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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 26, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta THiirsday, June 2fi, lOtg 1 HK X.EJ JTBBIDGE JIAfEY iTEKAlAf Pagfi 7 LOCAL PRICES Grains and Provisions Trices imlil iiinuerH; No. 1 Nocl.iicrii ........................ VH No. 2 N'oi'tlipni ........................ 75 No, 3 NortliPiri ........................ "'I No. 1 Northern ........................ fill No. i'l Nortliorn ........................ 5'1 No. I Ued ................................. 77 No. a Itol ................................. 74 No. 3 Red ................................. (i!) No. �! Red ................................. No. 5 Rod ................................. 5-i No. 2 Alfalfa, per ton...... 11.00 No. 1 Timothy.......... 17.00 niuo loiiit .............. I'i.OO Produce- Produce prices to cetalleM- Sti-nwherrioa, per 'U i|ts........ 3.30 Toniitoos, ij?r l-lli. uruta..... � oats wore steady, hnt a llttlo firmer. Flax was stronger, tol-]o\y\ng II IJiiIuth advance. The oponintr and flosiug prioea today wero as follows: Wheat- Opfiti Close .Jillv............ !>8% !I7T, .luno - Frank Hums , waK this afternoon sentenced to ten yeuiB in I'ldnionton penitentiarv liy Chief .JiiKtiee liarvoy, aituc bein^ found guilty on u charge of forgery. The yoiitli, who was not more than ' 20, Htole two CI-'.R. choqtics worth Hit), Hi Coronation, in Kebruaty, and endorsed them, though he knew ; they wore for another. .Vt the time, he was out on profjatioji, havini^ been Henteiiecd to two year.s in the penitentiary for a Himilar offense in 1011, and his sentence was not real ly up till .May 11 The rhiel' iuslice .said that punishment had failed entirely in this case. The hoy was hardly out of .iail when he started his old ways. !i v/aa evidenre he had to he kopt in oonfinemcnt till he made up his mind to cease He would get out before the l^^n years were up if he 3ho^ve(i that he would do right. The hoy was unmoved as he heard the sentence, which is the stifiost handed out here for a long time. NRS. JAME5 CALBECK BELIEVED TO HA\/E BEEN' SHOT BY HER LITTLE BOY AT COLLINQifl/OODi Raymond's Program For Dominion Day MONTREAL MARKETS .V/oi'.trea!, June 25.- On a run of butcher cattle which were for the most p.irt grass cows, prices broke to cents to 35 ceutB per hundred at the east-end stock yards, for the latter. There \vc; e few steers iu evidenc*, and th"^ brought firm prices. Among the butcher cows offered, there were V6i?y few which could be classed as top grades. - There seemed to be a rather bear-Ish feeling among the packers concerning ihe entire list of the stock at present, and buying 13 only being dons on a very moderate scale. Sheep and lambs wore lower today on increased offerings. Hogs wert- also off lin cents per hundred. EUaier feeling was anticipated, owing to the lower prIceE being quoted in the wast and the anxiety of consignees to sell previous to the expected decline. Offers aro still being- asked by wire fvovii all points on car lots. Calves were very steady. .Ri'.ceiptB of butcher cattle, 425 head. Good atcGTs, 6.75 to 7.00; fair, 6.25 to R 50; medium, 5.7B to fi.OO; butcher cowB, good, 5.25 to 5.50: fair, 4.50 to ,^1.00; poor to good, 3,00 to 4.40; receipts, of sheep and lambs, 7.50. Market easier; old sheep, 4^2; spring lambs, 9 cent�, on scales. Receipts of hogs, 1,020; market easier, 25 cents lower. Selects, 10.00 to 10.25; sows, 8.50 to S.75; stags, .1.00 to 5.50. Receipts of calves, 1500. Market steady; 3.00 to 12.00 each, according to size and tjuality. ARE ON AT FERN Fcrale, B- C, June 25.-The provincial examiaations tor entrance into High school opened this morning and nineteen candidates presented themselves. Eleven of these are from the Fernie Public school, and the others from schools in surrounding districts. The Fernie candidates are, Conroy Colton, Dorothy Dicken, Ruby Dimmick, Mary Dragon, Russell Dudley, Bay Qould, Alice Kerr, Geo. Kerr, Doris Smith, Sylvester Nan Dusen, and Marion Westby. John Craig aiid Lionel Kearney come from Hosmer, and Waldo sends Stanley Jackson, Ben Palmer and (irace Ross. Marjorio Johnson, of Elko, and Albert Parsons and John Simons, of Michel, compieto the list. The police of Woodstock have been nskod to be on the lookout for Ralph Coghlin, a l.'J-year-old boy who has iUaappeared from his home. Raymond, June 20.-Raymond public is going to celebrate Dominion Day, and all cordially invite Magrath and Welling to come over and let the little folks especially, have a time. The Sunday schools of the town have taken over the work for the Dominion Day exercises. The loUowing program lias been arranged. Races for I children every year from 2 to 14 years. Three races for sif's ; also three for boys from 14 to 21. I^ole vault, boys under IB years. .'V race for all unmarried girl.s ; also one for boys. Barrel race, rolling inside of the barrel. Three-legged race. A greased pig. "-V Uen Hurian chariot race", (Indians to ilrive their wagons and all they own, around the track and then set their lent, and the one who with his family's help IJnishes hrst, wins the race). Relay for girls. High jump for boys under 16. Fat men's race. Fat women's race. Egg race for women, (egg in spoon and run {o a line and return. Sack race for men, (both feet in a sack). Potato ra(!e. Pony race (14 hands and under). Slow race, (exchange riders). All children who run, under fourteen years, will receive prizes. Good substantial prizes arje offered for every event. There will also be a captain ball game between three girl teams. Other events will he arranged on the grounds. Bishop Evans and his llock is at the Lethbridge fair feeding the multitudes. The Raymond district is well represented at the fair. Mrs'. S. Rouse and M. Y. Boyer were visiting Mrs. Foster, Mrs. Rouse's sister, at Eldridge's ranch Saturday and Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. Azier Briggs, of Magrath, 'were visiting Mrs. Geo. Kirk-ham Saturday last. Mr. Briggs just returned from Utah, where he was married. Lee Brewerton, who has been visiting in Utah, returned to his old post on Saturday. Mrs. C. H. Neal has gone to Swift Current, where her husband is working in the grocery business. Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Whitehead, of Annbella, Utah, are visiting Mrs. Hancock. Mrs. Hancock and Mrs. Whitehead are sisters. Mrs. A. -K. Skousoii, \vho went south in April, is home again. She has been visiting refugees from Mexico and refatives in California, Utah and Idaho. Elder P.. B. Robinson just returned home from Arizona and California, where he has been laboring for over a year. Dr. Rivers, of the provincial jail, and A. Sotilhard, were visitors in Kaymonri on Saturday last. JDr. Riv-ffrs is an old resident ol Rayniond, and he says that things look good to him. The doctor was out after a prisoner and to take one to liberty. The road is now turn-piked from Raymond to Lethbridge. Mr. John Powelson on this end and Warden Rivers on the Lethbridge end have made ends meet, and now it is up to Raymond to connect up the railroad where the government stopped working, or if the town would move the poles out of the.centre of Broadway so tlvat the graded road can be used. JiMMIE CALBECfC THE LITTLE BOY, yi/HO, t5 THOUGH Tiro, \ H^VE fiCClD�NTALL)t, Principals ii t;ie pitiable traai:!dy at Collingwood, where a little boy is thought to have shot his mother accidentally. SIO WAS m EO SERVIA'S NEW PREMIER Belgrade, Servia, ,Tue 24.-^King Peter has entrusted .M. Pnsitch, premier, who recently 'resigned, with the reconstruction of the Cabinet. Only the holders of the portfolios of war and Justice will be changed In the UQW combination. SQUAW DROVE OVER SIXTY MILES WITH DEAD HUSBAND IN RIG Macleod, June sn-The stoicism of the Indian is proverbial. Here is a remarkable local instance. ! During the recent electrical storm, I Short JIan, a Blood Reserve Indian, j with his wife and child were driving [home, when near Nanton, a bolt ol lightning struck Short Man dead as he sat beside his wife. The fallen brave crumpled up and sank to the floor of the carriage. Grabbing the reins from the dead hands ol her husband, the suddflijly widowed squaw, proceeded to drive the long sixty or seventy miles to the reservation, the jottrney occupying about .twenty-four hours. On arriva.l at Stand-Oft the:Jiinerai was held. M. R. Matheson and wife of Jumbo Valley, arrived home froin their trip to Toronto on Monday noori. They report a very pleasant and instructive time at the meetings of the assembly and a wholesonie delight in again viewing old Ontario in Jun?. Next Sunday we expect to have Mr. Walkinshaw, the Vancouver Hall student, who is stationed at Meadow Creek, to supply the pulpit. The following Sabbath we hope to have our former pastor, Rev. .\. 0. Patersop, of Kerrisdale, B. 0., with us. We are delighted at the thought of renewing old acquaintanees thus, ^and hope Mr. Paterson will be able' to stay the week and visit with us. The two following Sundays' supply will be taken by Mr. Cameron, of Spring-paint, who is also a Vancouver .Hall student. J., P. HOAG, B.A. Of London, Ont. Just appointed provincial continuation inspector. oin Forces With Farm Products Company (Continued from front page) The amalgamation m(;anfl a gruat ; gaving in time, for Kai m f'roducts I Limited Is alrealy opfimiing iindf^r a j charter that permits of the carrying I outjjf all of the many iilans The an-i nual meeting of J'nrrn I'roducts Ltd. j has been called for ,/uly 5. when it i Is planned to elect a new directorate j In which there will be ri"pr��entatJon j of the new Interests that are comlnj; j i;ito the company to aid in the carry-j Ing out of the market plana. I IntereBts Coincide ! Farm Products Llmlte*] was organ-! Ized last year by a nurnhnr of farmers j resident in the Lethbrifii;e and Coal-; dale districts. It is capitalized at '?100.000. Its m?mberHhlp has ateadily increased, and there l� today number. I ed among Its stockholders many of I the most Influential and succeesful i farmers hereabouts, thft mont of whom I are engaged in mixed farming. It has been very succesaful, and has during last fall and the winter handled and sold large Quantities of hay. grain and vegetables, supplying markets for a long distance, and biinglng to the producers a far better price than they would ordinarily have obtained through trading �with middlemen and wholesalers. The bu8ini?as established has beon recognized a.s one of Import to Lethbridge, and the requirements of the coming stason bade fair to necessitate an increaso of working capital in order to construct storage sheds and improved handling facilities. Instead of two ooncerns in the field handling the samt products, and the stockholders of nnp being also interested in the otli'.'j- to a considerable extent, the amalgamation permits of this continuance of the business along those broad lines, and pro-I rides the means for increased stor-! age. I The stock of the company is dlvid-! eQ into shares of $10 each and is sold only in blocks of ti^e shares, and the aim Is to k-eep the larijest proportion of the stock among (ht farmers and producers of Southern Alberta and in gPWU. lots, in order io carry out the co-operative idea. Cold Storage  � The plans and formal application for a Dominion government subsidy for cold storage were forwarded to Ottawa yesterday afternoon, and steps were taken to obtain apur tracks to the proposed site, and to arrange with the Canadian Pacific Railway company for rate.= on live stock, refrigerator car serviii^ etc. Stock Yards The cold storage plans call for a building costing $48,000, to contain el�ven large- cold storage rooms for the han'dling of all classes of products, from fruit, eggs, butter, cream etc., to dressed meats, provisions, lard and everytiiing perishable. One entlrie floor of upwards of 5B00 square f�et floor space will be devoted to the Bubllc storage of automobiles, carriages, household goods, etc. The basement is to be devoted to the manufacture of liyglenlc ice, a plant being Installed sufficient to produce an average of .30 tons of Ice dally the year round. Trackage facilities are arranged for right to the very doors of the building, and a refrigerator car service will be instituted dally between Lethbridge and the Crow's Nest Pass and other places for the speedy handling of perishable products and the supplying of the trade with butter, eggs, dressed meats, fruits, vegetables, etc., at wholesale, the jobbers and wholesalers being Invited to pool in this business. ' The plans for a live stock yards and central market are on as large a scale, and some of the properties retiulred have been arranged for and plans are being prepared tor submission to the city authoritiEB In order to assure approval, as there will be requirements bearing on health regulations, sanitation, water and se'wer service to be considered, all of which'have been arranged for subject to approval. In addition to these features there will be a large building erected at a suitable location on the C. P. R. tracks, very convenient of access, which will be utilized as a hay exchange, and a portion of It devoted to storage of potatoes and such other vegetables as it Is advisable to handle ac certain seasons in large quantities, thus facilitating their shipment. The market will handle all sorts of produce, and all kinds of live stock raised on the ml.ved farms of Southern Alberta, and the aim will he to get the highest price obtainable for the farmer, through being In dally telegraphic communication with the larg. er markets of Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Vancouver and Toronto and being in position to make immediate shipment in quantity. This, In the live stock end of It alone, means a great deal to the farmer, and It furthermore meana that the small farmer with his few head of cattle, sheep or hogs will be enabled to get the beneflt of carload prices through the opportunity of ^gsemhHng small Jots at th� stock yards until stich time as carload lots can be advantageously shipped. There will be, it is expected, a very considerable profit from the manftfaoture of Ice and other byproducts, for there will be many bl-products with the establishment of an abattoir, and these profits will go back to those farmers who as stockholders in this co-operatlve concern have undertaken to estftbliaJi a, market for all. When you think clothing-think of the Scotland Woolen Mills Co. Ltd. 404 Fifth Street South Lethbridge, Alta. TEE BIG TAILORS And to help you remember the Scotland Woolen Mills Co., Ltd. we are giving away with every order for a suit or overcoat m EXTHA PASE OF PANTS ABSOLUTELY FREE. Call and look it over frjr yourself. See what we mean when we say we will give you an extra pair of pants ai?solulely free. Suit or overcoat, made-to-measure, with extra pair pants It's a world-famous proposition, litis of ours, and means al.isolute satisfaction for a suit of clothes; better fit than you've ever had, prompt delivery; one pric>r. All we ask from you is a look. It's a pretty poor specimen of a man who can't tell all-wool by the feel of it, or a good pattern without adjusting his glasses. There is a crowd of full mill webs of cloth waiting a call from you. Look at the texture! Take your choice of any pattern; there is only one price for any made-to-order suit or overcoat. No More-^20-No Leaa. And above all, remember that we give an extra pair of pants with every order for suit or overcoat, absolutely free. Out-of-town men should M'rite for our fashion plate, easy seif-measuring chart, and latest patterns, which will be mailed free. _______ HIlMiiii 404 FIFTH STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE Eight Were Killed in Wreck on C. P. R. (Continued Irom Iront page). Cars were not demolished it was a comparatively easy matter to get out the injured and they were immediately rushed in motor cars to the city hospitals. C. P. K. Acted. Promptly The C.P.R^ officials despatched medical men and others to the scene of the accident as soor. as possible and did nobly in caring for the injured. Passengers who were able to continue their journey were taken west tonight in a special by way of Kemptville. Wrecking crews from Ottawa and Smith's Falls were promptly on hand and it is said that the track will be clear for traffic early tomorrow morning. The train for Toronto was also ^ent around by way oi Kemptville. There was remarkably little panic among the passengers. The Russians took things stolidly, while the British immigrants showed their breed by those who escaped or who are only slightly injured helping the less fortunate to extricate themselves. Those who were injured bore up most pluckily after the first alarming cries, and their grit was commented upon by physicians and others. There were many pathetic scenes as women and children going to join their husbands and fathers, or whole families going to the west were removed, injured. Some members of families were killed, while others who wero injured were hurried to the hospitals so quickly that their relatives did not know where they had gone. Most of the deaths were caused by the people being hurle4 through a window into the river. One woman and a boy, who were apparently leaning out of the window,, were caught imderncath and their bodies w^ere the last to be recovered. Chief Engineer Mountain, Inspector Lalonde and Chief Operating Ollicer A. J. Nixon, of the Railway Commission, went out to the scene of the accident shortly after it occurred^ They made a sketch of the layout, and a superficial inquiry, but will defer for a day or so ^a more thorough investigation. One of the flffiCi.'als said that owing to the con- dition of the track the real cause could not be readily established, but he inclined to the view that the rail had "kinked" from the action of the sun and after standing the pressure of the locomotive and forward cars, became diisplaced, causing the other cars to be thrown off. U. S, GETS ARGENTINE BEEF New York, June 24.-A consignment of 100 quarters of Argentine beef, the first ever imported to this country, was placed on the New York and Brooklyn markets today. The shipment was made by London speculators, who want to try the experiment of placing beef which has crossed the ocean to England, and re-crossed it to New York, in competition with American grown beef that has only made the journey here from the West by rail. The Argentine beef was sold at 12 cents a pound, as against cents a pound for American beef. ? : ? � ? : � ? ?  BULGARIANS ATTACK SERRVIANS Belgrade, .lune 25.-A. strong force of Bulgarian troops attacked the Servian positions at Zletovo and Ratkovaz In Macedonia at one o'clock this mom-_ ing. The attack, according to official information was unprovoked. Fighting was still in progress at a later hour. ? ? ? * old altnbst all the World's Records and Championship Trophies, their winnings being equalled by no other make. If you want to shoot well at the trap, use THE SHBI^LS OP KNOWN QUALITY AND PROVED SUPMRIORITY 8376 ;