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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 25, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, MAY 25, 1917 THE LETHBRIDfiE DATLY HERALD PAGE ELEVEN DATE AN OLD TIMER IN THE WEST His Aged Mother Has Patented a Homestead and Will Cast , Her First Vote on June 7. Mr. Thomas Hammond of Summer-View, the Liberal candidate In the constituency of Plncher Creek, Ib not unknown to the people of Lothbridge. In 1904 and 1905, he owned the Hammond photograph gallery here, and when he left to take up farming at Plncher Creek In the spring of 1905, his brother took charge of the studio. Mr. Hammond Is a native of Norfolk county, Ontario, and until eight yeaTs ago ho followed the photographic business In Ontario, Michigan and other central stateB. Fourteen years ago he came west to Victoria, B. C, where he followed the same business. Twelve yearB ago he came to the Crows Nest country, coming to Plnchor Creek ton years ago. During his ten years' residence at Sum-merview, he has served seven of those years oh the council of Local Improvement District No. 70. When he went to Suminerview the settlement was very small, but he established :hls .permanent home there. Betting out 7000 trees, and now he lias one of the''finest homes In one of the finest districts of Southern Alberta. Mr. Hammond's .mother, Mrs. Annie Kaminondi .and the' mother of twelve children, eight boys andfour girls, of whom eleven are still living, has just completed "proving up on a-homestead in. the Plncher Creek district, and although ste is 83' years of' age, she will h*r�rttfc&rp)e��iire-'on -JunoM-^ot casting her first vote. There isn't very much, doubt that it will bo for her son and for the Sifton government. The lady in old only in age, and is just as (much interested in the election as the young bud of 21 who will cast her first vote on Juno 7, probably more out of curiosity than anything else. OFFER TO FOREGO THE .'Ottawa, May 25.-The passage of a Mil to;, stop Tacing in Canada during ttie duration: of 'the "war may not be nepeBsary if-the'proposal made by a number of representative racing men vio waited upon Sir Robert Borden and Hon. C. J. Doherty, minister of justice, is accepted, by the government. Racing men offered" to put a complete atop to racing aftor fall meets are held this year and told the government that If this was agreed to Jit would not be necessary to introduce legislation, for they were will-ing to promise that no track fixtures would be arranged for next summer or until the close of the war. DESPERATE ENCOUNTERS Philadelphia, May 23.-Tales of a desperate encounter with a Gorman submarine off the north coast of Africa were told by sailors of a British freight steamer which arrived at this port yeBterday. The battle with the undersea boat took place shortly before daybreak on the second day out. In the darkness the two boats manoeuvred about, the British steamer's  gunner' locating the hostile craft only by the glare that went up as she fired volley after volley from her small guns. Officers of the steamer declared that the U-boat fired at:least 63 shells and then sent a torpedo through the water. It mis'sod by a narrow margin. , ) ;The. British gunners returnod the fire, the battle continuing until daybreak. Then the U-boat fled toward tlje African coast and submerged. The-freighter escaped without damage. ; A8SURANCE8 FROM RUSSIA tHavre, May 23,-Baron Beycns, the Belgian foreign minister, today received a tolegram from Michael Tor-eiclitenko, the Russian foreign minister, in which ho greeted Belgium and declnrod: "Russia will continue to pursuo this war, not for the purpose of; conquest or envy, but to assure ail nations tho right to shape their own affairs and secure a poaca''guaranteeing ngalnat new attacks.'" ,r i � --^_ .i BRITISH M. P. KILLED. London, May M'.-MaJo)r?:Valontlne Iteming, Unionist mtmib'or' of tho tjte Qoota and the Kaell, have been killed' in; action, Mr. V. O. Hyde spent Victoria Day In Plncher Crook with his brother.  � � Mrs. VVm, H. Meyers and son of Windsor. Ont., uro visiting Mrs. Charles F. Wray at 620 9th St. south. Mr. L. F, Dosse has returned from Minneapolis, where bo was called by the serious illness of his mother who is now regaining her health.   * At tho meeting of tho Daughters and MaidB of Elngland Wddnnsdny-evening, It was decided to hold a whist drive, for patriotic purposes, on Thursday, May 31st.  * * PrlncoBs Mary, daughter of King George, is personally digging up a garden at Windsor Castle, and will raise potatoes and other vegetables for tho now frugal royal table.   � Four separate ;glfts of fifty pounds each have been sbntto the British and Foreigii Sailors' society by the Imperial Order of the Daughters of the Empire (Canada), per Mrs. Boomer, president of tho Local Council of Women, London, Ohtario. to equip destitute seamen in the society's homes.  * * The Music Department or the Mathesis Club has Just brought to a close ono of tho most successful years in its history in Letlibridgc. The membership was the largeBt it has ever been, twenty-two ladies Joining this department. The winter has beon devoted to study of tho stories of French and Italian operas, illustrated by Victor records. The club is greatly indebted to, the Mason and Risen company for the use of their records, which have been a large factor in creating interest in tho meetings. Mr. and MrB. A. H. Hogg arc returning tonight from �helr honeymoon spent at coast, cities. * � � Members of the G. I. A are Invilod i to meet with Mrs. Held, 1201 fith 1 Ave. north, tonight at 8 o'clock to i make further plans for the bazaar. . j Red and yellow tulips decorated j tho tables at tho Hudson's Bay tea j room on Wednesday aftornoon, when the Sir Alexander Gal* chapter, I. O.. D. K, served tea. Those assisting j worn Mrs. /{. R. Davidson, Mrs. Bell, ; Mrs. Carberry, Miss Bawdcn and Miss Ashton. * � * Empire Day was fittingly celebrated at Central school on Wednesday afternoon, when the presentation of prizes lor the essay competition con-ductod by the Sir Alexander Gait chapter, I. O. D. K. took place. Roy, Canon McMillan, ono of the judges Of the competition, acted as chairman and after giving a very good criticism of the essays, gave a short pat'-' riotic address. Mrs. .1. N. Ritchie, the regent of the chapter, before presenting the prizes, which were handsomely bound books chosen by the winners, made a few remarks and thanked the schools for tlio excellent help that Is being given to the chapter's patriotic work. The prizes were awarded as follows: Grade 7, Klsie Adams; Grade S, John Olivor; Grade 9',' Hilda McMillan; Grade 10, Doris Cocq; Grade 11, Lowell CobT bledlck; Grade 12, Kathleen Mason. A short musical program was given consisting of a piano duet by Dorothy Stafford and Kathleen Terrill and two excellent patriotic choruses by a class of girls trained by Miss Bella Sharman. SATURDAY BOW .ISLAND (From the Review) Mrs. Jane Wo.ddoll died suddenly at her residence, northeast.of 3,6-9-11,. on Tuesday moniing/at .'|2 noon, aged, seventy years and}l�'6no:..>|nonUJ\. ' The funeral will take njace '^his ^fternoon (Friday) from . tho !-. 22.-Edward Green, superintendent of the city highway department, was probably fatally wounded1 today, by William R. Soay, former district' superintendent of the department, who was discharged yosterday. The shooting occurred in the city hall. The bank clearings at Lethbridge from the beginning of the crop mov-; �ing season,' Sept. 1st. to the 30th of April, are as follows for the last three years: ''. Sept. to April 1914-1915 .|H',T%W Sept. to April 1915-1910 : 16,659,379. Sept. to April 191G-1917. 27,010,2t(S It is interesting to note "that tHife months September to . April, 1917, show a total almost \ equal, to the amountB fdr the''same periods in :the two previous years put together. Fresh f Chocolates JUST IN FROM THE TABOR AND MOIR FACTORIES. BEST LINES IN FOLLOWING FLAVORS. BELMONT'S DATE FILLED BORDEAUX WALNUT WALNUT CARAMEL STRAWBERRY MONTIVEDIO ! i �{ \ � MARSH MALLOWS DIP CARAMEL PING PONGS ETC., ETC. SPECIAL SATURDAY ONLY WILL.l|ipP08E IT Washington, Way 23.-Republican Leader JMann armised tho applause of the: republtcanailn the lasU'hours of debate on thew$l,800,000,QOO *warv revenue bill today by declaring that ho would vote ag^ln^the- nieasure, s Beilde P. Burna Co. Manufacturer of, Doliolou* -Htjplle? *i .^jMide Candy  and - Pop:' Corn.' Suggestions from all Depts. that speak of Generous Savings. Shop at the 'Bay5 SUPPER Will be served on Saturday night from 6 to 7.30 Price - 40c Candy for Saturday 'A- BIG SHIPMENT OF MARSH MALLOW TOYS Damaged by breakage in transit. To go on sale Saturday. Regular lc each. r> JCxtra special, pin' dozen ........... �JC oOO ttis. ftrcciifleldVi New York .Santa Clara Candy Figs. Regular 50c. Saturday, IT). 30c 500 IDs. Paris-Chicago Boston Baked Beans, per tb.....20c 300 It)s. Royal Mixed Candy, per tt)................. 15c Saturday, the Last Day of 'Seal of Quality* Week 49 lb. Sack "Seal of Quality" Flour, Extra Special c 22c 49c BUNGALOW CURTAIN NETS. 30 inches-wide. Ecru and ivory Q Neat patterns. Special, yard............................ l*rC BRASS-CURTAIN RODS, White ends, brackets complete. 9C, Special," 2 for........................................... LO i > CRETONNES.-27 Inches wide. Neat colors. Dark shades. Special, yard ........*................................. FLOOR OILCLOTH. 2 yards wide ifi floral,.block and matting patterns. Splendid quality. Special, per square yard...... V The same.'Per lineal yard qc� , '. Special ........................................... VQC , WINOipW SHADES. 10 dozen only. Dark green, hand trimmed, 36x72 inches. Strong roller, fittings coinpiote. Regular 70c. |j" C Extra special......................................... DDC REVERSIBLE SMYRNA HEARTH RUGS. In;' Oriental and floral designs. Dark colors. Regular $3.75. n nn Special, each...............'........................... Men's Underwear and Glove Specials for Saturday 'MEN'S FINE COMBINATION. UNDERWEAR, In a velvet rib. Natural color. Special.............,.....;............ 'MEN'S COTTON UNION SUITS. No sleeves and knee length. Special per suit ......,.............................. MEN'S FINE GAUNTLET GLOVES. Per pair................................. ' MEN'S MULE SKIN GLOVES. Per pair ....................'......... - 1.39 1.25 1.50 65c WORE BOOTS LADIES' SILK SUITS ft S A fine range of handsome colored suits to choose from Including grey, nigger brown, Russian greeB, sand, blue and black. 09 QC Regular value $45.00. Special............................ bd�99 20 ONLY, LADIES' SKIRTS. Including black and white checks, nary � and black serges and corded velvets. Worth to $10.00. i| Special ....................j;.......................... ItUO LADIES' WHITE SILK WAISTS. Beautiful style and cut. All n �|J sizes. Special.......................................... w�w WHITE VOILE WAISTS. Very pretty and a variety of styles ( , to select from. Hegular $3.00. Special ................... COLORED SILK WAISTS. Odd sizes. Worth $4.00. To clear 2.4% 2.21 Toilet Soap. 8 cakes for ................ t � :� Golden Syrup. Quart sealers > Each ..'...................,. Golden Syrup, 5 Ib. tins. ' Each ..'...'..'............... Pure Lard. 3 Ib. tins Each................... Dates, in packages. i 2 for .............. Rolled Oatt. 8 Ib. sacks. Each .. i-,................... Rolled Oats, 20 lb. sacks. Each .................... - Grocery .............. 25c Specials for Saturday . 35c 45c . 85c 25c 49c 1.19 Red Cross Pure Malt Vinegar and OC_ White Wine, quart battles, each ,.. uDC Royal Household Flour. 1 24 Tb. sacks.................... l.wU Sold only with Grocery Order of $1.00 Pure Olive Oil. Pint tins. Each ......................... OUC Pure Olive Oil, bottles Each 35c and ................ Pure Orange Marmalade 1 lb. glasses................. English Tobacco Per tin 20c and ............. English Tobacco C Por package ....................... *JC Good Salmon. OKn 2 cans for ..................... faifC Lowney's Cocoa, half Ib. tins. Each ........................ 65c 25c 40c 27c Fancy Yellow Newton Apples. Per case, while they last............. Custard Powders Per tin ...... Large Grapefruit 2 for,........................... Family Sodas. Per package ................... Royal Crown Electric Soap Chips . Package ........................ Gold Dust ' Package ........................ Cut Peel, 1 Ib. packages Each............................ Brown and Poison's Rloe Flour 2 packages ........ .............. Brown and Poison's Paisley Flour. Per tin ..................... 2.58 22c 25c 28c 25c 23c 20c 35c 25c Extra Special Boot Values for Saturday at prices that it will be well worth your while to ^ investigate. MEN'S SHOES Broken lines in men's dress shoes taken from stock including a large assortment of lasts. Receding toe and block toe. Lace and button styles in patent leather, cloth top, box calf and gunmetal. Sizes 6 to 10. Regular up to $6.00. Saturday Special $4.65 , 4 LADIES' SHOES Broken lines in Ladies' Shoes taken from stock, Including lace and button stye. Kid or cloth tops. Black kid button or lace with patent toe caps and Cuban heels. C D and E fittings. Sizes 2% to 6%. Regular value up to $5.50. Saturday Special - $4.49 LADIES' FANCY PUMPS In kid and patent leather. Plain or Colonial styles with large or small buckles. Sizes 2% to 4%. Values up to $9.00. a ��q Saturday special ...;........................................ ** I if CHILDREN'S TAN KID BUTTON AND BLACK KID LACE SHOES.  Sizes 3 to 7%. Fine quality Saturday. | f a Special....................................-leOU Wen's black or tan work boots. Made from Brownseo ealf leather ' which is not affected by manure, slops or acids. WILL NOT GUT HARD as It is doubly tanned especially for rough wear and adapted to the use of stablemen,-dairymen, teamsters, feeders and fanners, m aq Sizes 6 'to 11. Regular value $6.00. Saturday special ....... 4eO*F THE FAMOUS FOX'S IMPROVED NON-FRAY SPIRAL PUTTEES. In khaki color. Saturday , .� (ja Special .............____...................i.mvv Ladies'Ready-to-wear Special Selling Numbers tor Saturday ;