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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 25, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta CfTHBRIOat. /^LB>nTA. WEDNESDAY, NOVCMBER, 3S. Always Leaders Hand tailored garments, ready to try on, yet so constructed that alterations can be made quickly and accurately, were originated withFit-Reform. The system of training tailors to become perfect in making an individual part of a garment, was introduced into Canada by Fit-Refprm. Styles which easily supplant the efforts of the l^t custom tailors are created by Fit-Reform. The protection to purchasers of guaranteeing satisfaction or money back, was original with Fit-Reform. 83 McKELVIE & McGUIRE Sole Agents for Lethbridfie. FIRE AT PORT BURWELL. I'oil liurwcn. Out., Nov. 24.-Tho plunl of tlio Port Burwell N(,'ws, owned and opoinled by C. A. Burns, was (IcHtioycd by flra this morning. It wu.s caused by tho explosion of a gn.soline engine. Loss, about $4,000. LEAP YEAR BALL AND FAREWELL DANCE The manageinent of the Bijou will give their farewoll dance in the old Bijou Theatre on Wednesday November 25th. Come and dance for the last time on the best floor in town. Dancing commences at 9 o'clock. Tickets $1.00. Refreshments as^ usual. Remember this is the farewell dance. 91-3 HARBOTTLE IS DYING Kdnionton, Nov. 25.-Melville S. Ilnrbottlo, Into inspector of inlnn( reveiuiR here, and who was sent to prison for defalcation of Government funds to tiie amount of seven tliou-siinfl dollars, is iyinp at the point of fiealh in tlio penitentiary liere. An f'|)oration has been performed Uu cannot liv(!. but About Coal Prices PAQI THHRC LOOKING FOR COAL. Sydney, N.S.. Nov. 24.-C. H. Fer-pie, at one time connected witli tlie Dominion Coal Co., is hero examin-im: coal properties in soulhejn Capo Breton, in tlie interest, it is said, of the Canadian Pacific Railway, tliat company being anxious to secure its own coal supply in Eastern as well as Central and Western Canada. I PROFESSOR ARMANDS The City of Yesterday Or the San Francisco Earthquake (Winnipeg Free Press.) A little comj)arison of prices uf various grades of coal a� purcliased in Western Canada may prove interesting. In Winnipeg American anthracite, all the way from Pennaylvania, is sold at .f!l0.50 per ton down to No. 2 nut alze, which is retailed at $0 per ton. American soft coal for domestic purposes is eold at $8 io $9 per ton. Lothbiidge nnd Taber coal from the Alberta mines is sold ttt $d, Souris coal brings from $5.00 to $5.50 per ton. Canadian anthracite does not find its way from Banff and Bankiioad to this city. At Moosomin, 210 miles west of Winnipeg, Pennsylvania anthracite is sold at $12.60 per ton and liere Banff anthracite) comes into the market, being sold at M0.50 per ton, tiie exact price at which Pennsylvania an-tliracite is sold in Winnipeg. Taber coal is sold in Moosomin at $B.50 per ton. Moosomin is 641 miles from Lethbridge nnd 703 miles from Banff. Moosomin is 645 milos from Fort William and the. latter town is some little distance from the Pennsylvania mines, but of course, a largo part of the haul of Ameiican coal to Fort Williom is over the water route. At Moose Jaw the price of Lethbridge coal is inuoii the same as at Moosomin and Banff. Anthracite is .1:10.50. At botl) Regina and Moose Jaw, 585 and 524 miles, respectively, from Banff, the price of Canadian anthracite is the same as that of Pennsylvania anthracite in Winnipeg- The Saskatoon Phoonix has lately been devoting some attention to the coal quesiion md makes the statement tliat Edmonton coal, which is thought to be a really satisfactory domestic fuel, should bo laid down t.liere at $5 per ton. Aa the price of Lethbridge coal at Regina, is much the same as at Winnipeg, it would seem that Edmonton coal whicli could be so}i\ at Sa.skatoon for $5 a ton could be sold here at not more than $6 per ton. In view of the fact tliat We�t.ern Canadian coal of good qualitj-', botli liard and soft, exists in vast deposits I and tliat it can be distributed over tlie. vast prairies without duty restrictions, it would seem reasonable o "expect that people should be able to purclia.se it at much less cost than corre.sponding grades of Pennaj'lvan-coal, even io of apirits, t*a or t)eer excite tho kidneys 1 Aro you easily worried and anni)yre iniit. . was disposed of yesterday at '> ii in., Inspector West nnd Miihi'sirnto S . 1.ay ton. Dr. W. li. Hawk, a veterinary sm--Rcon, being the flr.st witnesb', said: I live at Medicine Hat and was at Grassy Lake on tho IBlh of October. was slaying at the Gra.s.sy Lake Hotel in room number five. I le't niy grip in my room while 1 attended to my business at the stock, yards icing uwtty until evening. My grip was unlocked. On niy return to Med ieiuo Hat on the 14th, I misswl my revolver, si.x cartridges, and a razor. Tho articles exhibited "A" and "B" recognize ns those taken from my grip. Tho .shells exhliibit "(!" are also similar to mine. When I misRed my revolver I wrote to Constitlilo C. .1. Coleridge of Grassy Lake, informing him of my loss. Constable Coleridge, said: "On the ].")th of October I received a eom-nmnication from Dr. Hawk, stating thut a ..'W Colt's rovolver had been taken from his grip at tho Grassy Lake hotel. Ho asked me to keep nil eyo open for it. 1 spoke to tho night clerk, Wairen Rooso, telling hitix to look out for this gun. Tho prisoner, Charles Hussie, arrived on the 12th, from Tnber. Koosa said. Ilussio tried to sell him n revolver, doscribing tho gun to liim as a .38 Colts rovolver witli six shells, nil of which were catclied in a h(de in tho ground about a milo north of town by tho side of n ditch. Warren Hoosn, being sworn, said: T live at Grassy laiko. I was em-Iiloyed n.s night bar-tender. I knew tho accused at Gras.sj' Lake. He was .staying in tho hotel aliout the middle of October in the sitting room in the day time, utter Mr. Ell had discharged him. Ho told me he had a ("oil's revolver, 3,"> or .'18 cnlibro. I told him there was no such tiling ns ii ..I.T. Ho oflerod' it to me for 5.00 and said it was north ot the hotel liy a ditch in a hole by tho idde ot two rocks, anil ho could find it. Tho nc-ciiHcd and I went out ne.Kt morning to look far tho gun, but as the snow was so deep we could not find it. On our way out there ho told ino ho brought the gun with him from the States and for the second time remarked, "Don't let iu\vliO(ly see this gun." ".\b;.)'it Nov. 18, 1 was out riding near MaunseU's ranch. 1 noticed two stones along the ''OR SALIv-For the next ten day.s .Mrs. G. \. Stevens will offer her I'li-tire lioiiseliiild L'oods for sale, located at 0,'iO Crabb street. This furniture is all new. Call early and get a bar-.u'liin. 85-()  \ Coal, Ice and PRAYING Western Transfer Co. LONG BROS.Proprietors Office opposite Balmoral PHONE ea  HEAD OFFICE-VICTORiA, B. C. FOR SALIO-.\ wicker baby carriage. Almost new. \pply corner .\rgyle Avi'.. and Westminster road. 'Phone 288 . 293 0 Specials in Rattan Furniture.-We have placed on our 1st floor an attractive lot of Rattan chairs. They are on sale today at greatly reduced priee�, and won't last long, so sei" them today. Floor Coverings in wonderful variety are to be f';und here. Japanese Matting in piece goods and rugs, art .squares in all sizes, shades and designs. Mats for every purpose. When in need of these goods, you will find this store a most satisfying one JN EVERY WAY. They are not u side issue with us, but one of our chief lines. THE TURPIN FURNITURE CO; THE HOME MAKERS FsTAlUdSIIED 18(14  Merchants Bank of Canada HEAD OFFICE, MONTREAL Paid tip Capital...........................$6,000,000 Reserve and Undivided Profits.............. 4.207,400 Accounts of Merchants, Farmers and Ranchers Solicited Drafts Money Orders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department Lethbridge Branch: Coaldale Block, Redpath St.  Merchants & Contractors We have the teams and Ave'ro liere to do tho business Draying & Contract Worii of all kinds promptly attehded to You will do well to get our prices before placing your orders elsewhere Hayr Transfer Co. H. H�yr�nd W. G. Hole, Prspi, PHONE 180 ;