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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 10, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUUME 1 LLTUBU1DGE, ALIIEBTA, WEDNKSPAY. JANUARY 10, 1900. NUMBER 10 he Canadian Bank of Commerce HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO Paid-up Capital, HON. CEO. A. COX, I'u-KMuH WALICKli. Gvi.'i ALEX. LAtUD, A-> M i a 135 BRANCHES IN CAXADA AND TH H UNITED STATICS A general Banking Bnsiness transacted. Accouts may be opened and con- ducted by mail with all branches of this Bank. SAVINGS DEPART AH-NT. Deposits of and upwards received, and interest allowed at current rates. Interest added to the deposit twice in each year, at the end of May and November. The depositor is subject to no delay whatever in the withdrawal of whole or any portion of the deposit, Lethbridge, Branch C. G. K. NOURSE, MANAGER APP01NTCHA1RMAN J. H. Fleetwood Honored by School Trustees FIRST MEETING OF NEW BOARD Contractors Must Clean Up Central School Grounds. J. H. Pie.etwood is thcs new chairman of the school board. He was chosen at thf; tirst meeting of the new board, on Friday night. Chairman 'Fleeiwood has been a resident of Lothbridge since and for six yeais has been a faith- ful and energetic trustee and there is no question but that he will make a capable and progressive chairman. The trustees present at the meet- ing were Messrs. G. H. Johnston, Dr. Galbrailh, "Dooley, Nimmons and Fieetwood. The standing committees for the year were chosen as follows: Dooley and Cralbraith. Johnston and Will Amount to More than He Expected. From the Raymond Chronicle The Chronicle has hitherto main- tained silence respecting the con- dition of the town books for the reason that its editor was Mr. Matheson's official successor. The hampering condition no longer exists and the editor of the paper feels at liberty to speak. It is a fact unfortunately that a shortage exists, the exact amount atvprosent not being terminable, that it is much greater than the ex-secretary- treasurer himself believes possible is also true. In a communication sent to the council Mr. Matheson requested that certain amount? due him from residents of the town be applied on the he ap- parently being of the opinion that i hey would materially reduce .the amount unaccounted for, when, as i matter of fact, the aggregate of he obligations due him would be jut a small proportion of the short- age, which leads to the conclusion that he himself does not know CARDSTON WINS Decision Given in Action for Damages. COSTS AGAINST THE PLAINTIFF Defendant Wins in Another portant Case. 1m- THE 2MHCS THE HOUSE OF.SATISFACTION OPPOSITE COALBALE HOTEL -HAVE You KEAUD THE----- -ADOPTED BV THIS GROWING STORE 1906- It is beyond doubt the most wonderful policy any store could adopt, for by it you are under an absolute guar- antee of perfect satisfaction.----------------------------------- Just think what this means to you to know that no matter what you buy you know it will be all we claim for it. It's simply this: You're sure of what you bay here: we're sure of it and guarantee it.-------------------- NEW AKim7ALS TODAY A Shipment of Men's.Hue Shoes. Call and see them. Supplies--Messr >albraith. School Gai- )raith and the board. Sites and buildings Messrs. Niuimons and DooJey. The iii'St named on eacli com- mittee is chairman. The financial statement showed the receipts to include from from taxes, government rant: from other sources. The principal items or expendi- ture were teachers' salaries, 07: building and repairs and luel supplies. It was tlecided to record in the minutes the opening of the West minster school. Smith Bros. Wilson's account for 8950. contract on Westminster school, was ordered to be paid. The trustees strongly objected to the condition in which the grounds of the central school had been left, and passed u resolution to the eiTect that dirt at this school .be..removed wi.thin tliree. .days .by the contractors and if! this was not done the board would have the .work done and charge the con- tractors with the expense. C. B. Uowman was re-appointed secretary treasurer at a salary of 8200 per year, TTui regular ir-ec-ting night cf the board was made the last Mon- dav night in each month. vhat the shortage really is. Mr. Mathesou was bonded by a Canadian Guarantee -Company, so that. the town is fully protected igainst loss, the bond being for while the estimated defal- cation is about S2GGO. The associated press correspond- ent has gone out of his way to further and uselessly besmirch the character in charging that he threw a bail game while he was manuger of. the Raymoujd team While this statement is not whollj a lie it expresses the michievou intent and carries the Blighting effect aimed at by the man who sent it out. If he had desired h could have learned the facts which are these: There was a ball game by the team, but it was against Mr. Matheson's fruitless protest, and he was forced either to publish what was intended and so army his town team against him or per- mit himself to be overruled which. unfortunately, is what he did. While Mi. Mathesonwas a resident of this'community he poned himself as a gentleman, and there is no one here who isn't grieved at his unfortunate situ- ation. Frederick vs E. R.J. Forster and John was an action brought by plaintiff to recover the sum of bal- ance claimed under a contract for cutting mine props for the defend- ants near Coleman, Alberta. The defendants admitted a liability of S7D.10 and tendered same to plain- before action was brought and >aid that amount into court with tatemeiit of defence. The case vasset down for the December ittings of Supreme'Court, but was xljourned to a special sitting held it Maeleod on the 4th inst. as )laintifT was not. ready to go to :rial in December: Mr. Justice lan-ey dismissed the action with costs against plaintiff. L.M. John- stone and T. Dickson, for plaintiff, Simmons and Bennett for defend- ant. Cardston Drug and Book Co. vs town of was an ac- tion brought for damages in. the sum of and tried before Jus- tice Harvey at the sitting of the Supreme Court held at Cardston in December. The claim against the town was founded on the alleged negligence of the town in raising the grade and placing a culvert across the same oil insurficient cap- acity to curry oil: the surplus water, .-judgement was handed out at Mac- ieod on Jan. -ith dismissing the ac- tion with cosls iiguinst thy plaintiff. Vv. Laurie and L. M. Johnstone for the pLiintitr, Simmons and Ben- nett for the defendants. BIG FiRE AT HIGH RIVER Bank of .Montreal ESTABLISHED 1817 Capital all paid Reserved Fund.............'......... Balance Profit and Loss............... Head Office. Montrea PRESIDENT: KIGHT HON. LOKO STRATHCOXA 5-OYAL. VICE-PRESIDENT: HON. SIR GEORGE'A. DRUMMOND. K. C. M. C. 7.. S. GEXEHU. mada Branches and Agencies at all the principal points in G Also in England, New York, Chicago, Spokane and Newfoundland Travellers' Circular Lettersof Credit and Commercial Credits issued for use in all parts of the COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS M-M a1. in Unite-l Stne-. Enroot aM C.ii.aiia Interest allo'wecl on deposits at cvirrent grates Lethbridge Branch F. R. REEVE Manager WILL BE FINE BUILDING The improvements in the A. Mac- donald Co.'s Property. The Herald man had a peek at the plans for the enlargement of the A. Macclonaid ifc Co. building, mentioned briefly in list week's Prom the Edmonton Bulletin. The sudden and unaccountable disappearance of .R. 0. Matheson, former editor of the Rayuond Chronicle, who arrived in the city about December 1st. has caused considerable comment in the city. On inquiry being made at the government offices hero it was learned that Mr. Matheson had been position in the edu-! cation department but had never entered upon his duties, and his sudden disappearance has puzzled the department. The officials havo no knowledge of his whereabouts and large quantities of his mail remains uncalled for in the postoffice. Mr. Jean Benoist. of the Wind- sor hotel reports thaf Mr.Matheson and wife stopped at the hotel only two days, leaving for Strathcona on the fourth of December and Nearly Seventy Thousand Dollars Worth of Property Ruined High River suffered a severe loss from tire on Wednesday last. The lire began in the hardware store of Heaslip. Kelly and Young and de- stroyed their block and the one ad- joining, occupied by A. W. H. Thompson, general merchant, and a smaller building occupied by E. E. Thompson. The losses were: Heslip, Kelly and Young, A. W. H. Thompson. E. E. Thompson, 8950.00: D. 0. IMPERATIVE SALE Commencing 6 January, 1906 in March or April we have to move 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 j stock bef0" e that date. You know what that it is ly, that a siore carrying, the high quality goods of-the. Hudson's Bay Co. announces such a sweeping sale The notice to move was sudden and was given sifter large purchases had been made, and now the are to dispose of larger portion of stock before removal. SALE COMMENCES JANUARY 6, 1906 Men's Coon Coats Regular sale price............................ 44 50 Men's Wombat Coats Regular sale price .......___..............___. 19 85 Men's Firre Overcoats Regular side price............................ 13. 25 Regular sale price___....................----- 10 25 Mer's Frieze Overcoats Regular sale price......................-.......4 90 Regular sale price.............................. 6 80 Another storey is to be added nd the entire appearance of this veil known corner changed. The ront on Round st. is to be entirely lew. Large plate glass windows vitli mireseno glass above, to ,hrow plenty of light in the store, will replace the present windows, on the Round st side and for 18 [ect on Redpath st. Then 57 feet back from the entrance a ten foot show window will be put in. It will face Redpath st.. at the very rear of the store. The entrance at the corner will be vastly improv- ed and will be one of the attractive j features of the building. The over atrain. When brick wall at present dividing the a steam beer salary Brown Dr. Learmouth, 000: Stanley Clothing Co., total, Siiii.ToO. As the town has uo lire prote> tion. ilie Calgary brigade was brought from Calgary by special train. li is believed the tire was started by the explosion of an oil stove in the rear oE the hardware store. The insurance carrried will not cover a quarter of the loss. departing from there to Calgary on the fifth" Before thai Mr. Matho- son was in the Milk-It railroad accident on the G. R. and made claims against the rond for losses, receiving two new trunks as settlement for hisclnim. 4 4 GO TO A. EASTON CO. Harness and Saddles, Trunks and Vaiises, Robes and Blankets, WHIPS, SPURS. BITS. ETC.. FTC. Ordered Work a Specialty. KAY. OATS AND WHEAT FOR SALE ADD.RF.SS BOX 201. LETHBRTDHE and dry gocxls departments will be removed and replaced by iron columns supporting the ceil- ing and floor :ibovc. This will be a vast improvement, virtually put- ting nil departments into the view rof every customer. The new storey will be .1-1 feet high and will be used for oftices. j AccoiTHxlalion is made for nine, and it is said they have :il- i ready Ixen applied for by doctors 1 and dentists. On this floor there Fro ti.f Hirer T >r, It is the same old story over and a man with becomes tru J. KENNY RESIGNS Mo Longer a Separate School Trus- tee. victim a the ultimate result is not difficult to forecast. not know diversions Mr Matheson Lad, but unfortunately for himself and in- finitely more so for those whose confidence he had gained, he had an ittsnfrieit-nt amount of! money of his own. To supply the deiV iency he stole the money pl-u-od in his care. In doing so Mr. Mathij- son was a fool as veil as a knav otherwise he would have J. Kenny, after ninny years faithful service on the Separate school board. Mas resigned, owing to the fact, that government of- ficial, is not permitted to hold public office. As is well known. .Mr. Kenny is collector of Customs. The lioard at its meeting last Friday evening did not take any action in regard to the resignation. T. D Kevin wits re-elected chair- man and H. Miron treasurer. J.B Piche succeeds Mr. Kenny as sec- rrtary. The business of the past year was wound up. A very encourag- ing report was presented from the [usivclov. evidencing an advance :ii all respects over the forme vear. Tin- J'vpariite school lias ;ii attendance ui over .UK) pupils1 a the present time. will be two lavatories. Ti.e build- frOm a long line of precedent and IlLAD BADLY CUT "Regular 84.00, sale price 2 90 Regular sale price 2 60 Men's White Dress Shirts Regular to S1.75. sale price 50c. Ladies' Silk Blouses Regular 84.00 to SG.OO. sale price. 2 25 Ladies' Dress Skirts Regular sale price 2 65 Regular sale price 3 85 Regular sale price 4 35 Ladies3 Costumes price 9 25 rice 10 75 price f--. U 00 Regular 312.50, Regular 15.00, sa l Regular 20.00. Ladies' Blouses I ing will "be heated by hot" water. -i The facing of the window sills I and arches will be of cement blocks, the remainder being in brick. j The entrance to the grocery de- easily arrived at the conclusion I that the chances for escajiCr were overwhelmingly against him. jlls reasoning should have taught, him that looking out'from prisons all over Car.ada were oilier men who had used other people's money in purchasing unnecessary luxuries which would have been as unal- tainnble ns they wen; .unnecessary to OR, C. C. GRAGG PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Office 125 Drajj S'.oro 'PHONE V House 94 DR. P. W, TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE partnieni and 1o the staircase lead- i ing to the offices will at the south east of the building. i The drawings of the building in-iicatp that, it will be an ornament j had the youncr men given due re- to the town and greatly enhance Upect to the tow of mine and thine. the appearance of Round and Red- i There are, path streets. circumstances which olTer for a man stealing. Serious Accident on Monday Carl KirKham. Karl Kirkham met with a ser- ious accident on Tuesday after noon. He was driving a across the river, to Ashcroft's mine at a lively pace and when lie reached the graves, he pulled up so suddenly thai, the jolt threw him .oi'.t of the waggon headlong onto j the tongue. He fell to the ground and the wheels of the wagon ran over his logs. Tho unfortunate Regular 1-00, 1.25 and 1.50, sale price.................... 75c Misses' and Children's Boots. 50 pairs, regular 1.2-" 2.00. sale price................... 73c Women's Corsets '1.00. 1.25 1.75. sale price.................... 70c Per Cent. Discount on All Dress Goods, and Men's and Boy 20 Clothing, Ou's Barber Shori TO noon; lo p. m 10 p. m Bell atd Telephone Watch Keau's ad. We desire to announce pntrons that with new year we will not allow any credit transactions in our business. and Bullock. 4tiS cause him to steal. Subscribe for the Herald. on the head as well as severe bruises about the body. It will be some time tafore he is able to be around ngain. I Pro portion. These prices are for Cash Only HUDSON'S BAY CO. ;