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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 20, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta 'PAGE TIN THE BUCHANAN'S BLACK AND WHITE CHILI AGREES TO ARBITRATION Santiago. Chili, Nov. Chil- ian government today opened nego- tiations with Wasliiregion with a view of submitting the Alsop of the United States against Chili to a specially -constituted court -of -arbitra- tion at the Hague. Thk action followed the notifica- tion through Chilian minister at Washington that the U. S. would close its legation at Santiago within a few days unless the Chilian government consented to an adjustment of the claim or a reference to the. Hague. This notification was regarded by. many as an ultimatum. In 1874 the j Alsop company of New York and Con- necticut advanced large sums of money to the Bolivian government in exchange for the right to valuable guano deiwsits. in that country and other concession. Fifteen Years of Agony "Fruit-a-tives" Promptly Cured Him After .Doctors Had Failed To Give Relief. SCOTCH WHISKEY D, o. ROBLIN, Toronto Canadian Agent Don't Forget To take your meals at the on- ly all-round white Restaur- ant in Leth- bridge THE ALEXANDRA CAFE And Eggs, also Vegetables and Home Grown Suckling Pigs and Pork from our farm. Ct is for you. Also Fresh Oysters in season, any style to suit your taste. We Are Here to Please Ycu at Any Cost N. H. CITY' AND DISTRICT The Medicine Hat'News says Sen- ator Acton, of San Francisco, and Conductor Percy Acton, of Leth- bridgei have been spending the week in the city as guests at the residence of the latter's father-in-law, Mr? Robert Lyman. who practices medicine in San Francisco, has a large private hospital of eighty-five -wards ''in that-city. He was one of the heavy losers in the but with typical Ameri- can enterprise was undaunted by the reverse arid not only retrieved his financial losses, but had enough time at his disposal to -give attention to .politics and now represents the city in the Senate. After the opening service in con- nection with the opening of the new Presbyterian charge in North Leth- bridge, held last Sabbath, a meeting was held at which it was decided to sommence Sunday School work at once. Consequently at 3 o'clock next Sunday, Nov. 21st, Sunday School will be -held in Kennedy's Hall. West- minster Road, to which all children of Presbyterian families as well as all others not attending any Sunday School are cordially invited. Church service will be held every Sabbath at 7.30 in the same hall. All are wel- come. Medicine Hat News: Mr, Frank Julius Kraft, a prosperous farmer of the Seven Persons district, and Miss Isabel Pearl Miller, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Manly Miller, formerly of Medicine Hat, were joined in the, holy bonds of matrimony by Rev. Alexan- der M. Gordon, in the ministry of Knox Presbyterian Church, Leth- bridge, on Thursday evening, Oct. 11. :Miss Ada and Mr. Fred Miller, sister and brother respectively of the bride, assisted. The ceremony was performed in the presence of only the immediate relatives of the contract- ing parties. EDMONTON WANTS THE C. P. R. Edmonton, Nov. by-law endorsing the agreement for the C. P. K. high level bridge was carried by a vote- of for, 532 against. ACQUITTED OF CHARGE OF THEFT 1 jv-ir, Mov. C. Fuhner .uittt'd today on the Charge of 1GO. He was secretary- the town until recently, nas that he had taken into the town as tuxes Loisell. Fulmer was in Seattle where he has a pood position. He was ex- tradited some .and since was confined in the Calgary jail until the time of trial. On account of the standing of Mr. Fulmer the case has caused great interest. Mr. Fulmer returns at once to Se- attle. by A Mr. You're sure of pure candy when you buy at Rochon's. Lumberjack Sky Pilot CHARLES BARRETT Harbor an Bouche, March 24, 1909. "I wish to express my sincere appre- ciation of the great benefit I received from taking "Fniit-a-tives." I suffered from Biliousness and Dyspepsia for fifteen years and I consulted physicians''- and took many kinds of ordinary medicine, but got no relief. I was in miserable health all the time and nothing.'did me any pood. I read the' testimonial of Archibald McKech of. and I decided to try I have taken a number of boxes of "Fnrit-a- but before I had taken one bos I felt better and now am entirely welL "I am thankful to be "wen after fifteen "years suffering, and I am willing to have this statement published for the sake of other sufferers, and "to 'them I strongly recommend "Fmit-a-tiyes." (Signed) BARRETT, 5 oca box, 6 for trial box, At all dealers or sent post-paid on receipt of price by Pruit-a-tives Limited, Ottatra. The 0. W, Kerr Co. have just re- ceived advice from the driller who is petting down a well at the townsite of Chin that they have abundant wa- ter, measuring 40 feet. The well is ISO feet deep. This 'ensures plenty of good water for the people located in this town. J. I-L Ley of Coaldale made arrangements to put in a general store at Chin. Steps are be- ing taken to locate a post office there and it is expected that arrangements will be closed for a hotel there in a few days. Show Cards and Price Cickcts T The kind we make are so attractive that they draw people into your store. If Our work has soap, originality, quality, artistic value. Prices Always Reasonable. 11 Prepare for the Christmas trade by order- ing a stock of'signs and price tickets now. Introductory Offer To get our goods before the merchants we-make the following offer: 6 Siicw Cards, 11x14, Nothing cheap but the price. A good chance to get your Christmas or other dis- play showcards. Acadia Block P. 0. Box 1817 Letlibridge, Alta. Removal Of Edmonton Land Office Recall Stirring Times j (Edmonton This week the Dominion Land's Agency at. Edmontcgi opened for busi-. those who saw its life in. jeopardy, as far as Edmonton was concerned, have long had time to calm the-emo- HELD ON A SEDUCTION CHARGE Have a Cigar Yes, Give Me The B. and S. Manufactured By ISL S. S U P I N A LETHBRTDGE ALBERTA New York, Nov. spend- ing a month in the Bast describing his work among the lumbermen of the Minnesota woods, the Rev. Fran- cis E. .start back next Wednesday to take up his preaching again in the forests. Mr. Higgins, who.-is known as "The Lumber Jack Sky is the ori- ginator of religious work among the Western logging ''camps. The inen call a preacher a "sky pilot" if they like him, and a "wind pumper" if they do not. Mr. Higgins early won the first title. This is Mr. Higgins'; first visit to the East, and so popular has he made himself that he has been invited to return next April and. address the Presbyterian-Union of New York. He has been successful in collecting sev- eral thousand dollars toward ,-thc sought by the Presbyterian Board of Home Missions, under which works. A young man named Eugene, Rog- ers was arrested .by the police yesterday, and is being" Held here on a charge of seduction on information from Kalispel, Montana-. The mar- shall will- arrive here to-night to take him back to: the states. in the new in the were then so powerfully jper Block, on the corner of Fifth aroused. 'street and Jasper avenue. The first home of the Land Office For seventeen Land Office j for the Edmonton district was m a has occupied the building on the cor- small frame house, which is still ner of Sixth street and Victoria ave-1 standing on. Victoria avenue, to the nue- Here the anxious land seekers j east of the Arlington Apartment flocked year after year to take up.; Block and almost directly opposite homesteads in the Edmonton dis- j the location which it subsequently trict Here many a land "rush" has' held. In 1S92 the C.P.R. reached the Has all tke Virtues Perfect in Desigtf In Fitting Quality In Value, and Price This Label aid tbcphb price on ernr ..the sur- been chronicled when opening of .fromf time to in the influx of new set- tlers, who prized the possession "of a quarter section of fertile land, derful changes have occurred in character of Edmonton'and: the rounding country in: that period, but still the Land Office was the never- failing spring from which the rivers of prosperity flowed. It has had its high-water mark and its period 01 low-level, but as a factor in the de- velopment of the "great country to the north" its vitalizing power has never failed. The Supreme Incident To many who now have their homes in Central Alberta the- Edmonton Land Office has had an entity almost human, bet probably very few know of the interesting bit of history to which that entity relates. After sev- enteen years the Land Office has had an opportunity to recover from the supreme incident in its career, and south bank of the Saskatchewan and the company proceeded to popularize .South Edmonton, now called Strath- cona. Strong antipathy arose be- tween the two settlements on- the north and south banks of the river. 'South Edmonton'was puffed with pride at the acquiring of railway faci- lities, and. Old Edmonton, perched on its regal throne on the -high, bank to the north, viewed with wrath the at- tempt to rob it of its glory. A Tais of Two Cities From this situation sprang a tale of two cities. Edmonton had what South Edmonton very much coveted land office. History relates that the 'land "agent was interested in the prosperity of South Edmonton and used his influence to have the office moved across the river. His repre- sentations to the Minister of the In- terior, Hon. Mr. Dewdney, lat-er char- acterized in the Bulletin as "Dirty -were successful, and the order was received from far away. Edison Phonographs Are sold at one price all over Canada. We pay the freight. Why send away and pay extra f We have a big assortment of mach- ines and records NOW Jhe lethbridge Sporting Goods Company UP ION'S POOL supplied wiib the FIXTURES IN ALBERTA And io :ool, bright and pleasant. Best Cigars and Tobaccos in stock 'Barber Shop in of Oliver Why Stanfieldsllse nova Scotia Wool 9 I chief reason is because the Stanfields JL .have never found any other wool that makes Underwear, so peculiarly suited to Canadians. salty, ocean breezes and healthful climate, coupled with the rich grazing, give Nova Scotia wool a "quality which is not found anywhere else. Nova Scotia wool is. perfectly blended. It is sdft: and smooth, yet staunch and strong. It can be spun like silk and wears almost like steel. Garments, knitted of this fine wool, give the and are not heavy or bulky. It is no exaggeration to say that the Stanfields get the pick of the Nova Scotia wool. The founder of these mills did much to develop the throughout the Maritime Provinces. The farmers saved their best wool for him, and continue to send their high grade wool to the Stanfield mills. .Then, this wool reaches the mills in the best possible condition. There are no long railroad lengthy journeys in the holds of tramp steamers. The wool is shipped direct to Truro as soon as sheared. Experts sort, clean and make it ready at once for its trip of transformation into StanfielcPs Unshrinkable Underwear.- Stanfield's Underwear Is made by the only process which takes the shrink out of the wool before the garments are knitted, The value of this by the founder of the Stanfield shown by the growth of this business, which is now capitalized and employs over 300 operatives. (Stanfield's Unshrinkable Underwear is made in .3 standard weights, Light (Red Medium (Blue Label) and Heavy (Black .Label) and in 17 other weights and qualities to suit the requirements of T every man and woman. The best dealers everywhere handle Underwear. Catalogue showing styles, and samples of fabric, sent free for your address. a SUifleU'S Ottawa that the Land Office be straightway moved. Loud.. would have been the note ot indignation on the part o! the ,old Edraontonians Jf the order generally known. Strategy was to be the game of the land agent, and the office was to be moved by stealth. On a Saturday afternoon, toward the close rof.June, building, was jacked and .placed three wagon boxes. Preparations were al- most complete for moving off when a small boy was despatched into the Bulletin Office to insert an advertise- ment before the paper went to press, that the Land Office had been moved to South Edmonton. Citizens to the Rescue The trumpet of Mars wa.s sounded along the Jasper avenue- of twenty seven years ago. Blue was the ozone with the deprecations which were called on the head of the offenders; Mayor McCauley, now Warden Mc- Cauley, led the van of indignant citi- zens to the Land Office, where tMe horses were beginning to" make of with the treasure. A sudden Malt was made, the whiffietrees were re- moved, the nuts on the axles -were unscrewed, so as to put further nro- gress out of the question. A guard was "laced on the whick the arrival of the police could mot disperse. That evening a public meeting was held, at which the 'following resolu- tions were unanimously passed "That in the opinion of ..this meet- ing the removal of the government land and timber offices is contrary to the wishes and detrimental to the best interests of nine-tenths of tfc.e people of this district. "That pending the receipt of a re- ply from the Department of Interior to said removal, the citi- zens of Edmonton and vicinity be a committee, with power to add- their numbers, to. prohibit remoTAl and that a copy of the resolutions lie wired to the Premier." (Signed) M. McCAULEY, Mayor. Exchange Of Wires In -the meantime telegrams back and forth between and the Minister of the Interior, explanations and orders -were interchanged. Captain G-riesbacfc came up from Fort with a pOsse of Mounted Police, um- instructions to ,360 that the Office was moved at once. "What shall I do said the coi- stabulary captain. "I have my or- ders from -the Minister of the Inter- ior." 5'We are both young men, replied Mayor McCauley. 'That build- ing will not be aioved -without blood- J i shed. I am prepared to take my cham- ces if you care to do the same." A feeble attempt was made carry out the order, but the guard" proved too ominous and tfctj idea was dropped. I On Wednesday at ten o'clock tte Land Office was back in its place i more open for business. It had stood! for three days on the' wheels, prob-: ably wondering at the strange treat-1 ment to which it has been subjected. New Land Office The excitement had barely time subside when, on July. 11, 1892, tcn-j ders were called for a new Land Of-j fice to' be built in Edmonton. Tb.tr office was built and has since stood.; a witness to the ceaseless tidcofim-: migration which comes with passing years. On Saturday, November 6, 19M, the Land Office was transferred the new quarters, where, Mr. McKei-? zie arrd his staft had the time-honor-1 ed agency ready for business on tttl following Monday. The entire floor of the block is occupied gives sixty per cent, more floor than formerly. The new offices mrif centrally located and are better ever equipped to parcel out ter sections to the hungry landseek-j C.P.R. AGENT RESIGNS j Mr. G. B. Strong has resigned kisf position with the C.P.R. as agent at Medicine Hat and as sooix asl his successor arrives will embark ill the mercantile business at BeverleyJ Sa'sk., a point which sprang i great prominence this fall tnroufk its heavy 'grain shipments. ;