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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 27, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Tuesday, -Ttmc 3T, 191t.. THE LKTHBRIDGK DAILY HERALD MEDICINE HAT If you are interested in the Medicine Hat, call at our office and let us sliow you maps, blue prints, etc., of City View Sub-division Prices Low. Terms Easy. F.C. Lowes J. R. Anderson, Manager ILook This Up Lots in Block 23, Duff Addition, close to Ninth Avenue, at each R. V. GIBBONS CO. f O, T. LATHROP WHITNEY BLOCK, LETHBRJDGE. INBUMANCB BIGGEST SNAP IN CITY 5 lots facing north on M.cKay St., only one Mock from Westminster Road, each. 2 lots facing east in Block 148, each. North Lethbridge Realty Co. PHONE SAY, MR. FARMER! We have the. choicest half .section in-the Chin District and will sell at J26 00 on terms or 123 50 all cash Best buy In that district Acre lot on Westminster Rd., 1800, easy terms. The Weber-Huff Investment Co. ROOM 10 ALBERTA BLOCK.. PHONE 771. JUST WHAT YOU WANT 7 10-ACRE GARDEN TRACTS. 1 30-ACRE GARDEN TRACT. 1 40-ACRE GARDEN TRACT. THESE are "all irrigated and nearer the'city than any other tracts, and we guarantee them PERFECT- -We are the first buyers of Irri- gated land to subdivide and our prices are cheaper than others of like quality and location We make terms to suit, If you intend to .improve the property. We also own a nice 1-2 acre with cottage ind (thicken sheds located m the city limita, cheap and on any MAXWELL HELGERSON Alberta Block, Lethbridge on J FOR SALE iralght Crop Payment 480 acres, 1 1-3 milee from 4 miles northeast of Chin, good dirt, W. 1-2 ot :'12-12-21. .820 acres partially improved.. You will have to hurry. FOB SALE The 8 roomed fully modern house, facing east and known as No. 508 Westminster Ed., Terms. The H. MACBETH AGENCY CLARESHOLM NEWS DEATH OF AN OLD ROCHE HELD POLITICAL MEETING Clarwholm. June R. L. Hordcn in his itinerary was im- Luke in Ciarcsliolm, still one of his lieutenants In tlie person of Dr. Koclie, visited us on Saturday evening and despite tlio rainy weath- er there was a good attendance.1 Many Clnrc.sholni people liad heeii in Atacleod in Hie afternoon .to liear Mr. Bonlen... Dr. Koclic 'got an attentive audience and his interesting speech wna listened .to with much pleasure.- It is doubtful, however, whether many, of the pronounced Free Trad- ers here were won over. The writer was speaking to a hidebound old-time Conservative yesterday and he ex- pressed his intention of voting for no opponent of reciprocity. The plan-has been prepared for the building at the Exhibition ground and work will be started immediately. Local horses in Bess M and Ranch King, took prizes at, Calgary'races last week. Axel Carlson' has sold out Block A 1 consisting of an acre with a good house and barn to S. II. Price. The splendid rains have pleased all and a crop of great extent and qual- ity is assured. A little more, rain fell on .Sunday night. A By-law for issuing debentures for for extension .of water works and the building of a dam at the in- take is published in the local papers. The fax rate for Claresholm has been struck at 22 mills on the dollar, being an increase of 4 mills. The fire brigade arc to give an'en- tertainment very soon to raise mon- ey for an automatic fire alarm.. Geoffrey Sumierland, formerly on Bank of. Commerce staft, is visiting here. He has been for three years in England, where he is studying at Cambridge University Death of An Old Timer Many in Southern Alberta will hear with'sorrow of the death oE Mrs. Margaret Lyndon, in the Holy Cross Hospital in Calgary on Saturday night. The deceased lady was in good health up till lately, hut had complained, of ..what was thought to he inflammatory -A week or two ago, she' Cal- gary lo the Hospital, hut very sick and actually helped some of the other patients. In ;the middle of last week .shei-visited the Military where her sonfc Capt Ljndon, was stationed, and seemed in good health, but.the end was nearer than anyone could thought'and she stated, on Saturday Mrs. Lyndon was one "of the oldest timers of her sex in was the first white woman in Southern Alberta, the wife of Col.cod being ing the neJvt She came to Alberta with her husband .from Sail Lake Citv bv wagon, the journev fating from live to six months. The journpi was no picnic, and miles and miles had-to'be travelled over had trails or no trails at all, and deep rivers- had -to be ;The cattle were driven across and the boys and men swam, while the eri the through the deep waters Mr. and Mrs. Lyndon -were the first settlers in the Porcupine Hills thev arrived in the fall-of 1882. Prior to bung in IJtih Alts Lvndon had been in Oregon, and shc.camc to Salt Lake City hv stage-before: there was a railroad, Mrs. Lyndon was a typical'pioneer worn mi Oi l-ccn and splendid at once impressed 'one During her Ijt'c spent so long on "the (he outposts of she had certainlv-worked hard and was. in- deed the proper helpmate for a pio- neer. In her. day she had'been a magnificent .horsewoiimn and it may he remarked that she was'an advo- cate of the side saddle for ladies.. As she once said, a lady who rides side saddle can slutv whether she-can ride or not, but not if she rides-straddle- MILK RIVER U.F.A. IS FLOURISHING i Hverylhlng seems to in t very nourishing condition hi the Mill' Riv IT United' Farmers' Association' ac- cording to the notices sent out abou tile last ini'Ctiiig'.un .June ISUi. Tin main purpose of tills meeting was ti elect oHicers for tlie ensuing year I'resident Kim-land occupied (hi, chiir andi'lhc following officers' efected Countryman. Burr. Ci. Smith, II. Tomp. kins, Mr. Kipping, J. McKiiiglit, Mr Kinders and C. I. Rouse was re-elected as secre- tary-treasurer. After addresses lis the new officers along lines bearing on the good or the association, ii was decided to meet again on Julj Sth.and'the meeting adjourned. CHARGE HOLD UP CEMENT MERGER (Special to the Herald) Edmonton, June an investi- gation of the cement shortage gen- eral contract ore iection of the Ed- monton Builders Exchange have open- ed up correspondence with all brac- cbes of Provincial Builders' Exchan- ges. Each ol these in turn have been afikcd to take the question up with the local Board: of Trade. Thus in all. ciifes of Alberta an enquiry will be carried on which'was started in Ed- monton by a challenge of the Board of Trade to the 'builders to show facts and figiiyes proving that there had been a hold up by the cement merger MORE RAIN. SOUTH OF PINCHER CREEK (Special to the Herald) Pincher Creek; June af- ternoon the town and district to the us .received another good drenching, and during the storm hail fell for. just abbvit" a minute, though the rain did'not afterwards. A mile i r for some tima md a half west of town It is stated no rain fell at all e hall was small in size did. whatever to the standing crops. The weather here is still unsettled at the time of writing. PRAISE FOR THE HERALD Centrally Located' Business Property REVENUE PRODUCING 50x125 ft. on 3rd Avenue (Redpath Price Terms ASQUITH LINDSEY Ertate and Financial Broken 307 6th Street Phone 1183 wise. For the last three vears she liad resided in Claresholm her son William running the ranch Tiie deceased lady, 'who :was about 4 years of age, had four sons, one- of whom died in South Africa during the war. Mr. I.vndon died in Cal- gary about. 8 years ago. CORONATION SERVICE AT KNOX CHURCH Special Coronation sermons and singing matked the services at Knor, Church on Sunday morning. The Sun day school united with the congrega- tion in the morning-service; and the choir sang "A Prayer for the while the children, ]ed by the choir, rendered the patriotic song, "0 Can- ada." _ Rev. Mr. Gordon, in his sermon, re- viewed the ceremony of the Corona- tion, depicting it exactly as it was carried out at Westminster, drawing particular attention -to tlie religious element which pervaded certimony T'hls should appeal to the people, as H IB a great exainplc'of the effort be- ing marie to -bring the whole world under the Kins of Kings. To the Editor of the Herald: Sir) Enclosed please for as per hill. ;May I take this opportunity of. congratulating you upon the enterprise and thorough- ness of your publicity number and to tell you that I read your paper each day with care and interest, and by means of it keep thoroughly posted with the development of 'Lethbi'idge, and the gen- eral conditions prevailing in the district. Yours truly. HOWARD DOUGLAS. Toronto, June 21. THEATRICAL A REAL GOOD SHOW "THE CAT AND THE FIDDLE" It is fiucstionable whether a mortf entertaining performance -has ever been produced at tiie AUJestlc theatre than that of "The Cat and the two night's engage- Not .only is it funny, which opened a ment last night. mostly due to the sayings and antics ot that very comical fellow, Harry B, Watson, but the show- is an extrava- ganza. of the l-lanlon Superba type. The scenic nffects are simply perfect and the mechanical devices, which make the. show mystical in snots. could hardly be improved upon. The scenery is the hcst ever seen UDOTI the local stage, and it. with the me- chanical contrivances, are well worth tlie admission fee. The acts carry the assemblage from land to and un- der the sea, and to the mysterious Eye Land, and the plot, which is not very much in evidence, when other fea- tures arc considered alongside of It. ends, as usual, happily to all concern- ed. One of the real good features of the show is the dancing of the TJov- lang Hose and Arthur. They are verv clever. Tho third act opens with ft very unique idea. On the stage is a massive book entitled "Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes" and out of this book is is opened hy a mechanical come familiar characters of nurs- ery rhymen, Jack and Jill, Little fl. Little Red Flirting Hood and no on. This act delighted the audience The singing of the Is fair r.nd ihe individual voices are not good. hut thft show taken all in all is loo good to ml SB. NETEMEREIS ACTUALLY DIVORCE Montreal, 'June' in llio Crescent 'Presbyterian church las night, (he pastor, Her. .R. W. Dickie protested strongly! against allowing the decree to hold force marriage, lie deeiai'ed, was boini llirealencd by the ,Roman Uatlioll anywhere in Canada.. The integrity o church, and Protestants would hav< lo make a strong stand on the mat ter now. Referring to the marriage rectaU] dissolved in Montreal, Mr. Dicki characterized this not only as crue iii regard to tlie wife and children hut as a defiance of civil law. We shall require, he said, a few priv; council decisions 4and some amend incuts io: the present marriage law before it will he suflieiently clear tc safeguard marriage against nrany ir regularities. Under the present law the. Roman, ctiurclr is .countenancing :and encouraging, if not actually aii thoruing, the annulment -of marriag cs, which, in the light of common sense' and sound reason must be re ganled as real marriages. Nominal ly the Roman church frowns .upon di vorce arid refused to grant or marry persons who have been divorced. Bu to all intents and purposes the annul- ments of marriages are divorces. Th< only thing wanting is the name. Af ter citing various cases in which the law of the Roman Cr.tliolic churoli produced hardship. Mr. .-Dx'iciR c'e- clared rmist.and do protest agaiust the defiance rl the cjvil government hy the Temere" decree i the invalidating of real marriages on the. grounds, of technicalities. DIAMOND CITY NEWS Diamond City, AHa., June heavy rains have been-falling during: the last are1 in aplen did condition, with plenty of moisture in the ground to last for some-time. The Diamond City Baseball and football boys were victorious at the Monarch sports Corona- tion day. The ;basehall game, was not won until the eighth innings, when Diamond City scored nine runs and shut out Monarch in the next innings, winning., by..the...score ot twelVe to eleven. Outside-of this and one other innings, .when Monarch made seven runs, the game was errorless. Everything looks fine for a big day here on July 1st. Monarch and Turin are bringing in baseball teams, and there '-will' be a football game, as well- as track events. 'Mies Christie hag returned home from Winnipeg.to spend the holidays with her parents.- Diamond City played a friendly game of tennis with Monarch las week, in Monarch, and expect a re- turn game next week. The hospital have received their equipment for their operating room, and DOW have as complete furnishings is one can ;find anywhere in the larg- jr Institutions. About twenty miners are at work at the Diamond mines, doing develop- ment work, they; having got a permit roni the. union to work this num- icr of men for development work only Business has been very steady in .own, there are practically no nien out of employment, the Chinook hav- ng lot of men.who would have been idle owing to the strike. The !b'rick yard also gave employment i number. Altogether, we have been very fortunate, as trade nag held up business, so that one vould not know that there was a strike on at all. STORM AT MILK RIVER (Special Co the Herald) Milk River, June last ong hoped for rain-has come. day a thunder storm swept over the country and Saturday-night there was fifteen hours' rain. It has changed he aspect of. the country, for a wee If ago fall wheat and the earlier sown Tains were failing. it though hall carried a strip north of here, aitlng the fall wheat on the Borhn- stedt farm and Jfr, Countryman's. It Is hoped though that the spring grain was not so far advanced but that it will recover itself'and send forth new shoots. 51 Uk River has-more than filled its 'banks and has become a foaming, roar ing torrent. The wind took the roof off the home of Mr. Unless sometMng 'unforseen. now strikes this district, there is good hope for a very profitable harvest. C. A. Hunt hud the misfortune to lose a ppney. It was picketed out at. night and someone took It and the saddle from too stable. We are glad to learn that Mrs. Me- Uoy, W'ho has been undergoing an op- eration it Lethbridge hospital proving. Picnics sre the orfler just now, on at L-17 on June 22 and one to he held at'Mr. In 2-14 on July 1st. The boilers of the packet steamer City of St. Joseph exploded opposite President Island, Tenn. Seventeen nre known to be dead and ten ier- ioujily injured. Fifty pasiengeri were on the boat. Money to Loan on Improved Farms !2 Block L, each, terms lots on Vafer, Duff Addition, oaeh, cash" 3'gpur track each W. M. Harris Fire Insurance Room 1 Dominion 'Block Phone 1367 investigate AVERY ENGINES and "Yellow Fellow" Separators Onlv ..Uttdcrmonnted Traction Engine on the .market. Brackets bolted to Steel Boiler. Longer, is More Powerful and Bacier to Handle than Toumounted t Avery ''Yellow low" Money Makeri for, ThreBhermen Abd Grain for Farmers. They are btck- ed up by the Strong-' eat Warranties ever' given by any manu- facturer. ASK US ABOUT THEM AND GET PRICES BEFORE YOU'BUT. W. R. DOBBIN, Agent FKUIT FARM With an orchard containing 370 apple treei, three and rive years old; besides trees bear- Ing peaches, plunui cherries, pears and crah'ap- ples, also raspberries, and strawberries, l.acre potatoes, 1 acre sweet corn .1-2 acre parsnips and carrots. Good house and buildings. This place is only 4-1-2 mil- es from Kelowna, B. C. In the heart of the Okanagan Region and can be bought.for only Write us. The Cascaden Laud Co. MACDONALO BLOCK. A BIG BOOM is now coming on.' Property is going to advance rapidly. T have acres of land ad- joining the town of Macleod. Come at once and get the benefit of the advance. J. L. Workman Box 97, Macleod, ROOT AMENDMENT WAS DEFEATED Washington, D. C., June Canadian rccipiocitv bill emerged rom its first ordcai in the senate onight unscathed. The Root amend- ment proposing the modification of lie wood and print paper section of he agreement defeated after sev- n hours of debate, hy an overwhclm- iig vote. The friends of the amcnd- iciit, wore so sure of its defeat .that a roll-call on the vole was not de- nandcd. This leaves the reciprocity neasurc open to tlie general: fight ft Snap In Inside Property Money to Loan on Im- proved Farm and City 'Property IJiSketth 1J4S J Office: Opp. Almnrtn Hottl REAL SNAP 8 roomed modem bunga- low on 37 1-2 feet, 8th St. 8. i between 5th and 6th Further particulars it (UiSkeith Phone 1M3. Office opp. Alex- andra Hotel. that is to fnlloiv lor the amendment ot important provision's of the tacifl. J. K. Atkins, an American seaman, was sentenced to five years' Imprison- ment at Tokio for stabbing J. L. Saunderson, an American blue Jacket. What's In A Name FOR YOU This Competition Closes July 10th, 1911. Come in and look these over: Refrigerators from .Screen Windows from doz. Screen Doors from Hammocks from Arthur Hayr Ifewtn, ;