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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 11, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THE PAim HI^BA iA LONG COLD GLASS OF II0AT A1IA!! Iced! Tea on a hot day has a cooh'ng and gently stimulating influence which strengthens and refreshes both mind and body. Allow the tea to ateep for fire miautoi anj then pour off into another ve>*el;t� cool gradually. Never uie nrtific!*! means of cooling \inttl re�dy to aerre; then ^ida! xvgnr, ice and lemon. PROBLEMS OF A CIIK FIRE o- ThouglitKiI Paper on Subject Written by Captain Smart of Calgary ftre as to bis own c)eparttn�nt oHim^ coimt for more thon his own, aad uniike flrp prevrnvtlon �spart�, k� hM no authorities w cite. A Troubi�aom� Probltm Probably the moat troubl^come �nd mttichief-maktns problem of fa chlefi diiti�pttrchii^e of ap-I ps.ratu� and supplies; ,-even "these Rr� bought through a purchasiniB: agent or boant. Rerause' pecuHar Ignorance of flre (lepartiiient affairs a great many concerns attempt to sell mich mater-isl �b a side line iiBiiklly. with no knowledge themselves of the practical reiiiiiremeiUe and sometimes A\ith "o idea but to euibarraas the ofticiKls ooiiceruad. If the purohasing hortid is content' wit'h purchasing the lovsest bUl it is next to Iraposjsible to preveiu the department from being eiiuippert wiih untrustworthy appliances. de�r at any price. The chief who has the proper respect for himself si!a co.s( oi mtittioipni .1r^' pro- toition growg greater instead o: less.'agent who i�, working for a consider-in suite of sitje! frames, Tt'iafcMoed able commission, and cares not one ---- j concrete and all other vnhiaiiK' results cent for the interests of the depart- . . ^ . ,, , . iOf the \vork done by thv tire protee- ment. Kven residents of the citv in Chief Snat-^.sa.e an excelleut 'f:^^,, .,-hese latter wiji. oi question, NYho should have dr-"hy ; jj,^^ \^^^. ,^ ..^.^ cut hent his spite upon the chief when the building construction, and. .^ene^'al fire , as safe from fire as Berlin, es- opportunity comes along. Of course, prevention have eg mttch study : as flre protection is only be-all citv officers may have experiences research in comparison with the td attract attention. Taxpay.;somewhat of this kind, but the others JnK amount d6votenm-, ^^^^ ct^'learned men inspected proved character 'JV ^"^^ "."^o.^., |ruins and published volura-inoua--iiej^rntaent h^s as much at stake in such .^�g8 a-nd should tiou a study ^'^ .^'''^^Yt lail, hut' practically nothing can' ber'be followed, ' He 1^ to be held respon- ' found as to the tire departments and ; gjble for the efri6\ency of the appara- tjielr working. Tlie averag'e citize^t j i,,g afterwards, and it is no" more than j wanting information would take "P j fair to take his worttiOT the choice, such af^erport to ascertain "why the: possibly enough has been written to fire-department which cost him so; some of the reasons why it Vage 3.0 CLARKE & CO. The Ladies' Store riMne4S3 AcadU Bloell The Last Day Of SATURDAY The Midsummer Sale Saving propositions throughout the entire stocks of every department of the store no woman can afford to let pass Coniplote and entire stocks of Hosiery and Gloves, i^Teckwear and Belts, Coi-.-^ets and 1'ridevwear. W.hitewenr and Waists, Staples and Wash ("loods, Dress Goods and Silks as well as all Millinery and every garment tlirongliout our splendidly equipped .Eeady-)to-Wear Section on sale for tlie final clearance at 20 to 50% less than regular prices All Trimmecl HatvS HALF PRICE All Staple Dry Goods -20- Per Cent Oft Parasols and Sunshades -One-Third- Less than Reg^ular Prices all kimonas and � underskirts -20 per cent off all whitewear and waists -20- per cent off all dress goods and silks -20- per cent off the balance of all coats -1-3- less than regular All New Wash Dresses -20- Per Cent Oft All the NcAV Skirts -1-3 to 1-2- Less Than Regular All New Rain Coats -One-Quarter- I^ss Than Regrular all: hosiery anq � gloves -20- '�per d'ent off ; all neckwear and belts -20- per cent-off -all-hand bags -25- per cent OFtf ., ALL TAILORED AND WASH SKIRTS -20- PER CKNT OFF 1 this, and jire. willing to^ feipleiidid progress has be(?u-inade, but 'tvery lire chief can poiiif out ' new-Jiulldingsthat are'very fai- from bein.^ ftre resisting; on the {ontra:ry, sliouid they burn they are likely to tax the ^-e show our i ^� ^^o'"''- The man who ^9*d^ ttj^se 'PTtblications a hunilred years ''tience may doubt if any of the'-cities' iii qiJestioq_hkdf any fli'e departments at aii, and if he reaches among! old ar- \ cJiIves and findf that eapji of nhem enijlnif' vkst fctt'ms' evety^ yea-V' he will, be ;*i)d Satisfaction that yisuors the Class A"' huildings -tow-Wing iiito.the air; the modern and fire proof theata-es and the ste�l and concrete hotels, .but jve know that most of the Bpace flB(^Vf:b^v;ein liieHi;, is filled with old wocd work which | ^as spenaink could be staked u.t> iu a better for burning and cw*ains nothing in exe" more mystified than ever, the way of barriers agaiuit a sweep-' ajj.j r,:. Ipg file but thin brick walls pierced latteris lagging considerably behind.; hunting a wife- murderer Added Difficulties This peculiar neglect of a very im- ^Saskatooii,- .filly' io'.-^'Accoifding to ai; unofficial report which Is circulat-tng Saskatoon police" circles today, the i Mounted Police at Wlikie, are out on a case in the back'country which lies by^ponings of all shapes and sizes, j portant iteld of work adds to th; Yn Heap; Smoking Ruins Witk Stench of Hurnart Saaiiiee ^ ^> acre.s of shingle rOofs in the lesideace districts. If ^ conliagration develops and moves towards one of the fire proof structures, it is not pleasaut to remember that thu latter lias neither shutters nor wire glaiis and that its windows vvil! be ra^;r^.' holes BTid the contents burning within five jtrinutris after the rush of flames strikes it. �Most of our Bmaller cities and towns can show better building than they had tweai.ty years ago, but these are still menaced by the Irame ranges tif(il iVre traps. Nearly every day we read of the construction of some business portion of some town or other, � U'pually accompanied with loisg of lite. it'hB Jiewgpapcrs do not say that the :dSsaater would have been averted had the building ueen lire proof; (hey UHually blame the water supply or the :v|)oor , little flre dapurtment. : do ter a� fireDjen are ooncei-iied, ,,lthe?J'important point at this time is ' that;'.\vith ail the growth and the ; spl'e!|id\fof flue prevention knowledge, and ' aieveocouraslng progress made - lH;^: .fleouncg better and safer build-togg,'';tfcei'e:'la.nothing in the situation I-/' Most people would be �benefited; by the occa-!'si'onalttseof Na-9m-Co LaxaHves . Gently, �I''Dnv aaACbamtcaJ Co. VC|uA4*,bImIt�il. 176 fii'e fighting proposition that he is i = ailvocallDg, he must stand alone, for i ^ there is none to help and nothing in j ir books. He may be snubbed and ig-1 nored ey,on it he gets the endorse-: ment of the fire chiefs from larger i cities lo prove the point. If his city | is visited by a contlragation no ex- i pens are sent in from, elsewhere to j iiivestigaie ,tbe Workings of his de- : imrtment ^it* report upon them. The ; disaster tiiiay 'have been directly due j to ii\e neglect of his advice, but this � fact will not be published, and if he j is bitterly criticized by those politic- j ally opposed to him, he is forced-to j depend upon his political friends for a defence. Worse than that, so far as the city's itjtereatB. and the good of the fife'servlc'e is concerned, it a sweeping tire shows up the incompetence of a chier aaid tbe demoralissa-� tlbn of the lire department, the timid critMsias of the business and the Insurance men are quickly swamped 'in billows of praise from his friendly newspapers and pollticianB, and the tj-uth suppressed. In fact there seems in most-cities to bo no influence to Bupp.ort and uphold the chief who tries to be faithful and efficient, nor to expose the shortcoinings of one \vbo in neither. Iu the present stage of the public on lighten ment the chief seems to be th^..'.best esteemd when content to be; a rdi^gli and ready sort of person,! mukes isreat outcry and clamor at a! fire and is cojuent to have others decide what is best for the department. Iji many instances U Is not politicaiiy ! prudent for him to assert himself too much, whether he has commissioners over, liiiil or not., Even when tt is adinUted tha.t he has the necessary knowledge and e.tperienct) he will find thill opinions from other city officials The Qu'Appelle. The New Grand Trunk Pacific Hotel m Regina London, July 10.-A teirible � stdry of tbe sacking of Nigrita by the Bill-garlaps is told by a representative p�^ the bally Telegraph, with the Greek array. Nigrlta a -week ago was a flourishing and entirely Greek town of 8000 inhabitants aaA, 14B0(,hpu�ea. Today It Is a reetlBg heaj) ofJaiBOufd^r-ing ruins .a-nd. the aorid^, glsetich of buTnijag'hunia^jflesh;and bonea over-powers (he'no'fetrilB. George ,Vlakoa, .{he .oniyT^'urTlving eye �witness of the atrocltleo oommit-ted by' the Bulgarians, mentions how he'left Nigrlta and was captured .with a boy whom he had overtaken. .Thay were beaten, robbfed and ordered to be shot. The afentries fired, but seeing they did not Idll their vlctlma, they came at them with bayonets. VlakOB continues; "The boy' stood up to the soldiers who killed him; I lay on my back and tried-to parry the bayonet thrusts ot another soldier with niy fe6t. He wounded me' three times, while other soldiers threw petroleum over the Quality And Prices Talk This is what experience in our Grocery Department has taught us. Housewives always read our week-end Grocery ads., because they know it pays them to make their Saturday purchases froiri us These Prices are Good for AH Day Saturday Canned Vegetables Com, Standard 2;s ........... per case $2.65 Peas,. Standard .2'? ..........per ease $3.20 Beans, Standard 2's ....... per case $2.65 Tomatoes, Standard 3's ...per cage �S.10 Assorted Cases,............per case $2,90 Canned Fruits 'strawberries; Stan.a2'b ____per case $4.76 Raapberries, Stan. 2'a .per; case $4.75 Peaches,f Stan. 2'8 ........per case $3.75 Pears, Stan. 2's ...........per case $4,10 Plums, Damson, i3tan, S's ;. Plums, G. Gage,,Stan.:2's . Aiiaorted cases, Standard Gal. Apples, Standard ... .per case .per case 2^3 ,:,.,. .per case b, c. granulated sugar Per lOOtb sack ............ b. c. granulated sugar Per 20tt> sack ........____ Take $5.25 $1.10 Advantage of These Specials 25c $2,70 $a,2o $3.80 $1;95 ' i a jelly powders, any flavor Four for ......---- ' 76 cents per doxan. libbvs pork ^nd bean�!, 2!� Per tin .,----'...... 5tt)8 good black tea and 20n> sugar for .......... $2.00 The Bentley Co., Limited boys' bodies which wer� in tbe room, and me. With my hand* I extiii�ttl�hl ed the flames. -1 cbuM �� htirn* on bpth boy'a bodlca; Thettoor bad bam left open.X *ippo8�,-to make � Orah. "I ran to the door and th�n doim the paM&se. , Snatoblqi, uprtfl* I oan across the Court yard i^t ttif b��k | and hWan a ttable loft. Woixdy tim4 me. From a hole In tlie r�ot I could aee the BulgarUiiB firing the vUlmKe everywhere. "Soldtera were marchins '�,iray thriitigrh the town northirwd and if passed the burning houae near me'. Pl'eieritly all M^und the burmlns houaes ther** wete iir��t �!iplbK(MiB arid'rftiiii;'*9!,t'd'b*n:-'ri��rt .n^^ ahd? .ifofgettlng tny-^'r -ran 'dowh �tair�=;;aiitf'than;:�BiklA J Utiam^;^']-': "'"Wiiien 'l came bapk to i*^(it�cloyg. seas Qreelc offtpM* wora bJaadlng o*� me, bKtUlhg miy head and i' 'yrpxmAn, fliey laylahed every" klndpeai on mc and bound up iby -wonndi. That 'i� all I have to tell." The oorreapondwnt oontlnuea: ; "I oamsot bope to deacrlbe the effsoi this tale had on thoee who heard it, and when the mayor of the town told hew the Bulgarij^ns caught the gallant fellow's wife and, subjected her to Intiesoribable treatment while th� Bill, garlan officers applauded, and bow she had escaped naked with her phll-dren and father-in-law to hide In a baker's oven, I a'Dd niy travelling com;-, panlon had to walk away to hide our l emotion. Everybody "else hid tea:r8 ' in their ayes whtle some strong men aobbed. Holding; Vlakos": hand In mine I told him that ere long the story would be telegraphed to London, Parla, Copenhagen and St, Petersburg and the sympathy of hundreds of thousands of rea-dera would be with him. 'We then proceeded on our Inquiry, clroas-examined aeveral wit-nesflOB. The majority of the ^prpaes have been buried for fear of' jstiolera. We have, however, smelled 'burning flesh In the ruins and geen partially burned human skeletons. We verified absolutely that at least 400 villagers have been killed or burned aJlve in this town alone, and we have been invited to go to surrounding villages where during the two laat days a whole regiment of sappera' have been engaged In burying the dead. 'We have been Invited to have them exhumed and have no reaaon to dtiiibt the report of the authorltJea that IBOO persons have been foUlly murdered; Bcorea of women are still living who were violated and 9Vei-y, hou�e, locked. 'We believe, In fact, tfiat aeldom In thq hlatory of, warfare ha* the barbtiilty cf the'6�lgarI�Ba �t Nigrlta been surpassed." DECLINED THE CALL London, .luly iO,--The Rev, I?r, Campbell Morgan, pastor (rf Westmin aier Congregational chapel, ^Bn.cJflng' ham Gate, London, has declined the call extended to him by the Madison Avenue Reformed church, New TCorU, y according to tbe OaJ^ly Ohronlcla; 16 ;