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The Calgary Tribune
The Calgary Tribune
Contributed by Thelma

Date: September 16 1885

Newspaper published in: Calgary, Alberta

Source: Newspaper archives

Page/Column: various pages

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Jarrett & Cushing
Pioneer Sash, Door, & Blind Factory

T. B. Braden & Company
Publishers and Prop. of Calgary Tribune

Rev J Dyke, Methodist Church
Rev. E. Paske Smyth, Church of England
Rev A. Herdman, Presbyterain Church
Rev. Father LaCombe, Catholic Church

Lougheed and McCarthy - Barristers
W. Wilson - Dentist
Dr. Neville J Lindsay - Physician and Surgeon
Dr. A. Henderson - Late House Physician
Peterson & Peterson - Barristers
H. Bleecker - Barrister
W.C. Hamilton - Barrister
Donald Rose - Prop of Edmonton Hotel in Edmonton, NWT
Frank Dick - Lumber Yard
John M Egan - General SuperIntendent, CP Railway
Robert Kerr - General Passenger Agent
JC VanWart and Son - Closing out sale, groceries

Maple Creek
Messrs Farquier Brothers - received cattle from Ontario
Messrs Dixon may buy cattle this fall
Mr. Matt Dunne, of Calgary, has brought in from Ontario a number of young cattle for Mr. D.W. Marsh of Calgary.
Major Shurtcliffe's cattle are in good condition
Mrs. Dixon of Peterborough, Ont. has been paying a visit to her sons here, returned home last week
Mr. J Raison late an employee of T.C. Power and Brother has opened a large hotel, the Commericial
Captain McIllree and his efficient force are on the lookout for horse thieves

Medicine Hat
Mr. McCutcheon, our deputy Sheriff, is now on a visit to Cornwall, the home of his youth, the first time in 11 years, having come to this country as a recruit with the Mounted Police in 1874.
Mr. Cousins of Cousins and Scatherd has gone on a trip to London
Conductors Hall and McGinty are on a visit to the Springs at Banff and Conductors Robinson and Horrigan are now running the passenger trains west.
The cattle purchsed by Dempsey brothers in Calgary are satisfactory

Miller Vs Holmes assault case - Holmes is a jeweler who repaired a watch for Miller who later refused to pay for it. Appeared at the Mayor's office (more details in paper)

Sporting Notes
W.G. George easily defeated Cummings in a mile race at Lillie Ridge (Eng)
Dr. Hinman, of Winnipeg, has sold the chestnut gelding, ????, to Jacob Hitt of Chicago.
John L Sullivan says he cannot engage in any fight without the consent of Lestor and Allen with whom he is engaged
J. H St Joh of St Louis proposes a sweepstakes of $3500 - $500 each for Hanlan, Courtney, Teemer, Ross and Ga??? withh $2000 for the winner

On Sunday morning, last, a sad gun accident occurred, causing the death of Mr. Hinchy who was in charge of the engine house at Broadview. Mr. Hinchy's nephew was shooting at gulls from the window of the engine house and afer his gun misfired he was examining the cap when the gun exploded and killed his uncle.

Mr. J G Fitzgerald authorized to collect accounts for Mortimer and Co

Thomas Scott who was tried at Regina last week on a charge of treason - felony in connection with the late rebellion has been acquitted

Margarite McCabe, of East Sandwich. Ont. suicided Thursday

Omer Gidney of Lydon has recoverd $300 from Mrs. Eliza Bennett for accusing him of obtaining goods under false pretences by passing a counterfiet $5 bill on her

Christian Cooper of the town Livingstone, Columbia County, NY died last week age 111 years, 10 months and 15 days

from St. Laurent Lake Manitoba states that Count de Simencourt has cut 5000 tons of hay, also that Mr. Ovide Lacoursiere, agent of the Duke of Blacas is manufacturing cheese

The 24th of last June Edwards O Robbins living in Napanee, Ont deserted his wife ??? and fled with Hattie Vanderwater, the 16 year old daughter of a neighbor

H C McQuarrie - Horseshoer and general Blacksmith
McNeill and Smith - contractors and builders
Blondin and Gallion - Harness makers and Saddlers
Rankin and Allen - Dry Goods

Mr. W. Pearce - Inspector of Mines, who has been in Calgary and surrounding country for some time past, went east on Saturday

Mr. Ole Peterson, contractor, has just returned from his home in the States where he was summoned by the illness and death of his wife

Marrried - Gibb / Leggo
on the 15 instant, at All Saints Church in Winnipeg by the Rev J Barber, Rector, J Sidney Gibb, Esq. general merchant of Calgary to Kate, eldest daughter of W. Leggo, Esq. Winnipeg, Master in Chancery, Winnpieg

Mr. W A Ducker superintendent of CPR experimental farms has been in town for a few days past .... The general crop was best at Gleichen where Mr N F Williams is in charge

On Thursday evening last Mrs. Hardisty was somewhat surprised by an invasion made on her home by her friends of the Methodist church. They were armed with well filled baskets and after a pleasant social time had been enjoyed Mrs. S. Douglas took the floor and presented the hostess with the following address:
To Mrs. R. Hardisty - Your friends of the Methodist church and choir here have learned with much regret your contemplated removal from this town to Edmonton. During your two year residence here you have formed and cemented many friendships .... Signed Spencer Douglas. Mrs. Hardisty requested her brother Rev John McDougall of Morley, who was present to respond on her behalf.

Mr Leonard of Medicine Hat is enjoying a trip to the mountains

Chipman Brothers and Co - Hardware
Angus McInnis - cattle for sale
James C. Linton - Bookseller and Stationer
McIntyre & Davidson's - Jewelers
Grand Union Hotel Winniipeg - S. Hungerford, clerk
J G Fitzgerald - accountant, auction sales
John G McCallum - Builder and Contractor

Local Intelligence

Mr Matt Dunne's residence on McIntyre Avenue is almost finished

Messrs. Hogg and Deacon are fitting up residences for their families who are expected to arrive from the east next month
Councillor Millward is making extensive improvements to his house on McIntrye Avenue prior to His Honor Judge Travis taking up abode there.

List of Census takers -
Pincher Creek - J Owens
Macleod - A Blise (?)
Calgary - E G Thomas
Morley - Rev J McDougall
Red Deer -C Whitford
Edmonton - A Dunlop
Lac La Biche - J Lagorgendieu

Struck it rich - information contained in a letter received by Mr George Hamilton of this town from his brother John who has been mining in British Columbis during the last fifteen years indicates that Messrs. Jenkins and Clancy have struck it rich on the Similkameen creek northwest of Kootenay.

Curling - Mr. J Claxton is about to build a new skating rink

Mr. Jacques invites the citizens of Calgary to call on his store and inspect his large stock of silverware

Our pharmecutical friend Trott has the eight lots fenced off but judging from the lack immediate building, will postpone until spring

Cheif of Police Ingram has begun the erection of a new residence on McIntyre Avenue

Mr. T W Robinson who lately took a band of cattle to Edmonton for Mr. Lynam returned last evening .. Mr J McLaughlin who took a band of horses to the same place reports sales as dull

What will be the handsomest residence in town is now being erectd by Mr. Yarleton McIntyre Avenue for Mr. George Leeson(?)

Hogg and Co - hay and wagons

Mr James Mortimer has just secured a mining claim on Moose Mountain between the Elbow River and Jumping Pound Creek

Mr Frank White has just returned from Montana with 2,500 Merino sheep 250 have been sold to Mr C MacDonald, Sheep Creek

Mr J Paterson has some speldid specimens of barley, etc on sale at his store. These samples were grown at this Sheep Creek ranch

We had the pleasure of an interview with Mr. Onderdonk on his recent trip west

G C King and Co - suppliers

Mr Boswell the present lesee of Boynton Hall is to be congratulated on the improvements he has made there.

Mr Harris, manager of the Halfax Ranche Co. has arrived from Macleod with the entire band of horses belonging to the company. The stock have been located on the Elbow River Park Farm recently purchased from Mr. Ben Arnold

Amoung those not mentioned elsewhere are the residences of Mr E R Rogers and Mr J G Fotzgerald, ... Rev Mr Smith and Mr. Desbrisay .. Mr H Douglas ...Mr H Bleeckers

J Armour Lindsay representing J H Ashdown of Winnipeg has been in town for a few days

George D Wood of Winnipeg, W A Wood and Miss Wood, of Hamilton, and Miss Adamson of Winnipeg have been enjoying a holiday trip to Calgary

Inspector White Fraser and wife of Regina passed through the Rockies last Wednesday

Mrs. Dr Henderson and Miss Henderson are spending a week at Donald BC

Mr George Monilawes left on Saturday for Kincardine, Ont on account of illness of his brother. Mr. Monilawes has not visited his home for 11 years.

Mr Starkey (Slarkey?) of St. John's New Brun. who has been on a visit to his son at Sheep Creek left for home yesterday

Councillor Freese is at present receiving a visit from his father, from Upper Sussex, NB

Mr John Burns of Toronto has just completed a visit to the Mountains and Calgary

Rev E. B. Grass has returned to his mission at Battle River

Miss Watson of Pine Creek has assumed her duties in the public school

We are pleased to learn that Mr. H Andrews of the H B Co who has latley been prostrate with typhoid fever was reported doing much better

Lt. Rivers of A Battery which is now stationed in Battleford is on a visit to his brother W F Rivers of this town

John Dean who has been to Chicago has returned

Mr D W Marsh is in Winnipeg purchasing stock for T C Poer and Brother

Mr Gorham of the CPR machine shops Winnipeg returned from a trip to the summit of the Selkirks. His wife was with him.

Mr Ormond of Ormond, Crooks and Co contractors, passed through to the west on Sunday

Messrs J Levinge and G Emerson (?) stockman of High River were intown yesterday

Mrs Fowler and Mrs T C Johnston, of Regina, will spend the winter in California

Mrs Lovelock and her sister of Rat Portage have gone to the mountains for a month to join Mr Lovelock, train master of construction

James Walker - Lumber

George Murdoch Harness manufacturer

Martin Brothers ( JM Martin WC Martin) hardware, stoves, etc

Bain Brothers - The Bow Stables

J H Cummings - The Frontier Stables

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