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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 27, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE KIC.HT THIi LRTHBRIDGK DAILY HERALD SATUHDAY, MAY 27, MHO'1 INDIFFERENT are Baking (hem good; but one must .be the best and (He best one must be different. Baking Ponder is different. If we did not know is better, we Would make it the same as the others. Baking Powder is only one small item in taking and is prctabK1 the least expensive. But success depends on it. If the other ingredients are gcoJ. insure success Ask your Grocer hoW his other customers like BOQ-0. "Made in Canada for the. Canadian Maid" EGG-O BAKING POWDER CO. HAMILTON. CANADA LIMITED Dr. Baird's Interesting Tale Of Early Days in the West You'll keep the bath- tub brilliantly white and sanitary, if youjuse Old Dutch What the Press Agents Say Winnipeg, May 2.V Rev.. Dr. A. It. Unlrd, who. without question will lie elected moderator of tho general as- sembly of tho Presbyterian church In Canada, when it moots here on. June 7, was asked.today for a story-ot his arrival in tho far- ws.it thirty-live years, ago. Dr. HMrd luu; history which greatly commends him. to the church Mvhieh ho serves, and (o the people ot-Western faimda. Leaving Toronto in 1S8I, utter n distinguished career lu the ot Toronto. Edinburgh and Li-iozir. from which he received various degrees, ho came to the weal which at that time was with- out any visible evidence of coming im- portance, and imulo a Ions Journey .overland into the trading post at Kd- Imonton. without other expectation than that- he.- would spend his euitre I life as a home missionary of .the i-hurch. His friends believed that he was burying himself alive, but as he had faith, to believe, there has been a resurrection and tin church will con- fer its highest honor on him when it His Story Or. Baird's story is as When 1 first wnv Winnipeg in the 'late summer of ISS1 U was a strug- gling and unkempt town of about 8000 inhabitants with a broad and muddy Irons! for its main street and'a con- Uiiierable share of its business houses i using canvas for walls and for roof. But meagre as its population was. it 'boasted un importance and a spirit [quite out ot-proportion to its size. It i reached its climax tn the winter of 1SS1-S2 was bt'ginniiiK. During the first week of any stay I was the guest for an 'evening in a homo where dur- ing the day the, man of lint family had sold a piece of land which lie had owned foi1 r.iily a few weeks ut an advance of live1 thousand dollars. We talked of little elsty the whole ing. However widely the conversa- tion might roam for a few minutes lie alvays came back to the live thous- and and in imagination spent it over again. H was the beginning of a period of excitement and speen-1 L'itiou in which prodigious fortunes j were made during the winter and lost when Uis boom burst the next spring, j Winnipeg at that time Protestant churches, one Presbyter- inn, one Anglican ;md one Methodist, find although the town had some of the features of the wild ami woolly west, it was a church KOIHK place and the churches were centres of a con- siderable degree of social and relig- ious activity. H was my lot to preach in Knox church on the morning of my first Sunday in town ami to preach in tlie pioneer1 church in Kildonnn on the afternoon of the same day. Tho next Sunday I preached in- St. Andrew's congregation, which was then in pro- cess of being organized ami which was holding its services in the court wooden building on Main Street, not far from where the city hali now stands. There wers at that At the OL'phcuin For tonight and Monday three good acts of vaudeville with some good pictures comprise flie bill at the Or- pheum. Smith and Dunn are clever in and dances. Agness Burr. 3uO pounds of fun. has some good comedy. The four Xelson Continues aiso fur- uish a splendid Sine of entertainment. Don't fail to see this show. At the Empress .Maintaining its record for supply- ing the best Available films i program of features, had no rival within a radius of some live hundred miles; it WHS growing date, twenty Presbyterian ministers the of them being mis- rauidly and the "land which Lynue (a tow sionaries to the Indians. Among the congregations were Jteai Home Defence Eczema Wasli Used in Hospitals How many hospital patients have Emerson, the west side of j the Fled River opposite Emerson, long I since dismantled and Mor-! southed of their frightful itch, ot eyebrows are- growing, her nose and face have assumed their natural ex- pression." Some of our best doctor are Save Your Jlair Wilh Xcwbro's HorpicitK- THE MUNITIONS 'BOARD Ottawa, Hon. R. II. Bluebird Photo- plays presents to patrons of the Em- press theatre tonight "The I screen versiou of one of Booth Tark- 1 fusion's best stories, with .Marie.Wal- 1 camp playing the title role, Juan cle la j who will be remembered for his lartistic work with Miss Walcamp in a previous Bluebird. "Hop. the Devil's Brew" will be the leading; man. and Grace Benham, Antrim Short, Ogtlen Crane. Xsnnine Wright. Robert M. Paul Byron, Church and MAN IS SEWER GAS 1 Hobert Lawlor will be among those in j A-r'Mnn-sP -IAW i-Miss Walcamp's support. George j "The Fin" ran as a popular serial in _id em-1 the Saturday Evening Post and the j Hlginboihami; .-Co, I nlovtdTs a "aborer'in" the c'ity sewer frivolous and flirtatious heroine of the i maintenance department; gave bis life story is an exaggerated, type of girl Unorth- after three o'clock this after-: who believes her personal charms heroic effort to save two were bestowed noon her for the pur- es "'from 'being suffoeat- j pose of ensnaring men's hearts and Springfield, Little Britain. Sel- kirk. High Bluff. Portage La Prairie, j Gladstone and Minneilosa. The Cana-: dian Pacific railway was beginning to make its way westward over the I prairies, but Brandon and other places j born of the railway bad not yet come i the scorching pain of skin disease, by .nto ueillg Kildonan congregation the famous D. D. n. Prescription for j wns gtm umler cure of its eczema, a soothing fluid, washed m i tne Rev. John Black, a powerful by a nurse's hand! .preacher and a wise and tender pjis- A Supervising Nurse fname oi' but nQW years ot nurse and institute on servicei a venerable figure writes regarding a patient: me ins- f h- (1 ease had eaten her eyebrows Knov churchf Winnipeg CanadasBeifSjMitf .WESTERN' MERCANTILE CO., SAM SADOWSKI, PROP. DISTRIBUTOR IN LETHBRIDGE than they speeded the parting guest. Archibald Mnedonatd of. Fort Ellice. hungry for that long untasted luxury, a Presbyterian sermon; W. J. -M e- Lean ot.-Fort Qu'Appelle, firm spfiei- ,niitn of gentleman; Law- Her nose and lips had become cllsng-1 Church Winnipeg had in the reuce Clarke of Fort Curlton. courtly ured. Since the use of D. D, D. her vno. Hardisty of ing D. D. D. right along in their regu- lar practice. Come to us and we will tell you more about this remarkable remedy. ka Your money back unless the first hot-1 U! AT MOOSE JAW Jaw, Sask., May 26. tie relieves you. D. D. D, Soap keeps skin healthy..Ask about it. J. D. Limited. Drug- gists, ment. minister the Rev. James Robertson to become the first Superintendent of us-'! Presbyterian .Missions in Western Canada. He had entered upon his dut- ies with great vigor and although the slow moving Presbyterians looked as- kance on measures whicti disregarded .se and won't" and adapted means to ends under conditions hitherto un- heard of, his practical sagacity and his Lethbridge. J -ioon in a I fellow emolove fed by sewer "gas! The in-o men whom, Hien casting them aside without re- Clenieiits jrent.dojrn into the manhole ;sard for consefjiieaces. to they had been over-: come by gas were George Tozer, for i At Shirland If you wish to get rid of that lone- I some feeling, or are feeling blue, do not fail to see the week end. program at Starland tonight. Edward Abeles in "Brewster's Millions" is ;t treat, and kept the large crowd last night, con- vulsed with laughter. The comedy "Fun at a Ball is another scream, and the Paramount Travel the London centrol office.. GornigHapo, 2463 toils and the Aus- j popular dramatic star, Blanche Sweet .tralia 1.586 tons. -_________ Uvill appear in "Ragamuffin." Brand of London. ;has< been appointed f some years foreman of the depart- bv the miuistef -munitions as an j ment, anti city em- additional member of the Canadian I ployee. Both fne men are -now in the imperial .munitions board to act as j hospital anrl are making good progress representative of -The board in Lon- toward recovery! don Hon Mr. Brand', spent several j _ ireets in Canada last autumn when THREE VESSELS SUNK die munitions board -was being or-1 London, May reports ganized, and-devoted Himself the'British steamer.El Argent ibb. The the'ar-} Italian steamer GornigHano. and the ranzements-for turning out in Canada Italian ship Australia''has been stmk. picture is one of the best yet show munitions of war. He will form the; El Argentino .was tons; the! On Monday and Tuesday the ever- direct link between the hoard at Ot- appcar in orate Lasky production, replete with dramatic action, tense situations and i an earnest and emphatic plea for universal life opportunity. In this great 51is Sr.-eet appears as a waif of the streets., who from a lowly begin- uing overcomes lifes" greatest teuip- I taiions through an inward struggle for i reformation. j In addition to this splendid product- I ion. ther will be an excellent comedy and the best of music. At tlie Majestic The first real musical show of die season to reach here will be John P. Blocuni's production of the Princess Theatre hit "-Xobody Home" which is announced for next Saturday, June 3rd. at the Majestic theatre. Mr. 8locum is one of the most lav- ish producers identified with the Am- erican stage and stops at no expense. His cast includes none but Broadway favorites and as a result his success is always assured. There is a charm to be found in "Xobody Home" that is seldom as- j sociated with musical comedies just j charm of originality. H is so utterly different from tho usual run of such plays, at first the public does not know bow to take it. But that soon '.vears off and it does not take long for everybody to get into j the spirit of the performance the usual result tliat nothing but praise follows. [everybody in this city will be j whistling the music next week and I everybody will he commenting on the I souss, the dances, the girls and the jcotnedy. Anil -what in more every- body will have something to say about the there is a story even if H does get lost in thfi fun anti music as the play progresses. A musical comedy Miat carried a story, that j could be traced to tilt end of tile even-' ting get a Xobfil prize. VINOLIA TALCUM POWDER A PERFECT powder for toilet or nursery. Of inimitable purity and quality, and "British made for British maid and man." Jn addition to ingredients which give it an indescrib- ably refreshing quality, Royal VinoliaTalcum hasa mildly antiseptic action beneficial to a chafed or irritated skid. Put up in two sizes. Other very popular Vinolia Talc-urns arc Bonnie Prince Charlie, Liril aud Vinolia Geranium. All good druggists and stores sell VINOLIA CO, LIMITED London, Paris Toronto 168 CLARIS Concentrated SOUPS Edmonton, full of wise counsel and thonghtfnlnesB. When Edmonton WHS at last reach- ed in the end of October There await- ed the new minister a nicked congre- gation which had Cor its lindens the officers and men of the Hudson's Bay company y, the .Mounted Police, a few government oliicers. ranchers and surveyors, and another element des- tined soon all the others the ready sympathy commended him alike to groups of "homesteaders rich in I put new faith but poor In worldly goods and to I for the country and business men for Disheartened -ministers" face. to 'face fhe4own. who travelling westward in witirthe difficulties 'incident to life "in search of locations had rejected a a new couutri- (myriad prospects that offered fertile The post thai had been assigned to j soil with abundance oE wood and- wa- me before.my arrival in Edmonton jter bofim town, that was t'o whose little' colony of white .people (have a: railway- within.- a year, and had to pushed nearby Rockies asking that a Presbyterian minister advance, be sent to them. The only way of] A Presbyterian congregation was reaching Edmonton thirty-five years I speedily organized, a. meeting place was found in a loft above, a granary anil plans were made for the erection ago u-aa by the aid of horses and as a rule by the use of such horses as could after doing their days work in j of a church the following spring. At carrying or drawing their master, feed (the finst communion service there MORE FLIES THAN Clean to handle. Sold by all gists, Grocers and General Stores. During the -first .were organized a points amid groups whiter services three outlying of newly arrived and lodge themselves. The horse that depended upon pail or'pump for his were- ten'' communicants and it is a pleasure to note that their names are- I Rev. Henry Kenner, a veteran sup-. I crannuatod minister of the Methodist [church, died at Winnipeg. Matthew Loft'nds and- wife oE Halt. fax, were thrown over a cliff in a run- away accident and killed. are Pure Tasty and Invigorating All Varieties CLARK. LIMITiCD .MANUFACTURERS .MONTREAL OSE drinking water, that depended upon a commemorated on a marble tablet in manger for his peck of oats or his the vestibule of the fine building, the armful of hay, that depended upon a third in its history, in which the First comfortable stable for his shelter, was i church, Edmonton, now worships. nf little use in the old days of the j North West. The broncho of uncertain temper or his diminutive brother, the j t-ayuse, was the dependence of the j traveller. The man who carried with i him his household goods, bought a I I train of Red River carts, but for the j voyugeur like myself; .who trayelled j .the Unrig" .was a. buck- i light biit strongffour wheeled j conveya'iice which had.space for car-; ryinir one's tent, cooking I Equipment .and provisions. Disappointed in the companionship! which had been provided arid which j failed at the last moment I hit the trail Cor the West one morning about: the middle of September, the veriest; greenhorn as regards prairie travel and sublimely unconscious of the dan- j that would have prevented even j most "experienced travellers from Fac-1 ing a1 nine hundred miie journey i which except for the first hundred.! guile uninhabited. .Hut by; the goodness of Gcd the way was made j plain. The trail with all its meander-1 ings and branches was never lost. The pitching of a tent single handed came a reasonably simple operation.; Ih'e cooking of supper became a fine art, albeit it was prepared for an appe- tite that required no unusual encour- agement; the steady plodding that conquered the daily quota of leagues was rewarded each day by the sight of new wonders, the season had been i rainy and swollen streams that were topxdeep to ford could only he crossed by improvised rafts; the occasional freighters who were met or passed were, a welcome sight, but there was one dreary interval of four days west 1 of BatUeford during which not a Hlngle human being was encountered. Weeks on Journey Seven weeks were occupied in tlie journey from Winnipeg to Edmonton, although only thirty-one days were spent in actual travel. A week was spent. lit Uattleford. most of it under the hospitable roof of Lieut.-Uovernor while an October snow storm There were opportunities of spending a day or two and holding Bsrvices at the infrequent liay forts and at surveyors' camps] had a welcome for the news of the outside world brought by the yming preacher and most of them a- word of counsel and of warning for the foolhardy adventurer who ed: Providence hy travelling ajoue over unknown (rails in the face of oncoming winter, llecolfection goes buck especially to the Horfes of Ifurt- son'a Ray company's officers who wel- cemwi Uia settlers-and :in '.course of time littlo churches, mostly log buildings, were erected to serve these new co'nimuni-': ties. For six years the. first pastdr continued to minister to a wide re- gion into which immigration poured annual flood, aiui when in course of time he was sumimmfcii to Winni- peg, his- place was taken by the Rev. D. G. McQueen (now Dr. McQueen) who for twenty-nine years nmfd early vicissitudes and later pheiiominal growth, has for himself, a place of rare influence as a religious guide and a promoter of moral in- i tegrity throughout Northerly Alberta, j Have you a small kitchen And have you big meals to prepare, too? Surely that is a double problem worth simplifying right away. You should see what an abundance of cooking you can do on our style fi.S. range in a small corner of your kitchen. The main top has three regular, one giant and one sim- mering burner; and there are two long burners on the oven and' the .broiler. The broiling oven has also a large round burner. That means you can crowd on potsj kettles and pans to your heart's content. And you needn't worry about the gas. Every inch of gas turned on' is earning every cent you pay for it, for McClary burners don't waste, and every bit of heat in the oven does work. No matter how many stoves you may have' seen, you should see McCIary's Style E.S. before you decide. It combines all those features of conven- ience, capacity, com- pactness and good appearance you want for a small kitchen. Ask your nearest dealer to show you McCIary's Style E.S. If he cannot, write to us direct. Toronto Montreal Winnipeg f JW 1 by Hardware Co. V'ncouver St. John, N.B. Hamilton Edmonton Saskatoon ;