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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 10, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUUME 1 1.1 TflBKlDGF., ALUEttTA. WFDNI'SDAY. JANUARY 10, 190�. NUMBER 10 he Canadian Banl of Commerce HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000 Reserve Fundv$4,500,00O HON. (.ISO. A II. K. VVAIiKKH. n.-i.'i Man,r r COX. I'nxlli til Al.KX. I-AIUI), A� 135 IN CANADA BRANCHES ANI> TIIIO I'NITI:!) STATES A general Banking Hnslncss transacted. Accouts may be opened and coif ducted by mail with all branches of this Bank. SA VI N (IS HA N K I) Kl�A UTM l7'>.f from di in ntures. hdl.O'.X) from lavs. ^I'MTimiei.t. grant: .^blio from oil,, i sources. The principal items of expendi-tiiie wen te..diets* vilarics. $7,221 .-1)7: >'�]''>.-. building and repays; ^bi'.^.i:'. i ar> tal-inu' and |,u |; s:>iii).b."). supplier. It was d' i iilni to record in the minutes the op. ning of the \Vik|. IllillS'er Scln ii i|. Smith Hid'. A: W'dson's aeeount for S'.t.Vl. I'onti'jicl on Westminster school, was oldered to be paid. The tnist'-is strongly objected to the eonditioli ill which the grounds of | |irtion of the shortage, which hails to the conclusion tiiat he himself does not know what the shortage really is. Mr. Matheson was bonded by a Canadian (Juarantcc Company, so that the town is fully protected against loss, the bond hciig tor $5.01X1, while the estimuted defalcation is about !S"2Ui�i The associated press correspondent has gone out of his way to further ami uselehidy bcBinireh the otiicial's character in charging tn.it he threw a bail name while ae was manager of the Kiiyritoiid team \\ Idle this stateineiil is not wholly a lie it express- s the inichii'v.vis intent and carries the blighting effect aimed at the man win, sent it out. If he' liail desind he could have learned the facts which are these: There was a b.dl game "thrown" by the team, but it was against Mr. .Matheson's fruitless protest, and he was forced cither to publish what was intended and so array his town team again�t him or po,-mil himself t�, |,. overruled which, unfortunately, \H what he did. While Mi. Mathcson was u resident of I his community he always- �un-poried himself as a gentleman, and there is no one here who isn't grieved at ids unfortunate situ, ation. CARDSTON WINS Decision Given in Action for Damages. COSTS AGAINST THE PLAINTIFF | Defendant Wins In Another Important Case. Frederick W'hutcroft vb E. R.J. Forster and John Strong -This was an action brought by plain till' to recover the sum of S274.22, balance claimed under a contract for cutting mine props for the defendants near Coleman. Alberta. The defendants admitted a liability of $79.10 and tendered same to plain-lilr" before action was brought and paid that amount into court with statement of defence. The case was set down for the December sittings of Supreme Court, but was adjourned to a special sitting held at Maclood on the 4th inst. as plain till' was not ready to go to trial in December. Mr. Justice Harvey dism.sscd tin; action with costs against plaint ill". L. M. Johnstone and T. Dickson, for plaintiff, Simmons and Bennett for defend ant. Cardston Drug and Book Co. vs town of Cardston Tins was an action brought for damages in the sum of &!tJ iiauiiudoul ut Mac ii-oi tin deteniiants. IMPERATIVE SALE Commencing 6 January, 1906 In March or April we have to move ur present store building, and it is imperative that we clear out our stock to the lowest possible limit. The orders arc to sell off all possible stock befo e that date. You know what that means-that it is vef the Hudson's Bay Co. announces such a sweeping sale The notice i > move was sudden and was given 1 ter large purchases had been made, and now the -rdcrs are lo disptv-e uf larger portion of stock j before removal. SALE COMMENCES JANUARY 6, 1906 WILL BE FINE BUILDING The Improvements in the A. Mac-donald & Co.'s Property. * G0 A. EASTON & CO. * � I 4: 4) 4? 4 4 4 4 � t 4' 4. 4* � 4 TO Harness and Saddles, Trunks and Valises, Rcbes ami Blankets, | WMll'S, SIH'RS, BITS, KTC. KTC � ()rdere'd Work a Specialty. 2 ||.\Y. OATS AND WHEAT FOll SALE  A DDK ESS BOX 201, LETHKKI D(; E | DR. C. C. CRAG6 PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON (Xtlce-Over Office 125 Hlglnboihani's PHONE DaiR S'.oro Houso 94 DR. P. W. TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE Office-Over Ott'� Barber Shop HuurK-1(1:30 l" 12:0(1 noon; H:()() lo 5:00 p m ; 7:00 w 8:30 p m Oifxi Nlt-,i.t Bell uid Telephone The Herald man had a peek at tin' plans fur the enlargement of the A. Macdunald �V Co. building, mentioned brielly in 1 ist week's p.i[)ei. Another stony is to be added and the entire ap]ieaniuee of this well known corner changed. The front on Kound st. is to be entirely new. Lar^re plate ^lass windows with liiireseno glass above, to throw I lenty of light in the store, will replace the present windows, both on the Kound st side and lor IS feet on Keilpath st. Then ,*)7 feet back from I he entrance a ten foot show window will be put in. It will face Kedpath st., at the very rear of the store. The entrance at the corner will be vastly improved and will lie one of the attractive features of the building. The brick wall at present dividing the grocery and dry goods departments will be removed and replaced by iron columns supporting the ceiling and lluor above. This will be a vast improvement, virtually putting all departments into the view of every eu.-.t. llier. Th" new store; will be U feet high and will he used for otiives. : Accntnodn. iuu is made for nine | otliees, and it is said ihey have ul-j ready b� en applied for by doctors ' and dentists. On this floor there \ will be two lavatories. The build-I ing will be heated by hot water. | The facing of the window sills 'and arc! ics i blocks, t he , brick. I The entrance to the grocery de-| pariinent and to the sin i:ease' leading to the olliccK will U- at the south east i.f the building. The diawings of the building in iieate that it w ill be an ornament to the town and greatly enhance the appearance of Kound and Kedpath streets. Fiom the KJ..,nton HiiUetln. The sudden and unaccountable disappeaiaiiee of K. (). Matheson. former i-ditor of the Kaynond Chronicle, who arrived i" the city about Decendxr Ist. has caused considerable comment in the city. I hi inquiry l-eing made at the government ollices here it was learned that Mr. Matheson had been given a imsitioiiin the education department hut lnul never entered uikjii his duties, and bis sudden disapi*earuuce lms gre.-tly puzzled the i|e|iiirtllietlt. The oflicials have no knowledge of his whereabouts and large i|iiuntities of his mail remains mu'iilli.tl for in the jxistofliee. Mr. Jean Bcnoisl.of the Windsor hotel reports that .Mr. Matheson and wife stopp.d at tin' hotel only two days, leaving fur Stnnheoua on the fourth of December and departing from there to Calgary on the fifth Before that Mr. Matheson was in the .Milletl railroad accident on tin- C. P K. "I'd niude claims against the lead for losses, receiving twn new trunks as a settlement foi his claim- BIG HRt AT HIGH klVER Nearly Seventy Thousand Dollars Worth of Property Ruined High Kiver sutlered a severe loss rum lire on Wednesday last. The lire beuan in the hardware store of iieashp, Kelly and 'idling anil de-strnyed their block and the one adjoining, occupied by A. W. H. Thompson, general merchant, and a smaller budding occupied by E. E. Thompson. The losses were: J It-slip. Kellv and Young, *2.").U()0 A. W. H. Thompson. !?:'2.N(KJ: E. E. Thompson. ^.I'lO.tO: D. (). Brown .S'.'i-": Dr. Leiinnouth, (HKJ; Stanley Clothing Co.. .S.'J.UOd; total. W>. i.'iU. As the town iias no tire protection, the C.dgary brigade was brought from Calgary by special train. It is believed the lire was started by t he explosion of an oil stove in the rear of the hardware store. The insurance enrrried will not cover a quarter of the loss. Kn> � n ., h v.-1 It is the same old story over and over again. Whenever a man with a steam beer sal.ny becomes in, victim of a chaill|i.l!i'le llppetlle. "I ditlicni' Know what ii had, but and in- the ultimate result to forecast. We d>> ii"l diversions Mr .Mad- -unfortunatelv f^r hna- it i ise Who III i : will be of cement reina inder bein" in Watch Kean's ad. 5tf We desire to aniiouiiee to our i patrons that bctdnning with the new year we will not ullow any i credit transactions in our business.! -Ott und Bullock. 4ti8 | finitely more so fur d' conlidenee he had U"' an insutliei. ut aininint of his own. 'I',, k,ii; |ib j iency lie stole th" inoiiev i his care. 1, doing " M' Mat- ' son was a fool ;is a:- a kn.nr. j otherwise be would I"1-1' rea^oin-l, from a long line of precidcui* a> it easily arrived at d'1' eoiielusn.ii | that the ehances for e-eape vver overwhelmingly against liim. 11 -reasonino should have taught 1.in. that looking out fr-in ] /ison.s ,!l over Canada wen utlier men wim had used other people's money in purchasing unnecessary luxuries which would have been as unattainable as they were unnecessary had the young men given due respect lo the law of mine and thine. I There are, not infrequently,extenu-jating circumstances which oiler j some excuse for a tiiiin stealing. ] An uninterrupted period of hard j luck and with children crying for ! the bare necessities of life may 'drive a man to desperation and ! cause him to steal. J. KENNY RESIGNS No Longer a Separate School Trus tec. .1. Kenny, after many year's t.illlll'lll service on the Sejxirati school board, has resigned, owing to I he fact, that n government official, not |;ci milted to hold I'liluic othce. As is well known, Mr. Keimv is collector of Customs. The board at its meeting last l'iala_; evening did not talic any action in regard to the resignation. T. D Kevin was re-elected chair-i man and Ii M iron t rea-.urer. .I.B I * l a.it year >.awound up. A very eneourag-ii a; i� | tort was p ri sen ted from the ,. -11. ;� a . e, id, ncing an advance i .el .-espeel., o'.ci the former .e . . I r 1 , ill ' 1111. it, 11,1 [)U[. has an at HtAU tiAULY CUT Serious Ear lolls i 11' ion. j ael'i 's.S j ii,me j ri -achei Slid | ollt 'the Accident on Monday to tail Kirkham. i\iik!iiui met v.nh a bcr �eide-,1 on Tuesday after lie was driving a team the river, to Aslicroft'f tali vol'. pace and when li, gravel, lie plllicd up so Men's Coon Coats Regular $55.00. side price............................-14 50 Men's Wombat Coats Regular $25 00, sale price............................ 19 85 Men's Fine Overcoats Regular $17.00, side price............................ 13 25 Regulur $1-1.50, Bale price............................ 10 25 Me^'s Frieze Overcoats Regular $7.50, sale prico..............................4 W) Regular $9.50, �de price.............................. 6 80 Boys' Heavy Reefers Regular $4.00. sale price.............................. 2 90 Regular $3.50, sale price.............................. 2 (50 Men's White Dress Shirts Regular $1.25 to $1.75, sale price........................ 50c Ladies' Silk Blouses Regular $-1.00 to $U.OO. sale price....................... 2 25 Ladies' Dress Skirts Regular $3.50 sale price............................... 2 05 Regular $5.(10, sale price.............................. 3 8o Regular $ti.00. sale [.rice............................... 4 35 Ladies' Costumes Regular $12.50, rice............................. 9 25 Regular 15.00. sale ice............................ 10 75 Regular 20.00. s-' -ice.................r.......... 14 90 Ladies' Blouses Regular 1.00. 1.25 and 1.50, sale price.................... 75c Misses' and Children's Boots. .">0 pairs, rsgulur 1 2.00, sale price................... 75c W . tien's Corsets Regular 1.00, \S .. 1.75. sale p.-ice.................... "'[)c 20 Per C.Viit. Discount on All Dress Goods, and Men's and Boys* Clothing. Subscribe for the Herald. .. alv, that I he jolt threw linn of thi- waggon headlong onto tongue. He fell to the ground and the wheels of the wagon ran over his l.gs. The unfortunate young man was jacked up almost instantly and rushed to the Cralt hospital, where his injuries were treated. He received a terrible out on the head as well as severe bruises about the body. It will bo some time before he is able to be around again. Other goods marked down in proportion. These prices are for Cash Only HUDSON'S BAY CO. ;