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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT "THE' LETHfiftlDGE* DAH& F DOMINION DAY Likely To Be Big Affair For Red Cross-Light Plant Is Delayed Magrath. June 14.-Tho ladies of the Red Cross have opened a lunch mid Ire cream room in the lately completed building adjoining: Wood Bros.' store. The place will be open for business every Saturday and Sunday afternoon. Last Saturday the new venture was given its first trial. A snug sum was realized although the weather was nothing favorable. The ladies who have undertaken the responsibility of the work, are Mrs. Harold Wood. Angus and Mae Turner. Alice Wooley, Sarah Mercer. Eliza Rich. Mrs. Bruce Cope. M. Shelton and L. Harker. Two different ladies �will take their turn at managing the business each succeeding week. Two ^iew sewing machines have been purchased and the officers of the local branch are very desirous that all women in town and district lend their efforts toward Red Cross work, and help maintain the splendid record they have made in the past. A good shipment has been sent from Magrath practically every month, which has proven more than satisfactory, the ladies are to be congratulated on their worthy attainments in the past, and should be commended and supported in the new undertaking they have launched. The city fathers held a special meeting Wednesday evening. Mayor Bennion and Aldermen. Harold Wood, J. T. Henninger Sr.. and E. Piugree Tanner were in attendance. The advisability of holding a mammoth celebration on Dominion Day was discussed pro and con. all were in favor of celebrating. A recommendation was made and sustained that the day be turned over to the Red Cross society, if they so desired, and that they have the proceeds of the day over expenses. It was thought that this would be an efficient method of raising money for the society on account of so much money being in circulation. The mayor and aldermen pledged themselves to assist in any way possible on committee work, should the Red Cross , decide to monopolize the day. Mr. Crane, of the Crane Cassidy Electric Co.. was present, and the time when the lights would be on was discussed. It was discovered that the time had expired as stipulated in the agreement between the town and the electric company which stated that the lights were to* be in opera, tion within two months after the bylaw was voted on by the ratepayers. Mr. Cane explained, that, they. _were doing everything in their power to facilitate the operation, but were unavoidably delayed on account of a shipment of poles from Fernie, and the dynamo from Minneapolis. He stated that the poles were on the way and that he would wire Minneapolis and ascertain if the dynamo had been shipped. - The council in discussing road work decided to do away with the irrigation ditch running along one side of the main street, pull the dirt into the centra of the street, then specify a certain day, call for donation work, and put a good coat of gravel on top and fix the drains so as to put the road in first class shatje. A number of citizens have volunteered their services, when ever required for a good road day. Mrs. L. S. Taylor has returned home after spending the winter in Salt Lake City -with her mother. Latest reports from Pte. George Baxter state that he has nearly recovered from his wounds, and expects soon to be in the front trenches again. Magrath is sorely in need of more adequate hotel accommodation. Any enterprising hotelman would do well to' erect an up-to-date hotel on the main street. His financial Buc'cess �would be assured, as present hotel accommodation is .not sufficient to meet the demands of a growing community. Magrath has been rightly named the Garden City. Travellers invariably assert that Magrath has got any town cheated In Alberta or Saskatchewan for trees and shrubbery; therefore, it holds out extra inducements as a residential town especially in view of the fact that modern conveniences .will soon be a reality. COALDALE (From Our Own <;orr�i^onflent)' Coaldnle, June 14.-Mr. and "Mrs. Geo. Elliott, son and daughter, of Long Beach, Cal., spent a few days last wook with Mr. and Mrs. F. G. Norton, having motored from California to Sweet Grass, where they loft their car. On Thursday Mr. and Mrs. Norton and daughter, accompanied them with their car as far as the Dry Forks, fifteen miles south of PIncher Creek. They report a pleasant trip, though some bad roads were encountered. Mr. Geo. Knudson is on a two weeks motor t�lp to Calgary and Banff, where ho is visiting relatives. The Turin baseball team is expected here again on Saturday evening. A dance will follow the game. The Barnwell team will bo hero on Monday evening. Rov. ,T. M. Fawcett returned Inst Saturday morning from Crow's Nest. The Grade VIII class in school are writing a special examination set by the Canadian Clubs, of the province on the history of Confederation In Canada. The regular departmental examinations will cemmonce on Monday and will be written here. It is a distinct advantage to have this as an examination centre. Owing to the weather, there was no church service on Sunday evening. But the rains brought smiles to the faces of all. even though wading In mud, or digging o'.it a car. Everyone seemed to be saying. "We'll be glad for this at harvest time." Miss Hunt spent the week-end with her parents at Iron Springs. P. Lund and Son, have installed a large storage tank and street pump for gasoline, a convenience which will be appreciated by many. What we want now, is for some enterprisiug individual to start up a garage. With nearly every farmer in this district and also to the east and north owning cars, there is an excellent opportunity for such a business. We have a building which would be suitable. All we need Is the man with the necessary "push." Miss Helen Johnston of Boyd, Wis., arrived on Wednesday morning to spend the summer with her brother, "Eddie" Johnston of the Ellison Elevator here. The Halona Club is philanthropic as well as social. The members have voted $10 for the Red Cross Fund, they have agreed to meet once a month for Red Cross work and have undertaken the support of a Belgian child. planning to assist in the general Red Cross movement on Juiv 2nd. DAYLIGHT SAVING BILL INTRODUCED Clocks Will Be Set Forward This Summer-Canadian Forces in England Ottawa, June 15.-Sir Robert Borden in the house this afternoon tabled a dispatch from the British colonial secretary transmitting papers containing in extracts from the reports of tho proceedings of the imperial war conference. The house decided to have the papers printed. Sir Robert rend Premier Lloyd Gcorgt's statement to the imperial house relative to the decision to have tho Imperial war conference meet in annual session,' his object being to put 'he official announcement in the Canadian parliamentary records. Mr. Emanuel Devlin asked if the war conference had discussed *nd come to any decision as to the question of concerted action in connection with the war on the part of the overseas dominions. Sir Robert Borden replied that there had been discussion in regard to their liability for consultation and unity of purpose, but no special consideration had been gfven to the form such concerted action should take. Sir George Foster introduced his daylight saving bill. He said its one purpose was to advance the clocks one hour during the summer months. The bill would be brought into force each year, he said, by proclamation. Replying to a question by A. K. Mac-Lean, Sir George said that It was proposed to advance the clocks this summer. The prime minister announced that the second reading of the conscription bill will be made the first order of business on Monday. Sir Wilfrid Laurler renewed his question of yesterday as to the sittings of the Mac-Leod-Teliier commission which is reviewing the findings of Mr. Justice Gait relative to Hon. Robert Rogers' connection' with the construction of the Manitoba agricultural college. Hon. C. J. Doherty said that the commission are engaged in reviewing the evidence taken by Mr. Justice Gait  : < < < <. * * CUNNING IS COMING * Flo wersWill Fade But the stone Is an enduring and constant token of affection for those who have passed beyond. We are prepared to furnish a monument for your plot and will bring to the work all the skill of experience and ail the care Induced by sympathy with your idea of a fitting memorial. We are at your service. Lethbridge Monumental and Cut Stone Worki If you make your coffee in a percolator, ask your grocer for Seal Brand Coffee FINE GROUND (POP USE IN PERCDLATDC 5 i The top of each can is marked as above. In Viy 1 and 2 lb. Tins. Never sold in Bulk. *' CHASE & SANBORN, MONTREAL. 189 m 'Hotel tafermere SITUATED ON LAKE WINDERMERE, HALF A MILE FROM ATHALMER STATION ON THE CANADIAN PACIFIC RAILWAY BRANCH LINE Excellent Motor Road from Lethbridge to InTermere Via Crow's Nest Pats, Fernie and Fort Steele DISTANCE: Lethbridge to Fernie .................. 135 miles. Fernie to Invermere................../. 140 miles What to do at Invermere MOTORING-Over the many interesting roads that radiate in all directions from Invermere, along the lakes and back to the mountains. GOLF-On the "sporty" nine hole course of the Invermere golf and country club. Qnly a short ilis-. tance from the hotel grounds. Special rates granted to hotel guests, TENNIS-Tennis court only a few minutes walk from the hotel, open to guests at a email fee. BOATING-In Lake Windermere and the Columbia River. BATHING-In Lake Windermere and the far famed Radium Hot Springs at Sinclair, which can be reached by motor in less than an hour from the hotel. FI6HING-Mountain trout abound in the many smaller lakes and streams. These places can be �easily reached by auto. MOUNTAIN CLIMBING-A convenient base from which to explore the wonderful glaciers at the head of Toby and Horse Thief CreekB. Saddle and pack horses can be obtained and competent guideB supplied. GARAGE-Where cars can be stored and,- repairs made. Automobiles for hire. WRITE FOR FOLDER Hotel Rates: Room and Board ..................................$3,00 per day Room with private bath and Boa..rd .............;. $4.00 per day Special rates for families and for longer periods. BETTER SECURE ROOMS In'aDVANCE HERALD r V j and jthat-.t|i(a part of tholr -wortt- is] being, perfbtinod in private...'. 4, S(r Wilfrid wanted to know if tho inquiry was carried on beyond tho present .-stoBe,. .it tho. proceedings would bo conducted in public and counsel allowed to appear. Mr. Doherty ex-pressed the personal' opinion that .tinder such circumstances public .sittings should . be held. The commissioners, would have it decided for themselves whether counsel should bo allowed. Forces In England A detailed summary tabled by Sir Edward Kemp of the strength of the Canadian forces In England on May 1 showed a total 136,241 of whom 67,-387 bolonged.to Infantry roservu regiments and 6,322 to artillery. The list