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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LCTHBRIOGE WEEKLY HERALD News of the District Additional District News on Editorial Page Taber Taber, Aug. Taber's genial toni Cardston Sickler ial artist. .lour moved to Grassy ,Baxe where continue his profession. Mr jbas' made aiany friends here -wilf-wish him v a continued success. Chester-Heard, hjs former partner in IjKsiness here will have full charge of -the in Taber. e. Cardstou, Aug. advised in ii Allen for ruiU site purposes, 'our last letter a big picnic at the ,_ A...'., jfor several weeks as a {for the Department of Education. Mr. W. H. Stott sold his town pro perty this week to Messrs. Harder The two years -residents of SpoKare. "Wash., are' visiujrs in Taber. Mr. StUl has purchased seven sections of land south of Taber, is looking after iiis interests in that locality. The many friends of Mr. David Pincher Creek (From Wednesday's Daily.) Kenzie. Mrs. Taysum and Miss Hart ley were accompanists. An address was delivered during the evening by i Mr, Jno. Herron, M.P. The Citizens Band also assisted considerably by rendering selections. A' vote of thanks to Mr and Mrs. Bertles, the j chairman, thjp band and all others who helped, was "moved by Mr. W. Fruser and seconded by Mr. 11... At a special meeting of the K. of-j Henderson. A few remarks by the P. lodge hold last evening, it-, was j pastor, Itev-. W. Atchison brought to render s-ici to K. j the affair to a close, of P. sufferers at Fernie. So geiier-j_______________ contract is let to Mr. J. C. were .the with tneii- Taber Taber, Aug. impressive was the funeral service over the re- mains of Nora Mar-villa, the 13- month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. j that Michel was burning ;id CoJp- man in great danger. J, Juui a. large store at the latter place; ;so he left'at once. Fortunately the" ire- ports wove exaggerated. Home Burned Mr. and Mc.9. Geo.Hcaton of John Easthopo" at the family resi- Creek, weiv unfortunate enough- deuce July 31st. !to "l-lt> residence on their, Elders Benj. A. Stringham and whert spending the Thomas Fraser spoke words of con- on Saturday night. The blaze was, in Taber. fche beautiful grove on the Mr. and Mrs. John StUl formerly _ oi Trail Co., X.D., and for the lust fifteen vehicles well load for the mil1 to this nations that a sum of nearly ?200 ed with people and bore the party in south _ of the elevators and sta- jwjis realiZed by persona! suDscrtf-j safety to the beautiful the _____ Uon. Here in ihe shade oi the big trees the luncheon vras prepared and over seventy, people sat down to the "re- u.uii it is needless to" say, did Cardston, Aug. credit is due the oi the Primary Asso- ciation Stake Board for the interest. ing and profitable time spent on Sau wiiv'ehiion. JJJiss Gussie of Macleod. is Bowvill0t Aug. 4._nr. Robt. visiting Mrs. F. Bertles. Burns cut his nne piece of winter Miss Mary .Buchati has accepted on Friday last. He exuect.s position in Upton's tailor shop. j to get about 45 bushels to the acre. full justice to the many-good things The first session at 10.30 a.m., was Creefe sterdaVi when eleven .repre- sporting Aggregaton foin Macleod suffered defeat from Pincher be P e o learn ,ur that- Bought forth by ladles from hea- occupied by the officers m he is slowly convalescing- from his long jtrid serious iiinsss of typhoid aid; pneumonia. Councilman Beck leaves tonight for Fernie, BiC7 on business. mates his individual loss at The re- cent conflagration there to be at least with but little insur- ance. .Charles Hancock swore to a com- plaint on the 2Sth charging John T, McNeil with stealing S34 cash, some razors, and a Quantity of clothing from his grip in a box car at Grassy Corporal Mason of the R.X.W.M-P. made the arrest on the following day, The case is in progress today before S. J. Layton, JJP. The season oi the year is approach- it is at. the cur dog is a numerous and ever in- .creajsing quantity. ever, indented Vfhy the cur dog no one seems to 3cnow, save that perhaps it be ,for the purpose of keeping the. cat pop- -ulation down to nonnal basis jand eternal vigilance. The cur dog nas in ium the elements that are found in every dog, be he cur or high bred, or a tramp. He pos- sesses a degree of loyalty at times passing the .understanding, but' as a nile the cur dog is a nuisance, and bemg a nuisance, must be abated. Complaints are .numerous here in Ta-. :ber that the dogs that roam in the .streets- constitute 'a peril and a men- iux to craffic, especially if that traf- fic "be -.afoot 'or mounted on a- 'bicycle. Only a few days ago a small boy, Wilford Berry, living TT-th .his par- erts. at Taber mine, was of a. mouthful of flesh from his arm by a vicious cur, whereupon the boy's of Apostle Budge Clawson of the "Mormon" ch.urch. Mrs. Zina Y. Card, by invitation, expressed her pleasure at being i--e- sent, and in seeing the people spread abroad in this goodly land> Her era titude to" for "-his privi- lege and lier desires for the Tutors welfare of our great country here in South .Alberta were also given able utterance. The party returned to the grove. visiting the bungalow en route, aud made .glad' tne inner man with ;cc cake, and fruit. or- annihilated the un- licensed mongrel. It is an undisput- able these disgusting hy- brids are entirely too numerous, too and too vicious. The law says that, dog shall wear a brass tag in token of the fact that his master thinks enough of him to 'treat Tuber, Aug. G-. Pattersoi. a young'Scotchman, 21 -years oi met with a shocking accident tjrestjr- day while working at the Canada C_oal Co.'s mines. Mr. Patterson -is .a'professional 'machinist, but being out of employment, accepted a posi- tion in. one of the Co.'s mines, using a punching machine for the purocse of undermining the coal, He observed a, portion of the root" giving way but before he could make good his escape caught and pin- ioned to the floor by the falling rock. He was soon extrica.ted however from his perilous condition by eye witnesses of the accident. Drs. Lang and Beach responded quickly to the them, and after summons made to a hasty but thor- vily ladened baskets. After the repast there was a drive to the new townsite, located about a mile and a half from the bungalow The land has a beautiful slope to- ward the.Belly River south and the townsite extends to the river. The mne teams, conveying the par- from the ing the topics for the! progress of this work. Special stress was laid upon careful preparation of the class work in the officers' and how best to increase the av- erage attendance of the children as well as that of the officers themselves. There was a good representation ty were driven heads in to ''omi a circle and the gentlemen alighted formed in another circle. A liyuui was sung. Explanatory remarks were made by Pres. Wood and a. de- dicatory prayer offered by Patria H. L. Hihms-n, -wherein the townsite Taylorville being the only one net on was christened 'Clawson" in From 12 to 2- o'clock luncheon was served by the Stake officers, Mrs. J. W. Woolf. Mrs. Wm- Biglow and Mrs, Isaac Carlson, aided by the mem- bers of the Board in the Assembly Hall 'The cordial invitation by special .letter and public announcement was evidently appreciated by the Ward were all ed at the luncheon from Orion on the north to Taylorville south and from Woolford east to Caldwell west- Messrs. Hosmer Wooll, J. T. Brown and Willard Sorenson of _ the High Council as well as Presidents Wood and Duce were also on hand. At the 2 p.m. session-there was a very good attendance. Mrs. J. W, Stake Superintendent, report. ed the fifteen In the cool oi the evening shadows the drive .homeward, was a restful ending to a most enjoyable day. associations now in flQurishing con_ report be takejl in person to the General Superin- Mr. and Mrs. W. 0. Lee and Mrsi tendency of Primary Assoea'tion br Ben Wood were able assistants to Mrs. ZineT. Card; "of the General Mr. and Mrs. Edw. J. Wood in the transportation and entertainment of the guests to, whom the grateml re- ,Spiritual membrances. of all in the party go out we trust forever. CARD STOP'S CELEBRATION in the of the We had our 24th oi July or-. Eion- to eer Celebration yesterday. As prev- and Wm. Biglow oi "the Stake Superintendency. Another timely topic was 'Yalne oi Child and of the eastern town's crick ane up to try conclusions the local .willow wielders. The a bad one being by no than that of an innings and 24 s A is about through his w-ntcr tfhcat. runs. It must 'be admitted in exten- uation of the visitors, however, ...that they had not a very strong team to represent them. The game took place at th'e Athletic Grounds, start- ing at 2 o'clock. The home team won the toss arid Mr. .Hiscocks, the captain, elected to btrt first, sending out Sargeant and Baillie to face the Mills will commence Cutting this week. Haying is nearly finished in this vi. icinity, also tht> sowing oC fall wheat. Spring wheat and flax are beginn- ing to ripen now and promises to be fine crops. Last Saturday afternoon the Bow- ville baseball nine aa'ia largo crowd Bowvilleites went up ;on the river to play the Cleverville nine but the weather was very unfavorable for a games. The two nines lined up aud went at it, the Bowville.boys getting bowling of Heap and HcLane. These j the worst of it at first and up till two batsmen sooa succumbed as also did the couple who followed them. With four wickets gone for nine runs, things looked bad for the home team but the arrival of Inspector Belcher, the .-fifth'batsman, put a different complexion on matters. The Inspect or started to hit out at once.- :and soon had double figures to his credit on -the score book. Shortly after he was joined by Capt. Hiscocks and the two made a most .determined stand, running the score close to three figures before Belcher was caught' out after hitting up a well- played 37. C, Jackson also reached double figures, making nineteen. the sixth innings the Cleverville boys had a majority of but in the seventh Bojwille tied the score. In the eighth Cleverville never made a score. In the ninth Bowville made another score, giving them the lead by -'one. After the ball game the crowd went up to llr. Cooper's house and' spent the remainder of the ev- ening-in "dancing. They had a very- enjoyable time. Ice' cream and lem- onade were served during the after-, anticipated, noon and evening oy B. W. White and Will Hawkins and daughter. There .will be a baseball game be- tween Cleverville and Bowville at the Bowville grounds on Saturday Captain Hiscocks carried out his baf arternooni Aug 15. Everybody come with-the high score of the White Hawkins be on the grounds as usual with their refresh-. ments and there will be a dance in. :Bowviile hail' in the evening after the "ball game.- wagon neckyoke, painted" to hvs" credit. The total on .the innings was 142. ilacleod in :their first attempt only made 67, Clarke's 13 being the best individual effort. They at once followed on but only succeeded in getting Baker making 18 -and Fowler 12.' their to- tal for the two innings thus being considerably belo.w their' opponents' total for one. Belcher, Bowker and Palmer did good bowling for Pincher .solution to the stricken and j fifst ir- s outbuildiiig. family. Appropriate musical. selec-j "ear the house; just as the family lions were rendered by Mrs. J. C. sitting down to supper about- Kobbs and a mixed quartet. Despite the efforts, of Mr. Hsai- Little Nora suffered in the early! on and his men ihe house sooa spring with measles, f olio wed _ with! caught and as there .was- but liiitle it-stfvt-re'auack'of bronchitis, which i water at liand attention was left her very Heart failure is ;to saving the furniture. About purported to be the immediate cause worth was got out" before the of death. I was destroyed. There was no, insur.5. "A large 'funeral cortege followed the Mr. Heaton was badly burned regains to cemetery where the about the face and hands but no one deceased was entombed in mother. else was injured, earth. The local'polo team were' Alter a six weeks' pleasure trip feated at -Stand-Off, the score -being through British Columbia, Washing-. 6-0. ton, Oregon, Utah, 0. J. j More Railway Talk Walton has returned to his family; Every once in a while the subject... and friends in Taber. of a .railway for Pincher (Creek crops. During the month of July, he re- up. The question was revided again, ports a wave of excessive .heat this week by the arrival of two en_ throughout the western states, "many gineecs, 'one from the Railway Corn- days qf which were mission and the other from the C. close, :and oppressive. P- H- They were here as the result of Frequently official thernioiiiOters a communication from the town with showed 94 degrees P'areuheight, while reference to the proposed" changing: street thermometers ran as as of die-route'of the C. P. R. line near 110 degrees. -Pinche-r The change as sug- To offset the heat .'thousands .u gested would move-the line north of people daily, with picnics throng the its present location, thus 'making many local pleasure resorts' whUo further, from Pincher Creek. For others Journey to the Pacific cuawt'some years.past -the town has bean, und pitch their tents oy the" seaside, trying to impress the C- P- R. Co_ D. W.- Burns of Range 17. north of that it would be to their advantage to- the river, was a visitor in town to- move down to. Pincher Creek but so day. He speaks enthusiastically of" far without success. the excellent. conoitions of crops of -..The engineers looked over the oats, aAd flax in that vicfn- ground before leaving and our' citir ity. The harvesting of winter wheat. zens are hoping that what they saw- declared Mr. Burns, has begun- Farm induce them to; make recornmen- era are jubilant, and large yields are which .will allOAV Pincher Greek to he given a hearing by the Railway Commission before any al- Taber, Aug. town of Taber teraiions are raade. has given for the relief fuccl. Dr. Warnock is on a trip to .'.the? of the Fernie sufferers. countiy. north of us.-on Yeterinary- Mr. B. "Vf.. Wright, our eiiterpris- business.' ing jeweller has just set up. in his _ new store silent salesman." It; V i T i G-. D.. Plunkett 1-3 a handsome show cass sh-ipped di- rect from Ontario. Mr. Wright has' xvith ali acddent today black. Will finder please return to B. W. White and receive the reward. The neckyoke was lost "between Bow- ville and Lethb-ridge. Sunday School, was-held Aug. .2nd. also just installed an up to date placed hinl for a, jewelled up with travs.: while' A ponv he was 1 j. ic JL t --T- k AnA him aud -afterwards stepped on him. guaranteed fire proof arm weigns f Is o bones were broken but the left, brother of WaS injured a r t Li-ee tnat will necessitate tli2- contractor, is in town. TT T T-, the arm in a...-Sims' ior 'ten days He has been working near Fernie at so. I T1U0 "Jb'owler- and 3ir. 3Ic- i at the school house ut eleven o'clock well presented by Mrs. I umpires. The. visiiors iously explained the foregoing date Brigham F. Lamb, of the Stake is the anniversary of the entrance Board. of the "Mormon Pioneers" into Salt j Lake Valley in 1847 (2fot 1874 aa printed in error by your paper in a upon the pres_ high the primarv recent of Priinary Work in the Stake." The postponement was due to the niimbers ,Tere interspersed earlier arrangements made, by most with 50mg Terr pleasing musical ef. people in ignorance of; the commit- Vera' Wilcox and Lu_ ee's designs here for that toy. -Ua gteed piano duetj Yesterday the Cardston Sunday Elta and Ida Archibald and School had charge of proceedings and Mrs. Montez Harris of the Stake there was a good attendance, it Board in a trio-and several songs. .by was the'usual half-holiday for ..the. the members of the Cardston .asso- ciation. J The instructions from tde General Board were imported very happily 'ins. Y'Gard and 'gave town. An hour's programme of music and speeches passed quickly. The most important numbers were "From Mis- souri to 'Salt Lake City" by Pat- riarch U. jrumhan, wno gave ma- ny historical as well as many un- written incidents of the journey made, across the plains in that great-exo- dus of the Latter Day Saints into' primajy organization which is great. factor in the right rearing of the children of the Latter Saints. A great impetus will be given the Mr. J. C. Cahoon has a large force of -men at work upon the Harker Allen mill which is being removed the Western wilderness. "Pioneering in Canada" was the subject of Mrs. Zina Y. Card, whose whose experiences in years after the settlement of. the people in Town Council has the Western States were spoken of interestingly and feelingly. convention. t A programme of childrens' sports been asj-ed willingness to aid this important industry by granting all that has and a dance followed whereat all re- ceived a of confections grat- it ig nQW up tQ ratepayers is making the youngsters happy. ough examination of the injuries of unfortunate young man, discover ed that the bone, immediately above the knee and both- the tibia and fib- ula bones of the left leg were broken. The fractures were set and the pa- tient is resting as comfortably as can be expected. The mercury registered 90 degrees today. The atmosphere is warm and close, while the.nights are beautiful. Robert Henderson, a young man of eighteen while riding horse in company with a companion, met with a distressing and painful acci- dent. His friend's hoi'Se suddenly became unmanageable and began kicking, the hoof of the animal strik- ing the unfortunate young man on left leg, breaking the tibia bone. Yesterday he .visited the farm of 'Dr. Lang attended his injuries. As the break was a severe one, he will be laid up for some time. Many are the favorable congratu- lations heard upon our streets re- garding the metropolitan policy of the Daily Herald. Its publication of two timely extra editions pertaining to the awful holocaust at Fernie and adjacent districts, and towns, places it in the front ranks of up-to-date newspapers. way of exemption from taxation for a term of years and sustain., the by Jaw to this j Wedding Reception i At the home of Mrs. Saran j Daines last evening, a large party After the Sunday School "Union There can meeting some two hours of dancing 3ult for all" "of" Cardston" will were enjoyed by the adults of the be glad to have the mm at a im schools. 'i i wnere K can be conveniently reach- The baseball game between Card- ej ston and Aetna and Kimball did not materialize as a number of the play- ers could not be present. PERSONAL MENTION of guests enjoyed themselves "until ful events of its kind that has _ j midnight with their horts, Mr. and ed for some time- The Bather was Mr. McKilhcan, of the Dcpt. of Ag- Mrs Homer Woolf, who gave a wed- excellent and the attendance, conse- nculture as looking over this district j ding reception in honor of their quently, large. The sale opened at 3 m the interests of the pure seed _ daughter> Qrillia, now Mrs. J. in the afternoon and the 'lad- growers. He expresses himself as be- -.._., ing very much gratified at the crop prospects. were entertained at dinner and given a smoker.before'leaving for home. In expressing sympathy with the many sufferers in the Fernie disaster, the correspondent Is Voic- ing .the "sentiments of every resident of Pincher Creek. Our town is not behind, any of the other, places in the, West in its desire to express its feeling in a tangible form. day. Mayor Scott wired Fernie stat- ing that Pincher Creek was anxious to render assistance and asking in what form it would be most accep't- ible., As soon as a reply is received a special meeting of the council will, be called and assistance rendered! ac- cording to the wishes of Fernie. The -wjlri rumors Sying around on Sunday regarding the heavy losi of life at Fernfe caused much, .apprehen- sion to be felt by those who had re- latives living in the stricken town. Mrs. S. Thornley's "husband, sister, son, and married daughter, ton, were in Fernie but all came out safely. Mr. and Mrs. daughter Kebecca, was there as .also was Mr. and Mrs. McGuire's daughter who with her only went to Fernie a short while ago. No tidings of these latter two had been received at time of writing. Mrs. Alton and Miss Mercer, arrived in Pincher Creek last night and are l' ec: able to tell some -vivid tales of the r_n' .scenes they witnessed. Mr. W. J. Breekenridge, jeweller, has moved to his new store. The garden party'and sale of work held under the auspices of the Ladies Aid of the Presbyterian Church, yes- terday, was oue of the most success- a. m. and church in the evening. The Rev. Mr. Cantlon delivered the ser- mon to a large crowd. the lumber mills for some time.' As w-iluess to the 'holo- caust there, his scory a graphic one. Bob Anderson, of tiie Crrn of Camp-: T n i 4 j T L. T -1-, i i terdav, has been postponed tut bell and Anderson left for Fernie last. A ast game in. the? league, between. Pincher Creek and Macleod, -which should have been play- ed at the last mentioned' place folks gathered at Mr.f Olaf Wold's and spent an enjoyable afternoon. Mr. Armel Williams has gone: to to meet his Lue Lane of Peoria, engineer Illinois. Mr. Mr. cher Creek 'win it would give Xeth- bridge a show for the cup, so bur- baseball men who have been follow- ing the standing of the league, -f, f vi it. c. T next week. A good deal of interest. Sunaav arternoon a crowd of voung night over the Soo-Spokane. i. v. u T-.. ,-r TV vtT T V -u i is taken in this game for should Put Mrs. Dr. OK W. Leech aud children _... _.... T recently returned' from Manitoba j where they have been visiting rela.' .ticves and Mends. Mr. Ed. Wildinan, contractor, has just left for British Columbia- j Kelly, of Vancouver, is in towa David Bui'bank, an honored and looking into matters connected respected citizen of Taber, died yes. j his oil properties. terdav at -3 p.m. of typhoid pneu- A public meeting was held in Hin- monia. Mr. Burbank has been ailing j ton's Hall last evening to discuss, for months. About five weeks ago j Bylaw 2v o. which is for the pur- he was compelled to ta-ke to his bed. i pose of raising "by debenr He grew gradually worse and thejtures. The meeting was .not any- end came as above stated. He leaves thing like as weU it, a" wife'-and two children. The tima.; -should have been. The Mayor oc- of the funeral has not yet- been learn- cupied the chair and explained the- ed, but will be announced later. j object of the meeting and also I; Williams expects to commence thresh- ing in a few days. Mr.- Cargill, from near Claresholm, was visiting Mr. Haney last Sunday. So-also was was Mr. F. M. White. G. G-. Greene and son, Marvin, also Oscar Sanby, of Bergeo, X.D., have left for North Dakota, the former to look after his farms in Dakota and Minnesota, and the latter to return liOiiie after a'' visit with his sister Mrs. Ira Burns. Mrs. T." J. Dolan enjoyed a visit from her mother Mrs. T. M. Cochlin of G-ranum, a few days last week. Gardston By special wire 'from .the. chief weed inspccor, 0. E. Bates, is. ies in charge of the various stalls, together with manv assistunts The bride and groom returned ves. 0 kept busy displaying their wares lo a month s tour of the rom Warner Church Services SABBATH SERVICES Sunday School, 10 a.m., Mr. Geo. Barrows, Supt. Young People's Meeting, 7 p.m., Mr. Alvin Sharp, Pres. Preaching at 11 a. m. and at 8 p. m. SERVICES Prayer Meeting, Wednesday, 8 p. m., Mr. George B. Snapp, Lender. A cordial invitation extended to all. the _ m m t -r- -i Mr. Thomas H, Woolford and today States bang mamzd m the Salt Lake to buy who came to ins'Xvt fin 1 is going out to Mr. Arthur Percy's Temple. Thc reg. idence of Mrs. D. pro. farm south. Both these gentlemen1 _ The. news of their cormng only ar. abiy onc of 'the in are growers of priso grain and arc rivecl phone the day before as town, having a spacious Javvn. and making a -special feature of hand se- the mail failed to reach here ex- many trees which served to provide looted seed. pected, and while some haste vas_ both shade in the afternoon.and cool Messrs. Frank Crisman and TV. H. occasioned in the preparation, the sequestered nooks for the evening, Brown left today for the Waterton of the one hundred or ice-cream and other light re- Lakes. Another party was up rnore was none the less gen. froshments were lacing provided. As of Messrs. E. Burton, Wm. Burton, aint: the slificlcs of night commenced to Bcattie, and B. Ibey. They were The many presents from iriends here the was lit up witl, num- last evening. Mr. C. A. Magrath is still h .and in the south show the esteem e'rolis Chinese lanterns which in which they arc held. strung among the trees, presenting a has been spending sever- Mrs- Tanner has beoii upon the very pretty effect. About this time n.l days west in Lcavjtt. Mountain Cardston'school staff for a year past an excellent musical View, and Caldwell. in Cardston. Messrs. Grow and Anderson who programme was is and has a wide circle oi f rinds and commenced. Mr. w. A. Ross made relatives here. The groom is nor so a very efficient chairman of the pro- known having located upon the ccedings. and the 'hearty applause ccntly sold out their large on Cochrnne Ranch lands last year, plis Which greeted the various contribut-. Willow Crock., west of Stavoly. arc home town ia and th-r ors Show0d the appreciaH'on. of the at present, looking- over the Coch- wel1 and i-vorably known. Con. mulicncc. Among those -who assisted; lands with a view to locating jpatnlations and best wishes for the with the entertainment were the foJ-j C1, there. They arc accompanied by Mr. roun? couple1 in their journey through solos, Miss Gusaicj enjoining upon citizens the need for destroying the sundry'patches of noxious weeds that infest the town. The grain buying firms are not for. getting Cardston these days. Mr. W. A. Ireland gave us a. call yesterday in the interests of the W. S. Me- LaugbJin Co., of Winnipeg. All the competition possible is welcomed by the farmers this district when it comes to grain buying. Mr. and Mrs. Jas. Rampton have yeiurnecl from a week's outing at the Waterton Lakes. He is a young man who has shown his competency in the newspaper Jins and doubtless will receive the hearty support of the people of the town. Fred is strictly business and we voice the general sentiment in wish- ing him all sncess possible in his venture. Mr. Ralph Newby who has been employed at the Waterton Saw Mill by Messrs Fogg Bros., came down on Saturday in response to a tele. stating that his wife had met with a serious accident in which she was severely burned. He departed yesterday for St. Anthony, Idaho. We trust he may find conditions better than 'lie now looks for and hope he may return to us to locate on the Cochrane lands as he at first con. tern plated. Thc Special Edition of the Herald, with full account of the Fernie fire, was certainly in line with the ,pro. gi-t-ssive wide-awake policy of your U was eagerly sought for by C'Sterrlay and, all ex. very fuvurablo opinions of Mrs. W. W. Douglas and Mrs. I D-r. W. H- Lang have for some time been enjoying the delightful shade, the balmy air, the fragrant perfume of the many beautiful flowers of British Columbia while camping and visiting their friends during the hot season in that paradisical Eden. Their pleasure, however, quickly ter- minated, as tiie recent seething flames of the forest firt rapidly ap- proached them. They with their friends fled for safety and are now home in Taber depicting the sad- dest truths of the worst; holocaust of Western Canada. Ward Pack and Mr. Fawcett, who lifc aro extndod by all of Gardiner; vocal quartette. Misses J. are at present east of Claresholm. citizns. Mr. J. W, Low, Principal of the At this encampment a pnrfy Visitors in the city invited to attend, j Cardston school, returned yesterday nbout eighteen or twenty have M. J. CONNER, Pastor, from Edmonton where ho hns been fcrs. i Bobbie, Gussie Gardiner, .Tcii'.iic and Ethel McCrac; vocal, solos, Mr. K. Henderson, Mr. Hartley and the well- known locnl -entertainer, Mr. W, Mc- Another big conthijrt-nl for the Waterton Lakes yesterday, made np largely of the young people in the stores or bnnk-s. Pincher Creek Pincher Creek, Aug. W. G. James is at Calgary attending the meeting of the Anglican Synod Mr. H. J. Smith is also in attendance at the lay delegate from St. John's par- ish. Mrs. Smith accompanied him to Calgary. A cricket match has been arranged between Lftthbridge and Pincher Creek to take place at the latter place on Saturday, Aug. 15. In our last budget of news we re- ferred to the fact that the mayor had wired Fernie stating Pincher Creek's desire to render assistance and asking in what way it xvould ,be most acceptable. Reply was received to the effect that hay and oats were badly needed so at a special meeting of the Council Tield on Tuesday night, was voted, to be expend- ed in purchasing these commodities and shipping them to Fernift. Mr, G. N. Gould is on a business trip to Winnipeg. Mr. Triggs, of the Bank oi Com- merce staff, left on Wednesday .night for Winnipeg where he will spend a portion of his vacation. Mrs. J. J. Scott is buck from trip to Proctor. A J. McGwire is away on a busi. ness trip to Spokane. Mrs. Shunnott and Vujr siskT, Mis.1-: Stella Whittakftr; have gono to Bmi.rmore to visit with friends. Mr. J. K. Upton Ivurried drive to Colomnn on Tuesday after- noon. Word had red'-ivcd here "jL-i. m I 1 .bylaw. The greater .part of the 000 is to be expended in cutting a. canal from a point near Mr. Kem- mis' house, through the Morden es- tate to a point near the bridge at- the bottom of Christy Avenue, This would do away with a big loop- which the present channel takes water through, and along which most of the damage is done. From Chris- ty Avenue to a point near where St. John's Avenue runs into the a crib will be built" to. protect the bridge. This crib work is the por- tion which it is expected the 1-rovin- cial government will undertake. Mr. Charles Kettles asked some questions He wanted- to know if the money to debentures and interest was to be raised by means of a fiat rate- 01 taxation or would those whose property lay near the creek be taxed higher. He was told the tax rate- would be a flat one. He vras also- opposed to the idea of the council being allowed to spend this without some kind of a check being placed on because he claimed', the council was only composed of small taxpayers, none of the big ones being represented on it. Lhe- Mayor relieved his anxiety on this point by stating that the contract would be let by tender under the direction of a competent engineer. After this information, Mr. Kettles moved, seconded by Mr. White, a.nd the meeting unanimously passed a. resolution pledging the support of the bylaw. Jno. ITerron returned yesterday from a business trip up the Pass. BANKERS SB! CROPS C. -W. Eowley, mon.agcr of tho- Canaclian Bank of Commerce, Cal- gary; J. p. Bell of the western head- quarters of the same bunk at Winni- peg, nnd L. P. Strong, of the Paci- fic Calgary, spent ycs- terdny city and accompanied by Manager Xoursc paid a visit to- the Cnaldnle district nml wore great- ly impressed with the fine condition of the crops theVe. Mr. Strong, who is an an.ys he did not notice a flaw in Die fall or spring stuff. The same party started out this morning on. a trip by automobile to Cftrcfston: ;