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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 1, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FHltJAY, JUXK 1, 1917 tire" LETimmrxiR DAILY PAGE NINE THE GREAT: ATLANTA FIREU. F. H (By P. C. Sleele.) i Atlanta la rising from tho of KB four million dollar [ire. With the characteristic zeal'ot the New South. AiUuU bualuesa oieo are planning beautiful dTlc center, now Elauds detoUle' Wretch o! gray uslies with i Qunerout Ull> gauul clUmneyi riilnc skeleton-like In tlie ulr, 61 leu t gt (he monl '.er- conflagration ID Ibe ufelory of 13.UI, while Atlanta. Is flxlnc Its gaze on a. grander leveller city. Its citizens are foedUf tbe thous- ands of houeleu, Ita-press Is still valllnc for more aid. and families Ellll divided. The great Atlanta'flro will go down in (he annals of America as one of Iti most awful disasters One of keen sidafactlon bow- ever, li found ID tho fact. that through the aplndld and efficient work ot Ibe fire department tad the eoldlers. mot oee .lite WKI ucrlflcetl There wu only one1'lire victim EC far u IE known, and tola lady died of ahock lu the hospital. Tho writer will sever forget tho fire, lie wai In Uie heart of the great y from three o'clock in .rayed In words. Tbe devaitatlon >eyoud estimate, but ihe saddest Lure of 'obliteration of naay-or Atlantaif. oldest and moet federated The (Ire start- fd'oa pccR'ur the wind carry- In: It north tbroufh the negro avail, frame coUuftee of colored were consumed tinder, tbe Inhabitants ruahluft from the trail destruction, like cots nered rati. The peer-negroes, hun- dreds of lott all ibcy had ID tho world. SuiirrilKlQB, a well known characteristic ol the led many to lean and prayers, tbtaking that the wrath of Almighty wai being po.ured gut upon the people. "It'a no UK now of us colored (oik apraylnY' ciied one. a IHUe more collected than the ml, "Ihe good Lord la done col mad at ui sure U burnlu' up the world with fire Juit as He said He would." Pa u log tbrtwfh the colored ECC (loo, ate Iti way- Into one of the we Lions of At- laala, Ponce de Leca Ave., Jackton Are.. and part way lo Piedmont Part. the (Ire thl was B BeeiJw of beautiful homes, lo- day U la c rare yard of a whole neighborhood. Pitiful tnJeed. was U Llir afternoon until ten o'clock at night assisting In relief work. Fire- men are agreed that a blaie never to Ibe wall of from mau- travelled ts fast aa It did while eat- sloe to to hear (he ihuu- Ing Its way ibrough the sec- j of dynamite, as on? home after Iton. commencing at street. Two city blocks were razed to a Bmol- ;derlng heap of ruins In twenty min- The EerlotisntER nr the situation confronting Atlanta fire-fighters otu j Le understood when H Is known thai four fires, In widely separated points in Iho city, were reported almost aim- uUnricously. This la the subject of inucli discussion at (fie present time, and consider IL a diabolical plot i to destroy the city. When the ir.aln lire was reported, Hie Dccatur street fire, practically every available en- gine of the larjcr tyre WBB oiiwased In other parts of the city. An emcr- Kcnpy call was sent to other clllcj. and was responded lo promptly anil willingly. Fire department a renrc- Ecnled from Hie outside .were vhlle. Macon, AuguMa. end llio JiLckEonrlllc cloparlineiiL started out. It waa a grand response to a city In distress. Some Idea of the vavLncsa of operations may be ed from the Tad that for seven hours gallons of water were pump- ed an hour. Fifty city blocks were wiped nut. The devastation and misery left In the wake or (lie blaze cannot lie par- auolher was blown 10 atoms. In an ef- fort to item the seething (We. nEibt 'fell over tbe sceec U prewnted a picture of an horrible Inferno'of smoke anil fire and desola- tion. Thousands (locked to Ibo neighborhood but were prevented from getting near the scene of opera- tions by a cordon of soldiers. The north part of tht city was practically pliced uniler iDirtEal law.. U was not until mlduighl that tho great fire WRE cut cff checked, hall hour fire exlrns were is- sued br the big dntllas, and so well- are they lu the latest news- melliodfi, thai the last edit I a HE contained vivid scenes of ihe fire. The way in which the Atlanta press covered'Iho event, and the fine spirit dicy liarc mnnirestid In (do rultef and reconstruction most admir- able. Tho "Mormon" church on the cor- ner of Woodward ami Connally St. was in (he dre zone, many ho rats being destroyed around jl. Hut in the midst or the fiery furnace tlic handsome, church stood firm, escaping with virtually no damage whatsoever.' II looked for n time, however, that U would be destroyed. (From Our Own oaHale. May Suaday waa fittingly observed herf on Sun- day evMbitf. A good sized cc-oxrtga- Koa aaaenUed ID response to an In- XUtlon Jrooi Ihe U.FjV. executive. Jler. preached au ap- propriate. ami forceful ser- mon from the leit, "Who IK my neigh- and at the conclusion lerinon Bang a lu keeplogllwith the Iheme. The hymns, which were scleclcd, were taken up heartily by the congregation. The jerrlce. as t whole, was highly BUC: Her. J. M, Fawcetl at tbe couclu of the service left-'oo SuwUr evening for Calgary vheie he will-be for the neit few days or ?o ITI attend A at the Alberts Meiuudlei confer ence. MJ0E MUG I spent Saturday with her parents at Iron Springe- Mrs. (llev.) C. Hlsbop and chUdren, p[ Bow Islaud. formerly of Coaldale, are renewing old and lalllns Mm. Mitchell. The Nursery, Tho a half dozen ire of prime beef on Saturday. A carload of hogs waE loaded here on Monday. Tlie hall teatu arc at practice over> night now. Their ncar-vlctorj- at un Vlcioria Day haa made everyone keen for the game. A num ber of tien- recruits have been brought to light. Tlic other members are Claying wild mure confidence. The team Is being well supported'by the corLmiinliy ai largo. The hew unl forms are expected to arrive shortb And Manager Suggllt haa ever? con- re for success of the team this s urn ID er. Eicept the ladEc.s of the dls trlct arc eager seekers after election hnowlcdRe these days, one woulc never know that an election via MONUMENTS 'Headstones and Crosses :6f every made to order. GET OUR PRICES AND. SEE OUR WORK BEFORE YOU BUY. r being held. A political meeting ii I Ills district won til be quite In orde: It either or both sides saw fit Lo ar range It. -Arrangements have been made fo the holding of church services usual next Sunday, In the absence o the pastor. The Turin ball team will pa> vlsli on Saturday evening when th local learn will endeavor lo wipe ou the score of Victoria Day. The will be called at G o'clock and will b roll divert by a dance. Good muiic ha been secured and a good lime I j promised to all. lig Sisters S. S, clans held a show yesterday at the home of M cd AT art hi in honor of Mrs. Ci rUoD, a former member ot th A large number of- handsoro events were given to Carleon pleasaat time WAS epent. Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Works RUBBER STAMPS Made in Lethbridge by the Herald Job Dept. PHONE June nom- ination for trie Provincial Election to be held-on jnne 7th for 'the Plncher Creek Hiding were held yesterday and are as ;Thomas Piacher Sta- tion, Nominated by'J. J. Bran iff, A. Mongeoh, All. PelleUer, W. A. Fraser, Joseph W. n. McKerrlcher. J. S. J. i.niiott; j. _ Jamea .Edward Hlljler, Twin Butta Xomlnateif by 'Karl- G. Cook.-D. C. H. A. McGlcnnint, W. II. .lackson.. j Joh'n William Shore Kem- lulJi, farmer brlCowiey. Nominateil by Cntheririe A -ScoU. tda -I. W; R.; O..-Allison, A. E. j Cnrnyn, i A very looV place on Wednesday, May 30th in Si. John's church, when 'Miss Reberca Webster of Cardelon, and Mr. Geo. Allison Lakes, were united In the bonds or.wedlock. The bride Given away .by Mr.' Richard Hsrrla anil was attended by her cousin, tne Rev. .Mr. McMlchael of flciatlne. The happy couple left Im raedlstely after, the ceremony for short, vlell to the. bride's parents dome In Mountain View, arid will lai er lake up their abode at the Lakes The bridegroom Is one of the oli lime boys'of Plncher Creek and of old Mends will wlah them conttn ued hanplneea. A soldier recently writing home I his people In Manchester described bow he had been, burled alive for couple of hoam Jn demollfihed dag out, but eventaally was extrfcuted h his He by way o consolation: HI had the satisfaction o sending flye of tbe German to bell The censor, ID piinlni the letter, ha drawn a llpe throngh the senlenc btrt wrote vndemeavth: "It IB not rnltted to refer to lie whereabouts o (he enemy." We arc prepared (o repair any make of on ff wild land to for free _ poison for actual Candt daleg should be pledged to extend thtlt principle, so ai to collect much, tin off wild land lo enable mun clpalllles to xlre aelllera wol bounty, aapplemenfary 16 the pro 'nclal bounty of Further, the .hospital net of on will enable tny council-to ie laies oK all wild land as well M use [1 to ]inbllc Tha Is Jones, living In OnlcRRO and own Ing 10 quarter sections muat pay taxes nn his tioldlhfj. I help auprxiri .ptibllc Do people realize Ihe benuty ;'qf thl of reTenue? Are fully realize Premier gen u In Btaleitnanshlp In these sleirs? Are w RUTO Mr. Mlchcnenls In wllli getllnp more and rno'r'e more revenue every year from'.lh who Are "Idle" ourjdnJs, th chancei lo labor, the cb'ai found homes? Jo the writer's .mind, Icy li a thousand llmos .-.more ti reachlrig In Us boncAclnl checfa tha iho cow bill or Ihe loan settler Should'nol voters talk (A candidate Vnd1 exprcBG hearty approval o( ,lh Iftnd policy, nrid an more this rtfre< further, people won't be tratfon holed for Any moro patriotic funds a Sift on has fixed. It so cohncllp; rna lax all land, liacd or Idle, for U. Tht Is, Ihoae holding land and living; abroad must now pay Patriotic Fuud tajcet. Same hail insuracre. The va-1 cant'land "may he taxed ti help DSV lossdE to'farmers by hail. hDo peoplfl realize of Ihla Ugislallohi. be a-BBlnt or an angel but. herft'MK.ltEisialiou. tni1 should cause" iL tbey .would ouly slop and tkink. (l_ Will voters! see to It that every r voniervative candidate heattUy ap- proves. 01 (his legislation and will, If elected, do all possible to give more alonp tbe same line? This leg- islation make Alberta ID a very few years the envy ot the world. W. D. LAMB, Creek, May 30. NO MYSTERY ABOUT CREDIT- There ia iio mystery about credit.- It IE simply a meins Ijy wlifcli (he pos- sessor or purchasing jiower. which hu does not "care to use at once. Is en- transfer that purchasinff er- iVsoae'dne who needs It at osce in his business. Again, the possession ofr credit OQ the Tarraor r does not "insure WLeu hls'W' wisely used, credit is a powerful ag- ency Tor Ifi dynamite. When iuedr or handled by one who not" understand it, it is ilangcr- oiii; so Is dynamtie. .Speaking by and lirc'ely of facts as they actually are at lie present moment, it is probable that u many farmers are suffering be-. canae they have too much credit toctuie" their credit opportunUl too limited. -To be able to borrow aido not think It would to bjtW' thousand dcllara even at the lowest row. That Is, he has inrestDMn which, ID the opinion of Ihe director be profitable to him. if hWVh' the clianpw arc thai ha will be unable to pay bite. a loan..and" Ihus- It' .would lie unsafe. what Is. more imporiaiil, he to: lie woiilr, bi'poorer instead .bl.richer hy reasoi A FINANCIAL DEAL. Petrbgrad, May 31, via The provisional government lodny ap- proved- the-, proposal to false roubles and lake steps-Cor sec- uring for Ihe treasury, "the suppl possible, rate- of say.. 2 per' cent.. Is a loss man who invests il in a way (.6 ouly brine back The only possible advantage ot having credit. lslio have afi investment which reasonably certain to. return" not ly (he principal but the Interest and little more besides. ...Much .has, Lewr operatfve credit or countries. One fact whrcH'haa never been sufficiently emphasized, and which can not be loo "much emphasized, is that' these :cb-operatlve .cties "refuse credit quite as often as they give it, and they refuse credit not simply oa the ground that the would ribont anlzfttloDB o[ cthsr iMs'Jwrrpw'er sscurilr" to Rive, of 'paper money already hi ss are Ihe ground that, they become 8 -Piece Dining Rtom Suites Jus( three. tight pif CM. Table. tft Ann Chair Chairs iii mil hrounNriiihed'oak fliiish. HutTcf has a British niirror in back, one long linen a and rxleiids to fi and leather seats. Price HandsomeLeather Coiches at -In imitalioii Spanish eanilary steel conBlruclIon. full .spring seats .upholstered with' hnllallon 'Spanish leather. Insuring hard EErvicc.' Mode plain. _ AA Sturdy Leatherette Rockers me offering yon a snai' I" a roomy, comfortable rocker with upbblslcrctl' seals and .back In leatherette to inalch couched.. TJiwd rockers Will years of Special GOODS PACKED AND FREIGHT PAID ON ALL MAIL ORDERS. VISIT OUR STORE. US SHOW YOU OUK Wl" SPKINO SEASON GOQDS IN UUIITA1NS, J'KIC'KS THAT OX _ -i NETS, SC1JIMS, ETC. SfOU BEAI'TIFUL RAXCJE OF GOODS AT REASONABLE ;