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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 27, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Monday, January 27,1013 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HfcKAIJ) HON. A. J. MATHESON DIED SUDDENLY VETERAN PROVINCIAL TREASURER FOR ONTARIO SUCCUMBED TO ATTACK HEART FAILURE Perth,. Ont., Jan. 26.-Hon. Arthur .lames Matheabn,- provincial treasurer and member af the Whitney administration, iilftce 'its  formation in � February 1905, died suddenly at his residence, on Gore street here, about o'clock last night, in his seventy-sixth y state. Col.' MathWoii had returned from Toronto Sunday afternoon and in the early part'of the evening, appeared to be in his usual health, which; however,- has not been very good during the past year. A trip to the continent lag}; summer had affected him. considerably.' He attended hifj club here on Saturday..evening, leaving hos his" home about tun o'clock. When he reached his residence, he was se&ed with a recurrence �>( acute heart trouble and died instantly. The surviving members of the Eain-ily are Misses Anna, Eliza, Joanna, Mr. A.. 0. and Captain A. F., sisters sum), brothers, all of whom reside in Perth.' The deceased' was the fifth son of the-'late-Colonel Hon. Roderick Mathcson, senator. The funeral, which will be a' military one, will take place from his late residence, #}'o Women's Canadian Club of Quebec'yes'tftrday afternoon, taking' th>> Ganf&i'ifo West as . the subject of ills address. Referring, to. nis. recent ^rii? in the ! west, he it bad taught %im: ho.w ' little Canadians knew their own country. The people of Halifax were to the peogle o* Vancouver what the Portugue30 were 'to the Russians and' ^'�hey knew one another nq. better.  As for-his own case, he never had loved his country as much as -now that he had grown more acquainted-with its incomparable beauties *nd the illimitable resources. Saying that the west was already the granary of the empire, the premier went oh to review its history which he divided into two periods, tliose before and ufteu the building of the Canadian Pacific railway. He rendered a glowing tribute to the pioneers who had first explored the unknown west and �especially to the' valiant priests with thek- blood and sweat- Sir Lomer J concluded by eulogizing ,tbe women oi Canada ; he said they were one of the principal factors in the prosperity of the country. � MILADI EDITED BY "INO" PHONES Office 1224 Res. 1115 Lacrosse, Wis,, Jap. 2.5.-The fast mail train No; 56, of the.Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul Railway, carry: ing the "heavy mall" from Minneapolis and other points west to Chicago, and X'oints east, was wrecked near Colum-ibus, Bitty miles west of Milwaukee, early today. Engineer McBride and Fireman Butz.of Portage,. were seriously injured, and are in the- hospital at Columbus. Several others are reported htrrt. Details.of the accident iliaye not yet been received here. PASSING MONEY BYLAWS The City" Council met in special sessiop. this afternoon for the purpose of passing bylaws, ijn",connection with last year's local improvement's..'. MORE GAS AT ALDERSYDE Calgary, Jan. 26.--Natural gas in reasonably fait quantity was encountered on Saturday in a well that is being drilled at Aldersyde, 30 miles south o� Calgary.. The well is down only 300 feet and. the- yield fs about a million feet of gas daily. WANT LARGER OFFICES Ottawa, Jan. 26.-The Conservation Commission has under consideration: a publicity campaign in the press and otherwise in the, hope of inducing the department of public works to provide better quarters for the staff. NORMAL SCHOOL BURNED ! Manitpu, JVlan., Jan. 25.--The normal school here wfis gutted by fire, which started at S p.m. The loss will be about 814,000. ' MAY MEET IN CALGARY Calgary, Jan. 26.-The 'International Surtday School convention may meet in Calgary in 1917. The question will not be definitely answered for a year yet. =3= Thank Yttu! a- YLANDS Second Rummage Sale > is now a thing of the past, and we wish to thank the thousands of people who have helped us to make it one of the greatest merchandising events this city has ever known. It has been a remarkable sale in more ways than one. Remarkable for the enormous business done in so short a time. Remarkable for the values we have had to 'oiler the �public, which we trust will be the means of adding many customers to the ever increasmg circle,of patrons^ of the "Sell-for-Less" store. �' , . The greatest outstanding feature of the . sale;to us, however, has beeii - the coniplete "clearance of all 1912 merchandise, leaving us with practically a new stock. � ; 1 Today we commence ouivsemi-annual inventory and upon its . completion the new spring, goods will be in readiness for your inspection. , Thanking you again for your ^Wgiaess; which we jiave sol|cite,d only through .the Herald's columns' and* promising you'further ' iutqrQStmg 'news oi the Spying TaercHandise in this paperv - : We aire, youruj, v , , ' .' RYLANDS & M Make my mortal dreams come U'ue, With the good I fstvn would do; Clothe with life the weak intent, Let me bo the thing I meant. Out of self to love bo led, And to Heaven be acclimated Until all things sweet and good Seorn my natural habitude. -Whittter. * � � TIostesseB tomorrow: airs. B. \y. Kingston, 711 Twelfth St. A., for the firBt time this season. * * � ilv. R. V. Sang, tfixtli avenue, le^t this morning for Kdmonton. � # '� Mr. Bain, of Winnipeg, who has been the guest, of Mrs. F. W. Downer, Westminster House, returned home this morning. � � * Mrs. J. W. Boultou returned the latter part of the week from an extended visit at the coast. JiisH G. Harrison, who has been visiting in Stettler and Edmonton, is expected homo this evening, �   Itev. G. and Mrs. Hamilton, oi Beaver Mines, who spent the past week 'with Dr. and Mrs. P. M. Campbell, returned home on Saturday. a  * Mr. and .Mrs. T. B. Smith, of Coleman, and Mr. and Mrs.. .1. J. McDonald, of Macleod, returned home this morning, after spending the weekend with ,Mr. and Mrs. William Cleary. * *  Mrs. E. H. Wilson will receive on Weduesday afternoon for the first time since her return from abroad. * '.' * Miss Katharine McKenzie is entertaining on Wednesday evening in honor of MIbb McLeod. of Toronto. *   Mr. and Mrs. McMahon returned the last of the week from a visit at their old home in North Dakota. *   Mrs. J. V. Cook will be hosteBs of a five hundred this evening. Three tables will be in play. �  * Mr, and Mrs. DewigUt Steeves, of Moncton, New Brunswick, are spending a few days in the city. *  ' .� A pleasant social evening was spent at the home of Mr. and Mrs. George Murray in the South Lethbridge district. In addition to a programme of games, an interesting item waB a lively debate on the naval question, "Resolved, that the Laurier policy Is preferable to the Borden one." Tho affirmative was argued by J. McTav-ish and Miss Knowles, the negative by the Rev. Woodsworth and Sidney Johnson. The decision was given in favor of the affirmative. . . Mrs. F. W. Bennett, 822 Seventh Ave. S., entertained at a delightful party on Saturday afternoon in honor of her daughter, Viplelt's, birthday. After tie games, dear to the hearts of children, had been played, a delicious lunch waa served. The taWe was prettily decorated, a novel feature being a.tiny Christmas tree, Bayly decorated with eleven, colored candles. Those bidden were Ruth In-man, Alice Donald, Dena Stuff, Louise Ford, Dorothy Cronkite, Malsie Baxter, Anna Skeith, Marjorie. Seaman, Maude Seaman and Gertrude Morton. Mrs. Bemxet was assisted in looking after the children by her sister, Miss Munroe. ../...,.. CUUBS AND SOCIETIES Wesley Mission Band will meet at 4.15 on Wednesday afternoon. *' '--� The Woman's Auxiliary of St. Aug-ustin's Church will' meet at three-thirty tomorrow afternoon. ' "    � The prayer meeting of Westminster. Church wili be held on Thursday evening. An earnest invitation is extended to all.  *  �  The Junior Guild of St. Mary's Church will repeat "Beauty aiid the Beast" in St. Augustin's Hall ojn Monday evening, February 3. The performance met with such suecess in Unity Hall lasc.t week, that it; was, thought well to produce it o'n ,the south side. " , A vesti'-y meeting of St. Mary'a-Church will be, held in the Pariah Hall tomcrrow evenlhg at 8 o'clock.    Westminster Epworth League will meet tomorrow evening, when the missionary topic will tctfte the form of a contest.   * A junior branch of the Women's, Auxiliary will be organized in St. Cyprian's church on  Saturday afternoon at throe .'o'clock. ' � ^  � �� Tonjght will be a "wu^ciftiia' night"; at Wesley JDpworth League,. Mv. Rhynd Jamleson wlU give an address on "MendeJsBohh." All young people are cordialjy invited* -.,.,�,�, - �   The meetiug of the A. Y, V. A. of St. Cyprian's Parish at eight o'clock tonight, Will take the form of a literary meeting. Mr,. .1. Jones will givtv a short resume of,.the 'life of Robert Burns, Scotland's national bai'd, and Mr. JB. Jackson will give" a paper on "The Influence of the ScottiBli People in Canada." A couple of Scotch songs will bo sung by Mrs. Luudy (nee Davidson). The young people of tho parish are cordially invited. �  * The 5(oung' Ladies' Guild of thy Fifth avenue Baptist Sunday school will meet at the home of Miss Lizzie Cain, 027 Sixteenth street North, on Tuesday evening at seven-thirty. 5: * * The annual congregational meeting of Knox Church for the purpose of hearing reports, election of officers and other business will bo hold on Wednosday evening at S o'clock, * IK %  The Ladies' Aid of Westminster Church will hold a fifteen-cent tea at the parsonage on Wednesday afternoon and evening. In the evening a programme and ..entertainment will be given.. � * The Women's Missionary Auxiliary of Wesley Church will hold their regular monthly meeting next Thursday afternoon at 3.30. All ladies of the congregation are cordially invited. "�. - �. ; The social committee wili be iu charge of the meeting of the Westminster, Guild of Knox Church this evening. All are cordially invited. A literary contest, "Romance of Dickeus," will bo a feature. Refreshments will be served and an offering taken in aid of tho Giuild. j" �, * ' * ,,5 � - The graduate nurses of Alberti havo formed a provincial association. Any nurses desiring to join nuiy do so by sending their, diploma, or affidavit of same, to Miss E. Jl. Rutherford, recording secretary, 9I!4 Fifteenth avenue West, Calgary, Aitiu * � � �: The teacher training class of Wesley Sunday school .'will meet on Thursday evening at eight o'clock. All interested in teaching and in the study of iSunday school problems arc cordially invited to attend. *... �  The Rev. Dr. Piukham, Bishop of Calgary, will administer the rite of confirmation in St. Augustin's Church in April. The,rector, Rev. Canon Mur-j^e.l-Wrlght wisaafc Fleming sang in splendid voice "It Is Enough," from-the "Elijah." �Rev, A, G. Cameron prefaced his sei'mon with a short account of the life of Mendelssohn. His sermon was based on the words of the prophet, "It is enough." � *  ' In "Connection with the Woman's  Institute of short school classes which were held at Magrath last week, great interest was shown by the ladies at the cookery classes,' which were so ably demonstrated by Miss .G-. Stephens and'Miss Stabeler. Both these ladies are in the employ of the government, and' thenriwork, both at jiagrath and the other "^town they hayo visited, has been watched by ' a great number of ladies;'' many of whom have no doubt profited by the ^rious ways they saw the demonstrators prepare their dishes. The government is to be commended' upon' this source of teaching, as there are undoubtedly lots of women whose knowledge of economical cooking: is very limited, and with two such ladies as mentioned, travelling frqm town to town, giving simple demonstrations, will do much to relieve many � a-woman of the anxiety of' what to prepare for the various meals.  � >. . � These ladies will next be seen at Carinangay, and it beholds .every, woman who wishes to improve her knowledge of liow to prepare dainty dishes to attend the classes. ' ,vBoth Miss Stephens and Miss Stab-elet have received numerous congratulations nnon their way -of conducting their classes. , BY Hli UP MEN ANY MAN WHO WANTS WORK CAN' Q5T A JOB THIS WINTER /So far as the CP.R. is concerned, the-agreement reached between Supt. Price and the city council for the construction of the 13th St. subway is!favdrable. Supt. Price wrote the mayqttoday that the agreomont had been 'ratified by the proper authors tieSf-and that u draft�.of -the a.Stock of Ladies' Fine Fure yet to be disposed of ami rather than carry them in stock till, next fall, we are offering a Cash discount of % off-gives you an opportunity to realize a handsome profit on the money invested. For instance you buy a $100 Eur for $75: next Fall the value will be $125, thus you make a profit of $50 in six months on an investment of $75, which works out at the rate of 138 1-3% per annum. We have some truly superb Scarfs and Muffs in Labrador Mink, Blue Fox, Persian Lamb, Sable, River Mink, Hudson Seal, etc.-all now selling at 25 per oent off regular prices. These Extra Reductions MINK MARMOT COLLAR One only, extra choice quality and beautiful rich and dark colored Mink Marmot Scarf, large square shape, with long graceful ftft ends, trimmed with tails, $15.00 value for.............---- #W�UU ALASKA SABLE COLLAR One only, Ladies' Genuine Alaska .Sable Scarf, made from No. 1 Prime Full Furred Skins-unbeatable value at $2o.0d. C1H flft Reduced to................. .................. �9 I VaUU LADIES' ASTRACHAN FUR COATS Three.only, Ladies' Astrachan Fur Coats, 38 inches long and lined with heavy quality Farmers' satin. An excellent coat for OC flfl Driving. Reduced to .................... ........ 9�viUU Evening Dresses We are showing some special value in Ladies' Dresses for afternoon and evening wear. Shall deem it a privilege to show them to you. The Hudson's Bay Stores ment would be forwarded to the city in due course. As soon as the agreement arrives, it; will be submitted to the people, provided it meets with the views of the council. The ratepayers 'wilj be required to pass upon it in connection with the granting to the company of taxation exemption on the new era required for the new freight sheds and yards. A bylaw will also be submitted at. the same time providing for the expenditure of the city's portion of the cost of constructing the subway. MACHINERY AI Jl : Mr. Nelson, of the Central Prison, Toronto, who is taking charge of the broom making plant at the provincial jail, arrived in the city today, and will immediately commence the installation of the machinery. All the apparatus and raw material is on the ground, and Mr. Nelson hopes to be turning out brooms within six weeks. He states that he will remain in Lethbridge if arrangements can be .made with the authorities to retain his services. Otherwise he will return to his post in the Central Prison., I the number oi unemployed men this | winter is that the mines are working full blast Cor the first time in two years.- II there is not work in one ; camp there is plenty in another. A 'couple of weeks igo the Royal Collieries closed down, throwing about ! 100 men out or work. All had new .. jobs within a week, most of them coming to the mines at Lethbridge. "We ate having; no trouble at all with, idle men," said Chief Davis of the police. "There are practically no unemployed in Lethbridge. Very few then appear on vagrancy charges." The demans for all classes oi labor is expected to be very brisk next spring, according to employment agents. Wjth the G.P.R. construction here, and with the large amount of railway construction on new branches in Southern Alberta, together w'ith the construction of extensions to the irrigation system, a largo number of men will be employed in the district tributary to the city, while the outlook for building in the city is bright and will. attract a large number of skilled workmen. BIBLE SOCIETY DAN O'CONNOR DEAD ' Ottawa, Jan, 2G.~rjaniei O'Connor, K.C., of this city, a' distinguished member of the legal profession, died tonight in Montreal, at the- home of his son, Dr. Edward O'Connor. Ho was 79 years of age. Li ARE VERY SCARCE C. P. R. PREPARING AGREEMENT FOR SUBWAY WHICH WILL GO TO PEOPLE HAD A GOOD TIME BIG INITIATION CEREMONY AND BANQUET OF THE KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS "It . took us four days to... find ' enough men to fill an order for 25 , from the C.P.R." . I A: year ago' unemployed men were calling on Mayor Hatch every day,.-pleading for work. To meet their request the city started different contracts early in the winter before the ; frost was out of the ground, thus placing the city xmdey extra expense rather than have'unemployed charity from ;the municipality- Suc� u state of affairs does not hold this year, however. The above statement was rnade to tbjj Herald this morning by J. Harris, 0i Harris & Co., employment agents, who engage all men for the company 0n the divisions oast and west.  "I never saw less unemployed inen in Lethbridge in winter," he.continued. It. is Ward- to find men, and when they, are � unemployed they seeim to have money and are not anxious to work." ,/.  , Ai . The-reason .for tftt fellinc oil in , Yesterday was a day long to be remembered by the/Knights oi Columbus of this city. The annual initiation of new members was the order 0f the day, and the usual celebration was held. Visitors were present, from long distances to aid in the; ceremonies, and all had a most en-; joyable time. P In the morning St. Patrick' was crowded td the doors, the occasion being communion in connection with the work' of the Knights.a  j The afternoon waa given* ovjer to the initiation exercises. The degree-work was started at one o'clock and lasted all afternoon. This ceremony was enlivened by the presence, of the Great Falls' degree team, headed by District Deputy, W. J. -Tighe.'   v In the evening a .banquet was held in the dining room of the Lethbridge hotel. Here. 125. members t>� the \oo-, al lodgey together with their guests from outside lodges, ranged themselves about the festive board, Grand Knight Quinn, of the local lodge, acting as toastmaster-- Tho to st list was as follows, w - The Popfr-r-Rcv. Father Rosenthal. Tho King-rJ. jj. Sullivan. � Fraternlty^W. J. Tighe- Sister1 Cowcil-T. H. Navist, 1490-F. A. Hart. Laityr-W. M.' Baldwin. Our New Members-Dr. Mooney. .The Ladjes~-J..Q'iVt'aboney. �Among >those present trom outside points 'were, 1 J. vQMahoney; Past Grand-.Knight,; Grand Knight W/'J.' Baldwin, end ���M. < dent, Rev. J. B. Pickle; vice-president';-T. J. Cooke; secretary,'Mrs. Mitford.i sr.; treasurer, G. Collier. Cornmitfeei -Mrs. Farrell, Miss Butler, Georgei Whelen, A. J. Urry, Thomas Flatchy,? " J. F. Simpson, Mr. JDunlop, F. H. Cox$ and Ensign Andrews of ihe Salvation" Army. MR. SIMPSON WILL TRY AGAIN;, Innisfail, Jan, 26 .-At Uhe' Liberal '; convention here on Saturday, John. A.'. Simpson,: M.P.P., 'was nominated tb�;-' succeed himself! LP ST! Mink Pillow Muff Between 309 13th St. south and 1236.5th avenge a. ' , Lai'^e Reward v Offered for :r�ettnt'<'Q^i'tibiB'3^|te or any Int6ritoa^to'??�|g^h".-:1^*^ lead to recovery ofsamoVf ^ \pplj to Mrs v Nj B Peat, i Phone 346 or 1286J6th Ave^Al ,h< 5013 ;