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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 18, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta KIUDAY, MAY 18, 1917 TIIF. I-ETllliKIOGK DAILY UKUAU) PAGENPXE DISCOVERY VIclorJa. H- O.. May Premier Irewsler anuounccd tonight that acre would bo no prohibition bill this eiElou, that an iiuiuirv wnuM be ieia Into Ihe 'charges of n (ha soldiers' voie averieuE end a peclftl session of house called not aJer than Aug. lij lo consider the re- of '.he Investigating commission. r the majority or 122 igalust pro- iblilou were out a a a rtEuli Ilia Inquiry. iirohkLiliioii would Le tile pcictier 1. He brought j-ait JL proposal In the form of u I'lOiUilou ttie lieutenant ROV- raor (u send floirii a message pro- fldlQE for Ihe appointment of a com- mission of Iniuirv. C. P, A. EARNINGS. Montreal, May P. H. oarn- njs for Hie week ending .May II, were an increase of GOO. TODAY TIXC.L.E BAJI: "For a mnaU you hsve a rernirEabiy large Ihc N'ew Times. CMy By-lav 'Calls For 1-Pound Raw Male'rials High is thff thief of Keep yourself well by the bendy use and kelp of rLethbrldgp, May iSlh. To The Lathbridgc Herald. Dear notice by your paper ,o[ Uid'JJlS, (nst.-, Mhaf Llto boaid of .traclfi hire "iflken, npUce of Hie prlcfe jLethkrlilga.. They arc criticising the; .bakers answei'- tbcjcrlllciini that hav'c already teen VuDJUJietl liLbpth pspsrs JsiJlie clty. reasons Vwerlng'thenj. is this, "jArc hnvo bbM Va It ing'fprlqoTnc, responsible Authority to tahe (Ms question up anrl Jmve it JiivcBllgateil Hi a proper mnnner. Kvl- by Ihc tone of-yQiir Xrllcloihc'bo'Drd of is under llic Impression tha( (lift bakers lujfvo ep rue filing lo hide nhil llinl Is "Hie rea- son (bey nro keeping T.ic bskbrs have nojliing lo hide ami arc .filling fo eiyc.any lads CT figures that any commit Lcc may waul lo ar- jjvn al a.fair price for bread in L.eth- 'LTlrlgo'.' This asltiUlon somebody who Ims. no Idea 'of bread coalg at all mid a'rumor once ptarled la very liard io atop. fcgitnlioti liaa hurt Llic bakers of Ihls "city" very niuHi and U IB only fair" to 'lih'thaL'RuMm'eEtigiilldn lir licM nL artf 0? .nnicli pulilR'Iiy the rominltlcc's as Vas been Kivcti to rumnr of unfair ilic main seems (o be Miat Ihc prkc of brcud Is In MMhbrMgn llinn In other ritloa of Ihc Our answer lo th'nl la IhaL Ve, as biialnvsa men, iln not viin our fiomcboily else's cost sheds Iwo.or four Ininrlrcd 'iflsr our cosla 011 our'r-wn cosl sliectb' mui we will produce the fig-ires for the investigating conmtiL- tf.G. The pnly cJly In Canndn thai '.he l.ollihridgc liahcry arc Intcre.slcd In In broad prkrs ontstdc ot Is Calgary. The attUciunnt baa been liiHilo tliHt prices aic high- or Itian Calvary prices, Tlic fuels arc Ihcsc. Tic ford Ihe price O4) fourlccn one nurl anc-lmlf pbiiml loaves for llio ilollfir or twcniy- ojic poiinda of hrcnd for the dollar, I lip I.cthbrlclge at llic llnic ivfcs '2Q Ion VCR for (lie dol- lar, n (Ijffcroncc In Ualgary's favor of orfc pound on lht> dollar. Todny I'al- price Is eight ono and onc-hnlf pound loaves for the dollnr or hs-clvo poiindH of hioad for thn dollar. The price Lnday Fs clown one- r6inid loaves for llio dollar or A riJf- fcjeTice In Calgory'd favor of one on Hie dollar. This tncAns Mint (he price torl.iy In Aitacdy the annie In 'and Lollihrhlpc ns IL wan before Ihc VAT, lhal nnc pound fllffcrttLcc Ihn dollar. ..From llic, hiker's ilntidpolnl bread ;in cheaper than tl Is In Calgary' L nil Unici for Mils reason. Tlic (Mlffary hns to Imntllo olghl lo gel Ilia dollar while, tJic LclKbrldgc linker hns lo hnhdln II. [outside or the raw material) a one-, .loiiinl loaf from the mixer Lo Hie I lonsumer as U does a pound and a lalf loaf. The bread by-law nf hotli- mdgc calls for a ODC-IIDUIH! lonf nnd IL has been on the slatuie liooks ever since I came to LethlriJgc seven years ago. The one-pound lot! was an advan- tage Tor the customer when prices were normal siiiu we sell it for 5c- That 11 is a disadvantage now is tol the baker's fault. All our pans ore bought for oue-pcuad loat and lo change lo a larger size'would cost the three shops In the city about DO.OO for PADS'. If Hie citizens want a larger loaf who is going to pay For these pans? When you congratu- farmer on'gellmg a bushel for wheat do you not expect to pay your share "of bis prosperity? The Consumers league _ln Calgary Look Vip" the price of bread there'ubcn the It lo'S lor a dollar ami llicy had the bakers up beforo Hi em al a-niccling'and .talked the matter r. Mr. Shelly, wlip' rims Iho tar- "gesl shop hi Calgary 'told 'them that uejcoulri have sold and lock- ed' -hi? .ilpor. ijidjilfis.' afio apil niiflq the slock lie 'lie aid liot do that as he thought (hat'prices'would como doivii again, lie baked up Iho Mock lie It'firt nnd al llic old and iwifen ijis'jjlpck was done he nad la" mlsertVio price of Lrcart ami the "consumers go- Ing Iiilo the Ilinroughly Ihe the incnL- that" (lie not (o blame for the jirlce of bread anil thai Ihoy, IJic Inhere, bad bcenVvcry reas- onable In raising the price when they dirt, have been. In r.cUibrldge ore sovcn years "'and in-lhat-Llmc Miavc scan Ihrce bakers start uj> nnd sell clicap Ijrcail ami where are they to- day? Mr Peebles started the Union llakorj' andeold broad at 5c. He was Ihc first baker to pell a 5c loaf in Lellibrldgn and he Tasted Jus'l about twn ycnrs And then made nn asatgn- inculr all ,lf aiiM and done R icr Is olhor busi- ness man. lie has lo geL a fair price for his fioodB to for the mntcrlal the oosi of niantifnc- urltig Lliein and Ihcni and j rofiL besides or close up his doori anil you take into zc-; count flour thai cosl us nil enor- mous mes [hat we were compelled1 .to rnlse DIB nrJCE in justice to ves, does it not snera" lo yon UiaL the baker has been very falr'lu'his deal-, [tigs Ttio board of (ride wants an nvesligatlon. I, ns a baker, rlethand Jiat in fairness lo myself Irtde, (lie civic club ami the ciiy inlssiwirrs lioH investisalJon at once and give full publicity to their Mntllngs. j will a measure iwlicrc the Lakcra aland anil put Danic Humor lo'ltllght, 1 remain, Yours joil.v GILMORK: OFFICE LOOSE LEAF LEDGERS, LOOSE LEAF PRICE LE6AL I V' FOHMI, OH- OFFICE SPECIALTY MANUFACTURING FILING CABINETS, ETC. Everall Franks ;CORNEB FOURTH AVENUE ANb FIFTH STREET v WHERE TO GO FOR Roofing, Tinsraithing, Gai anil Steam Fitting. Plumbint HICK-SEHL HARDWARE CO, PIIOXE 762 PILLS ;s frttr ALWAYS PAYS WHEN BUYINQ MEATS TO GET THE BEST. THC LIST FOR QUALITY MEATS IS DELANYS LIMITED, WHO HANDLE NOTHING BUT ALBER- TA RAISED PRODUCTS. A Lesson in Domestic Economy HOLIDAY SALE OF RfWQ> QITITQ BUTo oUlliJ FIX THE BOYS UP WITH NEW SUITS FOR THE HOLIDAY MAY 24th Ttyc biggest and best nf lioys' Clothing and J'nnmliinys south of Calgary. Splendid Values. utilities. Correct, in sLyle. v. BIG BOYS'SUITS in Worsteds Great Values Uttle Boys' Cloth Suits, I'rcKy styles for little eliaps 4 to S years. Made up' in many styles from litater- ials in brown and grey inix- tiires. Holiday Sale Price BOYS' Tweed Bloomers In every aizcj.apd '' m a if c from -good- scr- wooLtwceilH and Little BpyV Wash Suits Ainfricnn ami Canadian slyles. The blgfiest range or styles and nialcrlals'Vc ever In fast color galaleas, drills, crash, heavy thamhrays, uiques cords, for JiMle boys 2 to 7 years, -i. T o AA Prices Range ironi 0 BOYS' KHAKI TWII. A splendid iceulnit Illocmcr for the ifiys.' An 1 WuhaMe.' Slnii t to 15 years. Prlcia 7UC l.VV BOYS' COT'I'ON TWKK1) UTid'dnrK.cblors.'Slroiig and clean. Per pair Kverj- ti'iaHty and from ?5c up [o Bring (ho kMcJIM alonj fit IJicin'olll u-llli the non-Mi PA l.ld........................................................ Another Big Shipment of American Shirt Waists for Boys '-Ct'TfO Guaranteed fasl and dark 'shades, (jjoiwl fitters and made, For n TP rnces 90cj 75c and 45c i f boys six fifteen years, THE SIMPSON ;