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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 15, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta I'rtfay, DAILY TIER ALP Pace 5 Standard s Seasonable Specials Every Saturday and Monday we make Special Prices on a few seasonable lines, and the public of Lethbridge nave been taking advantage of these great bargains. For this week we are giving special prices on Screens, Curtain Rods and Carpets. Solid Brass Extension Rods, in many different designs, regular price 25c, 30c and 35c, Satur- day and Monday Special 2 for 25c Fine Screens, Bedroom and Parlor Screens in Figured French Tapestry, Burlap and Art Sateens, all the latest designs and patterns at greatly reduced prices Our Stock of Carpets is very complete, but we have to make room for our fall stock which is arriving daily It s a pleasure for us to snow you our sh Standard Furniture Co. ow rooms. Drop m and look over our goods The Home of. Quality Furniture FIFTH STREET SOUTH OPPOSITE EUREKA I Change Agricultural Society Into Company Directors Met Protest Allowed Financial Re- turns Show Deficit of The Statement CROOKED STICKS (Montreal Wttnesi.) Who is 'Mr. Sifton, who Is pursuing Sir Wilfrid Laurier up and down the country like a vengeance? Mr. Sifton JB a very rich man, who, because 'he- Ing a. member of the Laurler govern- ment, he made much money, was hounded by the Opposition till he re- signed. Whether Sir Wilfrid had any- thing to do with his resignation we j in ay not know. Mr, SIfton's alleged Without a join ed himself to his arch-enemy, Mr. Uourassa, as Jiis understudy, and his cue is to denounce all Liberals for the sins for which he himself has been de- nounced by his present chief. Then there is M.r. Willison, of the Toronto News. Mr. Willison was at one time editor of the Toronto Globe, md a great admirer of Sir Wilfrjd Laurier. He wrote a singularly eulo- gistic biography of his chief in two evil doings were the theme of Mr. I volumes. Vhat his aspirations were 'Ames' illustrated pilgrimages in which, hy- the aid of. a lantern, he set forth, iv.herever he might, way in which the splendid resources of the West .were being squandered and plundered. iJecause ;he has espoused the intereste of privilege, Mr. Sifton is now a trump card of the jwrty that formerly revil- ed him. He hunts in couples with bis former caustic critic, Mr. Foster a Very good running mate, for did not Jlr. Foster also Urn upon his chief? Who is Mr. Bourassa, who Biiya he is ta friend of Sir Wilfrid Latirler, and in the same breath accuses him of false- hood and treason and servility to im- jjeriiil Interests? Mr. Bourassa, a de- scendant of the greatest of French LI- we do not know, but not advancing fast enough, ihe entered into otiher ser- service of the Toronto meat trust and other since his change of heart he has pursued and denounced Sir Wilfrid 'relentlessly. Along'with him, queerest of-bedfellows Joseph Martin, who, heg-an as a fiery Liberal in Manitoba, having there had the honor of receiving from Sir; John Macdonald a nickname. He then I set British Columbia in a'ferment, but finding it too small for his talents, he went to England and ran ns a Liberal, and managed in parliament to hold the i world's attention .for a day or two by j attacking tho party to which he be- longed on preposterous grounds. BAND'S FIST PERFORMANCE Director Frank Clino, of the Citj Band, has announced Ilia first pro- Bramni'3 for an open nir concert, in tile city, to take place' this evening, on Gait Park. The programme commence at 7.30 o'clock, and with fine weather, there should '.be a large crowd out to hear the ooncert. Mr. Cliae and the band hnve been work- ing hard for (heir initial before appearance a Lethbridge audience, and the 'boys will appreciate a good at- tendance at their concert. The following programme will bo rendered: March, 'International C. Jliller., Overture, "The H Mac- kle. Valse, "Tesoro Dccucci. Cornet Solo, 'Commodore P. P. Cline. Chilian Dance, Miiisud. Selection, "The Broken Al- styne: Characteristic, "Coon EiUld Contest" March, MILLION AND VOTES A HALF WILL BE CAST Ottawa, Sept. is expected that a million and a hair votes will be cast oh polling oity. In 190S tire total was but there Several mcmhors were present at the. meeting of the Lethbridge Agri- I cultural Society held last evening in tho Secretary's offices, and the busi- j ness transacted was to the point. President Eckstonn occupied the chair. j A motion was passed to tile elTcct that during November a meeting of all the members of the Society be called for the purpose of voting' on the proposition of (Unhanding the present Society and forming a limil- jed Stock Company to carry on the work. This company will be capilal- I izcd at a certain amount, and shares j therein he given a par value ol ten dollars each. A scries of bylaws will he drawn up and the constitution changed in accordance with flic new [order of things. H was the notice of. tin jl-'air association here tiiat the amotml business involved is altogether too large for the present society, and jthat the yearly grant now received from the government will "nc more than made good under the new order !of things. H is expected that Ihis important meeting will be held soon lifter the return of the secretary and other delegates to the Dry Farming I Congress at Colorado Springs. j Protest Allowed Only one protest was filed this year, an excellent record considerin, the great number of exhibits. A pro- test was entered against the Cham- pionship Standard Bred Marc shown by Kwing. "Kva Mill was perfectly eligible, hut at the time of exhibi- tion, Ewing did not have the regis- tratioH papers necessary. It was de- cided to adhere strictly (6 the rules of tho Society in this regard, and no new precedent was created, Evving's mare being declared ineligible to the possession of the Cup. .Judge Stark of Toronto, had awarded the cup, at the same lime noting the point that she was not duly regis- tered. bad since been tak- en up by the secretary with the Am-. t'rican Trotting Register Association, it had has I and through correspondence ,i a material Increase since then. been ascertained the registration fee Arrangements for elections are had not been forwarded until some complete, the clerk of crown in char eery having received from all returi: officers a proclamation, givin_ details of location of every polling subdivision'.' There Is" an unpreced- ented demand for copies of' voters' cates the tolal receipts to be while the expenditures total This leaves a deficit of but in the report there is not embodied credit for the'city grant of sliil to be received. Furthermore, had the closing day of the Fair, been favored with decent weather, the fin- ances would have shown that the Ex- hibition of 1911 was a decided success from a financial standpoint. Following is the report licceipts Membership and entry fees ....J ,60fi Privileges............................... Gate and Grand Stp.nri Government Cfrant be re- ceived Dcfic.il Expenses Office and Fair Supplies 84 Postgagc, Telegraph nnd Phone 40 Printing, including' Premium List and Cards 746 Attendance at other fairs and meetings, including C. J. Eckslorm at Edmonton 32t Expense of races..................... Work at Fair time 751 Advertising GSO Premium Checks Judges, including hotel bill '309 Switching charges, A. R. I. 1IJO Straw..................................... 225 Opening Lunch.......................... sa Directors .Dining P.oom........... lil Meals for help, police, firemen, band, artillery..................... 271 Hand Indian-Parade Vaudeville Pictures, Etc, Hand Contest Flags Pipers' Hand Ticket Boxes, Cup Stand ''tips given by Society Artillery Premium Ribbons 317 540 520 252 40 93 85 200 132 400 of Furniture JQD Vork on Track OQ Miscellaneous 535 Total time after the Exhibition. Accordinft-l ''My I he directors decided to adhere strictly to the rules, and the clip bus lists and of election act. Cholera is ravaging Empire. the Trukish been awarded to I he next man eli- gible for the same, Graham. Deficit of Secretary McNicol presented his report, of the finances of the Society as these now sland. The report indi- WISSION'ARIES REPORTED SAFE AT CHUNG KING Boston, 'liass., Sept. delayed cablegram received lats today by tho Baptist Foreign Society said: "Cable- gram received, -today, I'Me. your mission, states Sinfu- mission arrived safely and. well at Chung King. Kla- ting mlsglonnrfos en route. No tele- graphic with Ming Yuan, Vachow or Cheng Tu, but be- lieved to be safe." lead-era In Canada was in youth n follower of Sir Wilfrid, and ranch in his confidence. Mr. Bourassa was, These are now the potential men of the Opposition, which Is united only in opposition to the Laurler government. Imwover, one who could not be a lower of any one. He was an appli- te scen- We do not cant for the dep.uty Bpenkershiy, tout did not get it. He is Bald to have been think Mr. Borden will liave the task of making a government out of them, applicant for other tilings. B' these are smnll matters, and would not have satisfied him long. He must ns p. leader. So lie took up the role of the Nationalists, whose dream is to de- velop a French Catholic nation on this corner of the continent. He got all the Castors, clerical vind lay, behind him, rnd a group of racially patriotic young men, nnd from some source a good Hit I or need wish for it. Any one of them j 'whom he should take in, want his scalp: any one lie did not take in would lead a ravOU. EARTHQUAKE IN CHILE Tqulque, Chile, Sept. quako was felt here today, the walls ____, ___ .._....... ._ o fniariy builiHiigs being crocked, and real of money, and, Betting lance in. j several persons injured, rest, he went forth as a mediaeval I.night orr-int, to assail the giants of liberalism wherever found. Add to Mr. Jean Provost, whom he hcvindetl out of t.lic (louin ministry hi as a public rchiovement quite to his credit, what- ever may have been tho merit of his fiocusaUon. Mr. Jenu Provost, whom his enemies nicknamed Jean Sana-tete Sold only by trained Corictitm Spirella Corset Vonln, Q nnitnry, unmFortabl mitt of _ fKi GuamnlewlonejT.ir ag.iiiul ol J Q2 Appomlmsnts to your conveuiniee. J jg( or r.trd rvrt c.W MISS V. O'CONNOR Acadla Blk., Uthbrldjc J. A, Ssxsmlth, Provovean, Ont., mem- ber for Pcterbbro East THERE IS STILL TIME TO SAVE MONEY ON ANIT Have you taken advantage of the big reductions in Graniteware we are offering this week We were fortunate enough to be able to buy a large and well assorted stock of the best quality at a bargain. We are giving our customers the benefit of our oppor- tunity, so you can buy Graniteware away down if you act now. See us tomorrow. C. W. GRAY ;