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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 19, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT LETimRHKib: DAILY HKiULU FEBRUARY 19, 1020 Best of the Winter on Open Van of Mr. Scobie {From Our Own ORION'. Feb. Ladles' Aid of the Orion church met at the home ot Mr. and Mrs. Beutflc on February llih. There a good attendance aud the usual program ol Ttork was carried out. The family of Mr. 1'elereon, souti ol Orion have all had grippe, hut are now improving. Mrs. Hunson. thei daughter, -who hij hid an operation! for a throat affection, took the grippe aad on account of her sneering from I thp effects nf Ihp her unn-! dltfon last was serious. She Is f recovering slowly. f Thursday. 'February V2th, we were I visited by the ivorat storm we have hid this winter, a regular blizzard from the north-west and a heavy fall of snow. Fortunately it was not very while the storm lasted. We had a reminder last mail night that the festival of St. Valentine was' not altogether forgotten in this dls-j .trict, as quite a number of pictures Ti'ere opened which caused a little merriment. The Orion Consolidated board have jmt out notices asking for contractors for the.van routes in readiness for the opening of the schools on the first of March. Miss Skellon was a visitor to Orion last Friday. Jt was with deep regret thai the sad news of Mr. A. N. Scobie's death was received here oil Saturday (he 14th. A message harl hson received that he and his wife were hi the hospital at} Calgary, suffering from the 'fh: and] that his case was serious, rneumonia! set in and. .died after only two or' three days sickness, none -of his i friends being able (o reach Calgary lieforo he me.d. Kandy. aa lie was called was one of; Fix brothers who during the war, put] on khaki, lie went over to France in i 1915 with the C. 31. n.'s and vjs inj EOnie of the heavy fighting which! caused his leing In Ihe hospital at I BuxUm, England for some time. After he procured hEs discharge he has been i with Peter McAskilo at Orion until a few "weeks ago when he took a posi- tion In Calgary. He was. married on Armistice Nov. llih, 1310, to'Miss Rogers, ilaugh-j tcr of Mr. and Sirs. M. J. Uogcrs of! Orion. Previous to the war ho was In the. Farmers' Association. Store at Seven Persons and was highly respect- ed in Doth districts. The sympathy of all In this district go out to his rela- tives both here and in Ontario, where his parents reside. It Is expected that ho will be buried Rt Medicine Hat some time during the week. Mr. Stirling Scobie left here on the. train Saturday morning to his brother at Calgary, lie would bo too see his brother alive. Mr. Harris Rogers who had been on his moneymoon paid a visit to sister, Mrs. Scobie, at Calgary, -was returning home to Orion when he got a message informing him of the serious Illness of Ms sister's husband. He hurried up to C'algary but found that death had taken place before his arrival. Mr. and Mrs. McAsklle and Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Rogers drove into Seven Persons on Monday the ICth on their way to Medicine Kat and Calgary to make arrangements for Sandy Scobio's funeral. The debate which WAS to have laJi- en place on Wednesday the Win, has been postponed as a mark of respect for the bereaved families, Messrs. McAskilo and Itogers. Mr. Jas. Robinson, government agent -will be in Orion on February 23rd and 24th; to distribute the bar to needy fanners, two cars of timothy and clover have been unloaded for tbat purpose. from, after inquiring hov many chil- dren there are and jmt what la need- eJ. Mr. Kdwards from AvMon returned home Friday evening be has .been at the Gait Hospital, LethbrliJge, for a> couple ot weeks aud seems to be some' better. Mrs. Fodder has ill with ion- sllltU. but is'recovering now. Dr. Aatrof of Foremost was down, to see her lait Mr. Jo on O'Neal Is busying haul ins home to his larm south of town., prica of bread in Stratford has jumped up to 13 cents a loaf. Our Own FOREMOST. Feb. seems to be the order ot the day In this district. Whether it Is grippe or influenza or merely colds, so many are being confined wlih sickness that It is not an easy matter to keep account of A few of those who have 'come to'tho attention of your corrcs- jpondeut aro Mr. who la !u tho (hospital, Vic McPhee. Mrs. McKiunou, 'Clifford Hunt, tho Sc-hianoar family, Mrs. Cuidlff, Mr. aud Mrs. McLean, tho Beatly family and Mrs. J. Tay- lor. Mr. Vincent Collies and Ernes! El- ford attended the tractor school in Let abridge last week Mr. Collins camo home sick white Mr. Klford ed In LethbriJge, sick. Mrs. Terris went 10 Lethbridge last week (o visit her husband who was reported seriously 111 with'influenza. I-ast Friday, Feb. 13th, James Ar- thur, the six mouths old son ot Mr. and Mrs. J. Mad III died from on at- tack of CTODii. Tho funeral was hcUl Saturday afternoon, interment being made the Forty Mile cemetery, HOY, J. ,13. Taylor ot Foremost con- ducting tho service. A Chinook last night and today Is busy clearing away the snow. Tho people, and If we may Judge, also arc glad to see the SHOW go. It has been hero plenty long enough. AVTien a Michigan farmer who had held his potatoes for high prices i opened tho pit, the bushels were found frozen. AUCT1C ICE PACK OF HUGE PROPORTIONS HALIFAX, N.S., Feb. Can- adian conditions in the Arctic this year aro !bo most teverc In the memory of those having to do with them, according to Newfound- laud newspapers reaching uer'o today. The sortd paek to extend eight miles south of Waluwrlght, abo'ut 100. miles north ot Point Lay. Officers ot the patrol vessel Hear, who say that the pack extends farther south this season than any year In their experience, report that the lower edge, of the pack Is literally black with walrus and other, animals, indi- cating that the Ice Is. solid great distance north, as tho walrus slay close lo open water. EXCHANGE PRISONERS BERLIN', Wednesday. Agreement to negotiate with Soviet Russia for exchange of war prisoners has been, reached by tho German gov- ernment, according to newepapcrc here. Conversations to this end will be carried -on through a Bunion named Kotl, who iu Berlin beforu the revolution as a refugee. r'lied Cross Workers Repack Al Boxes For District From Foremost to Many- berries fVrorn Our Own Correspondent) BTZIKOM, Feb. Etiikom 11'. Slock Association held their an 1 jiual meeting last Thursday. Quite number turned out la 'splio o( th filorm. The. social cliih spent a very plea? ant evening last Wednesday nigh playing games and dancing, Mr Tariff being the lucky one to get th' prize for pinning the donkey's tall o] the right place, Mrs. Warren serve a very dainty surpor. Miss Martha Robinson rcturneu home last week aflcr visiting a month In Carmangay. Mr. Sprinkle from Grantea made a business trip lo Ktzlkom on Wcdncs 'day. Mrs. flolph Morris and daughters re turned home on Kridtiy evening nftc spending a couple ot months In I.clh bridge. -Mr. Robert MeFartmd left for Cal gsry on Saturday a.m. Mrs. Sargent and Mrs. Erwln aimd cerve praise for their untiring He flross Kcllcf They busy packing boxes of clothing for Ihc poor Mrs. Sargent Is representative of th Calgary Ucr! Cross Society hero an haa charge of the district from Fore most to Marjyberrles. The Kcd Cross from Calgary sen the boxes all here and lira. Sargcn iind Mrs. Krwln repack parcels and thorn out, where requests com are GOOD Tires "JUDGING by the orders placed by dealers last Fall for Spring delivery, Dominion Tires are steadily gain- ing in leadership and the demand for them is greater than ever before. This is because the exper ienced have had the oppor- tunity of testing their cars vvtith DOMINION TIRES DOMINION INNER TUBES are made to fit all Dominion Tires and ensure perfectly balanced Make Your Tires Last Longer by looking them over frequently and repairing'the little cuts, holes and bruises, while it can be-done in your own garage, There is a Dominion Tire Accessory f or f Every Need Cements, Air-drying Cements, Vulcanizing Hold-tight Patching Materiil Patches Pitching Rubber Patching Materials Self-Cementing Patchcj Blow-Out Pfitches Inside Patents Tire Sleeves Tire Tape Tire Irons- Soapstone Reliners Rim Filler! Valve Bases Retread Bands Repair Other Accessories Rubber Bumpers Matting Radiotor Rubber Malkls Kadiator Hose ;