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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta TuesQii.v. Angus! fi, 1012 THE LETHBUIPGE DAILY HERALD.' The Place That'. Like I Home Study This' Ad., It'i HereforYou For the'Last'Time TODAY'. Your Chanct FIRE FIRE FIRE T 1! B 199 THRILLING, EXCITING, VIVID Also I Other Big Features I Royal Ascot Take an evening off the races with us Why Fruit Costs so Mucli (Coiilimied from front Came to Alberta (Continued 'ft'uiu fruiii ririi, AlHson had been promoted to (lUlrtoi-iliiiBtVr-sergeajtl, .which qffioo 3ie held throughout the South African campaign. On returning from South Africa lo the Pans. Allison found that his qimr- tur section, had been entered 'Tor and alloted-to air. Parish, who still ins ilic land. After considerable cor rospondonce, government alloted -Mr.'- Allison the" adjoining; Quarter io .the one' 'ho had located, iyliich.plHlm he afterwards disposed of to for 'Tor ,tltc 'Has ;inade 'his home in Uqleman. Among his early associates en llie H.N.W.M.P. force were Harry Sted- inan, .ujaycr c-r .Macleod; John Crier "e-'AKiyor of -Mat'Ieod; John Uerron, ex- .M. K for Pin ch-a r riding; Post' jmister King, of Calvary; John John- of the .'riding; Fred Shaw, collector of CUB- .LeihlH'ldge; Colonel .James "Walker. Calgary: Captain' Kiiry; 13.. .Vaunsell, M-acIeod; 'Ta'rker, -Macleod: W. Parker, OUe-Ji Hat; J. }J. G. Bray, Medicine .7. If. .McKIree. Victoria; "Colonel VanccuVcr; E. C. Miller, J'ort .SUK-ki; K. Lothbridge K. E. Steeltf, YiclorM: Colonel A. H .Ta'rvis 'Belchor, .Ed- monton Peter'' "McDonald, Great Charles Boultbee, Vancouver j C. Whitney, Colonel Fortesque, 'Oittfwa; 'Colonel Steele, Winnipeg. The body was removed to the un- dertaking; parlors of T. W. Davies this morning, where it, was prepared for the friiif.ral. The date of tho fun ernl has set. "'A sister of tho dec-eased, living in New- .lerHe> hns .been notified by also- old- time friends in Pincbor Creek', and neighborhood. At some time hi" his career. Mr Allison had sprvvul .an apprenticeship to the printing trade, and claimed to have been proficient in tho art pre- servative of'all art? A can be ascertained, de- ceased was aged about 64.years., He bad been, a man of magnificent-phy slquc, and was still fiiilj uell pre served, notwithstanding theVmarks lie bore of a wandering life, portions of which had 'been spent: unwisely and too well John McKeagan, "treasurer of the International Coal, and Coke Com- pany, Ltd., leaves tpnigli t for a nonth's vacation., Mr. 'McKeagan will .'isit his .old .home. In. Nova. Scotia and spend his a cat ion among tho Btcnob of his bcyhood tiiss Officer the Cbleman W.3T.-P. barracks, left Sunday night, for Lrethbridge, where'he will under- go air operation' for, appendicitis ST. THOMAS MAN'S BURN.S WERE .FATAL St T norms Ontj Aug Halkwill Sqnance a well known bust ness iman, died last night from- This letter practically explains the position in which the Letlibrldgo fruit dealers are placed, and has gone for- ward to the Convmlsalon as well to .Mr. Burr: I-e tli bridge, Aug. 2, 1912. Tho Dominion Co., Mr. W. H. Burr, Traffic Manager, Toronto, Qnt.: 3ir. beg to ,a receipt of your letter 1.2, in reference to the matter o increase In rates from United State points to Ldthbrldge. As yon are pi bably a'ware, we took ad vantage the sitting Of the Railway Conuiili siou out West to state our caae t that body. 'Decision'was deferred, i. order that the Board's traffic office could have an opportunity to enqulr. Into tho matter. In your letter of July ]2, you sUt that you have looked'into the matte very carefully, and find that no-in crease in'rates have been mailo by 6h Dominion Express'Company, We 'dfa agree most emphatically with you up on this point. If the only effect o the transfer1 of the I. wag to Increase the rates via Coutts. -TK might not have bad about it but such Is not the case. Our conte'ii tion is that the Dominion Impress Company took advantage5 of'the'cut ting out of the A. R. I. competitive route to increase their own merchan dise rates from American points to Lethbridge via Kingsgate, via Suinas and via Portal This was shown, we believe, very clearly in the table of rates-taken from your "tariffs" and fiteci .with 3fi Ford, your general superintendent'al and-referred b> him, we understand, to you. For instance the rates from Portland, Oreuon, to Lethbridge, via Kingsgate, were con- siderably advanced, the advance rang- ing from (i per cent, to 104 per cent; the rates from Chicago to Lethbridge, via Ponio.1, were also advanced, the advance ranging frem 24 per 71 per cent.: and'so o'n from nearly all American points. It is apparent that the Dominion Express Company's increases were a direct result of, and solely due to. .the elimination of Great Northern compe- tition, and the fact that no advances were made on express parcels, weigh- ing from one up to and including se.v en pounds, owing >to the postal' mail service Competition in these weights would-. seem to'. "bear .but? this state- ment. Page Roosevelt Follows in the Footsteps 'Continued from front page) complaining will not laet long, "as th companies of the States'and Canada have come to ai arrangement, by which, after the I5tl of subject to tin. graduated "scale will be billed throngl on a'iingle charge." ilr. Ford als state in his letter to us that he is ad vii-ad yon that a one through grad trite'on business from the Unitet States' will come Into effect abou and'that this will dispom cf. our'complaint in reference to In creased'rates on shipments from en to "fifty pounds. Our advice in this connection. Is that the arrangemen which wiU'conie into effect "on Angus, jv'lll! only -be with the National ant American companies, also that the arrangement in .question will not in any way change the tariff rules in re gard to business from common points offices. Since the iJo minion Express Company now regards L-ethbridge' as an exclusive office. It appear that the arrangement In no waj effect Lethbndge as ntimated b> -vouraelf and Mr Vn-d. We 'must disagree with you again, when .yon state that there are com ensating .features' in regard to the hange. which came into effect on in that it does not operate njustly' upon the community as a r'hole, as -the people on the A. R. ft I. aw., receive the benefit of 'through ates on express from points in Ca- a3a, whereas formerly they paid the ness man, cneu last nignt irom- terri 'menu. ble 'burns reculved during k fire in "hiif j Yoif state in your letter that the 'con carridge house on Saturday ditlon oC affairs a.bout which 'we Vera, THE Big Bankrupt Sale OF THE Shoe Stock IS IN FULL SWING Crowds 9f happy buyers are leaving the store carrying away Two Pair of Shoes for the Price of One. Buy now while the sizes are complete. Everything going from 50 cents to 60 cents on the Dollar. A few items to convince you: Men's Florsheim'Shoes arid Ox- Women's Llow Shoes and Slippers and. Tesfular................' -So.fJO O Sale price Men's High Top Sti'athcona Hoots Eegtilar Ttankrupl Sale price Men's .Working Regular price Bankrupt sale price SI .25 img of -local rates to and from Letb ridge.- a time when the on the. A. I. paid the sums f, local to and from lie th bridge, ut.that was when the Dominion Ex- press Companj reCuBLd TO recognize the A. R.'-fc I. If OUT information is correct, on the A. R. I. 5 ago took the matter to the while [or.oiir liusinosa ineu to develop Lho inostr efficient business agenclen for use In-'intcrnutibrial trade; for it Is to the interesUof our whole people that wt should do .well in int-erjiatlon- al busJiiess. .Bnt-.we.propoafc to make tliose agencies do simple Jus- tice to our 'own'people. Where these concerns deal' with the necessaries of life, the commission should not shrink necessity going, to the, extent...ot'' exercising, regulatory control ..over the conditions that cie ate or 'determine monopoly prices.' The Tariff On the tariff he.'-says: "I believe in a protective tariff; but 1 believe in it a8 R .principle approach- ed from a'standpoint of the interests of the whole people, and not as a bun- dle of preferences to he given favorite He believes the "American people favor the principle of a tar. iff, but: are on rebellion against the wrong doing and unjust application of that policy.-'and .the abuses in past legislation. TJie tariff commission in Germany affords a splendid model. This com- mission must scientifically determine 'the. difference .in .the. cost of produc- ion here.and effect on prices to the consumer insure full ustice to pay -envelope of the vage earner. The commission must not attempt ib encroach on the tariff Congress.- It, .shall eport-with full publicity aurfyouitp- The tarif-f shall be sched- le by schedule to avoid the "stag- ering blows to incident to ormer general revisions. The effect 'ill be to wipe out the "log rolling nd vote trading" secured by special ntereets in.the past. 'Only 'means can the tariff e taken out of politics 'The-subBtitutioit of.a tariff for re- enue only, ae proposed .by the Demo- The Bank of Nova Scotia INCORPORATED 1832 C'AHTAL Jtl'J.SKKVK KILYI) TOTAL ASSBT.S 100 Bnincht'i, in and the Wo-st Indies: also in lioslon, New York :uul Chicago A GENERAL BANKING BUSINESS tiansacted, in connection with nth thoio IS.H SAVINGS, BANK DEPAhTMBNT JnterMt allowed on deposits ot and upwaids al the highest current A brtinrh ol this old establ'shecl bank has ber-n opened In the 1 In 1 Block, and solicits the accounts, or films and ta. dhidiials on favorable terms I.ETH8RIDGE BRANCH E. F MACNEILL, Minjg.r BURLAP We have a assortment of Burlaps of the best quality il'oi sale. WELLINGTON BROS. 613-1 Oth St. S 1897 Phone ,1472 i of men 1 hold that a nun the people well unices he reduction of drmamrnts is made pos- conscience tells nip in wrong, and siblis bj international agreement that t for no 15an and 110tM1> Col. Roosevelt denounced the repub- lican and democratic parlies as 'husks with -no real soul 'in either, and ab "buss ridden and Ipmilege lps conscience, but hold also tliat controlled." where his, conscience bids him retuss He asserted that the chief, concern to do uhat 1he people desire, lie of the "puuleged inleieslib" to ihould not trv to concinue in offiee me ui...., ai me defeat the new partv. and that Against their Our sjltem ,atic plattom would plimre this cared little tliev beat it with 'should he so shaped that a man. juntrj into the moit widespread In (President 'Iait or Wilson, cannot oonscioush earn- out tpB uiaial depletion we Ime regarding the difference between them )TOI1CS the hc should 1( aea. -ic i een 'The revision shall he downward, nd, not upward, and secure a square sal not .merely to ;the manufacturer, it to the wage worker and io the eneral -consumer The Wage Workers Adoption of a number ot measures as trivial 'T hope we sha IKS ofPce and not misrepresent them he said, if office and T hold thai the public 'and I that if ue tan tenant can so" doing, better than the people to what the fight ically in am other both ttwn means, tlut we shall win Sums Lp His, In up the specific and [his conscience. to you mpn who in jour turn have come together to and be some years ago tOQK tue matter to the Ul, um, OIIQUUIU IIUIIUILO ji Railway Commission with the result to S6Lure general social industrial j expounded in his address Mr -spcnt ln tlie endless crusade against t. the. Dominion, Express Tias ordered to (he 4 R fe I., -and "to quote through rates to all points .upon the latter road. po- sition we find ourselves now in would seem, to be. very similar to the position the people on the A. R. I. were in before. they appealed to the Railway -.Commission. iiegardijij; justice lor the ttftge worivtts spoke as .follows to you who (ace the future irsolnle and confident, to you who in a spirit of brotherhnnrl for the, list are the estah-} "Now, friends, this is> my toufes- hshmeni the immcdiateh of sion of faith I have marie it rather minimum wigc stalei for women I long because I wish yon to know jubt iho hettcrment ot our nation, to you Minimum wage commissions io hv'uhal mv deepest convictions are oil who Jol'i-sclves for this greai; standards of wages for all workers, the great of the (lay, that ne.w fight ln thc endiaS rare for tlle of rate We admit uiu age penaiuus aim living w agei 11 i uu uilUObe CO Ilia KG me OUt faiaim- whicli defines is iii'ird hearer m the fight, bhall amount sufficient lo provide ior eiln t nake voui choice imderstaiuUng, ev- sairf in closmS' "We stand at Arma-' -your "company. has; made no change in 'contention', briefly is "that the elimination of .through rates with the' Great Northern .the Ai I., has practically killed the wholesale' fruit busineHfi In Leth- bridge. The combination of locals to and fronv Sweet Grass and the Do- minion-Express Company rates from j iiotnts '..beyond Spokane, where the bulk of the berries of different kinds are grown, are prohibitive. This for- our to buv on the Spokane marke', und to ship from there to the Domin ion Express, via Kingscate. But un- der the Dominion Express Company's cation, recreation, care (or immature members of the family, maintenance of the family "during sickness and ac- cumulation of reasonable saving for old age. Prohibition of night'labor for wo men. and children. Eight hour shift for workmen hon I feel and if niter gedrion and we baltlc for me yon think, jou ought to chooso some, one I shall- loyally abide by your choice. Thc convictions ti which I have come not been o ined at as the result o! studj in too clouer or tire library, but in4 the in !knowledge I have gained through T C. P. R. From system of rainimuras, ralee. L. Regular to Bankrupt Sale Price .Misses'. Shoes in. several.good makes, sizes .1! to 2; Eegulnr pri'ce................ Bankrupt sale price SI.25 Girls' Shoes, 5 (o Regular price........ Bankrupt Sale Price 50c. The Palace Clothing Co. Opposite Fire Hall. Four Doors West of Post Office J. L. rates and icing 'cbarges; It eoata ;30 cents per hundred poundstaiore to ;fcrlng in a car of berries from Spokan-a it does to bring in in small- er shipments. Spokane, .'wholesalers, as.a result of 'this condition, can pur- chase.from the growers west'oi ithem, and distribute to retailers throughout, Southern ;Alberta cheaper than Leth- bridge wholesalers can purchase from j the same growers, bring; to Lethbrldgo j in .our'lots' and distribute itoithe swnei retailers The cost to the consumer is not reduced one cent, but, on the other hand, is very materially inorcns- ed. The'only as'we sec it, is for your company to put into effect ag- ain thc arrangement1' between the A. R. fe I. Co., and the Great Northern Express- .Company that existed prior to-April 15, which arrangement, we believe, the latter company was and is eager to continue. We are placing the, matter before the Railway CommiBeion as fully as we are able, and are including copies of your ledter to us of July J.2, and this reply in the data which we ariy li that if> the object of the cotn- against sickness imahdism and voluntary employment, the cost. m actual etpenence that without the pam, and it appears very logical, of; exercise of such many oi the there is a veiy reason they, sick insurance to he distributed wrongs will go unremedied..! twjlieve refuse as much as possible to among employer, employee and per- (in a Uiger opporUmitj 101 thc peo- change business with the roads eon- haps the peoplc at large. For Popular'Control pie themsrhps to participate trolled b) the Hill interests Their in government and to control then application befote the goioriimtntal .igcntb, because lone Commerce rommiasion at wWime- 'R gVM Ul Lit 1 UXC 1Kb Legislation to increase popular con-I [icriciitc nas uaugni, me i m- iuu me uuter naj 101 a cancellation irol over government m- ul mam Um[ flf t f> "Zr U" actual experience in office 1 proof of then object "m rTr? acts auiylne io well as "'e l Lo thc of has keen CldtlS inn 1 IIA Jm .in r. ii_____i_ initiative, referendum and recall. Woman" suffrage. and llie men ttllo elaira .in thp waler fionl tliroujh Great mi-, jccptional to speak, hut b} go- ii H, evident tlmt s large Ot Strengthening of the pure food hi w Establishment of a. national health department. in5 ovfr heads and appealing traffic ,11 be cluerted south through dirtcth to the people themselves I Lethbndge, and Letlilmdge will -then. not under the slightest delusion the place on the railway map .is to am power that during mj po "a t'unui tiiHi, minnK mj po ro v, me L at an, ,t Haun luch lib strategic pobition jvres .FINE BANK BUILDING TO GO UP IN. CALGARY Calgary, Aug. is stated good authority that the contract for the erection of the new building for the Merchant's Bank, which 'is to be elected on the site at present occu- pied by the Royal Hotel at the corn- er of Eighth avenue and Centre street, has been -awarded to the Fyshe-Martin construction company. The building h to fUOO.OOO, and the Royal Mole! will be torn down, and the excavation for the new b.uiid- stnrlod noil month, (is soon as the Fortification of-the Panama Canal T., V .mnouncement oi Free passage tta canal for in me, hu development uthbrite On re Nervous Headache KiRVINE NWDERS auu.cniitig n point I.dincrcil from, the people, it, rumor. mattered not whciher 1 was right or' whether I was wrong, mj power >an- i ishe 1 I tnedNiiiuch my best to lead the peoplc to advise them what I I (nought was right if necessary, I never, hesitated to tell them what thought they ought to hear, even j though, I thought it would bo un- pleasant for them to hear it but 1 recognized that my task was to try j to lead them and not to drive tliein, lo take them into my confidence, to Iry lo show them that. I was right, lease, pn the present structure expires, gr'i j- lr> (o snow mem mat. i was ngni, Q., accept tl.eir derision. I will do any thing lor the people except "what; nif Old folks who need jprwtkinf, ofthe kind, find NA-DRU-CO LAXATIVES man unir doses not kUl al your druffijfs. ;