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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE UvTHnUIDGK DAILY HERALD .SATURDAY, JULY 6, 1918 DISTRICT NEWS 1.MDIS Heads Poll By Two' To One Over Council- (.from Our Own Correspondent) Bow July July 2nd was Bow Island's. great and gala day. In- tense Interest was manifested by all use Inter cltliens In the election'of mayor and councillors.' The candidates for thn mayoralty ivacanvy .were apparently both heavily supported by electors and was keenly watched. In fact 'tlie'polling booth was practi- cally obll'vlated from the crowd ol businessmen eager to calculate the probable'result. Motors buzzed and Summed election r.tones throughout (he day, and Policeman Bedell was constantly-confronted with, congested traffic. When at seven o'clock the ballots were W. Held head- ed the poll as mayor two voles to one over R. H. Roberton, ex- mayor. Tie' three vacancies in the council were awarded .'as, follows: SwennnmsonJySS votes; .Rolphe, 47 jrotes; J. 42 rotes.', R. S. Beattfe was only two votes be- low J. W. Hurd. The other candidates in order of voting merits: CvH. iBell, F. W. Russell, J. H. PatersOn.lJ. Pollitt-. The final re- turns brought much cheering and ap- plause from the large crowd who had awaited results. The successful candi- dates headed'the procession up town Where treats were .frequently s-d fehly ordered for enlpy- Maypr Reid will be olficiallv initiated tonight upon the opening of council. Mrs. L. A. Oatruin entertained a imrnter of little-folks; Saturday. after- Boon at her home on Broadway It being of Miss Greta's -arrival. Fourteen-little girls enjoyed the afternoon 1n .merry games offer which a birthd'iy tea'was served, Mr spent the week-end Mr. and Mra> H. Wares have re- turned from-Medicine Hat and taken on their farm .of town: Mrs. Joe Kimmitt of BurdeU "was the' ol Mrs.-J.'Halpin. Broadway. Mr Kersteirfof the Union "Beak ctaff holiday with friends 'Ithe holiday as1 guests of -Mr. J. W. Reid. Broadway. MK Shon, who has of town during the past few months, has left to reside in the Grassy Lake .district. Miss L. en Sundny for Lethbrldge where she eipccts to reside in future. i Mr and Schonert were guests In over the holiday. Mr. F. ilacWiUiams was a visitor to Foremost on Friday. Mr. and-Mrs. L. Carlson and family of Grandlea were week-end visitors Miss Older spent the holiday with her parents In Whltla. Munro motored to Calgary on Hiss Kavanash and Miss Hall ol tho leaching staff left on Saturday for Xova Scotia where they will re- main during the holiday season with their fanflUrii. Miss .wilt spend the coming weeks of'vacation with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Flem- ing, Princess Medicine Hat ..Mr. Paterson left on Saturday for Edmonton. i Sirs. M. BrophVxwas 3 visitor to Medicine Hat on Saturday. Mr. Mrs. .Thorpe and family, who have been tho Etzi- kom district for some months past are returning to their farm southeast of, town. Mr. Cart. Carlson.returned.on Wed- Inesday from a trip to Sweet Grass, Mont Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Milroy and Sir Champion, f.' Harper, president of the lied "Cross, vtlth her daughter, has left for Palouse, Wash- iugton. Mrs. Harper havinE been call- ed.-Mway on account 'of her father's failing health. >The- president has left tlje .work of the RM Cross In. tho lands- of different -workers; and every one is to read the Red -Cross news each week, and get into llM with the lied Cross drive. The Institute ladles will have charge of the work Friday, July 5. at the church. Friday, July 13, will be In charge- of the country women at the home of Mrs. Maynard, three piles east of town. July 19, Friday, will be In .charge of the aid at the church'. Friday, July 26, in tho church under the supervision of Mrs, F. ,John. Mr le't Saturday evening lot SafceeJCamp Calgary Mi' Fisher ot IVinnlfred wa the of her daughter, E. H Wil Bnidiay, on Tuesday _ 1 The BTmpatby of a wide circle of Mr, and Mrs, fred Elifcrd and fauiiy of linrdett in toe sad loss of their 'dear and devoted daughter, who paseed in Lethbnd Kuth s d partnrs is feenly _felt by all who knew lorid her bat her memory mil ereqiremainva glortoua light. Mr. T. US-Elaine lett Wednesday for tte east "where lie will visit with his time Mrs Bfelne and family, (wio hava been guests in the east during tha'past few months, will return with Mr Bialne 3k, andiMrfEV J Hendereon enter tained Mr and Mrs J Henderson of Lethhridge over the week-eod. An Aocldent A yerj- regro [table accident occurr ei lait farm of Mi P Burger when a gun his son was shoot Ing with fdi6charged The boy had set the gun upright on the ground, placing ids hand over tbe fcarrjl Imsome Joeiptklblc manner the gun i tearing away one finger the_centre llga menl The boy rushed to Medi cine Hat There he received attention, proceeding to Calgary where reported for military duty it Sar and Mrs. F. W. Taylor spent tho'-lth of July in Medicine Hat.' Mr. and Mrs. ;Beattle and Miss Stt .Scoria are guests of Mrs.- Hi. E.-Beattie, Broadway. i Mr. Harry Kline.has returned to the Wilmot-Hendefson garage after an ab- sence of several months'spent'at Red Deer and Calgary..-. Quite a crowd of'oar'youthful lads motored to Sweet'Grass.yesterday to celebrate in a fitting manner Ameri- ca's great Fourth of July. A special ineetlng of the Bow Island board held in-the LO.O. F hall on Wednesday Be- cause of the seriousness of the' crop prospects in this district it wa's de- cided that the board of'trade get into immediate with F-ood of Regina and endeavor to have the proper pre- cautions taken to assure farmers that sufficient wheat will be left In. the .country, for seeding, needs'.of the farmers nert spring The elevators at this polnl have Chipped out every available bushel and many of the'far- mers'sold all.their surplus in the ear- ly'spring. Itus absolutely-useless to camouflage crop conditions in this crop Is practically a total, failure.-: In fact If rain Is not forthcoming at an earlv date all hopes of harvesting even green feed will he shaVered It Is therefore not only expedient but essential that immediate steps bs taken lo retam sufficient grain in Western Canada for. the re- quirenlents of..the -anticipated acre- age to be sown nerl spring. :The.lrical btanch'of the W.M.S.'neld a verj Interesting meeting yesterday afternoon, at of Mrs..A. C Russell J Mrs li M Cullen left on Wednes da> for Lethbrldge where she will ipendfthe week li illng frlende Mr, ;J. U Hurlbnt, Berber Street visitor to lothbrldge yesterday Mr and Mrs Geo are being congratulated on the birth a daugh ter; Mrs. Eraa and .Mrs., ftoherton were giieats.In Whltla yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Trailer are guests [heir daughter, Mrs. Fetters In Lett bridge for' a, few. days. Mrs: and Miss Pederson of Pleaaan View-were the guests of Mrs. F. Bro Rhy.'on Thursday. Mrs t, H Wilmot was the of ilrs A Caughey, Burdelt over th holiday Rev Gilbert and bi> mother arrlv fed here from today 'They irere tendered a recaption by the lad of the Unfted church at the parson ago where a tempting repot awaited theni Sirs Gilbert and hmlljr will lollow sltorllyr Mn J Hurlbut has hid as her kaest during the past week, Mrs, lavlt Hurlbit ot Champion Mnj RScharf Dodds and Mr Smythe motofed to Iwv week end Andrew FullT returned from Calgary on Saturday J H Agar and family moved on Tuesday to IJarnweH Mr atyl Mrs J Reid and family Vi of tencfng of take frontage and springs Plenty of moisture find good grass 125 acres cultivated, 20 acres sum merttllow balance fn oats, barley and Ume hay, Mk sale Owing to continueJ dry weather (n our district the vote for i celebration was not entirely unanlmotofl howerer, the people proved lo be real support ers of a good cause, and a larse sum ol money for RM Cross was tbe result Nearly; an-the homes and-business houses wire'decorated In the national colors snowing the valrlotlexpirlt of people nctjrUies be Ban with a'cannon talule at-'.aanrfse. At a Iho Assembly Kail to listen to a splen d'd Jrojrramras The ball was beau tlfiilly and arllsllcally'decoraCed, one feafore of this was a huge Red Cross In She center of the stage, which was electrified by our local ,electrician and made in elatora'c'center Much credli S n Wrlgnt who was In charge of The pro gramme Singing lorever, prayer the chaplain. Walter thevladles orchestra ren dored two, selections, o Canada anu The Slar Spangled 'Banner', Mra Ollre Bennion, tare an original poem entitled The Red Croe Mufse, Vucil by Mr oibb tiff J A Mercer, (ofalor of lh.e day war; neit a very pleasing song and drill entitled, Take Me Back to. Dear. Old flighty, was given by Miss Zeloha flarris and six .young .girls in cps :ume, under direction of Mrs.. Eihel Wright Stoddard; Mr. J. H. Bridge read a letter from N. T. Beeaian a former local "physician who'is now. at the front; J. K. Hoberta rendered the solo entitled, Three Wonderful Let ters from'Home, tha closing ,hyain (tho National Anthem) b> the cjioit and'congregation accompanied by the ladles orchestra; Oscar. BlumsH was chairman of the meeting. A Luncheon Tbe people then adjourned to the Heathershaw-building, 'where -a un- lunchen was servea by ladies of the Red Cross, also ladles aid with Mrs.- Sara Nellson In '.charge. Tho luncheon was In strict1 1-accordance with the food ,bulletin, consisting of fish, fresh-vegetables, eggs, sandwiches, cake and Ice'cream. Much credit Is due': the ladles-of the'Red Cross and ladies aid for this excellent lunch aa It required a lot of- labor. .The day .closed with, a dance in the assembly hall, where a-large crowd bf.y6ung a'rid old paillclnated. -Following Is.a list of the chairmen ii 7 each ..committee: and the amount lha Red-Cross Finance' Sale, Fowler, Refreshments, 'Anios Peteraori. {262.82. fag committee, Mabel 152 55 Lunch, Mra. Sara Balloon, Cpiiundrum, Merrill NellJOn, A few bills are >et to be paid tnd Hi a committees have'on hand few articles which arrived too to he raided r Some of the most generous cdntrl billions to this wotthy cause W H Mclntyre and Sons, 00 W Paseey (yo song re- o wri addres The Road to Independence Trouble comes to all of us at one time or 6n other. The man with a snug bank account, is fortified against the "slings and arrows of outrageous It is the duty of every man to lay aside something for the inevitable rainy day. Open a Savings Account take your first step along the road to Independence. _ CANADA. OFFER CITY OF CALGARY Ten Year Gold Debentures in of and Interest on first of Juiro and December at par. and Interest YIELDING SEVEN PER CENT. arr exceptionally 'high 'rate .'bt Interest combined with. absolute security, t SEND YOUR ORDER TO J The Trusts.and Guarantee Company, Limited CALGARY AND LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA LETHERIDGE OFFICE: BANK OF COMMERCE BUILDINO, J.W. McNICOL, INSPECTOR. PUBLIC'ADMINISTRATOR AND o'FFl'ClAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL'-DISTRICTS. OF LETHBRIDGE, MACLEOD, MEDICINE -HAT. CALGARY. RED DEER. STETTLER. i Head Office: Montreal. LEIHBRIDGE'BRANCH, MONARCH BRANCH, ?i -NOBLEFORD BRANCH. Eslablishcd 1864. R, J. v. A. EBER'LY, M. A. KILPATRICK. Suiter OF CANADA. Barker. cenlly called (o gaVe a Jer sey helter v H W Bradshaw. The Presbyterian Ladles' Aid John Searle, B And the commutes report not a persfln In our district who did not contribute something when asked Wien all Is settled ,a sum of about CO will be Our Red Cross had tho narae of be- Ing-one of In Ih6 Dominion last year, and iW hope lo keep this lluch credit Is due P. W firadshaw, president of Ihe socliiy, Iho general anajfrtas played In the committee and the cnnirnmn of Iho 7' rlirtorenf the ay In tho grid's 'great o( this uTidcrlaklrti- Are Your Chfldrea Learning to Save Money? SOB and daughter should have a -Account In the Union Bank CtiLnadi, with opportunities to save hoV'tb expend money Such education In thrift and saving will prova Invaluabta In later LETHBHlOOE BRANCH CARD9TON BRANCH BRANCH f F. W. WCHOLSON, Mji'njgar F. V. Cavers, Manager J. Blackwojd, Uantytr STANDARD BANK CANADA H6AD OFrlCE TOUOMTO Your surplus earnings in our Savings Department earn inter- current rate, P. LUNP SON x .Wholesale aadRetan Dealers in Lath, Shingles, Mouldings and Finishing-Lumber Builders? Supplies of All Kinds CONSULT US REGARD1NQ PRICES, PLANS, ETC. WE BUILD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAD OFFICE AfJD DISTRIBUTING'. YARD, CORNER THIRD AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH STREET, L.ETHBRIDQE. BRANCH YARDS: AT MACLEOD, COALDALE, CHIfJ AND BARN- WELU AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER- IAL, HARDWARE AND FARM IMPLEMENTS. X BOX 189, OR PHONE 516, LETHBRIDGE Medicine Hat "fer -r bummer r air and Stampede ..___________ BIGGER BETTER MORE ATTRACTIVE 4th Sooth. t Co.lWr.t- Agricnltnral Exhibition Lire Stock and Poultry Show Horticulture, FinijArU Machinery JULY is 19 20 1 9 18 Hone Races Tonmameat r SjiecW Platfora and Midway Attractions Pleasaf IN PREMIUM AWARDS Western Canada's Championship Base Bad Series, in Parses. v REDUCED RATES ON ALL RAILROADS v '_ For Prlzo and 'lull Information, Phone', Write or Wire ,COL. F, 0. 9I8SON8, Pres. Mff. ;