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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 22, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE-EIGHT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD FRIDAY, JUNE 22, 1917 AMBUK Washington. June 21.-Russia's consecration to a war to the end with German autocracy was avowed today by Special Ambassador Boris A. Bakhmetieff, licad of the Russian mission here, in a statement to the American people. Only through victory, he said, can a stable world peace and the fruits of the Russian revolution be secured. "The Russian people thoroughly understand and ate fully convinced." the ambassador said, "that it is absolutely necessary to root out the autocratic principles which underlie and are represented by German militarism which threatens" the peace, the Ireedom and happiness of the world." HARRY LADDER FLAGGED WITH �1 NOTE SUICIDED TO FREE WIFE. "Winnipeg, June 20.-To free his *vife, Harry Goldstein, of 60 Hallet street, Winnipeg, an invalid for years, shot himself at Los Angeles, Cal., ^Tuesday. He was 35 years old. He shot himself rather than have his wife seek the divorce court, he said in a letter which he left, according to a Los Angeles dispatch. The picture shows tie famous comedian who delights in being the butt of "thrift" jokes, flagged in Iondon on one of the numerous Flag Days. Tho �1 note is not distinguishable In the picture but the photographer vouches for it. CONVINCING VALUES in Fine GROCERIES For the Economical Housekeeper Who Wants the Best Groceries Strawberries at lowest market prices. Oranges, juicy navels, dozen 30c, 35c, 40c and........45c Bananas, per dozen........40c Grape Fruit, 2 for ........ 25c Watermelon, per lb........7c New Carrots, New Turnips, New Beets, New Potatoes at lowest Market Prices. Cucumbers, each..........25c Asparagus, 2 for.......... 35c Hot House Tomatoes, lb... 35c [Tomatoes, per lb..........25c ' Head Lettuce, 2 for........25c New Cabbage, per lb.......10c Rhubarb, 5 lbs. for ........25c Radishes and Green Onions, 3 for ................... 10c 8pinach, 2 lbs. for.........25c Jelly Powders, 3 for.......25c Deep Sea Trout, 2 tins.....35c Dutch Tea Rusks, per pkg... 15c Fruit Cake, per lb.........40c Coffees. Our Ideal blend brand of fresh ground, 3 lbs. $1.00 Coffee. Finest Java blend. A delicious coffee of excellent quality. Ground or whole, lb. 60c Campbell's and Van Camp's Soups. Chicken, vegetable, tomatoes, ox tail, Julienne, 2 tins for ................ 35c Liquid Veneer and O'Cedar Oil, 25c and ................ 50c Maple Syrup, New season's Pride of Canada and Berry's. Pint bottles, each.......40c Quart bottles, each......70c Quart tins, each .........65c Half gallon tins, each.. $1.25 Olives, plain or stuffed .... 18c 20c, 30c, 40c and ....... 50c Raisins, Gold Bar Seeded, 11 oz. pkg., 2 for...............25c Honeyspread ........V.....35c Sardines, California in Tomato Sauce, 2 tins for ........ 35c Tomatoes, No. 2 cans. Special this week, 3 tins for 50c Infant's Delight Soap. Special, this week, 2 boxes - 55c Delicious Pork Pies 5c Each Sardines, King Oscar, 2 tins 45c Herrings In Tomato Sauce, 2 for ................... 35c Pineapple. Finest sliced Hawaiian, tin 20c and ........ 25c Raspberries, Goodwillies in glass sealers, each ............ 35c Corn Flakes, Krlnkle, 3 for.. 25c Shredded Wheat Biscuits,.. 15c Cocoanut, on sale this week. Per lb...........I....... 30c Tea, Kerr's Special. A blend of choice teas. Exceptional merit and fine drinking qualities. Per Pound ............. 45c Grape Juice, Welch's 30c, 55c, and.................... 90o Phez, Loganberry Juice, 20c, 35c and ................... 50c Lemonade, per bottle ...... 35c Ginger Wine, per bottle .... 35c Dates, Dromedary, per pkg. 15c Dates in bulk, per lb.'...... 20c Oatmeal Cakes, per lb.... 40c Abernethy Biscuits, McVitie & Price's. On sale this week. Per lb....................... 45c Biscuits. Christie's Arrowroot and Social Tea, per lb.... 30c Marmalade, ..Robertsons, 1 lb. jars .................... 30c Marmalade, Ginger, Fig and Pineapple, each ......... 35c Blsto, the gravy maker,... 15c Whole Okra, Tobasco Brand for ..................... 20c Cooked Meats Veal Loaf, per lb..........30c Meat Loaf, per lb........30c Sliced Tongue, per lb.....60c Boiled Ham, per lb.......'50c Roast Pork with dressing.. 50c Dairy Butter, No, 1, lb.....40c Lemonade Crystals, per tin 15c White Shoe Dressing, box.. 15c White Shoe Dressing Paste 10c California Ripe Olives In glass each .................... 45c ( Worcestershire Sauce, Hoi brook's English ......... 35c Succotash, 2 tins for.......35c Robin Hood Porridge Oats, per pkg..................... 25c Cocoa, Bensdorp's and Van Hou- ten's, J4 lb. tin, each.... 30c George Washington Coffee. Made in the cup. 45c, 76c and $1.10 Pickles, Llbby's Sweet Mixed per bottle............... 20c H. P. Sauce, bottle ....... 30c Cooking Figs, 2 for .......25c . Evaporated Apricots, per lb. 30c Pancake  Flour, Aunt Jemlna's per pkg................ 20c Cheese Genuine Wisconsin brick per lb................... 45c Cheese, McLaren's Imperial, 35c Cheese, Limburger, each... 45c WHERE ARE SOAP PRICES GOING TO STOP From one of the largest whole sale Grocery Houses good authority reports to us that they expect to see laundry soap SSId to the retail trade before long at $10.00 to $12.00 per' ease. When you stop to consider, that soap is more than half tallow and that tallow is costing the soap makers double the price per pound that wrapped soap is selling for, you must realize that soap has still to advance to double present prices. Today's Prices Royal Crown A. Gold- OA, en West, pkg.......JUC Per case ........... $6.90 Gold .Soap 91*� 4 cakes ........... Ml Case.............. $5.45 FtkNeap.tha:.........10c 10 cakes for ......... BOc 100 cakes for.......$7.75 GEO. KERR & GO. Phones 1453 and 1365 313 Fifth Street S. FARMERS HEAR EXPERTS ON WATER (Continued fju>m Fkont Paoei Tho papor delivered by President Mnrnoch appears 'in another part of this issue. Mr. D. 13. Howling of the Dominion Geological Survey, spoko next. Ho is tho man who went to f work when tho LothbrldRO Board of Trade set out to help solvo tho diffl-cuity of tho farmers in connection with farm wator supplies. Through his efforts the government Is gathering all tho information available on well water supplies In Southern Alberta, nml also have two drilling rigs busy east of the city endeavoring to carry out further tests, and with some success. The southeastern part of tho province has been found to be underlaid with underground water supplied over a great area which when tapped, result in artesian wells. Tills area is being tested, and special attention Is now being paid to reducing tho cost of drilling to bring it within the average farmer'B~rcach to drill a depth of 700 or 800 feet at which depth the water may bo found. Mr. Dowling it was, who put forth the suggestion that every well driller should be forced to submit a log of each well ho drills in order that all Information mny be gathered together and made available for tho farmers. Mr. Dowling's address in full will appear tomorrow. Other papers given this morning were by F. II. Peters, commissioner of Irrigation for the Dominion, who spoke on the "prospect for water supply by percolation from irrigation development." and by A. S. Dawson, chief engineer of the C. P. R. department of natural resources, who spoke on "general information relative to water supply for the farm and for rural communities." Those present at the conference this morning were: F. C. Nunnick, Ottawa; D. B. Dowling. Ottawa; John F. Sweeting, C.P.R., Calgary; E. L. Landorph. C.P.H., Winnipeg; F. \V. Alexander, C.P.R., Calgary; Alex. A. Stewart. Sutfield; S. I. Harris, Milk River; Arthur V. White, Ottawa; We Pearce, C.P.R., Calgary; W. A. McNnir, Monarch; H. W. Petrie, Pearce; Geo. W. Craig. City Eng., Calgary; A. S. Dawson, C.P.R., Calgary; S. E. Slipper, Calgary; Sam G. Porter, C.P.R., Calgary; R. J. C. Stead. C.P.R.. Calgary; A. V. Harris. Macleod; G. G. Harris, Macleod; Bertram S. Smith, Calgary; Arthur Claydon. Nobleford; Wm. Isaac, Nobleford; J. E.. South, Nobleford; J. L. Holman, Taber; Geo. A. Ohren, Nelson, B. C: H. A. Craig, Edmonton; L. C. Charlesworth, Edmonton; A. V. Toofe, Farmers' Advocate, Winnipeg; E. A. Howes, University, Edmonton; F. H. Peters, Calgary; B. R. McMullon, Barnwell; Lawrence Peterson,'Barnwell; J. B. Summer, West Lethbridge; P. Lund, Coal-dale; H. A. Suggitt, Coaldale; H. P. Ober, Coaldale; Dr. Seymour, Com. P. H., Saskatchewan; Mr. Pearson. Iron Springs; L. P. TufE. Coalhurst; J. R. Sandham, COalhurpt; ,Marmnduke Mills, Sundial; F. A. Mills, Sundial. Those in attendance from Lethbridge were: G. R. Marnoch, J. Russell,Oliver, Mayor Hardie. Albert Firth, Fred Senior, f)a\id White,' S. J. Shepherd, F. W. Downer, R. J. Brymner, J. N. Kennedy, W. S. Ball, E. U. Rylands, J. W. Bawden, W. F. Hicks, S. S. Dunham, C. S. Farrow, C. A. Cotterell, H. G. Long. G. H. Harmon. J. F. Irwin, H. A. McKillop, D. Ingram; Peter Coyne, Chas. Watmough, E. H. Tracht, A. A. Schwartry, H. G. Clarke. D. Firth, W. H. Fairfield, Robert Crawford, Geo. Kirkiand, Geo. Firth, John Home, W. J. Nelson, W. A. Hamilton, A. M. Grace. Prof. Murray's Report The following is a letter received by the Board of Trade from Prof. Murray, Saskatchewan university, who was invited to attend the conference on water Bupply; The question of water supply is a matter of vital importance to Western Canada. I regret that it will be impossible for me to be present at your meeting on the 22nd. I am sending you a copy of the report presented to the Advisory Council for Scientific and Industrial Research. At the first meeting of this council this matter was brought up and at the second meeting in January of this year a committee was^appointed consisting of Dr. Adams', professor of geology and dean of the faculty, of applied science, McGill university; Mr. Ross, an engineer of Montreal, and myself The report of the committee is enclosed. Wo made very careful enquiries as to tho possibility of securing an adequate supply of artesian water for tho northwest. We got very valuable information from a number of persons, possibly the most important came from Mr. Dowling, who, I believe, has promised to be present at your conferences* and to give a paper. The conclusions of our investigations wero that, except for a considerable district in Southern Alberta, it'Js impossible to secure from arto-sion wells, water for a large territory in tho northwest. It Is also possible that the district along the railways from Saskatoon to Edmonton might-yield! artesian wator. Briefly, tho difficulty seems to bo this; The strata underlying Western Canada are badly flexed, broken and folded at the foothills of the Rocky mountains, so that all water" from tho mountains follows the cracks of these strata to tho sources of tho rivers of the territories. Further, it appears that deep borings roach salt wator. This is said to bo duo to tho fact that tho underlying stratum Is higher at tho eastern boundary near Hudson's bay than it Is in tho west. Llko a saucer It holds within it the Bait water from an earlier period and until that stratum is pierced it will be im possible to secure othor water. It Is, however, impossible ., to bring the underlying wator up through tho salt water. The conclusion that we came to was that this large, territory must depend upon surface accumulations for its water supply,i These accumulations in lakes !ind.,'ponUa, some of them artificial, may bo carried underground for a' short distance and by tapping those underground chnnnols certain communities may receive water. For example between QuilJ BIG SATURDAY SPECIALS on MEATS at DELANYS MEAT CO. Nice Juicy Tender 1 A. Fine Quality PORK OO-POT ROASTS, lb. i3C ROASTS, lb.... BUTTER Top Quality . . . AAp Top Quality Creamery Butter Til*- n*;T Rntt� Dairy Butter, lb. 39c THE PRICES CANNOT BE BEATEN ANYWHERE IN THE CITY AND THE QUALITY ISTHltf BEST.-SATURDAY ONLY We also have a fine line of Cooked Meat JUST THE THING FOR HOT WEATHER. S Cooked Ham Roast Pork and Dressing Roast Loins Corned Beef Luncheon Loaf Ashland Cooked Specialty Liver Sausage Pork Pies v"ioit the third day of tho wook'a intom^o canvass to raise $100,000,000 for tho war relief, with moi'o than n third of that sum, or about $115,000,000 In pledges, already reported to national headquarters lioro. � Winnipeg, June 21. - The second mooting of the board of grain supervisors of Canada and tho first to which the public wore admitted, was held i this morning at the grain exchange. The attendance of grain men wob very large. The meeting was called for the purpose of securing from the trade expression of opinion as to how this bundling of crop could host be conducted under war conditions, and, secondly, mainly for tho benefit of tho members of the commission from tho oast, who are not familiar with tho operators of the grain trado. Torminal elovator men and representatives of hospital and lino houses wero hoard and promised to co-oporato in every wuy possible with the objects of the board, but demanded security of trade. Few suggestions as to pricu regulations wero forthcoming. W. L. Best, C. B. Pipor, J. Rathwoll < of Mooso Jaw; W. L. Parish, M.P.P., Robert Evans and F. O. Fowler wero among thoso who addressed tho board. Mr. Host represented tho Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen. Tlioy wanted to know how much It cost tho public for all this "oiling" of tho grain trade, and if tho business could not bo carried on botwoen tho producer and manufacturer'With loss expensive and loss elaborate machlflw ory.- Members of tho grain exchango tooa the stand that it was impossible lo couduot tho trado properly in any othor way than it is being conducted nt present. 15107801 ;