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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta MONFiAY. MAY 20. 1018 Till-: rj-.THnniDGF. daily iii:RALn PAC.F. seven New Twin Road Grader Will Revolutionize Road Building "Uiiiid-biiiUlllig the oftlcioncy way," tliiit'h wliat wuH ilcmonstrulod on (du All-Hnd route, noar Coatdnlo on Hfit-unlny afturnouii wlit.ii t!i.-i fir."!, pair of Ailntns twin* sradors ijsIhk tmntor iMiw'or w'ttH put In oporutlon foV (lio (irovlnolal tSovcniiuont roart dopiirl-niont, Tlin now grailerH drawn by a "W-GO liorso power Uumloy Oil TuU 'tractor provirtod by tho Uumloy Co. startfid oil 3atnrday morning roRrad-ing a twomHc. stretcli ot road In Hi� vicinity of tho blR Korr farm about Kix niiipB ouRt ot tho city. Uctwocn icn o'clock ami aovon o'clock witli men unaccustomed to liHiidllnK tho KnulnrH, two niUoB of roari were com-Iilotcly fjnidod loavlntr a Hurtaco ow wliii'li automobiles could travel at a �p(>i;(i of ;!0 mlloB an hour with comfort. A Great Success Tbc" dcmuuHtratlon was wltnosBod by lion. A. .1. McLean, minister of imbllc works. IX. .1. Gordon, district siiporlntendont. the Herald roproBon-lativc, and several reprciientativofi of rural niunlclpolltiOB, and aH pro-noiiiK'iNl the tiow equipment an an-itiifillfind HUccii.iB. "It win rovolullon-l7.(.' road building in this provlncn." .said Hun. .Mr. McLean who renuiinnd on the job until the last yard of earth had been moved. Heavily Built Jl wotlJdi require a'personal innpoc-tlon of the machinery in action to thorouRitly undorstnnd the npeclnl oquipmoi.t wUlcli it) to do nw,ay with IliQ liorso KrndorH and ploughs which have liorotoforo been uaeU in road bnildln.i; in this province. Tho now Kradors, which are niadu by tho Adams Co. ut Indianapolis, arc of heavy construction, and are bo built that I lie wheelH can bo HOt at any anRlQ. an can also the heavy twelvo-toot blado. The graders aro Hat one SERVICE STATION HENRY J. DENN P.-opriotor All Makes of Bstterles Charged and Repaired . 311 7th Street S. Phono 616 behind the other so that the earth moved by the first Ih Inkon by the second Ki'ader and moved toward.^ tjic crown of tho road. The heavy con-�tr\ic(lon allows for ueUig the graders not only ns gradors but alBo to dip up llie earth, thua doing away with (lie [jloughs. One of the notable fna-lurcB of tho i^rndors 1b the tonRut^ stoorinK device which makoH It piiKs-ible to keep thorn In their proper iiosl-liou. How They Work In starling to make a new road the maclilncrt travel nloiiB IIk; ditch side. Koing up one Bldo and ilowii the orher. scooping out a ditch, and moving the ourth toward.f the centre. (Hi tlie | ko(oiid round the machine travels over tho .lamo Rroilnd, doopenlng tho ditch. On Ihe third round, tho outside machine travels about three fcoi, ^roin the ditch and tho second niachlrtc iiioveK the earth to the centre of the road. tonntnK a crown. Packs The Grade A feature of IUk now equipment Is . that the heavy engine pacKii llii> ncv,-' grade at the snmo time breaking dov.n the sod. A 26 foot road can be constructed in three rounds. Ah the- engine travels at a spood of aboiil two miles an hoiir. It. Is possible to biilid thri'i!- miles of road daily, as afraiiisi 1 one mile bnlU with a sixteen liorsc i outfit ot the old kind. Three or fmii- I men can handle the new outfit. Thus , not only are teams released for wori% ; on tlie farms, but the cost is cut at i least ono-halt. It Is figured that simile ot road can lip built lui'lcr the ; j new plan with $fifl or probably a litfle ; less, wlilio the goveninieiit has ai-ways counted on a cost of J100 a niilo w'Uh tho horso-drawn etiuipmont. One at Foremost .r. T. Wiggins is hero in chargii o' the grader oqulpmont for the Adams Co.. and as soon as he gets the grader working pinpcrly in the Lethliridgo district ho will go to I'^orenun-l whei"^ the government will start its second traction outfit. L. D. Benedict, pro vlndal manager of the Ruinloy Co. v/as proRonl at tho demonstration as was also Alien .lack, the local agent. The (irain Cirowera Grain Co. arc handling tlic graders, and their agent, who was present, states that- riv(^ of tliym will shortly bo In use in Alberta, the rural munlcliiaHtles at Stnvoly and Granum' liaving made luirchascK. Reeve. Maliieaou I and Hiombers of tho council were pres-j cat from Argyle niuniciiiaiity at Granum for Saturday's demonstration. . WlM noi yet reinsia Comnii.s.sioncrs Do Not Act-Ucpiiir Third Ave.-Buy Garbiige Cans in Automobile Repairing and Having the Goods is placing us ahead in the garage business. Wo employ only first class inochaulcs, with years of o.vper- / fenco on all makes of nutoniobllea, who with our guarantee of satisfaction assure you ot perfect workmnnshli). ' * Drcp in and look over our stock of tires. before the price advances. Dominion, Goodyear, Dunlop and :\Iar-aihon, in all sizes, both fabrics and cords; also our complete lino of accossorloa. STANDARD GARAGE VELIE DISTRIBUTORS FOR ALEERTA. THIRD ST. S. City coiuicll adjourned iti regular weekly iiicei)!,^ )lils morniuK wlllunit ci)n.>i(li'rall(iii of the ni'-lnst ficcmenl of ("apt. Skelt.on nn t-hwr of priUce. Tlic niHllcr was not iiieiiiloiicil during Ibe iiicM^tiiig. .M present llie only dis-liosal el' the matifi- i.'i ciintaliied In tho following resolution jihu-ed on llic iiiinnlfi:, last .Monday: '"rbiit (.'npt. .SkclliMi be put on Ibe poiir'c payioll at ix-r nnintb for tbe.jire- seiit aiiri pcniiiiig fiirtiier deliberations iinil arrjiigemcnis liy the council. lOrrective May S it\:U-: .;. .;. ,;. .;. .;. .. VULCAN AND DISTRICT W.L SIMPSON m W. K. .SImp.son. a Letlilirlli-'c man, and formerly a law sludciii ! � re. was formally admitted lo lln' b:!- in Edmonton last week, being i:.'induced by Frank Ford, K. C., and v. clccinied liy .Mr. .fustlie Scott. "Hilly" as he Is known b' only recenti\'>' receiveil his .degrc m' !.. II. He entered law ,';ttulie.s .�. ::lr ('oa>'-bearc. Cliurcli and .McArtliu: .r,ii\ lai-er was with the firm of ll.Miilmau. .\liliicr and .Matheson, Kdmun'iin. Last year he went to Waiiiwrifiiii. .\lia.. where he is now in pari nci si, ;p with II. P. May. the firm naiim '....iui; May and Simpson, Mr. Simpson is a son , Mrs. I). A. Simpson. Lctl .\Ir. and Mgc. IFIRE LAOSWi INCREASE lis .Members of the Ixjtlibrld'.-i.' fire de-partmont petitioned the i',:v cDiincil at the regular weekly ini.'ring Ibis mornltig for a fifteen in r ,'cni crease in wages to biiiiK ilio Ijcth-brldgc sciiedule up to inai ' iij(iyi>d by the Calgary and F,diiioiUiin lirigadofi. The firemen asked for em' diiy leave in tive. whii'h Is cuii.'^:!!'i ,ihly niore than lo being granted noi; I'lic Ic;-ter was signed by CaiK. .Sii.iri on behalf of the iiieu. "That will mean an iiirrease or .$2000 a year in the cost n: ilicidcparl-: iiient." declared Mayor lliinile. It was left to the iiiaydi in name a lUlo when the council wii! m.^el a dc-legutioii from the flroimii to discuss tlie matter. IFropi The Ns. luid advised the paiii(^s to gel together with their couiiMid and come to some amicable arrangeunnit. I From lie ,\d voc.tIp i .Mr, Somin 1 I'" I'.ivlnr. ulio was in 1 \'i(lcaii some lime ;mo. is unw In ilie Culleil stales on :)ie .-iiiiff of llie C,H, Shipping lioai'l. It will li/',r"iiieiiil)ered lli.n Ml Tayliii e:i!i;icM' witli Ihn Can-^ lldiall Vt the lied rros..( lioejely was oiL'Siii/eil a! i\ircald,\. will! iiilleii'en nieiule^rs .Mremly tlie sum of nii li;is b.-en raiseil liv ti'cs. vnluiilarv iliiiiallous and 11 ,-(ielal. 'jujte :i larn-. nuiiihei- nf liiili.',^ of the Alston iiud lioyne djsirlrls giith eicid a! Ilic liou.....f .Mrs Ii H, Onl liniilii toi|a\ '11 fnriii a liraiiili i>t Ibe Red Cr'oss Si/rjely, .\ i-omiiilltce roiiiimseil of .Mrs Grant .Miilloy and Mrs. fJ.illirailli wiis ap)miiileil to pro-eiirf; a ejiarler and lo proced with Hie oigniii/iil ion in detail. Some 11 members were entolled at oii(,e as ac-tuiil members, and two life niemiier-tdiiiis are in iiaiid Gil 'I'liursday. .May Jail iwetily-seveii of IlK' Reid Hill residents iiiel at the .1. W, Chapiiell lemi" and formed a branch (if the Red Cross Society, 'I'lie officers ei..ciid were: cliair-muii. .Mrs, ,1, \V ( haiipell; Isi vlcc-preslilent. Mrs. F.dward /Vrniey; 2nd vice.pres.. Mrs, llemiiigway: sec-Ir.'hs.. .Miss Iteriliii Siullh; committee, Mesdiimes ,Iiick .Min'sliiill. Gordon Mr-Kav. Percy Myer=. Cane and Perry Viles. ECIIVEWORK ISOUIIO FL Wiiinipog. 3ilay L'f', -At ;i patriotin meeting here last iilglit, I'lilef Pctiy ilfflcer K. A. Poolny, 1!,.\,. now sin-tinned at X'ancouver. iiii'iirniiill.\- ail-dres.ied a big audience on Hie winii of tin- motor boat res';rve of the iiinv. M-liii wliicli lie lia.s been nt successful attack on ;lin C,..i ^ iriiu siibiiiariiie base at Gstead ; Petty (irricer Pooloy stated ' ejgiiiy foot launche.*. with eiigiaei dr-veioiiing 4H(i liorse power, has been liiiili for the Hrllish navy in Canada and the Culled States. The aio.iqultn fleet wns manned lo a large cttont by Canadian sailors. I An .driclal reporj on tlie behavior ) ot the concrete ship Faith durini; her second trial Iriti off the Pacific coast, in a strong wind and choppy sea, says the vessel is ii�lleved to he fiilly equal, if not superior to any Hteel slilii of til" s.'iine size and eqiinl j powers. Tlie Faith will soon under-1 lake her inniden voyage \yllh cargo. Train Your System^ through the liver, to act na- / turaily, at a fixed time every . day. The best habit In the f world is the habit of health. / Take one pill regularly (more only if necessary) until you succeed. Then you can stop taking them -without trouble or annoyance. This has been the good-health-rule for fifty years. Genuine bears signature Small Pill Small Dose Small Price PALLID PEOPLE Uiually Naed Iron in the DIooil. Try CARTER'S IRON PILLS I rov with the weeds water. before It is covered iAP D NIENI ir yet TIRE REPAIR STATION F. B. McKINNON, PROPRIETOR 305 SIXTH STREET, LETHBRIDQE, ALTA. / We have op>ene'd a new and up-tordate Tire Repair Station equipped with the latest machinery and are now in a position io do all kinds of Tire Repairs. We would appreciate your patronage. All work � guaranteed. We make a specialty of Retreading and Relining. Letlibridge Tire & Repair Station "SERVICE TH.A.T SATISFIES" Though the I.etlibrldge postmaster-.ship i.-i open under tho civil service coiiiinlssion, and though this fHCt has been advertised for some time, no appointment haa yet been made. Instead, U. A. Sargoant of Winnipeg has been seni to take charge as acting: postmaster until tho appolntinertt Is tinaliy niado. Mr. Sargeant tr>ok charge this mornine. H� hroughV with him F. Ti. Sutton and S. .Morgan, also of Winnipeg, who will relieve the .shortage of staff here. .Mr. Hamly, who has been acting' poatnuister for three years Is seriously ill in (^algary and only a three months' complete rest will restore hlni, his phyliiclap states. It Is understood he suffered a slight cerebral hemorrhage. FIRST COLLISION. SauU Sle. .Marie, .\lirh.. May Jii.--The first colllsbiii lo occur in this section this spring was registered today when the .steamer Helgium, up-bound .light, ran into the steamer I). M. Phllbln, dowiiboiiiii!. ore laden, off Whitefish Point alunu lr)::!ii yesterday moruing. Bniii rciiirned lo port. DOWNED TWO HUNS. With the .\iiioricnii Army in Franoe, May 19.-Two ho.-lile airplanes have been brought down by .Vmerican aviators, suy.s an ofiiciiil announcement issued at American lieadiiuarters this evening. PINCHER CREEK t From The Fcliol ' W'ufile.y 'I'Jioma.-i, of Fi.ihbiirn, who , is ill in the .Memorial lios|)llal. we re-i gret lo say, lia.-i 'lot prrjgresscHl as' favurably an hoiuul for. but it is still th^inghl i)i;iJ ih- will hold his own, Mrs. F,. T. Sauutlers went down to Letlibridge on Tuesday night's train. 10 visil her mother who is now a confirmed invalid in Gait Hospital, having sustained a fractured hip sonic-time ago. tiicui. Will Dixon .spent tho weekend 111 town and at his home in .Spring Uidge, rctiiniing to Calgary on Monday, where he resumed bis dulio.-i at the Ogden llospUal, he hav-' ing recently been a,ppoiiited Adjutant of that military in.s'titiition. Cioo. Pelletier went to Calgary on i Sunday hist for further examination', in regard to joining the Uoyal Flying Corp. but was rejected for that part of the swrvice