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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 30, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta .PAGE EIGHT THE LRTimnmGK DAILY raiiMY, MAw.ii iin, FOOTER ATTACKS THE COUNCIL AGRICULTURE (Winnipeg Free Press) Tho slatoiucEil of Sir George Icr appearing In Iho Dominion gov- closes." All of statement ihnt before Ihls' year t true, exccul tlio farmer his He may. i j crnnieul newspaper In WlnnliicK ........_. probably" ono; of (lie fnc.sti aHc lu move it t'r 1 by a cabinet, UU[ ai in-eso-it linn-1, and for minister UhrU'rios ever' been'. Made.-: a considerable Iil llib''SlaicmoJH rosier i ur ilutt iwii has been markei- HllBcKb'Uio' loyally of Iho 'Canadian I and liie men Intimates dial (hey urujhgg ii arc satisfied lo las'.' loolB.'anit admits thai lie lias gf 10 or 11 cunts inoro a party to ih'elr being sj-sti-nrallcally: bushel for January mid February, anil lobbed since 1912. Furthermore, Sir j t-, n busncl more lor Gcorfco tells ihe. farmers that Is all ihal Iboir'wheat is worth. Passing over the preamble, which covers, the hisl'o'y .of what led up to the'offer, and .In whlcli iho only item of social (r.lcrcst is tlio udmls- Blon Sir George tlial ihe J1.30 was riot f, uricc flieJ by. live Hrllifh lie come lo the sum- ming uu of Ihc situalion. which ap- pears in carefully numbered I'Sra- praphs. Number One reads Hi (pi- lows: rite. Jl-Mil for Ns. 1 Nor- Iheru' d6iV hot Indicate, the'tirUM whirs' the 'farmer., will gel- for his wholeVrtp. -He. is to liavn all. grades' from :No. 1 Nor- thern' to No.' C. Commercial: on im avcraw.'lio will )mvn of No. 1 tlisr. of ihe IOW.T grades. The termer Knows tlie epre.idi lo under (he pres- ent mt-tlioJ of purchase, ho U subject on wlieal of pood null- ing valuo but of inferior grides as certified. "If. on Ihc other hand, llrl-. tlsb buys all his -Mirat in terms of Ik; uiillablo valuo. aiij li'JJ s it from the larinrr and not from thu specolntor, tlio farmer gets (lie full price for It. Me does not to aiiUe. v.i'-li anyone. "In selling to (he Imtisb gov- c-rnmeDl, IS.'- gets the price for his No. 1 .Northern, n ml sets for his other millable vhcai a price determined by its value, as compared iritti .Vo. 1 lor basins and milling purposes. Jle is saved from the arbitrary spreads which rob due. and ioure lo i- thc middleman." Murrh lllan. ncrordlns to Sir Xosicr the llrillsb soveraiuent aro vllllai 10 late lor the whole If It Is not Eainblins to lot yet n-ciled to for guinbUnc lo a it-vl October till! EOV- T il to deliver neil on the Witml- per MM between Auslralfa und Imlln nmlhirov Is ine.iut fiy saying 25 per ceiil. or iiothlnr; of the sp.ico avatlftbUi fur eOnimerelil llm leailer'of tlio frelBW" Is iiol very clear. It 75 loMiomM wrrfTcoIi) ff'ti J-2 nnd 100 per oenl. is requisitioned toi war 55 3.n Iwo temporary loana i riiiK ttown tJie price lie said Ilie bomls wcro sold at, 91-1-3, lo the lint prlco of S9 IH. which Ibo provliulnl Lreasurci staled wni tlio price. raid the premier. "Iberc Is nn diareo ngalnsl-tho Koveriiment. Tbero charRO .against the trust coin- panics who Intil coiKlurtetl Iho lius-l- ness In tlic ordinary way business Is doiio on thai markol. That Is Ihe coneludeil tin] premier, "ot this wnndorful mysterious tlilnB that'was going'lo be broiiphl lo the aileulion of Ibc hbuso today." Another Criticism. T. M, Tweodio commented upon tlic Sir. Slicbouer said tliat the provln- ,hc clal treasnrcr's esplannllon of the] (ion as to wlicu tlio money dad been of lionda Iho nol werol IIOMANCE RECALLED I lafil Inlo'lliu bank. Tll.eie mlRliI lo n I BY CHETWVND'S' DEATH in If ihcy xnl Ili'o full iimoiml ofi. llicy wero cninietl lo but FO slr Married Itail (llB.ippearcil nnd they "Wild" London, (Jooi'gc Cliotnynd at rails (lid faiui Ihg Vlclorlau ere. Sir Qcpreo-a turf career had n ro- ncii niatico. llo wan mnrrlcd In to' llt'c ilaVehluciesB of HusUngx, boinls. Mr.'iMltc'hell referred to n died In 1307. This lady, whoso bcnnly by tho railway dciiarlmciitjand form led lu lier Ic-lng ealled "If-n pbckel w.isi tlio only danr.h- ler of thc eccoiul MartiAils ot An- for conslnicllon purposes or Ilio J''orcncc 1'iigct, as slio tlK'ii of eiiulpniccit, was peifectly was etigngcd lo marry Homy legal. Slio drove with him OIHI So ihat nfter all. the National Trust' morning lo a weil known West I'.nd Company and Iho Kmplre Trust Com- almn to liny part nl her (rondeau, vveto nciEni; In (o tho j Slio v.'ui passionately ntlaehed lei Ihn riLlo luM down by Mr. I'aynu In Marquis of Hasllngs, ami blu' (lit1 umount of liitere.ft In llio Kml fehop by ,-i ililTej-ojil cordaiico with prtiper book-Keephis door, leaving Cliaplln bclilnd. Hlio lirlnclples. So far as Ilie atatc-incnl met tlic marquis outsido tuid mai-i'jed went thai Ihc inoncvy should lie paid him, out on progress estimates, lie took tlio' Tltrci) yearn later a dramatic re- nround that tlie Inlere.U on the tt-in-1 vcnge came. Clmplln ivon llio llcrby porary loans wns as mucli iiart of Iho with Jlennlt, a rank outsider, nl Oij Sliurlly.atlorviHril lig .ooiumllled mil- Threo' yeare Ills widow 'Pockcl Mir (leorgo TUoy liaplln to Wed ihnil n Iwo 'Junuhlern. yf Hnctliigs. i Is now ti vtscouiil and li nf utrl sHH "HVO 111 llio age CllClwyild tieatn 01 hir; >loitc ie-1 is Jovo Blory ot OS. U Ottawa undor'lhc naijio'of coinp- roller of I'avne Ilidt [lllerest. >L. nil sueli loans and inoiicy borrowed I glescy. cost of suil otlker Uto loan ihu nt llu) lima Iha I A. K his Information tin1 niLiilc, Ihnl to lunids wero soiil] to 1. nml Iho .llarquln of a cropper nnd lost BO heavily the raco lliat ho was ruined. .MONiY TO LOAN PRIVATE FUNDS MOHTCAQES AND AGREE .MENT5 FOR SAUE PURCHASED ' NKW DOMINION BLOCK Opposite Court House Ehortage that It was due to two pay-1 borrowed upon which tlie Interest bad one of interest amounting to j lo Iho t'omimiy nt 31 1-2 'II 1 nnt lufortncil." lio ailili'd. "Ilien I (nv Ilio ai assprtlnn [hero was loud Inughtor from tl'.u l.lticnLl bciu-hts- Jlo I'Olili-niled It was IDcKill lu ik'tliicL the intcroiit froiu the principal lion. .1. llnylo rnllril nllenlloii lo (ho fact lliat Sir Thomas White, (iu- inister uf Canaila, had liecn Liunuger of tin; N'AUoual 'I'rusl Com- and that J. niiiil if munitions for tho Imperial govorn- ncut in t'anaila was president. T was no cviileiK-f Inifore tlic house llial .IICEO men had acted crookedly, that they did nol arrniuil for the. money Iti llldr hands. The oviiosillmi. -asserted [liu nlltilsler. atleiUiJlltrg lo !dc about whether Ihc Iwcids wero colil at S3 3-J or ai Ihat prim with cer- tain charges uilded. This umleil Ilio ilebate aiul Mr. Mtchcner willnlresv his liiolljn fur an adjournment ot tliu house. roverniucril William nnd assumed Ihe c.spense of ellins il on board, there would be 1C cents from Ihc price of 51.30 even on the wheat which reached Ihe ter- minals and laSen'ovcr immedi- ately by 1be Uriiisb Assuming Ihat CiM'Ss'? -ell lo Drilain is bushels, certainly 50 per cent, of that amounl surplus to storage. ie paid out on progress es work done, nnd that, '.he could nol be accounted for In this way. As to tlie statement that the bonds were sold at S3 3-4, ft was not accord- ing lo the facts, said tlie leader of the opposition. It'Was absolutely untrue. The price al which Ihe bonds were underwritten by Lnzard Dros. aud Co.. London was 91 1-2 and not SO 3-J as vas stated by Ihe provincial treasurer. The difference, between that and Ihe price given by ILe provincial treas- urer lo cover up his shortage made a difference of approximately JUo.UOO. This, added to the sum that was Il- legally palil for Interest made a total of i He claimed that the contention of Ihe opposition Ihererore, still held t could not be got out. and the slor- to put il at T. very eoaservalive figure, would be another r liushel, or .cay cen'ts to come'off the price of every tamfsT'of bushel which the Brlliah EOTernment is paying for on a basis of Xo. L Northern. Tins taSes no be anolhsr a cents per (herc was a shortOEe 0[ 21-2 cents on a Joliars !ls. or a charge of 0[ Hie Canadian Northern lhal governmcnt coyiltl satlEry 111 the opposition or thc country was by count of interest on money thai would a colnmission to investigate have the (hj3 a3 ffelj as charges made against the minister of railways in which he contended the public interest had not been protected. If this Is correct, 'George permitted it to Inore Ulan five years? sent statement is inie. tlie western farmers have b'ec-n rubbed of liuu- drcds or thousands of dollars an- nually and he has been a party to reforms had not )L Even Leon for by the farmers Uicm- it was duty as the In control of the sram trade. lo that sucb iujusticea. if they did cxiEt. were removed. But ibe more aiaazin? in that crop that must be held In slore. These may look like very profitable figures to Sir George Foster, but ttey certainly do not look like profitable figures lo the practical men who ninpt produce the crop. Sir George In'nts tbat not to hare accepted thc offer is both foolish and jiflinrai.. but he will have- difficulty in proving the folly of such a course lo western farmers and lo men -of the calibre of thc wheat commission of Oreat Britain. K would be no proof oi loyalty nor Mo Charge Made. Premier Siilon replying Eaid lhal the linn, member made no against any member of the charge govern- ment. "If he has made a charge." said he, "he has made It against the National Trust Co. and Ilie British Kmplre Trust Co. These are tlie gen- tlemen who are entirely responsible connection with the matter and or member for Centre. Calgary said there was really notlime to e.vcrtetl about. The members of Hie opposl- tion had evidently received Borne Iiv formation in reference to (lie sale ol Ihc bonds from (he people who had sold them. But there was nothtn. Iraordlnary in thc brokers having made an extra fee out of a transac- tion of Ihat kind. He remarked Ilia Ilie city of Edmonton about four years ago hnd a bond Tlie bonds ivcrc sold lo Ihc Imperial Hank and Ihc hank resold (hem and there was a pro- fit of some on tliat transac- tion. Dut It was never Insinuated by anyone that the mayor oE Kdmonton hail had any share In tho profit that was made by Ihc liriiJernTiiors. George Hoadlcy claimed thai there liad been no direct either by thc premier or the Attorney-General, as lo the price the bonds were, sold at. Jrcmier Sifton reminded Ihe member hat the provincial Ireasurer had slat- ed that tfcc-'net prices lo thc coru- iany was S3 3-4. Mr. Mitchell said that was Ihe price hey ivcrc sold by Ihc C. N. n. lo tlio underwriters. Afler that they might have been sold throe or. four times. Ifnn. J. II. Doyle' pointed out that the company liad a right to sell (heir own bonds. Not Satisfied Mr. Ho.tdley iiiid he was not satis- fled with the explanation and was pro- ceeding to thc government C. P. R. STOCK New York, Mar. sale to ilay for C. n. was aL 1C I. HELP mill nit ma 111.1 are lhp only whosc alraid lo toll "what the bonds heen sold at. Premier Siiton rclorterl warmly thai they were nnt afraid of anything the member for Okotoks saW or the lea'Jc' of the opposition sairl nr the for Calgary ami, were valueless ?o their insinuations Far as thc govern- the western farmer lo undertake lo i llc ha3 raallc any____....._ produce grain at a loss wben Ihe Tno government and the wheat commission Eland ready and j provjlu.jai treasurer have not handled willing lo buy it al a reasonable o( thc moncy and it any mistake fit from every other part ot Leen made it is between these Empire. trust companies who looked after the money hart disappeared. The Iran- It our wheat is only irortn 51.30: business and made a return lo (he sactlon was a rccular one in the sale basis Fort William, while the British' mcnl side of thc Issue was concerned, Hon. C. n. Mitchell sain Lhal rncicc. but as yet none of them have been ilcluded in Ihe reports ot thc Ilrain commission, and, indeed, unlll Ihe present year none bave been made public through Ibe ordinary niediiuu of (he press. This winter t. few have been published in con- licciion with thc milling value of rusted wheat. Hut laying this aside and dealing v.iih Ihe matter of Hie price 10 he jiahl for wheat other than Ko. 1 Nonhern on thc basis of ils baking jnd milling vaiue.: Jf.lhe offer of Ilie Tlnlish government, were acct_ ed for Ihe crop of who would establish these values? Great Uri- "There are. In addition, uncer- tainties of transport from Fort William lo Europe. At llils very moment all British liners palling frcm Canailtnn ports have from 15 to 100 per cent, of their space requisitioned for war ami army food supplies; Ihls lejvea from 2-5 per cent, to nothing available for commercial freight oiTering." li Ihere are uncertainties of porlatlon, surely (hat Is an argument In favor of Ihe higher value ot our wheat to Britain, for if Inerc arc difficulties of transportation between Fort ami Europe, illf- ficuHies arc magniCed one Lundred- I REMEMBER I I THE SAILORS I The Jolly Jack Tars Saturday, March. 31st A 51b. BOX OF CHOCOLATES DONATED BY THE LETH- BRIDGE CANDY CO., CONTAINING GOLD BROOCH DONATED BY MRS. E. A. will be Raffled in aid of Sailors' liclicl" Fund His Worship, Ihe Mayor, mak- ing Ihe drawing at the Lfcllv bridge Candy Co.'s Slorc, K. P. Building on Saliivflay Xistfil Xcxt March 31. Afternoon tea will be ssrved and there will be a pantry table at the store in Ihe afternoon and a percentage of all candy sales will go toward the 5aiiorsr Relief Fund. A nnouncement t bet) (o announce ID the Ladles of Lethbrldrje that I have tak- en over the BIG ELECTRIC VACUUM CLEANING MACHINE that lias been operated In this city for Hit past two years by Hie. Electric Co., And that on nrul after April 2nd, I Intend Lo devote my whole Lime to this business. I have put this machine to vigorous teals and am satisfied that It will-clean the dirtiest perfectly and bring then-back lo look PS new. If you have not tried this method of cleaning ask your friends have or let me demonstrate. Lo you. My charges will be moderate and 1 will do my work In your own house without ?.ny dust or bother. If you live In a block, I will call nnd get your rugs and return them within-24 houri. All. work Is guaranteed. I'honc your orders In now ami Uioy will bo promptly aUendc'l lo; osllmnles cheerfully givcu. Yours for service, WILL IIAYTEK 1101 Eleventh Street South. THOXE P1IOMK ISI50 laln or (he eihploycfl by Department of Trade and Commerce And w-Kcn would they, tie the first of the crop to forward is generally of high quality, there Is no guarantee that this wIM j continue to be the case. The crop; ol was a case in point; thc c.-op i of Manitoba.- affected by rust, was, the first to move. Very lrcn.uent.y. liowcvcr, it is not yiotsilil'i to es'.; llsh thc commercial grades of 'he! tiop until well along ia Nove nher. j because It Is nnt possible to get Eamples of the whole] crop, and It would lie ci'ially the I case with thc milling and baliins tests. How, then, would thc value of "the" earlier shipments of low grade wheat bo arrived al? Would thc farmer have lo holrl this grain In Store until its value is established And-, if so, who would pay the Elor- "in sec-lion Number Two fiir Geoigo "There are also chances to oe taken In respect to price In the open market. The farmer can- not market this'year'e crop until ihe lale full of 19i; or the win- ter of If'lf. Many thlnsa way happen between now and The price may be higher if Ihe war for another year: Ihe price may bTcafc lower if Ihc DAIRYMEN! You Will find a steady market for your cream and milk with us- Highest price returns. We can supply you with cans at following prices: 5 gallon cans S gallon cans Write us for prices. We arc agents for the BEATRICE CREAM SEPARATOR. The best an the market. Easy to operate and saves you 25% to 40% on the initial cost, THE LETHBRIOGE Your Candies: at the Candy Co. Store in the K. Saturday I I I i I The Lethbritlge Candy Company Auction Sale of Cigars Manufacturer's Stock VTADDINGTON'S AUCTION ,S. 15. BUILDINCJ Saturday Afternoon, Mar. 31 At 3.00 p.m. and In the evening at 8.00 p.m. FRANK WADDINGTON Is favored with Instructions from A. W. Wheatcraft who, Is re- Mnqiiishlng his cigar manufacturing business to svll by Public Auction his remaining stock of CIGARS, including Qagdads In boxes of 50 each. Alberla Panclelas in boxes of BO each. Mi Perlas, In boxes of 60 each. Mi Perlas, in boxes of 25 each. All cigars in A' I condition. Also 3 few Hems ol OFFICE FUR- NITURC including OAK DESK WITH REMING- TON MACHINE COMPLETE. TERMS CASH Auctioneer's Phone 770 Residence 159 large pciTcniago, will IIP given lowanl .Sailors' KelicI Fund. Tlio rnnilios arc fresh and you no more lliuu at other places so help (he cause. K. P. BUILDING Home cooking snlc commences at Uii'ce o'clock in K. P. Ilall, Afternoon tea and good musical program. Don't foi'gct I I I I J Thoroughly Dependable HARNESS Made in our own shop ami combining every fea- ture (hat .should enter into harness making. Always good working harness, easy (o lake can1, ol', hand sewn and guaranteed (o he de- pendable in .service. ALBERTA SADDLERY Fifth Street S. ;