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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TITE LETinmiDGE DAILY HER Ah aSSCJEHisjE Vicfpr.Victrola fvlnhoguuy of oak. Will there be a Vjctrola in your You can search the whole world over and not find another gift thatwill bring so much pleasure to every member of the family. Any "His Master's .Voice dealer in any town or'city in Canada will gladly play, any music you wish to hear. BERLINER GMM-G-PHONE GO., LIMITED, MONTREAL; full and Complete Stock of Victor-Victrolas In the City together with 3000 records Visit our Victor Department today and hear your favorite songs by the world's best artists Robert- son's Book Store for Victrolas and Records We will open our New Store at 404 Fifth' St bouth, m the Bryan Block, on the main floor with strictly modern, sound proof demonstration parlors. SEATTLE WOMAN CLAIM TO HALF'LATE, MRS. FREDERICK'S ESTATE Mason Risch, Ltd. is on Easy Payments Dominion Block Farrrers :re Going in for Mixed Farming on an Exten- sive Scale Grassy Lake. Dec. Ua- ?.Gtte says: The most honernl yiyn of a ntMv era of. prosperity for the farm- er of Southern particu- larly tUis nan of tile found in the great demand for good stock Mild never before in the history o? the country have the farmers been able to jiuy such prices for cattle, horses, pigs and poultry. The annual grain blockade and the disappointingly low price of grain this fail are having a soocl effect and next year will see mixed farniing very generally engag- ed in. Tile farmer confines his attention to grain growing will scon an exception in this district just as tile stock raiser has been hereto- fore. It is a good sign, anil means prosperity for the district. This extraordinary demand for stock nover more apparent than on Tuesday, when a sale that broke all records for prices (lib season was held In- Auctioneer James L. Lareen of Grassy Lake, at the Maple Leal Farm, three miles south of liurdett. Horses sold up to 5730.00 a team; cows from 110.00 to 3188.00 apiece; one two-year-old cow sold for 5303.00; one two-year-old heifer for Pigs solil from ?n5.00 to apiece, and turkeys 55.00 apiece. Some pric- es! The Department of Agriculture of the province is doing everything pos- sible to encourage mixed farming, and this 'week onu hundred and five lead of pure-bred and grade Short- lorn and Holstcin cattle, raised ill Ontario, liave been purchased by Hon. Jancan Marshall, minister of agricul- jlure for Alberta, in an effort to Im- prove the dairy industry of the prov- ince, There are twenty-six head of milking shorthorn cows and a bull in the first shipment. Host of the cows 'arc widely known in the cast on account of their milking records. Mast of the -animals will bo sent to the provincial demonstration farms, r. Marshall also bought a car of shuep and swiue, which will be dls- tribuled among breeders iu Alberta. The department is leaving nothing un- done to encourage the live stock in- dustry in ihe mixed farming districts of the province. MORLEY DONALDSON HOPES TO REACH CALGARY EARLY IN THE SPRING TO BUILD SHRINERS' TEMPLE Winnipeg-, Doc. Tern- pie Nobles of the Mystic Shrine de- cided last night to erect a temple for tile shrine in Winnipeg. Calgary is Ihe only city in Canada, Iu which the shrine has its own home. Arthur Chapman was re-elected illustrious po- tentate, and ail oilier officers were rc-clectd. Calgary, Dec. loiter from Morlcy Donaldson, general superin- endent of the O. T. P., in tlie 'west, o tho effect (hat ho hoped to have he road In Calgary early in the spring, was read at the monthly meet. Ing of the Board of Trade, iield on Thursday afternoon. The members of tho Board expressed their approv- al. The track has been constructed on j the O. T. P. Tofield-Calgary branch to I about Mile 1G5, said Mr. Donaldson, i In his letter. The delay last fall in the construction of the line was due to the building of the bridge at Irrl cana, which is now completed. "The rail supply will determine t .1 large extent what progress we vrii ae able to make in tho Mr Donaldson continued. "We arc trying to get .a sufficient supply lo have the track laid to the How river when the construction of tiie bridge across that river will be commenced. "I hope we will be in Calgary by early next the letter says in conclusion. TWO YOUNG BELGIAN SETTLERS REGINA WOO IN PHOTOGRAPH" WAY Now York, Doc. anil ieorges Pootmaii, tWD-'yoiing Belgian farmers, settled in tho Canadian north west four years ago, purchasing two farms, near lleglna, Sask. Tho brothers are twins. When the farms -were bought, tho ciucstlon arose which farm should Gaston have To settle it, Gaston took two straws and asked his brother 16 draw one. Georges drew the short one, and Gas- ton had his choice. Both farms liavu yielded goal rot urns. The farmers have a sister iu Antwerp. This sister liad two dear friends, Georgette and Leah "Porwagnc, dunning twins, Pootmtin showed the girls a photo THE ME3? OF THE HOUR IN ATJSTEIA On the left Field Marshal Schemua, whose military ardor It Is sur- a Sfbackvbl' th-e Emperor. He was about I aaf' -rmt Vpn succeeding him to his position. The latter's picture is shown on the right. Iu an experimental plant Hamburg wjll try to obtain power from the ebb and (low of tho North Sea tides. woo Georgette and leave.Leah trarn 01 the fanners, ami then sent to his brother the fiirmers a pho.ograph of the girls. On' their arrival in Antwerp ihe The four twins corresponded, and Hum the gh-ls dared the brothers to them In Antwerp. Two mouths ago the brothers put men were frank, and explained how they drew straws before leaving their farms near Rogiua. The girls made no objection, and four weeks ago two ia i in' uujeciion, ami tour weeks ago two their ailairs in Saskatchewan in or-1 marriages were celebrated in Antwerp uer and started for Antwerp. Castbn They are Happy lad preserved straws that had When the Red Siar Vaterland cided the o-wncrship of the farms, and i ,-eariieil port, yesurday from Antwerp hese he placed Iwtoc his brother as- Mr. and Mrs. Gaston Pootman and Mr' Bin. It was mil necessary cell Mrs. GeorgBs footman were' am- .cprges the He drew Ihe the passengers. The former SIlss- horter one apacii. 'Oaston said ho'CB Ter.vagne were radiantly happy. Their unusual romance had, inter- ested every one who heard of it, and when all the twins were asked If they were satisfied with the decision tho straws had adopted for them, they chorused: "We certainly Then Gaston drew' from his pocket a sliver case which, ho said, contained tho. straws. After a day or two in j New York, they will start lor tho farms. Pennsylvania produces nearly one- third of the sand used in tho manu- facture of class in the United States. Seattle, Dec 17, Mil. Amelia Frederick Cluttenden, a ot this city, came forward today is-'a flaimant for tho half interest in.tiw estate o! (XUvta j Frederick, au eccentric recluse, wto' was found cicad recently in TffoV York, the only other occupaati o! tho rooms being a dozen itsryed. cats, pets of the dead womuil Tho aged woman, who cheaH lodgings above a barber patently had been suffocated bfi'tho over-turning Of a stove on which was cooking liei tur- key. 4 Barber-Claims Bnder'Will After.her. death the barber, Antonym Oreickerito, came forward with a will bequeathing JT.IBS Frederick's esteic, consisting Of valuable New York real to him, but, Mrs, Olnttemlcn asserts that Miss Frederick, who-was her had no right to dispose of the property t' Mrs. Chittenclen claims the estate- for herself and her brother; Alfon'se Frederick of-Los Angeles, on ttic ground that the propertj was left bv their parents with the elder sister in trust for- the thiee children. Mis. Chittendeh. left today for New_toik to coufer-ivith attorneys there The latest Information received hero concerning the case was the barber had been held the trict attorney in New York pending an investigation of the death of Mits Frederick. Mrs Ciutlenden is 7J years old and her sister was 71. Eccentric Character Miss Octavia Frederick was an ec- centric for many )eais From the property left by her parents, which at one time had been a great for- tune, but which "diminished through unfortunate investments, she; derived an income of several hundred dollars a mouth, and. for 23 jcais she sub- sisted upon a pittance in a condition of almost abject poverty. Many ef forts were macle by her brother 'and sister to reclaim the woman1 (rohi icr strange habits, but without suc- cess. Meanwhile the income derived from the Frederick estate the eccentric woman invested in real estate '.with' good judgment, and the which at the time of her parents' death had greatly diminished, ha' grown again to a value estimated at more than a million. Four German cities having proved the worth of overhead monorail rail- roads, Hamburg now is 'building a' line. Ilf PHPF3 Ik is ILi FOR THE CHRISTMAS-TIDE Toys of .ill ki.nds foi- thn LHilo Wo men- just a Jew of them hero: Autos, each, to Horns, eacli. .5c to Dalls; each.. .10c ,Toy Block-. to Toy Fiirniutre. l.n Dishes, per set. .15c to Rocking Horses, each. to Xmas Stockings 10c to Mechanical 'Toys a I; all prices. Drug Dept. ''5' Razora> Sots, Pipes, etc., SOME SPECIAL GIFTS FOR LADIES Se'S' Hair A FEW SUITABLE LINES FOR THE YOUNGER PEOPLE Manicure Sets, Brush and Comb Sets, Specl.-.l Xmas perfumes, Cut Glass Perfume Atomizers, etc., at prices from 35c to THE QUALITY IS THE BEET, THE ASSORTMENT IS LARGE, THE PRICES RiGHT s ad S'10W "Km to show "nes in Paper Calendars and Xmas line is noted for- its daintiness and originality. e have a. splendid as- sortment of Books of all kinds. Stationery Dept. Yon will find some very appropriate and accept- able gifts in this depart- ment. Christmas Cards show- in ff views of the citv. Next to Dallas Hotel PHONE 1487 ;