Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta
Lethbridge VOLUME 1 LITHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 24, 1906. KUiMBER 17 le Canadian Bank of (ommerce HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO Paid-up Capital, $10,000,000 Reserve Fund, ?4,500,000 n R. WALK HI a � M . .i,i-,\ i.Al \ M a, - r 135 BRANCHES IN CAN ADA AND THli: UNITED STATES A general DankinK Bnsiness transacted. Accouts may be opened and con- ; ducted by mail with all branches of this Bank. SAVINGS BAMv 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 November. 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 In order to make room for Spring Goods that are now on the way we are compelled to clear the balance of our Heavy Goods- You May Take 25 per cent. Off Every Overcoat in the house, and whether you choose a $10.50 Overcoat for $7.50, a $15.00 Overcoat for $11.25, or a $17.50 Overcoat for $13.00, you will get the best bargain Lethbridge has ever known- hST.\ JilJSIIED ,1S17 Capital all paid up............ Reserved Fund............... Balance Profit and Loss....... .......SI4,OflO,(iOO ..... 10,000,000 ....... 165,159 Head Office. M ntrea^ PRESIDENT: KI'.HT HON. I.ORD STll Al'HCOS A'AN1> ;M()UNT I OYAL, O. r M. VICE-PRESIDENT : HON. SIR GhOllGR A. UUUMMOND. K. O. M. C. K. 9. cry USTON, Gksekii, Masakbu 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 world. COLLECTIONS MADE ON FAVORABLE TERMS 1) if is m I.I -.iv lil ibl at all poitilS ill Uniteti St.iti'�. EiS'op? tmI Cirada Interest allowed on deposits at currentJrates Lethbridge BrancH - , . R. REEVE anager TO A. EASTON & CO- I Harness and Saddles, Trunks and Vaiisis, Rcbes anu Blankets, WHIPS, SPURS, BITS, ETC., ETC. Orijored Work a SpecinJty, MAY. OATS AND WHEAT FOR SALE I ADDRESS BOX 20i, LETHBJMDGE DR. C. C. CRA66 PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON OtUce-Over H :�Inboi li3 m'-i DrjiK Suire PHONE Office 125 House 94 OR. P, W. TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE Office-O^-er OU's Barber Shop Hiiui.-'-lO:Hf) lo I2:(ii) tiooii; ;i:(Ji) lo S;:)!! p. m I 7:00 10 8:30 p m Office NlgliL Bell and Telei-hone A LARGE FACTORY FIRE AT TREHERNE Seeks to Locate in Lethbridge LOTS OF CAPITAL AT ITS BACK Mfat Packing Concern with Head- A\ tij swnl Jiionicnt, there nre |)i-o.-;puciH of a l;irg� meat packing laclory bciiiig established Ihtl'. Negotiations arc; now being car-ri(;d on between the board of trade and a local representative of the Belgo-Anierican Meat Packers, The firm desire information in regard to the lowest cost of water, probal)ility of lax exemption, and freight raters, and the board of trade executive a1 a special meeting yeste'rday afternoon told the local representative of the firm the inducements the town could offer and if they are favorable, it is likely the president of the concern will come here at once from Brussels, Belgimji, to comijlete negotiations. It is understood the factory would l3e an immense afliiir, the buildings and machinery costing 8250,000. Ten thousand acres of land would be needed for keeping the cattle, and between 80 and 85 head would be killed a day. From what tiie Herald can learn the people at tlie back of the enterprise are wealthy Belgians, with- a capital of 1,(KXJ,000. They havea big business in operation now in tiie Argentine Republic. It behooves the board of trade to make diligent inquiries about the company and if they can find it to be gilt edged to rustle hard to se-cure the location of the factory here, as it would mean a great industry for this town. Liberals Still Gaining in England AN ITALIAN KILLED AT FERNIE Evangelist Torrey's Belief Popular in the East. not Sp'cials to the Herald. London, Jan. 24-The Unionists gained a seat in the northwest division of Lanark by dividing the Liberal vote but otherwise the Lib eral success continues. The poai-tion of tlie partes today is: Liberals 284, Unionists, 125, Laborites, 43, Nationalists, 79. Fernie, Jan. 24.-Aa Italian was crushed to death and A. R. Mc Ewing, tean)8ter, had his leg broken in a cave-in of a gravel pit near the coke ovens. Jury Disagreed Remy. the French Canadian, charged with murdering Watson Oli\'er, a rancher, was on trial for nearly two weeks ai Helena, Mont, and last A\'ediiesday the jury, after being out two d-ivs, reported that it was unabh; to agree on a verdict and the prisoner will have to face a new trial. Oliver, t'le victim of the crime, was known to many people in this vicinity. He was fi nephew of J, J. Head, a well known citizen of Magnith. Deatii Of Mrs. Hoyt. After a lingering illness, the death occnrred early this morning of Atr-^ H(jyt. wife of B B. Hoyt,a j'.-pMhi citi/vn cif tliis town. Mrs, I'.��..I '.'"as year* of 'itrc, and e ' ..I- h V � fnlu'.-ry laalopring. bill i:;jri\r': I ill-friti I'U'i ulid affec-iiu-: oi till l.;u.se sill,' hailiiK't SJIK^(> "uik hl;' ip-,-n-siJ(.-iice hert:. Her mollu-i-. Mitj. Sp 'er, of Calgary, was here (Uu'iiig lier illness, and at the time of lu'r death. Interment will tak(.' place at Calgary. It was Mrs. Hoyt's desire to be brought to Calgary before she died and with that in view, her husband ordered a special car from Calgary yesterday, and though it arrived last night, Mrs. Hoyt's condition had taken such a sudden change for tie worse, that she couldn't be removetl, and at six o'clock this morning she passed peacefully away. The sympathy of the community will be extended to the bereaved husband and relatives. Treherne, Man., Jan. 24-The Leland hotel here, also the implement warebouse of Dowsett Bros, were completely destroyed by fire. Cause, lamp explosion. Winnipeg, Jan. 24-The city will try to secure legislation to tax telegraph, telephone and all other poles in city streets ten cents apiece each year. The city council has placed a five thousand dollar secret fund at the disposal of the Chief of Police to tight social vice. Toronto, Jan. 24.-Evangelist Torrey preaching literal hell with everlasting punishment has aroused a storm of criticism from pastors and people of Ontario. He states that he will not pay any attention to himdreds of letters of protest. OLD TIMERS' BALL A Very Successful and Enjoyable Affair. Old Timers' balls of the past fade into insignificance when com-jared with the ball of 1.906. Oliver's lall never held, we fire told, a greater crowd at a dance than thfit which assembletl there last Friday evening. Nearly every old timer in the district was present and that they hfid a real joyous time is certain, for the gathering did not break up until nearly six o'clock Saturday morning. We all know thai the men and women who class as old timers, after being in the district 21 years, would not have stayed up that late uidi'ss they were having a glerions time, The hali -.v.-io elabonitj'iy decorated ioi the occasion. lis. Xeidig's hands hyving trunsfoi uK'd the hall into a verilable beauty spot. l.aiique features of tlie decorations were relics of the old times, flintlocks, bows and arrows. Indian headgear and such like. Tliere were deer heads, goat heads, and other heads to tell of the hunting days. Altogether the dance was a reunion of old timers that will live long in the memories of those who were present. Nedham"s orchestra providetl splendid music. Pn;sident Geo. Houk, who has been here since the days (of the Ark, and Secretary Fred Kenny find tiie committee did their utmost to make the affair a success. THIL-ORING f Now is the time to place your order for a Suit or Overcoat or extra Trousers. We .l\ave already received a shipment of Spring Suitings, and as this is the slack season ^ for the tailor, we will give a special discount orx any piece of cloth you may select. You will also be assured of better workmanship than durln.g the busy season, as the tailors, not being rushed, can spend plenty of time on each garment. ilWhy not Save from $5.00 to $ 15.00 ON YOUR I SPRING CLOTHING BY ORDERING NOW Yours for Fine Clothing IM. SOUTHKRDi MERCHANT TAILOR AND MEN'S OUTFITTER A Debate The debctte in the young men's parlor on Monday evening, was interesting and spirited affair. The following resolution was submit-tetl. Resolved:--"That the preferential trade ix>licy outlined by the Hon. Jos. Chamberlain is in the best interests of the mother country and of the colonies. K. H. Fesseiiden. of the News, le^l the affirnuitivc! in a well reasom.'d and well delivered address. He was 8U[)[.torted by C. K. ^'ohey who gave a comprehensive and instructive presentation of the subject. The negative was ably championed by T. Taylor and Baldry, Dr. Cragg presiderl Messrs Hamilton, Isaacs and Austin were the judgt'S. The decision was in favor of the aflii;mative by a narrow margin, One of the best features of t,he evening, was a five -minute impromptu adtlress by Mr. King, other speeches were also made from the audi00 cubic feet a second. A steam shovel does most of the work. It is understood that thm work will be resumed on an exten*' sive scale as soon as the frott leaves the ground. The new charter to he' applied for by Lethbridge will seek incorporation as a city, the vatifioa-tion of certain debentures, and the agreement with the A. R. & I., and the CP, R., the restriction of laundries and industries to certain localities; provision, iu8pectlon|for the regulation of slaughter houses; the enforcement of connection with river and water pipes in certain parts of the- town; the establish* ment of wards, where aldermen will be elected, instead of from the city as a whole, an increase ot the borrowing power to 20% of the assessment and a provision to make a higher levy on vacant lots than at present. J. M. Pierce, who represents the British Columbia Permanent Loan and Savings Co., informs us that applications have been filed and granted that will aggregate $12,000, These are_for loans upon buildings which will be erected in town as soon as spring opens. One of these will be a 53,000 residence, two others will cost $2,000 each and all will be substantifd buildings. Mr. Pierce believes there will be a large ni.mljer of residences erected in Lethbridge this summer. He says that when the president of the company was in town some time ago he stated that ha had travelled from Winnipeg to Calgary visiting all the important towns along the main line and some of the branches and he considered Ijeth bridge one of the very liost. The Sabbath school scholars of Knox church.acqnitted themselves admirably ilt the entertainment h^ld in Oliver's hall on Thursday evening. First a tea was given by the ladies, then the youngsters had a lively time playing games and later they settled down to listen to a meritorious program. The children had been trained by Miss Newton and she deserves great credit, as all the selections were well rendered. G. H, Johnston presided andthopvogram was fis followsjreoi-tations by Rena, tjamb, Andrew; j Naismith, Meryl O'Hagan, James Dixon, jL'ta Hutton, Edward Grace, Annie Paterson, Iliff WfiUace, B. Scott; dialogue,.Agnes Niven and Annie Paterson, A number of choruses were sung by the yonncr folks. There was a good crowd present.