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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 21, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, January 21. 1913. THE IDETfiBklDGE DAILY HERALD 1 CODFISH. ^ Mr. Marshall's Elevator Policy Calgary, .Jan. 21.-With four or five hundred farmers from all the provinces present tlie United Farmers of Alborta opened their convention in Paget Hall this morning and when all the delegates are registered it is es-'Mmated that fully seven hundred will tin in attendance. After the opening address by the Mayor, Hon. Duncan Marshall outlined the elevator policy of the province, not aa the government viewed it, but a� he, himself, saw it. It. wan his opinion that the best way to handle the question was for iho government to ioan 75 or SO per rout of the money to equip the elfc-vatorn. then Set the farmers take *Look to the extent of the balance, and -\ r MILADI EDITED BY "INO" PHONES Office 1224 Res. 1115 RESOLVE Build on resolve, and not upon regret The structure of thy future; do not grope Among the shadows of old ains, but let Thine own soul's light Bblne on the path of hope. And dissipate the darkness; waste no tears Upon tihe blotted record of lost years, But turn tlie leafB and srullo, oh! ' smile! to see The fair white pages that remain for thee. -Klla Wheeler Wilcox; Hostesses tomorrow j- Mrs. D. H. Elton, for the first tyme this season. Mrs. Ernest Jackson, 1412 Sixth avenue. pay the money loaned, back to the government on time. After the elevators wero built.he believed It best to allow the grain growers to oper: ate them under a definite agreement with the government. He also believed that-the farmers who handle the grain should also have :a say In the manner in which it was handled after it was grown. In our experimental farms, he said, we are coming up against the very things that the farmers- do, and In that way we find (how hard it is to Elnily, are expected home this week the farm in the we8tifron? an extended stay in Vancouver, Mr. M. K. Kaake is the guest of Mr. C. W. Huyck, of Medicine Hat', for a few days. � e * Mrs. J. .V. Cook returned home from Moose Jaw on Sunday morning.  .  * Mrs. J. YV. Boulton and daughter, got along on the farm and if we do that and nothing else, he believed they Had served their purpose for which they were organized. PE! IENCE ON HI Miss Edith Jones will give a reading at � concert to be held in-A'ulcaB on Friday evening. Mrs. Tyndall Evans, of Denver, the information that the prisonet was'^ho has been with Mrs T. ^M. .Ey-midcr the influences of liquor at that ana. returned home yesterday morn-time. His Honor here took hold of , lnS H. KILBURN WAS TRIED OVER GUNNING INCIDENT AT KIPP RECENTLY A ride and two formidable looking (revolvers were the ieaturc produc-1 ion?; in the district court today when  fudge Winter had betore him H. KH-burn, accused of the charge of discharging firearms and with attempting to kill in Watson's store at the post office art- Kipp on 7th January. ''Fete Gartwaite, assistant postmas-iit at Kipp, one of the witnesses for the prosecution, related his experience leading up to the shooting. He said that oue clay two fellows came into the post office to try arid sell some stamps in order to secure something to eat. Mr. Smith, for the defence, went after the witness in an '�.nrteavor to show that he and tho prisoner had talked over the wild and woolly went, and as to whether he had arranged a frame-up. Witness became heated and promptly retorted, 'My goodness, that ia an awful question to ask a man." (The court smiled). Subsequently in descricing the shooting he said he was :ii the store when the shots were fired. Counsel for the defence pressed witness cjosely on several points surrounding the. shooting and drew out the witness, but it was of no use, . even the court stenographer "admit-[ Miss McLeod, of Toronto, ting defeat in face of the bewildering & house guest with Mrs. W speed at which witness related his --~ -� evidence. Vernon Cooper, a mild mannered witness, testified that the prisoner accused him of knocking his teeth out. Prisoner thereafter cursed and swore and pulled the gun on Pete and fired. After hearing further evidence .in the case His Honor allowed prisoner to go on suspended sentence and on the understanding that he would at once go and live with his. brother in B. C. who;, is' L. Mc- Kenzie, was the raison d' otre of. an informal, little tea given by her .hostess yesterday. � � * Mr. George Devereaus has been transferred from the Claresholm branch to the local branch of the Union Bank of Canada. * * * Mrs. J. -M. Conboy, who was sales-1 lady in her nephew, R. A. Wright'& club in the K. of P. hall was most successful. One hundred and fifty guests tripped'the light fantastic to excellent music discoursed by three pieces of Gaskell's orchestra. A delectable menu was -served at half-time, after which dancing was continued until a late hour. � * * Their many friends will b� sorry to learn .that Alfred, the wee son of' Mr. and Mrs. W/-H.. Morris, Tenth j St., had an unfortunate accident yes- | terday. morning. .The little one had the index finger of his right 'land completely severed at the first joint by having it caught in an electric ; washing machine.    * An Ottawa despatch says :i The engagement is announced of Miss Katie Hazen, daughter, of Hon. J. D. Haz-en, minister of marine and fisheries, to Mr. Hugh MacKay, eldest son of Mr. W. Malcolm MacKay, of St. John, N. B. * ' * ..* �' This afternoon the City Council granted the petition of the W. C. T. U. to allow Deaconess XJdy free transportation on the city street cars. The council also extended the privilege to include the. nurses of the Nursing Mission. The kindly consideration of the council is greatly appreciated, not only by those immediately concerned, but .by the ladles of the W. C. T. TJ. and the Relief Society as well.    An Ottawa despatch says: The date of one of the most notable society weddings of the year in the capital has been announced. It is that of Miss Marguerite Fitzpatrick, youngest daugihter of Chief Justice Sir Charles FitzpatMck, to James Montagu Bate, and grandson of Sir Heury Bate, who will be married in St. Joseph's church, here on Feb. 4.    MICHIE-McCREADY A' pretty wedding was solemnized at eleven o'clock this morning -at the home (of Mr. James Reid, 1201 Sixth Ave., N., when Miss Mary McCready, recently an employee of the Bentley �* > V*� TABER'S > > ? ? > ? SHORT ? TERM SCHOOL * ? The short course school in agriculture conducted by the provincial department of agriculture opened at Taber yesterday. Unfortunately the 'bljazairdi ttvhicib qjrue raging kept many farmers at homer, but , those who braved the storm were well repaid' for their trouble.' The lectures and demonstrations were all followed 'with intense interest and many questions asked. With the fine weather today a record attendance was look-ed for. The programme and the lecturers are the same as were at Magrath last week. jewellery store, has resigned her po- Co., was joined in matrimony to Mr. --J -in future reside i^-.'m.-ii.*- ��=-v..- in-.j!,.-_. h.* ti,, sition and will Medicine Hat. William Michie, of Medicine Hat. The ceremony was performed by the Rev. A. C. Bryan in the presence of about Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Terrill enter- � a dozen friends and relatives, tained a few friends informally' last Mr. and Mrs. Michie left this after-evening at five hundred. Two tables noon for Cranbrook, where they will were in play and after an enjoyable visit the bride's sister, before taking game, the rest of the time was spent in music, to which Mr. Rhynd .Jamie-son contributed. � � * Rev. Dr. Pinkham, Bishop of Calgary, who arrives tomorrow to attend the chapter meeting of the Leth-bridge rural deanery, will be a guest with Mrs. T. E. Neale while in tho city. � * a Mrs. Fred Nivin, of Victoria, who has been on a trip to the east, will arrive the latter part of the week Up their residence in Medicine Hat. CLUBS AND SOCIETIES The Mathesis club will meet tomorrow afternoon with Mrs. I. Hooper. 502 Fourteenth St., S. Stock- Taking Specials in Carpet and Crockery Dept. As previously announced we are now busy taking stock and all oddments arc to be thrown out on to bargain tables-marked at such prices as will speedily effect their entire clearance from, our shelves. The following are the first of such items to come to our notice. Head on and if interested get here early tomorrow morning. ENGLISH BRUSSELS RUGS Five only, English Brussels rugs, ihandsome designs in cardinal and green two-tone effects ; also green ground Conventional designs; sizes 9x9, to 9x12; worth �up to $27.50. On sale tomorrow morning and until sold at $12.95 each ......... WILTON RUGS Four only of these beautiful fine Wilton Rugs left sizes 8'3" x 10'6" to 9' x 12'; qualities that will last an ordinary life-time's wear, while designs and colorings are quite up-to-date. Regular values up to $40.00. On sale tomorrow morning and until sold at each....... $24.95 FOUND In our store on Friday last, two parcels containing books; owner may. have same by proving ownership. MEAT PLATTERS 24 only, 9 Inch Meat Platters, in Semi-Porcelain Ware, white with preh-ty green decorations. Go on sale tomorrow morning and until sold at each .......... LARGE MEAT PLATTERS Largest size meat platters in the same pattern as above, suitable for tho proverbial Christmas turkey or for large roasts- Go on sale tomorrow morning and until QXg* sold at each ...... ~"yj PLATES IN ALL SIZES Balance of stock in lines we are discontinuing ilncludes Tea Plates, Lunch Plates and full Bized Dinner Plates wortli in the regular way up to $1.50 dozen to go on sale tomorrow morning and until sold at per A Kg. dozen ............ *OL HUDSON'S BAY STORES IF BANK FULFILS ITS PROMISE CITY WILL-HAVE $650,000 o- City Fathers Breathe Sigh of Relief-Finance Troubles About Ended If the. head office of the Bank of Montreal ratifies the agreement made between the local manager and the finance committee of the city council, tho financial difficulties of the city will be very nearly at an end for this year, and if Mayor Hardie has anything to do with it, this finances will never be in such a state again. The The Companions of the Forest will hold their regular meeting this evening at 7:30 sharp. Installation of of-1 bank lias offered the city a loan of fleers will take place for 1913. Every - member is earnestly requested to attend. At the clos6, refreshments will to be Mr, T. E. Neale's guest for - -� ' -="of the | a short time en routfe home.   . The dance given last evening under the auspices of the Auditorium -- FAITH, HOPE AND CHARITY- -the Good Book tells us, are the cardinal virtues. Tor some time past we have done business pretty much on, Faith, and while we have not lost Hope, we fear that our present course mayv get us on speaking terms with Charity. This, then'is to say that oh and :after February 1st, we will change our ways and sell for cash. We will still keep books for the accom-rriodation of our customers. We will give one month's credit, when previously arranged for. AH accounts must be paid by the .1.5th of the following month. Terms of settlement on Contract Work will be specified on the agreement. We have lost none of our love for the Alberta people; this is a purely business proposition, absolutely impersonal, actuated by a desire to give our patrons lower prices and to give ourselves more money in the drawer and less on/the books.. Everybody knows that a. cartain percentage of charge accounts eventually go to profit' and loss. - Who pays this margin of loss?- The honest man,of course. * - ; This arrangement will enable us to considerably .reduce our. prices and thus in a small measure help oitr patrons in their fight against "the high cost of living." ick-Sehl Hardware Co. Phones: 762,1762 �18-3rd Avenue South. evening devoted to harmony.    The A. Y. P. A. of St. Cyprian's t church held a splendidly enjoyable musical evening last night, when., the following fine program was rendered : Duet-Miss Geoghegan and Miss Gillespie. Reading-Rev. Canon McMillen. Song (encore)-Mr. Wellington. Recitation (encore)-Mr. Bishopp. "Song-Mf. Queerie. , The balance of the evening was spent in musical charades, which were very interesting. m � � Mrs, .1. -R. >Heeb, Victoria Mansions* entertained the members of the N. I, X. club this afternoon.  �  The Junior Guild of St. Mary's church intend holding a bazaar in Unity, hall tomorrow afternoon commencing  at three o'clock*' when afternoon tea will be served. In, the evening the Guild will put on "Beauty and Beast." : was then excellently rendered as follows, Rev. Canon Murrel-Wright presiding : Vocal Solo-Miss Addf. Whistling Solo with . .-piano, accom-panlment-Mr. Raworth.: ; Piano Solo-Mr.- G. Clarke, .S,oIjtjf;.(jencore)-Miss Archer". Indian Club Swinging -'Mr. , A. Clar&pr - - ^�,^/:';- Reoitation-Miss Bawdon. " � Solo., (encore)-Miss Froemau. ^Vpoal Sol64rSergeant:Hoult.' Tm acepmpanists wor,e Miss Archer and Mr. J. W. Jones. :? 'At'the close; of the evening, ai de $191,000 to payofl debts, and $100,000 on current account, to be loaned at J20.000 per month, making $291,000 in all, chargeable against 1913 taxes. With the ?348,0Q0 received not long since from the sale of bonds, the city-will have received almost $660,000, which will place it again on a sound basis. A sigh of relief 'wejnt up around the aidermanlc board yesterday when the mayor made the announcement. Last year the bakers of the city fougiht the payment of the $25 license but to no purpose. They paid the tax but resolved "n�ver again." W. *H. Peebles will lead the onslaught this year, arid fired the first gun yesterday when, he waited on the council to protest. He held that Lethbridge is the only-city in the province where a heavy license is charged. A license of 60 cents: would be enough to meet the requirements of the city in the way of providing sanitary inspection. ."If w.e remove the license jvlll it reduce the price of bread?" asked Aid. Aird, Scottish thrift coming to fore. "That's not for me to say;" the answer w�b just as canny. However; the mayor said that he had heard a lot of complaints of late against varl. ous licenses, and thought he could promise that the whole bylaw would receive due consideration and amendments would follow. The request of the chief of police for another man for office duty was referred by Aid. Loyerlngf to the police committee for report The council is- almost ready to consider an industrial policy. Aid. Mc-Carably urged that no,time should be lost in arriving at a basis- in thiB matter and it 'was practically agreed to call a special meeting at an early date for that purpose. In tlie meantime the counoil Is in communication with a macaroni factory which will likely locate here. It is possible that a portion of the city stores will be rented to the concern for its purpose, although an effort will be made to sell the building and secure a site near tho car barns. Mayor Hardin and seme- of the members of the council are not satisfied with the conversion of the woollen mill into a stores* building. ...� � A few mouths ago Miss English, erne- the 'teacthera 'of the public school staff, felt against a, seat in a. at the time ana the ca-r -stopped to allow two belated passengers to get aboard. The shock of the car coming to a stop unbalanced her and the broken ribs resulted. The suit calls for damages of $600. The' city will fight the case. C. J. Eckstorm is considering the question of turning the. buildings on the athletic park into an up-to-date market place and wrote informing the city of his plans. He hopes to have the market ready for general business inside 90 days. The pressure afforded by the city waterworks is not satisfactory to Fire Chief Hardy, and he claims that, under the present conditions it is impossible to get a better insurance rate. ^Supt. Reid claims that the pumping station Is overloaded. The whole matter was referred to the Fire ,: street car in. North Lethbridge, break ceedings. Nine dances were gwe�; the' music beinjy kindly supplied by M;iss* Archer, Miss Simpson, .J/Jiss N'immonS; Miss Helena SiroJ!lflQft.'-MRf. G/Glarlte, Mt. Dawson',' Mr. Jonef attd'Mr. H. .Wodell, "* '"' ' lag two rlbSi She was! oulckUrcptop* - eouf ha "cures 'cplds, and heals the timjtt anf lunfe�> -,u f t; 9� �eota. If the cost of production last year was $1.40, and the five .cents per ton royalty is taken off this year, the mine should be able to mine coal for $1.36 per ton in 1,913, Selling/'it 'at $1.80 per ton to the city, ppwetiplant would give a profit on each ton mined of 45 cents. '. It has been jntini,, the ,c^ty engineer, under whose jurisdiction the mine comes, that there is' a possibil-� ity of a reduction in the cost to the power plant this year, and that reduction will be 30 cents per ton, leaving, still 15 cents ,per ton. profit ! over the operating;,cost in 1912. This would mean-'a reduqffion of at out $3,-000 on the, yeac's. floal supply at the. power house. \ s v--\ r | Just how' this wiU' ftfilec^ the cost 'of power wiU,vnot,b^'mad6,)lcnpwvn.'run-til the council)holds;{{;'-special'ineet,-' ins to -dfgeiiiw- -^tK�panft:.-^dtts^:iai; "matters. * ' s -1 ? WELL. KNOWN>.UKc/�.NADAa * ? N'� � ...i^., 7i r f v ^ ? , I^Jjdpr^, ^arj,,, gl.^Robert ? Turner. he�d" surgeow and ? .phyaician, of Camb^^o,, who � ':' ? "tel. today/ *"*.'.'>4- \oungt Englishman Was Killed at Fernie by a Rock Slide Fernie, B.C., Jan. 20.-Another fatal aocident occurred at the Coal Creek mines, of the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co., this afternoon; when a miner named William Atkinson, of Fernie, was buried by a fall of rock In No. 1 South, at half-paBt two o'clock. A few-minutes later the man would have quit work had not several tons of rock pinned him to the earth, in the adjoining room a car of timber was being unloaded to be used In tim-. bering the place up when the first, cave in made-its. appearance. His fellow-workers at onoe went to work to release him, but before they had succeeded, and while he wag still-alive a second fall occurred which crushed- from his body whatever life remained. ����.- He was about thirty-five years :�:-/-,........... Regular price''*36o.;., Win ;be } op sale Wednesday.' Th^W"., �and Friday at ourVi&t^rC^t'lMi": a copy, ' ;-'4-*s*M|�S:; NEXT D0ORt.8OUTH^#| � . 5c. to . S|efy9.tWl,L4Xl^ 62 ;