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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 16, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta I'UHDAY, SEPTEMBER 16. Ifllfi THE LETHBK1DGIS IJAILT HERALD PAGE SEVEN Why didn't I gpt it ten years ago? fj "Why did I go on trying to deqr'pn a stiff, lumpy, uncomfortable mat- tbat never properly supported my body? If the old price for llin OSTER- MOOK had been doubled, it would still be cheap for Ibc rest and comfort it brings. My'first uigbt on the OSTERilOOK me this." JH! '.Mi 1 OSTERMOOR MATTRESS .'because we are determined jj to keep the qu HOW flit is impossible to produce the. Ostertnoor Mattress to retail at the old price. We had but one thing to do -to raise the price enough to enable us to keep up the quality, where it has always beeu for more than half a century. ffl Surely is a small price to pay for so much rest, health, f faction and enjoyment, q Every genuine -OSTERMOOR MATTBESS has the name woven ia the border. took for it. q Ask your dealer for the OSTERMOOR or write us for the name of our nearest dealer, THE ALASKA BEDDING CO. LIMITED __ Makers of Bedsteads and Bedding VANCOUVER Calgary Rcgina WINNIPEG "ALASKA on an article rncam High Grade Every Particle." MW if i DOES'NT WANT VON BISSING AS OtiR GOVERNOR GENERAL THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA HEAP. OFFICE. .TOijOMTO Subscriptions to New CANADIAN WAR LOAN will be received by this Bank free of cost. Fullest information supplied[ ty applying to the Manager of thit Branch. LETHBRIDGE BRANCH C. F.BLETCHER, Manner, SjreetN. 3 ItT'D OF CANADA OpenaHonsekeepiny Account and Pay YogrBflb by Cheque There 14 a decided ad- vantage In depositing your housekeeping money in the Union Bank of Canada, and issuing Cheques for your expenditures. You avoid the risk of a considerable sum in your home or carrying 'It when shopping, and each Cheque, when cashed, becomes a Receipt Letlibridge Branch G. R. Tinning. Manager 'Grassy Ijake Branch Hi E Sands, JActmg Manager WAR LOAN Issued by the Dominion of Canada. De- nomination's of bonds and at 5% interest. Bonds maturing First of October, 1931. Issue Price 10% on Application. 30% 16th slay of October, 1916, 30% 15th November, 1916. 15th'December, 1916. YOU CAN BUY THESE BONDS [FROM YOUR LOCAL BOND HOUSE Without charge you can obtain your cnterttt half-yearly at any Chartered Bank'In Canada, of charge and without your chtque 'payable to the Minister. Se patriotic. Inereaie your Income from three to five per cent. Subicriptlon, Mat cloiet on the 23rd day of >eptember, 1916. BANKERS: ROYAL BANK Or CANADA British Canadian Trust Co. PHONE 1843. CONYBEARE BLOCK 16TIJBRIDOE, ALTA. COLLIERIES CO. "I am over 71 years of age, hut I Jl willing to turn out on the street id commence life all over again If r doing this 1 could help to win this ar, for I prefer tho Uuko of Con- might as governor-general to von isslng; the oppressor of Belgium." bus spoke A. 1'. Wiiiis, president or ,c Willis Piano .company, ot Mont- sal, who Is on a tour of tho west. "We coming lo understand what a Ger- .jan victory will mean, and as this omprehension grows, the more deter- Incd are Canadians to do their share i protect civilization." Mr. Willis, who is one of tho most dive and foremost business men in le Dominion, is an ardent imperial- t and is overflowing with pride in Canada has done in this crisis, articularly Is lie impressed by the espouse of the west to the call fur ecruits. "It overwhelms one to re- ic.t on what your people out here aye he remarked. "Your pa- riotism is one hundred per cent, pure nd that is tho highest tribute that I an pay." Delighted by the Outlook Mr. Willis is making his annual tour f his 'company's agencies throughout hu'Dominion, and he reports that] u'siness is highly satisfactory. Accord- ig to the present outlook, the record f the banner year, 1913. will be equal- ed if not surpassed by the AVillis corn- any. Mr. Willis admitted frankly hat he was astonished by the growth f the demand for the product of the Villis factories. I do not wish to ap- jear to be boasting, he said, "but all he letters 1 am receiving from the lead office and my personal expcri- jnces reveal that "cpllectiotis and new justness are highly satisfactory and vhat is more, they are improving. Proofs of -Popularity As an indication of the development and lively demand for the Willis in- truments. Mr. Willis stated that he ,iad personally taken orders from Port Arthur to Victoria for 30 carioads of lianos, about GOO in all. Despite tills great, demand, the scarcity of and the increasing cost of raw materials, there had been no increase iu the retail price of the Willis piano, uor would there be this year However, Mr. Willis intimated that If conditions respecting labor and materials costs grew more acute, high- er retail prices would be necessary. 100 Staff Members Enlist One hundred members of the factory and office staffs In Montreal had join- ed tho colors, and men had joined in goodly proportion from the branches, and it was liurd 10 fill their places. Wages had gone UN and the cost of materials, the bulk of which have to be imported, has mounted high. Some of the supply houses had urg- ed the Willis company to use compo- sitions and SiibStiiutos in place of ebony, ivory, brass and copper, but this had not been done. In fact, Jlr. Willis stated emphatically that It would not ho done and that he would prefer to close his factory rather than reduce the finality of the instruments which it was producing. The reputa- tion of the Willis piano had been built on tho good workmanship and sound materials which went into them and this reputation would be sustained no matter what the cost might be. In the meantime, there are enough sup- plies on hand to carry the factory along until after New Year's. Cheerful Over Outlook Mr. Willis was optimistic over the outlook. The company's factory, which occupies a silo of five acres in Mont- real, has a capacity of pianos a year and it is hoped that its output this year will be fully Some of these pianos will go to Australia and New Zealand for a healthy trade is being developed with the Antipodes which formerly purchased a large number of cheap Gorman instruments. One of the signs of the times was the brisk demand at the Toronto fair for the Willis piano. There was a big exhibit of the company's product there but It had been sold twice over. An- other gratifying tribute to the Willis instrument was the sale of one to Sir Wilfrid Laurier last Christmas. A Dominion Tour Jlr. Willis started on Ills Dominion tour on June beginning in the Mari- time provinces and working west. Down by the Atlantic he found crops excellent, Ihe potato and hay yield being especially heavy. In Ontario and Quebec conditions were not so good. Ontario would have a bad year agri- THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE DOMINION OF CANADA WAR LOAN Five per uc-nt Bonds maturing 1931. Issue price ninety-seven and one-half. Subscriptions will be received at any of the branches of the bank. Lethbridge Branch-- R. T. Brymner, Mgr. YIELD IS LIKELY TO PROVE JUST AS GOOD AS 1915 CROP (From Our Own 'Correspondent; Nobleford, Sept. frost of last night which was pretty 'heavy in this district, did hot do the damage that was expected. This morning most of the farmers had on a smile that would not come off; It was very for- tunate that nearly all the grain hail been cut before tlie frost came. To make headway in cutting, a lot of binders were naming oil Sunday, ami this, together with working late .at light, has made a big hole in getting in the harvest. -There has been uo news of threshing from any of our points yet, but when they do come H will surely be a surprise for many. Most people estimate that the yield culturally but this would be largely offset by the Industrial activity. In southern Manitoba, the crops were poor although, there was an occasional spot where there was a good yield. In northern Manitoba conditions were better and the same held good in Sas- katchewan and in Alberta. There were light yields in the Peace River and Grande Prairie districts, but around Edmonton and elsewhere throughout the province the crop was will equal that of last year. If it docs and with the price of wheat where it is, there will be uo holding the farm- ers of this district. From being a mil- lionaire town we will become a town of millionaires. All the cutting will be finished by the end of the week and then for the threshing. Work on the annex to the C. S. Noble's elevator is going on apace and the job will soon be finished. The lum- ber for the Farmer's elevator has also arrived and building on this will soon commence. We will then have four large elevators and an annex to one. The new storage house for coal for the Farmer's elevator has just been finish- ed. We are 'getting on. The two storey house that is being erected for J. H. Medd is getting on, the Inside is now being put in order and it will be ready for use shortly. The Rev. C. W. Marsh, Mrs. Marsh and Eric left town on Monday to spend a holiday visiting points ia Saskatch- ewan. "K'S" HEIR MARRIED London, Sept.. Broome, heir of the late Earl Kitchener, was married to Adela >Monis. (Speclai 10 the Tuber, Sept. Disappointmen came today by the fact that'order mve been given by the Regal Collier es Co. officials to stop any further df velopment going on at present at thes mines just north of the town. Thi order was given at noon today, an although a few were doubtful of fu ther efforts the majority of workme were utterly surprised. Just short] before the fact was made known th results of a'trial bore-hole .made, t a diamond drill leaked out, the resu being unfavorable for the compan' Superintendent W. E. Bullock and M W. Auburn, chairman of the compan- decided to suspend operations, an dismantling started right away, and1 a the new machinery, engines, ail pumps are being removed to the White Ash Collieries, owned by Bullock Broa. and will be installed there. All the old hands have been offered work in getting this mine in a state of repairs, ready for early operation. Owing 'to the fact that this mine was running up until a short time.ago it will not take GLOOMY FOR, COTTON MILLS British Expert Says Price of the "Raw Product Will Remain.High-.' Todd, the Man- chester expert, ia discussing the Lan- cashire cotton trade'crisis, predicts nn ohoan .'cotton this season. In reply to a question as to whether the pres- ent high prices would he said: "It depends, in the first place, on how badly the American crop turns out, and that, if .we could only, get at the fact's, is .fairly well settles; now, for the crop is made long ere. this. The only factor that remains in the uncertain future is the date of the first killing frost. We shall be lucky, indeed, if we get a crop now, and anything less puts us in danger of a very serious shortage be- fore the present season is out. Prices from now on will, therefore, .contihue highly speculative and at :the' mercy of weather scares from. of peace rumors and a of the demand which is expected to follow the end of the only. hope.Is that'the high prices may seriously check the demand, but that iriayl very well prove a reed, because we are so accustomed to high prices now- adays. ;.v "One thing is pretty shall not see cheap cotton again this season, and 7 pence would be cheap now. v "Incidentally, it may be mentioned here that the Egyptian not likely to be of any assistance. Early promises of record ,-an have been sadly falsified. The area is about 6 per cent below the record of 1814, and if the crop kantars it will .not be the fault-of the bollworro. A crop of is more likely now long to put it in order. 1 During a revival in Ogden, .Utah, whluh reached the Mormon residents of that community, 75 young people volunteered for the mission fieU "The sa'ies of Noblemeiv tevo more than 'trebled during '..'.tho pas' three Have you 'tried om I DOMINION OF CANADA I Issue of 5% Bonds Maturing 1st October, 1931. H PAYABLE AT PAR AT V H OTTAWA, HALIFAX, ST. JOHN, CHARLOTTETOWN', MONTREAL, TOROWfo, WINNIPEG, REGINA, CALGARY, VICTORIA. H INTEREST PAYABLE HALF-YEARLY, 1st APRIL, 1st OCTOBER. g ,i' PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST PAYABLE IN GOLD. I ISSUE PRICE SS5 Eg H A FULL HALF-YEAR'S INTEREST WILL BE PAID ON 1st APRIL, ,1917.' 1 THE PROCEEDS OF THE LOAN WILL BE USED FOR WAR PURPOSES ONLY.' THE MINISTER OF FINANCE offers herewith, on behalf of the Government, the above named Bonds for subscription at 972, payable as 10 per cent on application; 30 10th October, 1916; 30 15th November, 1916; ....r- 27i 15th December, 1916. The total allotment of bonds of this issue will be limited to .million dollars .exclusive of the amount fit any) paid for by the surrender of bonds as the equiva- lent of .cash under the terms of the War prospectus of 22nd: November, 1915. The -instalments may be paid in full on the 16th day of October, 1916, or on any instalment due .date therealter, under discount at the rate of four per cent -per annum. All payrhents are to be made to a chartered bank for the credit of the Mi'.lister of Finance. Failure to pay any will render previous payments liable to forfeiture one1- the allotment to cancellation. Subscriptions, accompanied by a deposit of ten per cent of the amount subscribed, must be forwarded through the medium of a chartered bank. Any branch in Canada of any. chartered bank will receive subscriptions and issue provisional receipts. This loan is authorized under Act of the Parliament of and both principal and interest will be a charge upon the Consolidated Revenue Fund. Forms of application may be obtained from any branch in Canada of any chartered bank and at the office ot any Assistant Receiver General in Canada. Subscriptions must be for even hundreds of dollars. In case-of partial allotments the.surplus deposit will be applied'towards payment of the amount due on the October instalment. Scrip'cprtificates, non-negotiable or payable to bearer in accordance with the choice of the applicant for registered or bearsr bonds, will be issued, after allotment, m exchange for the provisional receipts. When the scrip certificates have been paid in full and payment endorsed thereon by the bank receiving the may be exchanged for bonds, .when prepared, with coupons attached, payable to bearer or-registered as to principal, or for fully registered bonds, when prepared, without coupons., in accordance with the application. Delivery of scrip certificates and of bonds will be made through the chartered banks, i ._ The issue will be exempt from any income in pursuance of legislation enacted by the Parliament of Canada. The bonds with coupons will be issued in denominations of Fully registered bonds- without coupons will be issued in denominations of or any authorized multiple of The bonds will Be paid at maturity at par at the office of the Minister-of Finance and Receiver General at Ottawa, or at the office of the Assistant Receiver General at Halifax, St.-John. Charlottetown, Montreal, -Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Calgary, or Victoria. The interest on. the fully registered bonds will be paid by cheque, which will be remitted by post. Interest on bonds with coupons will be paid on surrender of coupons. Both cheques and coupons will he payable free of exchange at any branch in Canada of any chartered bank. Subject to the payment uf twenty-aye cents for each new bond issued, holders of fully registered bonds without coupons will have the right to convert into bonds of the denomination of with coupons, and holders of bonds with coupons will have the right to convert into fully registered bonds of authorized denominations without at sny application to the Minister of Finance. The books of the loan will be kept'at the Department of Finance, Ottawa. Application will be made in due course for the listing of the issue on the Montreal and Toronto Stock Exchanges. Recognized bond and stock brokers will be allowed a commission, of one-quarter of one per cent on allotments made in respect of applications bearing their stamp, provided, however, that no commission will be allowed in respect of the amount of any allotment paid for by the surrender of bonds issued under the War Loan prospectus of 22nd November, 1915. No commission will be allowed in respect of applications on forms which have not been printed by the Printer- Subscription Lists will close'ch or before 23rd September, 1916. OF FINANCE, OTTAWA, September 12th, 1916. ;