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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 4, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta p. lEe Lethbridge Doily Herald THE place TO STAY Will II Utiibrtflli I tki UlUi MOTEL tnake Waihing Day a day t oflabor when it can be \ made eaay by aainR a good > . Waahiag Machine :: Wo > atook the following: \ Gee Whiz ; One Minute : The Diamond A New Century The HICK HKinnilllf CD. REDPATH STREET We Sell for Cash J Phone 62 PO; Box 670 J Dolls, Games, Toy, ^ Books, Boxing Gloves and Punching Bags See Window Display I lOBERTSON'S BOOK STORE (St mr �nt If BilN kik Phon* 2SI Agent* far Underwood Typowritsr*. GOOD: I Can always be found at our Store and lovers of perfume shonld remember that here they can always find their favorite otlor in all its fragance. What-ever's new and good in perfume you can depend we have it. Hlberta Drug and Book Co. f PreBcription Specialists I. I. MPIEY, Mgr. lETHIIIIDCE Ever-ready 12 Bladed Safety Razor $1 Complete J.O.IiiiilotliiiftCo.lU. Pantly and DUpeatinc CfacmtsU Tcl^De � Reitdent Nl|ht Clcrb Don't mist Dainty Dorit. This i* her last weelt at hte Lyceum. She gives you her very b:st this week. CITY AND Disma For Thanksgiving Day the Canadian Pacific Railway company announce a rate of fare and one third for the round trip. Ticlcets on sale November 7th, 8th and 9th, inclusive, Tmal return limit, November llth. 276-6 L. M. aOHNSVONE Barrister and Solicitor Office Bdjoining nnion Oank, r^thbridge. M-lyr The Whole Story QUALITY PRICE WE CAN GIVE YOU BOTH Rogers-CunniRgliain LumDer Co. Ltd. Phones 23 and 123 Main Yard �  N�rtli ot Track   Red^lliSi.West Ofice Aid. Ivos has returned from a brief visit to Mftcleod. Only one performance tonight at the Bijou. Commences at 7.4S. Knox Church Ladies' Aid will meet with tiHrs. W. H. Morris. Cabb St. Thursday at 3 p.m. W. H. Young, surveyor, has returned from his sur\ey south of Pincher Creelc. The total timount of taxes collected up to and including Kov, 2, was $54,176.43. __ Send your entries for amateur night in to the Eureka. E. V .Elli.son of Itaj-mond, President of the Ellison Milling Co., is in the city today. Geo. L. Taylor, the florist, has a fine display of flowers in Xclson & Oow's window. John Ell oi Grassy Lake was recently fined �50 and costs for selling liquor after hours. The Democratic candidate for governor in Utah, was Will Knight, formerly of Raymond. Change of program tonight at the Bijou. Aid. Mocbcth returned last night from a week's trip to .Spokane and other western points. Lieutenant Conimis.sionor 2l(rcllrce, of the H.N.W.M.P., Heglna, is in the city on olTicial business. A. G. Ros-s, of Calgary, general manager for -Mbertn of tlie Trasls & Guarantee Co., is in the city. The annual "Pantry Sale" of Knox Church Ladies' Aid will be held .it the Bijou Saturday p.m. from two to six oclock. 27ft-3 E. E. Iteynold-s and son.s left .ves tcrday roorniiiR for Pennsylvania where Ihey will in future reside. Leo Curtis a colored gentleman was arrested ye.sterdoy on suspicion of being a man wanted in Fernio for getting money under false pretences. A good assortment of home-made candy at the Pantry Sale, Saturday p.m. 276-3 A em Tafc, who drifted into town a j dnj or two ftfifo, was arrested yesterday on .1. charge; of committing a heinous crime. Masquerade ball .takes place at 9.00 o'clock tonight at the Bijou. J .E. AfcGregor who was appointed ofllcial court stenographer for this district some months oKO, has decided to tal.e a limited number of pupils whom he will privately instruct In typewriting and court nnd commer cial stenography. ARainst 700 competitors Mr. McGregor holds the high est "iiiJloma for teachjng in N'ew York city, which diploma can 1)C seen at Armstrong's jewelry store. Ho also holds a diploma for 210 words a min ute, the world's record teing 2o0 per ^linute. Mr. McGregor for a time did court work at Edmonton. Ho also has a successful business college at Strath conu. To receive applications from pupils in the city Mt. McGregor will Ikj at his office in the Oliver Block from seven to nine o'clock every evening this week. This Is an opportunity for any desiring to take .such a course. Tea will be served at the Pantry Sale Saturday p.m. 2/6-3 The Store of Quality Jtltt reoeiyetl first ahip> mont of KPPLES TemporaniQiiarters PHONE 21 G. BimiljKER & CD. ti lElNI i nUKI Don't fail to see Billie Sharatt gat out of the strong box at the Bijou each night this week. Air. and Mrs. W. J. Hopkins, of Magrath arc in the city today, Mrs. II. Bawden, Coutts St.,, will receive on Thursday afternoon and evening, Novemt>er 5. UGHr BEING TURNED ON A TIMBER DEAL (Continued From Front Page) into the deal. He went into the deal on Mr. Colpmon's ropresentailons not ou Jfackmlcking's. Ho stated that all ha wanted was a square deal. Ho was prepared to sink or swim with the rest but ho did not want to do the sinking ond the cthera the swimming. Mr. Johnstone put in us evidence several portions of the examination for discovery of Wm. Colpman. .Tames H. Wallace called admi'li'd having a slight interest in the timber deal. July 19 he gave his cheque for ?2.300 arid a note for $2,500 mor.-. At this juncture an argument aroae aii to tho admissibility of c^rtaiu c\i-dcnce to show the connection of M'ul-locc's evidence in the Evnn.^' easo. Tho judge suggested that Mr. .luhn-stone rend the portions of Wni. Colp-man's examination put in as evidence The evidence showed , that Wm. Colpman nnd A. E. Philip of Brandon got the option on eighteen limits !rom one R. Howson nnd paid gi.OOO cn.sh payment on the option. The price wns to be fifteen cents per thou sand feet. Mr. I'hllip found out there were not 200,000.000 feet in the limits. Colp-nmn got other options from Ifowson and Swan Carlson at fifteen cents per thousand feet. Of these, there Were twcnty'-fivo limits taken up at n cost of S30,000, supposed to have 200,000,000 feet. Of this 1,000 Was paid down, 810,250 in June $2,-2i0, in August which latter pivj-ments were miule with money provided by LethbridRe people. Mr. Mack-micking wns to have one-eighth interest for finding tho purchasers. He contributed his share of the expenses. Sfackmiciyng accepted cheques and notes in Golpmnn's favor contrarj- to (he instructions ot Colpman and Phil ip, who looked to .Mnckmicking for .sale of one half of the stock.'Mr. Colpman was positive lie explnineti nil the details to ^Inckmicking. of which wns jiroof that ;^(nckinicking was nssocintcd with Colpman in financing tho deal. After a good deal of argum.mt by counsel, tho judge decided to wait over night and look up the ca.s-es cited by Mr. John.stone. woe LBN r ALLOW fOVIDENCE When court resumed this morning IJ^inter Suits for the Boys Parent* tkn clothe their boys more wnrmly, more neatly, more ohoaply, Mid with clothes tbat will wear longer, by bnyinp; SANFORD CLOTHING Hade of British and Canadian Twcodn, 1^1 ne and Black iSurges, Corduroys and Chinchilla, nnd in Norfolk. Sailor and Bnster 'Style*,' SANFORD CLOTHING SAVES WORRY W. t. SANFORD MANUFACTURING tO. UaAXtA nAMII.TOX, OST. winnipeg, man. Mr. Johnstbuo argued for the admissibility of J. IT. Wnllnce's evidence of his copversatlon with Mackmicking Tho Judge, howoxer, decided against him dud refused to allow the evidence to l)c givcji. Mr. .lohnstono stated that ho intended to adduce from Mr. Wallace's similar' cvidonco to show tho Intent of the agent Mackmicking. The decision t)clnK given, Mr. Wallace was ro-callifcd to give evidenco on other points. Ho testiiWl that his suspiciona as to the deal wore arous-eil after he retuniod from tho ranch. Ho acted tor ttie syndicate committee Ho received a letter from Mackmicking .sa^'ing that the matter having come to the knowledge of tho head oflicc, ho would nrrnngo to go Lothbridge to explain the deal but later received another letter giving tho e.xplnnation in writing instead of in person. In this letter Mackmicking stated that he merely acted as broker for Colpman for which ho was to receive seven and a half si.xtioths of the stock, paid out of Colpmnn's The McKeowp Hardware Company Limited will open for business Saturday, Nov. 7th The Opening An-nouncenjent will contain a groai surprise for you, and it \yill be greatly to your advantage to keep track of the date, as $200 worth of goods will bo given away free. Watch for the Opening AnnoMacement TYPEWRITERS We are agents for the n�w American Oliver. This machine has many superior points. If you think of purchasing a typewriter see this one before buying I J. J. Johnston ; nMrripivio Druggist  -QUALITY QUARTERS- I The famous escape from the tight box at the Bijou last night of Billie Sharatt was a success. A committee oi two eentlemen from the audience examined the box and nailed the cover and tied the ropes and found everything complete as they left It after the escape. Every night this week. Houses For Sale In any part of the City on good terms La S. Ripley Telephone 294 Rmm8 : MadtulrfBlNk Y.M.C. EYMIIIIIilUM Under direction of mmiK II. mm CLASSES NOW OPEN Young Mtn's, Tuts, iitf fri'., I-S.SO Business Men's " " S-i Busy Mn's, Mon. iid Ihurs. I-B.4B Boys, Wed. and Sit, . . 7-S %* Mock Pirlliment.. Ikundiy Eniing %* For Rates, etc., See B. L. COPE A. R.&I. Office F. A. MAXWELL Alberta Realty Co. interest, and ho did not say that ho and Colpman wore taking up a prb^ portion of the purcha.so price 55,000 and 10,000 but that ho did 8ay that ho and Colpnmn wore taking an jinterost in the syndicate. Ho did not know anything of the purchase price of the timber. BID KNOW Tira PniCE A letter -to Mr. Wallace from Mr. Colpman Who Was in England when writing slated that Mr. Mackmicking did know tho purchaso price and Colp man did not think he would say they paid thirty cents tor it and pay cruis ing and other expenses. A letter wati read  in which Colpman and Mackmicking olTerod to transfer the limits to the Lethbridge parties if tho balance of tho price were paid as well ns cruising and registering tho limits.' They, through Mr. .Tohnstono, refus cd and demanded a complete rccision of the transaction and repayment of all monies with interest. MEKTING OF SHAREHOLDERS To Mr. Muir, witness told of a meeting of tho syndicate's committee with Mr. Colpman in Mr. .Tohnstone's ofWce, which meeting was described as being pcacnblo to tho �.\tcnt that there was no fighting although head niitted that it was hard to remember all that wns said as half tho time all the people were talking at once. He had seen the licenses nnd other doc uments at tho bank. To Mr. Dennett witness admitted that tho committee may have sent a copy of the letter to tho head office of tho Union Bank, nldo when they wfoto Slacraicking and Colpman. VI bert, tho inspector, spoko to Wallace about the affair before tho committee met and the latter may have afterwards t)oen sent as a result. Ho stated that the I.elhbridgo people declined all otters of scttlcuiont made by Colpman and JIacmlcking. From his examination of the documents in tho bank, he knew thnt the money paid had gone to pay for the limits. It waa a speculative venture. Ho refused to take the offeT to take tho whole of it ns if it was not worth the price to the others it was not to them. Ho did not think he was buying anything from Colpmon and Jfacmicking but was furnishing tho money to help Colpman take up the option on the timber. It was all misrepresented. R-cxamined by Air. Johnstone, witness stated thnt Xfncmicklng hod told him that Colpman wns putting $10,-000 and he 85,000 into tho deal. The whole deal as to tenns, price, etc., was misrepresented. MR. KEVIN A WITNESS Tho ne.\t witness wns T. D. Kevin. He bccajno interested in tlio timber limits through Mncmicking �nd had suggested T. M. Evans ns one who would take a part. His evidence corroborated Mr. Evans', '' Through .T. R. Anderson, manager of the Union Bank, Lothbridge, business and other documents deposited In the bnnk were submitted. Mr. .lohnstono tendered the evidence of C. IJ. llowmnn, and Dr. Mew burn, subject tO tho previous ruling of the judge, regarding tho evidence of .T. II. Wallace and T. D. Kevin. LOST On Monday between Hudson'.s Bay store and Glyn .St., a jjair of eye gla.S5e.�. Finder kindly leave at Herald OfTiCP. 276-1 THE FOOT TOGGERY Ib carrying a complete stocli of TRUNKS and Valises Call and inspect them. NELSON & GOW  Wo own 8,500 acres of level land free from rlonesin Lot 812, Creston District. 1000 acres are mn rycd-jn 10 aere blocks whicli we olfer for sale to ac;,.iil puttiers for u limited time ni $60;00 PER ACRE We guarantee this tract to be the finest fruit land adjacent to Creston When tliifl laud is settled, the whole tract will be one large village with nil the advantages nppertning thereto. It is well watered by mountain streams. The C.P.R. runs through the property. TERMMuarter Cash, Balance 1,2 and 3 Years. Interest 6 % Creston hae the best shipping fncilities for fruit, antl the best climate of any point in British Columbia. spend Your Winters in Creston For further particulars write immediately to the Canyon City land and lumber Co. ltd. - CRESTON. B.C. ---  WANTED Two or tlireo bricklayers. Apply nt Ilegiii'B Block. 276-3 TO RENT Comfortable winter stable tPnin. R. Sago. for a 276-0 You will be suited mentally and bodily if MARK JOHNSTON cleans and presses your suit. Your suit is guaranteed to suit you. MARK JOHNSTON Behind Bafanorai Hoeel Piiooe HI Goods Called for and Delivered The manager at the Eureka Theatre wants, entries for amateur night. f you haven't seen Monte Lacrosse you should--at the Eureka, WANTED A first eln.ss disli wa.sher, either ninlo or feinnlo. Apply at Bonnliiig House at Royal Collif^rios. 276-6 We have just unloaded a carload of Trunks r>Valises \ A Large Stock of Robes, Blankets Gloves ^ Mitts The Prices Will Sail Ywi Have Just Been Received =ssB=s=s;ss&SBaaBSs=BS=BBsr=s=aa=sasaBsssBSB; I A.�. EASTON (& CO. i Seven Hundred to Pick From WE START ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6 THE GREATEST SLAUGHTER SALE OF Ladies' Skirts over nttenipfnd hore. Everyone knows the values wo handle-nolhing but the best. Few people ever imagined the quantity. An expert dressmaker engaged to fit antl make any alterations FREE during Sale �. J. HILL (& CO. 4 Sec Our Window for Value in CUTLERY Electro Plated Spoons, Forks, etc. t HAYR BROS. X Phone 75 P.O. Box 27 4 A joyous surprise and anti-hair pow. Th� Stolen Sausage at the Lyceum der at the Lyceum tonight. tonight. 27 70 ;