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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE DAILY HEHALD 1 If j I ft i I Derail tMt ttTMlPJlOOt HlftAkO MINT UMITtO WT e Me wWRInffR ffMMssjt aM Maaaclac Director lain Tarraaee BMlaess Maaaaer TlklPHONIt Office MfMrfal 1224 Nates per per year hy 600 by per by per year to Dates of expiry of subscriptions ap pear dally on address Accept ance Of papers after expiration dele Is our authority to continue the sub TMI PRICE OF WHEAT NEXT YEAR The eastern press is growing very greatly interested over the problem ot the wheat price in aad the very evident desire is that the price ot wheat should But the fhraHon of the price of the erop for at the present price ot per bushel at interior storage points has produced a rather peculiar and tbe eastern press and the eastern people are very anxious to kaow whet the government is going to doaboist Naturally the feeling in the west the price of wheat ia different Wheat is our staple It is also our alatn export in normal Anything which tends to affect the of sending it either up warijtjor downwards causes either or depression In the west eo far as the west is con eeraeaV K wonM be to our selfish in tereetfte kave the wheat high aajpeeetMefor as The being interested in manufacturing to a greater is more vitally interested in the cost of fofthe coat of living to a great extent determines tbe price ot and price of labor fixes in a measure the of the manufac while cost of pro fiusing the manufactured article all important when meeting the competi tion of other countries when similar articles areput on the market If Canada were not interested securing foreign if we lived within it would make very little difference what the price of Wheat It could be and we could maintain high wages to meet the cost ot which is largely fixed on the basis ot the wheat fad we wouldnt need to care so very much what the price ot this food pro duct was In other But Can ada neede foreign trade to help pay the war And Canada has wheat for Therefore Canada is in terested In the world price for wheat as well as in the domestic Among those who have written to the eastern press on thisallimport ant matter ere Senator Nleholls and Banford Both express pretty puch the same Senator NIcholA saye For the United States Gov ernment has purchased in advance the Whole of their 1919wheat crop at a I of per j The Canadian on the other have only purchased tbe i available Canadian supply of wheat up to which means unlike tbe fanners m the United i the Canadlta farmer has not j fold his 1319 crop In advance at a Jilrh as by August next the new crop will not have been harveet Under such conditions what will ie the return to the Canadian wheat frower on his next years crop Will the Government have to purchase the entire crop in order to get in line with the United States policy or will the Canadian farmer hare to take his qhance of competing with the wheat of the or will there be an ef fort allied nations to stabilize by year wheat prices the world ever This only affects the but all classes of the It affects the which has purchas ed huge supplies at war prices that have tobe distributed at a tha loss to be absorbed by the unless secure a covering Indem nity from It affects the wageearner and places him between two On the one it will necessitate hie earning a high enough ftaie to offset the high prices of SUB on the other if the Is high enough to prevent the from producing his irares at a price that win meet tor flfl oajBpetltlorf be can no longer af IBM to give The HaraU has no quarrel with fifihoUs for balding tUlg opin But we would life to point out a of arguments which show how Western farmer is likely to look H fir attempt to beat down wheat IB the first had tbe price of wheat not been fixed during the the law of enpply and would have sent higher than Before the price fixed we saw it amount to In face of one ot the largest crops that Canada ever The western farmer there fore feels that any attempt to unduly depress the price during the next year would be unfair In view of the faet that the price during the while It has been high enough and he has no kick about has been held down by government Then there Is the other Senator Nleholls nays that the price of wheat governs the price ot He says In that to get wages back to scale it is necessary to start with But as the western farmer IB paying high wages just as well as anybody in Canada U looks as if he would be in tor a rather strenuous time were he to be forced to raise his wheat with highpriced labor and sell In on a low market In order to give theother fel low a chance to get wages The farmer the starting point in the He starts by raising hia wheat on the present inflated basis for ev erything he To ask him to sell it at a normal basis and bear the loss is asking him something he is not likely to grant What Is the inflated basis under which the farmer is now raising wheat Here are a few comparisons In 1915 the fanner paid a month for men and a day in Now he is paying a month for men and to a day in In 1915 bought twine for 9H cento a Today be is lucky to purchase it much under 25 In 1915 oats were round 50 cents n bush Today they are round 85 cnts a FLU ON WANE IN MACLEOD NOW From our Own flu sit WHr i untion is on the wane In Through the country districts several cases nre reported but only three deaths have been registered during the past The church Was much larger on December 8th than on De cember Some of the Sunday schools have others will re open nfter The school board have decided to open the schools on December thue giving the leaching staff an opportunity Co make out their This Will in rlude the High The Empress thentre opened December 2nd but the attendance la not The election was very quiet the vote for councillors be ing small and the taken wae I disappointing as it was hoped to have j some excitement and secure for the town treasury a large amount of but it was not The council for 1919 is who is not new at the head of He served several years as councillor and one term as He is a keen business man and should make a good Mayor for these He is sur rounded by men who are interested in j the in its and we 1 look for some advance o be I The successful ones at the today were Joe j Contractors on the bridge west of Macleod and In the Calgary are slowly closing in on their They were delayed somewhat on account Of the flu but all is now cleaned up and the computationmay be made before New Years from the Southern Sask DECKMBRR while in this district the price atchewan branch arrived in Macleod a few days ago to look after the estate of his late Harold it will be waa a victim of the His wife died days ieay ing two eight months Riley states the flu itt very bad in his home He expects to return home about the middle of Letters are being received from some of the Macleod boys Baying that is nearer In 1915 the farmer sowed Next spring he will wheat In 1915 the farmer could feed his men for 50 cents a Today he is lucky to do It a Before the war the provincial gov ernment of Saskatchewan appointed a commission to enquire into the cost of producing wheat in that They cost ceats a bushel taking an average In that case the average crop produced by the Western farmertoday is near the But it must be re membered that the crops are not al ways up to the average every Plenty of farmers in Western Canada thief year raised wheat which cost them four or fire dollars a Sothat easterner when he talks of putting down the price of wheat just as ff it were as easy as writing down the figures doesnt know what he is talking The Herald believes that the ques tion will work itself We believe that bad the government ot the Unit ed States not set the price of next the price would still have been For there so much wheat in the world u some people The huge RussianTsupply is a Russia is starving because the peasants are not raising more than enough wheat now for their own while the great stocks piled up they expect to be home for or if not to be on the and dont write any more letters until they Only a few of the schools in the district have the majority will reopen on December 30th and con tinue with only New Years Day for the elles were have mostly been It is true that Argentine and Australia have large supplies on hand which they are ready to sell at lower but it must be remem bered that commercially wheat is not nearly so valuable Wf food as is the Canadian and hard wheat of the So that in the world with nothing to govern the price but the law of supply and wheat would be a high price 1 OF THEFLU From Our CoiTMOondent The epide mic hae subsides here with ordin ary should thing of the past in a few days there are only three or font all wellon the way to William Wilcox is having an addi tion built to his west of is in charge of the The school board is endeavoring to secure who previously taught as principal of the Grace ta at present with the over early in the war while the in England bat it is hoped in the event of his accepting the he will be able to get here in time for the opening of the school at the New who after nursing nearly every flu case in town was her self finally attacked by tbe has and Hunter have gone to California tor the They intend to spend some time at Vancouver and other coast points on their way home in the Cadet has re turned from Toronto on indefinite leave of nuowm is A m CMICE MI nruui LIST OF PUIEMIUMK WOULD Ttt TO HEAR TIMK Annie ymr OM H Oern Bec GurlM the Oeiiatrye Bavtae CTHB WHP rw TatTyeu f While Im Irrtaft BerikVs fcMM WOTT VATBUOTIC La MarMinatoo You Can Sing Your Favorite Songs and Play Youfc AccompanimtnUr You who have never studied who know not one note from can do You can Bring toof and cheer into your Sing your aid time the neweat popular the latest inspiring patriotic aad war Song words arranged to follow music that is played automatically oh the Mason Risch Player tHif enjoyable condition And yon operate HM fw play speed op or slow down the melody mafce loud or soft at your instant No mcaae now fa JAW not enjoying this restful pleasun of antic which ym have been denied Come in and let as us explain how you can own Mason Ac Risch Player A Have Music in your home this Music that will be a pride and joy to all the Mason Risch Player Piano HOME OF THE VICTROLA THOUSANDS Of BALMORAL FIFTH LETHBRIDOE PICKED UP IN lASSING FOR THE tweeds rubber boote and Jewelry worth Socalled Latin barrier has been removed from the University of Mani toba after being a muchdebated point tor over four MAN Quebec Legislature will be for either January 15 or ailed barrister ot formerly ot is Wetaskiwin elected Dr John son as its Mayor of wan re elected for a third Manitoba Legislaturewill meet in session in the first week in partner in the Camrose Drug died from The Canadian Bank ot Commerce contemplates building a new head of fice on King At Campbell was elected The following aldermen were elect ed in Saskatoon Ward McConnell Ward Norman Ward and Thompson Ward Dickson and No election in Ward Associated Milk Company of Winni peg has announced another advance of half a cent per It earns son named Gervais wan discharged from the serving 9 months and his discharge papers show that his character was The death is announced at his resi dence in of Charles formerly treasurer of the Grand Trunk Railway and well known in railroad and financial cir cles in Canada and the United Henri Belaud spoken to in had no opinion to express as to attempt at present to revert Canon formerly rector of has been invited to Liberal he adding I am out of touchWfljh party land have nocriticism to of fer as to entea the campaign for mayor of Godjthe course dt the iuMhe forthcoming n A but has declined this offei until nnnthpr vpar i sistant rector of Marys until another church Londoni died The epecial committee of the Meth e ln Uverpooj son of odist conference of which ev lnomas He entered the CathpHo atarch in He was a nrefSisor of Bngllsli and theology at it and Jes uit and feescollected by the Pro vincial Pbllca PoroCOf Ostarto daring the last year the On tario Aoi increased con siderably over the the annual report of Jos eph Rogers The total revenue amounted to iacreaae of Ot this total was eon tribiited forjjnJatlons Of the Ontario Temperance be cause of the large revenaf collected under the the year was more than expenses were for another Tuesdays dispatch es state that the Great Britain farm1 The nomination ers are not going to run BO heavily to raising wheat another year as exi alafer Which is another reason why j Spence Withrow has returned from his hunting trip in the While away he had an attack of the be ing alone while for five He also broke through the ice on a on one and threequarters of an hour waist deep mayor by 16 over The airplane postage rate between Louis and Chicago will be six met in session in Calgary went as favoring the acquire ment by the government of land ad joining the railways for the purpose of soldier Writs have been issued for a pro vincial byeelection in Catharines i to fill the vacancy caused by the death recently of Norn i nations are to be held on December and the if one proves ne eight weeks an Anglican i He was for some time dramatic editor of a Montreal and ho afterwards engaged in news paper work in Edmonton and Calgary HOW MANY YAHDf OP tlLKINE ARE IN OUR WINDOW era alvini away a Fur Coat worth Free for the nearest estimate and also three other valuable A coupon with every sale of or William secretary and di rector of the Lincoln Paper died at I Nathan charged with a The Maple Leaf Milling companys I breach of the Ontario Temperance mill at Welland was gutted by Ore Act fined in the Toronto police and the loss is estimated at court and costs or six j Slavin is alleged to have Imported CO The fine new Roman Catholic gallons of which would net im Under Allied Immediate Help Needed to ReKm Starvslsw ot candidates for church at Medicine Hat was dedicated a profit of the price will remain high enough to make it profitable for Western far mers to continue to make the Cana dian west the granary of the Edmontons new mayor is the1 feort who will Uyen things Edmonton wont be municipally calm in three and rules should apply in Baseball school hoard A man named Hole was an alder manic candidate in Medicine He in the deeply on elec tion Pack may find life as mayor of Raymond far more comfortable and enjoyable than as member of Parlia While Uie Hegina Leader painted the municipal situation In Regina as very the electors chose Black Saskatoon elected a departmental store man as Wonder if he will offer any bargains in taxes dur ing his term of in while breaking the ice ahead of him on his way He got a and therefore counts all his sufferings but AWARDED DAMAGES Do minion Shipping Company has been awarded including on Sunday by His Lordship Bishop for the loss of the Heathcote as a result of a with the ship Kelhergen In of Fundy in 1917 ot Broadway Tab ernacle will retire to become secretary ot the Methodist Social Union of A memorial driveway is a proposal in Thomas in memory of the sol diers from that eliy who fell in the No fewer tlian 20 generals who par ticipated in the great war were at one time cadets in the Royal Mili tary College of Reserve officers in the United States are allowed to wear their uni There is pressing need for esjr there will be collision the Bay SHE KNEW HER PC ACE A one of the British working for the was assigned to scrub the Eagle hut floor in Lon She had done little manual labor in her but accepted the job with out and went down on her with a pail of hot and a cake of Soon the water in the pail was A man in uni form The woman looked up and asked if ha would rnind emptying pail and refilling it with clean There was a then this reply Im an This time there was no but like a flash the scrubwoman retorted Btearner forms for three months after transfer from the active At Sault who was found guilty of a earioua of fence committed against a young was sentenced to five years in the i Bertram Frederick rlill Tiig down a hill ia received fatal injuries when run over by n motor vehicle driven by a jocal Erne foVmer train despatcher at and late Association Im duchess Pirst shipment of tobacco from Blen heim was made when the Hock City Tobacco of shipped a The price this year ranges from 30 to 35 cents per pound with the various One man sold his crop off a town lot of ono sixth of an and received Father Sharpe died in Owau Sound after a short illness of influ He wall 43 years of age and was born at After en tering the priesthood lie was stationed for some time at Assumption going two years ago to take charge of Wiarton and Dor The aldermen elected in Regina were Of theso the I last three were citizens and the other two Three labor men running in combination with two candidates of Ratepayers Associ ation were heaten together the other members ot their A report from Prince Albert links the Steep with the insofar as it is alleged he was formerly a mem ber of the force back in A per chief for the Canadian Paciffc Railway te died a victim ot only 30 hi the general store of at Calgary lueasav having good haul at Armstrong at when they got away with HOW MANY BEANS IN THE JAR The Hudsons Bay is giving a Victory Bond for tbe nearest steMS the SJs1llll clothing se went ttfisja M from wiskeVe cannot welt tot wee the first M make esjt possible Wt fca eabj WE U4 Ip Ww ana1 Make cheqiMs payable end send M k n Wsr BELGIAN BELIEF COMMITTEE oo er ;