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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - December 11, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta THE LElrislllbd^^'.DATItTf MERAtb vom Olit0JikHO WEEKLY n'Mfii Publlahtra niiiQlE HERALD i�Ritlie^.X919 -wheat price in Canada, |La^.^tb^Tery evident dealr* is that tta�;ip|loe of wbaat ahould-drop. But th�'fM5ot''^1ieat, aending It either up-downwnrda eanms either or depreeelon la:tta west ao ^ M Oka w�st ia oon-^^1rollM JM to .our .Itfiah in- it at a normal basis and bear the loss is asking ^ him something he is not likely to grant readily. What Is the Inflated basis unSer which the farmer is now raising wheat? Here are a JTew comparisons: In IDiS .the farmer paid ?45 � month for men and ?2.50 a day in harvest Now he is paying ?75 a month for meat and $5 to $7 a day In harvest In 191S 4e_J�HBht hjs^ tjirine for 9% centa a/pound. Today ?he is Incky to purdiiuie It mudi nnder 25 cents. In :*cAniifa^tnredf�rtIde Jew �1m^fl;t^t ?when meeting' the-'competi-Jiion Of* other conntrles when similar "^artlijleB are^nt on the nurket : J It Canada were not lintereated in fffciu:|nx. foreign trade,^ ,lf we lived . Within .oitpielves, it would make very ^ttle. difference what the price ot -%heat%as. It could be high, and we , |oni4'"maintain high imges to meet ;|1ie coat, ot living, whttsh .la largely |lxad^�n the basis of the wheat price, v4*d we wouldn't need to Jcare so very :,jiiach"Wbat the price of .this foodpro-;�aet was In other countrlea. But Can-v]|da needs foreign trade to help pay ; Ai>>9|ipj those who have written to ibe MBtem preBB on this'all-import-^t matter are Senator NldioIIc and Ifr, 1^.'Saitford Bvani. ^ 'Both ekpresB pretty^uch the same ^dea- Senator''Nichouk aaya: it'VOT livrtanee, the United States Gov-frmneat'haa pnrdtaaed In advance the Who^e of their m9> wheat erop at a prioa; I believe, of $2.21 per bushel, .pie- Canadian Government on i!he '.o^ier hand, have only purchased the ;ivallablauti'on the other hand^ if the " .ohiglt enough tp prevent the :^:m)ia fjrMueittg his �aciW^ ilhft will meet tor-4-;^ej^n no lodger af-iltiymeiit.; l^:l^^a: no' quarrel with E;;j^j|j^jll|;'far/v^lding tlilB opin--^^Wl^jfould UKeltp point'out a ' argiunenfi'^hich 'Show how 1915 oals were round 50 cents a bnsh-hL Today they are round 85 cents a bushel, whUe in this district the price is nearer fl.OO. In 1?15 the tanner sowed |l wheat Next spring he will eow �2.20 wheat In 1916 the farmer I could feed his men for 50 cents a d.iy. Today he is ."lucky to do it as J1.26 a da.v. Before the war the provincial government of Sa^atchewan appointed a opmmission to enaulre into the cost ot!;|^Bbi^:-ii^eiiC-in\tl^t,-^^^^ LTh�^:f9Bnd:^Ii8S.\it.'a,cost(^5 cents a bttshel faUng^^ average crop. In that case the average crop produced bythfe^wsteni farmer'today is near the ilM mark. But it must be remembered that the. crops "ere not al-waya. np to the average avery yea^. P4e^ of farmera^^n^^Bstefii Canada �tfil^ei^ ralsefcUiw^eat t^IKi cost ih^ four or five JoUars a bushel. ^o''fhat itnd the oom^etion-may be made before New Year'8""Dayi R." Riley, fj'om the Soujheni Saskatchewan branch arrived, in Jttiicleod a tew days ago to look after the Estate of his late brother, Harold.IJil�iy, who, it wHUbe remembered, was. a-victim of the 'flu. His wife, dle^^^twd^'days after, leaying two children, 'three,years andi eight months respectively. ^ Mr. Riley states the 'flu ia very/badJu his homo district He expects to return home about the middle of'December. Letters are being recetved from some of the Macleod boys saying that they expect to be home tor Christmas, or if not home, to be on the way, and don't write any more letters until they come. Only a few of >tne'>8,{4u>o)8 .'in the district have opened, the majority will reopen on. December 30th and continue with only New Tear's Day tor theiiollday. FCUOWIM IS I VERT CHOICE MO fWlM LIST OF HiTER-ROlLS-WE WOOlO LU(E TOU TQ HUH THEM. OLO TIMS KAVOaiTBS "Annl* Laurl*" Tb� Baaa ernyeM to*M to siaa. "bm aait" �, - "Km* ba�l the OeaatnTa aawna Piwl" "Dawn In Hlnaiutan^' �^^^^�"'-'^ "BMiM�ii*BI*�aiarBaTli�i� Whil* I'm Oon�" Ini^Btrila'slBMstwanrr- - ^ "takklFeMlkta-VMr OM �llahty" Ybii Can Sing Your Favorite Songs and Play YoiuuOwn Accompanimi^ntS'^ . You �who have new sludiecl Mi who JEbow not one note from another, can do thu. You can Bring song iwi che^r into your home. Sing you eM time iavorites--�ing the newest popular hits;7^ing the latest inspiring patriotic wax songs. > / Songi rpllsr-with words aifanged ^li^ follow musjc.that is played automaticd||r^ 0^ the Mason &c -Risch Piano--4)iing ^ui enjoyable condition about; And ^oa operate i|w>PiHdw$jf�li play it, speed ap or sloyir down the -melocl^^- iaihi' ftid tilpiii loud or soft at your uistaht dewe. No ncOBemm fmryiiur not enjoying this wholesome, restful plearate e( tmnic which ]f)p� have been denied befoxe. Come in and let ns ;;defnonstrate-let us explain how eaalj ^you can own a Mason & Risch Player Piano. Have Music in your home this Christmas-| v Music that will be a pride and joy to all the famiiy--^a Mason & Risch Player Piano HOME OF THE VICtROU* *THOUSANDS OF RCGC^M? lOFTHETLO Edmonton's new mayor Is the-^ort who will liven things up. Edmonton won.'tfca miunicfpally calm in 1919. On�, two, three and rules should apply in contests; out. Baseball school board farmer^ Is likely to look to best down wheat '.�:tli�$'.i first place, had Uie A man' named Hole was an alder-manlc candidate In Medicine Hat. He waa in the hole, very deeply on election night. U h. Pack Hjay find life- as mayor of Raymond ifar'more comfortable and enjoyable thanv'as memb'eriof Parliament. ' While the Reglna. Leader painted the municipal situation in Regina as very black, the electors chose Black a� majror. ^ - Saskatoon elected a deparUnentaV store man as mayor. Wonder If he will offer any bargains in taxes during: Ul*.term ot-off ice, �-1.  \ '  / FOB Tl^ B MAN 'rr tweeds and serges, rubber boote and Jewelry Tvorth $2,000..,, , �-So-called"Latin barrier!' has been rensoved from,the University of Manitoba after being., a. much-debated latura^'i^U be called tor.'either January 16 or 17. / . wU'S-  - :;: � , ^^j; W. Mahon, bavriater of ^CotiaU, formerly ot WoodBtc^> is dead. (From Our Own' Corresnondej^t) BARONS, Deo/10.-The v'jniiiopide-mlc has subsidafl here ;aod,viri^'Ordinary care,: should a^e-'iifciiyiiliigvpt-; the past in a few dayB> ttm^V .^-i^ipjresent there are only.three,or-fB:4land; M.Hr?;5ftir Beauce, Que., spokeh ;t&i;,in Torpiitg;,! had no opinion to^ express' as to^'�iiy'' attempt at .preseiit. to revert i^'' line polifilcr^ "I ftow:,:nOthinK4ot plans lor the feorgaqlzationr of'the Liberal party," he ;^clared,--addii�:r' "I am out of toucfe'?f;i||i^.jarty;; politiijfsi' and have ntt'icritKlsmftO'^ offer' as 'to the course ifjtjthe UnljjtfiQoveniment^^ He entered tba 19.3,1,, He^v^as a and. theology, at E^vonton, jand.! ult College, Montrtiil VkiiMh in e( Bttgtlsh flainteary, ,the Jes Rev. FathefcvH. 'i/r'S^.-Richards, -assistant rector'/.ot-r; St-'''^aify/e'^H:* Church, London, � cJ^t;; died'^^'ddejiiir: He waa born in Llv6rp�Q), ,tha'idh'tdf |. The, special committee of the Meth- iodlst, Conference of Alberta, which ^!!-I'^�T"�,?''=''*'^.?' �� Atigllcaffl AWARDED DAMAGES MONTREAL, Dec. lO.-^The Do minlQJi Shipping Company li'as been awarded $183,354 damages, including interest, for the loss of the 'Steamer Heathcote as a result of- a coUlBlon with the ship Kelbergen in the Bay of Fundy InJuly, 1^17i  � - ' SHE KNEW HER PUACE A woman, one ot the 30,000 British working for the Y.M.C.A;, was assigned to scrub the Eagle hut-floor in London. She had done little manual labor in her life, but accepted the -Job without protest, and weht down on her knees with a pall of-Sot water, a-cloth and a cake of soap. Soon-the.-water in the pail was -black.- A: man fn uniform passed. The- woman looked up and asked if he would mind emptying t:|ie pail and refilling .�'�'- William M. Shea, secretary and director ot the Lincoln. Paper Mills, Merrlton, died at fit. Catharines. The Maple Leaf^Milling company's met in .sesislon in Calgary recently, went on, record as favoring the acquirement the government of land ad-joiiiihg the' railways for the pur^se ot soldier settlement. Writs.have been issued lor a provincial iiye-election in St. Catharines to flu the vacancy caused by. the death recently of Dr. E. Jessop, Norn inatlons are to be held on-December 20, and the election, it one proves necessary, eight weeks^ later. Nathan Slavln, charged with a lireach of the Ontario Temperance mill at Welland ��-was" gutted-by tlreiAc'' fined in the Toronto police and the loss Is estimated at flOO.OOO. ' : The fine new Roman Catholic church at Medicine Hat ^as dedicated on Sunday by His ^!(xirdshlp Bishop McNally. , � ;(.' Rev.!T.N-Wi.� NeaI,-ot *frokdway Tab court $1,000 and costs or six months. Slavln is alleged to have imported 60 gallons of alcohol, which would\,net him-a profit of 15,400. First shipment of tobacco from Blenheim was made when the Rock City Tobacco Company, of Leanilngton, emacle church, Tproiito,.. will retire ^^'PP^ Immediate Help Needed to Rdiefe Sf^ffatip ipl Suffering^Cannot Hold GcnMiiy Rfiii.ii|lip||yi There is pressing need fair of|r'[ today.and there mnbeforna|iii| No fewer than 36 gieto-als,who .participated in tlie. gret�',-war -were at one time cadets in. the oRoyal Military College of Canada. - Reserve officers  in the United States are .allowed "to wear:their' uniforms for three montti's'after transfer from the active list;' At Sault Ste. Marie,'Geo. Munro, who was found guilty of a serious offence committed aiainst a young Father XT. Sharpe died, in Owen Sound after a short illness of Infltt-enza-pneumonla. He was 43 years ot age and was born at Sarnia. After entering the priesthood he was stationed for some time at Assumption College, Sandwich, going two years ago to take ^chargd of Hepworth, Wlarton and Dor-iiocb, cpngregatione. � �' . - . .. . The 'aldermen elected In Regina were: Aid. Grassick, re-elected;-J, K. Melnnls, S. J. Burton, Col. J. McAra, A, Young, re-elected. Of' these the last three were citizens condldates, and the other two independents. 'Three girl, was sentenced itb five years- In , n^en running in combination'with the- penitentiary. Bertram- Frederlcif Wilson, ;J3, rid-Tng down a hill in :Qel}BVille, received fatal injuries .when mn over by a motor vehicle Win; Gilbert, a^Jopal baker, ^-v:-' Erne E. Branstoni'aged. 35, foVmer train, despatcher at 43algary, and late night chief operatoi " ---- Pacific Railway t* two candidates of Ratepayers' Assoc!-. I ation werfe beaten tbgother with, the other members of their ticket. A report from Prince Albert llnifs Dr. Gervals, the Steep Creekymystery man, with the R;N.W.M.P., insofar as It Is alleged he was formerly a mem-iber of the force back in 19.10. A per- died- a, victim been.m only 36 \ 'fj-^'A ShopWefckefs^ the general store itfaa'tdanadlan iik^inr /A haul at Armstronir at Orono, when they got away .MOW MANY ^EANS IN THE JAR? The Hudson's Bay Go. is giving away a tlOO.OO Victory Bond for the nearest estimate. ' cannot wiA'l|tf|:;|; once la avert; 1 ^ Needy^wiiiria'^' waslkeJiratlft!) Don't BeiffiuBi (RcgitUrad lindar.iK* War CharHIn Aat^ BELGIAN RELIEF COMMITTEB r ,t W. A. Buchanan, co The Herald, LetHbrldBS, AHa., or%-^ � at Peter Street, Montreal. �i�ra, SB A7/D ;