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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta A LOCAL BUDGET. to William Virtue gone to visit her SOD, Mr. Del Vf. C. itogors loaves tonight for where he lias secured lucrative position. Mr. and Mrs. A'. Miss I'ilney and MUM Munns, form a par- ly leaves -tonight for Ontario, ia Chicago. John n very old-timer, for- icriy a Jmrrister at Mucleod, is iu city today for the first time .in years. C. R. Little. Of St. John's, Oregon Irrived in the city- on Saturday, to lake charge of the .weaving depart. "A. team" Bowvllle, run this inofiiing while tokiiijr load of'hay down the coulee heading-' to the tion, No Vuu was hurt' but" the hay wu.s IHtetvtl all the road. night at the JJaptist, Tabcr- nacle, lit-v. Wm. Reid was Home" to the young ..people of congregation and a tew others. "At his .The evening was spent in games, Kinging, and a of short addresses. The .peasant in the basement vere comfortably filled by the thirty-five guests v-jho were present to enjoy the minister's hospitality. On New Year's morning Mrs.-Hod- der left for "the Kost. After visiting. relatives in. Cayuga, Out., she iu- .teiids making ber home" in Toronto. Mrs. ilodder be much missed not of .the Lethbridge Woollen Mills onlv ln Knox congregation and Sun- J. Mackwood, Ire- in the city. Mr. Mackwood las secured the position of teacher It Warner, having bean formerly a in the- Old Country. Bruce of lias jurchased a section adjoin- lig his place from S. Walker. ]tOBcy was paid down and Mr. Walk- leaves today for New Mexico, j he Dec. 24th, at the res. of the bride's parents, Ma- Ira-ih, James of Calgary, ph'-of James. Barclay, North .Ward, was married to Jennie, ighter of and Mrs. William vter, Viagrath. Rev. .7. J. Camor- M. A., Raymond performed the I'remony. I John-A-', Vice-P resident and Jen-era I Manager of ttoe Lethbridge day School--where, she ha? done such fcflicient and practical work) but also by friends who have so often partak- en of her lavish hospitality. Owing to recent illness, Mrs, Hcdder has been unable to say good-bye to friends but all will follow her with best wishes and hopes of her speedy J i recovery and return to Lethbridge. In "the twenty years ago today" j column of the Winnipeg Fred Press fnllnwimj paragraph that is al- most as sensational as the- Chinese riot of this.year po- "lice -Lethbridge confiscated 30 "gallons of whiskey a few days ago "The-liquor was taken to Inspector "McDonnell's house from where it "was- stolen .a few hours afterward "during thut official's absence-" FRIDAY. tATUHDAY. Mrs. A. K. und J. A McGuffin left lust night on a length} visit to their parcuU at West minster. IL C. J. H. Fkwtwood has purchased the double brick house on Qlyn St. built by Davis .4- Wilson. He liv- ing in 000 half of the house. Miss Joslyn of Hurtney, re- cently appointed to the Central School staff, arrived in the city yes- terday from Grassy Lake, where she has been'teaching.' One of the prettiest weddings of the season was held last Thursday even- ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Bennett when.their daughter Miss Nel lie was given in marriage to Mr. Clarence McBride, Bishop Harker of- .Pioneer. A. B. Coltman of the city returned last evening from Stirling where ?he had been..prospecting with a view to going into tlje'hardware business. Mr, Coltmaii.-tl'fmks the prospects of that town are bright, and has decided' to open, up a hardware store. The new school boHrd met for a few minutes last evening to choose a teacher for Standard Y. Mr. Leet having informed the is not available. C. K. Brahdow, at i present teaching at Alta., was selected. I A Golden Opportunity For you to invest a small amount and reap by in- vestment that will easily produce a revenue of from v; 100 TO BOO PER CENT Everyone who is at all acquainted with conditions in B.C. must admit that the LOWER ARROW LAKE DISTRICT is un- doubtedly the choicest fruit-growing district in the province. A free trip to purchasers to inspect our land. It stands inspection K N Me if iur Fortiijfctly toursta CiH r irtti hr MUM mi ftftfttf prtfaftn Crows Nest Pass Investment Go, Ltd., Lethbridge, Alta, D. Whi'tnpy and-Mrs. re Jas. Stewart this morning to left for Edmonton resume h is studies J. Vance, wife and family, of lurried this morning from a visit to Alberta College. daughter, Mrs. at' Edmonton. It was1 Mr. Whitney's trip t foi- otbing. dancing -to the best, of music. G. W. H. Eeed has the residence of Mrs. E. Hodder on ,Crabb- It is- the intention of Mr. .Bead to .use the house as a sort of club for young men. The secretary of the school 'board received -word from M. A. Leet, who was appointed to take charge of Statiiiaru that he is not coming: as the trustees at Arcola made him a tempting offer to remain. The board meets tonight to select anoth- er. Thos. McNabb pridus himself on four generations around his Christ- mas dinner _-ta.ble too, so Harry Fleet wood has not all the honors to him- self.. At-Mr. McNabb's there -were sixteen guests, his mother, .his wife, Gve daughters, a son-in-law a daUR-hteVin-laXv and' four, grand j to Lethbridge. The quite with good sleighing. Business. Le says, rather dull in the north. MONDAY. Mr. Sandy Niven left this morning fov Calgary to of- -his brother, attend the marriage Jas. Niven -to Miss Aimie Curry, of Calgary. s' ;is said of it. '-'We granted and outsiders say THURSDAY. Appleby has started ,the oultry season, in good -time. Janu- ry 2nd, and a hen running with 11 licks from 11 eggs. How's that for .ethbridge? [yf Inspector of Customs race, went to Battleford, Sask.. ou 'ucsday- on-account of the burning of The Merchants Bank whose tempo- rary-quarters' have been in the Oliver haye. better on A....Hut-ton, tailor, will vacate their present place in the Sherlock Block, Round'St., for another place on the same and the .new bank .will occupy these 'premises. The transfer is to take place very soon. .The Canadian Order of Foresters elected the following officers at a meeting- last night. Junior Past Past Chief Ranger, W. A. Hamilton; Ranger, R. Nimmdns; Record- ing Secretary, I-L A. Maveety: Fin- ancial Secretary, A. Neidig; Treas- ure-. J. Chaplain. J. Hall- worth; Senior Woodward; J. Tuff; Junior Woodward, J. Monyhan, Sen- Roy, of Edmonton, who has been spending the holidays with her mother, Mrs. M. E. Roy, returned to tKe: capital this morning. Duff, who has been spending a days at. the- home of his mo- returned to Calgary this morn- ing1. Mrs. J. H. Wallace returned Ias1 night from Washington, D. C., where she went with her daughter Miss Cas- sis Wallace; S-beed, of Stirling, who was Salt Lake City about five weeks ago has returned to Salt Lake to be re- operated upon. W- B. Barclay's position is that of superintendent of Canadian Northern lines in Nova Scotia and his head- quarters will be at Halifax, not at Winnipeg-, as inadvertently stated in Saturday.'s Herald. K. H. Fessenden, until recently manager and editor of the Southern Alberta News of .this city left this morning for Victoria and .Vancouver, B.'C., in one of which cities he will locate. The School Board has at last com- pleted the teaching staff, C. E. Bran- he Oust oin's he recent firs. building- there during; jor Beadle, J. Phillips; Junior Bea- die, K. Miller: Several n flour trhnfto foi" V. was accepted, has informed the Board -that he "will be on hand by Wednesday morning. Chas. Mair returnivl this morning from Kelowna, B. C., where he was visiting his daughter. He says that the and all of Southern Nixon, Hooper, Kidd, Switzer, Swim, Messrs. Beitl, Cooke, Lever, Cope and Mr. ajid Mrs. J. S. Stevens. Work on the Massey Harris Ware- j W.L GAUL DEAD Partner of L H. Fowier Swxtwbs Typhoid Fever to (From Tuesday's Daily.) Early -this morning at the pital of William E. Gaul, thfrpartner of L. H. Fowler, in the firm.of L. H. Fowler Co., Mr. Gaul had beer in the hospital for. several weeks suffering from typhoid fever but was thought to be- improving when a sudden relapse came and car- house is to' proceed at once. Conductor, Gus Nei- j British members were el-'snow. is under a- foot of The marriage took place at ike-Hat of Alfred J. Terrill, editor.'ected.. ,v the Medicine. Hat News and Miss j john ,A.: Kennedy, Paci- Cur.v. daughter of Jas. Mit- fic train master at Mac! eod, Alberta, hell, of that city. j formerly ch'ief clerk hi the-office Of The Clareshdim Review W. Whytc, arrived in the city from ry Christmas'. morning two ot" thfcjthe west and will spend the New most popular young 'people of our j Year "holiday here. In conversation 'town. Miss Jessie A.: MofTatt, a reporter of the Free Press he Mr.. Harry B. Tilden -were in an of the wheat marriage at the residence of' tha crop of the past season of Southern brkte's parents on Knob Hill." Alberta, tbat a farmer in the vicitt- Shei-iff and Mrs. A. Shade Allan of Hy of Granum had thresned announce the engagement of" wheat from 110 acres, an a.Vcru.gu of por -acre.-- The wheat had been sold for 91 cents per bushel with the result that in one year, the grain grower paid for' his land, and had a margin in hand am- ounting to Free Press. per acre- Winnipeg heir second David- on. to William Howard Young, B.A. fic.. D.L.S., of Lethbridge, Alta., the narriage to 'take place the latter 'art of Globe. TV. R.Dobbin, >of Lethbridge, 'Can- da., arrived Tuesday and will re- nain during the holidays in the home his father, J. W. Dobbin. This is n's first visit home since he became a Canadian some two or throe years tj1-at they wjj] year give Centre, Iowa, Enterprise, i samc prizcs for Pcrcherons as at [they gave last year. These prizes4.n- bride's' elude a sweepstake silver cup, gol-d C. I medo.ls for first prizes and ribbons The American Percheron Associa- tion has written A. E. Humphries, secretary of the Agricultural Society On Wednesday, the 18th inst., he residence of the ather, Gros Ventrc, by Rev. Morrow, Str. George Murtbn. ranch- for seconds. These prizes will msure to Ruby daughter 'of Mr. exhibit -at the naxt fair of the Tarry postmaster. Percheron. lew Year Presents! "low's the day and now's I the hour 1.0 mail your, cousins across the sea one or more of our many suitable [Dressing Cases Pllite Mirrors articles for mailing to distant friends such as .LETHBRIDGE SOUVENIR BOOK- FTS PHOTO POST CARPS OF LETHBRIDGE AND VICINITY. TUCK'S FINE ART CALENDARS IVORY AND EMBOSSED CHRIST- MAS CARDS nUHNT LEATHER SOUVENIRS. Miss Wright and Miss 'Mackay, of Lethbridge .were among those who- attended the Ball. They Tvere here for some days as the guests of Mrs.. W. A. er Creek. Echo. gas borers have reached a depth cf 1580 feet, or are within fc-et of the fulfillment of .their con- tract with the Electric Company. As .yet no arrangement has ,been made by -the city for the continuance of the -boring operations. The Beli Telephone Co. con- nected up their lines west of Leth- bridge so that it Is now possible to talk over the government line to any point as far west as Frank. The ser- vice to Frajik is direct, and was op- ened, up yesterday. During the-past few days the city has been, more or less filled with tea- chers going to the numerous schools of the south country.' Among others -a.-p.rf> Miss C. H. Julicn of Owen Sotmd for Raymond, Miss K. stuari of Innisfail, and Miss H. -Bradley of Claresholm for Cardston. H, J. H. Skcith has received a com munication from E. L. Richardson, the Dominion Fair, Cal- gary, sajring that it will bo impos- sible to ..grant the Lothbridgc Board of Trade more than twenty feet of frontage, and fourteen feet deep of space in the building. He sug- gests that "if a greater space is re- quired that a tt-nt be the Western Warehouse and Transfer Co. have the- contract for the excavating and will commence -work on Monday. Paul Audett has' been given? the''con- tract for the erection of .the building, for which Rogers-Cunningham Lum- ber Co. supplied the material. Hev. J. M. Harrison will preach a sermon especially to the members of the Wesley Church f based on God's Message to the Church, of Laodicea and in the evening his- eleventh ser- mon on "Young People's Problems and How to Solve The top-. ic will be 'A New Year's Motto.'' All sittings are free and 'strangers are welcome. _ On Tuesday evening at half-past six o'clock a quiet was cele- brated at the residence of-Mr. James Hargrave, when Rev. J. W. Morrow, of St." John's Church, united in marriage Mr. Henry Lyle Tweed; alderman; elder son of the late Thos. Tweed, and Miss "Rena Hargrave Mullins. niece of Mr. and J. Hat News. Last' evening in his sermon one of the ministers of the city told of a sudden snowstorm 'in Scotland com- ing in a few minutes from a perfect- ly clear sky. When his congregation went "to church the sky and atmos- ph-ere-was perfect but "when they came out, there was a regular small blizzard on. And now the question is "'Is the minister responsible for the storm fast night that lasted just until the people got home, from TUESDAY J. A. McCaul, formerly of Macieod, and well known here, has opened a law office at Cardston. K. P. Stewart of the Union Bank staff has resigned and left this mom- ng for Calgary to attend 'the Nor- mal School. Yesterday at the bridge construc- tion on the west side, a team of mules working on 'the side of the bank fell forty-five feet down, the bank. In hail an hour the team drove up the same more non-e the worse. R. O'Hagan. engineer on the A. R. I. Cardston branch saw a fine big Msilard duck fly up from an irriga- tion ditch the train went by the other day. Can any other part of Canada supply open ditches for "ducks in Januarj'? A. M. McQueen received on Satur- day the sad news of the d-ea-th of his j mother, which took place at 329 Clin ton street, Toronto. Th-e deceased lady lived in Calgary for one year and left last fall for the cast to came to Lethbridge from Hele- na, Montana, where he. had. lived- for sixteen years, in, September, 1906, but was a nat ve of Toronto, Out. A wife, who is a sister of L. H. Fowler and- three children, ranging in- agsr from six to nine years survive: A brother lives at Ellensburg, Wash. The deceased was thirtyrnine years of age and highly respected and well- liked. The funeral will be conducted pro-' on Wednesday, by the of Pythias, of which order the td was a member. For CHAS. B. BOWMAN: Many Years Secretary-Treas- urer of the 'City of Lethbridge STAFFORD COUNCIL Ratepayers of No. 3 Elected Three Councillors (From Tuesday's Daily.) Last night a meeting was held in the -village of Stafford -Co cwct a council of three members 'as provided by -the new municipal act passed last March by. the local legislature. Rob. Iwro was appointed by the gov- ernment to preside at this first elec- Take Your Choice and you trill find plenty of Meat to choose from. Our Hams and Bacon a noted, for their fine flavor. Piche Miron Telephone No. 1 ASKED THE drrropAY Several Claims for Damages Submitted to New Cornell GIVEN TO SOLICITOR CwstaMe Surcy Oans He wis fclly Disnisseii (From Tuesday's Daily.) The first meeting of the new counr cil took place last night. Mayor Hen derson was in the and AWer- n Macbeth, Caimmgham, Watson, Adams', and Hutton were also on hand, Aid. Ives being the only ab- sentee. The council got down to business at once and finished all the business on' hand by half past ten. Frank G.' Waddington, proprietor of the Lethbridge Auction Mart wrote lengthy letter giving the council some good advice on the establishing and conducting of a market. He of- 'ered- his services as auctioneer and manager of the market. C. F. Harris wrote the council on behalf, of-J. B. Storey claiming one months' salary as constable, for wrongful from the police force, and intimated that if it were not amicably settled forthwith, ac- tion would be taken in the courts. The council handed his letter to So- licitor Conybeare for advice. As the council had not seen fit to hand over .the. value-'of W. D. ney's horse that died as a result of injuries received in a sewer trench, C. F. Harris wrote saying.that .if .the claim were not settled, action would be -tsisn. in she to grt- it-. -City Solicitor will have the privilege of answering rthe letter. The council ordered the payment of S300 grant to. the Board of Trade as soon as the conditions- in connection ferred -to the Fitc, Water and Committee. Health OtBcer Camptoell' tion-that a corral of chicken wire made -at the nuisance' ground for thft-K burning of papers was referred to the "Works- and Property The reports of committees'and City -Solicitor on the amendments tfr the city charter feft over, by council were received and The engineerrof the Railway Com- mission wrote asking r ty had any objection to the proposed C.P.R. -diversion crossing Redpath and Ford Streets.1 i The Council decided to ask the city citor whether ifi is" safe7 -tor ojections or not- Aid. Cunningham pointed out'that the city's agreement r to crossing might make it liable for damages should any property holders consider the value of -their property to be R. Sage's application for an crease of salary as auditor to a month, "oc. account of the increase of lumber and other luxuries" referred to the finance' committee- Aid. Adams had the honor, of beiejf the first chairman of the committee of the whole. A special committee including the sa.mo membors who interviewed. HOIL W. H. Cushing was appomted to in- terview the A. R. I. Co. to see it the difficulty of the street' extension.' on fthe Baroness Road and also to. report on the sidewalk to the North Ward.. The pet tion of several citizens for the placing of a license on cigarette vendors, left over by the last council was referred to the solicitor for ad- vice. LETHBRIDGE NEXT YEAR tJon. The Council elected were Mar- with -the -said grant be complied with tin Olson, mut. These Buxton. and M. Dcp- I This condition was tha-t the secreta- will meet some time ry prepare statistics and information spend the winter. The remains will j be buried at Wiarton, Ont., beside) those of her late husband K. P. Me- j Queen. -Six- sons arfc left to mourn i loss, Charles P., James and Rou- ert of of Vancouver; j Alex., of Ijethbridge, and Fred of To ronto. within a fortnight and elect one of for a pamphlet to be issued by the themselves chairman. They will also city publicity committee, appoint' a secretary-treasurer, who The Council was not quite sure shall not be a member of the coun- that they had money enough to pay cil. The secrctary-trensurer may he the grant of "S500 to the Agricultur- oversoer. !al Society which had been promised BARRETT the iltett Safety Razors itlier anu. Books M Burnt Leather (jroods Pitney Souvenir China J. JOHNSTON Druggist J. D. Higinbotham 4 Co. LIMITED Family and Dispensing Chemists other exhibits. During 1007 building permits have been issued for the erection of build- ings said to be worth doc-s not inciuiJe the Canadian Railway buil-tlings, 'vhich would bring the total up to at least half a mill- ion. Whoji.il is considered that this is spent on industrial struc turcs, business blocks and residences only, it is evidence of the- great growth made by Lethbridge during the jpast year. Nearly one hundred i w-re built. This-morning at early in common chapel, Charles Wood, of.ney nerves JLethbridgc, lormerjy assistant C. Jv. R. roaclmas'ter here, and now inspcc tor of C. P. R. cement work, was provided the ci-ty had the money. The Jan G.-Thc result of the society wrote asking for the grant but on the suggestion of Aid. Cunningham it was referred to -the fmancti commit-tee for report. The application of Mrs, Burgess for __ water connections to her houses on Coutts St. was referred