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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 8, 1905, Lethbridge, Alberta With the New Paper I wish to draw yonr attention to a new stock of Perfumes They are just as new as the paper and of exceptional value. J. J.JOHNSTON OPERA HOUSE TWO NIGHTS STABTING FRIDAY, NOV. 17th Mr. C. P. Walker Presents the Eminent Actor MR. Harold Nelson Supported by MR. CLIFFORD LANE BRUCE and a Capable Company in Prince Otto Otis Skinner's Great Play A SUMPTUOUS PRODUCTION OF THE MOSTIFASCINAT-ING ROMANTIC PLAY OF THE PAST DECADE SATURDAY- "Francisca de Rimini" Prices, $i.Oo and 7oc Seats on sale one week in ad-/anw at HiKinbotham's Drug Store. A GOOD BEGINNING 111 Printer's Ink-especi-iilly if supix)rted by keeping goods as represented INSDRES SUCCESS Twenty years ago when volume I, No. I of "The Lethbridge News" appeared it contained our advertisement, and so has every issue since. The people have found that It Pays to Deal at PURE DRUGS FAIR PRICES RELIABLE DISPENSING Telephone 49 Night Bell A LOCALBUDGET. Geo. Honk was a Calgary visitor a few (lays tlie last week. Watch for the Lethbridge Brew-ing Co.'s.fine brand of Bock beer.l Inspector Ives, of Macleod, was in town last 'veek on official business. C. P. T{. Agent McCrae spent s fuw (ifiys last week with Craubrook friends. Mrs. Ziliiax left last week on an extended visit to relatives at Gris-well, Man. Tom Crahan, the Michel hotel magnate, was in town a couple of hays till,' past week. Smoke the "Lethbridge Belle," and patronize home industry. Itf Hat chasing seems to be a favorite "physical culture" exercise in Lethbridge at times. W. W. Douglas, one of Taber's popular inerciiants, was a Leth-Dridgo visitor last week. , ,,AL NS'hitney has sold from his rabiSli at Kipp 140 head of fine beef iittOe to P. Burns & Co. . Marion dropped down from (ittle Bow Friday for a couple 8 in the metropolis. f.^ ,,liB^'0 McCaffery was in from St, '-mm^la with others of the bridge |{IH|^ and Sunday. If Ifi Howell Harris gave a pleas-JHltliBallowe'en party to a few of Iper^iends on the evening of the _______m Baird, of the Little Bow n^ol^ing district, made a trip to Uanfi. for a couple of days last L. McCantin, who has been g in Macleod for the iont.'is,returj lining !n*town yesterday on aess, mHa. Wakely of the firm of Hick & Wakely, has been at Raymond the past week, installing plumbing and heating fixtures in the new Bank of Montreal Mr. and Mrs. Kerr gave a familj Hallowe'en party Tuesday evening of Ust week, at which their four son9 and their families were the gueits, and a merry time was spent, Don't forget the Herald's telephone number-106. The Kooteney Marble Compfiny, Nelson, B. O. Moore, agent. 1-12 Percy Ashe of Sweet GraB8,f9hip-ped 120 head of cattle to Chicago the other day. Ben. McGovem, the well known rancher, sold 59 head of fine beef cattle to P. Bums & Co. last week. The Lethbridge Blowing & Malting Co. will have Bock beer on the market in about a week. It G. N. Bennett, of Medicine Hat, has accepted a position in the dry goods department of the Bentley Company. Pat Bums, the cattle king, was in town a few days last week, looking after his extensiye business interests in this section. Yes, that's what it is-11.50 per year in advance; otherwise $2.00. If you think it's worth it drop in with your subscription. E. H. Dawson was in town early last week from the Little Bow country. He reports everything in the ranching line looking up in that district. Mr. and Mrs. Sharp and family, of Pincher Creek, will spend the winter in town, and have rented the residence of Mrs. R. Scott, sr., on Dufferin street. Mrs. G. Heathershaw of Mc-Grath, passed through Letnbridge Thursday on her way to Des Moines, la., where she will visit friends for some time. An agitation is on foot in the Little Bow country for local post-office accommodations. Better service is greatly needed, and it is to be hoped the movement will prove successful. House to Let.--Five roomed house, 5 minutes walk from post-office; electric light and city water. Ayply P. O. Box 771, city. It . Mr. Frey reports a brisk trade in the cigar line, and is adding to his staff to keep pace with the holiday orders that are coming in. The "Belle" isagood smoke and is justly popular throughout the district. John Herron, M. P., of Pincher Creek, and E. D. W. McNeil, of McLeod. passed through Lethbridge Wednesday last on their way to Raymond and vicinity to add ginger to the political stir-up, C, G. Simpson, representing the Kootenay Marble and Monumental \^orks. Nelson, B. C, was in town last week. This company, by close attention to business, is turning out a class of work that meets with the approval of the people. It is gratifying ,to note that many citizens are improving their residential premises by planting trees and shrubbery. Not only will these prove to ^be a thing of beauty in a few years, but will also be very effective as windbreaks. Smoke the "Lethbridge Belle" and patronize home industry. Itf The Herald is pleased to report that A. M. McQueen, who was laid up for over six weeks from a severe attack of pleurisy, is now able to be around again, and will soon be rustling after fire insurance and land buyers harder than ever. On October 28th Thos. Brown shipped 211 head of beef cattle from Pearce station to the old country. -His nephew, McKay Brown.went in charge of the stock. Mr. Brown expects to have another shipment ready in less than a month's time. For monuments and headstones see B. C. Moore. 1-12 Mr. Clark, of the firm of Butcher & Publow, musical instrument dealers, of Calgary, was in town a few days last week, accompanied by his wife and family. Mr. Clark was combining pleasure with busi-nefls and will probably open a branch store for the firm. Hick & Wakley have a busy time of it these days, with all their contracts for furnishing several of the new buildings in town with steam fittings, plumbing, etc. This energetic firm now has six men in its employ, and have been tapping the wires the last few days for more help. Wm. Ott has � oonjple as fine stallions quartered in bis stables as one t!ould wish to look at. They were brought here from Manitoba by his brother, and are of the Percheron and Shire breed, weighing about 1700 and 1600 pounds respectively. Mr. Ott will place the animals on the market. R.A. Wright has added a beautiful piboe of furniture to his store in.the shape of a panel mi: 7x6 feet, set in a hi frame. It si tore -^.^-----,------------^ I,,I------��i--n-�nTii_ , ol 'rware, cut ^ much credit upMraniTenterprisiiig jeweler. J. E. Parker and Jesse Fraser have bought I�nd in the Lacomhe district and intend to raise pure bred cattle extensively. Mr. Parker left for the north Thursday with the balance of bis outfit, oonsisting of four carloads of borses, implements, etc. His drove of pure bred cattle went forward a couple of weeks previous, Mr. Fraser will join bis partner as soon as bis I business affurs are dosed up. Miss Gladys Martin, of North Dakotii, is paying an extended visit to her cousin, Mrs. A. M. McQueen. If there are a few errors in this issue of t'he Hendd. l)e(ir in nnnd that it is difficult to get names and data correct when one is a comparative stranger to tlie [jeople. Hyssop Bros, disposed of three fine draft horses to P. Burns & Co. last week. They tipped the beam at 1780 lbs., irm lbs., and IfiOO lbs. respectively. If you know any news, let the Herald in on tlie proposition. The maiuigeinent would consider it a great favor for anyone to let them know of unythiug of inten^st to the iJeople. Lethbridge is one of the best equipped towns, as far as hotels are concerned, to he. fonnd in tJie West. Not only are the buildings modern and well furnislied, but the service surpasses that to be found in many eastern towns. Several delegates from the state of Washington were here during the last ten days looking over the country with a view to becoming settlers This district is attaining much attention by those who know a good thing v,'heen ruijoying with a party in the southern country. P. Bums & Co. shipped 1000 head of sheep from Lethbridge Thursday. They have already shippetl 6000 head from here to Calgary this fall, and expect to obtain between 9.000 and 10,000 more. These sheep are all raised between the Milk and Belly rivers. The company will winter 15,000 head at Calgary. Wm. Kennedy a Winnipeg candy traveller, was in the city a few days ago and exhibited a curio, which at this time of Trafalgar memories attracti'd great interest. It was one of the admission tickets to the funeral of Lord Nelson at Westminster Abbey on January 9th, 1806, and bore the signature of Dean Lincoln. J Hart, proprietor of the Pahice restaurant in the Coaldale hotel, is an example of what a hustler who understands his business, can do. Not long ago he started with little or nothing, but by industry and close attention to business he has built up a reijnunerative business and made his place a popular resort for those who want liieir money's worth at the table. There has been a report gaining circulation of late to the effect that the ranchers are being compelled to dump their cattle on account of lack of feed. Some of the prominent stock raisers of the district have requested tha Herald to deny this report, and say that the ranchers ^have plenty of feed at their command and also that they find the buyers quite hard to deal with, inasmuch as they will sign their checks for nothing but Al beef cattle. Lethbridge is not a Frank, but it has its own atmospheric tantrums. On Wednesday last J. G. Leadbetter's buggy was being backed out of Whitney's livery stable when a irolicksome gust caught the vehicle and whirled it along the avenue. Frantic efforts were made by several bystanders to capture this strange runaway, but it kept on its wayward course until brought to a halt by conung in contact with the curbstone with such force as to break both shafts. A bunch of 650 head of cattle, which P. Burns & Co. had picked up from among the ranchers of the district and were corralled in the C.P.R. stock yards, broke througli the enclosure the other day and led the punchers a merry chase in gathering them in. They eventually succeeded, however, and on Wednesday afternoon last this bunch, with just 2,581 more, that were driven in from various quarters, were started for Calgary by trail. It was a magnificent sight to see this immense number of fine cattle marching off in one sr. Merchants desiring to change their ads. must : ave the copy in this office nof, later than ten o'clock Tuesday morning. The country around Lethbridge is a veritable paradise for the lovers of automobiling, and the time is not far distant when automobiles will be as common in Lethbridge as dust on a windy day. Hallowe'en passed off very uietly here, and no complaints of ] aniage by over-exuberant kids have been heanl. Time was when they made it anoccasion to practice all kinds of deviltry. And many older lieads of unprincipled character, we regret to say, often lay for this occasion to work themselves i rid of a fancied grudge by damag-1 ing his neighbor's property, etc. But the times advance in all things and this silly relic of the dark ages is also being relegated to a back scat. Some very attractive and artistic signs add greatly to the metropolitan appearance of the new Southard building. At the upper front corner on either side is a sign .50x17 feet, with black background and white lettering, bearing Mr. Southard's name and business in letters ranging from 3^ to 4 J feet in length. In raised letters on the front cornice "Southard" stands out strikingly in gilded letters J. G. Leadbetter, of Bradley & Co., Cranbrook, is the well-known sign-writing artist who -i-" -^' rr...v!tJ6mpany, Ltd. I. Neyin returned last ii� Calgary, where she has ing her sons. She was tied home hy her son, 'hb will remain in Leth-a few weeks. py, a lawyer of St. Paul. Jpity this woek looking ^...__iiegarding th/ standpipo iMl^ifbout �i yeiiVNago, in the A Modern Institution.. Lethbridge has many public industries and institutions that re-quire no apology for the greatest clegree of pride she may bear in them. By no means to be overlooked among these is the Lethbridge Electric Company, which, with its recently acquired improvements has a plant of the most up-to-date type and of large capacity, and it would be hard to find a more complete ar more compact one in many a day's travel. The concern has made many radical changes in its equipment during the past two or three years,, advancing stage by stage, throwing out antiquated machinery and replacing it with the latest and best, until today it stands a model modem electrical power manufactory. The latest addition to the plant is a direct connected Bulock generator Robb-Armstong engine, which is now being installed with a capacity of 200 KW. This is a duplicate of the other monster engine in use only the latter has not the direct connection appliances. The new marble panel switchboard, whereby the control and direction of currents is greatly simplified is another wonder of modern invention. These improvements bring into vogue a duplicate system, whereby if one part of the mechanical organism is disarranged the other can at once be connected and pnlctically no cessation of service result. The plant now has a capacity of 10,000 sixteen candle-power lights, and is supplying a most adequate motive power service. There are many other features in this concern that are most interesting, aiid anyone who can enjoy the throb and pulse of mammoth engines or the wonderful humanlike workings of 1905 mechanism should avail themselves of the first opportunity to take a jaunt through this up-to-date institution. Many people never give a thought as to whence comes the light that so effectually radiates and beautifies their homes, places of business, etc. An investigation would delight and surprise them. Manager Freeniian and his capable assistants are to be congratulated on their enterprise, and the expense to which the company is going is just another instance to illustrate the well-founded confidence that is generaUy felt in Lethbridge and her environs. Insurance Rates in Lethbridge. Lethbridge has been extremely lucky in never having any drawbacks in the way of serious fires, and .jjiobably that, to some extent at least, accounts for the apparent indifference in many instances to the matter of insurance rates. In some ijortions of the town the rate is extrc^mely high. That may have been all right before the present system of waterworks was installed or the fire-fighting apparatus brought to its present excellent standard. But things have changed since those days. We understand there .has been no effective movement taken since the town has been supplied with this splendid protection to effect a modification in the rates. This is by no means as it should be. It is unjust that Letliridge should pay as high a rate, or higher, as many places that are N'critable tire traps and with but meagre protection, while here buildings generally are fairly well isolated and the town is in possession of us tine a system for fire lighting as will be found in almost any other city of its size in the whole Dominion. We know of more than one instance in this fair city where buildings are entirely unpioti'cted by insurance owing to the excessive rate. This is a state of att'nirs that is to be deplored, and the matter is worthy of more than passing interest. We hope to see the board of trade or council, back-eil hy the citizens in general, take this matter up with the underwriters and not only ask but demand a just and reasonable rate for tire ins";"r�>^-,f^*-.-;iT*!Ji!lr^5; and JEWELRY FROM privilege to pass the winter even - Pi'"!^ ^ ^Jl?* * T ings in the midst of pleasant amuse-' ViffiJ ments and good associations. , $ ZILLIAXI Before the 20th  oi this month ? 'efforts have been exhausted elsewhere Call on Us. Our display exceeds that of ANY PREVIOUS YEAR Bi^ Surprises in Diamonil Set Kings Watches, Lockets and Jewelrj Absolutely New Designs in Gold Rings, Gold Jewelry, Rich Cut Glass, Hand Painted China, Sterling Novelettes, Leather Goods and Ebony WRIOHT BROS ' UP-TO-DATE CATALOGUE will give you tlie prices on the above goods. FIVE STOREIS: UthbfMge Feraic Medicine Hst Rostbern Prince Albert R. A.Wrt|ht C.C. Wrtght A. M. Wright B. W. Wriglit P. W.Wrigiit R. A. WRIGHT, JEWELER hiuer of Matriigc Licenses. No witnesses required "$trail)(ona This is one p* trii introduced \n*.rf ttxe demapf.. , blast.J ^ Mminv Plumbing, Steam Hcati : - ;