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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 8, 1918, Lethbridge, Alberta JUNE W8 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY JrKRALD PAGE SEVEN1 Western View of Industrial and Other Problems How the Farmer Looks Upon the Tariff Policy By In The Financial Whnt la tlie fiuuro agricultural out look Cor the groat footl producing areas of Western Canada Facts BB to the world situation now begin to accumulate where nothing but bare surmise was The phy alcal condition of all noncombatanta m Europe might bo described short Jy as Between somewhat underfed at the down to starvatldn point at tho It appears now to bo reasonably certain that the supposed enormous stores of grain In Russia simply do not Mice have fearful havoc with theAustralian stores of wheat and lack of transpor backs up ort Great Britain made strenuous efforts to in crease grain but now be gins to find that It Is not all for tho best to strain that because of the Inevitable shorter production of dairy produce and discovery Is made that too much In the direction of Illicitly increased agricultural produc tion was looked for and It will al ways bo easier for Britain to Import and store grain than to import dairy The facts as to tile United States are that hey were nboul up to tho nonexporting margin The answer as to tho future possi bilities for Canadian agriculture THE PROVINCIAL DEPART MENT OF AGRICULTURE HAS OPENED A BUREAU IN THE BOARD OF TRADE OFFICES LETHBRID8E To secure distribute farm Farmers wishing to secure help should apply Immediately 1 who has charge of this free PHONE 1603 This is for FARMERS June TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN This Is to certify that I present at the demonstratlou of the 12x24 HAPJjy FARMER TRACTOR which took place to day on the farm owned by which is joining tho town of Curdston on tho South and I did sro the Happy former Tractor 12x24 drawing three 14 Inch stubble plows at a depth o 6 and plow an acre In 17 minutes using gallons of kerosene anil pint of lubricating oil and 14 pint of using a Caso Tho engine handled the loud without tho slightest I alwo saw lie uhovn named tractor null tho saiuo plows lc hroino grtiws sod on tho lot of Arthur Sykes at a depth of ti inches and did the work appar ently without any extra RUFUS for Southern The Happy Farmer Tractor Sherlock Lcthbrldge seems therefore to be A tfewny of reaulromont for better feed ing of the people and building up at storage reserves in Europe lies ahead prices for grain and livestock mum remain high Canadas geographical paramountcy and the shipping short age remains and tho corollary Is that our business oft tho farms will be well supported by heavy To fulfill these our farm equipment will and that in turn mtfst be supported by service front tho and pro duction of goods from other Indus x should be no pressing need for all of our Canadian manufacturers to go whoring wftor strange gods in the shape of export trade after the If they will only turn their at tentlon a littlo more to the enormous market In the They would do well almost literally to turn their Ihto ploughshares for while our manufacturers have demonstrated to the world that they can hold their when pushed to in making they hayo during all tho years of development In tho West sauly neglected the making of Imple machinery and household equipment for our own Knowing that a heavy tariff stood ready to help they may very well have fought shy of going into tho business for that very reason there is nothing that a business man dreads more than and it may well have appeared almost cer tain to anyone contemplating going into such buslnesrf that the tariff wall was bound to topple over one Wherefore tho idea suggests and this is not meant a tariff graded downwards over a number of but with a certainty that given periods of time were guar anteed at various would actu ally be an Inducement for money and enterprise to enter these Wests Tiriff There appears to be a disposition among Easterners to take it that Western opinion is dead set aguinst any tariff and that tho only means of overcoming the increasing weight of the West is to get ready for a big shout for higher tariffs as a kind of an It is true that the official attitude of the farmers of tho West is for free trade pure and simple how can it logically be other wise when all their products and must always sold In the open mart of the whole world Whats the mat ter with oUV manufacturers that they cant get down to the same hash as thti The natural resources of the country arc as cheap for as land is for the farmer have they any less brains and guts than the farmer has The writer had the advantage be fore coming to Canada of lining in a Crown colony from the nature of tho politics were ijnknown coming here with an open has remained unaffiliated with any political party and has indeed seen little essential difference in regard to this vital question between any of the shades of1 political For that looking at this matter from u strictly business point of it has seemed to him that there is only one way out of this morass and that the adjustment of the tariff to satisfactory bases can never be reach ed by Parliament itself without ex pert But the House or rather days and weeks in 1912 arguing on the details of a proposed Tariff Commission each party agreeing that the principle was and finally comfortably shelv ing tho whole Farm Versus City In the meantime 1ie West has been progressing by leaps and Having found that its metier in the carrying on of war was to get food over the one voyage brldce to our so that the smaller and smaller number of ships should not have to travel two voyages to tho Argentine and three to our Western farmers dug into the job High prices for la bor and higher and higher prices for all the and machinery of their trade tho good prices offered products have given them the opportunity to get somewhat on a parity with the city folks used to look on them with a patronizing They their manservant and their maidservant are at last coming within of the comforts that they are entitled And they demand these comforts and who shall deny that they have too long been Withheld from them Why should not a wife have water iu thp elec tric light and sanitary and means of getting to see her neighbors and Into town once In a while And why should the children not be to get a good school with good to show whether per haps they havent got at least as much the apartment living cHy boy en Ami will anybody say just why the farm la borer should not ba housed as com fortably as an industrial worker in the city Wests Call on the Those demands are Tho Western greatly to their ad ara feeling these and are distributing and installing the supplies for as tar us they Hut whore is the stuff coming from Let the echo of tho Jiust an Is rather a hollow threshing barbed propor tion of our western requirements comes from Canada turing tdut is settlpg out to capture tho are we getting our welldrilling pipes water pressure plants for the kitchen anil crockery from And the electric lighting plant that every Western farmer needs in his house ami his barn Our supplies for coal mining operations would be worth looking into The old Scotchman wanted to move u peat on the fire ono and the whole house wan turned up side down to fjnd tlje necessary im anyone In Scotland is 111 m m 11 11 M it i i NAVY CUT Gift BEAUTIFULLY COOL AND SWEET SMOKING IIIKWJM In distress having mislaid the usual comment is You mayfind it where the highlandman found the his am Let the Canadian manufacturer look into the business in the West who awaits any one who will get out the right goods at the right ami bring them to the notice the people at his own fireside who will be eager to buy them on The Building We thought our Western cities were certainly are still of you look at their outer boun as a matter of fact there are very ifew places in the West that now have enough housing accommo dation for their Men in busi ness Jn Lethbridge are haying to keep thelri families in i where va caat hpnees aie available business In Lethbridge and going to their homes for the An other hotel is badly Labor and materials are high in But sites can he bought Bven we must be patient while Government requirements are attended to These phases are mentioned to indi cate afterwar Railway ex tensions are badly wanted railway equipment is and the existing roads are but being kept up to near The export market for some lines of business should certainly not be neglected but with heavy business lying waiting at should be attended to The business is becoming heavier more real farmers are comijag into the West now than perhaps at any time in its little his tory more acreage is being broken All this spells increased internal requirements lor manufactured ar ticles and tho hope is that these pre sent and ifuture demands in the West are not being ADDITIONAL SPORT ML FHIOW But He Didit With a Soda Bot tle and Knockout Wasnt Registered RATION SPIRITS IN UKRAINE Juno spirit which was suppressed in Rus sia by Imperial decree early in the despite an enormous loss in ex cess taxes to the has been revived in the according to j advices from Tho It is will bo limited to nine mil lion from which it is expected that taxes amounting to four hundred million roubles will be The it is will be rat ioned on the card under which men would receive not to exceed one bottle a month and women a half Shot and probably fatally wound ed by his Alplionee Chartrand Is dying in the Montreal General It Is stated that he attacked hia corporal rind then tried to shoot Did you ever oC the knock out that was dealt to big John son when the fellow was beating all who had the temer ity to meet him in the and which occurred at the hands of a little 125pound scrapper Idont suppose yon ever for the knockuut does not appear on the record but it nevertheless took in addition to scor ing a clean the blow that felied the big black ace him ro the Halinemann where hi had to have his head sewed up with nine stitches by the physician iu The incident occurred on Way at the old Washington Sport ing and the victor was little Harry a 125pound who was doing some good work in the local rings about that It Was on hat night that tho Washington Sportlug Club had ar ranged a wjndup between Johnson and Joe the big Philadelphia One of the preliminaries was be tween Willie of and Crocky of Sam a noted negro was be hind while Beyle was handled by Nick It was during this preliminary fight that who was getting ready to handle another preliminary found that he was short a tow as Mack and Boyle finished their liurk asked Hayes to lend him a Hayes towel was so Burk turned to Bolen and asked him for the loan of his Bolen imme diately htuided over one to who tucked it under his pre paratory to assembling the other paraphernalia of the for the careof his who was to appear n the next The towel was a fancy and just at that moment Johnson hap pened to pass the ring and his eyes on the Johnson was a flossy sort of a person and all his ring stuff was of the fanciest and loudest that could be He always appeared In the ring in a bathrobe whlth could be heard shrieking as far south as Lombard street from the He wore a dinky little skull something after the fashion of tho one Kid Williams wears nowadays and on including his his monogram embroid When saw Colon hand Burk the fancy lie thought it was one of und he at once I demanded its grabbing the towel at the same time and endeav oring to take It away from of It wasnt Johnsons towel and Burk knew but Johnson thought it was and he wasnt to have any common preliminary scrapper using his bemonogramed Burk hung and finally John in his anger and indignation at the proposed profanation of his tow knocked Burk down and walked off with tho piece of Burk was He got to his and as ho arose he said to Ill get Burk said nothing He procured another towel and proceed ed with his business of seconding his and when that bout was over he went out to the corner store and bought big quart bottle of soda With this firmly held under his lie returned to the dressing room and In tho things were happening in the While the silent figure of Burk lurked in the shadows of tho dressing John son and Butler were in an endeavor to annihilate ono another In the In this case It was Johnson who Food Will Win the War Serve your country and yourself by raising FOOD on the fertile plains 6f Western The Canadian Pacific Railway makes it easy for you to Lands to acre irrigated land up to 20 years to Loan to assist settlers on irrigated Get full particulars and free illus trated literature from ALLAN LHdt 9C5 1ft CALGARY EMPLOY OUR QUICK RELIABLE SERVICE QPR BIG FURNITURE VAN ANP AUTO VAN INSURES CAREFUL HANDLING WITH NO JARRING OR SCRATCHING YOUR PIANO OR CHARGES THE McLEAN TRANSFER 313 SIXTH STREET SOUTH PHONE 1097 did tlio For two rounds he bia fellow exchanged wallopsand thEii In the third Johnson Rent in a healthy right which landed on Butlers Jaw and it was curtains for And it was1 curtains for I re mnmhor seeing the big fellow straight up as the blow and he te stiff as a lie was clean out standing He stayed on his feet for a and then toppled not n muscle in his body but striking the floor absolutely rigid and falling like a piece of He lay on the floor of the ring as completely out as anyoneI have ever seen before or It was a most peculiar knockout and one which was commented on for many a day Not that any one had any conception that it was not a real but because of the odd way in which Butler As soon as Johnson saw that he had he donned his skull cap gathered his screaming bath robe around his huge bulk and pro ceeded to his dressing never reached the at least not that Just as he involuntarilyducked hfB hoad to go through the is over six feet tall you the waiting liurk bounced a pop his Inspired by his indignation al Johnsons act in punching hlny Burka hand was The bottle piumpon Johnsons head and tbebig fighter went down and He was efa completely oblivious to the world aa was his opponent a few moments Johnson was revived in a few min utes and was takento the Hahne mann where the physician took nine stitches in his and turned him When he was told what had hap pened he started gunning for but the latter was miles away by that time nnd I dont think Johnson has ever seen him Thus was scored a knockout of tha big fellow who afterward becaJie tha champion of the but which doea no appear on any the books o BAILIFFS SALE f PROVINCE OF ALBERTA To By Order of Two Distress iWarrants addressee to the undersigned In the matter of two Chattel Mortgages Given by WILLIAM OTT To THE MERCHANTS BANK OF CANADA I HAVE SEIZED AND FURTHER BEEN INSTRUCTED TO SELL THE FOLLOWING GOODS AND NAMELY All of the Tobaccos Pipes and Tobacconist Show Cash also Barber Pool Linoleum on Floor One Orchestra also Tiling for NOW ON THE PREMISES AT 212 FIFTH STREET By order of His Honour Judge Jackson these goods will be sold by or Private It is the intentipn to sell by Private Sale ci V Until 18th day of 1918 At When I will offer what is left by Public Auction either in bulk or that is The Pipes in one lot Cigars and Cigarettes in another and so on until the stock is disposed STOCK CAN BE SEEN AT ANY TIME TERMS CASH FOR THE MERCHANTS BANK OF CANADA 1ST June ;