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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 20, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE KlOirf THE LFmroniDC.E DAILY HERALD THURSDAY, FEIMUAHY 20, 1910 NYesterners Found They Had Xo Cause for Criticism After All, But Will Receive More Details From Time to Time Haiker of Locals Association Elect- x ed to Executive ilit1 vreM'.ut, whatever It may be- Another manor vuu Ihe making of different with the ITO- .iucers cf (he clip Sas- katchewan than was nude with all thi> ether and with ihe range men doxesti The Canadian CooivraUve t after it atsi nuilo lho following vr'iih ilh1 Sasfeaicbewan of arimoni ot1 was ihe wool .il Refill a and by government graders, mm CaaaJUn Co-operative that the s-Uieuieiits aud caumcuU wouji] pay tho ol the rental irer tm; only whai icwlt p.acp ni To- ot wawhoujc in Rosina. Insurance but to vrhk-h was j whHe was Hisliop Marker, prfaittonl ot t'ae. s The story ft tho first annual moot-' Fouihern Alberta Vi'oul As-: ins: of the CaHaJian Co-operative Wool' ne.tll ai MK'iatipa auil Frank Calrtmnn. Limited, a Tub of aU which led arrilllgt-.i raaiuscr. returned on Friday from To- to it. does iun rltiuly tome under jonto, whore they attended the a-i ediwrial heal. as there will j Etmual meeting of Canadiiu comment mixpii st it on) cuts 1 nJive Wool Growers, A; iJu1 an- ii more easily hauj-1 i, iwal election of offers President Har- led iu thl> way. H will tip understood Ker was elected a member of ei- ecuiive. antf in thai capacity he will locX especially after the- ir.terost? of Southern Alberts sheepmen nho last hamlloj by the imioual Along Tviih Hirker the of Ihe ruiutUaii oxet'tttive will be J. lleatoi) of fal- GnnvorV iinvniu January last. The fiitor of the Forum hail the honor of tolas elected us E. talive to attend the organization meet- ine in ISIS ;tnd wa> again ekcicd a tie leg aie shareholder to attend the first annual meeting, which has just been concluded. Having very ivarmly that ot Manitoba, been for some years assembled uai sold through the department agriculture, ant) the department's representative at the inaugural nuviiug was not willius lo come into (he org-iut cation. This (domestic fn Sisk-itchewan It n jheavy cae aud tht Caiisdian j ifre was naturally acswus to handle iy later emtorsed hy ihe di-legato shire- holders by a very large vole. At the dtretors1 mt'ettcp following that iiraviuce will liava jepreienuiiion in Vieopins; with _ ._ jiuri3iice as the leading wosl prodiic- firovini'e of ih? I'omiuioii- Ujih Messrs t'nlpiuau aa-.! Uarker ure very weU with the outcome of the firfi year's of tlie na- l co-operative marketing Co-operative Wool held iu Uraiuloa in tton. It nas been u hard year in endorsed Ihc formation of swh an or- lo handle wool to govertimeutal and having every (lie sum of and the costs of ULC action in ihe Supreme Court hy Mr. Justice Hluarl, Kullmer'a effort to aol as his own counsel was therefore ills- thojfth lie Oeclareil to tho Herald aflerivai-ds that ho ititcudeJ lo l the result. Fullmer atlhiK in his own defense to offer extravagantly high prices for as being i Lo-oi'eratnu DIM whlth would include all ihe) offered nt pome points for whole ib? change soaable effort to induce wool iaai uoout 1-y ihe signinr of the armistice, or the iu take shares in the 3u cca: would made by the Bui on ihr whale the result has sjinizaiiou atil wool through hishiy satiffAi'tory, Mr. folpman. in k, there ciore than ordinary sense j pp-rakin? to Tlie Herali. stated that of respyi'.sU-lUty in connection m setuUE lllt. nooi irom uie the report of the meeting the success cf failure of the organiza- Toronto end and "the eNpensss of the which written by Mission in ihe sale of producers' wool i iudiridual association. iiK-Iuding insur- E. Cora HituL agricultural editor of the the medium of. anil consequent rentals and labor" denly wokd to the face that the Aus Winnipeg Free Press., who went to To-j profit of. the middleman. It is. sllor( ;hat 3U percent i- lo cover nual ineetSug. the executive Eel- ecied to be: Col. McKwcn. A. Dry and George Teller, for the i r r> V, i that CanodhinL took the stand ul the-uftcmoDii Gordon, Oak Lake, Manitoba, for self, wide opeti to a ( ixatnlnation the American price. tors, "sweetheart" ami Hrficuli to "astern executive, hut rather a ntercl- hardled wns set forth in llintjful lifting of some of tlitlr bunleus. buyers out in ihe j of selling the wool from the -r imito especially for meeting, is j fore, satisfactory to report ibai. havin very complete and seis forth thtv all of the reports on the work farts in a wav Ihat has been the year, listened lo the explana- 3'roved Ly the members of the orsaui- (ions of why various things had to be The rrport reaiis: jilone, taat we can tonic- back to tiie readers of the Forum and endorse more of ungraded wool. Along in June a change Canadian manufacture came over He sml- heartily ever the Canadian Co- Wool Limited, the very best e ests of the Canadian of the inter- COLLAR WANTED CATTLE AND HORSES ON SHARES Have ifce very best of range, plenty oC fezil and C.N.MTTCALF ge HottT, this is fully concurred in ny the entire western delegation, whicli included: C C. Hay, of British Columbia; Messrs. J. W. Renton. Levi Harker, F. Colpmau, Richard Knights and J. MtCais. Alberta; J. U. j.son and C. Sharp, of Saskatchewan; and George Gordon, I. Swale. C. McKiltican. J. H. Evans and E, Cora HfaJ, of Manitoba. This not mean there were jnoi iliinga to be jftralghteneti out and j Ibat mi.slake.3 hail not been made; there were plenty of both; but, in view of tbc fact that orer three mil- lion dollars' worth ol business had been done and that, roughly, pounds ot wool had been handled of which, by the way, more than two- iras contribalei from the exyeuses, IPS3 freight and interest on advances on wool the growers' hands, and ihat any surplus remaining will be returned lo lho association pro to the volume of business done." This was naturally a most aitract- ire proposition to the producers as it is a well established fact that the large and most reliable wool houses have beep for years in the habit of allowing 5 per cent, for the same services in handling wool, As the season advanced manage- ment of tho Canadian Cooperative Wool Growers Limited, found that their expenses of handling and selling, due lo many causes over which they had absolutely ao control, would be much higher than anticipated, and late in tho season, when all the had been shipped to them, they announced ihat the per cent, would not covtr the expenses of loral associations in assembling the wool, anil when Ttf turns were rcade to Q number of whose wool, or the major por- tion of U. had had to be sold tralian sliinmchts wore a low in com- thai the American government hail placed large order? with him for woo) goods and lie bail not much wool. For six weeks there was a boom in Canadian wool, and tlie (Maritime Provinces, Quebec and On- tario lucky in selling the whole of their clips, entrusted to the Cana- dian Co-operative Woo! Growers, Limited, on that boom market. The west was not so fortunate. Alberta sold 9S5.535 pounds; Hrilish Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatche- wan, iwunds, out of a total IrilnUora. lo very man Through lho were several references lo tho pending action and suggestions rnora. lo very many o whom Toronto ami Ontario ore but i.amw J'fendant and Mrs. Wonder.. on a man. a feeling of greaier famlli- arily with chc organization haiidllu; heir wool, mocbv increasiug con- 5 In the general meeting much cm- contributors and shareholders, anil to this end a very urgent'request was made lo the new directorate' to move in ihe direction of daily wool market reports to be carried in tho market service of the Canadian espe- cially for thp west, and ihuro is good) vers.jhope that this may be inaugurated The by the time wool begins to move nest EC' to scare AVonJon- burs, ot for wroiisful arrest an IHc dtfcna. ant lasl August on a charge ot aljiiuc- lion. One of these efforts was a statement UIUjby Wondenburg tbat he was guilty of >DS spreading malEdous lies about the Ue- il vm pnxluwl in fourl 1ml tlic plain. (iff plrjdyil tJjut this nas from htm under Uiri-ms and ttiat'lbls sullv- itorrofusej to allow It to bo I'ubllaUi'd. ROYALTY'S TRIBUTES TO SIR WILFRID OTTAWA. Feb. Tlie follovleg lessaijcs liave been received HU ihp Dukit of Deronshlrt: From His alujesly tho "I have rei-elvefl the of tho death of Sir Wilfrid Laurler with regret. Canada win mourn for one dearly loved Ilia country anil will remember ntid gralitutje groat powers tf administrative (Sygi'.ed) "GEOROE, K. I." Duke of Cennaufht From ills Royal the Duke oC t'otinuught: "Dsoply depressed to hear ol tho deatli ol Sir Jinrier. Canada and tho erninro juourn the great vtt- eran and u Lliaroiing jieraonallty, whoso irntno will Ions be remeraliereiV En the DoiuSuiou he. loved so well. (Sisned) "ARTHUR." The following have sent leUgrams and messages of sympathy to Lady l.aurler. on tlie death ot her husband. His Majesty, the Kins; "The Queen anil I are deeply grieved at tlie novvs of your irreparable loss. Wo recall the. days of more than 15 years ugo. since, which time we have. regarded Sir Wilfifd with feelings oC friendship und esteem. AVo offer you our heartfelt sympathy in your sor- row." Hfs Royal Highness, Duko ot Con- naught "We deeply deplore the sad ending ot Sir Wilfrid's illness. The princess and I send our most heartfelt sym- pathy." fenilant'at the time the criuliiuil ac- tion tor abduction was "started. This signed statement was to have been printed in the Herald, and a copy of Eighty dtvorco cases wera entered in Hrilish Columbia. Nearly all were unopposed and granted. In 1017 there were 30 cases, and Iu 1510 only IS. Thu majority ot the cases last year were entered by returned soldiers. spring. Another nistler on which action was takfcfc was that of asking the Dominion government to have Aus- us- western contribution of j tralian find Xen- Zeataml mutton pounds. There were special reasons why the eastern wool sold more read- ily in Canada, and one reason was that there was more of it actually on the snot when the demand came, and another was that considerable, of this wool was apparently more suited to the immediate needs ot the manu- facturers. They went to tho wool warehouse and picked out what they wanted, and of course they had a right to do so. After about c-U weeks the Australian wool began to arrive ing as thty were gratifying. The major e zeal to have a big balance and reserve the year, something Tvhich no company ever hope for. and which no sane shareholder ever expects, more especially in a co- operative Tnlted States at prices much lower j and the Canadian manufacturer im- tha11 had [or vcaal in Canada, rujdiatcly lost interest in native wools n iiaan U3u ODiamcu lor wool in uanaaa, niinia 'S thf deduction had t, be p.d. for .o- resulted-in a much i Austra nd to the nuallty lian wool aad the m of .the iuch lower doors fuil s mlUh5 coruing Into Canada marked as such and toll] under its own name. In the I courie of this discussion it transpired 1 that this mutton being brought in and being allowed to ue sold as domestic mutton and hmh was having sn ef- fect on the Canadian trade, literally from coast to coast. As already stated, the eiilire ivest- ern delegation came away satisfied tiiat, while mlstaiies had ueen made, lho Canadian Co-operattre" Wool Growers, Limited, is on a sound hasis, that It is the wool growers' best protection in the marketing of their product, Ihat the best possible thing for western, wool growers to do is to dbn nfeton. This neces- necessary to take so large a nuicfeer or shares thai the balance or voting power will come very naturally they were dissatisfied sitated tjio payment" of the 5 per cent. ling of money lor shareholders is, and always shoqlil lie, secondary to the ami the deputy minister of agriculture j import tax vrhicli Hhe An -jd the of the local'asso-1 emmeni refupci! io lorego chtions who had assembled the lo t contnbu- cunitable and proiltable marketing ol Don't Lose Time in the Spring Get your grates, pinions, gears and other tractor-re- pairs now. We have a large stock on hand. Lethbridge Iron Works Co., Ltd. doing business with an allied country, and it also, meant'additional expenses of storage, etc., at Boavon. Some ot In this matter the mistake which jjC Ihe management made was in thinking ]1UKinE Caaodian wool more on a nar that they must provide a MB reserve i wiih ,he domestic clip of the United the first year, and in order to [lo this [Slates, tout tbaf is a matter not vet they were virtually abandoning their decided 'contract of Jone 11. Once'in Boston. Canadian wool was When the direc ors met pnor lo thci lho Amcrican iri, annual meeting of the delegate saare- ,ixed d west ot Ihe lakes, as a healthy rivalry of this kind will not spoil friendly -........_.. relations with Ihe east, tut will rather irego even when serve to stimulate tlie development Borrow to Buy Cattle "Mixed Fanning" is the big money- maker today. Of course, grain arid fruit and vegetables pay well-but beef and bacon, butter and cheese, are piling up the profita for the farmer. Milk more cows-fatten more cattle- raise more hogs. If you need money to do it, come to The Merchants Bank. We are fflad to assist all up-to-date farmers AKRCHANTS DANK CANADA Office OF ________i BRANCH, NO8LEFORD BRANCH. V. A. ______ M. A. KILPATRICK i Banking Service banking requirements may be entrusted to this Bank with every confidence thai careful and efficient service be rendered. Our facilities are entirely at your disposal. THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE 1A LETHBMDCE BRANCH WARNEII IRANCrl MIUC HUNCH R. T. BRYKrVER, M.nifn J.H.S. CORDON, J.V. STEEL, holders, this matter was thoroughly Ihreslied out and the rnntract o' the eleventh of June will be ad- hered to and those associations and individual contributors already tasea- for local expenses by having those deducted from thp price of their wool will be reimbursed, "the whole meeting of delegate _Eliarehold- ers accepting the accounts of the year put through on this basis. It must be understood, that eastern Saskatchewan .or known as the Saskatchewan dom- estic clip does- not come in on (his reimbursement of local expenses, tney having definitely agreed under their special arrangement to bear their own. so tiiat when all accounts are squared every province or portion of a province paid practically the pamo price for Hie handling of their wool. This matter ot a special arreage- -nent with Saskatchewan is really not a part of the Toronto meeting, but is explained in this story because it- came out in the address of J. D. Wil- son, vice-uresirlent ol the Canadian Co-operative Wool Growers, at the shareholders' meeting at Brandon, which he attended on behalf of Man- 'ager Arkell, who iva? unable to be j present. In reference to the accmmls o[ tlie j organization Jt should Ije sKutVj that itlie various men -from (ho ivest, who havt1 been familiar for tome years with (he cooperative selling ot woo! and Ihe manifold detailed whici'i It invoivcs, were very warm in their expressions of appreciation of fhc latter has amounie.l j ,tad clerical help been employed anrl a ral gorcrnm.nt II in a cl haccTllnS ln and the clearness with yt T ,MXI1T Or l out and the thoroughly i ion io wMt" ha 1 i I' government appraisal, for which' it hurt