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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 18, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME a LETIIBRIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, JULY 18. 1907. NUMBER 371 Th� Store of Quality. McKelvie Satisfaction & McGuire �"*"MMd Do Yoy Want to Save Money T Here is an opportunity for your dollar to do the ordinary work of two. SEPARATECOLLtGES Advised by Irrigation Con- vention. tn Men's Shirts, mode of English Shirt-ing, liKlit colon, ........50c. White CnnvnsSboes K wtilk-out price 1.05 4 English Flannel Trousers in stripes Regular price fi.00 Sale price 4.25 Big Values in Men's Cravenette Raincoats Lnlbrignn V ml or-wear, Flesh color, all sites. 45c. Men's Overalls, with bibs, regular grades all sizes, 75c. White Canvas Ox. fords- Regular price 2 25 Closing out 1.50 Boys'Tennis Shoes, Hegulor prici! 1.25 Sale price .85 $8.00 $10.00 A'l the Irritfntlon Convention Gulgury yesterday n resolution |mik?**I endorsing the Hcpnrntfon of the AtfriruMurnl College from tho Provincial Cniversity ami favoring the plnelng of the Agricultural Col-leg*' in tin irrigation district. W. tl. Knir field, the munugvr of the Do -rihinion Kx|��rlmeiMul Farm al lx�th -bridge made um irung pleu in fnvor of ilie motion In n splendid s|�oceh. 'IHie Convention also recommended the appointment of n Joint Commis-nlotf liy 1 Ih� Inderal UoverminMU nnil the llritish Columbia Ko verm nun t to umlortnke the systematic gauging of nil streams of water supply ami the location ami survey of all sites suitable for reservoirs for 4h�? storage of water. , Itritish Columbia had H string ivpresentut ion at tlu� convention, in* eluding lion .1. .1. Fulton, Minister of Agriculture and lion. J. A. Mac-tlontild, lender of the OpposM Ion.who took prominent part in I ho discuss -ion.' A lux** delegation vent up from, Cnrdstoti. Magrath. Haymoml and I a*1 abridge. Tin? local ucted us it was Known that her nuiludy was incurable. I.nst January, Mrs. rirtlii i*nHit* ii. the city for treatment and \u\s in th�* (Salt Hospital for s.>v rial \*t**ks. loiter slh* won I bark to her hoiiH1. about six miles from the oily. The funeral is to take place tomorrow (Friday) at two o'clock from the famil> ivmwIi�mw nml iho intortih-nt at tho I'uMif (Vin��tory. Mrs. Tiflin. who was tlu� daughter of .lohn 'l'u.\l��r. was l�orn rtfiy-ihiw .wars ajjro in thv township of \ nug-han, Yt rk rotiniy. Out., \vht*is> aho until viirht yoars of agk> when her piMipIo mow I tti llnu'o County, iHiir l.uekiuw. In 1874, she ami* Mr. T-lfltn wi�tv umrriprl nml iwUlwt near (Joderirh on th�� "lMflln home -stead for seven yell's, when they re-1 uriie,I to 1 .ueknow. Six rs n^o thi\\ cm nil* to I^'llilnid^e. IU'smI s Ih*i* hiislMiml. then* \ivreleft to imniin. on*' ila lighter, A Hie, ami four sous, Alttert. tteuU*n, John and Melville, all of whom reside al homo except INmiIcii who is a CM'.H. c. Thn*e sisters in Out a no also survi\e. Mrs. Tilltii will Ik* givntly missed 1 iy ii \ e ry I a rg*  c i rc 1 e of f r lend s, who ktu>w and u|>t>tvcuitiNl her kintlly disposition. her hospitality, uiwl her coiiNi^tent Christian rharui'ter. Ah a lik-ml ei- of the Methitlist (Miurch, I lie di*ronsiNl was faithful and active in i;ot�d work. tjnst Sumlay when V. O. K. Xourse nramtgior of �the Hunk of Commerce was out driving on the prnlrlc to the nnrth-onHt of tlw? city with his two children nml his father-in-law, he wns the victim cf an unpleasant twrience. A mun on horse hack rode up and imfulred concerning some hcrses ami upon being tokl hy Mr. Nourse thni be had Keen no horson, he ivplietl, "You have one of my hor* kcn yourself." From his nwuiner it WttB cvii�trict Olhcer, comiiHimling for the recently crouted uiilHnry district of Alberta, cntno from Calgary yesteiday to at tend the Nesbitt-IHcher nuptials. Kvery old timer in the west knows and osteonm Col. Htwle. lie is one of the most dllcieni military men Canada aver produced, ami that Is not saying a bit loo much. No tmin did more credit to Canada during the war In South Africa. So highly were, his services valued that he was in command of the principal division of South African Constabulary for several years, retiring only a few months ago to return to Cnnatia to accept bis present itnpi nam posi -tion. Col. Steele came to the west with the original force of Northwest Mum-ted Police awl was stationed at Mnclcod for many years. He passed throitgh tlw present city of l^eth -bridge when all was to lx? scan were ^ coyotes and bullalo .lust here it might Ik� mentioned thai the Colonel tells of seeing several hundred Indians pursuing a countless he in! of bufTalo in the vicinity of Ijethhridge about 1875. Ho organized the first post of the Northwest Mounted Police at this point. Col. Steele's roan in (sciences of early days in west, scouting during the reU'Uion of 188.** service at the time of the rush to the Klondike, and then his career in South Africa would furnish an author with some mighty interesting material for a book. The Colonel ho|>e* to so*; a lteg*i -nlent of Canadian Mounted Rifles or- gwnl/^l at Ijothbrldge at an early date. Gsol Site Chosen. The Herald is inioniHHJ that the site for the Provincial  (hud has l/e'ii located, consisting of eighty acres on the west side of the Mellon -lie)I farm, about t u o and a half u-iies east of Lethhridge and mn^* the I loin in ion l>'.x|�eriiiuMital rami. Plans an* being pjvp"rt*�l Uy the IV-|i;u-t meut of AgricuIt ure, Ivdmoiiton, lor tin* buddings. BRANCHES Bt AJLBKRTA CALt.AKV tEAVINGS aUNTON STAVELY CLAKESHOLM LKTI1BR1DGB ffWCHER CHEEK STRATHCONA EDMONTON llliill RIVER INMSFAIt MACLEOD TONOKA MEDICINE HAT Ml> DEER VEGREVILLE VERMILION WETASKIWIN J. W. Stafford Appointed. .1. W. Stafford, who has t*h.*n net-as temporary Dominion ljnnds Agent here since the promotion of *l. W. Martin to an inspectorship, has ivceivod notice of his |teniuitient appointment. LETHBRIDOE BRANCH C o. K. nourse. MANAGER ESTABLISHED 1817    Capital M piM up Rtamcd PaMl Balaact Prolll ttf Uu     9 9 9 SU.U.. ii.m.tii 445. i w Head Office. Montreal Entry by Proxy. Instructions ha\e been received by the Domiuitin Land ag^'iHs froin the Department of tin* Interior to allow what is known as entries by prox> for homesteads. Any hhmu-U*!* 4�f a man's i'ainil\ uuiy uiuke ontr.\ for a hoiiiosteud for III in. No i.ther proxy is allowed. Iio\M'\�t. TIk* (mmsod in whoM* name the otvtry is fmao!e must ap|m-ur at the land tdlU-e within six moutbsto perfect th,' entry or it is cancelled. Tin* proxy system is oh- vii.usly n fti'i�at convenieiuv 1o prospective houiesieaders. Baptists are Prosperous. AiVB^BBBBPaBBBBaVil^l^P . At ft Penoral nKs-ting of the m*m-bor� of the llnptist Talxuniacle on Momlay night, most, encouiugin-g iv-portH vera prosonted fi.r the hall yth. J)uring this fieriod tile tnenthorship has incivased from 'M\ to '1H. The financial c� u -dition of the church is wonderfully improved. Tlw total income for the six months was $rJ2t>.10 which is $808.20 greater than for the corresponding six months of lOOil. In this amount is included $.">7o for the building fund. SKBH for the general fund, $0o for missions and S'JOi') gtmnttfi*om the Mission Hoanl. There is only a little o\vr $100 yot to l�e raised in order that tins congivgu  tion may take ad\antage of liev. (i. C. White's generous olTer and clear oil the debt Hint has burdened the church so long. T. D. Kevin Promoted. PRESIDENT: WOW HON, LORD STB AT H GO HA AMD.IIOUNT ROYAL. � 0 VXCE-FRCSXPENT: Htm. am qborgb i. DRDiwoiin. k. o. h. o. 9, S. olousto*, OlftaVAI. r*naqkk Branones and Agencies at a|] ilia)principal points in Canada Also in London, EngUu.d, 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 Drifu aoU svilUblt at ill points Id United States, Europe (and Canada Interest allowed on deposits at current rates Lethbridtfe Branch B. F. REEVE Manager Traction System Started. yV\u* hlniuoml Coal Co. is Htnrting ii >trt�rtion system U�t\vt