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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 8, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S BIG FAIR Has always been a great attraction. Lethbridge has become famous for its exhibits of Stock, Grain and Farm Produce, year's attractions promise to be even better than in previous years, consequently we expect a greater attendance of both country and city people. We are taking advantage of this and are putting on FAI WEEK SALE We want everybody to take advantage of this sale also, as we are going to sell Ladies' Ready-to-wear, Ladies' Hosiery, Belts, Collars, etc., Men's Clothing, Hats, Shirts, Hosiery and Summer Underwear, and all Wash Goods at remarkably low prices. Remember the dates. Sale starts Monday, Aug. 8th and lasts one week. The prices are inviting. Here are a few. There are others. Ladies' Tailored Reg. 12.25 Fancy Lawjn Blouses Eeg. price 13.75 for Fancy Lawn Eeg. price for Ladies'. cambric, lace and embroidery Regular price Regular price for............S1.20 Regular price Regular price LADIES'HOSIERY EMBROIDERED BLACK Regular price 75c for............. 55c COLORED CASHMERE striped; reg. 90c for.....................70c Children's and other ladies' hosiery at equal- ly low prices. SCOTCH GESTGHAMS Regular price 25c for...... 17 1-2c Regular price 30c for 22 1-2c FANCY MERCERIZED CORD Li in white, black and brown. Regular price 40c and 50c ...35cahd40c ALL WASH GOODS AT BIG DISCOUNTS 20 PER CENT. OFF ALL MEN'S- CLOTHING And SUMMER UNDERWEAR FANCY VESTS Regular for Regular 13.00 for Regular 15.00 for l'. BLACK SATEEN SHIRTS Regular price 75c for 60c .Regular price 60c for 50c 20 Per Cent. Off AH Fancy Shirts 20 PER CENT. OFF ALL MEN'S SUMMER HATS We are not selling out but giving the people of Southern Alberta while visiting our fair an opportunity to purchase Good Goods at exceptionally Low Prices GRADE WILL BE AS ASTHEG.T.P. Statement Of [Promoter Of Finder' Creek Line -Fine Sample Of Oats-No Truth In Report About Settlers Losing Homes (Special to the Herald) Pincher Creek, Aug. at this point continues to be centred in the new -railway, and it is gratifying toe able to state that all the prelim- inary matters pertaining thereto are progressing satisfactorily. J. A. Taylor is authority for the statement that the grade of the road will be equal to that of the Grand Pacific. Eighty pound rails are to used and the roadbed suffi- ciently substantial to permit of the heaviest kind of traffic being hauled over it. These facts would indicate that the company not only know what they are about, when it comes to rail- way building, but are wise in their generation. Still another proof becomes mani- fest that the company means all it says anent the completion of part of their line this year, when the informa- tion comes from the same head that all the tents and grading materials have already 'been purchased. TMs means 'that just as soon as the con- tract has been let, no time will be lost in getting grading operations un- der way. Speculation as to Station Speculation is ripe yet among pro- perty holders at the west end of town as to where the station will be located. As a matter of fact the company has not decided on the site of the depot ttiemselves yet, and opinion is general that until such time as they do thej "knockers" who are credited with having so much" to say on the subject should take a back seat for the time being. When all is said and done, the railway company, like other cor- porations of its ilk. will very likely suit itself as to where their line will enter the town and in the location of tneir station. It is almost incredible, however, the amount of cold water tba't is be- ing thrown on the railway project by a limited few who appear to think they should have been consulted in the matter first, last and all the time, because such a consultation has not taken place, or ever will, are re- sorting to dog in the manger tactics. Nothing in Reports It is a. matter of relief and satisfac- tion that the reported damage to set- tlers homes in the So'uth Fork and Mid-die Fork had no founda- tion in fact- The rumor got abroad that several houses in the localities named had :been burned out while the forest fires were raging- About forty men from the afflicted sections made a gallant fight for their homes and families against the devouring ele- ment. Had it not 'been for the stren- uous and unselfish efforts of 'these volunteers, who accomplished splen- did work under great difficulties. Pincher Creek would no doubt have had to protect itself in a similar way. Not a single house was -burned and only a single accident occurred while the men were out. A. N. Mouat was leading a horse by the halter which became frightened and unmanageable for the time being. He was knocked down by the animal, which stevped on his back. The -injured man -ras un- conscious from three o'clocK on the day of the accident until seven the following morning, but he has almost fully recovered since then. Fine Sample of Oats One of the finest sample of oats seen around here this season is on The University of Alberta Courses Offered In to B. A. and B. Sc. degrees. APPLIED to B. So. decree. MATRICULATION Wednesday, Sep- tember 21st. REGISTRAT10N AND September 2Sth. Application for the September Matriculation Examination should be made before September 1st. For application forms, cal- endars, and full information, apply to THE REGISTRAR, Strathcona, ASta. J) view at Chas. Kettles' office. The sample, which is in a green state, is three feet nine inches high and is well headed out. The oats were sown by James Kettles on 70 ranch, five miles east of iere. They were grown on an improved -cultivation., the method 'being rolled land, on which cattle were allowed to run afterwards, there- by packing the soil and retaining the moisture. The oats will reap fifty ibushelg to the acre. The Oddfellows and Rebekahs will hold their postponed basket social at I Beauvias Lake on La-bor Day, Monday, Sept. 5th. A programme of foot races and games is being arranged 'by the committee, and a platform will be erected for the day. Robbins Chaput have received the automobile .for their livery. It has been in constant use almost since it arrived. BODY OF FERNIE CHILD RECOVERED Bad Been In the River Since End of May-A Warning To Parents (Special to The Fernte, August long lost body of little Heen Lyons, daughter oi Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lyons, oi West Fernie, was found yesterday in. the log pond of the Elk Lumber Co., where she was drowned on. the after- J. J. Braniff has returned from an noon of May 30th last, extended visit to the States. j company with her older sis- ter, Kathleen, and other children, were playing upon the foot log across the pond at the intake from the riv- er, when Kathleen slipped from the log into the swift running water, and was rescued from drowning by John. Fiddel, a river driver working near by. Little Ileen, who. was standing Oddfellows' Delegates The following members of the local lodge leave here on Monday to at- tend iSI. sessions of the Grand Lodge of Oddfellows at Calgary this week: C. W. Taysum, A. -W. Rofcblns, Dr. Gffllespie, T. Hinton, A. N. Mowat To avail themselves of the excursion to Banff after the Grand Lodge concludes its business, 'Mrs. Simpson. Mrs. Mc- Dougall, Mrs. Tucker, Mrs. White, j on bzck, became excited at the .Mrs. Maxwell, Miss Hinton and Miss danger Marshall, of the Rebekah lodge, will m but toe in the party. was uot seejl ,bv Fiddel, who had a Rev. C. D. McKinnon, the new Bap- Kathleen from tist pastor here, assisted Rev. G P. Hunter in the special services held by the lacter in Blairmore last -week. Mr. Lee, of New Brunswick, has been here for a week past on a visit to his sisters, Mrs. A. Cyr, Mrs. G, Levasseur, Mrs. Routnier and Mrs. Marquis. After a. week of pleasantly cool wea- ther, refreshing showers of rain fell here Friday, Saturday and Sunday. he reached shore with his burden, the other children told him that ileen had fallen into the water, hut she had gone down under the logs and was past recovery. The pond was dragged several times and the water lowered in an endeavor to find the body but all efforts failed to locate it and it was finally given np as having THREE PRIESTS DROWNED Montreal. Aug. ecclesias- tics who were crossing the lake of Two Mountains from Oka to Cha- teau, -yesterday afternoon after a se- vere electrical storm, have disappear- ed and it is 'believed they were drown- ed. They are Rev. Robert A. Arm- strong of Portland, Ore., and a Mr. Hamisch of Kansas City, and Mr. Cronin of Baltimore, whose full names nave not been learned. Granum, Aug. Shanks, who has been local manager for the North- ern .Crown Bank, has been transferred to Wai iron, Sask., and Mr. Sharpe, the teller, will go on the staff of the. same bank at Macleod. The bank here has been closed. SHOES! SHOES! SHOES! SHOES! SHOES! SHOES! ROYAL SHOE STORE B duration, but gave field and garden vegetation besides quenching cinity. the forest fires in our vi- iiere JTIIUHV, The rainfalls were not of very iond-Dassed throuSh the sluices and out renewed life to j into the river below the null. By a singular coincidence, John .Fi-ddel was the man to discover the long lost body of the little unfortunate yes- terday while the water in the pond j was lowered to allow of the replacing i ,TEMS FROM MACLEOD Qf sluicmy ft Macleod, Aug. fair week j Superintendent Waters had a gang here the contractors were working on Qf men at, improvement j Main street laying cement Fiddcl saw tbe badly decompos- which did not improve the appearance 1 ed lyjng on the bottom of of the street to the visitors way or j npar the entrance of the way. Coroner Bleaaddell was sent lor and after viewing the body order- ed it to be'removed to Scott's under- taking parlors, where it was prepar- seeing. Tbe rain which fell here on Friday and Saturday was not unwelcome, aJ- though It is too late to do much good. The insurance underwriter has set- tied the insurant ou :.he res-. taurant and F. B. C. Metge bmld dcath bg ft again. T. D. Rhodes, the proprietor, of the restaurant, w.11 most Mcely oc-1 about such d w cupy the new buildup mntag body Qf CQV. cre-d with logs as is the log pond in TO CAMP AT WALDRON RANCH t p.mi> 1 L-i> L1 Granum, Aug. rumor is in cir-j ueen Lyons was the' second victim dilation that Lady Grey will -treacherous trap for chil- at the ITnldrcn ranch next week, j