, blue brocade, Mrs. Higinbotham black silk, Mrs. bourse white silk, Mrs. Conybeare holm. A recount of the ballots in the High River election is being held today. L. E. Hicks, High River, is suf- fering from blood poisoning in both hands. Claresholm will submit a by-law to raise to secure water for public use. Rev. Mr. Mayne, au Anglican minister at Radisson, was found frozen to death. A "Winnipeg man discoved a pearl valued at in a cocktail he was drinking. Jas. B. Reed, C. P. R. shop fore- man of Graiibrook, has been trans- ferred to Calgary. Matthew Mitchell was struck and killed by a rock at the Internation- al colliery at Coleman. A school district has been creat- ed at Luny with A. B. Dart, Eli- uore, as senior trustee. Chas. Loder, cement manufactur- er, was killed by an explosion of dynamite J. W. Young has purchased a half: section of land, about ten miles west of High River. The Otis Staples Lumber Co., of Bayard, B.C., will engage in the retail business in Alberta. rie, of the public school, on Friday last, the surprise taking the form of a pair of handsome gold sleeve links, suitably engraved. Mr. James Grier, of Willow Creek, celebrated his Soth birthday on the 22nd inst. Mr. Grier is, we believe, the oldest man in the dis- trict. As an Advertising Medium that gives results you can't beat the Her- It is read by the people. RAYMOND. From the Chronicle. Miss Zella Allred and F. Johnson were married last week. The engagement is announced of Miss Flora Lingard and John F. Fairbanks. Mr. and Mrs. J. Win. Knight left on Thursday's train for Utah to recuperate after the exacting and strenuous season of the sugar fac- tory run. Through of heart and residence of Abner Chipman Magrath loses a citizen and Amer ican Fork. Utah, regains one. The gentleman named has sold to hi i brother nil interest in the Magratl fann owned jointly by them anc promptly turned his fuce south ware his wife having preceded him a short time since. The announcement is made of the birth of a son to Mr. andMrs. Speidel. This is their third chidl born within the year 1905, they haying had twins born to them in TABER TALK. alack net with sequins, Mrs. Sher- lock grey voile, Mrs. Statford champagne voile, Mrs. Johnston pale blue siik with white net, Mrs. Harclie black brocade, Mrs. Grace pearl grey voile, Mrs. Robinson green pompadour silk, Mrs. Kirk- ham black silk. Mrs.McNicol white silk, Mrs. Macleod black silk, white' lace, Mrs. Rigby black silk, Mrs. Galbiaith blue silk and white lace, Mrs. Burnett black silk, Mrs. Bawden black silk with lace, Mrs. Bowman terra cotta silk and white (Prom the Herald Representative.) Leonard blue silk with Skating and dancing are favorite point d'esprit. Miss Aguew black amusements during holidays. silk with scarlet flowers, Miss Vrooman hand painted organdie W. Douglas, of Douglas Doug- las, has gone to Eastern Canada on a two weeks visit, business and pleasure combined. A number of Taber's popular ladies will give a grand character ball in the amusement hall, which will be ready for use about Jan. 20th. Charles Atkin. whose leg was broken while working in the shaft at the Taber mine recently, is getting on well under Ur. Jbanes treatment. Saturday night.Dec. 30th, Aaron by the Tabcr Dramatic Co., presented Geo. M. Baker's popidar drama "The Lost- Mine of Nevada." Duff pale blue voile, Miss Burnett pearl grey voile, Miss Hardie black voile. Miss Foster white with rose- buds, Miss Macbeth white organdie, Miss Furse black silk, Miss Grace champagne voile, pink trimmings, Miss McLeod pink flowered silk Mith white lace, Miss Lundy white silk. Miss Rogers white silk. The gentlemen present wore: Revs. J. S. Chivers and Jones, .Messrs Bowman, Sherlock, Leth- E.L. Chudleigh, chief despatcher on the C. P. R. at Cranbrook, has been promoted to Calgary. Miss Birdie Walker and Win.' J. Hicks, both of High River, were married on Christmas day. Alberta's new deputy Attorney General, S. B. Woods, has arrived in Edmonton from Toronto. Geo. Ward, a C. P. R. brakemau son of a conductor at Medicine Hat, was killed at Canmore. H.W. Blaylock has purchased the lots occupied by the St. George hotel, High River, for Mrs. Austin, mother of the trip- lets born at Wetaskawin, was pre- sented with a purse of by the citizens. H. I. Millar, of Vegreville, is act- ing manager of the Bank of Com- merce at Canton while Manager Ferris is east. Richard Tignor, east of High River, ran a small wire into the palm of his hand and is suffering from blood poisoning. As soon as the frost leaves the ground the Bell Telephone people will proceed with the construction of the line between Calgary and Macleod. AT L tOOl O -i'V Ll IH ii 9 V--J i II bridge, Bourse, LfOTianl. jerson. liberal, is eleciedin Ki Cmminghani, Major Burnett, The liberals have 17 seat BnrnetV Stafford, Dr. Galbraith. Bawdcn. Jamicson. Jackson, Me Nicoll Grace, Lucklmrst Arnold, Conuell. Clancy, O'Donncl. Hings. Harrop. Freeman, Rog- ers, Cherry. A. E. Ives, Alexander. Ry lands. The roconnt in Regina elected Bole, 1 ibcral. by 3 majority. Sand- Kinisti- seats out of the 25. The a mount of wheat marketed in the west last fall is estimated at bnshcls. Possibly 17, bushels remain in the fann- er's hands. ;