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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta it A'siniboia Music Co., Ltd.' ^ * '3(5 flth Str 8. Phone 154J ikif V;'E|*liton Phonosmphs. The New Editon and 4 V > Amberola. Full rnnoe of Records. LETHBRIDGE D^ILY .HERALD HOTEl WINDSOR EUROPEAN PLAN MEALS FROM 4.00 A.M. Tb COO P.M. _:_1:_ Everything^ Good in the Meat Line tor the Week-end BEEF, PORK, MUTTON, FOWL, ALL DIRECT FROM THE FARM. delanyS meat co. pifth st. s. opposite dallas hotel PHONE 452 New Methodist Hymnals i tlJCj Fresh Dairy Butter,iflnest quality, per lb.... 50c Creamery ButtcriThlitla Brand, per lb......80c Creamery' Butter,, Crystal Dairy or Cloverdale,. per lb. .i..................;.............. 65c Oleomargarine, Jfrat quality, per lb.......... 40c' VEGEtABLES' Potatoes, extra quality, dry wealy, per cwt. $2.75 Cabbaae. 6 lbs. for........................�.. 25c B. C. Onions, 6 lbs. for.............:....... 25c Parsnips. 6 lbs. Iibr ......J................. 25c Carrots, 6 lbs. for.......................... 2Sc Beets, 6 lbs. for......... ................. 23o Turnips, 8 lbs. for'......................... 26c Canned Milk, Pacific Brand, Tall tins, quality equal to the best, per tin ...,............. 15c Ginger Snaps, Special 2 lbs. for............. 35c PHONE - 5 2 5 PROFITS IN POWER DEPT. FOR YEAR m m Increase Over Profits of 191S- Street Railway Does ^ � Well V _ \ / Profits on the electric light ami power utility of the city lust year amounted to $9719.10 as against $6829.32 for 1912, an increase of $2,SS!).7S. This Is made public in" an announcement given out by Commissioner Freeman, tpday. During the year the earnings /6t tUe plant were $130,04;; as compared �with $11G,14S, an increase of $13,S9n. while the cost ot,opcration increased $T,S05 over 1916, this being due iiibst-ly to wage increases and additional coal to produce the increase of SOO Hfiditional kilowatts of power sold. .Mr. Kieeman states that there wasii decrease in consiiiiipiion of .B79 pounds per kilowatt generated or a total saving of llflS tons. Street Railway In his report on the street railway. Commissioner Freeman says: "[ am pleased to say that the street railway department has done slightly better than had been anticipated in spite of the ever increasing cost ot labor �nd materials. The cost of operation has been kept as low as possible and the improved patronage has increased the earnings." Earnings For Year Earnings for the year were $32,203 as compared with $49,fl3!>, an increase of $2,.")64. while operating costs increased from $4l'.5;?r. to $43,821. The profit of the system over operating expenses was IS.3S2 an increase of $277. It had been estimated that the deficit caused )>.s the fixed' charges would adtount to $30.'17S while in reality the railwSj- came through with a deficit ot only $2S,S7S. Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days. Druggists refund money if PAZO OIXTMEXT fails to cure Itching. Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles. First application gives.relifef. 50c. The Auction Sale AT 1421 FIFTH AVENUE NORTH will be continued Tomorrow Morning, Friday again at; 10 a.m., and will be continued all day IF necessary. W. L. Wilson, Auctioneer Dance and Whist Drive > Under Auspices of the G. W. V. A. Veterans' Hall, February 11th jVi-^his dance the drawing for the Piano recentl]^ raffled wi|i take place. THIS WILL BE THE LAST DANCE BEFORE THE LENTEN 'SEASON. Admission " 75 cents It Is Fitting that you should have ua do your tin and sheet metal work,')! you want lasting satisfaction. Our Buccesa' has' been due to out* honesty ot purpose in giving every job, large- or small,'-the best In worlimansbip, materials and'general satlafaction that up-tojlate methods, motjern equipment and long experience affords. Tlie Djixon Sheet Metal Co. ^BEAa STAFFORD BLOCK ^ LETHBRrOGE, ALBERTA Superior Supply Cd , . SnO Ave. S, and I'sth Street. JW MiNlNa'sOiLqiNG �. RAILW.W SUPPLI23 & EQUIPMENT |}� I TUOH'PPE ANDERSON AND> EMERSON FARM IMPLEMENTI Kpi 'OANiS PtbVVa" SULKIES - FORD TRACTOR .ATTACH.: yc DEWOCBATa:--:^ ^ . .AUTO TRAILIiRO /' ' 1 CUtTIVATORS /BINDER ENaitlEt, ^^J^.'!::^-lJ^,/^f>M^H'�^:-^i^~^MiS''t!.75; srockers and feeders 57.00 to ?S.75; calves $6.50 to $12. Hogs, selects $18.25; heavy $13.50 to $14.75; sows ?12 to $13; light $13.50 to 114.75. Cure that ^ You can get' rid of youv corns in a fevu i^ays-and be entirely free from corns in the future-^if you'll use bur Howard's Corn Cure *jr It is n harmless preparation, jl hut it removes the TShrn every time. *Tr \'ou can wear your shftes ^ and keep about your duties while the remedy is loosening the corns. Price, 2Sc The Red Cross Drug and. Bool^ Co. Phone 55^ THROUGH 100 MILES WASTE New Australian Railroad Traverses Wilderness Ladiing Water , The longest' tangent in the worldx] 330 miles without the slightest variation from a straight line, occurs/on the railway linking Western 'Australia to the eastern Slates, which was formally opened on Xoveinber 12lh. In the 1,052 miles of line between Port Augusta and Kalgoorlle there is not a single tunnel and very few outs, while at only a few places on^ the easterji section Is the ruling gra^e in eighty approached. The  330-mile straight occurs in the great limestone region of the Mullabor Plain which the line traverses for over five hundred miles. This is a desolate waste In which there are no hills, ho valleys, no rivers, no trees,/and' no water. When the line was-begun in 1912 the country along four-fltths of ttfe route had not a single inhabltaiit except a few wandering aboriginals, and- absolutely no permanent surface water. Indeed water has been the one,great difficulty ot the line. At a few. points reseiToirs have proved suco^ssful, but tor the most part the only supply available has been, drawn from wells and bores. This water contains, such a high, proportion of solid matter, and acids.that it is very unsuitable for locomotive use, rendering special devices necessary, V,'hlle in TJlaces. Itis'salt and condensers have bad to bo erected. At one period during construe-tibn water, for. all purposes had to.b,e carried over tliree hundred miles by train on the western section. The line gives the firijt communication by land between the two halves of Australia and opens up a duarter ..a million square miles ;now -ujioccupied.  In spite of the scanty rdinfalDaveraging well under ten inches a year, inuch of this country is well grE^Rsed . and "grows salt bush and o^ter. edible plants which would carry ..large, numbers of sheep tind cattle it prater can bo provided. The cost of: the line has boen about $40,000,000.-Scientific American. Keep Vou^ Hair Soft id praus; If it tends to be h$trsb, dry or brittle-if-it falls out on is full ot dandruff-you can easily overcojne the difficulty by simple home treatment.  To keep your hair and scalp clean and healthy shampoo once a week with RexaU ^"93" Shampoo Paste. and twice a day ppply ftexaU "93" HabTonit  Ilub the hair tonic into thn scalp tJiorougfily. Watch ytjur hair improve. Shampoo Past? 25 cents Hair Tonic 50 cer;ts'and $1.00 SOLD ONLY A1^ ' J. D. Higiobotham � Co .Limited ftotm "Alberta's Pioneer OruBB'�ts* Wholesale and Retail ChanaJsta,. TELiEPHONB No.' CIIY AND DISTRICT Warden Visits. H. A. Drlggs. warden of Fort Sus-katchewnn Jail, is n city vlsjtor. Choir Concert Tlio chplr of Wesley church will give tt concert on Friday cveniug, Feb. 15th. X t _.  % Supreme Court Supreme. Court will set for civil cases here next Tuesday with Mr. Justice Walsh presiding. _ Five For Assault^ Wm. Hcllis, charged with xissault on J. Potnfnia, was fined $5 and costs in ollco court this morning. ' Transferred to Calgary. Scrgt. Salisbury who has been attached to tho medical board here liii.-; been transferred to the Calgary bond. Boil the Water Latest tests ot city water show evidences of pollution and householders will be weir advised to boil lill water (ised for drinking purposes. Returned, .Soldier Bu>ied. Th6 funeral took place on Thursday ot PredFord, a returned voterac who died hero. The services were _ in charge of the veterans. Rev. Mr. Snow officiating. Quarterly Board The United Quarterly Board meeting will bo held tonight (Friday) in the United Church parsonage. Tho ohlers, stewards iind heads of all departments of the church work; are asked to meet at S o'clock sharp. . Tractor School Instructors. Tho I. H. C. tractor school concludes tom.orrow. The loUowing is, the full staff of instructors who have beoit^ busy all week with the class of 225: aiessra Carrol, O'SulUvan, McJIaken, Downey and Seltzer. Dr. Bland Coming Here. The Rev. ilr. Salem, �lland ot Winnipeg, who for n number of years has j taken ,n very prominent part in al social and labor questions is expected to speak in Wesley church on Sunday evening, Feb. 17th, and on Mon-tlay evening to tho men's fraternity. ' ANNOUNCEMENTS A dunce will be liold in Burgmanu's hall, l^Uh St. -\., Saturday night. Two pieea orchestra. �0-1 You'llbePleased AT THE sanitary,SHjBP ' WESTBROOR BROS. Opposite Bank of Montreal PORTRAITURE Make it an annual'.duty to yoursolvos to have your oli(ld>, rcn'B photo taUonV..YouvwU! ib?' creating abiding: -ploaaures {or your Inter years. Smith's'Stiidio The ladies' aid of St. Patvlck'a church will hold ii social ovenlng.In the Conservatory ot Music hall,.on Monday evening, Fob. llth. , CiVrds will commence promptly at 8,30. Virginia Valontiiu-, who keeps the Btatlonery storo and sellH newspapers ^t first endeavnrH to help the ladies g'j* couiions but owing to tho Insinuations of the Kijv. Silas Sycamore ceases doing so but , the old a^ago; "Love always tind.s ji wayi", filipl'y wins and she ciirlcuvors to help ul] lr| her power. Scon in the play, ''The Busy Ladles' A:il," at the United Church. s' \ BORN DAVIS-To Mr. and Mrs. S. S,.1)Hv1b, Falrvlew Kanch, ;i soij, 10% pounds, February 7, lUlX. ) / � '50-1 Positively A (guaranteed ^ Attraction. Something New in the Amuseinent Worl^l The Orgat Tnivoiutte Show which, is Blarting at tho Orpfioum tonlgiitwr eight dayH, is Kuaiiintood by tlio, Ovr^ phQum inaniigemeiit^oPbB; first W4�.% Dr. Travolutie iho hlife of;Hy.Pno.M�tP:j wfU Ktvo yoi) a iHo')inii,ft haK-PW� display oC cosiuniea oud 'OlgiB i; effects. 4;ivortlHfnu'Ut . . \,\'' Death of White Lake Farmer James M. Peter.s, aged 53 years, a farmer of White Lake district, died at hlfe residence at AVhlte Lake on February 7th. The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at White Lal^e church, Kev. Bryan ot the Methodist chiirch of Barons offlcintjng. Inlw-meht will be In White Lake cemotiry. a Warning Cltizsns are warVied that men posing asj-eturited isoldiers who are act-' Ing "its' booU14: The next-of-kin of BOldiors who served during that time and have boon killed in action, or Boldiers who served tiien xindi have beQn discharged -may secure their qtav by' pommunlcating with "the D. O. C. MHltai;y District No. I'J, Calgary.- _ Sale 0^ Horse and Blankets Every Horse Blanket and Robe in our place reduced to Factory Cost. These Blankets and Robes were bought abqut 20 per cent, lowey than next season's prices so you will realize what the saving will mean. Look them over. Consumers' Hardware Coniipany 1 Will Speak On Economic PioW-lems Resulting From � > ''V-VVar � At tho Foriun on Sunday,' .Mr. S. S. Dunham will speak on, "Some changes, ecotiomic and otherwise, resi^JWug from the War that may tend tow'ards iutlustrlnl revolution." / The above subject was suggested to .Mr. Diifchp-t by Mr. Smith's striking address at the Foriim last Sunday on "The industrial .challenge." As will bo percelvetl, the subject Is a large flne, and in the limited time Mr. Dunham will ,not aittqinpl to handle the matter Iiv detail, but ^v111 deal shortly with the economic condition which win inevitably follow the War. Will give a short survey of Cannila's.position and the things that are ne.cessary for the coontry's progress and welfare. � Will contrftst,' 'the means heretofore used, for tjjie raising of the country's vevehup and will show that these DYenns miist necessarily be greatly, ihodlfiod in'order thnt'tho producers of wealth may have a reasonable opportunity to live and prosper, and will conclude by'intimating what these.results, together with a higher cstimatiou of the duties of! nmttcrsj that will l^e totichcil'upon by the speaker. Is likely to be of such interest that n large attendance' at Ihu^ Forum for this meeting'ls expected, NEwomolM Orion. Feb. 7.-The Orion board 9C trade has recently been organized with" Peter McAskllo prosldetit, J. M. llog-ers,' vice-president; J.' D. S^tfprd, secretary and B. S. Iloyt, treasurer. Tho hoard will make oi^ effort, to enlist the support and intBrost of the farmers of Uie surrounding district by making the 'activities of tho hoard social as weU as commercial. An Invitation has been extended to G. R. Marnoch, president of thc.'Leth-brldge board,'to address the members of the local board at some time In the near future.. Fiftd It Here! STATIONERY writing pads, foolscap pads,  legal pads, . scribbling pads, note paper, ^ . Boxed or in bulk. ' initial station�RV; , envelopes. ., dFFICE SUPPUES stenographer's note books, files, waste paper.baskets, . Wlre.or Wieker. f carbon paper, , typewriter paper, second sheets, ' Yracing paper, drawing sets, dixon's drawing pencils, adding MACHtNE rolls. BOOKS standard. works, popular fiction,' non fiction reprints, i ,>,paper back novels, ' oxford bibles, , prayer and praise, knights of columbus prayer books, etc.; etc. f : ;.'Ey�rybody'6 Bo^k Shop" ' :;514;4|lh'Av�nue -V ;v Phorje 813 WE SPECIALIZE |N OFFICE EQUIPMENT * Typewrit'^ra-rBousht, Sold. Rtnted and Repaired.'Atj makes. CheetCi.yVrilerii Envelop*. Sealers, .Stamp Affixers, Adding ^lachlne*. - -/V,, " - ^' 1 i Offle�Def>(i, Typewriter Desfct, Verticil Fllino Cabinets) Tranafen Oai^B and Boxea. ''uooat forme, Loose Leaf Systemsr Counter Check Books ant! Blank Books of all kinds. A FULL LINE OF OFFICE STATIONERY. SjffH^TTtH'O.pK, COR.rOURTH AVE. 4 FIFTH ST. 8. PHQNt 11(>7 ;