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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 24, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 20 THE LET111? It 11.M-J K I) A11 V IIKK ALT) Thursday, pdobcr 21, 1912 tj JOSEPH E LUSSIER LETHBRIDCE PHONE 565 MEDICINE HAT, PHONE 490 JOHN L. DOMBROSKY PRESIDENT P. 0- BOX 1976 P. O. BOX 83 GEN. MGR., SECY, and THEAS. LUSSIER General Contractors and Builders Lethbridge and Medicine Hat, Alberta The Leading Contracting and Building Company of Southern Alberta. This Company Has Erected Some of the Principal Buildings of Lethbridge and Medicine Hat Galbraith School ..'.................Lellilmdge Hull Lethbridge Balmoral Block Lethbridge Bowman Block.....................Lethbridge Goodman Block ......r.............. Lethbridge Donna.il Lethbridge Metals Ltd... Warehouse ..._.......... Lethbridge Victoria. Mansions.................. Lethbridge Slvatlicoiia Court.......-...........'- Lethbridge S. 0. E. Fire Hall Ro. 2. F. W. Downer's Kesidence........., Lethbridge Wesi minster Road School Gymnasium. Lethbridge Alexandra Hotel Billiard Hall........Lethbridge Torter Garage...................Medicine Hat 'Assiniboia Hotel......-........... Medicine Hat C. P. By, Depot Extension..........Medicine Hat Sissons Avenue School........... Medicine Hat Elizabeth Street; School...........Medicine Hat Century Methodist Church Medicine Hat St. Barnabus Hat Freeman Block.................. Medicine Hat T. A. Cory's Kesidence............Medicine Hat EedcKffe Foundry Redcliff, Alta. EedcIilT Clay Products Co., office .Bedcliff, Alta. KcdclirY Clay Products Co. Kilns Bedcliff, Alta, L. H. Bryant's Kesidence..........KedclilT, Alta. Sflnatariuin Hotel................. Frank, Alta. Commercial Hotel...........Maple Creek, Sarsk. Swift Current Hotel........Swift Current. Sask. Some of the Principal Erected, and in Lussier Head Office: Acadia Block, 3rd Avenue, T J.LL 1 Lethbndge Medicine Hat Office: Hutchinson Block LAWYER SCORES BALDYJACK New York, Oct. a single person save the self-confessed mur- derer, Jack Rose, ever has connected Becker with these gunmen. .Tack Rose fa the hell of assassins, the hel! of robbers." In these words John F. Mclntyre, chief counsel [or Police Lieutenant Chiis. Heelier, on trial for the murder of Herman Uoscnthal, the gambler, today sounded the keynote of an appeal to the jurors to acquit his client, of the murder, lie told the jurors that In the first place they must find before convicting Becker that the four gunmen were guilty of killing, "otherwise the case will fall." Rose could not he helievod, he charg- ed, because he was testifying to save his own life. Sam Scheppa, "Bridgie" Webber and Harry Vallon he denounc- ed as "murderers with the same ob- ject in view." He attacked the credi- bility of the state's corroborating wit- nesses, Ltiban and Kallend, and charg- es that the district attorney "actuated had "fathered a pross- cu'don framed up by crooks." Becker sat with closed eyes during t.ho ad- dress. His wife wept. The state sums up this afternoon. OLD TIME PRESBYTERIAN CLERGYMAN DEAf Hamilton, Ont., Oct. G. M Cameron, at one time one of the best known Presbyterian ministers in the country, died here today. He had been living in retirement for some XIme. POST OFFICE 30X 3S Our Wall Paper Specials Are every tiny specinls. Write, phone or call for samples. All grades and prices. The Revlo Co. Painters ant! Decorators Avenue South TRIM HEDGES RAPIDLY. Novel Cearlni Machlnt Which Op- tntes .Rapidly .ind dote Work of Five. .Among the Humorous time la- bor siivluR dcvlcus tor gardeners' use, Ihu yoarod Jiedtie-li iiumur, luvt'llted by GRAIN TRADE Montreal, Aug. the pre- valent lack of ocean tonnage is a menace to Montreal's grain exporting trade was the statement made 'today by James Carruthcrs, one 01 The lead- ing grain exporters of Montreal. So scarce lias the tonnage grown, he states, that freight rates are prac- tically Intolerable to grain men this year. The rate on grain to big British ports from .Montreal is six cents high- er than it was last year, or practically double last year's rate. WILL BE HANGED JANUARY 7 PAGES WIN OUT IN HOTEL FIGHT Montreal, Oct. new rule es- tablished at tho Windsor Hotel that there, should bo so more paging of iu to telephone calls waa in force from Tuesday night after nine o'clock till the following' after- noon. In tho afternoon the hotel manage- ment went back to the old system, Tho i jlephono company threate-aed to cut off Its service, while the boys started to organize for a strike. Tho hol.ul company thought to eliminate the lipping system attached to "pag- ing." Lindsay, Ont., Oct. jury In the Ellis case, after- three hours' de- liberation, returned at 7.30 this cven- iug with a verdict that Arthur A. El- lis had murd-ered his brother-in-law, Lew Porler, near Minden. Justice Clute, after being 'told by the prisoner that he had nothing to say, sentenced him to be hanged on Tuesday, January 7 next. V Donaldson Line Direct Service THE SCOTCH LINE FOR THE SCOTCH PEOPLE new' twin screw steam- ers sailing from Montreal and Glasgow every Saturday carry- ing One Class cabin and Third- Class passenger a. CHRISTMAS EXCURSIONS Sail from St. John, N.S., Dec, 5th and 12th. LOWEST RATES UP-TO-DATE SERVICE. Reserve your accommodation now and secure the best, It costs no more. Apply to any railway, steam- ship agent or H. E. LIDMAN. General Acjent, 445 Main St. Phone M5312 Winnipeg, Does Work of Five. New York mail, 13 one of the most interesting. With it a hedge that formerly required five hours to trim can be clipped in cue hour, or one man can do the work of five. This ap- paratus consists of a long rod with a shoulder piece at one end and a pair of shears at the other. Along this rod is a drlvewheel connecting with the rotary pinion, which operates tlie crunk controlling shears. The de- Tlce is hold against the shoulder, by means of u handle iu the middle. Then the. drivewheel is turned, and by means of the multiple gearing it opens and closes the shears five times with each revolution, thus making the ap- paratus a saver of 80 per cent, in eith- er timo or labor. AH the operator has to do is to keep turning the wheel and moving the shears along tho hedgerow where it needs clipping. A Foreboding Fulfilled PLAN FOR TRAINING TOMATOES Plants Grow Through the Frame and Frutt Is Kept from Ground and in Clusters. A practical method of training toma- toes and keeping them from the ground and in clusters is herewith given. Set plants in straight row. When they are 12 to 14 inches high drive stakes each side about S feet apart. Nail oil A Tomato Stand. slats top of stakes, stretch any old woven wire fencing over the top. The plants will go through them, BO your fruit will be off the ground and hang in. clusters. You can prune them handily. No strings to UEQ, no sun- baked tomatoes. Must Watch the Crop. In order to determine what elements of plant food are deficient In a soil, it ia necessary to carefully study the "rowing crop. Many farmers seem to be of the opinion that a chemical an- alysis of the soil will show the amount of plant food contained there- iu. This however, is a mistaken idea. The chemist can only determine ap- proximately the amount of nitrogen, phosphoric acid and potash in soil, without specifically showing what pro- portion of these elements can be falcon up by the growing plant. A large per- centage of these elements is not avail- ible to plant food. Hence the neces- sity for them in an available form. Wo Bust turn, then, to the crop, anil by watching it closely during Us growth ind by a careful examination when uatured, see whether the soil is tlcfl- ient In plant food and what el amenta iro lacking. FACTS ABOUT CENTURY PLANT Blooms Once In Hundred Years, or Any Other Time, and Then With- ers Away. "The century plant, sr -named be- cause of the popular that it tilooms but once In 300 years, In one sense malies good its name, for it blonms only once, then said H. F. Wnrron of Los Angeles, Cal. He continued: "In tbe genial climate of southern California It reaches maturity and blooms In 15 or 20 years, while In cooler climates the period may range from 40 to 50 years. There are many species of the agave family native to northern Mexico, where it Is called the maguey. Tho plant, furnishes the national drink of Mex- ico. "At the time of tbe blooming tho plant throws up a single stalk of rapid growth to tije" height of 12 to 20 feet, from which tho tassel-like flowers sprout forth. This sreat flower atalk draws all the sap and vigor from the hoJy of the plant, which noon withers and dies. At the base of the thick green leaven are found little suckers, each with a root, which, when planted, at once begin to grow. The edge and end of the leaves are well armed with stiff, sharp million, the prick of A'blch Is very painful. This ia mr ture's way of protecting the plant fcgin the nkYiiztt sleeping car approaching Chicago from the south on au April nioralni. A tired-looking rar.ii anil a thin woman, with a wrluklo between her eyes, nre seated section 10. The only other occupant of the car, a dark man with an air of reserve. Is surrounded by suitcase, bass und bun- dles, In section 3.) don't you think there's something mysterious about that man at [he other end of the car? 1 hadn't noticed It. there Is! It glvel me tho queerest feeling to look at him its though something dreadful was going to happen. always thinking something dreadful Is coins to hap pen. It always does hap- pen Nonsense! I havo a premoni- tion of burglars for years before they broke into our Hat and stole your watch? And that Mrs, Flack, who en- ticed our Minnie away hy advertising for u mala at }5 a week when I was only paying I often told you I felt certain that woman would bring Ill-fortune into my life? I can't explain these Impressions, hut I've learned to trust them. Now wr-'vo been traveling with thill man for 21 hours and he hasn't ever asked us where we were going! should he? shouldn't he? And yesterday, when 'I asked him it he lived In Chicago he just said and never offered to tell me whore he did live. These unsociable people ara al- ways at the bottom of some kind of trouble! There's something about can't tell just I'm certain he will bear watching. (She proceeds to Justify her belief by gazing Intently at tho man in sec- tion 3, while the wrinkle between her eyes deepens. A sudden lurch of the car causes the baggage which he has "Have You Lost piled on the opposite seat to slide to the Hoc.. He jumps up. piles tbe bags back on the seat and. hastily re- placing the lid which has fallen from a box, glances around furtively.) bow strangely he IB acting! (The dark man comes toward them, glancing under the seats.) Woman Have you lost some- thing? Dark trouble yourself. I beg of you. The porter will, no doubt, find it. Woman (aside to her- Entirely loo mysterious! I'm sure there's trouble ahead. (To the dark man.) If you would tell us what you've lost we Dark Man madam, it's an alligator. Woman (jumping upon tie An alligator? Henry, didn't I tell you I was suspicious of that man the min- ute I laid eyes on him? Get up on the seat this minute! Do you want to bi swallowed alive? Henry no danger. What do you call danger? I was reading an article about alligators just the other day; it said they were 1C feet long! this one do you know? Do get up here! And, Henry, if it attacks you, be sura not to let It turn on Its side; they are much more dangerous when they arc on their sides, because then they can use their claws! Oh, Henry, I knew something would hap- pen 1 (The porter enters at the tr v end of tbe car. Tbe dark man jaks to him In a low tone.) get the broom, sab! Henry, If I get back to Chicago allvu I'll stay there! Henry (with see that you do! (The porter goes to a small closet und opens the door, which has been slightly ajar. He stoops quickly and comes forwanl. Krlnnlns, with the al- aboii: Inches gling betwern Ills thumb and linger. Cticago Dally Newa. The only nun who can afford lo huy champiifini! u-i beer Income ia tht proprietor of brewery. inc Annual Eastern Excursions SPECIAL KAIL FARES In connection with Trans-AHaiiHe Tickets Round trip rate from Lethbridge to Montreal, to St. John ?72.35, DATES OF SALE Nov. 7., Dec. 31., 1912 Return limit B months from date of isauo Liberal extension privileges For further tnfonuuUqii, rail and Steamship apply to s. B. Mitchell, Ticket Agent, Lethbridge, or R. G. McNEILLIE, Dist. Passenger Agent, Calgary, Atta. CANADIAN Thanksgiving Day October 28th 1912 FAKE ami ONE-THIRD For the Bound Trip Between all stations Pt. Arthur to Vancouver including branches Going- Dates, Oct. 25-28, Return Limit, Oct. 30, '12 For tickets apply to Local Ticket Agent. R. G. McNEILLIE District Passenger Agent, CALGARY, ALTA. Wanted To correspond with someone who has about ?2500 for a good investment. ADDRESS BOX 32, HERALD. OATS F'OR SALE per ton at farm 8 miles south of Lethbridge. Iowa-Alberta Fann- ing' Co. L. A. Felger, Manager PHONE R 411 -FOB- Life, Sickness, Accident, LI- ability. Fidelity. Fire, Hull, Grain, Burglary, Pinto Glass Livestock INSUKANCE Rentals Money to Loan Snaps in Farm City Property JOHN R. REVILL Room 4, Kirkham Block 3rd Ave. S. PHONES: Office 1018 Residence 466 THE Queen's Hotel ROYAL VIEW 6 miles north of Lethbrldgo All modern conveniences Prlvato dining rooms Meals a la Carte Arrangements can be mado for private dances Everything First Class Special Sunday Dinner from 6.30 to 7.30 p.m. R. C. FITZS1MMONS, PROP. PHONE 1624 Martin's Baggage Transfer Phone 1386 Careful and phompt service. EDMONTON ownlnu Property In or about Edmonton, will ij fliul It to their advantage lo oommimkato with Ita Kilinontnn. Allll. ;