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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - January 17, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TWmSD'AY, JANUARY 17, 1018 THE LKTHBHIDCE DAILY r/KRALD PAGE ELEVEN Average Cost of Bread Again Shows an Increase Ottawa, Jan. 17.-Tho average cost Toronto . cf broad in tho Dominion again regis- Hamilton turs an increase. Statistics for No- j ljrantl'ord 6.4.r� 11.99 OB .fvembor completed today by the cost of j London.............. '>-50 Kingston and Belleville St. Thomas........... Chatham .........'   � Port Arthur and Fori William ........... Winnipeg..........    Keg.mi and Moose Jaw . . Saskatoon........... Calgary.......... Edmonton ........1 � Medicine Hat.......... f tlno il c:. fi J 111 11 costs |i,ra,:; living branch, labor department, show that I he average cost of bread in the Dominion Increased by one-tenth of one cent per pound ovor the October returns, Bread increased In coat in St. .lullti, Montreal, llrantford, fori Arthur, Fort William and Modleino Mat. This Increase, tho report states, "Is due chiefly to tho increased cost of Hour used and a slight increase in the cost of Ingredients and overhead expenses. The rise in tho cost in tho i Vancouver, Victoria individual cities is due also to the' New Westmlnstor rise in tho coat of flour, except in St. Dominion average fifl; John, whore tho Increased cost comeB Further flgureH sho Rlso In delivery, and Medicine iWit, of baking and overlie where the cost of flour is slightly low- Montreal to be hlgl er but. tho cost of delivery has risen Toronto. The bakin from about a third of a cent a pound, j roal and Winnipeg ar "Tho rlso In tho cost of bread In j same. Montreal is just one-third of a cent, The management an (.83 cent) this is almost entirely duo pdr pound of bread 1 to the Increased co3t of flour used. The average cost, of flour used by the larger bakers In Montreal In October was $9.81. per barrel. The cost in November was $10.38. Tlie reports submitted by tho bakers of Montreal for November were accepted as accurately showing baking' costs with tho exception of that submitted by one of the largest bakers. Tho report of tho latter raadu it evident that there had been an attempt to include the expenditures .which should properly be distributed over several months in thoso for one month, thus showing an undue rise In coai. This report is now under investigation." Tho cost of one pound of bread in various Canadian cities compares aa ..:U ;.4S ..31 .50 .55 ...79 (1.40 (1.9.-G.71 6.32 (i.15 B.6-1 6.91 6.8� (i.57 6.70 tut?, 0.0? fi.lill FRIDAY AND SATU and . .a i 0 1. 7 7.i the coal enses in red with in Mont-eally the Mrs. K. Downing left yesterday for Calgary for a week's visit. �   airs. Sherd of Bow Island was the guest of Mrs. Cull yesterday. if n 1 The lar/ios soc'olyof tho B. of L. F. and lO.Xvlll hold their next dance on Feb. bih. * * * The Noxt-of-KIn association will meet la tlie Moose Hall at 7.:j0 tomorrow, night. cents, in Montreal .fit .US cents, in Tr.rnto Winnipeg .51 cents. ! "Tho disposition on bakers to replace the ent flour by second by the following: T overhead costs Jlb.lii'.ix are .2!) r.�. in Ottawa crats^ and In first patent flour usm hy bakers in follows: Halifax, Amherst a?id Syd. noy Mines ....... ... St. John, N. B........... Montreal and Westmount and Shorbrooko ....... Ottawa ... .,........v i Oct. Nov. Cts. Cts, 6.44 6.78 6.60 e.4i 6.25 7.31 con C.30 August was 52 per ce out flour 4K per cent,] per cent first patent, ond patent, in Octobo patent, 08 per cent ,\ ol second pat-jji .Sei)teinber 42 per cent sec-4 jier cent first ond patent, in ft November 23 per cerlflist patent, 77 per cent second pat* At Christ church cathedral, Victoria, B. (_'., with Dean Quainton officiating,1 the marriage look place 'of Gerda Cecilia, daughter of Mrs. Kcmball, of False Creek, Kaslo, and of tho late Colonel A. H. G. Kemball, 54th Battel' � ion, t | ,F, .and Captain Arthur K. Jukes, of Vancouver, late of the 72nd Battalion, C.E.F., and now A. L>. C. to ! Major-General Leckie. I    : The Daughters and Maids of England . hold a very successful whjst drive and dance in tlie S. O. 13. hall last evening, when 24 tables were in play, the first ladles' prize being Won by Mrs. Ingram; second, Mrs. Bull; ) first gentleman's prize, Mr. P. Smeefl; second, Mr. W. Hutton, while .the consolation went to Mrs. A. \v. I-lolt and Mr. P. Perry. Altogether a very en-; Joyable evening was spent. I * *  J The Major Jack Ross I. O. D. E. tea I room at Kirkby's yesterday afternoon was a busy place, quite a number com-1 Ing in for their afternoon beverage., Mrs. Conybeare and Mrs. S. B. Mitchell were in charge assisted by Mrs. Hogg, M'ss Wilcox and Miss Mable Wallace. The executive of the Math! esis Club were entertained at tea by Mrs. McC'lonaghan, president of the Club  * * S Mr. C. H. Cahan, K.C., who was the Unionist candidate aga'nst Hon. Rod-olplie Leroieux in Malsonneuve in tho last general election, was married to Miss Juliette Eliza Charlotte Hulin of Paris. Franco, in New York cl'y, on Saturday last. The civ 1 marriage was 1 conducted at the City Hall in the morn- ; i Ing, and the religious ceremony took ; i place at noon in the Fifth Avenue j . Presbyterian church. Mr. Cahan is a i | ividower. I By far the most successful event of the season occurred last Saturday evening at Magrath, when Mrs. Minion and Mrs. W. A. Miller entertained at tho bungalow of Uhe latter, oppoa'te ' the Presbyterian church, in honor of Mr. Munson of the Royal Bank who leaves soon to Join the next overseas battalion. Whist wa3 the game of the evening, Miss Annie Hillier winning : first honors, a pair of delft vases, and I Mr. Geo. Minion the consolation pr'ze, : a tin trumpet. After the prizes were ! awarded, a dainty lunch was served 1 followed by the presentation of a i purse of $15.00 contributed by thoso present, in a very fitting speech, by the hostess, expressing the deep regret felt by all, at the departure of one so universally admired and respected. Those present were: Mis3 Annie Hill.'er, Miss Chipman, Mr. Atkinson, Mr. Munson and Mr. Riber of the Royal Bank staff;'\Mr. and Mr3. Moore, Mr. and Mrs. Qaiiforce, Mr. and Mrs. G. M'nion, Mr. and Mrs. Geddess, Mrs. Eleanor Geddess, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Turner, Mr. and Mrs. Miller, Mrs. >Blaxall, Miss Sutherland. Miss Crau-dle and Mrs. Minion.    WALKER-PARKiSR Calgary Herald:-The Mount Royal homo of Mr. and Mrs. A. A. Southard was tho scene of a pretty wedding last evening, when Rev. Dr. Kerby united in marriage Margaret Virginia Parker, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. K. B. Parker, of Lancaster, Penn., and Lawrence Leroy Walker, oldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Guy Walker, of Vulcan. Tho brldo wore a smart gown of silver and blue taffeta trimmed with silver lace,, with corsage bouquet of orchids ana violets. After the wod-dinf? supper, Mr. and Mrs. Walker left on tha late tram for the coast, and will spend the rest of the winter in Southern California. i ONLY A FEW SAMPLE DRESSES ' In Silk ana Surges but every one good style and only one of each. Regular $,'10. FRIDAY AND 8ATU n DAY $14,88 S�e them in the window. 1'4 WE ARE OVERSTOCKED IN TRUNKS AND SUITCASES h'.vn Hindi' dnis-fions in two lu.- Sri i ic r> lines. The Trunks are tho celebrated "Eve-leigh" make. RefiuLi" $7.30 for ..... $3.59 The suit c.?sce. Regular value $2.75 for SI See them in the window. By Making Your Shoe Purchases on Friday and Saturday You Can Effect a Double Sav^n? fIRST-our purchasing power ensure j savings to you even �T OUR regular prices as compared with those obtaining elsewhere. second-in the difference beTWEEN the regular prices AND THOSE prevailing FOR FRIDAY and 8aturday. HERE ARE A FEW EXAMPLES LADIES' patent leather SHOES- With 10 inch cloth tops. Keg- M (JQ ular 58.50. Friday and Saturday 4*v�f "OLD ladies' BOOTS"- Dongola Kid wuii low hems. K jJ MEN'S HUDSON SEAL CAPS Regular iSii.uii. Friday and * ffk Saturday...................... MEN'S SWEATERS In assorted colors. Medium weight. Regular J.i.00. Friday and Saturday ...................... */�/C MEN'S CORDUROY PANTS Medium weight. Friday and o r/\ Saturday ...................... 4�JU MEN'S FLETTE NIGHT SHIRTS Regular 51.25. Friday 'and fiQ/� Saturday ....................... 0"C BOYS' JERSEY SUITS All wool, heavy ribbed. Regular *% oq to $4.50. Friday and Saturday U*L*3 MAZDA TUNGSTEN LIGHTS Friday and Saturday only. 40 JiCtU Ion e't mo; or iliy, jsei Crystal Bairy�r. Limited xTiCr^;..... Mi A ;