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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 28, 1906, Lethbridge, Alberta TKe Lethbridge Herald VOLUME 1 LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA. THURSDAY, JUNE 28. 1000. NUMBER 34 Go to the Hudson's Bay Stores for Rubber Boots and Slickers THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE raid-up Capital, $10,000,000. Reterve Fund, $4,500,000 HEAD OFFICE. TORONTO t. E. WALKER, General Manager_ALEX. LAIRD, Ami. Caa'l Manager BRANCHES THROUGHOUT CANADA, AND IN THE UNITED STATES AND ENGLAND A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED FARMERS' BANKING Every facility afforded Farmers for their banking business. Sales Notes cashed or taken for collection. BANKING BY MAIL.- Deposits may be made or withdrawn by mail. Out-of-town accounts receive every attention. BRANCHES IN ALBERTA Uaw�(l on deposit* current >ale� Lethbridge Branch - a.L�EVE A WONDER New CP. R. Bridge To Be Built Here GIVEN PROMINENCE IN WINNIPEG Described as one of the Wonders of the World. W. HENDRIE DEAD A Leading Citizen of * Hamilton. TODAY'S LIVE NEWS DESPATCHES Ayleswtrth and Borden Nad a Tilt in the Commons. A SQUARE DEAL FOR EVERY MAN A SQUARE DEAL FOR EVERYMAN I'lio Eethbridge preBS for several weeks back, nave been telling about (lie decision of the C. P. R. to erect a big bridge at this point but the Winnipeg Free Press only got next'' lo ill is i tii|x>rtant news item tile other day but it made a bit; spread about it nevertheless, uder tlit* heading, "One of the Wonders of tlie World" tlie Winnipeg daily says: It is believed to hit ve been practically decided by the Canadian Pacific railway to enter at once upon the construction of a steel bridge which will be one of the wonders of the world. Second Vice-Preai-ent. William W hyte, af theC. P. {. is at present in Montreal conferring with President Sir Thomas Shaughnessy regarding the enterprise, and it is understood that the ecisioii haslteen virtually reached lo go on with the work during the present season The new bridge will be about one mile in length and will be 300 feet in height. As compared with other bridges of the world, the Brooklyn bridge is not longer, and is not more than one-half as high. The well known bridge of the Tyne in England, built by Kobert Stephenson fifty years ago, is about one-mlf as high and one-half as long as the one proposed to be built by the C. P. K. The new steel structure of the Canadian Pacific will span the Belly river at Lethbridge. Alberta, The purpose of the company in building it is te gone on with iiumcdi-ilely. ami the iron girders will In hung during the season of lyoT As a result of the building of the m w structure the track of the coin|iauy will be diverted to the north side of the Belly river. The work of track diversion in the country U-tweeu Macleod ami Leth bridge is similar to that which has been carried out by the company at various points in the west, as at Broadview, awl between this city and Korl William at several places The plan of tin* new structure is to construct a double bridge, tht railway bridge being above, with a traffic bridge lielow, as the case of Stephenson's bridge over the Tyue It is believed that there is no doubt regarding the adoption of this plan. The cost of the new bridge will be lietween $500,000 and 81.000,000. Hamilton- William Mendrie, nestor of the Canadiaun turf, died ut his resilience here after several mouth's illness. Ottawa-The discussion of the Lord's Day bill yesterday produced a tilt between Ayleswortli and Borden. A clause passed providing that American papers or magazines must not be brought into Canada for sale on the Lord's Day. Prince Albert Several capitalists nre in the city with a view to securing a franchise for an electric street railway. The application may be turned down in favor of ivic ownership. MEET IN LETHBRIDGE Synod Accepted Invitation From Local Church. The Synod of the diocese of Calgary at its meeting in Calgary last week, decided to hold it nexl meeting in Lethbridge. |{ev. .1. S. Chi vers and C. V. I Conybeare, K. C. were elected delegates lo the Provincial Synod Mr. Conybeare was also elected delegate to the Dominion Synot and a member of the board of man agemeut of the missionary society Kev. Mi. Chi vers was placed on the standing committee on temper ance. One of the resolutions adopted by the Synod was as follows: (71 The question of religious ethical ion is before the house but we desire to place on record our belief that our children are entitled to receive religious instruction in the schools they attend as fully and freely as those of any other denominations anil that steps should be taken to secure the absolute right to such education either in se|)ernte or public schools and we ltelieve that a strong committee should be appointed with (he Bishop as chairman to take all necessary steps including attending the legislative assembly and the government for the purpose of urging our claim. DOMINION i DAY New York - Kva Booth comnian-ant of the Salvation Army in the 'nited States is seriously ill. Montreal- I it form ition to hand cads to belief that the South African legislature is about to grant substantial preference in its tariff to Canada. Several articles manufactured in Canada are to be placed on free list and rebate granted on others. St. Catharines Fruit crop in the Niagara Peuisula is in first-rate condition and growers look foi record crop. ('arditl^Severe earthquake in South Wales shook houses, brought own chimneys and created panic. Also felt at Bristol and other western coast points in England. (Juebec McDonald and 0, to be cleared at.... $H.;13 A. word to the wise is sufficient. The largest wool clip in Montana that of .1. U. Long �! Co., of Ureal Falls, estimated at l,"25i),0(JO lbs., was sold to F. U. Peter, representing a Boston tirin. It is reported the price was 2.*� cents a pound. company is received. The following motion was mov ed by Aid. Oliver and .MeClure: That this council eoiisiders tin imposition submitted by the El ison Co. to be favorable to tin city of Lethbridge. ami agrees to submit a by-law to the ratepayer* granting them exemption from all municipal taxes for a period of tiftueu years and a future perioi of f� years if the rapacity'of tin mill' within 5 years reaches i>00 bbls. per day and tlie head of tiue is established in Lethbridge and their rate for water during the exemption period shall not excei' He for 1000 imperial gallons am they shaH be aliowd to use the sur fit us irrigation water as required rom resrvoir. And thai the Board of Trade after the liim! passing of the said by-law lie asked to ftirn ish a site of three acres for tht company. The mill to Le built will have a oOO barrel capacity, but Ihe uia chinery to be installed will be for 150 barrels. As the business ail vancea machinery will be addet until the full ca|iacily is reached WE ARE SOLE AGENTS FOR Remedial Clothes RT begins where Nature left off! Uneven shoulders and hips, portliness, thinness, and round shoulders can each have the defect softened by the Semi-ready methods of adjustment. ' A loose-fitting coat, with soft rolling collar, but rather full in front, and with plenty of cloth in the back, makes a round-shouldered man look more erect and symmetrical. Unobtrusive "pepper and salt" patterns or small pin checks give least accent to round shoulders, where pronounced stripes would aj',;',ravate the defect. There's everything in seeing the shape and pattern on your own form btfort you order the cloth made into a suit, which you must accept from a Custom Tailor whether you like the finished effect or not. Ready lo wear in two hours after selection. Tailoring Tailoring For Southern Alberta Every semi-Ready garment is guaranteed to Imj made of perfect materials, thoroughly sponged and shrunk, sown with silk and tailored so skillfully that they will retain their shape. If each garment does not prove satisfactory on all these points the purchase money will be refunded. We give a written guarantee to this effect. A. SOUTHARD Lethbridge, Alta. Telephone 100 Sermon to the Masonic Order. The mcuiljers of I lit cnler. to the nuuilier A local option by-law in Pickering, Out. was quashed, liecausethe judge found the temperance people had been guilty of bribery. Masonic of about forty, attended service at Wesley church last Sunday evening. A large congregation was present and Kev. J. E. Hughsoii preached a powerful sermon from the text "Pure religion and iiudciiled before (lod and the Father is this, to visit the fatherless and widows, in their allliction and to keep himself unspotted from the world " The kind word, the helping hand and the clean lite Were the essence of religion the preacher declared. He had no regard for the religion practised on Sunday and cast aside during the week. Character and Ufa were preferred to creeds and doctrine in religion. Men cared more about what a church was doing for humanity than about wlial It believed. He thought church union was practicable because the doctrinal differences had lawn forgotten anil only the practical side considered. Directing his remarks more pirtieiilarly to the Masons he declared the order stood for a strong and clean manhood. They were following out the religion of the text in vis.ting the fatherless, caring for the distressed and endeavoring to build up a strong manhood. While the collection was being taken up Bro. Kiluer sang in most effective �tyle. 'The Holy City." A Very Sudden Death. A very sudden death took place early today when J. Schweitzer paBHetl uwny without a moment's wasuing. Mr. Schweitzer had Imuii suffering from diabetes but had lieen around the city every day. He came here from Milduiay, Out. about a year ago and conducted the Model Bakery, along with two sons. He was the father-in-law of .l.lfufner, of tho Hudson's Bay Co. He was a member of the Canadian Foresters. To be a Three Storey Building .J. D. Higinbotbam is going ahead with the erection of a post-office building on the site of the present postofhee. The brick has already been ordered. The new block will likely be three storeys high, Hie ground floor being used entirely for the poatotllce, the first storey for offices and the third for a lodge room. The council will be asked to allow the present building to be moved oil to the street while the new *buildiug is being constructed. Medicine Hat is figuring on get-ting a meat factory and a sewer pipe factory. John Howey, editor of the Edmonton Bulletin, was married to Miss Mabel Tuttle, sister of Kev. A. S. Tuttle. Purchased Lot of Wool Jas. Kendry, ex M. P., the Pet-orboro woolen mill man, made a big purchase of wool this week. He secured the shearing of about U0. 000 sheep taking the output of the ranches of Messrs Gray. Harvey. Chipman and Young Bros. The Srtce paid is not announced.  Mr. Hendry and Mr, Seigel leave for the coast tonight. (iovonor Pattisou dead i of Ohij is ;