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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE WEEKLY HERALD LOCAL PARAGRAPHS FOR THE WEEK WEDNESDAY Ceo. of Napanee, Ont., has b.-en visiting his sister, Miss .Preston, of the Public school staff, .has returned to the east, and will go through to the Old Country. Miss Ruth Krickson and her aunt, Mrs. Du Val, of Elroy, Wis., in. the city enjoying Southern Alberta's sunshine for a few weeks. Mrs. G. L. Fraser and family have arrived from Coleman to, take. up. .iheir residence here. Mr. Fraser, general manager of the Royal Col- Jiieries, has been here some weeks. F. J. "Harbinson, who has been in Hhe A. R; and I. Co. freight office for ,a year and half, has resigned to a position as bookkeeper for ?P. JtJurns Co. Fi-lx Shaw, collector .of Customs, .42CU> w xesideaci on Bartlett St... directly of C. R. Daniel's. The Lyceum Theatre opens up .Monday evening, Oct. 12th, with a program of refined vaudeville and new moving pictures. -The report that we purpose remov- ing from our present premises is without foundation. We will con- :iinue to do business at the old Brodie be erected on the town site was start- ed yest.'rday, Ten lute have been sold. Work on the slope "is being pushed by three shifts. The contract has been let for the. erection. of a new boarding house to contain thirty rooms. Two gentlemen aiv desirous of building general stores, and the company have applications from three gentlemen for a permit to build a hotel. The F. E, Mason Land Co. sold a tract of one and a quarter sections Hear Stirling to Edgar D.' Risser and Clarence JD. Risser, of Illinois. These men are wheat growers in the State of Washington, and their first trip here has been a revelation to them, and they were well impressed with prospects here, and expect to im- prove these lands and put them und.r cultivation. is considerable talk around the streets as to whether Lefchbridge is to have a skating rink .this winter. Many of the young people' would patronize .it there be one. A rink could be erected so that it-'might be used for roller skating iii the summer. This would be, a paying proposition, If nothing is done by any individual citizen in -this regard, a meeting of those interested should be called soon to discuss ways of securing the means to erect a. rink. Last night as the band was parad- over two thousand acres at New 'Day, ton, and will put a part of it in crop in the spring. on London Road. Jas. Dalrymplo is putting addition to his residence. Peter Wilson was sentenced to six in the wwtne months in jail for stealing L Bankg c, a knife from a man named Dodd at up an SIR WILFRID LAURIER ON THE COST CF THE TRANS. CONTINENTAL iand.-Stafford. stand; Redpath ;St.-. iljg 'down KedPath: _at' iHick Hardware Co. tacnect to a rig containing two lames ft D- V- L do Rnad left suddenly started into a run at the morning on a.; visit to her' old at '-Delaware, 'Middlesex Ont.., accompanied by Miss Stella Black, of Detroit, Mich., who has "ibeen on an extended visit in Leth- .1) ridge, and vicinity. The Mayor is looking for quarters -for the city offices and the police .-station, as well as for a place to ;plac.: the fire-fighting apparatus. The -contractors for the new fire hall want lo put in the whole floor of "the-build- .ing nt once. If they do so it will necessitate, the vacating of the whole premises. Dan Haley and party have return- from.their duck shooting expedi- tion to the head of the Belly River. 'They had the right kind of boys with who, knowing the district thor- oughly, wen- untiring in their efforts lo provide sport for the party to bag. 'The shoot of ducks went up into the .hundreds, but the snow .fooled them regarding the other game. Needless add all returned heavily loaded with game, and with the unanimous opinion that they had had one of the Jbest tunes of their lives. John Blue, Provincial Librarian, is in the city gathering literature in the nature of financial .-statements, annual reports, etc., is- sued by the City Council and Board Trade. He purposes making a -collection of these from every city in the province for the library at JEdmonton. Mr. Blue was astonished afc the rapid advance made by Leth- since he was last a year -ago. Lethbridge and Edmonton are .making great strides. The one is the capital of the north, the other of the The Herald's recommendation that .Supt. Reid's salary be increased to corner of Glyn. down Glyn for a short .distance, then swerved sharply toward the square. In_ cross- ing the irrigation ditch the ladies were thrown out, one sustaining a slight cut on the head. The horse continued its.way across the square. FRIDAY The three .months old cliild of Mr. and Mrs. ]STeil Stalker died on Wed- nesday afternoon. The Iuneral took place this afternoon. Mayor Henderson, accompanied by his daughter, Miss Etta, is away on a week's trip to the Coast. During his absence Aid. Madx-th is acting mayor. Mrs. Thos. Robertson, a sister of Messrs. E. C. and B. W. Baines, ar- rived last night with her family from Brandon, Man., and will reside here. This afternoon Wilson is standing his trial at the Barracks on a charge of stealing and a knife' from a man in the Arlington hotel cottage. The sitting ot the Supreme Court at Lethbridge, announced for Oct. 27th, has been postponed by order in council until the 29th hist. Miss B. Sharnian's class, standard IV.. Central school, won the banner for th'j best attendance during Sep- cent. The. immigration ag.'iit yesterday deported a woman as an undesirable citizen. She passed the authorities on Tuesday by saying that she was coming to live with her husband, a bartender here. Earl Grey passed through the city this morning on the Flyer on his way east. He has been in the Rockies on came a little late. It seems! a hunting trip, and is now said to be the increase was voted at the meeting that gav- increases to .Messrs. Conybeare and Arnold. There ;was no report from any of the com- :jnittees recommending the increase, .and Mr. Reid has no application in, .and the Herald- reporter understood the Mayor to say that in these ac- counts the matter should be left over To' another meeting, but he thought 'the increase should be made. The agreed to the latter, and it .seems, however, that while they -were -talking over it, the motion .was put .and passed, escaping the notice of reporter. THURSDAY A school district has been iormed at Milk River. The school -building will be erected this fall. This is the first school district to be or- ganized in the locality. Settlers still coming. Today J. Slock took his carload of ef- fects to Magrath, and W. Brooks to _ to Senator Kirchoffer's game preserve to enjoy some more sport. The city offices and the police sta- tion have removed from fire hall to the building across street, formerly occupied by the City Bakery. The city offices are in the front part of the building, while the police offices are in the rear. A very pretty marriage ceremony was solemnized at Wesley church last night, when Albert Townsend, of Jackson, Mich., and Miss Elizabeth Ellen Parkinson, of Lethbridge, were joined in matrimony by Rev. J. M. Harrison. The bride was very taste- fully attired in white silk .with bridal veil and wreath. She was given away by her father. Miss Lizzie Cochran.' acted as bridesmaid, and J. W. Par- kinsorr, jr., supported the groom. Af- ter the ceremony the company ad- journed to the home of Mrs. Craig for the wedding supper. The young couple left on the regular to spend a the Arlington cottage. Magistrates Humphries and tried the case. Major W. B. Burnett leaves tonight for Seattle, where he will spend a fortnight's holiday visiting his daugh- ter, Mrs. Hammond. The continued carelessness of some merchants was evidenced last night, when the police in their rounds found the side door of one place open, and on going inside found th? cash 'draw, er open and ten dollars in it. An. other firm left- a lady's coat worth hanging outside the store.- Hon. C. W. Cross, Attorney-Gener- al of Alberta, was in the city for a couple of hours last evening. Mrs. A, E. Humphries has been elected secretary of the young wo- men's branch of the Provincial W. C. T. U. W. J. Atchison and Mrs. Atchison returned on Sunday from their so- journ in Southern California. Mr. Atehison is totally recover id from his illness, and is looking in the pink of good, Herald. A new hard ward firm is to open up in the Stafford Block in a few days under the name of Stafford and Ag-i new, the partners being A. B. Staf- ford, formerly of Brodie and Stafford, and R. H. Agnew, of Calgary, a bro- ther of Mrs. J. E. Lethbridge, of this city. Miss Pattesou will receive next Wed for the future ou the 2nci Wednesday of each mouth. ,_, -rf i JRev. J. M. Harrison gave a splen- did talk to the Epworth League last night on "Our Responsibilities an how they can be met." Another new residence will be er- ected on Argyle Ave. this fall. Mrs. D. M. Cartwright will build an dwelling. (At Berlin, Sept. 24.) "You have heard the Conservative leaders say that I. when introducing the quo-stion to the House of Com. monSi misled the House; that I In future the Trades and Labor Council will meet ou Thursday even- ing of each week, commencing with Thursday of this week. ed that it would cost j whereas it is going to cost some Sir, that is very small poli- tics, it is very smal potatoes indeed. What I stated was this: That we going to build the railway from Win, uipeg to Moncton, but lease it to the J Grand Trunk Pacific Company, which i was to pay interest upon it, except for seven years. Well, sir, if we build th.1. railway and borrow the money to do so at 3 per interest, that will SOUTHARD BLOK Make tod to the Purchaser Haw; the best of Lands Sell 01 Liberal Terms Rooms II aa4 12 Make Soae Sales M Crop Buy ii Large Tracts at Low Prices Sell AiythiBf 160 Acres of Lands around Warner, Milk River, Stirling, Raymond, Magrath, Lethbridge and Nanton Headquarters for Best Spring and Winter Wheat Lands H E. Miebach returned last night. b, covered bv the payment of interest fron> a visit with his brother-in-law, j we rcceive from the Grand Trunk! Dr. Kooney, at Harlem and other under the Iea3e, If a road points in Montana. j cost one million or two million, the Mrs. Belcher, Mrs. Xcsbitt. Miss Ad inter pay Out ith die and Miss Jessie Belcher you put into your pocket with the on Wednesday from a delightful If we had the condition day spent at -the Coast.-Edmonton; that the company shouid c0mmenCft payment as soon as the road was jcompleted, not a dollar would you j have to pay, but for seven years the Operations will prob-, is to be borne by the'flan, ably be commenced this fall-if not in adian people> and after sevea years the spring. The rear of the new block will be erected first. Mrs. D. J. Whitney, John Hutton Bulletin. E. J. Hill Co. have decided to erect a new block on the site of their present store. be by T. of Grand Jb'orks. and 3Irs. Hut estimated that the cost to us for seven years of interest would be Hugh Moore, of the T. Eaton Co., j church- Winnipeg, has come to the city to manage the gents' furnishing depart- ment for E. J. Hill and Co. Mr. ton, the accompany the I remains of the late Francis Hutton to Kingston, Ont., on the eastbound train tonight. -A service will be held at 8 o'clock thLs evenimr at Knox i Perhaps in this I have been too gen- erous. I didn't expect that the times would be so good as they have been since. I did not" expect that the cost of labor would increase 25 per and materials 35 p.-x cent, or Moore is a thoroughly capable and experienced man, having held a good position with the Eaton Co. for five years. Mr. Charles Herring, formerly with Mr. C..W. Gray, Lethbridge, who has been seeking a location for a hard- ware business, has secured a site on the main business street at Granum, Alberta, where he is now erectin more. IF YOU WISH TO BUY WHEAT LANDS.. HATCH COONS The choicest lauds in all parts of the Lethbridge District. HATCH COONS, Oliver Block, Lethbridge Last evening, immediately after the Herald had gone to press, the staff WHAT REMAINS FOR MR. FOSTER 01 the paper took advantage of an opportunity in which they presented) one of their number, Harry'Slaveety, j