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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta �Si THURSDAY, JULY 4, 1018 THE LETHBniDGE DAILY ITERALD PAGE SEVEN LATEST NEWS OF LETHBRIDGE AND THE SURROUNDING DISTRICT Katherine Stinson, Girl Aviator, Coming Here Th(!rc wore smllea on tlio faco of M. McC, Mooro, mnniiger of tho unial-ganiatod fulr, tills morning when Tho Herald ropreaentallvo called at his office tn Qalt Qardona. And the reason. -ho liad Juat received word Hint MIbr Kntherino Stlnaon. tlio wonderful Kirl nvlator, would Btnge an exhibition In Lotlihrldgo on tho last diiy of tho fair, Saturday, .luly 29th.. Thin popular little liidy and her machine has been a general favoflto at Calgary und Kdmonton during the past two years, and the news that she will perform at the Lothbrldge fair and atam-llodo la bound to draw a crowd of thousands tor the last day of the big event. In addition to Mlaa Stinaon. .word �was received tliRt .1. Alex Sloan and Ilia string of racing dareclovlla would he here with tholr speed wajjons to show the motorlata of Sunny Southern Alberta a lino of'speed on a dirt track. Four of the beat of Ihe'n will bo present. The auto races, together ,wlth Mlaa Stlnson'a exhibition will make Saturday, the cloaing day of the fair, one of the beat of the lot. Com- ing on top of this the ble stampede which will occupy the four precedlnK daya of tho weolc, tho advent of the i-peedaters of !hi> nir and dirt track will moan one more day crammed full of excitement. Shaping Up Well. Kvorything la ahaplng up well fur the fair. Mr. Mooro vlaltod the'Calgary exhibition on Monday and Tuesday and Is assured that many of the largest atock exhibitor.'* will be hero with tho aristocrats of tho four-footed world. The platform attracttona hilled for Lethbrldgo are also of the beat. And word from Calgary and Intervening points Ih that Lothbrldge la to ho tho favored city this year. Thouaanda who horotoforo have always visited the C!algury fair aii! coming to Lothbrldge. Tho stanipodn Is tho big a:ttractlon. And If tho vIh-Itors could see the grounds and corrals, and see the arrangements which are being made to atngo a stampede within a tow fact of the grand atanU they would he more determined than over to visit Lothbrldge during the week of .July 22iul. ABANDONED BABY Was in Well-Nourished Condition-No Clue, as to Its Mother. IE London, .Tuly 3.-At recent Investl-turoa In London and at Alderahott, the King conferred decorations on Ciinadians as stated below. niatlngulahed Service Order- Jlajor E. Wilcox. Canadian infantry. Military Cross-Captain T. .Mackenzie, Canadian Infantry, B. Gardner, Canadian Infantry; Lt. Andrew, Oan-ndlan Mounted Rifles, attached Royal; Air Force; Lt. .1." Hannlng, Canadian ; Kngineera and R. A. P. Lieut. C. | nitchle. C.A.S.C. D.C.M. and M.M.-Corpl. L. Wylie, Canadian infantry. D.C.M.-Private W. Howland, Canadian Infantry. Military Cros^-Llaut  Augustus Vannlll, Infantry; Rev. Ambrose Madden, Chaplain; Captain Joseph Bour-gelt. infantry; John Dewart, (Captain) Machine Guna; Captain John McGregor, Mounted Ulflea; Captain Wm. Nichols. Infantry; Captain Wm. Sinclair, C.^.M.C; Captain Charles Wilson, infantry; Lt.. Win, Cowan, cavalry; Lt. Wm. lialstead, infantry; Major George Foatern, C.A.M.C. The following have been awarded the Diatlnguiahed Conduct Modal! Infantry-tPrivalea except where otlierwlao mentioned)-18994, U. Bay; 16697, R..M.S.R., McN. Pearson; 551,-073, Corp. S. Pearson,' Cavalry; 126,-3S6, H. Puddle, .VI.C.C.-: 638, O.SM. E. H. Rashley, Engineers; 85565, Bomb. J. F. Reed, Artillery; 117.515, Sergt. .p. Rogers, Mounted Rifles; 453131, R. S..M, A. C. Simpson, O.N,; 219, Corp. K. J. Simpson, Railways; 460371, Sergt. P. B. Smith; 124788, P. Stev-lena; 19919, Sergt. IL C. Stone; 10394&1 Sergt. J. H. Walsh; 45024, C. S.M.. C. Ward, Engineera; 30246r,, Sergt. A. Westlake, ArtlUeiT; 820181, R. W. Winnebeck; 171703 C.S.M., T. W. White. Nurses Decorated London, July 4.-Lieutenants A. H. Hunt, A. H. Bills, Saskatchewan; C. A. Brown, Quebec; A. T. Johnson, Strathconas; C. G. Johnaon, Railways, have been gazetted to the Royal Plying Corps. The King today Invested with the Distinguished Service Order Major Robert Mackenzie, infantry; Royal Red Cross Matrons Bessie .Alitcholl, Klizabeth Roaa, Irene Calms, Jessie Scott, .lean Stronacli, and Nurao� Mllda CorollI, Allison Dlcklson and Minnie McAfee. 7,]]5 PEOPLE LETHBRIDGE CITY This Would Indicate a Population of About 11,000 Now. SUFFERING CATS! GIVE THIS MAN THE GOLD MEDAL Let folks atep on your feet hereafter; wear shoes a size smaller If you like, tor 'Corns will never again aond electric sparks of pain through yon, according to this Cincinnati authority. Ho says that a few drops of a drug called freezone, applied directly upon a tender, aching corn, Instantly relievos soreness, anA. soon the entire corn, root and all, lifts right out. This drug 1b a Btlcky other compound, but dries at? once and simply Bhrivols up the corn vi-lthout inflaming or even irritating tho surrounding tlsaue. II 1b claimed that a quarter of an ourco of freezone obtained at any drug tore will cost very little but la sufti-clont to romovo every hard or soft cbrn or callus from one's toot. Cut this out, eDpocially If you are a woman reader who wears high heels.--Advert. LEMON JUIGE TAKES OFF TAN Girls! Make bleaching lotion if skin ih sunburned, tanned c^r freckled ' Squeeze the Juice of two lemons Into a bottle containing three ounces of Orchard White, shake well, and you have a quarter pint of tho boat freckle, sunburn and tan lotion, and complexion beautlfior, nt very, very small cost. Your grooor has the lemons and any drug store ot toilet counter will supply throe ounces of OroharU V/hlte for a low cents. Massage this sweetly fragrant lotion into tho face, neck,' urmii and hands each day and h66 how freckles, suitDurn, wlndburn and tan rilsappear and how clear, soft and white the Bkln becomeB. Yee! It Is tiuroilcsB. ..... .That Lethbrldge's population is showing no signs of decrease i.s well established by the registration figures made publfc to-day by Capt. Geo. Porter, chief registrar for tho Leth-brldge constituency, who with hia staff, hae just completed a complla-Upn of (the registraL'.on result^ in Lothbrldge. The cards show 4,,')17 males registered on June 22nd and 3,258 females, making a total of 7,775 people over the age of 16 yeara in the city. In addition to those registered, thero are known to be about 2,200 school children In Lethbrldge under sixteen, while 11 ie estimated there are about 2,000 more under school age. Using these figures for purposes of estimation, the population of the city is 11,975. This does not take account of the large number out of the city on the day of registration, so that tho last police census of 12,145 may be considered to be very near the proper mark. Capt. Porter and his staff will now commence compiling the figures for outside points, after which a compilation for the whole constituency will be made. At the last Dominion election about 3,000 voters cast their ballots In the city, Edmonton, July 4,-Another atep hna been taken In the consolidation of the teachera' organizations of this province by the formal Incorporation last week of "Tho Teachers' Alliance of the Province of Alberta." Thoee named as the first directors of the new incorporation are George D. Mis-oner, president; Morden H. Long, vico-preaident; .lohn W. Barnett, general secretary-treasurer, of the city of Edmonton; T. E. A. Stanley, Miss 11. J. Coutts of the city of Calgary. A general aim of the Teachers' Alliance is to assist in giving the pro-feaalon a. permanence which It has not heretofore had In this province, and to thereby benefit the cause of education. Several committees will be at work during the next fortnight with a View to formulating some definite proposals which it la expected will bo made to the department before tjio next meeting of the legUlature. A meeting ot the dtreotors Is called for Saturday, July 6th, at Alberta College North, 13dmonton. CONSPIRACY DISCOVERED. Amsterdam, July 4.-A conspiracy at Warsaw against the Polish Regency Couricil In which many leaders of the Polish, party are involved, has been discovered by the author|tle� thers, according to a Vienna dispatch to-day. The news of tho reported conspiracy is publiijhed In th* Zl�t, which cayo It was directed aaalnst the Central Powers. AIRMAN KILLEO. Camp Bbrrten, .On't., 'July 4.-Oaaet 11, Kaplan, Royal Air Force, in trsln-Ing here, was killed this moratw as the reauli of an airplane Mfldent. Vllfl next ot kin is MrB. F. Kaplan, Uwinnlpefc, Evidently abandoned by Ita piolher, a perfectly, sound, healthy baby boy of about two weeks of age was found on Wednesday afternoon north of the traclcB by two littlo boys, Tommy .\lc-Corinack und Tommy .loneS, as they wero on iliclr v/ay from the hualnesa district to Iholr honifin on 12th Street X. The two boya carried their predoua package to Nw. 1 fire hall to report to Chief Hardy, and il was taken in and cared lor by Mr.s. Hardy nntll the chief arrived. He had tho child removed to the Cliildren'a Shelter. The spot where the child was found waa a rather deserted place between the overhdud bridge approach and the "V" on the north aide of the (MMt. yarda, uacd for turning paaBongor trains. The boya were going home between five and six when they heard a sound Isauing from what appeared to be a pile of refu.se. Tliey thoimht it might bo a cat and investigated. Instead, they found a baby boy, clean and bright, but clothed only in a shawl. Over the child's head was a cardboard box, while over all was turned a sheet of tin. There waa not a mark or a name on the body or clothing to denote the name of the parents, and Chief Hardy la quite certain that It was a deliberate attempt to abandon the baby. Not Long Abandoned. That the child could not have been abandoned for more than two hours la the opinion of the chief. Mis theory is that the mother arrived on one ot tho early afte.''noon trains from out of town, crosaed the overhead brldko and picked out a deaorted apot, leaving her baby and then leaving on one of the later trains for her home. This ie Juat a theory but color is lent it by the belief that no one living in Lethbrldge would attempt' to abandon a baby In the city in broad daylight. No attempt was made to make away with the child. There were no marks of violence on its body. Uather IL appeared well oared for, its little body being powdered .and clean. It waa also well nourished, for though tho chief found MrH. Hardy feeding it milk from a spoon when he arrived, the body showed no signs of emaciation. The little fellow has . a dark complexion. The chief is instituting a vigorous search for the mother of the child. Child desertion la a crime, hut had it not been that the baby waa picked up during the warm afternoon, it would very likely have been found dead thia morning, following the cold rain last evening and the chill of the night, in which case a more serious charge would have been preferred against the unknown mother. FINE NEW ARTESIAN WELLS OISCOVEREO Within a radius ot six mllea In a district about 12 miles south of Grassy Lake, six wells have been drilled within the past year In the artesian area, ail bringing in water. A number more are now being sunk. The difficulty that portion of Southern Alberta always had in securing a water supply appears to have been solved. Further details of drilling for well water southeast ot tho city are contained In a letter to the Board ot Ti-ade from E. Gardiner, Medicine Hat well driller, on recolpf of a copy of tho WBtev conference bulletin. He says: Wo have drilled In all i3 wells in the Foremost country and 'all flowed but ono which is 100 fee^ higher than Foremost. The well which we drilled for Mr. Wheatley Vi mile west ot Foremost ehowed a pressure of 17 lbs. That would indicate that .we were within 34 feet of the top of tho artesian flow. Wo also drilled one for the village ot Foremost which gave about tho same amount of water as .Mr. Wheatley's well which was 5 gallons per minute. As you go south and southeast of Foremost the country gets higher and you got the arteeian sand and water but you have to pump the wells. Two wells sonth ot Pore-most Just ran .over not enough to supply in urgent time but they can be pumped very easily on account o� water standing so near tlio surface. We drilled two wells 9 ralloa west of Foremost, one tor Mr. Andereon, which flowed one gallon per minute. The moat of our operations wero acroBS tho coulee north of Foremost ami northeast and northwest. Our first well in 'lU.it district waa started on Soptember 2l8t, 1917 for Mr. Alox. Miller. We also drilled tor his nolgh- WOMAN'S STATEMENT WILL HELP LETHBRIDGE "I hated cooking because whatever I ate Bpvo mo sour stomacli and a blotted feeling. 1 drank hot water and oUvo oli by the gallon. Nothing holpod until I tried simple buckthorn bark, glycerine, etc., as mixed In Adler-1-ka." Becouse It flushes tho HNTIRB bowel tract completely Adler-lka relieves JAN'Y OASB aour stomach, gas or constipation ami prevttnts uppeudloltls. The INSTANT action la surprising.- ,1,> n. Hlglnbotham & Co., Ltd., drug-elstB,-Advortlsemeut, bora, .Mr. Art and Uert Taylor-'they got from 9 to 11 gallons per minute. We also drilled one tor .Mr. Pettlngs-rude, 3 miles north, which gave 14 gallons per minute, anil nuuiy others. We are now drillinE 9 miles south of Grassy Lake. Will must likely finish shortly. .Mr. C. V. (Jrandi- is the foreman on that machine. We are organizing a company to build anil operate this style of well machlni>. Wo have our patterns all made and ono machine has been cast off and is almo!;t complolR. We win manufacture them in MoJicino Hat and the name we have chosen will be the Alberta Deep Well Co. Our men (drillers) were drillera of long aunding in South Dakota. Our machine which la working south of Grassy'Lake was imported from South Dakota. We expect to engage in the well 'businos.s on a largo scale and will loo)c, lor work from 500 to 1500 feet deep. The Welle we are drilling are cased off with 2 inch standard pipe nnil\"have given good satisfaction. I lookifpr great developments in the welr^liialnesa If this awful war is settled and wages of men become normal again as well as niatflrial which make.s construction al-mnat prohibitive now. If you ahoulil hold another conference I would be .s;lad to attend. NATIONALIZE INDUSTRIES. London, July 4.-All Important industrial enterprises within the jurisdiction of the government, have been nationalized by a decree of the Soviet Government council, according to a Russian official dispatch received here by wireless. LIGHT RAINS. Winnipeg, July 4.-Light rains were reported in nearly every part of the , three prairie provinces during fie j last forty-eight hours and the forecast indicates fair and cool weather for to-day and to-morrow. SASKATCHEWAN MAN. Washington. July 4.-The army casualty Hat today contains the name ot William Whitehead. Glenavon, Sask.. , severely wounded. Being Prepared la the main thing before you take your car out for a long trip. 'The work we do in VULCANIZING Is considered the beat and will last as long as the tire. GIVE US A TRIAL. Lethbrldge Tire and Repair Station � F. B. McKlnnon, Proprietor ' . 305 SUth Street 8. Lethbrldge, Alta. ' Phone 495 "SERVICE THAT SATISFIES" Southern Alberta Amalgamated Fair and Stampede :: LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA JULY 22na to 27th, 1918 SOUTHERN ALBERTA'S BIGGEST HOLIDAY EOUCATION AND ENTERTAINMENT FOR EVERYONE. SOMETHING DOING EVERY MINUTE LIVE STOCK EXHIBITS. POULTRY SHOW. INDUSTRIAL EXHIBITS. MACHINERY DEMONSTRATIONS CHILD WELFARE EXHIBIT. STAMPEDE FEATURES. PLATFORM ATTRACTIONS. HORSE RACES. MIDWAY SHOWS. GOVERNMENT WOOL AND EOQ EXHIBITS. Reserved Seats novy on sale. Applications for Boxes will also be received ^t New Office, Gait Gardens. Pflie List pn Applloatiqn. , , EntHes Clo�6 July 8th. Phpns 328.11 ,)i . WiMcC, MOORE, Mgr., Lethbrldge AT FRANK WADDINGTON'S ROOMS On FRIDAY Next AT 1.30 P.M. THE FOLLOWING CARS WILL BE OFFERED 1 Ford Sedan, 1917 model 1 Overland Touring Car, 1913 modeL 1 Ford Roadster, 1917 model, with convertible truck body. 1 Ford Roadster, 1916 modeL 1 Chevrolet Roadster, 1917 modeL Cars will be parked in front of Waddlngton's Auction Rooms on Friday morning at S o'clock. Intending buyers are Invited to inspect and try out any car from that time up to time of sale. FRANK WADDINGTON, AUCTIONEER AUCTION SALE OF FURNITURE i On Friday � AT 2.30 O'CLOCK Next AT WADDINGTON'S AUCTION ROOMS Including: VERY HANDSOME DINING SUITE In quarter out oak, comprising set of dining chairs (all arm chairs); extending dining table and Massive Buffet; large sized chest of drawers; a pair of grass chairs; EdiBon STANDARD PHONOGRAPH with cabinet of records; oak dreusers with stonds; handsome brass bed. complete with springs and folt mattresa; Singer Drop Head Bewlng Machine (7 drawers); flat top office desk; baby buggy; 5-PIECE fARLOR SET in Al order; brand new REX TYPEWRITBB, never been used and priced at $90.00; kitchen table; kitchen chairs and many other items. ' � TERMS CASH PHONES 770-46� "WADDINGTON SELLS WITHOUT RESERVE" We have opened a garage and repair shop at the old Palace Livery Stand and are ready to do all kind:* of auto repairs. We are mechanics who understand the bualneaa thoroughly- having had yeari^ ot experience-more recently with'the For^d Garage of this city." �. Wo guarantee thorough and completely satisfactory work. ' . THE PALACE GARAGE AND REPAIR SHOP W. 8. COOK e.'k.PtcK 308 SECOND AVE. S.-PHONE 665 1 11 397?88 09271?08 935316 ;