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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Dally Heralrt. Tuesday, May 17, 1910. 3 ilders and .Contractors We Solicit Your Patronage If you are going to build let us figure on your lumber bill. We sell the best lumber of all kinds, botb rougb and dressed, latb, sbingles, lime and building paper, etc., at the lowest price. Be sure you get tbe best and tbe only way is to see THE PIONEER LUMBER COMPANY Submitted by Tom Hamilton in the Pioneer Lumber Co.'s Ad Competition Southard's Hurry Out Sale WIRELESS TELEPHONE IN LETHBR1DGE 1 IIFU'S voice transmitted over two liun- miles to sea and hoard by the first class on the s.s. Av- on. In I'uet, since this was done ap- plications have been made by several Herald reporter on his rounds er room and heard what he said far: he is in communication with his of-; Atlantic steamship companies to tlie wandered upstairs into the'clearer than can be heard on any riding in his car. j.North American Wireless corporation Stafford I3lock, and wus given the Up tliat a wireless telephone was be- ing operated In the otrices of Dr. Mac- Ijdonald. Helng under the Impression tiiat while wireless telegraphy was an accomplished l'-ict, wireless telp- hony was still something in a very embyro stage of development, -the I reporter thought he smelt a rat, thought that his informant was spring dinary phone. Then the situation j was reversed; the reporter spoke in-i to the transmitter and .Mr. Horsfall' Long Distance Here. An invention has lacely been per- to supply grand opera to the first. .saloons all the way over the At- 1 mtir. Dr. DP Forrest savs that is is THE listened in the other room, and re- recle" Dr- De Fon'est by mGans ol'j impossible, but it is quitr- possible to peated the remarks the reporter had i which parties on a wire telephone, supply {.hern with grand opera from made. Then the reporter took the! system of two places can oe connect-. New Vork until they are half way receiver into the office of A. E. Uy wjt'jj a Wlreless distance Across and then when connections at the other end of the block, which can at the time was empty, and shut hlm- self in; while Mr. liorsfall remained ;lt nejr own Ornces. one another iare tne opera The import- ;'I011S8S to from that side ing a on him, and it was there- j in Dr. .Macdonald's office with the! De has discovered that aiice of this invention is apparent. !fo" Uu> of the voyage. j Unparelleled [ain Feast Bargi OF MODEKN TIMES DOJVT DELAY Come in To-day IN THE SOUTHARD Building lore with considerable trepidation that he rang the bell of Dr. Alacdon- ald's office, and .stated that he had been informed there was a wireless telephone inside. TJne glance Inside the room, how- 'ver, told him he had been informed correctly, and he soon found himself inir liands with James Ho.'sf.iil Charles Mars.'ri'' ot Vancouver, tfie Canadian general s'jpc-rln t'.T.dents of the North American YVne- Corporation, who are spending a few days in the city. Expressing a desire to see iiow the wonderful thing worked, Mr. .Marshall took the reporter with the receiving instrument into another room imd closed the door, Mr. Horsfall remain- ____ These are but a few of the wonders Kvery word uttered by; [jy drjvjng a sjx inch nail into a live'of wireless telegraphy, and .Mr. liors- was as clear as about one foot from tnc. Sr0upd, itall extends a hearty invitation to all running a copper wire from the nailUiose who are Interested to call and Famous Wireless Expert. I into the ground, and connwrlng it! witness and take part in demonstra- te North American Wireless Cor- a .copper plate, the tree can bejUons. ioors closed. .Mr. Horsfall be. better antennae, or receiver, i In this con- 1 made a than .he steel towers. poration, capitalized at of which Dr. Le De Forrest, the famous wireless expert, is chief the Free Press of Winnipe, claim to control all the .basic patents !nas alread-v "PPiled for specifications or wireless communication. Tnej for a system-to distribute by this corporation includes the news and weafter service to tion of a dozen or more wireless farmers within three hundred panics. They already have a twice a day at a cost of about JAS. FAX TO-MORROW NIGHT. her of stations erected and in opera- tion in different parts of the States, most of them being in New England. Contracts have been let for the er- per farmer per month. Jn the case of their being no trees upon a farm a simple aerJal or receiver can be made out of a windmill. may come and comics u, but .Jimmy Fax goes on for ever." This is indeed a true para- phrase nf Tennyson's well known poem, fo.' once again we are to listen to Jimmy and his excellent company. They appear here at the Majestic Theatre to-marrow night, and the tre- This Label means alotto You It is more than a mere trademark- It is a definite guarantee of good style, good wear, and good value in every garment you buy. You will find it in all 'genuine "Progress Brand" Suits and Overcoats. ection of towers at Vancouver, Gal-! Kecenti-v- an aerial was by gary, Kegina, Brandon and Winnipeg i the -North American people over ihe FELL UNDER A TRAIN. Hplle River. Ont., May Bel- linger, fell under a train yester- day, and was almost instantly kill'-? These will be .stage of House in ins in the first office with the trans- 'in Western Canada. miner. Both instruments are ex- 1 erected and put in operation this remely simple from outside appear- j year. No plans have been made for anyway, and there is absolute- j Lethbridge yet, but another year or ly no connection or possibility of con- j two will see a tower here. Stations nection between them except the j are being erected this year at Seattle Hertzian or ether waves, which form and all the principal towns on the the Metropolitan Opera New York City, and Car- the basis of all wireless electrical Pacific coast, as far south, as Los An- READ ABOUT THE GRAND CHALLENGE SALE transmission of intelligent expression, geles. What the Instrument is Like j One of the most important inven- The receiver consists ot a which the North American Wire about three and a .half feet in dia-jless people own is the Kadiotone tel- meter. consisting, of oilcloth wrap! epraph. This patent does away with ping. Under the wrapping the re- j the old style sparking -up apparatus, porter concluded there was some in- land the attendant noise and interfer- tricate arrangement of wires. Fromience are entirely done away with. this hook, on ordinary green telephone! Dr. Forrest has also solved the pro-] wires come two ordinary telephone! blein of selectivity, which has in t.Ue j receivers. The hoop one places over I past been the big obstacle in the way the arms, the two receivers to the! of general use. He has also solved ears, and all is ready to receive the the problem by which a system of message. i tuning messages can be sent to any The transmitter consists of a box! other station without having to send abou. ten inches square containing a I it to every other station within reach. battery of cells. From this box ex-i >U Portland, Ore., in March last, tends a plated transmitter exactly like! when Charles K. Hamilton was giv- tlie business one speaks into on an ing exhibitions in las Curtis biplane ordinary phone, except that it is racing two Binch automobiles, the about six feet high. From it is of the cars were in communi- cation the whole time with a radio- phone station erected near the grand stand by the North American Wire- less corporation. Robert Guggen-; heim, one of. the great financial mag-: LINE UP SHARP AT i) O'CLOCK TOMORROW a, Vineberu Limited, Montreal. Lethbridge. danger. The town itself is engulfed ju a dense pall of smoke this morn- duce a laugh, something that few humorists can claim. His company this season includes nemled a hoop identical in size and appearance to the hoop on the receiv- er. There also hangs froom it a sim- ple everyday HUlc push button. In one room Mr. Horsfall pushed the button nnd spoke into the transmitter, j nates of New York, has a radiophone .ami the reporter listened in the oth-jinstallc-d on his automobile, by which: FOR THE OPENING OF THE GRAND CHALLENGE HALE._______ BE ON TIME. A. Macdonald Co. mendous success with which he was received last will need little re-! calling. .Jimmy Fax's name has al- ways stoood for the very best in com- edy, and he is a general favorite from Coast to Coast. His .humor is at all times of tiipi._______ _ ___ very best variety, nothing that he ev-j FIRES er did could offend, for his STOPPED BY RAIN. throughout his entire career fas May drizzling ing, but ine town is safe. Rain been to give pleasure to all classes raln failing over the northern flames which had eaten and never has he descended to Minnesota to-day has practically their way to the very edge of toe thiqg in the least suggestive to tjie {-orest tires which have'villages of Lapcrte and Wilkinson. very threatened several towns and villages during the past forty-eight hours. i It is understood that the vacancy The situation at Bemidji is improv-jin the senate caused by the death ot some excellent talent. Mr. Hartwelljing steadily and the danger ij Ferguson will be filled by the lie Mills, the celebrated young barl-jlieved to be past. Ac Walker fbe appointment of L. E. Prowse, member tone, who has sung throughout East- State simitavium is reported mt of! for P. S. I. ern Canada with great success. Miss Florence Galbraith, whose appear- ance with him last season will recall most pleasant remembrances, and Miss Ida George Elliot, well known American soprano. Miss Elliot comes from Detriof, Mich.. wJiere she held a prominent position as soloist in the Woodward avenue Methodist Church, and is, indeed, a great artist. And lastly, but not least, the winsome little girl, who so delightfully played the piano last season, Miss Quigley. This completes one of the strongest attractions that lias ever visited West ern Canada, and no doubt a large and representative audience will turn out to bear the comicalities of "Jimmie" iPax. I SHOE POLISH makes shoes Imst longer It's a pure oil paste-no mops, bottles or no Turpentine or Acids. The finest of them all ALL DEALERS, 1Oc- THE F. F. PULLEY CO., LIMITED, Hamilton, Ont., and Buffalo, H.V. 3 just Days Left R. A. WRIGHT The Lethbridge Jeweller Closing Out Jewelry Sale will positively end Saturday, May 21st Eeshears Bros. Co. price cutting knife has been again busy. All oddments and broken lines will be absolutely thrown to the four winds. There will be no mercy shown to the merchant or his goods at a sale of this kind. The whole ot this gigantic stock must and will go at some price. Come right away; don't let anything keep you. Let everything else wait, and join the merry throng of prudent shoppers whilst the stock lasts R. A. Wrights Loss is Your Gain The stock consists of Diamonds, Watches, Rings, Bracelets, Brooches, Lockets, Silverware, China, Cut Glass, Beauty Pins Flat Ware and the Fixtures will all go Beshears Bros. Co., Brokers, In Charge We arc unable to quote prices, but come and see for yourself. You'll be tickled to death. jND STREET ;