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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It TUESDAY, APIUL 8, 1919 KKTHBHUXiE, ALBFHTA. PAGE SEVEN Spring Business Brisk Optimism Very Evident v v v 4> LADY OPENS UP NEW AUTOMOBILE BUS1NEM Optimism or a tangible kind U evident in Ulbbrldge Uieii" days. "Saturday's was lUe best day's bualueiB wo have year." said leading clothing merchant lo '.he Herald "The people seem lo be just wailiujE for spring to open out, and with Indications of it normal crop, Lethlrldce wJU- 'ho one of the busiest spots In tho west this year. Kaster comes aloue next week and tlii' merchants in all linea are preparing for a rush of Stocks of spring goods this year more complete than iliey have heen during tho war, laauufaclur- having been released front their war contracts. Firmere hare .been heavy iiJr- djasers o( all lines of good: re Molly. Machinery is going out at a rate that rivals 1916. The other day tie freight received at the O.P.R. sheds for outgoing ship- ment established a new high rer.ord for Ibis point. Karm mach- inery makes up a large part of the ihipments these days. The mining business at I.elbbridge aim through the Crow Is also keeping up amazingly, due psrtly to the coli) SiarcU whfch exhausted prairie atocks, and the desire at and'tho railroads to Block up In the lace of a possible strike. Another letturf o! business con- ditions Uere Is that there Is more buildlBE going usual. This IB true in the city and more so in the country. Farmers are build- ing permaneiit houses and barns to improve (heir property, while many new breaking new land are creating a for lumber, r likelihood .that Irrigation will be secured on acres more ta the district is uaklng for permanency, and people are ar- ranging their business according- ly. Heavy automobiles sales are an- other splendid indication '.of the1 spring business. The only fly H.h the ointment seems lo be the shortage of men for farm labor and 'the fear that the crop p.creage Bay be what reduced as a result; J As Result of Accident Last Fall When Street Car Hit Auto As a result of n collision, wl.Mi took place, on November 22nd last fae- car he was driving and a Hreet car on Third Avenue and Elev- enth street south, Dr. Leech has start- yd action against the city for the sum >t in'tbft issue .of a.writ for the iaine. Tiie damages claimed arc as follows: for repairs to the automobile. J600 loss of use of the same while un- iefgolnR jBeTMlre, .and lonal ininVitfH, pain suffering and loss of-tiiae, tosetlier with tbe costs Sf the action. The statemenl of claim rvers that the street car was reckless- and negligently driven anil at an ex- cosstve speed and fu a manner in cbn- to the law of ostablishetl nil Ing governing the operation of itreet cars in the city of Lethbridge, The plaintiff, further slates that in ironing the street car track his auto jras struck and driven sideways about 100 feet and'greatly damaged. He iras Imrled violently out sustaining injuries and had to be, taken to the.hoiplUl and was unable for some time to practise His profession. The claim ia filed on behalf ot the plaintiff by Messrs. Conybeare, Church ind Miss Helen I.ee, ivlia (or some time has been aEsooIateil with the autoyjobite iu the opening a buii- ness at -IH 4th Ave. on her own account- The business will IP known as the Lee Auto Supply Co. and handle ac- ceisorles. l 4 t Boys Were Putting On Entered Boy's Neck Mr. Qflrricott. secretary of tlie Fed- eration ol civic employees, objects to the lUlementnsade the Herald yes- terday tfcat tie, city council are of the opinion that tlie wages paid by tho city are, tit 75 per cent of the cases oi lliose paid in other cities ant] cor- porations in Allsrta, over tho aver- to seeing the state- ment imprint he wired to Calgary and resetted Jhe following reply from Mr. IS'Qel, secretary 6f the civic employees' union A "Street railway agreement approved by city council, motor con- cents, conductors cents, freight sweepers. FILM CENSORED "The Fighting rlooteveliB." ihe firm shown al the Kmpreis last night, Is today in hands of the provincial police. The reason of the forcible transfer to the guardians of the law is that in eiUlbltlng the same, Jlauager Hanson contra- veneil the Theatre Act, as "The Klghltng Koosevelts" has nol beeu passed by the Uoard of Censors. t Ten Million Foot Well Is Expected In Barnwell Field .j. ff .j 4 work and passenger cars. Double time holidays, time and one-ball for over- time one hour eilra Sundays for j greasers and trackmen at 65 cents per j hour. Laborers 53 to 51 cenU. Agree- j meats not signed." Mr. Derrlcott says tbat tbe above j does not bear out the statement ol the city council, as the motor conductors here are only'paid 42 3-4 cents, greas- ers 10 cents, laborers 40 cents; wiiii J 1-2 as war bonus. Thai (lie lUrnwell gas Held, discovered uuSy last year, wIU rlral ihu famous Dow lei and Reid, gas reservoir for Southern Al- berta, was the declaration made by a gas company official to the Herald Monday, when a statement was made that the skyline at Karnwcll will Le dotted with der- ricks ol uev: wells this summer- Three new wells will be put down during the seaion, and tUfsii will be so placed aa to prove the field. With thoao already drilled at Bow Island, they will bring the Canada Western Natural Gas com- pany's wells over the 30 mark. ;'ln the first well at Barnwel! we have merely tapped the top ol (he first sands" said the official, "and this welt supplied 000 feet slpslng. strong against the Una pretsure. 1 have no doubt whatever that when thti well Is carried down a couple ot hundred feet more it will yield feet daily and rival anything in'the Bow Iiland field." Curiosity on the part of three or four i boys to see what would happen wben a .22 lire shell was placed in a i resulted in-the inevitable exploilon with the result that Gordon Jones, j aou ot Sain Jones, caretaker, of the j Westminster School, had a piece of the copper cartridge case, which flew I out, lodged in hta nect close to the jugular vein, and hail to be conveyeij to the hospUal in an ambujancc, J wouGtl, however, docs not appear to i very Berlous. i Tlie accident occurreil this morning j about 11 o'clock, at the rear of the C. P. H. Telegraph oflice. where Jones ia employed as a night messenger. The I bnya'seem lo ho in the habit of Ing a fire there and collecting the var{ joys beariugs, etc.. from autos and- liie purpose of making a little money by se.ling the same to the dealers. With Gordon Jones at the time ihe shell, which was picked up closOyi1 went off were 'Hill 'Lloyd and Charlie Kuhtz. Gordon was, _at the lime the shell wont off, stooping over the .Ire'" to see what would happen. That is Interesting Viejy of Lea- ther Situation By Mr. Ly-' Mv. 11. J. HuLcbfngi, of the AUierta Saddlery of Calgary 'and Lethbridge, is in tlie city to'tlayi" Speaking busi- ness, Mr. HutchiQgs aaye that, though the volume is not the.fame as this tims year, It', a satisfactory condltioji and the ei trade-was good the fayorablo Indications for a-moist- seaion and good crop. The, vl leather was not likely to for while, and boots-aad (ilioes go it was more likejy lo .go thau to come down. Although the prices of hides have gone down few cents, it nude 110 appreciable difference in the prica of .owing-to the period, j months in jail, was inflicted on required for ele- iwaldo de Marco for having in hU menls which go mto'.thW manufacture session an apparatus for thfe manufac- of leather, such as' tabor, coal, "etc., tture of spirits contrary to" the were sjlll high. The raising of the Hevenue Act.- Tested by Mr, Wood of j AUCTION SALE HAWING BEEN FAVORED WITH MR. T. P. WHO HAS SOLD FARM, WILL SELL BV PUSLIC AUCTION AND WITHOUT RESERVE.'THE FOLLOW. FARM STOCK EQUIPMENT At his farm 3 miles east of CoakUk Statm ON THE N. W. OF SECTION S-H9, W.'4TH On Monday. April 14 COMMENCING AT ONE O'CLOCK SHARP 110-20 Tltaii eiiKine; 1 McCormack mower; 1 McCormack I Flail; l.Cloi Masher; 500 Ihs. Alfalfa Seen; 15 tons railed A1U1- (a Timothy Hay; 5 Sel Harness; 1 Team Geldings, '6 and. 7. Kefchtat 1 7 and S, vrejghlnB 2900; 1 Team 7 ann.S. weighing 3150; 1 Bay Mafe, S. years, weighing U50; 1 Brora Jlare. J. seighlns 1 Bay Horie, 7, weiitblug 14M; 1'Black M'are. 7, wcighin- 1600; 2-two-year-old colls; 1 Wo- jon; I Drag Harrow; 1 Engine Disc; 1 Engine J'low, 3 bottoms, Other Jmall nrticles loo numerous to mention. TERMS OF Amounta ot J10.06 and under cash. Oil amounts orer lliis, time will be'giTon till NOT. 1st, 19W, on ail- pr'ovei bankable paper wiih interest at D. J. McSWAIN, Clerk. P. E. LA VALLEY, Auctioneer. 'PHONE 1809, LETHBHIDGE. ?mbarso on the-impdrtinffjor lealher hy Oreal Britain would tend -to sttniu-' tale the industry in Canada and Ihe States as nffy-per.ceni o! Ihe leather made was over aud above that used here. i Ihe Inland Revenue, the decocliort'ot, raisins, etc., with a worm was fount! lo be over 9 per cent, proof.'' willt more to come In the process of fermentation. The accused, who Hvei In Stafforuvillo. paid the flue. SA1JE0F SURPLUS MTARY AND NAVAL STORES DRY GOODS, CAMP SUPPLIES, FOOD HARDWARE, METAL, JUNK McLAUCHllN CARS CANADA'S STANDARD CAR Economical Efficient CI01H; ami cqulptmni, hardware, tents, blankets, camp Ftour, ayaporatxl milk, tea, coffee, tic, tloUiina, junk, brua, nwtila, tMther rubber Elegant. Mclaughlin be bought' from the follovv- ing local dealers; they are all working for you. Mc- laughlin Service is unexcelled. Lethbridge .____.____Letkbridfe Limited Senrke Raymond...............King It Greta Magrath HtgrtA Cvdstra .............CarditM'Mt4m LkwteJ SALES WILL BE MADE BY SEALED TENDER -Persons dMlrlng.to tender are to corlrauniCBte wltli THE SECRETARY OF THE WAR PURCHASING COMMISSION BOOTH SUILDINC, OTTAWA, slating tho Itenis In which they aro In- terested, whether new. or secondhand or both. will tn have samples oil exhibition at placu Canada; spccUlca- details, and tender forms will be raailfrd ivnen rearty lo those who have rogialeretl as saggeatstl nhoro. ff INTERESTED PLEASE NOW Mar Make Dirtct WitiMt Dominion, Provincial, and Municipal hospitals, charitable, philan- thropic, nnd siinllir IruIUutlons iblch aro Conducted for thu bcnefll ot llio public and nol Pu tnropic, nnfl similar nuiuuilons wnicn aro conducted lor inu bcneill ot tlio inihllc and not for protll may purchase goods .wUhoiu ai prices c.ilablUIird by the War Purchasing Commission. THE SAME DEALERS ALSO HANDLE. INTERNATIONAL TRUCKS 3-4, 1 and 2 Ton Capacity. Uis is the Truck with REAL SERVICE behind it' and the line of parts .carried in Lethbridge is CQM-- PLETE. Invesligation on this point before purchas- ing is recommended Jo all intending Truck Owners. No Truck, however good, is any good to you unless parts for it are all carried. RIGHT HERE- AH commnnlcfttloas uddroRWd to iluv Pnrchasins Commission Booth who will to stipplyOlntt and farther (fcuiln lo tJioae SMITH FORM A TRUCK The problem of trie Old Car is solved when you have purchased a Smith Form a Truck Attachment. The cheapest system of good haulage in existence. A cJird to el tht wiH J' further may AUCTION SALE By FRANK WADDINGTON Tomorrow, Wednesday AT FIFTEENTH STREET NORTH COMMf AT 2.00 O'CLOCK FURNITURE includlug: HANDSOME BRASS BED with coll springs and felt nituress; oak sideboard; set of oak dining chairs; oii round ei- tcnslqn ttblc; SOUID OAK COMBINATION SECRETTA1RB an'l cabinet; Edison phonograph and 54 2 and 4-nriaule cut and mat I rest; braes trimmed bed complete; babj' huny In grey; push cart; rockers; couch; carpel xinarei; linoleum; refris- erator; Stewart heater; kitchen lable and chairs; wringer and stand; nresser 50 (t. garden hose; oil heater; china; uteualls, etc. SALE AT TWO O'CLOCK TERMS CASH P.B.P. PHONES "WA001NGTON SEi.l.S WITHOUT RESERVE" AUGTIpN SALE of HORSED and CATTLE AT THE JOHN BROD1E BARN ON THIRO THE FEED BARN On Thurs., April 10th AT TWO O'CLOCK SHARP I Ulytte rairc, S qW, in Ibs.; 1 7 1300 Ibs.; 1 maro, 7-years oW, 1400 Ibs.; 3 S yean oM, 1100 Ibs. each: 1 team of ratres, l> yeirs wiUi (oal, 3600 Ibs.; 1 grey mare, 6 old, .1 bmy mire, 7 old. Ibs.; 1 0 yemr? 1250 Ibs.; saddle home. .5 jMra oW, 1100 Ibs.; 1 loin geldtafi, 8 rear? 2600 coin, 1 yeir 1 registered pcrcberpn slallioii, 8 1800 Jrvie stallion, Percfceroa! i 1700 Ibs. Terms of cuS and til! time .witi I rer cent, olt for cash on credit amounts. ,A ri-'e-pasfenjer 1916 Overtand 1 ploif; 1 cot ot single i incubator, 133 and 1 brooder; 1 now livel-1 {of 1 small 'water tank; a number of barrels; 1 i-ut saw; 2 l.irjre meat Jan (10 aba JO TERMS CASH x' J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer NOTICE THE LAST ANp'iWT OPfORTUNITV OF TMt StAtON AUGTION SALE MONO AY, APRIL 14th HAVING RECEIVEO FROM THE NOBLE FOUN-. DATION, LTD., 1 WILL OFFER FOR SALE BY PUBLIC AUCTION AT THE WAROUI8, BARN, 5 MILI NORTtVOF NOBLEFOSD, COMMENCING AT .MX P.M., THE FOLLOWING: main, .welgiilng [rom i860 to 1600 Ibe. horsei are all In jood condition and ready ror work. Some ot them kailni at work winter. of 3 ot 3-yfcar-okf, ot balance ranje from 4 to I jeari oW. s chol" coift and Molt of them with calm at side. 20 good rearlloi beifen, 1 Shorthorn bull, eilra fryear-old. of our famow Saapnn Orlt Tract, ors. These tpjinea wtro earrM by as la itock ia the paat year and were slmpjy two months In tbe hurry-up making them secoid-banii, They bart been (one over by a tnoronfk mechanic dvrttK witter and are aow in a cocdltloiv Thne are lie beat 1I-Z4 engines we hate ever ated. We will akw one 1M4 HtMfm tnctor In _ John Deere plowi. Join plows are only'a lltttt nMd and an hi lit condition. They jrc only belnt dlspowd of as we are (oint to replace tttcrm wtlh Ihrff furrow. pWnrs; 1 tep-rnrrnw plow wltk bottiws; 1 .johi' DMM frame wltk and breaker bottmM) 1 Mi Dxr tkmvltnvw pony mflM gutg; 1 three-tnrrow law Hfl Jokn ptow; 4 wM4 host Diaatoni) t arrows; I otra boxes; 2 watw tanks; 1 Jofcn tutMt 1 ttxle UK; teti u4 iiawraM otkin artlctw. T C N ftHliL ttMtntfHM tMi utite ftr wirt, till fan. Train North ti RIO Lttvn it 4J1 C. B. FREE LUNCH wtk it THE NOBLE FOUNDATION LTD, OWNIM R. A. W idim ml Wil M MB. Tlssl Wal N leeunBi MK MM niiWHi. ;