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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 14, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST M, 1915 Till? LETHBRIDGE 1) A F I. Y II E H A PAGE Pay Day Specials Tonight from 7 till 10 i'C'nn -nut Slripoil- F'olA.os, rcgu- price ''12 Tor ___ '.plain 'Cream and Striped JKleUcs, regn- lar price 1 5o for 2 (Tonight, only and liniiled Io 10yds. Good. }Vide Prints, ihr kind. To- iiig'liif-only for per van! Crepes 'in pink. sky. hivoiHlei: find Viin- derliilt Id lies. Hcgular 15 and 18e lines. Toiiio-lii 1 1 C Dress Muslins, regular 25 and per Toniu'lir For.............. From 7'till 10 only Tenight The Busy Store Public Spirited Citizens Provide Comfort Station A Dialogue and Its Results Ladies of the l.O.D.K. to Commis- sioner ought to have a comfort, station at Henderson Park." Commissioner Grace "I know it. Here- is a plan oi about the smallest suitable kind we could builil and to erect it- with sanitary tit-tings com- plete will cost Let the Daugh- ters of tlie Knipuc' put up und I'll go Konrl the.balance, oth- erwise we'll have to shelve it much .as we dislike.to, until such times as the money' is forthcoming." "Wa'll Ha it, Mr. Grace." of. surprise..and slight signs distress from the- Hut-'when the ladies found that all ithey could hope to raise was >tht''situation looked black, hut, ever resourceful, fell back on the easiest M-ay out of the went ,to K. W. -Downer. "Here Mr. Down- er, we got iuto -tins, y.ou get us out-" .So to Big Kred was put the task of raising about of material and labor with the result that Messrs. Stacey, Becker Vales, Riverside, Pioneer, Citizens, and Farmers' Lum- ber companies very kindly donated all the lumber required, Messrs. Hayr and Hick-SeM the hardware, and" Wellington Bros, the paint and stain, and Mr. .Downer the cement. A voluntary skilled lahor gang com- posed oi Messrs. W. F. Setter, J, Forsman, A. Vine, Wm. Shaw, .J. Summers, Lloyd, sr., W. Lloyd, jr., and Wellington Bros, organized by Messrs, Downer and H. J. Goode, made fast work of the building. Sen- ator De Vebcr acted as hod carrier, while a wise looking guy from ihef-n- giiicer's office, named Adams, imMsM the nails. Messrs. Walker and II.il- herton, plumbers', volun leered the plumbing work. Result: A much wanted comfort station for men ami lioys. This leaves Ihe entire space inside the 'pavilion for thn use of ladies. Thanks arc due to J. for permission to build against, the pavilion, thus considerable reducing the expense, and to Mr. Bradboer, the tenant. PREPARE TO SUBMIT PROHIBITION IN MANITOBA Winnipeg, .Man., Aug. Tri- bune says: "The Norris government today noti- fied officials of the Social Service council to prepare a prohibition act for submission to the people on a re- ferendum. This was the .first'offi- cial step in the carrying out-of the Liberal platform, "Petitions a'iso are being- circulated to secure the names of 15 per cent, of the women of Manitoba, prelimin- ary to the passing- of woman suf- frage. These petitions will be, ready by the time 'the legislature meets. "NTo official step, has been taken 117 the Social Service council in the mat- ter, but the council is practically un- animous in its approval of the Hugh John Macdonald act, which has been declared good lajv by the privy coun- cil." Reluming from a thorough tour of the district along the ('row's Nest LullibrldKC and .Modi- clnn Jlat, local man well acquainted with crop conditions, gives ;ui inter- esting riMjort to tho lie-raid. Me states thai between Luthbridge iunl Barn- well it will he at least another week before harvesting will be Al Barn well, Alfred Anderson has acres of wheat that will i be ready about .Monday. H. F. Le Baron is raising Kiuiasli and cucum- hiors. and has corn now almost ready to HSR, and practically all otln.T Kar- irui-k raised in the United Stales. and Kfowii without irrigation. At Tahcr, David Strum is cutting 100 acres, and several y.sriins in the immediate vicinity have fields j ready; while in the district norM' of S tiie river cutting of wheat is unite i general. The heads are very ions ami j well filled, and should yield on an 'average of -7 bushels acre, At Purple Springs, there is about I no ;t ores of corn in the bloom, and I corn will soon reach the roasting car j stage. In this district the grain is I not ripening as evenly as in the dis- jlriciB north of Lfthbridgo, so the fiirmers will nol he ruslied so mucli, j with his grain all ripening at the time. The wheat here should i yield about. .20 to U5 bushels per acre. i At Bow Island, the grain seems to (be all ripening at the same time, so j that there 'is danger of EOHJC of it j having to stand so ions before it can i be same of it will shell out. ll'hercvis a-fiql.'l of 1GO acres of oals west nf should thresh Sr. bushels the acre. -Mr. Oepew has TOO and Charles Johnson 300 i acres of wheat that they have begun I cutting. by the first of next week cuttmn be general. The aver- age yield should be about 25 bushels to the acre. At Seven Persons, John Reynolds has MO acres ready to cut. and sever- i al others have already commenced. The yield should average about '22 bushels per acre. I At Redcliffe cutting is (itiitc gener- al in the vicinity, uut most farmers are of the oninion that it is hardly ready, hut by Monday ev- ery farmer will be culling, and thresh- ing will commence in about, a week on the land owned by Canadian Wheat Lands, Limited, where there is about 7000 acres of wheat, which should average about -0 bushels per acre. Harvest help is uuiie 'plentiful in all districts visited, .arid while, as' a rule, I think most farmers are inclin- ed to over-estimate the yield per aero! the quality- of the grain seems to he'of the best, and the, hot, dry weather of the past two weeks has jbeen ideal for wheat that was ftiled before that .time. SENDING HAY TO FRANCE Cfalvcslon, Texas, Aug. 13. The .steamship Aagot, laden with hay for the allied armies in France, sailed today for La Pa Mice. She had been anchored in tho roads for several days, and was the ship mentioned in threats made recently in Houston. TELEPHONE 605 CIVIL SERVANTS ENLISTING Rcgina, Sask., Aug. one hundred members of the provincial civil service of Saskatchewan have joined the Canadian expeditionary forces, and in the, course of the next few weeks it is anticipated ih.at. the number will be doubled.'' Just Try One! be delighted with their l JL fresh flavor of true CUftrlft is rolled m Pepper- mint and covered with an exquisite, peail-grey candy coating which keeps the flavor in most convenient, and the daintiest, form of gum ever produced