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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 9, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta LtTHiBliQf, TUIIDAV, JUNE I are for every mm Whether you are tall or or around or ubig" up and can get just the Suit suits your style and your physique in Progress Brand Clothing. Look for the label that guarantees satisfaction. Sold and Guaranteed bjr McKELVlJL McGUIRR BAKtftt MUST BE OOOO Brs.d Sold in Spoksns Mutt Wtigh Spokane, Wasfcj Juno '5.-- One bun' dred dollars fin and 30 days imprison- ment in the city jail is the maximum peualty for the violation of a city ordinance, just in effect which pro- vides that every loaf of bread offered for gale in Spokane must weigh at least 14 ounces. A. E. Powell, inspec- tor of weights and measures, declares the new law will be enforced to the letter, while dealers are emphatic in saying that eithcj the law will have to be killed or the price of bread must go up. "The matter of increasing the price is optional with the Mr. Powell, said, adding: "During the recent breiul war, when some of the bakers were giving 40 loaves of bread for a dollar, many of the loaves weighed only 10 ounces, though the bakers gained customers under the pretext that their bread was put up in 16-ounce loaves. This is one reason why the passing of such an ordin- ance was made necessary." von Do Make Pastry? If so, our noyui Patent Fiour Will in Royal Patent Pastry Flour It will save you 25 per cent in lard bills. The flour is cheaper than ordinary hard wheat flour, Made from the blending of soft and hard wheats. Your Grocer has it now ling Elevator Go, ltd. Raymond Mftftrath Lctkbrirfge yw tevc to Mi rcit H to ii 29e far SI JUDGE MADE HIS CLAIM FIRST Lively Scramble for Home- steads at the Land Oice The pages of romance nor the re- cords of the lond rushes of America can give no more interesting incident than one that transpired in tho city through the long hours of Sunday night and the lengthening hours of Monday morning. The hero was an old and feeble man and the stake the northeast quarter of section thirteen township nineteen, range twenty-one, and the old man won. The old man, George Rodney Wright; generally known as Judge Wright, from the fact that in the early seventies he held the position of judge of jMontgonicry County, His souri, came to Lethbridge about eigh. years ago with his nephew George Talbot, a well known rancher of the Little Dow country. After .living here a year or so he wen back on the ranch and in .190-Lhe HI cd on a homestead near Wolf Coulee it was not much good so. he threv it up. 13ut that has nothing to do witl the N.E. quarter of 13: 19: 21. A man named on tui quarter but at the end of three years the department cancelled it as he ha not fulfilled the homestead duties, having less than five acres broke and no other improvements. In th meantime the country had Filled .u rapidly. The flourishing little tow of Bovi-ville is only a mile away. Th quarter is valuable, twenty-five hunt drcd dollars being a low valuation as it is a choice piece .of land. But' he had lost it. He determined to make a last elTort to regain it, though several were after it, among them the hero of the story. The quarter was open for re-entry yesterday morning and the first man in the land oflicc would get it. The old judge, with his nephew, Geo. Tal- bot, and a young friend Jack, were early on the scene, getting across the river before the flood was at its height. Reynolds delayed his coming but with his friends got in late, Sun- day evening, having to cross the swollen river on a raft. Several oth- ers also were on deck. When he arrived at the Land Office door determined to camp for the night, he found the old judge and Jlr. Talb'ot there ahead of him. But in the course of the early night the city policeman with his "move on" orders hove in sight and ordered the party away. Reynolds from the dis- tance, saw his chance, went around the court house, jumped the fence and at half past eleven had the oflice door held by both hands. J. L. Manwar- ing, a local newspaper man, got in- terested in the game and assisted the pair to get Reynolds beguiled away, for it certainly was as wrong for one man to camp on Ihc land office steps as it -is for another and the police have their "move-on" orders. Exit Mr. Reynolds. TCntcr tho Judge and party, the judge enrobed in a fur coat ready to stand min or cold, moonlight or darkness to win that homestead. Very carl> in the morning, about "five o'clock the judge's pnrty reassembles anf the door more firmly, and slowly, o very slowly, the minutes puss, ;roken occasionally by the jests of he central party and the dozen oth- rs around the door on the same rrand. At last the key turns in the lock ind the "door swings open. The judge SUNDAY SPLINTERS HIS PULPIT Baseball Player Evangelist Exponuds Gospel He Would Bat Home Run Sharon, Pa., June Rev. Billy Sunday, the ex-professional haseball player, closed a series of re- vival meetings at the Tabernacle here on Sunday. He got so excited preen- ing to a large audience, and was so intent on leaving an impression on his converts after he left the city, that he pounded the hardwood .pulpit into splinters with his fiat. He pulled .off a large sliver of wood from the desk and beat the air with it to emphasize his remarks. He would grasp the stick like a batter facing the pitcher, measure the distance with his beat the air as if pounding out a three bagger. Fresh Own Make EVERY POUND GUARANTEED FRESH EGGS DAILY MILK, CREAM, BUTTERMILK Bottled or in Bulk Delivered any wboro, any time in town, North Ward included Phone 229 Dairy Produce Co. WANTED Teams or steam outfit, to break from 300 to 700 acres 5 miles south of Stir- ling. Apply L, B. Townsend, Stirling, Aitu. 150 HOUSE FOR SALE cash makes first payment on 8 roomed brick house in North Ward. Ualance a month without interest. Apply Box 1386. 145-tf FOR SALE Storey and half frame dwelling, new, with 25 ft lot, well located. House has all modern improvements and conveniences Terms Apply Box 669 Postoffice, Lethbridge. 46-0 Winchester automatic (self loading) 32 calibre rifle for sale. Practically new. No better rifle made. Price Call at Herald Oflice at 5 p.m. any day except Saturday. 46-6 Color, Flavor, Fragrance are the strong points of enters triumphantly followed bv his f f Many of his listeners were baseball 'Y-T 1 m no f H vtirrit i a YAvrwI retinue each receiving his numbered ticket from Mr. Reid. The old man declares he wants to file on 13: 19: 21 that ho is eighteen years of age and that ho did not pay Key-' nolds anything to get. him.to give up is claim. The declarations sworn hc ten dollars entry money and, fifteen dollars, the value of the break iug, were paid over, the receipt is I ostaled, several useless tickets hand- ed over by the disappointed claim- ants and the old Missouri judge walks out, the practical winner of a twen: hundred dollar homestead as a result of one all-night session on the land oflice steps. Kven though others wanted it, every man in the place, but one, was glad to see the indom- initable judge pull out, a winner. fans and they watched with intense interest to see the Reverend Billy land on an imaginary ball as he sought to drive home some particular player lagging on a base. It was tKe best bit of spiritual bat- ting ever seen in this section. GJARAKTBO faourmvPuRC As MANUFACTURED ON M tou. WANTED A LOAN of oa security worth Will pay 10 per cent. Box 358, Lethbridge. Reported That Canadian Road May Take Gould Terminal System Pittsburg, Pa.? June Grand Trunk' railroad is considering the idea of taking over the Wabash-Pitts- burg Terminal Railway as soon as it can be taken from the receivers. .It develops that forty-eight hours before the public auouncement of the receivership, officials of the Grand Trunk made a thorough inspection of this property in a special train fur- nished by orders of George J. Gould. It is understood that one of the party which made the inspection will go direct to London with his report. It is also said that the Grand Trunk will not touch the property unless access can be gained to the Atlantic seaboard from Pittsburg, something that the Goxilds failed to obtain. OREGON'S SENATOR Portland, June Cham- berlain (Dem.) is the choice of the people of- Oregon for the United States senatorship to succeed Charles W; .Fulton (Rep.) and a Republican legislature has been chosen, tc elect him. How large Chamberlain's .ma- jority over his opponent, George M. Cake (Rep.) is hard to say at this stage of the count, but from, the re- turns at hand it. is believed it will exceed and may be Cham- berlain's victory is more in the nature of a personal triumph. Oregon nor- mally is Republican and in 1904 Roosevelt's plurality was Chamberlain has twice been elected governor of the state. RAM LAL'S PURE TEA It's RICH, OLEAK FRAGRANCE and DE- LICIOUS -FLAVOR have made it hosts of friends. Are YOU one vet? FOR SALE Delivered in Lethbridge, one or more tans of good potatoes, J13.00 per ion. Apply Phipps, Cardgton. 48-6 COOK First class woman cook wants work in hotel in small town. Address Box 1377, Lethbridge, Alia. 436 !S OF ULATIONt Coal mining rifhu of the Dontaioo in lUaitobA, BufcAiehftWftn, Yukon Territory, the North-West Territories aod British Colmoou, be leased tar a term oi years at an annual natal of an acre. Kci more than acres will be leased to one applicant. Application lor a lease mast bt made to the Afeni or Sub-Aftot ol the district in which the rifhU plied for are situated. In surveyed territory the land must be described by sections, or U gal of sections, and isv unsurveyed territory the tract appli- ed lor shall be staked out. Each application must be accom- panied by a fee of 9ft, which will refunded if the rights applied lor art uot available but not otherwise. A shall be paid on the mer- chantable output of the .fline at ths rate of five cents per ton. Every Iwsee ol coal mining rifhta which are not being operated shall furnish the district Agent ol Domin- ion Lauds with a sworn statement to that effect at least once in each year. The lease will include the coal mining rights only, but the lesee may be permitted to purchase whatever available surface rights may be con- sidered necessary for the working ol the mine at the rate of an acre. For full information application should be made to the Secretary of ihe Department of the Interior, Ot- tawa, or any Agent or Bub-Agent ol Dominion Lands. W. W. CORY. Deputy Minister of the Interior. publication of liia advertisement will not be paid or. FOR SALE A brick house and two lots on Ford St. for sale. Apply to Steve Dorchak, 121 Ford St. 51-3 IT IS PURE! OUR LETTER BOX. ladies' Tailoring fe) Parents Ladies' Tailored Garments made to Order and Measure Suits, Skirts, Insses, Jackets, Cots, Ihtiiij hbits and Furs Liiteet Styles, Correct Kittiiifi, Material, New and. Exclusive Dwifvus No Two Garments Made Alike. Unsur- passed Workmanship. Low Prices Weekly or Monthly Payments II you wish to be stylishly and cor- rectly gowiie MR Unfitting Co, write to 305 Fort Street Man. FIRE ALARM BOXES Where They Are to Found in City The fire alarm boxes have been plac- d as follows: DISTRICT NO. 1 Albert R. I. Co. Stores. Fire Hall, Ford street. Lethbridge Iron works. Lethbridge Brewery. Hudson's Bay Co. 12 A. K. Neidig's res., Wood St. 13 Gait Hospital 14 Oliver's Mill. 25 Ellison Miling Co. DISTRICT NO. 2 16 Chinook Club. 17 W. Henderson's, London Road. 18 Central School. 19 G. Johnston's, Duffcrin St. 23 Convent. DISTRICT NO. 3 24 R. E. Sherlock's, Bompas St. 25 Ellison Milling Co. 27 Cor. Bartlott and Courtland. DISTRICT NO. 4 26 North Ward School. (The Hermld is not responsible for the sentiments expressed in this col- umn. All correspondence must be accompanied by the writer's name otherwise publication will be refused. WANTS. THE FIGURES Editor Herald, City. notice that, in last Satur- day's paper your Labor Editor states that "I figure in this city that the cost of living .has increased 50 per cent, during the last ten months." I would be much interested, and think that others would be, in seeing how he figures out this remarkable statement, and hope that you will be able to favor us with the figures. Yours, HARD-UP... A NEW C. P. R. LINE Calgary, June gentleman who arrived in the city yesterday from the Rosebud district informed the Al- bertan that a C. P. K. survey party in charge of Engineer Sharp, are camped on the Ro.sfbud at the cross ing of the Kneehil! trail, about fortj miles from Tilley "n the main line to. a point on the C. and E. road a or near Crosstiekl, a distance of abou '200 miles. The m-v road will nu right through the middle of tho C P. R. irrigation district and will opei up for settlement n very fine tract o country. DRAIN THE STREETS Ring Up 108 When y.ni want DRAYING STREET GRADING NOTICE Lawn mowers sharpened. Knives ground. Furniture repaired. Electric bells hung and repaired. All work called for and delivered. Satisfaction guaranteed. Drop us a card. Magee Lamb, Adams' Boarding House. 51-6 SEALED BIDS will be received by ie City of Lethbridge at the office of he City Engineer, until 12 o'clock loon, June 23rd, 1908, for the grading f certain streets amounting to ap- proximately cubic yards. A certified cheque for the sum of One Thousand Dollars pay- able to the Secretary-Treasurer of the City of Lethbridge, must accompany each proposal as a guarantee thai the successful bidder will within six days .ifter tho awarding of the work enter into a contract with the City. Satisfactory bonds will be required for the faithful execution of the con- tract. Plans and specifications may be seen at the office of the City Engineer. No bid necessarily accepted. C. M. ARNOLD, City Engineer. Loth bridge, Alberta, .Tune 9, 1908. 151 12 STRAYED Into Palace Livery Stable, Ford St., on Monday morning, one black geld- iug 3 years old, roach mane, long tail, weight about 950 Ibs., jet black, owner can have same by paying expenses. 1516 APPLICATIONS FOR CARETAKER Applications will be received by the undersigned up to 6 p.m. on Friday the 19th June 1908 for the position of caretaker for the Central and Kinder- garten Schools. Salary fSO.OO per m.onth. C. B. BOWMAN, Secretary- TENDERS WANTED CEMENT SIDEWALKS SEALED TENDERS will be received by the undersigned until 6 o'clock Wednesday, June 10, for the erection of a brick store and office building at Lethbridge, Province of Alberta, for G. J. Bryan Co., of Calgary. The lowest or any tender not neces- sarily accepted. Accompanying each SYNOPSIS OF CANADIAN NORTH- WEST HOMESTEAD REGU- Any even numbered section of Do- minion lands in Manitoba, Saskatch- ewan and Alberta, excepting 3 and 26, not reserved, muy be homeatead- c.d by any person who is the sole head a "family, or any male over 18 years uf age, to..the extent of one-quarter iection of 160 >crea more or leas. Application for entry must be made in person by the applicant at a Do- minion Lands Agency or Sub-Agency for the district in which the land is situate. Entry by proxy may, how over be made at an Agency on certain conditions by the. father, mother, son, daughter, brother or sinter of an in- tending homesteader. The homesteader is required to per- form the homestead duties under one of the following plans: (1) At least six months' residence upon and cultivation of the land in year for three years. (2) A homesteader may, if he so desires, perform the required resi- dence duties by living on fanning land owned solely hy him, not loss chan eighty (80) acies in extent, ia the vicinity of his homestead. Joint ownership of land will not meet this requirement. (3) If the father (or mother, if the father is deceased) 'of a homesteader has permanent residence on farming land owned solely by him, not less than eighty (80) seres in extent, in Carpet Squares and Rugs All of them. If you pass this stove by for thete then you will have regrets. We hare an immcnae range and selling for cash means big valnes. Turpin Furniture Co. COMPLETE HOUSE FURNISHEtS Editor of the Herald: is suggested by tv resident of Lethbridgc Rho has had conversation with a good many of our visitors (luring t.hc pnst week that some ac- tion ought to be taken to imxovu the drainage system of the city, us the present condition creates copjiUl- crable unfavorable comment from outsiders. For instance, a visitor to the city tho past two or three could readily see that we were having good heavy ruins, but they say ilv. surely do not expect heavy- rains or more preparation would be made for taking care of the water so that it not stand in puddles n the streets and run into cellars. NTow, with the position of the city, o high above the river level, it ap- to them that the city hns cv- ry advantage for the best kind of drainage, and in order to prevent un-j avorable comment and avoid the drawing of such wrong conclusions the part of strangers it does seem that the matter should be taken in hand and properly worked out. Not only that, but surely there arc few citrons of the city take much pleasure in wading around in the mud when they consider it should not be necessary. Yours, etc., A New Comer. Done promptly and satisfactorily JOHN BRODIE Coal, Ice and DRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral TELEPHONE S3 SBALED BIDS wilt be received by the City of Lethbridge at the oflice of the Oily Engineer until 12 o'clock noon Tuesday, June 23ni, 1D08, for the construction of approximately 000 square yards of Cement Sidewalks anil Liiual feet of curb and gutter. A certified cheque for the sum of one thousand live hundred doll.irs payable to the Secretary- rrcasnriT of the City of Letbbrdge accompany each proposal as a guarantee that the successful bidder will within six days after awarding of the work enter into a contract with tht- City. Satisfactory bonds will be required for the faitliful execution of the con- tract. Plans and specifications may bo sci-n nt the office of City Engineer. No bid M( accepted. C. M. ARNOLD, City Engineer. AHft., June 9thr 1903. 151-12 tender must be a marked cheque for 5 per cer.i. of the proposed amount of contract. Plans and specifications may be seen at my oflice, Room fl, Whitney Block. 4G-8 F. B. ROLFSON, Architect. R Eipht Socialists wero arrested at Toronto for creating a disturbance by blockinp tho ftrocts whiro prepar- to hold political meetings. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF ALBERTA Lethbridge Judicial District BETWEEN THE COLONIAL INVESTMENT and LOAN COMPANY Plaintiffs AND LAWRENCE N. McEWEN Administrator of the Estate of Minnie C. McEwen, deceased, and Charles F. P. Conybeare and Benjamin Mor- ton Jonos. Defendants the vicinity of the homestead, or up- on a homestead entered for by him in the Ticinity, ?uch homesteader may perform his own residence duties by living with the father (or (4) The term "vicinity" in the two preceediug paragraphs is defined as meaning not more than nine miles in direct line, exclusive of the width of road allowances" crossed in the measurement. (5) A homesteader intending to perform his residence duties in ac- cordance with the above while living parents or on farming land own- ed by himself must notify the Agent for the district of such intention. Six months' notice in writing must be given to the Commissioner of Do- minion Lands at Ottawa, of intention to apply for patent. W. W. CORY. Deputy of the Minister of the Interior. publication ol Ibis advertisement will not be paid for. Mr. Billie Sharratt Ventriloquist and Mimic At liberty for Smoking Concerts Parties, etc. Ventritoqamn tough OF CANADA Prof ts Excct With 00 Branches from Fort William to Vancouver, the Union Pank of Canada covers the West more _____ tho rot: ghly than does any other Bank. Every modem Banking facility offered to Farmers, Ranchers, Grain and Cattle Dealers and Merchants. Collections made. Money transmitted to any part of the world. r Savings Department established at every Branch. tl.OO starts aji account Interest at highest current rate paid quarterly LETHBRIDGE BRANCH: J. R. Anderson, Manafer. TO BE SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION, to the highest bidder ON MONDAY, JUNE 15TH Ht the hour of twelve o'clock noon by undersigned, at his oflice in the City or Lethbridge, pursuant to the order of His Honor Judge Mitch- ell. Acting Local Judge of the Su- preme Court, made herein ihe iith lay of May, the lands and premises described as Lots 12, 13 and I in Block 53.on a plan of Lethbridge of record in the Land Titles Offices for the South Alberta Land Registra lion District as No. 723 D. per cent, at time of sale, balance within days there- after. Further terms conditions of such sale may be seen nt the office of L. M. Johnstone, Solicitor, Leth- bridge, Alberta, or at the office in Lethbridge of the undersigned. DATED May 2Ist, 1906. M. YOUNG Sheriff, 151- Lethbridge Judicial District -1 12-1 First-class Gafe IK TIKI Mm DHHK Short Order letween Meals CARROLL DOYLE lew Good accommodation for the travelling public. JOHN WHITESEL, Proprietor Fint-claM Livery in con- nection ;