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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - May 19, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta HOTEL DALLAS CENTRAL EUROPEAN PLAN . COMFORTABLE HOTEL WINDSOR Beat $1.23 a Day Hotel in Alberta The BEST Bread is made with "Pride of Alberta" and "Mother's Favorite" Flour New Store, New Goods, Right Prices THERE IS QUALITY IN EVERYTHING WE SELL. FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES OP THE VERY 8EST FOR THE WEEK; END. COMPARE OUR PRICES WITH ANY OF THEM AND YOU WILL FIND TXEM REASONABLE. OUR AIM IS TO GIVE THE BEST GOODS FOR TH E LEAST MONEY POSSIBLE.-WE GIVE SPECIAL PRICE IN CASE LOTS.-TO OUT OF TOWN STOPPERS-WRITE FOR OUR GROCERY PRICE LIST. I TH High Class Grocers GOOD CO. Phone 52i Taylor Milling & Elevator Co., Ltd. Lethbridge, Alberta " A STUDENT IN ARMS" BY DONALD HANKEY The author, formerly a sergeant and latterly a lieutenant in the British forces has had actual experience in the trenches and has written not only with.sanity and sympathy, but with a fine simplicity of language and an inspiring nobility of outlook. He gives the mental attitude of the fighting men towards religion, church, their officers andtheir comrades. 24,000 copies sold in England in one �*� 1 �JA month. Price ..................,.......................... jfl.DU THE KENNY & ALLIN CO., Ltd. Phone 1487 Druggists and Stationers Next Dallas Hoteiv Make the MOST of the High Prices by consigning Your Grain to SMITH-MURPHY & CO. You will realize every cent in it for you, and get your returns promptly. WRITE OR PHONE Office Phone 1313 Residence Phone 1484 N. T. MACLEOD, MANAGER LETHBRIDGE BRANCH � SHERLOCK BLDG. STRONG & DOWLER GRAIN and Commission Merchant* Calgary-�Cdmanton-LatfebrKfa Our anUra organization la at your aarvtoa and with our expar-lanoe we can aafaly cuarantaa to cat you the baat pricea far your grain at any lime and far ator grade or kind of grata. Pttona M 1122 Calgary \ Far Offtea 1MB Lethbrtdgo \ Qua*, ftaa, 1811 Lathbrldga) tlaoa. a Our Agent* who art In yaur duttrlot. J. A. CUMMINQ Lathbrltfga Managar TheEmpire Ice Cream Parlor Under New Management We carry full line of Confectionery, Fruits and Ice Cream Drop In and give us a trial. Next door Orpheum Theatre. G. S. Boyd & Co. Props. Toronto Star Toronto Star: "Public opinion will uphold the government's action in ibis-criarsrUTifl" those who have criticized its course in the past will forget all that if there now be shown vigor and competency in doing right. If the blood and life of the country is to be lined up for duty and service, wealth and industries of the country cannol be regarded as having any sacredness about them which must be respected by the authorities." Toronto News "It is doubtful if compulsion was either necessary or feasible until the occurrence of recent events of gravest moment. Adoption of the selective draft in the United Stales has made the same policy more practicable in Canada. Other new factors are the increased submarine toll, the partial defection of Russia and the heavy casualties among the Canadian troops. The prime minister has chosen the proper time for the new departure." Toronto Telegram "Selective conscription must be absolutely tree from fear, favor or affection In the method of selection. Sir Robert Borden would have injured his country and his party less by leaving conscription aloije altogether than by permitting influence to supercede justice in the select'ion of recruits." Toronto World , "Nothing has been done in Canada since the war started that will encourage our boys at the front as the news, that they are no longer to be left unsupported. It will put new spirit and new heart in the Canadian army to know that at least their own people are behind them." Ottawa Journal-Press "During the past few weeks opinion has been crystallized through the country that it was the only alternative if Canada was not to be disgraced in the eyes of the world. We have no hesitation in saying that all over Canada there has been in these recent weeks a striking change in public opinion on the subject. We would not even except Quebec from this assertion." / Winnipeg. May 19.-The morning', was a dull one. one of the dullest the trade lias seen lor a long time so far! as volume of trade is concerned, but a wild one in prices. There was no opening in October until after 10 o'clock but after once started it show-, ed a wide range selling up to 2.22 j and closing 14-?sc higher than Friday, i The cash situation was. interesting in : that it showed quite a keen demand | by some of the mills for wheat. When � the agreement between the principal i longs and shorts was being worked | out less than two weeks ago the mills ! did not wish to be bound to take de-j livery of wheat in May and Juno on I July contracts stating that they rare-, ' ly wanted wheat in those months, and! , while they might want to take some, j they did not wish to take wheat and  pay the premiums offered by the agent 1 for the allied governments and the i agreement was finally made on that ! basis, the government agent agreeing ; to help out those who wished to de-; liver. Within the past few days there i has developed quite an active demand ' among some of the local mills and some of the Ontario milis and Jhere ( does not appear to be any plethora of wheat to,satisfy this demand. In "cash ! oats there was a better demand for. j low grades outside of tough. Some [ _^ ! rather-large sales of tough wheat were j ' j also reported. Winnipeg May _p.ii.ts 1 f i closed 2Hc higher. JuJ^e}es^3 iy,e ; l higher and October "closed 174c high-  er. Barley closed 3c higher. Flax ! closed with May 10c higher, July 9%c j higher. Chicago July closed 12c high-' er and September 12c higher. Minneapolis May closed 29c higher. (July 20Vie higher and September 17c higher, j Futures  Winnipeg Wheat : Oct.......... ! Oats- j May......... , July.......... j Oct..........i I Flax- ' May t......... i July......... . I Minneapolis- 1 May......... July......... I Chicago- Sept........ ... Tennis Racquets and Supplies We have a complete stock of all tennis supplies at prices that are veVy low: Nets............,$3.50 to $7.50 Posts.......'. . V;V$1.50 per'pair Slazenger Balls, 1917, 50c each Slazenger Balls, .1916, 35c each Tapes, per set, ..$3.50 and $5.50 Racquets .. . $2.00 to $10.00 each CITY AND DISTRICT Veterans' Meeting The Lothbridge Branch .of the (I. W. V. A. will hold a meeting in the Veterans' Club tomorrow afternoon at three o'clock. Not Stirling, Alta., Man Today's casualty list contains the name of Mow. D. F. Bissonettc, of i Stirling, wcmndecl in action. No man j by that nnnie left Stirling. Alberta, according to information, as thu result , of a Herald Inquiry. [ Donations to Vets.' Club I Tho Great War Veterans wish to j thank Mrs. W. Henderson for knives. | forks and spoons. Jfrs. Shippobotham ! for a cream and sugar set. and Itov. Canon Murrell-Wright for a chair. ! Military Medal for Macleod Man l Word haw been received by relatives ; there that J .H. Alexander of Macleod has been awarded the military medal j for conspicuous bravery. According ,to a letter to his mother, Pte. Alex-, under captured -12 Germans single handed. Tke Red Cross Drag & Book Co., Limited  'HONE CHANGE IN C. P. R. TELEGRAPH OFFICIALS Montreal, May 15.-C. L. Lelghty, now inspector of transportation for eastern lines with headqunrtors at Montreal, has been appointed superintendent of Canadian Pacific. Telegraphs, Ontario division, with headquarters at Toronto, vice Mr. II. L. Lillie, who has been assigned to other duties. Tho appointment is effective today. ! It's a Classy Show Mnnnger Inverarity of the Pantages Theatre. Calgary, was in the city yes-! terday. Whilst here he signed up "the j Kelley-Layne company for an engage- i ment Qf sixteen weeks over Pantages' Circuit. The Kelley-Layne show is : playing at the .Majestic for the last  time tonight. , -207 "220 ^ i ! 77 78% 01% 79% 1 74% i C2Vs i 303 303 309 '! 308 I 294 230 319 ! 268% j 240 I I Winnipeg Cash Prices I Wheat- I No. 1 Nor...2S0 No. 2 Nor...277 No. 3 Nor...272 No. 4 Nor...260 No. 5 Nor...235 No. 6 Nor...180 Feed.....................125 Oats- No. 2 C. W. 79% No. 3 C. W. 76% Extra No. 1 Feed ...............76% No. 1 Feed..72% No. 2 Feed..70% Barley- No. 3 ................ Flax-No. 1 N. W. C......... No. 2 C. W. 30G No. .......130 .......310 C. W. 2S8 LOCAL MARKETS Grain & Livestock Prices Is a genuine spring; tonic and blood purifier. This preparation is made of herbs with the addition of Iodide of Potash to cleanse the blood more thoroughly. It does not contain stimulants such as alcohol to preserve the ingredients but has just sufficient syrup to keep the preparation in perfect condition. 100 Doses tor $1.00 at J. D. Higinbotham & Co 1 Limited ' "Albtrt�'� Pioneer Oruggltta," - Wholetaln ar.rf retail cremlati TELEPHONE NO. J22 j Mine Examinations First and second class mining exam-; inations were held here on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, of this' j week. There were six candidates for ! : second class papers and one for first. > The examiners were Messrs. M. Johnson antlNR. Livingstone. Examinations for mine surveyor's certificates are being held today. Persona! Mention J. Y. Card, of Cardston, is a business visitor in (he city. O. ^V. Kerr arrived in the city last night from Minneapolis. John M. Downs the Spokane land man is in the city. J. G. Hefty of the TJ. S. branch pf the "International boundary Survey is visiting in the city. i Enlistment Here Good Lethbriilge enlistments during the past ten days remind one of the early {days-of the war. Thirty men in all have been attested for the navy, the Engineers, and Army Medical Corps. Many of the men are from the states and came across the line specially to enlist. anted BRIGHT BOY 1 ABOUT-15 Apply In person, Waddington's Auction Rooms, S. O. E. Building, Tenth Street South. A hammock invented by a Frenchman can bo converted into a comfortable seat that -will hold a person erect. FEMALE HELP WANTED WANTED-Two or three sales ladies to help In sale at Western Mercantile Co'y, 606 Third Ave., South. Apply above ad-Iress: British Canadian Trust Co. ASSIGNEE Plumbing, Gas, Steam and :-: Hot Water Fitting :-: PRESSURE SYSTEMS FOR FARM HOMES _ * Knapman Plumbing & Heating Co. 710 FIFTH AVE. S PHONE 1892 Track Prices Wheat .....25S Oats......05% Flax......- Barley .....116V- HOME WORK "Over 52 daily easily earned at home on Auto Knitters making War Socks, experience unnecessary, distance immaterial. Enclose three cent | stamps today for contract form. Dept. ' 79C, Auto Knitter Co., College Street, Toronto." - Ad. H. Anchor-Donaldson MONTREAL to GLASGOW Si . 3199 Wagon Prices Wheat .....241 Oats ... ... 57.Vi; Flax......281 Barley '.....105 LIVESTOCK PRICES Choice steers, 8-8%c; choice cowan). 7-7V2C / Select hogs, 150 to 250 lbs., 14%c. Choice killing wethers, lie. Choice killing ewes, 10c. CALGARY LIVESTOCK PRICES.* Hogs ......................|15.7.ri Cattle .....................10.90 Sheep ...............10.75 CARD OF THANKS Mrs., S. \V. "Tuckwell and Children wish to thank the many friends of the family for the kindness and sympathy extended to them in the bereavement which has come to them through the death in action of' the husband and father, Pte. S. W. Tuckwell. ANNOUNCEMENTS. Superior Supply Co. MINING, BIllLDING AND RAILWAY SUPPLIES AND EQUIPMENT Emerson Farm Implements* Staude Mak-a-Tractors 8ECOND AVENUE & THIRTEENTH STREET, LETHBRIDGE There will be' a dance held In the K. of P. hall., tonight, , May. |�th. Everybody welcome. A'grand time is assured. 138-3 A British beef' extract company Is developing a 500.000-acre tract rtpr'th of the'Transvaal for cattle raising. FOWLER'S CIDERS u pit 1 tutm.KiriD's .iui r- 1 I.Oi.ANUEKKY, 'CHI II l started early this, morning covers the territory south'from Nanton and oast from Pincher Creek, although little rain had fallen Before noon afpng the Taber and Foremost branches. Reports from all districts are tha't the grain is-showing really remarkable growth, and the state of advancement at this date is little behind that of last year.. Appeal Heard In District Court this morning an appeal was heard by Judge Jackson in which the Alberta Provincial j Police through the attorney general's I department appealed from a decision  of Magistrate Elton In the recent ' liquor case against Pete Smith of Coalhurst. Judgment being reserved Smith was arrested by Detective Hes-k'cth of the A.P.P., charged with keeping liquor in a boarding or lodging house. The evidence showed that three miners lived at the home of Smith, whose wife did their cooking and washing for a stated sum, the men buying their own provisions. Council for the defence, It. A. Smith, held that the fact that'lltese men had their cooking done in the house did not constitute it a boarding house. Magistrate* Elton agreed and dismissed the case, fit the appeal R. A. Smith appeared for the accused, Smith, anil Geo; B. A. Bice for the department. WON'T DISCUSS THE Winnipeg, May 19. - Grant Hall, vice-president and genera) manager of, the Canadian Pacific railway, returned tills morning-from Calgary, where he'mot iho, .roprgBontattyoH of the* striking coal :iniherH In an effort to effect a settlerooht of .'the 'strike, which is seriously menacing tiro coun-try'avcoal supply, WhQn"'Intervie'wod he stated that he did not care to discuss tho situation at the present time. SUNSHINE Moist Warm. Air FURNACES . YOU WILL SAVE MONEY BY PLACING AN ORDER FOR YOUR FURNACE NOW COUNTRY V/ORK A SPECIALTY RADIUM THE QiXQN SHEET METAL CO. REAR STAFFORD BLOCK, LETHBRIDGE t SEEDING IN SASKATCHEWAN . Regina. Sask., May 17.-Deputy Minister of Agriculture F. H. Auld stated today that most of tho wheat Heeding of the province has been completed. Ho declares the wheat generally Is not more than two weeks behind last year becauso of the fine weather of tho past two weeks. It will bo unlawful.for "any person or persons employed at any kind of labor service" in West Virginia--to strike, either "singly or in groups," during the war if a measure introduced in Die .'state legislature is mode law. The bill would also prohibit the discharge from employment of any parsons becauso of membership in ^tny trade union. Mason 81 Risch Limited Balmoral Olook Lethbrldga Vlctrolaa, Victor Reeorde. Viol. Ini, Accordoons, Sheot Muala and Musical Merchandise. Mall Orders Given Careful Attention, Lawn Hose, Lawn Mowers, Hedgex Shears, Lawn and ^3Garden,: : A; Tools of : every kind All at iH'iccft that cannot be.beaten. Your trade will be appreciated.' Consumers' H a r d w a re Go. NEAR/HUDSON'S BAY 8TORE \ ELEPHONE 1212 72993 534 ;