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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 2, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta I'niDAY.-JUNE 2, 1010 TIIK LET1IB1I1DGE DAILY HERALD PAGE SEVEN __ Queen's A Pure Vanilla Baling Chocolate The smoothest, the richest, the most perfect choc- olate that can be manufactured from the cocoa bean. Sold everywhere. Made in Canada. Says There Will Be a Huge Shortage of Crops in America N. Baird, of the grain commission firm of Baird Botterell, is in tlio city from Winnipeg, after having spent a week looking over the grain situation in different parts of the province. Alberta, he says, ap- pears to be ten days ahead of either Saskatchewan or Manitoba in its grain crop, and the fields look uni- formly good throughout the province very encouraging promise. While there is generally conceded to be a decrease of acreage in the three pro- vinces, this is less true in Alberta than of the other territories. Mani- toba und Saskatchewan will have a decrease of between IJi and 20 per cent in acreage, owing to the inability of farmers to get onto the land last fall to do their plowing, because the big crop occupied the fields so late. The three provinces will probably show a decrease of acres. 'More stubble has been planted to crop this year than ever before, and in this respect Alberta is worse than the other territories, although Mani- toba and Saskatchewan have the big acreage of 25 per cent sown on stub- ble. What may be the redeeming fea- Sixty Years ihe Standard DR: POWDffl Made from cream of tartar derived from grapes. NO ALUM ture of this undesirable condition is the very excellent quality of the seed being used and the good supply of moisture. Their has been no shortage of moisture all over the west, Mr. Baird avers, and from now on the satisfactory outcome of the crop will depend entirely on continued good weather. Bushel .Shortage The statement lias been made by students of the grain question that there will be a shortage of bushels iu America this year as com- pared with last season. Very impor- tant damage. 10 winter wheat is ac- knowledged in the central states, due to winter kill, insects and poor grow- ing season. The American northwest is in much the same condition as the Canadian northwest, with a reduction in acreage but good promise of crop. In reference to the price situation, Mr. Baird declared the price or wheat would undoubtedly be higher on new crop influences were it not for the weigfit.of old supply. The visible sup- ply in Canada and the States was barely less than it was a year ago, while the invisible supply, viz., that still in the hands of the farmers, was believed to be much greater. Transportation facilities at the sea- board were still very defective, having a tendency to hold the visible supply at a high figure by making the clear- ance of visible supplies to consuming markets difficult It was unwise, Mr. Baird said, to make any prophecy concerning the future conduct of prices, as there was no guarantee as to the behavior of the principal fac- tor, the war. Any. overtures for peace would naturally result in a :iecline. Considering the extent of the war and with its continuance, Mr, Uaird thought foodstuffs including wheat were not.high. The labor question had not aa yet become a real problem with the farm- ers, Mr. Baird declares. PRE-MIAL AGE Theory Based on Finding of Body in British Columbia Has Been Exploded theory, based upon the discovery of a human skeleton In earth beds alleged to be of grout age, chat man had been present on tho North American continent at a- much earlier period than had ever been sup- posed, lias been exploded by the re- sults oE a. special investigation con- ducted by olllcials of the geological survey, which are published In the annual report of that branch. Just Tho discovery of the ruman re- mains, which wus made near Savona, 13. C., caused a mild scientific sensa- tion. It was made the subject of a paper presented to the Royal Society of Canada at its meeting last year, tho claim then being; made that the ii: which the remains were found were of glacial age. If this claim had been established, It would have given evidence of the presence of man long years before it has been considered that anything in human form existed In North America, and would have upset many theories hitherto held on this subject. The results of investigation, how- ever, dispose of the claim of any very great, antiquity for the rfimainn dis- covered. C. W. Drysdale looked into tfie geology of the locality where the discovery was made, while F. H. S. Knowles, of the anthropological branch, examined the skeleton, Mr, Drysdale's conclusion is that "the al- luvial series at this section is clearly of recent and not glacial age." Mr. Knowles, from an examination of the skeleton found, although it is in a somewhat defective condition, has been able to deduce that it is that of an Indian woman, well on in years, probably about 5 feet in height, who suffered from chronic rheumatism, led an active mode of life in her earliar years, and was accustomed to rest in a squatting posture, as usual among primitive peoples. The verdict of this scientific cor- oner's inquest is that "the woman may lave been drowned in Kamloops lake and her body buried along with the normal accumulation of silts and gra vels on the lake bottom." RAINY. LAKE IS RISING Fort Frances, Ont., June Lake is still rising. Heavy rains to- day and tonight make the situation here again serious. The power com- pany is doing all it can to avert the closing down of the mills. BUCK WILL NOT BE DEPORTED FROM U.S. Wichita, Kansas, June ng to a telegram received here todaj yy McGill and Hudson, lawyers foi Geo. W. Buck, the ex-Calgary oil pro moter, the action to deport Buck be> 'ore the United Stutcs department oE abor has been dismissed and Buck's bond ordered cancelled. There is but one charge left for the return of Buck to Canada, state the awyers, and that lies in the extra lition charge which will be heard to- morrow by the United States com- missioner here. His extradition on ,he charge by J. D. Nicholsonj chiei detective, that he used his office ol director in the Black Diamond Co. to defraud. GIVE THE VISITORS THE BEST in the city by getting some of .our EXPERIMENTAL FARM BEEF which we agaili were successful in securing... This is.scientific- ally produced and will be fresh killed for tomorrow. Delanys Limited Phone 452 You Appreciate a Real Bargain i, M. When You Buy a Good Article at a Low Price You can get that real bargain here this week-end, both in Ready-to-wear Garments or in Piece Goods. Look over the list of thing's mentioned in this ad., then come and see the merchandise you'll buy, "and get a real bargain." BARGAIN NO. I. Women's Serge Suits Navy blue only. Plain tailored styles, satin lined coats. Plain full skirts. Sizes 34, 36, 38 only. A REAL BARGAIN AT BARGAIN NO. VI. Ladies' white voile Waists All the new styles In this lot. Some quite plain, others are heavily embroid- ered, all have convertible collars. Sizes 34 up to 44. A REAL BARGAIN AT BARGAIN NO. VIII. Girls' White Middies All white with large collar and breast pocket. All sizes from eight years up to sixteen. A REAL BARGAIN AT 50c BARGAIN NO. II. Women's Fine Suits Serges and Poplins; also a few silk suits. Colors navy, tan. grey and brown. Sizes 34 to 42. Melted or plain styles. A REAL BARGAIN AT BARGAIN NO. III. Women s Spring Coats Serge, corduroy and tweed. Navy, black, grey mixtures. Stylish garments. Belted or plain full backs. A REAL BARGAIN AT S10.00 BARGAIN NO IV. Ladies' Black Umbrellas Full size, well and strongly ribbed. Pretty wood handles, fast color gloria cloth that won't cut. A REAL BARGAIN AT SCARCE GOODS Now in Stock All numbers in Peri Lusta Crochet Cottons white and colors Oepe do Chene Handker- chiefs, plain hems or fancy styles KNITTING Gray, Black and Khaki BOYS' STRONG TWEED 'BLOOMERS BOYS' SHIRT WAISTS BARGAIN NO. IX. White Cotton Crepe Thirty inch pure white cotton crepe for underwear. Fine close weave. Narrow self stripes. A REAL BARGAIN 15c BARGAIN NO. X. Black Pailette Silk 36-inch black dress silk, a quality we can guarantee to give satisfactory wear for skirts, blouses or full dress. Only 76 yards of this quality to sell. A REAL BARGAIN AT BARGAIN NO. XI. Women's Cotton Vests Fine ribbed cotton, under vests, with- out sleeve or half sleeve. A REAL BARGAIN AT 15c BARGAIN NO. V. Boys'; Wash Suits Little Boys' wash suits made from re-' liable materials in neat styles. Stripes or plain. Sizes 2 to 6 years, A REAL BARGAIN AT 75c BARGAIN NO. VII. Women's Wash Skirts Pure white French rep, made full and trimmed with pearl buttons and (patch pockets, well made throughout. Sizes 33 to 30 inch waistband, A REAL BARGAIN AT BARGAIN NO. XII. Women's Allover Aprons Made from fast color prints, light or dark shades. You couldn't buy the roa- terial at this price. A REAL BARGAIN AT................ 65c We Now Have a Very Complete Stock of Hosiery for Women and Children In Silk, Lisle, Cotton or Cashmere, all at prices below actual market value. The Simpson Co., Ltd, MI BIG YIELDS Nobleford, Juno negotiations for a farmer's elevator are now prac- .ically concluded. Mr. Quinsey, the ocal U. P. A. organizer, has been very busy working the thing up, and we mderstand that nearly all the. shares tor which farmers are required to sub- Open Up a Health Account that will yield greater enjoyment, of life and higher efficiency in work. out heavy Winter foods and eat Shredded Wheat Biscuit with fresh fruits and green vegetables. Shredded Wheat is ready-cooked. De- licious for breakfast with milk or cream; for luncheon or any meal with berries or other fruits. Made in Canada. scribe have been taken. The local elevator capacity has been found to be very insufficient for the needs of the district, and a farmer's elevator will be a great boon this fall. There is undoubtedly a lot of water at the town well near to the depot, but it seems .very difficult to get at it. Next Sunday, being the first in the month, will be observed as missionary Sabbath, at the'morning service and Sabbath school. The optimism of the farmers after the rains of the past fortnight seems to bo unassailable. Each one to whom we speak is sure of a bumper crop, and one farmer west of town told us that he figures on a yield of fifty bushels of wheat to the acre on his land. The man with a grouch is a minus quantity these days. Consolidated School A meeting was held on Monday morning to arrange for the initial ;teps towards consolidation of the lo- cal school districts. Each district will be thoroughly canvassed, a committee being appointed for that purpose. Meanwhile information is being ga- thered from all available sources on every phase of the question, and cir- culars will be distributed among ihe taxpayers of each "district affected. The Nobleford Red Cross society acknowledges the -following articles which 'have been made by the work- ers in the outside districts: New- pyjama suits, 16 T 56 white handkerchiefs. 6 sheets, 8 surgical shirts, 1 pair socks. Total 89 articles. flannel shirts. 14 T bandages, 2 abdominal bandages, 1 pyjama coat, 6 personal .property bagsi Total 31 articles. White Lake, per Mrs. Burns-r-6 sheets, 5 pairs of nurses' sleeves, 2 personal property bags, 2 T bandages, 20 gingham hand-, kerchiefs. Total 35 articles. The Red Cross society desires to express its appreciation of tho work done by the ladies in these districts, and especially of the efforts of; Mrs J. Clark, Mrs. Gleason and Mrs. Bnrns, who have greatly assisted in organizing the work. FREE MASONS ELECT OFFICERS Banff, Alia., June the annual elections this morning of the Grand Lodge of Alberta, A.F. A.M., B. J. Bishop, lawyer, -of was elected grand master; W. M. Conna- cher, manager Bank of Nova Scotia, Calgary, deputy grand master and W.' ,T. Red Deer, grand senior warden. Dr. H. Darling, Edmonton, was elected grand junior warden, and Gep. McDonald, Calgary (on ac- tive seryise) was elected grand retary. S. J. Blair was re-elected grand secretary. Rev. Robt." Hughes, who atone time was a well kflown Presbyterian minis- ter in Eastern Ontario, died .m Wor- cester, Real Economy Mifgettft the purchase of the D At A or the La Diva CorceU. There ii Kyle to fit year figure. Compare iti worfc- maotbip and natcrial, comfort and appearance with other Efficient manufacturing and very large Mien enable you (hoe "M -in-Canada" Corieti at about what imported which are 10 better, led for. Every D A A and La Di Cortci is a real gain. ;