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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 3, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta i.liiijcs' i^cavy Riukd Worsted liose. Rt'f,mlar jH-ice 20c to 30c, to clear................2 ptiir for 25c Ladies' jOxfords and Slippers K(f?nlur Sl.dO to $2.75 a piiir, to clear.......85c to 2.(X) a p'lir Special Bartcaius in Odd Lines of ClotFiing, Suits, Pants This is (jur regular half yearly Clearing Sale before Stocktaking -OUR STOCK OF- FUR GOODS WILL BE CLEANED OUT AT COST i>iS% OIF CANVAS LINED CLOTHING A. MACDONALD & CO. A Happy and Prosperous New Year to All Thanks for yonr liberal patronage d\iriiiu- tlie Holiday Season. J. J.JOHNSTON DRUGGIST and �Pliono 18. STATIONER Night Bell. A LOCAL BUDGET. 5tf trip to the THE PIONEER - CHEMISTS Wish their many friends in the city and country A Happy and Prosperous New Year Telephone 49 Night,Bell Wiift^h Kean's ad. Jas. Murray is on a east. Clianiher maid wanted. Ajiply at LiilhhridKe hotel. 6t� D\. (lalbraith was west for a few daya dnring tlie W(!ek. Dr, Mcwburti is expected home from tli'cast tin's week. J. A. Vomio-spent Cln'istmas at Kaynioiid with his mother. Hon. Dr. DcVeber spent a few days at E imonton last week. Rev. J. T. C. and Mrs. White purjjose taking a trip to the coast. Jesse Fiascr'ei't on Friday morning; I'or his new lionu? in Lacombe. Rooms to unit, steam heat and electric light. Apply to William Olt. Tlie 190fi School Board will meet for or who help him. Try L H. Johnston URING JANUARY J The Balance of our Stock of Ladies' I Coats, Skirts and Costumes | ^ Will be effected by the Buzz Saw. I LooK Specially at the Odds and Ends Box. | The engine on the south train on Thursday last slipped on some ice at Brunton and left the tracks. It was three o'clock iu the morning before Goutts was reached, the delay covering 15 hours. The eastbound Imperial Limited last Wednesday collided with westbound passenger train at Irvine station. No one was injured. A number of Lethbridge [jeople were on board the train. At the Dallas hotel last evening at six o'clock. Rev. C. McKillop united Lee Austin, of Cardston, in marriage with Miss Murray, of La combe. C. J. Eckstorm and Miss V. Shaw of Raymond, acted as witnesses. Fred*Edwards, who has been in the employ of J. J. Johnston, drug gist, leaves to-night for Winnipeg, where he may accept a ixtsition with a 'vholesale house. Fred is a very estimable young man, and his friends wish him success. Fred Ford, who is coming here to enter into the wholesale stationery business with Aid Robinson, was banquetted at Marriaggis, Winniijeg and presented with a fine mantle clock by the staff of the Wilson Stationery Co. The bank of Commerce has been authorized to recei ve [jass books and certificates of the York Loan Co. shareholders by the liquidators of that company, the National Trust Co. Receipts will be given and no charge made. Carl Lein, the popular A. R. 1. agent at Coutts, and formerly night operator here, was married A much needed sidewalk is being liniJton the north aide of Ford st. from the City bakery to the brewery. Fred Downer was in Maple Creek for a few days last week looking after his business interests there. Peter Paterson and Venzal Sula, the Miner's union organizers from Femie, sppnt most of the past week between Taber and Lethbridge. To let-To let or for sale, two new houses on Argyle avenue, one of seven rooms and the other of five rooms. Apply George, Rogers, tf M. J. Hutchinson, who sjient three years in Lethbridge, is now city editor of the Peterboro, Out., Daily Examiner, Hon. J. R. Stmt-ton's newspaper. Lethbridge lodge. No. 2. I. O. O. '., elected these officers recently: W. Bennet, n, g., E. J, Fraser. v. g. W. Oliver, treas., C. Lowther, fin. sec, C. V. Bennet, rec. sec. Jas. Henning, inspector of agencies for the Massey-Harris Co., and well known in Lethbridge, was married at Calgary to Miss Margaret McCuen,of Guelph, Ont. The first curling of the season was enjoyed on Monday, the slight cold spell having put the ice in shape. Several rinks will compt^le at the Calgary bonspiel next month. The marriage took place on Dec. 26, of Miss Jessie Hollings-head, of Dutton Ont. formerly of Lethbridge, to Walter H. Williams. M. A., of the Berlin Collegiate institute. The town weigh scales, at the north end of Smith st., are to be moved in order to allow the railroad improvements in that vicinity to pioceed. The scales will be placed near the city buildings. A. E. Moore, of Raymond, told the Calgary Herald in an interview that there might as well be foriy sugar lactones in Southern Alberta as one. Why not have a factory at Lethbridge? We want industries. A bridegroom sat down in the same seat with Lieutenant-Govern-er Bulyea at Red Deer. When the car was raided by the wedding guests, the Lieut.-Governor was deluged with rice, but he is reirart-ed as having enjoyed the joke. NeilM. Stalker, buyer for P. Bums & Co., shipped a carload of sheep from here on Friday. It was the last consignment of the season. Mr. Stalker has gone to Calgary to spend the winter. Shipping will not be resumed i ntil the summer. School Inspector McCaig, on] returning to Edmonton from Southern Alberta, told the Bulletin that Lethbridge is growing rapidly, business is brisk and expanding New industrial concerns are forming and new coal interests developing in the neighborhood. There was a dashing runaway on Round St. one day last week a team belonging to Rev. G. J. C. White, stmiulated, no doubt, by the bracing air, started off to break the record and the clip at which they moved on Round St. would win them the Derby without difficulty. The proposition to build a fraternal society hall has been revived, Mr. G. H. Johnston bringing the matter up at the recent Masonic banquet. The idea is to erect a substantial block south of the Balmoral hotel on Round st. the ground floor to be rented for offices and stores. Mrs. Laurie, of Cardston, and Miss Gauverau,of Edmonton, were the guests of Mrs. A. E. Humphries. Lethbiidge is the "Florida" of the west. On Thursday the lowest the thermometer registered here was 24, while at Medicine Hat and Calgary it fell to 8 and Edmonton 6 The moral " If you want to be comfortable live in Lethbridge." ...... ^?C' :�x..:..X"*"'' A Chinaman from Raymond, on his way to Vancouver, died in a fellow countryman's lodging here on Wednesday of last week, shortly after his arrival from the sonth. He was suffering from consumption and was in a very weak state. He had only been in the house a few minutes when he expired. R. A. Wright is still waiting for somebody to take up the challenge for the pedro contf^st. A chap dropped into see him about a match but when the $50 was waved in front of him he was sei'/.od willi 'cold feet" anddriflcd oiil of sight. W.J.Armstrong claims he is an amateur and oainiot play tor money. Mrs. E. Hodder entertained hei class of boys, in the Picsbytersan Sunday school, at her honu; on Friday evening. After enjoying the sumptuous supper that had been prepared for them, games were played and, before each lad depart-edi^Mrs. Hodder presented him with a oook. Mrs. Hodder is a popular teacher. The pupils of the Convent School will give an eatertainment in their Study Hall on Wednestlay and Thursday evenings, Jan. 10th and 11th, at 8 ixm. Entrance on Ford st. Admission each night, 5oc. The programme includes drama: "My Aunt's Heiress," and an operetta: "Ali Baba and Forty Robbers." J, Rose had a middle- of -the-night caller early this morning. The man had the audacity to entei the dining room and make himself at home but Mr. Rose soon forced the intruder to dash for the door and out of sight. The fellow's purpose in coming into the house at such a late hour is unknown. The O.P.R.seed grain special will be at Raymond, Cardston, Magrath and Lethbridge on the 15th. It is timed for 17.00 o'clock here. Among the lecturers will be Hon. W. R. Motherwell, Regina, Angus McKay, Indian Head, Prof. Fletcher, Ottawa, Deputy minister Har-court, Edmonton, W. C. McKilli-can. Calgary, A. Mitchell, Macleod. Cameron Fraser has forwarded to Knox church choir, a very kindly worded acknowledgement for the gift persented him on his departure from town. He was very much surprised to receive the ad- Rll dresses and gift. The times he **** spent with the choir, he numbers the happiest hours of his life. He expresses himself as delighted with the voilin. T. A. Powell, of Macleod, the well known supreme court reporter, surprised his friends by joining the ranks of the lienedicts last week. He met his affianced. Miss M. P. Small, of Port Hope here, and they were married at St. Augustin's church hy Rev. J. S. Chivers. Miss T. McGregor attend-the bride; while C. V. Bennett supix)rted the groom. The happy coujjle will reside in Macleod. Fully fifty coupleB.spent a merry evening at a dance in Oliver's hall on Friday evening. It was given by the popidar old Quadrille club. Bennet's orchestra, composed of W. Bennet, leader. C. Peacock, M. Ro-basky, Gus Neidig and A. Hosel-ton, furnished a deligtful prc^am of music for almcst thirty dances and the morning hours were well advanced when the young folks ceased tripping the light fantastic. Another dance will be held next month. A. E. Humphries has, been out of sorts for the past few weeks. His I^erpetual cry has been "Oh where, oh where has my coach dog gone." He would'nt have parted with the canine for all the settlers the U. S. could send us. Some cruel thief spotted the spotted dog, however, and took it away without offering A. E. even a ten spot for it. If the robber ever gets info the clutches of the J. P. he will soon be wearing six)tted clothes in gaol, guarded by the spotted dog. Mrs. Thos. Bernier, celebrated her 22nd birthday on New Year's night by giving a very pleasant evening to a number of her friends. About 25 people were present and spent the evening most enjoyably, in card games, music etc. A pleasant feature of the evening's entertainment was the serving of a most refreshing and palatable luncheon. The party dispersed rbout midnight, each person present, feeling that a most enjoyable evening hofl been spent. The High River Times says: "W. S. Short, of Cardston and C. J. Eckstorm, proprietor of the Dallas ! hotel, of Lethbridge, acknowledged to be one of the best conducted hotels in the province, were in town last week looking over the new Murray hotel with a view of purchasing same. Their offer is being seriously considered by the owner and a deal may be the result." Mr. Eekstorm is not thinking of leaving Lethbridge but was merely looking over the property with Mr. Short. At Wesley church on New Year's night, two ix>pular young people of the town, Peter Aschrott son of James Aslicroft and Miss Lizzie Heather, wers joinenl in wedlock by Rev. J. E. Hiighson, in the presence of quite a gathering of friends. The bride was attended by Miss Rose Heather and the groom by Wm. Bennett. After the ceremony the happy couple and the guests repaired to the residence of the groom's father, where a wedding supper was served and a festive time spent. The esteem in which the young couple are held was evidenced by the great array of pres-sents they received. TURN CVI A New Leaf in Yoi.i Ledger, Journai, Cash Book or Diary. For best \alue get these at the Book Store ? V ROBERT SAGE THE BOOK STORE. C. W.G IS MAKING PRICES SIZZLE ON ALL KINDS OF these days. He is bomu'l to pass them out at once and ofl'ers bargain'^ that should make warm buying. C. W. GRAY ^ THE HARDWABE MERCH A.flT TELEPHONE 66 FOR THE BEST SERVICE LETHBRIDGE STOP AT THE HOTEL DALLAS WE ARE ADVERTIS OUR SATISFIED FRIENDS A very pleasant children's tea and chureh'social was held at the Baptist church on Monday evening The tinie passed pleasuutly with a program of songs, recitations and -..,---------- ----, - ________ instrumental music. A very at Claresholm on Monday to Miss | jjleasant feature was the presenta-Grace Lyman, a much esteemed tion of a morris chair to the organ-young latly of that town. Carl's ist, Geo. Thomas. When the time ________ Lethbridge friends wish him a joy- for breaking up came both little ! in out lying parte where they are ous married life. and big were reluctant to grtunity some time of better expressing my appreciation' is my wish. Very truly yours, Ethel M. McKay. I WE WOULD I LIKE TO ^ EXPLAIN to you special" ai about flie ''Wright ad would ask you to JiJive a talk with us before IHirchaslng anew watch, be-cause we can interest you and ' save you money. The hon-est construction and good > timekeeping qualities of fhe'^j* 'Wright special" are their * most nttra.otivG points. In solid nickel diietprooi: sases ^ the prices range from i?y to , $31, personally giiaiMuteed to � bo accurate and nlialile time ; pieces. When yon make a selection here,you are certain of the quality, ceilaiu that ! the jjrice is right, a id cei'tain too that you haA-e purchased to the very best advantage. I R. A. WRIGHT THE JEWh iAili 1:4 ;