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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 4, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The LaUibridgeDjfcUy Herald, Moiulay, July 4, The Whole Town is Talking of CRAY'S HARDWARE "WIND-UP" PIECES ENAMEL WARE Factory STOCK OF PAINTS OILS, VARNISHES Stripped of Prof REiPRIGERATORS, STOVES, CUTLERY All Selling Without a Profit- Is Taxing the 2 Stores to Capacity Daily WHY PAY REGULAR PRICES 'FOR HARDWMtEl THAT'S THE QUESTION AND GRAY'S STOCK AT INVOICE PRICES IS THF; ANSWER. We could fill page after page of reading relative to this "close-out" and it Avoidd make the "Merchant of Venice" read likfc an Almanac. Gray's Wind-tJp is Stirring And her suburbs. Many of the lines we for DOUBLE THE PRICES WE OUT GOES THE STOCK at elie most sensational prices' that -have -eyer been quoted. ;Tlie entire Stock at- Invoice Prices must make tlias the most felt, the most f af-reachmg and of greater Scope than any like occasion that lias ever preceded it. NO MAiV, NO WOMAN SHOUD MISS THIS "CLOSE-OUT" OF GltAY'S HARDWARE STOCK. No Job tots or Bought for Sale Purposes, but Gray's REGULAR STOCK, The Best and of the Highest -Merits CARPENTERS' f OOLS-At Prices You Would Pay Were rWith the tremendous rush of business It is practically impossible to make regular deliveries as in the regular trade way. Customers will please bear With inconveniences, u t -i r and annoyances incidental to the biggest out-rush of hardware in the history oi the SCREEN DOORS At Prices Guaranteed Lower ithan the Wholesale Trade REFRIGERATORS Get Our Prices Before You Buy SMILE Winding Up the Business of C W. GRAY, Hardware Round Street 2 Stores-.Open Evenings Lethbridge Prices- Stored Free Till Fall PROFIT BY THIS ABRAJSTGEMENT Coal Oil Stoves in Hawk, too (Continued, from front: Johnson Arrives me arena at 1.32 pon. Tex Blckard announced that tile axe fighting for a, purse of 000, sixty per cent, to the winner and forty to the loser. Rickard stated that he had given a bonus of to each man..-This -had already keen rumored but never confirmed. The money, according to 'Rickard, is all in the iands of the stakeholders. Johnson's Wife Jack Johnson's -wife came into the arena and -was seated near the ring. Although the ibig men -were scheduled to enter the ring 'at 1.30 the prelim- inary introductions of pugilists cus- tomary -at these had not be- gun at 1.45. The crowd, however, was patient- and good matured. At 1.40 o'clock it seemed .that every seat in the structure was occupied and the sis foot platform that extends around the upper edge -will fce -black with 3, human fringe of standers. Bill Jordan, the veteran announcer, entered the ring at 1.45 p.m.. Jeffries and his attendants left at 1-40 in an automobile. At. 1.55 Announcer Jor- dan cleared the ring of iphotographers and hangers on. Arrives Jeffries arrived at 'the arena at two o'clock. Billy Muldoon entered the ring and after making a neat speech, extolling the "one free state" in the United States, evidently meaning Ne- vada, suggested that the entire assemb lage stand up and "with heart and soul" give three cheers for Nevada and the Governor of -the stater The response to these remarks was spon- taneous and the vast assemblage rose to a man and aired it lungs in three rousing cheers for the "one free state." CONFESSED TO USING DOPE At the city police court this morn- ing Chas. Moore, the man-1 who was arrested Ijy Inspector Harris, of the C.P.R., a week ago for loitering at the depot, and also for enticing part- ies on. the railroad and who, subsequent to his arrest, .has been charged with administering a drug, la -whisky to a man'named A. Hancock on a-train, with; a view to committing an indictable offense, was convicted on the first charge.and fin- ed with the option of 'two months' imprisonment, and on. the last charge was remanded until the return of the whisky, which has been sent away for analysis. Defendant pleaded, not guilty, and the case occupied considerable time. He admitted he was addicted to the use 01 opiates and .pleaded that he had. incurred the habit 'when in the hospital at Portland, Oregon, three years' ago.... He had not been, able to, do any work since and he and his wife had been 'kept by Ms father-in- law, who lived in Idaho in the win- ter and at Claresholm in the sum- mer. It was the first'time he had been ia Canada, and during a discus- sion, arising out of his "plea that lie was waiting for a. train. at the de- pot when arrested, while Inspector Harris swore that he had been sleep- ing at the-depot on the Thursday as well as the Saturday of the week before last, it came -out that he came from Virden, Montana, on the to Havre on 'Fri- day to get a grip he alleged he had left came up to Lethbridge again on Saturday and has passed I tie Dominion immigration" officers at j Coutts each- time, although he only in Ms possession, and had yet to :buy ticket to Lethbridge.. The court found on-.Ms own admission -tha t he had spent the Thursday night at the "depot and, lu passing, sentence said that he was not the class of., immigrant Canada that if sentence-was only passed commensurate with the fine, the immigration officers, would not have time to make out the necessary deportation papers.. Therefore, it placed the optional term at two months with the recommendation tliat the immigration department be noti- Ified of Ms case. Moore broke down and cried on. hearing the sentence. On the "administering drugs" charg-e the remand was for eight days. F. .L. Whitney iff in Calgary attend ing the exhibition. DOCTORS CAN DRIVE FAST Can Exceed Speed Limit With Automobiles in Toronto Toronto, July a single dissenting rote Toronto'Street Railway employees in the Star The- atre in the early hours of, Sunday j morning declared for the rejection of the company's wage proposals and in favor of having their case laid 'before the Conciliation Board- Unanimity 'was shown in appointing John G-- J O'BoEohue as their representative. JThe course is taken-in spite of the [company's plain declaration tLat it demand a lowering of the wage sche- dule if they did so. The company claims that higher wages' are 'paid the men than on traction systems in Montreal, and other Canadian cities. The company do aot want to make another agreement but are willing to the present one. The com- pany does not promise to confine a day's work within twelve hours and 'they wish to reduce the Sunday pay j rate.- They also wish to eradicate all visible signs of unionism by get- ting them to lay aside their union badges and buttons. HEAVY RAIN AT PRINCE ALBERT Prince Albert, July two days' tropical heat, thunder storm burst over the city last night, over an inch and a half falling in two hours. Considerable- damage was done by the storm, which nevertheless is of great benefit to the growing crop. AND JEFFRIES IN THE RING PALACE -BURNED IN ST. PETERSBURG St. Petersburg, July wing of the historic Petersholrf Palace contain- ing treasures of untold value was de- stroyed-by a fire today starting it is believed from Incendiary origin. The less is at least millions. Many attaches who had quarters there had narrow escapes. WINNIPEG WHEAT Winnipeg, July closed 101; October opened 95 1-8, closed 07 5-8; Cash close 1 Nor. 101 1-8; 2 Nor. 9S 1-8; 3 Nor. 94 3-4; 2 white oats P.4 5-8; flax 1.90. As the sheets have not all been re- turned for the Caledonian Pipe Baud prize drawing, it has hecu postponed until the first August AU sheets UC ICbOCtlCU 'jiiirr Scott, hand sec- SPORTS HELD AT MEDICINE HAT Medicine H-at, July Hat cf-lebrated Dominioi; Day in right royal fashion with the biggest day of sport and entertainment in the his- tory of the city, in the morning a big procession paraded the streets, composed of -the Twenty-First Hussars regiment and band. Indians, Cowboys, several trades unions, the fire brigade and floats supplied 'by societies and business men of the place. The afternoon was taken up with the sports at the ball, grounds. There were races and athleacs of every de- scription for 'both, young and old, the boys of the fire brigade 'carrying off most of the honors. A cricket match between Redcliff and Medicine Hat in which the latter won by ten runs and a regular old time pow TVOW by -the 'brought the afternoon to a close. In the -evening the cowboys sup- plied an exciting time for a while in the last big ;bucking contest that the city will 'likely see, as the (bunch of outlaws owned by Mr. Day, who had charge of the contest, have been sold and will 'be shipped out of the coun- try. The match was concluded last night when-even a better exhibition was given, the horses being -frighten- ed at the lightning and going through some hair raising stunts. The honors were carried off by Emil Legrande. The Twenty-CFirst Hussars gave a musical ride and a fancy drill on horse to the music of the band at the conclusion of the bucking match. HOTELKEEPERS RAISE PRICE OF REFRESHMENTS Pincher Creek, July short time ago the Licensed Victualler's Association of. there parts made a slight raise in the price of liquid re- freshments. Now the three licensed hotels of the town have advanced the price of meal tickets and fixed the rate for accommodation at and up- wards. The commotion is just begin- ning among the 'table boarders. The greatest exodus of pleasure seekers from town on Dominion Bay was toward Beaver Creek, whore a good day's sport was enjoyed by a large gathering from all quarters. ..Quite a few went to Coleman, at which place the Pincher .Creek base iball team got the short' end of the stick in a game there. RAIN AT TABER heavy thunder showers have visited .f, .this district 'both yesterday ana again today, and from present' indications there is ;