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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 22, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta i�Ae to see it -work out successfully here. I Commission form of governrrient and � municipal ownership of utilities appears to be a long step in the right direction, and t hope we will all learn some useful lessons from the experiences of the city of. Lethbridge. Cheap Money for Farmer* "A word about the question of cheap money. Tite farmers of this province have for some time now 'been agitating for* cheap, money. We have a committee enquiring into this most important matter, and they have made their �eport. I have not seen it yet, and do not know its recommendations. It will form one of the chief subjects for debate at the next session of the | House. And I hope that, as we work-1 ed o\it a solution for the elevator problem, we uill be able to work out a solution for the money question. Staple Credit the Solution "However; there are many sides to consider, and as a farmer, 1 believe I can state with some degree of authority, that cheap money is a mere bagatelle, a matter of a few dollars on-an ordinary farmer's loan, as compared with ths question of getting cre^ dit when tt -will do the most good. It is the forcing by our financial insti; totions' of^ the farmers to sell their grain tha:t causes the trouble. When the farmers' granaries are full, that is payday for-the -whole state. The farmers are forced to rush their grain to the markets in the fall, all at the same time, to satisfy the demands of the bankers. It is not the matter of $25 or bo interest on a loan, that counts; it is the b�ing fotced to sell when the market is glutted, when the prices are down, and |75 or more are lost on every car of wheat sold, that makes the trouble. What is wanted is a staple credit for the farmer, so that if he Is good for 11500 credit in June, he is likefwlse good for It tn December or Jamuary. That places th� farmer in a ipo�ition when he may �io bis own dlotmtingr as,to when he shall sell his produce. If he had heen able to do that this fall, wheat "would not fbe ��ver*l cents a bushel lilgher now than it was w-hw the f&rmer*. wa?:e BeUinc, bocaase It is now in the hands of the Interests who are manipulating the prices to suit themselves. "That is Uie next big question for the government to deal wiUi. The solution depends on ourselvci and our co-operation in bringing it about. I don't know whether we as a province are large enough to tackle It, but with co-operation we.hope to be able to do something. Anyway, the agitation should go on." At t3>� conclusion of his address a hearty vote of thanks "was tendered Hon. 'Mr. Stewart for his address, and for his help in getting the olevaitor bill passed through Parliament. Foley on Marketing Eggs Prior to this address, A. W. Foley, chief of the poultry branch of the de-partmnut of agriculture, gave a very Interesting lecture on the co-operative marketing of egsrs. The government is anxious to rut the poultry and egg business of Alberta on a solid footles and to this end they are turning their attention toward educating the farmers how to get the best out of t-beir produce. Co-operative marketing, however, depends on delivering good goods, and gwd goods, when speaking of eggs, means strictly fresh goods. Mr. Foley rather startled the audience when he remarked that P5 per cent, of the eggs marketed in Alberta today are rotten when they leave the farmer's hands, and he at-triibutod this ")-otten" state of afralrs to the head of the barnyard flock, the rooster, who should be vigorously banned from the la:�ng flock. He advised farmers to keep not more than fift.v to one hundred hens on the ordinary farm, and keep them right; and then, if they looked after their produce carefully, and took advantage of the plans being put forward by the department of agriculture for the marketing of eggs in better condition so that they may command the highest prices, amd set up a reputation for Alberta eggs, the industry Is boimd to flourish and show great profits. Mr. Foley declared that bis own flook of White Wyandottes paid over $10 apiece last year. The remainder of the evening was spent in dealing with resolutions asking tor changes in the constitution. As they were of a minor nature most of them passed. One, however, asking for the election of the vice-presidents and the board of directors by the Hare system of preferential ballot was tabled for further discussion a't another session. Robert McKay -was sentenced to five years at Toronto. H? embezzled fifty thousand from the Crown Confectionery Co. and "played the ponies." CAPSULES catarrh! OF THE .BLADDER I Bilisiidia '24 Hours SmanoftounierfMt ELECIED OFFICERS Uacleod, Jan. 20.-At the annual Bieeting of the Macleod Fite Biigad* the officers for the current .year were elected as follows : Chief, J. S. Lambert ; . Assistant Chief, W. Shields ; Secretary-Treasurer, F. W. Timleck ; Captain No. 1, C. W. Stevens ; Captain No. 2, J. T. Doney ; and Captain No. 3, Frank Eby. With Mrs. E. Forster Brown ofiioi-�tinff, the local Rebekahs installed tbeir oflicers lor the year as Hollows : N. G., Miss D. Cameron ; D. G., Mrs. H. Stewart ; Rec.-Sec., Mrs. E. For-ter Brown; Fin. Sec., H. C. A. Stewart; Treus., Mrs. Bessie Roger* ; Warden, Mrs. .J. Murray ; Conductor, Mrs. J. L. Doney ; R. S. N. 0, James Murray ; L. S. N. G,, Mw ,B. J. E. Gardiner ; R. S. D. G. l|i�B WUsod; L. S. D. G.. Mrs. J. Rptboey ; Chaplain, Mrs. Cottam ; Oittelde Guard, Jas. Rotbaey ; Invide Owed, Mrs. Dwbar. Tbe Hbipital 9all beld bare this rear vat w uiual a dletiqot auocen, trncv^ then weiw tot a* maar "eld tioien"'ob bud a.ic, while Mr. Johiwie Ryan looked, after the managerment of ^e floor. Loid Strathcona's fortune is eistim-ated at twenty-five million, chiefly Great Northern, Northern Pacific, Hudson's Bay and Canadian Pacific fitocVs. PRAYING . Of AU Kinds Western Transfer Co. Umited Ofnea-�� P. n. Prelfht ShMe I AfKoe : 11U PHONM i Ofnee i : 4�2 taklae t lOM NUT COAL Lump, also Mine R u n. Screenings, Ton or Car Load Lots. NEW BARNES MINE Pr(.3NE t47� c. o. a Sherlock Bldg. Stores and Offices For Rent ALSO de- SAFETY VAULTS AND POSIT DRAWERS Modern, flre-preof buildlne, with every convenience and ac-eommbdatian. Offico of the n: E. SHERLOCK ESTATE, SUITE NO. 109 R. Q. STRAKER, MANAQ^R. To whom please addross all communications. Martins Baggage Transfer Phone 1386 Careful and Prompt Servlee -^ MONUMENTS If you are cousidering the -Durnhas-ing of a monument,,see us before you decide. stoclc, best dc-Eigua and beat prices. Lethbrjdgo Monumental Work*. ;i�h St. South. R. Noeds, Manager. STUmSHIP llGEHCIf Canadian Pacific Railway Depot Ticket Offloa, Lethbrldgt REPRESENTING: Canadian Pacific Royal Mall Steamers Allan Line, Royal Mall Steamert White Star, Red Star, American Line; Leiand Line. Cunard Lines DonLldEon Line Anchor Line r-rehch Line Scandinavian American Russian American Holland-America Line Hamburg-American Lino h'orlh German Lloyd Lino Austra-Aniericana S. S. Ce. . Socleta Di Navigaziene A Vapore Navigaziene Genarale Itallana . And all other Trant-Atiantie Steamship lines. Special Chrietmaa Rates, Sailings of any lines mailed promptly upou application. WirekBs reports ot ships near-in? poru received dally. lator mation cheerfully given. REDUCED RAIL RATES IN CONNECTION WITH ALL TICKETS SOLD BY US Call Telephone 512 or Addres. S. B. MITCHELL \ C. p. R. TICKET AGENT LETHBRIDGE. WANTED-.\ lady companion, a good home for right person," or would ao-cept-girl going to school Home free for company. -Apply Mrs. C. 0. \Mix-cm, Carmangay, Alta, 30-6 W.\NTED-A competent, trustworthy housekeeper for family of four in bungalow. Must be good plain cook. Ap-plv stating experience and references to" Mrs. G. W. Leech, Taber, Alta. 34-R 85 Werda ,28 eent� an Insertion, S Insertions for tne price of four Must be Paid iu Advance SITUATIONS VAC.4i-A pair of greyhounds at once. Must be good and game. Apply box 95 Herald. 195x WANTED-To trade Interest bearing paper or other property for livestock, preferably brood mares, or will buy. C. S. Noble, Noble, Alta._301-0 WANTED-By responsible party, no children, modern furnished house, elsivtrobms; fairly central. Write par-tlculai-b and rent to Box 12, Herald Office.' . 25-0 wwnted-Second hand blacksmith tools for cash. Apply d. L. Kimball, 118 Sherlock Building. 28-0 Wanted-50 men and boys dally to have their hair cut at Ladel Barber Shop, 303 13th St N., across street from ne-w hotel. 33-6 WiANTED^idoOreThWiygelie^^^ see a sample of tlie Automatic Hose Coupler as described on another page of this issue. D. I. Guo, at Wrlg-ht's Jewelry store, exclusive agent for Lethbridge. 35-1 LAND FOR SALE FOR SALE-Five and ten acre lots, plowed and irrigated, near srhool, Juat east of city. Easy terms. Lloyd & Devlne, Hull Bldg., 7th St. Phone 1017. Professional Cards MEDICAL J on. w. 8. GALBRAITH-Physician Burgeon. Aocouoher. Hours 2-3! 7-8 p.m. Office: 814 Third Avenue. Phono 1258. DR. McNALLY-omce Stafford Bill-. Residence i36(i Sixth Avenue. OfBce hours-11-12; 1-8; 7 to 8.30; Office Phone 3j9; Resid�ucc 1090. FOB SALE-One half section best farming land In .-Mbertn. sltuutp ah m 2 miles south of Burdett; 230 acres under cultivation. Apply to owiiP's. H. Rasmussen and G. W. Gragg. 30-r BOARD AND ROOM ; BOARD AND icnuM - Medern eoa-venienees, use of pinuo: t!> per weeH. .inly S3r-7th St S., Dbone 1288 45- BOARD .\ND ROOM-Comfortable, w.iim room, all home cooking, also liable board. 1L'16 .",id .Wenue South. I Phone 1146. _ _ t',7-12 TfOARD AND RbO.M-$�.50; Fully modern, warm house, good bedrooms, from $10 monthly,' or tabltf board only :iO cents meal. 622 �th Street S. 30-C DR. C. C. CRAQG-Hbyslclao, Sur-geon, Aenoucher. Office at residence corner eth avenue south and 7tn Sfeet soutli. Houra: S-�; l-�; 1 te 8 30; Phone 1203, OR TAYLOR-Bar, Eye. Nuae, and Throat; Dominion Building. Office hours 9.80 to 12: evenings by appointment; Phone, office 1*1: r�* idence r.9S. OR. J, e. LOVERING-Phyaiciau aud Surgeon. X-Ray equlpmbut. Corner Srd Ave. and pth St (Dr. Mew-burn's^old Htarid) Phone 1342. Of-flee hours-11 to,12; 1 to 3 and 7 to 9. L MASSAGE SUPERFLUOUS HAIR REMOVED Miss K. .May Holmes, gi-aduate ot the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Institute, Medical Massage and Gymuns-tica. (Swedish) Electrical Vibratory and Therapeutic Light Treatments. Electrolysis and Shampooing Treatments given, by appointment only Room 1. Hull Block. VIA VI LETHBRIDGE VlAVI" COMPANY- The natural home treatment for nbrvousuoss, etc. 1110 3rd Ave. South. Hours 5-6 p.m. dally and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sa',::rday, or by appointment, Residence, phone 1899 Manager, ^liss E. g. Co6k. UNDERTAKING T. 8. FETTERuY-Funeral Director, and Embalmer; also ageni" for the , Somerville Marble and Granlta Works, ot Calgary. Office opposite Court House Phone 561; Residence 284 7th Ave. a. Phone 1170. diicn day and night 6. Y. huks1 -I'^uueral Dlrect6r, U-' censed Kmbaimor; (Lady attendant wben desired) Donnan block, 401 2nd Ave. & Phone 1802: .night or day EDUCATIONAL MADAME ELLA ROY, Vocalist Reclt-er, Concfirta and "At Homes" nt-. , tended. Teacher of Elocution, Classical Dancing, Singing and General Deportment 19 Victoria Mansions,. Srd Avenue South. MUSIC J MRS. W. H. JOHNSON-Teacher ot pinno, harmony and theory. Beginners a sjiQcialty. $12.50 a term. Primary nnd advanced pupils prepared for examination, if desired. Studio moved from 15th St. to ],22(> oth ava. A South.  ' ' L NURSING 1 NURSING-The NOrsing Mission die- tnot work; obstetrical, medical and emergency. Office hours: before 9 a.m., 1-2.80 p.m.; evening 6-7. 1414 7th .Ave P Phono 1233. r FURRIER DAVID SCOTT-Purs remodelled, cleaned and dressed. Fine selection ot latest styles. At the Bent-ley Co 243-0 DENTAL _,________I DR. M. J. GIBSON-Dentist graduate of Royal College of Denial Surgeons Toronto, and holder of a Dominion Dental certificate. Office: Room� 3 and 6, Bryan block. Phone 107l. DRS. COURTICE AND GILCHRIST- Dentists, graduates of Northwest-erri University, Chicago, 111. Hours 9 to 5. -Phone 1185. ; Macdonald-Block. LethbrldgV?, Alta. . DRS. MARRS AND MARRS-Dentists euccessora to Drs. Stewart and Mo-Clure. Hours 9 to 5; Office, Uig-Inbotham Block. Phone 374. OR. E. G. SIMMONDS, Dentist, meii> ber ot Royal College of Surgeons, (Eng.; Licentiate Royar College of Physicians (Ixandon) L. D. S.. 1900. Hours: 9-12; 1-5. Office; 6-8, Poet ( PRIVATE HOSPITAL ] PRIVATE HOSPlTAt - Mrs. Vaa. Haarlem's Private Hospital and Maternity Home 704-6th Avenue 6 Phone '74fi The WiMPOLE F-RIVATE HOSPITAL tor Surgical, Medical and Maternity casea. Graduate Nurses. Mise' Bwayne. Suporintendent, 1224 7th �^tp oniirb. Pbnnr I!t4!.y|iid�' P,t>. Box 657. Phone 1042. DUFF & EDWARDS (Wm.M. Edwards. B.A.Sc, Dominion .and .^Al. bei-ta � Laid �' Surveyor','' '"tlonaTcr^'A. Duff, C.E.>-atuiidorcia! blue printing, civil engineering and land sur-veying.-Suite 205 Sherlock Building, Letfibridgp. Win. � -AuctloneeJ 17 years' experience;,, wiU ...haijidle your sale In the way^ tljat geta'.the money. Phones,469 ajijl 1418. Re* sonable terms, prompt settlemdhti^. Goods received Toi- hfile 'or auction. WHOLESALE WESTERN SUPPLY AND EQUI^ ME NT CO.. LTD., Corner 3rd, a�& aud 4th St 6... Wholesale Mine, Builders', Contractors, ^Jaoksmltfis, Railway, supplies; packing, belting, valves, pipe flttings, wire.rope and fittings, barb wire, fancy .brick, jrat erproofing, expansion shields, store fronts, Plato glass Phone 1044, HAY, GRAIN AND>.POTATOES - 'Wholesale and retail. . All varletlea of hay-timothy, alfalfa, blue Joint mixed hay, upland hay, oat hay,.an* straw. Mfxed carloads a speclaUy. Wire or write for quotations. Prompt service, quality guaranteed. Storage for hoiisehold goods, etc., cellar space for rent. Hyde iSi Saunders, corner 2nd. Ave. and 12th St. S. P. O. Box 1127. Phone 1244, WELDINQ MONBV TO LOAN-Improved farm lands security, 8%, Box 172, or U. J, Healy, 405 5th St. S., Lethbridge, Alberta. 300-0 INFORMATION WANTED ;MrK. K. L. Papmai! Ih vcn-y anxious to l(.;iirn of tli^ whoreabouts of her son, Andrinv L. Anyone having soen him within the last year would confer a great favor by communicating with her at Purple Springs, Alberta, 34-2 THE SOUTHERN ALBERTA WEI.D. I NO CO., have opened a shop at the rear of Dr. McClirre's residence, 6i9 8t!i St. South. AH kinds'of b'rokeil mnrhinery repaired by th.e,:Oxygeii' Acetylene Welding process on shcirt notice. Also skates ground. R. C. McClure, Mgr. 3. B, Walker; yifai,..' -,Tp(