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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 15, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 ' .V"ii ' THE STORE OF QUALITY.' Clearing Sale For 15 Days of all kinds of CROCKERY ...". ; * � Before Stock-taking Big Reductions in Fancy China, also Dinner and Toilet Ware. DON'T MISS THIS CHANCE Nelson wn "as ., . , u . i Porter, of Men in the Mountains Nelson, U. C. Jan. 7.-A special from Nakusp, .11. t\vo days ago and leariwd that they had left' as above stated. The mine manager, 51 r. Washburn, hud reason to believe they had stayed in town, while their friends decided that, they were still working. The remaining men at the mine immediately hurried towards Burton City, where they arrived yesterday, carefully .searching the way down. No trace, however, was found, and the only conclusion is thai at a point STRANGE EPIDEMIC VISITS LANSING ag-;about ;i mile from the 'follows al'on'g the edge | vine, and finding it mine the trail of a deep ra-blnckcd with niine, LI miles east of Burton in the .mountains, the property of 5fr. Forester of Wilinei-, Jt. C. They started from the mine on Dec. 24 to spend Christmas in town where McDevitt drifted snow they ventured too close to the edge, fell down 1">0 feet bringing n heavy slide of snow with them, and were buried underneath. After a period of nearly two weeks their has two sisters, Mrs. J. II. McCor- death is certain. A search party ii Detroit. Mich., .Iiwi. 9.-A special to the J'roe Press from Lansing. JHiVli., says. "Whether the flight over or the city is from deletrpus matter or some other unknown ettn.se, Lansing was seized by a strange malady some time (luring Tuesday night, thousands being suddenly stricken with extreme naseau, accompanied by acute intestinal troubles. From midnight until morning and all during the forenoon calls for doctors were incessant. Whole families were s trick en. Two hoys were found lying on the street too ill to make further 15 men started from Burton City this morning- at 5 o'clock. Oresfield is stated to have a brother in Medicine. Hat and McDevitt is originally irom Ontario." progress. The disease which most ph\s'cians attribute -to atmospheric 'conditions yielded readily to Iroat-; incut. . Fif'le.'ii city teachers and liiin-jdreils of pupils were absent from �school. All the stores were short of help. Secretary S'chumay of the I State Hoard of Health, suspecting Uhttt something was wrong with the city �water supply took steps to have an analysis made but it was not com j pitted today. Jt was learned late J lns-t night Hunt outside the waterworks zone the disease was quite as prevalent. J. H. Fleetwood, for the third time elected chairman' of the.Publie School Board is one of the old timers in the West. It is forty-nine years since he was born in Lincoln, England, and twenty-four years since lie came to Canada, making Winnipeg his first stopping place. After living a year in Winnipeg, he came to Indian Head to work on the famous Bell Farm. Several years were spent railroading on the C. .P. E. until 1800 when he came to Lethbridge and entered the employ of the Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company. In 1S97, Mr. Fleetwood was elected alderm'an of the town and remained in ofllci continuously until appointed to his present position of Superin tendent of Waterworks. For seven years he has' been a member of the Public School Board and, his intelligent interest in educational matters has been recognized by his colleagues in his being elected chairman of the board for the pas' two years and again last night for a' third term. The chairman lias the educational interests of the city much at heart and the splendid position held by the city schools.is a matter of pride and satisfaction to him'. A RIDICULOUS SPEED LIMIT Winnipeg, Jan. 11.-A bill lor the regulation of automobiles within* the province passed its second reading this morning. A license of five dollars per year was imposed under the act and the speed limit placed at twelve miles in the country and eight in urban^ centres with a penalty of fifty dollars. It will be strenuously fought by M, | itoba jmotorists in committee who wil take the ground that while they welcome regulation and licensing, they consider the rural speed limit ridiculous. , . Gossip of the Busy Mining Town t* The East ' Photographs ktM Hp HieheHt i ln�� of Work Guaranteed Studio - - Near A.R aD'l I. F eight Office North of Hudsuii'ii Bay Store Baroness Ro \d Lethbridge FLOODS IN N. B. St. John, N. 11., Jan. 9.-A heavy storm raped last night causing the river ut Sussex to overflow, flooding roads and doing much damage. The town snow plow was washed away. Many cellars were filled and a prominent citizen named R. McDonough was caught in the flood and rescued with difficulty. BIG LOSS OF LIFE Paris, Jan. 10.-A dispatch received from Tangiers, says that, two native passenger boats have foundered off IClariaish. More than forty were drowned including several Europeans. A storm along the English Channel and along the western coast of Europe and on the north African coast is still raging and many fishing boats have been lost. LETHBRIDGE Conservatory of Mosic -AND- / Commercial College J. Geo. Harper, Director. Many Free Advantages ' Pupils received daily. For Prospectus. Terms, etc,,. Address-THE SECRETARY Studio-Tuff's Block, Cily. FOR SALE. . A gentleman's coonskin coat at a bargain. Inquire of G. A. Stevens, at Bijou theatre. 25-1.-1 w LOST Two. horses, one roan gelding, and one black gelding, marked with three half circles oho above the other on the left shoulder. Strayed or stolen from a field a ewle and iv half, south of Coaldalo. Fifteen dollars reward for return of tho two'to W. G. Mu'ir,, Ooaldale. 28dp HAND-BAG LOST. Between Bowvillo and Links on Wednesday, Oct. 16, containing notes and bills of about SloO, and silver watch. Reward of 10.00 will be offered for Its recovery, tf. � Helma Peterson. BROKE HIS NECK Winnipeg, Jan. 8.-While going down stairs in the Bell hotel last night, W. Humphries slipped and fell to the bottom, a distance of about ten feet and broke his neck dying almost instantly. TO KENT A New- Seven-Koom Bricks House on Round & t. Rent thirty dollars a month. Apply 0. \V. Cray. FOR ADOPTION. Strong healthy child, Apply to Box ;345, Lethbridge. Talier, Jan. 8.-There will be s � grand masquerade ball in Cousins' Hall on Friday night. A prize will: l:o given to the best costumed-gent; and lady. ,:�,�:.