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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta (i, 1012 THE LCTHBBIDGJE .Y HERALD A GREAT Si In order to reduce my stock of SUITS, which are the product of the Highest Class Tailors of .Eastern Canada, I am going to offer you your choice of any suit we have for ONE DAY ONLY Wednesday, August 7th at the ridiculously low price of These SUITS were bought to sell as high as and are ALL THE SEASON'S NEWEST SHADES in Tweeds, Home- spuns and Worsteds. We have to sacrifice them to make room. DON'T THIS BARGAIN APPEAL TO YOU I urge you at least to come and examine these SUITS, as nothing short of seeing and trying them on will convince you of the per- fect Style, Fit and Satisfaction obtainable at this extraordinary Low Price. Sole Agent for Slater Shoes BUCHAN Sole Agent for Slater Shoes 406, Fifth Street THE MEN'S MAN. Bryan Block TORONTOS WON HARD ENCOUNTER Toronto, Aug. :tho raost des perate struggle 'witnessed here tin season, the Torontos defeated tUi Nationals at the beach today by i score of. 5 to 2.. At tho first face-of both teams started In at the speed limit and they never let up until the fi-nal whistle The Torqntos won largely through their superior spaed in the Held. Tho work of the Toronto defence was par- ticqlarly pretty. They allowed the Nationals' defence to get hut von' few ahota and Gibbons picked them out in beautiful fashion. He put up ji stellar brand of gild edge work, none of hia stops could be described as lucky; L'Hornx on the other hand, got a number thai, could not possibly have been seen, but'merely slammed out by chance. He put up a great game however, and it duo to his good work that the Torontos did not roll mi a bigger score. Trigger and Trap EDMONTON GUN CLUB TO HOLD TOURNAMENT ON AUGUST TWELFTH Donaldson Line Direct Service Between Scotland, Continental points and .Qanada every Sat- urday.- Large new modern and up to date, operated on the One Class Cabin plan. Cabin staterooms all amid- ships. 131.25 lo Glasgow. Liverpool, Londonderry, Galway and Bel- fast. to Hamburg, Antwerp and Rotterdam.' 136.00 to Sweden, -Norway and Denmark, etc. For full information cull on any stoamshlp agent or write, H. E. LIOMAN, G.n.ral Agent 455 Main St., Winnipeg Valuable Prizes and Fine Program ol Team Cham- pionship of Province Edmonton, Aug. l.--Crack shots from various parts of Alborta and neighboring provinces are coming to Edmonton, August 12, to participate in the first annual tournament under the auspices of "the Northern Club. The feature of the day will lie the :eam shoot for tlio Kirkland Clip and 1100 in gold to tho first ana 550 to second. The cup is emblematic of .he championship of Alberta, w.hich must be 'vvon three times consecutive- y by a 'team of to inon re-presenting a recognized club, to 'become the pro- perty of that organization. The-flrm of D. A. Kirkland. Ltd., or Edmonton, donor of the .trophy, has I ppojnted these trustees: G. B. Park r, Red Deer; Dr. Kanioff, Calgary .nd G. Cowdrey, Edmonton. The program for the day Includes seven sweepstake events at 15 and 20 birds; a shoot at ,50 birds for 10-men teams, a shoot for professionals at 25 birds, visitors' high average shoot for a trophy and a members' high aver age shoot for the president's trophy Money will be awarded on the Rose system. Interstate association trap shooting rules will govern; guns larg- er than 12-gauge and 'black powder are barred. The management announces that as the tournament Is scheduled for the first day of the Edmonton exposition, August 12 to 17, out of town entries can take advantage of the reduced rnilroad rates In effect thftt week, INTERNATIONAL CRICKET London, Aug. tis close of the day's play In tho test crlokot match between Australia and South Africa it Nottingham, tho Afi leans had scor- ed 306 rum for eight wlckoti. WHEAT CROP PROMISES GOOD THAT IS THE REPORT FROM AROUND THE POLO TEAM Cowley, Aug. banquet and ball in honor oi the polo tesm is bill- ed for August 9, and win be a gor- geous affair. The best of music will be furnished. The banquet and sup- per will bo in the Cowley hotel 12 o'clock. The announcements are out at five dollars a couple, with the clauso that every lady must bp at- tended. Oh! Wise commiitleo. You are looking after the interest.-; of. iis loor unfortunates. As a rule at a tall there arc three or four ladies vlth one nice fellow anil all the said unfortunates have to go by their lone- ome. This IB a chance of a lifetime. Get a hustle cm and get a pardner 'oys. The- first wheat was cut on Friday, nd by the looks of It, there is go- ing to be a record quality ai-ound hero. No frost, hail, or dry weather to have spoiled it. Uy the end of next week several thousand acres will; be In the stook. It is doubtful which IB the most haiw, the fanner or the merchant, three soiuqira he- ing failures, the merchants have had to carry over the hi-jjers' a'cbouiiti and should bo rewarded now by the farmers paying up. The sale on Saturday of Sir. A Boutllller's effects passed off vkjry successfully. A fair crowd assembled in spite of the rain. Mr. Ed. Werely of Prank, was a vis- itor in town Sunday. II. D. MacMillan, our hotel keeper tias had his building re-painted, and las greatly Improved the appearance of It. There are many others who town who should follow his example. iauKa of the Canadian line 1ms just arrived, filled with a cargo of toys. The. toys, which are packed iu huge constitute practically the whole of the 'boat's cargo, and weigh many tons, They are 'all from Germany. SHIPLOAD OF TOYS COMES FROM GERMANY Aug. Clans IB assured of a plentiful supply of toys nor next UlirUtau, The steamer Pal- G.F.STEPHENS PAINT AND VARNISH MAKERS WINNIPEG.CANADA BUSY HAYING AT PINCHER CREEK RAIN DOES NOT I CITIZEN REMOVING TO LETHBRIDGE Pincher Creek, "Aug. hcav rains ot Saturday last have not ri tardcd haying or harvesting opera throughout this district to appreciable extent. A warm win followed the showers ilay Sunda and Monday, and this has had the e :cct of thoroughly drying up 'the sui plus moisture. AH eacli day passes immense quantities ot timothy stacked, all ready for the baler late on. Tiio cutting of fall or winte wheat is also progressing rapidly. Tho persistent rumor that is goin the rounds to the effect that Jon Kcimnis, M.P.P., is likely to retir 'rom iho Provincial Legislature ioon as his present term expires doc lot seem to create any very grea urprise.locally. It was appareutlj vith considerable reluctance that (einmis accepted the nomination ii ho lirst place. .'IJut the intim.atioi hat John Ilerron may enter the pro incial Held does cause consiilerabli vonderiffent. lie has never taken anj ery great interest in matters pro incial, while on the other hand Col V. C. Kemmis has always been in the orefront of provincial politics, cast as far as the Conservative arty in this district is concerned nd it was generally supposed last all th.it the .nomination would come i him. Should John Kemmis drop ut, nothing would seem more fitting tan thatj the colonel should step iu- o his shoes. At any rate, it is not likely he will sit idly by and allow the coveted nomination to go to Mr. Ilerron without a struggle. On the other hand, Mr. Ilerron is not ciact- ly letting the grass under his feet. One oi the most prominent Con- servatives in the district made the statement the other day that Mr. Ilerron had been trying to get Hon. Robert ear for a couple of weeks or more. H such is. actually the case, Col. Kemmis had better look to his or he will likely come out second best. To llanquel Mr. Ormond A complimentary banquet will take place in the King Edward, hotel to- morrow evening in honor of R. H. Ormond, who leaves this week for -the const. It is anticipated .that mosf'of-the business men1 ol. the town, will be present at this function to give "Hob" a proper sentLoii. Mrs. Ormond has already left for their new home. D. S. .Williams, who for .the past year has held, the position of assist-! aut principal of the public scho here, and who has-been in Bdnwnt for the past two weeks examining p pers for the Department oi hlduc tion, is-spending a few days In before leaving for his now lield of'l hor at Pentiotoii, B. C. A member of tlie Provincial Boa of Health spent Monday iu town loo PHONE P. O. DRAWER 646 Harris Olson General Agents Real Ettale Creston Fruit Lands Can. Railway Accldtnt Ins. Fire and Life Insurance C. P. R. Libor Agwiti General Employment Agtnts for Oliver Steimihlp Agtnti ROOMS 2 and 4, BEGIN BLOCK Lethbrldge, Albert! the wonderful growth of all kinds oi ;raius and grasses in this district, hut we could get along very well well without a two-foot .grass hedge along both sides of the sidewalks oh dain street Piucher Creek citizens apparently believe in u liberal application o! paint. Several buildings throughout he town have recently, been greatly improved in this wav. On Main s.treet tile work done on t-lic Alberta and King Edward hotels and on the Scott building, occupied by .Ii W Brcckenridge, is a decided improve- ncnt. C. P. R. Agent Resigns IV. A. Legault, tor several years C R. agent at this point, has sevcr- d his connection with that torpor- tion and accepted a position as chief ccountant for Messrs. 'Lebel Co. 'hile the businessmen of the town ill doubtless miss him from his old ost, vet it'is a source of conslder- ble satisfaction to-have him identi- ed with the business life of the own. T. J. Moore, who. recently resigned position as manager for Lebel. o. to establish a business of flis own Beaver Mines, was a visitor to iwn over Sunday. Hb reports splen- d success m his venture Coming to Lelhbridge Piucher Creek is about to lose one its most highly respected citizens the removal to Lethbridge of Mr. m. Maxwell, manager of the Wcst- n Coal Coke Co, of lieavei imes, and also of the Lrlhbudge iliicneb The departure of Mr and :s. Maxwell will be a distinct lo.ss, the social life of Piucher, Creek d their pl.ii.rs will he exceedingly nl to (ill. THE- PEOPLES' FORUM sliongly outside papers being lor the puipose of knocking any of 0111 lotal enterpiibcs, I myielt have been ,i strong advocate of the new fire lull Thus 1 have incuired the enmity of your correspondent, .as., lie plainl) by an article in your paper dated Yugiisl 3rd, and in which lie claims 1 sent in my resigna- tion to the town council to take ef- fect at once, and that if I had not lone so that the-whole brigade-would h.ive done so which is a wide open and shut lie without any tnmmingi, and he knows it In Die first place 1 never sent m my resignation to the council, I didn't have lo, as the) ncier appointed me, al- Ihoiigh I have been connected with! the department since the dajs of'the old bucket brigade I have been elect- ed chief by the hois themsehes fronJ ear to jcar and foi the last -cais- I asked them to release lie from the position, as I could not ilford the tune, but have always as- irnled lo act until they decided on tome one that would suit them. Over three months ago I told some ol the older members that I would quit as' ioon as I saw them the rpnyen- v tion I din have ynrdf, Of our cxtrnj' men ,1'iH soriy to ui a" couple of our' older regular men on account of them accusing officers of the association o( NCHER CREKK FIRE WRITES ing over our sanitary or unsanitar conditions, as the case may ho. It Hayr Hdw. Go. not-known yet whether he discovers anything requiring action on the par of his department. To Sell Mill and Elevator Tile local mill and elevator, tl property oi the Piucher Creek Mill Elevator company, which is now i the process of being wound up( wi be offered for sale by public auctio here on August 2SrdV Already som well known milling men Ironi outsid points have come to town to loo the property over, and should mi en tcrprising purchaser he found lor tb property .the .immediate operation o the plant seems well within the range of possibility. Farm Lands in Town Limits An effort will be mudc by 'I'hos. W Mordcn, on behalf of tile Morclen cs tate, to have certain farm lands tak- en out of the town limits. Since the adoption of tile single tax -filt.il in Al- berta the taxes on this property have been more than doubled, and as the land is only'used for agricultural pur- poses Mr. Mordcn apparently tines nol see why he should be called upon to pay such exorbitant, taxes. Since this land is not subdivided, it cer- tainly is hard to understand why it should be taxed so high. The fact Hint it is inside the town limits will not increase the average yield pet acre that it will produce. MesRrs. Soott and FYaser were among Ihc firms who tendered on the job of moving the town of Prank to the new site. They were unsuccessful, however, the job being captured by a Monlana A Pretty Town A stranger in town thr other day. Ihc remark that Pincher Creek- was about Ihc prettiest town he bade in the west, but added thai its appearance could be greatly improved if the town authorities would have the streets cleaned up and the grass along the edge of the. sidewalks cut. This suggestion was certainly a very timely one, all like lo boast of Pincher Creek, Aug 5, 1913. ditor Lelhbridge Herald lear tho changing of jyoiir eoneipondent foi this town it been very noticeable tint ou have 'as a i.eu correspondent 3ue our. town knockers, who on account pi a severe sore head of other .tea- sons, has seen fit lo use the column! of yoiii paper as a means lo knock Hie maj or and town council heie lor what he terms as lack of tact in ex- cluding everybody from the council chainbei at tile time ol opening the tendeis foi the new fire hall. He further insinuates the sore became so can.kerous.as.to.be the means of ing! being taken to quash the bylaw, ubicli he sayb m all prohabil- ty would have been let go ai it looked had the mayoi been nice to tenderers and lei them he present when the tenders were opened. Tliu mayor and town council received coin- niendation 01 fullv ninety pel cent, of he ratepaicis who considered their action m the mattei wat, peiiectly and iiirlher pi oof of the conflil- nce in which thej nre belli bv the atcpajers is exemplified in no uncet- iu teims bv the way thej s.upport- d the last bylaw, which was'carried inety for; against, four. Later ditions of your paper' contained lore of the hammer style in big eadlincs that the municipal bylaw 'ould be quashed, 'and giving as one i his tvpical trifling reasons that ;ic school hoard uould lequire an nonnoui amount of money this year, e did not saj what for, hut I might iy right here, Mr. Editor, that tho oplc of this town resent very, not giving them a squaie deal insignificant third place in one of the minor events ot the tournament, and as for as, the whole brigade quitting; if I did not, as I said before, is a MSC lie, for the older and better iiemners have all expressed their wish thnt I should continue with the department, hut it was a chance for our nnti fire hall bilaw man to give ne n rap, and he does not oveitook iny small acts Thanking editor, in anticipation, I remain, sincerely, H NT. TUCKER. HARLAND 4 WOLFF MAY CLOSE WORKS Owing to Diiputei Between Orange- men and Catholics Over Horn. Riilt Belfast, Ireland, Aug lo continuous disputes between Orange- men and Catholics oyor the I-Iome Rule ifitarlon, irhich have jesijlted m many Catholics being pi evented, from working, the shipbuilding firm of land Wolff alieaik closed donn some of ita depaitments. It in an" nounced by the firm that it will lw unable to continue other departments, which will ultimately result in whole of the works stopping until disturbances are discontinued In a itatenient to itp 'irm says "Matters have at such ji ends In the Belfut shlpyudo hat many of toe men in- Imidated, some of them "tftm vhom it is Jmpossubie to replace, an4' he film is reluctantly obliged to down a considerable portion of plant." Some Catholic workmen vere.today, assailed with baits nuts n went to by it crowd of A number pf. iqj. SHEEP 750 ewes, 1 to 5 'ytari wethers 1 to 3 old. All heavy shearers. Want to sell once RE is .short J. L. Secrist GOLD BUTTE MONT THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE YOUR Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or btheV valuables in one of these boxes POD FtrBTHER INFpRMATION APPLY'TO .ethbridge Branch C G, L Nourse, ;