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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 16, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta HOTEL- DALLAS EUROPEAN PLAN CENTRAL COMFORTABLE LEtHBRIDGE "DAILY HERALD HOTEL: WINDSOR Day Hold IB Bread is made with Pride of Alberja" and "Mother's Favorite" Flour Taylor Milling Co., Ltd. Lethbridge, Developing and Printing II you want quick service and good work bring or mall your films to us. Films left up to 2 p.m. are developed ind the detlred prints ready by 10 a.m. ihe following day. THE KENNY ALUN CO., Ltd. and Stationers A Strictly Sanitary 155 Patent Dust- Prbbf Bins That should be soiiic consideration wlwu your AVe have spaml no excuse in fill 1 oiir up in' .way Tlit'. quality our gucMls is Try them ;tml see. THE CCX High Class Grocers Phone 525 Make the HOST of the High Prices by cwagn- rag Year Grain to SMITH-MURPHY CO. You "will realize' Kevery ,'ceht In it tor yon, and jour rc- lartts promptly. _, WRITE OR PHONE Phone 1313 Residence Phone 1144 N. T-, MACLEOD, MANAGER LETHBF1IDGE BRANCH SHERLOCK 'SLDGl STRONG 4 DOWLER GRAIN ud MerckaaU OJU enUri Toor.aerrlu tmt wttL ear nffr- We.CU iplumatM to fit jo. 'tie .prlni'kr Tov inlK uy fcr fnae klad of crmlal Prwrn M Ita Offta, IMJ Uthbritft) i! .1111 In j J. >L OUMMINQ People's Forum ire Ice Cream Parlor i New Management We'carry (all line ot Confectionery, Fruits ud lit Cream Dropiln and give us.a. Next-floor Orphe'jm Theatre, G. Props. Lieul. Stanley spencer, York and Lancaster regiment, fame [rom Cnllllwaclr, B.C. THE FILTBAT1ON PLANT Letlbridge, Alia, May 16, '17 To lie Editor, Lethbridg" Herald: Dear reply to your editorial What on tbe Filter Plant" ana asking on bebalt of the citizens an authentic statement ss to the stat- us ot tie contract, and whether Uiere is any hope Ibal the plant ivill be com- pleted Ihis-year, etc." In tie absence oE tb.e 1 late pleasure in statins the' follovfing facts regarding this matter. The Con- tract between Ihe CJIv anil tbe liooerls Filter Mfg. Co_ I believe was as care- fully considered and is as tight and specific in its requirements as it veil can be. Toe object aimed at by the l iras Ib IhrOTV all responsibility perfect plant at a (lied price i upon toe contractors, excepting only in. tbe natter of foundations. Knowins that tne foundations of the present should bare been piled i1 we had every reason to believe that piling would be necessary for at least i part of the filtration 'iplant and PCS- Isibly all.of In aspect or the sit-] [UaUon.wiUi Intending bidders. they advised us that, if they figured on (foundations they would have to.give I themselves lie" benefit of any doubt 'and figure safe.; TVe argued that If necessary vrc do it as cheaply as they could arid If il was not necessary we'would be that ranch better oft. Consequently In order that toe city., might nave a planl minimum ot expense and at the saihe time throw all responsibility, on the Contractor for the.whole structure and Its successful operation, Up City agreed to supply foundations as.required by Hie con- Iraclor after excavations ware com- pleted and the actoal nature of the for foundation purposes -ascertain- cr. There Is a; margin provided for foundations, and the Company.h bond- ed for" the lull coat' of the plant for Iwo years and the City has the right to renew this Bond for two yeara more. Guaranteeing.the City a perfect planl both In the mailer of conslmcllou and iperatloa. I The.Contract contains a War Clause as most Contracts do ia peace times and ali fihould in war time I am of the opinion that we would have lo prove very unreasonable delay, not. due -to war conditions, in order lo sny claim on Ihta account. The delay so far has been most annoying and-to us II appears unnecessary lo a extent, and Ihe Council has used every effort lo hasten the'work am advised that the fuh-conlracta ha? paid a premium of ?9QO.OO fo'ob lain preference on steel delivery. ;K receipt 6( a telegram staling Ibal'an engineer leaves Tor" Hero' to day. Teals'of; the-ground have been completed and.plies are (to be driven at L Al present 1 can see no reason wnj the plant.Ehould not'ne completed be fore nex' providing materials can be eecared irllhoiit unreasonable Winnipeg. May 1G. Trading was very limited In. volume avid interest largely confined lo seeing what will happen under the new regulations. nuppencil for tt lluie .was c sleady decline in prices. Winnipeg October went tlowu or 42c uudcr the high of tbc seasoii tut re acted and closed Tc up from the low point of Ihe day and 15 cents under the previous close with a llucluntlon of 12c. May oats closed unchanged aficr fluctuating ITsc- July closed KC hleher on fluctuation and Octob- er closed !5c bigher on fluclua- lion. Barley for May closed 2c down. Flax closed 17c down for May and 25c dovxn for July. Minneapolis, May clos- ed 15c lower. July lon-er ,iad September 32c lower. It _was notice- able that in all markets that walk they showed material declines it )ni previops closes all showed reaction from the low levels of the clay. Trad- rg iras light In cash and cinflnecl to c.io buyer. Offerings wcm nnicli smaller tbaj Tnesday. Oats, barley and ila-v are open bat trade was very light and the demand limited. The sit- ualion with regard to July is lighten- Fulures.- Winnipeg wheat: Oclober......... October May May Seulemper September...... 3C3 203 510 Cash .Vor...27 Xo.'3 No. 5 Nor... 232 Feed No. 2 O.TV... E-xlra No. 1 feed No. 1 No. '3 Hejected Feed No. 1 .V.W.C. 23744 XO.-2 Xor...27( No. 4 Nor.---257 No. G Nor... 175 .............135 114 No. 3 C.W..'. .130 7014 ......120 105 ....105 Xo- 2 C.W. .29J LOCAL MARKETS Cram Prices' Track Prices Vheat-..-...255 OaU......70% Izrlcy Prices Wheat... ...241 Oils 571 Flax-... ...281 LIVESTOCK PHICES Choice steers, S-S cftdlcp cows Select Logs, 150-10 250 Choice killing -c'-ters, 'lie. killing ewes, lOr.' CALGARY LIVESTOCK PRICES. Hogs Sheep To Sec'hrc a .Set of ON INDIA PAPER The estlmntf thai hi Leu days [rom now nil sets oC this Encyclopaedia Grltarinlca nn India paper will be 5cld and no more can be" fimuii as there Is no India nipc'ii 'lelt. Couie in nov. will be glad to. show you 'the til'terent Iitad- hoth Iho Issue and in- ihe I35UC. Tke Re J Cross 4 Book Co., Ijnie4 ['HONE Kodaks arid Brbwnifes .i- We'now i-'full Hock of these umerAB, recently market- ed by the Canadian Kodak Com-' panjr- The the, 2J4x4JJ la little smaller than postcard but gives the same' pleastag 'rectangular, pictures. c _ i 2C F. f. Lens J14.W 2C F. P. Kodak} F 7 1 anal- 2C Folding Brownie mems-. v- cus lens J9.CO 2 C Folding R. y lens .......'.'.......J11.00 J. D. Limited Tke ini retail ehcmltti TELEPHONE NO. VQ J C-' -f v .-i REASON FOR RESIGNATION Pelrograa, Jlay sor MilukolTs decision lo re- tire from the cabinet-was an- nounced al a silling of Ihe pro-' visional Eoi-ernraent InsHilghl. Us Immediate cause, the official news isency slates, was the 'difference In. views between him and olher members of the provisional government on Ihe question of the re-orsanlzalloir of. Iho cabinet. This Jlay Be Policy if (he House Otherwise' Refuses the Extension' Ollana, .May (here Is confirmation from govornmeitt circles of the report uuulishcd Ui cerlaln niunilug newspapers that if the. fiosal to extend the terra of parliament rs'opposerf II will lie jiut through (lie kousB by a government majority the impression appears to be growing that this rday be tlic policy pursued. ''11 U assertcn that Premier Uorden has received tne.a4iurance from the Imperial goverjinientx that il the ad- dress praying for ah'citenilon Is pass- ed; or'both Dominion will receive assent tiouse. or ,thc British The war situation, It Is said, will be urgcO.aa a reason for Ine extension and. lhe; avoidance of an election. Mvhi'ls there Is oiuct Ulk and spec, ulallon In regard to Ihe matter noth- ing1 definite Is likely to be known as to Ilie Intentions of the government or the official altitude of the. Liberals un- Jess tbe extension bill Is introduced .in the bouse. ONLYiVESSElS London; May EioMten Brit- ish merchant of more than tons were gunk during the pait wetk, .the official turn- Tnary.of chipping Issued to- day, yeiiels of less than tons togeth- er three fishing vessels. CITY AND For Belgian. Relief. A. lluchanaii, M. f1., acknowled- ge- a contribution of to Urn Uel- glati Keller .Fund ttonl G. -A, -Fraser, Foremost, AlberU phone Offlc.iU Here. n. Pearce. superinten- dent, traffic superJn- (eiidenl and traffic spcctpr of the government tele- phoned branch are fa the city today on tuslocss.- Engineer. H. H. provincial sanitary engineer, was in the "city ibis fore- noon, conferring wUh Commissioncr Freeman Ihe MllraUon riant. CMe.AdJgumed. In the District Court'yesterday Iho cacD'9'r Res vs. Marc'PlRcI, who. waa arrested some weeHs .fcgo and sent up for trial 'on a charge of Indccoplly assaulting a.lHtle.'glrlj.was adjourned owing; Ic the, [allure.oC tlic prisoner to understand (he testimony, lie ic- ing able only1 FrenpJi. The case iJc resumed qn't.ic.2l.sl. So that ar.wlndow.'cjn'be' left open without danger of damage, to a room when U rain's canyas (rough xa3 been invent til tbal'la" intended to be fastened window--sill to tbo water. Mason Risch Limited Balmoral alack Lethbrlagt VlcJrolai, Victor Vlrt. Accordeont, Sheet Muvlo and Muilcak Merchandise, Mall Orders Given Careful Attention. Notice to Farmers The, price, of Cream lias :ulvanml 4c' on Sweet Cream and 2t PRICES ARE NOW Ific No. 1 40c No, 1 (sour 3Sc IVo. 2 Sour Thli 11 the hlghcit price In the province. r. We sllll pay for Ghipment and pay ail chartjcs. Crystal Diiry Ltd. LETHBRID'eE sonally, 1 lied It moat (lllllcuH to get anf" o'rileri fllfeij 'vrlUiln a reasonable lime ani no douW.olherj find lie same dltliculty. We were lolii'tlat It uould teVc one year to build the Plant and we arc now a Illllo lieUer than starting.. Yours Iruly, M. Acting Mayor erior Supply Co. BUILDING ANDAKAIMVAV SUPPLIES AND Enfcrson Farm SCairde Mak-a-Tractors SECOND AVENUE A -THIRTEENTH Iflnclor., Jlay Iroois In .Macedonia have made en Import anl advance on the IJotran front and captured the-rlltage of KJapr) on llic Slruma front it Is said officially. Trenches on a Iront 'of yarils southwest of ErneKel also have hee'n captured. ANNOUNCEMENTS The drawing for (he ship, the pro- feeds at nlilch nn: In, alii of Ihe on' Relief I'nti.l will laVc place nn Thursday next, 1 All Conip'tliors n! 'the Miuitll Kcsllval olher IhaH rncmbprs of Knot and Wesley choirs i send In their names In nrlllng to 0, Taylor, loth St. 3., on or Ottawa, May Rpberl Horden announced wltrri' Ihe house met this afternoon that on, FrilSay. he" would c lo parliament doal Ing with the proceedings of Ihe Irapcr- laUtonferenco'arid the" visit ministers far as thcae pro- ccedines have been mailo puhlfc.' Sir Itolierl atldcJ that he would hava niade a- slateme.'il but -declitEd- nol lo Interfere with Ihe private mciinljcrB. The prime mfiilsler, seconded by all Wilfrid moved thai line house accept Ihti new mace, ed lo Ihc Canadian parliament, by Ihe Ixird Mayor ancf Sheriff ot Locrfin lo replace Ihc mace lost In Ihe deilnlc. lion of parliament bulldlngi by lire Kir Rohcrt referred lo the ceremdny In al whjch.lhe.niace was forrttl ly presented to bin.to the accorupanl ment ol many exprwalons' of "ifdbil will. Sir Wllfrhl l.aiirfcr caused laughter hy aayhiiTlIial the hoyec would know on Friday what Ihc prlirte mlnlstfr harl bart from Kng- land. Il wan quite "evident arldcd, that he had nol returned empty 'isfcihcn "pWrtiled lo .The. furnishing of the' Ureat War Veterans club rooms la nearly com been do Inlcrcatetl: persons In the clty.rThe'club Ihr'ouEh Its ev I lends Its thsnV? to all those who have been so kind as lo help thorn in get-. settled in their "new. nuarlera. THoje who have lo the' furnishing of the building are: II. T. Hrymer, Vf. A. Uuchanan. C. l.'Uowraan, W. S, Ball, Clly Sign Works, F. W. Downer, J. D.ivlilson, Senator Veber, Mra. Ewarl, J. Fig- gins, -Mrs. A. J. Goodman; Mr. anil Mra. J. D. Iflglnuothani, Hennessey Hudson's flay Co., Mrs. Nor- rrlan. Francis Nail, J. Russell Oliver, U. nylands. Dr. L. A. iloy. Waller Uosa, -Roy Eleclric Co., Red Croaa Society, Geo. Sfacey, SItnpaon fc Co, 3. Shepherd, Slar Electric Co., Mrs. A, H. Stafford, Hons ot Eng- V. Hill fc Co, O. H. Harman, iira. flarman, f.O.D.K., J. fc A. Johna- Ion, f.fra. HIiipL J. Kocn, D'.i King. geo. H. McKay, John handed. The ti resoli liffon" bV crlaltd of Koulh dcclafrn'ij the oi cxlenrllnp Ihp.fran. clilsc to the wrtnch of Canada Bhbiilcl engage Iho attention of. the1- govern- ment al Ibis tlp-j, on It. S. Me- Kenzle fc Co., JUas McKay, Mr. arid Sirs. fj. T. Alarre, Mrs. P. A. Stoltw, i. -Terrlll. "Dr. It. B. C.-Thompson, ftercy Waterhousc, A. Wllllamaon, K. Wadillnglon, K. M, Wilson. Mlis Klhcl TV Woolcy, Trottieon Class Wcnlcy Churcf- lOFFtlE STATIONERY UOOSE LEAF LEDGERS, LOOSE. LEAF. PRICE BOOKS, LEGAL. I FORMS. AGENTS SPECIALTY CO.'S CABINETS, ETC. Eyerall Franks COflNER FOURTH AVENUE-ANO FIFTH STREET New York, May Princess frene, formerly a Germ in raerchanl- seriously ilamagcd by nrc wlilch broke out In the navy yard In Brooklyn last night, It. was learned la-