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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 31, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta _- IMade Has Proved Its Wear For 16 years, RUBEROID Roofing has withstood extremes of heat and cold on the roofs. For 16 years, RUBEROID has been the standard and is today recognized as the only'perfect roofing material. It is rain and snow and practically indestructible. Write for samples and prices. The oldest and best prepared Roofing PIONEER LUMBER YARDS Lethbridge, North Lethbridge, Bow Island, Taber, Milk River Granum, Claresholm, Nanton, High River, Carrnane-av %f i indicating By To Fight Forest Fires By Use of Wireless Forest Resources of Rocky Mountain Plateau Spoka'ne, Wash., May timber cruisers in the inland empire [declare the time is not far distant jwhen "C. Q. D." messages will be [flashed by wireless telegraph as a solution of the problem of scientific j fire fighting in the forests of Washing j ton, Oregon, Idaho, Nevada, Montana when oven is ready for California> and British .Columbia, oufc contain more than How a Sask-alta thermometer earns its money. WHY AM I ILL? HOW TO TELL every cold .Affect your back, cause] a feeling of chilliness, followed by disturbance of the kidney action. Does the vae of spirits, tea or beer excite the kidneys Are you easily worried and annoyed over trifles? Are the feet and hands cold Circulation bad Do the feet and legs swell? la there puffineas under the eyes? Do you have rheumatism, poor eyesight, headaches and backaches? Is there gravel or any unnatural action of the kidneys? If you have any of the above symptoms roar kidneys are either weak or diseased, aid these symptoms are warnings of more erioua troubles to follow; Bright's Disease, >iabetes or Dropsy. TWENTY YEARS TO GET CASH i wc contain more than Whatever you do, whatever you think peeping j acres of standing timber, the pairoll-, your disease w, look well to your kidneys mg of which costs the panies aad the United com- >s forest By showing on its face what c-------- UU.JLCU cuiuea joresi in tne QVen. By Saving service hundreds of thousands of dol- heat. By substituting Jlars a year' ill.addiition lo th; o {mous expense involved in consiruct- Certainty for Chance i and maintaining- the government's I lines of communication. in baking results. range thermometer was tested for six months before one range was sold. "Sask-alta" thermometer is to the housewife what the compass is to tha ship captain. Lumbermen in Spokane -ay that j more timber is destroyed annually by fires than is cut by the saws, and add if some adequate protection could be {devised'the standing- timber in the 'Northwest would last for centuries. They have numerous state and inter- state organizations, the largest being the Pacific North-west Forest London Toronto, Vancouver, St. Hamilton, Caljfary LETHBRIDGE AGENTS Stafford-Agnew Co. If you live out of town .write us." CLARESHOLM NEWS f Real estate agents are busy, these May ami Mrs. Felix have had the misfor- tune to lose their little aged G years. T. W. Quayle, the popular-editor of The Review, has -brought his wife and family here and got settled'down in his new home. Mr. Lyon, architect of Edmonton. has submitted plans which have been accepted for the a-ddition to tha school, which will double it in size. The base ball season opens here next week. The manager is in Gran- um today-drawing up the schedule of fixtures. days. The company of Jeanne Russell, tion aod Conservation Association, a timber., lands in the sis western states at the first sign of anything wrong, Give them just the aid they require in Doan's Kidney Pills, the Great Quaker Kidney Medicine, and see how well and fit you feel if ter even a few doses. Mrs. 0. Warren, Radisson, Sack., I was troubled with-very pains in my back for yean. I tried everything I could think of bat they did me no good. A friend told me about Dean's Kidney Pills and after taking two boxes, I have not been troubled since." Price 50 cents per box, or 3 boxes for at all dealers or The T. Milboia Co Limited, Toronto. Li ordering specify "Doan'a." Mrs. Robert G.Ingersoll Will Get Her Husband's Fee from Davis Estate at Last Boston, May a further appeal is taken, Eva Ingersoll, wid- ow of the late Kobert G. Ingersoll, secure and interest from [the estate of Andrew C. Davis, of Bu'tte, Mont., as bills brought by certain heirs" seeking another ac- counting of the Davis' estate were dismissed today by Judge Putman in the .United States circuit court. The litigation over the Davis' estate has extended over -nearly 20 years. Col. Ingersoll was counsel for several of the contesting heirs of the will, and obtained a compromise. Before he wjis paid for' his services he died and the suit was entered by his wid- ow .to secure his fees. The award was but Her- bert G. Cummings, of Ware, Mass., and Ellen S. Conni, of Summers, Conn., heirs of the Davis' estate, brought, bills- in equity claiming that they had been discriminated against in the courts. The bills were dismissed today. MONEY TO LOAN We haye now secured an almost unlimited capital to be placed on Lethbridge property. Pay us something like what you are paying in rent and the property soon becomes yours quarterly; or half-yearly payments to fourteen years little over 6 per cent. THE EMPIRE LAND CO; Real Estate Brokers, Financial Agents, Notary Publics OttBbck Phone 394 da and- Montana and about 000 acres in British Columbia. Of the rfederation of fire protective leagues in Washington, Idaho, Oregon Mon- tana and California, headed by Al- bert L. Flewelling of Spokane. This organization has hundreds of men. in its but their means of com- munication are not extensive enough cover the vast areas, the result being that much of it is unprotected. The advocated by R. H. Arm- strong, an expert operator, is to es- tablish a system of signal boxes and -teach forest rangers the code, that with the first alarm they could locate the blaze and summons assistance be- fore the fire gained much headway. DRY DOCKS FOR PORT ARTHUR the This would eliminate the cutting off communication by fires destroying the poles and trees falling across the wires. Probably the inpst mportant thing is the saving of "life. Every year, since 1870, an average cf fifty persons have been burned ;to death in the United States in forest fires, making a total of nearly one housand lives sacrificed to the flames vhich might have been prevented. Armstrong maintains that the chief reason for the speed of the fire is after a blaze has been discovered a long .time elapses before the alarm can.te sounded and aid summoned the flames. Many' of the concerns have considered using tel- jephone lines for connecting camps I of forest rangers, but this was. given which "played "Charley's Aunt" last evening was a very good one above the average that visits town. At ClareshoTrn, to Mr. and Mrs. D. P. Williams, a daughter to Mr. and Mrs. 3Tick Taitinger, a daughter. The father of Dr. WaJlwin is here from the East on a visit to his son. He picked -up a piece of land last year on which he- paid and the other day he passed it on to an- other for No wonder he back again looking for snaps. the WwJd J. W. McLaughlin, of High River that' they W0uld was here yesterdav on busiess. I USeleSS of the time' The11' j too, it was found that in many tim- j ber tracts the country is so rugged land the standing timber so heavy it (would be almost impossible to stretch acres'-are owned by pri- vate corporations and individuals, who maintain expensive organizations to protect them. In the state of Ida- ho, which has more than feet oi standing timber in its five northern counties, -the fire protection accociations working with the state have reduced the losses greatly, but it.cost last year more than or.about two and three-quarters cents an acre to patrol the acres. The association fought 500 great and small fires in the last three yearsr The: Washington Forest Fire asso- ciation employed, between 600 and 700 extra -men in addition to its .75 pa- and prevent fires in the Western part of the-state last year, and there, were: as many more at work in the eastern and north central por- tions. The logging and lumbering in- dustry is the. largest and most" impor- tant in the state, and as the area of logged-off land is increasing con- stantly, the fire hazard is becoming greater every year. This is also the .condition in other western states. 'The problem of forest protection is one of vital interest to the western lumbermen, as well as those are only-indirectly connected -with..: the in- dustry. The chief payroll :of: the Pa- and Northwestern States comes as is evidenced "by Port: Arthur, Ont., May Arthur is to have the biggest Iry dock and ship-building plant on the "Cana- dian side of the- Great Lakes. An agreement was. signed tod.vv be- half of the city with a new company known-as the Western Dry Dock and Ship Building composed principally of Cleveland capitalists and including A. F. Bowman of South- ampton, .who is representing them in the negotiations -here. The agreement calls for the construction, equipment and of a dry dock capable of receiving the largest vessels on the .Great Lakes, and a ship-building plant capable of building such vessels The plant will" employ 300 men from the start. That number will be in- creased to at least while it is expected that it will .ultimately grow into the biggest industrial enterprise of its kind on both sides of the Great Lakes. Money Saved is Money Earned The New Lumber Company Can yon money and save you worry .by supplying that will give perfect satis- faction. .Try them with .your next order. Jutt across the track in the North Ward SHOT .HIS DAUGHTER AN ELECTRIC HAIR CUTTER Terrible of a-Prominent Amer- ican in Paris Paris, May night David Henderson, a native of New York, shot his daughter Vera dead jii a Parisian cafe and then committed suicide. Mr. and Mrs. Henderson and family arrived in Paris from the United States on Monday .last and since ar- riving they had 9ccupied apartments at 29 Rue The tragedy has The Alberta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THB MARKET. Lots North of the Railroad anil West ofVntiiiiterU. FROM EACH TERMSEASY One-third cash, one-third 6 months, balance 12 months. per cent, per annum Mm U, a wire line. However, the forest service has built hundreds of miles of telephone lines and cut trails through the big government forests in Idaho, Wash- ington, Montana and other Western states, where it also maintains pa- trols. These were found of good use j during the fires- of 1SG7 ISGG. Lui the fact as paid in wages annually, in the mills, yards M -n n and camps of Washington, whicK give at Datois....Tlw tragedy employment to from to: a most pamful impassion men, while the states of Oregon, Ida- ho, MontiSfua and California pay as large areas were burned ever as the result of the fires gaining great head- way before they could be located by the range riders. One thousand acres of virgin timber much more. Of the total wages paid by; manu- facturers in Idaho more than 50 per cent, is disbursed by saw and plan- ing mills, while one third of the capi- tal invested in factories iu; the state is in lumber mills and lumber repre- sents one-third of the total manufac- tured product, including in the latter the output of the Coeur d'Alene min- es, which cSntribute about 40 per cent, of the total lead production of This is also true of Oregon and Montana. Most of the big tracts in the "five states and British Columbia are sit- uated far from the centres of popula- tion and communication between these distant points, except along the American colony. Henderson was rich, popular, but eccentric, and of- ten-despondent. It is-thought to have been a fit of temporary insanity. in Western Washington was destrov- these'distant points, except ed last year, when the season was railroads, cannot be had quickly __ ins to the rutrffedncss of the cot and southeastern British a? so heavy. This comparatively a light one for fire losses, and the losses in eastern Ore- gGTj, northern Idaho, western Montana northeastern Washington, Califoria Columbia enormous waste ol property and sometimes loss of life can be prevented to a large extent, it is believed, by the employ- ment of the wireless telegraph for reporting them as soon as they start and calling for assistance from- all tides. There are more than acres of standing timber in Washing- ton, Idaho, Oregon, California, Neva- ing to the ruggedness of the country and many believe the installation of the wirelass telegraph will be the means of averting at least part of the heavy losses that follow in the, flames started through carelessness and ne- glect every sa'mmer, and it is likely they will give the plan a.trial before the close of DOWT WAMT TO RETURN PROPERTY Constantinople, May ing received .here today from Almna. The Motlerns are resenting being compelled to .make restitution of property stolen front Armenians. MEMBERSHIP INCREASED Encouraging Reports Presented at Methodist District Meeting Rev." J. M. Harrison, chairman of this district, returned Saturday af- ternoon from a district meeting at The reports showed con- siderable increase jh membership and about increase in missionary giv ings! New' fields were organized at Meadow Creek, (Rolling Prairie and Royal Collieries. Si xnew men will be needed for this district next year. Dr. Daly of Granum asked for a year's leave of absence and will make his home at Nanaimo, B. C: Messrs. D. Austin, Geo. Heighes Grown, Marr and Grady were ap- pointed delegates to conference. Rev.- W. A. Lewis wns- appointed ministerial delegate; to the station- ing committee and Her, A.A.Lytle the statistical secretary. -Rev. R. E. Fin- lay was reelected secretary of the dis- triat. _ Messrs. Taylor, Peat and Carleton were received as' candidates" for the ministry. Revs. Bosom worth, Cook, Waggct and Parrott were re- porte-d Some changes in the local work will come np for ratification at conference Chicago, May man who cute his own hair is going to have an existence outside of the comic papers. Felix Brown, of Chicago, a member of the National Electric Light asso- is the of the new thought in hirsute removal, and when the "-organization of -scientists meets in convention at Atlantic City the first week in June, the appliance will be tri.ed ia public for the first time. The "inventor confesses that he 4s not. too- sanguine as to the general into which the self-cutting-hair machine may come, but rather con- trived the device for his own amuse ment and to illustrate ttr the extent to which electricity may be applied. Already- there is the electric mas- sage, and the electric razor, which re- quires no motion of the hand but sim- ply buzzes all the beard off a gontle- man who is inclined to take his ease about his shaving. The ..hair-clipper is attached to a wire, the other end of which can be fitted into a soclcel of any electric lamp, and then oper- ated at a fast or slow speed, accord- ing to the wishes of the hair cutter and the topographical peculiarities of the head to be shorn. A feature is the ability, to notch the clip for a shorl or long cut. The convention is expected to get _even greater enter- tainment from" this exhibition than is anticipated from the reading of the most important papers on the techni- cal future of the force. This machine will be only one of the thousands of novelties to be shown at jYouug'a Pier, Atlantic City, as evidence of the growth of the electrical industry, and its unlimited _ possi- bilities. An interesting program.has been outlined "to follow: the call to order which will be given by the pres- ident of the association, -Mr. W. C. L. Eglin, of Philadelphia. Three thou- sand members cities will be on hand to of interest not alon to themselves but to all America, as well. FIRE AT ABERNETHY "Abernethy, Sask., "May 29.-rTha Tempei-ance Hotel was burned down- early this morning. A strong wind was blowing and the flames them the Beaver Lum- ber Company's office, a frame store, and McCutcheon's implement shed. The Bank of "Hamilton' was also, bad- ly damaged. The loss totals and .little insurance. Our Ad. Oath PHcei in HARDWARE We are giving bargains every day, and the public at large are just waking up to that fact. Here's a flier on Nails. PRICES Common 3.66 Nails 4 5 6 Wire Finishing Nails 11. 3.40 3.35 3.30 3.25 3.25 4.30 4.15 4.05 3.90 3.85 M 3 Don't Forget ovr Mail Order Department. We ship the goods the same day at the order ii received. C. W. GRAY ?f ;