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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 4, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta \"1^"I^�H�E BUS TO ALL TRAINS. \ Hotel Windsor ^ - H-as � Day Hotol In Albaita ITHE LETHBRlDQE- iHERALDjft , '- JOB DEPARTW(EN!f - ' What "d'ye" mean. You great big Loafer? Why Taylor Made, Of course! Business as Usual THE GREAT WEST LIFE HAS AS USUAL, MADE A NEW RECORD BY WRITING A LARGER BUSINESS IN 1914, THAN IN ANY PREVIOUS YEAR. INVENTORY SALE STARTING TODAS^VWE HAVE A LOT OF LINES WITH A LITTLe TOO HEAVY stOcW THAT" WE ARE GOING TO CLEAR OUT ATA GREAT REDUCTION IN PRICE. WE HAVE ALMOST COMPLETED TAKING STOCK AND WHEN FINISHED WE WILL GET A LIST READY'OF' WHAT W.E HAVE TO OFFER AND THE PRICES OF SAME, WATCH THIS SPACE FOR PARTICULARS. IT WILL PAY YOU. � ^' ' � Office: THE GOOD CO. Store: Ph0iel271 HIGH-CLASS GROCERIES ^25 WEATHER LethbrJdge, cloudy ... 41 Edmonton, clear... .. S2 Calgary, cloudy...... .�?'t Medicine Hat, fair .. 41! Moose Jaw, fair...... 37 Prince Albert, fair ... li Reglna, clear.. ..23 Winnipeg, clear..... IS Port Arthur, cloudy .. 34 . The 'weatlier in Manitoba, Saskat-cfliewan and Alberta has been fair and mild. Forecast Western Provinces-Fair and mild. Min. 13 20 16 24 22 10 1" 10 22 CITY AND DISTRICT THE WAR DID IT For 4 limited time only we will paper complete any ordin-1 ary Bixed room with your choice of any of our 15c (Ifl papers forw.. � Ordinary roomir papered complete with choice of paper from i7/2cto 25c ce nn Orditfiary roema completely papered with your choice of 25e F;.r^r:?:!7.......$6.60 35c to 60c paper CO AA For__,......90iiUU Remember, we supply your selection of papers and hang them to your walls complete with borders at these unheard of cash prices. The J. I mm GO. HULL BLOCK. WHEAT AVIATES Chicago, Jan. 4.-Wheat prices today overtopped aU previous high records since the beginning oi the European war. aiay delivery went to 51.32%, as compared -with J1.32 on September 5 last, -when the speculative excitement in re^rd to trana-At-lantlc development was most afute. Shutting out ot fear of Argentine competition was the immediate cause of today's advance lu the wheat market. Ocean freight rates from Argentina have so sharply advanced that the South American grain is no longer relatively cheap. Besides, higher quotations at Liverpool this morning showed, the urgency of European demand. The explanation In a meas-� ure" was the fact that margins requlr. . ed on transactions are now only about ,. hajt what was retiuired not manj weeks ago. MONDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winttiueg, Jan. 4, - Opening a^d closing prices on the grain exchanges today were : Wheat-Jan.......... .................. 1.26 1.26i Mar......... ......... .........- 1.31 1.323 I July........................... 1.32i 1.33f ; WI>rNIPE& GASH PRICES Wheat-No. 1 Nor. .............. 1.263- No, 2 Nor.................... 1.232. No.. 3 Nor..........�........ 1.193 Oa:ts-  No; 2 C. W, .....!.6 Barley- No. 3:........ .....^...... 65 No. 1 N, W. C............. 1.38 .CHICAGO May .................. ......... 1.32 1.34} July .s....... ......... 1.20i 1,22 MINNEAPOLIS May ....... ;i,...;. ,...:v.., :i;28 1.30| July ,,...... .,,..... 1:29 1.30J "LOCAi- LIVESTOCK PRICES Furnished by P. Bums & Co.: Cattle-H3hoice lat steers, 5% to 5%; choice fat cows and heifers, 4% to 5^; gdbdfat hulls, 3% to 4. Sheep-Choice killing wethers, 6; ditto, ewes, 5%; choice fat la:mbs, 6%. Hogs-Select, 150 to 250 pounds, to 5%. _^ _____ FRENCH AVIATORS DESTROY ZEPPELINS : WAJNTED .. ;: Sheep-^2000 Ibreeaing ewes. - Cattle-r-J car yearling heifers, �^l-:^i^rii�ye a good demand for istockers. Hog*-Write, wire or 5s|i^4e;:fp? quotations. ^^^^ATdH'^^lLEWiB. ..LETH- ; '�^ f .;]pRIDeE STQCK YARPS. , !^-f--- ^t^ye,-:st^.#/;okei*,: � � Band Rehearsal A full rehearsal of the City Band will be held tomorrow night in tho ^ hand room in preparation for a mon-1 ster concert in the near future. City Officers All Re-Appointed At a meeting of the commissioners ' this afternoon all the city officials were re-appointed. Salaries will be arranged later. T. D. Kevin succeeds F. \V. Downer ou the hospital board.. Mrs. E. N. Hlginbotham was re-appointed for a three-year t^rni. Fund Over $10,000 The Patriotic and Red Cross Fund has today over ?10,0D0- in cash to its credit in the bank, and it is likely that the money will shortly be forwarded to Ottawa. New donations acknowledged are: Ellison Mills |37; Wesley Church Ladies' Aid $2S.40; St. Mary's W. A. $5. Handy Heat III allaying pain there, is notliingmore successful or practical tlian the use of heat. Heat is most easily applied through the use of a good hot Ava-ter hottle. Our Het Water Bottles are of the real-rubber kind. Keep-, pi en t.v of them on hand during cold weather. Use them to overcome pain and also use them Xh comfort your cold feet. In yoftr home tliere should be a hot water bottle for every pair of' feet. The Red Cross Drug, & Book Co., L'mited THE BULLETIN BOARD Notices for this Column should reach this Office before 12 o'cloak noon on the day of publication .The annual meeting of the parishioners of St. Cyprians will be held in the Parish Room tonight at 8 o'clock. An Important meeting of the Ancient Order of Foresters will bo he'id tonight in the I.O.O.F. hall at 8 p.m. sharp. Members are requested to be on time. Social. CITY AND DISTRICT Phone 555 Third Ave. S. Award Contract for Block The Lethbridge Investment, Co. Ltd. have awarded the contract for the eTection of a two-storey brick' building on the comer of 13th SL and 3rd Ave.' N. to Smith Bros, and Wilson. The ground floor of the building will ihe; occupied by the Standard Bank. Building will commence immediately. Week of Prayer Opens Tonight The; week of prayer opens tonight at Wesley Hall. The subject under, discussion will be ''The Spirit of Ser-1 vice," and the. fact that the program! has been arranged by the Young People's Union is sufficient to guarantee an interesting time. Every Young People's Society in the city will attend in a body. Rev. Cohbledick will preside. London, Jan. 4, 10.30' a.m.-According to an Amsterdam dispatch to the Exchange Co., French aviators dropped several bombs in the vicinity of Brussels on Saturday, partly destroying a Zeppelin shed under construction and killing several Germans. CHIEF LIBERAL WHIP DEAD London, .Tan. 3.--Percy Ilolden II-lihgwortli, chief Liberal whip in the House of Commons and parliamentary secretary to the treasury, died today of typhoid fever. He was bom at Bradford in 1869, In August, 1912, Mr, Illingworth was appointed chief Liberal whip, succeeding Lord Murray bf Elibank. ' BOMB-MAKERS KILLED Paris, Jan. 4.-A dispatch to the Ha vis Agency, from Lisbon says that two men-were .preparing bombs In a shed in the Estrella quarter of the Portuguese capital yesterday, when one of the missiles exploded. One man was kiiledi and the other wounded,. The police on searching the place found several "bombs. Electric Trouble Phone 1404 When anything goes wrong with your electric lights (or meter) call! 1404, instead of 1345. The number will not he in the director:', so it is just as well tp fake a note of il. The city is shaving its telephone ibili to the actual cost, in 1914 so that the  provincial government will not benefit by tlie increase in rates. The electric trouble phone has been taken oif the ibusiness cirouiV and placed on the residence, making a saving ot ?18. Popular Lectures The lecture to be given by Matti-son W. Chase on "Big Bugs aiid Big Humbugs." in Wesley Church on Wednesday is ibeing eagerly looked forward to. The'striki characteristics of his utterances are their sincerity and earnestness which beget absorbing interest and enduring conviction. You feel that he says things hecause he must say them-'Tjecaxise they will out. You kiioAv what that frequently lea d s to. "Thc^titdi in time." Higinbotham's YELLOW THROAT MIXTURE 25c a bottle J.D. Hlginiioliiani&Co. ltd. The ^S^lSaSJL store TELEPHONE NO. 322 Return* Home After Long Jaunt F. Locker and family Of Milk River a're,stpig)in|; in the city for a few days before returning to their home after spending 'several Weeks "on the road."' ;Mii. Locker was master mechanic .of construction on the famous Kootenay Central,, connecting Fort Steele -^Ith the Crow line, and previous to that was engaged on the line from Swift Current to Empress. Mr. Locker is travelling a la Bhaugh-iies8y,^ttrcsent to hear Mr. Mit-ford's lectare on "Why England entered the War." Before Mr, Mitford spoke the meeting was favored with" two solos by Miss Fairbanks and Jlr. Slott respectively. Mr. Mitford gave a good and very interesting', account of how England met the crisis at the .start of tlie war, surprising even our American friends by her tliorough-ueas in organization. Vlt. Mitford spoke past time allowance, sliowlng that he held the interest of his audience. DEATH OF BOW ISLAND LADY Bow Island, Alta.. Jan. 3.-The sad news of the death of Mrs. R. A. Pai-k-or, 'wife of the manager of the Citizens Lumber Co.'s branch here, was received last week. Mrs. Parker went east just about a year ago on a visit tp *her parents and frlendB in Ullnols. . WhileHhere she was taken ;U1. Mr. |'Park^tJ�,etre^ched,her bedside a day Spokane, Wass., Jan. 3.--Etntwined in a wriggling mass for mutual warmth, but not so torpid but that they -^ould coil instantly for attack, six rattleanakeo, one six feet long, and a king cobra, four and a half feet 'long. were discovered yesterday by Richafrd Matlack aiid Frank Boyd, Washington Water Power meter installers, in the basement ot the old Club cate, on Howard street, between Riverside and Main avenues. E. E. Ryan, A. Alexander and .\, A. Hodges, accountants in the meter department offices, later killed tour of the reptiles, including tlie cobfa and the largest rattler, wliich they will have mounted by local taxidermists, but tliree of the smaller rattlers escaped and are at large in the basement which affords, numerous hiding places. Christmas Eve Every Day Would Help Street Ry. If the traffic on the street cars recorded Christmas Eve were to continue through 1915, the street railway department would show a handsome surplus. Instead of a discouraging deficit. Forty-six hundred passengers were carried in the evening alone, and out of $270 paid in fares, $180 Was in nickels. For the week ending December 4, the profit over the .estimated expenditure was $5.37; for the week ending December 11, a profit of $93.46 was recorded: for the week ending December 18 it was $106.09, and for the week ending Christmas Day it amounted to $347.99. These profits are only over and above operating expenses, and do not include overhead charges. The figures for November are as fpl'iows: Number of passengers carried, 102,036; total earnings, $3,070; cost of operation, $3,270; loss, $200, not figuring in the overhead charges. The report for December has not yet been prepared, but Commissioner Reid expects to be able to show a profit. Impericil Bank of Canadgj: Capitai Paid Up ^7,000,000 Reserve Eund ._______.. ..i. .,>;.,.� 7,000,000 Total Assets Over.....-... . .^.t 82,000;000 Head Office-Toronto P. HOWLAND, President. : : ELIAS ROGERS, Vice.President. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Deposits of $1.00 aiid upwards received and interest allowed front ' ' date of deposit. 11 LETHBRIDGE BRANCH................W. R. SEATLE, Manager Statiitof^?^ Meeting Postponed; Gity Won't Pay Auto Licenses TO EXCHANGE WAR PRISONERS Owing to the illness of Commissioner firace,'the st;atut,(3fy.meeting of the City Couucll, wliicii was scheduled to come off this morning, was postponed. Mr. Grace is making an effort to get doNva to the council chamber this afternoon, and the session will be gone through with. At this morning's meeting. City So-iiciior Ball Was instructed.to draw up a bylaw autliorlzinp; the city to. borrow up to $250,000' on the 1915 tdx levy. No taxes are laljle to come in before Jiil.v, and the City must boi �.'ow money tor current expenditure. Tl!e question of water leakages was brought up by the Mayor, who thinks that Eomc-provlBldn lor either an inspector or water meters be included in the 1915 estimates, which are now being typewritten and bound. The city has decided to take out no automobile Ilcehses until compelled to do so by tljQ Provincial government. The attitude is tliat'the tclty has a right to operate its own' vehicles over its own streets without paying a tax to tho province. _ J. .0. Jones was appointed as '\ " ' member of the-Lethbridge committee on the permanent provincial relief commission; Mayor Harille, Commis- . sloner Grace, and G. R. Marnoch being the other members. The delegates will go to Calgary on January 14 to confer with the other members of the commission, and to advance the Old Man River diversion project; as a solution to the unemployed situation in the south. Delegates will be appointed at that meeting to Avalt on the Dominion government at the opening of the next session, to place before Parilament the need for provision for relief, and to urge as a means Of attaining this end, the completion and inauguration of large public works... Medicine Hat now has automatic 'phones. A soup kitcheu for tha unemployed may be established at Medicine Hat, Kaiser and-King George Both Agree to Pope's Plan NOTED COMPOSER DEAD BUSINESS LOCALS REMEMBKU, you ncett Storm Sash, Storm Doors and Stove Wood for kindling lires and largo bloclis tor your lire place. I^hone 362 and wo will deliver. Citizens' Lum'oer Co., Ltd., -134 10th" St. N. . 2Bi-0 A joint Installation of. officers (for the year 1915} of Court Star 8093 and Court Unity 9311 of the Ancient Order of Foresters, will be held In the I. O. O. F. Hall, corner of 4tli Ave. and 5th street South, Monday (Tonight) Jan. 4th, at 8 o'clock. Every A. O, F. member in the city is asked to make a spficial effort to attend this meeting. Kefre^hments will he served at the copcluglpD'Of bukl^ess. 19-1 London, Jan. 4.-Karl Goldmark, 'hsrWmposer, died today, according to a dispatch from Vienna to Renter's Telegraph 00,; He was horn in Kesz-thely Amplattense, Hungary, in 1832. RUSSIA GIVES N. J, FIRM LARGE ORDEI? New Brunswick, N. J., Jan. 4,-