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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - September 4, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta >AGE EIGHT THE LETIIBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Govt. Takes Control of Purchase, Shipment Wheat EAT Ottawa, Sept. 4.-Complete control of the purchase and sale or export of Canadian wheat has been assumed by the government. Controf of methods of export also has been assumed. Under the new arrangement the situation will be: The price for wheat for the crop of 1918 has been fixed and will be maintained for the crop year. The purchase of wheat and grains for export and for internal demands will be thrown open to dealers and shippers as before the war. subject, however, to supervision and control by the government. rSl Tlie goveniiiient will giuiran-lee the purchase of all .siiriilns nior-:haniable wheat rai.�e(i bv ("aiuuliar. 'arrtiers iii the year }','IS at the price xlreaiiy fixesl. 1-11 The apportiouinenl ami ili-;iri-biition of wheat for Canailiau iiiills luil for export will bp made under Bupervision nuii allotment and lake �.onnage. arvangeuieuts for latce iu.^ur-itice and shortages, ami t!ie mechanism for insuring the steady and e:"-.'ective tvaneport of wheat from tlie lead of the lakes to the seahoard. |.M The board of s^vnin supervisors K-hose members represent the interests of graiu producers, of shipping md forwarding agencies, of the millers and consumers of grain products. Has been entrusted by the gbverntuent iriiii the carrying oni of the above pro-rramrae and clothed with full powers lor executing the same. Under the arrangement of last year, the sole purchase of wheat for export was placed in ihe hands of the Wheat Kxport company, wliose iieadqiiarters �re in I,ondon with branches in Xew York and Winnipeg. i The result wa.s that the normal and. usual Canadian agencies for purchasing, selling and forwarding wheat across the lakes and by rail to the sea-' board were pvaclically excluded from ', doing business. Incident to this con-1 trol of purchase by the Wheat Kxport j cijini>nny. the business of internal dis-1 iributiou ta the mills and the control! of shipping tonnage across the Jakes , gradually fell under the control of ; the same company. .Vow that the price ' of wheat has been fixed anti specuin-| [ion therein eliniinated it is not considered necessary to continue such an arrangement to the exclusion and detriment of I'anadian dealers and ship-: per?. j Ky reason of its intimate relations  to (lie ocean transport system and' owing t(> the co-operation of Canadian ! transport agencies, the Wheat Export company was able efficiently to carry on the work ot transport to destination. It is not proposed to relax in any particular the central super-i vision and direction necessary to sei cure efficifint Itaudling t'l-om the head of the lakes to the port of delivery on the Atlantic .seaboard. WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER -I. lOlj Cl(y AS LAST YEAR Schools Re-open-Forty. Si.x Rooms In Operation ALBERTA COW MAKES NEW BUTTER RECORD Toronto. Sept. 4.-To Posche Queen Wayne, owned by Samuel Russell of Alix, Alberta, goes the honor of making, a new Canadian record for Holsteins in butter fat production. In a year just completed this cow has given 25,085 pounds of milk with 897 pounds of fat and an average test of 3.57 per cent. This name & can - your guarantee of ''Coffee Satisfaction'" In }-s, ) ftnd 2 pound tins -�l50 for Percolators. 193 ittry lov�f of Jelidcus coffe� sKouId We our booldet, "Perfect Coffee. Perfectly Made". Write for a copy. CHASE & SANBORN. MONTREAL I have on hand a large quantity put up in five gallon packages. COLORS GREEN, SLATE, GREY, CREAM AND WHITE To clear I am offering it at reduced prices. House Paist Regular $4.25. Sale Price $3.75 gallon. Barn Red. Regular $1.75. Sale Price $1.35 gallon. Shingle Stain. Regular $1.75. Sale Price $1.35 gallon. WhHe Lead. Regular $24.00 per 100 lbs. Sale Price, $20.00. SPECIAL DISCOUNT FOR QUANTITIES. ARTHUR HAYR p. O. BOX 275 OFFICE 416 FOURTH AVE. S. MAIL YOl;, show the finest and most attractive stocks we have ever presented in this city, and conditions considered, undoubtedly the best values. Novelty Plaids, big variety, $2.00, $2.50 Novelty Worsted Suiting.......$4.50 Finest Wool Poplins... $2.50 to $3.50 Beautiful Striped Voiles, many colors, $2 52-inch Fine Serge all colors... $2.75 Crepe de Chine, all colors......$1.75 Poplin Silks, 36 inch, all colors . . $1.75 Novelty Stripe and Plaid Silks, $2.50 to..................... . .$4.00 Crepe Poplins, 36 inch, all colors, $2.25 Finest Charmeuse Satin.......$4.00 $7.50 to $25.00 New French models com-prJsing the most favored styles from Eastern Fashion centres. Throe dozen very latest models on display tomorrow tor tho first time. Only one of a kind. Clarke 1 Co. 614 3rd Ave. S. We Sell for Cash ALBERIA GOVI. ESIiAIES FIVE SHELS ACRE was four hundred thou.=and acres. With the 4,800,000 bushels of barley there ivill he a total .of more than .seventy million hushels of grain harvested in Alberta this year. Warden Rivers of the provincial jail in once more to have as his guest one .lohannes 11. Von Koolbergon. notorious in connection with the revelations at .San Francisco whereb.v the German consul at that point and his following of spiei v;i;re enmeshed in the toil.s by Uie I'.S. secret service. \'on Koolbergen, who did a year'.s lenn in ihe fen here on a forgery cliarge some lime as:o. lia.s now been convicted by a Calgary magistrate on a charge of conducting a moonshiner's .still ill the Killarney Hiibdivision of thai city. C'has. Pace, his confederate in the illicit whiskey manufacturing ojjerations was fined %ZW and costs. Elaborate equipment wa.s found in the moonHliine camp la the basement of a store which Von Koolbergen had Jea.sed oscensibly for a furniture store. Von Koolbergen has been living at large at Calgary ever aiii';G liia release from the jail here in the winter of 1910. At that time it was expected that he would be taken to San Pranchsco as one of the chief government witnesses in the cases again?,' the German spy colony there but for .some rea.sou he was not taken acro.ss the line. Edmonton. .Sept. 4.-Estimate.? of j the Alberta department ot'agricullure i show that there will be approximately  fire bushels of wheat per acre for the area seeded. _ The acreage for which there will -fte no return is not given but the estimate is a general one, covering the entire province. This i.-; a great deal better than was anticipated and further the wheat that i.s being threshed this year is of splendid tinality. A great'part will grade No. 1 and though the threshing is only be- , ginning, the indications are that,there; will be a greater percentage of first; quality wheal this year than last. j With an e.itimated acreage in wheat i this year of H..50o,0y0 acres and takin.gi an average of five bushels per aero I there will ho about 17,ij00,000 bushels i of wheat liarvested in the province i this year. A great percentage of this j will be good seed. I �Oats, it is figured, will thresh about , IS to I'O bushels to the acre seeded. ; There were about li.oOO.OOO acres seed- i ed to oats, making a return of fifty | miliiou bushels. � Barley will thresh about twelve i bushels to the total area seeUed, which ' TABER fFrom the Times). R. -Moffatt was charged before .Mag-i.strate Layton last week with as.sault by If. ^losley. It seems that a dispute occurred between the two and -lloffatt was charged with using abusive languuge, He was assessed and costs. The Red Cross tag day at the recent Taber fair realized the sum of Sl2.'j.:.'l. The proceeds of the drawing for the cushion 'were ?1G.T.'>, ami the Red Cross quilt were $51. J. II. Robinson received a wire on Tuesday afternooa siiniiiioning him to Edmonton whore his brother .is seviouply iU. He Itift on the afternoon train. - : Mr, and Mrs. L. IJ. Lyiid are leav- ing for Prince Albert. Sasl:., this woelv. whore .Mr. Lynd has accepted a position on the staff of one of tlie schools there. - W. A. Davidson, B.Sc. M.Sc, Supervisor of Instilttte of .Mining, T'ro-vincial Institute ot Technology and Art, was a Taber vfsUor last week, tie was trying to fnterosl the miners ot Taber and dL-ilrici in taking a course in mining. Last year there ,were try men in this district who j took the cDur.ses. There were a total ' of l.'>i', who took .course.", last year, and of the nine Avho succeeded in taking their first cla.ss certificate, seven were students in the correspondence class. V Dr. ,1. ,r,. Field, until recently resident surgeon at the Chelses hospital for AVom'en, London, is coraiuL' to Taber to practice about the ."rd of September. Di: Field practiced in Hegin.i prior lb the outbreak of the w^ar and for years served with the Imperial Ai-niy as surgeon. TOTAL WOO, Ottav,a, Sept. 4<-Three million dollars over and above ordinary salaries, it is estimated, will be required to meet increates recently granted to post office employees in the outside service. Of the 5,-947 employiees in Eastern Canada, 4,990 get a total increase of $350 a year, including the increase granted in the appropriation of ' last session. Of 3,055 m?n In Western Canada, 2,774 get a total additional grant of $300. .4 Ten thousand people lieard Hon. l)r Heland's open-air address at tho Toronto Exhibition. BOBLOPG , UNION MADE OVERALLS SHIRTS 8. GLOVES LORD FORREST DEAD. Vancouver, Sept, 4.~A special cable to the Vancouver World from Sydney. Au,itialia today says that the death of Lord Forrest occurred on a steanr-.sbip enroute to England. I,.ord For-ri'st, w;;^ identified with great develop-nicHt work-; in Western Australia and was noied as i�a Australian inter-I ior exiilorer � ' R.G.LO:)IGftCO.uMnc(� TORONTO _ CANADA J We will add at least six montKs more service to your last season's clothes. With our aid it won't be necessary for you to spend a big sum for a new wardrobe. It is your duty to have your j:lolhes dry cleaned or dyed. Conservation is the order of the day. Discarding useful clothing is wasteful, unpatriotic and increases the price of new clothing. We also clean and remodel furs. ' Now is the^ime to have your garments put in shape for fall and winter wear. Send us your dresses, suits, waists, skirts and furs-as well as youK husband's su/ts and overcoats. Our guarantee of abolute satisfaction is your safeguard. Our City Dyeing & Cleaning Works nL AAA Phone 444 418 Fifth Street South 4 ;