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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 30, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The LetJibridgc Daily Herald, Monday, May Page 3 Ford Street Lethbridge Furniture Company v Opposite Fire Hall Small Profits! Quick Returns! We ARE NOT holding a sale, because we don't have to We ARE offering TWO CAR Loads of Furniture at quick return prices We DO Guarantee to give Satisfaction We DO Know that our Prices are Right We DO Invite your Inspection We DO assert that we have the Best Assorted Stock of House Furnishings in the For The Bedroom Dressers and stands, 2 and 3 drawer in quarter cut oak, mahogany, surface oak and English finisli. Cheffoniers in mahogany, oak and surface oak. Ward- robes in surface oak, Cheval mirrors, British plate, beveled: Beds in white, green and blue enamel and. in brass, plain and satin finish. Blankets, pillows, bedspreads. Springs, mattresses, toilet sets, lace curtains, rugs and car- pet squares. For The Dining Room, Buffets, sideboards, in, oak, surface golden and iiarjy English. China cabinets, book cases, secretaries, combination secretaries and bookcases. Couches, lounges, davenports of all kinds. Chairs: Diners, Morris rockers, Morris arm and easy. t in manv designs and finishes. C3 Capets, tapestry, curtains, table, covers. A large assortment of Odd Chairs, Library Tables, Centre Tables, Kitchen Cabinets, Kitchen Tables, Folding Leaf Tables, Linoleum and Window Shades. We have Verandah Lawn Seats, Verandah Swing Seats and the Waldo Verandah Shades, Hammocks and Reed Rockers This stock has now been made complete by Mr. P..T. Woods who took over the business last month. Everything is fresh and new from the maker's hands. The prices are at ADVERTISING mark. We have to advertise and intend to do so from our store, rather than through the papers. The advantage will thus be mutual. ____ rfl ___ ___ Let us skow you our stock. Each article The very. best. Have you Bought Right? It Does Each day. Furniture. U R Now In Time IF U R Early. Come On. Phone US 727 Call and See US on Ford Street Write US P. O. Box 2057 MINNEAPOLIS HAD BAD FIRE Two Immense Imple- ment Firms Burnt Out Minneapolis, Jlinn., May dreds of persons were driven from their homes and damage estimated in the neighborhood of was en- tailed, and the better part of a city block destroyed this morning in a spectacular fire, which consmed the plants of the Great Northern Imple- ment Co., the Rock Island" Plow Co- Third street .and Seventh avenue south, and for a time seriously threat- ened the city's famous industry, the flour mill: Every piece of fire fight ing apparatus in Minneapolis, and three companies and hose carts fron St. Paul entered into the battle against the flames, which illuminated the sk> rolling smoke, attracted spectators from every section cf the city.' All that remains to-day of two of lie largest implement buildings in the are smouldering heaps of )lackeued ruins, and piles of jumbled irick and twisted iron. Every other building in the square, and several mmdreds of feet awiy from the main ire show damage from the intense teat and frequent showers of sparks, which drove every inhabitant of the block to points of safety. The. loss as estimated by Robert E. Frey, manager of the Rock Island Plow Co., will run for buildings and con- cents in excess of half a million dol- lars, of which amount a large portion is known to be covered by insurance. The Joss of his company will approxi- mate for stock alone, as the building is owned by A. W. Wright, of Saginaw, Mich. So far as could be learned, Chrfs Madison, 271S Harriett avenue, who was occupying a room on the top McKENZIE'S POSITION IN POLITICS Claresholm Member Explains His Past and Present Action '.Claresholm, May Clares- holm Review says: Speaking to a re- presentative of the Review in Macleod Mr. Malcolm McKenzie, M. P. P., for Claresholm, said he is strongly In fav- or of confiscating the charter of the A. Co., and putting the lid on the seven millions very tight. He floor of Sixth avenue Hotel, was the know whether the time Is ripe PREACHER GOING INTO REAL ESTATE the same day of arrival. Land is changing hands every day. Messrs. Ben Olsen and L. Stott bought a fine farm on the Cochrane ranch this week. Messrs. Scott Hcnrnan and Percy j Wynder are reported as buying a half Macleod, May 27.-The firm J section from D. H. Caldwell and sons. Simms Rhodes, real estate agents, j Many eastern buyers have been Ob- have dissolved partnership. Mr. E.itaining lands in this district through U. Simms will continue in the Cardston Realty Co., A. M. Hep- ness under the name of the Macleod Land and Investment- Co. John Herroh, M. P., of Pincher only person injured. He failed to escape when he was first warned by the police, who went through every lodging house in the neighborhood, and awakened the guests. He was badly burned about the body. He for miles in all directions, and lashec probably will live. by a steady wind reached out The Sixth avenue Hotel, the land- iotisly towards the river bank. The milling district was subjected to a lit- eral rain of fire as cioinis or punk-like sparks as brands were thrown on the roofs and walls setting fire to freight cars, loading platforms and wooden crossings. since the well remembered million dollnr disaster in 1SS7 has the district been threatened by so immin- ent a danger as that which brought fear to thousands who witnessed the conflagration, flames that belched and bellied upwards to a height of 300 feet descending in ominous spark for building a road north or not. Mr. McKenzie is opposed to Mr. Ruther- ford continuing as premier, .and fav- ors Mr. Sifton for the position. He is not opposed to in any respect, other than he does not think he is the man for premier in the pre- sent situation. Mr. McKenzie never favored the railway deal, but voted to j Thfi mark of Sixth and Washington aven- llt ,_, lies, sustained the loss of its roof and bring about a situation that would per-1 (mion to top storey; the Frisco Hotel, a three-1 fnit of an outsider being'called to thelto nccom srorcy frame structure, ai the corner! premiership. He takes emphatic of Spvenlh avenue and grounds in opposition TO Rutherford Creek, is in town for a few days. He reports everything is doing well in Pincher Creek and district. Rev. Andrew Walker, the late min- ister'of the Presbyterian church here, has returned from an extended jour- ney through Europe and the Holy Land, Mr. Walker intends opening a real estate agency in Calgary in the near future. An At Home was given to the young people of the Presbyterian church at the Manse, on Tuesday evening by the Rev. Mr. and Mrs. Boyle. There were about forty present, and all re pore a very pleasant tiroc-. Another car of automcjiles have ar- rjved'.here and arc being disposed of [very rapidly. pier, manager, some ten quarter sec- tions having been sold by them re- cently. Private advices from D. E. Har- ris, jr., who is now in Iowa, are to the effect that many people are look- grath Trading Co., who has paid two visits -this week to the country south of Cardston. FAST GERMAN BATTLESHIPS. Kiel, May German mivy's newest 1'J.OOO ton battleship Von Der Tann, developed a speed of 2S knots an hour in a trial run from the mouth of the Elbe yesterday. The Von Der Tann was launched ixt Hamburg on March 13. ing toward Alberta, out in the interests Mr. Harris is of the Card- Harris Land Co., the latest fiem here to begin operations in real estate. Jos. Y. Card, formerly with W. 0. Lcc Co., is looking aiter the home end of it. The officer for this district of the 23rd Alberta Rangers, I-I. B. Brown, is a busy man these days. He cx- COALDALS NEWS. Mr. and Mrs. Levi Bond left on Thursday night on the Flyer for their home in Peoria, 111., after a..visit of several weeks with Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Pawson. We understand that our village store has changed hands, but we did not learn the purchaser's name. Mr. and Mrs. Harlan, from Iowa, have been guests of Mr. and Mrs. T. V. Brown. Mrs. Harlan is a sister of Mrs Brown's, and on Monday of last week Mrs. Brown invited a friends for tea, and to meet Mrs. Har Ian. Mrs. Bond was also a guest. these lines in the district, plans are oeing laid to build a factory and -to'., itilize the power for other purposes of a civic nature. Teddy Masters returned from Leth- bridge yesterday, where he had a re-, volver buiiet: successfully removed 'rom his hand. Myrtle, the little daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Morrow, met with'a serious accident the other day. She was out driving with some other little girls, and fell out of the buggy with, such force as to be rendered uncori-. scions for two hours. Although very badly bruised and slightly cut, the doctor does not ex- pect any serious results. As Myrtle is a very pretty little girl he many friends wil be glad to-learn that it is not thought that any scar will result from the cut'on her lip. .John Davidson is attending the Med-1 hood. HIGH RIVER NEWS. From the Times. On Sunday last, at the Pro-Cathedral Church of the Redeemer, Calgary, tie Lord Bishop of the Diocese advanced the Rev. F. L. Carrington, Rector- elect of St. Benedict's, to the Priest- and separated only by a narrow alley from the blaze, also sustaining blister- ing damage from the intense heat, and the successive blasts of flame which followed rhe falling of each wall. Losses were also suffered by the North West Thresher Co.. occupying the three storey brick building at Washington avenue and by Reeves Co., a one-tsorey structure at CO? in and it, liardly to be expected that he will give any further vote to retain that gentleman in powev. SHORTENS TIME FOR i PUBLIC MOURNING. London, May a view to minimizing the loss to tradesmen. King George has ordered that public It. are making a large st end of the the greail, traffic at this noint. The Elevator Co. have started construction of their new cleaning plant. When complet- ed this plant will handle all the grnin! grown in Southern Alberta. pccts to have the best squadron on j Morse. the mcnt 'icine Hat land sale. Wednesday's Ladies' Aid was large- ly attended at the home of Mrs. J. P. Mr. Carrington preaches his fare- well sermons at Gladys and Dlnton on grounds at the Calgary encamp- i Lethbridge, was pn ,t to te W. tit mor.ii, A sin interesting cial train will take the hoys ironi ami Qtieen. this point noth about- the Mth Sunday tiexi. and will enter upon his Mrs. T. S. Mackenzie, from [new duties in High River on the fol- cseni; also Mrs'.-'; lowing Sunday, the first Sunday in amoron ranch. Af-jjune. On Thursday evening, some person, oi iments were served. program delicious on the refresh- showers, benciith volumes of black. Washington avenue. mourning end July -2'J. on June '.W instead of Removal Notice We are now located m the MeNabb Block next our old pre- mises, opposite Eureka Theatre See us for bargains in Furniture Meltzer Furniture Co. BETTER TRAIN AND MAIL SERVICE SPLENDID CROPS AROUND CARDSTON GRANUM NEWS. From the Press. whose identity is unknown, very care- lessly of maliciously fired a twenty- two rifle, and the bullet sped through the. south east window of the Chin- ese laundry, fortunately doing no in- jury. The bullet was found later em- Locnl capitalists have a movement under way to establish a sash and j bedded in the bed clothes. The po- door factory at Gran (lice are determined to Tim haul makes it hard j put a stop handling of fire- to sell these articles wnen laid down arms within tlie ;own, and they will here at. acceptable figures, and as j prosecute with vi-ror any infraction There is a and growing trade in 'ol'- the police bylaw. Cardston' Pleased With New Arrangements Cards ion. May has thrrc been r. season in the memory oi lhc proverbial "oldest settler" when the crops looked more promising or were farther advantrrt than they arc at present in t.h" Cardston district. A rirfi: the country amply i Cardston, May special joint jdomonstiatos '.his assertion. TCvcry- I meeting of the Board of Trade and where the fall wheat is- looking hct- (thc Pair association has boon called than ever hrforc at this-time of for this afternoon to consider lhc ithr year. i plans for the exhibit to be rnadi.' at, j "The will have received ihc Provincial Fair this year. samples of fall wheat by the time lainly some action will be taken to j this reaches sent out by better advertise the resources of the the President of the Board of Trade. Cardston district, there is none bct-'lD. S. Hcadi. These aro measuring kr even in this glorious Alberta with 27 to 30 inches. 0. F.. Bates its unlimited resources. Sr.ttiers are roming into Cardston daily, the latest arrival being Mr. Booth and family direct from Shef- field, England. arc pleased to welcome them. Wm, Ducc is host at present, and few have done more to bring as settlers from' Great Britain than tliis big-hearted gentleman. The new train service inaugurated i in a sample the other day from his beautiful 80 acre field, measuring 32 I-inches. I The hill country to the south and Tvrst cf Cards tor, is making a showing. There has been plenty of sunshine and there is a.ways plenty of moisture, so that the growth has jhocn truly surprising. On the ranch of Andrew Hwiman AUCTION SALE of Handsome Household Furniture At 104 Xivon corner Westminster Road. North Ward On Tuesday, May 31st, at 1.30 p.m. J5v W. Iv, Wilson, Auctioneer this month is certainly a big thing fall rye is headed ov.t already, an ifor this district and much appreciat- 'ccllonl in vie.w of its hav- The mail service too, is better ring been closely pastured all winter, j than ever before, letters from "Wioni- .the showing is remarkably fine. j peg dated the I6th, have arrived seekers arr investing in this country here on the 18th and important mat-'as a consequence, among the number lers can he 'answered and sent back being Mr. Cook, manager of the Ma- 1 Davenport bed. uplioN stored .Morris chairs 1 hall rack 2 oak rockors I exi. table dressers ;ind stands 1 sideboard Brass mounted beds, springs and mattresses. 2 toilet sets Centre tables l Kimball organ Tn perfect condition 2 carpet, squares Dining room chairs Kitchen chairs Kitchen table A large quantity of linoleum Pictures Dishes 97-Pieoe Dinner Set A quantity of glassware. Winds curtains. Also a large quantity of other articles. TERMS ON cash and balance per month without interest. Balance of Household ;