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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JULY 21, 1917 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD PAGE ELEVEN Bargains That Will Keep Us Busy from 7 till 10 o'clock. They are out on the Bargain Tables Ticketed and Ready for Your Inspection The Rummage Sale Will be Continued all Next Week Owing to several Big Shipments, which Mr. Rylands has bought in the East, arriving too late for Saturday's business we will continue the Rummage Sale until further notice. See Window Display. DEALERS GETTING II Toronto, July 20.-VV. T. Moore, president, and C. B. Watts, secretary of tho Dominion Millers', association, were heard, beforo tho board of grain supervisors this morning. Mr. Moore pointed out that the average cash price of wheat at Winnipeg during a certain recent period was $2.55%, �while the price quoted here, at Georgian Bay ports was ?2.72%, a difference of practically 18c. "We fool tfiat eight cents should have boon sufficient to bring tho Wheat from Tort William," ho declared. "This leaves a balance of 10 cents for the doalers, and whether or not this is just is a matter which may well bo brought beforo this board. Tho millers of Ontario are up against this problem and for their benefit and the benefit of the ultimate consumer every cent of unnecessary expense should be eliminated." Mr. Watts pointed out tho necessity of reducing the costs between farmer tind miller, and farmer and consumer. Ho cited the elevator chargos, 12 Vi cents at Fort William and cents on this sido of the lakes. He said there was a monopoly of the rankest kind In marine insurance. A man now chartering a boat could not place the insurance where he- chose, but must place it with the agent or the owner of tho boat. "We could save $250 on the chartering of n boat if wo could place tho insurance whero we please," lie Btated. "Last year one agent made from sixty to seventy thousand dollars." There was also a monopoly of lako boats too, because one big competitor was absorbed last year by the Canada Steamship linos. Tho government should step in and regulate rates. He was not in favor, he said, of bringing lake rates under tho control of the board of rnllway commissioners, because such rates fluctuate too rapidly. RIGHT TO SURRENDER CANADIAN WAR BONDS Ottawa, July 20.-An order in council dated July 1G, li>17, has been passed providing that' holders of bonds of tho war loan issue of $100,000,000 maturing October 1, 1931 and holders of bonds of the war loan issue of $150,-000,000 maturing March 1; 1037, be granted tho right to surrender their bonds at tho issue price, namely !)7% in the case of the issue maturing on October 1, 1931, and 96.In., the case of issuo maturing on March 1, 1937, plus accrued interest in each case, as the equivalent of cash-In payment of any allotment made utidor the terms of the prospectus of any' future Canadian war loan issue other than issue made abroad of bonds of a maturity of 20 years or more. Informal announnoment was made a few days ago that this step would bo takon in connection with further war loan issues. EVERY WOMAN IN THE WORLD WOULD BE OLAc TO RECEIVE ONE MORE NEW IUNG, SO WOULD EVERY MAN. A RING IS A MARK OF AFFECTION EVER BEFORE THE EYE OF THE WEARER. WHEN IN DOUBT, GIVE A RING. IF IN DOUBT ABOUT WHERE TO GET THE RING, COME SEE OURS AND YOUR DOUBTS WILL FLEE. WE CAN PLEASE YOU; OUR RINGS, WILL PLEASE YOUR FRIENDS. WE MAKE "QUALITY" RIGHT; THEN THE PRICE RIGHT. ARMSTRONG & RAWORTH FIFTH STREET 80UTH CLASH BETWEEN FINNS AND RUSS. FORCES EXPECTED Holsingfors, Finland, July 19.-(Delayed).-A conflict with Russia is regarded as inevitable because of the action of the Finnish diet in auoptlng a bill granting independence to Finland. The socialist members to parliament assert, however, that Petro-grad as its hands too full with its own troubles to attempt repression. Announcement of the vote was received by prolonged cheers and cries of 'Long live Finland," and "end Russian connection." The district court thereafter rejected 104 to 87, a proposal by a member of the young Finnish parliament That the law, as described by the constitution be submitted for Russia's approval or vote. HAVE ATTEMPTED LIFE OF, KAISER Amstordam, July 20.-An attempt on Emperor William's life by two Americans was reported today by a person who states that he knows the circumstances. According to Ills story two men managed to get near the emperor at great headquarters on July 3. They woro seized, the tale goes, and were found to possess revolvers. It is said these men had been promised it large reward by an American millionaire for killing the emperor and that they were shot 24 hours after their arrest. No names or further particulars are available and the story has not been confirmed. Tho foregoing is an elaboration of a Reuter dispatch from Amsterdam last night which said the story must be treated with necessary reserve. Mr. and Mrs. J. Virtue left today In their car for Banff.  �  Colonel Groves of Missouri In visiting his daughter, Mrs. T. B. Dunham, ] at Coaldalc.    MIbb Sybil Welch of Okot.okn, Is the guest of Miss Agnes Davidson, Gth Ave A. South.  � * Mrs. J. R. Armstrong of Wilson Siding has returned from an extended vis-It to California.    Mrs. J. R. Oliver nnd children are leaving on Monday morning to spend a holiday at Proctor, 15.C.   � Mr. and Mrs. Joscjih Draper of Chicago, 111., aro tho guest.s of their daughter, Mrs. W. P. Craig.   � Mr. and Mrs. Howell Harris are leaving In a few days to lake up their permauont residence In California.   * Mrs. Sidney Jackson with her children and her guest. Miss Cox. of St. Louis, left yesterday for Banff.    Miss Ruth McMillan of Calgary, who has been In Medicine Hat is visiting friends in the city on lier way home.  � * Miss Elise Saxer of Pinchcr Crock, has arrived in tho city to outer tho Gait hospital to train for a nurse.    Mr. A. R. Groff, of the staff of the Journal, Edmonton, Is visiting his son, C. G. Groff, of the Herald, for a few days.    Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Peacock are leaving for Banff today where Mrs. Peacock will take treatment at tho Brett hospital.  * * Mr. and Mrs. W. R. MacFarlano of Calgary, returned yesterday after spending a few days with Miss M. Knapp.   � Miss Thelma Lewis, who Is a nurse in training at an Edmonton hospital, is spending her holidays with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. Lewis.    The Art Needlework club will meet tit Henderson Lake on Monday afternoon. Husbands and friends of the members are Invited for tea.    Judge and Mrs. J. A. Jackson left this afternoon to visit relatives at Sea-forth and Blythe, Ont., where their children have been staying since the end of June.    Mrs. O. W. Kerr arrived In the city this morning from Minneapolis to spend a few days iwlth her husband Later Mr. and Mrs.'Kerr will motor to Spokane, going by! way of Glacier Park.    Mrs. J. O. Hanna has arrived in the city from Winnipeg to join, her hus band, who is managing-director of tho Federal Coals. Ltd. Mr. and Mrs. Hanna are living in the L. M. Johnstone home on Fourth avenue.  * * The annual garden party given by Hon. and Mrs. Duncan Marshall at their farm east of Olds was held on Friday last, and was a very successful affair. The weather was ideal, and something over S50 guests were in attendance. A good deal of interest was added to the gathering by the presence of President Curtis, of the Amos, la., Agricultural college, and President Carlyle, of the Oklahoma Agricultural college, and the many former residents of those slates enjoyed the reunion. The men spent a good deal of time among tho shorthorns at the barns, and the children onjoyed playing with the herd of Shetland ponies, some 27 of which Master Duncan Marshall had gathered' in a yard near the house, with which to entertain tho kiddles. There were also races for the boys and girls, under the direction of Mr. Pullcover. Dinner was served In a large marquee, where the tables were prettily decorated with flowers; and later all gathered round while Hon. Mr. Marshall introduced the following .speakers: President Carlyle, President Curtis, Dr. J. C. Rutherford, Liout. C. B. Reilly (returned from France), Mr. G. H. Hutton, superintendent of the Lacombo Dominion experimental farm, and Mr. John Blue, provincial librarian. Every address was not only appropriate to tho occasion, but was filled with matter both Interesting and entertaining. The orchestra that had been furnishing music, during the afternoon turned its in-p'rumontR to the rhythmic of the dance, and the young folks enjoyed themselves on tt.e lawn and in the house until midnight. TO DEATH IN RY. YARDS Saskatoon, July 21.-Albert O. Gld-dings, 34 years old was crushed to death this morning in the C. N. R. yards here, he was passing between two stationary freight cars when a shunting engine backed one car up, killing Fireman Giddings instantly, He was married. * ? * ? ? 4 EXCISE REVENUE. *     Ottawa, July 20.-Diminution in the consumption of liquor hus not militated against the excise revenue of tho country. For the month of June tho rovonue was {2,130,006, as compared with �2,106,D92 in June last year. Tobacco furnished the greatest revenue. PRIZES FOR MEMORIAL PLAQUE Ottawa, July 20.-Tho BrltUh government announces prizes for models of a memorial plaque to bo given to the next of kin of soldiers and sailors who have fallon In the war. The following cable has been received by the government from the colonial secretary: 'His Majesty's government offers prizes amounting in all to .�500 in proportions to bo afterward decided, for a limited number of the most successful models for a small memorial plaque In bronzo to be given to the next of kin of the members of his majesty's naval and military forces who have fallen in the war. Names of competitors will not be revealed to the judges and the name of tho successful artist or artists will alone be published. All competitors must be Brlttsh-born subjects. Designs are to be delivered hore by Nov. 1 noxt." , Full dotails which are following by mall should be available at Ottawa within a fortnight when intending competitors may address inquiries to Sir Joseph Pope, under secretary of �title (or external attain. Suppose You Are in a Dining Car? You will probably want a light meal, but still nourishing and sustaining. Try * * TOASTED CORH FLAKES and note how fresh and bright you feel. Also note the economy compared with the cost of other foods. The same ratio of economy will apply in your home. And insist on the original in the red, white and green package. Made in Canada for over eleven years. The Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Co., Limited. Head Office and Factory: London, Ont. One of the Fashion plate ensembles In the New York Casino Theatre musical comedy success "Flora Bella" which is at the Majestic Theatre tonight. London, July 21.-Today's official statement follows: "Wo raided tho enemy's trenches last night at Groon-land hill, north of Reteux, tho hostile garrison hurriedly withdrew on tho approach of our troops. "Successful raids were made by us southwest of La Bassee and south of Arnientiorcs. Gorman positions were entered on a wido front, a number of the enemy wero killed and his dugouts wore bombarded. Hostile raiding parties wero repulsed north of Havlncourt Wood and south of Armentleres." available craft for fighting submarines. It will require 18 months to feel tho effect of American construction. Tho whole subject boils down to these terms: First, either Germany must stop from exhaustion; second, the allied armies must march victorious into Berlin; third, some now scientific instrument or weapon must be invented to put tho submarine out of business, fourth, a more effective URe must bo made of destroyers and other craft caul armed merchantmen, or, fifth, the crisis which will Inevitably come in a few months must be tided over by withdrawing shipping now used in ventures qlsewhoro. An expedient very diffjcult and of doubtful efficacy. Skin Sufferers You will sigh with relief at the first magic touch of D.D.D., the soothing, wash of oils. Many of our customers thank us for this advice. You will too. Try D.D.D. today. We guarantee It.- J. D. Htglnbotham & Co. Ltd., Druggists, Loth bridge.-Advertisement. GRAVITY OF SUBMARINE 8ITUATION. London, July 20.-The gravity of tho submarine situation immediately appears from the figures themselves. Losses aro being sustained at a rata which can only have ono result if maintained and the only now resources available for decreasing those losses are American warships. - The British navy 1b stretched to Its capacity to take euro of its many duties, which include the use of every ? : : : LEN1NE ARRESTED. London, July 21.-A dispatch to tho Dally News from Potro-grad says it is rumorod there that Lenlne, loader of the extremists and bovoii of his lieutenants have been arrested while trying to escape to Kroustadt, Super-Bacon^ Better than just "pkiin" bacon .......in quality", flavor and economj?. Selected, smoked ^gps and cured with alvJe^s ona aim in vies?.....HIGH QUALITY. ALL GOOD DEAUnS SELL "SWEET CLOVER" PRODUCTS Cordon Ironside & Fares WVtf&SteiX. wtmlp* � Moot* Jam -T 3617 38 ;