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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - March 15, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE TWELVE THE LKTHBRIDCife HRhALD1 \ \ FRIDAY, MARCH 15, 1018 How Increase Will Affect Local Passenger Traffic When you travel on the V. T*. R. tines out of Lethbridge now it is Koine to cost you 15 per cent, more than it would hnve yesterday. The Canadian railways have added lii per lent To the cost of travelling. urid t!je new rates are in effect today. The local ticket office of the company received word about, ten o'clock this morning of the raise In passoiiRor rales, with instructions to add lf> per cent to the cost of each ticket. Though tlio new rates went Into effect at midnight the local office was not notified of the change i" time to soil fhe morning train tickets at the new rate*. Those buying tickets were therefore fifteen per cent, ahead ot the game. As hii example of what the new tales will mean in comparison with ihe old. we giye the comparative rates to a few points: New .......... 14.40 Calgary . (ardston crrutts � Medicine �Winnipeg Old. J3.S0 2.00 2.00 3.55 22.05 ... ."..... 2.35 Hat ....... 4.1f. ........... 25.85 hi the tniled States travellers are %ayiDg an increase o* eight per cent on all passenger tickets, but this is a war tax. and goes to the government to supplement, the general Teveuue. and not into the treasuries of the rail-way companies. Freight Rates Alto The freight rate increase so long threatened also wen: into effect today, and hereafter ail freights will be 15 per cent, higher. Local wholesalers have figured it out that this will mean an increase, of about half a cent on u can of tomatoes from Ontario. On a Studebaker nutomobile from Ontario the increase will be from $95, the old rale, to $110. the new rate, making then* autos $15 higher. Other Makes will be increased in proportion. The new rate also allows for a flat increase of if> cents on each ton o� coal shipped from any point to any other point. This will mean between $4.50 and $7.50 Increase on each car, be the haul long or short. Increase on Qr.ain e "grounds of the defendant's information- and belief that the proposed garnishee' was indebted to fee defendant. - The chief justice and Justices Stuart and Hyudman, held Jhat the affidavit did not contain what the rule says an affidavit should contain to warrant the issue c$f a garnishee summons and that no jurisdiction is conferred on the clerk who issues the summonses to exercise a discretion to overlook defects. Tho appeal was therefore allowed with costs and the garnishee proceedings set aside with costs.  C. J. Jamieson ot Lethbridge, for (�defendant) appellant; A. E. Dunlop for (plaintiff) respondent. ABANDON STEAMER An Atlantic Port, March 15- im-I mediate efforts to release the steamer Kershaw of the Merchants and Miners Line which went ashore early Wednesday morning were abandoned late yesterday when the last member* of the crew were brought ashore in the breeches buoy. An effort will be ! made to salvage her cargo which in-j cjudeg 17,000 castes of whiskey, after j wblch an attempt will be made to drag i her off the sand. LOCAL MAN OFFICER OF R. A. MASONS Royal Arch Masons in sessioajit High River elected the following officers: M. E. Comp., A. R. Dickson, Wetas-kiwin. grand Z; R. E. Comp.'s, M. M. Downey, Calgary, grand H; N. T. Macleod, Lethbridge, grand J; J. E. Johnson, Calgary, grand scribe E;. P. J. Dewie, High River, grand scribe N; W. H. Coole, Red Deer, grand Priu Sojourner; A^W. R. Markley, Calgary, grand treasurer; D. W. McMillan, Calgary, grand registrar; Dr. J. A. N'eff, Edmonton, supt. No. 1 district; y. S. Belwood, Calgary, supt. No. 2 district; J.F. Casteel, High RiV-er, supt. No. 3 district/ PURE FOOD MARKETS REDUCTION in the PRICE'of NEW- , LAID EGGS Being in close touch with Jthe egg ryarket enables us to sell at a special price on Saturday of / PER DOZEN AT ALL OUR MARKETS Special Announcement- We are instructed by the Government to make special arrangements for the supply of Pacific Coast fish at a price arranged by the Government. * , ! � As we are licensed fish distributers and under Government Control the public can rest assured that they are getting their fish supplies at the lowest possible market price consistent with a service and sanitary arrangements that are superior to any other in the city.' a FOOD CONTROL LICENSE NO 1-155 Watch Our Special Fish Ad. on Tuesday P. BURNS & CO., Ltd MAIN MARKET-3RD AVE. SOUTH, PHONES 412 & 1388 DOMINION market - cor. 4TH ave. & 6TH st. 3.," phdne-1654 PALACE MTkRKET-13TH 8T; N, PHONE 431 GOING STRONG Fresh Bargains Every Day 7955 ;