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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 17, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME 1 ALBEIM A, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY .17, 1906. NUMBER fl he Canadian Bank of Commerce HEAD OFFICE, Paid-up Capital, LI OK CI'CO. A. 15. K. WAUCER C 135 BRANCHES IN CAiNADA AND TLIK'DNITKI) STATICS A general Banking Bnsiness transacted. Accouts may be opened and con- ducted by mail with all branches of this Bank. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT. 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 m delay whatever in the withdrawal of whole or any portion of the deposit, Lethbridge, Branch C. G. K. NOXJRSE, MANAGER A MODERN PLANTJN LANDOF LIVING About to be Installed Suicide Turns Thejlerald. j Up injltah PAPER TO BE GREATLY IMPROVED LAWSON WANTS HIS CLOTHING Fine New Presses and Typesetting Machine Will Soon be Here. The Lethbridge Herald, by tlu Man Disappeared From Here a Year Ago. D. C. Lawson was dead in the first of -March, will be the best; minds of the people of Lethbridg equipped weekly newspaper in Alberta. F. E. Simpson was here last Saturday on his way to Winnipeg, to purchase an outfit that will establish to the people of Leth- bridge that we have heaps of con- fidence in the town and faith in the willingness of the business men aix1 '-iens to support a news- ill never fail to give all me i crt'a and loyally advocate the claims of this town, soon to be a city. The Herald in less than a month will be printed on a press, one of the most modern to be had and just fresh from the factory. The type will be set by a moiioline THE 2iMMCS THE HOUSE OF SATISFACTION OPPOSITE COALOALE HOTEL -HAVE You HEARD OF THK- typesetting machine, of which- there It was generally supposed that he had suicided when he suddenly disappeared from here a year ago. But Lawson is alive. A letter came to Dr. .Mewburn on Saturday from the allegal suicide. It was dated at Ogden City, Utah. In it Lawson seeks the return of his clothing and valise, which he left behind in the flight he made in the hours of night one-year ago. The clothes and valise are here and will be sent to the fellow. He also asked for his tools, but they never turned up after Lawson left. It is within the recollection of people here that this man Lawsou, who was a carpenter, left his boarding house one night last There's Mischief Bruin ock of Furs exceptionally heavy. We need .urn them into we realize that the POLICY or SATISFACTION ---------ADOPTED BY THIS 'GROWING STORE FOR 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 this means to you to know that no matter what you buy you know it will be all 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 2 MACS are very lev; in Alberta. Since we began business here, we have en- deavored to give the people the best local newspaper in the west, ami wo are happy to say our efforts have been heartily endorsed and our subscribers number a good deal more than pap -is that have been established as many years as have weeks. Our plans for the future provide a far better paper an we have been giving. The herald is bent on being at the winter, leaving behind all his cloth- Iron t in the newspaper procession this province. Owing to our inability to secure trident office accomodation, we ive been unable to install a job ant. In a week or two we will __ 36 in a new olh'ce and in a position j Lawson alone can answer. turn out the finest class of job son was a peculiar fellow, ork to be secured anywhere in the est. We are talking big talk but lieu we know we have the best of resses, the best and newest of iype and the best of men. there is o use in being backward. We feel that all that we have said about the Herald as a news- paper will the people of Lethbridge and we ar i ust as certain that the job depart- Bank of Montreal ESTABLISHED 1817 Capital all paid Reserved Fund...................... Balance Profit and Loss.............. Head Office, Montrea' PRESIDENT: hIGHT STRATHCOSA KOYAL, VICE-PRESIDENT: HON. SIR GF.ORGF. K. C. M. C. G. C. M. C. E. S. CL- USTOy, Gr.NF.ttU. MANA'GKH Branches and Agencies at all the principal points in Canada Also in Lor-.don, England, New York, Chicago, Spokane and Newfoundland Travellers' Circular Letters of Credit and Commercial Credits issued for use in all parts of the world. COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS Interest allowed on deposits current'.rates ing except a suit ot undensvar. The fellow did not wear even his boots and stockings. Garbed solely in the underwear, he started on the journey that people here concluded kd him to the river, as the marks of his bare feet could be traced to the waters Here, it was supposed, he had thrown himself into the river and ended his life. after a year, he comes to life. How did he get to Utah in the light clothing he possessed? As hi- was a sufferer from rheumatism was he experimenting in a cold ail treatment? Did it take a year to effect a cure? These are quest ions the querulous mind is asking Law as hi actions would indicate, but he wa honest and hard working. NEW-CP.lt. AGENT The mild weather before Christmas leaves ou: the money represented in the stocks, and we've got' shortest turn to getting what we want is to make the prices and that we're doing and no mistake. You never had such an after holiday assortment to select from, as you can have here now and you certainly never had choice from finer goods. Guv reductions are genuine and our sales are always a success because we do as we say: You have Southard's guarantee for satisfaction as cheerfully at reduced prices as at the regular prices. Here is just a few of the bargains. Men's Russian Calf coat, worth sale price.......................... SO No. 1, Tasmaniati Coon coat, worth sale '29 70 "Men's Coon coat, worth sale price................................ 32 93 Men's choice Northern Coon, worth 00 Men's choice Northern Coon, worth sale prices..................... 4-675 Men's choice full furred Northern Coon, worth sale price.......-----4-9 50 Men's very choice full furred Northern Coon, worth sale price...... 7'2 Men's extra choice full furred Northern Coon, worth sale price 8-1 95 Ladies' choice Northern Coon, worth sale price.................... 4r4 00 It will pay you to keep one eye open for Bargains. We never sleep. J t will convince the people that but merel ve are not boasting, statins; facts. DAACT UV'JJI CAD I LETHBRIDGE Mayor Rogers Teils about Town's Advantages. the Mr. McCrea, Transferred, to be Suc- ceeded by Mr. Maclepd. Lethbridge is about to lose a popular citizen and a capable 0. P. K. official, by the removal ot Gr. L. McCrea, C. P. R. agent. Mr. Mc- health lias been poor for some time, and he was compelled to ask to be transferred from here. Under the conditions the company consented. Mr. J. "Moe. agent at Macleod for several years. will become agent here. The changes go into effect at the end of A NEWJMROAD Alberta Southern to Build from Lethbridge LINES NORTH, EAST AND WEST Application to be made to the Alberta Legislature. Application is to be made to the legislature at its' coming session for an aot to incorporate the- Al- berta Soul'item Railway, which proposes to build lines Irom this TWO DELEGATES iul rent of manse j after paving for repairs as at Dec. j 21 25. total, 508.15: special j collection for home missions, 75.00; i Will Represent New City at COU- for Manitoba college, 73.00; from St. Mary's mission, 5.70; amount! contributed by the ladies aid for organist fund. 50.00, for schemes of the church, 50.00, for missionary fund. 25.00: special collection for Lord's Day Alliance, G.56: amount contributed by-Westminster guild. 0.89: manse rental applied in pay- ment of repairs. 159.75; total, 21. town. One branch will run from here to Calgary, another in a westerly direction towards British Columbia and a third from Macleod-to inter- sect the branch from here to Cal- gary and on to Medicine Hat. ..j L. M. Johnstons represents the persons who are makiiig this appli- cation but when a Herald man Expend! stipend, annuity to Rev. Mr. .op, 250.00: organist 13 months, (55 00: choir leader 15 months. 02.50 caretaker 7 months at- eight dollars and 6 twelve' dollars. 12b 00; light and fuel, synoc fund, 12.00; congregational assess ment of presbytery, 23 25: repairin_ and cleaning interior OL 2T 50: sundry expenses. Gait other col- Lethbridge coilncil favors the rganixation of the Alberta Union f Municipalities. Aid. Oliver and City Clerk Bowman will represent ihis city at the meeting soon to be lekl. This was decided upon at ;he meeting of the city council on Monday night at -which Mayor Rogers and Aldermen; Harding, Oliver. Dooley, McClure, Robinson and Adams were present. J. Truswell and a. Overdeld were given permission to redeem hospital collection, lections. 154.50; ;e represent- ed by cash in special Account in the j b-ink, 5US.15. cash- general ac- b raced him in his office tor the ju bank. 57.8-> .cash in ireas- naines of those behind this road he j urer-s hunds. 88.52. smiled mid intimated very pleasant- 1% on LetHbridge Branch F. R. REKVE Manager 4t 4: 4- 4: 4 4- 1 4 4: GO TO A. EASTON CO. I I Mayor Rogers was in Winnipeg j .ast week and did not fail to sound the praises of thisTtown. A lengthy interview with him appeared in the Free Press. He covered the sub- jects of irrigation, ranching, fall wheat, beet sugar and climate. The mayor told the newspaper man that Lethbridge could otl'argreater inducements to industries than any town in the west, as it was in a position to furnish power and water at a nominal figure, and slack from i the coal mines could bo had at 50c la ton. The mayor also made the very wise suggestion that Lethbridge would be an appropriate place for [the manufacture of candies, bis- I cuits or other industries in whicl I sugar is the principal ingredient Lethbridge. he pointed out. mus also Ixicome a great milling centre Tho town gives no bonus to in [dustries. but. otters' liberal exemp i tion from taxes for a number of years. _ _ continued Mr. Rogers, "to my mind is much [better than any part of California, and is fully equal, if not bettor, than Denver, Colorado T have j much experience in the matter and believe if the consumptives of Canada could be sent there in the lie month. Wesley Church At the service Sunday evening, u addition to the hymns and inthems, a beautiful solo entitled, 'Oh Dry Those Toars" was sung by Miss Allic Tiffin. The audience was very large and appreciative. In the song and social service at the close of the evening service, the Young Men's parlor was rilled to its utmost capacity. OKI famil- iar hymns were called for by the audience, and sung with spirit, and special solo selections were rendered by Messrs Robson and Ivillop. NexL Sabbath evening several mandolin selections will be given. The Scandinavian service Sun- day afternoon was well attended. Rev. M. Hillcrncl, of Clareshoim was the preacher, and delivered an able sermon from the text: "The dayspring from on high hath visit- ed us." These services will be held on the second Sabbath of each month. On Friday evening. Mrs. C. R. Daniels, will conduct a study of the Methodist missions in China, at the regular meeting of the Ep- worth I ly that he could not tell us. Down in Regina. application for the Canadian Central Railway is being made. This road, will have branches north, west and south and it is surmised J. J. Hill is at the back of it. Mr. Johnstone was as'.-ed if Mr. Hill had anything to do with the Alberta Southern, but he did not enlighten us. "Is the new railroad certain to be the Herald asked. "Beyond a replied Mr. Johnstone. This was cheering news and the newspaper man left with the im- pression that Lethbridge was cer- tain of new railways, no mailer wh.-ther J. J. Hill or T. G. Stotngh- nessv was backing ihem or not. Sunday school roll and officers Tlu during the i2-i. teachers jest attend- jancti during me year was 109. The collections totalled The Ladies Aid raised 8504.80 and spent all-- but of that amount. Miss "W: Hyssop nnvi report of Maple Leaf Mission Band lot 10, plan 157. by paying arrears oi: taxes and interest, amounting to It was reported that the balance in the bank in the city's favor on Jan.Twas 8467.40. It was decided to retain the ser- vices of C. F. P. Coiiybeare as city solicitor at a salary of per year. A petition from ratepayers, east of Westminster road and south of the for water for irrigation purposes was filed and the clerk was instructed to communicate with the A. R. and I. in regard to extending the ditch to this section. The following accounts were pra- Mrs. Hugh Scott, a W. F. M. S. and aW- Chinese class, wheiv_ i attendance has been i tributions S31.45. The retiring manager, ford find E. "U. rt of the ue of the average the con- A. Staf- __ were re- elected for years. C. V. Ben- utt was chosen to till rue unexpir- 1 period of Jesse J. L. IcKnight was re-rWfed coiigre- ational secretary, T. Eakin, DOWN GOES DEBT Knox Church Reports A Successful Year. Very Harness and Saddles, Trunks and Valises, Hobes and Blankets, WHIPS, SPURS, BITS, ETC.. ETC. Ordered Work a Specialty. OATS AND WHEAT FOR SALE ADDRESS BOX 201, LETHBRTDGE j early stages of the disease, fully IK) per cent of su'Tci ing trom it would recover. I greatly regret, On Monday evening next, a de- that the government of the various 1 bate will be held in the Young provinces are building sanitariums Men's parlor on Chamberlain's Pre- .Knox Presbyterian chun.lt held its annual meeting or. evening last. There was u large attendance of members and P. L Kaisniit.li. presided. The reiwrts of the several churcl organizations wore read and siiow t'no spiritual ami financial condi tions of tho congregation to b satisfactory. G. H. Johnston reported for th session, showing the baptisms tin reasmvr and J. E Lethbridge, uiiitor. The usual anuity of S250 was oted Kev. Ghas. McKillop. the nieinbers hulies sorvwl refreshments andlhrst of lebrnary. H esjjoyable half hour was spent n social intercourse. for consumptives in their provinces. I This I fear is duo to the narrow feeling ot provincial governments, jwho, in awarding their grants, make. c-6nditions that tho' money must be spent within the jurisdic- tion of their own territories. When a man hashing trouble, ho requires the best conditions possible. These ferential Policy. Englishmen are especially invited. Sabbath the ivvstor will preach on the following subjects: 11 a.m.. "Tho Christian 7.80 p.m., The Christ." The apparatus for the Young Men's parlor arrived last week and Printing Co.. S9, R, Green, Lethbridge Lumber S. J. JlcDiarimid, 50. G. L. Vrooman. yi.75, Bentley Co., 86.70, A. K. L Horner and Hutchinson, S4.B5, J. D. Higinbotham, 85.88, R. Sage, S2.65, Geo. Rogers, W. J. Phair, SI, 'Calgary Herald, Northwest Jobbing Co., Brodie and Stafford, olfice ex1 'CiisGs.S i The Fire. Water and Light coui- niil.tee, th rough Aid. Adams.report- ed that the Western Transfer Co. had agreed to haul hose wagon at S5 per driver to be paid extra. It .was recommended that the Bell Telephone Co. be notified that the tire department would not require the alarm service after the DR, G. C. CBAGG PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON 'PHONE OCticc 125 1.; Dr-jg Siore House OR, P. W. TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE can be obtained in Alberta. have there high altitude with dry mild climate and an abundance of sunshine, all of: which are condu- is being' installed by Edwards. the physicial director. cive to health for the patient with pulmonary diseases. The Domin- ion government should set aside a Councillor Hicks, at the last meeting of the Raymond counci suggested that a public function ol some sort should be held in that township of land, and the govern-1 town in of the Gait hospital merits of the provinces should each Councillor idea is good: Tinilrl n srinitnrinm iiiul cmuv-.rf if H-IOTO ic liv oblPCt in in i.omj'i build a snnitoriuin and support it, there is no more worthy object in r w 10 p. m so that thousands Canadians Southern Alberta than the hos- Otfxe Nism Beii and Telephone might be saved every year." pital. ing the year to have been Tl average attendance at connu ions had 48. Nineteen new communicants had been received. Fourteen members were removed, being Iw death. The number now on tlu? roll is 108. The board of managers reported through C. Ji. Bennett that had been on the ninnso that two members had to contribute S27o if the congregation would raise another by apnl 1 to clear the church of its debt of S550. The treasurers reiwrt was as follows: on hand. ?ian. L 1005. church collections for A Prosperous Place. j Rev. M. Hillerend, of Clareshoim spent Sunday in town and while here siave us some very interesting facts concerning the process and prosperity of our sister burg. Clan shalm is one of the ambitious towns oi Alberta. Its citizens are men of progressive spirit and full of faith in the future. A public tin a rd. A be' uiure. I chequer, school building is in course ot; Vrmg A erection that will cost KA- ectric lights have been installed, svstem very complete and isfa -lory. A flour mill is about n fcdy to begin operation. has oeen placed in the church which will serve to call the worshipper and to sound -m alarm in case of fire. Land values are rapidly appreciating and the popu- lation increases with rapid strides. K. of P. Officers. The Knights of Pythias elected otlicers at their regular meeting on Wednesday evening as follows: or Commander. Jos. Short- vice-Cimncellor, E. H. ivist Chancellor, E. J. Fraser; Prelate. C, F. P. Cony- beare, P- (.T. C. Master of work, E. Frascr, TV. of 11. snd S.. and M. of F., S. CT. Davis, Master of Ex- .Easton. Afasler or Hans ford, Inside John MeTaggarC, outside Keo.n P." C. The in- takes place to night. On evening ?he had a ba'nquet in the lodge room and it will go down ;'ii record as the joliiest affairs of the season. the year, LW6.45: special collect- ions for church debt: raised by the ladies aid, 315.CXX proceeds of spec- Among those who have an eye up- on the place for business purposes is Dr. J. S. Stewarkof Lethbridge, who has opened dental priors there and will make regular visits. It is gaid that no town in Southern Al- berta is so well -ert.sed among our American than or better Ice cream and ice cream sodas at Kuan's on Saturday. Saloonkeepers in Chicago have forced by a jury to pay ;or making drunkafd. ish Parliament The_______ dissolved. The new Parliament been calleil to meet Feb. 13. Elections are being held. ;