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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday,'AugiiNl 20, 1912 TITE X/RTIIBRYDGE D4JLY HERALD Page �* THE SAME CARE TAKEN ALL BIKE HIBBON | Coffee Blue Ribbon Products all have the same high reputation for fine quality and real, dependable goodness. They are made of choicest materials and with the utmost care. They are PURE FOOD through and through. They will prove their value to you if you will once use them. Wlw I' von pi' air, da if  Do stand sli.il. II. I i > inn, \ du'i 1 of wound never idle-Kaufman. .I is work. Plan, crc- .t-hornh: A.s the.meeting nil! he most nnvlliiii!;, but don't ' important, it is 'hoptif/ c,\OISONOUS REPTILES UNEARTHED IN AN OLD CELLAR Magrath, Aug. "0.-That I here are poisonous snakes in this par', of Southern Alberta,In spite of tho assertions of moat people to tho co'.i'rary, luts been proven by a party of working-men employed on an irrigation laternal southwest of this place. They relaU a very strange story, and if it is true, and there is every reason to believe that it is, the people would do well to be' more' precautions in their dealings with'the few reptiles that wo have in this section of the country. According to the story given out to your correspondent by-one of-the ;jia'ty, the snakes were accidentally, discovered .in nn okl abandoned cellar. During their work, which was cutting noxious weeds on the banks .of the ditch, they .were startled to find in a clump of grass and other,foliage a large reptile It .was almost three feet in length about the size, of a man's wrist in circumference, and was of a dull bluish color. ,. , The snake had large glassy eyes, �which-looked unusually dangerous and .menacing,  and the men .thought best to keep a safe distance from. Us.fangs Tliey succeeded in .despatching it, with the .scythes, which they used to cutting thi' weeds, and on examining it they found proof toward'.? establishing tholr belief that the snake was poisonous. Not satisfied with (hiding the one tile party continued their search further, whiclj investigation brought forth still more, startling discoveries In an old cellar, littered with filth and reeking with obnoxious odors, they found a veritable .Ion of the unwholesome creatures, nil curling sriii writhing in a mass. Those, on an aierage, were of the sam . dimensions a.s i lie one discovered In the grass, but a  number-were even larger. It. was a frightful picture to behold, mid if made a most profound imi ressioe. on the 'men. Late1- search has revealed the fncj that this story; however ridiculous and 'unlikely'it may seem to some,'is abso- lutely correct. It seems that the snakes only thrive where filth is per-' rait ted to accumulate, and it is little wonder they are poisonous when they exi-at in such terrible holes as the one ;ilo\e described. Thus fir no other sna'-os, answering to thin I'wsoriplion have been seen in this country, so far as your representative can learn, but this is an instance where neglect ant'. mscieaiilincsK .will eventually hreei'. thing'.; of an undesirable nature. HOW TO ADDRESS A BISHOP Plain "Bishop" Preferred to 'My Lord' by F. H. Dp Vernet ; V. II. l)u Veruct, Bishop of Caledonia (B.C.) writes a letter in church life deprecating the ufi� of "My Lord," iis a title tor Canadian bishops, {lishop l)ti Vernet. writes: "When'I came to this diooese, nearly night years ugo, 1 reciuested alt the (clergy to adrrese me sipiply as 'Bisli-bp,' except when presiding at Synod. The result, has abundantly justified this course. There is no arlilickil �barrier between Bishop and clergy, while there is none the less respect. ; "Here in the far 'west, under pioneer conditions, where all is fresh and �,1'reo, the hearty greeting on the trail. 'Bishop, I'm glad to see you,' sends a thrill of joy through one, it is so sincere, so genuine, while under the circumstances-the trail, the pack on one's back, the overhanging snowcapped mountains-the conventional title forced from reluctant, lips in dc-ferpnee to old' country cu'Ktom, would be- simply grotesque, out of harmony with the surroundings. "I have, been in camp where a mini- > ber of prospectors and miners have; been talking freely to me, as man to! man, when to'my horror .som-a east- j crner addressed me with 'My Lord' j and silence has formed upon the happy party, and with a'scowl oil the face: one after another has got up and walked out. "Why should we wear the feftors of the east when we enjoy the freedom of the west?" Mr. and Mrs. K. 1.. Richardson, oi Winnipeg, announce the eugageinntiL of their daughter, Ila/.cl Gwendoline, fo Kennel li Clark Macperson, second son of Lieut .-Colonel and Mrs. .1.. Pen-, liinglon Macperson, Ottawa. The marriage will take place earlv in the fall. * � * .... pSomrl iinc ago the members of the tennis dub decided to call off the monthly shift waist and flannel danc3 for August, hul fhe decision has- been reversed, and the dance will be held on Friday evening, August , 30 th, v. Si * l\iiss Margaret. MeGiirk, formerly oi the Westminster teaching staff, .hut now of Kilinonlon, who has been vis- iting her sister in Moose .Jaw spending, a few days in the city. W'Gurk, of Moose -Jaw, is guest with friends here Miss Margaret hern fhe guest leaves on Ki'idav at tie i 'rahan, who has of Miss I'k'kstonni for her home in .Sc- STrtEET-MULLIN Si. Patrick's Church was the scene of a pretty wedding at. ten o'clock this hone'-'' """T'ngi when llev. Father Rosenthal ' join-ad "m inatrinloiij; .Miss A sues Mul-lin ad .Mr. Fred Street. The bride was win'so-jm iy gowned in whit.-- silk, elaborated ivhh fringe ami-pearl ornaments, and white hat t rimmed with malinc and orange "blossoms, and carried a shower of white carnations. Her bridesmaid, .Mis.-:. Margaret Jlc-Gurk, of Edmonton', was prettily gowned in cream marquisette and .black, picture hat, and can led a shower bouquet of pink and white carnations. Little Mary Cunningham, niece of the groom, made a dainty (lower girl, gowned in a white embroidered dress and a large white hat. She earri-jd a. basket of flowers. The wedding dejeuner was served at. the home of .'.Mrs. E. A. Cunningham, the groom's sister. Mrs. Cunningham wor-.-- a becoming gown cf blue and white siik. ' The breakfast" board was; centred .w.flh the v.-c'idlng'clikc garlanded with smilax, while tba floral appointments were carnations and swe-.U peas. Only ihe members of the immediate families of the contracting . parties,' .fifteen in all, wert^ pi esent. '. Mr. and ^(rs.'Street left this afternoon for Banff, and.!upon their return will reside on the groom's ranch at Sundial. ..... ... __1---1-J- is JJia's1 Uso a Ciubs and Societies Mis. C. .1. Kc-bsiorm and Miss- Kck-storm leave on Friday morning to visit' in Chicago. * * * The Marl and Countess of Dudley are ,il present paying visits in,- Ireland and will spend a little {.iine atj their fishing lodge on Lough Croribj county Galway, before returning to' Kngland. * *. *.  ; Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Carnegie- are visit ing the ' Furl and Countess of .Southcsk at Kinnaird l asl.le, Forfar-; shire � � . * * i Mrs. Genevieve l.ipsetf-Skinner, wlui has been lecturing for the Dominion government in Kngiaud, has returned home to Winnipeg. Embroidered Towels The display of damask and linen towels is very good. These are embroidered beautifully in eyelet and solid work, many of thorn being prettily initialed. Exquisite Needlework Perhaps the particular line which ! allows to the best advantage in the | woman's department this year, is the j ! immense showing of duintily embroid-j i ered and tatted, dollies,. tea 1 cosies j | table centres, five-o'clock covers, etc. i I TJieso pieces arc truly a work of art,; j and lotalled up many hours of pains-; i taking work. The pure white pieces exceed the colored, although there are ; n numhor of large Holland centres! prettily shaded in floral designs. I Lack of apace permits only a brief reference. There are some pretty water colors and crayon sketches, fancy blouses and aprons, embroidered in- while and colors, babies' coats, | crochet work. - shawls', sweaters, slippers, etc. in The judging was being done this j morning by Miss Maehaffy, of Calgary and Miss Patteson.  �  REFRESHMENT BOOTHS A'arious church; and charitable societies ate in evidence, conducting refreshment -booths' a I the fair. The Westminster Ladies' Aid have a lunch counter, prettily festooned in red, "white and blue bunting, where sandwiches, cake, tea, coffee, ice cream and fruit-will be served at a nominal charge. The Fifth Avenue Baptist ladies have a gaily decorated booth where lunches will he'served any time during the day,, while a hot dinner will he served at iriglit at long tables, which seat lift.y at a lime. The Ladies' Aid or St. Andrew's church have a trim little booth and lunch counter, where the usual line of refreshments will be served. Tho Relief society has a spacious and comfortable tent, fitted out with quartette tables and chairs, .where ! lunches will he served during the exhibition. choir to sing in the palace MAGRATH GOING TO MAKE ITS .DRY-FARMING CONGRESS EXHIBIT UNIQUE' One of (he most, successful, picnics .in Hie hi'stor.y. of.fjie First / Baptist Sunday school, -was'held yesUrday afternoon and" evennig"" at Henderson park. ' ;'Between seventy-five and a..huiidred children and their friends enjoyed the various sports, basketball 'etc. �-� - | i A delectable lurieh l\-was served at j ; six- o'clock, and a t'i'fed but happy-161 | !ot youngsters [ at �Rfiia-t'liirl.v came back to last : evening. �Mugratja, August  20.-It is quite probahie-trliat the Magrath choir will sing ih Ave.a.yN. e \ The lawn festival and. social, which � was held at the home of ' Mr. and iMrs. Mockfonl yesier.iay afternoon : and evening under the. auspices of St. Mary's Guild, was a distinct cess. Tea. was s.-rved outdoors at. tily decorated daiailHie tables, 'booths were in charge of the. ing : : lcc Cream-Mis. Charles Mathews. Tea-Mrs. Jackson and Mrs. Ar-' nold. ' Candy-Mrs. I'nsworih. i Fancy Article-Mrs. William Mathews. A bean throwing contest resulted in the favors going to Mrs. Arnold and Rev. C. If. I'opham, while Mrs. William Mathews carried off the honors in' a guessing contest. Dancing was enjoyed by those present, and at the close of the evening Rev. ('. II. I'opham 'heartily thanked Mr. and Mrs. Mockfonl for the generous use of their home ; Miss Hough, who able assisted, and the president of the Guild for the very social. The splendid M'm of twenty-six dol lars was realized bv the ladies. with a will, that spells success. The choir itself is in good shape aow, but another month will accomplish wonders. Magrathhas the best soloists in the south country, and flii-s part o'f the program will be a feature, should the proposition go through. 13. Matkia and the other members of the  local Dry-Farming Hoard are giving the matter hearty support, and it now appearE that a Magrath chorus will be seen and ! heard at the. big eongross as well as! the one from .Cardston. However | Magrath's cl}onu) will be strictly from j Magrath, and wyi be there to boost- fci \ the Garden City. rs�si'.- J AT THE FAIR Women's Handicraft Shows Advance Cnd'jubip'dly one of the inosi inter-|CHiing dcjiarimcniK at the exhibition ; this year, to the feminine, lead at | Iciisi, is the woman's department. The whole of the second floor of Hie main building is devoted to .fine ar's and crally. being in both, quantity and quality superior lo former yours. Knitted Goods it; qnilp' tin array in' Kuiited toekiiii'., tioeks, ;','lo\i-!i i,*ie, our-, nine color;;. Ihr- ulJ . hiAil;. mat*, w illH.i.u liicli "oiihl be r.-ally i-wmpit'O'., aic i c .it .- iiini.il Hint i r.'iiYi-iii ion Tlu-i-r.ooii.i. ill pllo ia*l.i(.f no lair il; i-\iit'!il a I i.lcsiKJi:;. A- good! Hill ever ; pTocli 11 n 111 Li -1- of i|iiills of v;ir-kinds ;p iv �.-how a. Thetv ;; re I hi luinilhir log '"thin. ct,a;-> work, piilchwork, etc. threshers busy around magrath .Magrath, August 1.0.-Threshing is now progressing very favorably in thii district, and four machines are now at work. A. Shell on has started thresh i;.ig on his big farm west of town, and reports from his Held tire to Lie effect that most all of the wheat is grading No. .1. while none Is going below No. l\ This is cerlainly a source of gratification to Mr. Shelton, and those farmei'.i f vicinity. Ilo is looking it to' average about thirty bushels io the acre, which means that he will Ihresb approximately six thousand bushels of fall wheat this year. The weather is ideal for culling, and the grain that is not ready for the binder is quickly ripening beneath cloudless skies. This week will see Hudson's Bay Co. Cooling Drinks and Food For The Hot Weather For the Hot Weather Lunch OX TONOUE IN GLASS ... $1 LUNCH TONOUtt AfL^ I lb. tint .(. ^flFV LUNCH TONGUES Vx lb. tln�,'..,v. VEAL LOAF . Medium .... �ONELC88 CHICKEN, 1-2 lb........ All the above bear t*io famous ttbby.Trade Wet*, the ��|(�f �ko lenee. ' ' Wc 20e 45c PIG'S FEET IN GLASS ........ SLICED SERF IN GLASS ..... SLICED f EEF IN TINS----- CHNCKEN COAF IN TINS ...... CORNED KCF HAfH ......... ROAST �EEF 35c 35c 20c ,25c 15c 30e Clark's r:ib -------V. Clark's Corned 2 Ibe'for'.',,., Corned Beef Beef 26c Fray,Benton's Corn " 'ii*r;''�lrlb..... Fray B�nlMt% . Beef; 2lb.v., 25c Llbby'pi Pineapple, Siloed .�,,.-.. Llbbyi Pineapple Grated ...... ... Delicious Canned Fruit 25c Goodwill!**' ervee .,. Fr�. 25c 36c Str-awrtmrfflpW ,-'.. 2'tlrt�?fdr^ Raepberrle* 2 tine for ., Peart 2 tins fer ., Peiohee 2 tin's for .. 45o 45c 45c 45c Piquant Sauces That Are Great Lea * Perrina Pints ....... Lea * Perrln* ' 1-2 Pint*-..... Hudson's lal .... �ay Spec- 65c 36c 25c izers PAN YAN PUNCH SAUCE Garten's H. P. Celebrated Cereals Are Ideal for the Hot Weather Breakfast CORN FLAKES Per packet ... MALTA VITA Per packet ,.. GRAPE NUTS . .Per packet FORCE Per pjekot .... 10c 17; 15c PUFFED RICE Per packet...... PUFFED WHEAT- Per packet '.'..... ORANGE MEAT Per packet ....... CREAM of WHEAT Per packet ....... 12; 121 15c 25c Huntley & Palmer Biscuits Opera Wafer* ........Me Ik Algeria..............Mtlk Brazil ...... ....... Mc lb Chooolate Flnpert ...28c tb Cinderella.........30c tb Colonial...... ..... 20c lb Alberta ......... Beydlor ... ..... Cafe Neir....... Cambridge ...... German Ruaks ... Nice.......... Nursery Rhyme* ,.. i. 30c Tb .../45c tb 30c .tb ... 35c tb ...,45c tb ... '30c tb ...'30c tb And the Celebrated Nursery Biacult* for Babies at 40c per,pound Mftbmg Hot Weather Brinies DREWRW ginger ale Per decen ,................. C A NTR ELL 4 COCHRA>HI'S ALE Por [, dozen ........... THE ORIGINAL IRON BREW Per djien ... ......... UNFERM4NTEB port Por b*ttle ........;.. UNPEHfifJENTED GRAPE Per "bottle.'............ ..... " ' '"_' A ' " $1.00 75c . 75c PHONE FOR FOOD 313 PHONE FOR BRINKS 613 several other threshing outfits com mence fall operations, and-before the season is over no less than ten outfits' will be working in the district tributary to the Garden City. .Threshern er look for the crops to be all finished several weeks earlier than last yoar ilcliKlitfnl | 1IvJlie ;, h| ior his whe UNCLE Pivvents Slcie|>lessiiciss MAfHIrSU'S NERVINE POWDERS i For Bealdcbe and Ncuralfiiji t>jr(�p. r# p*(.*, MffSint f CUtfa' C7.1 powdir rll) rilmt *mA a fj. __' Powdersycr !i9c�nU If your dealer cannot supply you, tho .J. 1. .\lathleu l^o., Slu-'rb'-ooise", P. Q.. seudu bo.\ iiostpalU on. receii>t of iiricp*. SAM'S NAVY PROGRAMME Washington, .Aug. ML-One battleship, to cost $7,l:;ri,000. with armor or armament, and-ndt to exceed $15,000,-(100 when completed', eight submarines, costing $4,480,00.0, and a fleet of torpedo boats, colliers and machine ships, constitute .the building programme for the navy approved by the Senate, and which probably will be adopted without change by iha Mouse. SAM HUGHES UNVEILS MONUMENT NO ORCHESTRAS IN TORONTO THEATRES Performances Toronto, Aug. 19.-�were given tonight in five Toronto theatres without the aid of orchestras, the theatrical managers having refused to.accede to the demands of the musicians for higher pay. BrOikville, Aii�. I It--Col. Sam llllishr.i luduj Ulivtllijd b.-'I'..' a bi'uiUc: statue of Gi;m:/ul SJr Isaac Bi..cl., (he itcrejul.-.';' 01 Qucenitowu Hai^i*, at-ter %vlioiii the town was named iiie i "Statue the I'.oil; of Mi flai'nili'Oii Ai..-l.'ai-ih... ibe Caliridijn itkUlplor, Is iiHIt-d in I lit- laif.t si of Ilo- publie ; siinari'S. and is I lie uil'I'u!' Geii�'i'.i I I Itroi-k Clmptc; of L)iiU|jlllci' of I he Kin- j pi re, t ;