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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 20, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta hotel dallas EUROPEAN PLAN CENTRAL COMFORTABLE lethbriOge daily herald HOTEL WINDSOR Best $1.25 a Day Hotel in Albert* 'J'OP of the market. ^LWAYS Uniform. Y0UR Bilking Worries Eliminated. I^OAVES a delight to look at. QUR Flour is Sold on Quality. j^ATHER Than on Price. J^jOTHER'S FAVORITE ^XD PRIDE OF ALBERTA. JJELICIOLS Bread From Either. P NJOV Life by Using Them. STRAWBERRIES FOR PRESERVING WE FINOTHIS YEAR WE ARE MEETING WITH Dl LAST FEW WEEKS WE HAVE HAD A STAN DIN FRESH EVERY DAY BUT ONLY ON A VERY FE AND THEN ONLY A PART OF WHAT WE HAD O WERE NOT TO BE HAD AT'ANY PRICE. FROM LITTLE MORE REGULARLY. IF YOU CONTEM BOOKING ORDERS NOW SO THAT WHEN WE THEM. WE EXPECT THE CRESTON STRAWBER FFICULTIES UNKNOWN OTHER YEARS.FOR THE G ORDER FOR STRAWBERRIES TO BE SHIPPED W OCCASIONS DID WE RECEIVE ANY AT ALL RDERED. THE REASON IS BECAUSE THEY NOW ON WE HOPE TO HAVE SHIPMENTS A PLATE PRESERVING ANY WE WOULD ADVISE GET THEM WE CAN IMMEDIATELY DELIVER RIES WILL START COMING IN SOON. THE GOOD CO. High Class Grocers Phone 525 MOSQUITOS Do not let these peats bother you, but buy a bottle of K. & A. MOSQUITO LOTION and note the quick and efficient results. Price - 25 cents THE KENNY & ALLIN CO., Ltd. Phone 1487 Druggists and Stationers Next Dallas Hotil Make the MOST of the High Prices by consigning Your Grain to SMITH-MURPHY & CO. You will realize every cent In It for you, and get your returns promptly. WRITE OR PHONE Office Phone 1313 Residence Phone 1434 N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER LETHBRIDGE BRANCH SHERLOCK BLDG. CITY AND DISTRICT Retail Clerks. A meeting of the Retail Clerks Association will be held Thursday night. June 21st, at S.oO p.m., in the Labor Hall. Board of Trade Luncheon^ The regular "board of trade luncheon tomorrow at 12.30 in the Chinook Club. Important business. A number of representatives of the Water Conference will be present. STRONG & DOWLER GRAIN and Commission Merchant* Catftrjr-Ctfmenten-Lethbrlifle Our entire orcanlzatlon la at yow earvioe aad with our ex far-fen ca we ou safety guarantee to est you the beat prices tor your grain at asqr time an4 far an/ irase or kind of grala. Mien* M 1922 Calgary v Par Offtoa 1*6 Lethbridge [ Quata-fisa. 1111 Lethbridge) tlens. tj*t Ow Agents who are In year district. J. A.OUMMINQ , kewibrMg* Manager GREEK POUND DEAD Port Arthur, June 13.-The body of Peter Metsles, aged 45, unmarried, Greek, proprietor of a candy store, who baa been missing for two days, was found this morning in a lumber yard. In the body were four bullet wounds, one showing a bullet had entered from the small of the back and there were three others entering from the front. The sum of $85 was in his �pockets. Friends claim that Metsles had ?300 with him when he disappeared._______ Welling Post Office Quarantined. Postmaster Hamly has received word that the post office at Welling has been quarantined for a virulent form of scarlet fever. One child is dead and another is at the point of death. Mr. Hamly waited on the council this morning thinking that Lethbridge was in charge of this health district. IJe was informed however, that matters of this kind are under direct control of Dr. Norman, provincial health officer, with whom he will take the matter up. The post office is now in the cook fiouse of the post-master at Welling. CONSCRIPT, SAYS CURRIE. Winnipeg. Man., June 20.-As the first period of delivery for June closed at 11.30 this morning and there was a, drop of 2 cents on premium after that' hour early this morning cash trade was! heavy and offerings liberal. Future' markets were weak, though showing,! some recovery toward the-close. Winnipeg. October closed %c down. July oats 'ic to %c. higher, and October %c up. hut December closed Vfcc under the opening which was 56^c. Flax closed lc down for both months. Minneapolis July closed l^c and September 4c lower. All cprn markets were lower at close, having lost a little flurry of strength at the opening. Futures Winnipeg Wheat- Oct............. 191 192-% Oats- 70Vi 69% 5"% 57^4 Flax- July............ 2S0 278 2S3 263 Minneapolis- 21S 217 172% 171 Chicago- 204 201 Sept............. 1S1 ISO Winnipeg Cash Prices Wheat-No. 1 Nor...241 No 2 Nor.. No. 3 Nor...233 No. 4 Nor.. 23S 221 No. 5 Nor... 196 No. 6 Nor...lS3 Basis Contract- June.....................240 July.....................235 August, first half ..............230 Oats- No. 2 C. W. G9% No. 3 C. W. 67% Extra No. 1 Feed .............. 67% No. 1 Feed.. 65 No. 2 Feed.. 64 Barley- Rejected and feed.............108 Flax-No. 1 N. W. C..................278 No. 2 C. W. 273 No. 3 C. W. 278 Palm Olive Soap For this week we are giving Palm Olive Soap Free . with each purchase of Palm Olive ' Cream. Palm Olive Shampoo or Palm Olive Talcum Powder. 1 Jar Palm Olive Cream and 2 cakes of soap.' Regular Cf|_ 75c. Now ........... OUC 1 Bottle Palm Olive Shampoo and 2 cakes of Soap. [* A Regular 75c. Special..; DlfC 1 tin Palm Olive Talcum and 1 cake soap. Regular 40c. n p Special ..... ........ LtOC DO NOT MISS THIS OPPORTUNITY The Red Cross Drag & Book Co., Limited PHONE 56�. CONSCRIPTION BILL IS SURE TO PASS LOCAL MARKETS Grain A Livestock Prices London, June 19.-"I have no wish to interfere with the current political controversies," said Sir Arthur Cur-rie, the new commander of the Canadian corps in France, last night, "but my personal conviction is that the only solution of the Canadian recruiting problem is conscription. I believe that many dltfi�Jultie� which now threaten the adoption of such a policy, would disappear before prompt and bold action. My experience in France Bhows me, not as a politician, but as a, soldier, the necessity tor conscription if we desire to maintain ths full strength of our fighting olv-islons to the end of the war." -f- CATTLE I have for sale a choice bunch of cows and calves. 50 head of No. 1 yearling steers, also 1000 head of 2 and 3 years old Ewes. APPLY C. RABY 410 Fifth Avenue 8. Phone 1553 161-: Track Prleea Wheat .....219 Oats......59% Flax......- Barley Wagor- Prices Wheat .....214 Oats......56% ... - Flax......260 .... - Barley .....100 LIVESTOCK PRICES Choice steers, 8% to 9, choice cows, to 7%- V Select hogs, 150 to 256 lbs., 13%. Choice killing wethers, 11c. Choice kiling, ewes, 10c. BURDETT Have Us Install YourFurnace Now so it will be~ all ready to use when needed. We are prepared to put in new flues, cold air boxes, or to build an entire furnace if required. .We have ample facilities and equal skill. You can depend upon our work every time and you'll find upon Inquiry that our charges are always extremely reasonable. THE DIXON METAL CO. Rear Stafford Block. Lethbridge, Alta. SHEET Mason & Risch Limited Balmoral Olock Lethbridge Vlctrolas, Victor Records, VleV Ins, Accordeone, Sheet Musis and Musical Merchandise. Mall Orders Given Careful Attention. (From the Bow Island Review) The big crops that have been obtained in this district, and the great prosperity occasioned thereby, have been noted before in, these columns. Nowhere oan this prosperity be moro or better observed than in the splendid country homes that have now replaced the former habitations of the settlers. Big barns, granaries, and commodious farmhouses now dot the country thickly, and what is just as pleasant perhaps are the fine fields of grain that are now giving every promise of coming to maturity. Directly opposite the depot, Mr. Emerson Brown has all but completed a large hotel. It has twenty-four rooms and each room will be furnished with hot and cold water. Mr. Brown intends to furnish throughout in the .most modern style. Burdett's celebration of the 4th of July this year will be characterized by a very ambitious program. The committee has spent considerable time in its preparation and the great throng which is expected to visit the town on that date will find something to Interest and amuse them throughout the day. Plans and specifications for the new Consolidated School are now in the hands of the secretary, A. Wad-dell. The National Elevator Co. is engaged here in erecting a large elevator, some say of 35,000 capacity. A largo gang of men are working at it and making rapid progress. Bathing Comforts flThanks to the weather and the partial "decline" �� of the real estate content in the city water, the Bathing Season is ushered in. v:  ; , flWe have all the accessories' for comfort (and luxury for those so disposed) in the line of Bathing Requisites. Sponges (at all prices) Bathing Caps (nifty ones) Bath Sprays ; Bath Mitts Bath Towels Wash Cloths Bath Brushes (with and without handles) Bath Powder Bath Salts (all odors) Etc., Etc., Etc. Our- window tells the story. X D. Higiflbotham & Co -- Limited � �Alberta's Pioneer Drugglat*,'* The StOM Wholesale and retail chemists TELEPHONE NO. S2� Just Received ! Carload Tennessee Oak including ail stock sizes, and Mbo H, F. Wagon TongueB. BECKER & YATES Phone 1384 ANNOUNCEMENTS Don't forget the auction sale of 25 heavy draft mares and geldings, at Barons, next Saturday, June 23rd, at 1 p.m. 168-4 The secretary of the Golf Club has received a supply of score cards, and all who wish may procure thorn from him for 50c per dozen. 160-0 BORN 7 MEECH-On Wednesday, June 20th, 1917, to Mr. and Mrs.'II, W, Meech, a son. Winnipeg, June 20.-An Ottawa dlpatch to the Free Press today says: "At least a dozen Liberal members will vote against the Laurler amendment and for the conscription bill. Several others will vote for the amendment but will stand by the bill If the amend, ment is defeated. Under the circumstances the military service act, '17 is practically sure of carrying. After that It is believed that the extension of the life of parlla- i ment will be granted. Recruiting Still Ottawa. June 20.-Before resumption of the debate on the conscription bill in the commons this afternoon by Hon. T. W. Crothers, minister of labor, a number of questions relative to military matters wen; asked and answered. Hon. Charles Marcil was told by the prime minister that enlistment has not been discontinued in Quebec or elsewhere. Sir Edward minister of militia, replying to the question said that arrangements hail been made in the United States for the enlistment of British subjects. Any Britishers desiring to join the Canadian forces instead of proceeding to England would be allowed to do so. Sir Edward also stated that no applications had been received from the United States for use of Canadian camps for training purposes. Hon. Frank Oliver inquired as to the truth of the statement that negot-! lations to settle the western coal strike had failed. Mr. Crothers replied that the member for Edmonton had been correctly informed. Negotiations had not proved successful. He added, "We are taking steps to bring about the immediate operation of the mines under government supervision." Continuing the conscription debate Mr. Crothers declared that the time ; had come for the introduction of the policy of conscription. There was no other course to pursue, he said, if | Canada is to fulfill her pledges to the Empire. Mr. Crothers said that every j member of the hous'e on behalf of : their constituents had promised that | Canada would remain in the war until ; it was won. Now it is proposed to ; abandon the men who had gone to the 'front to fight for our freedom. Mem-| ber& such as Hugh Guthrie and Mr. 1 Stevens of Vancouver had redeemed | ; the pledge given, but the member for Bonaventure (Hon. Chas. Marcil) and Rouville (Hon. Rudolph Lemieux) and their constituents had not dono so, if wo do not redeem our pledge wo will proclaim ourselves to the world as quitters. Mr. Crothers said that Sir Wilfrid Laurier had sent troops to South Africa and entered into the O. T. P. agreement without consulting the people. The referendum proponal was an inBult to the people of Canada. It was a proposal to go back on the boys at tho front. -JVtr. Marcil rose to say that Australia had rejected conscription. Would the minister say that Australia had abandoned her boys at tho front? Mr. Crothers expressed tho conviction that the laboring classes are not opposed I to conscription. Over 150,000 laboring men had volunteered and this was proof that they were heartily in support of Canada doing her utmost to win tho war. The best elements in the labor party today are in favor of conscription. <- Please Your PALATE Satisfy your thirst and give your palato a treat with one of our delicious sodas. The right flavor, plenty of ice cream, expert mixing. Soda is soda here-pure, safo to drink-delicious in every particular-and served to pleaso your fancy. JACKSON & CO. LETHBRIDGE DISPENSING CHEMISTS ALBERTA OFFICE STATIONERY] UNDERWOOD TYPEWRITERS. A fow just as good as new, two colored ribbon, tabulator and back spacer. Price SG5.00. One Underwood Typewriter in good condition, $55.00. One ltoyal Typewriter in good condition, $38.00. CHECK WRITER. We are agents for the F. & E. Check Writer. Wo carry Mode) C in stock. Price $35.00. IF IT IS FOR THE OFFICE-WE WILL HAVE IT Ever all & Franks Sinnott Block, Corner 4th Ave. *jnd 5th St. Superior Supply Co. ] '-' 2nd Ave. S. and 13th Street, MINING, BUILDING & RAILWAY SUPPLIES 4 EQUIPMENT TUDHOPE .ANDERSON AND EMERSON FARM IMPLEMENTS GANG PLOWS SULKIES FORD TRACTOR ATTACH- BUGGIES MENTS. DEMOCRATS AUTO TRAILERS CULTIVATORS BINDER ENGINES PHONE 1725-TAKE A BLUE LINE CAR The One Sure Gift That Is always acceptable is a big box of our superior bon bons or chocolates. The girl doesn't live who wouldn't receive one gladly and there's nothing like our candy to advance friendship. Take the hint and take some candy next time you call. THE EMPIRE Next to Orpheu'm Theatre J REAL WOMAN'S FRANCHISE London, June iiUcTlia chouse of commqnr. tonight, By K large majority, passed' the final rqadl.ng of/the clauso In the electoral reform bill dealing with the question of women's suffrage. Itisoxpected that a proposal will now be made that tho franchise bo conferred on women oa tkc gams biiiln TABEK (From The TlmW.) The recent rains in the Taber district have ensured a reasonable crop on summer fallow and on wall prepared spring plowing, and'Tf"we receive the usual rainfall experienced In a wot season tlicro is no reason why the excellent crop of last year should not be duplicated. While the crops aro approximately one week to ten dayB later than last season, yet thora jis a moro oven stand taking tho dis-' trict generally, and the indications aro the most favorable In tho history of the Taber district. Work was Btarted on Tuesday morning on the construction of the now Bpur lino to the Regal Collieries. It is hoped to have the lino ih readiness for operation in about six weeks. The business men of Retlaw have decided that they will have a Iialf holiday on eacli Thursday afternoon from June 14 to August lfi inclusive. They will close at 1 p.*. . The annual Horticultural show held under the auspices of tho Taber Women's Institute will be hold this year on August 2J. Tho rate this year will be (SO mills, of this 42 mills is for general and debenture purposes .and IK mUls for school purposes. It is an increase as men. ^ over last yoar bC 5 mills, FLES and Ammunition at ,;;:jWmi^ Saving Prices Call and. see what \vc have to offer. You will not be urged to buy. . We are also showing some extra good values in POCKET KNIVES and KAZOI1S. Consumers Hardware Co, Lethbridge, Alberta Next Door to Hlplnbotbam's Di;ug 8tore 35221? ;