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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 6, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta id UN at Curtent Rites H. J. H. 8KE1TH (IMtm Stack) ANMriJk V II V The Letb bridge THE PLACE TO STAY HB it utiMp te mm ma Smooth Work I You cannot get sharp, I axurate work with inferior I tools, I If the edge of a hole I bored by an auger, drill or gimlet is ragged or chip- ped, the tool used was of ordinary quality. Tods ud Cillery are tools for clean, true work. Keen bits bore clean and smooth through hard wood or soft. Keen Kutter chisels leave true surfaces. All Keen Kut- ter Tools guar- anteed to be satisfactory. We Mil them. We Sell for _Cash The McKeown-Hick -r Hardware Coy. T Successors to Brodie Clarify the City Water in half- an-hour by the use of Alum Ours is Pure JJJiginbotaSCo.LU, Family a.ud Dispensing Chemists Telephone 49 Resident Night Clerk Stafford and Hick Walcely PHONE: 62 The Store of Quality j We are Clear- ing our Stock whether Wea- ther clears up or not We will De- liver goods to any part of the city C. O. D. Buy now and get good Bar- gains. W. J. NELSON j Dressy Clothes for Boys The Sauford clothing tor children has gained first place in the estimation of mothers from Atlantic to Pacific. They arestroug, durable, stylish and manly. STYLES Single or Double Breaited Norfolk Suits Single or Double Breasted Plain Suits Single or Double Breasted Blouse Sailor Suits Kussian Blouse or Buster Stylos AUK FOK SANFOKD'S EBP DRY 11 BY WEARING RUBBER BOOTS OR RUBBERS. WE Have the Best Stock in the City W E. SANFORD HAMILTON. OXT. MANUFACTURING CO. WINNIPEG, MAN I BOOKS AT ALL PRICES Magazines THE LATEST Tablets and Notepaper to suit all writers Store open tilllO.oO tonight ROBIN'S BOOK 1st Goer lest of Unian Bank Phone 251 CITY AND DISTRICT J. Carroll of Taber is in the city. of Macleod is visit- Drug Pointers j Mind your and Q's. P is for Purity and Q is for Quality. In buying drags and medicines it is not always possible to 'do this as every one is not accustomed to knowing drug qualities. In every case you can trust us as fully realize that to give satisfactory service our drugs must be pure and of the highest quality. PHONE 272 FREE DELIVERY Anywhere, any time Harold Taylor g in ihe city. .1. K. Hammond of Calgary is reg- >lured at the Dallas. J. Davenport paid this morning or getting drunk last night. Get even with the weather by vot- ng for the bylaws on Monday. Geo. Wells and neice, Miss Mc'Dou- dd, left for Davil's Lake, S.D., Thurs day. Ceo. J latch bought a pair of rub jer boots today with the hope that the rain would cease. Frank 0. U'addington is moving, from Argyle Avenue into Aid. Cun ningham's house on Ford St. II. Yoluhius has purchased a hal section adjoining the new townsit between here and Macleod. Fred CSilT, representing Butler Bros of Chicago, Minneapolis, New Yor and St. Louis, is in the- city. The Misses Nicols and Miller Winnipeg are the new dining rooi girls at the Windsor Hotel. Mrs. E. .J. Hill is visiting at Ray- mond and is forced to prolong her visit on account of the washout. Jas. Seeley thought he was having a good time last night and thought it was worth and costs this morn- ing. II. Belthaus has bought E -i oi 9- 10-23, near Monarch, one of the new- towns on the Cut-off, paying a good figure for it. Still rainy and plenty of mud but the Llijou is there with the goods am can entertain you in spite of the dis- agreeable weather. The Canadian Bridge Co. has com- pleted the unloading bridge and the work of unloading the steel for the bridge has commenced. THE WEATHER Edmonton, rain algary, cloudy SO THE SOCIAL REALM On Friday evening hp riphpst on the continent and and his snany friends wil they could easily be dropped down again and "start work in a few minutes when the water should go down. It] as not necessary, however, as the stopped rising at four o'clock! nd did not start again until late this uorning. The wells are all covered y the river so that the water runs nto the pumps and does not require )umping. Sent for Help Last night the city police found it iccessary to assist 23 men in getting] away from the old Gait hous on the] bottom. Chief Gillespie was giv-j engagement is announced oL Miss Helen Hunt, only daughter o J. J. Hunt of Halifax to Mr. C. H Ilberta Drug and Book Co. Prescription Specialists I. 8. IIPlBf, Mgr. the richest on the continent impressions of a few years ago wore] stamped out. The trend' of develop- ment, he predicted, would extend to "Northern Canada, probably to the shores oi Hudson Bay. Mr. Collins credited the growth and deve'opment in Western Canada to the advertising of the country by the Department of the Interior. Publicity had settled the land with thousands oi people and thousands more were coming. Mr. >c glad to-cxteud their good wishes Miss Cassic Walhu-e entertained th young people informally on Tuesda evening. Miss Berkinshaw of Calgary is v siting Miss Dixie Wilson at the Da racks. Fred Killop expects to leave the Isle of Man tonight. Mr. for Kil- to Reuben Lloyd of Davidson. Sask., manager for the Wells and Cat- tle Co.. made a visit to farm Uip .will in all probability return Alberta in the spring. .A. J. Jones, day clerk of the Dal- las has accepted a position with the Western Canada Agency and will com mence his new duties on Monday. Don't forget the Bijou is still show ing the finest scenes that can be pro- cured. Come out of the mud and rain and enjoy a good laugh. It will help to cheer you up. A new orchestra of five pieces known as the August Heinpz Austra- lian Orchestra has been organized and have been playing at the Wind- sor Hotel for several days. A man named Barnes is re- Collins was greatly impressed with Alberta and the Southern part of it especially. He remarked on the fact thjit. in the frontier oi this country the foundation for the school and the church were the first to be laid in- stead of the saloon and gambling den as was the case in many frontier towns of the Western Stutes. The council endorsed n petition from the Huuteville district for a ferry the Belly river at Mulloy's This ferry would benefit the Huntsville people and Lethbridge also as it would enable the people to reach this city in a more direct way. The Board's views on the petition will be brought to the notice of W. C. Sim- Mrs. Tlogers was the engaging host- ess of a delightful bridge Wednesday evening... Miss Patlesqn won a most attractive prize. The guests were: Mrs. Vrooman. Mrs. iS'ourse, Mrs. LJuchumm, Mrs. Arnold, Mrs. Shaw, Mrs. West, 31 rs. Cunningham, Mrs. Lethbridge, Mrs. Conybcare, Mrs. en four men from the barracks and when they arrived on the scene they found the house surrounded by water. However, all 28 reached a higher ele- vation on an old scow. The currents and eddies made such a voyage rather hazardous. A hog which the party endeavored to land is in all probabil- ity playing Robinson Crusoe on an island. It will be remembered that C. B. Bowman shortly after the New Year predicted in the, columns of the Her- ald the heavy rains we are. having. Mr. Bowman based his prediction on the fact that the weather conditions in the winter of 1902 were similar to that of this year. He finds a great deal of pleasure and fascination in making observations regarding .the weather and seldom makes a mistake in his forecasts. Rainfall in Alberta Lethbridge is getting by far the Come to Lethbridge Races Diliesdij edKsdq, Jut It ant II Western Canada Turf Association Meeting Over 125 Race representing the best stables of Oregon and California, together with many local horses will take part. Professional Starter and Judges, together with latest methods of professional lacing, including the New Electric Starting Gate To be seen for the first time in Son them Alberta NO DELAYS BETWEEN HEATS Special Rates on all Railroads of One and One-third Fares for RomitJ. Trip. Good going June 15 and 16, returning June 17 and 18. FOR FULL PARTICULARS. WRITE G. M. HATCH. President A. R. McGUIRE, Acting-Secretary Righy, Miss 1'jiUi'SOn. Mrs. S tames, Miss OulT, Mrs. Mrs. Kirk- ham, .Mrs. MrLeocl, Mrs. Mcwburn. across ranch. 1 ported south of Stirling' this week. Mr. Lloyd is better pleased with their en- terprise in Albert a than over he was and reports that the fall grain is ir a more advanced stale than he ex- pected to find it and is enthusiastic regarding the outlook of this year's crop. to be this n serious morning as a FOR ALL KINDS OF LUMBER mons, The M. P. P- Macleod Board of Trade Another charming bridge was giv- en on Thursday evening by Mrs, Ar- nold in honor of Mrs. T. B. Martin and Mrs. Mewburn. Three tables were arranged. The guests were Mrs. McXicoll. Mrs. Nourse, Mrs. Bu- brought to the attention of the coun- chanan, Mrs. Mrs. Rogers Mrs. Kirkham, Mrs. Conybcare, Mrs Mr.s. Buchanan carried off the pretty 1 prize. c .I Vrooman, Mrs. Kiirbv. Miss Pattesor cil the circular letter sent out by _ Department of Agriculture about the lecture tour of Prof. Campbell, the dry farming expert, in which the south country was misrepresented. The charge was made that the depart- Mrs. leaves next week on an extended trip to Europe. At To- 1 Paroid Roofing Metallic result of spending the night in Rog- ers-Cunningham's lumber yard, and of having an abundance of moisture inside and out. This time the ex- ternal application may be the more serious and lasting in its effects. P. M. T.oland "guessed" he got drunk yesterday. At any rate he found himself before Magistrate Hum phrie.s this morning. Fie couldn't give nn account of himself and ap- parently regretted it. At any rate he knows he is minus a hat, coat and cash. He was seen on the street last night hatlcss and coatless l.ind n.ijRin in that condition search- ing for the missing articles. He one at one of the hotels. It socms hard for some fellows to learn that n coat, hat nnd in cnsh is a big price to poy for a liftht head. ment had libelled this part of thejronto she will joined by her daugh country and the members of the coun- tcr. cil endorsed the attitude of the Mac-] leod Board and Deputy Minister Harcourt will be asked to explain why- he is so ignorant about the southern part of the province. Intimation was received that tho F. lv Mason took a party to Gras- sy Lake on Wedmwday last. Among them the party bought three sec- [tjons. They ml came expecting to greatest rainfall in Alberta. At Ed- monton yesterday tho rainfall regis- tered .92. Red Deer .60, Calgary .S4, Medicine Hat, .14. The rainfall in the twenty-four hours previous to 7.30 this morning was the heaviest on record, there be- ing no less than 2.02 inches ojr about two ami a half times ns much as fell the two days previously. Rain has fallen on six days of the past week and the total rainfall has been over six inches. The record is 0.18, Monday 0.33, Tuesday 0.50 Wednesday clear, Thursday 1.14, Fri- day 0.95 and Saturday 2.92. Tht arometcr is rising and the prospects or a cessation of this phenomena rainfall can be confidently .looked for Compared with the rainfall in Mai 1902, when the last flood occurred it is not so great, eleven inches hav g fallen during that month. Nearly Three Inches of Rain Through kindness of Mt. St. Farran, the C.P.K. engineer here, th Herald has secured some intcrestin 2678 and now is :about .ami still 'rising. Rain is. said to be falling in differ- ent parts of the. country but the gen- eral thought is that the flood has seen its worst. The excessive rainfall is causing all sorts of things to take place. At the Coaldale corner the water was running inches deep over the sidewalk yester- day. Men with rubber boots were arrying others across the rushing The Balmoral cellar was ooded also. Men and teams out ploughing waterways n the streets to gat the vatcr into the runways where it can get away to Join the surging torrent of the Belly River instead of quietlj stagnating in and basements find Alberta a dry country but re- Minnesota Editorial Association would t spend four hours in T.othbndco on; July 24. The council felt that the time _ r 11_ _ _l__. 1 ring their trip over the land they of the stay wns far too short to show herp the vi-ritors the features of promin ?nce ii this district but the entertain- ment committee will arrange as ex- tensive a programme as possible. jhanl. H. Miilignn who has charge of the Mason Land Co.'s steam plough- ing outfit on their land fit Grassy The need of an up to date map the city was expressed. The Board jr received applications lot quontly." up to the city yesterday He reports that the outfit f bn-jjkintr p.o acres a day and that FOR SALE One new and one second hand piano. Apply E. J. Hill Co. 50 G A. L. Roy PWteSO P.O. fa 28 WANTED Window cleaning, office or store cleaning. Max Vogul, Nimmons St., North Ward. 502 ey r.turt. ixnotbcr encine disc-jiijiy Calp.iry'inff foro TAR AND BUILDING PAPER Lime 2nd Cement i 9 u i M WOOD FIBRE ami PLASTER OF PARIS Call an4 Get MT B Iraci tanl English Sherbet Makes a very refreshing pleasing drink. 50c for Large Bottle L! TT J. J. Johnston Prsarriptioa Druggist fair committee, reported ho preparing an exhibit that would mnko. the visitors at the fair talk of bridge and its frront rosourC'.'s. week. It to iret the land in first class condition for fail wheat. figures on the river levels. In 1902 the flood level was 2680.5 feet the sea-level and at the latest re- port just received as the paper is go- ing to press says that the present level is higher than it was this mor- ning and is still rising. The level reported now is just two inches be- low the flood level of 1002. The record of the rise of the river since last Monday is Monday Tucs nesday 2070.2, Thurs flay river subsided to 26R7.8. Friday morning it wns 2G73 and in the nf- Icrnoon 267-1. This mornitiK Money to Loan On Farm Lands W.R.DOBBIN Dealer iv. Alterta Lnncls and Lethbridge Properties BUck OF CANADA LETHBRIDGE, lest mi MMM frtfibEtteci With 90 Branches from Fort William to Vancouver, the Union Bank of Canada covers the W c st "in ore thoroughly than docs any Every modem Banking facility offered to Farmers, Ranchers, Grain and Cattle Dealers and Merchants. Collections made. Money transmitted to any part of the world. Department established at every Branch. II .00 starts an account Interest at highest current rate paid quarterly LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. If you doubt as vhe handles the best Groceries and Fruit at the lowest prices give us a trial order or, better still, ask your neighbors who have been dealing with and see how they are satis- fied. The qnality of onr goods speaks for itself. THE GOOD CO. Place Your Orders for FrataikeCrtai D RAYING ....WITH.... JUS. HUME! PHONE 289 WA-KO-VER FLOOR STAIN is essentially a colored varaieh of such remarkable tcnghnew and elasticity. Although wood treated vrith it may dent nndcr a blow, the finish will give irith it without cracking. Any article finished with this stain may be washed with soap and hot water _ _ _ Sole Agents HAYR BROS. SuCCCMOfS tO G. L. VrWMMR ptote 75 At ;