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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - January 24, 1920, Lethbridge, Alberta KK5HT SATCRDAT, JANUARY 34, OF INTEREST TO THE FARMER is upenm invention 0- President Woods' LjJreFs lo Lie U.F.A. coat out oponhig day la Calgary -vraa as iollo-As: To tba iCth AUUUA! ro'jvenllou ot the United of Iu Eubmltltng liiia, my i: n4- I Put I want to warn yon, iltr; :hork.k is much in th.- fast to us pive- u.5 In our ability to our s'.rupsle has ocly 'I lie easier to dress, I fool const to boili wa Lave than to go lor- Rratulate nuti warn >YU, I want to i v.-aril. KJU! our forcoa tafftiy nu.l you oa Jinrks-i j our mnveaieni to by ihc Canada Hoard. This lias rrowa o-it of sereral There hur-j some vory i- with whcr.t tr.iJo in tho I' S. anJ many iJKMm'Ct ?t Moments found their AV i in u I he no '.vs pnpors. o ulf iifirtborii spring TOU iho zatioc. niirt also on il: z-eal you bare ir-an'Jo ing tho io under, tlous to n ;'it-Jins organs- nierest aiil ou tn aiiJ quof i Lie U.H-J o.' social ns ani; iLll ivc heconu1 val Jf-iccvrmlc force In the coining that will make w.-lj s-ife ard humanity free. have from Mr. letter; "The GretntoruoiHitiou have bought about 20 cent, pr tiie crop BO far, and it Is eallu'-ateJ that about 000.000 bophele have left the hands, out of local surplus esti- mated crop D! about There Is fald to be n surplus of wheat In Sotithrrosi. trom Nebraska of possibly bushels la ex- cess ot mill requirementB Jor the bal- ance of the season, and R carryover In mills eleraton the same lail year. "The Unitod Stales crop ia estimat- ed at 20.000.000 btKhel; more than last year, but as bushels seed la necessary this year it means a net of approximately 85.000.000 buBbola. but Inwmuch as it takos 13 pounds more ot wheat this year to mn'itf a barrel of dour than it did a year ago. the one the other. There should tie Iroai to for export from the United States, and leave the Fame carryover as laai year. The ex- ports, as per statement which 1 am you, to December 25th, are sold very i'-S- bushels, leav- ing" a possible export supply of about have bron believe ihrv: whwit cf royitry lins sii'M at a ccrrospjiirfiiigly high t'rite, In; siK'h is noi the case. In fuel I aut conrinced lii'ti, when tliir .y par- 1.000.000 bushels a day for iha balance of tho season." Py this you will that with tha fren flow of enough Canadian North- ern into the U.S. to supply the nonuar the ('anuduii the price of il, all other is her Jnvir current prcb- j "treiisth n vrJtii :urre seriously 'n. 1 it ei'fociivo. ii h-as zed that much or- f reference tu American prie-is they have been h-sl; in tlie North- OUT and food to that to tbe of c, ship is with social This liillty yon i during the ]iast yoar In irrimij'e than ever before, nr.u :icvor iu'fnrc V.T.S ilia growth of your There were come us who t recilifl we were not yet ready, ami (O'sliiclvc ove11. thought we should v I't-ii'c' i coiulnuc indefinitely as a political in- nwlc Bllt a 3arge lc'ai'iasiliumsh: Thcro is a persistent rumor thnt a urge quaullly of the IMtt rroii was olil by the Government before tho Jst at nnil North j Board took charge of1 tho sol! while in tha Somlnrest. prices [ing. The Opvcrnment did not sell a -1 wheat cxcop of The following in from Mr, Ilussel, Mr. statistirian 30, "AVERAGE FAKM PRICE" -The average weighted farm price i Office workers should Hie Lifebuoy Soap Think of (he hundrcdi of dusty, laden things you mtiit touchevcryday I Think of danger to yoor akin. Ton need the best joap and more the best disinfect- ant. You (Jet both in LIFEBUOY Its healing, soothing oifs and (fralernl dUmfrctents ihor- onjjbly cleanse and disinfect uieful for bruise t, outs, wind socet, etc. tivrr in it M iff of ill the time to act hail ctiino. anil ijovelopmorits seem to justity conclusions, hut time alone cnn I or iut we will bu tuc- If ijei'plo are ready lo full responsibility of Ibeir clt- [.izeiishii) by standing think- jing toother, together: in jshon. if they are ready to actively 'to-oferMe m ihe devoiopment of their] [full political strength, they can mako i the movement ii great iioiver for uooti in soctr.l dcvelojiment. Democracy Act More Promptly Our hope is in democracy. Demo- cnicy means people in acLion. i Democratic means the poopie [working tofjctlicr under true laws iwiili-h fit tne conditions under whicti uverasc price for the montli ;cach present marks a phase between jtiie avcrago of the first of the month I Jan over receding past and an ev i approaching future. All work is doi ;in the present, and a wise sociologist farms as shown by our reports. I studies the past and forecasts thej future. Our present represents a i Average Price phase- in social development different from any preceding one, and presents August.............. social problems in n more acute form September............. 2.07ft than any preceding ons. For untold centuries sodal prob- lems developed very slowly, and were dealt with very slowly. Many at them were dealt with so slowly that, (hey became chronic and finally broke in revolution. As time passed things jlPi'O but I moved more rapidly. This U ns an uukuowu hers ratlier than on the Load-' to iut If tho present high prlcea hold it: era you inuet haie but be he considerable. I have from wisely aolectcu ai servants anfl not boglnntug advieed farmare to hold as masters. Their value at kadori bese certiticalea as they should got is utoaturtH) entirely by ihe he fuM value of tholr wheat. that some of them have uawiso enough to sell at a very low B. 1 etlll advlie dumers to hold r certificates and set tho full price of their wheat. The Drouth The drouth that wrought such laroc in souie parts of our province for the Ian two. end la eome jwrts ;hree years, has caused much suffer- lhay OHn fire. If you select a disloyal or luifaittiful leader you oc- ganltatloa more harm than nu onemjr could do. Cast unvote for any leader, for any purpiiBa to serve the Interest ot the organl- iHtlon, us ioue they are {rue to their trast give tbeai your loyal port. Finally be steadfast, sUuil together as one man. Tho enemy attaclc ny, us well as llnanclalloas. ID times every with every ike these we eliouid be alive CD tbo call of sympathy and co-opornllve as- sistance ot those who are in ivaut and dlatrees. 1 aui not prepared to give ft detailed statement of the ex- sting vcmilUEoiis, "but surely each of us can flad eonio way In which he can give Borno assistance. U is to be hopad tliat this year will bring better results and It Is also devoutly to bo hoped that come means may be found whereby tbo blighting effects of reacurrlug droughts may be at Jeast modified. Irrigation To this end much: interest is being snifestod In tho devolpment of a very much extended scheme of Ir'rJga tlon. 1 am fully persuaded that oil available water should be used In irri- gating as mucll land aeL possible in safe practical way. and that this irrigation should be used on a small of land spread over as largo an area as is opssible and" practical This is to SOQIQ extent a local enter- but 1 think our organization should give it sympathy ftiid assist ance in whatever vuy is rexiulred anc practical. It has been over a year since tho great war ended. But (be predictions that tho irar would humble, broader and purify humanity have not mater On the contrary, evidences are not wanting that four years o man's familiarity wilh "Man's Inhu inanity to Man1' has made him less showed nil average of 32.15 in of tho 1919 in Oklahoma 5--flO in i through the Board. Teins, The pfemturns prevailing in Tliero is another rumor that the the Spring vvhaat tcrrittiry In the Hoard sold export wheat at a [owe Northwest have as you know, i price than that charged the millers pretty higii, but this wne to a vcryjXo information has beeii given out tc large extent for dark one northern Justify tiiia rumor. Three millers are'sympaihellc. If not actually more only." on the Hoard and'you have heard no human. Certainly U has not madf1 So you sec by Mr !prote5t from tLem- T'Lt're is least, greed ashamed, or intolerance timid the n'verage price in iho Dakot-- iclie lloiul m re8ard to Mr. Steivart'a Confusion and uncertainty an where tlio piicoil wheat erenv' (business ability on which you havajwhore. Kcvolutlou and rcactionlsm was onlv pur bushel to definilc infonualiou. Ho hnsiare sullenly facing each other. farmer "at "point o' shipment The "ul uiessed things up by a lot of loose if we arc not actually facing a cri? running low us not believe tlie farmers We are certainly facing a sltmtio: are going1 to let their curiosity inter- sufficiently grave lo stir every fere with their financial Interest. There !s another rumor tliat the millers had largo stores of wheat on hand at the low price and are grinding it into flour at the higher price. There of ivheai, July 1st. tci Xovember, Jis year, as shown by ihe i of Agriculture of farm prices, j follows avcrnga ui me iirsi or int? montii i of the month, multiplied lly j lone I tlio number OL bniSiels received from I is uo foundation for this statement. Millers required (o give a full statement of stocks on hand each week aiid tlie.price of wheat in store is regulated just tho same as other wheat The valua of the participation certi- Amount received from farms 115.03ij.000 nnu Value nian to the very depths. If thcr- ever was a time for action sanity sinccrily ol purpose, Ilia time is surely now. There WES i a more urgent c.ill for a piwerfu forco to stand as a steadying inlluenc against tlio rcstlcES, soda elcmenls. Can the organized urnicr answer lhat call To do "so we. runs act promptly and wisely. Wo wl necil '.ill tile strength we possess'nu tliat strength must ho mobilized rapidly as possible. This can only b done through systematic organization and the work must bo speeded up This calls (or tho united efforts ol a of us. Sincerity of pnrposo, loyalt to the organization, and an umvave tng belief that we will succeed arc October November 1MM 2.114 The-; acccler-i- ition has continued till a year now brings more visible change than a century once did. Social problems i J2.J4577 snlfts had reach ESI a total of. Uusiiels on 6th, do not kno'v the average price. Quoting anotlier from Mr. Barnes'will give you a clenr Idea ofj why tho one to three northern necessary tiualificatious to men jlK-rsliip. Tins is a democratic organizatio: J and the responsibility is on the men are fairly liurled before us for onr ]laya EoW E0 in tne ij s (solution and we must deal with tliom ]lumber of Carlojd8 otj 'promptly or take HIB uncertain consc- Northern Spring ivlieat onl In no field of advance i, .va, at n in3pBction noinls by Iu. change taking placo more rapidly than snrclo-s unrtcr Iha United j iK Hr? little skill to guide it clear ot rt w M total q'innUly of dark 0110 northern Our New Membership inspected during the above period was The irreat in membership car fi t ]aRt the past year Is composed in part of t m be t revived locals and the return of old members, but mostly of entirely new membership. We extend a most hearty welcome to otir returned ercrs and also to our new friendy. Tiio U.F.A. Is the training ground where the Alberla through organization, mobilize their strength. whil.'t they had about as much Spring wheat as they last year, the quality was comparatively poor, being three northern or lower, as EIgainst Hie average of thq, crop last year of one and two northern." You will see that there 4.000 cars Jus-} o; spring wheat year than IfiFt; and, of this reduced quon- This strength, may be used legitimate- ly to protect their own rights, but not to transgress the rights of others. We were over II.OCK) cars more need you and you need us. It will the low grades than last year, lake the combined elforU of all of 'j'hi3 means that instead of the us to hold back the tide that threatena cars of lljsh northern grades of to sweep over us and submerge our lasl year they only had this rights, in common with those ot all Jn words, there was only i humanity. want you to tnko IH'r cent, ns mucji of 1, 'Z and a iyour membership In this organization ffrades of nortliern spring wheat In i seriously nnd with a full realization }llc S. this _ .stasbn as Hi ore was VALUABLE PAPERS .The Deposit Boxes of this Bank offer security for valuable papers, documents and other effects. The rental of one of these boxes is ye'ry inodei'ate and protects you against loss by fire or theft. S1A THE CANADIAN BANK OF COMMERCE PAID-UP CAPITAL RESERVE FUND I.ETHBRIDGE BRANCH, R.'T. Erymncr, Manager. vent 4t any ot ftrtu not tmrnmnttkn the wMt of Mjulca. to rebii; according to Mexico Oltjr Btetion wti u (ITfO. i oriffa the eapon ct savage warfare. Every appeal will be mide to our prejudices and PMBIOQJ, Bvurlooi arges ol EelflBhness Till be made aliist you, (or the dlrtolloHy elfish purposes. False appeals, In e of holy Ihlpgs, will tie made your loftiest sentiments. All these iiug? nil! be dono to you into to encooipHet your destruc- on. Your only hope of standing ;alnit thlnes Is in your OTKacl- .ticn. The people have never been ble- to -stand against tliein ley htiTe never 'beeti ori'anlied. Be me, be loyal, Jtut ;'atl men; Bland flriu, and be' ua- liver and Bowels BigW-Alwtys Fed ftee CarMfl UMt tail. Uillkn will testily that to nothing feed o STOP LANDING OF ARMS AND AMMUNITION Teias, Jan. low, ICOME to BflflFF SKATING CURLING HOCKEYi FEB.2 1920 WINTER ORNKML BOflSPIEL in Ihf On rouzwl of plenure. Bring TOUT skates' tnd Kedok. Set the tltmnlnitUd in the Gnind Coronation of _ CaroiTiJ Quem. EnioT'ii Feb. 2 to 15th fun -a thit Bui; For fun InfermftilMi and rftMnittom apply aoir CF.'H. TtoUt ftaint Collections For Business Houses that tho struggle- la only at Us bogiit- E ning, and will be long nurl rjifficuU. i verX 1 Uiit evfiry of Ihft people have F I have taken from the beginning linn 'been taken in the Ince of determined opposition find great difficultly? TEARNTOSAVE.- I Every man, woman and child can save. Every one shouM save. Every ambitions person save. The Savings Department of the Standard Bank of Canada affords every facility for aid- ing you to save, ai THE STANDARD BANK OF CANADA J. C. SCOTT MANACCH STREET NORTH G. F. BLETCHER MAHAcin whole Is the host inlpiest