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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - October 9, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta WftfTncsflay, Oetobci* 0,15)12 MAGIC BAKING POWDER " iKlNG WDER MADE IN CANAD/V ? "fl- *  � ? THURSDAY  A pubHc holiday hiivlng been declared for tomorrow from ton till four o'clock, the banks will not bo open for business ivl nny time during the day. hBK BEARING ON THE CONTEST WHETHER COWMISSION GOVERNMENT BECOMES EFFECTIVE ON PASSING LEGISLATURE LetlibrldRe will have a new city charter nflur the next session of the provincial legislature. Will it provide for an early election ot the three city conimissloncr.s taking tlicir scats, or will it be a year belorc the commission form ot government goes into effect, leaving the council to be elected in December in charge during 1913 ? That is a, phase of the commission government iliscussion which will have to be settled while tlio council has the matter under consideration during the next two or three weeks. 'It is a matter of more than a little public importance as the decision will have a direct bearing on the municipal elections n December. It the chatter is prepared with a clause making it possible to elect the com- missioners immediately it becomes . law, it will mean that the council elected in December will have to resign after sitting only for a tew monllis, following an election in which the commissioners wilt be elected. Seen by the Herald this morning City Solicitor Hall stated that cither course was open, and ho would leave it to the cotincil to decide whqn the general discussion of the charter undertaken next week. SEHLERS ARE POURING IN "Immi(!;ration to Canada this year is heavier t^han ever before," said .Joseph Poison, of the Immigration department, to the Herald this morning;, "and the increase in the number ot American settlers is the feature ot the year's work. The first nine months eclipses the records of other years. The surprising feature is that we arc getting so many settlers from the western States.' Washington in particular is sending large numbers, the movement through Spokane being surprising." Mr. I'olson is in the city in connection with the Dry-Farming Congress. The olhcials ot the department are taking a great interest in the movement, and consider it line publicity for Western Canada. Hundreds of Am-" cricans will visit the congrcsn, rid they cannot help but return to their homes with a good impression of the Canadian west. J. Bruce Walker, commissioner ot iinnrigration at Winnipeg, will he one of the visitors in the city during congress week. He is now on a tour ot the West. Speaking of agricultural conditions in the West generally Mr. Poison said that the West had had one of its best years and would be able to start the new year in a very prosperous condition. Threshing is well advanced in Manitoba, but rather backward in Saskatchewan and in Northern Alberta. A lot'of Pirain is moving out ot Southern AUjerta and, the railways are already taxed to mcrt th� demands of the grain shippers. However, he said that he had not heard much comrplaint ot car shortage, especially in Manitoba, where grain is moving freely. THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD MILADI �OITIO BY 'tHV ^HONHl eme*, 1im i:-:> MmM� Her Royal HlghneM The PRINCESS PATRICIA MISS NEALE IN THE FIRST PLACE JUMPED FROM FOOT OF POLL TO TOP IN TWENTY-FOUR . HOURS TO ENTERTAIN THE DELEGATES MR. N0UR8E WILL HEAD NEW COMMITTEE IN CONNECTION WITH CONGRESS The sentence of death ot John Cum-Tnlngs, wife murd-arer, of Montreal, has been commuted on the plea ot insanity. At a meeting of the Uoard of (Control of the Dry Farming Congress j last night, C. G. K. Noiirse was a'p-pointcd chairman of a new committee, to be known as the entertainment committee. This committee will relieve the accommodation and entertainment committee, H. ,J. Goode, chairman, ot the entertainment of the is I delegates to the congress. Twenty-fivo volunteers will aid Mr. Noursc in the duties of the committee, which promise to be very onerous, while 75 cadets have volunteered their services to act as escorts and guides during the week. They will be detailed as squads each in charge ot a non-commissioned olliccr, and will be on duty at the grounds and to meet all trains during the week. MURDERER IS INSANE At noon today the voting in the Queen con teat etood: IMss Audrey Neale........450 MiM Eda Hatch .........420 Mil* Luetic EcKetorm ____380 Rcgina, Oct. 9.-John Theil, murderer ot William Parkin, who has been sought by the police tor ten days, gave himself up this morning. He was Insane, though not vioient, and when ordered by the police to throw up his hands, surrendered immediately. Good Home-Made Bread Your baking will be successful It you use White Swan Yeast Cakes. Makes light, sweet and wholesome bread. If your grocer hasn't got It (6 cakes at 5c) send us his name and ask for free sample. White Swnn Spices & Cereals, Limited, Toronto, Ont. WHEN MADE WITH ELLISON'S "OUR BEST" FLOUR After searching everywhere this old lady at last tried our flour. Her experJonco Is summed up in the word "delicious." Yo>n' verdict will bo the same. Try a sack today-II saves trouble, time, money and temper. It Is the careful housewlfo'o frleiui. Ellison Milling and Elevator Co. MILLS AT LETHBRIDGE, RAYMOND ^ND MAGRATH The spirit ot competition was evidenced tor the flret time today in the voting contest for the Queen of the In ternational Dry-Farming Congress, when MlsB Audrey Neale jumped Into the lead sevoral votes. The voting has scarcely begun and when the votes count into the thousands It is expect ed there will be something Interesting In the contest. In at least four important functions the reigning Queen will evoke her royal prerogatives in connection with the Congress and without doubt the part that the young lady and her maids ot honor will play will be long remembered by the honored guests ot the week. The Coronation The Queen will reign at the Terpst fete next week Thursday night and will then bo formally recognized and receive her crown at'the hands ot His Worship Mayor Hatch , who, oddly enough is the father of one ot the pop ular contestants tor honors. The court of honor will preside over the Terpsltete for the evening. The Woman's Board of the Congress will give a theatre party at the open ing performance of Billee Taylor at the Majestic Theatre at which the Queen of the Congress and her maids of honor will be guests of honor and on Tuesday night these young ladles will share the honors and responslbll Ities in the great International recep tion at which the representatives of several nations will be introduced to the people ot Lethbridgo. Later in the evening the Queen will preside over the presentation of the world's sweepstakes prizes that have been won at the International Exposition. The Herald is requested to call attention to the fact that every ticket of admission to the Terpsfete carries a coupon upon which are printed the names ot the three candidates with blanks for the vote to be cast. This coupon when propeny marked with a cross opposite the name ot the desired caaididate much like the Australian ofllclal ballot must be dropped Into the ballot box at Jackson's drug store. The Returning Officers Messrs. Armstrong and Jackson, the ofUcial judges make the count at noon and at nine each evening until the contest closes on the night of the 16th The committee in chaa-go desire thftt all children between the ages of 12 and 18 who will assist in the canvass tor the sale of tickets tor the Terpsl fete should call at the offices of the Dry-Farming Congress in the Royal Bank building for ticket supplies. The first prize tor the largest num ber ot tickets sold will bo ten dollars In gold, the second and third prize will bo five dollars in gold and the ftrst fifteen having the largest num ber ot sales will be entertained by a theatre iiarty at the BiUee Taylor performance early In the week. Already 35 tickets sellers are at work and the committee desires that at least twice that number shall compete. The rioaird of Control appeals to all parents having children ot the desired ago and who are willing to assist the committee in insuring the buccobs of the entertainment to allow the children to report for duty at the Congress hoadnuarters after school Thursday and Friday and as e.arly as convenient after nine o'clock Saturday morning. The wisest sovereigns err like private men, And royal hand has sometimes laid the sword Of chivalry upon a worthless shouldwr, Which better had been branded by the hangman. What then? Kings do their best-and they and we Must answer for th' Intent, and not th' event. -Scott.    Mrs. Thomas Taylor left today to spend a f�w days In C.laresholm on W. C. T. U. work.   * Mrs. W. J. Nelson has returned from an extended visit at the coast. � t  Mr. and Mrs. FVank A. Stoltze returned yesterday afternoon from a motor trip to Calgary.    Miss Do Veber was the hostess of an enjoyable two table five hundred last evening.   � Mrs. A. M. Folklns and children of Calgary, vho were guests with Mrs, J. W. Bartlett, have returned home.    Miss Leila Clarke has returned from a short visit to points in Montana.    MlBs Lewis returned yesterday from a visit with Dr. and Mrs. Stacpoole of Cardston, and left tor her home In Winnipeg this afternoon.    Mr. R. S. Smith arrived in the city yesterday morning from his o-anch at Boundary Creek, and will remain at his home, Qlenelg Tower, until after the Dry-Farming Congress. Miss Helen Mewbum leaves about the middle of the month tor Edmonton where she will be bridesmaid at the wedding of Miss Addle Belcher, which will be solemnized on the twenty-third. Mr. W. H. Harris will be one of the ushers.    Invitations are being issued by Mr. and Mrs. H. Matson, for the marrthge ot their daughter Constance, to Mr: Carl Lundgren, on Saturday, Oct. 19th, at their residence, 620 Twelfth Street! C, north, at eleven o'clock In the morning.    Mr. P. B. Hind, ot Blairmore, bam received the sad news ot the death of his father. Mr. O. P. Hind, at SUIl-water, Minn. The deceased gentleman was well known In this city, where he and Mrs. Hiud visited friends some six weeks ago. Mr. and Mrs. N. Dowsett announce the engagement of their daughter, Vira PrlscllVa Dowsett to Qeorge Tracy Ingham, second son ot Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Ingham, Elko, B. C, the wedding to take place Wednesday, Nov. 6.    Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Simpson arrived in Victoria, B.C., last week from Kam-loops, accompanied by their son, Donald Simpson, and Mrs. W. B. Phelps, mother o( Mrs. Simpson. They will' make their future home at 1626 North Monterey, Oak Bay. Mr. Simpson was formerly publisher of the Cranbrook Herald, and Is well known in Lethbridgo.    Edmonton Journal: Miss Addle Belcher, who has been visiting her sister, Mrs. Hugh Nesbltt in Neepawa, and also friends in Winnipeg, returned yesterday. Miss Anna Belcher who has been- at a girls' school in England, met her sister in Winnipeg and came back, with her. Lieut.-Col. Belcher and Mrs. Belcher are giving a young people's dance in the Separate school hall on Monday evening, October 21. Miss Addle Belcher is to bo married to Mr. David Oraham on the Wednesday following.    Our Raymond correspondent writes; On Monday evening the Rev. and Mrs. Toombs, of the Presbyterian church, drove over to N�w Dayton to attend the annual bazaar pt the Ladles' Aid of that tlourlshlng town. They report a splendid time and say that the bazaitr wu full.of beautiful work. An appropriate program was rendered and light refreshmenta served. From a financial standpoint the affair was also a remarkable Success in that the eoc lety realised |1�2 from It. This wilt be used to build up the church si Iijew Dayton whore Mr. Toombs is the preacher.    SUTTER-DIAZ A quiet wedding was celel^rated at Wesley pniraonage at four o'clock yes terday afternoon, when the Rev. T. P. Perry Joined In marriage .Mrs. Bva Anne Diaz to Mr. C. J. Siitter, both of Carmangay. Mr. and Mrs.s'Sutter will reside at Carmangay.    TAIT-ROIBRTSON The marriage took place on Sept. 37th, at Wellesley, Ont., of Miss Effa Robertson to Mr. W. McD. Talt, ot Raymond, the ntiptlal knot being tied by her father, Reeve A. B. Robertson of Wellesley. Only Immodtato relat' ives and friends of the contracting partis* were prftHltht. The bride was beautifully gowned In cream satin, and travelled in a nary blue serge suit and black velret hat The party drove to New Hamburg, and there took train for Tprbnto and tliehce to Ottawa, where a day was spent viewing the sights of the capital. Mr. and Mrs Talt will spend a couple of weeks at Mr. Tait's old kbcie, Arnprior, and will return west wateir from Mon treal, on the St. Lawrence River, Lake Ontario, L^ke Brl� to Detroit, Mich from thenc� by ^all via Chicago, 6t. Paul, Minneapolis to Raymond. They expect to arHve about the middle of Octobeir, and will take up their residence in apartments in the Security Block. Mrs.' Talt is well known in Raymond from her numerous visits to this town, when she was the guest ot Dr. and Mrs. Amos. She taught the primary grade of the Stirling school last term.-Raymond correspon dent. Clubs and Societies jlIttRMSBfii FEAR THE WORST Himouski, P.Q., Oct. 9.-No news of llie missing yacht Bcrnadottc had heoii received here up to noon. The' gnvcrnment steamer Lady IJvelyn left ycslcnlay iioqh trying to lind this yacht iuul it ts feared that the seven pcdiilu aboard .sank with her. .Inmea rsii.iiue of Pclerlicvo gets the coiiU'iict to build Linds.iy'b new armors-. You are reminded ot the fifteen cent tea, which will be held at the home of Mrs. Burgman, corner Fifth Avenue and Nineteenth St., N., on Friday afternoon and evening. The Ladies Aid have arranged a fine program, and all are cordially invited.    On account ot tbe very Inclement weather last evening, the attendance at the Westminster Epworth League was not very large, and consequratly the reception service was postponed until a later date. The executive of the league will meet at the paraone�e on 'Monday evening next    The Ladies' Cotta society of St Paul's First Lutheran church will meet on Friday afternoon Instead of Thursday, with Mrs. Waslying, 629 14th St., S., when Mrs. Waslying and Mrs. Johansen will be the hosteases.  mm The whist drive �nd dance, which was held in the S. O. E. hall last evening under the auspices of the An-, dent Order of Foresters, was a dls-tinot success. Seventeen tables were in play, the fortunate prize winners being Mrs. Mordin and Mr. C. Watson, while the consolations were awarded to 'Mrs. N. Taylor, and Mr. A. Davlp. Dainty refreshments were served, and dancing was in order from eleven till two.    A regular ineeting of the W. C. T. U. is called tor Friday afternoon at 3:30 in the Y.M.C.A. auditorium. A full at tendance Is irequested as business matters in connection with the visit of Mrs. Gordon Wright, Dominion president ot the W.C.T.U. and also with regard to the rest tent, which the W.C.T.U. proposes to have at the exhibition grounds during Congress week will be before the meeting.    Mrs. Thomas Taylor and Mrs. W. H. Conibeav, who has returned from the W.C.T.U. convention at Moose Jaw, report a most InspIVing gathering. One hunrtred and fourteen delegates wore in attendance, and the meetings were a sUmuluB to W.C.T.U. work tor the �future. Instead of having one president and set ot olllcers tor Alberta and Saskatchewan, the two provinces have now each sepairate oftlcers and next year will hold distinct conventions. SPECIAL SALE OF LADIES' GLOVES AND HAND BAGS , FOR FRIDAY and SATURDAY On Friday and Saturday we place on Sale our entire stock of Ladies* Kid and Suede Gloves, we are not reserving one single pair for regular lengths in this stock. This oeleotlon includes all popular shades in black,.gray, gresn ton, brown and navy, with ono and two dome faetenera. Regnlar valuet, fl.S6, 11.60, and |1.7S per pair Friday and Saturday Only, 95c No Gloves Can be ExehMif ed So be sure when you come or send for them -to have correct size. Sizes run from 6^' to 7Vi. Mail orders will be accepted up IkiU Mon-^ day 14th. Ladies' Hand Bags We are also placing on sale on Friday tmi Saturday a full range of Ladies' Hand Ba^: in black, grey, tan, green tuede and in black velvet ^nd leatherette. > All are well lined and finished, with fi'bf stantial brass fittings, long silk eord.aBd leather handles attached. Regular v^^v^ 85 cents. Friday and Satnrday C Sale ... . WC .'1 a LETHBRIDGE MEET GREATEST OF THEM ALL E. L. Richardson's Opin* ion of the Coming Dry Farming Congress It brings Good Luek en Baking dsy fasesuis every reqw'e'te of a psrfoct baking powder is mbodJ.d in "Albsrta's Boat." "Alberta's Best" i* purs, eb-�olutoly pur*. "Albirta'a Best it pofoetly fro* from any eubitanoo injurious to health. "Alberta's Best" is Unifarm- Definite-Tried-It is known by good cooks ovarywhere-Ash vour grocer for It today. CHICAGO \VHEAT MARKET Chicago, 111., Oct, 9,-Wheat showed strength today on a-coount of growing fears of ii general conflict in the Bal-'� Uiine. The market, liowevev, was not one-skied, the selling at times being somewhat aggressive. Cold, nnsettied weathcv northwest aided the hulls. Opeuiiig prices weru Miichati^o^ to '4 higher. Decemhor started at 91% to OaVA, a gulp of M to V*, reached to 01%c%, and rallied to !I2. Active e.xport ln� Sf^ Ung the decks ct�4rfS toe Ito sition, and before ol f�mm there will be a diapUr ot dif-UffBMd products at the fair piwt^ suA m has never before been gpihand io' getb^r. C. K Kelly waa ela, has 650 members. The Brown Bettjr Tea Room m\\ b� open on THURSDAY AmSNOON From Pour to Six At the Stgn of the Tea Pot Corner Third Are- and Fifth 8tre�t South Home Baking Orders filled promptly for Bread, Cakes, Pastry Sale every Saturday. Mr8. J. B. Bichanlson 52S-12tli St. S. ;