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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 6, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE SIX THE .LFTHBRIDCE pAILT HERA1P TIIUUSDAY, SEPTRMHER C. 1917 Meet Soon to Organize Amalgamated Fair Here Wllhin a lew days a nieellnr; o( rep-' NsentallveE ot LelhbrlJge, Haymond mud iUgrath will be helj in Letb.- Irldge for Ino purpose ol effecting an orianliallon (or He purposo of stag- Ins a fair and stampede in Lcthbrldse. in I91S wis proposed al Ihe Initial which resulted In Ihe elagmg til Ihe recent stampede for the bene- lil of the Mssrath fair society. Let- ters are being sent to representatives hi the southern towns asking 'hem lo vimo a convenient dale (or tha bis mectine. The formation of an amalgamated Tair boanl Is an Important slep In plan and it Is desired lo jive fair representation to all Iho towns Inter- ested It is not considered likely lhat Cardstou will loin In Ihe movement this though ihey may send dele- gates to the meeting lo site up the situation. 11 is likely ihlt the Ilrtt act of the committee will bs the appointment of a permanent secretary, flans will also have to bo made to fluauce the lair Whether Lethbrldge will Join the western fair circuit will also be decided. ll Is understood thai plans lor (ho holding of a spring livestock fair and sale with an automobile week In connection will also bo discussed. O MAY ABANDON CONFERENCE Stockholm. Sept. representatives' from Russia aie here and other foreigners, mostly Germans, are expected 10 arrive within tic- nest few days lo sellle definitely wheth- er the Slockhblm conference will be held without complete representations or be abandon- ed. We're Directing This to YOUI how that Ihe cerlalnty of English 'support strengthened Ihe delermlna tlon.- lor war ol Ihe. leading Ken o .Russia. i Russia Inus' prepared an" _ treisive war and secretly mobilized nol only'agalnsl Auslria-Hungary bn against. Germany, utmost efforts wer made to.mislead and betray Germin in'order lo gain lime lor Russia lo I 'IQOTB her troops to the Ironllcrs. The -word ol honor ol Gen. Januschkevitch will lire In hialory, as Mijor Von Egge- i ling, who at "thai time was the Ger; 1 mm military allacbe at Felrograd, I 'telegraphed iheTvord ol honor of Ihe chief Russian general staff and ex- prwsly referred to his statement that 'mill July 2s. In the afternoon no or- der of any Kind for mobilization was 'given. Gen. Jinmchkeritch declared to. the German military attache thai and seeding it down the river lo Dunmore on barges. Thereupon he promoted the Northwest Coal and Navigation .Co. of which Mr. Leth- bridge, after whom the Iqwn was eventually named, was president and Sir Alciander Gelt was vice-president. Later he became president ol lha com- pany. The barging ol coal to Dun- more proved a failure, wilh the result that a railway from Dunmo.-e to Leth- bridge was added to the scheme, the company becoming Itflown as' the Northwest Coal and .Railway Co., which eventually evolved Into the A R. and 1. Co, selling out the Dunmore I branch .of lie. railway, and building the and Coutts ..branches laiiii also Ihe first irrigation system in I j The'late Sir Aleiander Gait was president of. the various companies 111 his death In Montreal from cancer. DOMINION MARKET COR. 4TH AVE. 1 6TH ST. S, PHOrNE 1651 CO., LIMITED E MARKET-HTH ST. N, 'MAIN AVE. SOUTH, PHONES 1388 PALACE MARKET-HTH ST. N, PHONE1J1 FlOKT PjtCll "'Bometlmes things get out of gear. Then the telephone In Colonel's hut rings an'. S. O. S. ficm the batten' commander. Twelve inch howitzer shells are badly 'need- ed at a certain battery. Eignl cars have been oltclied si Olapham Junc- tion or Timhucloo. Will the colonol send out a gang to the rescue. Out ll goes and with luck the track In.re- paired and the trucks replaced, by; an hour's hard work. In case it should o. the reassuring slateinenl of Genera SonkhonllnofZ.of July 2' regarding the The annual frnanclal meeting of Ihe Lethbrtdge district of the Melh- odlat church was'held yeserilay In Ihe united chnrcl- ,.Rev. E. Holglns presided. The following were In at- endance. P.ev. A. Barter, auperln- cndenl ol missions; Rev. C. E. Cragfi Dr. Rivers, J. B. Grey, Lethbrldge; Her- J. M. Fawcetl, Coaldalei Rev. H F. Bird, Messrs. Brown, Ellord, Marine, Ilurdetl; RET. S. PiVe, Iron Springs- Rev. E. 3. Wlntlelrt and M Hlllls, Foremost: P.ev. T. Phlps, Tab er; Her. Brown andiJos. Parker, Bar ons. The morning was apenl In cuiaiug Ihe various needs of Ihe mis- In Ihe district. It la believ- ononn. eventual Rnssian Intentions as .lo mo- eve blllimJibn were'sllll good. Despite this t ed that the work will be carried on this year with a saving to Ihe mission board of I12SO over last year. There ol the whole iainf to be duped with proposal of arbitration while Russia haslly con- tinued to bring her army to a loot- ing lor the attack which hid been planned." An f London, Sept. reports hive reached London ol the Sonfcnom- llnoff trial, either press or olflclil, con- tain any revelations cal- culated to throw llghi upon nlng 61 the war.: Chancellor Mlcbaells' Interview Is an enlgtni both lo Ihe ol- Bclais r.nd tieirspMiers here., KEEP THEIR.BYES ON TlIE WEST Toronto. Sepl. farmers and Ontario breeders ot livestock have kept their eyes on Ihe west S4 r- n.ar- kct In which they will find the best field for the disposal of Ihelr livestock of all kinds. If Ihey watch Ihe of Ihe weet Ihuy will have a good deal district attaining self-support next year. One Held, namely, United Church, I.elbbrldge, became sell-sup- porting fhls year, rnaklng three out o! eight-fields In Ihe district sell-sup- porting. The allernoon session was occupied wilh a discussion of the mis- sionary campaign In October. The eventag leaslon wn an open meeting addressed by Rev. Mr. Ilanntr and Dr. Rivers on the mlsloniry problems of loe day. There was special music by local lalent. 'ARE up Senard, Sept. Radio re- ports picked up here Ihit Ctpliln Haruhiko dnd.jliteen men from the wrecked Japanese iletmer Kotohlra Mira, who hire mlsa- Ing sines Angujtv2, hive been picked up. off "Ihe Alaskan coast. raoro money In their pockets al tho CIM oi the next ten yea? period." This Inspiring raftJMige was ed by Dr. Hnlhcrford, snperlntcndcrit of the department of natural fsw. KILLED IN RAID. 9 Sefl. 6.-IC. A. P.) killed In last nlghl'9 air raid over London Sergi. Ban- ley 0. Luiiiley, and XG0295) ccur again, further ahead'a wrecking rew goes with It.right up to the uns, no-matter bow.'hard the Huns are shelling. Thai is.the work ol Iho alhvay "Today, In a large yard, crowded with everything that Is needed ;lo build and maintain a railway, I wit- nessed or.e of the rewards; There was a big mogul that came from Can- ada only a few months" ago, standing on the standard guage, and .from the cab window leaned an engineer In brown jumpers. I asked him whether I could use Kl3 cab as'a grandstand and when he replied "sure I lelt 1 was at home. Six months ago ho was Pinnlr.s a C. engine out if Torcnlo.' "In a Illlle cleared space In the yard seven Canadians Trocn Coi. L. T. Mar- tin's company were lined.up and be- fore them was the Flrlllsh corps com- mander. In a very sincere speech be told them how ihe work ol their rail- way battalions wan appreciated, and bow happy he was to present them wilh the decorations they had won nst as bravely as Ibelr comrades In he lighting line with hayonet ami bomb. "These almost Insl In Ihe mighty army which lirllaln -was attacking, were being presented with Lho military medal for episodes which happened In the preparation for Lhc great attack. This mornlns I Raw others who may figure later In Iho lists lor the Hun shells were burs'tlng hard around them and Hrltlsh work Ing parties. Coolly (hey repaired stre.chea of track, gathered truck from nowhore'aml before the barrag had slopped werejunnlng the wounc ed back to the dressing slillons There wag a Montreal officer wound- ed doing this work when he might easily have been .sheltering In eome dugout until Ihe storm ol high ex- plosives paased. "These are the men, and tills Ihe bald, clllclil lale-'Sergeanl Del rialne, who conies rrcVm XVisnlngton jlale. He ran levels orer a projected light railway line under henry enemy barrage and when captured went over the line marking slakes.' "Strgoanl K. Armttt.mg, from Piince Albert, imdar hemyy shell fire drove a motor engine and BOI eaf to a battery and reinored wounded gunners to a tirtnlce sit- lion." "SergL J. Irom Moose Jaw. He assisted heavy shell flre.'a wounded X. QJ. a place of safely and' also' jjunducled liis section from, a badly; shelle'd area Into nrlll- iery'dugouts." '-'Corp.; R. from Ivlonlego IBayi" Jamaica. enemy had a heavy barrage on the area he ran a transll over a projected light railway for n distance ol 'a mile." i'Sappcr n. II. Clarke, a Kenllsh man who joined In Canada, when the engineer of. a ballait train -xai sev- erely wounded, took charge of tue en- gine, refilled the .tank while under lire and ran the train out of the dan- ger zono." "These are Incidents all in the day's or night's work, ol the Canadian rail- way troops and thoyi never Eeem to rest. Infantry have their Inrn in Ihe trenches and come out lo refresh. The railway1 troops must always be on the job because the railway most always bo there and working." t -j Q O 4 f- FROST IN ALBERTA. Winnipeg, Sept. C.-Lighl Irost Is reported from var- ious places in Alberta in Ihe last hours. The lowest temperature recorded A- new red line schedule has jusl been announced by Ihe slreel railway system, and will go Inlo eltccl on iionday neit: One car per hour will run lo the fair grounds, -faking 36 minutes for Ihe round trip anil car Ihen will make one round Irlp from Iho" depol lo 23st St., taking 24 minules for Ihe round Irip. Tha car running lo the lair grounds will show t. red sign anil will leave the depol at 27 minutes past the hour, leaving the fair grounds at J6 minutes past the hour. The car running lo 21st St. only, will show a red anil white sign and will leave Iho depol al 3 mlnjilca pasl the hour, returning will leave 2Ut St. at 15 minutes pasl the hour. The last car hul will leave Ihe depot al 10.27 p.m. each day. VThe car from the-talr grounds will connect at Glh Ave. and 13th'St. wilh ironi Coronillon with 21, licil Deer coming ncil with 27, followed by Edmonton 30 ami VcErcvllle 32. Generally has been fair anil cool througliqul Ihc-west, anil the lor'ecast'for the provin- ces is fair "anil a little warmer. Attendance at the cily schools shows a small incrcESB ever Ihe opening attendance a year ago. The public schools show an increase of 48 on September Clh as compared with he records of Scpl. 13lh a year ago. n all 41 teachers arc engaged. The ollowing figures chow the attend- nee lor Ihe two years: the while for Iho school children. convenience of Those wishing time schedules apply to the motorman on tho car. (From Our Own Correspondent) etc. Stock corrals ware illicit wilh prize winning stock. Lieut. H. and Mrs. Ainlay, from Edmonton, spent a tew days here with relatives and friends during his vacation from his school. niily llunson has bolted n llttlo wheel lo one ol the rear wheels of his automobile anil is using il lor pump- Ine ivalcr when the car i; on' tho road. A. Canlluld his harvested nnolhcr gooil crop ol gooseberries fnm his bushes Mils year. Wu nre pleased lo welcome. Harry Rounds back from tho country ,of> luniult. He roFcreed the luscball. Barnes on fair day anil dltl credit to his post, llo bones he will soon bo fully recovered and that back will soon ho limbered up nulllclenlly 16 enable him lo lake up. his former ac- livlty In tho sporli again with Ills chums. Tho first loud ol wheat was taken in by Hugh Mclntosh on lha 25lh ol last -month, threshed by his own machine. Hobbio Mc-lr la recovering from ma attack ol Jlphtherlr.. A tew Irom hero were BautI visitors irrom uur wS o, Prlosl River, Idaho, llgh School Central 7loelwood Westminster Galhralth Hardlcvmn 1017. 15S G41 281' 320 1T4 70 1016 150 63C 327 1ST 82 STRANGE DEATH 01' TOKONTO an Toronlo, Sept. A coroner's Jury [3 lo IhoroUBhly probe the death o( Mabel McHeynolds, aged 22, a sten- ographer. -who died yesterday, al St. Michael's hospital mysterious circumstances which became more so delayed owing to the rain ol last week, but tho numerous outfits will be In lull swing on Monday. Tho grain Is turn- ing out boiler, lhan was expected and Ihe farmers cheerful, but this ye.ir'a wheat will rot be. good seed for nexl year as the germination ivlll'bo [Ol n low percentage. Many have grain from losl yc.ir nml they arc holdlng'lt for Ihe demand Ibal Is Inevitable. Ira Dcnnelley has renlcil Ihe base- ment of Ihe new Standard bank anil Is preparing to furnish the town with another business In shape of an up lo-date cafe. TLoiriond Fair. held -Iln -last nay of Ihe lair on Iho' 28th ol Aiigust, and suc- cess crowned the efforts of Iho direc- Totals ............1600 .-W02 Tlio number ol teachers employed it one greater than a' year ago, an extra mombcr having been lo the High School surtj.whcreahe at- tenrlance Is expcclecf 16 Bldcrobly during hixt'.lew jreckB as farmers begin lo'niore to the clly In avail themselves 61 Wncatlootl vantages for The teachers rlWded as fol- lows: Oalhralth 8' Central 15, Flcctwooid'7, School 0, and HardlcTllk Z, 44, IS EXILED, Petrtjrad, Ourko, former tn Ihe front, charged wrth treaccnable conduct toward the revolution, will be exiled frttn Ccn. reports, Is the flrit ftnln afelnet whom iuch a menure Iwen talcen by the rcvolutlontry. ernmen'.. He will to chooi-! the place d dence. Ourta tiai hit for lieir Inquiry .Into hll hie fined.. He will W followed Irrto enlle ceas crowneil me cnoris oi mu later', lit the day, when Dr. Oldepn A Sllverlhorne, w-ho performed Ihe j Inlereslcil In the sports. An vmmr house.was on the grounds flllcil vfllh fancy work, grains, roots, autopsy, slalcil lhal Iho.young worn ah waj perfcclly hfiallhy and not auf- lerlng (rom any disorder which mleht bring suilclen death. Miss May fellows, ol Xapanee, was placed arrest KS a' material witness on a nominal charge of vag- rancy. It Is declared thai some event occurred" from the llmo she left her rooming house early In the evening until she went lo a house on 1'cnv broke alreet. In the early hours ol ihn morning with .ai party ol women anil men must hare contributed to her death. ow Is vlslllng his'brother In Lomond, J. A. HOWCTR! 4Hr.'and Mrs. G. V. Couper and Joo lAlonard were In lisssano on business Ihe lore part of Ibo week- Fred Huff In got mixed up In a Easolinc blaze last Friday and hail llio skin on his hand very badly burn- ed, necessitating his1 laying olf work for a tew clays. llnll visited a good many parts of Southern AllicrUl on'Morlilay after- noon of last week, doing much damage lo the crops souih ami cast of Iximond 'some ol Ihe field? twelve miles of hero not cut being com- plcloly ilcslroyeil hy the hall.1 i Mr. lasac of tho Standard 'hank staff, leaves lo oxamlncil prepara; lory lo Joining the aviation corps as soon as i< subsllluto can be tent t.o oc- cupy Ills THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE WON'T LET HER LAND, Wellington, N, Sept. 6 (Via Hculer's Ollawi gov- ernment has (hat Adela PanVhnrnt will not be allowed to land In New Holland. YCUCANDDBETTER- SIR EDMUND WALKER, E C V O, LLD.. D.C. L. I H V. F. JONE5, Au'i On'L k SrS JOHN AIRD. OtnctJ 3V.C.BROWN, p'i of Ctntul tnttba LETHBRlOCt HS TD TMF. DODO BANKING SERVICE Your banking requirements may be entrusted to this Bank with every confi- dence that careful and efficient service will be rendered. Consult the Manager. Lethbridge Branch- R. T. Brymner, Mgr; ;