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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 10, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Herald VOLUUME 1 Li iilBKIDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 10, 1906. NUMBER 10 le Canadian Bank of Commerce HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO Paid-up Capital. $10,000,000 Rc$ervejund,,$4,500,000 HON, CEO. A COX, PrtM.i. nt B. K. WAUfEK. G..-I,', Mau.^r. r ALEX. I.AIHD, A'-'. G M i .ijier 135 BRANCHEIS IN CA^iADA AND TM IC UNITED STATES A general Banking Business transacted. Accouts may be opened and con-ducted by mail with all branches of this Bank. SAVllSGS BAIS'K DEPARTMENT. Deposits of SI and upwards received, and interest allowed at current rates. Interest added to the deposit twice in each year, at the end of May and >ovember. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in the withdrawal of whole or any portion of the deposit. Lethbridge, (Alta.,) Branch C. G. K. NOURSE, - MANAGER THE 2 MMCS THE HOUSE OF. SATISFACTION OPPOSITE COALDALE HOTEL -Have You Heard of thk- POLICY or SATISFACTION ---ADOPTED BV THIS GROWING STORE FOR 19(if;------ It is beyond clonht the most wonderful policy any store could adopt, for by it you are tinder an absolute guarantee of perfect satisfaction.------------ lust think wliat this means to you to know tluit no matter what you buy you know it will In- all we claim for it. It's simply this: You're sure of what you buy here; we're sure of it and guarantee it.--------- NEW ARRIVALS TODAY A Shipment of Men's,fine Shoes. Call and see them. THE a ESTABLISHED 1817 Capital all paid up.......... Reserved Fund................ Balance Profit and Loss........ .114,000.000 . 10,000.000 MS. 159 Head Office, Montreal PRESIDENT; hIGHT HON. LORD STRATHCONA ANIltMOUNT lOYAL, Q. f. M. r. VICE-PRESIDENT ; HO.V. SIR QEORGR A. DRUMMOND. K. C. M. C. E. S. CL'''USTON, GENEI1.4I, MAN.knKII Branches and Agencies at all the principal points in Canada Also in London^ I ngland, New York, Chicago, Spokane and Newfoundland Travellers' Circular Letters of Credit and Commercial Credits issued for use in all parts of the wjirld. COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS ll'.d-- .i".iilablo a'- ..11 poiulH. in Uriiiel Stite-, Eutopic ap'i Cjiaiia Interest allowed on deposits at currentTrates Lethbridge BrahcH - r. R. REEVE Manager ^ A. EASTON & CO. I TO Harness and Saddles, Trunks and Valises, Rcbes and Blankets, | WHIPS, SPURS, BITS, ETC., ETC. | Ordered Work a Si^ecialty. ir.W. OATS AND WHEAT FOR SALE ADDRESS BOX 201, LETHBRTDCiE X > > > DR. C. G. CRA6G PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON OfHce-Over HIgliibo!ham's Drug Store PHONE Office 125 . House 94 APPOINTOIAIRMAN J. n. Fleetwood Honored by School Trustees FIRST MEETING OF NEW BOARD Contractors Must Clean Up Central School Grounds. J. H. Fleetwood is tlin new cluiiriiifiii of the school board. He was chosen at the first mtieting of tlio new board, on Friday night. Chairman Fleetwood has been a resident of Lethbridge since 18'.JH and for six yeais has been a faith-fvd and energetic trustee and there is no question but that he will nifike a capubk; and progressiv(3 chairman. The trustees present at the meeting were iJt'ssrs. G. H. Johnston, Dr. Gralbraiili, Dooley, Nimnions anil Flertwuod. The sUmding committees for the year were chosen as follows: Finance-Messrs. Dooley and Galbraith. Supplies - Messrs. Johnston and Galbraitli. School uianageiiient-Dr. Gal-brnith and the bcxtrd. Sites iiml l)uil(lingri - - Messrs. Ninnaons iim! Donji^y. Tlie fiiist named on each committee i.s chaij'nifin. The fin.'inciiil statement, showed the receipts to include .l!i,;57().()8 from dehenhirea, Sll,OtX) from tnxes, ^22^2. government grant: Siy2.j from otliiT sourei'S. 'I'he i^rinuipal items of expenili-Inre were teachers' silaries, 7,221.-07; >.'li'>^^'y2, building and rejjairs; SliJilfc.'lB, cari'tuking and fuel; 3(")(J.()5, supplies. It was decided to record in the minutes the oyjening of the Westminster school. Sniifh Bros. & Wilson's account for .SUaU. contract on Westminster school, was ordered to l)epaid. Tlie trustees strongly objected to the condition iji which the grounds of the central sch-.ol had been left, and passed a resolution to the ellfct that dirt at this school be.removed within three days by the contractors and if this was not done the board would have the work done and charge the contractors with the expense. C. B. Bowman was re-apix)inted st.'cretary treasurer at a salary of .S2U(J per year, The regular rjceting night of the board was made the last Monday night in each month. OR. P. W. TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE Office-OvRf Ott'� Barber Shop Hourn-10:30 �n 12:00 noon; S:00 to 5:00 p, IB ; 7:00 to 8:30 p m Orflcs SifJ-.i Bell 3Ld Telephone WILL BE FINE BUILDING The infiprovements in the A. Mac-donald & Co.'s Property. The Herald man hail a ^jeek at the plans for the enlargement of the A. Macdouald & Co. building, mentioned brietly in list week's paper. Another storey is to be added and the entire appearance of this well known corner changed. The front on Round st. is to he entirely new. Large plate glass windows with mireseno glass above, to throw irleidy of light in the store, will replace the present windows, both on the Round st side and for 18 feet on Redpath st. Then 57 feet back from the entrance a ten foot show window will be put in. It will face Redpath si., at the very rear of the store. Thi- entrance at the corner will be vastly improved and will be one of the attractive features of the building. The brick wall at present dividing the grocery and dry goods departments will be reino\(.:d and replaced by iron columns supporting the ceiling and floor above. Tliis will be a vast improvement, virtiially putting all departments into the view of every customer. The new storey will be 1-1 feet high and will be used for offices. Accomodation is made for nine offices, and it is said they have already been applied for by iloctors and ilentists. On this llooi' there I will Vie two lavatories. The building willbe healed by hot water. The facing of the window sills and arches will he of cement I blocks, th(,' remainder being in brick. The entrance to the grocery department and (o the slaiicase leading to the offices will be at the I south east of the building. The diawings of the building iniicate that it will be an ornament to the town and greatly enhance the iipiiearance of Round and Red-path streets. matheson;s^sbortace Will Amount to More than He Expected. From the Raymond Cbroniclc The Chronicle has hitherto maintained silence respecting the condition of the town books for the reason that its ead hulidedout at Macleod Oil Jan. -1th dismissing the action withcosi.s against the plaintiff. W. Laurie andL. M. Johnstone for the pliiutitr, Simmons and Bennett tor the defendants. BIG FiKE AT HIGH RIVER Nearly Seventy Thousand Dollars Worth of Property Ruined High River suffered a severe loss from fire on Wednesday last. The lire began in the hardware store of Heaslip, Kelly and Young and destroyed their block and the one adjoining, occupied by A. W. H. Thompson, general merchant, and a smaller building occupied by E. E. Thompson. The losses were: Heslip, Kelly and Young, 25,000 A. W. H. Thompson, 32,800; E. E. Thompson, 950.00: D. O. Brown ii,0(.l(); Dr. Learmouth, 2,-000; Stanley Clothing Co., 3,000; total, Go. tion, the Calgary brigade was brought from Calgary by special train. It is believed the tire was started by the explosion of an oil stove in the rear of the hardware store. The insurance carrried will not cover a quarter of the loss. J. KENNY RESIGNS No Longer a Separate School Trustee. Watch Kean's ad. 5tf We desire to atmonnee to our patrons that befinning with the new year we will not allow any credit transactions in our business. ^ -Ott and Bullock. 4ti8 Pro n 11 . H li \i ver V .r. �. It is the same old story over and over again. Whenever a man with a steam beer salary becomes the victim of a champagne appetite, the ultimate result is not diilicLilt to forecast. We do not know what diversions Mr Matlu'son had, but unfortunately for himself and infinitely more so for tliose whose confidence he had gained, he had an insutfiei. nt aninunt of money of his own. To snppi\ the dei'' iency he stole the money iilacei! in his care. In doing so Mr, Mat'he-son was a fool as well as a Ivnave. otherwise he woukl have reas(jue.i from a long line of precedent^ and easily arrived at the eoncltision that the chfinces for e^eajK^ were overwhelmingly against liim. His reasoningshuulil have taught him that looking out "from prisons all over Canada weic other mtMi who had used other ]jeo])le't3 money in purchasing unnecessary hixurie'S which would have been as unattainable as they were unnecessary had the young men given due respect to the law of mine and thine. There are, not infrequently,extenuating circumstances whicli offer some excuse for a man stealing. An uninterinipted periotl of hard luck and with children crying for the bare necessities of lifc^ may I drive a man to desperation and ! cause him to steal. Subscribe for the Herald. J. Kenny, after many year's faithful service on the Septrate school board, iias n'sigiied, owing to the fact, that a government official, iti not permitted to hold ])nl)lic office. As is well known, Mr. Kenny is collector of Customs. The Board at its meeting last Friday evening did not take any a(.-tion in regard to the resignation. T. D Kevin was re-elected chairman jind II, Miron irea.sui'er. J.B Piciie Hucee(>ds .Mr. Kenny as sec-ntary. The Liusiness of the past year was wouiul up. A very encouraging re[>orl was presented from the IiispiH'tor. mideiicing an advance Ml all n'speeti^ over the former ,ear. The ."^-eparat,e .school has an atlemlanee (ji uve^r U)U piipds at the prerielll, time. HEAD BADLY CUT Serious Accident on Monday to Carl Kirkham. Earl Kiikliam met with a serious accident on Tuesday after noon. He was driving a team aeiws the I'iver, to Ashcroft's mine ;it a lively pace and when he j'e'ached the gravi'l. In; pulled up so suddeidy that the jolt threw him out of the waggon headlong onto tlie tongue. He fell to th(! ground and the wheels of the wagon ran over his legs. The unfortunate yoimg man was picked up almost instantly and rushed to the Gralt hospital, where his injuries were treated. He received a terrible cut on the head as well as severe bruises about the body. It will be some time before ho is able to be around again. IMPERATIVE SALE Commencing 6 January, 1906 III 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 are to sell off ail possible stock befo e that date. You know what that means-ihat it is vesy rarely that a store carryiig the high quality goods of the HudSi^n's Bay Co. announci^s such a sweeping sale The notice in move was sudden and was given r Iter large purchases had been made, and noAv tht' irdt^rs are to dispose ^>f larger portion of stock before removal. SALE COMMENCES JANUARY 6, 1906 Men's Coon Coats Regular $55.00, sale price............................ 44 50 Men's Wombat Coats Regular $25,00, sale price............................ 19 85 Men's FiTie Overcoats Regular 117.00, sale price............................ 13 25 Regular $14.50, sale price............................ 10 25 Me^'s Frieze Overcoats Regular $7.50, Bale price.............................. 4 90 Regular $9.50, sale price.............................. 6 80 Boys' Heavy Reefers Regular $4.00, sale price.............................. 2 90 Regular $3.50, sale price.............................. 2 60 Men's White Dress Shirts Regular $1.25 to 1.75, sale price........................ 50c Ladies' Silk Blouses Regular $4.00 to S6.00, sale price....................... 2 25 Ladies' Dress Skirts Regular $3.50 sale price............................... 2 65 Regular $5.00, sale price.............................. 3 85 Regular $6.00, sale price............................... 4 35 Ladies' Costumes Regular $12.50, sal rice............................. 9 25 Regular 15.00, sale j vice............................ 10 75 Regidar 20.00, s-'- Hce.................f.......... 14 90 Ladies' Blouses Regular 1.00, 1.25 and 1.50, sale price.................... 75c Misses' and Children's Boots. .")() pairs, rsgular > 2.00, sale price................... 75c Wc nen's Corsets Regular 1.00, 1.25 nvA 1.75. sale price.................... 70c 20 Per Cent. Discount on All Dress Goods, and Men's and Boys' Clothing. Other ^oods marked down in pro- portion. These prices are for Cash Only HUDSON'S BAY CO. ;