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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 27, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta AWfiUST 27. THE DAILY 'PAGE BLUE RIBBON essentially the Tea for all classes of people. Itt> Wide sale proves line quality Send this Advertisement -n-jth 25 cents to Blue Btbbon, Limited, Winnipeg, for the Blue Klbbon Cook Write name and address plainly. COUNCIL FIXES TAX RATE- PRESBYTERIAN MISSION STU- DENTS TO VOTE' ON CHURCH UNION SEE FRUIT SPECIALS For SATURDAY Only 300 boxes Orn and Klberta Jusi In: per box anfl Packet of WILSON'S WILL KILL MORE FLIES THAN WORTH -0F ANY STICKY riY, 400 ba.skets Tonmtoos at, por basket.. -25C Can talon pp.s, 2 Watermelon, per pound 5c Peaches, per dozen. 20 basket...... -35 Bartlelt Pears, per dozen 25c Bananas, per dozen .Blue basket 25c Greengages, per basket 35c The Palace Confectionery CORNER 5th STREET AND 4th AVENUE, Piiicher Creek, Alta., Aug. vostliiB is prog res H! HE rapid'iy under fdfial weather conditions. Several farmers in the Twin [Jiiltts district south of town Iwye started cutting oats. Fix Tax Rate The council met qn Monday and set the tax rate, as follows; Tax for Ren- era 1 purposes, H mills; del) cut lira purposes, 18 mills; .-ichao'J purposes, 10 mills; milking a total of 42 mills (in town. I The secretary announced at the i meeting Uiat the town had won the buifincbs assessment case which Thou. i Scott appealed, ami, therefore, the tax on businesses is in force. This is i the third year that the town has tried enforce this tax, each time before being defeated. Presbytery Meets The Macleod Presbytery met here i on Tuesday and Wednesday in the j j Presbyterian church. There was a! wood attendance of ministers, elders i and students from the various ECC- jtfons of the Presbytery. The Supcr- Mntendent of .Missions, Dr. Kergusou of Calgary was also present, Committee meetings were the order of the first day, the regular session opening on Tuesday evening, and last- j ing until Wednesday evening. t Rev. Hillis Wright of Pincher j ('reek was elected Moderator for the ensuing year. j Tiio Presbytery accepted its ap- portionment of of the budget for 1316, and the different committees were Instructed to allocate the same j to the congregations and mission fields. I S.S. Conference in Lethbridge Arrangements were also made for a big Presbytery conference for Sun- itiay school workers in Lethbridge on j October IS and 19. i A resolution expressing satisfac- tion at tiie nrohlbitou vote on July -1 and commending highly thp Alberta Temperance and Moral Reform 'lea- Sgue for the spicndid way in which.it carried through the campaign was 1 passed. Several students were certified to I their respective colleges. A vote on church union is to be tali- j en in the mission fields as" soon as possible. A public meeting was held on "VYed- inesday night, which ivas addressed toy JRer. .Mr. Denoon and Rev. Mr. Bryan, at the close of which the Presbytery jadjourned to meet again in Mae'ieod in February next. FEAR MEXICAN 'UPRISING El Paso, Tex., Aug. States military authorities, today, withdrew the troops which patrolled strategic iiolnts In and near tbe city, last night, as the result of rumors of a Mexican GENERAL CLEAN UP ON ALL SUMMER LINES 150 PAIR LADIES' from to H50. All at one ft QC Clean-up Price I LADIES' WHITE ft 4 pC from to Our Clean-up'Priced I LADIES' very assortment odds and ends, values from to Our Clean-up Price 24 ONLY, 1 ftflf Our Cleah-up Price 2 NEW SHOWING Ladies' Coats, Skirts and Suits NEW SHOWING Girls' and Misses' Coats Our Ready-to-Wear Department on: second floor "Take Without doubt we now have one, ol the finest "Ready-to-Wcar" Departments in Western Canada. 7 Boys' Cashmere Sweaters Choice line bought bptpre: the .ad- vance. Colors red, bl.ue. Our jplean-up Price .....'.......756 "OUR BEST" FLOUR Not only "Our but thc.bcst in (he world. We still have, flqin- left. For Saturday only, 98 pound sack for........----.. S3.25 E J. HILL COMPANY "We people in Lcthbridpc don't realixf: ulT we said Louis [nnni'i manager of the buthbri'lfcC hold, who owi-s a fruit farm on the Arrow Lakes. "We think conditions are bad here, but they arc far worse in British Columbia. There is no money in the province. Here in Alberta we'have ut least the prospect I of a big crop." I Asked to (Ififiiin the conditions in the interior oi British Columbia, Mr. ftipst declared that the fruit crop was well up to the .standard but that there was absolutely m> market for it and that much of the fruit was rotting on th'j strucs. "With the fanners of the prairie Inc problem is to jrroiv the crop the market is always there. With the farmers of British Columbia, there is no trouble getting a crop everything grows well, but there is no market, that is the most heart-breaking situ- ation possible, to have a splendid crop of fruit-and see it rot on the hushes for want oi a market." is it, ibat the fruit farmers of B. C, do not .seem able to compete successfully with those of Washing- ton Mr. Hapst was asked. "Because the freight rates are so high." >-'.'But'Washington is farther away than B. C. and Washington fruit must also pay a heavy duty amount- ing in some eases to "37 per cent." ''That is true. But the Washington fruitgrowers get a through rate to the markets of the prairie cities, and are able to undersell us in our own country simply on account' of lower freight rates. That means that the amount they save in freight pays for the duty provided that the cost of the fruit is the .same as that of the iruit in B. (_'. and the profit the same. But the cost is slightly lower while the profit' is a great deai less." "But can the American growers af- ford to sell fruit at such a small pro- fit "Yes, they can. By selling their N'o. 1 fruit 'in the States, they make a good profit.': Then they ship their second and third grades to Canada and are in a position to sell at a minimum pro tit, a prolit so small that they would not ho able to do business if they did not insure them- selves by selling their first class fruit in their own markets. Mr. Papst declares that it rained much more in the Columbia valley this year than it dirt here. The small fruit and hay .suffered from the ex- cessive moisture. Strawberries rot- ted on the plants and hay also rot- ted, while the water in the lakes was unusually high. Young orchards, how- a very fine growth and prospects are good -for next year if the market improves. Mr. Papst is buying fall-wheat and ryo to put on bis farm for chicken feed. GEO. KERR CO. HIGH-CLASS GROCERS PROVISION MERCHANTS I'FlAClfES: Crawford's extra (Ine preserving; C Per box TOMATOES Qftp Special por case PLY PAPER 4 double shnets 1 WV each OfcV finest C1 1C preserving, box 1 1 CATSUP Price eacli CUU CANTALOUPE; largo OCfi 2 for STICKS 1 POWDER GRAPE KHUIT 9Cn Ii for HEINZ; J LEMON'S; large Juicy; Per dozen S. or C. N bWW SWEET POTATOBS mixed. Quart. 'fUV PICKLKS: HEINZ; On PBAK'S: Fine rating ur preserving; dozen TOMATOES; OC.1 Fancv B. C. 4 Ibs tor HEINZ; PKABS- co nn Large cases MARKOW 35C GRANGES; per dozen jlJJri 40.. ir.d HONKY: Finest extracted CORN'; large 9flfi I'.eads; per dozen CUC B. C. CELERY PEAS and Aj, BEANS; per tin K.C. SOAP pound palls fl; 1 Ofl Price end] 91 OF WHEAT Oflrs Per SOAP Cflg CANADA FIRST or TAPIOCA SOAP I.UK1XG POWDER. fancy back AM.MON'IA TOILET PAPER now AX 1 QA PHONE 1453 313 5th St. S. Prompt Delivery to all parts of the City i'iioeniz, Ariz., Aug. 27, The north-bound Santa Ke train from Phoenix to PrescoEt was wrecked to- da'y on a bridge weakened by a cloud- burst at- Date Creek, 70 miles north of here. Four were reported killed and 12 injured. The engine passed over the bridge safely, then the. span collapsed, plunging the smoker into the stream below. The sleeping car remained on the track. FALL WHEAT IS MISTOOK AT ALTORADO CONTINUED FROM FRONTPAGE Altcfrado, Alta., Aujr. wheat is In shock now for some time. The yield will be liigh'iy satisfactory. The cutting of spring wheat, and barley- has been in full swing now for some days. On account of the heavy straw, the binders cannot handle much "more than half the us- ual acreage. There is considerable new break- ing. The heavy seeding' of grain leaves, perhaps, a smaller acreage of suinmerfallow than usual. A rain of-particular violence cross- part of this territory on Friday After experiments covering several t. The roar of the storm was! years, rubber trees have heen suc< heard clearly eight miles away. For-1 cessfully transplanted'from the Innately there was no hail, and but j nf Hie Amazon to points in the Inter- little wind. I lor of Brazil. FALL MILLINERY OPENING We take pleasure in Announcing the first view of the Early Fall Opening, showing all the Latest Gage and other Patterns. WE CORDIALLY INVITE ALL THE LADIES TO ATTEND THIS OPENING. TO-DAY and TO-MORROW MISS J. TILNEY 817 THIRD AVENUE SOUTH, LETHBRIOGE. third oi the cutting is completed and is proceeding under ideal conditions. But while the railway interests ihz G T.P. aro at present almost en-j tirely in the north of the Mr. Donaldson paid a high tribute to this part 01 the country, and to i the magnificent crops that are being; cut. This is his first visit through i this portion of Alberta and he is im- mensely pleased with what he has seen, and somewhat taken aback at the size of the crops. Peace River Crops Speaking of railway construction in the north of the province, Mr. Donaldson stated that the 0. N. R. was doing some work, and that the McArtliur lines to the north-east and north-west of Edmonton were being pushed. The work on these lines had helped Edmonton city considerably siding over the crisis ot the unem- ployed. "Mr. Me Arthur' told me the othet day that he expected to handle two 'million bushels of'-grain on his line into Kdmonton from the Grande Prai- rie country.1' Mr. Doml.dson would not. state, in fact, saW'U- wajs dilHcuit to say just at present, .when" his company would Ire-open construction work1 in Alberta again. "The tendency, is in these troublous he conserve effort and financial resources as much- as possible. "I hclioiR that following these difficult times, the west will experi- ence a greater, more substantial and moie sane development than before. There will not .likely be any more foolish booms such as in. the past. We have learned our lesson." Build Oil Line H is understood to he the plan of thp Grand "Trunk; Pacific to construct .a line to the SwMtgrrss oil fields if oil is-struck in iiny.of tlie-wells op- crating in'thai country.'The G.T.P., before stated, is intensely interest- ed in (he oil development, and it is believed the company would be pre- pared to make full use of the oppor- tunities tlMcri in any strike made. School Opening Wants! Dependable Wear Things For Boys and Girls Boys' Tweed Suits. UP Boys' Knickers, UP Boys' strong Scout Shirts...............75C Boys Holcproof Bibbed Stockings......35C Girls' Holeproof Bibbed Stockings.....35C Girls' Wash V69C UP Girls' Sweaters, big range, each... up Girls' -CldtJi Coats. !c. UP to Silk Hair Ribbons, all shades. 2 yards t'or.26C New Fall Arriving Daily The Values Are Good! The Simpson Co., Limited ;