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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 17, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NBW8 WHERE IOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 1920 SECOND SECTION LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, INSPECTED FARM IN HURRIED TRIP BY AIRPLANE FROM LETHBRIDGE There is one big farmer ol Southern Alberta, whose time is worth money, at least he believes in getting "there" and back. Mr. Staples, of the Staples Lum- ber Co. of Cranbrook, has three sections that has been a Heldt of the "cloth of gold" as the recent editors describe our wheat 'fields. These three sections are five miles south of Raymond and threthlng operations are now In progress. Mr. Staples arrived-Wednesday niflht from 'Crafi'brook dtslrlng to viilt hit farm and catch noon train all In one forenoon. He didn't waste much lime de- ciding how this stunt was to be accomplished. He phoned the Lethbridge Aircraft Co. and was at his (arm In twelve minutes from the time the plane rose from the aerodrome, visited his farm and the return trip was made In 18 minutes. He caught the noon train with- out any trouble. When leaving the aerodrome, he expressed his entire satisfaction with thi terms and fulfilment of this piece of taxi work. Remarking to "Jock" Pat- fner. "Oh boy, this Is the'life." ONLY ABOUT HALF REGISTERED FOR REFERENDUM r- Registrations for the roting on the referendum totalled 1237 ;_ to the close of Ihe. registration I' offices on Thursday night. The total 1. of those entitled to vote In the city be roughly estimated at 4000. This means that unless there is a big rash on Friday and Saturday, the Jast two days left 'for registration, Borne two-thirds of those entitled td vote on Octoberx25th will be prevented from doing so through their own'negligence to register. In Lctlibrrdge alone there are 1000 entitled to vote ss the lists made'by the canvassers. Of the 1237 who' have registered. 744, including 262 women, belonged to .the south side, and 493, including 130 women, to the .north DEAL WITH A BOND HOUSE i The city ,has financially beneflUeil tho extant of being the djffor- in Interest between 4 per cent -and 7 percent on in -a deal 1 made Wood, Gundy Co. at a I special meeting of the held on Friday moraine.' city council By this deal the city buys back -H4 debentures ini- mediately instead of waiting until jf 1931 benefitting by In the Interest.'. The'-.following resolution was pass- at "Whereas an'ot- has been made to the'city by the Co of MI..I n .bridge per cent debentures (offered." due June 1, 1921, price rate to yield 7 per payment delivered Letli- and whereas tho sinking fund has on and a further on account 'of. treasury bills C and wh'efeas the balance of. the .money ban ;h'a obtained from un- expended debenture funds, after al- lowing for'sufficient .In unexpended debenture funds, to'take" care of any work atipresent contemplated; "Therefore, resolved that the treasurer'and acting-mayor be author Ized to accept'the "offer, at Wood I Guiidy end Co., for. tie Vhole amoum SECOND SECTION The Rhyming Optimist (By Aline (By Aline Michaelis.) I to spend my days at chess and keep the knights a-hopping, but now life's sterner dulies" press and I must needs go Bhopplt-s. For, with potatoes on the rise and dollars swiftly fleeting, a chap must use his wits and eyes if he would keep on eating. I used lo amble to the 'phone and say, in careless fashion, "Please send me out a largo soup bone1' or other dally ration. Yes, in thil? cas- siil mode I'd nor ever ask the prices, though etea a Email pork chop entailed some sacrifices. But when Til mortgaged ray old cow and pawned my sidekick's rubies, I said: "We spend too much on chow; me- th Inks wo have been And so 1 chucked my chess-board then and got a market-basket, and now I know the price of herlsfrom Podunk. to Nsn- taskct. And as I haste from shop to shop, I chat of beans and barley; t know Just, when the tariffs Hop, I dicker and' I parley. With market- basket by my side, 1 bargain for my victuals; I go to merchants far and wide to get my soup'sud skittles. No longer, with bland, careless ease do I conduct my 'phoning, then later, at the cost of peas, Indulge In useless groan- ing. No longer do I say: "Send out meats when extra fine and and collectors camp about, heaps curses on the sender. -My market-bas- ket Is my friend, well-tried and true so I'll stick to It to the end, although my chess grows rusty. THE HERALD AT TERRE HAUTE, JND. Terre Haute, Ind., Sept. 13th, 1920; The Lethbridge Weekly Herald, Alberta, Canada. a subscriber of 1 want to express my appreciation of your weekly crop reports, as they give us, who are so far away, a clear and cpmpre- hensive idea of the situation, and thank you very much for pub- lishing them. Respectfully, C. Hi EHRMANN. PAGE NINE TRIED TO SELL GUNTOPOLICE; lOWffl CELLS "How '-the Inspector might well form the heading of 'a chapter of the adventure of the man who "walked luto.the iipn's den." The individual in real lifo Innocently walked into the office of Inspector Risk of the A.l'.P. ou Friday morning telling him that he heard that the police, were wanting to purchase a revolver. With this be pulled out a Colt .38 gun, together with an ugly looking bowie knife, asking the In- spector. ..what he "would pay for them The bargain ended with the would-be vendor being searched and lodged In the "to appear before the magistrate ou tho charge of being in possession of offensive weapons. The snn and the knife were confiscated Thus was innocence betrayed. Is Real Mad: Used His Photo as That Is the Fly Getting Wise Husband Sued For Woman's Doctor Bill Before He Mar- ried Her husband responsible for the pre-nuptia] liabilities of his wife? This is a question which is up before 'His Honor Judge Jackson at the dis- trict'court, in the case of Munroe vs Canghey which came up on Friday Jflorning.' Tho plaintiff, Dr. Munroe, .of Bow Island, Is claiming for medical attendance to Mrs. A. Caughey, nee Connor. "It is claimed that the attendance was given in 1917, '.when, she was a spinster, at the re- quest-of the defendant, whom s'he Tnarrtccl In 191S. ;Miss Connor was at] the time employed in the drug store tiie doctor. The defence denies that the defend- ant authorized the attendance in ihat (f.t the time Miss Connor was a stran- eer to her present husband. C. F. for the plaintiff >.cnil H. Ostlund for the defendant. IN PURSUIT OF i? .STRAY ANIMALS Thomas elected for trial at the time the 'proceedings were 'in stituted, appeared before -His Honor Judge Jackson on Friday morning and was found guilty of the charge pre- ferred, that of attempting carnal knowledge with two girls', one of ten and a half, and the other of seven and a half -Sentence was postponed to October olh. The case came up last July when the, two young girh, whose parents live in North tethbridge, were missed; tfnd on search being made were found to have passed the night in a shack belonging to Chief Glllespie is carrylnj; -at his Intentions to put a stop to the stray animal nuisance In the city by bringing th: bylaw into play in addition to the payment, of pound fees and amount of.damahe done by the strays. For Infraction of the city bylaw, In allowing his hortes to be at large, Simon Swe- dish was fined with costs at the city police court ion Friday morning. In addition to this he paid the pound fees and the cost of the damage done by the ani- mals, Ask the Person Who Has Eaten Here And Take His Advice. The Yale GREAT LAKE SAILINGS CANCELLED Notice has been received by James Gordon, C.P.R., ticket ag- ent, Lethbridge that all saitinns on the Great Lakes have been can- ceiled. This is on account-of-the' strike, as reported Herald..: The living likeness :of George Ak- roff, the train bandit trho was shot at Believue, as portrayed in a Calgary paper a_t the time the occurrence took today stalking the laud in the person prNick Giloff, who Is nug- Elng'a great grievance. He is deeply 1 concerned, in his picture 1 taken for _the jiotcrious oandlL To see then 'look at the photo is to Bee that there is no mistake that the likeness is his. Giloff works'in tie-laying on the C P.R. Kipp and Calgary, and at tho time of the shobliug in the Pass in the same occu- pation at Coleman. .His' attention was .called, to tfic'picture by friends at Coleman, who had'carefully pre- B'erved the-; same, and in consequence acorge-is ma'de tha hutt of many a joke-in-being called :iha" "resurrected Atroff." HIMSELF UNDER FREIGHT TRAIN LONDON, Ont., Seift, JIawson, aged 38, a" farm laborer, ac- cording to an eye witness, commuted freight train on the Grand Think 'ttail- suicide by throwing himself under' a way just cast of Stratford yesterday afternoo'n. CORNWALL'S TAX ;RATEy Ont., Sept. The general tai rate for Cornwall been fixed at public school rate 10 rails, separate wall-has been fixed at 16 mills OEA-APLO A DELIGHTFUL DRINK: drink It's so tasteful and eihllaratlng. It s particularly good summnr drink it's so cool nad its snapplness, -its pleasing Ibouqnet and flavor will win your ap- proval and make the practice of asking ifor it habitual. At all fountains or-by lie caeo direct from A name which al- ways had the confidence of the Housewife. Si full Una of soft drinks-all fiaTprs. to MRS. NELLIE McCLUNG THE, NOTED AUTHOR, WILL SPEAK IN .THE CITY ON SUNDAY MORNING AT 11 O'CLOCK IN THE UNITED CHURCH, NORTH LETHBRIDGE EVEMNGATAMASSMEETINGINffESLEY CHURCH WILL ADDRESS A MEETING IN THE AFTER. New Brand "OLD CHIEF" BRAND CREAM- ERY BUTTER If not, ask your grocer for this brand the next time you need butter and if he cannot supply let us have his name, People that have used it say It Is good and come hack for more tind you will do the- same. All tho {eadlng grocers in the city arc handling this fine brand of butter. Chief Mountain Creamery Co., Ltd. LETHBRIDGE, PHONE 1929 The decrease in the house-flr nuisance this summer could not but hare been noticed and remark- ed on by those who hare beea for a number of years resident !n the- city, and thereby have an eiper- ienee of what the By nuisance means. In spile of the fact that the past summer has been one of the hottest on record, the number of fliea has been less than !u any previous year. This may te ac- counted for in many ways. For instance, In the increasing num- ber of houses that are connected with the sewer, thus doing away with, outside conveniences, the- more regular garbage collecting system, and the increasing num- ber of covered receptacles for holding garbage. The' decrease in the number of horses kept in tie city, consequent on the in- creased number of users, of motor cars' and trucks, has helped la minimizing the fly plague, and last, but not least, the persistent advocacy oi the Herald ot "Swat the Qy." JUDGE DISMISSED DAMAGE ACTION The suit of Toporowskl vs Ba- talden, which was heard In the district court on Thursday, was dismissed by His Honor. The claim was for damages amounting to alleged to have been caused to the plaintiffs, Mary and William Toporowskl, through the frightening of a horse attached to -a buggy by a motor car driven the'defendant. Nils Batalden. WIND GUAGE AT EXPERIMENTAL FARM Lethbridge's experimental farm now. boasts the only wind guage in the west that" regis- ters velocity and direction. The device was installed this week by a government' official from the metereological office In To- ronto, tho work being complet- ed yesterday. A AUTO PARADE ILL BE BEST YET "What Is It" To Be Caged, So IJVi-s Not Endan- gered Tiiat cilizens will witness a wonder- ful auto parade next Wednesday after- noon seems to he assured, according to O. B. Edgett, chairman of the parade committee. He lias been scout ing around among merchants consid- erably during the past two days and the reports ho has received, are ex- ceedingly encouraging. C. D. MacKintosb, superintendent ot the Southern Alberta division of the C. P. R., was appointed chairman of tho .parade committee when tho or- ganization for the carnival was drawn up, but owing to unforseen circum- stances he has had to retire from the position and Mr. Edgett was last night( appointed to take over the job. Many merchants have signified their Intentions of placing floats in the parade and a large number of decor- ated cars, have been promised to com- pete for the cash prizes being offered. A band has been hired for tho parade and efforts are being made to organ- ize a clowu band, not Jor the kiddies' benefit lut to make every- body laugh. Work the buildings at the fair grounds continued today. Good pro- gress was made yesterday in prepar- ing the dance hall and electricians are I Although the harvesting season in Southern Alberta is, getting well ad- vanced the farmers in the. south ot the district are still calling for help- ers. On the books of the provincial labor bureau in Lethbridge are more thaw Iwo hundred applications from farmers. During the past week farmers have seen taking time away "from their farms to spend a day and some times two days at Ihe labor bureau hiring whoever turned up for farm work. There has always bsen a number of farmers around the bureau practically every day this week. i i OLD SHOES _________' r They will give you a lot of good service if you let us repair them. We use. the heat leather and do strong, neat work. WE REPAIR BICYCLES AND TYPEWRITERS able.Carry D6W PartS' wlmteTer y011 Ect is depend- Repair Shop PHONE 733. nmiiniinnniiiiiininninmii mnimnnrnnnnimii......jiiniiraiiiiiiiiiai 3RD AVE. onuniiranitiiniraroitnininiiuniimmrininimi.; FOR SALE! 1 ?on 2 Ton Truck......................., _ BOTH IN EXCELLENT CONDITION APPLY LETHBRIDGEMOTORSLTD. 11th STREET SOUTH ICE CREAM [THE NATIONAL FOOD "There is more ice cream consumed In America than In any other continent ou iarth. Maybe that Is why the people of arc the Healthiest and hardiest nation of tho world be- cause ice cream Is the healthiest food you can lake inlo your system- ic contains more nutritive nlemonts than the system demands and In more gen- erous proportions. line Bert and Purest Ice Cream Made I. j Cryttal Ice Cream MADE BY THEGRYSTAfDAIRYLmi s- x PHONE 1576 to lines ana fittings hunJred Ush" to be is will have Its place in the parade next Wednesday. A heav- ily constructed Iron cage has been secured so no fear need be felt by anyone that this product 'of Central India will break iooae and run amuck, through the streets of the city. "FILL THE AC.P1 Loading Cars to Capacity'Will Help Movement of Grain "Pill the Cars" Is another slogan that applies for movement of grain this fall as well as tha one adopted by the C. P. R.; "Keep tho Cars Mov- ing." Notice has been sent out from C. D. MacKintosh's office notifying agents that every effort should be made by farmers to use cars to their capacity. Out of the first half dozen cars of wheat shipped from the Southern Al- berta division of the C. P. R., the av- erage load ran from to pounds light of the capacitv of tho cars in three cases. That means that an extra -box car had to be used bej tween the point of loading and Fort William or Winnipeg, as two cars could have taken the load placed in the three cars. Although there are plenty of box cars available for the moving of the crop this fall such performances as the above will not help 'matters any and a little co-operation between far- mers in loading the cars to capacitv will-greatly assist the-railway: com- pany in giving eatlsfaction to Ihe far-r mers. i DON'T FORGET The only place where you can Set your shoes repaired by prac- tical' shoemakers Is at Mutton Perkins 418A Fifth Street South Phone 6S3 3 doors S. of Colonial Theatre ONLY 01 MORE DAY TO REGISTER DO. IT. NOW AND VOTE 'DRV ON OCT. 25TH fl Shall the Importa-j tlon or bringing pf Intoxicating liquors into the Province be forbidden? Shall the Importa- tion or bringing Intoxicating liquor! into the Province be forbidden? m i Inserted by Social Serflco League. ;