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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - November 8, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta , A Twelve-Mile Coulee correspondent reports tho following wonderful yield to the Herald: "We munt congratulate B. R. Tal-'bot on his orou on a pleoe of summer fallow on the n.w. V* of 19-11-21 w. 4th, -two bushels short of 74 bushels of wheat per acre from 31 acres, a total of 2292 bushels, and there are a few odd sheaves dropped In the long stubble that would even up the shortage. "When we remember � that 'Benny' Is only just a farmer, and has taken no Instruction .from any city man or from the department of Agriculture on how to. grow wheat, and has- no costly government seed or ball Insurance premium to pay for out of this crop, we admire Ills nerve in taking upon 'himself the grave responsibility of trying to grow a whole crop alone. "There were,' also about ten acres in tho centre of this piece hammered ho hard by the wind after it came up, 'that it never quite caught up with the rest of the piece, and must have been 20 bushels per acre below the average, at least. Well done, Benny. Any doubting Thomas can get these figures verified with very little trouble. We think it constitutes a record outside of experimental plots. DOLLAR WHEAT MALTA. SOON Calgary, Alta, Nov. 6.-"Wheat is destined to foe stronger. 1 look for dollar wheat In the west." This was the statement of W. H. Moore, secretary of the Alberta Farmers' Co-operative Eflevator Co., Saturday morning. Mr. Moore', in his position as secretary of the big Alberta elevator company, is probably as well informed on wheat values as any one in the west. "Take notice of the quotations on options," Mri Moore continued. "December and May are now selling at about the same figure in Chicago. On Friday the closing quotations at Chicago were 104% for December and 105% for.May. � Usually there is 5 cents difference or tyioreabout between these figures. The fact that they are practically the same at this time leads me to the belief that the professionals in the big American pit anticipate a keen demand in the near future. ." In ' my opinion, the wheat situation is getting to exactly the same status as it was in last fall about this' time, when, foreseeing the demand for flour and wheat, quotations rose to a very high level. I do hot look for the same high prices as pre vailed last year, because of the greal yield, but 1 dp look for dollar wheal in Calgary." ' BRITISH TOMMIES SERVED WITH "PUDDING BA8IN8" London, Nov. 7.-On some parts of the Flanders battlefront tho British army authorities have begun serving out to the men in the. fire trenches steel helmets similar to those introduced by the French. The British helmet is perfectly plain, and not decorated like the French, which has a grenade crest, and a rigid crown. The, British helmet exactly resembles a" pudding basin. It is lined with soft leather, and while light, it, is very warm. The men are said to be delighted with the new equipment because of the added sense of security against splinters, bullets and bomb fragments. AGED GRANDMOTHER 6o Weak She Could Hardly Stand-Made Strong by Vinol Right here ,in Lethbridge we have seen such excellent results from Vinol that it is a pleasure to know it is doing so much'good for old people in other parts of the country. Woodbridge, N.J.-"My Grandma was recovering from the grippe and was so weak she could hardly stand, and as she keeps house for my father and myself, she could not get around at all. She had taken cod liver oil and many,other medicines, but nothing seemed to do her any good. At last we heard of Vinol and tried it, and Grandma commenced to feel better right away and got strong very soon, so she. gets around as well as ever. We all.praise Vinol for it is a splendid xnedicine."Myrtle H, Biinn. The reason' Vinol is so successful in restoring strength to the aged is ibecause of the rare combination of tonic iron, the curative medicinal xtractives of fresh cods' livers, beef eptone and- mild native wine. It supplies iron to the blood, quickens the appetite, aids digestion, promotes 'proper assimilation of food, and enriches the blood, and brings back the strength of renewed .health. -Advertisement. ST. CYPRIAN'S CHURCH BAZAAR -HAT- � McKillop Co. Old Store -ON- Saturday, Nov. 13th .AT 3 P. M; Sale of Fancy Work, Xmas Gifts, Children's Wear, Cooking, and Candy Afternoon Tea and fee Cream will be served. 10% WIIX BE GIVEN TO THE RED CROSS SOCIETY. Mrs. V. E. Green has returned from a three months' visit in Indiana. ..    Mrs. W. P. Roy is leaving tomorrow to visit her brother at Glengarry Ranch near Coutts. Mrs. Wm. Craig, who has been vis-iting Mr. ami Mrs, James Davey, has left lor her home in Calgary. Mrs. T. D. Smith has returned to her home in Coleman', after'spending the past week with Mrs. Wm. Cleary. � .  *  Mr. and Mrs. Darwin Ayres, of Calgary, are spending a few day* in the citv.     Mr. Vernon Dawson,'of Peterboro, is spending a tew days with his sister, Miss Ethel, Dawson.-  . � * Miss Muriel McLeod, of Maclcotl, spent the week-end with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. N. T. McLeod. ,  * * The unmarried members of the I.O. D.E. are invited to make scrap-books at the home of Miss Phillips, 128 14th street, tonight at.8 o'clock. ."    The ladies of the Orange lodge are 'being entertained tomorrow afternoon by Mrs. Campbell, 318 18th street north. �'   .  The Art Department of the Mathes-is club will meet at the home of Mrs. Gibson, 1256 Fourth Ave. S., on Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock.  * *  Members of Dominion Rebekah 'Lodge No. 41, and friends, arc reminded of the social evening to be held at the home of Mrs. \V. A. Sinclair, S05 Oth St. S., Wednesday evening of this week.    The Win One class ot the First Baptist church are holding a measuring social tomorrow evening at the home of Rev. D. Ross, Victoria Mansions, to which the public are cor- aiallv "invited. ,    The St. Cyprian's. Junior W. A. will have a table consisting of dolls' clothing, children's ware, etc., which will be held in connection with the Senior W. A. who are-holding a bazaar in the store lately occupied by H. A. McKillop on Saturday, November. 13. * '��   * � Will the girls of the afternoon class at the Y.M.C.A. call atfi24 Eighth street to pay their fee, as the secretary, Mrs. Craig, will not be at the Y.M.C.A."in" the afternoon? Full particulars may be obtained by phoning 678.  �  The ladies of St. Cyprian's church will hold'their annual bazaar on Saturday, Nov. 13, in McKi.t.op's old store on" Third avenue, instead of Friday, the'12th, as previously announced. Ten per cent, of the proceeds, will be given, to the Red Cross. ... . -.  . o.   The ladles'of St. Patrick's parish are making'great preparations for their Variety, Social, which is being held tomorrow night in the K. of P. Hall. This' social promises to be a success, as .besides cards and dancing, something original and entirely new is promised. Great success attended Mrs. Mark Beard's sale of fancy novelties on Saturday afternoon. As twenty pec cent, of the proceeds are to be given the I.O.D'.E., the Chapter will profit by quite a neat sum. Afternoon tea was served -by,. . Mrs.. DeVeber, Mrs. Downer, Mrs. Williamson; Miss Ash-ton and Miss Dawson on behalf of the Daughters of the Empire. ,; . �  � Recently a son of Mr. Edward. O'Kelly, Canadian Commissioner in Dublin, and; one .of the young Irish officers in the trenches, got leave of absence from the shrapnel zone at the front, and crossing.to England was married there to a Miss Shrapnel. The bride is a relation of the Colonel in' the British army "who invented the shell known by that name. Mr. O'Kelly, the bridegroom, is a Gal-way man, whose home .was formerly near Cooloo.  *  Right Rev. Peter Trimble Rowe, Episcopal Bishop of Alaska, and Miss Rose Fullerton, a trained nurse of Seattle, Wash., were married at high noon on Thursday, Oct. 21st, at St Mark's church, Seattle, by Rev. E. Vincent Shayler. The wedding of Bishop Rowe, whi is one of the most remarkable clergymen the north has ever known, came as a surprise to all his friends. He returned Wednesday night from a nine months' trip that took him by launch up and down Yukon, Koyukuk and Tanana Rivers, bv dog-sled over the snow-covered-tundras as far north as Point Barrow, and thence on the coast guard cutter-Bear to the Asiatic coast. Mrs. -Rowe, nee,Miss Fullerton, has been connected with hospital work for many years.. Shejs a niece of Bishop Pinkhamt Calgary,-Canada. Trinity Parish church, Seattle, knew her for a number of years as an .active worker in the choir and in bovs' activities. Her brother was at one time lay reader at Trinity, and a sister, Dora fullerton, was graduated as a nurse'from a Seattle hospital, She worked:in a missionary hospital at Ketchikan,; for three years, when failing health caused her to return to Seattle. She 'stayed at the home of Bishop and -Mrs; Rowe for some time, and when. Mrs. Rowe became ill acted as companion and nurse to her. She nursed Mj-s:' Rowe up to the time of her deajh in May, 1914.' Bishop Rowe was born in Ontario, and his lirst wife -was Miss Dora Carry, daughter of the late Rev. Dr. Carry,' for imany years a prominent Anglican divine in'Ontario, and sister of Mrs. Alexander J1.'Robertson, of Toronto. . . '. A GRAND EXHIBITION : : OF MAGNIFICENT : : F-U-R-S #7[ Our present Exhibition is the ji most Magnificent Collection of Beautiful Furs we have ever displayed. The surpassing character and individuality of styles are easily discernable. Winter is fast approaching, when Furs are no longer a luxury but an everyday necessity. We have view $15,000 worth of Hudson's Bay on Quality Furs, and are prepared to reserve any Fur set on payment of a deposit until after the Exhibition closes. AN INVITATION We Extend a cordial invitation to all visiting our Fur Exhibition on WEDNESDAY NEXT TO BE OUR GUESTS AT AFTERNOON TEA, which will be served in our Tea Room between the hours of 3 and 5. Watch Wednesday's Herald for Free Piano Announcement The National Council of Women of Canada, as one of the largest bodies composing the National Service Committee, are anxious to support their appeal for the universal Christmas gift for fighting Canadians; therefore the National Council Treasurer has been authorized to ask the local .treasurers to open a fund in their respective cities or towns, such fund to be sent to the National.; Council Treasurer to be handed over by her to the Hon. Treasurer of the National Service committee as the contribution of: the National Council of the Women of Canada. In places where 'Mrs. Henwhaw, �Commissioner for National Service committee is to speak, this fund may he obtained, through- an admission fee or -silver cctlection. Mrs. Hen-�,haw has. also received the appointment of Honorary Captain of the Canadian Expeditionary Force. The National Service committee feel sure that this matter of- a uniform Christmas gift to every man in -the Canadian Expeditionary Force in-the field, will carry a strong appeal, to Canadians throughout the Dominion, and this gift will, at the suggestion of General Alderson, take the form of a wallet of stationary and pencils, suitably engraved. (Stationary is constantly asked for by the soldiers). It is hoped the local councils will call to their aid all their affliliated societies, especially the Daughters of tho Empire, as Mrs. Henshaw is a vice-president of the National chapter. Returns should be in the hands of the National Council Treasurer as near the end of Novemver as possible. The appeal is for 80,000 quarters for 80,000 gifts. The above letter has been received by the local branch of the L. C. of W. Donations may be sent to the treasurer Mrs. F. W. Downer, 1276 Third Avenue, South, til! the end of November.  '   HARPER-ROME A pretty wedding took place on All Saints' Day, November 1, at Christ Church Cathedral, when the Lord Bishop of Cil.umbia, assisted by the Very Rev. Dean Schofield, united in marriage Lieut. Kenneth Harper, JR. N.C.V.K., eldest son of Mr. and Mrs; J. F. Harper, of Christchureh, New Zealand, to Marjorie Cecilia Baker, onlv daughter "of the late Mr. -An-Jxc'w Rome, and Mrs. Rome. Ttoe bride entered the church at 12:30 o'clock on the arm of Mr. Richard Jones, her uncle, who gave her away. She "was simply gowned in a white satin en train, trimmed in chiffon, and wore a real lace vsil, fastened cap-shape with orange blossoms. She carried a bunch of bridal roses. The groom's gift to the bride was a diamond and ruby ring. The bridesmaid, Miss Troup, looked very well in Pale pink taffeta and silver transparent hat, of same shade, with violets, while she also carried roses. Little Evelyn Hamilton, the other bridesmaid, was a dainty picture in pink chiffon and silver cap, \with rosebuds in her hand. Gold bar pins were given by the groom to the bridesmaids. The mother of the bride wore a black satin gown, trimmed with sequins and fur. Mrs. Blaiklock, aunt of the bride, looked well in dark blue taffeta and fur. Lieut. C. N. Dunsford, of the Victoria Independent Squadron B.. C. .Horse, supported the groom in a capable manner. . After the services at 'the church, the bride and the groom motored to the family" residence, MosS street, where a reception was held and where the numerous and lovely presents were admired by all. Lieut, and Mrs. Harper left in the afternoon for Vancouver, for a short honeymoon. The bride's travelling costume was a navy blue herring-bone, coat and skirt, smart hat and cross fox . furs.-Victoria Colonist. Admits That He Murdered Two Edmonton,' .Alta., Nov. 7.-Otto Buschner, the Fort MeMurray pelf-confessed 1 double murderer, shot and killed himself while, resisting arrest at three o'clock on Friday afternoon, at Cache. 20, on the A. & G.W. Railway, 15 miles northwest of Lac La Blsche. The news reached the city late yesterday_ afternoon. Letters found on Buschner -body, addressed to his wife, contained the- confession that 'he not only murdered H: J: Mc-Colley, the. sheriff's bailiff at Fort MeMurray, but also a man named Rels, who went-to the Fort MeMurray district from Manville, east of Edmonton, in. October of last year. BubcIi-her afterwards set the shack on fire in an attempt to hide the evidence of his crime. The announcement that the bones of more than one man had , been round in the shack was made i several day* ago, but it was not until the Mounted Police read the confession, of Buschner that the identity of the second man was established. SPECIAL NOTICE To The Members of 39th Battery Ou and after October 25th, every member of the above battery will be welcome at my | studio, to sit for a high class portrait, any style. -'-�-�, ' ABSOLUTELY FREE j Don't fail to take advantage | of this offer. :� ; r A. EVLYN SMITH HIGH CLASS PORTRAITURE Studio 906 Third Avenue S. Next to Baptist Church Dr. Clark Gives Another Son You Can Stop Drinking ' . You had better stop .at once, or you will lose your job. Every line of business is closing its doors to "Drinking" men. It may be your turn next. By the aid of ORRINE thousands of men., have been restored to lives of sobriety and industry. We are so sure that ORRINE will benefit you that we say to you that if after a trial" you fail .to get any benefit from its use, your money will be refunded. ,1: ,,; ORRINiE is for home use, thus making loss of time at a sanitarium unnecessary. Costs only $1.00 per box. Call at our store and get a free sample o-so 'lu SHRDLTJ BTAOIN 'booklet on ORRINE. Red-Cross Drug & Book Co., Ltd., Third avenue S., druggists. . The blades of a Louisiana inventor's electric fan are surrounded i>y a guard to break up UM 4krrent8 of air they ereatfb New Zealand Made Bad Spec, in Wheat Ottawa,, Ont,-When the government of New Zealand went into the business of buying, wheat in Canada; it got "stung.". A million bushels' were ordered, and nine hundred hou-sand of them are in the Montreal elevators  still. - The: balance has been shipped. The unfortunate part of the affair for New Zealand, is that it paid a high price (aroutid |L50), and that since then .the market has fallen,'and while the wheat- bought on the account of -that' government is "still in store in Montreal, this season's crops in New Zealand are large.; The grain was to be delivered in. the spring. It was delivered. The shipments were to beat such times as New Zealand decided. It asked that a hundred. thousand bushels be sent over, and they were sent. As to what is to bo one with the balance it is up to. the government of. the Commonwealth to say. *� � Calgary, Alta., Nov. '8.-^-Who"suo.ulii stroll into the recruiting office of the 89th Battalion ' Saturday , byt Dr. Michael Clark, M!P;ffor ': Red DeerJ right hand man to Sir ^Vilfrlu L-aur-ler, 'and with him a grave, quiet, earnest well set up boy, 'andunother smaller, muscular; active 'aitd^ older young man. Aid. T. A. P. Frost, who seems naturally to have^graVitatied- to/die recruiting end of tlje 89th", "where lie has greater scope for.,-the .display- of ibis histrionic;, abilities, ? recognized - 'Red Michael" in an instant... ..u..' "What you, too,' Dr.?" he asked: Speaks to Members of Battery on j Patriotism Splendid sermons on "Patriotism,^.*' were delivered by Rev. J. H. 'Eflmj-V4 son of Toronto, general secretary plt-f the Mission Board, of the Presbyterr/: ian church, in Knox and St.- Andrewi�. churches,-yesterday �' 'J.r 3 In the morning at Knox, ltey� 'Mr;'�-ISdmisoii preached an inspiring*se^i