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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 2, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News Ifoevalfc All The Lot A! Newt Where 'You E -peel It FRIDAY; JANUARY. 2. 1920 LETHBR'DGE. ALUl'UTA. SEVEN IT WILL DATEsFROM THIS Thai Rare Old, Fair_0ld, Old Timers' Dance friends, lUteii. It U ivith some hesl- latlou wo set ourself to tho task ot iWrttluK up Pemlcian Old Timers, dance-'.'.. Vi'e have our liroils, and our Block of laiUatory is not equal to (he occasion. One two descriptive adjectives are ab- Volulely Inadequate for an occasion tuch as thli. With this thought in mind, wo took Jown Din Webster's Kisterplecf, put H foot oil each corner and yanked out pages of hh most cherished full sounding wonJs, pieced them In-. Kelhor before the word "Dance" .and this is the result. It was a wonderful, surprising, (stoulahlng and amazing result to all concerned in Us proposal. Their ex- pectations vere realized and surpass- ed. Their eSorts had been rewarded :ind crowned with tho satisfaction of a job most eicellenlly performed, not only fi their own satisfaction but to the" joy iiud pleasure of every one in attendance. Xo iu tho (Jisirlct had expected Buth a glorious and unprecedented oc- casion. Tho biu timers hP.J taken the Idea to their many cherished It from tho date of Its proposal, mid descended In all numbers, pripi- ca.for the tlmo of their lives and we'll say they it. On every side could ho heard tho words of surprise, grati- ncallon PHI! ft capitiU D. Jinny had decided to come lit tho last momrit and were, glad they did. Many had looked fonvani io tho day for week? and found their fomlcst hopes realized limes over. Tho real" Old Boys and Girls were tickled to death to sec the hordes rl old friends present, and 'he young blood to put it mildly wore absolutely flabergasted at th', agility and kltlenlshness of tho elders. Those who were not there, regret, sincerely the loss ihey Buffer- ed from their inabltily to attend. Dut ou, on Tilli the rlaiice, where joy: roicncd nneonflned. The crowds gathered early. By nine o'clock many it hearty hand shako and groetias had boon given by old friends, who had not met for years, sons and daughters, sori-ln-laws and my son's wife, had iieen Introduced, --U mingling -inr! get- tine down to the real business of get- ting acquainted. The, patronesses saw to this in a manner which more, than justified their At 0.15 tho Old Timers orchestra led uy Chnrlla Peacock and Mike Rose- baskl began to tuno up for tha grantl march, which quickly formed, headed liy tho gavoBt young couplo on thp floor, Mr. and Sirs. Thomas YcNahb, Sr. Then Senator and Mrs. DeVeber ami trailing out In a long queue fol- lowed couplo after couplo whoso prca cnce sent a ripple of pleasure up and down one's spine as you gczed. H was, iu all seriousness, a never to ho forgotten slgal, friends. I don't know- how yon felt hut for mo, my pleasure tomes with a throb that Is truly per- eonal and one which I couldn't begin tu eipress. You would have to he "ono of the blood" one of tho real old timers' stock beforo the true signific- ance of a sight got under your Oh thero will bo swne wood suved .flay be uoru bones and muscles, but it was worth It. It was a .dance, without re- grets. That rare old real old, lean Club Dance. We say that as the great war made hi? assistant who had cono out earlier In the week to inako surveys for the Browa'tt Hirer water scheme. On Friday Mrs, Cokeloy could not get In touch with her husband and became alarmed. She notified (ionstoolo Daw- ley litre and also Cumberland. Con- stable Dawley led a search party from Courte-nay biid Capt. Mortimer from' BBTIIU- Tho local parly found no signs of 11 r. Coke ley and Mr. Oicerl on this aide of the I'uu'l ledge but came upon tho i'zht of a camp fire ou the other. For some- time they could not make anyone hear on tun other louil wns the tumult of the vnters, but on the The sixth New Year's Sunday school, all shouting together they fouud rally at Wesley church yesterday was I that it was the rneti they were seeking Arnual Sunday School Rally Held at Fine Addresses present "histories out of dale publlfi- along tho same lines as in jjr. ijokeiey had crossed tho river on lions, eo has that dance made nil olher the past, with ihe exception iimi. (ay-ja ]OS jam earlier In the day. A dance fade into inslgnlllca l ner tc net-. !ni' They will all dite from Dance of Rivers presided, and J. D. am and II. H. Bruce gave addresses. ,cu ouly were on the platform. down and carried December 31, 1919, when tho Old Timers foregathered. It Beemed an Impossibility to get everybody's name, but tho occasion, a history making event In this district, could not go unrecorded, so we giro Ihe names with the Oato of arrival In the country, as they Kere given to us. It was only possible to ilo this while (hey all were lie supper, and as some did not wasto that time from tho dance Socr, some namea of thoso present may not appear. The omission Is Ihereloro not Intentional arid Is to be regretted. If there Is nils-spelling, lhat Is duo to haste. Those present ivcra: Tom 1SS5; Jlrc. McXabb. 1SS5; Mrs. Win. Henderson, 1SS5; Sen- ator anil Mrs. DeVeber, 1S82; Sheriff and Mrs. Young, 1882; N. T. and Mrs. Macleod, ISSQ; Hob and Mrs. Watson, 18SS; II. Hulchlnsou, 1883; Mrs. Hut- Mr. Klglnbothaii pointed out tlie im- portacco of having aim, maklLi; the most of opportunity, work, good manners, courage, and reverence. H Is necessary to take life earnestly to make tho most of it. Olr, Hrucc dispelled any doubts about the Sunday school being a man's place mid a Joo by telling what tho leaders In big businesses were do- out not only the logs but gome Ice abovo it. Wr. Cokciey and his com paclon resigned themselves to a nigh' In Ihe woods and camped for iho nigh on the oilier Bide of tho river. Mex morning (hoy felled some trees acres: Iho river and got across without i great deal of trouble. Mr. Cokeley Is well-known In thl district, having been a surveyor here chinson; Itobt. Mimmous, .1870; Lafl'erty, JSS3; Mrs. 1-arterty; Mrs. McKillop, 1887; M.rs. It. Nlven, 1SSG; Mrs. Kenny (Victoria) 1883; Mrs. T. K. Klrkliam, 1SS5; Mrs. Halllday, 1886; Mrs. Barnes. 1SS5; W. D. L. llardlo and wife, 1SS3; H. MacBnth, 1SS5; Charlcii Haley, 1SS4; Mrs. UaleV; Uou- aid McKillop, 1SS7; Earlo Klrkha'n, 1SS5; Helen McKillop, 1S8S; Jonn Sfoil, 1800; Mrs. Scott, 1S53; Mr. and Mrs. Brown-Pipes. Mr. and Mrs. McAdoo, 1388; W. D. Whitney. 1877; W. H. McNabb, 1SS3; "Mrs.-SV. H. Me- Nabb, 1SS5; Mr. and Mrs. Clias. Hys- sop, 1SS5; Mr. and Mrs. M. C. McKcn- zie, 1S82; Sir. and Mrs. Jno. Craig, 1SS5; Mrs. R. H. Atkins, 1S90; Thou. McNeil, 1853; W. 0. JIutlOii, 1887; Mrs. Hutton, 1890; Miss Hutton; Mrs J. Schultz, 1886; Thos. Lewis. 1S01; Mrs. Lewis, 180C; Mr. anil Mrs. Aloi N'iven, 1SSO; Mr. and Mrs. C. E. How-1 man, 1885; Mr. and Mrs. Herman- Rosaine, 1887; Mr. and Mre. Jas. Rose. I 1830; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Kenny, F. W. Downer and wife, 1807; Dr. Stewart and Mrs. Thos. I Clayton, 1897; Mrs. McEwan, 1S02; i Mrs. P. Morton, 1808; Mri5. Steele, i 1880; Mrs. 188S; Miss Kcrr, Mrs. K. liobar, 1889: Mr. and Mrs. Newton, 1889; Mrs. J. Harris, 1SSG; Joss Hards; Mr. and Mrs. .Ino. "C. Livingstone, n.'A.'Smllh, 1SOO; H. A. Smith, 1008; Mrs. II. C. Cindfrey, 1904; Mr. nnrt Mrs. W. A. Hamilton, 1899; Mr. and Mrs. Max- Donaldson, 1SSS; Miss Donaldson; Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Peacock, 1SS7; Mr. and Mrs. B. Hanell, 1ST.; Miss P. Hagell; Miss V. Hagell; Mr. and Mrs. McCrendy, IS94; Mr. and Mn. J. W. Bawden, 1809; Mr. and Mrs. Tom Kleetwood, 1889; Mr and Mrs. Geo. McLean, 1897: David Conn, 1S90; J. Conn; Win. Hardy, 1SS7; Miss linrdle; Ernie Pleotwooa, 1893; Miss ing with their tlmo money. The Ic-udcr-i In tliu world's affairs and get Into the Sunday ccliool. The Import- ance of making the Riule tho only textbook was pointed out. Tha biiuner was presented by A. O. Virtue the Christian Sunday school 'or the i percentage of mem- icrship iwdbL'U. Tills school held the banner lust The secretaries of the different reported percentages as Kno.t................. Si.O Uaplist 73 Wesley United.................... liS.J Clirisiian................. is a brother of Mrs. H. A. Suggltt ot Coaldate, and Mrs. Cokeley la dale. CABARET DANCE A NEW YEAR'S FEATURE wmw Comparative customs house, re- turns for tho years-1919 nnd 191S are as follows: IP1P. f38.OS5.02 S4.3SS.C5 38.C57.87 HFM1HE Two fires took pi on Tuesday, ono at tt January February March April June July August September October Novemuor December Total 39.IJ82.I1 34.H0.02 26.im.o2 28.-I2S.52 Now Year's Day was full of public nnd private festivities in tha way ot dinner parties and dunces. The ciibftret tluiico st tin! K. of P. hall largely patronized ai'.d everybody voted It one of Ibe finest uud most success- ful dances yet lielJ. Tins was made possible by the fino aggregation com- irlsed in the Cannoneers' Jazz Btiud. ber Co. and the other it lie office wliicli. under tie leaduribio o( Mr. Dr. Fletcher. The !t ter was of be ceiims. The fir brigade was big crowd was by no meunt ready to'soon at work cnJ the flames the pleasure they were spreading tc !'ir 1. -her In the Woodstock, N. B., United Baptist Church burned the mortgace on tho church. work roof. auJ though the dauct> was billed to I yard. TLe brlscd': ha'- end at 2 a.m. it kept up to close [acaiust a jirutg vr-jil whU on 3.30 a.m.. The dancers were con-1 lug. but limited Ihe fire tu siderably added to at tho close of the [The diniaei- caused esUmsU'u Vj performance of "Kan Toy" at tuo Ma- jestic with those In the city v.'ho went to IliG performance and members of the company. rvn in neighborhood ct SIR ROBERT BORDEN LEAVES OTTAWA, Jan. 2__Sir Robert Borden [eaves Ottawa this after- noon for a prolonged rest. He ex- pects to be absent three or four months. His destination Is not an- nounced. COALITION UOWN IN FAVOR LONDON, Dec. molt striking feature of the Bromley election, the result of which i declared today, is the drop by ten thousand In the coalition major- ity, but equally astonishing ta the big figure recorded by the labor candidate. FORMER LETHBRIDGE SURVEYOR SPENDS NIGHT IN B. C. WOODS The Courtsnay news in the Comox, B.C., "Aigoa" contains the ing: Search parlies wore organized last Friday to find Mr. S. Coketoy and ARLOW'S EAT ARKET Fre? Delivery 1110 Cth Avcruie South Phone 796 hide and would leave a vivid mark on your memoir that Uio years '.hat are to come will Dover efface. Thero they were, tha salt or lha earth, the men and ivomen who from this liroad iand of the pralrio west, had from the. earliest SO's struggled and fousht no mean fight for the'j establishment of their homes and oust- nesses. Those man nnd womon whom TT9 todiy TiaTe to thank for a country whose, productiveness and richness has no equal. Thera (hoy. were, the pioneers. The empire ably our enthusiasm lor these folks carries in away. But honest, stranger, nd K, TRIOS iind QUARTETTES Sulit IrUiiCflViMI, aat Sin OB. hy Wm. Thomai. tht ExcelaiOT QuArlc'.lr, Kii, l-nor.vilh Jllttl IM.i and I Ki JM MASSED BANDS of the GUARDS AmrQiilntii, Jnliin. t HiitJ TilViT l Oi M 1 l Wkm Hi C.H O.I, .n.l rj A, CU AJ Filler, br Hillr W Hoi.l Kill A GOOD LIST TO START 1 Macaroni, 1 Ib. packages, i Raisins, as large as prunes. 1 Ib. tins, coch yuc i 12 oz. pack- Ib. package, each UUI- Jnp Oranges, pet -i op i box Urushcs, i Naval Oranges, per doz. i 5Bc, COc nnd Salt, 3 nf for 6JC i Cranberries, per n f ib Our Special, KA per Ib OUC Shortbread, per -1 cako Kcrr's Special, ifBs. genuine Turkish, CArt Inrge size, per Ib. OUC Soup, Snlder's Tomato, large tin Ib DDC Honey, Kerr's Alfalfa, n fn S5o, Mid 6.JU Popjilns nn Drlcrl Orapcfl, 25 ftrt boxes, each ready to nse, 1 gal. size, each luDD GEO. KERR CO. FAMILY GROCERS PHONES 14S3 and 1365 L _ ____ ,_ TVf Billnl Ar-r K-x.S JuEea. CORNET SOLOS "II FhU of AIH, by Btrstint Rut All ten inch Britifh art 9Qc, twelve inch Asli. four dealer for list of "Colombia Briltib Hccortls" lad watch new COLUMBIA GRAHIOl'HONR icOMPANY, TORONTO Colombia Ricordt oai tftf 10th and 20lfi of fctry month Columbia Grifoaolal itindird models op to W60. 315 6th St., DEALERS Phone 1545 Lethbridge, Alta J.D. Higinbotham Co.JJd. AGENTS THE REXALL STORl WHOLESALE AND RETAIL CHEMISTS ALBERTA'S PIONEER'DRUGGISTS PHONES 1515 AND 322 ;