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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta FROM COWLEyTOIITHBRIDtE, WITH FROST IN THE m IN 34 MINUTES i1 Jock Palmer jays there -was 10 degrees of frost at Lethbrldge last Friday evening at 7.45 p.m., ;.but this temperature was regis tered at height of feet ttove Henrferspn Like. aeroplane was at Cowley 6n Friday afternoon, but dus to rain Palmer decided to beat it home. He headed for Lethbrldge and did trip from Cowley to the pott office at Lethbrldge In 34 minutes. A little better than two miles minute. He had a very itrong 'wind behind him. Be- .'.fore comlns down he after 'hit altitude record with his pres- ent plane. Flying Into a stiff gale mikes Ideal ctlmWng condit- ions. He certainly had the breere. At 6000 feet up he could make absolutely no headway against the wind. It was terrific, He climbed to feet In a few seconds, but it became fortably and ne turned earth- ward. He splraled nearly a mile and at that IJ took him over five minutes to come down. He was asked how the earth iooked from that height. Oh pretty small, but you soon learn that you can't miss The plane has been running In- to most unfavorable flying wea- ther, but the company havo a TRUNKS All Sizes and styles. A trunk to please' the fancy of any lady or gentle- man. We'll be glad to snow them. number of fair engagements yet to fill. It hoped by the Iccal com- pany 'may be possible to obtain a. visit from Locklp, when he Is taking his trans-Can- ada flight. This Is announced for the last of the present month. The Air Board of Canada headed by Colonel Leckle sre bending all efforts to making this flight from coast to coast In 50 hours actual flying time. The trip from Win- nlptg to Moose Jaw Is to banles hnve agreed that If gas is ound the Great West company this and If oil1 la located the Imperla" company will get this. It is stated as a result of wide re- search tho prospect for successful op- erations is best In a certain area easily accessible from Reglna. .MANUFACTURERS AT HAT TO PRESENT CASE TO TARIFF COMMISSION MEDICINE HAT, Sept. 17.-. Members of the local branch of the Canadian. Manufacturers' As- sociation and probably represen- tatives of farmers' organizations will appear before the Tariff com- which hok5s a. session here this afternoon. The manufacturers >wil! likely present matters chiefly concern- Ing Individual lines of industry, iPPLlCATIONS FOR v MOTHERS' PENSIONS VICTORIA, B.C., Sept. 00 applications for pensions under ie Mothers' Pensions Act passed at tho last session of the legislature, have been made by'claimants. The number is more than double what was .anticipated, Attorney-General fc-arrls stated today. WHEN USING N WILSON'S FLY reps READ 'DIRECTIONS CAREFULLY AND; .FOLUJW Best of afl Fly Killers Iflc per Packet at all Druggists. Grocers and'General Stores in MEN'S SUITS Suits, regular i Saturday special Suits, regular to A A, AA A A special. Suits, regular to Saturday special.. Suits; regular to S55. Saturday special.. Suits, regular to Saturday special.. .00 SHOES....... .Made by the best'makers. Regu- Saturday sppcial. LINE OF SHOES Include the-fa'moua Just Wrigjit mako that sells regularly and .FINE COTTON HOSE-Begular flOca.pair. Satoday (p 1 MEN'S WORK-SHIRTS--III light colorsiand fine English 'Oxfords. s'pe-'' A r MEN'S CASHMERE egular pr. Saturday a FLANNELETTE PYJAMAS, in fine stripe effect. Just the. thing for these chilly nights., Reg. rrr' "Sat. 75' SEE WINDOW DISPLAYS FRED THAELI 315 FIFTH ST. IMEHH1Y Has Moved Out of. Blair- more (o Conform With the Law Several cars of liquor are toda> standing on the C. P. H. tracks wait lag for delivery to the Dominion Block, Lethbridge. This city has an other HqiKr export firm and the fact that this firm will open offices here is because the A.P.P. requested-the Kfng Export'Company to move out ol the couutry. Under of 1920 all ei- port liquor situated la an incorporated city and as thjs flroi was conducting a branch iu Blair- more, with headquarters in Fernie, the A. P. P. asked them to come to aiid thus remove one pos- sible so urea of trouble In Ihe Crow's Nest country. Officials of the company left Fernie this morning >y motor car and are eipecjed In Lethbridge late this after- noon or tonight. The enforcing ot the 1920 act 'has caused a number of interests to come to Lethbridge.for the purpose o( opening export liquor houses here. Three appjicattona have been received >y Inspector Risk, of tha ng the past month, to sanction the opening ot BUch establishments, and so far only two have been granted. A temporary permit was given to 'Shorty'' Nicas, the White Lunch, so that he can dispose o( the liquor he has stored in the old picture the- atre building on 13th Street North. The other one was' to the King Export Company. Men have been iu the city from fed- nonion and several points in the United States looking tor a suitable >lace to start iip. To leave Calgary six years ago with nly 'a few dollars in his pocket, and o return this week the owner of a 611 well in the elds ot Trinidad, with an income a-year and the ctairman of wo large companies'In Ifew York and xffldon, is Hie interesting story that ttaehes to C. B. Mitford, member-of former well Jui own Lethbridge fam ly, who is a guest at the. Pallfser. Jr. Mitford is a brother-in-law of Dr. C. C. Cragg, formerly of Lethbrldge, nd is well known throughout Sonth- rn: Alberta. One of his brothers, eo. Mitford, was for years a news- aper man of ntfw'.ieu- aed in publicity and'advertising'work here. Another brother, W. ;B. Mil ord, is head o[ several large Rom- anies in 'London, England. Mr. Mitford, though still in his.20's, as had a meteoric career in .the', fin- iicial and oil world. Some years ago hen living with his parents in Leth- ridge-he was a member of the staff t the Lethbridge Herald. He lett Lcthbridge six years'ago determined to. make his way, and selected the oil his endeavors. He became the Trinidad and secured New York capital -for the venture. He brought in a well that Is producing today 500 barrels a day. He organised the Trinidad Oil Producing and Refining Co., of which he is-now chairman. Arthur W. Ibbett, one of the most prominent engineers of Bri- tain, is Iu charge of his enterprises In Trinidad. Mr. Mitford is "also chair- man of the Cananglo Co., Ltd., the British holding company. Interested with Mr. Mitford in his Trinidad pro- perties are three prominent financiers of New York. Mr. Mitford has offices at 42 Broadway, New York. This "is I the first visit he has made to hi3 old homo (own in Alberta since he won success In the financial and oil world A brother, Dobert Mitford, former ly of Dow Island, is now engaged will Mr. Mitford In bfs company In Trlnl dad.' The oil business in Trinidad Is do -veloping on a very large scale under the auspices of the British govern ment, Mr. Mltfonl stated to the Al bcrfan yesterday. Tha oil produced there Is of a very high grade, some of It being as high as 30 to 40 per ceni gasoline. 51r. Mitford will visit Leth- bridge and other points In the west before returning to New York. Eardley Mitford lived hero with his parents. He attended tha schools here tor a timo and wns for a short period on fho Herald rcpuriorla! staff. C. T. P, ARBITRATORS TO INSPECT LINES MONTREAL, Sept. Waller Cassels, Sir Thomas White and Hon Wm. Howard Taft, the arbitrators sel- ected to fix Ihe value of the Grand Trunk Railway slock to be acquired by the Dominion, will commence their Inspection of Grand Trunk properties In Montreal on "Monday, They will travel system from Montreal to Chicago anil will then traverse tho Grand Trunk Pac- ific lines in Western Canada. They will likely-begin their Intruiry early In November. FED BROS TOO GOOD A FOOD HEREFOHD, England, Aug 28 Hubert Dclaval Aslley, a famous or- nftho.ogist, has been fined for feeding his flamingoes and other birds frala "Jit for human LITTLE THRESHING YET ON IRRIGATED FARMS Threshing in irrigated districts of boutnern Alherta has hardly eot un- der way yet. according to W. II, Fair- Held, of the experimental farm. Most or the threshing done In these dts- iCAS has been on farms. These coudlllons, he' eald, apply to Coaldale and Brooks ing on the experimental faria has no! progressed very far, only lew. small ler plots being touchr-d. Tha separ- ator has got into trouble are expected from Calgary today' BRITISH OFFICER WITH THE POLES KILLED IN ACTION WINNIPEG, y Sept. Was received In Winnipeg today that Lieut Kaimierr Sleleskl, for- merly of this city, was killed in action while fighting with Polish army near Kiev, oh July Lieut. Sieleskl left Winnipeg' In 1916 to Join the Polish forces fighting In France, When'liEntnlng struck a barn at 0., fire destroyed the building and hogs it contained BOLSHEVISM INJURING CO-OPERATIVE MOVEMENT BATH, England, Aug. vism Is eating its way Into the co- operative- movement In Great Britain and labor has now become the enemy oZ real cooperation, declares 0. Nalsh, formerly a member ot the cen- j tral board of tha Co-operative Union MGE ELEVEN I of BritaiD. Mr. Nalsh made his ac- cusation in explaining his withdrawal from the labor movement. He added that the whole co-operative movement Is in danger. Mr. Naish said that some months ago the English' Cc-operative Whole- sale society sent a cargo of goods to Russia but it had not yet been paid Make good stoves ant Cooking utensils. More Tobacco fortlie Money iso "THE BREAK HAS Milk at 6c quart. Eggs at 2Qc per tlozeiC Bread at Sckaf. Beef Steak at 20c per I __ urr New Fall Suits for MeiK to These pre-war prices on food return SOME TIME, but these Suit prices are a reality today at McKelvie McGuire's. We do not claim to have pre-war cloth values at these 'prices, but we do consider our Fall Clothes .values "exceptional" at prices named. We. invite you to call and inspect these economy Clothes Saturday. e know Complete stock of Fall and Winter Weight Underwear in Combine w P Wolsey, ulls, Wa n, Prices, Combinations, UR. THE T M'S Largest Distributors of Men's Wear in Southern Alberta ;