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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 8, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta i'riday, August 8,1913. THE LETHBRIDGE DATT.Y HERALD Page 5 Mr. McMulIen Explains Scope of Proposed Marketing Asso" ciations-Some Concrete Illustrations N TOUCH WITH THE ET MS ADOED PROFIT were never marketed. Why-because there was no demand. Now if there had been a marketing association, the man in charge would have Icnown before ever the potiitoes were planted how many acrea there would be In the district; he would have Information as to the probable yield in Western Canada, and could then form some Idea as to what the prevallin/; price in Lethbrldge would be when the crop matured. Ho would then have quietly sent out the advice to grow half the Hcrei.ge of potatoes. Probably in the meantime he would have received information that some other crop indicated a low acreage, and the prices would consequently bo higher. His advice in such ii case would be to grow more of that crop. 'the scheme would result in controlling the production and getting the best price for it, which is simply what any manufacturer who knows his busineas would do. Mr. McMullen assured the Herald that the C. P. R. would do everything in their power to make the scheme a success. It would mean money to theiu for it would mean increased prosperity to the farmers and that prosperity would moan increased freight for the road. It Is tlie old question of supply and demand put into concrete form and made use of by a practical application. "I believe that it the cities of Alberta, Instead of sr^ntine: free fiites, flheap power, water and light at cost and other inducements to small manufacturers who employ ten or fifteen hands, would instruct their industrial ooimmiBBionerB to endeavor to organize a farmora' marketing association, the cities would reap a. great deal more benefit, for Alberta, for yaars to come Will be primarily an agricultural province, and the cities must depend oa the farmers for their prosperity." The Herald Interviewed H. C. Mo-Mullen, live stock commlSBlonsr of the C. P. K. last evening regarding the market association outlined by him at the Board of Trade luncheon, ^nd found him enthusiastic on the subject. During the pait few months a great deal has been said in lycth-brldige about the formation of such an organization, but �o far no man has been found; to take the wheel and the Idea has.not been developed. "If the cities would only realize their poBfllblllti�a la this matter," continued Mr. McMullen, "they would not hesitate, to grant ftnancial asslstancev If they could help the farmers of their district to get ome cent a bushel more lor their wheat, or two dollars a head more for every head of cattle sold, the money return to the farmers would be so much gr�ater In the total that it would make one gasp. It can be done only by organization. It Is pimply a question of knowing supply and ^eniaad. What individual farmer has time to gather the mass of detail lie would like to have at hand in marketing his crop? There are none. It can be done only by co-operation." Mr. McMullen bellevfes the nucleus of such an organization would be the TJ. F. A. locals, and that the industrial commissioners ot Calgary, Lethbrldge and Edmonton should, call together iiie presidents of these locals within their districts and endeavor to perfect some sort of district organization. Once this; Is done, it would not be long before a provincial organization couid be formed. There Is no reason why Nick Tait-Inger of ClaresJiolra should have netted 20 cents a bushel more for his barley last fall than other Southern Alberta farmers, whose product is nearly as good. air. Taltinger applied ''to the G. P. R. They used their wide Information regarding the world markets to And him a market in Glasgow. But the C. P. R. nor any other transportation company can take up every application ot the sort made to them. The result is that the farmers market ^at hapliazard, and take whatever price Is handed them. One of the best examples of cooperation In'marketing is found in the California citrus growers' union. 'A few years ago they had no union. Every /farmer markated by himself, and took chances. The result was that the market in one ;part was slutted while another was crying for lemons or orangeis. The waste of such a system has paid a hundred times the cost of maintaining a bureau in Xos Angeles through -which all such fruit is marketed. Therg is ao reason, said Mr. McMullen, why the farmers ot Southern Alberta should not get the price prevailing on the world markets for aay commodity, less the freight' and com-mieeion. It they do not get it, they �hoiild know the reason why, and the only way they can find out that reason yould be through a central or-jfanization.' Then there'is the other question of fcupply and demand. Last fall there were thousands of tons of potatoes in �JBouthem Alberta. Hundreds of tons W HORSES FOR M EIGHTEEN WILL BE THERE-GRAIN CUTTING GENERAL -CITIZEN HAS TYPHOID NCHER CREEK'S GOOD RECORD - PincKer Creek, Aug. .5.-The Pinch-er Creek schools made a splendid showing in the recent examinations. In the public school one hundred per cent, ot the pupils who wrote were suuceijsful, that is in Grade VIII., while the separate school passed three out of four. These schools almost invari-ably make a good showing, but this is the flrst time the hundred per cent, mark has been reached, and the Pincher Creek school is the only school in the province that accomplished it this year. Following are the names of the successful ones : Public School, Grade VIII.-Oscai! .Msacker, Edgar Cox, Marion Doh-bie. Marry Dobbie, Diive McLean, Edith McDonald, Bessie Rubin, Pauline Younger and Robert Baker. Separate School, Grade., VIII.- Lena LeVas^eur, Liza Gareau and Henri Routhier. Other pupils from the rural schools of the district who were successful were : Utopia. school-Margaret Top-plls and Marion Prink. Jenkin.s school-Alice Jenkins. Spring Ridge - Annie Garnett. Fishburn - John Peter. The above, showing speaks volumes for the efficiency ot the various schools throughout th^s district. Raymond, Aug. 7.-Raymond will be well represented at the Stampede in Wlnmlpeg. Mr. Kay Knisht baa shipped eighteen head of horses to bo used by the judges and liim.self and wife, Mr. Knight is also onu of the officials. The, Woman's Homo Institute of Baymond is going to make an e.^hibit which will be Kecond to none at the Raymond fair, August 2; tbtal, J-IG.OO^.OS. BRIDE'S FAMILY ANNULMENT ASK OF MARRIAGE St. Thomas, Aug. 7.-.\ pretty fair-haired girl, Piglit years old, was tait-cn in charge by the El^in county authorities at .Vyimcr, where .she has been on cxhihition in the "Minnehaha .show," which ha.s been in that town all week durini; the Old Boys' reunion. Spectators were shoclied when they (laid tlieir fee to see tlic frightened-looking; child .sitting in a i cage surrounded with big snal-;es, in-1 chiding; rattlers and copnerheads. The'usual positicn, of the chiUl was : corning, and remanded un- a croucliing one, a.s siie liad been told to Jiecp her eyes on the reptiles. The two men in charge of tlic show were Cobourg, Ont., Aug. 6.-Young Anil, who eloped with a Toronto society girl, and was subsequently arrested liore, charged with having defrauded a hotel keeper by presenting a cheque with no funds to meet it, was found William Ford, father of the child, of Ealing, near London, and Charles Co.v, her uncle, of London. I3oth were arrested on a charge of cx'iiosing the child under circumstances detriraent-, al to her health. They appeared he-Thc Congress closes on the j fore Magistrate Hunt and were foiHid guilty. til Friday for sentence. Tho girl's family have asked the courts to aiv nul the marriage. Elizabethtown, (Pa.) Masons have dedicated Grand Lodge hall, flrst of 3 planned group of Masonic buildings to cost $5,000,000 and to constitute a home for aged Masons. Old Friends And New Blue Kil) 1)011 Tea is making new friends every day-and ]ias never Icsi; an old one. Once used it is always used-for the very good reason that no Tea, at any price, is its equal for dolic-ioiisness and real economy.  Where discriminating taste ap-l}lies, the choice ,must be Sold v/ilh a "money-Lack" guarantee Toronto, Aug. 7.-Prospects indicate that the immigration from the British Isles to Canada next year will exceed that of any previous year, according to J. Obed Smith, chief commissioner of Canadian immigration for England and Ireland, j and right hand man to Lord Strath- \ cona, who is in Toronto. Mr. Smith ; is on ills way across the. Dominion ' inspecting matters that had to do j with the people whom he is aiding to ; cross the .ocean to this country. ITour � new steamers are expected to � be . put into service for the Canadian im- 1 migration next year. Mr. Smith remarked that this year's immigration will amount to over half a million ; and that next year's influx will be i considerably larger. DROPPED DEAD ON HIS HOMESTEAD Medicine Hat Aug. 7.-WTiile going about his regular work on tho farm on the east half of 28-12-3, a few miles north of Pashley, Harmon Daytinck, a homesteadei', suddenly dropped dead on Tuesday. Dr. Bolton, ot Irvine.! wna called, and decided that death was due to natural causes, and that am; Inquest was unnecessary. ? ? ? ? ? ? ? > ? ? ? ? ? ,? * ; > � > � � The Remainde Dozens of Money Saving Opportunities await the here during this -Sale_ LTHOUGH our previous sales were remarkably successful, we still have a considerable quantity of summer stock on hand. This must be cleared at once. New Fail Shipments will soon be arriving and we need every inch of space now occupied by Summer goods. In pricing this merchandise profits will not be considered. We are marking each lot at a figure that we Know will clear it immediately regardless of what it costs us. You can do some very profitable shopping during the next 10 days by visiting this' store daily. Another Chance to save 20 to 50 per cent discount during this Sale this List of Specials A Great Sale of Wash Dresses 56 Dresses consisting of Lingerie, Chambray and Zephyr. The colors are stripes of blue, grey and helio; also plain prints. Blue, white and tans. Ladies' and sizes up to 40 bust. Regular price $3.00 to $5.00. Sale Price................ M Men's Specials 200 Men's Fine Shirts, laundered Cuffs, some double soft Cuffs and Collars; all Coat Shirts, every one this season's style and shades, guaranteed fit, Regular prices $1.25 to $2.00. Sale Price.................. A Most Important Sale of Tailored Waists 210 Waists with double Cuffs and Collars. Just what everybody is in need of. Pique and fancy Vesting, also plain Lingerie with starched collar. The beat va!ue in town at the regular prices, $2.00 and $2.50. Sale Price----;.......... Socks! Socks!! Socks!!! 1000 pairs of plain and colored Cashmere Lisle and Silk Lisle Socks. The biggest value Lethbridge has ever seen. Regular prices 35c to 75c. Sales Prices....... SK/j* and Ties! Ties!! Ties!!! 35 dozen fine plain and colored Silk Ties, good values at 50c. Sale Price.................. ers 30 dozen assorted colors and styles, best make, good values at 35c to 50c. Sale Price .................. Extra Special 60 Ladies' Rubberized Raincoats in plain or regular sleeves, in all popular shades. Regular price .'510.50 to $15.00. Your choice Sale Price ----........... Hats and Straw Hats Any Panama Hat in our store sold regular $7.00 to $10.00. Sale Price................ gJJ Felt Hats in all shapes and colors, all brand new goods. Good values at $2.-50 and $2.75. ................ SI.50 Special Reduction Underwear Underwear In Silk Waists, odd Skirts, Gloves, Shoes, Hosiery, Parasols and Underskirts. 20 dozen fine Balbriggan Underwear, 2 piece or combinations, natural or blue colors. Regular price 50c to 65c. Sale Price, eadh............. ggg Men's Suits $22.50 regular blue and black fine Batagny English Serge, guaranteed perfect fit and finish. Best of tailor's^ trimmings. Our pride in the quality. Sale Price .............. J|3_gQ All our high grade stock of Men's Clothes are specially reduced in proportion. To convince yourself, come in and see our values. Sale Price.......... gg *** 50% Trousers I Trousers!! 200 pair fine Worsted Men's 'Trousers in fine pin stripes, of grey black and brown. Regular price $2.50 to $3.25. Sale Price 5j_75 Paramatta Raincoats 48 Men's Raincoats in all sizes, 36 to 46. Just the thing for present wear, and what's needed in the early FalL Regular prices $12.50 to 116.50. Sale Price................ S8.50 Caps! Caps!! Caps!!! 12 dozen Tweed and Wonted Caps in any shade and styl"; all nizes. Regular price up to $1;00. Sale Price................... QQq Southard Block STORE 512 Third Avenue Spii^Ji 3552 89 ;