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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta HOTEL DALLAS EUROPEAN PLAN CENTRAL COMFORTABLE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD HOTEL WINDSOR (US DM Hotel ID Dr. Rusk's CHIC FOOD Lays the Egg Foundation Taylor Elevator Co., Ltd. The Last Weekinour Present Quarters WE ARE MOVING BUT DOING BUSINESS AS USUAL IN OUR PRESENT LOCATION NEXT DOOR TO THE HUDSON'S BAY CO. WE HAVE AN EXTRA STAFF DOING THE MOVING AND PREPAR- ING OUR NEW STORE WHICH WILL BE OPENED AS SOOH AS POSSIBLE WHICH WE EXPECT WILL BE THE ntGlNMNG OF NEXT WEEK. OUR NEW FIXTURES ARE NOT QUITE ALL HERE BUT WE HAVE DECIDED TO OPEN UP WITH WHAT WE HAVE AND INSTAL THE BALANCE WHEN THEY ARRIVE. WE ARE SPARING NO EXPENSE IN MAKING THIS ONE OF THE FINEST IF NOT THE FINEST GROCERY STORE IN THE WHOLE OF ALBERTA. THE G High Class Grocers D CO Phone 525 MARKETS ITALIAN OFFENSIVE NOW THE LATEST .BOOKS "A Student In by Donald Hankey "My Second Year of the Palmer___ "Up the Hill and J. C. McKay....... "The Billies of'the Phillip Glbbs "The Worn Margaret Sherwood SI.50 51.50 51.50 THE KENNY ALLIN Ltd. Phons 14B7 and Stationers.- -Next Da'lls STRONG DOWLER GRAIN .nd Comminien L Our entire arsBnI2iUod If ftt jour lervlca md Ttrlth our eipier- Itnce ve cui Eafelf to got you the boat prices tor four grain at anl Umo ftor an; grade or VdDil ol fnlm. Phon. M 1922 Fat Office lit! LeUibriojo Q'jaU- Rn. 1911 ur A0entc who an In ywr dV.rlcl. J, A. GUMMING C. Raby BUYS AND SELLS All kinds of livestock or handles them on commission. A TRIAL SOLICITED PHONE 1353 Make the MOST of the High Prices by consign- ing Your Grain to SMITH-MURPHY CO. You will reallig every cent la it for yoa, and get your re- turns promptly. WRITE OR PHONE k Office PhoiT Residence Phone 1484 N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER LETHBRIDGE BRANCH SHERLOCK BLDG. AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE We Issne lie MOST LIBERAL Automobile Polfcy at LOWEST RATES. Investigate our proposi- tion beCore Insuring your new car. SPECIAL OPEN DEALERS' POLICIES covering fill cars from time of re- ceiving unlll disposed of, with PRO RATA CANCELLATIONS allowed In erzry caso.wben machines are sold. Collision and Property Damage Risks also covert. Wilson and Skeith General Insurance, Loans, C. P. R- Land. Phone 1343 C-fflce: Sherlock Bldg. ORPHEII Opening With Maiince Mgnday HARRIS AND PBOY3 BIG MUSICAL COMEDY Mostly Watch'for Further Winnipeg. May niosl mo- mentous duy In the btstory of the: Winnipeg Grain KxchanEe on ihe' wliole was a very quiet day. The pro-1 ceeillngs began a few minutes before the when. President Gage KU- nomtfed to the wailing trade the re-; solution of Ihe council fual no In May whcal would Le alowed until j lurthcr uolice. He added Ital prices! El which May and July wheat would bci cleared would be (he closing prices of I Thursday namely 52.94. for May and ?2.S5 for Juli-. Promptly after the op- i e'.iliis there was a lieavy drop in Clil- j caso Mny and a spread on the orieuius j bids of i" to '2ijc. This, was 1 sensational fluctuation price of the [day. Minneapolis opened only 2c I There seems lo be a general feeling ihat the acilon of tbe council was ihe right thing although, it bears very heavily oil many sections of the Cash trading was almost elim-- Inaled. There Is lillle or jiii the country. There was a moder-( ate trade in There were 2000 bushels in sight for Irsjie.r'.ion but Ibe amount of contract wheat coaling in j Is limited while the percentage ot no very hish. thpl Is 269 ears on Thursday out of a total of just over 1400 cars. Winnipeg wheat closed iwiih October 5Hc lower, oats closed j'JSc higher for May. %c lower for' (July. He Tower for October. Barley] closed unchanged. Flax- closed !4c I lower for May and for July. Min- neapolis closed with May lower, July Cc lower. Sept. 4ijc lower. Futures Winnipeg Oct............. 190 Oats- May 77 7514 Oct. .iSS 5515' Let Us Help You CLEAN HOUSE A thorough renovaline; at tills season will Insure a clean, healthy home. We'll do our part furnishing Just what is Vest and al prices that arc lair. Borax, Sponges, Chamois, Am- monia, Sal Soda, Floor Wax, Furniture Polish, Disinfectants, Bug ExUrrnnii- lors, Rubber Gloves, Etc. Check off such items us you iced acd bring the list to us. Tbe Red Cross Drug Book Co., Liniled i'HONi Home, May 5. General ilorna. the Italian coailmnuer- in-chief, lias ratde Ills illsposl- v tiouE for au offensive on all the Italian fronts. During Ihe laEt month the Kalians linvo been practically on the dcfen- sivc, hut tliat lias Indicated v no abandonment of plans for a Ing offensive. The offensive last year started In June. reaching its full development late in tile summer. a 12yeai-old Girl Can bake Kettet Bread from OUR BEST FLOUR, than any 'woman, can bake out. of other so can n Milling Elevator Co U1TY Joint Telegraphs. George Cliio or Spohauc lias arrived -in Hie city lo take a position with 'tic C. It. telegraphs here. j W, A. Buchanan, Esit., .M.P.. aek-1 'nowledses ihe conlrlbuljon of J5.PO.' [from Mr. Kred Hutchliiss, Maybutt, Altn., for ihe Ucljlan llelief Fuuil. It Will Pay You To See Us FOR FIRST CLASS' FURNACE WORK EAVETROUGHING, BARRETT SPECIFICATION ?0 YEAR BOND ROOFING, METALLIC CEILING, CORNICE, SKYHQHTS. WATER TANKS, CHIMNEY STACKS, BRICK TIES, ROOF JACKS COUNTRY WOHK A SPECIALTY TliL DiM SHEET METAL CO. BEAR STAFFORD BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE 312 July 1 May............ 251 261H i May............ 259 Winnipeg Cairi Prices I Wheat- No. 6 ........................155 Feed.....................m Xo. 6 Special I FAMOUS MINSTREL DEAD No. C. W. 7GV4 No. Z C. Vf. 7m' Tork. May Johnson. on tTacl; 6S5i the famous actor, died here lodav He'. i waE also famed as liarins been'one 1 No- 3 c- w- 121 4 C. W. in of the finesl old-time rnlnslrels J Itejected and Feed ............100 No. i on Irack................IMJJl GRANTED SAFE CONDUCT The Hajue, via Uondon. May 2 Fourteen Dutch ships, which had been granted safe passage by Germany, Ijave arrived In Holland from Englantl- NOTICE wlne to the hlgti cost or liilng. the Magler Darners of Lethbrhlge have been compelled lo (on and after the 5lh day of }Iay) raise the price of hair cutting lo 50e, eiccpl children under 12 years, which will ba 35c. Share and neck shave, 2ic, Tonics 15c stralshL ENDORSED BY THE BARBERS' UNION, LOCAL 71. 119-5 THE AUTO AND ELECTRIC REPAIR SHOP All Miktt al Can. Magneto and Coll Work a Specialty 324 11th SI. S. 122-6 NOTICE J Pelcr JTolertsorj, rejected soldier, besr IP notify the public that have laken over Die transfer business of Kdward King, and hope by the same strict allcnllon lo all orders, to merit your patronage, Coal orders C.O.O., oTaylng of all kinds, also garden plow- ing. Pfcone 6p2. Mason Risch Limited Balmoral Dlock Lethbrldgt flclrolat, Victor Rccqrdt, VlaV Ini, Accordecni, Sheet.Minlg ind Musical Mill Orders Qlven Careful Attention. Superior Supply MINING, BUILDING AND fiA SUPPLIES AND liaUIPMV. liincrson -Fiirui SECONB AVENUE 4 THIRTEENTH STREET, LETHlmlDGE Xo. l on track Rejected ....................23514 LOCAL MARKETS Grain Livestock Prices Track Prices Wagon Prices Wheat (not quoted) Wheat .....220 Oats Flax Barley ....10815 Oals Flas Ilarley 53 LIVESTOCK PRICES Choice sleers, 8-Si4c; choice cows. Select hogs. 100 lo 250 Ibz.. He. Choice kllUnE welheis, lie. Choke killing ewes, CHINA'S DECISION Toklo, May foreign office Informed a representative or thfe As- sociated Press that Japan was not In- lerferinB In any way In China's dccl- eton over entering the war. II ia un- derstood lliat China. If she Joins the allies, wishes lo do m tree of conditions. At Ihc same lime she has Informed Japan that shs desires an In- crease In custom: duties and a post- ponement ol the Boxer Indemnity. Tlie tariff question is n vllal one (or Ja- pan, but It is hcHevcil the will be setled hy a compromise. SEED Today's Seed Arrivals Include: SWEET M Oocothy' EcVJardj Queen Alexandra (Bright Lord Nelson (Brilliant Martha WaHhin_Qton [While with Deep Rose Plcoteed Mre. Wa'll-r (Ross J Sptnccr Mixed. Golden Leaf and Tom'Thumb. MISCELLANEOUS Canary Vine. Japanese Hop. Broad Windsor Beans. Wild Cucumber.- Ear.y Cory Corn. Little Gem Peas. j. retail TELEPHONE NO. Vulcan Man Missing. Uuglnr I-odilicad, Vulcan, has been officially reimrlCLl cussing, nc- eorJIng !o a received by his mother. Mrs. C. J. LocliUcail. can. Costly Scrap. j Two men. Sweeps anil Franczn, sol intc an altercation yesterday on -ith 3. They crcatci comjiclerable of a disturbance until Chiel Hardy took them-In tow. Their fun cost them five and ten dollars respectively. Boys Fined. Eight hoys were (Incd for riding on (he sidewalk and two Tverc for discharging firearms wlthiu the city limits in Juveuile Court yester- day afternoon. They were gli'cn a warning not to appear DU similar flour Jumps. Flour has laken another jump sky- i wards, rooatine: now at retail, lAn increase of 75 cents already Mils' (week. With trading in Mny anil July i [called off however, there is a licod that urhcat may shortly reach a level nearer iho ordlcury man's pochctbook antl OoUr will follow suit. Mews of Arthur Hopton. Secretary Uickcll, of (ho V. M. C. .A-, lias received a letter from the trenches, asking information ot Ar- thur ffoplon, aged 2S, why left Mon- treal for Lcthhrldco Augusl 1915. His mother lives at Darnsley, York- shire and wants news of htm. The Snowball Is sold on a money back guarantee by (he merchants in Lcthbriilgc: HICK-SEHL HARDWARE CO. TAYLOR HARDWARE CO. CONSUMERS HARDWARt CO. C. G. OLANDER HARDWARE BAWDEN BROS. FURNITURE HART HARDWARE CO. ALSO AT THE FACTORY 313-15-17 THIRTEENTH STREET N. PHONE 1550 Utilities Co. All Rcl.lMg rights In territory from >facleoil to Talftr, eou'th lo the boundary, -excluding Lethbrldgu and Macleml, arc hclfl hr Hotlglna and. SUnniona, Room 4, llryan Black, bclhbrldgc. and lios 2.36 TaUer) AWa, i'rompl rcsiwnac to mail orders or requests for Information: j Barbers Raise Prices The liigli cost of living gets an- other upward Jolt tomorrow when the .barbers o( put another lilock uodcr Innsorlal prices. Some time jago the shave hcioateJ lo 20 cents. Noiv tlie ccllUGlvc haircut Is ipult, and goca lo LO cents from 3D. ToiilcH herrnttcr will IB 15 ccnia J slralghl. Heroaflur a haircut and jahavc, w.Ui a lilUc tonic will snonl liulca In a dollnr bill, leaving only a ANNOUNCEMENTS There will be a dance at the K. I1. ball Saturday, .May 5th. Classy music. A good time assured. 121-2 Buy a. Dominion CoTcmmtrrt War Bond lor hearing o% Ring ujj 18H3, Brillah-Canadian Trust Company. Capl. J. A, UcauHcu, of Montreal. will a census at the city hall of all employees whose agea arc ueiwcen 18 to 45 M a result ol a rcao- luUon fl'Jopled by the board of con- (rol giving hfij ncrnifaslon to do so. For Sale 600 RWPS with COO good strong lambs al fool. Price right if taken at once. C. (10 5th Avc. S, Phoht 1653 Red Cross sale of work by tile chil- dren of Mr3. Wilson's Bering ol North Lethbridge, fill bo helifln St. Mary's Hall on Friday, May 4lh. Af- ternoon lea and Ice crefam. An cn- terUlnmenl will given in Ihc even- ing by the children. Admission 25c, children Hop l.ce and Ixmg'lluc hhvc taken over the iiremlsca and business of Ihe Cecil Cafe. Any1 Recounts tor Iho Cecil Calc must IJo sent In before May 31st. m Ihc are nol re- Rponaible for old accouftla after then. We Ihc undersigned'v dcnllsls herehy Bgrcc li, close ohr resnccllve ofllces on aadmhy at 1 p.m. during. ho months of May, June, July, August in'l September. G. T. Jlarrs, Vf. If. Jl. J. 1206 T. Alttn. ONE HEGATIVE VOTE Washington, May urgent deficiency Mil passcil the house to- day with So- cialist, rasllns llic only negative vote. dime for Sambo when ho brushes you off. The pre-war ]irkc for Ihc would have Ij'ien GO ccnls. Hour of Opening Vets Club. Tho committee In charge have fix- ed the hour for the official opening of the (Jreal War Vcler.inM Asaocia- Uon ctub ou next Wednesday c-vcn- iog for o'clock. Tlie ladles of Alexander Gall Chapter. 1, O. K, have kindly consented to look nflcr the entertainment of visitors on that evening, and will serve The secretary of the C. W. V. A. lierc tins received word that ciulte a number of returned soldiers are com- ing down from Calgary for the occaa- Ollawa, Jlay All iraporlsnt i vendors are unable lo deliver, uncal ilillvo'-lo the'advances In of-lower.grarflca having rcEard lo Us commercial value for nulling iMirpase. .f and (lonr In the Win-] Tho ,hat hc had ycs- mcnl reli Iirlccs ol nlticg grdin exchange (w.ia made when Ilio house met' thin afternoon Kir Thomas icllng prime Allnlsler. Kir Thomas, after referring (o tlie dc- Ijatc In llic house yealerday on Mr. Kyle's motion fo, adjourn to consider Increased prices, sain: "I learned this morning from a dependable Financial sourcy that the corner H'hlcji lina oc- lerday cabled to Sir George Pcrley lo lake up the question wllh the wheat n lie him ngaln today. Sir Thomas said, with Ibo result that If relief ia oot af- forded, llic government will have Id conplder wlintGvcr furllicr action may- turral on 'the Winnipeg wnrKcl Sir WIKrld I.aurlcr asked Ihe minis- been brought about hy'llic-.'umisUBlly ter lf il "Burred to eo ________ large buying of the lirltlsli wiicat com. i wheat Is bay- mis-Ion, which ha.i been buying whcal l8 to-uc a corner lo Ho lln large quantities." Sir Thomas eomnilsalpii up. Sir Thomas lUiucil (hltl Iho and other yceU-nlay when n young walked Into the police and demanded dial lit; lie scnl lo Toronto or he would commll suicide. A K. .lores Is- his name, and ho came from Great Kails, where, he raid, fhc aulhorillca had raid hln way lo l.clhhrldgc, telling him that the LaUitiildgn uulUorlUcs would send Mm on to Toronto, That he had every Intention of committing suicide was evidenced oy (ho posses, slon of tiro'pblah o( nil it vomlca, a deadly poison, lie was arreslr.d and corcmftlcd Uy Magistrate KJton abolish Hid office of mission Ehoulil accent lo Ihe'extent commercial rommlsaloiicr lo America. government RUSSIA'S RAILWAYS WaitilnKloji, .May In adrtillon lo the political anil cconomto commls- to whlrh I'rcslrlcnt Rp-iclal Wilson wllj scndl commission of cmlncnt railroad c-nglnccrs will ho Bent lo help reconstruct that] AN AUTHOfI DIES i nalion'n IranBiiorlallon Bystem, It will! fxinron, May Ucnjamln he made up o( four men, Including! Whnailey. a Kngllsh au-j John t'. Slcvliciu, uno of (ho 1lior, (Hert Monday. 51u was born In cnglnocrs cmpluycd on Ihc J'anaroa 183S In Chels5z. kanal. COCOANUT KISSES HAOE SPECIALLY FOR YOU Balm-day, 15c jicr luilf Lethbridge Candy Go. K. P. BUlLDINQ STREET SOUTH ;