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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 22, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta III' THE LETttBJt'lifGEDAILY HEKAtD July 22.1012 25C- Business Boomers. 25'- Banner Bargains. A HAPPY CHANCE FOR FRUGAL FOLKS Price Cutting at Cray's to reduce stock at once Enamelware Tin Goods Cooking Utensils Baskets EVERYTHING in our South Window 25 Reg. 3Oc, 35c. 4Oc, SOc Values. Brashes Cutlery Screen Windows Pottery, Etc. There is also on display and sale another aggregation of choice Bargains lit Two for 5c, and 5c, We and 15c each. Every item a fighting argument for 25 cents JULY BEATING Specials; C. W. (jRAY 25 cents Counter Crowding Hardware Bargains HOTCHKISS WILL FLAX SHOWING RETURN TONIGHT MONEY THERE FOR THE GAS BORING City Has Substantial Sum in Its Possession Just Now With the, passing of the bylaw granting an amended fifteen year franchise to the Na- itural Gas, Light, Heat and Power to furnish the citv with natural igas for manufacturing and domestic purpOMs, the city enters a new era fco far as its'attraction to outsiders v Is concerned But those living in fhe citv, those have Ined here Curing the past sis years, are con- jliidenng another phase brought out the granting of the franchise. Six ears ago the citizens 01 Lethbndge Woted on a money bylaw granting the of for the purpose of Coring for gas within or close to the fclty. Of that amount only about hare been expended The re- is lying in the city (trust fund at the credit of the cit> Awaiting disposal What'Is to he'done with this rath- (ir considerable sum of money? It fcannot he used for any other purpobo Shan boring for qas or m the suppl of gas by the city to.the citizens DOW that a -gas supply froir jpther sources is assured, ratepayers jwlio have thought, about the 0 re wondering what to do-with si imich idle moiicj. Seen br the Herald this mornin Hatch stated that he had. not et thought ahout iti disposal Hi eflirt he believed that ahout th lime inc. new gas franchise the ratepayers readr to think about making an effort once more to locate gas, but by grantin Jthe franchise and thus making pf a supply of natural gas, they re moved the necessity of boring for (as for a time at least. he '.believed that the time probably come when the mon- ey could would be used for the purpose for which ife was voted. The franchise lasts only fifteen years. By )tliat time the citizens may. be ready Sto- go out and look for their own supply of gas, and if they get it they .then be a. better posit: .-.i U buy the plant of; the company in the city- and supply tlie citizens. It is likely that the matter n ill be brought up at a meeting of the coun- cil shoitlv when some policy be formulated for using the which will assure..the citizens that it1 will be used to the best purpose along .the nnc for it was In any event it cannot he used fifteen years unless the' city, assured by an expert that gas can be "found close to the decided in the meantime to. bore for gas so that-manufactur- ers, could be, supplied, from a munici- pal at a price that would an added inducement for them to lo- te here. LEECH GAVE HIMSELF UP STREET RAILWAY FOR FAIR WEEK PHONff Martin's Baggage. Transfer 1381 DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR HAS TRIFLING CHARGE AGAINST FORMER INSPECTOR Winnipeg, July E. A- Leech, formerly inspector of Dominion lands agencies, came to Winnipeg from Re- gina, Vihere he is now engaged private business, on Mondav, and has since bern m the city. Upon'hearing that warrants for his arrest had been sworn-out by an of- ficer in the department of -.the inter- or, Mr. Leech, in company, with his solicitor, J.'B. to the pu'ice station aud surrendered to, the authorities He appeared before A. A. Aird, J.p.- and was admitted to bail, his sureties being Frank W. Adams and W. M. Ingrani The information WAS "sworn -out by C. H. Reddoe, supervising accountant of, the department of the'interior. It I tour canes o! theft of official' moneys against Mr. Leech, the total amount of money, involved being Four, were sworn out some days ago, three before 13 Zimmerman, J.P., and one before A, Aird, -J, .p., hut though Mr. Letch'a in town was known to Dorrrfnicm authorities no at- tempt was made to serve them until Mr. Leech surrendered himself. Mr. in the Dominion ser- vice from 1505 until J911, when he Mr. Leocu in conversation with a Free Presri.-representative, de- nied the charges made against him, and he was willing to have Ins'accounts >for the six years.he was in office subjected to tne closest scru- tiny. SUPERINTENDENT REID DOIN HltS BEST TO GET LINE READY FOR EXHIBITION "It's a fight against time, now, said Supt. Reid, this morning, tallcingiab6ult :theVchances''of having the street raifwa> in tim is _ less than month away The superintendent went to Calgarj to consult with Supt. JlcCauley yes terday concerning 'the chances.of get ting a motor generator ;set for ,ustime.for the fair would be to get the machine ordered, here on time. Whether lt_ will come through or not Supt. Reid does not know, but he is hoping against hope. will know for a certainty 'what to expect by Wed nesday If-the machine'gets here with.three rtajs to spare, the sjstem will be op crating for the lair. If not, it-will be a case of getting the crowds to the grounds the 'best way possible. Bui- .he fight uil! not be given up without superhuman effort. b. Walker will ,be Edmonton's neu city assessor at a salarj of ,000 per year. Building 'permits at Victoria, B.C. so far this year. Irate passed the .Samuel -S. Jones, teacheivof mathe- matics in London Collegiate Institute foi 20 dead EXECUTIVE OF CONGRESS WILL' MEET TO GREET HIM 'AND RECEIVE REPORT About a inoiilli Iho Uoard of Control of t-hn Dry Kanuiim COIIKITKK despatched to -illio Western 'United SUifcs font tmmniistonrrs td do .special niissidiiajy work' in cou- j nection with ilic COIIKITSS bere in Octobei lion Dununi Mnibh.ill, iininlstci of agtuultuu Gco IKu- coiul, liqmh (lias Hotch- kiss, publicity coiiimiKsioucr of tliu provincial and Hon. Diin- icl Morgan, ot Spokun'i1, were the gentlemen who essayed venture hi- to'tlic great dry farming states and crcaic interest in tho greatest afiri- cultin-al event of the year in Western Canailn. These- men are now on their return journey u[ tlm sonUnvusf. Mr. .Ilotchkiss will arrivn hack in Lefhbrnige tins Hit, liain from Clreat and the-executives of the Canadian Hoard of Control will hold a special meeting to greet hini and Ins tepoit CominissKuiet lIotctiKiss has rccpn ed the assurances oi large delegations and exhibits from Oklahoma, New Mexico and Texas, and at least three of these states will-frond special trains ot delegates lie 'reports 'great1 enthusiasm' in Den- ver, Topeka, Oklahoma City, Amar- illo and San -Ahtonioi -and believes the representation from' the south- west Hill eclipse heretofore He received a royal .welcome everywhere, and addressed very.large and enthu- siastic meetings of commercial organ- izations, and was also received with distinguished honor by tho executives of several states and the railroad magnates. UP SPLENDIDLY BY HIS II Watts, a KILLED London July 11 E -prominent landownei1 law of General Sir John French, chief of the Imperial' General's staff, 'was assassinated by a; dismissed gamekeeper, who ".shot him while ualking home fiom new Nev port-Pagnell, Buckinghamshire': Tire gamekeeper- committed, suicide. PROMISES TO BE. A BIG CROP IN, THE RAINFALL -SATURDAY It is Irniningjion to in Sou-1 limn Alliuld Pic iluu'i'otu Sat uul.i) tuning inoucl tint laU lie- yoiid ilip jricrcsl of a doubt, There has liuen plenty of rain .during the month, hilt ilic ruin on Satiirilav, ttlulo it did nol last am gipal length of time, was a good one: Tim meteor- ological station at the expct'imciital farm 'gives a' rqading of .25 'inchesi for Satnrdav All tlm in (he south arcmak- ing the best of progress. Wheat nul- ling is expected to start in some ilistrictK this week; .although very fields will be cut .bciorc' the first of August 'flic crop, however, has been the surprise of the year. Crops which were sown late, and on soil which was not tilled more, tlian was ahso- Intch nccessarv, hate made dm- pro greys. to the Herald office this1 morning a sam- ple of flax from his farm eight miles north of Diamond Clti, which one of the finest samples of flax ever seen in the city. The crop was sown on stubble the last week in Wav, hut the whole field now stands over thir- ty inches in height, 'while :.the 'Straw is well-podded giving'indications of a crop, which, will average .close to twen-. 11 bushels to the acre 4 CALLS TO, MINISTERS WERE SUSTAINED 4 At a meeting of the-Maolaod Presbytery :held this after- noon in St. Andrew's, Churca, .the call to Rev. iW; A. Camer- on, of Scott, Sask., tained, and also the .call from. Noble to Hei it Simmon Ar- rangethents wore also made .for the induction of .Her. Air. JIahaffj, Pan) Sound, who has 'been called to Mr Simpson The Range is the Soul of the Kitchen An unknown man was In died In the cells Bemiceville, P. Q.. was killed and othom serloui- j ly injured 'when it locomotive ran in- to a hud ctr, DENTISTS PAY FOR "PIPE TOOTH" London, "July ft Davis, dentists of Bdgewaro 'road, were ordered' at the Ma-r- lebono- county court jesterday to nay 2s. damages to John Jtorrell for extracting his '-pips tooth' against his 'will. A decayed stunin -which the dentists produced in court was said to be the tooth in qucs- tion, but Mr. Morrell declared it was not his "I know the tooth ho said. "It was tho only one 1 could hold my pipe -by." -Ho produced pipe -and 'Said there was 'a mark on' it which the tooth had -made, aud ho handed iboth the pipe and the tooth to the judge for in- spectlon. The modern houtewife knows the important part the range in the houtehold economy. She knows how vitally important it is to eliminate from the kitchen all possible work, worry and waste. And range it the soul of the kitchen. Its influence is felt every day and all day by the entire family. The Gurney-Oxford Range is a strong advocate of modern household economy. Not only does il cook and bake without disappointment or failure, but it is a positive influence for economy. It bums less requires less time; Modern woman demands in her. work modem time and labor saving ideas, and modern woman is right The Gurney-Oxford Range is the fruit of constant effort, research and experiment to make and keep abreast of modern ideas of efficiency. The Gurney-Economizer (which is licensed for, use only on the Gurney-Oxford range) for regulating the drafts by one action: the Gurney method of dis- tributing heat to all sides and of the oven: the improved Gurney grates, combine to make the Gurney-Oxford range the standard of efficiency and the foremost exponent of modem household economy. C. W. GRAY PHONE 761 LETHBRIDGE ;