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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 11, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta 1 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1 J, THE LETJlBSUDfiK DAILY HERALD ,1 til PAGE NINE From Froat- I the suLxeosiul of their Livestock association. At this point -Mr. Turner trained his guns on the Hoard ol Trade and Industrial Com- missioner. Moffatl was to receive the charge, which on in evening was nullified. Although lie had noticed In Hit Spectator that the Commissioner had sent letters to the different agricultural bodies throughout the- district in relerence tc the establishment of a market for the fanners, the Haxelmcrc associa- tion had received no such letter and its members were as yet in ipaorance of the steps the board had taken to provide for thfiii a market. Going back la the market question Jlr. .Turner announced that the -liazel- nievc farmers'.ijxrc anxious to engage in mixed but Ihe truth o! the situation. was.' that they had b-jient all their money in agricultural machinery and therefore not in n posjtion to switch. llou'ever, they iverc going lo. do .what they could anil L'e'gin, ii in a small nay and then gradually increase. The eaker explained the aims and ob- Ir. retorted Mr. man who camp to me (or as- has got it-. All my confreres --iMacleod, Messrs'. Urey, Mcltea and Proud have been ready to assist, too, kod have done so in all deserving cases." Mr. Long here arose and endorsed what bad been said by Mr. Allen and added that it was only right lor the binks to cake precautions considering that plenty of moaer could lost in cattle just as it could In wheat, and nha't was more, lots of money had been lost before the.settlers ever vent into tanning at aM. Mr. Allen thanked the prominent llazelmerelau lor his cndorsatton and threw a little more light on his po- sition by saying that in taking pre- cautions he was protecting not the i bank's money but the money of the depositors. re-inforcement came, to Mr. Allen in the person of Mr. Steii- SOR, a prominent farmer pi the dis- trict, xUio assured 'his- hearers that' the cattle brought in- by the Hoard of Trade were good in every particu- lar. He himself h'ad bought two and just at present he wouldn't take less that 1125 for theni and in. addition he hail now a heifer calf that was valuable. Mr. Allen concluded, after all questions had been asked, by staV ing that he was on, hand to help and oj.k.inLi lApiuiiiL-u iiiu unua ,iuu iju- ing uiafc lie wai on nanu 10 r.eip ana jrcts. Norlh-ftattleford associ- would do-so insofar alwaj-s'as he was atioti and in. conclusion, he referred able. had existed between the town-arid the country, and expressed "the'hope 'in -'flic such a feeling would be abscii't as If (Was in hand that the success oi the country would he ensured, On being'callcjl-.upon to 'Allen saiil that1 he'was present at such .a meeting, a's-.it .WPS ii vital part'.of his', business, to help the farmer. ago; he said, the. Iloarfl "of-Trade'had issued pam- phlets, urging, the fnrmfrs''tq'go Into mixed farming but sa'ine'pam- phtcts had not brciTvery Veil receiv- ed hv the farmers. He was'.pleased j to see'tlial'lii6 libing "a'dopt- cd at last aiifl be. congratulated all on the. step that they were taking 1 GS the whom prosperity I would shine was, in his opinion, the manswhb had ajciv.hogs and poultry iit his yard; Kciming North Hattleford Liversfock association, about vyhich ji he had been.asked.to speak, llrl Al- len confessed that ,.hc knew a, lot :i about it officially, but he was1 not present-as-tha-manager of the Flank of .Commerce, nor was .he there to boost his own hank or knock anoth- er, lie wns present- as the president ol the Board of as .such he.was prepared to answer questions urilll. he was..blaeli in the face.'iand 1 with this remark .he ,jold his critics to" "fire as he knew lic'had dor.? 'hiore.'in assisting to get'into raked farming in the past week than the North Baltlcford.assp- 'i chtion hail ever done. ;II. G. made, the" price i of those cattle that' the il .Traiie brought, in so high it Mr. freight charges help e'll.aml there feed; bill run i-up as the did nut cl.aini their i cattle for. some .time. Apparently 'satisfied with tlic'cx- INDUSTRIAL COMMISSIONER Commissioner Moffatt ne'it to be-callcd upon and in opening his remarks he stated that he was thankful IP Mr. Turner lor criticizing him-on the market propo- sition, as it'gaye'.hira at least some- thing.-to talk upon. Messrs. Stevens had deliv- ered two addres.ses on-.livestock; and- poultry, hut even they, had riot .done so he was sure that he'couldi.Vot-'have tlirown any light on such', jubjecls inasmuch as every man knew- more doubtless about both'-than he might ever know. Going on then io speak oi the North Ba'ttle'iord association, .Mr. Moffatt said that he had intend- ed to-outline its policy to the meet- iug, but In anticipating" him, Mr. Turner had stolen his thunder. To Mr.' Turner's address he might- add, however, that'in Battleford the farm- ers were going extensively into hog iu" 1311 there were in the district- which number had been increased in 1912 to'. esti- mate for 1313 bad not heeri made but it would iodeed show substantial increase. t" iMr.'jioflatt liere leferred to thi ill- feeling that had.sujvq'sSidly existed 'it .wasr that the -----_-s of had not always been follpw.-thijr ih- cl inat ions' and' HazVlrne re as hiye'-wiined.. lie 1 hen -.plugged., a.t intq saying'. in- Board he had organizations througho'u'tVtiie..country tb'find out would assist' in (_ m'ari1 who would ol and.thereby pro- constahl Long asked ..'if." the M Bn.ird ol .Tvradeimade of it, on being told by Mr. 1 len rliat they did not but that they lost tho that he such to be the case, but that he wanted the matter aired lor the MaW of those present. j that file purchase lot. flic cattle shouidUiavc been above as.'the-lton. Duccra a-reprcscntat Opt) deaj. As to (he lloaiu ui members had-taken the affair in hand in order to "provide fiie'farnicrs-wilh kel for tho same. He no -ar.swer, bisjnqi'iirie's, which fact has.forced the Bdsrd the.conclusion'that theni- nof-Kreatlj'-'interesfed. .Mr. E. Dobcrer.-who tpllowcd with worded.- .to make he was representative, no'r as Ihe representative ol the: lietail Mer- chants' ossoclationJ Htf'lwas' present :iuu. .itar- 4s a.member Board of Trade itivc o! as a advo'cate of.mixed put; through-'the The Ilazelriiere' district was, Hoard oi Tradivits lis mind, the foremost of'air in country, and hc'-was pleas cd j. THE ATTITUDE At thjs juncture }lr. Turner jumped .mtp.the ring and took a> lungo at (VIr, by; alleging of those Tien who had-fiskca -for; assistance roni the hank, for every one that teemed it ninety-had .been 'refused. is a very strong remark to Bayb yourself the (I'OuljJc pfii pci'.son- n orders are OUT ejicclallj- nhd wo hare cx- prcsjly cnulppcd'our store to cxecuus them. TRY US TODAY TOE LETHBRIDGE MEAT MARKET Phone1635 John" Murphy, Prop. tth 8t-, eppoilte' Sherman >fter Oct. ttlat 't did pot: s ton .at concrete, example-! of their. desire to things. He cprnplim'enfcd the government on the 'interest' that 'It was; taking and on (he abiijty of the. Btnt to'.htip tfe farmers 'foils towardi- prop ess. lie. to the Ill-feeling 'Hit had lslcd.- and farmers live wilhou'-. the raer- f'C business Ihe- !att.cr 1ivc without the farmer's.-' One was essential to the other, and as of the: Hoard -of Trade he was glad to be nblp.tq say that, the floafd was to. aM the farmers. The' main -diffi- culty, however, was (hot they had not been working together. The. time though had come whcn.M-operation was, essential and he "assured the farmers that the Hoard' .would do what it could lo finrl the. payfng'rnar- ket that the farmers wanted, He then fold his listeners that -if ever they wanted anything thai all ihe-y had lo do was to send a 'delegation to (he Hoard ol Trade; (lie. members of which would 'receive them with open arms just aV the lloard of Trade delegation received Hazel- mere. Mr. concluded with an elcnucnt appeal, to ill :tp. join hinds and, work- lor. the cbtrjrapu good of town and. country, Mr. Allen Informed'', the libeling that some lime agb tic hail a man teady to take the. market proposition in, hand, .hut na nothing1' 'was done the, nun picked uu something else. Mr. Stenson here cxaricratcd. Mr; Moffatt by announcing that thc'ielkr spoken i l.n.jne ilerald on .December 4, In rejwd lo cerUIn cheque 4 ift.-J'. II. Wallace" re- a consignment- of .cattle to Chicago.'. According to Mr.- the figures 't were about J100.IXK) out. Ho was credited, with receiving a cheque from Cliy Robinson, .theiChlcago.commission firm, for forJIST head of 't cattle. This figures out to on- !y >16.00 a head, .whereas the .4 figures should -have read 241.01, or I9S.S2 a'head. The steers were pronmmced excel- lent'by-Mr. who In tf one of the judges on "tho Chicago market, and the mis- take., which" Is a very apparent i one, Is gladly corrected. 4 Ottawa, Uec, the rale caso opened this .morning-L.. U. Mc- Phllllpa, who'appeared en behalf of lio British Columbia government and Nelson Board of Tride, read a mea- sago from Nelson In'wtifch tho Hoard o( Trado of tiiat city sluted th.oy did not demand tbc Spokano rates or desire to be'represented'before the committee. Continuing his argument on behalf of tho C. P. R., Mr. admitted the Jurisdiction of Com- mission ovtr the C. P.. R." He'then dealt with the of the of the C. r. R. Several .objections were taken to the figures submitted by the government.-' The government counsel, In dealing with the .land Ac- count, figured the c.pil.r from this source at present value of limts. while the C. P. H. clalme4 that the land should bo figured Hie the railway company or one dollar per The accuracy of the'dtduo- tlons drawn from the figures submit- ted by the government counsel at- lacked. Tho division, of the of terminal by the ernraeot counsel was by the C. P. H. counsel, icho claims" that' there had so! bisn located a sufficient portion of these costs lo liie inlerlor divisions.' COLEMAN Bee. W.-Coimm elections for counclllon trustee, took plaw ln. terest was shown, only 60 per cent of the volers turning up the polls. Counclllon elected: it. 3wann, J. Johnston, ..Trustees eletlei J. 0. C. McDonald, W. rrtser.'; PKMT best (0011 buy Is what you want, what you arrflftoklng Tor everywhere. Then' use Keith's Boston Baked Beans baked fresh every ttf Breakfast, Oood for Dinner. Good'for Supper.' Oood uriy time. Try them. ISc per iiuaft. Apple Pies a specialty. Keith's Boston Baked Bfan Co. PHONE 610 9th Seutfi. ;