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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 18, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta MMrtaiisSliottUCoii-some Alberta ProdUwis (From Edmcnion. Saturday News.> Mr. E. N.'Barker, Cardston, writes: �"If we" consider tlwt evidence giv-a �t Oardoton goes ')o show that 1ieeri� bought by local butchers at 45 � head, a price a little. ov�r that paid by big dcnlors for export cattle and thai thow local butchers kill dress, making a profit of 9ia or string. at both ends, living on oapitul that is comrittg into the country ami using up what should stay here nnd iiiul-tipiy. Going on by v>rcsent metbods niKwns that u'� make soine money by advertising, the country ami bringitijj in settlers, then we send his money away, to import products and feed them'at great-cosL, which also mcwns that Ajfjerto will soon bankrupt hcr-.wlf and wo are living in a ffxil's paradise. The itarkio snys: 'The proof of tile pudden in is the entin' not In thc'cliawin ob'do siring." Hut, in Allwrta, prcivr to chuw The S?anda[^Cain|Miigii (From the Canadian Courier.) 9h' mora, then when beof is sold for : double and treble ibo Cardstonpriccs for most cuts down east, tben there -nwH bo a consi^lerablc sunii, over the price rec�i\'ed by tlic rancher, to be divided among the dealers aft^r the tanf iloaVM the bands of the produc-m. In fact the greatest profit does not accrue to the producer. In. the icasc of pork it seems odd that pork Mr. Itccdcr in his cvitlence Ixsfore the commission seotiivd to tirink a Farmtrs' Co-operative plant would bo tiet'ter than u goveriiiiR'nt plant. Ho\\x!\oi- tl�e most of us aru of the opinion 'thnt puckinj; plants am m.\>d-cd ami ii is up to some ingenuous iiKiiviitu.ii to |)�iri'ect tlie Ixjst plan. Thougili our lioiiu! grown pig ' n��at sell.sfor loss than foreign pig moat cnn be easily raised here nnd pigs 1^^^. ,jutchcrs atrioti.sm of the dollar? Why sliould not a patriotic .\lbertun insist upon eating Al|berta raised motit instead of trying to enlarge Chicago. Will somelwfly tell us why a farmer should !� obliged to sell his products at a price that u trum tails him vhd gets olV the train siaklenlj-from some distant place? We ciin produce iti Alberta alt the m�nt cmi- , . . i j  , niiist have lallen on evil dnvs. sum�d hei�, ten tmies over, and should be e.xporting in.steiul of im -porting. As soon as the meat trade finds itself and conditions atv regu- preaent our resources are standing 'lated. and packing plants are ostub-idlc, ami money that is made is go - jshed. ns the fly wheel of the engine. ing to a foreign country to buywhut : we have nt hoinein abundance, so thait w� {ose in buying what n-c Ahouid keep and we lose the money that wo should bring in for products thatnv can raise. So our' loss is a double los.4and we are spending cap-.it�l to live in-ttead of living on the ioterestand nMtking money to draw more Interest. Mutton is altogether too scarce in this country �nd the old range idea iho' th* cotmtry is fcnaxl up and moetly owned private))', is still prevalent that sheep should not tie allowed in a stock country. WKhotft packing houses we are throwing away our second and third Smde cattle, paying freight on an article that sells for little, and ar� going to enormous expense in got-tmg to market something that buyers do not want in that forn>. If we do not use up what nature has .given us. and continue to pay other countries for what'u� ought to raise at home, ve ar6 burning the candle the pigs alone cm-bars who have nfivatly spoken have t'lupiiasized the "rottenness" of the present rulers, tbc "crook��ensc, And piety all supportin'; They could Iwkc and brew, and had taught schotil, too, And the) nvadc such likely ccurtia' There are no boys like the good old bo)-s- WlkTii we were boys together! When the grass was sweet to (ha brown liaro feet That dimple^] the laughing hentker; When the pewce sung to thi.> sui dawn Of the bee in the billowy clover. Or down by the mill the whip-pOOr-will V.choe�l its night song over. Thei-e is no love like the good Old love- The love that mother ga\-v uA! We arc old. olvt \\v piae again For that precious grace-God MVe us! So wn dream and dream of the good cid times. And our hearts grow tentlercr, foa> dor. As those dear olams Of heaven away oft yonder. -feugene Field. Minard's Lininicsnt Co., Limited. Dear Sirs,-This fall I got thrown on a fence and hurt my chest very bnd. so 1 could not work and it hurt mo to breathe. 1 tried allkinds of Liniments and they did me no good. One bottle rfMIXARDS LINI-MICNT wni-mod on flannels and ap -pl,ied on my breast, cured me completely. C. H. COSSABOOM. Ro.ssvay, Digby Co., N.S. A yound woman was tolling her Sunda.v school class of boys the other Sunday about the Shut-in Soc -;ct.v, whose, members are persons confined by sickness to their bods or rooms. "Whom can we think of," said she, "that would have had givat syrn -pathy for these that are so shut in?* 'I know," .said a little boj'. "Someone in the Biblct d1n't it, teacher?" "Ves. And who Georgie?" ".Fonah," was the spirited answer.. FOR SALE-Soda Fountain com -plete. Apply J. J. Johnston, Druggist. Lethbridge. Ceihbrldqe Imrtcmeni Co> Announce that it is important that you should place your orders for any machinery that you may require, though we have the largest stock that has ever been carried in Southern Alberta. Orders are coming in rapidly and we anticipate a shortage in some lines. Call and see our buggies, Spring Democrats, Carts, Buckboards and Heavy Farm Wagons, which we are selling at close prices for first class goods. Leave your order for binder twine. You should have a Cream Separator ; get a Sharpies, it will pay you and save labor. Plows, we have the best in the Eiutnersoti and Deere. Haying Machinery, in addition taour different kinds of mowers atid rakes, see our sample sweep rakes and stacker, absolute necessities, as hay cati be handled in large i|aantities at little cost and labor. Call, you cannot miss the place. The big pile of machinery, opposite the elevator, where you'^ill meet with fair dealing and prices. LethDrMqe implemeiit Co. OPPOSITE THE ELEVATOR mm mm ONE OF THESE Will MAKE YOU 75 feet Corner Bompas and Crabb - $1750 100 feet Glyn south ot Bompas - $2000 50 feet William, between Dufferin and Redpath $500 THESE ARE THREE OF THE BEST LOCATIONS IN THE CITY. T. MCL.EOD REAL ESTATE AND INSURANCE Phone 173 P. O. BOX 679 mmmmmmm9mmmmmmmm9mm9mmmmmm9mmmmm mm ;