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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta I At social affairs or for every- day use it is equally popular Blue Ribbon l> delightful for afternoon teiPind Is widely uted at tuch runctlonj. It Is the great home tea of Wettern Canada for all ooeaaiont, both for every-day and when "a few come In for And It Is guaranteed to: pleaK or the packet can be returned and the money refunded. PHOENIX, ARIZONA TO BID FOR THE CONGRESS i Big Delegation Coming to Lethbridge to Compete for the 1913 Meeting Phoenix, Ariz., wants the Dry-Farm-' Ing Congress session lor 1913. Not only ,do-thoy want it, but they are coining lip next month utter it, and they a-r-a going to bring pledges OL support to the extent of to show that they want it. Lnat year" "Phoenix wanted the big agricultural congress, but when they found, that Lethbridge had the lists and 'had brought down a boosters' epecial and a kiltie band to aid In capturing tlie event, they backed out, tout now that the Congress Is sure 'to to the States for a year or BO, the Arizona city has revived its hopes; and 'will "bring a'strong aggre- gation to Lethbridge to support their claims. Clovernur Hunt is behind the move- ment. A few days ago he called a meeting for the purpose oE consider- ing the matter and prominent men from every part of the Stale were .pre- sent. The following, from the Phoe- nix Republican, tells of the plans of the Arizona boosters to get the Con- gress to their Stiito for iiex-t year: stage the 19i3 congress dry-darmers if the movement start- ed at the meeting yesterday has any effect. "Called together.-by Governor Hunt a number of gentlemen from about the State met at the Board of Trade yes- terday iifternoon to devise ways ami iheans of luring the arid agricultur- ists to Arizona when next that body convenes. The purpose in making the fight for'the Congress Is to bring 'Arizona's opportunities for the dry- fanner to the notice of the men who indulge in that sort of soil tilling. !Ancl, .besides, there is the resultant good of the visit of over dele- gates, their ideas, possible invest- ments, and the advertising they will give the new state by their presence. Arizona will be glv-en.thc chance to demonstrate the great latent lands, waste now, but "only desert because there is no way to get men to settle th-sm. "In forty othsr yays, more or less mercenary, Salt River valley will benefit by. the invasion of a congress of the standing the Dry- Farmers enjoy: 'Actually, a great num >bev of visitors will come and leave ilucre." Also they will go and leave wc'rdK. And that is what is designed to he'the best plum bt all, the adver- tising of Arizona in parts wh-are men eagerly catch at news of a land of out- door promise, fruits of the farm, and o chance to live on ground that makes the real living of the race. "The meeting was held under the chairmanship of Governor Hunt. Pre- sent were men of affairs, well-to-do farmers and publicity men of all the State. Malcolm Frascr, s-ecretary of the Prescott chamber of commerce, was one of the most active .members of the meeting. Phoenix's representa- B. MarKs and Al Moore; those of MarScopa county, Vernon Clarlc and Harry Welch, and others, made up an enthusiastic set of busi- ness getters. afternoon's discussion was crystallized in the motion of W. II. .Clark, .of Hplbrook, to, make a bid for the meeting of the International Dry- Farming Congress for Phoenix in 1913. When it was decided the effort would be put forth to bring the convention here, the meeters proceeded -to dig out methods. Jn this connection, the matter of an exhibit from Maricopa ccunty and Arizona at "large" to this congress was brought up. The State will be represented by a car of material, to be gathered and sent to Alberta, Canada; under the" steering hand of Secretary Fraecr. It was found -necessary to lift the sum of 700 to cover expenses of the It was pletlKed in s. fes7 aihiutes, and Mr. Fraser was unanimously chosen as su peri n ten dent. "Fifty citizens, some named from am ong those present, and others to be picked 'by the Governor and the Board of Trade, will form a committee on ways and means." Will Have to Fight Phoenix will not- get the Congress without a hard figlit. Boise, Idaho, wants it. So does Salt 'Lake pity; in- cidentally the progressive people of Saskatchewan think it would be quite the -prop-er thing if it were- staged in Reglna in 1913. They are all coming, and they are all going'to make a strong 'bid for It. It may be, too, that this session will >be unique in that Buda-Pest, Hungary, will ask that it be transferred across 'the pond for one y-aar, making the first time in the history of the that a Euro- pean nation has Actively entered the lists. At the session last fall, the Aus- trian representatives said they wanted it for Buda Pest in 1913, and though little is heard from them, they will likely make their presence known when iit ccm-es to taking a vote on the question. At any rate there is a de- mand for the next session, and some strong delegations of boosters will in- vade Lethb-ridge during Congress NEW RULES FOR TUG LINERS tfi ONE OF THE REFORMS FOU-OW- ING UPON WRECK OF THE TITANIC London, Sept. an outcome ol the Titanic .Inquiry, the Hoard ol Trade has IKSIHM! revised rules for in- creasing tlio safety of lives at sea. The rules becon.'o effective on Jan- uary 1913.. They provide that' foreign going passenger-ships'anii emigrant, -ships and foreign -going.'solilng. ships'..car-_ rying passengers sliall be required "to furnish'life boat accommodation for all on board .the life-boat .equipment which has iiicrensed must ho .in the hoots as soon as the sbin. loaves, the harbor and there- remain through- out the voyage. The number of persons-to be carried in each boat must be marked on it. Sidney Buxton, of the Hoard of Trade, in issuing the new rules makes tire statemtKi that it may be neces- sary to obtain further legislative power in ordcr'to make adequate boat drill compulsory and secure crows to man the boats prope_rly. The rule is abrogated which permit- ted ships with bulkheads to carry a lesser, number of. boats. Bruce dmay'i Comment London, Sept. feel said Managing Director J. Bruce Is- may, of the White Star line, comment- ing; today, :oh th-s Board of .'Trade's new rules, "that a passenger liner's lifeboat capacity should be determin- ed by the number of passengers, Ta- ther than by the length or tonnag-e of the ship." PREFERS ANDY TO UNCLE'S ITALIAN.-COUNTESS LIVING JN STATES. TO. DECIDE BETWEEN LOVEiiAND MONEYi New York, Sept. aro numerous in Italy aim so are count- esses and barons, but their ol blood is just as strong, and so, -when. 13aron Federico Montenegro di Pada died in Italy he left his fortune of his favorite niece, Count-' ess Amelia Fiaccarini Novelli, of Brockton, Mass., on condition .'that she return to Italy, within one year and marry someone in the nobility But fate had snarled the strings The potential young heiress happens to be in love- with one of noblemen, a young electrician of Brockton, Andrew J. and hopes to be married to him bj Christmas, in spite 01 Familj opposi- tion. .The countess came torNew York to. find, a in, statutes ,iii .the hope of breaking the obnoxious clause in the: baron's willj although.she prefers to lose the 000 rather than give up her Andy TO FIND POSITION OF SHIPS IN FOG Certain in results beca use purest, in q u a 1 ity; try it and Successful Demonstration at Liver- pool of a Remarkable Invention BIG GAME IN FRASER VALLEY TRAPPER SAYS MOOSE AND DEER ARE IS .PROFITABLE London, 'Sept. successful de- monstration has been made 1-n Liver- pool of an invention for the use of ships, particularly in time of fog, to show the direction of sounds, such as those of sirens of other ships. The apparatus, which is the in- ventipn of two brothers named Hod- kinson, consists of a drum to receive tho sound waves and an indicator. The drum, which measures nine feet by five feet, is placed aloft where it cannot be affected by sounds on deck, and is connected electrically with an indicator, which is placed in such a position that it can readily be seen the ship's officer on duty. The receiver consists of a number of units each of which receives sound waves from a particular direction. Though sensitive to sound waves they are not affected by ordinary mechanical vi- brations. By means of the electrical device a sound wave from a particular direc- tion causes an electric lamp in a particular position in the indicator to be lighted. The position of the light- ed lamp shows the position which the ship whose siren is sounding, occu- pies with regard to the ship which carries the apparatus. The lamp re- mahis alight until it is seen by tlie officer on duty, who can then switch it off. if the other vessel is moving differ- ent lamps are lighted, in succession, showing the vessel's course. The apparatus indicates the direc- tion in which the vessel blowing her foghorn is travelling, whether she is going ahoad, astern or on cither side. If there are several ships hi the viciu- j Hy, the recording lights from any of them can be shut off until the posl- tion of the others have been observed. Edmonton, Alta., Sept. 5. John Eggers, a trupper and homesteader in the Frascr .River valley, who is in Edmonton far his winter supplies, re- ports there arc 25 mov-sc to the square mile in the district, also that deer are numerous. He made a large fur-catch last season, disposing of the pelts in this city at good prices. Eggers paddled a dugout canoe from Fort George to Tete Juan Cache, 300 miles without mishap.. There are many rapids in the Fraser river, making tlie journey more or less haz- ardous, but many settlers, he "says, are going down the swift stream in small boats and scoivs, taking house- hold goods ami farm implements. Six hundred men and women have gone into the district in the last 90 days The overland road _ from the river country to Fort George is a long and ilillicult one. It is used chiefly by trappers, tourists and pros- pectors in search of big game, scon- cry and minerals. Green Tomatoes For r.ckling; call up Phone 1003 FRACHE BROS. This is the Ratige I GURNEY OXFORD'' When a. range recommended by one woman to another, it has met the final test The itaunchest friends of the. Gurney-Oxford Range are those women who have experience with it day in and day out. (They know how dependable it is; they'.know that ho other range gives such constant and unvarying satisfaction, not simply in Management and economy, but in cooking results. The Gurney-Oxford works constantly for its owner's peace of mind, and it supplements her efforts to make each meal one of absolute satisfac- tion. Every woman who has had experience with the Gurney Economizer cannot help telling her friends the satisfaction of being able to regulate the fire by turning up or down one small lever. She tells about the flues thai make and keep the oven always evenly heated, but above all she is enthusiastic about the golden brown biscuits, the light delicious bread and pastry, the roasts and fowl done to the taste, that her Gurney-Oxford out. The Gurney-Oxford owes popularity to recominendtion of those for whom it C. W. GRAY PHONE 761 LETHBRIDGE HADLEY'S GAME WASN'T POPULAR MISSOURI PROGRESSIVES REFUS- ED .TO LISTEN TO IVE SUGGESTION St. Sept. Missouri state Progressive convention yester- day nominated a full state ticket headed by Judge Albert D. Norton, of the St. Louis court o[ appeals. A debate was brought about by a tele- phone statement of 'Governor Herbert S. Hartley to the Progressive state chairman, L. A. Ellis, in which the governor said two or three Republi- can candidates had told him they would withdraw from .that ticket should the Republican .state central committee demand they adhere to the supporting of the entire Republican state ticket. This statement was re- garded as an effort by Governor Had- ley to bring about a fusion between the two parties on these nominations and this was bitterly resented by practically all of the delegates. PREPARING TO MOVE GRAIN Duliitll, Minn., Sept. ship- peis have chartered capacity to move the great stock of Anwlcan and Can- adian grain eastward. More than hushels of flax lias been pro- vided for. Tile prevailing rate for the period up to'October and November is 21 1-2 cents for wheat. Although yesterday was practically the first day of the wheat shipping cars arrived nt the head of the lakes during tho night. All of this grain te consigned to elevators to be shipped east. FOUND A PLACE FOR EX-M. P. Si. Thomas, Sept. Jackson, who represented West. Elgin in the House of Commons before Hon. T. W. Crothors was elected, has been ap- p.ilnted sub-collector of customs at Port Stanley. This is a new office. A RIVAL CITY TO GALVESTON NEW YORK SYNDICATE BUYS 000 ACRES AT MOUTH OF "r BR'AZOS Houston, Texas, Sept. New York syndicate has purchased acres at the mouth of -the Brazos river for the purpose of building a new city and port which the members of the company Jiope will rival Gal- vestori and New The details of the tteal did not become nn T'e J 1 e iibouL West of Caheston the project are Frank A James "stlllman S muel McRcberfs. John Williams Sons of Hays Hammond, P. Q. Brown, F. P..Swenson and S. A. of New York, The Swenson brothers own one of the greatest ranches in the world at Spur, west Texas. The syndicate Is organized for the object of capturing Panama canal trade, and at'the same time develop large sulphur fields nearby, which are said to be mere extensive than any in the world, but which are at a depth of 700 feet. The Edwin Hawley estate also is in- terested in the new town, whose birth according