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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Tut'Kday, LKTHRHIDUE DAILY HERALD Page A Wed.-Thura. heir Lives for Gold LAST TIME TIME TO-DAY The Official Motion Pictures of the Great CALGARY STAMPEDE .Jkf TO MEET THE POPULAR DEMAND WE ARE SHOWING THE STAMPEDE PICTURES AT OUR REGULAR PRICES, VIZ: 15o. L To-morrow and Tremendous Feature 'lW "THEIR LIVES FOR GOLD" Positively the world's sensation MUSIC AND DRAM A (Conducted by FIDELIO) Stampode Pjctuces at Starland Starlain] was. crowded to its utmost capacity last evening on tlie occasion of the first presentation of the Slam- ppde pictures. To moot the popular domhiid, tub usualprices of admission ft'ro prevailing today, and everyone should avail of tlie last opportunity 'to see tlio motion pic- lures of this famous event. For tomorrow the Immensely sensa- tional-feature; "Their Lives tor Gold" will be shown. This is the attraction which the management have 'been boosting for tlio past few weeks, and H'is most certainly one of the great- est triumphs of 'inotography. HUDSON'S BAY COMPANY STORES THOMAS SKINNES SAYS. COM- PANY WILL KEEP UP TO. TIMES Winnipeg, Sept. is the aim ,.of the Hudson's Bay company to keep abreast oE the times in .the west and to this end we are anxious to keep our store 'buildings in line with the progress of the cities in which we are located, said Sir Thomas Skinner, chairman, of. the company, who is hero on a trip of Inspection through tlia west; He expects they will get into, tlie new Calgary store by March first next. The Vancouver store is to 'be doubled in. capacity and extensions will be made probably at Victoria, i ONTARIO EX-M. P. P. DEAD Cornwall, Sept. death of an old and very highly esteemed resi- dent of the -township of Roxborough, John Bennett, ex-ALP.P., occurred at the home of his son-in-law, Dr. Mc- The deceased took an active inter- est in public affairs. He'was a mem- ber.of. the counties' council for many years and held the office of warden during one term, lie was elected to the provincial legislature as the can- didate of the Patron of Industry in 3S9-1 and held the seat for four years. SAID MASS IN A SYNAGOGUE PATHETIC INCIDENT REPORTED FROM MADE APPEAL Vicuna, Sept. touching inci- dent occurred the other day al tlie Gtreat Synagogue in Ofcn. Tlie ser- vice was at an end ami the beadle was aiiout to close the building, when at the entrance he noticed a little boy and girl who looked at him tim- idly. Ho asked them what they want- ed, and was answered by. the girl that their little brother was very ill, and that they wanted a Mass offered up for his. recovery. The beadle re- plied that come to the wrong place; and that they should have- gono to a church. The girl de- clared that they had made no mis- take, and had purposely come to the Synagogue because there, God seemed to he nearer. She repeated her re- iquest for prayers for the sick child so that lie might die. The -beadle, deeply moved, sent a message to (lie Chief Rabbi, who at once ordered that a Minyan should lie formed ami tlie usual prayers for the sick be of- fered. The little children themselves attended the service- A few days later, the President, of the Jewish conutjunity received a letter from the father, who tendered his grateful thanks for the kindness shown by the Chief Rabbi and the beadle, and an- nounced that the child was.out of danger. DEAD AGED 107 YEARS N. B., Sept. Paul, the oldest woman In New Bruns- wick, and perhaps 'the oldest woman in Canada, died on Saturday night at Indian reservation. She was horn 107 years ago at Indian Point, the Indian reservation on the St. John river near Andover, and was a-full blooded Indian. SHOT BY LITTLE BROTHER Erskhie. Alta., Sept. old Robert Vench was accidentally shot and killed by his elder brother George here on Saturday night, while the latter was endeavoring to take the weapon away from him. You need a cap oftener than you need a hat! RAND CAP At Last! A Cap With Style You men who imagine that every cap looks "sloppy" simply don't smart an E A S T E R N BRAND cap will look on you. Tiierc's a dozen times you need a cap 1C once you'd you only had the right cap. Easy enough to fict ill Some store near you sells EASTERN BRAND caps. It's a store worth knowing. 4 THE TELEPHONE SERVICE IS POOR WILL LIKELY BE PARLIAMEN- TARY INQUIRY INTO THE CON- DITIONS IN GREAT BRITAIN London, Sept. telephone system since it has come under gov- ernment control seems to show no improvement but instead Is going from bad to worse. It Is now planned to ask for a parliamentary inquiry into what is commonly termed the scandalous conditions of the telephone service. At the meeting of the cham- ber of commerce congress at New- castle this week. Herbert Shaw, de- puty mayor of Newcastle, said he had taken careful note of'the experience of 100 personal localities, G'> were in- terrupted and 38 cut off before com- pletion of the conversation. On one occasion did he get connection in less than two minutes. Experiences in London are even 'worse than in the outside towns. It has been the habit of the exchange operators to take their own time in answering the calls aud in making connections with the natural conse- quence that there have been many scoldings by the users of the tele- phones. To rid themsmelyes of this nuisance the operators now say when asked, to get a number that there is no such number and cut off the con- nection. At other times the operator merely pays no attention to the call. It. is not at all unusual for a sub- scriber after calling for a number to wait several minutes and to hear the operator walking about the room 'talk- ing to friends. After a while she will come back to the instrument and say: "What was that number you asked If a subscriber asks for the man- ager to make a complaint ho frequent- ly finds himself talking to the very person whose service is unsatisfact- ory. In fact there stems no way to get any redress unless by parliament- ary inquiry and a reform in the gov- ernment system. JEW BAITING IN LONDON FOOLISH SUPERSTITION ABOUT GHOSTS CAUSES A SCENE IN A CEMETERY London, Sept. baiting has by no means become a lost art in the East End of London. A spectre re- cently appeared in the Jewish ceme- tery there and the police had to he called in to control the public who wanted to lay the Hebrew ghost, which 'was said by those who had seen it to Itp a female dressed in blue. The spectre it was asserted floated among the tombstones and made at least one attempt to extinguish a mortuary light which had been burning for years. A crowd began to assemble outside tho fence of ihe cemetery last night at 7 o'clock hut at 10 o'clock the whose usual hour, 9.30 nothing appear- ed, the police dispersed the watchers. As it rained last night the explana- tion was offurod that, 'the ghost was afraid of inHing cold. E POLISH e Needs just a what authorization and In what, locali- ties have boundary waters between the United States and Canada been polluted, go as to be injurious to pub- lic health and unfit for domestic and other use; iu what way or manner, whether toy construction and opera- tion of suitable drainage canals of plants at convenient ports or other- wise, it is possible and advisable to remedy or prevent the pollution of these waters. The commission will hold its meet- ing at Ottawa October 1st and will then take up these questions and map out a program for the investigation, which will necessarily be a formidable one, relating as it does to the health; of from five to ten millions of people who live in the cities and towns on both sides of the water boundary, and receive their wa'ttr supply from the lakes and rivers that form the bound- ary or immediate tributaries to boundary waters, and who also utilize these waters for the disposal of sew- age. ALBERTA BOND QUOTATION Sept. of Al- berta sterling bonds 1938, four per cent, were quoted today at 99-l'01. ;