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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta Abridge Herald VOLUME 1 Li/i llBKIDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 17. 1906. NUMBER ti I he Canadian Banii of (ommerce HEAD OFFICE, i SNTO R^rsfive^Fund, $4,500,000 Paid-up Capital. $10,000,000 HON GKO. A. 'Oy. . � ' H. K. W.MAiF.R a i."lMan:tf.r /! I.KX I. if-'f 13B BRANCHEIS IN CANADA AND TIIK I NITED STATICS A feneral Banking Bnginess transacted. Accouts may be opened and conducted by mail witli all branches of this Bank. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT. Deposits of $1 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 wha:ever in the withdrawal of whole or any portion of the deposit. Lethbridge, (Alta.,) Branch C. G. K. NOURSE, - MANAGER THE 2i MKCS THE HOUSE OF SATISFACTION OPPOSITE COALOALE HOTEL -Have You Heard of 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 guarantee 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 buy here; we're sure of it and guarantee it.-- NEW AKRIVALS TODAY A Shipment of Men's fine Shoes, Call and see them. THE 2 MACS Bank of Montrea ESTABLISHED 1817 Capital all paid up...................$14,000,000 Reserved Fund...................... 10,000,000 Balance Profit and Loss.............. MS, 159 Head Office, M ntrea^ PRESIDENT: KI'iHT HON. LORIJ STIlATHCONA ANiJJMOUNT kOYAL, G, C. M. 0. VICE-PRESIDENT : HON. SIR OROBOR DRUMMO^D, K. C. M. C. E. 9. CW USTON, OENEIttl, Manageu Branches and Agencies at all the principal points in Canada Also in London, ingland, New York, Chicago, Spokane and Newfoundland Ti.i veilers' Circular Letters of Credit and Commercial Credits issued for use in all parts of the world. COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS It ., li. �.. i.l .n'.i !l (ill-.- .11 .-1II p'.iinM 1 li Uiii'.S I St .1' B. Eii'i.)i)i: auil Cjnaija Interest allowed on deposits at current'.rates Lethbridge Branch - , . R. REEVE Manager I TO A- EASTON& CO, ' I Harness and Saddles, 1 Trunks and ValiscS, I Rcbes and Blankets, WHIPS, SPURS, BITS, ETC., ETC. Ordered Work a Specialty. HAY, OATS AND WHEAT FOR SALE ADDRESS BOX 201, LETHBRIDGE | DR. G. G. G6A6G PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON O Ucr-O'.- ' Ml^liibot hi ui'.i Drag S'.orp 'PHONE Office 126 House 84 A MODERN PLANT IN LAND LIVING About to be Installed by i Supposed Suldde Turns The Jlerald. ! Up InJJtah PAPER TO BE GREATLY IMPROVED jUWSON WANTS HIS CLOTHING Fine New Presses and Typesetting Machine Will Soon be Here. The Lethbridge Herald, by the Krst of March, will be the best equipi^ed weekly newspaper in A berta. F. E. Simpson was here last Saturday on liis way to Winnipeg, to piirchase an outfit that will establish to the ixiople of Lethbridge that we have heaps of confidence in the town and faith in the willingness of the business men ant^ v; ction," continued Mr. Rogers, "to my miral is much better thati any jmrt of California, and is fully eciufil, if not better, than Denver, Colorado I have much exp'rience in the matter and believe if the consumptives of Canada could be sent there in tlie early stages of the disease, fully VK) per cent of pitients suffering from it would recover. I greatly regret that the government of the various provinces are building sanitariums for consumptives in their provinces. This I fear is due to the narrow feeling ot provincial governments, who, in awarding their grants, make conditions that Ihe money must be spent witliin t4ie jurisdiction of their own territories. When a man lias lung troubft, he requires the best conditions possible. These can be obtained in Alberta. We have there high altitude with dry mild climate and an abundance of sunshine, all of which are conducive to health for the patient with pulmonary diseases. The Dominion government should set aside a township of land, and the governments of the provinces should each build a sauitorium and support it, BO that thousands of Canadians might be saved every year." Mr. McCrea, Transferred, to be Succeeded by Mr. Moe,or Macleod. Lethbridge is about to lose a popular citizen and a capable C, P. R. official, by the removal of G. L. McCrea, C. P. R. agent. Mr. Mc-Crea's health has been poor for some time, and he was compelled to ask to be transferred from here. Under the conditions the company consented, Mr. J. Aloe, agent at Macleotl for several years, will become agent here. The changes go into cft'ect at the end of the month. There's Mischief Bruin Watch The Fur Fly The mild weather before Christmas leaves ou 'ick of Furs oxcuptionally heavy. We need the money represented in the stocks, and we've got  uni them into cash-and we realize that the shortest turn to getting what we want is to make the )VH',i\h "wonderfully cheap," 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 certaiidy never had choice from finer goods. Our reductions are genuine and our sales are alwavs a success because we do as we say^ You have Southard's guarantee for satisfaction as cheer filly at reduc?;d prices as at the regular prices. Here is just a few of the bargains. Men's Russian Calf coat, worth $30.00, sale price.......................... i�> SQ No. 1, Tasmanian Coon coat, worth $40.00, sale prce...................... 29 70 Men's Coon coat, worth 50.00, sale price................................ 32 90 Men's choice Northern Coon, worth $fi0.(X),-sale i)ricu..................... 31) 60 Men's choice Northern Coon, worth $75.00, sale price..................... 4-0 75 Men's choice full furred Northern Coon, worth $85.00, sale price........... /J.9 50 Men's very choice full furred Northern Coon, worth $100.00, sale price...... 72 HO Men's extra choice full furred Northern Coon, worth $125.00, sale price..... 8-1 95 Ladies'choice Northern Coon, worth $60.00, sale price.................... 00 It will pay you to keep one eye open for Bargains. We never sleep. A NEW RAILROAD 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 act to incorporate the Alberta Soutiiecn Railway, which proposes to build lines from this town. " One branch will run from here to Calgary, another in a westerly direction towards British Columbia and a third from Macleod to intersect the branch from here to Calgary and on to Medicine Hat. L. M, Johnstone represents the I i-d collections,152.90, rent of manse : after paying for repjiirs as at Dec. i 21 1905, 40 25. total, 508.15; si^ecial collection for home missions, 75,00; 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, 6.56; amount contributed by Westminster guild, (5.89; manse rental applied in payment of reimirs, 1,59.75; total, 2,909. 21. Expenditure^pastor's stipend, 1,200; annuity to Rev. Mr. McKil-lop, 250.00; organist li3 months, 65 (X); choir leader 15 montlis, 62.50; caretaker 7 months ai eight dollars and 6 monthsTat twelM'' di liars, 128 00; light and fuel, 'd.ll; synod fund, 12.00; congreg; ional assessment of presbytery, i' 25- repairing and cleaning interior of 'hurch 27. 50; sundry expenses. 11L.4!>; G.ilt I hospital collection, K); ntlier col- TWO DELEGATES Will Represent New City at Convention. Wesley Church At the service Sunday evening, in addition to the hymus and anthems, a beautiful solo entitled, �'Oh Dry Those Tears" was sung by Miss Allie 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 tilled to its utmost capacity. Old familiar hynnis were calleil for by the audience, and sung with spirit, and special solo selections weie renderetl by Messrs Robson and Killop. Next Sabbath evening several mandolin selections will be given. The Scandinavian service Sunday afternoon was wi'll attended. Rev. M. Hillernd, of Claresholm was the preacher, and delivered an able sermon from the text: "The dayspring from on iiigh liath visited us." These services will be held on the second Sabbath of eacn month. On Friday evening. Mrs. C. R. Daniels, will conduct a study of the Metho of that amount. Miss W. Hyssop read .1 report of the Maple Leaf Mist u.a Band, Mrs. Hugh Scott, a r. ] u-t of the W. F. M. S. and ah. ne of the Chinese class, where � average attendance has been 7 . I the contributions $31.45. The retiring managi 1, A. Stafford and E. U. Ryl.ind were reelected for three yea riri. C. V. Bennett was chosen to till the unexpired period of Jnsse -iricr. J. L. Mclviiight was re-ilct'eil congregational secretary, J. T. Eakin, reasurer ami J. E Lethbridge, auditor. The usual anuity of $250 was voti'd Rev. Chas. McKillup. members dispersed, Councillor Hicks, at the last meeting of the Raymond council suggested that a public function of . some sort should be held in that town in aid of the Gait hospital. Councillor Hick,B idea is good; f there is no more worthy Southern Alberta than pital. object in the hoa- Knox Prcsbyteriiin cliiucli held its annual meeting ov Wednesday evening last. There was a large attendance of members and P. L. Naismith, i)resided. The reports of the several church organizativins were read and show-etl the spiritual and financial conditions of the congregation to be satisfactory. Gr. H. Johnston reported for the session, showing the baptisms during the year to have been 16. The average attendance at tlu; coinun-ions had been 48. Nineteen new communicants had been received. Fourteen members were removed, two being by death. The number now on the roll is 108. The board of managers repoitetl through C. B. Bennett that $160 had been spent on the oiaiise and that two members liad agreed to contribute $275 if the congn-gation would raise another $275 by april 1 to clear the churcli of its debt of $.550. The treasurer's reix)rt was as follows: Receipts- Cash on hand, Jan. 1 1905, 42.71; church collections for the year, l,tKJ6.45; special collections for church debt: raised by the Before the ......-------- -^---- �.- ,. ,^ , tiie lailies served refreshments and | hrst ol l^ebruary. an fiijiiyahle half hour was spent Lethbridge council favors the orgauixation of the Alberta Union of Municipalities. Aid. Oliver and City Clerk Bowman will represent this city at the meeting soon to be held. This was decided upon at tiie meeting of the city cormcil on Monday night at which Mayor Rogers and Aldermen Harding, Oliver, Dooley,McClure, Robinson and Adams were present. J. Truswell and Q. Overfield were given permission to redeem lot 10, plan 1,57, by paying arrears of taxes and interest, amounting to $40. It was reported that the balance in. the bank in the city's favor on Jan. 1 was $467.40. It was decided to retain the services of C. F. P. Conybeare as city solicitor at a salary of $500 per year. A petition from rateimyers, east of Westminster road and south of the 'ditch," for water for irrigation purposes was filed and the clerk was instructed to coiamunicate with the A. R. and I. in regard to extending the ditch to this section. The following accounts were prs-sented-News Printing Co., $9, R, Green, $2.5'Lethbridge Lumber Co,, $18.24, S. J. McDiarimid, $33. 50, G. L. Vrooman, $i.75, Bentiey Co., $6.70, A. R. & I. Co., $24.75, Horner and Hutchinson, $4.35, J. D. Higinbotham, $5.88, R. Sage, $2.65, Geo. Rogers, $22.95, W. J, Phair, $1, Calgary Herald, $13.50, Northwest Jobbing Co., $7.50, Brodie and Stafford, $15.95, office exiienses,$7.69. The Fire, Water and Light committee, through Aid, Adams.report-cd that the Western Transfer Co. had agreed to haul hose wagon at $5 per trip, the driver to be paid extra. It was recommended that tlie Bell Telephone Co, be notified that the tire department would not require the alarm service after the in social intercourse. A Prosperous Place. Rev. M. Hillerend, of Claresholm K. of P. Officers. The Knights of Pythias elected ! officers at their regular meeting on spent Sunday in town and while ! ^\ ^""^'^^ here gave us some very interesting ; LhanoellorOounnaader, Jos Short-tacts concerning the progress and ; vice-chancellor, E H. prosperity of %ur i, sterol i ^^^^ Ijiare, P, G. C. Master of work, E. J. Fraser, K. of R, snd S,. and M. our American nier bojs or ladies aid, 315.00, pnxeedsof spec- tnown than Clare lolm. Clan shjim is one of the ambitious towns 01 Alberta. Its citizens are men of progressive spirit and full of faith in the future. A public .school building is in course of erection that will cost $5,000. El-ec^tric liglits liave been installed, the Rvstein being very conipleteand sa isfa tory. A flour mill is about n isdy lO begin operation. A bell has ueen placed in the Methodist church which will serye to call the worshipper and to sound an alarm in case of fire. Land values are rapidly appreciating and the population increases with rapid strides. Among those who have an eye upon the place for business purposes is Dr. J. S. Stewart-, of Jiethbridge, who has oijened dental parlors there and will make regular visits. It is said that no town l:i Southern Alberta is so well i}a vertiaud among better of F., S. G. Davis, Master of Ex-chec|uer, A. Easton, Masterof Arms, A. E. Hansford, Inside guard, John McTaggart, outside guard, J. W. Keaii P. 0. The in-stallation takes place tonight. On Thursday evening ihe members^ had a banquet in the lodge room' and it will go down < -n record as one of the jolliest affairs of the season. Ice cream and ice cream sodas at Kean's on Saturday. Saloonkeepers in Chicago have been forced by a jury to pay $17,-^ 500 for making a'man, a druukai * The British Parliament has dissolvwl. The new Parliamentii been called to meet Feb. ^ Elections are being held. ;