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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 8, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta -oil ALL THE LOCAL NEWS WHERE YOU EXPECT IT THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD .SEPTEMBER ALBERTA. THE HERALD'S PAGE OF LIVE LOCAL NEWS PAGE Flour Sure to Advance; Grain Rate Goes up lOc; Increased Rates to Blame New Coal Rate Considerable Advance on the Manitoba Must Bear the Advance in Rates, is the to" the Cost'of Living Fish This One Merchants.of accepted the -iiiHouncemnut the Increased freight rales without any' outcry. Tho general remark was that the con- sumer will have lo' pay tlje increase and It will ho a heavy one. The In- crease will affect. practically every lino of business in from fruit to hardware and furniture. William McGregor, of the Federal Coals, thought the increase might in- jure Alberla's chances in the Manitoba market but it will not affect Sas- katchowan market. People must have The hardware btilness will be hard hit a? all the stock car- ried is heavy. Mr. B. J. Schl this morning said this wilt mean a jump Inl practicajly everything Bold In hardware stores In LethbrldEe, and It will come out of the consumer. The same Btory can be'told toy every store- keeper In the city. Fruit Hit Hard The raise in American freights which has come Info effect'will, it is price of fruit unless there 13 a slump in'pr'iccs. The increase is thirty-three and one-third coal, and in Saskatchewan they will per the freight from Ya- a----- III----.- -----1 !_ f .7. ff nr, (tima Valley J1.C6 per 100. pounds in- stead of ?1.2o as before. Fruit prices this year generally havo teen 30 per cent., and more, thau those of last year. The price of California dried fruit and canned fruit Is bound to go up consequent on tbe .freight In- crease. Theresas been no variation In.the price of fear since the recent tall Sugar is now selling at J2U92 per nun d rcil whole sal e for granu lated, am for brown sugar, a reduction o ?2 from previous prices; A quantity of Java sugar has been offered at n lower price, but the dealcrsrco7isider that'there will be no sale for tho arti- clo on account of Its dark color. buy Alberta coal, while in Manitoba a, campaign has been on to get Alberta-coal there. The increase in freight rates has comu'iit it bad time for this campaign; lAt the present rates ihe freight on a ton of Winnipeg-from Loth- bridge is 54.SO. Freight rates to Sas- kjtchewun points now run between three and four dollars a ton. Tee in- crease will not be taken up by the mines which aicana it will cost more to keep warni away from the mines. It will be dealers who will boost ihe price. Len Green, of the Ellison Milling company, said the increase cannot ma- terially effect 'business, but it will mean ;i jump in the price of Hour at a time people were looking for a reduction. This Increase will be the neighborhood of seventy cants a barrel at out-of-town points. The new rate on- wheat to Fort William will be in the neighborhood of thirty-nine cents instead of twenty-nine. Pish stories have been common every year and It must be ad- mitted that they stay about tbe same but last night a "duck slbry" was told that was a good one, as'well as being original and which will go a long way in put- ting many of the fish stories on the shelf. Two yfauDg men went out duck shooting on the holiday. They did uot mention where they went but one of them, wheu asked about his luck, said: "I'brought one doflru." "Did you set was the neil question. "No. A cow ate it before 1 could get t6 It." Of course we fcould write a lot about carnivorous, cows, etc..-but Isn't that a good "duck The Rhyming Optimist II WEEKS' IKE Commissioners Made Grant To Labor Day Appoint Firemen Since the drop of 40 'cents, 'per 100 pounds, or SO cents a barrel, flour has remained stationary la 'price.' The new raise in Canadian freight is bound to cdd to the price of froit to the extent, at any rate, of 15 cents per crate, and one caruV per'Un.'on canned Didn't See Park To Compare With Gait Gardens Commissioner Meech Gathers Some Ideas While At the Pacific Coast Commissioner Moech, with his wife and family, returned to the city on Monday morning after a holiday spent at the coast. says Mr. well deserving of its won- derful reputation its a business centre as well as for its scenic beauty." He was particularly struck' with tho enormous wholesale and storage dis- trlct, which In itself is sufficient evi deuce of thu very large amount of business done in tbe coast cltyj Vic- toria he considers R beautiful spot with a splendid climate. There were Bhoais of Visitors in Vancouver Island. "Whilo 1 did not go to tho coast for tbo direct purpose of studying civic continued tho Coin nilssioner, "nevertheless tho trip has boon of value, as U is impossible for one is ao closely interested in city affaire to llvo In a city eveii for a short tlmo without observing things uml finding food 'for thought. 1 gather- ed [here is a great clamor for more street paving, more than at the mo incut can be financed. Even Vancouver with its gravity water supply was run on the ragged edge in respect lo water this gurmncr> and tbe situation is being remedied by providing greate storage. I got many Ideas which, per hops in some modified form, may be to Letbbrldgo." Tho people at tbe coast, said Mr Meecli, were eager for information a lo crop conditions here. He fan .many old Lethbridge residents they all had a kind word for thei former home. Casual acquaintances who had seen Lclhbrldge, In nearl evory case-, referred to 'Gall Garden and even at the coast Mr. Mccch df not aeo a formal park which came to II. "This cpneliideii Mr.j Mcccb, "confirmed my previous im- pression that Lellibridge has for its size the best buildings, by that 1 mean the best from a constructional view, point, of any city In Western Canada." Holiday1 seasota is drawing -rapidly to a close and this is. showing Itself at the C. P. R, depot. :The trains from [Calgary and the west are daily bring- ng largo crowds back to the city and Istricti from the mountain resorts md coast cities.. Many holidaycrs'stayed'away over Labor Day hilt many, with children eturned before the first of.the month or the opening of the Bcbools! Tho mountain resorts.' .bave -practically ended their seasons: and will be ng up this month. Banff will 'close at the- end of Sep- ember and Lake Wlridermere will shut down on the fifteenth. wlfl remain "open this month while the EmersoQ Lake hotel will ilose on the fifteenth, .A short session of the city council was held on Tuesday afternoon, a great part of the morning being taken up with an interview with Mr. Theo. Feitden, director-general of the Imper- ial Trade Propaganda Organization, London, Eng., and editor-in-chief of tho "Empire who !s visiting the principal cities of Canada In regard to a special Canadian mim'ber of the "Empire Mall" which is to be brought out shortly and in tbe interests of the Imperial Trade The Mayor was given anthorization to proceed east on financial business connected with the city, and was al- lowed two weeks' leave after the busi- ness la completed.' Acting on the resolution passed by the council, thut the offer of properly without sewer and water for city properly with would be considered on the basis, of relative assessment values, in case such ex- change was asked for for building purposes. Dr. Galhraiih applied for ex- change on the lines.of the said reso- lution. Tho matteriwas referred 'to Commissioner Meech for .decision. A grant of to the Trades and labor. Cquucll ifor.fthe Day sports was. The applications of Wm; Grice and Chas. Shirley for positions on the fire department, to fill vacancies occasion- ed by the resignations of W. llateuian and W. Fletcher, were approved.. A communication was received from C. A. He.wett, of Winnipeg, His Majes- ty's Trade Commissioner in Canada, asking for- information re the applica- tion of power to agriculture and tho use of electric power In small town In respect to the em- of wind power and small source of water power, either through tho medium of electricity, or other- wise, for agriculture and small indus- trial processes. The matter was re- ferred to Commissioner Freeman.. Harvest Hand From East De- fendant in.a Serious Case At the District Court, before Ills Honor Judge Jackson, Elmer Wilson appeared on Wednesday morning, on the charge of seduction of a young girl under tho ago of 16.years. Tho story related in the court "was a sordid one. The girl in question, and another, are delinquents placed as government wards !n the convent of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd, iu Kdrconton. They ran away from the institution, 'making their way to Lacombe. black- ie, and Knslgn, and then on to Lelh- bridge. Here the two girls, the other being-over the age of 16 years, pick ed up with Wilson and another named Chester, Coi. in Gait Gardens. The pairs spent the afternoon at the river bottom.and later the girls went to an hotel ill the city where tho young men uad a room, taking a room tuere. It transpired in the evidence tha' the girl spent the night Iu the room of Wilson, Cox being in the othei with her companion. She Elated tha' she V-'is told to go into Wilson's roon by her companion. The accused slat cd thai the girl came to his room her owmaccoril.' He and his f-le hailed from the coming? to IjC bridge from Dayton; Ont. to work In th'o harvest fields. Accused was found guilty by hi: honor and was remanded for sentenci until Tuesday morning neit. Dr K.C., prosecuted for th crown, and J. C. ilemlry appeared io the defence. (By Aline Whole Countryside Coming To Big Fair'and Carnival la the day a when I was but a strlp- ng 1 would say whli.mucli rancor. By Heckl 1 quit I declare; Jorj ve done my Ml Bliaro and I'm weary f trailiu' old lieck.V For 1 lived oui farm In the eighties and I used to ise long ere the sun, and however] d toil with the stubborn old soil, still j seemed all my work was not done.; old Jteck was a horse of dlatlnc- lon, for I'm.Euro she was" Iweftty ears old, and her favorite gait was erenc and sedate, although tlireiteii- tl or whipped, or cajoled. Now 1 didn't object to the milking -nur to Blng the piggies their chow, but ready to state t sure would .ululate when they hitched old Beck io tlio Rb. For of (arm Iffe's uiiBvemly disasters, of the tasks that could leave mo a wreck, why that old horse's crawl was by far worst oC all when had to go trailiii1 old Deck. But iow 1 look back through a vista or years that bas softened my toil, and think 'twould be- granu to get back to tbe land and to help old Heck turn up the soil. It -'VO'.ild banish this high cost of living with which I now com- pete, neck and neck; U would end all my gloom and restore Springtime's bloom It I were only trallin' old Beck. For the first of all things.we need- ing in the speed-ridden era of Now is little less haste and a little less waste and a little 'more trivilin' the plough. CASUALTIES INCREASE Sept from the region affected by Tues- day's earthquake In Italy say the number of dead and Injured dis- covered is increasing hourly, ac- cording to an Exchange Telegraph dispatch from Rome today. The Spezia district was espe- cially hard hit. The towns of Quecla, Molassa and Tarasco were wiped out. Lethbrldge-Coaldale's fair til Lethbrldge on September 22 and 23, will produce a big time and that time will last tvo days at least and possibly three days. There will be something doing all the time. Plans being made will give the old and good time- On Wednesday afternoon, evening and on Thursday "evening btg dances wilt be held at the ex- hibition grounds. Danctag not be a.LI on the program. A carnival will be in full swing that wilt take the form of a midway. Wednesday noon will off with a big motor parade. The committee In charge of the arrangements for thfs have some good stuff up their sleeves which they Intend to keep there until the last moment. The baseball must not be for- gotten. One game will be played Wednesday afternoon and two on Thursday afternoon. r Two hun- dred dollars in prizes have been donated for these events. The teams to compete are Raymond, Coalhurst, Coaldafc and Lettv brfdge. This assures fans a good closing event for the baseball sea' son in Lethbridge as each place has a team to be reckoned with. Coaldalc has been making a big name for itself this year through its baseball team. Raymond will bring a bunch of ball tossers that wilt make them all sit up and take, notice and as much can be said about Coal hurst, iethbrtdge fans" .are acquainted wi.ttt.the local players anil know perfectly well that a good team can be placed in the field. A first cfass umpire has been secured scries. In the agricultural, side tome splendid examples of thorough- bred sheep and cattle will be on Rev. in. R. Corcoran and Mr. man, from tbe Iron Springs district, were in the city. Tuesday. The thresh- ing that has been done there hns been mostly grain on light soil nnd yet they j report that a great deal of it-is.run-1 ning from 17 to, 19 bushels to the acre. They saw-muich more grain than was anticipated will be produc- ed in this dU'LrleU KJ TT la that Avary X tnrlst form a eoucd association with. ft pxognttiYe UMivfng institution. This Banfelsqtlnralatiiig production by providing a broad for ambitious farmere. Any of our 40O branches can Jurnlah reliable Information M to znar- fcet.f fcnd eWppiag facilities. 4n Ask the Person to UNION BANK OF CANADA Lethbridge Branch C. C. King, Manager Branches also al Cardrton and Barona And Take His Advice, The Yale 812 FIFTH STREET SOUTH HAVE YOU TRIED I'fTfl not, we only ask you to do so. Even if we do say it our- IT'S DELICIOUS 606 Third Avenue South M. Checlck. an employee of the Macleod Liquor ?'xport Co., wag fined at Macleod'oii Information laid by tho A. P. P., the sum of J200 for Infraction of the Liquor Act by selling liquor. A fine cf on Information laid by the A. P. P. was inflicted at the Medicine Hat police court by Mag- istrate Mae on Gco. A. for hav- ing on tho premises known as Freed- man's pool room, nl Hodcllffe, liquor la contravention of the Liquor Act. Th'li liquor seized by tho police con' Elated of It' pints nnd 4 quarts of real beer, SET dawn yauf fatofilt. mtlropofiian in thtrt vra fcavi Banff Rockici. liKca taitrald lutfl, waterftDa ifld flicUci. in bewildering, eplefldtf. Al BwiS thin l> woirfiifal CMrx. tmila Mat traha. Al tllmbLnf. enotcfinr. And n lha fining (em i Maira TW IMV iapteafar. A mntb fo Cinadlan Pjellfc Railway J, QOnDOr) Phone 612 TICKET AGENT. JUST ARRIVED! flip oftTii n A fSiAi THE 28TH CENTDRY BAGHOLDR In our judgment is the only complete and cflicient Baghokler in the world. To introduce, the first ten sold will'be ONLY EACH Regular each IH.C.Agents Phone 1173 1233-1235 Second Avenue South LETHBKIDGE, ALBERTA, exhibit. Ths community exhibits of grain and vegetables are ex- pected to be of a high order. The arrangements for tha dances Mcluds enlarging the pres- ent dancing floor by one-third. It will be extended down the centre, of the building, the booths on each side being removed. Consid- erabte amount of work will be put on the flcor to 'get it Into tlie best shape possible. It is expected that In the neighborhood of four hundred couples wiEl be on the floor for each dante. Cannoneers Jazz Band has been hired for the occasion. Smoking rooms will be provid- ed outside of the main entrance -to the building. Two tents, equip- ped with chairs and tables, will be used for siYio'riers. DISCOVER STILL ON RETLAW FARM On searching ihe premises of Axel Davidson, north of Retlaw, Detective-Sergeant Lobb and Cor- poral Ferguson, qf ihe R. C. M. P. discovered a still. The owner will come up for trial before Mag- istrate Burrell at a date to be set. DON'T FORGET U The only place where you can get your shoes repaired by prac- tical shoemakers Is at Hutton Perkins 418A Fifth Street South Phone 633 3 doors S. of Colonial Theatre FOR SALE! 1 Ton 2 Ton Truck BOTH IN EXCELLENT CONDITION APPLY LETHBRIDOE MOTORS LTD. 11th STREET SOUTH ICE CR1 THE NATIONAL FOOD Is more ice cream consumed in America than in any- other continent on ;arth. JIayba that is why the people of America are the healthiest and hardiest nation of the world be- cause ice cream la the healthiest food you can tako into your system-- it contains more nutritive the system demands and in more.gen- erous It Is tbe National Food because U is the food of all classes. It graces the banquet table, It Is the dessert for the rich as well as the worWnsraan. It is the relish of the children whether served iu l.he home, at the soda fountain or In the penny coiie. The Best and Purest Ice Cream Made b 1 Crystal Ice Cream MADE BY PHONE 1576 Chief Mountain Creamery Company Products (Wrapper nes actual cut tof Chief nlouniain p This butter will please you. Fresh churned each day from selected cream, Ask your grocer, he will recommend It LethbrTdge Milk Brand of pure, fresh, pasteurized Rich In hutterfat and firm In ffavcr. Try It once and OQ con' vlnced. Have you triad our Cream? It Is pure, separated c-cam, right from the farm, antl does rut fleat En fat globules on your tea or collee. Table cream contains 20% fQt! whipping Phone 1929 and Our Drivers Will Call. Prices on milk-to Sept. 1st, 15c per quart; 80 per pTnt; 15c J'i-plnt for table? 20c for whipping. CHIEF MOUNTAIN CREAMERY CO., Phone 1929 ;