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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 3, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta mm Ihe Lethbridge VOLUUME 1 LETHBRIDGE. ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 3. 1906. 77UMB�R 9 Common Sense Piano TalK There is nothing nicer for tlie 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 THE^BELL^PIANO You can depend upon an instrument of the first quality.- It's responsive touch, accuracy of tone and durability are recommended highly by the best musicians in^^Canada. When you buy'"a Bell you buy a piano that cannot be excelled. Come and inspect the instruments that we have on exhibition at Southard's new store. ButcHer &t Publow EDMONTON - CALGARY - LETHBRIDGE B83I r HEYTENS THE BELGIAN TlILOR is taking orders now for all kinds of Gentlemen's ....Clothing He hasbrouKbt some fine woollen fabrics, which, after duty and freight being paid, are cheaper yet than anything you can get here. He expects another large shipment 80on via Montreal. See him and aslc him his prices for Suits, Pants, Overcoats, etc 1 1^ THEY WILL SURPRISE YOU You will find Mr. Heytens in bis large new residence just behind the Hotel Windsor. IF YOU BUILD YOU NEED L-U7VTBER If you are wise you will buy your Tiiiiijlwi where you can get it the best at a reasonable price-^and �t it when you want it. We handle Lumber of Every Description Our source of supply is unlimited and you can depend uix)n getting what you ask for. ENTERPRISE LUIVIBER CO. Ltd. J. W. McNicoL, General Manager, Lethbridge, Alta. Branches at Taber, Nanton, Leaving, Cardston. Pincher Creek and High River. I CUS NEIDIC I House and Sign Painting I Paper Hanging and Kalsomining t LICENSED AUCTIONEEK I I Dealer in Second Hand Furniture | NEWS OF THIS REGION Taken From Southern Alberta Papers CARDSTON. From the Siar. Mr. Smith the first man to build a house on the Homeseeker's Addition has lieen rewarded this week with a sweet daughter. Miss Hannah May of Aetna and Jacob Chipps of Cardston 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 wiih his relatives in the east before returning. The Irrigation Company have this week been moving heavy machinery up to Cardston for the new steam shovel. It will be installed and ready for work at the commencement of the season, E.W. Burton of Burton's Book Store left yesterday for Montreal via St.Paul Chicago and New York. He will probably be gone 'or a month or six weeks. J, C. Gaboon of 'he Alberta Lumber Company has taken over the agency for the Massey- Harris people here. Tlie wrestling match between Jensen and Stoddard was rather a taniH affair. Stoddard was no^ n condition and Jensen had a snaj). Mr. and Mrs. Wilco.K of Kay-nioud came in on Monday to visit their newly arrived grandchild at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Squires. This last boy came on Friday and everything is getting along nicely. Mrs. James Austin presented her husband Avith a handsome Christ-njas 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 the doctor came in contact with a piece of plank that had bl>wn from one of the buildings and as a consequence is now wearing a great big piece of sticking plaster. Trouble never comes singly but "Jim" thanks his lucky stars its a i^each and not a pair. An interesting session of the Cardston Board of Trade was held Wednesday evening. The main topics dicussed were those of the express charges on the A. R & I. Ry.and the price of coal at Cardston. The Secretary was instructed to write to the Taber Coal Co. and find out what they could deliver 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" imy for "long haul" The Cardston board endorsed the petition of the Calgary Exhibition committee to have the next Dominion exhibition held at that place. February last. It is perhaps needless to announce that neither is an invalid except forjJMrs. Speidels temporary indisposition. In some countries Mr. and Mrs. Speidel would be pensioners of the government for their splendid contribution to the increase of the population. From the Times. The building formerly occupied by the Crow's Nest Jobbing Co. has been purchased by W. A, Bee-be, O. E. 8. Whitemore and Harry Howard. They will fit it up as an opera house. P. McGowan is the new man in the Union Bank,at Frank. Born:- -In Blairmore on Wednesday, Dec. 20th, to the wife of James Dougall a son. At the ratepayer's meeting in Coleman on the 19th, it was decided to put arc lights on the streets. Thursday in the Eagle's Hall at Coleman, the election of a check-weighman for the Coleman local. No. 2633 U. M W. of A., took place. Charles Brooks, who is also recording secretary of the local, was elected by a majority of 40 votes. the A. B. Hoaglin, formerly one of Raymond's popular merchants, is well established here, and is doing an excellent business. He has purchased a number of lots near the Hull addition, and intends to have erected an up-to-date mercantile house soon. Last week one of our esteemed citizens, Samuel J. Francis, received 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 Mnb badly above the ankle. Mr. Froncis with difficulty caught 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 movmted 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 unable to replace the broken bones, on account of the limb being much swollen. Bal Poudre. During the week officials of C. P. R. visited the Coleman mine and looked oA'er the plant. They left well satisfied as to where the C. P. R. could secure plenty of coal for some time to come. OKOTOKS. From the Review. The old and new councils ban-quetted together at the Alberta hotel. 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 Canada believe that this province of Alberta or any part of it can be favored with weather suitable for the carrying on of building operations out of doors in the month of December. RAYMOND. As an Advertising Medium that gives results you can't beat the Herald. ^ It is read by the people. From the Chronicle. Miss Zella Allred and Benj. F. Johnson were married last week. The engagement is announced of Miss Flora Liugard and John F, Fairbanks. Mr. and Mrs. J. Wm, Knight left on Thursday's train for Utah to recuperate after the exacting and strenuous season of the sugar factory run. Through the t.liange of heart and residence of Abner Chipman, Magrath loses a citizen and American Fork, Utah, regains one. The gentleman named has sold to his brother all interest in the Magrath farm owned jointly by them and promptly turned his facp southwaixl his wife having preceded him a short time since. Thcaimouncement is made of the birth of a son to Mr. andMrs, SiJeidel. This is their third chidl born within the year 1905, they having had twins born to them in MACLEOD From the Advance The children of the 4th, 5th and 6th classes surprised principal Tor-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 85th birthday on the 22nd inst. Mr. Grier is, we believe, the oldest man in the district. TABER TALK. (From the Hera la Representative.) Skating iiud dancing are favorite amusements during holidays. Weather, clear and pleasant; health and spirits of the people, good. W. Douglas, of Douglas & Douglas, has gone to Eastern Canada on a two weeks visit, business and pleasure combined. A number of Taber's popular ladies will gi\'e 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 Dr. Lang's treatment. Saturday night, Dec. 30th, Aaron Johnston, supported by the Taber Dramatic Co., presented Geo. M. Baker's popular drama "The Lost Mine of Nevada," One of the most delightful social events of the season was held in Oliver's hall last Thursday evening when Mesdames Geo. Rogers and Freeman entertained their many friends at a "Bal Poudre." About forty couples gathered and the evening passed all too quickly in dancing. The ladies with their powdered hair and patches and beautiful gowns looked quaint and fascinating, the Rombre black of the gentlemen's costumes making; a sharp contrast. The hall was beautifully decorated, the colored liehts being most effecti^'ely arranged and looii-ing from the door towards the stage the "tou't ensemble" made a very pretty picture; exceptionally good music was well rendered by Nedbam's Orchestra and the floor being in perfect order made conditions most favorable for the enjoyment of the gracious hospitality of the chHrming hostesses. A few of the guests who did not care to trip the light fantastic were provided with card tables on the stage, prettily decorated for the occasion, where progresive 500 was played,' 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 chrysanthemums over nile green silk; Mrs, Freeman wearing a handsome costume of heliotrope voile, bertha of real lace. Among those present were noticed Mrs, Naismith, gowned in handsome black and crepe de chene, Mrs. Neale in black silk and jet, Mrs, Lethbridge in heliotrope silk, Mrs, Chi vers, blue brocade, Mrs, Higinbotham black silk, Mrs, Nourse white silk, Mrs, Conybeare black net with sequins, Mrs, Sherlock grey voile, Mrs, Stafl'oni champagne voile, Mrs, Johnston Sile blue silk with white net, Mrs, ardie 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 lace, Mrs. Leonard blue silk with point d'esprit. Miss Agnew black silk with scarlet flowers. Miss Vrooman hand painted organdie over shell pink. Miss Tet. Vrooman pale blue crepe de chene. Miss Duff pale blue voile. Miss Burnett pearl grey voile. Miss Hardie black voile, Miss Foster white with rosebuds. 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 were: Revs. J. S. Chivers and Jom^s, LMessrs B'jwman, Sherlock, Lethbridge, Robinson, Nourse, Leonard, Cunningham, Major Burnett, T. Burnett, Staltord, Dr. Galbraith. Bawden, Jamieson, Jackson, Mc NicoU, Grace, Luckhurst, Arnold, Connell, Clancy, O'Donnol, Hiiigs. Harrop, Vrooman, Frebuian, Rogers, Cherry, A. E. Ives, Alexander. Rylands. CHIPS FROM THE VUKk A Breezy Roundnip of Live News Items from All Over Hie District Wetaskawin has a new bank, th� Commerce, Pincher Creek's population it placed at 741. The Union hotel at MomsMj, was destroyed by fire. An eagle, measuring 6 ft. 6 in., was shot near Innisfail. The Union B-iok has opened a branch at Swift Current. Mrs. Cairns, wife of the poatoffioe inspector, died at Calgary, A St. Andrew's ball will be held at Medicine Hat on the 25th. A union church will be opened at Tongue Creek next Sunday. A big saw mill cutting 60,000 ft. a day will be built at Strathcona. The Calgary sleeper will run over the Edmonton line in the future. New buildings costing $700,000 were erected in Edmonton in 1905. In the spring two trains wilj run daily between Calgary and Edmoa< ton. Miss Florence Block and James Walters were married at Clares-holm. A recount of the ballots in the High River election is beinjg held today. L, H, Hicks, High River, is 8uf< fering from bloixi poisoning in botti hands. Claresholm will submit a by-law to raise 5,000 to secure water for public use. Rev. Mr, Mayne, an Anglican minister at Radisson, was lonnd fiozen to death. A Winnipeg man discoved a jearl valued at $100 in a cocktail le was drinking, Jas, B, Reed, C. P. R. shop fore-man of Cranbrook, has been transferred to Calgary. Matthew Mitchell was struck and killed by a rock at the International colliery at Coleman. A school district has been created at Luny with A, E. Dart, Eli-nore, as senior trustee. Chas, Loder, cement manufacturer, was killed by an explosion of dynamite at*Kanan8aki8. 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. E. L, Chudleigh, chief despatcher oD the C, P, R, at Cranbrook, has been promoted to Calgary. Miss Birdie Walker and Wm. 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, brakeman 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 15000, Mrs. Austin, mother of the triplets bom at Wetaskawin, was presented with a purse of 1125 by the citizens, H, I, Millar, of Vegreville, is act. ing manager of the mnk of Commerce at Nanton while Manager Ferris is east. Richard Tiguor, 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 peojple will proceed with the construction of the line between Calgary and Macleod. The recount in Regina elected Bole, liberal, by 3 majority. Sanderson, liberal, is elected in Kinisti-no. The liberals have 17 seats out of the 25. The amount of wheat marketed In lh(< west last fall is estimated at 57,784,707 bushels. Possibly 17, 000,0( 10 bushels remain in the farmer's hands. ;