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Lethbridge Daily Herald (Newspaper) - December 31, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta AGE FOTJK THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD DECEMBER 3i, LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1K> PubllthH by LetKbrldge Herald Prlntlnj Co., Ltd.. every law. (ul it tu office, Sixth Strut, Lclhbridjt, Canada. W. A. BUCHANAN 1224 T. W. QUAYtE Miniglng Editor JOHN TORHANC8 And yeb 1-252 SUCSCRIFTION BATES 1 year delivered 1 year, by mill 6 monthi, 12.00 6 raonlhs. bv mall.....11.50 3 montba. dellvereii 3 caontbs, by mall......75c 3 months, dfllvfred 35c. I xiiontb, 25c. cfcaoftd ot'la as but both Bev and old must bt liven. THE DAILY HERALD FOR AT Crots Drus Book J. 0. ertson Jc Co.; Jackson t Co.; Alexauura Hotel; Peo- ple's' Styre; Kenny ft Allla; Hotel Cljaf Stand; Diamond D'Art Medicine Hat Asilnibola Hotel.- D. Ferguson. Mur- phy Co.; Cranbrooi Book Company. Xews Company. Flnchtr McCrea; Mltciell Drug Co. Bros. Vancouver Wide World News Co.; Nefa Shop, U5 Granvtell N'ewa Co. 706 River' Side Avenue. Grassy LAka Holrt. .fc .Co- hea Ness Ase'acy. Book asd Store, 109A Sth Ave. West; World Xews Co. Plncher Station Edward. St News Co. Co. THE WtlKLY HEAALO Pvttlifctd evert IB etzlit oT'morfl sci ot the of WMk. Knd dUlTtct 1 in in advance Moiry Making Among (lie Mulinettos The-Southern Alberta Farmer His Financial Obligations and Ability lo Engage in Mixed Farming-Article 7. A PRIZE MAIL PACKAGE progrwsloa towards the tolu- llou of proems aVcclIns the IIOTI 01 jxv uu, Uicrpcoi without manipulation Do quite ae to tncre as to Jlluueapolis. Whi o s o uue fanner is apparenUy along a lenstny (he ho la which one meets msny dldi-jt, unfair grading. ever dockage. Si which have to te turuio'jntod hrinfcase, discrimination at Ibo bMore the polnl where a tlltw of the toll ditions. It has been more or less a period of marking time. But in spite of all that can be taid against 1913 there is some- Ihing la be grateful-for in it. .11 has given us some kind of en- jj.couragernent. have learnt that we'can hold our own against adverse rircumslflrinss, and this particularly applicable to our 1 western cities. If the financial odds have been against us jj have not been by any .means stampeded, but have set our faces K to meet them in prtiswprthy fetlu'on. ;We may, at any rate, on this. 'Old 1913 has been'ioniething of a taskmaster irilh a little jr of the moralist. Posnibly he meant well. In his own rough way '3. he'has at. any rate, made nioil'of us helieye in the truth of those of more styings connected with clouds and silver linings Fj ing lanes and turnings, and io on. We may lie inclined lo he i little thankful that he. has put ah optimistic spiri ui. After the strenuous time the majority of us have passed 'ithrough ii-e cannot but feel thai things cannot continue al their and that ihtreis a good time ahead, fi 'Arid so turn to the coming year in the fulness of hope. .Wi see it about to :start free from all the handicaps of its prede- We believe that the long lane is about to have its ing, and the silver lining (6 emerge from behind the cloud. a happy frame .of inind .wherewith to enter the New profit ling by -what we have passed through, shall be'iibki.to make the most of iill the good that we feel it has in stotje'-for us. In fact we somehow have: a confidence that a in view. -In this weJrusl we shall not be There is no apparent reason why we should be. i occasional foawbackV the world will continue to pro- One of.the methods io reduce the cost of living is to.live- ilainly, says ihe London Advertiser. the practice would also cut down the doctor's bills as well. Hon. W. J: Hanna is starting a campaign'in Ontario for cheaper fish. Wonder if he is thinking of developing the. ihlel iecl of the people of that.province by enabling them to secure more cheaply this accredited brain food. The plan to vacate every civic office with a view to re-organ izalion seems lo be a business like method if the commissioners will but regard efficiency ai the test, and hot lodge or partj Alberla's represenlative.m England will be used to look affe the financing of Alberla school debentures. The municipalities should also avail themselves of this .official's is i London to look after Alberta's interests arid wouW consider it part of his duties to assist in securing loans for mddicSpaiilies. Lethbridge is gelling a lot of publicity from its newly chose commissioners. 'In nearly all the large Canadian papers c'uts o (he newly elected commissioners with a sketch of llie'new cii charier and ils provisions, have appeared. AH Canada will sure ly have their eyes on this city tills year. A wallfed the entire distance from Fprl lIcMurra o Athabasca Landing, 270 miles. And then some people st: nainlain (hat women shouldn't vote. We know hundreds i of the male kind who would rather freeze lo death tha iterripl to walk that dielance. It kw of and with hope renei 4uiion. Let us then cast aside our :d Ipok forward to 19M to bring us, measure of prosperity we desire. shall widi each a "Prosperous New Year" with komething the earnestness we have been accustomed to biirtil iatoitbe May it be'so to one and all. ..0 U K P OIN T O F VIE >V jeing neglected. Let us have more creameries, more dairy cows equals, but rieapllo lhe high average and more mixed farming. Keep the money now going to "New protected Zealand in Alberta. jrotn even the genial sun, of which we toast-so'much; The >hed does not need lo lie au expensive one. It needs to be sufficient lo keep lhe machinery dry and guarded against rust and the deterioration incumbent oh the lashing of tlie wind, the Inter- mittent snow and general exposure. Despite the objection of one fanner friend we repeat that business com- mon sense demands better cave o( machinery. Whatever Investment may be involved In lumber, and H need The day nfter Christmas the Edmonton Journal remarked, pot be -heavy, H will he relumed ten "What'a change a few hours'make." It'was a significant little OTCr ln tie lhe New Vijr.we use the expression of the Toronto Saturday Nigh 6iir readers best wishes for a solvent New Year. W. -irt's bonspiel, owing lo weather conditions, may hnvi ft The Pas or some other icy spot in Manifoba Dr. CooV tajj peary is a iiar the domination bi.tue' trusts wilh be farmer being at 'teir merer o rettricied marketi tiven as tie So far revfeirlwt con, dlttooa uA tha ctutef for the eilit- IrnleDtMnMS thli Krlx of hii derated to dlkuis- ng how farmer could help him- Mlf to improre his poiltion to the needs .fron 90UKM. An effort haa bwin mide in to urge inteniive- rde- thodi than any other, Tho remembers talking to a buyer elevator three years or EC ago situ witiilii DO miles of Lelhbrlilge. 1j buyer was boasting of the fact all wheat coming from a cer'I district was No. 1 la quality. Th vas hardly an exception and the ll er felt elated over the shoving ol district in he was naturally; "Are you grading it No. 13'' he asked. 'HIM "So, 1 am not allowed was i astonishingly frank reply. Thts ruan is well known in south country and works tor onei the racsi-frequently raenUone4 i TBtor companies in iho province. 13 obvious how impoFSlble U Is give names.' The man 'till works the his ji But that Is just one concrete ample of urbat the farmer Is ajaicst, and It la Just such tn meat that caupes the er rsarkVli. On that spread of three cents a bushel tween No. one'and Supposing farrafr had biish'eU to sell. I Is esiy to figure out how much til elevator company defrauded htm Defrauded is an ugly -word, but wh- en a H from the lips of a resp1 elblc men it IB difficult to use a-. other term. And It is pretty safe bt tin's that that wlieat'was sold by I elevator company as i wh! gave two three cents which1-the "farmer, was. mulcted, a us I such trrj- clamor for H day there vj Dorothy Mary Lanajey, the six- lyear-old Girl who was ssnt from Lon- Idon, England, to Toronto, Canada, 1 marked a shipping tag. The K child's mother missed her at the Un- flon Station, with the result that the [girl spent Sunday at the Children's Shelter. The llltle girl was kindly [treated all the way. treat the west unfairly, but there Is reason lo believo'tliat the east iOiv realizes that the voice of the rest is entitled tu some measure ot respect, and if tho. fanners but per- Elst In the agitation relief-Tilil not bo so Ions deferred. And the farmer not only, feels that he Is dlecrimlnaled. against.at the local elevator. IF he ships to [he lake port the exactions In the- way of shrinkage and cleaning deslroy every stiso ot profit Tile same objections relate, to thu Ive stock markcls. Our Pinchcr Creek friend complains that he had jeen trying for two weeks to ship a carload of hogs to the. Calgary mar-. keL Tiie best offer he could got was J5.60 per cwt. Freight is 16 and allowing 25 cents for shrinkage he figured out that Iho Calgary buyer netted. on the livo hog, and what the profit would be after It was slaughtered and sold to the consumer at 25 to 35 cents a-pound Is-left to the Imagination. 'There IB no doutit- but that our friend liaa a grievance, and so has the consumer. A real life- sized grievance. And It IB worthy of the profit derived wlien It was on the eastern raarkeL And this is only one Instance