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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME V he Canadian Bank of Commerce HEAD OFFICE, TORONTO Paid-up Capital, Reserve Fund, 15. WALKF.K A COX. 135 BRANCHES IS.CAM ADA AND T1IJC UNITliD STATES A general Banking Bnsiness transacted. Accouis may be opened and con- dueled by mail with at! branches of this Bank. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT. Deposits of SI and upwards received, and interest allowed at current rates. Interest added to the deposit twice in each year, at (he 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 Clearing In order to make room for Spring Goods that are now on the way we are compelled to clear the balance of our Heavy You May Take 25 per cent. Off Every Overcoat in the house, and whether you choose a SI0.50 Overcoat for a Overcoat for -3IL25, or a Overcoat for you will get the best bargain Lethbridge has ever Bank of Montrea Ldi ESTABLISHED J817 Capital all paid up...... Reserved Fund......... Balance Profit and Loss. Head Office, M ntrea1 PRESIDENT: Klf.HT HOK. LORD STIlATHCONXAN'niKOOST FOVAI.. VICE-PRESIDENT: SIR Gf.OHGR A. URUMMOMD. K. C. M. C. n. M. r. LLTlIBItlDGE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1906. NUMBER A LARGE FACTORYjFIRE AT TREHERNE _ _ i Seeks to Locate in Leth-l Liberals Still Gaining in bridge LOTS OF CAPITAL AT ITS BACK Packing Concern with Head- {mailers in Belgium, i At {In- moment there -ire pi'o.syects OL a large meat packing factory being established Lore. Negotiations are now being car- ritd on between the board of trade and a'local representative ot the Belgo-American Meat Packers. The. firm desire information in re- gard to the lowest cost oti water, probability lax exemption, and freight rates, and the board of trade executive at a special meeting esterday afternoon told the local of the firm the in- ucements the town could offer and they are favorable, it is likely ic president of the concern will ome here at once from Brussels Belgium, to complete negotiations. England AN''ITALIAN KILLED AT FERNIE Evangelist Torrey's Belief no! Popular in the East. Specials to the Herald. London, Jan. Union- ists gained a seat in the northwest division of Lanark by dividing the Liberal vote but otherwise the Lib eral success continues. The posi- tion the partes today is: Liberals Labor! tea, 43, Nationalists, 79. Pernie, Jan. Italian was crushed to death and A. K. Me Ewing, teamster, had his log brok- en in a cave-in ota gravel pit near the coke ovens. Treherne, Man., Jan. Leland hotel here, also the imple- ment warehouse of Dowsett Bros. TKI'UQJRINO J Now is the time to place your order for a Suit or Overcoat or extra Trousers. We received a shipment of Spring Suitings, and as this is the slack season t for the tailor, we will give a special'discount on any piece of cloth you may select. J You will also be assured of better workmanship than during the busy season, as the o o tailors, not being rushed, can spend plenty of time on CRcli garment. 'i is understood the factory would xj an immense affair, the buildings nd machinery costing .Vn thousand acres ot land would jo needed for keeping the cattle, nd between 80 and 85 head would >e killed a day. From what the Herald can learn he people at the back of the enter- )rise are wealthy Belgians, with- a of They have a jig business in operation the Argentine 'Republic. It behooves the board of trade to make diligent inquiries about the company and they can find it to be gilt edged to rustle hard se- cure the location of the factory here, as it would mean ;i great in- dustry for this town. were completely destroyed by fire. Cause, lamp explosion. Jan. city will try to secure legislation to tax telegraph, telephone and al other in city streets ten cents apiece each year. The city coun- cil has placed a five thousand dol iar secret fund at the disposal o the Chief of Police to fight socia now n vice. Toronto. Jan. is Tbrrey preaching literal hell wit everlasting punishment Iras arous ed a storm criticism from pas tors and people of Ontario. H states that he will not pay any a Jury Disagreed Eemy. the French Canadian, charged, with murdering Watson Oliver, a rancher, was on trial for nearly two weeks at Helena, Mont, and last Wednesday the jury, after being out two days, reported that t was unable to agree ou a verdict ind the prisoner will have to face a new trial. Oliver, the victim of the crime, as known to many people in this vicinity. He was a nephew of J. J. Head, a well known -citizen of aura th. Leution to protest. hundreds of letters o Why not Save from to 15.00 ON YOUR I SPRING CLOTHING BY ORDERING NOW Yours for Fine Clothing JR. SOUTHKRD MERCHANT TAILOR AND MEN'S OUTFITTER Death Of Mrs. Royt. A Very Successful and Enjoyable Affair. Old Timers7 balls of the past fade into insignificance when com- pared with the ball of 1.906.- Oliver's hall never held, we are tolcL a greater crowd at a dance than that ivhich assembled thero last "Friday evening. Nearly every old timer in the district was present and that they had a real joyous time is cer- tain, for the gathering 'did not break up until nearl six o'clock Manager Reeve, of the Bank of Montreal, and Mrs, Reeve are pected home tomorrow. j Read the ads. this week. There is news in all of them that will en- able you to save money. Magistrate Humphries commit- ted Fred Keith, a vag, to gaol for fourteen days yesterday. H. E.Miebach and wife will re- turn from their trip to Hortou. Kansas, tomorrow night. The License Commissioners meet at Macleod nest week to con- sider applications for licenses at Coleman arid Lundbreck. Charles Mitchell, a coon, found K. 5. USTON, GENERAL MAN.tRKIl Branches and Agencies at; all tne 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 p alts M at u'.i points United States. Earop? Csraca Interest nllo-wecl on deposits current_rates Lethbridge Branch F. R. REEVE Manager ryt Sin- After K. lingering; illness, the death rly this morning of Mrs Hoyt, wife of B. B. Hoyt, a yuuaihi of this town. Mrs. HO years of -sgc. r. t'loni last spring. oyrtl ilu.-esteem and affec- tion ot nil iliose she had met since up h-.-r residence here. Her mothvT. Mrs. Sp -cr. oil Calgary, was here during her illness, and at the time ot her death. Interment will take place at Calgary. It was Mrs. 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 arrivec last night, Mrs. Hoyt's condition had taken such a Sudden ch; for the worse, that she couldn't be or removed, and at six o'clock this morning she passetl away. "The sympathy of the com munity will be extended to th bereaved husband and relatives. Saturday morning. We all know 'ihv men and women who class as old timers, after being in the district 21 years, would ;iot havi staged 11 u that lato unless ihe.v ftp? having a glorious time, Tlie all was elaborately decorated ior ic occasion, Gus. Xcidig's hands ivving transformed the hall into a erilable beauty spot. Unique eatures of the decorations were elics of the old times, flintlocks. 3ows and arrows. Indian headgear nd such like. There were deer leads, goat heads, and other heads o tell of the hunting days. Alto- gether the dance was a reunion of old timers that will livelong in the neinories of those who were pres- ent. Nedham's orchestra provided splendid music. President Geo Houk, who has been here since the days [of tho Ark. and Secretary Fred Kenny and the committee did their utmost to make the affair a success. loitering a round back lanes, was ar- rested by P.O. Silliker last night. He was given thirty days in gaol. Miss Etta Henderson, daughter of: Win, Henderson, though the youngest in her class, took honors The Irrigation Company is building two large dredges for their work on the canal. Wm. Isaacs is spending a few I days in town. Mr Isaacs has a homestead at Newlands and seems to be well satisfied with the district and its future possibilites. He be- lieves the development will be very rapid. J. Reddy, machine operator at the News office, 'narrowly escaped being frozen to death early Sunday morning and as it is he is now con- fined to tho Hospital with both his feet aud hands frozen. For time it was feared his feet woult have to be amputated. The Hospital ball will be held on Feb. 26. This date was arrang- ed last night and it is to be hoped that all interested in this worthy in euclid at Havergal Christmas exams. College Any pereon interested in a chess institution will patr.mize this af- fair, which is certain to be a de- lightful event. T. McNabb is the chairman of the Fred Kenny, secretary and T. D.Kevin, A challenge has been issued by he A; K. I. men connected with the young men's parlor, to play any other team a game of indoor baseball in. the gymnasium. The challenge has been accepted and the game will be played next Mon- day evening at S o'clock. Mr. T. Simons will umpire. The public will be admitted to see the game. E. in charge of like enlargement of the Irriga- tion canal, was in town.last, week fora frw days. He has stopped work for the season, considerably earlier than last year, when the frost did not interfere with them until 'February 9th. Mr. Caziar reports a vast amount of work done during tho past... year. __He_ directed the work of enlarging the ditch so as to provide a water sup- ply of 1000 cubic, feet a second. A steam shovel does most of the work. It is understood that the work will be resumed on. an exten- sive scale as soon as the frost leaves the ground. A Debate treasurer. Piche Mirou will build anew store at the same time as the Hud- win HP wfileoino to a _ori QO "ft i.G ,7-G in the young men's parlor j arid will add to the appearance on Saturday evening at 9 o'clock part of Eo'md st. It is to a rrange a schedule. understood that the presen t bank of The is floatuv at half mast' Comerce building will be built 011 the Government buildings to- 1 to the street line, so as to be m day out of respect to the memory cord with the new buildings to the of the late Hon, K. Prefontame, j north of it. whose funeral was taking place in Montreal. The new charter to be' applied for by Lethbridge will seek, in- corporation as a city, the vatifica- tion of certain debentures, and the agreement with the A. R. I., and the C. P. the. restriction of laundries and industries to certain inspectionffor laughter houses; the enforcement of connection with in certain parts of the- town: the establieh- C. W. Gray and daughter return -1 ment of wards, where aldermen will i ed from a pleasant trip to the East he elected, instead of from the city W.D.Frey returned last night Jon Sunday night. While Us a whole, an increase ot the bor- from a trip to Minneapolis. He is j Gray covered nearly all oc Ontario r0vnng power to 20% of the _ _ I t o -s Tt to inake the ci-ar The debate in the young men parlor on Monday evening, was in- teresting and spirited affair. The following resolution was submit- ted. "That the pre- ferential trade policy outlined by the Hon. Jos. Chamberlain is in the best interests of. the mother country and of the colonies K. H. Fessondcn. of the News, le.i the affirmative in a well reasomxi A. EASTON CO. GO TO Harness and Saddles, Trunks and Vaiises, .Robes'ami Blankets, WHIPS, SPURS. BITS. ETC.. Ordered Work a Specialty. OATS AND WHEAT FOR SALE ADDRESS BOX 201, and well was supported who n address. C. K. V He 1 in- structive presentation of the j ect. The nega t i ve wa s ably ch am pioned by and Baldry. Dr. Cnign presided Hamilton, Isaacs and Austin were the judges. The decision was in I favor of the by a nar- row nsariiin. One of thn features of tho evening, was a five -minute impromptu address by Mr. King, other speeches were also the audience whilejthe preparing their ueci- SPORTS AT SCHOOL An Athletic Association at Central School. On Friday afternoon the boys of the central school held a most en- thusiastic sports meeting, with Principal Hamilton in thc chair. It was decided to organize a cent- ral body to have control ot a I branches of school sports, whicl nowadays properly hold so import- ant a place in school life. I The following officers were elect- ed: Hon. Pres., Mayor business land he declares most emphatically Uessment and a provision to make Imttf this year He says the wea-! that he did not strike a place that a higher levy on vacant .lots tten ther here is ideal compared wiih was as lively and with as good pros- ttt present, he States. pccts as Lethbridge. Untiino has J.M. Pierce, who represents the us that is an observant man. Innnliralions have been filed and S. body went home satisfied with thc S0mc months ago evening's enjoyment. very suddenly at the hospital on the oStates pccts as jueiuunug'..'. iuio J.IM. riercc, wuo represen not the swing and the stir about it. British Columbia Permanent in spite of the cold according to Mr. Lml Savines Co.. informs us e children's entertainment in the G who ig an man. applications have been filet on Monday night; Ji which wiU be erected in town as TlnxTkT" FIT T kl L Vytiijb. j- tor Cfvriccr 01 has been assisting in the work here gjie wasburicii ycst for the past two or three months, Rev A has been appointed to succeed en- sign Mercer, as travelling finan-Jasixij cial He leaves this i !loss. iducted tne ser- e Eagles acted T daughter aro left week to tako charge of his new-. to monni work. On Saturday at midnight the temperature was 21. below zero, at noon on Sunday it wns 31 above, aud at midnight Sunday it was 22 Don't it look like Cardston is coming to the Trent when she is furnishing the stono for the new C. P, K. depot at Lethbridge. How does it look to you? This stone is and all will be substantial build- ino-s. Mr. Pierce believes there be __erectec. inor. He- says that when the presi- dent of the comp-my was in town some time ago he stated that he had travelled from "Winnipeg to Calgary visiting all the important towns along the main line and some of the brandies and he con- below. On Tuesday morning at thc in Lethbridge one of the very 8 o'clock it was 22 below, and at midnight on thc same day it was president. W. A. Hamilton: vice- president, .1- Virtue: aicretary, IT. Haley: treasurer. P. Miebach. Aii executive committee of nve memlwTS. one for each of the fol- lowing branches of school sports. A. D. Austin. was appointed: footbath F.Rose. 1: Da vies, hockey: A. crosse: C. Nimmons, track An effort is being made to havr 40 above. oniy noeds the expcnu- dollars and a little ad- Tho competition for the Downor verlising to make this stone alone brin into Camston fifteen to {wen- modals has 'reached the final stage, jty thousand dollars Lastnight Scott boat the Maver: th- things la icks 13 to 5 and Robinson won from Barnes Ifi to 8. Scott and Robinson fight it out tonight, The first contest tin- hais is on tonight between Gaw and Fiaston. Mrs Smith, who was tor some help Ixwst Thiri'O was considerable constern- ation in town yesterday morning when it was discovered tho water was off. We hcanl of ono who spirit two hours ry trying to thaw out the pipes, sup- part of the yard flooded for hocke DR. C, G. CRAGG PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON Offlcc-Over Office 125 S'.ore House 94 DR. P, W, TULLER PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON LETHBRIDGE Ours Barber Shop 10 noots; 10 p. m 10 p tn OtHce Bell and Telefhone 1 in the near future. Toronto Saturday Night has been i sold. Jos. T. Clark, of the Toronto i Star, will succeed E. E. Shepperd editor. FiTC OE B.C.. I- __ ii rrtV 1C appointed thorn goodbye. Pmchcr Echo. notify the people'.'v ne water is postmaster at B, best. The Sabbath school scholars of Knox churcKacqnitted admirably ftt the entertainment held in Olivers hall on Thursday evening. First a tea was given by the ladies, then the youngsters had a lively time playing games and ,atcr they settled down to listen a meritorious program. The child- ren had been trained by Miss New- ton and she deserves great credit, as all the selections were well rend- ered. G. H. Johnston presided andthep: 'os-rara was j-.s tations Sena, hnmb: Andrew Naismithl, Meryl O1 Hasan, James Dixon, 3-lfta HuHon. Edward Grace, Annie'Vr.ierson, Iliff B. Scott; dialogue, Agnes Niven ana Annie Puterson, A number ot choruses were sung by the young folks. There was a good present. ;