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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta file LETHBRtDGE DAILY JULY 1918 NEWS nwu Biads Poll By Two To One Over New lors i From Our Own Correspondent Bow July 2nd was Bow Islands great and gala In tense Inlerast was manifested by all citizens in the election of mayor and The candidates for the mayoralty vacanvy were apparently both heavily supported by electors and the contest was keenly In fact the polling booth was practi cally obllviated from the crowd of business men eager to calculate the probable result Motors buzzed and Jnrmmed election tones throughout the and Policeman Bedell was constantly confronted with congested When at seven oclock the ballots were counted Reid head ed the poll as mayor practically two votes to one over ex The three vacancies in the council were awarded as follows Swennumsonjf 62 votes 47 42 Seattle was only two votes be Jow The other candidates In order of voting merits The final re turns brought much cheering and ap plause from the large crowd who had nwaited The successful candi dates headed the procession up town where treats were frequently and lav ishly ordered for supporters enloy Mayor Held will be officially Initiated tonight upon the opening of Ostrum entertained a toumber of little folks Saturday after noon at her home on it being the seventh anniversary of Hiss Gretas Fourteen little girls enjoyed the afternoon in merry after which a birthday tea was sjsS DrunHnondspent the1 weekend fa ILethbridge and Wares have re turned from Medicine Hat and taken up residence on their farm southeast of Joe Kimmitt of Burdett was toe weekend guest of Kerstein of the Union Bank with friends In OordonViJvane left Saturday evening for Sarcee Ftehervot Winniffed was the guest of her Wil on 8ad The sympathy of a wide circle of t frieftds toextended to and fred Elford and family of Burdett in the sad loss of their dear and devoted Who passed away in Lethbridge on Ruths de parture is keenly felt by all who knew and loved her hut her memory will glorious Blaine left Wednesday for the east where he will visit with his parents for a Elaine and who have been guests in the east during the few will Return with and Henderson enter Henderson fcnd daughter of over the An A occurr fed last farm of Burger when a gun his son was shoot Ing with accidentally The boy had set tbe gun upright on the placing his hand over the In some manner the discharged tearing one finger and severing the centre liga The boy rushed to Medi cine Hat where he received afterward proceeding to Calgary where he reported for military duty at Sar Cee Gilbert and his ted here from They were tendered a reception by the lad lie of the United church at the parson age where a tempting repast awaited Gilbert and fiwnily will follow Hurlbut has had as her guest during the past Louis Hurlbut of Richard Dodds and Smythe motored to Lethbridge ladt Andrew Fuller returned from Calgary on Agar and family moved on Tuesdayto Reid and family Of 5th Avenue Lethbridge motored down on Saturday and spent STOCK RANCH 1000 Acres Esrt of InnufaU Good two 0 miles of 2 miles ol lake frontage and of moisture and good 125 acres 20 acres sum ojertallow balance in barley and tame Ftr quick price an 8iW fliilga the holWfty Who has beenresiding soiKhcast of towh during the past few has left to reside in the Grnsey Lake district Aflss HaVks left on Sunday for Lethbridge where she expects to reside In and Walter Schonert were guests in Etzlkem over the MacWIlllams was a visitor to Foremost on and Carlson and family of Grandlea were weekend visitors Miss Caltler spent the holiday with her parents in Munro motored to Calgary on Miss Kavanftgh and Miss Hall of the teaching staff left on Saturday for Nova Scotia where they will re main during the holiday season with their Missr wiH spend the coming weeke of vacation with her and Flem Princess Medicine Paterson left on Saturday for Brophys was a visitor to Medicine Hat on and Thorpe and who have been residents n the Etzl kom district for some months past are returning to their farm eoutheast of on Wed nesday from a trip to Sweet and Milroy and and Taylor spent the 4th of July in Medicine and Seattle and Miss Su thergreen of Nova Scotia are guests of Ht Harry Kline has returned to the WilmotHenderson garage after an ab sence of several monthsv spentat Red Deer and Quite a crowd of our youthful lads motored to Sweet Grass yesterday to celebrate in a fitting manner Ameri cas great Fourth of A special meeting of the Bow Island board oftrade held in the hall on Wednesday Be cause of the seriousness of the crop prospects 1n this district it was de cided that the board of trade get into immediate communication withFood Controller McGregor of Regina and endeavor to have the proper pre cautions taken to assure farmers that sufficient wheat will be left in the country for the seeding needs of the farmers next The elevators at this point have shipped out every available bushel and many of thefar mers sold all their surplus In the ear ly It is absolutely useless to camouflage crop conditions 1n this 1918 crop is practically a total In fact if rain is not forthcoming at an early date all hopes of harvesting even green feed will be It is therefore not only expedient but essential that immediate steps be taken to retain sufficient grain in Western Canada for the re quirements of the anticipated acre age to be sown nestt The local branch of the held a very Interesting meeting yesterday afternoon at the residence of Cullen left on Wednes day for Lethbridge where she will spend I the week visiting Berber was a visitor to Lethbridge and Allen are being congratulated on the birth of a daugh Braa and Roberton were guests in Whitla and Trailer are guests of rheir Fetters in Leth bridge for a few and Miss Pederson of Pleasant View were the guests of Bro phy on was the guest of Burdett over the ONE OF THE BEST From Our Own CorreaoonatnU July celebration on July 1st at Magrath iras a huge Ruccesa and proved to be a banner day for the Red Croaa aa all proceeds went to that worthy Owing dry weather in our district the vote for a celebration was not entirely people proved to be real support ers of a good and a large sum of money for Red Cross was the result Nearly all the homes and business houses werp decorated in the national colora showing the patriotic of the activities be gan with a cannon aalute at At a large crowd gathered at the Assembly Hall lo listen to a splen did The hall was beau tifully and artistically one feature of this was u huge Red Cross in the center of the which was electrified by our local electrician and made an elaborate Much credit isdue Wright whowasin charge of The pro gramme was as follows Singing yMnple Leaf Forever prayer by the Walter Ackroyd the ladies orchestra ren dered two O Canada and The Star Mrs Olive in gave an original poem entitlM The Red Cross Nurse solo kyn Gibb Mercer orator of the day give an excellent historical address part Has played In the worlds also the stand iBlaUinelotlay in the worlds great 1 the slim womens IlKewfMf 8 ecntsv Jim mons July president of the RM with her has left of Wash ington naving been call Ad away oil Recount of her fathers failing tnepresident hat left the work of the Red Cross in the hands of different and every one Is askedto read theRed Cross news each and 0et into line with the Red Cross The Institute ladles wilt have charge of the work July at the July will be in chargeof the country women nt the home of three miles east of July will bo in charge of the ladles aid nt the July in the church uhder the supervision of John The last sewing meeting was held in the The following fadics were Miss Miss Mabel Ouytons and The ollowing who not able to at end the meeting reported sewing nt lome Hazel Mrs Cham jerlain and The local branch shipped 15 artic es to headquarters las Shipment as follows 2 3 dressing S day 11 operating 7 bed 7 facecloth Turkish 24 15 face cloths 3 Trench caps 7 pair 35 handker trench 2 nurses 2 personal property Dont forget the nest sewing session in the church Friday this A place in the Red Cross work for every lady throughout the Meeting A reorganiztion meeting of the local was held in Marios Hall Sat urday June About 25 men lncher took charge of the meeting and teaubier acted as necretary pro Tnc chairman stating the object of the gathering and a few other re marks Rachor the meet ing open for Frank Clarence Beaubier and H Hadrtnn spoke most of ho organisations and strong y urged that a local be inaugurated Follow lis the chairman called for tbe election i of officers which were as follows Racher vicepresi Davis 2nl Smith The newly elected secretary an liorized to attend a conven ion of secretaries which to be leid in Calgary this The date of the next meeting will be announced Yale School Picnio Miss Margaret Patterson closed a very successful tefm of school Thurs the 27th of andtm Friday a picnic was held at the river near Frank It was largely attended by the people of the Thechildren and grown ups were lib erally treated by the After unch the program called for Prizes were won by several of the children in foot In the fat womens we congratulate Latter on winning first 5 which was quite an appropriate sum in times like Patterson in war next a very pleasing song and drill Take Me Back to Old was given by Miss Zelpha Harris and six young girls in cfcs under direction of Ethel Wright Stoddard Bridge read a letter from Beeman a former local physician who is now at the front Roberts rendered the solo Three Wonderful Let ters fromHome closing hymn the National Anthem by the qhoir and congregation accompanied by the ladles orchestra Oscar Blum all was chairman of the A Luncheon The people then adjourned to the Heathershaw where a un ique lunchen was served by ladies of the Red also ladies aid with Mrs Sara Neilson in The luncheon was in strict accordance with the food controllers consisting of fresh cake and ice Much credit is due the ladies of tbe Red Cross and ladles aid for this excellent lunch as it required a lot of The day closed with a dance in the assembly where a large crowd of young and old Following is a list of tbe chairmen of each committee and the amount each turned in to the Red Cross Finance and Rummage Amos Tag Mabel Sara Wallace Merrill A few are yet to be paid and the committees have on hand a few articles which arrived too late to be raffled Some of the most generous contri butions to this worthy cause were Mclntyre and Passey who has two sons re cently called to gave a Jer sey The Presbyterian John a And the committee report not a person in our dlairlct who did not contribute When all is settled a sum of about will be Our Red Cross had the name of be ing one of the best in the Dominion last andwe hope to keep the same good record this Much creditU due president of the the general eommittee and the chairman the different coiniuitteejjifoj the success of this hut Jirti is Dottgall who won the married mens race has winnings to the Red cYtfci wDtch wlfl add mater ially to the Everyone Joyed the tamo of three Refresh ments were Again nerved and nil home pronouncing our picnic grAat Little tow Crew About wns realized from the social and concert heUl at the Boyne school on tt the Little BOW branch of the Supper was served from gaily rep resenting the United Great and even far away kept little lady in silken klmona nnd butterfly sash very busy among the pies and Tho society extends most hearty thanks to those who contribute to the program from Vulcan and also Corrlgan nnd Zanld for their kindly assistance in various We are pleased to acknowledge the sum of donated to the Little Bow branch by A barn dance in the new of John 9 miles west of hnmpi will be given by the Little Bow on the evening of July Come and have a good Personal Wash was the guest of Harp er last Hnrtdon s again on duty after having a few weeks at the Nanleivillp was vlsting friends in Champion days and Pea roe and daughter were Lethbridge visitors over the week Alcook has bought a residence in town and will move Talbot has resigned as local health Alcock has been appointed in his The following Champlonltes were visitors in Lethbridge last week Grant Moffatt and Laid School closed last Miss Clo has left for Port Mils for MftifCwey for Wetasklwin Miss tot sr ladles aid at the of Myton last the principal business tte election of Offlcerg for the nest six months fcfe r Hatd r I October 9tfc aidl Otk thfe avsptcel of the Bonthern Alberta Wool Growers j over one hundred Entries Clote July 1st Irttry blanks may be hid en to the Albertti A Snap Half lection of Land Three Miles North of Coaldale All mostly right on Easy Apply Garage at Coaldale THE CANADIAN BANK OF SR EDMUND H AMI SIR JOHN General MIMMT Supt of Central Wewem Bruxhet CAWTAlPAID J SAVINGS BANK BUSINESS This Bant pays interest at 3 per annum on all deposits of and upwards department Small accounts are tw The Road to Independence Trouble comes to all of us at one time or The man with a snugr bank is fortified against the slings and arrows of outrageous It is the duty of every man to lay asida something for the inevitable rainy Open a Savings Account take your first step along the road to Trie MCRCHANTSBANK Head Office OF Established LE1HBRIOGB MONARCH NOBLEFORD Acting Acting OP Are Your Children Learning to Save Money Each maturing son and daughter should have a Savings Account In the Union Bank of with opportunities to save and training in how to expend money Such an education th thrift and saving will provo invaluable In later life LETHBNI0OE BRANCH CARD3TON BRANCH BRANCH Manager Manager Manager THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAD OFFICE TORONTO Your surplus earnings in our Savings Department earn inter est at current sty Btod dart i Myndman T spent the remainder of the afternoon preparing quilts which arfl on A dainty luneH approp riate for the times Was lerttfd by BuUders Supplies AND MEDICINE HAT V MOL AtBQi AND MEDICINt HAT ROOr TAR PAPf PIRt PLACI MANTLM AND PLATt MIANESE ON AUTO eiterii Supply Equipment FOURTH worth of Grained othr field pro ducts annually through the City of are you putting aside a little for the lean years which will come Buy a Victory Bond or two and see that your Will is properly The British Canadian Trait FIFTH STREET ALBERTA PHONE 1S4S WE OFFER CltV OF CALCSARY Tin Year Cold Debentures in Denominations of and Interest payable on first ofJune and December at par and interest YIELDING SEVEN PER PER ANNUM an exceptionally high rate of Interest combined with absolute 4 SEND YOUR ORDER TO j The Trusts and Guarantee limited CALGARY AND ALBERTA LETH6RIDGE OFFICE BANK OF COMMERCE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATOR AND OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE FOR THE JUDICIAL DISTRICTS OF MEDICINE RED LUND SON Wholesale and RetaQ Dealers in LUMBER Mouldings and Finishing Lumber Builders Supplies of All Kinds CONSULT US REGARDING WE BUILD HOUSES TO ORDER HEAD OFFICE AND DISTRIBUTING CORNER THIRD AVENUE AND SEVENTEENTH BRANCH YARDS AT CHIN AND BARN AT THESE POINTS WE HANDLE FENCING MATER HARDWARE AND FARM BOX OR PHONE LETHBRIDGE 13th 4th Avenue fc Medicine Hat f oummer fair and Stampede BIGGER BETTER MORE ATTRACTIVE Agricultural Exhibition Live Stock and Poultry Show Fine Arts Machinery JULY 18 19 20 1918 Hone Races BaMBtU Tournament Special Platform and Midway Attractions Pleasing IN PREMIUM AWARDS Western Canadas Championsjiip Base Ball in REDUCED RATES ON ALL RAILROADS For Prize List and full Write or Wire ;