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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 13, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT HE LETHimiDGK DATtT HERALD rmmsDAY. EMDEU ralgary, Sepl. Alberta food control committee1! yesterday decided to mate an appeal to ihc lood control- ler lo make representation to the jov- crnmeai Tor the establishment ot a nifnlon Inland trade commission to; oversee iho relationships of iiroduccr.-, manufacturers and distributors, so as i to Insure greater fairness; for ihe re-i duction ol Import duties on liable-' tuenis and other ihfngs. and ihe aboli- tion ot war duty on foods; a reorgan- isation of Ihe fishing Industry under, government control, so as to prevent j tt'asie and reduce prices; and to laXe greater care in the conservation of IlTcStcci; used ler food. Hreolutions embodying these sug-1 gestions were ouilined by ihe 5Ubfoni-j tolttpc on conditions in Alberts yos-1 lerday morning, and were presented to 1 the Alberta food control committee sflcrnoon. Tho committee endorsed each ol !bese resolutions uu-1 animously after discussion. There was nlraosL no difiercnce o[ opinion on tiny ol the details. Speaking of the neeeEflly for reduc- ing all import dulles, and particularly the war duly on foods, Mr. Harry t Tweed, of Medicine Hat, called alien- lion to the curtailment ot producllor In many lines caused by the country being drained of Its young men for military ma- chines could be made lo take the plac- ts of men, they must be usefl, and the producers of the country should not bo hampered ia procuring these ma- chines by import duties, he declared. Mr. G" R, Marnocb, of Lethbrldge. who presided, referred in particular to the exorbitant duty on canned salmon, which -iras, la many cases, the only substitute for meat available to the farmers. Recenlly lie Canadian can- ning companies had heen able lo mset only eight per cent, of Ibe demard: The -were compelled to draw their supply from across the line acd lo pay a duty of per cent. On a case of salmon which costs ?1Q to the consumer in Seattle, the Alberta Earm- er-must pay per case duty. This not only raises the cost of imported salmon, -but also raises the price of the Canadian canned product to Ihe level. Mr. Marnoch pointed out Ibal similar conditions eilsied for maoy otber foojl products. The sub-committee on Alberta con- ditlons consisted of J. H. Lamb, Alei. Hoss, M.LJL.; If. L. Tweed and Fream, -with the secretary. Dean Howes, and tbc T ice-chairman G. R. j-Maxnoch, ei-officio. HOPE JOHN If School Board Mar Not Have fo Exceed Estimates This TTope expressed at yestp.rdij's tegular monthly meet Ins of the school board thai the estimates (or this jear .would not be exceeded. The yearly Is slightly OTGI 'Cur- the first eight months ot the year about has been spent. Tbe Is about Lo the good so lar, and hopes to remain 'so. The. attendance lignrcs -preserled at the meeting are about the those published In Tlie Herald some .time afio. Coaslderlng that the Eep- urate School has orer 350 pupils ID at- tendance this '.ternif It means that about 2000 pupils In all are enrolled In Ihe schools of There was little but routine bustnesa at meettog. The question i.Df a grant (or school EporU ThinluglTlnE Day came up. Last year the board donated to go towa .the expenses of th'e annaal tports. On mollon of G. B. 3Iackay, It decld ed lo grant IhJs year In order lhai prizes emblcmallc ol clarapJon rtlps and other contests be provided 3t was first suggeated lbat the mer chs'iits be canvassed lor prlzeg bu Jt WAS fell thai the merchjfltj acd -other men of the cUj- havi on theJr purges these ,days without adding one from a pub InsUIulIon like the xchools. A number of changes In the schoo itaff were confirmed. Tenders were also recelvert for school supplies, f hi ,contract waa awarded lo the i'MacLe'an Transfer Co. for C. P. R coal at 55.30 per Ion dellTered. Tht rig nearly a dollar higher than the at which previous conlracli bare been let but [t la 7H cents pe I ion less lhan the price at .which two- 'Mon lots are delivered to houaeholdera ,-by the coal dealers elnce the lacrease ID' wages vlo the miners. GRAND OF ANOTHER SEASON AT THE ROYAL STORE No MATTER" VHIAT THE SEASON MAYBE, ONE CAN ALWAYS COUNT UPON FIND- ING IIEKE THE 151-ST AND NEWEST GOODSOrTIIESKASON.IFlTISRELIAUr.E AND USEFUL, STYLISH OR BECOMING, IT HAS A 1'LACE HtiKE. THE Nl'fW STOCKS AKE SIKMVIXG SPLENDID ASSORTMENTS OF LOVELY OUTER APPAREL FOR MEN AND WOMEN, REPRESENTING THE LATEST AND MOST FASCINATING MODES OF AUTUMN. THE ECONOMY OF PRICE, TOO, WAS NEVER MOKE APPARENT THAN IS REVEALED IN THESE MAGNIFICENT NEW STOCKS. FAIR AND REASONABLE VALUES IN WHAT WE. SELL AND IN MANY CASES, VALUES'ARK UNMATCILV15LE IN THE PRESENT STATE OF THE MARKETS. COME AM) COUNT UPON ECONOMY AND STYLE AWAITING YOU. Attractive Showing of AUTUMN COATS A display (hat runs the gamut of autumn styles. There are soiiie very smart effects in the ever popular plush. Some .stunning styles in velours nnd kersey cloth, chinchillas and tweeds. Every fall color and shade is well represented. to f- Clly, Mo.. Sepl. rlo la more .jfjug ntrlklne house employes and their bl.ui.jlhlierj parllclpatej took place lasl in Armour and Company'! I pUr.l Ir. Kinsas. with (lie ieaiill thac one man n-aa fatally .Injured. Two others were sent to hospitals, suffering from Injuries. Iho eilenl of ivnlch have nol been deler- mTned. A packing house strike here has fcosn In progress almo2l 3. trcck. Tfie 'disorder occurred when a" crowd of assembled before Ihe Armour plant 33 six hundred or mire era- h-M nil (olned iho slr.'lie ou( of gjta, We're Ready, Never before has there been a season's opening when'we-could so honestly speak to our many friends and customers about outvalues. Never be'fore could we more conscientiously advertise guaranteed Beautiful GOWNS and DRESSES The display of Beautiful Gowns nnd Dresses, authentic novelties in exclusive New York dress- es will prove most interesting to any lady appreciates..the distinctive and individual style and fine qualities. The most exclusive and tasteful range we have ever shown. to to garment. Never befflre have we sighted In pre- paring for. a id never before have we'ihoWn acsortrnenb and such xclutlve Styles, .Patternt and Models. We have more ''clothes styles" n bur cHcps'than to o be found :In the. combined lock of two or others. Are Here in great abundance. Buy NO.W and enjoy the full season's benefit. Our friends and cuslomcrs mir slioj) for "style and beauty clothes." i. Our Clothes Are Designed and Fashioned i for the man who wants the hcst in style and durability. In featuring our men's clothes at can honestly say that no better clothes can be bought at any price. When we I ell our friends and customers this, wedo so with a feeling of self-satisfaction flialwchavegainedihci'rcon- fidence by giving at all times exactly what we advertise. When we tell you that-every suit sojd yoii at means (o-ijilO means more style and beauty, means more clofhcs elegance, dependability and more than all, guaranteed satisfaction, we have said much. FURNISHING SECTION SEE OUK NEW HATS, SHOES, SHIUTS, TIES AND tJNIIEK- W EAR, SWEATERS, SHIRTS AND GLOVES FOtt WORK OK DUESS. f OUR WINDOWS OPENING SPECIAL FRIDAY SAT. ONLY AUTUMN At.. Less They arc a study .taste.; AVe believe, AVC, ore offering (he smartest, most fascinating Aiidnnn Styles that can be found anywhere. The styles arc Inily jiorlrayals of original in design and really article in conception. They arc'each copies of ,.NcSy York model snits selling along 5th Avenue's exclusive shojis. In these suits we are proml of the styles'-and Good range of sixes at 925.00 (o JjiftO.OO. Fri. and Saturday Only Less ;