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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 18, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta 14. THK LKTHKKIDGE 1IAILY HEKAKD Saturday, Angus! i V If We wish to call the attention of visitors to the Fair that we have on hand a full line of the famous- EM.F.30Cars And will be pleased to give a demonstration to the prospective buyers. IJWe invite you to call and examine our Garage, and repair shop. Also the full line of Accessories we have .on hand. Anticipating a heavy demand we have put .in a very large stock of tires and tubes in all sizes and do not forget that all tires purchased from us are placed on your cai FREE OF CHARGE. How Reciprocity Hill Help the Producer Get More and the Consumer Pay Less Editor of The Herald: Opponent! of reciprocity thit It Is impossible to raise the price of wheat for the farmer without rais- ing the price of flour to the.consum- er. They seem to have the mistaken Idea thai the price that .the', farmer eels for wheat has something to do with the high cost of flour. How- ever, if ihese same calamity howlers would only look into the exact figures of the matter they would see It Is possible to give tho farmer a better price for his grain, lower the price of flour to the consumer, nnd still lenve the and the railways a substan- tial profit. The high price of flour is caused by Ihe exactions of the various middle- men through whoso hands all t'he wheat must go. The avcrase LM'lco that the farmer gets for his wheat is 6S cents per bushel, but when he, or the working man buys (lour he pays at the rats of jl.TS per bushel for the heat to make it. The price of.-wheat that one particular Instance, It In noli If we could onl.v find some way to mprobntile that they would do the! mulw these middlemen disgorge a por- out OVERLAND MODEL 51 {is enhanced IliC per cent.'by being made Into flour. Part of this goes to pay ten per cent, dividends on.watered railway clock, part of it goes to live miller's coffers, and ii part goes to swell the wealth of the speculator. Some of this, nnd it is only a small part of the additional value, goes lo pay the men on the railways, in the mills, the few clerks In the ele- vators and retail stores. Just; to "prove this let me give-you a specific instance: In the fall of 1909 same In other vases. It if only fair to assume that they take from every far- mer who ships through them a greater or less amo.uut ranging up to 38 per cent. The farmer loses, but the mnn who buys flour 'pays the high price just the same. Some of the Increased price of wheat goes to pay exorbitant divi- dends oil highly watered railway slock lg HUD. the C. P. Ii. dlil a business aggregating On thin bus- iness net profit was jys.ofili.OOO, or better tluu 36 pur cent. Oul of every taken In 36 cents was profit. The C. P. R. charges cents for htnling a bushel of wheat from Cliiros- holni to Fort William. Of that lo cents, less than ten cents goes to pay the cost of the work, and more than five cents goes to pay dividends to a bunch of shareholders In England nnd Belgium. go a lion cl their Ill-sol ton gains, both the fanner nnd the working mini would better off. Reciprocity. do tills, if we are given free trade! In natural products' with our neighbors uci'oss the lino we will be given some iiiciie.uro of relief. As conditions arc at present farmer hns no csciipo from tint i "Stand f.uil BAKING POWDER 1HE STANDARD AID FAVORITE BRAND long way toward helping the fanner on-his way to prosperity, but as it is Ironly makes it lew wealthy people in other countries richer. Some lie must sell lo a IHiln clliiuo of men who know no slicll thing us competition. I When eight clc.vator men iivtwo tlir-' ferent towns offer exactly the same price; US per cout. below the actual val- no of the wheat, iilie Idea of competi- tion is preposterous, ".Tncn every mill in the country charges exactly tlioj cnnio for flour regardless of Its cost, any man is blind who claims they com-j pete. There arc thrse railway lines, jui.iilinK to the lake from, and they all: charge the sumo for Ihe same service.; They do not compete. Across the lino the toll demanded by the commercial pirates has been re- duced by the Interstate Commerce I Commission, the Fannc-rs' Unions, and more of Ihe .increased P-'Icei men for goes to making millionaire millers. wheat leaves the millers' hands 'years. By the efforts of those men the spread between flie price I handled bushels of wheat; ab- mill room only get a little ICFS than and goes into the hands of the whole-, and from or jobbers it is H cents-.bush I lhc con umcr ,mr been reduced m. e! higher than It was 'before. The am] M a thq prlce u sonle. .miller, on an average, charges 14 cents for grinding a bushel of but the men in the elevator, engine room aud of it .was about two grades better'than. the rest. I sold the best of it to the elevators in Glaresholm an average of US cents per, bush-. three cents of thlg 14. The othor eievcircents goes to make millionaires If "necessary I could show you how a jobber will charge a retail store el, and took the elevator's grade and'-keeper 25 cents per hundred on flour WITH FORE DOORS. !lhe 1912 specifications for M. P. 30 and Overland lines have 'ariived, and this literature caiTW had -foi the asking at either the garage 01 on the Fail Giounds. GASOLINE AND OILS i jf- A large supph of gasoline and oils always on hantL- -S are not overlooking anything that -no think, will be necessary tto the comfoit ot automobilists. MAKE OUR GARAGE YOUR HEADQUARTERS 1 Prompt attention given to orders for accessories recened by wire or mail. Electric vulcanizing a specially. Western Auto Company 31111th ST. SOUTH PHOXE 1454 weishti and dockage. Before hauling the rest of the crop 1 took a, two bush- el sample to all the elevators- in ;two towns Eight bujers examined, the grain, all (traded it the same; and offered the same cents per bushel. J decided to ship it, and I had left, liSOO- bushels, in- a' car, and sold it at Winnipeg through the Grain Glowers' Grim Co I received a. of bushels and a net price of 73 1 2 cents, a of 46 a raise of tVo grades, from No 5 to No. 3, and a; net: gain' of IS 1-8 cents per bushel. My profit by shipping that one car was 1274.31, or 3S per cent, of the elevator's If I had- 's jirice. the elevator company that grain- ther pock- eted that 38 per cent., aiyi I would have been poorer by J274.31. If eight elevators showed such unanimity in irid then" have the order filled and shipped from the .mill Now look at a bushel of wheat as it through the different stages Farmer gets 6S. Speculators- charge, .Railways pharge "Millers charge Jobbers charge Tots] 20 lo 14 11 .60 costaVi cost 10 cost 4 -.0 "cost 1-1% By these four the price of the'1 wheat has been preth nearU dou bled but onlj IT 12 cents Ins been what better to 'both. We are' kept' from enjoying the fruits of tlieir victories by a tariff wall that the reciprocity agreement will throw down. Now it is up to the farmers of Canada to throw open the doors of tihat market and get. the higher prices that his cousin across the line gets .As soon as the Canadian farmer has access -to that market, the.-tolls de- manded in Canada will be reduced. The-graiii ;will-not heed to go to Minneapolis The fact that it can go there will imlte it unnecessary. Tne access to that matket uiil be like gim. If a man-has a gun and'the other fellow he nev- er has to use it Ihe fart li'iat it and can use it in enough HARVESTERS ARE STRANDED AT GRASSY LAKE The .Mounted Police headquarters liern have been -advised by their sta- tion nt Grassy .Lake... that a hundred Harvesters are stranded there waiting j lor emnlnym-ant. They have been re- Oue u> reciprooitj and the j cently shipped-in from "'Winnipeg toi milleis char- j Thirty-five of them-have''money, paid out for actual expenses The.ges and the lest "ill fall ill o a house] -cst of them -ire bankrupt and hale BUSTED man who buys flour miist pay all these, of cards. The fanner will get a het- ;oets. hut the farmer gets none of thejier price for his wheat, and the work >enefits. ingman will get his flour cheaper, and It is the toll exacted by our robber wheat'will follow its same course. Of barons of the -twentieth century that course, we may not make as many mil keeps the farmer and the working man lionaires, but we can easily get along poor, will He our crop of .millionaires without them. Yours.; truly, grows daily. INTERESTED FARMER. CHURCH SERVICES I St. Andrew's Churchy cor. 13th' St. land 7th Av'e. W. Bryden, SI.A. Sunday Services 11 Wftitmintter Chureh, and 7.30, p.m. .'Sunday, Re; A A Ljtle, pastor Thrd ami- 9.45 a.m.. Evep'one; heartily, welcome, versary services -tomorrow. Rev. CJ. Kerby, principal of Mount Roval Calgarv, will preach at both 'gith'o'f services Sundaj School Bible Sunday School and Adult Classes in afternoon !BjWe 3 p.m. Everybody cardiaily First; Church of Chriit Sunday, 11 a.m.; Sunday Wesley C. S. Apple- t., will preach au.each 12.10 .p.m. Subject ATTEMPTED TO TAKE HIS LIFE rVt information laid to the Mounted J'olice here, a policeman was dia- rtritehed recently to Warner to lake into custody one W. D. Losey, whn had tried to commit suicide 'by poison ing. Losey has been up before the authorities on previous and was therefore not a stranger. Thanks to" an overdose nf strychnine his life not forfeited and now In tne barracks awaiting his preliminary .trial. DR. CLARK NOMINATED BY RED DEER LIBERALS Red Deer, Aug. te it In Red Deer but ClarkT The popular mem- ber who has made a name for himself in the Canadian parlia- ment was nominated yester- day at the largest and most enthusiastic convention ever held in the riding. THE SUNNY SIDE Thre-a hours of laughter intersper- led with ravishing melody, only one of the many delights provided by the latest musical sensation, "The Sunny Side of Broadway." for Hot, Perspiring Feet i Foot Elm is a white velvety powder. absolutely p.ure, containing no ahim or otbflr injurious It Is sold In containing 18 powders and promRt. relief, to those who suf- Irora hot, perspiring or tender feet. CHI at the Red Cross Dnig ft Hook store tod gat a boi today apd you will neriTo free of all charge a 'package of foot Crow Drug Book Store !__________ This deliffhtful combination of com- edy and .muiic is from the pen boVle Woolfolk, who-ae recent offer- "A Winning has Just clos- ed a successful season, which, has brought iti author Into ihe'spot light of "the musical comedy world." When this comedy ie presented here on Monday, Aug. 21 for two nights at the -Majestic theatre by Boyle Wool- folk; It will offered by a cast of ex- ceptional of whom IB Max Bloom, phenominal CCE-J in AVInnlng MlBa" will long be remembered. In support of Mr.'JSIoom is Miss Alice Sher, comedienne; Floi Morrison, prima donna; J. E. CoughUri, Leilie, John anrl Craig Roylaton. The comedy is full of mirth and re- plete with fin'e music, among the pop- ulnr numbers bping "My new moor "Beware of the, Gnrden of "College "The "Every town has a Broad wry" "Mr. Moon, You're Full "Meet Me -at th-3 stage door "Soiling Papers" and m.i.iy more. The of the Ponje liaUjt is Ipecial feature. CHARGE LAID AGAINST EXPRESS AGENT AT GRASSY FUNDS Word has been received aV the -Mounted Police headquarters for the city, laying information against J.W Kpencer, late Dominion Express agpnt at GrasHy Lake, who'hsg been charged with the misappropriation of about 5460.00. On the books of the Domin- ion Express Co., of that town, was found a shortage bv recent, auditors. A cheque lor I31S.23, said by Spen- Ger to have been sent to. the treasur- er of the company at .Toronto, .was cashed by him at the Grassy Lake Security Co.'s bank A further mm of 1141.11) in funda had mysteriously gone astray, while a cheque for some IKO he was unable to account for. Be- coming suspicious, information was laiil to the polic-e who Noting this, Spencer quit the company and at the time of his arrest was working as a timekeeper on an ele- vator in the course of erection. War- rants wer-a Issued and Spencer.wea arrested on the evening of the 17th, charged with the above. On of J. Harper'Prowse, acting law- yer for the crown, his preliminary postponed for a The ac- cused was let out on bull for of a thousand dollars and now awaits further developments in the case. TRIED TO GET AWAY W. Fladtke appeared before Inspect- or West of the Mounted Police yester: day charred with an attempt to break away frftm confinement, nt tb-s racks. He was commuted lot trial at the next court of Competent Jurls- Dlctlon held in tbli dfcitrict. St. Mary's (Church' of Corner of Niveii .and iS'anton. streets, Wednesdaj eiening, Testimonial meet Holy; Communion 2nd at 8 o'clock. The Reading Room! Sunday. Matins 11. aim.-- Sunday is open to everyone.every day from 3 to 5 p.m. All services are held in Roval Bank block and evenone is A. Leaviu, cordially invited to attend. pastor, will preach at oth services, 11 a.m., and p.m. Bible Class at. St Patricks Rowan Cathpli., Sunday School et 3. Prayer I at S am second mass meeting Wednesday evening at S. at a.m. Evening service at p.m No Sunday school during .the, holidays. teri jjev A j, Gordon, B.D: Sunday Services, 11 a.m. and.7.30 p.m. Sunday, MINES AT COAL CREEK. MAY START UP! ON DEFINITE B. C., Aug. state- ment gained currency on the here last night to the effect that the to their heads' 'Const' au-sntly they are'being forced to.sleap about 4lin station, on the platform or about the streets ''hcjae .who could-.afford- to do (topnrtnd.'In direction -rail, tbn remainder are still tied up a'na t Inr: a turn of .fortune. .In all nrofc- ability hut T-sw of them will errt'l-Mmenl" on the farmi So at least, sav ilm farmers about that dis- trict. It'.is believed thatioiher towns in a pc-sitlonj- to tell a siniilr.r, story, as the- harvesters, when arrii ins; at Winnipeg, demand that -t.fcoy. should he sent as fur" west as their iicl-pts carry them iwjth the pnn 'secpient congestion of thesa smaller Western. places. St. Piul't the at 10 a.mi cordially wel- horoe of Rev. C. Grant. 15011 ;Siith Ave. come South (Courtland S.'inday, Aug.! Sunday School at 2.30 p.m Eng- A St. Avenue" Wednesday S p.m. Bible study. Every- body welcome. AXE-GRINUING A with Some at the of the Public There is nothing "just as good" HE NeW'bro's Herpicide. Some dealers ..-ill even go so far as to teil you they have something better. ThJt dealer has an axe to grind.. You can't stop his grinding, but you can prevent him grinding it at your expense. There Is one swift, way to do It. Go where you can get what you ask for. You won't be obliged to do this very often as fortunately the majority of druggists are honest and conscien- tious. Newbro's Herpicide has been so.long and favorably known as the original dandruff germ destroyer that no one should be deceived. W'hen you a hair remedy, you I '01 Communion at 8 a.m. Matins W a.m. Choral Eucharist (1st Sunday) 11 a.m. MARKETS GRAIN PRICES Coal Crcclt mines, would ho qpencil on i Winnipeg Aug wheat Hondav and that' pol'icc protection (opened 16 18 closed W i 8 _ ._ _, ber opened 9-> 12 c'oBed 96 Maj opened 100, closed .100 3-8. October opened closed 35 Decembet opentu 37 3 4 eioscd 37 S opened 194, closed 195. WINNIPEG Northern 9S 1-4. 2 Northern 97 i-4, 3 Northorp 95; No. 4 88 1-2, No. 5 80.1-2, No. 6'76 1-2, Feed 63 1-2. 2 C. W. 37 3-4, No 3 C W 14 Biport 1 Feed 3G No 1 Feed So 34 No 2 Feed 33 No 3 SI 4 63 1 would be provided in anticipation of any trouble arising in conseijucncc oi this action on the part of the mail agemcnt. Manager Wiison would not confirm tlie statement saying it was premature. Chief Constable Minty was iion-coninY.ttal, but.that outside, conctihlct. ire arming in to a ii, ircontcstablc Con table Gorman frorr.' Kraim, and Bulger, 'from both arrived on-'the .east-bound N. W. 220. .American. Wheat opyned j 101 closed 02 1 8 December opened 102 1-4. cloecd 103 1-8. faunday school 3 p.m. Evensong. 7.30 'uomng ihout twenti cars ol opened :90, p.m. service at from closed SO 12 December opened press last cicnmg -ind ate fctlli town. The'Gorhin niincs "are still1 ft Fifth Avenue Baptist Church, Njrth i'lluring the A CCA LbairmAii ett.and McNeill, .of' the Oncrators' Association, in .town, vestcrdav nature of their visit. services: .Piililic nothing KKS out as to ii c worship at 11 a.m..and 7.3D p.m. Sim- day School 3 p.m.. Prayer Wednesday night at S p.m. i'astor at home, 403 19th St. N., every Mon- day evening. Church of Jetus Chritt of Letter School lD.Zi> a.m. at Knights ot Pythias Hall, Fifth St. don't want one which merely promisee to kill the dandruff germ and prevent the hair from falling. You want one that will do it Herpicide does it. j The hair becomes soft and lustrous, j v There Is life, snap and 'beauty where: formerly Ihe hair n-ag dead, d.'ill and i brittle. Newbro's Herpicide is sold and guar- i A anteed by all druggists. i Applications of this wonderful pro- pnylacttc may be obtained at the best barber shops and hair dressing par. lors. Send 10 cents in postage or silver to The Herpicide Co., Dept. R., Detroit, for a nice sample of Hcrplcide and a .booklet, telling all about the j hair. J.' D. Higlnbottam t Co., Ltd., special afentl. I JOE MARTIN COMING Toronto. Aug. Joseph illartin, K.C., JI.P. for .Bast'Pnncras, London, arrived in Toronto this morn- ing for a vacation in Canada. He re- ClEtcrod at the Kins Edward, Hotel and.ra leaving'the city tomorrow night Mr. Martin passed the time of th-j strike but he states thtt he nrough Liverpool .'du was in no way .inconvenienced. I KINO SIGNS VETO.BILL Veto hill, limiting the powers of the upper chambers .of legislation 'originating in the House of Commons, became, a law today the King's therefo bping given through a royal commis- sion in House of Lords. IDA CON9UEST TO MARRY ITALIAN New York, Aug. Ida. Con- quest, actress, will be married in Oc- tober to Riccardo Bertelli, oltest son of the Ir.te Admiral Lugi Berttlli of Genoa, Italy. It is said that after the marriage Miss Conquest will retire permanently from the stage. Sir. Her- tilli Cf-r, to Ibis countn ten ears T_ I f. Residential f 1 U 1 I V School for Boys v Healthy situ Cn I 1 0 tr A 8tlon FirePpoot O I I C g C buildings Eitcnslve play S r n n I ]lrf O C n O O 1 and _ _ ekatlog rinks, Port Hope, Ont etc Bojs prepared for the Universities Royal Mill tan College and business Special attention given to" younger ioys Next term begins New boys must report Sent. 12. For calendar and all informatloa ap- ply to the Head ago to estibl h an art s Btv OSWALD RICSV, MA (Cam. of which he Is president. LL Of Port Hope Ont HAVERGAL COLLEGE WINNIPEG A Residential and Day School for Girli KINDERGARTEN DEPARTMENT Large modern buildings with fine assembly halt studio' and grounds providiha; tennis liall and hockey dnk. Special advantages for the study of Musta and Art. Pulj'modern cuiricii- luin with preparation Tor Manitoba iMatriculation. B. Jones, SI. AllilrewH, Scotland, misled by a large resident and visiting staff. Calendar containing full Information, apply lo the.Bursar, REOPENS ON TUESDAY, SEPTfM1ER IJTH, lilt. ;