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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald U V VOL LETHBRIDGE, ALBERTA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1909. NO. 241. MARS COMES NEARER THE EARTH WILL INVEST IN THE WEST Planet, However, Is a Slight Distance Away Yet Washington, B.C., Sept. to the earth by fifteen million miles than it has been for fifteen years planet Mars is today the object oi immense interest to the Astron- omers throughout the world, partic- ularly at the tlnited States Naval Ob- servatory. It's average distance from j tbt? earth is .fifty-four million miles; its distance today w.as' only thirty- five million. With this .proximity ,in- ter-jsi in the plant, always keen, has become all; the keener on account of it and to correct certain, misstatemehts that had been made, antl :I did AS in- structed and there my commission emled. "I do not. think T was expect- ed to keep on contradicting every fresh' misstatement might be pub lishe-d. With certain private and ual conversations at a club or a ban- qtiet or on the street or somewhere iWhidh the doctor has quite innocontly but I am sure unintentionally, re- ported the public is unconcerned.. version givea to the preswiont is alone interested, I ani sure he will be satisfied with it. I cannot'follow the good doctor down t.hat hill. It is too steep and Iinust and keep on -more public and I higher-ground. That is all." TABER NEWSPAPER EDITOR IS DEAD By New Mil- iinery rain "a competence for) Pincher Creek. Sept. but j The affair was a thoroughly happy Hudson's Bay Employees a possibility of 'cloudy weather prevailed here y ester-! one from first to last. A marrnifi-jMr. YTentzel A large financiers -were in the city yesterday Taber, Sept! who attend tho TaRer fair, on Sept. 30th are dra- tined to haW-a" first class day's out- ing, for in addition to the large am- ount of agricultural products wiiich will be displayed, there will lc horse racing, base ball, and football games and every kind of sports. An excur- sion which is being extensively adver- tised throughout the Western States by Miv Smilic of the Great Northern Land Co. will bo run from Minnea- polis .and-'arrive hero the morning the fair. No doubt a largo number- of our southern neighbors will ''avail themselves of this opportunity of see- ing what the country will produce. Death claimed as its victim last night a. much respected citizen of the- city in the person of Mr. TOm. A. Bell- j wood, who paased away shortly "be" fore m dnight, a victim of astiuna j and heart trouble. The deceased.' was bora in Newcastle. Ont., forty-five Little Current. i his coinirr to stay himself in a j day. the date of the annual Pincher i-t.Mr or tv o Creek exhibition. The attendance 'considers the sheep not very large.. a fact which may 3.00 cent bill of fare was provided, and. Wm. Henderson 100.00, Mr a. good one here al- iges are getting small. i be a good price be due to this being the farmers" bu- sy, season. Consequently the crowd was confined mostly to townspeople. the farmers would and those farmers living at an easy on their farms they! distance from Pincher Creek, nonev, "but." he said, i The exhibits of 'grain vegetables, n farmers do not produce, ladies" work and mis- quickly." jcellaneous displays were on view at Schofield's store, x-acant for some while the repast was being partaken of there were on view-on a side table the various cups and trophies won by J. D. Higinbotham St. Patrick's Church (Hospital Sunday) Knox Church (Hospital Sunday.) 12.50 with A. C. the Royal director party of British Columbia! W. Iliddell of Vancouver, president of I years ago, moving to in fho citv iTio Columbia Association of? Manitoulin Island, where he lived the Flumcrfelt. president of i Chartered Accountants, D. Rogers J twenty-two years and for several Collieries Limited and a! of Vancouver, a prominent broker i years was editor of the Maaitoulin of the Eastern Townships; and IT. N. G-alcr of Spokane, vice pre' Expositor, and for the last three- iBank. Among those in the party sident of the Royal Collieries. All! years has made his home in Taber, 21.00.xv-ere Hugh Davidson of Vancouver, a i of these gentlemen are interested in i being editor of the Freu Press up till 'prominent lumber man and'president i the Royal Collieries, the most ofilast spring when he severed his con- 1-1.00'of the Hastings Swingle Manufactur- j them being directors. Some of them! nection with tnat the clubs of the town and district. John Herron. M.P.. was appointed UT. Kevin.......... Electric heater. ing Co., W. C. Nichol, managing di-'saw the plant at Roval View'for mencod printing an advertising circu- loontmued on Page Five.) Lethbridge barber. sack flour, rector of the Vancouver Province, R. MOVEMENT M.-ui., OF GRAIN Sept. rain from the western whil eahc-ad of last considerable quantity time, and was certainly a refreshing t sight. The grain exhibits were of-a. particularly good description, the ve- getables -being a veritable eye opener to any from a distance as dempn- iminous. Up to yes-1 stratinj the fertility of the soil 'in marketed amount of i and around Pinchcr Creek.. The dai- Products on view xvere also of a 1.614.000 bu- while the exhibits in la- dies' work and miscellaneous articles macic> up a spectactilar array. Some very fine oil paintings, etchings, and drawings were noticeable in this col- j lection. At the fair grounds there i was an extra fine display of horses and cattle, sheep, hogs, and poultry. I AH in all the exhibition was a most presentable ono as to the number of exhibits in the various grades and classes. Some very fine animals were j to be swsn on tho grounds, of which one might give a personal opinion, '-but the decision of the judges is the host criterion regarding the merits of t-ho different breeds of stock shown. Banquet to Polo Players The joyous feelings of our citizens over tho local polo club winning the Chipman Cup at Winnipeg, with the championship of Western Ca- nada, culminated in a baiuiuot given Accident To x Cardston Lad Mr. 0. Weeks brought into the an "unconscious cnn- of a kick from a Wont occurred at morning. The fractured by Doubtful if .he will 1 tion was perform- night. J's not known yet. the mother, ac- lad to the city. in the Club's honor at the King Ed- Main Sti A THRIVING TOWN Of Blair more. In first time and what they saw. a big mine and make the plant there is and fully expect to get dividends on their investment. were delighted proved very successful. Mr. They sav it will )-je! will be long remembered by they are coing to wno as citiwjn one of the biggest a kind and obliging friend. The i" take place tomorrow and in charge of the Masonic The Herald man found Mr. Xichol i- Hote1' of which he was a. member. with a few minutes to spare and he> Much sympathy is felt for his widow, j being a newspaper man of manv lclt ulone the loss standing was very gracious in. receiv- Ol" a kind and loving husband, ing the reporter. The Misses AIcLeay of Lethbridge, going to have: a big city oPenod a milHncry store nere were his opening remarks and on Main St' north .showed what.was his chief impression-1 of his visit hore. "I am simply am.j nzod. This i.s my first visit here but j T can easily see that: Lethbridge is-I hound to be one of the big cities ofj NorthwcRtern Canada.. I have been j out in the country around the city j and it .is wonderful." j Kind Word for the Herald j Turning natural.y to the subject of newspapers. Mr. Nichol. said he was, greatly .surprised at the papers in the i .smaller cities. They are very credit-' able especially in view of the handi- To Investigate j Sept. important {discussions took place at the evening sessions of the Trades and Labor Con gross. One was in regard to the mine workers trouble at Glace Bay. a res- olution being adopted calling upon the Federal government to immediate ly appoint a Royal Committee caps that are.in the wajf of the pa- per in. smaller places. T-freat ability is shown in the get-up, not onlv of; Jt. 4. r.i -D vi-stigate the situation at Glace Bay; ihe. local news but of the telegraph- also. Here he said sonic very com- plimentary things of the Herald, of rCvim things saying that tho duct Qut of thft tho militia and the whole I ...ine Workers and tho Company. Tito other question which created 'discus- ;