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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 31, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERAI.D Page a The best buy in the city FAIRMONT F. C. Lowes & Co. Owners and Sole Agents Worth $650, going at $500 Two lots 25 X 125 on waler aiul sowor, at: �15()0 cacli, oji easy terms, AppI}' R. V. GIBBONS & CO. J FOR EXCHANGE West one-hnlf and soiithcast onn-foiirth Section thirty-four, Town-ehip ten, Kangc nineteen. 4ays Only 3 lots on William St, facing oa.st. 8400; 1-3 cash; halaiic(> \\ and 6. Wilkie & Kerr INSURANCE AND COAL HULL BLOCK, WEST A. R, & 1, OFFICE. PHONE 623, BARGAINS PARTY BACKERS ARE DISCOURAGED Small Results From Tory Campaign Fund ; Plans Have Gone Wrong .MoMiri'iU, .Inly L'l'.-.Moiii real and I'rovinco of CJiiolioc proniJHc lo iilny WW lnii"irlivnl iuin in tlu' fdi-lli-coniltis;; clccllons. 11 wns Iuti- lluil the .\iiMUociiiroclty l.riigMo whk cre-ntcd, nnd it w.hk liun: tlial a groui) of niillloMiilri's gntlicrt'd lU. tlii' Mount Hoyal Chit) lo ralHO u Imlf million for (lie delpal of rocliiroclly. TIiIb Himie urciui) of milUoniilrcK wove iiIho In-BlriiniPMlal in hrliminn out Mr. Siflon. Ill addition, Ihr-ru Is tlii' .Vatlonaliat niovt'iiu'nt, which iH ppciillnr to this provlnf't", and also anoihci- of dlR-KiiiiUcd CousovvnUvf mcnilx'i's who have ihoir homp Bhnrc. AllOKolhor Iho ulliiation was soinnwlint coniplpx, fiiit out of Ihnii; many Hciiotnos llin ( ousprvallves lioppd to win out. I'n-1 fortiinatoly for thom noarlv ail of Iheir pet s-chpniea linvp ijoiin wrong. Money Ill-Spent Tho millioiiHlrcs who met last HpriiiK in the .Mount Royal Cliih and put lip a good half million to defeat rorllirocity are sore over .Mr. Hor-dpn's utloranceB In tho WphI. ft ia asserted that on his return to Ottawa they wrote him a riirt letter askhiK him whether he thought that they had put up this money for the furtherance of a socialistic and puhlic ownership movempnt, or whether it was for the purpose of defeatinK reciprocity. These men have not accumulated their fortunes hy socialistic methods, and are naturally very much averse to tho advocacy of puhlic ownership by their party leader. Mr. Borden wrote an equally curt reply, saying he was not going lo be dictated to hy them. Further, these millionaire philanthropists, who had the interests of the country so much at liearr, have found their pet leader, Mr. Sifton, to ho very unpopular witli tho Na'^onalists. This section will have nothing to do with him, and as a result .Mr. Sifton has been dropped. Lemleux Presses the Fight During the past three weeks Mr. Lemleux and the Liberals have heen conducring a whirlwind campaign. The ['ostmaster-Gcneral has been giv-Ing Hourassa a taste of his own medi-Icinc. Uourasaa has been (juiet under I the fire, and duriUK ilie past three I of I'our weeks has had nothing to sny. j'Ihroughoiit the province and in tho cities it is comnion talk that Baur-assa has "shot his holt," and that his influpiice is on tho decline. Kven ills own followers agree to this, and some of the younger of them, headed hy Air. Lavp^pne and Oliver Asselin, are threatening to break away. Liberals Are Enthusiastic .Miogether the Conservatives and the multi-millionaires, who have fa-Itherod and financed the various movements to oust Laiirier from power are very much discouraged. So badly discouraged are they that the Hon. Robert Rogers was sent down from -Maitoha to try and put now lipart into the gtalwarls In this city, lie spent the better part of the week here, and alihougli he offered to bet big odds thai Borden would go hack witb twpniy-flvp of a majority, his boastings did not have a very great effect upon tho Conservatives. On the other hand, the Liberals from the MarUime provinces and the members from this province who passed through here on their way to Ottawa, were all Jiibilnnt over the outlook. The recess.has given them an oppoi--tuuiiv to consult their constituents, and wiihout pxocpiion over.v returning Liberal is optimistic regnrding tlio outcome of ihe fight. Sir Wilfrid Laurier's enthusiastic reception In Quebec and .Montreal has also tended to put heart into his followers and to discourage the Opposition to a like extent. The outlook, so far as this province is i'onceruod was never �brighter for tho Lilierals. Macleod News Macleod, Alta., .July 2fl -.ARcnt F .Stephens, of the C. P. K , here, has leturtM'd to Mnclnod, alter havlnj; spiiil n month's holiday in Mexico atid .Southern I'liitcd .Slates .Matiager Benson, of the l.viic llie-alrc, will jsive a betictil slmw on 'I'l'fsdifcy iiinlil, llii" ptiiceeds cf which will he L:i\cii lo the Maiiend fiiolball train The .show will be mucli loiu^cr than the ret;iilar shows and scveia! locil singers have agri'ed to appear. V Mcliac, manager ni the B;ink of Brit'sh Xortb .Amerie.i, has relmr.eil from Toronto, where In' has been spcniliriK his holida\s Mi \\' .1. Mitchell, who was relieving berp, has been traiiHferred to the lUittleford bMinch. The harvesting of the iail wheal in tlii.s district lias started, V. A. Adams being the tirs' to benn on Wednesday last niui next urrk rutting will be geiiernl thuiunlniut this MONTREAL DIVINE AT KNOX CHURCH Large connresalinns Kreeled Hev. N". II. McOillvary at liotli services at Knoc cliiirch yeslerdnv .\l the evening service the minister look his text from the Acts of the .Apuslles, K:l, the subject of tlie Kcnuoti being the power of the l;oly spirit. "I'0 per acre; good terms. 2240 .-icres 8 miles from' good town, 50 per cent, or more tillable; several springs on tract; J13.50 per acre; good terms. Good half section on Wcyburn line, only $11,00 per acre. The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM 10 ALBERTA BLOCK. PHONE 771. best crops in .Soiillieni .Mberla, and lest need is home and foreign mis- is cv-pecled lo yield on ,in average of nearly 50 bii.shels to the acre G. II. Iluttori, of the Lacoiiibe Kx-perinienlal Farm, who acted as iuil)i;c in the standing fields of gram com-petilion of the Macleod .Agricultural .Association has handed in his report and has awarded the inllowing prizes : Winter Whcat-F. A .\dains, 1st, with !)1 points for .Mherta Red wheat, and Miller and .lones, 2nd, with !)n points. Spring Wlicat-,1. A Ilewson, 1st, 87, and Win. Brewster, 2nd, S.5 for Ued Fife. Oat.s-C. Brewster, 1st, R(i, and W J. Glass, 2nd, �i for Banner oats. In his rciuarks to the Society Mr. Ilullon says '.-"I must congratulate the fartifers of the Macleod district generally, and the exhibHors in particular, on their splendid prospects for large yields, and also on the uniformly clean fields. 1 did not find many bad weeds in the helds in competition, 'i'hc tuost .serious olijcction to your grains as shown as a class is that the varieties have not been kept pure. Thi.s-J�- true oi hcith winter and spring 'wheals and coiise-(liiently the scores made are not as high as they otherwise might have heen. ^'our crops arc well advanced and th(^ binders will begin this week to garner a crop o! which any district might well he proud." Kveryihing is now in fine shape for the .Macleod fair, which will start next Wednesday, and which promises to be double the success of anv 'et held here. Th Kions. The foreign inissions are need-cil in the dark continents of the world, continents where the power of the spirit has not yet had an opportunity lo roach the people. China must bo christianized. ( hinese civilization without Christianity would make the nation a menace to the world. In the same way the civili-zntion of the great foreign element coming in thousands to our shores every year niiist be attended by Christianity or they will he a menace to our nation This is the work of our home missions." Next Sunday St. Andrew's church, Norih Lcthhridgo, will he dedicated, and the .services will be condvicteil by Rev. ugh Grant, of Kcrnic. GOOD RAIN AT PINCHER CREEK (Special to tho Herald). Pincher Creek, ,luly 30.-The most absorbing topic hore at present is the crop conditions of the district, and it is pleasing to learn from diriercnl sections the s.ime optimistic feeling prevails. .\l a late hour last night a heavy rainfall cotinnenced, which lasted till this morning. .\ young farmer (nformed your correspondent 1odn\ that the last downpour was necdnl in many quarters. .Mthoiigh it may put haying hack for a short lime it will benelit the grain and potato None but the best Inside City Properties High Class Farming Lands Conservative Investments and Well Secured Loans, as well as Avery Thresliing and Plowing Ma- cKinery are offered by W. R. DOBBIN, "S^r 310 7th Street Lethbridge, Alta J) crops Fanners look for no more hail contractors arc pro-istorms, and the district, he conlidenl UNANIMITY ON MILITARY DEFENCE (Continued from Front Page.) grossing rajiidly on the construction | ly asserts, will give belter showing of the additional stables and they ,for itself, in the matter of the yield will he ready by Monday night. Tho lo the nereage, than it has done since rain which fell here today has put jit became known as the Pincher the race track in good shape and the races are well tilled and should he Crock district. He corroborates the statement already made by your cor- MacKei\zio as chief of staff, Major G. I^aley aa director of operations, and staff duties-. Lieut. Col. ,1. V. Cr.owe as commandant of Royai .\lilltary College with .Major T. B. Wood and Capt. \V. Rohertson, professor of military college. A re(|uesl was made for a loan of six oflicers from tho general staff, and these have since arrived in Canada. Canada has expressed approval of uniform examinations for staff, application for such advice should bo made to the war offlce through approved channel, otherwiM a divergent view will be expressed and confUBlon may result." very interesting Tho hand conipoti-, respondent that very little daiyago iotlicers of Its permanent force in ac tioii will ho aiiiiiher feature and ar- wa.i done to the crops by hail. .-Ss a jcordance with suggestion rangonieiits are being made with IhOitnattor of fact, the farmers wore nev- a more contented and hopeful Fernio Italian Hand \i> supply music jor in for ino three ri.n s of tli(> fjiir. 11. \'an |)i,usei has been in Macleod for the past week soliciting siih-scriplious i(U stuck in a creamery which he pnipcsos building in Macleod, and so far he has boon very successful Mr \'an Dousev has os- framo of mind with respect to prospects of a big yield than are at the present time. One of the largest and most representative audiences that has (illod the made by Lord Diindonald in 1003. An agreement has been reaeher by which mil-ihe "ia council of Canada may substitute thi'v certain ((uestions which are moro suit-nble for Canftdian conditions than those sent out by the army council, iind it added: "This arrangement Is working satisfactorily." In regard to DESTROYED A BUSH CAMP Fornie, B. C, .luly 30. - A stilt breeze fanned a small bush fire Into a blaze yesterday evening and gaining rajiid headway, swept up the Hartley Creek into the bush camp ot the Fernie Lumber Co. calling upon the men so suddenly that they barely escaped with their horses and a few personal belongings. The camp and equipment tools and some logs were consumed. The ostlniated loss is not very great, but coming at the time ot active operations it. will retard milling Ui'o'"Sm!a''^ 'm ''"""^ li'iif, R'^'''*''''ipxamluations for technical fitness for somewhat tor a tew days, but lun*er tai.lished cre.unenes in Cardston an.l'Friday night. �"' !'o'""''""' '�"�>-t �f"tes great bar-j and other supplies were being rushed Vs. \ section of land, improved, liovi.-^o ami barn, 12 miles from Barons, (iO acres in crop. per acre. $.')00 cash, balance on terms Lots in North VVard, $200 each, easy terms 1) rooniod hilly n\odern lioiise to rent Illinois-Alberta Realty Co. Phone 45-') Lethbridge Hotel J^)]ock FOR SALE Bungalo, 6 rooms, furnace and conveniences, workshop nnd toreroora, fine cellar, lawn, cement walki. surrounded by fenco and gbade trees; furnlluro goes with ibe pl�ce: 5 lots 127 ft. frontage; on 15th Street South; a good buy; |GCOO, $1500, balanco i yeart or liooo cnsli. Apply to owner, at 818 15TH STREET SOUTH ------)J USES TOOTHBRUSH IN DEBATE W'nBbinKlon, d. c, .Inly l',").-Ropre-soiitalive II. Roberi Fowier, of Illinois, fcidiiiH In the need of Immediate eieansini; of his teeth, and used a brush uinui tlieiu today on the floor of the house of ropresenlatlves. This ania/iuK operation took place durinu the debate on the urKeni de-fiiieiicy bill. ..Mr. IFowier took a tootlilii-usli from bin vest pocket and began lo scruli his teeth, lie first worked briskly on the front teeth, and then pushed the brush back to where Ihe wisdom molars are supposed to grow. When bo concluded his dry cleaning operations his satisfaction was ei|unlled only by tho aslonlBhnient of his colleasuos, and that of the visitors in the gallery. In Leeds ciiiinly Ihero is much dis-sal isf.-icl inn o\el the results of the entrance exams. Only ID.5 per cent, passed Two Woodstock gills wore mobbed because one wore a Merry Widow hilt and (he oiher a hobble skirl. I'olioo eiuirt cases tiiav follow. High Kivor .uid either towns in Ihe west and looks upon Macleod as being one of tile best locations. The St. Cl.iiK' Dramatic Co. have boon booked Id appear in tho town hall during Kaii sveek, with change of ;>lav every e^llling, Iliispital T.ii; May, which was .iiip-jiosed lo liavr iireii hold here on .Inly 1st, bill whieh uas not as successful as ani icip.i |eil nii account of the rain, will be cdiii imieil on the lirst day of the fair. Chief of f'ulice I.awson and B. Col-linsoii are ilie l.itest automobile re cniils ill Maeli lliey having purchased l''oril .iiid Heo cars, Dr W . (L-siril'ivaii, ot Calgary, and recoiilh ni M.ifieod, was in town on Frid.iy and will return here next Tuesdav . II to the camp today and everything will be going along as usual bcforo the end ot the week. Cornwall ratepayers carried a bylaw to raise $.311,(1011 for now water mains. The vote was 1S,S to 'lO. .lames Neville, ot llamilton, was run down by a street car, had his skull Iraclured, and may die. While the family ot ,1. A. Bretzner of Biiiiiinlnn uerr at church, thieves robbed their linuse ot joweilory and money. .inonv prevails and that a "very satis-r. Annablo, real estate agent f,,.,o,.y program has been made to-tr(im Tabor, was in town spending uniformity of education of offl- the week-end looking over a half sec-!p(,,.g ihrongUom the empire,'' which lion ho owns near lirockot. lie was ,1,3, already resulted In a marked im-acconipaiiied by F. Wesiior from llio i])rovement In military (Hlucalion. Sat-s.uiii' lov.ii, who owns a (|iianer sec-! isfactory arran>;einentH have been iMiii six miles oast ot town Boihiniade for the iuspectlon of overseas nicii expres.sed themselves delighleil forces by iho inspeoior Koueval, but in Hith crcjp conditions, and the appear- this connection it Is added: "Unless aiice of the country in general around spoclaily asked to do so by the gov-I'inehci- t reek. eruiueul of a dominion it would not .NolhiiiK now in the wav ni railway il''^^ "">' ""^ �'"hI'P'-I"'- K'^neral mutters, eilher possible or probable i'" > <. .;. CLIFFORD SIFTON 18 RETIRING Ottawa, .luly 30.-Hon. Clifford Sifton annoimceB that he will not seek roeloelion to the Mouse of Commons but will de-vole the rest of his public career to the ConHervatlon Commission, lie will tp�ak against reciprocity during Ihe earn-pftlgn, however. ^- Special 2 Lots, Block 42, west aido Bavracics, $6000 Terms Houses nud Vacant Property . Listings W n nted. H. J. H. Skeith Ph�nc 1343 ppp. Alexandra MottI in halt crop payments. 640 Acres- 500 acres In crop, Spring iThemt, looking aplondld. 8 miles from a town. Price-$34.00 per aore. We have some splendid snaps In raw land, close to Weybum aurvey, for from $13 to $16 per acre. THE Dowsley - Mulhem Land Co. uooatMra I* The Oowalay-MoMfMa* Land Co. Phona �44 ;