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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 8, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HERALD LOCAL PARAGRAPHS FOR THE WEEK v WEDNESDAY Mrs. C. McClenagbm and Master went to Calgary on the local today. Rev. Wm. Reid, pastor of the Bap- tist Tabernacle, left on Sunday night for a six weeks' holiday. The Addison Undertaking Parlors lliave been thoroughly renovated, be- >mg painted and'uapered throughout. Miss Furse. the Public School .-staff left this morning for Kelowna, B. C., to visit her sister. Miss Jessie McDonald !ast night for Nelson, B. C., whvr't shi: spend a month visiting: The Intermediate Lacrosse team go to Taber tomorrow. These boys are Developing into a good senior t Dr. Thos. Wilson, of Leamington, Ont., has returned to the' city to lo- cate here. Rev. A. A. Lytie of Westminster M'Pthodist 'Church went to Lineham this afternoon. E. J. Cook, Mrs, Cook and Miss Myrtle were among those who went to Calgary today, Messrs. F. Kirkham and F. Ford have purchased the bankrupt stock of I. M. Banks Co. .i.. V. Gibbons leaves this evening the flyer foi> Calgary where he will remain until Saturday. Milan W. Russell, wife and children of New' York arrived last night to visit Mr. and Mrs. Mart White. Miss Minnie of Boston, Mass., is tonight to visit lier sister J. C. Mackay at "The Flat Mr. and Mrs. A. Reed, accompanied iy Master Edgar and Master John left on the local for Calgary to attend the fair for a couple of days. Miss Joslyn has resigned from, the public school staff on account ill- health and this morning left-fvr her lome in Hartney, Man. THURSDAY Tho Knox choir meets this evening for practice at 8.30 sharp. Full at- tendance requested. The 0. W. Kerr Co. brought in a party of forty-two land last night, chiefly from Minnesota and Wisconsin. Twenty-one carloads of cattle con- taining 3C7 head were shipped yester day from Milk River by A. P. Day for shipment to the Old Country. H. Taylor, of Girvin, in town today and has sold a party of north of Taber. was in the city last night on his way Fair at Calgary and he called at the The police had a very quiet time yesterday considering the holiday, being no occasion for making any arrests whatever. -XP.H; yard engine No. 2165 got onto a piece of soft track in the yard -this morning and went off the TFfcck. A few hours' work put it back on again back from the Fair. Alvin Ripley was a visitor to the Dominion Kalr this week. He says the Lethbridge Souvenirs are the talk of the grounds. The wheat exhibit sent from city takes the lead. Frank Clark and G. F. Gain, of the Circle' Ranch are iu the city. They are awaiting instructions from How- ell Harris to have the river dragged for tho body of Frank Smoot who was drowned on Wednesday last. Professor Henderson, of Chicago University is in t.ho city toe'ay. "'he professor is connected with the de- partment of sociology and im the university and is making a trip through this new country tt> stu dy conditions here. W. A. Blenner-Hassett returned from the fair this morning. He speaks well of the Lethbridge c-xhi- bit and says it is e-xcellod t y of the Alberta exhibits. The western C. Mariott went to Calgary this display is more "nift-v" than tha-1 "f the east. The exhibit of growing grain, which is an Alberta p-.-dno- tion, is swell. It is shown off by thr- use of mirrors. During the past few days the names morning as a forerunner for the Leth- bridge City Bandf-who go tomorrow night on the American's special train. None of the contracts for the Staf- ford building were accepted. Altera- Herald office today to declare most emphatically that the Lethbrldge ex- hibit was "all wocl and a yard wide." He states that he spent con- siderable time in the neighborhood of the Lt'thbridge exhibit and time and time again heard the exclamations of praise and not in a single instance heard a remark to the contrary. In some cases there were those who, loaded down with printed matter and samples, were .seen to discard their whole outfit to give place to what they were getting at the Lethbridge exhibit. TUESDAY C. F. P. Conybeare has veturned from a trip to Calgary. Geo. Budd has gazetted pro- cess issuer at Raymond. H. J. Eastman, of Taber, has appointed a Sheriff's bailiff. E. X Cards ton, has been appointed a Justice of the Peace. Mrs. D. J. Whitney is in Edmon- ton visiting her daughter, Mrs. Buch- an. The scale on which the District tions will be made with a view to of sons and daughters of Lethbridg. W. H. Conibear and family, Bompas treet. leave Thursday ior Iu.rn.ball, Alta, where Mr. Conibear is engaged is engineer of the dredge." Miss Chevier, of who has >een visiting friiiwis in town for a hort time left Saturday evening- JOr Iferaln. The Downer cottages on C.utbiU St. riil be ready for the occupants to- morrow. The cottages are fully mo- em right up to the minute. They be occupied by Mr. Munro- of the Western Stationery Co., Mrs. Owen, Miss Lillian Macdonald of the pub- c school staff started for Rossland, C., to visit her brother, J.A. Mac onald, K. C.. M. P. P., and will go romJ'Rossland the Coast for the smainder of the vacation. G. Bradbeer Co. take over the rocery business July 2nd. of W. J. and com- ete stock will he carried by, the new rrn. The old staff of clerks will re- am with the new firm. Mr. Brad- y personally take over the anagement and that is a guarantee lat the stock service and prices will ave satisfied customers. The death took place on Sunday orning at Sundial of Mr. Q. H. ill, of Alexander, who was on visit to friends at the former place, remains were brought to Audi- n's undertaking parlors, where they ere embalmed and shipped east last Deceased was 6S years of cutting down the estimates and new .tenders called for. W. C. Simmons, M.P.P., has return ed from a short visit to the Fair. He says that the Lethbridge exhibit is as good if not better than any exhibit there and that it is attract- ing a great deal of attention. G. Bradbeer Co. are today in charge of Nelson Fraser's old ;tand doing a big- business. The new- ly printed wagon is doing its best to deliver all orders. New goods have arrived and the public are sure to be suited by dealing with the new firm. K. p. Stewart of Pincher Creek ar- rived in the city this morning to spend a part of his vacation. F. R. Lang, formerly bookkeeper for the Enterprise Lumber Co. tas taken the same position with Hick Wakely. Ira Stratton of Stonewall, Man., President of the Postmasters' Asso- ciation of Canada will be "At Home" to. the postmasters of Canada visit- ing the Calgary Fair, and will be found at the Co-operative Hall, near the post office on Wednesday, July.8. from. 10 a. m. All postmaster are welcome. Honor Lleut.-Governor left Edmonton on Monday for Calga- ry where he opened the Dominion Ex hibition. After a short sojourn at jius summer home in Peachland, B.C., will go to Winnipeg and after the opening ceremonies of the Fair in the Prairie Capital will proceed with citizens attending eastern colleges have been mentioned as prize winners Another is added to the list. Word was just received today that Harold Higinbothara, attending St. Andrew's College, Toronto, has-carried off the special prize for general proficiency for Form IV. and has also been pro- moted to Form V. He was unfortun ately laid up with blood poisoning during the written examinations, tout he was awarded the prize on his gen- eral class work as well as upon the results of the Easter and Christmas examinations. MONDAY Miss Veraa McGuire of Ottawa, is visiting her brother V. W. McGuire. S. Lunn of Pincher Creek is among the visitors in the city. Mrs. W. O. Hutton is spending a few days at Calgary and Banff. N. J. Brown, a rancher in the Sweet Grass Hills, aged. 73, died at the Great Falls Hosoital. Mrs. D. A. Smith and Miss Marga- ret have returned from Summerland, B. C. Dr. Galbraith went to Calgary to- day to attend a meeting of the Albcr ta University Senate. Dr. P. M. Campbell left on the lo- cal today to join the Alpine Club at Roger Pass, B. C. Miss B. A. Ross, of Embro, Cnt.! went to Fernie last night after hav ing spent several days visiting her nieces, the Misses Campbell. A. T. Ellis of the C.P.R. ticket of- Exhibit award was made at the Cal- gary fair is interesting. Mrs. W. H. Fairfield is on a visit to Seattle, Wash. Mrs. J. R. Anderson, children and maid, left on Sunday night on an ex- tended visit to Winnipeg. Williams and Bush, refined negro sketch artists will appear at the Bi- jou tonight. General blacksmithing and repair work at Wilson Messer's, Ford St., near the mills. Geo. Negrey is putting up a fine cottage on Westminster Road in tn North Ward. Expert horse shoeing- at Wilson Messer's shop on Ford St., near th mills. Donald McEwen Co. shipped te: cars of cattle to Winnipeg todaj from Lethbridge. One of the strong points of the Lethbridge exhifet, and one that at- Premier Rutherford to the celebration} Cee .accompanied by Mrs. Ellis, left On Sunday the members of the I. 0. F. about sixty strong led by irshalls W. Oliver and M. Rosaine., companied by the members of the bekah lodge and several visiting ethren conducted memorial services the cemetery at. the graves of five ceased brethren. The Lethbridge ncert Band was in attendance, n yesterday's report.of the fracas the Arlington Hotel Hcr- overlooked mentioning the denial Moore that he had lifted money m the old man as he had alleged, rhos. R. Davidson of the firm of odhall and Davidson Co., Ltd., of Igary, has been in the city for the st week arranging for the opening a branch here. He has secured of the stores in the newBowman ck on Crabb Street. The building 1 be ready inside of two months. the meantime they have secured of the Quebec Tercentenary. W. A. Buchanan left ihis afternoon for, Calgary to attend the organiza- tion meeting of the Board of Govern ors of Alberta Athletic Association. At Fred C. McAlpine and Miss Charlotte McDougall, both of ISTanton, were united in marriage by Rev. F. W. Patterson of the First Baptist church. FRFOAY The homestead entries for June lit the local office numbered 291. There was a big- rush of American settlers on the trains this morning. Miss A. 21. left last iilglit. Tor Lacombe to spend the holidays with her sister. Miss Foster, of Minnesota, is visit- ing her uncle, A-. L. Foster, of this city. The Misses Mackay left this after- noon for Calgary and Glacier, B. C., where they will take in the Alpine Club climb! Mrs. E. Birchard-Palmer of this city won first and second prizes for arti- ficial flowers, vegetables, etc., at the Dominion Fair. The Canadian Pacific Railway an- nounces a special rate to Quebec for well known here candidate for the for Montreal yesterday on an extend- ed holiday. W. G. Conrad, was; endorsed as vice presidency by Montana Deme- crats. Miss Marshall, who has been visit- ing Mrs. W. L. Mackenzie, returned to her home in High River this af- ternoon. Work will be commenced upon con- siderable improvements and an addi- tion to the residence of R. Sage to- morrow. Wm. Oliver has the cement work on Hnn Church com- pleted and the brick work has been started. Rev. A. M. Gordon leaves tonight for Roger Pass B. C., to join the Al- pino Club. Rev. A. W. R. Whiteman of Cardston, will preach in Knox Church next Sunday. A. P. Day shipped eighteen carloads of cattle from Ravmond to Montreal on Saturday. There were three hun- dred and eighteen head in the ship- ment and are going- to the Old Coun- trv. j C. R. Daniel has returned from a trip to Edmonton, Vegreville and tracted a lot of attention from th American visitor, was our display o alfalfa. Dick Robson is laid up with 3 sprained ankle received last nigh- while practicing lacrosse. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. G'.Uies of Stett ler, were among the arrivals in the city this morning. J. Moe, district passenger agent the C.P.R. at Nelson, B. C., and for- merly agent at Lethbridge has been transferred to Vancouver. L. D. lung of Raymond, and C the Tercentenary Celebration. The Calgary. first visit to It was his I Northern Alberta and he is now cnn- rate is sniffle lare for the round trij. L.- I meed more than ever that the south is by far the best part of Alberta. The Merchants Bnnk will after Tickets can be purchased on July 15, and 16. jS'eil Stalker's team ran away last j T-. (H-tumi Redpath Street, they headed for the) coulee and wound up by breaking the; harness badly. Cue of the horses cut a severe gash in one of its legs. P., horseshoer and gen- tember 1 occupy the premises now occupied by F. Gow. Messrs. Gow L remove their shoe store j to the premises now used by G. Brad j beer Co., who move to the Staf- Iford Block when it is completed. oral blacksmith and Wm. Neil, wagon! F. W. Brown, formerly proprietor or the City Livery at Medicine Hat. :turmg metal cornices, skylights, proof windows, and doors, metal ings, siding, corrugated iron fur- cs, registers and tinsmiths' sup- s. They will also carry a large of the different lines. They C already a large amount of work band, having secured several largo tracts in this city as well a.s in towns to the south. Mr. David- will have charge of this end of business himself. cater to all the needs of the public in those lines. SATURDAY will put up an addition to the Ci- ry this fall and put in a moving picture machine. There was another all-night en- B. F. Keillor and wife of Raymond ca-mprncnt at the Dominion Lands of- fice last night and a rush this morn- were in the city last night. Mr. and Mrs. Firth of CarndufT, Sask., are visiting their dawof.itcr Mrs. K. T. McGregor. J. W. Woolf, of Cardston, Jensen of Magrath were in the city last night on their return from the Calgary Fair. Horse shoeing a specialty at Wil- son Messer's, Ford St., near the mills. Defects and lameness correct- ed. See Williams and Bush at the Bi- jou tonight in a twenty-minute sketch entitled "Fun in a Midnight Express." L. H. Jelliff of Spring Coulee is in the city on his way back -.'rom tne Fair where he has spent several days in the interests of the Cardstoji ex- hibit. Wong Toy, the proprietor of one of the Chinese restaurants on Baroness Road, was fined and costs by Magistrate Humphries for selling li- quor without a license. i Wm. Harvey of Chippewa Falls, Wis., arrived yesterday with a car- load of settlers' effects. He went to Warner today where he had located, i I R. G. Addison has painted, paper- ed and otherwise improved the ap- pearance of his undertaking parlors. He is aiming to be up-to-date in ev- ery particular. Mr. McKenzie, M. L. A., wife and hild, arrived home last week much improved in health during their ab- sence from Macleod in B. C. and oth- er Advance. Janse Bros. MacDonnell are building- a shack near the hospital on Bompas St. to serve as tneir nead- quarters while the street grading is j being done. Mrs. E. B. Freeman and her son, T. E. Freeman, who have been the! guests of Mrs. W. A. Buchanan for nearly two months, started on their return journey to Burlington, Ont., this morning. Yesterday afternoon the death took place of the two year old son of Mr. and Mrs. R. J. McCracken, Rcd- path. St. The little fellow died of tmcurnonia contracted from measles. Mrs. McCracken ami tho family have be-on, out from Belfast, Ireland, only a few weeks. The funeral took place CITY COUNCIL'S REGULAR MEETING (From Saturday's Daily.) There was only a light docket for the city council to consider last right at their regular meeting. All the members were present except Aid. Hutton, who is in Calgary with the Lethbridge exhibit at the fair. The meeting was held in the secretary's ul3cc as the council chamber was not habitable owing to the dirt from the tearing down of the walls of the building for> the erection of the new fire hall. L. M. Johnstone f.dvised the coun- cil that he intends appealing before the judge against the assessment of the property he has across the track Ives explained that nothing would probably come of it. The School Board wrote asking that the city remove the hose sta- tion from the present location on the Westminster school grounds. The council ordered the removal to be made. Immigration Agent Chas. Mair wrote the city advising that the city write general immigration agent J. Bruce Walker, Winnipeg, regarding the sewerage nuisance at the Hall, and advise him to have a. septic tank made in the coulee to the north of the hall. The secretary will 'fol low .Mr. Mair's advice. The Mayor and Council were pleas ed to receive the invitation from the School Board to attend the laying of the cornerstone of the new Cen tral School July 9th. The petition of Ed. Bradbeer and others for sewer and sidewalk on the north side of Bompas St. from Smith to Gait St. was referred to the com- mittees in charges of these works. The Gait Hospital Board asked that the hospital be exempted from payment of the for the installa- Near Taber at at per acre cash, balance 5 years Terms J. T. McKinney Whitney Block Lethbridge, tion of a fire alarm box. The coun- cil decided to grant the request. The application of the Electric Company for a reduction of the price of 10 cents per thousand gallons to 8 cents, was referred to the water- works committee. The following accounts were order- ed Bentley Co............................ o.40 R- G. Addison 25.00 J- H. O'Reilly .75 Bell Telephone Co..............." SQ.'sO D. J. Whitney 90 H. Flpetwcoii Hyde Saunders Leth. Electric Co. June light Fire HaU 19.26 Sundries April and May 17.79 Power Feb'y......; 434.82 Street Light Feb'y. 127.15 Power May 513.46 Western Transfer Co.......... 2 00 Leth. Iron Works 59 79 Western Canada Agency 949.31 Xorth West Jobbing Co....... 3.45 fcKenzie Roy 3 QQ Hub Cafe 14.00 Leth. Brewing Malting Co. 2.15 Oxford Cafe 3 50 Vlberta Restaurant Rogers-Cunningham Co. tley Co............. D. F. Pound i- Campbell..................... J. Johnstone 3 50 ,eth. Saddlery Co............. 4.70 kelson Fraser 3 35 D. HiginbOtham Co i.23 Vestern Transfer Co..............30 Leth. Electric Co. Street light June S7.90 Band Stand o.OO THE O. W. KERR CO. SOUTHARD BLOCK Rooms II and 12 Make Good to the Purchaser Hare the best of Lands Sell on Liberal Terms Make Some Sales 01 Crop Pajnert Boj in Large Tracts at Low Prices Sell Anything from 160 Acres ip Lands around Warner, Milk Stilling, Raymond, Magrath, Lethbridge and Nan ton Headquarters for lest Spring and Winter Wheat lands 24.4-5 McKenzie Roy 5.34 Sec'y. Treas...................... 37.85 S2.501.22 The Council referred the letter from the School Board asking for to the finance committee. Aid. Ives thought that an expression of ap- preciation of the action of the Board in publishing the particulars in the newspaper should be made. A joint committee meeting of sev- eral committees will be held On Sat- urday night when a report or. the progress of the market be sub- IF YOU WISH TO BUT ..WINTER WHEAT LANDS.. HATCH COONS The choicest lands in all parts of the Lethbridge District.. HATCH COONS, Oliver Block, Lethbridge ALBERTA REALTY Co Grood Farms for Sale OD crop payments, Trell located Improved Farm, all in crop, near Leth- bridge Lethbridge Markets Wheat- No. 1 Northern 80 No. 2 Northern 77 No. 3 Northern 70 No. 4 Northern 62 TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL The figures of temperature and pre- cipitation registration at Lethbridge for June ore as follows: Tempera tu re Max. Min. Precip. ing for first choice of about twenty j tllis afternoon to the public cemetery. homesteads thrown open in near Milk River. About a down of the homesteads were taken. Yesterday at. Wesley Church the fol June 1 2. 3. 4., 5.. G.. Snap on tlieStreet A solid mahogany back Hair Brush, pure bristle. For 50c .Don't miss getting one of them whether you need it just or not, Win- dow full of them. J. j. Johnston Prescription Druggist .99 iOIlP to mail your cousins across the sea terly official Hoard. Ooo., L. Lutidy, J. i orramv. C. E. Rr.'indow, lUrs. A. Southard, C. Daniel, and W. R. Virtue. Seven .ire to be elected and, tho bal- one or more of our many suitable: !ol-1-inff will take place after morning articles for mailing to distant friends' next Sunday. such as U'- K- Hal1 Trowel 1 Harris drove acrbss country from T.ot.hbridgi: to Oleichen last week in their ranch- ing interest. While they nrrang- Goo. J. Russell of Westhopc, N.D., was added 10 the Weekly Herald's list of subscribers yesterday. He lias Von looking over the country and lowinff woro nominated us is so favorably imposed that he' tu-cs orthe congregation on the coming back the near fu- C. Matehett. j to 0 10 '11 12 LETHBRIDGE SOUVENIR BOOK- LETS. PHOTO POST CARDS OF LETHBRIDGE AND VICINITY. TUCK'S FINE ART CALENDARS IVORY AND EMBOSSED CHRIST- MAS CARDS BU-R.NT LEATHER SOUVENIRS. J. D. Higinbotham Co. LIMITED Family and Dispensing Chemists The Masons wilr have a big time on I Thursday night after the laying of) ihe corner stone of the new Central] School. The Grand Lodge will be present and ali Masons, local' and visitors, are expected t.o be at' the Masonic Hall to join in the good time. 15 1G 17 55.2 56.7 64.8 61.2 58.0 53.1 55.7 G3.9 75.1 S3.S 7 72.0 61.1 72.7 7S.O I 77.1 73.0 At S.30 tomorrow evening at St. with S. Mflliken to build large lAugu.stin'.s Church, Robert LI. Ormond dipping vats at the Circle ranch, j of the firm of Onnoncl and Alcxan- where the two men have, united to i 'lor, hardware merchants 'Of J'inchcr dip their largo herds of cnttle. It is Crook, will be married to Anna Said they will this year dip more1 cat tie at the Circle than ever dipped at ono place in this Call. E. Davies, of this city. Tho ceremo- ny will be performed by Rev. C. A. Coard. Both the young people arcs well and very favorably known in D. A. Smith attended the Dominion the city. 50.0 64.0 60.9 77.0 87. S 64.0 5S.3 71.7 71.3 43.0 44 .S 43.0 49.1 40.1 47.0 40.4 41.0 45.0 51.0 4S.O 42.5 43.0 45.0 40.0 57.0 50.2 48.0 45.1 311.0 40.7 41.1 4G.8 54.0 51.5 47.0 43.2 51.5 48.0 0.33 0.50 2 Alberta Red 74 3 Alberta Red 67 No. 2 White 70 per bus............. 45 No. Oats Barley per bus 50 Flax per bus Cattle on the hoof: SO per ,b. Cows per lb. Live per cwt Dressed per cwt. Foul per lb...... Live per cwt Dressed per cwt. Dairy per lb. NEW SETTLERS Taber on June 22nd, the wife of Mr. F. B. Henderson, a son. v Taber on June 24th, of Mr. J. W. Parkinson, a daughter. Taber on Wednesday, July 1st, to Mr. and Mrs. Luke Rais- beck, a son. WINNIPEG MARKETS Open Close ?7 16 12 Creamery Eggs Potatoes (new) per lb. per doz.' per cwt. 1.14 O.P5 Upland per ton Blue Joint per ton 2.92 j Green per lb. flj'nt skins per lb. 0.05 Cured hides per lb. 'Rendered So. 3.................................. Xo. 2 0.15 0.01 0.03 20 27 30 S3.50 3 to 3J 7-i to S to 4.1 Si O L 102 102-1-4 87 3-8 85 Wheat- July August October December Oats- July 331-2 August 391-2 No. 3 White Oats- July 37 August 331-4 Flax- July Closing Cash Prices No. 1 Northern ................102 5-8" No. 2 Northern 99 5-8 No. 3 Northern 97-7-8 No. 5 793-4 1023-4 103 877-8 861-4 381-4 391-2 381-4 113 THE WEATHER Edmonton, fair Calgary, clear Winnipeg, clear Lethhridtre, clear No. 6 ___ Feed 1 Feed 2 Oats- No. 2 No. 3 Barley- No. 3 Flax- No. 1 N W 70 531-2 52 33 361-4 44 113 48 j 40! LOST bay horse-, weight branded 3 on left shoulder, star on 43 forehead and part of upper lip white, with a halter on, lost about twe weeks 0.33; Medicine I Tat, clear 80 j'Kegina, clear 78 lUilletin. From Central Office The weather over thy western pro-jnp.i, on Northwest quarter of Section 0.0-J! vim-ivs has horn for the mn.vt part fine 21-12-23. A reward of John moderate temperatures. It Lainc, Elinor, Alta. 32-4 has turned somewhat warmer espec- ially in Alberta. fair 1, 0.13 0.13 provinces nnd warmer. FOR THK PAST WKFX Totals Averages G9.4 46.7 Uuiy 3 S3 90 83 STRAYED One bay roan mare, 8 years old, 501 branded heavy with foal, also 'IB one sorrel yearling, small rope round neck. Both gentle and quiet. S10 reward for information -19 30 leading to Apply to Lee Wilson, Elinor P.O. 34-4 ;