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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 5, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta It has the style that helps the appearance of even the best-dressed man. It has the quality that assures satisfaction. It carries beauty and' comfort to its wearers. Wc have i>ic StctMit Sgfi and Derby Hati in all the lateii tiylci. All tUple shapes in Stetson's at |4. ^Wc also-earry a large line of Soft Hats, English naaafaeturc. Prices from |1.50 to |2.75 or THE 2 MACS j& Oh'y Exclusive Men's Outfitters in Lethbridge The Nan Behind THE GUN W. W. HANDTOIU), Stiuiio now open next to Bank of Commerce, up stairs. Make us a call. W. W. Handford, I Late wltli Steele & Co., Calgary. SEE US FOR - - rators GOING At ACTUAL COST The Central Hardware Store . G. L. VR?�OMAN aVK OWNERSHIP OrthcfiisSyirtciirhivfrcdby the r Trade. DKATH OF VRS. fK>WL.ER. For Farm Proi^rty Plenty of Rain, Sufficient Sunshine Marvellous Growth For Town Property PROVINCE OF ALBERTA Notice to Stock Owners Notice is hereby given that on and after the First day of Jalv, 1906, the joinioffice of the Becord-ers of Brands for the Provinces of Alberta and Saskatchewan will be situated at Medicine Hat, 4,1-. berta, Ail communications in connection with brands should after that date be addressed to the Recorder of Brands, Medicine Hat, Alberta, i ^loiiey sent in payment of fees i should^ be remitted oy postal note, ' money'order or express order made payable to the R�K�irder of Brands Medicine Hat.' If cheques are sent they must be certified oy the bank on which they are drawn and the necessary exchange must be included. RECORDING OF BRANDS IN BOTH PROVINCES. Persons ranging cattle-in the vicinity of the inter-provincial boundary (the Fourth Meridian) when apply ng for brands should, ui order to protect themselves, also apply for a record of the same in the Province of Saskatchewan, which may he effected on payment of i�cussed at a mcetifii; of tho Board of l^aide last nintit. AM. pliver aakcd for an oxproasion of opinion y Itao IxMiti, s6 that tho City Council migtit know :ho (c^tinK of the 4MuinMs nieii, w-iien the qu�st-Sofit cootM up at an early dale. He moved, secoadKl 4>y AM. Uobinson ttwt ttie b(Mu�d of trade conaklera it i� in the ititerMt of the city Vo put down a well for the purpose of getting! a g�a supply and advocates the City Council placing � toy-law before the ratepayers for the purpose of raislac money iby debeotures for this purpose. Mr. Fraeman saM he feH the Kl�c-tric Ught Co. had a proposition better ttiah the city couM f ffof. He miSgeated that the Board of Tiwie sliouM not talce action until all thp, propositions h�wi 'been subinittoil. He said the Electric Ucpht Co. �ruuM dispose of tiieir interests to the oitx.at Cost. Ur BarfoMl moved thait Aid. Oliver's resolutiiom he l�M on -.he table until next .raeeting. K. A. Cunningham seconded this. J. Kenny asked if ttie franchise would not have to be submitted to the city. . Mr. Freeman-The Electric l,ight Co. is not asking for a franchise. Aid. .Oliver 4)elieved that both, gas and electric pl4B>ts couM exist here. Mr. Conylirttre decloned ejectric power could not compete with g�a. Aid. Oliver was of the opinion timt gas would save the cost of producing po�ver at the electric plant and en-wble tne people to get electricity much cbe�per. Kinally Mr. Harford's amendment: prevailed. J. Kenny th^n moved that the bcaid favor the cHy or>erating a municipal gas plant, in preference \a giving the franchise to � private conipany. R. Sage .seconded. ., Thou�{h this' resolution did not Inention twring for gasi it suited \M. OUver andwas adopted ovur an amendment by Mr. Barforvl iibat it .should l)e tabled. Pomini>^ed-2-^ on right thigh; aboat 9yearsold;shod all round; hair-worn by hameM, $10 reward offered to party -return-ingto Western Warehouae & Transfer Co.'b Stablea. WHEN YOU HAVE ANY TO .BE PONE. LEAVE YOW ORDER WITH The - t And get theTmest CUm of T.E Faitesoiil^rfi^ Two Splendid BiuineM Lota, very central, on Round Street, $10,000 eabh A magnificent opportunity for a capitfiliat. Two Splendid Resideiilnl Lots, very central on Bompaa St.,.one a Cpmer lot, e ewd of laM. week of the deatHi on the Atlantic ocean, while on har way "to England, with her sisters, of Mrs. C. P. L. Fowler, daughter of tihe late. J^obt-A Simiiaon, who mine* supcriiiFtendcnt here some >�arsi ago. Hor himltond u�:d to be in the Coal Co. offlces. Rofprriitg to her deaili the Ore�t Falls Tribiine says: WoikI was received in M>e citv ye^ terday of the-death of Mrs. C. P. L. Fowler, who for the post sevenyeara had been a reskkntof 'tAuis city, where she was very \v�ll known and populair, Dea>th occurred �t sea bo twcen Montreal and Glasgow. Scotland, where the remains wene taWen and intemteiit was nNide. Mrs. Fowler, who hod been wi poor health for the |>a�t year, left here about the 1st of .fune tor lOnglainl, in the-hope that the trip wouM benefit her health. She was accompanied on the tri'iJ by her alistors, Mis.s Siiniison and Miss ina Simpson, and her little daiigtitcr GeraMine, all of whom were with -tier- at th^ time of her deoth, whii>li occurred (our days out of Montreal. Death i-esulied from an attack of pneiiinonia. .oii-traclod aftt-r saiiiing from Mo�ir,?ol, Mr.. Fowler has for some week.s 1-oei' at Crake. North Dakotai whei-o he i.s in the employ of Foloy Hros., tin-railroad contracting rii-ni, who are engaged at tliat point on a contract on the Soo road oxten�ion. anfl he did not learn of -Jtrs, Fowler's death untii after the funeral had bcc^i hold at Glasgow. Mrs. Fowler was born in Scotland in IST.'J, and .she came, at on early age to Canada, liyiing for ssvera .\-*ar at Halifax, witere her father General Simpson, lived. General Simp.son died there two years ago. Seven years ago, Mrs. Fowler, then Miss Simpson, was united in marr -ioge to C. P. L. Fo^'ler, who ct.ttuit tlime was agent- in tihis i-'ty for the Great Falls giti^ Canada road, .v'ter-ward bcroming agent here for . th3 dalt Coal Company, whioh position lie now holds. Their Mittlc daughic-r, UerakVinc, the only child. \\>U re -main in England with Mr. Fo� le; k mother. Hrs'idc hf>r hustwnd omi child, Ikiis. Fowler loa^vs two sisters, the Misses Simpson, both of whom ni'! will bnown in this city; aiK>r;her unci. Mrs. Melvin, Kves in Ola->>^iw, S�!4il-Ignd, Mrs. Fowler iwing iwi 'no vcv to visit her at the time cl Iiorileat>. NATURALJAS 0. K.^ Rtporttr Niytr Rolcrs aiid AM, Harding (Ml Hal System. At MniKluy niglit's Council jncotlng Mayor Kogers and Aid. Harding pre-senKd the following report of their invesiiigatian of the 'natural  gas syste at Medicine Hat. To the Council of the City of Loth-bridge: Your conm�lttr�i appointed to report on tibe Natural Gas System of Medicine Hat visited that city dur -ing the paat week and beg ^o subnet the following information: The Gas System is owned and operated by the oily. Seven weHs were sunk to a depth of about 700 feet eacJi without obtaining gas in. sufficient e u.�kI in sinkiii'g' this well Was o.>� follows: 10 feet 10 iiiih. aiO ftwt of 8 inch. r�2t� feet of t> inch. 9.">0 feet, of 4i inch. The livtter si/.e runs from top to twit torn aind iai'ns in the Well as ,>ts ponmanrnt cisiiii;. In 'g'oing to a dopth of 1.000 feet it is neooHsary to start with at least a 10 inch casing piljc. A l.'iOO fbot well should be started with a 12 inch casin^r PiPc. A well of 1,000 feet can be .bored and equipped complete for f4,500 while a 1500 foot well would costt about �fi,-780. One of the City wells has a prasiliure of 600 pounds'and tiie CP. K. well has a pi>essure of 506 pounds ^4>(/which the' Company were iisrng ibut 31 pounds at the time of our visit. CHILD BADLY BCRNED. 'rhe daughter of Mrs. .Fales; of the Palace Restaurant was celebrating the fourth of July like .a true Anter-ican yesterday by putting oft firecrackers on the town square. The fun nearly endsd very serio4i�ly. (� of the crackers exploded igniting her dress and in a second all her clothing wos on fire. Her comfteinion little Miss Hart hieroically endeavored to quenefa the flames. O. H; Johnston saw the cMld and rushed to hm* belp and in a few minutes the lire was put oiit, not before ih^> child had received some had hurn.'t, how�ver. .. , IH>STAL DELIVERY. The Boaid of Tr^dc has appointed President Conyheare, Mr. Freeman and Mr. Barford to prepare u list of compVaiivts in rogard to ttto postal service hero to ppesent to tiUe PostofBce Inspector. An eaort willi be made to have a postal delivery and mail boxes placed around the city. BOARD�OP TRADE. at a Reasonable Figure WM. ^AW Painter, Paper Haatror. IMcorator, agent for' Emtiire Wall Papers, ,from fte. a roll up. Rest of work guar'an le�all team has played thtfje games recently, two in the Crow's Next league and one exhibition. At. Piflolier Creek they lost toy four goals "to notbing. Last Saturday ,-in an exhibition match with the bjjys of Calgary Col-logo they won by four to nothing. HicCalgai'y lads were mtich lighter t4ian the local team, but ?aks of .>ihale rock every ten feet; in this the Igati is found. We cannot speak toe Mgkly of the courtesy of Mayor Foratnr �Dd the with the oflicials of the C.P.Ri who frc�fly gave us the fullest informuticM CHy stalT of Medicine H�t. iogot)iet- A copy of the Medicine Hoy by-iniJE imdcr which the Gas s.ystem is oper,-ated is appcndod to this report, (Mc: veiy iinport�irt;.p(�iBt Wa^HJiot-iccd ivas the enthusiasm displayed by the MedidiiK! Hat ladies regardiot t'^b sovtng of ittbor in tlie Iwinw. -. |, ^ ' The repori will hS dealt 'with; ift Uie next regular meeting of thecoutt-oil, when the enl/ira fwtnral faa^prob-tetn will come up. ^ > ;* t'ltiei:>prti'�t� parties wh6; put in {iropofl^tions a few weeks ago wilt bii a�ked to bid again. dr.\t� OF .lOHV HOWARD. Well Known and Popular ..... Pied Last Week. CitiJzch' COST TO CONSUMERS. at REOROANi;5.\TION OF BAND. The Board of Trade pasood a res-dlution favoring tike reor..ciiniz.ntby wire at M�ple Creek, Sask .- -res., ^^iSgPSeST ft.W.BflAOSHAW M��rttli. Alta. � s. LOaT. Gray horse, branded e-P on left ritoitlder and flgiiro 5 on left tbigh. Bay horse, branded P. on left thigh. w>ith one white toot heKInd and Httle w4>ite on -the nose. $30 rewanl. Deliver the horses at Elenor PoMt Office Owner, Wilt Jacobson. HOUSE MAID WANTED. Wanted a good housemaid by Mrs. C. M. Arnold. Apply at Mrs. O. L. Vroonian's. COOK WANTED, Wanted, compotcnt plain cook, Mrs. Frank ColimMMi. accomplishments., We ara oftca very IK>8lTION WANTED. Realdpnce_Flr�t housaf eiiat � Court House, on Baroness Road. of Wanted an engagitnent 4>y an ex-l>orienrcd nurse from Ldverpodt Lad iC8 I.ic feot is allowed. Any consu'jner receives the fii�t 100,000 feet r�r month at schedule rate. For an od-dfitional 200.000 feet he pays J2tf ami for an additional 300,000 fi.-et the cosit lis lO cents. The above rates provide the cJti-aens wilti very cheap lighit, heatard power. Oioeof tibe Aldermen informed us that his house of teii ' rooms costs but 996.00 a .year. Another City ofiflcial pays hut 961.15 to tipht and beat a house of eight rooms. An official of the C.P.R., well informed on the gas (|ueation;; is o>f tbei opin -ion that $8.50 per month will provide for light and heat for tdie average ^ix roomed house. Tha Woollen factory wfvioh h.-ms sixty fi\'e horse poWetr pdy� but eighty-five cents a day for poworaiKl Iteat. The power used by one of the printing officios costs but six cents a day. 'l*e Assinrboine hotel, a b'lild-nig of 85 rooms paid last month but iW.90 for 200 lights, funiacc and cookneflts to ha derived from the gas system^ li is very clean, inexpensive to operate and produces an intense faeolt ivhich can used to great advantage - in some lines of 'indu.9tryr It will melt iron in the foundry almost instantly. This has enabled the C.P.R. to use its great hrat in the manufacture, of car.springs andeflfect a .savin;; of *4 cm p�h^-�ician.4 n lip all hope of his recovery, but his friends tyorc iiiore sanguine. 'I]hey could not submit to ',h�' I'.-lio^ tUst the popular ".lock" w.n ii> die. snil so the news of his death late Thurii-day night last oama as a ij;re.'tt sin ck to the host of iieople, who felt prpiia ip own Jnbn Howoid as a.l frioi^ i&d an aoqiMiintance. Tlie det-.t^ased hadv lived': for ncarli:. years and in that time hod lif'oii the friendMiip of ail thoso wKb enjoyed his acquaintance. He > v:a� ,a good heartid,. genial fellow and i^i death will leave a vacancy hoKi to'flll in many tjircles.'^--' ,,�" ^'i.-' -^ly-n. Mr. Howat'd was a native of .Albert County, New Briinswick, where he wos born 43 years ago. Jn early life he'webt tO t^u western'stikte.s and oame here in 1887. , With Ms brother. Harry, ho coatractel here for some time and be also freighted between hei� and Macleod in the stage coach days. Hejmtered the service of the Altyerta Bailway Co. 17 years ago Mid'rose rapidly in the. service of that company, occupying for .many years tite position of coiiductor on the line between here and' Shelby Junction. |Ie wos a member of the llroGherbood of Railway Conductors. Mr. Howard lodvt, S. J. McDiarniiid. J. Keiiny, W: Hardy aiid Geo, Xle.xander. fJITY FINANCES; The secretary, tiioasurer pioscate.t tbe following financial statement to tbie City Council on TueiKlay night. : RECEIPTS. Licenses...........'.J................91311.00 .Scales .............................. 6.43 Poimd ..... :......./....;..." S7;a5 Dogs ...................................8.00 Fines............................49.00 Taxes......................28.04 Total ...L...9l4;ii.64 EXPENDITURE. To over draft June 1 .........939S6..Ht To walks and property cmn- j, ? mittee-....v. .....'\..L..' 213;80- To liialtb and Relief........ .. 2.00 To License ai^ Police ......, 926.15 To I^re Water and Light ..., 1�4 00 To Finance ..�,.. 379.62 949i74.08 Ovendraft July ist 93562.40. WANT A SIDING. At-I>lie .CouiicirMonday nigbt tlie Brewing Co. mode application for permission to construot > railway skiing to cross-Baroness rood and run akmg Macleod St. to Ford St. The works and fwoperty commiNUe^ wilt deal, with the matter. ' WEDDING AT KNOX CHURCH. EXPEItDITURE. Mainteiiaiice ..... ...... ..... Interest on debentures ...... 921,156. 9 2,780 3.500 The wedding took place at Knox church yefriterday afternoon of Neil Mcljpod, one of the bridge carpenters at St. Mary's to Mrs. Miitert, of the sonuj plmre. The witnesses m^e Mrs McCalTroy and Chris. Wanl. FLOWER SERVICE. The annual (lower service will bo held in Knox Churcb on Sunda^ morning. The evening sorvico will bit condiicUwl by that prince of preachers, ' alreofdy ' well known 4n IMh-briilge. Rev. Professor Kilpatrick, D D,, lately of Martifoba Collcgw, and now of Torimlo. MiMiJ'a LtolMii LHiAerMa'i PrM Word raaohed the city last nigbt of the doatb in Brandon of Duncan M(i-Kelvie, brothw of A. L. McKslvie of tbe two Macs. ~ ^ 9 5,980 ProfVt...................... .....915.870 REVENUE FOR FIVE MONTHS OP 1906. Waterworks and stnnot light ing........ ... 500 Revenue for 5 months 19,555 EXPENDITUBE. 918.032 Maintenance for 4 months 9 1,140 Maintenance cstimatee. for 1' nrantb........................... 885 5 nionlbs debenit,ure interasti 1,049 Net profit for first 5 months of 1906 ..........ft................ 910,588 or a net profit of 92.5,411 for year. Itie mi�in� wKich are laid but 30 inches deep cosrt for trenching and piping 8 cents per foot. - W'o secured more details regarding the Installation of the system but i enumerate them hens would make this report too'lengthy. Having examined the, Oas System of Medicine Hat as carefully as our limited time v-ould permit we af.) of the, opinion that Ijstbbridge should test for gas, and if successful in find-, ing it; should own and operate .a Natural Oas System as a City En~^ R.IL CubftMcsifllUr for the Fair The (olIowinK reduced rates to the CalKaryFbir are announced by the railway: Return fore from-- . Olareaholm..........f 3.31) Nanton....................2.30 High River................ I.fi0 Macleod................... 4.80 Lethbridge....:............ 5.05 Pinoher..,.............;... 4.80 Blairmore......... i........ 5.45 CrowNeat................. 6,80 Femie....................6.40 Elko..........v............ 6.70 Fort Steele Juntion......... 7;fiO Sidar....................... 9.90 Okotoka................... U5 With thedottkbtimin ��rrie�. fiwt-iMnaiding South of Galowy wi|l be able to take in the Riaat afternoon race meeiiogi by going to Calgary by the momiBg train and retttming lonth the aame evaniag, if neoeaaary. Thiii iaan opportunity for a di^'ezeoellent entertainment that only oooora once a y�ar^ The people of Southern Alberta will no doubt make good uie of the privilege UlMMdIf hiMic ScM OUtifct. ' * NtS. TENDERS WANTED. Tender* will be received bgr the underaigned up to 6 p. m. on Monday evening, the 2nd day of July 1906 for worii to be performed at the Cential and Weetmuuter aohoola, aocording to apeeifloationt to be ieen at the office of the aec-retary treasurer ol the School District.:  �� � A depoait of 5 per cent of aniiouni of bid must accompany each Tender. The loweet or any Tender not < necoMarily aore|i�ed. By order, ' 0. B. BOWMAlJr '.;-'-^^;:Seotetai7. TtHSWfK ;