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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - January 19, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta TJHfe LEl^BlttbtlE DAILY il^RAtb pKGEmm OF PRES. MARM0CH, (3F TRADE LJi. ' -------------a-EiL---^-III. ... .. I . ., � 1, , , � -� : Elected fotittie' Sixth Consecutive Time to That OMlco. llic Bbartl consklcrcd tiiat the citizens of Lcthbridgc aiid'tlic adjoining 'toimtTy would ncvQi' be satisfied until an elevator Avas.erected: ap'cl' that .there iJas no doiibt in the mind of the Board tliat if elevator were erected at Lcthbridge and got the patroniige. lihd syrapathy of the producers.it would j)*y. 'J'iiis p^irwagc and support had been duly pledged by the farmers at the sitting-of the Board. ^ ^, It is perjiftps natural that the Government !mviug discovered ilint tt-aerlous mistake ^lad been,made in the (irst location iA'o been if -this meoinsliad not been' dyailablo, ;^11 the farmers-who got ci-edit are highly appreciative'of the ' ossisttec^ given,^ and are in mAiclv hotter circumstances than they would have.been Avithout it... _ - ' / Tiie Glmrtiifod Banks have been enabled by Parliament to lend itipneyfor this purpose and to take securitytm the animals; the Banks "were not able to do'this before,' > \ i . Additional-fabilities in this direction arc also provided/byN;ho,| "GoW'Bi)y?5of-tlio. Alberta Government, nnder which groups of iivo farmers"njuy plIoorc ^las been aijpointed manag^-, and he (s Assiated bv directors represoiitmg the farming niid civic and bpsii^eas interests of VUl>-Agricukural Educatidn It ia gratifying ;to, note.that ouv farinore are availing 't'Jwm-bdveq'mQre^ndiinoVo of tl�o great fund of Icnpwlodgo rogarding ^:arnirai''opQi-jiti6jiBvin tblit Mr. R Fairfield has t(w"fiPji'''^!l"''VS *^)'�''"*''*^ ten:or.-t\A'H;lv� yoaravby pvactifie.-nnd ox'|)oijji}Ii6i|iL|t^vthe5^)(poriin station, two:;nilea,lroin';'LQll\-M�'iclg mm mi Lothbri'dge, Uaj'mond and Magrath and: tlie surrounding coun-tryi ^fr. W. H. Fairfjcia is president, of the Exliil>ii;ioji Board. PART IX,~Gen�ir|J^ ^ THI^AJATrON's BUSINE8;P ..; - '  it is confidently iioped that "under 'the administration of u Union (ioveri�Aiont in Canada^^8omefoT\y(\t>d-steps Avill bo taken in the matlcr'bf colonisiatioii and immigration.^ ilt is plain that shortage of capital Avill procludofurthbr-ruil\vay;building into �unoccupied torritorios, and that,tlie .nation's business lies noAv' in thov further' �iii occupied settlonieyf should be, directed tliore M'jluit -tlio present, ea'pital outlay^.in rhi!>\^ftys .aManUo\vi|):,.nndi^ty/dQvelopmenti shall bo made use of. " " ' ^i' '* -'n i Tho (iomparative ohoapnoss of our-lortilfi,W^t^^rV'I'W'l* is the' grciit ftttraction to inftoming:'fttrmor8ll^^^ lurement must kt backed by pvidpnco offub?t(ii'T|ij)ii,indneements' iii-^thd shape af rensonablc; prices'forftomi^pabl^inw niontMnul hpnsohold Buppl]os,''Uarye]| gl'^ijC jfttijIlKiofe fdr the marketiiig andV traPsportot>9ii- of fa^l^�^?pvddlJ4e1�" The Union dovcOHHil has been charged Avith a mandate to Avin the Avar; w(! nvmHt^ii the Avar or perish; but .someone has said it i.s po.ssibi.te^'lo DotU. Perhaps this is the iiniiltcrcil feeling at the liiick of the mhid of those ofTiur Cftizens avIio take thought for the, morrow, and who hope for such guidance from the iinment''and music. -� . '" ...... It has recently beeu i?ta,t6d.'that a policy for hotter roads will shortly bo arranged for by: the/Alberta Government. This is Avoll, because there is"groat room for improvement in the roads that the farmer hauls, his; produce to' tho market dn.  It ia curi6uB how tbo ordinary mind seems to be content in thinking that Avhen the bad spot in the road or the defel. shoAv*-Qclrthe population"^ bo \^H6'; m] the voluntary .eolifitmonts from among our qitizen'a |6lal|ed-3,03j5, Qf tjie'mon'recniited at L^Hibj-idgc, 1�8C join^ct >j�t'Jintry battalioii^j 078 y/oni into tb'o'�rtilJ?ry; IOC to ihoMrito'^'unita; 173 to engiiieonng'corps'; Women's Cmo Cr.ub Tile Women's ^ivic Club of the Lethtridgo Board of Trade give AviUing aasistance and their services Avere greatly /ipprcc- , iated at the tiniic of tlie ^Vator Conference. Our men overseas Avero not forgotten by them at Christmas time. .,. Boaud ov TnADK Meetings r'. The ourrent businetes of the .Board of Trade Avas traiisacted, at the Aveokly Thursday luncheon until the end of, June; but; since tliat time a suitable meeting place for a midday luncheon has not been available, and the business has been transacted at evening,meijtings. ' ' \ " , , , From the middle of October to the eud of December your president Avaa vice-cliairman for Soutlieni Alberta for the Victory Loan Campaign, and, *}'oiir secretary represented - ;tho military authorities under the Jfilitary Service. Act in .Ijeth-bridgo, '  .' ' !M(oetings of Avholesalers, retailers and bankers,.were held to , discuss tlie various proceedings carried on under ti^e auspfcesof ; the Joint Committee of Commerce and Agriculture. , . ,s ,' The Wholesale Section also hold meetings to consider freight-rate questions and by the Retail Section to consider the qtiestiop-' of early closing and. shop hourS|as required under the Albert^' Factory Act. ; . ;'' >' FlN-vnue and JlEJlBEUBHIP / . TIkj .Board of Trade now lias a membership of' ai7. t^h6; _ " subscriptions for 1917 provided snificient funds for the'^tptal/ expenditures for the yoar,;.Avhich amoum'cd to $2,435, m&'o, debit balance Avhieh had been carried forAvftrd fifem,the year 1913 ^t-Aviis Aviped out. ' ' , ' , '  , Oni'rijAUf,,, :--y;^^ During tho year three of our members;.were Icilled omactivc. -^N.'" service. Major A. B. Stafford of the 39th Battery, CP.A., y ^. spent the greater-pHrfc of his hfo in Lethbridge, and was one pl^^,^^^ ;s; our most respc'ctefljcitizons; he gave excellent advice as a Trustee'' , of the Lethbridge Live Stock Guarantors. Major Alvin Bipley. of the 20th Bottery, C.F;A., was poatmaater here.and he wa^ an' ^ H old resident of jLethbridgcy also Private H:T. Henderson, o^iHv .'i-s!;-; �83nd Battalion, who^waa a son of the late Mayor Hendfersonj of this ci(y. Our community can ill afford to lose sucl/men n>i i these. ' ^ -'j Mr. A.' M. Mursluill;. inaiiager of: tho-J^^cdon'flld':;Co;j: dim] ;iji% June, and hib loaa wai> gioatly regretted. ^, .f ..Yijiu"-Vresidcut'^lo^irtfS/'iio wicord-lijs� speoJol.�.tljrtnkS'*to''>iMr;'&i*^ ^B. �T.TJryijmeiV.vlae-presideiit, and tho blmirmen of ihe vairjous s^';?) a I ;