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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 7, 1915, Lethbridge, Alberta What "d'ye" mean, You great big Loafer? Why Taylor Made, Gf course! High CJass Goods at Very ExStocktaUiiig Bv taking ailvantage of the special prices we are selling goods at after stock-taWng the shrewd liouselteeper will be able to malce ii considerable saving on her grocery account. HERE ARE A FEW I,INES. MANY MORE TO BE HAD HERE: LOMBARD PLUMS-In hea\'A' syrup, size 2s- Special, 10 tins for....................$1.00 LIBBY'S SLICED PEACAeS-Apricots and Cherries. Spncinl 3 tins for .................50c GOODWILLIES PRESERVED FRUITS-In pint bottles: Peaches. Pears and Green Cages: Special each .........................'.. .26c GOODWILLIES STRAWBERRIES- Special, each...........................30c CANNED TOMATOES-Vine Brand 38- 2 tins for.......................25c TOMATO CATSUP-Size 2s- Special per tin.........................10c CANNED BEETS-^Wliolo small red ones, very fine quality. Very special per tin.......lOo CANNiED APPLES-Size Z^in' Special per tin..................,......10e FRESH OYSTERS FOR FRIDAY AND SATURDAY; ALSO CELERY AND OTHER PRUITS AND VEGETABLES. Office: THE GOOD CO. store: Phonel271 groceries ^25 WEATHER 33 20 is 10 12 10 8 10 - 4 - 6 MURDER BBkONAN flESERVIST'S WIFE AND .THREE SMALL CHILDREN THE VICTHVIS ! Montreal, Que., Jan. 7er and three mall children were found today at noon In the reaidenoe of Robert Van-Jeoy, 412 Beaudry (treet, who is now fighting for his country vvlth other Belgian reservists. The victims are the-soldiers' wife, r who was about 4C years of age, two 1 girls, aged 9 and 7 years, and a bey ! of about 18 months. 'PrJaonera Heard About War Captain Tutta of the SalyaUon 'Army, gave .his sjflendld lecture on the �war to (he priBoners at the Provincial Jail laist nigiht.. Ilie mon seemed very interested'and bursts of patriotism 'w^re 'nnme^Ds. A.B. Smith loaned a number of slides, and with about 30 or more additional slides. Captain Tutte kept the programme going for an hour or more. At the close, the men sang "Tipperary" in lusty voice. Dr. Michael Clark The eloquent and able Member of Parliament for Red Deer will deliver a patriotic address on "The War" in the Auditorium OF THE CENTRAL SCHOOL on the evening of Wednesday THE WAR DID IT For a limited time only we will paper complete any ordinary sized room with your choice of any of our 15c papers for .........^IsUU Ordinary rooms papered complete with choice of paper from ^v:'.'!.......$5.00 Ordinary rooms completely papered with your choice of 25c to 35c papers $6 50 For 35c to 50c paper For .............. $8.00 Remamber, we supply ,your selection of papers and hang them to your walls complete with borders at these unheard ,of cash priees. The J. [. SIM0II5 CO. HULL BLOCK. .02 , Lethbridgc, clear ... i t."dtnonton. clear ... } Medicine Hat, clear I Battleford, clear ... ! Moose Jaw, clear .. 1 Prince Albert, fair Winnipeg, cloudy .......... IB Calgary, clear .......... 34 Regina, clear ............ 10 Port Artliur, cloudy .... 36 i The weather has turned colder throughout the west, but it has been mostly fine and moderately cold ; some portions oS -�Mberta have ' been fine and mild, i FORECAST : Manitoba and Sas-, katchewan-Fair anil.moderately cold, i Alberta-Fair and mild. - 4 S 22 - 3 1.10 10 .16 slightly CITY AND DISTRICT C;O.C.F. Meets Tomorrow Ivethbridge Council of Canadian Order of Chosen Friends meet on Friday night, the 8th Inst., at S o'clock. Business: Installation of officers, and other very important matters. A large attendance Is requested. Meeting place K. P. Hail. Bible Class Meets Tonight The offlcere and members of the IxjyaJ Men's Bible class of the Christian church are earnestly requested to ' attend the regular monthly, meeting to i be held at the home of the President,' 1246 Fifth avenue A. South, on Thursday, .Januarj' 7, at S o'clock p.m. As this is the first meeting In the New Year, let all members do their best to be there. All'men are welcom*. Big Snow in Homestead Country Ed. Craig of New Dayton was ^visitor in the city yesterday. Mr. Craig recently made a trip into the home-; stead countrj- east of Warner, as far ; as Altorado, and he reports that the ; heaviest fall of the beautiful this winter fell last week over the entire east country. Don't Depend On Memory "Jot It Down" It requires onl.y a few minutesr^to jot down the principrt] liai)pen-ings of ^acli da^'. At tlie end of the year you will find much pleasiire in looking over the record. Let us show you our line of 1915 Diaries Prices range from 25c to $1.50. Get yonrs today. The Re^Cross Drug & Book Co., Limited Vis: Phone 5553 TKiiMVAve. S. THURSDAY'S GRAIN PRICES Winnipeg, ' Man..'' Jan. 7.-Opening and closing prices on the Grain Ex- change today were: Wheat- Open Close January ....., .... 129% May........... .. 132% 134% July............. 134 13S^ Closing Cash Prices No. 1 Northern .... 12914 No. 2 Northern .. .. 126V> No. 3 Northern .. .. Oat�- . No. 2 C. W......... . ,..... No. 3 C. W......... n3>!i Barley- No. 3............ 69 Flax- No. 1 N. VV. C...... ...... 142 Chicago Wheat May........... Open Close 1.35 138% July............ 121% 124% Minneapolis Wheat May........... 131 134 July............ 131% 134 WHEAT AVIATES THEN FLOUR JUMPS Winnipeg. Man., Jan. 7.-Flour was advanced .50 cents a barrel bv local millers yesterday afternoon. This action is owing to the rapid advance in wheat prices since the opening of the New Year. Price? now are: I3pst patents, barrel, $6.50; first clears, barrd, J6.30. There will he a program of mn.sic of a patriotic nature. Dr. Clark is one of the best informed men in the country on world problems. He is a deep student of affairs and his address is sure to be one of the most helpful and Interesting ever heard in the city on the subject which oocupies the pub-lie mind. A collection will he taken up for the Bel^ gian Eelief Fund. 11 God.Save the King. LOCAL LIVESTOCK PRICES Furnished by P. Burns & Co.: Cattle-Choire fat steers, ri% to 5%; choice fat cows and heitora 4y. to 5Vt; good fat bulls, 3% to 4. ' Sheep-Choice killing wethers, fi; ditto, ewes, 0%; choice fat lamb.s, OVl'. Hogs-Select, 150 to 250 pounds, 5'/, to 5%. Must Be Signed The Herald is in receipt of a letter from one signing himself "A Patriotic Green Englishman," protesting against the employment by the city of Austrlans to do work on the streets wSlle English-speaking residents are laid oft. The Herald cannot publish the letter as it is not signed by the writer's name. Coal City Generous Coal City, tlie mining camp west of Taber, thougli handicapped by slow ; business at the mines, has already raised $S6.00 for patriotic fund purposes, and W. A. Buchanan, M.P., yes-. terday received $25.00 as a contribu-' tion from this place to the Be'igian Re-! lief Fund. In sending the contribution ' Mr. Elijah WjUiams, secretary of the j Patriotic committee, stated tliat this ] was not the last contribution tUey i would have for this purpose. The Coal! Ciy people are big liearted and patri- j otic, and want to do their share in , looking after those who are suffering from the var. Mr. Weller Not to Blame No details are available on the "find" made by Comroi.ssioner Grace in the stores department, asked for by former City Storeltteper Weller, in a communication to the Herald. The details will be published as soon as Mr. Grace'.s annual report lias been submitted to the council. Commissioner Grace states that no bisme is attached to .Mr. Wt'ler. The "indiscriminate buying" referred to was meant to convey the impression that certain departments made purcliases of materials when they were not necessary, similar supplies being at the time in store. Higlnbotham's � 5 ._ , Syrup FOR PERSISTENT Coughs, Colds, Hoarseness, Bronchitis, . Asthma, Croup, Influenza, Whooping Cough, Incipient consumption, and for the relief of consumptive patients in advanced stages of the dla- 25e, 50c and $1.00 a Bottle J.D.HiyinboliiBm&Co.Ltd. The SfeSSSS TELEPHONE NO. 322 THE BULLETIN BOARD Notices for this Column should reach this Office befors 12 o'clock noon on the day of publication Canadian-Americans meet for important business tonight at board of trade building. CITY AND DISTRICT Demonstrate New Gas Burner Walker & Holberton have the agency for the new Patton expanding gas burner, and have a demonstrator at their sihop. The Inventor, J. P. Pat-ton of Calgary is in the city today. Justice Ives to Preside Here Mr. Justice I^-es will preside at the criminal sittings of the Supreme Court here on February 9, provided that any cases are listed by that time. So far there is not a criminal case to come before that session. - Getting Barracks in Shape Work on the soldiers' barracks at the Pair grounds is progressing nicely, and the quarters will soon be ready for occupancy. The soldiers are doing the work themselves, and 25 of them have been engaged since Monday, when the work started. Make It In Alberta Commissioner Grace has had a request from H. O. Wheeler of Redcliff asking that the order for the Women's Motor Ambulance be placed with the Redcliff factory. The company located there will guarantee the ambulance to be equal to any made" anrn'here, and the price as low or lower. Mr. WTieeler thinks that the ambulance should be purchased in Canada, and why not in Alberta? Humorous Common Sense Mattison W. Chase, the famous Lyceum lecturer, is all his reputation makes him and more. He held a large crowd spellbound for one hour and forty-five minutes last night In Wesley church, speaking on "Big Bugs and Big Humbugs." The lecture was a particularly fine thing, brimful of humor, but withal repleto with sound, wholesome, sane coriimon sense. The first part was a 'udlcrous take-off on "big bugs," anrt. the speaker touchtd up high life In society in a way that was good to hear. His ability to Imitate voices was especially amusing. The second part was devoted to a treatise on "big humbugs" in the various departments of life, and his conclusion was a gem of oratory-a strong, solid piece of wording. W. H. Fairfield, in extending a vote of thanks, complimented the board of managers on the splendid lyceum course they had secured. The vote of thanks was seconded by Dr. Galbralth. Rev. Mr. Cobbledlck presided, and introduced the speaker. The ne.xt number of the course wi'll be given on February 10, when Dr. Davis, the celebrated lecturer and cartoonist, will appear. Imperial Bank of Canada Capital Paid Up ......,...�:. .^j $7,000,000 Reserve Fund ______.... .7,000,000 Total Assets 0 Ver ..... ..t'.r. :'."�] 82,000,000 Head Office-Torouto P. HOWLAND, President. : : ELIAS ROGERS, Vlce-Prssldent. SAVINGS BANK DEPARTMENT Deposits of Jl.OO and upwards received and interest allowafl from date of deposit. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH................W. R. SEATLE, Manager W. B. MITFORD GOES TO ENGLAND ON BIG DEAL W. B. Mitford 'has again gone to England, and sails from New York tomorrow. It is understood that Mr. Mitford has a. large deal under way. Information has reached the Herald that a prospectus has been filed in Somerset House covering various parcels of land In Lethbrldge, and some of the leading financial men of London appear on the directorate. W:hen here Mr. Mitford stated that he had no statement to make until he returned from bis trip In about six 'weeks. Local Painter Enlists Wm. A. Emery, well kno'ivn local painter, late of the Rifle Brigade stationed at the Curragh, Ireland, has joined the "A" squad o� the Alberta Mounted Rifles at .Medicine Hat, and is now busy drilling his squad, as he wears the stripes of a full-fledged sergeant. Sergeant Emery received a call from Captain Benwell to report for duty if he desired to enlist. He was through the wiiole of the South African war, and has two brothers in the Imperial navy. He leaves a wife and family here. WANTED Sheep 2000 Breeding Ewes. Cattle 1 car Yearling Heifers. "We have a good demand for Stock-ers. Hogs We want Ftsders. Write, Wire or Phone quotations for HATCH A LEWIS Live Stock Brokers-Lethbrldge Acadia BIdg. Stock Yards Phone 406. $2 WHEAT Chicago, III., Jan. 7.-Two dollars bushel for wheat, the dream that . ^�.iy enthusiasts ever expect to come true was within. J/; cent of being a reality today on one grade of wheat, if the I cost of delivery to Europe might-be ; counted as part of the price. It Is a fact that a carload of this kind of wheat, known as.Durum, was sold today to go to Italy on a basis that fig-its Given Walkina Ticket .Marjorie, alias "Babe," Harris, who set foot in Lethbrldge Tuesday a'ter-uoo)i from Champion, on her way to .Macleod and Spokane, was apprehended in the Belgian cafe, by Detective Kane, and cliarged ivith vagrancy, in iliat slie did have no legal means of support, and that she was getting her living chiefly from the avails of pros-litiition. At police court yesterday morning she pleadfd not guilty. She stal(-'d through her solicitor that she was on her way to Spokane, and that 1 she never intended to commit any of-' fence during the few hours in which she was to remain here between trains. She admitted serving three montliB in the Macleod guardroom on sentence of Magistrate Elton, but promised to get out of town, and pleaded that slie wou'id reform. She ^vaB allowed to go on suspended sentence, provided she took tlie next train for the west. One of Lethbrldge's prom islng youths was taken into custody along with the accused, and charged with vagrancy. He pleaded guilty, iured, delivered at its destination, i$1.99J4 a bushel. _ . _ _______ Such a price breaks all records for I and on account of his prevlOQg good Durum wheat. The supply of that variety in^he United etates is said to be record the magistrate let him off on Bank Clearings Bank clearings this week totalled $341,427.30, as against $646,606.52 for the corresponding week last yee.r. Lawyer Enlists Mr. Barnes, who has been practising; law with W. M. Campbell, K.C., of Macleod, since his recent admission to the Alberta bar, passed through tlie city yesterday, on his way to Taber, where he will enlist with the Alberta Mounted Rifles. y. P. S. at the y7 M. C. A. In reply to an invitation of the Y. M. C. A. offering the building for the purpose of acombined Young People's social, the representatives met Tuesday night to consider the matter. After considerable deliberation, it was voted that such a meeting be held in the "Y'' on Wednesday night, January 27. The .Social committees of the different societies are to m'e�t next Wednesday night, January 13, at 8 o'clock, to draw up plans for the coming event. The purpose of such ftn idea is to have the members of these different organizations become better acquainted thrpugh social Intercourse. As the Y.M.C.A. has large and well adapted halls for an unusually large gathering and is on neutral g-oui-.d. K was thought to be the place best adapted for the occasion. It is hoped *hat every society will enter into the spirit of the affair, and make this night in January a real benefit to the young people of the city. BUSINESS LOCALS , St. Mary's Men's Society will hold a whist drive in Parish Hall. Twes-day. Jan. 12thi. at 8 p.m. sliarp. Six suspended aeotence, on consent of thegood prizes and everybody welcmjj^ SAVE 22kl of your Gas Bill And keep yonr house heated by using the J. P. Patton Expanding Gas Burner. This burner is guaranteed. If not satisfactory to the consumer money will be refunded. It is the only burner tiiat super-heats its own gas. Those wishing to see the merits of this ibumer, can see demonstration at pur shop, where one is installed. WALKER AND HOLBERTON, Rear Coaldale Block. David Roberts Wanted W'ill David Roberts, naval reservist, call at the Armory, c02 Tenth street South, Immediately. To Cure a Cold In One Day Take LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablets. Druggists refund mbhey i� it fails to cure. E. W. GRO'Virs bIs-nature is on each box. 25c. Hear the Starland Concert Orchestra To-night HOCKEY MATCH Battery Versus City Team PEOPLE'S RINK Tonight at 8 o'clock Admission 25c. Skating after match. ZUDORA . By HAROLD MAGRATH will be seen in the Mystic Message of the Spotted Collar at the i Empress Theatre First Instalment will be shown Jftii. ___Ll8_and ;