Star-Phoenix from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada on October 19, 1936 · 3
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KoJk wedding ring THE BEST SELECTION OF NOVELTY NECKWEAR Will be seen at McGowan'a. Here are collar. Jabots, sets, veetees and CO mCI reera In lovely rich fabrics D9v lilw Mc COWANS so BIRKS There In a dif frrenr yet It costH no more. Th highest hmierttture one ymr ago today At The Star-Phoenix Goes Home. SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN, MONDAY, OCTOBER 1 9, 193 6. The Star-Phoenix Goes Home. Whim P Story of Pitched Battle Among City Youths Described Chief Donald Summons Parents and Boys to His Office to Discuss Situation; One Lad Fired Six Shots, Scored Two Hits Tales of neighborhood "battles" being fought by opposite factions of boys armed with BB guns, air rifles and sling shots, were heard In the police station Saturday afternoon when' Chief Donald discussed safety measures with 17 teen age lads, and their parents. There were mpre than 30 persons present. HAD RECEIVED MANY COMPLAINTS The meeting was the result of many complaints received during the past few months, wherein the police were Informed that the discharging of firearms In the city and along the city limits had become a meaace to the public. Although police had been actively engaged In investigations tor months, the climax came with a pitched battle at the residence of Patrick Meagher, 1007 Colony Street, early in September, ana inquiries into the schoolboy "battle" have been continuing since that time. . NOT COURT SESSION Opposing armies of boys planned' to have a "battle" at a rock pile, but the plan of campaign was not carefully worked out, and the "troops gathered at Mr. Meagher's house while he was away. Some were inside the dwelling and some were outside when the shooting took place Owing to the number of persons present, it was found more convenient to have the discussion of the matter in the courtroom, rather thin In Thief Donald's office. A. S. Wright, secretary of the Children's Aid was present. In his opening remarks Chief Donald advised the parents and the children that they were not present in court; that no charges had been laid, and that there was no stigma attached to tneir presence in un courtroom. He added that the larger room had been used because It offered seating for those In attendance. CAB WAS HIT Chief Donald then reviewed events of the Spring, Summer and Fall in Saskatoon. He told the audience that many complaints of shooting In the city had been received. Householders had told of narrow escapes from Injuries. Windows had been shattered with attendant worries and expense. Several boys had actually been shot. One had spent some time in the hospital. One lad, present at the meeting, had been hit on the head by a pellet. The chief also stated that a woman had suffered splintered glass Bridegroom Dodges Camera Try to Finish Gravel Work Heavy Machinery Taken for Completion of 16 Miles on Jasper Highway Tn an effort to comnlete travelling 16 miles on the Jasper Highway west of Battleford, where grading was done during the Summer, M. Mc-Auley, contractor, has moved heavy machinery from Sovereign tp the scene of operations. The work will be continued and finished, if possible before the snow falls. The contractor has just finished the work of gravelling the 17 miles between Rosetown and Elrose thereby making Highway No. 4 a com- pletely gravelled highway between Swift Current and Bigger. More than 100 men were employed and they ran two eight-hour shifts a day. The class of gravel used was of the heat and the nit. five miles south east of Hughton contained an unlimited quantity. Instead of the usual 800 yards to the mile a generous 1,160 yards was put on, the hauling being done in a large number of trucks ranging from H4 vards to eteht yards in capacity. This contracV begun In September, has been completed In record time, work continuing uninterruptedly with excellent weather conditions prevailing. Technical School Classes Listed when a bullet struck the car she was driving. The chief pointed out that the case had nothing to ao with the boys who were present, but he said he wished to show the dan ger of using fire-arms. CRIMINAL OFFENSE Continuing, the officer stressed his words, made public recently, that ammunition has changed greatly in the past lew years, rie aeciarea that the modern ammunition is hitrh-Dowered and has greater carry ing powers. He said that .22 bullets and BB shots are a danger to life. t Mention was made too of the criminal code which provides pen alties for firing rifles or air guns in the city; and penalties may also be imposed where sale or gift Is made to minors under 12 years, with cer tain exceptions. EMPHASIZE DANGER Chief Donald then threw the meet ing open to discussion, and gave parents and children the opportunity or discussing tne matter. One parent said that so far as she could learn, the ring-leader, and or ganizer of the "battle" was not nresent. Chief Donald replied that extensive inquiries over a period of weeks had been difficult, and that the duty of the police in making complete inquiries would be carried out. Another parent thanked Chief Donald for calling the meeting. and expressed appreciation for his statement in the press of a few day ago calling attention to the danger of the use of fire-arms. The parent offered the opinion that there should be more publicity to bring to citizens the realization that the use of fire-arms was a constant danger, and that the firearms should be scrapped. NORMAL SITUATION Asked what started the "neigh borhood wars," one woman said that war was in the air; that the news in the papers and over the radio was filled with battles and strife, and that children had come to look upon war aa a "normal" situation. ... In his closing remarks, Chief Donald offered three thoughts to those present. The first was that he did not wish them to feel that they were the only ones who had been asked to come to the police station. He said that he realized that the shooting was widespread in and around the city, and in other cities. He added that he had interviewed four persons on the subject just prior to Tne present meeting. Secondly, the chief asked the boys to stop and think how un-hnnnv thev would be. through the rest of their lives, if during one of their so-called "battles" they snot a boy, and that he was maimed for lire, or aiea or a ounei in tne orain. WRITHING IN PAIN The chief referred tn a statement offered voluntarily at the meeting by a little boy, who said that during the "battle" he had fired six shots and hit two boys. Mention was also made of the statement of one parent who told of seeing a child writhing on the street after he had been shot in the calf of the leg. The third point that the chief brought out was that he wanted the boys to talk seriously among themselves about the use Of fire arms, and the dangers. He askea them to try and dissuade their boy friends from using such guns and aiinir shots: and he also reminded them that the police would have to take action if they failed to cooperate and flaunted the law. One of the parents thanked Chief Donald for the help he had given in bringing the seriousness of the matter home to parents, and said that he trusted that such a matter would not occur again to put the force to so much trouble. IS : '' ; P ? '.. :: . . V LVV ! . -I r't f- s : Vr I V'h li2f Says Rates For Loans Too Steep Bickerton Appreciates House Repair Scheme In Other Respects HITS AT INTEREST Weather-Stripping Effective Means Of Keeping Cold Air Out of Houses CHARGES TO HOME-OWNERS COMPARED TO THOSE MADE TO FEDERAL GOVT. How much cold air comes through I Inside the house Is 70 degrees above a window in Winter time? Pro- zero. feasor A. R. Greig of the College When the wind is blowing at five of Engineering, University of Sas-! miles per hour the "infiltration" of Htarf hoomx Photo. CASKATCHEWAN'S first civil marriage ceremony may have been a novelty to many people, but to the bridegroom, Arthur Rouse, a Donavon district farmer, the press camera after the event was too much. So he ducked. The wedding party was snapped descending the steps at the Courthouse here Saturday after Judge Bryant had united Mr. Rouse and Miss Marjorie Evelyn Cairns of Donavon. They were accompanied by Mrs. Lucy Cairns, the bride's mother, who proved an effective shield for the groom when the camera clicked, and a young sister of the bride. Buy Barley In Province Scouts From United States Contact Farmers Here; - Shortage in South At the Technical Collegiate, the adult night class in art has been divided into two sections. Figure and portrait work, Monday evening, and general night class In art Tuesday evening. Public school children will attend their art class In the efternon from 4.30 to 6.30. A night class In radio for second class certificate of proficiency will begin Monday. The class Is for beginners in radio and those interested as amateurs. The auto mechanics class will be on Monday nights for seniors, under Instruction of Mr. Moodie, and the juniors will have their class Tuesday evening under Mr. Daviea. SWINE CLUB FAIRS Swine club fairs will be held at Invermay on Tuesday and Yorkton on Thursday. The judge will be J. 1 Pawley, Moose Jaw. The Prince Albert swine club will hold a fair on Saturday. When Saskatoon Was Younger Barley buyers from Minnesota have hppn canvassing individual farmers in northeastern Saskatchewan trying to get barley to meet the shortage in the United States, E. K. Brockelbank, extension worker of the University or Saskatchewan, was informed while in that part of the Province. A premium of about 33 cents has been paid above regular barley prices. Mr. Brockelbank was informed that distillers were taking Regal barley freely. Henry Lyons, Lac Vert, who had a crop of i over 50 bushels to the acre of Regal barley, was offered the full malting premium. Fall work is much further ad' vanced than usual in the northeast of the Province, Mr. Brockelbank remarked. "Through the KorKton Canora, Wadena and Tisdale dis tricts summerfallows are wonder fully clean and in good tilth. 1 never saw more surface cultivation done in the Fall," he commented. Much of the stubble has been cul tivated this Fall and in many places shows green growth that will De killed in Winter. expects election in this Province EDMONTON, Oct. 19 Premier William Aber- hart, in his Sunday night address, laid special em- phasis on donations and letters from- Saskatche- wan, which he acknowl- edged, and repeated a rumor that an election would be held in Saslat- chewan within a year. He said: "Our move- ment is growing in Sas- katchewan, and the re- port is circulating there an election is in the of- fing'next year." Appreciation of the Federal program for house repair and modernization, but objection that the interest charges are still out df line with the rate at which money is available to the Government, was voiced by G. R. Bickerton, president of the United Farmers of Canada, in a press statement issued today. ' WORK FOR MA NV ' Mr. Bickerton said: "The Dominion Government house repair and modernizing program will no doubt enable a great number of building craftsmen to again become usefully employed and will also assist many home owners to have much needed repair and modernizing work done to their homes. "While the maximum chergeable interest is 3 '4 per cent, it should be understood bv the urban borrower that, providing the installments are I tuu uii uue units, tits win actually have paid 6.32 per cent for the use of the loan, with further penalties if payments become in arrears. "The devices used to have wage-earners continue to pay the wages of capital are surely varied and many. I note with Interest that farmers can also avail themselves of the plan if they so desire. JL'ST MORE DEBT "But the method of repayment in the case of the farmer is as yet somewhat indefinite. The farm homes of Saskatchewan surely need repairing and modernizing, but with farm debts in this Province already aggregating over $450,000,000, farmers may hesitate before loading themselves with more debt. "I had hoped that a housing scheme embodying a constructive program to replace the slum conditions found in most CaYiadiaa cities, financed by a Central Bank Issue. It appears, however, that the Government concurs In the pol icy of individuals continuing to pay over 6 per cent for credit while the Government can fmd buyers of treasury notes at three-quarters of one per cent ana apparently nave no difficulty in selling bonds at IM per cent. I have no doubt, however, that the Government's announcement will give welcome encouragement to many idle workers, wno win wel come the opportunity to again give useful service to tne community at remunerative employment." katchewan, supplied today some of the ngures arrived at oy neaiing engineers. An ordinary window with sliding SHKh does not lit very tightly in Winter. If it is loose enough to open in Summer when the air is moist, it will be much looser in Winter when the air is dry. The harder the wind blows, the more cold air will come in. Storm sah will keep out some of the cold air. Felt weather strip around the edge of the sash will cut down the draught of air still further. TAKE EXAMPLE An example may be taken from the engineers' tables for a window five feet by two and a half feet when the temperature outside is 30 below zero and the temperature Inaugural Banquet Of Club on Oct. 26 Local Quota Club to Receive Charter; Have Lined Up Varied Program The Weather At t o'clock this afternoon the Star-Phoenix 'thermometer registered 40 degrees. University of Saskatchewan readings at 8 o'clock this morning: Temperature, 31; barometer, 30.02; humidity, 76. Summary of preceding 24 hours: Maximum temperature, 55.6; minimum temperature, 28.6; minimum temperature at ground level, 26; mean temperature, 50.6; wind, average velocity, 15.6; maximum velocity, 21; direction, west; sunshine, 3 hours; .04 inch of rain. From the Piles of the Phoenix and the Star TWENTY YEARS AGO October 19, 1916 Franco-British police and 300 French marines guarded King Con-stantine's palace at Athens. The Italian Government offered a reward of $20,000 for information fading to arrest and conviction of persons connected with the sinking of the dreadnaught Leonardo da Vinci, in Taranto harbor. Russian troops moved toward the Hungarian and Rumanian frontiers. Three church ministers of Kinlstino enlisted as nrivates in the C.E.F.; they were the Rev. William Allsby, Anglican; the Rev. Robert H. Gilmour, Presbyterian; and the Rev. Walter Pavey, Methodist The British war office announced a total of 24,994 officers and men killed, wounded or missing during tha last week of fighting. TEN YEARS AGO October 19. 1928 Grain Drices rose sharply on the Winnipeg market; October wheat closed at $1.47. Threshing was general in the Calgary district-Premier Ferguson of Ontario announced that electors of the Province would be called to vote on the liquor question, because of failure of the Ontario Temperance Act. Threshing was 70 per cent completed In Saskatchewan. The Hon. A. P. McNab announced his Intention to retire from active politics. Miss Vera Puxley of Humboldt won the Governor-General's medal; the year before, the medal was won by her brother, Phillip. A forthcoming event of much Interest is the inaugural banquet of the newly formed Quota Club of Saskatoon which is to be held in The Bessborough on October 26. The occasion of the banquet Is the presentation of its charter to the club which has the dis tinction of being the first women's service club to be formed in Saskatoon. In its aims and activ ities Quota closely resembles the Rotarian men's clubs. Its motto "We Share" Indicates the ideals of fellowship and service fbr which Quota stands. To this function rresiaent cva Leger and the directors of the club have Invited a large number of reoresentative guests belonging to the various cultural, civic and bus iness groups In the city as wen as the presiding offices of the kindred clubs for men. A varied program has been arranged for the evening which will mark the debut of the Quota Club of Saskatoon as one of the city a service organizations. Auto Upsets, Three Hurt J. B. Edgar in Hospital Here; Party Had Attended Asquith Funeral Returnins from Asquith, where thev had attended the funeral of Ingram Lake, Saturday afternoon, six Saskatoon war veterans, ria-insr in a car owned by Thomas Mil ler, bandmaster of the Saskatoon Light Infantry Band, were Injured when the car overturned in the ditch a mile west of the Govern ment Elevator. Those receiving cuts and bruises were Mr. Miller. W. Campbell, president of the Army and Navy Veterans unit, and J. B. Edgar. Mr. Edgar was taken to hospital here and late last night, his condition was reported to be improvea. Mrs. Carl Yule Dies In The Pas Hospital Wife of Airman Was Active in Music and Entertainment Circles of Saskatoon Thief Leaves Ca To Avoid Capture Surprised in Gasoline Theft, Man Takes to Heels at El-stow in Night Special to the Star-Phoenix ELSTOW, Sask., Oct 17. Constable McLean, R.C.M.P., of Young, and Ed Anderson, night policeman of Elstow are scouring the country for a man who stole five gallons of gasoline from the British American Oil Company's shed here last night It appears mat tne man naa ariven into town in a light truck, had unlocked the oil shed, whirh is across the tracks from the village, filled his own five-gallon can, and had then relocked the shed. He was seen by Mr. Anderson as he left the shed. Dropping the can into the truck he took to his heels, leading his pursuer through the fair grounds for a mile south before he outdistanced him too much for capture. Following s brief Illness. Mrs. H. C. (Carl) Yule, formerly of Saskatoon, died in St. Antolne's Hos pital, The Pas, Sunday morning. Mrs. Yule was the youngest daugh ter of Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Torbet, at one time residents or this city, and now living in Leaner, B.C. Beth Torbet was Dorn tn Bal beeele. Perthshire. Scotland, on October 10, 1910. The family moved to Canada in 1916. Miss Torbet was a member of the staff of the Bank of Nova Scotia in Saskatoon, and was active in musical circles. She was a member of First Baptist Church choir, and was also lden tified with "Maids and Middies' entertainment organization. In December, 1935, Miss Torbet married Pilot Carl yule, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. P. Yule, 808 Fourteenth Street, east. After their marriage Mr. and Mrs. Yule moved to Moose Lake, Man., where Mr. Yule was connected with Lamb Airways Limited. Surviving are: her widower, and her parents, as well as three brothers and two sisters. They are: P. J. Torbet. Bowen Island, B.C.; W. C. Torbet, 1005 Colony Street, saskatoon; tsert -ioroet, Ladner. B.C.; Mrs. M. E. Peever, Toronto; Mrs. Percy 8. Newall, 534 Fifth Avenue, north, saskatoon. Funeral services will be held in First Baptist Church, Saskatoon, at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon. Campbell's Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements. News of Immediate Initiation of the Dominion Government and the chartered banks co-operative scheme to assist in a $50,000,000 housing repair and modernizing program, as reported trom uttawa SatuiVay, was received with en-thuslusm by members of the Saskatoon Modernization Campaign Committee. While modernization of stores, dwellings, farm buildings and all manner of structures has become an International movement during the last few months, the members of the Saskatoon campaign commit tee feel that they were in tne van In the march of progress, nasaa- toon business men started planning their work exactly one year ago. During the Winter they collected ail manner of data on the bringing of buildings up to date, and held a number of meetings to discuss the questions pertaining to improve ments to Duuaings ana grounas. Earlv last Spring the members went Into action with a comprehensive advertising and publicity campaign designed to aid landlords and tenants In making the most of mod ernization methods at tne lowest lost. The committee gathered statis tics on building and construction; on the installation of late model electrical devices; on safety measures for homes; planning gardens, rockeries and pools; insulation ana roofing and other matters. Many persons called at tne onices of lumber dealers, painters, con tractors, electrical engineers, hard ware dealers and other business men connected with the campaign, and secured Information which aided them in beautifying their homes and surroundings. A number of local businessmen and householders undertook to make their dwellings and stores more attractive. The camnaign has been voted a success by members of the committee. It was stated Saturday that the work would continue this Fall. The fact that all signs point to further release of purchasing power in Canada is taken as an omen for good, and that further beautifica-tlon contracts will be made during the coming season. Big Future For flying Alderman Niderost Asks Support of Local Club In Expansion Work "I'm convinced that aviation is due for great development in Western Canada soon, and that . Saskatoon should bend every effort to lead in that development, stated Alderman Carl Niderost, who today recommended that citizens support the Saska toon Flying Club. The club, recently was in corporated under the Benevo lent Societies Act, must have $3,000 by November 1 in order to assure its existence as a public body. GO AFTER SUPPORT Officials, at a recent meeting, appointed C. L. Welch, local accountant, to solicit memberships from companies and Individuals interested in flying, and this week, Mr. Welch will approach several prominent persona here for support for the new club. Alderman Niderost, who Is familiar with the set-up of the new club, recommended It to the pub-. lie. ."Ibelieve-that the -Saskatoon Flying Club is worthy of support from every Individual, and that the club, when firmly established, will do a great deal towards developing Saskatoon as an aviation centre on the Prairies," he said. The flying club is at present negotiating with officials of the Canadian Association of Flying Clubs to hold Its 1937 convention at Saskatoon. Officers, to be selected at the annual meeting on November 27, will be nomlnnted by a cummittee, composed of Tom Sigsworth, F. P. Saunders, H. R. Herbert, F. J. Garrett and W. Bcrnhard. Names other than those proposed by the committee may be submitted to the annual meeting on application of five members of the Saskatoon Flying Club. v A meeting on the night of October 31, at which assets and liabilities of the old Saskatoon Aero Club will be taken over provided sufficient money Is raised, and the Saskatoon Flying Club firmly established as the only club operating at Saskatoon, was decided on by the recent meeting of the new club. cold air would be, for an average window with upper and lower sash, 700 cubic feet per hour, with storm sash added, 525 feet per hour, and with weather strip around the edge of the storm sash, 70 feet per hour. The heat loss from this source in the three cases would be 1,290 British thermal units, 970 B.T.U.'s and 130 B.T U.'s. Through the same window with a wind at 15 miles per hour the heat loss would be 4.030, 2,590 and 420 British thermal units for the three types of protection. The heat loss is about three times as great when the wind is blowing 15 miles per hour as when it is at five miles per hour, and the heat loss is about ten times as great for ordinary sash without storm window as for the same window with the addition of storm sash and felt weatherstrip. The benefit of the weatherstrip is striking. FRESH AIR ESSENTIAL The average wind velocity at Saskatoon is about 9.4 miles per hour, but the days the householder has to prepare for are the days of strong wind. Some fresh air Is of course needed in a house. Fresh air has 20.9 per cent oxygen. The air that has been breathed once is reduced to 15.4 per cent oxygen. When the oxygen content of the air In a room drops to 13 per cent breathing be comes aiiucuit. One farmer remarked to Profes sor Greig that when his neighbors Duut new nouses they sealed them up so well that thev never had good health until the houses de veloped air leaks. Professor Greig noted, however, that the more economical way of letting in fresh air was to let it in where it was needed. One could open the bedroom window and get fresh air without chilling the whole house, he suggested. Colorful Garb Seen On Streets Wa Wa Temple Shriners Give Public Display During Forenoon HOLD CEREMONIAL HUNDREDS WITNESS HONOR TO WAR DEAD; 9 MEMBER? INITIATED INTO ORDER . nUifnrtf Pays $5 and Costs ror just a lap "I Just tapped him with my hand." This was the defense offered in the police court this morning by William Mulvihlll, 68, laborer, 331 Avenue B, south, who was charged with assaulting Walter Hewitt on Tuesday night. The complainant was an elderly man of frail ap- Eearance. Mulvihlll pleaded guilty, e was fined (5 and costs or 20 days. ' The Informant claimed he was standing on a street corner when the accused approached him. "Ha called me a Protestant and a pigeon-stool, and he hit me and 1 went down like a cow," explained the tottering old man. "I just tapped him," spoke up the accused. The magistrate then levied the fine. BYRON A. HAINING Byron A. Halnlng, aged 43 years, formerly of Saskatoon, died In Detroit on Sunday. Mr. Hainlng lived In Saskatoon for many years and was manager of tne Remington Typewriter Company', offices. He left tne city In ma. surviving are his widow, and one daughter, Barbara; also his mother, Mrs. A. L. Hainlng, who resided in Saskatoon for many years. A sister, Mrs. W. R. Fetzer, of St. Louis, Mo., Is accompanying the body from Detroit to Saskatoon. The funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Thursday. The Rev. J. A. MacKenzie, D D., will officiate in the chapel of Campbell') Funeral Home. Interment will take place in the family plot in Woodlawn Cemetery. MRS. WILLIAM STEMVER Esther, aged 60 years, wife of William Stemper, 705 Avenue L, south, died in a local hospital early this morning. Mrs. Stemper had resided In Saskatoon for a years. Surviving are four sons and one daughter. They are: Ruben, Albert, George and Fred, and Mrs. Robert Jones of Saskatoon, f uneral service will be held at 2 o'clock Tuesday in the chapel of Campbell's Funeral Home. The Rev. A. E. Greenhafgh will officiate. MRS. ELIZABETH NICHOLSON Funeral service for Mrs. Elizabeth Nicholson, of 511 Twenty-ninth Street, was held in the chapel of McKague's Funeral Home, Saturday afternoon. The service was conducted by the Rev. Roy Melville. The rallbearers were W. G. Hazel, W. 8. Fyfe, Alex Downle, I' rcy Gibbons, R. Sim and R Mathews.. Burial was made In Woodlawn Cemetery. Hold Second Annual Meet Laura Chapman, President, to Report at Gathering of O.C.Y.M. Tuesday The second annual meeting of the Co-operative Commonwealth Youth Movement will be held at 8 o'clock Tuesday evening, at 102 Bowerman Block. Miss Laura Chapman, president of the Saskatoon unit will give a report of the club's activities during the past year. This report will be followed by the election of offi cers for the coming season, together with an informal discussion of future Dlans and Dolicies. The organization had Its beginnings in the desire of a small group of young men and women to pro mote the alms and ideals of the C.C.F. In Saskatoon. Under the able leadership of Joe MacLean, graduate in law from the University of Saskatchewan and prominent In debating circles there, the Saskatoon unit was set up and affiliated with the provincial organization of the C.C.Y.M. whose headquarters is at Regina. When Mr. MacLean left the city to resume his profession at Lloydminster, the presidency was taken over by Miss Beth Allchtson who Is at present making a study of conditions In Palestine. "Although the election results have been discouraging, the C.C.Y.M. in Saskatoon has grown In Intensity of purpose If not In membership," Miss Chapman said today. "It looks to the future with renewed optimism, firm in Its belief that the trend of events is making co-operative production for the use of the many rather than for the profit of a few, Inevitable, and sincerely hopeful that changes in our economic system will be brought about peacefully by the Intelligent UBe of the ballot. "A full turnout of members Is expected for this annual meeting, all those Interested in joining the club will be made welcome." Members of the Ancient Arabic Order, Nobles of the Mystic Shrine Shriners to the- populace are in Saskatoon today. Some 400 of them are in the city for the Wa-Wa Temple Ceremonial at The Bessborough. While the strict ceremonial will be conducted with mystic ritual behind guarded doors this afternoon, the morning was devoted to public appearances when the Shriners made their popular appeal with color, dignity and music. WREATH AT CENOTAPH A feature of the morning's program was the laying of a wreath : at the Cenotaph by Potentate Walter S. Mclnnis In an impressive yet simple ceremony at Saskatoon's memorial to her war dead. Arriving 150 strong from Regina, seat of the Wa-Wa Temple, and with large numbers coming from other centres in Saskatchewan and neighboring Provinces, the Shriners delighted a capacity audience with their sacred concert at the Capitol Theatre on Sunday night. The Cenotaph ceremony this morning was prefaced by a parade through the main business area. There were the divans, chief officers of the order. In their dignified morning coats; the standard-bearers carrying the Union Jack and Old Glory; the patrol from Wa-Wa Temple clad in colorful Arabic costumes; the highly trained band with Its members also in brilliant array; the chanters from the Temple In their sombre cloaks and fezzes; and the many nobles of the order with red fezzes and ordinary civilian garb. After potentate Mclnnis naa laid the wreath in honor of Saskatoon's heroes, the chanters gave evidence of their fine choral training. Hundreds of citizens were present for the ceremony and followed the parade back to The Bessborough where they witnessed ;tne complicated, rhythmic precision of the ceremonial parade of the Temple patrol. Nine candidates weMHsted for initiation at the afternoon's ceremonial: George Cuza, Colmer; the Rev. H. Ellis, Lloydminster; R. H. H. McOill, Saskatoon; W. A. Tucker, M.P., Rosthern; W. J. Murphy, Prince Albert; L. E. Tribe, Saskatoon; Walter Atkinson, White Fox; Dr. J. A. Kiteley, Nipawin; H. A. Ansoll, Watrous. Officers of the order present in the city were: Potentate W. 8. Mclnnis; chief rlbban J. H. Warren, K.C.; assistant rlbban, D. A. R. McCannell; high priest and prophet, E. H. Morrison; oriental guide, H. Maltby; treasurer, K. W. Ross; recorder, Past Potentate Fred W. Logan. All but Mr. Warren are from Heglna. li)0 SHOTGUN STOLEN City police have been asked by the chief constable of Prince Albeit to co-operate in locating a 12-gauge shotgun stolen from the northern city Thursday night. The gun was in two parts and was in a leather case which was marked with the name "E. Connolley.' The name was written in small letters. The gun is the property of C. S. Davis. ILja valued at $150. I SEE The Sakalon Model Makers and Home Craftsmen's Association will meet In 802 Canada Building at 8 o'clock this evening. Of vast interest to many Saska- tonians, who have watched with Interest Great Britain's recovery from business stagnation, will be the address of Hugh Molson, former member of the British House of Commons, at a public meeting this evening. Mr. Molson will speak in the Technical Collegiate auditorium at 8 o'clock on "Problem and Treatment of Unemployment in Great Britain." Charleiti Mason, Canadian passenger agent for United States steamship lines, with offices at Toronto, was a visitor here today. He was seen chatting with A. F. Lenon, clly ticket and steamship agent, at the Canadian National Railways oftlce. . Th( Canadian Legion Male Chorus will meet for its weekly practice on Wednesday at 7.30 p.m. in the lower hall of the Legion Hall. As the chorus wilt take part In the evening service at St. Andrew's Church next Sunday, It Is Imperative that every member be on hand for practice. INGRAM LAKE Funeral service for Ingram Lake, who lived in the Asquith district for more than 30 years, was held in Asquith United Church, Saturday afternoon. The service was con ducted by the Rev William Banks. The church was filled to capacity; tYinnv whn hfiH known Mr. Ijlkft for years stood throughout the service, j journey to Nelson, B.C. At the graveside the flug-dra,)ea casket was lowered as a Canadian Legion bugler sounded the Last Post. Cliff Anderson, president of the Asquith branch of the Canadian Legion, officiated. The pallbearers were W McKadKen, Ernest Cutts, James Smith, Huntley Matheson, James J. Turner and James Edgar. Funeral ananKements were in charge of Campbell's Funeral Home. A party of clergymen, led by the Rev. Bishop Johnston of Toronto, will pass through Saskatoon aboard the Canadian National Railways Continental Limited train Tuesday night. The train arrives here at 9.30 o'clock. The party, it Is understood, will Frank Ellason and Mm. Minerva Cooper will speak tonight at 8 o'clock at the Saskatoon Civic Progress Association's tlrst annual meeting, which will be In the Bowerman Block. A message of International goodwill and Inter-church greetings will be brought by the Rev. Ward F. Boyd, D.D., noted Montreal clergyman, to the anniversary dinner of St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church this evening. The dinner will be from 6 to 7.30 o'clock. The church choir will give a short musical entertainment shortly after 8 o'clock. An Illustrated lecture will be ht in the Salvation Army Citadel, Twentieth Street, east, covering the life and story of Ben Hur. Special slides have been obtained for this lecture from the University of Alberta and a profitable evening is awaiting all who attend. No charge is being made for this service but a silver collection will be taken during the lecture. William Joseph Carter, wan- derlng minstrel, who has entertained people in many Canadian cities and towns with his old violin and penny whistle, Is at Montreal. He sent a note to the Star-Phoenix, writing that he was homeward bound to England, sailing October 23. He will pay his wav, he wrote, and expected to have $10 left to begin his minstrelsy In the Old Land. He experts to return to Western Caniiiu In two years, when he will be 70 yearsofage. -.4i,. -..m th Tnrnnto Con servatory of Music recently stated that Mi.s Fredda Bradley, talented young Saskatoon violinist, u.,,,ivinf on a Saskatoon Rotary Club scholarship, was receiving instruction from Elle Splvak, violinist snd concert master of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. The conservatory informed the Star-Phoenix by letter today that this was a mistake. Miss Bradley Is studying under Alexander Chuhaldln, distinguished violinist on the faculty of the conservatory and known to radio limteners across Canada as director of '-the Canadian Radio Commission's feature, "Melodic Strings." 1

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