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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 29, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta November .1972 TTTF, DAILY HEK AM PRICES CREAM BAKING POWDER A pure, healthful, Cream of Tartar Baking Powder When buying an article of food you are entitled to know exactly what you are buy- quality and ingredients. If this information is refused don't buy it. Some of the low grade baking powders are advertised, but the ingredients of the powders are scrupulously concealed. A housekeeper would not use a baking powder containing alum if she knew it. It is well when buying to examine the label on the tan. Unless it shows the ingredient cream of tartar, don't buy it. Dr. Price's baking powder is absolutely free from alum. HERR WEBBER SAYS TWO COUN- TRIES ARE CLOSER TO. GETHER THAN EVER Edmonton, Nov. is not the remotest danger oC war. between Germany and Great Britain. We are closer today than ever. I have no patience with the war gossips of a B-ritannico-Germanico embroglio. It 'can not be in this age." Herr Webber, court councillor of Leipzig, Germany, and owner arid publisher of the Illustrated Zeitung, said this here today in announcing i that a hundred prominent bankers, manufacturers and merchants will visit Edmonton next June on a. tour of Western Canada. "At home and abroad I am an ad- vocate of an international comity that makes for business Herr Webber added, "and 1 believe that Canada can be made a link for uniting Great Britain and Germany more closely in friendship. Canada has many claims. "I believe that Germany could pro- fitably share 'with Great Britain and Canada in the development of the country. There are vast opportuni- ties for German manufacturers, owing to the youth of the Dominion and the rapid development of the coast and prairie provinces and the opening of the Peace River -country to the north. "The party of German business men coming to the Canadian west next summer is prepared to invest several millions of dollars in new enterprises and some of this money undoubtedly will find its way into Edmonton. The people here impress me as being alert, progressive and enterprising. They have faith in their city and the fullest confidence in the country. Nothing can stop their progress There are now over 150 notices of inquiries of the Ministry, motions for j production of official papers, resolu- tions, and bills by private nwmburs, etc., in the Commons. TO KEEP IT FOR THE Clever Woman Starts Agitation to Have Legislature Buy Old Edmonton Fort TO ENCOURAGE POULTRY INDUSTRY Ethnonton, Nov. Arthur Murphy, president of the Women's Canadian Club of Edmonton, is at the head of a movement to briny be- fore the provincial legislature, which 1 meet here next spring, a plan for taking steps to preserve for the peo pie the buildings known as Fort ttd- monton, and occupied by factors and traders of the Hudson's Bay company, organized in 1670. These buildings have been used by the department of works of Al- berta for storage and office purposes, "hut Mrs. Murphy says, "that the parliament buildings, costing have been completed and opened, there no longer exists any valid reason why the fort should not be restored and kept as a memorial the days when it was known as 'the of The original fort was owned by the North West Fur Company and built in the latter part of the 38th century by J. Hughes, M. Shaw and J. McDonald, of Garth. It was known as Fort des Prairiee and sometimes as Fort, in 1805. Later, it was, called Fort Augustus. There is no authentic record of the exact date when the 'Hudson's Bay company built Its fort in Edmonton, but it had I one as early as 1S05, when Donald McDonald was in charge. It was a small and comparatively unimportant Edmonton, Nov. Duncan .Marshall, minister of agriculture for Alberta, has placed an order with a firm in Montreal for a thousand pure- bred Barred Plymouth Hocks, Hhode Island Reds, Buff Orp- ingtons and White Wyandottes for delivery early next spring to the provincial poultry farm in Edmonton. The birds are solely for breeding purposes. Stock and eggs will be deliv- ered to farmers and poultry growers direct from the ex- perimental farms in various parts cf the province. It is expected that several thousand high 'grade birds will be added to the Hocks during the coin- ing year. Mr. Marshall believes the best way to encourage the industry is to assist the form- ers. post at this time, for the main post of the Hudson's Bay company wag at Dogrump Fort, near St. Paul de Metis. These t'wo companies were amalga- mated in 1821. At this period, the Hudson's Bay company was in char of iM. Bird, who named the new po Fort Edmonton after his birthplace England Mr. Bird was retired fro service, and the new fort placed the charge of John Rowand, a nati of Quebec, associated with the Nor West Fur -who 'built th house known as "Rowand's named because it consisted of thn storeys. This was the first sky sera er of the province of Alberta. Ro and died in Edmonton. He was "I 'factor of the post" and on his1 deat bed commanded that his bones be i terred in. Quebec. It may interest tl curious to know that his order carried out to the letter, the flesh fir being removed from the bones by th process of boiling. Rowand's successors as chief fac ors were, in turn, Messrs. Sinclai Christie, Swanson and Hard is t; "Rowand's Folly" was razed in 1ST by Chief Factor .Hardisty, who bui what became known as the "Hi House." This residence was destro; ed by fire ten years ago. Many notable men visited the pos at Fort Edmonton 'from time to time one of the most interesting bein Captain Palliser, who was sent out i 'by the British government t study the conditions in Western Can ada .with a view to considering it pcssibility as a home for white peo pie. Mrs. Murphy's plan is to either hav. the decayed logs replaced or to re build the structure in the same man ner and in the same dimensions, ing, wherever possible, the origina materials. The massive timbers ii the assembly hall, which 'were whij: sawn and bewn with broad axes, an still in good condition. The clamps anil bolts which fastened the shutters to the windows, and the ponderous locks and keys, winch weigh a poum ouch, are yet in the building. The cellar, where the honorable company of gentlemen stored their wines, is still preserved u-nd the brick powtlei house was until recently used by the government as a rabbit-hutch. "In requesting the legislature to reserve these Mrs. Murphj said, "we nee-el fct-1 no diffidence not cffcr any apology. The fort is pro- vincial property and as citizens of Al- berta we look to our representatives to seo that it is preserved, and if no- cessary, properly restored. "Wo have oomo a long 'way since then but the remains of the old fort wo have with us still, and I 'believe the members of the legislature people in general will agree with mo that its history Is of sufficient interest and value to bo preserved as a central landmark of ihe capital city of the province of Alberta." LEGS CUT OP Prince Rupert, Nov. Kingston, 0. T. P. employee In the railroad yards here, cra'wleil under a train yesterday to lake shelter from flying recks following a big blast on an excavating contract. The I rain started up and cut off both bis legs. Ho died a foiv hours Inter. The Bentley Quality Costs Least in the Long Run Saturday Shoppers will find Interesting Values in the Space Below Remarkable Values in a few lines Comforters, each Filled with white cotton, covered with Silkoline 72 x 78 inches; medium weight. Bedspreads 95c Medium weight, white damask, various designs, hemmed and laundrled ready for use, 25c Navy Flannel 15c yard 27 inches wide, good quality, just enough cot- ton to prevent shrinking. 15c Children's Hair Ribbon lOc yard Pure silk Taffeta Ribbons, all the colors of the rainbow.. Corsets Popular makes, made of strong coutll. closely fitting, two and three sets of sup- porters attached. All sizes. Women's Sweater Coats Heavy iveave ..assorted colors, military collar, single breasted, with pockets and colored buttons; All sizes. Hand Bags 50c Of Seal Grain Leather, mostly black, other shades navy or green; moire lined, coin purse; metal or coined frames. IN Our Shoe Department Tables piled high with winter siioes, for men, women, and children, at much less than regular price, in this great clearance. Come tomorrow and "save. Men's to Shoes The Famous .McPherson and Miilr Shoes, gun metal, calf, and vici kid. to i5 Shoes Black or tan, gun metal or patent, Women's to Shoes Patent button, vici kid and gun metal, buttoned or lace. These values can not be excelled at J5. Women's and House Shoes Comfortable house slippers, three button strap. Women's and Shoes tan oxfords, JlcPherson make. Children's Shoes TAN CALF BLUCHERS McCall Patterns December Magazines how in Stamped Linens FOR CHRISTMAS FANCY WORK .Never has this store stood a more splendid ar- ray of Cushion Tops, Side Board Covers, Table Centres, and other fancy linens, such as travelling aprons ,etc., all can be worked into useful and attractive gifts. Wools of All Kinds Single and Double Berlin, Eider Wools, She t lands, Scotch Fingering Yarns, etc Edmonton, Nov. Deady and Henry Adder of Edmonton, Brought the first bull moose of the season to this city yesterday. They 'bagged" two big animals near Atha- basca, 100 miles north of here, after a fight. Deady brought his moose moose's brain and ended the battle. Later Deady was successful with a long shot at another moose. The hunters refused offers of substantial amounts for the heads, which are well farmed and carry widely-spread ant- lers. They report big game plentiful iu the north country. ELEPHANT WRECKS TOBACCO STORE Paris, Nov. elephant paid a her husband, and said she heard bur- glars. JM. Vaux got out of bed anil picked up a revolver. Just then the trunk and head of an s elephant appeared through the wall, most of which fell on Mme. Vaux, "j and husband and wife, in their night fj attire, climbed out of a "at the back and disappeared. The elephant! which had escaped f from a circus proprietor, had bees' -1 friglitcned by a god, and los't his r temper with a carrot liumg outside visit to a tobacco shop near the Qarcjtlic tobacco shop as a sign, because dc Lyon at three o'clock yesterday (if, was painted tin and was not good its foot and attacked the men. After mixing furiously for several ninules. Adder drove :i bullet Into the M. and Mine. Vaux were sleeping in! the outer four of those. He then lol- tlieir bedroom on tin.1 ground HOOIM lowed his keeper quietly enough to just behind the is also a'the circus, where he performed "in Mme. Vaux the night. Herlin Council has secured an op- inn Of on Ihr Howman hnU'l properly on King street for a site on which to build a new city hull. WHEN CHURCHILL COMES TO CANADA. First Lord of the Admiralty one of the Umpire's problems. No 1HM _ _ 1 _ _ _11_ Jt Tt's paste juc.ss no dirty work when you use this wonder-working polish. IOc.-STOVE POLISH-lOc. ready to use nnd gives ii brilliant, lasting, slunc with n few rubs. I ;