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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - February 18, 1913, Lethbridge, Alberta tufesda|^jFebruary 18,1913. THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD reparing to Establish Central Market (Oontlnoed froin front twga) 'ketod theJr prdduotft at a loB�th� flnit year of marketlngi under inix�a farming, they Ti^ould b6 more dlooourag^d than after thj/M iyeara of 1obb�b in gralQratsing)aiid vouldpullup Btak�s and movet'aws,^. The farmerg general. ]y ware Uiyit^ ti&on th� railway to provide tli^m '�rlt&Duoh itraitBtiortatlon lacUlHea' afn tyouia permit of 'Uielr marketing th�ar producta at a profit this year; and( hieawafter and h� believed ther railway management wa� seriously considering ithlB Bltuatlon. He praised to.niCOrk of the Aasoclate, Ojoards in thtb direction, and added that Its contlntiaade would without �oubt result Itf thia �*(tabll8hing of a central ^knt^rWif Itt Lothbrldg*, with eubsldlary inaAot^ In �mallBr towns supplying Iti;.;: � Mr, P&w�m:�iitated furth�r tbajt one of the^jQasentlAl things In shipping that alWitlJl � H remedied waa the handling .*>f;liilx�d carload lota of live ctodk, Wl&ile this waa p'ermlBSlble nn-f. der die I'efeulaitlOna of the C. P. R,, In-teofar; as'thft ialilpptng of hogs and aeejJ waa !adntoJn�d, th�y had a touch higher tariff ,whfeli live poultry was |blpped i& oi'atea In the same car. I'hlB. ahou'ld ben^m'edled, for often-ies,lt will beftt�oessary to ahlp. aev-)fal orateaol Ufa poultry with cars ahae'p and;hogs, and another thing, railway should not compel the |lpper to pay for the decking of mlx-i live ato'okvcai'a. In::the �aBtoza pro-aces and.tSrolughou'6 the fitatescarB ^'th dtfcka equlpiied were -auppUed Rippers 'Upon requetlt'Without addt-onal, charge;; whwefta the C. P. H. ompelled ' the' westerJl �ay for th� lumber land labpr,'hut/they never, returned Ithe material or the cara thus equipped |to ther ahlpper, which meant am added fcost. to him efvetT time he shipped a mixed carload^ of around $36 to $10. Qeneral Markete Comina/ ^oretatyFInley: reported ithatilt O. iMqMuUeni general'Iive atock agent of the C. P.! Ri,.had written aeveralilet-ft�ra tenderlng^the fuUest^ald In endeavoring.,to solve this problem of ehlppldg from aooitheom points, to the coast With'only;o&e''feeding atop, and: he read from one of these letters th� following most- mterestlngf and: timely suggestlonaiaadft byrMr,. MciMulien: "In making ,Bhipmentsirof> live stook . in small; Icnta;;' suoh as: usually imove: from, points ou.the. lines aonth ofrLetb-jh bridge, despatch ia govemediby stte volume of traffio moving.; It;wlll be' readily undetidtood' that- wfaeres ancfa: ahipnMiitB'are'i'made in one, two or th�oe' when a regular market day' wllj he ^Btabllahed: at th� Calgary atockyards, and the ehipp�ra: to the south -Of ^(eithhrldge will no. doubl^be prepared at that'time toship. together .to mal;or Vancouver,. for thepfiioklngfhouses;'.  . ^; � ' 'flafkny,oventj'-Iconsider it^ teat.'-td ^et even" a ^rolnload thrbugh from points, as fat.- south as Cardatott:li;jWilk-River .to the coast without unlflading/itwlco for.feed and water, and the points most favorably situated-for.,djvfd^ng the runs would be Calgary, and .Kf'amloops. Calgary now has '4u uprto-date stock yard capable ol handling 150 to 200 carloads -of*; horses, sheep and hpgs, and ,fl|(ted 'With feed racks and running wa-tier'^iU' every pen, shelter Bhed, weigh ' s^alpa, etc. * Ka,mloops also aippears:4iijsme to be ^better sltu- on.. -jbhe ;reasohs^;that divided and lesk: snow falls'�^t'thait point than at Revelstoke;..... . ............ "It,"of'cpufSje.'^.ls" going to takef some tltn? tg'-'m 'the nuarkBtB^BPoken of e8liablisMod,',;but' tfce time ^^ams ripe foe;co|�WJ;tm sure no intergs^ ? ip mqro a^)fJou^,fto see this 'tapught 16 would jrelipv^ .\td of -theTrfiflibuity constantly exoerienced in oollefeting the.srp^l;lo^,p|li,g o^ered at' Sil llmeflfor', t^ariggort. I qan assure yon 1^ are };jf!idjr'"-^ to any rnasonablfe'''BJttefttVYrith the Associate Bpards; pf .y^ajde' oic Southern Alberta r'the sfi^p^f Of livestock; lu tbii turday Post SATURDAY. JUNE 8, OpxC Cent Tfae Roail Get Out .of the Rut This means YOU. If your^ holdsout no hope foradvance if the close of each daj^ nearer success than^ou were  WHEELING, W. VA., NATURAL GAS PLANT CALLED A "SUCCESS" Charge ISCentTMitdnmmTSateT^^ Although Distance Between Wheelingr and the / Wells M Only 18 MUes. 'OW we are in WHEELING, West Virginia, where we find the number of Gas Consumers to be far in excess of Lethbridge We also f^nd that Wheeling had to do but eighteen miles of piping, as against sixty-seven miles to Lethbridge And at the lowest rate of thirteen cents per 1000 cubic feet Wheeling calls its plant ''A Success """the citizens are well pleased, and pay the price If Lethbridge were to charge in proportion to distance piped and volume of gas consumed (which two items form the main factors in the cost of gas), the lowest Lethbridge price for gas in large quantities would be forty-feight cents per 1000 cubic feet But tfae iQwest price in Lethbridge for gas in l^rge quantities ii? only per 1000 cubic feet ' Still^ there are people to be found who claim that the Lethbridge price is EXCESSIVE- EXORBITANT -aiitt''th&''like. Maybe these people, are-honest ill their convictionsj^wc will not doubtydtr--but they certainly.are misinformed. For, while Jji-this instance^ WHEBLTSTG" only, we are prepared to'show to anyone who will, be shown that , 1: The Gas Nowhere in the Natural Gas Belt Gas Sold Gheaper Than In Lethbrldi Is Company Has Already' Made Three Reductions In The Price of Gas. Gas Company Lethbrjidge aodth .country.: to.pMfael) auqh.a ays-tenf as will ^faoilltftie th}s" ".movement.  . 5,. . i Urge Additional:*]5�ait�J5i"S'fc>tt6i '.Alter-a'fUll^di^cttp-*'-"----- ters.the eKfioutlVp^ ' Boards ^otj-l^rade:'^ ly theJolloTvlng r|iMtttt|>)l'fiffR|ce''^'hy ^. B. Hogg o� C^r9jang|y|>and bop- "Whereas, the f^mers'r-t^rojlgbout the soutliern porti,l}g '.Ojip'.lifM'lilvve within the past two .y?�V&*?^taMd in sabi^A {armlnir ah '%v^i�vi!ii'--&q,ii�a9lm i Associate Board scale at the solicitation . of th^''' partments of Agriculture d� the^'Dp-. minion of Oanada and � proviiii!B:';y>!f}(v Alberta, and the -Natural ReBpfl^fe^' Department, of the Canadian .^aolfto'; Railway, and "Whereas, the fruits of their .l^i^ori|^ in tliis djrooHon are heooining*ri4a,^: kotablc, and- . improved prjjyieJpB; ;.PP/:^lh!Brta-, that the western man-a^eJigpSl' of the Canadiatt .Pacific Rail-;W#ys9omPany be requested tp make a i^Wfe ^1 these- conditions, ?ind endea-,Vpt to;-provide for the shipment o{ 'JlV9 fltopk in carload "lots from "all JpOj^t^^iJviyn the Gardston 'and Coutts M^pHm to Vancouver, B. C, so as JP/i>.^Y0�d detaining the stock more (|Jli5ij^icpartments pf;iAgriciature.:;o�j�tlie^iJ)ominion: 't)! Panada and;the-.Province' of Alberta,^ f/ld'JIi? ).}iye ^Stodk;�Com�misfsloners.^^ should bo made that fjheir p�))(lUQ^iithar|jonde for feeding'purposes; in ac-con be marketed ato-aproftti.^.�6r�|;h8V^d]5!^tJ^Qq^^^^^^^ the law and he it fur^^ ^ ......... beiielit of the producei and tl(,e' ear ^er ^ the pi-avinces or .(ijliorta and Brjtl^h -^ couragemcnt of the'agncultutq,r, ir:^',VJE(eSi}(;}^d, that we urge the niak- Golibnhi'^':;/be ��tUrni^ljed'; cbpifcs.i q�^^^ du&try, now thqreloro, I'e it ,}m0i', Secretary Finley );eppr^d'"thk^cMt.',! MpPhee, head live stool?' la^W,. Swift & Co., was *jn'Xlathhl" " had .informed him :,tbai^; pared, to buy lor Het price today up-to any point in Southe ", contract tor 'l aad ship-them Ing^hpvses- ',He finished Ifogq Vlit po�5dS>i�''P3tife ing;l50'poMji^s^ Mr.':iacPhflei.pj!ffi6^ toil j ibis week; make contrai^ ihellcYouip;^^ 4buy ;