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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HERALD LOCAL PARAGRAPHS FOR THE WEEK WEDNESDAY Tho Brewing Co. purchased a swell new team of greys from the gay Farming Co. through J. F. Hoc' gers. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. McCaig M monton arrived in the city and are the guests of Mrs. McCaig's mother, Mrs. C. McJJillop. Mr. McCaig in- tends -to stay a few days oniy. Wolf and Thunder Chief, he Indians who stole the bottle oi boozo from one Nelson, a Scandina- "lan, each got a month in the llar- acks for their lark. Miss Demers accompanied by Mrs. J. E. Fitzpatrick's eldest daughter, ett this morning for a visit to Que- iec. H. B. Ames, M.P., for. St. Antoine iivision, Montreal, is to address a Conservative gathering at Medicine tlai an August 3. The rain of j'tssterday seems to have been general. Travellers from .he south and east say that ram fell leavlly in both these directions. In Montana a very heavy rain fell yes- :erday Afternoon. A. E. Humphries, assistant immi- ration agent at this point, returned rom Winnipeg last night. Although he crops are looking fine all along ae line, there are none better than hose around Lethbridge. Manitoba rops were suffering a little from the eat. Yesterday afternoon a horse of one f the teams hauling gravel from the ilce for the cement walks broke one f its hind The leg snapped ke -a. pistol shot while the team was n the face of the hill. .Constable illiker went down and shot the an- maL The Medicine Hat Times says: Two ew business places have opened up n Coleridge. Mrs. D. Cavin is run- ing the City Restaurant, and Mr. i. N. Cavin has started a men's fur- Ishings store. Coleridgites have reat faith in their little village and re showing it by opening places of usiness. C. E. Mellish, representing William raid, the tea and coffee king of Van ouver, spent a day in the city this eek. Incidentally we might men- on that Mr. Mellish is an old-timer n the road and one of the best fel- ws amongst the grip men. Senator DeVeber. ,Mrs. DeVeb'er and r. Leverett DeVeber returned to ic city this morning and are occupy g their': residence on Burdett St. "The Senator and family are glad to Ibe back. Parliament, the Senator .says, will prorogue Saturday. He had no'tips to divulge in regard" to the general elections. The issue of the special series of Ter-centenary postage stamps 5e- 4ng made today. The stamps for local office have not arrived yet but are expected each mail. There are eight in the series, the half-cent showing the' Prince and Princess of Wales, the one-cent, Cartier and Champlain, two-cent, the King and Queen, five-cent, a Quebec Habitation seven-cent, Montcalm and Wolfe, ten- cent, Quebec in 1700, fifteen-cent, Champlain setting out for the West, and complete assortment of cigars and Word comes from Creek luut while boring for gas 'at that point a four' foot seam of coal was struck. This will be a great boon tu tin- town and to other towns -i Chut part of Saskatchewan. Tho street grading operations start ad this morning, the first piece work to be tackled being the hill on Ooutts St. opposite the convent. A large number of teams will be on the job in a few days. A 'number of people, especially those who have babies in the home Cardstou is joyful these days over the news that the Dominion govern- ment has granted a subsidy of a mile to the Macleod, Cardston arid Montana railway, running a distance of 45 miles from Macleod to the boundary. It is now hoped that the construction of the road will be un- dertaken at once. The rain of yesterday afternoon and evening acted very strangely, visiting various localities with a partiality not expected from the weather man. At Coutts the rain fell in torrents. At Raymond it was good soaking rain. At the Silver farm, A. L. Foster's and are complaining of the rapket made by the various whistles in the city when they blow to let the employees of the mills know where to stop or start work. They think they blow- too long loud. G-. F. Hopkins, of No. 3, yesterday purchased the handsome grey Per- cheron stallion recently brought here from Filnaore, Sask., by Thos. R. Clipsham. Thts is a gooS and Mr. Hopkins is to be cornmead- ed for his enterprise in bringing such stock into the district. Miss Patteson, T. E.I Patteson and Dr. Campbell returned.. yesterday from their outing with the Alpine Club at Roger Pass. T'.iey report having spent a most sujoyai-itj holi- day. Miss Patteson was the first lady of the Alpine Club to ascend. Peak and the fourth lady to do so. It is stated, although tlxe Herald; has been unable to have it confirmed snrrriundincr nlacfts thftre was a down- T---------- -.....O A pour but at the Experimental Farm a very little fell arid in the city there was none. In the evening there was a. very heavy shower at the baseball park but only a light sprinkle up town. .This morning Mrs. E. N. Wakely Knox Church from the Board of Management. The building will be moved at once from the prewnt site to Glyn St., between J. H. Fleet- wood's and C. A. Little's residenc- es. Services will be held, in It until the new church is ready to be open- ed. A band, from Cardston, Alta., was in the city last evening, awaiting train connections for Winnipeg. They stayed at the City hotel and gave a concert during the evening which was much appreciated by a large number who lined the streets. The band will take part in the competition to be MONDAY A. T. Stephenson has been appoint ed secretary-treasurer of the town of Red Deer. Miss Allen of Guelph, who been visiting her sister Mrs. W. H. Young, left this morning for the Coast. Miss Cunningham of the Hudson Bay Co. staff spent Sunday ic Mac- leod. South African veterans who wish to sell their land grant should com- municate with Major J. S. Stewart. A number of the electric light potes THE SOCIAL REALM (From Saturday's Daily.) Mrs. Wilson of the Barracks and Mrs. L. M. Johnstone gave a very jolly picnic last Saturday afternoon. Everyone had the best of good times, most of. the young people riding out and the rest of the party driving. The party left the Barracks at four o'clock for St. Mary's and included. that-are in the line of the new side-1 Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Mrs. John- walks are being moved in out of the j stone, Mrs. Rigby, Mr. and Mrs. Ar- here, that the C. P. R- has ordered held at Winnipeg Jaw the discontinuance of the running of Times- trains from -the Crow's Nest down to Medicine Hat and has ordered ail the train hands on these trains to live at Coleridge instead of the Hat. If they wish to live at the Hat, they must take the trains in and out as regular passengers. The company evidently considers it a poor policy to run the trains an extra twenty miles including the heavy pull up the hill from Medicine Hat when there is no real necessity for it and no revenue from it from pas- sengers going off the Crow to Medi- cine Hat. The recent catastrophe doubtless had its influence in decid- ing upon this action if it be true as reported. FRIDAY John Kenny of Calgary, "Inspector of Customs offices, is in the city for the day. George Watson of Maple Greek is visiting his brother Dr. Watson at the' quarantine station. L. C. Barrett .of Eckman, N.TX, who has spent the winter here, re- turned to Dakota today to look af- ter the harvesting of his crop. While in this district he purchased two sec- tions a few miles north of the city from the 0. W. Kerr Co. It is Mr. Barrett's intention to return in the fall, bringing his stock, implements, etc.. to locate on his farm which he will break as rapidly as possible for crop. He is greatly taken up frith the' country and no doubt the farm- ers of the Eckman district will hear something from him that -will be good for reflection. Mr. Barrett says he never saw the equal of the crops north of the city. SATURDAY The first train of twenty cars of cattle from Milk River to Chicago, came in yesterday. Others will fol- low today. Mrs. G. C. Ives, Macleod, and Mrs. A. M. Morden, Pincher 'Creek, spent A' company has beeu formed to ma-! yesterday in the city, guests at the nuracture bricks in Calgary on the residents of W. C. Ives. of pressed' sand arid I Harold G. Long of Lacombe, is in the city for a few days renewing ac- quaintances. Berg system J. W. Woolf. M.P.P., D. H. Elton, Wallace Straiten and R. ,L. Cobourn of Card'ston were 'in the city last .night and took in the ball game. The excursion from Utah to Sou- thern Alberta will take place August Miss Norma Walker of Macon, Mis- souri, sister of .Mrs. C. R. Daniel, and Miss Meryl Moore, of Bozeman, Mont., a cousin, are the guests of Mrs. Daniel. Mine Workers was in the city evening. He reports tbat .last and twenty-cent, at Quebec 1535. arrival of Cartier These stamps will take the place of regular issue long as they last. THURSDAY Early closing of the bars went in- to effect last night. No disasters are reported. Miss Rose Bissett of the Hudson's Bay Co. is holidaying with-Mrs. Da- vey at the ranch. Mrs. J. T. Graham returns tonight from an extended visit to her home in Carson, Iowa. Mrs. Sprague and her daughter, j 4. A deputation will go to Great j President Sherman, of the District Falls to meet the party. H.: C. McMullen of Calgary, C.P.E. live.stock inspector went south to Milk River from Lethbridge this mor- ning. The cement walk contractors start- ed laying walks this morning und al- ready have quite a stretch done on Crabb St., between Dufferin and Bom pas St. Thbs. Underwood of Calgary, man- aging director of the Diamond Coal io in llie ciLy. t'. iiutiiSvOOC has Quite recovered from his recent critical illness. The Trusts and Guarantee Comp- any, Limited, of Calgary, has Li appointed administrator of the es- tate nf Miss Maria Flannery, who died at Calgary in February last. Miss Ethel Eva Conybeure u splendid record at ths Toronto Con servotory of Music 3n the junior grade she was the only one to secure first class honors. Miss Bessie, of Medicine Hat, are quests at the Methodist Parsonage today. G. J. Hansch of Medicine Hat, sec- retary and manager of the Citizen's Lumber Co. was in the city last light on his way to Warner. The Canadian Pacific Co. are lay- ing four inch gas pipes from Dun- more to Coleridge to pipe the gas to that point from the Dunmore well. N. McPhee. the Duluth land man, who has large holdings in this district and his brother Neil McPhee of Al- pena, Mich., are in the city. The return in a day or two. J. F. Gordon, of Brockton, Mass.. is in the city and is prepared to wrestle Macdonald or Maxwell for receipts and a side bet of Mr. Gordon can be seen at the Dallas and terras arranged. will open his bil- cigar store in the R. W. Wallace liard room and aew Seaman block tonight. Mr. Wai iace has put in good furnishings and the rooms will be among the finest in Alberta. He will handle a large Mrs. Fawcett, wife of J. Faw- Everything for the Bath Room Do You Know That we are head- quarters for Bath Towels, Bath Mitts, Bath'Bnishes, Sponges. Sponge Bags. Sponge Wire Racks, Float- ing Bath Soaps Do You Know That we are selling the very finest kind of Talcum Powder for 25c a tin? If you do not know, bet- ter drop in and see. J. J. Johnston j Prescription Druggist -QUALITY QUARTERS- f cett, Barrister, of Macleod, Alberta, who has been visiting her friend, Miss Ross, Moran Street, left yester- day to spend a week or two at Port Medway. N.S.. before returning home Chronicle. Harvest will commence next week. The winter wheat is ripening fast and a good deal of it will be ready before the end of next week. P. L. Naisrnith expects to have the cut- ting start on his farm southeast of the city about the middle week. of the "How's the day and now's the hour" to mail yourj cousins across the sea one or more of our many suitable articles for mailing to distant friends such as 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 a fine rain on Thursday evening and that crop prospects there are fine. The most popular event of ihe week was the wedding at Blairmore on Thursday evening, July 14. Hjr- bert Slemmon was married to Miss Jennie Josephine, daughter of Mr. JS- Howard, tho popular proprietor of the Cosmopolitan Hotel. John Klapperich was brought to the hospital from Magrath on Wed- nesday, suffering from a serious in- jury to his back. He was engaged way. Dr. Patton is reported as (steadily improving. Drs. Mew burn and Mc- Nally expect to operate on him week and there are strong hopes for nis recovery. Neale went to Cardston teday in Supt. Kevin's private car. They will visit in Cardston for a few days. Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Fleetwood and sons, Tom and Ernest, returned night from Macleod, where Mrs. Fleet wood and Ernest have been visiting a few days. Dr. Rivers of Raymond was the city yesterday, the guest of E. J. Hill. The Doctor left this morning on an extended trip to Sarnia, Tor- onto, and other Eastern pointt. A large number of are in town today equipping themselves for the approaching harvest. The large majority expect to start cutting next Monday although some :will start on. Friday or Saturday.. In the District Court this morning the suit of J. Newton Vs. J. Barrow was tried and resulted in a judgment of for the plaintiff. Barrow was to pay Newton a dollar .a month for herding some horses but claimed that Newton used the horses. Newton de- nied this and sued for.herding charg- es. W. C. Simmons for Newton. Barrow conducted his own case. TUESDAY Stanley Tuff left last night for Den ver. Col., where he has accepted a lucrative position in a grocery es- tablishment. Albert Patenaude, a youth from Warner was found drunk and driving a horse and rig down at the Fair Grounds. He had been doing some reckless driving so the police gather- ed him in last night. What might have proved a serious accident was averted this morning when the end joist of the new Bow- man building broke, forcing out the end wall on half the building. One Of the workmen escape with a few Yesterday afternoon Ernest E. Tickner and Miss Elsie May Fosker were united in matrimony by ;Rev. J. M. Harrison at the Methodist Par- sonage. Both the young people live in the city, and are connected the Salvation. Army. McKenzie Bros., who have a sub- contract on the street grading, have a number of teams at work on Ford St. and on Coutts St. At the junc- tion of these two the level must be made considerably lower. Among the bunch that went to Mac- leod to boost the baseball' boys were H. Bannerman, C. Bannerinan, Dr. nold, Mrs. Hammond, Miss Power, Miss Vrooman, Miss Wilson, Miss Hillis, Miss Haycock, Miss Men- zies, Miss Rogers; Messrs. Anderson, McNally. Starnes. Proud, Power, Mewburu. Mrs. Arnold and Miss Vrooman were the hostesses of a delightful lit tie riding party given on Tuesday ev- ening for the young people. Bridge tables were arranged for those who could not join the riders and the guests were, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. McNicol, Mrs. Rigby, Miss Wilson, Miss Power, Miss Cot- ter, Miss Rogers, Miss Menzies, Mes- srs. McNally, Starnes, Connell, Jones, Ives, Power, Ashburner, An- derson, Skeith. EVERYTHING FM TIE ONE We Mean This Our stock is very large but should you not see just what you are looking for we can have it in the next car and land it in your home more cheaply than from any other source in Canada. Remember is Economy Store where you expect to get a bargain Turpin Furniture Co. Mrs. L. M. Johnstone leaves this evening for an extended visit to the East and her guest Miss Power of Ottawa also leaves this evening to visit her sister at Vancouver. THE WEATHER Edmonton, fair............ 82 Calgary, clear 87 Medicine Hat, clear 84 Lethbridge, clear 89 54 52 58 Bulletin From Central Office The weather throughout the prairie provinces has been fair for the .most part and partly fine and very warm. In Manitoba and Saskatchewan the temperatures have been farther west it has been warmer. Provinces fine and decidedlj' warm today and 'Wed- nesday. FOR THE PAST WEEK July 14................... 74 58 15............ 82 53 .17.................... 71 56 13............ 81 54 20.................... 88 56 NOTICE HOME RUN; NECK BROKEN New York, July despatch to the Chicago Tribune says: When Joe Tinker smashed out a home run winning from the Giants, William Hudson, Madison St., who was wit- nessing the play from the fourth storey just outside the park, became so excited that he fell off the edge and his neck was broken. LIBERAL MEETINGS Pincher Creek, July eral candidate, Mr. A. B. McDonald, will adress a meeting at Cowley on. Wednesday and one at Fishburn. on Thursday. He will be supported by a number of big guns. Among them are Attorney General Gushing-, the Hon. Mr. Gushing, Minister oi Public Works, and Duncan Marshall- THE O. W. KERR CO. SOUTHARD BLOCK Make Good to the Purchaser Have the best of Lands Sell on Liberal Terms Rooms It and 12 Make Some Sales on Crop Payment Bay in Large Tracts at Low Prices Sell Anything from 160 Acres ip Lands around Warner, Milk River, Stirling, Raymond, Magrath, Lethbridge and Nan ton IF YOU WISH TO BUT ..WINTER WHEAT LANDS.. HATCH GOONS The choicest lands in alfparts of the Lethbridge District. HATCH COONS, Oliver Block, Lethbridge firing on Dorapier Bro- thers' traction engine near Magrath, when the master wheel fell off and landed on his body, catching him across the small of the back. He .comes from Harvey, N.D. A. E. Philip, barrister, of Brandon, Man., a partner in the- Cattle Ranch Co., of Milk River, was in town for a few hours last night on his way to Milk River in connection with the big shipment of cattle being made by his firm. The proprietor of the Alberta Res- taurant will face a charge of selling liquor without a license having been caught in the act last night by the police. The Chink wept copiously when the police made him aware that he must face, the charge. One of the Steam Laundry teams ran away this morning starting at the Dallas Hotel and going up Round St. at a merry clip and east along Baroness Road. A rider captured them. The team ran into a, rig standing near the Dallas and damag- ed it slightly. When R. B. Owen, of Edmonton, provincial sanitary inspector for Al- berta, was here a few days ago he in- formed the civic officers that Leth- bridge and other places in the pro- vince would be ordered to install a septic tank for the sewerage by next March and to have a sewerage filter installed by March of J910. The order has been issued by the provincial board of health and is now awaiting the assent of the lieutenant gover- nor to go into full effect. The W.C.T.U. ladies met yesterday afternoon at the residence of Mrs. A. E. Humphries for their annual meeting and election of officers. Tho retiring officers were re-elected by ac- clamation as follows: President Mrs. I A. E. Humphries. First Vice Pres., Mrs. J. Harrison: Second Pres., Mrs. C. McClenaghrus, third, Vice Pres., Mrs. A. Harrison, Record ing Secretary. Mrs. C. McClenaghan, Corresponding secretary, Mrs. C. R. Daniel; Treasurer, Mrs. A. B. Pipes; Supt. of Press Work, Mrs. W. Jor- dan. The members discussed moans of rri-operating with the "RiMinf So- ciety. It was decided to put new li- terature boxes at the station. Gourtiee, E. Bawson, EL A. Maveety, H. Nicholson, G. P. Houk, A. MacAr- thur, C. McDonald, 0. D.. Austin. E. Ssd A. G. of Edmonton, R. A. Wallace of High River and James Bowes of Bed Deer were in the city last night and went to Cardston this morning to hold the session of the Pork Commission. J. F. Rogers and J. W. Young have formed a partnership to con- duct a sale stable. They will buy, sell, and break horses. The stable is located on Wood St. Both gentle men are well and favorably known in the district 'and have the confi- dence of the public On Saturday evening as Ben Goin, an employee of the Fairfield farm, was stepping out of the waggon, his foot slipped between two braces with the result that he was thrown vio- lently to the ground. His leg re- maining caught both bones were brok- en between the knee and the ankle. The break is a bad one but the pa- tient is getting along nicely at the home of his G. W. Wie- gand, on Smith St. J. Davis a big potteryman from Liverpool, England, has been in the city some days looking over the prospects here for establishing a pot- tery plant. He liked the in North but it is not exactly what he wants. He Is making a trip through the West to find the most suitable point to invest somo money in a business of this sort, lie leaves tonight with H. M. Parry and J. Arnold for British Columbia. the kindness of Mr. and Eeid; at the pumping station, the members of Knox Church Choir were invited to spend yesterday af- ternoon at the River Bottom. A de- lightful quiet time was spent under the trees, after which all sat down to supper in the open. A. vote of thanks was given to tho host and hostess after supper and two photos of the party were taken. The desire to spend the evening down there was strong, but duty coming first, the members left about 7 p.m. for the church, after a most enjoyable time. THE CITY MARKET Will open up for Business on Saturday, August 1st Next Perfection Fanning Mills Guaranteed to remove all noxious weeds from wheat and oats, barley, flax, grass seed, etc. H. FOWLER CO. ALDEBTA Farmers, Market Gardeners and others are invited to send in their produce, etc., for sale. A charge of 5 per cent, commission will be levied on all sales. Splendid stock yards for the reception of cat- tle are being erected and will hf> ready for business on the opening A spacious market hall has been for retailers at mod- erate rates. A weigh bridge will be erected for use on the market ground. The City Council trust that the farmers and all who have produce or cattle for sale will take advantage of the market which has been pro- vided for their benefit and do all in their power to establish in the city an institution of this character which will mean so much to Lethbridge if properly supported. All produce, etc., sent in, should be in the market before 9 o'clock am. at which hour the sale commences. Any othar information will be gladly furnished by WADDiNOTON GIBBON Market Masters, Office in Market. I ALBERTA REALTY Co Good Farms for Sale on "jcrop payments, well located Improved Farm, all in crop, near Lett- bridge Pork Commission A sitting of the PORK COMMIS- SION will be held in LETHBRIDGE THURSDAY, JULY 23 at 9.30 a.m. in OLIVER HALL Any person having evidence lu give upon the conditions surrounding the marketing and handling of pork and pork products in the. province, and the advisability or otherwise of Gov- ernmental establishment of oi assist- ance to a pork plant or plants, and with reference to the cost, capacity, plan of management and scope of op- eration thereof, or the best means of securing for the hop raiser a fair price ROYAL NORTH WEST MOUNTED Tenders for Hay SEALED TENDERS marked "Ten- ders for Hay" will be received by the undersigned up to noon of Wednes- day the 5th of August, 1908, at the Barracks, Lethbridge for the supply and delivery of good green hay sub- ject to the usual conditions as to stacking and measurement, The following quantities are re- quired tons, baled, blue joint mixed. Coutts 40 tons, baled blue joint mix- ed. F. 0. B. Coutts. Writing on 20 tons, loose, up- land, in stack or as required. Pendant 20 tons loose up- land in stack or as required. Wild 13 tons loose upland, as required. 30 tons baled blue joint as required. Irvine 6 tons, loose upland, as re- quired. 6 tons, baled upland, as re- quired. 15 tons loose upland, as required. Delivery to commence on 15th Au- gust, 1903. The hay to be green and well cur- ed and subject to inspection and re- jection as delivered. 512 cubic feet will be allowed to the ton in stack. Each tender must be accompanied by an accepted cheque on a chartered bank for 5 per cent, of the total amount tendered for, this amount to be for- feited if not completed according to contract. The lowest or any tender not, necessarily accepted. No newspaper will be paid for in- We can supply you promptly witi. Fresh Meat Fish Cured Ham t and Bacon t Highest Prices paid to Farmers for CATTLE HOGS SHEEP POULTKY, etc. P. BURNS CO. LETHJBRIDGE, ALTA, serting ity. Commandin Lethbridpe. without proper author- JAS 0. WILSON, Superintendent. R. N. W. M. Police at 33-2 NEW PAPER IN HOSMER for his products is respectfully re-, HosimM% first issue quested to attend. tho Hosmor Times, a now publica- E. TROWBRIDGE, Secretary. The little son of Angus McCormack Souris P. E. T. had both feet cut off by o. mowing machine. tion devoted to the interests of the town of Hoamer will come out on Saturday, July 25th. Mr. Bert Whimster, an experienced news- paper man of. Ferine will have ed- itorial charge. SITUATION WANTED Bv experienced engineer with 2nd class papers. Threshing oufit pre- ferred. Good references. F. C. Webs- dale, c-o G. C. McDonald, Room 6, Whitney Block. 37-1 STRAYED One bay roan mare, 8 yeafs old, branded heavy with foal, also one sorrel yearling, small rope roiind neck. Both gentle and quiet. reward for information leading to to Lee Wilson, Elinor P.O. 344 STRAYED To premises of undersigned first week in July one bay horse branded U on left shoulder, weight, about 950 Ibs., spot on forehead, can have same by paying expenses-. Oscar Nelson, Black Spring Ridge, Section 10-13-22. 38 6 ;