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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, August 20,1912 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Paget You'll Want a New Fall Suit for Fair Week! Let us suggest that you spend a few moments looking at our New Fall Styles. We know they will please you. Our Suits are the production of Makers who turn out authoritative fashions, and we are showing a choice and splendid selection of Exclusive Fabrics. We are Experts at Fitting arid Avill spare no pains in having every garment fit your figure perfectly. Moderate Prices, You Know! Suits at $10.00, $12.00, $15.00, $18.00, $20.00, $22.00, $28.00 Hats! Hats! Hats! Fall Hats Ready for Picking All the Newest Styles in Stetson, Mallory, Christy's Derby and Soft Hats. Prices $1.75 to $5.00 Good Shoes for Style and Service "The Best Good Shoe" is as stylish as it is serviceable: That's the GEORGE A. SLATER INVICTUS. Prices $4.50 to $6.00. Special Price Inducements in all Departments for Fair Week Buyers Shirt Special Negligee Shirts, reg. $1.50 quality. , On Sale for. . $1.00 Black Cashmere Hose, all wool, 25c Llama Half Hose, Spec. 3 prs. $1.00 Straw Hats at Half Price The Road to Clothes Quality Leads Right Through Our Door, and You Know That QUALITY is the Only True Test of Cheapness. Call and See Us When in Town. McKelvie cGuire The Leading Clothiers MINER KILLED AT COAL CREEK Ferine, K. C, Aug. 19.-Richard Hembro, a Welsh miner, was badly mangled and instantly killed in No. 3 mine, Coal Creek, this afternoon, just before the shift came out of the mine. l-'jinbro was a rope boss and the rope broke letting a trip of several coal cars run back over him. Hembvo had not been working in the mines very long and leaves a wife who had just come out from Wales to join him. ELM LEADS IN CANADIAN COOPERAGE BUT IS DECLINING FIRE DOES $2500 DAMAGE St. Thomas, Ont., Aug. 20.-An early morning fire destroyed the barns and caretaker's dwellings on the .property of John Farley, causing a loss of $2,-000. The barns/of Mrs. M. F. Gilbert were also burned, the loss being $500. Although elm still leads among the woods used for Black cooperage, spruce is rapidly supplanting it. in the total output of barrels in the Dominion last year, there were used, according to the figures compiled by the Forestry Branch of the Department of the Interior, 80,010,000 pieces of elm, In staves, headings and hoops, as against 37,704,000 pieces of spruce. There were, however, over 11,000,000 more spruce staves and 9,000,000 fewer elm staves reported for 1911 than for 11)10. In time elm will probably be used only for hoops, as It is the best wood for the purpose, the supply is fast diminishing, and other species can be used to advantage for staves and headings. The ultimate substitute for elm will probably be birch, which is comparatively plentiful. Slacls cooperage Is of vastly greater importance than tight cooperage in Canada. This is because the majority of Canadian products are of a rough and dry nature, such as lime, potatoes, apples, dry tish, Hour, cereals, etc., and because Canadian woods are best suited to slack cooperage. White oak, the only wood which can bo used for containers of alcoholic liquids, has been practically exhausted in Canadian woodlands. In 1911 only 2,7�S,000 oak staves were cut, while 7,21)3,000 were imported. A rough estimate on the part of the forestry branch, places the minimum amount of material used in the manufacture of all classes of cooperage as 02,353,100 board feet, made up as follows: staves. 29,367,714 feet; heading, 21,466,666 feet, and hoops, 62,303,190 feet. PROHIBITS KISS AT STATION Neenah, Wis., Aug. 20.-If you come to Neenah don't kiss your relatives, friends, or sweetheart at. the station. Chief of Police James Brown declares liis3ing and spooning about stations is too promiscuous and too frequent. The police ar� instructed to stop all kissing. WANT STOCK IN ARGENTINE ROAD London, Aug. 20.-The Times this morning says it understands that a powerful syndicate of European and American capitalists the Sociote Generate d� Paris, .Messrs. Speyer Pros., Mosets, Kulin, i.oeh and Company, and others, have paid $15,000,000 to Pereival Farquhar for the purchase of $] 5,000,000 six per cent, preference shares in the Argentine Railways Co., an undertaking registered in the State of Maine. The operation represents a further stage in arrangements now in progress for the consolidating of certain Argentine and other South American railways. London milkmen will charge 7c a quart after August 1.7. Ironing with too he1, an iron fades more garments than waiting or sun. GREAT BRITAIN WILL EXHIBIT PANAMA BILL NOT INTERFERING WITH PARTICIPATION IN FRISCO EXPOSITION London, Aug. 20.-Rumor* that Great Britain might not take part in the Panama Exposition pn account of the dissatisfaction with the Canal Bill, were disposed of today, when the American Embassy here received official notification from the Foreign Office of the participation of England In the 1915 exposition The extent of the participation is not stated, as the allotment of space for the various countries has not yet been made, but it Is now officially assured that Great Britain will take part in the celebration of the opening of the canal, the feeling being that any disagreement over the action of the United States, as to canal tolls will be amicably adjusted before the time of the Exposition. London, Aug. 19.-The United States embassy today received a reply from the British foreign office to President Taft's invitation to the British Goverrnent to participate in the Panama-Pacific Exposition. The foreign office is disposed to accept the invitation on principal but Us final decision will be Influenced partly by the possibility of arriving at a satisfactory settlement with the exposition authorities in regard to the accommodation to be provided for British investors. No hint is given in the reply in respect to other possible influences which may effect the British decision but it ia evident that a loophole has been left for British refusal of the invitation. STREET LIGHTS FOR COWLEY Cowley, Aug. 19.-The tin-can brigade got busy last week and visited the three newly-wedded men and had the satisiaction oi having them all come through with enough cash to enable the crowd to have a dance the opera house Friday evening, very 'enjoyable evening; was spent. J. C. Drewry shipped two cars horses and one car of cattle to the Lethbridge exhibition on Saturday. The dry farming exhibit also went Saturday in charge of Messrs. H. C. Morrison and W. C. Robinson. A finer collection of grain, grasses and vegetables has never left here before and there is no doubt but that the first prize will come here this year. Miss Christie Shepherd, of Blair-more, is visiting friends in this district. The council have had installed a gas street light on every,block corner on Railway Ave., and one on the corner of Cameron St. and Mountain Ave. Messrs. Jackson Brothers had the contract for the above and are to be congratulated upon the way they have filled their part as well as the council. G. I-?. Van Duscn is relieving E. B. Fraser as majiager of the Union Bank-here while the latter is taking his holidays. HOTEL ALEXANDRA LETHBRIDGE European Plan Finest Cafe in the West Open to 12 p. tn. Telephones in Every Room; Free Bus to and from Depot. Individual bath-rooms. , Wines, Liquers, etc., Served in Cafe. Cafe open till 12 p.m. Hotel Phone 717 Cafe Phone 1462 W. J. STOKES, Prop. J. H. LEE, Manager. J Mass Meeting -IN- I V Labor Temple THURSDAY, AUGUST 22, AT 8 P. M. SPEAKER: J. H. WILKINSON President British Columbia Federation of Labor. Organized for Trades and Labor Congress of Canada. /4-90% Dominion of Canada, C.P.R. 50-year land grant bonds, guaTantee,1938, 3% per cent. .........95 -97 Dominion of Canada registered 1938, 3 per cent...........89�^-90% City of Montreal Permanent, 3 per cent.................76 -78 City of Regina, 1923-38, 5 per cent........... .....106-109 City of Saskatoon, 1938, five per cent.............;. ..104-106 BELIEVE WINSTON IS NOT COMING Ottawa, Aug. 19.-Lack of official confirmation of the report that Right Hon. Winston Churchill would visit the Dominion during the cabinet conference on the navy policy is leading I to the belief at the capital that such [an event is most improbable, though jit is realized that a visit from the First Lord of the Admiralty would be quite in accord with a resolution passed at the Imperial conference of 1911 in which reciprocal visits by. ministers of the United Kingdom and of the dominions between conferences was advocated. Still, it is considered at the capital that a visit from the First Lord at a period when the navy question was being discussed would be indiscreet. ON WAY TO NEW WESTMINSTER Toronto, Aug. 19.-Walter Davis., alias Walsh, and Alice Davis, his wife arrested ten days ago in connection with the robbery of the Bank of Montreal branch at New Wstminater, appeared in the police court again this morning. The charge against them here waB bringing stolen money into the city. They were handed over to the oltlcers who arrived yesterday from New Westminster and will leave for the west on Saturday, POPE NEVER LEFT VATICAN Rome, Aug. 19.-A atat�m�*t ere* a ted in the press here that tba Pope went out of the Vatican to visit h\s sister Rosa, who was said to havs been stricken with paralysis, is officially denied at the Vatican today. The officials declare the stroke of paralysis suffered by the Pope's sister occurred last June and was of a slight nature. It caused no serious anxiety. Rosa has almost entirely, recovered, Spinach and cucumber inaka good hot weather salad. LINDSAY HOTELMAN DEAD Lindsay, Ont., Aug. 20.-William H. Simpson, proprietor of the Simpson HoiiBe, was the victim of a paralytic stroke at Cobourg last evening. The stroke affected him in one of bis hands and also in the neck. He died this afternoon. CANADIAN PACIFIC Southern Alberta Exhibition Lethbridge - Aug. 19-24 SPECIAL TRAINS T O , EXHIBITION GROUNDS TUESDAY, AUG. 20th. Trains leave Lethbridge Station as follows: 10.30K, 18.00K, 14.00K, 18.00K _ Wednesday, Aug: 21; Thursday, Aug. 22; Friday, Aug'. 23. Trains leave Lethbridge Station at follows: 10.00K, J3.00K, .13.30K, U.00K, 14.30K, 16.30.K, 17.00K, 17.30K, I9.00K, 19.30K, * 20.30K, 2J.00K, 21.30K, Trains leave Exhibition (1 rounds 15 minutes later than (he above times.' FARE FOR ROUND TRIP, 25 CENTS ;