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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 20, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta May THE LETOBRIDCE DAILY HERALD Seed Potatoes It Pays to Start With the Best Variety Green Mountain 'Potatoes lire tho standard' by which .others; are Jiulged and.nro tiio most profitable to Iho grower. They are n while oval'potato with shallow eyes :unl are 'ex- ceptionally' unitoiin In kite. Aloieoier they inc unexcelled In both entliig and keuping qualities and have proven one 'of the best vlolders In Ihle district. Local grown seed Is the best. HAVE A LARGE QUANTITY OiF SEED OF MY OWN GROWING T. W. Dike COAUDALE, ALTA. RURAL PHONE 615 Seed Potatoes Early Ohio's, specially picked, at per ton The Bentley Co., Limited BRITAIN PREPARES FOR EMERGENCIES ARMY .IN .FINE. HILL-DETERMINED TO FULLY EQUIP NAVY London, May 18 The announce- ment icccnth 'made bv Hight lion Mmsloti Ghuiclull, Fust Loid of Vd- miraltyi 6t his 'in present- ing, the supplementary naval esti- "niates lo demand additional men, and war material, is another sign of the sen ions tension winch still exists between this country and arsenals arc working oteitimc lo piodiice of am- munit.oii, the udnmaHy ib juak :grcat'purchases of coal and cvfi thuig is now attained Competent critics in tlie mattci arc agieed that its statcjias been Uansfqimed since the Boer Mar and that today it is man foi man Smongst the '-j-jud Jiaorkinanlive-al'iny in the world ENFORCING THE LICENSE LAW 1 Edmonton, May the past week, the oCEiceis of the Licence Branch, Attorney-General's Depart ment, Edmonton, .secured four convic- tions against parlies at St JPauI de Metis, for Celling liquor without a li- cense in the foiu cabes ag- gregated one being for two for; and one for CUT IN TWO a W If Troupe, a biakeman, i cut in two while: coupling cars Mitchell. LONDON IS GETTING GAY A LIVELY SOCIAL AND SPORT ING SEASON 'ANTICIPATED BY London, first time in three years.London is really itself and everyone is looning forward t an interesting social and sporting sea son. In 1010 .the.death of King'-Ed ward res trie ted Jast year the Coronation overshadow ed the ordinary and snnmipr season. The season openec the last day of when the KitiL to Newmarket for the inaug uration of the real (tat racing, season For Ascot the King and Queen will entertain :atrWindsor. Besides the Latin-British exhibition, the annual hoiso show Mill take on its old-time'prestige, military tournament will be followed by :the International Flower Show at Chelbea, has been organised a fccale to eclipse anything it's kind ever given here For the first time in the modern history of'social Tondon theie mil be opeia houses giving grand opera The greatest sporting event ot the season, will ..triangular battle cricket lionois between English, and.Australian.elevens There '.will, he ninetest 'matches, "ami after their showing' in Australia last the English, players are enter- ;ammg high hopes that the chamn'on- ship Tvill remain at hoine. In the purely social realm -any mini- great hostesses signahae he i etui n to normal conditions 'by giving .The Duchebs Devon shire, -will entertain the King jyid Queen on Derby night, and the Duch- :sses of Norfolk, Portland ami WeU- ngtpn will.entertain at balls. One of the events of the-season ill be the; One-Hundred Years Ago: Ball, which will be given.for.the hene-1 fit the-Soldiers and Sailors Relief1 MONARCH MAN (FEELS THAT HE WANTS A MILLION SEEKS A RICH WIDOW, BUT SHE MUST HAVE FAT, BANK- ACCOUNT Winnipeg May the duties of the immigration commissionce arc many, yet it.is very.doubtful .whether lie can be culled upon or. lias the ttliil: Ity to secure a wire Tor a settlor, es- pecially when the new-comer-demanils' that -Jus future bride, bo'blcssed .with a dowry of From three to four miJlion 'dollars. J. Bruce Walker, immigration commissioner, has hcuti requested to (ind in AYInujpeg a both fair and the possessor'of untold wealth '1 his eUraoidmai) ic- quest was made in the form of lot- ler, tin: author hcinj; N. Timmcns, of MoiMLCli, Uta The loHoniiifr is a copy of the epistle received by tlic commissioner. A Model Letter "I have the honor io let you know by tins that I arrived at Monarch, on March. ami, that 1 took up a half section of land, 330 acres, at (Jarlstadt on ihe first of I have to settle on that land on Oct. Lst, next, but before going on il ,'I wish to get married. As I am 'a Jiohloman and tu.li, f wish lo in airy rich widow of 30 of .about three or four million Yon will do me a favor if you will give me the 'address of such a rich widow in Winnipeg. 'Send me the possible of such rich widow: und i Lhinlc-I can do the rest--and' marry hei Let me kiiou .it the liow many- millions she lias. "Wutc me as possibb aii I Tin iira hurrv. r like out WAS SLANDERED ARCHBISHOP BRUCHESI'S BRO- THER ISSUES WRIT FOR 3Uy Bra- 'tieferxtRtr vatlve candi- date, one of three who lost llieir de- posits In struggle which icsulted in" GOUfrev Langlois' rctuui to the Legislature b> ,m over- whelming nnijorlty.lms entered action for Langlois, another of the vifcliinH, claiming thnL he caused to be published a pamphlet, the In which candidature was as Illegal and null, thus causing.him to lose many votes. .Mr. Is a brother of I he Archbishop, .was a last-minute candidate, oblainiiiK tlie -Unal signa- tiire io his nomination shortly be'fore the time for receiving tlieir. had" elansed. SERIOUS MISHAP NEAR WHITLA ARABS CAUSING TROUBLE AT ORMUZ Kuuachi, India, "May 18 Bnt- sh second class protected cruiser Fox ailed today for Bandar Abbas on.th-e slant! of Oiihui In the Persian Gplf, A Inch is senouslr threatened by a orce of Arab 'tribesmen .who resent IB interference 'of- British authbri- les with the gun running bade. Tire Uabs hate seized municipal poits o2 Jandar-Abbas and a detachment of 50 -bluejackets Ijcyn Banded to ;uard the city. NEW COLLECTOR NAMED- Wmdsoi, Atjy The govern- AGED MAN-THROWN FROM BUG GY SUFFERS' FRACTURE OF Ma) Sdum'eu met with a sellout accident cross- ing; the C. track on Monday morning. He was trying to get across before the Height got in, anil after he Iiad'.'cleared; tlKr track-a -shaft broke; thioumg the buggy against a fence post; Mr.'-Saimders was thrown'fully two rods'and landed on his head. Me- dical assistance., arrived from Medi- the noon train. It was found that his skull uas crushed and blood clots had formed1 at the base of the brain. ML. Sounders did not regain con- sciousness until, noon on Wedneadav he could not re- member anything ot the accident .Sonic hopes-were entertained of a recovery, 'but.! ho was weaker this tins morning. Mr Saimders is an old age gentleman, and Ins him IT-" The AVhilla hall Bow Island lijrde lUclfardson is visiting her sister at Magjalh this ueeK. Mr Smith it> ,110.1110 from Medicine Hat hospital foi a to his f.im- ih. AVheat is up in most'paitb of (his locality. A good ram will help things along S. A. LEADER'S TOUR PLANNED AFTIR OPERATION ON EYES THE GENERAL'S PROGRAM WILL-BE1 ARRANGED May fiv nootli, leader .of the Salvation Arm .In America, has arrived here to ar .range with her the Itinerary of the American am Canadian tour which the veterai Army chief expects to 'make some time this year.'. No .definite step h this direction will, be taken, .however until, after; General Booth undergoes an operation on. May 23 for, the .re moral of a cataract from one of his eyes. The sight of one'oyo Is totallj destroyed; but his phyaicmhs.have as surcd'the General' that unless imfor seen complications arise they will be restore the sight of the other, At ihe present lime General Booth can barely distinguish outliiKJSi.ani he feels "his''affliction he is extremely fond of studying the faces .of his His total blindness in one 'eye was duo to impatience, after an operation had been performed, on it for the re- moval of a cataract, he made a motor tour, during which -ho removed his goggles to get a better view of the crowds which snrrbunde-d his car at even stou. The light and dust caus- ed indanmiation which resulted in a total loss of .sight; and if. -was with the uiniost difficulty .that the eyeball was saved. His remaining good eye at the time had begun to show signs ot" a cataract and it has continued :to grow nntil an operation is necessary to prevent absolute blindness. Apart from his eye trouble, .Gen- eral Booth is enjoying splendid health and on his coming which'. will be one of the most extensive he has undei taken, he pi each al most every day. DUKE'S A. D; C. GETS FORTUNE London, 'May1 Hon. Wil- liam Lowther, fathei ol the speaker of the House of .Commons, left an es- ta.t-3 valued at about two milHon dol- lars. To. the speaker Jie left and to his son; Lieut.-Col., Henry Cecil Lowther, now in- Canada as aiile-de- camp of Ihe Duke of Comuught, he is against, bequeathed, team plaj Jlr as cqllector of Society. All attending the ball mustl barb or master! appear in costumes .of .IS 12, aiid it that the lesult will prou striking t The another fhai ity ball, -is also expected." to "lie great social success. Here We Are! Ready, willing and able to serve you W. L McKenzie Co, Next Royal Bank P. 0., Box 538 Phone "1384 Frank Steam Coal ExclufIve Agency for ern Alberta Becker Yates Office, Lethbrldge, Alberta Write or phono us for prices Delivered nnywhore in South- ern Alberta NO REDUCTION IN PRICE OF GAS Calgary, May IS staling that the Canadian Western Natuial Gas company alieadv has in A lew a maiket for all of the cnbi feet of their main biing to Calgary from Bow island, Air.- .Eugene Coste, president ot (he concern, toU a committee Of the Calgaiy Industrial and Development Buieau on Friday that at the present time he could hold out but little hope for a i eduction in of gas to manufacturers Vita manulactuiers uho would use a million and a .half cubic :eet 01 otei, bonie airangement might be made, he saiil. Also it was pos- sible that next spring another pine line would have ,to 'be built. Jim- herstblilg in the person of Jlr Oeorge Gott, a well-known Amherstburg man, Barrett' handed in his lesignation some time ago. THE BISHOP'S LITTLE MISTAKE'. London, JFay Spen cer Hous-e, the town-residence -df-BuToii de Forest, the follow- .amusing incident is said to have occurred Among the diners'one even- ing was a well-known Bishop. He had for a neighbor a states- man who is completely bald, TO IMPROVE STREET RAILWAY St. Thdhias carried for street raihvay improvements EMPIRE DAY IN. LONDON London, Ma> 1 pire -fr celebrated heie today by nine, thousand children paraded in Hyde The demonstration included 'urlinp of Dominion flags. :The Princess Louise, the Lord London, and the Earl v of Tueaui actendeci 4> For Dry Lumber and Building Material of All Kinds Call oh CUZENS'LUMBER CO, Ltd. 362 NEW STOCK; WELL ASSORTED: QUICK SERVICE: LOWMT PRICES General Office Room 3, Hull Block 334 We wish lo inform the'' public -that we :have opehtd an up-tpi date Repair shop and iro.arp.propared.to do all Automobile Kepaii-s; Pump Repairs; Boiler Repairs, Pipe Fitting, Drill Work Steam and Gas Engine LATHE WORK A SPECIALTY Only the belt mechanic" employed, and we fuarantte utmetl Mtlcfaction.on all work NIVEN BROTHERS Thomit Niven MACHINISTS Street, Albert! If-it Needs Fixing SEND YOUR LOCKS "V TYPEWRITERS SEWING-MACHINES GUNS, BICYCLES, ETC, TO D. E. MacDonald Expert Lockcmith and Gununith All Work _ _ Rear Sporting Soodi Co.'i old itind, St, 8. 1M2 "COMMERCE IS KING" As Mr. Lackey, the Harbor Engineer, Says and who in the course'of th-e- dinner dropiied Ins njpKm ami stooped to recover it. At this- moment the Bishop, who had" been talking to his liicnj on tlio right, felt a slight on his arm. lie turned, and, Deliolding the smooth pale OIL a level with his elbow, "No, thank you, no mcloir. I will take some pineapple." PREDICTS, CROSS ATLANTIC FLIGHT X.OUI5 SJ.ETP1OT Aeroplanes will soon be as coninioii- ly used as automobiles, nnd aviators will fly across lira Atlantic Ocean, ac- cording to Louis Dlcrlot. tlie nvialor and designer of. bear, ing his name, who arrived on board the now sl.canv.jhin France, oJ tile Wench linu. The Trench constructor said ho han Slveii up flying, and hereafter will do- vote all his time to building mono- lilnnes. He has orders from 'the' Krtilich, Italian and Gorman govern: n'oiits for as many machines as ho is able lo produce, hf, sairl. MANN Is a City of tiling Iliat stands out about Port is its silisolute certainty of future.' Men made forUuics in York, (Jhicago, Seattle, Vancouver, were taking a gamUer's cluuiuc. 3fcn who invest in Port -Mann take JIG chance. 'i You en n forecast witli certainly the futnro of Port 31 ami. With its frcsli-watcr, harbor, terminal of a great tj-ansconliiiPiiLal railway, and tho vast wealth of Canada bark of if, il will soon, become the' Liverpool of AVeslern Canada. Port ITann'is the .urcalest oily of opportunity along all lines of trade and tlic American con-lijicnl today. Don't Miss Your Opportunity Buy today. See our agents at ouco and remember we own or control the mayor portion of the original lownhilo of Port 31 aim. FREEMAN-MACLEOD, Dominion Blk. Lethbridge 0. J. Amundsen Son, Properties, Limited, Pacific Building, Vancouver, B. ;