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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 24, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta The Lethbridge Daily Herald Volume V. Lellibt'idgc, Alberta. Number 242. WATER MAIN BURST UNDER HEAVY PRESSURE Being Tested for Lots of In- convenience Schools Dismissed Had Reserve for Fire Purposes The system was blessed, be-fore morning so that residents were .this morning. The housewife blessed it because Itrcdlit'ast coffee fell short without wa- ter. The heait or the house.Messed it he- cause H dry morning shave is riot con- as possible and at the same time au ducivc to good temper to start oil the j extra valve was put in the force main Will Build a Big Hotel Later I not. warned to make provision for a j the breakfast supply of water, calling forth many blessings and likewise' telephone calls to the department. The trouble was, remedied as soon tiny. close to the pumping station so that it-was the 1000 school children if a similar 'break occurs in luture at! writers' association was in the city. four _______: who took a holiday on the head of it least part of the city will he sup- really did bless the water sys-1 plied, and the lire department would tern for breaking so unceremoniously, j not he helpless in case of fire. 'At five minutes after nine the street j It is a peculiar coincidence that the cars were crowded with happy facts Mast time the water system was out homeward hound. [of commission. from a similar cause, The nature of the blessings in each the representative of the Fire Under- casc varied. Yesterday afternoon about o'clock the waterworks were heingj tested out for the benelit of Jlr. Hin-i 1on, who represents the Kire Under-j writers' association. Two hundred and j lifty ponntis pressure was too much for the main force pipe, and the main broke just outside the pumping sta- tion. Before the valve at the top of the hill could be closed, the water had rushed down filling the station to! u depth of three feet. Immediately the valves of the 14th i St., S., standpipe were closed and) the water conserved for fire emergen- cies. The other standpipe was left to supply the city's needs which it did until this morning. The engineer- ing department was of the opinion that tile trouble would be .remedied Tho Salvation Army bur- racks, which not long ago pass- od Into the hands of R. V. Gib- bons, have now been sold to Chas. Hanson, of the Castle Hotol, who will have the build- ing converted into a moving picture Ihcntre Immediately. A new front will be built, and an addition will bo placed at the rear of the barracks. The sec- ond storey will he used for of- fices. Later on, it is Mr. Hanson's intention to erect a large hotel on 'this site. Following out his present plans, this hotel will he one of the largest and most modern in the south. ft is un-derstood tho price liald for the property Bets record for Fifth street, being about for the fifty feet. IS TOO SMALL A SALARY City .Not Able to Get a Good Man For Chief of Police RAIN SPOILING CROPS Ottawa, Sept. heavy rains are having a disastrous effect on the oats, potato antl other crops throughout the Ottawa Valley Neither Inspector Black nor Ser- geant Crowe of the- Toronto police- force will consider an acceptance o! the position of chief of police here at j per annum. They are both gct- a ting better remuneration in Toronto. Mayor Hatch' was advised to that et- feet this -morning by Chief -.Buddy, Calgary. Cooper, oi Calgary, will come if the salary is raised a little, probably to Suffield Line to Tie in at Kipp ARE MAKING AN APPEAL TO OUR CIVIC PRIDE 0 1 SOUTH AFRICA ASKS ROYAL VISIT YORKSHIRE-POST MAKES. PREDICTION AFFIRMS -THAT THERE WILL'BE IMMEDIATE DISSOLUTION OF BRITISH HOUSE London, Sept. Yorkshire Post which ranks very high among provincial newspapers, aftinns confi- dently that there will he a general: lection almost immediately. It states hat the only real difference of opin- on is whether it will be before, or fter Christmas. "It is not impos- the Post says, "that we are the eve of a Liberal split regard- ug Home Rule which may not hat of ISS6, but will Lc very seri- ns. Pretoria, South Africa, Sept. 24. government of the South African Dominions is anxious that the King and Queen should visit the country in the Un- ion.buildings will be opened. An invitation to this effect has been forwarded to London, and it is hoped that the King may be able to make.this visit as he did that to India. PARLIAMENT LIKELY NOVEMBER FARM LAND SOLD AT 14 Ottawa, Sept. mber 14, will -probably Ije selecled or the opening of the session of Par- ament. It is expected that an an- onncement of the naval policy will ie made early in the session, and that mportant legislation, including the ank act, will be brought down soon fter the opening. The various de- partments of governments are alreadj orking on the estimates. DOMESTIC SCIENCE WILL BE TAUGHT INISTER ARRANGES FOR EX TENDING THE COURSE AT CALGARY NORMAL Edmonton. Sept. .1. K. minister of education, has re- rued from Calgary. The minister's smess in the southern city was in nnection with the Calgary normal hool. While there he mada arrange- ents for the equipping of a depart- in tho school for the teaching o! uschold arts and domestic science, c! will.later secure a specialist, in esc subjects, who will DC atMclicd the normal school staff. It is ex- clod that the new department will opened by live first of next year. El-ess. The decorations for the visit of His Royal Highness will, of course, consist of British and Canadian colors, vhile these will be augmented for the jry-Farming Congress by the flags and of all nations, as well as the colors of the Congress, which are a inle green and wuite. "The decoration's committee baa perfected arrangements for the de orating work being done by one com- jany in the interest of a harmonioui 'ffeci, and also to avoid excessive or xorbitant charges, and to have the vork done in a systematic and skill; j fill manner. It has contracted with i the Western Fireworks-Company, of irom a sale which was consummated Denver, Colo., to do the decorating only a couple oi days ago. Mr. Nol-jof the dowr.towi streets and such an disposed of his section across the PnMlc and official decorating as is road from Wm. Cromhie's place, to advisable and is within its H means, and in order to carry out this Minneapolis parties for S8U per acre, j work as planned it is essential that The price paid was the highest ever one firm of decorators give it thcJr realized in that section, and as them i exclusive altention. The ollicial dec- were very few improvements on Real Estate Around Wil- son's Siding Nearly Doubled Price Laud in tlie vicinity oi Wilson Sid- ing, south-east ol the city; is rapidly in value as may be sc'en Decoration Committee ii Appealling to Citizens to Beautify Buildings TUore is no longer any doubt as to'where the western ter- minus of the C. P. Ii. Suffield -lino will be located. It will be Kipp, -For a long time it was undecided whether to tie in with Die Aldersydo line at Kipp, Barons or Suffield, and the Board of Trado was very anxious about the matter. However, advices from farm-