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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - May 4, 1917, Lethbridge, Alberta PAGE EIGHT TI1R LETlinniDGE DAILY I1EIUU) FIUPA A Strategic Retreat H. c Oltava April llliulenburg has Ua analog iu ciTder-iu- founcil Rranl'ns a fivs exchange of vheat with iko .United States. This is a strategic rolreat .011. the the Dordec govorrmiem from au indr- fonsiMe position ami foreshadows thi- all ihe time. In (hi1 or Iwu (fie ikHiple fict (hat the last w.iwied to was 10 use i hi? War Aa gainst course of a year got ivfse to tho biiis tlu> llonlpu General Benefits of Free Wheat treating Caqada ihclr cycler, Naturally ihe defeat which tliey wilt surely inour j neopte noticed thai iho half dozi'n or when lUev maki tht-ir stand in living commissions ro- Eeueral election. rorto-A isrJily as auJ thai. the free Wheat rust UtdicaU? a pciier.il ivr Nor ihey fail to oliS'Tvi11 flection liol later than September. Honorable Bob is a poker ylayfr end tWs Is tTie way he opens iho j.-ot. Honorable ihsi on eviTj" rue of their >V35 OUL' Of the HsTKesi, if 1101 th.o biggest, fowl protii- CanaJa. whose cue was. of ttob has Lwu pressing for free lu sen1 corjlnj; und Ihoix fur two years back, un'l thai I Holy'head ihom The linal ovtJc-iu-e of his voice" tins been joined by ihat of j faith the ot ihe J Jordan povonimen'. which ha ruled t'anuda over to ihe looier? mij salil, "Cft rich while you was when the Arthur Metelicu. who lookeJl over and reported that the "was irrelrievablj- losi 10 tte Conservative parly unless the government iMInltter of Labor. Mr. fiiUhful scnilor.-: a jlwacheJ n plan lo iho nlfour. Freu vrhoai is ifat> result. It ihjgb cast of living in such u way thct the last card. (here were four chances lu o-ie against Even at thai the phe results ever reaching Ottawa. tuent hpsltales to play il boldly, lu Free whent a? a iuc-asure." as ivonld like to slan-l in with the (ann-ja favor extended to ally." not as rr, but it doesn't like lo fall out wiih Jan election trick of Holt llogors and Its old friends, the millers. TKe [Arthur Melghcn's, has a qucvr smrll Is ttai tree is announced .is you may lake it for gramed "war measure." It Is not accepted n ihat the of the- people Is of permanent leas I. uoi com-crn Ihnn Ihe relict il is expected rnd the Xorihwe5i farmer is warrant- ]0 afford the llordeii government. This cil In keeping his eye on it ull lie I high tariff government, which had ir iHiplemenicd by a .flausff in U-beerfully jumped the tariff 60 r.cr Ibe Tariff Act. The Northwest lartnor Wni." in two raises, bis not been dues not forget in 1915 he >vas Suddenly eonver'cd lo freer trJde. U VguUed into the bigBest isimply wants an election cry ihal u'ill wheat crop on reconl and was Lhen jalienate the smallest group of rich ilcnied a market. Never again for Ihe This group, tio rioubl. happens xiorlhwea farmer. The Ilorden gov- be the millers. The IJorden govcrn- r-rnnieiit will have to show him lirjt. to lose them oaly (or a The best guarantee of sood faiih time. thai free wheat an amenilinenl lo Iho tariff. u "War measure." nut this ihc farmer juilifieJ in Of course, this move ct the liorden ttat the Dorden goveramenl admits ihe whole cajo for put another one fatuity of Ihe arsu- once he be twice abput r.nd U'esi haul." suspicious. The I 'our wheat OD- an- Iho TJorJen of buncombe ID ex- j sorernment i-are about confisioncy eovornmeni su ]t iu the last ditch? UnTort- plain why a g iircsont fupnorlers of the Uordon governmcnl their humbuz in Ihe old flap .FDd Jollied the electors imo sTrallcTr- irs it. I As matter of [art Ihey didn't have a !ep lo stand on. All the argunic-nU OTI Hhe Liberal side, hut the Harden crowd of profiteers waved the Dd beat (he dr'jm and spc-rt an unately the Borden governmenl this country has a pood memory. U is a sadder and wiser Conada than it iras six years ago when, the Bordou gOTcrnincnt turned the profiteers loose. It ivas bad cuough in the yipin? times of e, but war was Ihe pro- Fuoraciuf slush and sa aTld at the same lime preven to preserve Canada. lor the interests. ]cheap food frow ciiMbine ovw. Th fiteers' tnonc-yrnoon. Ihe Bor- den gorerncoent goes out, as il will In the ne.ir future, it leaves Canada looting lifee a sucked orange. Thai fruits of repetitence on the Bordon goTernment's pan are onlv shadow pictures is shown by the [act that the tariff Is still maintained at its present height Thi3 ring fence is high enough to enable the middle- man lo shear both producer and COD- l In sartccloli and ashes the people of Canada have realized l Jt means lo put a EOTernmenl jn poVer whose barkers are th'e monopo] 1st sud the iwJ foresizller. The fricuils of the Borden government faegan to in rlEbt rrom the slart. The cost of llr-, ing increased rapidly. In AugysL 1914, j when the war broke oul, It bad reach-j cd a ihat looted lihe the limit- As it turned ont, U was only the be- BqrJen gOTernment may sacritice.lhe millers temporarily but U von't get back to Ihe food Toreslallers vrho put il in office und who keep U there. As for llie -.vestern farmer, shrewd student of public questions, he will laugh at this clcvecih hour stuff. If Dorricn sovernment really believes freer trado ft hare removed that handicap on wheat sis years ago. Ten cents a on Ihe exportable of higher and higher prices. j D, h t f r Tha war was Just the thlDg the doctor mnu 1n ordered for the Horden governments statisticians can (ipj w'ould g-et away with it because (he) goTernment was their friebd. Al Ihc very oiiUet the government S assumed power by means ol the War i Measnres Act to regulate prices or anything else .Lhat_ needed regulating, nut they had no fntenlion of hurling their triend3. The Pleasures Act was a rod in pickle and (hat wag where they kept pickle. They- had no Idea cf chastizing irlth II. They simplr took (he rod and "p-jt it arrar safely where nobody else coulfl get il. The theory was that ihc reople -y-ould loot at the rod and say. "What 'a stern disciplinarian Ibis Qorden gov- ernment However you can't fool the people Mai !s Uric Acid 'iTHE CAUSE OF BACKACHE, GRAVEL AND SUDDliN DEATH, has lu forgive: It's a safe bet that he won't do IL He will reckon that a government as badlr spoiled with war scandals and chronic misdeeds as Die Bordc-n government has too many ;pots to change in a hurry. H. K CADSBT. the discoTery of nric acid the blood by Scheele, in 1775, ind bid tHec; il had apon llie body, ]1a rid ifce tiaaea and (he blood ol polwo. Because of its orfr- in Ihe it cjnsts patoa here'tnd Lhere, rhen- -.maltsiu, gout, gravel, nenralgia mi H was Dr. Pierce who dis- coveredm niw agenl, ;whrch will throw; out and Ihia'title acid from Ihe sya- "Jnoric" baa proved to be 37 feme more potent than tiihin, and yon nctd no longer tear or triicalir or tout, or mtny other which ara ,aermndeat on tccumalation ot aria ACitJ wilhin Ihe body. Send lo Pierce, o( '.helrjyjlida' Hotel and Sur- SicaL Inslilote, BnEfalo, N. Y.t (ot I 10 ccnta tor i (nal package of Anaric -1( yoa feel'that (ired, woro-oot retting, backache, or if year tieep ]j di'fojbed by loo frcqnfnl nrtnatlon, go to your beft drug More aak lor Dr. Ann ric Tab lets, 1 Tbcy pul np lu 50-ctnt packages. Pjerce's tepulalion Is back of ibis roedicine aci yo-i fcnoiv thai his JGoldeu Mcdicftl; Discovery" viU PQ sou id and be mlHtJ In the Siuto-. Jlis- which laVi> uway itic limit Minneapolis aod fort Any used liy ihe miilcrs lu liulfulci anil oilier KI'SUTU iwlriis will, uf go from Fort William to Uuf- ila. As a matter of fact, there Is QL the resc-m' limp of- for which the lounagi.1 has been chartered, waiting to to shipped from Furl William to Duffilo by KT, Thcro ivill Lc plenty of business (ur (he bttits of the SteJtnslilp UHPS, and ihe Canntla StenmAip Lines uill endeavor 10 bave plenty of boats for the tralllc. As far as iho C. P. R. Is concerned, do noi see that it will umko very niuch difference to that comjiany, as It R-ill have- Uic haul to Minneapolis on nny wheat solug for nillliutr pur- poses The Canadian Xortliern has a lino to Duluih. so I do not think it will nf- fccr, ihpni very much. It may inatc some difference to ihe Graud-Trunk Pacific, as it has no Hue to ellher Mlii- or Dulutli. 1 undersland that the rales of freiehl to Minneapolis nnd Duluth from points west of Winnipeg arc just the same as 10 Fort William and Port Arthur, so the raitvrays will set prac- ikaily the Fame caritiogs on what they carry to AojerJcan points, The Transportation Prsbtem'' While It is a fact Ihnt evtry Can- adian would like to-see Ihe traffic from our Canadian Xonh-West so east- ward over our Cnn.idJaii railways, in- stead of south to American points, it tu borne in mind ihat with HIP increased production in our Canadian North-West whlcli we are alt looking for ivithin Ihc iiest feiv (lie proMem is 50105 to be to move Ihe increased volume of traffic out cl the country and save any congestion, aud I bi-licve that in addition to, what is shipped to Minneapolis -auil Dumih. HIP Canadian lines will have all the traffic limy .can handle io Fort William and Pgn Arthur, in 10 wbat Diey may brloa forn-ard all rail to our cvtn Canadian Atlaulic. ports. As far as tbe Canadian millers arc concerned. 1 bclievo "ifral they are more frightened than hurt. evidently afraid of losing 5onio( of' Ideir trade lo through competi- tion wilh the American oaillers.: Prob- ably they will, bul, on the other Ivand, 11 appears to me Ihat the large Can- adian mills are Just as modern and up- to-date as any mills in the United Elates, and it would seem as jf (Iiero was "no real reason irhy they .shpnld not be abie io compete with'' their neighbors, and, although lose some of their local trade, I believe, at certain points compete successfully for a consider- able portion of the local trade.fn. the United Stales. For instance, Ibsre 1he '-Maple Leaf Milllns Company's .mill al Port Colcman. TUere'is no reason at all why Ihis mill cannol gel 3 share ol llie flour trade. Some of the1 Canadian mills should he able to get a share ot the England market. In fact, J happen lo know that one ol them baa taken steps iri Uial direction already, and is Duwiii. to open up an agency In Boston. The prices in New England arc high- er, than In Canada just r.nd the Canadian miller in question will no doubt be able lo open Dp a profitablo and extensive busings. Canadian millers tar that there no money in the export trade In (lour, as'they have lo in thg foreign markets wiih practically llie "whole world, so it is apparent that their pro- fits arc roainly In Iho Jotal mar- kets, Therefore, do not sec Ihat as far as export Luslness Is concerned, AMERICAN SUNK Miiy American snlliug vessel Mftrsarol off lh" Irish wast on 27 by u KulmixrliiP. boltiK fire. No men- tlon pf of life is luado. There were several sallhig vcssoU of tlmt immu. SATISFACTORY CONDITION Ixuidou, May Cureon. member of tho war council, ho reccsulzcd tlic Bubuiarlno mctiare to Lo fonuMaljlo, but stf.lcii thai '.'to cabinet luid niado allowances for n "aalase of than whlcb already tind taVcn place. Ho diu not MiUEclf thLnk that iho warfaro affect (ho ultitunto ia- suo ol llio wur Tlio lu Itussln h.0 declar- ed wui> bUU rctanloJ as witltoibl Lvoriie .ndsor Salt THE CANADIAN SALT CO. LIMITED- how ilils cliange will attoi-t them ii! nny way. '_ _ II is no dojbl true'iliai njoal of (hi1 Canadian luflls ure equipped ivilli LTii-l Itcd Stales niachlniTy on o iluiy has been paid, and. of course, to] this extent they are handicapped lul Amerii-au (iriiis. H! la uUo true Thai the American millerj will a bcllir markei (or his bran i and shorts ihaii (lie Canadian miller, J bat this will be changed in Iho years i (o vonie, if our Canadian farmers wlH' gu in more for mixed firming, wblnhj I am inclined :o think thai they will do. The spring crop grown In ihei Aniericau is IiarvesteO Iwo or iliree weeks earlier ilian ours, ami IT has 'oien happened Ihat llie Cana- diaii millers have bought large quan- tifies "of Dululb wheai. ami ground fame [or export, so ti is cvidenl (halt ihey are able lo compete with Amcri-i iiillls fls'far as this business is con- Allbough llie government has air iiuunced Ihc removal of ihc duty from wheat and flour'as I do nul expect to seb if ever I believe that U of firoat benefit to (he farmers, and I am con-: vinccd that our millers will, aflor a trial, find oul Ihat Ib- Lr Interests hove! not wtil offer no objec-j lion to the coiiiinuancn of ihc arrange-1 mcut. i 1 cannot help looking upon the great North-West as (he backbone oj Canada, anil iJie more prosperous and. conlcntcd ilie larmer-s nre. ihe soilner: Lbc..country vrilV.lje.sK-Ulcd. j Free will i-omribute 10 ihc! of lllc'Weslcrn farmer, an'l'. consequently, to his conlentmcni. Once. onjoycil the Hrfrantages of arrangement, he will never ronsenl to npr.dn.-l Ihink tl'.erc will Lc anydemand li> Hiat direction from any-other section of tlic public.; The tide ol emigration will lurn to Canada, coumry will nnques- tionubly. receive n greatly increased number of settlers Hie Uuitul States as .a i refill t.of the letting down of IhEJe tarif: banlcr5. N While They Last .V Men's Hats All Colors and Shapes, Slftsim's, lirgnliir Hoys' Men's Men's Oxfords Well Worth fjij.00. Siiecial Ladies' Hose Silli Fleece in Black or Tan. Special.................. 25c_ Cashmere Hose. Regular S5o. Special................. .We Silkalinc Hose in (an and bluck. Special Ladies' Skirls Special j Also IJliiu or Black Serge. Regular j Men's Ties j Children's Sandals Kcg-ulni; -IDc. Hijpt'ial ...___irxv All .Sixes. Special 1J _ 40r. Per pulr 20c i AOSC Your last chance to huy Ihesc al the above price. estern Mercantile Co. "Where, Your Dollar Docs Us Duty" Lcdibridgc, Alberta dcrangemeota 61 Uw ilvac, AMERICAN 3UNK N'ow York, May The American schooner Woodward of 7-H tans, has sunk by a ODrman sub- marine. Tho crew was saved, Baked to a Turn! Our modern ovens, skilfully tended, never over-bake or bum Som-Mor CONVINCING VALUES IN THE FINEST GROCERIES AT'KERR'S Every one is at-its crisp and lasty best Plain and Sailed. In Only. It takes even baking, too, to get the uniform golden browii and I the melting crispnesa of our GRAHAM WAFERS Sold in Packages Only, 'Wnt Bisciif Oranges. Fancy Navels, dozen 35c, 4Qc, and 45c Grape Fruil, two for 25c Rhubarb, for..............'., R5c dozen..................... 40c each......................, P5c Cucurnbars, each'y............... 30c and 35c Onione, pound 10c Onions, green, three bunches for ,-.......25c Radishes, ihree bjnchta for.............. 25c eath 30c .Asparagus, per pound 25c Lemons, larqc'alze, per dozen............30c Hot House, per pound...........35c ..Head Lellucc, each 15c Spinach, per pound..................... JSc AND TOMATOES TO ARTHtVE TODAY, Green Beans 25c Pickles, in Sweei Mixed and Ghirklns, per pint 20c DUI Pickles, per 20c Salmon Yacht Club. No, 1 per tin 2DC Quick Puddings, and Custard, two 25o Grape Juice ...............25c, 50c ?nd 41.00 Jelly Powder, three pk0s. far ?5c Tea, Kerr's 45c Coffee, Our Ideal Blend, bean or fresh ground. Three pounds lor Salad Dressing two for..........25c Waler Glass, per tin'...........'......... 20c CccoiT, Van Heulcn's or Bensdorf, each SDt Honey, Ontario pure, 6 !b, pall, each Tomatoes, Iwo tins for 43c Peas I5i Corn and Beans, Iwo, for................-. 35c Seeded Raisins, per package 15c Dates, Dromedary, pacVage I5c Curranls, fancy cleaned................. 25c Bath Brick, for..................... 354 Crown ;uul Oolden West. .Special this week, 6 for 25r Peare1 Soap, psr take.........-.......... Baby's Own, two boxes 65c Marmalade, Robertson's Scotch 30c Pineapple Marmalade ....................35c Grape Fruit Marmalade 35c Canned Soup, !wo tins 35c ClamE, per tfn Grated Parmeean Cheese, In glass, each 25c the Gravy maker I5c Holland Rusks, per package 15c Chicken, "a la King" 40c and 75c Corn' Flour- Brown and Poison's, two pack- ages for 35c Onion Seti, Yellow Dutch, 2 Ibs. for......55c Sweet Pea Seeds, mixed, per Ih. 90c Sweet Pent, fancy variety colors, Orange, Rose, prlmroie, Crimson, Labrador, While and Pink, per ounce...........20c Corn FfnkeE, per package JOe GhractJed Wheat Biscuits, for ....___25c IJrooin.s. safe this week On O KERR :iiid Provision Phones JI433 siiul Fiflli.Sh-cct HtmUi ;