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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 16, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, JUNE 16, 1316 THE LETHBRTDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE NINE HEALTH BISCUITS NUTRITIOUS- HEALTHFUL Eat them Every Day--they are good for you. Try them f ith Cream and Sugar for Breakfast, or split and toast them, or put plenty of good butter on them and eat them as they are. e -15c They are delicious always. YoUir Grocer has them pr get them from our drivers. 378. JOHN GILMO BAKER QUAKER BREAD BEAR RIVER N-S of America's nwct delightful, ret (mown out-door fasti Is. tbt. picturesque Cberrt which is held annunllj in JuJy at Bear River, Nova Scotia It. is one of the events of the yea! tn Western "gcotla attractinf from to good> sized gathering for. that .part of tlw amcnjg usually an many "summer botrdero" thi United States, iad represan- t.ative tourist colony u nearby Digbj conding an noUblc dele- the west, and St- John across the Bay Fuady, not counting participants from Uie summer boteji Difiby and elsewhere, nay be anywhere in the broad ex- pauee of Uncle Sam's domains, from Maine to Calftornfa. Usually the program commence the "ffrand and polymorphjan parade" (how tive of the "Glorious Fourth') in the After this some the interesting water sports, In the river below the bridge }u ihese contests the local Micma ln- jians, a hundred or so of wham Hffc'. a 1600-acre reservation in the towji. In way, the Bear Klver cherrs carnival is j-JEt like it on the limits, take a prominent part continent.- Jt different from illy carry oft some .of the prizes tlis flower festivals pf v-allforcU thearly Lhenj Carnival, now iniportant a in lure" in the dUiviHes of the had its origin in ?'Cherry Sunday, which for many years oolebrat.ed In a quiet way, something, like "Blos- som Sunday" ib still observed in the aeighboring Ann a polls "Valley. In 'those days people drove-in ,tc Bear River from' 'the 'surrcumljng country and' practically became guests of all the farmers in Bear River and of others poseesainff cberr> erchards. They are invited io "help to Iho lusciouc truit, just as visiftirs tq spme of the srange groves of J'Mortdn from up North" are given the freedom of the groves by their owners With trtit Nova Scotia hoopitalib, the farmsrj Hent to Sutherland's "men-vry I even provided ladders, by means of Oigby another important cljen which tbe visitors migot the more stiads a free 100 years readily reach the cherry (aden branches lid and 14 feet In si'th which la This proved too tame J. sort of learinj. bration tor some of tbe younger jeai Q-------------------- dents of the village however, and in Us place there waa instituted the present dav carnival, 'ts picturesque accessories Year b> year the festival has grown in popularity until last summer it drew one of tbe largest crowds on record and helped it town was Captain Simon >ert. commander of a srnai1 Veswl brought a quantity of supplies o the French settlers .'at Annapolis tojal in 1S13. The name of the plam j probably derived from tproEouoced The :herry trees are said io have planted by William Sutherland, who Brought them from England, Ucc ip iie 18th cenlury. There Is a aditiou that a curse will fall tpjii, ,lic people and a blight upon the f the inhabitants fall to erect a monui which la to spread the fame of Bear River a beauty and hospitality over a wide area When the ercat day arrival, tbe pretty wblte-aad town it self gorgeously todocKed with flafe streamers come, and all irf In read (MM tar the irrlval of tbe already arrived ttfe day Out the greatest Dumber into town during the early mornfttg, by Steamer, motor r-aaoe, carriage, automobile, Md erefl by ox-cart. Some froaf tar distant points an' Hftlifwt ons the cast and Yarmouth'aid on A The Cherry Carnival. (2) X3) Down Beai- Uiver. (4) A street Village. N-S. River, B. C. WILL HAVE OftE COLLEGE INSTEAD OF THREE, Vancouver June 16 Instead of there being three "in British Columbia tlicte l l be one, with per- liaps others for 'the Draining of mm- cald RcV Ernest Tlioraa pastor of the Methodist church, when asked Tor his opinion with 'regard to tlie question of dhurth union In.Canadi as approved by the general asaomblvq! church, i WEEDS ON CITY LOTS Drastic Action Demanded to This Menace to Agriculture At the last annual meeting oE the Commission of Conservation especial stress was laid upon the Increasing prevalence of weeds. Earnest pitas were made for action tq overcome tills detriment to agriculture. While farming interests are exert ing themselves to eliminate this ser ious handicap, they have just cause to complain of the prevalence of weeds on city Iota and. subdivided land upon the outskirts of cities and towns This land, once forming some of tne best farms, offers ideal conditions for the growth of weeds, and they flourish in great luxuriance, the owneis In many cases are non-residents, anat consequently, do not appreciate the condition of their property. Municipal officers and rondmaatefs should be given the autborltj, and be compelled to have weeds cut upo.jl vacant property, the coat of dolnp tUfe work'- to become R legal charge (ifainW the land. The majority of ownpg would be willing to pay the cost fjf1 weed cutting, and would tha service. It Is hoped jhfct be taken, so that YtcWil vr .property may no longer Jus a dangerous weed ,2 ;