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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 16, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday. Bcctcnibcr 16,1012. TIfBXET�BRIBGB 1>ATTT HERALD A Good Thing will Not Last Long Doiniiiioii .Square is selling very rapidly. You will be sorry wlieii spring comes that you were not one oi' the early investors in this property. Every lot a building proposition, high, dry, and Jevel. Use a little fore-sight and buy nov/. Call at our oflice ,or phone 1235. Mitford & Co., Owners Opposite Herald Thirteenth Street North Lots ou this busy street close lo business centre and will be In tlie centre in two yoiirs. I�rice8*$450 to .$5(M) each ^ Don't say you could have bought them at this price, but get right in now and do it. Terms spread over a year. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE 636 NORTH LETHBRIDQE Without Money and Without Price Section 29. To^vnship 2] Range 23, five miles east of Wool-ford, in the world-famed Winter Wheat district, of Alberta-200 acres broke, three miles of fence. You can have this section of land for one-lialf of Seven Crops, it you are Uic right man, and have got the otuflt to do with. No interest, no price on the land. Just a straight one-half of seven crops. Who's it? O. T. LATHROP farm Lands Ufferd Block Parma Leana Fire Insurance Money to Loan CHEAP HOMES 5 room, 2 storey house, on 1 1-2 lota, near Gnibrailb School- $1600-terms, $75.00 cash, $25.00 monthlys Five roomed, fully modern cottago, on one lot, ball block txom car lino, $2300.00. $260 cash, balance in five years. The C. B. Bowman Agency aCADIA eLOCK. FOR SALE Far.ui oi' 1920 acres near Cranbrook, B.C. six liijlcs from Bailway station; 300 acres natural hay meadow, balance can be irrigated and converted into hrst class agricultural and fruit land. . , v, An ideal location (or a stoclc farm on the line of the new government automobile highway, now under constriJction. For price and te,rms write , . The Lund Land and Development Company, Limited WARONER BRITISH COLUMBIA 448 ACRES of MEADOW LAND in telTlSH COLUMBIA will give large Immediate i'eturns (or purchaser. l-lundreds of tons of bay can be cjit yearly without outland, needs only machinery to handle. Hay brings from ?21.00 to $2t>.00 pfir ton on ciirs, .Located on Canadian Pacific railway. Station rfliout 300 yards'. Climate clear and mild. -No cold weather. Right .party or parties can make a fortune out of this in ;i few years. This is a snap. See it at oucp, " HARRY E. DOUGLAS p. O. Box 157. Lethbridge, Alta. Room 4, Hill Block CAUGHT IN BURNING CAR Niagara IS^Uh, N. Y., Dec. 14.-H. A. Grovor and H. Thornton, Syracuse, employed by the Nev/ Yorli Central, wore Incarcoratud In a caboose that caught Are in a wreck In the yards here at live o'clock thi.s morning. A Rochester freight entered the yards by an ppen switch and teles- coped 11 waiting traiui setting the ca^ hoose on fire. WHEAW REID America's Ambassador Succumbs ,to Illness Superinduced by Asthma BY VOUNQ AND INEXPERIENCED MEDICAL MEN, DECLARES PORTLAND DOCTOR HE WAS FINED $200.00 l^ortage la Prairie, Man.,' Dec. 14.- Robert Knill was today fln(>d two hundred dollars on charge of obiain-Ing money under false pretiences with intent to defraud. SALE STABLE ( H. GALVIN, MANAGER � CORNER TrIIRD STREET and FOURTH AVi:., PHONE'Ha� 8lot'k Bought, 8olil aiiA Exchanged. Best of care taken of stock loft In our charge for sale; largo coiral In connection with stable. Farmers - paironuga Bollcltod. Prices reasQuabl^ and termS'strictly caai. Give us u trial. London, .Dec. i,").-Wliilp'aw Ucid, the AnicciCiiii ambassador lo Oreat Hrltain since I'JO.'i, died at his London residence, Dorchester House, shortly after noon today. The end was quiet and peacetul. Mrs. Ucld and their daughter, Mrs. John Hubert Ward, were at the bedside. The ambassador had t;cen unconscious .since nine o'clock in the morning aild at intervals duiing the previous twcnly-tour liours he had been slightly delirious as a result ot the drugs administered to induce sleep. sir Tho^nas 13arlow, physician to the King, wlio was called in last week when Mr. acid's illness became acute, and ids regular physician, l3r Wm. n. While, issued the following bulletin as to the cause of death: , "A. fortnight ago the ambassador had a slight bronchial attack similar to others from which he had sulTei-ed at considerable intervals. On Wednesday last asthma supervened and the asthmatic paroxysms became very severe leading to extreme exhaustion. "It was hoped that he might rally as no pneumonic symptoms had appeared. "With difliculty the paroxysms of asthma were got under control but .Sunday morning the exhaustion became extreme and he died fron� pulmonary odcma at 12.10 p.m." King Notilied The ifon. .lohn. Hubert Ward, who with his wife, had been at Dorchester House continually since the ambassador's condition became serious, notified thefctafl of the^emibtissy when the Patient began to sink and when death occurred he sent word to the King and Queen at Buckinbham Palace, the Queen-mother, Alexandra, at Sandriughara and the officials of the court. Almost immediately . the King sent his equerry,.Sir Harry l.egge, to express the condolences of himselt and the ()uecn. During the afternoon messages conveying the warnest sympathy were received from the Queen Mother, Alexandra, and the other members of the royal, family, the court officials as members ol the government and the various embassies and legations, while many who heard the news of the ambassador's death or who had seen the flags, at half mast on Dorchester House, called at the embassy. MAD ACTOTF ONTARIO FARMER THOUGHT HE HAD LOST YOUNG WIFE'S LOVE AND SHOT HER Vancouver, B.C., Dec, irj-Dcclar-Ing that one of the darkest, blots on the pages of surgery Ik tiin way needless, wanton, and niuUlatlng operations are performed In the name of that science by Inexptiienccd medical men, Dr. Kenneth A. .1. .\lacK0n7.le, a woU-ktiown surgeon, of Portland, Ore., made a strong plea tor the uplift of the profession In hia pres-sldentlal address at the first annual convention of the North Pacific Surgical association, which closed on Sau urday. He is strongly opposed to young graduates being turned loose to carve their fellow men without first obtaining hospital experience and further post-graduate training under a skilled operator. His obaerviitions were wannly applauded by the. thirty or forty members ' in Attendance, representing the lending surgeons of Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. Mr. MacKenzle said: "One of the cardinal objects/of this and kindred societies should bo that professional men, contomplatlng the practice of surgery ehonUl have practical experience, training and service before embarking upon the practice of surgery. 80 limited are opportunities In medical schools for students to receive dll'ect instructions lu the practice of surgery because of obvious difficulties, that the average graduate poBsesses rarely' enough knowledge to proceed with the performance of the simplest surgical operations. Notwithstanding these defects, the dominant idea of the avierage graduate Is to do surgical 'work, ^and many are the unknown crimes that have been committed in its name. . "No one will deny the ambitious young practitioner the right to practice surgery, but' society has also rights and must protect Itself, it is held by those who have given careful thought to the subject that no graduate of medicine should practice sur gery without having served for at least one year, and having assisted a surgeon in active practice for another year, with added post-graduate ex-l)erience. This degree, at least, ot experience would appear to be absol-oitely necessary, otherwise surgery will ho done by the Inexperienced in a wanton and reckless way. "One of the darkest .blots on the pases of surgery is the: needless, wan. ton and mutilating operaUons that are performed in the namft of surgery. It must become the duty of this society to make its strongest remon-gtration against this crying evil. One of the objects of this society's existence is declared to be the uplift of the medical profession." SWEET A ALLEY Belleville, Ont, Dec. 15.-B. D. Will man, a Rawdon township farmer, aged. 38, committed suicide on Saturday af-tei-noon, after attempting to murder his 15-year-old bride of a year. The latter is so badly wounded that the doctors say she cannot recover. Willman had been acting strangely and harbored a delusion that his wife's relatives wore hostile to him. This is 8upi>osed to have prompted the crime. On Saturday lie borrowed a neighbor's shotgun, saying he wished to shoot some we^els. .4bout 4.30 o'clock Willman entered the bedroom where his wife was lying 111, and without warning, fired point blank at her, inflicting terrible Injuries. Apparently thinking he had killed her, Willman went upstairs, re-loaded the gun, tied a string to the trigger and discharged the^ gun with his foot. He died instantly. Mrs. WUlman's mother, who was at the bam, heard the shootlng^;^and rushed to-the house and summoned iielp. Coroner Algers, of Stirling, was notified, and to him -Mrs. WiUman, al though mortally wounded was able to tell the story of her husband's deed. An inquest will be held. Willman was well known, having lived in Riiwdon township all his lite. TO STUDY FARM CONDITIONS Rdmonton, Alta., Doc. 13,-Dr. Se men Domydchuk, professor of phlloso. phy, representing the Educational So cloty of Lemberg, Gnllchi, has oome to Edmonton to obtain first- hand in formation and study agricultural conditions In central Alberta, with the ih-tentlon of assisting his countrymen in their native land. He says the Ukrainians have bocome tired of-conditions under which they have to live at home, and are beginning to feel that to. have opportunity for development they must seek them in other lands. There arc 250,000 Galaclans In the Dominion of Canada, and about 5,000 in and near Edmonton. They are doing well. Profcsscr Deniydehuk will also vl^t points iu th* :Uuited States. Sweet Valley, Dec. 14.-Mrs. J. Hooker left for her old home in Eng land this week to spend the winter. , Harry Link made a business trip to, Granum this week.'' air. and Jlrs. Harry Riskett have gone to Minnesota to spend'the holidays with relatives and friends, Cl.vde Holden also accompanied them a-s far as St. Paul on his way to Iowa for an extended visit. *lrs. Rounds has been sick for the past A'eek or more with a severe oold and throat trouble. Rev. Ham from Carmaiigey was call-lug,' in this vicinity on Tuesday relative to the location of u cemetery which is much needed. The Ladies' Aid met with Mrs. Oalli-gher on Wednesday. A large turnout was present as there was an all day meeting, and sufficient business to see to, as arranging for the Christmas tree to be held on Christmas eve. The next meeting will be the 9th of January, with Mrs. C. Jones. Will Shirley and father made a trip to Lethbridge this week, also bringing hack loads for the store, Mr. Shirley has a nice display ot Xmas goods, somnthlng for the older folks as well as the young and also a nice line of c:\ndy, nuts and fruits. Jay Rickett held a rallllng match at the store on l^iesdny, selling twelve, nice turkeys to tho winners. Jerry Rlckctt took tlio liouoi-8 as marksman as Jio carried off throe ot tho lively felldws. Some one made themselves light fingered iind took one without paying for It, elibor by shooting or shaking dice. Mrs, J. Urodie died In Carmimgay the 3rd of December, leaving an infant daughter bnaldos a husband and a girl past two yours old. The remains were brought to Sweet Valley school house whore the ceremony was conducted by our minister, Mr. Dorrian, In a most upiuoprlato manner and from there tho romalus were taken to tho homo.stead for burial, beside tboir little SOD, who died a little over four months previous. A large concourse Of nolg'hbors attended and some 25 ligs made up the pi-ocesslon. Much sympathy Is folt throughout the nolgl'i-borhood'tor .Mr. Brodio In his aad he-roavomout. ^ Mr. Patricks have moved Into their now bungalow, which Is nicely arranged and roomy. Sovornl have gone 10 Ctirmaiigay to attend Fei'tlg's horse sale on Saturday, Build better roads than the ^Romans CANADA is alive to the vital importance of good roads. Eyeiy land-owner knows that they contain ihe secret of greater prosperity; that they mean more- farms, more profitable crops and rporie valuable land. Every mercbant knows tbat th^y alone can swelt' and his prpfits by giving him more customers and making it ieaaier for those custom' er� to get to his store" But just what do we mean by "good roads ?" People in Louisiana arc glad to get a strip of sand across their marshes - and they call it a "good" road; People in Arkansas ride horseback through their barren vhills-and they call their winding, rocky paths "good roads;" But people in prosperous, fertile Canada do not have to be content with such make-shifts. |They are going about the work of providing proper highways as they have gone about everything else-carefully, systematically, intelligently. Their definition of a good road is the "best" road-and that definition means a Concrete road 'II m A BROAD atatement? Yes - but it is aupported by incontrovertable facts; by the experience of more thari twenty years and by the most exhaustive tests and investigation. It is admitted to be the fact by the foremost road authorities on the continent, k is guiding the road-building policy of great commonwealths. The Romans-history's greatest road-builders- used a crude (otm o( natural concrete to build the highways that have given service for two thousand yeais. Until this present century, no Ihter nation was able to equal th� Romana aa road-builderi. Now, we can build belter loada than the Romant, for let* money than our fathers paid (or roads that would not lait (or half the lifetime of those who built them. TWIODERN concrete, made with cemfenl produced by modern scientific meth' ods, is more enduring in every cubic yard than the beat the Romnns over mode. Modern road-making machines enable a dozen men'to lay more- and better-road in a day than a hundred Roman  slaves could put down in a week. In a fewyenra tKcee modem concrete roadB will have .paid for themselvea - and will still be there, practically as good as new, to pay their builders and succeeding generations, annual profits. Concrete has been proven to be the beat material (or any sort o^ highway. It has carried the heavy,-congested traffic in the heart of great cities; it is cheap enough to be within reach of the smallest town; it can be laid by the ordinary road-gang of the most isolated farming district. The materials are dote at hand; tho work provides employment for home labor; practically all the money spent (or concrete roads remains at home. \/''0U owe it to yourself-as a merchcint, a professional man, or a farmer-cind to your community-as a citizen-to use your influence'on behalf of this modem "best road." We have made it easy for yoti to do so by collecting all the information necessary to thoroughly post you on the subject-and putting it into convenient form. ' ' This information will be sent lo you, without cost or obligation, upon request.^ Simply ask for "Good Roads Literature," . " j Address, Good Roads Department, Canada Cement Company, MONTREAL Limited Any town or county contemplating rond improvement may receive valuable assistance by notifying out road department of its plans. EVENT OF WAR BANK OF FRANCE IS PRINTING  BIG BUNCH OF FIVE-FRANC NOTES Pari.s, Dec. bl.--Large quantities ol five franc hank notes for 'use in a pos.9ihle war emergency arc now he-ing |)rinled by the Bank of France. Should the eventuality arise, the only thing necessary will he lo number them, and issue them at once to the puhlic. Tho prevailing opinion among financiers in France is that a, grncr-al war is unlikely And that the disposition made hy the Hank of Fr.ince is merely precautionary. The uncertainties ot the international situation have had tho en'oct of delaying the start of new enterprises and greatly limiting, the volume of or.iin-ary business. TAROKATSU TO FORM E Toklo, Dec. 14.-Prince Tiiro Katsu will. It is confidently believed, undertake the formation oC a new .lapan-eao cabinet to talie tlio place of Saou-jis ministry, which recei\tly resigned. An olllclal announcement oB the names of tho ministers Is expocled lo be made on Monday or Tuesday next. 1412 W A). 15o\ 531 J. Harris a.nd Co. REAL i:STA'l 1: and INSURANCE Stt^ai�ishi|) A};cnts C. r. li. Labor Aj;;eiits aiul (jiciicM'al liinploy-inenl Ajjcncy Room 3, Begin Blk. LETlIliRIDGE GIVING TO RELIEF 0 SCOTT EXPEDITION Christ Church, .N'ow Zealand, Dec. 14.-The. Antiirctic sloamor Terra Xova sailed from horo today to the rollut of Captain Robert F. Scott's .\ntarctlc lOxpodltlon. The Terra Nova will pruceed to McMurdo Sound and It Is oxpoctod she will arrive at Captain Scott's haso at Capo Evans tho middle of .Innuary. THE FLESHERTON MURDER Flesherton, Ont., Dec. l-i.-"He's a d--- liar," was the reply of Henry Love, hold on a charge of killing his wife, when told hy lUHpector Uonry Roburn that Arnold JJovo said the prisoner told him his mother had ;;one to the liunw of Itev. Dr. .McLaren early on Tuesday morning. Tho ]jTlsonoi' seomod anxious to talk about tho case hut, was not eucouvuged to do so. Although Love had ro(|uosted thathe be allownd to attend Uio funeral tomorrow and It. bad been agreod to allow lilm to remain In hit; house in the meantime niidor guard, tho crown attorney al'Owou Hound ban ordered his iminedlult' rEmcival tu tli'i county inil. L.ovo'k iin-iipt hmi|u-I.';i.'(1 most of tlii^ '. IllagiM's wbo, knowiii;v ai\d respecting biiii, have readily accepted bis voralcni of the affair. Li;m!. after bis arrcsr. ate a hoarly fciiprKM'. at wlilcli lio salil lo .'i coustnlilc: ".Mr. Coolf, If tbiTo is anynno over went to heavun, won't uiy wii^o uo tliero'.'" RAILWAY MAY TAP : DRAGON LAKE COUNTRY IS CURRENT REf�ORT Fort George, Dec. 11.--Recent advlc ea from down along tho line ot ^he.^o. cation of the Pacific G-reat tJastern Railway, now laying out its line bf^ tweon here and VaucouveI^^, atato thati , the company's engineers ^have-made* ai trip through the Dragon � lake country with the view of locating the Upo in that section.  . , During tho past week, Ij. CGunn, who formerly ran Uuch for the Grand. ; field for the P.'G. E., arrived at Ques-nel from the lower coiml.ry, coming ^ from tho 1.50-.MIle-l-louse through tho lloresfly, and down the valley of ctho Qiiesnel river. From this It is .takeu that it is tho intention ot tho road, IN, possible, to tap the Dragon lake section ot the Cariboo, where," it is said, ihey would strike exceptionally rich country with large resources iu mining, farming and timber. Tho locat.lou and survey parties are sdll actively engaged, with LlUooet as a base, and no time is b(?lng lost in jiavlng the way tor tlio construction gangs which are already assembling. Sole Selliog ..One �lne situated lot on 9th Street South (near Third Ave. South) and T\v�> Veai's The Dowsley - Mulhern Laud Co. I <;5hcrl(5t'k BKls-. 7tli ^St. ;