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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 12, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday. Tune 12,1912 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Page & Paid-ip Capital, lest �n an a 97a aaflUsdivMedrrslHs *0,iOl,�l W Tslal Assets (Over) $58,000,990 Let the Mall-Carrier Travel for You When roads are bad, and a trip to town means a hard day's work, save your horses and yourself by banking with us by mail. You can do it safely, as we give special attention to deposits-, withdrawals or other banking business handled in.this way. See the Manager about it. ETHBRIDGE BRANCH 3RASSY LAKE BRANCH G. R, TINNING, Manager A. B. KING, Act'g. Manager LONDON.* ENG., BRANCH, 01 Tnreadneedlc, St.. E.C -. f F. W. ASHE. .  Uanaoer. \. C. M. C. HART SMITH. Asslstaat Manager. EXHIBITION WINNIPEG WESTERN CANADA'S CENTENARY THE. GREATEST YEAR OF THE* WEST'S GREAT FAIR th. EXCURSIONS FROM EVERYWHERE NATIONAL ENCAMPMENT CANADIAN BOY SCOUTS ;. CHIEFTAIN IS BETTER '"' Ottawa, June 11-Sir Wilfrid Laur-Jer, who- has' been confined to his home-with lumbago, Is better. He �was-at his office in the Parliament Buildings today. \ DOMINION/ LARGEST' 'CANADA Sailings from Montreal Every Saturday for Liverpool, calling at Quebec Laurentic June 8, July 6, Aug. 3 Canada,- June 15, July 13, Aug. 10 Megantlc-June 22, July 20, Aug. 17 Tuetonlc-June 29, July 27, Aug. 24 8.8. LAURENTIC, S.S. MEGANTIC Largest and Finest steamers in Canadian trade. Staunch and steady. Excellent accommodations for all classes. MODERATE HATE SERVICE S.S. Teutonic and S.S. Canada carry one class (2nd) cabin only The best these steamers afford at moderate rates, also comfortable third-class two, (our and six-berth rooms. For reservations, rates plans illustrated booklets, etc., apply to railway or steamship agents or to W. M. McLEOO, C.W.P.A. $M Main 8treet Winnipeg CIMOIM MMTIEII ITEIMINIfS LOT. The Royal Line MONTREAL  QUEBEC TO BRISTOL, ENGLAND Shortest Route to London on 12,000 Ten Floating Palaces. St. Lawrence Sailings R.M.S. Royal Edward ... June 12 R.M.S. Royal George.......June 26 Rates of Passage 1st class..... |92.60 and upwards 2nd class.....$53.75 and upwards 3rd class Bristol or London �32.50 Ask auy railway or steamship agent, for Illustrated Booklets rates, etc., or write. A. H. DAVIS, 272 MAIN STREET WINNIPEG Or S.B.MITCHELL, Agent. C.P.R., Lethbridge. FRUIT DEALERS GIVEN REMINDER INSPECTOR McNEILL DISTRIBUTED COPIES OF FRUIT ACT AT POLICE COURT Lethbridge fruit dealers must be good, says Government Fruit Inspector McNeil, who arrived, in the - city yesterday afternoon, and proceeded to round up 'those dealers who have been selling short measure. Four of them appeared in the police court this morning, and were convicted of selling short measure, contrary to the Fruiit Inspection Act. ' Three were fined the costs' of the' court, while the case against the fourth was withdrawn. Inspector McNeil said that he did not wish to be harsh in the matter, but it was .up to the dealers to re: spect the act governing the measures for the different kinds of fruit If it were possible -to trace all cases of short measure back to the shippers, he sail., it would be found that the shippers were in many cases responsible for the contravention of the act. But this is impossible, aud to protect the public the dealers must be made to comply with the law. All the dealers who saw the inside of the police court this morning were courteously presented with a copy of the fruit inspection act, and asked to read, mark, learn and inwardly digest. NAT BOYD HAD GILT EDGED JOB CITY OFFICIALS IN MIX-UP OVER PRICE TO BE PAID TO GRADING CONTRACTOR Last year the city awarded the Jf. K. Boyd Co., a contract for grading several streets in the east of the city the contract, being let for the lump sum of 139,000. No mention what ever was made of yardage. During the summer at the request of several of the citizens on the streets to be graded the levels were changed so that the contractor was required to move only about half the wardage On which he figured on the engineer's specifications. However he covered the whole surface called for in the contract, and did the contract according to the engineer's revised specifications. Nothing was said about the matter at that time, but it is now cropping up and promises to be a veritable thorn in the flesh of the city officials. The council wishes to pay him for the work on a basis of (the nutaber of yards of earth removed at the price per yard which the original contract would amount to. Mr. Boyd, who is now in the city, wants the full contract price of $39,000. Mr. Boyd sublet his contract getting it done at 23 cents per yard. Considering the number of yards of earth really moved, and the price according to his contract, Mr. Bcfyd would be getting fifty cents per yard for the grading. The city does not feel inclined' to pay the difference. Mr. Boyd says he finished the contract according to the city engineer's specifications and is therefore entitled to the full amount. The city wants the contractor to do some work this year to till out bis contract which they claim is incomplete. The contractor says his contract is complete and that he cannot be required to do work he has never figured on. Just how the controversy will end is hard to say, but it will likely be fought out at the council meeting on Tuesday next. PARALYSIS COM-PLEIELHURED 'Truit-atives" Performs Another Miracle flmiSTot, N. B., Jew 25th. 1911 "I had a stroke of Paralysis in March 1910, and this left me tumble to walk or help myself, and the Constipation of the Bowels was terrible.'"' Nothing did me any good and I was wretched in every way. I then took "Fruit-a-tives" for the Constipation and it not only cared me of this terrible troiible', but gradually this fruit medicine toned up the nerves and actually curcfl the Paralysis. / By'the use Of "Fruit-a-tives", I grew stronger and stronger until all the Paralysis and weakness left me. I am now well again and attend my store every day. I say "Thank God for Fruit-a-tives" ALVA PHILLIPS. "Fruit-a-tives" not only cured the terrible. Constipation, but "so toned up the nervous system and the general health as to completely overcome the palsy. , Truly ."Fruit-a-tives" is a wonderful medicine. 50c a box, 6 for $2.50 trial size, 25c. At dealers or sent on receipt of price by Fruit-a-tives Limited, Ottava. BRING BRITISH SETTLERS OUT CHIEF JUSTICE DAVIDSON Ottawa, Ont, June 12.-The government has chosen Justice Chas. P. Davidson, of Montreal, as Chief Justice of the Superior Court of Quebec, to succeed Sir Melbourne Talt, who resigned recently, owing to old age. The appointment will he signed by his Excellency, the Governor-General in Montreal, tomorrow. Regularity of the bowels is an absolute necessity for good health. Unless the waste matter from the food which collects there is got rid of at least once a day, it decays and poisons the whole body, causing biliousness, indigestion and sick headaches. Salts and other harsh mineral purgatives irritate the delicate lining of the bowels. Dr. Morse's Indian Root Pills-entirely vegetable'-regulate the bowels effectively without weakening, sickening or griping. Use Dr. Morse's so Indian Root Pills Purity Bottling Works Manufacturers of Aerated Waters and Ciders Try our Strawberry Cream Soda, Sarsapar-illa, lemonade, in small bottles at 50c per dozen. For a Summer Drink Use our Limeade. Cherry, Phosphate or Grape Fizz . Cor. 4th Ave. ami 4th St. Phone 684 WHITE SPOILED A GOOD STORY _ i ;. DENIES MILWAUKEE YARN ABOUT CANADIAN EXHIBITAT 7 WISCONSIN FAIft ' Ottawa, Ont., June-12.-The recent report from Milwaukee to the effect that the Dominion immigration .authorities were planning a great demonstration of Canadian products with the 79th Highlanders band of Winnipeg to lead the procession at the Wisconsin State Fair is flatly denied by W. J. White, - Inspector of Dominion Immigration agencies in ihe United States, who is in the capital today. The report ill questiffiBSStates that to offset Wisconsin's refusal to grant "space to a Canadian exhibit on the fair grounds, Canadians had determined to organize a procession of horses and wagons loaded with Canadian products which would eolipsc anything attempted in Canadian advertising on the other side. :' "We have no intention of making ourselves obnoxious by any such un-r deitaking," said Mr. White today. "As a matter of fact, we have not yet applied for space at the fair and when wc do apply we hope from past experience that We will not he refused. Wc recognize � Simcoei June 12. - St. John's church, a brick edifice, and a brick barn and drive house of Mr. John Bailer, situated three miles south of here, were burned to the ground yesterday. | The contents ot the church were were saved. There was a small amount of insurance on the church. Burning shingles on the church caused the destruction of the barn. IT WILL HELP THE CAPITAL Ottawa, June 10-The opening of the Chateau Laurier means that a salary list, am'ounting to $150,000 a year will be add oil to Ottawa's various salary-paying undertakings. The Chatteau .employs over three hundred men and women. Here is a list of the principal employees of the new hotel which was opened on Saturday to the public. Cooks,30. Waiters, 60. Bus Boys, 15. Bell and Elevator boys, 20. Muids, 35. Floor clerks, 14. Men office employees, 10. Door men, 4. Bartenders, 6. Barbers, 10. Manicures, 2. Stenographers, 2 Lavatory attendants, 4. Mechanical staff, 16. Accounting department, 4. Tea room employees, 12. Others, 7ft, IMiUI 320. SHE SUFFERED TEN MONTHS Mrs. Blankenship Tells of Her Restoration to Health by Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Elliston, Va.-"I feel it my duty to express my thanks for what Lydia E. Pinkham's ' Vegeta ble Compound has done for me. I was a sufferer from female troubles and had been confined in bed over one third of my time for ten months. I could not do my housework and had fainting; spellB so that my husband could not leave me alone for five minutes at a time. "Now I have been restored to health and it has come from taking Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. When ever I see a suffering woman I want to tell her what tin's medicine has done for me and I will always speak a good word for it."--Mrs. Robert Blankenship, Elliston, Va., Montgomery Co. Was Helpless - Now Well. Trenton, Mo.-"About two years ago I had female trouble and inflammation so bad that I was literally helpless and had to be tended like a baby. I could not move my body or lift my foot for such severe pains that I had to scream. I was very nervous and had a weakness. "Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound has helped me to such an extent that I think there is no medicine like it for female troubles. I am up and able, to do my work again and I give you full permission to publish my letter for th� sake of other suffering women. "--Mrs W.T.PuRNELL,320-10th St.Trenton.Mcj THREW MATCH ON BEDROOM FLOOR A small blaze occurred last evening in the house of William Mole, on 3rd Ave. A., causing slight damage to a back bedroom on the upper floor. Between seven and eight o'clock the fire brigade were called on the scene and Chief Hardy and his men lost no time in getting control of the flamea with the aid of the chemical. The cause of the fire, it seems is said to have been caused by the throwing of a lighted match on the floor of the bedroom which was occupied by a roomer who is somewhat of a smoker and who had just left his room. Some carpet material which was piled up in the corner of the room was.burned and the walls bndly scorched in places, the damage will be nominal. The house occupied by Mole is a frame one. CONTRACT LET FOR CAR BARNS SMITH BROS. AND WILSON WERE LOWEST TENDERERS-TIME LIMIT OCTOBER 1 By October 1 the car barn and substation for the Btreet railway system will be ready for use. Smith Bros, and Wilson are the builders and have guaranteed that the building will be ready by that date.. The street railway committee of the council met on Monday afternoon and received the revised tenders for the construction of the building. Those submitted were as follows Hotson & Leader, $51,410. Lussiier Construction Co., $39,931. Smith Bros. & Wilson, $39,100. The contract was therefore awarded to the latter contracting concern and a start will be made on the work immediately. When the tenders were first received by the council it was found that they were all much over the estimate placed on the work by the street railway department. � In order to keep within the estimates the committee cut out' the upstairs of the building over the office which was to have been used for the trouble men and for recreation rooms, and asked the different bidders to submit figures showing how much less they would construct the building for with these portions hot- included. This was the cause in. the delay in awarding the contract, as the tenders were to have been awerded one week ago last Tuesday at the regular council meeting. Western Canada Agency, Ltd. Carry in Stock POWDER, DYNAMITE, CAPS and FUSE, BLASTING BATTERIES PAINTS, OILS AND GREASES, RUBBER HOSE IN VARIOUS GRADES AND SIZES, PACK ING8, BLACKSMITHS TOOLS AND SUPPLIES, BANWELL HOXIE FENCING PEERLESS ROOFING IN ONE, TWO and THREE PLYS BUILDING, TAR AND FELT PAPER BOLTS/JYUTS, COACH SCREWS, ETC., ETC. QUOTATIONS CHEERFULLY GIVEN Western Canada Agency.Ltd. 1216-1224 FIRST AVE. SOUTH LETHBRIDGE, ALTA. SUGGESTION FOR VICE-PRESIDENCY DEMOCRATS FAVOR MAKING SECOND MAN ON FINAL BALLOT VICE PRES. CANDIDATE Baltimore, Sid., June 12.-National committee delegates last night started a movement to bring about the nomination for vice-president- of a man who stands second for the presidential nomination on the final ballot. Mr. Daniels said that the Baltimore convention should be a repetition of 1904, when the ticket was Cleveland and Hendricks, both of whom were candidates for the presidency. He said the party cannot take chances on nominating a man for the vice-presidency, but put up with its .presidential preference a man for vice-presidency who is big enough for it. "In my judgment," said Mr. Daniels, "the man who is second in the final ballot should be nominee for vice-president. If Wilson is nominated, and Clark second, then have Clark for vice-president. If Clark is nominated, then have Wilson for vice-president. The second choice should be made, to accept the second place on the ticket, as a Question of duty to the party." PHONE 471 POST OFFICE BOX 98 The Wall Paper Question ISN'T A QUESTION If you buy your Wall Papers from the Revlo Co., it's the answer. SAMPLES AND ESTIMATES FURNISHED PROMPTLY The Revlo Co. Painters and Decorators 1260-3rd Avenue South NO ACCLAMATIONS FOR FLEHNING WILL BE CONTEST IN, .EVERY RIDING IN PROVINCE OF NEW BRUNSWICK , St. John, N.B., June 11.-Surtbury county Liberals today nominated'Geo. Kimball, in place of A. R. Miles, who withdrew from the provincial con-, test on account of ill health. There will be contests in every constituency, in New Brunswick, on June 20. , In-Northumberland, it is doubtful if the Liberals will put up a ticket, in view of an independent ticket being; announced to run against the government candidates. ILLICIT STILL WAS UNCOVERED WINNIPEG POLICE UNCOVERED JOY WATER DISPENSARY WHICH WAS STOPPED Winnipeg, Man., June 12.-The operating of Winnipeg's first whiskey distillery*? was unceremoniously brought to*a sudden stop and the distillery placed under arrest, when- the police yesterday discovered a private.1 joy waver dispensary on Nfltre Dama' Ave., east. It appears that the secret browing of the liquor had been going on for some time, 'as the contents of the well in a secluded back room had every appearance of long standing. If you' will the paint that spreads saaieaV , covers tbs moat surface and stands all' , ' Undsof wesrandweather/ ask the dealer to give you M� (MAPLKLIAK) -L. PURE PAINTS . Whatever, it ia that aesda paintinr.iaaidaoroutaido k tba bouse, you'll Bad ' . M-L Pan Paints * . the most e�o-laomicalrou /can buy. ' k.47Moftj Becoratal 'yoar walla in' ' the �p-to-date, ^sanitary, artisticway r--using stencil dosigaa, if you lite, bat rarely with' M' � - ' (MAPLE ISA*)' -Lt FUtWaUColon ^Caaily applied, everwall.paper, a* burlap, or oa plastsr. i Washable, durabls.sce- *m oomical. 10 shades. AM .Mads by Imperial :WW^m WvaraisbftColoT^ IVILV-y l�IL Sioldby SandersonsHart Late Latimer A Hart UNIQUE SCHOOL SCHEME (High River Times) The Muyview school, situated about eight miles north of Vulcan, is presided over by J. L. Pretty, and a brief description of the original and unique principles adopted by him may prove of interest to our readers. The interior of the school is kept scrupulously clean, and artistically decorated, while the exterior showB the same care. The teacher endeavors to interest his pupils in scientific agriculture. The school grounds have been staked off into miniature homesteads and oacli pupil is encouraged to file upon a homestead, upon which he is supposed to do homestead duties, by cultivating and raising grain, vegetables and. other field, products. A homestead inspector has been appointed from among the pupils and the horhnstead must needs pass his. inspection before the youthful homesteader will be granted his patent. The' pupils, numbering about thirty-five, evince a great interest in their work in the school room and on their jtniniature homesteads. Mr. Pretty is a grandsou of J. Love Sr., of the same district I 8x10 walled tent, 8 oz. duck, complete with poles, $12.00 10x10 walled tent, 8 oz. duck, complete with poles, $14.00 10 x 12 walled tent, 10 oz. duck, complete with poles, $ 16.00 12x14 walled tent, 10 oz. duck, complete with poles, $19.50 14x16 walled tent, 10 oz. duck, complete with poles, $30.00 C. W. GRAY The Best Hardware House i 78 1 0 ;