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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Letlibridge Daily Herald, Monday, June FOR SHL-E -CHETtP Modern 8 roomed house and barn on Dufferin Street, between Bartlett "Street and Westminster Road. Lot 40x225 feet TERMS. Enquire Yardi it Lethbridge N, Letbbridge Tabor Bow Island Milk River High, River Claresholui Nantou Granum Carmaagay Barons Klpp Jet, NEWS FROM WARNER C. I Rainfall Lasted Five a Band Warner, June J. Wilson, Mine Inspector, spent a day in 'town last week. Mr. Wilson was formerly Cbiel Engineer lor, the Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company at Ferine. Mr. McNeill, the energetic secretary of the Ball Club, is wearing a satis- fied smile these days because of the handsome way in which the business men have come forward with funds for the team. Mr. McNeill made a personal canvass, and his earnest so- were well rewarded. The worthy secretary takes a live interest in baseball affairs and is the right man for the job. E. J. Welsh, who has been for sev- eral years manager or the Citizens Lumber Company yard here, is about to sever his connection with the com- pany and devote his attention, for a lime, to agricultural pursuits. Mr. Welsh" is a lumberman of more than ordinary ability, and has been a very popular man. His many frienis in this district will regret to learn of his decision. J. A. Lfon- in'cnes, a gentleman of long experi- ence in the business, has been chosen as Mr. Welsh's successor. A substantial pump house has been erected over the gasoline engine which was recently installed at the north well. These are strenuous days at the school, for both teaching staff and children. Mid-summer examinations are but a step away, and the finish of the race is what tells for success. A meeting of persons interested in the formation of a band was held one evening last week. The general pros- pects were discussed, but nothing de- finite was decided upon. It is said thst there is, in the neighborhood, ample material for a band, and an- other meeting will be held in the near future. Get busy boys Frank McCabe, contractor, left for Grand Forks last week with the in- tention of returning in about ten days with his family. Another man who realizes what- a good country we have here. Last Thursday evening a large baud of Indians camped just north of town. They had quite a bunch of ponies, some of which were quite good looking stuff. The Indians pro- ceeded south on the following day, a number travelling in covered wagons and others on horse back. Our dusky brethren, with their gaily colored saddle cloths, and blankets of gaudy hues, made an interesting show. The Shively restaurant is doing a thriving business. This popular eat- ing house is well patronized, and de- serves to be. Mr. Shively reports a volume of trade that is surprising to one on the outside. The Roman Catholics of Warner held service on Sunday morning in the school house. Rev. Father Meyer said Mass, and delivered an excellent sermon, taking for his text the words "Seek) Ye first the Kingdom of and all things else shall be added un- to you." The Reverend Gentleman delivered to ah appreciative coagre gation a practical ana masterly dis- course on the providence of God. Superintendent Kevin, of the A. R. I., passed through by special train on his way south last Thursday. A1 though the season has been some- whnt dry for the crops, ranchers re- port that it has been an exception- ally good one for their business. Rauge cattle are in prime condition, aud the mortality'among calves and lambs has been small. Wool is away up and a re very satisfac- tory. Chas. Tousignant, who has been with the Citizens Lumber Company for several months, was this week transferred to Magrath, where he is acting as relieving agent. On Sunday a prairie fire was rag- ing east of here, and judging the volume of smoke the fire must have been of considerable extent. It was, however, quite a distance away. Our district had a good five hours' rain on Wednesday, which freshened the crops and improved the outlook considerably. People now feel a lit- tle more sanguine respecting the sea- sou's crop. I. II. Gray, of. New Stirling, Alia., has taken over the position of man- ager of the branch of the Farmers' Lumber Co., here in place of J. D. Heck, who has left for Milk River to open a branch yard for that company there. Kilgrow Bros, are doing a very exten- sive building here as their new butcher shop is now about completed itnd they have started another addi- tion to the grocery store which i? to contain their boot and shoe rueut. J. M. Kulm, of N. D., arrived iu town a; few weeks ago to take a position as branca ,of the Cilizens' Lumber Co.', Ltd., here. He expects his wife and family to ar rive in a fev; days. -Mrs. G. M. Jackson left a few days ago for a short visit to her parents'in Medicine Hat, who are both'down .with sickness. Miss Margaret n.ompson, .of. Let it- over the position of book-keeper, with Kilgrow Bros. F. T. Saultz, of the Union Bank of Canada, Medicine Hat, bas been reliev- ing in the branch of that Bank here for u lew weeks, taking the place of It. Haiilie, who is away on liis wodcling irip. Dr. A, C. II. Heber is spending a few days, in Lethbildge before he loaves for his home in'Montreal. H. Millani, of the Fanners' Lum- ber Co., Ltd., Lethbridge, was in town j this week on business for the com-< pauy. Mr. and Mrs. 0. W. Larsen are at lu-esent in Lacota, Nf. D., where they went to attend the funeral of Mrs. Lai-sen's sister. Job. Llewelyn, Jr., bas just returned from a iiloasiire trip to Lethbridge and .Magrath. We have a faint idea '.hat the cause of this hurried trip was a. young lady. 1. II, Gray, of the Farmers' Lumbei Co., Ltd., is building a fine cottage on the corner of Salvage Ave. and -ttli Street North. fteiseiiweber is spending a few weeks ar for his health. has had a bad attack of rheumatism and is trying the mineral baths there in ill-- hope of cuiirw; it. Mr. H. A. Driggs left on Monday for r NEWS FROM MACLEOD June first annual MASINASIN. Masinasin, June ar- sports rtay.or'the Miidtod Public and omul' Masinasin -ar0 feeling jubilant High School wns this afternoon since'the nice rain of the 22nd, and a and in every way (irovfcd'a huge CC-FS. The wi'j-e very valuaMo aiul iiiinitrous ai'd all' who' took yart n the contests satisfied. T'u? hief features oi H-e afternon wore bo sack races, girls' baseball match. ud senior boys' races of all kinds, vhich we're made in very good time. In the evenirg n baseball game was a few days' business trip to Taber aud Lethbridge., Grassy Lake was visited on Mon- day by the Burt hnson Company who played Rip Van Winkle to a very large audience, in their own special tent. This town appears to be a gold mine to all the bum companies travel- ling in this country as this is the second in two weeks that the peo- ple here have.'turpsd in large num hers to that are a disgrace to the stage. If our citizens get slung a few more times these travelling companies will soon have in fU'W at all. They cannot fool ni of the people all of the time. 0. J. McNeely, of Medicine Hat, reg istered at the Grassy Lake Hotel to day.. The old school house which was cr the south s'-.i-'i of the liac! Ivi.-t'-lf-n moved'.-.6 i.ns north side o I VcCrostie's drug store. The I 0. 0. F. have purchased it and are going to use it as their lodge room. Iayc.'d between old boys, of .'the chool and the present pupils. The ;amu. resulted in a win for the ex- ils by u score of 11-S. Thero a huge crowd oi parents and 'others', at the Athletic Grounds vhertv the sports' 'were held and the lay a good one for the occasion. meeting of a commitee of coun- cillors and members of the Macleoil Agricultural Society '.will be held on the Town Hall tomorrow aftcrnon. The meeting is to arrange for the building of the new Agricultural buildings and race track on the police reserve. This reserve is about 1-4 of a mile from .town aud has been eased by the town for a number of, years. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Shanks arriv- ed in town this morning from Banff, where they. been spending their honeymoon. The newly married con- pie will leave shortly for. Granum where they will reside iu future. Mr. George Pearson Jr., came down from Calgary last night where he has been attending the Western Canada College. George will spend his holi- days at Standoff with his parents. Robert Maclean who has been at- tending college at Woodstock return- ed to his home here to spend his sum- mer vacation. Mr. and Mrs. C. K. D. Wod will spend' a', few days in the guests of Mrs. G. C. Ives, arriving tonight. Mr. Wood was at one time in the law business here and for some time was the editor oMhe old Maeleod Gazette, but now resides at Regina, Sask. fair crop is now expected. Nearly everybody Is busy nowadays turning the sod. Quite a number of men around here went to Lethbridge last week looking for work. Mr. Jerguson in 3-12 has his lease and will be ready to mine coal next week, which will be a great help to the settlers. Adam Haas, from Gull Lake, N, D., came over the other day to visit with his son August, and take a look at the country. Mr, Haas likes country, and thinks of locatin ound here next fall. the ar- LOOKS A THOUGH FOSTER WERE OUT. that Hon. Mr, Foster is practically read out of the party. LAST BUCKING CONTEST. Speakers at Borden's Picnic Give That Impression to the Audience. Trenton, June climax of Hon. R. L. Borden's .Ontario tour was reached here when five thou- sand people iiUeutleu a combined pic- nic of the counties of Hastings, Prince Edward and Northumberland. A sensational feature was the in- troduction of applause given Sir Mac- Kenzie Bowell, who appeared to refer pointedly to Hon. G. Foster, in con- gratulating Mr. Borden upon having such a follower r.s Judge "whose public and private acts are prompted by the highest ideals. He will be loyal to his leader and to his principle. The Conservative party gains by his election." J. W. M. P. P., added that when Mr. Borden was called noon to form a cabinet it should contain no one with a tainted record. "The Con servative party cannot afford to carry any one who has used time or money to his own advantage that owed to business in which he was employed. The Conservative party has can-led -that burden.too long." The impression on the public 5s A. P. Day's Outlaw Bunch Sold, but One More Contest Will be Held. .Medicine Hat, June funeral knell of the festive and exciting buck- ing contest is about to be tolled'in Medicine our old friends Rooster, Scar Head, Binns, Sage Hen and the rest of the outlaw bunch arc about to leave us. Mr. A. P. Day went to the trouble to pick up these unredeemable scound- rels several years ago, since when the Hat has seen a. great number of busting trials. There was more fun than money in the invest- ment, Mr. Day, having received an offer for the 'bunch from Mr. W. H. Babb has decided to sell. It is understood that Mr. Babb poses to take the Victoria. BOLD ROBBERY AND MURDER AT LY.NN. Lynn, Mass., June Land- Ten, a" wealthy shoe manufacturer, killed, and Policeman Thos. H. Car- roll dying; two 'bandits dead and one in custody, sums up the most daring robbery in the history of New Eng- land, which occurred this morning. Forty feet from his factory, Land- gren was robbed satchel contain- ing between four aud five thousand dollars. Laudgreu and Carroll had just left the ibank, when the bandits opened fire, shooting each man in the head. Then they grabbed the sat- chel and fled. A crowd and the pursued, and exchanged shots with the robbers. Two were shot down, and finally the third carrying the money was sur- rounded and surrendered. Mrs. Trow, wife of the late Jas. Trow, M. P., Stratford, died at Tor- onto. -REDCLJFF- THE TOWN OF OPPORTUNITY Situated 6 miles North-West of Medicine Hat on the main line of the C. P. R. THE sudden leap of Redcliff into the limelight is one of the remarkable things of a remarkable country. Nature provided sn ideal site with mar- velous physical conditions at the eastern end of a district which had in the past two years the largest influx of immigration of any point in Canada. Be- fore even the railway and the surrounding country had begun to take notice of Redcliff, industries had sprung up there, giving employment to over 200 laborers. The secret of it all Gas; natural gas means heat, power, light and fuel at practically no cost. The gas found in this region is shown by test to be the purest ever discovered anywhere, having over 1100 British Thermal Heat units as compared with 600 for the average illuminating gas, and it affords unlimited power at a cost scarcely worth calculating. It 'means to the manufacturer the most perfect fuel with practically no expense -or skilled labor anyway. Remai'lviible Progress Made Two months ago Keacmf was a bald prairie with its principal asset a brick yard and a few homes of its employees scattered about. .Today a flourishing manufacturing centre with half a dozen industries either in opera- tion or installing for operation. Where there was only prairie three months ago, there are now neat cottages, factory buildings, stores and bank. A postoffice, telephone system and other public utilities will be com- pleted before the end of this month. Streets are now being graded, water mains being laid, so that by July 1st there .will not be 3 feature Iscksnq to complete a modern municipality. The Company has spent in provid- ing every requirement of a modern ininucinalily and work for 300 people before a lot was placed on Hie market, Lots now on sale. Prices from to BRICK PLANT AND COAL TIPPLE Three months ago a bald prairie, to-day a beehive of industry L. S. RIPLEY CO. ;