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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - June 27, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta Canadian Wheat in the Orient Alex. Mncldnti, Cntindlnh commer  cinl agent In dnpati, reports to the l>opnrtiiictit. of Trade nnd Commerce I tin t ml 1,1 tag mncblnory Is lielng Imported Into the country, nnd that there Is a noticeable Inc-reuse in the importation of wheat under the In-ivtillvc of the now customs tariff rate discriminating lietween flour iilid wheat In favor of the In Ilev. Mr. Minion n points out in his report Hint there is n great unrendl -iii'ss In ros|H>et to the shipping facilities to the Orient, which will Interfere with any . considerable wheat, trade In this direction for soim> time CANNOT STA'I II ATI una itlid-fllk'ky. 'I'liu iircsiMit qilo-Utt* loll for Alnerli'illl (loin- Is U.M.CI., $!U)6 |ict' l>rl. c.l.f., but no fresh orders can be plneod for shlpim-nt ear-Her Ihan August. The trade returns of I his port for March show Inipoi't's of 111),700,000 yen, nnd exports of 1,4(10,000 yen. A customs system has hern arranged nnd agreed to by Sir llc-bort Mart, the gist of which Is that the region will Imve free mule as a -tentative n-grcomont. for one year. Tim evnehnll'ng paragraph of the article, port >>f which wo huvo omitted as lacking of interest, contains the following words of advice. The farmer win-1 has old wheiit in .the Mn cannot do IxMtcr than to hold it there until the clomls of fnlluro and winds of alarm clear nwn.v mid he is able to see the iimrkol situation for the future ami producing crops." The W. C. T. U. TIM-: IN'DO-CHINKS'tf OPIUM THAI-TIC. There came to us from across the seas a most impressive- nnd Impor -lant cull to prayer thn-l "Clod would move thd hearts of those in author -Ity to carry forward with nil boldness, nnd with as IHtlo delny us possible, the neivssiiry sleps to secure the entire abolition of Iho trnmr." .May ilO-th was asked to Im set npart as a day of Intercession by Christ  inns, l-'.verywhere-the "Call" setting forth-that "In the illfflcult nnd slow work of giving practical effect to a righteous policy we can host strong-, nPW.' lhe,n clWk'vof pi'otttul- she uId have done. If you hnvc elgureiiIsts on your pay-roll, who nre doing good work, do not discharge them. Simply keep them ns bug ns they are of profit to you, nnd when y()u find they become n care gently lny them off, and sny you will semi for them when Further lie snys: "Apparently there Is n lot of pioneer work yet to he done. As to through rates, our elevator connection Imve no (don as to throufih rules to the Orient, nnd upon enquiry we Aim I there nre nonu established. Hut they hope to have some ready In the full. The CP.lt. Inform us thai until they kno $H |vr 2,000 pounds. Otherwise w� must consider the rate $10. On flour the rate Is established at |H, ami ve think the wheat rate will probably bo the same. It will de|ieti(l very largely, they inform us, on whnt the ocenn rates will lie nt the time of shipment. All of which you can undorstaml to mean that there will In- much delny In got ting things down to a working Iwisis." Of course, when nil those things nre brought up to "date through compot-Ing ratos. stoiidiirdizntion of grades between Cunudn nnd Japan, nnd when the production of wheat in Alih*>rta and Saskatchewan will show a sur-plus that may I"! estimated there will yet bo the handicap of lagging Hefore any profitable trade tietwoon Canada nnd the Orient can be es  tab) (shod the question of termihnl elevators and bulk shipping must Im; grappled with. I�V TIIADK WITH FI-OIR. A Mnnrhuritin firm, writing to the ofllce of the ronuncrciul ngent, stntes "There is n very Inrge trade clone lit Manchuria in flour, principally American manufacture. The British enn-su) nt this port (Tniren) bus nsked us uJiy some derivoe glnd to bo put in communication with one of the Canadian firms who woubllnko up the business. The quality pre -ferred for Manchuria Is very gluten- A FUAXK OPINION. I'hat estimable Journal, "Collier's W.ekly," seems to Im> growing saner as th� days go by. 'Phe following dltorlnl from i> rei-enl Issue shows a knowledge of the Canndinn uttitude toward* the United Hta-tes, which is almost unWpio among I'liited Htntes publicntions. More frankness of this kind would probably help each tint -Ion to understand the other. "Col-| lier's" toys: I 'Our fool treatment of Canada is nnothep lllustrn.tion of what our log-1 Islators can nccomplisli. The Oomin-t->u hn.t now made up her mind to trout us to ns harsh laws ns can be devised, and her derision is wise nnd right. Kor a ipiarter of n century she hnt waited pntiontfy, while on� President after another, awl one Secrelnry of Stnte after another, devised 'treaties InteiKliil for l\w iwit -mil 'benefit of Cana-da and 1ho I'n -itod States, l-'.very time the Senate imagining Itself to exist for Keenest-oring benefits desired by the wrll Intrenched, has prkers nre often active, alert, cometont men. They are quick to see nn opportunity, rendy to tnke ndvnntnge of it, appreciative, sympnMiotic, k-lncl. Hut when you sohind. He is not growing into n lx�tter man. He is not in the lino of evolution. .If you wont a man who will train on, lloe the cignreltist as you would a |>estilencroncw IJnes Is very encouraging, l-'or instunoe, kmuv ing the dangers arising from the facilities for securing liquor in connection with tlw House of Coui-inolis, some of the members of the Ia-Ikii- Party Instituted n ple�lge-si.gn-ing 'movement, pledging the meihlwrn of Parliament not on any account to drink during the session on the premises of Parliament. This pledge was largely signed, and no do\yl>t was useful. Again the nmjorrty of the lenders in the Labor movement throw j the full weight of their influence and i example upon the side of temperance The five officials, chnirmnn, vice-' chulrnHin secrelnry, und the two whips of the l.nlior Party nre nil totnl abstainers. So nre nlso the chairman and secrelnry of the Trade Union Congress, twenty-nine l^nbor momlwrs of Pnrliumont, nneen confined ntnin-ly to the Maritime Provinces, par -ticulnrly Halifax, it is, therefore, cs|iccially gratifying anil encouraging to these of us who have lieen urg -ing the importance of providing faster mail, communication between Cun-ndn antl the Mot-her Country to find -ttint the present proposnl hns l>oon ren�0�l with n chorus of approval from the Press of the Dominion. w ITH one ribbon and its new three-color device � BBS? X^WT III'VUIVIIW Smith Premier Typewriter is virtually three typewriters in one. It produces indelible black, purple copying or red typewriting at the will of the operator. One ribbon and a small, easily operated lever do it all. Smith Premier Typewriter Ct. S .South Mnroln St., Spokane, Waih. This machine permits not only the use of a three-color ribbon, butalsoof a two-coloror single color ribbon. No eatra co�t for this 1906 model. -THE- �J I WHOLESALE AND RETAIL OUR LJST Consists of Wild Lands, from $5.50 to 9.00 per acre en bloc, and 7.50 to 15.00 per acre at retail. Land near railway 9.00 per acre and up. Improved Farms $15 to $35 per acre. Now is the time to make selection, if you want good land near railway. CALL ON US FOR INFORMATION. HKTCH 5t COONS OLIVER BLOCK, LETHBRIDCE ��^���M���*��***��*^r*��^��*�Vlr^ V^^�^^^^^^^^t>A^^^^^^^^^A