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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 7, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETHBIUDGE DAILY HERALD Saturday, September 7, Ml 2 OF A Joint Account in the Union Bank of Cauada is the best place for the family fuudj. Either of two or more persons can deposit or withdraw money as desired when in town very convenient arrangement. In case of death the balance goes to the survivor without any legal formalities. Ask the Manager about this form of Account. .ETHBRIUCiE BRANCH.....C. R. T.iNNiNu, Manager RASSY LAKE BRANCH A. B. KING, Act'g. Manager f'F. w. ASHE. E.C. C. HAW SMITB. Uanaffer. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE 'HAS INSTALLED SAFETY DEPOSIT BOXES. LODGE YOUR Wills, Title Deeds, Mortgages, Insurance Policies or other valuables in one of these boxes FOR FURTHER 1NTORMATION APPLY TO Lethbridge Branch Nourse. Mgr. THE MOLSONS BANK INCORPORATED 1855 Record of Progress for Five 1906 1911 Capital Reserve Deposits Loans Investments Total Aasets Has 83 Branches in Canada, and Agents and Correspondent! in all the Principal Cities in the World. A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS TRANSACTED SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT at all branches. Interest allowed at highest current rate. Lethbi'idgc Branch. K.D.Johnson, Manager BRITISH CANADIAN TRUST GUARANTEE COMPANY AUTHORIZED TO ACT AS ADMINISTRATOR, TRUSTEE, ASSIGNEE, GUARDIAN OF INFANTS, ETC., ETC. Investment of Funds !n Mortgages for clients; and Collection of Interest, and Agreement payments given special attention. ALL MANNER OF AGENCY BUSINESS TRANSACTED FIRE. ACCIDENT, GUARANTEE, ETC., INSURANCE Call or Write for information. Conybeare Block Lethbridge, Alta We are at your service J. S. Haxton Manager, Why send out of town your VULCANIZING done at home by D. E. MacDonald EXPERT LOCKSMITH GUNSMITH Rear Sporting Goods Old Stand 412-5th St. S., Phone 1032 Alfred Hall, of .St. Thomas, liar, .lolm Flanncry, of St. Thomns, ron- appointed organist of .St. Paul's! ductor on the C. W, and 1.. E. Kail- Presbyterian Church, Ilaniilton. I billed at Wallacehurg. YOU SHOULD CONSULT YOUR SOLICITOR About Your Will And have this Company Appointed as Your Executor and Trustee The Trusts and Guarantee Company Limited, Public Administrator Official Assignee for Judicial Districts ol LETHBRIDGE, MACLEOD CALGARY WETASKIWIN 220 EIGHTH AVENUE WEST, CALGARY SUSPENDER JACK HISTORY IAKER- COWBOY NAMED PROGRESSIVE CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR OF NEW YORK .Syracuse, S'cpt. 6. Oscur S, Strauss, former secretary of cotif- merce and labor in the cabinet of president Uoosevolt- was unanimous- ly acclaimed nominee for governor of tlic Progressive party by a stumped- ed convention this afternoon. .Mr. Strauss' nomination cumu about under diruiiistanci's that wen not only expected but dramatic. Thu former cabinet member acting as the convention's permanent chairman was about to entertain a motion irom former Lieutenant-Governor Timothy L. Woodruff to expedite the roll cull on the nominations for Governor 01 State Chairman Win. L. UolchUIss and Comptroller William A-. Prcnder- gast ot New York, uhen :i delegate from Xew York county leaped to his chair and demanded that he he heard. "It's Suspender Jack cried a voice -from the gallery, Chairman Strauss looked ptuzlrJ. McGec, who got his name in the Indian country by riding a broncho into camp with suspenders used as reins, moved res- olutely toward the platform. They say I'm crazy, but 1 know what I am lie cried as lie swung up the platform steps. Chairman Strauss looked with sur- prise on the man who with .laming bandana sVatched around his neck ad his coat blazing, with badges tossed his rough-rider hat on the floor and demanded the right to make a nom- ination. "Whom do you wish to asked Chairman but McGee gave only a meaningless shake ot'his iiand while the delegates irritated at what they, .deemed only an interrup- tion at a moment when the .ronvcn- tioo was about to lock arms on a vote for Prcndcrgast and Hotchkiss cried, "put him but McGec stuck to his purpose and vigorously insisted on speaking. You may have Jmt five said Mr. Strauss 'impatiently, glanc- ing at his watch. "I want ten." insisted McGee. Delegates and spectators booed ?.nd jeered as he began to speak. a general laugh when -he cried '.'I'll name a man, the mention oE vhose name will bring tears of sym-, jathy to the eyes of almost every man and vroman in this civilized but "Suspender .lack" only waved his arm. in defiance of iLe cers. Chairman Strauss turned to Ulr. Chadbouine, had placed Mr. Hotchkiss in nomination and said "What does he mean, to do'.'" Chadbourne, too, was non-pi ussrd nd thought the speaker might be perpetrating some joke- Then the climax when a delegate cried "Name your man." McGee paused but a moment nnd then cried I nominate the illustrious lonorable Oscar S. Strauss." The delegates seemed stunned .hen a few of them cheered. Strauss gave an amused laugh as Suspender Jack" bowed before him. McGee kept on with his speech and the first few faint cheers from the half dozen or more delegates gradunl- y grew into a pandemonium of sound .hat 'swept the convention h.all from oae end tn the other. Standards were wrenched irorr? their supports and delegates, yelling and cheering for Chairman Strauss paraded through ;he aisles. All was confusion in the hall. Chair- man Strauss at first shook his head recutiiigiy at the 151 owing fit: turned to his friends and remark- ed, "This must not be, I cannot ac- cept." State Chairman Hotchkiss left iiis seat among the delegates and rushed to the platforr.i. Placing his hands on Mr. Strauss' shoulders, he sai-i "Von accept you must, accept. All the delegates are for. you." Meanwhile there was a press of delegates to the platform to urge .Mr. Strauss to make the decision. Then Mr. Hotchkiss burst from the group that surrounded Mr. Strauss and held up before the crush of excited dele- gates in the aisles a sheet of ycllmv paper on which was written, "He accents." whereupon the delegates spectators passed back the word ni Mr. Strauss' acceptance and another demonstration followed. HOPEFULNESS IS DOMONANT NOTE NEW ZEALAND NEWSPAPER MAN PRAISES CANADA IN JOURNEY ROUND EARTH and Mr. AXE AGAIN BUSY Two Winnipeg Customs Appraisers Receive Their Dismissals Winnipeg, Sept. F, Eilie and William Gault, customs appraisers, re- ceived word toilay from of ihfiir instnnt dismissal from tlio ser- vice. They prominent Liberals. Vancouver, Sept. Puck -Mr.. Robert Moll, a nowspap-or owner ot New 2 who Is at the present tiuio.staymg at the Hotel Vancouver, liar- not.put a belt around tho world In forty minutes, but lie has xhe earth In eighteen months, ami i that time has seen most that is io be seen on tho main trafllc lines of tho Ceylon, ISgynt. France, Switzerland, Germany, were part of his itinerary and it goes without saying; tiiat he went through Great Britain as only ji colonial hungry to see tho mother country .can visit it. From London he came to New York, thence to Niagara. Kails, Toroutb ami so on to Winnipeg and Vancouver, "What strikes me about said Mr. Bell to a reporter, ''is the hopefulness of the people. They seem to that tho country has endless this note resounds all through the national life of the Do- minion. "It should not be he contin- ued, "before Canada has a population of at least and that nearly all of British stock." Mr. Bel! spoke 'in the most compli- mentary -way of the journalism of the Dominion. It was, ho declared, a credit to the country and lie had sel- dom seen the public press conducted iu so enterprising n, manner, Vancouver, he thought, was hound to be one of the great cities of the world. Tt was the gateway, not only of the Arctic trade, but of that of the middle west. The.All Red routs had brought New Zealand and Canada closer together. Formerly there has been no trade between the two countries, but now New Zealan-d'supplied the Dominion with many products and among other articles which were staples of trad'O from his country was pa- per, the Canadian article having en- tirely ousted the imports from Nor- way and Sweden, which formerly con- trolled the mark-el. said -Mr. Bell, "Canada and especially'British Columbia, is looked upon by our capitalists as one' of the best fields for investment in the world Moreover, our trade 'with the west coast is growing every day and the increased trade is bringing us nearer year by year as integral parts of the Empire.'1 l SPOKANE'S BIQ EVENT "'THE APPLE SHOW Spokaae, Wash., Sept. meet- ings which win attract the attention of farmers and .fruit growers through- out the country will be held in Spo- kane during the same week this fall. The Fifth National Apple show will commence Noc'ember 11; continuing until November 18. Two days after the opening of the big apple exhibi- tion, the National Grange will begin its national convention, which will last for ten days. During: those" meetings, four northwest E. Hay. of Washington, Oswald West, of Oregon, James H. Hawley, of. Idaho, and Edwin L. Norris of deliver addresses. Preparations on elaborate being made for en- tertainment of the Grange delegates, the program including trips to beauti- ful Hayden Lake, down through the wheat fields of the Palouse, and out through the fruit district of the Spo- kane valley. HARVEST HANDS FOR THE WEST Toronto, Ont, Sept. addition- al thousand harvest hands for the West passed through Toronto Union station last night. Of these six hun- dred were carried by the Canadian Pacific and four hundred by the Grand Trunk. This was the first of West run at the request of gov- ernment. The last excursion leaves on Friday. Supreme above all others in qual- ity raised by merit alone to that proud emin- Alberta's Best Baking Powder is uniform, pure, is Invariably dependable. Your gro- cer knows him. Range Talks by tbe Housekeeper No. 2 Subject NCE convinced tKafi the ap- pearance of a range appeals to our sense of good taste, we want to know all there is io know about the the Oven is the important range essential. If it is not a perfect cooker and baker; ofttward beauty counts for very little! "The more you look into "the 'Kootenay' Oven the mo; anxious will you be to own a 'Koo- The oven of this beautiful range is made of nickelled sheet steel -one-eighth of an inch thick. I don't know how to ex- plain this nickelled steel but the main thing to remember is that a 'Kootenay' Oven cannot rust- more than that you can wash it out just like an ordinary kitchen .dish, and always have a fresh, clean Oven. "The reasons .for the.' Kq'otenay's'! splendid baking repu- tation are very heat flues are broad and deep sur- round'the entire Oven so .that it bakes and cooks evenly. The vent- ilation is roast retains all its rare and generous juices when cooked in it. "The construction of the Oven of my range was carefully explained to I bought it.' The inner body of the tenay1 is protected with the Oven walls cannot burn through the Oven-top a t iron frame or guard holds a sheet of as- bestos in place, while the bottom is braced with iron bars. "The ther- mometer is a great conven- LONDON TORONTO MONTREAL' 'WINNIPEG MEClary's the of heat necessary for pies, cakes, bread, etc., or roasting No need to open the only cools off the Oven. The thermometer costs a little more, but I wouldn't be with- out .it. Of course there are other, splendid features about the 'Koo- All in all, it's the best! range I've ever seen." VANCOUVER ST. JOHN, N. B. 202 HAMILTON CALGARY MAGRATH FARMERS ARE APPREHENSIVE Magrath, Sept. town coun- cil met in regular session last even- ing, and during the two hours in vhtch they sat, considerable business was transacted, including the np- sointment of delegates to the Alber- :a Mulicipal convention at InnisfaU. There were present Mayor Rifle, and Councillors Head, Marker, Hen- ri ion, Heathershaw, Rasmussen and Chipman, and Secretary Godfrey and Marshall Crookston. The matter of a cinder TV a He from the main sidewalk on First street west to the Electric theatre was tak- en up, and it was finally decided to install this much-needed walk, irom the c-enrent sidewalk passing the office of the Magralh Pioneer, the Kirby hotel and on to the theatre. Several other pieces oi street, and sidewalk work were ordered repaired. Discussing the subject oi represen- tation at the Municipal convention at Innisfail it was the unanimous opin- ion oi the council that Magrath should hP rMirpwnt.wri KV delegates. Two strong men, who thoroughly understood municipal ac- tivity, were therefore appointed in the persons of Councillor Rasniussen and Councillor Head. The convention will be held on the 11th and I2th of the present month, and several muni- cipal problems will probably he: brought up for solution by the Gar-' den City delegation- Councillor Hennion, chairman of tlie Health anil Relief committee, intro-j duccd the matter of a officer! for the current year, made necessary j because of the removal of Dr. San- ders from the town. Tic reconflnrnil- ed that Dr. Brem.in be appointed at t the same salary as lhat paid the Iho approval of nif (if the j Dody, ami Dr. lift-man was emploved j at a .salary of SlS'l per yeur. As ;lie hoard of health was not emiiimMe itj was thought advisable ir> appoint j John Bri.lge for the two-year trnn, Daniel Crookston for the three-year term, anil n. B. Woodruff for the onc-year-tenn John Bridge has completed all fit-i rangements for (he opening up oi u j coal yard on the vacnnf. proper Jv near., the sUlioti owned by the FJI-J .mcrs1 .Lumber company, and he hopes to have coal for sale in about ten days at the most- Harvesting and threshing is at a standstill in this section of country, because of the continued spell ot rainy weather. It has tied up all fanning operations, and threatens to create some alarm and anxiety is a more settled condition of the weather does not occur in a dav or two. There, it a whole lot of fall wheat in the stook and on the ground in this district, which will be somewhat bleechcd by the rain at this stage of the unfav- orable spell. Farmers who have been interviewed express the opinion that no damage o[ a serious nature has been done to the wheat up to the present Mine, hut it the rain continues titna- tion will develop into one oi consid- erable gravity. Spring grain is prac- tically at a standstill. It is not rip- ening in tbe least degree, and will not until fine weather returns- There is an immense acreage that, is still green, throughout tho country. .Mr. Mcndenhall, of the Mendenhall Ranching company, accompanied by his two daughters, left yesterday for Utah, where they will remain during the winter, returning to the ranch in tho spring. Elaborate improvements are con- templated in the telephone central of- fice here, and there is some talk- of the government making this a first- class office. A telephone gang is aow in town, and work will shortly be commenced on the office. This iruch is known thai office will inov- j ed into a separate part of the Ma- J grath Pharmacy, and that a new switchboard will be installed.} There arc now 100 phones in Magrath i with-several applications in for the-! inKtallntirinM m ndtlitirtnal It I is quite probable that, the wish