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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta letbbcibfle "beralb DAILY ANO WEEKLY airf HERALD PRINT- 'INO COMPANY, LIMITED MS W. A.: PrwMwt lid Haeailnj DlTK price ol wheat not beta fixed, during J the liw at f iipply md d would hire seat It.much higher Iliau J3.81. Before (he prlco was Hied we uw II amount to {8.05 In face of one ol Ihe largest crops that Canada 'over Tno veslein farmer there- fore fwls that any attempt to unduly depress too price during the next would bo unfair In view ol the price during too THE" LETHBRIDGE DAI1W HEHALD WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1918 1 TELEPHONES Wlurial .IS per week IMlly, delivered, per by mill. Wwkly, by mill, per year WMkiy, mill. V" f" Dates ot expiry of subscriptions ap- ttar dtlly on address label. Accept- ance of papers after expiration Is our authority to continue the sub- N. scrlptlon. .THE' PRICE OF WHEAT FOB-NEXT YEAR 7hV 'eastern press Is growing very frtai.ly interested over the problem ol -the ,1918 wheat price in Canida, sa4 Ihi'Ytry evident desire Is tha ot witit should-drop. Bu the fixation of the price of the U. S i at the present price o bushel it interior storig poin.fflSs produced a nther pecnlii sitniifcn'; and the press an It very anxlons t s government Ii do ilwni'.lt. ths feeling in. price of whea t is. d Wheat our slaple product It is als bile It has been high enouth and he as no kick about II, his been held own by government fixation. Then there Is the other argument. N'icholls eays that the price t wheat governs the price of w e says therefore, In effect that to at wages back to normal scalo it is ecessary to start with wheit. But s the western farmer ir, paying high :s just as well as anybody elae n Canada it looks as it He wouid ba n for a ralher strenuous time ivere e to be forced to raise his wheat with Igh-prlced labor and sell In on a low oarkel in order to give the. other'fel- ovs- a chance to gel wages down. The armer Is.Ihe. starting point 'in the Ircle. starts by raising his wheat on ths present Inflated basis for ev- erything he buys. To ask him to sell t at a normal basis and bear tho loss is asking'him something be Is not likely lo grant readily. Whit Is tie Inflated basis un'der which the farmer Is now raising wheat? Here are a few comparisons: In 1315 .lie firmer paid a month (Protn Our Own Ontll MACLEOD. Deo. 'llu sit- uation is on the wane In Ma'cleod Thromb Ihe country Slstrlcl! tereral cases are reported but deaths bave been tlie week. The- church only during much larger on 8th than on Do cember 1st. Some of the Sunday schools have opened, will re opea after ChrlstmiB. scboo: board decided to open th1.00. In 1P15 the farmer sowed ii Trheat. Neil spring be ear wheat In 1915 the farmer which: tends to affect the rheat, iendiag it. either up- downward! MUMS either or depression In tie west, TOmMn, KJ far is west h con- it wonM be to our selfish in terwt of wlwai us high' M tor at long f Un-> u pwtble could fred his men for SO cents 'a jew Year's Day for the holiday. FfUlfflK H't Kit CtMCE 111 POfUUI LIST OF runii-Mus-iE won ip rtu it HUB OLD T1MK FOPCLAB r tk in the eTEllt ol.his ac elles were closed, have mostly been position, he will he ahle.'to'get here In lestroyed.. It.is true that Argentine time for the opening of school at ml- Australia'have large supplies nursing hand which' tley are ready to sell at nearly eref j- nu case in" town was her- lower prices, but be remem- self finally attacked the Jlsease, Rev. Canon Hill, formerly rector- of j and la-.0 tpvolfef as to St-Paul's, Heglna, has been invited to has decljned thjs until anolher year.. i of He some time! F E Large partner in the Camrose Drug Co, fronnfluenza the of pit Ori- tario con- siderably-ofer the ytsir, the annual re'pb'rt Jos- eph menus amounted' to; ol con- Ontario WT, collected tributed, for Tempeniace cause of the under the thai ex'penses -were onjy, Tbt ,HOW; MANY'VAHOi Of I Ul Th Canadla31 Bank of Commerce new head of lice on King street, Toronto. met In scssio: went ment by the government of land ad- 1 anll ho arlerwards .engaged in bered that commercially Is not nearly so valuable Ifc food ns Is tie Canadian and hard wheat fs l fa wheatbasrecovered. Mr. and Mra. T. D. Hunter have I gone to California for the.winter. They ot intend to spend some time at'Victoria, the TJ. S. northwest So that in the Vancouver and 'other B. C. coast world market, witi nothing lo govern Points on their way home in the the price hut the law of supply and demand, wheat would be a high price for another year. Tuesday's dispatch- es that the Great Britain farm- ers are not going to run so heavily to railing wheat another year as ex- pected. Which is another reason why tie pries will remain high enough to make It profitable for Western far- mers to continue to make the Cana- b'ave to purchase'the crop in.order to get In line wilh- United Stales policy or will tin farmer have to take his of competing with the wheat ot the world, or will there be an sf> fort by allied nations to stabilize .by. leit year wheat prices the; world This situation, moreover, tot only affects the farmer, buI all of the community. It affects the Oerernment, which has hige supplies at war prices that have to be distributed at a loss, the fed to fee absorbed by the taxpayer, secure a covering-Indem- from Germany, it affects the waje-tarner and rlaces him between twtt fim'. On. the one will Mcanrtate hi> earning a high enough waft to offset the high prices of sus- rkwece.'but, on the other hand, if tha Is high enough to prevent tha MMrafactprer from producing .his at a price that will meet tor- onpttttlofl he can no longer at- tsrt to glvt employment. ,-The HtnU.bu ao Quarrel with Kicfcolls for holding this opin Bit we would lite to point put a e< aignmenti which fhow ho1 mKern farmer Is likely to look fiJV Bttavrt to bemt domn wheai tire-first place, had tbe dian west the.granary of.the Empire. Edmonton's new mayor is who will liven things up. Edmonton won't municipally calm in 1919. i Cadet J. E. re- turned from Toronto on indefinite leave of absence. V The nominalion" of candidates for the town council which should have laken place on Monday of last week was postponed lo.a later yet announced. Spence Withrow has-returned from his banting trip in the north. While away he had an alta'ck of the 'flu, be Ing alone while for five days He also broke through Ihe Ice-.on "'a pond, on one and epen of "as.hour "waist 'deep in water, while breaking Jthe- ahead of bim oc his way ashore, got a moose, -and therefor counts all his sufferings but gain. OIK, two, three and out. Baseball rules should apply In school board contests. A man named Hole was an alder- manic candidate in Medicine Hat He In the hole.very deeply on elec- tion night AWARDED DAMAGES MONTREAL, Dec. Tile DC minion Shipping Company Haa bee awarded damages, Includin Interest, for the loss of the steame Healhcole as a result ot- a collisio with the ship Kelbergen in the Ba of Fundy In July, 1917, L. L. Pack may find life as mayor of Raymond far m'ore comfortable and enjoyable than-.as member, ol Parlia- ment While the Regina Leader painled Ihe municipal situation in Regina as very black, the electors chose Black as-mayor. work in Ejmonibn and Calgary; V Co. firimf awmy a TdVCoit worth for tie nearest aad sOto three other valuable p with r valuable prlMsi. A every sale of ItM of The airplane postage rate between Louis and Chicago will be sli nts N __i Willism M. Shea, secretary and di- ictor ot the Lincoln Paper Hills, erriton, died at SL Catharines. The Maple Leaf Milling company's deatu recently Dr je6sop..Nom {nations are to be held on -December 20, and the election, if one proves ne- cessary, eight weeks- later. Nathan Act, wts Slavin, charged with a nd the loss The fine hurch a Sund ICMairy. estimated 'Roman Catholic t Medicine Hat was dedicated ay by Hisrushlp Bishop and costs or sis months., ,mportcd alcohol which would .net a profit of ,rom Blen. was njjjg when the Rock City Tobacco Company, of Leamington, mm o Under Immediate Help NeetW to Rdiere HoWGenaaBy There is preting need for cor ip today, uxi there wifl be for A memorial, driveway n' St..Thomas in memory of the sol-! received dlers from .that 'ciiy' who fell in Father J. T. Sharpe died, in Owen, Sound after a short illness of Intln- enza-imeumonia. He was 43 years ot No fewer than M pa, o'S 'caffs' tary College of Canada. Resen'B officers in the Stales are .allowed to.wear Iheirunl forms for three months after transfer from thb active list.: At Sault Ste. Geo. Munro, I Sandwich, going two years ago to take .'charged nf Hepworlh, Wlarton and Dor- United nodi, congregations. The'aldsrmen elected in Reglna were: Aid. Graseiek, K.! Mclnnls, S. .1. Burton, Col. J. A. Young, re elected- Of these the !sst threo were citizens condidatcs, the penltmtlarj. Bertram Frederick Wilson, Saskatoon elected a departmental store mm is mayor. Wonder If he will offer any bargains In taxes dur- ing his term ot office. SHE KNEW HER PLACE A woman, one of the Britis working for the Y.M.C.A, was assign' to scrub the Eagle hut floor In Lo tlon. She bad done Httlo manual iab in her life, but accepted the job wit out protest, and weht down oh h knsei with a pail of hot a.clo and a cake of soap. Soon the water in the pail was black. A man in uni- form passed. The woman looked ap anci asked If he would mind emptying __._---- the pall and refilling it with clean night chief operatorifor .the Canadian water. Pacific Railway Calgary, There was a pause, then this reply: "Dammit, madame, I'm an officer." This--time there was no pauae, bnt !ike a flash the scrubwoman retorted: officer, I'm a JIss. were beaten together wilK, th members report from Prince Albert link Krne E. Brazen, iged.35, former train. dcspatcher it Calgary, and late ot bavin s R [3 allngert ho W2S (orrncrly a mem- "er ot tl.e force back In 1910. A per- died a. victim been, ill 'only 36 the general store of C. G. Amstrosf at Orono, when they got iway wltit .HOW MANY BEAN3 IN THE JAR! The Hudson's Bay Co. Is giving away a ?IM.OO Victory Bond for the nearest M wsm k (TWO cannot wik bl W W. A. Buchanan, c-o The Herald, Lrthbridft, St. Peter Street, ;