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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 6, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta BUft TO ALL TRAINS.' What "d'ye" mean. You great big Loafer? Why Taylor Made, Of course! WEDNESDAY'S QRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, vJan. 6,- Opeaing and closing prlcBB on tiie grain exchanges .todar were: : .meat- 'Jan. .-^ 1.27J Mar-- 1.33t 1.33| wulr .-... .______1.34st 1.34i , WINNIPEO OASH PRICES ' Mo, 1 Nor. i_^.^^^, 1.27-* No. 2 Nor.___ # ' ^'VCHICAGO ^^^"^ 1.3.H^1.38 ..................., -,^;=iviv^ 1.22^ 1.3af aUNNEAPOLIS  �, i May mmmm ;- 1.32 1.31* ; fNo B.>f T. Merting Tomorrow , ^SiS'a wffl be no meetlng^of the ,1 qouijieU of;, the, jBoard or Trade to-^; ' ,^?^i!?W> abBence of Pre- THE WAR DID IT For a limited time only we will paper complete any ordinary sized room with your choice of any cf our 15c papera for .........^Hm%MU Ordinary rooms papered complete with choice of paper from '^y-^^o^^'' .....$5.00 A GRIilAT SNAP 6N LAYERjFIGS Iiiiportcd Tabic Fisfs at a Less Price than Ordinary Odpliing Iligs ibeon We ]iavej3u8t;fbovight:a nuanllty of these aka ridiciUously^ low prtoo';,TO art* 1913 pack,.but hav(i; in kept in, cold storage and are as good as Mast year's paok-with the eiceptlon of being �Ugar-' ed a little on.the outside; For cooking you op^ld not boat;^to��l^ Special per 10-pound box..-., s'T i IF YOU WANT ANY, COME QUICK. pNLY 61 BOXES IN ALL. Office: Phone1271 THE GOOD CO. sto- Phtne 525 HIGH-CLASS GROCERIES weather Max. Jlin. Lethbridge, clear ..; i. 26 2 Edmonton, clear ..... 26 4 Calgary, clear...... 24 8 Medicine Hat, clear , 24 - 4 Reglns, cloudy ...... 18 -2 Winnipeg, cloudy. 26 14 Prince Albert, fair..., 16 '4 The weather throughout the west has been fine, and comparatively ni?ld, turning cooler at night Forecast Alberta-Faic, not much change in temperature. i For Ordinary rooms completely papered with your choice of 25c �^^r:^':.......$6.50 ^5c to 60c paper For............. $8.00 Dp. MiGkl Clark Tlie eloquent aiid able II Member of Parliament lor Red Deer will deliver a patri-otic address on "The War" in the yitorium of the Central school on the evening: of nesoay Jin. 13,1 O'clock -There will be a pro-: gram of music of a patiriotic nature. .lOr. Clark is one of the beet in-Vormed men In' the country on world problems. He is a deep student of affairs, and his ad-. dcess Is sure to be one.yof the: most .helpful and Interesting '.,ever; .heard In the clty.on the subject,which occupies the pub-� lie mind.- 'A collection will be ^'fcakea-'irp' for the Bei -%iia-n^elief Tund. Remember, we supply your eelcQtion of papers aqd hang them to your wails complete with borders at these unheard of cash prices; The J. E. SIMDNS Gil. HULL BLOCK. CITY AND DISTRICT No Band. Tonight There will be no band tonight, at the Auditorium Rink, as stated in their advt. yesterday. This is due to an error, and should have read Thursday. �Americans, Attention I A meeting of the Canadian-American association will he held on Thursday evening of this week in the Board of Trade building, .ill Americans in the city are urged to be present, aa this will be. an important meeting. Mr. Marnoch in Winnipeg G. R. Marnoch, president of thie Board of Trade, has gone to Winni-, peg to confer together with members of the. Shaunavon Board of Trade with Grant Hall,. manager of Western lines of the C-P.R., regarding.the completion of the Lethbridge-VVeyhurn in 1915. home invesmnt co. Don't Depend On Memory "Jot It Down" It requires only a few 'minutes to jot down the-principal happenings 'of ?5'ach day. ; At the - end of the year you win find much; pleasure in looking over the^record. Let us show 'you our line, qf :l,9i5 Diaries Prices range from 25c to $1.50. Get yours The Red Cross Drug & Book Co., Limited BULLETIN ! New, York, Jan. 6.-New York's aub-way was visited by a fire and a panic tedaywhloh sent some 200 parsons to hospitals, caused the death of one woman and demorallxod the transportation system of the city. The fire was said'te have been due to an electric explosion in a conduit between 50th and 59th street atations. Postal Revenue Shows Iricrease Over Year 1913 Phone 655 Third Ave. S. || I, Vancouver, B.C., Jan. 5.-Strong condemnation of the scheme of business and management of the Canadian Home Investment Co. was made by Chief Justice Hunter yesterday morning, in ordei;ing a winding-up of the -company, under the provisional Uauldatorship of James G. Forrester, manager'of .the Standard Trusts Co. 'It is apparent this company is In a hopelessly insolvent condition, and further that it "is dishonestly insolvent. A more rotten case was never brought into court This concern was obviously designed to B:windle. thede people who put their savings, into it-There should be a law reaching this class of company. It is a swindle from beginning to end," said the Chief Justice. "It is a crime of the meanest kind," said Joseph Martin, ICC, who appeared in the case on behalf of the petitioning contract-holders. "It '.has been preying on the poorest classes of the community, on people who could only save the fS.OO per month to buy these contractsf The reports of the auditors of the C.H.I.C. sboweO that n, Wa\ of $105,-000 out of 1140.000 had disappeared because it had been put to wrongful uses by the company. Mr. Martin added: "The directors had to make a payment of $2.5.000 to 'enable them to do business in the pro\ince Cf Nova Scotfa. They had only $21,600 capital to start with, and this had been lost -so they decided' to steal the $2.5,000 from the contract-holders' fund. That deposit should- have been paid out of capital,.not with the contract-holders' trust money." mm wanted Sheep 2000 Breeding Bwes. Cattle 1 car Yearling Heifers. We have a good demand for Stbck-ers. Hogs We want Feeders. Write, Wire or Phone for quotations HATCH jft LEWIS lilve Stock Brokers-Lethbridge Acadia BIdg. : Stock Yards Phone 400, For Belgian Relief' Mr. W. A. Buchanap, M.P.i desires to acknowledge receipt of the following contributions to the Belgian Relief Fund: Leavitt Ward, Parents' class ...$36.50: Cardston school. Grade III., cbl- | lected by themselves .. . 1.25 These amounts have been forwarded to the headquarters in Montreal. Noble Irrigation Meeting Complete arrangements have been made for the big irrigation ineeting at Noble, by H, B. Mielxvchj who has the matter in hand. - The speakers, and any who care to attend from Lethbridge, will, .leave by the way freight, whose departure has been delayed by the superintendent's office until 8.15 a.m. The meeting will be held at 10 o'clock sharp, and the speakers will return to the city on the afternoon passengei'. i � Father and-Son Enlist Edmonton Bulletin: It is of'interest to note that Captain HardistXi'Vwho will command ''B"> company, of the 49th battalion, rechiiting for wbich commences this morning, - has been preceded into active -Beryice ^by his | son, Richard S. Hardlsty, aged .iSj who has joined tlie 20th Field BatteiT,' now training at liCthbridge, and which will go to the front with the second con-lingeint. Young Hardisty is another of the Edmonton-bom men Volunteering for service. Austin Beck/ a son of Mr. Justice Beck, is also Edinon-; ton-bom. He is a sergeant in the 9th Battalion (101st Regiment) ntfw at Salisbury Plain; Captain Hardisty Is a son of the late Senator Hardisty. Police Court John Barton and Wlllam pota will languish In the barracks for th^ next 25 days, for disorderly conduct. A charge of malicious damage was laid against them by one Dave Lewiski.' The three men lived together on the river bottom,' a'nd last' rilght'tewiskl went home to find the other tWo men cutting up clothes and funiiture with pocket knives. When LeWiskl appeared on the scene, he says the two..oth-ers told him to beat it or they'iwould. carve him up. iLewlskl, who said that he was pretty scared, compiled with the request and ran as fact as he could to get a policeman. It appeared in court, this morning that the twe men were cutting up their own property, and the charge was reduced to die-, di'derly conduct. Beth denied having threatened I�Wlskl, and after being closely (luestioned Lewiskl adiinltted that they had only told him that they woii'id lick him. ' i All the men concerned claimed - to be rolanders,- but the magistrate was informed b." an interpreter that they were all Austrians. Another witness said that he was with Lewlaki when he entered the shack, but that he also ran. H^iibotliam*s ionic FOR PERSISTENT Coughs, Colds, Hoarsenesa, Bronchitis, Asthma, Croup, Influenza, Whooping Cough, Incipient consumption, and for the relief of 'consumptive patients In advanced stages of the disease. 25c, 50c and $1.00 a Bottle J.D.Higinboth8nifiGo.Ltil. TELEPHONE NO. 322 ; Ottawa, Jan. 6.-^Thete is probably no.better index of business conditions tbdn the figures of postal revenue. That business conditions are improving is shown by the revenue figures for the month of December. The stamp sales for the month were the largest in the history of the department, being $60,000 higher than last year, the previous high water mark, while they are really three times as large as the figures of a decade ago. The revenue for the month was $1,720-492 as against. $1,661,999 for Dec; 1913, and $1,639,560 in December i9l3i The revenues for: three months showed a slight decrease, but with December's increase the showr ing for the nine months ot the'fiscal year is. a-favorable one. For the 12 lilbnths it is/expected that, there will be a substantial increase over last , year. For the nine months ending December 31, 1914, the revenue was � $11,189,780 while for the same per-, iod of a year ago the revenues were $11,123,-705, an increase of $66,075. Ten years.ago for the same period the. revenue was hut $4,473,600, an increase this vear of $6,700,000. - CITY AND DISTRICT Telephone Subscribers Granted Time An extension of time for the payment of the six months dues on telephones has been granted local subscribers. No 'phones will be taken out unless ordered, until after Januai-y 20. If P^Blic Notification ; .IS HEREBY: GIVEN THAT UNDER THE ARMY ACT A SOLDIER CAfirilbT BE PLACED UNDER STOPPINGS OF PAY FOR A PRIVATE DEBT, AND THAT IF THE PUBLIC SUFFER SOLDi IER8 TO CONTRACT DEBTS THEY DO SO AT THEIR OWN �RISK.' � i e. A. CRUIKSHANK, Colonel, Commanding Military District No.'13. Two Canadians Dead; Three are Seriously III Ottawa, Jan. 6:-The following casualties among : eajiadian ' forces arc reported - . ........-^DEATHS Jan. STrrSergt,. John'McKay, Third Artillery,lkigade,,~at Bulford Manor hospital ;or;brain abscess, next of kin Mrs.'Bilen McKay, London, Eng. Jan. 1-^Co^k. Arthur Kicc Birch, Sixth BattaUon, at Shrew-shury, of diabetes; nB>ft of Kin Thomas Birch, Cherry .Orchard, Shrewsbury, Eng. SERIOUSLY 1LL--At No. 1 Canadian Gteneral Hospital Nctheravon-Private A. G. Day, Second Battalion, with pleurisy, next of kin, Alex. Day, father, Wiarton, iOnt. Private Geo. McRae, Tenth Battalion, with pneumonia, next of kin, Alemis McRac, 13 Lombard St., Inverness, Scotland. - � I'rivate Frederick Colby; Princess I'atncia Canadian L. I., with urethral stricture- Next of kin. Mane Colby, 382 Johns AVc., Toronto. Only One "BROMO QUININE" Whenever you feel a cold, coming on, think of .the full name, (LAXATIVB BROMO QUININE. Look tor. slgna-ture of E, W. Grove on box. 25c. CONTINUED PROM FRONT PAGE On last year's assessment of $17.-000,000, the rate this year on tiie above basis, which includes school es-timatep, based on last year's expenditure, would be in ilie neighborhood of 28 mills. But the citizens' committee is looked to'reduce the estimates still further, and it is expected that the School Board will ask.for much less this-year than they did last. -So the present indications are that, if the assessment is left as it is now, the! 1915 tax rate will be considerably be-' low thai; of'1914. , ' The $1,000 for a city band was added to the estimates, the commissioners preferred to leave this question with the committee. Estimated. Estimated Expenditures 1915 1914 Wks &,Prop'rty $30,100.00 $62,350.00 Fire Dept. .... 3i,562;0b 32,687.75 Police Dept. ... ll;229.00 Children's -Shel: -2,380.40 Publicity ... .. Assessment ^d Bldg. Ihsp. ... Bd. of Health... Pinaiice .. .. St. Jllwy. deficit Grants .'....... Markets 1,000.00 7,007.00 8,160.00 55,989.76' 38,386.60 22,643.47 nil 22,490.00 3,500.00 12,000.00 8,025.00 9,550.00 60,900.18 41,000.00 10,000.00 1,500.00 '''^'^.''^�^'�:^Bs^evy Versus City Team PEOPLE'S RINK Tomorrow (Thursday) livening, 8 o'clobk Admission 25c. Skatingf after match. Total exp'ndit'res 216,458.23 264,002.93 Receipts- 1015 deducted . from Police Es-, � timates .... .. 5,000.00 Estimated profits reserved for Depreciation and contingencies in �1914. Pleasing Lecturer A well-i^sndered, convincing, pleasing and ihelpful lecture, lighted all the . . ^ , wfy through with flashes of wit and-. Amount required from ^General �^te: pathos, carrying the central thought busine.ss locals REME.MBKR, you need atorm Sash, Storm Doors and Stove Wood for kindling fires and large blocks lor your fire place. Phone 362 and we will deliver. Citizens' Lumber Co.. Ltd., 134 10th St. N. 204-0 A Joint Installation of officers (for the year 1915) of Court Star 8095 and Court Unity 9311 of the Ancient Or-dtff of Foresters, will be held In the I. 0, O. F. Hall, comer of 4th Ave. and 5tlj street South,- Monday fTp-nigl^t) Jan. 4th, at 8 o'clock. Every A. O. F. member in the city is asked to make a special effort to attend this meeting. RefreBhments jvill .lie aerv edattSe cbn51ua(PAj'�feb�9toe8s.-i9-^J home many times and lodging it in tlie.minds of his hearers.-Times-HerT a'id, Wago, Tex, . Mr.' Burns' New Work John T.Burnsi who was well known as the secretary of the International Dry Farming I Congress when it was held in Lethbridge, is now - business manager..?of 'the Campbell eclentltio Parmer, which is being published at Billings, Mout, ' Pat Btirnis Made Remduni Officer for Whole West '(Tr�d� M�rb) ZUDORA By HAROLD MAGRATH will bo seen ln'_tho My.stlc Message, ot the Spotted'Collar at the .- Empress Theatre First Instalhicnt will be shown Jan. 18 and 19. 217,458..23 259,002.93 Debenture Payments: Principal, . interest and Sinking Fund.; .... ..130,000.00 130,000.00 Schools: No information received yet. .. Notes: Works and Property.-1914 incfludr ed $10,000 chargeable for water.used which: was not Included in 1913. 1915 also Includes water charge. Police.--The License department hag been added to Police,, so credit has been taken for estimated license fees. Receipts.-In 1913 profits from' waterworks and electric light: departments were credited to taxes, a reduction of 2 mills on the dollar being made on the 1913 tax rate for. the purpose, but as the estimated, profits did not matrlallze, a deficit was made ; and debentures had to be raised for $26,654.37 to cover same. Big Bugs and Big Calgary, Jan. 0.-P. Burns hisac-cepted the! position of chief remount commissioner for. the west; This was -7--------- the information'conveyed by his ad- :-. , . --,-r�-."w^. . if^?^iM!':'^-M-^-^mom,oi.tii(i : �. FRIDAY 82nd Manitoba Dragoons, Tuesday. 1. According to Lieht. Reynolds, buying .will start in this province Jah^--uary- llyajad' 12,' at Medicin*' Hat,-Md' w U.continue steadily, twm^-that tjISe. all over, the province until some tiriie in February. Capfr. J: JJ- Frw,' W r' Ch?�e. Lecture hy Mattison w. Chase, D.D. wesley CHURCH TONIGHT 8.15 i).m. POPULAR PRICES 50 and 25 CENTS. 'TICKETS AND PLAM^AT JACKSOfJ'. & CO.'S DF?UQ'j3T0PE. � ' , , ' THE SECOND nO'M"|MsPFJ.^TJ?E/ ;