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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 7, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE "LETHBRT-DOE DAILY HE ft ALB Paee 9 ''The Cup That Cheers, But Not Inebriates Slioulcl-to be the ciioericst-be brewed of none other than Far from the costliest-by far the best. Net Fire Loss in Lethbridge (Continued from front page). Regular Inspection (n conjunction with Building Inspector Meecli I have regularly inspected public buildings and 'places of amusement. On several occasions we recommended alterations to 'be made for better safeguarding the public which Were carried out, and only on two occasions was it necessary to prosecute, two convictions being secured. During the year the city took over the Gait ambulance and placed It in toy department, during which time it has been operated by the department from June 22 .to .December .31, 149 calls have been received and in 12 cases the department has rendered first aid.  During the year 14 members of. the department were examined, and re-ceived certificates from1 the St. John Ambulance association for first aid work. Staff ^ I am pleased to report that the general conduct of trie staff- has .been very satisfactory, and at,the present time there are no probationers }h the. service, or in other -words fQr ,tne; first time in the, history of. the; department; 110 member, has less/than' six months'; service. ' '.-.' �'. ~."-A;?:^-'-^vV'; Strength, of,.Brigad#aniJ;Plah�'t 18 B^an^t;-g^^^|u^i*.;4?l. ranks,;" j -.'�^c'-'f- .?,|.\ y*if'.. ? ,*"'� :  3 fire.engine. sj&fidnjB.C �v > -. ,- S/chemlc&f e.riStfesX; . -.- a hose wagons. i. >. .; . 1 steam, f}pe;engine., f- ! Z>,'\; ' . 1 ladder truck with 8i laddea's. 9 horses. -'v ��. , 250 feet of chemical -jh^fjel?;*':; ................. 6 |>ower. plant ................ 1 Prairie......................,... 5 ; Stores ;...'.....'.........'....... 8 ''Stables......-----.----'.. 3 Theatres............,........... 1 Vacant lots t.................. 3 Vacant 'premises................ 1 Total ................ 69 (Causes) Accumulation of soot ..... 5 Boiling over................... 1 Burning rubbish ................ 7 Children playing with matches .. 1 Defective, flues ................. 12 -Defective'heating............... 2 Defective hearth................ 2 Explosion (gasoline).............. 1 Electric irons................... 2 Flying brands .................. 1 Friction ....................... 1 Hot aBhes...................... G '.{Lights In contact............... l tights thrown down----..'....... 18 Over-heating ...----,...�.'........ 5 ;f3pontaneous................... 2 Bparkjj from chimney .......... 2 -False alarms V.................. 7 Total ..................-..... 7G How Calls;.Were Received Telephone messages...........~.. 60 Street Are alarms' ',.�'........... . 6 Civilian messengers ............ 7 For the Bride No gift Is more acceptable^ than beautiful,durable silver-ware. - � Remember that ' 1847 MS BROS. [is the original "Rogers." It is 'Silver Plate that Wears" rvfade in the heaviest grade of plate, and ranks first ill Quality. Sold fc� Xeadlnq Dcalem Police messenger............... 1 Brigade messenger ............. 2 Recommendations I would strongly recommend for your consideration the purchasing of a site for No. 3 Station In the southeast district as it is quite a long way from our present stations. Also that a B-passenger auto be purchased for a squad wagon, so that in case of fire in the north district Ave men would be sufficient to reinforce No. 2 station and always keep the centre of the city fully protected. The same would apply to the southeast until another station is built which will need your' consideration at an early date. I understand that an appropriation has already been made for this car. Also that our fire alarm system be overhauled and brought up-*to-datc as follows: One duplicate set of storage batteries; 1 battery raok; 1 punch register; red lights on fire alarm iboxes; alarm lines overhauled. This would cost approximately ?500 and. that the following minor equipment be purchased to bring the department right up-to-date: One life net; 3 Siamese couplings; 1 perfection holder; 4 waterproof covers: '.' '�� '� Approximate cost for above would be $250. ;:}^ . } ?i Estf mate:fpf\;/i913 Maintainance Feed' land. ,snp$iife for 9 horses'"..'..:..''..'..'....... ? 1,705.00 Uniforms, flibber -coats & ->rtiW>^'Tidbit*'./........ : l.ooo.'OO Telephones ' ��. vU>...'....... " 104.00 Fire-alarm inaipitainance., 200.00 Sundries - ;.......... 1,000.00 Salaries................. 17,000.00 "'Total ,\to. convey my thanks to the mafaibers' of the- council, � and especially tKoBpL of the firc com-:'mittee�for the- manner in which they received and dealt iwith . my .recommendations in connection 'with the brigade. I have the honor to be, Your obedieq i servant, W1H.. HARDY, Chief of Fire Department. Democratic Party Will Lower (Continued from front page) has ever been witnessed in American tariff history. The present agricultural schedule is ot Republican ori gin and every Republican'policy, except Canadian reciprocity, was designed to uphold it. It had its origin in the McKiuley tariff bill o� 1890. But while the Democrats aided the Republicans in passing the Canadian reciprocity, knowing the ' farmers would hold it against the- Republicans, they arc now trying-to dodge the issue under their own regime. The light will be hetweon, the city men and the rural, representatives, the former demanding that American markets be operied to Canadian farm products in order that the cost of ; � Mr. and Mrs. O. E. Ford and family leave on Thursday for California, where they will spend the winter. � * * Miss Balfour, of Chicago, who has been visiting Mrs. E. U. Rylands through the past summer, left on the Flyer for California, yesterday, to spend the winter. Mrs. Rylands and little daughter, Agnes, accompanied her, and will also spend the winter in the South. V   Mr. and Mrs. Edward .1. Schl are entertaining a few of their young friends at a little house dance this evening. The party will include Mr. and Mrs. Fraser Cameron, Miss De Vcber, Miss Edra Smith, the Misses Hanrahan, Miss Simpson, Miss Lum-bard, Miss Batassin, and Messrs.' Oliver, Parsons, DeVeber, McClinton, Dawson, Beeby, Rose, Holliman and Dr. Mason. CLUBS AND SOCIETIES ' The Protheon class will meet this evening, with Miss Lingard, 1205 Fourteenth street South.  * * The Women's Auxiliary of St. Cyprian's Church will meet on Thursday afternoon for the election of officers and otheT important business.    The Luther League ot Si. Paul's First Lutheran Church will meet on Thursday evening at the home of Rev. C. Grant, 1509 Sixth avenue South.   � The- Ladies Cotta Society 0f St. Paul's First Lutheran Church will meet on Thursday afternoon with Mrs. C. Grant, 1509 Sixth avenue South. Election of officers will be in order.  *  Lovers of the dance will be delighted to know that the Hqspiptal Aid Society have decided to hold a dance in Easter week on Friday, March 28.   ' The second meeting in connection with the week of prayer will be held in Westminster Church this evening at eight o'clock. Mr. S. S. Dunham and Rev. A. C. Bryan will speak on "Personal Religion."  * * Tile Companions of the Forest will hold their fourth dance tonight in Unity Hall, and are looking forward to a pleasant evening. TJie committee in charge of the dance includes Mrs. A. Morden, P.Irs. Carter, Mrs. Uns-worth, Mrs. T. Arnold and Mrs. Stowe.  * � The Art Needleworl: Club held a well attended meeting at the home of Mrs. J. B. Ross yesterday afternoon. A pleasant time was spent in sewing and a social time enjoyed over the tea cups. The ladies decided to entertain their husbands on Thursday evening, at the home of Mrs. L. H. Fowler. The officers were ..re-elected, Mrs. J. B. Reuter as president, and Mrs. W. P. Roy as secretary-treasurer. The next meeting will be at Airs. William Scott's on Monday afternoon. LOWNEY'S shows you how cocoa ougKt to taste Lowney's Lowney's Lowney's Lowney's Lowney's SHOWS you how cocoa ought to taste shows YOU how cocoa ought to taste shows you HOW cocoa ought to taste shows you how COCOA ought to taste shows you how cocoa OUQHT to taste shows you how cocoa ought T O taste Lowney's Lowney's shows you how cocoa ought to TASTE ALL REM FOR BIG POULTRY THERE WILL BE OVER 1200 BIRDS ON EXHIBITION-OPENS TOMORROW HYDRO-ELECT POWER POPULAR SEVERAL ONTARIO MUNICIPAL! TIES ENDORSED IT YESTERDAY . Toronto, Jan. 7.-In the civic elections yesterday municipal hydro-electric, bylaws were carried and in every case by overwhelming majoiitie3. In a number of instances the vote was practically unanimous only three or five being in opposition to the system. The total amount voted by all the municipalities combined is about $360,000 and is made up as follows: Owen Sound, 550,000. Stayher, ?9,000, North Bay 560,000; Peterboro,-.,$120,-0000; Clinton $33*000; Goderich, $35,-000; E'mira $20,000; Winchester, $10,-000; Beaverton,r$10,000. USSUN - CHOMN INGE E ,; '�--~-  DEPITE DENIALS NEWSPAPER MEN CONTEND CZAR'S HOPE IS REALLY THERE Paris, Jan. 7.' -"The Nice correspondent of the Paris morning papers insist, in spite of denials, that the Russian crown prince is now at Cape Martin hotel, the gtounds of which are swarming with detectives. The hotel employees have been instructed categorically to - deny the presence there- of Crown Prince Alexis. M. Orssati, head of the special police at Nice, who is now in Paris, has been s unn.'oned by- the government to return here. '  THREE LIVES LOST N A SNOW SLID TREACHEROUS MOUNTAIN NEAR . SANDON IS RESPONSIBLE FOR HEAVY LOSS OF LIFE Sandon, B.C., Jan. 7.-Six men weTe caught in a snow slide from the mountain, two thousand feet above the Noble Five mine yesterday, and three lost.their lives. The other three had miraculous escapes. A' rescue party was started out immediately, but no trace could be found of the bodies. It is thought they will not be recovered until the spring. Several persons have been killed at the same spot within the last two years. The storm of last week was one of the worst ever seen in 'this district. T A USEFUL WINTER C08TUME" This tailor-made gown, for sports or country wear, Is In checked gray tweed. The loose coat js of (he new fhree'quarter lent'ith. 'Lob Angeles, Cal., Jan. 7.-Temperatures from 4 to 6 degrees lower than (Sundav were recorded fast night, blasting the hopes of orange and lemon, growers. U was admitted today that the fruit loss would be extremely heavy. Estimates' of damage run from ten to thirty million dollars. Railroad' freight losses, figured in terms df shipment,' It is estimated, the 1913 crop of oranges anjj lemons will. fie from ten' to twenty 'thousand cai'lpads short....... ......... CURES COUGHS &C0LDS If anyone happens to pass the city market building on the corner of 4th Ave.'and 4th St., S., tonight, he will be inclined to believe that the whole of Lethbridge is crowing about something, for by midnight 1248 birds will be in place, ready for the opening of. the Lethbridge Poultry and Pet Stock Show which opens tomorrow morning at eleven o'clock. The exhibition this year is by far the largest winter show ever held by the association, and as the south boasts of' a large number of the champion birds' of the province, the exhibition should be populair with poultry fanciers. The premium list this year is especially attractive, and the 13 large silver cupS now on view in the window of W. A. Ott's store making a pleasing display. Two judges from' outside the south country have been chosen to officiate this year and therei;Should be no dissatisfaction on.the-part of the exhibitors with "the findings of these experts. The gentlemen who will.act as a jury of: awards. arct J. Shakle-tan of Olds, and Ross Wallace of Calgary, twoiSmeii '-"well known A.6'- -"all poultry breeders ..of this, province. For Mayor Hardie, the opportunity offers him. his first chance-to do the honors ot 'his position, and ,at eleven o'clock tomorrow he will open, the show, and do 'a little crowing himself about the fine poultry - to be found in Sunny Southern Alberta. This will be the first function" at which he will  have officiated since taking office. QUITE METROPOLITAN NOW Montreal,' Jan. 7.-Owing to the enormous increase in 'the' postal'business in Montreal^ the postal authorities here have been empowered to install a "system of underground electric mail delivery siich as has been carried out in Boston as well as in London and ; various' cities in Great Britain. Assistant Postmaster Ga-boury has just returned from Boston where -lie has been studying the system of underground mall carrying. Big Addition to ; the Dry Spot (Continued from front page). IMP In addition to the local -option fight, license reduction campaigns were conducted in Hamilton and St. Thomas, but large' majorities in fav-' or of retaining the-present number, of permits were polled'ih both places, while the tavern license'reduction bylaw was swamped. The three-fifths requirements again caused the defeat. of local options in Peterboro, although a majority of i over 500. was polled .in ;faypr. of mak-1 ing the town dry, while Sarnia remains wet on the same account. Of the 21 repeal contests brought on Acton was the,only municipality in which the liquor element was successful, the majority, of the others sustaining the bylaw by. increased majorities. Irregularities in. the ballots were detectepV. in several ''places and criminal proceedings are to be instituted. Some of the votes follow :- Dundalk ..........., .,..... �9 90 Caledonia Twp. ,,494 376 118 Markham Twp. .,.' ..... 745 297 448, Owen Sound ............ '' 130 Chesley ..........., ;.....'. 207 190 17 Downie Twp. .......... 402 224 178 Collingwood......v..... 91 MacLean and Rideouti 69 57 12 Orangeville '363 274 89 Wellington ............. 91 64 27 Tuckcrsmith Twp. ..... 317 .187 30 Victoria Harbor ... .... 240 85 155 Etam Twp.......556 295 261 Thorold Twp. 288 180 108 Brook Twp. ... 485 323 162 Ncwboro ........, ;.. ... 65 35 30 Whitby East Twp..... 408 2Sl 157 King Twp...........;. 709 404 305 Tiverton ...............,','. 76- 26 50 Aurora ................. 321 224 97 Morris Twp....... ..... 204 169 95 Clinton ......".:. }.. j- -332 214 118 Nichols Twp. ... .., 210 127 92 Defeated bv Three-Fifths Clause Peterboro ........... 2005 1529 476 Penelon Falls ..,..-...,.' 171 118 � 53 Himsworth Twp.. ...... 62-65 3 St. Mary's Twp. ...".'. 540. 419 121 Lindsay ..........;..... 910 -757: 153 Thamesville ..........119 96,- 23 Gravenhurst ...... ...... 189 143 46 Sarnia...........v 1074 r935: 139 Wingham ...... 84  7-0 14 Dresden ...... ... ........ .190 184 . 6 Straight Majority Againsji; Louth Twp. ..,...-.,....., 268 '272 4 Penetanguishene........ . 25 Markdale '108 132 24 Arthur ... ... ... (..........,9,7 . J.85.- 88 Chaplean...........,.,...,'.�> / .7 AN -AFTERNOON TOILETTE i On simple lines.. The rich brown of the velvet harmonises with - the warm shade of the fur, and a broad sash of soft satin adds a distinctive touch. The long sleeves are finished with fur cuffs. '. 1 the only buildings left Vstact in tag entire block. More than a score of families are homeless. Loss, $300,* 000; insurance-, about $250,000. IT WILL REQUIRE DYNAMITE CONVICTS SIGN APPtlt CATIONS FOR BAIL AND ^ ARE HOPEFUL, M Lethbridge Will Have Fat Stock (Continued from front page)..> OPOSSUM GALORE.  This',bi:o'ad "wrfip " of..,iopossum fur Is designed for �aH women.  It allows of very varying- methods of draping. The fur Is laid In horizontal bands edgocj with another strip of the . - same fur. - � '-� ter is particularly susceptible to-any, movement which will result, .hi bettering the. quality" of the live stock ;of the province. . For the first' year at least, premiums will be offered only for horses ] and cattle, but those wishing' to' exhibit sheep and, swine, wljl b6 .granted accommodation." At the'erid"' of the show, a sale will be held where many of the prize Animal's witl be sold at public auction, thus giving1 the farmers who wish to grade up their stock a chance to get thoroughbred and full blooded stock for that, purpose.- ..1 - - ICON CITY FIRE OVER SCORE OF F.AMICjES ARE HOMELESS AND FINE;, BUILDINGS .DESTROY90 Macon City, Iowa, Jan,$ 7.-Fire, whifc,h torlsrinafed ^ in the' '�^opnl>ard Confectlorierv stbr^.at c^jtbisty this PAOrnlpg,.,c[eaneA/'Qjit,jnjea^ly "UW �n-tire business bloen otjf' Staito"' and Michigan atjreeta, Ttys;pieui>^etre building, and the' \y.he�reViH'retUr|feG �to their work.- �'' v;-*'?^!' Makes Sweet, Wholeserp* 6tf�j3tf�Torb1i^,,Ont^V,''' " ;