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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - December 20, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta :FAGETWELVE THE M-rrHBRtDGE DAILY IIERALD FRIDAY, DKf.KMBKn The Afteif math Of The War OTTAWA, Deo. aftermath of the war .la brlnglcs Us own .trou Wii In the form Bf social aUeonleul. 'fbm ia noticed to become fclariued the Bltuitloii, pui undoubtedly ol attain-iro eihiblttus ol nen-ouiaPM.. In iOQie U mtoilfwUm H- mucn nearer bowe tbu.ihey Ooe ol Ihe ruosl prominent Montreal biuikera recently lamented iha of Bolshevism In the West. Little dtd he Imagine that It would break, ouc la sucb a form as if has ID tho strita of civic employees lu bii own eliy. That the tide of American Immigra- tion Inlo Canada flows strongly ts well known, hut only onre Ic a wfile Is the strcngih of this Inflow brJupM homo to tbe pufcllr. The Ifitoit fig- ures shoiv Umt out of practically UOO persons who have entered Canada fnmi ibe Slst ot March up In the- end ot October list. come from Ibe Untied Stales. The uioJ are as follows: From tho U. S. A. trom British dominions S-V -ISO; from other countries 01 iha total about IK.QOft came clurinE (be year ending- March Jlil, 1315. List year came: from the U.S.. as compared with from nil oiher conniries. During the seven months ending October 31st, last tho figurea (nJui other countries, The 1S19 wheat prices' problem likely to bring liame to' the of the west a realization or (be changes inati sincoi Ihe outbreak of war. have AaVen place 'n industrial methods. In ibe pre-war days the pro- (hieing aod marketing of a product was n comparatively problem com- -pared wllb whatsit today. In the- sale of products prices were regulat- ed prelly much IT ihe frea play of tupply and demand. Bat for gome time past H has not been so, and in so far ''as cerlaln products are con- cerned, it is unlikely 10 be so agam for some rime (o come. It fs DOIT gen- erally realked lhat. if during (he com- ing year wheat prices are left entire- ]_v lo Ihe free plaj- uf competition. TL-estern agrlcullure will be faced with one of (he worst, situations Jhal bas i.'o'hfronted it lor many years. For ci.ou.il a lower level of prices pre- vail in Canada than in the United States, the latter is sure to place an embargo on importations of n-beat from this country. Today nalioos are buying and selling by uaiU. By this, method Belgium and the devastated ot France xlll draw from" the! different countries the malertals need- ed for the work of reconilrucUon. TKe very magnitude ot the operations and the quickness with .vbich the wort must be done makes It nocesiary Uiat it he taken oat of the of priiate interprise. -Tlie pressure ol conditions-brought about through the Blrap.g artificial si.mulub imiianed to shipbuilding In other' couutrlaF. has compelled Can- ada u liijlld largo Heel n! merchant vessels. Todfcy about -10 ol these are now under way, and auo.her 10 uioro u-IJl probiMy be fcdded. mckliig a to- ial expcndlturo of nearly 55'. or. 60 ruillfons for sift} sltfpfi. being built lo insuro that Canadian good a ehlppeil overseas E-hall bu car- ries] lu Canadian bottoms. Another eiatuple of hdiv n country must now take care ol IU trade Is he found In iha providing ot credits to finance rfrlaln hinds of All know tljst unless this had been done during IBB iait iwo j-L-ars liolli in inn- faclurjng aud agrlouliure lu this coun- try wculd havo beeu pamlyzed. To- day the country fj told In thu plilu- laDguaga that this policy luuai be coufliiuoJ. Already Id Ibe extent of between End IZQIMKIO.QQO bavp been prorldfil (o eiporla of farm products, and much larger ones will have to bo granted to cover (he rxporu of cianu- faclureU articles to Ihe devaitfueil pirU of Europe, It ts ger.eriUy known that both Mr.ntribal and Tf-ronto dtd very ivell oul of (I's orders but it If. not generally kuown how well they really did. It.Is non- said Moin- real'a 'ordere while slaiid nt Some people hav3 uol been slow to sar that tanners liave been maklas big rubrey out of the war; but -.vhen the total value of farm produces Is placed beslda that ol the munition or- ders it looks very rWh as though the farmer was not In with lie ot muniiioiis. For eiamplf, Montreal muniiions1 orders exceeded in value the lolal fieU crops barresled; during 1937 in Oalarlo, Quebec and N'ew Urunswick. Montreal and Toronto's orders comoined were only QOO loss in ralue .ban the toUl valua of 1917 grain of Manitoba and Saskatchewan. As for the fielil crop it ts fouud that all the field crops grown in Saskatchewan and'A Iberia amounted In vaipe to ouly JS.OOO.OOO more than (lie to til'value of inynit ions' orders receiv- ed by Toronto and Montreal. The Canadian Xorlliern or Cana- dian National Railways as the system Is now called since tbe amalgamation ot the C.X.H., N.T.R., and I.C.H.; went through, preparing 10 do a lol of during1 They are asking1 the government for and, as considerable con struct Ion work is has decided to separate the sales end contemplated Ihia means thai many land Ihe manufacturing end of the 'thousands of men Trill be employed, i busiriess, and to Ibis end new coin- Of the neir rafjeage cODleaiplaieiJ'the panles will be Incorporated In each provinces a good ebare. Uie provinces to handle, the-sales, deed Saskatchewan and Alberta TvillJTliese will be under the name of Ihc probably get-tbe most of It. Between 1 Dominion Rubber System, and In the CiP.R- nod UIE government ri-11-jberta will be known as the Dominion ways it is probable that all Ibe tabor Rubber Aiberla, with head- oitfering itself will be absorbed next quarters at, C'algtry; The Alberta year.'" The indications are that, la branches will he located at Letb- construcliou 1919 Till rival 1910, 1911. or 1512. Ulillo Hi. ddcujiiOD ibcuL Lbe tree tlon of A raeraorUl for bridge and loUKtri bvco on, tbe qtftrtloii of provlolDE B club for Ine Great War Vtlemns bus overlooked, but thh. Duller U lltely to receive attenitoii 'hhorlly, accord- ing to a made to Tbe Herfild Ihli morning by Mayor Han die. At Ibe present tlmt tlio boya tuie their club In Ibe old office owned by the Dominion gov- eraoieni, but they have no Icace on the builJlnp, AE a niatUr of fact, tho butldtag [s (a tho boy a Ihroueh the city's acclon In-secnrlng ii for thorn, acd the city Is re- Epoooible. Mayor Hnrdlo is'utiw of lUe opiu- lon ttiat tcnieihlng eh611 Id be doue- to It peruuincnliy. Whether the 11 government 'would give It (o toe Itoyi which has nut been broached to the govern- ment. Hut It Is possible lhat the gov-' eminent If fcsketl to jell ihe building to be UEed as a soldiers' club might put B low enough valuation- upon It EQ that it could be paid for either by a popular subscription or by long- term debentures Issued by tha city. At any rale, (he mayor riys lhat soinetLtng Till be done shortly la cb- tnEu U as a permanent Institution tor the boys. TO mm rront nof( o( tho locil inet ikli wwk tiupLcM ot the Itxal V. M. JH ut Work la city. 4 MM (I OB vu Into it con- fthd II TU utunlmoui-1 ly decided the Urn Ihlnx to do to furni A AdvUoo' Com- ii.Ulteo for .Opxiperatlun In Hoys' mhtch wgs (Jou? tba all tbe aU Ortanlti- tlon the Boys' Work commit- of the V. M. C. Mr. If. reprneoUtlre from tho North Side srbooli, tnd Mr. C. K, linndow aa allvo (roui the SoutK Stde Officers were chosen as follows: Preildent, Mr. W. J. N'eljou; vfce-pres- iilcnI, Mr. J. Torvauce; Sec.-lrea's., Mi'. R S. Jackaon. Tho executive connulttee xvLI) In- elude the three officers and Rev. Cation W. V. MncMDL'U, Messrjii Jtckson, Booth and B. F. Munbey. This coDiinlttce also authoMioJ to act as advisory committee -lo Iho Scouts of tho district. Tbe executive cotumltlee Kill shortly to outlma H program In con: function tlio V. Jf. C. A, Any men Interested in Hoys' Work re aiked to phone or communicate Mr. D. F. the new Phys- cal Director and Boya' Work Secre- ,ry at the Y. M. C. A. There fs a real nearlli of leaders both In the hurches and In Ihe Y. M. C. A. anil uy will srpatly fdcllliatc he work of thla commlltee- An important announcenienl ritiecL- lag a leading Lethbiidge firnAias Jusl been made in Montreal. The Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co.. which a coaple ot years ago Coiablisberj a branch warehouse and office here, Kepatr work absorbs about 40 per cenU o[ the later and machinery of Lled bridge, and Edmonton. Tiie capUaliiatloD of the company ill he J50G.OQ0.. The LethbrUjte brtinch is under ihc management of A- Parts, who bas been in chArge since It was estab- lished: A.ihnving-husineis ha? bean built upland it is likely'Ihet.the com pany'will have IricfeaEei warebouae facilities during tha com Ing year lo accommodate the eroving stock it ia neceKary to to meet the demands "of lh.f> south. C WHY THESE f V V V O JF SPECIALS FOR Chrutmas Cakes..................50c Ib. Ib. Scotch Currant Bun...............40c Ib. Chriilmas Mince Pies.............50c doz. CAKES and PASTRY Oar'Cakes and Pjiatrr are growing ia papularitr. Ton may rely on tbeir perfect purity and delicious DCS 3. ifade of lit best materials, generonaly miied anfl baked to per- rcclioa. WE DELIVER DAILY PHONE VOUR ORDER TO 1307 North LethbrMge Bakety Feed Board License NO, 526.5. MEGANTIC ARRIVEG YORK, Dec. liner Meganllc from Liverpool at- ivod today wfth 310 nflssenger5, am- then being a number oC Canadian and American Atmy and aval officers, and fled Gross Work- is. AIL Italian Irado corumlsslon, com- nosetl of Col. Hugo Plzoarello and icuL Angela Fait Ell I, was alao. hey Kill go direcdy to Washington.- ALBION RIDGE ALBIOX R1DGB. Dec. or ioflueuza Is reported In the .ynn family, ihe youngest son he patient Oils ttme. The family1 is la haviug a trained nurae o the house, so that compelenl i What Gift More BeMtiW Thu Howtrt Mother, WHe wr Sweetheart T Roses, Chrysanthemum.s, Camalions, Flowering and Decorative Pianis) Ferns, B. C. Hojly and Holly Moss Wreaths, etc, Christmas Baskets, filled with the most seasonable Plants and Ferns at moderate prices, We are glowing our own flowers at home and guarantee them to be strictly iresh and of the CHOICEST QUALITY Our supply will be limited and therefore ask, you to place your orders as early as possible. You are invited to inspect our Greenhouses, FRACHE BROS. RORISTC RED LINE CAR STOPS AT DOOR. MAXIMUM PRICES CEASE WASHINGTQN, Dec. prices copper will expire Jno. 1 and lewed, It was announced ;es oil I not ne ren ton can le given; nod we hope uoth- today by the prlce-fiilnc committee of off serious may ntttnd his illness. Ihe var industries Tioard. HELD UP PAYMASTER AND TOOK PAY ROLL BVERBTT. Mass., Dai. meu In An automobile helJ up lYanb of J.ynu, [laymaalor or thB steol foundry.ol Ilie General com- panr. here today, shot and seriously wounile-j him and escaped wllli lljo week's pay roll reported.'lo amount to Brown was (aken to the General ho.spltal In BoMon. fss -f---- i ittakes llie That tras (he starllins and ver> eitraordluarr question put lo a wo claimant for a cote at the Croi don registration court the other diy. Apparently women who '.vimt th and tJiere are some C.OOO.OM o hem who -will .eul.llei] lo it tt nest general election rniist Bland he lest of an Inquisition before ihcyf re accepted by a reglsfralion clerk1 ,s qualified lo assist In "elecliDfi an ii. P. to the British., house 'of com- Many vrumen. are chafing un- der tbe questions they are con- inK their privaie and Tkft Croydon -woman "who Wcs'aat d Ti'ho made the beds thought Iha regislration clerk (be is the lown clerk too, and therefore a legal au- borily) Tva's he assured ier lhat it was essential thai.he .must r in order to he able to decide more easily whether -she -conld he ree'slercd ae entitled to the vole. hen Uie surprise'd 'woman .pro- tested: "Do ypiing men bare to an- .wer such questions to get'a' he replied, '.'I. am only to aak and repealed: akes the "Do yon really want lo know laughingly persisted 'the claimant. He did. Well, was "some- limes the sometimes moltier and som-etimas she (Lho yole claim an I) herself had to." One Bonders far Ihe reply did actually help, the respiration clerk In oecWipg -whether "sfce oughi; to have Lhc Tote or uol. "iVhoJs the roaster of Hie hona ariotlicr Tvoman who sought ibe vole '.vns asked, "Father, of she replied, hilt' ad'illng, with a reflect IT e twinkle In her eye: "At least. In some The humora. of the registration court, however, arc -not limited to loose questions. One woman .who sent in her ivolo registration form (gave her three.- Ycl she had i entered herself aV married, two children! Another woman gare her age A3, 22, anil Btobbornly, declined to give her correct ise.'though she was really over 30. Such .'5 fenilnfnc ian- ily. llallier unkinnly, perhaps, a lady who had seen the woman satd ot her that "from her looks'1 she certainly appeared to be aboul tot her the vole, anyhow. Tit-tala. Victor Berger, of Ml'lwaakec. Social- (r-t congressnnan'el'ccl, aayi thai Soc- ialism, Inclndlns lha Amcrltan vari- ety, M "of the same cloth as LISTEN Ills music! down-stairs f THIS CHRISTMAS WILL HELP YOU, STIMULATE YOU, INSPIRE YOU You will have a Brunswick, the 'Music Master" _om it you will draw a flood of emotion, courage, hope, glad- a psacc-llme Christmas needs. You find In It nil Uiat Christmas stanils lor. all Iho r.'orld !j hoping [or all Canada Is fi'jhltnB nml good will to men. Watch your son's face when you play patriotic airs. He is a belter Canadian for haarlng fine mualc. Watch your daughter's face when you play a love is dreaming dreams of the f'lturc. your face, She has forgotten the worries of every