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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDOE WEEKLY HERALD m m m m m LOCAL PARAGRAPHS FOR THE WEEK Mrs. Duff will receive on Friday of -this week ami afterwards on. the first -and second Fridays of each month. J. H, Wallace has brought in two trainloads of cattle Lake, Sask., the second lot arriving yester- G-. K. Joliiiston has accepted the position, of manager of the dry goods for the- J.'Brown Co., Mr. P. Cozivvay of the C.P.R, tele- -graph, office, left for a ten days' visit Ml .to points on the -Crow's'.Nest and R.C, and Rout. Bell of Wheatley, uiear Chatham, Ont., arrived today! on. John Titford, That gentloiiian called ou the Herald today and said he wus in Lethbridge on Sunday, hav- ing left Kimball on Saturday mom- ing- The civic authorities, whose work it is to look after the sidewalks and boulevards are complaining the thoughtless and malicious .teamsters who drive over the newly constructed boulevards. As soon as the curbs are put in, any one caught driving 'over the boulevards will have an op- portunity of explaining to the mag-' istrate why rhey did so. Representatives of Young Men's' Club the Press and baseball clubs -sjith. of settler's effects for Xethbridge. .The three months old' daughter of lttr. and Mrs, F. H. Beardsley. died last night. The funeral will take tomorrow at ten o'clock. The ami here ''this mbrfwig and "granted to H. Hob- Royal Taber, a li- for the balance .of the year. The' McClures came upon. Nelson, B. 'C., yesterday in a body. Messrs. H. -H., V. S., J. H., and. Dr. E. C. Mc- were present at the semi-annual 'meeting of the City Baseball Xeague last The reports of the sec- retary .treasurer were read and ac- cepted. Tb.f? records showed the Y. M. C. had won the champion- ship which is represented by Pres- ident Humphries' pennant, Mayor Henderson's silver and a .set of medals presented by G: H. John- aton. A sum of money .voted'to purchase an extra number of medals for the winning team, there. being Clure were in the party. nerfwas with them also. Fraser Hun >that firm at of the month, to join the staff of J. D. Higinbotham Co. Mr. Hedley is a graduate of Ontario College of Pharmacy. The A. R. I. Co. had a streak of bad luck yesterday. An engine ran off the track at No. 3 and some difficul- ty was experienced getting it ou ag- ain. Then last night an engine with two water tanks for Xo. 3, backed into an open switch in the yard and tore things up. causing a good deal of trouble before things were fixed up again. Cranbrook Herald: Cranbrook peo- ple turned out en masse yesterday to witness an event to'which they have eagerly .looked forward, the marriage Of Miss Marjorie Frances Armstrong, youngest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Ferguson Armstrong and Mr. Myles Ariel JtJeaie, which was solemn- wi in Christ Church- at 1 o'clock. Charles Mair has returned from a visit to hia daughter at the Pembina northwest of Edmonton. He is ing in much better health after his trip, fie descr bes the Pembina coun try as a beautiful and rich-land and exactly nine iii the set'doaated. The says that settlers are rushing ;n league came Out on the right Bide financially, having about of a balance on hand. This was voted to be between the clubs, of the league. Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Foster return- ed last night from a. trip to Nelson there in large numbers and squatting upon the land which has not yet oaen surveyed. A" large party of Cardston people were in the city last night oft tneir way to Salt Lake City. There are said to be two or three wedding par- ties in "ih? Among __ Fair and Kobson. Mr. Foster .says j ia the party were Emer Harris, Miss Rev. A. A. Lyttle' left last night j that the display, of fruit at the fair j Mandell Wolsey, Milton Woolf, Miss a five weeks' visit to his home in 'Mr. Lyttle is to be mari; Vried while on his holiday. A. McGorVjie, formerly of the J- IBrown Co., has gone to Spring Coii- a position Coulee Trading, Co- John McClelland arrived here on from the south where he has working for the government "bridge crew at .Magrath. He. is a 'first class bridge man and leaves to- morrow for Cardston. F.A. Barkis, of Rogers, N.D., is up looking the country in the interests of several parties who .want -to secure large holddngs for improye- anent.. He is being shown, the coun- try by the F.-.E; Mason Land .Co.. of Grassy Lake, who Is in charge of the improvements being put in. by the .Mason JLand is "in the city. He reports that the -winter wheat there is three inches xhigh and an almost perfect stand. Chas. B. Hall, of Harvey, N. D., of the F. E. Mason Land Co., in a number of landseekers Dakota who bought land "in the Lake District. Jos.- Richter -of Esmond, N.D.. bought a half sec- tion. THURSDAY Dr. and Mrs." Patton' returned to this Mrs. F. H. Mewburn and Miss Hel- have returned irom an extended to Europe. Hon. Frank Oliver, it is under- stood, will visit Raymond and Card- ston later in the campaign. The Governor-General's visit to Lethbridge -has been further postpon- was something marvellous. This'afternoon a train of twenty stock cars.went out to Cardston for D. Balcovski who has been holding stock there for several -days awaiting with the! cars for shipment. Chief Gillespie last evening got word from the relatives of the late France, Ralph Harker, Miss Ethel Caldwell, Clyde Brown, Miss Fanny Morgan, H- 'C. Phipps. S. S, New- ton, Mrs. T. Wooltord, Mrs. W. F. Ainscough, Mrs. M.jQuinton. Miss M. Folsom, J. W. Watt, A. M. Stodd'ard and Mrs. T. Jeppson. Y. M..C'. A for Letlibriage. was. Charles Edivards that Mr. Bache of I4 '.lit -whole.talk at the meeting of rhe 'city to take charge of the'body. Letters of administration of the esT tate of James Kirk, late of Stirling, have been, issued by the district Lethbridge, to Mary Kirk, of Stir- ling, his widow. A. J. Maclean, was in the city yesr terday. .He said that the'prairie fire was quenched by the rain but not be- fore it had got into the Cameron field and done some damage. .W. C. Simmons came up from Msdi Gihe Hat late last night and left this morning for Cardston. He was .pre- sent at the organization, meeting of a Young Liberal Club at Medicine Hat last night. W. A. Henderson, the well known auditor and accountant of "Winnipeg, who has been by the city coun cil to .go over the city's books with the object of inaugurating a system of accounting for the city, is in the city and is engaged in the work tioned.- f B. Gibbon, of Warldington Gibbon has retired from "that .firm. The business in future will be contin- ued by Frank Waddington who estab- Men's CM. held last night. All those preseit expressed the .'p'.n ion that a Y. M. C. A. is an urgent necessity and that steps should taken at once to get one established. Y. M. will organize in tuo. meantime and carry on its work the larger organization is under lished it last October. Mr. W. getting in an entirely fresh stock goods and bargains will be ful as heretofore. William Colpman of Cowley is is parties were Frederick W. Gow, the weir-known young uierchmit, and Roy, daughter of the late M. E. Koy. The grconi was supported by theliride's brother, Angus Roy, an3 Roy, the bride's eldest sister, was brides- inaid. During the service the choir rendered the special music of the nuptial mass. The young couple went direct to their splendid new home on Red- path Street. TUESDAY Dr. J. B. Ellis, of Cleveland, Ohio, has decided to locate here. He will open -up; offices in Dr. Courtice's old rooms, in the .Whitney Block, on Oc- tober -10th. Henry Woods, from the State of Washington, went to New Dayton with a carload of stock to lo- cate half section purchased from McDonald and Hunter. There was a .small fire at the Leth- Brick and Cctta Co.'s plant, about noon. The roof of one of the kilns was but owing to the good work'Of the :city's chemical en- gine the other buildings were saved. Traffic on line is very heavy these days." Scores of people from the south towns are taking in the conference, excursions to Salt Lake City. A large proportion, of the -.excursionists :are young people going to Salt Lake City- to be mar- ried in the .temple. Joe Petski." was sentenced to two months' imprisonment yesterday for assault on Wm.: Keough on Saturday night.. He pleaded guilty, and Ma- gistrate Humphries. did as he said he would when Joe him on a similar :ihe late Pipes Halli- day being the; unfortunate victim at that time. Jv It speaks well for Lethbridge poul- try that A. W. Fbiey, the Governm'ent superintendent of .the poultry depart- ment, should purchase birds for the poultry experimental station at Ed- monton here. To-day D. J. Whitney- is shipping to him two large crates ol barred Plymouth Eocks for. breed- ing purposes. He will this city the city today in connection with a. on his way to-British Columbia. He i lawsuit over some timber .limits. He anay visit the city later. Miss Mabel McLeay left morn- ing for Gran by, Neb., where .-N- visit before returning to hi'vc in Toronto. "E. T. Gait, president of the A. R, was the principal in an examination for discovery before the clerk of court of today. James Muir and L. M. Johnstone are the lawyers en- gaged in the A rr.an who gave his name as Walk Co. and A. M. Nanton, manag- ing director are expected to arrive 3iere on Saturday. The A. R. 1. work train went to Raymond this morning to j ;get ready for the beet traffic which -will start in about ten days. On account of the Jewish Festivals 1L. Keel will close his store on Sat- urday the 26th "September and on Monday the 5th of October. 241-2 A p-anff of seven, men xvorking, for government telephone department in the city last night and will be here a week working on the .tsystem. A. Li.IToyt and Mrs. Hoyt of Mc- Adam. B., are in the city, the guests of the former's brother B. .Hoyt. They are making a tour of er but who had previously been in the police court under the names of Wilson and Faulkner was up before Inspector West on a charge of steal- ing and a knife from E. at the Arlington cottage, The knife him but the money was remanded eight) was iound on was gone. He days., K. Leek has got a permit to build a frame residence on G-lyn St. Wil- liam Williams has taken a permit to build another cement block house .on London Road at a cost of.S2500. A permit was granted to T. McXabb to build a frame residence on Bompas St. between Wood and Ga.lt Sts It will; then merge into the Y. M. C. A. The secretary will write Mr. Sav- er, of Winnipeg, the travelling Y. C. A. secretary for Western Canada and have him come here as soon as possible to assist in the organization. The meeting was enthusiastic in its belief that a Y. M. C. A. can he es- tablished here. A committee was ap- pointed to get a line on suitable sites that are available. MONDAY W. H. Robson returned on Satur- day night from a trip to the Arrow where he invested in some fruit lands. Joe Tetsky's fighting propensities have got him into trouble, again. On Saturday night he got into- an alter- cation with William Keough at'the] Aiiingtou hotel. He was arrested, and will facp, a charge of assault, A 'citizen complained! yesterday some .cattle running at large had destroyed his.garden. The police im- pounded the animals, and .will en- to get the owners soaked for damages to property, as well as for the fee to cattle out. F, W. Galbraith, editor of the Red Deer Advocate, and brother of Dr. Galbraith, of this city, met with a serious accident on Friday at Nelson, B.C., and narrowly escaped being killed. In hurrying off the boat to get something he -had forgotten at the hotel Mr. Galbraith missed the steps at the wharf, and fell. No one noticed him until he was found by the police wandering in the C.r. R. yard in a dazed condition. He was taken to the hospital. Latest re- Galbraith says he is progressing very favorably. The reports received by the C.P.R. strikers are most encouraging. From many points on the system come reports -of disease and discontent among the strike-breakers. They are being kept in close quarters by the company, who fear the influence of the WILLING TO PUT IN CONNECTIONS in Hon. W. T. Finlay of Medicine 'Hat in the city today. It was his in- to go" to Cardston to attend tho fair btit unfortunately missed his A. one of Wagrath's pro pickets. Several cas-fi nf smallpox minent citizens, was brought to Leth- have developed at the shops in Mont- bridge about a week ago to enter the Gait Hospital. The disease however, was too strongly entrenched and death took five place o'clock. real. The mechanics brought from Harker. B. McConnell. train. at the Young Lib- Tomlinson meeting tonight. Snow was quite general throughout the province. A heavy fall is re- ported' at Cardston. Four inches fell CaJgary and eight inches at Olds. It was heavy throughout the north- ern part of the province. Last Sunday .Neils Nielspn, a farm- near Kimball lost eleven stacks of wheat by fire. He estimates his loss at A rumor was in tion, putting the blame for Uie Matkin, D. Watson, Sirs. Watson, and 2 came to the city isi the Old Country are, as a rule, prov- ing incapable of doing the work re- last evenijg quired, and the locomotives and cars Bishop L. are not kept in good 5haP-e- The fright movement all over the system is very slow, and a blockade seems inevitable. The- eastern managers I.i. sponse a message that Wat- son had died at the Hospital. SATURDAY Balcovski's train of stock have left themselves short of rolling stock and power to help out the west, so that the blockade is as imminent in the east as in the west. The strik- For People Who Want Water and Sewer and Are (From Tuesday's Daily.) There was a special meeting of the council, last night to receive the re- port of the special committee on the public square and other business. Those present were the Mayor, Aid. Ives, and Hutton. Among the other matters attended to was the prompt action with regard to a report of Gus Neidig, acting chief of the. fire brigade, who reported that certain .fire alarm boxes were not working rightv The boxes were not working, several could not be opened and the one at the brewery was not .connected. The mayor said that such a condition of affairs should not ex- ist and an order was giveii Mr. Nei- dig to have the engineering depart- ment attend to it last night. King's Appeal Refused Engineer Arnold made a statement regarding the application of D. King, for a refund of the cost of putting the sewer in his houses in Coutts St. Mr. King had asked him for the estimate and had been told that .it would be between and King told him to go ahead. The ac- tual cost was As the expenses did not exceed the estimate given him, the council did not see the ne- cessity of making any refund. Advertise the Proposition .C. B. Bowman's proposition for putting in the sewer to residences ot Mrs. White on Ford St., and Hatch Coons for sewer to residence in Block A., werp aproved. The mayor thought that the city should adver- tise the fact that the "city is willing to put in water or, sewer to any place if the people are willing to put up the cost, to be reimbursed when the number of connections .gives -the re- venue. Everybody should have the same show. The engineer made out a report to this effect which was order- ed. The council accepted an offer from Mrs. Fayne for the transfer of a tri-angular portion of Smith St. for a corner of a lot, so as to enable the city to extend London Road. The of- fer was the result of negotiations. The council accepted to offer of the transfer by which Mrs. Fayne is to get upon satisfactory delivery of title. No Reduction Made A. Bennett, of Calgary, did not get) any reduction on his assessment of j his part of the" Duff estate against which he appealed The .assessor re- ported that-it was the same as other property in similar locations." Chief Gillispie submitted an elab- orate'statement of finances bearing on the question 01 appointing a city po- lice magistrate. The report which gave figures as to magistrates, and constables' fees and fines, was refer- red to the license and police com- mittee for consideration-. A short discussion on the subject of a stipendary. magistrate followed. The general was it would be a good move to have one. Report on Metres Supt. Reid made .a report to the Fife, Light and Water Committee garding the installation Of electric metres and. wiring. He recommends that the wiring be done on the same principle as the motor servicej name- ly at.vthe owner's expense from the' lot'JIne, also that a-minimum me-j be per month in ad- dition to the metre rental. A- con- tiset should be made with some" elec- trician to instal all metres at a fixed charge and reported that McKenzie and Roy would do it for -This firm had. a tender in for the work at that figure. In comparing these recommenda- tions with the practice of the former Electric Co., Aid. Macbeth said that the company always paid for the in- stallation and that a minimum of per month was charged only when tfee house was left vacant. The report was, at the sugestion of Aid. Cunningham, left to the Fire, port. Aid. Macbeth-sugegsted" that the committee report on the advisa- bility of appointing of an inspector of .wiring. Board of Grant The secretary of the Board of Trade wrote asking for another thousand dollars being a part of the grant made by. the council. The motion was pas- sed ordering the treasurer to pay coming after the expended' by the city for the Board of Trade had been deducted. A Bill for Commission C. B. Bowman sent in a bill for being forfeit put "up for an option asked for by the city on certain lots upon which to place the new standpipe, and commis- sion. The city had got the option on the lots and after the transfer of property had been drawn up it was lound that they were unsuitable. The bargain was therefore rescinded. The council voted Mr. Bowman the amount he was out by the option deposit but' thought he should not receive the S37.50 commission from the purchaser even if they had bought the lots. Assessment Confirmed The local improvement assessment was confirmed, there being no ap- peals entered at the Court of Revis- ion held. Map of City At the suggestion of the secretary treasurer and the city engineer the council authorized the drafting of a new authentic city map under the ui-iection of the city engineer, A draughtsman will be sent to the Land Titles Office, Calg ary, and draw the map from the registered plans, more particularly of the newer subdivis- ions. By-laws Passed A by-law providing for the trans- fer of certain property' to "and from the A. "R. I- Co. for the extension of "Baroness Road to Westminster Road, was read a third time and pas- sed. A similar by-law regarding the streets and lames intersecting the hospital property received the final touches. BLOK Make to tfce Pirchaser Have the Wst 9! hods Sell M Liberal Terms Rooms II and 12 Make Sales M Crtf Payatit Buy in large Tracts at Sell Anythiij from 160 Acres Lands aroand Warner, Milk River, Stirling, Raymond, Magrafch, Letbbridge and jSantoa Neadprters for Ssst Spring and Winter Wheat lanls IF YOU WISE TO BUY .WINTER WHEAT LANDS -CONSULT- Tue choicest lauds in all parts of the Lethbridge District. HATCH COONS; Oliver Block, Lethbridge j ALBERTA REALTY Co I Good Farms for Sale on crop payments, well located x Improved Farm, all in crop, near Leth- .bridge- V .w I SIR WILFRID'S POWER (E. Thompson, in Boston Tran- script.) Well; these splendid people turn- ed out to near Laurier in the open even more astonishingly than did his French-Canadian Compatriots at Sorel last week. -They cheered him to the echo. They surely''dissipated the last shieds of the- curious of misunderstanding which has befog- ged his opponents into an imagina- tion that he is about to lose part of Parliamentary support in this Province. One of the possibly most significant spectacles of the affair was that .of an eminent Tory wearing a Laurier badge, which he took small pains to conceal from -shapshooters. Many other men who voted and work- ed, as I myself did, in the two latest Provincial elections, for Sir James Whitney, the local Premier, nominal- ly opposed to Laurier, were present and 'enthusiastic for the Federal Lib- eral chief. Such men belong to the important element that- really decid- es elections. They are adherents of no party, much less slaves of either. They are truly Independents. They might reasonably be described as the late Sir John Macdonald dubbed his party, a ti- tle that really did well signify his ag- gregation while he ruled it. It had not then fallen into narrow ways of intolerance, nor insensate devotion to a fantastic and quixotic central- izationist-imperialism which desires to place Canadian blood and money at the disposal of authorities whom Canadians do not elect. PRINCIPAL OF KNOX. Toronto, Ont., Sept. prin- cipalship of Knox .College has been offered to Kev. Alfred Gandier, of St. James' Presbyterian church, Toronto. MINARD'S LINIMENT FOR SALE EVERYWHERE. .waicovsKi s iram 01 jrum are standing well together Cardston went through to ttmmpefi I m rtT ill _ j__ Try.a Box ,oV Ganong's Chocolates Nice and Fresh 1 lb. and i lb. Boxes J- J- Johnston PresmptK'vn Druggist this morning. F. H. Shewnan lias been elected vice president of the Trades iind La- bor Congress of Canada for Alberta. R. P. Pcttipiece was elected vice president of the Dominion Trade? and Labor Congress of Canada for Brit- j ish Columbia. Tho Young -Liberal Association has engaged the Labor Hall for every Sat urdn.y night until after the election and will hold rallies there oach week. Dr. and Mrs. Kennedy celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of their wedding day. Mr. and Mrs. Ward were clown from the Alexander ranch, Nan ton, for Chronicle. The C.P.R. the are going to la.y two Two of Lethbndge's most popu- lar young people were quietly married in St. Patrick's Church at the ordinary mass at half-past six this morniug by Rev. Father Van Tighem. The contracting "How's the dayand Row's Hie Hour" to mail your cousins across the sea one or more of our many suitable articles for mailing to distant friends such as Lethbridge Souvenir Booklets Phctc Post Cards of Lethbridge and more spur tracks as-soon as the firms! Vicinity concerned get the- permission of. tho pine Art Calendars city council. One will bo laid for the Lethbridgc Brewing Malting Co. and the other for the Lethbridgc Iron Works Co. Frank Hedley, who has been with E.-J. Hill Co. for the past year and a haH, severs his connection with Ivory and Embossed Christmas Cards Burnt Leather Souvenirs J. D. Higinbotharn Co. Limited Family and Dispensing Chemists LUMBER The Sooth ftlberta lumber Co. Ltd. Have Now a Large Stock of LUMBER in their Yard just South of the Ellison Mill and more is arriving daily. The quality is the best and prices are right. Call and be convinced. Phone 225 P.O. Box 654 THE WEATHER FOR THE WiiEK Sept. 22 T3 Sept. 23................... 43 i2 Sept. 24.......... ........40 32 r-. 25..............OS 44 21 26 ...............04 2') Lethbridge Markets No. 1 Northern No. 2 Northern No. 3 Northern No. 4 Northern No. 1 Alberta Red No. 2 Alberta Red No. 3 Alberta Red Oats per bus. Barley per bus. Flax.........___... -per bus.. the Hoof- Steers ..................per lb.. Cows .................per lb.. HOGS- Live .................PIT cwt.. Dressed. ................per cwt. Fowl lb. SHEEP-- Livc ..................per cwt. Dressed ...............per swt. BUTTER AND EGGS- Dairy ...................per lb. Creamery ..............per lb.. Eercfs per doz. New potatoes per cwt. Cabbage ...............per lb... Onions ...............per lb.. Cauliflower ............per HAY-new- Upland ..............per ton... Blue Joint.............per ton.. Timothy per ton Grfcn ............per Dry Flint Skins...per lb....... red Hides ......per lb..... 2 RENDERED TALLOW- No. 1 No. 2 so 70 62 BRIDGE OVER COULEE (Taber Free There is a large settlement: of farmers out south of Chin who are anxious to make Taber their- headquarters but-who are 'forced to go to other towns on' count of not being able to cross the- coulee. This is the statement made 'to a representative oi the Tree Press- by Mr. Owen, one of the prosperous farmers interested, whose home is south of the coulee. Mr. Owen fig-- ures it out that, an expenditure ot would makg a crossing that would fill the bill and let the peo- ple into the-best market; We can supply you. promptly Fresh Meat Fish Cured Ham and Bacon Sausage.etc. Highest Prices paid to Farmers, for CATTLE HOGS SHEEP POULTRY, etc. P. BURNS CO. LETHBRIDGE, ALTA, 48 90 10 25 29 32 .31.25 2% ;4 4 .'-i-o 10.11 A RELIABLE LOCAL SALESMAN WANTED _ for Lethbridge, Alta., and adjoining- country to represent "Canada's Oldest and Greatest Nurseries." WP in tmiph with ex_ perimenval stations at Indian Head and Brandon. As a consequence, we are well up in varieties which are best adapted for Western growing. Our stock has done remarkably well al through the West. Send for our WESTERN CIRCU- LAR with testimonials from men who are FRUITING OUR STOCK. The right man gets permanent sit- uation. Liberal inducements; pay weekly; territory reserved. Free specially designed outfit for Western Agents. Write for particulars. STONE Sc WELLINGTON Fonthiii Nurseries (850 Acres) Toronto Ontario FOR SALE Farm implements, plows, binders, wagons, eac. Apply G. E. Hemelryk, Coal dale. 45-4 LOST due dark bay horse, shod all round, leather under left front shoe, rope neck. reward for return to L. P. Oliver, Loth bridge. Anyone retaining this horse after tins will be prosecuted. 48-4 ;