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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 26, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta FREE BUS TO ALL TRAINS Hotel "Windsor Best $1.25 a Day Hotel In Alberta WHEN IN LBTHBRIDGE The Dallas Hotel Is the Best and Most Convenient Place to Stay Bing, the finest Cherry grown, and very choice for preserving Wo lia\o mo cases of the.^e to offer today nnd tii-inorro-.v as long as this sliipmcnt lasts flj �! "Tj; it I lie very low price of. per case .....................................................  ** W'e lia\e IHO cases of these to offer today and tii-inorro-.v as long as this sliipmcnt lasts flj �! "7E Rt I lie very low price of, per case .....................................................  He sure and secure a ease of these while they last. This is exceptional value. RESERVING STRAWBERRIES C 50'yards. Motor Cycle race (open) CITY AND DISTRICT Entries for these events v/lll positively close Saturday, June 39th. Address all enquiries to V. R. Gllmore. Y. M. C. A., Secretary of this Sprots Committee. To Start Retail Business Fraclie Bros., the enterprising flor-i is;s. will coramence a retail business after .I'aly 15, in addition to their wholesale trade. Two new green-liouses have ijeen erected, and all : iiinds of cut flc.wers will he dispensed land decorations for all occasions made. V.'. H. liankins, who has been with Brown Bros., of ^'icloria. for a number of years, will e charge of the decorations. Still Looking for Wilson , rharies Wilson, the quick change j artist, who escaped from the Barracks a few days ago, has e\aporate(! apparently, for the red coats have combed .over the whole surrounding country i to no etid. His re-capture is expected ultimately, however, as the M. P.'s are seldom hailled on a case of this nature. Hon. .Justice Stuart is to be the first spealier before the Medicine Hat Canadian. Olub. For Sale Splendid Farm of 160 Acres Situate 3H miles south of Grassj- Lake, a prosperous town on railroad half way between Medicine Hat and Lethbridge. Grain grown on this farm was shown at last year's Dry-Farming Congress as it came from separator, and �was much admired. Good granarj- 16 ft x 32 ft., also shack and small outbuildings on land. Two schools within easy reach. ^Viii sell for $4,000 cash or on easy terms. hani six miles further south sold at more than this price 3 weeks ago. , Only reason for selling, I need the money. For : particulars write, BO^ 18. HERALD OFFICE Or Apply In person 619, 15th St. South, Lethbridge McNellie Promoted Another V. P. R. promotion of inter-H^t to Lethbridge people will shortly be announced. R. G. .McNellie, for three years district passenger agent rut of Calgary, in which district Lethbridge is located, will go to Winnipeg shortly to take the place made vacant by the promotion of Assistant General Passenger Agent Sh.iu to be general passenger agent of western lines, following the promotion of R. B. Foster, recently announced, it is not stated who will be promoted to the position made vacant by the removal of Mr. .McNellie. PRISONERS PLOT TO BREAK FROM JAIL Winnipeg, June 25,-It has just come to light that two attempts at breaking Jail by different gangs within the past, month have been made at Stoney Mountain. The first attempt was made by a party of seven who intended to kill their guards and secure uniforms and arms. The second was made by a party of four convicts whose intention it was to traverse a secret passage through the altar in the new Catholic chape! at the penitentiary -n-hich led to a window. This gang had all the necessary tools for making a good getaway including sledge hammers. Do You Want a House? I/arge �even room house, fully modern,- for sale at a snap, if Bold iinniedlately. This house has fire'place, full cement basement, faces east-on two lots,-and is-wltbiii a block of Central Sobooi. This .place cost; J6500;00 but we-have Instructions to sell same (or several hundred dollars less than cost. ? ; ARMORY FOR RED DEER Red Deer, June 26.-The Dominion government is calling for tenders, to close on July 12, for the erection at Red Deer of an armory and drill hall. The building will be two stories high, of solid brick, fiO feef wide by 120 feet deep, and will be situated on the east side of the city sfniare. facing .Second avenue Blast, and will be used by the .SSth Central Alberta Horse as headquarters. It'is also probable that next year a full regiment will be organized here. The building is to be completed this year. : ?>?�>HONES- Grocary Dept. eZB Wholesale DepL 1271. WEATHER Lpthbridi;ri,\ cliniil) ... ... (57 -IR .ni I''dnupnliin, clear ...... ... no .iS IJoydniiiister, cloiidv ... T.'i 37 Saskatoon, doiiily ... ... 112 t- .07 lit Ciarent, cloudy . .. 8fi ..-)t IJegina. fair ......... ... 117 .0-3 Kstp\an. cloudy ...... ... 70 l.'l Brandon, cloudy ...... ,., 78 Winnipeg;' cloudy ...... . no .')0 Port .Arthur, cloudy .. .. tiS .'>2 Nelson, cUiiidy ........ .. Hi) to lied Iii'cr, iair ......... . II.1 10 .20 Calvary, rainiiij; ...... ... .iS 4 1 .10 .Macleod, cloiuiy ...... .. ti.'i l.'l Medicine Hat. cloudy .. fjS Prince .-Mhcrt, cloudy .. OS 4-1 .04 ivamloops. rainin.t ... .. 71 ,tR .24 Ppntictoti. cloudy ...... .. fiS ri2 .OS Much cooler weather has set in throughout the prairie provinces. es- pecially in wcsterti and northern , part.s. \.\e.ht scattered rains have lal-j len in .Manitoba hut heavier rains have been almost i;cncrai in Saskatchewan .Hid Soiitl'.ern .Mberta. FORt:C.\ST : M:initoba-Xorth and winds, cooler and mostly cloudy with scattered sliowers. Saskatche.vau and .Mberta : Cool and showery. CITY AND DISTRICT A Cardston Visitor E. Hammer, of the Hammer Land Co., Taber. is taking in the big show. Personal Mention .1. H. Cumraings, of tlip Chicago! Great 'U'estern Railway, with head-fjuarters in Edmonton, is in the city on b-usiness. Summer Clearance Sale 2.-)^n or M Oft" Ail Ha.mmocks, Croquet Sets. Tennis Goods Baseball Goods Football Goods Wall Papers Leather Goods Hand Bags Toys and Dolls 'Moth Bags XDTE: All Copyright Novels at 75c. The Red Cross Drug and Book Go.. Ltd. Phon� 655 Third Av�. CITY AND DISTRICT Renewing Old Acquaintances W. S. S. GlUis, a former well-known �rancher in this district, is renewing acquaintances here tliis week. He is now located on a ranch twenty-four miles north of .Maple Creek, New Instruments Coming Bandmaster Cliine is in receipt of a cableg'ram from Hawkes t Son, London, Eng., stating that the instruments for the band will be shipped next week. Opened Offices at Bairmore W. .M. Campbell, K.C., of .Macleod. has opened a branch law office at Blairmore. The office will be in charge of .1. E. Gillls, a young Prince Edward Island lawyer, who has just been admitted to the Alberta bar. Was Operated On Freight .\gen[ W. .Xickells. who has been confined to bis hotisp for the past few days, was operated on ye-s-terday for erysipelas liy Drs. Campbell and Roy. He is reported as doing nicely at the present time. On a Regular Trip T. C. Phillips, auditor for the Crow's Nest Pass division of the C. P. R., made one of his periodical visits to Lethbridge todaly. Police Court Walter Barringer, a familiar police court figure, got mixed up with a bottle cf Scotch last nigiit, and took a personally conducted tour to the Bar-lacks. this morning, for a fifteen days' sojourn. .Another drunk paid the "three and' costs. Plenty of Moisture N. H. Murray, formerly of the Alexandra Hotel, is in from his farm, attending the fair. There is plenty of moisture on the farm, and .\tr. .Murray expects a bountiful harvest. He is taking no chances, however, and booked some hail insurance yesterday. .Mr. ilurray is now located at Wilson Siding. Home From Camp Rev. Canon W. V. McMillan, chaplain of .the 25tli Battery C.F.A., has returned from the Calgary camp. He states that the camp will break on Friday, and the Lethbridge contingent may be expected home on Saturday morning. The boys have had a n'-w experience in Calgary with the live fhells provided for target practice for the first time. Yesterday General Ian Hamilton and Col. Sara Hughes, Minister of .Militia, were in Calgary, to review the troops in camp. All the Lethbridge boys were having a fine time when Chaplain Mc-.Millan was forced to leave (hem. McMurdo Still at Large .lohn .McMurdo, who was sentenced to one year's imprisonment in the provincial jail yesterday morning, at Jl..''.0 o'clock, and who esca|>ed from the .sta. tiou house at one o'clock has not yet been located. His escape was due to a defective lock on the outre door of tlie cell. Since yesterday the police have tested the lock, and find that it has two defects, and will not lock securely more than two out of three time.?. The Mounted Police have assisted in the search- for McMurdo. and the entire city and dinlrict has hern covered, but to no avail. The follow-ing is a description of .Mc.Murdo Name, John .McMurdo, latooed on left forearm; Scotch; 2fi years of age; weight, 10.^ pounds; height, ,")ft. 7V2in.; eyes grey; hair, brown; complexion, sallow; full face; clean shaven. Is wearing tan shoes, dark clothes, blue shirt, blue tie, daik soft hat, and he will no doubt land in the tolls again in a short time. BUSINESS LOCALS Orpheus Club dance at Lake Pavilion postponed- until Friday, 27th. C. Westley, Phone 71,5, 164-4 REX TR.'^NSFER-Phone G70, Alberta Saddlery, opp. Coaldaie HotoL 103-0 Hot Bottles a good thing to provide yourself with these rainy davs, we have them in all SI2:ES and prices. FLANNEL AND PLAIN. covered J. D. Higinbotham & Co., Ltd. The J^CoSC Store TELEPHONE NO. 322 Medicine Hat Street Railway The general mnn.iger of .Medicine Hat's street railway announces that single truck "pay as you enter" cars will be used at first. While he' reports steel rails hard to get. he assures the city that the system will be in operation this fall. Entries for Dominion Day Entries for the Dominion Day sports have been received from Warner, Taber and Cranbrook, in addition to a large number from local contestants. The entries close on Saturday night, and should be made as soon as possible to -Mr. Gilraore, at the Y. -M. C. A. Concentrates on Stock Raising... W. W. iMadge, the .Milk River farmer, has eighty acres in peas this year and he reports that they could not look better. Last year he had a good crop on twenty acres, He will use them to feed to his stork. .Mr. .Madge is confining his attention to raising hogs, cattle and sheep, and lie feeds all the grain he raises. CITY AND DISTRICT The Bank Clearings The bank clearings for the �week were: $,54.5,t>l)1.92. Same week last year: $65S,56S.C3. Wants Our Best Coal A. E. Humphries, travelling immigration agent, has been asked by Commissioner ,r. Bruce Walker, of the immigration department, to secure a hundred pound sample of Lethb-ridge coal for shipment to Berlin, Germany. A large Berlin industrial concern believes that the semi-bituminous coal of Southern Alberta is adapted to their retpiiremenls, and the sample will be tested with this end In view-. "Cleopatra" at Starland Soon Great local interest is being centred on the forthcoming exhibition here of Miss Helen Gardner's production of "Cleopatra," and Manager Brown has been the recipient of many enquiries during the past few days concerning it. He wishes to state that it will positively be on exhibition at Starland on .Monday and Tuesday next. Elegant sets of actual scenes from the photoplay are on exhibition in several local store windows, and are well worth seeing, for they represent specimens of the high, est photographic art. FOR WOMEN'S AILMENTS Dr. Martel'e Female Pills have been the Standard for 20 years and for 40 years prescribed and recommended by Phyilclans. Accept no other. At all, druggists. Was Held Up by Rain W. A. Buchanan, M.P..' started out from .Milk River yesterday to attend a ffrmers' picnic at Writing-on-Stone, bill he did not reach it. About nine miles out of .Milk River the rain be-g.an to fall in torrents, and he was compelled to return. The crops in this country are in fine shape, and the farmers anticipate a big yield and better conditions this fall. Summer Examinations The school examinations are progressing nicely. Grades eight, nine and ten were examined on Tuesday, and ten and eleven yesterday. The exams are being conducted by J. .Morgan, inspector of schools, and will continue until a week from Saturday. De Voe Woolf, of Cardston, and .Mr. Porter, of Warner, are assisting. Supt. McNally Here J. H. .McNally, director in charge of the Clareaholm demonstration farm, is In the city supervising the care "f the provincial government's herd of pure bred Shorthorns, ilr. .McNally states that the cattle are some of tlic best ever seen here, but thai they are not conditioned, nor ihnroiiglily acclima'izfd as yet. Cro.ris on the farm arc in fine shape, although growth has been somewhat retarded by the dry weather previous to the big storm. Tbey are thoroughly supplied now, however, and Mr. Mc.Nally thinks the present moisture will carry them through, although he expects harvest to bo about two weeks later than last year. Steamship Arrivals The White Star-Dominion R.M.S. Teutonic, arrived at Quebec on Tuesday. Passengers are due here on Sunday. Thfe .Vllan line s.s. Corinthian, from London, v.'as due at Quebec on Tuesday, and at Montreal on Wednesday. Western passengers arrive hero on Sunday. The Cunarder Ascania docked at Montreal on Tuesday, passengers due here on Saturday. Thirty-eight steerage passengers are bound for Alberta, The Saxonia arrived at Gibraltar at nine p.m. on Monday. I The Canadlan^ Northern R.M.S. Royal George docicad at Quebec on Tuesday, and at Montreal on Wednesday. PasBengers are due to arrive here on Preserving Strawberries Personally Selected You- Can Depend on the Prices being the lowest. Choice Creamery Butter per pound ................ 35c. New Laid Eggs per doz, ..25c. Best Ontario Cheese, lb. ... 20c. 8 lb. Sack Robin Hood Rolled Oats ......... ......... 30c. 10 lb. Sack Fine or Standard Oatmeal.............. 45c. Large Bottle Lime Juice ..40c. Large Raspberry Vinegar 35o, New Potatoes, beat price. Old Potatoes, quality guaranteed ,per 100 lbs.........75c, In addition to our attractive prices we give coupons represent" ins $1.00 on evory $26.00 spent. The Premium Grocery J.TUFF. PROPRIETOa Cppoatte Tarrllli PHONB m Are You Satisfied With Your Grocer, If Not, Try The Central Cash Grocery Week End Specials For Quality and Price �� We Load -- Others Follow 20Ib B. C, Siignr....... .$1.10 r.tb Pnil ,Iam each......... .85 Tomatoes, per tin ....... .15 Corn, Peas, and Beans, 2 for .26 Dairy Butter, i)er Tli ....... .30 Creamery [iutter, per lb ... .35 Cheese, per tb .............20 New l^aid Eg,ts. doz. ---- .45 Oranges, free from Fi-ost at - per doxen---- 25. 40. 50, 60= Tomatoes per th .......... .20 Cucumbers, each 25c and 30= .\pples, .�sJbs for ......... ,25 Dr Rusk's Chick Food, 2 4Tb Sack .................. .90 Lime ,riiice, per bottle .35 A .45 Corn Flakes. " pkts for . . .25 Puffed Rice. 2 pkts for ... .26 Puire