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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 10, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Mil A WEDNESDAY o. 13. Walker will erect a frame ling on BartlQtt St. valued las. Beid of Bow Island, formerly line C.P.R. yard cilice staff here, In the city for a day or two. lev. A. M. Gordon has gone to uipeg to attend the General As- Ibly of the Presbyterian Church of lonight at the Bijou Theatre Frank Jewell and Frank Mnodonald, the wrestlers, will pull off match. It will certainly be a returned last .night Frank and was ac- great struggle and no doubt many of iba admirers of Maxwell as wrestler and physical director will turn out to see him have a go with the Ore- gonian champion who also has a lot of friends iu the city. The bout will take place about ten o'clock after the Bijou performance. Bruce L. Robinson of Calgary, well known by Alberta baseball fans of Western Canada Baseball Association is in the city today. As he talked o the Herald in a pouring rain, he remarked that it was a good thing expensive professional pay during this is hopeful, how- The Canadian Bridge Co. has com plcted the unloading bridge and the JiiCiMCOi a vieit to .panied by her sister and neice. and Miss Martin. H. Gilmour formerly of the Jtk of Commerce here and later of lisfail, is now on the staff, at Cran lok, B.C. Irs. C. V. Bennett left last nigh Lumsden, Sask., where she wi It her mother for a couple o liths. Mr. Bennett went as far a I Hat. fcsterday, with the use of a few Is of cinders, a crossing was made JDufferin St. across Round. Frank IWaddington interviewed the coun saw the need of such a move larlie Freeman, son of M. Free reports that the stables on his were carriec flood. Some :here were no baseball teams -ainy season, ever, that professional ball will be revived in a year or two but thinks work of unloading the steel for tho bridge has commenced. Fred Killop expects to leave for the Isle of Man tonight. Mr. Kil- lop will in all probability return to 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 rnence his new duties on Monday. F. E. Mason took a party to Gras- sy Lake on Wednesday last. Among them the party bought three sec- tions. They all came expecting to find Alberta a dry country but re- do their spring training at home, thus saving the big expense of train- ing abroad. A. Cameron, of Medicine Hat, fch at St. Mary's yesterday by the also was floated oil. 3t night Corp. Wade nabbed two s who were stealing a ride on I west bound passenger train. They jiven a month each- this morn- by Inspector West. Two others away. Link, the homestead inspec- has been all over his district re- Jly and everywhere he found the In looking magnificent. The crop Ipects he says were never better history of the country, brp. Phillips and Constable Phil- Is of the R.N.W.M.P. force left for f lonton this morning in charge of lime Tourville (Frencn Joe) and 1 W. Holmes, who were sentenced WflS in fKo T o u, O- rence on Tuesday. Mr. Cameron was the first superintendent of the Crow's Nest line after its construction. Six or seven years ago he' was forced to turned with a different opinion, p i-ing their trip over the land they found that it does rain here .and rain hard. A man Ported condition named to be this Barnes in a morning is re- serious as a night in KOg- ers- Cunningham's lumber yard, and of having an abundance of moisture inside and out. This time the ex- ternal application may be the resign the position on account of hisserious and lasting in its effects-. Dominion Exhibition CALGARY, ALBERTA JOnc 29th to July 9th, 1908 in Prizes expended in !NTew Buildings Improvements in Purses StrobePs Ship, The Novellos Great Trained Animal Show, and other high-class attractions 9Tst Highlander's Band Iowa State Band Rough Hiding by real Cow Boys Indian, Squaw and Travois Races Reduced Fares from all points in Canada. Your opportunity to see the great West for frt E. L. RICHARDSON, Manager "THE STORE OF QUALITY.' health. Recently he has greatly im- J- who has charge of proved and while not his old self yet, tne Mason Land steam plough- is improving rapidly. He has re-en- outfit on their land at 'Grassy tered the- C.P.R. service at Medicine i Lake, came up to" the city .yesterday Hat. Not having seen Lethbridge for j Doming. He reports that the outfit so many years Mr. Cameron. breaking 30 acres a day and that JUDGE MADE HIS CLAIM FIRST somewhat at a loss to locate himself, m the place, everything being so they will start another engine disc- ing the fore part of next week. It changed. He considers this city tolis their intention to get the land in be just about the best 'there is. FRIDAY It is estimated that oaked to a depth of two feet, The Indians have, it handed down by tradition that the country is vis- ted by a flood every fifty years. Mrs. J. T. Whitney oi Kingston, Cat., is in the city visiting her sou Ben Whitney and other relatives. Joe Peske has severed his connec- ion with the W. D. Whitney livery, He will join the ranks of the bene- icts an a short time. Dr. 0. D. Weeks and T. J. Brown- Saturday by Justice Scott to se- Hand five years respectively in the tentiary. Isterdav a Medicine Hat butcher led Bell and his son were commit- trial by Insp. Parker on a of cattle stealing. They were fht some time ago with a suppos- stolen steer in their slaughter The police arrested them be- they killed the animal. ly the ninth will be a big day in. bridge if the plans of the School rd carry out successfully. On day the Grand Lodge of Free 3ns of Alberta will lay the cor of the new central school expected that almost all the of of the grand lodge will be pre- and well and truly lay the cor Istone with all the impressive ps and ceremony of the Masonic I is morning Edras J. Gardiner was litted for trial by Inspector West charge of defacing the brand steer belonging to the Conrad e Cattle Co. W. C. Ives is pro- ting for the Circle Co., and .C.F. is is representing the accused, iner is the man who was ac- ed and discharged by Justice when Ed. W. Holmes was guilty of stealing a heifer from fcame company. THURSDAY [e customs receipts at Lethbridge -lay were somewhat less last year. I P. Fletcher, of Cowley, was in last night on his way to Lake City. M. McLorie of Victoria, B. C., the city looking after business the Mount Eoyal Milling and ufacturing Co., of that city. j rigg of Cardston, are ia the city and from present weather appearances are likely to stay a while. The team owned by the Iron Works were employed a short time this morning in moving a family on the river bottom to a higher A horse of the Good Co.'s delivery waggon dropped into a sunken sewer srunk on Dufferin St. this and was with, difficulty dug out. An English traveller, in the city today, has with him a card given nim by "C. Angel Evans, C. E., of Medicine Hat who s well known in this city. Instead of receiving tomorrow ev- ening as intended, Mrs. C. F. P. Co-, nybeare, of "Riverview" will receive on Tuesday .evening for the last time this season. 'first class condition for fall wheat. M. Boland "guessed" he got the land is drunk yesterday. At any rate- h found himself before Magistrate Hum phries'this morning. He couldn' give an account of himself and ap parently regretted it. At any rat he knows he is minus a hat, coa and cash. He was seen on th street last night hatless arid coatless and again in that condition search mg for the missing articles. He claims" he gave the money to some one at one-of the hotels. It seems hard for some fellows 'to learn that a coat, hat and in cash is price to pay for a light head. TUESDAY Twelve new postoffices were opened m the Edmonton postal division the month of June. Mate Mofiatt has returned to the city from Cranbrook and taken a po- man, of Winnipeg, Order of Elks will at an early date, through the West. Today we heard of the Canadian visit Lethbridge He is on a tour of a man in one of the northern States who declared he wouldn't buy land in Alberta be- cause it was so dry. Being persuad- ed to take a trip to our province this spring he wouldn't buy because it is so wet. W. J. Kirby, well known in base- 'all circles, has retired from the ser- ice of the Dominion Express Co. at Jalgary. The company wanted to nove him to the Coast hut hft nr-p- erred to remain in Calgary and will o into other business there. Cazier Bros. Construction Company of Cardston sition in Ott's barber shop. Mrs. R. Sage has received word of the serious illness of her daughter, Mrs. McLean at Fort Saskatchewan. Premier Rutherford, of Alberta, is putting up a summer cottage on Tun- nel mountain drive at Crag s.Jiu. Canyon. Fassburg has been made a post of- fice and W. Kerr, the general merch ant has been appointed postmaster Trains do not stop b'ut mails 'are ex- changed by means of equipment for catching the mail sacks by the trains The marriage of Mr. Charles Rich- ard Matthews of Lethbridge, to Miss Marguerite Marie Van Hecke, also of this city will take place at St. Aug- ustin's Church on the last Sunday in this month. H. E. Miebach, proprietor of Windsor is br'lding. a cinder sidewalk Lively Scramble for Home- steads at the Land Office The pages. of romance nor the re- Cords of the land rushes of America can give no more interesting incident than one that transpired in the 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 WrTght, generally known as Judge Wright, from the fact that in the early seventies he held the position of judge of Montgomery County, Mis- souri, came to Lethbridge about eight vears ago with his nephew George Talbot, a well known rancher of the Little Bow country. ticket from Mr. Reid. The old man declares he wants to file on 13: 19: 21 rswears that he is eighteen years of age and that he did not pay Rey- nolds anything to get him to'give up his claim.. The declarations sworn the ten dollars entry money and fifteen dollars, the value of the break ing, were paid over, the receipt is postaled, several useless tickets hand- ed over by the disappointed claim- ants and the old Missouri judge walks out, the practical winner of a twen- ty-five hundred dollar homestead as a result of one all-night session on land office steps. Even though other wanted it, every man in the place but one, was glad to see the indom initable judge pull out, a winner. SEED! SEED! FOR GARDEN FIELD Select what you want early and don't be disappointed. We have Steele Briggs, D. AL Ferry Co., and McKenzie's Manitoba Grown Nelson Froser PHONE 21 LETHBRIDGE GRAND TRUNK TO PITTSBURG ere year or After so he went Reported That Canadian Road May Take Gould Terminal System Pittsburg, Pa., Juae The Grand Trunk railroad is considering the idea of taking over the Wabash-Pitts- burg Terminal Eailway as soon as -it can be taken from the receivers. It develops that forty-eight hours before the public anouncement 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 reached the city Maple Creek at noon today. The company consists of 100 horses and 75 men. They have a contract for five miles of grading, starting three miles from the river. This section is the most difficult to grade between! here and Macleod. Mr. Cazier ex-. isenger traffic is heavy these jPccts to be. engaged ,all summer on This morning over one hundred jthe contract. He reports that there ngers went south on the Great jllas been little rain at Maple Creek. train. Thirty of these company lost half a day only on eekers in the 0. W. Kerr party, (account of the weather. Cazier Bros. built thc Milk River Canal for the A. R. I. SATURDAY Geo. Wells and neice, Miss aid, left for Devil's Lake, N.I day. Frank G. Waddington is moving from Argyle Ai'enue into Aid. Cun- jningham's house on Fofcd St. j H. Veldhius has purchased a half section adjoining the new townsite ueLueeit here and Juacieod. 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 7 tormer-ja ffOod timc ]aat nnd thouffht. across the road from his hotel so ;hat pedestrians can cross to witness the" unloading of the steel for the bridge. Mr. Andrew Underwood and two :hildren, of Lethbridge Alta., are vi- iting with his brother, Mr. Thomas Underwood, Arkwright. It is nine back on the ranch and in 1904 he fil- ?d on a homestead near Wolf Coulee. It was not much good so he threw j iG witti MB report. it up. is aiso said that the Grand Trunk But that has nothing to do with Wl11 not the N.E. quarter of 13: 19: 2l, A man named Reynolds filed on this quarter but at the end of- three years, the department cancelled it as he had THE O. W. KERR GO. SOUTHARD BLOCK Rooms II and 12 Make Good to the Purchaser Have the best of Lands Sell oo Liberal Terms Make Some Sales oo Crop Paynent Buy in Large Tracts at Low Sell Anything from 160 Acres op Lands around Warner, Milk Eiver, Stirling, Raymond, Kagrath, Lethbridge and Canton Headquarters for Best Spring and Winter Wheat Lands touch the property unless access can be gained to the Atlantic seaboard from Pittsburg, something that the Goulds failed to obtain-. IE. YOU WISH TO .BUT ..WINTER WHEAT LANDS.. HATCH GOONS The choicest lands in all parts of the Lethbridge District. HATCH COONS, Oliver Block, Lethbridge not fulfilled the homestead duties, having less than five acres broken and no other improvements.-. In the meantime the country had filled up. rapidly. The flourishing little town of Bowville is only a mile away. The quarter is valuable, twenty-five hund- dred dollars being a low valuation, as it is a choice piece of land. But he had lost it. He determined make a last effort to regain it, B. R. Henderson, of Edmonton, provincial weed inspector, is in ity today, having come to con- rith W. H. Fairfield and others nnection with thc weed inspec- ts this point. Plenry Chase of Moncton has thc police to investigate a re- that her husband, who went West years ago. and from whom she lot hetird for two years, is nsrain led at Lethbridge, Alta. An ef- ts being made to locate ohn, N. B. Sun, nes Thompson of Warner and McDon- Thurs teen years since he left Arran 101 the Leader. C. F. Smith of Regina, visited his father-in-law, A. H. McKeown, for few days and accompanied him to the commercial travellers' meeting in Calgary. He reports crop prospects exceedingly good in Saskatchewan. W. A. Martin of the P. Burns Com- pany has been promoted to the posi- tion of manager for the Pass district to succeed Mr. Mercer who goes out buying. Mr. Martin is succeeded as accountant at Frank by W. J. Meagher from the Calgary office. An exceedingly pleasant nuptial ev- ent took place at Blairmorc last Mon day when Miss Bessie Baird became the bride of Walter Fisher. The young people, both of Frank, were married at the Alberta Hotel in the afternoon by the Rev. T. M. Murray of The Trusts and Guarantee though several others were after it, among them the hero of the story. The quarter -was open for re-entry -esterday morning and the first man n the land office 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 and OPTIMIST SUNDAY IN JERSEY New York, June opti- mism was preached from a hundred pulpits in Newark, its environs and the Oranges last Sunday. It was Op- timist Sunday and the philosophy of making the best of and best in everything was seeing the exponuded by ministers of all creeds and denom- inations. The sermons were by members of ny, Limited, as public administrator night, he found thc old judge Mr. 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 aarty away. Reynolds from the dis- tance, saw his chance, went around thc court house, jumped the fence and at half past eleven had the office door by both hands. J. L. Manwar- ng, a local newspaper man, got in- terested in the game and assisted thc to get Reynolds botruiled away. Compa- for it certainlv was as for the Optimist Club of New Jersey, the newly incorporated "smile" organiza- tion which has been taken so serious- ly in New Jersey that the most prom- inent business, profession, religious and financial men in the State have joined in the movement to drive pes- simism from business and society. Among them are United States Sena- tors Briggs and Kean, G-ov. Fort and managers and owners of nearly all the big department stores and man- ufactories. The club has the sanction of Bishop O'Connor of the Roman Catholic diocese of Newark, Bishop Lines of the Episcopal diocese of New- ark and other church leaders. When a trust company is appointed executor or administrator the estate always receives efficient administration and this is one of the reasons why it is necessary to have trust companies They offer continuity of service, and although possessing many other advantages over an individual in this position of trust, the com- pensation allowed them is no greater. THE TRUSTS AND GUARANTEE COMPANY, LTD. (Head Office, Toronto.) Capital: Subscribed, Paid Up and Reserve, Public Administrator for Calgary, Macleod Lethbridge and Wetaskiwin Judicial Districts. Official Assignee for Lethbridge and Macleod Judicial Districts. Advisory Board for Alberta D. W. Marsh, Esq., William Pearce, Esq., P. Turner Bone, Esq. 711 First Street, West, Calgary. A. G. ROSS, Manager. Lethbridge Markets 3. 1 Northern __ 2 Northern 3 Northern -1- Northern 1 Alberta Red '2 Alberta Red Alberta Red New Dayton Hotel Good accommodation for the travelling public. JOKNT WHITESEL, Proprietor First-class Livery in con- nection WINNIPEG WHEAT MARKET of Warner wo W. E. and >mposing tho firm Of Thompson'it was worth and morn- general merchants, of were in the city yesterda; iL BeHliaus has bought E of 9 ng up the affairs connected with 10-23, near Monarch., one of the nev ale of their business in Warne towns on the Cut-off, paying a gooo figure for it. Xo. onc to camp on the land office! No. 2 AYhite ior the Calgary Judicial .District has steps as been appointed Administrator for the 'police estate or the late A. Mr. thc Judqe pbnes 01 Gletchcn. who died recently an in Holy Cross hospital, Calgary. The in it is for have their and the Oats orders. 'Barlov had no relatives in the pro- vince but had a number of brothers A. Jochcm, a recent a rou do not need to go bursty when you can drink GRAPE JUICE No -water needed 7e also have LIME JUICE )c bottle in case you have little water to spare. J. Johnston Prescription Druggist QUALITY to mail your, cousins across the sea one or more of our many suitable articles for mailing to distant friends such as LETHBBIDGE SOUVENIR BOOK- LETS, PHOTO POST CARDS OF LETHBRIDGE AND VICINITY. TUCK'S FINE ART CALENDARS :VORY AND EMBOSSED CHRIST- CARDS BURNT LEATHER SOUVENIRS.- J. D. Higinbotham Co. LIMITED j 7 and Dispensing Chemisto and sisters in Eastern Canada and in England. Jerry Moynihan, driver for the Wes tern Transfer Co., while unloading scnio empty boxes atRochon's ves- party, the judge enrobed a fur coat ready 10 stand rain or cold, moonlight or darkness, t-o win that, homestead. Very early in the morning, about five o'clock, the judge's party reassembles- and, patiently awaits until tho hour of! nine, Talbot on cr.e side. Manwaringi Live .on the other, and find .Jack (Dressed terday, ieU off the wagon and serious the rear. In his grip ho has a ten' iv injured himself by alighting on the spot for his entrv of the self-same corner 01 a box. He was removed to homestead should there b, anvthln- the Gait Hospital Today he is im- wrong with the judge's H proving though hc still suffers a great deal will get for his old Mr. Roy- it and then throw it up friend's sake, if need be. J. Bradbeer and Co. are taking ov-! no'ds is in the rear. grocery business Of Messrs. At 8.'15 enter chief clerk J. A. -R0id The his bulky form and solemn words, old "There is no rush gentlemen, the cr the Nelson Fraser on July 1st. business will be conducted at th stand until September 1st, when the stock will be u-.ovcd to the new Staf- Steers i Cows JLive Dressed i Dairy Creamery Eggs per bus....... per bus....... per bus........ per ,b. per lb. per cwt per cwt. V. -v J. 2 12 per lb 30 per lb 33 per doz 25 Winnipeg, June break of al- most three cents occurred in Winni- peg wheat yesterday and was the oc- casion of much spirited trading. June wheat opened at yesterday's closing price.. 1-2 and immediately drop- pod one cent. From that a fluctua- tion was noticeable toward higher prices, liLiL lui.1 Vvas but temporary and a steady decline followed till the j closing price of was reached.' Chicago. Minneapolis and American markets .generally fell away to t same extent. Perfection Fanning Mills all noxious oats, barley, Guaranteed to remove weeds from wheat and flax, grass seed, etc. H. FOWLER CO. L-ETHBRIDGE, WANTED Position as lady's companion on ranch. Apply Bos E., Herald Office. 27-0 LOST bay horse, weight branded S on left shoulder., star on forehead and part of upper lip white, with a halter on, lost about twe weeks on Northwest quarter of Section 21-12-23. A reward of John Laine, Elinor, Alta. 32-4 THE WEATHER and shoe ord and Messrs. Nelson Gow will conduct a boot and Business in the old stand. Mr. Brad- leer is well known, in thc city as a capable and energetic young man. Ho understands the business thoroughly and no doubt will make a success of iis venture. Hc at one time was em loyed in the store he is to manage xnd since he has been travelling for the Jobbing Co. doors will not be open for fifteen forbidding the intended rush. Tho men grips the handle of the door more firmly, and slowly, so very slowly, the minutes pass, broken occasionally by the jests of the central party nnd the dozen oth- ers around thc door on the same errand. At last the key turns in thc lock and thc door swings open. The judge enters triumphantly by his retinue each receiving his numbered Potatoes per I'P'and per ton Blue Joint per ton Hides: Green or frozen pirr lb. Dry flint skins per lb. Cured hides per lb. Rendered No. 1 No. 2 cw 90; 2J to 3 7 to 3 to 3} FOR THE PAST WEEK Mnx. Min. 3 65 35 61 -J9 4-9 4 G LOST Lost, near Little Bow River, one uckskin pony, branded LS right shoulder and reversed F over T ULL left shoulder. Reward Address J. Silcox, Brooks Station, Alta. 31-1 HORSES FOR SALE ONE HUNDRED EEAD C" HORSES from 900 to 1200 Ibs. Ap- ply to Mrs. John Graham, Sundial, Little Bow, Alta. 31.4 WANTED Teams or steam outfit, to break from 300 to 700 acres 5 miles south of Stir- ling. Apply L. E. Townsend, Alta. 150 Dr. Watson, government, veterinary at tho. quarantine station drove ac- ross the traffic bridge yesterday in spite of the flood. It required a good doal of nerve and horsemanship to ac- complish the feat. W ALBERTA REALTY Co j Good Farms for Sale on crop payments, well located Improved Farm, all in crop, near Leth- I bridge I I ;