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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 19, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta F THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD, MONDAY, JULY 19, I WO. Remarkable growth of the town and district boundary, it naturally becomes a spot necessary for a cer- tain amount of distribution, and con- sequently all branches of commerce would be more or less represented. In addition to its hotel, etc., it has several first-class general stores hardware, barber shop, restaurant, blacksmith, two lumber yards, har- ness shop, real estate firm, doctor, drug store, livery, etc., and a goodly number of substantial A New Postmaster. J. A. Jochem .the genial postmaster and general storekeeper, having de- cided to withdraw from toivn life to enter more fully into real estate and other lines in the 0. W. Kerr Co. ter- ritory, has left for his homestead and preemption, east ol Milk River. Mr. Jochem is succeeded by Fred L. Shepard, who has recently arrived from Minneapolis, Minn. iMr. Shep- y.rd, who is taking over, the .general stuck of Mr. Jochem, in addition to the post office, including the busi- ness and residence, intends keeping line of groceries, implements, etc., in addition to fruits in season. Mr. Shepard was b-rn in Mapletun, spent a full and choice dry goods, clothing Mangin and Egan. It would be difficult to find a larger or complete stock of hardware in the south country than is to be found on the premises of this, enterprising firm. Ax glance around their stores reveals the fact that they have every confidence in the future of Warner, judging from the size of stock carried, first thought C. L. Halmrast General Blacksmith and Wagon Repairer Massey Harris Co. and Dominion riage Co. Give us a call R. A. Smith Saddler and Harnessmaker Dealer in all kinds of Horse Goods and Supplies Trunks, Valises, Blan- kets, etc. A first class job guaranteed N. D., where he spent his earlier years and where he received his first! one would wonder where all the ma- experience in general store-keeping, j carried could be used. The He afterward moved to N. D., where he remained until 19CS, from which place he went to 'Minneapolis, being connected with the 0. W. Kerr Co. for about five years. Leffingwell Egan. Everyone who knows anything of j Warner knows -Leffingwell and Egan, I as the names of the populer real es- tate agents are inseparably associated wifh the town. Messrs. Leffingwell Egan are the prime factors of the town interesting themselves and all around them with the optimism that alone can warrant success. Both gentlemen are at the back of all pub- lic enterprises and are the kin-d of citizens that make ihincs go. They' ri-hts the ful1 width of the have recently acquired in addition to i The will ba complet- their already large tracts of land, j ed' about 15- wil1 better 4.000 acres of school lands in vi-i than average and will cinity of Warner, which they are cootem, in addition to the offices, a- puitmp on the market. Their list harness and robe room, sleeping room for attendants, wash room for clean- lines of shelf and heavy hardware are most complete, as is also their stock of iitiware, carpenter's .tools, furniture, paints, oils, varnishes, building paper and machinery. They are also agents for the famous Cock- shutt Plow Cb. and carry a line of gas and steam engines. The New Livery The new livery, feed and sale stable! being erected by Messrs. Scarbery j Barker promises to be one of the j largest of the kind in Southern Alber- ta. The dimensions are 100 x 40 feet and 32 feet high. It will be a frame j building with a concrete and supported by eleven concrete up- lands for sale is now a most choice and complptp one, pur-j chasers with wide selection. In ad- dition to their real estate the firm have always a large number of first- class horses on hand for sale. M. E. MANGIN gies, and accommodation for forty-two head of horses. Upstairs at the frorft space for a hall will be re- i served, 30 x 40 feet, the balance being used for a hay mow. -In addition a I well and elevated tanks for livery and domestic purposes are being construct ed. The cost of the structure will be A dray line is to be run in connection. Saddles and Harness. Robt.A.Smith, the popuiar saddler and harnessmaker, opened up in War- ner in February last, and has a neat and comodious shop. He caters to all Branches of the harness and'-sad- dlery business, carrying a line of trunks, valises, .etc.. in addition, as well as the usual articles to be found in a well stocked harness shop. Mr. Smith, who was formerly en- gaged with A.. E. Easton, of Leth- bridge, hails from Seattle, and has also been in business in South Africa O. L. Halmrast general blacksmithing and wa- gon repairing business of C. E: Halm- rast is a busy line of industry. With a staff of four men on the job all the time, there is always something do- ing. Mr. Halmrast has recently add- ed a stock of blacksmith's sup- plies, which places him in a position to handle with despatch all work which is placed in his hands. Mr. Halmrast has the agency of the Massey Harris Co. and the Domin- ion Carriage Co. and has on hand at the present time a carload and a half of Massey-Harris binders. Mr. Halm- rast hails from Lacrosse, Wis., and has been established in Warner eight "months. T. AHardice. The enterprising barber, T. Allar- dice, has been established since the 1st of September of last year, having been nearly a year in. Warner. In ad- dition to his tonsorial line, he and presses clothes, and makes and repairs shoes, in addition to carrying the agency of the Co. Mr. AHardice hails from Man- chester, Eng., coming to Canada a little over a year ago, and spending a couple of weeks in Lethbridge. The Citizens Lumber Co. The Citizens Lumber Co. of vrhich Mr, E. J. Welsh, a member of the Warner Council, is local manager, is doing an early .and late business these days. It is a common occurrence to see six or seven1 carloads of lumber -standing on tne siding consigned to the Citizens Lumber Co., a large quan j tit-y of which never sees the owing to the great of ranchers and others who drive right to the sid- j ing and have, their waggons loaded! right' froni the cars- The stock- -of i lumber and supplies carried -by the i Citizens Lumber Co. is one of the fin- est in the south, while their location could" hardly be beaten for conven- ience, o LIVE NEWS FROM Warner, July will liave a Sunday school convention the first Sunday in August. The arrange- ments are in the hands of competent committees and all who come may be assured of a pleasant time. Mr., Eggleston's house is almost completed and is quite an improve- ment to the looks of ttie north side of town. J. A. Walker, engineer on the Eawkeyo farm, came home Friday evening quite sick but is better now. ;Mrs. Walker has also been under the care of Dr. Field for some days. j Mr. Hotze reports 320 acres of {winter wheat already sown and his j crop as being very .good. 3Ir. Micholis also has a fine crop fcut will not sow wheat until -after he threshes his- new crop. Several of our townspeople are painting their buildings, erecting chimneys and otherwise improving1, and it all helps to improve the ap- j pearance of the town. i It is reliably- reported that a good jvein of coal has struck 1 miles north east of town iu the cou- lee, which will mean much, to Wanaar and vicinity. Adam Jochem is building a mat new dwelling in the south of i town. i Mr. Palmer, from Lethbridga; In here doing considerable work. J. A. Jochem and family will sadly missed When they here; but he says the homestead looks good to Mm. The Thompson boys were all ia jtown. Saturday from their home- 1 steads. REV. M. J. CONNOR FRED A. SHEPARD GENERAL MERCHANT Dealer in GROCERIES DRY GOODS CLOTHING IMPLEMENTS Etc., etc, STORE: POST OFFICE BLOCK MANGIN and EGAN N Dealers in All Kinds of SHELF and HEAVY HARDWARE Oils, Varnishes Machinery Furniture Tinware Paints Carpenters' Tools Stoves Building Papers AGENTS FOR THE FAMOUS COCKSHUTT PLOW CO. GAS AND STEAM ENGINES Mangin Egan Warner, Alta ;