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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - August 19, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta I'Affe 14. INK L^yJ HRKIDGE DAILY HEKALD Saturday, AnvrnHip betore the j ... aiuhoritles on previou-3 occasions and ' ... was therefore not a stranger. Thanks i ^ to an overdose of strychnine his lifoj ^, %aB not forfeited and he 1� now in the barracks awaltine his prelltninary trial Red Deer, Aug. 15.-There Is nothing^ it in Red Deer but PTariT The popular member who has made a name for himself in the Canadian parliament was nominated yest-?r-day 'at the largest and most enthusla.stic convention ever held in the riding. � offer oxnclly the same price, ;t!> per cent, belon- the actual vnl-ue of the wheat, tile idea of competl-.7lien evovy mill in the couulry chnrges ex.uMly the i cents, less thtvn ten cents goes to P.iyifj,,,,,, (o,. n,.,,,,. ,.,,KiirdlesK of Its cost, the cost of the work, and more than ^nv man Is blind who claims they corn-five cents goes to pay dividends to a T\u-ve are thrre railway line., bunch of shareholders in Knglnnd and|,,,,,n^ ,, i^^,. ,�,,,,, ,,,, ,,,ey all t elglum. Icbaige the same lor the same service. That oxlra^ five cents would go �! They do not compete. i long way toward hclpin? the farmer' . ., ,, ., . i. � ,. / ,., ,,, . .... , , 1 Across tho no be ol demanded . on his w.iv to prosper V, but as t s , , , , , 1 . i ,,,,,, , '. ' ', , . ' by the comineri'lal pirates has been re-' It only makes a ew wca t.iv poop e in , , , , ., . , . . , u -It d;iced b> tbr nlprstale Commerce other counliios richer. , . , ,, . i. i i ( oninilsBion, the Favnirrs I iiions. and .the labor of self-sacrilicing men for BAKIKG POWDER THE STANDARD AND FAVORITE BRAND better thin ."Ifi per cent. Out of evc>ry dollar taken In ZC> cents was profit. The C. P. n. charges l.'> cents for ! hauling a bushel of wheat from Clares-i,;,,,, jj preposterous 'holm to Kort Wllllnm. Of that l."> Some more of the Increased price goes to makln.g millionaire millers. When wheat leaves the millers' hands and goes into the hands of the wholesalers or jobbers, it is 14 cent? a bushel higher than it was before. Tlic miller, on an average, charges 14 cejits for grinding a bushel of \�-he^at, but the men in the elevator, efiglne room and mfll room only get a little less than three cents of this 14. The other j eleven cents goes to make millionaires. If necessary I could show you how for an average of 6S cents per bush-.|a Jcbht- will charge a retail store el, and took the elevator's grade and keeper 2.t cents per hundred on flour! weighta and dockage. Before hauling j and then have the order filled and the rest of the crop I look a two bush-j shipped from the mill. ! el sample to all the elevators' in two I towns. Eight buyers examined the grain, all graded it the same. No. n, and offered the same price; no cents per bushel. I I decided to ship it, and loaded what | Millers charge I had left. 1,300 bushels, in a car, andiJot'bers charge sold it at Winnipeg through the Grain tirowers' Grain Co. I received a weight of 1,346 bushels, and a net price of 73 1-2 cents, a gain of 16 bushels, a raise of two grad^es, from .No. h to .No. 3, and a net gain of IS 1-2 cents per bushel. My profit by shipping that one car was 1274.31. or the elevator's price. Now look at a bushel of wheit as It passes through the different stages; Farmer gets 6S. �Speculators charge Railways charge .. ..20 15 14 11 60 cost 114 cost 10 cost 4 cost 0 years. i:!y the efforts of those men the spread between tho price given to the producer, and demanded from tho con.=;umer hnB been reduced a little, and as a result the price is somewhat belter to both. We are kept from enjoying the fruits of their victories by a tariff wall that the reciprocity agreement j will throw down. Now It Is up to the farmers of Canada to throw open tho doors of l.'.int market and got the I hi.nher prices that his cousin across the line gets. .As soon as tho Cnnadlan farmer hisj access to that tna:-ket the tolls de-' manded in Canada will be reduced. The grain will not need to go to .Minneapolis. Tlie very fact that It can go there will make It unneces.-ary. The access fo that market will be like CONTAINS NO ALUM STHEWHIT)MT.LIGHTESr,ll BAKING POWDER BUSTED Dm t* tl) Total .......... 60 coal lo'^ By these four handler* the price of the wheat has been pretty nearly doubled, but only 15 1-2 cents has' been paid out for actual expenses. The man who buys flour must pay all these S per cent, of I costs, but the farmer gets none of the I benefits. BUNCH OF HARVESTERS ARE STRANDED AT GRASSY LAKE The .Mounted Police headituartcra carrying a gun. If a man has a pun ] hero have been -advised by their sta-and the other fellow knows It. he hev-' tjon at Grassy Lake that a hundrt-d I If 1 had let* tlje elevator company have that Braii> ttiW would have pocketed that 38 per cent., ai|d 1 would ;have been poorer by $274.31. If eight elevators showed such unanimity In It Is the toll exacted by our robber barons of the twentieth century that keeps the farmer and the working man poo;-, w'llle our crop of millionaires grows daily. cr has to use it. The fact tihat he has it and can use it is enough. 1 Give us reciprocity and the eleva-' tor tolls, railway rates, millers' chiu-, ges, and tho rest will fall like a house | of cirds. The farmer will get a bet-! ter price for his wheat, and the work-' ingman will get his flour cheaper, and j wheat will follow its same course. Of i course, wc may not make as many millionaires, but we can easily get along without them. Yours truly, INTl;:UI':STEn FAR.MER. CHURCH SERVICES St. Andrew's Church, cor. 13th St. and 7th Ave. North-Minister Rev. W. - iW. Bryden. M..\. Sunday Services 11 Weatmlnater Church, Methodltti-;a.m. and 7.31^ p.m. Sunday School at Rev. A. A. Lytle, pastor. Thi;d anui- 9.45 a.m. Everyone heartily welcome, versary aervices tomorrow. Rev. ;i. |    W. Kerby, principal of Mount CoUegp, Calgary, will preach at services. Sunday School and Bible ..prvice. Sundav School and Adult Classes in afternoon. ' strike but he stales thct he \ was In no way inconvenienced. .\ew York, Aug. 19.-.Miss Ida Cnn-que-st, actress, will he niarrlr.l In Oc-tolier to Riccnrdo HertoUl, olri-sst son of ihc late Admiral Lugl BertllU of Genoa, Italy, ii is said that ifier the mnrriagp Miss Couiuosl will retire permanently from the stage. Mr. Hor-tilll cii,'r--> to this country ten 'ears ago to oRtnbli-->h an art bronze wo'rlis of which be is president. Trinity Col lege School Residential School for Boys Healthy situation. Fireproof buildings. Extensive play grounds, large . tymnaslum, and _ skating links. Port nope, Ont etc Boys prepared for th^ UniverBltles, Royal .Military College and business. Special attention given to younger boys. Next term begins Sept. 13. New boya must ronort Sent. 12. For and all information apply to the Head .Master. Rev. OSWALD RIGBY, M.A. (Cambridge), LL.D^ Port Hope, Ont. cused was let out on ball for three i There is life, snap and beauty where' soeurltles of a thousand dollars each,"'fo''"^^'''-^' "'"^ dead, O.ull and , .�nd now awaits further developments in the case. TRIED TO GET AWAY W, Radrke appeared before Inspector West of the .Mounted Police ye-ster-day charged with an attempt to break confinement at th-i whs committed j at the next court of competent Juris-i diction held in this dtatrlct. brittle. ,^ Newbro's Herplcide Is sold and guar- i ^, niitccd by all druggists. Applications of this wonderful prophylactic may be obtained at tho best ba-bor shops and hair dressing parlors. Send 10 cents in postage or silver , .to The Herplcide Co., Uopt. R.. Detroit, -B o�r-|^ll^j^ f^j. ^ Herplcide, . for trial ,. booklet telling all about the '� hair. J. n. HIglnbotham ft Co., Ltd.. special agents. KING SIGNS VETO BILL London, Aug. IS.-Tho Veto hill, limiting the powers of the upper cbamhers of 1-sglslatlon origlnaling in the House of Common-s, became a law today the King's assent therefo being given through a royal comi^ls-Blon In the House of Lords, HAVERGAL COLLEGE wiwiPKr; A Residential and Day School for Girls WITH KINDERGAflTEN DEPARTMENT Large modern buildings with fine assembly hall studio and gymnasium, In grounds providing tennis conns, baskel ball and hockey rink. Special BdviintHges for the study of .Music and Art. Full modern curriculum with preparation for .Manitoba iMiil.rlculatIon. PRINCIPAL-.Miss 10. I,. Jones, L.L.A., St. Andrews, Scotland, assisted by H large resident and visiting staff. CALENDAR-For Calendar containing full Information, apply to the Bursar 1 ftCHOOL REOPENS ON TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12TH, mu ;