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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - June 3, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta Till: LKTH1JKIDGK DAILY HKRAT.D Tuesday, June 3, PUBLIC EDf f IT'S A PROVEN FACT that the trade of this and fully appreciate genuine bargain feasts--Nothing could be more convincing to you than the prices we are making on only DEPEND-ON MERCHANDISE. Extraordinary measures have we taken to sell the ______________________required amount in such a short period of time. It is a death-blow to high prices. Ladies' Ready-to-Wear Department Values Extraordinary! Starting with Ladies' Suits at Half Price. Other .splendid values in House Dresses, Silk Waists, Wash Waists, Corsets. Summer Wash Fabrics and'Embroideries all Greatly Reduced. I'ancy Linens for June Brides at prices away below ordinary.. Only a Few More Days and our House Furnish- ings Department Must be Cleared-This Means Carpets, Rugs, Linoleums, Floor Oils, Curtains, Comforters and Blinds. Men! If you need a Suit, we can save you money; it costs you nothing to investigate prices. A Square Deal THE BENTLEY CO., Ltd. Your money Cheerfully Refunded for the asking, if your does, not prove as represented. CAN WE OFFER MOREI m is i Move on to Bombard Govern- ment With Petitions and Resolutions on the Question 'The asiiaiion in of throwing open ihe Blocd Indian Reseijre to farmers under a grazing lease sjsteni and driving off the big meat trust in- terests which have been enjovlng a monopoly of tha privilege for my ears has spread lite wildfire out Southern-Alberta, and the troub- lC3 of the'homesteaders on'the old Mclntyre ranch with the big bunches acd cattle that are roiming over their cultivated Jands only actuated tbe desire o[ the farmers to have up-to-date agricultural methods ndoplc-d. The interests of [hose who en'gaee in selling their cattle and these 'fiic do tome butchering and occasionally ship dressed meats is likewise enhanced because of the re- cognized fact that taese bis leases south country enable the beef tryst to Keep enough cattle in reserve to.ffoil the Market just nhen. they fcel Hice.it, giving them the whip hand oi the live stock business more or.Iess all the jear round. Tliat these interests are preparing for a bitter fight is reparied from Ottawa, where they are using every influence avAil- abic to secure a renewal of their lease, and as yet the government has net committed Itzelf beyond a siate- nient made in Ihe Commons Saturday light that It had' the request of the farmers for the opening uu of the big leased graiins tracts ia smatl parcels tothe'nixcd fanners under considera- tion. The advocates of tbe small leases are r.oi Idle either, and they organizing for a strong support- fng column to advance on the Ottawa and miie it a concrete eiample (hat rights arid needs ot the firming communities, are of first im- portance, and that it will redound to the. credit of all If the are given a chance to what they can; do on a reserve of grazing privileges it a "nominal rent-' The Associate Hoard; of Trade of Eonthern Alberta has approved of the 1'ian lo widen the 'productiveness of Southern Alberts through pernlllinc farmers to utilize these lands ralher Ihtn release them to hi? la- terals and continue the strife that IB alrjost annual along the borders of ihe roerte. it's secretary. D. Jlnlcr, ton? been making a very thor- ough investigation oi conditions, and has had reports from many farmers in all around tbe reserve, and Ii a unaaimoin sentiment fn favor of (he project to only to aclc-al farmers, Of Canada" end In small parcels. Tho Boards oi Trade of tbc2r. (I fs the ment cf those uiging increased mixc-1 fa mil tiff that the leases should be granted only (o citizens of Canada, and thil preference in allotment fltiO'iM glvss to for emal] a condition that land so teased shall bi 'suitably fenced. Further that not onlj b-it ehtep, hozs and other marketable live sliall be p'jrmitled t6 graxc on the landa zo "Thero 30 rrijiajnlng In v.Mch to urge upon tlic thp of the of fainiers Kvery orEanlzAtfon the Interest' of the at heart, acfl particularly all Boards of Trade, ivhttber or not affiliated with the As- sociate Boards ol Southern Alberta, exhibition "and asrlcultural societies, farmers'- union's' lodges and institutes, 'hoikld consider act on ibis matter at once, whether in'receipt of a form- al request lo do so cr not. To aid all n dolog so at the next, am] "WJIEriBAS, the tendency of large grarlng lease on Is to ihe of the ers and farmers cultivati jacent well as to thg-ln- dians resident--uiion. a portion of the reserve, and the depredations of large bands of cattle roaming at large :ausc severe financial losses and great distress to tbe homesteaders and farmers, according to reports, .and "WHEREAS, the big cattle interests operating the lease nt present and similar leases on reserves, represent- r.g as they do what commonly known and recognized as .the beef do not, H is claimed, exercise the care they should to prevent such depredations, and that tbese big leases enable tuem to keep enough cattle In reserve to spoil- the marhei for thfe sraall'preducing mixed, farmef' whenever they" see fit, and ueually to his disadvantage, and "WHBRgAS. the lease, of. these grazing lands for a term of yeau in small parcels will tend to increase Ihe products of the Jarnurs'and ad- vance mixed farming-, making more profitable the agricultural production of Alberta and adding rnaleVially to the prosperity of Southern Albfiria, In which all ed, thtrefore.be It 't "KESOLVBD. that we, th'c.......'. or................'do hereby urge ujjon the Dominion and [larUciilarlr the departments of Indian Affairs, Interior and Agricul- ture, and the Honorable mlnl'fpn In charge of racb. Hit claims of the farmers and others resident In Soulh- crn Alberta that thc gracing lease or leaApB nf ihe Blood Indian KC, now heid or being optrated under large cattle Intciests, be not rentwed upon thtir expiration this vear, and that a new form ot lease be adopted, under which these grazing larute may be operated by farmers, preference being given to applicants for small tracts who are citizens of Canada, at an annual rental per acre that shall be fair, with possibly a minimum of cents and a maiiuium of S cents, according to Ibe grazing value of the anj, its location and availability, and that It a method satisfactory cannot be arrived at along tbese lines tbat the leases be disposed of to the high- est bidders, preference being_In small lots in order of filing of applications t raiied'farmlns may be thus stim- ulated; and "RESOLVED, that we endorse the action of the Associate Uoards of Trade of Southern Alberta In urging the leasing of these lands to farmers in preference to a renewal of the lease to large Interests, and that we will individually and collectively use our best offices to a furtherance of mis plan." GAVE FINE CONCERT IN AID OF HOSPITAL WATERS ROUGH ON BRIDGES NOT LONG Rev. Hughson Favors Extension of Time Especially in big Churches Silver Spoons kjiies, fotit! and (tiring In many exquii- uc tri Himf Thi) bfar.d ii "Sillitrflattltiat Wttn'' and i i made in ifce hearieit trade of jih-.c. Ssliv faction ii guaranteed. 1. 1 am heartily in favor of any proposal to lengthen the term of our Tliree or even four years, are altogether- loo short. A minister can (to little more than become ac- quainted bis 'regular church in a large congregation 'in three jears. Until hf does tbat, he is not in a position to do 'his btst work." Rev. J. E. Hughson, formerly pas- lor ot Wesley Methodist church, and moving this rear from McDo'Jgall church" Eitmonton.'to Grace chuich, Winnipeg, is oyrosed lo.'the present Crantirook, B. C., June 2.' The j rule of the Methodist church reqmr- --1 salc a.'nE rnlr.islrrs move every -third oticcrt at the fourth year, no matter how much evening in aid ol rhoth pastor and congregation may dc- the funds ol the St. Eugene hospital, [sire that be remain for a longer 'per- The societi has not long been a short interview with the existcucc anJ it speaks well for tliejHcraM on Sunday afternoon, Her. Mr. Hughson evprcsscd hi? strong members that the cicculive- decided to hold a icncert alter only two months' practice. The program arranged for Friday was long and varied, all the -numbers given being well received by a large and apiuedalive audience. The per- formers were drawn entirely front the rani's (if tie society, -with the exception ol Miss I.e Page from Spo- kane, rcr.dercd solos in in 'the matttr, giving his rea- sons for his stand. "The hartiesf Mork Methodist cvccllent stjlc. The concert ivas follow eii by a dance, Sirs. Wallinger's orchestra supplying the music. Mr. nnd llrs.-U. H. Tedtord passed through the city on their loag auto- mobile trip Iroin their home at Fres- no, California, to Moltlacb, SasV. The car, an Overland, stood the jour- ney weli, aicrajiKg lotl miles per day. The H. C. La'mr Commission will hold n silting in Crantirook on' June 10. During the abicr.cc ol the Hev. W. K. Thomson, is attending the meetings ol the Oecrral As- sembly, the Presbyterian ar.d JJaptist churthes arc uniting for worship tinder Ihe ministry of the Kev. 0. ,K. Ker.Jall, the services ing field in tl.e morning at the. Hap- tisl and In the cienir.g at the Pres- byterian 'Church The first united ser- vices weir hcltl jestcrday, and the same practice mil be (olloiicd on Hie two ncil The June meeting o! the Crao- brook I'diillry Association -Kill be held in the gymnasium on Fridaj June 6lk. 1'hc warm ncather has caused high naler in all the rivers in the dis- trict. M.Yabk seirral britlgcs on tfie lodging roar! ol the King Lum- ber mills were nasned ay and as a conseijuer.cc the mill al Cranhrook wa? dosed down for ivant ol logs, it will probably lale some sir weeks to repair the damage PREMIER RESUMES OFFICE Madrid, June Aheradao oi Roroanones. who on May M, re- signed >s premier, together with all his 'ntfnlslcTB, haa consented to re- lume office. He returns (o the pre- miership at the rr'iiicsl of King Al- foiifo, 11U Majesty bad coniiilt- til oil the The Cabinet rc-matn as It was lieiore Us re'isna- tlou solution the abolition ot p'reijnl four-year aod the. adoption of the rule now In force in. the Metho- dist chinch in the Statet. Allow a pastor to remain in ons church so long as chuich and pastor satis- fied that it should ao. Should cither desire a change at tbe end of any church year, an appeiU to tho conference would be all that .would bs necessary. KeT. jtt. Hushson's stand In this matter is 0! particular Interest at Ibis time in view of possible, action a-bicii may be til'cn along the same lice at the Methodist Conference which' convenes- in--Toronto -D'ett month. Under the caption "fl'ant to lengthen terms of the Tor- onto Star prints the following Methodist Conference, meets at ttio Central1 Methodist church next month, one ol the most Important measures to', be decided will be the proposed extension ol the terms o[ pastors of down-tonn churches, as it is felt that four years is too short a period for really et- lective work in many HORSE HIRE RAISED 25 CEHT9 AND OFFICERS 'CAN UTIL- JZE AUTOMOBILES Olllwa, June line-will) thg ptons of the minister of militia for In- spectlng the conditions In both, tho permanent force and tnllltia, crr- taln increases in pay a-nd allowances 1m o beeu granted. A higher rato of pay for lieutenants of the permanent force Is provided, while Uie much- needed and locg-Bojs-nt-for augments, tion of tbe allowance- for-borsn In i miniiter has to do." he "is to-go to a ncv: church. This is es- pecially true if it happens to be a large church, a long member- ship roll. In McDougall church, Ed- monton, there are about 2500 mem- bers. It took me two to get acquainted nilli the tegular mem- bers. It was not nil then that" T could find time to watch for new Faces in the congregation, lo wel- come the neft'cotuer. to ihe city. Un- til f became acquainted with regular members, there was no vantage- point ich to nortr. Now willy "eld cMnpinler- roove is made, and Ihe new Iot receive ro.OO, pastor, will he compelled to woil in commanding field troops 0( r _ nnt> Hfl camps baa been allowed, tba rate being Increased from Jl.OO to In' addition, 'an allowince of and tS.OO per day for orfictrt ui- Ing their own motor cars on 'military duty, with a garage of 11.09 per night Is granted. The command pay officers of inde- pendent corps has aho been Improveil. Ids ifarlr, as ii were, for a couple of yeats, and then aller a year in which he will have a chance to do best work, he will be moved again." Kev. Mr. Hughson advances as A engineers A light froit and threatening con- ditions Mined Niagara groweM to i hilt In their tomato pianr. Ing operations Look on the Pantry Shelves Of llic finest. Western Homos, and thereyomviII see the familiar packages of Blue Ribbon Tea .Look in the cupboards of (he humbled.dwellings ajul there is Both Tor delicious zest niul economy Hlun Jiibhon is I ho clmicr- oi' (hose who know theltosl. ciqistoa [iiickct, ;