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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Friday, THE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HERAtn BEAR IN THE Since making our opening announcement tnere lias been a tremendous flop 'among the jewellers of Southern Alberta. We have been offered, and accepted, the entire stock of two more jewellers, making our present holding over 30yOOO dollars .Thisis no Ibunkum "but'-solid, sober fact wlucli we are pre- jared to 'aiiy reputable lawyer in the city of- ietEtridge. We are putting stock into the hands jrf Mr. BenJBoltj.jbhe InternationalJewelry Auctioneer, to Public Auction lor wliaf ever price it-fetches at the hammer. We have come to Lcthbridge to stay and the fact' that we Thaye "bought the shocks of two other jewelers is sufficient evidence that we .have confidence in the city and kt ability to -make good right here. .This great amalgamation sale affords the cat- of Lethlbridge an y Unparalleled Opportunity ttffcuyong the finest samples of the jewelers7 -art at your own V: Talue, which we you will appreciate" and .-patronize.. 'B is also the finest opportunity to secure, Xmas pres- ents at a 'fraction of wKat they will cost you a few weeks hence. Our great sale starts Saturday, October 29 imd we would again impress upon you the fact that however successful the sale may he it cannot continue beyond the ;i2th day; of The man Behind the Hammer lias other engagements "to fulfill and must leave Lethbridge immediately his contract with us is concluded. Gome ami our stock for yourself. Our store, which is the largest arid best fitted in the city cannot hold all the goods we have 'ito sell? at one time. Our "basement is full and the stocks aboye menioned are coming. We want your assistance and Private sales throughout the day, arid EVERY NIGHT AT 7.30 P.M. THE HAMMER IS SET IN MOTION, Come tbrougli tKe day and look the stock over Come at nigbt and bid on what you want Come and enjoy yourself wbetber you buy or not Forget everything you like, but don't forget the big AUCTION SALE AT Corner RODE 500 MILES ON HORSEBACK Edmonton, 'Oct. To ride five hundred miles, on '-horseback is a feat xvhich requires strength and endur-j j such 'a- journey has just been! ('completed -by' Mrs-. Cocorane, who, accompanied by her husband. rode in from. Twin TLakes, Grand' 'Kdnibatoa in sixteen days, j arriving in 'the city.- last week. Tho journey, was accomplished without; -Mrs. is somewhat -and ttwd.'she [-is none worse- lor 'her.: h journey, i f -A iifost trios {a go a p ar ty fjVfr.'AineribaDs; arid-Mrs. Ctich- race.-vand' Mrs. Jarn-es and ''tte'eirr' arirved ia the; intention of settling' "tae Ed'monloiuiis-' to take. up to take. up 'scrip and and find- ing that itjwas impossible to get the land in one large -block in the Ed- monton they decided to try the' Grande P.tairie-; country, Took Klondike Trail .Early in August, the party started out with- four horses (a democrat and provisions enough to" ..last lor some months. They took ,the old Klon- which' runs "south of Less- ,er .Slare- and. the trip was an 'arduous 'one- :'T--lley' coet several its who a-dvised th-em to turn .back, .but" they pluckiiy kept bo the trail; bad as it and after four weeks' arrived' at, Grand Prairie. Five rlrsrs .wjre "forded, during the jour- ney and: no times were they mired in what seemed to be bot- tomless .muskeg. Oa arriving at Twin ..Lakes, G-raride Prairie, Mr. Cochrane took" upciour. scrips, two ia his AV tie's name, -and two in. his 'He 'also homestea'ded; thus acquiring acres, of ".land for himself' aurt w-ife. Mr.: -Moore -took up the- adjoin- '_ ing 800 "acres by -talcing up .two scrips j and also homesteading. I NO. attempt .was --made to clear the land as. .-it was "necessary 'that the party return Lesser. Slave Lake and "file -on. the land ;as soon -as pos- sible. "Otherwise some -other land- seekers might .possibly file before them. Jlr. decided to ride on to. Lesser. and SB-.' cure the' land 'for the whole party, leaving -the others'- to -follow more slowly'.. with. _. the., cteani; and .democrat Tliis'Xvas. accomplished satis- factorily after remaining a "day or so at .Lesser Slave.Iake until- the remainder, of the party arrived, the, five proceeded to Ed- monton. Peculiar A. raUVer' -peculiar accident happen- ed- to, -Mrs. Cochr.anc--.on the journ-ey. in. While sil-Ung before a camp one .evening plucking some prairie chicken, 'a' celluloid.- eomb which wetiririg stidciehly" 'ex- ploded- and iburst -into 'flames. Her.- presence of mind in thrustius- her head into a pail.- -of water which was standing nearby, saved her troni sustaining a nasty burn. onlv reason Mrs. Cochrane.'can to ex- plain the occurrerice is that she must have had her head too close to' the flames. In- Mr. Gochrane-'s opinion the land north of the Peace river is better than Grand Prairie in that the. country is .almost level, but otherwise the soil is almost the same.- In January both" families will return to Grand Prairie by the winter taking with them- eight .oxen, four horses an-d- a complete outfit of farming imple- ments. DEATH OCCURRED AT VANCOUVER The Foot SATURDAY SPECIAL Men's box calf, velour, patent and tan shoes, Saturday special Ladies'Empress shoes, regular to Saturday special Ladies' and Gent's cashmere hose, extra fine per pair 25c Repair and ladies' department iii connection j. r' to. WANT A FIVE-YEAR CONTRACT Vancouver, Oct. press of Vancouver is, urging- that las the.ex- istence of. .the, Canadian-Australian steamship line is threatened by ihs establishment of a competitive line rrora San Francisco to New Zealand, tiae' Dominion government shduld a' five-year '''contract 'for' .mails, subsidy on. Canaflian route.' The'tend- ers tor Canadia'n-NeTT Zealand-Aus- tralian ocean mail! -carrying sen'ice -be opened by the departmeht .of trade and No- vember first. Vancouver, declare'-that five yeixr' contract is1 nec- essary to insure first 'class service over competing1 United-.-States service. ARCH BISHOP..LANGEVIN WAS IN THE CAR Springfield. Mass.. .Oct. Dishop.. 'Langevin Awhile .motoring with Lahgevin to pay weie waylaid by detectives .who -with ieielled revolvers -car and arrested J. N. Lan'gevin ,-OZL the charge of exceeding trie speer .limit Mr j manager of the South. Bridge Electric. Mauutacturing Co, was suosequently released on hail: He States ttiat ow- ing to the disabled engine the car was" not capable fifteen miles, hour, at; a .rime. I-liil inbiuo'f. Oct firrh of