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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 1, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LETTTRKTDGr, DAILY JOlli. Are YdunPafticular About the Butter You Use? We Sell the Kind Par- ticular People Like Recognized as the purest and Highest Grade Butter in Alberta. It costs no more than inferior grades. When you want to be sure of getting strictly Fresh Eggs phone us. Remember we buy, kill and handle all our own Meats. No cold storage products sold. If you are not a regular customer send us an order for your Sunday dinner. G.A. DELANY PHONE 452 The Reason Why You put into every article you experience, .knowledge jnd'Skill. We have put into Alberia's Best BakingiPowder our 'suprcmest effort. If you exercise the same care' in the selection of Baking Powder as we do in its manufacture, you will order Alberta's Best every time.'.because it is always uniformly excellent, and invariably certain in results. STATEMENT OF LABOE CONDITIONS ,The rettord maintained De- partment of Labor Wradltlona to have-been disturbed to h cpnsiderdWe extenL by trade dis- putes during June, the number of Disputes and The number of employ- ee! thrown cut of work by such jputec. being greater than those ot the preceding month and fllao greai- Rr than those of .lune, 1911. There n-ere altogether thlrtj--seven disputes the Department as hav- ing been in existence during June rompared- ivlth twenty-nine during 'May and twenly-aeven JTI existence jlurlng June a year ago. About three Jiundred firms and fifteen thousand pmployeea-were afliecied ty thcss Inilei. the majorltrlof which were not termlnoled.'before', the 3nd of the )nonth. time to employ- ees through "iradfi disputes during June was approximately ivork ins days compared with work Ing days IOBL In May, and a loss working day-s In Juiia, 1911. A feature of the month was the uures prevailing among workmen hi ihe bu'ildiiiK trade-j, fourteen strikes act ually occurriiiE during June nmoiie employees in these trades, and throw iiig out of work more Ihan four thous and men. Two. disputes, those of the garment workeia of Montreal und car- penters aL Winnipeg, directly affect- ed than three thousand men each and were not termiiyited before the end- of the monxb. Upward Movement in Price The steady advance in prices dnr- ng June, the Department.'s Index num- )er having advanced from J35.S) Hay, previously- the higheat recorded o 136.D In June, as compared with .26.1 in June ol" last. yenv. The mim- ters, it will be understood, are per- icntfigeH in each case of the average 09 the standard of com- larisbn throughout Its IriveetlgaUoii 11 wholesale iirlces of- some two undred and fifty commoditleB of re- presentative choYkcter. Th'e ealiraate Department -for the month of tine, therefore, prices to have ioeu nearly thirty-BCven per cent, ligbcr In that month than wus the average for the decade The ohlef Jncreiuea during June were In nninmle and meats, fodders, fruits and vegelables, Jildea and leathers, there having been slight decreases in dalrv product, preimred fish, auj.'nrs coal and coke. Industrial Accident! Duriny June Accorrilug to ihe Indusim! awldcn! record of the 'Department of Labor, tixey-two persona were hilled and ii.jisred during of June In Ihe cqurse o? ihelr employinenl.. A comparison iviih ihe records of previous mouth ant1, of June. shews that there were twenty-eight falalklflB IhiTi In .May and'ihlrty IC.H? thnn lu Juno, 1011. Of the non- fatal accidents, there were eight moro rocorded thnn1 In May, and one hun- dred and thlrty-Kivcn more :han In lunc, 1911. There were but nvo ;ic- i recorded inyolvlus Ihe dealu of more Ihan one workman, on ft ol which orcurred on June 1, by which eight ponstructlon laborers were hill- ed during blasting operations on rftll- vay conHlriiclion work neur Sloaes' Corners, Onl., and the other a heed- Fit collllslon of railway Iralntt near {IplRon, Out., which four railway cm- iloyecs were killed. The Late Geo.' M. Chase The funeral of the lale George M. L', of. hon Springs, t'Jok place last evening, the ohseiiuies hning in- truded h_v a large numhi-r of frietids and by the members of Court Canadian Order of }Ir. C'hasr had. been n member oi L'oiirt i'or '11 years, hav- ing joiiiL-d aflcr the court, was JnstituLerL had'been a" of tin's district for a quar- ter of a .century, having conn: here from the eastern .provinces and en- tered the service of the 1. company. A years ago lie look ujj a farm al, Iron Springs and Avas iiinkini; a success of the business when tleaHi intervened. jMr. was a man of 'sterling wouih, one who enjoyed the esteem of his breth rcn to an exceptional degree, end lii dealh as the' cause ".of widc-spreai regret. He was fili years pf age and leaves a widow and two children. The funeral took place from l-'ct icrly's _ undertaking parlors and the cortege proceeded lo St. Augustin't church, of which the dcccasc-d was member. The service ai (he chiu-cb was most impressive, Rev. J, E. luLTclMYrighl oiTicialin At ihe grave the "were in charge of the Foresters, the cere- ionv being conducted by Rev. Mr. Lcavitt and Hro. E. .S. Xobbs. the laying at rest of, Bro. "' Ihn Canadinn Order of Fores- CF5 have lost a man who had a true conception of the objects of (he Or- H. l .SERIOUSLY-ILL WILL SUBMIT NEW HALL BYLAW WITHOUT DELAY JAMES Jnniu B. Biggin, cop; PIT moil of Ciilirorulu owiwr of Klmendorf, tlic. Krcr.tcst Ulna Grass farm 'lu Kentucky, Is seriously 111 1" a liospllal at Lexington. Ky- Kor tlic last several inontlia Mr. HIIJJKMI lias IOTII nilercilvd In n cmcnt lo pool all ;hc lUirloy tobacco In Ki'nlucky and Kindlo it IhroiiKli fuclory wlilch 10 lias Qnauccd. lie l.ail sone 10 I.c.i- .uylon to iittiMid a inot'liujr irlien itrlckcii. -On .iceniint of liis advanced ija1 Coars are for tils re- :overy. MARRY OUT Of QUEBEC London. July pa- pers have not i-oninienled edil- "orially jnde- inent, iilllirnisti liave arueles cxplftining Ihe effect of the-judgment. One corrus- pondent. advisE's yirls niarry- inj men domiciled in Quebec and not propcsiug to eomply ivith the Quebec reciuireinents. lo hnve the ceremony perform- ed in a province. Another correspondent hopes (bar. the nexc Imperial confer- ence will place marriage and divcfce wilbin ibe Kinpire on. a satisfaciory footing. Pincher Creek People are Determined to Have New Building 1'iiiclier Creek, .Inly special meeting oi tlie tcMvii council held in tlic council chamber last, evening ;il the usual Mia munici- pal decks were cleared for .action and all the preliminaries; in connection with the presentation.61 tlie hurejoa.s- cs tor ilic second' time oi the money Ijyhuv recently quashi'd' weru gone through with. It it slated that licrc were nearly a hundred iind for- ty signatures lo -the some fifteen more than repaired under .he Towns Acl. This u-i'mlit seem to indiralo' that' the "majority-' of'lliB citi- :xrc in favor of the expenditure j of this money for n -hull anil .prepared .lo. back-up lion even if. il does cost- more Ihan vas al first. e-xpRcled. One thing, is Illifc certain, however, and lhat is the imperative need for, heller, (ire protection. -Should n fire started in the N'Csr.-cad -of the lou-n, pari-ic- ularly on Main strcrt, ivilll our pre- vailing hiyh inds blowing from the west, il. would mean nothing shoo o1. the wiping mil of tlic entire hnsiness .section of the town. This ever pus- eni danger is admitted In- all, bnl jl argued by tlic town olllcials j'jil would .he a penny wise and pound foolish policy spend anf for the coming nir I.etlibridgc. is working hanl these days gathering samples of grains, classes, fruit, etc. lie seems lo hi: meeting 'splendid .support from, all pnrts of Ilic dislricl, many farm- ers going to considerable trouble to secure some of the samples. If I'ineher Creek does mil carry off a dray load or ,sn (if the prices ofTcral al Ilic Congress it will certainly mil be Mr. l.'orsfer's fault. Slay wilh il, Fred Accorded Him Support A repreapnlalivc of thu l.ethljriilgc Hoard 'of Trade was in Creel; today endeavoring lo secure tlie sup- liorl ot local Iloiiiil-of Trade in a campaign for the establishment of 11 land regisirallon ollice somewhere n .Southern Alberta. Tlic I referred to docs not seem lo make any special bid lo have such an of- fice located at l.cllibridgc, claiming that any town in the south country will do. We understand the I'inclier Creek Hoanl of Trade, tendered its tentative support in tbr matter. Harvest Help Problem Many fanners arc becoming an- xious about. Lhe harvcsl help proh- Iflll. .The need of farm'laborers is lie- coining miller acnle .litre, and as harvest processes il will nalnr.ilh- become mole pronounced. It seems a very peculiar nrcuiiHiUnce thai nearly all the large cities through- out the west one can see al almost lime large gangs, of able-bodied great amount of money on jn'-L'n standing on the street corners, while only a few miles away scores oi farmers may he frantically search- ing apparatus until town has lit nnri proper -place .in which lojkecp it. This is really one of tlie strong- est. arguments that is; beinp; advanced! ing tip anil down the land 'for harvcs't help. There arc plenty o[ men around AHMED POLICE PATROL in favor of tlie municipal building by-, j lj'neher Creek who do not in is the only, real argument that' can be advanced. Hinctier Creek is fast becoming a me- tropolis right enough, we haven't iyet reached the place where it ii hc worker! to death at .all, and ycli the farmers cannot get sufficient help. Whri can solve the riddle Messrs. ft. Hohbie; mayor of I'inclicr Creek L'ol. A. C. Keminis havr offices for all the nhorale suite of HOW FREIGHT IS MOVED AT DUL- UTH BY NON-UNION MEN Dnlin.b, .Minn., Aug. break in III) ranks of ilia Rtrikers aL ihe North- of them could gel along very-well as they are. for the present -hut accom- modation, must be provided at once for the lire department, [t would he much hetler to pay a little ern Pacific freight tiock was reported ,C each odny. when ir. was said from the.desk] tl10 hat several of ikeiolil men had uick to work. This wns denied among i the strikers, j Three hundred wlio wore im- I [ioi ted by the company from Chicago and -th-e Twin Cities, are working on the cloclis, and are guarded by spec- ial policemen, Lhe latter armed with revolvers. C'liieT Trover, of tlie Dnhnh Police lie compelled to pay an increased in- surnncc rate, j A llcauty Spot proprietor of .Ilic hotel or .summer resort out at Wa- tcrton Lakes has been jn town. during the past two or three days. John is not .strong on oratory, hut you.should hoar him tell of the department, is out with the statement! matchless grandeur of the scenery ihal the impurtoil guards on i.he docks! around the Waterion Lakes. Mr. j have n0 police niiihomy, that Qiey' I-'azzard says there arc twice as dor anil did his best to live up lp its nohle. His memory oiig be cherished. Hon. William Patterson, r of recovering from ia illness. Mary llubhard, cliargcd with man- auglilei, was acquitted 'at iMucray lay Assizes, is guaranteed to give you greater cooking for less money than any other range you can buy. have no righi armed, and iniim- aung that disarmed. "I thinlc the company has been, fair lo Ihe said Superintendent Brown, of the Xorlhorn Pacific. offered them, a raise o-" cenio an hour, and gave; them lots'of' tihic fo RO back. Freight ;Tvill move from now many people visiting al thai, point this' ser.Hon as there ivere on any previous occasion nnrt jircrlicts that as soon as it becomes a little better known, (his nafural park wilvhe one (if. Ihe most widely patroimert sum- LIGHT ON WETA5K1WJN CASE Ex-Mayor of That City Who Has Re- cently Disappeared, Wcs a MemT bcr of Aberdeen. Firm Calgary, July light on the sudden disRnpcarnnce of Alexan- der Knox. mayor of is to hand. From an' Aberdeen -man, uow ;i resident of Calgary, a W. A. P. re- presentative learned today that.Knox was a member of the old-esiablished law firm of McQueen Knox, in Ab- erdeen. lie is alleged, to have defrauded his clients and skipped the couniTyj leav- ng his partner to face the music. The jartner ivpj forced Into bankruptcy, and, of course, mined, aa ivcre: many' Aherdonlaiis who li'ad iffaira to the firm. Knox's alleged Ab- erdeen fun into ttioueandE of1 pounds anil' the- money fTV'Ha presumably; spent u extravagant living.. v THE BANK OF ENGLAND London, Aug. weekly stale- of the Hank of England shows he following changes: Total reserve decreased rculation increased lulllon decreased Other aecuritiea Increased. Hher deposits Increased... 8J.OOO 'ubllc deposits decreased.. S'ct-ea reserve decreased Gov't. securities de'crcased- The jiroportlon. of. the hank'g re- to liabilities this week IB 4S.G5 er.ceiu.; last week it WHB enl. mer resorts in Canada. Thnrc is a. splendid aulomohile.roa.-l all way mil. from Pihclicr- Cirerik anrl the trip can he made, in a trifle over a couple of hones wilh Joseph Ileppntr lias taken over ihe business fonnrrlvi conducted. by Messrs. Forster '.Walker. ITcpp- ricr formerly owned this implement business, having sold to the above 'and John Herron, arc all in civic officials. MosL Maclcod lodny. ft. W. CJill reiurned today from a Irip aroiiuri the world. He luokfi cx- jcrcdingh- well after his lonn journey. A Creditable Showing There is considerable jubilation among local educationalists over the success, of Hip, Pindtcr Creek pu- pils who wrote on the recent high school examinations. There were on- ly seven candidates, hut of UHISK six weie successful. This is .ill the mure worthy when it is, known 11ml out oi some iorry-two ivho ivtote at Leth- biiilgc, only IwcnLy-five success- while in JMacleoil, only four out of. the number wrote. This itj indeed a creditable showing and the local teaching stall have just cause for. self-gratification. "When am they going to put down Ihost- siricivalks is the enquiry heard on all sides. Espaoially arc ihe ladies anxious ahout this matr- tcr, for the on Main street arc ia such shape that one can scarcefy up the street a heel oli their show. Hut the town oflicinls arc rushing iliis matter' fast as ihey can, and .the. new con- 'cretc walks will be l.iid this fall. The onjjr Baking Powder made in C ianada that .11 its ing ;redient3 printed on I the label. For ecoi jomy we recom- mend the i one pound cms. j LADYHCIRTNOI FROM IETHBRIDGE -Alonlreal, Jii Pare, 58 years old, of tSilliim street, -was probably fjitiill} i injured, and Miss Mia er, a nurse in L1 lie Children's licspilal.. Tvas k eidly hurt tonight when ii licnvily fleh consLriictlou car eraah-ad into il -rear of a streeL cur on Cole dt.'B X( 3iges hill. 'J'hc Miss .M Iner referred to In the above Hem f: I not ,.Miss Miner, oC I.eihbridgo, n iho happens to be a, nurse in traini: Bg: in the hos- pital. iMIss MIE ler is ai. present In New York. By a peculiar coincidence, there are it nurses hi, training of :he same nnni P. named firm last Tall. Mr. Walker returned east, however, anil Forster has also retired from THE GOT IN LATE Hninllton, E tennuda, Aug. noior boat Dn 2am. owned by Charles L.-Lagen, of tl le Yachtsmen's Clirb. Philadelphia, jfiid abouL which anxiety felt, creeled tlie lino Iflst ing at tVdock; in the ocean; race from Philadelphia, for ihs mniia t Cup. DOUBLETTRACKINGi. B. LINE July made today iliat the Canadian Pacific .Railway hns approprlatetl hiisincss. Dri'-Farming Kxhibil Fred W- Forster, who has charge of Finchcr Creek's exhibit; and display t three million dollars .for the conslrnc- lion immediately of fifty-seven miles of double-trucking from Hammond station, B.C., to Ruby Ci'cck.. This jneans'that the liaiis-contlnoiual lino will bn doublQ-trncked For the SI miles east of Vancouver. The work is to be finished Ihis autumn. 550.03 II M CASH P1RIZES ;-FOR .1 BEST BJ READ AT LEI IfAIR MAI )E FROM )UE FILOUK-- See pr list or write i ]is for full Inform, itlon The Ellison Milling Co. MRMEN HAD NARROW ESCAPE Boston, Aiig. T.. Fish, be avaitor, and Morris P. Scherrnor- orn, of Fitcliburg, an aviation stu- cnl, had a narrow escape from death Ills afternoon at the Atwood aviation uld, Saugus, when Ihe Uurgcss bl- Inne in which they were flying fell R 11 ndred feet, and was wrecked ag- liiBl n fence. .Klsh was unhurt. St-hcr nerhnrn was bruised about Ihe .head ml f QUAKER GOOD THREE TIMES A ALL GOOD GROCERS SELL IT Phone 1027 or :378 and one of our wagons wvll call John Gilmore, Plant open for your inspection at all times ;