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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 21, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, JULY 2t, 1917 THE LETIfBniD(iE DAILY HEPALD PAGE FIVE CAUGHT ON POULTRY MARKET Chicago, July 20.-A falling market has caught speculators In dressed poultry In tho Unttod States with more man 51,000,000 pounds of the cold itorngo products on their hands, according to local dealers who blame u big crop, disappointing volumo of exports and high prlcos for tho condition. FOR HALE OR TRADE CHEAP 20 hear1 of good young sound horses and mares from 1300 to 1700 lbs. Some good matched teams. These horses are all well broken and ready to go to hard work. Can be seen at Letlibi'frlgc Sale and Feed Barn 184-4 Painting: Decorating Morgan 964 11th Street 3. & Whittaker 612 7th Street S. Phone 1820 Autos Painted Paperhanging DIRECTORY OP AUTO LIVERY AND DRAYING The Hudson Auto Livery A BIG 7-PA8SENGER CAR Stand: Palace Confectionery Phone No. 688 Retidwit Calls, day or night, No. 1269. "Meet Me at the Palace" MUCH LUMBER LOST IN FLAGSTONE FIRE Over Million Feet Gone-W. R. Wilson Has Not Resigned Position at Fernie (Snttcln! to tho Herald) Fornle, July 20.-Tho flro which destroyed tho lumhcr'ln the yards of the Hock Creek Lumber Co., at.Flagstone on Wednesday evening caused the loss of a little over one million foet of select lumber, which had boon piled separately from dimension and rough lumber. The loss Is therefore quite heavy, as the lumber was all select, number one stock wliich had been accumulated during tho season. There was considerable Insurance and the loss will fall upon the insurance companies ratl/or than Joyce Brothers, the owners. A forest flro Ik raging upon the head waters of Bull Hirer, which started day before yesterday and tlio high temperature, accompanied by excessively high winds, yesterday and today reridorii fighting the conflagration a most difficult task. It is supposed the fire originated In the slashings of the'loggers working for the C. P. ft. company. Unless a change In the weather takes' place soon this fire is liable to destroy a large amount of standing timber, as the conditions are all favorable tor the continuance of fires when once Btarted. W. R. Wilson, general manager of tho Crow's Nest Pass Coal Company left today by the Great Northern for tho West, to bo gone several days on company business. Mr. O. E. 9. Whiteside, manager at Coleman accompanied Mr. Wilson. Rumors have been rife since the settlement of the labor troubles in the mining district, that Mr. Wilson had resigned, but this Is not the case, Mr. Wilson, It is understood, tendered his resignation, but the directorate were unanimously opposed to Changing management, and pursuaded Mr. Wilson to continue In his office. The output of coal la Increasing daily and will soon be at normal. RECEIVE ENTRY BY ATTORNEY Ottawa, July 20.-An order-in-council has been passed providing that in the enso of any entrant for b homestead, preemption or purchased homestead who, by reason of his sorvir.e in tho military or naval forces, Is unable to make application in person for the issue of tho patent for his homesteud, the minister of tho interior shall receive an application made by tho legally authorized attorney of the (intrant, and deal with tho same, as If it had been made by the entrant himself. What the Press Agents Say WON'T ENFORCE THE ACT TILL AFTER OTT'S AUTO LIVERY � Day Phone 1840 Night Phone 787 tt You Are Going to Waterton Lakes Phone Boulton's Auto Livery W�e will be ofad to give you-all Information possible. Our rates are reasonable. Phone 1206, Lsthbrldge, Alta. - Phone 1717 THE ATLAS Transfer BAO.GAGE EXPRESS COAL C. O. D. Off let at Frank Miles' Shoe Store. Residence Phono 1039 EVER-READY AUTO LIVERY PHONES Day  1808 Night  716 WE'RE ALWAYS READY COMPLETE PLANS II F Winnipeg, July 20.-An Ottawa dispatch to the Winnipeg Free Press today says In part: "From present Indications there is little likelihood that any attempt will be made to actually enforce tho conscription act until after the coming election. 'It is possible that the government will go ahead with tho appointment of tribunals and boards, but the call Ing out of tho classes will. It Is ex pected bo left In abeyance until the voice of the people has been heard, and a new parliament has been elected. The act meanwhile will remain on the statute books. "All the penalties provided "-"r in citing against the act, however, will become applicable as Boon as the bill receives the royal assent and becomes law." SA8K. GRAIN GROWERS. Washington, July 20.-Plans by which the United Statea will relieve Great Britain of the task of rationing the European neutral countries have about reached completion. Within a short time, it was learned yesterday, the British system of issuing letters of assurance for American exports to the neutral wfll be entirely super-coded by the export license arrangement. Although th* Unltod States has been issuing export licenses for nearly a week shipments licensed have no guarantee against British seizure unless letters of assurance are obtained also from the British embassy here. The harden of keeping supplies from reaching Germany therefore still rests on the British. The administration, it was said yesterday, has finally determined on a strict rationing plan, and through its agents abroad will keep a close cheek on trade between the neutrals and the central powers. Great Britain will continue to supervise shipments from South American countries to Europe. Moose Jaw, July 20.-The first an nual convention of the order of grain buyers was closed today at noon. The election of officers resulted as follows: President-E. E. Sullivan, Gravel-bourg. Secretary-treasurer - James Law, Moose Jaw. Vice-presidents-George Lockwood, Plnkham; Mr. Bell, Verwood; Mr. Duffy, Swift Current and Mr. Swallow, Thcodor. Directors-Mr. Rockwell, Allsbury; Mr. OdelT, Morse; Mrs. Reekie, Tug- Washington, July 20.-Tho lottery to fix tho order of liability for military service of the 10,0no,o00 men registered for tho WW began at 0.1!) o'clock this morning. Tonight every man will know whether ho Is among tho first 1,370,000 to bo called beforo local exemption boards. From tho 1,370,000 the boardb aro to select 087,000 for America's first draft army of 500,00(1 and to fill up vacancies in the National Guard and the regulor army. In a committee room of the senate building, with representatives of tho press present, war department officials and members of I lie senate ami house military committees began (lie drawing of 10,500 slips bearing numbers corresponding with tho serial number o� each registrant in tho lar-gaat district In tho country. Secretary Baker wa� tlio first man to withdraw a capsule-enclosed slip from a great glass bowl. Blindfolded, he drew number 2."8. In every district in which as many as "58 men aro registered, number 258 heads tho list of those to be called. Chairman Chamberlain of tho senate military committee, bllndfoldod apd plainly nervous, drew a capsule. "The second number is 2,522," shouted the announcer. Chairman Dent of tho house military committee drew the third number of 9,61,"!. Senator Warren and Representative Kahn, ranking minority mombers of the senate and tho house military committees drew tlio next two numbers, 4,532 and 10,218. Major Tasker H. Bliss, acting chief of Btaff of tho army, drew the sixth number. Provost Marshal-General Crowder drew 3,403 and Adjutant-General Mo-Cain, the eighth man to draw, took number 10,015. The drafting was then turned over to the appointed tellers who, blindfolded, took from the bowl numbers ^s fast as the announcer and the tally iicKirks could keep pace. In the first thousand numbers drawn there woro 270 numbers which affected the normal district of 3,000 registrants. Applying this to tho entire country these 270 serial numbers below 3,000 should designate approximately 1,200,000 names. aake; Mr. Shipglor, Morton, Qu'Appelle. Waseca; Mr. ARTILLERYMAN HONORED Ottawa, July 20.-Lieut. Clem King, who joined an Ottawa battery of artillery, and was one of the Vimy ridge heroes, waa decorated on the field by the king on bis recent visit to the battle front. Lieut. King who is a son of T. W. King of the parliamentary pxoBs gallery, has been acting as adjutant of the 0th brigade. REORGANIZE -RED CR088 DRAYING Phones 1345 or 1356 Turner & Witchall Office at Kennedy's 410 13th St DRAYING Of All Kinds WesternTransferCo. Limited Cfflce-C, P. R. Freight Shads PHONES Office ........... 1163 Stables .......... 1064 Chicago, July 20.-Plana for the reorganization of the American Red Cross by the introduction of systematic methods in handling lta affairs and spending the $100,000,000 which the American people have placed at its disposal, were discussed here, today at a conference of managers and department heads from 40 states. WILL LECTURE AT BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. A. G. Baker, missionary for many years in South America will give a lecture on conditions as they are in that country, from the social, political and religious aspects in First Baptist church Monday evening at 8.30. Mr. Baker is a scholar of high order and a speaker of first rate ability and his lecture has all the variations of interest common to pioneer "work. He was selected as ono of tho leaders of the Panama conference for the evangelization of South America and recognized as one of the best authorities on conditions generally in that land. He is on his wny to Chicago wher.e he will be engaged for some time on translation work for the Spanish mission. An invitation is hereby extended to all to hear this instructive and in-, forming lecture. Tho missionary organizations of the various churches are specially invited. SAD SHOOTING TRAGEDY. Montreal, July 20.-Ronald Nault, aged 6, this morning shot and killed his fourteen year old brother after telling him to get up to go to work, and thinking to hurry the lad, Ronald got a revolver which happened to be loaded and after calling upon Fran-cIb to get up pulled the trigger. Francis was shot through the eye. L PROBE THE REPORT Ottawa, July 20.-Sir Robert Borden has written a letter to tho William Davies company, stating that he agrees that it is desirable that there should be a Judicial investigation Into the report of W. F. O'Connor, commissioner of the high cost of living, which alleges that high profits were made by this company in connection with its sales of bacon. A POOR COUNTER "He's an expert accountant." "I don't believe it." "Why not?" "I plas'ed golf with him tho other day and the scores he handed in convinced me that bo had never studied arithmetic." AT THfci KMPHKriri ! Patrons of tlio Kmprosa theatre tonight are assured (-lover entertainment. In tho displays of Bluebird's latent production, "Southern Justice." Lynn K. Hrynobls, who has brought so many lino pictures to the Bluebird series, directed the feature and Myrtle Gonzalez and George Hernandez will bo the principal players. Here Is a piny without downright, crime or very serious villainy, yet. It will be replete with exciting cpisodos and stirring situations, to satisfy the most exacting candidate for moving plriuro "thrills." AT THE ORPHEUM Madame Olga I'ntrova in "What Will Peoplo Say," will be shown for the last time tonight, and tlio big serial "Liberty" also conies to a happy conclusion. See this very exciting finish. Monday next, tlio world's greatest chapter play, "Tin Broken Coin," will make, its tlrst appearance at tho. Or phoum ami Mr. J. ft. Hall, Canada's loading baritone, will sing now and patriotic songs. AT THE MAJESTIC "Flora Holla" at tho Majestic tonight. What is unquestionably the | very finest musical comedy that has : visited Lethbridge during the past \ four yc.?is will be at the Majestic theatre tonight.-remember, for tonight only. This is John fort's unprecedented New York Casino theatre success. "Flora 13 ella." To this attraction, for the information of local patrons of the Majestic, Manager Brown is giving his absolute guarantee. With tho company of seventy people, is the exact original cast which appeared in the Now York presentation, one of the most fascinating singing choruses ever coaxed from Broadway, and a splendid orchestra. Two carloads of special and most elaborate scenery will pull into the city on the south train at four o'clock this afternoon. A crew of twenty-five stage hands are required to "work" tho show. All seats will bo on sale at Hcdley's until seven p.m., after which hour the tickets will bo on sale at tho box office. | Special ventilating facilities have boon I installed in the theatre to combat tho ' hot weather. AT STARBAND Kathlyn Williams and Theodore Roberts in "The Cost of Hatred"'will be tho offering at Starland for the last times tonight. These stars, who are both extremely popular and well known, supported by an excellent cast in an excellent play make the picture ono of the most interesting and enjoyable seen in tlio city for sonfb time. How would you manage a husbund? Some one has said, "Feed the bruite." However, Fannie Ward, tho popular comedienne, who will appear at Star-land Monday and Tuesday in "A School For Husbands," demonstrates that there are other systems of management which are more effective than feeding. In this splendid feature Miss Ward wears some of her most stunning dresses and costumes, which, when one considers the fact that her wardrobe contains perhaps the most elaborate collection of drcss-os and jewels in America, is saying much. She is supported in the play by her husband, Jack Dean. In addition to the feature, that funny little comedian, Chester Conklln, who sprang into prominence playing in support of Charles Chaplin, will bo seen In another splendid Sennett-Keystone two-reel comedy, "Dodging His Doom." These good clean comedies are becoming very popular with the patrons of Starland. One will be shown every Monday and Tuesday. They are very funny without being coarse or vulgar and aro most enjoyable. The treat that its lovers learn to expect from a cup of "SEAL BRAND" COFFEE, is always realized to the full _._ for "Seal Brand" holds its aroma and flavour to the la^l spoonful in the air-tight can. In yi% 1 and 2 pound tins. Whole- ground-pulverized-also fine v;roun, iijqo, Tie, n� SEATS ON SALE AT HEDLCV'S NOW TONIGHT LAST TIME .Mme.Petrova and "Liberty" In "What Will People Say, a Metre I Lett Chaster. At*, WeeMy ar# Wonderalay In PK� Aeta, "Qlanfs ef the- Amerleu ft ;