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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 15, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 19M THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN LOCAL GRAIN MARKETS Today's wheat prices : 'No. 1 No'rthcni.......... CG No. 2 Noftliorn.......... (!,! No. ;i Northom.......... 00 No. 'I Nortliani............. 55 No. 5 Northern.......... -Ifl No. 1 Rod............... �e No. 2 Ron'............... >u\ No. 3 Red............... ISO No. �) Itcd................ 55 No. u Red............... 49 THURSDAY'S WHEAT PRICES ' Winnipeg, Jan. 15.-Tho wlieat pcic-es today were : Wheat- Open Close .laii............................ May ........................... !)!;[ July ........................... 1)3 i)3 Oals- .);ui............................ 338 Mav ;.......................... 37i July ........................... 38:1- 'W,- Klax- Jan............................ 1-30 Mnr ........................... 1.35^ 1.35 Jalv ........................... 1.37J 1.37 CASH PRICES Wheat-No. 1 Nor................... 3l!ii Xo. ! Nor................... S'lJ No. 3 Nor................... .S2 No. !............................ 75,', Nil. 5 ........................... (iii Nil, Hi ........................... li-t.V Kied .................. >........ 5!) Winter Wheat-No. I............................ > ? : ? : ? < ? : < ? COMING TO CALGARY Toronto, Ont., .fan. Jo.-Rev. S. W. FoHls of �Voung street Methodist church liMS acco^pt-ed a call to Calgary. He will go there next .Inly. ummage Sale Off To ood Start, a Rush For Bargains Aid Society Charge Lives Ten Weeks in the Open at Calgary MIDLAND HAD SERIOUS FIRE iM,idland, Onb., .Tan. I*.-Olidiajid suffered another fire loss at one o'clock this morning, with the loss estimated at about $76,000. Ingram and Macleod blocks were totally destroyed. The buildings contained tho following businesses, all of which have been totally destroyed: Bank of, British North America, Towii clerk's office, Simcoe Railway and iPower Co.'s office, .'\rthur W. B^U, isewlng machine agent, W. Finlayson, barrister; Dr. 1-Iarvio, dentist; Ijlght and Water Commissioner's office; C. E. Alkens' office; Taylor, Armstrong Bros. & Frank; Miss JIaLeod, milliner; Canadian FJxpress Co., nnd D. A. Fo'wlie, Jeweller. Tlie cause of the fire is unknown. AGED JAIL GOVERNOR DEAD Perth, Out., Jan. 15.-W. H. Grant, governor of the county jail since 1880, died this morning, aged 76. Ship Your Grain -TO- JohnBillings&Co. Limited Members Winnipeg Qraln Ei;change Winnipeg Leihbrldga For prices phono 1714, Loth-bridge, or write P. O. Box 378 Office Royal Bank Building, c/o Aaqulth & Llnd��y Orlando Bjorklrlad, a Lothhridge boy, who, as an incorrigible, was taken in hand a year ago by the local children's protective officers, following petty thieveries in which tlie lad was mixed up, was picked up in Calgary a couple of days a.^o by the police after he had been wandering about tor ten weeks in that city, living in the open air, with no means of support other than refuse which lie could pick up at the rear of restaurants and hoteis. ffhe lad's mother lives in, Leth-ibridge, but his father has not been a resident of the city for some time. Probation Officer I.,amb will see Mrs. B]orkblad today, and it is likely arrangements will be made to have the boy sent home. Mr. Lamb says the youngster is one of the brightest boys he has ever kno'wn, but got travelling in the wrong kind of society, w,hich necessitated his being sent away from home in an effprt to reform him. The Calgary AlberUm tells the strange story of the boy's disappearance and precarious existence in Calgary as follows: With his clothes in tatters, his hair long and unkempt, his face pale as chalk, and trembling and shaking like a leaf from cold and exposure, Orlando BjorjWall. aged 14, wiho says he has slept in the heart of tlie city in the open air for ten weeks, was brought to police headquarters yesterday morning at .S o'clock by Patrolman Jlilier. Emaciated from hunger and naiurally small and stunted, the boy was a pitiful object, as he stood quaking before the police desk ;and told a tale lh?.t even shocked the men at headquarters, who are accustomed to see the worst phases of life every day in the round of their regular duties. "I ran away from a farm neai' Edmonton," said tho boy to Deakman Woodliouae. "I was sent there ten weeks ago by a charity society in Lethbridge. T walked all the way from Edmonton to Calgary ten weeks ago and since I came here I have net been inside a house. I have slept in lanes and have eaten at the rear of restaurants. I wa^jted to get back home to see my father nnd mother, but never got any farther than here. The work on tho farm was too hard and I ran away;" On Monday tho city police received word that a boy was sleeping under a big plaltorni at the roar of the DunlO)) 'Tire agency, 8tli avenue West, and DeLectivps Ritchie and McDonald and Patrol Sergeant Davidson made a search f,or him, but could not find him. lie may have been, liuddled in the dirt some place under the platfcrm, however, as it was only a sliort distance from the platform whoi'e Constable Miller found him in the lane. His clothes were in such a filthy condition that they had to be buriici. The bey was handed over to the Children's Aid Society and will, be kept at the slieiter till something is found out about him. from the Lethbridge authorities. As Was Expected the Rummage Sale Drew the Crowds We have spent months in preparing for this great Sale. With money so scarce, and sales of all descriptions all over the city, we realized it was up to us to make our annual clean-up or " Rummage Sale," stand out, where it belongs -at the top of the list. It did not take long for the buying public to catch on the fact we had planned A Sale That Would Crowd the Busy Store for Nine Lucky Days -($150.00 in Prizes Given Away) The bargains have never been equalled in this city because we have had the co-operation of the Mills and Wholesalers in the East~they send us Mill Ends, Samples and Odd Lines which we turn over to you at factory prices plus the freight. do iF^"^^ simply to show the people of Lethbridge that when it comes to a Sale, we take second place to no one. Rylands & Co. have and always will "sell-for-less." That is the way we have built up our enviable business in two short years. Eye Openers for Those Who are at all Skeptical ! 36 in. Messaline Dress Silks for 75c $1. and 75c Fancy Dress Silk for 28c New Spring Waists up to $2. for 85c 1 5c Prints, all Mill Ends for - - - 9c 20c Linen Torchon Laces for - - 5c I 5c and 20c Embroidery Edgings 5c $2. Union Suits for ------$1.10 $1.75 White Quilts for----$1.10 $L75 Flannelette Night Gowns for 95c Children's $6. Coats for - - - - $3.25 Be Sure and Get a Yellow Coupon With Every Purchase-$85.00 Fur-lined Coats, and 19 Other Valuable Articles Will be Given Away Absolutely Free COMING SIEGE OF LETHBRIDGE Salvafinn Armv Wil MaVp at*'^ knowledge of everything Indian, oaivation army vvu maKe a.^^^, incidents of Indian life which ial Attack on Forces Speciii of Evil tliey use in their addresses from time to time are always of the most absorbing human interest. Tlie- siege will be carried on every ___ I night of tlie week as well as three / - . " i services each Sunday, and the Cita- Proparations arc in hand for what : del band will he present at all ser-promises to be the greatest event in! vices. Special leaders will he present the history of the "salvation Army l i"*^!"'!'"!; Brigadier Green of Vancour ' , ., r, , . iver, Brigadier and Mrs. Hunter, Ma- in the city of Lethbridge. Captain I jo^.^^^^ Divisional Commander Tutte is a busy man tlieso days ar- , for Montana and Idaho. Captain Oake ranging a great revival campaign to of Medicine Hat, and Adjutant How-be caliei tlie siege of Lethbridge, dur- ; eii from the Army's magnificent corps ing which the local forces of the Sal- :at Calgary. The latter olRcer will be vation Army led by special leaders, assisted by Envoy Jim Miller, a won-will atta.clc and bombard what they ' derful and interesting trophy of are pleased to call 'the strongholds | Grace, whose conversion is a modern of the Devil' in a strenuous endeavor ! miracle, wonderfully exemplifying the to rescue some of the slaves of sin. /'Army's work-among the down-and-out Already there is a spirit of e,xpec- class, tancyin the atmosphere among tlie, All the soldiers of tlie-local corps soldiers, and as the days approach will be formed into brigades for work for the Siege to commence, and as during the siege, and any friend who preparations near completion the en- , would iilcc to assist in the great tliusiasni "which accounts for so much ' work is heartily requested to get in of the Army's success in all its cam- touch with Captain Tutte (phone paigns is rising to what will un-|712) at once and lend a hand. An doul)tedly be boiling point before the. hour or. two or half a day will be day of the grand oiiciiing. I apjircciatcd and all can be utilized. EH WHO CAUSED m IN BURDEIT GETS 3 MONTHS 'I'he siege will loiiimcnce with a preparatory meeting on Saturday, There will be a motto and badge used in connection with the Siege and January 24th at 8 p.m. and tlic grand 'all friends who are interested and opening dcnionstrntions will be con- j who appreciate the work of the Army diicted b}' lUigadier and Mrs. Hun- and its efforts to iielp and uplift their ter, who are niiKsionaries from iVor- fellow man should call at the Citadel tliern India, wliere they have spent land procure one. The badges are free, many years in charge of the Army's ; and have the words "God seeks you" extensive work among the criminal 'upon them. This is the motto of the tribes. This work ranks amongst the I siege, and undoubtedly the beautiful most successful that the Army has j little badge will be .very popular dur- AFFECflONS WERE WORTH $5,00 Fargo, N.D., Jan. 15.-Laura 13. Ruthrufi; has paid Mrs. i\. E. MoAiii-dresB, wife of J. C. McAndress, formerly prominent in State Democratic circles, $5000 for alienation of McAndress' affections, settlement of such suit beiiiig announced today. Mrs. Ruthniff fiormerly was employed in McAndress' office in (his city. She it a widow, nnd well fl.ved flnnn-.cinlly. McAndress is now in the land business at Edmonton, Alta. Mr. and cMra. McAndress recently wero di-vorcod. ! taken in hand, and all who know the I Army's wonderful march of progress jknow that is saying a great deal. It ing the days of the Siege. Further � annoi',nccments will be around the city in the shape of post- has been spoken of in terms of the jcrs, handbills, songsheets and pro-highest commendation by tho British j grams in tiie course ol a few days. Indian authorities, and as a result, |Thc dates of the siege will be Janu-Itlie Army oflicers now have almost |ary 2lth to February IGth. i unlimited privileges among the crim- -----�- 'inal-tribesmen and are regarded by a teacher of a Sunday school class I the authorities as an invaluable^ help tried to impress unon her young char-|in the work of reforming these tnbes the necessity of blessing the food I who arc born thieves and robbers. , jjgtcre eating i So igreHt indeed has been the success . , g,,^ ^g,^^^ ^ j^,,^^ ,of these workers that the recent ,,^,3 f^^t,^^,. ^before you eat !groat honor conferred upon Commis- y^ur dlnne"'" j u i^i. 'sioner Rootli-Tucker by King George ' ,. ,,, iV., namelv, the presenting of the; 7' ,, , iKaiser-derlHind Medal (one of the ', dd ho say this morrt- ! most coveted of all Indian honors) is . before brea.kl^st?"^ said ,to have be.n largely through the j ^ ^edUated; suddenly he ro-Uvork. of tlie Army among the crim-i Tenvbered and beamed. inijl tribes. Both Brigadier' and Mrs. Hunter acaMplriccrs of long, and vai-ied expericiKC,- and have a vast Jiuirt "He said! 'You kids go slow on the butter now! It's 40 cents a pound!'" -Judge. . Because he forged certain C. P. R. bills of lading, thereby nearly doing the Ei'iisou Milling Co. for the neat sum of $1500, George Armstrong was yesterday afternoon sentenced to spend the next three months in the barracks working for the government. The story surraundlag Armstrong's operations is somewhat spectacular, and out of the ordinary. He appeared before Inspector Lindsay on the charge some days ago for preliminary hearing. Being committed to stand trial. Be elected to be tried summarily, appearing before Judge Jackson In ciliarobers yesterday, pleaded guilty and was sentenced. Representing himself: as connected with the Ellison Mill, Armstrong visited the Grassy Lake and Burdett districts, where he offered 98 cents a busliel for 'wiieat. He bought four thousand bushels at this price, but the farmers would not turn over the bills of lading without receiving some cash deposit. Armstrong aiad no cash. So forged a bill of lading, using the Burdett C.P.R. agent's name. With this document, he cams to Lethbridge where be sold the wheat at the market price, to the Ellison Milling Co. The manager of the mill asked him how much he would like on the shipment, Armstrong replying that $1500 would be sufficient. The cheque 'was 'written out, but just as it w-as being handed 16 him. Sergeant Coleridge appeared on the scene, and place Armstrong under arrest. Sergeant Coleridge merely ihad suspicions that Armstrong's transactions were not legitimate. He knew something about the market price of, wheat and having heard that Armstrong had offered 98 cents, he Immediately cam'ped on Ibis trail. The farmers who sold to Armstrong are not out of pocket, as they still have the wheat. But 98 cents a busih-el created a stir throughout the Burdett district, and some farmers wont out and bought alt the wheat they could find at th� market price, Intending to sell to this optimistic buyer, and tihua make about 30 cents a bushel on the transaction. They are tho only ones that got bumped. If Sergeant Coleridge had not known the price of wheat, the Ellison people would ihave lost the JIBOO. Armstrong conducted the project on an almost nil pocketbook, aa he had exactly |1.50 when arrested. WHAT'S GOING TO HAPPEN Winnipeg, Jan. 12.-Twenty ticks cif dynamite and 200 feet of fUM IiAve been stolen from the powder masutne at Mlddlechuxch. Kidneys Keep Bladder Weak TAKE SALTS TO FLUSH KIDNKYS AND NEUTRALIZE IRRITATINO ACIDS Kidney and Bladder weakness results from uric acid.says a noted authority. The kidneys flltor this acid from the blood and .pass it on to the bladder ^arhere it often remaini to Irritate and inflame, causing a burn-lug, scalding Bensatlon, or setting up an irritation at the neck of the bladder, obliging you to seek relief two or three times during the night. The sufferer is in constant dread, the water passea sometimes with a scalding sensation and is very profuse; again, there Is dlfflculty in avoiding It. Bladder weakness, most folks call it, because they can't control urination. While it is extremely annoying and' sometimes very painful, this is really one of the most simple aliments to overcome. Get about four ounces o� Jad Salts from your pharmacist and take a tablespoonful in a glass of water before breakfast, continue this for two or three days. This will neutralize the acids In the urine so It no longer Is a source of irritation to the bladder and urinary organs wliich then act normally again. Jad Salts is inexpensive, harmless, and is made from the acid of grapes and lemon Juice combined with llthia and is used by tbouaaods of folk* who are subject to urinary disorder^ caused by uric acid Irritation. Jad Salts is splendid for kidneys and causes no bad effects whatever. Here you have a pleasant effervescent lltlila-water drink, which, quickly relieves bladder troubles. For ml* by J. D. Hlginbotham & Co. Ltd. 0 ;