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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 6, 1909, Lethbridge, Alberta AtTA., THUftiDAY, MAY I, I SUNUQHT With half the labor, and at half of other soap, Sunlight does the whole washing In ball the time, yet without lajurlng the most delicate fabric. Uae it the Suillfbt way. Follow the dtrectlttsf. LOST OR DAMAGED FREIGHT Lever Bros., Toronto, will send you free, a cuke of their famous Plantol Toilet Soap, if y_ou mention this oa- per. _ _ 'WIFE INFLUENCED PATTEN f) Forced Him to Get Out ot Wheat New York, April 28.- -The American says: The loosening of James Patten's grip on the wheat market accord- ing to. a story that Wall Street heard yesterday, was due neither to fear that he could not hold it nor satis- faction with the profits he had won. It was due to his wife. It was well- known in Chicago that the speculat- or wheat king is intensely religious. So is his wife. When the newspapers began to print stories showing that the size of bread loaves had ben re- duced because of the Patten holdings and that the children, oi the poor were suffering, Mrs Patten begged her husband to let go some of the wheat he held. out of" it, she is said to have pleaded in order that the poor might be relieved of their distress. And thereupon Patten sold bushels of wheat at Then he sold more retain- ing only his "cash wheat.' "Patten could easily .have squeez- ed purchasers and kept the price of wheat up as high as even, if he had wanted several grain men declared yesterday. Rev. E. T. Evans, Who Eloped With Miss Davis, a Sarnia Girl, in Wales With First Wife Port- Huron, Mich., Apri bigamy charge that..once seemed like- ly to be pressed against Rev. Evans T.' Evans, former rector of St. John's Episcopal "Church in Sarnia, in con- nection with his elopement and sub- sequent marriage to Miss Davis, .a young woman member of St. John's choir, will probably 'be- dropped. Mrs. Theresa Bolan, Sarnia, close friend of Mrs. Evans, says she -has received a letter from Mrs. Evans, who is in Wales, stating that the dif- ferences between herself and her hus- band have been patched up, and that they are living together. She has no desire to prosecute him since the death of the young woman with whom he was infatuated. The Canadian Frtifht Seeking to Evil To prevent the trouble and expense caused by freight being lost or dam- aged in transit the Canadian Freight Association is circulating amongst the freight agents of the different railways an illustrated booklet which shows why freight is lost or damag- ed, and how this source of loss can be avoided. In the brochure a strong point is made of the absolute neces- sity for having all freight shipped in proper shape and plainly address-.-l. Amongst other things that men and shipers should remember the booklet makes .the following "Shippers and consignees blame the carrier when a shipment di freight fails to reach destination or is deli- vered to consignee in a damaged con- dition. But a small number stop to think it is their fault more than the, carrier's. In the beginning, the fun- damental rule of carriers in accept- ing -merchandise was the requiring of each package to be plain'y mark- ed, showing full name of consigns and destination. From a .-itiingness to oblige patrons this vital require- ment has been so far "side-tracked." so to speak, that 'it is not unusual for bales, bundles, and pieces to -be accepted without any marks. Coupled to the disappearance of full marks came the gradual decline in the strength of packages in which goods are shipped. Boxes and sacks are made of thinner- material, crates are substituted for boxes, and sacks are now being used by some shippers for articles which should not bo shipped in 'them. To insure the prompt and safe delivery of goods, it is necessary for the .shipper to plain- ly mark each and every package, bundle or piece of an less carload shipment, showing this information: Consignee's, name in full; bill of lad- ing destination in full; state in which destination is located; if more than one station in same state of same name, full name of county must be shown; al! previous shipping marks must be obliterated. The name of consignee and destin- ation must be legibly written or sten- cilled, and as far away from any other writing or marks as possible. It is a great help to all .when the. shipp- er's name and location are also shown with the word 'from" preceding them. Every package, bundle or piece of- fered for shipment should, be present ed to carrier in condition to stand the wear tear- not only via all-rail routes, but also the additional hand- ling incidental to transportation via rail and water routes. SEVEN BABIES TOSSED TO HIM A Big Policeman at- New York Fire Caught Five of Them; Other Two Had Skulls Broken New York, April lives were lost, six persons are missing, and fourteen others are in the hospi- tals-as the result of an incendiary fire which gutted, the .six-storey dou- ble-decked tenement house at No. 37 Spring Street, in the heart1 of the Italian quarter, early today. Officer Brossner, a former ball player, saved five lives. Seven, babies were thrown down to hiny in almost as many se- conds, and the, big, policeman manag- ed to catch five of them while another had its brains knocked out on the curbstone when it slipped through his hands, and another's skull was fractured .by striking his; helmet Nand bouncing off. A RANCH SOLD (Macleod Advance) The P. Grier ranche of 160 acres, situated on Willow wag sold according to instructions on Satur- day last, G. F. Beere auctioneer, wielded the hammer. Mr. R. B. Wil- son becomes the possessor of the property, for which he paid per acre, the sum of over and above the judges jeserve being real- ized. A big crowd was present but .bidding was not active. STORES TH'AT ADVERTISE Two children approached their mother, asking her. if they might play- store. She consented, with the injunction "Be very The chil .dren remarked, "All right; we will pretend .we don't advertise." Advertising is the difference be- tween a quiet business and a husV ling one. It is pleasant'to hear the front door of your- store open and shut many times during the day, and to have your clerks busy selling goods to customers. Customers do not come to your store simply because your store: is open. They are attracted there by some -particular reason. The idea in advertising is to increase the attrac- tion so that you might surround your self .with a continuously growing num ber of customers. There are some business men who tell their customers that the merch- ant who advertises, charges the ad- vertising expenses 'to. the customer while they give the. customer dye per cent, off their purchase" in by saving their cash receipts. Such is not the case. An advertiser by the use of the news papers creates-new business and in- creases his business so much that his general expenses are lower than those of the non-advertiser. His turn-over being so-much greater he can afford to take lower profits and still make more money. There lire not. many advertisers who spend five per cent, of their turn-over for advertising, about one per cent- being the aver- age. Another feature of "the advertised store is that there are; no old and shop-worn goods, the-quick turn-Ov- er of all lines keeping the stock fresh It to buy at advertised stores, even when paying the same prices as at unadvertised stores. You will get better value to fresher stock. OFF FOR THE WEST Toronto, May hundred homeseekers left here yesterday for Manitoba and Saskatchewan. We Can Sell Your House, Lot or Farm We hove a lot of "bnyere whom we can't ..apply List Your Property With Us We guarantee to turn it at a fair price THE EMPIRE LAND CO. Real Estate Brokers, Financial Agents, Notary Publict Ott Block Phone 8W miiimiiiiiiiiim 1. Trip Thrush Ruiii 2. Uriels 3. Dirk Ttwi fire 4. New Bird Girl Q O N Q capable and experienced saleslady for dry goods department, fj j'Must have references. Apply Manag- j er Hudson's Bay Company. 120-6 ing Etc. WELLINGTON Cor. Cutbill and Court- land. Box 644. first class barber, one to take charge of shop, good shading and haircutting. Good j wages to competent man. Apply Fred' S. Smith, Bow Island, Alta. 121-3 shack moved from Smith St. to Duff addition. Westley, at Herald Office. Tenders general servant wanted. Applv Mrs. J. W. Kean. 121-0 girl to help do gen- eraL honsinv'ork. Mrs. J. W. Wilson, 2-storey house east ilour mills on SITUATIONS WANTED SEALED BIDS will be received by Railroad J the City oi -Lethbridge at the office 5 of the City Engineer until 12 o'clock noon, May 17th, 1909 for the construc- tion of approximately square yards of cement sidewalks. 'EXPERIENCED FRENCH GARD- A certified cheque for the sum of take charge of iny kind One thousand twc hundred doUars Of'work in payable to the Secretary- Treasurer of the City of Lethbridge must accompany each proposal as a guarantee that the successful bidder will within six days after the award- ing of the work enter into a contract with the City. Satisfactory bonds will be required for the faithful execu- tion of the contract. Plans and specifications may be seen at the office, of the City Engineer. No bid necessarily accepted. C. M. AENOLD, City Engineer. Lethbridge, Alberta, May 1st, 1909. 119-13 Place Your Orders for ....WITH.... JitS. HUME Satisfaction Guaranteed I PHONE 289 Electric Wiring and Supplies SEE Electricians Redpath St. Leth bridge or yard and gardening- landscape. Ap- ply Box X., Herald Office. 120-6 CONTRACTS for contract for building with first class gang of carpenters, in a few days. Ap- plv to J. R- Agar, contractor and builder. -P. 0. 170, City. 1206 PROPERTY FOR SALE FOR residential pro- perty, rents per month. Price Good terms. Alberta Realty Co. 115-0 FOR roomed house, centrally-located, new and fully mod- ern; also six roomed house and four lots on Westminster Road. Apply S. J. McDiarmid, Box 376. 120-0 FOR new fully modern house. Apply P. McMurphy, Mgr. South Alta. Lumber Co., Phone-225. 121-0 FOR SALE storey six- roomed house, Crabb St., good terms. Apply Box H.H. 123-6 FOR SALE OR two-story house in Riverview. Possession at once. Apply W. H. McLelland, c-o C. F. P. ConybeareV office. 123-2 50.000 ACRES OF WHEAT Close to Taber, for sale, ranging m price from up. Stewart 4 Mat- thews Co., Ltd., E. B. Tainter, Local representative, Taber, Alta. 104-27 CFWNERS acres first class level land, no stone 14 1-2 miles from town. Will sell for if equity is paid in cash. Address Box Lethbridge, .Alta. 122-6 MISCELLANEOUS FOR SALE. FOR work horses. Phone 384 or apply to 425 Bartlett St. 1216 FOR registered Percheron stallion. Good work horse, single or double. Will trade for good mares or geldings. Also two or three teams of drivers. Apply Box 290, Leth- bridge, Alta. 121-0 FOR Incubator, holds 120 eggs. Also brooder, last sea- son. Apply J. T. English after 6 p. m., 2 blocks east of school, North Ward. 122-1 WANTED TO BUY shares Diamond Coal. Apply H. McLelland, c-o C. F. P. Conybeare's office. 123-1 nv.ir ber of setting hens. Applv Wilson's Auction Rooms be- side "A.'R. offices. 123-6 ROOMS WANTED WANTED TO unfurnish- ed room or 6 roomed house. Reason- ably close in. Apply L. C. Powell, Arlington Hotel. H8-6 ESTABLISHED 1854 Merchants Bank of Canada OFFICE. MOMTREAL Paid-up Reserve and Undivided Profits............ Acconrrt of Merchants, and Ranchers fclkited Drafts Money Orders Letters of Credit Savings Bank Department Lethbrilfe Branch Coaldale Block, St. STORE TO Hill Block, Duf- ferin St. 60 feet long, neat windows. Now occupied by Win. Head Co. Vacant June 1st. Apply E. J. Hilr Co. 122-6 FUENISHED ROOM TO Modern Conveniences. 53 123-0 LOTS FORSAUE FOR SALE AT A en at once, a few lots in Block 7, one block from Agricultural Ground. This is worth" investigating. For particulars call, -or Phone Em- pire Land Co., Ott Block. Phone 394. 119-6 MONEY TO LOAN MONEY TO 'improved farms at practically your own; terms. Mortgages and agreements of sale purchased. Municipal bonds and de- bentures negotiated. Empire Land Co., Ott Block, Phone 394. 119.8 2ND will buy your second mortgage or loan you money on it. We mil buy your first 'inert- gage or loan you money on' it; We -will buy your agreement loan you money on it. Empire .-Land. Co., Ott Block. Phone 394, "119-8 or four well broken" oxen. Apply Box 27, Herald; LOST stone pearl ring. Reward. for return to Herald office. _; 119-6. gray horse, branded quarter circls over on right shoulder. Weight about IDS- Has been sreeh around river Ten dollars reward for recovery. ply John James, southeast of- the Fair Frounds. P.O. Boar 95. 121-5 red milch cow, branded ;SB on right hip. reward for return to Alex. George, John St., No. 3. 21-S FOUND note book with name Al- mond Langford Taylor, Lethbridge in- side cover. Owner can have same calling and paying lor ad. 121-0 FOR SALE 1st. An improved farm of land on the Milk River, known as the Loggin Ranch, about 7 miles from Coutts and" 8 miles 'fronf'Milk River, having comfortable dwel- ling house, horse and cattle stables and corrals. 2nd. Parcel of land in situate directly east of North Ward Meat Market( 15 .by 134, 1300. jATso 1500 RoyarCol- iiery shares. Apply _ MCKNIGHT BROS., Milk River, AltaT NOTICE Application will be made on be- half of the Alberta Midland Railway company and Canadian Railway company to the "Board of Railway Commissioners- for Canada; at the Board's -office, at Ottawa; June tenth, 1909, at o'clscki noon for a to the; Governor sanction of an agreement amalgamate ing the said companies. DATED at Toronto ;May. 5th, 1909. GERRARD RUEL, Solicitor.-, SYNOPSIS O> CANADIAN NORTH- WEST LAND REGULATION! Any person who is the sole head ot a family, or any male over 18 jewti old, may homestead a of available Dominion land in Mani- toba, Saskatchewan or The applicant must appear in penon at the Dominion Lands Agency or Sab- Agency for the district. If proxy may be made at any agency r of intending homeateadcr. montha' and cultivation of the land in eaob of three years. A homesteader may live within nine miles of hia stead on a farm of at least 80 solely owned and occupied by Ilim or by his father, motheri son; dwifkUr. brother or sister. In certain districts a homfstcMet in good standing may a quarter-section alongside hit stead. Price per acre. Duttee, -Must reside six montha in of ftix years from date of homtateal entry (including the time wSquirad earn homestead patent) and cultivate fifty acres extra. A homesteader has exhawWd homestead right and eajuioi ob- tain pre-emption .ma'V a imt- chased homestead in oehain distrkta. Price peT acre. Teside six months in years, cultivate flftf and tract a house worth W.W.C01T. Deputy Minister of the Iilw pablicaik.a this adveriitemeul not be for. ;