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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 5, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta BEGINNING FRIDAY AUGUST 5th DROUGHT SALE ENDING SOME TIME Anyone doubting niy prices may be skoAYii the invoices. SUCCESSOR TO F. GERMAN I am out after money, but will get it fair PERCY E. CROSBY 114 ROUND STREET Takes You To the Fair Now Is the Chance of the Season received a large shipment of have just CHOICEST FRUIT In the Market We Are SELLING THIS AT LOW PRICES DON'T MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY "V-k crate case case crate.....S1.40 crate .....Jf gn ease.......S2 50 _ _ We have our usual stock of High Class Provisions. Eve is in good condition and is handled properly. MclVEB'S FAMOUS BOILED HAM, per lb WE HATE ALSO RECEIVED A CAB OF CANNED GOODS THE COAST, CONTAINING; S3.00 52.25 WEAKLY HAD BAD BLAZE Pasture Burned Off A Action Cardston, Aug. G-lenwood on Monday a prairie fire threatened the new town for some. time. Mr. G-eo Simmons was moving into'Ms new- house. A strong wind was blowing and the ashes'from the stove must have contained live coals which were not put out of danger by the water poured upon :them. The fire catching in' ths grass made rapid headway: un- der the strong wind, and before Mr. Simmons or his son could reach the ;pot, had sped away toward the south-east. The large haystack and; buildings of David E. Wilcox had a narrow es- ape and would have been entirely -onsumed but for the prompt action f himself and neighbors. Everybody turned out and the fire was confined a narrow area running toward the 1 river. The pasture ,of. Edward J. Wood was largely burned over and this will be a serious loss, to him in his dairy business, with the short hay crop as well. After it was supposedly all over a second fire was caught in its incipi- ency by Mr.. ?ST. I. Stewart about 9 o'clock in the evening. This would iaye_ proved erfcremely disastrous had it proceeded, wind had chang- ed and .the whole, area east between the rivers would have been jeopar- dized. WILL OPPOSE THE PRESENKOUNCIL Temperance and Moral Keform League Pass Resolutions The executive of the .Alberta Tern perance and Moral Reform League leld a spirited meeting in the Club Rooms of the Wesley church on Thurs lay evening last. President W. W. Veelands was in the chair and invoca- ion was offered by Rev. Wm. Shearer. AJter a few introductory remarks by :he chairman the meeting got down .to usiness in earnest. A lively discus- ion of the issues brought forward hrough newspaper articles and letters as engaged present taking n active part The following resolu- ons were unanimously adopted: (1) WHEREAS in this City there r -re being openly operated nouses of ill-fame, AND WHEREAS these houses are operated in unquestioned violation of laws of our Dominion AND WHEREAS such houses are a I disgrace to the City and a serious" menace to its welfare, present and fu- ture, RESOLVED that tfae Temperance J and Moral Reform League record its protest against the action taken by the Mayor and Council of this City in their expressed determination to per- mit the unmolested continuation of this flagrant immorality as now car- ried on in a (so-called segregated .dis- trict. Moved by Rev. Prosser, second- ed by J. B. Gray. (2) WHEREAS the citizens of this City have been assured that the pres- ent Mayor and Council 'will .take no active measure to close these houses, will publicly pledge themselves so to act if elected. Moved by C. M. Mc- Cleneghan, seconded by W. Hoult. (3) WHEREAS the moral and phy- sical effects of this vice need to be in- telligently presented to -the public, RESOLVED that immediate 'action be taken to secure the services of a number of the leaders in moral re-' form to address mass meetings on sub- jects relating to this vice. Moved by Dr. Thompson, seconded by Rev Shear- er. power, by organization and individual arouse the conscience and minds of the voters of !tnis City to tlie point where they will demand the election of such men into office as will refuse to tolerate, direct- ly or indirectly, within or without seg- regated districts, this great evil and that an active campaign should be inaugurated at once and meetings will be called for that pur- pose shortly. Mrs. A. Bricker, of McKay street, is spending this week with friends in Calgary. ROUND STREET Orfllia, Ont, Ang-. 4.-Tios. ,MC- jnlty and Mary Dolan were -brought Before Police Magistrate Clark this afternoon charged with the murder of the infant child. Nearly a score of witnesses for the prosecution examined and .both the accused committed for trial The girl save evidence against McNnlty -charg- ing him .with, being the father of the child and said she had done away it at his instigation. EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS FEU AT WASHINGTON "Washington, Aoig. ettrtn- quake shocks were recorded on the at Georgetown University last lasting n period oi forty- seven minutes. The shoolcs at S.46 p.m. and continue.! until 9.37. In- dicatioos were that ;he centre of the was about two thousand miles from Washington. Aug. last night and this morning the new fair grounds were the scene of great ac- tivity with men making, the final pre- parations for the Agricultural So- ciety's fair and races whiQh are being held here for 'three days, starting to- day. At about 12.30 noon Mayor Faw- cett officially opened the Fair, and soon the crowds gathered to the grounds to view the exhibits and live stock, which were the only features at the grounds to-day. At about one the Blood and.Peiganj Indians paraded through the main streets of the town, dressed in their war clothes and paint, and at sun- jdown at their large camp on the j west part of the fair grounds an old I war dance was held by the In- dians which attracted a large crowd oi spectators. The first game in the Polo tourna ment was played here this afternoon on the old polo grounds across the Old Man Kiver between the Maeleod and Cowley teams, and which result ed m a win for the Macleod team by score of 4-4, Macleod winning the toss, after playing some time with no score. The teams were: Macleod-Scougall, Kennedy, O'- Brien and Metge. HOLBROOKS WORCESTERSHIRE and It was the intention Of the Polo lnb to ttese games on the fair :rounds, but owing to their being unable to Secure ney were forced to use their old em. The next game will be at 10 o'clock ,o-morrow morning between Pincher Creek and NorthiFork.. Tomorrow's racing be half mile dash, one-half mile polo Pony race, one-half mile boys' ponv mile Iadies> race> three- quartcr ume dash, open, Indian pony races and polo pony novelty tandem race, mile Although the track is somewhat heavy a zood "ay's racing js expected, and some very good horses are entered. OUGHT TO BE THRESHED Magistrate Gives Scath- ing- Eebuke to Two Young Men "What you young men deserve and what would do you good, is a good thrashing. I wish I had the author- ity to see that you got .said In- spector West, J.P., tie city police cour-c this morning to two young men, John Campbell and Cecil Whis- ton, who were found by the police with two young girls; neither- of them yet fifteen years of age, in their tent a-t a late hour last night. The lads said .that.they were tak- ing the girls home from a dance at Staffordville, and they just went in- to the tent to rest for a mimne or two when the police officers walked The magistrate remarked that it a good thing for them the po- lice came when they did or, more ser- ious cases still would have been en- tered against them. Detective Egan said he and Sergt illiker were attracted to the tent the loud laughter that was pro- eeding therefrom, and described how they found the occupants. The men, who were kept in the cells I night, -were .remanded for another twenty-four )hours on disorderly con- uet charges, and the young girls' arents appear at p ourt ior allowing their children to e out at night, contrary to the cur- The girls themselves, otn of whom are employed in the ay time as domestics, will be pro- ationed. THE LAST ROUND OF KEEL'S KNOCK-OUT SALE Saturday Tbe Count of The Finish Half Price isn't in it 48 Suits worth and This one item alone will help you to remember Keel's Knockout Sale. Saturday you'll have to rush if you want one as the uantity is limited, o be here at the tap f the gong. has sounded.