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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 11, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbi-idge Sally'ffenild. Thursday August CROSBY'S DROUGHT SALE Is a success. It rained bargains all clay Saturday. It is going to pour bargains all this week with a grand spec- tacular cloud burst next Saturday. My sale is a good omen. The Drought is broken, but the Drought Sale is young and sturdy and cannot be broken any competitors. Here's a range of prices for you from 30 cts.'up to for a pair of shoes. At 10 p.m. Saturday, a man whose Avad had been transmuted into liquid form, demanded a pair of shoes for the price of two drinks. He got'em. He got me. The booze seller got us both. I have the biggest and best assorted lot of miners' and work boots in Lethbridge. THE CROSBY SHOE STORE, Percy Crosby, Proprietor Successor to F. German The Begin Block 114 Round Street EXT-OF Price 35 cts. CURES DIARRHOEA, CRAMPS, DYSENTERY, COLIC, CHOLERA CHOLERA INFANTUm and all Summer and Bowel Complaints. Asfc for Dr. Power's and insist to getting what you ask for.. Refuse Dangerous. The original is manufactured only by THE T. MUJBDKN Limited Toronto, SOME SHARKS According to records whlcn vere thoroughly searched by the naval cadets of the Mexican gunboat Yuc- atan, now anchored in the harbor, the monster shark, which was caught by the crew of that vessel while en route to Pensacola, is the largest that has ever been hooked and recorded. The shark measured about ten met- ers (about thirty feetV in length, and judging from the growth on his body lived probably hundreds of years, and had likely visited every sea in the world. The largest be on record measured nine meters long, and was caught on the coast of California sev- eral years ago. The cadets are proud of holding the distinction of hav ing captured the largest shark on Journel. QUEEN'S OWN OFF TO ENGLAND Bidden Farewell by the Ontario Authori- ties Toronto, Aug. thous- and relatives and spectators crowded the galleries of the armory, wnen sis hundred stalwart officers and men the Queen's Own Rifles, resplendent in -new uniforms, paraded for a unique ceremony. Lieut.-G-overnor and Premier of Ontario, and Mayor of Toronto, united in bidding the regiment Godspeed and in voicing the farewell of the people of the prov- ince and dwelling upon the precedent in imperialism 'that the regiment is setting in a visit to England. We still have 2 only 3 drawer Dressers and Stands 6 only 2 drawer Dressers and Stands For the 2 pieces with 3 drawers Edited by Phone 1052 SOCIAL AND PERSONAL Rev. and Mrs. T. P. Perry and fam: ily left this morning bound for Van- couver on their five weeks' holiday outing. Miss E.. Currie, of the nursing staff of the Gait Hospital, is spending her vacation with friends in Montana. Mrs. W. A. Hamilton, Miss Enid and Master Allen returned yesterday from an extended visit with friends in Weyburn and Yellow Grass, Sask. Dr. and Mrs. Galbraith, with Miss Ruth, left yesterday for Victoria, B.C., where Dr. 'Galbraith will attend the Methodist general conference to which he is a delegate. He will attend-the sessions of the Alberta Medical Asso- ciation at Banff on the way. Mrs. D. A. Scroggie, of Bow Centre, is visiting at the. home of Dr. and Mrs. Galbraith. Mrs. C. A. Little and children left this morning for a month's visit at Red Lodge, Montana. Miss Audrey Neale, who was the guest of Mrs. (Superintendent) Taylor for -the latter part of last week, re- turned yesterday morning to Leth- bridge. On Monday afternoon Mrs. William Cousins gave a tea in her Hat News. Mr. and Mrs. John Wilson left yes- terday afternoon for Saskatoon. They will be accompanied as far as Regina by Mr. Wilson's sister. Mrs. R. J. Cher- ry, who has been the gueso of her sis- ter, Mrs. Geo. Perry, Glyn St., for the past month. The ladies of the Women's Relief Society are having great -success in their efforts -to raise money at the Fair. By selling badges for "ten cents and up" and from the receipts at the afternoon tea tables, they got over two hundred dollars yesterday, making a total of nearly three hun- dred to date. Tuesday evening's social and enter- tainment in McKay street Baptist cha- pel was a decidedly successful affair. Over eighty people participated in the good things that catered both to appetite and intellect. The receipts of the evening together with subscrip- tions given in connection with the venture, amounted to seventy dollars in all. and will be used in connection with the building fund. For the 6 pieces v with 2 drawers 5 different patterns of golden quarter sawn Oak Diners Cheapest, per set of 5 chairs and 1 armchair Best 6 different patterns of Early English Diners Cheapest, per set of 5 chairs an< Best LAURIER DRIVES FIRST SPIKE ON ALBERTA CENTRAL RY. (Continued from front claims There is Unrest The address given by President Bowen on behalf of the eight thous- and, foreshadowed the resolutions. It declared in part: "While recognizing the duty we" owe as we believe you have our best interests at heart, we also have a -duty to ourselves. We are face to face with a condition of affairs which should never exist, a condition of affairs that is not con- ducive to the development of the nat- ural resources or to the well being of the country." Chief among the un- satisfactory things were conditions of meat, trade, condition of grain trade, railway act and lack of co-operative legislation. It has been said by super- ficial students that the -need of the country is more population, but this is only true in part, while rural popula- tion is, we believe, truly loyal, yet a spirit of unrest exists that is not -con- ducive to the growth, of loyalty. It is the duty of the government to patronize the people not by unjust tariff laws, but by removal of mon- opolistic conditions -which have grown up in the western country, fostered 'by -some unjust laws and by a dozen other laws. We ask the gov- ernment to give us their protection, (but not by such methods as bonuses protective tariffs." In a lengthy argument against protection the farm- ers gave figures to show that they were now paying taxes on larger pro- portion of their imports than fifteen years ago. In this respect the tariff seems to have progressed backwards. Frankly, they said, during the' elec- tion of 1S96 their chief hope was the gradual passing from protection to free trade; now they thought it was time to take decided steps, and from his knowledge of the province he could safely assert that such steps would 'be welcomed with enthusiasm. Eulogizing the preference with Great Britain, yet they thought there must be a flaw somewhere as average duty on British dutiable goods imported in 1909 was a little over 25 per cent and we are unable to show to the world that has got superiority in the class of its wheat through, foreign matter added and the fact that farm- ers were graded higher than elevator interests. It was estimated that there was total injury and unjust tax over three million dollars for shipments made eastward from the provinces and pocketed by the elevator interests. We believe that farmers are pay- ing yearly by indirect taxes enough on season's crop to purchase the ter- minal facilities. Pacific terminals were also dealt with by the farmers., pointing out that 95 per cent of- all grain inspected at Calgary was for western points. Vancouver offered special inducements, but they believe the only way is government owner ship. Apropos of railway amendments, attention was drawn to ruling of the commission, compelling companies to construct fences as soon as construc- tion work was completed and asking that it be enforced. It was said that appeal was made for co-operative leg- islation to prevent the tyranny of trusts. In connection-with the chilled meat problem, the farmers observed that some of the convicted United States firms are already doing -busi- ness in our country and apparently are usins same methods, and indica- tions -are that Canadian firms will fol- low suit. Eventually they will im- poverish the whole country through elimination of meat for export pur- poses. We view with alarm that farmers are considering changing from stock and mixed farming to ex- clusive grain raising. This can only be carried on for a limited time with-, out depletion of soil. Where now exists discouraged and disheartened feeling among live stock breeders there -would spring up lively interest if government gives promise a good reliable and steady market for good reliable -and steady market for dulled meat export business. If the atter is left in the present unsatis- At St. Augustin's Church last even- ing a pretty wedding took place when Rev. J. E. Murrell-Wright married Mary Ryan of MacLeod, -to R. C. Perry manager of the Bremner Electric Co. at Macleod. The bride was prettily attired in pale blue raw silk with, hat match. They left on this afternoon's local for Medicine Hat where they will visit the groom's brother before [returning to Macleod where they will reside. On Tuesday, Aug. "9th, the marriage took place in St. Augustin's Church of John Daniel Dovey, of Coutts, Alta.. to Mary Van Enan, of Great Falls, Mont. Rev. J. E. Murrell-Wright was the officiating clergyman. lyuy vvtis a. iiture ,_-_-. j. "ii average duty on American goods a: factory state the little "over 24 per cent. While Great i nn Britain had preference America had the advantage, taking" into account charges of wholesale and retail mid- dlemen. The duty on woolen goods, for instance, was more than fifty per cent. We compute that for every dollar of duty going into revenue about three dollars are taken out of the pockets of the people. This was an enormous burden and the most in- tolerable aspect was that the tariff, taxing heavily the necessaries of life, fell heaviest on the poorest Canada's tariff on farm produce was useless, not because prohibitive, (but because the prices in America were higher on man- ufactured goods. The tariff was alive and farmers had to pay duty and en- hanced prices. There was equally lengthy appear for leading men will have no confidence in the present state. A monopoly trained in ways of foster parent of the United States was strangling the meat producing inter- est of the west We are utterly opposed, however, to granting subsidy to private com- panies. This morning the Premier will do a tour of the country arouuu. arid this afternoon he will reply to the farm- ers. Hon. Geo. P. Graham will pitch the first ball in a match between Alix and Red Deer. Dr. Stevenson presided at the pub- lic meeting. Premier Sifton and Hon. Frank Oliver voiced a welcome to dis- tinguished visitors. Hon. George P. Graham discussing relieve and cure of the They re-inforce the stomach by supplying the active principles, needed for the digestion of all kinds of food. Try one after each meal. 50c. a box. If your druggist has not stocked them :us. 50c.' and we will mail you a box. 33 National Drug and Chemical Company of Canada, Limited. V Montreal. BIG INDUSTRY FOR THE HAT IBLEW HIMSELF WITH Medicine Hat, Aug. Mil- ne and Aid. Fawcett, wiio went to Winnipeg to arrange the'details -where by Medicine tp_secure -the lo- cation here of the Alberta Iron Roll- ing, agreement with that company to- erect a. one hundred thousand dollar plant in the A special meeting of the coun- cil will be held tomorrow evening to discuss the agreement and a public meeting is called for Friday night. Jilted Indian Shows His Great Disappoint- ment Montreal, Aug. route home from Lachine, with a mite for quarrying purposes, Tom.-. Smith, a. Caughnawaga -Indian, called on and proposed marriage to, Miss Douglas, of the same tribe. jected he left the house and .either fell or threw .himself purposely against a rock. The resultant explo- sion blew him to pieces. The scatter- f e-scaer- when the details will be submitted remains lay ther? all-'night pend the ratepayers. -The mayor and Aid. ino- _ the ratepayers. -The mayor and Aid .Fawcett will be home tonight. POLES SETTLING IN ARGENTINA. Consul General R. M. Bartlenian, of Buenos Aires, notes that the governor of the territory of Misiones, has just reported that the colonies of San Jose, Apostoles and Azara, on the upper Uruguay river, which are in- habited iby Polish colonists, white their crops of black tobacco find a ready market at Concepcion del Ur- uguay, are greatly 'by a plague of ants. Many of over six feet high, and they have multiplied so in the last year as to render cul- tivation in some districts nearly im- possible. The colonists now peti- tion the government to -carry out the presidential decree of July 27, 1909, ordering "all the ants' -nests to be de- stroyed. The Poles appear to make excel- lent colonists in this remote region. They "have a municipal council, a po- lice department, a justice of the peace, and a complete school system. United States Consular Reports. POCKETS WERE LOADED transDortation with grain growers, ex- O. that we beueve that m [Bay railroad ins WITH DYNAMITE. Ottawa, Aug. James King, who was arrested for drunkenness last night, was found, on being searched at the police station, to have five sticks of dynamite in his pockets. The constable who arrested him fortunate- ly handled him gently, otherwise both captor and captive might have been blown to pieces. The prisoner, when found toy the constable, was lying on Rideau street where he had fallen, but by good luck not on the dynamite. In this morn- ing's police court. King was fined ?2 and costs. ing a hearing from the coroner. THE SISTERS OFDICKENT Probably none present at the cere- mony of the laying Of the foundation stone of the new Royal Academy of yesterday recalled Dickens', connection with the old building- in Tenterden street. The novelist's sister Fanny, was one of the -first stu- i dets entered at the R. A. 'M. it' opened its doors at Tenterden street in 1823, and at that time the students 'lived at the academy, only going nome for the week end. "Every Dickens told For- ster, "I was at the -academy at 9 o'- clock in the morning to fetch -Fanny, and we walked back there to- gether at night" And the Sunday itself the two spent the Marshalsea prison, .where their father and mother then resided, owing to Mr. Dickens having "failed to propitiate his creditors." -While her father was still in prison, Fanny won a prize at the academy and the future novelist, then engaged in past- ing labels on blacking pots at 7s. a-, was present to see her receive Gazette. Ford Street Opp. Fire Hail ing through terminal elevators ourjjunct would give impetus to grain undergoes manipulation which, tnral efforts declared he had been while adding to elevator profits, de-1 studying Northern Alberta and it par- presses in the quality of wheat, and I ticularly pleased him that it end, I itself to development as one 01 the] best dairy sections of the known world. Stops were made and address- es given by Premier at Ponoka and Lacombe, where a visit was made to NEW GROCERY Carrying a Full Line of Groceries, Teas, Coffees, Fruits and Tobaccos THE SUE WOO CHANG CO. JOE FONO Baroness Ar- lington Hotel EAS'EM rejoices the feet. It absorbs moisture, checks perspiration, prevents swelling and keeps the feet from aching. In a big sprinkle top canister 25 I the experimental farm. Sold and f by ALL LETHBRIDGE DRUGGISTS MOT GUN EXPERT UPSETS THEORIES OF MURDER Cleveland, Ohio, Aug. theory advanced regarding the mur- der of millionaire Wm. L. Rice, was upset at the inquest when guti expert Freeman testified that the bullet that killed did not come from an ejector revolver but from a Winchester rifle or a Russian pistol, a bullet weighing 155 grains. He also thought that the bullet was fired at a considerable range, or the bullet have gone clean through instead of lodging. This is offset by the bruise on the de- ceased's head and one slash across'hTs hand. TUFF SQUIRES (Successors to S. G. Tuff.) Carry a complete stock of Eresh Groceries and Fruit Of the Best Quality. Call or phone and get acquainted. In be a nrofitable for you. Delaney's Meat Market In Same Building Stock is fresli, comprehensive, choice and sanitary. Absolutely none better. ;