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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 10, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETRBBIDGE DAILY HERALD Hahinlay, August :l.0, Important Notice! To Ail Householders of lethbridge Evovv householder, lodging house keeper ami is to a.cHl.o _ ment and of the Seventh .Inl.enu.Moiul o Co hv AT OSGE sending iu ot rooms they e bettfoeu (M, 16th and 2fith next, number ol re foivsmu'i' on hnvn available for teals, number ol enU t u? u if ne.-ess.rv to raise toils or occupy spare roonis and such matibn as to meals thev can serve (whether hrenklas. or not, m n Iv le'iruess of house to boarding house or restaurant, -aceess- caYline, as they' believe ,vill help m arranging for the accoinniodation ot tbe visitors. in Lethbridcre should do something: it will .hi- necessary in orde o c re for the throws expected. Your co-operai.ion ,u this will Si-ve he eono-estion tliat is threatened and eneonrage people to attend the gi-e-t The Committee desires to list at once 2000 rooms. Fill out the nttached-hlnnk and ;end by mail, and write iceoimruiviiio' it anv further infor mat 1.011 that will aid he lei-U ui tafflSg these replies preparatory to a systematic method ot appor- delegates and visitors. Your suggestion regarding rales 'for lodgmg and meals will be appreciated but for your further information we might say that it is the intention of the Leth. bridge of Control inthe near, fulure to consider uniform rates for acconi- H. I GOODE, Cbainnan Entertainment and Accommodation Committee, Lethbridge, August- 7th. fill out AT ONCE to Dry-Farming Bank Building, Lethbridge. BECKER'S WIFE BUYS REAL ESTATE INVESTS THOUSANDS OF DDL- LARS FEW DAYS AFTER GAMBLER'S DEATH Now York, Alls. connection with the district attorney's Investiga- tion of the report that Police Lieu- tenant Becker is u wealthy man, It has been discovered that four days after Uosouthal WHS killed, title wns taken to ilvs adjoining lots, costing ?7000, In (ho Van t'ortlatuU estate. In the name of Decker's wife, Helen Lynch Becker. At the same time Becker's brotliei'i John, also a pollra lieutenant attach- ed to tho detective bureau.1 took title to three lots adjoining the others, pnylnu: for them. it is understood- that Lieutenant Charles Becker Is the real owner of all eight lots, which coat On the very day Becker was telling newspapermen how he and his wife had borrowed saved to get four lots for their Olinvllle avenue home, Mrs. Becker was taking title to the Van Cortlnndt property. Graft conditions in the police de- partment, which will create amaze- ment even after the disclosures which have already' been made, were out- lined to District Attorney Whitman by Commissioner of Accounts Fos- dick. Jlore disorderly houses are running than before the dnya of the Le.xow investigation, and a graduated scale of graft is monthly .by the police. Not only Is revenue being derived from gambling houses and disorderly resorts. Gra-tt permeates every sec- tion of the department. .There is a price for appointment to the force; there is a price for retirement on pension where'the applicant desires to get out for "physical disability" be- fore the age of. retirement has been reached, ami there is graft in uni- forms and supplies. Number of rooms available....................Number of beds in How many single beds many double beds.................. Could you place extra cots, if supplied........................If so, how .many Number of people you could take care Would vou place tents on your lawn, if considered necessary.......... Is so, how many vou furnish breakfast for visitors you care to furnish' other meals. Suggested price of lodging ...Suggested price of: Nearest "car line or .lines from depot Further Phone No- (Street Address) LATEST IDEA 1IELEGRAPHY TYPEWRITER OPERATED IN WON TREAL PRINTS MESSAGE IN TORONTO Montreal, Aug. Canadian Pacific Hailwai s tslegiaph depart ment has installed a new system o automatic between Montre al and Torontp, nhicb is likeh to Iclegraphy m Canada. I it proves to befweei these points' as experiments so I far in licatc it is likelj that 1 I will soon be extended to all Darts o the The'transmittor operate 1 keybciml similar to that of a type at one end, and at the othe: a tvpewnter into ninth a loll o perforated message blanks is automat rally fed The opentor m Jlontrea strikes the kejs.ot her tjpewrlte and prints the message in Toronto and there you are. TO SHOW FARMERS r.; THE WAY .TO SAVE SOIL Ottawa, Aug. the object of demonstrating to the farmers o; the Dominion, the most economic man- ger of getting the best .results from .the soil, the commission of conserva- tion has chosen a number of farms throughout the various provinces for illustration'purposes. The commission Jias in each case chosen farms whose .owners agree to be gnid-art by the agri- cultural experts provided. These ex- peris are P. C. Munick, the commis- sion's agricultural expert, and John Fixter, formerly a farm superintend- ent of MacDonald College. The farms for demonstration purposes have al- ready been chosen in the Eastern pro- vinces, and both Mr. Munick and llr. Fixter are now in the West arrang- ing for farms for similar purposes In the Prairie provinces. In -Ontario there are eight farms, in Quebec sis, and in New Brunswick, Prince Ea- ward Island and Nova Scotia three each. The Canadian Western Natural Gas, Light, Heat Power Co., Ltd. Beg to announce that they have opened temporary offices in Suite 1, McLeay Block (Driscoll Connor's Offices) Citizens desirous of using the gas in the near future may make ap- plications there for same. RURAL LINES FROM CARDSTON THAT "TOWN IS A BUSY TELE- PHONE LINES TO BE Cardston, Alta., ABE. telephone office is getting to be A busy institution. A record taken on the first Monday and Tuesday of each month has revealed the fact that of late Cardston has been putting through an average of calls a day, apart from the long distance 'work. There are now on the Cardston switch- board about 135 subscribers, with eleven subscribers on a rural line iu use. A new line to Woolford will shortly be opened with 23 sub- scribers, and the company are work- ing on a.line west to .Mountain View, which they expect to have in a months' lime. The local mana- ger informed the Herald this 'week that a line to Kimhall and Aetna would also be completed this fall. The central office is to move on Septem- ber I to new quarters in the' Spen- cer block, where .the Palace 'M-sat Market lias been located. This move is being the new site considered more central. It Is said that the old telephone building has been rented for a confectionery. SOCIALIST DIVINE LEADS PROCESSION AGAIN Port Av'hnr, Aug. Sladi- son Hicks, Socialist organizer, who fa out, on hall of waiting trial before the High Court, on a charge of creating a tumultuous assembly, in leading 'a parade on the night of the coal handlers' strike riots last week, tonight headed another procession of about hundred men through the streets of the city. This was a de moiistration of strength in connection with tho strike of rail haniilori, who are', out for an. Increase of five cents peiYhour, making the ralo SO, Inst-aai of 25 cents per hour. The company today offered to "cqmpromlac at aii ad vnnce of 3.14 coins per but the ,-mca- TOWEL HATS .FOR BATHING SUIT Portland Girls Display ness inr.Emergeney Ponlaud girls found a novel life -for Tui Kish tem e hats They use them for bathin: suits. Several college girls home froi their and one or olde members of the'i'Sir sent up t for an afternoons outmg Thev landed m sequestered spot o Ross inland 3 Lots go wading' twittered one o the bolder ones i) bathing 'vipmonstiatcd a sti bolder Diana.of the. crowd. Honon, and shuddere two or three hav n't any bathing-suits. we'll cut' down those ha' and 'wear them and'besides nobody going to see suggested the on who first had the bathing hunch. A compromise was effected an those who are In a position to kno say that two of the 'brave youn maidens actually dismantled the se en or eight yards of towelling the wore for hats and, swathed In tl raw material, disported themselves the limpid waters o-r the Williams with all the sangfroid of the nympl In prehistoric times. ATTEMPTS SUICIDE In Protest Against New Fruit Re tions in Toronto Toronto, Aug. Hasting now fruit regulations, requiring th all fruit be covered, wag responslb for tbe attempted suicide of Samu Docker, a fruit dealer. Decker was found hanging 'by strap a. beam in his stable th morning. The-discovery was mat by Jas. Haft, and luckily be was ju in (lime to save the myn's life, Bee or having niade the attempt to end h life'just before Haft, entered the st ble. When asked the reason for. his a Decker said that he -would not able to live under the regulation s down by .the Medical Health Uepa ment, and he had accordingly decld to die a martyr In protest againet t bylaw, X-SULTAN PUTS CLOTHES IN HOCK E NEEDS THE MONEY TO LIVE IN HIS ACCUSTOMED- LUXURY Paris. Aug. 7.--WUIiout money, the lltun .Molinmed I'nshld, former ruler Zanzibar, is In Paris bartering for o sale1 of his personal decorations, wols and uniforms. The past glories his regal splendor, in order to ob- In pocket money enough to make e possible with the paltry allow- ice made him by'the British gov- unient. Since the Sultan was do- roned on account of his refusal to tend the coronation of King George, aiming that, as a ruling monarch it as sullicieiit for him merely to send representative, which he (lid, the rltish government has allowed him n year. The Sultan says that ith -tho royal tastes aud love of lux- into which the English have edu- ated him this is not sufficient. The Sultati, although nearly coal ack, has been educated at Eton and ado English in everything. Speak- g of his condition to a correspond- utMic said: "To think of me. a King, brought own to the level ot a county squire y the niggardly pension of tbe Brit- h government! It Is not.possible for o to live on such a sum with 'nil my ives mid family ,at home unit enses abroad." Finding himself without funds here, e sought out N. Djvarkardas, a pearl lerchant, and commissioned him tc ell all his jewels arid uniforms ending his sale the Sultan sits every fternoon in front of the Cafe de la alx making a single brandy aud soda o as far as possible and dreaming IB time when he drained numerou: olden goblets filled with the fines to the hurrahs of his people. CROP REPORT FROMU.S. W.ishiiicton; .Depart lent' oi AgricllHiireis: August, repor. ollows Corn-Conditions SO.O indicate! crcage yield 26.0 estimated produc ion Winter Wheat-'iP.rclimiliary estimate crc.yield 15.1; total productioi 'quality.. Spring Condition 00 1 irld lo 1 production 903, jtelrt 319 roduction quantiU emaining on farms yield 26.7 roduction 87.5; yield 9.-1 roduction KAISER VISITS MINERS' HOMES Doclnm, Geiraanv, Aug 9 c William and his brother Princ lenry, Pinssia here toda and visited the injured survixors csterdaj 's mine disaster at Goethe Subseqiicntl} the Emperor went int sol oral of the miners nherc h( ci pressed his condolence with the lam lies of the oi the accident Thus, fir 109 bodieb haic tak en [rom the and eight are sti missing and undouhlcillj dead of the injured men died during th night. MAN CAN LIVE ON TWENTY A MONTH IP i of Ire ;ar THE MOLSONS BANK INCORPORATED 1855 Record of Progress ior Five 1.906 1911 Capital Reserve .V....'... Deposits Loans fatal Assets 83 Brnnchei in Canada, and Aqcnti and CorrMpondenti In all the Principal Cities in the World, A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT at all branches. Interest allowed at hlnhest current rate. LethlH'idge Branch. Manager OF CANADA Pild-npClpllll.Ies! tat mA u4 IMlvUei1 Fr.lils ?S, (Over) Remit Money By Bank Money Orders Bant Money Orders issued by the Union Bank of Canada for sums, up to cost only from 30 to I5C, according to amount. They are payable anywhere in Canada (Yukon and in the principal United States cities. Money sent in this way is as safe, as if you handed it direct to the payee, ETHBRIDGE BRANCH G. R. TINNING, Manager SRASSY LAKE BRANCH A. B. KING, Act'g. (nstiagtr THECANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE YOUR Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one of these boxes FOR FtmTHER INFORMATION APPLY TO Letbbridge Brarich C G. LNourse. Mgr. BRITISH CANADIAN TRUST GUARANTEE COMPANY AUTHORIZED TO ACT AS ADMINISTRATOR, TRUSTEE, ASSIGNEE, GUARDIAN OP INFANTS, ETC., ETC. r. Imestment Funds in Jlortgagcs for clients; and Collection of Interest and Agreement payments given special attention. ALL MANNER OF AGENCY BUSINESS TRANSACTEO FIRE, ACCIDENT, INSURANCE Call or Write for information. Conybeare Block Lethbrldge, Alta We are at your serviet J. S. Haxton Manager When Married It Costs Only Nh Dollars More Geneva, Aug official ban department, at Zurich has ju prepared after careful study, a mi imiim wage' fariff .for both sexes isxa curious document, attempting prove what are the lowest sums upi which persons can live. The following are gome of the ta per month which are considere absolutely ncccpsary: Single man single woman SI1; married co" without children with childre to six years of age, an increase o per. month for each child; child up to II years, and up to 20 ye each per month. In this mini- mum official list are included life and illness Insurances and doctors' fees. CAN'T GET MARKET FOR BRITISH FARMERS Aug. to .reports that have reached this city, much discontent exists among British farmers settled upon the Intensified farming lands In Tilbury last spring. .Tho settlers claim that promises of the land company that a co-operative organization would he formed for handling vegetables and trull, have been unfilled, and that though they have railway facilities for shipping, there' Is no available market for their produce. As a result, they have been com- pelled to spll 10 caniieri at low prices. SOhte farmers threaten to return to Knsla'ml this fail. Utlgatlon Is talked of, ..while .others have .decided, to go Lund Land Dev't Co., Ltd, P. Lund, President HEAD OMTCE CRANBKOOK, B.C.' See us about lands m the Beautiful Kootenay Valley Orchard and Garden Tracts Grazing Lands Visit Our Fixpci'iincntal Farms at WAKDNER, B. 0., B. C. Special Bargain For 20 days in good business property CORNER REDPATH AND 12lh feet on Ave., 126 on street, has good 8 room fully modern house, rented for 545.00 per month. This Is without doubt the best buy .in the city today. Prlc. -Terms balance In 0. 12, IS mcrnlln. Ferris Ransom AtBEKTA ;