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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - April 8, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT THE L E T H B R I D G E IJ A I L Y H E R A r. O WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1911 I SALADA 31 Being all pure tea lea\es, you don't have to submit to the annoyance of dust and dirt floating in your tea cup and injurious to your health. Costs no more than common-place teas. Sealed lead packets only.-Never sold in bulk. BIG REDUCTION IN FREIGHT RATES ORDERED BY RAILWAY BOARD FAVOR THE WEST (Contiriiicd From Front Pagel Classes- Regina, oki .............................. IJegina, new ............................ ^loose Jav. old ..................... 31oose Jaw. new ..................... Caigarv and I'^duicnitut!. old . 3-:dmon1on and Calgary, new Saskatoon, nevv ...................... Saskatook, new ...................... Lethbridjjc, old ...................... Lethbridge.. new ...................... Nelson and Hevelstokr, old ... Ilevelstokc and Nelson, new . 3. ! 1 ,54 �lii ."ill -! U 75 til ).". 1)1 0,^ (2| i.-jn I l..Sh 1.7S l.Ui i.:i'7 1.7!) l.t-,7 (3) I.ll-J .',i.s; l.lit 1.1:2; i.ii: 1.3.". �z.d-l l.(>7 (!) .70 . 77 1.0:: l.OH ,.S7 1.117 l.Oi) 1.58 1.2ti .ti.') .71 Jiii i.iv: .1)5 .7S .7! .90 � SO 1.4') 1.1,1 .-)!) .Tit; .1)0 .DO .S'l .OS ,1)4 .S.'i 7!) 1.33 1,04 (10) ,3-4 .33 .3e .3,-. .,'i2 .49 .40 .37 .!! fillers. Mattress best fibre filling with heavy cotton teit both sides, fancy tick; fine woven wire spring,, well supported with heavy cables. Sx)ecial Sale Price Complete.......SI2.50 85c $1.50 PILLOWS-lSx26, Cotton Filling, special price Per pair ......................................... Odd lines of large Feather Pillows, special A pair.....8..................................... Take advantage and-buy at liie store that sells for cash. Yoj lo not have to pay for bad debts here. WIUON FURNITURE C PHQNH023 tirms Cash 4i6ia-^m.n. I I Grain Hato Reductions j Local 'AV.xiii and flour rale.'; aro .-iiib- stantlaliy loducod by (wo methods, I first ;iy a direct reduction, rantrinp: i from 20 to 30 per rent., and, secondly, , !).v makiuK terniinni Fort Willlaui 1 j iMtPs ihe ma.ximum that may be charged between inlernuHllate sti-! tiona. � For example: tJroadvtew to Winni-! pog, now becomes lo Cents iter' ' nmlbs., and CaX.qary to Winnipea:. now V.\ cents, tliroush the application of j tlic Fort William rate as maximum i iHioomes 24 cents per lOOlhs. j \\'e.stbonnd rates ou flour and otb-' ' cr iU'ain products are similarly roduc- ; ed. ; This is an endorsement of the complaint of the L'nlted Farmers of Al-licrta and the application of tlie Win-nipes Board of Trade. The FnUed I Farmers of Alberta also win out In ; their application for leiiuction of I rates on these products to B.C. sta- � ! ticns. Coal Rates Reduced t.'out rates from l.o^bb;ldge and ' 1 other .ilherta points are .-substantial-,' ly cut, for example: i From Lethbridge to Calgary, from ; SL.'fO per ton to .?1.4r.; I To Ldmontou, from , to $o.30 per ton. Suoar Rates Rieduced Carload sugar rate.-A from Kaymond. ' Alta.. to prairie points also receive attention: To is reduced from' II to fi cents: i Cranbrool;. 4i' to cents; j Kelson, 6o to -"il cents; j Calgary, 31 to 23 cents; Edmonton, 42 to 37 cents; ! ' Regiua. 7>0 to 4:' cents per hundred 1 ,' pounds. : ! Special mileage rates on butter, | � iSheese and eggs, -dressed moats and , dressed poultry between all prairie points come in for reductions. Special mileage tariffs on vege- ^ tables in Manitoba are shown to be reasonable. The rates, however, iu [ Saskatchewan ;uid Alberta, which are : on a somewhat higher scale are re-1 dueed lo the ilanitoba basis. j No Change in Fruit Rates I Special rates on fruits and vege- I tables from British Columbia which; have been revised and reduced since | complaint was launched against them by the United Farmers of Alberta are left unchanged. i Hates on cement from Winnipeg ( are shown to vary little from ihose in Ontario, and are not reduced, but. higher rates from cement plants in ' .^Jberta and Saskatchewan are re- ', duced to the Winnipeg scale. I Lumber aud joiners' work from Bri- '� tish Columbia to the prairie destina- ' tions have been already reduced, fol- ; lowing the - Board's order ia' ,Iuly, ' 1D13. j No reduction is made in live stock ' rates which are shown to be reasonable in view o? the favpiJi^ble carload minimum weights and" volume . of traffic. Rates on fence posts, fire wood, brick, stone, gravel and sand are found to be generally lower than those applying in Ontario, but the higher scales prevailing in Alberta and Saskatchewan are reduced to the lower -Manitoba basis. .A review of the judgment sho'ws that the whole structure of western rates, starting from the standard max-iaium mileage scale class tarif:'s from Lake Superior and Pacific coast terminals, the class distributing rates, commodity tariffs, applying on grain, coal, livestock, cement, fruit, vegetables, brick, sandstone, lumber, dairy if To Tempt The Spring Appetite Try Our Choice SPRING LAMB SWEET JUICY TENDER The rich aroma will add zest to any appetite - Try some for Good Friday and Easter Hind Quarters $1.75 Front Quarters $1.25 We have a complete line of Easter Meats of the highest quality DELANYS LIMITED PHONES 452 and 1522 e carry the largest and choicest m the csty ickens and Phones 412 and 138 products, etc., have been closely inspected and definite decision given in connection with each. The Board has'considered the ciucs-tion of local passenger rates in British Columbia very carefully. It finds that local passenger business is at present being conducted at a loss. It therefore does not feel justified in directing any change until the Board is afforded opportunity ;�. seeing what improvement In passenger revenues will result from improvements in railway grades and .,oi>erating facilities which railways are at present making in that province, and if they are found remunerative only in the sense of contributing'to general prosperity. The rate on pig iron from Port Arthur and Fort William to Winnipeg is reduced from twenty cents per 100 pounds to $3.00 per gross ton, or 13.4 cents per 100 pounds. From the Souria mines reductions as made by the Board in the Alameda case are confirmed and others made. Thus, from Estevau to Brandon, the rate is reduceer ton. From Merrltt, B.C., to Yale, from $1.80 to $1.65; to Kamloope, from $2.00 Jto $1.76; to Sicamous, from $2.50 to $2.20; to Penticton, from $3.30 to" $2.00; to Nelson, from $4.10 to $3.