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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 16, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta August HMii, mil- THE LETHBBTPCK DAILY Tins stands lot- nil that is lliwt in Jlitsio. famous VICTOR MA UK and it Io you, no vou tho whore best of very PHONE 701. LETHBRIDGE TATR MADE FROM THE WEATHER 63 17 .03 Red Iiccr, clear 61 -il LeUibfidgc, 7B 70 Winnipeg, clear 71 55 The wrallior 'the prnirio-jirov- inccM lias been nioslly- Tine' arid' cool ami showers oi" rain have occurred .in Manitoba ami Mcrrta.' FOP.UfAST: Kim; .and cool today awl. Thursday. EDITED BV "INO" Olflr.e Phon< 1224. Reiidenci Phont: A little learning is a dangerous thins Drink diM'ii, orUa.ste not tho Pierian spring, There shallow draughts intoxicate the brn'M, And ilrinliing largely, sobers' us again. ...Mrs. Alvin Kii'iley returned last wi'Cl: from a fortnight's visit to Uanll. Mr. and Mrs. 0. A. Simpson, of LMhhridge, are visiting in the- city. Hal' News. Miss Allies Hobertson, of Edmon- montou, is vlslllng her sister, Mrs. .lattics Ross, Argyll! Avc. II. Irlarman, manager oi the Hani: at t'ardston, in the city [OL ia'few days. Mrs. James Da'vey anil Miss Davey left Ibis morn tig for Tor- onto, .Montreal and other ..eastern [loinl's.: Messrs. Duncan, Cruikslianks, Mc- Adam and Virtue leave tomorrow for Klko on a fishing and shooting expe- dition. Uev Copeland is Ihe gnest of his daughter, Mrs. Patterson, at her the corner oi London Koad land St. GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, Aug. oneaed 7-S, closed '35T.-S; 'lleCoftiber opened 96 1-S, closed 9o oppn" od 100 1-3, closeil 09'5-S. cbmbei-. opened S7 7-8, closed 37 3-4. clasi'd 193. American Markets wheat opened 100, closed 100 1-2; December opened 101. 1-S, closed 100 1-3; .May opener! lOii 1-2. closed wheat open- ed 5-8, closed December opened 93 -7-8, closed 03 3-S; May 91) 6-S, closed 90 3-8. Dr. and Mrs. J; S. Stewart arc I enjoying a trip to the coast, where thry t'l-nect to remain about two wcelia. The third annual anniversary scr- j vices'of" church will he held on .Sunday, August Rev. George W. Kcrliy, A., offici- ating, r- Mr. Long, of Edmonton, who has bpcn visiting in Lcthbridgc, was a guest in the city yesterday en route io Hanft, Where he will holiday for a few Herald. C. P. R. WENT DOWN Winnipeg, Aug. feature of the this morning was the ex- ceptionally'heavy decline of C. P. U. due apparently to the failure of the directors to -an announcement in regard to the melon that has been hopotl for for some time. Yesterday the price clqaecl nt Wall Street at 238 3-K, aiiil Ibis morning down to 2'S3. .tendon weak, the pi-ico there dropping 2 1-2 points, something extraordinary .in so con- servative a market. The whole N'ew York market was 'weak, declining two points oil the -average iu the first two toours. PALI. MALL GAZETTE ON-CANADIAN ELECTION London, Aug. Pull Mail Gazette discussing the Canadian elec- says that it v.'ili be very unfor- tunate the naval itsue is permitted to confuse the question of recipro- city. It Ks one m'oro illustration of the 'superiority 6f the .referendum ovor the general election'as a means of testing public opinion upon H single point. In. the Canadian case though any IdL'j which the government "may sustain in conscience of the intrus- ion.of the navy i-.-F.ii-3 may .bs oltset by sheer party loyalty.' "Balancing tlifi disturbing factors wo believe that the elections .come as near..ns elections conk] to a straight fight OR tile issue as to whether .Qinada IB to gravitate inevitable towards the Unit- ed States or to choose a great piace In the empire." affair. On HIP. lawn were about hall a ,lo7.en card, tallies, on which were placed gorgeous and sweet perfumed bouquets o( llowcrs. Mis? flreen recced her guests in her usual cordial manner, and looked charming in a white summer gown ndnrneil with a spray of cut (lowers. Miss Green was ably assisted in re- ceiving by nor mother. Interest nev- er lagged. From start to finish the various pastimes went off with vim, and the way in which Jli Green conducted the parly won the admiration of all present. She wa greatly assisted in this by Mr. Math- cson, whose store of suggestions for amusement secured almost endless. The evening was most pleasantly passed in music, games, and dancing on the lawn, delightful music for which wns furnished by several local artists who were guests. At mid- night light, dainty refreshments were i served on tlie card tables, covers he- ling laid for about twenty-four. Miss 'Green's sister, Miss ncsiiie, presided at the luncheon, and, together with her three oilier girl chums, Misses Evans, Cook and Turner, did her duty most admirably, one's, every want being quickly and carefully pro- vided for. But everything has an end, and this happy event was no exception. The memory, however, will linger long in the minds of tlie guests. It was in the early hours of the morning when "au revoir'" was said, and the, un- stinted wishes of all present was given to Miss Green for her success in ,ier school work. Altogether the an'air was ;1 .pronounced success, and !the hostess is to be congratulated for i the way in which she enlcrlained her friends. Among the outside giuist's noticed were Miss Chipman, of l.elh- bridgt- Miss Hcalhershaw, of Des la., and Miss Kirkhahl, of Salt Lake City, Utah. r HERRON COT CONSERVATIVE NOMINATION THROUGH CONVENTION Macleod, AuK. llerron la again Conservative nominee for the Macleod constituency, but it Is doubtful If he will gel a solid Con- servative support. The convention WHK eftllo'd to order by A. J. Robert- son, ex-M. P. P., who is preslder.i. of the Conservative Association for the constituency. Mr. llerron made a speech In which he mane It plain that lie would not accept the nomination except on the undemanding that It was is a supporter of the reciprocity agreement, and that he would vote against his party If (he manor came to a vote In the IIOUSP. On thin understanding he was nom- inated bv a couple of representative citizens and then Bomo one Jumped up nnd moved that nominations close, seconded, put to a vole by Ihe chair- man, and declared carried though oniy halt the delegates voted. .Mr. lierron was then declared the nominee of the Conservative parly find duly be- came the official candidate. Mrs. Simmons and Miss Dora Nim- mons returned Sunday- morning from a holiday trip of weeks, to Van- couver and other coast cities. Jliss Waterman, of., the public "school teaching sliaff, passed through to -Hani! yesterday, where she will aMcnd the Sunday School Convention which opens jary Herald. During- the hail DOUGLAS FOR WETASKIWIN jMissj lUewburn's horse became badly frightened and ran away with her. .Miss Men-burn was badly jarred, but Wet-askiwin, Aug. a conven- tion which for enthusiasm and a get- thcr-e spirit has never 'been surpassed, in Alberta, the Liberals of Strathcona today ro-nomiiiated J. JM. Douglas for the Commons. 'Despite the fact that the nomination .ensures election, tho Liberals acted as if they had'a hard fight on their hands and made splen- did arrangements for effective organ- ization. 'The riding was divided into eight districts and capable men plac- ed in charge. Tho id-s-a is to hrlng out a vote for reciprocity that will yesterday rclt irom east to west. There was no other name mentioned but that ot the popular retiring member.x The Stratlicona emulated Macleod succeeded in getting liome without reciprocity men and shouted for JJOUJT- anv serious injuries.. without, waiting tor the report of the committee on credentials. When i Mr. William .English, of the Union tli-a convention was settled down to Hani; staff, returned this morning Qn p gmith. from the coast, where he has. been visiting intimate friends during his holidays. the oloquent Inan [rom who wln pttawa kfter redistribution, air. Smith' worked the del-agates no to an enthusiastic pitch Mrs. ,1. R. .lackson, with. Miss .lean scnrlatcil the fakirs who are wnv- aiul Jlaslcr Wiliard, left this after- jing (he old flag for political pur- noon for Toronto, after visiting Miss Tilaey For a fc'.v weeks. Mrs. Jack- son aspects to sail for her home in China some lime before the Christ- mas holidavs. Thiv'rc'gnlar monthly meeting of the Ladies' Cotta Society of St. Paul's First Lutheran church will meet at .the home of Mrs. C. Grant, 1500 Conrtlaml street, on Thursday aitcr- noon. The evening will be spent in RAILWAY EMPLOYEES. WANT PASS PRIVILEGES ToronUv Aug. ban neen started among the employ- ees of the local railways looking: for- ward to th-a srar.tTng'of compliment- ary pass privileges when they desire to travel. This privilege has been granted to employees of western NO MORE INSOMNIA, IMMEDI- ATE RELIEF.CERTAIN If vonr dealer does' not keen them, wo will mail you a box (18 pow- ders) on reeeiut of 25 cents. J. L. MATHIEU, Sherbrooke. P. O. social games, to which air the i roads recently, and the men of the people of the congregation are invit- i y.T.n., C.P.H. and C.N.R. think they ed. i should have the privilege granted 'to i thtftn.' The men are sending out pe- who were titions to be signed byall employees so' fortunate as to receive invitations from one end to Mhs Avilda Green's farewell lawn party, given last. .Saturday evening, were exceptionally lucky, lor Ihej eionl was by far the most pleasant BRITISH JOURNALISTS of the season's social functions. The j IN NOVA SCOTiA fete was given just prior to Miss after whjeh they will be forwarded to the general managers of all roads.. Green's, departure for Calgary, where slir will attend the Provincial N'or- Halifax, Aug. The party of Bri- tish journalists who are besim-ii their tour of Canada, stopped this forenoon in Halifax." At 1 o'clock mal reboot, at that city, and was uiv anin'ously pronounced a signal sue- luruiiuim 4 vi thev were entertained at luncheon by rnss. from every point of view Phe J ,cramcnt of NoVR prc. beautiful lawn was lavishly and taste- mmf fu chalr LOSSES IN NOVA SCOTIA Forest Fires Damaged Lot of Farming Country as Well Halifax, N. S., Aug. lli.-IIalf a. or more, villages in Shellmrne ind Queen's counties in south-western N'ova Scotia have suffered severely or are seriously threatened by lorcBt [ires which rhavc raged (or two days. 1'hc" main sections of several villages have been wiped out, but no loss ol j ii'c has been reported as yet. H has, been impossible to secure any word' roni and Yarmouth on the west coast" and nothing is known of the situation west of Shelburne. Part of the country burned is given up to farming'and dairying and droves of caU IB driven to the fields by smoke and names have been forced to the ocean shores. They have perished by the hundreds after seeking vainly to ilakc their thirst with the brine of the ocean. HAIL CAUSED VENTILATION THROUGH HATS AND WINDOWS- HORSES SHOWED GREAT SPEED Paul Winters will have reason to remember yesterday's hail storm. A chunk ol ice somewhat larger than a pea .struck him on the top of a Chris- tie went through it as if it were an-eggshell, ami struck bin, on the head, causing his scalp to split open for about two inches. He was taken to a doctor and stitched up. .1. L. Manwnring, secretary oi the Board of. Trade was out showing the city to an ..interested visitor when the storm came. While putting up the. top .01'. .thCi'hiiggy, a hail stone struck hid immediately raising a large lump: I-.V is using it for publicity purpose's Io show how .quick- ly Alberta hail can raise lumps. Several horses ran away, for noth- thing gets .oh a horse's nerve worse than hail., and several owners were surprised at the, hnrsl of speed their horses suddenly developed. Considerable giass -was broken in all parts of the city and there was' a regular bargain day rush for the hardr ware, stores. Tile report that the hardware-men of the city had order- ed a carload of glass in Calgary was denied by the Herald, when a fellow scribe in Calgary asked for confirma- tion. But the ventilation from the north side of the buildings of the city was just a little excessive alter the hail had finished its work. Sully decorated with (lags, steamers, ,n a pennants, hunting and other pleasing attention to the varied cha'- creaUons, and .Ihe myriads of Chinese lamer of the resources of Nova lanterns gave fhf whole scene a most Replies were made by .1. Obcd Smith fascinating nnd gay appearance, land Mr. Hair-1 the latter representing These, coupled .with the calm, clear papers in Ireland. They left for mcht 'ind glorious full moon, added Kontvlllo nnd the fruit region In the very 'materially to the success of the I afternoon and today go to St. John. COMMEMORATED SAILING OF MAYFLOWER IN ENGLAND Southampton. Aug. first commemoration of the sailing of the Pilgrim Fathers was participated in by a distinguished gathering of Ameri- cans and Britons today, at Westgate, .whence the travellers embarked .the Mayflower in 1620. Wreaths were placed at the point of embarkation by descendants of the Mayflower's party from New England, New.Zealand, and England. The Mayor gave a luncheon at which there were toasts to Presi- dent Taft and King George. GREEN TOMATOES FOR CATSUP AND CHOW-CHOW We have three or four tons of green tomatoes which we will sell for Must be taken at once For sale at all groceries in the city, or at FRACHE BROS. Henderson Park Greenhouses Phone 1003 POLITICAL NOMINATIONS Paterson Again Brantforil, Aug. Wm. Pat- erson, Minister of Customs, has been again selected as the Liberal candi- date for Brentford. Martin in Regina Regina, Sask., Aug. the convention of Liberals of the Rcgina constituency here tonight, M. Mar tin, who represented the riding in the j ast parliament received the unani- mous nomination, no other name he- ing placed before Ihc convention. At It Again Brockv lie. Aug. Tay- lor was nominated by the Conserva- tives of Leeds for the Federal House. Rcnoininated Barrie, Aug. South Sim- coe Conservatives have nominated Haughton Lennox, K. C., ns their I candidate. Labor Man in Hamilton Hamilton, Ont., Aug. IS. West Hamilton will have a three-cornered alTair for tht Federal elections. Hir- am Dickhout will be placed in the field by the Independent Labor party. Opposing Harhie Montreal, Aug. Liberals of St. Antoinc division at a convention held in Stanley Hall last night, chose Dr. Miltpn Haracy to oppose II. 13. Ames. Pontiac Candidate Ottawa, Ont., Aug. Conservatives :have nominated Ger- ald who represented the constituency in the House in 1004 to iaos. WILL PRESERVE HISTORIC CHAPEL METHODIT8S TAKE OVER FIRST CHURCH BUILT IN UPPER CANADA IN Picton, Ont., Aug. has been a memorable day for Methodism in Canada. There a unique dem- onstration to mark the taking over for future preservation of the histor- ic chapel in Hayhay, the first church built in Upper Canada. It was erect- ed in the summer of 1792 under the direction of William Losec, pioneer Methodist minister in Canada, the first itinerant Methodist preacher. It was enlarged and rebuilt in 1834 and used until ISfiO, since when it has fallen into disuse. The last general conference, however, voted to have this cradle of Methodism bought back and preserved as a relic. SIR WILFRID LAURIER SPENDS DAY MONTREAL Montreal, Aug. will again become the of the gov- ernment campaign situation today, when Sir Wilfrid Laurler will arrive here from Simcoe and will be' met by no less than four ministers qt his cabinet. These will Include Hon. Sydney Fisher, Wm Lyon King, Rodolphe; Lemleu'i-'and Dr. Be- land. A quasi will held at the Windsor hotel when Sir Wilfrid- will meet a number, of bis supporters. He leaves for Three Hivers Thursday mornlqgr. j CHAPTER OF EASTERN STARS INSTITUTED OFFICERS A meeting was held last night in the Masonic'Hall to institute a chapter oi Eastern Stars m connec- tion with that order, Mr. and Mrs. Ingle, of Indianapolis, hemg present to effect the organization A prepar- atory meeting had been called at lour o'clock to arrange the detail! ot organization, and when Maple Leat Chapter No 7 -a as instituted last night there Mas a charter member- ship of 52 The following officers wen elected W. (Dr.) Laflerty. S. Mackenzie. Associate Chas. Mo. Cleneghan T. Graham. T. S..Mackenzie. J. T. Graham. Associate .0.'. T. Lathrop. J. R. Minor. B. Simpson. C R. Young. Alter the installation ceremonUM -all repaired to the Alexandra Cafe, ulicio a very sumptuous banquet was held Spe< ches were made by promi- nent Masons'of the city, and the new began its work in'Leth- bridge with the many good ql the order. Mr. and Mrs. Ingles lelt the city this morning, returning to Indianapolis. CLARESHOLM NEWS ClaroBholm, Aug. ana-Mrs. James. Price (formerly Mrs. m-ere in town the end of the week re- calving the congratulations of their fri-and's on their recent wedding. Prospects are very good fair on Thursday and many additional en- tries have been received .from people m-ho made up their minds to exhibit after the postponement. Today the annual llower show of the Claresholm Horticultural Society Is 'being held nnd there is a large, number of exhibits. A prize Is being liven for the best window in the flower show colors, brown and yellow, and several of the stores have nicely decorated windows. The St. Clalr Dramatic Company performed here for four nights. The new Issue of debentures .for further Improvements has been taken up at 95 cenls. 'Mayor Millies on his return from Ottawa said it was a vary good thing that qiaresholm was represented there before the railway commissioners, otherwise the proposed C. N. R. route skirting Claresbolm would have been accepted as it stood. Claresholm has an addition to its medical brotherhood In the person of Dr. W. M. Anderson from Sackvllle, N. B., and a graduate of McGill Uni- versity. Two harvesters caused considerable diversion today In Third avenue on- (situs in ilchollc The town BOlieftinan was not to Ixj found hut finally Inspector Tucker appeared on the Kiene and awore In special con- who conveyed the rioters Io Ba It will, give you great pleasure to visit our windows, where have now displayed some really beautiful examples of Irish Hand Embroidered Dainty Lace Doilies, Handsome Sideboard Scarves, Af- ternoon Tea other specimens of this wonderful art. _ Special Offer Lare Sideboard Scarves Pure Linen, beautiful design. Price Irish Lace Doilies Beautiful design. Prices from Kenl Irish Linen Tea Cloths Renl Irish Linen, hand emfaroi- tiered Linen Ten Cloths