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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 21, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, August 21. 1912. THE LETirimiDGE DAILY HEttALD 5 ft When you buy a Studebaker 1 Automobile You are buyinjg a car backed by a name you know. You have in that car the final quality, capability and thoroughness in construction. After you buy your car is a bad time to know the facts. Let us demonstrate the power and ability of the E.M. "30" and Flanders i '_ See Our Exhibit at the Fair and see there durability and long service at the lowest possible price. In the E. 1M. F. "30" we offer you a 30 h.p. Touring car, Demi-Tonneau or Roadster, complete and up-to-date in every respect at In the Flanders "20" we offer you a five-passenger Touring Car, Fully Equipped, for and a Fore-Door Roadster, Fully Equipped, at This little car holds more records for durability, speed and hill climbing .thai a any car has' ever held. Count the; cars bearing the sign Sold by The Western Auto Co." THE WESTERN AUTO CO. .We have an up-to-date repair and supplies Department HORRIBLE CRUELTY TO LITTLE CHILD HIS STEPMOTHER STARVED HIM ALMOST TO A LIVING SKELETON Stratford, Out.. Aug. living skeleton of a five-year-old boy lies at local Children's Aid Shelter and tho attending doctors say he will llvo. The discovery and rescue of the child by the society's agent, Kev. Hugh Fer- guson, reveals an almost unbelievable story of cruelty'by the stepmother of the child. The authorities have thus far suppressed the mimes of the wo- man and her husband, who reside in Blanshard township, not far from St. Mary's. In company with Chief Youngs, of tho Stone Town, -Mr. Ferguson on Sat- urday, drove out to the farm where tho child and took it to St. i Mary's. In the Police court witness- i es swore that the child's stepmother j had brutally abused him, nau fed him i morsels of food not sufficient -for a i bird, and had openly expressed the wish that "the brat was where hia mother was." Magistrate Lawrie committed the ghastly little skeleton to the Child- ren's Aid Society, and it has been brought to the Shelter. There is not a pick of flesh-on its body, and it 's being fed under medical supervision. The doctors nay. that ihere 16 no 01- ganic disease, .the child I as been starved almost to the point of death. The gained 'suffici- ent strength, to speak, and prays the nurse not to let him be taken back to his horned Proceedings" against the parents are expected.' Southern Alberta Exhibition SPECIHl NOTICE! j and 1'Yiday, Admittance to Grounds During These Days 25 Cents Evenings free. Grand Stand night. Same Trice During Day HARVEST ALMOST GENERAL NOW COLONEL KERNS TO BE REGISTRAR OF iHALTON I CHILD KILLED WHEN GLASS BREAKS, i Kcdvers, Sash., Aug. Ss.tur Toronto, 'Aug. is n udersioortj day, six mile's eayi.lvof Kedverfi, Edith liiat the provincial KovGHvjneai has i IIorris, nearly two years old, was 10 appoint Colonel 'Kerns, ex- playing on a bed 'with a glass sealer, -M.P.I1., of Burlington, as registrar of and both fell to the.floor. The glass Haltou county, in to the .broke, and uier.ced the jugular late David Robertson, of vein, death being almost inbUii died some time ago. eons. Afraid of Rats and Mice Keeps Gopher Snake as her Protects New York, Aug. [men and Farmers If like to 'introduce some high grade thorobred Ayrshire breed into your-stock you should see the Ayrshire Exhibit of the LakesWe Stock Farm at the, fair. These animials are for sale. The farm breeds for the market, and types of the quality sold; from the farm can be seen at the Exhiibit. This farm also has an exhibit of Pekm Ducks and Barred Rocks, all of which are pure bred and for sale. THE LAKESIDE STOCK FARM R. NESS PROPRIETOR DE WINTON, ALBERTA has groat fear of mice and rats, Mrs. Georgia Gardner, twenty-three years old, of No. 223 Riverside Drive, keeps a gopher- snake, eight feet long In her apartments. She is extremely fon-d of the siifilfe.. and pets it after the fashion that many other women do toy dogs and cats. The snake eiijoyi the freedom of the households and rather, will. "Oh, you wish to see Tootsum? I'll call she said to a reporter. She clapped her hands vigorously, like a school teacher warning the children to stay away from the flower beds. But no Tootsum hove in sight. "He will be in presently. We will wait for him, as I do 'not like to an- noy him on day of rest." Tho reporter drew his feet under him tailor fashion, and waited. Sure enough, in came Tootsum, doing a wriggle over the thickly carpeted floor. danced a figure eight, and coiled up cutely in a corner. Mrs. Gardner plck-ed him up affectionately and wrapped him around her neck.. Next she kissed him and then stroked his head. The snake seemed to eujov it. "Ever since I TVOS a little girl she f snakes have had a strange fascina- tioii for she "On the other hand, I always have been frightened uy eve." tbe smallest mouse. I know a snake will not allow a mouse or rat to live in the same house with it, and that; is the reason I alwas's have a YOUTH TURNS UP AT HIS FUNERAL TOLD HE'S DEAD IT IS STATED IN.: ABOUT TWO- THIRDS OF THE "DISTRICTS OF THE'WEST Vvimiipcg, Aug. has started in two-thirds of the districts heard from by the Telegram last night and it will lie general by the end of the- week, by which tin.-e an immense acreage should be in the sheaf. '_ Given fine weather from now on and Western Canada -will gather the grandest crop in point of quality ever taken of! the" fertile western prairies! nVanVieu7'MUslie ami decidedly above: the average in quantity. Ail imports sent in speak of well snake around. This is the have lad. They are-hard to fllled alld a for if they gst out the'1 neighbors be- come frightened and kill them. Gardner had a sterling silver bowl filled witu water for Tootsum's use. He also has a !pair of soft blank- ets to sleep under on 'damp "or cold nights. Mrs. Gardner came'from San Fran- cisco. She said she was separated -her husband, a wealthy fruit grower, who is (W years old. She has a yacht at her disposal in the Hudson River, she said, and spends most o her time yachting and motoring Tootsum is always her companion 01 these trips, for she carries him In iilk handbag wherever she goes. Mrs. -M. McDougall, or Los Angeles Is living with Mrs. Gardner, and hot! go abroad in the fall, taking Too sum with them; One might hardly believe it, -bu Mrs! Gardner says she is Irish, air still loves snakes. Glory be! ally fine quality. Little -damage is reported since the last review published. Hessian fly has SHEEP HUSBANDRY IN .CANADA) ularize the consumption of mu-iton and lamb. Other sections -deal wltl weed destruction by.sheep, diseases iwnol, housing, enemies, hreeds am breeding, feeds and feeding, and oth important matters. Under in the Differ eni some startling new facts, concerning the -profits made from sheep, are brought out. II shown that, a flock of aboxit 150 ewes worth each, after housing, feeding and care were charged against them gave in 1011 a profit of more than This occurred on a .Manitoba wheat farm. A special feature of this bulletin i6 iKs Inany hemitifu] (lustrations- in sepia tints, many of which are. worth framing. 'A large issue has been printed to be supplied free to those who apply for it to the Publication Branch, Depart- ment of Agriculture, Ottawa. Coincident with a number of other active agencies designed to revive the sheep raising 'industry in Canada, there has -been issued by the Live Stock branch of the Department of Agriculture, a now edition of that liaustive and practical treatise "Sheep Husbandry in which receiv- ed such a warm reception some four years ago. This work, of 126 pages, wJiich constitutes a report as well as L helpful bulletin of instruction, cov- ers the history and condition of the sheep industry in every province, pointing out the weak points, and of- 'eriug useful information for the guidance of older shepherds, as well those who are just beginning, or desire to -bepn, raising mutton and vool. In this work, the author, who s a trained sheep man, brings out learly the groat, advantages of keep- ng sheep from the dual standpoint of direct profit in cash returns, and the even more important indirect one of leaner farms and better crops. Then here-is u. special -section, the Hock'to the designed'to pop'; Constipation- is in within tlic camp. It will undermine the strongest constitution and ruin the most vigorous health. It leads to indigestion, biliousness, impure blood, had complexion, sick headaches, and is one most frequent causes of appendicitis. To neglect it is suicide. Or. Morse's Indian Root Pills positively cure Constipation. They are entirely vegetable in composition and do not weaken or gripe. Prcterve your health by taking Dr. Morse's Root Pills DOCTOR DEAD IN HIS OFFICE Winnipeg. Aug. William was found dead today in his office in the Somerset block. He had apparently been dead four or five days, as the body wag in an advanced state of decomposition. Or. Smith came to Winnipeg three or four months ago from the United States. INCREASE STRENGTH OF JAP ARMY IN COREA Toldo, Aug. Jnjmnese mili- tary authorities have decided to In- crease the strength of the Japanese rmy in Corea by two divisions. Tho scheme will go into effect next year and IB to be completed by :ni9. The 'ncrcased rosl. (s estimated at. appro- ximately been responsible for an estimated 2 per cent. loss'in a few districts and hail has done slight damage iii a fc-w more. But these misfortunes are lost in the splendid crop 'prospect a: whole. Fall wheat .cutting is finished in iouthcrn Albcna and threshing com- menced... On the whole, Albcna Ms had more favorable ripening than Saskatchewan and'Manitoba, but the abundant; moisture has filled th heads and been really a blessing i disguise. There is urgent need for men every- where, which will soon become more pressing, Paris, Aug. ol a man at the moment-when what was supposed 10 be his body WAS being placed in the coffin, Jed to a dramatic scene at Courbevbie, a Paris suburb. On Friday night a young man threw hiinselC Into the Seine from the Pont de Neuiliy. yesterday morning corpse was recovered, and identified by a boy namelt Arrias as-his nineteen year-old brother Hubert, who had.dis- appeared .from home after a quarrel. The corpse, having also'been.'identifi- ed by the mother, the authorities gave permission for the remains to be tak- en to Mine. Arrias' house for the fun- eral. The death certificate made out and signed, and at noon friends 'and relatives assembled for the' funeral, lime. Arrias had promised her son, a new svitt of clothes for the national fete, and, with touching affection, in- sisted on the body being dressed in the new garman'ts. The undertakers were fastening down the coffin, when-shrieks were heard front the staircase, -and a.wo- Thn. corpse has Amid screams, 'a .rush -for the GRAIN RATES ON GREAT LAKES Fort William, 'Aug. 20. That the rates down the lakes for grain this season will not be in any way abnor- mal is the' statement of the leading grain, shippers .here. .The fact that cents is beiiig asked, for October shipments is by no means extraordin- ary. There is no doubt but that the rate will go to 3 cents, and in Novem- ber will probabiy, as iu other years, reach 4. In December 6 or 7 cents IK usually paid. BORDEN SAILS -NEXT WEEK London, Aug. Rigbt ,Hon. R. U Bonlon, the Canadian Premier, will leave England for Canada on August 30. come to life! the mourners made street. In the midst of the din, Hubert Ar- rias walked upstairs, and explained that he'had'-decided to live, in the future, but remembering bis mother's -promised present had come for his clothes. He was most indig- nant to find that a corpse was dress- ed in them. The yomig man. was still a corpse in the eyes of the law. At tile mayoralty j where he called to announce his re- turn to life, he informed polite- ly that he was dead. He has now re- tired in'to the country, pending call to life by the Seine Tribunal. FRECKLES Don't Hide them with a Remove them with the new Drug An eminent shin specialist re- cently discovered a new -drug, otliine-double utrength, which'is. so uniformly successful hi re- moving1 freckle's and giving a clear beautiful complexion that it Is sold by J. D. Higinbqtbain Co., Ltd., under absolute guarantee to refund the money if it fails. Don't hide your freckles un- der a veil; get ounce of othine and reiiiove them.> the first-night's use will show.-a 'wonderful improvement of the lighter freckles vanishing entirely. It Is absolutely harin- less, and'cannot injure the most tender skin. Be sure to ask for the.double-, strength othine; it te is gold on the money back guar- antee. J..D- Higinbotham Co., Ltd. BANK CLERK'S LOSSES HEAVY MAYOR BORROWS A "CHAW With Laborer's Tobacco in Hii Mauth He Drives Away New York, Aug. '.Mayor Gay- nor was walking down the steps of the City Hall, about to enter hie auto- mobile, he noticed a laborer, who was in the act of taking a "chaw" of to- bacco from a payer package. Tho Mayor addessed "Let's have some of that .tobacco, will he asked. The workingman was surprised and pleased. "But, your he said, "you don't chew tobacco." Don't I? Just watch replied the Mayor, taking a liberal quid from the package, and putting it into his mouth. The Mayor disappeared into after thanking' the and was whisked away before the man could fully recover from his sur-, prise. j WILL STRIKE ABOUT FIFTY THOUSAND TRACK GETS BLAME Toronto, ,Aug. combined defalcations of Arthur Richmond jand Poland Harris, two young'Toronto tank "clerks now under arrest for-env jezzlemen't wUI, it is estimated, ap- proximate Most'of the Bion- y went to the bookmakers at' vari- IUB race tracks, the greater part be- ing lost on races at Diifferfn Park aud -Woodbine. "Harris was taken into custody to- riay charged with stealing from Bank( Richrnondr who attempted suicide before being arrested Monday, is still too ill to. appear in court. The two ycung men were not acquainted with each other. 4 AWARD POST OFFICE CONTRACT IN A MONTH Winnipeg, Aug. final date for tha receipt'...of. sealed tenders for the new poit office at Lethbridge im pamed, and all tenders so far received in Winnipeg have teen for- warded, to Ottawa. The ten- ders, BB lar as Winnipeg is con- cerned, were fairly numerous, and the plans, which ,were: oa view in the Department of lie-Works, in the post, office 'building, were much in de- mand. It is not thought that the announcement.of the. sue-.- cessful tenderer -win be made known for at least a month, -f TjjE CLUB CAFE An Up-to-Date Eating House NOW OPEN Best Service at Popular Prices. Strictly White Cooks. We Deliver the Goods. 2nd Door West of P. O. Opposite the Fire Hal1 ;