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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 20, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta FRIDAY, AUGUST 20, 1915 FACE FIVE The Trademark Is Your Safeguard BLUE RIBBON Ask for Blue Ribbon and make sure yon got it. It stands for the highest grade of tea. ,ta Advml.mmoat 25 cents to wnnlver. for the Bin. Ribbon Cook Book. Write namo and address olalniy. Ornnbrook, Auk, R U. Dnvlos of thn DatUillon, stationed at Vcrnon. arrived in Gran- Urooli ycstorrlay, holm; I" I'm district on a rccrultl-iB lour. Ho says the iurp-o ilorannds made by tile drafts on llio" 54t.h Battalion arc leaving mine BH In tho rankii. Ho hopes to se- cure sufficient men to iisam Imnh tho hattallori ill) I" war strength, The soula! W. HOBS, butter known Private "Bill" or tlin illli Regiment, is In the city on .1 short leave, arriving today. Tlio Ladles Auxiliary of the n. or RT will a social dance on tlio evening ot Wednesday, September S. Ho first nisht of the Cranbrook rail Owcndalln Kllby, daiiKhlor of W V.'. Kllby. arrived In tlio cily to- from nirmmRham, Knfctam, and will make her home here will, net father. More Recruits Five more recruits left today for Vornon camp to Join the 54lli. nro Krnesl W. Turnley, Harry Ash- worth, Joseph Corn, ciiarii-s In and Doin Francois FBIIIKO. iloy Myors left for Medicine Hat, Alia., to harvest his one hundred acre field or grain. Mrs. .Myers ac- companied him. At a meeting or directors ot the Cranbrook Poultry association held last nisht it deeliled n, donate a number of special m tl10 poultry department of mil Inir. A 'imnmittee was range the display on the day ol the 'T li (irnce. collector of Inland He- is today roliorted in a very precarious eonditiun. "IT" IN MINNESOTA St Paul Minn., Aue. I'.i. -.lames J, IllYwas notified today of his selec- tion tiy Governor Haininond's commission as grailcst living citizen." to ,n this sta.e Panama-Pacific Hall of Fame. He is a natnve ..I fanada. Economy There is only one way you can economise, that is by huyiiig nt dopendable markets. We are in a position to pay cash for what we buy; the result is you are assured of reasonably priced meats'of Hie highest quality, and Hie cleanest and most efficient service in the city. WEEK-END SPECIALS PKIME BEEF SPRING LAMB SPRING VEAL SPRING CHICKENS We have the Best Butter Values in the city. Special Creamery Butter, 2 pounds fov.BSC No. 1 Creamery Butter, per pound.....30C We Sell Government Inspected Products P. Burns Co., Limited MAIN MARKET-3rd Avenue South. Phone, 412 and 1388 DOMINION MARKET-Corncr 4th Avc. and 6th St. S. Phone 1654. PALACE Street North. Phons 431.______ riving Mother Happg WolinlK N. S., Aug. IS.-IOvidcncc that a horse iflfuscil al the limij of BOM war bad been accepted last. August for use in the present con- flict was supplied to the Davidson war contracts commission at "Although l'olh imiltou factories have boon running I night and day to fill enormous or- ders for twine and implements, we been able to HOI in enough hearing this afternoon. Testimony o hlmier IwinE is also submitted that a rcmoun Itos ond of buyer asked a horse vendor 101 Memaoa_ The other day we re- lor putting through a p, elght cars moncv was not paid. It was luium learned that a horse sold some time hro lor 125, netted its last owner I when sold list August as a Whitman oi Wolitv villr" was' examined by Commission Counsel Thompson on a sale he put through of a horse be considered around 13 and for which he was paid Sliifl. Today Andrew Coldwell iicd that lie sold Whitman the animal about four years ago for At that time it must have been la years old It was offered for sale as a re- mount during the South African war and rciuscii, because it had a long back rendcrine it unsuitable lor car- rying hcavv weights. It was sound then, but airaid of bicyc.es. Whitman said yesterday the animal when he sold him was airaid oi automobiles. John ScMridge. Wolfville examined by Mr. Thompson, swore that he was paid for a horse nine years old. Rov Jodirev, Gaspereau, swore he sold'the Selfridge horse, which was 11 or 12 years old, in January, 1UH, for twenlv-live dollars. It had the heaves badly. Sir Charles Davidson asked if witness thought was not too much for the animal, and Joa- frey said he Ihnught tire money was worth more than the horse. Declines the Affidavits Affidavits by Todd Woodworth aim Frank B. Keever, dealing with their purchases in August rcmoun agents ot horses for the first cor.tmg ml were recclral today by Charles Davidson, chairman of royal commission appointed by Heavy Rainstorm West of the City One of the heaviest rainstorms of the season swept over the western half oi southern Alberta last night, the eastern edge oi the storm totich- ine the city. The rain was very htavy at Cow- ley Pincher Creek and Macleod, and a eoou deal oi grain was lodged. At Macleod the rain lasted for three or four hours, being the heaviest storm experienced there tills season. There does not appear -to have been iederal government to ar contracts. Keever inniurc ml and Wood they were gone onld lie sorted. Big Cash Business "The fact that we have done such a large cash business is remarkable. One would not have thought that the armers had so much ready-money, said Mr. Spooner. "Are not the banks financing the armers for the purchasing of liar- -estinc ho was asked. "Xo" he replied, "the banks fin- anced the farmers for binder twine Hit not for machinery. The farm- ers must have saved it. In. spite of the fact that last September we tils pensed with out entire sales staff, we lave so far done a very satisfactory business, tho biggest we have ever done from this office." The same conditions prevail with Ihe Massey-Harrls local agency, whic working overtime to keep up will the demand. They nave ueen clean ed out of binders, etc., and are abl, to place every implement as thej re ceive it from the factory. Binder Twine Demand Heavy So far as can be estimated by lo cai agents jtts't now, already over hal a. million pounds of binder twine hav been distributed through the distru. immediately adjacent to i.ethbndge Tho International people have a ready distributed from their whole sale house here over two mlllio from Claresholm the international sale house e pounds throughout the entire soul t Walsh, boundary. and t JVERY mother and nurse is anxious about baby s health during the hot weather. The dread of colic is ever present, and the awiul infantile mortality in summer cannot be forgotten. Babv can only thrive during the summer if his food- pToof against contamination-is absolutely pure, is _____to his age and powers, and is wholly digestioie and nourishing. Doctors, Nurses and runts throughout tfte world use and------------ recommend these nourishing Foods. llenbiir MILK FOOD HO. 1. From birth to 3 monthi. MILK FOOD NO. J. From 3 to 6 raonthi. THE COMPLETE PROGRESSIVE SYSTEM OF BABY FEEDING Write for free book "Infant Feeding and Munagtmcnt." Sixtyfoar pages of -valuable information for every mother. Post free with sample. State age of baby and whether luesmedor not. Signor Dicastri accompanied them One of the numbers, that rendered to Crow's Neat this evening, where by Barnes and Cole, from Coal Creek, til! 'tremendous output will also _r hitr frmlR. war conracs. e worth arc in the United States. Ihcir affidavits were secured in Boston h) e Foster, cx-M.P.. vainlv endeavored to persuade De There does not appear -to nave neeu cmieavorol to pci much rain south or east oi the city. two ex-iernoimt buyers to Rain fell again this morning in in- Nova Scotia and testily olinw-prR nvp.r the citV. commission lermittent showers over the city. To the east, south and north of Lcthbridge, where the grain is par- ticuiaily' heavy, the rain does not seem to have "been so heavy, coiise- sufiered lit- who the return to tne no gne some idea of the big crops. Pall wheat this year is demanding some- thin" like four pounds to the acre, while spring wheat is calling for three pounds to tho to three-and-a-half been appointed city assessor (tt Tie Try them You'll want morel oi...inn -___ before war'contracts commission in fairness to himself, both Woodworth and Keever claiming that important busi- ness deals demanded their constant Mr. the and se Dealers in hinder twine report that their daily supply is generally ex- lausted before four o'clock in the af- ternoon, and they have a hard time to keep up the stream of supply. attention in the States. F. L. Sangstcr, counsel tor Foster, who was paymaster in districts in which Woodworth Keever acted as buyers and connection with the horse deals was censured bv Robert. Borden in parlia- ment, sought to have the affidavits incorporated in the records. This al- so was refused by the chairman. Mr. Foster Was Keen Mr gangster read telegrams sent hv Mr Poster urging Woodworth and K'ecvcr to come and testify before the commission, particularly as then absence was being interpreted as a reflection on himself. When 'neither Keever or Woohworth woU.d agree to come here Mr. Foster went to Bos- ton and pointed out to them person- Hie necessity for their lestilying. Boll, repeated the reasons-lor their inability to leave the States iust now, but agreed lo niake .1 sworn statement. Seeing nothing bti- er could he done at that tune Mr. Sanuster accepted the affidavits and asked the-commissioner's permission lo sign them. He hoped thai later Woodworth and Keever wduld attend to he examined. On behalf of Mr "oster he hoped the statement would jc accepted. John Thompson, K. C., commission said he was sending tcle- n'ams to both Woodworth and Keev- er and Dr. Chipman, .the veterinary sii'rscon, also across the border, ad- them in the name of the com- mission that their attendance was necessary. Sir Charles Davidson said Wood- worth and Keever were making vam excuses for staying away, as they LEAVE FE1E IHEJBi Sherwood Herchmer followed In a short address in which he compared the country in which the Italian army is now fighting their way to the plains ot Austria. These mountains about Fernie were not so rugged or so lofty 03 are those among which the Ital- ians are fighting, and we could form a slight idea of the task these men had set themse-ives when they under, took to scale them against the oppo- sition of Austrians behind scientifl rally constructed fortifications. "Along with Ihe speeches there.were o.ry, at the call of his officers, .to their places in the army. Some might think that to do so was sanctioning militarism, a thing which none hated more iban be did; but now it was not militarism, but pat- riotism which was calling to. them from their homeland, and it was ev- en- man's duty to respond promptly to that call. Parading'in the streets witll flags flying and bands playing was pleasant pastime, but it did not pav the debt they owed their country, in'this hour of peril. He should be glad to dispel from the minds of any Italian any idea he may have imbib- ed as to militarism. It is not now tnat kind of service demanded; It was the rendering that duty which calls to every Italian regardless of any mil- itary obligation to do his duty hy his country, now threatened by the very worst kind of militarism, that prompt- ed hv tvrennical men of a strange race who'were not only ancient robbers ot Italian liberty, hut who were leagued with the personification of tyrannical ondage. Signor Dicastrl was greeted with reouent cheers and a demonstration rhich left no doubt as to the temper if his hearers. a very modeut one, was given the distinction of the only iieroistent call for repetition during the even- ing This was nothing more than a most exacting execution of a selection on mouth harp and bones. The proceeds of the smoker, some was donated to the departing boys for use along the road to New where they corns under the s.up- Italian officer takes them in charge for the remainder of the rail- way Journey. The band, headed by A and B com- panies of the 107th Regiment, and a large concourse of people, escorted the hoys to the station, and sent them away with cheers in their ears and hope in their hearts. Little mm 336 oft'he Garibaldi march, the national anthem of the Italians. Presented With Pipes W R Wilson, in presenting eacl man'with a good pipe, spoke in his usual forceful manner, saying that 1 had known most, of the men for yea, as employees of his company, and he had the pleasure of saying that in al these years his company had not re istered a sinffle complaint as to tt conduct of one ot them. This pre conduct as soldiers In service of their country, which fighting in a cause dear to al, 10 of freedom the world over. MR. MINER, LOOK HERE When you get your cheque on Saturday, call and buy your Wife a Nice Present. f> handsome China Cups and Saucers; 6 nice Chin.. Tea Plates with 1 pound C Blue Bibbon Tea, I And you will have something to look at on Sunday. BROOKS' STORE Note the address: 402 13th Street Nortn to Palace Meat. Market) QUALITY FIRST The Highest in Quality, but Not in Price! T n-i. rut YOU want It it isn't the best we won't :huy it! IMt won't "lease you -we won't Bell it. Complete line for tomorrow. Use The Phone Please Phone 492 The Alberta Meat Market Ths Oldest Established. Meat Market in the City excuses 101 nin-ynie, .i-iur, OI had done before. These, men coulil not Rl7Zlltt0-made a stirring speec Italian and also interpreted Mr. Wilson's presentation speech. A I Fisher was.also requisitioned lor 'a 'speech, and responded in his usual uanpv manner, mixed with 1m- mor and spiced with good cheer .to hope to deal with Ihe commission in that fashion. He declined ...to allow the affidavits to go in records. They were of no value whatever. Sir Charles added that he fully appreci- ated Mr. Sangster's sincere efforts to obtain the evidence of the men. Mr Sangster urged the commis- sioner to change the decision because, the statement should be evidence oi Mr Foster's anxiety their ex- planations of.their deals. Sir Charles declined again to ac- cept the statements, and said furth- must understand that their non-attendance here docs not con- clude their connection witli tins com- mission. 1'ivill- sec to thai. Keedo evening, however was that of Signor Dicastrl, I alia, n. the neople of Fcrnie for the magnifi- exression of their sympa by -c I His auly-wid soing, it uecc M Suggestions For Your Sunday Dinner! SPRING Both Very Choice. Prices as usual, the Lowest DELAN YsTiMJTED ;