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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta A LOCAL BUDGET. � '� TUESDAY; ' U'r�. William Virtue has gone to lacleod to visit, licr son, Mr\ Del XT. C. Rogers loaves' tonight (or Saskatchewan where he lias securod lucrative position. Mr. and Mrs. A. Southard, Miss 'itney and Miss Munns, form a par-v that leaves tonight for Ontario, ia, Chicago. ' �John McCaul, n very old-timer, for-ifi-iy a .barrister at Macleod, is iu he citytoday for the first time in (M\:ntoen years. C. R. Little, of St. John's, Oregon rrived in the city on Saturday, to ake charge of the .weaving depart, wnt of .the Lethbridge Woollen Mills T. Mackwood, Londonderry,- Iie-�^nd, is in the city. Mr. Mackwood as secured the position of teacher Warner, having been formerly a >achcr in the Old Country. Bruce Beagle,, of Jipse Butte', has urchascd a quarter section adjoin-g his place from S. Walker. The |ioney was paid clown and Mr. Walk-leaves today for New Mexico, here he will locale. ' ' OB.,Tuescla.y, Dec. "24-th, at the res. ouco of the bride's parents, Mu-a.th, .lames Hare lay, of Calgary, n of James Barclay, North Ward, 'tlabriidge, was married to Jennie, lighter -of Mr. and Mrs. William axter, Magrath. lte\*. J. J. Camer-M. A., Kaymond performed the remony. Tohn A.. Silver, Vice-President and leneral Manager of the Lethbridge A toanV"belonging'to Ripiey Bros;, Bowville, ran away 'this morning while taking a load of' hay down the coulee heading' to the jjumping ^station. No oiiu was hurt but the hay whs littered all along the road. Last night at the paptist. Tabernacle, "Rev. Wm. Rcld was "At Home" to the young .people of his congregation and a few others. The evening was spent in games, singing, and a couple of short addresses. The pleasant rooms in the basement v-ere comfortably filled by the thirty-five guests vi'io wero present to enjoy the minister's hospitality. On New Year's morning Mrs. Holder left for "the East. After visiting relatives in Cayuga, Out., she intends making beV home in Toronto. Mrs. Hodder ltfll be much missed not only in Knox congregation and Sunday School where she has done such efficient and practical work) but also by friends, who have so often partaken of her lavish hospitality. Owing to recent illness, Mrs. Hodder has been unable to say good-bye to friends but all will follow her with best wisiies and hopes of her speedy recovery and return to Lethbridge. In "the twenty years ago today" column of the Winnipeg Free Press the following paragraph that is almost as sensational us the Chinese riot of this year appears.-"The po-"lico of .Lethbridge confiscated 30 "gallons of whiskey a few days us'o "The liquor was taken to Inspector "McDonnell's house from where it "was stolen a few hours afterward "during (.hut official's absence." FRIDAY. SATURDAY. * Mrs. A. K. Easton and Mrs. J. A McOufTln left lust night on a lengthy visit to their parents at Now West minster. B. C. J. H. Fleetwood has purchased tho double brick, house on Glyn St. built by Davis A Wilson. He intends living in one half of the house. Miss Joslyn of Hartney, Man., recently appointed to the Central School staff, arrived in the city yesterday from Grassy Lake, where she has been teaching.' . One of the prettiest weddings of the season was held last Thursday evening at tho home of Mr. and Mrs. Eli Dennett when their daughter Miss Nel lie was given in marriage, to Mr. Clarence MeBrlde, Bishop Harker officiating.-Magrath Pioneer. A. II. Coltman of the city returned Inst evening from Stirling where he had been prospecting with a view to going into the hardware business. Mr, Cpltmiuvfffinks- the prospects of that town are bright, nud has decided to-1 open up a largo hardware store. The now school hoard met for a few minutes lust evening to choose a teacher for Standard V. Mr. Leet having informed the Board that, ho is not available. C. E. Hrundow, at present teaching at Canmore, Alta., was selected. on, Wgrkjj Co.v,loaves, .tonight t,-.ior^ t. Paul, Cincinnati, Buffalo, New ort. and , other eastern pointson a [lachinery purchasing tour. The com ny expect- to install several thou-nd dollars worth of machinery noxt ;ar .'making the plant the best, in the est., The expected has happened and ex-ge'r'ated reports of the fracas here Christmas night nrmber nothing is said of it. 'We tkc it for granted and outsiders say ;> thing. THURSDAY. "Walter 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 othbridge? J.- Kenny, Inspector of Customs mce, went to Battleford, Sask., on ucsdny on account of the burning of re Custom's building there during ie recent fire. The marriage took place at Modi-: J. Vance, wife and family, of Clareshuliii, returned last night froin a visit to Montana. They say, 'Alberta looks good to them. . Mr. a'nd Mrs.- 'fhos. McNabb went out to Rocky Ford ranch for New Years. At night twenty or more peo pie gathered and had a jolly time-dancing to the best, of music. (J. W. H. Reed has purchased the residence of Mrs. E. Hodder on .Crabb street. It is- the intention of Mr. Ree/d to ,uso the, house as a sort of club for young men. The secretary of tho school board has received word from M. A. Leet, who was.appointed to take charge of Standard V. that he is not coming as the trustees at Areola have made him a tempting offer to remain. The board meets tonight t.o select anoth- Thos. McNabb prides himself on four generations around his Christmas dinner table too, so Harry Fleet wood has not all the honors to himself. At Mr. McNabb's there were sixteen guests, his mother, his wife, five sons, two daughters, a son-in-law a daughte'r-in-lttW and' foiir, grand children.  ... � � , - The Merchants Bank whose temporary quarters' have been in the Oliver Block, have secured ,a better .location A. Hut-ton, tailor, will vacate their present place in the Sherlock Block, Round St., for another place on the same street, 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; Chef Ranger, J. F. Rodgers; Vice-Ch'ef Ranger, R. Nimmons; Recording Secretary, 11. A. Maveety; Financial Secretary, A. Neidig; Treasurer, J, Huffncr;. Chaplain. J. Hall-worth; Senior Woodward, J. Tuff; Junior Woodward, J. Monyhan, Senior Beadle, J. Phillips; Junior Beadle, K. Miller: Conductor, Ous Neidig. Several new members were el- D. J. Whitney and Mrs. Whitney re turned this morning from a visit to their ' daughter, Mrs. Buchanan, a.t Edmonton. It was Mr. Whitney's first trip to the i capital and he was greatly impressed with its natural beauty of location A Golden Opportunity For you to invest a small amount and reap by returns--an investment that will easily produce a revenue of from : : .; TOO TO 500 PER CENT' Everyone who is at all acquainted with conditions in B.C. must admit that the LOWER ARROW LAKE DISTRICT is undoubtedly the choicest fruit-growing district in the province. A free trip to purchasers to inspect our land. It stands inspection Joli us n ue if our fortsigfctlj Excursion : : : Colt or irfte for looilrt om* fmHiw pwtjcalifs Grows Nest Pass Investment Go. Ltd., Lethbridge, Alta. Jas-. Stewart left for Edmonton this morning to resume his studies at Alberta College. Miss Maud Davies, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Davies, of Sweet Grass, has returned to Lethbridge to attend school at the convent. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. lloulton gave a and the up-to-date appearunce of its business houses. However it only |^[|f!^_fulJ1^l�_ca^j^r^ ^rsday cojiies second to Lethbridge!. weather there is quite wintry, with line .Hat of Alfred J. Terrill, editor'eoted. If the Medicine Hat News and Miss j .John ^ary Mitchell,' daughter of Jas. Mit-|hell, of that city. The Claresholm Review says: "Eur-'ly Christmas morning two of the 'most popular young jieoplc 'if our 'town, Miss Jessie A. Moilatc, and 'Mr. Harry B. Tilden were united in 'marriage at the residence of thn | \. Kennedy, Canadian Pacific train mnster at Macleod, Alberta, formerly chief clerk iii the office of W. Whyte, arrived in the city from the west and will spend tho New Year holiday here. In conversation with a reporter of the Free Press lie stated as an illustration of the wheat crop of the past season of Southern 'bride's parents on Knob Hill." Sheriff and Mrs. A. Shade Allan of Alberta, that a ity of Granum farmer in the vicin-had thresnod 6,800 Jiieiph, announce the engagement of, bushels of wheat from 110 acres, an heir second daughter^Annie David-on. to William Howard Young, B.A. U.L.S., of Lethbridge, Alta., tho larriage to ' take place the latter art of January.-Toronto Globe. W. R. Dobbin, of lethbridge, 'Can-da. arrived Tuesday and will re-nuin during the holidays in the home f his father, J. W. Dobbin. This is Hs first visit home since he became a Canadian some two or three years go.-State Centre, Iowa, Enterprise. On Wednesday, the 18th inst., nt. ho residence ' of the bride's ather, Gros Ventre, by Rev. C. W. orrow, Mr. George Murton, ranch-r to Ruby Norton, daughter of Mr. larry Norton, postmaster. cw Year Presents average of 02 bushels per acre. The wheat had been sold for 91 cents per bushel with the result that in one year tho grain grower paid for his land, and had a margin in hand amounting to 27 per acre.-Winnipeg Free Press.  The American Perchoron Association has written A. . E. Humphries, secretary of tho Agricultural Society that they will again this year give the same prizes for Percherons as they gave las t year. These prizes ^n-clude a sweepstake silver cup, gold medals for first prizes and ribbons for seconds. These prizes will insure a good exhibit at the next fair of the Perchoron. ressing Cases Piute Glass Mirrors illett Safety Razors thor and Cloth Bound Books I Burnt Leather Goods ncy Souvenir China J. JOHNSTON Druggist and Stationer, good sleighing, is'rather dull in Business, he says the north. ''How's the day and now's the hour" to mail your, cousins across the sea one or more of our many suitable articles for mailing to distant friends such us LETHBRIDGE SOUVENIR BOOKLETS, PHOTO POST CARDS OF LETHBRIDGE AND VICINITY. TUCK'S FINE ART CALENDARS IVORY AND EMBOSSED CHRISTMAS CARDS BURNT LEATHER SOUVENIRS. J. D. Higinbotham & Co. LIMITED Family and Dispensing Chemists' residences were built. MONDAY. Mr. Sundy Niven left this morning for Calgary to attend trie marriage of- his brother, Jas. Niven to Miss Annie Curry, of Calgary. TMiss Hoy, of Edmonton, who has been spending tho holidays with her mother, Mrs. M. E. Roy, returned to tHe; capital this morning. James Duff, who has been spending a';few days at. the home of his mother, returned to Calgary this morn* .Mrs. J. II. Wallace returned las1 night from Washington, D. C, where �she went with her daughter Miss Cas-sie Wallace.- Frank Steed, of Stirling, who was operated upon for appendicitis at 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 headquarters will be at Halifax, not at Winnipeg, as inadvertently stated in Saturday's Herald. K. II. Fessonden, 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 completed the teaching staff, C. E. Bran-dow whose application for Standard V. was accepted, has informed the Bonrd that he will be on hand by Wednesday morning. Chas. Mair returned this morning from Kelowna, B. C, where ho was visiting his daughter. He says that the Okonogan and all of Southern British Columbia is under a foot of snow. Miss W'right and Miss Mackay, of Lethbridge were among those who attended the Firemen's Ball. They wero here for some days as the guests of Mrs. W. A. Fraser.--Pinch-er Creek Echo. , The gas borers have reached a depth of 1580 feet, or are within twenty feet of the fulfillment of their contract with the Electric Company. As yet no arrangement has .been made by the city for the continuance of tho boring operations. The Bell Telephone Co. have connected up their lines west of Lethbridge so that it Is now possible to talk over the government lino to any point as far west as Frank. The service to Frank is direct, and was opened up yesterday. During the past few days the city has been more or less filled with teachers going to the numerous schools of tho south country. ' Among others were Miss C. H. Julien of Owen Sound for Raymond, Miss E. Stuart of lnnisfail, and Miss H. Bradley of Claresholm for Cardston. H. J. H. Skcith has received a com munication from E. L. Richardson, secretary of the Dominion Fair, Calgary, saying that it will be impossible to grant the Lethbridge Board of Trade more than twenty feet of frontage, and fourteen feet deep of the space in the building. He suggests that' if a greater space is required that a tent bo secured,for the exhibit. Hn will, g vo it free space near the other exhibits. During 1907 building permits have been issued for the erection of buildings said to bo worth $225,000. This does not include the Canadian Pacific Railway buildings, which would bring tho total up to at least half a million. When it is considered that this $225,000 is spent on industrial struc tures, business blocks and residences only, it is evidence of the great growth made by Lethbridge during the jpast year. Nearly one hundred The 'even'ne their home on Westminister Road. Among the guests were the Misses Nixon, Hooper, Kidd, Switzer, Swim, Messrs. Reid, Cooke, Lever, Cope and Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Stevens. Work on the Massey Harris Warehouse is to proceed at once. The Western Warehouse and Transfer Co. have the- contract for the excavating and will commence work on Monday. Paul Audett has been given the contract for the erection of .the building, for which Rogers-Cunningham Lumber Co. supplied the material. Rev. J. M. Harrison will preach a sermon especially to the members of the Wesley Church from the police force, and intimated that if it were not amicably settled forthwith, action �-ould be taken in the courts. The council handed his letter to Solicitor Conybeare for advice. As the council had not seen fit to hand over ,tho value of W. I). Whitney'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 taken in the courts' to get it. City Solicitor will have, the privilege of answering the letter. The council ordered the payment of S300 grant to. the Board of Trade as soon as the conditions in connection with the said grant be complied with This condition was that the secretary preparo statistics and information for a pamphlet to be issued by tho ferred to the Fire, Water and Light' Committee. �*��:� -f Health Officer Campbell's suggestion that a corral of chicken wire bo made-at the nuisance ground for the-burning of papers was referred to the Works and Property ComrniMeo- The reports of committees and the City Solicitor on the amendments to the city charter left over, by the last' council were received and filed'. � The engineer of the Hallway Commission wrote asking whether the city had any objection to the proposed C.P.R. 'diversion ' crossing Bompas, Redpath and Ford � Streets. - i. The Council derided to ask the city soli-J sitor whether it, is safe to have any ojections or not. Aid. Cunningham pointed out'that the city's 'agreement to the crossing might make it liable for damages ' should any property ; holders consider the value of -their property to be depreciated. II. Sage's application for an ir-crease of salary as- auditor fivi.v $8.33 to $10 a month, "on account of the increase of lumber and other luxuries" -was referred to the finance committee. Aid. Adams had the honor, of being the first chairman of the committee of the whole. A special committee including the same members who interviewed 'Hon. W. H. Cushing was appointed to interview tho A. R. & I. Co. to see it the difficulty of tho street' extension on the Baroness Itoad and also to. report on the sidewalk to the North Ward.  Tho pet tion of several citizens for the placing of a license on cigarette vendors, left over by the Inst- council was referred to the solicitor for advice. .  '.<-. . ,', WOOD- BABHKTT tho of . P. overseer. within a fortnight and elect one of 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 late husband M. 1. Mc-|ci] 3ecrelai.y.treusui.ei. nlny |^ the grant of $500 to -the Agricultur- al Society which had been promised ' provided the city had the money. Tho secretary of the society wrote asking for the grant but on tho suggestion 'of Aid. Cunningham it wae referred to -the finance committee for report. | The application of Jfrs. Burgess for water connections to her houses on Coutts St. was referred to the Waterworks Committee. | .f. C. Butler explained to the council the circumstances under which he was fined'$5 for peddling tea nnd oth without a license. Tho Prince Albert, Jan. 6.-The result of the inquiry into the disputed ballots in the bye-olection resulted in a reduction of Attorney-General Tur-geon's majority to fifty. When the Stomach, Heart, or Kid ney nerves get weak, then those organs always fail. Don't drug the stomach, nor stimulate the Heart or Kidneys. That is simply a makeshift er goods known to drug- council decided -to take no action in Dr. Shoop's Be- his claim for appeal, to Lcona Barrett, daughter of Dr. ) storative. Tho Itestorativo is pro- j IT. E. Micbach's letter regarding and Mrs. G. K. Barrett of Winnipeg, pared expressly for those weak inside the keeping of an incnpable old man and until recently of the Medicine ! nerves. Strengthen these nerves, was referred to tho Health and Belief Hat hospital staff. The groom was j build them up with Dr. Shoop's Re- Committee. Mr. Miebach has been supported by Mr. William English of storative-tablets or liquid-and see keeping an old man eighty-six years the Union Bank and the bride was ! how quickly help will come. Free of ago at the Windsor Hotel and ask- This morning at early mops in common chaikil, Charles Wood, Lethbridge, formerly assistant C R. roadmaster here, and now inspcj tor of C. P. R. cement work, was ^ pl.Moription married by Rev. Father Van Tighcm j giat!t everywhere as LETHBRIDGE NEXT YEAR Calgary, Dec. 31.-Tho concluding t session of the Giand Lodge convention of the Northwest Association of Stationary Engineers was opened on Saturday afternoon at two o'clock. : The first business was the selection for, the place of meeting for' tho Grand Lodge in 1908. After several invitations had been received, that from Lethbridge. was finally accepted. JAPS STEAL JEWELRY (Western Associated Press.) Vancouver, B. C, Jan. 7.-The police this morning captured a Japanese burglar red handed, named Kato. He had entered half a dozen west end houses and stolen a thousand dollars worth of jewelry including watches and rings from Geo. E. Mac-donald and A. Perry. R. N. W. M. POLICE SALE OF CAST HORSES accompanied by Miss Allxjrtine Begin. Mr. and Mrs. Wood have rented Howell Harris' residence on Bartlett St. where they will reside. sample test sent on request by Dr-. ed the Council to share the expense. Shoop, Racine, Wis., Your health is j The Chief of Police made a report surely worth this simple test. Sold on the street lights that were dark by all druggists. ) lights during the past month, Bfir Horse Reg. No. 2823 will be sold � by 'Public Auction, at the City Scales, Lethbridge, on Friday the I7th day of January, 1908* at 2 p'.m. No newspaper will -be paid for publishing this advertisement without proper authority. ') JAS. 0. WILSON, Supt. Commanding- "K" Division, ' Lethbsllge. ;