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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 1, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta "THE STORE OF QUALITY." Toilet Sets GIVE ADVICE TO THE GOVERNMENT findings and Recommenda- tions Submitted by Beef Commissioners x We have a large and well-selected Stock vof Toilet Sets at prices to suit all pockets, also Patterns and Styles to suit all Tastes. __ __ Nelson Eraser PHONE 21 LETHBRIDGE A BOTTLE FOR WEW YEAR'S that" j'ou will be sure to appreciate, is a- bottle of Lcthbridge Brewing Malting Co.'s Sarsap'arilla. These gocda are pure, vrho.'L-sone and light flavored. Thc-y make''.-healthful and palatable beverage fill year 'round. Leave your order now. Lethbridge Brewing Malting Company, Ltd. The and recommenda- tions of the Beef Commission are as follows: Sheep Industry. "1. That the government undertake sheep feeding experiments' in con- nection with cattle feeding experi- ments. 2. That the government bring in an importation of pure bred sheep and distribute them in small lots througho'ut the province. Pork Industry. 3. That the government assit-t in the erection of one pork packing plant to be located between Calgary and Edmonton "and that, they take over the entire the concern. Biftf Industry. 4. That the government establish three cattle feeding experiment sta- tions distributing them throughout the province and conduct P. BURNS CLEARED Accusations Made Against Well Kncwn Finn Were Net Proven Says the Beef Commission the report of the Beef Gommis-j would there be in one side of iion the following concerning Butchers' trade appears: the With regard to the retail meat iu- carcass? 15 Ibs. at 4c. a Ib. Shoulder 50 Ibs. at lOc. per Ib. iustry we to say that we exam-1 Prime of nb oO Ibs. at 12ic. ned about 35 butchers throughout i Ib. province and the following are Brisket 40 Ibs. at 7c. per Ib. representative of the accounts lahJ Shank 10 per Ib. >efore us. from "tho evidence Porterhouse 35. at'loC: i per of Mr. AV. J. Williamson, Edmonton, "Q. uo your steers usually dress? A. About 700 Ibs., some per Ib. Sirloin, 3p Ibs. at loc. per Ib. Kiunj. 3o Ibs. at 12Jc. per Ib. Kound -10 Ibs. at per Ib. soulless. (Porting to dis Hind Shank 20 Ibs. per Ib. u'own tomorrow m -ten days the'peo- ple in this country .would be starv- ing in 10 days- Q. Do you no! think Air. Burns, that there- would b somebody to take your place if yo went out of business? Not much They could not do it. .This business, of mine has taJkwi years to build up. We1 would emphasize that the mor opolistic. state of the retail meat is a very undesirable condition of affairs in this, province. It ha1 been charged against P. Burns ;Co. that they use doubtful methods in order to..establish trade in certain towns. With respect to this we have to say that there is no direct proof in evidence that this is true. A great deal has been said against P. Burns Co. in their relation to the meat Trade of thc Province. View- ing the evidence as a whole, your j X, gram) Supposing that represents a GOO Ib. steer dressed, could you ;ell us how pounds .of each would many kind be, pounds of fcejf say on. one side of the anunul to beg-in How many pounds- of. neck for instance? Jlveek, 25 at Gic. per Ib. Shoulder, 6G Ibs., u-t 8e. per Ib. rrime of rib, 40 Ibs., at lie. a Ib. Plate, lo ibs. jvt Sc. per Ib. Brisket, 7 Ibs at 5c. per Ib. Shank, 10 Ibs., at 2oc. pyr shanlc. According to the account submitted by Mr. Lee, the profit on a in vestment amounts or 88.87 i per cent. Fxcerpi from the evidence of Mr. F. M'ichener, JJed Deer. "Q. You say that a 1100 Ib. steer many of the accusations against Mr. Burns and his company cannot be substantiated under oath. POULTRY FANCIERS MEET. (From Saturday's Daily.) The annual meeting of the Leth- woukl dress about (500 Ibs I j bridge Poultry Association wasr held Front quarter, 162 which real-! "take-half of that carcass, 300 Ibs. and give me the different weights of the ditTeren-t parts of it and the prices that you would retail the parts at- How many pounds would there izes such experiment as will demonstrate the feasibility of the cattle feeding business. 5. That we do not deem it wise that Botel flrliiiqion i FRED. ROONEY, PROP. GOOD ACCOMMODATION FOR THE TRAVELING PUBLIC IXCELLtHT CUISHE BATHS HOT AND COtO WATER I RATES, A DAY LETHBRIDGE ALBERTA the government take any active steps in the matter of a canning plant un- j shank, til the two plants, now in the course of erection are in operation and re- sults therefrom determined. 6. That we do not find any combine in restraint of trade in the retail but- chers' trade. 7. That legislation be enacted which Loin, 30'Ibs., at o Flank, 10 Ibs. at .5c. per Ib. Hump 25 Ibs., at lOc. pvr Ib. Round, 42 ibs., ft par Ib. Hind shank, 18 Ibs., at 43c. be' in the Keck J6 Ibs. a-t 6c. per Ib. Shoulder 45 Ibs. at 9c. per Ib. Prime of rib 20 Ibs. "at 12c. per Ib. Porterhouse 20 Ibs. at 13Jc. per Ib. per That makes a total, one side, of 317 Ibs. for which you receive 97 i. or on the whole animal 634 Ibs. which bring you 855.9.32- Q. Don't you'sell any of that meat at more than 32c. par A. on an av- Hump 20 Ibs. at 9c. per Ib. Round 40 Ibs. at 12 'perlb. Slumk 20 Ibs. at oOc. per sha, -k. Flank 15 Ibs- at oc. per Jb. JBrlsUt and plate 30 Ibs. at per Ib. j v t ,era--e. A irood deal oi thc meat is will protect dumb ammals from un- Lntri r. j sold to JioteLs. Q. What do you cet necessary cruelty in the slaughter i, j -i m. a pound lor tnen? A. Those and that it be made comnul- For Real Estate values FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE N. T. MACLEOD CO. Lethbridge Hotel Block, Lethbridge. sory for all.animals to be shot in the head. B. That the Railway Commission be asked to compel the C. P. R. Com- pany to run a stock 'train, this train to have the i right of way after passenger trains. That its rate of speed be at least 20 cuts sold to sioall customers, prin- cipally the __ undercut and sirloin steak. The prices 1 have quoted are thosa- at which meat is supplied to hotels and restaurants where so much weekly scheduled j trimming is cot requu-ed. Taking h in. Front shank, 1 Ibs. at 2oc. per. last night. K J. Cook was voted to the chair and F. Harkinson to the secretaryship pro tern., owing to the absence of 'the president, J. E. Clarke and Secretary Humphries. It was decided to hold the annual exhibi- tion on February 25 and, 26, and a committee, including Messrs. Cook, Jones and Harkinson, was appointed to revise the prize list. The following officers were elected r Hon. .President, Dr. Jfewburn. President. J, C. Livingstone. F. Harbinson. Secy.-Tr.eaF. Jas. Benton. Executive Committee: D. J. "Whit- ney W. A. Hamilton, Sr., W. 0. Button, E. J. Cook P. Ash- croft W. Carter, Hugh Scott A. Hut- ,ton Geo. Moore, S. J. MeDiarniicL A. fn S Wh0lC Humphries, Mr. Harvey and Mr. dressed? A. About 7ic. per ib. Q, 'cift-n ShavingStick is the new and better shaving Yields an abundant larfctr ''almost instantaneously. 'Hie Witch in it makes the skin feel smooth and velvety, allays irritation, soothes and refreshes wonderfully. Just give it a trial. Same price as others. only by THE ROYAL CROWN, WINNIPEO WE'RE WELL POSTFD What would you sell it miles an hour, not including the time cattle are unloaded for_jeedmg. 9. That it be made cumpolsory for the shipper to unload his cattle once 42 hours snd further that it p ing; accounts, these high prices would not average as much as the smaller What- vould you get for hitje? Gc. a Ib, It would probably worth ?3.50. Q. The heart, liver and tongue, how much would bt worth? A. Q That would be jor the hide and otf.ii ur.u ling to these figures you t S22.2Q on a carcass .jiacJ out that you would have to pav rent, ii> when larger quantities of on capital, JinJ ail are sold. 0. What would you pay tbat sort of thing. A. for that steer that wotild dress 634 pounds? A. I pay 8c. per Ib. be made unlawful for any company to cany stock for longer than 42 hours without seeing that it is un- loaded. at the present Q. That would be A. Yes. about tnat. Q. what have you i aid for any you have bought live V. Mi'l tLc oiuor w-vs 54.0. Tli.-a One cost me O. W. KERR CO. have opened offices in the Oliver Room 5 Headquarters Spring and Winter'Wheat bands Come and see the famcms Magrath. land, row on the market. We have also a few choice sections in Warner district. T. S. McKENZIE, Local Manager. 10. Thai all complaints against the iast j b C. P. R. be taken up with the Commission, and. further, that i hov. raucir? copiei? of the excerpts from the evid- ence which have been forwarded to the C. P. B'.offices in !is' _ forwarded to the Railway Commission j mudTwouTd 7bc hie and that they be asked to remedy L... r- j v'UL J.U5. 1T-C1J, A.. Air And out of that have had.i Q. Althoug-h we examiu very cs-c-' fully into the retail LttU.ber.T-' trade we found Jt almost impossibLjr Lo ar tivc at a conclusion as to thif a.. er- age profit per carcass made by thu retail butcher in Alberta. Tho going system .was. .used.-in .exau.--.vii; each of the butchers before the commission, cases the gross profit per carcass inay es'tima.'ted at 100 per cent. In other cases the profit drops to 10 Photographs He bllmt Ittft Hiirbert of Work Gnarautecd Studio A.R nndl.F eight Office of Boy Store BABONESS LETHBBIDOE rho In-cert mi worth? A. Gc. a Ib. Q. How vould 11. That the time which cattle may 1 be held, in the old country before slaughtering be increased to one month. 12. That the government appoint a Live Stock Commissioner, whose chief business it would be to attend j animal gets the oSal. Q. What heart? do you sell i.hesj fv-r? A. >Tongues. 4oc., hearta 25c.. taih 10c., CJ- We -will say altoge- ther. That be S-k90 from the per cent, or even less. Gur efforts were futile in endeavoring to strike an average on the retail butchers yearly profits- Your commissioners arc convinced that -when there is a considerable tura-bvcr oi' stock and good business methods are employed the profits are, LETHBRIBGE Conseryatory of Music Commercial College J. Geo. Harper, Director. Haoy Free Advantages Pupils received daily. For Prospectus, Terms, etc., SECRETARY Block, City. largu. In small establishments of loss is much greater and also- observe that the business to the marketing of Alberta export i i cattle and he. he. paid a regular salary by the government and that the government impose a uniform tax on all shippers according to the number of animals shipped by the said commissioner. bide-and' offal .which we will deduce iraethacls employed here are respons- LOST Two cnc roan gelding, and one black WOUIITNI GO BACK Prefers Utfcbridge to Butte, Montana The Hollander. J.__ Van Kloonick, alias J. Perry, who was arrested here by Chief Parry instance of the police at BnU-e, jMontrina, is not going to be taken back "without causing much trouble as he can. Sheriff Hen- derson was IK-TC yesterday but. Perry to go beak with him. The sheriff has gone back to Helena to secure the necessary papers to ex- tradite him. He has six serious charges against the man such as grand larceny, obtaining money frau- dulently and othsr species of theft. Among his "escapades i.s to go to a jeweller to get poods on approbation, giving a worthless cheque to more than even the value of the' goods to. be approved of his wife. This morning Magistrate Humphries sent birr, lip for thirty days for vagrancy, and will hold him until the sheriff returns for him. If there is to be any trouble in extradition, as Jrnmigra- tion Mr. Humphries will have CHAS. MAIR'S BOOK. WIM Be Published Early in the New Year, thii price s 835.10. for the marked with three That would be the net cost. of that steer to .you, would It it A. No. It would not. takes us half u to buy that with a man and animal would cost you S35.10 and U profits' in'their bus-half u.ra of.ihu opinion that "if "the' credit system were done away with and scales made strictly for cash the tir butchers of tho Frovince could afford Q. scl1 thcic mcat a considerably circles one abovp the other on left shoulder. Strayed, or stolen from field rt mi A n LV7 U.JJU 13. That our investigation into the ,1, to v at tjie prices yott have given it would i chilled meat trade has not been suf- o ficient to warrant 115 making any re- .855.95, which would leave a commendations and that respect- fully ask your consideration upon the advisibility of further investigation j into this matter. gross profit of price. The man who pays has .y for the man who doesn't. Ag- ain the butchers complain that it is difficult to get rid of the poorer cuts of Mr. Hums The shop and and a. south of Coaldalc. 'Fif- dollars rewaiVl for return of the two" to W. G. 28tJp LOST. and JJoks on Oct. 16, containing notes Co; I because, he does not have to pay. for j and j I his meat thivt day he is going to watch. Beward of JtlO.OO will be of- t -i "Q- Now Whatihavft thc goiuff. whereasj fcred 14. Tnat we have not lound that there exists or has existed any com- j that ,ho A [if he had to pay cash he would suit tf. Peterson i He v.-ould dress about 650 i4 pricc of his Purchase to his pock- bmation m reatrwnt of or affecting or -00 WJia' of Lhjet. Then the butcher would have no .radc m cattle., sheep, hogs or any I ;vci ht, A T notjbad debts and he would get rid Of meats or any or all of them in the (Edmonton Bulletin.) A volume of extraordinary interest infringe upon- the provisions of the Criminal Code of Canada. 15. That stock yards are not con- WouW you. tl. T fat Poorer cuts. Ib? A. No. I Thcre doubt that poor busi- .not think he vould. about or 05. Q. What do yott consider the proper ness methods and lack of economy, etc... are responsible -for "the small pro in the business Furthermore we charge for dressing and slaughtering ducted in a systemabc manner animl so ,o ft we would therefore recommend that ]-for tho A. In killin; j competition, because of the stock yards_ be. managed-by the of it? Q A_ is f0r ;fact that each butcher has Ao do his .TO A New Seven-Room Brick .House on .TJounri St. Rent thirty dollars'a month. Apply C. "W. Gray. y say that i.s a considerable railway companies. -r, -r 16- That cattle should be bought is announccl by Enggs for b feo and sold witnout shrink. publication early in the coming year. It is Mr. Charles Mair's narrative of the Government Expedition of under the Hon. David Laird, through the Peace River country, making treaty with thc Indians for the open- ing of that vast region to settlement. Mr. Mair was one of the-two secre- taries to. the half breed scrip commis- sion which accompanied the expedi- tion. Not only was Uic expedition to treat for the transfer of territorial rights, but to ascertain, as well! tht numbers and holdings of the few white or other settlers who had made a start at. farming or "stock-raising, and to clear the way for the incom- 17. That tho. brand insne.fttion (slaughter men. Q. Prom the foot to j slaughtering, hauling, the block, do you .consider itjotc' worc Possible to have this costs to get an animal on the block Grmvin each town it I uV FOR ADOPTION. hcaHhy diild. Box 345, ON ELECTRICAL WORK Place your iJglitB right and your lighting expenses A large assortment of. electric fir- tures, shades, lamps and belli al- ways in stock. 3S'ew work neatly and economically done. Repairs promptly attended to McKenaie Roy Phone 204 StockSaddJes Farm Harness. Concord Harness; Straps, etc., always on hand, We can guarantee you complete satisfaction. 1..- CO. HIT and NTS Bought and Sold in Wholesale and Eetail Quantities PRODUCE DELIVERED LOCALLY Prices by Carload may be had oa. Application Terms Strictly Cash Nu Eastern Hyde BOUND STREET Apply to Next door to Enterprise Lumber O> WANTED L n i tern now in vogue worthless, and have new %ured thaj, out. Q. Tf we therefore recommend that all brand inspection be dispensed with, and that the shipper of stock be nsk- don't "von? ed to furnish the transportation com-j that r I woukl IK> expense. is not a big item though, is it? A. ?-et the hide, Q. What is if k is i.s worth about Q, You A. Vvs sir. pany within affidavi as to the mim- olY ber of nnimals in his shipment, gether with the sex and brand, and .y that thc owner or his agent furnish Q. We throw it Q. What is A General Servant for housework. itHArratc tKjk wo-Kt A ply D. McAllister, Box 486, Leth- ridtre- t.f. FOR SALE. Icngiie worth? A. About 50c. t "A f "i v- 4 j uuu u affidant of a sim.lar nature un- Q. rhm thc WullU, less H can be proven that the ship- Ollt not? A_ per hod nuftonty from the owner of powl-hat ;voulfj he Q SQ that you by way of rebate nide inspec- ,-rom ,lho hide and 0.7a1> so that if a also wish 10 mention tha.t. there is a rccxr.nn for such a g-ivat ditlcr-'j snce between the price pouuri j paid for tho animal on foot and the i price chai-jrr-ri jn the shop. In the -For correspondence course first place the ordinary range animal jin schooj- Owner unable to vill only -rtivss FKT cent, of its on n'ith jt" APP'y toBox 0. livc woiffh-t, which nienn.s that the iald, officft- pricc pai.l foot must almost doubled in the in to ing tide of settlement. With the vol- the animal to GO so. IS. -That the., pro-sen tion be more rigidly enforced. We regret to have to state that s., in undesirable citi- provisions of the Im- him deported under tiie migration Act. The American officials will be ut tho boundary line to re- ceive the prodigal'with open amis. To some "m tho city the .ac- cused htntt-d that he expected his partner any day worth of' find other jewel- uine will'be included (ghiei Factor Roderick Macfftrlanee "Notes-on the i there were many questions in eon- nection with the, trade which j.steer costs you S-40.00, would te the act.nal to you. Now that we hiivc- get it on tho block wo Pr'''CS of portcrhou TO LET. price. A large portion of the must be i-etailod at ub- i An ideal place for wintering stock ss. oats, straw and water Apply lo Havid 'Scott. A out the same prices as was paid on i i Lion they have luul for a long- time' on day when the electric I cattle, a knowledge of conditions on right to the consumer in tiio'oci-an voyage, treatment of stock i country ti.-id ar tho same t and the old tKurns first materially in arriving at n. finding. time. Haymond luis now nn -tip-to- .it is believe .that we have are largely itj- w'oulfi have been to m a fiwlirsff .'.sutnciontlv su- is tn right I'-'inir to knock the. C. P. Cordon Ironsides and Burns, hut I u-nnt t say ;tiuiL thi'c-e liaA'o unu.U; this A good fiound liorw.. about 1250 OUTV'A. Apply Tnruin Furniture Co. LOST r porior to the om- completed asjcoimlrv ORd j( is a ilnln system ami is a.s well-lighted as i oblwrl to stop at the place much more jubtify the acldi- 11M nior j any town. where investigation was the most ne- ti< .vol i i country. fcirdott Stroot ?outh ond pity there are i the Oliver a Indit-s gold watch Burns and Tronside.s in thi.H for return to the Kerala Qf.- i'f 1 wore to close'nee1. AT KEAN'S ffeadqoarters for Santa Claus Stockings FRESH FRUIT HOME-MADE CAJCDY HOT COLD BRINKS KEAN'S Opposite P. 0. 'Phone 08 ;