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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 28, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta ALL THE LOCAL NBW8 WHERE YOU EXPECT ft THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER SECOND SECTION THE HFRALTTS PAGE OF UVR LOCAL HEWS LETHRRIDGE, ALBERTA, CARNEGIE LIBRARY ASSURED; MAYOR BRINGS HOME NEWS Trie Carnegie library for the City Is assured. This was the pleasing message brought back by Mayor Hardie, who Interviewed Mr. Bertram, secretary of the Carnegie Foundation, in New York, and obtained this assurance from him. The sum of has been already set aside for the pur- pose of-building the library In Letr.ufldge, and-Mr. Bertram intl- mated to the mayor that there will be no particular objection'raised to Increasing this surif provided application was made for the same. ram An thm mayor that-thls was the last-op- portunity for obtaining the grant, and referred to the previous in which the offer was made and not accepted. If the peaple of I Lethbridge turned down the pres- ent offer any application after- wards would be Ignored. In regard to the financial mic on .which toe mayor went east he aa> that he was fsirly. successful. He saw Sir Frederick Taylor, of th Bank of. Montreal, and was able t get a line of credit which had bee previously refused. In addition t visitiDg Montreal the mayor was i Toronto. New York and Chicago. Her he visited the various financial, hou es ID relation to the bond market, an everywhere found that, the preseu lime was a bad one lor the illspqw of bonds. Nothing was marketable fo leas than from 7.10 to 7.75 per cenl Tkn C3A" Children's Shelter wan 7.70 per ccnl Under the circumstances the buildu of the new Shelter will have to be de- layed. While In Toronto the mayor attend ed meetings o! the Western Canadlai Colonization. Association. Jieulized From the Fair, and at Reg- ular Meeting CONVENTION HERE NOVEMBER 9 AND 10 The 'dates for the convention of the Alberta Union of Municipali- ties In the city have been fixed for November 9 and 10. E ID I WflPIWL -The business of the Coaldalc-Leth- Iriilge fair has not been mound up yet, but it was.reported at. the meeting of the Lethhridge notary Board of Trade Will Start Noon Club last nfght that Iho community service fund ot the club will, benefit to the extent of between twelve and: Jifteen hundred dollars from the fair! Day Luncheons Again Next Week Bud carnival ot the past week. Some )ot the expenses yet remain to 'tic com- piled. President S. G. Porter and Seeret- hry Harry Clarke reported to the meet- ing on thelr.'trip lo'the district meet- Ing in Reglia on Monday of the past iV.eek. A' surprise was sprung ou the District Governor Jack Davies of Medicine Hat-walked in. Rotirien3: Ernie Willis and Sam Wilier of-Calgary were gncfts of; the furnished..by Ihe-Waddlngtonf.fa'ralli'. Mr. Creney bf 'the Royal. Baiilc; who is a'new-comer. JS the city and'is possessed of a beau- tiful the audience .with p couple 'of solos. vocal Contribution was given by Mrs. Hugh Crawford. A.-recitation from Mr. {Willis greatly-enlivened the evening. IAn address was given by Rotarian J'arde" Denoon. on service as applied Jo -Rotary. The Lethhrldge Boara of Trade wil commence its fair and winter noon-daj luncheons 7. j council meeting of tha hoard was yesterday and It was. decided to have the luncheons In the Commercial Cafa ,Tho change of ownership .at the jhl berta Grill with the facilities for the hoard i Several question's were discussed among which railway .comml as 'the -sitting of the Bion' at Calgary ant Medicine Hat> neit' liMhese the queBtloii-of: increaied er 'press come'iip.; It was decided to. send Mr. James Rose, secretary of .the board to Ed montoii to attend conference .0 of boards ot trade in Alberta, when the tiuestion of a prov- incial organization., .will formed. During the discussion on, this matter Mr. G. R. of the local board, expressed the opinion thai I such a-movement should start with a national board and work down to the provincial organlmllonB. In his oplnion'snch a plan would do away with the friction between the eastern and western boards of trade. Through a national body, Mr. Marnoch ..said, closer grounds of cooperation could.he form- ed than through a'number of provin- cial todies operating without any cen- tral control. (Calgary Herald) The Caigary' Oas Company refuses lo entertain tha offer of the United Oils, Ltd., to supply them with nat- >irat gasnt 15 cents a thousand cubic Teet, Six reasons arc given for this In a letter which was-sent on Mon- day to W. M. Connacher. secretary- treasurer ot the United Oils, Ltd., by Eugene Co'stc, president at Iho gas that it is -prema- ture for ,tho gas company to bind K- telf to buy gas when.the United Oils hu've no gas available. Second, that It is impossible, if-the present rates remain Jn buy a billion and fa half-feet at 15, cents. Third, that (he offer Is in fact at a higher price than others 'are offering .If. Fourth, the other companies have sup- plies of gas already assured, and tho gas company is itself equipped to tarry on extensive development in several fields; fifth, that the Xmilcd Oils, give no undertaking of. lliclr financial; ability to carry 'out! promptly such a largo contract. Sixth lind last, citizens of Calgary lire to oe assured ot an adenuate fcnpply of gas-the gas company must follow an'.extensive programme ot Prilling In the. various fields. BURIED AT CALGARY CALGARY, Sept. Harris, seven-year-old son of Frede'rick James Harris of 1160 Haro street, Vancou- ver, was buried hero today. The little boy was crushed to death In an eleva- tor in a business block here. Tho father came here for the-funeral. 'COMMISSIONERS AT WINNIPEG WINNIPEG, -Sept. Board of Railway Commissioners for Can- ada 'held a session hore this morning. Only matters of local interest such as applications for' changes in spur trackage were dealt with. Tho board leaves tonight for Saskatoon. Kn Instructions have heen received lit the local customs oflice in regard to collecting luxury Hini 'sales tax but Wr. C. Wood, inland revenue officer, has Instructions to the effect that cus- toms officers In outlying points, where (in Inland 'Revenue office Is not main- Mined will collect these taxes. For some Hmo stamps have been ou Halo for this purpose and It is under- stood these custom officers will re- teive supplies of them. Returns have Lo bo made by them to the Inland Rev- cnue offices. At the present lime re- i turns frim customs offices at pent lo Calgary, Burdett, and Canlston are SPECIALS Cocoanul Tarts Regular 60c a dozen. Wednesday and Thurs- 35c 65 c One dozen for Or two dozen for......, TWO DAYS ONLY WATCH THIS SPACE NEXT WEEK. KIRKBY'S 606 Third Avenue South HOME MADE BREAD, CAKES AN" PASTRY SECOXD SECTION The Rhyming Optimist Aline Mlchaelli.) (By Aline iiichaells.) It must bo hard wheu folks can't ieep except on easy beds with slllen comforts soft and and down be- eath their heads. It mutt be awful A'ben each sound can break into oue'g rest and when each noise for miles arouud makes nerves Consider the Insomniac who seldom gets a snooze, but flops about from side lo back and sighs and treU and slews. He tie faadman throngh the night with pillj ot every mr.ke, hot slumber will not treat him right leaves him wide He triw the trick of counting sheep, which: manr recommend, yet .mill he doesn't got to sleep UH night U at an end. He ;ouiite each wooly quadruped a ttoiw-' >nd times, It seems, the while he ;s on his bed and prays for pleasant dreams. Yes, It roust be fearful thing when slumber stays aloof, and that is vjy I love to sing about my old tin roof. Times when the rain comes pouring down upon that roof of tin, it seems that war had hit the wn, so mighty is the din. "Bang! it tomes, like steady fire of ad artillery, but as I don my night attire. It Bounds O. K. to me. For jvhen 1'vo tied my night-cap tight and crawled into the hay, I know I'll sleep right through the night and far into the day. My bed is hard, my 'covers thin, yet epells like' witchcraft 'lurt beneath lha_t good old" roof ot tin arid never fail to work. to In Order to Obtain and Sewer On.Road Allowance The city council held 'Its regular meeting on Tuesday morning instead of on Monday afternoon as arranged., Very little business was tha ;ime being taken'in going.overvtnit-i ters whiuh had transpired during the absence of the mayor. -i An, application by the Federal Coala Co. to erect scales on the road allowance, as'per submitted; bviis dealt -with. The request will be'suli- milted to. the city solicitor for advice and- If approved the public works will grant the coat com- pany a- lease, on. a.yeariy Owners.of vacant lots, at present naccesslble to sewer and watef'-cbn- lectlons, are making uso of the priyl- ege recent resolution passed by the council whereby, .'.to meet the li. ise shortage, such-, lota be for property In the lands of the city where such conven- ences eiist, the.difference in values is assessed .being paid. An appljca; ion of this kind was made by EG HazeU for exchange of Lot 10, Block 6 and Lots 13 to 18, assessed at'J9J5 J405 respectively, for Lots 114 and 15, Block F, asssBsed at The ipplication was granted'on payment if the difference In values. Au application from W. J. Williams or similar exchange of two of his lota was refused Inrthot there is a front- age to them on sewer anil water and therefore does not meet with the pirit of the resolution. v v -5- A FINE EXHIBIT The Individual grain and vegetable eitoblt ot John Ham- Ilton, of CaijIdiUe. which won the prlie presentee oy Sug- gitt ths Lethbridge- Coaldale fair, is now on exhibit f{ in the window of the J. D. Co. drug store.' PAOS N1XE UP 2 CENTS Increased freight rates have caused a. JumD Jn tha_ orlco nf facniin? Lethhrldge ot two cents, It was an- noanced morning. The jump went into effect during the week-end and the wholesale price Is now 54 cents a gallon. Kerosene has followed in' the path of gasojlne. .Two cents Is the in- crease in thlSj case as well. The wholesale price Is now 41 cents a gal- lon. No change.has yet beepiaade in tie price of ojls. POLICEMAN SHOT FOUR TIMES BY 7SHOPBREAKERS Sept. revolvers in the hands of a pair of suspected ahon -breakers peppered away-.at Policeman Thomas Merrill early; this morning when-he attempt- ed-to-arrest them.. The constable was lit, four times, hut managed: to wrest away from one man, slnn him with' the butt of the gan and jandcuff 2 When help came the policeman was 'lying unconscious over the body his shackled prison- er, namelJ Carroll.. The other man .escaped. CALIFORNIA'S; BIG INCREASE IN- POPULATION California, the L9SO population of which was announc- ed .today by thef census-hnreau as an iicreasb ol or [4.1. cent., in the last ten las outgrown? Indiana and Georgia. slate's" Is uoth nuierically-'aad Velatively, than that of.'any -population ot been DON'T FORGET Tho only place where, you get your shoea repaired hy prac- tical shoemakers is at Hutton Perkins Fifth Street South Phone 693 3 doors S. of Colonial Theatrs ahd'its nnmerical increase eiceedsthe coinhined iifcreai efot Ma s sachusetts, Georgia; California, yrhich- ranked 'now rank' in tenth.. place or. The name Chief Moun- tain was chosen for this company because .it stands for everything that is pure and unadul- terated. Creamery Products Stand for the same thing and the Company that manufactures these stands back of their products. Chief Mountain Creamery Co., Ltd. LETJHBRIDGE, PHONE 1929 OKLA-APLO A DELIGHTFUL DRINK Here's a cool, refreshing, like- able drink for child or adult; It's a beverage that you can with safety und enjoyment serve nt- your table or fo your fuests. Try It at your favorite fountain lodaj-. A FULL LINE OF SOFT FLAVORS Ask the Person Who Has Eaten Here And Take Advice. The Yale ZI2.-FIFTH SOUTH FLOUR TAKES FORTY CENT HERE Flour hat taken a slump. At the Ellison and Taylor mills it was announced this morning that a forty cent reduction has been made on a barrel. This practical- ly means a twenty cent drop on a hundred pound sack In the retail stores. The price In the retat! stores has been in the neighborhood of a hundred pound sack and L- r. up icuuucu IU J7.25. Thli Is the tlilrd reduc- tion In the price of fiour since the Dominion government removed the control, the tout reduction amounting to a barrel. Furniture Is going contrary to food In the matter of prices. The new lists received by Mr. J. w. Bawden show an Increase approxi- mating ten per cent, rioht through. 0. R. Klevell, successor to Fred enny.in the C.P.R. Telegraphs here, las arrived in the city, and took over ils morning. Mr. Kenny leaves tonight for Calgary. Mr..KieveIl has'been nine years In ha smploy of the C.P.R. Telegraph Jept. and for "a short time last sum- ner wag relieving telegraph agent lere.during.the absence of Mr. Kenny. He JB a returned man, having gone overseas-with the Central Alberta iorse from Hed Deer being attached o the 35th Battalion. He was later appointed Signalling Officer with the Ith Battalion. Before the war Mr. CievelL was. telegraph agent at Red Deer. PASSENGER TRAINS COLLIDE l LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. Twenty-five persons were Injured, sev- eral of them seriously, when two Mis- Eouri-Pacific passenger trains collMed head-on, .near Malveru, 'Aft., last njght, ;v LETH BRIDGE BOY _ WINS SCHOLARSHIP The winners of the university mat- riculation scholarships for June 1920 are ai'.nouncrj as follows: 1, W. Calgary; 2, Geo. Salt, Calgary; Jean. .McLaggan, Kdraon- ton; i, K. R. JamSeson. Kdmontou; 5. Vi'ni. Archer. t.ethbridge: C, Etna lluuibke. Drumheller. AUa. The names are in order of merit. The winner of the women's univer- sity club scholarship for matricula- tion examinations of June-, 1920 Is Elsie C. Goff, Carbon, Alia News has reached the city that a well-known farmer in the CouHs dls- trlct, of the name ot WinnlSeld flook was found dead in an elevator at Coutts. No particulars are at the present time available as to the ecus? of death. Coroner Humphries has been notified and left for Coutls to hold an inquest. i bee i.ni. OTinr iirur 01 Hit! HLA! m Knight.Watson Ranching company will make their first fall shipment of. cattle at Sweet Grass on October 6. according to present plans, It was an- nouuced this morning. The Slclnlyre Ranching company will ship with them. Shipments of cattle out of the dis- trict have not been as heavy this year as in some previous years, owing to the feed condllious ol laat tall and winter and the fact that calves suff- ered so heavily. In the matter of food and being sold off, number of young cattle in the south is greatly reduced. This fact will he particular- ly noticeable next year as well. Henry Dryfoos, 86, veteran horse7 man, of Hazelton, Pa, after using an auto for ten years, has returned to his old love, the surrey, drawn by a pacer. MR. STRICKLAND TO ATTEND CONFERENCE E. K. Strickland, Dominion Entomo- logist at the Lcthbridge experimental' farm, eipects to attend the grasshop- per conference in Winnipeg on Octo: her S. This will be an international conference from which, it is expected a uniform war will grow ou hoppers on both sides of the international boundary, Methods for hoppers will be discussed. Tho conference was called at the request of E. C. .Ourill. of the United States department of ag- I riculture, who first took the matter up with the department of agriculture in Manitoba. Saskatchewan will he represented by Medley Auld, deputy minister o( agriculture. NOTICE! All persons working In or around the mines, wishing to at- tend night Echool during this coming winter, to take courses on the following subjects, aro requested to give in their names to R. Peacock, secretary of the Miners' Uuion, as early a 'pos- sible.. SUBJECTS English Language, Shorthand, Typewriting, Bookkeeping, Mo- tor Engineer, Fire Boss, Pit Boss, etc. ROBT. PEACOCK. Secretary No. 574. I Lethbridge School District No. 51 NIGHTCLASSES The -Board of Trustees of the above .District beg to announce that Night Classes will'be organ-' Jzed on both North and South of the C. P. R. to COMMENCE MONDAY, OCTOBER 4TH, 1920. These, classes will be held Monday and Thurs- day evenings in each week from 4th of October, to'March 29th, 1921, and it is proposed to com- mence -w.ith the following subjects: BUSINESS ENGLISH AND CORRE- SPONDENCE SHORTHAND AND TYPEWRITING MINING CLASSES MOTOR MECHANICS SHOP ARITHMETIC ELEMENTARY COURSES IN LISH, ARITHMETIC and CIVICS CHINESE CLASSES subjects will be added If reauesled and sufficient appli- cations are received for tho same. The Board of Tnnlees invite the-co operation ot nil Trades fntorc6led in making these at the Ccnlral sch001 ani1 Westminster school-on the evening ot Friday, October 1st, from 7.30 to 8.30. (Sgd.) J, HODGSON, B.A., Superintendent A name which has al- ways had the confidence of the Housewife. PHONE 378 On and After Sept. 24th, 192O and until furthev notice, we will pay the fol- lowing prices for cream: No. 1 Sweet Cream, 65c per Ib. Butterfat. No. 1 Sour Cream, 5Sc per Ib. Butterfat. No. 2 Sweet Cream, 52c per Ib. Butterfat. CRYSTAL DAIRY LTD. PHONE Inserted by Social Service League. EVERY FRIEND OF PROHIBITION COME TO WESLEY HALL TONIGHT Shall tht imports' tion or bringing cf Intoxfcating ffquora fnto the Provfnce be forbidden? NO Shall the Imports tion or bringing of iirn u intoxicating liquors IfS I fnto the Province be ILU forbidden? ;