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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta December, 24; 1910 MEN AND WELL KNOWN WOMEN WtfTestify for "Friiit-a-fim" Express Companies Must Reduce Their tariffs DAILY HERALD (Continued from front and :ens of Canada have spoken so strongly in favor nf i citizens every emy-'city-S Ia square miles of .t." GREAT RUSH ATPOST -wm. in bed the jrun-a-uves etnnot it too 7 remecly does me good and I Mill. D i was "a terrible sufferer treated me but I became a i advertised and decide to take it. After All ihere is in the tangible assets to represent three million of stock is the In the case oi the Domin- ion Express Company, which is con- trolled by the C.P.R. the capitsfiiza- tion is two million dollars, ,and all 'citizen entering the cash ever paid'into the company so helping board could ascertain- niraself t0 'his Christmas mail has'no i account of capital stock has been I conception Of the vasiness of the work j that has been overcome and the strea i I Assets now stand at something less i Uous hours that for the last ten days than two millions of been put in- by the clerk "be- I-fully pa-id up stock is outstanding, j hind the that is, behind the I In the Question nf linri In the question of delivery-limits the judgment states that the com-' panics must show to the board some reasonable basis for express traffic to move to delivery limit points :and file w11 kllown men and wm do for stacks of mail boxes. The work has been one continuous siege. Before mail has been all sorted .another has fawn, in -w the two. shifts have been on the iob s. list-oi such limit points with maps..fourtewi and fifteen hours everyday If no reasonable way for.. working Tile limited faculties in the pres- the problem as to delivery points can- en- post office, not nearly sufficient- be found delivery limits will have to ordinary business let alone a be abolished. .Christmas rush, have contributed board also direct four standard -mosl to hinder and hamper the staff mileage basing scales and fixes rates render Jiheir task more hard, for each, also requiring that the com- The in which the distribution of out.goirig mail, the storage .of in- coming a-nd outgoing mail sacks, the first sorting of the incoming mail, in fact, practically all the work except the final sorting of the mail, that goes into private boxes, is about 200 square feet or a space about 14 feet by 1-1 feet.. The stairway to the THE MOLSGNS BANK Capital, Paid TTp Keserve Pund Office-: Montreal. '3 Brandies in Canada. SAVINGS DEPARTMENT Deposits of -SI and upwards received and in- terest allowed from date of deposit. The Birds' Christmas BY P. HARRIS Minager Toronto Humane Society TO WIND. DP FARMERS'BANK panies must establish joint through rates on express. freight traffic which coming shall be less than some of their loc- als- The board also orders that the Do- Express Company reduce its rate on Ontario freight to Winnipeg to 52 per hundred, making it similar to the company's rates from 'British bas.enient. much to the disgust of the Columbia. j janitor, and, everv closet or cubby Dealing with specific complaints hole> has been pressed into service for ironi Western .Canada.; Judgment one purpose or another. states that a good many of these mat '-TIle heaviest outgoing was on 8. and Foreign Exchange bought and sold at lowest rates. Banking. Business Transacted. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH DIAMOND CITY BRANCH a g many o tese mat -le eavest outgong was on ters were dealt with in a judgment Tuesday and Wednesday, and the heuv- tandard tariffs and that iest incoming Thursday and Friday In many places in Great Britain and Ireland, In the United States, Canada. Germany, and some other parts of the -when Christmas comes with all its joy and happiness, boys and girls and older people, as we-lf. do not 'forget that the dear little birds out in cold ought to be remembered by Saata ulaus, and they maSe a Christ- mas-tree for the birds. This Is, I think, a most beautiful custom, be- cause the birds have all they can do during the long- winter months -to get enough to eat, is a cause of "to me t.he-'v" do it I have .also often wondered "how they live through the--very'-cold v, nignts. When, we are all snuggled I down among the blankets, those little fellows pack themselves" 'away into some corner of the house-eaves, or among the close branches of the cedar spruce -trees, and 'there they sleep all night, with their tiny heads under then- wings, holding on. tight io that the fierce wnd will not blow.them off Don't you that it is marvelous that 80 to rejoice Toronto, Dec. far- A Bank js to be wound 1 UP. A meeting of the direct-4. ors of the bant was held at A one o'clock this afternoon A -following a motion made he- fore Mr. Justice Riddell at Osgoode Hall this momingg, T. Clarkson, the cur' placed in charge of the bank on its suspension Dy the Canadian Bankers Associa- tion, will .remain in and perform the duties "of "an interim liquidator until a per- manent liquidator is annnint j.1. -o-ppoint- ed by the shareholders and creditors. Direction has given on standard tariffs and that others will right themselves as a re- Yesterday morning thirty sacks this judgment and if not thev -'second class mail matter alone coa- disposed of later. i sisting of parcels and papers were I he construction Of tariffs in accord taten off the westbound Crow train ance1 with this judgment must be pro- and on- Thursday morning about the ceeded with without delay and must same number, and Courier Watchman be submitted to the'hoard within both mornings had to make three -three months. trips with his mail wagon from this Tiie report says that evidently the traiil alone- The first class mail yes- companies are over-capitalized and terday and Thursday was in volume there is no reason lor the Just about three times the normal. existence of separate companies to bandle this business as it could as i well be handled fc.y the railways Evi- V; dence was given that in one year the Dominion Express Oompaav had over A. j paid the C.P.R. for station 'this, the commission as if the express company was findino- itseli with an accumulation Ot money on hand that if retained might show very heavy d vidends on even its high very heavy dividends on even its high i tisement of meetings .Of .the shareholders and creditors of tie bank for January 17 And yet through it all, in spite of lack Of room, the absence of facil- ities, everything from the view point of-the has run as smooth as clockwork. With a crowd around the wickets all day the. delivery clerks from seven in the mbrnmg until seven o'clock at night, and'-yet they have treated all' with "utmost curtesy and patience, and hardly has been helrd. j Upstairs, in the "aiid, registration the lack of MARKET! room has so Mt -as Liverpool, Dec. Rogers j although1 a vast amount. t of business has been done. From Moc-. day morning, Dec.l'l'9th to'noon yes-' t-erday the number of packages "regis- tered and haodjed through-the regis- B1RKENHEAD CATTLE the following. report from was very firm and showed a good, price of one half r_ -T Christmas Gifts A Large Shipment of CUTLERY just received Carvers from f2.50 to We liave a good assortment of Henry Rogers Sons' popular make. Spoons, knives and-forks in the celel rated jRsjnwQocl Pat. Sugar Shells. Eerry Spoons, Cold Meat SPORTS u tration department was '-They kind hearted -people throw out and seeds for the birds every during the winter, and the little fehapi moon knew their friends They vill come and chirp and call, hreakfatt Mems jtp be a little later than usual, 'they will scold and say manner of .strange things about the people inside the house. Some- times they get tired waiting and will fly away as if they; were all very much but they generally leave one of flock, behind to watch, and he sees the -breakfast unt he goes and tells the "others" that is what happens many morn where these thoughtful, kind A little fir-tree, or some other everp-een, is put into a pot or bo? of earth or sand Then little bunches of grain are tied to the branches, fn gristle or meat on them, little tin buckets of bird-seed, crushed sun-flow- ?IeC6S Ot S5? ?VB on some- thing high, so that cats cannot i ers it is to save several sheaves of grain and one of thw- S a twbrandi or to a .of coarse sand is also Can you thiS much wirttso. __ taan to be able Cnnstmas tree? Even you cannot get a "tree ready TOU if biscuit crumbs, wonder how many Of the homes in win remember the birds on s morning? T M. O Our Many Friends and Custom- ers, We Extend the Season's Greetings and our Cordial Wish that All May Enjoy a Very Merry Christmas CLARK CO. how" nlncuf.ations that will were made up as follows: Outgoin? nold. Quotations: State steers, incoming 646, passing through i- to lu cents. Canadians from 11% from country post pffibes, 596. 'This number does ing to United States, or other foreign countries.- There has been an enormous amount of money order business and for weeks the daily surplus has run into the thousands of dollars, showing an ex- j cess of money orders purchased to I money orders cashed. From Satur- i day last at noon until noon on Mon- :day the" surplus was over i Spraking generally, Postmaster inbotham says that', an enormous' amount .of money has been sent to i Great Britain, Far more than in past years, and the British Isles easily j take' first plane over all other coun-, i (tries to which ii'ioncy has been sent, i j i Other years most money has j iably been sent back home biy Aus-11 jtrians, Russians and other cont-inent- al European nat'onalities, j A Merry Christmas to the mail clerks. They have.earned it. Butter JKailves, .Gfrayy Eadles> In the hand.-- some Louis T -A- VI. (jilt. Above lines-are all triple plated and guaranteed Toil will save money by in- specting our stock before buying else- where. Small profits turns. 1 G. Glander GENERAL HARDWARE 524 Westminster Road North FOOTBALL RESULTS London, Dec. 24.-FoIlowing axe the _ results of league football games plav- jed today: first Division" Notts Forest 1, Tottenham Hot- spur'2. Everton 1, Bristol City 3 Woolwich Arsenal 2, Notts County FARE For the Round Trip Between all sjtations on the ilaiii. Line, Port Arthur, to Vancouver- acd intermediate branch lines. Tickets on sale December 22 isiQ: to January 2, 1911, final return', January 5, ,1911. For further particulars apply to S.B.MITCHELL Ticket Agent Canadian Pacific Railway Lethbrldge "Alta; CANADIAN PACIFIC Qldhair, Athletic 1, nesday 0. Sheffield I Blackburn Rovers, 5, Middlesborough ActonvilJe i, Liverpool 1. Sheffield United 0, Bury 0. Manchester City 1, New Castle Unit 'do. Sunderland 1, Manchester United 2 Bradford City 1, Preston North End 0. Second Division Barnsley 0, Derby County _2._ _ BlacXp obi-4; Bolton Wanderers 5, 'Birmingham 1, Chelsea 3, Gainsboro Trinity 0. Clapton Orient 0, Burn-ley 2. G-lossop 3, Fulham 1. Huddersfield Town 0, Westbrom- "ich Alhion 2. Leicester Posse -2. Stockporfe y V Lincoln City 1, Hull 'City 4. Wanderers 3, Leeds City 1. Southern Division -Southend United New Brampton Southampton 0, Millwall Athletic'l Plymouth Argyle 1, Queen's Park Rangers 1. Watford 1, Westham United 3. i Ley ton Luton 0. Brentford 2. Portsmouth 0. Crystal Palace 0, Northampton 0. Bristol Rox-ers I, Brighton" and Hove Albions 2. Swindon Town 0. Exeter City 1. Norwich City 5. Coventry City 2. Scottish League Glasgow Rangers 2, Heart' of- Mid- lothian 0: Hibernian 2, Airdrieonians 0. Aberdeen 0. Dundee 0. Clyde 1, Hamilton Academicals 0. Norton. 1, Celtic 1. Kirmarnock 2, Quran's Park 1. Raith Rovers 2, Falfcirk 3." Bothcrwell 2, Patrick Thistle 3. Third Lanark 2, Paisley St. Miron EASTERN CANADA! Excursions Low Sound Trip >f" Ontario, Quebec and Maritime Provinces' on Mit DoMdber i 31, to rutunx iwitk iHftttMbip. 11 united tp date