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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 12, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALK PAGE FIVB iiFTHCEIO TIGHTZEPPS LOST LIFE RYLANDS CO. The Busy Store .'.as- ils report ot the y.eniiflin raid on tin' eastern coast tin' Daily KxntTss says Tin- ilratli tit KlJKht Huh-l.ieul. llt'Kiniilil Lori! '-vas doubly tragic, It.r ivilhin tliirly niinlllrs ill the Ill1 licit he was ilanrinj: with the Rirl whom lie was til liavc married. Aliss Violet Heaver, daughter of l.ieut. Col. Heaver, t'.M.G., Si'uls Cillards, now at the front. -Miss Heaver recently went to stay with friends and Monday niKlit she ami Meul. ijinLUnik part, in a daiur a hotel. Wlnlc the dance was iu progress the alarm ol a raid was Kivi'ni and l.ord hurried to the aerodrome.- "Half an hour later Lord was a corpse. It is ninlerslonil Hint In ili1- to the ground in the dark- .iH his uiaehine turned a dotill. somersault and crashed la earth. "Lord suffered a fractured skull and other injuries, lie was taken to a hospital a le'.v minutes later, lie liad lost consciousness when Jliss Heaver arrived. She remained at his bedside until he died." The Daily News editorially says of the raid "We are not told the numbers of the invading squadron. Dutch reports of a fleet of five may or may not, be well founded, hut annihilation of one of the raiders loses nothing in signi- ficance by its relation to the total numbers 'engaged. Whether there were two or half a it remains a grave material loss to Germany. If the destruction of human life and the destruction of silk and steel are to be counted as commensurate, the re- sults of Ine raid leave a heavy bal- ance to our credit." TELEPHONIi m .Miss Ainslcc, ol ('arm; guest o( her sister, llrs. Tile regular meeting i W. T. is poslpi lirst Thursday in Kept' m'.ay, is the II. Diiiman. pf the Central acd until the leave lo- at Cole- Mr, and Mrs. Keo. Whelari day for a-fortnight's man. Tim Christadelpliiiin S are holding their aiinu.i Henderson park this afn Mrs. Fish and children of Mndicinn Mat uro visiting witl'i Mrs. F. Wil- liamson or Ninth "ulri'i-i Souih. The Daughters of I lie Kmpire will he in charge of tin1 jlmlson's Bay lea room tomorrow ahnrioon. }Iiss K V. Davis iiiis morning for Vornon, H. will Kin-mi her vacation. Mins Winnie Kelly has returned home from Calgary, where she was j the of Mrs. Kccnaii. Mrs. A. F. McDi'iuild is leaving thns afternoon for where she wilt spend Alta., few weeks. MARY'S PRAIRIE HAS 7000 ACRES OF BIG YIELDS I'ranhroofc. H. C., Aug. M.iry's prairie country l.l.-The.. is last Medicine Hat, Aug. will he the hanner crop district be- tween Medicine Mat and is the statement made by D. McDou- iicial weed inspector, who I fives near that village, and is piesi- inng into its nwn. The licrald rep-; ol ttie .Agricultural irn U live lias just returned from y. tie stated also, that there' is Ordiuary ryo may panacea for the feed yet prove .the worries of tlie farmer, ami results thai have been attained from it seem to show almost better than even alfalfa. 0. C. Stover, who is a hlg farmer near Milk Jliver, makes almost incretlible claims of the results he has obtained with win- Jn the prairie are some 7000 acres the very best1 agricultural land. At c. pit-sent, writing some 2000 c nniier cultivation. Flyery farmer s his binder working to capacity, Mi ivovk which will keep them well t tlie fall to accomplish. A large .'JPro ;agn is sown to oats and pota- Clark Bros, cut their fall jai last week, which will average Mar bushels to the acre. Spring wheat Tor-1 he Bealtie-Murphy farm was well R idcr wav and' is expected wilt aver- Jfc 3t; burihcis lo the acre. The 100 Jf :ie oat iieli! of Reid wi.l run to eighty bushels to the acre. is expected tlie tfhole crop will For wheat, 38.bushels to the "for oats eight bushels to the Hs .1 number of new settlers have .ford; into this' district lately. A. C. -ness, who recently purchased ndred a of men at. work" breaking the .gin soil and will put two hundred ires in fall wheat. On the Beattie- implty farm a large acreage is being rokeri and other, fanners are already re-paring tor an increased acreage ir next year. An approximated esti- for next year's area for culti- jition is 3500 acres. spoke just as optimistically as did Mr. about the crops of i hat, district, and he estimates that the wheat will go thirty bushels to tlie acre. The farmers, he says, wear a smile which is decidedly different from their took of last year. Mr. MciJougall and Mr. Larson re- port that some harvest help has been obtained but not enough. One diffi- culty is that the harvesters from Eastern Canada do not get this far west. Enough, teams are in-sight but more men are needed. Three dollars a day is being paid to men, and five dollars a 'day '.for 'mcii with teams. United Oils Buys the Segur Well Calgary, United Oils has taken over the new well and pro- _, ___..... _______ perty of the McUougall-Segur Oil hundred- acres, has a num- On. in the Sweetgrass field in addi- tion to the Beaver well. In absorb- ing these two properties the United noV controls acres in leases in it-he Sweetgrass and is easily the leading operator in that (itl.d. President 0. G-. Devciiish. of the United Co., said that the deal for the acquisition ol the McDougall-Se- gur was completed yesterday. well was commenced in April and IK favorably located in the Pendent d' Oreille district, some 40 miles south of United Nrp. 3. It has heea drilled to a depth of '100 feet, but no work has been done for some months, air. Devenish said that the United would I put in a drilling crew soon and re- sume operations. !_ United No. 3 is now down feet. The great How of gas and wa- ter which was struck some time ago Calgary Man to Erect New School ICardston, Aug. i ir the building of the Ca.rdston iliool house has been let to M. A. hristensen of Calgary, on a bid of and work will start immedi- ely. The fit'st set of bids of which ere were seven, were all found to b too high. As a result an altera- was made, to bring the building the resources of the .school Paid. This alteration made a. differ- icc of about Mr. Christen- jn, who was originally the lowest i filler, was the only bidder on the kond plans, and so received the Intrnct. structure will be completed bout May- next, when Cardston will i able to boast of a new model six- jen-room school house with every Joni on the ground door. It will be illy modern and will contain a gyiu- isitim, indoor race track and shower Uhs. USSIANS SINK FOUR f SHIPS IN BOSPHORUS !Sofia, Aug. 13.-- (Private advices pro Constantinople state that the frman steamship Saros and three Wklsh colliers have been sunk honis by the Russians. and which made the work so difficult, has been successfully cased oft and the well is now in Cine shape. "It was never in better de- clared Mr.- Devciiish. The Beaver well has reached a depth of feet and the drillers arc hard at it. This hole, loo, is in perfect condition. The experts think that the Beaver is just about due to strike the big gas reservoir which ap- parently underlies all this region. MOSQUITOES BOTHER THE WELL DRILLERS Calgary, Alta., Aug. Drillers in this district have been suffering I greatly from the beat and swarms of mosquitoes. President and Managing Director O. G-.Devenish of the Un- ited Oils, said that last week or. sev- eral successive days the thermome- ter in Etzikom Coulee registered 05 degrees in the shade. The mosqui- toes have invaded the district in arm- ies and are as savage as the Euro- pean Huns, annoyins the drillers and he was not only sane, but very wise, for lie now has a better crop than they. On May 1, he look the stock off, and let the grain STOW. When it was about TiO inches high he cut it for hay, getting over two tons to the acre. He let the hay dry slightly, just enough to cure it, and then stacked it. He claims that its feed- ing; qualities are as good as alfalfa. In its green state, it would make ex- cellent, silage, states Mr. Stover. Now after using this field for pas- ture, and later for hay, the. owner is letting the rye grow again, which it is doing thicker than ever. He will harvest the grain and use the straw. He expects to get another ton to the acre of straw, and expects a yield of from 25 to 35 bushels to the acre of rye. With another patch of rye, Mr. Stover tried out a different scheme. He let his pigs run on It in June, and when it outgrew the nigs, and com- menced to head out, he turned out the pigs, and cut it for hay, getting a. good weight. He will let this grow again, and will cut for grain when this second crop is riiie. Mr. Stover hopes to put in enough winter rye this year to keep his stock without the necessity of buying hay. This year he had to buy two and a half cars of timothy, nt from to per ton, and if lie can grow his own hay, it will' be a consider- able economy. Although he claims that farming is only a side line, Mr. Stover farms four sections of land near Milk Riv- er, and has one thousand acres of crop in this year, of which 700 is in spring wheat, which he will com- mence cutting about the 20th of this month, Mr. Stover has also -10 acres of fall wheat, which be will cut the first of next week; 100 acres of flax, and 200 acres of oats. fCvorytbing is looking, the best it possibly could, he states. Mr. Stover intends to put in 15CO acres of crop next year, and to prepare -for it he has now two steam plowing outfits at preparing 1200 acres of land. GERMANY'S OFFER TO RUSSIA other workmen almost past tlie point of Petrograd, Aiis. 11. via Lon- don, Aug. Novo Vrem- ya, confirming reports that neace overtures were made to Russia 'by Germany, says Ger- many offered Russia Galicia and the Dardanelles, with a guarantee of the integrity of all Russian frontiers, stipulat- ing that Russia should not op- pose the cession of 'Egypt to Turkey, nor interfere with Germany's froe hand in mak- ing peace with Russia's allies. The Dominion Rebekah T.oilgp will meci tonight in the I.O.O.F. hall at: 8 o'clock." Visiting Uebckahs cordial-! ly invited to attend. j Lay ton Irwin, son of W. H. Irwln, clerk" of the district court, has join- ed the Bank of Montreal staff, and began his duties today. Penny, who 1ms tomi visiting her sister, Mrs. Hmcks, leh yester- day for her home near KdmonLon .he was accompanied by Mi's. H tucks and son, Phil. The regiJ-Dr meetinu; oi the Wo- men's Civic club will lie held in the Y.M.C.A. auditorium on Friday ev- ening at S o'clock, instead of Thurs- day. All members are urged to be present. The dance iu the Chinook club to be held under the auspices m the Red Cross .society will lie held on Thursday, August Tickets may be obtained from Mrs. Hugh Donr.au or Jackson's Drug store. A t the Metl'.oilis t church, Peace River Crossing, on Monday after- noon, .July 2fi, the marriage took place of -Miss Ada Klixabeth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Laight, of Youngstown, Alberta, for- merly, of SwindoA, Wiltshire. Eng- and Rev. A..J. Law, B.A. The ceremony was performed 1 by Rev. T. D. J one's. Wesley Young Ladles' class held a very siiccessfi.'. meeting at the home of Miss Uawson on Tuesday evening. All important business on hand was attended, motions made and passed, after which it: was decided upon that the class would have a "walking party" on Monday Kiln. Members are asked to watch the paper for fur- tlier particulars regarding this. WARRK.V-MATHESOX The marriage was solemnized in the citv on August -Ith by tbe Rev. J B. Picket of Sara Evangeline, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. D. Ma- t'heson, nuntlas, P.EJ-, to Mr. Er- nest Herbert Warren, of Picture Hutle, 'Alberta. They will reside at Picture Butte, Alberta. Fresh Sale News For Friday Special Price Concessions Throughout the Store for Friday and Saturday. SHOP AT THE BAY Ontario Farmers Will Lose Millions Toronto, Aug. ciopj loss may aggresate twenty million j dollars because oi the had weather of the past two weeks, according to an official statement giv.cn out today by Hon. James Dull, minister of ag- riculture. "While, the damage is great, tliere is no cause for extravagant said the minister. "On- tario will still, unless future condi- tions prove very disappointing, have a good average crop and perhaps a little better." This statement says the wheat crop this year might have aggregated up- wards of twenty million dollars in value, ffllicl) is over 50 per cent, more than usual. The loss might he conservatively estimated at 1C per cent. The tot'ailloss in oats, is 25 per cent., a total of about I lay will show a good average, hut crop will not be as large as last year, owing to hot weather causing hligiit. QUICKEST REMEDY'EVER SOLD IN LETHBRIDOE have never sold anything here in ualibridgo with the INSTANT ac- tion of the simple mixture of buck- thorn bark, glycerine, etc., known as Adlcr-i-Ua. This remedy, used sue- cessfully for appendicitis, is so quick and powerful that ONE SPOONFUL relieves almost ANY CASE of con- stipation, sour or gassy stomach. Mler-i-ka acts on BOTH lower and iiinier'bowel and it is the most THOR- OUGH! bowel cleanser we ever saw. .1. D. Higinbotham Co., Advertisement. Boys' Oliver Twist Suits-Price is Lowered for Friday and Saturday These popular Oliver 'IVis! Suits for flic, little folks. .Material is ol'good wearing qiiaHty. Colors blue, blue and while also hltte trimmed with while. Sixes lo 4. Keg'ular S5e..........59C Waist Special A v.hole table- ot orin- innl prices up to fl.'iO. tncludjug plain linens. and plain lawns, all sizes lings I! ply Scotch Wool Ruga size S 'ft. x 'J ft. These are green. Ian and blue designs. ?20 While they last C'olo'd Silk Kerch ids Prettily designed Colored Silk Handkerchiefs, plain and fancy 'values for White Shirts Men's White Shins in plain; also in pleated front styles- Good strong materials. JSaoh Boy Scout Suits Material IK fine grade KhaJti Cloth, serviceable for summer wear. Just a few suits to clear at this price. t Q 15.00'values-for Men's Underwear Fine nualiiy Balibriggau Un- derwear, shirts and drawers; rream color; Per suit Iww McnVSnnimer Hats Last of our Men's Hats, values to 52.00 to be cleared out this week-end; Price each WWW Tea Aprons Dainty little styles in Ladles' Tea Aprons. Come in dotted mulls and embroidered lawns. 3.1 and We values buys value in Men's Bluchers 2d pairs .Men's Blucher Boots (o go on sale. Leather is pop- ular liox Calf; smart English shape; sizes 7 and 8 CO QB only. Regular buys value iu Boys' Boots Just 12 pairs of Boys' Boots in this lot. Strong and service- able for school or street wear- Sizes 5 to 10 only; Regular WWW buys value in Ladies' Bluchei- Boots Gun metal Bluchers in smart style Ladies' footwear. Good fitting lasts, good wearing qual- ity. Regular {4.00; CO QC Pel1 pair Neat new models Black Satin Pumps; fi. values; Per pair buys value in Ladies' Pumps in 1-adics' sizea 3 to Odd lengths of Stair Carpet to be sir a Bargain Pi-ice Ticket 70c Green Hemp Stair Carpet, 22 Inch width, worth 45c a yard. 10'ii" end...................................: Persian Effect Tapestry. 22 inch width, 'worth anc a yard. 2S10" Green Tapestry Stair, 22 inch width, worth 65c a yard. 29'3" end Fawn Brussels, Persian, 27 inch width, worth ?1.50 a yard. end Fawn Oriental Axminster, 27 inch width, worth S2.25 a yard. Sii'fi" end Blue and Rose Wilton, 22 inch width, worth ?2.50 a yard: 14' end A Two Day Clearance of these Delightful Toilet Sundries REX WHITE FLOATING .by Lever Bros., Toronto; ideal for bath; FrI. Sat. 4 bars.. PALM OLIVE delightful toilet necessity, cooling refreshing for sunburn etc.; reg. 50c; Fri. Sat. i COLGATE TOILET Cashmere Bouquet, Lilac, Lafrance Rose and Dactyles, a pleasing lotion for the OCX toilet. Friday and Saturday Cvv COLGATE'S PERFUMES AND are in great variety and represent lines that always sell at 75c. j Friday and Saturday ROUVIERE'S SHAMPOO delightfully perfumed Egg for washing the hair original pricing 50c. Friday arid Saturday COLGATE'S SHAVING STICKS AND Friday and Saturday Jap Hatting Yard wide Jap -Matting, plain cream and green and rerl de- signs. Five pieces in all; val- ues to 40c. 1 Q ft Per yard............. 25 Sunshades, values to SfiS to sell at There arc just 25 Sunshades in this clearance lot. Beautiful fancy silks in plain and bell shapes. Values frm to Friday and Saturday........ Towels Pure Linen hemmed or hem- stitched Towels, line finality 75c. qual- ity; per lOc These Pullman .Slip- pers for Travelling Fill Your Week-End Grocery Order This List EXTRA SPECIAL every 51.011 jmrohnse of j Groceries 21) 4' sack B. C. Siigar -a Sugar, lump, bar or icing; 3 pounds lor..., Rogers' Syrup pound tin Strawberry and Apple Jam, 1 pound pail---- Raspberry and Apple Jam, 4 pound pail Pineapple (2-lb size) 2'toy 25c 35c 40c 40c 20c 20c 45c 33c 10c Robertson's Pineapple Marmalade Robertson's -Jelly Marmalade Robertson's Bramble Jelly (2 tb size) Tomatoes ;i tins for Peas, Corn or Beans Per tin King Oscar Sardines Per tin Dreesed Crab Per tin Kippered Herring 2 tins for Fresh Herring 2 tins for Holbrook's Pickles, mired, on- ions or Chow Chow; Per bottle French Mustard Per .bottle.......... O. 1C. Sauce Per ;bottle Picnic Hams Per pound Roast Ham (Sliced) Per pound Boiled-Ham. Per pound 20c 25c 25c 15c 25c 15c 40c 35c 3 pound pail of Lard for........ o pound pail of Lard for 10 pound pail ot Lard for 45c TSc These Pullman Slippers are ideal for travelling use. Colors black and tan, 'iriade 6C fine quality kid with padded sole 'in neat case; 'regular spUl at Friday Saturday per pair Hosiery for Ladies Children's Wear A special purchase..ot Ladies' and Children's Hosiery enables us to offer this special. Colors black ami tan. ribbed or plain. Friday and Saturday 4 CM Per pair I 3C lOc is the reduced price on these Kim- ona Goods Crepes Beautiful Kimona goods and Dress Crepes all warranted Eng- lish maUes, worth up to 25c yard. Friday and Sat- urday per yard IQc Neckwear values up< to for 50r Tomorrow Choose from 200 lovely ntw models in Ladies' Neckwear; values run as high as one price Friday and Saturday DAUGHTERS OF THE EMPIRE IN CHARGE OF OUR TEA ROOMS ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON RED ROSE TEA ;