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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 23, 1916, Lethbridge, Alberta 23, 1916 Wffi LETHBRIDGE ttAVLY HERALb PAGE SEVEX1 Going to the Pure Food Markets Buy at Dependable Markets, where you are protected by the Pure Food Laws of Canada Finest Dominion Picnic 18c Special! Fresh Killed Fowl, per Ib. Burns' Tomato Sausage, Burns' Cambridge Sausage 25c P. BURNS CO., LTD. Main Avenue South. Phones 412 and 1388 Dominion 4th Ave. ami (Hli HI. S. Phone 1654 Palace Street North Phone 431 No. 1 Fanner's Dairy Butter We received to-day another shipment of No. 1 Fresh-made Far- mers DAIRY BUTTER. This is made by the best butter makers in the south country, Ib. 25c SOME PLAIN TRUTHS ON WHEAT MARKETING PROBLEM ARE GIVEN (CONTINUED FROM. .Fitosi The European "Before Canada should tin ui in an enterprise of of c kind it was necessary to know whether the present-Shipment of wheat in tu slight rise justify the? said "It speaker. "If not, whether it would Ki justified hy. prospective future more ments. The next question was, a ban would limit future shipments? thn la amount of fertile land available in does C west was not likely to .do "The therefore.. would Sie the price obtainable. If this is 1 there Is tl not reasonable, wheat should not the C sold, and consequently not shipped, hcavie which case there would be no need months extraordinary transportation tl The second' question to he or is what would be the market? in only market for which the the o canal would he built, would be that Hug Europe. The Oriental market cot benefit any such route as freight would all go west to.the Pacific The United States market could IP t be eliminated, as the freight would take the shortest possible route an Europe then is the only market a suu R would benefit such a route, and the need of the .canal would therefore, depend upon-' how, much Europe .would buy, and the price she would pay. In this connection three lines of amo the' openin to artificia of private from the. f gation have been followed aVid did Europe buy? How? And s.t a Statistics along these lines have prepared, going "back over the insist nine it, "in these nine 'years Europe solid g consumed over .86 _ per cent of great surplus -wheat. The in th age shipments for the world navlgal ed to bushels 'per 'bushels of which went the an European ports and of this ithe incr the United Kingdom "alone took plus bushels or 44 per cent of in total wheat '.purchases of the continent of exp Evenness of European we With the aid of the -lantern with BO'me very instructive slides, and Evans showed a chart 'diagram tha the average buying for nine years fall e every week- in' the year, and the g gram showed Kingd paratively little variation c throughout the entire 52 weeks, ially in the imports ot the Kingdom, which, showed far less five iation than other European to "If tiiat is the way the world was said Mr. Evans, cannot sell Catia we have done without getting into Taking export diagrams of as n America, Russia, the Balkans, fro and Australia, and comparing togetlic the European import diagram, market! pointed to the "peak" in the was th which with the "peak" fit the export of North American in th During the remainder of the year very balanced off fairly evenly. "And the com of that said the speaker, -Canadian at thai t7) If the year giving the world whe a shinrp dig in llie a time Imports Increase ng he stated that the peak :It Is at those'.times that the Kingdom buys just a little i but only a little bit more, handful." he said. "If these laws of the markets, tlien, Canada offer 'wheat to these he: way it .is ottered. "First e shipment-from the west InnaSiah prairies. This is it (lie fall, especially in of October and November, ough small''peak' comes in ne, becoming more clearly later 'years just prior to utbreak: of the war. Huge Storage In Canada "Prom January to May there is an ion of wheat in all storage especially, at Port William really the Canadian want it. Canada does not export wheat. Europe imports it, and she im- ports it when she wants it. The ex- ceptionally high .export peal; In 1914, was at exactly the same fimd as' the exceptionally low figure on the price scale, and the greater propor- tion of our splendid 1913 crop, "was moved at the very lowest price reg- istered. Canada Only Country. "There is no other country in the world that sells as big a proportion of its crop on the lowest price of the I year as western Canada said j the speaker, and this irregular sys- j tern of marketing is costing Canada' a vast amount of money. I Concluding his address, Mr. Evans said "a great deal of our business is done on the assumption that Canada exported wheat to Europe.- We'.do not j export wheat to Europe; she'imports wheat from us. Our wheat can't go there unless they choose to take it, so, long as we have 110 facilities to handle it there. Yet in one period of eleven weeks we shipped and handled more wheat than all the importing .countries of the world purchased in that eleven weeks. We have the mechanical equip, j nienl. and this is the way we use it. j Is that good business? 1 would like to j ask some of you here to ask your-1 selves, if you used your plants the you are forcing the railways to j from that, time on there uge Jou think you were i falling to a comparatively dfll a successtui business. As to i iunt. This is partly due to j Qf ]abols )n October, 1913, It is the habit then sell the May future at ,t a margin of from to 5V4 It was also the habit pf the that the borrower thus proUdlng not gilt edge gold securltj Thus tt comes inmulations of Wheat are trainmen and yardmen had been used by the Canadian Pacific Railway j in western Canada on grain carrying! trains alone. In July, 1914, only men had been employed on tha same work, hence the system was to I blame in part for Canada's unseason-1 able distribution of labor. In addi-1 exactly twice for our j ates, because we insist on em- three times the fleet neces-. and we pay-this oh about 70 per, held In the interior until the opening t During the rush'! ,he flllmg Max on we pay ,or triingportatlon on j to. send jt easu he Qreat Lakes ftn average ot two] t cast is the total cenU bu3hel against one cent' plus the clearing out of accum- in the off season. The great 'need I of Canada is to increase production. Bverybody should be a producer, and cent of Canada s i great problem is then to make to tno United King thBt production profitable, and we will compare Canadian should all centre our attention on this orts of this raake the production profit- tjieh be seen in every sense of the word." Alay export peak and Ocean Tonnage Problem Mr. Evans also dealt with the ocean occasion greater than-the-total Unl- tonnage showing that the I ted Kingdom imports from all other i bulk Of North American wheat is! the same sea-, )mmiied in ocean liners. The liners I handle the pro.duct rather than tramp j steamers because it is good ballast, j quickly handled, always the liners can therefore give a better 'There was not a single period in said Mr. Evans, re- agram or chart "when 1813, there ..was .available ice as as the, pnited Kingdom <11 the rest'of .the world The effect that this kind a marked depies- liool price.. K'urope turning market is level, pur eek' by. week, yotf are not meet it by continuing to time when Ltycrnool does not am STRAWBERRIES, B. C. large boxes.................... WATERMELONS, per Ib............................ PINEAPPLES, extra" fine for pre- serving, each ORANGES, new Valencias per 20c, 25c, 30c LEMONS large size, per doz......1................. HOT HOUSE TO.MATOES per Ib.................. CANTALOUPE, each................... ASPARAGUS, per Ib.................. NEW POTATOES, Ibs. for POTATOES, old, per 100 Ibs............. 'CELERY 2 Ibs. PLUMS, PEACHES 4 APRICOTS, .2 Ibs. for......... .CUCUMBERS, fancy Hot house each GRAPE JUICE, Welch's 'per bottle 10c, 25c, 50c RASPBERRY VINEGAR, large bottle .LIME JUICE ROSES, .per bottle............ R.OAST PORK with dressing per Ib.................- 20c ..8c 25c 35c 27c 25C 4 30C 20c 20c ......25c 25c 35c 25c 85c 35c 35c 40c NEW CARROTS, NEW BEETS, NEW TUR- NIPS, NEW CABBAGE, SPINACH, GREEN ONIONS, RADISHES AT LOWEST MAR-' KET.PRICE OX TONGUE, sliced per Ib.................... BOILED HAM, per Ib.................... TEA, Our Special, old price. per Ib.................... TEA, Deckajulie, per Ib.................... COFFEE, Idea! 3 Ibs. T. G. for ROBIN HOOD OATS QUAKER OATS, 2 cartons for OLIVES Sandwich aud Salad per bottle OLIVES, plain, per bottle .......15c, 20c 26c and HONEY Airline brand, pure 156, 20c, 35c and HONEYSPREAD a pure honey per pkg......................... TOMATO SOUP, Snider's, large tin each CHICKEN SOUP, Clark's large tins each........................... V ANCAMP'S PORK AND BEANS, on sale, 2 tins for.............. CANDY, fancy mixed, regular 3nc, on sale 60c 40c 40c 60c 45c 30c 35c 65c 35c 15c 15c 35c 20c 45c 25c 30c 45c arefully 15t MOIR'S CHOCOLATES, on sale, per Ib.................. HERRINGS, in Tomato Sauce, Osprey, 2 tius for................ 'PERRIN'S FANCY MIXED'BIS- CUITS per Ib.................. PINEAPPLE, Libby's Hawaiian, 2 tius.......................... HORSE RADISH 4 MUSTARD, carefully prepared from pure Horse Radish and Mustard Seed, etc., on sale FRUIT BUTTER, MAPLE, FIG. PEACH APRICOT QUINCE ea. SHERWOOD'S MUSHROOM CAT- SUP, per bottle.............----- MACANOCHIES SWEET PICKLES, regular 40c, on sale............ CATSUP, Delhi, in glass each........................... 3OAP, R..C. G. W, 2 pkgs. for.................. GOLD SOAP per cake SUNLIGHT, 11 bars for..................... WHITE NAPTHA, ,10- bars for STOVE POLISH, Black Knight, 3 tins for................... O'CEDAR POLISH, per bottle 25c LIQUID VENEER, AA per bottle......... 25c, 50o t flltUV 15c 45c 5c 50c 50c 25c 50c Geo. Kerr Co. FANCY GROCERS, PROVISION MERCHANTS. AND COFFEES Phones 1453 313-5th St. S. rate than the tramps, that our j BERLIN TRIES AGAIN TO CHOOSE points east of the head of the lakes, A NEW NAME principally at Buffalo, to the various. Atlantic liner ports. And as the in-1 Beriin? out., June city coming loads to the various ports is t ight decillcd on a referen. closely-balanced by reason of Keen competition between liner companies, t dum on the following six names, the various ports receive very close- ,which will be submitted to the elect- ly the amount of grain to take away in ors of this city on Saturday, Monday, accordance with their liner facilities .Tuesday and Wednesday next: Uy reason of this a large volume of Brock, Kitchener, Corona, Adauac, our grain is dhertcd to American 1 Keowana aud Denton. Over 200 names ports at Buffalo, and two bushels of ueio submitted Western Canada wheat ieave Ameri: _________ can liner ports for every one bushel I leaving from Canada liner ports. This question will have a very important, bearing on the decision regarding the Georgian Buy canal. At the conclusion of the' address n vote of thanks was tendered by.S. J. Shepherd and much applauded by the audience. Mr. Evans will lecture in Medicine Hat tonight. RAILWAY BUILDERS' BATTALION STARTS Winnipeg. June Stewart, of the' railway contract! Ing fjr'm'of Ifoley, Welsh and Stewart has opened a recruiting office for the 239th battalion of Railway and Bridge Builders here. As each recruit signi he IB sent to Valcartier. The men will be engaged in .building war railroad! for the allies. i yr- Every lOc Packet of WILSON'S FLY PADS 8" WORTH Cti ANY STICKY Y CATCtifR Clean to handle. Sold by all gists, Croccra and JO CELEBRATE AT JULY 1 iVIagrath, June is prac- tically completed at the Bradahaw ranch soiith of town. Mr, John F. Bradshaw has disposed of his clip to eastern, buyers at ,a good figure and will start loading at Bradsimw Siding immediately. At a special session of city fathers last .night it was deciced to have a lively celebration on Dominion Day, the celebration to be of a dual nature, on account of Alberta emerg- ig on her era that day. Deputy ilayor Ernest Bennlon was appointed chairman of a good ener- gptic' committee composed of R W. BiadBhuw, Amos Peterson, Mrs. A. Sheltoii-and Mae take gen: eral charge ot the aifalr. John F. Bradahaw received the neat sum of per head for a bunch of primfi beet steers, gold from hfs Cald- wcll ranch .last week. Mr. Bradshaw states this is the best figure he ever obtained tot range cattle BISHOP HITS CHURCH UNION IN SERMON Winnipeg. June the result ot the action of the general assembly of last week is that the Presbyterian church ceases to exist and is merged into an entirely new body audaciously calling itself the United Ohurcii of Canada, then we as a chureii ...haye still a larger work to do, said Bishop Grisdale, preaching the syiiou :HBriuon in St. Luke's Anglican church last evening. i "We do not speak harm of any man. a great gift of kindly affection toward those who are separated from us, but this does not cnressa 'Hy bring tne danger of lowering of our convitUoni-. We must show our devotion to "oin-A own communion." t The synod opened in the morning. Rev. G. V Cooinbea presided owing to the illness of Archbishop Mathesbr. of Rupert's. Land. DROPPED BOMBS Home, via Paris, June ber of bomba have been dropped by a hofltilft aeroplane on Baasaho.-fN6 woman or lie added, "and liold seriouH damage was done GLOSS; "Silver Gloss" has been dohig l.eriecl starching in Canadian homes for nearly 60 years. In one pound packages And six pound fancy enamelled tins Tht CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITIO MONTREAL, CMOINAL. FOIIT Laundry Starch Makm q "Craum tnaf mi Witt" Cent Sjnifi. Saofifs Sxnk. ,Ht. ;