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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Conforms fo tfie. fiigfi standard of ._ Usffuf for fire hundred purposes. 'JITE HEKALD EIGHT CORNER LOTS SOLD TO ONE FIRM 1 m po r t a nt Real Estate Deals at Building Permits Cardston, Juno interesting meeting of tliu town council wasliulil last week. There were items of iin- jioiiant business relative to tlie tension of tlie water mains, and it Worth ot govcrnurent goods wero destroyed by fire on the 21st ol November' last, Building Permits 'An. interesting report 1ms been hand- ed to the general public by the busy building inspector of Cardston, 'Mr, Page-5 P- note that Hie lor the year lilli' for building granted per- mits tor and completed, amounted to was found that there were more war jsomctlliuS while the OTTAWA -KNOWS" NOTHING j ABOUT IT Ottawa, Ont., June confirm- ation, can be secured here of the re- ,port that the Duke of Counaught will "retire at the end of the year and be jpucceeded by Lord Dudley. When the Duke was appointed Gov- ernor-General of the Dominion, it was .definitely stated that his tenure of .office V3vould bq'but two years. Dx pectation heie ia that he-will remain Jn Canada for'that'time. It" Js recog of that' the situation might arise which, would necessitate ins presence in the Motherland. As to whom his successor would be Jn such a contingency, nothing defiu- Jte is Irnown at ;the Capital. CAMiPBELLFOp.D NOT PROGRESSIVE Campbeilrord' 'defeated by five ma to- Sbend' ORGANIZED A SUNDAY SCHOOL Raymond, June iinport- ,ant meeting of tlie Raymond Second Ward was hold in the new meeting house on Sunday morning, when 'the Sunday school was organized by Supt. Ernest Bramwell, of tho Taylor Stake. Tho session was largely the new chapel'presented a very clean and inviting appearance.; After a few well chosen 'words from 'Mr Bram-. well, the following list of officers were presented to the meeting, all being unanimously sustained by the uplifted hand: Supt., T. W. assist- ants, J. F. Gordon and Roy Skousou secretary, Ira Harris; asistaut secre- tary. -Retta Salmon; treasurer. 'Don Wall; enlisting" officer, 'Octave TJrsei- Lack chorister Leif Lnckson is Daisy librarian Rpnoa Dab I. Besides encouraging. addresses by the'new superintendent, there ware several musical' and'.literary 'numbers rendered, including a.solo by Wlnona .trio, from the Ericson family; select reading, Miss Rasmus sen; John Anderson; solo, James-Walker. The meeting by an-ad- dress from Bishop jEVans, in which he asked that unite in making: the newly organized Sunday school a sue. errs, and 'second to none In the whole church. CALLED TO ST. THOMAS St. Thomas, June Pres- byterian- Church .'congregation' unani- mously decided .to send AIi Brennen of Riplej to become rustnr the huwh ng Hall Wood who went to Eruceiield CHURCH COMMITTED TO UNION ter applications, in tliaii the town could accommodate, OH account oE not having the capital and material oii hand for the completion oE re- quested work. Laek of. funds caused the council to give all that they had the earnest picas ot Mr. J.'Yl Card, secretary, and E, N. Barker, president of .the; Agricultural Society and Board oE Trade, which was their loyal co-operation and vernal1 person- al support. It was decided to call a public meeting and strenuous efforts will foe' made in appealing to till pride of the general-public to get-to- gether enough money :to. buy an agri- cultural fair grounds and athletic park and race track, all ol which the town badly needs. Today what might have been most serious runaway occurred street. Master ;0ra Duce, young boy about twelve years old who has -the misfortune to be .uh: able to or speak very audibly though very1 bright and intelligent; was driving a team from the farm in- to town. At the bridge crossing the creek at Main street, south, the team became unmanageable and ran, lurch- ing in such a manner that the dropped from the neck-yoke.. In this condition the team ran almost .two blocks with the wagon "running on tho heels'of the horses; but tlie plucky young driver .held'-tightly to the'lines. In front of the Wvnder restaurant a number of men stopped the team and took the frightened b'py from the wagon. His hands were blistered and bleeding from pulling-..on the lines, and he showed much -brav- er j in maintaining his position All of the officers of G Squadron 93rrt nnnirniJ a full. line-up of men will be on hand early the inst. :o attend the camp..Major Brown-.'is much encouraged at the way the bqys are responding for hardly any of thfcnx who have ever spent the two weeks have failed, to realize-what municipality. expended something over lor A list of the more important buildings Tabernacle, 'Spen- cer business block, 000 -Cardston Mercantile Husiness block, Wood-Wolf block, 000 Cahoon Hotel Office block, OOQ J1. T. Brown, residence, L. 13.'; Young, residence, A. M. residence C. Cahoom, residence, D. S. Beach, .residence D. W. Card, C.: E: Snow, resi- dence, C. P. R. Kicks amusing letter was read which which was addressed by the C. P. R. officials to Mr. Qray, the present station agent. It. was to the efiect that tlfp company, was paying .too much for their electric light- service tit the station, anil unless the town could give the company a better rate than it did the other light; users, it .'.would discontinue the ser- vice. Mr. Longstafi was asked the price paid for' service for back months, and it was found that- -to 511 per month, was the limit. There arc many private ..users ;that use several :-imes that amount. It will not set well on .the natures 'of the travelling Jardstonians if they find that the railroadydpes not .patronize a horrt, :laht ,on 'the same" Tooting as the struggling. merchant. The letter has- 3een' looked upon 'as more' of a joke ihan one in earnest. i .Buys Corner Lots SAILORS STRIKE ON FRENCH BOATS Hayre, France, Juno-lO.-r-The-crevj of tho1 French -liner, Franco, consist of 550 firemen, trimmers and se; men, together 'with DOO other seame of other classes, this morning vote declaration of a general strike i Havre, and appointed a strike com mittee. The committee hfis urgei tlie crew of 'the.'Franca, who left th< vessel as she was about to sail .fo New York, hot to return until com pleto satisfaction ot their demands lias been recorded. -They demand ar increase of a month for'the fire men, and ?1 a mouth for other cate gories. The strikers are all nava reservists, and it is believed they ivil endeavor to tie up vessels in othoj ports. I WARNER NEWS June, IQ.-r-Mrs. Ludwig Haltnrast and three sons arrived 01: Monday evening and left with Mr Ludwig for the homestead on Wed nesday ,Mr. Smith, of; Saskatchewan, arrived n Warner this week to take charge of i -1000 acre tract of farm property close to town. We are .pleased to report some good rainfall in severalof tho 'homestead parts, but the crops, close in aer are very uriuch in heed of mois- ture. Mrs. F. S. Lemngwell had a jolly qullting bea Thursday afternoon. A dozen, or the ladles were asked and good plying-the needle over the: old fashioned' 'Hog cabin quilt." John Nopp has rented Mr. Laing's livery and 'feed stable and will do a general. livery business, Tom' Ejdgard and Lela Tlmmons, both of'Warner, .wer.e quietly married on Thursday the regular reception was accorded them about ten o'clock. Confirmation. service wag held a the Anglican church, June ,5th by the of-Calgary, ;when Mrs D. Marshall, Miss Helene Rogers and Mr. .Green were confirmed. Mrs. Yates arrived on Saturdaj THE SAME CARE TAKEN IN ALL Blue Ribbon all have the high reputation quality and real, dependable .goodness. They are made'of choicest terials and with the utmost care. They are PURE FOOD through' and through. They will prove their value to you if you will once use them. Scene ol Rejoicing ;is Assembly Yoted tyr Unity Edmonton, June scenes ,'nnparalleled in the history of Pres ''-byterianisra, the General Assembly to day carried the -report on Church un- and with tears flowing down 'their strong men rejoiced In .the groat.! step -.towards a united Rev! Dr. Gilroy, of To- '.ranto, offered a prayer -of-gratitude follows: "We give praise t0 Tdiee for the ;great and .blessed, event of this at 'f tprnpon. We give thanks to Thee for'all .that our ears have heard. "j -We thank Thee 'and praise Thee as we think i'cars that are to, come. We praise and thank Thee as we j think of all that this will mean to this vast new country. We pralso j .The-s as we think of all that it will mean to tho endeavors of Thy poo- f pie in other lands, in. foreign lands ''h We: praise 'and bless Thee that in j. Thine infinite and divine.mercy and compassion Thou hast brought these i negotiations to so blessed and hap ;i py a The actual statement adopted by the Assembly formally and the body: to'-this" dourso, but- the denomination will never for- got the iliigh and solemn ceremony of this afternoon, and can never, even if It is desired to escape its con- sequences. In it-the chief leaders of tho union-caiisn and the, chief oppo- nents of the proposal, with the as- sembled delegates entered Into coven ant to test the plan by '-actual 'experi ment, and to follow faithfully, -where ever they might be led by. the grea head of the thing that 'was said and done tooth'before and after the service'of praise and prayer which concluded the discussion, was based on the idea that tlie denomina tion had 'terminated the controversy and had entered on a new life under new .rela- tions, The -action of the Rev. Soott of "Uont editor of the off! cial journal of the -church, wJio through the entire has been' the strongest opponent .of union, moving that telegrams advising the 91 of the decision of the Assembly be forwarded at once to the other churches interested, gave the final touch to the proceedings. ,Nothing remained to DQ said or done. For the happy result that has been attained, the church owes thanks to many lead- ers of the Assembly, and .among these Rev. Dr. W. J. Clar-ke, of Mon and Rev. B. D, MacLareri. of Toronto, 'may be mentioned. Much is due to Dr. Clarke, the present head of the union committee. His very brief speech ia.the Assembly made an- irresistible appeal. It was addressed chiefly to the heart of the church', the argument having been presented 'in the committee rooms. Dr. E. D. Mac- Laren made no statement in public, but was incessantly at work in com- mittee and elsewhere, and' the satis- factory conclusion of the matter is in some measure due ;to his sound judg- ment. A number of names were added to i the union committee, including Mr. J D. HIginbotham, of IJethbridge. little good discipline- and manual training does for each one. Post ofice returns for onth of May were reported Peach as Money orders issued J5 488 41 paid ?S3Q 71 postil notes issued, paid (about stamps sold, In other respects also the town is coming cm to the-map. Major H. B. Brown has been busily engaged the past .few days in unpacking some twenty-one large crates of "militia roods, preparatory the June campment a't Calgary. It will be re- membered that on account of the town' not getting the promised arm- ory last year.that almost all ot {he I Within the pabt las had happen ifc it soniefhmg that las never occurred before and which mav not- occur. again for some time; )r B B Ralph of. the lutprnation al Securities and other al ied companies. similar has thrtflJgh the influence and agency of and par- ticularlj A Af nlleppler secured at sound figures tifelil corner lots on Mam street betttec.ji the Lees Creek bridge and the iiorljh. sidt There are onlj six on Main-: iitaf-he.-j.does not now own, within '-that distance; Pric- es varied according [t-o location up to per foot, it is'tinderatooti, and liberal cash advances were made in some cases Purchases have also been made of the J, W. -Low property on the west of the town at a price mentioned at per, acre, other, properties such as the old forty-acres of the old- Donovan .tract; have been can be no doubt that for so long the tail end'of the branch railroad, -is coming into lier own; MOTOR- BOAT: COLLIDED IN RACE AND SANK Detroit, June. 8.--1The champion riio tor boat race.between the Kitty Hawk ind the Baby. Reliance, came to a sud den ending, when 'the Reliance, rat tempting to escape dangerous swells smashed into pleasure launches, ahc quickly sank to the bottom of the riv Her crew had narrow REV. T. RATCLIFFE CALLED Rev. T. Ratclifife, formerly last. Toronto Baptist Church, has-ac- cented an invitation to the at Grimsby. Purity Bottling Works Manufacturers of Aerated and Try our Strawberry Cream Soda, Sarsapar- illa, lemonade, in small bottles at per dozen. For a Summer Drink Use our Limeade, Cherry, Phosphate or Grape .Ifm u CHURCH TO FIGHT TENT CATERPILLAR Montreal, June time to time various, uses htive been .found for the church. The latest is the de- cision of Archbishop Bruchesi the of the Roman Catholic Church of the in !i crusade against the tent caterpillar. Owing to the prevalence of wet weather this year, there ar-3 an unusual- ly large number of these pests' In the fruit trees throughout the Province. The Archbishop Is greatly Interested in fruit culture, and when his atten- tion was drawn to the presence of the caterpillars he issued instructions to the clergy to have their parishioners take immediate steps to destroy nests. Attention to the matter now will nienn the saving of the fruit crop. A- HEAVY ;HANDICAP Montreal, .Tune is the Christian name, under which the youngest "immigrant, to arrive In Canada this year will his start in life. The baby was born to Rus slan parents in the steerage of the Pallanza during her. voyage, which terminated here today, and, anxious honor, the ship, the parents Christ- en-ad the child acordingly. from Minnesota, and -Is visiting her son, D. R. Yates, manager of the days Cardston Becker and Yates lumber yard here -The etf an gellcaiy parsonage and the rnew home- being 'erected toy D. --N. 'McMillan are progressing rapidly, and it will be a matter ot only a short lime' till'they will, VlsHois to Warner ate sui prised at 'the excellent diamond'which the base- ball ..boys 'ihave made .on (the-grounds in front of the school The'place has been i scraped and' it is now one of south of Lethoridge. The new Catholic church is com- pleted and services, will'be held''in it for the first time June1'9th. It Is a splendid structure in-both style and finish, the interior being very artis tic in-its appointments. Father Bid- eault will ihave charge of the services and there will also be a communion service.for the children. The school kiddies are very busy preparing for their closing exercises which will'take the form of an oper- atic concert In Lefflngwell's hall the end-, of June. Miss Kelly and Mise Maddough will soon hear the sound of the fine new bell for. the school, which came last week. It will also be1 used, as a curfew signal. Lawrence of Grady Bros., on Tuesday evening for Star, Ne braska, .to be gone: about, two .weeks on ery important business not in connection with the 'firm. We hear an interesting rumor of- the very .pretty and commodious suite of rooms fitted up above the .store, and every one'extends to Lawrence "best 'wishes for the future. The new lumber' yard of the Mc- Millan Lumber Co.; at Warner, now CAR SHORTAGE COMPLAINED OF COAL COMPANIES IN PASS FEEL PINCH AT TIVE DERAILED Hillcrest, June week as found the car question'very acute nee again through the- Pass.: The ailway has been unable to lutnish ing like the amount of equip- ment called for by the various i this locality The supply, of railroad equipment is ceasionallv the cause of a great deal aimovance through the eastern ortioh of the. Pass. Late last win- ter the inajonty of the mines were compelled to shut down half the time for a period of nearly two months on account oE a shortage of cars For- tunatrly little time was lost from thib cause last week, but the situation certainly looked very bad for two or three days, Mr, Reed, manager of the Chinook Coal Company of Lethbridge, armed m Hillcrest accompanied by Mrs Herd and daughter on Saturday last on a visit to Mr and Mrs Brown Mr Reed was shown all over the new plant and expressed1 his admira- 1ion lor the plant as a whole and al- ihe work had been carried out Hillcrest is lucky m having a bunch of true sportsmen among the young of the town They are ,qiute wali- ng to work hard getting their into shape, for the cash in land is not sufficient to warrant them I of clearing, filling up and level it pure mnd clean and food. Ask any grocer for his best salt, he will Rive you Windsor Salt every time Ko.t because it costs il does but because the groceri know that Windsor Table Salt pleases their customers. wrap WILL ERECT ONE NEW ELEVATOR ROBERT ROGERS TELLS HOW t TERMINAL ELEVATOR POLICY IS TO BE CARR'ED OUT Hegma, June a piesentatlon of ardent Conservative workers and Federal office holders gathered here tonight to greet Hoa. Robert Rog-ers, minister of the or, at a banquet The gathering: :imed to signalize Federal Interfer- ence m the approaching Provincial elections, and while there was consid- erably enthusiasm, there was much, in the speeches to convey hope to the farmers of Western Canada. Mr Rogers denounced reciprocity, j ment were going to erect a three-mll- down their new football field For _ Hon bushel elevator, as a carrying out -he week a small army has been of the policy of government ownership msy with saw, pick and shovel and control of terminal elevators, on this field, cutting down This bushel ot evcral trees, and in .short generally up the ground The work is piactically finished and result of their labor Hillcrest, now boasts a perfectly fiat football ground .-that, is far superior to any other ground in anv of the small The Experienced Cook Alberta's Best is Baking Pow- some, right in quality and right in Ask; Says: "I use A 1 b e r ta's Best Baking Powder be- c.ause. I know from actual test that it never fails me." presents the appearance- of a long established business 'place. The large air drying- shed has accommodation for feet of lumber, and when Mr. McMillan's initial stock arrives it will'amount to something in the neighborhood of feet. There is at. the present time in the shed a j football towns around The.oU ground has, been giv- ctt over to the mniors, being bare ,uid stofcj and uneven in places It was a imitted that a real first class game was an'impossibility on-the old field and the players and. football enthusiasts generally are pleased at. having been able'to. aban- don it. carload of fur-from the'coast, and one ln onc Of j.jle of clear maple from the east. The re- mainder of the lumber for this yard came from Idaho, Wash. The Women's Civic Club had a busy meeting Friday afternoon, at the home of Mrs. Cue, when several L. P. Robert', Chief Engineer for the West Canadian- Collieries at Hlairmore, 'was in town- on business on Fridav last. The Hillcrest Collieries locomotive with a fifty ton car behind her was. derailed last Thursday through a pin You, too, find it invaluab 1 e. whole- important itcnis were -dealt with. The constitution of the Letlibridge Civic Club was read flnd discussed. It was agreed to alter it to suit our smaller needs after which it was adopted Quite a lot of enthusiasm prevailed in regard to the fitting up of the resl room for out of town mothers and shoppers, which D. .M. Losey consent- ed to give space to ,Mrs. Reid and Mrs. Gifford of Lethbridge, who ad- dressed the inauguration meeting some weeka ago, and'who have alnco very kindly responded to our enquir- ies about tho proceedings of such a club as it stands-in bethbridge. The next meeting will bo held at Mrs. Laing's, Thursday, June 20th. pulling out Luckilv no damage was done, but the rest of the dav was lost m getting the engine and the car, qri. the- track again. John Brown, the general manager course, to handle the four hundred million -bushel crob. Mr. Roger? said when Mr Borden returned from England he would bring back a naval policy Hem Dr Roche confined his re- marks to natural resources, intimat- Ing that the government did not pro- pose to hand them over to Liberal governments; In; the Mr, Haultain also spoke DEATH-OF DR. WOODS' JOB IS GONE Washington, une Sennte, after bitter debate yesterday, voted, ;27-fo ..2-1, to agree ,fp the'conference report on the army appropriation bill, carrying amendments which will leg- islate Major-General Woods out of his job as chief, of staff, on March -I, 1913. of the ITIllcrcsfe Collieries, left.; Hill- crest on Monday for Edmonton, to which city he. is going on company's business. He" was accompanied as far as AT.iclcori by Mr. and Mrsi Reed, of Lethbridge, who were on, their way honic After -a visit to Hillcrest. A dance was held in the Union Hall on Monday last in honor of the King's birthday. This was the first dance held in Hillcrest. for nearly two mojiths and although most of the dancers went home at the compara- tively early hour of midnight all who attended declare they had a first class time. John 0. Jones, Secretary of Hill- crest local of the United Mine Work- ers of America, went to Fernie on business matters on Saturday last, returning Sunday evening. (High River Times) It was with deep regret the aewg was received in High River today of the death a former popular and wall-known citizen in the person of Fred W. Seiiert, who practiced medi- cine in High River for jeara. The brief cablegram announced his death at Torcados, west coast of Africa, from fever.. Dr. Seifert left High Rfyer about three years ago, and later became physician on the Elder-Dempster line steamer Talabra. Ho sailed'from England .on May 1st, and his deafah look place on ;May 24th. Dr. Seifert was a graduate of McGill University, and a cleaa physician with a remarkable brilliant career before him. His death at an early age ia ft source of sorrow to hia 'numeroun friends here. ROW IN COUNCIL 'Middlesex county council adjourned idealise. Councillors McDonald, and F3 lit trey gat Into a hot personal argu- ncnt. M'Clarvs Why Should MeCtery'i Furnace be called "The Under- study of the Ask, the McCUry Agent of your he knows. ;