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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tin; LETHBMDGE DAILY ITEBALP Rylands Sells It for Less That's the reason we are always busy. For Sat- urday shoppers we have prepared a score or more .of tempting bargains in seasonable goods. These low prices bear us out in saying that "We Sell it for less." Bargains Briefly Told 500 Yards ol First Quality English Pi-inis, in short lengths. lor Long-doth, yard wide, needle worth for 11 cts. 9cts, Corset Cover Embroidery, 5 choice patenis, re- jnilar 25c and oOc, for 84 Bleached Sheeting, J'rom England full bleached, 50 cents for Turkish Towels, red borders, splendid weight, 20 x 38; regular 3-3 Lisle Gloves. Elbow length, (an, white or blade, button wrists, 50 cent values Bordered Wash Dress- Materials; tan, white, or dot; regular 40 cents........ j Mercerized Henp, just (he materials for wash skirts, etc....... _ 39cts. 25 cts. 35 cts. 29cts. Taffeta Hair Bibbons, 5 inches shades Regular 25 cents................ Bias Filled Corsets, for medium figures; 2fi; regular ip'2.00 for....... Boy's Wash Suits, pure white Eepp, Embroider- ed Collars 15cts. Another Big Saturday in Men's Department See Window u gun' of 18-inch tore, weighing be MONSTER OUN is 'QUITE. POSSIBLE London. M. GlidDllI, o[ Armstrong, Whilworth Company, it the Iron Steal Insti- tute the increase In Elzo ft moderr.: urrtitance, and sftlri that there ware noW whilpers concerning tween 150 and 200 tons. this is an Increase of three inches In the bore of the latest gun ordered, namely a 15-Inch gun. This is to bo Installed on Japanese Dreadnoughts. WANT DAY OFF. Members, of .the Dominion police at Ottawa want one day off a -week. THE RECOMMENDS Ore Wnltrn woman after another has told her friends how dollgtilful ihe hit found Blue Hlbbon tea. Such recommendations nre the very best Urtrtlilng.Bine Ribbon can It has proved Its fine (luallllcs In thouimili ot Wmtern homcg for many years. ABk your grocer about Bhlo Ribbon's guarantee, WIRELESS SYSTEM France Preparing Scheme to PreEen to the Coming Congress in London' London, ifny The Times. Par! correspondent says under yesterday1 "At yesterday's ministerial connci under the presidency of Prosiden Fallicres, the Minister -for tho Colon ics, M. I.ebnin, submitted a draft o proposals', for. creation of an In fe-rnational system of tele grnphy, The prbpoppls will ex nmlned by 'tlia various tni crested miu isters In particular by 'the war, mar ine .and public works, departments thoy nre presumably designed for consideration by the .Beconrt- inter- national wireless conference ivhlch assembles in London on .June fourth. "France will be represented by six WHAT !OLD TURTLE SAYS GOES A Kacy Account, nt Ihe Present Conditions at Frank Uly II. P. G.. in the Winnipeg I.'ree Press) Frank, Alia., .May Is Iho .town tint bus lo move. Frank doesii want lo but Ihe boards of trad In ill! the towns roundabout pass so emu resolutions urging It, and Ihe Do minion government will probnbl spend money to help (he twelve hui drc.l ueople In iho sleepy llllle.coii lowu In Its sun-kissed valley lo shit their belongings to a safer place. Tho dual wonl rcsls wllh Olc Turlli-. Old Tunic [old the town to move once before and Ihe toivu did What Old Turtle says goes, when hp issues marching orders Frank does Ihe double-quick for cover or gets buried. Old Turtle is ,110 Who .Muni Obeyed. lie lakes a loug limn io hink things over but wben lie makes his mind kg acls promptly and there is no back talk, I Old Turtle Is a of a fleet of seven that can he scan from Ike windows of the Sanatorium hotel. Under the righl set of circumstances, about ten o'clock nt nigbl, after. the bai's have closed, men have been known to see fourteen mountains in Prank, but seven are all that are vis- ible lo (he naked, normal eye, Includ- ing Goat mountain which ia forever washing, its feet In Old llan river, which runs through Frank's back- yard. u baby, who n-aj uijoiited by klm .people lu Vancouver, and n cow, Atlo Ibis traglo, turn-over In roiil eslatu wlmi remained 'of thu (own of Frank moved half mile west. The Fault of Jim Jonti Well, thill's (ho poclry of It. Tho facts lire Ihi'Bc. Tho rcul causa was bad mining, and Hie real culprit was, let us say, Jim Jones. IIIB name Isn't Jim, and it Isn't Jones, hut jot U go at, so ns lo nicer-clear of n libel suit, because Jim.Jones Is still ullvo and kicking. ..Jim isn't much of a mining man, but lie Is one of Iho slngle-bnnded promoters the! wesl ovnr saw. So when he hit on the Idea of selling Iwo-flfths or the slock in one of Ills new dreams for one million dollars, It only remained, or him lo go fur enough away lo do t. Jim chose France as a likely spot. "Look said ,11m over his verro of green paint, "I have a coal mine in Frank, Alberta, uly a year old, and it Is ilroducing thousand Ions a day." Now Ibnl vas very wonderful, because no coal line a year old ever did tl-st before, ir ever will do so again. Tho Yeiich capitalists were much inler- vsled. but Hiey.liad a .Missouri strain III Iheir bicod so [hoy suid: "You'll have (0 show And Jim Joues moving out of Hip alleged danger zonu nbdui.a iiiiarler of i iiortii end of iho inouii tnlii'to Iholcoul coiupan'y'u .llppio. Al Iho I'ompitny's houses In Unit pan ol Ilio town have been abandoned and Ih'o '.windows are bonrdud un. Tho which. Is Jusl oiil- dii'iiBcr zone, is not much bolter. Tho liiorchnnts uru nulling oul. Nearly all. the shops udvcrllsa slaughter sales. Olio window Is pin., curded tills Days of the )ld Store! Doomed! Frank Slide In "rices." Among the omply Is ho ouo recently occupied bv Johii Simmons, pant prosscr. Siiumolns has pressed panlliiBly out; lie knows .what nrosKlng IB and bus no hankering (0 oil] Turllg do It for him. Four saloons are going full blnsl.. Cataclysms of. nature havu uc lorrors for ilicm. No doubt Ihe aa-1 loons hnni on to the lost minute In Sodom and Gomorrah, Just as lliev do In Frank. Of course nobody is afraid. The fear tbnt ululks by day and broods by night. Is n'slranger lo the citizens of Frank, let. them tell II. Said one business nmi _Fi'uliiy. May 17, 19.13 lo me, "Anybody Old Turtle looks'not very different from 'any of the other mountains, which nre here in .ill styles from neat truncated pyramids lo beautiful sym- metrical domes like the. Crow's Xes .N'ot a cruel, frowning 'mountain lik .the Rockies. Not such a high mom Mtalii that you can't walk to the lo without climbing. an overhang Ij ing mountain-such as you may s I nt Arrow Head or a dozen olh places. Not a straight front mom taiu nor one that looks likely to toi pie. Jusl an average-, tractable Crow' Nest Puss mountain that you would n't look at twico It it wasn't for "it awiul reputation. If'It were In Tor onlo the snow bylaw "would take hold of it and keep its' peak shovelled. Out wardly n fat, comfortable mountain. a solid regard for law and ordei a hyprocrito and murder r. Old Turtle's Story It -bears a remote resemblance to the animal it Is named -As said: "Come over and sec" (hey did. Which tin-He It belongs to that' monstrous paleolithic; age the pterodactyl winjped the "sultry fair.'and .this pleislo. sau-rus wallowed In the tepid ocean ami other creat'ureiTwere' on the same .scale., -It was then ..that this partic- ular turtle tried to'stand on its tail, in which position it has remained ever since: Iii some other -'respects it is a strange back shell is rounded In Ihe usual way but the ribs show 'through. Old Turtle's grudge against njau- kiiiii began millions of .whoa lip first heaved his huge lime- stone bulk up through the coal, if he had stayed unrior tne To make good, Jim's mine had to produce a thousand Ions a day for n week. And the way Jim Went about it was this, lie pierced ifie arches and drew 'oft Ihe coal ihe which should have been left lo-sup- port the fourteen foot void between the hanging wall ami the loot wall. Old Turtle stood the racket for four days and then the mountain 'sneez- ed.' It only, sneezed three inches, but three inches was enough to d the trick, and bring clown of th worst slides in western mining his .tqry. was a "squeeze" n practical miner doubts, because ill flumes burst through ihe tire being caused by the tremeiidou grinding frlcllou of the mountain masses. The slide came Just three days too soon for Jim needless lo not :mine at that time for .that...price, although. ie sold it later on.atra considerably reduced .figure to the .same French capitalists who had witnessed the disaster. All of which goes to show hat French capital takes advantage f the bargain counter, am] that you keep a good-man like Jim Jones own. H also explains the large, number of Breach workinsmcn in Frank, and tile ttle. church 'on the hill wllh a cross and. an linage of the Virgm in Ihe belfry, aild'the French cure, and Iho French engineers, who board at the Sanatorium hotel, and' Us dapper French 'manager, who wears" his .grey r'rom sunrise to'sunset, and. the-French'chef, bearded like a grand opera, baritone, and.the French and the French politeness, which makes "your-very small beef- steak look -big and chew tender, al- though it is neither piic'npr the other, IfuuV Hint Bays there's danger Is talking like n boiled egg. Don't you believe lhat Ihe miners arc scared. The work- lugmen will take all the chances us loug as llHMiuy Is good. It the min- crs are moving out Of the company houses it's .because their wives will fosl easier. If the storekeepers arc pulling uu slakes It's because they can'l do any business In a town that's been knocked. You might jusi us well hang a dug as give him a bad name." 1 .Meanwhile Frank is moving. What used to be Hie busiest half of it looks as deserted as an Ontario village on' ihe afternoon of the Harden picnic in libbinson's grove.' And being on tho move the next question Is whore to move. Directly west there is not enough-room for twelve bund-red .peo- plc. Ulnirmore is two miles-and a half far. Besides Jilnlr- more gloated.loo soon and raised the price, of town lots. Frank'will not move a cinch. The best place seems to be Mark Drum's -ranch, across the up'the liiH. Mnrk Drum expects to have a cement plant and _a" brick works'there' but there To Be Delicious meat muit be well chonn and handled In an experienced way. Only 3 butcher with Hie right, kind or knowledge can select meati thit lull your taste. Try the ujeals sold at THIS I h< best cuts make the most tempting meals In this towu. Meat Market J. MURPHY, PROP. Majestic Theatre, .Phone 635 wllUbe lots of space left for a lown site ,if; one .Is heeded. Whether It h.-is to move or not, Prank, promises lo be a good town! It. is in ,lho middle or mi-industrial section of Crow's Nest Va LADY ABERDEEN SAYS GOATS ARE AID TO HEALTH Has Veered Public Opinion [n .Ireland Round to Her Way of Thought Dublin, .May Ihe Royal Dub- lin Sociely's Thenlre (he fifth annual meeting Of iire General Council of the Women's Hehlth.''AESO- ciation 'o-' Ireland was opeued 'by Lady Aberdeen. A" large number of: delegates were present'front all parts of the country. The report submitted to the council was an elaborate document, going in- to full details of whal nils body hns done during ils short existence. Lady Aberdeen touched on the-qnesi lion of, goats ns lo Irish health. Al first this question was scarcely treated seriously, and there a good deal of smiling" over the! goat snow bold at Ballbridge some months lley, which extends from Colcnian .to Pn'ssburg. In this Ion mile people have" their homes. The capital in- vested Is and Ihe pay roll is n month. The coal mines of'the dlslrict, If put. lrj tons of coal a day. MINERS .OPPOSE 'FOUR- .YEAR'' CLAUSE" Wllkesbarre, Pa., .May be. strong oposltiori in the _ but Latly Aberdeen and Latly Dunlelth. have Irish public opinion is-, coming round to. their view of. tlip formerly despised goat, lust as under the Influence of the Department of Agriculture it has come to realize the value of poultry.- Her ladyship announced that the society would buy a number of pure; bred goals, (hat they might be abla to supply good goats' milk at a reason- able, price. would never have been Frenp" everything in Frank, the church, the houses, the aim iiie- electric" l have n principal delegaloe, each of whom rtelllrernllve vote, the French dclcgato. will ruproscnt re- siiectlvely French 'indd Rhlna, French West Africa, French Equatorial Af- rira. lladagiiEcar and Tunis. "The Importance which tho French Bovenimcnl attaches -to tho colonial iutcrtst.l of Franco as regarding wire- Ires leleKrnilhv la m.arlnvl -hot liy this unerlal representation, of the French colonies at the conference bill also by I ho fact It was the mlnlslcr of the colonies .who druflcd tlin Frcncli proposals which will be submltlcd In .nd If it hadn't been' for the mil third never would have" been any tron'bl .For aeons and aeons he alood the I .difference of. an" empty world. Tl Indian came and with him flre whic burnt' the is to say th Old Turtle's back. get under, his skin., Bi about twenty-five years ago the C P. H. came and things began to haj pen differently after that. The whit man tapped Old Turtle'for trie treai nre oi! coal he was guarding and Ol Turtle began'to feel peevish. .H looked drjwn in the. valley and sai black smoke. -lie also saw. a railwa and heard an engine shrieking