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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 24, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta J Kootenay Fruit Land The Famous Prize Fruit District of British Columbia. THERE IS MORE MONEY IN FRUIT limn in when! or - stuck. Di-liglitful otcupatioi., eiijoyublo surrounditi'-s, |j ideal climate. COLUMBIA GARDENS is irrigated lands, ami thr> only irri. piti-d land in British CVtmil i.-t whore no charg; ia inmlnfor *ater. Pure n.ountniii water conveyed free to overy block. COLUMPIA GARDENS is the only irrigated tract in British Columbia that is lo ntul on railway. Daily train service both ways. COLUMBIA GARDENS i� farthest south nnd lowest altitude ensuring freedom from spring frosts. IRRIGATION MEANS WEALTH. KOOTENAY CLIMATE MEANS HEALTH. DESIRABLE FRUIT LANDS nro rising rapidly in value �;11 over British C>luinbia. Now is the litno to buy a home in this land of Oppnrtun ty ni d Delimit. �>f Hrnltli nnd Hap. piness, of Sunshine, Fruit and Flowers. Write or call on- T. E. PATTESON OLL Block LETHBRJDGE, ALBERTA -For further partictt'ars. tittle Your Money Phone 141. FOR THE BEST SERVICE IN LETHBRIDCE STOP AT THE THE CANADIAN BANK Of COMMERCE REPORT OF THE PROCEEDINGS OP THE ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS TUESDAY, 8th JANUARY, 1007 The fortieth annual moMing of llio Shareholders of tho Ciwindlan Bank of Commerce, was held In the banking-house on Tuesday, Slh January, 1U07, nt 12 o'clock. Tho President. Hon. linorge A. Cox, having taken the elinir, Mr. }'' Q- Jem-mott was appointed to net as Secretary, atul Messrs. Aciuilius J�rvis und \V. M. Alexander were appointed scrutineers. Tho President called upon-the.Secretary to read the nunual report of the Director*, as follows: Report Tho Director* beg to present to th c Shareholder* the fortieth annual report, covering the year ending 30th X ovember, 1000, together with the usual statement of assets and liabilities. The balance at credit of Profit and I-oss Account brought forward from last year was.......................... 08,871 70 Net profit* for the year ending 30th November, after providing for all bad and doubtful debts, amounted to ,.........$1,741,125 40 $1,709,007 10 Which has been appropriated as follows: Dividends Nos. "8 and 70, at seven per cent, per annum......$ 700,000 00 Bonus of one per cent.............................. 100,000 00 Written off Bank Premises........................ 341,434 73 Transferred to Pension Kund (annual contribution)........ 30,000 00 Subscription to San Francisco Belief Fund............ 25,000 00 Transferred to Rest Account.......................... 600.000 00 Balance carried forward.............................. 103,602 43 $l,7mi,lH>7 10 revalued, and SPORTING GOSSIP The entire assets of the bank have a� u�ual been carefully ample provision bus been made for all bad and doubtful di'btv' I�n�t year we were able to show earning* whirh wore the largest in the history of the bank. This year we have again made satisfactory progres*, our net earnings amounting to SI.7II.1J.V40. or ul>mil $:i7o.()!)0 m-ttv 'than last year. In view of these handsome profit*, Dinvlom divided that ttic time had come to Increase the iinnml distribution to the shareholders, nnd, in addition to the usual dividend at the rate of svven per cent per iinmttn, they have declared ft bonus of one per rent., making a total distribution of eight per cent, for the past year. After providing for this incrca-ed distiilintiou nnd for the annual contribution to the Pension Fund, wo have heen able to wiiie $.'MI.43i.7.'i IT Bank Premises, and to add $.".00,000 to the Best, which now �tund� at $.'.00>i,0fl..i, or 60 per cent, of the Paid-up Capital. In April last a terrible calamity overtook the rity of Sin Franci�co. where we have a large and important bu-iness. Having regard to our long connection with San Francisco through the Bank of I'.rilUh 'Columbia, your Directors thuught it only fitting that we should express in a tangible manner our sympathy with the sufferers, ond they accordingly voted Jio.OOl) as a contribution to tho Belief Fund. In accordance with an agreement made in the early part of the year, this Bank took over, as on the 1st of dune last, the business of the Merchants Bank of Prince Kilward Island, which gave u> new branche* at Charlottletown, Sum* mcrslde, Alberton, Montage and Sotiri*. ail in Prince Edward Island. The branch which that Bank had at Sydney was amalgamated with our own branch there. The six months' experience which wo have had with our new business gives us every reason to be satisfied wi'h the purchase. In addition to the of Ikes thus acquired the bank has openod during the year new branches at the following points: in Alberta, at Bawlf. Crossfield, Cleioh* en, Leavings, Stavely, Stony Plain, Strathconv and Wetaskiwin: in Saskatchewan, at Canora, Humboldt, Kumar!;, I.-ng!iam. La-diburn, Knlnon. Vonu.\ Wa-_ ny,ney lo spend aiKl baseball is tru-ir dena, Watson and Weyburn; in Manitoba, at Norwood, and at Alexar�*�?~Ti. enne, at Blake street, and at Fort Rouge, Winnipeg; in Ontario. 7u Fort Wil- lift in, Kingston. Latchford, Lindsay, Ottawa (Ban!; attvvti, i'.irry Sound and Wingham, nnd at Parkdile. and at 107 Yong; street, in the rity of Toronto: in Quebec, at Went I'nd. Montreal, and in the city of n.ieS.v-; in the L'nite.l States, at the corner of Van Xr-w nnd l".d lv trc-ts, Smi Francisco. The branches at Saekville, X. B., und Canning and Lunenburg N. S.. have been closed. Since the close of tie hank's year branches have been opened at V� Lorimier. Que., and Innisfree, Altn. It is with deep regret that your dire tur* . t'n- death of their late colleague, Mr. W. B. Hamilton ..r litlcd for your approval, increasing the number of d;re-tors fmni lwi-!\e 'o fourteen. In accordant with � ur lo*v� c-t ill!'-' r 1 tr.irti i-. IV brin-ln" and acencies in Canada, the l'nite.1 Stites and Crnat Brit i'n. ai-d the various departments of the head office of the bant; bav(. been map-vie,! �limn�;utive that. If he [clojsn't bring honu? thj ch�m|>lon->hlp ho will tnly ask for half-pay for hiniflolf. The taint's new lead is n [pitcher and was with tho Kentucky I Colonels hurt year. Tho club expected to get lhrouB* tho season safoly ' with twolve players, but Mr. Cousins i v-�s na-t prcpivred to state how two | pncdvrs would be carried, but nvo�t jltkely there will be two besides tho manager, two pitthors, seven floklers and one utility player, j stock in the new athletic club that ' will handle the game was Helling well and tho Mayor thought they would \k able to dispone of nearly alt the $20,000 worth of stock to bo mar -kotrd. Tho club had Its eyes on a good property ol sown acres ciulto c.iurally located, which they expect- ! od to secure tor plny.n^ grounds. As to ihe gate Jt-ceipts tho mayor was not worrying. Tho citizens of the town were keen for. tho gnmo ami would attend the games oven if th;> team wens not at tho top of tho list -which of course wouldn't, bo the cus! In l^07- They had a population ,( .t,t)t�J and tho country round about would contribute aulte a number of siHSCtators, especially If the games were played at. n.ijht, which can rosily be dmo in this country. ' \\h n the reporter suggested that iastern centres tin tim�*s as large as Medicine Hat fought shy of tackling '� baseball proposition on ths same ;�cnle tho natural gas town wns go-I ing to handle, the 'Vor nov�r flinched. "Medicine Hat |>eopl� have the L Adams Plastering! Plastering! Plain and. ^ : : Ornamtsntil Plastering. announccsto his old friends |J. A. SLADt, LethbridgC. and customers Ksll mates a I von. he has opened a General Lumber Business On Baroness Road, east of the COi.rt House SAVE MONEY NOW - - Give Him a Call. I can sell you ^>�. Toronto, 8th January. 1907 GEORGE A. COX, Pre�ident. Here's a chance for the Speculator to make a hundred per cent, before second payment b due. We offer land in section lots for $ 1 per acre down. Lnnd in less thun section lots 91.50 an acre down. Alberta Realty Co. C. R. DANIEL, Manager GENERAL STATEMENT. 30TH Novi;.\ir.i-:i'. Mablllllr*. Notes of the IUnk In clrciilnUon.....................� 9,193.204.CS Deposits nol bearlnK Interest.......... Deposit* bearlnic lntcr��t. Includlnu iiit-.-re�l uc-crued to ilate .................... }:2,c:s,s'.i3. 61.. .S37 10 UnUnees due to other Bunks In Canmla...... niklnnres duo to Agi-nts in Ort-at Unt.nn llaUin-os duo to oilier li.inks In foreiahcountrlcs. Dividends unpnUl........................ Dividend No. 79. payable 1st Iu*ceinl�er.. nonus o( One per i;i-nt., payable 1st December . Capital paid up ..........................^'M,'.!"^ Rest..............................   � -.  Ualance of Profit and Loss Account carried for waid............................. 00 (.000.000.00 103.&�:.43 S7,is:.r.jfi.s2 177.li23.i7 i.yu3.7uu.s� (111.91 350.000.00 10u.U00.U0 Aaset*. Coin and Dominion rt'illlon Notes.. 4.0-41.4S*. 5,!�.15.�0�. I.".. 103.(62. 43 fU3.(4(.Ue0.!)l -I 9.973, ICS .01 4 27 4.*.rt nn 4.341.:2S. 07 iS.'JMi.JO utlitr Hanks In mr* Sectirltle.i .4Ci).�Kn ti.'.'oi.t;>c. hotel dallasI Deposit with Dominion Oovernmcnt for serurlty of Note culntlon ................................... Notes of and Che'* 472 |4 .............. .T7.33var and topped the list \ in the Une of stolen bases, leading his noaivst competitor by 2'> points He wns also acknowledged to '>e t.iv , fiiNU'Ni in tho country petting down ! lo first, boat n,j out many an inflel I rol or ihit would have mmnt til \ nu-ut sudd.n death to almo�t uny ' i other player, llenm-it has also put I I tho local manager in touch with a ' U-atiher named Win. Lusi, who ho UhinkH would-prove a good Invest-I irsrnt for lOdmomon. Imsh'i has also [a reputation as an outfielder and has j I held down sveond 1:iujo in fast com- ; pany. From h-.-ro hu lookH to 4�o ihe I iluss of utility-man tho Capitals could mako good use of and he will likely I*, taken on. He is now at , ix-nwr, hut captain.*! ttu S-horidan. iWyo , team in 1006. Ho weighs a>>- I 'out 180. but is *ald to bo exception-Vlly active on his pins.. An inficlder 1 who. from appearances vill draw his salary from Kdmonton this year ! in Tom Kjau. He got into tho fast cUiss thi�c years ago with Superior, Wis., and since thtn he has been keeping up iho good work at Billings Montana. He is fairly strong at hitting while at shortstop thorn is no.hug in tno western country t>hat mn exjual him for s|>ced, his throwing being very accurate and lightning fast. | Tho Thistles of Kcnora, won the . Stanley Cup, emblematic of tho [hockoy championship of the world, from tho Montreal Wanderers. I W. HANDFORb City Bakery F. C. Coche, Prop. Synopsis Or Canadian North-West. U -MI-STEAD REGULATIONS. ^ La. t nitiere* section n nemlnlon jl.niioha, Saskaiehrwan and DO YOU WANT The BEST Typewriter ? Then buy u Smith Premier It is the BEST. HERALD PTG. CO. AGENTS CHURCH DIRECTORY. WESLEY METHODIST CHUIU-U. Itev. J. E. Ilughson, O.A., I'uftor. Sunday services at �. m. and 7.80 p. m. Class Mooting Sunday morning* ten. Sunday School and Dible CIium at '.air. The h !!,,.� months' rrmmre upon and '"Hltur i|,,r irirlaiid in each fear for three 2- If the >yhet( r "other, if ihe father Is �lccc�i,t. |) (.f the home leader r sides npon a farm in> ' 'he land cnteied lor 4he rci1"lrcuciii� a� t" rtsldence ma be satisfied I ��ch (.cimiii it�l�""K w'ih the raWier or othei a If tl.e-etll'l *�*� �**-*' etrronent residence 'fon UimiuK uiid owned lir him In Hie Tltln-1 T of ui. bl,nc,itJil. Ihe r.^ulrco i-m. as to �lominlon Lands at �ttamra C( miciiiion 10 ->PP>T fur patent. w. w. Oi-ky. Deputf �' lhe M n,"ter uf the Inleilor. AT KEAN'H--Gmnil Display of Fancy Boies of Candy by the txjstim-l-ers. EiiR.ish croc-�*er�, n BWt'll at 75c. nnd 85c. Per box. Our Santa Clnus stock-n>?8, from 5t''to SI .50, are cheap, ovo you n lo* of bother, and pleaso the children bebt. We also have a few Dolls. Apples by the box or barrel. Frt'3-1 Oranges, Bananas, Lemons, (imp--'--. Penrs. Nuts. Candy, etc. Hot tea, coffee and chocolate a spot-ii-Hy. J. W. Kean & Co Opposite P- O. 'Phone 98 WE ARE ADVERTISED BY OUR SATISFIED TRIFKDS The Tired Mans Comforter it a little roll of "weed" scarce tive inches long, with the magic name "tobacco." Since Raleigh's dny the civilized world has shared the Indian's delight. Our modest share in the business of bringing peace is the supply of cigars.......... WALLACE & HOSELTON, Cigars, Tobaccos and Pipes. The motion for the adoption of 0t� lrimt was then put ainl carried. An amendment to the by-law-., in-.i�iu^f the numl it uf directors fnim twelve to fourteen, wns then pnsied, nnd tin- muni it-solution* ex|ire**inj; .tlit* thanks of the shareholders to the l*i'e*ideut, Viee-|>reiiideM siilweqiientlv Walker was elected President and Mr. RoU-rt Kilgour Vice-Pre$i- Mr, dent. At a D. E. A SONNET ON ALBERTA. (Toronto Saturday Night.) H may not ho generally known thai ths nc*V provinco of Allicrta recoived its name when tho Marquis of Lorno wa* Oovornor-tJtneraJ, and was lulled aftsr tha Princess Louise, ona of whose Christian names is Alborta. At tho tinw tho Bfarriuis of Lome, who l� profloiont In verao, wrote th.-following soruH-t: On Tho Now Province cf Alberta. BAPTIST TAREUNACLB. ! Itov. Wm. R�id. Pastor. I (ReKidonce, Amos Harrison')*. ) Sunday Services atll.00 a. m. na i 7.80 p. m. | ; Suoday School and Riblo Clan* at j 8 p.m. j Prayer meollng WedneasJny t�onlne ! j at 8.0ft o'clock. ! I Ladles' Aid Tuoaday afternoon >�l j p.m. I KNOX OHUnCB. (Prosbyterian.) Rev A. M. Goixlon. Minister. 3unday Services at 11.00 a. � 7.30 p. na. Sfuirday School at 8.00 p. m. Prayor Meotlng every W�lr*>*>nK Paperhanging TOWN LOTS LABOR UNION HALL. A ftw nights arc still opra for ths tlw viae of Clubs, Lodges, etc.. is tha now Labor Union Hall, formirly known as tt� Umpire Club. Parties Mlroua ol renting above will ad-ftrtS*. R J. BALDRY, BqX Mi. Ltt�bli*W- | II. C. Jacobs le leaving Raymond to Bo into buaiuesa at Salt I^aki-City. Tho CardHton Board of Trade has elected the following officers: President, Martin Woolf; Vice President, C. A. aigot; Secretary. E. N. Bar -ker; Executive, D. S. Beach, H. D. Folsona ami P. E*. Harifs, Jr. DEATH OF JAS. KEVES. Jaa. Keyee, the shoemaker on Ford St. near tho flro hall, diod very buddonly from heart failuro at un early hour Monday morning. Ho had boen ill for some days, but not Horiously. Mr. Koyes had only re - renuy j*turnwl from a visit to friendx in the east. Tha duc-rafwd came to Leihhridgo about six yearn ago from South Mountain in Eastern Ontario, whore, ho had boen in business and wlwro his wife died. Il-o was forty thrco years of age. Ho is survived by ft sister, Mrs. Eflie Uoso South Mountain, and a nephew, Thomas Rose, at Mooso Jaw, Sask. The funeral took place on Tuesday afternoon and was conducted by Itov. J. S. ChiverH. Tho lata Mr. Kcyes Is understood to have boon in fairly good circumstances. He owned tt�3 two buildings and lots next the fire hall. LETJIBIHOO'EITES IN A WRECK. Dr. Stewart return d from the �>asl Inst wetik. Ho reports that Ontario is enjoying great activity, duo in many respects to the development of the west. He says Toronto has ehangctl wonderfully in the last four j'.'iir.s. Wh'le away he inissud tho Al-l.orta sunshino, as during his entire absent'*- ihu sun did not shine more than half a day. It was raining most of tho time. On the journey homo the doctor was ina wreck at White River on the main lino east of Port Arthur. Th cm- the doettir was in jumpixl tho track and tho passengers were severely jolted but It was in tho tourist car whore tho greatest danger existed as tho acctclyno SaH exploded and set the cur on fire. However tho train was stopped in plenty of time to enable tho passengers to escape. ;Mr. and Mrs. Boyce, of this city. were passengers in this ear. In token of the love which thou hn�t shov-n For this wide land of freedom, I have named A privinoo vast, and for its beaut v fa mod, Uy thy dear name to be heron'tor known. All.erta shall it be! Her fountains thrown From alps unto three oceans, 'c all men Shall vaunt her loveliness o'en now; and when. Each little hamlet to a city grown. And numberless as blades of prairio grass Or tho thick leaves in distant forest bower. Great peoples hear the giant cur -rents pass. Still shall tho waters, bringing wealth and power. Speak the loved name-tho land of silver springs-Worthy tno daughter of our English kings. ST. AUGUSTINE'S CHURCH (Anglican.) Ruv. .1- S. Chivers, A.K.C., Rect'jr Rev. David .Jones, B. A., Ass'*1*-1' Matins at 11.00 a. in. Sunday School at 3.00 p. m. Evensong at 7.30. Celebration of Holy Communion:- st Sunday In tho month, 8 m vPlnin), and 11 a. m. (Chornl) 8i*d Sunday nftor Matins. Othei Sundays at 8.30 am. Dully Matins and Evensong a a.m. and 7.80 p. m. ST. MARY'S MISSION. (No. a.) Sunday School at 8.00 p. m. Cveneong at 4.80 p. tn. Resiiloiitinl Lots 'n Blocks �C" nnd "F," Apply to H. MACBETH Real Estate and Insurance. STRAYED $10.00 Reward Ono (lftrk bay Reldinpr, rising five years old. white star on face, branded ^b^*?^S. on left hip CATHOLIC CHURCH. Sunday Services:- Low mass. 8.80 a. ni.; hijrh 11.00; vespers, 7.80 p. m. Dally Services:- Hats �.8B is. Pftthor Vjift Tlfhom. Also horsos branded "7 U �n left hip, $�-c0 Pt-r linid. AddreeB, John Cave. Lethbridgn P. O. Rnuge, Cl)i� Couhe ontl vicinity. Boost (he Poultry Fair to U hel<) next February. ;