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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta HOT EL DALLAS TELEPHONE 1312 CENTRAL CCMFCirfABLS LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD HOTEL WINDSOR Beit $1.25 a Day Hotel in Albert* The Secret of the Happy Hor.ic Taylor-Made (^Mipiijilliiiffii EXTRA SPECIAL, 200 CASES PEACHES FOR PRESERVING AT LESS MONEY THAN IT COST TO LAY THEM IN BY THE CARLOAD. EXPECT TO BE A3LE TO MAKE ANY MORE SUCH OFFERS THIS SEASON. WE DO NOT WHILE THEY LAST -Very Special Per Case $1.00 REMEMBER THESE ARE VERY FINE FLAVORED PEACHES AND WILL PUT UP FINE. THEY ARE RIPE BUT ALL IN GOdD SHAPE. ORDER A FEW CASES NOW. THEY WILL NOT LAST LONG. blackberries for preserving now orders with us. routing in daily. Leave your THE High Class Grocers GOOD CO. Phone 525 Get the Book Buying Habit A book a we it up for a ys.ir by buying one or 2!; is a small matter and the cost nominal; but keep and you'll have something worth while. Start now more of our popular books, selling for 85c each. THE KENNY & ALLIN CO., Ltd. Phone 1487 Orufiglsts end Stationers Next Dallas Htt�> DOWLER STRONG GRAIN and Commission Merchants Calgary--Cdmonton--Ltthbrlalg* Our. entire organization It at your car vice and with our experience we can aa/aly fuaratta* to act you the best prices tor your grain at any time ant tor any grade or kind of grata Phono M 1822 Calgary I Per Office 1S�S LethbrldgeJ Quata-Rea. HI I Lethbrldoe) iltw*. Sea Our Agents who are In fur diatriot i. A. CUMMINO Lathbridge Mansgar Make the MOST of the High Prices by consigning Your Grain to SMITH-MURPHY & GO. You will realize every cent In it for you. and get your returns promptly. WRITE CR PHONE Office Phone 1313 Residence Phons 1484 N. T. MACLEOD. MANAGER LETHBRIDGE BRANCH SHERLOCK BLDG. { GERMAN REPORT ? ? Berlin. Aup. 21.-The battle > before Verdun has not yet end- ? staff announced today. This ? ? morning fresh engagements de- veloped at various places. The > i- statement adds: "Our troops > and leaders anticipate a favor- >  wrestled at a cost of sanguin fr ary losses. In bitter hand fight- } *> ing and by counter attacks the French were driven back al- ! > most everywhere." > > > ? �S Winnipeg, Aug. 21.-The feature of the cash wheat trade today was a slackening of the demand for low grades buyers who have been taking everything offered for^ some time were not lidding for the "oft stuff" today and prospective sellers declared they could get no offers. Cash oats were a little better today while barley and flax remained steady. Trading for future delivery was done in all grains but barley. October wheat opened at $2.13, lc higher than Monday's close and was bid up as high as $2.20 during the session. As trading in futures ceases on Aug. 31, it is thought that business now being done is of an evening-up nature. Fluctuations in oats were narrow and around Monday's) prices. October wheat closed 3c up, October oats Vic higher, December Vgc higher, and May ',4c higher. October flax closed l"'ic lower, November lc hlgheT and December l%c up. Barley unchanged. Futures. FOUND On 6th Street S. Off 3rd Ave. Opposite Bank of Montreal. Attractive, Clean and Up-to-Oate BAKBEK SHOP WESTBROOK BR08. (Formerly Barbers - for W. A,' Ott.) TAKER (From The Times.) The Hock Springs Coal and Brick Co. have completed the installation i of their new boilers and the mine now in operation. The company are looking forward to a big season's business. Cutting in the Taber district has become fairly general and about JU" per cent, of the wheat has been cut. Next week will see practically everybody cutting at full swing. The weather is very fine for harvesting. The Taber Chautauqua week closed on Tuesday eening. The week \va3 a most magnificent success in every way. Monday evening was the only time when the full program was not carried out according to schedule. The heay wind and rain storm which hit Taber that evening making it impossible to carry out the program. Open. Close. Winnipeg Wheat- October ........... 216 215 Oats- October .......... 5S% 62 Vi December....... �2%- 5SV4 Flax- October ......... 334% 335 December ........ 324 Minneapolis .Wheat - September ........ 211 212 LOCAL MARKETS Grain & Livestock Prices Talcum is a Toilet Necessity There Is no other toilet rcquisito that has so much to do with relieving the trials which come with warm woather. It is good for milady's toilet. It is good for the man who dt-lights in a cool after-shaving application. If is good for the nursery. It is valuable when sprinkled on surgical dressings. It will keep your rubber gloves sanitary and flexible. We recommend our "LILAC TALC" because it is pure and refreshing. It is ground to impalpable fineness and impregnated with the odor of Lilac. PRICE 25c. We also have M ennen's, Col-gates and all of the other trade-marked anoK'advcrtised talcum -. iwwders. . ' ' ^? � The Red Cro3$ Drag & Book Co., United !�HON 5.MS. OF THE. FARMERS Ottawa. Aug. 21.-Sir Edward Kemp told W. A. Buchanan in the house yesterday that according to the records 4(i,700 farmers have enlisted up to Juno 30, 1017. Of this number 24,532 came from the western provinces. fi' Shampooing, Combings made up, Facial Massage, Electrolysis ETC., ETC., ETC. Phone 1710 Hull Block Roam 1 RECORD PRICE FOR OIL �Pittsburg, Pa., Aug. 20.-Pennsylvania crude oil advanced 25 cents today, to $3.50, the highest price in a quarter of a century. Wagor. Prices Wheat .____220 Oats......55 Flax......-2iir, Barley .....100 Track Prices Wheat ..... - Oats......5ji% Flax......- Barley ..... - LIVESTOCK PRICES Choice steers, T'/sc; choice cows, Select hogs, 150 to 250 lbs., 1fic. Choice killing wethers, sheared 10c. Cholco killing ewes, sheared, 9c. WINNIPEG WOMEN WANT CONSCRIPTION OF WOMEN FOR WAR You'll Like TheEmpire And the nicely prepared ice cream dishes and other refresh roents served there. M. and M. BEATON NEXT ORPHEUM THE WEATHER Lethbridge, clear ......... 1 Kamloops, fair .......... Edmonton, cloudy ........ Nelson, clear ............. S5 Red Deer, cloudy ........ 80 Calgary, fair ......... Medicine Hat, clear ... Macle.od, clear ....... Swift Current, fair ... Moose .law .......... Broadview, clear ...... Brandon, fair ........ Portage la Prairie, clear Winnipeg, cloudy ... . Port Arthur, clear .... Regina, clear V....... Saskatoon, fair ...... Prince Albert, fair .... Battleford, clear...... Weather past twenty-four hours lias been cool with a few showers in Manitoba and Saskatchewan Forecast-Western provinces thunder showers in some localities, but mostly fair and warm. 82 82 71! SI SS S5 SS DO 81 78 on OS 50 S3 88 82 84 BAD MEDICINE TO REFUSE TO OBEY PATROL ORDER 54 54 52 51 45 51 GO 5S 54 52 02 54 54 54 42 4!1 52 51 50 Sault Ste. Marie. Mich., Aug. 20.- Alfred Benninghaus, a German merchant, was wounded by machine gun bullets early today when his launch was tired on by Michigan infantrymen in a patrol boat after a command to stop had not been obeyed. Two other persons in the launch escaped injury. Benninghaus and his companions reached the Canadian side, where they are held pending investigation. It is alleged the trio attempted to evade inspection by American officials on a trip from the American to the Canadian sido of St. Mary's river. CITY AND DISTRICT Pall Opening DAY SCHOOL--Tuesday, September 4th. NIGHT SCHOOL-Thursday, Septembev tftli. ALL COMMERCIAL SUBJECTS TAUGHT BY THE MOST UP-TO-DATE METHODS We have had many more calls than wc could till during the p.*st year, particularly [or young nion who were eupnlfln shorthand writers and typists, and in addition had a good practical knowledge of bookkeeping. During tho coming year we expect this demand will be even greater, for both young men and young women, owing to the fact that few will come this way from the United States; in fact many young men will he returning to answer the cull to the 17. S. Army. CALL, WRITE OR PHONE FOR INFORMATION. Efficient School Calgary Visitor I X. Saucier of Calgary, is in the city j today. Superior Supply Co. 2nd Ave. S.. end 13th' Street. MINING. BUILDING & RAILWAY 8UPPLIES & EQUIPMENT TUDHOPE ANDERSON AND EMERSON FARM IMPLEMENTS ------.... SULKIES FORD TRACTOR ATTACH- MENTS. AUTO TRAILERS R!ND7.n EMOIMCC '' CL'JS iN2 C.'.'.t GANG PLOWS BUGGIE8 DEMOCRATS CULTl7AYC ' Pass Resolution at a Mail Meeting Want Enforcement of Conscription Bill Winnipeg. Aug. 20.-At a mass meeting of Winnipeg women tonight, a resolution was adopted demanding, the enforcement of the military service law, the immediate conscription of women for war work, and the forma- i tion of a national government. Another resolution was also adopted, declaring that the meeting form the nucleus of a woman's non-partisan political union. . HOW TO MAKE Good Pictures A BOOK FOR THE AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER The experts who wrote this book livpd every line of it-each chapter is the result of years of actual experience.  Consequently, "How to Make Good Pictures" deals little with theory, much with fact and is authentic to the last detail. Profusely illustrated. THE PRICE "How to Make Good Pictures," paper covers............. 25c Library edition, cloth bound $1 J. D. Higinbotham & Co ' Limited " ' Alberts'* Pianeer Drugglata.* The ^gQgLSto* Wholesale and <-etall ehemlate TELEPHONE NO. I2J Auto Plates Here. ! Automobile Club Metal Badges or , Plates (L. A. C. 1917), have now been ! raceived and can be obtained from the secretary, Board of Trade Building. Clean Slate. There was a clean slate in the city police court this morning. GARBUTT BUSINESS COLLEGE BUSIMfiSO PHONE 1310 RESIDENCE PHONE 1531 �11 EIGHTH STREET SOUTH, LETHBRIDGE Official yisit to Viaduct Lodge. H. A. Parker, grand master and J. A. Tully, deputy grand master of the grand lodge of Alberta, 1. O. O. F., will make their official visit to Viaduct lodge, No. 53, tonight. All members in the. city are asked to be present, refreshments will be served. For Red Cross. A. .1. Blackburno, Hon. Treas., acknowledges receipt of $1.(10 collected by Miss Eleanor Fleming, Evelyn Ford and Verny Harris, who call themselves Hie Junior HoA Cross Helpers. Also the sum of $72.35 from the ladies of Milk River. Office Stationery UNDERWOOD TYPEWRITERS, F. & E. CHECK WRITER, CHICAGO PENCIL SHARPENER, OFFICE FURNITURE, TYPEWRITERS OVERHAULED, CLEANED AND REPAIRED. EVERYTHING FOR THE OFFICE �'^fllll": Everall & Franks Sinnott Block, Corner 4th Ave. and 6th St. II London, Aug. 21.-British casualties reported in the week ending today total 14,243 officer! and men. Of this number 2,873 soldiers lost their lives. The detailed figures follow: Killed and died of wounds -officer* 320; men 2,540, total 2,-8/3. Wounded and misting-officers 846; men 10,624, totaf 11,370. Total casualties 14,243. - NOTICE Will the people In Lethbridge whom Mrs. ,1. Goldstono was visiting, kindly advise the C. P. R. ticket agent of Mrs. Goldstono's present address? 203-2 ANNOUNCEMENT A dance will be held in the K. of P. Hall tonight. Everybody welcome. A good time assured. Gents 75 cents, Ladies free. 213-1 COMING SOON "The Purple Mask." GRIPPING AND SENSATIONAL Gutters and Leaders Should Be Looked After Properly If tliey leak or do not drain properly much damage to the house itself is more than likely to result. Have us go over your roof drainage equipment to see if it does not need replacing In whole or in part. Don't wait until stormy weather sets in. Have us do the work now before any damage has been done. THE DIXON SHEET METAL CO. Ren-' C-'.r..".'ord Bt�el'. �} f LETHBRIDGE MOTORS limited DISTRIBUTORS OF McLaughlin Motor Cars NEED RESPONSIBLE AGENTS AT WARNER, �;AY*IOND, MILK RIVER, CARDSTON, MAGRATH, X rOiltM^CT^N^ CAYTONrCPRING COULEE. We are showing upwards of twenty-five Styles and Sizes in Coal and Gas Stoves And Ranges. See what we have to offer. If our prices are not lower than the lowest, wc will not expect your business. Just arrived a large shipment of enameled ware. Consumers Hardware Co. 120 FIFTH 8T. 8. PHONE 1212 LETHBRIDGE 26 ;