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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 24, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta VOLUME VII. LETHBKIDCiE, ALBERTA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24. 1913 NUMBER 12 Five of the Schools Enjoyed Theii Christinas Festivities Last Night PLEASING PROGRAMS Knox, Si. Cyprians, First Bap- tist, Christian and Salvation Army Celebrate LAURIKK AMONG THE, DEUATKKS .lolly old riaiut Nicholas arrirej on tcV.eduIe lime at Koox c.iiiPoii I apt ulgfct, although tie had to forsake Us rlelgh. and ruindcer for an autonwbtlu when ho reached tho southern patt at the proTince. Tlio Christmas festival a merry 6neT and occupied the en- tire -evening. 'At- 030, the Sappy ot youngsters in Uie Similar Eohool room to partake of the rhoer provided lor their apwlal bene- fit the Aid of the church. It wu tie occacdon of tholr annual aod a record number of echoiars sat down to the simiptuoua repast which TTM eatlndy demolished ml Jot the fay and JOYOUS laughter brought forth In anrtioipeJIon or "what to come. "the miBtcal leli nolh- log to be desired ty the youthful xudU ence whJoli had adjourned to the audi- torium. Every number thorough- ly enjoyed by the 350 or cilWren. >ho law to it that tach received their of applause. After Buperfn- leDdftnt, Mr. J; baa tended to teacher's and the .excellent musical coasidtlng or the folloiv- numbers -was Selection by .the _ piruip solo baritone solo by iMr Weaver; piano solo by Mrai Vio'J.n aqlb by Mr. Layton; vocal tfto by Sites C. Si mm, anil a by, Sire. Lajtoc.- PrcMntatipn of Prliw Rev. JL O. Cetneroa' presented two Bibles to the 'tfinners of tho member- ship contest. May- Richardson lockyv girl, and .Archie Cam the boy who secured -tho. largest number of n BIT scholars "who were not already, mwnbers "oE some other Sun- (Uy eclxjoV suid" their hirfl wor Tjereeverwrce.Tvaa diUy rewarde felt 'iray. 11 Surprlte tor the Secretary .A 'great surprise was lit store for Oliver, secretory of the announced his Intention of g from active service. As a.BllghVapprecaatlon of what he bad in During his recent visit lo Toronto, Sir Wilfrid was elected Honorary President of the new Inter-University Debating Union, which Includes debaters from the big.Canadian Universities. The er-rremier is shown In the above group with the officers of the Union. The .names In the phoEo follow; Top row, left to A. Guorard, St. Michaels; R. C. Copeland. Victoria; fl. V. Williams. J. D. -Morrison, C. B. HamU, University College, M. I'rllcliard, Secretary-Treasurer, Knoi; S. Childs, Pretideat, Trinity; Sir Wilfrid Laurier, Honorary PreF'dent; J. E. Jacksoo, 3.A., Honorary Vice-president; J. A. Hope. Osgoode. CHIEF SKELTON ACTING AS SANTA GLAUS FOR THE -LODGES So as Chie-'SkeJton known ltl not bs one. hungry family in the city on Christmas Day. He has been a. very busy man'lately, and has li> even- case reported Tbu Chief is a big man, and lie taken it'apon h.msejf to look after the Targ-. est farniSles'ln-the city. .Not a slcgle family to. be" served from "Ihe police department has less than sis mem- iNlllRIES 10 A Austrian'.Was. Employed Bring: ing Loaded Coal Cars'to. trte: Jlr, At- 4.30 yesterday afternoon, Ar- thur l.otina; 'a driver at bore, ana most of. .them have irom 6 Bhait-of'the Bait collieries, ten lo twelve. I rennved injuries while woritog The steHon 1.6. crammed Kith eood I mjm, w.Wch tbc .unlor- things to eat, aad by tosight they.will i ail be In the himdn or the OTeay.. lunate miner succnmbwis an hout lat. There are etoen flee big baskuts at Jer, just as he had rescued the station, .each _ containing flour roHed oaU, tea, sugar, raisins, candies, and a 7-roimd joint of -the amount of each basket apportioned according t.o the size of the family." Besides these, the" Chief has given -DYCK IS RELEASED Winnipeg, Dee. Held in Jail by government of- .flclals- for. nearly.three weeks; William drore tfao PJura Coulee his wild Tide to' escape the consequences of the robbery and murder ho had committed December 3, has allowed to jo because it vas leanied that habeas cor- m FUND is HERALD FUND AHEAD OF LAST Bt SPENT IN SCATTERING SUNSHINE Those who cdnlributed to the.Hcr- aid's Christmas Cheer 'Kund will have rj -pug procwdinss.-irere to pleasure in learning that three ONCE A WEEK FREEH, One Man Who Broke Into a Local Store Was Sen- tenced PAL ACQUITTED All the Goods Taken Have Been Evidence EXPLAINS NEED Experience With a Shipment-- CKeaper to Drive Sheep to Lethbridge Three days before Christmas, McLean will again a man. After a lengthy session at adjourned sltUng- of the courl yesterday, this youth found guilty of breaking Into James S Itose'a store on Friday night last and stealing clothes and cult casci to the value ot more or lees, two- year sentence lesa one day being 1m posed upon him by Magistrate Elton. Ilis companion. Dougherty, wu acquitted of like chirgs and dlfr- mlsied from castody, The case first' came before tha court on MoacJay, iut both prisoners wanted time, lo obUln. counsel, after consenting to be trljd Bummarlly anc pleading guilty. When' the hear- ing commenced this morning, Mr. .Pol mer, counsel for the two men, wanted to be allowed to have proceedings take -the farm of a preliminary Iny, Making that the accused be al lowed to their election aEler the evidence had heard then Jo elect lo be tried 01 nd to he used in i ings continued, -with .the magiitrate doing the wort the donors had mind in contributing to the fund. The 'contributions just "passed the mark, which was considerably in advance oi last year's giving when the fund was established. The Herald sitting aa a Jury. The evidence E'jfcmttted was mos interesting. Constable Watson, wh arrested the two men" In bed In a Jap- laneso lodging house at acted-as the collecting medium and i the flret witness called by the prosi Montreal. Dec. proposed thal Kas ,hj. least arsduolls patt 0, "Uoa. He told of hwtoe-m.de one-cent increase in railwa? eaifage the work. Ycsterdav anil today rates is intended by the ra.ilway com- comrnitlee 'representing the recipients piniw tobe 'pcmiacent. The compaa--'of late way commissions approval oi their for Christmas trees; and .in new tariR and when this comes up rnany instances proTiding for cloih- seven or eifiht families to tie Oddtel- of-May over J.otina. I lows' lodges to for. his cars toward the of tho contributions were' re- .he junction, that he had-the right He had started Lipple, but ___ lino's light .was seen coming down Oons for the school, he was present-, cefved from "the different lodges of the main rnlry, contrary to the sift- ed with a handsome arm .chair by.the j (he city, mainly Lotbhrtdge Ledge No.- nal b? tlic Capper. The grade fceochors, officers anrl scholars, in "making the presentation, Mr. Ulglr.: I referred very feelingly to the- ;ijnai from KosneaV, the trapper at j for consideration there ivill ti. vio- iDg to ward ofi the zero weather, work he Las. done w an Christian vorlter, and voiced'the re- Fret of all that cjrcumslar.ces' had mado'it him .to retire. Itatoen anil a case of applen. In replying, Jlr. Oliver nipresaed his 39, A.P. K. ond Slie'xinah Chap- main track was steep, and ter. of Hoyal Arch Masons. Mr." A. E. sPrafis arc brake the.cars. Bunlop's Siindar school claw'COB- Evidently Lotin. had .lost control oi trlbutcd 411.00 IMS forenoon. Billets, seeing this, ea- Plunfeett t Savage turned in a sack .'he of each "of carroU, cabbages, and approciation'of'tho girt, that; he felt'like'the boy.ybo had forgotten his lesson at eohool; 7hatove.r.he had accomplished he had done from a love of the'work, and it was'a bard'wrench.to sever his con- .neotton with, school, the "iflno leaclierB and 'the apt scholars.' hut lie ffcU that progroes would be con- .jlnuedJn tho fame way as phesylng an riven 'greater advance in the future, than had teen made in tho He "was hea-rtily cheered" ar.il applauded at the close of ilifs rcmarkB. Some Mytterlous H 'was easy matter lo tha kiddles quiet when Mr. Soady: stop- ped'onto thi? platform, and his tricks completely myfltificd tho llttlo tots as well RS. many of tho older ones. Tie IB a conjuror of no mean ability, and his part of the programme was thor- oughly enjoyed. Naturally, best part of. the pro- SjTAtnmo was. saved until the last. was anxious in see denf old Santa, And sure .enough ho was there.. The first thing he asked was how many had been good during the Knox'ypimgBters nrii very est and. for :nol- very mtny But it was a dif- ferent matter wlion he asked how many ivero-goinp-to fry and be better 'during tho coming year.-The respo was wholeheartefl and "unanimous.' ho bad heard that .ot (he children at Knox did not like and -when iie put this nueUlon to lite 'future and 'premier- emphatic denial, to say tho old stock; completely rempveil. on page IS) May, so thai a collision be averted. He cut his horses loose and told -Lotiria to jump lYom the Two unfortunate little who car was doing his otherwise, would not have had much -test-to save his ov.li horses, not.real- Dhristmaa oheor, were sent down from jzing'.thc danger to himself. T lie hors- Virican by the Mounted Pb'.ifa; ond fs cut but it was loo were met at' the one o'clock train to- for ,Lotiua to jump, and by this day Ly Probation Officer Lamb and time, the cars hail' gained considerable tnkrn to the shelter, and siven many speed. V, HieU) lorward 'car just things that made their liltle hearts glad, SHOOTING AFFRAY -OCCURS THE NEGRO' SEOTION OF BRANTFORO, ONT. hulled ovci -ihe main (rack, and Lo- ttna was caught between this _car and the bumper of his "own car, being dreadfully crushed. It was found lat- er that he had neglec'.ttl to pi ace the sprags on the wheels of liis car, they lojmd on fop of thc'car, Hi1 Jiad been 'giv'tir the signal stop, hut could not ilo so en account -cf the lack of hrafccs: Deceased -A'as an Austrian, anil.has tic other relatives here except'a cou- AII iuqitfM, into the exact cause of his dpaUi, is being held this after- noon before .Conoroner A, Hum- phries. lest protests from the "Montreal ship- more worthy fund could -fje opened pers and it is anticipated from ship- and those who in the generosity of aers elsewhere. The rail way -compan- their hearts sent in a contribution !es will certainly not get the increase liavc the satisfaction of knowing that granted without a stiff and they helped gladden the lives ol [here is e.vcn talk a boycott, who-neericd a glint oi badly. though how this could be put into'ef- .The 'Herald acknowledges contribu- fect is not stated. tions from S. J. Shepherd S10, Dr. IV. S. Oalbrailh W. A. Adam "Hies" Teacher Rev. G II. CobWedick City Sign Works arreBt finding goods'in .the pos session of. McLean which tallied witb tbt description given by Mr. Rose There were several smaller article taVen, ererythfng was claimed by The articles were til Hen lined by Mr. Rose, but the accused' counted refused to accept this aOtric (Continued on Ptge WINNIPEG DEPARTMENT STORES PRACTICALLY GIVING CHILD- REN'S SLEIGHS AWAY Winnipeg, Man., Dec. it not for the complete absence of snow the weather is seasonable enough to- day, .with bright sties and thcrmom- H J. E. KNOWN METHODIST MINIS- OF JUVENILE COURT Toronto, Dec. E. Starr Should be Provided by C.P.R. on the South Lines a Shipper HERALD CHRISTMAS FUND BUSY PROVIDING GOOD TIME FOR THE KIDDIES Mr. H. A. McKillop, president o! the Children's Aid society, which works in connection with the Deten- tion home, expressed for the society the deepest appreciation of the con- tributions by frimds through the me- dium of the Herald's Christmas Cheer. A committee composed of Mrs. 0. W. Robinson, Mrs. A.-n. Stafford, Mrs. Robert N'imtnons and Mr. Ar- thur Higinbolharn have purchased commissioner of the jurraile court, presents of toys, candy, ctcr tight belovr zero. It dipped low- djcd this morning, following aa fruit, nuts, e'.c., and tonight a, com- er all the Canadian prnirie west operation for appcr.dicittE. He was 58 mittec will ir'eet at the home and liuf- niRlit. ihc low point recorded of )oats old- To Vlm raore to T- decorate the hig tree that been twenty degrees helow zero hcirij at ono c'so was. lillc credit (or the bought, Tomorrow at 10.30 o'clock llranlford, Dec'. 24. A itoublc shnntlng nlTair occiirred at an early hour this motnlrij in. Brock's lianc, in the cast sMllol by. colored people.'As a result, Kni- ma .Jones is in the cilj' hospital, one of-her hands being, almost shol oil, and Conslcible- Coliifcn IMS gunshot tiwiiis )n Iho lorelieail, otei ttid right eye, but neither is in -a-seTloiis con- Ion. .The- shooting was done. ,by- Ij' Jluri'.iy, colored, ol 11 nrbcV ne. This 't'ntirb police force, .air armed, tvetc called out, and after an exciting cbase, neero aorn the-home of his sister, wiine p arrested him. Prior to the police ctinse, Jliirray. had asked, lor.admission fit several houses' and .uhen refused firsd stiots through the doors, Prince Albert, Such temperatures traffic VI with wheeled adoption of the Oibspn-bill, ensures juveniles, protection. which the members ol the executive any other friends interested- and will gather at the home and there will be j; litr and tic camps. Dcpartrn'ch't storw here have been giving away children's slclsjis and sleds atid 'much the-'same contlrtions apply to fur stocks. _ be enjoying a rest after a strenuous the son ol a Methodist minister right's work. Trie fund has been busy a brother cl J. H. L, Starr, ail day arrangi, M Dt' K' Nl 0 hot days of summer, for there hi ''ab-: soiutely no water-in the and the shrinkage' would consequently'-. be too great to warrant trilling a distance. The Remedy Tory little expense, Xr. Har> vey thinks thai the C. P, H. amid: remedy these'condlllons, and put-the fanner lu a position to take tage of the ra'aritet which he is as good as any.on the For the south lines'. adrocatea special stock train on' a'certain each week to meet tha throngh frelgbt) at this point, something after the jilao" of the ABaocIalo Boards of Trade, lined by Mr. FInleyJn connecypn with., tho establishment of a packing house.' and storage One' train a week would accommodate all. the stock for the present, but Mr. Haryey thinks that .In a (Continued on Page GOVERNMENT IS DIVIDED Medicine Bee. Ranehets o! Ing commission, wMcl it is under- southern Alberta tad south-western is In favor of the'' Saskatcbcwaa In session today t. Meeting an look aitcr the rancheis' interests. The .It is understood- whifc part ol the is in. favor of the report soas Influential memberi; matter under discussion at pres-! jre opposed. ent is planning to 'meet opposition 1 John Hi Srtnccr was elected preyV within the federal-government 16 the sldent Sidney Hopper, vice-presi- the report clothe Idfnt, and J. J. Boyce, ;