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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald. Tuesday, May 3 ilders and .Contractors We Solicit Your Patronage If you are going to build let us figure on your lumber bill. We sell tbe best lumber of all kinds, botk rougb and dressed, lath, shingles, lime and building paper, etc., at tbe 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 LETHBRIDGE A Herald reporter on Ills rounds'er room and heard what he said tar; Me is in communication wi yesterday wandered upstairs into the clearer than can be heard on any while riding in his car. voice transmitted over two hun- dred miles to sea and hoard yy the flrsi class passengers on ihe s.s. Av- on. In j'act, since tula was done ap- .plications have been made by several Me is in communication with his of-: Atlantic steamship companies to tho I North American Wireless corporation IS THE Unparelleled fain Feast Bargi OF MODEKX TIMES DON'T DELAY Stafford block, and was given the that a wireless telephone was be- ing "perilled in the offices of Dr. Mac- douald. Being under the impression ilwt while wireless telegraphy was an accomplished wireless Jiony was still something in a. very embyro stage of development, the reporter thought .lie smelt a rat, thought that his informant was spring ing a guy on him, and it was there- fore with considerable trepidation that he rang the bell of Dr. Macdon- aid's office, and .stated that he had been informed there was a wireless telephone inside. One glance inside the room, how- ever, told him he had been informed correctly, and he soon found himself hands with James Ho.-sf.Ul arvi Charles Mars.'n1' of Vancouver, i5. t, the Canadian general supcrln- t'.'r.fieiits of the North American lpFi> Corporation. who are spelling a few days in the city. Expressing a desire to see how the wonderful tiling worked, Mr. Marshall took the reporter with the receiving instrument into another room i-.nd closed the door, Mr. Horsfall remain- dinary phone. Then the situation was reversed; the reporter spoke In- to the transmitter and Mr. Horsfall; Long Distance Here. An invention has lately been per- of 'to supply grand opera to the first Use way over ilio At- 1 intic. Dr. DP Forrest says that Is impossible, it is quite possible to grand opera from listened in the other room, and b-v Dr- De Fon'est bv peated tiie remarks the reporter bad: which parties on a wire telephone! supply them made. Then the reporter rook of rwo places can oe connect-i New York until they are half way receiver into the office of A. E. up wlt'j} a Wireiess ]OJig and tlien connections at the other end of the .block, which: call tajk with one made with the Kuropean opera at tiie time was empty, and shut liim-'.lt own ocj-jces. The import-1 nouses to supply opera from that side self in; while Mr. Horsfall remained ;'ance of" this inventlon is apparent. other half of the voyage. in Dr. .Macdonald's office with the; doors closed. Kvery word uttered by; Come in To-day IN THE SOUTHARD Building Dr. Do Forrest has discovered that! These are but a few of the wonders by drjvlng a gix jncn into a llve ot wiroiess telegraphy, and Mr. Hors- Mr. Horsfall was as clear as could about one foot from the ground, fall extends a hearty invitation to all running a copper wire from the nail i those who are interested to cail and be. Famous Wireless Expert. i into tiie ground, and connecting it witness and take part in demonstra- The North American Wireless a copper plate, the tree can poration, capitalized at of inade a better antennae, or which Dr. Le De Forrest, the famous !tlmn -be. steel towers. In this con- wireless expert, is chief engineer, section, the Free Press of Winnipeg, claim to control all the basic patents !nas already applied for specifications ot wireless communication. a system' to distribute by this corporation Includes the amalgama-i means news and weather service to tion of a dozen or more wireless farmers within three hundred panies. They already have a num-iuiiles twice a ac a cost: about of stations erected and in Per farmer per month. In the tion in different parts of the States, case o1' their D0 JAS. FAX TO-MORROW NIGHT. most of them being in New England. Contracts have been let for the er- farni a simple aerial or receiver can be made out of a windmill. FELL UNDER A TRAIN. Helle River. Ont., May If. Bel- linger. :w, fell under a train yester- day, and was almost instantly ectiou of towers at Vancouver, Decently, an aerial was placed by gary. Kegiiia, Brandon and Winnipeg jlhe North American people over Uie ing in the first office with the trans-j in Western Canada. These will of the Metropolitan Opera milter. Both instruments are ex- erected and put in operation thisjHouse in New York and tremely simple from outside appear-j year. No plans have been made for aiices, anyway, and there is absolute-] Lethbridge yet, but another year or ly no connection or possibility of con- j two will see a tower here. Stations necijon between them except the are being erected this year at Seattle Hertxian or ether waves, which form j and all the principal towns on the tiie basis of all wireless electrical transmission 'of intelligent expression. Pacific coast, as far south as Los An- geles. READ ABOUT THE GRAND CHALLENGE SALE What the Instrument is Like j One of the most important inven- The receiver consists of a loopjtions which the North American Wire about three arvd a .ball' feet in people own is the Radiotone tel- nieter, consistin6 of oilcloth wrapjepraph. This patent does away with ping. Under the wrapping the re-j the old style sparking-up apparatus, porter concluded there was some in-1 and the attendant noise and interfer- tricate arrangement of wires. Fromjence are entirely done away with, this hook, on ordinary greeu telephone! Dr. Forrest has also soivea tbe pro- wires come two ordinary telephone! blein of selectivity, which has in receivers. The hoop one places over I past been the big obstacle in the way! of general use. Pie has also solved' the problem by which a system of j tuning messages can be sent to any j other station without having to send abon. ten inches square containing a lit to station within reach, j battery of cells. From this box ex-i At Portland, Ore., in March last, j tends a plated transmitter exactly like! when Charies K. Hamilton was giv-i LINE UP the arms, the two receivers to the ears, and all is ready to receive the The transmitter consists of a box the business one speaks into on an ing exhibitions in his Curtis biplane ordinary phone, except that it is racing two Binch automobiles, the about six feet high. From it is su-jdrivers of the cars were in communi- ponded a hoop identical in size the whole time with a radio- appearance to the hoop on the receiv-! phone station erected near the grand pr. There also hangs froom it a sira-i stand by the North American pin everyday little push button. In .onp room Mr. Horsfall pushed the button and spoke into the transmitter, iand the reporter listened in the oth- i installed on his automobile, by which; less corporation. Robert Guggen- heim, one of the great financial mag-1 nates of New York, has a radiophone; SHARP AT O'CLOCK TOMORROW MORNING FOR THE OPENING OF THE GRAND CHALLENGE SALE._______ BE ON TIME. A. Macdonald Go, "Cioilos may come and comics may but Jimmy Fax goes on for This is indeed a true para- Tennyson's well known poem, for once again we are to listen to Jimmy and his excellent company. They here at the Majestic Theatre to-marrow night, and the tre- mendous success with which he was received last will need little re- calling. Jimmy Fux'-s name has al- ways stoood for the very best in com- edy, and he is a general favorite from Coast to Coast. i His Iimnor is at all times of thei This Label means a lot to 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. a You will find it in all genuine "Progress Brand" Suits and Overcoats. fcy H. Vincberfl Limited, wttk fegr HcKeMe McGuire, Lethbridge. very best variety, nothing that he ev- NNESOTA FIRES er did could offend, for his throughout his entire career las been to give pleasure to all cla-sses and never has he descended to any-! in the least suggestive to pro- very danger. The town itself is engulfed STOPPED BY a dense pall oi smoke this morn- Minneapolis, May but the town is safe. Hain aiso duce a laugh, something that few humorists can claim. His company this season includes some excellent talent. Mr. Hartwell in, lie .Mills, the celebrated young lievetl to be past, tone, who has sung throughout sanitarium era 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 Detriot, 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 has ever visited West ern Canada, and no doubt a large and representative audience will turn out 10 hear the comicalities of "JImmie" rain falling over the northern section'smothered flames which had eaten of Minnesota to-day has practically i their way to the very edge of tne quenched the forest fires which have i villages of Laporte and Wilkinson. threatened several towns and villages j during ihe past forty-eight hours. It is understood that the vacancy The situation at Bemidji is improv-jin the senate caused by the deai-h ol g steadily and the danger u Ferguson will be filled by tbe Ac Walker the appointment of L. E. Prowse, member is reported out of for Queen's, P. E. J. SHOE POLISH longer It's pure oil paste-no or no Turpentine or Acids. The finest of them mil. ALL DEALERS, lOc. THE r. f. DALLEY CO.. LIMITED. Hamilton, Ont., and Buffalo, M.Y. Just 3 Days Left R. A. WRIGHT The Lethbridge Jeweller 3 Days More Price Smashing Closing Oat Jewelry Sale will positively end Saturday, May 21st. Eeshears Bros. 3o. 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 The stock consists of Diamonds, Watches, Rings, Bracelets, Brooches, Lockets, Silverware, China, Cut Glass, Beauty Pins, Flat Ware and the Fixtures will all go r Beshears Bros. Co., Brokers, In Charge We are unable to quote prices, but come and see for yourself. You'll be tickled to death. Until 9.30 ;