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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 12, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ROYAL YEAST Some women hold to the*id�a that bread-making if a long and difficult opctatton, but this is a mistake, for with Royal Yeast Cakes, light, sweet bread can be made in a few hours with but little trouble.' FREE: Our ncwRor�IVtAslD�l:j Book will ccutfrei; urvn request. lltan-t&Ina full instru:t;^:is l.-r a.-ki.T,. hr.-nj ftnd rolls with KVy.il Yc.-ut Cakes, ^c.nl name and ndjtcss pl.ilul,- written and (hii valuable Utile book will b; cuik-J ptotavtty. E.V.GILLETTCO.LTD. TOMMTO.CANAOA WINMIPCG MONTREAL T E THURSDAY, JULY 12. 1917 Col. Lyon Reduced to Lieut. Get to Front, But Rose To Major to 6. C. VOTE PROBE. Montreal. July 11.-"The commission appointed to investigate alleged irregularities in the taking of the J'rltish Columbia soldier vote has concluded hearing evidence and collecting (lata, and members White, Pauline and Nelson sail this week." the London correspondent of the Gazette cables. "They are entirely reticent in regard to the nature of the report to be presented to the legislature, but both wet and dry parties express their confidence in the result." (Sporlnl to the Herald). Hlnlnuore. July 11.-About forty members of the I.O.O.F. from the Pass took in an auto trip to Pincher Crock' on Thursday night Inst to attend the installation of officers of Pincher Creek and Cowley lodges which w,.s held on that date. There was one car load from Coleman, three from TUainnore and three from Bellevue and all made record time j.ml the members report an excellent trip. It is reported that Ptes, Cross and Hugtiet who . left illuirmore for the front several months ago with western battalions have been wounded in action. Pto. Huguet was wounded the second time and he is the proud owner ot a ll.C.M. won through his bravery on the field. The annual picnics ot the Central t'liion and Anglican churches were held during the week when tho kiddles of both schools had their usual great time. The dance given by the western mine officials on June 20th, on behalf of the widows and orphans of the Coal Creek mine disaster proved a huge success. Everything was given free on this occasion including the Hall, music, refreshments, etc.. so that the proceeds could be devoted to the good cause and about $200.00 was realized. Word has been received from H. E. Lyon who organized and went overseas with the 192nd battalion from the Pass and he states that In order to got to the front ho had to reduce in rank to Lieutenant but has sine*: worked his way up to tho rank ot major, and is now tn command ot a Forestry company and Is doing good work in France. Private J. Holloway, who went overseas with the 192nd battalion has been returned homo o"n account of his being over the age limit. Private .Hollo-way Is now spending a well earned rest before-taking up his duties again as a civilian. District News BtRDETT SIMPSON'S JUL Y SALE Special Sale Bargains for the Week End :: :: :: Thurs. - FrL - Sat Women** House Dresses........... 1.00 Women's Voile Blouses............. 95c 2.95 Women's Serge Skirts.............. 4.35 40 inch Dress Voiles, yard........... 29c 28 inch Crepes and Muslins, per yard . 12*c "Black and Tan Cotton Hosiery, pair . . 18c Sateen Petticoats.................. 65c 36 inch Window Scrims............. 20c Ladies' Cotton Vests. 2 for......... 25c Children's Hats and Caps........... 25c Ladies' Fancy Sun Shades.......... 1.00 Ladies' Muslin & Voile Dresses HALF PRICE 36 inch Colored Hsrinttnl Silks, yard .. 1.00 Very Fine Swiss Embroideries...... 10c 2 to 5 inches wide, i -  - - �------.-.-- Fine Cotton Voiles................ 39c 42 inches wide. All pretty shades. Very Fine Silk Crepes and Marquisettes yd 75c 38 and -10 inches wide. Special. 40 Inch Fancy and Plain Broadcloth, yard *nir Big Girls' Gingham Dresses at 1.00,1 2*, 1.65 Women's Sport Suits .. Almost HALF PRICE Women's Fancy and White Wash Skirts 1-3 Oft Boys* Heavy Wash Bloomers........ 50c Girls' Black Sateen Bloomers....... 38c Women'* White Underskirts........ 1.00 Embroidery trimmed. Girls' Dresses, Prints and Ginghams .. 50c Girls' Pleated Duck Skirts, each........1.20 White or Tan. Biggest Bargains of the Sale throughout the Store for the Week End The Simpson Co. Limited (From Bow Island Review) During tho storm on Tuesday \night lightning struck the Liddie barn, north of town, and In addition to damaging the building, nearly resulted In a fatality. About naif a dozen boys were in the barn at the time seeking shelter, and one.of these, Harold Llddlo, age about 1*. was struck by lightning ami thrown to the ground in an unconscious condition. A. horse standing near was also struck and knocked down. At first grave fears were entertained that Liddie hnd received n fatal injury, but nfter a while both he and the horse recovered consciousness, and apparently were little the worse for their alarm ing experience. The barn had a large hole torn in the north end and Was considerably damaged. G. C. Cropley, our local builder, sustained a rather bad accident Inst Tuesday, when a scaffolding upon which he with three or four other men were working gave way and threw them to the ground. Mr; Crop ley received an injury to his ankle and is now confined to his house. Another man, P. Hallett, was also hurt but not seriously. ' The Burdett hotel was opened by E. Brown for the first time on Wednesday, and judging from the remarks made by the people who patronize the establishment we should imagine it will supply a "long felt want." The hotel is as yet not quite completed, and it will take several more days ere it will be quite ready to accommodate the public. GLENGARRY RANCH BUYS HEREFORDS AT FANCY PRICES BOW ISLAND (Prom the Review) The dry weather of the past few-weeks was beginning to affect the crops injuriously, and the rain on Tuesday was therefore, more than welcome. As a whole, except on the land sown late, farmers are fairly well satisfied with the prospect, and at present we have good reason to hope for an excellent yield. Operations have been discontinued at No. 18 by the Canadian Western Natural Gas Co. The hole is what is technically termed a "dry one." We understand that in all probability no further steps will be taken to get gas further west, but that the activity of the company will be devoted to drilling in a more south-easterly direction. At last night's meeting of the town council it was decided to fix the tax rate for the ensuing year at twenty-five mills. It was announced on Monday night at the dance that a sum of over $1,100 had been realized for the Red Cross as a result of the day's celebration. The expenses, however, will have to be taken out of this, leaving a balance for the society possibly of six or seven hundred dollars. E. G. Allen, who for some time occupied a position at the Review office, has accepted th� position ot managing editor of the Bassano Mail. BLAIRMORE (From the Enterprise) Two boys, aged 10 and 15 years, appeared before Justices Beebe and Pinkney on Saturday morning last, charged with stealing copper 'wire, the property of the West Canadian Collieries. The boys pleaded guilty to the charge and admitted having sold the w.re to local junk dealers. They were each given six months' suspended sentence. A rather serious fire occurred on Sunday night in the Paden rooming house on State street, which with Us contents was practically demolished. Fire is supposed to have originated from a defective electric wire passing through some of the back rooms, which were practically gutted before the flames could break loose. The damage done would amount to about $1,000, which we understand is partly covered by insurance. W. Hilton, formerly with the Franco-Canadian Collieries Co., at Frank, has accepted a position aB engineer with the West Canadian Collieries at Blairmore. TABER (From the Times) Corp. Caswell, of the provincial police, who was assisted by Chief Faulds, was successful this morning in securing convictions for violating the liquor act against Geo. H. Anderson and his son, Geo. W. Anderson, of Barnwell. Both were fined $50 and costs. These cases were to have been heard on Saturday last, but at the request of defendants were laid over until today to enable them to have their lawyer, R. A. Smith, of Leth-bridge, present. In the second caBe, that of Geo. W. Anderson on the same charge, the witnesses were the same and the evidence practically the same. Defendants' council claimed in this case also that no case had been made out, but the magistrates again thought different and assessed the same fine. It. A. Smith, council for the defendants, gave notice that an appeal would be taken in both cases. RAYMOND (From the Leader) Modern authors are often criticized for the use of coincidents. One critic has said that the writer of today would be helpleas without these handy scenes. But Mrs, Wltbeck firmly believes that guch event* do take place. In fact she has seen It (From Our Own Cor--�svom1.-nti Claresholm, July 11.-About HO cars from Claresholm district left here Monday and Tuesday for the Medicine Hat stampede. Wm. Amos who lives west of town sold his farm to Win. Langham of Claresholm for $60.00 per acre. The C.longnrry Ranch Co. havo shipped In 11 horses from the States. These horses include such stock as Harvester 2nd, n son of the once, champion 2 year old trotter Harvester and Somomn Girl who had a mark of 2.04. Tho shipment also included a very fine thoroughbred. A hall storm passed west and south west of town last evening, doing considerable damage to u very small area of country. Tito long looked for street grading has started and it will not bo long before our streets will take on a different aspect. High prices for pure brod cattle has been tho rago for some little time past with cattle fanciers, but the honors np to date will have to be handed tho Glengarry Ranch, Co. of Claresholm for a time at least. This progressive ranch nre expecting a shipment of pure bred Herefords bought at the Harris Hereford sale which was recently hold at Harris, Mo. The shipment will include Gay Lad Kith, for which the sum of $20,000.00 was paid. In all the 14 head which will arrive here shortly cost the owners I4S.000.00. The Glengarry Ranch are going into the Hereford breed of cattle very extensively. We are sorry to report the serious accident which happened to Nels C. Olsen on Tuesday last. Ho was driving along the road and being a little deaf, he did not hear a runaway team coming from behind. The runaways turned out to pass him but one wheel of the wagon caught the buggy, throwing Mr. Olsen heavily to the ground. The extent of his injuries are not known as yet. IHIIfflCTlMHtfflllffllllHIffll OLD FOLKS' OUTING (From Our Own Corrosoon(5"�nt j Magrath, July 11.-On July 18, the regular summer outing for the Old Folks will be held in Magrath. The guests of honor will be all people over GO years of age, widows, widowers, orphans, soldiers wives, soldiers parents and missionaries wives. This party will be held in "Mercer's Grove," a good program of music and speeches is prepared" and dinner will be served at 2 o'clock. All people of above mentioned classes in tho Ma-grath district are invited to be pres- > ent. Richard Bradshaw,, and wife, also Chas. Harker and wife motored to Medicine Hat to attend the Stampede. Mr. and Mrs. Xorris Blaxall are visiting in .Medicine Hat. ML II ANOTHER BIG DAY TOMORROW AT RYLANDS' RUMMAGE SALE See Our Windows Tonight for the Best Bargains of the Season. II ''Something Different Every Day To Avoid the Afternoon Crowds we would suggest shopping in the Cool of the Morning Hours You've Tried the Rest-Now Try the Best" demonstrated. Last Sunday her children, all from the surrounding towns, gathered at the family residence without being aware of each other's coming. They came without previous notification of any kind. And it was the first time that one of them, Rod, has been at his mother's home for several months. He came from Taber, while Mrs. Wltbeck's daughters, Mrs. Clemis and Mrs. Roberts, came from" Lethbridge and Magrath, respectively. Some of the Raymond family called during the day. Mrs. Witbeck was extremely pleased to have her children home again. (Spncl.il to the Herald). Fernie, July II.--TI10 monthly report of Secretary Cummings of tho Amalgamated Patriotic Fund for June, shows a considerable falling off in collections as compared to previous months, accounted for because of the miners being idle during the month. Fernie and Coal Creole, general collections were ........ $542.31! Employees.C.N.P. Co......... 327.In Andre and Roe's camp ...... 15.00 J. A. McDougall's pony camp 22.00 Elk Lumber Co., Fertile and Hosmer............... 106.00 llosraer citizens........... 12.00 Michel end Natal Employees, C.N.P.C. Co............... 141.U5 Jaffray citizens and employees E. K. Mill ............. 330.00 Bull River C.P.R. employees S3.50 Corbin ................. 163.65 Waldo and Krag, Auto Association dance ............. 07.00 Baker Lumber Co. employees. 17:1.25 Total...............$11)94.S3 The disbursement to the usual funds aggregated $1!)04.S3. Total sent to Canadian Patriotic Fund to date, $54,745.33. Total contributed to Associated Patriotic Funds, $61,852.79. BOMB EXPLOSIONS. Chicago, July 11,-Three bomb explosions in widely separated sections! of the southside last night took a toll of one man dead, another probably fatally injured, scores of buildingn damaged and dozens of families driven into tho street. Two of the explosions are laid at the door of the "black hand" tho other to labor trouble, according to the police. GO EAST v IN ABSOLUTE COMFORT VIA The Double Daily Service Route "Imperial Limited" and "Trans Canada" Round Trip SUMMER EXCURSION RATES from LETHBRIDGE TO 1 Ji'i^Jjjftifcl*-: Montreal, Que................----$ 98.50 Quebec, Que...................... 103.10 St.JolinN.B....................... 100.30 Halifax, N. S..................... 114.90 Boston, Mass...................... 107.00 New York, N. Y................... 109.10 RETURN* LIMIT SIXTY DAYS EQUALLY LOW RATES FROM OTHER POINTS For Full Information Atk Any Agent* of the Canadian Pacific Railway ,''Ttn World'* Greatest Highway" BEQ AUCTION SALE SATURDAY Next, July 14 AT 2.30 O'CLOCK In the Premises, 905 Third Ave. S. FRANK WADDINGTON INSTRUCTED BY THE OWNER WILL SELL BY PUBLIC AUCTION, AS ABOVE, AN ASSEMBLAGE OF USEFUL ITO USE! IOL D F URN ITU R E And effects including: Drop head ROTARY SINGER SEWING MACHINE in perfect order; 6 dining chairs; oak dining table; Morris chair; two upholstered easy chairs; carpet square; small nigs; oak rocker; heavy brass mounted bods, springs anil mattresses; oak dressers and stands; quantity linoleum; Oak heater; "Hudson" '1-hole cooking lunge; "Cleveland" Gent's Bicycle in good running order; kitchen table; pictures; crockery and a quantity of kitchen utensils.' TERMS CASH PLEASE BE PROMPT PHONES 770- 469 AUCTION SALE Of Horses, Cattle, Wagons and Buggies FRIDAY, JULYlSth AT ONE O'CLOCK AT THE LETHBRIDGE SALE BARN 4 matched teams; 1 team mares, 6 and S years old, weight ,'1000 pounds; 1 team mares, 4 years old, 2800 pounds; 1 team geldings, 5 years old, 2800 pounds; 1 matched team bay geldings, 5 years old, 3000 tpounds; 28 mares, geldings from 4 to 8 years old. All broken; 35 head of cows and young stock; 1 heavy dray, 6 tons; 5 delivery waggons; 5 single buggios; 12 set:) double harness; 6 sets single harness. ''I TERMS CASH J. A. SMITH, Auctioneer J 7955 0356 ;