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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta AUGUST IMS rm PAGE THREE PAS By Wellington New re ceived by Duns Review from branches of Dun and in lead Ing cities of the Dominion indicate that recommendations in the north part of Canada have Created a much more cheerful feeling and that business in seasonable lines at moet centres is maintained in fairly satis factory but the prevalence of considerable so fas as distant committments are can be and this is thought like ly to until actual crop re sults can be definitely Government orders keep many manu busy and the actual employ ment at high wages is reflected on a steady demandfor all kinds of mer at the industrial Local retail trade is fully up to aver age for tills period at Moose Regina and other cities and wholesale distribution of seasonable staples Is in fairly satis factory volume but there is an embar rassing shortage of many kinds Gross earnings of Canadian railways reporting to for three weeks in July show a decrease of per as compared with the corresponding period a year x Commercial failures In theDomlnion i numbered Idtasagainst 11 Slast week last WHAT FOOD SHOULD COST order to protect the public against ex orbitant prices when purchas ing substitutes for wheat the Canada Pood Board today issued a statement as to what retail prices should be consul ered reasonable In view of the present wholesale It Is pointed out that in eastern Canada white corn flour costs to per barrel of 196 and blend ed corn flour from to In western blended corn flotir costs per barrel to 4 at In view of these wholesale prices the food board states that Hie retail prices for email quantities of when bought by the 9 pound shoud not be more than 6 cents in eastern Canada and 8 cents in the extreme Wholesale prices of rye flour range from per barrel at points of production in the west to in eastern Canada and in British Rye flour at retail in small quantities should there fore cost the consumer more than 7 cente per pound in eastern Canada to 8 cents per pound in the extreme Barley costs from at points of produc tion inyie west to in east ern Canada and in Brit ish ThereforeJarley flour retailed in small quanti ties should not cost the con sumer more than 6 cents in eastern Canada to 6 cente per pound in western PAPERS FACE i IflttL FEME I Special to the final congre gattonal meeting for organization vof the United church was held In the Presbyterian church last when the last step in uniting the two the Methodist and was All the official board members of the two old organizations resigned their positions and new hoards were elected to take charge of the work of the United A most representative congregation was present and the work of organlz Ing was carried out without a single hitch and to the entire satisfaction of all Hlllier of Cranbrook will conduct eervlces nest end the Session will provide supply until a permanent pastor can be se cured to take charge of the new con The choirs of the two old organiza tions wore united under the leader ship of Charles and the two Sunday schools will be amalga mated both schools will meet in the church next and the regular annual Union Sunday school picnic will be held next ND OF ONE OF BIGGEST CASES EVER FOUGHT Privy Council Establishes British Crowns Long Disputed Juris diction Over a recent decision o Ike privy council the domination o fortyeight million acres of lan in southern Rhodesia remains in the but the British South Africa company will continue to administer the land and may bo reimbursed in financial With this of the big jgest actions ever brought into courts has finally been set There were four claimants to the which ie known as Mata and before 1888 was ruled by cliief of Hie Mata These claimants were the or In other the Imperial govern the legislative the Dr t 1 Jsh South Africa it ia iSiommonly the Chartered and the The company occupied the country after the overthrow of end asserted that it was theowner of the unalienated laud of southern The crown submitted that by assuming a protectorate over llio Queen Victoria assumed complete rights and power over oi tho otbev at the milt for wrflte During tho greater part of 1917 tlio average price was around 2 12 For tho first six months of this year the federal government fixed tho price at 3 10lOOths but tho manufac turers of paper have appealed from this and vhavB also been granted a rehearing before the fed eral trade Paper Men Insist on Increase The manufacturers are practically a uhit in declaring that 4 cents or more will be thfe price for the last halfof this the figures I have quoted above as to the operating expenses of most serious their the News for May and Juno were claimed the country was never an nexed by Great while the leg slatlve council claimed the land on behalf of the inhabitants of southern The latter claim brought he case into the the company disputing the contention of the coun Arguments before the privy coun cil lasted upward ot a State fuel administrators were ad vised by the United States fuel ad ministry that they have authority to except under special he sale of coal to domestic consum ers in localities where a plentiful sup ply of wood is Thqy were advised that if wood advance prices because ot the de mand they may be dealt with under the Lever With the Fingers Says Corns Lift Out Withbut Any Pain Increased Costs Are Almost Pro Says Southern Publisher newspa pers of this country are facing thn most serious crisis of their said Victor publisher of the Birmingham News and chairman of the executive committee of the Southern Newspaper Publishers as sociation I havejust come back where the Southern News paper Publishers association held its annual Everything Is Much Higher For three solid days nearly a hun dred newspaper was the most largely attended meeting in the his tory of the and discussed and trying to find the solution for the The newspapers are up against the propo sition of vastly increased expenses along every a price for white is the greatest singlci expense in issuing a nearly double what it was two years ago increased labor higher prices for metal and for and everything else that goes the making of a Postal Law Adds to Burden On July 1 the new postal which places a frightful tax on news went into effect freight rates have just been advanced 25 per cent and so on through the What to do about it all wasthe burden of the Asheville Ii was recognized that newspapers thai have been showing handsome profli are going to show a while those that have been Just a little bet ter than making expenses will have hard sledding to get through at The wisest publishers in the lam are racking their brains about how to maintain the quality of their pa1 pers and still manage to show a fair margin of profit without raising the price beyond the reach of the average Expense 40 Per Cent You take OUT own case with the The operating expenses of the News for were while for they were For the total waj while for June lt passed the There isan increase of nearly 33 13 per cent for May this year over May last and more than 40 per cent increase for In the meantime a 10 per cent ad vance in advertising rates had gone into effect May but 10 per cent tacks a lot of making up for an increased cost of more than 40 per In 1916 the newspapers ot the country were paying under 2 cents made under advantageous paper con With the probability of paper costing us 4 cents or more we must ook about The News white paper buying paper around 3 has been aver aging about In crease the price 4 aa seems very and there is ailtlod about 17000 per month for paper without allowing for 25 per cent advance in that is the Wo have met with the governments con servation of paper and I am going to do everything in my power to maintain the quality of the and price has to be Increased it will be only under the stress ot WHEN USING WILSONS FLY PADS P AD DIRECTIONS C AR I V AND rTftLOW v ACTLY Far more effective than Sticky Fly Clean to Sold bf Druggists and Grocers ANDY REPAIRS RADIATORS ALL WORK REAR DALLAS HOTEL Upstairs KNAPMAN PLUMBING AND HE ATI NO Phone 1892 710 Fifth Reliable Shoe Repairs THE CITY BOOT AND SHOE REPAIR SHOP 408 2nd Phone 1734 Next Fire Hall In Heart ol Grander Switzerland BANFF SPRINGS HOTEL Canadian Pacific Rockies maw Outdoor Ute Motoring Pony RMIni Mountain MM Open Air SuMwr Rowny of the Mg wllh EioMwil MrMtm Mid IM WomN Culthia and to bnH MODUATCRATtS MET TO KNOW CANADA Hay Feed HYDE 2nd and 12th PHONE 1244 LETHBRIDGE District CalgarK THE ROY ELECTRIC Electrical Contracting all Agents for the World Famous Delco Light Country wiring a 518 4th Avenue Box 3S4 Phone 735 For a few cents can get a small bottle ot the magic drug freezone re cently discovered by a Cin cinnati Just ask at any drug store for a small bottle ot Apply a few drops upon a tender ach corn or callus and in1 stantly all soreness dis appears and shortly you will find the corn or cal lus so loose that you lift off with the Just think Not one bit Ot pain before applying freezone or It doesnt even irritate the surrounding Hard soft corns or corns between the also hardened calluses on bottom of feeti shrivel up and without hurt j ing a It ia almost Ladles Keep a tiny bottle on the dresser and never let a corn or callus ache Central Alberta Feed for Southern Stockmen The of Agriculture being in possession ol information as to certain Greenfeed Supplies made available by the cutting of frozen wheat and other grains in Central Alberta is prepared to answer enquiries as to available supplies with parties who are pre pared to winter If you wish to secure some of this feed or if you have stock you wish to have wintered write the Department of giving the follow ing information Number of cattle or for which feed is Whether stockman wishes to buy feed and care for his own stock or put stock in care of Date limits for feeding Is pasture required also for balance of season What price per month per head the stockman will ADDRESS TO Deputy Minister of AUCTIONEER Long experience in stock and farm Sales conduct ed In any part ot LAVALLEY ALBERTA For Dates and Rates Call The Dowsley Land Leth Phone 1809 Tractor Repairs We specialize in reboring gas tractor and fitting oversize pistons and We have in stock at present oversize pistons for all popular makes of gas Ford Engines Rebored NIVEN 216 1st Phone 1732 ROOM Transfer mett all trains Day and Set ut at or Phone 1869 LABOR THE PROVINCIAL WENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS OPENED A BUREAU IN THE BOARD OF TRADE OFFICES LETHBRIDQI To secure and distribute farm Farmers wishing to secure help should apply to who has of this free PHONE 1603 I t f reel Elliott Sheet Metal Works Expert Hot Air Furnace Phone 1718 330 6th 8t SPENCES AUTO LIVERY NIGHT TRAIN OR HOSPITAL LETHBRIDQK CLOSED CAR RHONE 1324 Phone 1619 Box 806 CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS EVERYTHING IN ACCOUNTING IV I SYSTEMS INCOME TAX BUSINESS TAX FINANCIAL Reid and Paterson Room Dominion 612 F9urth Avtnuo V GEORGE MORGAN HOUSE DECORATOR 964 11th Phone 1483 Prompt Rsllsble Work Done at Reasonable j FORLET 1 iX THF WAR VETERAN VY H F N YOU H A V F A JOB TD OFrFR t fecy Club ;