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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 3, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta SATURDAY, AUGUST rm LimmmuGB DAIT.T PAGE THREE SON4NXAW OK PA'S By Wellington THEY W> HOT YtWJ 1e EXPRESSION r (HEY SEE YOU! r ONCE TO THE STUDIO! I New York, Aug. re- ceived by Dun's Ileview from branches ot K. tl. Uun and' Company, in lead- ing cities of the Dominion indicate that recommendations in tho nortli west part, of Canada havo created a much more cKeerful feeling and thai business in seasonable Hnes at moel centres Is mainta.Ined In fairly satis factory volume, but the prevalence o consirterablo conservation, so fas as distant committments are concerned can bo and this Is thought like ly lo continue, until actual crop re suits can be 'definitely ascertained Government orders keep "many mam 'faclurcrs busy and the actual cmploj jnont at high wages .Is .reflected-0 a steady all kinds of mer-' ichandlse at tho industrial centra.' Local retail tradi is fully up to aver- age tor this period at Winnipeg, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Calgary. Regina and other cities and wholesale distribution of seasonable staples fairly satis- factory volume hut there- is an embar- .3, rasslng shortage ot many kinds of merchandise. Cross earnings ot Canadian railways reporting :lo, dale for: three 'weeks In July'show 4 decrease as compared- period 'a year Corninercial failu'reYln :lhe-Dohllnloh.1 PAPERS FACE A Ottawa, Aug. order to protect tlie .public against ex- orbilant prices, when purchas- Ing substitutes for wheat flour, Ibe Canada Kood Board lo-daj' Issued a Blatcment as to what retail prices should bo consid- ered reasonable In view tit the present wholesale prices.' 11 is pointed out 'that in eastern Canada white core flour costs 111.50.'to P" barrel of 19C pounds, and blend- ed corn flour from to In western- Canada, blended corn llottr, xvholesaie, costs per barrel. 811.60' to1; at Vancouver. In'view of Ihesp wholesale prices.Ibe food board slates that tfia retail prices for small' quantities of Jlour when bought by Uia t? pound sholid not he more than cenls in and S cents in west. 'the Canada extreme jat Hie mill for wh'ltc paper. During Iho greater part of 191! Ihs average prico was around'.2 1-2 rents. For Iho first sli months of this year tho federal government fixed liie price at 3 IMOOtbs cents, but tho manufac- turers or paper have-appealed from Ibis decision, have also been granted a rehearing before tho fed- eral trado commission. Paper Men Insist on Increase j "The manufacturers are practically a unit in declaring that 4 cents or more will bo the price for the last half-of Ihis year. "Now, the figures I. havo quoted ners ot this country are facing thf above as to the operating cipenses of most serious crisis ot their News, tor May-and Juno were said Victor H. Hanson, pubiisher of ade under advantageous paper con- acls. Wilh the prpbabllily of paper isllng us 4..cenl3 :or more wo must ok about; The New's white paper bill, buying. aoer'around 3 cents, has hecn aver- vMie, N- the Southern glng about iper month. In- Increased Costs Are Almost Pro- hibitive, Says Southern Publisher" Birmingham, newspa- the Birmingham News and chairman of Ihe executive .committee- of the Southern Newspaper Publishers' as- sociation recently. "1 have'just come Jvack from.Ashe- _ Wlioiesale prices of rye flour range from per points" of production in Iho west to in eastern Canada and In British Columbia. (Special lo'the Hnroid) I Fernle, .Aug. final emigre gational rncetitie lor organizational the United church of-Ferule, was held in the Presbyterian church last night when the lastlstcp in'uniting tho tw( conRresatlons; tho Methodist and Presbyterian, vyas taken. All (he official'board members tho two old resigned -their positions, and'new boards Vere elected Ip take charge .of the work of the United church. A most roprcsenlatlve ivas present and the work'of prganiz dng was carried out without a-singl hitch and to 'the entire satisfaction o all present. Rev.sHUllci Wriglt, ot Cranbroo will conduct .services neit SunJa: Session 'will, provide' suppl pnlll 'a' permanent pastor can be se cured to lake the- now con gregation. The tliolri ot tile two old organlza tions wero united- under the. leade ihip of Mr. Charles CVBrien, and Ih two "Sunday schools will be amalg natod; bolh.schools will meet In Ih 'Jjnited church-next Sunday, .and th regular annual .Union Sunday nchoc picnic.will be held Wodnesday. END OF OF BIOGEST CASES EVER FOUGHT Rye flour at retail, -in' small quantities should not, Ihere- fore'cost the consumer, more lhan cente per pound In eastern Canada to cents pound in the extreme" west. Karley flour, wholesale, costs from at points of produc- tion in'tjie west to In east- ern Canada and }il.60 in Brit- ish 'Columbia, Thereforejjarley flour quanli- ties should not. cost the, sumer more, than C% cents in na'stem: Canada to G cents per pound in-weitem.Canada..- v paper Publishers' association held It3 Everything Is Much Higher three solid days nearly a hun- dred newspaper men it was the most argcly attended meeting 'in the his- ory of the debated and liscusscd and resolved, trying lo find .he solution for Ihe problem. The newspapers are against the propo sitlon ot vastly increased expenses along every line, a price for white which is the greatest sttigli expense In Issuing a nearly double whnt it was two years ago; Increased -labor cost, hlghe prices for metal and machinery, -fo and everything else that goes into. the1 making, of a newspaper, Law Adds to Burden "On July 1 the; new postal law lalmcd: the country was never aii- exed by Great the alatlvG council claimed the land on ehalf of the southern Rhodesia. The latter claim brought le case into the the company Ispullng tho contention ot the conn- ill. Arguments before (he privy coun- :ll lasted upward of Slate fuel administrators'were ad- by the United States fuel ad- ministry that they have-authority to irohlhit, except under special order, he sale of coal to domestic consum- In localities where aiplentiful sup- ply of wood Is available. were advised that if wood irfcea because of (hu ue- nand they may_be deall- with under .he Lever.act.'" With; the Fingers] Says Corns lift Out Withbut Any Pain which places a" frightful tux on newt paper's, went info effect; freight rate have just .been advanced" 25 per ceh and so 'on through the to do ab'ou't burden "of th'e''AshevlHe rneeling. Tvas Tftneniteil that newspapers tha have been showing a handsome pro! ore going 'to show a 'deficit, whi those that have been just a. "little be ter than making expenses .will ha hard sledding to 'get 'through at all. wisest publishers in the Ian are racklng'thoir brains about to maintain the tiuality ot thei 'pers and still manage lo show a fair margin of -pro fit without raising the price beyond the reach of the average citizen.. Expense 40 Pep Csni More. "You take our own case with the News. The operating expenses of the News for were while fof May, 1918, they were 826.-S2. For June, the 'total was while .for June passed the mart 1 Increase of nearly 33il-3 per cent for May this year over-May last year, and more than 40 per cent increase for June. "In the meantime a 10, per cent ad- vance In advertising. Tales had gono into effect May 1, 1918 but 10 per cent-.'ackB a lot of making up for an Increased cost ot more than 40 1 per cent. "In 1916 the newspapers o! the connlry were" paying under S cents Privy Council Eitabllthct Britlih Crown's Long .Dltputed Jurli- diction Over Matabeleland. a recent decision .of tte privy conndi'the domlnntlpn ot feme forty-eight 'million acroa.'of In southern nhodcaid remains In tho crown, but tho British 'south Africa compan'y'wlll continue to administer the land and may bo reimbursed In .jlnanchl matters. With-this declsloiftono of the blg- -i gcst actions ever brought Into the P.Slrlllsh cpurla haf finally been not- 'tlcrt. There. woro' tour clalmanfa lo 'the which te, known as Mala- tcleland, ana before ISSS ruled hy Lobengula, chief of tfee" Mat idea. c.Ttee clnlmanls were Ihe crown, or In olhcr words, tho Impcrlil govern menl, IBo leglslallvo council, tho prt- ish Soulh Africa Company, or, as, II13 {tommonly called, Ihe Charlered Coni% pany, and tlio natives t Tho company occupied the country offer Iho overthrow o( Hit aiserlcit (hat it was Iho owner of (he, imollenaled land of soulhcrn Jlhodesla. The ctovin submitted that by' aMunilng a nrnlcctorafo o.vcr the lofYlloriea, Oucen Vlfiorla Sssiimtl tomplclc rights anil power over (hem. Tho natives, on Iho olhcr hand, For' a few cents jfeu can get a