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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 2, 1912, Lethbridge, Alberta 2, THE LWTHBHIDGE DAILY HERALD ri PLEXIBILITY leading characteristic of the newest cot- feature in which a laGrace Corsets have always been supreme. There's a model made for thai. Be sure you get it. We are huf, hiiiunn and our Mist Larson, of Lang, "Sask., hat .been cancelled owing to the illness ot N'ot.onc of us may boast, mid a day Rolls o.'cE.oiu- heads but each iiPeil to say. .Clod us. all.! CORSETS The slim, -girlish figure is suited most satisfactorily with our No 517 or No. 523. Carefully de- signed to give fashionable lines with greatest .comfort "ft J'oy and 1, just you and .Should laugli, instead of worry you and Kinder and sweeter-hearted. I I'crimp's In some near bye aiid bye, f A good lime'miglit. gat -starled Then'what'a happy world 'twoulji uc Koi you and you and Hostesses tomorrow Mrs- U. M. WIiidtll Mr. Still. Mrs. li. O'Hasau, Redpalli .St., was hf a dainty, thimble tea yes- terday afternoon, in courtesy lo Mrs. Macl'her.son, of Oranhrook. Only a feu' 'of MacPherson's intimate Iriends ..were bidden. i Mrs. A. A. McLatcbie and daughter Ursula, of Calgary, are ;gucsts with Mrs. Cicorge Dohie. t-'ominander Kva Hoolh, head of tlie talvuUon Army in the Untied states, sailed from New York oil Wednesday oii her way to England to 'confer with her father, General Mrs. Fred Hick, and not again this'. Booth. The visit lias a more painful season. _ significance, however, as he is at prc sent facing with his usual intrepii IPRIL POST OFFICE FIGURES iLethbricige people are evidently not Ending so much; money, out ,oE tbo Ity as they .were ,0110 'year At last that "Is- the; inference one. would J'auvfrom a' perusal of tlie April re-' of lu both iu.oney issued arid postal notes Issued 1911 JUoney-Order's issued Orders Paid........ TPostal Notes issued i....... 1890.50 (Postal, Notes paid .011.00 Savings Bank deposits 2.04OO gtamps sold Registered Letters mailed Reg.. delivered Reg..letters, delivered by carriers 151 Reg. Letters, passing through 1012 the totals for 1912 aw less than for 1911, .the decrease being about ten per cent. Tbe figures for stamp sales and re- gistered letters denote an Increase of about 20 per cent over last year's totals. 'The following is the report: 1912 Increase Decrease 200.57 S 30.68 212.66 5 '878.0G 5207.00 S J S J979.40 418 42 184 I Not receiving tomorrow Mrs. T. K. Tuil, Mrs. George W. Alison. Mrs. C. Leader. Mrs. A. K. McCorvie. Mrs. T. F. Kirkham and Mrs. Slan- by Kirkham, but on Monday for the last time tills season. Mrs. Mellis and Miss Mcllis, of Alacleod, are guests for a iew days with Mrs. S. Mitchell. Mr. and Mrs. Walter Jonian en- tertaijicd at ilie tea hour yesterday in courtesy tp Mr. and Mrs. Leonard 0. Kane. RAILWAYS MUST HI7 rt A mn KAlfi WEEPING RULING IN FAVOR OF WESTERN CANADA, BY. D'ARCY SCOTT Toronto Ma) bearing If Wlutla of Winnipeg counse1 toi he Dominion go; eminent present el borate tables of figures showing the normous discrimination against 'the in freight rates, running In sonie ages to over 250' per cent., ths rail- commission decided today that he onus must 'be placed on the rail- and they am t justify their Mag western freiglu rates. The in uiry, however, will not stop at that, ifter an. interesting legal, content. Mr. Vhitla and James Bicknell, K.C.. the ;overnnient counsel won a decided vic- ory bj securing a ruling that eveiy ibase of the: freight rates in- estigated, not only the question of iscrlmlnation .against the necessary, the reasonableness of the ibt as well as 'Ire and the gen Hal basis upon which they were es ablished. The railway, counsel tried hard to fonfine it to merely the qne tlon of liserimimtion which was raised by >I K Cowan KG counsel for Al lerta and Saskatchewan anj objected 0 it going any further., Tbls Mr. Whit 1 and Mr Bicknell oppos d and finally won a signal iicton ihieb in the end may mem much to ho western shipper and consume! The date tot the next sitting when the railways will assume the. onus of justification was not fixed, hut it made very .clear that there must >be no delay, arm railways are to give notice by May 21 when ttray can pro- ceed with the case.' Most-Important Case Yet 'This is tho most serious-and im- poitanj case the board'has ever con- BideiedA'sald we want, to give- the railways sufficient time but ,Tvp have started this inquiry, and werjvant t6' stay with the job. We wii: ghe you until'the next sitting of-tho board, May 21, to prepare for the case and notify us when you are ready to proceed." '.An interesting development of the investigation was tbe fact that the C. P. K. piesented to Mr. Whitla tables' alleging to be the revenue and oocrat- ng expenses Of recent years, which were found- to be entirely different rpm the tables presented when tho Vancouver rate case was before the )oard. The new. statements, Mr. Whit a showed, increased the total operat- UK .charges' on all th-a various divi- sions; in one case, the Winnipeg .div- ision, 'by an amount no less than 000 Tbe .new tables also increased! the expenses per mile by no less tban 5428 p-ar mile on one section. Mr Whitla pointed out that it was very strange that two such strikingly different statements should ho p're- sented. Mr. Chrysler, counsel tor the iaii- wajs said they would explain the dif- ference in ,due time, but vouchsafed no information to the board today. In addition to enormously Increas- ing the operating figures, the new' ta- bles 'deci-easd the earnlugs nd ku in wide luipeaderi, hook end drew itriM. It il one of the bent coriet oen be hid. Like all other L. Conelt, No. 79O i, .old with in .biolute (nereott. u to