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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta Page 8 THE LETITBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Thursday, July 11. 1912 A Plain Talk About Clearance DEVELOPED ON Sales and Their Dollar- Value to You BY J. R. HAMILTON Fcrmtr Advertlilng at. Philadelphia IF you do not take advantage of these Clearance Sales in July, you have paid too much for your merchandise'during the previous part of the year, All merchants must naturally make enough profit to continue In business. They could not soil goods below now unless they had sold thorn sufficiently above cost before to show a general pro- flt on tiic year, And nearly all of them ire seJliug goods below cost now. Thanrfore, if you are going to gei the most out or your money; you must buy when prices are down as well as when prices are up. Any shrewd woman who can see six months ahead will hare fatter pocketbook clear to Christmas time if ahe will only fol- low "the. advertising carefully DOW and pUm her purchases accord- ing to her future as well as her present needs. .-_ Thousands of people, of course, will not follow this suggestion Imt will iuako It all the more all valuable to tho other thousands of people who will. It all of you understood "that dollar-value to you of theae Clearance events 'all the stores in this city could not possibly hold the crowds, and these Bales would not last very Ions, No with a good business head cuts prices down to red-figures and absolute lasses because he likes to. He does it because he has to. He knows be has got to clear that arock any coit. There is nothing affectionate about a buyer's lead pencil when he reduces a, price. And there is nothing soft-hearted sbout a merchant when he pays-his good pioney to advertise those cut prices in this newspaper. He does so because ho knows that ihera are so many thous- of you readers waiting for those prices. And if you Bee those priceB'ydu won't come to his store. And if you don't come to his store he will not be able to clear his merchandise. Now you know why this'paper is fnied full of bargains at this iftaaon of the year and why It will be a mighty good plan oa your part to begin looking for those bargains right now and to continue to look them on every page of this paper from dey to day. You will find in this advertising the biggest human Interest story you ever read. For in these days, whatever affects the pocktt book affects the heart. THE LATE SIR SEOROC WHITE who died in Hotpjtil, iged 77 years DIRECTOR ACCEPTS 0tyFirmIna to be Secretary of Farm NUnajtment Section. Prof. Ed. H. Watson, of Cheyenne, hVyomlng, has accepted the appoint- jrnwt ot Horetur for the section of tarm of the International Oongresa. one of the befit known FOR SALE 10 or 12 good horses L. A. FELGEE Phone Rural 411 tgricultartati of the grxit plains re- gion and hu become -widely known through his writings for agriculture! along the line of betterment of farm life -and the success gained by farmers through business methods of farm minasement. Mr.' "Watson will personally direct the section of the Congress pertaining to ftrm Management dapartment, and will contribute articles to DRY- FARMINO, the official organ of the Dry-Farming Congress. Your bread-inakingiWlli -always turn out successfully it you use White Swan Yeast Cakes. Can be had in packages of 6 cakes at 5 cents from your [rroccr. Why not send for free sample! .White Sv-an Spices Cer- eals, Limited, Toronto Ont, The British and Colonial Photographic Co, i For one month only We will photograph your house and family for dozen up and Make your appointment at once 487 THE HIGH SEAS DOCTOR REPORTS ON LARQ NUMBER OF CASES AT GROSSE ISLE QUARANTINE Ottawa, July Dr. C E. Mnrlinoau, of tho government quai antlno station at Grosso Isle, on th St. Lawrence, atates thnt the yei ended March 31, 1912. has been n ver unsanitary one for qimranliuaWc (Us ease. Six passenger .vessels arrive in quarantine, with smallpox, aboiin two with cholera, and one with t> phoid fever. Two births and seve deaths occurred in the hospital dur ing the year. Tlie doctor announces that Uyo verj nnconinion cases lutve made thoir mi pearance, cholera and typhus fevei Three hundred nml sixty-seven ves eels showed themselves for quaran tine Inspection during the year em! March 31, 1912, a decrease of el even, as compared with last year due lo the labor strike in Great Brl tain during the summer. The numbor of passengers .examined was an increase in the year o Infectious, or contagious, dis ease was reported or discovered a the quarantine station on every pas senger boat sail ins to that port on one or more occasions, with tho exce'p tion of the La.ko Ch-auiplain and Pom eranian, and the patients .transferred from vessels to hospitals were 102, The diseases of typhus fever, small- pox, diptheria, scarlet fever, measles, vancella. enteric fever, mumps and erysipelas. PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION PRINCIPLE IN NEW FRENCH BILL DIL1MITING PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES Paris, July Chamber of Deputies adopted last night tbe gov- ernment electoral .reform bill by a vote of 339 to 217 The bill provides, first, for the ab- olition of the system of small constit- uencies originally established in IfJIi whereby each elector on? deputy only, and for a return to the system of' list voting, whereby each elector votes for as .many deputies as the entire second, for a system for the repre- sentavion of minorities, whereby it is arranged that after the poll is taken the total number of actual voters in the department shall he fltuded the number .of seats to be filled, in order to obtain the electoial quotient As a first sfep, each list of candi- dates will obtain as many seats as the number of times the electoral quor tient goes, into the total number of votes cast eor that list The dis pbsal of the remaining seats" the dif- ferent electoral Hats in the depart ment may be pooled, if their promot- ers have made formal' application be- fore election to that effect. If, after the pooled lists obtained seats some still remain Mill be given to the or groip of lists hairag obtained more than half num ber of votes cast, unless they already possess a majority of the total num ber of seats The passage of the electoral reform bill is. a notable triumph for Premier Poincare. in view of the -fact that a large section of the powerful Radical and Socialist-Radical groups, "which form aa important.part of the gov- ernment's -majority, opposed the meas ure. The Premier was obliged to exert his utmost powers, of diplomac; and the largest' spirit of compromise to attain the desired results; OT.BKITAININ AN UNUSAL ROLE Asks United States to De lay the Panama Canal Bill SEVERE STORMS FOLLOW HEAT SEVERAL DEATHS AND GREAT PROPERTY LOSS ACCOMPANY PENNSYLVANIA STORMS Philadelphia, July deaths and much-property loss resulted from storms which visited many points in eastern Pennsylvania, lightning, tor- rential .rains, high winds and--hail, contributing to the results. The dead are: Jaines Ruppert, aged 35, a farmer: struck by lightning, near Reading. Cox, struck (by lightn- ing at Hickory Swamp.Colliery, near Shamokin. Paul Giuse, aged 22, step- ped on a high tension wire that had been blown down at Sheliandoah. Towns-in both the Schulkllland Le- hlgh valleys suffered severely. Trol- ley and electric light wires were put out of service, and the downpour which followed the electric storm filled the otherwise dam- aged property. reports that hall, which fell near there, destroyed many growing TWO MEN POWDBK EXPLOSION Windsor Mills, Quc., July operators, J. Caron ami H. Taylor, were lorn lo pieces when the powder shed of the Canadian Explosive Co. blew'up through Hie heat this morn- TO SEND Y1EAV8 Wishes to Present Mes sage Through Ambas- sador's Oltice Washington, .Inly lO.-Clrcat Hi tni'u lias taken the extraordinary stc of asking that tlic printing bill lu operating of the Panama Caua held up until tlie Utitisli. antliab sucior may present to this gove liwit a. note on the It arely that any foreign- govcrnmcn inilei'takcs to forward any 'matter o nternatioual business by a I'eques hat. may bo'regardeil as interfcrin vifh the internal affairs of the Unit -rt Slates.-The-gravity of the situa ion as viewed bjv'Orcat Uritain maj ic -imagined from the manner nethod taken to. her attitude o he operation of die canal--to tin .Mention uf this It is not the com iHinication may be tliat .is tbuhe pre entcd by the British ambassador. H s not supposed that there is any in ention or desire on the part o reat delay action liy con- rcss on the canal, but yet'the pro osal for diplomatic consideration o he questions implies tha here maj be suth a protracteii dis: ussion of the use of the .caiial as to ostponc all legislation on -the canal 0 another session. Ihe notlfic-ition rom_ the British mliassy that there was a desire av'o the malterTcpnsidcrcd diplomat- was this alternoon ail from Mitchell Innes, the charge 1 'the embassy, who is spending the ummcr at Kineo, Maine. Mr. Wil- the acting secretary 'of 'state romptly sent a note to Senator landinge chairman of the Senate Committee on inter oceanic canals mormmg him of1 the ncv. turr 'anama' canal affairs and submitting 3 him precisely, as 'he hail received t the re-juest of the British lent. In Nict of'Time The canal heloro Mr ramlage's committee and has the rospect of prompt consideration ant favorable report within a very lew ays. The British request came proh- bly just in the nick of time if it is o the cflect 01 delating consid ation of the measure in the Senate, ut this is not at all likely to be he ease. There, is. at both ends of le capital a strong feeling .that the 11 must be passed this session it IB organization ol the pernianent op ating force of the canal is to be ade in time for the opening of the project as proposed. Many of the expert employees of the caral are relieved iram daj to day and from their .number. Co! onel CoEthal's desires to organize the i 0 ce.- ijut without au- thonu of law for proceeding with Ibis organization he is powerleai .and it will not he long heiorc he mil encounter treat difficult) in finding the or more skilled op- eratives who will be required for the permanent force. There is no definite information in any official quarter here as to the precise protest grounds of Great Britain's against the pending bill which provides that the president may, in. his discretion, authorize free tolls or reduced tolls for American ships. But it is clear to all who are ;air.iliar with the long history, of di- plomacy m regard lo the Panama canal that it is the latter feature of the pending legislation about which Great Britain desires to parley with this f'ndci Ihe treaty of 1003 with Great is pro- vided in article -H that "the canal shall be free and 'open- to the vessels of commerce and war-of all'.nations Relieve XeiiraJgiJi NEHfflE MWIBS rour dmter -cannot: iilpplr the I. Mathlcu Co., Slwrtrooko, F. Q., bn pertiwU contil in white only, finished with two pair.of hose supporters, front and sides, in styles that fit the great .majority of fig- ures. Th. huge dirigible balloon Akron, wMeh exploded while making a trial flight at Atlantic City on Tueidly, luiing the deitht of Melvln Vanl- man, it, builder, and hn four com- panions. bserving these rules'on terms o! cn- that there shall be o discrimination against anv nation, its c ti7.ens, or subjects in respect the conditions or charges of trai- c or otherwise, and that all charges "lall he just and equitable." The principle ol equal tolls or no jlls has been affirmed in many, treal- s between ibis government and rcat Britain and 'American and [or- gn vessels entering shall gorern- accoidingly. HE POULTRY INDUSTRY OF CANADA During tne gutpiun 01 Inlon parliament, A. G. Gilbert, poul- y manager. at the Central' Experl- ental Farm, gave evidence before e select standing committee on ag- culture and ,colonization on the de- olopment ot the poultry Industry, ils evidence, which includcg an ad- followed by questions put to t. and aniwercd by him, has baen printed in. pamphlet for-m for public distribution. The subject i dealt Jwith under. thert'oHowing heads The -Value 6f.the poultry industry, how the industry is tending, the atti- tude of the farmer 'towards it, and the form ,'of best cal- culated to help'the farmer. It Is clearly shown that the dc: mand for eggs hrCanada has increas- ed much more rapidly than tlfe sup- ply during recent years. In 1S02 we exported to Great Britain egss to the valuo nine years later, the exports had fallen to less than a value of twenty-five thousand dollars while tho imports In 1911 reached a value approaching half a million dot- lb. It U pointed out thnt farmers are not taking full advantage of the high prices offered. for strictly new laid eggs at all seasons of the year. The good from these are being se- cured chicdy by specialists who. are often at the (HsadvantHgo, of haying to pay retail prices for feed, Much useful Information li: contained ia this paraph let which may be procured from Ihe Depart- ment of 'Regina Is to have a school to cost A Black Man's Victory Oh no! "noL Jack