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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 16, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Thursday, January !(>, 1013 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Page M^m CARNEGIE F Many Unsuccessful - And W the factory were compelled to llee for their lives. The explosion was caused by crude alcohol used in the stiffening of the hat frames. The material of -which the structure was composed �was easy, prey for the i flames which got a good grip on the upper stories of the building' by the time the fire department reached the scene. A great manv wires had to be cut before the ladders could be raised on the stand. One fireman who had climbed to the'top'of the serial truck received a shock that hurled him to the'-ground.''.An.'hour elapsed before the blaze was mastered. The damage is estimated at $5,000. DEBATE CONTINUED IN MANITOBA HOUSE Winnipeg, .Tan., 15.-This afternoon Jn the legislature' two government inembers of the Opposition took part in the debate on the speech from tho Throne. B. L. Baldwinaoii, government, submitted a mass of figures on the growth of the province during the last twelve years. C. D. McPherson, Libera], gave attention to compulsory education, telephones, elevators and direct legislation. The speaker commended the govern nient on the selection it had made In Judge Hobson as public utility commissioner. ' The other speakers were L. Mc-Means, for the government, and Dr. Armstrong, for the Opposition. Pittsburg, Pa., .Ian. 1-5.-The. Carnegie Hero Fund Commission tonight announced a further list of awards for heroic acts. The last list was made public on November a. The list with medal awarded, etc., is as follows : Lonis C. Scholl, bronze medal and $1,000, as needed. Scholl, .u carpenter, saved Raymond C. Lanfear,- a cleric, from drowning, at Santa Cruz, Cal., on July 9, 1911. Clarence Van Nostrand, brouze medal and $1,000, as needbd. Van NostTand, aged 16, attempted to save T. Waverly Doxey, and saved Florence E. Doxey and Frank Halveraon, children, from drowning, at Glen Covo,, N.Y.. on January 8, 15)11.- John McBride, bronze medal and $1,000, as needed. McBride, a laborer, saved Cyrus L. Nail, from drown ing, at Tarpon, Texas, on March .!), 1910. William H. Prather, bronze medal and $1,000, as needed. Prather, a deck hand, saved F. W. M. Pheasant, liveryman, from drowning, Knight's Landing. Cal., May 27, 1911. John V. Hagemann, bronze medal and $1,000 toward purchase of a farm. Hagemann, laborer, rescued David C. Schlueter, farmer, and Minnie L. Schlueter, from a runaway, at Elgin, 111., on January 2, 1900. Ernest E. Bogges, bronze medal and $-125 disablement benefits and $1,000, as needed. Bogges, a machinist, attempted to save Ray S. Utter, machinist, from burning, Hood River, Or.)., on May 18, 1910. Rodney Perry, bronze medal and $2,000 as needed, for .educational purposes. Perry, aged 13, a schoolboy, saved Albert B. Collins from drowning, at Alton, Me., December 1, 1�0fl Walter B. Wallace, deceased, bronze medal to widow, and pension of $50 a month. Wallace, aged 3G, chief clerk, died attempting to save Cath-leen B. Suggs, Sallie C. McLean and Mary B. Wolfe, from drowning, .at Santa Rosa Island, Fla., on June 22 1911. Adam Oberat, deceased, bronze medal to mother and pension of $25 a month. Oberst, a, stationary fire man, died saving Charles L. Carr, aged 39, foreman of a gas company, from suffocation, at Carpentersville, 111., on February G, 1911. Cecil frlarberg, deceased, bvonze medal to mother, and $500 as needed. Karberg, aged 19, reporter, died attempting to save Dorothy McGrew, aged 13, from drowning, at La Jola, j Cal., on August G, .1911. ' Charles L. Covell, silver medal. CoveH, superintendent of public works, saved Ruth King, Sarah J. Wil-Hams, land two unidentified women, and attempted to save Albert Hurst - from drowning, at Wellington, Kas., on June 29, 1908. A cloud burst at : night caused the waters of Magic | Creek to rise suddenly and flooded a portion of Wellington, I Austin M. Morgan, silver medal. Morgan, a real estate dealer, saved . Wm. E. Mason, minister, from assas- I sination, at Cleburne, Tex., on December 7, 1907. Lorenzo Ortiz, silver medal and ?500sas needed. Ortiz, track laborer^ saved Alex. S. Townes, from drowning at Oklahoma City, Okla., on January 27, 1912. Magdaleno Bargas, silver medal and $500, as needed. Bargas, track laborer, saved S. Brook Townes, jr., aged 13, from drowning, at Oklahoma City, Okla., on January 27, 1912. Sidney Metzler, silver medal, and $1,000 as needed. Metzler, dentist, saved Annie Newton, aged 12, from drowning, at Whycocmagh, N.S., on October 25, 1909. James A, Miller, silver medal and $1,000, aB needed. Miller, foreman, attempted to rescue J. C. Rogers, aged 15, farm hand, and Ora Postlewaite, aged 34, farmer and well digger, from a cave-in in a cesspool, at Liberal, Kas., on October 14, 1911. Doris E. Lewis,, silver medal, and $2,000, as needed for educational purposes. Miss Lewis, aged 14, school girl, saved B'anjamin W. Draper, aged 7, from drowning, at Cowansville, Quebec, on November 25, 191.1. Fire Chief Tells Startling Story of the Crookedness Which Prevails Sarnia and Port Huron, Mich., each Chicago, Jan. 16.-With'the indictment of Joseph Clark, for an alleged attempt to bribe an assistant states attorney not, to prosecute an arson case, as a test, A. A. Batch, chief deputy lire marshal! told a remark-' able story of organized incendiarism. Ten per cent, of Chicago's iircs are incendiaries, Batch said. "Then' are three men in Chicago, known as insurance adjusters who- often get to fires before the firemen. They sleep with their clothes on. have autonrohiles in readiness and, receiving tips that a fire is about to be started are on their way almost before an alarm comes in. "Tho adjusters do not actually start fires themselves ; thoy employ men to do that-men who actually solicit the business. "The adjusters make their money by adjusting the losses. They offer bribes to detectives frequently, but never when there is a witness present, thus leaving it one man's word against another. �"Often, we arc informed days in advance of when fires arc to be start-fid. In that way wc are able to prevent many blazes, in many instances we have had detectives watching buildings that have been marked for the torch. Wo have had tips that have led us to buildings with the basement filled with excelsior, the floor saturated with oil and the stock packed in combustible material. All that we could do was to notify the insurance companies and have the insurance cancelled. In such cases the fires were not started. It is possible for anyone to get a building fired in Chicago. Charges vary, according to the magnitude of the fire. For large fires the charge is one per cent. I do not know of a single conviction for arson in Chicago in the last eighteen months." Great Savings for Friday and Saturday in the Annual Pre-Inventory Clearance Scores of wise and economical women have taken advantage ol; the exceptional savings afforded by this sale and stocks are coming- down. Friday and Saturday otter perhaps the strongest inducements yet announced and prices are low enough to warrant absolute clearance of every line featured here. Royal Taffeta Underskirts $2.50 WORTH UP TO $4.00 A splendid range of all the wanted colors in various styles and widths. Beautiful Afternoon and Evening Coats going at Fractional Prices $37.00 $40.00 $50.00 Regular $35.00 value Regular $60.00 value Regular $75.00 val*e Above Prices for Friday and Saturday Any Hat in the Store $5.00 WORTH UP TO $20.00 Every one new this season -just about a dozen loft to choose from. Better than Usual Savings in Knit Goods that are most in Demand now Skating Caps........95c REGULAR $1.25 VALUES Children's Skating Caps ?5c REGULAR $1.00"VALUES Wool Shawls...... $1 45 REGULAR $2.00 VALUES ' Heavy Knit Gloves . . . 25 C REGULAR 40c. VALUES " Children's Over-alls .. 75c WORTH UP TO $1.25 Wool Scarfs ........ 95C REGULAR $1.25 VALUES RESIGNS CHARGE Flannelete Gowns .........$1.45 REGULAR"i$2.00 VALUES Ladies' Underskirts 45c. WORTH UP TO 75c All the New Furs Going Very Cheap $100 Pointed Fox Set $80.00 90.00 Black Fox Set $72.00 167.50 Blue Wolf Set . .$54.00 ?125.00 Best Mink Set $100.00 $150 Best Mink Set $120.00 ?80.00 Isabella Fox Set $64.00 ?40.00 River Mink Set $32.00 Hosiery and Vests 25c. WORTH UP TO 45c Toques and Skating Caps, 35c. REGULAR 50c VALUES REGRET EXPRESSED BY BOW IS^ LAND PRESBYTERIANS-LODGES HOLD INSTAL-ATION SERVICES A Rochester man, Mr. Wm. Bausch, has offered $1,000 worth'of appraatus liave a mayor named Bejl. They arc t to Belleville hospital, where he was across the river from each other. , a patient last year Thp Reason Why You put into every article you bake-your experience, knowledge and skill. We have put into Alberta's Best Baking" Powder our 3upreinest effort. If you. exercise the, same care in the selection of BakingPowder as we do in' its manufacture,' you will order Alberta's Best every time, because it is always uniformly excellent, and invariably certain in results, MP Bow Island, Jan. 15.-The I. O. O. F. Jodge arranged a very pleasant evening last Wednesday at their semiannual installation. About two hundred were present, including several brothers from Winnif'red. After the ,installation ceremony a short, but exceedingly good programme was rendered, followed by a delicious luncheon. Dancing followed. The first meeting of the Bow Island Rural municipality was held in town on January 4.  E. W. Luckhardl. has resigned his position as manager 'of the Union Bank, which takes effect as soon as the new manager arrives, to enter into partnership with A. Swennum-son in the implement and harness business, and also to take up real estate, loans and insurance. Dr. Paterson returned last week from a visit to his parents in Ontario. D. Needham is attending to some business in Bow Island, before leaving on a trip around the world. He expects to start for England next week. R. E. A. Colp has installed an up-to-date moving picture machine at the I. O. O. F. halj, and is raking in all the small change in this locality. Mr. and Mrs. A. Swennumsou left on Tuesday for a months' visit at Grand Forks and Bismarck, N.D. ' Mrs. Lloyd returned to her home at Gull Lake, Sask. She has been visiting at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C. R. Hands, the past month. Mr. Reeves, of the Union Bank force, expects to leave for his home in Saskatchewan next week. Rev. Mr. Herdman has resigned his pastorate of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church hero, to the regret of a large number of friends. He expects to make, his future home at Calgary. Mrs. G. B. Mills entertained at tea on Thursday, in honor of Mrs. Mc-Ewen, Sask., who has been visiting Mrs. T. B. Hands the past, fortnight. At the school election last Thursday F. Hurlburt and E. E. Willmott were elected, with W. A. Bateman as clerk. The ladies of the Methodist Church will meet with Mrs. I. K. James on Thursday. . The Golden Link (Rebekab)' lodge will initiate several new membsrs on Friday night, and hold an installation of now -officers on Saturday night, when the president" hones to be present. They are also planning for a social evening in the near future. Miss Isabel Whitney returned to college at Calgsuy on Monday, weclr,. and Thompson Whitney left for col-, lege at Port Hope on the same day. The officers of the Masonic lodge of Bow Island were--installed at a triple installation of'iTaber, Grassy Lake and Bow Island at Taber. Row H. M. Henderson, .now of Claresholm, visited bis many friends here the past week, and conducted the services at the English Church on Sunday. �-erlor to the ordinary- ','sage tea" made by our-.grandmother^. m1. ' ,. The growth-and :beaUty-:'of.thV hair-; depends on a, healthy condition o"f the; scalp,..'Wyeth's tSage and Sulphur HaiF ..kill? . the dandruff germs.Which r-obtho.-haU' t lts� life, color and lustre,,makes tha^scalp,; iclean.and healthy, � gives the .itofr, strength,, color and beauty,'and(majfes^. It.'"grow. '!><' "* 7"% ' ' ; , j ' Got a 50-cent, bottle #ronj your 4rP?V' pis. oi'ny. ' He will give ytffirlrjjjohey back, if you are ,not ?atl*!^6'a,1a"ftS.r',sk fair trial �,  Agents;,-J, -D. -JJIffinb'o.HJ�5 am & Co. , ' "W <1S BftW --- MM 67 17 ;