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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 10, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta with the Goods for l^all Business! Yon are invited to gome and look throogh onr complete stocks, and see what we can . do for yen in supplying you season's wants. Whether to buy or only to look, yon are J welcome here. Lovely Things among the Dress Goods Never before'have we shown such a large range of Fashionable Fabrics for Cpstnmes and Suits in shades of broWn, blue, green, gK:ys, wine and black. Then again, our prices are right. We don't put up the priee/because the goods are new. If you'll look vou'U find we SELL AT CITY TPRIOES, SOMETIMES UNDER. ^ ] Ladies' Cloth Coats Tweeds at 60c. A splendid range of Heavv Tweeds, just the thing for girls' school dresses, the kinds that stand hard wear. Our price is special at per yard........................... 60c. Meltons at 30 and 50c. A warm serviceable Dress Goods for little money in a good range of shades, navy, brown, green, greys and black, and good value at the price. Per yard... * 30 and 50c. We*ve piles of New Skirts, and they are selling. Some elegant Plaids, fine plain Amazons, black Panamas, and fancy Tweed Effects. The prices run from $3.00 to 9.C0. See them, you'll say they are worth more money. We are showing a >much better range of Coats than usual, and can save yon money if you require one^this season. I^rk tweeds and plain cloths kre good. , Seie the Coats we are selling at .... 10.00,14.00 and 17.00 Fur Ruffs and Muffs Last year we sold a great many small furs' should sell more this season, stocks are larger and better assorted. Then again, the people are better acquainted with our system of doing business. We don't charge furrier's pricesibut can beat any city catalog. \ See this bargain, Ladies* Eaton Suits Black, brown; navy and grey, well tailored, and of fine quality materials. Sizes 34 to 38, only six suits in the lot, to clear at aboat half regular price-$6.50, 9.00 and 10.00. A. Macdonald (Sb Co. MMMMt ^nd all iamily receipts left with I receive our special attention. All being accurately compound-. and promptly delivered. [.J. JOHNSTON Druggist and Stationer. A LOCAL BUDGET. In Time ot Siidmess �J. I. 'V:akin spent Wednesday in Gal Miss Cookslcy was in Taber on oday and Wednesday on' business. |w. C. SimmonB, M.P.P., Ipft ym-ay lor Toronto and otiier east-points. IAuotion sale of wall paper at Turn's Furniture Store on Saturday, t. 12, at 8 p.m. (j. T. Hings, of Johannesburg, ransvaal, 8. A., is visiting his bro- a. W. HIngs, |Mr. J^W^ Turpin, of Lethbridge, Sobdagr in the ,y. Oibbons, of I�thbridge Financial 4c Realty |a. It. Koyes, the wcM^c^wn black 1purposes going to NVi^oria, iB. in a short ttime to stay a few onths looking after his buiiiness in-up�eted �hRt �l. J. Biryan and ducatlonaliste wUI ba Many articles are required, such as Bad Pans, Hot Water Bottles, Syringes, Thermometers, Ice Bags, Invalid Cushions, Medicine Glasses, Tojlet Paper, Sick Feeders, Crutches, Sponges, Disinfectants, etc., etc. We are headquarters for all sick room supplies. J. D. Hi^nbotluun & Co. Vm^r Mid DispMUunf Cbamiats Telephone 49. Resident Graduate Night Clerk. Mr. and Mrs*. F. W. Downer .left Sunday for Maple Creek. F. Sick of the IMhbridge Bvenring jfe Malting Co.. went to Calgary on Tuesday. Among Friday'^ visitors were Senator and Mrs. Wood, who were aci companied by their two sons, B. R. and A. T. Wood. The president at the Bar-Tenders Union, Dan Haley, reports that er* erythlng has been satisfactorily sef-t)fid by the hotel men and the union with the exception of >one or two minor questions. Mrs. T. M. Kvans and family who have been in Caiifornia for nearly a year returned to the cjty on Saturday. Mr. Bvans accompanied them. They are occupying their new home on Bartlrt* St. W. H. Fairfield, auporintteindent of the Experimental Farm, returned from Kingston, Ont., on Sunday. He spent a couple of days in Ottawa con suiting With Director Saunders on dopai'tmentBl business. Charles Bklwards was convicted by Magistrates Humphries and Belcher for selling liquor to Indians, and was fined $50 and costs or one month imprisonment. . He elected the la>ttor. Two Indians were aJso fined $10 or imprisonment for drunkenness. On Saiturday, W. a B. Oillis, the well-known rancher delivered to P. Burns *J Co. sixty-two head of beef cattle. ,T. W. Croft, the local manager for P. Burns A Co. states that the bunch was one of the beat ho had received this fall. It is' very. evMent'that the hard weather expor-ienoed ln�t winter had iittle or no sOaot upon the qualitx of beet mar JMtfld this fall. Miss Olive Dayics is visiting �'in Calgiuy. C. G. K. Nourse made a trip to Magrath on Monday. H. J. H. Skoith went to Calgary on Tuesday for a day. Seneca Jones, of Hamilton, Ont., was in the city Saturday. Mayor Oalhraith leavi^ on Monday for a bniof visit to eastern points. There is to be a social in the Albion Ridge School House on Friday Oot. 18th. C. B. -Bowman left this morning on a trip to Spokane, Seattle, and Port land, Oregon. Supt. Wilson, R.N.W.M.P. is making an inspection of the internatilon-al boundary outposts. Ed Kenny, of Ross & Kenny, of Iloscbud Creek, north of Gieichen, came to the city on Monday. L. H. Fowler, chief of the Fire. Bri-gader up to over six hundred volumes. J. D, McKelvie and Miss F. McKel vie of Brandon, Man., father and sis ter of Mr. McKelvie, clothing merchant have taken up their residence oit the old Burkitt home. Chas. McCleneghaa accompanied bis father on a trip to Edmonton last U'eek. He s more convinced thaoi ever that the Lethbridge district is better than anyv in the province. Postmaster Higinbotham has intercepted a large number of immoral postal cards during the past few days. The transmission of postal cards that are obscene or suggestive is positively forbidden. The author! ties in this way strive to cause people of such depraved natu(es to keep their vileness to themselves. Tinsel postcards are also forbidden unless enclosed in an envelope. The first social evening given by the Westminister Guild of Knox Church was a groat success. Over one hundred wore present to enjoy the programme and refreshments. Th� various vice-prasidents made short addresses, the social vice-president making a great hit. Among the other members of the programme were a short, address by Rev. A. M. Gordon, a "Habitant" reading by J. H. Ril,ey. a solo by W., McKay, and a quartette by Messrs. Dobbin, S'loan, Marshall, and Cope. At the High School literary Socio ty meeting on Friday last, it was de>-clded in debate that married life is not prefcrrable to single life. W. Raloy in a witty speech and Dora Nimmons in an able address won the debate for the negative from p. Mie-bach and Jessie Conn, who valiantly upheld the cause of the married peo pie. Miss Bennett. Winnifrcd Hyssop and G. A. Virtue wore the Judges. A feature of the "Lit" was a chorus by the girls. Jas. B. Kenny, asoiisftant editor of the Observer, read an excelloai number ot bis paper. Rev. P. S. Parrobt of Albion Ridge v/as in the city on Tuesday. Miss �. E. Austin ha� returned from an extended visit to Abemethy Sask. When you want any Job printing doiie n^member that The Herald has exceptional equipment for this �work. Mian K. McKay of Licthbridge is visil/ing with Mrs. W. A. Chlsholm until after the Nanton fall lair.-Na� ton News. R. H. S,tafTord, son of the late Wm StaCTord, has returned from a sojourn of nearly seven years in Alaska. W. A. Buchanan, of Edmonton, Pro vincial Librarian, and formerly editor of The Herald, spent the week end in the city. Mrs. Dovlne, proprietress of the Alberta Boarding House, has leased the residence of John A. Silver on West-mini!�ter Rood. On Saturday evening at the Baptist Tabernacle, Rev. Wm. Reid wilt take as his subject "An Awful End to an Awful Life." C. J. Eckstorm is in Calgary attending the meeting of the Board of Control of the Western Canada Base-bail .s Murray of Rapid City arrived in the city on Tuesday. They will occupy their new home here as soon as it is completed. B. P. Wallace, B.C.L., accompanied by Mrs. Wallace orrived home on Friday night and has rented Mr. Wild man's cottage south of the track. -Taber Free Press. Mrs. and Miss Austin will not receive tomorrow (Friday) and in fu-tuitt will receive the second Thursday of the month when Miss Robb will receive with them. W. Gunn of .T. Gunn te Sons, arrived Inst night. He says that the work on the bridge will be pushed rapidly forward as soon as the CP. R. engineers haw the surveys completed. W. S. Stavcrt, of Montreal, who was liquidator of the Ontario Bank for the Bank of Montreal, and who is president of the Canadian Bankers' Association was in the city this week. The Herald, with its other improve menrts has added an exceptionally fine stock of stationery. You know whera to get the very best stationery print ed in the neatest and most attractive style. Rev. Wm. Reid leaves oh Monday morning for l^ed Doer to ^attend the Alberta Baptist Association. He will be away aM week. The congregation here" has invited the Association to meet hero ne-vt j'earr Nate-As the cutler on the new press does not work satisfactorily. The Herald was published last week and this in its present shape. As soon as the part is received, the Herald will take its usual form. Norman Higinbotham, the ^oung son of J. D. Higinbotham was severely scal^led on Saturday evcm(>g by turning on the hot water tap in the bath tub vithout turning on the cold also. He slipped into the hot water and both legs were badly scalded. He js improving satisfactorily at present Immigration Officer A. E. Hum. phries left on Tuesday night for Mon treal to deport two undesirable immigrants called "Picadill^" ^.awnence a:nd Neil MoPhorson, who have been in the country about a . year and worked hard every day at borrowing money and fighting booze. Mr. and. Mrs. W. A. Buchanan, of Edmonton, Alta.. were visiting at the lattor's old home here. Mr. Buchanan was, up to a few months'ago, editor of the Lethbridge Herald, one of Alberta's most influential Journils He is now the Provincial Librarian of Alberta, wiilch appointment he lately neceived.-Beamsville to-date and .satisfactory and all present thoroughly enjoyed the affair. Their only regret being that it was in ceality the last event of the kind Ltich Mrs. Anderson would be it as a'High Riverite. It is hovove'r, tiie sincere wish of all inter ested that they may at some future date, gi\-e another dance welcoming her return to our town, if not to remain, at least as a guest, and much as we regWJt her departure, we realize that our loss wlllbe Lethbridges gain, so congratulate Lotbbridge.- High River Times. The O. W. Kerr Co. have a company of land iiiuyers in the city today. Lieut. Percy Shaw who has been seriously ill with pneumonia is iiow improving. The Customs rrt,urn8 for September art the Lothbrldge office were $10,930.34. ' Mrs. Wm. Morrison and tier two children leave on Sunday night for a two months' visit near Brandon, Man. Mrs. H. T. Baker, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. C. V. Dennett, liefuroed to Lumsden, Sask., on Sunday morning. Maurice Thomas who was, injured in the C.P.B. ashpH has so much im proved that he will be out of the hos pital in a few days. The new legal forms, seals, stamps etc., for the Supreme and District Courts of Alberta have been received by the Clerk of the Court. Mrs. Hayes of Winnipeg, who writes for the Manitoba Free Press under the name Mary Mark well, is in the cit.v getting some Sunny Southern Alberta booster copy. The weekly Bible classes held in St. Augustin's Church by the rector are being wel,l attended. The sub. ject of the course ot studies is "Church Principles for Christian People." Letters of administration of the estate of Edward Moffit, who was killed in the C.P.R. yards lost August have been issued to Mate Moffit, of Ltfthbridge. The value of the estate is put at $175. A. G. Ross, manager of the Trust '&) Guarantee Co. who are public ad-, ministrators for the Lethbridge Judicial disrtriot is in the city in con-hect/ion wrth the administration of the estate of the late Roy Fdster. The first elaotions for the election of benchers for the Law Society ot All>erta will be held on November iVth. A list of those eligible to vote has boon received by the Clerk of the, Court and can be seen in his office. On Thanksgiving evening, Oot. 81, a thanksgiving service wi\^ be held in Sit. Augusbin's Church. After the service there will be a social in the rectory. No admission will be charg ed but anyone wishing to make a freewill offering to the Church Building fund may do so. The managers of the Lethbridge public cemetery have made arrangements with the Trusts &t Guarantee Co. of Calgary for the filing of agreements for the sale^of Ipts in the cemetery. Purchasers of lots can at any time refer to the original agreement deposited wit^ the above company and can thus be assured as to the title of their property. Aa Awful Death. I . On Saturday morning there occurred at the Junction, east of the city, one of the most horrible accidents in the history of the city, and district, when Roy Foster, a fallen woman, who was tlie keeper of a resort just outside the city limits was burned to deati). Fortunately she was alone or the fatalities would have been more numerous.  iW)out half past six o'clock Wm. Virtue who lives close by sav'i smoke issuing from the building. He and the Chinaman cook who was in the neighboring 8hack tried to get inside to rescue the inmate and her proi�rty. Warren McT.Ji,ine, the team ster in charge of the A.' R. & I. Co's stables also hurried to the scene. The city fire brigade hastenefi out b�*t were unable to do anything asi their thousand foot of hose was insuffloient' to reach the nearest hydrant. The building was past,saving at any rate The body of the unfortunate woman w;as found where the stairway to the oeMar had been There were suspicions of foul play as Mack Sing, the cook, declared that he heard the voice of a man in the building after Roy Foster had had a lunch about one o'clock in the morning. The finding of the Jewels, she was known to possess, alloyed any such suspicions, however. Coroner J. D. Higinbotham held an Inquest at the R.N.W.M.P. Barracks on Monday morning and evening. The jurors were W. A. Ott, O. H. Johnston, E. J. Fraser, C. Burkitt, H. J. H. SkeMh, and E. N. Wakely. The evidence of Wm. Virtue and W. B. McLaine and Mack Sing told of the discovery of the fire, the efforts to break into the building, and to put out the fire. An explosion was heard during the fire. J. H. Fleetwood told of the efforts of the fire brigade and that the building was a mass of flames when thw Brigade arrived. .T. McB. Shively, liverj'man, gave evidence that he had driven a woman Dorothy Davis, to the place and .back the night before and that the deceased had said she was going to Spokane on Monday morning. .1. J. Furman, the owner of the house testified that the rent was paid up to Octolicr 14th. R. S. Malteo of the Bank of Monto^te goods^ is better than many poorly assorted. Men hare taken oar store i as beinK devoted solely to ladies' goods. We hiiYe no room for displaying more than one line. G. H. Johnston All the latest Novelties in TRIMMED AND UNTRIMMED HATS! Are now on display. Children's wear a specialty. W. H. Scott, L. A. Scott, Proprietor. Manager. HILL BLOCK. DUrrEMNSTBBBT ^1 17"' the articles as bolonging to his wife. Detective Sergeant P. Egan ot the R.N.W.M.P foroe toM of the discovery of the skull and part alt | .the hody in the ruins a Ad of tlw >swelry. He ident1fl�d the skeleton by �te falsa teeth, and said that the deceased woe '� morphine IWed but not a drlaksr. The vvrdiot returned was: That on aatiirdaar memiaff. Oetpb*,, �r 5th. A.D. 1907, ibe dsesMwl Ilojf:, Footer, came tmr dfeath at t|*, Juootion ewrt otV-^mfdlkr'mI "14^$ bridge, by suflkatlen aa4 buraiig,. the An haviim Utm tmmA by jb�M| ekkaew. �> tbs ;