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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 17, 1910, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 6 The Lethbridge Daiffir Herald, Thursday, February 17, ItUO. We are offering for ONE WEEK ONLY A Big Discount on all Easy Chairs and Rockers We have a large assortment to choose from and all these goods are in first class con- dition. Call and inspect our stock early and get the benefit of the finest line of these goods in the city. Our Prices are Always the Lowest, of tke Lowest GRANTED TO I The Standard Furniture Co. Successors to THE WHITE FURNITURE 324 Crabb St. Opp. the Herald 3 Doors south of the Bank of Montreal Germany Anxious To Trade With This Country Ottawa, Feb. provisional trade agreement between Canada and Germany was signed today by Dr. K. Lauf, imperial German consul for Can- ada, and Hon. W. S. Fielding, minister of finance. This agreement evidently brings tc an end the unfortunate dif- ference between the two countries which arose in 1S99 and has contin- ued until the present time. The German government concedes to articles, the product of the inanu facture of Canada, enumerated In the schedule of agreement' upon their 1m portation Into Germany, on or after March 1st next, the conventional or minimum tariff rate of duty. Here- tofore Germany had penalized Canada by subjecting Canadian products to EATING FROM GOLD PLATE Berlin, can afford to patronize the ''Millionaires' recently fitted up in the old Kaiserhof. The furnishing are the most elaborate ever attempted iii a public resort. The waiters wear kliee breeches, red vests, blue velvet coats and white gloves. Dishes, costing 12.50 each, are served oa gold plate. It takes more than powdered and cot'.lv plate to wake us relish our meals. Health and sound digestion are the best sauces. the wonderful little fruit liver correct indigestion, sour stomach and "heart and positively cure dys- pepsia, because tone up and sweeten the stomach and the bowels; No Cther remedy sold in Canada biu beuefitted so many people in the same length of time as 500 a box, 6 for or trial box, dealers, or sent postpaid on receipt of price by Limited, Ottawa, Out t THE LETTER BOX fairs and imposed upon Canadian pro- ducts the "high duties of the German tariff. The Canadian government 're- monstrated against what was deemed an injustice to Canada, pointing out that the tariff relations between the United Kingdom were matters of and the domestic colonies concern TtM KAYO LAMP U high mde lamp rold R low price. Tbare tn that cent acre but there is no better limp my The Bonier, the Wick, tin KIT an thlnn in lamp; ot the RAYO LAMP are perfectly constructed and there la nothing Kuown iu of that could add to tht of the RAYO u a Ughf-frfrtng derlce. Suitable for room in the house. Every dealer everywhere. If not at ronrs. write for descriptive circular to the instead of the conventional tariff du- I ties which bad applied prior to 1S9S. The question of a general conven- tion for the regulation of commercial relations between Germany and Can- ada has been deferred for considera- tion to a time that may be found mu- tually convenient. Story of the Trouble The story of the differences between the two countries is, in brief, that af- ter the granting of a preferential tar- iff to Great Britain by Canada In 1S97, the British governmeiit denounced a number of favored nation treaties, in- cluding the treaty with Germany, The Singing and Dancing Girls At the Eureka This Week vita which no foreign government could reasonably interfere, Gernmav, however, refused to accent this tea- and Canada retaliated bv ap- to the products of German v the surtax authorized by the customs iff of 1897. This surtax of one-third over -and. above the duties' specified in. tPfc general tariff, was brought lito on Nov. 28, 1D03. Germany Conciliatory Recently the commercial K by the chief's rig coming around a cor- We Are in For Anoth- er Cold Snap You can buy every variety of Felt Shoes, Overshoes and Rubbers at reduced prices at I Hudson's (Vy n er. I hope we will have the publia alarm. BUSINESS MAN. CLEVER SWINDLE IN ROCHESTER which provided that no other or high- for a comprehensive commercial trea- tv; jwith' Germany, but it has been er duties should be levied in the Brit- ish colonies on the products of Ger- many than on the products of the United KJjgdom. TlttleTtreatSes were terminated on August 1, 1S9S. After that date German goods were entitled to admission into Canada under the genera! tariff. Germany resented this state of af- Health Never Fails to Restore Gray Hair to its Natural Color and Beauty. No matter how long been pray orfaded Promotes a luxuriant prowth of healthy hair. Stops iti falling out positively removes Das- Crvff. Keeps hair soft and Re- fuse all substitutes. 2% times as much m SLOO as SOc. size. Is Not a Dye. flandttc. bottles, at dnMflitB Send 3c for free book The Care ie Hair X.J. Hay's Harflna Soap arts Pimpi- red. rouph and chapped binds, and all skm dis- skin fine and soft-2Sc. Semite fcc few boolc otthe For Sale By j. D. HIGINBOTHAM CO., LTD. ALBERTA DRUG BOOK CO. deemed expedient to enter into this partial arrangement which will bring Took Exhibits From Firms for Lyons Exhibition and. Faked Diplomas Rochester, N. Y., Feb. of Police Quigley has communicated with Secretary of State Knox int'ie- ference to. alleged 'Ameri- can manufacturers at Lyons, France. Several weeks ago'two men appear- e_ in' Rochester and called upon man- ufacturers' soliciting articles for this exhibition. Leading manufacturers, about a better understanding between Ithev said- in a11 tlie citles tlie two countries. The agreement means that a surtax Imposed by each country on the other's goods has been removed, and that trade conditions ex- isting before 1903 have been restored. The-schedule of the new tariff in- cludes among others the following: Canadian products to be admitted into Germany at conventional tariff rates: Wheat and speltz, barley, oats, red clover seed, white clover seed, and other clover seed, grass seeds of all kinds; horses, horned cattle {live sheep (live --meat, excluding bacon, greases and grease- like fat (hogs, lard, goose grease, beef marrow, oleomargarine and other analogous fats) meal baked or roast- ed, or not; meal of grain, excepting oats, meal of malt (with, the exception of baked or roasted malt meal or rice or pulse. Feb. "as comp'lete surprise to a great majority of Montreal-: business men, the new commercial arrangement with Ger- many was the chief object of discus- sion in local commercial circles today. 1 I ns Wholesale, Retail and Manufacturing Jewelers and Opticians Every department in charge of specialists Call and See Us B Sherlock Block Crabb Street 1 Smokeless Oil Heater The automatically-lockint Smokdets Derice k a feature of the Perfection Oil Heater. This The big increase It has come at last. On Monday we have to hand over the Instructions are that Every Pair of Boots and Shoes has got to be cleared out WILL YOU FETCH THEM? They are here at your price. We would like the tradespeople and others who have selected assortments to please get them away on Saturday. The Last Call I We daren't quote prices now REMEMBER, ON SATURDAY WE SAY FAREWELL trade which should be to the advantage of both countries is regarded, by many manu- acturers and importers as a certain outcome of the new commercial ar- rangement. This is claimed by-those who favor the proposed agreement that the immediate result will be the re-establishment of 'the old weekly steamship service, between Hamburg ind Montreal. This was for years maintained by the Hamburg Irae, 7000 ton vessels until crowded out by the surtax. From other quarters however come ooinions which do not regard the change in any wholesale delight. Was it a moment to make such reconcilia- tion with Germany is demanded, Is therfc not a prospect that in the near future the British government will be prepared to give Canada such advan- tages in the way of tariff as "would lead to as great or greater commer- cial openings than offered by the Ger- man agreement, had not Canada fore- stalled this in such a way as to pre- vent such a -happy consummation? Manufacturers, especially of such lines as jewelry, steel machinery .and are somewhat indignant. To many of them the introduction of German manufacturers under the low tariff comes is a heavy blow. the country were to be represented at the exhibition, which they claimed had the sanction of the French gov- ernment. They told manufacturers that' gold medals and diplomas were to be awarded to the best exhibits sent. Winners of diplomas would be re- quired to pay a fee of fifty dollars, and7 of gold medals As the re- sult of their canvass it is claimed that they secured about fifty exhibits which were taken by them to New York city. A few weeks after this the same men appeared -here bringing with them many gold medals and diplo- mas and they collected on them. So far as known no one that .sent an ex- uibit failed to secure either a medal or a diploma. The two men collected aoout in Rochester. Some of the manufacturers became suspicious and Chief Quigley cabled the men in and had a talk with them. They jhowed him credentials which purported to show that there is such an exhibition in Lyons and that it is maintained the year round. Chief Quigley sent a letter to Secretary of State Knox asking him to secure in- formation in regard to the exhibit from the United States Consul at Ly- ons. An answer to his letter, has not been received by him. It is thought that the diplomas and medals were made up in New York city. doesn't lOov the wick to ID point where it CAN smoke, yet perm to a strong flame that sheds a steady, stowing beat without a wfaiaT of smoke. No otber heater in tbt wortd pares with the PERFECTION OU Heater Ton the vick ftth smett. Barns Tor 9 boon with ftfiof Instantly renored for Solid brass foot holds 4 (ports of cofficient to fire oat a glowing heat for f hours solid brass jrkk cool oil indicator. Heater beautifully finished in aided at Japan in 2 variety of styles. Dealer Wot At Write for to tke Nearest A tent of THE IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY, CLAIMS SHE WAS FREED TO BECOME WHITE SLAVE MURDERER HELD OFF FIFTY POLICEMEN Negro Shot Wife and Mother-in-Law Killed Himself at Last New York, Feb. inves- Igation is under way today of charges made by a young girl known as Elsie Vright, who, it is said is the daugh- er of a Venezuelan diplomat, who on ier coming to this country was forced nto the white slave trade. The girl says she came here to become an op- era singer and a man she met com- pelled her to go into the streets at> the point of a revolver. Western Liquidation Co. Lethbridge Old Herald Buildmg. next Eureka Theatre Open Evenings Round St. south NOTHING SMALL ABOUT THIS SMUGGLER Toronto Feb. the most sensational crime in the annals of To- ronto was perpetrated when following the murder.of his wife and mother-in- law, colored" people at their home, 27 Elliott street.; William Withers, alias Hanning, held the house with three revolvers against' 50 policemen and detectives, committing suicide before he was taken. During the fight..which assumed the proportions of a pitched battle, Policeman Morris was shot as he went unarmed into the house. Lat- er, members of the force were sum moned and revolvers brought. More than 200 shots were fired, dusk fall ing before suicide ended the tragic scene. The women are Mrs. Withers known as Mrs. Martha Washington aged 28 years, and her mother, Mrs Thomas Davis. New York, Feb. agents of the United States .treasury depart- ment have just announced the seiz- ure of 412 pieces of jewelry and sev- eral packages of unset stones from a cabin passenger on the steamer Re- gina de Italia, who had been previous- ly passed by the customs agents. When searched the passenger, who gave his name as Alfonso Piscano, of Naples, was found to have 41 gold and silver chains inside his shirt and fifteen watches, one chain, eleven lockets, four bracelets, eight pairs of cuff buttons, 41 charms, four studds, 33 brooches, 55 pair ear rings and 80 finger rings in a belt found on his waist. The other articles were in his pockets. Piscano was just step- ping from the pier to the street when detained. ICEMAN GOT TWO SHOCKS Boston, Feb. F. Mclnnis, driver for an ice concern, was the vic- tim of two severe shocks, and Is won- dering Tiow 'he managed to survive the ast one. The first shock came to him early in the day when he found a wal- !et containing The second one followed a few minutes later when the owner turned up, received his and as a reward gave Mclnnis a good five-cent cigar. An attack of the grip is often fol- lowed by a persistent cough, which to many proves a great annoyance. Cuamberlain's Cough Remedy has been extensively used and with good success for the relief of this cough. Many cases have been cured after all other remedies had No trouble with Sunlight Soap. Just follow the directions on the wrapper and Sunlight does the rest. never injures hands or clothes. Lifebuoy Soap is delightfully re- freshing for bath or toilet. For wash- ing underclothing it is unequalled. Cleanses and. purifies. Laurier gave notice in the House today that from now on the govern- ment orders shall nave precedence immediately after questions on Mon- day. This foreshadows an attempt to bring about an early closing of the session. Vy Tkc Wm. Back Stove Co. RANGES MADE IN BOTH CAST IRON AND STOOL Do you realize a Happy Thought Range means to housewife? Housekeeping is made a worries are banished Happy Thought insures perfect cooking easily operated special dampers absolutely controlling the fire. Our interesting booklet is full of facts about this handsome post card will bring it. Hayr Bros., Local Representatives ;